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Director of Music Therapy

Summary of Position

The Director of Music Therapy (DMT) of CMCB will be a visionary leader responsible for supervising and directing all aspects of the department’s strategic vision, public visibility, and managerial operations. Reporting to the Chief Programming Officer, the DMT will be the main spokesperson for the music therapy department and will energize and execute all components of CMCB’s strategic plan that relate to music therapy. Maintaining multi-generational relationships with the board, faculty, staff, parents, students, strategic partners, and donors, the DMT will exude warmth and energy while leading a historic music therapy program focused on access for diverse populations. The DMT will also oversee best practices in hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising music therapists, interns, and practicum students while maximizing earned and contributed revenues.

Title:                                    Director of Music Therapy

Status:                                    Full-Time – 32 hours/week

(Initial schedule will be 50% direct service and 50% administrative duties)

Start Date:                        August 2018

Reports to:                        Chief Programming Officer

Oversees:                        Music Therapy Staff

Works Closely With:            Music Therapy Staff, Registrar, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Programming Officer, and CEO/Executive Director

 

 

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Program Development, Diversity, and Inclusion

 

  • Foster and leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion and growth in the music therapy department.
  • Develop new partnership agreements with schools and community organizations to advance the music therapy footprint throughout the Greater Boston area.
  • Ensure the highest level of programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse community.
  • Identify and promote programming that challenges the status quo and pushes the organization to consider choices which may be outside its traditional comfort zone.
  • Determine program goals and develop strategies to meet them.
  • Oversee all music therapy in-house and outreach contracts and implementation of contracts
  • Maintain compliance with Code of Ethics & Standards – HIPAA and AMTA

Direct Clinical Service

  • Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings.
  • Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress
  • Coordinate with front office on intake schedules and room usage
  • Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

Stakeholder Cultivation and Community Engagement

  • Listen carefully, speak persuasively, and anticipate concerns of parents, students, faculty, staff, external partners, and the public.
  • Assist with mobilizing the talents, connections, and resources of the board to stimulate their continued active involvement.
  • Refine, monitor, and implement the 2017-2019 strategic plan with the board, enabling the music therapy department to gain market visibility and achieve greater organizational impact.
  • Work collaboratively with Advancement Department on marketing, branding, and public relations programs that highlight the music therapy department’s impacts and reputation.
  • Attend staff meetings, participate in supervision, and community events as a representative of CMCB.

Department and Budget Management

  • Spearhead innovation and creativity to allow the music therapy department to become more structured, prescriptive, and data-driven.
  • Lead efforts to increase diversity of department to reflect student diversity.
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment and retention of students and clients.
  • Lead department to ensure that faculty, staff, students, and parents have a memorable experience that leaves a legacy on their future growth and personal development.
  • Empower and build camaraderie among music therapists to recognize and leverage individual strengths that contribute to organizational success.
  • Monitor and report financial performance and design an organizational and financial accountability structure that is effective, efficient, and exceeds industry standards.
  • Work with COO and CPO to evaluate and determine program rates and fees
  • Manage all accounts and contracts with the participation of registrar, COO, and CPO including preparing and sending invoices to agencies
  • Assist Advancement department in grant application and reporting process
  • Maintain music therapy equipment and instruments

Key competencies include the following:

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in music therapy. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge in the field of music therapy.
  • Board certification in music therapy is required.
  • Must have the ability to plan and execute department initiatives. Expertise in planning, organizational development, and team building in a collegial environment of mutual respect is needed.
  • A successful track record in best practices within the music therapy field and a high level of leadership experience is expected.
  • Passion for music therapy as well as enthusiasm for CMCB’s dual mission of excellence and access.
  • A minimum of 5 years in clinical experience is preferred.

 

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range is $40K – 45K. Commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance (group health and flexible spending account) paid time off, non-contributory 403(b) retirement plan, and discounts on music instruction at CMCB.

Application Instructions

Interested Candidates should upload a cover letter (ATTN: Marie Tai, Associate Director) and resume to:

https://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/54

Application Deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018.

Please no calls, walk-ins or emails.

ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON

Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MUSIC THERAPIST

Brookline Music School, a private, nonprofit community school for the arts, seeks a part-time music therapist to:
– provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and
– teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.
The successful applicant will have:
– current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;
– experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;
– excellent clinical musicianship; and
– well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach piano to children with exceptionalities.
Schedule: This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally other days as the position grows. The start date is September 2018.
Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development including trainings that are often eligible for CMTEs.
To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Board Certified Music Therapist – Part Time Fee for Service

Job Purpose Summary:

To provide exceptional music therapy services to groups and individuals

Essential Responsibilities:

• Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

• Documenting all music therapy sessions and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM

• Assessing new clients and groups and developing treatment plan within 3 sessions using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes

• Communicate client progress through periodic written reports as required by contracting agency, ie. Quarterly Reports, Annual Reviews, etc.

• Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

• Communicate with Clinical Director of RMTS on a regular and on-going basis regarding client progress, issues, and questions

• Participate in scheduled supervision with Clinical Director of RMTS on an as-needed basis

• Submit required paperwork within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans

• Enter all billable hours on Minute 7 at the end of each day

• Provide feedback on all RMTS forms and documentation to keep the forms up-to-date with current client needs

• Direct requests for information regarding music therapy and music therapy services with the contact information for RMTS using available printed and website materials

• Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

• Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

Required Education:

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.

Other Requirements:

Must have a reliable car and current driver’s license

Hours and Pay Range:

Part Time Fee For Service Employees will work an average of 1-16 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

Job Setting:

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Melrose, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

Position Reports to:

Clinical Director, Roman Music Therapy Services

The Mission of Roman Music Therapy Services is to provide exceptional music therapy services to individuals, schools, and agencies in the Greater Boston, Metro West, South Shore and North Shore Areas and to serve as a resource for the community concerning music used for healthy growth and development.

333 North Avenue Wakefield MA 01880 ~ phone 781.224.3300 fax 781.224.3306

RomanMusicTherapy.com MAKING MUSIC ~ TRANSFORMING LIVES SproutingMelodies.com

Per Diem Music Therapist

Per Diem Music Therapist

Are you looking for a patient-focused, not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that will support your desire for professional growth and provide the opportunity to do meaningful work? Join Good Shepherd Community Care as a per diem Music Therapist.

Job Description:

Our not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization has an opportunity for an organized, compassionate and skilled music therapist to join our dynamic team. The music therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide compassionate care to a diverse group of patients and families on both our pediatric palliative care and hospice programs.  The music therapist carries a caseload of patients/families and makes visit to them on a regular basis (usually every other week) in whatever setting is home (private residence, nursing home, assisted living facilities, etc.).  The music therapist is responsible for completing initial assessments of new patients/families to determine their music therapy needs and then establishes an individualized care plan that includes interventions, goals and visit frequency.  Candidate must possess a degree from an accredited program and be board-certified in music therapy.  Experience in hospice/palliative care is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide regular music therapy visits to restore and maintain mental health and improve overall wellbeing for patients and families in both our hospice and pediatric palliative care programs.

• Create patient-specific care plans including visit frequencies, interventions and goals.

• Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team member.

Education, Skills and Experience:

• Degree in Music Therapy from a recognized school.

• Board-certified in Music Therapy.

• Knowledge of existing music therapy methods, techniques, materials and equipment

• Experience with physical and emotional issues that arise in the context of serious illness and the end of life for patients/families of all ages.

• Comfort working with socioculturally diverse patients/families.

• Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task and manage time well.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to represent Good Shepherd professionally with our partners and in the community with compassion and integrity.

• PC proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

• A professional and caring demeanor.

Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:  

• Competitive rates

• 403(b)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Mileage reimbursement

• A collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.

Seniority Level:

Per Diem Associate

Industry:

Healthcare

Employment Type:

Per Diem

Job Functions:

Complementary Therapies

About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position to:  gscommunitycareresumes@gmail.com

Per Diem Music Therapist

Per Diem Music Therapist

Are you looking for a patient-focused, not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that will support your desire for professional growth and provide the opportunity to do meaningful work? Join Good Shepherd Community Care as a per diem Music Therapist.

Job Description:

Our not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization has an opportunity for an organized, compassionate and skilled music therapist to join our dynamic team. The music therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide compassionate care to a diverse group of patients and families on both our pediatric palliative care and hospice programs.  The music therapist carries a caseload of patients/families and makes visit to them on a regular basis (usually every other week) in whatever setting is home (private residence, nursing home, assisted living facilities, etc.).  The music therapist is responsible for completing initial assessments of new patients/families to determine their music therapy needs and then establishes an individualized care plan that includes interventions, goals and visit frequency.  Candidate must possess a degree from an accredited program and be board-certified in music therapy.  Experience in hospice/palliative care is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide regular music therapy visits to restore and maintain mental health and improve overall wellbeing for patients and families in both our hospice and pediatric palliative care programs.

• Create patient-specific care plans including visit frequencies, interventions and goals.

• Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team member.

Education, Skills and Experience:

• Degree in Music Therapy from a recognized school.

• Board-certified in Music Therapy.

• Knowledge of existing music therapy methods, techniques, materials and equipment

• Experience with physical and emotional issues that arise in the context of serious illness and the end of life for patients/families of all ages.

• Comfort working with socioculturally diverse patients/families.

• Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task and manage time well.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to represent Good Shepherd professionally with our partners and in the community with compassion and integrity.

• PC proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

• A professional and caring demeanor.

Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:  

• Competitive rates

• 403(b)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Mileage reimbursement

• A collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.

Seniority Level:

Per Diem Associate

Industry:

Healthcare

Employment Type:

Per Diem

Job Functions:

Complementary Therapies

About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position to:  gscommunitycareresumes@gmail.com

The Rhythm Tree and Granite State Music Therapy are hiring

Job Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 14 hours to start, start date in December or January
Location: Southern, central, Seacoast regions of New Hampshire and Northern Mass
Description: Two well-established music therapy practices are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).
Qualifications: Minimum undergraduate degree in Music Therapy attained from an approved program by the AMTA in conjunction with being Board Certified. As an independent contractor you will need to provide your own professional liability insurance, instruments and reliable transportation.
This job may be for you if:
• You are passionate about working with individuals with developmental
disabilities
• Your experience and training is mostly with individuals with special needs
• You are comfortable working in private homes and working hand in hand
with families
• You are confident about your skills and can convey your expertise and
passion to others in a professional way
• You are open to feedback from others and enjoy expanding and improving
your therapy skills
• You have reliable transportation and are comfortable traveling to clients in
the southern, central and Seacoast regions of NH
• You enjoy working on your own, but appreciate having someone to
brainstorm ideas with
• You enjoy collaborating with other related professionals
• You are quick to communicate by email, text, and phone
This job is not for you if:
• You are not receptive to feedback
• You are not willing to travel to see clients
• You are not familiar with the Code of Ethics or do not agree with its
importance
• You are not flexible with scheduling
• You have plans of starting your own private practice
Pay: Base rate of $48.00 per hour
Email resume to Ryan at Ryan@TheRhythmTree.com and cc Elizabeth Ferguson atGraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com

Part time position at Powers Music School

Organization: Powers Music School

Position: Music Therapist (part-time)

POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced and energetic board-certified music therapist to work with clients of all ages. The current department consists of two music therapists who work one-on-one with clients.

DUTIES:

– Individual sessions.

– Lead group sessions based on department need

– Attend annual faculty meeting & open house

– Explore opportunities for enrollment growth

QUALIFICATIONS

– Master’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

– MT-BC required.

– Documented work experience of at least 3-5 years.

– Effective communication skills with clients, families, and colleagues.

– Proficiency in multiple instruments – voice, guitar, piano, percussion, etc.

START: Immediately

LOCATION: A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school is also home to summer programs for strings, chamber music ensembles, and young children.

COMPENSATION: Based on experience and qualifications.

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org

Dr. Daniel Acsadi

Director of Music

Powers Music School

PO Box 398

Belmont, MA 02478

Part and Full time work in South Shore, North Shore, and Central Massachusetts

Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?  Are you interested in working with many different types of clients?

We are seeking music therapists with diverse skills and experience to join our dynamic team of community music therapists.  We have:

* Part-time developing to full-time hours are available in the North Shore

* Part-time hours are available in South Shore/Fall River area

* Part-time hours (possibly all on a Saturday) are available in Central Massachusetts (Springfield area).  

The positions include:

* Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations. * Documenting all music therapy sessions, client communications, and required periodic reports in our HIPAA Compliant electronic documentation system

* Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

We offer a competative wage, paid training and supervision time,  mileage reimbursement for sessions, ongoing continuing education (including earning CBMT Credits through Roman Music Therapy Services), and working in a large team of music therapists.  

Check us out at:

http://romanmusictherapy.com/about/jobs

Contact Nicole at jobs@romanmusictherapy.com

Roman Music Therapy Services

333 North Ave. Wakefield, MA 01880

Telephone – 781-224-3300

MUSIC THERAPIST

Brookline Music School, a private, nonprofit community school for the arts, seeks a part-time music therapist to:

– provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and

– teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.

The successful applicant will have:

– current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;

– experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;

– excellent clinical musicianship; and

– well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach beginning piano to children with exceptionalities.

Schedule: This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally the flexibility to work other days as the position grows.

Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development. Please see www.bmsmusic.org for further information about the school.

To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately

Roman music therapy services position 

LOOKING TO FILL AN IMMEDIATE NEED 6/15/16
Our team of music therapists and support personnel continues to grow! As we serve more and more clients, we are always seek music therapists with diverse skills and experience. Please feel free to submit your cover letter and resume in a pdf format to jobs@romanmusictherapy.com and we will contact you as we continue to grow our team.
 
Come Join Our Team as a Music Therapist
Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?

Do you believe that you can work with many different types of clients if given the chance?

Would you like to be part of a growing team of music therapists, providing services to a diverse group of clients?

We are seeking a confident, mature and highly motivated Board Certified Music Therapist to join our team. This is a part-time position with the possibility of increasing hours over time as contracts develop. Hours could include daytime, afterschool and weekend hours. Contracts are located in the Greater Boston area and require reliable transportation. Please send your resume and letter of interest in pdf format to help@romanmusictherapy.com.
Essential Responsibilities:
Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

Documenting all music therapy sessions, client communications, and required periodic reports in our HIPAA Compliant electronic documentation system

Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

Communicate with Lead Music Therapists and Clinical Director of RMTS on a regular and on-going basis regarding client progress, issues, and questions

Participate in scheduled individual and group supervision as scheduled

Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

Why work with us?
Be part of a dynamic team of Music Therapists

Participate in both individual and group supervision with other Music Therapists

Benefit from the music therapy resources of Roman Music Therapy Services with books, journals, instruments and a community of experienced clinicians

Be part of successful programs for all ages that are well established throughout Eastern Massachusetts

Increase your advocacy skills as you educate the community about music therapy

Mileage reimbursement for sessions

Paid Training and Supervision Time

Ongoing Continuing Education, including earning CBMT Credits through Roman Music Therapy Services

A diverse case load working with young children, children and adults with special needs and older adults

Required Education:
BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training

Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC)

Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation

Other Requirements:
Must have a reliable car and current driver’s license

Excellent communication skills with our team and our clients

Hours and Pay Range:
Part Time Fee For Service Employees will work an average of 1-22 hours a week depending on contract work available

Pay will vary based on education and experience

Job Setting:
On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West, South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families

Position Reports to: Clinical Director, Roman Music Therapy Services