Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Symphony Education Assistant assists the Symphony Education Manager on all symphony education projects. The symphony assistant posts and manages online registrations/surveys/evaluations for USUO education events and oversees all Tessitura departmental record-keeping and report-making. Additionally, the symphony assistant maintains our education website pages, and creates symphony education social media content. He/she assists in Education outreach events and participates in special projects as needed. He/she sends correspondence, receives RSVPs, and is also often asked to give tours of our buildings, so must be comfortable with addressing groups of people, especially students. Occasional evening and weekend work is required; the regular 40-hour work week will be adjusted when this occurs. Presently this is a one-year position.

WHO SHOULD APPLY: Persons who have excellent organizational and management skills, who can take initiative, who are able to pay strong attention to detail, and who enjoy being part of a collaborative team in which they often play a supportive role. Persons with experience in arts education, and knowledge of symphonic and/or vocal repertoire; a BA in music, fine art, arts administration or communication is preferred.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suites is necessary for this position. Experience with digital photography, social media, design and website maintenance is helpful. Knowledge of the Tessitura database would be useful.

APPLICATIONS: Send a cover letter and a resumé, with at least 3 references listed, to:

Paula Fowler
Director of Education & Community Outreach
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
336 North 400 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103

Applications by email can be sent to pfowler@usuo.org.

Employment begins: approximately September 4, 2018
Beginning pay: $13.00 per hour, plus full benefits

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@usuo.org

About Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

About Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s mission is to connect Utah with great live music in orchestral and operatic art forms that celebrate past traditions while cultivating present and future audiences.The Utah Symphony, which performs more than 70 concerts at Abravanel Hall and in the community, is one of only fifteen year-round orchestras in the nation. Together with Utah Opera, which presents four productions annually at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, USUO reaches 350,000 people in Utah and the Intermountain region through performances and educational outreach programs. The organization employs 57 staff and 86 full-time musicians and has a development staff of nine. USUO hosts an annual summer series – the Deer Valley® Music Festival – in Park City, Utah. For more information, visit www.usuo.org.