Music

Music

Position:  Music/Choral Director

Office/Department:  Music and Fine Arts

Grove City College announces a faculty opening in the Department of Music and Fine Arts beginning in July 2014.  DMA or equivalent in choral conducting required. Responsibilities include direction of the college choral program consisting of Chapel Choir (90-120 members), Touring Choir (45), and Chamber Singers (12-15).  Strong keyboard and theory background preferred.  Additional teaching responsibilities will be assigned based on the candidate's background and qualifications.  This position will also assist in developing and guiding student research opportunities for music majors and involve the integration of technology into the music curriculum.

Candidates must evidence a strong record of classroom teaching, scholarship within their field, and a commitment to instructing highly motivated students. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.  Grove City College is a nationally recognized, truly independent, highly selective college of liberal arts, sciences, and engineering where intellectual inquiry remains open to the questions religion raises and affirms the answers Christianity offers.

Send a letter of application, vita, transcripts, names of four references (three professional and one pastoral), a brief statement of how you would engage undergraduates in your research plans, and a four to five paragraph essay relating your philosophy of a liberal arts education and teaching Music to the College's mission (see www.gcc.edu) to: Jamie N. Christy, Assistant Director of Human Resources, Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127-2104 or electronically to jnchristy@gcc.edu.  Review of applications commences immediately.  Links to media are welcome, but please do not send media at this time (CDs, DVDs, etc).  Additional supporting materials may be requested from finalists.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic and social environment, the college actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups.

Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles.  It does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.