Choir Director and Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

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Job Title:

Choir Director and Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

FLSA Status:


Posted Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Employment Status:

Full Time


School of Arts & Sciences

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate degree in assigned area of specialty; and 2 years experience

Licensing Requirements: None

Purpose 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 :


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Possess excellent organizational skills
Possess excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge and experience in using the latest music technology.

EEO / ADA Statement:

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:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:


Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required



Extended Work Hours:


Number of Vacancies:




Open Date:


Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Job No:
Posted: 9/24/2020
Application Due: 10/31/2020
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