Business and Programs

OPEN: Program Assistant

Wage: Base: $10/hour; Maximum: $12.20/hour  

Area: Administration/Support

Supervisor: Business Manager

Functions: Create accurate and attractive concert and recital programs using InDesign and Macintosh computer systems.

Hours: Expected to complete 5-10 hours of work each week scheduled by the Program Manager. Initial job training sessions will be conducted at specific times. Quarterly schedule of assigned times during business hours, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some flexibility in shifts is allowed but specific deadlines must be met.

Responsibilities

Public Contact: Medium level of contact with faculty, staff, and students, primarily over email
Monetary Responsibilities: None.
Cleaning, Physical Labor and Maintenance:
1. Keeping office and back office areas neat.
2. Carrying boxes of programs.
3. Filing and file maintenance.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Communicate with faculty, ensemble directors, and students to meet deadlines and compile accurate concert program information.
2. Format concert & recital program information and prepare print-ready material.
3. Proofread, spell-check, and edit program documents.
4. Maintain accurate production progress records with other staff.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
2. Accuracy in proofreading and editing is critical.
3. Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
4. Must be efficient and able to work with little supervision.
5. Knowledge of Macintosh computer systems; familiarity with Adobe InDesign software preferred.
6. Basic knowledge of music terminology and nuances helpful, interest in music encouraged!

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FILLED: Programs Manager
Base Wage:
$10.50/hr. Work-study required.

Area: Administration/Support

Supervisor: Business Manager

Functions: Supervises the creation of accurate and attractive concert and recital programs using Macintosh computer systems, schedules Programs Assistants.

Hours: Expected to complete 5-10 hours of work each week. Initial job training sessions will be conducted at specific times. Quarterly schedule flexible during business hours, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Specific deadlines must be met.

Responsibilities

Public Contact: Medium level of contact with faculty, staff, and students, primarily over email
Monetary Responsibilities: None.
Cleaning, Physical Labor and Maintenance:
1. Keeping office and back office areas neat.
2. Carrying boxes of programs.
3. Filing and file maintenance.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Schedule and train programs staff.
2. Copyedit and proof all programs, assist with crafting programs as needed.
3. Ensure all programs deadlines are met and that the programs master list is kept up to date.
4. Maintain the programs archival documents.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
2. Accuracy in proofreading and editing is critical.
3. Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
4. Must be efficient and able to work with little supervision.
5. Knowledge of Macintosh computer systems and Adobe InDesign software.
6. Strong knowledge of music programs.
7. Proven track record of high-quality performances as a programs employee for no fewer than three academic quarters prior to the starting quarter of service.
8. Demonstrated readiness to assume a leadership position.