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Music Director /Accompanist/ Performing Artist

East Carolina University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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Music Director /Accompanist/ Performing Artist

Position Number: 500246
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates
Department: AAH School of Theatre and Dance
Department Homepage:
Advertising Department: THEATRE&DANCE,SCH OF
Division: Academic Affairs
Classification Title: Instructional Consultant
Competency Level:
Working Title: Music Director /Accompanist/ Performing Artist
Number of Vacancies: 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary Grade Equivalency:
Work Schedule:
Work Hours:
Position Location (City): Greenville
Job Category: Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

East Carolina University is a public doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina, with an enrollment of nearly 29,000 students. It is the third largest university in North Carolina. ECU offers 87 Bachelor's degrees programs, 69 Master's degree programs,13 Research Doctoral degrees, 5 Professional Doctoral degrees, the Brody School of Medicine, and the School of Dental Medicine.

The School of Theatre and Dance, in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, has an enrollment of over 250 Acting, Dance Performance and Choreography, Design and Production, Musical Theatre, Stage Management, Theatre Arts Education, and Theatre for Youth Majors and Minors with over 30 Faculty and Staff. The School is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

Job Duties:
The primary and most important responsibility of a coach is instructing student-athletes. Reporting to the Head Coach –Women's Swimming and Diving, the individual serving in this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

• Coordinate and manage all aspects of position/positions assignment as directed by the Head Coach.
• Performs planning, organization and execution for coaching (instruction/education) duties as described and assigned by the Head Coach for all meetings, practice sessions and competitions
• Function in game day organization and assignments as prescribed by the Head Coach.
• Evaluation of opponents and the development of a game plan for student-athlete instruction in accordance with position/positions assignment as prescribed by the Head Coach.
•Perform recruiting activities and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Swimming recruiting coordinator to meet the objectives of the university and team, including the evaluation, contact, and establishing relationships with prospective student-athletes and coaches.
• Attend all staff meetings as scheduled by the Head Coach.
•Assist in the development of team rules and policies.
• Responsible for supervision, instruction and direction of student-athletes as assigned by the Head Coach.
•Support, abide and enforce all academic guidelines and policies of the university, athletics department and Swimming program to insure academic progress of the student-athlete as directed by the Head Coach.
•Support and work cooperatively with Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, Strength and Conditioning, Equipment, Student Development, Life Skills, NCAA Compliance, Media Relations etc. areas in accordance with department policies and procedures.
•Assist with administrative functions of the Swimming program as directed by the Head Coach.
• Perform duties with professional conduct, being fiscally responsible and with a commitment to student-athlete well-being.
•Abide by all written policies, procedures and guidelines of East Carolina University, the Department of Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations.
• Build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with athletics, Pirate Club and University staff, students, and all constituencies and stakeholders.
•Be available to make appearances, perform media interviews, speaking engagements and support ECU Pirate Club activities representing the Swimming program and ECU athletics.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
•Nights, weekends, holidays, extended hours, and travel are required in the performance of duties.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master of Music degree in piano or related area sufficient to demonstrate technical and artistic skills in music theory, composition, sight-reading, arranging and improvisation.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation: Not applicable
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Ability to utilize inclusive teaching strategies that engage with students of diverse experiences and evolving world-views. Experience teaching at the university level and/or equivalent professional experience is preferred.

License or Certification required by the Department:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Job Open Date: 04/24/2024
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or
Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.



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