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Chamber Music Manager

The Juilliard School

Description

Responsible for overseeing the day to day functions of the chamber music program including registration; creation of the monthly chamber music faculty payroll report; administration of seminars, ChamberFest, and offsite concerts; coordination with chamber music faculty; oversight of work-study assistants; works with the Assistant Dean in the administration of special chamber music projects; assist with management of one of Juilliard’s new music ensembles.

THIS IS A 42 WEEK/YEAR POSITION, beginning mid-August 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Updating and maintaining registration databases for the 100+ ensembles in the School’s program, in timely communication with appropriate offices and 75 chamber music faculty members; supporting students’ understanding of their responsibility in the chamber music process
  • Administering the application process, overseeing budget, programming, scheduling, production and payroll, working closely with the Communications and Concert Offices for ChamberFest
  • Administering all aspects of scheduling and concert production, managing course materials and work-study participants, and maintaining attendance records for the first-year undergraduate String Quartet Survey class
  • Administering all aspects of producing 10-15 performances per year at non-Juilliard venues
  • Hiring and supervising up to five work-study students for general office assistance
  • Assisting with the coordination of any chamber music master classes, maintaining accurate records regarding all chamber music activities at Juilliard, and advising students on chamber music opportunities, both within the School and outside
  • Assisting the Assistant Dean and Director of Chamber Music, as needed
  • Support personnel and other logistical needs of one of Juilliard’s new music ensembles
Requirements

  • Bachelor of Music degree as an instrumental performance major, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of performing arts in general and string-based chamber music in particular
  • Strong organizational skills, extreme accuracy and attention to detail
  • Courteous, diplomatic, and accessible manner
  • Awareness and dedication to equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all students
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to handle confidential conversations with discretion
  • Ability to explain the chamber music curriculum and enforce policies
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, as well as independently when needed
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Tech savvy; proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn new computer applications database management and web-based tools, as needed
  • Availability to work some evenings, as needed
  • Master of Music degree and conservatory education, preferred
  • Administrative experience as a member of a self-managed or commercially managed chamber ensemble, preferred

 

 


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