Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position for Director of Choral Activities/Assistant Professor of Music, effective August 2019. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019.
This position will be housed in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication. The department offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Performing Arts with concentrations in Music with Studies in Business, Music Education, Music Performance, Musical Theatre, and Theatre; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Mass Media and houses various vocal and instrumental ensembles.
Duties: Direct and promote the SAU choral ensembles (Heritage Singers and Chamber Singers); teach choral music education and conducting courses; teach applied and/or class voice as needed by the department; recruit vocal students for ensembles and the department and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Master’s required; doctorate preferred; public school teaching experience preferred; previous collegiate or university-level teaching experience preferred. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, links to 2-3 on-line recordings representative of choral performances and/or rehearsals, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE.