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Full Time Faculty, Music Business/Management (Live Music)

Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Job Description:

The Music Business/Management Department within the Professional Education Division at Berklee is now accepting applications for a full-time faculty position to advance instruction and engagement related to live music and the new Business of Live Music Minor. This is a 9-month, in-person position (fall/spring semesters) with opportunity for teaching during the summer semester. Contract is renewable. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

  • Teach a variety of courses on the live music industry, including concert/tour/festival promotion, booking, ticketing and operations; venue management; personnel; sponsorships; and brand partnerships
  • Participate in and contribute to Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) activities and events
  • Create and develop new courses that advance the business of live music curriculum
  • Develop, supervise and manage student practicums
  • Advise students in their academic progress and application of course substance, and in matters related to curriculum and degree requirements
  • Engage in activities related to college service and professional development
  • Participate in department meetings and other department-sponsored events
  • Maintain and cultivate professional relationships/network with the music industry
  • Work with the department in its ongoing review, revision, and development of the Music Business/Management program and curriculum
  • Advance the student experience and the work of the Department, the Division, and the College
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelors degree required; advanced degree in an Arts, legal, or business discipline preferred
  • Demonstrated record of expertise in concert/tour/festival contracts, ticketing, marketing, promotion and budgets
  • Teaching experience; college/university teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated record of professional experience in the live music industry
  • Strong relationships in the live music sector, specifically with promoters, agents, managers and venues
  • Strong command of technology to support and advance the work
  • Excellent verbal and written and communication skills
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access
  • Student-centric perspective with a strong commitment to creativity and implementation

The start date for the position is Summer/Fall 2023.


Electronic applications only. Please submit the following application materials in PDF or Word format at All materials can be uploaded to the Resume/Cover letter application section in PDF or Word format.

Candidates should submit:
  • A cover letter of interest outlining how background and qualifications meet position requirements
  • A curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least three references)
  • Note: Supporting materials may be requested as the search progresses-and may not be returned.


Review of applications will begin January 2023. Position remains open until filled.

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at Berklee:

We support an inclusive workplace where everyone excels based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance. Berklee affirms that inequality is detrimental to our faculty, staff, students, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to make lasting change through our actions. Berklee is committed to providing fair and equitable consideration of all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or status as a member of the armed forces or veteran of the armed forces, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

As part of this commitment, Berklee will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Team at or call 617-747-2375.

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of our institution, community, and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

*Currently enrolled Berklee students are not permitted to apply for staff or faculty positions.*
Employee Type:FacultySummary
  • Location: Berklee College of Music - Boston
  • Type: Full time
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