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Music Program Coordinator for Special Music School High School  

Part-Time Lucy Moses School Music Program Coordinator

Part-Time Music Program Associate for Special Music School High School  


Music Program Coordinator for Special Music School High School

Kaufman Music Center is seeking a Music Program Coordinator for Special Music School High School.  This position reports to the High School Dean of Music.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Producing rehearsals, student performances and juries, including permits, set up, scheduling, and tracking
  • Assisting in all aspects of the admissions process
  • Helping with instrument maintenance and care
  • Maintaining the calendar and schedule for the high school: providing calendar/event information to Kaufman Music Center staff and faculty, students, families, New York City Public Schools (formerly the Department of Education), and the Special Music School Parent Teacher Association
  • Scheduling of teaching and rehearsal spaces for the high school
  • Coordinating high school assessments, juries, concerts, performances and recruiting events.
  • Liaising with students, faculty and staff to organize documentation for the music program such as performance request forms, jury forms, concert programs, grade collection, assessments, etc. 
  • Serving as the initial contact with families, faculty and outside parties regarding school events, schedules and requirements
  • Facilitating communication among various constituents, including faculty, guest artists and Artists-In-Residence
  • Maintaining student files
  • Tracking and monitoring student attendance in music classes, ensembles and private lessons
  • Assisting in the purchasing of supplies and instruments
  • Supporting the Special Music School Director and High School Dean as needed.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is organized, methodical and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must have ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and have outstanding telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills. Music background required, and experience in an arts/education environment preferred. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are very important. Computer skills: Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Google Suite.  Music software knowledge would be a plus.

Salary:
$50K per year

To Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Subject line should read: SMS HS Music Program Coordinator. Please indicate in your cover letter how your experience matches the needs of the position. No phone calls, please. Applications will be kept confidential.
Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Part-Time Lucy Moses School Music Program Coordinator

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part-time Music Program Coordinator for its Lucy Moses School, reporting to the Lucy Moses School Assistant Director.

Primary and shared responsibilities include:

  • Processing phone, online and in-person registrations
  • Advising parents and adult students about group class selections
  • Reporting the status of class enrollments; assisting in follow up with cancellations or waiting lists
  • Preparing of class lists for teachers; communicating with faculty about changes in class and lesson enrollment for billing and payroll purposes
  • Assisting in scheduling classes, lessons and piano tunings in studios
  • Collaborating on recital and concert preparation
  • Arranging auditions, placement, sessions and other special events
  • Administrative support for LMS Director
  • Outreach about programs to parents and prospective adult students
  • Contacting teachers, parents and students about absences
  • Working with Marketing and Communications staff on LMS related projects

Requirements:

  • Music background is required, experience in arts and/or education environments preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, working with databases
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and outstanding telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Organized and methodical with excellent attention to detail

The position is part-time, approximately 25 hours per week, in person.

Hourly Rate:
$25 per hour

To Apply: 
Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Subject line should read:  Lucy Moses School Music Program Coordinator. Please indicate in your cover letter how your experience matches the needs of the position. No phone calls, please. Applications will be kept confidential.
Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Part-Time Music Program Associate for Special Music School High School

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part-time Music Program Associate for Special Music School High School, reporting to the High School Dean of Music.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the main administrative functions of the program including scheduling, correspondence, answering phones, data entry, database management
  • Support the production of rehearsals, concerts, student performances, juries, etc. including permitting space, ensemble set-up/strike.
  • Assisting in all aspects of the admissions process, including auditions and all communications with faculty and prospective students
  • Serving as the initial contact with families, faculty, and outside parties regarding school events, schedules, and requirements
  • Managing attendance for all music program courses, classes and rehearsals.
  • Facilitating communication among various constituents, including faculty, guest artists and Artists-In-Residence
  • Scheduling and maintaining database of classroom/studio usage
  • Helping with instrument maintenance, care, storage and inventory
  • Supporting the maintenance of the calendar for the high school music program: providing calendar/event information to Kaufman Music Center staff and faculty, students, families, NYC Public Schools (formerly the NYC Department of Education), and the Special Music School Parent Teacher Association
  • Assisting with production of Music Department Newsletter
  • Liaising with students, faculty and staff to organize music program documents, including performance request forms, jury forms, concert programs, grade collection, assessments, etc. 
  • Assisting in the purchasing of supplies and instruments
  • Supporting the Special Music School Director and High School Dean as needed.

Requirements

  • Music background is required, experience in arts and/or education environments preferred
  •  Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and Google Suite, working with databases
  •  Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and outstanding telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Organized and methodical with excellent attention to detail,
  • Music software knowledge and/or experience in concert production is preferred. 

The position is part-time, approximately 25 hours per week, in person.

Hourly Rate:
$25 per hour

To Apply: 
Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Subject line should read:  Music Program Associate for Special Music High School. Please indicate in your cover letter how your experience matches the needs of the position.  No phone calls, please. Applications will be kept confidential. Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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