Copland Assistant Librarian (Tanglewood)

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This position supports the Copland Music Library Chief Librarian. The Copland Library is the main source of materials on campus for chamber music, study materials, all music resource books and recordings. Students and faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) have use of the Copland Library. It is one of 3 music libraries on the Tanglewood Grounds, along with the TMC Orchestra Library at Ozawa Hall and the BSO Orchestra Library in the Shed.

  • Assist with preparation of chamber music parts for works to be performed by the Tanglewood Music Center during the summer.
  • Assist with check-out and return of all materials in the library.
  • Run errands and copy parts as necessary.
  • Assist with maintaining a policy for late materials and collect fines as necessary.
  • Catalog new materials to be added to the library’s collection.
  • Assist with cataloguing recordings for performance reference as necessary.
  • Must be well-versed in the standard symphonic, operatic and chamber music repertoire.
  • Personal performance experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to maintain a professional manner and be extremely organized, efficient and detail oriented.
  • Able to work well in a fast-pasted environment, individually as well as part of a team.
  • Flexibility with work hours, including a willingness to work overtime when necessary (salary is based on an hourly rate with 1.5 overtime pay over 40 hours per week).
  • Must have a car and valid driver’s license.


DATES:    June 14-August 20, 2015

HOURS:   M-F 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
                 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
                 Sun 12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

Anticipated evening and additional weekend hours.

Housing will be provided if necessary.

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