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STUDENTS:

APPLY HERE: On-Campus Employment Application

(Need help with your resume and cover letter?)


Hiring Process and Timeline

  1. Fall 2022: Hiring departments submit open positions here

  2. Beginning of Fall semester: Job Fair - Friday, August 26, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - The Deleage (2nd Floor Atrium)

  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)

  6. If you have any questions, please email Kevin Rogers (krogers@sfcm.edu) and/ or pdec@sfcm.edu.


Job Fair: Held annually during new student orientation

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 

Information Technology - IT Student Assistant

Marketing and Communications - Email Assistant

Marketing and Communications - Digital Signage Assistant

Marketing and Communication - Marketing Assistant

Marketing and Communications - Print Design Assistant

Marketing and Communications - Public Relations Assistant

Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Conservatory in the Schools Student Mentor

Pre-College - Voice Program Repetiteur

Recording Studio - Student Recording Engineer

 


Academic Affairs - Student Assistant to the Registrar (1) (15 hrs/week) POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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
  • Files records as needed Records Jury results and shares faculty feedback with students
  • Prepares and sends notices to students using Google suite
  • Enters student data into student database
  • Creates and distributes degree checklists and similar documents
  • Collects all faculty syllabi
  • Provides administrative support to the Registrar team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Connor Callaghan (ccallaghan@sfcm.edu)

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Advancement - Advancement Student Worker (3-5) (3 hrs/week minimum) 

Description:

The Advancement office, a team of 11 that manages all of SFCM’s fundraising efforts and special events and raises $6 million annually, is looking for students to assist with donor relations, events, and other engagement activities. If you’re curious about what kind of people donate to SFCM or what goes on behind the scenes at special events this is the job for you. You’ll gain exposure to a range of fundraising experiences including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship within annual giving, legacy giving, and alumni relations. You’ll also help execute special events for donors, board members, and alumni. 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 working alongside the Advancement team.

Qualifications:

  • Personable with high level of customer service
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn different processes in Word, Excel, and Blackbaud database
  • Comfortable being forward-facing and interacting with the SFCM supporters
  • Interest in arts administration and higher education administration
  • Good handwriting is a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Soliciting donors via phone for different direct response campaigns and ticket sales for events
  • Writing notes to donors who make their first gift and donors who make annual gifts at a decided threshold
  • Assist in the execution of special events, including: tracking and recording RSVPs, confirming attendance with registrants via phone, and providing onsite and virtual event support (there is a requirement that you be in attendance for select events as well as agree to be in attendance for a certain number of events each semester)
  • Help with general administrative tasks such as printing and assembling fundraising appeals, acknowledgments, and other donor communications
  • Join SFCM staff as student representative for virtual tours of the school and for other stewardship activities

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Jackie Pasek (jpasek@sfcm.edu)

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Bridge to Arts and Music - Teaching Artist (4) (4 hrs/week) POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR 2022

Description:

Bridge to Arts & Music (BAM) provides tuition-free instrumental instruction, musical instruments, academic support, and community for underserved students between the ages 6 to 12. Collegiate Teaching Artists provide musical instruction, mentorship, and administrative support for students at our BAM site at Third Baptist Church in the Fillmore.

Qualifications:

  • Background in music with an interest in music education and arts administration
  • Candidates with experience working in diverse communities encouraged to apply
  • Working knowledge of BIPOC contributions to music and the arts
  • Ability to relate and apply musicianship skills to common performance practice
  • 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 students
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Teach individuals and small groups of students in Western Addition and Fillmore districts
  • Assist BAM faculty and program director with classroom tasks and administrative duties
  • Conducting and coaching ensembles as assigned
  • Collaborate with the program director on delivering culturally responsive instruction that explores a range of musical genres and styles that is inclusive of BIPOC artists
  • Communicate in a timely manner with BAM families and the Pre-College administrative team
  • Understand and support the entirety of the BAM curriculum and its related activities

Salary:

$25/hr 

Reports to:

Justin Sun (jsun@sfcm.edu)

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Dining Services Vendor - Student Dining Assistant (4) (20 hrs/ week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Cashier and barista in the Bowes Center Cafe and Blue Bird Cafe (50 Oak)

Qualifications:

Customer service, detail oriented, ability to carry/lift up to 20lbs. Past experience as a barista is optional, but helpful

Responsibilities:

Main duties will be cleaning and stocking the dining hours, interacting with customers and processing transactions at the register.

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Angela Lam (angela@seaglassmanagement.net)

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Large Ensembles - Librarian Assistant (3) (4-6 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Abbey Springer (aspringer@sfcm.edu) and Sydney Apel (sapel@sfcm.edu)

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Large Ensembles - Ensemble Student Assistant Manager (2) (6-8 hrs/week) 

Description:

The Ensemble Graduate Assistants work closely with the Ensembles staff, providing administrative support with rehearsal setups, attendance, and the ensemble library. The incumbents will serve as liaisons between Ensemble faculty, staff, student workers, and students. Applicants should possess proficiency in Google Apps and strong organizational and communication skills. A background in orchestral performance is preferred but not required.

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:

Responsibilities, to be divided between the two assistants, include:

  • Manage Large Ensemble rehearsals and performances, including: run rehearsals by taking attendance; enforcing rehearsal schedule and breaks; create stage plots for rehearsals and concerts
  • Maintenance of outward-facing Large Ensemble rehearsal schedules viewable by students and faculty
  • Scheduling setup crew shifts for rehearsals, readings, and performances
  • Assist with creating programs for all Large Ensemble performances
  • Handle shipment and return of orchestra materials and equipment rentals
  • Other administrative duties as needed

Salary:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Abbey Springer (aspringer@sfcm.edu) and Sydney Apel (sapel@sfcm.edu)

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Executive Office - Student Assistant (3-4) (4-6 hrs/week) POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Assist and work with the Executive Assistant to the President and the Academic Operations Manager/Assistant to the Dean with various administrative duties.

Qualifications:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Ava Harmon (aharmon@sfcm.edu) and Eileen Moon (emoon@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 FOR SPRING 2022

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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Information Technology - IT Student Assistant (1) (10-20 hrs/week) 

Description:

IT Student Workers are 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. Student workers will report to the AVP of IT & Helpdesk Engineer, and will work alongside the IT Staff as well as other student workers. Weekly hours range from 6-20 hours, with available shifts on weekdays 5pm-8pm, plus Saturday 8am-2pm. We would like to have student workers who will continue at SFCM next year.

Qualifications:

Looking for someone with:

  • Enthusiasm for technology with a willingness to learn High level of communication & customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Familiarity with Windows & macOS environments; iOS and Android knowledge is a plus
  • General understanding of network environments (wired and wireless)
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to be flexible in complex & varying situations

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing frontline technical support for Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Monitor the IT service desk, prioritizing and delegating IT tickets
  • Troubleshoot multiple computer platforms (Windows and Mac).
  • Perform hardware and software maintenance or upgrades. For example, prepare new workstations for studios/classrooms; assist in printer functionality Install software such as operating systems, web browsers, Microsoft Office applications, Adobe software, and more

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Jason Thompson (jthompson@sfcm.edu), Jason Hébert (jhebert@sfcm.edu)

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Library - Library Student Assistant (4) (8 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Andrew Barnhart, Jeong Lee (libsuper@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Email Assistant (1) (6-8 hrs/week, additional hours as needed) 

Description:

Put yourself in the inbox of SFCM’s entire community. The Email Assistant creates and sends SFCM’s email newsletters promoting our concerts, students, alumni and faculty. If you are organized, detail oriented, and interested in taking part in helping us put our best foot forward with each interaction we have with our audiences, we want to know more about you! The Email Assistant reports to the Senior Marketing and Advertising Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in laying out information in clean and consistent manner
  • Experience resizing and cropping images
  • Detail oriented — eagle eye for grammar errors and inconsistencies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a part of our growth! 

Responsibilities:

  • Curates information, builds and reviews weekly SFCM concert email, monthly Pre-College Newsletter and quarterly Continuing Education newsletter
  • Assists in creation of monthly Take Note newsletter
  • Assists in build out of press releases
  • Segmentation of email groups
  • Resizes images for newsletters
  • Reviews and reports on email open and interaction rates
  • Works to ensure emails link to correct areas of the site and contain proper UTM tracking information
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Catalina Kumiski (ckumiski@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - UX Assistant (4-5 hrs/week, additional hours as needed) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR SPRING 2022

Description:

View SFCM through other’s eyes and use that information to help us make meaningful changes to the layout and presentation of SFCM’s website. The UX Assistant administers and reviews user experience tests of various website segment groups to determine how they interact with our website. If you are organized, detail oriented, and interested in improving the SFCM website’s user experience, we’d love to meet you! The UX Assistant reports to the Web Producer and works closely with the Website Assistant. 

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the SFCM website
  • Able to identify site issues and differentiate between site bugs and content confusions
  • Ability to discern from user stories what is needed for a better SFCM experience for all
  • Detail oriented — eagle eye for site inconsistencies and content errors
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a part of our growth! 

Responsibilities:

  • Administers, reviews, and creates highlight reels of SFCM UX tests (no prior video editing experience required).
  • Takes notes and identifies site issues and errors
  • Works with Web Producer and Website Editing Assistant to create priority list of site improvements
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Tim Records (trecords@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Website Assistant Editor (1) (8-10 hrs/wk, additional hours as needed) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR SPRING 2022

Description:

Take part in the growth of SFCM’s website and help raise the profile, brand, and visibility of the school. The Web Assistant makes modifications to the content and layout of SFCM’s website. If you are organized, detail oriented, and interested in taking part in the continued transformation of our website to be an up-to-date source of all SFCM information as well an enjoyable user experience for all that get a chance to stop by our domain, we’d love to meet you! The Website Assistant Editor reports to the Web Producer and works closely with the Email Assistant and the Senior Graphic Designer. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience editing web pages
  • Experience or interest in learning HTML and CSS (prior experience a plus)
  • Experience resizing and cropping images
  • Detail oriented — eagle eye for site inconsistencies and content errors
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a part of our growth! 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, maintains, and organizes website content edits on sfcm.edu
  • Seeks errors across the site, and areas for improvement in layout
  • Builds and publishes News Stories on the site
  • Compresses and resizes image for news stories and web pages
  • Works with PR Assistant to ensure top monthly news is added to the SFCM website
  • Works with Email Assistant to ensure emails link to correct areas of site and contain proper UTM tracking information.
  • Reviews site health information with Web Producer and seeks to improve overall site efficiency and health.
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Tim Records (trecords@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Digital Signage Assistant (1) (4-5 hrs/week, additional hours as needed) 

Description:

Help our imagery be as loud as our voice. The Digital Signage Assistant will take part in the designing and maintenance of all SFCM digital signage both indoor and outdoor. Promoting concerts and giving students, faculty and staff desired information. If you are organized, detail oriented, and interested in taking part in celebrating and promoting the achievements and events for all to see, we’d love to meet you! The Digital Signage Assistant Editor reports to the Senior Marketing and Advertising Manager and works closely with the Director of Marketing and Digital.

Qualifications:

  • Experience editing images
  • Detail oriented — able to see and catch errors before they get to the big screen 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a part of our growth! 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, maintains, and organizes all SFCM digital signage for the Ann Getty Center and Bowes Center
  • Communicates with the MarCom staff and other departments as necessary to stay up to date with SFCM news and happenings to share on signage
  • Compresses and resizes image for news stories and web pages
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Catalina Kumiski (ckumiski@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Digital Design Assistant (10-15 hrs/week) POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Digital Design Assistant will support the Senior Graphic Designer on a variety of brand projects, mainly focusing on digital materials such as website assets, social media needs, email headers and internal documents and templates. The Digital Design Assistant will also work closely with the Print Design Assistant, reformatting print into digital deliverables. If you have an eye for design and some prior experience with Adobe CC, we would love to meet you and help take those skills to the next level.  

Qualifications:

  • Basic design knowledge of typography, color, layout and imagery
  • Proficient mainly in Indesign and Photoshop, and other Adobe CC programs a plus
  • Form + Function — Has a sharp eye for not what only looks good but also what works well in communicating a message visually
  • Resourceful — Offers creative designs and solutions
  • Detail oriented — Ability to ensure deliverables are consistent with visuals and content
  • Organized — knows how to gather all of the necessary information to begin designing effectively and efficiently, such as document layout and specifications, imagery, text and overall concept
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in order to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a proud contributor to the visuals that represent SFCM’s brand  

Responsibilities:

  • Create and design digital materials within the parameters of SFCM’s brand guidelines
  • Convert print deliverables into digital across various sizes and platforms 
  • Organize and archive design files  
  • Correspond with staff and faculty regarding the details of various design projects
  • Photography — Become familiar with our photo aesthetic so that you can choose amazing imagery to use for digital designs. Some small photoshop touch-ups + edits occasionally needed. 
  • Update our website site maps as needed
  • Research brands + competitors for knowledge and inspiration
  • Create and/or add to existing style guides
  • Experience with Figma or Sketch a plus

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Tim Records (trecords@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Marketing Assistant (1) (7 hrs/week) 

Description:

The Marketing Student Assistant will have the opportunity to learn fundamentals of marketing, the ins and outs of marketing SFCM, and build administrative skills. They will assist with events marketing, print and digital advertising, and recruitment activities and strategy. This position reports to the Sr. Marketing and Advertising Manager and works closely with members of the MarCom team and other department staff as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Google Workspace
  • Excellent English language skills, including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • High level of organizational ability; attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and to adjust to changing priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to self-direct and take action on projects without a step-by-step explanation
  • Adaptability and ability to brainstorm and troubleshoot
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM
  • Knowledge of the student body, access to info on student accomplishments, and the ability to be the eyes and ears of MarCom preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Assist MarCom team with marketing strategy to reach prospective students
  • Research and communicate with potential marketing partners
  • Post and update select SFCM's performances on local calendar listings websites
  • Research advertising vendors, collects media kits, and maintains up-to-date files of ad information 
  • Help administer advertising accounts (submit ads, record and file submissions)

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Catalina Kumiski (ckumiski@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Print Design Assistant (10-15 hrs/week) 

Description:

The Print Design Assistant will support the Senior Graphic Designer on a variety of brand projects, mainly focusing on print materials such as flyers, postcards, vitrines, brochures, ads, internal documents and templates. The Print Design Assistant will also work closely with the Digital Design Assistant, handing off print deliverables to be converted to digital. If you have an eye for design and some prior experience with Indesign and Photoshop, we would love to meet you and help take those skills to the next level.  

Qualifications:

  • Basic design knowledge of typography, color, layout and imagery
  • Proficient mainly in Indesign and Photoshop
  • Form + Function — Has a sharp eye for not what only looks good but also what works well in communicating a message visually
  • Resourceful — Offers creative designs and solutions
  • Detail oriented — Understands that print is final therefore gets into the nitty gritty details of all elements of the design before sending to print
  • Organized — knows how to gather all of the necessary information to begin designing effectively and efficiently, such as document layout and specifications, imagery, text and overall concept
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in order to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a proud contributor to the visuals that represent SFCM’s brand  

Responsibilities:

  • Create and design print materials within the parameters of SFCM’s brand guidelines
  • Prepare and package files to be sent to print
  • Review proofs and specifications thoroughly before approval
  • Organize and archive design files to be shared with Digital Design Assistant + Senior Graphic Designer
  • Correspond with staff and faculty regarding the details of various design projects
  • Photography — Become familiar with our photo aesthetic so that you can choose amazing imagery to use for print designs. Some small photoshop touch-ups + edits occasionally needed
  • Research brands + competitors for knowledge and inspiration
  • Create and/or add to existing style guides
  • Illustration + animation skills a plus

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Tim Records (trecords@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Photography Editor + Assistant (10-15 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR SPRING 2022

Description:

If you love photography AND photoshop—and you’ve noticed SFCM’s visuals on Instagram or the website—this job is for you. The Photography Editor + Assistant will support the Senior Graphic Designer with all photography needs which will include editing, cropping, and resizing images to be prepared for print and digital use. These images will be used for all printed marketing collateral as well as the website and social media. This role also includes assistance with photoshoots from concept to execution and post production.  

Qualifications:

  • Understands the significance of visual imagery
  • Has a developed eye for photography
  • Proficient mainly with Photoshop and Lightroom, but other Adobe CC programs a plus 
  • Resourceful — Offer creative designs and solutions
  • Detail oriented — Ability to ensure deliverables are consistent with visuals and content
  • Organized — knows how to gather all of the necessary information to begin designing effectively and efficiently, such as where the image will live i.e. on our website or a brochure or both and the various image sizes needed. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in order to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a proud contributor to the visuals that represent SFCM’s brand   

Responsibilities:

  • Closely study and become familiar with SFCM’s visual voice and aesthetic
  • Pull images from our vast library that can be used to across the brand to keep the visuals fresh and exciting
  • Choose imagery to be used with various print and digital design projects
  • Crop, size and edit images as needed for design projects
  • Manage photography requests from staff and faculty
  • Schedule photographers as needed for events + performances
  • Update photographer list with new information as needed
  • Photoshoot assistance — Plan, prep and execute photoshoots with the Senior Graphic Designer + provide assistance on set as well as in post-production
  • Research brands + competitors for knowledge and inspiration
  • Create and/or add to existing style guides

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Janice Echevarria (jechevarria@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Public Relations Assistant (1) (4-5 hrs/week) 

Description:

Join the front lines of SFCM’s public-facing communications efforts and help raise the profile and visibility of the school. The PR Assistant learns the top news outlets locally and nationally, drives awareness for SFCM events and activities, and helps to share the results of our publicity efforts with faculty and staff. If you are organized, detail oriented, and interested to learn about all the ways SFCM students, alums, and faculty make headlines, we can’t wait to meet you. The PR Assistant reports to the VP of Strategic Communications and works closely with the Web Producer as well as the Website Assistant Editor and Email Assistant.  

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Google Docs and Sheets
  • Detail oriented — eagle eye proofreader, spelling and grammar guru a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Knows who’s who — knowledge of a broad range of faculty across departments a plus
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to read all the news about us!    

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, maintains, and organizes Google Alerts for the institution, its faculty, students, alumni, and SFCM community members
  • Creates monthly list of press hits for distribution to SFCM community
  • Works with Website Assistant to ensure top monthly news is added to the SFCM website
  • Writes monthly email for upcoming events to distribute to local outlets; works with Email Assistant to build and deploy those email event listings
  • Submits calendar listings to local online outlets promoting SFCM concerts
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Mark Taylor (mtaylor@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Social Media Assistant/Brand Ambassador Manager (1) (10-12 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Social Media Assistant/Brand Ambassador Manager will support the Digital Content Manager on a variety of projects, mainly focused on social media post scheduling, content creation, research, assisting with the creation of TikTok and Reels videos, and managing Takeover Tuesday. The Social Media Assistant/Brand Ambassador manager will also manage the SFCM Brand Ambassadors, responsible for relaying communications and overseeing the completion of assigned Brand Ambassador objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Experience creating content for TikTok and Reels
  • Detailed — has a sharp eye for grammar and spelling
  • Organized — has the ability to balance multiple projects at the same time
  • Creative — has the ability to offer creative ideas and solutions for content creation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to be a proud contributor to the content that represents SFCM’s brand  

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules social media posts for publication
  • Manages communications and scheduling of Takeover Tuesday
  • Assisting in the creation of content for social media channels, including but not limited to TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook
  • Assists in research for social media content
  • Manages communication with brand ambassadors and oversees the completion of assigned objectives.

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Corbin Henderson (Chenderson@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Content Assistant (1) (6-8 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR SPRING 2022

Description:

Be a part of SFCM’s Marketing team, and help develop the Conservatory’s story. The Content Assistant will learn the ins-and-outs of crafting narratives for specific target audiences and help share SFCM’s stories with the world. If you are organized, detail-oriented, and interested to see all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into crafting a single piece of content, we can’t wait to meet you. The Content Assistant position reports to the Associate Director of Content and Marketing and works closely with the Web Assistant.  

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Google Docs and Sheets
  • Detail-oriented — eagle eye proofreader, spelling and grammar guru a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized — knows how to take in a lot of information and organize it appropriately
  • Knows who’s who — knowledge of a broad range of faculty across departments a plus
  • Enthusiasm for SFCM — wants to help create the content seen on our social media channels    

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and helps maintain SFCM’s content calendar 
  • Researches interview subjects and determines questions for upcoming news stories 
  • Transcribes interviews for team writers 
  • Works with the Web Assistant to make sure the most updated content is added to the website
  • Participates in brainstorming meetings to determine content throughout the academic year
  • Assists in other administrative tasks for the department

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Mark Taylor (mtaylor@sfcm.edu)

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Marketing and Communications - Student Video Editor (1) (Hours are variable and Project Based, 1-6 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Take part in telling SFCM’s story. The Student Video Editor will edit video and provide assistance on shoots for video content as needed for SFCM’s website and social media channels. If you are someone who has experience making videos with DSLR cameras and knows how to edit, we are looking forward to talking with you. The Student Video Editor will report to the Associate Director of Digital Content and Social.

Qualifications:

  • Skilled in video editing
  • Proficient in Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro
  • Experience reframing videos to a vertical format for use on social media
  • Experience using DSLR cameras
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to carry equipment up to 10lbs

Responsibilities:

  • Filming and editing videos for social media
  • Organizing and maintaining project files
  • Able to turn around a project quickly when the need arises

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Corbin Henderson (chenderson@sfcm.edu)

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Office of Admissions - Office of Admissions Assistant (3) (6 hrs/week) 

Description:

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

Qualifications:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Give regular virtual and in-person campus tours of 50 Oak St and the Bowes Center (training provided)
  • Lead information sessions and Q&As
  • Respond to phone 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 (late January - early March)

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Lisa Nickels (lnickels@sfcm.edu)

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Office of Admissions - Office of Admissions Marketing Assistant (2) (4 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Offices of Admission and Marketing & Communications are looking for student assistants with foreign language fluency and an active social media presence to assist with international recruitment. Resumé 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, TikTok/Douyin, Weibo, KakaoTalk, and WhatsApp.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the international applicant groups and chats on social media
  • Provide feedback on strategy 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:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Lisa Nickels (lnickels@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College & Continuing Education - Pre-College Program Assistant (2) (5 hrs/week) 

Description:

Provides operational and administrative support for the Pre-College Division

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
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with administrative staff, faculty, students, parents, and alumni
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative to respond to requests and situations as they arise
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support for Saturday activities, including but not limited to the setup and strike of venues
  • Greet and assist guests in the Pre-College Office Draft and edit concert and recital programs weekly
  • Edit performance calendar events on the website
  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming emails and in-person inquiries, documenting and directing to all appropriate staff or faculty
  • Intake and monitor absence request forms
  • Assist with lesson bookings in registration software
  • Perform duties such as filing, scanning, and photocopying of jury forms, grade reports, and final examinations
  • Ensure student workstation is tidy and office is stocked with all necessary supplies
  • Serve as proctor for Pre-College student examinations throughout the year
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Salary:

$16.99/hr

Reports to:

Keelin Davis (kdavis@sfcm.edu

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Pre-College - Brass Teaching Artist (5) (1.5 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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 21-22 school year and major in trumpet, trombone or bass trombone. Seeking 2 trumpets, 2 tenor trombone and one 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 - Clarinet Teaching Artist (1) (1.5 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Teaching Artists will rehearse and perform as a member of the Pre-College Wind Quintet while providing mentorship and modeling excellent wind playing and ensemble skills.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be a clarinet major, preferably freshman or sophomore standing.

Responsibilities:

Must be available on Saturdays from 8:00 - 10am for weekly rehearsal and occasional performances. Will also assist with room setup and music distribution.

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Choral Teaching Artist (2) (3 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Responsible for providing musical and nonmusical support for the SFCM Youth Choruses, which consists of advanced-level musicians ages 7-18.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled SFCM Voice Major
  • Experience teaching in large or small youth ensemble settings
  • Availability on Saturdays (12 - 3:15pm)
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM staff and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring, and engaging youth chorus experience
  • Successful completion of a background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Set-up/Strike rehearsal and concert venues
  • Administer attendance
  • Lead vocal warm-ups and conduct sectional rehearsals
  • Assist in voice placement evaluations
  • Prepare and distribute performance materials
  • Model professional choral etiquette, leading by example to address behavior, posture, score reading, and vocal technique
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Chorus Directors or Pre-College Staff

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - RJAM Teaching Artist (1) (2 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The RJAM Teaching artist is responsible for rehearsing and performing with the SFCM Pre-College Jazz Ensemble, as well as providing mentorship and instruction for Pre-College ensemble students.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled SFCM RJAM Major in Bass
  • Experience teaching in large or small youth ensemble settings
  • Availability on Saturdays
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM staff and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring, and engaging youth ensemble experience
  • Successful completion of a background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Rehearse and perform side-by-side with Pre-College students (10 - 11:30am)
  • Assist students with specific techniques and concepts as requested by ensemble director
  • Model professional ensemble etiquette, leading by example to address behavior, posture, score reading, and technique
  • Set-up/Strike rehearsal and concert venues (9:45 - 10am; 11:30 - 11:45am)
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Pre-College staff or Jazz Ensemble director

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - String Bass Teaching Artist (1) (2-3 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The String Bass Teaching Artist is responsible for assisting with weekly operations for the SFCM Pre-College String Orchestra as well as rehearsing and performing with this ensemble. Additional performing duties with Pre-College Contemporary Music Ensemble (CME) as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled SFCM String Bass Major
  • Experience teaching in large or small youth ensemble settings Availability on Saturdays
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM staff and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring, and engaging youth ensemble experience
  • Successful completion of a background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Set-up/Strike rehearsal and concert venues Administer attendance
  • Assist students with tuning and sectionals Prepare and distribute performance materials in consultation with orchestra director
  • Model professional ensemble etiquette, leading by example to address behavior, posture, score reading, and technique
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Pre-College staff or String Orchestra and CME directors

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - TAC Teaching Artist (1) (3 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Pre-College TAC Teaching Artist is responsible for providing support in TAC elective classes, assisting students ages 13 - 18 at their individual work stations while the primary teacher is instructing.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled SFCM TAC major, fluent in Ableton Live and Logic Pro X
  • Prior experience in teaching in large or small settings preferred Availability on Saturdays
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM staff and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring and engaging classroom setting.
  • Successful completion of a background check is required for the selected candidate

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot technological issues at student work stations
  • Assist students in becoming familiar with the TAC studio protocols and work stations
  • Ensure students are following the classroom activities and handle questions or clarifications as needed

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - TA: Peak Performance Elective (1 hr/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Teaching Assistant for the Pre-College Peak Performance elective will work in concert with instructor Jane Erwin. Candidate should be be interested in supporting/mentoring young student artists along their path; feel comfortable doing that mentoring through zoom; seek to engage students through curiosity more than through instruction; have an interest in performance wellness.

Here is the course description to give candidates a sense of the content they would be supporting:

With a focus on freeing the young artist's voice from limiting paradigms, this course takes students through a guided process to address physiology, mindset, and goals to help them become firmly confident to display their hard won skills and talents when it really counts. The curriculum is a mixture of academic and experiential training including exercises for anxiety reduction, mindset training, and creating a vision for one’s career.  Guided interactive imagery sessions and other modalities enhance the above processes, along with the development of a personalized home practice program.

Qualifications:

Voice Major; undergrad preferred but to open all degree levels

Responsibilities:

Lead students in online breakout sessions to engage with each other in conversation, in response to specific prompts, or in other ways relevant to our class. Overall, be a cheerleader for the students' work from week to week.

Salary:

$20/hr

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Pre-College - Voice Program Repetiteur (1) (2.5 hr/ week)

Description:

Serve as répétiteur for the Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes following the Pre-College Academic Calendar September - May (Saturdays. 3:30 - 6) (10 weeks per semester)

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.

  • Prepare, rehearse, and perform music for weekly classes and two (2) Opera and Musical Theatre Scene performances per year.

  • Provide in-class vocal coaching as necessary; diction, and musicianship as requested

  • Communicate in a timely manner with supervising faculty members and Pre-College staff

  • Attend artistic planning meetings as scheduled by supervising faculty members and/or Pre-College staff

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Pre-College staff

Salary:

$30-$40/hr, commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Laura Reynolds (lreynolds@sfcm.edu)

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Production - Program Writing Staff - writing, editing, formatting (2-3) (3-6 hrs/week)

Description:

Program Writing Staff will draft and edit program notes for select SFCM in-house performances and work with the Box Office team to format, edit & print programs for student recitals, concerts & masterclasses throughout the school year. All program staff must be accepted to take PDV 500 in order to get Program Notes Writing Training. PDV 500 is taught by Erick Arenas. Basic training on Adobe InDesign will be provided by the box office team.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills and the desire to improve in research and writing techniques.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Willingness to collaborate on research and writing tasks, accept and offer productive critical feedback.
  • All applicants should submit 1-2 writing samples of previous program notes, music history papers, etc. for review with their resume.
  • Must enroll in the Program Notes class (contingent on acceptance)

Responsibilities:

  • As part of this work you may: Proofread and edit the program information by using the SFCM Marcom Guidelines before they are printed/published online.
  • Create, format, and print programs for SFCM’s concerts, recitals.
  • Weekly meetings or check-ins with Concert Operations Manager & Box Office Coordinator to discuss progress on programs and programs notes.

Salary:

Starts at $16.99/hr

Reports to:

Ann-Marie Daniels (amdaniels@sfcm.edu)

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Production - Production Staff (20) (3-20 hrs/week) 

Description:

The Production team manages recitals, concerts, masterclass and events in all halls. All production staff are required to complete general training which will empower them to run Front of House, Back of House, Classroom Set-ups and Large Ensemble Setups. Production staff are often the main and only point of contact for performers on the day/night of an event. Depending on the shift, production staff are required to be comfortable in any of these roles: Stage manager (SM): SMs handle all logistical concert needs including but not limited to stage set-up and turning pre-set lighting on and off. House Manager (HM): HMs are often the first point of contact for SFCM patrons, donors, and the general public, including vaccination checks and alerting security or the supervisor on site if escalation is needed. HMs will also be called upon to assist a SM as needed for an event. Ushers: Ushers tear tickets, monitor food and drink in all halls, and make sure guests have a good experience. Set-up Crew: Set-up Crew assists with setups of all shared spaces as needed including classrooms and common areas. Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Punctual
  • Ability to think independently and problem solve.
  • You will be working alone and in teams.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds and be comfortable with physical labor

Responsibilities:

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

Salary:

Starts at $16.99/hr

Reports to:

Ann-Marie Daniels (amdaniels@sfcm.edu)

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Production - Box Office Staff (6-8) (8-10 hrs/week)

Description:

Box Office staff are required to complete the Production Staff - General Training and are considered part of the larger Production Team. During your box office shift you may be assigned general production tasks, and you may also perform box office, front or house or back of house duties during concerts.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Some knowledge of Google Sheets/Drive and Microsoft Excel is preferable.
  • Teamwork, flexibility, and the desire to learn real life skills, applicable to any arts administration role

Responsibilities:

The students in this position will be responsible for multiple facets of concert operations and SFCM public facing needs including:

  • Reception Acting as the first point of contact by answering phone calls and emails from SFCM patrons and the general public
  • Receiving incoming mail/packages and notifying the appropriate recipients Box Office & Calendar Management Helping Patrons with reserving their tickets through the SFCM performance calendar and the new ticketing system, Spektrix, to navigate selling tickets on the phone & online.
  • Selling merchandise to students, potential students and SFCM Patrons, using Square software.
  • Learning a basic knowledge of the EMS scheduling system to run weekly and daily room cards at 50 Oak and update changes and new events in the Click-Up project management system.
  • Programs Email students to collect program and dress rehearsal information.
  • Creating drafts of programs in Adobe InDesign Publishing and updating Calendar events on SFCM.edu with program information
  • Printing, folding & stapling physical programs for all concerts at SFCM Maintaining the Concert Operations Tracker with Program statuses

Salary:

Starts at $16.99/hr

Reports to:

Ann-Marie Daniels (amdaniels@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Conservatory in the Schools Student Mentor (2-6 hrs/week) - A Limited number of positions are open

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. The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is beginning classes online for fall 2022. CIS assignments for fall 2022 will be in person, but may be subject to change with respect to SF's public health codes. Resume and cover letter are required for this application.

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:

Kevin Rogers (krogers@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Hire SFCM Musicians Assistant (1) (4-6 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Hire SFCM Musicians Assistant's primary responsibility is maintaining the sheet music used for Hire SFCM gigs. Assistant will keep record of the sheet music binders in the Hire SFCM office while creating updated “Course Packs” of sheet music to store in the SFCM library. The Hire SFCM Musicians Assistant will also help out with other Hire SFCM tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Track library materials and ensure that all books and binders are returned.
  • Repair broken binders and locate/replace missing music.
  • Update all Hire SFCM binders to laminated “Course Packs” checked out through the SFCM library.
  • Liaise with Hire SFCM clients, including weekly review email.
  • Report regularly to the Community Engagement Coordinator, assisting them in Hire SFCM related projects as assigned.

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Kevin Rogers (krogers@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Conservatory Connect Coordinator (1) (10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

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 Coordinator 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.
  • 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 Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Reach out to organizations to inquire about partner organizations' availability and update their contact information in the Conservatory Connect database.
  • Reach out to students to inquire about their availability.
  • Assist the Community Engagement Coordinator 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:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Kevin Rogers (krogers@sfcm.edu)

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Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) - Peer Career Advisor (2) (6-8 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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. Students with strong resume and cover letter writing abilities thrive in the advising capacity. Students with experience in social media and/or marketing excel in the promotional duties. If you are interested in either aspect, this may be the position for you! 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:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Kristen Klehr (kklehr@sfcm.edu)

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Recording Department - Student Recording Engineer (2) (10-15 hrs/week) 

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:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

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

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RJAM - Program Assistant (2) (10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Program Assistant will support and facilitate the operational needs and processes of the Roots, Jazz and American Music Program and assist the Assistant Director and Executive Director.

Qualifications:

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Great proficiency and experience using notation software such as Sibelius, Finale, MuseScore or similar thorough understanding of music theory
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional communication skills, written and spoken
  • Strong organizational, time-management and problem solving skills
  • Flexible hours (some weekend availability may be required depending on RJAM performance schedule)

Responsibilities:

  • Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Preparing and maintaining classrooms and instruments for Seminar, Masterclasses and other events
  • Assisting faculty in utilizing technology and gear for their classes and lessons
  • Fulfilling general administrative tasks such as proofreading, transcribing, printing and distributing lead sheets and other handouts
  • Helping to coordinate student participation in events (performances, masterclasses, excursions etc.)
  • Supporting fellow students by helping direct them to the respective contact point (e.g. Student Service Center, Student Affairs etc.)

Salary:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Jason Hainsworth (jhainsworth@sfcm.edu) and Amelie Hinman (ahinman@sfcm.edu)

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Rubin Institute for Music Criticism - Program Assistant (1) (5+ hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Assists program director in lead-up to, and for the duration of, the Institute's 2022 conference, June 16–21. A few hours (total) may be available this fall, winter, and spring, ramping up to a maximum of 10 hours/week, three weeks preceding the conference. During the conference the hours increase, and the program assistant must be available on campus between 7am & 4pm.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be punctual in responding to emails from department head and meeting deadlines, with strong attention to organization and detail. Must possess a high degree of professionalism, as the qualified candidate will interact with conference participants and external stakeholders. Proficiency in Word and basic knowledge of Excel desired.

Responsibilities:

Assists program director in all aspects of conference planning, logistics, and operations including scouting/booking meeting locations on campus; booking hotel rooms, travel, and restaurant/catering reservations for conference participants; assembling/delivering conference welcome bags; creating schedules and logistics spreadsheets; being available on campus throughout the conference to answer questions, provide direction, and help problem solve for conference participants.

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Jessica Downs (jdowns@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - French Tutor (6-8 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Edward Joaquin (ejoaquin@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - Italian Tutor - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Edward Joaquin (ejoaquin@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - RJAM Theory Tutor (2-4 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dependable tutor to support their colleagues with Jazz theory and Keyboard fundamentals classes.

Qualifications:

This position requires thorough understanding of Jazz theory/harmony and common Jazz composition practices. The RJAM tutor also needs excellent communication skills for teaching in class and in one-to-one settings. The tutor has great proficiency and experience using notation software such as Sibelious, Finale, MuseScore etc. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy explaining features of jazz theory, harmony and composition, and be eager to learn more about pedagogy.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the SAEC Coordinator and the Jazz Theory instructors Ken French, Patrick Wolff and Edward Simon

  • 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:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Edward Joaquin (ejoaquin@sfcm.edu)

 

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - TAC Tutor (2) (2-4 hrs/week) POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

The Student Academic Enrichment Center is looking for an enthusiastic and dependable tutor to support their colleagues in areas related to the TAC Degree, including composition, production, recording, sound design, and synthesis. 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a GPA of 3.7 or higher, and have a knack for helping others achieve their artistic and academic goals

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the TAC Director and Studio Manager about ongoing departmental projects. 

  • Tutor students one-to-one and in study groups

  • Assist with preparing students for their exams, or proctoring make-up exams.

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Edward Joaquin (ejoaquin@sfcm.edu)

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Student Academic Enrichment Center (SAEC) - Writing Tutor (2) (5-10 hrs/week) - POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

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:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Edward Joaquin (ejoaquin@sfcm.edu)

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Student Affairs - Student Services Assistant (6 hrs/week) POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Provides support to students at the Student and Patron Services Desk at the Bowes Center and assistance to the staff in the Office of Student Affairs

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.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the preparation of materials and items for student events.
  • Prepares and sends notices to students using Google suite.
  • Answers the phone and triage caller's needs and requests.
  • Files records as needed.                                                                       
  • Provides administrative support to the Student Affairs team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

Salary:

$16.99/hr 

Reports to:

Madison Roesler (mroesler@sfcm.edu)

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Technology and Applied Composition - Department Assistant (4) (4 hrs/week) POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED FOR FALL 2022

Description:

Act as an Assistant for the TAC Department.

Qualifications:

Must be a TAC student.

Responsibilities:

TAC department assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to: weekly scheduling, emailing, music technology tutoring hours in the lab, assisting teachers, setting up AV needs for TAC classes, concert producing, concert engineering, sheet music copying and preparation, research, prospective student outreach, orientation planning and photography.

Salary:

$17/hr 

Reports to:

Taurin Barrera (tbarrera@sfcm.edu)

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