The Education & Community Engagement Coordinator assumes a crucial role in supporting the implementation & development of symphony Education & Community Engagement programs & initiatives.
-Staffs and coordinates the scheduling, billing and teacher communications for “Instrument Petting Zoo”, “Classroom Concert” and “Taste of Music” programs.
-Serve as main liaison between schools, community partners and the A2SO
-Hires, manages, trains, schedules part time Instrument Petting Zoo staff members
-Develops & publishes main stage concert related educational initiatives including Program Notes for Kids, Close Listening Notes & Chamber Concert programs
-Assists in the publication and development of Youth Concert & Classroom Concert curriculum materials
-Oversees the maintenance of CRM database records (Theatre Manager) for all programs & educational initiatives
-Creates metrics & reports for tracking program retention, growth and engagement
-Provides administrative and programmatic support to department supervisor including:
-Dividing time between in school programs, youth concerts, community engagement events and administrative program management.
-Balancing short term logistic priorities with long term strategic programmatic goals
-Creating and executing measurable program assessments
-Ensuring the execution, growth, and engagement of all programs is informed by purposeful execution of the symphony’s mission & vision
-Cultivating relationships with community partnerships, school administrators, teachers and community members to expand program reach
-Training, evaluation & engagement of musicians & volunteers for Education & Community Engagement programs
-Mentoring Education & Community Engagement Interns
-Development and presentation of teacher training materials
-Presenting initiatives and reports to community partners & board of directors
-Engaging and expanding an Education sub committee of the Board of Directors
-Implementation and assistance with operations of all Education & Community Engagement Programs & initiatives
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance, Music Education or a related field
-Strong knowledge of orchestral repertoire including the ability to read music.
-Experience with and knowledge of the public school environment, trends in education and music education methods
-Strong written, oral, and organizational skills.
-Deadline oriented with great attention to detail.
-Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings on occasion.
-Knowledge of computerized information systems and their applications, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite & WordPress.
-Full-time; Salary based on experience
-2 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks flexible comp time; 7 days sick time; 3 personal days
-Full medical & dental
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About Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is passionately committed to enriching the culture of Southeast Michigan. We foster a growing appreciation for orchestral music through imaginative programming and community engagement and strive to inspire and excite a diverse audience.