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Adjunct Instructor in Instrumental Music/Concert Band Director- Fall 2024

The College of New Jersey
West Trenton, NJ
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Department of Music at The College of New Jersey invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor in Instrumental Music/Concert Band Director, with a background in Conducting and Music Education. Starting date: August 27, 2024.

The adjunct will conduct the Concert Band (Mondays and Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:20 p.m.) and work closely with the Director of Bands and band faculty to realize the mission of the Department of Music. There is the potential for additional teaching opportunities that align with departmental needs and the candidate's area(s) of expertise and interest (for example: woodwind or brass methods, chamber music, student teaching supervision, or marching band techniques).

Required qualifications:
● Completed master's degree in Music Education or Instrumental Conducting.
● A proven record of successful secondary public school teaching experience (3-5 years).
● Experience teaching in higher education, including teaching assistant positions.
● A demonstrable record of conducting and leadership of wind bands at secondary and/or
collegiate levels.

Preferred qualifications:
● ABD or doctorate in Music Education or Instrumental Conducting.
● Experience working with high school/collegiate marching bands.
● Demonstrable experience in successful supervision of student teachers.

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit 1) a letter of application that includes a concise statement of teaching philosophy, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three professional references electronically. Only complete, electronic submissions will be
considered. Please do not send further materials (recordings, teaching evaluations, publications) unless requested. An initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a viable finalist has been identified.

The final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Please direct inquiries about the position to: Dr. Eric Laprade, Director of Bands at

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Primary Location: US-NJ-NJ_Ewing Township
Work Locations:
Music Building - Music (Music Building - Music)
2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing Township, 08628

Job Posting: Mar 28, 2024, 9:36:01 AM

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