FREE employee housing in Breckenridge
$75 Weekly food stipend
The Assistant Librarian assists the Principal Librarian in managing the operations of the NRO Music Library. This position helps to oversee the Library Fellow and six library bowing assistants (work-study orchestra members). The Assistant Librarian is expected to work closely and effectively with the Director of Operations and Education, Orchestra Manager, Music Director, Stage Manager, and Guest Conductors to ensure clear communication regarding music needs for the festival and clear dissemination of this information.
Why You Will Love the NRO:
The NRO is an inclusive organization dedicated to teamwork and a highly communicative atmosphere. This professional workplace encourages interaction, synergy, positive feedback, and goal-oriented individuals, all working together to enhance the future of classical music and the Arts.
Our vision is to break barriers between education, performance, and community to develop 21st-century musicians!
What You Will Do:
Performs duties at the request of Principal Librarian which include but are not limited to:
Receive and inventory new acquisitions, rental music, and trade holdings
Provide music to string principals and/or conductors for bowing, distribute and collect music at all services
Check-out music and folders to musicians, determine orchestration needs, timings, and movement titles, marking and bowing parts
Accurately maintain music library and catalog
Photocopy practice and extra parts
Create page turn inserts
Often serves as principal librarian for pops and/or run-out concerts
Will supervise work assignments for the Library Fellow and bowing assistants as directed by the Principal Librarian
Assist with end-of-season breakdown and storage of all music and equipment
Provide quality customer service; customers defined as all stakeholders
Other duties as assigned
Your Time in Breckenridge:
The position will begin on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, with the last working day on Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Breckenridge Arrival: Monday, June 5, 2023 / Breckenridge Departure: Thursday, August 24, 2023
How to Apply:
Prepare a one-page resume along with a cover letter and a list of at least three references complete with their contact information and relationship to you. Send firstname.lastname@example.org please type “Assistant Librarian” in the subject line. This position will remain open until filled.
Previous orchestral and library experience is required
Minimum 2 years of experience in orchestral operations and/or music library setting
Must be able to handle confidential situations with an even-tempered and professional approach
Must work well under pressure, prioritize effectively, and be detail-oriented
The job requires manual labor: lifting boxes of music weighing up to 40 lbs, climbing stairs, and acquiring music from overhead shelves
Must be able to provide own computer or laptop
Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player
For more than 60 years, the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) has played a crucial role in preparing young musicians for careers in the orchestra world, while delivering outstanding musical performances for residents and visitors in Summit County, Colorado. Today the NRO has achieved unparalleled success and is at the forefront of the nation’s summer music festivals.