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Manager, Learning and Engagement Programs

Weill Music Institute
Reports To:
Assistant Director, Learning and Engagement Programs
Full Time
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For more than a century, New York City's Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance. Its walls have echoed with applause for the world's outstanding classical music artists, as they have for the greatest popular musicians and many prominent dancers, authors, social crusaders, and world figures who have appeared on its stages. Today, the venue remains a preeminent concert hall and a vital, active cultural destination for performers and audiences.

The Manager, Learning & Engagement Programs is responsible for the day-to-day program management of Music Educators Workshop, Summer Music Educators Workshop, and PlayUSA. With guidance from the Assistant Director of Learning & Engagement Programs, this position is responsible for coordinating aspects of programming including:

  • Manage Music Educators Workshop (MEW) programming for New York City area teachers, including monthly training workshops, school observations and intervisitations, faculty meetings, and internal program planning and evaluation
  • Provide support for Summer Music Educators Workshop (SMEW) planning and execution, including curriculum development, faculty recruitment, scheduling, and production support
  • Facilitate the PlayUSA grant proposal process including management of the online application platform, consultation and support for prospective grantees, contracting and supporting a panel of external reviewers, and acting as a main point of contact for all interested organizations
  • Collaborate with WMI’s Educational Media and Technology team in the creation and curation of online digital resources for music educators developed from PlayUSA, MEW and SMEW content
  • Provide ongoing support and consultation for partner organizations and educators in the creation and expansion of music instruction programs in the areas of: program administration, curriculum development, instructional best practices, professional development, evaluation, etc.
  • Manage program budgets, including the distribution of grants to partner organizations
  • Manage the tracking of program communication and operations through the Tessitura platform
  • Collaborate with Carnegie Hall Development staff in the management of PlayUSA grants and other grant reporting
  • Represent Carnegie Hall and WMI internally and in the field, including at conferences and PlayUSA network gatherings
  • Strong background in music and/or education required
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience
    Familiarity with trends in music learning and instructional practice in school and community music program settings
  • Familiarity with and/or interest in educational technology and online learning
  • Passion for teacher training and working with educators
  • Creative, detail oriented, excellent organizational and management skills, and ability to self-manage, multi-task, adapt, and communicate in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent verbal, writing, editing, and proof-reading skills
  • Outstanding collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Tessitura, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Word
  • Team player who is reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends

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Carnegie Hall
Human Resources Department
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019–3219

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