Summer, Decoda-Skidmore Chamber Music Institute Head Resident Assistant

Saratoga Springs, NY
Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001569

Job Title: Summer, Decoda-Skidmore Chamber Music Institute Head Resident Assistant

Department: Summer & SP - Institutes

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Summer

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: Various hours

Start Date (For temporary positions only): 7/6/17

End Date (For temporary positions only): 7/22/17

Position band/level: Summer

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: The Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute Head Resident provides supervision for an on-campus residential community of approximately 40 young musicians. This position leads a resident staff and helps plan and oversee co-curricular activities associated with the chamber music institute, provides support for community events and works with the administrative team and the resident chamber music ensemble (Decoda) to ensure the smooth operation of the program. This position requires living in the dorms, working nights and weekends, and fostering a sense of community among a diverse group of students that includes students over and under the age of 21. Ideally the successful candidate will possesses strong leadership qualities, good communication and organizational skills, exercise good judgement, have a musical or arts administration background, and be familiar with Skidmore College and the Saratoga Springs area. Previous experience working with students in a residential environment or arts intensive is desired and familiarity with the Decoda ensemble is a plus. Cover letter and references are required. This is a temporary, full-time position during the month of July; remuneration is $2,120 plus room and board.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must be over 21 years of age, available from July 6 - 22 (including evenings and weekends) and have related previous work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pay Range: $2,120 plus Room & Board

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Closing Date:

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