University of St. Thomas

Adjunct Instructor, Director of Liturgical Choir

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Closes
Dec 30, 2018
Ref
r2018-3411
Contact
University of St. Thomas
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Adjunct Instructor, Director of Liturgical Choir
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/20/2018 8:56 AM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date Open until Filled
Type of Search Faculty
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 2018-3411
Campus
St Paul
Department/Unit College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type Adjunct Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt/Salaried
Benefits Eligible No
Special Instructions Please provide cover letter, resumé/c.v., and contact information for three references.

OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an adjunct faculty member to conduct the University of St. Thomas Liturgical Choir.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

JOB SUMMARY

The Liturgical Choir, a credit-bearing ensemble, sings for (leads) campus Mass two times per month, participates in special liturgies, and participates in the music department Christmas concerts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work with the Assistant Director for Liturgy and Music to plan music for Mass.
  • Lead rehearsals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Conduct the Liturgical Choir during Mass two Sunday mornings per month and other special liturgies throughout the year.
  • Coordinate the Liturgical Choir student workers.
  • Supervise the student choir board.
  • Oversee the choral library.
  • Work in conjunction with ensemble faculty to implement the yearly Christmas concerts.
  • Report to the Director of Choral Activities.
  • Guide choir students on their faith journey.

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will:

  • Be well-versed in the Catholic faith and liturgy.
  • Hold an advanced degree in Music, Sacred Music, or Choral Conducting.
  • Have experience conducting church or college choirs.
  • Have a keen interest in mentoring students on their faith journey.

Salary for this position is course-fee based and commensurate with degrees earned and experience. It does not include health and dental benefits.

HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

Please provide cover letter, resumé/c.v., and contact information for three references.


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