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SCFD periodically has opportunities for students interested in Academic Internships. Please contact the SCFD office at scfd@scfd.org with your information and to check on availability. Check out the SCFD Academic Internship description for more information.

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Only SCFD funded organizations and select partner agencies are eligible for submitting their job postings to this Board. If you would like to submit your posting, please email the position information, including application deadline, to scfd@scfd.org.

SCFD Office Manager

Job Classification: Non-exempt
Job Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week; benefits include paid health insurance, parking, PERA, optional employee 401(k) and 457, dental, vision and insurance plans
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: $40,000-$45,000

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is seeking an Office Manager. The successful candidate will be an individual who possesses integrity, reliability, demonstrates initiative, enjoys closure, and is conscientious, organized and takes responsibility for a job well done. This position requires an ability to manage stress in a fast-paced organization coupled with an ability to see what needs to get done and take the initiative to do it. It also requires the ability to work effectively in a small team setting and the capacity to solve problems productively. This individual will pay close attention to detail to ensure operational efficiency, accuracy, credibility and strong customer service. An interest in the arts and/or sciences, sense of humor and positive attitude are also helpful. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Required Core Competencies:

  • Understand, implement and follow policies and rules and effectively communicate these to others
  • Develop intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships with a variety of external individuals and organizations
  • Ability to use discretion with confidential and sensitive information and documents
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail, both in written and verbal communication
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, and website maintenance
  • Proficient in writing, editing and proofreading; including grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Strong oral communication skills in a variety of settings and group sizes
  • High level of professionalism with a strong work ethic; accountable and responsible
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with and support multiple team members
  • A creative mind with ability to suggest improvements

Essential Duties:

Board Management (30%)

  • Establish annual board meetings schedule, and manage all aspects of monthly and special public board meetings to include venue logistics, lunch orders, and required equipment
  • Copy, assemble and distribute monthly board meeting packets
  • Take and transcribe minutes of board meetings, obtain signatures on minutes and other documents
  • Gather Board RSVPs to various events

Executive Assistance (20%)

  • Assist in scheduling meetings for the Executive Director and ensure his/her calendar is accurate and up-to-date
  • Assist in logistics of travel arrangements for out-of-town conferences/meetings
  • Provide support as needed

General Administration (30%)

  • Maintain and facilitate daily operations during office hours, 8:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Provide administrative support to SCFD board and staff in a small team, high output environment
  • Monitor and order supplies, keep all office equipment in working order to support office efficiency and productivity; distribute in-coming and prepare out-going mail, record and replenish postage
  • Maintain and update website and other information systems, including hardware and software
  • Maintain public records, public requests for information and other documents; post meeting notice
  • Coordinate creation and execution of free day cards with Tier I organizations
  • Manage office calendar and rentals of SCFD marketing materials and mascot costumes
  • Troubleshoot office equipment problems and coordinate with IT contractors to rectify issues
  • Reconcile company credit card and receipts on monthly basis
  • Design and update filing systems and office procedures

Grant Management & Communications (20%)

  • Support grant fund distribution process including maintaining and updating website calendars, posting guidelines, directions, and other application materials
  • Field questions from grant applicants and cultural council members and direct them to appropriate staff
  • Provide support for annual grant workshops and trainings
  • Compile and distribute a variety of communications, e.g. monthly newsletter, press releases
  • Manage electronic communications and provide information to the public, constituent organizations, and county cultural councils

Educational and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years administrative work experience in a fast-paced, professional office setting
  • Experience and/or exposure to grant making processes is preferred
  • Knowledge of the SCFD a plus
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license with good driving record
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred

NOTE: Duties, responsibilities and accountabilities may be modified at any time. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands: Sedentary to moderate physical work depending upon assignment; may require ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 pounds; may require lifting and carrying objects, regular standing, and walking; may require bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and climbing; eye/hand coordination for computer operation; may require eye/hand/foot coordination for operation of motor vehicle; vision to read reports and other written material; frequent speech and hearing to maintain communication with employees and constituents.
Work Environment: Works in a clean, quiet, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used: Standard business and professional equipment and tools including computers.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to scfd@scfd.org with the subject “Office Manager Position.”  No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District is an equal opportunity employer. The SCFD serves a diverse cultural community and public, and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Venue Sales Manager

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Venue Sales Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the Museum’s venue sales program.                         

FLSA Status:  Exempt
Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, weekends and evenings as necessary
Rate:  Based on experience                                    

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Develop, manage, sell, staff and facilitate all efforts related to the Museum’s Venue Sales program
  • Create and maintain meaningful community relationships and cultivate new clients through ongoing networking and participation in industry related organizations
  • Maintain reservation priorities and conflict free scheduling
  • Manage and supervise support staff as needed
  • Meet or exceed established budget goals
  • Develop and manage budgets for the program’s effective operation
  • Negotiate contractual agreements and associated billings, obligations, schedules and commitments
  • Database maintenance related to venue rentals
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Job Requirements

  • Assertive, team oriented, creative, high energy, outgoing, calm and flexible attitude a must
  • Relevant sales, negotiation and promotional experience
  • Experience in special events, rentals, marketing or other related areas preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to multitask in an ever-changing environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Basic computer operation, including database experience and MS Office
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Speak, read and write English fluently, bilingual preferred
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds  as needed to stage events with tables, chairs and other equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non-profits preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Event staffing and volunteer supervision and scheduling

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Lori Hall
Human Resources
LoriH@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Venue Sales 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.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at 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.

Grounds Specialist/Maintenance Technician

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Grounds Specialist/Maintenance Technician to ensure the campus is in great condition and is welcoming to guests in the morning.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours/week; Flexible schedule, TBD; additional hours may be required for events and special projects
Rate:  $11 per hour
Open:  December 2, 2017
Close:  When position is filled

Responsibilities and Essential Function

  • Operate leaf blower to clear all walkways, driveway and plaza
  • Power wash patio tables, walkways and equipment
  • Campus and park trash pick-up
  • Snow removal
  • Weed pulling and spraying
  • Landscape material  maintenance and replacement
  • Irrigation oversight  and general watering
  • Lawn mowing and trimming
  • Support routine light and filter changes
  • Special projects as needed including general repairs and daily maintenance needs  throughout the Museum
  • Shipping & Receiving oversight and coordination
  • General painting and touch-ups

Job Requirements

  • Familiarity with small machines, i.e. mowers, blowers, chainsaw, string trimmer etc.
  • Must be able to work with basic tools i.e. hand tools, landscaping tools, drills, ladders etc.
  • Basic understanding of landscaping and irrigation systems
  • Confident and motivated  self starter with an eye for quality and detail
  • Ability to communicate with staff, volunteers  and guests in a direct and respectful manner
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be able to lift, load and unload equipment and supplies, up to 60lbs
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to work predominately outside and in potentially hot, cold or wet weather conditions

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Francisco Ocampo
Associate Director of Facilities
CiscoO@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Ground Specialist/Maintenance Tech.” No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, 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 at 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.

Director of Strategic Communications

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Website: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx#directorofstratcomm
Posting Date: December 5, 2017
Application Deadline: January 8, 2018

Position Description:
The Director of Strategic Communications is a major contributor to the Client Development team and is responsible for advancing TRG Arts’ brand awareness and position as a thought leader in the industry.  TRG Arts’ communications strategy must generate interest and action to drive new business revenue.  The Director will be responsible for leading communications initiatives that inspire prospects and potential partners to contact TRG Arts.  This role also serves as our “eyes and ears” in the field, helping the company stay abreast of activity in the arts sector.  This position will work directly with TRG Arts’ President and CEO, all members of the Client Development team and most members of the Client Service team.  It will be important for the person in this role to be a team player and to work independently when the situation calls for it.

Travel: Domestic and international travel possible.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; fully benefitted.

Find more details here: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx

How to apply:
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:
TRG Arts Recruiting 
careers@trgarts.com

90 S. Cascade Avenue, Ste. 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
www.trgarts.com

Museum Associate

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 Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum, maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

Position: Museum Associate                        
FLSA Status: Part Time
Schedule: 16 – 20 hours/week which is variable with the ability to work at least one weekend shift per week
Rate:  $11.00/hour            

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • 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
  • Supporting Education Department operations and programming initiatives
  • Represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor by answering questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
  • Assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

Job Requirements

  • 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

Qualifications

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Rachel Hautzinger
Education Staffing and Training Manager
rachelh@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Museum Associate” 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.

Data Services Manager

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Website: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx
Posting Date: November 29, 2017
Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

Position Description:
The Data Services Manager is an active member of the Client Service team responsible for the management of TRG’s data services clients, which includes Community Networks. 

In this position, you will become a data expert and learn the ins and outs of the TRG Data Center.  You will service the firm’s portfolio of direct response and data services clients and help them achieve results. This individual will be responsible for the strategic management of data clients, maintaining and growing client retention, and profitability.  Through excellent customer service and project management, you will serve as the central point of data client communications.

Find more details here: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx

How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter via email specifying how you meet the required qualifications to:                         

TRG Arts Recruiting
careers@trgarts.com

90 S. Cascade Ave.
Suite 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
www.trgarts.com

Marketing & Graphic Design Associate

Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Our mission is to present superior quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training and education, as well as community engagement programs that enhance the cultural life of our community.

Job Summary
The Marketing & Graphic Design Associate is responsible for designing Colorado Ballet’s digital and print promotional materials and advertisements, and assists with marketing activities including creating e-mail marketing campaigns, updating the website, and helping to support general marketing department efforts. The Marketing and Graphic Design Associate reports to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and works collaboratively with Colorado Ballet’s advertising and media buying agencies. He/she will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances, as well as supporting design needs of Colorado Ballet’s other departments including Development, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional graphic design and marketing experience required
  • Very proficient with Adobe design programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience using Adobe CC preferred
  • Experience writing HTML and updating websites utilizing a content management system
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to consistently deliver high quality work
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, public relations or other related field
  • Must have a passion for non-profit arts, performing arts and/or cultural organizations

Duties and Job Functions
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design print collateral and digital media assets for Colorado Ballet performances, Colorado Ballet Academy, special events, outreach programs, and fundraising activities (Design projects will entail using existing design elements and brand standards, as well as creating new design concepts to support the company’s marketing efforts.)
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager with various marketing projects throughout the season
  • Work collaboratively with advertising agency and PR & Marketing Manager to create and implement season creative concepts and brand standards
  • Incorporate the creative look and feel of each seasonal campaign into Colorado Ballet’s marketing materials
  • Design and deliver print and digital advertisements
  • Create digital graphics for use on Colorado Ballet’s website and e-blasts
  • Edit photos for use in promotional materials
  • Assist with the creation of e-newsletters (some HTML knowledge is needed)
  • Assist with managing the website and updating copy and content as needed
  • Some early, late and weekend hours will be necessary.

Application
Please submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary expectations to hr@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Communications 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.

Denver Zoo’s External Relations Department has an opportunity for a full time Communications Manager to lead the communications team in developing external communications content for Denver Zoo for various B2C and B2B audiences. Ideal candidate will have the expertise to effectively tell our stories in a compelling, exciting and educational way. Specific communications responsibilities include: strategic promotional planning and development, social media content planning and development, media events, media relations content development, primary media spokesperson, website content development, promotional video production, research, crisis communications management, writing assignments and day-to-day office tasks.  This position has two direct reports: Social Media and Marketing Coordinator and Public Relations Coordinator.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
    • Leads all aspects of the communications program including planning comprehensive communications plans with components such as Social Media, media relations, online content and external publicity events.
    • Manages media relations activities including: creating and developing press events, writing, editing and distribution of news releases and press conference, interviews and coverage reports. Manages Zoo media archives and records. Other media relations activities include:
      • Develops and manages press kits and specialty publication projects in tandem with major exhibit openings.
      • Ideates, develops and facilitates news media, freelance, magazine and trade publication editorial opportunities for the zoo. 
      • Monitors and measures news coverage and related wildlife issues received by the zoo and related organizations. Including monitoring, measuring broadcast media impressions from national video monitoring service and news clippings, calculating media value to the zoo.
  • Manages the PR Coordinator and production of PR material including press events, videos and promotions.
  • Communications activities including:
    • Developing comprehensive plans that incorporate strategies and tactics for online content generation (website, video, etc.), Social Media and media relations.
    • Planning and producing the elements for the plans, contracting and directing freelance writers, videographers, photographers, editors, etc.
    • Directing the activities of Social Media Coordinator, aligning efforts with plan.
    • Being the Zoo lead on communications, planning and leading internal meetings to promote the department’s idea and generate feedback and align cross-functional team efforts.
  • Manages and interprets restricted information.  Answers inquiries, complaints and extremely sensitive questions from the public and media.  Uses discretion, weighs and analyzes the merits of inquiries from public and private sectors for use of images for the zoo.
  • Prepares and manages annual budget relating to areas of responsibility.
  • Writes and generates articles for Denver Zoo publications.
  • Concepts and produces promotional videos to support the mission and Zoo brand
  • 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.
  • Serves as primary spokesperson with on-call duties shared with the VP of Marketing and Communications.
  • With VP of Marketing & Communications, helps develop the comprehensive overall Marketing/Communications Plan to achieve department goals and objectives.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a flexible schedule including holidays, weekends and evenings to assure coverage.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 8-10 years relevant experience.
  • 3-5 years people/team leadership experience.
  • Video production experience for creating video news releases and promotional videos.
  • Excellent customer services skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking skills.
  • Respect for confidentiality.
  • Energetic person willing to work in teams and individually.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and the Internet.

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 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 December 13, 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

Grounds Technician

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 Horticulture and Grounds Department has an opportunity for a full time Grounds Technician to maintain the zoo grounds.  Responsibilities include trash disposal, turf maintenance and snow removal.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
    • Performs trash and dumpster routes throughout the zoo. 
    • Operates the sweeper, and leaf blower to ensure all visitor pathways are clear of debris.
    • Picks up litter throughout the zoo.
    • Performs turf maintenance activities including, but not limited to, mowing, aerating, trimming, laying sod and fertilizing. 
    • Participates in snow removal operations and is available to work certain weekends and holidays as an on-call status for snow removal.
    • Operates light to heavy equipment used for maintenance, clean-up, and minor/major hardscaping projects.
    • Assists Horticultural Support Division and Horticulturists with minor/major projects as directed.
    • Performs pre/post trip vehicle inspection on equipment for such things as fluid levels, leaks, condition of hoses and belts, tire pressure, lights, and all related areas.  Cleans and cares for all tools and equipment needed for job assignments.
    • 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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Trains subordinate volunteers and seasonal employees to assist in all related operations.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or a GED Certificate
  • Skilled in the operation of equipment such as Bobcat, front end loader, high lift, tillers, trimmers, blowers, sprayers, and snow removal equipment.  Knowledgeable in the safe operation of such equipment.
  • Skilled in operating equipment used for turf and landscape maintenance.
  • Ability to identify problems and provide adequate information, including alternative solutions regarding problematic situations to the supervisor.
  • Proficiency in both written and oral communication skills; Ability to read, interpret, and apply organizational policy and procedures and other written guidelines to work functions, and to work independently. 
  • Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.  Skill in understanding and following oral, illustrated, written or demonstrated instructions.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment for self and others.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to care for and properly maintain Denver Zoo property including but not limited to radios, equipment, and vehicles.
  • 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 50 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 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 December 13, 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

Stage Hand

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for the position of Stage Hand/Stage Crew for the repertory season running January - May 2018.

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Production team backstage throughout technical rehearsals
  • Prepping scenic elements and props before and after each production
  • Performing duties as a member of the run crew during all performances
  • Assisting with scenic changeovers before and after each performance, as necessary

Required skills:

  • Professional theatrical run crew / backstage experience
    • Experience with repertory theatre and scenic changeovers preferred
    • Ability to use power tools
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply basic rigging principles

Additional requirements:

  • Must be self-directed and assume responsibility for completing tasks and projects within deadlines
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced timeline
  • Proficient in application of artistic creativity and efficiency
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and share knowledge with others
  • Strong ability to work with artistic personalities
  • Proficient understanding of safety equipment; i.e., eye, ear, hand, and foot protection
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Ability to work in difficult to access locations
  • Ability to lift and move 70 pounds occasionally and 30 pounds regularly
  • Required to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Required to be in standing (walking) position for long periods of time

 Education requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or professional equivalency in technical theatre
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a technical theatre profession

Applicants and inquiries can be sent to:
Arvada Center Performing Arts
6901 Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO. 80003
C/O Adam Stolte
Production Manager

720.898.7299
astolte@arvadacenter.org

Applications are available at: arvadacenter.org

Cultural Education Assistant (PT)

JOB SUMMARY:
This is a safety-sensitive position exercising a high degree of discretion, trust and confidence to properly execute duties efficiently and effectively. An individual in this position is responsible for providing a safe and fun environment for students of all ages attending the Cultural Department Education and Enrichment programs at Parker Arts facilities and special events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the Education Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

For more information on job functions and requirements please view the full job description available on the employment page on our website www.parkeronline.org under 'Job Descriptions'.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Parker is committed to maintaining a friendly, home town atmosphere.  We place a premium on teamwork and participation while encouraging creativity and individual initiative.  We believe that through collaboration, leadership can occur at all levels.  We take our commitments seriously and strive to reach positive solutions.

The duties of the job description are to be performed by demonstrating the Town’s core values of Commitment to Quality Service, Integrity, Innovation and Teamwork.  This job description does not intend to list every function of the position, does not constitute an employment agreement, and is subject to change.

In order to ensure the safety of the public and reduce the risk for loss, background screenings are completed on applicants selected for employment, internship opportunities and safety sensitive volunteer positions. All positions are subject to a basic screening process including but not limited to criminal history search, reference check, degree and employment verification. In addition to the basic screening process, other screenings may include but are not limited to: Drug screen, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, credit report and/or physical examination.

NOTE:

Please contact jobs@parkeronline.org with questions regarding employment opportunities with the Town.

Exhibits Director

Department:  Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
Reports to: VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
Direct Reports to: VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
FLSA Status: Full-time

Position Summary: Lead exhibit strategic direction, exhibit design, development and implementation, and maintenance for all permanent and temporary exhibits and exhibit-related products to meet Butterfly Pavilion’s scientific, educational, and cultural objectives.

Essential Functions:

Exhibit Development

  • Works with museum exhibit committee and VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits to plan, schedule, construct, and evaluate exhibits and to help set exhibit philosophy, goals, and guidelines.
  • Create strategies/tactics to implement exhibits vision and direction
  • Assess resource needs and prioritize and allocate resources (people, time, materials, etc)
  • Complete deliverables on time - responsible for program related outputs/outcomes and achieving goals tied to outputs/outcomes
  • Meet organization standards and project goals
  • Develop effective, best-practice exhibit products
  • Demonstrate and employ knowledge of informal learning and visitor behavior, interpretation, and design
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure an exhibit process that reflects a variety of ideas and skills
  • Investigate and apply innovative exhibit interpretive techniques, including multimedia and multilingual
  • Evaluates current practices and stays current with professional standards and exhibits theory, techniques, and technologies in order to develop multiple access systems, meet the needs of a diverse audience, and plan for changing needs of staff and the public.

Exhibit Production/ Maintenance

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage exhibit production with internal and external resources.
  • Trains and supervises volunteers to assist with exhibit preparation and installation and supervises contracted labor on exhibits.
  • Construct and install high quality exhibit components using current best practices in material choice and use
  • Creation and Graphic Design of Exhibit Signage
  • Maintains and upgrades, where needed, all exhibits and audio-visual exhibit functions.
  • Monitors effectiveness of exhibits and designs and implements exhibit evaluations.
  • Collect and report trending data for exhibits for analysis and evaluation
  • Provide all maintenance and repair work on exhibit components as needed and within an agreed upon reasonable timeframe
  • Maintains exhibit tools and supplies and orders tools and supplies as needed.

Project and/or Team Management                         

  • Demonstrate effective personnel and project management with a variety of departmental, interdepartmental and external collaborative teams
  • Effectively and efficiently guide process to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Solicit team members’ input in a timely manner and coordinate functions
  • Coordinate and manage contractors, interns, and/or volunteers as needed
  • Manage Exhibits Department budget

Additional Duties:                                                                                                          

  • Participate as member of Pavilion staff and adhere to Pavilion policies, procedures, mission, vision, and values
  • Is part of Butterfly Pavilions senior staff team for policy, procedure, and strategic plan development and for assistance in budget development.
  • Contribute to the performance evaluation process
  • Assist Exhibit Interpretation, Programs, Science and Conservation, Marketing, and other departments as needed
  • Coordinate with community partners/vendors to develop awareness of exhibits education efforts to help drive fund development efforts
  • Professionally active, attending seminars, conferences and continuing educational opportunities that are applicable to the position   
  • Other duties/responsibilities as needed

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of exhibit design and construction, graphic design, color theory, and design
  • Exhibit production and build experience
  • Demonstrable skills in project and production management
  • Computer proficiency—Design and graphic software
  • Solution-oriented, ability to troubleshoot, maintenance minded
  • Working knowledge of lighting techniques and technologies
  • Experience in basic carpentry and electrical work; considerable knowledge of and ability to handle small power
  • Creativity and flexibility; ability to create age-appropriate learning experiences
  • Ability to be organized and self-directed
  • Ability to multi-task; ability to work under deadline pressures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

Experience:

  • 5-8 years’ experience with exhibit development, exhibition design and fabrication, including supervising work teams
  • Experience with SmartSheet or other similar project management tools
  • Prior experience leading a team from exhibit design to implementation
  • Prior experience working in a team setting and with volunteers
  • Experience with project management, budgeting, and exhibit evaluation

Competencies:

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

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibits Director, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Exhibits Director will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Exhibits Director.
  • 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 of the VP of Programs and Interpretation.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibits Director, 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 exempt, 40 hrs. Weekend and evening work required when necessary.

No phone calls or drop ins. Please submit a resume AND cover letter. Applications that do not contain a cover letter will not be considered. 

Position is open until filled. Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/680623-20970.html

Box Office Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) has an opening for the Box Office Manager. This full-time, year-round, benefited position has overall responsibility for seamless operation and management of all box office operations at Chautauqua. This includes configuration and operation of Ticketing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software, training and supervision of staff, management of all ticket sales, accounting, and reporting, patron subscription services and membership and donor campaigns, and customer service. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position works on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. View the complete job description here.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to hr@chautauqua.com. No phone calls please. Application deadline: December 15, 2017

Outreach Instructor: After School Programs

Job: Swallow Hill is seeking guitar, vocal and ukulele instructors for our after school outreach programs in Denver-Metro area schools.
Term: Part time
Pay: $52 per hour
Start Date: January 2018
Application Deadline: 12/11/2017  

How To Apply: Send resume, 3 references with phone numbers, and a cover letter providing information on your education and professional teaching experience to:                              

Chris McGarry: Director of Outreach and Instruction
Subject: Outreach Instructor: After School Programs
E-mail: chris@swallowhillmusic.org

No phone calls, please.

Schedule: Schedule will be set upon hiring and based on demand. Most outreach opportunities take place between Monday and Thursday during the after school hours.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Education or equivalent experience
  • At least one year of teaching children in a classroom setting
  • Teaching experience in public schools, non-profits, after school programs or summer camp programs a plus
  • Knowledge of how to play, teach, and write curriculum for guitar and/or ukulele
  • Ability to engage class by incorporating recognizable and popular songs
  • Ability to sing for a class and lead a class in song
  • Ability to engage children by incorporating popular songs into weekly lessons
  • Experience designing course curriculum and private lesson curriculum

Responsibilities:

  • Provide well-rounded quality musical instruction to students
  • Work with Swallow Hill curriculum to develop a plan for the duration of the session.
  • Evaluate and keep records of student progress throughout the session.
  • Work closely with our partner schools to meet the needs of students.
  • Effectively manage and engage classrooms of elementary and middle-school students

Digital Media Manager

Reports To:  Chief Marketing Officer
Area of Responsibility: Digital Media, Web, Mobile, & Social Media
Status: Full Time, Salaried

Basic Function:
The Digital Media Coordinator’s primary goal is to support the mission of the Colorado Symphony and under the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer, support day-to-day activities of the marketing program in all digital capacity; this includes traditional digital media promotions, communications, tracking and reporting, and new media management. High energy, attention to detail, strong communication skills, imagination, and timeliness are all critical elements of this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Email, SEO/SEM, Website graphics, & Social Media

  • Support all digital communications executed by the Colorado Symphony Marketing Team under the leadership of the Chief Marketing Officer. Includes, but not limited to: digital e-communications through email (eNotes-weeky), Subscriber emails, follow up communication to all patron attendees per event, concert reminder emails, and special exclusive eblasts to support all Colorado Symphony Department Head communications.
  • Manage list pulls in Tessitura Ticketing System for digital communications. Will work with Information Services to manage constituent lists and list acquisition.
  • Manage monthly reporting of CTR and open rate of emails, views and ROI on digital campaigns, quarterly assessment of SEO/SEM google keywords and campaigns.
  • Mange list pulls in TRG physical mailing lists. Manage approvals and review with Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Monitor the progress of all campaigns and provide progress reports for digital initiatives on social media including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, the Colorado Symphony blog, Issuu, and all other additional digital 3rd-party resources.
  • Work with 3rd-party SEO/SEM management service and work through updates on campaigns, keywords, and search listings. Will run ‘flight’ campaigns on google and Facebook.
  • Manage success tracking on remarketing campaigns and digital display campaigns with the Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Coordinate the social media content calendar and promotional media strategy of the Colorado Symphony eNotes, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, and additional evolving social media platforms.
  • Prepare all marketing collateral, including launch plan to promote concerts, events, and significant announcements.
  • Create, implement, and monitor SEO best practices and tactics; including optimizing integration between website, blog, and social media activity.
    • Monthly reporting on 3rd-party SEO/SEM management stats
    • Monthly analysis from Google Analytics (visits, new visitors, bounce rate, pages visited, average time on page, most popular page, keywords)
    • Monthly analysis of campaigning reports on all platforms
  • Prepare/edit graphics for coloradosymphony.org and its mobile site. Will work with Information Services on this endeavor.
  • Utilize online media database and monitoring service to promote initiatives on Social Media.
  • Coordinate with the Chief Marketing Officer to execute media kits and package information in response to requests for information, interviews and photographs from the media or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source. (Work closely with Information Services, Digital Media, and Public Relations).
  • Maintain external calendars and internal promotional calendars.
  • Monitor social activity, messages, and comments on Colorado Symphony social media
    • Actively engage audience
    • Maintain calendar of posts and content to be approved/reviewed by Chief Marketing Officer
    • Report on significant happenings on social media and build a quarterly analysis of all platforms

Social Media

  • Manage content and message of social media in coordination with Digital Media Coordinator and Director of Media and Public Relations.
  • Generate copy, content, and scheduling of Social Media communications for review by the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Manage the overall budget of social media spends and campaigning on social and digital media with the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Utilize online monitoring service to identify and implement ideas for social media tactics with the Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Media and Public Relations
  • Work with musicians and staff to generate content for social media 

Operational Direction and Management – Public Relations

  • Serve as communication liaison to a network of paid media partners, advertising reps, and community partners that assist in promotion of CSA events.
  • Increase awareness of CSA community initiatives including outreach, and discount ticketing initiatives.
  • Integrate branding and campaign strategies to all media.
  • Represent the CSA at community events as appropriate.
  • Connect to vital community organizations whose mission aligns with that of the CSA.
  • Manage contract partnerships and paid media spending annually.

Internal Business Operations

Budget and planning

  • Track invoicing on paid projects

Board of Trustees

  • Works with Director Team to prepare strategic direction and implementation plans for CSA media and research and statistics on media consumption.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Attend civic and cultural events in the community, as needed; represent the CSA by speaking at public events, as requested.
  • Assist with marketing endeavors on and offsite to promote concerts and initiatives; as needed.
  • Keep abreast of recent research on e-marketing techniques and social media campaigns maintain a collection of current resource materials.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media management, digital media, graphic design, marketing, communications; or related field or comparable work experience.

Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in marketing for the arts in music or performing arts background. Must have experience in high-volume production promotions and social media management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must have excellent written, verbal and analytic skills. 
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute strategies that resulted in sustained long-term growth.
  • Outstanding business leadership skills in directing, leading and participating in the growth and expansion of the business.
  • The ability to interact with other Coordinators to provide consultative support for planning initiatives through financial and management information
  • Experience in non-profit performing arts industry preferred.
  • Appreciation for orchestral music.
  • Some degree of knowledge of classical music, how an orchestra works and performing arts world in general.
  • Ability to direct the creation on innovative, ideas-centric content.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media and content marketing
  • Ability to proofread material and perform research.
  • Works independently, collaboratively and creatively meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintains confidentiality.            

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint applications. Tessitura & SharePoint. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software for design and production preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active administrative position and concert schedule.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jobs@coloradosymphony.org with Digital Media Coordinator in subject line. Applications may only be accepted electronically via the above email address. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status, *Colorado Symphony Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Advancement Database Coordinator

Reports To: Chief Advancement Officer

Area of Responsibility: Advancement

Status: Full-Time, Salaried

The Colorado Symphony is seeking an Advancement Database Coordinator. The position has the overall responsibility of managing the Tessitura donor database to include tracking and reporting of all individual, corporate and foundation donors. Provide full services support for all Advancement campaigns, including tracking next steps, pledge commitments, solicitation strategy management and reporting, 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

  • Identify, develop, implement and maintain database policies and procedures in support of all fundraising activities.
  • 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

  • Collaborate with the CAO 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
    • Symphony Ball
    • Advancement events
    • Board of Trustee “give/get” requirements
    • Donor benefits fulfillment

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 CAO or other staff to review and sign.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate account data and updating contact information when necessary. 

Donor Recognition

  • Responsible for updating published programs 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 of concert hall.
  • Work with CAO to create a project plan, then review YTD giving and track donor benefits for all donors giving in the database system.

Internal Business Operation

Collaboration  

  • Work with Advancement department to identify funding opportunities and efficiency improvements that support CSA programs and revenue goals.
    • Budget and Planning
      • Follows the department's budget in accordance with guidelines set by the CFO.
      • Prepares check and payment requests for all budgeted expenses.
      • Align Advancement to the budget
    • Other Duties and Responsibilities
      • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
      • Knowledgeable of current and upcoming concert schedule.
      • Performs other duties as assigned by the executive staff.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or significant work experience.

Experience

  • 2+ Years working with Tessitura preferred (or other donor database experience may be substituted).
  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to individual giving.
  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to major gifts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Exceptional Tessitura or other donor database 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 ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas, as well as autonomously managing projects.
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • Able to work in a faced paced environment.
  • Experience in non-profit performing arts industry 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.

Availability

  • Evening and weekend hours required from time to time.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 15, 2017 to Jobs@coloradosymphony.org with Advancement Database Coordinator in subject line.  Applications may only be accepted electronically via the above email address. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status, *Colorado Symphony Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator

Status: Part – time: Saturdays 9:30 – 4:30, Occasional Weekdays and evenings as needed
Salary Range: $10.00 per hour

Summary: Responsible for the weekend operations of the Denver Firefighters Museum’s front desk and gift shop including greeting the public, answering phones, operating admissions and store registers and maintaining attractiveness of front desk and store area; stocking merchandise, dusting, and straightening. Provide support to tour and birthday parties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Greet every customer with an excellent standard of customer care.
  2. Procure and disseminate information about our programs in person and over the phone.
  3. Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admission, membership, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.
  4. Balance cash register daily with closing weekly and monthly.
  5. Copy and maintain literature at front desk.
  6. Maintain organized and attractive front desk.
  7. Provide basic security support through monitoring cameras.
  8. Dust, vacuum and re-supply restrooms when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Former work with children a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous cash handling, retail, customer service, and museum experience required.
  • Type 35 wpm and familiarity with computers, Word, Publisher and Access.
  • Team player enthusiastic about history of firefighting, fire safety and prevention.
  • High School diploma.

Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Sara Vari
Visitor Services Coordinator
sarav@denverfirefightersmuseum.org

Marketing & Graphic Design Associate

Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Our mission is to present superior quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training and education, as well as community engagement programs that enhance the cultural life of our community.

Job Summary

The Marketing & Graphic Design Associate is responsible for designing Colorado Ballet’s digital and print promotional materials and advertisements, and assists with marketing activities including creating e-mail marketing campaigns, updating the website, and helping to support general marketing department efforts. The Marketing and Graphic Design Associate reports to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and works collaboratively with Colorado Ballet’s advertising and media buying agencies. He/she will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances, as well as supporting design needs of Colorado Ballet’s other departments including Development, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional graphic design and marketing experience required
  • Very proficient with Adobe design programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience using Adobe CC preferred
  • Experience writing HTML and updating websites utilizing a content management system
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to consistently deliver high quality work
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, public relations or other related field
  • Must have a passion for non-profit arts, performing arts and/or cultural organizations

Duties and Job Functions

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design print collateral and digital media assets for Colorado Ballet performances, Colorado Ballet Academy, special events, outreach programs, and fundraising activities (Design projects will entail using existing design elements and brand standards, as well as creating new design concepts to support the company’s marketing efforts.)
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager with various marketing projects throughout the season
  • Work collaboratively with advertising agency and PR & Marketing Manager to create and implement season creative concepts and brand standards
  • Incorporate the creative look and feel of each seasonal campaign into Colorado Ballet’s marketing materials
  • Design and deliver print and digital advertisements
  • Create digital graphics for use on Colorado Ballet’s website and e-blasts
  • Edit photos for use in promotional materials
  • Assist with the creation of e-newsletters (some HTML knowledge is needed)
  • Assist with managing the website and updating copy and content as needed
  • Some early, late and weekend hours will be necessary.

Application

Please submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary expectations to hr@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Patron Services Manager

Reports To: Director of Business Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time
Supervisory Requirements: Yes

About Opera Colorado:

A cornerstone of Denver, Colorado’s cultural community, Opera Colorado presents operas annually at its downtown Denver home, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company presents new works alongside standard repertoire, and reaches more than 38,000 students and community members throughout the Rocky Mountain region through a variety of education and outreach programming. Opera Colorado Young Artists, residency program for singers at the beginning stages of their careers, provides training for the next generation of American opera performers. Founded in 1983, the Company celebrates its 32nd year with the 2014-15 season.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Patron Services Manager is a full-time position responsible for the management of all earned revenue income through the ticket office.  The manager is creative, energetic and as member of the marketing team, manages all aspects of box office, season ticket and web ticketing for all productions and special events.

The manager will manage the season ticket campaign, recruit, train, schedule, and supervise ticket office sales agents as needed. The manager reports and reconciles revenue, coordinates ticket printing, and manages other operational activities while monitoring and adhering to the departmental budget. The manager works closely with the Managing Director, Director of Business Operations, and the Director of Marketing & Audience Development to implement strategies to achieve revenue goals, and manage inventory. The manager exemplifies Opera Colorado's commitment to superior service for its patrons The Patron Services Manager is a key member of the staff and interacts with the Opera Colorado’s Patrons, Senior Management Team and the Board of Directors. This position requires non-traditional work hours, including regular weekend and evening shifts.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Oversees all activities of the Patron Services department reporting to the Director of Business Operations to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
  • Supervises, hires, and trains Patron Service Associate(s) and other box office and FOH personnel.
  • Ensure Patron Services provides excellent customer service for prospects, ticket holders, and donors by professionally directing and managing ticket ordering (phone, mail, online, walk-up, etc.), including processing and fulfillment.
  • Satisfies patron ticket issues and requests promptly and courteously while adhering to polices that never compromise the Opera.
  • Directs and manages the subscription ticketing process including order confirmations, seating, mailing ticket packages, and producing renewal invoices.
  • Manages fulfillment of all subscriber ticket exchanges, upgrades and donations; works closely with the Director of Development to fulfill special ticket needs of high-level contributors, donor prospects, sponsors, and board members.
  • Supervises all aspects of the group sales campaign, helping to devise strategies, tactics, timelines and measurement for group sales ticket revenue.
  • Oversees and facilitates the daily operations of the renewal and new acquisition subscription telemarketing campaigns; serves as day-to-day point of contact with telemarketing firm and manages in-house mini-campaigns, as necessary.
  • Manage relationship with other ticketing vendors; and advises if changes are needed to agreements or to vendor relationships.
  • Monitor and report on all ticketing activities to the senior leadership team and their relationship to programming, marketing, and fundraising activities.
  • Work cooperatively with the front-of-house staff at the Denver Performing Arts Complex and other venues for all performances, including ticketing functions and customer service issues and other concerns which may arise during a performance.
  • Establish and maintain ticket office policies and procedures manual.
  • Manage event building, ticket inventory, and final reconciliation of shows and events.
  • Maintain data integrity and cleanliness, merging duplicate accounts and updating records on a regular basis.
  • Set up and tear down remote box office operations and LAN at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and other various locations.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Full-time position with salary and benefits
  • Occasional evening and weekend work required

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission and values;
  • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan;
  • Intrepid yet tactful; determined yet respectful of others’ concerns; someone with the flexibility and creativity needed to find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator who does not drive him/herself or others into a corner;
  • A team builder – confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles;
  • A hard worker with a high energy level; a “doer” with a willingness to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of development and advancement activities;
  • Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and related experience required.
  • Significant experience in Ticket Office Management, preferably in the performing arts. 
  • A working knowledge of ticket office software, preferably Tessitura.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Prior management experience in a team setting preferred.
  • Candidate must demonstrate outstanding administrative and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A working knowledge of SQL is preferred.
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office) are required.
  • Must be able to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects, meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an open, respectful and collaborative environment.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team.

Compensation: Full-time position, competitive salary plus benefits including but not limited to health and dental insurance. Cover letter and resume to humanresources@operacolorado.org. Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Museum Educator for Art Stop of the Go in Douglas County

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Douglas County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held monthly at each of the five participating libraries.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
  • Working with the Director of Education and staff
  • Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
  • Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
  • Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
  • Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:

  • Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
  • Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
  • Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
  • Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
  • Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in art education
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Douglas County.

Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicoleroush@bmoca.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline:  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Start Date: Immediately

About BMoCA:

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $1. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.
www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Guest Services Associate

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Guest Services Associate to greet guests, process admission sales transactions and provide a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time                        
Tuesdays, 8 am - 4:30 pm and Saturdays, 9 am - 5:30 pm
Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs
Rate: $11/hour
Open:  November 14, 2017
Close:  Open until filled

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Greet guests and members
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
  • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk, Café and Gift Shop operations
  • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
  • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
  • Address customer service issues effectively
  • Maintain clean and safe environment
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
  • Maintain knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and the Museum’s point of sale programs: Altru & RMS

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
  • 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 pass Museum background check
  • Strong cash handling skills
  • Ability to manage tasks effectively in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate clearly with guests and co-workers
  • Demonstrates a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic attitude

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

Taylor Herbst
Manager of Guest Services
Fax: 303-433-9520
TaylorH@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate.” 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 at 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.

General Manager - Venue Operations

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.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of General Manager - Venue Operations. The General Manager - Venue Operations reports to DCPA’s Vice President of Facilities and Event Services and manages the operations of all event services, event technology operations, and associated staff daily. In addition, the General Manager - Venue Operations oversees the staff responsible for all sales and marketing efforts of the various DCPA venues (primarily, the Seawell Ballroom and the Directors Room) and liaises with the DCPA’s exclusive catering partner for all operationally driven food and beverage matters. 

Core area of responsibility is the event operations team, including the Director of Event Sales and Marketing, Event Managers, Technical Director – Event Services Technical Manager, Event Technical staff as well as contracted set up, strike, and custodial staff and facilities maintenance coordination with the DCPA’s Director of Facilities Management for the various DCPA venues (primarily, the Seawell Ballroom and the Directors Room).

Primary skills include:

  • Actively develops staff in managerial, sales, and technical roles.
  • Performs quarterly analysis of events team staffing levels to ensure adequate coverage for business while consistent with forecasting.
  • Serves as Crisis Team Leader for the Event Services Department during emergency or crisis situations – being the first one called (after DCPA Security and appropriate emergency responders) in the event of an emergency.
  • Actively participates in quarterly-to-date financial reviews with CFO, VP, and Directors of Financial Planning and Accounting.  Follows through on variances and implements corrective action plan(s) if necessary.
  • Researches and develops capital improvement with Directors of Creative and Technical Services and Facilities Management.
  • Works with the Department’s Business Manager on all AR/AP activities totaling $1.8M for Event Services Department.
  • Manages facilities contract language with the Director of Event Sales and Marketing and revises as needed to stay current with industry standards.
  • Supervises the operational management of DCPA venue spaces (Bonfils Lobby, Seawell Ballroom, and Galleria Theatre bar) in conjunction with the DCPA’s Director of Facilities Management and the department’s business manager.
  • Conducts weekly on-property walkthroughs of all venue spaces to evaluate overall cleanliness and R&M issues (internal and external) - specifically daily cleaning schedules, janitorial issues, lighting, conveyance, condition of furniture, and overall venue appearance.  Informs the DCPA Facilities Staff as necessary.
    • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
    • Works with the management team to develop and implement the business plan and long-term strategies for event operations.
    • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:

  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in venue operations or related fields are required.  An ability to work a flexible schedule is needed, including some nights and weekends. 
  • Technical and audiovisual knowledge for both small and large-scale events.  General knowledge of production and audiovisual terminology as it applies to staging, sound needs, video, rigging, screen ratios and ADD requirements. 
  • Ability to guide, influence and motivate Event Services Department with positive reinforcement, quarterly informal reviews and ongoing continued education topics that are relevant to the industry
  • Excellent communication skills are a must. These skills are used in all communications – face to face, phone, email style, tone and hand-written correspondence. The development of respectful, stable and trusting relationships with clients, planners and inner-departmental teams is essential.
  • Strong computer skills, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience on EMS and/or Vectorworks helpful.

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. 

Retail Associate

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has two openings for Retail Associates to ensure seamless operations of the Museum Café and Gift Shop and a positive experience for all members and guests.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Two positions available
Position A
Part-time, 20 hours/week: Sunday – Tuesday, OFF; Wednesday, 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm; Friday, OFF; Saturday, 10 am – 5:30 pm
Position B
Part-time, 22 hours/week: Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm; Monday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Tuesday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Wednesday & Thursday, OFF; Friday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, OFF
Rate:   $11/hr - Non-negotiable                                    
Open:  November 1, 2017                        
Close:  Position open until filled                        

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Ensure retail areas are clean, organized and safe for guests
  • Follow opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk operations
  • Prepare merchandise for the retail sales floor and maintain specified visual standards
  • Acknowledge and greet all guests, and handle inquiries as needed
  • Operate Gift Shop and Café cash registers and assist customers by processing all payments and purchases according to Museum standards
  • Prevent potential loss by communicating issues with management
    • Ensure lobby area, Gift Shop, Café and front desk are clean and orderly
    • Follow Museum policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment
      • Maintain knowledge of RMS and Altru merchandise point of sale systems
      • Participate in inventory counts and data updates in RMS and Altru systems, as communicated by the Associate Director of Guest Services
      • Accurately answer guest questions regarding all aspects of the Museum
      • Communicate with guests to ensure customer service issues are effectively addressed
      • Report accidents and assist children or parents who are lost
      • Answer and direct incoming calls
      • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment.  This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching
  • Ability to communicate with customers and coworkers in a direct, respectful  and confident manner
  • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Basic mathematical skills, including addition and subtraction, necessary to verify cash register functions and to make proper change from cash payment
  • Cash handling and cash register experience; retail experience preferred
  • Clean, neat and professional appearance
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 18 years of age

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Kimberly Zies
Associate Director of Guest Services
KimberlyZ@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Retail Associate.” 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 at 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.

Teaching Artist – Dance

Organization: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Location: Denver, CO
Immediate Supervisor: Manager of Education

About Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) is an international, cross-cultural dance-arts and educational institution rooted in African-American traditions and the Diaspora. We are dedicated to excellence in instruction, performance and community programming. We view dance as a universal language of movement which transcends boundaries of culture, class and age while honoring diversity and inclusiveness throughout the global community.

Purpose of Position

CPRD seeks experienced and highly-skilled Teaching Artists in Hip-Hop, Modern, Ballet, West African, Step and Social Dance to join the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) Education Team.  Teaching Artists have the privilege of bringing the world of dance to public school children (grades K-12) throughout the Denver metropolitan area. CPRD serves more than 14,000 students across the Denver Metro area in 40+ schools. CPRD’s Education Programs infuse arts into the curriculum, igniting the learning process, inspiring creative expression and developing a passion for the arts.

CPRD Teaching Residencies vary in length and occur both during and after school hours from September 2017-June 2018. Teaching Artists must be able to travel in the Denver Metro area. Work is currently part-time with the potential of expansion and/or pool status.

Individuals with the following values, skills and qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Upholds CPRD’s mission, vision and artistic standards
  • Experience working in inner city schools with inner city youth is a must
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management for large and small class sizes
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to reach dancers and non-dancers in the same class
  • Highly motivational and patient especially with non-dancers
  • Exhibits a strong sense of dedication and passion for dancing
  • Trained in multiple techniques
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and time management skills
  • Accurate record keeping and organized
  • Bilingual is not required, but is an asset

How To Apply

  1. Send cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and photo to Shelby Jarosz - shelby@cleoparkerdance.org.
  2. Please indicate dance genres/techniques/levels you are proficient in teaching.
  3. No phone calls please

Cafe Prep Lead

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time Café Prep Lead to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week

  • Sunday & Monday, OFF
  • Tuesday - Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm
  • Saturday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and additional hours as needed.

Rate: $12/hour – Non-negotiable
Open:  October 17, 2017
Close: Open until filled                                               

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Help prepare and package quality food for the Café while maintaining all food health and safety requirements
  • Follow opening and closing procedures while maintaining safe food handling protocols
  • Accurately operate Café cash registers and assist customers by processing payments and purchases according to Museum standards
  • Oversee quality assurance to ensure guest service standards are being met or exceeded within all Café operations
  • Actively assist in loss prevention measures to minimize waste
  • Follow Museum policies and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintain knowledge of inventory and POS systems
  • Participate in intake and data updates in inventory tracking system as communicated by Café Manager
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events and exhibit schedules
  • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve overall guest experience
  • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
  • Offer input and assist in implementing new menu items
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of this position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
  • Requires a ONE year minimum of food preparation experience
  • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, culinary degree preferred
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills; bilingual preferred
  • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, and able to work well with a motivated team

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Ray Wilson
Café Manager
Fax: 303-433-9520
RayW@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Café Prep Lead.” 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 at 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.

Youth Dance Instructor

Responsibilities

To engage youth through age-appropriate dance and healthy movement classes; To help develop curriculum and lesson plans for school programming; To represent CMDance to the community.

Duties

  • Teach age-appropriate dance and healthy-movement classes to Pre-K and K-12 classrooms, throughout the greater Denver-Metro area and outlying counties.
  • Contribute to evaluation and quality control of programming by submitting informative reports on the development, implementation and results of programming, and participating in meetings and discussions concerning programming.
  • Continue own professional development in dance by regularly participating in dance classes or company training, expanding repertoire to include more disciplines of dance, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional productions.
  • Continue own professional development in education by participating in seminars, workshops and other educational opportunities as well as reading professional publications and other resources.
  • Represent the company in public and by attending organization’s events and functions, as well as industry events and functions.
  • Promote the proliferation of dance education programs by informing the community about the organization’s history, mission and programming and by encouraging members of the community to support the organization through donations and referrals.
  • Design age-appropriate dance and healthy movement curricula and lesson plans, pulling from personal dance experience, peer input and executive direction.
  • Train new instructors in curriculum structure and content; classroom procedures, reporting procedures and office procedures. 

Skills

Optimism, Enthusiasm, Creativity, Organization, Microsoft Office Skills, Problem solving, Performing Arts, Classroom management, Customer service, Attention to detail, Time management, Non-profit experience.

Qualifications

Experience with children aged 4-18; High School Diploma or equivalent or higher, College degree preferred, any area; Valid driver’s license or government issued ID; Reliable source of transportation; Must pass federal, fingerprinted background check

Other Information

  • Independent contractors only.
  • Must have flexible schedule and be able to work occasional weekends.
  • Résumé should reflect both dance and non-dance experience.
  • References should include 1 professional and 1 personal in each dance and non-dance category.
  • Opportunity to apply for administrative positions within the organization.

Please contact Caryn Carrasco at Caryn@cmdance.org

CMDance is an equal opportunity employer

TO APPLY:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Caryn@CMDance.org and put your last name, first name, and position title in subject line. This position will remain open until filled.

School Year Nature Educators

Wild Bear Nature Center is seeking artists, nature lovers, child educators (specializing in ages 5-12 years old) to lead our After School Program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  

Hours: Tuesday/Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-5:30

The position entails reviewing programs offered and planning enriching hands-on nature camps utilizing existing materials as well as your own creative resources.  Programs are based out of the nature center and outdoors at our property at Mud Lake.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years or 1,000 hours of leading groups of school-age children in a nature-based camp. (PREFERRED)
  • Three positive references
  • Degree in education, environmental studies, natural science or related field (or comparable experience applies)  Preferred.
  • Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Creative arts background a plus
  • A strong background in local ecology is a plus.
  • We encourage folks who have musical and creative strengths, a sense of humor, are kind and gentle, enjoy children and love the outdoors!

Compensation:  $12.50/hour

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: education@wildbear.org

Questions? Email: education@wildbear.org  Phone: (303)258-0495 Website: www.wildbear.org

Need transportation from Boulder to Nederland? Nederland is accessible by RTD bus, Route N! Wild Bear provides free transportation on the RTD bus when staff are riding with children.

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: 

  •  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.