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Responsible for providing accompaniment, vocal coaching, musical arrangements and leadership for PMO ensembles, specialty groups and soloists. Administrative responsibilities include coordinating student retention and assisting with recruitment efforts, alumni and donor relations activities, rehearsal schedules and completing other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field. Equivalent years of related professional experience will be considered.
Minimum of two years experience in directing, arranging, accompanying, vocal coaching and professional entertainment experience.
Excellent piano/accompanying and vocal coaching skills.
Ability to produce, teach and play a broad range of musical styles including jazz, classical, pop and musical theatre.
Ability to read open scores, play chord changes and appropriately stylize and improvise related piano parts.
High level of communication skills necessary.
Ability to handle multiple/varied tasks and meet deadlines as needed.
Must be able to travel and be available for weekends and evening engagements.
Familiarity with music writing software Sibelius or Finale preferred.
This posting represents two (2) vacancies.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime).
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.