CIM is located in the heart of University Circle, adjacent to the Case Western Reserve University campus. University Circle, Northeast Ohio's cultural center, was named one of America's prettiest neighborhoods by Forbes Magazine. We are proud to be part of this amazing community focused on the arts, education and enrichment. CIM is walking distance from Severance Hall, home to The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Western Reserve Historical Society, Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art. A variety of restaurants and coffee shops are also within this walkable community.

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

 

Development Operations Coordinator

The Development Operations Coordinator serves as a member of the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Development team and will be fully-versed in and exposed to the daily development operations of CIM; performing as a key figure in the effectiveness and overall ability of the department to achieve its fundraising goals, steward donors, and maintain financial records of donations. Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Development Operations Coordinator will support the implementation of fundraising strategies to increase contributed revenues from donors to CIM.

Responsibilities 

  • Manage and coordinate development-related Raiser’s Edge functions
  • Assist with Telefunding, email, & Direct Mail campaigns
  • Answer and return calls from patrons and donors within 24 hours of receiving messages on the membership and events hotlines, in coordination with the Development team. Provide excellent customer service to all callers.
  • Support prospect researcher in conducting prospect research.
  • Assist with scholarship and endowment fund reporting, lifetime giving initiative, and other major gift and campaign related reports.
  • Attend events as a representative of the CIM staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 1-2 years’ experience in gift processing and data analytics.
  • Strong preference for majors in the arts or demonstrated experience in a performing arts setting. Working knowledge of classical music a plus.
  • Extensive computer skills- familiarity with databases, especially Raiser’s Edge.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs, including but not limited to Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Ability to adjust schedule as needed for support at functions, which frequently occur on evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to do basic accounting and mathematical computations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references at https://cim.applicantpro.com.

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.

Part-time Applied Voice Instructor

The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) invites applications for a part-time appointment to teach applied voice to students enrolled at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), as part of the Joint Music Program (JMP). Appointment begins August 2018. Salary commensurate with experience. 

The successful candidate for this position will add to a vibrant team of music scholars, artists, and educators. CIM and CWRU cooperate in a Joint Music Program, providing students with the advantages of both a conservatory and a major research university. The two institutions share a campus setting in University Circle with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and over twenty other cultural organizations.

Experience & Qualifications

  • All voice types considered
  • Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching foundational vocal technique, informed by a strong understanding of both the art and science of vocal pedagogy
  • Qualified candidates must hold a master’s degree
  • College-level teaching and keyboard skills sufficient to accompany lessons are desirable

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin May 14, 2018. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information (address, phone number, email address) of three references to careers@cim.edu.

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.

Part-time Cello Faculty

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a part-time Teacher of Cello who possesses a commitment and devotion to excellence in the training and artistic development of young cellists, from beginning to advanced students. It is CIM's intention to offer a part-time position to the successful candidate beginning with the 2018/2019 academic year.

Responsibilities of this position, in addition to teaching, include the ability to attract and retain quality students as well as attendance of all faculty meetings, student recitals, exams and other departmental and Preparatory Department events.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in music with a major in cello performance or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrable track record of successful teaching of cello at the preparatory level
  • Demonstrable performance experience as a solo cellist and/or in a chamber music capacity

Start Date

August 27, 2018

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Contact information for three references
  • (Optional) video uploads of student performances relevant to successful teaching and/or solo or chamber music performances from at least two style periods
  • Additional materials indicating teaching experience and student achievements

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials via email to careers@cim.edu. All submitted materials are the property of Cleveland Institute of Music. Review begins immediately and position remains open until filled.

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.

Part-time Guitar Faculty

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a part-time Teacher of Guitar who possesses a commitment and devotion to excellence in the training and artistic development of young guitarists, from beginning to advanced students. It is CIM's intention to offer a part-time position to the successful candidate beginning with the 2018/2019 academic year.

Responsibilities of this position, in addition to teaching, include the ability to attract and retain quality students as well as attendance of all faculty meetings, student recitals, exams and other departmental and Preparatory Department events.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in music with a major in guitar performance or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrable track record of successful teaching of guitar at the preparatory level
  • Demonstrable performance experience as a solo guitarist and/or in a chamber music capacity
  • Experience teaching classroom guitar and/or coaching guitar ensembles or chamber music

Start Date

August 27, 2018

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Contact information for three references
  • (Optional) video uploads of student performances relevant to successful teaching and/or solo or chamber music performances from at least two style periods
  • Additional materials indicating teaching experience and student achievements

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials via email to careers@cim.edu. All submitted materials are the property of Cleveland Institute of Music. Review begins immediately and position remains open until filled.

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.

Part-time Percussion Faculty

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a part-time Teacher of Percussion who possesses a commitment and devotion to excellence in the training and artistic development of young percussionists, from beginning to advanced students. It is CIM's intention to offer a part-time position to the successful candidate beginning with the 2018/2019 academic year.

Responsibilities of this position, in addition to teaching, include the ability to attract and retain quality students as well as the attendance of all faculty meetings, student recitals, exams and other departmental and Preparatory Department events.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in music with a major in percussion performance or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrable track record of successful teaching of percussion at the preparatory level
  • Demonstrable performance experience as a solo percussionist and/or in a chamber music capacity

Start Date

August 27, 2018

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Contact information for three references
  • (Optional) video uploads of student performances relevant to successful teaching and/or solo or chamber music performances from at least two style periods
  • Additional materials indicating teaching experience and student achievements

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials via email to careers@cim.edu. Inquires can also be directed to this address. All submitted materials are the property of Cleveland Institute of Music. Review begins immediately and position remains open until filled.

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.

Part-time Teacher of Suzuki Cello

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a Part-Time Teacher of Suzuki Cello.

Qualifications & Experience

Master’s degree in Suzuki Pedagogy preferred; Suzuki Registration of Cello Teacher Training Units 1-10 and high overall level ability as a musician.

Start Date

August 2018

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Videos of private teaching, recital programs and any supporting materials relevant to successful teaching
  • A video of the candidates’ performances will further assist the search committee in arriving at an informed decision

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials to Kimberly Meier-Sims, Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106. All submitted materials are property of Cleveland Institute of Music.

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.

Part-time Teacher of Voice

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a part-time Teacher of Voice who possesses a commitment and devotion to excellence in the training and artistic development of singers, from beginning to advanced students. It is CIM's intention to offer a part-time position to the successful candidate beginning with the 2018/2019 academic year.

Responsibilities of this position, in addition to teaching, include the ability to attract and retain quality students, attendance at all faculty meetings, student recitals, exams and other departmental and Preparatory Department events.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in music with a major in voice performance or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrable track record of successful teaching of voice at the preparatory level
  • Demonstrable performance experience as a soloist and/or in a small ensemble capacity

Start Date & Location(s)

  • Start date of August 27, 2018
  • Must be able to work at Westlake and Chagrin Falls CIM Branches

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Contact information for three references
  • (Optional) Videos showing student performances relevant to successful teaching, and candidates' solo performances in music from at least two style periods
  • Additional supporting materials indicating teaching experience and student achievements are welcome

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials via email to careers@cim.edu. Inquires can also be directed to this address.

All submitted materials are the property of Cleveland Institute of Music. Review begins immediately and position remains open until filled.

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.

Part-time Violin Faculty

The Preparatory and Continuing Education Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music invites applications for a part-time Teacher of Violin who possesses a commitment and devotion to excellence in the training and artistic development of young violinists, from beginning to advanced students. It is CIM's intention to offer a part-time position to the successful candidate beginning with the 2018/2019 academic year.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position, in addition to teaching, include:

  • Ability to attract and retain quality students
  • Attendance at all faculty meetings, student recitals, exams and other departmental and Preparatory Department events

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in music with a major in violin performance or equivalent professional experience.
  • Demonstrable track record of successful teaching of violin at the preparatory level
  • Demonstrable performance experience as a solo violinist and/or in a chamber music capacity

Start Date

August 27, 2018

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Complete vita
  • Contact information for three references
  • (Optional) Videos showing student performances relevant to successful teaching, and candidates' solo or chamber music performances from at least two style periods
  • Additional supporting materials indicating teaching experience and student achievements are welcome

Interested applicants are asked to submit the above materials via email to madeline.lucas@cim.edu. Inquires can also be directed to this address.

All submitted materials are the property of Cleveland Institute of Music. Review begins immediately and position remains open until filled.

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.

Security/Room Scheduler

Provide a welcome and secure atmosphere for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Responsibilities

Security & Safety:

  • Greet faculty, staff, students, and visitors to CIM in a friendly, courteous manner
  • Be familiar with and able to perform both opening and closing procedures.
  • Operate alarm systems
  • Ensure only authorized persons gain admittance to restricted access offices and studios
  • Challenge unfamiliar or unknown persons in or on the grounds of the institute
  • Provide surveillance of the building
  • Perform routine interior and exterior patrols of CIM’s main building, dorm, annex building and parking lot
  • Operate security surveillance equipment when asked to do so
  • Maintain visitor sign-in book
  • Notify appropriate offices of visitors in a timely manner and direct visitors to appropriate offices/meeting rooms when necessary
  • Interface with UCI Police and CWRU Police to report/resolve problems on CIM premises
  • Accept and secure lost and found articles
  • Maintain lost and found log
  • Produce incident log and incident report files
  • Emergency Situations (fire, injury, disaster, criminal action, medical, etc.); Notify proper authorities in case of emergencies; Assist medical/fire/police personnel responding to emergency; Direct evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency; Become certified for and administer CPR/First Aid, if necessary

Room Control:

  • Maintain studio logbook
  • Sign out studio rooms and keys
  • Maintain system for retrieving keys from faculty and students
  • Work closely with Conservatory and Preparatory Registrars in assigning rooms
  • Fulfill room reservation requests via security’s RoomRes email group using provided spread sheets and schedule documents
  • Manage student locker inventory
  • Operate computerized room and event control systems as implemented

General:

  • Follow all procedures, guidelines, and directives from the Facilities Director
  • Answer incoming calls and direct inquiries to the appropriate offices or departments
  • Assist with event setups and strikes as needed and as directed by Facilities Director or Events Planning staff
  • Maintain physical neatness of lobby, entrance areas, stairways and corridors by mopping up spills, sweeping, and vacuuming if necessary
  • Assist CIM offices and departments with various projects

Experience & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proven work experience as security personnel and/or reception work preferred
  • Able to interact with all levels of administration, faculty, students, outside vendors, and patrons
  • Dependable
  • Able to easily patrol building and grounds
  • Must be able to physically respond quickly in emergency situations
  • Able to lift approximately 50lbs
  • Able to spend at least half of work shift on foot
  • Able to respond quickly to emergency situations
  • Organized with a proactive attitude to problem solving and helping all CIM constituents
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Possess basic PC skills.
  • Use work email efficiently.
  • Read and create basic Word/Word Perfect documents.
  • Read and create basic Excel spreadsheets
  • Understand and comply with IT department rules for data and network security.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to careers@cim.edu.

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.