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CURRENT OPENINGS

REGISTRAR 

General work hours - 20 hrs M-F (negotiable)

Omaha Conservatory of Music, a premier music education and performance center, is seeking an organized, motivated, and enthusiastic individual to work with families and staff as Registrar for a growing student body of nearly 700 students. The Registrar will report to and partner closely with the Educational Programming Director to achieve the Omaha Conservatory of Music’s mission to build a musical community through education and performance opportunities to enrich lives. The Registrar will have responsibility for aspects of the registration process which include, enrolling new students, withdrawals, faculty and class rosters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone calls from OCM families, regarding registration and enrollments that are unusual in nature as needed.
  • Maintain a telephone log of all calls
  • Maintain a record of all communication with students and faculty
  • Be (or become) an expert in all aspects of software used by OCM to track current and former students
  • Work closely with Student Services on enrollment efforts
  • Complete all data entry for OCM students in all on-campus programs
  • Process student registrations in person, over the phone or electronically
  • Notify when class registrations are available online
  • Create enrollment and  class lists and disseminate to appropriate personnel
  • Provide monthly reports on student numbers
  • Total number of current students, with indication of +/- previous month
  • Total number of new students, with indication of +/- previous month
  • Total number of withdrawals, with indication of +/- previous month
  • Track student financial aid and scholarship awards in registration system as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of student activity, achievement, and level placement
  • Reports to Director of Educational Programming, with assignments from senior staff as requested

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and resolve problems independently
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and organizations, including faculty, staff, customers, and community partners
  • A strong sense of accountability and integrity with initiative to grow personally
  • Excellent organizational skills including time management, strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with software platforms

Education and/or experience: Associate degree in business or related field, or equivalent

Salary:  $14-16/hr

How to apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with references to T. Adam Goos, Educational Programming Director, at jobs@omahacm.org. Applications accepted until position is filled, screening to begin immediately.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE  

GENERAL WORK HOURS 9-1 M-F

Job Title: Development Associate

Reports to: Director of Development

Type of position: Part-time (20 hours/week), non-exempt

Position summary: Omaha Conservatory of Music, a premier music education and performance center, is seeking an organized, motivated, and enthusiastic individual for a newly created position to assist fundraising efforts.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Type, format, proofread and edit correspondence, reports, proposals, and other documents
  • Manage donor database, Kindful. Lead efforts to maintain giving information, donor profiles, and donor lists, run reports as needed, and ensure donor data integrity
  • Assist in researching new grant and matching gift opportunities
  • Draft thank-you letters and emails, ensuring donors are acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Assist in composition of proposal packets to individual and corporate donors
  • Conduct preliminary research on prospective donors
  • Producing lists for direct mail and email appeals
  • Maintain guest lists, prepare materials, and assist in general preparation/implementation of special events

Skills:

  • General knowledge of donor software (Kindful), Google applications, and Mac OS
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple, diverse and competing priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Utmost professionalism, discretion and judgement; sensitive to the protection of confidential information.
  • Superior verbal and written communication and leadership skills

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate's degree and/or 2 years experience in areas of responsibility required.
  • Nonprofit fundraising experience preferred

Salary:  $14-16/hr

How to apply: Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Mark Kresl, Director of Development at jobs@omahacm.org.

String Sprouts • teachers & assistants

Seeking motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic strings teachers for the groundbreaking String Sprouts program.

Teachers will need to be proficient on the violin, excellent at working with young (pre-K) children, and have significant musical and/or educational training. Responsibilities include: teaching students with a positive attitude, following the provided curriculum, and monitoring your classroom administrative and equipment needs.

Minimum of Masters degree and/or four years related experience in areas of responsibility preferred. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Candace Jorgensen, Director of Education & Community Engagement, Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St., Omaha, NE 68132.

E-mail to jobs@omahacm.org.

No phone calls, please.

PIANO artist-faculty

The Omaha Conservatory of Music is seeking strong candidates to fill an artist-faculty position in piano.  The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher and player whose teaching will include evening and weekend hours, as well as organized, dependable, collegial and have excellent people skills and judgment.

Minimum of Masters degree and/or four years related experience in areas of responsibility preferred.  Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Ruth Meints, Executive Director, Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass Street, Omaha NE 68132 or to jobs@omahacm.org.

Anti-Discrimination Policy – Omaha Conservatory of Music continues its firm commitment to the principle of equal employment opportunity. We provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or any other prohibited basis of discrimination under applicable local, state or federal law. We make employment decisions consistent with this principle of equal opportunity. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.