This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
The UND Theatre Arts Department seeks applicants for the position of Musical Theatre voice instructor/musical director, non-tenure-track, beginning August 16, 2018. The appointment is for one year, with reappointment possible pending satisfactory performance, enrollment, and funding.
Duties & Responsibilities
The hire will teach up to 13.75 hrs/wk in individual instruction.
The hire will be responsible for musical direction for up to two musicals per year (i.e., 1 per semester).
The hire will be responsible for accompaniment during rehearsals shows leading up to the performance as well as the actual productions.
The hire will be responsible for accompaniment during lessons and, if possible, accompaniment needs in other courses as scheduling allows. The hire will also be responsible for any accompaniment necessary for the KCACTF conference.
The hire should be able to conduct during performances as feasible/needed
The hire will participate in Theatre Arts departmental governance (e.g., serve on departmental committees) and aid departmental recruitment efforts.
The hire will participate in voice juries, placement auditions for the BFA-Musical Theatre students, and studio class (one hour per week). S/he will also attend voice area meetings (one per semester) and perform in the faculty showcase recital in the Music Department.
Minimum requirements are a MM, DM, MFA, or PhD degree, experience providing individual voice instruction from beginning to advanced levels, experience in music direct productions, and experience providing accompaniment for both lessons and productions as necessary. Preferred skills include experience conducting, teaching sight-reading, and teaching basic keyboarding. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references (include contact information), and documentation of the minimum/preferred skills. To apply please visit: https://und.edu/finance-operations/human-resources-payroll/careers/secure/job-openings-external.cfm?category=2000+Academic. AA/EEO/Vets/Disabled employer.
Department Chair: Jeffrey Weatherly
The University, an accredited institutional member of both NAST and NASM, is located in Grand Forks, the center of a growing metropolitan area of 97,000 people. For additional information, visit the Department of Theatre Arts at http://arts-sciences.und.edu/theatre-arts/.
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