Adjunct Assistant

Denton, TX
May 18, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Conducting Ensembles (134310)

College of Music

Adjunct Assistant

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Division of Conducting & Ensembles seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Assistant Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need may include but is not limited to:
Assistant Music Director, UNT Opera.
Duties may include [depending on qualifications]: coach and prepare singers; conduct rehearsals; conduct performances; play piano for rehearsals; play piano or other keyboard instrument during performances; play piano for auditions; play piano for acting classes & master classes; play piano for various outreach, fund-raising & publicity events; assist the opera music director and/or director of opera (mark orchestra parts, take notes during rehearsals, participate in planning & scheduling meetings, contribute to the success & efficiency of UNT Opera).

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Advanced pianistic skills; knowledge of opera literature.
20 hours per week, fall and spring semesters, and must be available most of the following UNT weekly Opera rehearsal schedule as follows:
Monday 3:45-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:45-6:15 p.m.
Thursday 3:15-9:00 p.m.
Friday 2:15-6:15 p.m.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience as an opera coach; familiarity with English, French, German, and Italian as well as knowledge of operatic literature and languages.

Area of Specialty:

Position Type:
Faculty Equivalent

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
No Response

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita


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