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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  

Senior Director of Major Gifts

Denver Center for Performing Arts

Post date: 1/11/19

The largest non-profit theatre organization in the nation, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), is seeking an organized, inspirational and results-focused Senior Director of Major Gifts.  

This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising along with helping to develop the necessary supporting infrastructure and processes. The successful candidate will manage a personal portfolio of 50-75 prospects and a staff of five with three direct reports.  

Desired Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree is highly desired.
  • Substantial (ideally 5 or more years) of progressively responsible nonprofit development experience with a proven track record of soliciting and closing major gifts.
  • Progressive and successful development experience in major gifts in a non-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas. 

To LEARN MORE about the role please view the Position Specifications below:

https://eflassociates.cbiz.com/Portals/2/Denver/DCPA_SDMG_FINAL_PS.pdf 

To APPLY please email your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

CSA Grower

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 1/11/19

Chatfield Farms, Littleton, Co 80128

Job Summary: Under general direction of the CSA Farm Manager, this position works in all aspects of small-scale sustainable food production. Job includes but is not limited to: planting, mulching, weeding, watering, seeding, trellising, harvesting and other on-going tasks associated with vegetable production.

This position will be from April - November 2019

Career Type: Full-time, Seasonal

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or minimum three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to read and understand instructions, simple diagrams and schematics. Must possess valid Colorado Drivers License. Must have some working knowledge of machinery (mowers, trimmers roto-tillers, and small engines). Three months experience in similar production agriculture environment desired. Must be familiar with use of hand held tools

Essential Job Duties:

  • Conducts routine maintenance of CSA vegetable gardens at DBG Chatfield to reflect a high degree of horticultural care.
  • Harvests and processes vegetables for pick up by subscribers.
  • Performs horticultural care and maintenance work such as watering, weeding, trimming, pruning, dead-heading and minor repair of garden irrigation systems.
  • Manages both small and large groups of volunteers on a regular basis

Other Job Duties:

  • Helps keep regular records of CSA crops.
  • Assists with weekly CSA produce distributions to members
  • Applies Integrated Pest Management techniques when required
  • Assists with preparation and presentation of pumpkin festival, corn maze, concerts, movies and other special events.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield visitors.
  • Provides courteous, accurate responses to inquiries from management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/344e9274-632c-cf01-4176-302b83283e7d/apply?source=948667-CS-28138

Membership and Resource Center Manager

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 1/11/19

Job Summary: Manage the membership program and resource center, working closely with the Member and Resource Center Assistant Manager and department coordinators in the implementation of all stages of the membership program including but not limited to, acquisition, solicitation, benefit fulfillment, benefit events and associated activities. Oversee the Member and Visitor Resource Center, which receives and responds to all inbound phone calls and general emails received at the Gardens. This position will interact directly and collaboratively with the Visitor Services Manager. This role requires excellent customer service skills, flexibility and initiative.

Career Type:  Full-time

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a minimum of two years’ experience in general management and supervisory experience, membership management preferred. Software skills include membership database management, Raiser’s Edge preferred, ATMS and Microsoft Office Suite.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepares, manages and maintains project specific revenue and expense budgets and necessary reports
  • Insures accuracy of member records in ATMS and Raiser’s Edge
  • Focuses on continuous streamlining and improvement of membership database management
  • Manages membership materials including acquisition packages, renewal solicitation packages, benefit materials and appropriate signage
  • Develops and implements membership upgrade strategies
  • Manages membership communication and messaging for benefit vehicles including but not limited to, Botanic Buzz, magazine, and renewals
  • Creates and maintains Membership procedures
  • Updates all current membership information included on the web page, magazine, general letters, membership cards, membership brochures, benefit vehicles and signage

Other Job Duties

  • Work closely with Visitor Services Manager and Volunteer Manager to ensure cohesion among department staff
  • Coordinates with Development to update/maintain/clean up the Raiser's Edge database
  • Works collaboratively with other department managers
  • Maintains the standards of professionalism, including maintaining a positive, solution oriented team demeanor-set by Gardens’ CEO and Board of Trustees
  • Supports all Membership and Resource Center activities during high volume periods
  • Performs other duties as requested by management

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

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/0f3ee95d-aa7e-46d7-2c73-e52429cfcf17/apply?source=947942-CS-28138

House Managers and Box Office Assistants

City of Aurora

Post date: 1/11/19

**This will be a continuous posting until filled, however may be closed at any time without notice.**

The Aurora Fox Arts Center, a historic landmark located at 9900 East Colfax in the Aurora Cultural Arts District, is the city's performing arts center. The Aurora Fox is a 245 seat performing arts facility, with attached rehearsal and scenery shop facilities.

The City of Aurora is seeking highly skilled Part Time, Temporary Fox House Managers and Box Office Assistants.  These candidates will be the first point of contact for patrons visiting the Aurora Fox Center.


These position are part-time, as needed, up to 16 hours per week, with most shifts occurring during evenings and weekends.  Daytime hours may also be available.

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification or termination once hired.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The House Manager is responsible for opening and closing both The Fox Arts Theater main stage and Studio Theater, including the following duties:

  • Arrive 1 hour 30 minutes prior to performance
  • Upon arrival, check outside for obvious trash
  • Greet security and begin house manager checklist
  • Unlock doors, turn on indoor/outdoor lights, check restrooms/house for cleanliness and comfort
  • Set up concession area, double-counting starting inventory using reconciliation form
  • Greet and train usher staff, making sure playbills are stuffed and ready
  • Distribute playbills to usher stations
  • Communicate with Box Office staff and Stage manager for start of performance
  • Get house counts and special notes from box office
  • Assist with concessions during intermission, communicate with stage manager for start of ACT II
  • Count/verify concession cash
  • At the end of the show, remain in he house area until all patrons have left (lock front doors)
  • Check bathrooms and house for any problems that need to be communicated to cleaning service
  • When backstage is clear, secure all doors, close house doors, turn off lights
  • Set alarm, dismiss guard
  • Restock concessions to opening counts
  • Batch credit cards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Box Office Assistant responsibilities are to greet will-call patrons as well as:

  • Process advance will call tickets and walk-up ticket sales
  • Arrive 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to performance
  • Check and clear phone messages, return reservation calls
  • Print pre-performance ticket reports
  • Prepare tickets, cash, and set up will-call
  • Greet will-call customers and single ticket buyers
  • Acknowledge VIP patrons and identify to House Manager
  • Reconciliation of cash, credit cards
  • Coordinate with House Manager to reconcile attendance
  • Assist with restocking concessions following intermission
  • Process cash for concession sales, put in safe
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Candidates may be scheduled in both areas or in one area, depending on the Center's need.  Applicants should be able to fill both roles. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Equivalent of 1 year of customer service experience
  • Excellent customer service skills, professional appearance and demeanor, have temperament, tact and courtesy to meet with the public and to deal with difficult public relations situations
  • Ability to work independently and to make quick decisions as needed
  • Knowledge of basic accounting, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • The qualified candidate will be trained on turn-key ticket management software and emergency policies
  • Performs other specific duties as needed

Preferred: 

  • Interest and background in the performing arts 
  • Prior cash handling experience

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required:

  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g.. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment
  • Successful candidate will be required to be CPR/AED certified and trained in ServSafe alcohol training.  Aurora Fox Theater will provide training for those not current with certifications 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands:

  • Moderate physical work requiring ability to lift 30 pounds with or without assistance
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment
  • Vision for reading and interpreting reports and data analysis and preparation
  • Frequent speech communication, hearing and listening to maintain communication with employees and citizens
  • Speech communication to give instructions and provide technical direction

Work Environment

  • Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment

Equipment Used

  • Frequently uses standard office equipment including computer, calculator, multi-line telephones, and copy/fax machines
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
            
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
                                         
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Host

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 1/11/19

If you like to be on the move, can start a conversation with a stranger, look at the glass as half full and want to work with a fun team, consider joining the Guest Services team.

The Part-Time Guest Services Host position is highly interactive with our guests in a dynamic and fun working environment. You’ll work with our team in our IMAX theater, Planetarium theater, in the Museum Lobby, and at our Virtual Reality Arcade in Space Odyssey assisting guests and setting the tone for a great Museum experience. You’ll be on the move throughout the day and will work in a variety of locations each day while interacting with our guests and members. You’ll even get to see an IMAX movie or Planetarium show in the process. How can you beat that?

Successful candidates will be:

  • Curious
  • Engaging
  • Team-oriented
  • Guest-focused 

Essential duties:

  • Ushers guests into the IMAX Theater. Checks tickets, distributes and collects glasses, provides customer service as needed in the theater.
  • Ushers guests into the Planetarium Theater. Checks tickets, runs show controls and provides service in the theater.
  • Checks tickets and membership cards at the Welcome Gate for daily operations and special events as assigned
  • Provides assistance to guests and members at self-service kiosks in the Museum Lobby
  • Works in the Virtual Reality Arcade where guests can buy tickets to ride our Virtual Reality Transporter, or play exciting Virtual Reality games
  • Provides a welcoming, safe and fun environment for our guests through outstanding service and guest assistance.

 

Minimum qualifications/Requirements:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ experience in a fast paced service environment required.
  • Ability to works weekends and evening required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.   

Ideal candidate will have:  

  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish/English)
  • Continual operation of a desktop computer, mobile computer, scanner or other technical equipment
  • IMAX, Planetarium and VR Arcade: ability to ascend/descend stairs, provide equipment to guests, move and store strollers, move rolling racks and other equipment
  • Moderate physical activity required.  Moves racks of 3D glasses, laptops, scanner, ticket stock, ticket printers, and VR ride components and equipment
  • Ability to be in both stationary and circulating positions throughout shift 

Core values:

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers. We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 4.1 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world. 

Application Instructions:

This is a temporary position that will end on 8/31/2019. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 1/20/2018.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

No phone calls please.

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

Business Support Coordinator

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 1/11/19

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Business Support Coordinator to join our team!! The coordinator is the hub of the Audience Research & Evaluation Department. Our department serves the entire institution making this position exciting and dynamic. The Coordinator works with the team to schedule data collection shifts, provide informative, clear, and concise protocols, maintain a team culture for our field interviewers, and administration duties for the department. They are a valued, key player on our team and there are many opportunities to explore and grow in this position. 

Essential duties:

  • Provides support on department specific projects. Depending on scope, may lead the collection of data, photographs, videos and information needed.
  • Coordinates communication materials, meeting schedules, may design proto-type of products.
  • Works with volunteers and other staff as need for project/department support. May assist with training.
  • Plans and manages the calendar for field interviewers. Schedules shifts and keeps tracks of their hours. Coordinates all survey materials. Acts as a liaison between the AR&E department and field interviewers.
  • Provides support to staff by ordering supplies, assisting with travel arrangements and maintaining calendars.
  • Tracks finances for operation, TRNA, grants cost center and provide reports to cost center managers Centralize documentation including plans, reports, contracts, personnel paperwork, etc.
  • May provide database support.

Minimum qualifications/Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience providing administrative support required.
  • Some evening/night/weekend work required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

 

Ideal candidate will have: 

An enthusiastic person who takes initiative, is eager to contribute, and very well organized. 

Core values:

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 1/22/2018.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time. 

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

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

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

Café Associate

Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Post date: 1/11/19

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 several openings for part-time Café Associates to support daily operations of the Museum Café.

Position:              Café Associate                                          
FLSA Status:       Non-exempt
Schedule:            Part-time, 22 hours a week
Rate:                     $12/hour                                    

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
  • Responsible for accurately operating Café cash registers and balancing tills daily
  • Keep retail and seating areas (both indoor and outdoor) clean, organized and safe for guests
  • Stock merchandise in Café and vending machines during operating hours as needed
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a food service 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.
  • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast pasted environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register and point of sale experience
      • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required; bilingual Spanish fluency is preferred
      • Minimum of 18 years of age
      • High school diploma or equivalent required 

Please apply via the following link:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/3410/Childrens-Museum-of-Denver-Inc      

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.

Safety and Security Manager

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 1/11/19  

Job Summary: Responsible for managing Security and Safety Programs including public safety and security, staff safety and security, asset protection, art exhibit protection, and crowd management at large events at all Denver Botanic Garden venues. Provides ongoing training and development opportunities in coordination and collaboration with the Gardens, the community and emergency services. With great regard to the culture of the gardens, develops security processes and protocols specific to the site, the event, and the crowd dynamics. Acts as a customer-oriented security liaison between Denver Botanic Gardens and the public. Additionally, ensures positive and pleasant visitor experience and the safety, cleanliness and visual appeal of the Denver Botanic Gardens. Serves as Manager on Duty for special events and concerts.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: Minimum five years of experience in a public security and safety role with at least three of those years in a supervisory or managerial role. Must be experienced with OSHA and Worker’s Compensation regulations. Additional experience includes knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and standard office equipment as well as electronic assess and surveillance systems. Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License, and an acceptable driving record. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversees Security/Safety in support of Denver Botanic Gardens and the departmental objectives.
  • Responsible for Security and Facilities staffing functions, including but not limited to hiring, supervision, timely feedback, coaching and training;
  • Ensures appropriate cross-training in areas of security, conflict and crowd management.
  • Leads with a ‘hands on’ approach to improving, establishing and maintaining an effective security/safety program for all Denver Botanic Gardens venues.
  • In collaboration with other departments, develops and implements practices to enhance and improve Denver Botanic Gardens facilities and security systems.
  • Provides Operations managerial presence at special events.
  • Access control, key systems and surveillance equipment: Communicates closely with leadership and technical staff to ensure repair, replacement and upgrades. Maintains inventory of system components, staff and public access.
  • Security Documentation: Establish, implement and maintain all documents including emergency procedures, disaster recovery, post orders, standard operating procedures, incident report forms, key requests, FOB and parking tag issuance and tracking.
  • Regularly reviews, updates and improves Post Orders, Incident Report Forms, Emergency Response plans for each Denver Botanic Gardens site. Provides regular staff and contractor trainings to ensure constant, consistent understanding of procedures.
  • Training: Regular updates, all staff distribution and trainings on the Disaster Preparedness Plan. Plans, schedules and tracks fire and evacuation drills, staff training to include safety processes, CPR and First Aid.
  • Security Contract: Provides oversight and serves as primary point of contact for security contract: sets standards, ensures safety and security vendors are appropriately identified, selected and managed against contractual and performance standards. Provides close communication in the event of any contract negligence.
  • Conducts regular and periodic assessments of security of facility and assets.
  • Risk Management: Provide risk assessment input and support during the annual or renewal of insurance coverage to include formal notification in the case of an insurable or potentially insurable event.
  • Participates in recommending capital repairs, equipment repair and replacement.
  • In collaboration with members of the Operations staff and the Director, participates in the development of the departmental budget.
  • Continuously works to innovate and create improved systems and processes to organize and operate, function and appearance, including back-of-house and storage areas.

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution orientated demeanor when requesting to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/7ad2996d-81f1-ee1f-92cc-155fa3120650/apply?source=946103-CS-28138 

Horticulturist

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 1/11/19 

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the Manager of Horticulture, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Provides guidance and supervision of seasonal gardeners and volunteers.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/Experience: Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany or related field from a four-year college or university with 2 to 3 years experience; or 4 to 6 years of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced understanding of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge. Valid Colorado Drivers License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License. Experience with hardscape features desired. Working knowledge of irrigation systems as well as horticultural equipment, tools, and machinery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses appropriate horticultural techniques of the highest standard to install and maintain diverse garden areas as prescribed in established organization guidelines, including routine and special projects as requested.
  • Plants and maintains permanent and temporary displays. Maintenance tasks include weeding, cultivating, fertilizing, watering, pruning, and other horticultural tasks.
  • Practices integrated pest management when dealing with plant disease and insect problems.
  • Participates in education programs and conducts tours when required including but not limited to evenings and weekends.
  • Maintains gravel and crusher fine paths to acceptable levels.
  • Serves as a horticultural resource to management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Maintains labels and records and ensures inventories are correct.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and defines tasks and processes for volunteers, interns and seasonal gardeners.
  • Coordinates garden expenditure and purchasing with supervisor.
  • Participates in special events as needed including but not limited to Concerts, Corn Maze, Lavender Festival, Pumpkin Festival and Santa’s Village. Duties may include assisting in set-up, teardown, planning, cleanup, etc.
  • Actively participates in professional societies and other organizations to disseminate and share ideas and keep current on horticultural happenings.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management, including snow removal in the winter.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/b438039f-c2bb-8657-55a1-2d06ce8e3c67/apply?source=946110-CS-28138

Night Zookeeper

Denver Zoo

Post date: 1/11/19

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo's Animal Care department has an opportunity for a full time Night Zookeeper to care for the various taxa at Denver Zoo.  The schedule is 12:00 AM to 8:00 AM; work week will be determined based on department needs.  Candidates should have experience at an AZA accredited institution and the ability to care for a wide range of animals.

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 

Completed applications must be submitted by January 22, 2019

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Manager of Special Events 

Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Post date: 1/11/19 

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 is seeking a full-time Manager of Special Events to plan and execute a broad range of fundraising and family events.

FLSA Status:  Exempt
Schedule:  Full time, 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday, evenings and weekends as needed
Rate:  Commensurate with skills and experience                                    
Open:  January 4, 2019                         
Close:  Open until filled                            

Responsibilities and Essential Function

  • Manage the planning and execution of all Children’s Museum fundraising and family events, including, but not limited to; the Birthday Bash (annual fundraising gala), Ales, Apps & Barrels of Fun (craft beer fundraiser), Hop, Skip & a Jump Start (family-friendly 5K run), Trick or Treat Street, Noon Year's Eve, etc.
  • Manage event budgets, timelines and logistics
  • Secure all appropriate permits and licensing
  • Secure in-kind donations and negotiate vendor fees to decrease expenses
  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure event success: Facilities, Volunteer Services, Guest Services, Exhibits and Education
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team on event collateral, communications and promotion
  • Work closely with the donor relations team to ensure prompt donor acknowledgement, accurate donor recognition and prospect tracking
  • Work with the Manager of Corporate Sponsorships to help attract and maintain event sponsors and ensure sponsorship fulfillment
  • Recruit Birthday Bash volunteer co-chairs and more than 60 volunteer committee members, to ensure event/fundraising goals are met
  • Evaluate events, and implement improvements/adjustments as needed
  • Work with the Senior Manager of Donor Relations, Vice President of Development and Communications and other team members to consider/evaluate new event opportunities 

Job Requirements

  • Flexible and strategic, ability to work harmoniously with multiple teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of two years experience planning and organizing events, preferably in a fundraising environment
  • Previous auction and raffle experience a plus
  • Knowledge of event production, including lighting and audio visual technology a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Knowledge of computer systems and databases, Blackbaud Altru a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to establish priorities essential
  • Highly motivated and independent, with a proven ability to produce results in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to maintain direct relationships with volunteers and donors, and passionately translate the Museum’s mission and case for support
  • Ability to work with a diverse constituency 

Please apply via the following link:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/3410/Childrens-Museum-of-Denver-Inc 

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.

Choral Artistic Director

Harmony: A Colorado Chorale

Post date: 1/11/19

Harmony: a Colorado chorale is a non-auditioned, mixed chorus based in the LGBTQ+ community whose mission is to embrace and inspire an inclusive community through song. We are a diverse group that enjoys singing together and strives for musical excellence.

Position will begin July 1, 2019

Education: Degree in choral conducting preferred

Experience: 5-10 years choral conducting preferred. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with singers whose musical skills vary from very little to highly knowledgeable.

Salary: $1800/Month

Anticipated Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week. This includes 2 rehearsals per week (one in Denver, one in Longmont), sectional rehearsals as needed, coordinating rehearsal tracks/CDs, organizing concert production needs with staff/contractors/volunteers, preparing themes for future programs, concert Tech rehearsals, monthly Board meetings. See attached Job Description

Please send email, with resume attached, to harmonyadsearch@webstile.com by February 15, 2019.

Harmony’s Artistic Director is hired by and works under the supervision of the Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Artistic Director to embody and demonstrate the values held by Harmony Chorale and work to further the mission outlined by the organization. The Artistic Director will perform duties in the following categories as specified by the Board of Directors:

  1. 1.       Represents Harmony and the LGBTQS+ community at large.
  2. 2.       Leads Harmony in determining and fulfilling its artistic vision.
  3. 3.       Strives for musical excellence.
  4. 4.       Develops programming that supports the mission of Harmony.

Job Duties

  • Community Marketing
  1. Serves Harmony as the official public presence of the choir and as a representative of the LGBTQS+ community in general.  Participates in community events, and represents Harmony to the community, funding organizations (i.e., SCFD), and potential sponsors .  Networks with other arts organizations, music directors, and community groups to increase the visibility of the chorus and to encourage collaboration.
  2. Works with members to promote a sense of community and commitment to the chorale and to one another.
  3. Coordinates with marketing committee to develop strategies to build chorus membership, as well as promote the Harmony brand in the community.
  • Programming
  1. In consultation with the Board, Staff, and key members, plans dates and themes for concerts 18-24 months in advance. Chairs the Music Advisory Committee (MAC) for Harmony and Harmonix; calls meetings, presents ideas for performances.  The MAC is generally composed of past and present chorus members and should reflect Harmony’s goal of presenting diverse backgrounds, opinions, and musical tastes, as should Harmony’s performances.
  2. Plans and conducts all rehearsals, including retreats.  Commonly, 2-2.5 hour rehearsals are held two evenings per week—currently one evening in Denver, one evening in Longmont—during the season with up to three additional rehearsals in the immediate week before concerts. At least one weekend retreat is held during each concert season, with the potential for travel and overnight stays.
  3. Conducts voice placement and solo performer auditions for singing members, with scheduling assistance from membership. 
  4. Provides or coordinates assistance opportunities, such as sectional rehearsals, rehearsal tracks for each voice part, etc, for singers who require extra help in preparing for a performance.
  5. Conducts auditions for Harmonix and other Small Groups, serving as facilitator / advisor.  May lead Harmonix rehearsals and performances or assign another staff member/volunteer to assist.
  6. Coordinates additional instrumentalists, performers and arrangers for performances.
  7. Determines and arranges necessary technical needs for performances such as sound, lighting, staging, and other needs, in keeping with the budget.
  • Administration/Supervision
  1. Serves on the Board of Directors as an ex-officio member, presenting a written report each month and attending most meetings.  The Board meets at least once per month and holds a one-day planning retreat each year.
  2. In consultation with Board Members, hires and supervises the Assistant Director and Accompanist(s).
  3. Selects and manages Section Leaders. 
  • Financial Management
  1. Oversees, communicates and coordinates music purchases and provision of props, costumes and other supplies used for performances in keeping with budget.
  2. Presents proposed Artistic Budget to the Board annually.  Oversees Artistic budget and assists in preparing written reports following each concert in consultation with Treasurer or Book Keeper. 
  3. Provides receipts and other documents to the Treasurer or Book Keeper upon request. 
  4. Prepares concert reports for BMI and ASCAP for each performance.
  • Communication
  1. Communicates needs to the General Manager as needed to assist with coordination of contract workers for production meetings, promotional projects and special events. 
  2. Works with other staff members, including the General Manager, Accompanist(s), and Assistant Director to coordinate rehearsals, retreats and concerts, and to implement programs and procedures developed by the Board of Directors.

Leadership Skills

  1. Staff selection, supervision, training, and development.
  2. Communication and sharing of information.
  3. Ability to work in partnership with Board of Directors.
  4. Ability to work in partnership with internal volunteers, other choruses, and community organizations.
  5. Able and willing to work with chorus members at all levels of musical ability, especially those with limited experience.
  6. Ability to forecast budgetary needs for programming, and maintain cost control.
  7. Innovation and initiative in developing cost reduction strategies.
  8. Vision: big picture, future planning, organizational development. 

Grants Manager

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Post date: 1/11/19

Reports to: Sr. Director of Major Gifts

Department: Development

FLSA: Exempt


Job purpose

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Major Gifts, the Grant Manager serves as an expert on the Development team by making the grant process work effectively and efficiently. The most crucial part of this position is to identify potential grant support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations to meet the financial and operational needs of the organization.

We are looking for an individual who has had progressive and successful development experience implementing grant programs from application to award and utilization, and who has a strong track record of successful grant management. The ideal candidate has a methodological and analytical approach to the grant life cycle. S/he also needs to provide clear communication about how we decide to pursue grant funding opportunities and how we comply with all associated requirements across the organization. 

Principal Duties:

  • Write grants, in partnership with content experts
  • Manage all grants received by the organization, to include compliance and reporting
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process
  • Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results
  • Provide expertise to the fund raising team to ensure proper coordination of work
  • Keep the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities
  • Oversee the job of invoicing, accounting, reporting, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant process
  • Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation in partnership with the finance department in accordance with each grant requirement
  • Provide detailed reports to the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization's progress
  • Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs
  • Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Excellent project management skills with experience in managing administrative projects
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Strong command over written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of the organization's overall business and its objectives
  • Possess good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues
  • Ability to work within a team and provide support to the team
  • Ability to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities
  • Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting
  • A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs 

Working conditions 

This position operates primarily in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

Our company philosophy is to select the person best qualified for each job in the organization.  We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All employment actions are administered in accordance with this commitment

Campaign Manager 

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Post date: 1/11/19

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) launched a $36M capital campaign in June of 2018.  $27M has been committed to the campaign, leaving $9M to be raised philanthropically by July 2020.

The Campaign Manager will be responsible for day-to-day planning, coordination, and management of the campaign.  The position is both strategic and tactical, including all components of a campaign for the current lead and major gift work to the public phase.  The Campaign Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 25 – 50 major gift donors, deepening the prospective donor pipeline, supporting the solicitation work of the front-line fundraisers, maintaining accurate and timely updates on campaign goals and milestones, donors and prospects.  S/he will report to the Vice President of Development and will have extensive interaction with the Campaign Cabinet members and volunteer fundraisers.  

Responsibilities 

  • Manage a portfolio of 25 – 50 major gift donors
  • Qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these donors
  • Assist in development and execution of strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new and current campaign donors
  • Craft funding proposals in coordinator with relevant staff and campaign leadership, targeted for specific donors
  • Provide campaign updates and numerical analysis to Campaign Cabinet and DCPA leadership
  • Support Campaign Cabinet, set strategy, prepare and conduct follow up for group meetings, train and prepare volunteers for donor visits
  • Coordinate with Marketing to prepare donor facing materials including customized briefing and solicitation proposals, naming opportunities, informational brochures
  • Develop donor-facing correspondence including letters, invitations, briefings and other mailings
  • Maintain annotated table of gifts and list of funded recognition opportunities
  • Maintain a comprehensive campaign timeline and progress activity report
  • Help plan and coordinate campaign cultivation and recognition events
  • Coordinate with Development Coordinator to ensure donor meeting, research, and follow up information is captured in database
  • Ensure prompt follow up to close gifts and steward donors
  • Serve as main point of contact for donor and staff questions about capital campaign
  • Schedule all campaign-related meetings and prepare agendas 

Requirements and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least five years in fundraising with capital campaign experience preferred
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
  • Experience with donor cultivation and solicitation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and database management
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Unremitting positive attitude and optimism
  • Desire to support the work of others, including both professional and volunteer fundraisers, toward the accomplishment of an audacious goal 

Our company philosophy is to select the person best qualified for each job in the organization.  We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All employment actions are administered in accordance with this commitment.

Supervisor of Custodial Services/Custodian

Wings Over the Rockies 

Post date: 1/11/19

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver CO 80230

Department: Facilities Services 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Full Time (40 hours per week with weekend and evening times required) 

Salary: $15/hr DOE

Job Summary: Wings Over the Rockies is seeking dedicated and energetic individuals to assist the facilities team in maintaining the cleanliness of the hangar to create a welcoming and positive experience for museum guests.  The Supervisor of Custodial Services/Custodian will be responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness of the main hangar including the bathrooms, exhibit rooms, exhibit cases, offices, meeting rooms, and the museum store.  This position will perform various daily and weekly cleaning tasks along with minor repairs and other projects as assigned.  In addition, the Supervisor of Custodial Services will be responsible for scheduling custodial staff, training and ordering of supplies.

Responsibilities:

-          Following opening and closing procedures for the museum including turning on lights, locking and unlocking doors, and starting up various exhibits.

-          Maintain the cleanliness and safety for all main area bathrooms for team members and guests.

-          Sweep, pick up debris, and clean spills throughout the entire hangar.

-          Regularly check all the trash receptacles in the museum including offices and empty as necessary.

-          Clean all glass cases, windows, and mirrored surfaces.

-          Dust fixtures and shelves and report any nonworking or broken items to Facilities Manager.

-          Clean, vacuum, and dust in offices.

-          Restock all supplies in bathrooms.

-          Collect, consolidate, and sort recycling into proper receptacles.

-          Follow and comply with all applicable health and sanitation procedures and adhere to safe work practices.

-          Operate, sanitize, and maintain all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

-          Maintain and order sufficient stock of janitorial supplies for both Lowry and Centennial locations.

-          Identify areas in need of deep cleaning.

-          Develop a daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedule.  Conduct inspections to insure the schedule is followed.

-          Conduct and document training of Wings Museum custodial staff.

-          Inspect staff and contract custodial work product and correct deficiencies found.

-          Conduct preventive maintenance on custodial equipment. Report damaged or inoperable equipment to the Facilities Director.

-          Schedule custodial staff and contract staff to maintain coverage during operating hours.

-          Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

-          Minimum of 1-2 year experience in cleaning commercial or office facilities

-          Minimum 2 years verifies supervisory experience

-          Knowledge and experience in performing basic and advanced maintenance tasks

-          Ability to follow instructions and procedures and stick to a mapped out cleaning schedule approved by the Facilities Manager

-          Self-starter with problem solving skills and ability to work independently

-          Attention to detail

-          Strong work ethic and integrity

-          Schedule will consist of 40 per week but will require flexibility based on facility needs; evening and weekend hours may apply

-          Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs

-          Must be able to stand or be on feet for long periods of time

-          Must be able to climb ladders

-          Must maintain safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures

Working Conditions: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum operates in a 70 plus year old hangar.  Environmental conditions may vary.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references to resumes@wingsmuseum.org.  Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check.

Education Internship

Cherry Arts

Post date: 1/11/19

Internship Location: CherryArts, Denver, CO

Stipend: This is a competitive internship position with a $1000 monthly stipend.

Qualified applicants may receive academic credit through their college or university.

Apply By: January 30, 2019

Start Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: July 2019, TBD based on intern’s schedule

Desired Schedule: 10-15 hours/week; schedule mutually decided upon by

CherryArts and chosen candidate.

Broad Scope of Position: The Education Intern is responsible for (but not limited

to) support assistance for education outreach programs like Ink the City, Mobile

ArtCart, the Mobile Art Gallery, Student Art Buying and all related logistics.

Candidates should enjoy a fast-paced environment; take pride in being detail and

deadline oriented; have the confidence to seamlessly switch between self-directed

work and collaborative projects; and be excited to join a nonprofit office with

interdisciplinary work.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide education programming to students K-12

• Aid in the execution and scheduling of all education outreach programs.

• Evaluate and develop improved techniques for the production of education

programs.

• Record and administer evaluative surveys to outreach participants

• Attend CherryArts meetings and events as necessary

• Additional creative opportunities, based on the intern’s skills and interests

Desired Skills/Academic Field of Study: Major or degree in Art Education,

Education, Nonprofit Management.

Additionally, we are seeking a candidate with these skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Digital proficiency, Apple operating system, Microsoft Office, Excel, Constant

Contact and Adobe Creative is a bonus

• A keen sense of self-motivation, proclivity to work positively with a variety of

personality types and leadership styles.

• Ability to be flexible and to embrace change

• Demonstrate a high standard of integrity and professionalism when

representing CherryArts off-site.

• Screen printing experience is a bonus

• A passion for art and art education

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please submit a resume, cover letter and one example of

your creativity (an academic assignment, a photo of artwork or other DIY project, a

writing sample, etc.) to:

Shaina Belton

ShainaBelton@cherryarts.org

(303) 355-2787 ext 212

Senior Accountant

Denver Zoo

Post date: 1/11/19

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo's Finance department has an opportunity for a full time Senior Accountant to prepare and analyze financial reports including reconciling general ledger accounts and assisting with audits and tax filings.  Candidates should have a degree in accounting or related field and have a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience.  Non-profit accounting experience is preferred. 

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 

Completed applications must be submitted by January 18, 2019

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Security Specialist

Denver Zoo

Post date: 11/11/19

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo's Security Department has an opportunity for a Part-time First Shift Security Specialist to ensure a safe and secure environment for guests, employees, animals, property and assets while still providing exception customer service. This position is for the first shift, which includes avarying 8 hour workday/20-25 hour work week between the hours of 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM with required seasonal overtime.  The current work schedule is Saturday, Sunday and Monday. (The schedule is subject to change due to season/department needs.) 

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

Completed applications must be submitted by January 18, 2019

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Rides & Attractions Mechanic

Denver Zoo

Post date: 1/11/19

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo's Attractions Department has an opportunity for a full time Rides & Attractions Mechanic to work with the lead mechanic to maintain and repair rides and attractions including carousel, train, 4D theater and water feature and make sure that they are operating safely.  Candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience (in HVAC, electrical, welding and diesel/gas engine repair or related field) and have mechanical and problem solving skills.  

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

Completed applications must be submitted by January 18, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Associate Director

Rocky Ridge Music Center 

Post date: 11/11/19

ABOUT ROCKY RIDGE MUSIC CENTER

Founded in 1942, Rocky Ridge Music Center provides transformative music education at both our historic summer campus in Estes Park, CO and our year-round Music Academy in North Boulder and Northwest Denver.  Now in its 77th season, RRMC’s summer residential programs for youth, college students, and adults range from 4 days to 4 weeks at our 17-acre site located just steps from Rocky Mountain National Park. The Center's multi-faceted programs, from classical to American roots music, give students of all ages and levels a variety of opportunities to work with exceptional artists, teachers, and colleagues from around the world. RRMC encourages participants to engage in lifelong music-making and to build creative communities where they live and work. 

Rocky Ridge Music Center: transforming lives through music, nature, and community.

www.RockyRidge.org

THE OPPORTUNITY

Rocky Ridge Music Center seeks an Associate Director who shares the Center’s commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community of musicians and music-lovers to form a creative hub in Colorado, as well as to stretch beyond our region to discover new talents, incite collaborations, and shape the future of music.

The Associate Director works closely with the Executive Director to advance the strategic goals of the Center. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: develop innovative and responsive programs with a focus on the growth of the Music Academy in Denver and Boulder, manage enrollment and student services for year-round and summer programs, recruit and mobilize volunteers, create and implement marketing initiatives and provide fundraising support, hire and manage seasonal summer staff. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000 (commensurate with experience)

Additional Benefits: Room and board from mid-May to mid-September, professional development opportunities
Time Commitment: This is a full-time, year-round exempt position
Location: Denver, CO (mid-September to mid-May), and Estes Park, CO (onsite residency required from mid-May to mid-September)
Reports to: Executive Director 

DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Previous supervisory and leadership experience
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in music, music education, arts administration, or related field.  Master's degree preferred, or equivalent professional experience
  • Recruitment and/or enrollment management experience
  • Ability to manage and optimize marketing processes through web, email, content, and social media
  • Previous concert or event management/promotion experience a plus
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to balance competing demands
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Successful record of creating and/or growing community-centered music education programs
  • Financial literacy
  • Interest in and ability to adapt to latest technology to accomplish organizational goals
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, QuickBooks Online, Square, Embark Application Software, Constant Contact, and donor management software a plus

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter, résumé, and three references to SoYoung Lee, Executive Director, at

SoYoung@RockyRidge.org


NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Rocky Ridge Music Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

Development Coordinator

Colorado Chautauqua Association

Post date: 1/11/19

Association Mission and Values

The Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) is a 501(c)3 Colorado non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving, perpetuating and improving the site and spirit of the historic Chautauqua by enhancing its community and values through cultural, educational, social and recreational experiences.   The Chautauqua experience is based on lifelong learning, love of nature, voluntary simplicity, and music, oration and the arts. Historic significance, traditions, cultural relevance, respite and enrichment are among the community benefits provided by the Colorado Chautauqua.

Position Overview

The Development Coordinator is a year-round, part-time (20 hours per week), non-exempt position.  The Development Coordinator reports to the Marketing and Development Manager and is responsible for providing support in the administration of all membership and development efforts on behalf of the Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA).  Some evening and weekend work will be required in meeting position responsibilities.  For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes this position is non-essential.

Below is a sample of duties and responsibilities assumed by the Development Coordinator (please see full position description at www.chautauqua.com, “career” page):

  • Assists Marketing and Development Manager with all fundraising strategies and tactics regarding individual and major donors, planned giving, membership, etc.
  • Assists with the preparation of sponsorship benefits packages and sponsorship solicitation in coordination with the Marketing and Development Manager
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of CCA’s member, donor and VIP records, receipts, acknowledgement and other member and donor communication templates within CRM software
  • Responsible for coordinating the member and donor renewal and recruitment processes and delivering exceptional customer satisfaction.
  • Processes incoming monetary gifts with proper designations, restrictions, cross-references, etc.
  • Ensures donor gift fulfillment and tracking
  • Creates and provides donor reports as required
  • Work with team to develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations
  • Communicate CCA’s mission and programs to potentials funders
  • Coordinate communications and maintain relationships with foundation contacts and program officers 

Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes as it relates to public programs, this position is essential. 

All qualified candidates must have:

  • Minimum 2+years previous experience in general marketing and development, database management, inside sales and/or customer service experience preferred.
  • Experience assisting in grant writing process, e.g. developing, organizing, writing and submitting of grants, Non-profit a plus.
  • Project management experience.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills.
  • Experienced researcher.
  • Proficiency in use of MicroSoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Audience View ticketing software experience a plus

Behavioral Traits and Attitudes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen well
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Works effectively with team members
  • Ability to function efficiently and amiably in a fast paced, complex and demanding customer service environment
  • Comfortable with a fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Desire and ability to learn quickly
  • Possess strong service, support and detail orientation
  • Ability to work in an open workspace environment 

Educational Requirements 

Associate and/or bachelor’s degree preferred.

Please visit CCA’s career page at www.chautauqua.com for full position description and complete list of requirements.

To Apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Marah Bradley

Payroll & Human Resources Assistant

Marah.bradley@chautauqua.com 

No Phone calls please.

Museum Exhibitions Technician

City of Longmont

Post date: 11/14/19

Hiring Range: $17.20 - $19.11/hr

Division: Museum Regular full time plus Benefits

Department: Community Services 40 hours per week including some evenings and weekends

DEFINITION: Under the supervision of a Museum Curator, the Museum Exhibitions Technician assists Curator of Exhibitions with the fabrication, installation and maintenance of all permanent and temporary exhibits and exhibit-related products, including environmental and marketing graphics. Work with museum staff in design and production of other miscellaneous graphic materials, signage, and banners.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Assist the Curator of Exhibitions in the design, fabrication, and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions. This includes development, design, prototyping, material selection, material procurement, fabrication, and installation of exhibitions and exhibition related components. Assist in the installation and de-installation of temporary, traveling exhibitions. This may include, unloading trucks, moving crates, unpacking crates, condition reporting, assembling exhibition, hanging artwork, de-installing exhibition, packing crates and loading truck. Oversee special projects as assigned. Keep exhibition shop and storage areas organized and clean. Investigate and apply innovative exhibition fabrication techniques. Construct and install high-quality exhibit components using current best practices in material choice and use. Provide all maintenance and repair work on exhibit components as needed and within an agreed upon reasonable timeframe. Work with artists in the installation of their work at the Museum. Design and produce temporary signage for all Museum purposes. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Position requires a flexible work schedule. Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment, wood shop, or galleries. Involves exposure to paints, solvents, fumes, dust, machinery, and noise. Portion of work will require frequent moderate to heavy carrying/lifting (up to 60 pounds), bending/stooping, twisting, kneeling and squatting. Ability to work on ladders. Vision to review plans, drawings, instructions, and detailed work; close-up work required for certain aspects of assembly and installation of exhibits and exhibit components. Ability to handle rare and fragile artifacts safely. Requires working cooperatively and effectively with co-workers, volunteers, and the general public. Must be able to work with little supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major coursework in history, museum studies, art, education, archival studies, multimedia communications, graphic and exhibit design, or a related field and some related professional experience. Two years professional experience and MA desired.

Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, criminal background check, substance screening and physical abilities test.

DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION (required) must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark St, Longmont, CO 80501, no later than January 14, 2019. An online application process is available for this position at www.longmontcolorado.gov. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

Major Gifts Manager

Environmental Learning for Kids

Location: ELK Office

Status: Regular Full-Time Employee Reports To: Executive Director

Background

ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and

responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-

25. ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and

engaging them in service learning projects. For many of the youth ELK serves, it’s their first experience with

the outdoors. ELK Educates youth through science and environmental education embedded in all programs

and activities to further students’ understanding and attitudes toward science, the outdoors, their

communities, college, and careers. ELK transforms youth by endowing them with increased academic skills,

civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities.

Job Summary

The Major Gifts Manager maximizes the effectiveness and smooth functioning of the organization through

managing the major donor fundraising plan, including relationship building for corporate, foundation, and

government grants; major individual and corporate gifts and major donor work associated with fundraising

and cultivation events. This position works closely with ELK’s leadership, staff, and Board of Directors to

increase to increase organizational and program capacity and sustainability through fundraising actions.

Areas of functional expertise include: fundraising, communications, problem solving, strategic planning and

goal setting, marketing and public relations, research, corporate and government relations, and project

management.

Some evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Fundraising – 80%of employee’s time

Ø Sets annual fundraising goals for major donor gifts and plans operations to ensure financial

sustainability and diversity in revenue for the organization.

Ø Works with ELK’s Executive Director, Associate Director, and contract grant writer to build

relationships with decision makers at corporations, foundations, and governmental entities ELK is

soliciting for grants.

Ø Runs the major donor program including research, asks, tracking, reporting and stewardship.

Ø Manages major donor aspects of fundraising special events including planning, implementation,

evaluation, and stewardship in coordination with ELK’s Corporate Relations & Marketing Director.

Ø Works with Campaign Consultant to complete capital and special project fundraising including

planning, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.

Strategy, Planning, and Organizational Development – 10%of employee’s time

Ø Assists Executive Director in development and implementation of annual strategic development plan

and calendar.

Ø Maintains and implements major donor funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities.

Ø Supports board, staff, and volunteer trainings to develop their fundraising skills.

Ø Supports the development, tracking, reporting and evaluation of the organizational strategic plan and

the Board of Director’s individual and collective goals.

Other Duties – 10%of employee’s time

Ø Supports annual budget creation process and audit process.

Ø Provides direct support to program staff as needed.

Ø Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience; graduate degree a plus.

Experience: Minimum 2-4 years of experience in nonprofit development, including proven track record of

success in raising major donor funds and mobilizing board and staff effectively. Experience successfully

completing projects with minimal oversight. Must have high level of attention to detail, flexible work style,

and be very self motivated.

CBI/FBI Background check required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ø Excellent skills in initiating and building relationships.

Ø Strong leadership skills.

Ø Excellent oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Ø Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.

Ø Strong interpersonal and communications skills to be able to communicate effectively with diverse

groups of people and partners including knowledge and skills in business English, grammatical

construction, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, and vocabulary.

Ø Strong Microsoft Excel experience with spreadsheet design, formatting, and use of

functions/formulas.

Ø Excellent organizational, scheduling, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. Must be able to

anticipate and plan for needed steps to meet deadlines.

Ø Resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.

Ø High level of professionalism, discretion and commitment to maintain confidentiality.

Ø Ability to develop good team relationships with coworkers, Board and key stakeholder groups.

Ø Ability to learn quickly and function effectively in fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.

Ø Interest in ELK’s mission and learning more about science and natural resources of Colorado

through ELK’s educational programs; enjoy spending some time with children/youth.

Salary

This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $55,000-$58,000 per year.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Ben Gregory at bgregory@elkkids.org.

Applications are accepted until close of business January 18, 2019.

Summer Camp Educator

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Be a Catalyst!  If you love inspiring curiosity for science in kids ages 4-12 and want to do it in an informal and fun environment then working at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science Camps may be for you!  Camp educators host and provide high quality, engaging and fun Museum camp programs at Day Camps for approximately 30 kids at a time. 

Essential Duties

  • Education - Inspire camp participants. Present dynamic and fun content from DMNS activity plans in the unique informal setting of the Museum and using Museum resources. Be flexible and respond to interests of the group.
  • Professionalism - Represent the Museum to the highest standard demonstrating Museum values of respect, integrity, excellence, learning, and great science. Act as an ambassador of the Museum at all times to peers, parents, teachers, attendees, and museum staff and volunteers. Work collaboratively with co-educators and camp coordinators to ensure smooth operations and exceptional customer service.
  • Organization - Use provided activity plans to prepare collaboratively with co-educator, prepare duties for teen volunteers, communicate with camp coordinators to ensure program needs are met, gather and prepare supplies for crafts, art projects and/or experiments, ensure that crafts and/or experiments are set and cleaned up after each class.
  • Yearlong opportunities - Support education team at the Museum in providing unique science experiences in regular programming year-round including workshops, overnights, and other camps. 

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree in science, education or related field preferred.
  • 1 year experience in teaching/education or performance required.
  • Evenings and weekend availability required.

Ideal Candidate Will Have 

  • Time and classroom management, dynamic teaching methods/delivery, and problem solving.
  • Proven record of effective informal teaching skills. (Solid ability to impart knowledge in a non-traditional or informal education environment).
  • Excellent ability to be flexible, project enthusiasm, empathy and patience.
  • Strong customer service, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Teaching degree is beneficial, not required.
  • Available some weeknights or weekends in April and May.
  • Available M-F June 3-29 and July 8-August 9. 

Core Values 

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy. 

Application Instructions 

Please submit your cover letter and resume by January 18, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted after this time. 

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

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

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

Security Officer

Denver Art Museum

This is a benefit eligible position and will work between 30-29 hours per week on average.

The Protective Services Security Officer is responsible for patrolling, observing, and monitoring the entire Museum while reporting any suspicious activity or damage. The Security Officer is expected to complete reports that include recording incidents and general information of activities in and around the museum. The Security Officer ensures that our guests feel safe and well cared for at all times while providing exceptional customer service.

Qualifications/Knowledge:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively and diplomatically with a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to speak, understand, read, and apply the English language; Ability to read, understand and apply written procedure and policy.
  • Skill in applying existing guidelines.
  • Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, and decision-making.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the museum.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to general Museum policies and procedures.
  • The application of all life safety and fire codes.
  • The enforcement of museum security policy.
  • Theft and crime prevention.
  • Respond to all emergency situations to guarantee a positive visitor experience for all.
  • Maintain vigilance at all times.
  • Maintain communication with Operations.
  • No cell phone use except to call operations if needed.
  • No reading on post other than what the job requires.

Education or Formal Training:

  • High School/GED

Qualified candidates are encouraged to complete an online application: www.denverartmuseum.org

Horticulturist - Greenhouse Production

Denver Botanic Gardens

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, provides support to Horticulture Department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Specifically, assists Senior Horticulturist/Curator (Greenhouse & Propagation) with day to day maintenance of plant collections and greenhouses and nursery.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/Experience: Minimum of two years of horticultural experience in a greenhouse/nursery production setting. Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, botany or related field from a four-year college or university with 2 to 3 years’ experience; or 4 to 6 years of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced understanding of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge. Experience in a greenhouse or nursery production preferred. Valid Colorado Driver’s License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License. Experience with hardscape features desired. Working knowledge of irrigation systems as well as horticultural equipment, tools, and machinery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses appropriate horticultural techniques of the highest standard to install and maintain diverse garden areas as prescribed in established organization guidelines, including routine and special projects as requested.
  • Assists with the Grown at the Gardens program, keeping track of inventories and signage database, printing labels and coordinating volunteers.
  • Participates in seed collection, cleaning, organizing, databasing, distribution to Plant Select® and Index Seminum.
  • Assists with all aspects of greenhouse production, including ordering and accessioning.
  • Maintains greenhouses and common areas free of weeds, debris, and litter.
  • Practices integrated pest management when dealing with plant disease and insect problems.
  • Participates in education programs and conducts tours when required including but not limited to evenings and weekends.
  • Contributes articles to internal and external publications.
  • Serves as a horticultural resource to management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Maintains labels and records and ensures inventories are correct.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and defines tasks and processes for volunteers, interns and seasonal gardeners.
  • Coordinates garden expenditure and purchasing with supervisor.
  • Participates in special events as needed including but not limited to Spring Plant Sale, Fete des Fleur, and Fall Plant & Bulb Sale, assisting as required in various tasks including but not limited to set-up, teardown and cleanup of projects.
  • Actively participates in professional societies and other organizations to disseminate and share ideas and keep current on horticultural happenings.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management, including snow removal in the winter.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/682ae48d-f87a-e0e1-485d-006548b9be84/apply?source=936748-CS-28138

Botany Field Assistant

Denver Botanic Gardens

Job Summary: This position assists with field work (including, but not limited to floristics, demographic monitoring, phenology, seed collection, germination, and restoration), field specimen processing, herbarium specimen processing and data entry.

Career Type: Seasonal, Full-time (May - September 2019)

Education/Experience: Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (BA preferred); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in botany, biology, environmental sciences or related areas. Undergraduate class work in botany and/or experience with ecological field methods (floristic surveys, ecological sampling, vegetation monitoring) and a basic knowledge of plant biology preferred. A basic knowledge of plant identification is required. Professional experience in field techniques and taxonomic identification preferred. Must be able to hike off-trail often in steep, exposed terrain while carrying moderately heavy equipment for extended periods of time sometimes in inclement weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, wind, and direct sunlight) at moderate to high altitudes in the presence of wild animals including insects (such as bees, wasps, and mosquitoes). Must be able to maintain attention to detail and a positive attitude under sometimes uncomfortable field conditions. Irregular hours including weekends and evenings may sometimes be a part of this position.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in field work for floristic surveys, demographic monitoring, seed collection and restoration, and transcribe data into an SQL database.
  • Responsible for assigned aspects of specimen and sample processing, including but not limited to tissue samples, natural history collections, seed collections, and aquatic invertebrates.
  • Responsible for assigned aspects of collecting natural history collections including but not limited to taking detailed field notes and pictures of plants and habitats, transcribing field notes to the appropriate specimen database, creating labels and matching with specimens.
  • Responsible for assigned aspects of plant identification in the field and herbarium.
  • Responsible for assigned aspects of day-to-day natural history collection tasks including but not limited to specimen processing by assisting with each step of processing workflow, especially pressing and drying of large quantities of plants as they are brought in from the field.

Other Duties:

  • Assist with digitization projects of herbarium specimens.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/e8b65a47-a41a-b045-cdf3-2addbec76017/apply?source=936722-CS-28138

Herbarium Assistant

Denver Botanic Gardens 

This position assists with digitization and curation activities for the Gardens fungal collection. This position assists with imaging fungal specimens, barcoding, and wrapping specimens in tissue and tasks related to moving the collection to the Freyer-Newman Center.

Career Type: Seasonal, Full-time (February-August 2019)

Education/Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (BA preferred); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in biology, environmental sciences, museum studies, or related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Must be able to work independently, possess strong organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Database experience helpful, especially in Symbiota. Basic knowledge of scientific nomenclature and museum collections including handling specimens preferred.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs trouble shooting and improving digitization protocols on assigned projects..
  • Digitize fungal specimens including but not limited to imaging, data entry, and editing records.
  • Prepare specimens for moving to the Freyer-Newman Center including wrapping specimens in tissue.
  • Handle specimens responsibly.
  • File specimens properly with strict adherence to workflows and protocols.

Other Duties:

  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to staff or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/c43a3870-94d3-0c68-2fd6-fb17bb3e76b0/apply?source=935950-CS-28138

Exhibit Manager

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

RMQM seeks a full-time Exhibit Curator. The Exhibit Curator is responsible for coordinating the conception, development, and organization of exhibits in conjunction with the Exhibit Council. He/she also works with the Exhibit Council & the RMQM Executive Director to select items to be displayed in the museum, arrange the loan of collections for exhibitions, design the layout of exhibits, and mange the installation.
Our current exhibit manager is relocating to Texas and will be available to train her replacement through the end of January.
Please see our website for more details and job requirements.
For more information call 303-215-9001, ask to speak to Karen Roxburgh.

Mountmaker

Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is accepting applications for an experienced Mountmaker.

The Mountmaker will report to the Director of Conservation and work directly with the Senior Mountmaker, conservators of specializations, as well as a range of other museum departments.

The successful candidate will collaborate with staff from Exhibition and Collection Services (ECS) as well as curators and educators. The Mountmaker will be responsible for designing and fabricating mounts for safe and aesthetic display, storage, and transit of collection objects as well as modifying existing frames;  participate in various stages of exhibition design and implementation; assist with resolving potential installation problems and concerns, and prepare artwork for safe and proper installation.

The successful candidate will also have: the ability to design mounts and exhibition components that uphold conservation standards and building codes; a degree of artistic ability and creative problem solving; skill in using tools and equipment that pertain to welding, wood working, metal finishing, and machining. Knowledge of and experience with welding is essential; prior experience with finish carpentry, painting and laminate, fasteners, and other building skills are preferred. Initiative, sound judgement, good organization and communication skills will be important to uphold the museum’s programming objectives.  

The anticipated hiring range is $40-$45K, plus benefits. 

Qualifications

High school degree required. Technical training in metal work and welding certification required. Minimum three years’ experience working with three dimensional objects and the design and construction of mounts. Experience in art handling and understanding of art conservation ethics are required. Experience with rigging and lifting systems preferred. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to complete an online application to be considered for the open position: 

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=32916&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788 

Please submit a letter of interest and resume by EOB January 11, 2019. 

Campaign Manager

Denver Center for Performing Arts

Reports to: VP Development 

Department: Development/Philanthropy

FLSA: Exempt

 

Job purpose 

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) launched a $36M capital campaign in June of 2018.  $27M has been committed to the campaign, leaving $9M to be raised philanthropically by July 2020. 

The Campaign Manager will be responsible for day-to-day planning, coordination, and management of the campaign.  The position is both strategic and tactical, including all components of a campaign for the current lead and major gift work to the public phase.  The Campaign Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 25 – 50 major gift donors, deepening the prospective donor pipeline, supporting the solicitation work of the front-line fundraisers, maintaining accurate and timely updates on campaign goals and milestones, donors and prospects.  S/he will report to the Vice President of Development and will have extensive interaction with the Campaign Cabinet members and volunteer fundraisers.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of 25 – 50 major gift donors
  • Qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these donors
  • Assist in development and execution of strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new and current campaign donors
  • Craft funding proposals in coordinator with relevant staff and campaign leadership, targeted for specific donors
  • Provide campaign updates and numerical analysis to Campaign Cabinet and DCPA leadership
  • Support Campaign Cabinet, set strategy, prepare and conduct follow up for group meetings, train and prepare volunteers for donor visits
  • Schedule all campaign-related meetings and prepare agendas
  • Coordinate with Marketing to prepare donor facing materials including customized briefing and solicitation proposals, naming opportunities, informational brochures
  • Develop donor-facing correspondence including letters, invitations, briefings and other mailings
  • Maintain annotated table of gifts and list of funded recognition opportunities
  • Maintain a comprehensive campaign timeline and progress activity report
  • Help plan and coordinate campaign cultivation and recognition events
  • Coordinate with Development Coordinator to ensure donor meeting, research, and follow up information is captured in database
  • Ensure prompt follow up to close gifts and steward donors
  • Serve as main point of contact for donor and staff questions about capital campaign 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least five years in fundraising with capital campaign experience preferred
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
  • Experience with donor cultivation and solicitation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and database management
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Unremitting positive attitude and optimism
  • Desire to support the work of others, including both professional and volunteer fundraisers, toward the accomplishment of an audacious goal 

Working conditions 

Sitting, standing, working indoors and working on computers and phones at a desk.  Considerable evening work, attends many functions, maybe required to lift at least 25lbs and maybe required to be on feet for long periods of time.

Duties are primarily performed in a general office setting.  

Our company philosophy is to select the person best qualified for each job in the organization.  We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All employment actions are administered in accordance with this commitment 

Please apply at https://www.denvercenter.org/about-us/careers/

Grant Manager

Denver Center for Performing Arts

Reports to Sr. Director of Major Girts

Department: Development

FLSA: Exempt

 

Job purpose

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Major Gifts, the Grant Manager serves as an expert on the Development team by making the grant process work effectively and efficiently. The most crucial part of this position is to identify potential grant support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations to meet the financial and operational needs of the organization.

We are looking for an individual who has had progressive and successful development experience implementing grant programs from application to award and utilization, and who has a strong track record of successful grant management. The ideal candidate has a methodological and analytical approach to the grant life cycle. S/he also needs to provide clear communication about how we decide to pursue grant funding opportunities and how we comply with all associated requirements across the organization.

Principal Duties:

  • Write grants, in partnership with content experts
  • Manage all grants received by the organization, to include compliance and reporting
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process
  • Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results
  • Provide expertise to the fund raising team to ensure proper coordination of work
  • Keep the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities
  • Oversee the job of invoicing, accounting, reporting, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant process
  • Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation in partnership with the finance department in accordance with each grant requirement
  • Provide detailed reports to the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization's progress
  • Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs
  • Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Excellent project management skills with experience in managing administrative projects
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Strong command over written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of the organization's overall business and its objectives
  • Possess good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues
  • Ability to work within a team and provide support to the team
  • Ability to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities
  • Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting
  • A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs

Working conditions 

This position operates primarily in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

Our company philosophy is to select the person best qualified for each job in the organization.  We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All employment actions are administered in accordance with this commitment 

Please apply at: https://www.denvercenter.org/about-us/careers/

Lone Tree Arts Center Business Manager

Lone Tree Arts Center

Post date: 12/5/18

Review of Resumes will begin on December 10, 2018 

FLSA/Job Status: Non-Exempt, 40 hours per week, evenings and weekends, as needed. 

Hiring Pay Range:     Hiring range of $55,100 to $67,500 annually*

*Offered salary will be determined based upon selected candidate’s relevant education and experience. 

Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer match in PERA retirement system, optional 401K and 457 plans, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, short term disability, long term disability, and tuition reimbursement. 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: 

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Business Manager is responsible for overseeing the financial, contracting, and business processes for the Lone Tree Arts Center, a municipally owned and operated multidisciplinary arts center that includes a 500-seat proscenium theatre; a 200-seat event hall; and a 350-seat outdoor amphitheatre. 

The ideal candidate will have strong finance and budgeting skills, scrupulous attention to detail, a team-oriented work style, and enthusiasm in the pursuit of continued excellence in achieving the City and the Arts Center mission, vision and values.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is an exempt full- time position, working at least 40 hours per week. The City of Lone Tree Arts Center daytime business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Actual work schedule will require evenings and weekends.

To apply: Business Manager, City of Lone Tree

Please see below for the full job description.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  

(The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  At the discretion of the supervisor and/or department director, duties may be modified to address business needs and changing business practices): 

  • Create, monitor and forecast annual operating budget of $3 + million annually, to include:
    • Analyze financial information to summarize the current and/or projected Arts Center financial position, including providing needed financial reports.
    • Work closely with the Finance Department to coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. 
    • Coordinate departmental monthly general ledger review and send reconciliation requests to Finance Department.
    • Develop the annual budget, and prepare final budget documents for approval by City Council.
    • Work with Executive Director to produce timely re-forecasts of performance expectations and work with department leadership team on monitoring budgets.
  • Prepare financial reports for grant applications.
  • Assist in the negotiation of and oversee the administration of performance contracts, to include:
    • Identify all contract obligations (housing, hospitality, etc.) and assuring they are within budget parameters.
    • Coordinate fulfillment of all contractual obligations with respective LTAC departments.
    • Work closely with all outside parties (Actors’ Equity, payroll paymaster, etc.) to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Executive Director, Lone Tree Arts Center

Other: Interacts with City employees, community partners, patrons and vendors. 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises Administrative and Artistic Assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Required in all job descriptions)

  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel and visitors of the City of Lone Tree. 
  • Demonstrated personal effectiveness, credibility, thoroughness, flexibility, and collaboration skills in adhering to and advancing the City’s vision, mission and values and ethical standards.
  • Must maintain a cooperative attitude and high degree of flexibility in changing priorities.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
  • Work requires substantial independent judgment and decision-making.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to comprehend conceptual ideas or strategies and implement such ideas or strategies.
  • Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to the City Council and City Manager in an acceptable format.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, community partners, patrons and vendors is essential.
  • Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions, and the ability to issue clear concise verbal and/or written instructions to subordinates and other employees and report operations verbally or in written form to superiors.

Education/Experience

  •  Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business, performing arts or other related field from a four-year college or university required. Master’s Degree in Business or related field strongly preferred.
  • Work History:Must have demonstrated 3 - 5 years of financial and/or contract administration experience in a small to mid-sized (preferably) non-profit organization.
  • Work Experience: Must have demonstrated experience in financial management and contract negotiation/administration.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with performing arts experience. 

PREFERRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Strong financial management and operational skills, including but not limited to budget development, tracking and forecasting.
  • Familiarity with general ledger systems and accounting principles.
  • Experience negotiating with agents, artists, and vendors.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of performing and visual arts.
  • Desire to play a leading role for a fast-growing and quickly-evolving arts organization, as demonstrated by creative and original thinking, flexibility, and ability to adapt to new situations quickly.
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently while maintaining a strong commitment to the organization’s team goals.

 

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities (This is a general list and may not apply to all positions):

  • Driving: Must be physically capable of operating motor vehicles safely in the normal course of assignments.
  • Office equipment: Daily use of a copier, scanner, and printer.
  • Computer equipment: Daily use of a personal computer, MS Office software, GIS software.
  • Language skills: Reads, analyzes, and interprets technical journals, financial reports, and legal document; writes technical and professional reports and correspondence and using proper spelling, grammar, and style; presents information and responds to questions from top management, citizens and large groups.
  • Mathematical skills: Performs mathematical calculations including calculations.
  • Reasoning ability: Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions using a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Physical activities: Sits for long periods of time; may walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, climb, carry and lift for varying periods. Requires continuous and repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.
  • Lifting: May involve lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Vision and hearing: Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents; must be able to answer telephones, communicate conversation and respond to verbal inquiries.
  • Exposure to environmental conditions: Work in office setting and theatrical facility is required. 

Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Blue Sky Gallery at Centennial Airport

Wings Over the Rockies

Post date: 12/5/18

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies, Exploration of Flight, Boeing Blue Sky Gallery, 13005 Wings Way, Englewood CO 80112

Department: Wings Over the Rockies, Exploration of Flight

FLSA Status: Part-Time, Friday-Sunday each week               

Job Summary: Wings Over the Rockies is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who can “jump in” to lead and support our exhibit and flying operations at the new Exploration of Flight facility at Centennial Airport.  The COO reports to the CEO and will be instrumental in helping to establish and maintain a set of business operations, guidelines and culture, including, but not limited to: day-to-day Visitor Services (admissions and shop) and Welcome Desk operations; membership sales and retention; retail sales; flight operations for Young Eagles and our Teacher Flight Program; volunteer/staff management, act as the Manager on Duty and Supervisor of Flying including Visitor Services and Welcome Center point of contact.

This position will help implement a strategic operations plan driving sales revenue from admissions, membership, retail sales and flight operations. 

Retail Management:

- Oversee the daily operations of the store.

- Explore new areas of potential for retail products, opportunities, and growth.

- Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory levels and conducting accurate inventory counts.

- Monitor operational procedures for POs, shipping and receiving of merchandise, and invoicing and revise when/if necessary.

- Help create standard retail operations and processes which all Visitor Associates will adhere to.

- Network with similar managers of retail operations across the metro area. 

Business Management:

- Supervise cash handling procedures and daily reconciliation of Associate banks and deposits.

- Monitor procedures and use of POS transactions.

- Utilize and maintain operation reports (sales, inventory, and traffic etc.)

- Accurately  ensure process retail sales, exchanges, returns, admissions, memberships, and gift certificates in a timely fashion.

- Maintain store inventory and vendor files, including inventory, deletion due to damage, theft, receipt of defective products. 

- Assist in coordinating physical inventory count once a year in accordance with yearly audit requirements.

- Occasionally check in groups for tours and give those groups an introduction to the museum.

Staff and Volunteer Management:

- Supervise a manager of flight operations, 2-3 front desk employees and at least 4 rotating volunteers.

- Supervise the opening and closing of the front line, shop, and Welcome Center as directed.

- Hire, train, coach, inform, and review staff as often as necessary to assure competence and communication.

- Advising and scheduling the appropriate staff as necessary.

- Manage and supervise operation of simulators when needed.

- Occasionally give a tour of the museum to groups when short staffed or a docent isn’t available to give a tour.

Flight Operations

- Oversee all day-to-day activities and program operations

- Manage flight logistics such as aircraft movement, greeting teachers, working with pilots for fueling, cleaning aircraft post flight, and reminders.  Work with Chief Pilot to ensure follow-through of all scheduled aircraft maintenance.

- Develop a relationship with other airport tenants and Airport Authority

- Pilot/volunteer scheduling

- Create and maintain spreadsheets for monitoring and reporting of flight operations

- Track and approve budget spending within program parameters  

Additional Duties:

- Communicate well and often with staff and volunteers.

- Maintain proper cash handing procedures.

- Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocol.

- Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required

- Weekend and holiday hours are inherent to the nature of this job. 

- The schedule for the Flight Operations Manager fluctuates and will be required to work 2 weekends per month.

- This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties and may be amended within the nature of the job and/or department.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree

- Licensed Pilot

- An understanding of airport procedures and flight operations.

- Managerial experience.

- Phenomenal customer service demeanor with excellent interpersonal and phone skills with ability to learn Altru management tools.

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Database entry, management, and analytical skills.

- Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

- A reliable, ethical, and positive outlook is a must.

- A self-starter, with fresh and innovative ideas.

- Knowledge of simple retail statistics and Excel.

Working Conditions: Environmental conditions may vary.

- Must be able to work in an outdoor weather environment in all seasons and weather, including heat/humidity, cold temperatures, and/or wet conditions

- Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays, and special events 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@wingsmuseum.org.  Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check. 

Horticulture Internships - 6 Available 

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 12/5/18

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining botanic gardens. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas.

During the summer each intern is expected to complete a project that will expand their horticultural knowledge while benefitting the Gardens. During the summer of 2019 projects will focus on:

Horticulture Research and Plant Micropropagation
Under the direction of the Horticulture Research Associate, this internship introduces a student to aspects of horticulture research, experimental design and plant breeding theories and techniques. Work will include micropropagation in Denver Botanic Gardens' tissue culture lab and continuation of an in-progress biochar study.

Green Roof Horticulture
Assist with a scientific study investigating the differences in phenology and pollinator interaction between plants on Denver Botanic Gardens’ green roofs and their counterparts at grade throughout the main grounds. Skills will be developed in plant identification, location, labelling and photography. This intern will also have a unique opportunity to practice proper horticulture techniques in a green roof setting and throughout the three-acre, Colorado life-zone themed, Mordecai Children’s Garden.

Plant Records Curation and Mapping
The Plant Records intern will work with the Plant Records team to assist in the curation of the diverse living collections at Denver Botanic Gardens through data basing, mapping, labeling and digital photography. The 2019 intern will focus on mapping and documenting the Ellipse Woods and adjacent path, a 2018 addition to Denver Botanic Gardens. A familiarity with Auto-CAD software is required for this internship.

Rock Alpine Garden Collections Management
Work with the Curator of Alpine Collections and the Plant Records team to update labels in the Rock Alpine Garden’s extensive collection of over 2,500 species of plants and photographs in BG-BASE, Denver Botanic Gardens’ living collections database, for Gardens Navigator, a publicly accessible website featuring the living collections. The intern will also learn hands-on plant identification, cultivation and curation skills in a naturalistic, rock garden setting.

Tropical Collections Management
Experience the day-to-day practices involved in stewarding a tropical plants collection in a public garden. Time will be spent in both the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory, an 11,000 sq. ft. display house featuring plants native to tropical forests around the world, and in non-public areas inventorying and caring for the Gardens’ orchid collection.

Therapeutic Horticulture
Gain professional experience working with Denver Botanic Gardens Therapeutic Horticulture Team, leading and supporting program activities and assisting in the daily maintenance of the Sensory Garden. The Horticultural Therapy Intern will create and facilitate participant activities that both fulfill the needs of the Gardens’ Horticultural Therapy Program and their personal interests. Additional experience within the Horticultural Therapy field is required, please submit documentation of classes or list relevant experience on application.

The internships are rounded out with educational field trips, lectures and workshops with other interns. Upon completion of the internship, each intern is expected to give a presentation about their project and experiences.

Career Type: Internship 

Location: York Street 

Duration: May 28 - August 8, 2019 

Compensation: $14.00 per hour 

Working Conditions: Internships are hands-on horticulture jobs. Much of the work is outdoors. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Qualifications: Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for the internship in Horticulture, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally, successful completion of a minimum of two courses among the following topics is required: soil science, greenhouse management, floriculture, irrigation principles, IPM, plant pathology, plant physiology and/or plant propagation. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students, including those who are making a career change into the field of horticulture. There are additional qualifications for specific projects, please check the description for details. 

Additional Information: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 8, 2019 and must include the following:

  • Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form – available online as a writable PDF or in hard copy through our Human Resources Department
  • Current resume detailing work history and horticulture-related activities
  • All college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
  • Two letters of reference that reflect academic and/or work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by the due date.

The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. Application materials can also be sent via regular mail to:

Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn: Human Resources – Internship
909 York St.
Denver, CO 80206

Completed applications are due by February 8, 2019Here is the internship application.

Here are frequently asked questions about internships.

Denver Botanic Gardens is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are only accepted for open positions.

Housing:
Housing is not provided by the Gardens, but housing opportunities with a host family are available for Gardens interns. After acceptance into the internship program interns are provided with information on housing opportunities.

Sales & Services Associate – Part Time (Seasonal)

Denver Art Museum

Post date: 12/5/18

 

Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences?

Summary:

Primary purpose is on-site customer service representative responsible for membership sales, museum admission ticket sales and telephone sales and support.  Approx. 10-30 hours per week, hours are not guaranteed and subject to change. This is a seasonal position which will be considered for a part-time role after March 3, 2019. We are looking for individuals who have open availability, especially on weekends and around the holidays.

  • Customer Service
  • Cashier Duties
  • General Administrative
  • ·         Data Processing

Qualifications:

  • Proficient with Blackbauds Raisers Edge, Microsoft applications and ticketing software a plus.
  • Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills.
  • Bilingual with Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with visitors, staff, volunteers, support groups, trustees and members, in person, on the telephone and via internet communications.
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to sit for most of an 8 hour day performing data entry.

Interested candidates are encouraged to complete an online application to be considered for the open position:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=32544&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788

Position open until December 9, 2018. 

Executive Director

Colorado Railroad Museum 

Post date:12/5/18

General:

The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the overall success of the Colorado Railroad Museum in coordination with and reporting to the Board of Trustees. This includes overseeing the administration, operations, programs and strategic plans for the Museum and representing the Museum in the community.  

Qualifications:

Education

  • University degree in a related field

Professional designation

  • None

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Leadership and management skills and experience as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations
  • Understanding of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization
  • Knowledge of human resources management
  • Non-profit financial management and budget development skills and experience
  • Project management experience

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Word processing
  • Excel spreadsheet modeling
  • Financial management
  • E-mail
  • Internet

Experience:

  • 5 or more years of progressive management experience in a not-for-profit organization

Working Conditions:

  • Executive Director usually works in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces from time to time
  • Executive Director works a standard work week, but it may be necessary work evening, weekends, and overtime hours to accommodate Board meetings, on-site special activities and events, and representing the organization at public functions, among others.

Salary

This is a salaried position with medical/dental/401k/paid vacation benefits

Salary range is dependent upon experience and qualifications. 

A full job description is available upon request. 

Email the following to Sharon@crrm.org:

1) Work history resume and references,

2) narrative as to why he or she is best suited to the job 

Job close date: January 15, 2019

Program and Volunteer Manager

Denver Architecture Foundation

Post date:12/5/18

Mission & History

The Denver Architecture Foundation inspires people to explore our dynamic city,

experience the importance of design to our quality of life and envision an exceptional

future for Denver.

Since formation in 1990 with the intent to increase public awareness, understanding and

involvement in Denver’s built environment, DAF has remained steadfast to its philosophy

of “architecture for all.” Now in our third decade of operations and programming, DAF

continues to champion the deep-rooted connections between architecture, education

and community.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program and Volunteer Manager is responsible

for managing numerous DAF programs, and overseeing volunteer recruitment,

management and retention. This position is largely responsible for DAF’s annual largescale,

high-profile, flagship event – Doors Open Denver. Additionally, this position

manages monthly Hard Hat Tours, monthly Walking Tours and periodic special events,

and offers support to DAF’s Lecture Series and other educational programs. The Program

and Volunteer Manager provides seamless program planning and execution, team

management and development, quality control and evaluation.

Job Responsibilities

• Program and data management and event planning, including liaising with

contractors and vendors to deliver effective and efficient programs.

• Communications oversight, including drafting and executing DAF emails, social

media posts and website posts related to events and programs.

• Volunteer management and development, including working cooperatively and

effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that

enhance organizational effectiveness.

• Community outreach and relationship cultivation, including communications with

stakeholders to gain community support for programs and input to improve programs.

• Identify and evaluate risks associated with program activities and make appropriate

recommendations to control risks.

• Operate within approved program budgets.

• Anticipate, understand and respond to needs of internal and external clients to meet

or exceed their expectations within organizational parameters.

• Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals and track

details, data, information and activities.

• Monitor program activities on a regular basis and conduct annual evaluation.

• Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to

enhance programs, as appropriate.

• Write reports on programs for management and funders.

• Staff events and programs.

• Attendance at board and committee meetings.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Evening and weekend hours required.

• Must have the ability to lift 35 pounds.

• Must have a valid driver’s license.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required, and minimum 7 years work experience.

• Personal qualities of integrity and a passion for DAF’s mission.

• Team player and positive, professional attitude.

• Self-sufficient and efficient.

• Proficiency in the use of: word processing; spreadsheets; simple accounting;

databases; email; Internet; social media; cloud-based file sharing; website content

management systems; email marketing services; online ticketing systems; online

surveying tools; and mobile technology.

• Excellent customer service skills.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse audiences, including DAF

board members, members, volunteers, community partners and donors.

• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task.

• Excellent organizational and planning skills.

• Detail-oriented.

• Previous event and volunteer management experience preferred.

• Previous nonprofit, cultural sector experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is full-time, exempt. Compensation is $47,500/yr. Benefits include monthly

health stipend, monthly phone/internet stipend, mileage reimbursement, 15 days paid

time off and 7 holidays.

DAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in people and ideas.

Apply by December 9, 2018. Submit cover letter, résumé and three references to

info@denverarchitecture.org. No phone calls, please

Graphic Designer: Exhibitions & Interpretation

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 11/20/18 

Job Description: As part of the Exhibitions, Art & Learning Engagement Department, this role produces and coordinates designs that ensure high quality, durability, and innovation in visual communications for large and small exhibits and interpretation initiatives. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, including internal brand managers and other in-house graphic designers and curators, as well as external partners including artists, lenders, and vendors, this position is responsible for projects such as exhibition graphics, wall texts, graphics murals, photo blow-up reproduction, object labels, graphics and design for novelty projects, Gardens’ mobile web app, internal training materials, and contributes to wayfinding and interpretive signage. 

Career Type: Full-time

Experience / Education: Minimum two years’ experience with print and digital design, including production, ideally within a museum, park or like organization. Excellent design ability with thorough knowledge of print design and command of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. Adept at finessing outstanding working relationships with a wide variety of personality types. Additional knowledge of digital publishing software, Flash, Dreamweaver, Javascript libraries, jQuery Mobile and HTML beneficial. B.A. or B.F.A. in design, art, architecture, communications or related field preferred. Experience with bilingual design standards and Spanish language fluency highly desirable. Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). General knowledge of image copyright and intellectual property best practices.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Creates, maintains, and executes graphic products and templates faithful to the Gardens design program and brand standards.
  • Presents and reviews preliminary designs and complete layouts for comment and/or approval; manage proofing and revisioning process.
  • Manages relationships with external printing companies to produce high quality, sustainable printed graphics at a competitive price. Obtains bids and awards print jobs to outside vendors and manages print production and proofing process.
  • Coordinates vendor installation of murals and signage.
  • Manages image treatments (crops, color correctness, etc.).

Other Job Duties:

  • Cuts and mounts signs or other visual communications. 
  • Participates in creative development of exhibits; makes recommendations for design solutions for exhibitions and other departmental initiatives.
  • Designs exhibition overviews for fundraising purposes and other communications needs.
  • Contributes to a positive company and department culture through actions and words.
  • Assists in tracking and ensuring compliance with image use requirements from lenders and licensors.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors and partners.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/4a17cb18-3792-8a41-a2cd-9a6123ef55c5/apply?source=914271-CS-28138

Marketing Coordinator

Butterfly Pavillion

Post date: 11/20/18

Position Reports To: Brand Manager

Direct Reports: N/A

FLSA: Full Time/Exempt

Salary/Hourly Rate: $30,000 - $35,000 per year. Regular work schedule is Monday through Friday, with select evenings and weekend days as needed for special events.

About Butterfly Pavilion: Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration, and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Brand Manager, the Marketing Coordinator is the hub for the Marketing Department and is responsible for supporting the development of, and implementing, multi-faceted marketing initiatives for Butterfly Pavilion departments. These initiatives include various campaigns, events and programs meant to drive awareness of the brand and mission, as well as drive revenue. This position requires advanced project management and communication skills, rigorous attention to detail, and creativity.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

• Assist in the development of marketing plans, implement marketing tactics, and manage project timelines for internal departments – Marketing (Membership, Public Events, Private Events), Guest Services, Programs, Interpretation and Education, and Science and Conservation.

• Update and maintain content on Butterfly Pavilion website.

• Assist in the development of social media strategy and implement tactics on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and other social profiles.

• Work closely with graphic artists and oversee the design and printing of collateral and advertising materials.

• Develop and implement guerrilla marketing strategy.

• Assist in the development of content for monthly e-newsletter and other promotional emails.

• Manage the placements of print, electronic, radio and television advertisements.

• Act as hub for Marketing Department, managing project timelines, reconciling budget, preparing invoices, etc.

• Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Marketing & Communications.

• Track industry trends and offer innovative strategies to boost marketing and promotional efforts. 

Competencies:

• Project/time management

• Detail Orientation

• Communication Skills

• Department Knowledge

• Teamwork

• Writing Skills

• Technical Skill

• Creative Thinking

• Initiative

• Builds relationships 

Qualifications/Experience:

• Business or marketing-related degree or equivalent professional qualifications.

• Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies.

• Experience managing projects that require extensive coordination of people and resources, including working closely with graphic artists to design collateral.

• Graphic design experience preferred, but not required. 

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

While performing the responsibilities of this position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the position will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. At Butterfly Pavilion, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time. While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is occasionally required to 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, carry and items up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:

Butterfly Pavilion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for open positions and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or veteran status.

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/939937-20970.html.

Application deadline is Friday, December 7, 2018. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Part Time Exhibit Technician

Butterfly Pavillion 

Post date: 11/20/18

Position Reports To: Exhibits Director

Direct Reports: Exhibits Volunteers

About Butterfly Pavilion: Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere, because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.

FLSA: Part Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: $16.00/hr  16 -20 hr a week Position Summary:  The Exhibit Technician collaborates with the exhibits team to maintain, repair, refurbish, and build exhibits and components. This employee also assists with the maintenance of the facility, fabrication workshop, tools, and supplies.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: 

Conducts daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance and repair of exhibit components. Adhere to and assist in refining maintenance check lists and systems.

Assists with checks of exhibits and conduct repairs and maintenance as needed.

Assists with technical design, engineering, fabrication and refurbishment of exhibit components and galleries for both new and existing exhibits as guided by Exhibits Director.

Responsible for assisting with maintaining building and workshop cleanliness, organization and safety.

Assists exhibits team to fulfill staff accommodation requests in exhibits and facility spaces for special events or programs.

Assists with transportation of materials and equipment for special programs and donations as needed.

Attends all necessary meetings both departmentally and organizationally when applicable.

Support a culture of cross organization communication, collaboration and information sharing. 

Qualifications/Experience:

Maintenance and building experience required. Fabrication, construction and cabinet-making experience preferred.

Working knowledge of mechanical, and electrical required.

Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Valid driver's license and reliable form of transportation.

Project management skills a plus.

Additional Requirements: 

This person will work 16-20 hours a week. The work schedule is flexible for organizational needs and personal preferences. This part-time schedule will include some weekends and evening week. Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high-volume times.

Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, safe and meaningful experience.

Provide mentorship and support to participating Volunteers.

Periodic support and programmatic duties in other zoo areas.  

Competencies: 

Project/Time management

Department/Job knowledge

Detail oriented

Initiative

Resource Management

Results and Goal Orientated

Build relationships

Teamwork and cooperation

Communication skills

Ethical Conduct 

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:  

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

At Butterfly Pavilion, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. This position is very active, requiring frequent bending/stooping and kneeling. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is often required to use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. Must be able to lift up and carry items to up 80 pounds. 40% of time is spent standing, 50% spent walking and 10% spent sitting. 

This job description should not be construed to imply these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related work as required. This job description may be updated as needed. 

How to Apply:

Butterfly Pavilion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for open positions and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or veteran status.

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/939953-20970.html.  Position is open until filled.  No phone calls or drop in's please.  

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/939953.html 

Graphic Design & Marketing Coordinator

Town of Parker

Post date: 11/20/18

HIRING SALARY: $50,700.00 - $59,800.00 Annually 

OPENING DATE: 11/13/18 

CLOSING DATE: 12/09/18 05:00 PM

JOB SUMMARY:  

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Cultural Director – Communications and External Affairs, this position is responsible for a variety of graphic design and marketing initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to: designing all marketing collateral for the Cultural Department and/or delegating it to other design support staff; providing assets for website and social media content; coordinating the trafficking of ads to local media; and assisting the Assistant Cultural Director with implementing annual marketing plan. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

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

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

Extensive knowledge of and experience with Graphic Design, Marketing, Advertising, Copywriting, Communications, or related field required. Design degree preferred. A combination of education and experience to provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to: criminal history search is required. In-depth knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, as well as Microsoft Office. Excellent graphic design skills with examples of personal work. Must have excellent written communication and proofreading skills, and have high attention to detail. Experiences designing multi-page brochures and booklets. Experience with Web site development/content management software. HTML knowledge is a plus. Working knowledge of social media avenues, including Facebook and Twitter. Ability to coordinate and design promotional materials. Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations. Knowledge of marketing principles. 

Facility Custodial Technician

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 11/20/18

Job Summary: Acts as customer-oriented liaison between Denver Botanic Gardens and the public. Cleans, maintains and sets up public/service areas and equipment for visitors, employees and volunteers and ensures a positive appearance of the Gardens facilities for visitors and staff. Under general supervision performs and maintains the internal and external appearance of the Gardens.

This position will be evenings and weekends.

Career Type: Seasonal, Part-time

Education/Experience: Preferred six months janitorial experience and/or light maintenance knowledge or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and have experience working in a team environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures overall positive presentation and experience of all physical facilities for visitors and staff.
  • Assures all event space is properly setup and clean.
  • Monitors events and traffic flow of visitors throughout gardens and buildings, performing timely clean-up including emptying trash cans, cleaning restroom facilities, picking up trash, etc.
  • Proactively maintains cleanliness of exterior hardscapes, including sweeping sidewalks and trash pick-up if necessary.
  • Collects recycled materials, and ensures wastes is placed in the proper dumpster.
  • Cleans public and office areas, including emptying trash, dusting, vacuuming, windows, etc. to ensure consistently clean and safe presentations.
  • Regularly empties interior and exterior trash cans within gardens and public areas.
  • Operate pressure washer to ensure all exterior hardscape is clean and free of debris, including mechanical power blower.
  • Operate powered carts, floor cleaner and other light mechanical cleaning equipment.
  • Responsible for Snow Removal.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure tripping or other safety hazards are immediately reported to supervisor.
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with managers, co-workers, members, visitors or others.
  • Attends all meetings as required.
  • Performs light maintenance of custodial equipment, other duties or special projects as requested by management.

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/27caecb6-7353-8df2-d545-6e694e049b56/apply?source=911744-CS-28138 

Visitor Services Associate

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Post date: 11/20/18 

Job Location:           Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver. CO 80230 (primary) and Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight, 13005 Wings Way, Englewood, CO 80112 (secondary)

Department:         Visitor Services

FLSA Status:          Part-time (up to 29 hours per week)                  Salary:    $11.10/hour

Job Summary:      Wings Over the Rockies is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals who can help provide a welcoming and positive experience for all museum guests.  This position exists to enhance the visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, and guiding museum guests from their entrance to exit. 

The Guest Experience:

  • Greet each museum visitors, including members, paid and invited guests, groups, event clientele, and vendors.
  • Represent the museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly manner.
  • Supports policies for internal and external customer service; models outstanding customer service at all times.
  • Help manage the traffic flow of visitors and engage with all guests entering the museum.

Visitor Services:

  • Check in visitors and members to the museum.
  • Encourage and sell museum retail store merchandise to all guests.
  • Encourage and sell museum membership/renewal opportunities to all guests and current members.
  • Help direct deliveries, corporate events and vendor traffic.
  • Give tours of the museum to groups when short staffed or a docent is not available to give a tour.
  • Daily front desk tasks (i.e. dust, restock, rearrange products).
  • Handle disgruntled or upset customers or determine when it is appropriate for a senior manager to intervene.

Simulation Operator:

  • Encourage, sell, and operate simulators.
  • Inspect equipment to detect wear and tear and fill out safety logs each shift, and keep ride clean.
  • Understand and explain safety procedures to riders.
  • Enforce all safety regulations and stay current on safety rules and procedures.
  • Regularly clean up debris from around ride to ensure guest safety.

Additional Duties:

  • Communicate well and often with staff, guests, and volunteers.
  • Maintain proper cash handing procedures.
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocol.
  • Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required
  • Weekend and holiday hours are inherent to the nature of this job. 
  • This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties; it may be amended within the nature of the job and/or department.

Job Skill Requirements and Experience:

  • Must be able to push, pull, lift 50+lbs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills; willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Positive personality and exceptional customer service skills and initiative.
  • At least one year of customer service and cash handing in a retail environment is required.
  • Familiarity with computers, cash registers, and email is preferred. 

Working Conditions:

Standard workdays and hours will be Monday through Sumday, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, including holidays. Must be available to work varying shifts/hours based on business needs, including holidays.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@wingsmuseum.org.  Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check. 

Children's Theatre Stagehand

Arvada Center

Post date: 11/20/18 

Reports To:  Children’s Theatre Stage Manage 

Department:  Production                       Pay Rate beginning: $14.00 hr. 

Position Purpose

The Children’s Theatre Stagehand assists in developing the backstage track for Children’s Theatre productions during the tech rehearsal process, and runs the track for all performances. 

Essential Functions

  • Attends all technical rehearsals and establishes required backstage duties for the production
  • Performs start-of-day duties before each performance, including stage sweep and mop, scenic and props preparation and presets
  • Performs backstage duties for all performances, which may require lifting, pushing, pulling or activating large scenic elements while taking cues from the Stage Manager over headset
  • Assists performers with props and costume pieces during performances
  • Performs basic maintenance to keep scenery and props in working condition, and reports to the Stage Manager any conditions that require further attention
  • Assists with load-out and load-in of the production as needed for repertory purposes
  • Attends brush-up, understudy and accessibility rehearsals as needed throughout the run 

Authority or Limitations

  • Receives supervision from Children’s Theatre Stage Manager and Production Management. 

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Work is in a dark, theatrical environment which requires frequent standing, walking, climbing stairs, and walking on inclined or uneven surfaces.
  • Lifting, pushing and pulling of scenic elements up to approximately 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable with:
  • Basic power tools
  • Scissor and personnel lifts
  • Occasionally working from heights and ladders
  • Shifts running from early morning into the afternoon
  • Periods of inactivity in-between performances 

Desirable Qualities

  • Basic understanding of theatrical principles, rehearsal and performance practices
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with varying artistic personality types including Stage Management, fellow crew, and performers
  • Reliable nature and ability to commit to a full performance schedule
    • Solid work ethic including self-motivation. 

Marketing Manager

Cherry Arts

Post date: 11/20/18

ABOUT US: CherryArts is a thriving nonprofit arts organization committed to the

mission of providing access to art experiences and supporting arts education in

Colorado. Through signature events and growing education programs, CherryArts

leverages visual art to connect artists, patrons and community members of all ages

and backgrounds.

CherryArts’ founding purpose was the production of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival

(CCAF), a pillar of Colorado’s arts and culture scene since 1991. For three days

during the July 4th holiday weekend, CCAF transforms Denver streets into a

renowned outdoor fine arts gallery, bringing together hundreds of juried artists,

community partners, corporate sponsors and 325,000 patrons of all ages and

backgrounds. CCAF continues to evolve as CherryArts’ signature event and is

consistently ranked among the top 25 arts festivals nationwide. Its ongoing success

has enabled CherryArts to launch additional art events and design and implement

innovative education programs serving thousands of youth each year. The

organization has progressively implemented and expanded year-round arts

education programming since 1998. These programs are designed to nurture future

generations of arts supporters and expose young minds to the many social and

individual benefits of experiencing and creating art.

CherryArts also launched its sister festival in 2015 – the Stanley Arts Festival, an

event bordering Stapleton and Aurora. This newly established festival responds to

the need for high-quality art experiences in Aurora, bringing together artists and

community members in an adaptive reuse aviation facility, the Stanley

Marketplace, now home to 50+ independently owned Colorado businesses.

 

JOB PURPOSE: We are looking for a marketing professional with experience in the

arts and/or large event production to manage a marketing program that will build

visibility of CherryArts and help propel the organization forward. The Marketing

Manager is responsible for (but responsibilities are not limited to): defining and

delivering the brand of CherryArts to a broad audience, while using innovative

approaches to reach new audiences, all with art as the centerpiece. The ideal

candidate will have a passion for and extensive knowledge of marketing and

communications, strong written and verbal communication skills and event

management experience. This position reports to the Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create and implement marketing and PR campaigns

Manage development of on-brand design solutions for all communications

Ability to personify the mission and voice of CherryArts through all social

media engagement across all digital platforms

Media & PR management

Community relations, outreach to local business and residential community

liaison

Management and production of large-scale events

Creation and implementation of promotional campaigns and revenue

generating efforts

Budget management encompassing marketing activities in all departments

On-site media management

On-site social media management and implementation

Experience with, and ability to convey, key CherryArts messaging on

multiple platforms, serving as a key spokesperson

Ability to assist with additional miscellaneous projects and activities with

other departments in a small nonprofit environment as needed

REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or

related field

Experience leading and managing a marketing project or initiative

Experience producing large-scale events, including media management

Superior verbal, written and presentation communication skills

Keen sense of self-motivation

Ability to operate with flexibility

Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Ability to work well both individually and within a team setting

Positive, enthusiastic and hard-working attitude

Willingness to continually learn and hone your craft

Proven experience and ability to balance competing priorities across

multiple disciplines, departments and stakeholders

High standard of integrity and professionalism

Attention to detail

Willingness and ability to work extended hours including nights and

weekends as necessary

Exposure and knowledge of patron data analytics in a CRM environment

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: CherryArts provides equal employment

opportunities without regard to race, creed, age, color, religion, national origin,

ancestry, citizenship status, gender, gender expression, marital status, sexual

orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status under federal,

state and/or local law. All employees are expected to actively support these

principles and objectives in our work environment and with others with whom we come into contact.

SALARY: Commensurate With Experience

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter, resume, references and three writing

samples to Tara Brickell tarabrickell@cherryarts.org along with your salary

requirements. This is a full-time position that starts as soon as we find the right

person. Thank you for your interest in CherryArts!     

Visitor Services Associate

Firefighters Museum

Post date: 11/9/18

Status: Part time: Open Availability 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (June 1-September 1) 9:30 am-4:30 pm (September 2nd- May 30th), Weekends, Holidays, and Evening availability

$10.20/Hr.

Summary: Assist with operations of the Museum’s front desk and gift shop including; greeting the public, answering phones, operating admissions and store registers, maintaining attractiveness of front desk and store area, informing Associate Director of Visitor Services of stocking needs, dusting, and end of day cleaning/straightening throughout the museum.

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 admissions, memberships, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.

4. Dust, clean and resupply restrooms when necessary on a daily basis

5. Orient birthday party groups about set-up, clean-up, and other details.

6. Organize Kids activity and play areas at end of day

7. Other Duties as Assigned

8. Minor Cleaning projects around the museum 

Qualifications:

BA in History, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation or similar degree

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Attention to detail.

Previous cash handling, retail, customer service, and museum experience required.

Ability to work independently is highly desirable

At least one year experience working with children, volunteers, and people of various abilities

Part-Time Ticket Office Patron Services

City of Lakewood

This part-time position will be a continuing position.  Schedule varies to include approximately 10-25 hours a week.  The rate of pay is $13.48 hourly and hours typically fall between 9 am -10 am Monday – Saturday and noon – 5 pm Sunday.

JOB SUMMARY
Heritage, Culture and the Arts is a division within the department of Community Resources and the Lakewood Cultural Center is an HCA venue. Successful candidate will have minimum one year experience in a computerized box office including performance sales, preferably in a cultural environment.  Candidate will also have excellent customer service skills and the ability to handle other front desk responsibilities primarily at Lakewood Cultural Center.  Serve as Lakewood Cultural Center point of contact with the public, providing accurate information regarding, but not limited to, Cultural Center performances, art and recreation classes and general City of Lakewood functions.  Responsible for daily operations of the Lakewood Cultural Center Box Office including performance sales and other duties as assigned.  Locations of programs/events may also include, but are not limited to, the, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Amphitheater, Civic Center Plaza, Washington Heights Arts Center, and other facilities in conjunction with HCA or City of Lakewood-sponsored events/activities.  Assist other members of the HCA team as requested.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Interact with the public as an initial point of contact at Lakewood Cultural Center front desk, presenting a professional appearance and courteous demeanor.
Provide patrons with concise and accurate information regarding all aspects of the scheduled performances and programs at the Lakewood Cultural Center as well as programs and classes offered at Washington Heights Arts Center and Lakewood Heritage Center.
Sell tickets and facilitate class registrations over the counter and over the phone.
Be available to work alone in the box office for show time/walk-up sales a minimum of one evening/weekend shift per week in addition to varying weekday schedule.
Experience with subscription order sales/fulfillment, preferably in a cultural environment,
Submit end of shift settlement, immediately advising supervisor of any errors or discrepancies.
Be familiar with the organizational structure of the City of Lakewood, types and location of its services and programs in addition to those offered by Heritage, Culture and the Arts.
Apply sound judgment to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.  Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner and resolve or escalate customer service issues in a thorough and timely manner.  Effective written and oral communication skills are necessary to accomplish these ends by providing supervisor with accurate and unbiased information.
Arrive on time for scheduled shifts, dressed appropriately and prepared to maintain a positive rapport with both staff and public.
Use appropriate discretion in imparting information about customers, artists, tenants and their events.
Learn new procedures quickly and stay abreast of promotions for both HCA and tenant events.
Support marketing efforts for all HCA facilities and programs as requested.
This position involves a medium level of physical demands which include standing, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, as well as lifting and carrying supplies as needed (maximum 25 lbs.) 
Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer and other office equipment associated with ticket sales. 
Visual and hearing acuity sufficient to assist patrons in person and over the phone.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Minimum one year computerized ticketing experience, preferably in a cultural environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Proven effective customer service skills
Accurate cash handling and reconciliation skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, employees, tenants, volunteers and public.
Ability to work variable shifts including days, evenings and weekends.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Requires prompt attendance.
 
Background check required. 

To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lakewoodco/jobs/2251222/variable-part-time-ticket-office-patron-services?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Nature Education Specialist

Wild Bear Nature Center

Post date; 11/7/18

Wild Bear Nature Center seeks a Nature Education Specialist to lead Wild Bear’s education team to develop and implement of Children’s, Adult and Family nature education programs.  Wild Bear Nature Center is located in Nederland, Colorado.

Start Date: 12/1/2018
20 hours/week
Pay commensurate with experience

Application closing date: 11/10/2018

Wild Bear has a vibrant children’s program serving children during the summer in the mountains surrounding Nederland, Colorado, as well as after school and on days off from school. Wild Bear also partners with Winter Wildland Alliance and CU Mountain Research Station and is a Snow School, bringing classrooms to Mud Lake on snowshoes to learn about snow science, water cycle and winter ecology. As well, Wild Bear brings programs to classrooms throughout the region such as our Travelling Arthropod Zoo.  Wild Bear also offers a wide range of adult and family workshops to the regional community. 

Wild Bear Nature Center is open to the general public every day and enjoyed over 27,000 visitors last year.  Currently we are completing a land swap and we will own a new 5 acres right on the furthest SE corner of Mud Lake Open Space where we are planning the permanent nature center facility.

Please see this link for more details regarding the Nature Education Specialist position: 

http://wildbear.org/positions-available/ 

See www.wildbear.org for more information about Wild Bear Nature Center.  

Qualifications
Degree in the field of environmental education, art, biology, environmental studies or alternative applicable degree
At least 5 years in the field of developing and implementing environmental education 3 Positive References from supervisors in the field of education
Clean FBI background checks
Full review of www.wildbear.org

Application process
Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 positive references to Jill Dreves, jill@wildbear.org Please no phone calls

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 11/7/18

Job Summary: This position is responsible for assigned tasks requiring a high level of self-initiation and direction, primarily responsible for planning, organizing and implementing the overall corporate fund-raising program. Responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting annual and major corporate gifts, capital campaign gifts including sponsorships, memberships, corporate packages, selected corporate foundation gifts, comprehensive corporate partnerships and in-kind gifts that contribute to the unrestricted and restricted funds for Denver Botanic Gardens. Revenue targets for this position are aggressive.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: Minimum four years’ experience in non-profit organization. Three years development or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge a plus. Must possess excellent human relations skills and written, spoken communication skills and strong analytical skills. Working knowledge of IBM compatible computer, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook and standard office equipment. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) a plus. Position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Secures corporate sponsorships for approved DBG events which support DBG’s general operations. Typical events include, but are not limited to, Summer Concerts Series, Exhibitions, Fête des Fleurs gala, Glow at the Gardens, Holiday light festivals, education programming and free days.
  • Cultivates and stewards existing corporate partners to secure multi-year gifts for general operations, restricted activities and capital campaign
  • Develops new corporate partnerships with targeted, customized proposals that benefit both organizations and to cross promote brand awareness
  • Collaborates across departments to develop, market and execute high level corporate packages that integrate benefits including co-branding, facility rentals, concert tents, booth space and others as requested by corporate partners.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and services annual gifts from corporations.
  • Assembles prospect pool, organizes information, and coordinates with other members of Gardens’ staff
  • Produces all necessary proposals, correspondence and follow-up.
  • Fulfills corporate recognition and benefits as appropriate.
  • Maintains up-to-date corporate records on computer database and hard files
  • Raises restricted funds and secures in-kind contributions from vendors, works with other teams to steward strong vendor relationships with a goal of corporate contributions or discounts from vendors.
  • Plans and implements activities, renewals and solicitations for Corporate Membership program, coordinating with Membership as appropriate
  • Solicits and coordinates in-kind donations for Gardens programming, including food donations to support volunteer intensive activities such as Plant Sale and Pumpkin Fest.
  • Responsible for maintaining budget parameters for corporate funding.
  • Participates in overall Development Department planning, budgeting and evaluation.

Other Job Duties:

  • Reports to the Director of Development on all aspects of corporate sponsorship, contribution and membership programs.
  • Implements donor strategies and meets with community representatives’ corporations, foundations, and individuals to develop strong relationships with donors and prospects on behalf of Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Creates corporate foundation grant proposals to support DBG programs in collaboration with Grant Writer.
  • Implements and manages a stewardship program for all corporate sponsorship programs.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/0cc061d9-b1e8-2429-cef1-c4732863327a/apply?source=895540-CS-28138