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

Learning and Engagement Spanish Bilingual Intern

Denver Art Museum

Post date: 11/9/18  

Position Purpose: 

To support the Learning and Engagement Department at the DAM by learning the ins and outs of how the L&E Department works, what its staff believes in, and the type of work they do. You’ll be based in the Family and Community programs division, but you will be able to collaborate on projects and work alongside staff across the department. 

Our core strength lies in the wide range of backgrounds and perspectives that our visitors bring to the museum. In order to best serve our current and future audience, we strive to maximize the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness of our organization. Candidates committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competencies are encouraged to apply.

Who we are:

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

Terms:

You’ll be working 20 hours per week with possible evening and weekend responsibilities. The internship is from January-Sept. or equivalent to 9 months if starting slightly later. You’ll receive a $6,000.00 stipend for all of your work and contributions. 

Qualifications

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Assist with program development through research, prototyping, and prepping materials
Engage museum visitors through customer service, conversations surrounding works of art, and art making throughout the museum
Support staff with on-going program maintenance in museum galleries
Assist with visitor research, including conducting visitor observations and surveys to understand the needs of visitors
Assist with Spanish bilingual family programs, specifically the storytelling program, Cuentos Del Arte
Support general needs of Family & Community Programs team

Who you are:

You are a great fit if…

You have a passion for experiential programs in museums for all types of visitors.
You have a desire to work with kids and families.
You can problem solve, think on your feet, and work independently.
You’re eager to learn and not afraid to get your hands dirty.
You love working with people of all backgrounds and ages and feed off of other people’s ideas and energy.
You love collaboration.
You’re interested in promoting diversity and inclusion within the museum field.
Current enrollment in a college or university program preferred.   

This is 20/hr./week position lasting approximately nine months.  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, 2018. 

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.             

Learning & Engagement Fellow – Interpretation

Denver Art Museum

Post date: 11/9/18 

Description 

Position Purpose

The Denver Art Museum is seeking a dynamic and creative individual to join the Department of Learning and Engagement to develop skills around exhibition storytelling and communication (i.e., interpretation). This individual will work on interpretive and community components connecting museum visitors to collections and exhibitions. Primary projects will focus on, but won’t be limited to, the reinstallation of DAM’s nationally renowned collections of the arts of Latin America in 2020, and an inaugural thematic exhibition from these collections in 2019. 

This Fellowship encourages greater diversity in professions related to art museums and the visual arts. Therefore, we will prioritize candidates who are from backgrounds that have traditionally been underrepresented in art institutions. During the Fellowship, the candidate will develop a strong understanding of essential practices in museum interpretation and a portfolio of projects that demonstrate an ability to conceptualize and create installed materials for a wide variety of audiences. Mentorship will be provided, as will opportunities to interact with top-level administrators, including the museum Director and trustees. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams, consisting of Learning & Engagement team members, curators, evaluators, designers and other museum colleagues to develop permanent collection and special exhibition interpretive plans
  • Research content and recommend strategies for object and exhibition interpretation
  • Work with project teams to develop interpretive media, including in-gallery materials (e.g., labels, interactive low- and high-tech, installed family and universal access components, community spaces)
  • Support Learning & Engagement colleagues in developing teacher resources, school tours, and live programming in conjunction with relevant exhibitions and installations
  • Facilitate community conversations and participate in evaluation
  • Participate in, and in some cases design and lead, volunteer and staff training
  • Contribute to DAM’s social media platforms, including authoring of blog postsv

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill And Abilities

  • Quick learner; enjoy working collaboratively and in a fast paced environment; able to think creatively and critically
  • Interested in interdisciplinary connections with art and connecting people and art, cultures, histories
  • Familiar with education in informal environments and/or museums, museum interpretation, and visitor experience development
  • Able to communicate compellingly in person, in writing, and through a variety of media
  • Conversant in Spanish
  • Has a goal of developing a career in museum work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Education or Formal Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, anthropology, archeology or cultural studies
  • Coursework in or experience with pre-Columbian or Spanish Colonial art, history, or cultures preferred

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Regular business hours with occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Subject to interruptions.
  • Mental demands: written and oral comprehension, spatial orientation, memorization, mathematical reasoning

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

This is full-time position with benefits for a maximum of two years. 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 Nov. 30, 2018.

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.

Visitor Services Associate

Firefighters Museum

Post date: 11/9/18

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

$10.20/Hr.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Greet every customer with an excellent standard of customer care.

2. Procure and disseminate information about our programs in person and over the phone.

3. Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admissions, memberships, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.

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

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

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

7. Other Duties as Assigned

8. Minor Cleaning projects around the museum 

Qualifications:

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

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Attention to detail.

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

Ability to work independently is highly desirable

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

Social Media & Marketing Coordinator

Denver Zoo

Post date: 11/7/18

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

Denver Zoo's External Relations department has an opportunity for a full time Social Media & Marketing Coordinator to serve as the "voice" of Denver Zoo to more than 400,000 social media followers and to produce dynamic, engaging digital content for social media, public relations and marketing campaigns that convey the Zoo's core messages.  Duties will be divided approximately as 70% social media management/public relations support and 30% marketing support.  Candidates should be proficient in the management of all organic and paid social media platforms (primarily Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Snapchat) and be able to handle multiple projects at one time.  Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

 

Completed applications must be submitted by November 16, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Part-Time Ticket Office Patron Services

City of Lakewood

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

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

Nature Education Specialist

Wild Bear Nature Center

Post date; 11/7/18

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

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

Application closing date: 11/10/2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 11/7/18

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

Career Type: Full-time

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

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

To apply click the link: 

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

Event Operations Manager 

Colorado Chautauqua Association

Post date: 10/31/18

Mission

The mission of the Colorado Chautauqua Association is to preserve, perpetuate and improve the site and spirit of the historic Chautauqua by enhancing its community and values through cultural, educational, social and recreational experiences.

About Colorado Chautauqua’s venues 

The Chautauqua Auditorium, sometimes fondly referred to as “the barn”, opened on July 4, 1898, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Heated and cooled my mother nature, the Chautauqua Auditorium is open from May through September and is a preferred venue by artists because of its incredible acoustics and unique architecture. Distinguished speakers and a diverse array of performers have graced its stage over the last 118 years.  Today, the Auditorium hosts just over 1,300 guests per show.

Community House was built in 1918 to serve as the “living room” to the original tent residents of the Colorado Chautauqua. Today, it is host to intimate concerts, forums, films and educational programs throughout the year. 

Position Overview

Event Operations Manager is a full-time, year-round, benefited, exempt position having responsibility for, and oversight of all event operations, supporting General manager, Public Events (GM, Public Events) in all aspects of event operations and associated administrative tasks as requested.  This includes but is not limited to (please see full position description at www.chautauqua.com, “career” page):

  • Coordinates all licensing rentals, contracts and payments, e.g. shuttle service vendor and special events permit with the City of Boulder.
  • Ensure compliance with established venue policies and ensuring general upkeep, signage and cleanliness of public venues and surrounding areas.
  • Assist GM, Public Events in creating, implementing and maintaining event and venue operation policies and procedure manuals.
  • Manage house equipment and supply inventory (excluding production/tech equipment).
  • Responsible for Manager on Duty (MOD) program; recruiting, training and scheduling MODs.
  • Manages and provides training to seasonal part time house manager.
  • Post, recruit, hire (ensuring all hiring paperwork is completed and submitted to HR), train, schedule and manage seasonal staff.
  • Manages Volunteer Coordinator and oversees all training and other volunteer activities. 
  • Disseminates all production related event details to box office, event staff, volunteer coordinator, and security staff.
  • Coordinates public event accounting including event settlements, sales tax collection, cash reconciliation reports, coding and tracking invoices, payments received, and requests for payments.
  • Maintains and distributes all wrap reports and budget analysis for internal CCA departments
  • Assists GM, Public Events with budget details and budget reforecasting process.
  • Creates a professional team atmosphere, leads, and acts as a positive role model. 

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

All qualified candidates must have:

  • 2 plus years of productions experience in performing arts center, music venue or similar setting.
  • 2 plus years of related experience in production planning and execution.
  • 2 plus years personnel management.
  • 1 plus years budget monitoring and reporting.
  • Knowledge of general venue management practices and procedures 

Necessary Attributes

  • Practices strong organizational, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to function efficiently and amiably in a fast paced, complex and demanding customer service environment.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong speaking and presentation skills.
  • Able to coordinate and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Possesses basic financial and accounting skills. 

Educational Requirements 

Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in Arts Administration, Technical Theatre, Production or related field preferred.

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

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

Marah Bradley

Payroll & Human Resources Assistant

Marah.bradley@chautauqua.com

No Phone calls please.

Grants for Artists Available from Boedecker Foundation through the Dairy Arts Center

Dairy Arts Center

Post date: 10/29/18

(Boulder, CO - October 24, 2018) – The Boedecker Foundation is excited to announce their continued support of the

Boedecker Path to Excellence Grant in collaboration with the Dairy Arts Center. According to Sophia Boedecker, the Chair of the Grants Committee, “Our mission is to expand the arts opportunities available to all people in Boulder through new experiences offered at the Dairy Arts Center. Our goal is to bring new and unique offerings to Boulder in performing arts, cinematic arts, and visual arts that can engage new audiences, expand the horizons of existing audiences, or create new opportunities for emerging artists and arts organizations to present quality work.” 

The program will award up to $25,000 in grants this year at a minimum amount of $5,000 per grant. To be considered for funding, all programs must be presented at the Dairy Arts Center. Please refer to the online application on the Dairy Arts Center’s website for detailed information. The program, now in its fifth year, will result in a total of $150,000 in grants. Since the beginning of the program in 2016, more than thirteen artists or organizations have been supported. 

Although the artist or arts organization must present their program at the Dairy Arts Center, the grants are available to artists from all over the country. Furthermore, artists from Denver and throughout Colorado are especially encouraged to apply. 

“The Boedecker Foundation is taking a leading role in supporting the arts in our community and enhancing the ability of the Dairy Arts Center to offer new and exciting artistic programming to Boulder,” said Melissa Fathman, Executive Director of the Dairy. “The Boedecker Foundation should be recognized for not only supporting the arts, but also seeking to foster a new level of excellence,” she said. 

Last year, the grant recipients included:

● The Pavlova Project

● AscenDance, “New Heights… Dancing on the Walls that Divide Us”

● Ginga, “Americana Meets Brazil”

● Museo de las Americas 

Applications are currently open for 2020 Grants. The deadline for submission is December 15, 2018. 

Anyone interested in learning more and applying can go visit: https://pages.thedairy.org/boedecker-path-to-excellencegrants/ 

About the Dairy Arts Center

The Dairy Arts Center, a nonprofit arts organization, was founded in 1992 to provide cooperative workspaces for local artists and venues for live performance in Boulder County. Originally owned by the Watts-Hardy Dairy, the building’s transformation from a former milk-processing facility to a thriving multi-disciplinary arts hub for Boulder and beyond is a nationally recognized example of constructive urban development and renewal. 

With its 42,000 square foot facility, the Dairy is Boulder’s largest multidisciplinary art center, housing disciplines ranging from visual arts, theater, and film to dance, comedy, and music, complete with award-winning art galleries, performance venues, teaching studios, offices, rehearsal spaces, dance studios, and a 60-seat art-house cinema.

Membership, Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 10/29/18

Job Summary: The Membership, Visitor and Volunteer Services Coordinator is responsible for clerical/administrative support of the department through a variety of general, accounting, scheduling and administrative tasks; acts as a receptionist for the department; administers new volunteer intake processes for both the Gardens’ York Street and Chatfield Farms locations.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High school diploma and a minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated strong proficiency with standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, as well as Outlook and scheduling software. Familiarity with Volgistics a plus. Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Amasses attendance information for various purposes including, but not limited to SCFD and grant reporting
  • Greets and assists visitors such as volunteers and guests on a basic level as able, or directs them to the appropriate person.
  • Schedules, makes arrangements, sets-up and cleans up for meetings, including making catering and travel arrangements as necessary
  • Processes invoices for payment
  • Manages inventory and supplies
  • Schedules new volunteer orientation
  • Reviews volunteer applications and processes new volunteer background checks and updates the volunteer database
  • Schedules new volunteer placement discussions

Other Job Duties:

  • Schedules interviews as needed for department job candidates
  • Prints resumes and interview questions for interview team
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members, visitors and others
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/87499bd2-7e94-6cc5-1b22-79a74c5049f7/apply?source=894687-CS-28138

Development Associate Position Description

Audobon Society of Greater Denver

Part-Time/Non-Exempt: 20 hours/week

Reports To: Executive Director 

About Denver Audubon

Founded in 1969, Denver Audubon is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society. We are a conservation and education organization with the goal to connect people to nature, and protect birds, other wildlife, and habitats in our metro Denver community. With an annual operating budget of approximately $330,000 and 5 employees (Three full-time, two part-time), Denver Audubon conducts formal and informal programs in schools, local parks, libraries, and in partnership with other organizations. We also offer field trips and adult education programs (Beginning Birding, Audubon Master Birder, Naturalist Training, and Birding Insights). Our Conservation Committee works with the legislature and other environmental organizations on key issues affecting birds, other wildlife, and habitats. The Lois Webster Fund provides grants for non-game wildlife research and education projects.

The mission of Denver Audubon is to advocate for the environment, connecting people to nature through education, conservation, and research. 

Position Summary

The Development Associate will be responsible for working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors in raising funds for Denver Audubon and in activities designed to broaden the scope and effectiveness of Denver Audubon’s fundraising initiatives. The Development Associate will:

 Research and prepare grant proposals and requests, and manage and track grants and outcomes, including SCFD final report and grant application.

 Responsible for ongoing efforts to research and cultivate individual, corporate, and institutional donors and for soliciting contributions in conjunction with the Executive Director and Board.

 Create an annual Fundraising Strategy with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to meet the needs of the organization.

 Work closely with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors and other volunteers to coordinate and meet annual giving, planned giving, membership, foundation, and corporate giving goals for each fiscal year. 

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed; the omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to be completed by the position. 

Grant Management

 Research and identify foundation, corporate, and government funding opportunities that aligned with the mission and needs of Denver Audubon.

 Engage with program officers at organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.

 Prepare and write grant proposals for ongoing programs and new initiatives.

 Work with staff to ensure adherence to grant application and evaluation/reporting requirements and to coordinate respective deadlines.

 Report to funders on status of grant projects. 

Guest Services Associate

WOW! Children's Museum

Post date: 10/29/18

ABOUT US

WOW! Children’s Museum is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Lafayette, CO. WOW! engages families in educational, hands-on learning experiences that connect curiosity, creativity, and discovery.

Team WOW! consists of professionally playful staff who enjoy a positive, energetic, and customer-service oriented work environment. Help enrich the lives of children throughout Boulder County and the Metro Denver area by joining our team!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Floor Staff Associates are the faces of our Museum! The purpose of this position is to ensure that all children and families visiting WOW! have a great experience by providing exceptional customer service while maintaining a clean and safe environment.

Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly

Work Schedule: Weekends- Saturdays and Sundays, 9:45am-6:15pm- 16 hours/week, with potential for more

Rate: $11.00/hour

Reports to: Guest Services Director

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

At the Front Desk: ● Provide exceptional hospitality to children and their caregivers by greeting each visitor, offering information, answering questions and phone calls, and providing general assistance ● Check in visitors, sell memberships, gift certificates, retail items, or other Museum products via Altru software system ● Schedule Birthday Parties and Field Trips

● Communicate Museum policies to visitors, provide basic first aid as needed, and assist in lost child/caregiver response

Around the Museum: ● Walk through Museum making sure all thru ways are clear of debris or obstacles

● Interact with guests at exhibits and overseeing upkeep of the Art Room. Lead Art Room crafts and interactive exhibit activities occasionally

● Upkeep of bathrooms, snack area, reusable exhibit products, spills, and general cleanliness ● Cleaning props and exhibits throughout the day ● Provide support for Birthday Party Coordinator in prepping for parties and greeting party guests. ● Provide Assistance with exhibits as needed

Behind the Scenes:

● Attend all staff meetings as required

● Keep up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language

● Participate in training sessions to review known material and learn new material

● Assist in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor or other Museum Directors.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 High School Diploma/GED required. College degree preferred.

 Experience in customer service or a museum or education environment is a plus

 Enjoy working with children and promoting learning through play

 Exceptional customer service skills. Must be welcoming, attentive, and responsive to our visitors and colleagues.

 Responsible self-starter with problem solving skills

 Ability to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment

 Ability to work collaboratively, but independently as necessary

 A great sense of humor!

 Comfortable cleaning up occasional kid-related messes and spills

 Great communication skills with both coworkers and visitors

 Basic to proficient computer skills needed with the ability to be trained on Altru Point of Sale and database software and Microsoft Outlook.

 Flexibility and adaptiveness. Willingness to grow and help WOW! grow.

 Bilingual preferred

 Availability to occasionally cover other shifts strongly preferred.

OUR HIRING PROCESS:

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

TO APPLY:

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

Exhibits Technician Job Posting

WOW! Children's Museum

Post date: 10/29/18

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 Exhibits Technician with a proven record of success to join our team in a supporting role as we refresh our 8,000 SF facility in Lafayette, CO. The ideal candidate will have basic technical skills such as, but not limited to: painting, carpentry, metalwork, plumbing, and electrical and excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Hiring Process: To apply, send a resume and cover letter to vi@wowchildrensmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. The application deadline is November 23, 2018, and we would like the selected candidate to start by mid-December 2018.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Status: Part-time

Grade/Level: Entry Level

Reports to: Exhibit Designer

Work Schedule: Average 20 hrs./week

Amount of Travel Required: None

Benefits Eligibility: Not Eligible

Positions Supervised: None

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Exhibits Technician supports the maintenance, installation, de-installation and some fabrication of exhibits. This position may also provide basic facility maintenance, as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Cleaning, maintenance, and repair of exhibits and exhibit components

 Routine inspections, housekeeping, and maintenance duties to ensure exhibits are in proper order

 Developing and following preventive maintenance procedures and schedules

 Prompt response to repair calls

 Maintaining workshop, equipment, and supplies, including ordering of materials

 Directing volunteers who help with maintenance

 Maintaining safety in the shop and on the museum floor

 Assisting in the construction of new exhibit components and accessory materials

 Assisting with the installation and de-installation of exhibits

 Occasional facilities maintenance and projects

 Mindfulness about the safety of children

 Presentable, communicative, and patient while working around children during museum hours

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 Basic technical skills such as, but not limited to: painting, carpentry, metalwork, plumbing, electrical

 Proper use of hand tools, power tools, technical equipment, and cleaning products

 Ability to independently learn new construction techniques

 Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

 Excellent follow through, work ethic, and attention to detail

 Occasional need to wear protective equipment (respirator, goggles, gloves, etc.)

 Have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to obtain supplies from local stores

 Comfortable using computers; proficient in Microsoft Office software, Internet search tools and email

 Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as ability to collaborate and problem solve as part of a group

 Ability to maintain and develop clear and accurate written records

 Strong organizational and time management skills. Can efficiently execute on multiple priorities/plans/ideas

 Willingness and ability to seek-out, share and adopt ideas and best practices, and embrace change introduced by others

 Ability to work with all Museum team members; willingness to negotiate and compromise

 Judgement to creatively resolve unique tasks

 Patience with curious children while working

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 High School Diploma or equivalent required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 Regularly required to stand; climb; balance; stoop or kneel; and crouch

 Regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, grasp, or feel; and reach with hands and arms

 Occasionally required to lift up to 50 lbs.

 Regularly required to push and pull heavy items with the assistance of tools, cart, and/or coworkers

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets

 Subject primarily to indoor conditions

 Occasionally exposed to wet or dirty conditions

 Subject to a loud and busy environment

 Subject to tasks that are repetitive in nature

Member & Visitor Services Representative

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 10/29/18

Job Summary: Provides positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant and courteous service. Processes transactions for items at Denver Botanic Gardens including, but not limited to, general admission, memberships, classes, events and tours. This position requires several forms of communication with the public, including but not limited to phone, computer and in person interactions. The incumbent must have the ability to accurately enter data, count money and balance a cash drawer in a fast paced environment.

Career Type: Part-time

Education/Experience: High School diploma or GED required. Minimum one year’s experience working in admissions in a museum/cultural environment or similar type organization preferred. Must be detail oriented and flexible and possess excellent inbound and outbound customer service phone skills as well as written and spoken communication skills and strong analytical skills. Strong computer skills in Windows-based applications, retail POS software management and Raiser’s Edge and ATMS software preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides outstanding customer service to all staff, visitors, and DBG customers, including but not limited to phone, in-person, written, verbal, and electronic communication.
  • Proactively seeks to be knowledgeable of all DBG horticulture, exhibits, programs and events to reflect the experience and brand at the Gardens.
  • Opening, closing and reconciliation of daily ATMS shifts.
  • Create bookings and process sales for general admission, classes, tours, and events offered at Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Handle all aspects of onsite and phone membership sales, including: taking payment through ATMS, recording member data in Raiser’s Edge and printing member cards.
  • Help members with redemption of complimentary tickets to York St. and Chatfield Farms events.
  • Run daily attendance and member reports.
  • Help members and non-members with account management.

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintain regular admissions hours, as well as operate during special events, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Act as a positive role model.
  • Work with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors within the Visitors Center, Resource Center, Mordecai Children’s Garden and throughout the Gardens.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as requested by management.

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

To apply: Click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/bcc74876-3db5-9511-cbf5-583105a6445d/apply?source=894087-CS-28662

Security Specialist

Denver Zoo

Post date: 10/29/18

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

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

Denver Zoo's Security department has an opportunity for a full time Security Specialist Third Shift to ensure a safe and secure environment for guests, employees, animals, property and assets while still providing exceptional customer service. Candidates should have experience in security, loss prevention, law enforcement, military or public safety, be customer service oriented and have a clean driving record. This position is for the third shift, which includes a8 hour workday between the hours of 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM, with required seasonal overtime.

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

Completed applications must be submitted by November 1, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Cultural Center Facility Coordinator

City of Lakewood

Post date: 10/17/18

City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.
 
About the Lakewood Cultural Center 
Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) is a 38,000 sq. ft. performing arts venue that attracts over 110,000 visitors annually. The LCC offers a technically advanced 320-seat theater, rotating visual art exhibitions in multiple gallery spaces, meeting and event spaces, cultural arts classes and a welcoming lobby space. The LCC is part of the Heritage, Culture and the Arts (HCA) Division that operates within the Department of Community Resources (CR). Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.
 
JOB SUMMARY
Acts as primary point of contact for all Lakewood Cultural Center facility scheduling, maintenance and non-HCA event management.  Responsible for scheduling and supervision of non-HCA programs and events associated with the Lakewood Cultural Center as assigned by the Cultural Center Administrator.  Locations of programs/events may also include, but are not limited to, Washington Heights Art Center, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Amphitheater, the outdoor Plaza of the City Commons area, and other facilities in conjunction with HCA or City of Lakewood-sponsored events/activities.  Participates in and supports planning and implementation of programming throughout HCA facilities as a member of the HCA team.
 

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Work with the Cultural Center Administrator to determine processes and procedures for scheduling of performances and events at the Lakewood Cultural Center.  Implement facility rental plan to include negotiation of fees and use agreements and oversee performance/event planning and logistics.  Complete all record keeping and paperwork associated with facility rentals including deposits from, and payments to, tenants, as appropriate.
Responsible for daily activities at City of Lakewood cultural facilities as assigned, particularly the scheduling of Lakewood Cultural Center facility, event staff, cleaning and maintenance.
Manage tenant relationships and vendor/contractor relationships as assignedOversee the House Management program, directing the related variable staff and volunteer activities providing training, and coordinating with the theater production crew and ticket office staff, as appropriate. Monitor volunteer job descriptions, schedules and training. Serve as House Manager at Lakewood Cultural Center performances/events as needed.
Coordinate information and schedules with other HCA staff assigned to facilities.
Manage security of facility on a daily basis Maintain inventory of facility keys and establish and implement procedures for issuing keys to appropriate personnel.
Coordinate life safety program for the Lakewood Cultural Center and for other cultural facilities as requested.
Provide back-up support for the Lakewood Cultural Center Front Desk/Box Office for general information, ticket sales and class registrations, as requestedProvide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
Transport artists and/or equipment, as required. 
Represent HCA with other City Departments regarding cultural facilities as assigned.
Provide input and generate appropriate levels of information regarding scheduling, logistics, upcoming events or exhibits, and programs offered at cultural facilities as assigned.
Work with other departments and agencies regarding capital improvements, building security, facility management and daily maintenance issues at the Lakewood Cultural Center and other City facilities as assigned.
Support programming and projects for all other HCA facilities and programs as assigned.
Serve as liaison with City staff and a variety of vendors, organizations and tenants to facilitate information and details related to performances, events, exhibits, programs, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner.
Requires regular and prompt attendance.
 
IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS
Actively participates as a member of the HCA staff.
 
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Supervision received:
Receives direct supervision from the Cultural Center Administrator.
Supervision Given:
No direct supervision; directs activities of variable staff and volunteers.

Essential Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a Performing Art (theater, music, dance, film, theater tech, etc.), Non-Profit Management, Business or related field preferred.  Equivalent experience in a cultural arts organization and/or facility may be substituted for the educational requirement.
  
Experience:
Background in performing arts and/or cultural facility administration as demonstrated by active volunteer work or work experience preferred.
 

KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs

Skills in negotiation and diplomacy.
Must be highly adept at balancing needs of internal and external customers, as well as staff, to ensure consistent, high level of service.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain poise and calm demeanor.
Demonstrates innovative, highly analytical thinking and applies sound judgement. 
Supports creative thinking and problem solving and encourages participatory decision making when appropriate.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor,
employees, volunteers, tenants and the public.
Ability to consistently demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
Proficient in MS Office with strong knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.
Ability to drive personal auto and/or City van. 
Valid driver's license and good motor vehicle record. 
Background check required.
 
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Lifting and Carrying:
Lifting office/art/theater supplies that may weigh up to 40 pounds with assistance.
 
Pushing and Pulling:
Must be able to move and set up chairs and tables for events, meetings or classes.
 
Body Positions:
Work involves sitting, standing, and walking about between various facilities.
 
Hearing:
Must hear and respond to telephone, visitor requests and emergency siren.
 
Vision:
Uses vision to read handwriting, computer generated documents, to enter data into computer and to set up displays.
 
MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics: 
Math aptitude to include addition, subtraction, percentages and averaging skills to determine revenue and expenses for programs, commissions, taxes, etc.
 
Remembering:
Must have ability to remember policies and procedures, rules and regulations, schedules, rental processes, contract information, and instructions given.
 
Language Ability:
Must be able to read documents and communicate effectively through various modes with individuals at all levels inside and outside of the organization.
 
Reasoning:
Must have ability to apply broad thinking and good judgment in making "on the spot" decisions.
Must have ability to negotiate with tenants/performers/vendors to maximize potential of every event.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is generally performed in an office and theater environment with frequent need to move about the facility as well as travel occasionally to other City facilities.
Work involves frequent weekend and evening hours.
 
EQUIPMENT USED
Personal Computer
Telephone
Calculator
Fax Machine
Photocopier
Personal auto and/or City van

LSO Administrative Assistant

Longmont Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 10/17/18

Job Description

The Administrative Assistant of the Longmont Symphony Orchestra (www.longmontsymphony.org) reports directly to the Executive Director and supports the Board of Directors as needed.

Familiarity with computer systems/software and financial management is required and some knowledge of orchestras is desired.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required; two years of college education preferred.

Duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, providing support to the Executive Director; running the office and box office and managing the organization’s general administrative activities.

Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • answer phone and emails daily; collect mail
  • pay bills and send invoices; reconcile credit card statements; deposit and withdraw monies
  • draft agendas and other documents as requested for Board of Directors meetings
  • write checks for musicians’ fees
  • update balance sheet of income and expenses
  • maintain office equipment and supplies
  • maintain donor database and send thank you letters
  • manage benefits for donors (comp tickets, season tickets, etc)
  • coordinate with guest artists and/or their agents to acquire biographies and photos for season brochure
  • proofing program prior to printing
  • be knowledgeable in all aspects of the ED position
  • general housekeeping-including emptying/taking out trash, vacuuming, etc.
  • assist Executive Director, Marketing Consultant, and Board members in tasks as requested 

Box Office Manager Tasks

  • manage ticket sales (phone, online, walk in, will call or mail) for all concerts
  • set up ticket software for season and individual concerts
  • provide comp tickets to musicians for concerts; provide tickets/certificates for non-profit requests
  • supervise volunteers for box office at concerts
  • keep track of ticket income from each particular concert

Concert Night Logistics Coordinator

  • organize and transport materials needed for concert (signs, props, laptops, cash box, programs)
  • set up lobby and box office at the concert venue and take down after the concert 

Days of the week and office hours are flexible and will be negotiated with Executive Director. A maximum of 18 hours/week scheduled as office time, plus concert/event days. 

Hourly salary is of $16.00. 

Please submit resume and cover letter at giorgia@longmontsymphony.org 

Application deadline is Friday, October 26th. Ideal job starting date is Monday, November 5th.

Director of Innovation & Technology

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 10/17/18

Job Summary: The Director of Innovation & Technology provides the vision and leadership for designing, developing and implementing Denver Botanic Gardens’ IT initiatives that create value, efficiency, security and programmatic opportunities. Responsibilities include influencing and directing DBG’s IT infrastructure and applications evolution to ensure that key business strategies and processes are driven by systems that enable change, growth and flexibility. The Director must ensure DBG’s IT infrastructure is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting organization needs and best practice in creating value for visitors.

Career Type: Full-time

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree, ideally in computer science, technology, engineering, or information systems. Ten (10) years of experience working in an IT department that supports many functional departments; at least five (5) years should include senior IT managerial and leadership accountability for an organization or a large department; or an equivalent combination of education, consulting, training, and experience; nonprofit experience a plus. Must be able to work occasional nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call for emergencies. Must possess valid Colorado Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with organization leaders and stakeholders in setting a compelling technology roadmap in support of the mission, programs and services.
  • Provide direct oversight and management for all IT and Audio-Visual team members. Foster and build an innovative team focused on supporting internal users and external customer experience.
  • Enhance and maintain data security, risk management, disaster recovery, and the business continuity planning process in accordance with established IT control frameworks.
  • Provide leadership for audio-visual and digital strategy.
  • Responsible for administering IT vendor management policy, third party department contracts and following risk assessment policies for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Manage annual department budget including forecasting equipment, software, data communication and security requirements.
  • Maintain and improve existing standards and procedures for equipment deployment, operations, data security, remote support, troubleshooting and emergency preparedness.
  • Partner with all key business functions to determine business requirements to inform IT service needs.
  • Analyze complex business needs and recommend technical solutions.
  • Explore and implement creative uses of technology to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Define and execute strategy for employee computing needs, including hardware selection, security configuration, VPN, and employee training.

Other Job Duties:

  • Attends committee and management meetings and prepares minutes for meetings and reports as required, presents data as requested.
  • Provides opportunities for professional development to Information Technology staff.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and staff.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/47e7879e-b8e0-4d1f-0197-5663477f337d/apply?source=884285-CS-28138

Must submit a cover letter and resume. 

 

Vice President of Development

Butterfly Pavillion

Post date: 10/17/18

Position Reports To: President/CEO

Direct Reports: Full Time Development Officer, Full Time Grants Manager, Full Time Development Coordinator (Executive to build or redirect team structure as needed) About Butterfly Pavilion: Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere, because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future. Founded in July 1995, Butterfly Pavilion believes that an appreciation of the environment begins with an appreciation of all living things. Every day we teach the young and old alike about the need for conservation, because with knowledge and empowerment we will protect the world's natural habitats for generations to come. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation.

Butterfly Pavilion is a Tier II member of the SCFD (Science and Cultural Facilities District) and is the eighth largest cultural facility in the Denver Metro area, attracting more than 4.5 million visitors in 23 years of operation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the United States to become a certified member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and has become a prototype for many others. Our facility includes four indoor exhibit areas; eleven acres of public gardens; two educational classrooms; and event space, including a 2,200 square foot ballroom and patio overlooking Jefferson County Open Space.

Looking forward, we are committed to providing the most enriching experience for our audience, being recognized as a scientific authority, and being a leading educational resource on invertebrates. To this end, Butterfly Pavilion has begun the early stages of launching a $23 million Capital Campaign to expand Butterfly Pavilion into the Center for Invertebrate Research and Conservation (CIRC), a brand new, 81K sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility, that will serve as the preeminent local, national and global hub for invertebrate knowledge, conservation, inspiration and connection. Located in the Baseline neighborhood of Broomfield and in partnership with City and County of Broomfield and McWhinney, the site will also feature a 1200 acre pollinator district, ushering in a new, innovative model for real estate development and landscapes. At Baseline we'll also partner with Adams 12 School District. A K-12 STEM School will be located on the very same campus, creating a very innovative and unprecedented model for advancing public education, as well as career and workforce readiness. 

FLSA: Full Time/Exempt

Salary: Expected salary range for this position is $130,000-$140,000 per year. Regular work schedule is Monday through Friday, with evenings, weekends and holidays when needed. Position Summary:  The Vice President of Development is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining a comprehensive fund raising program on behalf of Butterfly Pavilion, and to enhance the long-term mission and vision established by Butterfly Pavilion's Executive Team. The Vice President of Development staffs the Executive Team and coordinates the efforts of other appropriate staff and board committees at the invitation of the President/CEO and COO.  This position will also manage asset development, including fundraising, donor services and gift recognition. This position may also be responsible for marketing and public relations as it relates to fund development, in conjunction with the Marketing & Communications branch.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: 

Oversee the successful deployment of all unearned income revenue generating programs from preparation of plans, preparation of proposals and donor cultivation, to donor recordkeeping, solicitation, donor recognition and follow through. This includes all sources; individual, corporate, foundation and government grants, as well as planned giving and endowments.

Orchestrate fund development strategies through goal setting, strategic planning, and communication of progress, keeping with the organization's mission, vision, and goals. Actively work with the CEO and Campaign Committee to develop and implement a comprehensive campaign development strategy to include individual, corporate, foundations, government grants, etc.

Orchestrate overall campaign management and organization including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy, task assignment and maintenance of timelines.

Strategically manage the identification, cultivation and solicitation of individual, corporate, foundation and government gifts and pledges; and assist in planning and coordinating any annual giving programs associated with matching gifts, etc.

Aggressively seeks new funding sources, leads business development and fundraising through one on one and group engagements, and maintains relationships with current and past donors of all levels of giving, including major giving (over $1 million).

Coordinate and supervise the acknowledgement process for all gifts and grants. Oversee donor recognition efforts including those for gallery naming, onsite recognition, annual report recognition to ensure that all who give to the Butterfly Pavilion are part of a well appreciated family of donors/members. Maintains ongoing contact with Butterfly Pavilion's supporters regarding programs and plans. 

Support and partner with the Executive Team, Board Committees and the Board of Directors on all major fundraising initiatives.

Lead and participate in Board Committees, Fund Development Committee and External Relations Committee, to expand the organization's network and impact.

Monitor all donor information and provide and present statistical analysis to Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.

Work as a team with the Marketing department to identify collaborative marketing strategies and compile donor information for the Annual Report.

Innovatively advance a collaboratively strategy with branch leadership and staff to identify avenues of support for programs and projects. 

Represents Butterfly Pavilion in meetings with potential funding sources.

Other duties as assigned.

Competencies: 

Decision making

Resource generation

Financial/fiscal management

Strategic thinking

Conflict resolution

Analytical thinking

Business acumen

Builds relationships

Qualifications/Experience: 

10-plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources). 

Proven track record in fund development and managing success with donors and corporate sponsorships. 

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.

Strong organizational skills.

Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.

Ability to work independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within Butterfly Pavilion 

Bachelor's Degree required in fundraising related field (Business, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or other related field).

Master's degree in planning, finance, or nonprofit management preferred.

Five (5) or more years of successful staff management experience.

Demonstrated experience in annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, membership and planned giving.

Bilingual preferred. 

Additional Requirements:  

Manage all employees within the Development branch and is responsible for employee lifecycle (hire, inspire, coach, develop, and reward), including TinyPulse performance management, coaching, development, and hiring of the employees.

Recruit and oversee volunteers and interns as part of the Service Enterprise Program initiative.

This position will be a managerial liaison for other staff members and visitors when necessary.

Regular attendance to organization, branch and department staff meetings and trainings, including Board of Directors and Board Committee meetings.

Extensively work with President/CEO, COO and VP of Finance in coordinating a $23 million Capital Campaign and ongoing annual operational funding.

Other duties as assigned 

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of this position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the position will encounter. At Butterfly Pavilion, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time. While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to see, talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee may be asked to park offsite to accommodate guest experience. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 

How to Apply:

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

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/906471-20970.html

Position is open until filled.  No phone calls or drop in's please. 

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/906471.html 

Administrative Specialist

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Full-time, Hourly 

Summary of Position

The administrative specialist is often the first point of contact for people interested in Lighthouse and the community it fosters. As such, it requires an energetic and friendly personality, superior listening skills, and patience. The ideal candidate will be very interested in literature and creative writing and will have extensive customer service experience. This person will also be very organized, possess the ability to manage multiple projects with a high level of attention to detail, and will be able to work well in a collaborative team atmosphere. 

This position is full time and reports to the Operations Manager and consults regularly with the Executive Director, program coordinators, and other staff. This position works full time to ensure that Lighthouse Writers Workshop successfully conducts its full range of dynamic programming in order to fulfill its mission. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Welcome walk-in visitors to Lighthouse, give tours of the building, answer any questions about the organization and our offerings.
  • Handle phone queries on a host of topics.
  • Register customers in workshops and assist them in choosing the right offering for them.
  • Process financial aid applications and gift certificates.
  • Process credit card payments and registrations through Lighthouse website.
  • Coordinate and send evaluations for all in-house programming.
  • Handle all general email inquiries; route them to the appropriate staff member as needed.
  • Manage online class offerings via online platform; support online faculty as needed.
  • Perform daily house check; ensure that spaces are clean and ready for use.
  • Set up AV and conference call system for workshops, as needed.
  • For some programs (Book Project weekends, Grand Lake Retreat, Lit Fest) assist with classroom set-up, printing materials and nametags, food ordering and set-up, clean-up, and general needs of the students and instructors.
  • Take meeting minutes at weekly staff meetings and other meetings, as needed.
  • Filing, organizing, other tasks, which may include: occasional blog writing, shepherding visiting writers, administrative projects (website updates, photocopying, occasional, errands, printing materials, etc.). 

Experience and Education

Candidate should possess at least a bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience working in a customer service and/or administrative function. The candidate should also possess some experience with registration processing, customer service, and database information management. Candidate must possess the maturity, patience, and confidence to handle a wide variety of customer queries and concerns. Candidate must be an impeccable writer, a great listener, and a clear and friendly communicator. Finally, candidate should also be adept at editing and proofreading, as well as basic website maintenance, and should be a passionate reader and writer, as well as a tireless advocate for the power of literature in our culture. 

Technology experience preferred (but not required):

  • Website maintenance (Drupal)
  • QuickBooks
  • Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Acrobat, and Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office 

The ideal candidate is a flexible, enthusiastic, goal-driven, and organized self-starter who enjoys creating positive and inspiring relationships with all members of the Lighthouse community. The ideal candidate also thrives under casual supervision, and will also be prepared to occasionally work weekends and nights. Must be able to work outdoors, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to lift and move objects up to 40 lbs. 

Benefits:

Starting out, benefits include 15 days of paid time off (PTO) which can be used as sick, vacation, or personal time. Also includes one free eight-week workshop, and one free one-day workshop per session. This position also includes medical insurance for the individual and dependents, a SEP-IRA retirement account, and a flexible medical spending account. 

Pay and Hours:

This position pays $14.50 per hour to start. This position is full time, 40 hours per week. 

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter online at https://lighthousewriters.submittable.com/submit

Museum Educator for ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Post date: 10/17/18

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator. 

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

ARTlab is a fine arts program designed by BMoCA to engage Boulder County’s most underserved high school students. ARTlab strives to empower youth to build a positive future for themselves using visual arts as a language of self-expression and a tool for building self-esteem. ARTlab takes place every Monday and Wednesday at Justice High School (JHS) from 12pm-1pm and every Friday at Boulder Preparatory School (BPS) from 9am-12pm. 

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

-          Planning, organizing, and teaching ARTlab

-          Working with the Public Program Manager and staff

-          Coordinating between JHS, BPS, and BMoCA Staff

-          Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program

-          Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to JHS, BPS, and the public

-          Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed 

Character/Qualities:

-          Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs

-          Experience working with underserved or at-risk populations

-          Enjoys working with the public, including children and families

-          Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff

-          Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

-          Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies 

Qualifications:

-          1 year of experience in art education and working with at-risk populations

-          Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-          Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities  

Hours & Schedule:

ARTlab occurs twice a week at Justice High School, and once a week at Boulder Preparatory School. Days/hours at Justice High are Monday and Wednesday from 12pm-1pm. Days/hours at Boulder Prep are Friday from 9am-12pm. 

Compensation & benefits:

This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be $40 per 1 hour workshop. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching ARTlab. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply:

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

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

Start Date: ASAP

About BMoCA:

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

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

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

Member & Visitor Services Representative

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 10/17/18 

Job Summary: Provides positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant and courteous service. Processes transactions for items at Denver Botanic Gardens including, but not limited to, general admission, memberships, classes, events and tours. This position requires several forms of communication with the public, including but not limited to phone, computer and in person interactions. The incumbent must have the ability to accurately enter data, count money and balance a cash drawer in a fast paced environment.

Career Type:  Seasonal, Part-time - November 1, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Education/Experience:  High School diploma or GED required. Minimum one year’s experience working in admissions in a museum/cultural environment or similar type organization preferred. Must be detail oriented and flexible and possess excellent inbound and outbound customer service phone skills as well as written and spoken communication skills and strong analytical skills. Strong computer skills in Windows-based applications, retail POS software management and Raiser’s Edge and ATMS software preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides outstanding customer service to all staff, visitors, and DBG customers, including but not limited to phone, in-person, written, verbal, and electronic communication.
  • Proactively seeks to be knowledgeable of all DBG horticulture, exhibits, programs and events to reflect the experience and brand at the Gardens.
  • Opening, closing and reconciliation of daily ATMS shifts.
  • Create bookings and process sales for general admission, classes, tours, and events offered at Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Handle all aspects of onsite and phone membership sales, including: taking payment through ATMS, recording member data in Raiser’s Edge and printing member cards.
  • Help members with redemption of complimentary tickets to York St. and Chatfield Farms events. 
  • Run daily attendance and member reports.
  • Help members and non-members with account management. 

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintain regular admissions hours, as well as operate during special events, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Act as a positive role model.
  • Work with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors within the Visitors Center, Resource Center, Mordecai Children’s Garden and throughout the Gardens.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as requested by management.

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6033046b-39c0-aefd-81f2-ef2b5ebf4e74/apply?source=881438-CS-28138

Gardens Guide

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 10/5/18

Job Summary: Provides excellent customer service for Garden’s visitors attending special events such as Blossoms of Light event through prompt, pleasant and courteous service. Responsibilities include line directing, direction wayfinding, location safekeeping, problem solving, responding to customer inquiries and maintaining excellent service standards at all times. The incumbent will work outside in all weather during evening hours, weekends and holidays.

Career Type:  Seasonal, Part-time -  Must be available Evenings, Weekends and Holidays. Position starts November 5, 2018  and ends January 1, 2019.

Education/Experience: High School diploma or GED required. Minimum one year customer service experience working in a museum/cultural environment or similar type organization preferred. Must be detail oriented, flexible and comfortable working outside during evening hours in winter months. Must possess excellent customer service skills and written, spoken communication skills and strong analytical skills.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to all visitors, staff, and volunteers.
  • Proactively assess visitor’s needs to ensure highest quality of customer service is met.
  • Handle visitor complaints and provide appropriate solutions. Direct complaints to management as needed.
  • Ensure all visitors remain on designated pathways.
  • Greet visitors, direct them to designations and along pathways and manage lines
  • Maintain ongoing and consistent knowledge of Blossoms of Light event to appropriately and accurately respond to visitor inquiries.
  • Follow established communication and radio procedures, guidelines and policies.

Other Job Duties:

  • Act as a positive role model.
  • Assist with event entry and exit.
  • Assist Visitor Services staff, Event Staff and Security staff to ensure a positive and safe event.
  • Proactively seeks to be knowledgeable about all DBG horticulture, exhibits, programs and events to reflect the experience and brand at the Gardens.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as requested by management.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/60093de2-34d3-aaf2-ce75-ffc24b81fdcc/apply?source=879718-CS-28138 

Communications & Marketing Specialist

Rocky Mountain Arts Association

Post date: 10/5/18

Reports to: Executive Director

Description:

Rocky Mountain Arts Association (RMAA) and its member choruses, The Denver Gay Men’s

Chorus and The Denver Women’s Chorus, are seeking a dynamic and creative

Communications & Marketing Specialist to develop, coordinate, oversee and expand the

Association’s marketing, advertising and public relations efforts in the greater Denver

metropolitan area. The individual will work closely with a graphic designer and internal

volunteer marketing committee to develop and deliver creative, multi-faceted marketing

materials and products for concerts and fundraising events. As part of the Association’s twoyear

strategy to build capacity, the Communications & Marketing Specialist also will interface

with the RMAA Development Committee to expand and promote the Association’s brand and

to develop communications and marketing products for attracting, recognizing and retaining

patrons, donors and corporate sponsors.

Duties:

• Develop and deliver creative marketing products and communications strategies.

• Work with Artistic Directors to plan and deliver a complete season package of concert

programming based on thematic ideas chosen by the Directors.

• Work, in a supervisory capacity, with the graphic designer and volunteer internal marketing

committee to establish timetables, assign tasks, oversee workflow, and develop and deliver

concert materials based on concert themes; including artwork, posters and promotional

materials, e-blasts, press releases, social media content, and information for TV, radio and

print media.

• Coordinate the design, production and delivery of concert program booklets.

• Serve as primary contact with the vendor for RMAA’s website to ensure accurate and timely

website updates.

• Develop, approve and maintain social media content for RMAA and its choruses (Facebook,

Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, etc).

• Develop relationships with external media outlets, independent newspapers, neighborhood

publications, arts and entertainment blogs, and public and commercial radio stations.

• Work with RMAA’s videographer to create and deliver video products for use in concert

advertising, fundraising and branding.

• Develop, support and assist the Artistic Directors and RMAA Executive Director with press

releases and media interviews.

• Work with the RMAA Executive Director to foster partnership opportunities with local

businesses and arts organizations in the Denver metropolitan area.

• Conduct a comprehensive market analysis to help the Association identify trends and

opportunities for building audience capacity and donor support.

Position Details:

• Salary: $14,000 - $20,000

• .33 FTE

• Office hours: Flexible. Some evenings/weekends may be needed

• Contract position. No benefits package

Qualifications:

• Commitment to the Association’s mission of “building community through music”

• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications,

advertising or journalism

• 3-5 years of work experience in marketing and communications preferred

• Supervisory experience preferred

• Extensive knowledge and experience with social media

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to work well with a team of volunteers

• Ability to work productively under pressure and to deliver on deadline

• Excellent organizational skills

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and/or with a minimum of supervision

• Flexible work schedule preferred

Contact: Submit letter of interest, resume, references and three work samples to:

michaelsattler@rmarts.org

Application Deadline: October 20, 2018

Rocky Mountain Arts Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization and has been in existence since

1982. Its member choruses, The Denver Gay Men’s Chorus and The Denver Women’s Chorus, entertain more than

26,000 audiences members each year at ticketed concert series and at a wide variety of community and educational

outreach performances in the greater Denver metropolitan area. RMAA, its singers, employees and volunteers adhere

strictly to Federal and State laws banning discrimination based on sex, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender

identification, gender expression, marital status, physical ability, employment status, political affiliation, religious

belief, county of origin, immigration status, and veteran or economic status.

For more information on RMAA and its member choruses, visit: rmarts.org 

Visitor Services Supervisor

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Post date: 10/5/18

Job Location:         Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight, 13005 Wings Way, Englewood, CO 80112 (primary location)

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver. CO 80230 (Secondary locations)

Department:         Visitor Services

FLSA Status:          Non-Exempt Part-Time                                        

Salary:                   Starting at $12.50 per hour

Job Summary:      Visitor Services Supervisor supports the Director and Manager of Visitor Services with the ultimate goal of enhancing the visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, and guiding museum guests from their entrance to exit.
This position will process group sales orders, membership materials, and assist in supervising the Visitor Services Associates. 
The Supervisor will report directly to the Manager of Visitor Services. Standard workdays and hours will be Friday through Sunday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, including holidays. Weekends and Holidays are essential to this position.  Flight experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Relationship Building: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the museum.            
  • Creativity & Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve museum and department operations.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance museum and department effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the museum.
  • Organization: set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Planning: Determine strategies to move the museum forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.  

Visitor Services:

  • Open/close the museum and museum store in the absence of the Manager or Director of Visitor Services
    • Greet and make each museum guest, including members, paid and invited guests, groups, event clientele, and vendors.
    • Represent the museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly manner.
    • Help manage the traffic flow of visitors and engage with all guests entering the museum.
    • Check in visitors and members to the museum.
    • Maintain store’s physical condition and appearance.
    • Process retail transactions including sales adjustments and refunds.
    • Encourage and sell museum store merchandise to all guests.
    • Encourage and sell museum membership/renewal opportunities to all guests and current members.
    • Help direct deliveries, corporate events, and vendor traffic.
    • Encourage, sell and operate simulators by describing the rides to the patrons.
    • Ensure patrons are the appropriate height for the rides 

Supervisory Tasks:            

  • Supervise staff when Manager or Director of Visitor Services are not present
  • Set daily tasks for front desk staff (i.e. dust, restock, rearrange products)
  • Retrieve daily banks in the morning and at the end of the day ensure all money is put into the safe in the absence of the Manager or Director of Visitor Services
  • Handle disgruntled or upset customers or determine when it is appropriate for a senior manager to intervene.
  • Ensure staff takes breaks on time.
  • Maintain and ensure that staff are implementing proper cash handing procedures. 

Additional Duties:

  • Communicate well and often with other staff and volunteers.
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocols.
  • Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required from time to time.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties and may be amended within the nature of the job. 

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required, a degree, Associate or Bachelors in a related field is preferred.
  • Pilot or flight experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of retail experience in sales and cash handling is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in employee/volunteer supervision and motivation is required.
  • Knowledge of volunteer database is necessary.
    • Phenomenal customer service demeanor with interpersonal, phone and CRM management skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
    • A reliable, ethical, and positive outlook is necessary.
    • A self-starter, with fresh and innovative ideas is essential.

Working Conditions: Environmental conditions may vary.

  • Must be able to stand and remain active for an eight hour shift;
    • Must be able to walk large areas as needed;
    • Must be able to work in an outdoor weather environment in all seasons and weather, including heat/humidity, cold temperatures, and/or wet conditions;
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays, and special events;
    • Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move objects;
    • Must be able to view a computer screen and type on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.

Relationships: Job holder reports to Director and Manager of Visitor Services. 

This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the employee’s Director and/or Manager.

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

Animal Ambassador Zookeeper

Denver Zoo

Post date: 10/5/18

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

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

Denver Zoo's Animal Care Department has an opportunity for a full time Animal Ambassadors Zookeeper, to ensure safe and innovative exhibition, handling, training and husbandry of the Animal Ambassador Collection which includes invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. The position also participates in presentations, and training staff and volunteers on animal handling. Programming in this area includes onsite and offsite educational and guest experiences, free flight and other behavior based demonstrations, special events, and media appearances.   

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

 

Completed applications must be submitted by October 16, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.denverzoo.org

Human Resources Assistant

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date:10/5/18 

Job Description: 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Human Resources Assistant to join our team! If you are energetic, outgoing, and have a passion for Human Resources, then this may be the position for you! The Human Resources Assistant performs functions to support HR office administration, employee recruitment and onboarding. This position will facilitate all new hire orientations and be the first point of contact for all new hires into the Museum. This is a fun job that allows you to interact with employees across the Museum. And if you need a break – you can sneak over to IMAX or walk through an exhibit. Where else can you do that? 

Essential Duties:

  • Provides assistance with recruiting activities such as posting job advertisements, screening applications, scheduling interviews, and background checks as required.
  • Manages onboarding process; including but not limited to scheduling, coordinating and facilitating new hire orientation, and maintaining I-9 compliance.
  • Manages sensitive and confidential data such as: employee benefits, employee relations, organizational changes, planning and protecting the security of employee information, data and files.
  • Performs assigned projects, including project planning, communication and ensuring project deliverables stay on-time and on-target.
  • Coordinates staff events or programs, such as training, Anniversary Awards, Employee Recognition events, and provides recommendations for resources, as needed.
  • Assists with HR projects as assigned, including data entry, reconciliation and reporting, scheduling, expense reports, filing and correspondence.
  • Responds to requests from managers and employees, and from other organizations.
  • Maintains and regularly updates HR bulletin boards with various information such as employee communication, events and recognition.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels in the Museum.

Requirements:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years’ experience providing specialized and/or technical office support in a human resources capacity required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required. 

Ideal candidate:

  • A people person who thrives being around people and enjoys helping them with questions and concerns.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and diplomacy. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and with minimal supervision.
  • Embraces technology and understands how it can make our lives easier.
  • Someone who has an interest in evolving their career in Human Resources. 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) across the country
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • American Alliance of Museums Membership (AAM)
  • And many more! 

Core values:

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

Application Instructions: 

Please submit your cover letter and resume by October 7, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Production Assistant

Jefferson Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 10/5/15 

Jefferson Symphony Orchestra is a 75-member community orchestra that performs five classical music concerts and one summer pops concert each season. Based in Jefferson County, JSO rehearses and performs at Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church. Now in our 66th season, JSO is one of the oldest and largest community orchestras in Colorado.

Supervisor- General Manager and Associate Conductor
Regis Community Based Student Employment position
Hours: part time 5-20 hours per week
Location: Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church, 7530 W. 38th Ave.

Send cover letter and resume to: Athena Lansing, General Manager, Office@Jeffsymphony.org

Responsibilities include:

Set up and tear down of sanctuary stage for all orchestra rehearsals and concerts:
Move church equipment, all chairs, stands, podium, percussion and other equipment.  Operate
the lighting and sound system. Assist the conductors with stage tasks as directed.

Assist with lobby and house set up and tear down for dress rehearsals and concerts.
Distribute fliers promoting upcoming concerts to businesses in major retail areas of Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Arvada.

Requirements: Must have reliable transportation.
Must be available on Mondays from 6:00 pm-10:30 pm AND
Dress Rehearsals and Concerts on the following dates:

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 6:00 pm-10:30 pm 
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018  8:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018  2:00 pm- 7:00 pm  CONCERT 4 PM

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 6:00 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018  1:00 pm- 10:00 pm CONCERTS 3 PM and 7 PM

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 6:00 pm-10:30 pm 
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm  CONCERT 4 PM

Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 6:00 pm-10:30 pm 
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2019 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm  CONCERT 4 PM

Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:00 pm-10:30 pm 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm  CONCERT 4 PM

Qualifications:

Must be reliable, conscientious and self-motivated.
Able to complete tasks with little supervision
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects
Warehouse or stocking experience
Appreciation of classical music
Preferred Qualifications:

Backstage theater or event experience.
Currently play an orchestral instrumen

Visitor Services Representative (part time, non-exempt)

The Clyfford Still Museum

Post date; 10/5/18

Benefits:  Eligible for Prorated, Part-Time Employee Benefits

Application Deadline:  Applications are accepted onarolling-basis and positions are filled on an as-needed basis.

Start Date:  Immediately

Compensation:  $13.50 per hour

Reports to:  Director of Patron Services

The Clyfford Still Museum is dedicated to the life and artwork of Clyfford Still. The Museum is seeking a Visitor Services Representative who will be responsible to ensure that all Museum visitors experience optimum customer service and encounter a welcoming and helpful atmosphere. Regular Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; closed Mondays.  Must be able to work 2 to 3 days per week.  Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Staff the reception desk, greet and provide assistance to Museum visitors with a focus on customer service,organizationandefficiency. Ensure visitors are attended to professionally and promptly.
  • Handle admission 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,servicesandprograms.
  • 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,trainingandexperience. Prior experience in a museum setting a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products; experience with ticketing and point of sales systems is highly desirable (the museum uses Altru, a Blackbaud product).
  • Prior sales experience and cash/register handling strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, to work in fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public and to exercise tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Sensitivity to diverse characteristics of visitors and understanding of the requirements of visitors with disabilities or special needs.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. 

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

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

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

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

Archivist – Library

Denver Botanic Gardens 

Post date: 10/5/18

Job Summary: This position provides archival arrangement and description for collections, including but not limited to, documents, photographs, blueprints, and other archival materials. Working under the direction of the Head Librarian, the Archivist evaluates priorities based on content and condition of documents, performs research and analysis of materials, and creates original finding aids. As part of the Helen Fowler Library team, this position provides reference in gardening and horticulture, performs circulation duties, and maintains library services for all audiences. The Archivist is responsible for opening and closing the library, training and supervising volunteers, and working on other library or collections projects as assigned.

Career Type: Full-time.  Schedule for this position is Thursday- Monday.

Qualifications/ Experience: Prior knowledge and previous experience is required, including at least two years performing archival functions; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The position requires demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability working with archival collections and consistent attention to detail. Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills are required. Must be able to maintain accurate records, files and schedules. Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and work both independently and on teams. A degree in Library and Information Science or a related field is desirable. Previous experience and knowledge of horticulture, botany, and gardening is desirable, but not required.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Consistently and accurately performs archivist functions, including but not limited to arrangement and description, preservation, and reference.
  • In coordination with and under the guidance of the Head Librarian, establish and maintain policies and procedures for the Archives.
  • Receive, and when appropriate seek out, original historical documents, relevant donations, and reference material, following policy and procedures.
  • Apply professional standards to archival tasks, including but not limited to collections processing, writing Finding Aids, and performing preservation or conservation tasks.
  • Consistently follow procedures to abide by copyright laws.
  • Promote awareness of the collections and archival resources to staff and public.
  • Instruct patrons and explain proper use and care of archival materials.
  • Provides library reference services to patrons in person, by telephone, and electronically.
  • Records accurate reference statistics and performs circulation duties such as check-ins, check-outs, in-house check-ins, and some book shelving.
  • Autonomously opens and closes the library in a punctual manner.

Other Job Duties:

  • Attend professional and community meetings, workshops, and conferences as required; may act as library representative to professional organizations and community groups.
  • Maintain and develop current working knowledge of conservation, preservation, and archival practices, through networking, personal study, workshops, and/or professional organizations.
  • Assist with administrative duties such as maintaining office/library equipment, liaising with product and service vendors, ordering office supplies, etc.
  • Assist with archives and general library development and operations, including security, planning, policy-making and procedural issues.
  • Contribute to book reviews, blog posts, and other education/outreach efforts.
  • May occasionally assist with special events such as the opening of new gardens and holiday events.
  • May supervise and/or train staff, volunteers, and interns as needed.
  • Work with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned or required.

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

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/e55e430c-b10f-bf6b-cc3c-bc6da681f845/apply?source=862411-CS-28138

Administrative Assistant

COLORADO CHILDREN’S CHORALE

Post date: 10/5/18

Primary Function: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for interfacing in a professional and personable manner with the public, Chorale families, and Trustees; planning, organizing, and implementing day-to-day office operations, ticketing and special events; and supporting the work of the executive staff and other staff members.

Reports to: Executive Director

Status: Full time – 40 hours per week, salaried with benefits (some nights and weekends required)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Greet and assist visitors

• Answer phones, screen and transfer calls

• Work with artistic staff to assist in distributing and collecting information from Chorale families

• Assist Executive Director in daily operations

• Assist other Chorale staff with general clerical duties, as needed

• Order and maintain supplies; arrange for maintenance and repair of office equipment

• Open and distribute incoming mail

• Type routine correspondence

• Organize and maintain file system, and file correspondence and records

• Prepare outgoing mailings and correspondence

• Maintain general office appearance 

Ticketing and Box Office

• Works closely with Marketing Director to manage ticket sales/promotions to include major donors, subscription renewals, new subscriptions, and public sale

• Communicates with AXS Ticketing to facilitate consignment ticket sales

• Provides high touch customer service to Chorale donors, families, and other ticket subscribers

• Staff venue box office for all community concerts 

Special Events Support

• Works closely with Major Gifts Officer to produce donor recognition and stewardship events

• Ability to represent the Chorale in the community and interact with families and donors

• Goes the extra mile for donors/event guests

• Must be creative and able to produce excellent, enjoyable events

• Team player 

Competencies:

• Proficient with Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel

• Internet and tech savvy; must be able to manage online ticket sales

• Ability to use and learn web-based programs and online database

• Detail-oriented with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

• Professional, pleasant demeanor & appearance, friendly phone voice, treats others with respect and consideration

• Excellent communication skills with strong customer service focus

• Excellent typing and proof reading skills

• Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

• Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness

• Uses time efficiently, prioritizes and plans work activities; completes work in a timely manner

Qualifications:

• Some college preferred with 3-5 minimum years of experience

• Excellent interpersonal skills reflected in the ability to manage opinions and expectations of various personalities

• Excellent organizational skills: ability to manage several projects and events simultaneously with great attention to detail while meeting strict deadlines

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Must be able to work some evenings and some weekends 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board and staff with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive. The Chorale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.

TO APPLY:

Email a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to the Colorado Children’s Chorale (include “Administrative Assistant Application” in subject line) no later than October 15, 2018 to: steitz@childrenschorale.org. No phone calls, please.

If needed: Colorado Children’s Chorale

2420 W. 26th Ave., Suite 350-D

Denver, CO 80211

Nutritionist

Denver Zoo

Post date: 10/5/18

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

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

Denver Zoo is seeking an animal Nutritionist to begin building a comprehensive nutrition program for our over 4,000 animal residents. This position will advance the mission of Denver Zoo by developing and managing the animal nutrition program to help ensure the highest level of animal care. Core responsibilities include the formulation and management of diets, nutritional records, diet changes, and diet review processes. As current immediate needs are met the selected person will then further the development of a comprehensive nutrition program that will eventually include research and development. The position will report to the Vice President for Veterinary Medicine and will provide oversight to the Nutrition Center.  The nutritionist will be a partner with the Animal Care and Veterinary Medicine teams in maintaining the health and well-being of Denver Zoo’s animal collection with a specific role in understanding the effect and impact of diet on these animals. These teams will work together to develop nutrition program priorities, expectations, and work plans.  Strong teamwork along with excellent communication and presentation skills, verbally and written, are essential. 

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

The Successful Candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in nutrition or a related field is required, with PhD preferred.
  • At least two years of experience working with nutritional issues with wildlife in managed care.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate among and integrate into multiple departments and working groups and work within a highly collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities.
  • Research experience with evidence of peer-reviewed publication.
  • Competency in computer skills, including word processor, spreadsheets, Internet and networks, as well as nutritional analysis software.
  • Clear driving record.

Completed applications must be submitted by October 19, 2018

***APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER WITH RESUME***

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

Marketing and Communications Coordinator 

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus 

Post date: 10/5/18

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

The Children’s Museum is seeking a Full-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator to work with the Marketing team on all Museum-related marketing, advertising, communications and public relations.

Position:  Marketing and Communications Coordinator                                          
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday, evenings and weekends as needed
Rate:  Commensurate with skills and experience                                    
Open:  9/7/18                         
Close:  Until Filled                            

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Provide marketing, communications, public relations and advertising support to all Museum departments
  • Help maintain organizational brand standards
  • Update and edit Museum website
  • Create content for the Museum’s social media platforms
  • Manage bi-monthly printed newsletter
  • Create and manage email newsletters
  • Write and edit press releases, web copy, fact sheets and content for Museum collateral
  • Assist with promotion of all Museum public events, and with day-of event support, as needed
  • Create basic in-house collateral
  • Maintain news clippings and advertising tear sheets
  • Work with printers to order signage/collateral
  • Maintain inventory of printed collateral items
  • Serve as Museum spokesperson and media liaison, as needed
  • Attend off-site meetings, make deliveries and pick-ups
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Job Requirements

  • B.A. degree with 3+ years of experience in marketing, communications or public relations
  • Strong computer skills; fluent in Microsoft Office, Email Marketing Software, and Website Content Management Systems; Google Adwords/Analytics and Adobe Creative Suite knowledge preferred
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Strong organizational, writing and editing skills
  • Basic media knowledge and comfortable with public speaking
  • Strong design and layout skills
  • Excellent at multi-tasking; ability to work with deadlines and under pressure
  • Work well independently and with a team 

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Kimber Kuhl
Marketing and Communications Manager
KimberK@cmdenver.org 

Please title subject line “Marketing and Communications 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 Education and Programs

Clyfford Still Museum

Post date: 9/19/18

Application Deadline:  October 19, 2018

Preferred Start date:  December 1, 2018

Compensation:  Competitive and commensurate with experience

Status:  Full-time, exempt

Reports to:  Museum Director

The Clyfford Still Museum seeks a creative and experienced museum programs/education professional to lead the Museum’s Education and Programs initiatives. 

Opened to international acclaim in 2011, the Clyfford Still Museum is a single-artist museum located in Denver, Colorado dedicated to the art and life of Clyfford Still, the legendary pioneer of abstract expressionism.  The Museum holds a staggering 95% of Still’s oeuvre, some 825 paintings, 2400 works on paper, and the complete Clyfford Still Archives, all housed in an architecturally significant facility designed by Allied Works Architecture. 

The Director of Education and Programs is part of the senior management team and, with the Museum Director, sets the vision and direction for the Museum’s education philosophy, and creates a variety of platforms for multiple audiences and learning types.

The successful candidate will recognize the many opportunities that exist within the framework of a single-artist museum and continue to raise the profile of the Museum and its high-quality programs.  This individual will be attuned to the changing nature of museum visitation and the needs and wants of both traditional and non-traditional audiences.  The Museum is particularly committed to reaching new audience segments and the successful candidate will work in concert with colleagues to reach this goal. 

While overseeing a full range of customary education and program activities, the successful candidate will be grounded in and committed to “best practices,” including ongoing evaluation, but also eager to explore new approaches for interpretation, program planning and delivery, and digital and other new media to excite and engage visitors with its world-class collections. 

The Museum’s current adult programs include lectures, panel discussions, concerts, performances, films, gallery talks, and various programs for special needs groups.  School and youth programs include the Museum’s popular inStill Gallery Experiences (activity-based, workshop-model lessons) and its outreach cousin, inStill To Go.  The Museum recently launched The Making Space, a hands-on studio for visitors of all ages located adjacent to the galleries (additional information at clyffordstillmuseum.org).

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop cross-institutional partnerships with peer organizations to create new program opportunities and expand the Museum’s audience
  • Work with the Museum Director and curatorial team to develop interpretive materials, text labels, and programs relating to exhibitions
  • Work with Director of Digital Media to develop content for technology-based assets and programs 
  • Work with Director of Audience Development and Community Engagement to provide education opportunities in otherwise social or other traditionally non-educational programs
  • Supervise the Manager of Education, School & Youth (who in turn supervises a corps of twelve part-time, trained Gallery Teachers) and oversee ongoing program development and implementation of inStill programs; participate in curriculum development, training, marketing, and evaluation of these programs as needed
  • Develop and implement ongoing programs in the Making Space
  • Hire, train, and supervise Adult Guides and manage the Museum tour programs
  • Develop and manage departmental budget; participate in regular meetings with other department heads; perform departmental administrative work including website and database duties
  • Assist with grant writing and fundraising in support of education projects and programs
  • Work with the Museum Director on strategic planning and institutional policies for the department
  • Document and evaluate all departmental offerings
  • Other duties as required 

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications, and Experience

  • Masters degree in art history, art education, museum education or related field
  • Five or more years’ professional experience, at least three in a leadership role, and preferably in a museum setting
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Professional experience as an art educator or experience working with students, teachers, schools, school districts, curricula development, and regional education consortia is desirable
  • Ability and temperament to work collaboratively with colleagues and partners
  • Excellent organizational skills and follow through
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Active participation in the field, developing and maintaining relationships with peers at other museums; attendance and participation in conferences regionally and nationally
  • Grant-writing experience and success is desirable
  • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as needed
  • Background check required
  • Must be currently eligible to work in the United States 

Please email your cover letter and resume to: hr@clyffordstillmuseum.org

Please put the title of the job you are applying for with your name in the subject heading. 

Or mail your cover letter and resume to: Clyfford Still Museum, Human Resources, 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. 

NO CALLS PLEASE. 

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, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis 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.

Banquet Server (Part-time)

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Post date: 9/18/19

Job Description:

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

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

Essential duties: 

  • Provides a professional and friendly atmosphere for guests
  • Performs proper serving etiquette
  • Provides service that meets or exceeds museum standards and is attentive to guests’ needs and requests
  • Assists withsetup and break down of tables, chairs,table wares, etc. for Museum events 

Requirements:

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

Ideal candidate will:

  • Be Tips Certified
  • Have ahigh levelattention to detail
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be able to provide excellent customer service, including the ability to be friendly and personable
  • Have the ability to lift/carry 30 lbs
  • Have the ability to be on your feet for a long period of time
  • Be willing and able to work both independently and in a team environment 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:  

  • Free Museum admission vouchers
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • American Alliance of Museums Membership (AAM)
  • And many more! 

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 

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.

Cashier (Part-time)

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Post date: 9/18/19

Every single day thousands of curious guests take a breakfromanactionpackeddayatthemuseum and enjoy various treats from our café! If you have a passion for serving your community, then this may be the place for you! 

Job Description:

We are looking for a cashier to provide excellent customer service while performing cashier duties in both the T-Rex Café and Deli, including cash transactions, verifying cash drawer, and providing change. The cashier may also perform general tasks in the food services department such as, restocking, general housekeeping and assisting insettingupforlunchservices. 

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

Perks of working at DMNS Include:  

  • Free Museum admission vouchers
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • And many more! 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 6 months’ experience in cash handling required.
  • 6 months’ P.O.S./cash registers experience required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required. 

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 

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

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

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

Security Officer I

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Post date: 9/18/19

Job Description:

We are looking for a Security Officer to join our team! This position is responsible for patrolling, observing and monitoring the Museum while reporting any irregularities or damages. The Security Officer is expected to complete reports that include recording observations,informationandsurveillanceactivitiesinand around the facility. The Security Officer ensures that our guests feel safe and comfortable at all times while providing exceptional customer service. In this position, you will work closely with other Security Officers, the Denver Police Department, museum staff, and guests of the museum. 

The Security Officer position requires excellent customer service skills, as you will be working with a diverse community in our exciting traveling exhibits. This position will use observational skills while responding to incidents and assisting museum guests.Thereisadditionaltrainingandfuture opportunities to expand your knowledge and duties within the Security Department.    

Essential Duties:

  • Observes, patrols,monitorsandcontrolsaccessforMuseum facility complex
  • Reports safety and Security Discrepancies
  • Immediately responds to and assists in the coordination of emergency incidents
  • Remain calm during stressful situations
  • Participates in crowd control 
  • Provides customer service 

Requirements: 

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

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Museum security experience
  • Solid interpersonal skills to work with a diverse community.
  • Experience in a Cultural Institution 
  • Certified Protection Professional ( CPO ) preferred 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association ofScience TechnologyCenters (ASTC) across the country
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • American Alliance of Museums Membership (AAM)
  • And many more! 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 19, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time. 

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

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

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

Accounting Generalist 

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 9/19/18

Job Summary: Under guided supervision assists the Finance & Accounting Department by performing a variety of general accounting tasks in a fast-paced environment. This position provides a unique opportunity to learn a plethora of aspects of the financial and accounting sides of a dynamic nonprofit organization. Duties include a variety of essential functions including but not limited to accounts payable, cash receipts, accounts receivable, general ledger maintenance and reconciliations.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) in a business related field or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required skills include extensive knowledge of personal computer applications and a demonstrated ability to understand and work with integrated enterprise software applications. Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with Financial Edge,ATMS and/or Concur desired. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities. Mustbeabletomaintainconfidentiality of information.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assist the Revenue Accountant with the daily monitoring,recordingandreconciliationofcashandcreditcardactivity.
  • Prepare accounts receivable invoices as requested.
  • Oversee the Gardens’ vendor listing.
  • Electronically submit and distribute invoices received to the appropriate departments.
  • Ensure that updates to the general ledger are made consistently in the Gardens’ various software systems.
  • Administer petty cash accounting and auditing.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, investigate billing or payment errors, follow up with vendors to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Investigate outstanding checks older than 6 months and ensure compliance with the treatment of unclaimed property.
  • Research and resolve credit card chargebacks.
  • Remit and reconcile sales taxes.
  • Complete special projects as requested directly by members of the Finance Team.

Other Duties:

  • Assist the Accounting & Finance team with filing and organization, as needed.
  • Represent the accounting department at special events.
  • Act as back up for the Accounts Payable and Revenue Accountant roles.
  • Work withalldepartmentstoassurehighestqualityexperienceforallDenver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintain a positive helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.

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

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/4767fd53-ae8c-8c3b-5f4f-3efbefb3b177/apply?source=859313-CS-28138

Concessions Lead

Butterfly Pavillion

Employment Type: Part Time

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/879705.html

Job Description:

 

Title: Concession Lead

Position ReportsTo:RetailManager

Direct Reports: Concession Associate's

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

FLSA: Part Time/NonExemptupto 28 hours per week Salary/Hourly Rate: Starting at $13.50 DOE Position Summary:   The Concessions Lead is responsible for the entire food service experience intheBeestro, Butterfly Pavilion's new concession addition.  The Lead will maintain the highest food safety and sanitation standards while taking, preparing, and serving customer orders with the highest level of guest satisfaction and customer service. Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

 

Observe, practice and enforce all established health and sanitation procedures.

Ensure all food products are prepared, held, and served at correct temperatures per health requirements.

Guarantee the proper rotation,labelinganddatingofallproducts, use the proper utensils and portions at all times.

Maintain a clean, sanitized, and organized work environment.

Manage the food quantities, quality in prep, on the line and in holding cabinets.

Ensure all orders are cooked timely and with accuracy.

Assist with re-stocking of all wares and food items as needed as well as assisting other positions.

Perform all opening, closing and cash handling procedures necessary.

Provide professional and courteous service at all times for a best in class experience.

Present a calm demeanor that deters others from engaging in disruptive conduct, while encouraging a positive interaction with guests.

Complete transactions by greeting each guest, identifying the guest's request, operating point-of-sale terminals, making change accurately, completing loyalty transactions, and thanking guests!

 

Competencies:

 

Build relationships

 

 

Teamwork and cooperation

 

 

Detail-oriented

Communication skills

Department Knowledge

Interpersonal Skills

Results and goal oriented

Building teams

 

 

Qualifications/Experience:

 

Cash handling experience

Superior food preparation and handling skills Excellent communication and customer service skills

2 years ofexperienceinfoodpreparationinafastpacedenvironment.

Must be able to interact verbally and listen attentively to co-workers and management.

Ability to follow written and oral direction.

Ability to work under pressure and independently Possess high energy, be outgoing, and be a quality driven team player.

High attention to detail is a must

 

 

Additional Requirements: 

Must be able to stand and exert fast-pacedmobilityforentireshift. Must be able to frequently lift and carry food and other items. Must be able to go from warm to cold climates (workstation to coolers). Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays 

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

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

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

While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk, see, and hear. The employee is required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Employeeshouldbeabletolift, carry and items up to 50 lbs. 

How to Apply:

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

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/879705-20970.html. Positionisopenuntil filled.  Nophonecallsordropin'splease. 

Lepidopterist

Butterfly Pavillion

Post date 9/19/18

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/879705.html 

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/872327.html

Job Description:

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

FLSA: Full Time/Exempt

Salary: $35,000-$40,000

Position Summary:  Support and assist the Vice President of Science and Conservation (VP of S&C) in overseeing the Curatorial Department flight houses (Wings of the Tropics, Butterflies at Chatfield and Gardens on Spring Creek), butterfly acquisitions and preserved collection. Is responsible for all aspects of quality and maintenance of transient animal collections including but not limited to staff oversight, animal acquisition (purchasing/collecting), animal maintenance and husbandry, animal exhibitry, and record-keeping.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: 

Serves as liaison between VP of S&C and Zookeeper(s), implementing policies and procedures developed by the VP of S&C, Curatorial leadershipandButterfly Pavilion leadership. Communicates feedback from the staff toVPof S&C when appropriate. 

Lepidopterist implements procedures and protocol for all areas of the lepidopteran collection operations including but not limited to; animal husbandry, maintenance, life support systems, monitoring of animal health, welfare, diet and behavior, quarantine protocols and record keeping. Manages supplies and animal food budgets. 

Schedules Lepidoptera staff. Hires and evaluates Lepidoptera staff and performance.

Manages Lepidoptera staff and zookeepers members and volunteers.

Collaborates with Horticulture, Programs, Interpretation, Exhibits and Operations departments on transient invertebrate exhibitry and other animal areas maintenance and repair. Does minor maintenance and repairs.

Assists with USDA, USF&W and other governing authorities. Workstoinsurecompliancewith all federal, state, and local regulations.  In particular, compiles annual USDA report of animals received and oversees compliance on a day-to-day basis.

Isresponsibleforday-to-dayanimalwelfareofLepidopterans in Wings of the Tropics/Chatfield/Gardens on Spring Creek. 

These duties include daily monitoring and maintenance of all exhibits: husbandry/breeding, animal health, animal needs, exhibit cleanliness, quarantine and record keeping. This position also supports the overall management of all Curatorial based exhibits.

Oversees Lepidopteran management/husbandry protocols ensuring established husbandry standards are met.

Leads the development and implementation of the transient invertebrate collection plan.

Provides input andimplementslepidopterananimalhusbandryandenrichmentinarea.

Manages and reports on issues concerning animal behavior, animal health, and other relevant activities.

With guidance from the VP of Science and Conservation, oversees animal transfers and procedures,includingresearchanddevelopmentofproposal, obtaining appropriate licenses and permits, transportation logistics, breeding loan and donation agreements and invoice management. 

Provides input to VP of S&C on departmental vision, directionandCuratorial budgetary development 

Participates in future plans for the Zoo including exhibit renovation,contentdesignandfeasibility 

Engages Butterfly Pavilion guests, constituents and scientific community; answering questions as a source for accurate invertebrate identification and information for the community.

Participates in speaking engagements on invertebrate topics and supports media needs when assigned. 

Provides staffing support in Crawl-A-See-Em, Changing Exhibit Hall, Rearing Room, as well as Water's Edge and Quarantine.

Assists Programs, InterpretationandExhibitsbranchbyvettingeducationalcurriculumandprovidingcontent.

Participates in or leads the creation and execution of volunteer/internorstafftrainingsasnecessary.

Work with Volunteer Manager/Interpretationindevelopingnewtrainings, as needed, on Wings of the Tropics and, specifically, lepidopterans. Leadsaidtrainingsordirect Programs and Interpretationonthesetrainings.

Serves on Exhibits committee, as needed, providing invertebrate information for interpretive signage and design and development of current and future exhibits.

Leads and assists in implementing research and monitoring programs. 

Leads Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network (CBMN), a citizen science program inventorying native butterflies across the state of Colorado. 

Supports and/or leads grant writing for projects.

Supports and/or oversees department in developing lepidopteran information for the website.

Upholds AZA standards and follows, as well as updates, Butterfly Pavilion animal policies.

Project manages external flight house projects, leading all aspects of operations.

Evaluatessuccessof Lepidopteran related Programs Other duties as assigned 

Competencies: 

Project/Time management

Department knowledge

Detail oriented

Building teams

Conflict resolution

Initiative

Results and Goal Oriented

Decision making. 

Qualifications/Experience:

Possesses a degree in biological field or study, Master's degree preferred. 3+ years experience working with invertebrates/butterflies or animals in a zoo, museum, or similar facility.

Additional Requirements:  

Required attendance at monthly all staff, branch and department meetings andadditionaltrainingsandButterflyPavilionfunctionsasdesignatedessentialbydepartmentand/or organizational need.

Employeemustadhereto Rosie's Rules, check email and phone messages regularly, report injuries within 24 hours, and alerts immediate supervisor and necessary team staff when calling in from work.

Attendleadershipmeetingsandtrainings, as required. 

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

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

While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is required to reach with arms and hands, walk, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Employeeshouldbeabletolift, carry and items up to 50 lbs.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to high humidity, intense sunlight, heat, cold, wind, precipitation, and uneven surfaces. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. This position may have to occasionally run small machinery.  The employee will be exposed to salt water, aquarium maintenance chemicals, shellfish (living and dead), and chemicals (bleach, vinegar, ammonia, etc.).  This employee will also be exposed to venomous and non-venomous invertebrates. This employee must handle a variety of invertebrate animals, some being mildly venomous.EmployeemusthaveanuptodateTetanus vaccination.

How to Apply:

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

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: (https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/872327-20970.html). Positionisopenuntil filled.  Nophonecallsordropin'splease.  

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/872327.html 

Manager of Facility Services

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date 9/19/18

Summary: Manages assigned aspects of the day-to-day logistics of the Operations department business activities. Manages functions, including but not limited to, vendors and operation suppliers, work orders, and custodial team ensuring compliance with Garden policies and procedures. Thispositionactsascustomer-oriented liaison between the Operations department and other Denver Botanic Gardens departments. Works with all departments in ensuring high standards are met and exceeded for event logistics including event set ups and tear downs, custodial services, and overall appearance of the Gardens. Provides direct supervision of the custodial team.Actsonowninitiativeanddirection, ensures a positive and pleasant visitor experience and the safety, cleanliness and visual appeal of the facilities.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED and six months facilities management experience. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, excellent human relations skills; strong organizational and computer skills and abilities. Must possess valid Colorado Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record. Strong knowledge of Windows compatible computer equipment, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software. Financial Edge, Site Mapping, and Vantix ATMS + software knowledge is a plus. This position needs to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to coordinate and attend evening and weekend events. Excellent organizational and extreme attention to detail, time management, and customer service. Bachelor Degree or Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Serves as the primary point contact between vendors, contractors, and other associated services engaged in providing a product or service to and with Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Communicates closely with assigned departments, including but not limited to, the Events department and oversees event set-up and tear down including tracking inventory, verifying set-up/teardowninformation, and ensuring accurate completion of set-ups/tear downs.
  • Direct supervision of Facility Techs, including work assignments, scheduling, PTO approval,performancemonitoringandcoaching.
  • Coordinates and manages the facility weekly set-up schedule and equipment inventory.
  • Provides direct supervision, instruction and hands-on participation foralllargescalePublicand Private Events.
  • Ensures staff is trained and well-versed in green cleaning practices, safety protocols,snowremovalandfloorcleaningequipment.
  • Orders supplies,workswithprovidersforbestpricing, continuously looks for improvements.
  • Responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, assigning and tracking work orders and communicating with requestors and operations staff.
  • Participates in and assigned tasks including but not limited to operating snow removal equipment and plows, and making parts runs.

Other Job Duties:

  • Performs regular property inspections for cleanliness,repairissuesandoverallpropertymaintenance.
  • Serves as the liaison between internal and external customers and management to ensure smooth operations delivery.
  • Assists with the identificationofproblemsintheoperationsprocessesandprovidesrecommendationstoresolvetheminaquick and timely manner.
  • Builds a strong relationship between other departments through regular meetings and communications.
  • Maintains a satisfactory working relationship with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when requesting to or serving members and visitors.
  • Provides oversight of departmental administrative duties,participatesinbudgetdevelopmentandrunningreports, and coordination with finance.
  • Oversees the recycling and dumpster pick up schedules for the institution.
  • Processes payment requests from vendors and contractors.
  • Distributes incoming/outgoing departmental correspondence.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d3c117b7-be1c-1db7-3198-4a1be912157c/apply?source=850586-CS-28662

Public Relations & Marketing Associate

Colorado Ballet

post date: 8/7/18

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

Job Summary 

The Public Relations & Marketing Associate is responsible for Colorado Ballet’s social media, e-mail marketing campaigns and assisting with all marketing activities such as creative content creation, press releases,schedulinginterviewsandothercommunicationsneeds. The Public Relations & Marketing Associate reports to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and workscollaborativelywithColoradoBallet’s marketing team and other departments. He/she will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances. 

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional public relations and marketing experience required
  • Experience in managing business social media channels and generating content
  • Social media marketing and advertising experience
  • Experience working in media relations, publicity and creative content creation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on concise writing, creative content creation and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in email campaign management systems (WordFly experience preferable)
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Provenabilitytoconsistentlydeliverhighqualitywork
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications,publicrelationsorotherrelatedfield
  • Must have a passion for non-profit arts, performing arts and/or cultural organizations
  • Experience in photography and videography (video editinginPremierProa plus)
  • Some design experience a plus 

Duties and Job Functions 

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all social media channels and generate creative content
  • Manage all e-mail marketing, including targeted and performance-related campaigns, e-newsletters and invitations (some HTML knowledge is needed)
  • Createcopy,contentandcampaignsforsocialmedia
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager with various projects throughout the season, including public relations activities and writing/editing copy for marketing and program activities
  • Assist with public relations activities including but not limited to: writing/distributing press releases, scheduling interviews, overseeing digital press kits, scheduling photographers and interviews, preparing media pitches and stories, maintaining press contacts and distribution lists and monitoring earned media
  • Assist with coordination of photographers and reviewers at performances, as well as coordinating digital press kits (bios, headshots, production photography, b-roll, etc.).
  • Assist with the creation and editing of copy for articles, promotional pieces, season programs,websiteandblog
  • Assist in coordinating content for printed programs,publicationsandcollateral
  • Assist with social media advertising and communications
  • Manage online event calendars and other marketing projects as needed 

Application 

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

Program Specialist I

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

post date: 8/7/18

Job Description:

This position supports Museum Programs by developing, delivering,coordinatingandpromotinghighqualityeducationalprograms. Manages logistics for various types of programs. This position focuses on Onsite Programs, particularly the Expedition Health exhibition.  

Essential Duties:

  • Takes an active roleinimplementationofMuseum Programs’ hands-on, audience-driven learning philosophy. 
  • Ensures age appropriate, audience-responsive, and dynamic techniques are used during programs in a range of formats that may include or combine: facilitation, demonstration, dissection, co-creation, improvisation, direct instruction, or theatrical performance.  Leads or assists in staff and/or volunteer training.
  • Seeks out opportunities to maximize the audience experience through performing, facilitation and interacting with guests.
  • Coordinates maintenance, technical issues, schedule and statistics as assigned. 
  • Ensures educational programs are active in studios and other program spaces, as well as offsite. 
  • Prepares for program deliverybyensuringlogisticsareconfirmed,andensuresset-up/break-down duties are completed, and props and education materials are in good repair.
  • Performs needed activity maintenance and supply orders, and reports maintenance issues to other staff as necessary.  Ensuresshortturnaround time.
  • Mentors (day-to-day training) staff and volunteer facilitators. Helps to coordinate breaks, program schedule,facilitations, etc. in a team leader capacity.
  • Collaborates with, and gathers input from appropriate departments.
  • Collaborates with external contacts. 

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field preferred.
  • 1 years’ experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in program coordination required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required. 

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Bilingual preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to organize tasks well 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association ofScience TechnologyCenters (ASTC) across the country
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • And many more! 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 12,2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time. 

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

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

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

Member & Visitor Services Representative at Chatfield Farms

Denver Botanic Gardens

post date: 8/7/13 

Job Summary: Provides positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant and courteous service. Processes transactions for items at DBG at Chatfield Farms including, but not limited to, general admission, memberships, classes,eventsand tours. Ability to accurately enter data, count money and balance a cashdrawerinafast paced environment. Relied upon to provide way-finding for staff,volunteersand visitors. Assist with events as necessary.

Career Type: Seasonal, Part-time

Education/Experience: High School diploma or GED required. Minimum one year’s experience working in admissions in a museum/cultural environment or similar type organization preferred. Must be detail oriented and flexible. Must possess excellent customer service skills and written, spoken communication skills and strong analytical skills. Strong computer skills in Windows-based applications, Raiser’s Edge and ATMS software preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to all staff, visitors, and Chatfield Farms DBG customers, including but not limited to phone, in-person, written, verbal, and electronic communication.
  • Reconcile cash shifts and opening/closing of admission cash drawers.
  • Handle all aspects of onsite membership sales, including, but not limited to: takingpaymentthroughATMS, recording member data in Raiser’s Edge and printing member cards.
  • Sell general admission, class, tour, butterfly house and event ticketsthroughATMS.
  • Creating bookings/reservationstoallowforthepurchaserto receive class, event or tour information via email.
  • Redeeming member guest passes including complimentary tickets to York St. and Chatfield events.
  • Run daily attendance and member reports.

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintain regular admissions hours, as well as operate during special events, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Act as a positive role model.
  • Work with all departmentstoassurehighestqualityexperiencefor all Chatfield Farms DBG visitors.
  • Proactively seeks to be knowledgeable about all DBG horticulture, exhibits, programs and events to reflect the experience and brand at the Gardens.
  • Troubleshoot member log-in issues.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as requested by management.

To apply click the link: 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/fbb6c3cf-47a7-5a15-d866-53d312d38245/apply?source=832870-CS-28662

Dishwasher

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

post date: 7/31/18

We need your help! Hungry dinosaurs have dined and dashed and have left our facility a mess! If you want to help keep our Museum clean and orderly, come and work with us! 

Every single day thousands of curious guests take a breakfromanactionpackeddayatthemuseum and enjoy various treats from our café, and we need you to help make our guests experience memorable! 

Job Description:

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

Both ¾ time (30 hours and benefit eligible) and part-time (20 hours) are available. 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association ofScience TechnologyCenters (ASTC) across the country
  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Free RTD ECO pass
  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
  • Free lunch for food services employees
  • And many more! 

Essential duties: 

  • Ensures the constant maintenance of the dining room. Cleans tables,chairsandfloors.  Ensures that trash can levels are serviced and maintained.
  • Provides high standards of service,qualityandcleanliness.
  • Ensures that trash and debris are removed and stored properly.
  • Ensures theproperoperationofdishmachinetoprovideclean and sanitized small wares.
  • Provides timelyandaccuratesetupandbreakdown of Banquet and Catering events based onCAD’s. 

Requirements:

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

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 

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

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

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

Cook (part-time)

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

post date: 7/31/18

Do you have a passion for science and cooking? 

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

Job Description:

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

Requirements:

• High School diploma or equivalent required, Culinary degree preferred

• 1 year experience as a line cook in a high volume restaurant/cafeteria setting required

• Ability to pass a required Serve Safe Certification required. 

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

Application Instructions:

Open until filled.   

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.

Job Description:  Development Officer – Major Gifts/Special Events 

Colorado Children's Chorale

post date: 7/31/18

Primary Function:  The Development Officer is responsible for raising approximately $500,000 annually in contributed income for the Chorale’s $1.8 million operating budget and gifts to the Chorale’s Endowment Fund.   While the primary emphasis of this position is major gifts, the development officer is also responsible for planning and executing special events, some of which contribute net income towards the Chorale’s budget. 

Reports to:  Executive Director

Status:  Full time – 40 hours per week, salaried with benefits  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

MAJOR GIFTS

  • Works with the Artistic Director, Executive Director and Board of Trustees to identify, cultivate and solicit donations from individuals and corporations
  • Manages major gifts program (with focus on gifts of $1,500 and above) which includes:
  • Sustaining Partners
  • Maestro Society
  • Maintaining an active calendar of face-to-face meetings with major donors and prospects
    • Directly soliciting major gifts from individuals
    • Directly soliciting sponsorships from corporations
    • Making community connections with new donors to introduce them to the Chorale
    • Developing and maintaining ongoing, positive relationships with current major donors
    • Establishing and maintaining a stewardship program to ensure new major donors are developed and current donors are encouraged to increase their level of support
    • Managing appropriate acknowledgement process for major gifts
    • Writing proposals, letters and other solicitations
  • Manages Endowment fundraising activities 

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Manages all special events which include, but are not limited to:
    • The Beach Ball
    • Scholarship Breakfast
    • Maestro Society Season Kick Off
    • Anniversary Gala
    • Strikes for Song
    • Golf Tournament
    • Sustaining Partner dinners
  • Event management duties vary but include:
    • Producing high quality events on time, within budget, that meet expectations;
    • Working with vendors and venues to confirm event logistics;
    • Negotiating contracts with vendors and venues;
    • Maintaining and managing attendee databases;
    • Assuring that events come in at, or under, budget. 

Expectations:

  • Works with the Development Committee in identifying donor prospects and building/maintaining effective relationships with current donors;
  • Attends Board of Trustees’ meetings and other committee meetings as appropriate; 
  • Oversees the development of the major gifts budget by creating and achieving revenue goals and ensuring adherence to expenses;
  • Works closely with administrative staff and/or volunteers to produce high quality special events. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Superior skills in building relationships and comfort in asking individuals to commit their money, time, and energy to a cause.
  • Strong knowledge of, and be well respected in, the Denver philanthropic community.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills:  must be friendly, outgoing, professional and respectful, and able to manage opinions and expectations of various personalities .
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines. Ability to develop long-term plans, set objectives, and track progress towards achieving goals.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency with office technology and information systems.
  • High ethical standards, strict adherence to donor confidentiality, and genuine interest in developing authentic relationships.
  • Personal initiative and a sense of humor in order to maintain balance and perspective.
  • Team player who inspires collaboration and functions decisively; flexible and well-organized.
  • Ability to work occasionally beyond the traditional workday and workweek.
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience with a proven track record in fundraising and donor relations. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board and staff with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive.  The Chorale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. 

TO APPLY:

Email a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to the Colorado Children’s Chorale (include “Development Officer Application” in subject line) no later than Thursday, August 30, 2018 to:  mail@childrenschorale.org.  No phone calls, please.   

If needed:           Colorado Children’s Chorale

                                2420 W. 26th Ave., Suite 350-D

                                Denver, CO  80211

Registration Coordinator

Job Title: Registration Coordinator

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Westminster, CO, US

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Job Description:

Title:   Registration Coordinator

Department:  Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits Reports to:   Director of School Programs & Interpretation FLSA Status: Exempt, salaried

Salary: $30,000/year

Position Summary:   The Registration Coordinator is responsible for managing the Butterfly Pavilion's registration system, with an emphasis on ensuring a positive and efficient guest orientation to the Butterfly Pavilion. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator both over the phone and in writing with clear, legible and organized presentation. We are looking for someone who is customer-service-oriented, with a warm and welcoming tone and presence, who is committed to making the Butterfly Pavilion and its programs accessible and welcoming to all, and has a proven ability to work effectively with people from a wide array of cultures and communities.

Vital roles of this position include, but are not limited to: clear and concise communication about programing at the Butterfly Pavilion to potential customers, expediting incoming registrations and requests and ensuring that the information is accurate and reported to appropriate departments.

The Registration Coordinator is responsible for setting up and maintaining our current booking management database system, CENTAMAN, making reservations in the system for school groups, community outreach programs, special events, classes, and camps.  Butterfly Pavilion will be moving to a new registration system in 2018, and the Registration Coordinator will have an integral role in ensuring a smooth transition, including learning and helping train team members on the new system while maintaining existing reservations in the former system.

The Registration Coordinator will work closely with Education, Guest Services, and Membership to ensure that guest registration and confirmation processes are customer-service oriented, timely, and accurate. This position is essential to ensure that learners of all ages can experience a Butterfly Pavilion program.

Essential Functions

Processes

Use the current booking management database and POS system, CENTAMAN, to navigate all processes for program registration, and potential do the same with a new registration system.

Work with other departments to set up registration for events, classes, field trips, etc.

Work with other departments to develop and refine work-flow and Standard Operating Procedures, so that registration for and communication about all programs is accurate, available when needed, and customer-service oriented.

Set up website registration for each program.

Create a process that allows other team members to take reservation information. The Registration Coordinator will then input this information into the database booking system.

Work with departments and front desk staff to ensure that the reservation arrival and check-in process provide excellent visitor experience.

Registration

Use the booking management system to set up reservation types, process payments, generate and send confirmation e-mails, ensure appropriate resources are reserved, revenue and admissions are reported correctly, pricing is accurate, and on-line registration is available as appropriate.

Set the tone of the guest experience by creating a welcoming environment over the phone, via e-mail, and in person.

Be extremely knowledgeable about all events, programs, and visit types to promote sales and to provide excellent service to all potential customers.

Generate appropriate reports daily events, attendance reports, class rosters, etc. to ensure that staff have information about all visits and events. Assist with guest experience needs of groups.

Selling

Collaborate with appropriate team members to determine necessary strategic sales approaches for programs.

Upsell and cross-sell experiences and products to guest as a part of the registration process.

Develop group sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential groups.

Make outbound follow-up calls to existing guest and groups via telephone and email to cross-sell and up-sell.

Handle inbound lead follow-ups and convert into sales.

Administrative

Actively participate as a Butterfly Pavilion team member.

 

 

Attend all staff, branch and department meetings and additional trainings as designated essential by department and/or organizational need.

Other duties as needed and assigned.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills. Spanish proficiency preferred.

Outgoing, self-motivated person who enjoys working with the public.

Ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of people.

Ability to take the initiative, good follow-through, and excellent organizational skills.

Ability to work effectively in an innovative, fast-paced, and multi-tasked environment.

Ability to work flexible hours with a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Ability to pay close attention to detail.

Work well individually and as part of a team.

Required Experience:

2+ years' experience in registration database management, reporting, and data entry.

Fluency with computer software, scheduling and database programs including Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office.

Prior experience working in customer service, education, ticketing venues or tourism.

Knowledge of selling procedures.

Experience with prioritizing and managing multiple tasks/projects to meet deadlines.

Skilled in time management including ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.

Preferred Experience:

Knowledge of Point of Sale Systems. Knowledge of the CENTAMAN or ATMS system is a plus.

Experience in database set-up a plus.

Previous experience working with teachers, schools and/or large childcare centers.

Competencies:

Build relationships

Teamwork

Detail-oriented

Communication skills

Technologically Savvy

Decision making

Department Knowledge

Interpersonal skills

Additional Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Subject to yearly background check of driving record Proof of current automobile insurance with the following coverage: $100,000 bodily injury for each person, $300,000 for each accident, and $50,000 property damage liability.

CPR and First Aid certified within a year of hire or before the primary teaching season, whichever occurs first.

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: Work Environment While performing the responsibilities of this position, Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Registration Coordinator.

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

Physical Demands

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

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

Ability to lift, carry and pull materials, not to exceed 50 lbs.

Work schedule:

Full-time, exempt.  Monday to Friday.  Occasional evenings and weekends required.

No Phone Calls or Drop In's.  Position is open until filled.  Please submit a Resume AND Cover Letter.  Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/732373-20970.html

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Camps and Family Programs Coordinator Position

Title:                           Camps and Family Programs Coordinator

FLSA Status:               Full-Time Employee / Exempt / Salaried

Reports to:                 Education Director

Direct Reports:           Educator, Seasonals, Interns, Volunteers,

Location:                    Brighton, CO

Salary:                        $31,000-$36,000 annually, commensurate with experience

Benefits:                     Eligible – paid time off, Simple IRA w/match, medical, dental & vision insurance

Purpose:                     The Camps and Family Programs Coordinator builds community around the Bird Conservancy’s work and mission through developing and implementing summer camps, family, and homeschool programs.

About the Organization:

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (BCR) is a 501-c(3) non-profit headquartered at the Environmental Learning Center at Barr Lake State Park with a satellite office in Fort Collins and fieldwork outposts in the Great Plains Region. BCR conserves birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of Science, Education and Stewardship. Our work radiates from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond. We are innovative leaders in bird monitoring, research and stewardship. We support a dedicated team of scientists, educators and biologists. We have an annual budget of nearly $5 million, which is primarily from federal/state grants and agreements. The organization will be celebrating 30 years of conservation and education efforts in 2018.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Foster the growth of Summer Nature Camps by:
    • Planning, marketing, leading, and evaluating day and overnight camps for 4-18 year olds, including living onsite in shared space with overnight campers.
    • Leading the development and implementation of the Leaders-in-Training program, a summer camp volunteer/leadership program for 13-18 year-olds. 
    • Oversee licensing of overnight camps and exemption for day camps.
  • Develop, schedule, advertise, coordinate, lead, and evaluate monthly homeschool programs.
  • Plan, advertise, lead, and evaluate family programs and partnership events with Barr Lake State Park.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (unless otherwise noted):

  • Solid understanding of camp industry standards, regulations, and risk management.
  • Solid understanding of environmental education standards and philosophy.
  • Strong facilitation and teambuilding skills.
  • General knowledge of biology and ecology, specific to ecosystems found in Colorado.
  • Specific knowledge and experience regarding bird identification, ornithology, and the natural history of birds.
  • Excellent organizational, logistical and time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and roles efficiently with little direct guidance and rapidly adapt to changing environment.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Responsible, creative, relational, enthusiastic, flexible, and resourceful team player; self-motivated, results-oriented, and dedicated to providing clients with quality and enriching experiences.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.    

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, life sciences, environmental interpretation, or education. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Experience developing, marketing, administering, leading, and evaluating environmental education/interpretation programs in formal and non-formal outdoor classroom settings.
  • Experience and confidence delivering scientific messages to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience with safely transporting children in 15-passenger and other rental vehicles. 
  • Experience coordinating and supervising a diverse educator pool.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (WFA or WFR preferred).

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to applicants@birdconservancy.org with the subject line Camps and Family Programs Coordinator by February 28, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Administrative Assistant Position

Tesoro Cultural Center’s Administrative Assistant Job Description

The role of the Administrative Assistant is to assist the Managing Director and Executive Director in all programming and events, and lend administrative assistance to Tesoro’s Accountant. The applicant must have a minimum of three years of administrative experience and/or a Bachelor's degree in a related field. Fundraising and/or nonprofit experience a plus. Must be a team player, have excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills, be flexible, and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Status: Part-Time ($15-$17 per hour depending upon experience), 20 hours per week average.

Reports to: Executive Director and Managing Director

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm, plus extended program and event dates (see below):

  • Saturday and/or Sunday Lectures (Approximately one or two a month from Oct-Apr, or as needed)
  • Two Annual Market Weekends (one in June, one in September)
  • Cultural Holiday Events (Sunday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve from 2:30pm-6:30pm)
  • Holiday Auction (early December)
  • Quarterly Board of Director Meetings

Work Environment: Very small office in the same building as The Fort Restaurant in Morrison, Colorado.

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing weekly accounts payable and sales reports to Tesoro’s accountant utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Assist Executive Director in creating budgets and already formatted Profit and Loss statements for each of Tesoro’s events, including the Indian Market and Powwow; Spanish Colonial Art Market and 1830’s Mountain Man Rendezvous; the Annual Holiday Auction Fundraiser, Cultural Holiday Events, and the Historic Lecture Series.
  • Assist Managing Director and Executive Director in preparing the SCFD, Colorado Creative Industries, and other major grant applications. This includes, but is not limited to, budgets and other important financial data critical for grant acceptance.

 Database Management:

  • Establishes proper data entry procedures and performs data entry.
  • Create necessary tables, queries, forms, excel spreadsheets, and reports.
  • Create and produce regularly needed reports, including PowerPoint presentations for Board of Director meetings.
  • Verify mailings with bulk mail restrictions and regulations and takes bulk mail to the Bulk Mail Entry Unit.

Event Coordination:

  • Assist with event coordination as needed (please go to www.tesoroculturalcenter.org to review Tesoro’s event descriptions and dates)
    • For each event, the duties of the Administrative Assistant may include, but are not limited to:
      • Serve as on-site event coordinator, assisting Managing Director and Executive Director for each event
      • Assist the Volunteer Coordinator, who manages 30-50 volunteers on a regular basis         
      • Prepare special event permit applications                            
      • Prepare and distribute invitation materials for artists, interpreters, entertainment, etc.
      • Assign booth spaces and follows-up with attending artists                            
      • Secure discounted lodging for market participants                            
      • Arrange security, parking assistants, sanitation rental, concessions vendors, etc.
      • Coordinate party tent rentals and configure event maps for booth spaces, etc.
      • Prepare all logistical special needs for each event
      • Coordinate with maintenance crew and Fort managers on logistics for events.    

Educational Programs:

  • Assist Managing Director with education program booking, Reserve software entries, program set-up/take-down, etc. when needed.
  • Serve as a representative of Tesoro Cultural Center at both on and off-site programs and events as needed.  

Collateral Materials and Web Management:

  • Works with Executive Director and Designo Advertising agency to create and distribute postcard mailings for Tesoro programs and events.  
  • Monitor and make sure information on the Tesoro website is current and up-to-date by working with Managing Director, Executive Director and Designo. 

Marketing and Public Relations:

  • Assist Executive Director and Managing Director in providing all pertinent data to BPR firm on press releases, blogs, mailings, email blasts, and Social Media posts.
  • Assist Managing Director to give Designo a production schedule to be sure the printing of promotional postcards, annual membership brochure, signage, etc. is done correctly, on time, and on budget.
  • Prepare all lists for large mailings with BPR through both The Fort’s Data base/Fishbowl, shared SCC lists, and Tesoro’s database.
  • Oversee that BPR is given all media queries, arrange media interviews, and assist the Executive Director, who serves as Tesoro's media spokesperson.

Membership/Development:

  • Assist Managing Director with the following, as needed:
    • Manage and process new memberships, renewals, and inquiries.
    • Manage and process incoming donations.

Assistance with Board Administration:

  • Assist Managing Director and Executive Director as a liaison to the Board of Directors and all committees.
  • Assist in the scheduling of Board of Director meetings, conference calls, email communications, reports, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Attend all quarterly Board meetings, and jointly presents to the Board reports assisting the Managing Director and Executive Director on demographics and P&L’s for event programming.

AV/Equipment/IT Responsibilities:

  • Work with Tesoro’s IT company, Optimum, and merchant services Shopify and Intuit (for iPad mobile sales reports flowing into QuickBooks.
  • Responsible for equipment and technology set up and break down for all events, and work with Fort Managers on room and AV set up.

Office Administration:

  • Answer phones, taking messages, and screening calls for the Managing Director and Executive Director.
  • Manage inventory and par levels of all supply needs, i.e., stationery and postage.
  • Keep kitchen and office clean and organized.
  • Set visitation hours for volunteers/staff/interpreters/sales people.

Required Computer Skills:

  • All Microsoft Office programs, QuickBooks Pro, and Adobe Suite.
  • Shopify and Intuit online inventory management software.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least two references by March 31, 2018, to Tesoro Cultural Center at info@tesoroculturalcenter.org. Please include in the subject line: Admin Assistant Position.

Gardener – Seasonal – 7 positions

Job Summary: Performs a full range of horticultural support to the Horticulture department by applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant collections, landscapes, and seasonal displays, to ensure the highest horticulture standards and visitor experience. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/Experience: Minimum of one year’s experience in a horticultural/garden maintenance setting. Basic understanding of correct horticultural practices, experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to planting, watering, weed identification and control. Solid plant identification skills and experience with cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants essential. Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience with all horticultural hand tools and basic machinery. Knowledge of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses appropriate horticultural techniques with an understanding of plant cultural requirements.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures.
  • Completes assigned daily/weekly/monthly tasks including but not limited to weeding, mulching, watering, planting, pruning, dead heading and seed collection on a regular basis including weekends as scheduled or required.
  • Practices Integrated Pest Management when dealing with plant disease, nutrition, and insect problems.
  • Maintains paths, beds and common areas free of weeds, debris, and litter.
  • Supplies supervisor with plant related documentation as necessary.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with all departments, managers, co-workers, volunteers, and others to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors, providing courteous, accurate responses to all inquiries.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management, including but not limited to snow removal in the winter.
  • Participates in special events as needed, including but not limited to Spring Plant Sale, Fete des Fleur, Fall Plant & Bulb Sale. Duties may include but not limited to assisting with set-up, teardown, and cleanup.

Click here to apply:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d72bc9a5-74b2-22e4-5f2c-b93c84730e72/apply?source=713004-CS-28662

Summer Nature Camp Instructor

Wild Bear Nature Center is seeking instructors for the summer season to plan and implement hands- on, creative ecology workshops for youth. Join us for a summer of teaching children and enjoying the mountains surrounding Nederland, Colorado!

The position entails connecting with Wild Bear Staff and reviewing programs offered and planning enriching hands-on nature camps utilizing existing materials as well as your own creative resources.

Programs take place outdoors at our property at Mud Lake or on trails surrounding the Nederland area as well as within Wild Bear Center.

Instructors hours: 8am-4pm (programs 9am-3:30pm) Monday-Friday as needed.

Instructors are needed for the following age groups and indicate your first choice in your cover letter:

NederRangers (ages 5-6) Mountain Rangers (age 6-7) Wild Naturalists (ages 8-9) Mountain Youth 10+

Location: Based out of Wild Bear Nature Center in downtown Nederland

Duration: Staff training May 39-June 1; programs run June 4-August 10

Qualifications:

  • ·  Degree in education, environmental studies, natural science or related field.
  • ·  2-3 years or 1,000 hours of leading groups of school-age children ages 5-12 in a nature-based

camp.

  • ·  Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • ·  Three positive references
  • ·  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: $105/day for full day workshops which includes planning time.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: jill@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.

Summer Nature Camp Intern:

Wild Bear Nature Center is seeking up to five interns for the summer season to assist in the planning and implementation of our youth programs. NCAR Fridays (ages 5-8) at NCAR in Boulder or at our Mountain Program based out of the Mountain Ecology Center on the bus line in Nederland, takes place Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm in Nederland offering workshops for ages 5-15. Interns must be responsible, creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated to providing a safe and age-appropriate learning environment.

Qualifications:

  • ·  Working towards a degree in Education, Environmental Education, Biological Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Outdoor Education, Park Ranger or related field.
  • ·  Three positive references.
  • ·  Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado

Department of Public Safety.

  • ·  Experience working with youth desirable.

Duties:

  • ·  Support lead instructor in all aspects of youth programs.
  • ·  Supervise children while abiding by all of Wildlife Policies.
  • ·  Ensuring safety of all participants.
  • ·  Contribute to the planning and preparation of program activities.
  • ·  Support other aspects of running a non-profit organization when needed such as helping with mailings,

prepping and attending community events, engaging with Nature Center visitors, improving educational exhibits, and assisting in the gift shop.

Location: 20 Lakeview Drive Unit 106, Nederland (Mountain Program); NCAR, Table Mesa Rd, Boulder (NCAR Fridays, Boulder)
Duration: Staff Training May 29-June 1; programs run June 4-August 10
Work Hours: $500 Stipend per month for 40hrs/wk or prorated to align with hours worked; will assist in location of housing; possible school credit; positive reference/letter of recommendation on successful completion of internship

Compensation: $500/month or prorated to align with hours worked if part-time To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Reba Mitchell, Education Coordinator Wild Bear Nature Center
P.O. Box 3017
Nederland, CO 80466

Or send via email: education@wildbear.org Questions? (303) 258-0495

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Apply now for an early interview.

Summer Safari Camp Captains

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 Learning Experiences department has an opportunity for Summer Safari Camp Captains to lead the camps by setting expectations for staff and volunteers for their team, overseeing the implementation of their curricula, and acting as lead/point for their classroom. Applicants MUST be available on (Saturdays) May 5, 12 AND 19 AND for training on Monday through Friday, May 21 – June 1. Captains must be able to commit to teaching June 4 – August 10. Positions are 40 hours/week, with hours varying between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM.

Essential Functions:

Participating in the Summer Safari team as a classroom instructor, including:

  • Implementing pre-written lesson plans and leading Zoo explorations         
  • Facilitating camper instruction, activities, and volunteer participation
  • Delivering creative, interactive, age-appropriate learning experiences
  • Providing responsible care and leadership for camp participants
  • Setting up and taking down tables, chairs, and other classroom supplies/equipment
  • Distributing and cleaning up snacks and lunches
  • Attending mandatory weekly staff meetings
  • Following check-in/check-out protocol, including checking identification

Acting in a leadership role within your classroom, including:

  • Assisting with the mentoring and training of Summer Safari Instructors
  • Setting the daily activity schedule for your assigned curriculum
  • Coordinating adult and teen volunteers
  • Presenting animal experiences for Summer Safari campers
  • Requesting/preparing needed materials
  • Directing daily check-in and out, including interacting with parents and caregivers in a positive, helpful manner
  • Referring all special requests and issues to Summer Safari Administration
  • Providing timely feedback about camp team and curriculum to administrators
  • Representing Denver Zoo and its commitment to an excellent guest experience

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • 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.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Summer Safari or similar day camp setting.
  • Experience working with children.  We are seeking applicants with a background and interest in children ages 4 to 13 (Pre-K through 8th grade). 
  • Background in education, child development, environmental education, biology, or related fields.  Studies in ECE or Elementary Education are preferred.
  • Previous experience supervising staff.
  • Working towards or have earned a college degree (preferably in one of the above fields).
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with a partner.
  • Ability to perform duties that involve long periods of standing, walking, and performing activities in hot weather.
  • Interest in teaching children and environmental education.
  • Ability to participate as an energetic, positive team member.
  • Ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within given deadlines.
  • First Aid/CPR training a definite plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to implement them by working in a team.

Compensation and Benefits: 

These are temporary positions and as such are not eligible for benefits at this time.

Completed applications must be submitted by March 12, 2018

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

Summer Safari Camp Instructor

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 Learning Experiences department has an opportunity for Summer Safari Camp Instructors to facilitate camp programming and provide responsible care and a safe environment for camp participants.  Applicants MUST be available for training Monday through Friday, May 21 – June 1. Day Camp Instructors must commit either to teaching the first five weeks (Monday through Friday, June 4 – July 6) or the last five weeks (July 9 – August 10). Applicants may request to work all 10 weeks. Positions are 40 hours/week, with hours varying between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM.

Essential Functions:

Participating in the Summer Safari team as a classroom instructor, including:

  • Implementing pre-written lesson plans and leading Zoo explorations       
  • Facilitating camper instruction, activities, and volunteer participation
  • Delivering creative, interactive, age-appropriate learning experiences
  • Providing responsible care and leadership for camp participants

Preparing for and cleaning up after camp activities, including:

  • Setting up and taking down tables, chairs, and other classroom supplies/equipment
  • Making copies and preparing materials for craft activities, as needed
  • Distributing and cleaning up snacks and lunches
  • Attending mandatory weekly staff meetings

Acting in a leadership role within your classroom, including:

  • Maintaining weekly rosters and name badges
  • Following check-in/check-out protocol, including checking identification
  • Interacting with parents and caregivers in a positive, helpful manner and representing Denver Zoo and its commitment to an excellent guest experience
  • Referring all special requests and issues to Summer Safari Administration

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • 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.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children.  We are seeking applicants with a background and interest in children ages 4 to 13 (Pre-K through 8th grade). 
  • Background in education, child development, environmental education, biology, or related fields.  Studies in ECE or Elementary Education preferred.
  • Working towards or have earned a college degree (preferably in one of the above fields).
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with a partner.
  • Ability to perform duties that involve long periods of standing, walking, and performing activities in hot weather.
  • Interest in teaching children and environmental education.
  • Ability to participate as an energetic, positive team member.
  • Ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within given deadlines.
  • First Aid/CPR training a definite plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to implement them by working in a team.

Compensation and Benefits: 

These are temporary positions and as such are not eligible for benefits at this time.

Completed applications must be submitted by March 12, 2018

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

Seasonal Guest Engagement Facilitator

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 Learning Experiences & Guest Engagement Department has an opportunity for a Seasonal Guest Engagement Facilitator to assist with a variety of programs included but not limited to, the ‘Giraffe Encounter’ feeding experience, the ‘Explore the Shore’ nature play area, and the science exploration space, ‘Be a Zookeeper’ Zone. This position is designed for responsible, energetic, and outgoing persons interested in guest engagement and education in an informal science institution. This position is a seasonal position from May 7, 2018 to September 3, 2018; Start date negotiable for prior work or school commitments. Work week is 30-35 hours/week.

Essential Functions:

  • Program Delivery – Giraffe Encounter: Assists guests in safely feeding and interacting with the giraffes. Answers questions and interprets giraffe natural history to connect Denver Zoo visitors with the giraffes.  Collaborates with volunteers and Denver Zoo staff in several departments to successfully manage the Giraffe Encounter and ensure guest and animal safety.
  • Free Play Facilitation- Explore the Shore: Leads and facilitates dynamic, outdoor, play-based learning in the Explore the Shore play area.  Engages children and families in sand and water play, nature exploration, and animal discovery. Maintains a safe and fun environment for all guests.
  • Activity facilitation- Be A Zookeeper Zone: Leads and facilitates the Creative Care Corner of Be a Zookeeper Zone, where children can work as zookeepers to build animal habitats and observe live animals interacting with the space. Facilitator is responsible for handling live animals, including box turtles and guinea pigs, and ensuring their safety. Other activities include animal behavior investigations, live animal demonstrations, and providing exhibit interpretation for rotational exhibits in the space.
  • Special Events support- Supports special events on zoo grounds including temporary exhibits, sponsorship events, and awareness days. Enhances the guests’ experience through guided activities, demonstrations, activation of program areas, informal learning opportunities, and other duties as assigned. These events often occur after regular zoo operating hours.
  • Program Support- Organizes, inventories, and restocks all program and exhibit materials and supplies. Responsible for set up and break down of programs and activities. Maintains cleanliness of the areas. Assists in recording attendance and supporting program evaluation though observations and feedback.
  • Communication-Provides excellent customer service to Denver Zoo guests. Communicates effectively and professionally with peers, supervisors, and other Denver Zoo staff members. Proactively communicates with the Guest Engagement Coordinator and Manager relating to exhibit and program needs.
    • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
    • 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:

  • Maintains the water quality and chemistry of the water play feature in the Explore the Shore play area
  • Follows all animal handling procedures and protocols in place, including completion of additional animal handling training
  • Supports other Guest Engagement programs as needed
  • Represents Denver Zoo in a professional and positive manner
  • Complies with all zoo policies and procedures
  • Performs various tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience working with the public; proven customer service skills required.
  • Experience working with children and youth, preferably with a focus on ECE audiences.
  • Knowledgeable in interpretive techniques; Certified Interpretive Guide a plus
  • Passion and excitement for connecting guests with animals, nature, and science at the zoo
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred
  • General knowledge of biological and environmental sciences and/or educational practices 
  • Enthusiasm and lots of energy
  • Flexible, friendly and approachable
  • Ability to communicate effectively in noisy, crowded situations
  • Self-motivated and capable of working individually and on a team
  • Ability to work dexterously with hands and arms and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to work outside for 7 hours at a time
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish desired but not required
  • Willing and available to work diverse schedules, including weekdays, weekend days, and occasional evenings

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a seasonal position and as such are not eligible for benefits at this time.

Completed applications must be submitted by March 12, 2018

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

Attractions 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 Attractions Department has an opportunity for a full time Attractions Manager to oversee all staffing, guest safety, budget management and operations of the zoo’s attractions.  Attraction locations include, but not limited to, Lorikeet Adventure, Giraffe Encounter, Conservation Carousel, Denver Zoo Railroad and 4D Theater.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the Attractions on-site revenue programs by providing leadership, training, and oversight of all staffing needs (6 – 12), day to day operations, and future planning.
  • Manages all staff for Attractions team including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling and coaching for all seasonal and full time staff. 
  • Creates innovative experiences at attractions that engage guests and consistently improve attractions to provide excellent guest experience. 
  • Works with various teams throughout the zoo to run Attraction locations including but not limited to Lorikeet Adventure, Giraffe Encounter, Conservation Carousel, Denver Zoo Railroad and 4D Theater.
  • Create and maintain all safety protocols and daily check lists at all Attractions.
  • Develop and update policies and processes to be included within standard operating procedures and operating guides hat ensure compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. 
  • Manages Rides & Attractions maintenance staff to ensure safety and ride check lists are completed to Colorado state standards to ensure compliance. 
  • Communicates regularly with maintenance staff and ride companies on part needs and service issues.
  • Manages schedules of work, task assignment and timing of projects throughout campus for Rides & Attractions maintenance staff.
  • Collaboratively works with staff from around the zoo to assist the Director of Guest Operations in developing new on-site revenue programs.  Development will include operations planning, assisting with site plans, hiring, developing staff training, onboarding staff, and ensuring the operation runs smooth from opening.
  • Responsible for constantly evaluating all onsite programs to ensure ROI goals are being met and are operating within budget.
  • Manages the Attractions team budget including meeting or decreasing expenses and creatively exceeding revenue goals. 
  • Works collaboratively with the Marketing Department to ensure on-site sales are on target to meet or exceed budgets.  Suggest packages and sale incentives to maximize on-site per caps.
  • Inspects the zoo through the eyes of the visitor and ensures that any irregularities are reported for correction; identifies visitor expectations and implements changes that meet or exceed those expectations.
  • Looks for safety hazards and reports them with corrective action.
  • Assists the Director of Guest Operations in projects and research as needed.
  • Represents the Guest Operations department on various teams as needed and/or requested. 
  • Consistently brings the guest needs and visitor experience to the fore front during planning, implementation, and day to day operations.
  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • 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.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety and Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, and health regulations, procedures, and goals.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college. 
  • Four years of management experience in a customer service or guest services environment.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for academic training.
  • Previous rides/attractions operations a bonus.
  • Strong written and oral communications.
  • General office skills including Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency.
  • Computer based POS systems required, preferably ATMS
  • Ability to function in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to work weekend, holiday, and evening hours, as needed.
  • A respect for confidentiality.

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 February 28, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Maintenance Technician 

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

Denver Zoo’s Facilities Operations Department has an opportunity for a full time Maintenance Technician to perform general maintenance work.  The Maintenance Technician also assists the tradesmen in a variety of facility and maintenance areas as needed. The Facilities Group is a diverse team of individuals and departments with a broad range of talents. The team works collaboratively to provide exceptional care, growth, and vision for all of the Zoo’s physical facilities and landscapes, while exceeding the expectations of our internal customers and our zoo guests.

Essential Functions:

  • Works and assists in all Maintenance Department shops.
  • Inspects facilities and equipment to determine construction, mechanical installation, maintenance, or repairs needed.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems needing maintenance or repairs.
  • Performs submitted maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment.
  • Ability to operate various pieces of equipment such as backhoes, Bobcats, and forklifts.
  • Run errands for materials, etc., as needed and clean maintenance facilities.
  • Moves furniture and appliances with various pieces of equipment and other maintenance personnel.
  • Consistently provides exceptional customer service.
  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • 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.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety and Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, and health regulations, procedures, and goals.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Relieves front reception desk in Operations as needed.
  • Keeps maintenance facilities clean and safe.
  • Performs various duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two years of general non-licensed maintenance experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to read and work from manuals, blueprints, written and verbal instructions.
  • Must possess good interpersonal communications skills.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to interact with fellow employees and guests at the zoo.
  • 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 60 lbs. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop, kneel or smell.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus.   Minimal crouching, crawling, climbing, and non-confined sitting are also required. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

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

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 February 28, 2018

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

POSITION:  BILINGUAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / RECEPTIONIST 

GENERAL PURPOSE

The person in this position is the pulse of the Alliance Française office, and imperative for this nonprofit’s success.  He or she is often the first contact for potential and existing students, members and customers, and is responsible for class and event registration, membership, maintaining office supplies, taking payments and other miscellaneous duties supporting the administrative team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the front desk and physically welcome people, show them the premises and present the services offered, answer phone and emails inquiries (sometimes in French)
  • Manage group classes: Create the classes, proceed the payment, confirm classes and cancellations, assign classrooms, certificates of completion, credit letters, evaluations, organize and proceed Mid Term Survey
  • Manage Private classes: Enrollment, payment, contracts, coupons, assignments, follow-up and renewal
  • Enroll members in events: Registration, payment, cancellation, attend some events, support in planning and management as needed
  • Enter payments in accounting software. Payment plans and payments due.
  • Manage membership cards: Enrollment,  payment, process the cards
  • Office supply orders, order books (in coordination with the Office Manager)
  • Maintain classrooms and equipment
  • Manage the Library: Enrollment (included Culturetheque), circulation, reshelf materials, late fees
  • French exams: Enrollment, payment and filing, communication with candidates regarding certificate pick-up
  • Manage the translations: Communication between customer and translator, payment, filling
  • Support the supervision of  interns
  • Help sending press release/information to the media about the school, the events…
  • Help managing the AFD website with content updates and page creation including an online shopping cart with over 200 products

JOB QUALIFICATION

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Detail-oriented (IMPERATIVE)
  • Ability to multitask and remain organized
  • Ability to work four evenings per week (Mon-Thurs until 6:30pm) and Saturday mornings (9-1.00pm). Total: 34hr. per week
  • Solid knowledge of generally accepted standards of customer service and conflict resolution
    • General proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook
    • Very strong communications skills - ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with the public, employees and students on a daily basis
    • Self-motivated and proactive
    • Intermediate French proficiency (speaking) a plus
    • Nonprofit experience a plus

Organization Description:

The Alliance Française de Denver (www.afdenver.org) is the local independent branch of the Nonprofit Alliance Française world-wide network. Its mission is to increase awareness of and interest in French cultures and language within the local community. It has policies and practices of non-discrimination. It offers a variety of cultural and social events, and quality courses with emphasis on conversational French.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to our Office Manager Sonja Balstad at officemanager@afdenver.org by 5pm on Monday, February 26, 2018.

This position description is not designed to spell out all the duties and tasks associated with this employment; all the Alliance Française de Denver staff is expected to fulfill both essential and secondary job duties and requirements.

Alliance Française de Denver is one of Denver's oldest nonprofit organizations and we are looking for our new Bilingual Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.

The person in this position is the pulse of the Alliance Française de Denver office, a 120+ year old nonprofit French language school, cultural center and resource center.

He or she is often the first contact for potential and existing students, members and customers, and is responsible for class and event registration, membership, maintaining office supplies, taking payments and other miscellaneous duties supporting the administrative team.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to our Office Manager Sonja Balstad at officemanager@afdenver.org  by 5pm on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Please put “Bilingual Administrative Assistant/Receptionist" in the subject line of your email.

Gardener – Seasonal –

This position is at our Chatfield Farms location in Littleton, Co.

Job ummary: Under general direction of the Horticulturist, maintains the ornamental gardens, turf and natural areas at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Job includes but is not limited to: mulching, weeding, watering, dead-heading, transplanting, and planting along with all other general maintenance tasks associated with gardens and natural areas.

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

Career Type: Full-time

Essential Job Duties:

  • Inspects, maintains, and conducts routine maintenance of gardens and natural areas at Chatfield Farms to reflect a high degree of horticultural care.
  • Ensures pathways and patios are accessible for visitors.
  • Performs horticultural care and maintenance work such as watering, weeding, trimming, pruning, dead-heading and minor repair of garden irrigation systems.
  • Maintains all decorative water features on a weekly basis

Other Job Duties:

  • Assists with preparation and presentation of Pumpkin Festival, Corn Maze, concerts, movies and other special events.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all visitors at Chatfield Farms.
  • Provides courteous, accurate responses to inquiries from management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

We are hiring 4 Gardeners from March - September.  2 will be scheduled Sunday - Thursday and 2 will be scheduled Tuesday - Saturday.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/2f0fc0f0-38e2-ffa1-2a64-87a447badbd3/apply?source=696597-CS-28662

Plant Mapping Specialist

Job Summary: Working independently or alongside horticulture staff and volunteers, inventories plants in the conservatory, greenhouses and outdoor gardens at York Street, Chatfield and Mt. Goliath, and catalogs map data digitally in BG-Map, BG-BASE and Auto-CAD. Maintains and keeps Gardens’ Auto-CAD basemap up-to-date through appropriate surveying techniques for both internal and public uses. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, photographing and databasing images of plants, assisting with labeling plants in the gardens, and providing an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. This position requires working indoors in office conditions as well as in garden conditions outdoors, in greenhouses and in the conservatory.

Career Type: Part-time - 32 hours a week

Qualifications/Experience: Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany, landscape architecture or related field from a four-year college or university with 2 to 3 years experience; or 4 to 6 years of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience required in using taxonomic keys, nursery catalogs, digital resources and/or inventory lists for plant identification of woody and herbaceous plants. Basic understanding of plant nomenclature required. Candidate should have experience in surveying methods and in reading and interpreting maps. Proficiency with IBM compatible computers and software including Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Experience with BG-Map, BG-BASE, and Auto-CAD or GIS software preferred. Must be able to work independently, possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Valid Colorado Driver’s License required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes appropriate mapping and surveying techniques of the highest standard to inventory and map gardens including plants and hardscape areas.
  • Uses computer database (BG-BASE) to create inventories, search for plants and communicate with horticulture staff.
  • Utilizes BG-Map and Auto-CAD to maintain up-to-date maps of gardens, including but not limited, Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, Chatfield Farms and Mt. Goliath locations.
  • Contributes articles to internal and external publications.
  • Serves as a horticultural resource to management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Labels and photographs plant collections and maintains Gardens Navigator website.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and defines tasks and processes for volunteers and interns.
  • Coordinates garden expenditure and purchasing with supervisor.
  • Participates in special events as needed including but not limited to Plant Sale, Fete, Concert Series, and Blossoms of Light. Duties may include assisting in set-up, teardown, planning, cleanup, etc.
  • Helps with garden planning as requested.
  • Actively participates in professional societies and other organizations to disseminate and share ideas and keep current on horticultural happenings.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all the Gardens visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures.
  • Participates in education programs and conducts tours when required including but not limited to evenings and weekends.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management, including snow removal in the winter.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6117f779-288b-b88c-2ba7-9198c5fe6346/apply?source=705784-CS-28662

Greenhouse Production – Seasonal

Job Summary: Performs a full range of plant production support to the Horticulture department by applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant collections. Specifically, assists Senior Horticulturist (Greenhouse & Propagation) with day to day maintenance and propagation of plant collections in greenhouses and nursery, both at York Street and Chatfield locations as required. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/Experience: Minimum of one year’s experience in a greenhouse/nursery production setting. Basic understanding of correct horticultural practices, experience with greenhouse growing, propagation, and nursery maintenance are required, including but not limited to: seeds and cuttings, planting, watering, weed identification. Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have knowledge of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and have experience with all horticultural hand tools and basic machinery. Solid plant identification skills as well as some experience with cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses appropriate horticultural techniques and has an understanding of plant cultural requirements.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures.
  • Completes assigned daily/weekly/monthly tasks including but not limited to weeding, watering, planting, pruning, dead heading and seed collection on a regular basis including weekends as scheduled or required.
  • Practices Integrated Pest Management when dealing with plant disease, nutrition and insect problems.
  • Performs assigned tasks with the Grown at the Gardens program, keeping track of inventories and signage database, printing labels and coordinating volunteers.
  • Participates in seed collection, cleaning, organizing, databasing, distribution to Plant Select® and Index Seminum.
  • Performs assigned tasks with all aspects of greenhouse production, including ordering and accessioning.
  • Maintain greenhouses and common areas free of weeds, debris, and litter.
  • Supplies supervisor with plant related documentation as necessary.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with all departments, managers, co-workers, volunteers and others to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors, providing courteous, accurate responses to all inquiries.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management, including snow removal in the winter.
  • Participates in special events as needed including but not limited to Plant Sale, Fete des Fleur, Fall Plant & Bulb Sale. Duties may include, but not limited to assisting with set-up, teardown and cleanup.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/cc009dbe-2f6c-419a-a570-cc9874b49aa9/apply?source=703695-CS-2866

JOB POSTING: Museum Educator for ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator.

 

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

 

ARTlab is a fine arts program designed by BMoCA to engage Boulder County’s most underserved high school students. ARTlab strives to empower youth to build a positive future for themselves using visual arts as a language of self-expression and a tool for building self-esteem. ARTlab takes place every Monday and Wednesday at Justice High School (JHS) from 12pm-1pm and every Friday at Boulder Preparatory School (BPS) from 9am-12pm.

 

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

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

-          Planning, organizing, and teaching ARTlab

-          Working with the Public Program Manager and staff

-          Coordinating between JHS, BPS, and BMoCA Staff

-          Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program

-          Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to JHS, BPS, and the public

-          Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

 

Character/Qualities:

-          Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs

-          Experience working with underserved or at-risk populations

-          Enjoys working with the public, including children and families

-          Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff

-          Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

-          Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

 

Qualifications:

-          1 year of experience in art education and working with at-risk populations

-          Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-          Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities 

 

Hours & Schedule:

ARTlab occurs twice a week at Justice High School, and once a week at Boulder Preparatory School. Days/hours at Justice High are Monday and Wednesday from 12pm-1pm. Days/hours at Boulder Prep are Friday from 9am-12pm.

 

Compensation & benefits:

This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be $40 per 1 hour workshop. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching ARTlab. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

 

To Apply:

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

 

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

Start Date:This position will begin mid-August.

About BMoCA:

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

 

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

 

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