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
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.