Learning Programs Manager
Cincinnati, OH Learning
Job Type

As part of a team, the Learning Programs Manager represents the CSO to educators and other arts, education, and civic institutions to promote constructive working partnerships in the community and advance the organization. The ideal candidate will have music education experience, preferably with an orchestra, the ability to work independently, a high level of integrity and must enjoy working with a wide variety of people.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

School Programs

  • Assist in planning and implementing of CSO Learning Programs. The Learning Department’s suite of programming encompasses both direct and indirect music instruction, as well as virtual/digital learning programming, and a variety of other educational partnerships.
  • Collaborate with staff conductors, production staff, and musicians in designing a variety of education concerts and events.
  • Assist in supervising independent contractors in developing and implementing program components including curriculum guides.
  • Lead internal collaboration in marketing, communication and ticketing for all school programs.
  • Participate in maintaining professional relationships with regional and local educators, school districts, universities, and other institutions. Be prepared to act as spokesperson for the CSO in school and education matters.
  • Inform and meet long-term vision and strategy for programs in collaboration with the Director of Learning.
  • Develop and implement impact measurement tools to evaluate progress on organizational strategic priorities.

Administrative Duties Include Assisting or taking the Lead to:

  • Schedule, coordinate, and manage a year-long calendar of education events in coordination with CSO master calendar.
  • Develop budgets for each program with the Director of Learning; manage and process invoices, payments, and receivables related to school programs.
  • Cultivate, plan and schedule CSO musicians for events supporting Learning Programs efforts.
  • Collaborate interdepartmentally to implement programs and provide up-to-date information to assist fundraising, marketing, and communications efforts.


  • Seek out partnerships and collaborations with other arts organizations, educators, schools, and artists
  • Support organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in music education, music, or similar field is required; orchestra education experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and exceptional organizational ability.
  • Computer proficiency required, including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn and utilize new software. Experience with Tessitura and/or OPAS is a plus.
  • Availability to work evening and weekend events is expected.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and reliable transportation as offsite travel is required.
Salary Description
$45,000 - $50,000 annual