Choral Director Job Description Sample
Director Of Choral Activities (Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Summary Central Michigan University School of Music seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities). Full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Duties: Conduct choral ensembles, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in choral conducting, methods, materials, and related areas; teach in other music areas subject to the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the School of Music; provide leadership in School of Music student recruitment initiatives; maintain an active scholarly, creative, and service agenda. Required Qualifications Doctorate in choral conducting or related area (ABD considered, doctoral degree must be completed by the time of appointment) or commensurate professional experience, outstanding conducting and choral development skills, successful college teaching experience, qualifications to teach in related areas, and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Preferred Qualifications Completed doctorate in choral conducting.
Director of Choral Activities (Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor
College of Communication & Fine Arts
School of Music
Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year
Position Type:*9 month (Academic Year)
Tenure Track Faculty
Position Begin Date:*08/15/2018 *Posting Begins:*12/07/2017 *Open Until Filled:
Type of Recruitment:
Music Assistant Professor Director Of Choral Activities
Locations:* Macomb, IL
Type:* FT - Continuous
Director Of Choral Studies And Music Education
The School of Music at Colorado Christian University is currently seeking applications for a full-time faculty position in music as Director of Choral Studies and Music Education. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively teach and recruit music students at the university level. The Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs will determine faculty rank based on the finalist's credentials and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversee and supervise the choral program and the music education program.
- Actively recruit choral singers and music education students.
- Direct the University Choir (mixed), Men’s Chorus, and/or other choral/vocal ensemble.
- Teach Choral Methods and Literature, Conducting, Senior Thesis, and other assigned undergraduate courses as needed.
- Guide and develop the music education curriculum according to state standards and teach various music education courses.
- Supervise and mentor music education students.
- Develop positive relationships with the choral community and create an atmosphere where CCU and the School of Music become a resource to educators and choral directors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Doctorate preferred or a master’s degree with significant relevant experience accepted. Degree must be in choral conducting, vocal performance, or music education (choral emphasis).
- Experience with a wide variety of musical styles, including a working knowledge and love of classical sacred choral literature and as a K-12 music educator with a state licensure.
- Working knowledge of current Colorado Department of Education music education requirements or equivalent in another state.
- Passionate about Christ-centered higher education and dedicated to the integration of faith, CCU's Strategic Objectives, and learning in their field. Deeply committed to student success.
- Excellent oral and written communicator.
Nature of Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.
Choral Music Director
Choral Music Director Employer: Fowler Unified Date Posted: 12/8/2017 Contact:
Martha Torres 559-834-6080 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Length of Work Year: 2018/2019 School Year Employment Type: Full Time Application Deadline: Until Filled Salary:
Placement on the current Certificated Salary Schedule. Salary range: $48,224 - $87,692, plus an extra-pay contract of $800 for a Master's Degree. Extra-pay contracts are also available for co-curricular assignments.
Date Posted: 12/8/2017 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2018/2019 School Year Salary:
Placement on the current Certificated Salary Schedule. Salary range: $48,224 - $87,692, plus an extra-pay contract of $800 for a Master's Degree. Extra-pay contracts are also available for co-curricular assignments.
Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact:
Martha Torres Email: mtorresfowlerusd.org Phone: 559-834-6080 Job Description / Essential Elements: Click Here to View Requirements for Applying CREDENTIALS:A valid California Public School teaching credential authorizing music instruction or ability for acceptable credential.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit the following:1)A letter of application stating your interest in the position, outlining your qualifications, and indicating your experience.2)A completed Fowler Unified School District application form OR Edjoin Online application.3)Three letters of recommendation and a resume.It is the responsibility of the applicant to have placement papers forwarded to the district. Requirements for Applying CREDENTIALS:A valid California Public School teaching credential authorizing music instruction or ability for acceptable credential.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit the following:1)A letter of application stating your interest in the position, outlining your qualifications, and indicating your experience.2)A completed Fowler Unified School District application form OR Edjoin Online application.3)Three letters of recommendation and a resume.It is the responsibility of the applicant to have placement papers forwarded to the district. APPLY (CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY) APPLY Back To Search Results Page SDL2017
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Posting Details Position Information Posting Number20110603 Job TitleChoral Librarian Job CategoryStudent Position Summary Information Job Description Summary Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore is seeking a student Choral Librarian. This position will track and distribute music for all four ensembles and make sure there are enough copies for each singer. File any music that comes back into the library.
Assist in set-up for concerts both on and off campus. Maintain the classroom bulletin board by updating information regarding concerts, auditions, transfer, and vocal/choral methods. Required Qualifications Student must be responsible and posses the ability to multi-task.
Advanced facility with a copy machine is a must. This individual must also maintain a positive, friendly demeanor in dealing with their peers in a the choir setting. Preferred Qualifications Music Major, Clerical experience preferred.
Other Information Special Instructions to Applicants You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits at the College with a 2.0 cumulativeGPA. Students must be at least 18 years of age to have a job on campus. Contact hours will not be used to meet the 6 credit hour minimum.
High-school students which are dual enrolled are not eligible for student employment. OR You must be enrolled or continuing your education with Ferris State or Bethel College, on the campus ofSMC, and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. Reference Requests Reference Request Details Accept ReferencesYes Minimum Requests1 Maximum Requests Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Southwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for students, faculty and staff. The College complies with all federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination including Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, and Title II and with all requirements and regulations of the U.S Department of Education.
Instructor/Assistant /Associate Professor Of Music / Director Of Choral Studies
CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is the oldest historically black college or university in the state of South Carolina. In US News and World Report, Claflin University was rated in the “Top Tier” for the tenth consecutive year among Baccalaureate Colleges in the South and also ranked the University for the Third Highest Graduation Rate in the South.
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC: The Claflin University Department of Music is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Its degree requirements are in accordance with the latest published regulations of that association. The department is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will serve as Director of Choral Studies, teach undergraduate conducting, conduct choral ensembles, coordinate/oversee the voice chamber ensembles and mentor and coach student conducted ensembles as needed. The successful candidate scholarly and creative activity should make a contribution to a body of knowledge within the discipline of choral music/conducting and reflect a high standard of quality of competence. They must demonstrate and maintain an active professional career and research profile as a leader in their area of expertise.
The successful candidate will report to the Chair of Music. Additional teaching responsibilities may include other courses within the candidate’s areas of expertise. One is expected to participate fully in departmental recruitment activities, promoting the department within the state and nationally, committee service, grantsmanship and research obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.
QUALIFICATIONS: MM in Music Education/Choral Conducting required, DMA, PhD or equivalent training and professional experience that equates to an advanced degree in Music Education/Choral Conducting is preferred; ABD will be considered. The successful candidate must have minimum of three years K-12 music teaching experience. Expected to continue a research agenda and participate in service activities.
Administrative experience and or expertise in music technology is helpful, but not required. SALARY: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Note:
Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references professional references to: Dr.
Isaiah McGee, Dean School of Humanities and Social Sciences Claflin University 400 Magnolia Street Orangeburg, SC 29115 http://www.claflin.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources/employment Email: imcgeeclaflin.edu Office telephone: (803) 535-5234 Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office. Office Number: 803-535-5635, TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583. Equal Opportunity Employer
Assistant Professor Of Choral Music Education/Voice (Id:45591)
Purpose: The School of Performing Arts at the University of Maine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education/Voice.
This position is a nine-month, academic year,tenure track position and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Teach choral methods courses, vocal pedagogy courses, supervise student teachers in the music education program, and conduct a choral ensemble. Additional duties may include teaching applied voice lessons, vocal pedagogy/musical theatre courses for voice majors, and diction.
Candidates will be expected to build on existing cooperative relationships with schools and community partners as part of a general recruiting strategy for students and community musicians. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications: PhD or EdD in Music Education or the equivalent is required by the start date for the position; ABD at time of application considered if degree is completed by Fall 2018. Evidence of excellence in teaching choral music in K-12 schools required. Successful college level teaching experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and evidence of ability to develop and pursue a research agenda, including peer-reviewed publications, in the candidate’s area of expertise required. Experience as a vocalist and choral conductor preferred. The University of Maine is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state. It is the state’s land, sea, and space grant university, enrolling over 11,000 students. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. The University of Maine is located just 60 miles from the scenic Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland. Appropriate background checks are required. All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment. For questions about the position, you may contact Beth Wiemann, Chair of the Music Division, email@example.com, 207-581-1244. Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload 1) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) samples of scholarly work, and 4) A PDF containing links to videos of either choral ensemble conducting or a video clip of the applicant teaching choral conducting. In addition, three letters from professional references should be emailed directly to Beth Wiemann, firstname.lastname@example.org. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin February 12 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Position Title: Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education/Voice (id:45591)
Department:* School of Performing Arts
Bargaining Unit:* AFUM # of Months: 9 Length: Academic Year (Sept-May)
Required Documents:* Cover Letter, Other, Publications, Resume/CV
Assistant Professor And Director Of Choral Activities
Transylvania University (www.transy.edu), a top-tier, independent, residential liberal arts college of 1,000 students in Lexington, Kentucky, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities. This is a three-year, non-tenure-track position (with the possibility of converting to tenure-track), beginning September 1, 2018.
Transylvania University recognizes that a diverse and inclusive community is essential to the fulfillment of our mission as a liberal arts institution. To that end, we seek to attract a diverse faculty skilled in the scholarship of teaching, research, and mentorship of students from a variety of backgrounds, a key goal of our Project One initiative. Candidates are encouraged, in their cover letter, to identify their strengths and experiences in creating an inclusive academic community.
Job Description A doctorate in music is required (ABD considered), as well as successful college and/or high school teaching experience. Responsibilities include coordinating the vocal music area; conducting one or more choral ensembles; teaching applied voice and related courses in theory, history, or appreciation, depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise; and contributing to the university-wide First-Year Seminar program. All faculty act as academic advisors and serve on university-wide committees.
The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activity, with the potential for collaborating with undergraduates. The university has an excellent faculty development program that competitively funds student and faculty scholarly and artistic projects. The teaching load consists of three courses per semester plus one short-term course in May (3-3-1). The candidate must be committed to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary dialogue.
Those with broad musical interests are especially encouraged to apply, as are those who maintain intellectual interests beyond music. To begin the application process, submit a curriculum vitae (with unofficial graduate transcripts attached) and a cover letter that includes a statement of your teaching philosophy and describes your plans for artistic and professional growth beyond the campus. Additionally, three letters of recommendation need to be attached to the cover letter, including one that speaks to the breadth of your musical and non-musical interests.
These two documents may be submitted by following the job openings link at http://www.transy.edu/jobs. Please do not send recordings at this time. If you are selected to move forward in the application process, you will be asked to provide official graduate transcripts and video samples of your work (incl. rehearsal). Send questions specific to this search to Dr.
Greg Partain, search committee chair, at gpartaintransy.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1 and continue until an appointment is made. Transylvania University is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review, which cites its community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through 41 majors and 38 minors.
Founded in 1780, it is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country, with approximately 1000 students. Transylvania is an equal opportunity employer.
Choral Music Instructor
Choir/Performing Arts Teacher: We are currently looking for a full-time Secondary Choir/Performing Arts Teacher for our Camden Academy Charter High School.
Job Description:Choir/Performing Arts 1. Educational a. Commits to delivering the Camden Academy Charter School curriculum to all students equitably. b.
Adheres to the Camden Academy Charter High School Staff Manual. c. Follows the 180 day plan for their grade level or subject level, and updates the plan annually to allow for data-driven improvements. d. Communicates knowledge to students in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner. e.
Assesses student achievement and develops plans to ensure student progress based on assessment data. f. Develops and maintains a stimulating and nurturing environment that meets student's individual and the class needs. g. Works with team partners or others as appropriate to develop curriculum that aligns with the Camden Academy Charter High School standards and the school's charter. h.
Uses Direct Instruction approaches where required or recommended i. Supports standards-based instructional approaches that ensure the continuous progress of students desiring more challenge, including but not limited to high-ability and high-performance learners. j. Participates in team meetings and offers professional guidance and input k.
Engages in professional communication that meets Camden Academy Charter High School communication policy. l. Utilizes data gathering and submits required reports in a timely manner. m. Implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with this understanding. n.
Shows empathy for and understanding of students. o. Prepare students adequately for all required assessments p. Develops with parents and students a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity.
Facilitates resolution of problems that may arise with students and parents. q. Works effectively with parent volunteers. 2. Professional Development a.
Models and promotes positive interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills as outlined in Camden Academy Charter High School communication policy. b.
Assumes responsibility for his/her professional growth which may include but not be limited to conferences, meetings, observation and in-service training driven by student needs and school objectives. c. Works as a team member, sharing common planning, professional development, curriculum design, educational experience and training. 3.
Leadership a. Acts as a role model and resource for students and other staff members b. Demonstrates and encourage creativity and excellence c.
Is willing to assume responsibilities outside of the classroom in order to achieve the needs of a small but growing school with limited resources d. Performs other duties, as deemed appropriate, by the Director EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Successful candidates will: Be energetic, enthusiastic and committed to student success Have State of New Jersey Teaching License Have minimum of 2 years of teaching experience Be able to work well in a teamwork environment, including participation in a coaching model for teaching Salary: $43,000 - $60,000 per year to start Courier Post.
Keywords: Choral Music Instructor, Location: Camden, NJ - 08102
Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Choral Music Education
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Queens College (City University of New York) is an engine of social mobility, a public institution serving New York City’s highly diverse and global population. Our 19,000 students realize their potential through our undergraduate and graduate degrees, honors programs, and experiential learning opportunities (including internships, service learning, and research). Located in the heart of Queens, at the crossroads of public higher education and the NYC workforce, Queens College graduates the most teachers, counselors, and principals in the NY metropolitan area, and has renowned programs in the fine and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, and STEM.
The School of Music at Queens College serves a vibrant and diverse student body of over 500 students. The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Choral Music Education (dependent upon the experience of the successful applicant), appointment to begin in Fall 2018. The school seeks a dynamic teacher, researcher, and conductor to provide leadership in music education and choral music.
The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in choral music methods, secondary general music, conducting and other courses related to the candidate’s expertise as well as conducting a choral ensemble. Additional responsibilities include serving as a music education advisor, supervising student teachers and performing departmental and campus-wide service.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations and/or performances. CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s mission.
Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply. QUALIFICATIONS Doctorate in Music Education, Choral Conducting, or other appropriately related terminal degree is required. Five years of secondary school teaching experience and evidence of successful teaching and conducting at the college level are preferred.
Special consideration will be given to candidates who show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching (e.g., Google Classroom, Music First, Logic, Smart Music), have a background in edTPA preparation, and/or experience working with exceptional children and/or children of diverse ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. COMPENSATION CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. HOW TO APPLY If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:
Go to cuny.jobs
In the box under "What", enter "17658" * Click on "Assistant or Associate Professor of Choral Music Education " * Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. Candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, and a curriculum vitae, as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format, through the CUNY system.
Please also submit (1) a writing sample of no more than 50 pages (2) digital links to video samples of candidate’s teaching and/or conducting (3) contact information for 3 current professional references, to the chair of the search committee, Susan A. Davis, at email@example.com, by the review date. If video samples are only available in DVD format, please send to Susan Davis, Search Chair, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College/CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, New York 11367-1597.
CLOSING DATE OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH REVIEW TO BEGIN DECEMBER 20, 2017 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.
Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Choral Music Education
Job ID:* 17658 Location: Queens College
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
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