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Assistant Director of Music Admissions

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The Juilliard School
New York, NY
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Publicado há 29 dias

The Assistant Director of Music Admissions is a newly created position that plays a key role in the management of the music application and audition processes, and in connecting with prospective Juilliard students. The Office of Admissions is looking for a strong communicator who values collaborating with a team of colleagues. We are looking for a candidate who thinks ahead, is energized by implementing change, and is excited to be an active partner to each member of the Office of Admissions team in the ongoing improvement and evolution of Juilliard admissions as a whole. A successful candidate for this position enjoys creative problem-solving and is consistent in relating admissions work to the mission and vision of the School. 

The Office of Admissions interfaces with the public regularly on campus and on recruiting trips. This position will travel frequently, for the most part in the fall each year. Most of the members of the Admissions Office are in the office full-time for the days leading up to auditions and decision release. This position would be expected to be in-person regularly due to the nature of connecting with prospective students and their families. A hybrid structure is possible in communication with other members of the Office of Admissions team during parts of the year. 

The Office of Admissions is headed by an Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and has two positions focused on admissions for Dance and Drama, two positions focused on Music admissions, a front desk position, and a position focused on enrollment management systems, in addition to a seasonal position that is filled from November to April. Each member of the team has expert knowledge in their area of work but is highly knowledgeable about the School as a whole. The Assistant Director of Music Admissions reports to the Director of Music Admissions. As a member of the Enrollment Management team, the Assistant Director of Music Admissions enthusiastically supports enrollment goals of talent, excellence, and diversity. 

The salary for this role is $56,000-58,000 per year. 


Working at Juilliard

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

Excellence and professionalism are important guides in how we go about our work, but we also connect to the mission as individuals in the workplace. We thrive because of our variety of backgrounds and our ability to be open and honest, and we also thrive because we enjoy each other’s company. We believe that each employee has the responsibility to help shape the Juilliard organizational culture, and we provide opportunities to participate in team-building throughout the year. Our organizational values focus on excellence, creative enterprise, and equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

We encourage you to read more about how we achieve our mission on our website,


Role Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment: Manage communications with prospective students, applicants, and their families, and represent Juilliard at college fairs, school visits, and organization presentations throughout the country, both in person and remotely. 
  • Auditions: Manage Juilliard’s auditions, including but not limited to confirming faculty availability, reserving rooms, processing faculty payments and travel reimbursements for music auditionees, scheduling auditions and the audition day events, arranging catering, recruiting and hiring student workers, managing audition materials, etc. 
  • Post-Auditions: Assist in the preparation, review, release of all admissions decisions for the college, and create experiences for admitted students that allow them to understand what Juilliard offers; Manage the transfer of electronic records and hard copy files of enrolled students to the Registrar’s Office. 
  • Databases and record-keeping: Consistently develop a high level of functionality in Slate and maintain accurate information on applicant records and within the database as well as on the Juilliard website.  
  • Other duties as assigned 


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in college admissions 
  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in the performing arts, particularly music 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) and the mission of The Juilliard School 
  • Goal-oriented, self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision; able to prioritize and balance ongoing projects independently 
  • Well-developed technical skills, including use of email, Word, spreadsheets, and databases, and openness to learning new technical skills, as needed  
  • Able to manage regular work during travel season, be comfortable with fully in-person work during certain times of the year, and have a flexible schedule during the audition season and decision releases 


Preferred Background:

  • Previous positions in college admissions for the performing arts 
  • Knowledge of the Technolutions Slate database 
  • Extensive knowledge of careers for young musicians 
  • Commitment to maintaining a professional appearance and behavior consistent with the values of Juilliard  
  • Cultural competency; respect and ease dealing with people from varied backgrounds, belief systems, and orientations 
  • Committed to awareness of the profession (admissions issues, recruitment strategies, best practices in higher education administration, etc.) and ready to participate in professional development activities when possible 


This description provides the key responsibilities and requirements of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as needed to meet The Juilliard School’s goals. 


Nondiscrimination Policy:

The Juilliard School is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its relations with its faculty, staff, students, and other members of the Juilliard community, and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, alienage, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, partnership status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy covers, but is not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, benefits, rates of pay and other forms of compensation as well as student admission, access, and treatment in school programs and activities.

The Assistant Director of Music Admissions is a newly created position that plays a key role in the management of the music application and audition processes, and in connecting with prospective Juilliard students. The Office of…

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