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Director of Vocal Pedagogy - University of Colorado Boulder College of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Boulder, CO
Position: Director of Vocal Pedagogy
Deadline: October 15, 2023
Posted: September 19, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Director of Vocal Pedagogy will provide administrative and academic leadership for all aspects of the vocal pedagogy department. The successful candidate will build upon the long-standing legacy of CU’s voice pedagogy program and develop an inspiring vision for its future, demonstrating flexibility in applying their current expertise to a variety of vocal styles and incorporating knowledge of current research and teaching methods. Scholarly contributions to the field of vocal pedagogy will include significant peer-reviewed publications and presentations at regional and national conferences. The voice area at CU Boulder prioritizes a uniquely collaborative relationship among our faculty and students. We seek a similar-minded colleague with a record of excellence in teaching at the collegiate level as well as one who will prioritize the growth of the program and contribute to student recruitment efforts in both graduate and undergraduate areas. A healthy, communicative relationship with our valued donors and supporters is a part of this Directorship.

Specific duties will include:
Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Vocal Pedagogy
Supervising and mentoring graduate Teaching Assistants
Overseeing and further developing the voice lab and the Singing Health Specialist Certificate Program
Teaching applied lessons for a limited number of voice majors in all degrees
Maintaining an active national/international scholarly presence
Serving on graduate committees and guiding students’ graduate pedagogy theses and projects
Advising students in curricular matters and career development opportunities
Participating in College, University, and professional service activities, including student recruitment. 

Qualifications / Required Skills

An earned Doctorate in Voice Performance/Pedagogy or equivalent.
A proven record as a teacher at the collegiate level.
National/international recognition in research and publication.

Salary: Assistant Professor - $69,000 - $76,500 Associate Professor - $77,000 - $89,500 Full Professor - $90,000 - $100,000

Contact Information

All job-related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting: Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson and Andrew Garland, Co-Chairs of the Voice Search Committee, and

Employer Profile

The College of Music, founded in 1920, is recognized as one of the top comprehensive music schools in the country. The College of Music offers seven degree programs in over 28 fields of study, at the bachelor’s level through the doctorate, along with an array of interdisciplinary opportunities, including certificates in music technology and entrepreneurship. Our dedicated and encouraging community of 550 degree-seeking students, 70 full-time faculty, 30 part-time faculty, and 30 professional, technical and administrative staff produces over 350 performances and numerous guest lectures, master-classes, and outreach events each year.