Music Position

Faculty Position in Music

Director of Bands and Conductor of Concert Band 
Instrumental Music Education

Full-time; Tenure-Track; Rank Dependent on Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Music or Music Education or related field. ABD will be considered. Professional experience desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will oversee instrumental programs, direct the Concert Band; teach courses in instrumental music education, music history, world music; applied areas (specifically brass); support the university's general education and interdisciplinary programs, and conduct research that supports and extends disciplinary, departmental and university missions.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

APPOINTMENT: Fall semester 2014.

DEADLINE: Consideration of applications begins January 15, 2014 and continues until an appointment is made.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office below:

• letter of interest
• curriculum vita or resume
• three letters of reference (submitted directly from referee or from a placement office)
• official transcripts
• completed supplementary application
• DVD or web link of the candidate conducting

CONTACT: Elaine Suderman
Assistant to the Academic Dean
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.