Dance Class Accompanist
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Dance Class Accompanist.Position Details
118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division School of Performing and Visual Arts Position Type Staff Employment Status Part Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date August 1, 2024
Job Summary The position accompanies major level dance classes in the School of Performing and Visual Arts. Class assignments are made each semester by the Director of the school. Undergraduate students and non-students are able to apply.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Ability to provide percussion and/or piano accompaniment. Ability to improvise. Ability to work collaboratively with dance class instructor and other musicians.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience in dance class accompaniment.
About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.