Columbus State Univ.

Teaching Job

Columbus, GA USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 11/30/2021




The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University seeks a Director of Choral Activities to begin August 2022. This is a 10-month full-time tenure-eligible faculty position. This endowed chair, The Paul S. and Jean R. Amos Distinguished Chair in Choral Activities, provides significant professional support for artistic endeavors.

Responsibilities include: maintaining and building upon a vibrant program of choral activities, in collaboration with colleagues; conducting the University Singers, Choral Union, and other ensembles as appropriate; participate actively in student recruitment; demonstrate ongoing engagement with creative activity as scholarship through performance as conductor; in addition, may teach courses such as conducting, class voice, diction, or production related courses depending on the candidate's qualifications and the needs of the school; and working collaboratively with faculty members from the voice area and the theatre department on opera and musical theatre productions.

Candidates should have at minimum a completed Master's degree in Choral Conducting or a related field; or equivalent significant professional experience; teaching experience at the college level or equivalent significant professional experience; evidence of high quality, sustained scholarly/creative activity in music performance; and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and master's level teaching and student recruitment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Curriculum Vitae

Unofficial Transcripts

Links to three or more representative digital audio and/or video performances

Three references with e-mails and current telephone numbers (Will not be contacted without prior notification)

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

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