Spiritual Traditions in African American Music

4-class series
Tuesdays, February 4 - February 25, 2014 7PM-8:30PM
The Jazz Heritage Center of San Francisco
Non-Members: $25 per class; $100 full course
SFJAZZ Members: $20 per class; $80 full course
Linda Tillery, Instructor


Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation course available for adults.

From the Negro Spiritual to modern-day Gospel music, Field Hollers and Ring Shouts to Coltrane’s A Love Supreme, African American music has explored and embraced myriad forms of spirituality. In this special series in honor of Black History Month, we will uncover centuries of history and musical innovation that highlight the spiritual traditions in our nation’s music. Taught by acclaimed vocalist and percussionist Linda Tillery and featuring live performances by several Bay Area musical treasures including saxophonist John Handy, this series takes place in the beautiful Lush Life Gallery at the Jazz Heritage Center of San Francisco, and celebrates incredible richness and diversity of the African American musical experience.

Koret Discover Jazz Series is generously supported by

Jazz & the International Stage

5-class series
Wednesdays, October 2 - October 30, 2013 7PM-8:30PM
Joe Henderson Lab (except Oct 23rd class will be in Robert N. Miner Auditorium)
Non-Members: $25 per class; $125 full course
SFJAZZ Members: $20 per class; $100 full course
Cory Combs, Instructor


Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation course available for adults.

See how jazz has changed the musical landscape and take a close listen to international artists who have shaped the idiom far beyond what any of the earliest American innovators could have imagined. Special guests include clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen, SFJAZZ Collective members Avishai Cohen, David Sánchez and Ed Simon, Emmy-winning flamenco artists Caminos Flamencos, and more!

Koret Discover Jazz Series is generously supported by

SFMOMA On The Go

SFJAZZ is proud to partner with SFMOMA to bring some of the most innovative visual artists of our time to the new SFJAZZ Center. Featured talks are part of SFMOMA's bimonthly Live Project series, with live art, film screenings, and more that explore the art and ideas of contemporary artists featured in SFMOMA's dynamic exhibitions

Ticket Prices:
$10 general
$7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors

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Facilities Support Specialist

Job Description

SFJAZZ is seeking an experienced; Facilities Support Specialist for our Facilities Operations Department at the newly constructed SFJAZZ Center. The support specialist will be instrumental in ensuring the full technological function of the Center's automated Building Management Systems and will support the establishment of rigorous maintenance systems and programming, including a LEED centered facility operations and maintenance plan. In addition, the specialist will support the establishment and implementation of physical plant standard operational procedures, including ensuring optimal performance from building service providers. The Facilities Support Specialist will assist the department in fully leveraging state of the art technology for employees to enhance work flow while maintaining the physical plant of a world-class performance venue. Working under the direction of the SFJAZZ Facility Operations Manager, the support specialist will have the exciting opportunity to develop and scale the resources of a rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate will possess familiarity with facilities BMS ( Building Management Systems ) systems and building maintenance processes. As a key member of our operations team the support specialist will provide critical support in a timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor and assist in the programming of SFJAZZ Building Management System, including HAVC Siemens, Lutron Lighting and Fire/Security and CCTV systems.
  • Monitor and manage the day-to-day building and space use lighting and temperature in its various modalities, including show modes. Assist Facilities Manger in trending building systems performance.
  • Assist with scheduling and quality control of building service providers, including janitorial, security and maintenance service, ensuring prudent use of budget resources.
  • Provide research and administrative assistance to the Facility Operations Manager in developing and implementing facility plans such as LEED based O&M Building Plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan and Emergency Response Plans.
  • Manage SFJAZZ work order system. Monitor and ensure the timely completion work orders.
  • Maintain facility activity schedule, ensure communication of facilities schedule to all stake holders and maintain electronic and paper files.
  • Other tasks or projects as assigned.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong facilities technical skills.
  • Ability to diagnose building maintenance issues. Proactive in problem solving. Ability to think ahead as well as specify and present pros/cons of various solutions.
  • Curiosity and habit of learning and educating others on new technologies and facilities maintenance advancements.
  • Minimum of three-year facility management experience.
  • General knowledge of building maintenance and mechanical functions of a large non-residential building or structure, including general carpentry, plumbing, electrical, janitorial products, HVAC and custodial skills or experience.
  • Familiarity with Building Management Systems.
  • Experience in facilities or construction management support. Experience as a building engineer, supervisor or facilities help desk preferable.
  • Ability to operate standard maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Further into employment, available and on call, 24-hour, seven days a week basis for emergencies.
  • Physically able to walk, stand, climb stairs, lift up to 50 pounds, and work without an elevator in the event of a breakdown.

SALARY:

The salary will be based upon professional and academic experience.

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@sfjazz.org.

Resumes will be accepted until position filled.

***SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to a diverse and harmonious workplace. We extend our thanks and appreciation to all applicants for their expressed interest in working at SFJAZZ and will contact those selected for an interview.

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