Savannah State Univ.

Teaching Job

Savannah, GA USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 02/04/2022




Savannah State University, Department of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Wellness invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track fiscal-year (twelve month), Director of University Chorale and Assistant Professor of Voice beginning on July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be responsible for not only directing the University's chorale activities, but also teach courses in music such as applied lessons, music history & literature, vocal performance and education, and other related courses. Applicants should have a strong desire to mentor students in the Department's Visual and Performing Arts program. Broad research and teaching interests that intersect with other areas in the BFA degree program are desirable, as is the ability to collaborate with the visual and performing arts faculty on productions.


Teach nine credit hours per semester in Choral Literature, Undergraduate Choral Conducting, Voice Performance, Applied Lessons, or related field

Oversees and conducts one or more choral ensembles per semester.

Mentoring undergradate students

Serving on Department, College, and University commitees

Attending all required Department, College, and University meetings and training

Assist with recruiting students into chorale ensembles and the BFA program

Developing curriculum

Maintaining a protfolio of teaching, service, and scholarly research

Holding 10 hours of office hours per week

May be required to perform job related duties other than those specifically delineated in this position

Required Qualifications

MM, MM.MED, or Masters in Music in Choral Conducting

Performance background in piano with ability to direct and accompany a choral ensemble

Prior experience leading choral ensembles

Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching

Evidence of a commitment to undergraduate teaching and student engagement

Prior experience teaching choral musicians of varying levels of expertise

Demonstrated commitment to a diverse choral classroom and to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential

Please submit application on or before Tuesday, February 4, 2022.

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