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Vacancies

We are : looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Conservatoire.
    
We are really quite unique : we are the only conservatoire in the UK that offers training in all of the performance disciplines and, as you’d maybe expect, we demand the same high standard from our staff as we do of our students.
         
You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment.
   
How to apply: All applications should be completed on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland application form which can be downloaded here .
         
Please note that we are unable to accept CVs for any of our vacancies unless specified..
         
Completed applications can be emailed to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.
            

  

   

 

Director of Academic Innovation

Full-Time, Permanent

Salary c £60k

 
 
We are: seeking an exceptional individual with extensive tertiary education experience to undertake the primary strategic role in the Conservatoire’s Academic Innovation, Research and Knowledge Exchange and Short Course and Junior Conservatoire agendas and their implementation across the whole institution.
 
As a member of the Conservatoire Senior Management Team you will make a strategic contribution to the future direction and core activities of the Conservatoire.
           
We are really quite unique: We are Scotland’s International Conservatoire, offering high quality specialist training in drama, dance, music, production and screen. With more than 500 public events each year, reaching around 50,000 audience members, we are one of Scotland’s busiest performance venues. From lunchtime concerts,   opera tours, Shakespearean festivals to world premieres and new works of all kinds, we cover a panorama of cultural genres.
 
You are: ready for significant intellectual challenge in relation to the development of the role within the Conservatoire and significant creative and innovative working in a complex and challenging environment.
 
You will: take the primary strategic role in the Conservatoire’s Academic Development, Research and Knowledge Exchange and Short Course and Junior Conservatoire agendas and their implementation across the whole institution.You will make a strategic contribution to the future direction and core activities of the Conservatoire, with the purpose of delivering our vision, mission, values and objectives.
   
You must have: extensive academic management experience in a senior role, with a detailed understanding of the national and international sector, the Conservatoire’s competitors and the current academic and policy climate and outlook and how to use it to the Conservatoire’s strategic advantage. You will have an international professional profile in the artistic/performance/academic or research sphere and a track record of success in managing a large, diverse and demanding portfolio with significant leadership and pan-institutional strategic development.
   
Please email the Human Resources Department for a Recruitment Pack
   
Job Description
  
Terms and Conditions
   
Organisational Chart
   
Closing Date: 25th April @ 5pm
   
Interviews to be held: TBC
  
  
   

Finance Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Fixed Term, Full-time

£23,001 - £28,257 per annum

 

We are: looking for a Finance Administrator to join our busy Finance Department on a 12 month, fixed term, Maternity Cover contract.

 

We are a small and incredibly busy department: The Royal Conservatoire is the only institution in the UK that offers training in all of the performance disciplines and, as well as our permanent staff, we work with a number of visiting industry specialists. 

 

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and fast paced environment. You are someone who can work within a complex and intricate payment environment whilst dealing with the flow of varied email, telephone and drop-in enquiries. 

 

You will: be responsible for the administration and control of all Conservatoire cash books and for the operation of the Hardship Funds, Appeal and Trust activities and payments ensuring that these are accurately paid and recorded in accordance with Conservatoire procedures and regulations. You will have excellent bookkeeping and accounting/numerical skills and work to a high degree of accuracy.    You will be able to work on your own initiative, accept responsibility for and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

 

You must have: previous experience of working in a Finance Office, accounting software packages as well as manual and computerised accounting skills.

 

An added bonus: An accounting qualification would be an advantage as would experience of accounting in a higher education arts environment.

   

Job Description

  

Terms and Conditions

  

Closing Date: 2nd May @12 noon

  

Interviews to be held: TBC

 

 

 

Development Manager (Business Development and Research)

Principal’s Office/Development

Full time, Permanent

Salary Scale: £29,982- £34,758 per annum

 
 
We are: seeking a knowledgeable and experienced manager who will drive forward business development at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, maximising funding opportunities and the delivery of high quality funding applications, reports and management of necessary supporting processes.
 
You will: contribute to the Development Strategy in relation to fundraising across the organisation and the generation of a significant income stream which will support new work in the areas of research, academic development, performance on the world stage, and widening access and participation.
 
You must have: an excellent standard of education, with exceptional written, presentation and organisational skills. You will have worked in a voluntary or educational setting and have a passion for the performing arts. You must have direct experience of project development and management, and working with a range of external partners alongside liaising with senior management. As part of a small dynamic team you must be able to work effectively with minimal support at times, and be flexible in your working approach so as to be responsive to an evolving strategic structure.
  
  
Closing date: Wednesday 7 May 2014 at 5pm
  
Interview date: TBC
 

  

Please click here to download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland application form
 
Completed applications can be emailed to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.


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