Assistant/Associate/Professor and Coordinator of the MA in Music Leadership

University of Rochester
Eastman School of Music
Position Announcement


The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music seeks nominations and applications for the position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (non-tenure eligible) in Music Leadership, beginning in Summer 2018.

The MA in Music Leadership degree program supports the development of a unique combination of artistic and executive skills in the preparation of music leaders and administrators. The ideal candidate will have an established career that exemplifies the combined dynamic of artistry and leadership, and is passionate about preparing future music leaders, creative and entrepreneurial thinkers, and committed artists in both traditional and non-traditional musical arts organizations. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and will have the ability to impart knowledge, collaborate, and work effectively with students and colleagues.  

Responsibilities: Teach core courses in areas such as governance and administration, financial management, and economics. Coordinate the degree program, including student advising and curriculum.

Requirements: Undergraduate degree in music and/or graduate degree in music, arts administration, business management/administration or related discipline, and significant high-level music leadership/arts administration career experience.

Review of applications begins October 31, 2017.  To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation, with the subject Music Leadership Search via attachment to MusicLeadershipSearch@esm.rochester.edu.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.  We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in higher education.  We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.