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Visiting Instructor of Voice

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Visiting Instructor of Voice

Job ID: 269059
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Within this setting, The Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music offers student-centered degree programs at the bachelors and masters level. Our mission is to provide opportunities for studying and making music within the context of a liberal arts education; to prepare students for careers in music-related fields; to enhance the cultural life of the campuses and surrounding region; and to contribute to the preservation and expansion of our rich musical tradition through performance, composition, education, research, and music industry. Students are mentored by a faculty of dedicated teacher-scholars, who are nationally and internationally known in their fields of expertise.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

The Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music

Dr. Terre Johnson, Search Chair


Telephone: 912-478-7129

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chair of the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music, the Visiting Instructor of Voice will be expected to 1) teach Applied Voice and/or other related courses; 2) actively recruit potential music majors; 3) attend faculty meetings for the School of Music and the Voice Area; 4) serve on jury and recital hearing panels; and 5) fulfill other teaching duties as assigned by the Chair. This is an academic year appointment for the months of August 2024-May 2025. All visiting positions are one-year, non-tenure track appointments. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Earned Masters degree in music performance, opera, or a closely related field by August 1, 2024

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives

Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of successful collegiate teaching experience

Evidence of opera performance experience

Strong technical and musical skills as a performer

Evidence of successful voice teaching in a variety of styles

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Applicants may also choose to send additional materials such as links to video samples of teaching, solo performances, or productions directed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins March 8, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

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