Texas Music Incubator Program Specialist (Program Specialist IV)

Trabajo No.: 2024-77

  • No. de trabajo TWC: 16623226
  • Fecha de apertura: 6/11/2024
  • Requiere viajar: 25%
  • Salario mensual: $5,416.67 – $5,833.34
  • Ubicación de puesto: Austin, Texas
  • Paso de grupo: B20
  • Clase: 1573
  • Status: Open

Texas Music Incubator Program Specialist – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Texas Music Incubator Program Specialist (Program Specialist IV) to work in the Economic Development and Tourism Office – Texas Music Office.

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $5,416.67 – $5,833.34 a month ($65,000.04 - $70,000.08 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more: https://www.ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Health-Benefits

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs highly complex (senior level) consultative services and technical assistance work.  Work involves planning, developing, and implementing program outreach, management, and training; and analyzing performance data to determine the efficacy of The Texas Music Incubator Program. Works collaboratively to execute program strategies, goals, and responsibilities.

  • Performs an array of technical, training, research, planning, program assessment, and administrative activities related to the Texas Music Incubator Program.
  • Conducts training and provides guidance to OOG staff, government agencies, community organizations and the public to provide assistance on TMO resources and its programs.
  • Markets the Texas Music Incubator Program to venues, music festival promoters and professional groups to encourage and stimulate participation in the program, traveling or otherwise communicating as needed to ensure effective outreach.
  • Responds to requests for Texas Music Incubator training, programming, and certification by collecting, organizing and/or preparing information needed to determine a user’s qualification and needs then fully executing the program from registration to final wrap-up.
  • Coordinates and conducts surveys and/or reviews to determine compliance with program certification requirements, policies, and procedures, while ensuring adherence to relevant city, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with others to analyze, recommend, design, and edit program materials.
  • Coordinates and collaborates in the planning, development, implementation, analysis, and documentation of TMO initiatives, providing regular status reports and monitoring program performance, as directed.
  • Monitors and reports on program performance measures, assisting with the establishment of program goals.
  • Works with potential and established program partners to collect and share best practices.
  • Organizes and maintains the Texas Music Incubator program and effectively tracks and communicates with participants throughout the process.
  • Develops, coordinates, and maintains web content associated with the Texas Music Incubator program.
  • Advises venues, promoters, and related parties on all aspects of music as a business in Texas, strategizing as needed on how to increase monetization of their assets.
  • Maintains effective and ethical business relationships with Texas-based music professionals and provides expert guidance to those new to the music industry. 
  • Represents the TMO at music industry events, conferences, trade shows or other events, as needed.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Remains well-informed of division and OOG initiatives, operations, new releases, web content, programs, statewide trends, OOG policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates subject matter expertise, professional confidence and clarity when representing the office.
  • Provides exceptional internal and external customer service.
  • Responds to constituents regarding the TMO and other general Texas music industry inquiries. 
  • Contributes to a variety of TMO initiatives, as directed, and assists in maintaining databases.
  • Compiles, drafts and/or edits reports and briefing documents, as requested.

How You’ll Qualify                                           

  • High school graduate or equivalent; and
  • Four (4) years of professional experience in program management.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis

You’re a Great Fit with

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business, accounting, music, marketing, or related field;
  • Basic understanding of music venues, contracts, permits, and sales tax; and
  • Bilingual in Spanish.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for an individual who likes to perform consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, and the general public. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.


Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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(512) 463-5873

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