EDUCATION & Community Engagement Coordinator

The Education & Community Engagement Coordinator assumes a crucial role in supporting the implementation & development of symphony Education & Community Engagement programs & initiatives.

Duties:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Compensation:

  • 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

Primary Reporting Responsibility:

  • Director of Education & Community Engagement

Please submit a cover letter and resumé to YICHING@a2so.com. No phone calls.

SEE YOU AT THE SYMPHONY!

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