Director of Vocal Music
Buena Vista University is accepting applications for the position of Director of Vocal Music.
We seek a dynamic and committed educator and musician with solid performance skills to provide leadership in vocal music. The successful candidate must have demonstrated success directing vocal music at the high school or collegiate level as well as have experience conducting voice lessons and small ensembles. The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability establishing positive relationships with both internal and outside partners, including public/private high schools, and creating an innovative and inclusive learning environment. Responsibilities will include preparing, training, and directing the concert choir, teaching individual voice lessons and traveling with students to competitions and performances. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with Admissions to recruit students who wish to participate in choir as part of their college experience. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach college-level Music Appreciation. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.
We are looking for candidates who are excited to work in a Midwestern setting at a small, private university. Buena Vista University has an enrollment of about 700 full-time residential students. The city of Storm Lake has a population of approximately 11,000 and is one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Iowa.
Please submit letter of application, university transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), and current CV with the names of three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa and all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. Buena Vista University is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer, and especially welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to any aspect of the university’s diversity.