Under the direction of the Program Manager for Faculty Development, the Assistant Director for Faculty Development oversees several academic services and contributes to the execution, revision, and implementation of faculty development programs; includes New Hire Orientations, Grants and Funding, and Visiting Artist series. Collaborates on BTOT, Opening Day, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming. Assists in the development and design of ongoing assessment strategies for all programming and events. Contributes to the creation and implementation of strategic planning and programming for faculty development as related to the College's Strategic Plan, current faculty development trends, and faculty needs. Supports and coordinates within the Faculty Development office, such as scheduling, meetings, events, room reservations, catering, technology support, etc.
Essential Functions/Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Grants and Funding
Accountable for application procedures and review process for all internal grants, fellowships, and faculty residency opportunities. Develops faculty support material and training on grant writing and advises faculty on the application process. Assist in the administration of external grants and funding opportunities, in collaboration with Institutional Advancement. Helps steward funds, donor management, and documentation of projects related to external donor funds.
New Hire Programming
Manages all logistics for 2-day orientation in the Fall and Spring for new faculty, chairs, and deans at the Conservatory and College. Oversees the schedule, organizes all materials and information, and coordinates presentations by key areas of the college. Collaborates with Faculty Technology Services, Student Engagement and Enrollment, Academic Affairs, Meetings and Events, and Human Resources to provide a comprehensive orientation. Maintains communication with up to approximately 75 new hires each year throughout the transition process and beyond. Assists in identifying new faculty/chair/dean programming throughout the year, including learning communities and workshops.
Manages logistics for faculty development events and meetings, up to 75 annually ranging from 10 people to 500+; including invitations and flyers, room reservations, catering, and appropriate technology support as needed. Collaborates with Meeting and Events, Aramark, Concert Operations, and Classroom Reservations to coordinate catering and event logistics. Serves as host and representative of the college with keynote speaker(s) and additional guests. Collaborates on college-wide events: Berklee Teachers on Teaching, Opening Day, and Chair Retreat. Hires and oversees 6-7 student employees for BTOT and serves on Opening Day Planning Committee.
Manages and oversees the schedule, logistics, accommodations, contracts, payment, and travel for 5 to 6 visiting artists per academic year that are sponsored by Faculty Development. Collaborates with academic departments, divisions, and offices on interdisciplinary projects, class visits, clinics, master classes, and workshops. Serves as College liaison and functions as on-site host for visiting artists.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programming
Collaborates with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Human Resources, Academic Divisions, Institute for Jazz and Gender Justice, employee resource groups, and faculty affinity groups in identifying, creating, and assessing appropriate diversity programming for faculty that explores a diversity of ideas, approaches, disciplines, and learning and musical styles in support of Berklee's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy. This includes collaborating with faculty affinity groups to sponsor visiting artists, events, and other programs.
Leadership & Planning
Represents Berklee and Faculty Development at national and international conferences, including submission and presentation of prospective workshops. Represents Faculty Development on pan-college committees.
Manages project budgets to visiting artists, new hire programming, grants and funding, and other events as assigned. Responsible for processing purchasing card receipts and invoices.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Bachelors degree; Masters degree preferred
3-4 years administrative experience working in institution of higher education or arts education
Working knowledge of Google (drive, docs, sheets, etc...) Microsoft Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite,
Knowledge of managing multiple budgets
Skills and Abilities Required
Outstanding analytical, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills.
Experienced with event planning and managing multiple tasks.
Strong project management skills.
Demonstrated record of successful collaborations.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and necessary discretion to work with confidential information.
Supervises Faculty Development work-study student and hires and supervises 3-4 student employees for major events, including BTOT and Opening Day.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002044
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.