The Sophie's Place Studio Manager is responsible for the leadership and oversight of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital music therapy team, including staff supervision and oversight over daily operations of music therapy services and the music therapy studio. Responsibilities will include facilitation of music therapy clinical interventions inclusive of individual and group sessions within our music therapy studio, development and maintenance of community partnerships and donor relations, and oversight of music therapy student programming and volunteers.
Lead music therapy team and studio staff; provide staff supervision and guide their professional growth and development.
Facilitate and lead music therapy clinical interventions within music therapy studio, including individual and group sessions with patients and families.
Lead, coordinate and schedule group music therapy sessions amongst the music therapy team and with community partners and donors.
Oversee open music therapy studio time.
Generate new creative ideas for music therapy programming within music therapy studio and for hospital-wide initiatives.
Collaborate with Studio Producer, Child & Family Life team, and other hospital staff to develop and facilitate live and recorded broadcasts, including individual and group sessions with patients and families.
Facilitate patient and family participation in music therapy and studio programming, develop resources to inform patients, families and staff about music therapy studio programming, events and participating options.
Serve as initial point of contact for day to day operations of music therapy studio.
Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures for music therapy studio; ensure regulatory compliance with studio operations.
Identify marketing opportunities to inform patients, families and hospital staff about music therapy studio media and events.
Engage in community advocacy and partnership development/sustainability; build relationships with community partners who wish to support music therapy studio through performances and volunteerism.
Maintain excellent working relationships with major studio donors.
Train, support and oversee studio volunteers, students or interns.
Provide oversight of music therapy fellowship, internship, and practicum programs.
Identify areas for patient/family and staff education and interactivity.
Analyze and track studio statistics, suggesting improvements as needed; provide monthly reports to Child & Family Life Director and hospital administration.
Develop, evaluate and manage studio budget for staffing, recording equipment, musical instruments and music therapy supplies/equipment.
Engage in research and presentation opportunities related to music therapy studio
Bachelor’s degree in music therapy
Music Therapy Board Certification (MT-BC)
Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience as a MT-BC, including leadership opportunities.
Ability to complete all responsibilities and tasks assigned in an independent, efficient and organized manner.
Strong oral and written communication skills with a range of individuals including children, families, the general public and professionals.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects/programs.
Ability to adapt programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of children and families.
Ability to work collaboratively and in a positive manner with others.
Ability to lead, train and support others.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of infant, child and adolescent growth and development and family systems.
Experience working with children and families in a pediatric hospital setting.
Previous supervisory experience preferred.
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