Student Services and Band Coordinator

Colburn School

Los Angeles, CA

Posting Number: 0000319  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: CSPA Staff  
Position Summary: This position coordinates the operations of the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble and the Jumpstart group instrumental classes at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts and supports the administrative functions of the registration office.

Tuesday-Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-1:30pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. The position serves as assistant to the director(s) of the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, and is responsible for administrative functions associated with these ensembles. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating auditions, performance and rehearsal logistics, confirming registrations and taking attendance, providing accurate information for concert programs, coordinating band personnel matters including hiring extra musicians and sectional coaches, collaborating with other Community School departments on special projects, being present for all band rehearsals and concerts, communicating with performance library to establish rehearsal and performance protocol, and maintaining regular communication with faculty, students, parents, and Colburn staff. Weekend and evening hours are required.

2. Maintains up to date knowledge of all Community School policies, procedures and practices as well as recital and performance schedules and related logistical details and conveys this information, as appropriate, to students, parents and other constituencies. Promptly responds to inquiries from parents, students and faculty members regarding these matters, providing complete and accurate information.

3. Assists with management of the School's instrument collection including maintaining inventory records, issuing rental agreements, and explaining terms and conditions pertaining to rental of instruments.

4. Assists with the Community School's registration process for the Herbert Zipper Scholars Program and for all students as needed including registering students, scheduling auditions/juries, processing inquiries, and other administrative duties as requested or assigned.

5. Works collaboratively with Community Engagement department to assist as coordinator for the Jumpstart Young Musicians.  
Education and/or Experience Requirements: Relevant work experience with bands, large ensembles, or other arts administration preferred. Strong knowledge of general office duties. Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with proven commitment to quality customer service. Ability to deal with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone and in writing. Ability to plan, organize and handle multiple tasks, despite numerous interruptions. Capable of working well independently and in teams. High level of diplomacy, tact and discretion. Ability to maintain a flexible attitude and approach towards work assignments.

College degree in music, or equivalent. Background in music and performing arts which may be obtained either as a student or through work experience.  
Computer Skills: Strong PC skills (word processing, spreadsheets, databases).  
Other skills and abilities required: Spanish speaking preferred.
Ability to follow policies and procedures.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.  
Posting Date: 08-02-2021  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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