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About Women's Audio Mission: Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), is a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of women and gender-expansive individuals in music technology and digital media production, a field in which these individuals are critically underrepresented (less than 5%). WAM uses music and media to attract 4,000+ women/girls/ gender-expansive individuals a year to creative technology studies/careers, and believes that women/gender-expansive individuals’ participation in creative technology will expand the voice of music and media, ensuring that women/gender-expansive individuals' views and ideas are conveyed in popular culture. Founded in 2003, WAM has grown exponentially to serve 50+ school partners across three school districts and includes two recording studios we own in San Francisco, an educational lab space in Oakland, and global reach online to 30+ countries. WAM’s staff consists of teaching artists, audio professionals, and passionate, hard-working individuals in a combination of full time, part time, and contract roles.
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Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Education, the Girls on the Mic Program Manager & Instructor will be responsible for the overall program management of the Girls on the Mic program that provides audio technology classes to girls and gender-expansive youth ages 11-18. The Girls on the Mic Program Manager & Instructor collaborates with the Director of Education and the Education Coordinator to ensure strong program outcomes including curriculum development, collecting and maintaining accurate program data, creating program grant reports for the Director of Education, and managing the instructional staff including WAM interns. The ideal candidate has experience teaching youth in a classroom setting (min. 3 years), education in and experience with audio technology, and a background in program coordination including scheduling and managing volunteers or other staff. The successful applicant will be someone who is passionate about our mission of advancing women, girls, and gender-expansive people in the fields of music, media, and technology.
Primary Objectives and Responsibilities:
Program Administration (30%)
● Oversees all day-to-day logistics for Girls on the Mic youth program, including class booking, networking, materials and content management, and team supervision
● Oversee curriculum and class activities development and documentation including in-person and on-demand modules, with support from Director of Education