Vacancies


Development Assistant – Maternity Cover

Fixed Term, Full time

Salary Scale: £21,168 – £24,245 per annum

 

We are: looking for a highly-motivated and enthusiastic administrative assistant to join the Development Team at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

 

We are a small and incredibly busy department: The Royal Conservatoire is internationally recognised institution, and the only performing arts conservatoire in the UK that offers training in all of the main performing arts disciplines.

 

You are: someone who enjoys engaging with a wide range of people while supporting the development ambitions of Scotland’s national conservatoire. You will be comfortable at managing a wide-ranging workload in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to deal with a steady flow of varied email and telephone enquiries as well as provide administrative support. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills whilst managing competing demands under pressure.

 

You will: have excellent interpersonal and administrative skills and be fully computer literate (MS Office package). In addition to this, you will have excellent data processing skills and have the ability to work accurately and prioritise the workload effectively. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or similar CRM database). Knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts and/or higher education environment is also desirable.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th July @12 noon.

Development Assistant – Job Description

Development Assistant – Terms Conditions 2022

If you would like to apply for the Development Assistant role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at professionalserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk.

 

 


Senior Library Administrator

Permanent, Full-time

Salary Scale: £25,709 – £31,555 Grade 5

 

We are: looking for a Senior Library Administrator to lead a team of Library Assistants at the Conservatoire’s Whittaker Library.

You will: be required to ensure the provision of an effective and efficient Library Service to all library users, with a focus on providing excellent customer service. You will lead and support a team, demonstrate excellent communication skills, organisational capacity and the interpersonal skills to work within a small team in a busy performing arts environment.

 

You must have: experience of working in a library environment and be able to demonstrate staff management experience, either in a library or customer service setting.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to support a team and the smooth running of all aspects of the library function. We are looking for someone with leadership qualities to inspire a team and deliver consistently excellent customer services and continuous improvements in Library operations.

 

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community.

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st July @ 12 noon.

09.06.2022 Job Description – Senior Library Administrator

09.06.2022 T&C’s – Senior Library Administrator

 

If you would like to apply for the Senior Library Administrator role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at professionalserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

 

 

Client Services & Facilities Assistants

Finance and Estates

Permanent, 2 x Full time (1 FTE, 35 hours per week)

Salary Scale: £18,852 – £20,628

 

We are: currently recruiting for two full time Client Services and Facilities Assistants to work within the RCS Client Services Department on a permanent basis.

You will: contribute to a small team of staff who provide the facilities and operational support to the staff and students of the RCS.

You are: an enthusiastic person with a ‘can do’ attitude, who enjoys working in a vibrant and busy environment, with the following skills;

  • Good people and communication skills
  • The ability to organise and prioritize workload
  • Maintain a level head in an emergency
  • Practical skills, i.e. basic maintenance or repair
  • Be in possession of a full and clean driving licence

Client services staff operate a five over seven day’s working week and you will be required to cover shifts where necessary to meet the Conservatoire business needs.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st July @12noon.

2022.06.02 – Client Services & Facilities Assistant – Job Description

2022.06.02 – Client Services & Facilities Assistant – Terms and Conditions

If you would like to apply for the Client Services & Facilities Assistant role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at professionalserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

 

 

 

 

Venue Technician

Estates Department

Full Time (35 hours), permanent

Salary Scale: £21,168 – £24,245 per annum

 

We are: looking for an experienced Venue Technician to join our team

We are 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 will: be required to provide technical support for the Royal Conservatoire’s venues alongside mentoring Conservatoire students whilst they are engaged in productions within the venues.

You must have: have a relevant professional or craft qualification with the appropriate Health & Safety qualifications. You will have relevant venue experience and experience of managing small teams. Knowledge of the professional production process is essential to the role.

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 July @12 noon

Job Description – Venue Technician

Terms and Conditions – Venue Technician

If you would like to apply for the Venue Technician role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at professionalserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

 

 

 

 

Senior Coach in Vocal Performance (Accompanist and Coach)

School of Music

Permanent Part Time (0.7 FTE)

Salary Scale: £38,802 – £46,327 pro-rata per annum

We are seeking: an experienced pianist to work closely with our team of accompanists and coaches to provide a high-quality learning experience for vocal students on the BMus and MMus course.

You will: be expected to deliver high-level coaching to BMus and MMus students as well as choosing repertoire and preparing BMus and MMus students for opera scenes within the current curriculum. You will perform a variety of accompanying duties including playing for classes, exams, and auditions at all levels. In addition to this, you will organise and deliver vital performance opportunities for students, many of which are in external venues.

You must have: a degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate and relevant subject or equivalent practical experience, as well as relevant professional experience in an HE or Conservatoire setting.

Job Description – Senior Coach in Vocal Performance

Senior Coach in Vocal Performance Terms & Conditions

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff, and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

If you would like to apply for the Senior Coach in Vocal Performance role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: 8th June 2022 at 5.00 p.m.

 

 

Associate Head of Musical Theatre (Performance)

School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film

Fixed Term for 1 year, Full-time

Salary Scale: £46,327 – £52,143 per annum

We are: an ambitious and creative team, with programmes in BA Musical Theatre, Professional Graduate Diploma (Musical Directing), MA Musical Theatre (Performance) and MA Musical Theatre (Musical Directing.  Our programmes offer a unique blend of creative and commercial training, with opportunities for students to develop new work and actor-musician skills alongside the three core disciplines of Acting, Singing/Voice and Dance.

We are looking for someone to join our team in this newly created role as an Associate Head (Performance) on a full time, fixed term basis with the possibility of extending at the end of that period.  The role will support the Head of Department, working closely with the Associate Head of Musical Theatre (Music) in the leadership and delivery of modules, projects and/or productions.

You will have:  We are keen to invite applicants from a broad range of professional experiences and we anticipate this role appealing to individuals with an established career within the industry or performing arts education – or both.  You may be a director, casting director or agent with a desire to contribute directly to the training and preparation of the next generation of performing artists.  Or you may be an experienced Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Programme Lead within Musical Theatre education, with a passion for nurturing and supporting students in training.

Associate Head of Musical Theatre – Performance – Job Description

Associate Head of Musical Theatre – Performance T&C’s

A reduced hours contract and/or job share opportunities could be discussed. 

Closing date for applications: 10th June 2022

If you would like to apply for the Associate Head of Performance role, please comlete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form.  If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at academicserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk

The RCS continues to foster a culture that welcomes and supports new voices, balances the pursuit of excellence with individuality and experimentation, and champions all forms of a diverse performance community so that students and graduates can fulfil their potential as artists and creative citizens.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

 

 

 

 

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