The Music Department at Occidental College seeks to hire a part-time Director of Instrumental Music, starting in August of 2015. This person will develop and conduct a small student chamber orchestra that performs music ranging from the Baroque to the 21st century; teach a course in instrumental conducting; and, in consultation with the chair, coordinate and collaborate with the five other ensemble directors (especially the Director of Choral Music), the thirty applied music faculty, and the composition faculty.
Extensive experience conducting instrumental ensembles and related administrative experience are required. Average number of hours/week: 10-15.
Salary commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send a resumé or CV via email and a video link to the applicant conducting an instrumental ensemble. All of these materials, as well as any application-related questions, should be sent to the Music Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.