Director of Education and Community Engagement

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2021-11-30
  • Organization: Flint Institute of Music
  • Organization Type: Performance/Presenting Facility
  • Career Type: Arts, Culture Non-Profit Administrator
  • Grant / Salary: $55K-$75K DOE with benefits
  • Location: Flint, MI
  • Primary Discipline: Music
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

The Opportunity
This is an exciting time to work at the Flint Institute of Music (FIM). FIM is experiencing significant growth and structural change that will create a more impactful and engaged community cultural destination for the people of Flint and Genesee County.

If you are an arts education / community engagement professional seeking an opportunity to be part of a mission-driven organization in the arts and culture sector, this could be a great place for you.

As one of several new senior management positions created to better serve the community, the Director of Education and Community Engagement will have an opportunity to shape a new department dedicated to strengthening the relationships between Flint and Genesee County communities and the Flint Institute of Music.

The Education and Community Engagement Department is charged with achieving the broadest possible public involvement and engagement with all programs, performances, and opportunities to participate in the offerings of the Flint Institute of Music.

The Position
Reporting to the Vice President, Artistic and Community Programs, the person in this full-time, exempt position will play a key role in FIM’s ability to fully realize its potential for community and educational impact through the new integrated organizational model designed to facilitate interdivisional collaboration.

With a staff of two, Education Coordinator and Community Partnerships Coordinator, the Director of Education and Community Engagement produces and presents interactive and educational programs that bring FIM’s mission to life for all its patrons and those in the surrounding community. The exemplary candidate for this position is one who can share with us their vision for providing accessible and equitable opportunities for all, while continuing to expand programming across FIM to connect with and engage the community in an authentic and meaningful way.

The successful candidate will be a thoughtful, confident leader and manager of FIM’s educational and community programs, a connector who is highly skilled at building and managing relationships with a broad range of people and personalities both within the organization and with the community at large. They will have substantial experience creating educational performing arts programs and curriculum for both community- and school-based settings.

Moreover, they will find themselves excited about the role that they will play in the development and implementation of cross-disciplinary programs that engage, educate, and inspire audiences of all ages.