Essential Functions: Coordinate public relations and development. Assist the Chair with activities dealing with promotion, marketing, programs, publications, recruitment and public relations. Prepare and process concert calendars, press releases and materials for all programs/events, student/alumni/faculty receptions, conferences, guest lecturers and guest artists; secure advertising/marketing, coordinate publications (brochures, newsletters, flyers, etc.). Coordinate concert schedule, student, faculty and guest recitals. Coordinate box office, including assigning student assistants, and processing revenue. Prepare ads for local, regional and national publications; coordinate subsequent purchases and print orders. Supervise the preparation and printing of recital/concert programs. Serve as the Department's web editor and liaison to College web administrator. Arrange for and assist with receptions and affiliated events. Work with music staff members and ensemble directors to assist with the Schaver Music Recital Hall and other auditoria for concerts and recitals. Manage on and off campus auditions and process undergraduate/graduate applications, including web-based audition registration, scheduling auditions and processing admitted students. Assist with orientation, accreditation reports, budget reports and other assignments assigned by the Chair.
Qualifications: Masters degree required. Experience and knowledge of public relations, and recruitment/marketing strategies. Advanced computer literacy skills, such as database management and reporting programs. Microsoft Word, Adobe, Acrobat, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Adobe in Design, Illustrator and Print Shop. Familiarity with online social networking environments; demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communications. Strong interpersonal skills. Must be well organized; ability to take initiative and to work both autonomously and in a team. Ability to participate in weekend and evening events. Office management experience.
Internal Number: 76_208711
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.