CE Music and Arts Lab Assistant

Palatine IL
Jan 19, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information: Hours will range from 9:00am - 6:30pm depending on the need.

Hours Per Week: 19-29

Benefits: Prorated Sick & Vacation; Holiday Pay; 2 Harper Tuition Waivers per semester.  

Duties of Position:  

Contributes to the development of new and changing curriculum in the music, arts and writing areas.


Coordinates instructor schedules and classroom availability for the courses and instructors for the CE Writing Program.


Coordinates private music lessons by matching students with appropriate instructors and coordinates lesson times with available rooms.


Acts as liaison between instructors and students in matters of scheduling, timetables, reports, exams, curriculum, scholarship applications, etc.


Assists in the interview of instructor candidates.


Coordinates the Credit/CE room schedule in Building P and sets up the room assignment boards.


Contributes to the scheduling of classes and lessons, creating courses and sections within the designated CE software.


Assists the coordinator and instructors with and monitors special programs/events including CMAC concerts, student recitals, special recitals, contests, exhibits, auditions, workshops, camps, etc. May act as Master of Ceremonies as necessary.


Coordinates set-up needs with instructors and facilities managers, prepares set-up and move orders for events and notifies the Harper College Police of upcoming events.


Drafts printed programs (including listing pieces to be performed/displayed and performer/artist names) for recitals and exhibits.


Drafts brochures, newsletters, flyers for CMAC’s outbound communication.


Develops online FAQs that anticipate questions about the CMAC program generally and new programs and classes in particular.


Assists in preparation of mailings to students including: drafting letters, creating and distributing student registration instructions, announcements, etc.


Responds to inquiries about the music programs, curriculum, instructors, and methods of teaching and basic pedagogy.


Coordinates scholarships with the Harper College Foundation. Responds to scholarship applicants and monitors materials submitted.


Works with the Program Coordinator in outreach efforts including securing off-campus performance venues through outreach to local libraries, community groups and businesses.


Monitors off-campus programs and classes, including the Sound Recording Engineering Certificate program.  


Collects student reports from instructors and sends them to students.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Educational Requirements:  Associates Degree preferred.

Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year office experience in a college, music or art school setting. Experience working with the public is required. Music or art experience is highly desirable.       

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: February 2, 2018.

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.