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Instructor of Voice - University of Nebraska at Omaha

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Omaha, NE
Position: Instructor of Voice
Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: October 15, 2018

Job Description / Duties

Instructor of Voice

Essential Functions:
The College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media at the University of Nebraska Omaha seeks a full-time (non-tenure) voice faculty member to join the School of Music. Primary teaching responsibilities include applied voice with additional teaching assignments in voice-related courses. The ability to recruit students is expected for the growth and maintenance of the program. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

The selected candidate will:
- Teach applied voice;
- Teach voice-related courses;
- Serve as collegiate sponsor of the SNATS chapter; and
- Provide service to the School as assigned by the Director of the School of Music. Opportunities for service at the College and University levels may be possible.

Additional expectations:
- Willingness to contribute to all aspects of department life including active involvement in the recruitment, retention and mentoring of students;
- Strong communication and organizational skills; and
- Commitment to community engagement

Salary: commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Start date is August 12, 2019.

Application deadline: Until filled

Initial screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. Applicants MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY at the University website: Attach a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and your teaching philosophy, in addition to a curriculum vita with the names and contact information of three references. Additional materials may be requested at a later stage in the search process.

The School of Music, one of three academic units within the College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media, is located in its own performing arts complex. With a faculty of 35, the School enrolls approximately 185 undergraduate and 40 graduate majors and offers the Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in Music Education and Performance, a Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in performance, jazz, music technology, and entrepreneurial studies in music, and the Master of Music degree with concentrations in Conducting, Music Education, and Performance. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

A vibrant, metropolitan university in the state’s largest city, the University of Nebraska at Omaha has an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. The campus is a residential campus with the addition of several new and beautifully appointed residence halls. UNO is classified as a doctoral/research university in the latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and the Athletic program competes in NCAA Division I. It also has the distinction of being one of the nation’s leaders in engagement and outreach with a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The campus is located in the heart of Omaha, a cosmopolitan city of more than 600,000 (1.2 million including the larger Omaha metro area), which is known for its excellent public school system and strong economic base. The city has a variety of sizeable ethnic populations and a myriad of interesting places to live and shop.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications:
• Master of Music in voice
• Two years of college level voice teaching
Preferred Qualifications:
• Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, or Baritone/Bass
• Professional performance experience
• Experience recruiting students at the college level
• Doctorate in voice

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Shelby VanNordstrand
Professor of Voice