Adjunct Faculty - Choral Studies, Music Education, and Sacred Music

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7161126 (Ref.No. 23A332236)
Posted: August 4, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Choral Studies, Music Education and Sacred Music at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor – Conductor of Westminster Chapel Choir – for the Fall Semester beginning Monday, September 6. This position prepares the Chapel Choir to sing with Symphonic Chorus, under the direction of Dr. James Jordan. There would be opportunities to conduct and plan recitals/programs. The Choir meets MWF, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.; Tuesdays 1:10 – 2:10.

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in building fundamental musical and choral ensemble skills
  • Demonstrated ability and experience preparing Major Symphonic Choral Works
  • Excellent conducting/rehearsal technique
  • Ability to build and maintain professional, effective partnerships
  • Must be highly organized
  • MM Music

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

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