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Instructor/Director - Sacred Heart University

Women’s Acappella Choir and Concert Choir, (2)Independent Contractor Positions.

The Choral Program at Sacred Heart University seeks a Director for its Acappella Women’s Choir (12 - 16 members) and its newly formed Women's Concert Choir (80 - 100 members). This position begins Fall Semester 2018 and is renewable. Applicants must have a Master's degree in music and significant experience leading choirs in a variety of music.

DUTIES: Direct and promote performances. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in music (A concentration in Music Education or Vocal Performance preferred, but not required). At least three years experience directing at a high school or collegiate choral program. Keyboard skills preferable (Accompanist will be present at rehearsals). Ability and willingness to recruit students to the choir and promote the group.

SALARY: Competitive: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UNIVERSITY: Sacred Heart University is a private institution that was founded in 1963. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,428, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Sacred Heart University's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 41.
Distinguished by the personal attention it provides its students, Sacred Heart University (SHU) is recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, award-winning advisement program, cutting-edge technology, championship Division I athletic teams, and nationally-recognized community service programs. Situated in Fairfield, Connecticut, the main campus is ideally located one hour north of New York City and 2.5 hours south of Boston.

APPLICATION: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and links to video recordings of the applicant leading choral performances in three different musical styles. In the cover letter or vitae, list the names, titles, and contact information for three professional references. 

Deadline for Applications is June 1, 2018
Applications should be emailed to: cuffarit@sacredheart.edu
Email subject should read: Choral Director Position at SHU
Attn: Tom Cuffari,
Assistant Director of the Choral Program Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825

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