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Music Program Assistant

Date Posted
July 28, 2020
Part Time

Job Details

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: This is a part-time position located at the Estherville Campus from August through mid-June of the academic year. Hours vary between 15-30 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the music department but will not exceed 900 hours annually. Some evening and weekend hours to assist in music performances will be required.

CLASSIFICATION: Office Associate I
REPORT TO: Instrumental and Vocal Music Professors


Constant (67-100%)

  1. Receive telephone calls; greet visitors and students, and direct inquiries accordingly.
  2. Perform secretarial duties using a computer to enter and retrieve information, prepare correspondence and maintain basic databases.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Assist in the planning and organization of concerts, festivals, contests, tours, and other music activities.
  2. Work cooperatively with other staff to maintain a current website and disseminate information on upcoming events.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Represent the College in a positive manner to employees, prospective, former and current students, and the community.
  2. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  3. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and the general public.
  4. Possess skills in: reading, writing, listening and comprehending.
  5. Possess the ability to access, input and retrieve information from the computer.
  6. Possess the ability to work as a team member with other employees.
  7. Possess the ability to read and understand written and oral instructions or communication.
  8. Possess the ability to effectively relate to a diverse group of students.
  9. Exhibit professionalism during performances or stressful situations.
  10. Possess the ability to maintain a flexible schedule to assist in music performances, festivals and contests.

SPECIAL DEMANDS: Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, crouching, pushing, pulling and carrying. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and 10 pounds of force frequently. Will require flexible hours including weekends and evenings.  Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle. 

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. 

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma required. Associates Degree preferred. Proficient in Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, navigate internet and Outlook (calendar and email).

SALARY: $11.60/hr

FRINGE BENEFITS: Retirement package

APPLICATION PROCESS: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

  • Employment Application form
  • Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy. Review of applications will begin August 17, 2020.

Application: Employment Application

(Save document to your computer and fill in application. Re-save completed application and email as an attachment to Lynn Miller at You may also print out the completed form and mail it to Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.) *** 

*** NOTE: Applications must be complete, including Employment Application Form, Applicant Confidential Information Form, Letter Addressing Qualifications, Resume and Transcripts (if required). See individual job descriptions for instructions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Questions and requests regarding application: Lynn Miller at 712-362-0409 or

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433,, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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