Pool - Accompanist II
Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services,
Temporary, Time Varies, Theatre Arts
Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time.
Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one
year depending on the assignment. For additional information
regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310)
This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No
probationary period. No permanent status is granted.
Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
Application Deadline & Salary
The salary range for this classification is: $3,172 - $5,739
Department Marketing Statement
Department: College of Arts & Humanities
The College of Arts and Humanities is the center for artistic,
humanities, and social scientific activities at the university. The
College contributes in a major way to the development of Basic
Skills, General Education, Teacher Preparation and prominent majors
and minors. The College encompasses the disciplines of Africana
Studies, Art and Design, Asian Pacific Studies, Chicano/a Studies,
Communications, Digital Media Arts, English, Foreign Languages,
History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Labor Studies,
Music, Philosophy, Theatre and Dance, Women Studies, as well as
graduate programs in English, Humanities, and Negotiation, Conflict
Resolution and Peacebuilding. With this exciting array of programs,
students are presented with many choices that shape their
professional and personal lives forever.
The CSUDH Dance and Music Programs enjoy a tradition of excellence
in the areas of music performance, music education, and dance. The
programs offer comprehensive programs, which seek to educate
students to carry on the vital traditions of our diverse cultures
through creative performance, education, composition, scholarship,
and community service. The faculty strive to produce students who
share the excitement of music and dance.
This pool is for two (2) temporary pool positions, one (1) for
Music and one (1) for Dance.
Provide piano and/or percussion accompaniment for instrumental and
choral ensembles, specialized classes, and auditions. Provide piano
and/or percussion accompaniment for classes in a variety of modern
dance, ballet, jazz, tap, and improvisations, and for auditions,
rehearsals, and performances. Assist instructors in obtaining music
for class demonstrations and provide demonstrations under
direction. Provide accompaniment for public performances.
Education: Special training or coursework that would facilitate
composing and improvising music and/or coaching and
Experience: Experience which has led to a thorough familiarity with
accompanying choral groups and soloists (instrumental and vocal) or
interpretive dances. Depending upon the position to be filled,
experience in coaching performing artists may be required.
Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of fundamentals of harmony; and
skill in playing one or more musical instruments as accompanist.
Ability to select appropriate dance music; ability to compose or
improvise music, ability to coach performing artists; ability to
transcribe music from recordings.
Work well with faculty and students to schedule rehearsals and
performances. Communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse
campus community. Follow all university, college, division, program
policies and procedures, and guidelines including but not limited
to safety, civility, information security, and nondiscrimination.
Contribute to a positive university experience for each and every
student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a
"vision of excellence."
Education: Bachelor's degree in Music or equivalent professional
experience; and/or a Master's degree.
Experience: Advanced training and experience as a piano accompanist
in a wide variety of musical settings.
Knowledge skills and abilities: Excellent sight reading and
transposition of music; composing or improvising music; and
transcribing music from recordings. Wide range of instrumental and
choral solo ensemble literature. Thorough familiarity with
accompanying choral groups, soloists, and instrumental groups.
Ability to provide piano accompaniment for choral ensembles and
instrumental ensembles. Professional level accompanist ability as
evidenced by a record of musical activity.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
For more information or definition of these terms, please
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources
Office at (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon
appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to
work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/496466/pool-accompanist-ii