Family Matinee: Marcus Shelby Orchestra

 

Family Matinee
Marcus Shelby Orchestra

The Harriet Tubman Project

Saturday, February 14, 11:00am
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Marcus Shelby

Vocal Master Class w/ Kitty Margolis

 

Master Class
Vocal Master Class
w/ Kitty Margolis

Saturday, May 30, 12:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Kitty Margolis

Photos

Miguel Zenón

Robin Eubanks

High Resolution Images

50th Anniversary of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme

Curated by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, this weeklong, SFJAZZ exclusive event celebrates the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's masterpiece A Love Supreme.

Support Our Mission

With your help, we have built a home for artists and audiences here at the SFJAZZ Center. Our responsibility is to continue serving the community with inspirational performances and educational programs, and be a gathering place where people of all ages can explore the landscape of jazz music.

A bequest in your will, or a beneficiary designation through one of your assets, will strengthen our organization for generations to come.
 

Create Your Legacy

Many SFJAZZ supporters choose to leave a bequest in their wills. Through a life insurance policy, retirement plan, or other assets managed by a financial institution, you simply fill out a beneficiary designation form without incurring an advisor fee. Some legacy gifts even provide you income for life.
 

We'll Honor You

As a member of our legacy society you will be invited to special events and recognized in SFJAZZ materials, unless you prefer anonymity.

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Have you already included SFJAZZ in your will?

If so, please let us know so we may thank you for your thoughtfulness and belief in our future. For more information, please contact Kerry Faith Weddington, Major Gifts Officer, 415.283.0330 or kweddington@SFJAZZ.org.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Job Description

SFJAZZ is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician. This position is key to ensuring certain facilities projects are completed on time and within budget. The Facilities Maintenance Technician creatively completes a wide variety of tasks around both reactive and preventative maintenance as well as proactively planning for projects that provide solutions for improving the performance of the department and building as a whole. Performs a variety of highly complicated tasks with finesse, grace, tact, and goodwill. Able to find solutions that work within the architectural and sound design requirements and limitations of the SFJAZZ Center and within the budgetary constraints of a non-profit performing arts facility.

Reports to: Facility Operations Manager
Department: Operations

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is LEED Gold certified and a perfect stage for artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of Jazz. The sixty-four million dollar center launched in 2013 and the 32-year old non- profit organization now crafts distinguished Programming and Education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district.

Building Operations and Maintenance:

  • Test, monitor and evaluate performance of structures, equipment and building systems for SFJAZZ Center
  • Schedule, perform, and coordinate preventative and corrective maintenance for building equipment, systems, permanent interior elements, HVAC, MEP systems, grounds and exterior elements
  • Test, monitor and evaluate performance of building systems
  • Be trained in and assist with monitoring all computer-based building systems including HVAC, security, lighting and access control
  • Work with FOH, Operations, and Technical staff to identify repair needs
  • Coordinate and monitor work of vendors; assess work of the vendor, billing, work quality and timeliness of the completed vendor projects; deep knowledge of vendors and a vendor selection process; able to assess vendors capability to complete specialty tasks

Facility Function:

  • Highly attuned to the safety needs of audience, patrons, staff and vendors accessing and utilizing the facility; identify areas that need attention and find appropriate solutions
  • Is trained in and acts as a facilities department representative to the Emergency Response Team
  • Work to maintain the safe use of all facility systems; able to train other staff on safe and appropriate use
  • Reports, recommends and provides solutions for any unsafe conditions within or around the facility
  • Coordinates and uses the computer-based work-order system for initiation, prioritization and satisfactory resolution of facilities help desk tickets
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and enforcement of Facilities procedures, protocols and guidelines pertaining to safety, security and emergency planning
  • Assist with the documentation of all facilities record keeping systems including remediation projects for future reference and use
  • Any other duties as assigned

Other Skills and Attributes:

  • Creative problem solver with ability to adapt solutions to many different problems or needs
  • Ability to communicate complicated tasks to non-technical people
  • Ability to document the conditions and standards required to maintain all building systems and assets
  • Ability to accurately create timelines and deadlines for completion of projects - prioritizes and knows when to delegate tasks to a specialist
  • Proficient at budgeting projects and sticking to those budgets
  • Customer service oriented - able to work with and through a wide-variety of people across the organization to accomplish tasks
  • Familiar with researching and implementing best practices
  • Maintains appropriate tools and equipment on-site and make recommendations on needed additions for specialized tasks
  • Establishes and maintains working inventory of basic parts required for facility; maintains facilities specific assets and tools inventory
  • Maintains and establishes vendor relationships - assists in evaluating their Service Level Agreements and monitors their billing.

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a high school diploma and at least 10 years of experience in the field
  • Familiarity with the fields of plumbing, electricity, carpentry, painting, plastering, and machine servicing
  • Knowledge of the procedures and safety measures in area(s) of speciality
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds unassisted and 50 pounds assisted and maneuver in and out of tight spaces, Climb stairs, ladders or go underneath the building. May be exposed to weather conditions. Some exposure to hazardous chemicals (protection provided). Some exposure to loud noises (protection provided)
  • Familiarity and willingness to conform to safety PPE requirements
  • Facility with hand tools and other building equipment including handcarts and moving equipment
  • To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org. All applications must be accompanied by a proper cover letter to be considered. Resumes will be accepted until position filled. Please no phone calls or faxes.

    SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

DakhaBrakha

 
DakhaBrakha

Thursday, April 16, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

DakhaBrakha
Ukranian Roots Series: DakhaBrakha  

Facility Operations Manager

Job Description

SFJAZZ is seeking an experienced and dynamic Facility Operations Manager. As a management position, the venue professional will lead a team of staff and vendors to execute facility programing, projects and work delivery systems, and provide facilities support to other departments and major events. This position will manage SFJAZZ Center's automated Building Management Systems and processes, and further define the physical plant standard operational and maintenance procedures to ensure the day-to-day immaculate functioning of the Center.

Reports to: Director of Operations
Department: Operations

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is LEED Gold certified and a perfect stage for artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of Jazz. The sixty-four million dollar center launched in 2013 and the 32-year old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished Programming and Education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures full technological and mechanical functioning of the SFJAZZ Center physical plant. Develops strategic direction and programing for BIM/ CAFM management processes and software. Ensures that BMS and mechanical/electrical systems are fully functioning as per specifications. Continues to further develop and tone building systems performance and refine BMS programing.
  • Continues to develop LEED centered O&M and service delivery systems including, work orders, preventive maintenance programing, capital project direction, and management of craft building service providers including HVAC, sanitation, security, pest control and fire/life safety services.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Operations, develops and implements standards and performance metrics for all building work and service contractor performance. Conducts efficiency studies and recommends procedures and practices to improve operational efficiency. Serves as lead for liaison between SFJAZZ facilities and the various governmental code enforcement entities.
  • Continues post-construction work including warranty correction work and taking the lead to resolve problematic systems corrections.
  • Prepares and leads implementation of facilities standard operation policies. Teaming up with the Technical Director of Production and the House Manager, develops a performance venue safety plan.
  • Budget management: Working with the Director of Operations, generates and manages facilities operating budget. Tracks budget performance, discrepancies, forecasts performance issues such as unforeseen expenditures and cost avoidances, and responds proactively with corrective measures. Manages facilities procurement and inventory control system. Authorizes facilities expenditures and makes recommendations to Director of Operations for new expenditures and projects.
  • LEED and Energy Efficiency: Provides proactive leadership in environmental sustainability for the SFJAZZ physical plant. Actively maintains SFJAZZ Center LEED Gold certification and develops a “whole building” efficiency improvement plan and activities. Conducts and commissions building energy and utilities assessments as needed. Fully implements SFJAZZ Green Housekeeping Policy and SFJAZZ Waste Stream Policy. Leverages external resources and program opportunities to maintain and improve efficiency work.
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in facilities management, construction management, engineering, architecture, or a related field. IFMA or similar facilities management certifications helpful. Experience directing facilities at performance arts venues or cultural institutions facilities preferred.
  • Advanced skills in facilities management including a strong background in building technology and LEED Centered O&M planning and programing. Experience in working in prominent LEED certified public facilities in a management capacity.
  • Advanced skills in developing facilities departments including knowledge of facilities operations concepts, strategic planning, budget development and management, composing facilities policy and procedure and site plans. Advanced writing and verbal skills.
  • Advanced project management skills, able to manage sizable projects and work load concurrently.
  • Ability to navigate complex processes, organizational and action pathways. Resilient management skills, ability to operate in a developing dynamic organization. Temperament for working in a performance art venue with multiple stakeholders with an emphasis on delivering consistently high levels of internal and external customer service.
  • Demonstrates understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management, and disciplinary action. Skilled at relationship building and ensuring stakeholder communication and buy-in. Promotes a culture of teamwork, accountability and team results.
  • An understanding of and ability to communicate with a diverse staff and client base.
  • Ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) with building management staff and tenants.
  • California driver's license and clean DMV record required.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work without an elevator, ability to climb a ladder, ability to climb and troubleshoot building systems such as HVAC duct work. Able to respond 24/7 for building emergencies.

Salary: The salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org. All applications must be accompanied by a proper cover letter to be considered. Resumes will be accepted until position filled. Please no phone calls or faxes.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

Resonance In Concert

Saturday, October 18, 8:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Visiting Presenter Series: Rentals - Series  
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