EMPLOYMENT

Position Title: Percussion Coordinator

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Music Director

Location: AYSP Facility/Various Venues

If interested in applying, please email jobs@aysmusic.org.

I. POSITION FUNCTION SUMMARY

The Percussion Coordinator is a part-time, seasonal position and reports to the Music Director. The position is responsible for supporting the percussion sections in up to six AYSP ensembles. The Coordinator also serves as a representative of the Program in the community.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

  • Coordinate with conductors and Music Director to get lists of percussion needs for performances, and ensure that necessary percussion is available.
  • Coordinate the truck rental, transport, and loading/unloading of percussion equipment for each concert, adhering to guidelines and deadlines set by Music Director, including the Community Outreach Concert and any special events.
    • Percussion Coordinator dates for the 2022-2023 Season currently include the following:
      • Sunday November 13, 2022 – HS Fall Concert at Popejoy Hall (load-in date/time TBD, usually the Friday prior)
      • Saturday December 17, 2022 – Holiday Pops Concert at TBD location
      • Sunday April 30, 2023 – Finale Concert at Popejoy Hall (load-in date/time TBD, usually the Friday prior)

III. AUTHORITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

General: Position has limited authority to make decisions.

Budgetary/Financial & Equipment/Asset Accountability: Position has limited accountability for budgetary or financial decisions.

Supervisory Authority and Accountability: Position does not have management authority or responsibility.

IV. COORDINATES OR COOPERATES WITH

Internal

  • Work with administration on organizational issues and projects that have a significant impact on programming.
  • Respond to requests for information from administration.
  • Maintain harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships with administrative and artistic staff.

External

  • Foster positive, respectful relationships with volunteers, parents, and students.
  • Present a friendly, courteous image for the organization, the general public and constituents.

V. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with percussion equipment.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: Must have a current New Mexico driver’s license and have and maintain
an insurable driving record.

Travel Expenses: Travel expenses are not covered or reimbursed by AYSP.

VI. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Moderate physical demand is required to perform the work; an employee in this position must actively direct students, often while standing, and travels for school tours.

Mental Demand: Mid to high level of mental demand is required; thought process is characterized by its complexity as well as its frequency.

Environment/Working Conditions: Minimal hazardous conditions exist in the work environment.

VII. REMARKS

This position description is not all-inclusive of the duties to which the employee may be assigned. In order to ensure maximum flexibility and efficiency, employees will be assigned additional duties as are deemed necessary or desirable by the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program.

CONTACT US

Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program
4407 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
PO Box 30961
Albuquerque, NM 87190
505-875-1319