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Employment Opportunities

Are you a teaching artist, music educator, or passionate about working in music education?

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory is expanding and we would like to keep you informed as positions become available. If you share our passion for instilling the magic of music in students then one of the positions listed below may be the perfect match for you.

We also appreciate when you spread the word to your friends and colleagues.  You can help us enrich lives through music!

For more information or to apply for a position, please send your resume and a thoughtful cover letter to Amber Weber, Deputy Director, at hr@sdys.org. No phone calls, please.

Current Opportunities

Music Director
San Diego Youth Symphony (SDYS) is pleased to announce a year-long search for a new Music Director to succeed retiring Music Director Jeff Edmons. This role will be a champion for music education in San Diego County and a visible member of the SDYS leadership team. S/he is responsible, in partnership with the President & CEO, for setting the artistic direction of the organization and providing artistic and administrative leadership that helps the organization achieve its mission and goals, and position itself for a dynamic future.

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Individual Giving Assistant

San Diego Youth Symphony’s (SDYS) Individual Giving Assistant supports SDYS initiatives designed to increase donated income through individual giving. They will provide support for SDYS membership programs and events, concert ticketing, special initiatives for community partners, database management, donation processing, and special events. They will balance multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and will be committed to our core values of commitment, creativity, equity, collaboration, and service.

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Teaching Artist
The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory is seeking a Teaching Artist to support beginning and intermediate students in Chula Vista and/or City Heights, and to teach private/group lessons to beginning and intermediate students in Balboa Park, online, or other locations. Our Teaching Artists build musical skills, teach fundamentals, amplify student creativity, serve as mentors and role models, and build community with students and families. They are committed to our core values of commitment, creativity, equity, collaboration, and service.

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