Southwestern College

New Salem , KS

Instructor of Music

Southwestern College
New Salem, KS Temporary
Posted on February 7, 2019

Southwestern College Performing Arts Division seeks an Instructor of Music. The faculty member in this music position performs collaborative pianist duties and teaches a variety of courses which will include the theory sequence, aural skills and sight singing, and arts general education. If skills and experience allow, they may be a vocal coach.

Co-curricular duties will include: performing collaboratively with large and small choral ensembles of traditional, musical theatre and contemporary commercial music nature. Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and area of expertise. The Division of Performing Arts houses the music, musical theatre, theatre, dance and visual arts departments. The music department is fully accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) offering the Bachelor of Music Degrees in Music Education and Performance, the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre and the Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Music and Theatre.


  • Candidates must have experience accompanying, teaching music theory and aural skills/sight singing courses, and applied lessons.
  • Preference given to applicants who have taught advanced piano and voice privately in the areas of music and musical theatre.
  • Applicants possessing a Master's degree in piano or collaborative piano and/or music theory or related area; preferred qualifications are earned doctorate or ABD in piano, collaborative piano, music theory or commensurate professional experience.

Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.