Department of Theatre Arts and Dance: Dance Program/College of Communications and Fine Arts
You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of per-diem accompanist candidates from which accompanists may be chosen to play for various courses as a replacement or substitute in the fall and/or spring semesters.
Please note that there may not be current openings at this time, but applications submitted will be kept online through May 15, 2020. As openings occur, applications will be reviewed.
*All applicants MUST apply on-line: https://jobs.lmu.edu *
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance: Dance Program at Loyola Marymount University regularly hires per-diem accompanists experienced in playing for the following courses:
Ballet (All levels) and related classes
Modern Dance (All level) and related classes
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6162 undergraduates and 2099 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and 1034 law school students. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applications who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. All are encouraged to apply.
Typically an accompanist will be an experienced music professional with at least 3 years experience accompanying ballet.
Minimum 3 years experience in studio and/or academic settings.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: music repertory for dance and appropriate modes of music improvisation.
Demonstrated ability to arrive on time to every class with rare incidences of absence.
Ability to focus on what each class demands, watch dancers and listen to instructor, offer music that complements dance work performed by the students.
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.