Visiting Artist-in-Residence in Voice


Position Title

Visiting Artist-in-Residence in Voice


College of Fine Arts


Full Time/Non-Tenure

Position Summary

Jacksonville University, College of Fine Arts, Division of Music seeks qualified applicants to fill a full-time, Artist-in-Residence position in Voice. Appointment effective August 15, 2017; master’s degree in vocal performance required by start date, doctorate preferred. We seek an artist teacher/practitioner with wide-ranging expertise in the field of vocal studies, including extensive vocal pedagogy, audition preparation/coaching, and performance methodologies.

Essential Job Duties

  • Teach a full-time course load assigned by Division Chair comprised of primarily applied voice but may include other courses/ensembles as needed.
  • Develop syllabi with documented learning objectives and assessment criteria
  • Meet courses as scheduled and hold regular office hours
  • Participate in recruitment activities and actively recruit students for the program
  • Participate in campus professional activities, which include, but are not limited to development of course curriculums and new instructional approaches, thesis committee memberships, learning outcomes assessment, staff meetings and community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in vocal performance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in instruction methods.
  • Commitment to the teaching of voice within the context of a Division of Music housed within a liberal arts university.
  • Expertise in opera, art song, and music theater.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DMA in vocal performance.
  • Experience teaching commercial styles and/or jazz.
  • Ability to direct jazz or show choir.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Please submit an application letter; CV/Resume; teaching philosophy; graduate transcripts; contact information (telephone and email minimum) of 3 or more references who can speak to your professional and academic abilities. Email application materials to Dr. Tim Snyder, Chair of the Division of Music, at Application screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.