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Operations Manager | Librarian

Description of Organization

The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra is in its 46th season. The organization is comprised of over 80 musicians, a board of directors, and a small office staff. As part of our concert series, the BSO presents six to seven classical concerts each season. Each of these concerts features world renowned soloists. In addition, the organization does over 90 in-school concerts each season and collaborates with Mount Baker Theatre for an Educational Concert as part of their Educational Series. The BSO receives great support from the community with some seasons having multiple sold out concerts.

We have a great team that is enthusiastic about sharing fine orchestral music with our community. We strive to put forth high quality work with innovative strategies. The mission of the Symphony is, “The BSO engages, connects, and uplifts our community by performing powerful, beautiful, and inspiring music.”  For more information on the orchestra's Mission, Vision, DEI statement, and history, please visit our


Position Title

Operations Manager | Librarian

Position Description

The Operations Manager | Librarian is responsible for all operational planning and implementation of the details related to the BSO’s performances and educational programs, ensuring they run smoothly and in a fiscally responsible manner.


Position is in Bellingham, WA with work done remotely, at various venues (including the Mount Baker Theatre), and at the BSO Office (316 W Champion St, Bellingham, WA).


Hours are estimated at 30 hours per week on average.


Applications are open now, will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to submissions as they come in.

Pay/Salary & Benefits

The Operations Manager | Librarian role is a non-exempt, salaried position. $30,000-$33,000 per year, DOE. Competitive leave benefits include paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in arts administration or production management, or equivalent education and workplace experience. 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of orchestral music required, with experience performing classical music preferred. 
  • Experience working with a variety of vendors and independent contractors desired. 
  • Experience sufficient to acquire a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Google Drive is required.

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.

The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer.