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Program Assistant
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Job ID 68028
Job Type Student Jobs
Employer University Musical Society
Date Posted Jul 25, 2022
Category Professional/Administrative
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Education Work-Study Student

DEPARTMENT: Education and Community Engagement

REPORTS TO: University Programs Manager


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


• Assist in planning and developing ECE artist residences and special programs and initiatives

• 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 preparing & executing ECE marketing mailings (letters, postcards, brochures, etc) and content generation for e-mail marketing pieces

• Provide on-site staffing at ECE events

• Help maintain departmental archives/databases (Event Statistics, Tessitura/TicketingSystem, 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

Job Requirements


• An interest in the performing arts or arts administration

• Evening and weekend availability to work on a regular basis.

• Strong writing and research skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Be reliable, flexible, self-motivated, and curious.

• This position routinely moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds across campus and various other locations for event needs.

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.

Available Openings 3
Hours 10.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $15.00/hour to $15.50/hour
Time Frame Fall/Winter
Contact Name Maddy Wildman
Contact Email
Work Location Ann Arbor Central Campus Location
Phone N/A
Fax N/A

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