PER SESSION VACANCY CIRCULAR (VC) NOTICE # 164: Teacher (Program Manager, Salute To Music) - OASP

  • Posted Date: May 20, 2019 Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

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Salute to Music Program Manager

1 Position


Various rehearsal and performance sites citywide, including NYCDOE schools and concert halls affiliated with universities and/or cultural organizations


New York City Department of Education licensed and appointed teacher of music currently assigned as a teacher of instrumental and/or vocal music


  1. Holds active New York State teaching certification in music
  2. Minimum five years satisfactory experience coordinating NYCDOE high school- or middle school-level instrumental and/or vocal music programs and organizing performances
  3. Extensive knowledge of repertoire (ensemble, solo, and chamber) for chorus, concert band, jazz ensemble, and/or orchestra and associated instruments
  4. Extensive knowledge of pedagogy/rehearsal technique and instrument care and maintenance needed for instruments in concert band, jazz ensemble, and/or orchestra
  5. Extensive knowledge of DOE rules, regulations and standard operating procedures related to budget management, including purchasing, payroll, and building permit procedures
  6. Effective or Highly Effective ratings in Advance for the past three years while teaching in NYCDOE instrumental or choral music programs, high school- or middle school-level preferred
  7. History of demonstrated excellence in preparing students for high quality musical performances
  8. Ability to critically assess musical, organizational, and interpersonal challenges and identify and implement effective solutions
  9. Demonstrated evidence of strong leadership skills
  10. Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills (in speech and in writing)
  11. Documented record of excellent attendance and punctuality
  12. Proficiency using cloud-based Office 365 applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Forms
  13. Available to conduct weekly visits to Saturday rehearsal sites

Note: Applicants for per session employment who are not employed in the Department of Education’s regular school program or adult education program shall be considered for selection only if no qualified day school teacher or adult education employee is available.


  1. Work closely with Director of Music and Office of Arts and Special Projects to develop, implement and support program activities
  2. Create program budget and monitor expenditures; facilitate purchasing of equipment, supplies and services
  3. Hire and mentor program staff
  4. Coordinate all student recruitment activities and auditions
  5. Work with program staff to plan and oversee calendar of events and concert programs
  6. Initiate and monitor building permit process and serve as administrative liaison at rehearsal sites and concert venues
  7. Maintain schedule of weekly oversight visits to Saturday morning rehearsal sites
  8. Maintain and oversee Salute to Music faculty implementation of electronic emergency contact information system(s), electronic attendance system, and electronic sharing of rehearsal outlines via Office 365
  9. Manage and oversee all aspects of MetroCard ordering, distribution, and documentation
  10. Ensure real-time updating of online accountability/recordkeeping systems for Salute to Music per session usage, purchasing, and inventory (shared by/with Director of Music and select OASP staff)
  11. Prepare and submit payroll for program staff
  12. Maintain communication with student participants’ families, as needed
  13. Organize, oversee all aspects of dress rehearsals and concerts, e.g., hall quotes, tours, and reservations; venue logistics; preparation of schedules, concert programs, permission slips, concert narratives
  14. Ensure professional, timely reporting of incidents to Director of Music and perform all requested follow-up actions and communications while maintaining necessary confidentiality
  15. Carry out additional duties, as needed, for the efficient operation of the program


July 2019 through June 2020 – Saturday mornings and other weekday and weekend hours, as needed. Dates and times to be determined

Up to 400 hours total


As per Collective Bargaining Agreement or the most current contractual rate


Cover letter, resume, Application Form OP-175 (available in schools and DHR website), and a copy of your NYS Teaching license must be received on or before December 31, 2019.

Mail to:

Callie McGlone, Arts Program Manager

Office of Arts and Special Projects

4360 Broadway, 4th Floor

New York, New York 10033

Attention: Salute to Music Program manager

If you have questions concerning this advertisement e-mail Callie McGlone at


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An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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