Director of Choral Activities

Mississippi College
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 16, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor of Music, Tenure-Track

Director of Choral Activities


The Mississippi College Department of Music seeks a Director of Choral Activities to begin in August of 2021. Responsibilities include directing the Mississippi College Singers (an auditioned ensemble) and a non-auditioned chorus, teaching coursework in undergraduate and graduate conducting and choral literature, and other duties as assigned according to the strengths of the candidate and departmental needs. Departmental faculty are actively involved in recruiting new students, engaging in research or creative activity, and serving the university, profession and community. Candidates with a D.M.A. or Ph.D. are preferred and an M.M. is required.


Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three to five references, unofficial or official transcripts (official to be requested at a later date), a link to a 20-30 minute video of a choral rehearsal, and a link to a choral performance video to Dr. Robert Knupp—chair of the Director of Choral Activities search committee—at or by mail to Mississippi College Department of Music, Box 4021, Clinton, MS 39058. The deadline to apply is May 15.


About the Department of Music: Mississippi College is NASM accredited and awards the Master of Music, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in the Department of Music. Candidates are encouraged to explore the departmental website at and the college website at


About Mississippi College: Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Mississippi College seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living. MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, over 50 graduate programs, and has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students. The campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson.


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