New England Conservatory of Music
- Job Function: Manager
- Job Type: Full-Time
- Job Duration: Indefinite
- Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
- Min Experience: 1-2 Years
- Required Travel: 0-10%
The Bridge to Equity and Achievement in Music (BEAM) Student Manager is responsible for managing, overseeing, and advising BEAM student artistic performance learning plans. This position serves as a liaison with students, faculty, and partner advocates to gather information regarding student program performance and development. The manager ensures that information is efficiently captured and delivered to program management, as well as keeping BEAM students appraised of upcoming events, evaluations, and opportunities. The BEAM Student Manager meets with students on a bi-weekly basis and reports to the Boston BEAM Program Director.
- Develop and maintain a deep cultural understanding of the entire cohort of Boston BEAM young artists, including student motivations and inspirations, challenges to success, and identity as orchestral musicians and leaders.
- Manage and design a Personalized Learning Plan for each student to ensure that students are meeting progress requirements.
- Meet with students and their families on a bi-weekly basis, either in person, virtually, or by phone.
- Collect and compile information from all BEAM students and families, including waivers, paperwork, and letters of agreement.
- Collect and compile information from all faculty that has assigned BEAM students and communicate with BEAM faculty monthly to review student progress.
- Track and report student attendance, deadlines, theory, practice hours, lesson times and any changes to faculty assignments.
- Collaborate with the BEAM Program Director and partner advocates to support students across all BEAM related activities.
- Submit monthly student reports to the BEAM Steering Committee.
- Work with the BEAM Program Director to review all financial aid requests, including instrument rentals, college visits, and trial lessons.
- Support students with summer festival applications.
- Manage weekly family newsletter and attend events.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in music performance preferred.
- Teaching experience or administrative experience.
- Deep understanding of equity challenges in education.
- Ability to recognize and create culturally competent spaces.
- Ability to manage priorities and workflow in a fast-paced environment while maintaining an acute attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including strong problem-solving skills.
- Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends is essential.
- Ability to move and set up equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Proficiency in Spanish or French Creole preferred.