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Director of Opera Theater

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Director of Opera Theater
Job Posting Number 20180033FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department School of Music
Position Description

Direct Texas State Opera Theater and produce two staged productions a year. Teach opera workshop, opera theater and other courses as assigned relating to vocal and theatrical performance. Participate in professional activities as a stage director/performer and/or music scholar. Regularly participate in faculty meetings, committees, and other service activities (specific duties assigned by the Director of the School of Music).

Required Qualifications

Master of Music; and
Record of accomplishment as an opera director at the professional or collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in music or equivalent professional experience;
Experience in university-level ensemble teaching;
National/international exposure as a professional opera director or singer; and
Demonstrated communication and organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20139. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by December 1, 2017: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for 3 references, and an unofficial transcript for highest degree.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 12/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. URL - Teaching Video
  2. URL - Teaching Video #2
  3. URL - Video File
  4. Additional Document
  5. Student’s Accomplishments
  6. DD 214/DD1300
  7. Veteran's Preference