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Music Lesson Coordinator

Amherst College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Music Lesson Coordinator

Amherst Campus
Part Time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Music Lesson Coordinator position. The Music Lesson Coordinator is a part-time, casual position, without benefits, starting at $20.00/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The music lesson coordinator serves as the administrator of the music lessons program, helping with the hiring of a diverse group of lesson instructors, with the integration of instructors into the College's practices, and with building community among the instructors. They serve as the primary link among the instructors, the students and the Music Department faculty at large.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Administers searches for instructors; onboards new instructors; communicates with instructors about departmental policies and procedures; works with Academic Department Coordinator (ADC) to administer payment to instructors; administers professional development activities for instructors
  • Serves as roster manager for music lesson (MUSL) courses; administers schedules for individual instructors; schedules rooms for instruction and practice in consultation with the ADC; keeps enrollment records
  • Communicates with students about lesson policies, studio assignments, and other information for MUSL courses
  • Monitors student progress in MUSL courses and ensures students are receiving appropriate support and resources; administers grades for MUSL courses


  • An understanding of music lesson pedagogy
  • A commitment to undergraduates and undergraduate education
  • A commitment to a respectful and inclusive work environment
  • Communication skills
  • Administrative skills

  • Bachelor's degree in music

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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