Wellesley College Voice Instructor, Music in Wellesley, Massachusetts


Wellesley College



Posting Number F078
Job Title Voice Instructor, Music
Department Music
Description
The Department of Music at Wellesley College is looking to hire an instructor in voice to begin teaching in the Fall of 2017. The applicant should demonstrate a collegial personality and experience teaching all aspects of classical voice in repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary composition, encompassing the genres of opera; French, German, Italian, and Spanish art song; oratorio; and musical theater. Expertise in early music would be an asset as would experience with teaching young women at prep/collegiate/conservatory levels. We are looking to hire someone who has the ability to teach all levels of voice from beginners to those considering a music major and professional career in music. The applicant should demonstrate excellent vocal skills as a singer-actor and be active as a performer. Our ideal applicant must also be able to organize and teach Opera Workshop (in rotation with the other voice faculty).

The position will be stipended depending on the number of students taught. Over time, there is the possibility of a half-time contract with health and retirement benefits. A Master's Degree is preferred although not mandatory.

The hiring process will include an interview with a short performance and sample lesson(s) with current students. We are planning to hold interviews in the middle of May. Please address materials (CV, cover letter, three recordings, website URL, email address/phone) to Dr. Eliko Akahori, Director of the Music Performance Program, Department of Music, Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Please submit applications through the College portal by 10 April 2017.
Requirements
Additional Application Instructions
The hiring process will include an interview with a short performance and sample lesson(s) with current students. We are planning to hold interviews in the middle of May. Please address materials (CV, cover letter, three recordings, website URL, email address/phone) to Dr. Eliko Akahori, Director of the Music Performance Program, Department of Music, Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Please submit applications through the College portal by 10 April 2017.

Please submit recordings as URL's to the Supplemental Document slots in the Applicant Documents.
Posting Date 03/16/2017
Close Date 04/17/2017
Open Until Filled No
Date review of applications begins (if different then deadline date).
Application Deadline
Will this position accept reference letters? Yes
Number of reference letters required? 3
Maximum number of reference letters allowed? 10
Last date reference letters will be accepted for this position
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement
Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Supplemental Document 1 (URL in Lieu of PDF)
  4. Supplemental Document 2 (URL in Lieu of PDF)
  5. Supplemental Document 3 (URL in Lieu of PDF)
Optional Documents

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