Careers At CIM

The Cleveland Institute of Music is an equal employment opportunity employer and educator and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, political affiliation or veteran status.

Current Openings

The following employment opportunities are currently available:

IT Director

The Information Technology Director (IT Director) is responsible for supporting the efficient and effective management of information technology related assets of Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), an institution of higher education. This includes supervising staff, assigning priorities, communicating with administrative departments, faculty and students and administering, troubleshooting, and maintaining systems.

The IT Director has a key strategic role on the CIM management team, and has important visibility and impact across numerous functions of CIM.


  • Develop a system strategy in support of CIM's management team
  • Develop strategic IT roadmap and associate suite of application systems capabilities
  • Develop & Deploy systems in support of the strategy
  • Develop a standard technology architecture
  • Plan and manage development spending and investments
  • Identify and deliver cost reductions
  • Oversee the efforts of multiple projects, maintenance and support activities; plan, execute, direct, and complete projects and services and manage to budget.
  • Oversee the development of relevant process documentation
  • Provide advice and assistance to Directors and Managers on IT acquisition, management and development of administrative and instructional systems
  • Maintain the integrity of all electronic records of the organization

Required Abilities

  • Proficient at administering IT systems including servers, networking equipment, software, storage, web sites, workstations, and end-user software.
  • Able to manage and troubleshoot IIS, DNS, DHCP, and Active Directory
  • Capable of providing secondary support for Hyper-V, line of business applications and web systems.
  • Experience creating system diagrams and schematics using Microsoft Visio.
  • Knowledge of information security technologies and methodologies.
  • Experience with configuring managed switches
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Ability to remain calm and courteous in challenging situations

Required Education/Certifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related area and/or 5-7 years of experience in IT with at least 3 years in a management or supervisory role.


Current administrative and students systems include:
Great Plains – accounting; Power Campus/Self Service – student; Raiser's Edge - fund-raising; Power Faids/Net Partner – financial aid; Seat Advisor – concerts and events; TimeSheetX – student employment tracking program; ADP Payroll System, etc.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift 50 lbs, work in confined spaces, climb and crawl.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and three references online at

This page was last updated on October 3, 2014.

Human Resources

Megan Swerbinsky

Director of Human Resources

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 219

f. 216.795.3141


Please be sure to check the job listing you are interested in, as hiring contacts may vary by position.

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