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Accompanist for courses in School of Performing and Visual Arts

Job description

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Accompanist for courses in School of Performing and Visual Arts.


Position Details


118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States

School of Performing and Visual Arts

Position Type
Staff Employment

Part Time

Grant Funded

Posting Close Date


Job Summary 
This position provides accompaniment for courses in the School of Performing and Visual Arts. Assignments are made by faculty and the school director.

Applications for this position will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as needed. Applicants should indicate which campus or teaching sites they are willing to accept these interim assignments at in their cover letter.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities  

  1. Accompaniment for performance classes
  2. Be prepared and on time for assigned classes
  3. Collaborate as appropriate with course instructor
  4. Load in and store equipment as needed
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications 

Experience in accompaniment. Ability to play piano.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Musical training, including sight reading.

Preferred Qualifications  

Experience in accompanying musical theatre.


About The University of Southern Mississippi 
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2019
Application Due: 7/2/2019
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