Temporary Berklee on the Road Assistant - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the assistant director for global initiatives for Berklee on the Road (BOR) and assistant director of global initiatives for Berklee Latino (BL), this position will have responsibilities to support the daily operations of the BOR and BL application processes, and provide customer service and applicant advising relevant to the application process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform the daily download and processing of applications for GI programs.
  • Perform regular maintenance of records in the FileMaker Pro database system, reconciling data across all departmental platforms, and providing reporting as requested.
  • Consistently monitor the BOR and BL email accounts, in consultation with the appropriate GI staff.
  • Answer inquiries about the BOR and BL programs both verbally and in writing using clear and professional language. For bilingual candidates, this may include providing English/Spanish translations as needed
  • Maintain a high level of communication with the supervisors to obtain project specifications and expectations, and provide deliverable deadlines.
  • The temporary assistant may be asked to instruct staff in systems and software use and develop instructional documentation for systems users; to support the office of global initiatives’ front line reception; or to perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Qualified candidates will have experience that shows they have strong interpersonal skills and are motivated, highly organized, attentive to detail, sensitive to confidential information, mature, and responsible. Additionally, candidates will have a demonstrated background in Macintosh desktop and cloud-based publishing tools; and systems such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Filemaker Pro, and Mail.

Demonstrated capacity to develop & maintain effective working relationships with individuals & organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives & experiences.


English (required) and Spanish (strongly preferred).

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s of Music or knowledge of contemporary music preferred.
  • Strong proficiency with technological systems, including web-based interfaces and database management.
  • Knowledge of applications of technology in support of educational program development, or in a higher education or music education setting.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Fluent written, verbal, and editing skills in English, and preferably in Spanish.

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Temporary Berklee on the Road Assistant
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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