POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Lecturer (Musical Theater Coordinator)
School of Music
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position and Rank: Assistant Lecturer (Musical Theater Coordinator). Term, non-tenure track, full-time, nine-month appointment. Summer appointment options possible.

Qualifications: Master's or MFA in music, theater, or related field. Master's or MFA must be completed by time of appointment. Demonstrated ability to motivate students and work collegially.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience stage directing or music directing musical theater productions in university or professional settings. Experience teaching applied musical theater voice or commercial music voice. Keyboard skills for rehearsal or coaching purposes.

Duties: Stage direct or music direct musical theater productions; teach courses in musical theater workshop, musical theater history, and musical theater senior project. Coordinate BFA in Musical Theater; recruit and audition BFA Musical Theater students. Possible teaching assignments may also include courses in applied musical theater voice, opera workshop, or other courses based on the needs of the department and qualifications of the candidate. For optional extra summer term appointment, duties could include directing or music directing for McLeod Summer Playhouse and All Southern High School Theater Project.

Appointment Start Date: August 16, 2019

Application Deadline: January 15, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, current resume, and three letters of reference to music@siu.edu or by mail to:

Professor David Dillard, Search Committee Chair
School of Music
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1000 S. Normal Ave. Mail Code 4302
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.