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Accompanist II

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Posting Details

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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Classification Title Accompanist II
Working Title
Recruitment Limits
Location District Wide
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Bargaining Unit AFT - NANCE
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Department District Wide
The Position

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, accompany choirs, soloists and small ensembles for rehearsals and concerts; assist instructor by conducting choral rehearsals in the absence of the instructor.

Major Responsibilities EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

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  • Accompany choirs, soloists and small ensembles for rehearsals and concerts.
  • Accompany vocal students for solos performed in class and in recitals.
  • Assist instructor as directed; assist in selection of solo material; may conduct choral rehearsals in the absence of the instructor.
  • Lead sectional rehearsals by playing parts, identifying student mistakes and problem areas, correcting mistakes and providing the right notes and rhythms.
  • Maintain student records and musical/score inventory as necessary.
  • Play other keyboards (organ, harpsichord, synthesizer) as needed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Knowledge:

  • Advanced piano skills.
  • Advanced music theory.
  • Vocal techniques.
  • Sight reading, conducting and coaching methods.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Play the piano at the advanced level.
  • Sight read complex musical scores.
  • Accompany choirs, soloists and small ensembles.
  • Accompany students in learning vocal music interpretations and technical aspects of music.
  • Transpose and improvise; read chord symbols.

    Training and Experience:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by private of college-level training in piano and music theory and at least two years experience as an accompanist including experience in accompanying soloists and following a conductor.

  • Desired Qualifications
    Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
    Commitment to Diversity:

    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions

    Physical Requirements:

  • Category III: typically SEDENTARY in nature.

    Environment:

  • Favorable, involves a classroom, subject to working evening and weekend hours.

  • Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Conditions of Employment:
    Posting Number NC00279

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • No Response
      • SDCCD employment web site
      • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
      • CA Community Colleges Registry
      • Craig's List
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      • Professional organization/publication
      • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
      • SDCCD Employee
      • Job Fair
      • Other (list below)
    2. If other, please specify.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population with respect to academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds. Describe your professional development, community involvement, and professional experience working with these diverse groups.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Please describe your experience, knowledge, and skills that you feel qualifies you to work in this position.

      (Open Ended Question)

    Required & Optional Documents

    Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Résumé