Please see below for our current vacancies. If you require assistance or have any questions please contact our HR Department via firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0141 270 8397. Please submit completed applications to email@example.com and please note that we are unable to accept CVs for any of our vacancies.
Development Assistant – Maternity Cover
Fixed Term, Full time
Salary Scale: £20,308 – £23,402 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.
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 9th July 2019 at 5pm
If you would like to apply for the Development Assistant role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application form can be downloaded here.
Junior Conservatoire Administrator (Music)
Permanent, Full Time (5 days per week, inc. Sundays)
Salary Scale: £20,308 – £23,402 per annum
We are: looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator to support the music programme within the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Junior Conservatoire.
You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment. The key to this role is prioritising and managing competing demands.
You must have: proven administrative experience in a busy and complex administrative environment. Being able to communicate well with staff, students and the public alike is essential.
Previous experience of working within a performing arts environment would be beneficial but equally we value new thinking, fresh approaches and innovative ways of doing things.
Deadline for applications: Friday, 12th July at 5pm
If you would like to apply for the Junior Conservatoire Administrator role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to email@example.com. The application form can be downloaded here.
Acting Associate Head of Vocal Performance
School of Music
Fixed Term (11 months)
Part Time, 0.8 FTE
Salary Scale: £44835 – £50465 pro rata per annum
We are: looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual to cover a period of absence and to assist in the administration, ensuring a high quality of student experience in a department that has doubled in size in the last five years.
You will: be expected to continue and further enhance developments in activity in the Vocal Performance department, which have taken place in the last five years, in response to curriculum reform and student feedback. You will also improve student care and the student experience, while enhancing the reputation of the RCS and the Vocal Performance department both nationally and internationally.
You will have: excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills. An ability to deal with a wide range of strong personalities. The capability to maintain with friendly tact a highly professional integrity whilst pursuing VP and RCS policies. The ability to line-manage staff as required by the post. Understanding in depth about the classical vocal profession, repertoire, and training of classical singers. As well as this you will have a proven ability as an administrator, experience of managing budgets and excellent IT skills. The successful candidate must have experience at a high level as a tutor in an area(s) necessary for training classical singers: it would be particularly advantageous to have high-level experience in directing opera.
Closing date for applications: Friday 28th June, at 5.00pm
If you would like to apply for the Acting Associate Head of Vocal Performance role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application form can be downloaded here.
HR Assistant (Reception)
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. Members of the HR team 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.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 3rd July at 12 noon
If you would like to apply for the HR Assistant (Reception) role, please complete the RCS Application form and return to email@example.com. The application form can be downloaded here.