Job Opportunity 12/18: Colby College Orchestra Conductor

| December 18, 2012

Orchestra Conductor

The Department of Music at Colby College invites applications for a salaried, part-time (.4) position in orchestral conducting (non-tenure-track). The position requires documented success conducting; a completed DMA degree or equivalent professional experience; and the ability to work with students, faculty, and college community in a small liberal arts environment. Effective date of employment is September 1, 2013. Duties will include conducting the college/community orchestra (approximately 45 players), auditioning students and community members, preparing appropriate and effective publicity for concerts, and managing the orchestra budget.  The Music department is also seeking an individual to serve as applied instructor in violin/viola. Applications by candidates able to fill both the conducting and applied teaching posts are especially encouraged. Further information on these positions is available at http://www.colby.edu/employment).

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and audio/video recordings of representative examples of the candidate’s conducting. All application materials should be sent to <https://colby.slideroom.com >.

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position or submission process should be directed to:

Steven Nuss

Associate Professor and Co-Chair

Department of Music

Colby College

Waterville, ME 04901-8856

(srnuss@colby.edu)

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu

Applied Instructor of Violin/Viola

The Department of Music at Colby College invites applications for an instructor in applied violin/viola (non-tenure-track). The position will be compensated on a per-student basis.  Duties will include teaching weekly individual violin/viola lessons (currently about 15 students per semester), and serving as concertmaster for the Colby Symphony orchestra (compensated on a per-service basis). The Music department is also seeking an individual to serve as conductor of the Colby Symphony Orchestra. Applications by candidates able to fill both the conducting and applied teaching posts are especially encouraged.  Further information on these positions is available at http://www.colby.edu/employment)

The position requires documented success in teaching and performing; a completed Masters degree or equivalent professional experience; and the ability to work with students, faculty, and college community in a small liberal arts environment. Effective date of employment is September 1, 2013.

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and audio/video recordings of representative examples of the candidate’s performing and teaching abilities. All application materials should be sent to <https://colby.slideroom.com>.

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position or submission process should be directed to:

Steven Nuss

Associate Professor and Co-Chair

Department of Music

Colby College

Waterville, ME 04901-8856

(srnuss@colby.edu)

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu