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Choral Director

Date Posted: 03/26/24

Wabash College seeks a Choral Director beginning July 1, 2024. This is a 10-month full-time, non-tenure track position with full benefits.  Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of conversion to a continuing appointment, dependent on a positive review and College needs and circumstances.  We seek a dynamic candidate who is committed to the development of undergraduates and to the artistic evolution of a Glee Club with a long tradition of representing Wabash College across the country and around the world.  A Master of Music in Choral Conducting or strong equivalent is expected. With a master’s degree comes appointment as Associated Faculty. Primary duties include:

  1. Assembling the repertoire and leading the rehearsal, training and performance of the Wabash College Glee Club and choral sub-ensembles.
  2. Managing the administrative duties related to the performance program, including concerts on and off campus.
  3. Teaching one course per semester in the Music major/minor in fundamentals, appreciation, and aural skills.

The Glee Club – an all-male TTBB choir of 30+ students – is Wabash’s premiere choral ensemble with a long history of domestic and international travel. Recent destinations include the Baltic States, Taiwan, Ecuador, England, Scotland, and New York City. On our small liberal arts college campus, there are exciting possibilities for collaborating with our vibrant Theater and Art departments and across the College.

In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting faculty from all backgrounds, including academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.

Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted online at Please have all documents ready to upload at time of application. Required documents include: letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of conducting philosophy; links to videos of rehearsal and/or concert conducting; and email addresses for three persons who will be asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on April 19 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Michael Abbott, Chair of Music, at

Wabash seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer.


Ms. Julia Phipps
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Mr. Michael Abbott
Department Chair


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