Assistant Instructor-Music Director
Department: School of Theatre & Dance / 0-2403-000
College/Division: College of The Arts - USF
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Competitive and commensurate with experience
The Schools of Music and Theatre & Dance at the University of South Florida are searching for a creative and collaborative music director. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, continuing position. This appointment has career advancement and promotion opportunities similar to traditional tenure track positions.
The successful candidate will be the Assistant Director of Vocal Ensembles and the resident Music Director for the Musical Theatre area. The musical director will offer a variety of vocal ensemble performance experiences for undergraduate and graduate students that include both traditional school choral ensembles and groups that primarily perform music representative of urban/multi-ethnic communities, they will music direct one theatre production each Fall and Spring semesters, and they will offer courses related to musical theatre that support theatre and dance majors.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Terminal or Masters Degree, or equivalent professional experience in related arts fields required. Prior experience music directing/conducting both musical theatre productions on the main stage season, and competitive concert and style-based vocal ensembles is expected. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate advanced keyboard skills (including the ability to sight-read and accompany musical theatre classes).
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the music and theatre industries including contemporary commercial trends in vocalizing (including singing, rapping, etc.), and be able to teach basic music theory to theatre students.
Apply online at https://gems.usf.edu:4440/psp/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=32860&PostingSeq=1. To receive full consideration submit your curriculum vitae, a cover letter addressing items from both minimum and preferred qualifications, a statement articulating your teaching philosophy and approach to fostering an inclusive learning environment, and names and contact information for three individuals familiar with your professional experience as it relates to this position. Other materials may be requested (including videos) at a later date.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 32860
Posting Date: 12/06/2022
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