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Central Methodist University
Fayette, MO


  • Type of Position: Full-Time
  • Education Requirement: Master's (Doctorate preferred)
  • Date Posted: November 4, 2019

Job Description

The Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University seeks a full-time professor of music to teach music and music ministry classes and serve as Director of the Worship Ensembles.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and rehearsing the worship ensembles
  • Teaching music ministry courses
  • Teaching music courses as necessary
  • Collaborating with the campus chaplain to plan weekly chapel services
  • Assisting the Admissions Staff with recruiting

Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Director of Music Ministry will supervise worship ensemble musicians in set-up/tear-down of equipment for performance/leading worship. Supervision of work study students is a possibility as well.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

Candidates with a completed doctorate in music ministry or a related field are preferred and will be placed on the tenure track. Master’s-prepared applicants will be considered for a non-tenure track position.

Physical Requirements:

The successful candidate must be able to lift and move sound equipment and instruments. Must be able to speak in a clear and loud voice.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Planning ensemble trips to lead worship at churches.
  • Skills in using worship-support software.
  • Experience running sound systems.

Other Information and Attributes:

CMU employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of Central Methodist University. Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact/How to Apply

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources. Applications and instructions are located on the website at