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Community Chorus Director

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Posting Details

Position Information

Department Name Academic Affairs
Posting Number 1100440
Position Status Supplemental
Internal candidates only? Yes
Position Type: Supplemental
Pay Basis: Salary
Hours Varies
If Temporary, list end date
If Externally Funded, list end date

Position Summary Information

Position Title Community Chorus Director
Reports To Vice President of Academic Affairs
Campus College Wide
Distinguishing Job Characteristics

To organize and direct a community chorus.

Scope of Supervision None
Equipment Operated
Confidential Data

Non-public personnel records and issues; student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.

Working Conditions

Good classroom working conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices with office, classroom, and computer lab equipment, and observance of safety regulations.

Usual Physical Demands

The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits for extended periods of time and regularly stands and walks. The employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, typing and performing other related tasks. The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels and crouches. The employee regularly talks and hears when teaching or working with students and the general public. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when typing or reading a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts or exerts force on objects weighing up to 50 pounds.


An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: Background in choral music and teaching community courses.
Applicant must successfully pass required background checks in accordance with Southern State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

Licensure or Certification Requirements


Salary Range $4500
Essential Job Duties

Select music for chorus, adapt arrangements, assist members in their vocal roles, and other items involved in chorus direction. Direct choral concerts throughout the quarters, for example, Foundation fundraising, dinners, community events, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of: SSCC’s policies and procedures; state and federal employment and labor laws and other requirements;

Ability to: convey a positive and professional image; maintain confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information; work independently demonstrating initiative; apply ethical standards to work situations; make work decisions in accordance with SSCC’s values; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and promote an harassment-free environment; embrace and support constructive change; work efficiently and effectively to improve college operations; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, associates, learning community and general public; contribute toward
building a positive team working environment; treat others with respect as a representative of SSCC.
Skill in: verbal and written communications; public relations and interpersonal skills; safe and effective operation of routine office equipment.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date 08/15/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you at least 18 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime?
    • No convictions
    • Yes, convicted of a misdemeanor crime
    • Yes, convicted of a felony crime
  4. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less than one year
    • One to three years
    • Three to five years
    • Five to seven years
    • More than seven years
  5. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (upload unofficial pdf copy)