Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education/Director of Choral Activities

The McKendree University Department of Music is seeking a full-time tenure track assistant professor of Choral Music Education/Director of Choral Activities to begin in Fall 2024.  Responsibilities include teaching choral music education classes, conducting the Concert Choir, developing a Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and engaging in community outreach.   Additional responsibilities may include teaching Music Appreciation (on-line), Applied Voice and General Music Methods. 

A Master’s degree with extensive experience required; Doctorate preferred. 

McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private university in Lebanon, IL, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, home of the 11-time World Series champs (St. Louis Cardinals) and the 2019 Stanley Cup winner (St. Louis Blues). St. Louis also boasts a wonderful zoo, a first-rate botanical garden, a vibrant art scene (both performing and visual), and a plethora of top-notch restaurants. 

Interviews will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should complete and submit the McKendree Employment Application with a letter of interest referencing Job #APM82 with a resume/CV, copies of graduate transcripts (official required upon hire) and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at

Deadline for best consideration: December 8, 2023

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.