University of Central Oklahoma

  • Dance Student Accompanist

    Posted Date 11 months ago(7/25/2018 1:46 PM)
    $9.60 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Dance Productions
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    to be determined
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  • Special Instructions to Applicants


    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    College/Department Overview

    In collaboration with the dance instructor, student accompanist will provide accompaniment for major level modern dance classes in the department of Dance.

    Position Overview

    Student will assist staff or faculty in supporting the classrooms, labs, or departments. Duties may include, setting up, picking up, and checking-in classroom items for classes. May be requested to set-up audio/visual equipment, PowerPoint presentations, and/or computers for staff, faculty or students.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Accompanist will play musical selections from scores, lead sheets or from memory in various styles and meters such as 3/4, 4/4, 5/4 and 6/8 tempos for warm-up exercises, combinations, across-the-floor exercises and compositions. Accompanist must be able to improvise in a variety of styles and provide music which reflects and supports dance movement.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred



    Qualified candidates must have knowledge of music theory, harmony, musical forms, phrase structure, composition techniques and their application. Also, must understand and carry out oral instructions, establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with others and demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively as a team member.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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