This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
Seeking an experienced full-time faculty instructor to teach voice and related courses to first and second year undergraduate musical theater majors in a conservatory-style setting. In addition to teaching applied voice, the candidate will also teach some combination of Class Voice, Musical Theater Vocal Company, Class Piano, Fundamentals of Music Theory, Music Theory I or Sight Singing I, according to their strengths. The candidate will also contribute to the department artistically through musical direction and/or direction of the Fall Musical Theater Project and the Spring Musical, as assigned. In addition, all full-time faculty contribute to curriculum development, perform varied administrative tasks, and participate in committee work. A strong willingness to collaborate, communicate and share ideas across disciplines, mentor and advise students, and assist in recruiting efforts is essential.
A Master’s degree in Vocal Performance, Vocal Music Education, Musical Theatre or Vocal Pedagogy required. Experience teaching varied vocal styles (musical theater, classical, commercial music) is strongly desired, as is evidence of professional performance/musical direction/directing experience.
Applications and support materials (CV, teaching and performance resumes, letter of intent, teaching philosophy) must be submitted through Human Resources at St. Johns River State College at sjrstate.edu/onlinejobapplication.html no later than April 30, 2021. Position to start Fall 2021.
Applicant must pass verification of employment/reference screening and background check.
Dr. Kandie Smith
Professor of Voice/Musical Theater
Florida School of the Arts is located on the campus of St. Johns River State College in historic Palatka. Students pursue an Associate of Science degree in an intensive conservatory-style setting, training rigorously in three core areas: music, dancing, and acting. In addition to performing in musicals and plays, students are given the opportunity to audition for vocal ensembles, music reviews, cabarets, master classes, and dance concerts. Upon graduation, students are poised to transfer successfully to four-year BFA programs, or to enter the workforce as performers. For more information, visit www.floarts.org.