Boston University Tanglewood Institute

855 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Date Posted:
January 16, 2019

Western Massachusetts



Community Engagement Manager

Part Time: May 23-June 7 (5 hours per week, remote work);Full Time: June 9-August 10 (On site in Lenox, MA)
The Community Engagement Manager is responsible for fulfilling the operational needs of the community engagement program at BUTI and assisting with program development. This position also collaborates on a variety of projects in areas including concert performance and alumni and donor initiatives. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pre-Season Work (Jay 13-June 7)

  • Working on site or remotely with the BUTI senior staff team, develop and build a comprehensive plan for the 2019 Community Engagement Program

  • Develop organizational relationships through event planning, scheduling and coordination efforts with partner organizations

  • Assist with additional season and special project planning

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Summer Responsibilities (June 9-August 10)
  • Oversee logistics (personnel, production needs, transportation, etc.) of engagement performance events in collaboration with Program Director, and respective faculty, guests and program staff

  • Track, evaluate, and report on Community Engagement Program activities

  • Serve as lead representative at BUTI Information Table for all major Ozawa Hall/Shed concert events and designated

    student and faculty recitals

  • Collaborate and assist on projects related to donor and alumni relations, including the Scholarship Thank-You Initiative

  • Assist with student registration and production of related materials

  • Work with Administrative Office Coordinator and Publications Coordinator with daily office demands

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

The successful candidate is passionate about community engagement work and arts education, and has a friendly and approachable disposition. S/he has strong interpersonal and leadership skills, is self-guided, can think on their toes, and is able to oversee a project from conception to completion.
The preferred candidate has a valid US driver’s license and access to a vehicle for the duration of summer employment.
How To Apply:

Apply online for this and other summer positions at A cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications along with a work resume are required.

Apply by:
February 28, 2019
Salary, Housing, Weekday Lunch, Tanglewood Lawn Pass
About this Organization:
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) is recognized internationally as one of the premier summer training programs for aspiring high school-age musicians and is the only program of its kind associated with one of the world's great symphony orchestras. Under the guidance of distinguished professionals and in the presence of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), young people devote themselves to a summer of extraordinary music making.

All BUTI programs share a common element: excellence. BUTI offers programs for all orchestral instruments, voice, piano, and composition, ranging in duration from two to six weeks. Depending on your area of study, you may be eligible for more than one program, and students may apply for more than one program with the same audition. Included with all BUTI programs is unparalleled access to all BSO and Tanglewood Music Center concerts, as many as 15 events per week.

BUTI is a magical blend of the formal and informal, of joy and hard work. No one who spends a summer at Tanglewood leaves untouched by the experience.