Employment

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. 
 
San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.
  • Chief Information Officer
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:
    As a member of the organization’s Executive Management Team, this position is responsible for all company-wide information system activities including all business applications, telecommunications systems and ecommerce applications for the company; responsible for defining and implementing technical strategy to support all aspects of the business, driving business process improvement across the organizations, and directing day-to-day information systems operations effectively and efficiently.  As a business leader for San Francisco Opera, forges ties between current and future business needs and ensures a strong and scalable systems architecture for the company. 

     

  • Summary:
    The Education Department of San Francisco Opera provides opera education and connection opportunities for adults, Kindergarten through University students, families and the community. The Community Programs and Department Manager supervises the department’s community programs including family, university, adult, and community-based programmatic offerings on behalf of the Company; oversees design and implementation aspects of those programs; collaborates closely with internal and external stakeholders; manages administrative staff, interns and volunteers; oversees Department budget tracking; manages department-wide projects; handles general administrative duties for the Department, including Patron Management Software, and website maintenance.

     

  • Men's Assistant Cutter
    Full-time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt

    Summary:

    To assist the Cutter/Draper in the construction and fitting of costumes.

  • Men's Cutter/Draper
    Full-time, Seasonal, Exempt

    Summary:
    Responsible for costume construction and fitting.

  • Music Operations Manager
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:

    Working with the Associate Operations Director and the Chorus and Dance Personnel Manager, manage aspects and issues of the Chorus and Ballet including, but not limited to:  budgets, scheduling, payroll, annual contracts; collective bargaining agreement compliance; as well as other general music-related logistical matters undertaken by the Operations Department.

  • School Programs Manager
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:
    The Education Department of San Francisco Opera provides opera education
    opportunities for adults, Kindergarten through University students, families and the community. The School Programs Manager oversees the administrative aspects of implementation of the Education department’s K-12 school programs including Professional Development; manages administrative staff, interns and volunteers; and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders. The Manager is co-managed by the Director of Education and the Senior Curriculum and Programs Manager.




     

  • Residency, Note: This position is through the Opera Guild, not through the San Francisco Opera Association
    Summary:
    Book to Bravo! and Voices for Social Justice are a twelve-week classroom residency programs in which two Teaching Artists (a Dramatist/Director and Composition Coach/Music Director) work with a class of students and their teacher in the creation of an original musical adaptation of a book or story, or matter of social significance and concern which students then design, rehearse, and perform.
  • Residency, Note: This position is though the Opera Guild, not through the San Francisco Opera Association

    Summary:

    Book to Bravo! and Voices for Social Justice are a twelve-week classroom residency programs in which two Teaching Artists (a Dramatist/Director and Composition Coach/Music Director) work with a class of students and their teacher in the creation of an original musical adaptation of a book or story, or matter of social significance and concern which students then design, rehearse, and perform.