Choral Director

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POSITION: Choral Director

APPOINTMENT:              Limited Term Instructor, 10-month, effective August 1, 2018. University System of Georgia policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:         Assist the Director of Choirs by directing one choir and engage in recruiting activities. Teach Aural Skills and Music Appreciation. Other duties and teaching will be assigned according to departmental needs, and will be selected from: Choral Methods and Materials, Supervision of Student Teaching, Keyboard Skills, String Methods, or other assignments according to the experience and expertise of the successful candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS:           Masters required, doctorate or ABD preferred. Public school choral teaching experience and strong keyboard skills preferred. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in choral directing and recruiting, excellent musicianship and organizational skills, and the desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.

RANK AND SALARY:        Limited Term Instructor; $40,200 plus benefits

DEADLINE:                      Application materials must be received by July 24, 2018


Located approximately 50 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, the University of West Georgia is a culturally diverse coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution in the University System of Georgia. UWG enrolls over 13,000 students from throughout Georgia as well as from other states and several foreign countries. The Department of Music currently enrolls about 120 undergraduate and graduate majors, with 11 full-time and 13 part-time faculty. The Department offers the Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in Composition, Music Education, and Performance, as well as Performance with emphases in Jazz Studies and Piano Pedagogy. The Master of Music degree is offered with majors in Music Education (100% online) and Performance. UWG is an accredited institutional member of NASM. Detailed information about the Department of Music and UWG can be found at


Send an electronic file including a letter of application describing qualifications and experience, a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, a reference list including telephone and email contact information to Dr. Kevin Hibbard at [email protected] Mailing address is Dr. Kevin Hibbard, Chair, Department of Music, University of West Georgia, Carrollton GA 30118-2210. Phone: 678-839-6261.


The University of West Georgia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and

specifically invites and encourages minorities and women to apply.





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Posted: 7/20/2018
Application Due: 7/24/2018
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Salary: $40,200