RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach elementary music education methods course; teach applied voice, (experience with classical and music theatre pedagogy required); conduct a choral ensemble; supervise internships for music education students; cultivate productive, professional relationships with public schools teachers; participate in faculty governance. Additional responsibilities may be assigned according to the candidate’s abilities and the needs of the institution.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be an excellent and experienced musician and teacher with a commitment to liberal arts education. Teaching experience at the elementary level is required; college or university teaching experience is highly preferred. A graduate degree in music is required.
APPOINTMENT: This is a one-year appointment beginning in August 2019. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION: Send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three individuals who might knowledgeably endorse your application. Submit all materials as a PDF files to:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until June 1 or until the position is filled.
The Division of Music is a part of the School of Fine Arts at Ouachita Baptist University. It is housed in the Mabee Fine Arts Center and has approximately 120 music majors, with approximately ninety voice principals. The Division of Music has 20 full-time faculty. Bachelor of Music degrees are offered in Performance, Worship Arts, Musical Theatre, and Music Education with emphasis in either choral or instrumental music. In addition there is a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and music industry. The Division of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
About Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Baptist University is a Christ-centered, liberal arts institution located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, halfway between Texarkana and Little Rock on Interstate 30. Enrolling approximately 1,500 students from 30 states and 30 nations, Ouachita offers a strong residential community where 95% of students live in university housing. The university’s low student-faculty ratio, close-knit campus, and commitment to undergraduate research opportunities offer an enriched environment for learning and growth. Ouachita supports the principle of academic freedom in the context of the university mission, promotes equal opportunity, and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and community.