JOB OPENINGS

ABOUT ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S
Orchestra of St. Luke’s (OSL) began in 1974 as a group of virtuoso musicians performing chamber music concerts at Greenwich Village’s Church of St. Luke in the Fields.  Now in its 43rd season, the Orchestra performs over 80 concerts a year, at 19 different venues, in all five boroughs of New York City.  Nearly half of OSL’s performances are presented for free through its education and community programs, reaching over 10,000 New York City public school students annually. OSL built and operates The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City’s only rehearsal, recording, education, and performance space dedicated to classical music. It serves more than 500 ensembles and more than 30,000 musicians each year.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s full-time administrative staff numbers approximately 22 and has offices at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Pursuant to federal law, all applicants, upon being made an offer of employment, must produce documents, which are specified by the federal government, establishing their identity and authorization for employment in the United States. These documents must be produced no later than 72 hours after commencement of employment. You also will be required to complete Form I-9 (issued by the federal government) verifying, under oath, your employment authorization and identity.

Community Liaison Fellowship

The Community Liaison Fellowship is focused on assessing, identifying, and implementing the organization's community-based initiatives, which exist both within our Hell's Kitchen home and throughout New York City.

This is a compensated fellowship with practical, hands-on experience and excellent learning opportunities, and designed to provide a career-enrichment opportunity to a person from an underrepresented community interested in working in arts administration. The Fellow will gain direct experience working with a large metropolitan orchestra's community engagement strategies, and learn approaches towards building relationships and deepening an arts organization's impact within immediate and broader communities.

The Community Liaison collaborates with colleagues throughout the organization and works within the auspices of the Education & Community department. This fellowship is part of OSL's goal of ensuring that the organization's constituents reflect the diversity of the its dynamic community in New York City.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work within the department to deepen and grow its existing action plans surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with various constituents from the Hell's Kitchen community and create a plan of action towards engaging these partners in programming
  • Participate in developing a strategic plan for community engagement surrounding OSL's Music in Color, Young Artist Series, and Free Community Concerts and execute relevant activities, including evaluation of the strategic plan following the series' conclusion
  • Support the administration of Education & Community programs, including Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's free school concerts, Music in Color, and the Young Arist Series.
  • Collaborate with Arts Archivist Fellow on special projects and professional development
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A demonstrated commitment to issues surrounding equity, inclusion and diversity, particularly in classical music
  • Experience in community organizing and working with constituencies such as churches, libraries, shelters, public schools, etc.
  • Knowledge of community & education strategies in the performing arts
  • Exceptional communication skills and prior experience with strategic planning/project management
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively, sensitively, and effectively with all constituencies in a diverse community
COMPENSATION
$24/hour*
 
This is an hourly position for 29 hours per week.
 
FELLOWSHIP DATES
Immediate opening - February 28, 2019 (29 hours/week)
 
*FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Now in its second year, OSL’s Community Liaison Fellowship aims to create a meaningful learning opportunity for a qualified individual from an underrepresented community. This may include but is not limited to individuals from minority, economically disadvantaged, or nontraditional backgrounds. OSL is an equal opportunity employer.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
Regular business hours (9:30am–5:30pm), open office, some evenings and weekend events required, local travel to meetings and events.

TO APPLY
Please send submit a cover letter and resumé to gpadmore@oslmusic.org with the subject line Community Liaison Fellow, Applicant's Name. Applications are due by February 28, 2018, or until position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Arts Archivist Fellowship

The Arts Archivist Fellowship tells the story of Orchestra of St. Luke’s and its home, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, by cataloging and analyzing the organization’s historical activities. The Fellow will determine recommendations for cataloguing and begin inventorying the organization’s historical information. The Fellow will play a leading role in an initiative to digitize OSL’s forty-three years of performance activity and The DiMenna Center’s diverse programs. The Fellow collaborates with colleagues throughout the organization, including senior staff members, and supports the Director of The DiMenna Center, Director of Operations, and Music Librarian.

This is a compensated fellowship with practical experience and excellent learning opportunities, and is designed to provide a career-enrichment opportunity to a person from an underrepresented community interested in working in arts administration.

During this fellowship, the Fellow will:

  1. Determine best practice recommendations for cataloging the orchestra’s performance history and The DiMenna Center’s activities
  2. Input and manage archival data, ranging from the orchestra’s Carnegie Hall performances to world premieres at The DiMenna Center
  3. Become a subject matter expert in OSL’s programming and mission to support planning for upcoming anniversary seasons
  4. Collaborate with OSL’s Community Liaison Fellow on special projects and professional development
  5. Learn artistic management practices of a leading orchestra and cultural facility

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and the ability to read music
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • An understanding and interest in classical music repertoire and artists
  • Familiarity and creativity concerning best practices in archiving, and an interest in communicating the mission and work of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, sensitively, and effectively with all levels of staff and artists

COMPENSATION
Compensation is up to $30,400 for this one-year role, ending in February 2019. Fellow will be required to work 29 hours each week.

FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY
The Arts Archivist Fellowship aims to create a meaningful learning opportunity for a qualified individual from an underrepresented community. This may include but is not limited to individuals from minority, economically disadvantaged, or nontraditional backgrounds. OSL is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jglover@oslmusic.org with the subject line Arts Archivist Fellow, Applicant’s Last Name. Applications are due by April 1, 2018, or until position is filled.

Youth Programs Fellowship*

The Youth Programs Fellowship is a compensated fellowship to support Orchestra of St. Luke’s (OSL) community and education programs for young people. The Fellow will gain direct experience working with a large metropolitan orchestra’s community engagement strategies and build their understanding of program administration by supporting OSL’s after-school youth orchestra program, Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and portfolio of community performances and events. 
 
The Youth Programs Fellow collaborates with colleagues throughout the organization, including the Community Liaison Fellow and Arts Archivist Fellow, and works within the Education and Community department. This fellowship is part of OSL's effort to ensure that the organization’s constituents reflect the diversity of its dynamic community in New York City. This fellowship is designed as a career-enrichment opportunity for a person from an underrepresented community.
 
During this fellowship, the Fellow will:
  1. Assist in the administration of Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s
  2. Manage student instrument inventory by tracking and distributing instruments
  3. Assist in student assessments by collecting and documenting evaluation data
  4. Coordinate program logistics by contacting families, parents, faculty, and program sites
  5. Support concert production and other events organized by the Education Department
  6. Conduct site visits and teacher observations, as needed
  7. Work within the department to deepen and grow its existing action plans for diversity, equity and inclusion
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of classical music and musical proficiency; string players encouraged
  • Familiarity with music education pedagogies and community engagement strategies in the arts
  • A demonstrated commitment to issues surrounding equity, inclusion and diversity, particularly in classical music
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively, sensitively, and effectively with all constituencies in a diverse community
  • Spanish language proficiency encouraged but not required
FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Now in its second year, OSL’s fellowship program aims to create a meaningful learning opportunity for qualified individuals from underrepresented communities in the arts. This may include but is not limited to individuals from minority, economically disadvantaged, or nontraditional backgrounds. OSL is an equal opportunity employer.
 
COMPENSATION
$23.40/hour
 
FELLOWSHIP DATES
Immediate Opening – February 28, 2019 (15 hours/week)
* This is an hourly position

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to elee@oslmusic.org with the subject line “Youth Programs Fellow - [Last Name]”. No phone calls please.

 

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