Employment

Posting Date: 6/21/2022
Position: Saxophone Instructor, Jazz Studies Department
Job Term: Part Time
Compensation: Compensation will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: The position remains open until filled. Qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview.

About the Pasadena Conservatory of Music:
The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) provides opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to study, perform, and enjoy music. Founded in 1984, PCM is a nationally-accredited community music school that offers a wide range of programs, including individual and group instrumental instruction, music appreciation courses, master classes, summer camps, workshops, and concerts. More than 1,200 students attend PCM annually and over 3,000 students in the San Gabriel Valley benefit from its outreach programs.

To learn more about PCM, please visit pasadenaconservatory.org.

Job Description: PCM is looking for a qualified candidate to provide individual saxophone instruction to pre-collegiate students and adult amateurs following the PCM Jazz Studies department curriculum, calendar, guidelines, and policies.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Music (preferred)
  • At least two years of teaching experience
  • Active performer
  • A demonstrable commitment and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Strong pedagogical instincts

Additional Information: Covid-19 Safety: The candidate will be required to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as: two weeks after receiving a second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Read more about PCM’s Covid-19 Safety Protocols: https://pasadenaconservatory.org/covid-19-safety-protocols/

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commitment: As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. PCM is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective faculty, which in turn promotes an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Email resume to music@pasadenaconservatory.org. If available, include a video sample of individual and/or group teaching. No telephone inquiries, please.

Posting Date: 7/15/2022
Position: Clarinet Instructor, Winds, Brass, and Percussion Department
Job Term: Part Time
Compensation: Compensation will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: August 3, 2022

About the Pasadena Conservatory of Music:
The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) provides opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to study, perform, and enjoy music. Founded in 1984, PCM is a nationally-accredited community music school that offers a wide range of programs, including individual and group instrumental instruction, music appreciation courses, master classes, summer camps, workshops, and concerts. More than 1,200 students attend PCM annually and over 3,000 students in the San Gabriel Valley benefit from its outreach programs.

To learn more about PCM, please visit pasadenaconservatory.org.

Job Description: The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is accepting applications for a Clarinet Instructor. The Conservatory is looking for qualified candidates to provide instruction for classically oriented repertoire. PCM offers clarinet instruction in individual lesson formats for students ages 10 and older as well as for adult learners. Excellent communication skills, a demonstrable commitment and enthusiasm for teaching, as well as strong pedagogical instincts are required qualities.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Music or higher
  • At least two years of teaching experience
  • A demonstrable commitment and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Strong pedagogical instincts

Additional Information: Covid-19 Safety: The candidate will be required to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as: two weeks after receiving a second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Read more about PCM’s Covid-19 Safety Protocols: https://pasadenaconservatory.org/covid-19-safety-protocols/

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commitment: As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. PCM is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective faculty, which in turn promotes an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Email resume to music@pasadenaconservatory.org. If available, include a video sample of individual and/or group teaching. No telephone inquiries, please.

Posting Date: 7/15/2022
Position: Events Manager
Job Term: Full Time
Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes health and vacation benefits.
Application Deadline: The position remains open until filled. Qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview.

About the Pasadena Conservatory of Music:
Founded in 1984, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is a nationally-accredited, non-profit, community music school located in the heart of Pasadena. Our core purpose is to provide students of all ages and backgrounds opportunities to learn, perform and enjoy music. Over 1000 students of all ages are enrolled and participate in a wide variety of music instruction and music performance activities on campus. An additional 600 students are served through outreach programs in the community. Prior to the covid-19 related shut down PCM presented approximately 150 recitals, concerts, master classes, and events a year. PCM is an active and highly regarded participant in the cultural community of Pasadena, a city known for its concentration of outstanding arts and education institutions. For more information on the school, please visit www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

Job Description:
The goal of the position is to effectively manage public programming at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music to: ensure high production standards, foster community engagement, enhance the profile of the Conservatory, and support program development. The Event Manager is responsible for implementing and supervising PCM events on and off campus and virtual. The Event Manager works closely with the Director of Operations, the administrative team, department chairs, faculty and where applicable outside organizations and personnel. The purview of the Events Manager overlaps with other administrative positions and effective coordination is essential. The Event Manager will play a key role in supporting virtual options for select programs. The position is full-time with some evenings and weekend hours required. The Events Manager reports to the Director of Operations

Key Duties:

  • Scheduling events in the master calendar
  • Room/venue scheduling for regular, occasional, and rental activities (lessons, performances, etc)
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising stage managers and/or applicable event support staff/volunteers
  • Supervising event preparation, implementation and post-event clean up
  • Coordinating venue and event needs with Director of Operations
  • Ensuring appropriate signage for events (both PCM and non-PCM)
  • Providing event descriptions to marketing/communications staff
  • Managing rentals
  • Managing Barrett Hall and the Auditorium for PCM and non-PCM use
  • Managing PCM’s inventory of instruments and equipment
  • Ensuring ADA compliance at PCM events

Events that fall under the purview of the event manager include but are not limited to:

  • Ongoing instructional programs
  • Student and departmental recitals
  • Faculty concerts, guest artist concerts, masterclasses
  • Off-site PCM events
  • One-offs (lectures, workshops, etc)
  • ArtNight
  • Regular and occasional rental presentations

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher required, preferably in music
  • Experience managing events, in an educational setting strongly preferred
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience supervising subordinates

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of music and music education preferred
  • Ability to support and work with teams
  • Ability to manage support staff
  • Ability to solve problems and disposition to seek improvements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Well organized, self-motivated, goal oriented, flexible

Additional Information: Covid-19 Safety: The candidate will be required to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as: two weeks after receiving a second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Read more about PCM’s Covid-19 Safety Protocols: https://pasadenaconservatory.org/covid-19-safety-protocols/

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commitment: As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. PCM is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective staff, which in turn supports an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Email resume to music@pasadenaconservatory.org or send to: Job Search, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, 100 North Hill Avenue, Pasadena, California 91106. No telephone inquiries please.