Specialist - Accompanist/Musician - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Collaborates with course instructor(s) or theatre production director(s) to provide musical accompaniment that enhances and supports the rhythmic and qualitative characteristics of class materials and/or productions. Participates in activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. Participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department and the college, and the collective and individual interest of its staff and student body.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Plays such instrument(s) as specifically required by individual classes or productions.
-Collaborates with students, faculty, guest instructors, or choreographers in rehearsals and performances.
-Participates in master classes, private lessons, and juries as assigned.
-Supports and reinforces the musical and technical ideas presented by private teachers and ensemble directors.
-Improves professionally and maintains expertise in technical skills and breadth of repertoire.
-Maintains positive and encouraging interactions with students to support them as performing artists.
-Demonstrates flexibility with repertoire assignments, to include pieces of varying genres, time periods, and difficulty levels.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's Degree in music performance preferred.
-Professional level music skills and previous experience accompanying a wide range of musical styles required.
Candidates must audition for the position and demonstrate the ability to provide musical accompaniment that supports and enhances the rhythmic and qualitative characteristics of class content.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Proven professional skills and previous experience accompanying a wide range of musical styles.
-Basic understanding of terminology used in performance classes.
-Ability to play a wide range of styles, improvise and provide musical accompaniment that supports and enhances the rhythmic and qualitative characteristics of class movement content and productions.
-Ability to interact with students in a positive and supportive manner.
-Ability to make musical adjustments to accommodate student needs and teacher instructions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

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  • Accompanist/Musician
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  • beautiful mountain location
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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