Known SDA Music Positions for the 2018/2019 School Year


Summary/Status/New listings
For more detailed information on unfilled positions, see  SDA Music Positions
Walla Walla University (1) 
Music Department Chair
The Department of Music at Walla Walla University invites applications for a fulltime, tenure track faculty position in music to begin as soon as possible but not later than July 1, 2018. Duties of the chair include leading the Department of Music in its academic program and performance activities, including curriculum development, recruitment activities, financial decisions, accreditation matters, and community outreach.
The ideal candidate will have administrative experience and a commitment to building the music program in collaboration with colleagues and other academic departments. The ideal candidate will also need to teach either music theory or history as well as studio teaching in a performance area (such as woodwinds, voice, or strings) since the position includes a part-time teaching load. Teaching skills in composition, music technology, improvisation, music education, or ethnomusicology are also desirable.
The music program of Walla Walla University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The department offers a Bachelor of Arts in music and a Bachelor of Music degree in performance or music education. The department also offers a minor in music, and the ensembles include substantial participation by student musicians majoring in other disciplines.
The successful candidate will be a Seventh-day Adventist dedicated to integrating faith with teaching, performance and scholarship. An earned doctorate is preferred with an exceptional record of excellence in teaching and performance.
Interested persons should fill out an application online at and include a cover letter, CV. Three letters of recommendation are to be sent to Pam Cress, Interim Chair, Department of Music, Walla Walla University, 204 S. College Ave., College Place, WA 99324. Consideration of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
If you would like further information, please contact Dr. Pam Cress, Interim Chair, Department of Music by phone at (509) 527-2420
or e-mail at  
To learn more about WWU’s music program visit the following web site at
University of Southern Caribbean (2,3)
Possible openings
(A continuation of a listing first posted in the last IAMA online newsletter)
These appointments can be made on short-medium term contracts as individuals are available. Persons who may be interested in pursuing the option of a sabbatical are also welcome. Come enjoy life in the tropics while giving service and helping to build a solid music program at one of the oldest tertiary institutions in the Caribbean region.  Kerron Hislop, music department chair
String Teacher / String Program Coordinator
-Teach Applied Music classes in Strings to university students
-Teach Private Lessons in strings for the university's Music Program
-Help create/develop the Music Department's String Program
-Help develop a String Ensemble/Orchestra
-Assist in the recruitment of players for the string program
-Other music-related duties as qualifications allow.
Choral Director
Manage and direct the university's choral ensembles including:
            -University Chorale (large ensemble)
            -University (chamber) Singers
-Manage and develop the overall Choral Program including exploring options for growth and expansion.
-Assist in the recruiting of members for the choral ensembles
-Assist in the teaching of related music program content, e.g. Conducting, Piano, Choral Techniques etc. Any additional expertise would be appreciated.
Contact Information:
Instagram: uscmusictt
Twitter: @music_usc
Phone: 1 (868) 662-2241 ext. 2507/2519