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Part-Time Security/Custodial Position

Part-Time schedules within the hours of: Monday – Thursday, 3:30 - 9:15pm, Friday, 2:30 - 8:15pm; Saturday, 8:00am – 2:45pm (incl. 30-min. unpaid lunch). During July and August and some school break periods, Saturday hours will be re-assigned to weekdays. Days/times of work are based on the school’s program and operational needs and are subject to change.


Compensation: Starting range, $15.00/hour, depending on experience. Benefits eligible if/when a position reaches 20 hours per week.


Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Serve as security monitor for the school’s entrances/exits.
  • Greet Hochstein faculty, staff, students/parents, visitors and renters and assist with directions as needed.
  • Responsible for closing and securing building at the conclusion of the day, making sure everyone has exited the building, locking doors and then engaging the alarm system.
  • Cleaning duties (bathrooms, hallways, floors, classrooms/studios, etc. including re-supply as needed).
  • Garbage collection and proper disposal.
  • Setup and take down for meetings, performances and other events.
  • Snow removal and or/salting (sidewalks/entries) in winter and grounds cleanup as needed.



  • Willingness to handle any custodial/facilities/security and other duties as requested.
  • Helpful attitude; trustworthy, responsible, reliable character.
  • Attention to detail in handling all duties, including cleaning.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, sit for extended periods.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality.
  • Multi-task with personnel and telephone


Additional Qualifications:

  • Self starter, problem solver, ability to see what needs to be done and take care of it.
  • Flexibility in scheduling.


Positions available immediately. Please submit resume and letter of interest, including references to:

The Hochstein School
Rebecca Sealander, Interim Operations Manager, at operations@hochstein.org



Hochstein is a diverse community of teachers and learners and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.

TThe Hochstein School is a vibrant organization in Rochester, NY, offering high-quality instruction in music, dance, and expressive arts (music, art, and dance therapy). Established in 1920 to commemorate the artistry, life, and service of David Hochstein – a prodigious violinist who died serving in World War I – the School welcomes students of all ages, abilities, proficiency levels, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds in an inclusive and accessible environment that provides artistic opportunities for all. More than 100 years after its founding, Hochstein annually serves more than 3,000 students from a 12-county region surrounding Rochester. The School is active throughout the community and provides tuition assistance to more than 50% of its students. The acclaimed Hochstein Performance Hall, located within the school's historic downtown building, hosts concerts and events throughout the year.


May 2023