The Opera Education Assistant schedules opera in-school education presentations, working with schools and community venues, through phone calls and email communications. The opera assistant maintains and publishes a variety of calendars, including most of the online scheduling of activities for Opera Resident Artists. Additionally, the opera assistant manages our opera education website, oversees office supplies, and maintains the database of opera education activities. They send correspondence, receive RSVPs, and are often asked to give tours of our three buildings, so must be comfortable with addressing groups of people, especially students. Occasional evening and weekend work is required; the regular 40-hour work week will be adjusted when this occurs.
Persons who have excellent organizational and management skills, and who enjoy being part of a collaborative team in which they often play a supportive role. Persons with experience in arts education, and knowledge of vocal and/or symphonic repertoire; a BA in music, fine art, arts administration or communication is preferred.
With a strong commitment to diversity, equity, excellence and inclusion, Utah Opera especially welcomes applications from candidates from historically underrepresented communities.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suites is necessary for this position. Experience with digital photography, social media, design and website maintenance is helpful. Knowledge of the Tessitura database would be useful.
Use the USUO website application to submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 references.
Applications will be confirmed by, and any questions can be addressed to:
Additional Salary Information: $13 per hour, plus full benefits
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Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s mission is to connect Utah with great live music in orchestral and operatic art forms that celebrate past traditions while cultivating present and future audiences.The Utah Symphony, which performs more than 70 concerts at Abravanel Hall and in the community, is one of only fifteen year-round orchestras in the nation. Together with Utah Opera, which presents four productions annually at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, USUO reaches 350,000 people in Utah and the Intermountain region through performances and educational outreach programs. The organization employs 57 staff and 86 full-time musicians and has a development staff of nine. USUO hosts an annual summer series – the Deer Valley® Music Festival – in Park City, Utah. For more information, visit www.usuo.org.