Position: Program Manager

Organization Overview

The mission of Heartland Chamber Music (HCM) is to connect, engage and inspire students of all ages through a lifetime of music education and performance. The organization has served nearly 7,000 students and presented more than 300 concerts over the past 21 years through year-round and summer chamber music programming. String Sprouts is a unique music curriculum created by the Omaha Conservatory of music for ages 3-8. It is based on the key components of the Suzuki Violin Method including a parental component and inspired by the El Sistema philosophy.


Position Overview

HCM is seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for coordinating with teaching artists, school and district sites and all partners to ensure a high standard of program delivery. The position is a part-time position, working approximately 10-12 hours per week. Must be able to work independently, manage and meet multiple deadlines, have some music experience, and be extremely organized with acute attention to detail. Good communication skills are also required. HCM uses music education as a vehicle for the earliest learners to acquire skills that help them succeed academically. We believe that a high-quality extracurricular musical education should be accessible to all. We are entering our sixth year of Strings Sprouts.


Position is remote, 10-12 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Occasional evening or weekend work may be required. 

Start Date: September 15th


Desired Qualifications and Experience


  • BA or AA required.

  • Passion for impacting students’ lives through music, especially underserved or at-risk youth.

  • Must have reliable transportation to visit school sites quarterly.

  • 3 + years of relevant work experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office and Google Suite

  • Must be comfortable communicating with a wide range of constituencies including parents, students, and partner organizations.

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass a background check, and provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

  • Must be available: Back to School (August - mid Sept.) , Sprouting Up concerts at site locations (quarterly), Annual Concert (Saturday in May)


$10,000 -12,000 annually. This is a quarter time position.

To Apply: Please submit your resume with a cover letter to kcook@heartlandchambermusic.org


Heartland Chamber Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value, honor, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our employment and education programs. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.