Staff Accompanist - Musical Theatre

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 18, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The UNCP Department of Music invites applications for a temporary part-time accompanist for its musical theatre program. Dates of service are from August 18, 2021, to November 5, 2021, approximately 15 hours per week.

Duties include playing for vocal lessons, departmental recitals, and a musical theatre song-performance course, as well as weekly individual rehearsals with students. The possibility exists for additional evening and weekend work on the fall musical theatre production (title TBD).
Work Location: Main campus of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: 

Candidates should sight-read well and have knowledge of a broad range of musical theatre styles; the ability to realize accompaniments from lead sheets would also be helpful.

Master’s degree in Music preferred (especially collaborative piano), but candidates with appropriate professional experience in lieu of degrees may also be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Applications must be made online at Please provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references. Do not send reference letters or official transcripts until requested to do so.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), and credit history check (if applicable).

If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

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UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.