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Graduate Assistantship - Jazz Studies

LOCATION: Music Department - Jazz Studies - FILLED

BEGINNING: January 6, 2014 ENDING: April 25, 2014

Under the supervision of the University Choral Director, serve as a graduate assistant, provide piano accompaniment and serve as accompanist for A Cappella Choir, assist in directing sectional rehearsals as needed and perform other associated and clerical duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have previous coursework covering theory of music as well as possess appropriate applied music skills on Piano.

  • Applicants must agree to enroll in a JSU graduate program (taking at least six (6) graduate hours per semester) and must maintain good standing
  • Applicants must possess the ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Applicants must demonstrate both the willingness and ability to work cooperatively with staff and students; multicultural exposure is preferred
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in the kinds of duties required for this position
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated relevant administrative and computer skills
  • Applicant must possess appropriate undergraduate degree in music from regionally accredited institution
  • Preference will be given in consideration of applicant's grade point average in music as well as overall grade point average
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated relevant administrative and computer skills appropriate to music
  • Applicants must possess organizational, managerial and teaching skills appropriate for the administration of a large musical ensemble

$520 per month (max 20 hours per week) plus tuition for six (6) graduate semester hours per fall and spring semesters and a total of six (6) graduate semester hours during the summer terms.

CONTACT:College of Graduate Studies
Graduate Assistantships
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602

Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one by a faculty member with whom you have studied

Applications are accepted at any time. To maintain an active status of your file an update of the application must be completed prior to each semester online at Applications may be reviewed at any time and positions filled.

Jacksonville State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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