University of Mary Hardin Baylor's College of Visual and
Performing Arts seeks qualified faculty to serve as Assistant
Professor of Music and Director of Operations/Technical Director
for the university's Performing Arts Center. This position is
available for initial hire on a mutually agreeable date beginning
January 4, 2021, but no later than June 1, 2021. This is a 12-month
non-tenure track faculty contract position, reporting directly to
the Dean of the College. This position will participate actively in
the college community, as well as work cooperatively with local
fine arts groups.
UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated
teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and
faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The Department of Music offers the following undergraduate
degrees: Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Bachelor of Music in
Performance, Bachelor of Music in Church Music, Bachelor of Arts in
Music, and Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of
22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5
miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles)
and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant
cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life
are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty
include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student
advising; professional attainment; and service to department,
college, university, and the community.
Teaching responsibilities include: courses in the music business
program. The typical teaching load for this position will be 9-12
load credit hours per academic year. Summer teaching, if any, will
be paid separately.
Performing Arts Center Director responsibilities include:
overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations, usage,
scheduling and maintenance of the university's Performing Arts
Center. Supervises PAC staff. Supervises assigned operating
budgets. Oversees the PAC Safety Program, in collaboration with the
university's safety administrators. Provides job-specific theater
safety training. Assures that all scheduled events are well
coordinated. Assures proper staffing and coordination with other
departments for needed services for events.
Technical Director responsibilities include: overseeing the
technical aspects of the PAC's assorted performance productions
(approximately 20 UMHB ensemble and guest artist concerts, 12
student recitals, and 1 musical theatre production per semester).
Designs, sets up, maintains, and operates sound systems for
university productions and projects. In collaboration with the
performance director, facilitates lighting, and set design and
construction for university productions and projects. Determines
the necessary technical supports necessary for university events
and performances in advance of production dates. Supervises set and
stage construction and management.
Qualifications: A Master's degree from an accredited institution
in a related field, with at least 18 graduate hours in music, is
required. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication
to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement
are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent
benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan
with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their
Position will remain open until filled.
Please click the "Apply Now" link to apply for this
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and
evidence of quality teaching performance with your online
application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's
mission and values, found at