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Job ID: 227719

Associate Director of Bands/ Assistant/Associate Professor of Music
Alcorn State University

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2023
Title Associate Director of Bands/ Assistant/Associate Professor of Music
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Associate/Assistant Director
  • Music - General

Job Summary

Assist the Director of Bands with the organization, direction, and management of the Alcorn State University Band program regarding Athletic and Academic Ensembles. Perform duties as a faculty member of the Fine Arts Department as designated by the Chair to University level teaching credentials and skills.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Experience and a record of success in all areas College Marching Band and Concert Ensembles
  • A record of successful secondary school teaching, recruitment, and retention
  • Evidence of commitment to working collegially and collaboratively while demonstrating advanced skills in excellent leadership and communication skills.

Essential Job Functions

  • Demonstrate ability to perform on principal instrument (woodwind and brass)
  • Demonstrate ability to teach instrumental pedagogy/methods courses
  • Demonstrate ability to teach Music Technology
  • Demonstrate ability to arrange for Marching Band
  • Demonstrate ability to create Patterns of Motion Drill Design (Moffit)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Casavant Drill Design (A.R. Casavant)
  • Demonstrate ability to operate PY Ware Drill Design Software
  • Demonstrate ability to operate Finale, or Sibelius Music Software
  • Demonstrate ability to Conduct large and small ensembles
  • Demonstrate ability to model large and small music ensembles rehearsal techniques
  • Ability to teach music technology: ProTools, Ableton Live, Applied Woodwind instruments and other class assignments as they relate to the needs of Music Program and the Fine Arts Department
  • Participate in faculty led lectures, recitals, workshops, and recruitment
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in Music Education, Music Performance or related music field from a NASM accredited degree program; Doctorate in Music Conducting, Music Technology or Music Education Preferred.
  • Teaching on a collegiate level preferred.

Licensing and Certifications

Teaching license preferred but not required.

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