How to apply: All applications should be completed on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form which can be download 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


Front of House Ushers

Audience Operations

Zero Hours Contract – £8.75 per hour

Would you like to be involved in running events at a world class educational establishment and one of the busiest arts venue in Scotland? The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is looking for Front of House Ushers to join our busy front of house team on a zero hours’ basis.

You will be: required to provide Front of House ushering services for the Conservatoire ensuring an effective, efficient and customer-focussed image is presented at all times to both internal and external customers. The role requires responsibility for welcoming visitors to our buildings, checking tickets, showing customers to seats, customer care and venue safety duties.

You must: present a friendly and professional public image and communicate in an effective manner with other staff and customers alike. Good interpersonal skills are essential. Experience of previous Front of House duties in an arts venue is required.

Shift work is necessary between the hours of 8am – 11pm, Mon-Sun. This is a zero hour’s contract.  Candidates must be able to provide strong availability across daytime, evenings and weekends.

Front of House Usher – Job Description

Front of House Usher – Terms and Conditions

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th September 2018 at 5pm


Secretary to the Board of Governors (part time, flexible role)

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Salary of c£24k (pro rata to c£60k)

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a national and international centre of excellence for performing arts education. Ranked in the global top three of performing arts learning and teaching institutions by QS in 2017, we are one of very few in the world offering a degree-level education across music, drama, dance, production skills and film.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Secretary to play a key role in the operation and conduct of the Board of Governors, ensuring that the Scottish Code of Good Governance is fully and appropriately implemented within the RCS.

We are looking for an experienced, effective and credible individual to join us in this critically important role.

As Secretary to the Board of Governors, you will report directly to the Chairman and, through them to the Board of Governors. You will provide independent expert advice on all governance matters.

You will bring proven experience of governance, preferably with a thorough understanding of the higher education sector.

You must demonstrate excellent judgment and initiative and possess the ability to evaluate precedents and analyse best practice based on a clear understanding of statutory and governance issues. Exceptional written communication skills are a prerequisite for the role, as is a strong organisational ability, to ensure deadlines and standards are consistently met.

You will ideally have a Chartered Institute of Secretaries qualification or a legal background.

For further information and to request a recruitment pack, please contact Human Resources, on humanresources@rcs.ac.uk.

Job Description – Secretary to the Board

Terms and Condition – Secretary to the Board

Closing date for applications: Monday 8th October 2018 at 5pm.



Lecturer in Traditional Music

School of Music

Permanent, Part-time (0.4 FTE)

£34,366 – £44,835 per annum pro rata

We are: looking to appoint an experienced and passionate lecturer specialising in Traditional Music to deliver elements of our BMus programme for 2-3 days a week.

You are: a Traditional Music specialist of high standing with significant proven professional, teaching and research experience who will inspire our existing students and attract new ones by creating an excellent student experience. You are highly motivated, dynamic and someone who thrives in a demanding, intense yet passionate educational environment.

You must have: a degree and/or relevant professional experience in music as a performer and teacher, excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential, along with knowledge and experience of arts education. Being able to communicate well with staff and students alike is essential. You will have a deep knowledge of your specialist subject area, the Higher Education sector, contemporary teaching methods and be enthusiastic in communicating your expertise to students.

Lecturer in Traditional Music Job Description

Lecturer in Traditional Music – Terms & Conditions

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 25th September 2018at 5pm.




HR Assistant (Reception)

Permanent, Full-time

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

We are: a front facing, fast paced HR department and seek a new member of the team to provide a broad range of HR assistance to our staff via our dedicated HR reception desk.

You will: play a key role in supporting our staff and visitors to the office, dealing with enquiries via the reception desk, telephone and email. We operate a dedicated Human Resources inbox for general enquiries which you will be responsible for. You will interact with a range of different staff members and visitors which will require you to have a calm, confident and flexible approach.

The type of the enquiries will be very varied and could relate to areas such as recruitment, contracts, pay queries and general requests for advice. A team of three Assistant HR Advisors will be responsible for specific areas of the HR function and you will liaise with them on a daily basis.

You must have: an understanding of the HR function with either experience within a busy HR department or experience in a reception/administration role with the transferable skills and ability to adapt to new working environments.

You will require excellent organisation skills to manage the different types of incoming work you’ll receive along with visitors to the office. A confident and approachable manner is essential for the front facing nature of the role.

HR Assistant – Job Description

HR Assistant – Terms & Conditions

Closing date for applications: Monday, 24th September 2018 at 12pm.




HR Administrator

Maternity Cover (12 months)

Fixed Term, Full-time

Salary Scale: £20,308 – £23,402 per annum

We are: a small but incredibly busy HR team. As part of a team you will support the administrative needs of a busy front facing HR department. This will include supporting the various aspects of HR including recruitment campaigns, contractual processes and data management. You will work closely with the other members of the team to ensure that the service meets the needs of our vibrant organisation.

This maternity cover role is the ideal opportunity to grow your administrative and coordination skills within the HR function and increase exposure to all areas of HR.

You are:  a competent HR Assistant/Administrator who wishes to expand the skills you have already established. Whilst this role will be focussed on recruitment, contractual processes and data management you may be exposed to and be asked to support, a variety of areas of the HR function therefore broad HR administration knowledge is essential.

You must have: previous experience of dealing with recruitment, contractual processes and HR administrative support is vital. You will be adaptable with the ability to communicate well with staff, students and the public alike.  You will thrive on the challenge of picking up new systems of working very quickly, using your creativity and initiative to provide the best possible service to our staff. Confidence, resilience and the ability to think on your feet will be vital to your success.

HR Administrator Maternity Cover – Job Description

HR Administrator Maternity Cover – Terms & Conditions

Closing date for applications: Monday, 24th September 2018 at 12pm.