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Program Assistant
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Job ID 4039
Job Funding Source Work-Study
Employer University Musical Society
Category Professional/Administrative
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Education Work-Study Student

DEPARTMENT: Education and Community Engagement REPORTS TO: Campus Engagement Specialist SUMMARY

DESCRIPTION: Students will work with the Education and Community
Engagement (ECE) staff on a range of projects involving the planning and production of over
100 learning events per season (master classes, workshops, artist meet-&-greets, youth
performances, receptions, and meetings).  

PRIMARY DUTIES: Research and development content for UMS Learning Guides
• Provide on-site staffing at ECE events
• Assist with pre-event logistics (prepare materials; transport artists, presenters, and
supplies to events) and assist with post-event logistics (payment processing, follow-up
communication and correspondence)
• Assist in planning and developing ECE artist residences and special programs and
initiatives
• Assist in preparing & executing ECE marketing mailings (letters, postcards, brochures, etc)
and content generation for e-mail marketing pieces
• Help maintain departmental archives/databases (Event Statistics, Tessitura/Ticketing
System, Feedback and Research Files, Program Evaluations)
• Assist in responding to internal and external requests of the ECE Department
• Whenever possible, special projects (including producing an event) will be assigned that
reflect personal interests and career goals?

Educational Value

Provides experience to students who have an interest in the related fields of arts administration. All student workers make a commitment to work an average of ten hours per week. Student workers will receive valuable experience and contacts in many fields of the performing arts, and tickets to most UMS performances.

Job Requirements

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS: Have an interest in the performing arts or arts administration
• Have evening and weekend availability to work on a regular basis.
• Have strong writing and research skills
• Have strong interpersonal skills and willingness to work with diverse communities
• Be reliable, flexible, self-motivated, and meticulous
• This position routinely moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds
across campus and various other locations for event needs.

Hourly Rate $9.25/hour, $0.50 raises every year
Hours 10.0 hours per week
Time Frame Fall/Winter
Start Date September
End Date End of Academic Year
Primary Contact Shannon Kathleen Fitzsimons
Primary Contact's Email N/A
Supervisor Shannon Fitzsimons
Work Location Liberty Centre Building 520 E. Liberty Ann Arbor Central Campus Area
Phone N/A
Fax N/A