Position Title: Work Study Choral and Class Assistant
Supervisor: Karen T. Biscay, Department Chair
Purpose: To assist with regular, weekly maintenance and administrative tasks peculiar to the music discipline.
- Administrative assisting: assisting with concert publicity/choral promotion mailings, chorister information mailings, copying and distributing these materials; assisting with the regular maintenance of the music library, including cataloguing new music, preparing choral music folders, filing used music, etc.; maintaining the record library in good order and reporting on tardy returns of borrowed recordings; posting concert/music information fliers/ posters and removing them from Departmental bulletin boards in a timely way; assisting with the posting and distribution of concert and promotional posters around campus; collecting and recording chorister mailing/contact information, and collecting/recording Music Fees and/or any other fees, proceeds from CD donations, etc.; other similar duties as they arise; copying course materials and handouts. Student assistant would also provide similar services for Adjunct Instructors in the Music Department as needed.
- Maintenance assisting: assisting with arrangement of chairs in the Choral Room before rehearsals begin, changing the configuration as needed, and putting chairs away; keeping humidifiers filled and in good working order; keeping the music library as neat as possible; keeping the choir robes as neat as possible, and assisting with handing them out/taking them in each semester, as needed; refreshing and/or changing poster displays in Choral Room, Choral Bulletin Board in Mother Adelaide Hall, and Music Department Bulletin Board in St. Clair Hall, second floor; other similar duties as they arise. Student assistant would provide similar services for Music Dept. Adjunct Instructors.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate would be participating in the Choral Program while employed. If not, a minimal knowledge of music and choral aspects would be helpful. Good clerical and people skills are essential. Being computer technology savvy is a plus. The candidate should be available on Wednesdays, from about 4:30 pm until about 8:00 pm, and on weekends when concerts and dress rehearsals occur per the class syllabus. Other times during the week can be negotiated for other Adjunct Music Faculty.
Pay Range: Beginning hourly rate ca. $7.95 per hour
Hours: Fall – an average of 3-4 hrs per week; more on concert days (Sunday, October 12, Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7). Must be available on Wednesdays, 4:30 – 8 pm, possibly earlier; other days/times are negotiable.
Period of Employment: Fall Semester, 2014; possible continuation, Spring Semester, 2015.