Job Openings

Youth Orchestra Operations Coordinator 

Job Summary: The Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) seeks a Youth Orchestras Coordinator to be responsible for the management of all aspects necessary for the operation of the orchestras. This position will act as liaison between the CSO Education department, the orchestra conductors, and the musicians and parents.

• Maintain open communication with Youth Orchestras Manager; prepare music folders for rehearsals and events; attend all rehearsals, concerts and retreats
• Ensure that all concerts and retreats have necessary auxiliary instruments, percussion equipment and accessories
• Recruit and hire coaches for rehearsals in a timely manner
• Oversee operational needs
• Check attendance hotline and respond to parent concerns; set up chairs and podium appropriately for rehearsal
• Take attendance and follow up on absences during the rehearsal; assist with sectionals/playing in the section as needed
• Collect the music following each concert
• Empty folders after final concert, determining any lost music and billing students appropriately
• Assist with student photos
• Assist with auditions in the spring

• Degree in Music Education or current Music Education student
• 1-3 years’ experience with orchestra or band is necessary
• Prior experience with music programs is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Familiarity with orchestral music, instruments and the general operations of an orchestra
• Ability to communicate comfortably with students and parents alike
Additional Information: This position is Part Time, working Wednesday evenings and occasional weekends from August through May.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to or mail to:

Attn: Human Resources
55 E State Street
Columbus, OH 43215