Assistant Professor, Music Industry Careers (Voice), Tenure Eligible

McLennan Community College

  • Location: Waco, Texas
  • Category: Music
  • Date Posted: December 30, 2022
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Music Industry Careers (Voice), Tenure Eligible


Full Job Description


Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.


Music facilities consist of a 330-seat and a 100-seat performance hall, plus a 550-seat, outdoor amphitheater (Bosque River Stage), 14 practice rooms, a state-of-the-art digital recording studio, as well as faculty offices/studios and classrooms with up-to-date technology. The department is housed in the Ball Performing Arts Center and the Music and Theatre Arts Building. There are currently 6 full-time and 3 adjunct instructors in the Music Industry Careers Department. In addition to an active on-campus concert schedule which includes 1-2 Steinway Series concerts, Music Industry Careers faculty and ensembles perform throughout the Central Texas area. McLennan Community College is an All Steinway School.


Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received


Teach applied commercial voice with emphasis on popular commercial styles and techniques, stage presentation and microphone techniques, commercial music performing ensemble, Introductory Group Piano, Music Business courses such as Survey of Music Business, Concert Promotion, Venue and Talent Management and Merchandising. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: active recruiting of Music Industry majors, performing in faculty ensemble, attend all departmental concerts both on and off campus, academic advising for students, maintaining office hours, participating in college committees, promoting and supporting the department's mission and goals, participating in professional development activities, and working across departments to develop student communication and problem-solving skills. Faculty are expected to accept courses as assigned which could include face-to-face and non-traditional venues, such as evening, weekend, dual credit, blended, and/or online courses. This position reports to the Division Chair, Visual & Performing Arts. NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.


Knowledge of1. Commercial vocal pedagogy. 2. Teaching to various learning styles. 3. Appropriate repertoire for voice students. 4. Current practices and trends in Music Business. Ability to: 5. Collaborate in recruitment/retention of Music Industry careers students. 6. Demonstrate skills useful in a voice lesson and/or rehearsal. 7. Perform solo and collaboratively with faculty. 8. Develop working relationships with area music teachers and music professionals. 9. Use appropriate technology. 10. Advise students. 11. Work collaboratively within and across departmental lines. 12. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).




Education: Master’s degree in Music or Commercial Music from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Professional performance and college/university level teaching experience.



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  • Online Application
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Electronic Portfolio-video performance
  • Copies of college transcripts

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. (Download PDF reader)

Job Type: Full-time

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