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Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Seeks Operations Manager

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Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Seeks Operations Manager


Lafayette Symphony Orchestra is Hiring an Operations Manager!

The Operations Manager (OM) is a vital member of the LSO team responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing orchestra activities including concert production, guest artist relations, graphic design & promotion of the LSO, special events, and other administrative functions. The OM works directly with all administrative and artistic staff and provides support to LSO Board members, donors, volunteers, and patrons. The ideal candidate will be super organized and detail oriented with top notch people skills. They should be calm, kind, and solution-focused with a healthy sense of humor.


  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in an arts and/or business field or possess a strong history of related work experience
  • Work proactively and independently to serve the needs of multiple LSO constituents simultaneously
  • Have high level problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excel in a fast-paced environment and remain cool and composed under pressure
  • Maintain a positive attitude and perceptive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style to fit a variety of applications
  • Display strong organizational and analytical skills and ability to continually establish and evaluate priorities
  • Represent the LSO with professionalism, tact, and diplomacy at all times
  • Have graphic design experience and/or a great eye for aesthetics paired with a willingness to participate in self-led design training
  • Be computer proficient with experience in standard business programs, databases, and web-based applications including social media


  • Have experience in the non-profit sector
  • Possess proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud apps
  • Have experience working with and/or participating in musical ensembles

Other Information:

  • Full-Time/Exempt; Annual salary range $30k-$35k commensurate with skills & experience
  • Some weekend and evening work is required for this position
  • Eligible for LSO’s Unlimited Paid Time Off program
  • Eligible for healthcare premium reimbursement program & employer HSA match
  • A check of criminal conviction records may be required for employment in this position
  • All inquiries and application materials should be submitted by email (no phone calls or snail mail, please).

Interested applicants should submit the following by email

  • Cover letter including salary requirements
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References


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