Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Applied Instrumental Music and Associate Director of Bands

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a non- tenure-track Instructor position in Applied Instrumental Music and Associate Director of Bands. Candidates must hold an earned Masters in Music by start of appointment (August 1, 2015). A minimum of one year teaching experience at the College/University level is required. Graduate teaching Assistantships do apply towards this minimum. A Doctorate of Musical Arts or ABD is preferred with a minimum of 3 years teaching at the College/University level is preferred. Graduate Teaching Assistantships do apply towards this minimum. 

Applicants must also have a proven ability to teach applied music, in either brass or woodwind studies, to students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. The successful candidate will serve as the Associate Director of Bands, working closely with the Director of Bands, and assist the marching band and administer athletic bands. Public School teaching experience is desirable, though not required. 

Essential duties and responsibilities include: Applied Music Instruction in either Brass or Woodwind studies; teach instrumental courses as needed, which may include conducting, technique courses, and/or marching band pedagogy; and Conduct assigned instrumental ensembles. Experience in Visual Design and/or arranging for marching band is desirable, though not required. 

This position also requires service on departmental committees and attendance at faculty meetings. The successful candidate will also assist in the recruitment of instrumental studies students. 

Additional duties regarding safety: 

1. Works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. 

2. In relation to level of NIMS training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned. 

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, founded in 1909, with a student enrollment of approximately 4200, is located in Durant, Oklahoma, 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 southeast of Oklahoma City. Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by the National Association of Music. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2014 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Prior to receiving a letter of appointment, the successful candidate must submit official transcripts to the Office of Academic Affairs. Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, evidence of research, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendations to: 

Office of Diversity, Equity and Compliance 
Southeastern Oklahoma State University 
1405 N. 4th Avenue PMB 2750 
Durant, OK 74701-0609 

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