Student Employment for Enrolled Students

As a current NEC student, you're welcome to work on campus regardless of your financial aid status.  Looking for work?  Check out our current openings below.

Please note that jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of NEC supervisors.  Students are paid for their work via direct deposit on a bi-weekly schedule.

Employment Paperwork and Payroll

If you're a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, you must complete the W-4 and I-9 forms before working on campus.  These forms are available in the Financial Aid Office.  If you're an international student, you must apply for a Social Security Card, complete the I-9 form, and submit tax paperwork in person at the Financial Aid Office before working on campus.

After you complete your paperwork, you'll be added to ADP, NEC’s electronic payroll database.  Registration instructions are emailed to students when their accounts are ready for use.  All NEC students receive payment on a bi-weekly schedule and are required to register for direct deposit.  Our comprehensive student employment handbook can be viewed under the “forms” section of the ADP home page.

Current Openings

Off Campus Positions

The below employment opportunities are available only to Federal Work-Study recipients and typically focus on public service initiatives such as tutoring and education.  To help offset the cost and time commitment of an off campus commute, NEC will compensate students for time spent commuting to and from off campus employment.

Academic Mentor Boston Partners

No. of Jobs Available: 

5-10

Supervisors: 

Peter Darling

Contact:

mentor@bostonpartners.org

Job Description:  Boston Partners in Education is seeking academic mentors to support Boston’s public schools students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school mentoring. Federal Work-Study mentor positions start at $14.00/hour. Students must receive Federal Work-Study from the NEC Financial Aid Office to be eligible for paid positions.

Who are Academic Mentors?

Our mentors are people like you and me, devoting time from their busy lives to help our young people succeed. They come from all walks of life, ethnic origins, and levels of education and experience.

What do Academic Mentors do?

Academic mentors work one-on-one or with a small group of 2-4 students for an hour a week during the school day. As an academic mentor, you will support a student’s academic and personal growth, and in many cases become an adult role model. Opportunities are available in all grades (pre K-12) and subject areas.

Student/Academic Mentor matches are made based on your preferences:

  • Location
  • Availability
  • Subject matter
  • Grade level
  • One-on-one vs. small group work

Qualifications:  No experience is necessary – just a willingness to help students thrive. Boston Partners provides training and match support to help facilitate a successful match. We are required by the Boston Public Schools to run a CORI/SORI background check on each potential mentor; this background check is run at no cost to you.

How to apply:  Ready to make a difference in the lives of Boston Public Schools students? Apply now online. When submitting the application, make sure to answer yes to the "Are you applying as part of a volunteer group or organization?" question, then choose NEC as the organization.

For additional questions regarding mentoring opportunities, please contact Boston Partners in Education at mentor@bostonpartners.org or 617-451-6145. For all other information, please visit http://bostonpartners.org/.

 

High School Humanities/Spanish Tutor – Codman Academy

No. of Jobs Available: 

10

Supervisor: 

Sahar Hakim, Upper School Tutorial Coordinator

Contact:

shakim@codmanacademy.org

Job Summary:  Codman Academy is seeking candidates who can serve as Humanities or Spanish Tutors in its summer school program. Tutors work to provide individualized instruction to one or two students to help them recover class credit and be promoted to the next grade.

Position starts 7/1/2019 and is compensated at $14.00 per hour.

Qualifications:  Tutors should have some proficiency in English, History, or Spanish, and are expected to be present from 8:45am to 12:15pm, Mondays through Thursdays, from July 1 to July 25. Tutors are also expected to collaborate with students and other tutors, and field feedback from the Tutorial Coordinator.

How to Apply:  Email shakim@codmanacademy.org with resume & cover letter.

 

High School Math/Science Tutor – Codman Academy

No. of Jobs Available: 

10

Supervisor: 

Sahar Hakim, Upper School Tutorial Coordinator

Contact:

shakim@codmanacademy.org

Job Summary:  Codman Academy is seeking candidates who can serve as Math or Science Tutors in its summer school program. Tutors work to provide individualized instruction to one or two students to help them recover class credit and be promoted to the next grade.

Position starts 7/1/2019 and is compensated at $14.00 per hour.

Qualifications:  Tutors should have some proficiency in high school Math, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, and are expected to be present from 12:45pm to 4:15pm, Mondays through Thursdays, from July 1 to July 25. Tutors are also expected to collaborate with students and other tutors, and field feedback from the Tutorial Coordinator.

How to Apply:  Email shakim@codmanacademy.org with resume & cover letter.

On Campus Positions

The below employment opportunities are available to all active NEC college students.  Jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of NEC supervisors.

College

Acquisitions Assistant – Library-Technical Services

No. of Jobs Available: 

1

Supervisor: 

Richard Vallone, Head of Public Services

Direct Supervisor:

Maria Jane Loizou, Collection Management Librarian

Contact:

mariajane.loizou@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Assists Collection Management Librarian in processing orders for books, scores, and other formats using online catalogs and databases. Responsible for general office work, checks in music materials using Voyager (library) software, distributes mail, packs and unpacks boxes. other duties as assigned. Should be able to continue in the fall semester.

Position starts 6/3/2019 and is compensated at $12-13 per hour, depending on library experience.

Qualifications:  Previous library experience is preferred, but may be substituted by other office experience. Knowledge of foreign languages or retail experience helpful. Requires attention to detail, good customer service skills, willingness to take direction. Positive attitude and willingness to learn essential!

How to Apply:  Please email Maria Jane Loizou to set up an appointment for an interview. Start date is end of May but can be negotiated. Please contact if interested!

 

Department Assistant – Music Theory

No. of Jobs Available: 

3

Supervisor: 

Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Administrator

Faculty Supervisor:

Katarina Miljkovic, Music Theory, Chair

Contact:

ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Assist faculty with making copies, library requests, filing exams and proctoring. Working on special projects such as: transferring exams to electronic form, copying short score excerpts in Finale, video recording and basic editing of departmental events, helping with preparing departmental yearly booklet. Monitoring attendance in the Music Theory Learning Center.

Position starts 8/26/2019 and is compensated at an hourly rate determined by degree level.

Qualifications:  Knowledge of Finale, Microsoft Office, basic sound, video and editing, and good interpersonal skills are needed. DMA, Graduate and Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:  Please email Ashley Shea at ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with a brief letter of intent and your availability. In your letter, include your year, major, instrument, and why you would like to serve as a Music Theory Department Assistant.

 

Keyboard Teaching Assistant – Music Theory

No. of Jobs Available: 

12

Supervisor: 

Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Administrator

Faculty Supervisor:

Roger Graybill, Music Theory Faculty

Contact:

ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Keyboard TAs will teach half hour sessions of keyboard harmony in the keyboard lab. A weekly meeting with the TP instructor or coordinator is mandatory.

Position starts 9/4/2019 and is compensated at an hourly rate dependent on degree level.

Qualifications:  Fluency in keyboard harmony, successfully completed undergraduate theory courses, strong musicianship skills, fixed DO Solfege background preferred, ability to work well with others, attention to detail and organized, teaching experience, flexible schedule, and Masters or DMA students preferred.

How to Apply:  Please email Ashley at ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with a brief letter or intent and your schedule for the semester. In your letter, include your year, major, instrument and why you would like to serve as a Keyboard TA.

 

Learning Center Tutor – Music Theory

No. of Jobs Available: 

3

Supervisor: 

Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Administrator

Faculty Supervisor:

Katarina Miljkovic, Music Theory, Chair

Contact:

ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  MTLC assistants will help tutor students by answering questions, providing help with class assignments, and assisting with the cultivation of keyboard harmony and ear-training skills using interactive computer-based exercises.

Position starts 9/4/2019 and is compensated at an hourly rate dependent on degree level.

Qualifications:  Passion for teaching/tutoring students, excellent keyboard skills, and theoretical knowledge (tonal & post-tonal) and Ear Training abilities. A willingness to learn NEC's tonal practice course/curriculum, how to operate KB patches, become familiar with Auralia and Musition, and operate and troubleshoot basic MIDI controller and operation of DAW (Garage Band is sufficient).

How to Apply:  Please email Ashley at ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with a brief letter of intent and your schedule for the Fall 2019 semester. In your letter, include your year, major, instrument, and why you would like to serve as a Music Theory Learning Center Tutor.

 

Office Assistant (Summer) – Entrepreneurial Musicianship

No. of Jobs Available: 

1

Supervisor: 

Andrew Worden, Assistant Dean

Contact:

andrew.worden@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Be one of the first to learn of auditions, grants & other music opportunities! The Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department seeks office assistants to work during summer of 2019 with potential to continue into the academic year. Duties include: adding listings to Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection; helping students, alumni, and the public with office resources; interacting with potential patrons and facilitating gig referrals; tracking information about gigs referred through the Music Referral Service.

Position starts immediately and is compensated at $12.00 per hour.

Qualifications:  Office experience; professional demeanor; customer service experience a plus; ability to type and enter data quickly and accurately; ability to work 6-10 hours/week during the summer.

How to Apply:  Submit your resume via email to andrew.worden@necmusic.edu.

 

Teaching Assistant – Music History

No. of Jobs Available: 

13

Supervisor: 

Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Adminstrator

Contact:

ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Teaching Assistants will assist their assigned faculty members with various responsibilities, such as (but not limited to): attending class, planning, preparing class materials, substitute teaching, conducting review sessions, group and/or individual tutoring, and grading.

Position starts 9/4/2019 and is compensated at an hourly rate determined by degree level.

Qualifications:  MM and DMA students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:  Please review the Undergraduate Music History course offerings for Fall 2019 and email Ashley at ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with a brief letter of intent and which course(s) you are available to TA. Be sure that the courses you list mesh with your schedule!

 

Teaching Assistant – Music Theory

No. of Jobs Available: 

40

Supervisor: 

Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Administrator

Contact:

ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  TAs will assist their assigned faculty member with various responsibilities, such as (but not limited to); attending class, preparing class materials, subsituting, conducting review sessions, group and/or individual tutoring, grading.

Position starts 9/4/2019 and is compensated at an hourly rate determined by degree program.

Qualifications:  Successfully completed theory core, strong musicianship skills, fixed Do Solfege background preferred, ability to work well with others, attention to detail and organized, teaching experience preferred, flexible schedule preferred.

How to Apply:  Please review the undergraduate and graduate Music Theory courses for Fall 2019 and email Ashley at ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with a brief letter of intent and which course(s) you would like to TA. In your letter, please include your year, major, instrument, and why you would like to serve as a Music Theory TA.

 

 

Usher

No. of Jobs Available: 

20

Supervisor: 

Casey Brennan, Box Office and Audience Services Manager

Contact:

Casey.Brennan@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  

  • Be an ambassador of NEC to patrons, renters, and performers
  • Direct patrons to the appropriate entrance for the seat (knowing the Jordan Hall seating chart)
  • Welcome patrons and visitors and answer questions in a helpful and friendly manner
  • Quickly and safely evacuate the hall in the event of an emergency
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills 

Position starts immediately and is compensated at $12.00 per hour.

Qualifications:  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a helpful, friendly demeanor.  Must be professional and reliable.It is expected that you will show up to your scheduled shift and arrive on time and ready to work. 

How to Apply:  Fill out an online application.

 

Preparatory School

Accompanist

No. of Jobs Available: 

9

Supervisor: 

Aimee Tsuchiya, Accompanist Coordinator

Contact:

Aimee.Tsuchiya@necmusic.edu

Job Summary:  Accompanists are needed to work with Prep school students (ages 5-18) for instrumental workshops, lessons and competitions; voice lessons, workshops and performances; choruses and Suzuki classes. Hours vary depending on the specific job and the number of accompanists needed on any given Saturday. Highly experienced accompanists can expect to receive work every Saturday for instrumental workshops, either mornings or afternoons or both, if desired. Classroom accompanying for Suzuki and chorus are also regular assignments throughout the year.

Mandatory accompanist orientation meeting on Saturday, September 15th at noon at 33 Gainsborough St Welcome Center. Prep classes begin on Saturday, September 15th, and instrumental workshops begin on Saturday September 22nd.

Accompanists hired by NEC must exhibit appropriate preparedness, professionalism and attire when working and interacting with Prep students, families, faculty and staff.

Accompanists may at times be hired for competitions, auditions, performances, etc. These may take place on or off campus, days and times TBD.

Compensation determined by degree program.

Position starts 9/15/2018. Compensation is determined by degree program.

Qualifications:  Must be a NEC student either registered as a piano/collaborative piano major or with extensive piano training. Audition with supervisor required for new applicants. Some accompanying experience preferred. Ability to read duo music (instrumental and/or vocal) required. Must have successfully applied for student work with the NEC Financial Aid office before being hired. Must also have submitted a CORI background check with Human Resources before being hired.

How to Apply:  Sign up through our online form. Auditions will include performing a solo piece of choice, as well as some sight-reading. Collaborative majors may opt to audition with prepared instrumental sonata in place of solo piece. Auditions will take place Wednesday, September 5, 12:00-2:00pm and Thursday, September 6, 10:00am-12:00pm in JH 118, with additional times and dates to be added as needed.

 

Performance Opportunities

Performance opportunities are paid, on-campus engagements filled on an as-needed basis by NEC supervisors.  Please note that performance opportunities do not count towards students' two on-campus job limit.  There are no performance opportunities available at this time.