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Winston-Salem Symphony | Education Administrator

Updated: Apr 26

Position Title: Education Administrator

Position FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Position Summary: The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is seeking an Education Administrator to provide administrative support for the Winston-Salem Symphony’s education programs, including the Winston-Salem Symphony Youth Orchestras Program, Piedmont Learning Academy for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) Music, Symphony Club, Peter Perret Youth Talent Search, and the Instrument Petting Zoo. Under the guidance of the VP, Education & Community Engagement, the Education Administrator will collaborate closely with Youth Orchestra Conductors and P.L.A.Y. Music Teaching Artists to ensure the seamless execution of daily activities. Additionally, they will play a key role in handling administrative duties essential to the success of these programs. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, effective communication abilities, and a deep commitment to music education. This position requires the capacity to manage multiple tasks efficiently and thrive in a dynamic environment where attention to detail is paramount.

Duties, Responsibilities & Position Requirements: See Position Description

Compensation range: $40,000 – $45,000 annually with benefits (See Other Benefits below)

Other Benefits: Following successful completion of 90-day probationary period and in accordance with prevailing employee policies: 21 days Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays; medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance equal to one-time annual salary; opportunities for professional development.

Organization Description: The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is in its 77th season as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional per service orchestras. Its performance season historically includes masterworks classical concerts, pops guest artists and themes, educational and family concerts and more.

Organization Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Application Deadline & Procedure: E-mail cover letter, résumé and three professional references with contact information to Rachel Watson (VP, Education & Community Engagement) at No phone calls please. Review of applicants will begin immediately; the deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.

The Winston-Salem Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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