Please see below for our current vacancies.  If you require assistance or have any questions please contact our HR Department via humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or telephone 0141 270 8397. Please submit completed applications to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk and please note that we are unable to accept CVs for any of our vacancies.




Administrative Assistant

Junior Conservatoire, Music

Part time (0.5 FTE), Permanent

Salary Scale: £17,720 – £19,757 per annum pro rata

We are: looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to provide secretarial and administrative support to assist the effective and efficient, smooth running of our Junior Conservatoire Music programmes (Junior Conservatoire, Pre Junior Conservatoire and Early Years Music).

You will: provide a reception service for the department, upholding excellent standards of customer care to both prospective and existing students. In addition, you will provide administrative, secretarial and budgetary support for programmes and projects, as assigned by the Junior Conservatoire Operations Manager. You will deal with enquiries and relationships for all programmes, courses and projects by phone, e-mail or in person. In addition to this you will assist with internal/external meeting arrangements.

You must have: a good standard of education, together with strong organisational skills including previous data entry and clerical experience. It’s crucial you have experience of customer service and excellent communication skills. You will be computer literate with excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office and internet usage. Experience of working within an arts administration context is essential, and an understanding of the creative industries within an educational context is desirable.

JC Administrative Assistant (Music) – Job Description

JC Administrative Assistant (Music) – Terms & Conditions

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 21st August at 12 noon  

If you would  like to apply for the Junior Conservatoire Administrative Assistant (Music) role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk. The application form can be downloaded here.




Lecturer in Arts Education

Directorate of Fair Access

Part time (0.3 FTE), Permanent

Salary Scale: £34,366 – £44,835 per annum pro rata

We are: recruiting the above new post to contribute to the delivery of the Conservatoire’s Postgraduate Learning and Teaching programmes.

You will: deliver specialist teaching in education to practicing artists and arts educators across a range of arts disciplines in a mix of face-to-face and online sessions. You will act as a personal supervisor to an identified group of students, organising tutorials, providing formative feedback on eportfolio submissions and providing summative assessment on final submissions of work. You will act as module coordinator for select modules and manage the planning, delivery and assessment of these modules. Furthermore, you will act as a student mentor, outlining opportunities, offering advice and supporting the building of professional relationships, as well as contributing to interviews for potential students to the Programme.

You will be: either degree qualified in a performing arts subject/equivalent vocational qualification and ideally have a postgraduate teaching qualification relevant to teaching in a performing arts context in Higher Education at SCQF Level 7 or above (or equivalent). Ideally, you will also have HEA Fellowship recognition. Experience of teaching on an education programme in an online environment is desirable.

Job Description – Lecturer in Arts Education

Terms & Conditions – Lecturer in Arts Education

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 20th August at 5pm

If you would  like to apply for the Lecturer in Arts Education role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk. The application form can be downloaded here.




Senior Recruitment and Admissions Officer

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Full-time, Permanent

Salary Scale: £24,849 – £30,529 per annum

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, one of the world’s top five institutions for the Performing Arts (QS World Rankings, 2018), is home to innovative and exciting specialist degree programmes and hosts over 500 public performances per year. It is a destination of choice for outstanding students in a range of Performing Arts and Production Arts disciplines, teachers, practitioners and researchers, from around the world, engaging with our unique ethos of creative collaboration between the arts, and with a host of national and international partner companies and institutions.

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Recruitment and Admissions team. You will be responsible for implementing key aspects of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Student Recruitment Strategy. Your will main duties will include;

  • increasing the number of international students recruited to the Conservatoire
  • increasing the number of applicants to undergraduate and post graduate programmes
  • increasing the number of high quality applicants
  • improving the applicant to registration percentage by providing increasingly personalised communication prior to registration

You will have a postgraduate degree level, or with equivalent relevant professional experience, in the performing arts. It is essential that you must have over five years demonstrable experience in developing, delivering or managing international activities in student recruitment gained in a Conservatoire setting. You must be able to demonstrate significant experience of working with foreign recruitment agents, preferably within a performing arts context. You must be have experience of North America and China education systems, as well as experience of Chinese social media platforms. Further to this, you will have notable experience and understanding of international education and recruitment markets within a Conservatoire setting in Scottish Higher Education.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders from world class artists to alumni; parents and young adults to academics. You will have experience of engaging in performing arts festivals or related activities, as well as experience of coordinating and managing multiple tasks/activities/projects and line management duties.

The post holder will be based in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland main building, located at 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.

Job Description – Senior Recruitment Officer

Terms & Conditions – Senior Recruitment Officer

Closing date for applications: Friday, 30th August 2019 at 5pm

If you would  like to apply for the Senior Recruitment Officer role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk. The application form can be downloaded here.

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