Each year, the School of Music hires 10-15 students for various positions around and supporting the school. Please see below for more information regarding student employment, and positions that are available.
In order to work for the School of Music, interested students MUST have accepted a Work Study award offered by the FAFSA*. For more information about work study and the FAFSA, please click here.
*Concert Recordists do not need to have Work Study.
Description: Lab Monitors at the School of Music are in charge of monitoring the Computer Lab (RM 127), Recording Studios, and Classroom use after regular business hours. Responsibilities include letting students into classrooms/studios for rehearsals, basic cleaning of lab/studio facilities, basic computer troubleshooting, and more.
Hours: Hours will be divided among all workers and will be chosen from the following schedule; M-TH 4:30PM-11:00PM, FRI-SUN 1:00PM-9:00PM.
Requirements: This job is open to all students at Montana State University that have accepted Work Study from the FAFSA.
Description: Event Staff in the School of Music assist with over 50 concerts a semester both on and off campus. Event Staff are in charge of selling and taking tickets, handing out programs, assisting with moving equipment on and off stage, and tear down after the event.
Hours: Hours vary depending on concert times. The minimum hours worked in one evening/afternoon is 2 hours.
Requirements: This job is open to all students at Montana State University that have accepted Work Study from the FAFSA. Reliable transportation is required only for concerts that take place off campus.
This position does NOT require Work Study from the FAFSA.
Description: Concert Recordists are in charge of recording School of Music events/concerts that take place on and off campus. While audio recording is taken of all concerts, some concerts require video recording.
Hours: Hours vary depending on concert times/locations. Recordists are required to be at all concerts/events at least 30 minutes before to set up. Concerts that take place off campus will require more coordination with the Technical Director.
Requirements: Must be a second year Music Technology major that has finished Introduction to Digital Music (Recording 1 is preferred). Reliable transportation is required only for concerts that take place off campus.
Description: Equipment Assistants are in charge of monitoring and distributing Music Technology equipment for the School of Music. With the Computer Support Specialist, the Equipment Assistants use the Equipment Checkout system to take inventory and organize equipment.
Hours: Hours vary depending on student schedules.
Requirements: Priority will be given to qualified Music students, however this position is open to all students at Montana State University that have accpeted Work Study through the FAFSA.