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(December 16) Assistant/Associate Professor of Music – Director of Bands
The Division of Music, College of Fine Arts at Oklahoma Baptist University invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Music/Director of Bands, to begin August 2017.
The focus of this position is to effectively:
Recruit and teach undergraduate, instrumental music majors, with particular attention to those who have percussion or brass instruments as their principal applied areas of study;
Develop a private studio of either percussion or brass students, leading to the advancement of a regional and national profile for the Division of Music as pertaining to percussion or brass instruction and ensemble performances.
Assist with the training and supervision of students pursuing a degree and subsequent career in the field of music education.
Teach additional undergraduate courses according to expertise and the needs of the Division of Music.
It is required that the incumbent model exceptional musicianship through performance, conducting, and teaching. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills resulting in the recruitment of undergraduate students and develop a professional-winsome rapport with community vocal and orchestra teachers and performers. The successful candidate must provide references that can attest to their successful administrative skills and knowledge to manage and advance the marching band and symphonic wind programs.
Minimum requirements for candidates is as follows:
Must be an active member of a local evangelical church and be willing to commit to the vision and mission of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Education: Master’s degree in music or music education; DMA preferred.
Experience: 5 years successfully demonstrating teaching at the high school or collegiate level, including leadership responsibilities with a marching band. Training and performance experiences with percussion or brass, percussion or brass ensembles, and marching and concert bands a must.
TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a letter of application, and OBU Faculty application form: http://www.okbu.edu/businessaffairs/hr/forms.html , Statement of Faith, vita, three current letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts. Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Scan completed application along with other requested materials and send to email@example.com.
Oklahoma Baptist University is a private, Christian liberal arts institution with more than 2000 students and 300 faculty and staff, on a 200-acre campus in Shawnee, Oklahoma. OBU seeks to transform lives by equipping students to: pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live a life worthy of the high calling of God in Christ.