Currently there is one position vacant at ANAM.


Manager, Training Program

The Australian National Academy of Music is the country’s only purely performance training academy for classical musicians.  Its focus is on training through performance Australia and New Zealand’s most talented musicians for careers in solo, chamber and orchestral music performance, and indeed for all areas of musical endeavour. 

In partnership with the Artistic Director, the Manager, Training Program is responsible for ensuring that ANAM’s musicians receive the requisite training that will enable them to fulfil their individual musical and professional potentials. 

• Support the Artistic Director in the development and planning of ANAM’s training programs, including:
   - Ensuring that ANAM’s programs align with the needs of musicians seeking professional employment in the  music sector;
   - Identifying artists and pedagogues to undertake residencies at ANAM;
   - Deputising for the Artistic Director, where appropriate;  
• Ensure that ANAM’s resident and guest faculty, and guest artists and pedagogues deliver training to ANAM’s musicians as prescribed by ANAM’s various programs;
• Document training programs and oversee program review and revision;
• Develop and drive music sector relationships, including industry placement programs;
• Develop and drive performing arts sector relationships, including with venues, presenters and producers;
• Manage and direct ANAM’s faculty and artistic staff in their delivery of training to ANAM’s musicians;
• Lead ANAM’s Training Program Department administrative staff;
• Oversee the development and acquittal of Training Program Department budgets;
• As a member of ANAM’s management group, contribute to the general management and strategic planning of ANAM. 

Delegated responsibilities
• Scheduling, planning and delivery of training program(s), including:
  - Performances;
  - Studio training;
  - Non-performance training activities;
  - Industry placements;
  - Other programs;
• Ensuring musician’s engagement with training program activities;
• Acquittal of Department’s area budgets;  

Selection Criteria
• Experience in and extensive practical knowledge – either as performer or manager - of the Australian music performance sector, including the orchestral sector.
• Practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting musicians entering the performance sector.
• A deep knowledge of classical music.
• Experience in leading a team.
• At least three year’s experience in a management role.  

• Experience in training classical musicians (either as part of the tertiary sector or the performance sector). 

Enquiries and requests for further information on the appointment may be directed in confidence to Nick Bailey (General Manager), n.bailey@anam.com.au or 0422 211 909.  

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a covering letter addressing the requirements of the position, and the names and contact details of three potential referees.  Please note that referees will not be spoken to without the prior approval of the applicant.  

Applications should be forwarded to Charlotte Cassidy, Business Manager c.cassidy@anam.com.au.  

Applications close 2 February 2018, and interviews will take place in mid February. 

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