Divisional Music & Creative Arts Director

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area New York, NY

About the Job

Responsibilities + Work to ensure that the primary goal of all ministries conducted out of the Music and Creative Arts department are Christ centered, leading the program participants to a deeper relationship with Christ and aligns with our mission + Promote the advancement of Salvation Army music and creative arts by: + Oversee and give leadership to our music camps, summer conservatories, seminars and weekly music ministries + Oversee the training of leaders within each corps on how to begin and then sustain a music and creative arts program on the local level + Collaborate with local educational institutions throughout the division in hopes of exploring new avenues of ministry opportunities + Develop goals for the corps and division related to music and creative arts ministries and work with the music and creative arts staff to meet these goals. + Oversee the music and artistic ensembles and assign leadership to each of these groups. + Oversee divisional music and creative arts events each year: + Music & Creative Arts Camp + Junior Music & Creative Arts Conservatory + Senior Music & Creative Arts Conservatory + Divisional Star Search + Christmas Spectacular + Oversee and give guidance to divisional participation in the following territorial events: + Star Lake Musicamp + NYSB All Stars + Singing Stars + Rose Bowl Participation + Territorial Star Search + Territorial Arts Ministry Conservatory + Oversee and provide music and creative arts support for divisional events. + Youth Councils + Family Camp + Good Friday Service + Christmas Gala + SET/FET Events + Other events as requested + Implement an outcome based measurement tool to determine the musical progress of those in our music programs + Build relationships with the five Adult Rehabilitation Centers in the division in order to lend support related to music and creative arts when needed for events or ongoing ministry. + Oversee and develop plans for travelling ministry opportunities for the divisional music and creative arts ensembles (ministry weekends, mission trips etc). + Oversee the development and maintenance of the divisional music library and instrument resources + Oversee the development and maintenance of the divisional creative arts resources and props involved in the program + Develop a yearly calendar for creative arts and music ministries in coordination with the Secretary for Program + Regularly visit corps throughout the division to monitor both the music and creative arts program and the effectiveness of the music and creative arts staff + Serve on the faculty of Star Lake Musicamp or Territorial Arts Ministries Conservatory as requested + Teach students in two corps during the week + Oversee Music and Creative Arts department personnel and schedules + Perform yearly performance evaluations for each music and creative arts staff member + Create department budget and special events budgets for each event on the divisional music and creative arts calendar + Statistical recording and monthly statistical review of creative arts and music programs + Create any music and creative arts related reports required by DHQ administration + Coordinate with development department any opportunities to raise funds needed for music and creative arts events or ministry opportunities. + Responsible for the preparation of program-related logistics of the special events held within the division, such as: Communication to program participants Communication with all technical vendors Preparation of tech sheets Schedule and lead production meeting + Responsible for coordination of all onsite program-related logistics, such as: + Running sound checks + Calling the technical elements of the show + Instruction to production assistants + Briefing program participants + Participate in the development and creative process in planning special events + Assist with specific projects and events as need. + Work with the development department on annual fundraising events + Be the divisional liaison to the territorial music department + Be the divisional liaison to the territorial creative arts department + Serve on a variety of divisional and territorial committees + Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications + Must be a uniformed Salvationist in good standing + Must be willing to actively soldier at a corps in the Greater New York Division + Strong Christian testimony of faith and holiness as this is a ministry position + Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree + Proven experience in Salvation Army creative arts and music programming and leadership + Experience in supervising people and planning programs + Strong organization and communication skills + Strong computer skills Job ID2017-3961 CategoryMusic CompensationNegotiable TypeRegular Full-Time