SFJAZZ Center is Now Open!

Receives Rave Reviews!!!

"...a glimpse of the future...This long-awaited enterprise is off to a bang-up start." — The New York Times
"…celebratory and often jaw-dropping collaborations." — San Francisco Chronicle
"In what is arguably the most important milestone in West Coast jazz since the advent of the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1958..." — The Seattle Times
"…a feeling that this indeed may approximate what jazz looks like in 2013." — Los Angeles Times
"The building is breathtaking, a human-scale glass box that sweeps you in off the sidewalk. Jazz has an enviable new home in San Francisco." — JazzTimes
"They built it, and now it is time for people who take their jazz listening seriously to come." — SF Examiner
"This is an institution that understands where it comes from, and it will be a pleasure to see where it goes." — DownBeat
"The SFJAZZ Center has opened: Praise be the lord." — SF Classical Voice

Read the Reviews:
As Open as the Genre It Celebrates by The New York Times
SFJAZZ Center Opens as Temple of Jazz in California by The New York Times
This Building Sounds The Right Note by Wall Street Journal
San Francisco turns up the sound on jazz by LA Times
SFJAZZ Center Makes a Splash on Opening Night by LA Times
SFJAZZ Concert Hall - Upbeat Opening by SFGate.com
West Coast gets swing at San Francisco jazz center by San Jose Mercury News
SFJAZZ Center a West Coast oasis for the genre by The Seattle Times
The first week of concerts at the new SFJAZZ Center by SF Examiner
SFJAZZ Center's Opening Night Concert by SF Weekly
SFJAZZ Christens New Facility with All-Star Gala by DownBeat
SFJAZZ Center Is Open for Business by JazzTimes
Sandow Birk & Elyse Pignolet Murals for SFJAZZ Center Mural by Juxtapoz Magazine
A New Cultural Hub For San Francisco by Dwell Magazine

Facilities Manager

Job Description

The Facilities Manager is responsible for directing all tasks relating to the daily operations of the SFJAZZ Center. This position will manage the general maintenance and repairs of all building systems as well as the cleanliness and appearance of the facility to ensure smooth daily operation. This person will join the SFJAZZ team during the construction phase of the SFJAZZ Center set to open in 2013.


  • Reviews, studies and learns all building systems, plans and specs prior to building opening in 2013.
  • Responsible for strategic and operational planning, direction of maintenance and capital projects, and client and vendor service including; developing and coordinating contracts, negotiating rates and scheduling vendor services.
  • Prepares annual building related operating and capital improvement budgets.
  • Responsible for the creation and management of standard operating procedures, emergency response plans and volunteer program.
  • Manages internal and contracted maintenance and janitorial staff, determining workload, delegating assignments, training, monitoring and reviewing work performance for quality, accuracy and completeness.
  • Conducts regular inspections of facility conditions and ensures compliance.
  • Organizes workspace layout and moves along with new employee set-up.
  • Responds to all building emergencies. On-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 or more years experience within large-scale facilities and/or building management.
  • Engineering background preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train others.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management and project prioritization skills


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. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

***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.

The World is Listening

With the new SFJAZZ Center, we are building the future of jazz — and here's what some of the musicians are saying about it! Click on any of the artist images below to see their comments. Visit sfjazz.org/videos to see interviews and areyoulistening.me to join the conversations.


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Men's sizes: S, M, L, XL

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Member: $67.50

Color: black and gray
Women's sizes: S, M, L

Non-Member: $75
Member: $67.50

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The Voice of Ages Sweepstakes

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