Auditions and Employment

Operations Manager

Job Type: Part-time

BCO’s Operations Manager will be self-motivated and highly organized. Bachelor’s degree required (may also be in process of receiving degree). Experience managing library or catalog highly desired. Musical background desired but willing to train the right candidate.

Candidate must be available beginning on June 1st, 2016.

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, branded as BCO Baltimore’s Intimate Classical Orchestra, is a premiere professional ensemble, performing four concerts annually under the direction of music director Markand Thakar at Towson’s Goucher College. BCO also hosts annual intensive conducting programs in December and June for professionals from around the world.

$666 per month $8,000 per year (This is a contract position)

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Operations Manager is responsible for coordinating all operational functions of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra in a smooth, efficient, effective and fiscally responsible manner. The Operations Manager reports to both the executive director and the music director. S/he is responsible for record keeping, preparation of payroll and other records, musician scheduling, hiring of substitute and additional musicians and coordination of auditions, all in accordance with the CBA. Librarian responsibilities include – in consultation with the Music Director – ordering, distributing, collecting, filing and returning music; overseeing the bowing process and maintaining the library. The Operations Manager also may take on additional administrative or office responsibilities as needed.

The operations manager has set hours (agreed upon with Executive Director and Music Director), a 1 hour weekly staff meeting with the Executive Director and attends the orchestra services. It is expected that the responsibilities will take an average of 9-10 hours per week over the course of the season, with some weeks requiring considerably more and some considerably less.

Please electronically submit (via e-mail) a résumé and a cover letter that describes your interest and qualifications for the position to: PDF only. Please put "Operations Manager Search" in the subject line.

All applications will be treated as confidential.

No mailed materials or phone calls