College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

Teaching Job
Saint Joseph, MN USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 06/30/2021
Date: 08/24/2021




The Music department at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University is seeking an adjunct Applied Voice Instructor to begin teaching Fall 2021. The teaching load is the equivalent of up to 16 half hour student lessons per semester (depending on degree sequence) or up to the equivalent of half-time.

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the Music Department includes 13 full-time faculty and 20 part-time faculty, offers major concentrations in music education (instrumental and vocal), performance, composition, liturgical music, and music studies, with over 500 students campus-wide participating in music.


Teach voice lessons to majors, minors, and non-majors (many of these students are involved in musical theater productions) and accompany lessons.

Mentor voice majors through a junior and senior recital, as well as attending the end-of-semester vocal juries.

Work collaboratively with faculty members of the Vocal/Choral area in the planning of events as they occur.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Vocal Performance

Demonstrated excellence in vocal pedagogy and instruction

Functional piano skills

Commitment to inclusive teaching practices and to equity, inclusion, and diversity in working with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior college teaching experience

Ability to teach Contemporary Commercial Music styles including mix and healthy belt

To apply online, please visit

Candidates are asked to complete the faculty application and to submit the following application materials:

1. Cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position

2. Curriculum vitae or resumé

3. A video of teaching and a recent performance

4. Statement of your teaching philosophy and active-learning pedagogies you employ. As part of your statement, please share how you will support inclusion for all students

5. Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire)

6. Contact information (phone and email) for three references

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