Position: Full-time faculty member in Woodwinds.
Responsibilities: Serve as the primary woodwind specialist for the music department; teach private woodwinds in area(s) of specialty; teach Class Woodwinds method course. Teach additional areas based on candidate’s expertise, preferably including jazz and music education. Participate in recruiting, advising and other departmental activities.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Doctorate in Music (Master’s considered) with a strong performance background. A strong background in jazz and successful K-12 teaching experience are preferred. All candidates must be active members of the church of Christ and be committed to Christian education. Please address these requirements and include information describing your involvement with your local congregation in your application letter.
Appointment: Full-time appointment beginning August, 2014. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications.
The University: Located in Searcy, Arkansas, Harding University is a private, Christian, liberal arts school dedicated to the integration of faith, learning and living. Harding had a record enrollment this year of more than 6,295 students (including over 1,800 graduate students) from 50 states and 48 foreign countries. It is the largest private university in Arkansas. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chilé, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia.
The Department: The Department of Music offers Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Arts in Music degrees. There are twelve full-time and nine adjunct faculty members and over seventy music majors. The department is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM.
Applications: All applications received before Feb. 17, 2014 will be considered; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position has been filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae or résumé, and CD or DVD of recent performance to:
Dr. Mike Chance, Woodwind Search Committee
HU 10767, Searcy, AR 72149
Harding University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability or prior military service. Preference is given to persons whose lives exhibit respect for and support of the goals of Christian education. Unlawful discrimination is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable laws.