Career Opportunities

Music Faculty Position: Director of Bands; Professor of Instrumental Music

March 15th, 2013

Evangel University, a Christian institution committed to the integration of faith and learning, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Music.


A graduate degree (D.M.A. or Ph.D. preferred) in music is required. The candidate for this tenure-track position is an artist and pedagogue of outstanding ability who is willing to contribute fully to the artistic and intellectual life of the Department of Music. Principle duties will include giving direction and supervision to the Evangel University Band Program, which includes the Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and Pep Band, as well as studio instrumental music at the college level and possible teaching in secondary areas of academic strength. The candidate must be strongly committed to the mission of Christian higher education within the Assemblies of God and he/she must meet doctrinal qualifications.


  • Direction and supervision of the Evangel University Band Program, which includes the Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and Pep Band.
  • Teach studio/applied instrumental music (i.e., brass, woodwind, etc.).
  • Teaching in secondary areas of academic strength (i.e., instructional technology, music education, music theory, music business, ethnomusicology, and music appreciation).
  • Participation and evidence of ongoing professional and/or scholarly development.
  • General responsibilities include student recruitment, advising and mentoring, and departmental and committee assignments.


Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Please email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (may be unofficial), three letters of recommendation, and Application for Faculty Employment (see link below) to:

Dr. Michael Kolstad, email:

Departmental Chair, Department of Music
Evangel University
1111 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Evangel University is a Christian institution; affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Applicants must demonstrate a firm commitment to Christian higher education within the Assemblies of God. EOE/AAE.

The programs in the Department of Music at Evangel University hold accreditation through the National Association of Schools of Music (since 1970) and has over 150 majors enrolled. The department has 10 full-time and 24 part-time faculty members and offers instruction leading to a variety of degrees, including the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music in music education, church music, and music performance, Bachelor of Science in Music (with emphasis in Recording Technology, Music Business, and *Worship Leadership), and Master of Music (*Music Education and *Music Performance). Evangel University has an enrollment of over 2000 students from all over the world. Evangel University is owned and operated by the General Council of the Assemblies of God ( For more information, visit our website at

*Programs under evaluation for NASM approval

Download the Faculty Application




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