Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Lyric Opera. To apply for a currently available job opportunity, please forward a resume and cover letter denoting the position of interest to jobs@lyricopera.org or Lyric Opera of Chicago, Attention: Human Resources, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 860, Chicago, IL 60606.

If you’d like to submit a resume for future consideration, please note that Human Resources retains resumes on file for a period of up to 90 days.

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Full Time Job Listings

Lyric employs a year-round administrative staff of approximately 120, including management, professional, and support personnel in:

  • Artistic, Production, and Technical Operations

  • Development, Donor Services, and Special Events

  • Finance, Facilities Management, Information Systems, Office Services, and Human Resources

  • Marketing, Media & Public Relations, Tickets, and Education.

Current Openings:

Technology Support Intern

Technology Support Associate

Special Events Associate

Associate Director, Principal Gifts Communications

Production Manager – Lyric Unlimited and Ryan Opera Center

Digital Fundraising Associate

Part Time Job Listings

Part-time job opportunities exist in the Ticket Department for telephone customer service staff to assist during peak workload periods throughout the year. These positions generally require availability for 15–20 hours/week; day, evening, and weekend work schedules may be offered.

Current Openings:

Pre-Opera Talks Presenter (Contractor)

Inbound Call Center Representative

Telefund Call Center Representative

Telemarketing Call Center Representative

Seasonal Job Listings

Seasonal staff are needed to work as ushers, bartenders, baristas, coffee/candy servers, and coatroom attendants in the Ardis Krainik Theatre during the opera season (generally, mid-September through mid-March). Required work schedules coincide with the performance calendar, and involve primarily evening and weekend shifts. From time to time, non-Lyric events requiring similar types of personnel may be booked into our theatre during the opera's off-season (April through July).

Current Openings:

Assistant to the House Manager Position

Patron Services (Security)