Director of Bands Faculty Position: Division of Fine Arts/Music
May 3, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Faculty Careers - Fine and Performing Arts
The Division of Fine Arts / Music at Louisiana College seeks to fill a non-tenure appointment to begin August 1, 2018.
Description of Position:
The Department of Music is a rapidly growing entity on the campus of Louisiana College and is seeking a qualified musician, conductor, and leader to be appointed as Director of Bands for the 2018-2019 academic year. This position is a non-tenure appointment.
The qualified candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional musicianship, quality leadership, and a Christ-centered educational mindset that permeates the duties for the position.
The position will require the conducting of the Louisiana College Wildcat Marching Band, the Red River Wind Symphony, the LC Wind Ensemble, and various courses within the B.M. K-12 Education-Instrumental Music curriculum including, but not limited to, conducting, various methods courses, Instrumental Music in Secondary Schools, and others based on the applicants abilities. Private lessons may be required as well, based on the instrumental background of the applicant.
The candidate will also be responsible for assisting with all college and departmental recruiting efforts which include, but are not limited to, Preview Day, Front of the Line, school recruitment visits, Department of Music SHOWCASE, Department of Music Audition Days, and other creative recruitment opportunities as needed.
The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
A successful applicant must hold a Masters degree in music, preferably Instrumental Conducting or Music Education with considerable amounts of time of teaching experience. D.M.A. or Ph.D. in Conducting or Music Education preferred.
To apply for this position, please submit:
A cover letter
A link to a short video comprised of rehearsal and concert footage of the applicant conducting and working with an ensemble.
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Candidates should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation.
Additionally, candidates must complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms (located on the LC website) and submit them via email.
Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:
Dr. Cheryl Clark, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA. Louisiana College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, governed by a Board of Trustees, affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of background screening checks.