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Choral Director (Three year term position) - DePauw University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Greencastle, IN
Position: Choral Director (Three year term position)
Deadline: April 18, 2018
Posted: April 10, 2018

Job Description / Duties

Responsibilities include directing two choral ensembles, as well as building and maintaining a strong choral program (e.g., recruiting). Teaching may include choral conducting, choral literature, diction, vocal chamber music, 21CM topics courses, or other courses, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and the needs of the School of Music. Commitment to promoting a dynamic learning environment based on inclusive pedagogies essential.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. A completed doctorate in choral conducting preferred. Teaching experience at the university level and evidence of scholarly/artistic activity required. A commitment to undergraduate teaching in a forward-thinking and innovative context essential. Experience directing undergraduate-level choirs preferred.

Additional Information

To apply, submit through Interfolio ( a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation specific to the position, and web links to video recordings of a recently directed rehearsal and concert conducted by the candidate (with conductor-facing camera). Application materials should demonstrate engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences to promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by April 18 will be assured of full consideration. Send inquiries to: Dr. Caroline Jetton, Associate Dean of the School of Music.

Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

Send inquiries to: Dr. Caroline Jetton, Associate Dean of the School of Music. Email: Phone 765-658-4503

Employer Profile

DePauw University, a nationally ranked liberal arts college with one of the first Schools of Music in the country, invites applications for a three-year term position as Choral Director beginning August 2018. The DePauw University School of Music recently launched the 21st-Century Musician (21CM) Initiative, a complete reimagining of the modern day music school. With a focus on creating musicians of the future, this is an exciting time in the 131-year history of the school.
Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is also home to a 520-acre nature park - which includes at least 9 miles of trails - and Historic East College, built in 1877, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. DePauw is committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, staff, and curriculum.