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Floor Staff Associate

Thank you for considering employment with WOW! Children’s Museum. WOW! is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers all employees a fun and friendly working environment. We are looking for professional, positive, customer service-oriented individuals from all backgrounds to join the Museum team. Help enrich the lives of children and families in the Metro Denver communities by joining our staff. College students and retirees are welcome. Training will be provided.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to


  • Title: Floor Staff Associate
  • Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly
  • Work Schedule: Approximately 12 hours per week – Must be able to work weekends!
  • Rate: $10/hour
  • Reports To: Guest Services Director
  • Job Purpose: Promote WOW! Children’s Museum’s mission by providing quality visitor experiences to children and their caregivers through exhibits, hospitality, Museum cleanliness, implementation of Museum safety procedures, and enhancing the visitor’s overall learning experience through customer service.


40% Maintains Quality Customer Service by:

  • ProvidIng hospitality to children and their caregivers by greeting each visitor, offering information, answering questions, and providing general assistance
  • Checking in customers, selling memberships, gift certificates, punch cards, or other Museum products
  • Communicating Museum policies to visitors
  • Providing Assistance with exhibits as needed

30% Maintains Overall Clean Museum Environment by:

  • Walking through Museum making sure all thru ways are clear of debris or obstacles; standard being every 30 minutes.
  • Upkeep of bathrooms, snack area, reusable exhibit products, spills, and general cleanliness
  • Cleaning props and exhibits throughout the day
  • Participating in prep and cleaning for field trips, parties, and classes
  • Providing assistance to Exhibits and Programming staff.

20% Maintains a Safe Museum Environment by:

  • Following and enforcing Museum standards and policies
  • Communicating any potential or active problems to the appropriate Museum staff
  • Assisting in lost child/caregiver response
  • Provide basic first aid as needed

10% Participates in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training:

  • Attending all staff meetings as required
  • Keeping up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language
  • Participating in training sessions to review known material and learn new material
  • Assisting in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor or other Museum Directors.


Education: High school diploma or GED required, A.A. or B.A. preferred
Experience: Customer Service experience, as well as, experience working with children and families a plus; familiarity with a fast-paced work environment preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Basic computer skills, ability to operate cash register or basic point of sale system; good communication necessary; flexible, responsible, self-motivated; able to prioritize and work independently; friendly people person.


Individual Giving and Grants Manager

Opera Colorado is looking for an Individual Giving and Grants ManagerThis position reports to the Director of External Affairs and Marketing.


The Individual Giving and Grants Manager is responsible for fundraising from individuals from $50 - $4,999; write and manage foundation and government grants; and manage benefit fulfillment.  Also coordinates special event activities, working cooperatively with the Special Events Assistant and the Board of Directors.


  • Works cooperatively with the Director of External Affairs and Marketing to plan all Annual Fund activities including donor solicitations, benefit fulfillment, donor stewardship, and board engagement activities.
  • Articulate needs and vision of Opera Colorado, as well as donor benefits and levels through written and verbal communications.
  • Research and write foundation and government grants.
  • Manage a portfolio that includes 500+ donors and prospect ($50 - $4,999)
  • Manage donor fulfillment of above.
  • Devise and execute various fundraising initiatives aimed at meeting goals for securing new and increased gifts at the $50-$4,999 level.
  • Develop relationships with patrons and guests to encourage new and increased giving.
  • Meet or exceed the expected level of donor activity each week and month, i.e. number of face-to face visits, asks, calls, personal correspondence, etc.
  • Assists the General /Artistic Director with identification of donors with capacity to upgrade to $5,000+.
  • Manages the acknowledgement process. Oversee mailings, reports and program book listings.
  • Serves as an important principle point of contact for all contributors and the Board of Directors.
  • Manages the development database and filing systems.
  • Provide donor services to patrons, resolving complaints and responding to inquiries as necessary.
  • Schedule Volunteers as necessary.
  • Contributes copy for articles, promotional pieces and advertisements for development literature, including the website, season programs and the quarterly news magazine.


  • Works cooperatively with the Director of External Affairs and Marketing and the Special Event Committees of the Board of Directors to plan and present fundraising, donor benefit and donor cultivation events.
  • Works cooperatively with Development and Special Events Assistants, Education, Finance, Patron Services, Marketing Departments.


  • Full-time position with salary and benefits including but not limited to medical and dental insurance.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  • Represent the General/Artistic Director and or the Director of External Affairs at events and meetings as necessary.
  • Location:  Denver, CO
  • Website:
  • Salary Range:  $44,000 - $50,000


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


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in fundraising and special events.
  • Experience planning and managing individual giving campaigns.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, RaisersEdge, Outlook and Tessitura.
  • Multi-task oriented individual with strict attention to detail and ability to prioritize.
  • Experience with high-net worth individuals and/or customer-oriented work environments.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to make sound decisions.
  • Flexibility to attend special events and operas after hours.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an open, respectful, collaborative environment.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to by August 6. No Phone Calls Please.

Artistic Director

The Boulder Chorale seeks qualified candidates for the position of Artistic Director of the Boulder Children’s Chorale.  The Director is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Children’s Chorale, including programming, rehearsals and performances.  The Director is responsible for all Children’s Chorale artistic issues including those for the Bel Canto and the Preparatory Choirs, and  supervises all Children’s Chorale choir directors and pianists.  The Director works in partnership with the Artistic Director of the Boulder Chorale and reports to the Board of Directors of the Boulder Chorale.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Choral Conducting or Music Education and/or significant experience in childhood music education.
  • Passion for working with children and strong belief in and understanding of the benefits of performance-based music education.
  • Strong knowledge of vocal production and choral technique.
  • Ability to work in collaboration with the Artistic Director and other music staff to develop the vision for the Children’s Chorale, including repertoire, programming and season planning.
  • Knowledge of choral techniques, vocal pedagogy and a broad range of choral repertoire for children’s choir.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Supervisory experience.

SALARY: $7,000 - $8,000 commensurate with education and experience

REHEARSALS: Thursday afternoons from 4:15 - 5:45pm at Atonement Lutheran Church in Boulder. An accompanist will be provided for rehearsals and concerts.

Submit a resume and cover letter by August 1, 2014 to:

Boulder Chorale
685 Inca Parkway
Boulder, CO 80303

Or electronically to:

To view full job discription, and for information about the Boulder Chorale ensembles, visit


Special Events Assistant

  • Department:  External Affairs & Education and Community Engagement
  • Job Status:    Nonexempt; Regular Part-Time
  • Reports To:   Director of External Affairs and Marketing & Director of Education and Community Engagement
  • Start Date:          September 2, 2014


A cornerstone of Denver, Colorado’s cultural community, Opera Colorado presents operas annually at its downtown Denver home, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company presents new works alongside standard repertoire, and reaches more than 35,000 students and community members throughout the Rocky Mountain region through a variety of education and outreach programming. Opera Colorado Young Artists, residency program for singers at the beginning stages of their careers, provides training for the next generation of American opera performers. Founded in 1983, the Company celebrates its 32nd season in 2014-2015.


Oversee all special, community engagement, events for the Development, Education and Marketing departments, from start to completion as assigned. Initiate beginning check list, determine timeline for completion, distribute and monitor progress and status of each special event contract, follow up with school/partner/client/vendor to ensure timely and accurate success of all special events. Assist with department projects, special assignments and administrative duties. 


  • Receive Event Worksheet for newly booked events and accurately process contract ensuring contract accurately reflects the worksheet information.
  • Start “Contract Check List” and determine expected timeline for completion.
  • Coordinator informed of due dates for upcoming events.
  • Contact regarding required documents, including insurance certificates and permits, and maintain accurate files for documentation.
  • Order insurance and/or collect waivers for each event as needed.
  • Schedule and meet vendors for drop-off and/or pick-up.
  • Supervise load-in of event or event coverage as needed.
  • Assist with booking inquiries, event set-up and take-down, and follow-up with client post event.
  • Assist with other related duties as needed.


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


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and related experience required.
  • One to two years’ experience in hospitality/special event industry or in customer service/development in the performing arts field preferred.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Prior experience in a team setting preferred.
  • Candidate must demonstrate outstanding administrative and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office) are required.
  • Must be able to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects, meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an open, respectful and collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team.


  • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping or crouching, kneeling, reaching, talking, hearing.
  • Employee required frequently to lift (10 - 20 pounds), and push, pull, or rearrange / move tables, chairs, carts and other event related props and equipment.
  • Clarity of vision with the ability to bring objects into sharp focus to judge room décor, stage setup, color and lighting and general event setup. 
  • Machines, tools, equipment and work aids:  computer, printer, ten key calculator, copier, fax, and telephone.

Compensation: Part-time position - 20 hours per week - $20 per hour.  Letter, resume and references to:

Collections Move Intern

This position will work within the Collections Management department at the Molly Brown House Museum and is under the direct supervision of the Curator of Collections.

  • Temporary Position: 15 weeks
  • Start Date: September 2, 2014
  • End Date: December 19, 2014 (there is a possibility to extend the internship)
  • Hourly Rate: $10.00/hr.


This position requires the intern to archivally rehouse the museum’s fashions collection that consists of 2,800 objects in order for them to be moved to an off-site storage facility. Intern will finalize the inventory of the collection, organize it to be crated, and will prepare all necessary documentation for shipping, such as condition reports and crate lists. Intern will help with setting up the collection in the new off-site storage facility and conduct post-move procedures such as inventory, location reports, and condition reports.


Qualified applicants should have a Master’s degree or are a current graduate student within museum studies, art history, history, or a related field. At least two years of experience working with collections in a museum setting. Prior experience in creating mounts, packing, and moving objects. Applicant must possess proper object handling techniques, archival skills, and basic collections database management skills.

This position requires that the intern have a valid driver’s license and a reliable mode of transportation.

Application Deadline: August 8, 2014

To apply, send a letter of intent along with current resume to:

Nicole Roush
Curator of Collections
303-832-4092 ext. 12

Associate Registrar/Database Administrator

The Associate Registrar/Database Administrator at the Denver Art Museum maintains, implements and updates policies and procedures that ensures the integrity and security of the collections database (, as well as adherence of data standards and effective searching and reporting of information by all museum users. Supervise creation, processing, maintainance, and retrieval of all records and legal documentation of the collections including acquisitions, deaccessions, incoming and outgoing loans. Coordinate shipping, packing, insurance, courier arrangements, and processing for incoming and outgoing art.


• Work with the IT and the ECS department to support and maintain the Museum’s collections database (Argus. Net) and serve as liaison with staff and database vendor for all user interface issues. Facilitate database new releases and upgrades with IT staff.

• Create and oversee database policies and procedures, establish and supervise data input standards, and create and maintain updated user manual.

• Train staff in all database searching and reporting functions and respond to user questions. Review, monitor, and train users in lexicon and controlled vocabulary data entry and cleanup. Maintain user accounts, password, and security controls. 

• Use Crystal Reports to modify existing reports and develop new reports.

• Help design and implement new modules and applications to benefit collections related tasks.

• Learn new skills and keep up with emerging technology. Be an active and contributing member in the user community.

• Oversee processing of all new acquisitions, loans, and deaccessions in the database. Liaison with Director’s office, Curatorial departments and all Committees (Acquisitions Group, Collections Committee, Board of Trustees) by generating committee agendas, and ensuring collection documentation is completed and distributed.

• Oversee accuracy of collection data and statistics. Prepare and distribute year-end collections statistics, donor lists and related database-generated collection reports for annual report and upon request.

• Coordinate, create, and oversee legal and insurance documentation, condition status, crating, domestic and international shipping and related customs requirements for incoming and outgoing art shipments.

• Provide access to temporary art storage and collection object files for staff, and external researchers.

• Prepare budgets for exhibitions and permanent collection related projects and processes.

• Assist Registrar in establishing office policies and procedures and advising on legal and ethical implications for all art transactions.

• Other projects as assigned.


• Pack, unpack, and transport artwork/crates within and outside museum.

• Train on-call, contract, intern and volunteer personnel.

• Provide courier services.

• Answer public researcher requests.

• Other duties as assigned.


Supervise registarial assistants, on-call and contract special project personnel, interns, and volunteers in projects relating to collections processing and research. Hire and supervise all contractors involved in database and report requests, shipments and loan coordination



•  In depth museum database management skills essential including working knowledge of data architectures, metadata standards, imaging, digital asset management and computer hardware and software required; or similar database exposure and Crystal Reports experience required. 

• Knowledge of professional museum registration, art handling, fine art insurance, and collections management theory and practices.

• Art shipment experience required.

• Knowledge of legal and ethical issues relating to museum collections and art transactions.

• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

• Detail oriented.

• Skill in negotiation and resolution of non-routine problems


Masters degree in museum studies, art history, anthropology, or related field.


Three-five years experience in a museum registration office that includes specific involvement with museum collection databases, related report-writing, and lexicon building and organization. Familiarity with registration-related records and record keeping, collections management theories, fine art insurance, condition reporting, and professional art shipping, art handling, and preventative conservation required.


Computer, Hand and power tools, A-frame, furniture dolly, pallet jack, Museum truck for art transports


After-hours supervision of art shipments as required; Museum, off-site storage, local galleries, private residence;  Subject to many interruptions; Pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries; Lifting, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs; Standing, walking, sitting, and climbing; Eye, hand, and foot coordination.

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.

Museum Associates

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for 2 Museum Associates with lots of energy and commitment to great customer service. Museum Associates work as part of the Museum’s Education Team to deliver an exceptional guest experience by interacting with children and families, maintaining welcoming play spaces, and supporting Museum programs. Associates represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor, answer questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties, and assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

Pay Range:  $9.00 per hour


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


  • Spanish speaking/bilingual
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
  • Experience working with children
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty


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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to by Tuesday July 1, 2014.  Please indicate which schedule you are applying for, if applicable.

Position remains open until filled.


Birthday Party Ambassador

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a Birthday Party Ambassador with lots of energy and commitment to great customer service. The Birthday Party Ambassador ensures a consistently positive and high quality experience for all of the Museum’s guests. The Birthday Party Ambassador coordinates and oversees logistics and customer service for Museum birthday parties, supports daily Museum operations on the floor, and serves as a Manager on Duty in the Museum. The Birthday Party Ambassador assists Education staff in opening and closing the Museum, and supports other Museum programs and events as needed.

Hours: 20 hours per week 

Saturdays 8:30-5:30 and Sunday 8:30-5:30 (weekend work days and hours are non-negotiable) and 8:00-12:00 on either Tuesday or Wednesday morning.

Rate: $9-10/hour


Birthday Party Logistics

  • Ensure a memorable, high-quality guest experience for guests who ambassador and attend birthday parties at the Museum by providing logistical support for birthday parties. This may include but is not limited to:
    • Working closely with the Group Sales and Reservations Coordinator (GSRC) regarding daily party schedules and specific client needs
    • Greeting guests at the Museum entrance and helping guests find assigned rooms
    • Transporting and storing food; bringing carts to assist guests in moving items
    • Ensuring guests adhere to their assigned room times to maintain the daily schedule
    • Communicating and coordinating with other staff members supporting parties
    • Supporting GSRC in the management of birthday party supplies and consumables
  • As needed, facilitate party activities with enthusiasm and professionalism; create a high-energy party environment and help everyone – children and adults – have fun.
  • Communicate with guests to proactively address and resolve questions, issues or problems that arise; be available and responsive at all times to birthday party families.
  • Responsible for set up and tear down of birthday parties; may include but is not limited to lifting and moving tables and chairs, arranging decorations, cleaning birthday party room

General Museum Operations

  • Welcome guests and provide excellent customer service on the Museum floor and in programs
  • Clean, organize, restock and reset exhibits throughout the day
  • Monitor exhibits for cleanliness, safety and adequate supplies; report malfunctions or needs to appropriate staff promptly
  • Assist Education and Guest Services teams with opening and closing of the Museum 
  • Facilitate programs as assigned (may include but is not limited to: birthday party activity add-ons, informal programs and activities, special events and Story Time)
  • Serve as a Manager on Duty in the Museum one day/week, or as needed


  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Effective problem-solver and exceptional skills in organization and multi-tasking
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a respectful, confident, and calm manner
  • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative to complete tasks and make decisions
  • Friendly and approachable; comfortable interacting with the public (adults and children of all ages)
  • Professionalism: ability to take on all responsibilities of the position with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence; First Aid and CPR certification a plus
  • Experience working with children and families; theater, education or hospitality experience


  • Enthusiastically support the Children’s Museum mission of creating a community where children and their grown-ups learn through play.
  • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience
  • Demonstrated leadership or managerial abilities
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor, reaching.
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and special events as needed

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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to by Monday, July 7, 2014.  

Position remains open until filled.


Facilities Maintenance Technician

The Facilities Maintenance Technician performs tasks for the entire Children's Museum of Denver facility including, but not limited to, the building, grounds, irrigation, equipment, parking lots, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, as well working with outsource vendors and service providers. This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis. This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. Work schedules will include one weekend day.  Daily work schedule is to be determined.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance, repair, and improvement to:
    • Electrical
    • Plumbing
    • Interior and Exterior of Building 
    • Grounds, parking lot, and walkways including some snow removal
    • Occasional light custodial
    • Support of Event set-up.

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • At least 3 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
  • Working  knowledge of electrical systems/circuitry and lighting
  • Working knowledge of plumbing systems: supply, fixtures, repair, installation and trouble shoot
  • Drywall, painting
  • Furniture assembly and installation
  • Basic carpentry and building basics. Knowledge of building codes a plus
  • Windows and doors, repair and cleaning
  • Irrigation sprinkler  repair
  • Landscaping work as needed
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Flooring work and repair
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background screening and a comprehensive skills assessment


  • None- Some Volunteer work when appropriate

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented Non Profit environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. Please send resume, cover letter, wage requirements to Cheri McCormick at by 5 PM, Friday July 25th, 2014

No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please


PlatteForum is a truly dynamic organization where all staff work collaboratively with trust, respect and shared values. Care is taken in selecting new staff  to include people whose skill sets, work ethic, passion and inter-personal styles support each other in fulfilling PlatteForum’s mission.  Please visit

The Executive Director reports to PlatteForum’s Board of Directors and works in partnership with the Artistic Director and the Board to develop and execute the strategic vision that supports PlatteForum’s artistic mission and values. The Executive Director will strive to enhance PlatteForum’s artistic and programmatic recognition nationally and internationally, and will implement strategies to seek continued growth while ensuring organizational sustainability.

The ideal candidate will bring energy, tenacity and a passion for the arts, culture and young people while communicating and advancing PlatteForum’s vision, value and programming to the broader community. He or she will have a well-rounded set of competencies that places him or her ahead of other candidates in the field including: leadership experience, diplomacy, interpersonal skills, self-management, personal accountability and community focus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pursue the fulfillment of PlatteForum’s mission, in accordance with the artistic vision of the organization and in consultation with the Board.
  • Maximize contributed and earned revenue.
  • Lead expansion of Board and donor base.
  • Increase the visibility, prominence, financial resources, relevance, growth and impact of PlatteForum.
  • Manage the day to day management, operations and finances of the organization.
  • Develop financial reports and review financial and operating performance.
  • With staff expand marketing, communications, community development, and public image.
  • Supervise a staff team of Program Director, Development Director, Program Coordinator, contract staff, interns and twice-monthly book-keeper.
  • Oversee the retention plan for official records and documents.
  • Ensure PlatteForum’s compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as well as workplace employment law.

Ideal Strengths:

  • Executive leadership: Organizes and motivates people to accomplish goals and empowers them by providing clear direction and purpose through a positive, dynamic example of leadership.
  • Entrepreneurship: Prioritizes activities to meet organizational goals and responsibilities, in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Financial management:  Oversee the financial status of the organization including setting financial priorities and the development of short- and long-term financial planning and budgeting in support of the strategic goals and program requirements.  Manage day to day finances.
  • Results orientation: Identifies strategic initiatives and embraces a comprehensive organizational focus that most effectively mobilizes human, technical and financial resources to maximize results.
  • Interpersonal skills: Initiates and develops constructive and productive relationships, in support of PlatteForum’s mission, and collaborates with a diverse range of people both internally and externally.
  • Communication skills: Communicates and relates to others clearly and considerately, in order to effectively advocate for and transmit PlatteForum interests to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Teamwork: Contributes positively and productively to the team and builds trusting and supportive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Self-starting: Initiates and sustains momentum independently and is proactive in seeking new opportunities.
  • Artistic appreciation: Has a passion for the arts, and appreciates its multiple values and social relevance.
  • Ability to develop strong and mutually supportive relationships with the Artistic Director and Board, in addition to the staff, artists, youth, community members and all those who make up the PlatteForum family.
  • Appreciate the PlatteForum’s past accomplishments, understand its present challenges, and envision its future potential.

Candidate will have a and understand and appreciation of creative communities and the impact on the life of an organization and of the city. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5+ years of senior management experience. Candidates must have a proven track record of success in working with boards, staff, communities and donors to achieve goals. An advanced degree is desirable. A passion for and history of working with arts, culture, education, community and/or other not-for-profit organizations is required.  The ideal candidate will also be a respected leader in the regional arts community. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. This position requires a leader with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build excellent relationships with people of all ages and backgrounds.  Proficiency in Macintosh computers, email communications and Quickbooks is a must, along with a basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, GoogleApps, WordPress, CRM (PlatteForum uses Little Green Light) and Adobe Suite.

Salary range:  $65,000 - $75,000 DOE


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Applications accepted through July 25, 2014

Marketing & Development Assistant (temporary, full-time, non-exempt)

This position is responsible for the day-to-day administrative duties for marketing and development at Art Students League of Denver.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Administration, Public Administration, Non-profit, Marketing or comparable experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience in marketing, copywriting and/or nonprofit work, arts, or related field
  • Knowledge of Denver’s arts community a plus


  • Update content and images on ASLD’s marketing web site
  • Update local event web sites with ASLD events
  • Create content and update images for ASLD’s social networking sites
  • Manage, create and distribute constituent communications through ASLD’s e-news tool, update subscriber lists as needed
  • Maintain organized image files of events, faculty artwork, updating as necessary
  • Track and report on ASLD’s reach through e-news, Google analytics, social networking sites and other communications tools and create report and recommendations regularly
  • Responsible for ASLD’s profile on multiple web sites, including ADSF, Colorado Gives, DPS, NEA, etc.
  • Write and/or proof copy as needed for web site, e-news, catalog, print collateral, social media, etc.
  • Create internally-used collateral such as class flyers, posters, faculty signs
  • Attend special events, as requested (Summer Art Market is mandatory)
  • Track attendance information for grant and sponsorship purposes, including: numbers served, dates of programs, county of residence, and other pertinent demographics
  • Manage the donor and sponsor acknowledgment process; including writing, mail merge, signatures, mailing and updating notes in the database
  • Manage, maintain and prepare all marketing, PR and development lists/reports in database
  • Manage donor/sponsor requested information such as DEZ, donation, grant reports and program information
  • Compile and provide necessary data and information to contractors (grant and major gift contractors)
  • Enter all donation payments in database and ensure donor information is accurate and coded correctly
  • Organize, file and update all grant, sponsorship and donor records (electronic and hard copy)
  • Manage all marketing and development accounts payable and accounts receivable, working with business manager, other appropriate staff members and donors/sponsors and business partners
  • Assist with event logistics, including guest list management, mailing invitations, catering orders, vendor follow up, liquor licenses, etc.
  • Manage schedules for all sponsorship, donation and partners meetings
  • Ensure partners have appropriate levels of printed literature and coordinate deliveries as necessary


  • Performs requested administrative duties for Marketing & Development staff as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong MS Office experience  Excellent writing and editing skills (must provide writing samples)
  • Strong experience with web site content management tools, email marketing tools and social media tools
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with Adobe products a plus (Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign)
  • Understanding of HTML coding a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Customer Service:

  • Responds promptly to customer/donor needs
  • Solicits customer/donor feedback to improve service

Team Work:

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views
  • Gives and welcomes feedback

Written & Oral Communication:

  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Edits work for spelling and grammar
  • Varies writing style to meet needs
  • Listens and gets clarification


  • Manages competing demands
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

To be considered for this temporary, full-time position, please email you resume and a list of professional references to Kim McCarty at with RESUME in the subject line of the email. No mail or phone calls, please. This posting closes on July 7 at 5:00pm.

Event Coordinator

Cherokee Ranch & Castle Foundation has an opening for an experienced Event Coordinator. Create contracts, bookings events/lineups, follow up, event coordination and oversight.  Creating and tracking schedules. Data entry. Calendar updating. Creating and updating budgets and inventory. External communication with vendors, suppliers, sponsors, presenters, and marketing/PR outlets. Attending and taking on responsibility for live events. Event preparation/coordination including errands, reservations, guest relations. Need strong communication and writing skills. Need to be creative, able to juggle multiple projects with efficiency and flexibility, good at problem solving, exceptionally organized, and energetic. Must be proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook. Need willingness to work hard, be professional and pleasant.

Salary range: $13.00 -- 15.00 DOE
30-35  hours/week Tuesdays – Saturdays or Wednesdays - Sundays

Send Cover Letter, Resume and References to

Event Manager

Cherokee Ranch & Castle Foundation has an opening for an experienced Event Manager. Find talent, create contracts, bookings events/lineups, follow up, event coordination and overseeing. Creating and tracking schedules. Creating and updating budgets and inventory. Supervisory experience a must.  External communication with vendors, suppliers, sponsors, presenters, and marketing/PR outlets. Attending and taking on responsibility for live events. Event preparation/coordination including errands, selling, guest relations. Event management experience required. Need strong communication and writing skills. Need to be creative, able to juggle multiple projects with efficiency and flexibility, good at problem solving, exceptionally organized, and energetic. Must be proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook. Need willingness to work hard, be professional and pleasant.

Salary Range: $20.00 -- 22.00 DOE
Weekends and evenings required. 40 hour/week.

Send Cover Letter, Resume and References to

AmeriCorps Vista, ArtCorps Education Coordinator

ArtCorps', at RedLine, primary purpose is to stimulate change in neighborhood public schools by establishing strong connections between art, education, and the community. The program increases students’ opportunities for creative engagement in schools, allowing for a more rigorous and wellrounded education. Through the work of VISTA members, RedLine will help bolster the educational and extracurricular arts programs beginning at Whittier ECE8, an underresourced school in RedLine’s community of Five Points.

The Art Education Coordinator is responsible for designing and implementing art programs for
students at Whittier School to increase student engagement, attendance and achievement in
core content areas.This position requires the coordinator to work with teachers and staff,
surveying and responding to the needs of the school.

The Art Education Coordinator will lead development of arts integration, after school
programming, and curriculum development. Alongside program development, the coordinator is
responsible for evaluating the impact of programs on students and staff. The position reports to
RedLine’s Education Director, Robin Gallite. RedLine provides opportunities for professional
development, helping VISTAs gain skills and experience in nonprofit
work and arts education.

Member Duties:

  • Communication - Act as a liaison between RedLine and Whittier. Work efficiently with ArtCorps partner to inform program needs and development. Brief stakeholders on outcomes, needs, and successes.
  • Community Organizing - Leverage sustainable partnerships, write grants and develop database of funding sources, write training manuals and trainthetrainer curriculum, recruit artists and volunteers to participate in arts programming
  • In School Arts Integration - Work with teachers to develop arts integrated curriculum for different grade levels.
  • Professional Development for Teachers - Host workshops for teachers to assist in continuing education; Serve as an advocate and resource for classroom needs.
  • Event Coordination and Marketing - Design and implement arts focused events, workshops, and performances. Create marketing tools for each event using eblasts, social media, and flyers.
  • Volunteer Recruitment- Recruit, organize, and train volunteers to assist and lead programs.
  • Program Evaluation - Create tracking systems for each program; Accumulate and present statistical evidence of program development, effectiveness and impact.
  • Monitoring and Presenting Successes- Streamline program data into a presentable and accessible format for stakeholders; Write summative program reports for stakeholders.

Work Schedule: Full Time
Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, choice of Education Award or End of
Service Stipend, health coverage, relocation allowance, living allowance, training.
Compensation: Living allowance of $900/month (paid biweekly).
Choice of end of Service
Award of $1,500 or Segal Education Award of $5,550
Skills: Youth Education, Fine Arts, Communications, Community Organizing, Fundraising
Education: Some college

Experience working in schools
Ability to work well with youth
Knowledge of best practices in art education
Ability to develop and implement art curricula
Knowledge and experience of programs such as AdobeSuite and online marketing tools
Ability to cultivate relationships with school staff

Instructions to apply through AmeriCorps VISTA:
*AmeriCorps account required to complete application
1. Go to
2. In the row labeled “Program Name” type in “ArtCorps”
3. Click on the listing
4. Click the “Apply Now” button
5. Complete and submit the Application for review!

Guest Services Director

WOW! Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing educational interactive exhibits, activities and programs for all children – bringing families together in a creative environment that sparks imagination, inspires learning through play, and supports school readiness. WOW! is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers all employees a fun and friendly working environment. We are seeking an upbeat, motivated and enthusiastic individual with experience managing teams and delivering outstanding customer service to lead its guest services team.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hinderliter at No phone calls, please.

Title: Guest Services Director
Employee Classification: Exempt, Full-time
Compensation: $29,000 plus benefits stipend
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, occasional weekends, as needed
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Purpose: The Guest Services Director oversees visitors’ entire entrance and admission experience into the Museum, including ticket sales, membership sales and customer assistance. The Director is responsible for customer service excellence, revenue accuracy, adequate staffing and appropriate staff training and maintaining a clean and safe environment. The Director provides strategic direction and oversight of the Museum’s admissions area to ensure that services are aligned with WOW!’s mission, vision and values and contribute to the Museum’s revenue goals. The Director will work collaboratively with other Museum departments to ensure positive and memorable experiences for all WOW! visitors.

Major Job Responsibilities:
1. Ensure outstanding customer service for Museum visitors by:

  • Creating a friendly, playful, welcoming atmosphere and training and empowering floor staff associates to solve guest concerns/complaints
  • Hiring, scheduling and supervising floor staff associates, providing them with excellent customer service training and support
  • Acting as a role model for the team
  • Continually seeking out best practices and new ideas to improve the service to Museum visitors
  • Working with other departments to ensure that the front desk has up-to-date information in regards to membership, marketing, events and education opportunities

2. Support admissions revenue growth by:

  • Training staff to sell memberships, parties, private events, etc.
  • Working with the Executive Director to develop new ways to improve revenue streams
  • Managing front desk deposits and financial reporting and addressing any discrepancies with employees

3. Ensure a clean, safe and attractive environment for Museum visitors and staff by:

  • Developing a system for cleaning and maintenance of facilities
  • Participating in the development of policies and procedures that affect the use of supplies and facilities
  • Developing and managing the budget for janitorial, office and party supplies
  • Monitoring and maintaining janitorial, office and party supplies

4. Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
Experience: 3 years of experience working in a customer service environment. Professional experience with a membership-based audience a plus.
Skills & Abilities: Proven team management and training experience within a customer service setting; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment; extraordinary problem solving abilities and ability to make swift, sound decisions while maintaining guest relationships; ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and energetic.

Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

The Denver Art Museum offers an outstanding opportunity to a dynamic, creative and entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about modern and contemporary art. The Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art will lead the museum’s distinguished department of Modern and Contemporary Art into a higher level of national and international prominence.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the Modern & Contemporary collections, including study, care, display, record-keeping, and publication of the collections
  • Build and refine the collections and collaborates with collectors, patrons, curatorial colleagues and cultural organizations to generate important exhibitions, publications and public programs
  • Actively cultivate funding for acquisitions, exhibitions, research grants, and fellowships through association with professional organizations, foundations and patrons on local, national and international levels
  • As an institutional member of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), and the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the DAM is committed to following the AAMD Report on the Acquisition of Archaeological Materials and Ancient Art and the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import , Export, and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. All curators are required to abide by the above guidelines and are expected to comply with and conduct appropriate provenance research on all objects in their collections.
  • Prepare and give lectures, tours and workshops to the public, professional colleagues and other groups
  • Maintain professional affiliations in scholarly organizations, professional societies and relevant committees 
  • Participate in institutional planning and budgeting process
  • Supervise curatorial assistants and other departmental staff, volunteers and contract workers as necessary
  • Work collaboratively with educators and designers in the development, creation, interpretation and installation of permanent galleries and special exhibitions organized or booked by the museum
  • Work actively with the department support group -- DAM Contemporaries

Job Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of 20th and 21st century art, with a focus on art since the 1980s
  • Passionate interest in emerging artists
  • Strong international network of professional colleagues, artists, collectors and dealers; must be willing to travel extensively
  • Substantial record of exhibitions and publications, and strong fundraising and public speaking abilities
  • Fluent in at least one language other than English (Spanish preferred)

Education or Formal Training

  • MA or MFA required, PhD preferred


  • Five or more years as a curator, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience and interest in Installation Art and time-based art preferred

Note: International Candidates will be considered.

This is a full-time position with benefits.   Posting closes on July 4, 2014.  If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to:  In the subject line of your email, please list your name first, followed by the position you are interested in obtaining.

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.

Guest Services Associate

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

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

Schedule: Variable schedule.  Must work weekends. Flexible to work other days as needed. First Tuesday of every month from 4pm-8:30pm. Must be flexible to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks. Must be available to work weekends, holidays and some evenings.                  

Salary: $9.00 Hour

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

Development Assistant

The Development Assistant is a member of the Development Department of Colorado Ballet and reports to the Development Director.  This position is full-time and benefited with an annual salary commensurate with experience.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manage donations processing including:
    • Entering donor/donation information into the development database
    • Creating and sending invoices as necessary
    • Contacting donors directly to resolve discrepancies
    • Creating and sending necessary acknowledgements and tax information, as appropriate
    • Generating lists of existing and prospective donors based on various criteria
    • Filing periodic reports with appropriate governmental agencies
  • Event planning and coordination including:
    • Creating and distributing invitations and processing responses including payment processing
    • Procuring venues and handling and food requirements (as needed)
    • Serving as the liaison and working closely with our auxiliary organization in organizing our annual fundraising evening as well as other events they sponsor throughout the year
    • Procuring items for silent auctions
    • Recording, tracking, and reporting all auction items
    • Entering all related information into the development database
    • Organizing volunteers to help with events, as necessary
  • Cultivation and stewardship of donors including:
    • Attending performances and special events
    • Conducting back stage tours at the performance venue
    • Organizing events for younger patrons geared towards generating long term interest and support of the ballet
  • Assisting the Development Director as requested 

Desired Skills 

  • Strong analytical and administrative skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Exemplary verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, frequently under time pressure
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality of sensitive materials
  • Experience with the following computer software: Tessitura (or similar donor database software, like Raiser’s Edge), MS Office products (especially mail merges)
  • 4-year college degree in related field
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Travel is not required. 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to  Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Operations & Rentals Manager

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Operations & Rentals Manager. The Operations & Rentals Manager is responsible for ensuring that the museum runs smoothly, effectively, and efficiently. The Operations & Rentals Manager also oversees all aspects of the museum’s expanding rental program. This position is comprised of responsibilities in the following areas: office and facilities management, administrative assistance for Executive Director, management of rentals program, accounting support, and event coordination.

The Operations & Rentals Manager reports directly to the Executive Director + Chief Curator. This is a management position, and the

Operations & Rentals Manager supervises the Visitor Experience Manager.
Facilities & Office Management
- Oversee maintenance of Historic Landmark Building
- Maintain relationships with City of Boulder Department of Facilities and Asset Management
- Serve as the first contact for all museum departments, including Curatorial, Development, Education, and Marketing, for any facilities or technical issues and troubleshoot the problems effectively and
- Hire contractors as needed, including getting necessary quotes and references
- Ensure that BMoCA’s facilities, including elevator, alarm system, fire exits, fire sprinklers, and wheelchair lift are in regulation and that the required annual inspections are completed
- Serve as the primary contact for the security company
- Oversee all technological equipment and IT systems, such as internet, server, projectors, computers, printers, and phones, among others
- Maintain and organize BMoCA’s current and archival operations and accounting files
- Work with Executive Director + Chief Curator, Associate Curator, and exhibiting artists on exhibition installation
- Communicate with Facilities Committee about meetings
- Oversee management of BMoCA’s fundraising and CRM database in consultation with the Development Department. This includes entering contacts and other data, pulling reports, creating mailing lists, and assisting staff with use of database.
-Supervise the Visitor Experience Manager and oversee his or her management of the part-time Visitor Services staff
-Order and maintain office and cleaning supplies
-Maintain office cleanliness
-Work closely with staff from all departments on coordination of events and programs. This includes ordering special equipment and event equipment, working with outside vendors, coordinating set-up, and managing IT equipment, among other duties.

Rental Program Manager
- Manage the museum’s expanding rental program
- Manage the budget and revenue goals for rentals in consultation with the Executive Director
- Promote and sell rentals of BMoCA’s space for private events by working with the Marketing Department to develop promotional strategies
- Meet and maintain communication with prospective clients
- Oversee rentals once they are booked and provide excellent customer service experiences for all clients
- Manage BMoCA’s liquor license, alcohol purchases, and inventory
- Communicate with staff about rentals
- Work with local caterers, event planners, and other vendors Assisting the Executive Director
- Prepare and handle confidential documents for Executive Director and

Board of Directors
- Assist with annual insurance audits and renewals
- Assist bookkeeper with accounts payable
- Serve as primary contact for bookkeeper
- Process all incoming checks
- Submit payroll to bookkeeper
- Assist with annual internal audit and tax return preparation
- Maintain accounting files


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
  • 2 years experience in office management or operations required
  • Experience with QuickBooks required
  • Experience in budgeting and finance required
  • Experience with fundraising and CRM databases preferred
  • Art museum or nonprofit experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Apple, and PC computers required
  • Strong IT skills and experience in troubleshooting required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

The Operations & Events Manager will work full time, 40 hours per week.
The salary range is based on experience. This position includes health
benefits and an Eco Pass for public transit. Parking is not guaranteed.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and
experience, a resume, and two references to or mail to
Jordan Robbins, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street,
Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.
Application Deadline: July 3, 2014
Start Date: August 4, 2014 or earlier

Part-time Dance Teacher

Colorado Ballet is currently seeking Creative Dance and Pre-Ballet teachers with prior experience teaching students ages 3-6 to teach in the Colorado Ballet Academy.  Applicants must be available at least 3 days a week after 4 p.m. and some mornings.

To apply, please contact Valerie Madonia, Academy Director at

Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.