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ADMINISTRATION & STAFF OPPORTUNITIES

FULL-TIME Community Engagement Manager

The Community Engagement Manager will work closely with the Director of Education and Branch Directors to build upon successful program development models and encourage student recruitment from within Settlement’s diverse communities and beyond Settlement in the greater Philadelphia region. The Manager will be responsible for building new partnerships and developing existing ones.  The Manager will have a specific focus on our Camden community as the Manager will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Camden Branch, student enrollment and community partnerships.

The Manager of Community Engagement reports to the Director of Education.  The Manager will work primarily out of Settlement’s Central Office, and when the Camden Branch is in session (Monday and Wednesday late afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings/early afternoons during the school year), he/she will work at the Camden Branch.

Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Education and the Branch Directors to build upon and develop community relationships that impact student recruitment at all branches
  • Complete and review all related service contracts; oversee implementation and evaluation of community partnerships
  • Oversee administrative duties and community relationships at the Camden Branch of Settlement Music School
  • Work closely with the Director of Education on enrollment, faculty and programming responsibilities at the branch
  • Assist the Director of Education in School-wide initiatives as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience in fields such as the arts, youth program development and/or community engagement
  • Knowledge in the field of community arts education
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Able to think strategically and creatively
  • Finds working collaboratively inspiring and motivating
  • Able to serve as an outstanding advocate for Settlement’s mission
  • Spanish fluency is a plus

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. The candidate must have an automobile and be able to work flexible evening and weekend hours.

Please send cover letter and resume by email only to: Karin Orenstein, Director of Education, karin.orenstein@settlementmusic.org.

Settlement Music School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position. 

FULL-TIME Office Receptionist - Germantown Branch

Settlement is looking for a year-round receptionist at our Germantown Branch. The receptionist is the first to greet our students, parents, and faculty and must provide exemplary customer service. They must also be able to direct patrons to appropriate areas of the branch and/or notify appropriate staff or faculty of visitor arrivals. Further, the receptionist maintains a working knowledge of branch offerings and programs and answers questions as needed.

Other Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

  • Answers telephone promptly and professionally and routes calls to the appropriate person. They also take and distribute messages as needed.
  • Process accurate tuition and registration payments through the school’s management system and distribute receipts as needed.
  • Manage registration schedules for Branch Director and Branch Coordinator.
  • Attend meetings, both on-site and offsite as requested.
  • Assist on other projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Candidates shall preferably have 1-3 years experience in a professional office setting. The successful candidate will be detail oriented and have the ability to think strategically and work collaboratively. They must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, especially Word and Excel. They should also have excellent reading, writing, conversation, and telephone skills. Lastly, they must have the ability and willingness to work with and help people of all ages and background. 

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements by email only to: Danielle Marone, HR, Benefits, & Compliance Associate at Danielle.marone@settlementmusic.org. No phone calls please. 

Settlement Music School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position. 

Maintenance/Security - Wynnefield Branch

Specific Responsibilities for this position include:

-          Clean and service restrooms;

-          Sweeps, vacuums and mops stairways, hallway and lobby floors;

-          Gather and dispose of rubbish and waste materials;

-          Operation of security and fire alarm systems;

-          Secure building;

-          Cleans grounds and parking lot of litter, glass or other debris;

-          Observes appearances and conditions of premises and equipment; reports needed repairs, safety hazards, or conditions requiring outside vendor services to branch director                 and/or facilities manager

Qualifications:

-          Knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools and equipment used to clean buildings and furniture;

-          Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules

-          Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment and supplies such as vacuum cleaners, cleaning compounds and solutions;

-          Ability to follow instructions;

-          Ability to lift 40 pounds;

-          Candidates must have reliable transportation for travel between other Branches as needed; specifically the Mary Louis Curtis Branch at 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA 19147

-          Interviewed candidates must pass state and federal criminal background check and PA Child Abuse History Clearances.

Physical Requirements:

-          The job duties require an employee to bend, reach and stand for extended periods.

Education & Experience

-          No specific amount of formal education is required.

-          Minimum 3 years of related work experience

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Attention:  Danielle Marone; HR, Benefits & Compliance Associate

416 Queen Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

215-551-0483 (fax)

danielle.marone@settlementmusic.org

www.settlementmusic.org

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Settlement Music School welcomes resumes and letters of interest from qualified teachers seeking employment in the core program of afternoon, evening and Saturday instruction or in various daytime programs that the School offers.

In general, Settlement employs fully credentialed and experienced specialist teachers. Settlement gives preference to candidates willing to work at multiple locations and interested in making a significant commitment of time to their teaching at Settlement.

To apply, please email a brief resume and cover letter to Helen Eaton, CEO.

The CEO hires faculty for all locations. Please do not telephone.

Current Areas of Need

  • Piano Instruction
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in piano.
  • Jazz Piano Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in jazz music or jazz education from an accredited institution with a concentration in piano
  • Early Childhood Classroom Instruction

    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music education or early childhood education from an accredited institution with a concentration in piano or guitar. Includes instruction for Children's Music Playshop (ages 6 months to 3 years) and Children's Music Workshop (ages 3 to 9 years)  

Additional Openings

  • Bassoon Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in bassoon.
  • Cello Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in cello.
  • Flute Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in flute.
  • Guitar Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in guitar.
  • String Orchestra Conductor
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a concentration in a string instrument and with experience in ensemble conducting.
  • Viola Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in viola
  • Violin Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in violin.

Additionally, Settlement is always accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Dance (Ballet) and Creative Movement
  • Early Childhood Education

Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in the instrument they seek to teach. Settlement generally gives preference to candidates with advanced degrees and specific studio teaching experience.