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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Conservatoire. We are unique in the UK as we offer 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. If you are someone who isn’t fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment please read on for more information about our current vacancies.

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. 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. Download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form here.

Events Manager

Full time, permanent

Salary circa £30,000 per annum

We are: looking for an experienced and enthusiastic events professional to deliver and further develop the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Events and Conference Programme. You’ll have operational responsibility -for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of each project within the diverse events programme for one of Scotland’s most dynamic arts and education institutions. You will also lead on further developing RCS’s event and conference portfolio.

The Events and Conferences Programme includes, but is not limited to, receptions, gala dinners, salons, graduations, fellowships, development events and bespoke as well as high-profile international events.

You are: someone with a passion for delivering great events, who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate creative environment. You will have extensive events/conferences and project management experience from bid to delivery, preferably at an international level.

You must have: excellent interpersonal and project management skills along with experience of working in a complex and multi-area environment.

There will be a requirement for external working and out of hours and weekends to fulfil this post.

Events Manager – Job Description

Events Manager – Terms and Conditions

Closing date: Friday 2nd September 2016

Date of interviews: Wednesday 14th September and Tuesday 20th September

Events Assistant

Full time, Permanent

Salary scale: £19,518 – £22,560 per annum

We are: looking for an enthusiastic individual to play a part in delivering the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Events and Conference Programme. You’ll play an important role in the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of each project within the diverse events environment for one of Scotland’s most dynamic arts and education institutions.

The Events and Conferences Programme includes, but is not limited to, receptions, gala dinners, salons, graduations, fellowships, development events and bespoke as well as high-profile international events.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, fast-changing and creative environment. This is a busy role and you will be required to work flexibly, accurately and effectively to strict deadlines and maintain a confident and calm attitude under pressure, whilst working with minimum supervision.

You must have: event and project-management experience and great communication and listening skills. You will have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and IT packages as well as previous experience of working with members of the public, preferably in the delivery of events. Previous experience of a Higher Education or performing arts environment would be an advantage.

There will be a requirement for external working and out of hours and weekends to fulfil this post.

Events Assistant – Job Description

Events Assistant – Terms and Conditions

Closing date: Friday 2nd September 2016

Date of interviews: Wednesday 14th September and Tuesday 20th September

 

Research Lecturer and Doctoral Degrees Coordinator

Research and Knowledge Exchange

(Permanent, part-time 0.55 FTE)

Salary Scale £33,129 – £43,221 pro rata

We are: ranked 6th in the QS World Rankings for Performing Arts and looking to appoint a Research Lecturer and Doctoral Degrees Coordinator.

You will: undertake high quality research in dance, drama, music, production or screen, contribute to further raising the Conservatoire’s international research profile, and manage the day-to-day operation of the Conservatoire’s PhD and Doctor of Performing Arts programmes.

You will have: a doctoral qualification, and a track record of research in one of our disciplines, together with an understanding of the needs of students and supervisors in doctoral programmes, and knowledge of the professional expectations for doctoral programme management.

Job Description – Research Lecturer and DDC

Terms and Conditions – Research Lecturer and DDC

Closing date: Monday 5th September 2016 at 12 noon

Date of interviews: TBC

 

Creative Pathways – Assistants in Dance and Drama

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Glasgow Kelvin College, with the support of Glasgow City Council, are offering a one-year, work-based learning experience for S6 pupils at Glasgow’s secondary schools. If you are studying dance or drama at Higher level and want to continue to study at school, college and the national conservatoire at the same time then Creative Pathways might just be the thing for you …

You will study part-time at school and at Glasgow Kelvin College, gaining experience of administration, communication, development of self and of others. You also will put these arts education concepts into practice alongside tutors within the programme for children and young people at the nation’s conservatoire.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain SQA qualifications from Glasgow Kelvin College as well as credit for an RCS short course called Pre-HE Creative Project.

Applications must to be completed and returned to Abigail Kinsella at the Employment and Skills Partnership Team, Education Department, Glasgow City Council abigail.kinsella@glasgow.gov.uk

For further information, contact Eona Craig, Head of Lifelong Learning and Widening Access at RCS – e.craig@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date: Thursday 25 August 2016 at 10am

To apply, complete the Creative Pathways Application Form available here

To view the job description, please click here

Classroom Assistants

Part-time, permanent

£9.78 per hour

We are: looking to appoint a number of classroom assistants to assist with on the day workshop assistance and organisation of Junior Conservatoire classes. There are roles in all disciplines within the Junior Conservatoire. Activities take place at weekends and some evenings, across all five art forms: drama, dance, music, production and screen.

You are: a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who is keen to develop arts pedagogy skills and grow their experience of community work.

You must have: excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential.

This post will involve 30 weekends of activity in each academic session.

The roles will all commence from the start of session 16/17 on Saturday 10th September 2016, successful applicants will be invited to an induction day on the 3rd or 4th September 2016.

JC Classroom Assistant – Job Description

Terms and Conditions – Classroom Assistants

Closing date: Wednesday 24th August 2016

Interview dates: Between Tuesday 30th August and Friday 2nd September

 

Junior Conservatoire and Music Centres – Programme Assistants

Part-time, permanent

£8.25 per hour

Junior Conservatoire Assistants

(RCS Campus, Saturday, Sunday & Weeknights)

Music Centres Assistant (West Lothian Livingstone, Saturday)

Music Centres Assistant (West Lothian Armadale, Saturday)

Music Centres Assistant (Stirling Traditional, Saturday)

Music Centres Assistant (Stirling Strings, Saturday)

Music Centres Assistant (North Ayrshire, Saturday)

Music Centres Assistant (North Ayrshire, Tuesday)

Music Centres Assistant (North Ayrshire, Monday)

We are: looking to appoint a number of programme assistants to assist with on the day administration and organisation of Junior Conservatoire and Music Centres classes. There are roles in locations across the west coast of Scotland, including the RCS campuses. Activities take place at weekends and some evenings, across all five art forms: drama, dance, music, production and screen.

You are: a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who is keen to their develop arts administration skills and grow their experience of community work.

You must have: excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential.

This post will involve 30 weeks of activity in each academic session.

The roles will all commence from the start of session 16/17 on Saturday 10th September 2016, successful applicants will be invited to an induction day on the 3rd or 4th September 2016.

Programme Assistants – Job Description

Terms and Conditions – Programme Assistants

Closing date: Wednesday 24th August 2016

Interview dates: Between Tuesday 30th August and Friday 2nd September

Creative Pathways – Assistants in Dance and Drama

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Glasgow Kelvin College, with the support of Glasgow City Council, are offering a one-year, work-based learning experience for S6 pupils at Glasgow’s secondary schools. If you are studying dance or drama at Higher level and want to continue to study at school, college and the national conservatoire at the same time then Creative Pathways might just be the thing for you …

You will study part-time at school and at Glasgow Kelvin College, gaining experience of administration, communication, development of self and of others. You also will put these arts education concepts into practice alongside tutors within the programme for children and young people at the nation’s conservatoire.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain SQA qualifications from Glasgow Kelvin College as well as credit for an RCS short course called Pre-HE Creative Project.

Applications must to be completed and returned to Abigail Kinsella at the Employment and Skills Partnership Team, Education Department, Glasgow City Council abigail.kinsella@glasgow.gov.uk

To apply, complete the Creative Pathways Application Form available here.

To view the job description, please click here.

For further information, contact Eona Craig, Head of Lifelong Learning and Widening Access at RCS – e.craig@rcs.ac.uk