Lecturer – Department of Art and Music in New York, New York

Queens College

New York City, NY

ID: 7063191
Posted: January 21, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Art and Music Department at John Jay College seeks an experienced and dynamic choral director to lead our John Jay Choir. The Lecturer will be required to perform teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise. A four-four teaching load, community outreach, recruitment, and the organization of a concert series for the choir are required for the position. The proven ability to teach in a diverse liberal arts environment is necessary, and the hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who through their leadership, community service, lived experience and/or research will contribute to the diversity mission of the college.


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.


Vocal performance and vocal accompaniment experience, as well as experience in teaching music skills, basic music theory, class piano, and appreciation of Western classical music to non-majors is desirable.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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