McNally Smith College of Music

Careers at McNally Smith

Positions Currently Available at McNally Smith:

Part-Time Residence Hall Coordinator

McNally Smith College of Music seeks applicants for a part-time Residence Hall Coordinator position. The College’s Residence Hall is six blocks from campus in downtown St. Paul. It consists of three floors of a historic, multi-use building.


The part time Residence Hall Coordinator is a live-in position that provides shared supervision, guidance and care to 120 college students and manages the operations of the College’s residence housing unit with another Hall Coordinator. The Part Time Hall Coordinator will work 20–30 hours per week, as well as being the on-call professional on some weeknights and weekends.

The following duties are to be shared with the other Hall Coordinator.

  • Provide appropriate responses to resident concerns and behaviors, including crisis situations, behavioral concerns, alcohol & drug issues and student conflicts
  • Advise, confer and offer appropriate referrals to students who exhibit academic and personal concerns
  • Participate in training, supervision and evaluation of Resident Assistants (R.A.s)
  • Participate in weekly Student Life staff meetings and Residence Life meetings (if schedule permits)
  • Act as a liaison with residence hall building management
  • Represent residence life during college open houses
  • Responsible to share on-call weeknights & weekends with the other Hall Coordinator
  • Accurate reporting of incidents and resident concerns
  • May chaperone social functions
  • Oversee sorting & distribution of mail to residents
  • Some maintenance work & residence hall upkeep will be required


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Graduate student preferred
  • 1–2 years prior residence assistant or residence hall leader experience
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships with college music students
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills — accurate report writing is critical to the job
  • Must be even-tempered and able to deal with crisis and disciplinary situations with residents and R.A.s.
  • First Aid & CPR certification (preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license (preferred)


  • Apply by September 12, 2014

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Adjunct Voice Instructor

McNally Smith College of Music and the Voice Department seeks Adjunct (Part-time) Voice Instructor for its BM/AAS Voice Performance Degree Program.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:


  • 5+ years working as a professional vocalist in the field of popular music
  • 3+ years of music/voice teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during normal business hours (9 AM – 5 PM)
  • Positive attitude


  • Mastery of contemporary vocal technique
  • Mastery of music theory and ear training
  • Mastery of musical interpretation and styles
  • Ability to notate music
  • Ability to read music
  • Ability to accompany students in private lessons
  • Basic music production skills (audio and MIDI) (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Songwriting/composition/arranging skills (preferred but not mandatory)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music (preferred but not mandatory)


  • Industry recognition in the form of any awards or notable performances (preferred but not mandatory)

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Part-time Culinary Position

McNally Smith College of Music is looking for a part time line/prep cook for our on-campus, retail kitchen. We are a dynamic work environment serving our residential and commuter students, campus staff and faculty. We offer flexibility with afternoon, evening and weekend hours. The academic year schedule provides a quality of life balance; with most holidays, semester breaks & approximately 10 weeks off in the summer.

This position will start August 27, 2014


  • At least 2 years of line cooking experience
  • Proficiency and experience in food preparation; sauté, grill and batch
  • Skills in inventory & receiving
  • Working knowledge of Safety and sanitation required; SafeServ Certified preferred


  • part time [approx 29 hrs/wk], competitive hourly with benefits package

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