The School of Music is home to numerous faculty and staff members dedicated to providing students with engaging and meaningful classes for future educators. The Fredonia School of Music is a thriving program with approximately 600 undergraduate and graduate students. The curriculum prepares students for careers in music performance, music education, musical theater, sound recording, composition, jazz, and music therapy. All voice types are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to candidates with voice types that complement the current voice faculty.
Rewards & Benefits
Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions;
Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid;
A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs, discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus and Community Child Care Center.
Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will:
Serve the voice area in studio vocal instruction, and voice related courses in the candidate's specialty;
Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies;
Contribute to curriculum development and refinement;
Provide academic advisement to students;
Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession;
Be active as a recruiter for the Voice Area;
Pursue professionally significant activities appropriate to his or her field of specialization.
This is a full-time, term appointed, tenure track, UUP represented position beginning Fall 2022.
Visa sponsorshipis available for this position.
Master's degree in Music from an accredited institution plus a minimum three years' professional performance experience;
Demonstrated distinction in and continued commitment to performance activity;
Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission;
A record of excellence in teaching applied voice at the college level;
Experience with instructional technology;
Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession;
Commitment to community engagement;
Strong organizational skills.
Doctorate in Music from an accredited institution;
Experience teaching voice related courses. Priority may be given to candidates with experience in Vocal Pedagogy and/or Voice Science;
Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement.
Internal Number: 140923
About State University of New York at Fredonia
The State University of New York at Fredonia is one of the crown jewels in the 64-campus State University of New York system. Founded in 1826, Fredonia is a highly ranked comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university that enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 80+ majors and 50+ minors. Fredonia is consistently ranked as a top public university for academics, value, and social mobility. Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, professional, award-winning faculty, a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere, and a strong focus on student success.
The 256-acre campus, known for beautiful green spaces and attractive architecture, is located one mile from the shore of Lake Erie in beautiful Western New York with ready access to fishing, swimming, and lakefront attractions. Fredonia is centrally located between several large metropolitan areas. It is one hour south of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, 45 minutes north of Erie, PA, and just 2 ½ hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, or Toronto.
Fredonia is a safe village community with beautiful Victorian homes situated in the heart of Western New York wine country. The location affords res...idents all four authentic weather seasons; warm and sunshine-filled, yet comfortable spring and summer, vibrant colors across rolling hills with the changing leaves of autumn, and the picturesque landscapes and accompanying outdoor activities of winter.
SUNY provides a competitive salary and benefits package.
Fredonia's faculty and staff focus on ensuring that all students will achieve the Institutional Learning Goals:
-SKILLED Develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge
-CONNECTED Engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship
-CREATIVE Demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation
-RESPONSIBLE Activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism.