Lecturer of Instrumental Music Education and Athletic Bands

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 01, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Music of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) seeks applications for a full-time non-tenure-track position as Lecturer in Music with a specialization in Instrumental Music Education and to serve as Director of Athletic Bands.

Responsibilities: Teach Music Education courses to undergraduate students, particularly Instrumental Music Education majors; serve as Director of Athletic Bands (University Marching Band and University Pep Band); maintain an active and collaborative profile within the department and university; develop and maintain a local and regional profile within the profession; develop and maintain contacts with regional teachers, school systems, and professional organizations; keep up to date with stylistic and pedagogical developments in the field; be actively involved in department recruitment activities; participate in appropriate departmental and university-wide activities; additional duties dependent on qualifications of the applicant and departmental needs.

About the Department: The UNCP Department of Music, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre, a Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Industry Emphasis, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, and minors in Music, Sacred Music, Jazz Studies, Music Business, Musical Theatre, and Media Integration to approximately 150 music majors and minors. There are twelve full-time faculty, fifteen adjunct faculty, and three full-time staff members. The Department's mission is to offer all students who have demonstrated interest and ability in music the opportunity to continue further study either for a profession or an avocation. We strive to educate students in such a way that they understand and appreciate music not only as an art form with a rich historical and cultural heritage but as an ongoing, contemporary endeavor that incorporates tradition and technological advancements through individual and group participation. Learn more at www.uncp.edu/music.

Required Qualifications: Earned graduate degree in music (doctorate preferred). Evidence of successful college or professional teaching experience. Ability to teach instrumental music education courses and direct marching band and pep band. Active music teaching licensure. Ability to recruit and retain students. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications: Experience working with public school music programs; demonstrated abilities as a performer, studio teacher, and adjudicator/clinician; experience as a student advisor. The proven ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include cover letter, detailed CV and list of professional references .

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.