Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Central State University Seeks Tenure Track Faculty Accompanist

William Henry Caldwell, director of vocal and choral activities at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, sent along the following listing for a tenure track faculty accompanist this afternoon. It seems like CSU is looking to fill the position pretty quickly (August), so those interested should send their materials ASAP. Here's the complete listing:
Central State University
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Faculty Vacancy

Position: Faculty Accompanist (tenure track)
Starting Date: August 2010
Rank: Negotiable
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide accompaniment for all chorus performances and rehearsals; coaching for all vocal majors and minors (10 hours per week); provide accompaniment for faculty rehearsals, recitals, and studio class; provide accompaniment and music for major academic functions (e.g. convocations, commencement, charter day, honors convocations, etc.); provide accompaniment for chorus during annual spring tour, guest appearances at churches, schools, and special performances on weekends; teach one section of freshman piano class; provide instruction and coaching in diction (French, German, Italian).

QUALIFICATIONS: While the earned doctorate or artist diploma in accompanying (or ABD status) is recommended, the candidate must possess a master of music degree and have vast experience in accompanying and rehearsing college choirs. The candidate must possess knowledge of vocal literature.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio is one of the nation’s most renowned historically African American Universities, with a one hundred twenty-two year legacy of academic and athletic achievements. The music department, which is a part of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, is housed in the Paul Robeson Cultural and
Performing Arts Center and is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. With an enrollment of approximately 60 music majors, degrees are offered in music education, performance, and jazz studies.

APPLICATION: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, current recordings, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to:

The Director of Human Resources
Central State University
1004 P. O. Box 1004
1400 Brush Row Road
Wilberforce, Ohio 45384

The search process will continue until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin immediately.

Central State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
(Thanks, William!)

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