Assistant Dean for Orchestral Studies – The Juilliard School New York City, New York

Assistant Dean for Orchestral Studies – The Juilliard School
New York City, New York

The Assistant Dean for Orchestral Studies oversees all administrative and pedagogical functions of the Juilliard Orchestral program with the goal of providing students with top-tier orchestral training and professional-level performance experiences.

Coordinates all artistic and educational planning for the Juilliard Orchestra, Juilliard Chamber Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, AXIOM and New Juilliard Ensembles, including concert and rehearsal scheduling, guest artist engagement/contracting, and programming

As the teacher of record, provides advisement, assesses performance, tracks ensemble assignments, and assigns grades for students enrolled in Juilliard Orchestra

Oversees staff devoted to supporting the artistic and educational development of orchestral students including the Director of Orchestral and Ensemble Operations, Director of Orchestral Personnel, Principal Orchestra Librarian, and Orchestral Management Intern

Works closely with Director of Orchestral Personnel on personnel-related assignments and student-related issues

Works closely with Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies, Conducting Department Coordinator, and Director of the Music Division to administer conducting program and the Lab Orchestra Manages schedule of Juilliard activities for Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies

Works closely with Concert Office and Director of the Music Division to oversee concerto competitions

Liaises with other departments about cross-departmental collaborations, including regular opera and Dance Division performances, as well as special events with Chamber Music, Historical Performance, Jazz, and Drama departments

Oversees and serves in rotation of staffing for all orchestral events

Acts as liaison with guest conductors and their management, communications office, and concert office

Engages assistant and preparatory conductors for all orchestral projects

Engages faculty and guest artists as sectional coaches and placement audition judges

Manages budgets for guest conductors, assistant conductors, work study, and extra personnel

Serves on Scholastic Standing, Professional Leave Panel, Financial Aid Committees, and President’s Administrative Council

Degree in music performance, history, or education; advanced degree (M.M., M.A. or higher) preferred

Substantial experience in orchestral administration and management

Extensive knowledge of orchestral repertoire

Experience in management and tracking of complex departmental budgets

Exceptional communication, organizational and management skills

Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Previous faculty experience at performing arts conservatory or university music program preferred

Previous experience in the management of orchestral programs at an educational institution helpful
he Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School’s administration.

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