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Adjunct Faculty, Gospel Choir

Employer
Trinity Christian College
Location
Palos Heights, IL

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Trinity Christian College seeks an adjunct faculty member to direct the Gospel Choir.

Students in Gospel Choir study and perform songs from the history and present practice of African American Gospel music, as well as modern worship music in Gospel style.

The Gospel Choir reflects the diversity and unity of the Trinity community, with a strong emphasis on supporting, mentoring, and empowering students. We seek a director who will not only deeply connect with students through excellent musical skills and experience, but also one who will welcome, train, and equip them as whole persons.

The Gospel Choir is a 1-credit ensemble that both performs on its own and partners with other music department ensembles and Trinity’s chapel program. It is deeply integrated in the Trinity community of students, staff, and faculty. Trinity’s music department is highly collaborative and seeks a Gospel Choir director who is open to creative partnership and collaboration.

The director also organizes and leads Trinity’s annual Gospel Fest, which includes performances by Trinity’s Gospel Choir and guest artists.

Master’s degree or equivalent experience required. Prior undergraduate teaching experience preferred.

For further information about the position contact:

            Mark Peters

            Professor of Music and Chair of the Music Department

            Trinity Christian College

            Email: mark.peters@trnty.edu

Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.

Only electronic application documents will be accepted.

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the application process:

  • Vita
  • A faith statement briefly describing your beliefs, the church you are involved with, and your Christian practices
  • Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the point of application)

For your review, Trinity Christian College’s Mission and Diversity Statements can be found on our website at: https://www.trnty.edu/about-us/who-we-are/

Trinity Christian College is a liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in business, nursing, education, social work, computing and data analytics, criminal justice, and exercise science. Trinity also offers adult degree completion programs in business, education, psychology, and social work, and master’s programs in counseling and education. Trinity Christian College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

 

Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.

Company

Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.

Academics

Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.

Community

Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 

Chicago

Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

Study Abroad

Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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