Lecturer in Choral & Orchestral Conducting and Director of Performance

Music Department

Description

Lecturer in Choral and Orchestral Conducting and Director of Performance. Two-thirds time position with full benefits. Initial three-year appointment (renewable). Dynamic conductor and educator to lead and build on established choral and orchestral programs. The conductor will recruit new members and prepare musical programs of interest and challenge. Other duties include teaching one course per year related to the person’s expertise and the department’s needs. The ideal candidate will be an artist of the highest level and an energetic leader. The successful candidate will possess a proven record of success as a conductor, a broad knowledge of orchestral and choral repertoire, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union College. Applications are welcomed from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field, and, in the letter of application, applicants are encouraged to address how they intend to enhance the diversity of offerings at the institution. Master’s degree required; completed doctorate preferred. Start date: September 1, 2017. Deadline for applications: December 15, 2016. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of references with contact information, and appropriate links to performances (e.g. YouTube, websites, etc.) to: conductorsearch@union.edu. Three professional letters of recommendation (sent directly from the recommenders) should be mailed to the same address. To learn more about the Department of Music at Union College, visit www.union.edu/Music. Union College, a liberal arts college of approximately 2,200 full-time undergraduate students, is located about three hours from Manhattan and Boston. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.