Music Department Supervisor-Scholarshop Retail Store

  • Interlochen, MI
  • Part-time

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:


Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.


Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.


Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.


Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.


Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.


Job Description

This position provides support to Interlochen Center for the Arts through the Scholarshop (Retail Store) by growing the music department. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Merchandising of music and music related items within the guidelines and expectations of the Scholarshop Manager.
  • Work within an established budget to purchase music and music accessories from existing and future vendors.
  • Cashiering as needed.
  • Negotiate pricing, billing, and minimums with vendors as required.
  • Keep area neat, clean, and organized.


Candidates should posess the following qualifictions when applying for this position:

  • Music background preferred.
  • Previous purchasing experience helpful.
  • Retail experience.
  • Past experience working with a diverse clientele.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a hourly, year round part time positon.

Application Deadline is December 21, 2012


Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.