Program Assistant

Posted Jun 25, 2020 Jacksonville, Florida

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Application Due Aug 01, 2020


The mission of the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus is to provide a high- quality choral music education for children of diverse backgrounds, fostering teamwork, self-discipline, accomplishment, and pride while filling an important cultural need in the community and sharing the beauty of the choral art form through artistically excellent performances.

Major responsibilities include supporting the logistical and operational aspects of the choirs, including preparation of rehearsals and performances, special events, and developing and nurturing relationships with Jacksonville Children’s Chorus children and families. This position will work closely with the Program Manager to ensure expectations of high-level performance standards are met. This position will act to foster efficiencies of communications, logistical support, better dialogue, feedback, and overall outstanding customer and public relations with parents/caregivers. This position will work closely with the Program Manager to report, monitor, and evaluate progress against targeted operational goals and objectives. This position will work closely and in tandem with other key members of the administrative staff (Business Manager and Development Officer; Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator) for the purposes of aligning artistic and operational goals with overall annual administrative goals and objectives.

Reports to: Program Manager
Hours: Part-time (20 hours), flexible but must accommodate some Saturday mornings, late afternoon and evening rehearsals & performance schedule
Health Benefits: None
Office Holidays (unpaid): 11 including New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King’s Birthday; President’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran’s Day; Thanksgiving Day; Day after Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day; and one floating holiday of personal significance (ex: Good Friday, Rosh Hashanah)
Personal Vacation (unpaid): two weeks per year (ten days total)
Spring/Winter Break Vacation Days (unpaid): five days total; split as directed by President
Direct Reports: Volunteers


• Knowledge of child development, group leadership, planning, and scheduling required. • Ability to work with children and families from a variety of backgrounds required. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, administrative, and computer skills required; strong background and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel). • Ability to work as a member of a team, as well as lead teams of children, volunteers, and peers as required. • A passion for music and singing and knowledge of arts management. • The right candidate will be a capable, independent worker with strong entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment. • Some travel required. • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, move equipment, and do physical set up for rehearsals and events. • Valid driver's license required. CDL preferred.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music or related field. • Minimum 2-4 years direct experience in youth development, previous performing arts management experience preferred.


Jacksonville Children's Chorus


Darren Dailey | Email