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Job Details: Artist in Residence/Collaborative Pianist/Piano Teacher

Job Title:

Artist in Residence/Collaborative Pianist/Piano Teacher

Submitted on:

December 10, 2021


Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

January 2022


9 months

Job Summary:

Provide piano accompaniment for students and faculty as needed. Teach piano classes.


• Accompany private voice and instrument students for last half-hour of at least 2 lessons before a performance
• Accompany recital students for last half-hour of lessons
• Be present at all master classes
• Be present at monthly half-hour music forums
• Play for end-of-semester juries and recitals (vocal and instrumental)
• Accompany Monday night university choir rehearsals, faculty recitals, and Chamber Singer rehearsals/performances
• Support musical rehearsals/performances
• Teach ear training theory classes, private piano lessons, and class piano. Accompanist may request fees from students for accompaniment services beyond OPSU’s stipend.
• Teach music history or advanced theory courses as needed on a rotational basis.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
• Must be able to lift more than 50lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
• Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
Other duties as assigned by Dean, College of Arts and Education, and Art Dept. Chair or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


• Master’s degree required, Doctorate and collegiate teaching preferred.
• Experience serving as an accompanist and be proficient at the range of piano styles.
• Art song familiarity is required.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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