Music Department

Immediate Supervisor: Erika Pope(
Office Location: Hassell 111

Payrate: $8.25 - $8.85

General Description of Position: 

Music Department assistants provide support in a number of areas: greeting office visitors, whether in person or by phone, relaying messages, making copies as needed, assisting with office tasks such as typing programs, filing, and stamping, sorting, and processing newly purchased music. Assistants also set up classroom and performance spaces for classes and rehearsals, and periodically may assist with ushering, stage managing, and ticket sales for recitals and concerts.

Minimum Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is needed; it helps if students are familiar with Excel as well. Employees need to be flexible and willing to assist in a wide variety of tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferable for student employees to have some prior office experience or other experience working with the public. Experience with event management or staffing is also helpful. However, prior experience is not required. Students with an interest in music and/or arts administration will be seriously considered.

Physical Demands: 

Student employees set up classrooms and the performance hall for classes and rehearsals. This includes moving music stands, chairs, tables, pianos, and large instruments. Students may also be asked to help transport and set up equipment in other spaces on campus for performances.