Assistant Professor of Music & Assistant Band Director

Position ID: 38459
Savannah State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Fine Arts, Humanities & Wellness
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Assistant Director, Administrative
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Posting Details 

 Position Information
Working Title Assistant Professor Music/Assistant Band Director
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant Professor Music/Assistant Director of University Bands. This tenure-track Assistant Professor position assists the Band Director with rehearsals and performances. Teaches undergraduate courses in music concentration of the Visual and Performing Arts Program, as well as the general education core. This position has a 3-3 workload. Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to Music Appreciation, Music History, Instrumental Methods/ Pedagogy, Applied instrument and Music theory. Supports the Band Director with developing recruitment strategies and travel. Employee may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

MME, MFA, or MM with concentration in applied music or performance. Previous instructional experience required; evidence of effective university teaching experience preferred. Ability to rehearse and conduct Symphonic, Jazz, and Marching Bands; with specialty in brass preferred. Evidence of background in Jazz Band conducting and/or performance; drill writing and traditional marching band show preparation and prior experience as a collegiate assistant director of bands preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date 01/22/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online:;
Submit curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts and three current professional references with contact information to: Chair, Asst. Professor Music/Asst. Director Band Search; Fine Arts, Humanities & Wellness; Savannah State University, Box 20034, Savannah, GA 31404

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: 
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Band Music
Conducting (Choral/Bands and related)
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator