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Clinical Music Therapist, Clinic/Center Based Services

Position Title: Part time Clinical Music Therapist, Clinic/ Center Based Services

Reports to: Chair, Center for Music Therapy or Clinical Supervisor


Planning and conducting data-based music therapy services on site in the Center for Music Therapy Clinic.

CMT provides clinical music therapy services for adults, teens, and children with physical, cognitive, developmental, or multiple disabilities, mental health concerns, and trauma informed care in outreach settings and at The Music Settlement. Each music therapist is an employee of The Music Settlement and is a member of an experienced team of music therapists. The department provides a selection of musical instruments and equipment, access to audio/visual equipment, computers, and a music therapy library. As an approved provider of Continuing Music Therapy Education credits through the Certification Board for Music Therapists, the Center offers a program of relevant workshops and in-service training.


On site sessions include groups and individual sessions and home-based sessions for specific adult clients. The music therapist will be compensated for travel and mileage for home-based sessions, clinical prep, and supervision.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy
  • Music Therapist-Board-Certified (MT-BC)
  • Knowledge of cognitive behavioral, data-based approach
  • Experience on an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary team
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a car for transportation to work sites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one to two years’ professional experience as a music therapist

Position Status: School Year (August 22, 2022- May 26, 2023, TMS Sessions/ groups from September 7, 2022- June 30, 2022)

Application procedure: Send cover letter with current resume to: Anne M. Reed, Clinical Supervisor, Center for Music Therapy, The Music Settlement, 11125 Magnolia Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106 or to

Application deadline: Open until filled

Starting date: Immediate opening

Starting salary: Beginning at $19.23 per hour (experience taken into consideration)

The Music Settlement is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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