Summer, Jazz Institute, Resident Assistant/Teaching Assistant

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

Posting Number: 0001571

Job Title: Summer, Jazz Institute, Resident Assistant/Teaching Assistant

Department: Summer & SP - Institutes

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Summer

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: hours vary

Start Date (For temporary positions only): 6/22/17

End Date (For temporary positions only): 7/8/17

Position band/level: Summer

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: The Jazz Institute Resident Assistant provides supervision for an on-campus residential community of approximately 60 young musicians attending the Skidmore Jazz Institute. This position works with the Head Resident to help plan and oversee co-curricular activities associated with the jazz institute, provides support for community events and works with the administrative team and Institute faculty 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, many under the age of 18. Ideally the successful candidate will possesses strong leadership qualities, good communication and organizational skills, exercise good judgement, have a musical 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. Cover letter and references are required. This is a temporary, full-time position during the month of June/July; remuneration is $1,820 plus room and board.

Minimum Qualifications: Previous experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pay Range: $1,820 plus Room & Board

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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