The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra currently has the following employment opportunities available:
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
Under the direction of the Director of Education, the Education Coordinator assists in the planning, development, and implementation of all education programs, including ACE, and manages programs, finances, and statistical data for a variety of education and community engagement offerings. This includes, but is not limited to, Arts in Community Education, Concerts for Schools, Family Concerts, youth concerto competitions, Meet the Music/Talkback presentations, and other related programming. The Education Coordinator is responsible for building awareness and engagement among Milwaukee residents, communicating with the community about current MSO education and audience development issues, and helping fulfill the institution’s mission.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Concerts for Schools:
Directs volunteer committees and department interns (if applicable).
CONTACTS WITH OTHERS
The position is in contact with state and local school district officials, administrators, teachers, student musicians, Forte volunteers, Marcus Center staff, vendors, local media, scholarship students and families, national, regional, and local artists.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This position requires Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education or a related field and 2-3 years of experience in office administration. Teaching experience preferred. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly in the areas of public speaking and customer service. Must be able to adeptly use MS Office Suite. Previous Tessitura experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED
Valid Wisconsin driver's license and valid background check required.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
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, stand, and move agilely in venues and production spaces; ability to talk and hear; ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Application Process: Please submit your resume, addressed to Karli Larsen, Director of Education, by email in PDF or Word formats to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls or hard copy/physical mail submissions.
The MSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Information on upcoming audition opportunities: