Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor/Director of Choral Activities position.
Serve as Director of Choral Activities, conduct choral ensembles, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting, choral literature, music history, and other courses as assigned by the Chair of the Department of Music.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administer choral program as it relates to varied departmental and university needs, conduct the Southeastern Chorale, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting, choral literature, music history, and other classes as assigned by the Chair of the Music Department. Collaborate with colleagues on choral recruitment/auditions, scholarships, outreach, and budgets. This position also requires service on departmental and university committees, attendance at faculty meetings, and occasional night and weekend obligations.
Education, Training and Experience:
Required: ABD with completion before the start of appointment (must provide date in C.V.) or completed Doctor of Musical Arts/Doctor of Philosophy in Music. A minimum 2 years of college teaching experience (graduate teaching assistant experience may count toward this requirement).
Preffered: Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting, with a minimum of 3 years of college teaching experience (graduate teaching assistant experience may count toward this requirement), and a minimum of 3 years of experience with exceptional ensemble conducting. The candidate should have the necessary skills to teach courses in conducting, choral literature, music history, run effective choral rehearsals, and will be committed to growing the choral program. Interest in participating in online graduate course opportunities during summer terms would be a benefit to the Department.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in a regional institution with varying socio-economic and education backgrounds. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who are prepared to invest in the specific goals and mission unique to the Department of Music and Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
To apply, send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor/Director of Choral Activities), curriculum vitae, links to conducting/performance videos, and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (if selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
For more info, go to https://www.se.edu/human-resources/faculty-positions/