To support and manage Berklee's work in Global K-12 schools, delivering artist in residence workshops, summer programs, online learning and c lassroom teacher training. The Program Manager oversees the operations of the network, deploying a team of artist educators, (music, dance, theater). Our aim is to provide the Berklee experience in middle schools, high schools (and selected elementary schools) to students in locations in Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East, Latin America, and Europe.
Based at BerkleeNYC Powerstation
The Program Manager is an experienced performing arts educational project manager, with expertise in contemporary music, dance or theater, with knowledge and experience of performing arts teaching and learning within K-12 school systems l. You will have extensive experience in arts management, project planning, with an empathetic understanding of performing arts practice and practitioners. You will be organized and efficient, with outstanding knowledge of systems, data handling, employment contracts, web-based content, and budget management. As a 'global citizen' you will share Berklee's passion for empowering artists to better our world.
About the network:
Berklee works with selected independent schools across the world, to provide specialist short-course programs and teaching resources. Every year, teachers and leaders from our partner schools undertake professional development at one of Berklee's campuses, and our Global Initiatives team works with our faculty and artist alumni network to develop curricular themes and resources for the year ahead.
Berklee is the preeminent institute of contemporary music and the performing arts, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs at its campuses in Boston, Massachusetts and Valencia, Spain, and through its award-winning distance learning program, Berklee Online. Dedicated to nurturing the creative and career potential of the world's most inspired artists, Berklee's commitment to arts education is reflected in the work of its students, faculty, and alumni--hundreds of whom have been recognized with Grammy, Tony, Oscar, and Emmy Awards.
At Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee, students explore interdisciplinary approaches to music, dance, theater, film, business, healthcare, education, technology, and more. Our pioneering youth programs reach underserved classrooms throughout the U.S. and beyond. With students and alumni from more than 100 nations and educational partners across the world, we are forging new connections among art forms, musical traditions, and technologies to build a dynamic, diverse, and collaborative global arts community.
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Directly support the Assistant VP in the development and maintenance of all programs in the Berklee Global K-12 Portfolio.
Manages the schedule for program delivery.
Primary liaison to the Berklee Global K-12 artist educators.
Delivers programs at Berklee Global K-12 locations and summer programs.
Supports the management and delivery of the teacher training seminars.
Manages the data integrity for Berklee Global K-12 program participants.
Supports the budget management for Berklee Global K-12 programs and events.
Support the management of teacher selection and conducts training sessions.
Supports the development of teaching resources and supportive materials.
Supports online content development.
Develops reports for Berklee Global K-12 programs and events.
Support communications for program logistics with internal and external stakeholders.
Act as a GI representative to all areas of the Berklee organization with regards to logistics management for Berklee Global K-12 programs and events.
Provide logistical support for all Berklee Global Partners and Berklee on the Road programs and events as able.
The ability to manage and utilize a budget to support program success.
Possesses program management and organizational expertise to develop and implement complex and varied programs.
Strong demonstrated organizational abilities.
Possesses communications and diplomatic skills essential for supporting mutually beneficial relationships with educational institutions and other organizations in support of the Berklee's mission and vision.
Displays interpersonal skills which lead to effective evaluative approaches and team building, enabling success and ensuring high moral among staff members.
Experience with music assessment.
Familiarity with contemporary music, dance and theater.
Knowledge of online education platforms and tools.
Possesses a strong knowledge to current music technologies that support music education, music production, music notation and recording.
Knowledge of software for business management, project management, data collection and analysis tools, desktop publishing (e.g. Workday, Salesforce, Google Drive, MS Office Suite, ASANA, FileMaker Pro, etc), and the programming skills to improve and create within those software systems.
A commitment to international and domestic travel, in support of Berklee sponsored programs and events. Global travel is required for this position on a regular basis.
Ability to work in a global environment and adapt to the cultural norms of the countries in which Berklee works.
Knowledge of Berklee's academic majors, courses and curriculum is a plus.
Knowledge of Berklee's staff and academic structure is a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly active environment (GI operates on a 24/7 cycle).
Must possess a sense of humor and a can-do attitude.
Bachelor's degree in performing arts administration or education or equivalent area of expertise of professional experience related to the job description.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills with at least three-years of professional experience.
Experienced budget manager.
Experienced contemporary music educator.
Experienced global traveler.
This will be a time limited benefits eligible assignment that will continue until Inspired funds are depleted, approximately 3 years.
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: R0002816
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.