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Instructor in Musical Theatre

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Theatre and Performance Studies
Posting Job Title: Instructor in Musical Theatre
Recruitment Type: Limited Term

Position Details

Rank- Title: Limited Term Instructor
Area of Specialty - Discipline: Musical Theatre
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status:
Terms of Employment: 9-month
Contract Type: Limited Term (Full-time)
Date Position Available: 08/07/2017

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of musical
theatre styles and repertoire as well as work directly with the Musical Theatre Concentration Coordinator as accompanist and vocal coach for multiple musical theatre technique classes, auditions and juries, and other musical theatre performances.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accompanying musical theatre classes, music directing (piano/conducting) department musical productions, programming keyboards, rehearsing roles for production, arranging music, transposition, and private vocal coaching of musical theatre performers.

Potential opportunities may arise to offer courses in musical theatre performance, musicianship, audition preparation, or other topics per candidate’s experience and expertise.

Ability to provide vocal technique coaching is a plus.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Masters degree (or the foreign equivalent), strong keyboard skills, and significant professional experience in musical theatre music direction and/or accompanying are required. Terminal degree is ideal. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 07/07/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Rick Lombardo
Chair, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
Kennesaw State University
470-578-4927
rlombar1@kennesaw.edu

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000114
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 36363
Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of Theatre & Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University
features a rigorous B.A. program that emphasizes both the artistry and scholarship of the creative process. Kennesaw State University is located near the lively artistic community of Atlanta, Georgia and the Department of Theatre & Performance Studies thrives within a supportive College of the Arts. Our student body is fully representative of the diverse Metro Atlanta community.

Within this program, the Musical Theatre Concentration is a dynamic force, offering training in voice, dance, and performance, in collaboration with the School of Music and the Department of Dance.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents