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  • Classical Roots Coordinator

    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
    Job Description
    Position Summary: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking a part-time administrator to assist with management of the volunteer choir and additional administrative duties for the 2019-2020 Classical Roots Community Mass Choir Season. This seasonal position will begin in late July, 2019 and end in April, 2020. Duties include maintaining the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir (CRCMC) schedule, rehearsal venue set-up, music distribution and other duties. Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be punctual, organized and reliable, and work well under pressure. Candidate will report to the Director of Education and Community Engagement and work with the Classical Roots Resident Conductor, Director of Artistic Administration Cincinnati Pops, Volunteer Music Leaders and the entire CSO Production team.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Maintaining the CRCMC rehearsal schedule and communicating any updates
    • Coordinate all communication with CRCMC and regular communication/planning with Music Leaders and Classical Roots Resident Conductor
    • Liaise with CRCMC venues for use of space and related logistics
    • Attending all CRCMC rehearsals, serving as coordinator on site
    • Serve as liaison between CRCMC and CSO staff
    • Serve as librarian for the CRCMC
    • Schedule, coordinate and facilitate meetings of the Production and Music Leader teams
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Candidate Requirements:
    • Successful candidate will be a team player and be self-motivated
    • Candidate should be flexible and proactive in a fast-paced and demanding environment
    • Candidate should enjoy working with people and demonstrate a positive, trustworthy and professional demeanor with all staff and artists
    • Ability to work some evenings and Saturday mornings are required
    • Basic knowledge and appreciation of a variety of choral music styles desired
    • Previous experience working with volunteers a plus
    • Must be well acquainted with Microsoft Office applications
    • Must have reliable transportation and ability to cart materials
     
    Schedule and Compensation: This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week), seasonal, hourly position with flexible scheduling. Pay starts at $15/hour and is commensurate with experience. Certain rehearsal and performance hours are required, primarily Saturdays, 8:30-11:30am and occasional evenings.

    A Commitment to Inclusion: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the CSO’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.
     
    Please send cover letter and resume to:
    hr@cincinnatisymphony.org.
    Please put “Classical Roots Coordinator” in the subject line.
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