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The Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship seeks a dynamic and creative Assistant Professor of Worship who will actively join the faculty and help grow a nationally recognized worship program at one of the nation’s top Christian universities.
All Cedarville University ranked educators equip students for life-long leadership and service by developing students who 1) glorify God; 2) think broadly and deeply; 3) communicate effectively; 4) develop academically and professionally; and 5) engage for Christ. Teaching responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, contemporary music theory and aural skills, contemporary guitar, piano, or voice lessons; worship technology; worship bands; and other worship-related courses as needed and are based on the successful candidate’s areas of expertise.
Additional responsibilities include making significant contributions to the development of the worship program by joining the strong team of worship faculty; recruiting students into the worship program; having a working knowledge of biblical texts and appropriate discipline-specific integration; mentoring and discipling students; serving as an academic advisor to worship majors; developing and maintaining collegial relationships in the department and across the university; teaching twenty-four semester credit hours or the equivalent each academic year of two semesters; maintaining academic credentials and discipline-specific research/methodology/pedagogy; attending and representing Cedarville and the Worship major at professional conferences; serving on committees as assigned or elected and being active in professional development; serving as needed during off-academic calendar times, and assisting academic leadership with special assignments.
This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials along with other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is pending budget approval.
Priority review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation with all employment application materials through the employment application portal. Applicants must also submit video recordings leading worship and/or teaching. Please submit YouTube or Vimeo demonstration files to Dr. Roger O’Neel, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Assistant Chair, Department of Music and Worship.
All official inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Cochran (email@example.com), Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Please direct position specific-inquiries to Beth Porter, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair, Department of Music & Worship.
Master’s degree required. Doctorate preferred, in a field related to the job responsibilities.
Successful record of collegiate classroom and/or studio teaching.
A firm understanding of and ability to teach contemporary music theory and aural skills as needed for today’s worship leader
Worship leading experience
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Committed to biblical integration in and out of the classroom
Qualified applicant must be a born-again Christian with a personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
Cedarville University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Cedarville University
CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY, located in Cedarville, Ohio, is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. As a Christ-centered learning community, the University is equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. Home to 3,300 Christian students, Cedarville is known for its commitment to biblical integration, spiritual formation, cultural engagement, academic quality, worldwide ministry, and student satisfaction. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Peterson’s Competitive Colleges as one of the Midwest's best institutions, the University consistently achieves top rankings at national academic competitions. Founded in 1887, the University has invested more than $100 million in academic facilities to provide modern learning environments, updated networking and technology, and a fully wireless 400-acre campus. More than 100 programs of study are taught by 200 full-time Christian faculty members. For more information about the University, please visit www.cedarville.edu.
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The University, under various sections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (as amended), reserves the right to discriminate on the basis of religion, marital status or gender (with regard to certain positions) where approved job description for a position indicates that the determination relates to a bonafide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular position, or where the job description can demonstrate that the University is unable to reasonably accommodate an employee's religious observance or practice without undue hardship in the conduct of that position's responsibilities and activities.