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Lecturer in Voice - SUNY Geneseo

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Geneseo, NY
Position: Lecturer in Voice
Deadline: March 1, 2023
Posted: February 8, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music & Musical Theatre at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applications for a full-time Lecturer in Voice, beginning August 2023. The candidate’s areas of specialization must include voice performance and pedagogical expertise in both classical and musical theatre techniques. The initial term will be for one year, with the possibility for renewal.

The department offers a B.A. program with majors in Music (with tracks in Performance, History/Theory/Ethnomusicology/Composition, Jazz & American Music Studies, and Music Business, Recording & Production) and Musical Theatre along with a Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree in Musical Theatre; students from other majors actively participate in ensembles and in a wide variety of general education courses in music. In addition to instruction, all music & musical theatre faculty members are expected to engage in service to the college, to be productive as artists/scholars, and to promote an inclusive workplace and learning environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

Provide weekly voice lessons for voice performance and musical theatre majors;
Instruct weekly performance studio class, as well as periodic voice seminars;
Teach weekly voice class for non-majors;
Adjudicate student voice auditions, juries, degree recitals;
Provide academic advising to students;
Contribute to department and college governance;
Contribute through service to the discipline and the college.
Demonstrated support for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Additional teaching assignments may be made according to the successful candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department.

Qualifications / Required Skills


A completed Master of Music in Voice Performance is required. Candidates are expected to have completed their degree by May of 2023

Teaching experience in both classical and musical theatre vocal instruction at the college level

Professional performing experience

Ability to teach English and foreign language diction, vocal pedagogy, and song repertoire classes

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity, accessibility, and belonging


Participation in professional organizations, such as NATS.

Engagement in recruitment and retention.

Additional Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses teaching experience and philosophy as well as a CV.

Applicants should also provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of reference. References will be contacted and invited to submit a letter immediately upon completion of application. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by March 01, 2023. On-campus interviews will begin in early April.

Interested candidates should apply at

Salary: $50,000

Contact Information

Search Committee Chair, Andrew Bergevin

Please email at <> with any questions about applying for this position

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We are a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a better world. Our supportive, inclusive community is exceptional in cultivating creativity, engagement, and discovery. We find strength in diversity, joy in growth, and fulfillment in lifelong learning.

We will cultivate a distinctive, equity-centered, public honors college experience that propels learners to positively impact society.

The Geneseo campus community is guided by our beliefs in and commitments to the following values:

Learning: Embracing high expectations for intellectual inquiry, critical thinking, scholarly exploration, and personal growth.

Creativity: Empowering a spirit of innovation that inspires intellectual curiosity, self expression, and problem-solving.

Belonging: Welcoming a diverse campus community that supports and celebrates
different identities, promotes equity and inclusion, and respects the ideas and
contributions of each individual.

Civic Engagement: Encouraging active participation grounded in self-reflection,
empathy, and an ethical commitment to the common good of our local and global

Sustainability: Building a culture of well-being that integrates and applies principles of
environmental, social, and economic stewardship informed by an understanding of the past and our obligations to the future.