Employment Opportunities at CMS

Community Music School (CMS) is a non-profit organization which provides quality music education to all interested students, regardless of their age, ability, background, or financial circumstances. CMS employs over 30 professional musicians who provide high-quality private and group instruction to students of all ages and in nearly every instrument and voice, as well as extensive, tuition-free outreach programs that bring music to students in under-served, high-poverty schools.  
 
Due to regular contact with children under 18, CMS requires all employees to pass all PA Education or PA Public Welfare Dept Clearances (Federal FBI Criminal/PA Criminal, PA Child Abuse History).  CMS is an equal opportunity employer and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is registered as a Charitable Organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
To apply, please email resume, cover letter, references, and applicable documents here.  PDF format preferred.
 

Administrative Associate/Receptionist
Community Music School - Allentown, PA 18101
$12 - $14 an hour - Part-time
 
This position requires multitasking; effective customer service skills; accurate data entry and computer skills; professional communications skills; strong administrative skills; an outgoing and positive demeanor; self-motivation and attention to detail; good listening skills; and a passion for the mission of CMS: to provide the best possible music education for all regardless of race, creed, gender, national origin, physical or mental challenge, or financial circumstances.

This is a part-time front desk/administrative position and will involve a minimum of 25 hours each week, except in the summer months, when minimum hours may be 20. Total hours will not exceed 30 hours per week. This is an afternoon/evening position, varying between 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

The specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

- Greet and check in/out students and their families, update computerized schedule, process customer payments by cash, check, or credit cards. Answer phones, monitor front door, remotely unlock door.
 
- Introduce prospective and newly enrolled students to all that CMS has to offer in music education and performance opportunities.
 
- Ensure compliance with CMS administrative policies and procedures.
 
- Maintain files and records to ensure all student and financial records are current and accurate. This includes the annual registration forms and any financial aid forms and related documents.
 
- Ensure office is locked and secured at the nightly closing time.
 
- Monitor student tuition records to ensure timely payment.
 
Location: 23 N. 6th Street, Allentown, PA 18101
Salary Level: $12 - $14 per hour depending on experience
Job Type: Part-time 
Approximate Hours Per Week: 25 to 30 (This is an afternoon/evening position.)
Required languages: English is required, Spanish is a plus
Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Desired Skills: Administrative Support, Telephone Reception, Receptionist Duties
Desired Major(s): All Majors
Degree Level: Associates
Optional Documents: References, Certifications, Clearances
Requested Document Notes: If available, please include copies of PA Education or PA Public Welfare Dept Clearances (Federal FBI Criminal/PA Criminal, PA Child Abuse History, due to regular contact with children under 18.
 
To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter. No applications will accepted without a cover letter describing your education, qualifications, and why you would be an asset to Community Music School. 

Community Music School is an equal opportunity employer and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is registered as a Charitable Organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Learn more at cmslv.org.


Job Title:  Music Educator
 
Position Type: Part Time

Job Description: Provide quality music instruction on your given instrument to students of all ages and abilities, in both private and group settings.
 
Location: Various (Allentown, Bethlehem, Center Valley, West Allentown, Reading)
Salary Level: Varies by experience
Approximate Hours Per Week: As needed
Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Desired Skills: 
Proficiency in given instrument(s), ability to work flexibly and independently with a diverse student base
Degree Level: Bachelor's degree in music education, music performance, or related field