Careers At Aspen Music Festival

Assistant Director - Aspen Opera Center

Department: Operations
Location: Aspen, CO

Aspen Music Festival & School - Aspen Opera Center – Assistant Director 

The Assistant Director works under the supervision of the Program Administrator of the Aspen Opera Center (AOC) to assist in providing support for the director and artistic staff of the Aspen Opera Center.  The Assistant Director attends all rehearsals, performances, and meetings with the AOC director, keeps notes during rehearsals, and assists with the day to day schedule management of the director with stage management, production management, and designers. In addition, the Assistant Director assists with administrative support of the singers and faculty as needed, and will assist with company scheduling under the direction of the Program Administrator.

Qualifications: Proven ability to assist artistic and technical staff with efficiency, clarity, and grace while exercising the ability to create and maintain a supportive and collaborative atmosphere.  Flexibility, creativity, interpersonal skills, strong administrative practical understanding and skills are all required.  Strong and proven knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office products (particularly Word and Excel) required. Candidates with prior opera experience will be given preference. Prior experience with ArtsVision, a plus. Candidates also must be independently motivated, possess a sense of humor, be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb stairs and ladders comfortably. Additionally, candidates must have a valid driver’s license for the summer of 2018. A DMV check will be conducted for the candidate hired.

Duration: June 13 - August 20, 2019

Compensation: Hourly wage plus seasonal housing

Application Procedure: Please complete the online application and attach your cover letter and resume (with references) where prompted. PDF files only.

No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

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