Spring Arbor University is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a generalist in our Music department to strengthen and continue to build our curricular and co-curricular Music programs. The successful candidate will be passionate about preparing students to impact the world for Jesus Christ within the vocation and/or practice of Music. Experience in Choir, Band, Ensembles, and/or Music Production is desired. The position will begin in August 2022
The School of Communications, Media, and Fine Arts at Spring Arbor University (SAU) invites applicants for a tenure-track position in the field of Music. The successful candidate will have professional expertise in Music and will have the ability to convey their passion and expertise to students in a wide variety of Music and Fine Arts courses, and other courses they may be qualified for. Responsibilities include teaching, leading various-sized student ensembles, development of scholarly endeavors (broadly defined), innovative curriculum development, advising and mentoring students, and assisting with recruiting music students and contributing in other collegial ways to build the department and university.
Spring Arbor University is a community of learners distinguished by our lifelong involvement in the study and application of the liberal arts, total commitment to Jesus Christ as the perspective of learning, and critical participation in the contemporary world. The successful candidate will be able to articulate how they would integrate the Christian faith into their discipline and will be someone who enjoys working with students and other faculty. Individuals will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept, Statement of Faith, and Community Covenant. Applicants must be thoroughly supportive of the University’s mission and values as an evangelical Christian University affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in Music, Music Education, or a music-related area is required; terminal degree in Music or a related field is preferred. Terminal degree in Music is required for tenure-track designation. Successful college teaching experience in a traditional campus environment is strongly preferred. Experience teaching online is a plus.
Experience working in multicultural academic environments is preferred, and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
About Spring Arbor University
Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university. Offering more than 70 undergraduate majors and programs, nine degree completion programs, two associate programs, and 12 graduate programs. With programs presented on campus, online and on site at 17 locations throughout Michigan and in Ohio, the University continues to meet the growing needs of its students.