Visible Careers

Visible Careers

Positions currently open for applications at Visible Music College (scroll down for details on how to apply):

Memphis Campus Staff Positions

Registrar

Librarian / Academic Support Services

Operations Manager

IT Support Worker

Marketing Manager

Financial Aid Manager

Assistant Professor or Adjunct Instructor of Modern Music, Songwriting

Adjunct Professor or Adjunct Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar

Adjunct Professor of Modern Music, Drums

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Dallas Teaching Site Staff Positions

Academics

Instructor of Core Curriculum

Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar

Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar

Instructor of Modern Music, Drums

Instructor of Modern Music, Songwriting

Instructor of Modern Music, Voice

Instructor of Modern Music, Keyboard

Instructor of Modern Music, Worship Leadership

Instructor of Music Business

Business

Director of Business

Students

Director of Students

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Chicago Teaching Site Campus Staff Positions

(For more information please click the position title)

Academics

Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar

Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar

Instructor of Modern Music, Drums

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Not all positions may be filled and/or may be filled by same persons doing multiple roles depending on skill-set and experience

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Visible Music College is a unique and challenging college environment where young, talented Christian artists, media production technicians, and music business students are trained in skill and character for service in the arts industries and in the church.  Students at Visible Music College study contemporary music, music production, and music business, and are mentored in a vibrant program that develops them vocationally, spiritually, and academically.  The faculty are experienced music professionals who are currently active in their fields of teaching, and are dedicated to the “real-world” application of the curriculum for the students.  Staff and faculty spend lots of one-on-one time with students, and because of the relational ministry focus of the college, mentoring friendships between staff and students are encouraged.

Salary and benefits (HSA, 401k) are commensurate with experience and budgeted needs at the teaching site.

Send resume and/or curriculum vitae, along with any cover letter, links, and references to Human Resources Manager Toni Melton at 200 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103 or electronically to [email protected] or 901.381.3939.

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The successful candidate will meet these qualifications: a committed Christian faith and acceptance/adherence to the Visible Statement of Faith, an earned degree or equivalent qualification for each position, a minimum of successful experience as an administrator, significant experience, and administrative or teaching experience in higher education.

Positions for the college typically require a masters degree or equivalent experience and a passion for modern music and Christian faith spiritual development.

Positions for our Visible Community Music School typically require a bachelor degree or equivalent experience and a passion for modern music, teaching, community, and Christian faith spiritual development.

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STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Visible Music College is an equal opportunity higher education institution open to any qualified individual and does not discriminate in its programs, procedures, or practices, on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, or veteran status. This non-discrimination policy includes admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and all other institution administered programs. Visible Music College is an equal opportunity employer.

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Instructor of Core Curriculum – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach instructional materials for one or more of the following courses: American History, College Algebra, English Composition 1 or 2, Psychology or other relevant courses as assigned by Director of Academics or Vice President of Academics.
2.)  To assist the Director of Academics with the spiritual growth (mentoring) of the college’s students.
3.)  To assist Director of Academics with planning for improvement and growth of the college’s general education programs.
4.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation.
5.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
6.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 

7.) To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.

Accountability: The Instructor of Core Curriculum is accountable to the Director of Academics
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Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach applied bass guitar lessons. 
2.)  To teach bass guitar Specialization. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with the development and mentoring of Visible’s bass guitar students. 
4.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning and growth of the college’s bass guitar program. 
5.)  To teach written and aural music theory. 
6.)  To serve as a Faculty advisor for one or more of the Applied Lab student bands. 
7.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation. 
8.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
9.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
10.) To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics. 
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach applied guitar lessons. 
2.)  To assist the Director of Academics with the development and mentoring of  guitar students. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning and growth of the college’s guitar program 
4.)  To teach written and aural music theory. 
5.)  To serve as a Faculty adviser for one or more of the Applied Lab student bands. 
6.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation. 
7.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
8.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
9.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability:  The Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Drums – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach individual applied drum lessons and group drum specialization courses focusing primarily on the drum set. 
2.)  To oversee the development and mentoring of the college drum students. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning for improvement and growth of the college’s drums program. 
4.)  To teach a class (or classes) in the Modern Music Department, which may include any combination of the following: Music Theory, Aural Theory, Western Music History, History of Popular Music, and/or Electronic Music & Technology. 
5.)  To develop student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
6.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
7.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
8.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability:  The Instructor of Modern Music, Percussion, is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Songwriting – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach Songwriting lessons. 
2.)  To teach music theory classes. 
3.)  To teach Songwriting Specialization and Artist Development courses. 
4.)  To facilitate spiritual growth through the discipleship and mentoring of songwriting students. 
5.)  To facilitate and oversee songwriter auditions. 
6.)  To strategically plan the curriculum and growth of the songwriting program. 
7.)  To advise and register student-songwriters. 
8.)  To oversee Songwriting Senior Concert Juries and assist in the adjudications of additional Modern Music student juries. 
9.)  To develop student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
10.) To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co- curricular evaluation meetings. 
11.) To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
12.) To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Songwriting is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Voice – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To serve as the primary instructor/organizer for department-wide and inter-departmental courses, senior concerts, bands, and internships. 
2.)  To teach a class (or classes) in the Modern Music Department, which may include any combination of the following courses: private and group lessons, Music Theory, Aural Theory, Jazz Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Music Composition, Western Music History, and History of Popular Music. 
3.)  To evaluate and provide constructive feedback to Modern Music Faculty each semester. 
4.)  To organize and facilitate regular meeting of the Modern Music Faculty. 
5.)  To oversee student workers in the Modern Music department.
6.)  To promote student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
7.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
8.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
9.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Voice, is accountable to the Director of Academics
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Instructor of Modern Music, Keyboard – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To serve as the primary instructor/organizer for department-wide and inter-departmental courses, senior concerts, bands, and internships. 
2.)  To teach a class (or classes) in the Modern Music Department, which may include any combination of the following courses: private and group lessons, Music Theory, Aural Theory, Jazz Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Music Composition, Western Music History, and History of Popular Music. 
3.)  To evaluate and provide constructive feedback to Modern Music Faculty each semester. 
4.)  To organize and facilitate regular meeting of the Modern Music Faculty. 
5.)  To oversee student workers in the Modern Music department. 
6.)  To promote student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
7.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
8.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
9.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Keyboards, is accountable to the Director of Academics or Vice-President of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Worship Leadership – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach worship leadership lessons. 
2.)  To teach applied instrumental music lessons. 
3.)  To lead the discipleship and mentoring of worship leadership students. 
4.)  To facilitate the planning and growth of the college’s worship leadership program 
5.)  To lead and plan college worship throughout the academic year. 
6.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation. 
7.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
8.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
9.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Worship Leadership, is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Music Business – Dallas

Position Description:

1.)  To teach program-appropriate classes in counsel with and assigned by the Director of Academics or Vice President of Academics. 
2.)  To design all departmental teaching curriculum, the major in Music Business and the Minor in Music Business in communication with the Academic Development Team and the Director of Academics or Vice President of Academics. 
3.)  To supervise all department Faculty members as well as adjunct Faculty. 
4.)  To supply appropriate and approved class syllabi or supervise the development of the same for each class within the department. 
5.)  To maintain a vibrant, friendly, and inviting learning and resource environment. 
6.)  To lead the assessment of the Music Business Department, planning, and student satisfaction. 
7.)  To promote student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
8.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
9.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
10.)  To align with Madison Line Records as a professional development arm of the college, including promotion, cross-training, departmental support, and curricular and goal alignment. 
11.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics or Vice President of Academics.
Accountability:  The Instructor of Music Business is accountable to the Director of Academics or Vice President of Academics.
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Director of Business – Dallas
Position:The Director of Business position at Visible Music College’s Dallas teaching site in Dallas, Texas is a leadership role on campus, being responsible for the professional development of the students, business oversight for staff and students on site, and development of the campus success under the direction of the VP of Business in Memphis.Expectation:The goal of the Director of Business is to creatively manage the operational, professional, and financial activities for Visible Music College. The Director of Business establishes budgets with input of Director Team and accounts for the funds management of the college with integrity and according to the Strategic Plan.

Function:

Manage the Business Office, including short and long term action plans, goals and objectives, budgets and projects.

Prepare and oversee the annual budget.

Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reports as directed by the VP of Business and coordinate budget, salaries, benefits, and hiring procedures with the Director Team, overseeing the Business Office Manager and the Human Resource functions of that role.

Work with all departments to arrange purchase of all supplies and equipment for Visible Music College.

Insure communications and development of the Career Placement program.

Perform business administration for maintaining a safe, healthy, and clean physical plant.

Guide the development of Auxiliary enterprises to the benefit of the college, overseeing the Auxiliary budgets and guiding activities, preparing this function to be overseen by a future Directors of Auxiliary enterprises.

Oversee the Financial Aid Manager and the operation of the office of Financial Aid.

Oversee the marketing and public relations functions of the college, including any personnel or vendors.

Direct the Marketing Team.

Act in leadership for the teaching site in concert with the Director of Academics and Director of Students.

Other duties as assigned by the VP of Business.

Accountability:

The Director of Business is directly accountable to the VP of Business in Memphis and the Director Team in Dallas.

Director of Business Staff:

Staff positions commonly filled in the area of Business at Visible Music College. (Not all positions may be filled and/or may be filled by same persons)

–Operations Manager

–Business Office Manager

–Financial Aid Manager

–IT Support Worker

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Director of Students – Dallas

Position:

The Director of Students position at Visible Music College’s Dallas teaching site in Dallas, Texas is a leadership role on campus, being responsible for the spiritual life of the students, pastoral care for staff and students on site, housing oversight, and development of the “visible community” under the direction of the VP of Students in Memphis.

Expectation:

The Director of Students is responsible for the spiritual direction of the student body and supports the staff to accomplish this.  The Director of Students will also oversee all aspects of Student Government and general Student Services.  The Director of Students will support the necessary staff in these various areas as well as the budget as it relates to these areas.

Function:

The Director of Students coordinates the pastoral care of students, including their spiritual and emotional well-being.

The Director of Students facilitates community relationships, communication, and team-building exercises between the staff and student body.

The Director of Students supervises the Student Government Association.

The Director of Students oversees and lends direction to the Housing Coordinator.

The Director of Students oversees and lends support to the Pastoral Care Assistant.

The Director of Students oversees the Residence Life Team.

Acts in leadership for the teaching site in concert with the Director of Academics and Director of Business.

Other duties as assigned by the VP of Students.

Accountability:

The Director of Students is accountable to the VP of Students in Memphis and the Director Team in Dallas.

Director of Students Staff:

Staff positions commonly filled in the area of Students at Visible Music College. (Not all positions may be filled and/or may be filled by same persons).

–Housing Coordinator

–Pastoral Care Assistant

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Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar – Chicago

Position Description:

1.)  To teach applied bass guitar lessons. 
2.)  To teach bass guitar Specialization. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with the development and mentoring of Visible’s bass guitar students. 
4.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning and growth of the college’s bass guitar program. 
5.)  To teach written and aural music theory. 
6.)  To serve as a Faculty advisor for one or more of the Applied Lab student bands. 
7.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation. 
8.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
9.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
10.) To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics. 
Accountability: The Instructor of Modern Music, Bass Guitar is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar – Chicago

Position Description:

1.)  To teach applied guitar lessons. 
2.)  To assist the Director of Academics with the development and mentoring of Visible’s guitar students. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning and growth of the college’s guitar program 
4.)  To teach written and aural music theory. 
5.)  To serve as a Faculty adviser for one or more of the Applied Lab student bands. 
6.)  To develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation. 
7.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
8.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
9.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability:  The Instructor of Modern Music, Guitar is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Instructor of Modern Music, Drums – Chicago

Position Description:

1.)  To teach individual applied drum lessons and group drum specialization courses focusing primarily on the drum set. 
2.)  To oversee the development and mentoring of the college drum students. 
3.)  To assist the Director of Academics with planning for improvement and growth of the college’s drums program. 
4.)  To teach a class (or classes) in the Modern Music Department, which may include any combination of the following: Music Theory, Aural Theory, Western Music History, History of Popular Music, and/or Electronic Music & Technology. 
5.)  To develop student growth through spiritual, professional, and academic formation. 
6.)  To attend and participate in staff and Faculty meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings. 
7.)  To attend and participate in various events representing the school, including orientation week, retreats, Faculty development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement. 
8.)  To execute additional but related duties as directed by the Director of Academics and/or the Vice President of Academics.
Accountability:  The Instructor of Modern Music, Drums, is accountable to the Director of Academics.
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Accounts Clerk (based in Memphis, TN)This is a part-time, salaried position under the supervision of the Business Office ManagerPosition DescriptionThe Accounts Clerk’s duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Opening and processing all incoming mail
  • Inputting A/P for Business Office Manager (BOM) to review
  • Record any payments (Quickbooks Online & Populi) and mail out new statements
  • Statement mailing & emailing monthly
  • Reconcile QBO & Populi every week
  • Following up on any late A/R
  • Additional duties added as the above are mastered

All (full time) faculty and staff at Visible Music College will:

  • Develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation
  • This position may include other duties incumbent upon the position as directed by the Business Office Manager

Accountability

The Accounts Clerk is accountable to the Business Office Manager and is evaluated annually

Start Date

Immediately

Salary Range & Benefits

Commensurate with experience ($12-$16/hr)

Ideal candidate will have

  • A commitment to Christ and a passion for Christian education
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online
  • Experience with Populi college management system

Contact: Send resumes & cover letters to Business Office Manager at [email protected]

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Director of Admissions (based in Memphis, TN)This is a full-time, salaried position under the supervision of the Vice President of Advancement.Position DescriptionThe Director of Admissions’ duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Ensure all Admissions Counselors are well informed of their duties, goals and strategies, and are performing at peak level. Supervise the Enrollment Manager and Admissions Counselors on the team across multiple locations.
  • Developing strategies that will enhance the application, acceptance, and admissions process, leading to greater productivity within the Admission Team.
  • Encourage Admissions Team to strategize and concentrate on Recruitment, Advancement, Retention, Communication, and Worship. Assist all of Admissions Team to focus on assigned program areas.
  • Work closely with the Director of Admissions on new leads, prospects, data management from contact to attendance, travel, ideas, follow up, and ensure smooth function of the two roles under the leadership of the VP of Advancement.
  • Coordinate strategic directives on regional campuses in person and via internet. Travel is expected twice monthly.
  • Build regional relationships and develop school, church, band, and professional relationships for the admissions process.
  • Focus on conversion of leads/applications through to enrollment. Experience dealing with financial aid, parent communication, vocational studies, ministry training.
  • Operate as an Admissions Counselor, as needed, alongside other counselors. Duties include:
    • Handle incoming applications, information requests and leads
    • Have a complete understanding of how to use Populi, and use in all communication with prospective students
    • General clerical duties like faxing, e-mailing, copying, filing and mailing
    • Assist in acceptance process and student housing assignments
    • Have clear understanding of tuition, fees, and financial aid
    • Understand and organize promotional material
    • Properly prepare applications and acceptance folders
    • Assist with after-hours and weekend recruiting event throughout the year
    • Prepare new student files for transition to the academics department
    • Interact with prospective students and their families
    • Be familiar with Visible Music College’s mission statement, vision statement, policies and procedures
    • Be committed to treating each prospective student with respect and care.

All faculty and staff at Visible Music College will:

  • Develop student growth through artistic, spiritual, and academic formation
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, as well as any curricular or co-curricular evaluation meetings.
  • Attend and participate in various events representing the college, including orientation week, retreats, staff development programs, receptions, fundraisers, and commencement
  • Attend weekly worship services and other community events.
  • This position may include other duties incumbent upon the position as directed by the Vice President of Advancement.

Accountability

The Director of Admissions is accountable to the Vice President of Advancement and is evaluated annually

Start Date

Immediately

Salary Range & Benefits

Commensurate with experience

Group Health Insurance, Retirement account with match, Generous PTO

Ideal candidate will have

  • A commitment to Christ and a passion for Christian education
  • Masters degree or Bachelors with 5-7 years experience
  • At least three years college admissions experience directing the department
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent event coordination skills
  • Excellent process & system development & management
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent Lead conversion skills 

Contact: Send resumes & cover letters to VP of Advancement Geordy Wells at [email protected].