SACRA/PROFANA – Education Programs Coordinator Job Description
Our mission is to enhance the cultural life of Southern California by cultivating and promoting the art of choral singing throughout our communities. SACRA/PROFANA is committed to awakening and nurturing enthusiasm for the choral art, through vibrant performances and focused outreach. While adhering to the highest artistic standards, we recognize the need for programming that is both accessible and compelling, and offers a rewarding, entertaining experience for concertgoers of all backgrounds.
i. General purpose
To design and administer all education outreach and inreach programs in support of SACRA/PROFANA’s mission. This includes both SACRA/PROFANA-produced programs and in-school residencies.
ii. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Design, staff, organize, and administer education programs and outreach
Communicate and collaborate with local music educators
Work collaboratively with SACRA/PROFANA Marketing/PR Manager on marketing/publicity for education outreach
Train SACRA/PROFANA core singers in education, providing tools to help them become better educators
Teach/direct high school or middle school students in sectionals or as a group
Administer, manage, plan, and organize the SACRA/PROFANA Summer Choral Intensive week
Attend local arts educators conferences representing SACRA/PROFANA
Estimated hours/week: 3-4 daytime hours (in-school residencies), 3-4 evening hours (e-mails/communication). Hours increase during summer program registration to 10-15 hours/week (school visits, e-mail communications, administration). Hours are full time during the one-week Summer Choral Intensive program.
iii. Education and Experience
Must have a strong background in Music Education
Unique and creative visions for new programs
Strong rapport with high school students and educators
iv. Key Competencies
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Leadership skills necessary, strong work ethic
The ability to work well on a team
Reports to the Executive Director
Compensation is negotiable depending on the programs developed.
This position is an independent contractor and does not provide benefits. Interested candidates should forward a resume and letter of interest to Karl Bunker (firstname.lastname@example.org), SACRA/PROFANA Education Committee Chair.