The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University is seeking a part- time voice teacher who specializes in musical theatre and is also fluent in a variety of vocal styles, including but not limited to classical, jazz, and current popular music. Starting date is August 19, 2019. Duties will include teaching private lessons to undergraduate musical theatre majors and minors, conducting weekly seminars for vocal students, and attending performances, recitals, and other events. Successful candidates will contribute to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the University community through teaching. Youngstown State University—an urban research university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world. The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world. For more than 50 years, The Department of Theatre & Dance has been offering courses, productions, and degree programs that critically and creatively serve the College, Youngstown State University, and the surrounding community. Our alumni are working throughout the theatre and entertainment industry. Our full- and part-time faculty and staff are working professionals within their disciplines and provide one-on-one mentoring to our students. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater is designed to provide intensive training that prepares students for professional careers as actor/singers. The Dana School of Music was founded 150 years ago in 1869, making it one of the oldest music programs in the United States. More than forty faculty and staff maintain a tradition of conservatory-style music training in a metropolitan university setting. Dana offers Bachelor of Music degrees in composition, music education, music performance, jazz studies, and recording technology. Candidates may also earn the Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in music history, music theory, or applied music. At the graduate level, programs leading to the Master of Music degree are available to full or part time students in the areas of composition, theory, education, history, performance (including conducting), and jazz studies. The Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication (CCAC), Youngstown State University, includes the Departments of Art, Communication, Theater & Dance, and the Dana School of Music. The College currently enrolls over 1,000 students pursuing bachelor's and master's degrees and minor concentrations. The CCCAC programs approximately 400 events annually in numerous locations locally and regionally. On-campus venues feature multiple visual art galleries, three halls and theaters for the performing arts, and a new multi-million dollar sports broadcasting facility. Performances and events are also housed in the DeYor Performing Arts Center and historic Stambaugh Auditorium.
Master's degree in Voice, Music Theatre or related field required.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.