Assistant Director of Music

Administrator / Full-Time

St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH


Job Details

Manages the administration of the music lessons for students, assists the Director of the Music program in hiring and supervising music lesson instructors, schedules lessons, coordinates payments, ensures grading and comment policies are followed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned at any time at the discretion of the employee’s supervisor):

  • Hires part-time music lesson instructors in conjunction with the Director of Music.
  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates all part-time music lesson instructors.
  • Support music program:

    • Provide instruction in basic musicianship course
    • Assist with instruction for various ensemble groups
    • Assist Director of Music with recording, editing, video productions of student performances
    • Assist Director of Music in reviewing student applicant materials through the St. Paul’s School application process
  • Responsible for scheduling of all music lesson instruction:
    • Gather scheduling information from registrar and music instructors
    • Schedule music students for the basic musicianship course (BMC) and music lesson
    • Communication the schedule to students, instructors, and registrar
    • Work with the registrar’s office to input information into Core (time, teacher, location)
    • Prepare and update music faculty personal information
    • Maintain and modify schedule and personnel changes as needed, particularly for each term and on those days that have special schedules
    • Enter rehearsal times and student names for ensembles into Core and for the Music Scheduling Program for each of the three terms
    • Assign lockers to music students
    • Coordinates with Human Resources to ensure that music lesson instructors have taken annual boundary training prior to working with students each school year
  • Grades/Comments:
    • Update and maintain the music grading system
    • Work with the registrar and music teachers to assist with entering grades and comments
    • Read, and edit entered comments at the end of each marking period submitted by music teachers
  • Teacher Payments:
    • Update and maintain the Music Lesson Instructor’s Payments
    • Submit term payment requests for each Music Lesson Instructor to the Human Resources Office each term including special payments, travel, etc.
  • Other:
    • Update, maintain and distribute a term music events calendar
    • Support the day to day operation of the Music Program
    • Handle music instructor issues unless Program head’s input required
    • Be available to aid with weekend and evening Music Program performances and events
    • Maintain the Music Library for the Music Program
    • Create a variety of special lists (databases) for the Music Program as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervises all part-time Music Lesson Instructors

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related field
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sense of professionalism when interacting with all level of employees.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are required as well as the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Strong computer skills. Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and comfort level working with technology
  • Ability to identify issues, and provide recommendations toward resolution

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, would occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to climb stairs and be capable of using visual display keyboard with continuous wrist movement on a keyboard
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment
  • Some exposure to loud noises


  • Standard work schedule is 40 hours per week mainly during the school year (42 weeks). Some work will be required during the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year.
  • Evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

COVID Vaccine Policy
St. Paul’s School strongly encourages employees to remain up to date with the COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters.

St. Paul’s School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.  St. Paul’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of civil rights. 


St. Paul’s School

Concord, NH
High School
All Gender