Jul 10, 2019

Program Manager - Los Angeles

  • Harmony Project
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Education (K-12)

Job Description

The ideal candidate will possess:

●      3-5 years previous experience in a similar position in the fields of youth development, music education and/or arts education administration.

●      A personal mission, vision and values that align with Harmony Project’s

●      A passion for social change, community empowerment and youth development

●      A deep knowledge of music, and preferably a degree in music performance, education or administration

●      Creativity, leadership and cooperation skills necessary to develop both a musical/artistic vision and sense of community at a site that has the buy-in of Teaching Artists, students, families and community partners

●      Superior written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well with diverse stakeholders at every level of the organization

●      Excellent organizational skills, the ability to smoothly juggle and prioritize multiple complex tasks, and to be able to responsibly delegate as needed to support staff.

●      A strong sense of humor and ability to gracefully handle stressful and sometimes troubling situations

●      Fluency in all Microsoft Office programs, prior experience using contact databases

●      Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred but not required

●      A driver’s license and proof of valid automobile insurance; flexible work schedule to include some weekends, weeknights, and holidays


The Program Manager is responsible for:

●      Overseeing all group and individual lessons and ensemble rehearsals at their site

●      All student administration at their site

●      Organizing and producing end of semester concerts and juries

●      Creating and overseeing annual budget for their site

●      Ensuring that students and teachers at their site adhere to all of Harmony Project’s policies

●      Communication with community and site partners

●      Creating and organizing special programming for parents

●      Being aware of extra-musical issues in the lives of the families they serve and referring students and families as needed to partner social service providers


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two current references to: olivia@harmony-project.org with Program Manager as the subject line.


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