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Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice - 3 Year Full time position - College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: St. Joseph, MN
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice - 3 Year Full time position
Deadline: March 28, 2022
Posted: March 7, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invite applications for a full-time, three-year term appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Voice) to begin in August 2022. The position requires a D.M.A or other appropriate terminal degree in music (ABD considered) in Vocal Performance. Responsibilities will include teaching the load equivalent of three undergraduate courses per semester, developing an active performing profile, service to the department and institution and undergraduate recruitment and advising. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Applied Voice lessons to majors, minors and non-major students, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Diction and Vocal Performance Workshop. Demonstrated keyboard proficiency is required, at a level sufficient to support standard repertoire in lessons and juries. Ability to make contributions to departmental and general education course offerings is preferred.

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the Music Department includes 12 full-time faculty and 22 part-time faculty, offers major concentrations in music education (instrumental and vocal), performance, composition, liturgical music, and music studies, with over 500 students campus-wide participating in music.

Qualifications / Required Skills


Doctorate in vocal performance (ABD considered)
Willingness to develop and/or maintain an active performing profile
Teaching experience – professional level
Demonstrated teaching excellence in applied lessons, vocal pedagogy, vocal diction
Ability to lead and collaborate in Vocal Performance Workshop
Demonstrated keyboard proficiency
Strong commitment to recruiting and advising
Demonstrated Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Ability to make contributions to departmental and general education course offerings

Additional Information

To Apply, visit:

Please provide the following items:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of your teaching philosophy, including how you will support inclusion for all students in the classroom.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations, examples of learning outcomes, peer or student testimonials, or other materials)
Video of recent performance, with program and program notes
Preferred formats include storing all files in a single Dropbox or Google Drive folder that you maintain and provide a single link to view all files in that folder without restriction, or YouTube link with program in supporting materials section of application.
Sample programs with program notes from recent performances (maximum three)
Three Letters of Recommendation
Unofficial copy undergraduate and graduate transcripts; official copies required upon hire

Candidates invited for a zoom interview will be required to submit a teaching video.

Review of applications will begin on March 28 and position will be open until filled.

Contact Information

Employer Profile

he College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities.

CSB/SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB/SJU. We welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative education of their students. Please view our brochure regarding Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.

With a total enrollment of approximately 3,300 students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty development. For further information, see

Institutional Commitment to Diversity
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University believe that an excellent liberal arts education requires an understanding and appreciation of cultural difference. Please view our Institutional Statement on Diversity.