Jacksonville Children’s Chorus – Program Assistant

Posted May 09, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Jun 30, 2022

Description

Part-time, flexible but must accommodate some Saturday mornings, late afternoon and evening rehearsals & performance schedule

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 Volunteer Coordinator) for the purposes of aligning artistic and operational goals with overall annual administrative goals and objectives.

Essential duties and responsibilities

• Support logistical planning and implementation of level programs: classes, festivals, workshops, rehearsals, performances, recruiting, auditions, outreach activities, etc. • Report, monitor, and evaluate progress against targeted operational goals including but not limited to enrollment goals, tuition goals, and operational budgetary expenses: provide valuable feedback and adhere to artistic and operational objectives. • Order, catalog, distribute, collect, and file borrowed music. • Assist with filling and emptying folders at various times throughout the year. • Assist, as needed, at rehearsal locations with check-in/out, communications distributions, and serve as liaison to volunteers. • Serve on the special events planning committee to organize the annual spring concert dinner reception, invitations, publicity, group sales, and other program needs. • Coordinate scheduling of evaluations, and answering telephones. • Assist with tour planning • Oversee the inventory of choral attire for the chorus, maintenance and coordination of uniforms for concerts, and assist with choral attire exchange and orders. • Develop strong relationships with JCC children and families, nurture the development of each child, and provide appropriate support for children and families. • Communicate the Jacksonville Children's Chorus culture through role modeling and instruction, supervision and discipline of children participating in chorus programs. • Partner with and support the teachers and conductors who are working with the children. • Prepare monthly reports and other work products as assigned by the PM. • Assume administrative responsibilities as assigned by the PM.

Qualifications

• Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music or related field. • Minimum 2-4 years direct experience in youth development, previous performing arts management experience preferred. • 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 detail-oriented, independent worker with strong entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment. • Some travel required. • Valid driver's license required. CDL preferred.

Company/Organization

Jacksonville Children's Chorus

http://www.jaxchildrenschorus.org

Contact

Darren Dailey | Email