Employment & Volunteering

Established in 1923, San Francisco Opera is one of the world’s leading producers of opera, presenting a roster of traditional and contemporary lyric theater repertory at the historic War Memorial Opera House. Hailed as an industry leader, San Francisco Opera has been acclaimed for its presentation of the world’s finest opera singers, conductors, directors and designers in innovative and bold productions. The Company is distinguished for producing numerous World and American premieres and for its internationally celebrated young artist training program, the Opera Center. 

San Francisco Opera welcomes your interest in working with us, however, we only retain resumes that are sent in response to specific, posted job openings. 
San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.


August 24, 2015 or earliest availability
Summary: Nicola Luisotti, Music Director

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Summary: Tuesday, August 11, 2015


Seasonal, Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: Employment dates: August 2015 - December 2015


Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To provide leadership while ensuring the preservation and availability of San Francisco Opera Archives

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To work closely with the Education Director to oversee community programs including family, university and adult programmatic offerings.

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To increase San Francisco Opera’s online community and our digital content.

Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To operate and maintain the San Francisco Opera Music Library for the use and support of the company.

Temporary, Non-exempt. Two positions available.
Summary: To supervise SFO parking lot during designated hours throughout the Opera’s rehearsal and performance season

Part-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To assist the Education Department in providing high quality opera education opportunities in partnership with K-12 schools and universities, and in family and adult programs.

Human Resources


  • Teri Xavier, Director of Human Resources
  • Elysse Jimenez, Human Resources Coordinator
  • HR Email


San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.