Occasional Hourly Professional (Music)

Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Occasional Hourly Professional (Music)
Location: Valdosta State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 233470
About Us

As a comprehensive institution of the University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University (VSU) is a welcoming, aware, and vibrant community founded on and dedicated to serving our communities’ rich and diverse heritages. Through excellence in teaching, basic and applied research, and service, VSU provides rigorous programs and opportunities that enrich our students, our university, and our region. As such, the VSU mission consists of three interrelated parts that includes a student mission, university mission and regional mission. The university is equally dedicated to the core values of community, including a commitment to practice civility, integrity and citizenship. As members of this community and proud Blazers we strive to uphold these core values for the advancement of the University.

Job Summary

Provide support to a department or unit. The incumbent in this position will work on an as needed basis.


The Department of Music is made up of 26 full-time faculty and seven part-time instructors. It offers a comprehensive music program whose faculty and students present over 150 performances a year. The Department is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, https://www.valdosta.edu/colleges/arts/music/

The incumbent will perform with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and/or other VSU ensembles for all rehearsals and performances as assigned.

Typical Allocation of Duties:

Coordinate activities within a department - 40
Create, develop, and implement activities to achieve department objectives.

Achieve goals - 20
Work to accomplish the goals of the department through campus and community outreach, program success, and maintaining compliance.

Provide customer service - 20
Communicate effectively with university constituents and customers by explaining instructions, answering questions, and providing solutions.

Administrative support - 20
Provide support to a department including but not limited to clerical duties, data gathering, technical support, event scheduling, etc.

Required Qualifications

Required Experience
High school diploma and one (1) year of related work experience.

Proposed Salary


Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

Position Requires completion of VSU¿s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker¿s Compensation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Other Information

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Background Check
  • Standard

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