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Assistant/Associate Professor of Music - Cedarville University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Cedarville, OH
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music
Deadline: December 31, 2022
Posted: August 22, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship seeks a full-time, innovative, versatile male vocalist who is an accomplished applied voice teacher and who will effectively train pre-professional undergraduate singers in the classical styles. The ability to train singers in contemporary singing styles is desired. The selected candidate will serve as an active member of the music faculty by attending meetings, serving on committees, and participating in student recruitment and retention activities. The successful candidate is expected to make significant contributions to the artistic and academic environment at one of the nation’s top Christian universities. The Department of Music and Worship is comprised of twelve full-time faculty and sixteen part-time instructors. We offer a comprehensive music program. Our faculty and students present over 100 performances annually. The department offers BM and BA degrees as well as a graduate certificate in Worship Leadership. Cedarville University is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Teach courses in Lyric Diction for singers, Applied Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, and direct the Opera Ensemble.
Participate in weekly Studio Class.
Serve as the Academic Advisor to undergraduate music students.
Actively recruit students into the department.
Contribute to departmental assessment efforts.
Maintain a professional career appropriate for the discipline.
Integrate Christian faith into all teaching and artistic pursuits.
Mentor and disciple students spiritually, academically, and artistically.
Develop and maintain collegial relationships in the department and across the university.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Position Requirements:

  • Terminal degree in Vocal Performance or Pedagogy, or equivalent terminal degree preferred; Master’s degree required; ABD may be acceptable with an understanding that a doctoral degree will be completed.
  • Tenor, Baritone, or Bass voice.
  • Record of successful college-level teaching. A minimum of five years collegiate-level teaching preferred.
  • Demonstration of professional-level artistry in the areas of vocal performance and pedagogy.
  • Excellent musicianship, including excellent keyboard skills to support instruction required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A personal commitment and relationship to Jesus Christ.
  • Qualified candidates must agree with and be willing to abide by Cedarville University's Doctrinal Statement, Community Covenant and general Workplace Standards.
  • This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. This position is located in Cedarville Ohio and is pending budget approval.

Additional Information

After completing the official university employment application and submitting required documents, applicants should also submit:

  • An audio/video recording of their most recent singing.
  • Recordings of private voice students if available.
  • Video recording of studio teaching.
  • Concert programs – solo and student recitals.
  • A statement regarding vocal pedagogy philosophy.

Videos, recording, or links should be submitted to: In the email subject line, specify: Voice Candidate, Name, “Recordings.”

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Contact Information

Official inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Cochran, SHRM-CP ( Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Position-specific inquiries should be directed to Beth Porter ( Chair, Department of Music and Worship.

Employer Profile

Cedarville University is an exceptional Christian university in southwest Ohio. As one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest, Cedarville University attracts 4,715 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887 for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville is recognized nationally as a Baptist college with caring, authentic community; rigorous and Christ-centered academic programs; strong graduation and retention rates; intentional focus on the Gospel; accredited professional and health science majors; and leading student engagement ratings. Cedarville University has been honored as one of the top-ranked Christian universities granting bachelor’s degrees and a "best college" for studying the Bible. Cedarville University academic teams regularly win or rank in the top tier of national and international competitions. Cedarville is also recognized among the best universities in Ohio. Schedule a visit at one of today’s top Christian colleges in Ohio and the greater Midwest or by calling 1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784).