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Assistant Professor of Voice - Eastern New Mexico University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Portales, NM
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice
Deadline: May 8, 2023
Posted: April 25, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The College of Fine Arts at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Voice within the Department of Music, starting August 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching applied voice (in private and class settings) and courses in diction, vocal literature, stagecraft, and/or vocal pedagogy as needed within the Vocal Area; piano and minimal accompanying experience is required and experience directing or producing college-level opera/musical theatre is desirable. Continued efforts in performance and scholarly activity are expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Strong university-level vocal teacher and performer
• Preference given to baritone, bass, or mezzo-soprano applicants. All applications will be reviewed.
• Proven interest and ability in recruitment and advising
• Keyboard skills sufficient to adequately support vocal instruction
• Continued efforts in performance and scholarly activity are expected

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Job Requirements:
• DMA, DM, or PhD in Voice or related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proven record of performance and scholarly activity at the regional and national level
• Commitment to teaching and working on a campus that values diversity and student success
• Understanding of appropriate approaches to recruitment for and teaching at a regional, comprehensive university
• Commitment to professional development and appropriate service to the department, college, and university is expected

Additional Information

Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
• Work is sedentary in nature with 10 pounds of maximum weight to lift and carry
• Work during normal work hours and will occasionally include weekend and evening hours

Application Review Date: upon receipt

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents:
Letter of interest
Curriculum vitae
Teaching philosophy (one page)
URL links to video or audio recordings of recent performances
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
Contact information, including email addresses, for five references

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to . For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail

Contact Information (Search Committee Chair)

Employer Profile

The Department of Music: A unit in the College of Fine Arts, the ENMU Department of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and has 13 full-time faculty members in addition to resource faculty. Programs include undergraduate degrees in music education and music performance, with minors offered in music, fine arts, piano, and music technology. The vocal area presently serves approximately 30 voice majors, and is staffed (including this position) by five area team-members: three tenure-track voice instructors, a tenure-track vocal coach/accompanist, and a tenure-track Director of Choral Activities.