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Associate Director of Bands, Assistant Professor of Music (Marching Band Director) (Music)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Music
Date Posted:
January 18, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 17, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Full-time, 11-month, tenure track position, to begin August 1, 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Direct the Rainbow Warrior Marching Band.
  2. With the Assistant Director of Bands, and under the supervision of the Director of Bands, administer the entire Athletic Band program, including: show development & design; coordination & oversight of all associated band staff; coordination with UH Athletics; recruiting and outreach activities.
  3. Conduct the Symphonic Band (spring semester).
  4. Teach courses in the music education curriculum (e.g., instrumental methods, or marching band techniques) and/or performance ensembles (e.g., jazz ensemble, or percussion ensemble) according to qualifications and expertise.
  5. Other duties as assigned by department chair.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master's degree in music.
  2. Documented history of success in teaching, conducting, and leadership of marching and concert bands at the collegiate and/or high school level.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in music.
  2. Documented history of success in drill writing and arranging.
  3. Success in recruitment and development of a collegiate or high school band program.
  4. Ability to teach music education courses (e.g., woodwind/brass/percussion methods and marching band techniques).
  5. Ability to teach applied lessons at an advanced level.

To Apply:
To Apply: Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and contact information of five references, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official transcripts are required by date of hire) and three letters from professional references. Also, please submit a recent (within last two years) video of both (a) marching band field show(s) and (b) the applicant conducting both in rehearsal and performance settings, as either a DVD or electronic submission (via YouTube, Vimeo, or other video sharing platform, or by file sharing platform, e.g. Google Drive). (Electronic applications are preferred.) Review of materials will begin on February 17, 2018, continuing until the position is filled. Application address: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial academic transcripts, and conducting videos (electronic applications are preferred). Materials submitted electronically must be sent via UH FileDrop Service at to Cindy Nakashima at with the Expiration Timer for the file upload set to 7 days. Application materials will not be returned. Hard copy applications, letters from professional references, and DVD conducting videos should be mailed to: Marching Band Director Search Committee Chair Music Department University of Hawaii 2411 Dole Street Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822
  1. Marching Band Director Search Committee Chair
  2. Music Department
  3. University of Hawaii
  4. 2411 Dole Street
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman; 808-956-2169;

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