POSITION: Accompanist (Non-Exempt/Part-Time) *Applicant Pool
HSU JOB FAMILY CLASSIFICATION:
DEPARTMENT: School of Music, Cynthia Ann Parker College of
SUPERVISOR TITLE: Associate Dean
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX
TARGET HIRE DATE: Fall of 2022
HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT –Candidate must
profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and
respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values
of HSU as reflected in the
University’s Statement of Faith.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources 325-670-1259 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is part-time/no
benefits. We are looking
for a part-time pianist to accompany our students in in rehearsals and
performances during the Fall and Spring semesters.
HSU JOB FAMILY CLASSIFICATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accompany School of Music students in rehearsals
There are no supervisory responsibilities.
COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position.
Interview decisions are partially based on this information.
On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Job Knowledge - Competent in
required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new
skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision;
displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources
Customer Service - Manages difficult or
emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits
customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and
assistance; meets commitments.
Change Management - Develops workable
implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and
overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors
transition and evaluates results.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and
procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports
organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside
activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in
the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to
best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and
correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or
employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to
add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and
100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and
weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply
common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,
oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete
variables in standardized situations.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software;
Spreadsheet software; Internet software; Payroll systems and Order processing
Expertise and experience providing piano
accompaniment is required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None are required for this position at this time.
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit;
use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or
hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or
balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 5-10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color
vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
job is sedentary in nature. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of
time while playing the piano.
The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually
position is a Part-Time/No Benefits, Non-Exempt/Hourly Staff position which
requires no more than 10 hours per week providing piano accompaniment on campus
at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
employees who work beyond 40 hours during a single work week will be
compensated at time and a half, per FLSA guidelines.
be able to drive to complete work assignments on, as needed.
have and maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License and maintain a clear driving
record to be insurable under the university liability policy.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.
HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment, except when the accommodation would impose an undue hardship. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.
HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin-Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position, applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.