Requisition Title - Professional Staff Collaborative Pianist (Accompanist) - Fall 2022 (22001500)

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

ID: 7103724
Posted: June 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Department of Music invites applications for a collaborative pianist (accompanist), beginning in the Fall 2022 semester, which starts on August 30, 2022. The successful candidate will provide collaborative piano support for undergraduate music majors, select non-music majors, and/or ensembles, e.g., choirs. Compensation is on a per hour basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide collaborative piano support during private studio lessons, studio classes, and various recital performances.
Participate in end-of-semester juries.
Participate in performance auditions for prospective music majors.
Qualifications:

Earned Master’s degree in collaborative piano or piano performance is required. DMA is preferred.
At least 2 years of successful college-level staff collaborative pianist experience.
Extensive experience as a staff/official collaborative pianist for such institutions or events as opera companies, choral organizations, vocal/instrumental workshops, conferences, festivals, and/or solo competitions; experience beyond the regional level is highly desirable.
Employer Qualifications:

Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks
COVID-19 Testing and Compliance: TCNJ has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: https://hr.tcnj.edu/covid-19-employee-info/
Application: Qualified candidates should apply online and submit in PDF format: 1) a letter of application, 2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, 3) contact information for five current references who are familiar with the candidate’s work in performance and educational contexts, and 4) a link to one short (up to ca. 10 minutes) video recording of the candidate's recent collaborative performance. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please do not send further materials (e.g., teaching evaluations, programs, further recordings) at this time. An initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Please note that there will be no travel/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.

Questions: Further questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Tomoko Kanamaru, Associate Professor of Music, via [email protected] For questions about the Taleo application system, please refer to HR specialist, Ms. Dilan Avci at [email protected]

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.