5 Apr 2017

Full-Time Job Assistant Professor of Musical / Theatre Director

LaGrange College (Job Poster) – LaGrange, Georgia, United States

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Job Description

Assistant Professor of Musical/Theatre Director, Tenure Track

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at LaGrange College seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Musical Theatre program which is shared by Theatre Arts and Music.
The appointment begins with the 2017-18 academic year beginning August 14, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications:

A terminal degree plus extensive professional experience in the field is required. Candidates should possess excellent keyboard and sight-reading skills, a thorough knowledge of singing techniques and vocal production, and have experience as a Musical Director with multiple styles of musical theatre repertoire, including classic Broadway, contemporary pop, and rock styles. Candidates should also have experience creating and staging student showcases and cabarets. All candidates must have a record of effective college and/or conservatory teaching, and have experience in providing and maintaining a professional rehearsal and performance atmosphere. The successful candidate must also be a strong energetic leader, good communicator and collaborator invested in growing our Musical Theatre program and actively recruiting and mentoring musical theatre students.

Responsibilities for the position include serving as the Musical Director for Musical Theatre productions; teaching Musical Theatre performance classes; coaching majors in scene study, solo, and audition techniques; and preparing majors for regional and national auditions.
Additional duties may be determined by the successful candidate’s secondary abilities. Vigorous recruitment of new musical students is key to the position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include with their application a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and contact information for three references.




• Job Title: Assistant Professor of Musical / Theatre Director
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: LaGrange College
• website: jobs.lagrange.edu
• Location: LaGrange, Georgia, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: assistant, assistant professor, music, teaching, and theatre. Location: Georgia.