The Heifetz Institute is looking for some bright, energetic, and committed staff members for our 2019 summer season.
Ready to join our summer team? We are now accepting applications for our 2019 season. Jobs and descriptions are listed below. Approximate dates of employment are June 22 – August 11, 2019. A few staff may be asked to arrive earlier or later; all will depart no later than August 12.
We offer competitive pay for all summer contract positions. Housing and dining hall meals are provided to all staff at no charge. RAs live in single rooms on the student halls they are leading; non-residential employees live in a staff dormitory in single, air-conditioned rooms in a central, convenient location on the campus of Mary Baldwin University. Parking is abundant and free of charge.
Being a staff member during our summer program and festival is an all-in proposition. Plan to work long – sometimes demanding – hours, to enjoy extraordinary camaraderie with your fellow staff members, to revel in some of the best music making going on anywhere in the world, and to gain immense practical and artistic experience.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to General Manager, Jennifer Roe, (email@example.com). Be sure to indicate the position(s) you are interested in applying for in your message.
There are additional summer positions available with our HeifetzPEG program for exceptionally gifted students ages 9 – 13. Click here to learn more.
Heifetz Institute 2019 Summer Employment Positions
Positions available: 6
Heifetz Institute Resident Assistants exhibit strong leadership capabilities, social and emotional intelligences, and good communication skills. RAs are required to live on campus for the duration of the summer, and act as both resource and role model to students attending the summer program. They also assist with our full schedule of concerts and events. (Click on job title for full job description.)
Positions available: 2
Our multimedia producers are creative leaders in their industry. With over 50 concerts and events to capture each summer, time management skills are a must, as is professionalism when interacting with our students, faculty, staff and audience members. Applicants must be able to provide work samples. (Click on job title for full job description.)
Positions Available: 2
Heifetz Institute Artistic Coordinators possess strong communication skills, thorough knowledge of both chamber and solo string repertoire, a background in classical music performance, and the ability to work under strict deadlines. Artistic Coordinators enjoy hands-on work with every aspect of our concert operations, from programming to execution. (Click on job title for full job description.)
Administrative Assistant /Festival Assistant
Positions Available: 2
A Heifetz Institute Administrative (Festival) Assistant is a motivated, responsible, and organized individual with a background in classical music and a strong interest in arts administration. Of the two assistants we will hire, one will focus on box office management, and the other on assisting faculty and visiting artists with logistics and daily needs. Both will perform routine administrative duties, and both will be involved in concert operations and event planning/execution. (Click on job title for full job description.)
Positions Available: 1
Positions Available: 2
Stipend plus housing and meals provided.
This is an immersive, all-in, all-hands-on deck experience working at the Institute and includes involvement in nearly every aspect of our operations during the six-week summer program. Staff interns also assist with our HeifetzPEG program for exceptionally gifted young string players ages 9 – 13.
Staff internships present an excellent opportunity for students with musical backgrounds interested in arts management to broaden their experience.
If you are interested in an internship at the Heifetz Institute this summer, please forward a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Roe, General Manager (Jennifer@heifetzinstitute.org).
Click here to see our HeifetzPEG employment opportunities.
There are limited opportunities for time off during the six-week employment contract period. If you know you must be away from the Institute for any reason during the summer (for a wedding or family reunion, for example) please advise us during your interview so we can plan accordingly.
We perform background checks on all new hires.
Apply early. Summer positions can fill quickly.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Roe, General Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please note the position or positions in which you are interested in the body or subject line of your email.
Would you like to step out of the audience and step in to a supporting role behind the scenes? Volunteers are needed primarily during June, July, and August, but we also use some round-the-year help in our downtown Staunton, VA gift shop and our Heifetz On Tour activities. Our volunteers provide a variety of services, ranging from ushering at concerts to transporting our faculty and guest artists to and from regional airports during the six-week summer Festival of Concerts. If you’d like to contribute your time and talents to the Institute, let’s talk! Please email email@example.com, or call our office at 540.907.4446.