Clemson University: College of Arts and Humanities: Performing
Lecturer and Assistant Director of Bands
Location: Clemson, SC
The Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University seeks an
outstanding candidate to serve as the assistant director of bands
to begin by August 14, 2023. This is a 9-month faculty position
that will hold the academic rank of fulltime lecturer.
The assistant director of bands will work closely with the director
of bands, associate director of bands, and administrative
coordinator in an established team environment to build and
maintain a vibrant and nationally recognized program.
Duties will include assisting with the teaching and administration
of Tiger Band (the marching band at Clemson), which may involve
drill writing, arranging, inventory management, recruiting and
retention, community outreach, and helping to manage the program's
online presence based on the skill of the candidate.
Please note that this position will require work on evenings and
weekends and travel to away athletic games, including semester
The assistant director of bands will also serve as the assistant
director of the Basketball Pep Band, conduct the Concert Band
(spring semester ensemble), guest conduct the Symphonic Band (top
auditioned ensemble), and teach additional courses depending upon
the candidate's qualifications and needs of the Department of
Performing Arts which might include applied lessons on the
candidate's instrument, a music appreciation course, chamber music
The successful candidate will represent the band program in a
professional manner with faculty, staff, alumni, and student
Candidates should have a minimum of a Master's Degree in
Teaching experience in athletic
and concert bands; demonstrated commitment to undergraduate
teaching and student recruitment.
Please submit the following application materials to Interfolio:
- Letter of interest
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Three Letters of Reference.
- Additional materials such as marching band drill, arrangements,
performance and teaching videos, or other artifacts may be
requested from select candidates.
Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit
materials by: March 24, 2023.
Dr. Mark Spede, Director of Bands Chair, Lecturer in Bands
Search Committee Chair
firstname.lastname@example.org | (864) 656-3380
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against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability,
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committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages
applications from minorities and women.