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Adjunct Instructor of Voice - Rockford University

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Rockford, IL
Position: Adjunct Instructor of Voice
Deadline: August 7, 2022
Posted: June 15, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Performing Arts Department at Rockford University invites applications for Adjunct Instructor of Voice (part-time/adjunct) starting in August 2022. Studio may consist of musical theater majors, music majors/minors, and non-majors. Teaching duties include maintaining an active undergraduate studio through weekly private lessons and monthly studio classes, in addition to collaborating with the department about voice juries, departmental auditions, and student recitals.

Additional teaching opportunities may include Treble Ensemble, Music Theory I or Fundamentals of Music, music or musical theater history, music in film, and opera workshop, depending on the departmental needs and candidate's qualifications and interests. An additional paid administrative opportunity may include Music Program Coordinator.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in voice performance, vocal pedagogy, or equivalent professional experience (MFA in musical theater will be considered, as well);
2. Successful college-level (including as TA) or equivalent teaching experience in voice;
3. Experience teaching musical theater styles and repertoire, with experience in both classical and CCM (contemporary commercial music) pedagogy; and
4. Extensive and varied artist-level performance experience, musical theater experience is welcomed.

The successful candidate must have an educational philosophy compatible with that of a private institution in a liberal arts environment.

Additional Information

Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and performance experience, and the names of three references to

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue through early August. The semester-to-semester contract is renewable. Instructor is paid per student for twelve 30-minute lessons over the semester. Mileage reimbursement is available for qualifying distances. As such, this is an ideal one- or two-day-a-week position for someone in Chicago, Milwaukee, or Madison.

Rockford University's search committees and hiring managers are especially interested in candidates who through their teaching, research and /or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. Rockford University encourages applications from the BIPOC community.

Contact Information

Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and performance experience, and the names of three references to

Timm Adams, Assoc. Professor of Music

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About Rockford University Performing Arts:

The Performing Arts Department at Rockford University offers exceptional conservatory-style training in a rich liberal arts setting. We offer the BA degree in Theatre Arts and BFA degrees in Theater (with tracks in Acting/Directing, Musical Theatre Performance, Design and Technical Theatre, and Theatre Management) and Dance. A distinguished faculty with many years of professional experience provides classroom teaching and one-on-one mentoring to our students in a practical and experiential learning environment. Students from all over the country call our department home and are given ample opportunities to perform beginning their first year. The real proof of Rockford's outstanding training program is the fine work of our graduates in theaters and grad schools around the country from New York to Los Angeles, including Broadway, national tours, regional theater, cruise ships, theme parks, and more.

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