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Student Jobs

The Faculty of Music offers a number of positions for Faculty of Music students to apply for. Fill out an application form to be considered for a position. Students can apply for more than one position. Applications and positions are posted in April and are filled in September. Only successful applications will be contacted.

Pianist/Accompanist for MU201R/MU194

Job Description

Pianist/Accompanist to accompany the singing students in MU201R: Voice Techniques and MU194: Class Voice.

Qualifications

Must be a fourth-year piano student. Under exceptional circumstances, a second- or third-year student may be considered. Strong sight reader. Experience accompanying singers in classical repertoire required for MU201R; multiple genres required for MU194.

Rate of Pay

$21.70/hour for a fourth-year undergraduate.

Number of Hours

MU201R: Maximum of three hours per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays*, 2:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m., winter term 2018, as well as the class presentation at the end of term. (*Schedule subject to change)

MU194: Maximum of one hour per week, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., fall and winter term 2017/2018.

Instructional Assistant: Tutors

Job Description

Peer tutoring in music theory and skills. Students approved by the Faculty of Music to be tutors will be given a brief training session to explain the boundaries between legitimate tutoring and academic misconduct, to reinforce the issue of confidentiality, and to cover the specific kinds of information and help they may provide to the students they tutor (e.g. assistance with the process for solving problems, not with the problems themselves).

Approved tutors will be asked to sign a confirmation that they understand the issues surrounding academic misconduct, that they plan to maintain confidentiality, and that they will adhere to the principles outlined in the academic calendar.

Skills Tutors (Years 1 and 2): conduct group sessions with broad appeal to assist students in the various aspects of the skills curriculum. Piano facility is required to conduct dictation sessions. A very limited amount of one-on-one tutoring may be available.

Theory Tutors (Year 1): must be available during the first-year theory class times, which are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. In class tutors assist on flipped-classroom days as determined by the theory instructors. No one-on-one tutoring is supplied.

Theory Tutors (Year 2): conduct group session with broad appeal to assist students with second-year theory topics; keyboard skills for delivery of dictation is an asset.

Qualifications

Third- or fourth-year Music students. Only those with a minimum of A- in the course in which they would like to tutor, or those with permission of the instructor, will be considered. Under exceptional circumstances, a second-year student may be considered.

Rate of Pay

  • $19.50/hour for second-year undergraduate.
  • $20.60/hour for third-year undergraduate.
  • $21.70/hour for fourth-year undergraduate.

Number of Hours

Varies according to need.

Instructional Assistants for MU160B/MU260: Composition

Job Description

Auditioning and grading compositions by approximately 15 students for approximately nine weeks of term.

Qualifications

Fourth-year Contemporary Music majors only. Minimum grade of A- in MU360 or MU360I.

Rate of Pay

$21.70/hour for fourth-year undergraduate.

Number of Hours

Approximately 15 hours, winter term 2018.

Instructional Assistant and Auditions: Proctors and Markers (Multiple Positions)

Job Description

Proctoring for audition, midterm and year-end exams under the supervision of the instructor. Limited marking under the supervision of the instructor.

Qualifications

Third- or fourth-year Music History or Theory student preferred.

Rate of Pay

  • $11.25/hr for proctoring.
  • $16.30/hr for marking with multiple choice/marking guide.
  • $18.50/hr for marking with marking guide with minimal discretionary grading.
  • $21.70/hr for marking with full discretionary grading.

Number of Hours

Varies according to audition and exam needs. Approximately 100 hours during the year in total to be shared amongst proctors and markers.

Audition Assistants (Multiple Positions)

Job Description

Reporting to the auditions and student services coordinator, audition assistants greet and check in current and prospective students prior to their auditions (ensembles and incoming), provide general information and directions, and work as interview runners, escorting audition candidates to their interviews with the academic faculty.

Qualifications

First-, second-, third- or fourth-year music students in good standing.

Rate of Pay

  • $11.25/hour (audition assistants – multiple positions).
  • $13.75/hour (head audition assistant – one position).

Number of Hours

Varies according to audition schedule and availability. Only required during winter term 2018.

Box Office Student Staff (Multiple Positions)

Job Description

Reporting to the auditions and student services coordinator, box office student staff manage ticket sales at Faculty of Music concerts, handle money and balance cash flow, assist ushers where necessary and provide general information to patrons.

Qualifications

First-, second-, third- or fourth-year music students in good standing.

Rate of Pay

$11.25/hour.

Number of Hours

Varies according to concert calendar and availability.