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AY 2022-2023 Theatre Arts and Dance - Musician

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID348447

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyEducation-General

Full/Part TimePart-Time

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Code8494

Employee ClassCivil Service

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Theatre Arts and Dance MusicianThe University of Minnesota, Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, has an occasional need for part-time, temporary theatre arts or dance musicians to provide live music accompaniment to day or evening classes. This does not constitute a posting for vacancies, but establishes a pool of applicants should openings occur during the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications will not be acknowledged upon receipt. Applicants will only be contacted should an active opening occur during the academic year. Positions may be appointed during the 2022-2023 academic year: fall semester 2022 (08/29/2022 - 01/11/2023), spring semester 2023 (01/12/2023 - 05/28/2023) or summer 2023.Job Duties: Accompany classes, performances, and/or auditions through improvisation and/or reading music by sight.

Qualifications





Required Qualifications

  • HS Graduate/GED.
  • Must be able to play a variety of music with a broad stylistic range and improvisatory flexibility. Piano and/or percussion are the traditional instruments for dance accompaniment, but any instrumentalist who meets the qualifications will be considered.
  • For theatre accompaniment, must be able to read and play relatively difficult music by sight. Must be reliable and able to meet class, rehearsal, and performance schedules.
  • Must be able to accompany in a wide range of sites for theatre and/or dance classes, as well as performances.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience accompanying dance and/or theatre classes and performances with a wide range of styles. Strong improvising skills and broad rhythmic and metric range. Ability to read music.

      About the Department





      Our primary mission is to educate our students and our audiences about the performing arts and about the social issues and human emotions the arts speak to so powerfully. We are committed to realizing this mission by creating, producing, and studying works of theatre and dance, and performing them publicly for diverse audiences drawn from both the University and the community at large. About the CollegeHome to the arts, social science and humanities disciplines and programs, the College of Liberal Arts comprises 31 academic departments, and over 20 interdisciplinary research centers and administrative/support units. CLA has over 1200 faculty and staff spanning research, teaching, advising, outreach, and administrative functions. CLA units reside in over twenty buildings on the East Bank and West Bank of the Twin Cities campus. CLA enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students, half of the undergraduate enrollment on the Twin Cities campus, and over 1,600 graduate students and has an annual all-funds budget of over $250 million.CLA is a destination for curious, compassionate individuals who are committed to making our increasingly interdependent and diverse global community work for everyone. That foundational commitment begins in our CLA Constitution. CLA is committed to increasing enrollment of underrepresented and under-resourced students, diversifying our faculty across all disciplines, recruiting, and retaining a diverse staff, and promoting the expression and exploration of diverse perspectives and viewpoints-so that we all gain the background knowledge and analytical skills we need to understand and respect differences. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CLAWorking in CLAThe Benefits of Working at the U

      How To Apply





      Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

      Diversity





      The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

      Employment Requirements





      Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

      Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

      About the U of M





      The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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