Adjunct Instructor of Voice

School of Music

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY invites applications for a part-time, one-year (renewable) appointment as Adjunct Instructor of Music–Voice. Master’s degree required. Primary responsibilities include teaching applied lessons and weekly studio classes. Additional responsibilities commensurate with qualifications and abilities. Successful candidate must be comfortable teaching various vocal styles (e.g. classical, musical theatre, jazz/commercial, etc.), and able to play piano proficiently enough to accompany lessons. May include teaching in the Millikin Community Arts Academy, which serves over 300 individuals in the greater Decatur area; may also include other areas depending on qualifications. Position begins August 2024.


Millikin University School of Music has been NASM accredited since 1934. It comprises a vibrant community of faculty and undergraduate students, offering Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance, Music Education, Commercial Music, and Music Business, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. The School of Music’s curriculum embraces the interdisciplinarity of diverse musical and academic experiences. The School of Music is designated as an “All Steinway School.” A Millikin education is characterized by Performance Learning — a unique approach to learning that challenges students to engage with third party stakeholders in the performance of their academic discipline. Students apply their learning to professional experiences both in Decatur and around the world. Millikin University’s mission is to deliver on the promise of education, preparing students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value. 


To receive full consideration, please submit 1) letter of application, 2) statement of teaching philosophy, 3) curriculum vitae, 4) names and contact information of at least three professional references, 5) video recordings of recent performances (as link) to Candidates should be prepared to submit additional materials upon request. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. 





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