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Stephen F. Austin State University Student Assistant-Piano (Music Preparatory Division) in Nacogdoches, Texas

Student Assistant-Piano (Music Preparatory Division)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. If an applicant is selected for an interview, it will take place at the Music Prep House, 3028 Raguet Street.

Posting Details

Job Title Student Assistant-Piano (Music Preparatory Division)

General Description

This is a student position responsible for teaching private lessons to children and adults enrolled in the Music Preparatory Division, providing support for all Music Prep areas, recruiting for and maintaining studio, and participating in Music Prep activities such as teacher meetings, fundraisers, registration, and recruiting assignments. Responsible for evaluating progress of students, preparing students for recitals, and encouraging students to participate in festivals, theory tests, and performance opportunities. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Duties

  1. Prepares for each teaching session.
  2. Recruits new students.
  3. Conducts individual assessments of student progress.
  4. Communicates effectively with parents, students, and colleagues.
  5. Prepares students for recitals.
  6. Encourages students in their music studies.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
  2. Ability to teach the instrument being taught.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, university faculty and staff, and the general public.
  4. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as needed.

Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications

Teach private piano lessons to registered Music Prep students. Recruiting of students is important. Student teaches for 12 weeks of each semester. Prepare students for recital at the end of the fall and spring semester.

Physical Demands

Special Conditions for Eligibility

A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Number SA2021-010

Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Open Date 01/07/2021

Review Start Date

Posting Close Date

Work Schedule

Min Pay Rate 15.00

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

If an applicant is selected for an interview, it will take place at the Music Prep House, 3028 Raguet Street.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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Department Music Preparatory

Contact Name Alba Madrid

Contact Phone 936-468-1291

Contact Email

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview. If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Transcript(s)

  • Letter of Recommendation

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Philosophy