$25.34-$31.39 hourly / $4,391.98-$5,440.90 monthly / $52,703.76-$65,290.80 annual
Monitors and maintains one or more instructional music laboratories and practice rooms, provides instructional assistance to students in the development of perceptive listening skills, and is responsible for the routine business transactions of the music department office.
Schedules and oversees the use of one or more instructional music laboratories and practice rooms by students, staff, and faculty.
Assists students with listening assignments to develop perceptive listening techniques by identifying musical styles, reading musical scores, and analyzing the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of musical compositions.
Explains to students established instructional laboratory and equipment policies.
Assists students in the use of music computer software and equipment used as part of the instructional program.
Assists instructional staff by providing observations of the problems encountered and progress being made by students using a laboratory as part of the educational program.
Effectively utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard computer software applications and music software in the performance of duties.
Issues and receives materials and equipment for student use in laboratory and classroom, keeps records, and effects the return of materials and equipment checked out to students.
Maintains inventory records for supplies, services, and equipment and prepares periodic inventory reports and requisitions.
Maintains laboratory attendance and progress records for instructional staff.
Orders, receives, classifies, catalogs, and files scores, books, and audio recordings used in the instructional music laboratory.
Gathers information and prepares programs and promotional materials by planning and maintaining production and mailing schedules.
Answers inquiries from District staff, students, and community members regarding musical performances and music department business.
Prepares letters, memorandums, and reports.
Develops and maintains the record and filing system of the music department.
May assist in posting updated information on department Web pages, as needed.
May provide basic course information to students.
May provide training and work direction to student employees.
Performs related duties as assigned.
An Instructional Assistant, Music, applies knowledge of music in assisting students in the development of perceptive listening skills; schedules and oversees the use of instructional music laboratories and practice rooms; and is responsible for the routine day-to-day business transactions of the music department office
A Piano Accompanist/Coach provides piano accompaniment for music, dance and choreography classes, choral groups, and soloists; coaches students outside of class to improve vocal and/or instrumental skills.
General supervision is received from an academic supervisor. Functional supervision is received from instructional staff. Work direction may be provided to student employees.
Musical periods, styles, and classifications
Basic principles of music theory
Library practices and procedures applicable to a music collection
Sources of supply for instrumental and choral music
Office practices and procedures
Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware common to music instructional laboratories
Provide instructional assistance to students and instructional staff
Organize and maintain a large and diversified collection of music
Operate a variety of audio-visual and office equipment properly
Prepare attractive and effective publicity and informational materials
Secure and store supplies
Keep detailed and precise records
Give clear and concise instructions
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Work effectively and cooperatively with students and instructional staff
Effectively utilize computer hardware and software applications
Learn general and specialized software applications
Education and Experience:
A. An associate degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or university with a major in music or a related field.
B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND two years of full-time, paid experience in providing instrumental or vocal instruction.
Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.