Faculty and Staff Positions

Director of Music Events

The Director of Music Events works directly with the dean of the School of Music to oversee the planning, scheduling, and coordination of all activities related to music events. Other responsibilities include special project assignments such as oversight of the School of Music calendar, handbook, and catalog revisions. This person must be well organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of working in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee coordination, production, and dissemination of School of Music (SOM) calendar and synchronization of events with the university website calendar
  • Coordinate the disbursement of information regarding music events through the Office of Public Information and email correspondence
  • Oversee student recital application and approval process
  • Oversee details of planning, promoting, and hosting SOM Performing Arts Concert Series performances including contract fulfillment, travel, hospitality, and accommodations
  • Assist in promoting and hosting the Presidential Concert Series performances as directed by the president’s office
  • Schedule performance venues, along with appropriate technical and service personnel, for all SOM events
  • Prepare and arrange printing of programs for all concerts and recitals
  • Secure and manage box office and box office personnel for ticketed music events
  • Serve as the SOM representative at select concerts and recitals
  • Maintain archives of concert programs and video recordings
  • Assist in hosting of large group events such as Lee University Honor Choir, Honor Band, music conferences, and other promotional events
  • Oversee arrangements for catering and decorations for special SOM events
  • Coordinate the maintenance of pianos with the faculty keyboard coordinator, including regular tunings, concert tunings, and instrument moves
  • Supervise student workers for SOM events, box office, and general office assistance

Qualifications

  • Presents a professional appearance and attitude that is positive, respectful, and flexible
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and harmonious working relationships with a variety of faculty, staff, and student constituencies
  • Ability to accomplish complex tasks, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a heavily scheduled event calendar calmly and professionally
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills
  • Maintains confidentiality with faculty and student records
  • Demonstrates computer literacy with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to learn and gain proficiency with university software programs
  • Ability to input and keep accurate records, compose timely reports, and ensure reliability and completeness of information

Education and Experience

The Director of Music Events should have experience in an administrative office, preferably in an academic setting, and knowledge relating to music performance and concert management. A bachelor’s degree preferred.

Resumes and cover letter can be sent electronically to Debby Bell at dbell@leeuniversity.edu.