This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
State/Province: Waco, TX
Position: Vocal Coach
Deadline: January 15, 2022
Posted: January 6, 2022
Job Description / Duties
Baylor University announces a faculty opening for Vocal Coach. Appointment date: August 2022. Responsibilities: Coach vocal students on operatic, recital, and audition repertoire; teach diction or other related voice courses; assist the Musical Director for Baylor Opera Theatre, preparing productions as needed; serve as Musical Director of the Baylor Opera Theatre outreach production, attending and supervising all opera outreach performances; other duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of and ability to teach English, French, Italian, and German diction in a classroom setting; excellent keyboard skills required; must work well in a collaborative environment; master’s degree required, but doctorate or equivalent professional experience preferred; coaching experience in a professional opera company (as a staff member or an apprentice artist) or in a university opera program preferred; ability and/or experience in coaching recital repertoire required.
Tenure-track position; appointment at Assistant Professor rank; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Screening of applicants will begin on January 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application; curriculum vitae; three current letters of recommendation; a list of additional references; complete academic transcripts, and an audio or video recording of recent performances of song or operatic repertoire via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/97841).
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Dr. Deborah Williamson (Deborah_Williamson@baylor.edu), Chair of the Vocal Coach Search Committee.
As a nationally ranked research institution operating at the crossroads of academic excellence and Christian faith, Baylor offers prospective faculty unique opportunities to elevate and enhance their careers through teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor faculty enjoy a wide range of benefits, advantages, perks and privileges not often available at most universities. At the same time, they relish the opportunity to pursue their calling, live their faith, and practice their profession at the highest level with the support of a caring Christian community. Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.