Knox College

Teaching Job
Galesburg, IL USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 06/25/2021




Knox College invites applications for the full-time, 10-month position of Staff Accompanist and Piano Instructor, responsible for accompanying the Knox College Choir and Chamber Singers, private lessons, studio classes and recitals and teaching approximately 12 private piano students. This position reports to the Chair of the Music Department and works closely with the Director of Choral Activities.

Essential Duties:

Ensemble Accompaniment, including work with the Knox College Choir, Chamber Singers, and support for retreats, concerts, and events

Studio Accompaniment, including in-lesson accompaniment, studio classes, recital rehearsals and recitals

Private Studio Instruction, providing piano lessons for approximately 12 students per academic term

Participation in departmental accompanying administration including scheduling and coordination of events.

Education and Experience:

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music or a bachelor’s degree in a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Master of Music degree

In addition, the successful candidate will:

possess professional accompaniment experience, with preference given to candidates with choral or other ensemble accompaniment experience, and outstanding collaborative piano skills

demonstrate excellence in private studio instruction for students at all levels

possess skills of communication and cultural competence to be effective serving the needs of a diverse community

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume including contact information for three references, and complete the Knox College Employment Application at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be subject to a background check.

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