On Campus Only Promotional Opportunity
ACCOMPANIST - PIANO (Accompanist II)
Salary Range (From $ to $)
$18.48 - $33.11 hourly (New employees should anticipate being
hired at the beginning of the salary range)
Music and Theatre
Number of Positions
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base)
R09 - CSUEU Technical & Support Services
Hours Per Day
Days Per Week
Under general supervision, plays one or more musical instruments,
and provides accompaniment for choral or operatic public
performances and coaches soloists or small groups. The incumbent
provides rehearsal and performance accompaniment for vocal and
instrumental student lessons and ensembles and may assist in
selection of appropriate music as required.
For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1489-Position-Description
MANDATORY VACCINATIONS :
Effective September 30, 2021, the CSU will require faculty, staff,
and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized
against COVID -19 or have received a medical or religious
exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Incumbent must possess:
- Thorough knowledge of fundamentals of music theory and
- Working knowledge standard choral literature.
Incumbent must possess:
- Skills playing one or more musical instruments as
- Skills reducing open score.
- Skills playing in variety of musical styles.
Incumbent must possess the ability to:
- Select rehearse choral music in a variety of styles appropriate
- Compose or improvise music in appropriate styles.
- Coach vocalist.
- Transcribe music from recordings.
- Sight read standard instrumental and vocal literature.
- Perform duties as assigned.
Required Education and/or Experience
Special training or coursework that would facilitate composing and
improvising music and/or coaching and accompanying
Experience which has led to a thorough familiarity
with accompanying choral groups and soloists (instrumental and
vocal) or interpretive dances. Experience in coaching performing
Additional Requirements for this Position
- California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU
policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a
background check (including a criminal records check, sexual
offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming
this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the
background check may impact the job offer or continued employment
of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified
- The person holding this position is considered a “Limited
Mandated Reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a
condition of employment.
Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential
job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable
accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a
stationary position playing a piano for long periods of time and
frequently moving about. Must be able to travel across campus to
other offices and buildings for meetings and events.
Rehearsal is done in recital hall,
large room with faculty students. Due to the nature of the work,
work hours may be in the evenings or during the day.
This position does not qualify for benefits or fee waiver.
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick
leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU
benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a
period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than
half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU
benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act ( ACA ) benefits is based on an
appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum
of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works
an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement
period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash
only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
About the University and Community
California State University ( CSU ), Chico is a comprehensive and
residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution
( HSI ) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU
system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse
cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half
identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and
undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences,
exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement
opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is
brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and
co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students
to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of
environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will
become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the
state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San
Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers
year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a
thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are
mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally
occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we
recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land
and the waters that run through campus.
CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who
reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities
of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values
predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of
achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse
populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and
activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable
learning and working environment.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition,
National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status,
or any other protected status.
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