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Summer, Decoda/Skidmore Chamber Music, Head Resident Assistant

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Position Information

Posting Number Sum00042P
Position Title Summer, Decoda/Skidmore Chamber Music, Head Resident Assistant
Department Summer & Special Programs - Institutes
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours


Start Date (For temporary positions only) 07/05/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 07/21/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $2,120 salary plus Room & Board

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Job Summary

The Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute Head Resident provides supervision for an on-campus residential community of approximately 40 young musicians. This position leads a resident staff and helps plan and oversee co-curricular activities associated with the chamber music institute, provides support for community events and works with the administrative team and the resident chamber music ensemble (Decoda) to ensure the smooth operation of the program. This position requires living in the dorms, working nights and weekends, and fostering a sense of community among a diverse group of students that includes students over and under the age of 21. Ideally the successful candidate will possesses strong leadership qualities, good communication and organizational skills, exercise good judgment, have a musical or arts administration background, and be familiar with Skidmore College and the Saratoga Springs area. Previous experience working with students in a residential environment or arts intensive is desired and familiarity with the Decoda ensemble is a plus. Cover letter and references are required. This is a temporary, full-time position during the month of July; remuneration is $2,120 plus room and board.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be over 21 years of age, available from July 6 – 22 (including evenings and weekends) and have related previous work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Posting Information

Posting Date 02/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents