College Vacancy: Assistant Director of Bands/Trombone & Euphonium Instructor at Southern Arkansas University

Southern Arkansas University (SAU), Magnolia, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director of Bands/Trombone & Euphonium Instructor. The position will be housed in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication. The department offers the following: Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Performing Arts with concentrations in Music with Studies in Business, Music Education, Music Performance, Musical Theatre, and Theatre and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Mass Media. The department also houses various vocal and instrumental ensembles.

Duties include:

  • Direct or assist with the marching band during the fall semester and a concert band in the spring semester
  • Teach trombone/euphonium applied lessons
  • Other ensembles and music courses as needed and other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in music and public-school teaching experience required
  • Previous collegiate or university-level teaching experience desired.

All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested individuals should send:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • unofficial transcripts
  • Contact information of three (3) references
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

to or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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