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Lecturer of Musical Theatre - LaGrange College

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): LaGrange, GA
Position: Lecturer of Musical Theatre
Deadline: May 31, 2023
Posted: May 10, 2023

Job Description / Duties

LaGrange College seeks to fill a 2-year non-tenure-line appointment in musical theatre beginning August 1, 2023. We are especially looking for ethnic, racial, and gender diverse candidates who may present different levels of experience and perspectives. If you embrace the LaGrange College values of excellence, service, diversity, civility, and inclusion, and are committed to modeling those attributes in our community, we invite you to submit your application for consideration.

The successful candidate will teach voice; serve as the musical director and accompanist for productions; teach musical theatre courses as appropriate to the candidate’s skills; and prepare majors for competitions and auditions. Vigorous recruitment of new students is central to the position, including participation in all regional theatre and musical theatre conferences. We are looking for a strong, energetic leader and collaborator interested in helping to grow our musical theatre program and mentoring musical theatre students.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, professional development, and institutional service, as well as an understanding of, and appreciation for, the mission of liberal arts institutions.

Interested candidates should visit to apply for the position and to view other positions available at the college.

Required documents include:

• A letter of interest describing the alignment of the candidate’s qualifications with the position requirements
• Current curriculum vitae
• A statement of teaching philosophy
• A diversity statement describing the candidate’s experience with, and advocacy for, diversity, equity, and inclusion activities in the classroom and on campus
• Links to video samples voice students’ work
• Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are fine at this point)
• Contact information (only) for three professional references

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check as a prerequisite for the position. Any questions about the position should be addressed to

Qualifications / Required Skills

A master’s degree is preferred for the position. Work toward a graduate degree and significant professional experience is also acceptable. The successful candidate must have experience teaching voice, have worked in professional musical theatre as a musical director, possess excellent keyboard and sight-reading skills, and have knowledge of musical theatre repertoire.

Contact Information

Any questions about the position should be addressed to

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About LaGrange College

LaGrange College, founded in 1831 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is the oldest private institution in Georgia. While most of LaGrange’s students hail from Georgia and surrounding states, the institution has an extended reach, attracting students from many US states and ten countries around the world. With a diverse student body of approximately 700 undergraduate and graduate students, LaGrange is a regional leader in experiential learning, offering students multiple opportunities for international study, internships, community-based learning, and collaborative research with faculty members. The most popular undergraduate majors are business, exercise science, psychology, and visual and performing arts. In addition, LaGrange offers master’s degree programs in education, teaching, and clinical mental health counseling. Finally, the college is a member of the NCAA’s Division III, fielding eight men’s and eight women’s athletic teams. The LaGrange College men’s baseball team finished third in the 2022 NCAA Division III World Series.

About LaGrange, Georgia

Located in LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000), LaGrange College is ideally situated about one hour southwest of Atlanta. An inviting community that combines a modern entrepreneurial lifestyle with a sense of traditional Southern charm and old-fashioned hospitality, LaGrange is home to several Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops, a revitalized and thriving downtown, green spaces including a 30-mile-long paved trail called The Thread, and restaurants for every taste. Area attractions for children and adults range from fine arts, including an art center, symphony, and performing arts; to great outdoor life, including Callaway Gardens, West Point Lake, Pine Mountain, and FDR State Park. LaGrange also provides its residents an excellent recreational program.