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Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate part-time opening for Gospel Choir Director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. This position is responsible for all aspects of managing the gospel choir, including preparation for practice/rehearsal, leading practice, directing performances, and speaking on behalf of the Choir at performances.
Bachelor’s degree in music required; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years’ experience directing a choir is required. Must have the ability to teach basic music theory to students, guide volunteer/amateur singers in vocal techniques and vocal production; teach musicianship; and provide background/historical context of music. Knowledge of musical arrangement and composition is essential. Must demonstrate leadership, strong communication, organizational, motivational, and group management skills. Candidate must possess the ability to relate well with a diverse group of students. This position is a one year, part-time appointment, requiring 5-10 hours per week.