Assistant Dean

Number of Positions: 4
Dates of Employment: June 1 - August 9, 2023
Reports To: Dean of Students
Supports: Vice President & Chief Artistic Officer, Student Services Staff, and Residence Life Staff. 


The Assistant Dean of Students is an integral member of the Residence Life staff at the Brevard Music Center, working as a team with the Dean of Students and three other Assistant Deans, and will supervise a staff of Resident Assistants. 


  • Help establish and maintain a climate congenial to learning, study, practice, performance, and growth. 
  • Coordinate staff orientation sessions.
  • Assist with student registration and orientation.
  • Coordinate student recreational and social activities.
  • Communicate with Residence Life staff as needed.
  • Communicate, as necessary, with parents of younger students.
  • Serve as a liaison between students, and other entities, e.g., administration, campus health services.
  • Regularly update and communicate with the Vice President & Chief Artistic Officer on any issues pertaining to Residence Life. 
  • Communicate with the Director of Admissions and Student Services, and the Student Services staff as needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

The position and its responsibilities determine your work hours, which will likely include nights and weekends. A welcoming demeanor, a calm temperament, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a strong sense of personal responsibility are required. 


  • Complete a satisfactory background check.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and possess a clean driving record.

Compensation: includes a season stipend paid bi-weekly, full board, and on-campus housing.

To apply, create an account and start an application using MyBMC. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for two references.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. 

Any questions can be directed to:

Beth Kramer
Director of Admissions & Student Services
Brevard Music Center
(828) 862-2116

Please note: As Brevard prepares for the 2023 season, we continue to work with local and state health officials, along with campus and venue safety specialists, to develop and implement guidelines and protocols designed to keep our students, faculty, staff, and patrons safe. For the 2022 season, BMC's COVID-19 protocols included social distancing measures, indoor mask-wearing, and vaccination requirements. We will share updated policies for 2023 as more information becomes available from public health agencies.

To apply for this position:

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  2. Create a MyBMC account (if you don't already have one).
  3. Sign in to your MyBMC account.
  4. Visit the Employment section.

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Brevard Music Center is a summer institute and festival. Over four hundred young musicians from around the country come each summer to study and perform in over 80 concerts ranging from orchestra to opera, chamber music and pops. As a matter of policy, the Brevard Music Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information (including family medical history) in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of its faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs and activities.