Adjunct Faculty - Choral Studies, Music Education, and Sacred Music

Rider University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 19, 2022
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Adjunct Faculty - Choral Studies, Music Education, and Sacred Music

Position Description

The Department of Choral Studies, Music Education and Sacred Music at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors – Organ for the 2023–2024 academic year. The successful candidates will teach applied lessons to organ concentration students in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degree programs.

The goal hire date is December 2022 for a start date of September 2023.

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Active performing career as an organist
  • Experience leading services and accompanying choirs
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching organ lessons
  • Ability to recruit students for the organ program at Westminster Choir College
  • Demonstrated team building experience and success
  • Highly Organized
  • At least one degree in organ performance or other degree with organ primary (ex. sacred music).

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience
  • MM Organ Performance or MM Sacred Music with Organ Concentration
  • Ability to teach Harpsichord
About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.


Lawrenceville, NJ

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents to be included with online application:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Performance Recording of 2 contrasting pieces; Short recording (10 – 15 minutes) teaching an organ student.
  • Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Media File
  4. Commitment to Diversity
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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