Why work at RCS?

This is a special place in many ways: a national conservatoire for Scotland with an international perspective, encompassing students from more than 60 countries and staff trained from the most innovative institutions worldwide.

Working at RCS means being part of a dynamic global community of students, staff and alumni.  We have more than 1,000 lecturers, tutors, artists, technicians, co-ordinators and support staff within the Royal Conservatoire working across all of the many art forms.

We also offer a range of staff benefits including:

  • Access to funding for learning and development activities
  • Up to 43 days paid leave
  • A range of family friendly policies including hybrid and flexible working
  • Access to the relevant defined benefits public sector pension scheme
  • Free tickets to RCS performances and events
  • A range of wellbeing resources including an Employee Assistance Programme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised yoga and mindfulness classe

Find a vacancy

To view a list of our current vacancies, set up job alerts, and apply to work at RCS, please visit our dedicated vacancies website below.

RCS Vacancies Website



Venue Maintenance Technician Estates Department

Full Time (35 hours), permanent Circa £25k, dependent on skills and experience

We are: looking for an experienced Venue Maintenance 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 and action routine maintenance of venues equipment.

This post involves evenings and weekend workings by rota.

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.

Job Description – Venue Maintenance Technician

Terms and Conditions – Venue Maintenance Technician

To apply please submit your CV via email to vacancies@rcs.ac.uk by Tuesday, 5th December 2023.



Access to Work can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability.  

The Access to Work Mental Health Support Service is a free service funded by the Department for Work and Pensions. They provide advice, information, support and tools to help support staff with mental health conditions.

To see if you are eligible for this easy to access service, and for information about all Access to Work services, please click here.

You can access this information in British Sign Language by clicking here for the DWP guidance, and here for our translated guidance relating to the A2W mental health support that is available.