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Voice Performance Studies - St. Olaf College

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Northfield, MN
Position: Voice Performance Studies
Deadline: January 15, 2017
Posted: December 27, 2016

Job Description / Duties

This position will be to teach voice performance studies to music majors in both professional and liberal arts degree programs, and non-music majors. This is a 0.75 FTE term appointment, beginning August 15, 2017, with rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Currently we are offering a one-year appointment with potential for subsequent appointments.

In addition to performance studies instruction, responsibilities will include collaborating with music faculty in performances, serving on department committees, and participating in student recruitment efforts. Opportunities may arise to teach related courses within the department or in collaboration with faculty in other departments.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Masters required and professional performance experience expected. The successful candidate will be a pedagogue and artist of outstanding ability who will contribute proactively to the artistic and intellectual life of St. Olaf College. In particular, successful candidates will demonstrate, both in performance and in teaching, how excellent music making and a liberal arts education are mutually beneficial in the life of undergraduate students. The candidate is expected to maintain a professional profile through performance and other activities. In addition to a proven record of success in teaching voice and excellent performing ability, the candidate will show a commitment to the mission of both the department and college. Keyboard skills sufficient to support instruction are desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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Employer Profile

One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition.

The Music Department offers extensive opportunities to explore, practice and celebrate the musician’s art with an ongoing commitment to a distinctive ensemble program, excellent individualized instruction and a comprehensive undergraduate music curriculum.