This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
Teach elementary music education methods course; teach applied voice, (experience with classical and music theatre pedagogy required); conduct a choral ensemble; supervise internships for music education students; cultivate productive, professional relationships with public schools teachers; participate in faculty governance. Additional responsibilities may be assigned according to the candidate’s abilities and the needs of the institution.
The successful candidate will be an excellent and experienced musician and teacher with a commitment to liberal arts education. Teaching experience at the elementary level is required; college or university teaching experience is highly preferred. A graduate degree in music is required.
Send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three individuals who might knowledgeably endorse your application. Submit all materials as a PDF files
Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Dr. Gary G. Gerber
Chair, Music Education/Voice Search Committee
Ouachita Baptist University
The Division of Music is a part of the School of Fine Arts at Ouachita Baptist University. It is housed in the Mabee Fine Arts Center and has approximately 120 music majors, with approximately ninety voice principals. The Division of Music has 20 full-time faculty. Bachelor of Music degrees are offered in Performance, Worship Arts, Musical Theatre, and Music Education with emphasis in either choral or instrumental music. In addition there is a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and music industry. The Division of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Ouachita Baptist University is a private, liberal arts, church-related institution with approximately 1500 students. The University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, approximately halfway between Texarkana, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30. Faculty members are expected to support the University’s Christian mission and share the institution’s commitment to both academic and Christian excellence. The University is dedicated to the principle of academic freedom. Ouachita Baptist University promotes equal opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and community. For further information: https://obu.edu/