Choir Director and Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
Choir Director and Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)FLSA Status:
ExemptPosted Salary Range:
Commensurate with ExperienceEmployment Status:
School of Arts & SciencesMinimum Qualifications:
Doctorate degree in assigned area of specialty; and 2 years experience
Licensing Requirements: NonePurpose of Job:
Choral director will plan and direct all choral/vocal activities for the university. Faculty responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses.Scope of Responsibilities:
Choral activities are vital part of the music program and university culture. The Director will conduct choral activities, develop other appropriate choral ensembles, recruit and retain students, develop relationships with community, alumni and manage budget. Some weekend availability is required. Teach scheduled undergraduate and graduate level classes and actively engage in research and creative activities.Essential Job Functions :
Plan and direct all choral/vocal activities.
Coordinate recruiting, retaining and fundraising activities as appropriate.
Meet all scheduled classes on time.
Maintain all approved office hours.
Attend all faculty meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
Produce research or creative works.
Ph.D. or terminal degree in Music Education or Music related field. Candidates with expertise in choral conducting will be given priority.Licensing and Certifications :
NAKnowledge Skills and Abilities:
Possess excellent organizational skills
Possess excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge and experience in using the latest music technology.
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices.Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:
YesSedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:
FrequentlyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:
OccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:
OccasionallyHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:
Not RequiredVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:
FrequentlyExtended Work Hours:
OccasionallyNumber of Vacancies:
10/31/2020Open Until Filled:
Alcorn State University
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Excellent Benefits Package