STAFF:

Submit student worker needs

STAFF:

Student hire form

STUDENTS:

On-Campus Employment Application

(Need help with your resume and cover letter?)


Hiring Process and Timeline

  1. Summer/Winter: Hiring departments submit open positions here

  2. Beginning of Fall semester: Job Fair, held virtually for Fall 2020

  3. All students submit On-Campus Employment Application, indicating the position(s) they're applying for

  4. Hiring managers interview, make selections, and submit Student Hire Forms through Adobe Sign

  5. Hired students submit I9 paperwork to Michael Patterson (mpatterson@sfcm.edu, room 406) or Everett Moland (emoland@sfcm.edu, room 408-2)


Job Fair: Friday, September 4, 9-10 AM Pacific Time, held virtually over Zoom

The Job Fair is an opportunity for students to meet with on-campus departments that are looking for student employees. Dress nicely and come prepared with questions for positions that interest you! (Need help with your resume and cover letter?)


Student Employment Guidelines

  • While school is in session, students may work on campus up to 20 hours per week. Students with multiple campus jobs may be asked to relinquish one of their positions if the total number of hours exceeds 20 hours per week.

  • International Students with F-1 visas must speak with Susannah White (swhite@sfcm.edu; 415.701.7040), International Student Advisor, regarding USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) guidelines about permissible employment. 

Current On-Campus Openings 

Openings for Fall 2020 will be listed below in mid-August. Please continue to check back for additional opportunities, as the page is updated regularly.


Admission - Office of Admission Assistant (3) (6 hrs/week)-POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Office of Admission is looking for enthusiastic, dependable, and motivated students to join the current team in welcoming visitors to campus and recruiting the next SFCM class. All who apply for this position will also be considered for audition weekend proctoring and support. Resume and cover letter are required for this application.

Qualifications:

This position requires excellent communication skills for interacting with large groups and in one-on-one settings. It is essential to be comfortable speaking on the phone. The ideal candidate will enjoy sharing their personal stories with prospective students and have an eagerness to learn more about the admissions process. Database experience is a plus.  

Responsibilities:

  • Give regular campus tours of 50 Oak St and the area surrounding the Bowes Center (training provided)
  • Respond to phone, walk-in, and email inquiries
  • Process information requests and applicant documents through a database system
  • Assist with preparing and taking inventory of recruitment materials
  • Provide audition weekend assistance (minimum 10 hrs/wk, late January - early March)

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Lisa Nickels (lnickels@sfcm.edu)

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

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Admission - Office of Admission Marketing Assistant (2-3) (4 hrs/week)-POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Offices of Admission and Marketing and Communications are looking for student assistants with foreign language fluency and an active social media presence to assist with international recruitment. Resume and cover letter are required for this application.

Qualifications:

This position requires fluency in English and at least one foreign language. Mandarin, Korean, or Spanish are strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong presence on social media apps used internationally including WeChat, Weibo, KakaoTalk, and WhatsApp.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the international applicant groups on social media
  • Create strategies for utilizing social media apps for international recruitment
  • Assist with translating website pages and content
  • Provide support for non-native English speakers applying to SFCM

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Lisa Nickels (lnickels@sfcm.edu)

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Advancement - Fundraising Assistant (5 hrs/week) - POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Advancement office, a team of 11 that manages all of SFCM’s fundraising efforts and raises $6 million annually, is looking for students to assist with donor activities and other administrative tasks. You’ll gain exposure to a range of fundraising programs including donor research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship within annual, major, and legacy giving.   You’re the reason donors decide to support SFCM in the first place so we want to create opportunities for interaction so donors can experience first-hand the impact of their generosity while you gain valuable experience interacting with supporters, something you’ll need to know anyway for a music career after you graduate.

Qualifications:

  • Personable with high level of customer service
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Comfort using donor database, Word, and Excel (prior experience not necessary but a willingness to jump in is!)
  • Good handwriting is a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Call and write donors to personally thank them, converse with them about their interests and what inspired their giving, and invite them to experiences that engage them with SFCM
  • Call donors to remind them of or to confirm their attendance at various donor events and experiences
  • Help with general administrative tasks such as printing and assembling fundraising appeals, acknowledgments, and other donor communications
  • Upon request, join SFCM staff to lead personal donor tours of the school and for other stewardship activities

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

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Advancement - Front of House, Special Event Support (7) (hours available onsite at events)-POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

Assist onsite at Special Events. The Advancement team hosts a number of donor events and experiences throughout the year and the team is looking for students to enhance the experience at these events. In this role you will be the face of SFCM, greeting donors upon their arrival, helping them to register and answering any day of questions. We are excited about creating a positive interaction between donors and the students who they support.

Qualifications:

  • Personable with high level of customer service
  • Good communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Calm under pressure
  • Comfortable using an iPad
  • Must be able to lift and carry 10 lbs    

Responsibilities:

  • Register participants
  • Available to answer questions and provide assistance to donors when necessary
  • Assist with set up and clean up / break down
  • Upon request be available to serve food and beverage

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Molly Quinn (mquinn@sfcm.edu)

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Advancement - Special Events Assistant (5 hrs/week)-POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Advancement office is responsible for managing all of SFCM’s fundraising efforts, including a number of donor appreciation events throughout the year. The team is looking for a friendly, organized and motivated student to assist with planning and execution of special events, as well as event specific administrative tasks. In this role you will gain experience coordinating a number of event logistics, creating a positive guest experience, and engaging with supporters of SFCM.

Qualifications:

  • Personable with strong customer service skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively multitask   

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with registering guests for events in Raiser’s Edge Database
  • Assemble name tags for attendees prior to event
  • Call donors to remind them of or to confirm their attendance at various donor events and experiences
  • Help with building event layouts and assigning seats in Social Tables
  • Upon request, join SFCM staff to lead personal donor tours of the Bowes Center and of 50 Oak Street

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Molly Quinn (mquinn@sfcm.edu)

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Ensembles - Librarian Assistant (4-6 hrs/week) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

Assists the Ensemble Librarian with maintenance, creation, distribution, and management of scores and parts for the ensemble library. This includes preparing practice parts and working with both SFCM owned materials and scores/parts rented directly from music publishers. MUST have an excellent eye for detail. Knowledge of string bowing markings preferred.  

Qualifications:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Knowledge of string instruments and bowing markings preferred, but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Ensemble Librarian with scanning, printing, and distributing practice parts to orchestra student mailboxes
  • Accurately copy bowings into all orchestral string parts from a master set
  • Assist with creating parts and organize folders for rehearsals and performance
  • Careful handling of SFCM owned materials and scores/parts rented from publishers

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Bryan Lin (blin@sfcm.edu)

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Ensembles - Ensemble Management Intern (1-2) (6-8 hrs/week)-POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

We are looking for interns to work alongside the Ensembles staff, providing administrative assistance with rehearsal setups, attendance, ensemble library, instrument inventory. The incumbents will frequently serve as liaisons between Ensemble leadership and students, as available in consultation with the supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Google Apps and Microsoft Office
  • Leadership and experience working alongside peers 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexible hours, ability to work occasional weekends for concerts
  • Background in orchestral performance preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison to Ensemble staff, setup crew, and student musicians, and take rehearsal attendance as available
  • Assist with setups, as needed under the supervision of Ensemble Librarian, including: setting folders in rehearsals and concerts; creating stage plots for rehearsals and concerts
  • Maintain Large Ensemble rehearsal schedules online, viewable by students and faculty, as well as the bulletin board on the 5th floor.
  • Handle shipment and return of orchestra materials and equipment rentals

Salary:

$16/hr 

Reports to:

Bryan Lin (blin@sfcm.edu)

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Ensembles - Ensemble Setup Crew (6) (3-6 hrs/week) -POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

With supervision from Ensemble staff, the Ensemble Crew completes all setup and strike of Large Ensemble rehearsals and performances in performance halls and classrooms.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment safely (25-50 lbs)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible hours, ability to work occasional weekends for concerts
  • Proper footwear required
  • Background in orchestral performance preferred, but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and strike rehearsals and performances in performance halls and classrooms
  • Read seating charts, moving and setting chairs, music stands, the concert shell, podiums, and risers, as well as pianos and keyboard instruments

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Bryan Lin (blin@sfcm.edu)

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Executive Office - Student Assistant (2) (5 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

Work with the President and Dean's Executive Assistants with various administrative duties.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Customer Service oriented. 
  • Professional and courteous demeanor. 
  • Knowledge of Google based applications. 
  • Previous office experience a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet guests arriving to Executive Suite (will include Board of Trustees, Faculty, Staff, Students, VIP's and other visitors).
  • Assist with set-up and breakdown of meetings including water/coffee set-up.
  • Sort and deliver mail.
  • Maintain a clean pantry and coffee service area.
  • Assist with various duties surrounding major school events such as Convocation and Commencement.
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Marina Kennedy (mkennedy@sfcm.edu)

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Financial Aid - Reading or Math Tutor for the Unified School District (2) (3-6 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

SFCM and San Francisco School Volunteers are working together to send Conservatory students into local schools as reading/math tutors. Last year several of our students participated in this program, helping out needy students and making some extra money in the process!     

Qualifications:

Federal Work study eligibility required    

Responsibilities:

Assisting classroom teacher with students needing tutoring in reading or mathematics.

Salary:

$20/hr 

Reports to:

Doris Howard (dbh@sfcm.edu)

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IT- Student IT Assistant (10-20 hrs/week) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

Assisting the IT staff as the first line of technical support for staff, faculty, and students. Handling technical issues through the Helpdesk software, telephone, or in person, with a high level of customer service. Take part in IT projects, assessing business needs and coming up with ideas to improve student, faculty, and staff processes. Reports to the Director of IT and works with the Network and System Administrator, Database Analyst and other student workers. Works 10-20 hours per week Fall Semester and beyond if you do a great job!  Ideally, we would like to have a student worker who will continue at SFCM next year.

Qualifications:

Looking for someone with:

  • Enthusiasm for technology; willingness to learn
  • High level of customer service
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Good communication skills, written and spoken
  • Ability to deal with quickly changing and complex issues without drama
  • Familiarity with Mac environments; mobile devices, iOS and Android a plus
  • Familiarity with networking, both wired and wireless a plus

Responsibilities:

Key Duties (basic working knowledge required; additional training provided): 

  • Assist in providing front line technical support for Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Monitor the IT helpdesk and prioritize requests
  • Troubleshoot multiple computer platforms (Windows and Mac).
  • Perform hardware and software maintenance and upgrades. For example, prepare new workstations for rollout; assist in maintenance of  printers
  • Assist in troubleshooting, repairing, and upgrading equipment
  • Install common software such as operating systems, web browsers, Microsoft Office products, Acrobat, Flash, etc.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, or install common hardware such as video cards, memory, and network cards

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Jason Thompson (jthompson@sfcm.edu)

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Library - Library Student Assistant (6) (8 hrs/week)- POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The student workers work 5-10 hours per week during the library’s operating hours, which are Mondays-Fridays, 8:30am-9:00pm; Saturdays, 9:00am-5:00pm; and Sundays, 11:00pm-5:00pm. Library desk workers assist the Library Director and the library supervisors at the circulation service desk. Student desk workers are expected to perform any circulation and technical processing related functions. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with public
  • Knowledge of the Library of Congress call number system and library practices
  • Promptness/adherence to schedule
  • Flexible schedule & willingness to cover co-workers’ shifts during any of the library’s operating hours
  • Ability to complete projects with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Excellent and friendly customer service skills
  • Friendly and welcoming personality
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and professionally 
  • Knowledge of database searching, using OPAC and online systems
  • Knowledge of general office practices 

Responsibilities:

  • Checks in and out library materials and performs other circulation functions; 
  • Answers customer inquiries at the service desk and on the phone; 
  • Assist patrons with using the library catalog & other online resources, & locating items in library; 
  • Shelves, shelf reads, shifts and other functions to maintain library collection; 
  • Acts as security to observe library traffic; 
  • Assist library staff with special projects and other duties as assigned;
  • Assists in opening and closing procedures.

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

library (library@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Student Photographer (15) (Hours are variable and Project Based) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Freelance Photographer works closely with the Digital Content Coordinator to schedule, pick, and photograph events throughout the year from concerts to student life with an expectation of deliverable high-quality photos. Shoots are planned as far in advance as possible, but some scheduling flexibility is required. 

Qualifications:

  • An eye for the bold, beautiful, and engaging
  • Working knowledge of basic photography skills (framing, exposure, focus) as demonstrated in a portfolio of work
  • Ability to work with, manage, and troubleshoot several shooting conditions, including challenging low-light conditions
  • High level of organizational ability; attention to details and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capacity to adjust to changing priorities
  • Familiarity with photo editing tools such as Photoshop
  • Capability to make quick turnarounds from shooting to delivery of final product when needed. *24hr turnaround for 5-7 highlight images for social, 7 days from event to deliver full batch. 
  • Good interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:

  • Photograph various types of events on and off site that can be used for marketing materials, the sfcm.edu website, social media, and archival purposes
  • Deliver full-resolution digital high-quality photos that have been color corrected and adjusted as needed for a consistent look and feel in a timely manner
  • Work with the Digital Content Coordinator to determine the photographic vision, strategy, and direction for the season
  • Engage with the Student Body to discover and follow leads on opportunities to photograph interesting moments that could be useful for marketing materials and website.
  • Interact with students, faculty, and staff to schedule and take photographs

Salary:

$25/hr, subject to increase depending on real-world experience

Reports to:

Christina Glass (cglass@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Student Videographer (Hours are variable and Project Based) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Student Videographer works with the Marketing and Communications team on a project-by-project basis. They will film, edit, and provide assistance on shoots for video content as needed for SFCM’s website and social media channels.

Qualifications:

  • High level of organizational ability; attention to details and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capacity to adjust to changing priorities
  • Resume and portfolio of work.
  • Experience creating short, professional videos fit for social media.
  • Experience filming people in a stationary, sit-down interview setting as well as in motion (“fly-on-the-wall filming”).
  • Knowledge of sound recording and music production as it applies to video production.
  • Savvy using smartphone to produce high-quality videos for social media.
  • Able to turn around a project quickly if the need arises.
  • Must be creative! (Someone who generates ideas and can pitch the team one-off projects and potential series)  

Responsibilities:

Film, edit, and provide assistance on shoots for video content as needed for SFCM’s website and social media channels.

Salary:

$25/hr subject to increase depending on real-world experience

Reports to:

Christina Glass (cglass@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Brass Teaching Artist (3) (1.5 hrs/wk)-POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

Teaching Artists will play side-by-side with Pre-College brass students and will model excellent ensemble skills and brass playing habits.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have junior, senior, or graduate student status for the 1819 school year and major in trumpet, horn, trombone or bass trombone.

Responsibilities:

Rehearse and perform as part of the Pre-College Brass Ensemble, which meets from 10 - 11:30am on Saturdays.

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Choral Assistant (3-3.5 hrs/wk) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Pre-College Choral Assistant supports and assists the work of the Directors of the two Pre-College Choruses. Duties will include musical and non-musical tasks that address classroom management and full participation of the pre-college students.

Qualifications:

  • Voice Major (soprano or tenor), 1st year MM student preferred
  • Previous teaching experience or group leadership experience preferred
  • Experience with working with young students ages 7-18
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities
  • Enthusiasm for choral singing

Responsibilities:

Set up rehearsal space weekly; Assist choral directors as needed in accomplishing attendance, vocal warm-ups and music distribution; Generally assist in classroom management and act as extra eyes for the directors; Model excellent choral behavior and assist with score reading for less experienced students; Possible running of sectionals or other musical or non-musical duties as assigned. Call time 12-3:15pm

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Program Assistant (5 hrs/wk)-POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

Provides operational and administrative support for the Pre-College & Continuing Education Divisions.

Qualifications:

  • Background in music with an interest in music education, arts administration, and operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with exemplary planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive Applications

Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support for Saturday activities, including but not limited to the setup and strike of venues
  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming emails and in-person inquiries, documenting and directing to all appropriate staff or faculty
  • Perform duties such as filing, scanning, and photocopying of jury forms, grade reports, and final examinations

Salary:

$15.59/hr

Reports to:

Justin Sun (jsun@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Voice Program Repetiteur

Description:

Serve as répétiteur for the Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes following the Pre-College Academic Calendar January - March (Saturdays, 3:30PM - 6:00PM).

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellent musicianship and artistry as a répétiteur
  • Prior professional experience working with vocalists; four year undergraduate degree or equivalent preferred
  • A strong background and understanding of art song, opera, and musical theater literature
  • Ability to sight-read
  • Possesses Open Score Reading skills
  • Ability to prepare repertoire quickly and work independently
  • Vocal coaching experience and knowledge of diction rules a plus
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM administrative staff and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; maintain a good relationship with parents; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring, and engaging experience for the students

Selected Candidates will be invited for an interview/audition in which they will perform two previously prepared works and can expect sight-reading.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, rehearse, and perform music for weekly classes and two (2) Opera and Musical Theatre Scene productions and two (2) Vocal Performance Workshop recitals per year.
  • Provide in-class vocal coaching as necessary; diction, and musicianship as requested
  • Communicate in a timely manner with supervising faculty members, Division Director, Office Manager, and Ensembles Manager
  • Attend artistic planning meetings as scheduled by supervising faculty members and/or Division Director
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Division Director and Ensembles Manager

Salary:

$30-$40/hr, commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Production - Production Staff (15-20) (3-10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

Production Staff are cross trained as Stage Managers, House Managers, Ushers, and Set-Up Crew. Stage Managers (SM) manage events (recitals, concerts, receptions etc.) in all halls and are often the main and only point of contact for performers on day/night of an event. SMs handle all logistical needs including but not limited to stage set-up and turning pre-set lighting on and off. House Managers (HM) are often the first point of contact for SFCM patrons, donors, and the general public. HMs will also be called upon to assist an SM as needed for an event. Ushers tear tickets, monitor food and drink in all halls, and make sure guests have a good experience. Set-up Crew assists with set ups of all shared spaces as needed including classrooms and common areas.  

Qualifications:

Punctual. Must be able to lift 25 pounds and comfortable with physical labor. Ability to problem solve.

Responsibilities:

Complete tasks as assigned by Director of Concert Operations and Concert Operations Manager.

Salary:

$15.59/hr, $16.50/hr for Stage Manager duties 

Reports to:

Chris Ramos and Andrew Ross (cramos@sfcm.edu, aross@sfcm.edu)

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Production - Reception, Box Office, and programs (3) (4-7 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The student in this position will be responsible for answering and transferring phone calls to SFCM's main reception line as well as act as a first point of contact for the public. This student will also receive incoming mail/packages and notify the appropriate recipients. He/She/They will also handle general Box Office functions such as selling tickets and merchandise. Lastly, this position will help maintain the online performance calendar and assist with program production.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Some knowledge of Google Sheets/Drive and Microsoft Excel is preferable.    

Responsibilities:

  • Answering SFCM's main reception line.
  • Selling/reserving tickets for SFCM events.
  • Receiving/distributing mail. 

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Andrew Ross (aross@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Conservatory Connect Coordinator (10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

Conservatory Connect brings music to Bay Area residents who cannot normally attend concerts. Student groups, formed by Hire SFCM members, perform at places such as hospitals, rest homes and nursery schools. The Conservatory Connect Coordinator’s primary responsibility is managing the Conservatory Connect calendar. They schedule the 40+ Conservatory Connect performances each semester, communicating with both student groups and partner organizations to ensure successful gig completion. The Conservatory Connect Coordinator also assists with forming Conservatory Connect groups and maintaining partner organization relationships. They will work on various Hire SFCM / Conservatory Connect related projects assigned by the Community Engagement Manager as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Patience: Many organizations and students will not respond to your emails in a timely fashion. The coordinator must be patient and persistent, unless the organization is not interested in having performances, which is usually not the case. 
  • Organization: The coordinator must possess basic Google Suite skills. The coordinator will organize most Conservatory Connect related information using spreadsheets.
  • Communication Skills: You will spend a great deal of your time sending emails. It is crucial that you communicate your ideas clearly and efficiently. You will also regularly discuss issues that you are facing with the Community Engagement Manager.  

Responsibilities:

  • Reach out to organizations to inquire about their availability and update their contact information in the Conservatory Connect database.
  • Reach out to students to inquire about their availability.
  • Assist the Community Engagement Manager in organizing Conservatory Connect student groups .
  • Coordinate performances and send performance details to the organizations as well as the groups.
  •  Record performance information, and keep track of donations made by partner organizations.
  • Send feedback forms and record feedback.

Salary:

$16/hr 

Reports to:

Danielle Cheiken (dcheiken@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Conservatory in the Schools Student Mentor (2-6 hrs/week)

Description:

The Conservatory in the Schools (CIS) program provides SFCM students with invaluable classroom training while supporting music education in San Francisco's public school system. Each year, Student Mentors assist classroom teachers in reaching over 2,500 students at local elementary, middle, and high schools. Student Mentors are assigned to teach two to six hours a week at a San Francisco public school. Resume and cover letter are required for this application. Currently accepting applications for the spring in saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, viola, voice, and piano.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in teaching and education
  • Highly adaptable and skilled at working in a fast-paced environment
  • No teaching experience is required, but is a plus

Responsibilities:

Each student mentor placement depends on the classroom needs and Mentor skillset. In the past, SFCM student mentors have gained experience in:

  • Teaching individuals and small groups of students
  • Assisting music teachers in classroom duties
  • Coaching chamber music groups
  • Conducting entire ensembles
  • Instructing early childhood music (music/movement)

Salary:

$25/hr 

Reports to:

Rachael Smith (rasmith@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Hire SFCM Assistant (5 hrs/week)-POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

About Hire SFCM: SFCM students perform over 350 times each year through Hire SFCM, a referral service for paid gigs. Students are hired to perform at weddings, corporate celebrations, and graduations, among other events.
Assistant objective: The Hire SFCM Assistant’s primary responsibilities are maintaining the sheet music used for Hire SFCM gigs, and assisting in fielding client requests.    

Qualifications:

  • Highly organized
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work independently toward goals with short and long-term deadlines
  • Knowledge of common Classical chamber ensembles and sheet music
  • Exceptional customer service    

Responsibilities:

  • Track and maintain Hire SFCM library materials: assist musicians in securing sheet music for gigs, ensure that all books and binders are returned, repair broken binders and locate/replace missing music.
  • Assist in fielding Hire SFCM client requests: reply to client inquiries, field questions, and create contracts as applicable.
  • Report regularly to the Director of Community Engagement, assisting them in
  • Hire SFCM related projects as assigned

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Danielle Cheiken (dcheiken@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Peer Career Advisor (6-8 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) empowers SFCM musicians to achieve their unique career goals and to become fully engaged as citizens of the world. The PDEC is the hub for student employment, professional development, and community engagement. Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) are ambassadors and information centers for the PDEC. In this role, you will be responsible for promoting employment opportunities and PDEC events, advising students on career paths and materials, assisting in the coordination of PDEC workshops and programs, and acting as administrative support for the PDEC. Resume and cover letter are required for this application.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Student
  • Background in website editing/design
  • Social media savvy: ability to curate posts for multiple platforms (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Superb understanding of effective career materials, including resume, cover letter, bio, and
  • website
  • Highly organized
  • Familiarity with career paths for conservatory graduates (preferred)
  • Visual design experience (preferred)
  • Experience in a teaching or advising role (preferred)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in updating PDEC’s online presence, including the website, Facebook, Twitter, and email
  • account
  • Assist in PDEC event coordination, including planning and promotion, from start to finish
  • Filter and promote off-campus opportunities through digital and physical opportunity boards
  • Hold student advising appointments
  • Provide administrative support for PDEC events and programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Rachael Smith (rasmith@sfcm.edu)

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Recording Department - Recording Engineer (10-15 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Recording studio is looking for talented Student Recording Engineers to join our A/V team. As a Student Recording Engineer, you’ll be responsible for the execution of a variety of audio and video projects for SFCM faculty, staff, students, and external rental clients. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and work on state-of-the-art recording systems in a fun yet productive work environment.

The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience working in audio and/or video productions and can demonstrate skills in A/V hardware and post-production software.    

Qualifications:

  • Self-Motivated and works well independently
  • Willingness to work early mornings, late evenings and/or weekend shifts
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail
  • Punctual
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Not afraid to ask for help 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Previous experience with audio and video hardware (microphones, mixing consoles, LCD projectors, video cameras)
  • Strong computer skills (PC and Mac) with some knowledge of audio / video post-production software (Sony Vegas, Protools, Logic, Pyramix, Final Cut)    

Responsibilities:

  • Record audio/video for SFCM concerts, recitals, master classes and recording sessions
  • Edit audio/video for concerts, recitals, and master classes
  • Master and create DVD and CD discs with labels
  • Set up/manage PA systems for concerts, events, meetings, and master classes
  • Maintain and organize the Recording Studio’s equipment work spaces

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Jason O'Connell (jason.oconnell@sfcm.edu)

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Registrar - Student Assistant to the Registrar (up to 15 hrs/week) - POSITION HAs BEEN FILLED

Description:

Provides support to operations or the Office of the Registrar

Qualifications:

  • Patience and ability to work with many interruptions.
  • Ability to maintain complex records with attention to detail.
  • Ability to provide pleasant and respectful service.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work confidentially with discretion.
  • High level of computer aptitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Previous experience working with databases  

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in orientation & registration, including preparation of printed materials
  • Prepares jury forms and assists in recording results.
  • Prepares and sends notices to students using Google suite
  • Enters student data into student database
  • Maintains and refills Registrar paper forms.
  • Files records as needed.                                                                       
  • Creates and distributes degree checklists and similar documents
  • Provides administrative support to the Registrar team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

Salary:

$15.59/hr 

Reports to:

Karen Siverson (ksiverson@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - French Tutor (6-8 hrs/week) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Student Academic Enrichment Center is looking for an enthusiastic and dependable tutor to support French classes and facilitate language exchange at the Conservatory.

Qualifications:

This position requires fluency in French and excellent communication skills for teaching in class and in one-to-one settings. The ideal candidate will enjoy explaining features of French language and culture, and be eager to learn more about pedagogy. Experience living in France or another French-speaking country is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the SAEC Coordinator and the French instructors
  • Tutor students one-to-one and in study groups
  • Assist with preparing students for their exams, or proctoring make-up exams
  • Participate in pedagogy training

Salary:

$16/hr 

Reports to:

Wai Ho (who@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - Italian Tutor (6-8 hrs/week) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Student Academic Enrichment Center is looking for an enthusiastic and dependable tutor to support Italian classes and facilitate language exchange at the Conservatory.

Qualifications:

This position requires fluency in Italian and excellent communication skills for teaching in class and in one-to-one settings. The ideal candidate will enjoy explaining features of Italian language and culture, and be eager to learn more about pedagogy. Experience living in Italy or another Italian-speaking country is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the SAEC Coordinator and the Italian instructors
  • Tutor students one-to-one and in study groups
  • Assist with preparing students for their exams, or proctoring make-up exams
  • Participate in pedagogy training

Salary:

$16/hr 

Reports to:

Wai Ho (who@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - Writing Tutor (2) (5-10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Description:

The Student Academic Enrichment Center is looking for student-centered Writing tutors who have a deep engagement with writing as both an academic skill and an instrument for social discourse and critical reflection.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be interested in discussing conventions of US college writing and serving students at the Conservatory. Requires excellent English writing and language skills. Experience working with multi-lingual speakers is a plus.

Responsibilities:

Writing tutors work with students on academic writing at any stage of the writing process through conversation and pedagogical strategies. This process-oriented tutoring might include helping a student generate an effective thesis statement, revise a draft, or develop their critical analysis skills. Writing Tutors work with writing principles and strategies, rather than correcting errors or copy-editing.

Salary:

$16/hr 

Reports to:

Wai Ho (who@sfcm.edu)

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