The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra currently has the following employment opportunities available:
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Orchestra & Facility Operations, the MSO Facilities Manager overees assigned aspects of operating and maintaining the Symphony Center and associated office space. This is a new position, created in anticipation of the opening of the new Symphony Center.
Working closely with the administrative, production and rental departments to coordinate day-to-day operations and minor projects, the Facilities Manager ensures that facilities functions are incorporated effectively into the performance and events schedule while maintaining and emphasizing facilities policies and procedures. The center is not only home to the MSO but also rental events throughout the calendar year.
The Facilities Manager is expected to live in or near Milwaukee, WI, own and operate a personal vehicle and be prepared to work evenings and weekends as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Facilities Manager is responsible for the following duties:
Security, information technology, custodial and other security or facility related service providers/employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This position requires: a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related discipline; experience with database and information systems (IT and/or computer programming is not required); competence with office equipment and technology, including Internet, email, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); and a minimum of five (5) years of applicable facilities management.
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
This position requires the ability to work effectively with patrons, orchestra members, staff, stagehand labor, guest artists, presenters, and volunteers, among others.
The ability to act with discretion and handle sensitive, confidential information is a must. An understanding of working with unionized labor is preferred. The position requires the ability to pay attention to details, handle many projects simultaneously, and demonstrate good judgment and maturity in decision-making. Also required are excellent verbal and written skills, ability to be a team player and a team leader, motivate others and manage others. S/he must have the ability to work collaboratively across the organization.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
PHYSICAL AND VISION DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific physical abilities require by this job include the ability to walk quickly, stand, and move agilely for extended periods of time in venues and production spaces; ability to talk and hear; ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The above is representative of the position; there may be other activities or responsibilities required which are not listed. This does not constitute a contract with any person in any position.
Please submit your resume, addressed to John Roloff, Senior Director of Orchestra & Facility Operations, by email in PDF or Word formats to email@example.com. Please, no phone calls or hard copy/physical mail submissions.
The MSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Under the direction of the President & Executive Director, the Human Resources (HR), Diversity and Inclusion Manager serves as a key member of the executive team. The Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion Manager provides oversight, planning and management of the human resources function of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) while pursuing the organization’s values and strategic commitment to attract, retain, advance and support a diverse workforce that thrives in a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace and culture.
The MSO’s workforce is a mix of union and non-union personnel. The non-union administrative staff includes approximately 50 employees. The MSO’s 70+ musicians work under a collective bargaining agreement.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
COMPENSATION AND APPLICATION
Salary is commensurate with experience. The MSO offers a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, disability, life insurance, 403b retirement plan, and paid time off.
To apply, please send a cover letter, salary requirements, resume and references to Heidi Gempeler, firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Position will be open until filled. No phone calls please.
The MSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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