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EDUCATION MANAGER

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

  • CATEGORY Education/Program
  • LOCATION Milwaukee, WI
  • DATE MARCH 10, 2017
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION Commensurate
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)
The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music seeks qualified applicants for the position of Education Manager. The mission of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is to provide the finest musical education to the aspiring professional performer as well as to children and adults who desire cultural enrichment or musical self-fulfillment. The Conservatory provides musical experiences to students from age four months through senior citizen, to both amateur and professional abilities. We work to develop creative, artistic, and whole individuals. Programming enhances life in southeastern Wisconsin through exceptional music instruction and performances that nurture generations of innovative, inspired and visionary citizens. The Conservatory annually reaches over 16,000 individuals throughout southeast Wisconsin through individual lessons, classes, festivals, camps, concerts, fundraising events, and WCM community partnership program - Connections.

POSITION CONCEPT
The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is seeking an individual who is dedicated to the field of community arts and music education to fill the role of Education Manager. As an integral part of the Education department, the Education Manager is primarily responsible for planning and coordinating Education department activities to support lessons, classes, ensembles and WCM’s community partnership program – Connections. The Education Manager provides direct support to the Director of Connections and the VP of Education. The Education Manager will work at the McIntosh|Goodrich Mansion and must be willing to travel to multiple partnership program sites. Occasional attendance at weeknight and weekend events is required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate faculty schedules and partnership site visits.
  • Manage summer camps.
  • Create and update Connections data files and spreadsheets.
  • Schedule and organize professional development opportunities for faculty.
  • Coordinate student recruitment efforts between Marketing and Education departments.
  • Provide administrative support for Education programs with Connections
  • Coordinate calendar and concert activities with Marketing and Student Services departments.
  • Duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • BA or BM in Music Performance, Music Education or Arts Administration.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite; prior experience with invoicing is preferred.

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
The successful candidate for the position of Education Manager will inspire confidence and professionalism, generate excitement for conservatory programs, possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and a willingness to take on multiple projects at one time while maintaining a can-do attitude.

SALARY Pay is commensurate upon experience.

APPLICATION Please send a cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three (3) relevant references, electronic submissions preferred, to:
Rachel Fritz, Chief Operations Officer Wisconsin Conservatory of Music 1584 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202 rfritz@wcmusic.org
References will not be contacted without permission of the applicant.

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is proud to be part of the rich cultural heritage of the city of Milwaukee. Additional cultural organizations include the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Summerfest, Milwaukee Repertory Theater and numerous festivals. 

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