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Academic Employment for Ladder Rank Faculty and Lecturers

The Department of Music at UC Santa Barbara is hiring! The Department seeks to appoint a
choral instructor for a part-time, non-tenure track lecturer position at The University of
California, Santa Barbara during the 2022-2023 academic year. Instructional duties will include
being director of Chamber Choir, supervision of two TA-led choirs (Lumina and Singing
Gauchos), undergraduate voice lessons, as well as teaching graduate student courses. The
Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community, and can demonstrate a clear recruitment plan and
community engagement. Learn more at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02263. To receive full
consideration for this position, you must complete your application on or before September 22,
2022.


The position is open until filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The
University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California
SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program
Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals
under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for
Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral
(based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section
II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.
(Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public
health directives may impose additional requirements.

Staff Employment

There are no open positions at this time.

Student Employment

Event Production

The Department of Music is currently hiring motivated students to be on the event production team! Please see the short description below. Those interested can apply via Handshake at the link provided. Students may need to make a Handshake account to apply. Any students having trouble accessing the posting can reach out directly to the Production and Events Manager.

The Music Department production team is responsible for stage and performance support, either as an event usher or performance technician. Some experience is desirable but we are willing to train dependable and conscientious team players.

This job entails: 

  • Providing outstanding support before, during, and after performances
  • Assisting performers, professors, and fellow production staff
  • Being a team player
  • The ability to maintain a warm and professional attitude
  • Being reliable in meeting work schedule commitments
  • Customer service skills
  • In the technician role: setting up and striking productions, supporting all aspects of audio, lighting, staging, video, and podium operations for Music Department events
  • In the usher role: welcoming guests, distributing programs, setting up signage and promotional items, taking tickets, facilitating a professional and top-notch concert-going experience, ensuring that performance spaces and seating areas are clean and ready for performance

Apply below on Handshake (may require a sign-in).

Apply on Handshake

Graduate Student Employment

For graduate students who have been assigned as or are interested in Teaching Assistantships and Readerships, please contact the Graduate Advisor