DUTIES: The Skokie Park District is seeking a Music Specialist for the Summer On Broadway Camp. The Music Specialist works cooperatively with staff in the planning and implementation of appropriate activities for ages 7.5-12 in vocal performance skills aimed toward showcasing their abilities in a musical theatre production during the final week of each of (2) 4-week camp sessions. The Music Specialist coordinates with Theatre and Dance specialists on managing auditions and scheduling rehearsal curriculum.The Music Specialist also works with all staff to provide excellance in safety and fun for campers during all scheduled activities.
Days/Hours: Advance training materials will be sent out and some meetings/discussions will occur in May. These can take place via phone or electronic media. Formal camp training takes place during the weeks of June 3-June 8 and will include about 15-20 hours per week on selected evening and weekend days. The camp program runs June 10-August 2. Staff work hours are generally Monday-Friday 9A-4P with evening performances on July 2, 3, 31 & August 1.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a mature, responsible adult, at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent G.E.D. Prior instruction as well as experience teaching and vocal music is required. Also required is the ability to perform piano accompaniment during the rehearsal period, however the candidate need not play piano at a performance level. Prior experience in musical direction of children’s theatre preferred. Must be responsible, creative and enjoy working with young children ages 7.5 to 12. Prefer candidate who is at a minimum, working toward degree in the music, performing arts or with comparable experience in the field.
Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/skokieparks/onlineapp/