Instructor (Regular Non-Tenure Track) Musical Theatre Vocal Performance - Singing The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance College of Liberal Arts
The candidate will join an energetic 19-person theatre and dance faculty and staff, teaching the equivalent of 15-credit hours per semester in musical theatre class and private voice, theory, score study, history, and beginning level acting. The faculty member will also provide vocal mentorship to students involved in main stage musicals, as well as recruit, mentor, and advise BFA musical theatre majors. Additionally, the faculty member will serve on conservatory and university committees as assigned. The program maintains approximately 205 BFA and BA majors and operates as part of the prestigious Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts in the outstanding River Campus facilities. The university is both NAST and NASD-accredited.
Emphasis in Musical Theatre (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
Experience teaching in a college or university program as a graduate assistant, instructor, or above
Proven record of successful teaching private and class voice at the university level
Evidence of ability to teach music theory and musical theatre score study and history
Proven record of significant professional experience as an actor/singer in musical theatre
Proven record of significant professional experience as a vocal singing coach in musical theatre
Evidence of ability to teach freshmen-level acting at the university level
Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain musical theatre majors
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage committees
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: This position is available August 2018 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February 15, 2018.
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the Univ...ersity supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.