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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
The University of Northern Colorado School of Music
Associate Director of Bands + Music Education (Tenure Track Assistant Professor)
  • Completed terminal/doctoral degree in Wind Conducting and/or equivalent in Instrumental Music Education by contract start
  • 2 years of experience conducting concert bands at the high school or college level
  • 2 years of experience conducting athletic bands at the high school or college level
  • 2 years of public school teaching experience
Position Expectations:
Selected candidate will:
  • Conduct UNC Symphonic Band
  • Teach applied Conducting lessons
  • Teach Wind Literature & Pedagogy courses
  • Teach coursework related to Teaching Instrumental Music in K-12 Schools
  • Supervision of Student Teachers
  • Direct UNC Marching Band
  • Direct UNC Pep Band
  • Teach Marching Band Techniques
  • Serve on Doctoral and Masters Committees
  • Develop and maintain an active profile nationally as a conductor/clinician
  • Contribute to the recruitment of wind, brass and percussion students to UNC
  • Actively demonstrate service at the university, state, and national levels
Applications Must Include:
Attach cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, transcripts, a list of references, and a document to links with a video recording of performances. Applicants will also need to enter the names and contact information for three current professional references who will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation directly onto a confidential portal. Application review will commence December 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Contact Diana Algiene-Henry with questions about the position:
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
Application review will commence December 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
December 10, 2021
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Diana Algiene-Henry,
Institutional Information:
Founded in 1889, UNC is a public doctoral research university committed to student success. We have a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Performing and Visual Arts.

The University of Northern Colorado is Colorado’s leader in education. One of the major priorities of the campus is the implementation of the University strategic plan: Rowing not Drifting 2030 guides our direction and aspirations for the next decade. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Northern Colorado strives to be the institution the state looks to as the future of higher education. Our students experience a personalized education grounded in the liberal arts and infused with the critical and creative inquiry; establish relationships with faculty and staff that nurture individual development; gain the skills and knowledge that promote upward mobility; and share a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

About the College
The College of Performing and Visual Arts is devoted to preparing students for exciting careers in the arts. We pride ourselves in the distinctive educational experience we provide, with over 90 talented faculty and staff collaborating to offer individualized support for our diverse community of students. Our student population of over 1,000 students makes our College a vibrant place to learn and grow as an artist. With our busy roster of arts events open to the public each year, the College of Performing and Visual Arts is a cultural hub of northern Colorado where students and wider community converge to create and enjoy high-quality arts programming.

Institutional Values
As you consider joining the UNC community, it is important to know that UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We develop and learn more with a diverse team. Diversity encompasses differing perspectives, thoughts, and experiences. We value diversity in all forms and appreciate the contributions every individual makes to the UNC community. We expect members of our community to stretch their learning about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, and physical ability. When you join UNC, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded institution committed to meaningful collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners.
A Note from Brian Wesolowski:

The mission of the Music Research Nexus is to connect those involved in music education/music therapy research at higher education institutions. 

1. Music education/music therapy position vacancies
2. Calls for international, national, and state music education conferences
3. Calls for nominations for service-related activities
4. Calls for papers
5. Research funding/award opportunities

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