W.O. Smith Music School provides music instruction to more than 600 low-income children annually, utilizing an army of volunteer teaching artists.  Please note that the school does not hire music teachers. If interested in becoming one of our volunteer teaching artists, please visit our volunteer page.


Administrative Assistant (Monday, July 10, 2017) 

Position Description - Responsibilities and Qualifications

The ideal administrative assistant candidate will be a bilingual, creative problem-solving individual who is able to handle a variety of tasks. Computer skills in word processing, database management, spreadsheets and electronic communications (email, etc) is expected.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Processing telephone inquiries
  • Contacting students/teachers regarding schedule changes and absences
  • Entering registration data
  • Assisting in follow-up with cancellations or waiting lists
  • Assisting with attendance record keeping
  • Assisting with arrangements for special events
  • Clerical support as needed

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Candidates should be personable, able to interact with both adults and children, and is enthusiastic about the mission of the school. S/he must be able to multitask, have outstanding telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills. Experience in an arts/education environment with a general understanding of music instruction, curriculum, and instruments is preferred but not necessary.

Job Type: Part-time (20 hours/week)

Pay Scale: $12.50/per hour

Contact Information and Procedure

We ask that initial inquiry be made to jobs@wosmith.org. Please include the title of the position you are inquiring upon in the subject line of your email. Upon receipt of interest, an application and a list of required materials will be sent in return via e-mail. W.O. Smith Music School is not able to accept phone, mail, or in-person requests for information at this time.


non-profit/music Internship (Monday, July 10, 2017)

Position Description - Responsibilities and Qualifications

The ideal intern will be a bilingual, creative problem-solving individual who is able to handle a variety of tasks. Computer skills in word processing, database management, spreadsheets and electronic communications (email, etc.) is expected. Experience in an arts/education environment with a general understanding of music instruction, curriculum, and instruments is essential. The benefits to the intern are exciting and important, including working with a great team that cares deeply about providing equitable arts education to children in our community. In return, the intern should bring essential skills to this position, such as excellent communication, attention to detail, the ability to work independently on important projects, and most importantly, a strong interest in music and non-profit management.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Processing telephone inquiries
  • Contacting students/teachers regarding schedule changes and absences
  • Entering registration data
  • Assisting in follow-up with cancellations or waiting lists
  • Assisting with theory and private instrumental classes
  • Providing assistance to high school juniors and seniors preparing college applications
  • Clerical support as needed

Excellent computer skills are a must, with experience working on the internet and in social media. Excellent research, written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are important. Needs to be able to work independently with minimal supervision. A strong interest in entering a position in the non-profit sector is vital. 

Majors

Non-Profit Management or Music

Contact Information and Procedure

We ask that initial inquiry be made to jobs@wosmith.org. Please include the title of the position you are inquiring upon in the subject line of your email. Upon receipt of interest, an application and a list of required materials will be sent in return via e-mail. W.O. Smith Music School is not able to accept phone, mail, or in-person requests for information at this time.