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Lecturer - Director of Athletic Bands - 2696

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging­–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

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 to serve as Director of Athletic Bands and assist in Music Education, Jazz Studies, Applied Music (private lessons), or Music Industry.
Responsibilities: Serve as Director of Athletic Bands (University Marching Band and University Pep Band); Teach courses in Music Education, Jazz Studies, Applied Music, or Music Industry. 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.
Required Qualifications: Earned graduate degree in Music. Evidence of successful college or professional teaching experience. Ability to lead the Spirit of the Carolinas Marching Band and Pep Band. Ability to teach courses in Music Education, Jazz Studies, Applied Music, or Music Industry. 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 various backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload a current CV, cover letter, and list of professional references. Please do not include additional materials at this time.
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   Special Instructions to Applicants:  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.
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