Adjunct Faculty in Music

The School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences seeks applications for an adjunct faculty to instruct music.

Start Date:

August 2014

Responsibilities:

Adjunct faculty of contemporary Christian music.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's degree in music with an emphasis in choral conducting or related field;
  • Teaching experience in music at the high school or college level;
  • Strong commitment to teaching worship oriented contemporary Christian music;
  • Experience leading, directing and teaching contemporary Christian music ensembles;
  • Experience in, or aptitude for, undergraduate-level teaching;
  • Ability to work with students, staff and faculty in a collegial environment;
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning and involvement in a local church.

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in music or related field;
  • College level teaching experience;
  • Experience leading and directing contemporary Christian music in a congregational setting;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body as well as promote diversity.

University Description:

Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 3,700 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic ServingInstitution, with a Hispanic student population of 35 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresno Pacific University Idea at fresno.edu/about/fpu_idea.

Compensation:

Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application:

Download and complete an application form.

Submit letter of application addressing qualifications; current curriculum vita; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and three recent professional references (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:

  • Jodie Tally
  • Assistant to the Dean
  • School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • 1717 S. Chestnut Ave.
  • Fresno, CA 93702
  • Email: FPUProv@fresno.edu