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Assistant Professor of Music - Director of Choral Activities - John Brown University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Siloam Springs, AR
Position: Assistant Professor of Music - Director of Choral Activities
Deadline: July 31, 2023
Posted: May 18, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Full job posting:

John Brown University Department of Music & Theatre seeks a full-time faculty member, Assistant Professor of Music - Director of Choral Activities, beginning August 1, 2023. Responsibilities include conducting choral ensembles, teaching courses in music theory, music history, and conducting, and recruiting for the department.

Qualifications / Required Skills

- A Master’s degree or higher in choral conducting, music education (vocal), or a closely-related field
- Professional or semi-professional choral conducting experience
- A commitment to growing and maintaining a healthy choral community
- A commitment to the integration of faith and learning
- A commitment to working with a diverse population of students
- Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ

- A doctoral degree in choral conducting, music education (vocal), or a closely-related field
- Experience leading undergraduate choral ensembles
- Experience teaching undergraduate music courses
- Experience leading choral or vocal education clinics and workshops
- Active membership in professional choral associations

Additional Information

Full job posting:

The Department of Music & Theatre offers innovative undergraduate degree programs in music and performing arts. Our programs embrace the cross-disciplinary educational values of the liberal arts, fully integrate spiritual development and formation, and rigorously prepare our graduates for professional life. Our graduates are cultural leaders who have successful careers in the performing arts, music education, music ministry, arts administration, and beyond. Our voice program regularly has chapter, regional, and national finalists in NATS Student Auditions, including the only national first place winners from the state of Arkansas (2018 and 2021). Our theatre program participates in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and regularly receives awards and commendations, including invitations to present scenes and full productions at the Regional Festival (2020, 2021, and 2022). Our Cathedral Choir, established in 1942, tours nationally and internationally and is the centerpiece of JBU’s annual Candlelight Services, which draw 3,500 people to campus each year.

Salary: A competitive salary will be commensurate with training and experience. In addition, JBU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 403(b) retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, tuition remission, leave related to the birth of a child, adoption leave, and moving expenses.

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 479.524.7197

Employer Profile

John Brown University’s mission is to provide Christ-centered education that prepares people to honor God and serve others by developing their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives. Founded in 1919, JBU is a Christ-centered, Biblically-faithful, interdenominational university that represents the best of Protestant evangelicalism in our commitment to the following theological principles: the fundamental human need for conversion and lifelong discipleship; the centrality of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection for the redemption of human beings; high regard for, and obedience to, the Bible as our authority; and active involvement in a local church, in missions and in ministries that work for Biblical justice and serve people in need. At JBU, we seek to integrate faith and learning, foster holistic Christian formation, promote pragmatic liberal arts education, and prepare people to follow Christ’s call to serve others in all areas of life. All employees must affirm JBU’s Employee Expectations and Articles of Faith.