Concert Coordinator, Chicago College of Performing Arts
Job Summary: The Chicago College of Performing Arts seeks a part-time Concert Coordinator to provide support to the Music Conservatory's Performance Activities Office in the production of events ranging from student and faculty recitals to large ensemble and jazz concerts. This position will average 17 hours/week from August through May. The Music Conservatory of the Chicago College of Performing Arts is a comprehensive arts-training institution founded in 1867, which offers professional degree and diploma programs in Performance (all areas including jazz), Music Education, and Composition. With an enrollment of 300 students and a faculty of 100 (including a significant number of artist-faculty), the Conservatory is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Minimum Qualifications: See knowledge, skills and abilities required.
Job Type: Part-Time
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: An earned Bachelor's Degree. A minimum of 1 year experience working in performing arts concert management or demonstrated knowledge of concert production (house management and stage management). Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). A positive and professional demeanor is a must. Must have regular availability during evenings and weekends (the majority of concerts are from 6:30-9:30pm, but there are also recitals that take place during afternoon and evening hours on weekends) Ability to move equipment and some heavy lifting.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous relevant experience working in a performing arts organization. Experience hiring, managing, and scheduling a team of workers. Knowledge of classical music performance practice a plus. Previous experience in Higher Education is a plus.
Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.