Artist Services, Outreach/Education, Production Services
4 Year Degree
NATURE OF WORK
The Production and Community Outreach Coordinator - Civic Music is a professional position responsible for the coordination and implementation of arts programs and events in the community. Job duties include, but are not limited to, serving as the production coordinator/stage manager for programs; the review and implementation of the provisions of contract riders and coordinator of program logistics; and the planning and supporting education and community outreach services including pursuing related revenue and grant generation opportunities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Support the presentation of music events/programs.
Review, negotiate if indicated, and implement requirements of technical and hospitality contract riders.
Advance events/programs and arrange guest artist transportation, accommodations, hospitality/catering, logistical and backline requirements; provide local ground transportation as required.
Establish and maintain relationships with production support entities (backline, stagehands, sound, lighting, staging, security, food & beverage, lodging, etc.) and arrange for equipment and services to be provided.
Manage professional services event budget.
Maintain department inventory of musical/production equipment.
Serve as back-up staff for Box Office-related business functions.
*Serve as production coordinator/stage manager for all programs.
Provide and/or arrange and supervise load in, set up, production, strike, and load out functions for all rehearsal, concert, and education/community outreach program services.
Manage and direct the work of production contractors.
Lead production meetings and call shows/stage manage as required.
Operate sound and lighting equipment as required.
*Support the Education/Community Outreach & Audience Development Program
Plan and implement education and outreach programs and services.
Research available grant opportunities; assist with the writing/preparation of grant applications as required.
Recruit and develop community/neighborhood partners and outreach service venues.
Establish and maintain relationships with local artists.
Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.
Education and Experience A bachelor's degree in technical theatre, arts management or related academic discipline and 1 year of experience as a sound/mixing engineer and/or lighting designer/operator is required.
Desirable Qualifications A master's degree in arts administration or related academic discipline A minimum of two (2) years' experience in event management, stage management, or concert production
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: concert production, outreach and audience development functions; computer operations, including Microsoft Office programs; customer relations skills.
Skill in: the set-up and operation of musical, sound and lighting equipment; the operation of computer programs and office equipment; and interpersonal relations.
Ability to: organize and carry through assigned tasks without direct supervision; communicate effectively with coworkers and public through various mediums; maintain composure in stressful situations; and follow written and verbal instructions.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represents the physical and environmental demands for this position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.
In consideration of the overall amount of physical effort required to perform the office work requirements of this position, the work is best described as Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
In consideration of the overall amount of physical effort required to perform field work requirements position, the work is best described as Medium/Light Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds infrequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Physical demands that may be required continuously (2/3 or more of the time), frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) are noted below:
Frequent demands: sitting, handling, fine dexterity, and/or simultaneous repetitive use of hands and fingers.
Sensory requirements necessary in the performance of the essential functions of this position include: sight, hearing, and touch.
Environmental conditions that may exist in the performance of the essential functions of this job include: Noise (need to shout in order to be heard) Vibration (exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body) Work outdoors (no effective protection from weather)
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary range is $64,786 to $76,221 with advancement to $91,464. Benefits package includes paid vacation, health insurance (both a base plan and a high-deductible plan are available), dental insurance, sick leave, flexible benefits program, and retirement (Social Security plus Public Employees Retirement Association, PERA). Employees may purchase Supplemental Life Insurance and Group Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance. Employees may participate in one of two available Deferred Compensation programs.
Internal Number: EXAM #20190026
About City of Rochester - Music Department
A unit of municipal government since 1936, the Music Department (also known as Riverside Concerts and/or Rochester Civic Music) programs the "Down by the Riverside" concert series, "Riverside Concerts Presents"/"Riverside Live!" concert series, and "World Music Concert Series." A new "forWARD Neighborhood Park Concerts" program is in development. The department's portfolio also includes several education and community outreach programs (Artists-in-the-Schools residencies, Rural Library Outreach program, World Music mini-residencies) and various Services-to-the-Field functions (music library, musical equipment rental program, community music).
Located in Southeast Minnesota, Rochester is Minnesota's third-largest city. Home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which draws more than 2 million people from around the globe annually, Rochester is consistently rated as one of the nation's best cities in which to live. Residents enjoy an outstanding economy as well as cultural amenities and educational opportunities far greater than one might expect in a city with a population of 115,000.