Director of Music Programs/Assistant Professor of Music

Director of Music Programs/Assistant Professor of Music

Angola, Indiana

The Opportunity: 

The Department of Music at Trine University invites applications for a Director of Music Programs/Assistant Professor of Music.  The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher, conductor, leader, and recruiter, whose focus is on growing the University’s music programs both in terms of size and quality. We particularly seek candidates able to work collaboratively and build relationships with constituencies across campus and in the local community.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct and administer all aspects of the Sound of Thunder Marching Band and the athletic pep band, including overseeing the summer band camp.
  • Direct the wind ensemble, jazz band, and chamber orchestra.
  • Actively recruit students from regional high schools to participate in the music programs.
  • Teach undergraduate courses.
  • Recruit, hire, and evaluate adjunct faculty, including those overseeing the Trine University Choir.
  • Work collaboratively with the departments of Athletics and Events to coordinate music performances.
  • Develop relationships with band directors across the region as well as key constituencies in the local Angola community.

Required education:  

Master’s degree in music education, performance, conducting or related discipline required. A doctoral degree is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: 

Full-time, faculty-line salary  

Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health - medical, dental, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Vacation and Sick time in accordance to Trine's policies
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match

Applicants should send a detailed CV, a letter describing their qualifications for teaching classes and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. 

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.