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Associate Adjunct/Choral Director

University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

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Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded, and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Retirement Savings Plan - 403B
  • Employee Discounts & Services
  • Free Parking
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center
Job Description

The Department of Music in the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Indianapolis seeks a dynamic choral conductor as an associate adjunct position to begin August 2024. Responsibilities include artistic leadership of choral ensembles, teaching of choral conducting, energetic commitment to recruitment, and developing strong, positive student relationships. Expertise in secondary education is desirable; active presence in local and national professional organizations is expected.

The candidate fulfilling this position at the University of Indianapolis will be responsible to:
  • Conduct University of Indianapolis Choral Ensembles: Concert Choir, Schola Chamber Choir (Treble Choir)
  • Teach courses in Choral Conducting (Basic, Advanced I, and Advanced II)
  • Actively participate in Music Department Outreach, Recruitment, and Auditions
    • Actively recruit new students including new initiatives
    • Serve on Admission Audition Panel
    • Collaborate with Director of Vocal Activities on suggested scholarships for incoming vocal students and ensemble grants for non-majors.
  • Manage Choral budget, library, and inventory
  • Participate in vocal juries
  • This role may include collaborative projects with UIndy faculty and instrumental ensembles.
  • Other duties applicable to applicant’s experience, as assigned
  • Masters required; Doctorate preferred. Equivalent professional experience in Choral Conducting will be considered.
  • Three to five years of successful teaching or conducting experience.


 University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private United Methodist Church-affiliated university in Indianapolis, Indiana

Since opening our doors in 1902, the University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. 

At UIndy, personal attention isn't just for students. You'll find a family-like atmosphere where coworkers quickly become friends, and colleagues provide support and encouragement both on the job and off. Combine that great environment with outstanding education benefits and an array of insurance coverage, vacation time and other perks, and you've got a workplace that is hard to beat.

Personal attention and applied learning are top priorities at UIndy. Just as you encourage your students' academic growth, UIndy supports your career growth and research pursuits. Plus, we're just 10 minutes from downtown, so you'll enjoy the many cultural and entertainment opportunities Indianapolis has to offer.

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