University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Department of Music seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Lecturer of Musical Theatre/Interim Musical Theatre Program Director position for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Musical Theatre including song-performance classes and History of Musical Theatre as well as stage and/or music direct one production each semester. Additional responsibilities depend on the candidate's expertise and department needs but could include directing and/or accompanying the Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The candidate will also be expected to participate in appropriate department, university and professional service, serve as an academic advisor, and actively recruit prospective Musical Theatre students. Thorough knowledge of musical theatre history and repertoire, and understanding of current trends in musical theatre is required; industry connections are valued.
Qualifications: A completed master's degree in music or theatre (or evidence of a substantial professional performance career) is required. The ideal candidate would have evidence of successful college teaching experience and departmental service, along with demonstrated professional level artistry in the area(s) of acting, stage direction, and/or music direction. The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references. Please do not send video recordings or portfolios at this time. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.
August 5, 2019 -