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Established in 1959, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra has a long tradition of uniquely enriching the musical life of our community. CUSO is honored to be named the professional orchestra in residence at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The orchestra is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and receives no funding from Krannert Center or the University of Illinois. Over the past 63 years, CUSO has performed more than 300 concerts, bringing the magic of live orchestral music to music lovers of all ages.

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra seeks qualified applicants with a passion for music to fill an immediate opening for orchestra Operations Manager. The Operations Manager is responsible for the management of orchestra personnel, musician contracting and scheduling, rehearsals, concert production, and music library administration. The Operations Manager reports to the Executive Director and works directly with the Music Director and Conductor. This is a half-time position requiring the equivalent of 20 hours per week. All hours worked are compensated and paid holidays and time off are provided.

Find the complete job description here.

To apply for the position, submit your resume with a cover letter to CUSO Executive Director, Gerri Kirchner, by email to music@cusymphony.org.