Non-Credit Instructors

Kindermusik Instructor

Status:

Part-time; Saturday mornings, beginning September 26.

Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Responsibilities:
Teach weekly Kindermusik classes to non-credit students enrolled in the Community Music School (curricula: Village and Our Time). Maintain a consistent teaching schedule and a rapport with students that facilitates continued enrollment. 

Qualifications:
Current Kindermusik educator license and successful teaching experience required. Advanced study or degree(s) in music and/or early childhood education desired. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, effective classroom management skills, and the ability to interact well with babies, toddlers, and their parents. Must support the college’s mission and uphold a commitment to excellent teaching in a community music school setting. Job offers to successful candidates will be contingent upon the results of a background inquiry.

Salary: $40 per hour

Application:
Interested individuals should send resume to:

Laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu and include the specific job title in the subject line. 

Alternate Submission Method:

Laura G. Doe, director
The Music School at Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax: (845) 431-8988

APPLICATION DEADLINE: open until filled

Posted 6/1/15

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DCC Annual Summer Piano Institute
Part-Time Program Staff Position

Job responsibilities:

  • Supervising students ages 9-12 during all Piano Institute instructional hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 29 to July 2  
  • Assisting Piano Institute faculty with music classes and guided practicing
  • Leading icebreakers, team-building activities, and music games for students ages 9-12

The following qualifications are required for this position:

  • Proficiency in playing piano and music theory: intermediate level or higher
  • Energetic, outgoing disposition; genuinely loves to work with children ages 9-12
  • Responsible, reliable, and punctual
  • Skilled problem-solver and team player
  • Must hold least a high school diploma or the equivalent certificate

The following qualities are strongly preferred, but not required:

  • Proficiency in singing and/or other musical instruments
  • Substantial experience teaching children ages 5-12 and/or childcare

Interested applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references

If selected for an interview, applicants should prepare the following audition materials:

  • 32 bars of an intermediate-level piano piece
  • Applicants will also be asked to sight-read on piano

Please send resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation in an email to: laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu and include the specific job title in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method:
The Music School
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  (845) 431-8988 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15TH, 2015.

Posted March 16, 2015

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DCC Annual Performing Arts Institute
Part-Time Vocal Instructor/Program Staff Position

Performing Arts Institute Vocal Instructor/Counselor job responsibilities:

  • Teach and rehearse 3-4 group choral numbers and possible student vocal solos for each two-week session
  • Work with program participants for all hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday from July 6 to July 31
  • Assist other faculty with blocking, scene study, improvisation exercises, dancing, theater tech, hair/makeup, and any other aspects of the final performances as needed

The candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a music, performing arts, or education-related subject
  • Proficiency in playing piano: intermediate level or higher
  • Strong singing, music theory, and aural skills
  • Effectively sings and coaches in the vocal styles that characterize musical theater (Broadway, pop, jazz, classical, etc.)
  • Energetic, outgoing disposition; genuinely loves to work with students ages 7-17
  • Responsible, reliable, and punctual
  • Skilled problem-solver and team player

The following qualities are strongly preferred, but not required:

  • Some experience in acting, improvisation, dance, and/or theater tech 

Interested applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references

If selected for an interview, applicants should prepare the following audition materials:

  • 32 bars of an intermediate-level piano piece.
  • Applicants will also be asked to sight-sing at this interview.

Please send resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation in an email to: laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu and include the specific job title in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method:
The Music School
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  (845) 431-8988

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015.

Posted 3/9/15

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DCC Annual Performing Arts Institute
Part-Time Choreographer/Program Staff Position

Performing Arts Institute Choreographer/Program staff job responsibilities:

  • Choreograph and rehearse two developmentally appropriate, Broadway-influenced dance numbers for each two-week session
  • Works with program participants for all hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday from July 6 to July 31 
  • Assist other faculty with blocking, scene study, improvisation exercises, dancing, theater tech, hair/makeup, and any other aspects of the final performances as needed

The candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older, with at least a high school diploma
  • Substantial dance training and choreography experience
  • Effectively dances and choreographs in the styles that characterize musical theater (jazz, hip-hop, ballet, etc.)
  • Energetic, outgoing disposition; genuinely loves to work with students ages 7-17
  • Responsible, reliable, and punctual
  • Skilled problem-solver and team player

The following qualities are strongly preferred, but not required:

  • Some experience in acting, singing, improvisation, and/or theater tech

Interested applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references
  • 15- to 20-minute DVD of choreography work

Please send resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation in an email to: laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu and include the specific job title in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method (use for DVD):
The Music School
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  (845) 431-8988


APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015.

Posted 3/3/15

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DCC Annual Summer Piano Institute
Part-Time Music Teacher/Program Staff Position

Job responsibilities:

  • Supervising students during all Piano Institute instructional hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 29 to July 2  
  • Teaching musicianship and piano playing classes for students ages 6-8
  • Assisting piano faculty with music classes and guided practicing
  • Leading icebreakers, team-building activities, and music games for students

The following qualifications are required for this position:

  • Proficiency in playing piano: intermediate level or higher
  • Energetic, outgoing disposition; genuinely loves to work with children ages 6-8
  • Responsible, reliable, and punctual
  • Skilled problem-solver and team player
  • Must hold least a bachelor’s degree in a music or education-related subject

The following qualities are strongly preferred, but not required:

  • Proficient in singing and/or other musical instruments
  • Substantial experience teaching children ages 5-9 and/or childcare

Interested applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references

If selected for an interview, applicants should prepare the following audition materials:

  • 32 bars of an intermediate-level piano piece
  • Applicants will also be asked to sight-read on piano

Please send resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation in an email to: laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu and include the specific job title in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method:
The Music School
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  (845) 431-8988

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015.

Posted 3/3/15

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