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College of Arts and Sciences Job Opportunities

Join the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University, a premier, comprehensive, research university in Washington, D.C.

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applicants to apply for the following positions:

Department of Music, Director of Bands 

The Howard University Department of Music invites applications for the position Director of Bands. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with a July 1 start date annually. Responsibilities include conducting concert, marching, and pep bands; recruiting, advising, score arranging, rehearsals, game day leadership, managing ensembles, and participating in the broader life of the University.

In addition to directing bands, the successful candidate will teach courses in the Music Education curriculum that may include Instrumental Survey and Instrumental Methods courses, applied lessons, and Instrumental Conducting. We seek a passionate, and innovative individual committed to the highest standard of music education and performance, and the development of music professionals.

Application screening will begin on April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The desired start date is July 1, 2019.

Download the Director of Bands Job Description and Requirements (PDF)


Department of Art, Department Chair

The Department of Art invites applications for a Department Chair. The search comes at an exciting time, as the Board of Trustees has approved the re-establishment of the College of Fine Arts. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research, visual arts and visual culture, and teaching to lead the Department into the next chapter of growth and impact.

Screening will begin on April 19, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The desired starting date is July 1, 2019.

Download the Department Chair Job Description and Requirements (PDF)