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Patron Services Associate, part-time

The Colorado Symphony seeks a part time Patron Services Associate. The Patron Services associate will be responsible for working in both our Box Office and in our Call Center.  Their duties will vary depending on their assigned location.


While in Box Office

  • Ensure that Symphony patrons are being served efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact
  • Ensuring highest level of patron satisfaction
  • Maintain constant communication with lead associate as necessary
  • Maintaining accurate and precise box office records
  • Strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross and up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices as necessary
  • General office support including: filing, data entry, labeling & stuffing envelopes, etc.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives
  • Representing the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times
  • Utilize all available resources provided
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

While in Call Center

  • Make outbound sales calls in our call center to pre-determined leads, primarily to solicit season subscriptions and donations
  • Meet weekly sales quotas as determined by the Lead Patron Services Associate in the Call Center
  • Maintain accurate and precise sales and lead records
  • Ensure highest level of patron satisfaction by serving patrons quickly, accurately and politely
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross-sell, up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices
  • Adhere to all organizational policies and sales initiatives
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times
  • Utilize all available resources provided
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

The duties listed above are not all inclusive.  The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

 Work Requirements and Qualifications

1.    Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.                                           

2.    Experience: Previous ticketing and/or outbound phone center experience required.  Proven sales and/or retail experience required.  Prior experience with Tessitura ticketing system a plus.

3.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires intermediate computer skills, 10-key, typing, and phone skills.  Strong skills in: cash handling, customer service and salesmanship. An ability to problem-solve and think quickly on one’s feet and deal with a variety of different personalities and situations while conducting duties in a positive, professional manner and in the best interest of the Colorado Symphony while maintaining excellent customer service and implementing sales initiatives. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite required.  Familiarity with eCommerce practices, a plus.

4.    Equipment to Be Used:   Standard office environment including phone, computer and printers.   Currently the Colorado Symphony uses the Tessitura ticketing platform.

5.    Physical Demands:  Ability to spend up to two hours on your feet with no break and some occasional lifting of 25+ pounds.                                                                                

The Colorado Symphony Association reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment. All employees are expected to adhere to all terms and conditions of the Association’s Personnel Policies and Employment Manuals and other Patron Services Manual policies and procedures which may be periodically revised and distributed.

Salary:  $10.00/hour             

Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than Monday, February 2 and please use the subject line “Patron Services Associate.”  No phone calls, please.

Director of Music School

The Director of Music School position oversees and manages all staff and operations for Swallow Hill Music’s Julie Davis School of Music, including the administrative staff and the 60+ members of the teaching faculty who are part-time Swallow Hill Music (SHM) employees. The Music School provides experiential group classes, private lessons, workshops, camps and K-12 outreach programs for over 5,000 students a year.  These students are all ages from 6 months-adults.  The school operates year round and offers instruction on all styles and genres of music using its own curriculum which is based on the folk and experiential traditions of teaching.  The Music School doubled in size in the last 8 years, and in 2014 opened a satellite location in the Lowry neighborhood of Denver.  In 2015 SHM plans to open a second satellite in The Highlands neighborhood, and will embark on a more aggressive plan for outreach programs in the Denver Public Schools that is donor-funded.  The Director of Music School position also works collaboratively with the other SHM departments (Marketing, Development, and Concert) to promote and generate funding for school programming, as well as develop unique new programming.

Responsibilities:

School Leadership & Operations

Set the vision for and lead the Music School which includes:

  • Championing SHM’s efforts to deliver high quality music education to all patrons with a focus on an experiential teaching approach.
  • Shepherding current programming and curriculum and creating new programming that furthers the overall SHM mission of building community by connecting people to diverse music traditions in the classroom.
  • Managing, energizing, and developing skills amongst the entire Music School administrative staff and teaching faculty of 60+.  This includes being consistently available to the teaching staff by committing to flexible office hours to accommodate nighttime teaching schedules, as well as completing observations of all teachers and providing constructive, consistent feedback.
  • Overseeing, and executing when necessary, Music School program development and execution of group classes, private lessons, outreach activities, workshops, camps, festivals, and any other school programming at all locations.
  • Leading the development of the annual operating plan for the Music School.
  • Advocating and planning for the Music School’s facility needs.
  • Acting as an ambassador of the entire SHM organization and the Music School among external stakeholders and communities, including being a presence at off-site events as needed.

Financial Management/Analysis

  • Meet the Music School financial goals as developed in the annual operating plan.
  • Lead all budgeting and financial reporting for the Music School in conjunction with the Director of Finance, including monthly updates to the CEO/Board of Directors.
  • Proactively complete analyses that drive understanding about Music School patron satisfaction and behavior, and recommend implications/actions from these analyses.

Development Support

  • Work with the Director of Development to cultivate current and new sources of funding for Music School programs and teacher development, meeting with donors and board members as required

Other

  • Communicate and collaborate extremely effectively with Music School administrative and faculty team, other internal SHM departments, and external stakeholders/partners.
  • Take on other projects assigned by the CEO as requested.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.A.
  • At least 7-10 years of overall professional experience, with a background leading or managing a school or an arts organization that includes educational programming.
  • Demonstration of ability to create a vision for educational programs that is translated into plans/actions that are successfully brought to fruition.
  • Experience managing and developing people, and showing a capability to energize a large teaching faculty or body of creative individuals.
  • A successful track record of financial management and analytical skills that lead to prudent financial and overall decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, as well as the ability to cultivate and maintain local, regional and national partnerships.
  • An understanding of music pedagogy is preferred, though a strong background in education in any arts organization will be considered.   Proven ability to put infrastructure and processes in place to ensure a consistently high quality educational experience for patrons is preferred.
  • Prior experience raising funds for non-profit programs is preferred.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience, includes health insurance, vacation, flexible work environment, and discounted access to music instruction and concert performances.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@swallowhillmusic.org with the subject line “Director of Music School”. No calls please. Deadline Monday, February 9.

MACC Education Director

The Mizel Arts and Culture Center seeks full time Education Director whose responsibilities include: Oversight of Art Academy & Wolf Theatre Academy, assist with curriculum development, teacher hiring & recruiting, scheduling, class offerings, outreach to schools, logistics support for all education programs and other activities as the position requires.  They will further assist MACC senior staff and program directors in support of Art Academy and Wolf Theatre Academy (theatre classes for PreK-12th grade; student performers in 5 Mainstage theatre productions/ many workshop productions per year that served over 1200 students in 2014), Denver Children’s Theatre (adult actors performing for children, 1 Mainstage theatre production per year), as well as supporting the art gallery (student and faculty exhibitions).  A significant portion of the position includes expanding and overseeing quality outreach educational programs. Some weekend and evening hours are required. The position works closely with and is supervised by MACC Executive Artistic Director.

SKILLS REQUIRED and QUALIFICATIONS:
Must work well with artists, children and families with excellent communication and organizational skills. Arts education experience, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required with computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Outlook).  Master’s Degree in arts preferred – particularly with arts education, theatre or visual arts emphasis.  The position demands a self-motivated person with a clear understanding of how to work with schools and other groups.

BENEFITS:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.  Sports and Fitness membership and discounts to MACC/JCC programming. Health, dental, vision & 401k plans.

Start date is March, 2015.

Application Process: All search communications are done via email.  Phone inquiries will not be accepted.  Please include your best email contact information on all communications. Send a cover letter including information as to how your background relates to the job requirements, a resume and four current references to:
Email:
maccjobs@jccdenver.org
(please include your name and the words
“ED DIR CANDIDATE” in the subject line of the email).

 

Submission Deadline: February 27, 2015 midnight

Assistant Production Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for  a full-time, year-round Assistant Production Manager. This benefited, non-exempt position has responsibility for assisting the Production Manager in coordinating and producing all CCA presented and co-produced public events, as well as for ensuring the general up keep, cleanliness and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas, and supporting the department’s administrative needs. This position also acts as Manager on Duty throughout entire day of event when scheduled in lieu of the Production Manager. A high volume of work is to be expected from March through September during and in preparation for the summer season which runs mid-May through late September. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position is based onsite at the beautiful Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark and offices in the historic Academic Hall, adjacent to the Chautauqua Auditorium. Full description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by February 15 to: ann.obenchain@chautauqua.com.
No phone calls please.

 

Production Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for  a full-time, year-round Production Manager. This benefited, exempt position has overall responsibility for coordinating the execution of all CCA presented and co-produced public events at Chautauqua, including on-site execution of all front of house, technical, security and parking functions. This position acts as Manager on Duty throughout entire day of event and is also responsible for ensuring the general upkeep, cleanliness and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas. A high volume of work is to be expected from March through September during and in preparation for the summer season which runs mid-May through late September. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position is based onsite at the beautiful Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark and offices in the historic Academic Hall, adjacent to the Chautauqua Auditorium. Full description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by February 15 to: ann.obenchain@chautauqua.com.
No phone calls please.

Box Office Assistant Manager I

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited position responsible for various day shifts and night of show box office responsibilities for the Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) and Colorado Music Festival (CMF). This position is also the lead team member for managing the daily membership and development needs of the association. The Box Office Assistant Manager acts as Manager on Duty when the Box Office Manager  is not present. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

View Full Description (PDF) or visit our website at http://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
anthoney.sandoval@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

 

Technical Manager

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited position responsible for managing all audio/visual aspects of event production at Chautauqua, both in the historic Auditorium as well as the Community House and other venues. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

View Full Description (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
julie.pomerantz@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Corporate Sponsorship Manager

The Corporate Sponsorship Manager is a member of the Development Department at the Denver Film Society (DFS). The primary responsibilities of the Corporate Sponsorship Manager is to initiate and implement new corporate sponsorship acquisition, to maintain and cultivate all existing corporate sponsor relations, to oversee sponsorship fulfillment of DFS programs, and to support all additional fundraising efforts of the Development team to raise necessary funds for the Denver Film Society with a special focus on the Denver Film Festival and branded programs.

Principle Duties:
- Conducts new corporate prospect identification and solicitation that includes writing letters of inquiry, sponsor proposals and presentation materials, and conducting meeting with prospective sponsors
- Development of existing corporate sponsor relationships to achieve and maintain annual financial support goals of Development Department
- Maintains corporate development files, contact lists and records of existing & previous sponsors
- Researches online, databases, journal articles, government reports and other sources for available statistics and best practices to support proposals and identify potential funding opportunities
- Oversees with Development Coordinator the sponsorship fulfillment activities to support the Starz Denver Film Festival and DFS year-round programs
- Collaborates with both Development and Programming personnel to identify funding needs and available assets
- Works with Advancement Director on programs or projects for patron cultivation as assigned
- Develops and maintains database of new marketing research & information, including but not limited to post-event surveys, recaps and demographics
- Assist with evaluating special program needs during high activity periods which may require the management of interns and/or volunteers
- Represents Denver Film Society at external networking meetings, special and community events
- Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- Understand and appreciate the mission of the Denver Film Society
- B.A. or B.S. degree in related field, arts, humanities, social sciences, or relevant work experience with minimum two-year’s proven track record in corporate and/or event sponsorship
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with critical thinking and analytical ability
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude in all sponsor and patron interactions, and persistent & detailed in development efforts
- Ability to effectively connect and work with wide range of internal & external personnel and with diverse communities
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, problem-solve and organize workload efficiently
- Ability to work equally well independently and as part of team
- Working computer software knowledge and use, primarily in Microsoft Office
- Reliable car, valid driver’s license and appropriate auto insurance
- Requires evening and weekend hours throughout the year on special programs
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position Status: Full-time

Compensation: Commensurate with work experience with opportunity for review and merit increase after first six (6) months of employment

Benefits: Comprehensive package will be offered for consideration

Start date: Immediately

Please direct all inquiries/questions to:
Patrick O’Brien, Director of Development
Denver Film Society
1510 York St., 3rd Floor
Denver, CO 80206
Patrick@denverfilm.org

 

Security Officers

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for Security Officers to work evenings and weekends. This position is charged with the frontline protection of the institutions human and physical assets by observing, patrolling, monitoring and controlling access for the entire Museum facility complex.

Founded in 1900, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has grown into a leader in educational and entertainment venues. Serving on average 1.4 million guests a year including over 200,000 school children, Security Officers have a unique opportunity to protect not only some of the world’s priceless artifacts but also helping to ensure a memorable experience for our guests.

This highly customer service oriented position is responsible for securing premises, ensuring the safety of staff and guests by patrolling, by foot, the over 600,000 square foot building and through the monitoring of surveillance equipment. Candidates will also work outside directing traffic and way-finding for guests arriving to the Museum.

Security Officers also prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; imparting information to and ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests.

Successful candidates will have stellar written and verbal communications skills as they are expected to provide exceptional customer service to guests and staff including completion of reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and obtaining signatures.

In this highly team oriented environment successful candidates must be able to work together with current Security Officers, the Denver Police Department and other staff members.

  • Candidates must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as former security, police or military service, or equivalent related service.
  • At minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certified preferred. If the candidate is not certified must have the ability to obtain.
  • Certified Protection Officer (CPO) desirable.
  • Candidate must also be able to pass drug screen, background and guard physical exams. Veterans encouraged to apply.

Please apply online and submit cover letter and resume, until filled, at www.dmns.org/jobs

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position. No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. 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.

Arts Studio Coordinator

The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play.

As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Art Studio Coordinator is an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to spark children’s creativity and provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

The Art Studio Coordinator creates and facilitates a robust daily menu of walk up, facilitated, and registration based programs that serve the Museum’s diverse audiences, including very young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school age children) and their adult influencers.

Program development, Implementation and Visitor Experience (approximately 60% of time)

  • Deliver the museum’s mission by developing and implementing a robust calendar of activities and programs for the Art Studio.  Programs proactively engage diverse ages and cultural groups.

Training, supervision and leadership (approximately 20% of time)

  • Oversee staff and volunteers working in exhibit areas and delivering programs. Model appropriate facilitation both during training and on a day to day (on the job) basis.

Administration (approximately 15% of time)

  • Collect and track data related to attendance and evaluation for the Art Studio programming for use in grant reporting, evaluation and other documents.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the Museum audience and programs. Schedule and availability reflects that the organization is a 7 day a week operation
    • Ability to load, unload and set up materials and equipment (up to 50 lbs). Able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Position duties also require kneeling, squatting, reaching and other physical activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Command of educational theories, practices, standards and resources related to content area.
  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts and technical expertise related to content area, including a variety of art media. Expertise should include clay glazing and firing.  

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree in the arts, education, or related field.
  • 1 year + studio art experience; technical expertise in one or more art media.
  • 1 year + experience working with young children and families in an informal educational setting, delivering similar content.

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

Hours: Sunday – Thursday, Full-time, exempt 

To apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Erika Weiss, Education Manager, at erikaw@cmdenver.org. No phone calls, please.

Teaching Kitchen Coordinator

The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play.

As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Teaching Kitchen Coordinator is an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

The Teaching Kitchen Coordinator creates a robust daily menu of walk up, facilitated, and registration based programs that serve the Museum’s diverse audiences, including very young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school age children) and their adult influencers.

Program development, Implementation and Visitor Experience (approximately 60% of time)

  • Deliver the Museum’s mission by developing and implementing a robust calendar of activities and programs for the Teaching Kitchen.  Programs proactively engage diverse ages and cultural groups.

Training, supervision and leadership (approximately 20% of time)

  • Oversee staff and volunteers working in exhibit areas and delivering programs. Model appropriate facilitation both during training and on a day to day (on the job) basis.

Administration (approximately 15% of time)

  • Collect and track data related to attendance and evaluation for the Teaching Kitchen programming for use in grant reports and other documents.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the Museum audience and programs. Schedule and availability reflects that the organization is a 7 day a week operation.
    • Ability to load, unload and set up materials and equipment (up to 50 lbs). Able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Position duties also require kneeling, squatting, reaching and other physical activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Command of educational theories, practices, standards and resources related to content area.
  • Thorough understanding of Colorado Public Health Code and best practices.

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in childhood nutrition, education, or related field.
  • 1 year + experience working with children and families in an informal educational setting, delivering similar content.

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

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, Full-time, exempt 

To apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Erika Weiss, Education Manager, at erikaw@cmdenver.org. No phone calls, please.

Horticultural Therapy Internship

This is a hands-on internship providing the intern the opportunity to work alongside Denver Botanic Gardens registered horticultural therapist conducting horticultural therapy programs with various populations. Additionally, the intern will work with our professional horticulture staff and volunteers to maintain the sensory garden and other garden spaces within a botanic garden. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas. The intern will also gain experience by working with the Craig Hospital horticultural therapy program.

The Horticultural Therapy intern is expected to do a short term and a long term project during the summer that will expand their knowledge of horticultural therapy techniques and theories while benefitting the Gardens. Educational field trips, lectures and short-term team projects round out the program which highlights horticultural therapy in a public garden setting and focuses on horticulture on the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies. Upon completion of the internship, the intern is expected to do a presentation about their project and their experience. Please see the FAQ below for more information on the program.

Working Conditions: This is a hands-on horticulture job. Most 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 an internship in Horticultural Therapy, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally, successful completion of an introduction to Horticultural Therapy or equivalent course study is recommended. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students.

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015- August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour 

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 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 official college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
• Two letters of reference that reflect academic and work experience

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

The completed application packet as outlined above can be e-mailed 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

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

Horticulture Internship

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining Denver 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 do a project that will expand their horticultural knowledge while benefitting the Gardens. During the summer of 2015 projects will focus on:
• garden entomology (Successful completion of a basic entomology class required.)
• specialized gardening challenges of a large rock-alpine garden
• plant propagation
• photo documentation of tropical collections

Additional internship opportunities are available in Plant Records, Horticultural Therapy and Education/Children’s Gardening.  Please see separate job postings for details.

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

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.

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 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 work experience

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

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015 - August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour

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

Plant Records Internship

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015 - August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour

Job Summary: This is a hands-on internship providing the intern the opportunity to work alongside the professional plant records and horticulture staff and volunteers involved in the daily operation of maintaining plant records in a botanic garden. Work assignments will include plant identification, updating plant inventory, mapping and labeling plants in the garden. The intern will gain experience with BG-BASE plant collection management software, BG-Map plant mapping software and plant mapping methods. Familiarity with plant nomenclature, plant identification and a working knowledge of AutoCAD software is required. Educational field trips and lectures help round out the program. Intern will be required to do a presentation upon completion of the internship.

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 an internship in Plant Records, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally a minimum of two courses among the following topics are required: principles of soils, greenhouse management, floriculture, landscape design/construction, plant physiology and/or plant propagation. A working knowledge of AutoCAD is also required. 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. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds.

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 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 official college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
• Two letters of reference that reflect academic and work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by 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 may also be sent via regular mail to:
Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn: Human Resources – Internship
909 York St.
Denver, CO 80206

Denver Botanic Gardens is a non-profit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Guest Services Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a part time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.  

Job responsibilities include:

  • Heavy cash register operations / cash handling for high volume admissions desk, gift shop, and cafe sales. Must be able to accurately balance cash register sales.
  • Opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk and cafe operations
  • Daily cleaning, upkeep and stocking of gift shop, café and lobby areas
  • Membership application processing and check- in
  • Maintain clean and safe environment
  • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
  • Answer and direct incoming calls
  • Have knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to quickly learn our retail and ticketing programs

Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team. Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred. Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs. Bilingual is preferred.

FLSA Status:  Non Exempt, Part Time 20 hrs a week

Schedule: Flexible. Must be available to work weekends & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks.                            

Salary:  $9.00 Hour

Please send resumes and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please.