The position of Music Education Specialist is designed to identify, train and provide resources to support the mission and vision of The Salvation Army through music ministry.
This position will strive to enhance music and fine arts ministry through the development and training of vocal, keyboard and instrumental music programs, utilizing the respective Music Arts Proficiency (MAP)
The Music Education Specialist will be instrumental in the establishment and evaluation of effective music and fine arts outreach and ministry activities for the Ray & Joan Kroc Centers in the Central Territory.
Bachelor’s degree in music education required. Master’s degree in related music field preferred
Minimum of four years related teaching and experience including being an active Salvationist musician and corps music leader. Experience with professional music and other performing arts organizations also preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Piano performance and instruction skills
Knowledge of piano, children’s and youth choral music and pedagogy resources
Ability to relate well to others and to deal with a variety of situations and personalities – frequently in a multi-generational context
Experience in organizing and production of other fine arts programs including, but not exclusive to drama and dance
Good listening skills
Excellent communication skills required for public speaking and instruction in conference, classroom and rehearsal contexts
Excellent research and organizational skills
Working knowledge of computers (Word, Lotus Notes, & music education software)
Ability to write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication within The Salvation Army as well as the academic community and general public.