Music and Performing Arts - Director of Lucia Chorum Job at Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN

  • Bethel University
  • Saint Paul, MN

Job Description

Job Summary


The Bethel Lucia Chorum director leads an SSAA ensemble in several on-campus concerts with some possibility for off-campus concerts. Lucia Chorum is one of three audition-only choirs at Bethel University. The ensemble meets three times a week for regular rehearsals and performs several times during the year in collaboration with the Bethel Choir, mixed voice ensemble and The Royal Register, an acapella mens ensemble.

This position may be combined with other open positions in the Department of Music and Performing Arts, including instructor for Introduction to the Creative Arts and director of keyboard activities/accompanist, depending on the qualifications of the candidate.



? Select repertoire for Lucia Chorum and lead three rehearsals a week during both Fall and Spring Semesters
? Co-conduct one rehearsal a week preparing the women from both Lucia Chorum and Bethel Choir for the Festival Women selections performed during Bethel Universitys Festival of Christmas Concerts
? Conduct the Lucia Chorum ensemble during a joint fall Concert with all three choral ensembles and a joint spring concert with The Royal Register
? Collaborate and conduct Lucia Chorum and the Festival Women ensemble during the music departments Festival of Christmas, a multi-concert event in December
? Assist in the preparation for the Classics, a major works concert, in spring
? Prepare and conduct the Choir for additional performances as scheduled
? Help promote the Choir and recruit new members
? Contribute to an academic environment that seeks to advance inclusive excellence in the program and the University



? Strong conducting and vocal pedagogical skills.
? Thorough knowledge of appropriate level choral repertoire
? Proven ability to collaborate with other directors
? Proven ability to work with students and recruit new members for the choir



Experience directing choirs at the high school or collegiate level required; experience as primary director of college-level ensembles preferred.



Masters degree in music performance or music education is required; Doctorate preferred.

Additional Information



Equivalent to one course per semester

Position open:

August 2024

Additional Information:

? Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Academic Affairs
College of Arts & Sciences
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112


Bethel seeks to recruit, retain, support, and develop a diverse workforce that contributes to our educational and Christ-centered mission. Bethel encourages candidates to apply who can assist the University to develop a faculty that reflects the diversity of people in Gods kingdom through a variety of ethnicities, cultures, and lived experiences.

Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 4,700 students from 50 states and 32 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bethel offers bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.
Bethel employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

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