Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choirs

Employer
Lycoming College
Location
Williamsport, PA
Closing date
Dec 4, 2022

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
The Music Department at Lycoming College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choirs.

About the Music Department at Lycoming College:

The Lycoming College Music Department offers a BA in music, a minor in music, and houses several ensembles which involve a significant percentage of the student body. Three full-time faculty members and an accomplished roster of part-time applied music instructors teach, rehearse, and perform in the state-of-the-art Trachte Music Center which opened in September 2022. The choral program is supported with a generous annual budget and substantial endowed funds for domestic and international travel.

Responsibilities: Conduct all curricular choral ensembles, including a large, non-auditioned group of mostly non-majors and an auditioned chamber choir; Teach 1-2 courses per semester as part of a 3-3 load. All full-time music faculty are expected to teach courses within the core music curriculum, however there is room to develop courses within one's specialty, especially courses that appeal to broader audiences in the spirit of the Liberal Arts; Plan and direct an annual performance/recruiting tour with an auditioned ensemble (international itinerary every third year); Provide leadership and vision for choral recruiting and programming targeting both majors and nonmajors; Service to the college, including academic advising and evidence of professional activity and achievement are required for tenure.

Required Qualifications: Completed DMA in choral conducting (ABD will be considered for appointment) Ed.D., PhD, or equivalent; 3 years teaching experience at the college and/or high school level; Experience facilitating student travel.

Preferred Qualifications: College teaching experience outside of the specialty of choral music; Experience conducting/teaching music majors and non-majors or secondary teaching experience; Evidence of success planning and executing international student choir tours.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and video links to a sample rehearsal (10 mins) and performance (5 minutes). Applicant should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: jobs@lycoming.edu referencing the applicant's name and position applied for in the subject line. Applications received by November 15 will be given full consideration.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,200 active learners from 31 states and territories and 15 countries comprises a student body that is 35 percent domestic students of color or international, all of whom work with our renowned scholars to craft customized combinations of market-driven majors, minors and concentrations across our 40+ academic programs. Students compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internship experiences, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios in the country. The institution is a member of the Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges and is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of The 388 Best Colleges. Lycoming College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education for all students. Learn more at http://www.lycoming.edu .

Lycoming College Proudly Celebrates and Values Diversity!

We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.

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