Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford Live is committed to developing a diverse candidate pool.
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Stanford Live presents a wide range of the finest performances from around the world fostering a vibrant learning community and providing distinctive experiences through the performing arts. With its primary home at Bing Concert Hall, Stanford Live is simultaneously a public square, a sanctuary, and a lab, drawing on the breadth and depth of Stanford University to connect performance to the significant issues, ideas, and discoveries of our time.
Reporting to the Director of Music Programs, the Artist Liaison administers the development and execution of artist contracts, provides practical and logistical support to artists who are visiting and performing with Stanford Live. This position also provides additional administrative support to the Executive Director, artistic and other departments. CORE DUTIESProgram Contract Management
Develops, proofs, distributes, and executes visiting artist contracts for Stanford Live programs and initiatives.
Manages payment of all artists through procurement process, requiring time-sensitive attention to detail and extensive trouble-shooting.
Manages budget and expense tracking related to visiting artist contracts.
Administrative tasks and projects may be assigned as needed from Artistic and other departments.
Acts as point person for communications with visiting artist's manager or agent.
Handles planning and coordination of all visiting artist accommodations, travel logistics, onsite schedule, and hospitality needs.
Coordinates visiting artist needs with the Production Manager for rehearsals and performances.
Is present onsite as primary artist liaison for each performance including overseeing dressing room and catering setup, and coordinating artist ticketing needs, meet-and-greets, merchandise sales, and payments.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to establish and manage priorities, manage shifting priorities, multi-task, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
Ability to work successfully as part of a team and independently.
Excellent organizational skills; exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
Demonstrated creativity, problem solving skills, and good judgment in decision-making.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including proven diplomacy, tact, and ability to interact successfully with a wide range of people.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Interest in the performing arts.
May direct temporary staff or interns to perform various tasks and assignments.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and use a telephone grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, and grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-30 pounds.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license and drive day or night
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Requires working extended evenings and weekends on a regular basis.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
Location: Arts, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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