Scottish Opera is Scotland's national opera company, and one of Britains largest organisations, providing opera at all scales.

The Technical Department of Scottish Opera requires the following staff.

Each post is offered initially for the 1996/ 97 season, from September I996 through to June I997.


Tobe responsible for the construction of scenery and props. This is a senior position within the Technical Department. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a wide range of experience in the field of large-scale theatre and opera.


To be responsible for the running and maintenance of the Stage Department at the Theatre Royal. Candidates are expected to have no less than five years experience of working with large-scale theatre.


To be responsible for coordinating all the props requirements in rehearsal, running shows at the Theatre Royal and on tour. Props making skills an asset.


In addition to ASM duties the successful candidate will be expected to operate supertitle equipment, for which training will be given. Candidates should have experience of working in opera and be able to read music.


To be responsible for sound, CCTV, communications and supertitling equipment. Candidates should have experience of mixing live sound.


To assist with the moving and setting out of orchestral instruments. HGV Class I Licence required.

A clean driving licence is preferred for the above posts

All of these posts are based at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow but successful candidates will be expected to tour with the Company.

Interested candidates should telephone Susan erlcie on DI 4] -248 4567 for a iob description.

Applications by letter and CV should be submitted by Monday, August 5, I996 to Julian Sleuth, Technical Director, Scottish Opera, Theatre Royal, Hope Street, Glasgow 62 30A.

Please indicate clearly on the envelope the vacancy for which you are applying. Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing August 12 and I9, I996.

Scottish Opera Group is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council

A Serving the needs of ' ' Its 14,000 members by altering high quality ' services end value for The , money In the areas of entertainments, leisure, uni , multiple bars, catering, Wm” 0,5,,“th retell, welfare, represen- Studenrs'Assocution tetion and personal development.

Applications are invited for the following posts:


(port-time) - {I 3,770 pro roto Ref: BS 4M6

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to work on a part-time basis during University terms to support the work of our busy Welfare Office based at our Jordanhill campus in Glasgow.

The Association provides a wide range of services to its members, a key area of which is the provision of Welfare advice. You will join our team of professional advisers and will be responsible for dealing with ongoing casework and general drop in enquiries.

The successful candidate will have had experience of providing welfare advice and be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. You will be expected to work with and develop student volunteers. The hours of work will be 10-2 pm term-time only.

PA TO GENERAI MANAGER (Job Shore) {I 2,989 pro rota Ref: BS 4T 47

Reporting to the General Manager the postholder will be responsible for the provision of secretarial and admin support to senior managers. Applicants must possess first class communication skills. shorthand. audio and word processing skills and be able to work on their own initiative. The hours of work will be Mon-Fri between 2pm and 5pm.

For an application pack, please contact the Personnel Manager, using reference number, USSA, 90 John Street, Glasgow, Gt 1JH.

Tel: 0141-552 1895. The closing date for application Is 2 August 1996.

USSA is striving to be an equal opportunities employer.

YOUTH WORKER required for the Downtown Project,

a part of the City Cartre Initiative partnership. SALARY: (Bl-BS) £13,686-15,6l9 + 7.51HP To work with vulnerable young people in Glasgow city centre, providing information, advice, individual support, advocacy and group work within a drop-in facility and on the streathe post is fimded for three years and YMCA Glasgow acknowledges fimding from the National Lottery Charities Board. Applicants for this post should hold a social work, education or youth and community qualification with at least two years post-qualifying experimce.

Applications will be considered from unqualified o

applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience. Send an A4, S.A.E. for an Application Pack to:

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