Student Hourly – Midwestern Music Camps: Camp Instructors

Job Description

This position works with direction from the Camp Director to create and teach curriculum for the Midwestern Music Camps. This position will require expertise in a specific area of music, including but not limited to performance, conducting, music education, music theory, music history, specific music styles, or other knowledge and skills as required.

Positions will provide temporary assistance in a variety of areas to include student instruction. Work may include, but is not limited to project or program assistance, and small ensemble direction.

50% - Instruct masterclasses

45% - Coach Sectional/Chamber Ensemble

5% - Other (individual coaching, large ensemble rehearsal assistance)

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Music OR comparable music teaching experience in an area of need, as evidenced in application materials
  2. One year experience teaching music to students either in a classroom setting OR in private music lessons
  3. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree OR post-graduate study
  • One year experience as a graduate teaching assistant in the KU School of Music or experience working with KU School of Music faculty

Additional Candidate Instructions

In addition to the online application, applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

***Positions are limited. Interested parties should email Sharon Toulouse to inquire about potential openings in their specific teaching areas, before applying.

Review of applications begins on April 20, 2023 and will continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sharon Toulouse

Advertised Salary Range

$15 - $40 per hour commensurate with experience and qualifications

Work Schedule

Middle School and High School Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Choir Camps, June 11 - 22, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Sunday June 11, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24883BR
  • Department:  Midwestern Camps
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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