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Facilities Director

Department:  Operations

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports to:  Maintenance/Fabrication Coordinator, Custodial Team (1 full-time and 1 part-time), and Exhibits Design/Fabrication Manager (full-time)

FLSA Status:   Exempt

Essential Functions and Areas of Responsibility

  • Collaborates with other departments for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programs.
  • Coordinates schedules and special event operations for the purpose of ensuring required facilities preparation.
  • Develops long and short range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, annual budget, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that Butterfly Pavilion resources are effectively utilized.
  • Project manages all site repairs/construction, facility improvement projects, preventive maintenance, etc., for the purpose of ensuring completion within established time frames, project scope and budget.
  • Inspects new construction, repair work, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently; specifications for major capital improvements are within local/state/federal regulations; and approving inspection reports and payment requests.
  • Completes projects on time and within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Recommends and manages new hires, promotions, termination and transfers for the purpose of maintaining staffing needs and productivity of the work force.
  • Researches new products, laws, regulations, etc., for the purpose of recommending purchases, contracts and maintaining services.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for all equipment and structures. Including, but not limited to: vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, automatic control systems, life support systems, hydraulic systems, etc. This plan must reflect compliance with all applicable federal and state codes, all AZA and USDA standards.
  • Develop and maintain a work order system that efficiently communicates needed repairs and allows for prioritizations and then quality control of all facilities departments
  • Prepare annual operating and capital maintenance budgets in conjunction with the VP of Finance and Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Prepare "Request for Proposal" with bid specifications for contracts for construction and equipment/facility maintenance. Coordinates and supervises all service vendors and construction contractors.
  • Review department capabilities and constantly evaluate the need and effectiveness for outsourcing specific functions as needed
  • Develop and maintain purchasing and efficient inventory system capable of providing adequate control of all parts and materials inventory purchases
  • Study and periodically review all utility supply contracts to determine greatest energy conservation and price competitiveness
  • Recommend training and development for in-house staff to maximize our capacity for maintenance of the property and all facilities
  • Conducts scheduled facility inspections to insure quality control and compliance with industry standards
  • Take a leadership role in zoo wide training in Fire and Life Safety issues and energy conservation
  • Oversees quality of workmanship throughout all departments, including exhibits

Competencies

  • Project/Time management
  • Department knowledge
  • Detail oriented
  • Building teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Initiative
  • Resource Management
  • Results and Goal Orientated

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 7 years as a facilities manager, including supervising work teams
  • Proven skills in project management
  • Experience leading safety teams, and adhering to safety practices
  • Ability to operate equipment used in the building trades and planning and managing projects
  • Job related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required
  • Experience with SmartSheet or other similar project management tools
  • Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applicable codes related to the development, maintenance and construction of facilities

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7+ years of experience

No Phone Calls or Drop Ins. All Applicants must submit both a Resume AND Cover Letter. Applications that do not include a Cover Letter will not be considered. Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/626612-20970.html 

SQL Report Writer

Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a talented SSRS SQL Report Writer to join our dynamic, creative environment as a member of the Technology team. 

As administrator of our SSRS reporting infrastructure, you will:

  • initiate improvements and develop new reports to satisfy emerging data needs
  • work closely with partners in other groups and actively communicate with end users
  • find new ways to make the most of existing data and develop data sources to meet those needs
  • employ diverse strategies to meet a wide spectrum of data needs
  • You will work with users possessing skill sets ranging from very basic to highly technical; you will need to work well across the whole range, providing the necessary information and context in a way that end users can understand and act upon.

At the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, you will be one of a group of dedicated, passionate tech professionals, bringing our vision of a community empowered by science to life.  Whether it is through online ticketing, state of the art exhibitions, elegant events or community free days, our group has a hand in it all.  You might be the person we're looking for if:

  • You flourish on problem-solving
  • You enjoy handling multiple priorities and projects at once
  • You maintain progress toward your goals despite interruptions or set-backs
  • You adapt quickly to new systems and changing priorities

Essential duties:

  • Updates to and generation of SSRS reports.
  • Production of ad hoc reports when requested
  • Requirement gathering and project management of assigned projects
  • Performance tuning to improve end user experience.
  • Assistance in MS SQL server support
  • Assistance with application upgrades

Requirements:​

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience working in a team environment required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience writing reports in an SQL development background preferred.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems (CIS), or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience with Business Application support and programming, BS degree with relevant internships, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Report Services, SSRS Server 2008 and above
  • Proficient in T-SQL, SPROC and relational database design

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 1, 2017 to:  http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=801

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Cook

Do you have a passion for science and cooking?

With a pinch of creativity, a dash of fun, and a sprinkle of science, you can cook up a recipe for an amazing experience working for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. 

Job Description:

We are looking for a responsible Cook to help prepare quality foods while providing excellent customer service and support to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science staff and guests. This position will execute the preparation, cooking and presentation of foods for the Museum. A great candidate should be able to problem solve, meet deadlines, and help manage the day to day stresses of a busy kitchen. We are passionate about controlling as much waste as possible and this position plays a vital role!

Requirements:​

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, Culinary degree preferred
  • 2 years’ experience as a line cook in a high volume restaurant/cafeteria setting required
  • Current ServSafe Certification required
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required

We hope you will consider joining the Food Services team which is comprised of 65 people. There are cashiers, cooks, chefs, food servers, dishwashers, and event planners. This department is at the heart of everything we do for our employees and our guests. We are the 4th largest catering facility in the Denver metro area and we host an average of 40-50 weddings and special events every year. This is a great opportunity for you to join a team that will inspire your career growth.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 4, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=802

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Weekend Floor Manager

ABOUT US
WOW! Children’s Museum is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Lafayette, CO. WOW! engages families in educational, hands-on learning experiences that connect curiosity, creativity, and discovery.
Team WOW! consists of professionally playful staff who enjoy a positive, energetic, and customer-service oriented work environment. Help enrich the lives of children throughout Boulder County and the Metro Denver area by joining our team!

JOB DESCRIPTION
Title: Weekend Floor Manager
Job Purpose: Supervise (while working alongside) Floor Staff Associates to ensure that all children and families visiting the Museum have a great experience by providing excellent customer service and maintaining a clean and safe environment.
Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly
Work Schedule: Fridays 8:45am-5:15pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:45am-6:15pm. 24 hours/week, with potential for more.
Rate: $12.00/hour
Reports To: Guest Services Director

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain Quality Customer Service by:

  • Providing hospitality to children and their caregivers by greeting each visitor, offering information, answering questions, and providing general assistance
  • Checking in customers, selling memberships, gift certificates, retail items, or other Museum products
  • Communicating Museum policies to visitors
  • Providing Assistance with exhibits as needed

Model Leadership Skills by:

  • Supervising Floor Staff Associates, while working alongside of them
  • Training new employees and assisting with candidate interviews
  • Displaying role model characteristics in duties and demeanor
  • Serve as point-of-contact in any problem situations that may arise
  • Delegates tasks for staff to do on slower days

Maintain Safe and Clean Museum Environment by:

  • Walking through Museum making sure all thru ways are clear of debris or obstacles
  • Upkeep of bathrooms, snack area, reusable exhibit products, spills, and general cleanliness
  • Cleaning props and exhibits throughout the day
  • Participating in prep and cleaning for field trips, parties, and classes
  • Providing assistance to Exhibits and Programming staff.

Maintain a Safe Museum Environment by:

  • Following and enforcing Museum standards and policies
  • Communicating any potential or active problems to the appropriate Museum staff
  • Assisting in lost child/caregiver response
  • Provide basic first aid as needed

Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training:

  • Attending all staff meetings as required
  • Keeping up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language
  • Participating in training sessions to review known material and learn new material
  • Assisting in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor or other Museum Directors.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED required. College degree preferred.
  • Experience in customer service or a museum or education environment is a plus
  • Supervisory experience working in team environments preferred
  • Enjoy working with children and promoting learning through play
  • Exceptional customer service skills. Must be welcoming, attentive, and responsive to our visitors and colleagues.
  • Responsible self-starter with problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively, but independently as necessary
  • A great sense of humor!
  • Comfortable cleaning up occasional kid-related messes and spills
  • Great communication skills with both coworkers and visitors
  • Basic to proficient computer skills needed with the ability to be trained on Point of Sale and database software.
  • Flexibility and adaptiveness. Willingness to grow and help WOW! grow.
  • Availability to occasionally cover other shifts strongly preferred.

OUR HIRING PROCESS:
It is important to us to hire the right person for the job, so we like to take proper steps and time to get to know the qualified candidates. Within a couple of weeks of the job posting, we will schedule and conduct brief phone interviews. In the week following phone interviews, if you are invited for an in-person interview, you will meet with the Guest Services Director and one or two other WOW! staff members. We will do our best to be in communication with ALL applicants throughout the application process. We would ideally like to have the selected candidate start by end of September 2017.

TO APPLY:
Please email resume AND cover letter to jobs@wowchildrensmuseum.org.

AP/Payroll Accountant

FLSA Status:       Full Time 40 hours per week
Schedule:            Monday - Friday

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for an Accounts Payable / Payroll Accountant to process these transactions and ensure accurate & timely financial data.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Daily update of the general ledger and accounts payable
  • Weekly processing of accounts payable checks
  • Review vendor invoices and all employee’s expense reports for compliance with organization’s guidelines
  • Reconciliation of accounts payable report with vendors when required
  • Semi-monthly preparation of payroll including updating employee benefits
  • Complete month end journals entries and reclassifications to ensure accurate financial information
  • Monthly sales tax reporting and payment of employee benefits
  • Monthly updating of schedules
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Fixed asset records management
  • Document fixed asset procedures for the Museum
  • Assist with annual financial audit and budgeting
  • Assist with daily closing

Qualifications

  • General knowledge of accounting software systems, previous general ledger, payroll and accounts payable experience required. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment along with the ability to handle projects independently when required.
  • Demonstrated strong Excel software skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential material
  • Minimum of 3 years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Strong attention to detail

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Name: Lori Hall               
Title: Human Resources          
Email: lorih@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “AP / Payroll Accountant.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Visitor Services Representative (part-time, non-exempt)

Benefits:  Eligible for Prorated, Part-Time Employee Benefits
Application Deadline:  September 1, 2017
Start Date:  Immediately
Compensation:  $12.00/hour
Reports to:  Director of Visitor Services and Events

The Clyfford Still Museum is dedicated to the life and artwork of Clyfford Still. The museum is seeking a Visitor Services Representative who will be responsible to ensure that all museum visitors experience optimum customer service and encounter a welcoming and helpful atmosphere. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; closed Mondays. Must be able to work 2 to 4 days per week. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Staff the reception desk, greet and provide assistance to museum visitors with a focus on customer service, organization and efficiency. Ensure visitors are attended to professionally and promptly.
  • Handle ticket sales and sales from the museum shop; manage cash drawer.
  • Supply front desk with sufficient visitor information literature, maps, and other necessary materials and keep it a welcoming space.
  • Promote and sell museum memberships.
  • Interface with museum security to implement museum policies and procedures for the safety and security of visitors and of the museum.
  • Maintain a friendly and helpful environment for museum visitors. Serve as a resource for, and communicate well with, a variety of visitors, understand and address the special needs of different visitors, address visitor concerns and complaints in a pleasant and efficient manner.
  • Understand and help carry out the museum's mission, activities, services and programs.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with peers at other area museums.
  • Serve as an ambassador of the museum, and perform other duties as needed.

Behavioral Traits and Attributes

  • Ability to engage and inspire front desk staff and volunteers
  • Relishes in responsibility and is self-motivated
  • Strong work ethic and a rule follower
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Takes direction well and completes projects in a timely fashion
  • Ability to listen well and be a good problem solver

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with coursework in business or arts administration preferred; one to two years of customer service experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Prior experience in a museum setting a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products; experience with ticketing and point of sales systems is highly desirable (the museum uses Altru, a Blackbaud product).
  • Prior sales experience and cash/register handling strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, to work in fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public and to exercise tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Sensitivity to diverse characteristics of visitors and understanding of the requirements of visitors with disabilities or special needs.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to hr@clyffordstillmuseum.org.

Non-Discrimination Statement - The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, height, weight, national origin, ancestry, or ethnicity, sexual orientation, transgendered status or gender expression or identity, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis now or in the future protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities.

The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Guest Services Associate & Cash Handler

Department:  Guest Services

Reports to: Guest Services Manager

Direct Reports to: None

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt; Part-Time

Position Summary:  The Guest Services Associate is a part-time position responsible for the direct day-to-day operations of the Butterfly Pavilion's Guest Services department ensuring an excellent Guest experience from the point of entry to the zoo, while promoting membership sales, assisting groups and providing support to the marketing department, thus honoring the Butterfly Pavilion’s mission and guaranteeing repeat Guests.

Some of the essential functions of the position, include but are not limited to, servicing guests with their admission needs, selling and processing new and renewal memberships, servicing groups with registrations and admissions, providing information to guests and Butterfly Pavilion employees on events and programs in the building, taking registrations, and answering phones.

Essential Functions:

Guest Services/Admissions:

  • Set the tone of the Guest experience by creating a welcoming environment by greeting each guest as they arrive and processing their admission requests with accuracy and enthusiasm.
  • Process and enter all incoming admission requests, membership sales, and group visits through the POS system while maintaining accurate records, documentation, and follow up procedures.
  • Participate in all aspects of admissions, including but not limited to, cash handling, processing of coupons and discounts, providing information to guests via email and phone communications, collection of data, and other duties as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable about all happenings at the Butterfly Pavilion, including programs, events, classes, etc. and accurately share the information with Guests through various means including face-to-face interactions, phone & email communications and social media efforts. 

Cash Handling:

  • Deliver accurate change orders for cashiers and daily/ nightly deposits.
  • Ability to count multiple drawers/cash bags with cashiers.
  • Deliver accurate records and financial materials to the Guest Services Manager for processing of deposits, securing of funds and delivery of financials to the finance department.

Membership:

  • Be extremely knowledgeable about the membership program to promote the sale of new and renewal memberships to meet revenue goals and to be able to service member needs. 
  • Process all incoming memberships through a variety of areas including the admission desk, on-line and postal mail including data input into Centaman, and creation of membership packet.
  • Create and distribute membership packets daily via admission desk and/or postal mail.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all members and address needs and concerns accurately and timely.
  • Answer all incoming questions about the membership department via inquiries at admission desk, phone, email or other avenues.
  • Have knowledge of membership trends, needs and concerns and report them consistently to the Guest Services Manager and participate in solution discussions on how to improve services.
  • Be knowledgeable about membership sales, discounts, promotions, and offers to promote the sale of new and renewal membership to meet revenue goals.

Group Sales:

  • Be extremely knowledgeable about all group registration options to promote the sale and booking of group visits to meet revenue goals and to be able to service groups upon arrives at the Butterfly Pavilion. 
  • Answer incoming questions about group sales via admission desk inquiries, phone, and/or email and take registration through POS system while maintaining accurate records, documentation, and follow up procedures. Generate confirmation letters and receipts.
  • Set the tone of the Guest experience by creating a welcoming environment by greeting the group and processing their admission requests with accuracy and enthusiasm. Including check-in procedures and payment.
  • Provide appropriate marketing materials to the groups (i.e. pre-school guides for daycares, etc.) and give assistance in how and where to begin their visit.
  • Provide Butterfly Pavilion departments with information on groups and assist with Guest experience needs of the group.

Marketing/Communication:

  • Actively participate in the collection of Guest data for monthly Guest reports for the Marketing / Development department including such data as zip codes, how Guests hear about the Butterfly Pavilion, area of origin, etc. Input Guest demographic statistics for reporting, and maintain accuracy of records, and assist with creation of reports.
  • Assist with point of sale marketing by keeping all brochure fixtures organized and fully stocked with brochures, and the communications board and signage has appropriate up to date literature and information from all departments.
  • Assist the Marketing / Development departments with various marketing efforts, including but not limited to, mailings, customer inquiries, brochure requests, online community event postings, creating reports, conducting research, and other projects as assigned.
  • Be extremely knowledgeable about marketing campaigns and messaging to provide excellent customer service to potential Guests.
  • Document comments/suggestions/concerns regarding general Butterfly Pavilion marketing and communications in Communications Log to be provided to the Guest Services Manager.
  • Regularly check the suggestion box and distribute to the appropriate department.

Administrative

  • Actively participate as a Butterfly Pavilion team member.
  • Attend monthly Guest Services meetings, and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Work with various departments to help manage room space and event calendars. 

Additional Duties:

  • Regular attendance to organizational meetings/trainings.
  • Participate in the yearly inventory process.
  • Communicate with supervisor when
  • the computers malfunction or any issue arises.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required, associate’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively an innovative, fast-paced, and multi-tasked environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of people. 
  • A positive, friendly, outgoing personality is essential.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of selling procedures, and cash handling experience a must.
  • Skilled in time management including ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Knowledge of how to use Microsoft office software, internet, and POS system. 
  • Work well individually and as a team and have strong communications skills both verbal and written.
  • Candidates should take initiative, have good follow-through, and are organized.

Competencies

  • Build relationships
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Decision making
  • Department Knowledge
  • Initiative

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

-While performing the responsibilities of the Guest Services Associate, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Guest Services Associate will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Guest Services Associate.

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to moderately loud.

Physical Demands

-These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Guest Services Associate.                        

-While performing the responsibilities of the Guest Services Associate, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work schedule:  

A range of hours in typical work week part time nonexempt between 10 – 20 hours a week with the possibility of an increase to 28 hours per week should business needs necessitate.

No Phone calls or Drop Ins. Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/624160-20970.html

Engineer II

Job Summary:

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is seeking and Engineer II. This is a Mid Level Facilities Operations Engineer position typically gained from four to seven years experience. The Engineer II reports directly to the Chief Engineer or the Director of Engineering and is expected to be actively involved in the day-to-day repair and maintenance, fabrication, installation and operations of the facilities and related equipment. Have Partial/full understanding of, and ability to work time to time from Schematics, blueprints, drawings, sketches or verbal directions. Have some Knowledge in National, State and Local codes and requirements. Must have the ability to operate power and hand tools.  Some Knowledge of Chemical, Electrical and Mechanical Theories, Concepts, Principles and generally considered proficient as relates to efficient operations of facilities and related equipment.

The Operational scope is that of multiple sites (office buildings; one multi-use live theater complex comprised of four theater spaces; warehouse; and 42 residential condominium units).​

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to the Chief Engineer or the Director of Engineering; Repairs and Maintains physical structures of the facility and to carry out the day-to-day operation of all electrical, plumbing and mechanical facilities equipment.  Monitors and adjusts the HVAC system including checking, repairing, replacing and scheduling equipment for efficient operations.
  • Performs furniture reconfigurations, office/equipment moves, furniture requests, painting, changing out lamps and ballasts, electrical repairs, plumbing repairs, changing out ceiling tile, carpet repairs, life safety equipment monitoring and operation and other similar tasks as required.
  • Performs locksmithing functions as necessary.
  • Tracks and performs Preventative Maintenance tasks and makes repairs as necessary.
  • Assists and monitors the activities of contractors working on DCPA systems.
  • Interacts with Center employees and patrons to solve problems in system operations.
  • Assist in maintaining records on all equipment.
  • Has knowledge of all HVAC, mechanical, electrical and building systems and the maintenance necessary for each.

Required Knowledge and Essential Skills:                                                                              

  • Knowledge of HVAC mechanical and control systems for multi-use buildings.
  • Knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work, to include; clients, vendors and peers.​ This shall require the ability to effectively communicate well with all aforementioned persons in a diverse work environment.​
  • Exceptional oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.​
  • Knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS).
  • Knowledge of construction methods and processes
  • Ability to utilize computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and email applications with some level of proficiency.​
  • Computer aided facilities management and control system experience
  • Intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Education
  • 4 - 7 years facilities experience

Physical/Cognitive Activities:

  • Intermediate Reading and writing abilities are used occasionally in compiling or reviewing reports, developing systems as well as in other types of correspondence including ability to read blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills are used often including basic math, conversions, and measurement such as weight, volume, and pressure.
  • A portion of time is spent lifting, moving, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and holding when making repairs, climbing on ladders.  Carrying and/or lifting approximately 50 pounds and pushing and/or pulling approximately 200 pounds occurs at times (TV's, furniture, etc.).
  • Must be able to work in outdoor weather conditions such as shoveling snow.
  • Must be able to work off a ladder using standard safety practices.
  • Must be able stand on feet for extended periods of time including standing on ladders, platforms or scaffold.
  • Must be able to promptly, physically respond/walk between properties, distances of 100 - 400 yards in each direction.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Colorado Drivers License
  • Professional accreditations such as HVAC, Heating and Cooling, or Electrical certifications are preferred.

Additional Requirement Information:

  • Must be willing to travel to work at other local facilities.
  • Must be available for On-Call and after hours response to trouble calls. This does require a 30 minute response time to be on premise.

Position Reports to: DCPA Chief Engineer, Facilities Management

This position is a full-time position with benefits. If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org. No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse pool of candidates is identified.

Dishwasher

Do you enjoy the sounds of a busy kitchen?  Do you enjoy being part of a cool team? Then consider joining forces with our Food Service department!

Every single day thousands of curious guests take a break from an action packed day at the museum and enjoy various treats from our café! If you want to help make our guests experience memorable, then this position may be for you!

Job Description:

We are looking for an accountable dishwasher to join our team! This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's kitchen wares, floors, and dining surfaces. The dishwasher will also assist the Stewarding Department with the set-up and breakdown of catered events. This position provides an amazing guest experience through excellent customer service. The dishwasher ensures proper operation of the dishwashing machine, thoroughly removes trash and debris from dining areas, and organizes and stocks various condiment stations.

Both ¾ and Part-time positions are available.

Requirements:​

• High School diploma or equivalent required
• Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required

We hope you will consider joining the Food Services team which is comprised of 65 people. There are cashiers, cooks, chefs, food servers, dishwashers, and event planners. This department is at the heart of everything we do for our employees and our guests. We are the 4th largest catering facility in the Denver metro area and we host an average of 40-50 weddings and special events every year. This is a great opportunity for you to join a team that will inspire your career growth.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 25, 2017.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Banquet Server

Be our guest
Be our guest
Put your service to the test

We are looking for a server to help us with the cool and exciting events that we host at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. It is a wonderful opportunity to see the Museum and its inner workings after-hours. Have fun, make some extra money, and join a team that is dedicated to giving our guests an experience of a life time! 

Job Description:

The Banquet Server will play a vital role in providing excellent service while participating in the preparation, set-up, service, and break-down of catered functions. This position is responsible for replenishing buffets, food & beverage stations, and snack breaks as well as clearing the tables, and ensuring guest satisfaction. Other responsibilities include stocking glassware and cutlery, linen supplies and various tasks that guarantee efficient service. The Banquet Server will also serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in accordance with Federal, State, Local, and DMNS regulations. 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required. 

Preferred Qualifications:​

  • Tips Certified
  • High level of detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Provide excellent customer service, including the ability to be friendly and personable
  • Ability to lift/carry 30 lbs
  • Ability to be on your feet for a long period of time

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 25, 2017.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator

Department: Development
Reports to: Development Director

Summary of Position:
The Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator is a member of the Development Department at the Denver Film Society (DFS). The Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator will support the Development Department’s fundraising efforts with a focus on corporate giving with a special focus on the Denver Film Festival and branded programs. The position will provide opportunities to build and cultivate sponsors for the organization with a designated portfolio, manage these relationships throughout the year, and work in conjunction with Development staff and other departments to create the best strategy for each company given their own philanthropic mission.

Principle Duties:

  • Develop a pipeline of new prospects through outbound solicitations; field, assess and evaluate incoming calls; and secure corporate partners to achieve and maintain annual revenue goals of Development Department
  • Assist in development of solicitations and materials that includes writing letters of inquiry, sponsor proposals and presentation materials, and conducting meeting with prospective sponsors
  • Maintains corporate development files, contact lists and records of existing & previous sponsors
  • Manages pre-meeting activity, including pitch, presentations and proposals as it relates to the Coordinator’s designated portfolio
  • Oversees majority of the sponsorship fulfillment activities to support the Denver Film Festival and DFS year-round programs
  • Coordinate logistics for on-site activities with Sr. Development Manager for corporate partners as determined by corporate sponsorship agreement
  • Executes with Marketing Department to track results and create post-contract/post-event recap reports
  • Review corporate partnership and cause-marketing trends and identify opportunities to incorporate these trends, where appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with Sr. Development Manager to identify, solicit and secure corporate sponsors and in-kind donations for Denver Film Festival, branded programs and special events
  • Work closely with Development Director to develop and implement a strategy for attaining fundraising revenue goals
  • Represents Denver Film Society at external networking meetings, special and community events
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Understand and appreciate the mission of the Denver Film Society
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in related field, arts, humanities, social sciences, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3-year proven track record in corporate and/or event sponsorship
  • Strong negotiation and clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to generate a high level of sales calls and solicitations on weekly basis
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude in all sponsor and member interactions
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem-solve and multi-task
  • Ability to effectively connect and work with wide range of internal & external personnel and with diverse communities
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, problem-solve and organize workload efficiently
  • Ability to work equally well independently and as part of team
  • Working computer software knowledge and use, primarily in Microsoft Office
  • Reliable car, valid driver’s license and appropriate auto insurance
  • Requires evening and weekend hours throughout the year on special programs
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position Classification:

  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Salary range is $30,000-$32,500; commensurate with experience
  • A competitive benefits package is provided

Application Deadline: August 22, 2017
Start Date: Late-August/Early-September

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:

  • Email - jobs@denverfilm.org with “Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator – 2017 Application” in the Subject line
  • USPS - Denver Film Society, Attn: Patrick O’Brien, Director of Development 1510 York St., 3rd Floor, Denver, CO 80206

Be advised that due to high volume of applicants that only those applicants whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position will be directly contacted. Please be sure to check your inbox and spam for appropriate correspondence.

ABOUT DENVER FILM SOCIETY
Founded in 1978, Denver Film Society (DFS) is a membership-based, nonprofit cultural organization that screens films and produces events with a vision to cultivate community and transforms lives through film.

Software Developer

We are the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. We are best known for our touring Broadway shows and Tony-winning theatre, but as a not-for-profit organization that serves the entire Rocky Mountain region with the best arts programming and education possible, we’re so much more than that.

Software Developer: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of Software Developer. This position is responsible for engaging on different I.T. projects across the organization. Engagement can include the designing, building, testing, deploying custom applications as well as customizing the development of off-the-shelf applications. This position requires experience in desktop and iOS development as well as SQL / report development. The teammate in this position will also play a role in developing standards, establishing guidelines and best practices for application development and maintenance, as well as consult on new and ongoing development efforts. The ideal candidate must have experience developing websites, mobile apps, working with diverse business partners and the ability to manage concurrent development efforts.  Incumbent works under the direction of the Director of IT for Applications and Data.

Primary duties include:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work as part of a team to help define and implement processes and applications
  • Assesses business and application requirements for corporate data, imaging, and voice networks
  • [Plans, designs,] implements and upgrades application platforms based on specifications
  • conducting testing and installing the program into production
  • Troubleshoots application issues and functions, making recommendations for system fixes and enhancements
  • Makes recommendations to the Director of IT regarding policies and standards for computer networks
  • Makes recommendations to the Director of IT regarding policies and standards for computer networks
  • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:

Must be detail oriented, strong multi-tasking abilities, and have hands-on experience with design, implementation, and troubleshooting of computer networks. Excellent communication, self-management, and organizational skills.

  • Microsoft MCSD and/or a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Must have some experience working in a Microsoft development environment with duties including application design, implementation, and troubleshooting / problem solving
  • Experience working on agile teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think logically
  • Experience designing and leveraging web services, APIs and other interfaces
  • Experience with ticketing systems is a plus
  • Experience developing / implementing / using Rest APIs is a plus
  • Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, SQL, Microsoft SharePoint, SQL Tools.  Experience with ASP.Net, C# and/or Microsoft Dynamics a plus
  • Typically 2-4 years’ experience

This position is a full-time position with benefits. If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org. No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse pool of candidates is identified.

Executive Director

Application Deadline: Review in Progress

Submit: letter of application including why you are interested in the Boulder Symphony, resume and 5 references

Salary: Part-time, $20,000 per year, independent contractor

Send applications to: Marketing@bouldersymphony.org

Boulder Symphony Executive Director Responsibilities and Deliverables
Operate as the CEO for operations

Execution Focus: 

  • Develop an annual Master Calendar (MC) that addresses the concerts and events schedule specifying all the marketing and operational actions that insure success of each.
  • Communicate to all owners of projects identified in the above, their role and on time deliverable. This includes Executive Committee members and volunteer staff.
  • Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support the MC, working with the Creative Director and Board members as appropriate. 
  • Manage Marketing, to new and existing audiences, using vehicles like, press releases, on line calendars, mail chimp, social media and the BS web site.
  • Be Box Office manager for all concerts, insuring memorable experience of patrons
  • Lead, manage and inspire volunteers to be BS evangelists.
  • Manage and modify as appropriate the execution as defined in the master calendar. Communicate status and out of line situations, and actions to correct.
  • Schedule, manage and provide minutes and follow up actions for the monthly Executive Committee meetings and scheduled Board Meetings.

Relationship Management Focus:

  • Communicate the BS mission and build relationships with outside organizations, including First Presbyterian Church, local businesses and business leaders, arts organizations, media etc. 
  • A significance presence in the Boulder community. A networker.
  • Together with the Music Director, communicate with orchestra members insuring high motivation and morale.

Partnership Development and Grants Focus:

  • Lead and support the grant application process for foundations and government agencies and corporations that provide funding for the arts. Identifying opportunities and support development of grant master calendar.
  • Proactively identify and pursue funding opportunities
  • In collaboration with the Board, support the establishment of fundraising campaign in support of the annual budget

Plan Focus:

  • Present and defend the annual operational financial plan to the Budget Committee
  • Lead budget growth to achieve a sustainable organization
  • Lead the Strategic Plan process that supports the goals of 

Artistic Excellence, Financial Self Sufficiency and Recognized Community Jewel

Boulder Symphony’s mission is to connect with and profoundly affect the human spirit.

We envision a Community that is informed, connected and inspired by the arts.  We aspire to infuse these qualities into the lives of those who live, work and play in Boulder by innovating how they discover, experience and enjoyed classical music.

Our aim is to provide the community with the following:

  • Powerful new works of symphonic art written by gifted composers
  • Platforms for local artists of world-class talent and dedication to showcase their skills
  • Interactive musical engagement, soul-filling performances, and re-imagination of audience participation and symphonic music
  • Educational programming utilizing the depth, creativity, and ingenuity of classical music for Boulder youth and organizations which share a passion for diversity and excellence

Founded in 2009 by conductor Devin Patrick Hughes and board chairman Tony Santelli, Boulder Symphony is a community-focused orchestra going full speed ahead into shaping the music scene in Boulder and beyond. Themed “Intrepid Explorers,” the Symphony’s inaugural season reflected Hughes’ artistic vision of commitment to consistent innovation, the joy of discovery through audience and youth education, and creating modern relevance to the long-standing art form that is the classical music genre.

Now, eight years later, Boulder Symphony is actively performing classical music’s most challenging repertoire and presenting flash mobs, fully-staged operas, and many world premieres, including Gray Rain, a Global Music Award winner by Colorado-born and Grammy-Nominated composer Austin Wintory. Some of the many stepping stones in creating what Boulder Symphony is today include serenading locals at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, showcasing young soloists who go on to win national competitions, and the Symphony featured in the documentary film Song of the Untouchable. Also, the recent developments of a high school apprenticeship program and an immersive summer music camp go hand-in-hand with the Symphony’s goal of providing a platform for both volunteer and professional musicians alike to play high-level, heart-filling music.

Connectivity and vibrancy within the community is the driving force behind Boulder Symphony and we invite you to join us in this exciting artistic adventure!

Project Manager

We are the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  We are best known for our touring Broadway shows and Tony-winning theatre, but as a not-for-profit organization that serves the entire Rocky Mountain region with the best arts programming and education possible, we’re so much more than that.

Project Manager:  The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of Project Manager.  The Project Manager oversees the planning, budgeting and resource allocation of brand and marketing campaigns and assets for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. This position is accountable for the timely and cost-effective delivery of all customer-facing communications, and the processes and people who make it happen.

Primary skills include:

  • Identifies resources needed and works with all company functions to assign individual responsibilities
  • Creates and executes project work plans and timelines and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Opens or manages jobs/creates change orders in software system
  • Facilitates or provides appropriate job specifications
  • Leads project scoping
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to broader team(s)
  • Works with Creative Services to create appropriate production schedules
  • Routes work between all responsible people in all stages of development
  • Conveys project changes and updates to appropriate team members
  • Facilitates team and client meetings to review work
  • Prepares regular status reports and distributes internally and externally if necessary
  • Holds regular status meeting with project team
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before presenting to client.
  • Ensures documents and major digital assets are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Resolves and /or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Manages both internal and external approvals
  • Monitors scope creep and re-scopes projects if necessary
  • Assures project legal documents (photo releases, property releases, etc.) are completed and signed
  • Develop and refine most effective and efficient processes for creative development and production
  • Support all of the above with external or freelance resources as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:

  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellence in managing and motivating staff
  • Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills
  • Fluency in project management, proofing and related software systems
  • Fluency in ticketing, CRM, email and related systems
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing resources, calendars and budgets, preferably within agencies or large internal marketing teams

This position is a full-time position with benefits.  If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org  No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse pool of candidates is identified.

Zookeeper Intern - Lepidopterist

The Butterfly Pavilion is currently seeking a creative, highly motivated and energetic individual to assist in animal care, animal handling and visitor education as part of a team of talented and experienced staff and volunteers. The primary goal of the Butterfly Pavilion Curatorial Internship is for students to gain knowledge and hands-on training in invertebrate animal husbandry.

Company Description: Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Invertebrates- animals without backbones, make up 97% of all animal species on the planet! Our zoo is designed to showcase the diversity of these small wonders, their habitats, and the big role they play in ensuring the health of our environment. Five immersive exhibits, including a tropical rainforest filled with 1600 free-flying butterflies, provide visitors of all ages with an unforgettable experience. We are the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences!

Mission: Butterfly Pavilion’s mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.

Responsibilities:                                                

  • Provides public customer service, education, and animal contact/interaction in the exhibit areas of the Butterfly Pavilion
  • Responsible for the day-to-day care for all animals on exhibit and behind the scenes, maintaining daily record keeping
  • Clean and maintain all exhibit and behind the scene areas
  • Provide support to Curatorial zookeepers
  • Develop and execute an independent project to emphasize particular interest and expand the knowledge base of the Curatorial Department.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or hold a degree in biology, environmental sciences, education or related fields
  • Interest in invertebrate animal husbandry and care, visitor and environmental education
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets)
  • Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite)
  • Criminal background check
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Reports to:  Curatorial Team

Duration of Internship: Interns must complete 300 hours, typically aligned with school trimesters

Hours per week: 2-3 days per week/16-24 hours per week

Application Deadlines Each Year: 

  •  Spring Term -  Applications Due by November 1st
  •  Summer Term – Applications Due by April 1st
  •  Fall Term – Applications Due by July 1st   

Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases

Apply at: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/574294.html or email a resume and a cover letter to: Sarah Triplett, Lead Zookeeper, striplett@butterflies.org.

Bilingual Attractions Representative

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, education, and guest experience. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We provide extraordinary experiences every day for our animals and visitors and our core values of Protect, Honor, Innovate, Serve, Engage, and Empower are evident in everything we do.  We value the different strengths our staff bring to Denver Zoo. We expect our staff to embrace and to commit to our core behaviors for engagement: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence.

Denver Zoo’s Attractions Department has an opportunity for a full time Bi-lingual Attractions Representative to safely operate the zoo’s carousel and train and provide amazing customer service.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
    • Makes change and issues receipts to all paying visitors.
    • Maintains guest and animal collection safety at all times.
    • Daily setup, take down, and preparation for the daily operations of assigned venue.
    • Perform daily safety checklists at ride locations. 
    • Utilizes "Point-of-Sale" equipment.
    • Reconciles cash drawer at the end of each shift and prepares report of transactions.
    • Maintains appropriate standards of safety for handling and transporting money.
    • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, and health regulations, procedures, and goals.
    • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.
  • Provides efficient and accurate collection of fees at assigned venue throughout zoo. 
  • Operate Denver Zoo’s carousel or train. 
  • Provides friendly and courteous service to all guests and departments.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the zoo’s Zoo Patrol program as requested.
  • Contributes to customer service mission by assisting guests and staff.
  • Cross-trained in other Guest Operations teams (Admissions or Guest Care Center) to assist teams with needs throughout the year. 
  • Process ticket requests and program purchases.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in conversational Spanish is a requirement.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum three months cashier experience. 
  • Minimum three months in a customer service role.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer software applications.
  • Able to work in a confined space for several hours at a time.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to work dexterously with hands and arms and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to walk (80 acres) and/or stand up to 8 hours daily in extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Flexible, friendly and approachable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in noisy, crowded situations.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working individually and on a team.
  • Willing and available to work diverse schedules, including weekdays, weekend days, and evenings.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, volunteers, customers and vendors.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a regular full-time hourly position with excellent benefits, including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, and a generous vacation package.

Completed applications must be submitted by August 24, 2017

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Director of Operations

Job Summary: Leads the Gardens’ construction, maintenance, housekeeping, irrigation, safety, security and sustainability issues. Responsible for the management and oversight of facilities, hardscapes, surface structures, construction management and properties of Denver Botanic Gardens. Pursues improved standards for maintenance and establishes uniformly high design standards. Additionally, ensures a positive and pleasant visitor experience and the safety, cleanliness and visual appeal of the physical aspects of Denver Botanic Gardens.

Career Type: Full-time

Location: York Street

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university or equivalent work experience or minimum five years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role along with customer service. Must have experience in contract management and oversight including project management, customer service, general plant operations, security management, irrigation, water features, and budgeting. Must have the ability to interpret construction documents, be familiar with standard construction practices and ISO certification process and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office based software. (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and standard office equipment. Must have a strong working knowledge of standard motorized equipment utilized in an around an outdoor environment. Position requires a valid Colorado Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

Benefits: Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA); a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Events Manager

Job Summary: 

The Events Sales Manager reports to the Director, Event Services and is responsible for all aspects of event planning for at least 40, and up to 80 annual events including event conceptualization to day-of management of staff and vendors. The Events Sales Manager plans, designs, staffs and organizes logistical and technical details for both external and internal clients at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in a multitude of venue settings.

The Events Sales Manager also assists the Director, Event Services with the sales process as necessary through direct client contact, with goals of maximizing profits from venue rentals. Duties include responding to inquires in a timely manner, contract management, forecasting event revenue, up-selling products and services throughout the event process, and performing marketing and social media duties as assigned to meet business needs and goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Event Production

  • Technical and audiovisual knowledge for both small and large scale events.
  • Ensure presenters are briefed and prepared to provide effective presentations, including sound systems check, show flow and accurate script.
  • Extensive knowledge of production and audiovisual terminology as it applies to staging, sound needs, LED lighting, video, rigging, screen ratios and ADD requirements. 
  • Ability to manage the production portion of an event “show” by calling stage cues and ensuring all technical and production staff is directed from the same timeline and script.
  • Identify all aspects of event risk assessment and crisis management planning strategies. This includes, but is not limited to, security or firefighter needs.
  • In the event of a crisis, emergency or fire alarm, the Events Manager serves as Crisis Team Leader for any event space within the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex and may evacuate the event space as needed.
  • Production/Floor Manager during events serving as a direct liaison from client to technical staff in booth.
  • Effectively manage issues as live events progress in real time, prioritizing event needs while providing creative solutions.

Administrative

  • Strong computer skills, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience on EMS and VectorWorks helpful.
  • Establish and maintain accurate client data base in Event Management Software (EMS).
  • Create, prioritize and maintain event calendar, event orders, distribution lists and CAD drawings to all relative departments and clients.
  • Contract management, invoice tracking and detailed accounting procedures for all events - both accounts payable and receivable.
  • Attend weekly Event Production meetings to review all event details for upcoming events and recap past week’s events. 
  • Advanced planning and scheduling for future client planning needs and deadlines.
  • Managerial responsibilities include facilitating schedules, event needs, and budgeting for internal clients as they relate to the following departments: DCPA Marketing, Development, Group Sales, and Executive.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of event media, scripts and show flow information – reviewing and testing all items to determine their accuracy & proper formatting in advance.
  • Produce accurate event estimates, outlines and timelines that are approved by clients, including labor hours, production/audiovisual needs, including décor, lighting, sound and video through Event Management Software (EMS).
  • Assist to manage and train event interns, growing their knowledge of the event industry, vendor relations and logistical planning.

Sales/Marketing

  • Foster and build client relationships to develop business, while seeking out diverse new clients for future events.
  • Work closely with program managers, committees and communications staff to effectively design events to target audiences and obtain accurate events specifications.
  • Negotiate agreements with outside providers and subcontractors to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service.
  • To create brand awareness and drive sales through social marketing and association networking.
  • Capture high quality digital images of events, attendees, table tops, and AV pieces to actively use in marketing and online collateral and ads.  

Operations/Logistics 

  • Managerial responsibilities include facilitating schedules and event needs as they relate to the following departments: event production, maintenance, volunteers, ushers, IATSE labor, engineering, vendors and, catering representatives.
  • As the catering liaison and primary client contact – excellent listening and communication skills are a must. The development of respectful, stable and trusting relationships with clients, planners and inner-departmental teams is essential.
  • Recruiting and hiring coat check attendants.
  • Confirm rental deliveries, catering, vendor load-in/ load-out and set up.
  • Plan for efficient event strike and cleaning in anticipation for future events.
  • Conscientious of DCPA operational practices & procedures to protect DCPA facilities, assets and equipment.
  • Ability to guide, influence and motivate event support teams.
  • Completion, distribution of post-event reports, photos and financial reports to the appropriate team in a timely manner.
  • Conduct post-event debriefing sessions that provide event analysis, budget recaps and client feedback.
  • Execute all necessary follow-up with sub-contractors, vendors and clients.

Position Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of experience in events or related field is required.
  • We seek dynamic, motivated individuals with excellent communication (written, verbal and platform) and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional appearance and personable demeanor are required.
  • An emphasis on accuracy and thoroughness with business acumen; supported by skills in critical thinking and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • An ability to work a flexible schedule is needed, including nights and weekends. This position requires self-motivation, organization and strong project management skills. As the Events Manager you will be responsible for overall event operations, production logistics, event-day needs, staffing, and vendor coordination. 

Physical/Cognitive Activities

  • Ability to spend long/extended periods of time on feet.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Quick reactor and ability to direct attendees as mapped out in emergency plan.

This position is a full-time position with benefits.  If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org  No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse pool of candidates is identified.

Cultural Membership Specialist

HIRING SALARY: $48,000.00 - $56,400.00 Annually 
CLOSING DATE: 
08/28/17 05:00 PM 

JOB SUMMARY: 
This full-time position is responsible for developing and implementing plans that initiate, grow, and maintain long-term membership relationships that lead to the fulfillment of the the Town of Parker Cultural Department's annual fundraising goals. Working with the Development Manager, this position is expected to increase the current portfolio of Family Circle and Business Memberships by creating a long-term growth strategy and by administering all aspects of the membership program including maintaining the membership database, creating direct mail and electronic membership campaigns, coordinating membership events, evaluating and analyzing data, and preparing reports for dissemination. A successful candidate will be passionate about Parker Arts and telling its story, and will be intuitive, a strong problem solver, detail-oriented, technologically savvy, emotionally intelligent, hardworking, and a good listener. Work schedule will vary and requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
For more information on job functions and requirements please view the full job description available on the employment page of our website, www.parkeronline.org, under 'Job Descriptions.' 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: 
A High School Degree and a minimum of two years of experience in non-profit annual membership programs, individual giving programs or a closely related area is required. Additional sales experience is a plus. Bachelor degree or college courses in non-profit management, performing arts, communications or related area is preferred. Minimum of one year experience with a donor database is preferred. Knowledge of, experience in, and/or strong interest in arts and culture is preferred.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to foster relationships with members and donors.
  • Excellent oral, writing and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point is required. A qualified candidate is expected to have knowledge of mail merge, basic spreadsheet formulas, and charts and graphs creation.
  • Strong customer service skills and willingness to help.
  • Knowledgeable or intuitive as it relates to social media, website and other forms of digital media and technology.
  • Ability to manage and maintain databases.
  • Ability to assist in planning, implementing and setting up events.
  • Ability to create and maintain budgets.  
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.
  • Must be highly motivated, organized and able to manage several high-priority projects simultaneously as well as adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Must have current Colorado Driver's License or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search and motor vehicle record (MVR) check is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as workload demands and as assigned.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
Work Hours will vary.  Day, evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required.

An online application for this position is required and can be completed by going to the employment page of the Town of Parker website, www.parkeronline.org. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date of the job posting.  Applications and resumes from 3rd party sites will not be accepted.

Please contact jobs@parkeronline.org for questions regarding this job posting.

Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Colorado Chautauqua Association seeks a committed, collaborative, dynamic Executive Director to lead its efforts in historic preservation, cultural programming and environmental sustainability.

Executive Director Position Overview

The Executive Director is the CEO of the organization and is responsible for all day-to-day operations within the organization. S/he reports to the Board of Directors and supervises all paid and volunteer staff, delegating responsibilities to senior staff as appropriate. The Executive Director and the Board support each other, and the Executive Director is responsible for organization operations within established Board policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

CCA is a unique organization with an important history and an even more exciting future. The board seeks a leader who is committed to CCA’s mission-driven ethos, who is a natural relationship builder, who understands the multi-faceted nature of this work, and who values the opportunity to work with many civic, business, and cultural leaders.

Qualified candidates will also have experience in these areas:

Mission Commitment/Subject Matter Expertise

  • Demonstrated commitment to Chautauqua’s mission and values
  • Knowledge of hospitality industry, historic preservation, cultural programming, and/or environmental sustainability

Leadership

  • 10+ years in leadership or senior management roles in nonprofit, public sector, or private sector of an organization with budget of at least $5 million
  • Ability to operationalize CCA’s mission while maintaining profitability, good management and teamwork
  • Proven ability to represent an organization with credibility; comfortable in meeting with wide variety of constituents and perspectives
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic vision and planning Community Outreach and Marketing
  • Proven experience in engaging a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with the Boulder community and its civic, business, and cultural leaders preferred
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in working with local government staff and elected officials
  • Knowledge of effective marketing and brand management techniques
  • Fund raising experience

Operational Management

  • Demonstrated experience in hiring, developing and managing staff at various levels
  • Demonstrated skills in fiscal management, budgeting and effective financial management
  • Knowledge of deploying and developing effective volunteers
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Revenue Generation

  • Proven experience in building and managing multiple revenue streams
  • Demonstrated capabilities in building long term relationships with financial partners
  • Significant skills in philanthropic fundraising, cultivating and stewarding long term donors

Program Development & Execution

  • Knowledge of effective program evaluation techniques
  • Experience in recognizing and leveraging opportunities to partner with other community resources and organizations
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
  • Some knowledge of event management/production

Board Management

  • Experience in working with and supporting a governing board
  • Experience in building an effective board member pipeline

Personal Qualities

  • Leader
  • Open-minded life-long learner
  • Results-oriented
  • Consensus-builder
  • Consummate communicator
  • High level of energy with positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain objective and provide effective analysis of complex issues
  • Flexibility in decision-making
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • High level of professionalism, discretion

Other

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • Willingness to live in and be an active participant in the Boulder community

Colorado Chautauqua needs a leader who is excited about the many dimensions of this work, who appreciates the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people and perspectives, and who can help the board and staff implement their strategic goals.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Trish Gray, Human Resources manager, Colorado Chautauqua Association at hr@chautauqua.com. All resumes are to be submitted electronically. To learn more about the exciting developments at Chautauqua and the specifics of this leadership role, please visit our Career page at www.chautauqua.com.

The Colorado Chautauqua Association follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, military status, political service, affiliation, or disability. This policy also applies to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, and relationships with outside vendors and customers, use of contractors and consultants.

Director of Development - Swallow Hill Music

Hours:  Full-time

Position
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Development is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic fundraising plan for Swallow Hill Music. This position reports directly to the CEO, works closely with the Board of Directors and will supervise a Development Manager and Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan and execute a comprehensive development program that secures financial resources from foundations, corporations, government and individual donors and members to support Swallow Hill’s goals;
  • Create, lead and manage strategies for campaigns, appeals, corporate partnerships, foundations and events to meet, or surpass, organizational funding goals for short-term and long-term objectives;
  • Work with the CEO and Board to identify and engage new funding prospects and tactics;
  • Coordinate with the Finance Department to monitor expenditures of grant funds and preparation of financial reports to funders;
  • Assess and update current systems, policies, and procedures for development efforts including: cultivation, stewardship, gift/pledge processing, fund reporting, acknowledgments, tracking and reporting;
  • Report regularly to the Board of directors and its Development Committee regarding development strategies and outcomes;
  • Staff the Board’s Development Committee and provide support, education and leadership to the Board to increase their understanding and engage them in Swallow Hill’s work and enhance their ability to bring resources to the organization;
  • Work with the CEO and the Development Committee to build and cultivate a culture of philanthropy among Swallow Hill’s board, staff and supporters;
  • Create an annual budget, with corresponding goals and outcomes, for the Development Department; and
  • Work with Swallow Hill’s marketing team to integrate development into all marketing efforts across the organization and maximize investments in materials and messaging.

Qualifications
Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in development including 3 years of senior management experience. A successful track record in fundraising with a high level of leadership and fiscal management skills. The successful candidate should have a passion and enthusiasm for Swallow Hill’s mission and strategic plan – the importance of music education and performance in the community. 

Compensation/Benefits

Compensation dependent on experience.

Benefits include medical, dental, paid holidays, vacation and sick time in accordance with the Swallow Hill Music employee manual.

To Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to paul@swallowhillmusic.org with the subject line “Director of Development”. Materials must be received 5pm September 6, 2017 to be considered for this position.

Executive Assistant & Business Manager

ABOUT MCA DENVER

Founded in 1996, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) explores the art and culture of our time through rotating exhibitions and public educational programs. In its new building in downtown Denver, designed in 2007 by world renowned architect David Adjaye, MCA Denver features regional, national and international artists and offers a wide range of exhibitions and educational programs promoting creative experimentation with art and ideas. As an innovative forum for a culturally engaged community and a national leader among its peers, MCA Denver, according to a recent article in The New York Times,“ is reshaping what has become a stale model for a contemporary art museum.”

ABOUT THE POSITION
MCA Denver seeks a reliable and motivated administrative professional with excellent organizational and communication skills.  The Executive Assistant & Business Manager provides direct assistance to the Director & Chief Animator, working on a variety of tasks related to Director’s work and communication. In addition, this position is responsible for the general oversight of office management and accounts payable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Executive Support

  • Coordinate Director’s schedule, appointments, and meetings
  • Prepares correspondence for artists, donors and board of trustees
  • Book all travel arrangements
  • Receive and follow-up on phone calls and correspondence on behalf of the Director
  • Work with the Board of Directors and its committees to create Board packets/binders and other board projects
  • Handles sensitive information and protects operations by keeping information confidential

Office Management

  • Available to answer visitor inquiries
  • Maintain the master calendar
  • Distribute incoming mail
  • Field general calls and emails
  • Order office supplies
  • Troubleshoot IT problems including phone, printers and computers
  • Maintain staff kitchen, including ordering supplies and loading/unloading dishwasher

Bookkeeping

  • Process all accounts payable and enter credit card charges in Quickbooks
  • Maintain all vendor files

Communications

  • Enter/update basic website content (experience using a CMS a plus)
  • Submit calendar listings to media outlets
  • Organize/sort press clipping  for coverage book
  • Maintain master program/event calendar

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic knowledge of principles and practices of office management practices
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to interact in an effective, tactful and professional manner with staff, board members, donors and visitors
  • Experience with Quickbooks is a plus
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work efficiently to complete tasks with limited supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through
  • Skilled in time management, problem solving, and problem prevention
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and common sense in handling emergencies
  • Ability to represent the museum with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, advocate for and adhere to museum policies, and contribute to and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds or more

EXPERIENCE

  • Must have experience in Executive Assistant role
  • Must have at least 3 years experience in administrative role
  • Non-profit experience preferred

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

The Executive Assistant & Business Manager is a full time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate based upon experience.

TO APPLY

To apply send resume, cover letter and professional references to jobs@mcadenver.org. Application Deadline: August 25, 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Project Manager

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, education, and guest experience. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We provide extraordinary experiences every day for our animals and visitors and our core values of Protect, Honor, Innovate, Serve, Engage, and Empower are evident in everything we do. We value the different strengths our staff bring to Denver Zoo. We expect our staff to embrace and to commit to our core behaviors for engagement: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence.

The Facilities Group is a diverse team of individuals and departments with a broad range of talents. The team works collaboratively to provide exceptional care, growth, and vision for all of the Zoo’s physical facilities and landscapes, while exceeding the expectations of our internal customers and our zoo guests.

Denver Zoo’s Planning department has an opportunity for a full time Project Manager to coordinate on-site design and construction activities for zoo capital projects and master plan implementation. This position serves as a liaison among zoo staff, various professional consultants, designers and independent contractors. The ideal candidate will be expected to learn and understand the complex organizational structure and decision-making hierarchy of the zoo and will exhibit patience, flexibility and leadership when coordinating with stakeholders to move projects forward in a timely manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • Work in a fast-paced team environment and solve problems collaboratively.
  • Work collaboratively with professional consultants, designers, contractors, zoo staff and stakeholders to implement Master Plan and Bond projects on time and on budget.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
  • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.
  • Create bids and proposals for small capital projects for the current year and upcoming budget.
  • Coordinate construction tasks with zoo staff and contractors.
  • Execute various design and scoping tasks for small capital projects.
  • Observe construction activities to verify compliance with design intent and construction documents and to protect the zoo’s property, animal collection, and other interests.
  • Review design documents (drawings and specifications) prepared by design consultants.
  • Review/respond to submittals, RFI’s, ASI’s, RFS’s, PLO’s and other construction related documents as needed.
  • Prepare and regularly update construction schedules and cost reports in association with contractors and other zoo staff.
  • Maintain photographic record of construction progress and as-built conditions.
  • Communicate project status regularly to zoo staff through written reports, staff newsletter articles, etc.
  • Ensure that accurate as-built drawings are maintained by contractors and delivered to the zoo at project completion.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of planning department interns as necessary.
  • Performs utility locates on campus with Zoo provided equipment and training.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree (minimum), bachelor’s degree (preferred), advanced degree (a plus) in design (Architecture, Landscape Architecture, etc), engineering, construction, or related discipline is desirable.
  • Two (2) – Five (5) years’ experience in design, construction, engineering, or related field is recommended.
  • Knowledge of general commercial construction. 
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents.
  • Excellent organizational and innovational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to explain construction documents for those not versed in reading/interpreting drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge in various software packages including Sharepoint, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Adobe Design Suite. Experience in Sketch-up, AutoCAD, REVIT, and other BIM software applications is desirable.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, volunteers, and other departments.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a regular full-time hourly position with excellent benefits, including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, and a generous vacation package.

Completed applications must be submitted by August 16, 2017

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Animal Care Staff for Reptiles/Amphibians

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, education, and guest experience. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We provide extraordinary experiences every day for our animals and visitors and our core values of Protect, Honor, Innovate, Serve, Engage, and Empower are evident in everything we do. We value the different strengths our staff bring to Denver Zoo. We expect our staff to embrace and to commit to our core behaviors for engagement: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence.

Denver Zoo’s Animal Care and Conservation department has an opportunity for a full time Animal Care Staff for Reptiles and Amphibians to provide the safe exhibition, handling, feeding, and husbandry of animal species at the Zoo. Denver Zoo is seeking a qualified zookeeper to work with a diverse collection of reptiles, tropical fish, amphibians and some mammals.  The primary responsibilities will include relief in any of 5 animal sections that have these taxa. There are some mammals in the facility, which include fruit bats, squirrels, capybara and howler monkeys. There are also two sections with primarily tropical fish. This position will primarily cover non-fish sections but with training could be expected to work in fish sections when needed.  Venomous snake handling experience is a plus. The candidate should have experience with a diversity of tropical reptiles and amphibians. Some tropical fish and small mammal experience is desirable. The candidate will also be required to lead behind the scenes tours, present animal programs and potentially serve on various zoo committees.

There are a few opportunities for to work on conservation projects with reptiles and amphibians. Days off will be a pair of days during the week, no weekends or part of weekends are available and working night events or emergency situations will be required. Ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • Provide innovative animal husbandry that is in compliance with AZA and USDA standards.
    • Provide  reliable, competent animal care through:
    • Capture, handle, and move animals using accepted Denver Zoo practices to facilitate internal movement, external shipping, medical procedures, or normal routines.
    • Enhance breeding possibilities through the recommendation and implementation of approved animal management techniques such as breeding efforts, behavioral enrichment, and operant conditioning/training, etc.
    • Interact with Denver Zoo guests in both formal and informal settings, providing insight about the animals and their care.
    • Provide area tours, keeper talks and work special events in area of responsibility as needed.
    • Train fellow keepers, interns, and volunteers in standard section routines.
    • Respond to zoo-wide animal related emergencies.
    • Coordinate the efforts of contractors and maintenance staff when they are working in animal areas.
    • Record data and prepare assigned reports/records, (i.e. daily reports, enclosure logs, facility logs, water quality logs, etc.) and other pertinent data on the collection and facilities as required.
    • Use appropriate equipment to perform essential duties.
    • Cooperate and coordinate with other departments, (e.g., education, maintenance, horticulture) and outside contractors.
    • Maintain professional working relationships with zoo team members and maintain a professional appearance.
    • Actively participate in conservation, research projects, and educational programs as requested. 
    • Participate in and support zoo-wide initiatives, committees and work groups.
    • Follow Denver Zoo safety protocols.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
    • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.
    • Preparation and feeding of approved diets.
    • Monitoring of physical and behavioral aspects of the animals under assigned care.
    • Implementation of the behavioral program of the animals under assigned care.
    • Designing and maintaining proper animal enclosures/props/exhibits.
    • Handling and restraining animals appropriately.
    • Assisting with veterinary care and medical follow-up as needed.
    • Utilizing preventative husbandry techniques and providing proactive health care as required.
    • Provide proper care for eggs, neonates and young (may require care outside of normal working hours).

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related or animal behavior-related field plus two years of full-time zookeeping experience in the care, feeding, and handling of a variety of exotic animals (birds, fish, herpetology, or mammals, depending on the specific vacancy) in an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Associate Degree or equivalent number of college credit hours in an animal-related or animal behavior-related field plus four years of full-time zookeeping experience in the care, feeding, and handling of a variety of exotic animals (birds, fish, herpetology, or mammals, depending on the specific vacancy) in an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Intern experience within Denver Zoo’s animal department will qualify for the AZA-related years of full-time zookeeping provided at least an Associate degree in biological sciences is held. Intern experience at other institutions will not be considered.

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  • Individuals without a degree may be considered only with ten or more years of full-time experience at the minimum level of zookeeper involved in the exhibition and husbandry of a variety of exotic animals at an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Ability, with proper training, to work in all aspects of animal care, husbandry and training within the department in which individual is assigned.
  • Work on weekends and holidays are required.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Operate a variety of light and medium equipment.
  • Clear driving record.

Licensure and Certification:

  • Possession of a valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License within three months of hiring.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position involves light lifting under 25lbs and also requires carrying, pushing, pulling, and occasional heavy lifting up to 50lbs. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop, kneel or smell. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. Minimal crouching, crawling, climbing, and non-confined sitting are also required. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, volunteers, and other departments. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.  This employee will be required to have contact with animals and may be exposed to zoonosis. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a regular full-time hourly position with excellent benefits, including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, and a generous vacation package.

Completed applications must be submitted by August 16, 2017

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Apprentice Electrician

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, education, and guest experience. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We provide extraordinary experiences every day for our animals and visitors and our core values of Protect, Honor, Innovate, Serve, Engage, and Empower are evident in everything we do. We value the different strengths our staff bring to Denver Zoo. We expect our staff to embrace and to commit to our core behaviors for engagement: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence.

The Facilities Group is a diverse team of individuals and departments with a broad range of talents. The team works collaboratively to provide exceptional care, growth, and vision for all of the Zoo’s physical facilities and landscapes, while exceeding the expectations of our internal customers and our zoo guests.

Denver Zoo’s Maintenance department has an opportunity for a full time Apprentice Electrician to perform maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical systems and equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
    • Consistently provides exceptional customer service, which includes maintaining a positive and helpful attitude.  This applies to all interpersonal encounters, including but not limited to Maintenance Department staff, other Zoo departments, guests, volunteers, contractors/vendors, outside relations.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
    • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.
  • Coordinates and schedules maintenance work orders based on order received or by priority.
  • Performs maintenance, alteration, repair, and installation of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures in accordance with standard practices of the electrical trade and within the limitations of an apprentice’s ability.
  • Responds to minor electrical service or trouble calls, troubleshoots various problems/issues, and provides problem resolution within abilities and as directed.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical concepts, principles, and practices, and of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications.
  • Ensures compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Company safety policies, procedures and/or regulations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assists all Maintenance Shops as required.
  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and submits completed work orders in a timely manner.
  • Performs various tasks as assigned.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships and a professional appearance.
  • Keeps up on required State Apprenticeship classes.
  • Pull wire and install electrical devices.
  • Bend and install conduit and PVC.
  • Job site maintenance and cleaning.
  • Dig and fill trenches as required.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one proven year of work in the electrical trade working under a licensed Journeyman or Master.
  • Currently enrolled/registered for apprentice school.
  • Detailed knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment.
  • Ability to operate (with periodic training) various pieces of equipment such as high lift, backhoes, Bobcats and forklifts.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, analyze, and identify system malfunctions to determine the source and cause of the problem.
  • Ability to read and work from manuals, blueprints, written and verbal instructions.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communications and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment, components, instruments, and burglar and fire alarm systems including  testing, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must be registered, or able to be registered, as an Apprentice Electrician with the State of Colorado.
  • Be able to distinguish and discern differences in all colors.
  • Clear driving record.

 Licensure and Certification:

  • Possession of a valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License within three months of hiring.

An Apprentice Electrician for Denver Zoo will be registered with DORA, and is expected to work towards a Journeyman's certificate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position involves light lifting under 25lbs and also requires carrying, pushing, pulling, and occasional heavy lifting up to 60 lbs. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop, kneel or smell. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. Minimal crouching, crawling, climbing, and non-confined sitting are also required. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, volunteers, and other departments. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, chemicals and zoonosis. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a regular full-time hourly position with excellent benefits, including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, and a generous vacation package.

Completed applications must be submitted by August 16, 2017

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Advancement Services Manager

Job Location: Colorado Symphony Administrative Office, 1245 Champa, Denver, Colorado 80204

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Tessitura experience a must to apply for this position

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than August 18, 2017. Please use the subject line “Advancement Services Manager” No phone calls, please.

Basic Function: The position has the overall responsibility of managing the Tessitura database to include tracking and reporting of all individual, corporate and foundation partners.  Provide full services support for all Advancement campaigns, including tracking next steps, pledge commitments, solicitation strategy management and reporting. Will create and implement strategies to ensure individual and corporate giving revenue targets are hit, in direct consultation with Senior Managers and COO, while maintaining high flexibility in response to shifting priorities. If needed, represents the organization at public events to enhance relationships in the community and to build the donor base. Works collaboratively with all internal departments to achieve enhanced appreciation for and enriched understanding of music especially classical music as a vital means of expanding community engagement

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Tessitura Database Management

  1. Identify, develop, implement and maintain database policies and procedures related to all fundraising activities.
  2. Develop, implement, and manage internal systems to support prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, with strong emphasis on major gifts prospect management.

Tracking and Reporting

  1. Collaborate with the CEO, COO and Advancement staff to develop and generate reports regularly from Tessitura to ensure all have efficient, effective tracking systems to support Advancement activities, including:
    • Individual, Corporate and Foundation giving campaigns
    • Prospects, renewals, lapsed donors
    • Additional reports to support Committees of the Board
  2. Gift Processing
    • Interface with finance department and general-ledger accounting staff regarding gift entry, gift posting, fund creation, gift restrictions and audit reporting.
    • Generate acknowledgement letters; routing the letters to the Chief Operating Officer to review and sign. Make corrections while update database and mail letters immediately.
    • Responsible for maintaining accurate account data and updating contact information when necessary. 
  3. Donor Recognition
    • Responsible for updating Soundings and the Symphony Ball program with appropriate donor acknowledgement. Work with the Marketing Department and event coordinator in coordinating the timeline.
    • Annually coordinates the production of the Donor Recognition Plaque in the lobby.
    • Work with COO to create a project plan, then review YTD giving and track donor benefits for all donors giving in the database system.
  4. Collaboration  
    • Work with Advancement and other departments to identify funding opportunities and efficiency improvements that support CSA programs and revenue goals.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred or significant work experience.

Experience: 3+ Years working with Tessitura; 3+ years of experience in areas related to individual giving; 3+ years of experience in areas related to major gifts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Must have exceptional Tessitura knowledge; SQL and SSRS programming experience is preferred; Must have excellent written, verbal and analytic skills; Exceptional interpersonal skills, in person and phone, with patrons, trustees, staff and volunteers.

Consistent professionalism at the highest level with great donor sensitivity; Flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities; Demonstrated success in developing cultivation and solicitation strategies with knowledge of fundraising best practices; Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas, as well as autonomously managing projects; Knowledge of the Colorado Symphony’s season programs and offerings; Ability to create and improve operational efficiency; Able to work in a faced paced environment; Experience in non-profit performing arts industry preferred; Background in classical music preferred.

Equipment to be used: Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint applications, Tessitura & SharePoint.

Physical Demands: Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active administrative position and concert schedule including lifting to 25 lbs. of equipment.

Transportation:  Personal vehicle necessary to transport equipment to off-site events.

Availability: Evening and weekend hours required from time to time.

Senior Manager Accounting

Job Location: Colorado Symphony Administrative Office, 1245 Champa, Denver, Colorado 80204

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time

Reports to: CFO

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than August 18, 2017. Please use the subject line “Senior Manager Accounting” No phone calls, please.

Basic Function: To ensure the integrity of financial reports, analyze and summarize the financial results of the Colorado Symphony Association. The Senior Manager of Accounting manages the CSA’s accounting and financial functions.  Resolves daily financial questions and alerts senior management to issues of financial impact. The Senior Manager of Accounting works collaboratively with all internal departments to achieve enhanced appreciation for and enriched understanding of music, especially classical music as a vital means of expanding community engagement.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Daily Finance: Manages the month-end accounting process; Reconciles general ledger accounts; Determines accruals; Understands ticketing system and how it relates to the general ledger; Analyzes details researching discrepancies. Determines reasons for significant variances; Assists in preparation of financial statements and other management reports; Develops and maintains meaningful and professionally prepared managerial reports; Assists the Chief Financial Officer in effectively communicating financial information; Maintains and implements appropriate accounting processes and internal controls over accounting functions Company wide. Ensures staff compliance with accounting and organizational policies and procedures; Assists in preparation of budget spreadsheets.  Is a resource for managers, grant writers and the Chief Financial Officer in the budget preparation and reporting processes.  Provides financial information for grant applications; Prepares monthly Facility Development Admissions (seat tax) Returns; Provides risk-mitigation by ensuring adequate insurance coverage with prudent deductibles; Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements; Ensures strong customer service focus towards internal and external constitutes.

Payroll: Reviews biweekly payroll. Processes payroll related disbursements (e.g., retirement contributions, union disbursements, 403(b) payments); Ensures staff time is accurately reported; Acts as a back-up for the processing of payroll.

Audits, Tax Return & Outside Reporting: Coordinates all audits including the preparation of audit lead schedules and other work papers. Audits include 2 pension audits, financial audits for CSA and Symphony Fund, Workers Compensation, SCFD, and others as required; Prepares financial reports, applications and surveys for organizations such as SCFD, BMI, ASCAP, League of American Orchestras, and MSEC; Coordinates the preparation of tax returns and charitable solicitation registration.

Budget and Planning: Assists the CFO in developing and managing the department’s budget in accordance with guidelines set by the CFO; Approves all check/payment requests for all budgeted and non-budgeted expenses; Assists the CFO in finance reporting to the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.

Qualifications

EducationBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; CPA designation preferred.

Experience: 2+ years accounting experience preferred; Accounting experience in the nonprofit field preferred.

Equipment to be Used: Microsoft software including word and Excel applications. Financial Edge, Tessitura, and SharePoint knowledge preferred. 10-key calculator.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong organization, communication and leadership skills. Good listener, proactive, and collaborative problem-solver; Accurate and detail oriented; Ability to build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with all internal and external stakeholders; Strong customer service orientation and commitment to quality; Discipline to meet deadlines, decisive; Takes initiative; focus on solutions; self-starter; Strong computer skills to understand the organization’s standard operating system, word processing and spreadsheet applications, accounting system, payroll system, data management and Internet access; Understand and adhere to the need for confidentiality; Ability to work professionally in an occasionally stressful environment.

Availability: Evening and weekend hours required from time to time.

Education Programs Manager

Reporting to the Director of Education, the Education Programs Manager is responsible for staffing and administrating afterschool programming, as well as scheduling and teaching various dance classes/workshops and assemblies.

Specifically, the Education Programs Manager:

Workshops, Assemblies and Residencies: develops, schedules and teaches dance and dance integrated classes and workshops in a wide range of styles to a variety of age groups/abilities; schedules and facilitates the school assembly program; studies trends in dance education for students of all ages and levels; supports evaluation and reporting for programs.

After-School Programs: recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates teaching staff; serves as contact person for up to 30 teaching staff and numerous school teachers/administrators; distributes and collects attendance and student assessments/surveys; distributes dance clothing for 700+ students over a school year; supports evaluation and reporting for program.

Community Liaison: represents Colorado Ballet and dance/dance education in the cultural, education, and human service communities at appropriate venues, meetings and events; represents Colorado Ballet via social media channels; supports dance education community by offering Colorado Ballet staff training as well as professional development for educators in the community; works with other organizations to develop collaborative projects and partnerships to enhance arts education.

Qualifications: The Education Programs Manager will work closely with children, teachers, school administrators, and other partners in education and the arts.

  • Strong background in ballet, creative movement and other dance genres required
  • Ability to work with students of all ages and abilities required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dance, Education or related field preferred
  • Experience working in public schools preferred
  • Experience in classroom management and inclusive approach to dance education desired
  • Spanish proficiency desired
  • Flexible evening and weekend availability desired

Please submit a resume and cover letter to samantha.hyde@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. This position is full-time, salaried, and benefitted. Salary is commensurate with experience. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline: 5 p.m. on August 14, 2017

About Colorado Ballet
Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 57 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver.  Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Community Engagement programs.  Visit www.coloradoballet.org.

Part-time Seasonal Exhibit Interpreter

Department: Programs and Interpretation

Reports to: Director of School Programs and Interpretation

Direct Reports to: Interpretation Coordinator

FLSA Status: Seasonal; part-time positions at 16 hours/week

Salary: $11-$12/hour

Position Summary: Butterfly Pavilion is seeking individuals with an interest in education, superior customer service skills and a love of teaching guests about the natural world during our BUGtober events this October.  This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in public environmental education. These are seasonal, part-time position scheduled for approximately five weeks – beginning with an orientation on Monday, September 25, and working through Monday, October 31, 2017 – to staff exhibits and programs planned for Butterfly Pavilion’s BUGtober events, including evening and weekend events.

Essential Functions:

  • Interacting with Butterfly Pavilion guests as they visit all of our exhibits.
  • Facilitating play-based learning and providing educational information to guests of all ages.
  • Using live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to guests.
  • Creating meaningful interaction between the exhibit and guests for a deeper and more thoughtful experience and to make connections between exhibit topic and daily life.
  • Work alongside interpreters, interns and volunteers to provide high quality interpretation and enhance exhibit experiences.

Additional Duties:

  • Attending required branch and facility meetings.
  • Cross-training to provide interpretive support in other exhibits, as necessary.
  • Collaborating with volunteers and interns to ensure optimal guest experience.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, strong sense of fun, and patient
  • Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related fields is preferred

Experience:

  • Prior experience  in a customer service based role
  • Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a non-formal education/museum/education setting is preferred

Competencies:

  1. Build relationships
  2. Teamwork and cooperation
  3. Detail-oriented
  4. Communication skills
  5. Department knowledge
  6. Interpersonal skills
  7. Initiative
  8. Coaching and Developing

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibit Interpreter, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Exhibit Interpreter will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Exhibit Interpreter.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibit Interpreter, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

Part-Time Position: 16 hours/week scheduled Monday-Sunday, based on availability; evening and weekends may be required

Seasonal Exhibit Interpreter

Department: Programs and Interpretation

Reports to: Director of School Programs and Interpretation

Direct Reports to: Interpretation Coordinator

FLSA Status: Seasonal; two full-time positions at 40 hours/week

Salary: $11-$12/hour

Position Summary: Butterfly Pavilion is seeking individuals with an interest in education, superior customer service skills and a love of teaching guests about the natural world during our BUGtober events this October.  This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in public environmental education. These are seasonal, part-time position scheduled for approximately five weeks – beginning with an orientation on Monday, September 25, and working through Monday, October 31, 2017 – to staff exhibits and programs planned for Butterfly Pavilion’s BUGtober events, including evening and weekend events.

Essential Functions:

  • Interacting with Butterfly Pavilion guests as they visit all of our exhibits.
  • Facilitating play-based learning and providing educational information to guests of all ages.
  • Using live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to guests.
  • Creating meaningful interaction between the exhibit and guests for a deeper and more thoughtful experience and to make connections between exhibit topic and daily life.
  • Work alongside interpreters, interns and volunteers to provide high quality interpretation and enhance exhibit experiences.

Additional Duties:

  • Attending required branch and facility meetings.
  • Cross-training to provide interpretive support in other exhibits, as necessary.
  • Collaborating with volunteers and interns to ensure optimal guest experience.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, strong sense of fun, and patient
  • Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related fields is preferred

Experience:

  • Prior experience  in a customer service based role
  • Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a non-formal education/museum/education setting is preferred

Competencies:

  1. Build relationships
  2. Teamwork and cooperation
  3. Detail-oriented
  4. Communication skills
  5. Department knowledge
  6. Interpersonal skills
  7. Initiative
  8. Coaching and Developing

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibit Interpreter, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Exhibit Interpreter will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Exhibit Interpreter.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibit Interpreter, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

Full-Time Position: 40 hours/week scheduled Monday-Sunday, based on availability; evening and weekends may be required

Horticulture Research Associate

Job summary: Under direct supervision provides support to the Horticulture Research Program through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials. Applies appropriate research techniques and keeps accurate records of data collected. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures.

Career Type: Full-time

Location: York Street

Compensation: $19.00 per hour

Qualifications: A minimum of a Master’s degree in horticulture, botany or related field with three to five years of experience in plant research methods. Understanding of plant breeding, plant tissue culture, genetics and selection techniques are required; hands-on experience in one or more of these a plus. Knowledge of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge are essential. Must be detail oriented and able to follow directions. Experience with all horticultural tools and machinery is essential. Valid Colorado Driver’s License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License.

Benefits: Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA); a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Executive Director

Think 360 Arts is seeking an Executive Director to lead our nonprofit in sustaining the arts as a necessary component to a complete education, a vibrant economy and a dynamic community. Every day, we bring the arts to K-12 students, teachers and community organizations through arts-integrated learning opportunities as well as training and curriculum development for education professionals. Our mission is to lead Colorado in cultivating and sustaining the arts as essential to all learning through creative experiences for students and teachers.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION

Think 360 Arts is the 54-year old Colorado affiliate for the national Young Audiences organization. We create arts education programs, grounded in solid pedagogy, customized to meet the needs of our constituents, and sustained by broad-based community support. Think 360 Arts focuses on in-depth programming that helps children and their teachers learn to express themselves creatively, engage more deeply in learning, and grow personally. Our programs include: artist-in-residence school programs, after-school workshops; educational performances; and professional development workshops and seminars for classroom teachers and for professional teaching artists. In 2016, Think 360 Arts served more than 85 schools, 3,600 teachers and 47,900 children. More than 33% of our programs were presented in Title 1 schools. Think360 Arts has 70 trained and qualified teaching artists to whom we pay a living wage for their services.

Additionally, Think 360 Arts has earned income revenue strategies through providing booking and logistical support services to other arts organizations to promote arts programming as well as a creative aging program for retirement communities. These strategies align with our belief that the arts are critical for every part of life.

CORE COMPETENCIES

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the organization and works in partnership with the Board of Directors and the staff to provide leadership, vision and direction. The Executive Director implements policies and strategic plans approved by the Board, manages the organization's programs and operations, oversees and develops the organization’s professional staff, and represents the organization in the community. Specific management responsibilities include:

PLANNING: Implements, updates and reports on current strategic plans in areas of programming, fund development, maintaining key relationships, and operational goals.

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT: Directs the conceptualization, design, and implementation of fundraising strategies, as well as campaigns and events with the Think 360 Arts Board and staff to ensure and maintain effective acquisition of financial support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government.

PROGRAM OVERSIGHT: Oversees, with program managers, the implementation and evaluation of Think 360 Arts program initiatives and services to ensure that the artistic and educational programs of the organization serve the Think 360 Arts mission, and all contractual responsibilities of Think 360 Arts are met.

FINANCE: Ensures the adequacy, sustainability and integrity of the financial operations of Think 360 Arts including financial reporting, budgeting and analysis.

ADMINISTRATION; HUMAN RESOURCES: Oversees and takes responsibility for the management, mentorship and professional growth of all employees including hiring and termination, training, professional development, evaluation of performance, and compensation and benefits, all in accordance with Think 360 Arts personnel policies.

PUBLIC RELATIONS: As the primary spokesperson for the organization, works with staff and Board to develop a clear and consistent message to tell the organization’s story and to advocate for arts education and integration. Supports all Board, staff, and volunteers in being articulate spokespersons for the organization. Promotes support for and visibility of Think 360 Arts. Communicates with high level school, government, and arts personnel, and participates in key associations and organizations, serving on committees and advisory groups and speaking in public settings at key community events.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Regularly meets with and consults with Board Co-Chairs, Executive Committee and full Board to achieve the goals and mission of Think 360 Arts and to keep the Board apprised of financial, administrative and programming developments. Utilizes the Board’s strengths and skills to advance the stature and operational well-being of the organization. Works with all standing and ad hoc committees of the Board for strategic planning and other purposes.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passionate belief and understanding of the value of the arts in the education and lives of people, young and old.
  • Proven ability to lead an organization of comparable size and scope (approximately $600,000 annual operating budget) in meeting fundraising goals and managing budgets. 
  • 7-10 years related experience.
  • Understands the regulatory, governance and fiscal requirements associated with nonprofit organizations.
  • An understanding of advocacy guidelines and constraints as related to nonprofit work.
  • Able to lead and collaborate with a team of professionals and maintain the morale of the entire team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Some travel expected and evening work.
  • Strong programmatic experience in areas of arts and/or education.
  • Proven fundraising track record.
  • Demonstrated flexibility with the ability to multi-task (sees the big picture, and attends to operational details).
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of technology.  Experience in Salesforce.
  • Appropriate academic credentials and/or demonstrated experience.
  • For-profit business background and experience a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • High integrity, ethical and trustworthy.
  • Successfully completes a background check as a condition of employment.
  • Minimum Bachelor degree.  Preference for Master or Doctorate in a related field.       

SALARY & BENEFITS - This is a full-time, exempt position.

  • Salary $70,000 per year, flexible based on experience and qualifications.
  • Health, dental benefits, and 401k are provided.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

Please send resume, cover letter demonstrating your qualifications for this opportunity, salary history/requirements, and list of 3 references electronically by 5:00pm, August 25th, 2017 to careers@think360arts.org

- NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE -

Think 360 Arts is an equal opportunity employer and seeks workforce diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, culture, gender, gender expression, military service, age, sexual orientation and physical abilities. For more information on Think 360 Arts please visit our website, think360arts.org. Think 360 Arts is a member of the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network and Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

Think 360 Arts for Learning
135 Park Avenue West
Denver, Colorado 80205
Ph: 720-904-8890 Fax: 720-904-8894

Manager of Guest Services

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time Manager of Guest Services.

Position: Manager of Guest Services

Department: Guest Services

FLSA Status: Exempt, full-time

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday; includes Wednesday evening shifts and one Tuesday night each month; Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs

Salary range: $30,000-$35,000 (commiserate with experience)

Open:  July 6, 2017

Close:  Open until filled

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Manage the Guest Services Associate team (8-12 staff members), ensuring that staff members capitalize on sales opportunities, deliver outstanding guest service, and efficiently & accurately administer ticket and membership sales processes
  • Schedule and supervise the Guest Services Associate staff to cover all admissions and membership sales operations
  • Manage turnover among Guest Services Associates by connecting with staff and creating a culture of high performance and commitment
  • Provide orientation, training and ongoing development opportunities to new Guest Services staff
  • Remain familiar with the department’s financial goals and work to increase sales and lower costs
  • Provide training and monitor Guest Services staff for adherence to established opening, closing and emergency procedures, including verifying and balancing cash drawers
  • Provides and/or supports customer service training efforts for all Guest Services staff
  • Manage and support front desk operations as necessary
  • Manage budget associated with front desk operations
  • Support opening and closing procedures for all admission and retail operations
  • Oversee quality assurance to ensure guest service standards are being met or exceeded within guest service operations
  • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve overall guest experience
  • Works closely with the Senior and Associate Directors of Guest Services to create exemplary and seamless experiences for all Museum Guests
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events and exhibit schedules
  • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years guest services and admission operation experience, with supervision responsibilities including managing staff within a retail or admissions environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred
  • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
  • Ability to qualify to drive Museum vehicles
  • Ability to pass Museum background check

Qualifications

  • Excellent cash handling skills with experience in opening, closing and balancing register tills
  • Ability to manage effectively in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent guest service
  • Excellent time management, leadership and communication skills
  • Understanding budget management, record keeping and retail reporting
  • Demonstrated leadership experience; excellent interpersonal skills with co-workers and the public
  • Demonstrated customer service experience; excellent problem solving skills

Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

Kimberly Zies
Associate Director of Guest Services
Fax: 303-433-9520
Email: kimberlyz@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Manager of Guest Services” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Executive Director

Through the power of music, Augustana Arts illuminates the soul and connects communities. In changing times, we honor the past and explore the future with a spirit of innovation.  Augustana Arts creates opportunities to inspire and educate through music. 

The Executive Director of Augustana Arts is a full-time, non-benefited, salary position that is responsible for human resources, development, fundraising, advertising, and fiscal management of the organization.  Duties include, but are not limited to, hiring and managing employees and contractors, marketing and development strategies and implementation, Board development and management, and volunteer coordination and management.  The position works closely with the Production Manager, Music Directors, and Boards of Directors to continue to grow a fantastic musical arts organization that serves more than 10,000 people annually.

Summary of Executive Director Job Duties:

Board Development:

  • Coordinate with Governing and Development Boards to recruit and train new and current members with the goal of an educated and well-rounded group of individuals in both the governing board and development board
  • Coordinate with Board President and Secretary to schedule and run Board meetings
  • Be prepared for all board meetings and communicate with Board at appropriate times to provide informational updates about the wellbeing of the organization
  • Build and maintain a skills matrix to identify areas of need for the Boards

Marketing & Advertising:

  • Create and implement an annual marketing strategy for concerts, season ticket sales, and fundraising events
  • Build and maintain a robust online presence including social media and other new media
  • Organize a reasonable strategy for audience development utilizing the musicians of Stratus Chamber Orchestra and Colorado Men’s/Women’s Chorales
  • Maintain and/or hire help to keep organizational website up-to-date and relevant for patrons

Fundraising & Development:

  • Grow the number and quality of patrons and donors for the organization through good development practices
  • Collaborate with Boards, staff, and musicians to target new potential patrons and donors for the organization
  • Collaborate with Development Board to formulate effective fundraising activities/events
  • Write grants to support the multiple programs for the organization.
  • Grow and maintain a robust group of volunteers to assist the organization for concerts, events, and other activities

Concerts:

  • Collaborate with Production Manager and Music Directors to plan and implement all concerts
  • Attend all concerts and be the face of organization to patrons
  • Manage front of house and necessary volunteer activities for each concert including box office, ushering, ticket taking, clean up, etc.
  • Manage pre-sales and season ticketing for all performances
  • Maintain online ticketing platform (currently Patron Manager/SalesForce)

City Strings:

  • Work with teachers, schools, and community sites to create an accurate schedule for each class
  • Create and maintain a substantial list of substitute teachers.  Hire substitute teachers as necessary for classes
  • Post open teacher positions and hire new teachers as necessary
  • Prepare monthly payroll for teachers and substitutes
  • Perform annual inventory of instruments, check out instruments to teachers/students, and schedule repairs as necessary

Human Resources:

  • Hire and manage the Production Manager and necessary independent contractors to provide adequate assistance for the organization’s success
  • As organization expands, make recommendations to the Governing Board for new employee and independent contractor positions
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to hire Music Director positions for Stratus Chamber Orchestra and Colorado Men’s/Women’s Chorales if/when necessary
  • Hire and manage City Strings teachers and program activities.

Fiscal Management:

  • Collaborate with Production Manager, Music Directors, and Board to develop and manage an annual budget
  • Maintain accounting for organization, and/or hire bookkeeper to maintain the organization’s accounting
  • Prepare and pay monthly payroll for employees

Other duties:

  • Stay current on best practices for organizations such as Augustana Arts.  Make recommendations to staff and Board if significant changes are necessary.
  • Plan staff and musician gatherings to build camaraderie across the organization.
  • Other duties as required

Starting wage for this position is at market equivalent based on candidate’s experience.  Candidates with music background, development, and executive experience are encouraged to apply.

Cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and references must be sent to:

Augustana Arts, Executive Director
EDsearch@AugustanaArts.org

No phone calls please.

School Programs Manager

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time School Programs Manager.

Department: Education
FLSA Status: Exempt, full-time

Schedule:                         
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs

Salary range: $33,000-$35,000

Open: June 21, 2017
Close: Open until filled

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Set vision, priorities, and yearly goals for the Museum’s programs for school audiences. Strategically drive positive results in program attendance, student outcomes, instructional practice, and team capacity.
  • Ensure School Programs and the staff who deliver them are exemplars of excellence and developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education and active learning.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and coach professional Museum Educators (5 staff members). Lead, develop and motivate this high-performing team around strategic priorities, and ensure accountability. Recognize and resolve conflicts through diplomacy.
  • Oversee the development, scheduling, implementation and evaluation of Museum School Programs (including student field trips, outreach programs, family access nights) and Museum Day Camps.
  • Supervise curriculum development and revision for all School Programs and Day Camps. Effectively interpret and apply relevant national and Colorado State Academic Standards to program development and evaluation.
  • Manage and lead the Museum’s Growing Scientist program. [Growing Scientists is an inquiry-based, early childhood science enrichment program supporting STEM learning in seven local public schools.] Cultivate and manage essential partnerships for this program, including Denver Public Schools and Adams 12 Five Star School District; individual schools, building principals and classroom teachers; students and families, the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Butterfly Pavilion.
  • Develop and deliver pedagogically sound and content-rich teacher professional development trainings in support of the Growing Scientists program goals.
  • Manage budget in program areas, including revenue goals, expense budget, and all tracking and reporting for grants related to Growing Scientists and School Programs.
  • Manage Museum’s scholarship and access program for schools serving low-income students; with the School Programs Reservation Specialist, oversee attendance goals and work with Development and Finance Departments to monitor scholarship funds for programs and student transportation.
  • Support Museum Low Sensory Mornings and Family Access Night programming for families of children with disabilities and other priority audiences; cultivate and manage relationships and communication with partner organizations.
  • Serve as member of the Education Department’s senior leadership team. Contribute to Museum floor coverage, staff training, program facilitation, special events, and Education Team initiatives as needed.
  • Open and close the Museum daily with Education team; clean and reset exhibits throughout the day as needed.
  • Supervise School Programs Reservations Specialist (scheduling, communication and logistics) and oversee room and resource assignments for programs.
  • Train and serve as “Manager on Duty” for the Museum; assume required leadership, customer service and emergency response responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum one year leadership and supervisory experience
  • Minimum of one year experience developing and facilitating educational programs in science or STEM education and/or early childhood
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
  • Ability to qualify to drive Museum vehicles
  • Ability to pass Museum background check

Qualifications

  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a high-performing team around strategic priorities. Expertise in staff training, empowerment, and accountability. Experience coaching adult professionals and delivering feedback.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and implement high-quality, educational programs for early childhood and school-aged children.
  • Strong experience in planning, presenting and facilitating professional development to teachers. Specific expertise in early childhood pedagogy, STEM education and inquiry-based science education.
  • Demonstrated experience recognizing and resolving conflicts or potentially controversial situations through diplomacy.
  • Flexible and energetic. Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service and respond with professionalism and competence in a busy, public-facing leadership role.
  • Ability to manage a budget, organize time and prioritize tasks on multiple assignments, and balance workload effectively.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and with a degree of ambiguity in a complex, dynamic environment.

Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

Sarah Brenkert, M.S.Ed.
Senior Director of Education and Evaluation
Fax: 303-433-9520
Email: sarahb@cmdenver.org
Please title subject line “School Programs Manager.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Executive Producer

Summary of Job Duties

**This posting will remain open until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants are obtained, however is subject to close at any time without prior notice. Thank you**

Under the direction of the Cultural Services Division Manager, the Executive Producer of the Aurora Fox Arts Center (AFAC) functions as: the artistic director of the city-run theater company that performs there; the business manager for all of the city-offered programming in the building and other locations where the theater company may perform; and the operations manager for the building. Management of the facility includes, but is not limited to , participating in the development and implementation of internal productions and other programming, rentals, managing the center's budget and supervision of staff.  Vital to the position is a commitment to improving access to live theater for Aurora, CO, one of the countries most diverse communities. 

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

Department Information
Originally built in 1946, the Aurora Fox Arts Center was Aurora's only "movie palace" serving the needs of a growing population and military personnel stationed at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital and Lowry Air Force Base.  Throughout the 1950's and 1960's the Fox Theater with its Art Moderne entrance and 61-foot neon sign was a popular destination for children and adults.  The 1970's, however, witnessed a period of decline for the Fox as new commercial areas opened and people began flocking to these new shopping centers with acres of parking and improved movie houses.  The fate of the Fox as a movie theater was sealed when a disastrous fire in 1981 caused extensive fire and water damage, but between 1983 and 1985, civic groups, the city of Aurora and private companies worked together to fund a restoration and rehabilitation of the theater.  The building reopened on March 8, 1985 as the Aurora Fox Arts Center, permanent home for the Aurora Fox Theater Company and rental home for several local performing arts organizations.
 
Today, the Fox is the grand dame of the city's recently established Aurora Cultural Arts District, and her sole resident arts organization is an award winning professional theatre company operated by the city of Aurora's Cultural Services Division.  The Fox (which is the abbreviated named for both the building and the city-run theater company in residence there) is a member of Actors' Equity Association, Small Professional Theater Tier 1.  The theater employs four full time staff and includes two performance spaces: a 230 seat proscenium theater and a 73 seat corner thrust black box theater. Operations include a main stage season of 5 fully produced shows, a children's theater program, various classes and guest productions.  The Fox is firmly committed to diverse and colorblind casting, culturally specific programming and the pursuit of innovation.

*The first screening of applications received will occur on Monday, June 26, 2017 and each Monday after until position is filled.*

For the full job description, visit: http://jobs.auroragov.org/program-supervisor/job/6941190

Museum Associate

At the Children’s Museum of Denver Marsico Campus it is our mission to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood.  Our team strives to create guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

Museum Associates deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum, maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits, facilitating museum programs, and supporting Education Department operations and programming initiatives. Associates represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor, answer questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties, and assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

We have openings for part-time positions ranging between 16-20 hours per week, with variable schedules. The Museum is open seven days/week. Museum Associates are required to work at least one weekend shift per week. Typical shifts are 5 - 7.5 hours.

Pay Range:  starts $11.00 per hour

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
  • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with the public (adults and children of all ages)
  • Ability to take on all responsibilities of the position, including light cleaning duties, with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.
  • Physical requirements including bending, squatting, reaching, walking, kneeling, stooping, crouching and standing, as well as sitting on child-size equipment, lifting and carrying supplies,  chairs, and other. Specific vision requirements include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Specific dexterity requirements include ability to use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands or arms.

The Children’s Museum of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to larar@cmdenver.org

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Lara Rushing
Education Staffing and Training Manager
The Children's Museum of Denver
2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

Trolley Staff (several openings) & Supervisor (one opening)

Title: Trolley Staff  Pay: $13/hour (no benefits)

Title: Trolley Staff Supervisor   Pay: $15/hour (no benefits)

The Denver Tramway Heritage Society is a 501(c)(3) membership-based, non-profit organization that operates the Denver Trolley along Denver’s South Platte River between Confluence Park and Old West Colfax Avenue. The Trolley is managed, operated, and maintained primarily by volunteers. The regular operating season is Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, in addition to special operations. This is a full-time or half-time, seasonal position (during the DT’s regular riverfront operating season).

DUTIES

  • Public outreach (marketing) and ticket sales at DT stops along the line, including cash sales and credit card sales using a “Square” credit card reader (for use with smartphones).
  • Completing “start-up tasks” prior to first Trolley trip of the day to include:
    • Setting up signage and items related to ticket sales (e.g. canopy, table, chairs, signage, etc.) at stops along the line before each day’s operations.
    • Readying the Trolley for operation, including but not limited to: starting engine, performing safety checks, and checking that equipment is in place and operating properly, and monitoring fuel level and alerting designated operating authorities when additional fuel is required.
    • Cleaning the Trolley car before each day’s operation.
    • Sweeping the boarding platform at the Confluence Park station.
    • Making a maintenance trip with the Trolley before the first trip with passengers (unless a charter is scheduled) including but not limited to:
      • Checking the car and track for safety issues.
      • Removing debris from the tracks at recreation path and road crossings.
      • Picking up trash and trimming grass/weeds along the right-of-way and tidying the area around the caboose.
      • Sweeping platform areas other than the Confluence Park station as needed.
  • Completing “end of day tasks” after the final Trolley trip of the day including but not limited to:
    • Retrieving and storing signage and other items related to ticket sales.
    • Shutting down and securing the Trolley.
    • Reconciling and recording ticket sales and cash received.
    • Completing daily paperwork (Daily Trip Report and Daily Deposit Slip) and depositing the daily receipts in the safe.
    • Reporting to the Trolley Operations Supervisor any items in need of repair or maintenance.
  • Serving as the Motorman or Conductor to operate the Trolley car when volunteers are not available.
    • Motorman is responsible for safely starting, operating and stopping the Trolley.
    • Conductor is in overall charge of the operation of the Trolley and delivers an historical narrative to the passengers during the trip.
    • All operations will be conducted in accordance with the latest version of the Denver Trolley Operations Manual.
  • Other duties as assigned.  Examples could include, but are not limited to:
    • Operating charter trips with the Trolley in the hours immediately before/after normal public operations. Charters will generally be scheduled between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m., and 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    • Other marketing or public relations efforts.

SCHEDULE

  • Full-time (40 hrs. per week) and half-time (20 hrs. per week) applicants will be considered.
  • Working days are Thursday through Monday (5 days per week for full-time employees and alternating 2 or 3 days per week for half-time employees).
  • Work shift is 8 hours per day, not including a half-hour lunch break. Start times will vary from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and ending times from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Some additional flexibility in start/finish times may be required on occasion to accommodate special operations.
  • The Trolley’s regular riverfront operating season begins Memorial Day weekend (Thursday, May 25, 2017) and ends on Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2017).  Applicants should be available for the entire operating season unless alternate arrangements are made prior to accepting employment.
  • Paid, on-site training will be provided. The training schedule will be determined in consultation with applicants.  Successful applicants will be required to pass a certification exam upon completion of training in order to assume their duties.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Applicants must be in good health and in sound physical condition.
  • Applicants must possess a valid automobile driver’s license to verify vision and the ability to operate a vehicle.
  • Applicants must be able to lift and carry 25-pound fuel cans and empty them into Trolley fuel tank.
  • Applicants must be able to climb up and down the Trolley steps multiple times each day when boarding/alighting from the Trolley and must be able to assist passengers into and out of the car.
  • Dress code:  applicants must present a neat and clean public appearance and will be required to wear the standard DT Operator’s uniform specified in the DT Operations Manual (black or navy pants or knee length shorts, white uniform shirt, black or navy socks, black shoes plus Motorman’s hat).  Note that the DT will provide the hat and two uniform shirts; other items are the applicant’s responsibility.
  • Other equipment:  applicants must have a working cell phone in their possession while on duty.
  • The Denver Trolley is an alcohol, drug and tobacco free workplace and by accepting employment, applicants agree to undergo drug and/or alcohol testing upon request.
  • Applicants will be subject to a background check through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

OVERTIME

  • Overtime is expected to be minimal, but will be paid at the rate of 1.5 times basic wage for hours in excess of 40 per week.
  • Overtime is not paid on holidays.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@denvertrolley.org.

Production Manager

Augustana Arts is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit musical arts conglomerate and will celebrate its 20th anniversary season starting in September 2017. The organization hosts three performing groups – Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Men’s Chorale, Colorado Women’s Chorale – a Concert Series, and City Strings, an after-school musical education program for Denver’s underserved children. Combined the organization presents approximately 20 concerts each season throughout the Denver metro area.

The Production Manager of Augustana Arts is a full-time hourly, non-benefited position that is responsible for the behind-the-scenes planning and implementation of all Augustana Arts programs and educational activities. Duties include, but are not limited to orchestra personnel management, library work, contracting musicians and ensembles, collaborating with music directors, and concert planning and management. The position works closely with the Executive Director, Music Directors, and City Strings teachers to continue to grow a fantastic musical arts organization that serves more than 10,000 people annually.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A welcoming and warm personality with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong multitasking skills and is comfortable working in diverse and potentially high pressure settings such as in offices, schools, and stage management for concerts
  • Highly organized and forward thinking, and able to plan activities months or even years in advance
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with an orchestra, with preference given to prior stage and production management skills especially with professional orchestras
  • Passionate about music education especially instrumental education of children
  • Formal college music education, with preference given for orchestral instrumentalists
  • Reliable transportation
  • Can pass a background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Musical background with experience managing concerts, music library work, and personnel management
  • Has strong connections in the Denver music market including peer relationships with orchestral instrumentalists and/or choirs
  • Computer savvy and able to leverage technology to solve problems

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this leadership position by sending a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three job related professional references via e-mail to: PMsearch@AugustanaArts.org. Attn: Production Manager Position

Applications will only be accepted electronically, and applicants are encouraged to use PDF formats for application submission.  Please do not call the Augustana Arts office to inquire about this position. All questions related to the position may be sent to the same e-mail address above.

Augustana Arts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital, parental, or military status.