Assistant Professor of Music - Choral Music Education

Assistant Professor of Music – Choral Music Education (non-tenure-track). The position begins August 22, 2022.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.



The successful candidate will oversee the choral area of the Music Department and the choral music education program. Teaching duties will include directing the top, mixed choral ensemble and teaching music education courses. Expectations also include actively recruiting students for the music education program, building and developing the choral area of the department and establishing positive relationships with area school music educators. Additional responsibilities may include teaching applied voice, voice-related courses, other choral ensembles or other music or music-related general education courses dependent upon the candidate’s experience, interests and departmental needs.


A master’s degree in music is required and an earned doctorate or ABD is preferred. Qualified terminal degrees would include: Ph.D. in music education or an education-related field (curriculum and instruction, leadership and policy studies, teaching and learning, etc.), Ed.D., D.A. (Doctor of Arts) or D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts) in music education, conducting, performance, etc. Candidates must have at least one degree in music education and have three or more years of successful pre-K to 12 public school teaching experience. College-level teaching experience is desirable. Successful candidates will provide experience and proven excellence as a choral conductor and a strong commitment to music education at all levels.


The Music Department is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The department offers several degree options for its students, including Bachelor of Arts in Music (with the option to add emphases in Jazz, Musical Theater, Music Industry or Pre-Music Therapy), Bachelor of Music in Music Education (instrumental or vocal), Bachelor of Music in Performance (instrumental or vocal) and Bachelor of Music in Composition. The department also offers the opportunity for students to minor in music.


  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Contact information for three references (may be the same persons as recommendation letters)

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Review of applications will begin December 15 and continue until the position is filled.  

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.