This resource is intended to help JEN members share jobs and opportunities with the jazz community. If you have a job opening to add on here, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
A special thank you goes to our JEN Jazz Research Interest Group for compiling the listings.
Jazz Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and is responsible for the effective leadership, management and operations of the Jazz Institute of Chicago to ensure the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director directly manages a Development and Membership Director, an Education Director, a Communications and Marketing Director, an Operations Manager, a Director of Artistic Collaborations, a Program and Event Support Manager and future staff positions. INQUIRIES about this position should be addressed to JIC.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach a Letter detailing interest and highlighting relevant background; CV or resume; Complete contact information (email, phone, street address). Inquiries are requested by November 10, 2017. All inquiries will be acknowledged.
The California State University (Fresno, CA)
The Department of Music in the College of Arts & Humanities at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic-year position as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies.
Front Range Community College (Brighton, CO)
Part-time, temporary position with no benefits except Colorado State retirement, PERA. Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate.
The University of North Carolina (Charlotte, NC)
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Trombone, to begin on August 15, 2018. The primary responsibility is to teach trombone to undergraduate music majors. Candidates who can make additional pedagogical contributions to one or more of our degree concentrations in composition, jazz studies, liberal arts, music education, and performance are particularly encouraged to apply. Faculty members are also expected to actively participate in student recruitment and provide service to the campus, community, and profession.
University of North Texas
The Department of Jazz Studies seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.
The University of North Carolina (Charlotte, NC)
The primary responsibility is to teach trumpet to undergraduate music majors. Candidates who can make additional pedagogical contributions to one or more of our degree concentrations in composition, jazz studies, liberal arts, music education, and performance are particularly encouraged to apply. Faculty members are also expected to actively participate in student recruitment and provide service to the campus, community, and profession. Date Review of Applications will Begin at 11/01/2017.
Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild (Pittsburgh, PA)
Manages and oversees all production aspects of MCG Jazz events. Maintains concert hall, recording studio facility and equipment. Responsible for completion and organization of work flow as determined by the MCG Jazz Director and Executive Producer and assists in projects as assigned. Interacts and/or collaborates frequently with other Manchester Bidwell Corporation staff, performing artists and their representatives and production teams, and is responsible for hiring and managing all outside production personnel. Interested Persons may submit their resume to email@example.com.
The John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
Responsible for teaching courses in graduate and undergraduate music technology and music education curriculum, while also developing and supporting new strategies for music technology programs and curricula. Start Date: September 1, 2018. Application deadline: Until filled. Send letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and names of three references to Dr. Robert Cart, Director, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043. Electronic submissions preferred firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (973) 655-7212.
The Department of Music, Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA)
Full time, tenure-track assistant professor position to begin September 1, 2018.
Florida State University
Teach undergraduate and graduate classes for instrumental music education students; work with pre-service and in-service music teachers; provide leadership for FSU’s thriving summers-only MME program; participate in professional service activities nationally and internationally appropriate to the rank. Start Date: August 2018. Priority review will be given to applications received by November 13, 2017, but will continue until position is filled.
Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA)
The university is seeking a assistant professor to lead the Concert Band and Jazz Band, and to teach music appreciation courses (particularly World Music), Music Technology, and Commonwealth of the Arts (an interdisciplinary arts and humanities course) in a liberal arts setting to non-Music majors. Start Date: September 1, 2018. Review will begin immediately and remains open until November 20, 2017.
California State University, Fullerton
At the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor. Application review will begin immediately. To be assured of full consideration, please submit all materials by December 4, 2017. Appointment date is July 1, 2018
Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute (Baltimore, MD).
Note: Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
Florida State University
The Florida State University is seeking to appoint an assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate jazz saxophone lessons. undergraduate and graduate jazz saxophone lessons. Start Date: August 2018. Priority review will be given to applications received by September 11, 2017, but will continue until position is filled.
Pacific Lutheran University
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree (DMA or PhD) in Performance, Jazz Studies, Jazz Performance, or Jazz Studies as a secondary area on a doctoral degree. ABD will be considered, but terminal degree must be in hand by September 1, 2018. Master’s degree plus justifiable professional experience and recognition may substitute for the terminal degree. Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.
The Johns Hopkins University
A review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017. Applications must be submitted through InterFolio and include the following: Nominations and/or letter of application; Curriculum vitae; Three letters of recommendation.
University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)
Salary: $98,755 – $117,290 p.a. (Level B) or $120,993 – $139,510 p.a. (Level C), plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience. Applications close: 18 Sep 2017 11:55PM AUS Eastern Standard Time.
The Music Program at the University of Portland
Required Qualifications: A doctorate degree is required at appointment. Experience at the university level is required. Start Date: August 15, 2018. Applications will be reviewed starting October 16th, 2017; the position is open until filled. Qualified applicants should submit the following in electronic form to email@example.com
The University of Northern Colorado School of Music
The University of Northern Colorado School of Music is searching for an innovative composer to serve as an Assistant Professor of Jazz Composition beginning August 13, 2018. Experience teaching at the collegiate level or equivalent professional experience and terminal degree preferred.
Southwestern Michigan College
Southwestern Michigan College is seeking an Applied Instrumental Music Instructor.All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.The hiring manager for this position is Dr. Jon Korzun. Please contact him if you have any questions regarding the position – firstname.lastname@example.org or (269) 782-1225.
The South Dakota Board of Regents is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Board of Regents will take Affirmative Action to ensure that all employment practices are free of discrimination.This system allows applicants to search vacancies, complete an application, and attach application materials via this website. The system is for all six SD public universities and the two special schools.
University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure-track position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August, 2018. Review of applications will begin September 30th and may continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of Music-Jazz, Director of Jazz Studies, Pacific Lutheran University: Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.
Assistant/Associate Dean for Artistic Programming and Operations, Oberlin College: Review of applications will begin on August 14, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/5053.
Jazz Music-Voice/Guitar/Piano, Greenfield Community College: In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab.
Faculty (Adjunct) – Music, The Music Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.
Berklee College of Music, Full-time Faculty, Contemporary Writing & Production.
Liberty University, Faculty – Fine & Applied Arts – Music (Full-time), Assistant Professor of Commercial Vocal Studies.