Employment Opportunities

 

Employment

 

Facilities Assistant – Part Time

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization providing live entertainment and arts education in a historic building. With a $20 million building expansion underway, the Basie footprint continues to grow. We are looking to hire a seasoned Maintenance Assistant to join our team and be part of this exciting time! This is a part time position with the potential to grow into a full time opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine building maintenance duties, including carpentry, painting, minor electrical repairs, and plumbing
  • Inspect all campus spaces daily to identify any problems or improvements needed
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations
  • Maintain in good working order on site appliances and equipment
  • Respond to employee requests for maintenance services
  • Assist custodial staff in general maintenance and cleaning of offices and theater as needed
  • Ensure the sidewalks are free from litter and debris

REQUIREMENTS:

  • General building knowledge with experience in carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical
  • Excellent ability with common hand and power tools
  • Familiarity with corporate or institutional layouts and infrastructure
  • Ability to communicate well with property management and maintenance staff
  • Willingness to uphold company standards for safety and efficiency
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend, kneel, stoop, climb ladders and lift 50 lbs.
  • Schedule flexibility, may include occasional weekend

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes to akeenan@thebasie.org.

No phone calls, please — candidates whose experience meets our needs will be contacted directly.

 


 

Part-Time Piano Instructor – Monmouth Conservatory

The historic Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ is seeking a part time Piano Instructor to work at its renowned Monmouth Conservatory.

This ideal candidate is responsible for teaching private lessons in piano to students of all ages and abilities. The ability to teach piano to beginning students is necessary. This individual must show organizational skills and an ability to effectively communicate with students and staff.

The candidate will teach private lessons while incorporating elements of music theory, aural skills, practical technique, ear training, instrumental technique, and interpretation; work with administration on lesson scheduling, and attend scheduled staff meetings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music education or performance or equivalent experience. We require that all employees submit to and clear a fingerprint and background check.

This is a part-time, hourly position and does not provide benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Candidates must furnish a complete resume, along with a cover letter summarizing their desire to work for the Basie and the famed Monmouth Conservatory. These materials should describe previous teaching and performing experiences in all art forms, ages and levels, in private or public studios or schools. Candidates should also list experience with English Language Learners or students with special needs.

Please submit materials to conservatory@thebasie.org. No phone calls, please — candidates whose experience meets our needs will be contacted directly.

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Count Basie Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual or affectational preference, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or domestic status, veteran status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all employment actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination, and job-related social or recreational programs.

 


 

Part-Time Violin / Viola Instructor – Monmouth Conservatory

The historic Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ is seeking a part time Violin / Viola Instructor to work at its renowned Monmouth Conservatory.

This ideal candidate is responsible for teaching private lessons in violin/viola to students of all ages and abilities. The ability to teach violin and viola to beginning students is necessary. This individual must show organizational skills and an ability to effectively communicate with students and staff.

The candidate will teach private violin/viola lessons while incorporating elements of music theory, aural skills, practical technique, ear training, instrumental technique, and interpretation; assist students during ensemble rehearsals; work with administration on lesson scheduling and attend scheduled staff meetings. Knowledge of either Suzuki Method or Dalcroze Eurythmics a plus.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music education or performance or equivalent experience. We require that all employees submit to and clear a fingerprint and background check.

This is a part-time, hourly position and does not provide benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Candidates must furnish a complete resume, along with a cover letter summarizing their desire to work for the Basie and the famed Monmouth Conservatory. These materials should describe previous teaching and performing experiences in all art forms, ages and levels, in private or public studios or schools. Candidates should also list experience with English Language Learners or students with special needs.

Please submit materials to education@thebasie.org. No phone calls, please — candidates whose experience meets our needs will be contacted directly.

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Count Basie Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual or affectational preference, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or domestic status, veteran status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all employment actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination, and job-related social or recreational programs.

 


 

Part-Time Cello Instructor – Monmouth Conservatory

The historic Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ is seeking a part time Cello Instructor to work at its renowned Monmouth Conservatory.

This ideal candidate is responsible for teaching private lessons in cello to students of all ages and abilities. The ability to teach cello to beginning students is necessary. This individual must show organizational skills and an ability to effectively communicate with students and staff.

The candidate will teach private cello lessons while incorporating elements of music theory, aural skills, practical technique, ear training, instrumental technique, and interpretation; assist students during ensemble rehearsals; work with administration on lesson scheduling and attend scheduled staff meetings. Knowledge of either Suzuki Method or Dalcroze Eurythmics a plus

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music education or performance or equivalent experience. We require that all employees submit to and clear a fingerprint and background check.
This is a part-time, hourly position and does not provide benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Candidates must furnish a complete resume, along with a cover letter summarizing their desire to work for the Basie and the famed Monmouth Conservatory. These materials should describe previous teaching and performing experiences in all art forms, ages and levels, in private or public studios or schools. Candidates should also list experience with English Language Learners or students with special needs.

Please submit materials to education@thebasie.org. No phone calls, please — candidates whose experience meets our needs will be contacted directly.

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Count Basie Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual or affectational preference, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or domestic status, veteran status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all employment actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination, and job-related social or recreational programs.

 


 

Teaching Artists (Part Time)

The Count Basie Center for the Arts Education and Outreach program is currently seeking qualified and versatile teaching artists to join an our expanding programs, plus an initiative for the 2017-2018 school year serving Monmouth and Ocean County students. At this time, targeted grades are 4th through 8th.

We seek candidates specializing in various genres, including but not limited to dance, hip-hop, cultural dance forms, creative dance and movement,  poetry, acting, improv, voice and speech, creative drama, reader’s theater, musical theater, vocal, choir and instrumental instruction, drumming, Capoeira, Zumba and more.

Qualifications:
• Degree in your art form(s) preferred but not required
• At least 2 years of teaching artist experience within a diverse age group and educational settings
• Exceptional knowledge of content in your arts genre
• Strong communication skills
• Classroom management skills
• The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for arts education and is able to commit to the duration of a program (September – June) while maintaining a consistent schedule.

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Application should include the following:

• Complete resume
• Cover letter summarizing your desire to work for Count Basie Center for the Arts’ Education & Outreach Program and reflecting on your personal philosophy and approach to teaching the arts. Be sure to include any additional skills you may have that would contribute to your craft.
• Narrative describing your teaching experience. Please include all art forms, ages and level, in-school and/or at private dance studios, as well as any experience you have had with English Language Learners or with Students with Special Needs
• Optional sample lesson plan or narrative on how to successful engage through curriculum or relating to arts integration or core curriculum.
• Your availability for the 2015-2016 school year No phone calls please. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Teaching Artists called in for interviews will be asked to prepare and conduct a sample lesson.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes to ylamb@thebasie.org.

 


 

The Count Basie Center for Arts is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, and mental or physical disability, perceived disability, AIDS and HIV status or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all employment actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination, and job-related social or recreational programs.