College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory and Community Engagement is looking for a collaborative leader with a love of performing arts education to join the Preparatory team in the role of Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education. As a member of the senior leadership staff, including the Director of Finance and Administration and the Director of Engagement, Partnerships and Special Programs, the incumbent will head the Preparatory music division and oversee the theatre arts and dance divisions’ programs, working in partnership with division directors and faculty. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Preparatory and Community Engagement, s/he will develop and manage the educational lessons, classes, camps and ensembles that Preparatory provides for our students in music, musical theatre, acting and dance. The Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education will identify unique opportunities in lifelong learning for our community that will further enhance Preparatory’ s performing arts education programs.
In coordination with Preparatory theatre arts and dance division directors and in consultation with the Community Engagement Office, design curriculum, classes and programs appropriate for a comprehensive community school of the arts.
Direct the Preparatory music division with the support of faculty leadership including scholarship and financial aid programs, curriculum development, private lesson placement, student recitals and ensemble programs in accordance with best practices.
Collaborate and build relationships within the College-Conservatory of Music to engage and support the larger mission of CCM.
With the Community Engagement Office, work with external partners to coordinate satellite teaching programs.
Annually perform needs assessment by evaluating programs for quality, appropriateness of content and effectiveness; make recommendations for program and curriculum development.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for Preparatory (e.g. faculty load, onboarding and evaluations, scholarships and aid, new students, withdrawal, program development and budgeting, etc.).
With the Director of Finance and Administration, oversee program budgets, approving and monitoring expenditures as necessary.
Provide direct supervision to 4 full-time program staff members, 2 part-time area coordinators and 40 adjunct music faculty (e.g., hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approval of time off, etc.)
Develop and write program materials, address inquiries, provide information and maintain records
Support, attend and participate in campus activities, meetings and programs, as well as serve on various committees, and participate in evening and weekend activities.
Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and constituencies.
Provide high degree customer service to the 1,000+ families in CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement programs.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.