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Elizabeth Sustar Nye

Ensemble Operations Coordinator

Ensemble Operations Coordinator for the Music/Interdisciplinary Conservatories of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Performance Activities, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and oversee large ensemble and chamber music rehearsal and performance schedules (rosters, communication, scheduling, music acquisition/distribution, contracting subs)
  • Organize and produce all on- and off-site ensemble performances (communication, transportation arrangements, venue liaison, instrument and equipment logistics)
  • Implement all aspects of ensemble syllabi including attendance and processing of absence requests
  • Manage 2 Large Ensemble Graduate Assistants and the Choir Graduate Assistant with music library responsibilities
  • Manage a crew of 5 part-time, student worker Set-up Assistants
  • Schedule and manage ensemble placement auditions
  • Serve as a staff member on duty for ensemble performances and select faculty/guest artist recitals as needed
  • Liaison to Provost Office for coordinator of musicians for University Services (Commencement)
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required; music or arts administration degree a plus
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of the organization and operations of a professional orchestra preferred
  • Organizational ability and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work under pressure with diverse personalities while completing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Some evening and weekend availability required for rehearsals and performances
  • This position requires the ability to move equipment and occasional heavy lifting
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required; knowledge of ASIMUT scheduling software a plus

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Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago Loop