Employment Opportunities

Community Music School Faculty Openings

The Community Music School™, a program of The Music Center™ in Battle Creek, Michigan, offers private instruction in most band and orchestra instruments, piano, voice, and guitar, as well as Music First classes for infant through 5 years. Prospective faculty with the following qualifications are invited to submit resumes at any time: Bachelor’s degree in music or related area, proficiency and continuing performance on major instrument, three years teaching experience, two professional references, able to pass a background check.

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Battle Creek Symphony openings

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Battle Creek Symphony
Operations Manager and Education Outreach Coordinator

 Interested in a fast-paced exciting position in the music arts? The Battle Creek Symphony is seeking a part-time Operations Manager and Education Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth execution of Battle Creek Symphony concerts and events including the supervision of all symphony technical personnel and orchestra personnel duties. Attention to detail is a must. Ability to work with little supervision, a high degree of reliability, capacity to multi-task and meet strict deadlines, and ability to function well under pressure are of utmost importance for this position.

This rewarding position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Arts Administration, or equivalent, along with 1 – 3 years’ experience in orchestra operations including technical requirements for concert production and budget management. The Operations Manager will also need knowledge of symphonic music, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail, and excellent communication skills--both verbal and written.

Hours and compensation are 20/hours per week (except for concert weeks) at $14/hour.  Additional hours at $16/hour are available for educational outreaches.

This is an excellent position for those seeking a full-time career in Arts Administration.  Previous Operations Managers are now holding leadership positions with the Grand Rapids Symphony, Cincinnati Orchestra, and Philadelphia Orchestra, among others.

If you are qualified, please send a cover letter, resume and references to operations@yourmusiccenter.org.  No phone calls, please.