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Music Instrument Specialist

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  • Work Department: Music
  • Class Title/Code: Music Instrument Specialist (3558)
  • Effective Date: Mar 17, 2021
  • Responsibilities:

    Ongoing tuning and maintenance of 50 acoustic pianos for the School of Music, in addition to other pianos on campus; maintain inventory of wind and string instruments and oversee instrument room; coordinate check-out, repair, and maintenance of wind and string instruments and accessories.


    • Repair, regulate, tune, and maintain all acoustic pianos in classrooms, studios, and practice rooms of the School of Music and COFAC Recital Hall on a schedule to be established with the Office Manager and Director.
    • Coordinate operation of the instrument room, including instrument inventory, repair, and the training and supervision of student workers.
    • Request tools, equipment, and supplies as required to perform these duties, assist in the inventory of these items, and supervise the storage and distribution of these materials needed for repairs.
  • Required Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

    • Three (3) years (36 months) of work experience in the maintenance and repair of musical instruments.

  • Starting Salary: $18.32/hour
  • Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.