Director of Operations

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) seeks a forward-thinking and extremely well-organized professional to join one of the most highly respected youth orchestra programs in the country.  The WYSO Operations Director is a core member of the WYSO team responsible for coordinating all logistical aspects of the WYSO program including three full orchestras, two string orchestras, multiple ensembles, WYSO Music Makers Program, WYSO Chamber Music Program, auditions, tours and competitions. The WYSO Operations Director collaborates with administrative and artistic staff to ensure that program needs are met and provides exceptional customer service to WYSO members and their families. Prior orchestra operations experience is preferred.

Founded in 1966 by Marvin Rabin, the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras is widely regarded as one of the top youth orchestra programs in the country. Over 4000 young musicians from more than 100 communities in southern and central Wisconsin have participated in the program. Driven by the mission of enriching lives by providing transformational musical experiences and opportunities, WYSO provides exceptional musical training and performance opportunities to a diverse community of young musicians.

Compensation:  Commensurate with education and experience.  Benefits include health, dental, disability/life insurance, paid vacation, sick days and a 403b retirement savings plan.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should submit a personal letter of interest, resume and two letters of professional recommendation.

A full position description is available here. 

Submit applications electronically to Bridget Fraser at bridget@wysomusic.org

The position will remain open until filled.

No phone calls please.

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