Responsible for providing complex administrative support, project management, event production and office management duties in support of the Associate Dean for Innovation, Interdisciplinary Partnerships and Community Initiatives. The work of the Associate Dean for Innovation, Interdisciplinary Partnerships and Community Initiatives is to build strategic new partnerships and programs for the Institute aligned with the Breakthrough Plan https://peabody.jhu.edu/academics/breakthrough-curriculum/
This position involves both managing existing programs and processes as well as creating structure and project management for emerging initiatives. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a start-up environment as well as the more traditional arena of higher education. A high degree of professionalism in written and verbal communication and excellent customer service are required to interact with a wide variety of constituencies, both internal and external. Ability to take initiative, exercise judgement, multi-task, solve problems, and work both collaboratively and independently are essential. Will involve a variety of duties requiring initiative, high attention to detail including proofreading, maintenance of financial transactions and reconciliation of expenses.
Five years’ progressively responsible administrative, arts administration, or other related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience with handling projects and project management software
Five to ten years’ experience in an executive support position within higher education or arts administration strongly preferred.
Familiarity with traditional and emerging classical music markets and trends strongly preferred.
Experience with Blackboard and project management software strongly preferred
Event management or production experience preferred.
Knowledge of Peabody and JHU.
Experience using SAP
About Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mt Vernon Cultural District the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today through its degree granting Conservatory and its community based Preparatory, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Peabody is one of the nine divisions the comprise the Johns Hopkins University.