This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: College/University
The Butler University School of Music, Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications for Instructor of Voice. This is a part-time, non-tenure-track position for one year that is renewable. Primary responsibilities include providing dynamic, excellent private voice instruction to music majors and non-majors; teaching University-scheduled studio classes; attending and assessing entrance auditions; evaluating some degree-required recitals and end-of-semester voice performance exams; attending periodic voice area meetings; and participating in recruiting activities, including sample lessons to prospective students and assisting an on-campus competition for high school singers in January. Other teaching duties may include voice-related courses such as diction, vocal repertoire classes, vocal pedagogy, etc. Continuing excellence in teaching and performing is expected to qualify for reappointment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in music, evidence of professional-level vocal performance, and a record of successful voice teaching.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate in music and a record of effective college-level voice teaching. Experience working with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by July 29. Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. Please send application materials as a single PDF file to Joy Rogers, School of Music Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Voice Search” in the subject line
Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Joy Rogers, Administrative Assistant for the School of Music
Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 on the principle of equal access to higher education regardless of gender or race. The School of Music, one of the first schools in the country accredited by NASM, enrolls over 200 majors pursuing Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in a wide variety of curricula including performance, music education, composition, and jazz studies. The Jordan College of the Arts, which includes the School of Music as well as the departments of dance, theatre, arts administration, and art + design, provides focused professional study and collaborative, creative experiences within the context of a strong liberal arts university. We emphasize the development of students as artist-citizens who will become leaders in arts and society.
Butler University is located in Indianapolis, the nation's fifteenth-largest city, and home to many prominent musical and educational organizations including Music for All, the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, and the American Pianists Association. Butler University was recently ranked the No. 2 Midwest Regional University by US News and World Report. (See https://www.butler.edu/recent-accolades for more information on recent accolades and rankings.)
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its student body, faculty, and staff. In addition, hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally-protected category.