Reporting to the Associate Director of the John J. Cali School of Music, the Concert Manager oversees several key departmental operations: all concert and recital management; operations for the music department concert series and faculty/student performances; instrument services, project management for design and maintenance of the department's Web site; promotion of recruitment, development and alumni outreach through writing,editing and producing departmental newsletters, informational brochures and other print materials for students, the university community and the public; distribution of internal/external public relations materi ls promoting musical performances, departmental faculty, student and academic news, and other outreach for the purposes of recruitment, retention,alumni communications, growth and fundraising. Does related work as assigned.
Most important will be the personal qualities of integrity, intellectual curiosity, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, significant strategic and analytical capacity, technological savvy, a collaborative work style, and commitment to excellence that characterizes Montclair State University.
The administrator should possess the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the John J. Cali School of Music.
Web Design and Maintenance Project Manager • Act as School liaison with College of the Arts and University web specialists • Work cooperatively with School of Music personnel regarding web information • Maintain communication with and collect information from faculty and leadership regarding ongoing needs for development of the web page as the School's primary source of information for current and prospective faculty, staff, and students, in addition to parents, alumni,and the general public. • Supervise work of outside consultants to ensure project outcome meets School needs and standards • Write and edit text for web site; provide information for Arts and Cultural Programming,College of the Arts, and University Communication • Collect, edit, and format faculty, student, and general information, including photographs and links for inclusion on the web site, (e.g. faculty biographies, sound clips, etc.)
Publications and Public Relations Supervisor
• Supervise production of all School publications, including writing,editing, and producing academic program brochures for admissions, recruitment, and publicity • Collect and distribute information for internal and external public relations related to: musical performances; School faculty, student, and academic news; alumni and other outreach for the purposes of recruitment, retention, growth, and fundraising • Serve as liaison to College of the Arts and University Communications for development of increased visibility for the School of Music programs and concerts • Serve on appropriate School,College, and University committees
• Supervise development and maintenance of School of Music specialized mailing lists for recruitment, performances, alumni,and other s as needed; coordinate with College of the Arts, and other University offices for admission, recruitment, and development initiatives • Other duties as assigned by the Director or Associate Director
The above statements ref lect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Required: • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by a Master's degree or equivalent, in a field related to a position in music administration and/or music public relations. • Four years that is directly related to the functions of the position. • Broad knowledge of music as a performing art and an academic discipline; • Excellent organization and communication skills; Superior writing ability; Ability to elicit and collate information from a wide variety of sources; • Ability to administer complex events and projects;
• Ability to write, produce or oversee production of graphic and written materials for print and Web media; proficiency in computer software for desktop publishing and Web maintenance (knowledge of lnDesign, Dreamweaver, and Photoshop preferred)
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Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
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