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Assistant Director of Choirs

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Department: School of Performing Arts
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Other

VIRGINIA TECH – Instructor. Assistant Director of Choirs. Full-time, 9-month contract. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start Date: August 10, 2022.

Job Description

Conduct choral ensembles, teach first-year class piano, and contribute to student recruitment efforts. Additional duties depend on the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the Music program. Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in music
• Fluent keyboard skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctorate in music
• College teaching experience as a Choral Conductor
• Accreditation/Cognate in keyboard performance and/or pedagogy

We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an  increasingly diverse student population. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information of 3 references, links to choral conducting performance and rehearsal videos (10–15 minutes of each), and if possible, links to brief recording example(s) of piano performance (solo or collaborative, video or audio files) this is preferred, but not required).

Review Date

06/03/2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dwight Bigler at dbigler@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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