Student Jobs

The McIntire Department of Music depends upon a talented and dedicated student staff to help run the department efficiently. Below is a list of positions open to all full time UVA students.

Application

To apply for any of the open positions, please fill out an application form (physical form, or online) and turn it in to the appropriate supervisor.

Desk Supervisor

** All positions filled for the 2016-17 academic year. 
General Office Duties. Serves as receptionist for McIntire Department of Music. Handle music practice modules and classroom keys, assisting with scheduling and troubleshooting as necessary. Close building on weeknights, and open/close building on weekends.
Reports to the Administrative Assistant.

Graphic Designer

** This position is OPEN 2016-2017 Academic Year (training can begin in spring 2016)
The Graphic Designer position with the University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music is a paid student position responsible for designing posters, postcards, flyers, and calendars, and providing support to the Director of Promotions. The Graphic Designer should be skilled in graphic design and page layout and have the ability to work creatively in a deadline-driven environment. Experience with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop is a plus. First and second years are preferred. Hours are flexible but are generally around 10-12 hours per week. Reports to the Director of Promotions, Marcy Day.

"I loved coming into work. It's always stayed in my mind as the epitome of my ideal job. A great boss, a great office, and great design opportunities. I didn't consider it to be work when I came in, I just got to design and have fun and be myself with other amazing people..."  Sam 2013-2015 graphic designer

House Managers

** NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS**

The McIntire Department of Music House Managers are responsible for managing all of the non-performance aspects of all events held in the Old Cabell Hall Auditorium and a small number of Music Department events held in other venues.

The House Manager’s job is to make sure that the event runs smoothly, all parts of the building function properly, all patrons’ needs are met (if possible), the Music Department presents a professional appearance to the world, and all rules and laws are followed. The safety of the audience, the building, the University of Virginia, and the reputation of the McIntire Department of Music are your top priorities. 

In the absence of Music Department staff, House Managers manage the Ushers, Recording Techs, and Desk Supervisors. They supervise all contractors, monitor who is in secure spaces, act as liaison with the Arts Box Office, the fire department, ambulance, police, ground security, housekeeping, and UVA Facilities. House Managers must present a professional image, solve problems calmly, and be able to speak with authority on behalf of the Music Department. Hours vary with the event schedule and are usually during the evenings and on weekends. Reports to the Director of Music Production, Joel Jacobus.

Promotions & Marketing Assistant

**All positions filled for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
Promote department of music events to faculty, students and community members. Contact editors, residential hall advisors, dean of students office, administration, and student leaders. Writing, oral presentation skills a must. Job responsibilities include writing, editing, proof reading, archiving, and designing. Reports to the Director of Promotions, Marcy Day.

Recording Tech

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS**

Recording Techs record concerts given by McIntire Department of Music ensembles and affiliated groups. The Recording Techs set up the recording equipment, record performances simultaneously to two wave file recorders, mark track timing, and deposit all recording media with the Music Library for archival processing. Techs perform routine checks on equipment and inventory, are required to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to concert time to set-up and check equipment, and to check-in with the house manager and performers. Reports to the Director of Music Production, Joel Jacobus.

Web Designer

** This position is filled for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The Web Designer position with the University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music is a paid student position responsible for updating and the University Communications team to maintain all aspects of the department website. The Web Designer should be skilled in HTML, web usability, and writing for the web. Experience with Photoshop, Fireworks Javascript, PHP is a plus. Experience with content management systems such as Wordpress, Drupal, or Joomla preferred. Experience with CSS preferred. First and second years are preferred. Hours are flexible but are generally around 8 hours per week. Reports to the Director of Promotions, Marcy Day

 

Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu