Title: YOLA at HOLA Associate Program Director
Department: HOLA Music Department
Reports to: YOLA at HOLA and Music Director
Status: Full Time Exempt Position
Weekly Hours: Summer: Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30pm
August-May: Tuesday-Friday 11:30-7:30PM, Saturday 8:30-4:30PM
Start Date: July 1, 2017
Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.
Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) is the Los Angeles Philharmonic's initiative, supported by a network of stakeholders, to provide access to exceptional instrumental and orchestral education in order to promote youth development. Central to YOLA is the LA Phil's plan to build, with community partners, youth orchestras in underserved communities throughout Los Angeles.
The YOLA at HOLA Associate Program Director reports to and works collaboratively with the YOLA at HOLA and Music Director in managing and supporting the YOLA at HOLA faculty, HOLA Music faculty and upholding the HOLA community and philosophy.
The YOLA at HOLA Associate Program Director works closely with the YOLA at HOLA and Music Director to support the development and implementation of program schedules, reports, and strategic plans. The APD will take primary responsibility for developing and implementing logistics for YOLA at HOLA concerts and performance opportunities, and assigning staff responsibilities during these events. The APD is responsible for maintaining all databases of student information, overseeing program enrollment, and creating effective systems for storing and reporting program information. They will take the lead in external program communications, and oversee the creation of communication materials, as well as act as parent/community liaison. The APD will play a vital role in developing community partnerships, working closely with the HOLA Music Studios Coordinator to identify concert venues and collaboration opportunities to improve the music department programs. The manager also supports the hiring and training process of faculty and new administrative staff.
The YOLA at HOLA Associate Program Director may be responsible for supervising Music Department staff as it pertains to daily communication, substitute requests, programmatic schedule, completing time sheets, submitting attendance data, and tracking instrument inventories. In the event of the Music Director’s absence, the APD will assume the responsibilities of running the YOLA at HOLA program and supervising music faculty.
Other duties include tracking and purchasing administrative/classroom needs; overseeing volunteers; creating and implementing tools for program evaluation; recruiting new students; coordinating daily classroom, ensemble and special event set up and break down; other duties and special projects as assigned.
Responsibilities will include:
TA Support & Supervision
Program Development & Implementation
Student Support & Engagement
Parent Engagement & Communications
Interested and qualified candidates, please apply by Thursday, June 1, 2017. Please send resume and cover letter to:
Monique Van Willingh
HOLA Music Director
HOLA is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.