About Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Founded in 1974, Orchestra of St. Luke’s is one of New York City’s largest independent orchestras and is celebrated for its peerless interpretations of the classical music canon, the versatility its musicians, and for its agile business model in the evolving classical music field. 

The Orchestra performs over 80 concerts each year, provides a diverse array of music education experiences to thousands of New York City students and young musicians, and provides free concert and family programs throughout the city. The Orchestra operates The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, a 20,000 square-foot rehearsal, recording, performance, and education complex in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen that provides service to hundreds of artists and ensembles each year. 

Orchestra of St. Luke’s administrative staff numbers approximately 18 and has offices at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Part-time Production Staff, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Reports to: Director, DiMenna Center for Classical Music and Operations Assistant, DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Position: Part time

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

Job Purpose:

Part-Time Production Staff for the center is responsible for addressing the needs of rental clients while onsite, and liaising with the security, custodial, and building engineer staff. These hours are primarily evening and weekend hours.

Duties and responsibilities:

Point person for all rental clients for The DiMenna Center

  • Check renters in and out of rental spaces
  • Field questions involving equipment
  • Manage access to spaces and oversee load-in and load out of equipment
  • Ensure adherence to rental rules policies by all renters
  • Coordinate communication between renters and custodial staff, building engineer and reception/security staff

Maintain Spaces

  • Walk the building when not addressing rental clients' needs
  • When not in use, ensure spaces and equipment materials are properly restored and secured
  • Take note of any damage to rooms or equipment and notify custodial staff/building engineer

Communicate with full time staff

  • At the start of each shift receive specific instructions for renter needs from Director or Operations Assistant of The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
  • Fill out production reports at the end of each shift detailing events of the shift and any actions that need to be taken by the full time staff


  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally both orally and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills are a must
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-directed and responsible personality with excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and Word. Prior knowledge of ArtsVision database helpful
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • At least 1 to 2 years previous experience in production with other arts organizations or performance venues, preferably with some background in classical music

Working conditions:

  • Busy open-office environment in addition to a flexible rehearsal/recording space which operates seven days a week, approximately 325 days a year

Physical requirements:

  • Able to alternate between hours at a desk and move chairs, racks and other equipment throughout the center

Please send cover letter and resume to Annette Shantur at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please contact by email only. Subject line should read: Part Time Production Staff