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Chicago Park District is Hiring a MUSIC INSTRUCTOR (M) Near Chicago, IL

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This position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between the Chicago Park District and the Service Employees International Union Local 73. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, the District will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. The District is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.

Title: Music Instructor (M)

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:

Under general supervision, responsible for developing, teaching and leading musical activities for the Park District, in one or more related areas of specialization, including voice, instrumental and/or orchestral instruction. Performs related duties as required.

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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Plans and implements a course curriculum for the instruction of musical activities in one or more related areas of specialization. Provides instruction and supervision for Park District patrons involved in music activities. Demonstrates proper techniques and skills for musical activities. Adapts program to reflect differing levels of participant skill development.

Organizes, promotes and directs musical groups, clubs, choruses, bands, concerts and demonstrations sponsored by the Park District. Collaborates with recreation staff or other Park District personnel on special projects, including day camp programs. Encourages creativity in participants. Communicates constructively with participants, parents, volunteers and the community. Consults with individuals and community groups to determine their recreation interests, needs and desires.

Issues and maintains and inventory of musical instruments, sheet music and other materials used in music programs. Demonstrates and provides instruction in the proper use of instruments. Supervises unorganized play and enforces Park District rules and regulations at assigned locations. Attends workshops and in-service training seminars. Stays abreast of current methods, techniques and trends in music specialties. Judges at competitions and special events.

Performs general administrative duties, including but not limited to assisting in course registration, collection of fees, routine record keeping and promoting music programs. May solicit sheet music, instruments and other donations from local businesses and other organizations.

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DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience:

An Associate of Arts degree or completion of two full years of course work at an accredited college or university which included a minimum of 20 credit hours in music or a closely related discipline which involved the study of at least one musical instrument or voice or graduation from high school or the equivalent (GED) and 3 full years of related instructional or performance experience in a recreation or entertainment environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of voice, instrumental and/or orchestral instruction principles and practices. Elementary knowledge of leisure and recreation theories and principles. Effective oral and written communication skills. Technical knowledge and skill in one or more areas of musical specialization such as the ability to play a musical instrument.

Work Locations Portage 4100 N. Long Chicago 60641
Job Arts and Cultural Resources
Schedule Full-time
Job Type Standard
Closing Date Apr 17, 2024, 11:59:00 PM
Budgeted Salary 60105.25

Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Full Time

SALARY

$40k-79k (estimate)

POST DATE

04/04/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

06/03/2024

WEBSITE

chicagoparkdistrict.com

HEADQUARTERS

CHICAGO RIDGE, IL

SIZE

3,000 - 7,500

FOUNDED

1934

CEO

KEVIN KING

REVENUE

$200M - $500M

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About Chicago Park District

The Chicago Park District owns more than 8,700 acres of green space, making it the largest municipal park manager in the nation. The Chicago Park Districts 597 parks offer thousands of sports and physical activities as well as cultural and environmental programs for youth, adults, and seniors. The Chicago Park District is also responsible for 26 indoor pools, 51 outdoor pools, and 26 miles of lakefront including 23 swimming beaches plus one inland beach. From canoeing to batting cages to arts and crafts, there is never a shortage of activities to participate in Chicagos parks. The Chicago Park... District oversees the Garfield Park and Lincoln Park conservatories, two tropical paradises within the city that house thousands of rare and exotic plants. Popular attractions that fall under the management of the Chicago Park District include the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain. Proudly referred to as Chicago's front yard, Grant Park is among the city's loveliest and most prominent parks. Ten world-class museums are located on Chicago Park District property. On October 14, 2014 the Chicago Park District received the 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. This award is presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The Chicago Park District's mission is: - To enhance the quality of life in Chicago by becoming the leading provider of recreation and leisure opportunities - To provide safe, inviting and beautifully maintained parks and facilities - To create a customer-focused and responsive park system More
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