Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Opera

  • Shorter University
  • Rome, GA
  • Apr 20, 2021
Full time Music

Job Description

NAME OF AREA: SCHOOL OF FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Opera Theatre

Position Status: Full-time, tenure-track, 10-month contract, beginning August 1, 2021

Reports to: Chair of the Music Department and Dean of School of Fine and Performing Arts

Qualifications: Terminal degree in voice or vocal pedagogy (i.e. DMA, PhD.). ABD candidates and applicants holding a masters degree with considerable professional experience will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the collegiate level, especially in applied classical and musical theatre voice. Preference for two or more years of experience directing opera.

Classification: Full-Time Faculty - Exempt

Job Summary: Full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2021. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Teaching applied voice.
  • Directing two opera productions per academic year.
  • Recruiting to and building a vocal studio and opera program.
  • Teaching other music courses.
  • Academic advising.
  • Maintaining an active professional profile.
  • Participating in university, community, and church service.
  • Other responsibilities assigned by the department chair and/or dean.

Contingent on candidate qualifications, additional responsibilities may include: Teaching general music courses or courses in voice such as lyric diction, opera literature, or vocal pedagogy, or other areas depending on qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have an established record of success in growing a program, experience as a performer, pedagogue, and director, and a commitment to diversity in teaching, recruitment, creative activity, and service.

Submit: For consideration for this position, please submit a cover letter highlighting your desire to work at a faith-centered Christian institution, your curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position is open until filled.

Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.

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