Instructor of Musical Theatre

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Instructor of Musical Theatre




School of Music


Music School

Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience

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Full Time

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Position Category:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

9 months

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Professional Track

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Instructor of Musical Theatre will assume varied teaching responsibilities in the new Musical Theatre concentration of the School of Music’s Bachelor of Arts degree program. These will include applied instruction in varied styles of musical theatre, in addition to classical vocal training, and developing and directing musical theatre workshop. The Instructor will collaborate with the Director of Opera Studies in programming and productions. Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

DMA, MFA, or MM, with requisite professional experience, is required. The candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of the musical theatre repertoire. A collaborative work-style and an interest in program building and recruitment is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of two years teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Strong keyboard skills are preferred.

The School of Music vision statement identifies five core values: the pursuit of Excellence; devotion to Student Success; the production of Music Leaders; preparation of the Musician-Educator; and the creation of Diversely Skilled Musicians. The school encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate interests and abilities that align with these values.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to recordings of three recent performances, and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. Additional supporting materials should not be provided unless requested. This position is open until filled but priority screening will begin on November 30, 2020.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Posted: 10/18/2020
Application Due: 4/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time