Director of Choral Activities

Carthage College
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Music at Carthage College seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (full-time, tenure track) beginning in August 2022. This individual will serve as Director of Choral Activities and direct the Carthage Choir, the flagship choral ensemble of the College.


Teaching, advising, and service responsibilities assigned based on candidate expertise, interests, and departmental needs. Actively recruit prospective students, organize, and lead regional, national, and international tours of the Carthage Choir. In addition, the candidate will oversee all aspects of the choral program including the annual Lakeside Choral Festival. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators on curriculum development and outreach events. Develop and maintain a regional and national reputation as a choral conductor and teacher.

The successful applicant will be an experienced conductor with demonstrated success at the professional, post-secondary, and/or high school level.

  • Commitment to teaching undergraduate students with pedagogical skills and experiences that match departmental needs.
  • Experience working with, teaching, and/or mentoring diverse populations.
  • Ability to contribute to fostering diversity of the campus, curriculum, and discipline.
  • Doctoral degree in music (ABD considered).
  • Success in teaching K-12 music (preferred).
Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Peter Dennee, Search Committee Chair, at .


For consideration, submit the following items in a single PDF document to the Carthage College Applicant Pro platform.
Institutional Information

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation,national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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