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Visitor Services Representative

Part-time, non-exempt

Benefits:  Eligible for Prorated, Part-Time Employee Benefits
Application Deadline:  December 5, 2017
Start Date:  Immediately
Compensation:  $12.00/hour
Reports to:  Director of Visitor Services and Events

The Clyfford Still Museum

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

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

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

Behavioral Traits and Attributes

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

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with coursework in business or arts administration preferred; one to two years of customer service experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Prior experience in a museum setting a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products; experience with ticketing and point of sales systems is highly desirable (the museum uses Altru, a Blackbaud product).
  • Prior sales experience and cash/register handling strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, to work in fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public and to exercise tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Sensitivity to diverse characteristics of visitors and understanding of the requirements of visitors with disabilities or special needs.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to work 2 to 3 days per week

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

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

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

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

Guest Services Associate

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

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

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

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
  • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written; bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
  • Ability to pass Museum background check
  • Strong cash handling skills
  • Ability to manage tasks effectively in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate clearly with guests and co-workers
  • Demonstrates a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic attitude

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

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

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

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

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

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician. This position performs the preventive and corrective actions needed to maintain the building structure and systems, vehicles and equipment, grounds, parking garage and lots in order to provide a safe, attractive, environmentally controlled facility for guests, staff and collections. 

Essential duties:

  • Works on major-building systems: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and the building structure
  • Performs functional and safety checks on the above-referenced systems
  • Provides off hours on-call service as scheduled and emergency and snow removal services
  • Repairs and maintains Museum vehicles and motorized equipment as needed
  • Computer and clerical work as needed

Requirements: ​

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years’ experience in building trades or building maintenance required.
  • 2 years’ experience in the proper and safe use of a wide variety of hand and power tools required.
  • Ability to write and understand instructions in English required.
  • Current driver’s license and vehicle insurance required.
  • Evening/night/weekend and on-call work required. 
  • Background check is required. 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced skillsets in one or more of the following: Mechanical, electrical, plumbing
  • Experience with Boiler Operations
  • Experience with HVAC water treatment systems
  • Experience with Building Automation Systems 

Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic) to loud noise (fans, boilers and chillers).
  • Stand or sit: must be able to remain in a stationary position (50% of time)
  • Must be able to lift, pull and transport equipment and material of up to 100 pounds occasionally and up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Seasonal exposure to heat and cold is encountered when working outdoors.
  • Potentially hazardous conditions may be encountered working around machinery, electrical systems and chemicals.
  • Ability to transport and climb ladders, work from elevation, and cover distances of 5 miles per day in complex.
  • Investigation of spaces that are not conditioned and may be confining. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 1, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=825

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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 guests. We support applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Temporary Volunteer Inclusions Specialist

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

Denver Zoo’s Guest Engagement Department has an opportunity for Temporary Volunteer Inclusion Specialist. This temporary full time position will support the logistics, coordination, implementation, evaluation and on-going operation of the Volunteer Inclusion Program to solidify and strengthen successful participation of adult volunteers with disabilities in zoo-wide programming.  This position is funded through December 2018. Work week is 8:30 AM – 5 PM Thursday – Monday. Occasional evenings are required.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • Provide individualized support for volunteers with disabilities that:
    • Match interests/needs of volunteers with disabilities with appropriate volunteer assignments
    • Establish, monitor and modify as needed job schedules for volunteers with disabilities.
    • Support, encourage and direct as needed and/or appropriate volunteers with disabilities to maximize their success
    • Foster the goals of inclusion and independence
  • Maintain and support a cadre of internal and external mentorship partners (job coaches, family or guardians) serving as direct support and for volunteers with disabilities:
    • Create and/or modify volunteer job-specific training procedures, handbooks, or other accommodations to foster and promote the participation, inclusion and independence for volunteers with disabilities.
    • Support, train, encourage and direct as needed and/or appropriate job coaches to maximize their success
    • Recruit job coaches as needed to foster and ensure Inclusion Program success and growth
  • Provide direct support for staff and/or volunteers who support volunteers with disabilities in their programming:
    • Organize and deliver trainings, continuing education and/or other opportunities to establish successful Inclusion Program implementation
    • Model and support appropriate and reasonable accommodations to promote growth and success
    • Maintain excellent communications with all Guest Experience personnel, volunteers and other Zoo staff to foster understanding, support and successful implementation of the Volunteer Inclusion Program.
  • Serve as direct support and contact for volunteers with disabilities.
  • Serve as direct support and contact for mentorship partners (job coaches, family or guardians) and other staff and volunteers working with or alongside volunteers with disabilities.
  • Establish and maintain strong, on-going communication and relationships with all Volunteer Inclusion Program participants.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
  • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with Adult Volunteer Program staff to incorporate necessary Volgistics and other logistical Volunteer Inclusion Program components.
  • Create Volunteer Inclusion Program progress reports as needed or requested to document program activity, growth and progress.
  • Implement on-going Volunteer Inclusion Program evaluation to monitor, document and evaluate the success and effectiveness of Volunteer Inclusion Program partnerships and the Volunteer Inclusion Program.
  • Support as needed and/or directed the assessment of zoo campus access and how it currently meets and support the diversity of guests.
  • Represent for the Inclusion Program to the community in a professional and positive manner to build relationships and support.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with adult volunteers.
  • Compassion and sensitivity in support of adults with disabilities.
  • Willingness to learn and understand disabilities, their characteristics and needs.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and work successfully in a team setting.
  • Excellent organizational and word processing skills.

Physical Demands:

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

Work Environment:

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

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

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a temporary full-time position with medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits only.

Completed applications must be submitted by November 21, 2017

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Animal Care Staff for Primates

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

Denver Zoo’s Primates Department has an opportunity for a full time Animal Care Staff for Primates to provide the safe exhibition, handling, feeding, and husbandry of the new world monkeys, particularly capuchins, tamarins, marmosets and titi monkeys. The position requires excellence in husbandry skills, active participation in training and enrichment and involvement in public demonstrations. Applicants should specify their particular experience with these taxa and animal training and presentations.  Applicants should have 3 years minimum full time experience with new world primate species.  Schedule will be working Tuesday – Saturday.

Essential Functions:

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

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Licensure and Certification:

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

Physical Demands:

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

Work Environment:

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

Compensation and Benefits: 

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

Completed applications must be submitted by November 21, 2017

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Safety Manager

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

Denver Zoo’s Safety and Sustainability Department has an opportunity for a full time Safety Manager to provide leadership in developing workplace health and safety measures and practices that help design better systems around our staff, and helping them make better choices in those systems and produce safer workplace outcomes at Denver Zoo.   Reporting to the Director of Safety and Sustainability, the Safety Manager is responsible for developing, evaluating and managing the zoo’s workplace health and safety programs under the zoo’s existing Sustainable Management System (SMS) certified to both the ISO 14001 standard and OHSAS 18001 standard.  The Safety Manager will also serve as Denver Zoo’s Just Culture Champion and support the roll-out of a Just Culture framework at the zoo and integration of that framework into the SMS. Critical to the success of this position is demonstrating a commitment to zoo’s workplace health and safety programs through ownership, leadership behaviors, continuous improvement, and building a connection of understanding, knowledge and trust with zoo’s leadership, staff, volunteers and external stakeholders.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • Recommends and supply proper personnel protective equipment to Denver Zoo staff.
  • Plan, organize, develop and conduct various health and safety training (on-line & classroom based).  Submit and necessary paperwork to certification personnel in a timely manner.
  • Prepare regulatory required reports, questionnaires, or other correspondence to outside enforcement agencies, and represent Denver Zoo as a liaison with regulatory agencies and other groups in discussions with outside agencies
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
  • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.
  • Establishes, implements and oversees effective workplace health and safety programs that assist Denver Zoo in being compliant with OSHA, NFPA, AZA and other health and safety related regulations or standards. 
  • Recommends, develops, facilitates and oversees the implementation of workplace safety and Just Culture policies, programs and corrective actions within the zoo’s ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified SMS.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to zoo’s workplace health and safety programs through ownership, leadership behaviors, continuous improvement, and building a connection of understanding, knowledge and trust with zoo’s leadership, staff, volunteers and external stakeholders.
  • Manage annual safety budget and annually identify and plan for budgetary and contracting needs for health and safety related items.
  • Establish, conduct and/or oversee periodic health and safety inspections to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.  Proactively address non-compliant situations by collaboratively working with department managers and staff to develop a timely solution.
  • Perform accident investigations using Just Culture framework to help identify root cause and generate recommendations to reduce or eliminate system failures and perform follow-up inspections to verify effectiveness.
  • Chair Denver Zoo Safety Committee, providing direction on key tasks for committee to support development of health and safety programs in zoo’s SMS program.
  • Communicate information on health and safety program zoo upper management, including compliance reports, health and safety related statistical data, and associated cost information, on a regular frequency.
  • Review, interpret and comment (when appropriate) on new and proposed health and safety regulations (federal, state, and local) for impacts on Denver Zoo operations and advise management of the regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with the zoo’s Guest Experience Department and Animal Care Department to review, coordinate, and participate in emergency and safety procedures and drills.
  • Performs related assignments related to zoo’s sustainability programs as management may direct.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain MSDS and Hazard Communication program.
  • Participates as the safety subject matter expert on the zoo’s Employee Training Team.
  • Participates in activities of related professional organizations.
  • Maintain and coordinate with Denver Zoo Security on relationship with outside organizations such as fire departments and rescue teams in order to ensure information exchange and mutual assistance.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor degree in related field with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Experience performing job safety hazard analysis and implementing behavior-based health and safety best practices.
  • Understanding and experience working with an Environmental Management Systems (EMS), ISO 14001, or Safety Management System such as OHSAS 18001
  • Able to proactively and effectively communicate with all levels of staff, and recognize the need to flex and interpersonal skills and styles to support improved understanding and trust.
  • Ability to motivate , delegate, provide leadership, counseling, conflict resolution, training and listening, among others in order to successfully implement the health and safety policies and procedures, and recommend corrective actions.
  • Training or knowledge of creating comprehensive workplace health and safety programs, including but not limited to, heavy equipment operation, hazardous material handling program, fall protection, confined space, lock out tag out, construction safety, first aid, blood borne pathogens, and PPE. 
  • OSHA 40-hour training course required within 90 days of employment.
  • High level of computer skills in MS Office Suite
  • Experience in project management and budget planning
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (written and oral).
  • Must have good organization skills and be able to plan, prioritize and coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Must possess the ability to handle making tough decisions and handling difficult situations in order to provide value to overall health and safety program at Denver Zoo.
  • Must be able to identify problems using investigative processes to analyze and evaluate complex information and ability to utilize creativity, innovation, best judgment, and logical reasoning to resolve these problems
  • Ability to organize and conduct effective training and education programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, both operations and personnel related.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean record.

Physical Demands:

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

Work Environment:

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

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

Compensation and Benefits: 

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

Completed applications must be submitted by November 28, 2017

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Joy Park Coordinator

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

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Joy Park Coordinator to create a safe, enjoyable and educational experience for all Museum guests.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours, Tuesday - Saturday                         
Rate: $32,000 - $35,000, based on experience                                    
Open: November 3, 2017                  
Close: November 20, 2017    

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Programming Duties - 40%

  • Develop daily programs and activities for public guests within Joy Park, in alignment with exhibit and organizational goals and addressing content such as STEAM, environmental learning and movement/physical activity.
  • Ensure all formal and informal programs serve as exemplars of developmentally appropriate, play-based outdoor learning.
    • Manage the schedule and content of daily “drop-in” programming, fee-based workshops and experiences, and all other programs and activities within Joy Park.
    • Regularly facilitate programs, modeling best practices in environmental education and exemplary teaching techniques for young children and their adult caregivers.
      • Train and supervise Museum Associates and volunteers in safety, presentation, customer service and program facilitation within Joy Park.
      • Collaborate with the Director of Education and Evaluation, Associate Director of Education and Public Programs Manager to develop evaluation instruments and procedures for Joy Park programming.  Support collection of evaluation data related to Joy Park programs and use.

Operational Duties - 30%

  • Open and close Joy Park exhibit space daily; clean, organize and reset throughout the day as needed.
  • With MOD leaders, develop safety and security protocols for Joy Park. Monitor the outdoor environment for safety, reporting issues to the appropriate department in a timely way.
  • Manage selection, purchasing, cleaning, maintenance, inventory and storage of all Joy Park consumables, materials and equipment.
  • Coordinate with Facilities and Exhibit Departments to ensure maintenance of grounds and exhibit components.

Administrative Duties – 25%

  • Accountable for fulfillment of grant and sponsorship commitments related to Joy Park, including development and implementation of programming and all reporting associated with funding.
  • Communicate staffing needs for Joy Park and assist the Staffing and Training Manager in creating the weekly schedule for Museum Educators and Associates. Communicate and coordinate with the Volunteer Services Manager for the scheduling of volunteers in Joy Park.
    • Work closely with Development and Marketing Departments to promote Joy Park, including providing written content for newsletters, website, brochures and other collateral.
    • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Education and Public Programs Manager to develop Joy Park expense and revenue budget each year.
    • Manage budget in assigned areas, including time and expense tracking, and reporting for grants related to Joy Park.

Other Duties - 5%

  • Support floor coverage, special events, Education team and organizational initiatives as needed.
  • Attend departmental and inter-departmental meetings as needed in support of Museum programs, exhibits and quality guest experience.
    • Serve as back-up for Museum Educators; deliver engaging, developmentally-appropriate educational programs as needed. These programs may include but are not limited to school group programs at the Museum and at schools, community outreach programs and special events.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Direct supervisor of part-time Joy Park Specialist
  • Responsible for training and support of Museum Associates, Educators, interns and volunteers in Joy Park

Job Requirements

  • Abide by Museum Policies and Procedures
  • Fluent English proficiency; writing and public speaking skills
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum of one year experience in science education, environmental education or early childhood programs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop environmental education and active play curricula, and implement high-quality, educational programs for early childhood and family audiences
  • Flexible and energetic with excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence
  • Dynamic presentation and teaching skills, including the ability to engage diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage a budget, organize time, prioritize tasks and balance work effectively

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Lara Rushing
Public Programs Manager
LaraR@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Joy Park Coordinator.” 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.

Director of Finance and Administration

Status: Full Time Permanent

POSITION SUMMARY
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration, who is responsible for finance, accounting, general operations, facility, and human resources at the museum. This position also provides reports and administrative support for the fundraising, earned income and programmatic functions of the museum. The DFA reports directly to the Director and works closely other members of the management team and Board of Trustees.

Regarding virtually every function of the museum, the Director of Finance and Administration is expected to able to create a dashboard to tell us how we are doing, a navigation system to tell us how to get to where we want to go, and a warning light indicator to let us know if there is a problem. The individual in this position needs to be a traffic cop, coordinating the regular flow of information between departments. And, when necessary, they are responsible for installing child restraints, preventing us hurting ourselves when we are acting like knuckleheads.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all activities related to the financial administration of the organization, including reporting, loan management, audit coordination, forecasting, budgeting, compliance, accounts payable, reconciliation, investments, payroll and financial control. Supervise support staff regarding these tasks. Drive the financial planning of the organization by analyzing performance and risk and forecasting position.
  • Oversee activities related to administration, including office management, project management, contract negotiation, and insurance.
  • Supervise Facility Manager and oversee all activities related to the museum’s building, including maintenance and capital improvements.
  • Manage Human Resources, including coordinating employee benefits, managing HR issues, and liaising with benefits provider.
  • Serve as primary liaison with Finance, Governance and Investment committees of the Board of Trustees. Manage Board administration.
  • Performs other duties within expertise as assigned.

SPECIFIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The successful candidate must have great facility with finance and accounting and be able to communicate those matters to people who have little to no facility for them. The individual must be willing to support creative types and refrain from creativity themselves in accounting and financial matters, except in the visual display of data. The ability to promote teamwork and open communication is essential. The candidate possesses excellent planning and organizational skills, clear motivational abilities, and strong written and oral communication skills. The candidate must have an expert knowledge of Quickbooks, proficiency with POS systems and comfort with computer data base systems. It is not necessary for candidates to have experience with art or in a non-profit organization. Previous experience in a museum/arts organization is desirable, but not required. The individual be open-minded about the wide range of issues explored in contemporary art, including difficult subjects, such as sexuality, violence and religion.

POSITION STRUCTURE
This is a regular, full-time professional position with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be appropriate to a senior level museum position.

MCA DENVER MISSION AND HISTORY
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) explores the art and culture of our time through rotating exhibitions and public educational programs. Featuring regional, national and international artists, MCA Denver offers a wide range of exhibitions promoting creative experimentation with art and ideas. Through adult and youth education programs and other creative events, the museum serves as an innovative forum for a culturally engaged community.

MCA Denver was founded in 1996 by philanthropist Sue Cannon and a group of committed volunteers and artists who responded to the community’s desire for a contemporary art museum in Denver. For seven years, MCA Denver occupied a renovated fish market in Sakura Square in lower downtown Denver. In 2003, Mark Falcone and Ellen Bruss, members of MCA Denver’s Board of Trustees, donated a gift of land in Denver’s Central Platte Valley in order to realize the organization’s goal of building a permanent home for contemporary art in Denver. In October 2007, MCA Denver opened its new, 27,000-square foot, environmentally sustainable facility in lower downtown Denver designed by acclaimed architect David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates (UK). The building has five galleries on two floors as well as dedicated education spaces, a shop, library and rooftop cafe. In March 2009, Adam Lerner was appointed as the new director of MCA Denver. Upon Lerner’s move from his former position at The Lab at Belmar to MCA Denver, the Boards of Trustees agreed to merge the two institutions.

MCA Denver is an innovative forum for contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences, creating understanding and dialog about the art of our time.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum four years financial, accounting and managerial work experience.
  2. Experience developing and managing budgets, forecasting, project management, coordinating audits, and loan management.
  3. Non-profit experience preferred.
  4. Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  5. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

SALARY
Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive cover letter and resume to jobs@mcadenver.org with Director of Finance and Administration in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

General Manager - Venue Operations

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

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

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

Primary skills include:

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

Requirements Include:

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

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

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

Development Coordinator

Job Summary

The Development Coordinator leads the activities of the Development Department at Museo de las Americas, including donor and member relations, corporate sponsorship, fundraising campaigns, and special events. The Development Coordinator manages efforts for developing and implementing new fundraising strategies to increase revenue sources for Museo de las Americas. The Development Coordinator reports to and works closely with the Executive Director to implement fundraising strategies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement comprehensive donor program including annual fundraising campaigns and stewardship plans for retention and acquisition of donors.
  • Secure corporate sponsorship for Museo’s annual exhibitions, educational programming, and special events.
  • Maintain donor database; record and track donor and member data, campaign details, and event information.
  • Manage the planning and implementation of special fundraising events.
  • Coordinate and send all individual donor correspondence and acknowledgements.
  • Research and identify diverse sources of funding and develop, implement, and evaluate strategies to increase revenue.
  • Lead Development Committee meetings and provide input for institutional policy decisions around overall fundraising strategies and initiatives.
  • Complete data recording and reports of donors, members, sponsors, event revenue, and other funding streams and present monthly development report to the Executive Director.
  • Work closely with PR and Marketing Coordinator to develop marketing strategies for fundraising efforts and campaigns.
  • Work closely with Guest Services to devise and implement innovative membership strategies to target new and renewing members.
  • Communicate with community partners and represent the organization during partnership meetings

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (required) or Masters degree (preferred) from an accredited university or college in organizational development, business, or public administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge and experience with data entry systems and reporting.
  • Proficient in the use of various MS Office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook, and ability to use various databases.

Skills and abilities

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills related to the field of fundraising.
  • Experience with eTapestry or CRM/donor databases.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work simultaneously in different avenues to bring resources to the institution.
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Attention to detail, project management skills, and being highly organized a must.
  • Strong knowledge of museum best practices, services, and programing desirable.

Experience

Minimum 2-3 years experience in development and fundraising or sales

Hours and Salary

Part-time position (24 hours/week). Schedule flexibility. The financial compensation will be disclosed at the time of interview.

Please send a cover letter and resume to administration@museo.org by November 17th, 2017.

It is the policy of Museo de las Americas to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Field Interviewer - Bilingual

Are you comfortable talking to a stranger? Do you like to hear about people’s life experiences and how they interpret our world? If so, consider applying for our Field Interviewer position. This is a great opportunity for a fun PT job that pays well. 

Job Description:

The Field Interviewer is responsible for collecting audience data by directly interacting with visitors and community members. The data collected is used to help the Denver Museum of Nature & Science better understand the Museum’s current and prospective visitors and community members, guide programming and exhibitions, and ensures that the Museum is a responsive, inclusive institution.

Essential Duties:​

  • Performs activities aimed at gathering visitor and community information.
  • Observes visitor behavior within or outside of the Museum.
  • Administers surveys and questionnaires.
  • Interviews visitors and community members about their experiences/perceptions/ideas.
  • Accurately enters data as assigned.
  • Represents the Museum in a positive and professional manner while interacting with visitors and community members.
  • Actively participates in data collection by promptly responding to requests for shifts and reliably showing up for 6 shifts/year.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) 
  • Ability to travel to other locations in the Denver area may be required.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by November 20, 2017.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Field Interviewer

Are you comfortable talking to a stranger? Do you like to hear about people’s life experiences and how they interpret our world? If so, consider applying for our Field Interviewer position. This is a great opportunity for a fun PT job that pays well. 

Job Description:

The Field Interviewer is responsible for collecting audience data by directly interacting with visitors and community members. The data collected is used to help the Denver Museum of Nature & Science better understand the Museum’s current and prospective visitors and community members, guide programming and exhibitions, and ensures that the Museum is a responsive, inclusive institution.

Essential Duties:​

  • Performs activities aimed at gathering visitor and community information.
  • Observes visitor behavior within or outside of the Museum.
  • Administers surveys and questionnaires.
  • Interviews visitors and community members about their experiences/perceptions/ideas.
  • Accurately enters data as assigned.
  • Represents the Museum in a positive and professional manner while interacting with visitors and community members.
  • Actively participates in data collection by promptly responding to requests for shifts and reliably showing up for 6 shifts/year.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to travel to other locations in the Denver area may be required.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Bilingual (Spanish/English) 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by November 20, 2017.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Education and Cultural Enrichment Manager

General Description of Work: The incumbent will occupy a leadership and strategic planning role within the Library and Cultural Affairs Department with the City and County of Broomfield. The incumbent will: provide the vision and strategy for all public programming for both the Library and Cultural Affairs; ensure programming targets community interests and aspirations; perform professional and supervisory duties related to directing, planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing all programs and activities associated with Library and Cultural Affairs operations.

This position has the responsibility to develop, monitor and evaluate service quality, community responsiveness and ongoing advancements for the Library and Cultural Affairs.  The incumbent will: work in partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, external organizations and the public in delivering effective and innovative services; provide holistic services to internal and external customers by seeking ways to integrate programs or services provided by other departments, divisions or external organizations.

The incumbent will serve as a leader and advocate for visual and performing arts, including an emphasis on diverse cultural program offerings. The incumbent will: serve as liaison for the Broomfield Cultural Council, Public Art Committee, Broomfield/Ueda Sister City Committee, and Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD); provide board management as needed; oversee and manage the operation of the Broomfield Auditorium and supervise staff; manage, administer, and assist with the appropriate distribution of SCFD funds, as well as Arts, Culture and Science grant funds. 

The incumbent will also serve as a leader and advocate for education and lifelong learning with special emphasis on literacy and STEAM (problem-based learning) programming for all ages and including an emphasis on diverse program offerings for a growing community. The incumbent will manage and supervise library program staff and create opportunities for collaborative conversations regarding all library, arts and science programming for the Library and Cultural Affairs department.   

The incumbent will exemplify the characteristics of a collaborative, innovative and resilient work culture and as part of the core leadership team, model the appropriate behavior to create and maintain a resilient work culture within the department.

For the full job description and to apply, visit: https://www.broomfield.org/2401/Employment

Support Technician Intern

Technology Department

The Denver Art Museum is an educational, nonprofit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its holdings reflect the city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world.

Job Description:

Are you eager to join the ranks of high-paid technology professionals but cannot get started because you don’t have experience?  This is an exciting opportunity for students and junior professionals that are interested in learning the ropes without being treated like a number. The Support Technician Intern is a paid position that will handle the maintenance and upkeep of gallery technology at the Denver Art Museum, while simultaneously supporting the technology of the organization and staff.  This role consists of 8-hour days on Saturday and Sunday and up to 12 hours a week spread throughout the weekdays.  We understand that you are a student and will be accommodating to your weekday schedule.

Who is right for this role?
We are looking for a hungry professional that is ready to learn and embrace our amazing culture.  If you are a student that enjoys messing with computers and home theater equipment, this is a position that will add many valuable assets to your resume. This role does not involve software development or have heavy interaction directly with artists.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide phone, email and on-site support to staff
  • Install and configure computer hardware, software and peripherals
  • Assist with gallery installations and daily walk-throughs of our galleries
  • Troubleshoot software, desktop computers, laptops, printers, smartphones and network equipment
  • Document inventory, build the knowledge base, and assist with helpdesk tickets

Traits:

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Personable with good customer service skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a broad range of technology-related areas

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Office suite and similar office productivity tools.

Experience that helps:

  • Previous experience in roles requiring deductive reasoning/troubleshooting, customer service, problem solving and/or technical support
  • Knowledge of A/V equipment

Working Conditions:

  • This role will require 16 hours on the weekends (2 full shifts) and a weekday schedule of up to 12 hours.  We understand you may have classes and/or other responsibilities and will be highly versatile on weekday requirements.  As this internship will be the primary coverage of our department over the weekend, we are looking for a candidate that is consistently on time and reliable.
  • Must be able to routinely navigate the 1/3 mile between museum buildings
  • Ability to lift and maneuver equipment up to 50lbs
  • Use of ladders and lifts (don’t worry – we’ll train you)

This is part-time paid internship without benefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/jobs&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788&jpt=

Deadline for application is November 30, 2017.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Retail Associate

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

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

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

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

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

Please title subject line “Retail Associate.” No phone calls, please.

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

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

Exhibit Deisgner Job Posting

WOW! Children’s Museum is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers employees a creative and collaborative working environment. We engage all families in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity and discovery and serve approximately 90,000 visitors annually. We are seeking a skilled Exhibit Designer with a proven record of success to join our team in a leadership role as we refresh our 8,000 SF facility in Lafayette, CO. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in design and experience in developing high quality, interactive exhibits for young children rooted in early childhood education best practice.

Hiring Process: To apply, send a resume, cover letter and a design sample (PDF format only) to jennifer@wowchildrensmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. For the design sample, provide concept drawings and finished photographs of projects that you’ve personally been involved with designing and/or fabricating. The application deadline is November 17, 2017 and we would like the selected candidate to start by early January 2018.

Title: Exhibit Designer
Employee Classification: Exempt, Full-time
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week
Compensation: $47,000 annually
Reports To: Executive Director

Job Purpose: Guided by our strategic plan and educational philosophy, the Exhibits Designer will work collaboratively with Museum staff and content experts to build innovative and engaging exhibits that engage young learners in our community. This position will manage all stages of project development including: conceptual design, construction, installation and maintenance of all exhibits in the Museum.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Exhibit Development and Design

  • Works very closely with Museum staff and content experts to identify new exhibits, or renovations of existing exhibits, aligned with and guided by WOW!’s values, strategic plan, learning approach and aesthetic standards.
  • Translates ideas into floor plans, sketches and/or 3-D models to help the team visualize possibilities and options.
  • Develops schedules and budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and within allocated resources.
  • Builds prototype exhibit components to answer questions regarding exhibit operation or function.
  • Produces final design drawings and specifications sufficient to initiate in-house fabrication or bid construction contracts, if necessary.
  • Stay up to date on new developments in children’s museum exhibit design and recommend changes for the Museum as needed.

Exhibit Fabrication, Installation & Maintenance

  • Develops strategies for materials selection, exhibit construction, andinstallation with minimal disruption to the visitor experience.
  • Physically builds exhibits and/or assists with installation, as appropriate.
  • Ensures that aesthetic and safety standards are maintained.
  • Once a new/renovated exhibit is open, ensures that it is functioning as intended and designimprovements, as needed.
  • Maintains exhibit project documents in an orderly fashion.
  • Supervises Exhibit Technician to ensure daily maintenance, operation and safety of all Museum exhibits.

Community Engagement

  • Assists the Development Director with fundraising activities, including pitching design ideas to donors and providing content for grant and sponsorship proposals.
  • Builds relationships with external partners and serves as an ambassador for WOW! in the community

Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training

  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Keep up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language
  • Assist in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s degree in industrial design, architecture or exhibit design or equivalent experience.

Experience: Experience designing, fabricating, installing and managing exhibits in a museum setting – children’s museum experience preferred.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to think and work creatively. Positive and flexible attitude, receptive to feedback and ideas of others. Ability to design exhibits and communicate clearly verbally, in writing and in visual formats (e.g. sketching, renderings, models, prototypes, etc.). Knowledge of early childhood development sufficient to produce developmentally appropriate designs that engage our visitors. Ability to create space/plan layouts as well as conceptual diagrams for lay audiences. Carpentry skills, and knowledge of materials that are aesthetically pleasing, durable, safe and non-toxic for children. Metal working, wood working, scenic painting, and knowledge of electronics are a plus. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proven
experience with managing personal work time, fabrication schedules and budgets. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required.

Competencies: Commitment to universal design and experiential learning for children. Well-developed spatial sensibilities. Respectful and open to having many diverse voices inform and inspire the design process. Enjoys working in a small, team-oriented museum environment.

Student Services Administrator

Reports to: Associate Director
Status: Non-exempt; 35 hours per week, $13 per hour
Location: 3970 Broadway St. STE 201E, Boulder, CO 80304

Job Summary:

The Student Services Administrator, in cooperation with the Executive Director and the Associate Director, is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative, marketing, development and organizational support to implement the long-term strategic goals of the Rocky Ridge Music Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage in timely and appropriate communication with internal (e.g. board, faculty, staff) and external (e.g. students, parents, community members) constituents
  • Manage facility schedule, process payments and create invoices, and assist with payroll processing
  • Assist with general marketing duties (e.g. production and distribution of print materials, website, ads, e-blasts, press releases)
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies for social media, including managing profiles and regular posts, creating and uploading content, and responding to followers
  • Provide development and fundraising support (e.g. improve and maintain comprehensive database including alumni, donors, students, parents, etc.)
  • Work with Associate Director to coordinate a monthly concert series
  • Prepare and distribute documents for board, faculty, and other meetings
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare reports as requested
  • Manual dexterity to utilize computer and other office equipment. Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds.
  • Must have PC, Microsoft Office, G Suite and database proficiency
  • Other related duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Non-profit Management, Music, Music Education, or related field
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be trustworthy and discrete regarding confidential and personal information
  • Desire to learn and apply new technology
  • Exceptional written and oral skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with desire and capacity for team-building and team-work
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Good attention to detail, able to follow direction and learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong planning and organizational ability
  • Coursework/experience in business, data analysis, marketing, accounting a plus

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to: John Jungerberg, Associate Director, jungerberg@rockyridge.org

About Rocky Ridge Music Center:

Founded in 1942, Rocky Ridge Music Center is dedicated to providing transformative music education at both our historic summer campus in Estes Park, CO and our newly established year-round Music Academy in Boulder, CO. 

The Center’s programs give students of all ages and levels a variety of opportunities to work with exceptional artists, teachers, and colleagues from around the world. Rocky Ridge 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.

Teaching Artist – Dance

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

About Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

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

Purpose of Position

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

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

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

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

How To Apply

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

Director of Early Childhood Education

WOW! Children’s Museum is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers employees a creative and collaborative working environment. We engage all families in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity and discovery and serve approximately 90,000 visitors annually.

We are seeking a Director of Early Childhood Education to join our team in a leadership role as we refresh our 8,000 SF facility in Lafayette, CO. The ideal candidate will have experience related to program and content development, process improvement, evaluation, strategic planning and community engagement. The Director should be creative, organized and passionate about WOW!’s mission, with a deep understanding of child development and learning for children ages 1-8. We need someone who understands the pedagogy and also how to implement it in our unique environment.

Hiring Process: To apply, send a resume and cover letter to jennifer@wowchildrensmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

The application deadline is November 17, 2017 and we would like the selected candidate to start by early January 2018.

Title: Director of Early Childhood Education

Employee Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

Work Schedule: 20 hours/week, flexible schedule

Compensation: $24/hour

Reports To: Executive Director

Job Purpose: Guided by our strategic plan, the Director of Early Childhood Education will work collaboratively with Museum staff to ensure that our educational philosophy flows throughout all exhibits and programming, actively engaging young learners in our community. This position will provide the educational foundation for all of the experiences and programming at the Museum

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Program and Exhibit Development

  • Creates philosophical framework/core values encompassing WOW!’s beliefs about education, the
  • foundation for all Museum exhibits and programming.
  • Works very closely with Museum staff and content experts to identify learning objectives for new
  • exhibits, or renovations of existing exhibits, aligned with and guided by WOW!’s values, strategic plan,
  • learning approach and aesthetic standards.
  • Manage the design and implementation of our onsite and offsite education programs for children ages 1-8; supervising the Community Educator and acting as a back-up instructor, as needed. Critical to the role is the ability to develop and oversee partnerships with groups such as local school systems, Head Start programs, preschools and libraries.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of educational goals pertaining to exhibits and programing.
  • Create and manage an annual budget to provide high-quality education programming and reach targeted audiences.

2. Community Engagement

  • Works with the Executive Director and other key staff to build and manage relationships with major external partners including universities, sponsors, and education associations.
  • Serve as a Museum ambassador at community meetings, workshops, or on community boards or committees.
  • Assists the Development Director with fundraising activities, including pitching exhibit/program ideas to donors and providing content for grant and sponsorship proposals.
  • Develops educational content for the website and social media.

3. Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training

  • Train WOW! staff and volunteers in both content knowledge and best practices in interacting and guiding children’s learning.
  • Stays up to date on new developments in informal early childhood education and recommends changes for the Museum as needed.
  • Attends all staff meetings as required.
  • Keeps up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language.
  • Assists in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, Master’s degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of program administration experience, preferably with young children. Experience supervising direct reports. Must have extensive knowledge of ECE learning theories, educational methodologies for stimulating curiosity and motivating learning, developmental appropriateness, current scholarly research, and social issues impacting children and experience working in an informal education setting. Experience designing educational environments will be helpful.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to think and work creatively. Positive and flexible attitude, receptive to feedback and ideas of others. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proven experience with managing personal work time, project schedules and budgets. Demonstrated skill in creating age-appropriate experiences in an informal education setting. Engaging communicator and presenter, with proven ability to communicate confidently and effectively with coworkers, museum visitors and programming partners. Willingness to travel to offsite locations with personal car, as needed (we will reimburse mileage). Moderate lifting of portable teaching bins, tables or chairs may be required. Experience with students with special needs or English Language Learners a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required.

Competencies: Commitment to experiential learning for children. Respectful and open to having many diverse voices inform and inspire Museum exhibits and programing. Enjoys working in a small, teamoriented museum environment.

Collections Assistant

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) seeks a motivated individual with a background and passion for archaeology collections to work on a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded project to move and rehouse our world-class Archaeology collection of over 100,000 objects. This position will work with the Integrative Collections and Anthropology departments as we relocate all of our collections to the state-of-the-art Avenir Collections Center.

This position will fabricate custom archival storage mounts for all archaeology collections. They will review and update catalog records, and capture and catalog digital reference images.  They will oversee interns and volunteers assisting with the rehousing and documentation of archaeology collections. They will also work with curators to review and update catalog information, including cultural affiliation, in order to reorganize the collection by culture group in the new preservation facility. 

This is a full-time, benefitted, term position, projected to last between 28-32 months.

Essential duties:

  • Prepare collections for move to new space, focusing primarily on storage mount construction and collection rehousing, implementing existing design and construction techniques
  • Create digital reference images for collections, including saving images and cataloguing them in EMu collections database using current standards
  • Oversee database record updates in EMu collections management system, including implementing new barcoding system, updating locations, updating catalog records, and adding images
  • Serve as team leader/supervisor for collections interns and volunteers recruited to assist with object rehousing and photography
  • Some research of collections as directed by curators to establish cultural affiliations
  • Ensure all preparation and move tasks follow established policies and procedures and meet required deadlines
  • Ensure 0% damage to objects and specimens during preparation and move
  • Ensure 100% human health and safety during preparation and move

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, or related field
  • 1 years’ experience handling museum collections required
  • 1 years’ experience with relational databases required
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Graduate degree in Anthropology or Museum Studies
  • Previous experience working on a collections move project
  • Advanced relational database experience

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by November 15, 2017 to:

http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=822

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please. 

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

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.

Director of Development

Department: Development
Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-time, exempt

POSITION

The Director of Development will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to chart the next phase of philanthropic growth for the Denver Film Society. Reporting to and partnering with the Executive Director, the Director of Development also works closely with the board of directors to engage in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors and leveraging the potential for significant gifts. As an integral member of the senior management team, the Director of Development plays an active role as a thought-partner in planning for the organization’s overall advancement.

The Director of Development is charged with conceptualizing and implementing a plan to grow the Denver Film Society’s philanthropic support and donor base. The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and establishing strong relationships with all segments of the community. The Director of Development manages a team of five full-time staff whose responsibilities include major gifts, membership, volunteers, annual fund, foundation grant writing, corporate sponsorship, special events, research, and database administration.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Fundraising Management:

  • Oversee the Development department, including individual giving, annual fund, endowment building, membership, grants, government support, corporate sponsorship and special events, and supervise the development staff by setting clear expectations, motivating the team, and assisting with their professional development.
  • Proactively support the Board, development committee, and Executive Director to drive fundraising activity and personal engagement with top prospects.
  • Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement long- and short-term strategies for fundraising, and help members of the board expand their fundraising capabilities.
  • Provide leadership to the Development department with a focus on the expansion of the donor base and major gifts.
  • Maintaining a personal portfolio of donors, cultivating and soliciting major gifts for the annual fund, special events, capital projects, endowments, and special programs.
  • Develop, cultivate and enhance Denver Film Society’s relationships in the community.
  • Establish solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists and research, and develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of prospects.

Strategic Planning and Operational Effectiveness

  • Create, implement, and manage a strategic develop plan designed to significantly increase contributed revenue from current levels of approximately $1.34 million annually.
  • Guide and mentor the Development team’s successful achievement of contributed revenue goals for individual, corporate, foundation, and government funding and special events, with a personal emphasis on identifying, cultivating, and securing new sources of funding.
  • Ensure that the department adheres to long-term strategic and operational plan goals, coordinating and presenting regular progress reports to the Executive Director and board.
  • Manage the department’s staffing needs, including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and mentoring team members.

Administration and Oversight

  • Direct all aspects of membership and patron benefits program, including stewardship, special events, cultivation, benefits fulfillment, daily donor interaction, and volunteer management.
  • Prepare and monitor revenue and expense budgets; provide accurate reporting, analysis, and integration of data; and oversee the maintenance and integrity of membership, donor, and prospect records.
  • Develop partnerships with all key departments to support annual giving programs, sponsorships, special projects, and events, and create customized donor stewardship and recognition opportunities to support expanded fundraising activities.
  • Lead and mentor the Development staff in utilizing available data to analyze and document fundraising needs and opportunities.
  • Assess current technology and refine development practices to ensure maximum efficiency and results.

TRAITS & CHARACTERISTICS

The successful Director of Development is a proactive and collaborative leader, skilled fundraiser, and an experienced manager with the vision to think big, pursuing the Denver Film Society’s ambitious goals with creativity and determination. This individual possess superlative interpersonal and communication skills and articulate compelling messages for support, both verbally and in writing. The Director of Development is self-sufficient and self-managed with a highly organized approach and the ability to achieve organizational objectives. This key member of the senior management team also enjoys working collaboratively with staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective supporters. The Director of Development possess the leadership skills to effectively build consensus with a sense of immediacy in achieving significant fundraising goals as well as an appreciation of the teamwork required to succeed organizationally. This individual brings an affinity for the Denver Film Society’s mission and a passion to positively impact the organization’s long-term success, complemented by highly-developed skills and an efficient, best practices approach.

Other core competencies which are part of the culture of the Denver Film Society include the following:

Personal Accountability – Accepts responsibility for actions and outcomes of development and development-communication efforts. Inspires others, builds trust, and demonstrates loyalty while acknowledging one’s own responsibility to be accountable for personal actions and professional decisions.

Customer Focus & Interpersonal Skills – A commitment to customer satisfaction with a high value on multiple stakeholder needs and the ability to anticipate challenges and develop appropriate solutions. Builds rapport and relates well to all kinds of people regardless of cultural differences.

Planning & Organizing – Works within established timeframes and determines top priorities for optimum productivity with procedures, processes, and systems that result in order, accuracy, and efficiency.

Goal Achievement – Establishes goals that are relevant and attainable and initiates activity without delay.

Leadership – Organizes and motivates others to accomplish goals while creating a sense of order, direction, and active participation among a variety of stakeholders.

Presenting – Communicates persuasively and effectively to groups of all sizes through presentations, discussions, remarks, and written communications.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of seven years of experience with increasing responsibility, and proven success in a fundraising leadership role, ideally with an arts focus, are required.
  • A strong track record in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of donors and potential donors at all levels, particularly major gift donors, and the ability to develop budgets and staff teams are necessary.
  • Candidates must be highly self-motivated, metrics-driven, and goal-oriented.
  • Superior presentation and written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Experience working with boards and high-level volunteers is essential.
  • Candidates must possess a flexible and adaptable style to positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
  • This individual must exhibit a passion for understanding the influence of the arts and humanities in empowering others to realize their potential and for inspiring stakeholders to invest in the future of the Denver Film Society.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, donor database software, traditional, electronic, and social media, and use of advanced tools for donor prospecting and research are necessary.

SALARY & BENEFITS

The Denver Film Society offers a competitive salary commensurate with the experience of the senior level candidate we seek. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; and paid time off.

APPLICATION INFO

The deadline to apply for this position is November 17, 2017, with a start date in January 2018. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to:

Email – jobs@denverfilm.org with “Director of Development – 2017 Application” in the Subject line
USPS – Denver Film Society, Attn: Hiring Manager, 1510 York St., 3rd Floor, Denver, CO 80206

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

It is the policy of the Denver Film Society to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

ABOUT THE DENVER FILM SOCIETY

Since 1978, the Denver Film Society has worked to promote the medium as both an art form and a civic forum, developing a program that includes year-round screenings, community outreach projects and renowned special events. It is in fact the only nonprofit organization in Colorado dedicated to engaging both its members and the public in an engaging relationship with and understanding of film and film culture.

The twin pillars of the DFS are the Sie FilmCenter, our year-round theater, and the annual Denver Film Festival. Now in its third decade, the Festival presents a 12-day roster of international screenings and red carpet premieres. In addition, the DFS organizes such popular annual festivals as Film on the Rocks, a cinema/concert series held throughout the summer at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheater. For more information about the organization, visit www.denverfilm.org.

Cafe Prep Lead

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

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

Please title subject line “Café Prep Lead.” No phone calls, please.

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

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

Development Officer

The History

Founded in July 1995 and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Butterfly Pavilion is the first stand-alone, non-profit invertebrate zoo in the nation, with a mission is to foster an appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while educating the public about the need for conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.

The Future

Now, we are embarking on a $40M initiative to build and operate a state-of-the-art facility, Butterfly Pavilion at the Center for Invertebrate Research and Conservation (CIRC): a 60,000-square-foot, world-class research lab with an accredited zoological facility to serve as the preeminent local, national and global hub for invertebrate knowledge, conservation, inspiration and connection. The initiative includes a philanthropic campaign of approximately $20M.

The Opportunity

In order to bring Butterfly Pavilion into this new chapter, we are investing in a sales-based approach to fundraising, and hiring a newly defined role – the Development Officer – to deliver critical fundraising results in close partnership with the Butterfly Pavilion team, including our campaign consultants.

This position is an exciting opportunity for an emerging leader in the fundraising (or sales) arena to work alongside best-in-class fundraisers, who will train, coach, and support this hire to become the long-term strategic leader of this team.

This role is meant for someone who has been highly successful in engaging and closing through one-on-one conversations, and who has perhaps coached a small team to work a similar relationship-building and results-oriented fundraising process. Key aspects of the ideal candidate include:

  1. An emerging leader in sales or business development – or in fundraising through one-on-one engagements. This is someone who enjoys telling a great story, listening and engaging with authenticity, being bold in making asks, and persisting to get results (and modeling and coaching that for the team). In particular, the right candidate has done these things in an entrepreneurial environment, putting effective systems in place, and aligning the team with the vision and strategy.
  2. A strategic thinker – rather than being too focused on all the detail, he or she concentrates on outlining the strategy and facilitating the most critical steps to effectively engage each prospect or opportunity, from initial preparation and phone call to the final follow-through. This person is methodical without letting process slow them down.
  3. Enjoys navigating change – the ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a changing environment, and in helping their team adapt and adjust – in a calm and strategic way. This person has been in high-growth organizations and enjoys helping them handle new levels of complexity and vision.
  4. Loves rolling up their sleeves – rather than managing and maintaining a large department, this person wants to balance their leadership responsibilities with actually doing the work day-to-day, to stay connected with the key stakeholders and listen for what matters to them. This person has most likely worked in both large and small settings, and has a keen sense of the importance of good management and leadership in moving things forward - and as a result, may have felt frustrated working in more bureaucratic institutions.
  5. A strong decision-maker, an entrepreneurial thinker who takes quick action and creates a clear sense of accountability. He or she always comes to the table with a recommendation and the reasoning behind it, and isn’t attached to the outcome.
  6. Humble and coachable this is a life-long learner, who regularly seeks and implements honest feedback from a few key mentors. This person is often reflecting on how to do things even better, and takes on things outside their comfort zone, such as a graduate school class or a triathlon.
  7. An environmentally-aware leader with a passion to make the world better – someone who has worked or volunteered on issues that affect our natural world. This person channels that passion with a strong sense of optimism that even big change is possible, and feels a personal calling to have an even greater impact in this phase of their career.

The Responsibilities

The Development Officer will be working in direct partnership with our campaign consultants, who own the fundraising strategy and model integration, and lead and manage prospect strategy and project identification efforts. This person will be trained in the fundraising model, tools, and systems, and will primarily be focused in three areas:

Sales Process:

  • Collaborate with the campaign consultants to engage in the sales process, including through regular sales team meetings.
  • Own the process and tools of managing their own prospect portfolio, and reporting on progress to goals.
  • Practice modeling effective prospect strategy and engagement for the team.

Owner of a Sales Portfolio:

  • Identify and prioritize high-level prospects within own portfolio.
  • Own relationship management and strategy for all prospects and investors in their own portfolio:
    • Prospect research and strategy
    • Prospect predisposition planning
    • Prospect visit strategy and planning, including engaging other members of the team as needed
    • Visit with prospects and make asks
    • Manage prospect follow-up activities, coordinating with the team as needed
    • Collaborate with the team on engagement of existing investors

Contributing member of the team:

  • Participate in team selling for funding opportunities as needed.
  • Participate in – and seek out – opportunities to learn about the projects and plans of the Butterfly Pavilion.
  • Build relationships with team members to identify projects in need of funding.

Location & Travel. This position is based in Westminster, Colorado; it will require primarily regional travel.

Compensation & Benefits. The salary range for this position is competitive, starting at $65,000, depending on experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Holidays, 401(k) + matching.

To Apply

If this profile calls out to you, please apply at the link below with an AUTHENTIC cover letter explaining why – along with your resume.

Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/658109-20970.html

Program Coordinator

Colorado Chautauqua Association, Boulder, CO

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited, non-exempt position having responsibility for developing, planning and booking cultural programming at Chautauqua. The Program Coordniator identifies/evaluates/creates and books programming to enhance teh year-round calendar of public events and activities for CCA. Such programming must be consistent with and support CCA's mission, values and goals. The full positions description is available on the Cautauqua website. 

https://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

Click here to view the PDF of the Program Coordinator job description.

Qualifies candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Trish Gray, Human Resources Manager, Colorado Chautauqua Association (hr@chautauqua.com). Please write Program Coordinator in the title of your email. All resumes are to be submitted electonically. No phone calls please. Applications will be taken until this position is filled.

Development Manager

Reporting To:  Director of Development
Compensation: DOE

Position

The Development Manager reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for implementing Swallow Hill’s development plan including research and preparation of materials for successful donor acquisition, tracking moves management, event execution, and donation processing, and membership retention and acquisition. The Development Manager works with the marketing team to enhance development messaging through numerous outlets including Swallow Hill’s website, social media, newsletters, and information booths.

Responsibilities

  • Execute goals and tactics to secure individual, corporate, foundation and public support through identification, cultivation, stewardship and recognition.
    • Create and implement cultivation and stewardship plans for all donor types and giving levels and coordinate moves with Director of Development, CEO and Board members when appropriate.
    • Maintain donor database and track, coordinate and report on prospect and donor moves
    • Plan and coordinate logistics of tours and meetings with prospects and donors
    • Research new potential funding sources that align with Swallow Hill’s mission and goals
    • Oversee donor correspondence, including gift acknowledgments, tax receipts and impact reports
  • Maintain grant management system, ensuring all deadlines and requirements are met and coordinate grant applications with a contracted grants writer, assisting with reports, draft reviews, budget formatting and other materials as required
  • Coordinate Colorado Gives Day and end-of-year giving campaigns and scholarship drive
  • Work with the Marketing team to:
    • Maintain, update, and improve Swallow Hill’s website and social media presence
    • Create annual report, letters, e-newsletters, flyers, and other marketing materials
  • Responsible for membership retention and aquisition
  • Event Planning
    • Assist in planning and execution of donor events, member events, and the annual fundraiser
    • Coordinate logistics for fundraising events including venue, marketing, and tracking
    • Manage volunteers to support fundraising events
  • Assist the Director of Development in setting short-term and long-term fund development strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Organization and planning
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Work ethic
  • High standards
  • Written and oral communication
  • Teamwork

Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of 3 years of experience in development; proven ability at maintaining relationships, anticipating challenges and proactively addressing them; and a passion for Swallow Hill’s mission and strategic plan.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to paul@swallowhillmusic.org. Include Development Manager in subject line. Only those candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted. Application deadline is Nov 16, 2017.

VP of Marketing & Sales

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

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of VP of Marketing and Sales.  The Vice President of Marketing and Sales will plan, direct and lead the overarching marketing and sales strategy.  Provide oversite for the strategy and execution of marketing and sales programs for our six signature lines of programming (Broadway, Cabaret, Theatre Company, Off-Center, Event Services and Education).  Enhance fundraising efforts utilizing both traditional methods and new digital and social media tools. Demonstrate a creative vision that supports our mission to create a culture of empowerment and be a leader that is comfortable being a spokesperson in the community for the organization.  This position reports to the CEO of DCPA.  

Budget responsibility for Marketing is ~$10M with a sales revenue responsibility of $40M.

This role leads Communications and Cultural Affairs, Broadway/Cabaret Media and Marketing, Theatre Company/Off-Center Marketing, Customer Experience, Strategic Projects & Group Sales, Ticketing Services, Creative Services, Analytics and an Executive Assistant.   The department consists of a staff with 9 direct reports, more than 60 staff members, 300+ volunteers and a unionized Ticketing Services Department.

Primary skills include:

  • Serve as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, helping to define the overall vision and direction of the organization with a creative marketing lens.
  • Provide regular updates to the Board of Trustees.
  • Partner with the Executive Team to identify and deploy impactful marketing and sales strategies that enable the organization to succeed.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager. 
  • Provide oversight of all customer experience, audience development, public affairs and community engagement efforts.
  • Responsible for the pricing strategy, revenue budgeting and subscription models for all sales initiatives for the Theatre Company and Off-Center productions.
  • Provide oversite for Ticketing Services, Subscriber Services and Group Sales efforts as well as participate in the pricing strategy process for Broadway.
  • Oversee expansion of the brand and content strategy and its execution by the in-house Creative Services Department.
  • Support external communications efforts to elevate public awareness of the DCPA, internal communication initiatives to engage and inspire employees, and crisis communications that ensure the safety of guests and staff as well as protect the organizational reputation.
  • Work with in-house, cross-functional teams and third party vendors to develop strategic plan to advance the use of technology both as a sales tool as well as a way to engage new and existing audiences.
  • Apply data analytics to drive marketing and sales strategies that minimize cost and maximize sales.
  • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to coach, mentor and empower staff members.
  • Support the strategic plan of the organization and cultivate business, community, cultural and producing partnerships that further the mission of the DCPA.
  • Lead with a strong ethical and social conscience.

Requirements Include:

  • A Marketing leader with 15+ years of marketing and sales experience with at least 5 of those years in a leadership position - ideally in the theatre or entertainment arena. (Non-Profit experience a plus) 
  • Demonstrated strength unifying teams and building strong rapport and effective professional relationships as a collaborative leader.
  • Expertise in understanding business drivers including pricing, segmentation, Omni-channel tactics and buying behaviors to find new ways to impact topline sales.
  • A track record in marketing technology and technology innovation, in partnership with the internal IT department that will drive loyalty and frequency.
  • Proven ability to build community marketing programs that have been effective in reaching multiple genders, ethnic groups, and age groups.
  • Ability to contribute to the strategic planning process with a vision for the long-term needs of the organization including anticipating consumer changes, and also a strong understanding of research and analytics. 
  • Experience developing leading-edge marketing and sales strategies with a WOW factor for an organization or brand.
  • Must be a strong communicator with an appreciation for creativity and the aptitude to understand today’s world of evolving social media. 
  • Must have strong business acumen and experience crafting and leading effective sales and marketing efforts.

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

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

Youth Dance Instructor

Responsibilities

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

Duties

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

Skills

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

Qualifications

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

Other Information

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

Please contact Caryn Carrasco at Caryn@cmdance.org

CMDance is an equal opportunity employer

TO APPLY:

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

School Year Nature Educators

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Compensation:  $12.50/hour

To Apply:

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

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

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

Education Department Head

Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization.  Our mission is to present superior quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education and community engagement programs that enhance the cultural life of our community. The head of the Education department oversees all education programs, manages the education staff, develops programming and community relationships, and directs overall department strategy.

Job Summary

The Education Department head is responsible for all education programming (both content and delivery) for Colorado Ballet, as well as community engagement programs; overall business management of the department; and managing one full time staff person and 25-30 part time instructors. The position reports to the Managing Director.

Below are the various job functions in more detail:

Administration: creating and managing to an annual department budget; maintaining detailed records of department activities and schools served for use in funding proposals and reports; developing department branding, collateral and social media presence; and maintaining an event summary for each year tracking over 35,000 contacts in the community;

Hiring/Supervision: hiring, training, and evaluating the Education Programs Manager; hiring, training, and evaluating part-time Outreach Instructors; conducting an annual training session for staff including current education trends and curriculum changes;

Pedagogy and Curriculum Development: developing, scheduling and leading classes, workshops, discussions and demonstrations on a wide range of topics for a variety of audiences (ECE-adults); developing dance and dance integrated classes and workshops in a wide range of styles to a variety of age groups/abilities; staying abreast of trends in dance education and dance therapy for populations with special needs; teaching in-school or after-school classes as desired;

Student Matinees/Live Streaming: marketing, scheduling, and facilitating three annual performances for student groups at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, organizing bus parking, security, and staffing; marketing, coordinating, and facilitating up to three annual live streams of student matinee performances with upwards of 10,000 viewers; creating study materials for K-12 classrooms that support Colorado Ballet’s season productions

Accessibility: writing, translating, and determining performance caption cues for the Figaro seatback titling system; operating the Figaro system and hiring and training its operators; audio-describing performances for blind and visually impaired patrons; supporting and facilitating longstanding partnerships with various institutions to provide access to dance for special populations (Be Beautiful Be Yourself dance program, Warren Village creative movement classes, Rhythm & Grace dance program, Five by Five classes)

Community Liaison:  representing Colorado Ballet and dance/dance education in the cultural, education, and human service communities at appropriate venues, meetings and events; working with other organizations to develop collaborative projects and partnerships to enhance arts education; serving as the Colorado Ballet representative for Colorado Department of Education events/curriculum development

Qualifications:  This position works closely with children, teachers, school administrators, and other partners in education and the arts. It requires a strong background in dance education and arts administration; a detail-oriented, self-motivated, and strategic thinker; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work with diverse audiences; ability to work some evenings and weekends.

The Education Department Head must have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance, Dance Education, Education and/or Education Administration
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in public schools

Application

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

Zookeeper Intern - Lepidopterist

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

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

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

Responsibilities:                                                

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

Qualifications:

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

Reports to:  Curatorial Team

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

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

Application Deadlines Each Year: 

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

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

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

Museum Associate

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

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

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

Pay Range:  starts $11.00 per hour

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

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

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

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

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

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