Adjunct Instructor – Voice (Private Lessons) - Fall 2022

Employer
The College of New Jersey
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Type
Full Time


To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Department of Music invites applications for an Adjunct Artist-Teacher of Voice. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate private voice lessons starting during the week of August 29, 2022.

Qualifications:

● Soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto strongly preferred.

● DMA in vocal performance, vocal pedagogy, or other vocal specialization preferred.

● A proven record of at least two years of successful collegiate-level studio teaching experience,

including as a TA, for music majors/minors/non-music majors with both classical and musical theater repertoires.

● Experience with planning, programming, and coaching undergraduate degree recitals and

opera/musical theater role preparation.

● Piano skills commensurate with vocal exercises and simple accompaniments.

● The availability and commitment to teach regularly during the 14-week semester on TCNJ’s campus

(Ewing, NJ).

● Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, including timely communications in writing.

A demonstrable record or potential for student recruitment in and beyond the region is desirable as is involvement in professional organizations such as NATS.

Teaching Load:

The Fall 2022 semester runs from August 30 through December 9 on TCNJ’s campus (Ewing, NJ). The primary teaching responsibility of this position is studio voice. Private lessons are to be given weekly at mutually agreed dates between the instructor and the students, leading 13 weekly 50-minute lessons (25 minutes for non-music majors) for each student assigned in the instructor’s studio. Duties also include providing studio syllabus, assisting in final performance evaluations for voice students (juries) during the final exam week, attending degree recitals of students in the studio, and participating in entrance auditions of prospective voice majors and voice-related recruitment events.

Application:

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit in PDF format : 1) a letter of application, 2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for five current references who are familiar with the candidate’s work in performance and educational contexts. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please do not send further materials (teaching evaluations, audio/video recording) unless requested. An initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Please note that there will be no travel/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.

Questions:

Further questions about the position may be directed to Dr. John Leonard via leonardj@tcnj.edu.

Questions about the Taleo application system, please refer to Ms. Dilan Avci at avcid1@tcnj.edu .

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

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