Drake University invites candidates interested and experienced in teaching studio voice to undergraduate students (music minors, non-major participants); other duties may be assigned depending on the candidate's expertise. Additional desirable assets include excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills; demonstrated commitment to and record of successful teaching at the University level; demonstrated commitment to professional growth; ability to forge strong community ties, and recruit. Master's degree or Artist's diploma at Graduate level required.
Preference will be given to applicants who have diverse training in classical and musical theater singing techniques, proficient piano skills, maintain an active profile within their professional organizations, and an ability to teach and connect with a diverse student population. Applicants must also provide evidence and proficiency in vocal production/skills. The successful candidate will be a team player who can demonstrate a commitment to the ongoing development and excellence of the studio voice, choral, and opera programs.
This position is a part-time, non-tenure-track, hourly appointment. Anticipated teaching load is 7-12 hours per week.
More than 900 faculty and staff are part of the Bulldog pack, a close-knit community enthusiastic about providing the very best education, challenging assumptions, and welcoming new ideas and people into the fold. Drake University is not only an exceptional institution of higher learning, but also an exceptional place to work, and we are committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding outstanding people.