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Posting ID : 2468
Apply By : 4/29/2013
Position Title : Co-ordinator: Auditions & Student Services
Department : Faculty of Music
Job Type : Full-time, Continuing
Campus : Waterloo
Reports To : Administrative Manager, Faculty of Music
Position Summary : This job exists to support student recruitment for the Faculty of Music, through the co-ordination of the auditions process, and to provide proscribed services for all music students. The incumbent plays a key role in ongoing successful student recruitment by developing, organizing and administering effective strategies, procedures, and materials for the auditions/admissions process, the organization of Orientation Week activities, and the preparation of concert schedules and programmes.
Accountabilities : • Co-ordinates all aspects of the audition process; develops, prepares, and distributes audition information packages and responds to enquiries regarding the audition requirements and procedures;
• Develops, co-ordinates and facilitates the transition to an online application and audition platform
• Manages live auditions, organizes student interviews and theory placement tests; arranges proctoring and marking of theory tests and hires students or others to proctor/mark theory tests and help with auditions;
• Organizes and administers Orientation Week activities;
• Co-ordinates Piano Facility requirements for students;
• Co-ordinates Ensemble Placement Auditions;
• Co-ordinates concerto competitions;
• Organizes and schedules Faculty of Music concerts;
• Prepares concert programmes while adhering to publication deadlines;
• Works closely with the Outreach and Student Recruitment Co-ordinator to identify performance and other opportunities for current students;
• Respond to internal and external requests for student performances;
• Performs maintenance and updates of the Faculty of Music sign;
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications : • Bachelor of Music Degree plus one (1) year related experience preferably in music or other performing arts environment;
• Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills;
• Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team;
• Proven ability to work under pressure, in a dynamic environment and meet rigid deadlines
• Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize work;
• Highly organized and detail oriented;
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including Excel.

Grade : WLUSA-06
Salary : $25.86-$30.43
Salary Notes : Hours of Work: The normal hours of the position are Monday to Friday, 25 hours per week. However, attendance at auditions may be necessary that will occur in the evenings and weekends when necessary, and flexibility of hours will be required

This position is currently under review.

Please Note :

This position is represented by the WLU Staff Association bargaining unit.


Please submit a cover letter and resume.



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