University of Northern Iowa
Position Title: Graduate Assistant for Singing Techniques for Musical Theatre
Reports to: Eric Lange, CAC 257, 273-6833, firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms of Employment:
- For the fall semester: 10 hours per week, beginning August 22, 2016 and ending December 16, 2016. Does not include the week of Thanksgiving Break.
- For the spring semester: 10 hours per week, beginning January 9, 2017 and ending May 5, 2017. Does not include the week of Spring Break.
- Half assistantship salary for 2016-17 is $2,500 per semester.
- Salary is prorated on a weekly basis for late start.
- Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees.
- Graduate Assistants receive University holidays and do not work during Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, or the interims between semesters.
- For more information on the Graduate Assistantship System and procedures: http://www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships/
- Teach Theatre 2125: Singing Techniques for Musical Theatre. Structure class to include one weekly seminar session and schedule individual coaching sessions with students in the class.
- Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNI graduate program. Music/Vocal Performance preferred.
- Must be enrolled in 9 graduate credits each semester of assistantship.
- Maintain a Plan GPA of at least 3.00. First semester graduate students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00.
- B.A. degree in Music: Vocal Performance preferred
- Specific Qualifications:
- Familiarity with anatomy of the vocal structure
- Familiarity with musical theatre canon and appropriate songs/projects for undergraduate students
- Ability to analyze individual student needs/problems and apply prescriptive exercises as appropriate.
Application Process and Deadline: To apply email the completed Application Form for Graduate Assistantship (available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships) and cover letter expressing interest and related background to Eric Lange, email@example.com.
Applications received by March 30, 2016 will be given preferential consideration.