Missouri State University

United States

May 24, 2022


Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Artist-in-Residence

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Theatre & Dance HR Home Department 020216 THEATRE & DANCE Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2022 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Artist-in-Residence is a non-tenure track faculty position appointed on the basis of outstanding professional attainments, creative accomplishments, and recognition in his or her specific field and renders specified service to the University including lectures, performances, demonstrations, master classes, and consultations.

Description of Primary Duties

The successful candidate will help further advance the Theatre and Dance Department's reputation for excellence in professional performance training by teaching voice technique and style to Musical Theatre BFA students. Responsibilities include augmenting voice studios with coaching in the CCM style. Active contributions to the development of the musical theatre curriculum and participation in departmental meetings, musical theatre auditions and musical theatre recruitment activities are expected.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Artist-in-Residence are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Required qualifications include the following: a record of teaching voice for musical theatre and popular genres; a commitment to functional voice training grounded in voice science, vocal function, and contemporary pedagogy techniques; must be comfortable teaching belting with a chest-dominant approach, and should be comfortable teaching students to sing legit, contemporary, and pop/rock musical theatre repertoire; a marked passion for teaching/mentoring; a DMA, MM or MFA degree (completed by August 2022); and an orientation towards collaborative work.

Link to Job Description https:// www. Open Date 05/03/2022 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening will begin May 24, 2022, and will continue until filled.

To apply, please submit the following electronically: 1. Letter of application addressing the listed requirements; 2. Curriculum vitae, with names and contact information for three professional references and links to online video or audio recordings representative of the applicant's career.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20220031FTF

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Online Media Presentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
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