Project Music started in 2014 in Stamford, CT. Inspired by El Sistema’s founding vision, Project Music’s mission is to create a pathway for students to reach their fullest potential by using music education and the pursuit of excellence as the vehicle to develop fundamental life skills. 120+ students are enrolled in Project Music across 4 community partner sites. Students hail from 25 different public schools in Fairfield County, and their rich and diverse family population represents more than 12 countries.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Director is a reliable, organized, self-starter, and detail-oriented professional with the capacity to effectively manage multiple programs, engage appropriately with varying stakeholders of the organization, and have the capacity to simultaneously consider larger strategic vision while working within program day to day. This position will oversee 2 other positions within Project Music: the Academic Success Manager and the Site Coordinator. This is a mid-to-senior level position and will have direct impact on the future programmatic design of Project Music. Official start date will be August 14, 2023 to allow for onboarding before school starts in September.