The Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager will work closely with the Orchestra Personnel Manager in acting as a liaison between Orchestra Musicians and Administrative Staff and ensuring compliance with the Master Agreement. Responsibilities include managing national and local auditions, maintaining the orchestra’s payroll, seating charts, assignments, and attendance records, hiring substitute and extra musicians, and acting as a resource for the musicians, while maintaining strict confidentiality with all personnel matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (samping):
*Maintain a friendly and positive environment for the musicians of the orchestra, fostering and encouraging open communication between the orchestra and management, reinforcing institutional goals and values.
*Manage orchestra rehearsals and concerts including timekeeping and proper working conditions for musicians, and addressing with discretion any personnel issues that may arise.
*Assist in ensuring that all Symphony activities are executed in compliance with the Master Agreement and in resolving labor issues.
*Serve as a liaison between musicians, guest artists and conductors, and administrative staff.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (sampling):
*Bachelor’s degree in Music, Music Business, or Arts Administration.
*Experience in the Performing Arts is essential to the success of this position. Preference would be a candidate that has spent time in an orchestra, whether as a musician or member of the administrative team.
*Must be familiar with orchestral repertoire and must be able to read music.
*In-depth knowledge of negotiated contract agreements with musicians and the application of such in day-to-day operations is a plus.
*Basic knowledge of California Human Resources concepts including sick leave and leaves of absence is a plus.
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About San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Set in the heart of downtown San Diego, the Jacobs Music Center is one of San Diego’s leading music venues. The San Diego Symphony Orchestra has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States and is committed to providing musical experiences of superior quality for the greater San Diego community and beyond. The San Diego Symphony offers a wide range of concert experiences and presents more than 200 events each year, including Jacobs Masterworks, Broadway @ The Jacobs, Family Concerts, Fox Theatre Film Series, Jazz @ The Jacobs, and the iconic Bayside Summer Nights.