Music City SF is currently seeking a Director of Education Programs to join our team and drive our developing education project!
Music City Hit Factory is a project dedicated to serving the needs of our musician, artist and student customers at 1353 Bush Street in San Francisco. We are currently renovating 18,000 square feet of space to become a dynamic performance training facility including multiple performance venues, 19 rehearsal studios, classrooms, and historical exhibits with a built-in restaurant and liquor bar. Our project also operates a 36 room residential hotel in the top two floors of the same building. Prior to our closure in November of 2019, Music City Rehearsal provided affordable rehearsal space for over 2,000 local musicians per month. Music City Artist Development, our education program, will operate alongside Music City Rehearsal in our redesigned facility.
This is a full-time, salaried position. The Director will be responsible for establishing new music programs and acting as their primary day-to-day manager once launched. They will coordinate with the Owner and General Manager on project goals, as well as the Music City Rehearsal studio manager for daily operation. Please see full requirements below.
The ideal candidate:
-Creative and motivated in the area of music instruction and facilitation
-Has moved or desires to move beyond instruction and into designing their own program
-Excellent business communication skills in person and via email
-Loves working with artists of all ages
-Forward thinking and diverse with an understanding of the music and arts scene
-Committed to building creative culture in San Francisco at a grassroots level
The hired candidate will report to the General Manager in collaboration with the Owner.
-Devise and establish an array of education programs which align with the mission of the business
-Create a business plan including pricing and staffing for those programs
-Serve as primary supervisor for all music instructors (to be hired)
-Plan and maintain daily class schedules
-Communicate with customers, instructors, and other members of our community
-Accurately track and report progress through reports and documents
-Document and address student feedback
-Attend company events and promotions on- and off-site
-Serve as last-resort backup for no-show instructors
Education and Experience:
-College degree required; post-graduate degree even better
-Experience with music education
-Familiarity with music administration and music education at all levels
-True knowledge of music industry locally and nationwide
Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to use Google Docs, Microsoft Office, email, etc.
-Knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media platforms
-Organizational and networking abilities
-Multi-lingual a plus!
**All candidates subject to credit and criminal background screening upon job offer**