Mars Hill University seeks Musical Theatre Accompanist – Adjunct Faculty 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site. Mars Hill University, is an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, that challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts, connected with the world of work, and committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world.
COMPENSATION $750 per credit hour


Summary: The Department of Theatre at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, North Carolina invites applications for an adjunct as Musical Theatre Accompanist beginning August 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Accompany musical theatre courses, including applied voice course and lessons, VPL, performance ensemble, as well as other courses as assigned. Participation in student retention, recruitment and advisement, department and university service are sometimes required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should possess exceptional piano skills, specifically in relation to musical theatre, have a strong background in musical theatre, and have intimate familiarity with the production process. Knowledge of common theatrical singing styles is expected and experience in music direction is a plus. The capacity to collaborate as a member of a well-established artistic team is vital for success in this position. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.

Contact Information:
Sue Fair
Mars Hill University
Theatre Arts Department Chair
(828) 689-1377

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), MHU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources (see below).

MHU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who fully support MHU’s mission. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is
prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.

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