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Museum Educator/Performers

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for Museum Educator/Performers. This part-time position works to provide exceptional informal education using visitor focused discovery learning and performance techniques and Museum collections and resources.  Educators/Performers deliver Early Childhood Education(ECE), community, family, children’s, teen and adult programs on a variety of scientific and cultural topics and through a range of formats which may include; demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction, theatrical performance and character enactment.

Successful candidates must have at minimum a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, and at minimum 1 year of teaching/education experience or at least 1 year performance experience. Candidates must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Colorado driver’s license and automobile insurance or the ability to obtain. This is a part-time position, candidates will work between 20-26 hours a week. Candidates must be able to work weekend hours.

Candidates should also have advanced and dynamic presentation, facilitation and communication skills and the ability to be engaging and responsive to the needs of diverse learners and audiences.  Candidates should be able to learn content quickly and be reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible.

Candidates should also be able to complete, with or without reasonable accommodation, lifting and maneuvering of materials, tubs, props and costumes; 10-50 lbs., operating and loading/unloading Museum vehicles as well as kneeling, climbing and walking and the ability to stand for prolonged periods.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 20, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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.

Banquet Server

The Banquet Server will help to set and tear down catered functions at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science as well as serving food, bussing tables, carrying trays and greeting guests.

Applicants must be able to carry trays weighing up to 50 lbs and have at least 6 months previous catering experience. Applicants must also be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.  This is a Part-time, On-call position.

Application Instructions

Please submit application via www.dmns.org to be considered.

No phone calls please.

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.

Steward

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Steward.    

The Banquet Steward will help to set up and tear down catered events at the Museum.  The Banquet Steward is also responsible for proper cleaning and maintenance of all service ware and catering equipment.

Applicants must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.  This is a Part Time, On Call position.  Successful candidates must also be able to pass background and drug screens.

If interested please submit application via www.dmns.org. No phone calls please.

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.

Full Time Cook

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a full time Cook. The  Cook is responsible for preparing quality foods for guests while providing the highest customer service. The Cook may perform duties including but not limited to those of pantry prep, sous chef, exhibition work and Event Execution.

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Experience as Line Cook or in Banquet Production in a high volume facility with current Serve Safe Certification preferred.

Must be able to work evenings and weekends and be able to pass drug screen and background check. This position is full time and as such is eligible for full benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision and a 403(b) Annuity Retirement plan.

If interested, please submit application via www.dmns.org no later than October 20, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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.

Part Time Cook

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Banquet Cook. The Banquet Cook is responsible for preparing quality foods for guests while providing the highest customer service. Banquet cooks may perform duties including but not limited to those of pantry prep, sous chef, exhibition work and Event Execution. This position is part time.

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Experience as Line Cook or in Banquet Production in a high volume facility with current Serve Safe Certification preferred.

Must be able to work evenings and weekends and be able to pass drug screen and background check.

If interested, please submit application via www.dmns.org by October 20, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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.

Help Desk Supervisor

The Help Desk Supervisor will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Denver Art Museum’s help desk ensuring timely delivery of quality technical support.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with and manage the organization’s help desk ticketing system (ZenDesk) and staff to ensure timely delivery of quality technical support.
  • Oversee and assist with the creation and maintenance of support and installation documentation.
  • Identify and conduct end user technology training.
  • Assist with museum gallery technology installation and support.
  • Assist the Manager of Technical Support with server administration responsibilities.
  • Assist with Technology Department projects.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist Technology Department management with professional development of help desk personnel.
  • After hours and weekend work as required.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • 3-5 years of previous help desk experience in a Windows and Mac environment including operating system and business applications (i.e. Adobe, Microsoft Office, web conferencing, etc.) support.
  • 2-4 years of Microsoft server administration experience including Exchange, ActiveDirectory, Server OS and SharePoint.
  • General understanding of email, wireless and networking (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP) principles
  • Experience supporting mobile devices in a business environment (iOS, Android, etc.)
  • Experience with the use of hand tools, woodshop equipment and running cable a plus.
  • Experience working with help desk ticketing systems.
  • Museum gallery technology installation and support experience a plus.
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Linux administration experience a plus.

Education or Formal Training/Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer-related field such as Computer Science or Information Systems, or a strong combination of education and relevant work experience

Working Environment/Physical Activities

Requires routine and regular walking between a three building museum campus, lifting and maneuvering equipment up to 50 lbs. and the use of ladders and lifts.

This is a full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application in October 22, 2014.

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 Store Sales Associate-Fulltime

Promotes and represents the Denver Art Museum and the Shop providing Superior Customer Service to all visitors, assisting in the product selection and completing the transaction in a professional, friendly manner.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (items which constitute approximately 80% of responsibilities)

  • Provide Superior Customer Service
  • Complete all POS transactions in a professional, friendly manner
  • Maintains all Shop surfaces in a clean neat state
  • Re-stock products as needed and communicate product needs to Lead Cashier or a manager
  • Price and stock newly arrived merchandise
  • Reconciles register at end of shift
  • Acts as a resource for questions relating to the general museum, complex and surrounding area and attractions
  • Attend museum staff meetings (Huddle, Allstaff) as scheduled
  • Attend on-going employee enrichment/training programs and customer service training  

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Basic knowledge of retail operations
  • Basic knowledge of art history preferred
  • Detail oriented with organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Outstanding Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Team oriented

Education or Formal Training

High School diploma or equivalency required. Some college a plus

Experience

2-3 years specialty retail experience preferred

Material and Equipment Directly Used (office equipment, tools, lifts, vehicles, etc.)

  • Personal computers – word processing, spreadsheet, database, HTML, web browser e-mail software
  • Telephone system fax machine
  • POS register, receipt printer, cash drawer, adding machine
  • Money – cash, checks, credit cards, gift cards, travelers checks
  • Receipts, deposit slips

Working Environment/Physical Activities (lifting, coordination, temperature, hazards, interruptions, etc.)

  • Environment: temperature controlled
  • Lifting of 40lbs
  • Activities: Standing, lifting, communicating
  • Reaching, bending, stooping

This is a full-time position with benefits. The posting closes on October 15, 2014. If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org  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.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Early Childhood Instructor

Swallow Hill Music is hiring an instructor to teach in Early Childhood classes in Spanish. Instructor will be teaching group classes and/or private lesson settings to mostly kids though may include teens and adults. Instructor will also have the opportunity to teach specialized classes/ workshops in a bilingual setting or simply in Spanish. There are additional opportunities to teach workshops and participate in Swallow Hill Music’s education outreach program. Swallow Hill Music is seeking a teacher who can keep a consistent year round schedule. Swallow Hill Music offers six, 8-week sessions a year of group classes and private lessons with scheduled time off at holidays and 3 multiple week breaks through-out the year. Guitar players preferred.

Responsibilities:

General Expectations

  • Provide well-rounded quality musical instruction to students by:
    • Encouraging creativity, consistency in attendance, practice, progress and performance.
    • Tailoring your teaching to the individual needs, abilities and goals of each student while teaching fundamental musical skills as outlined in the Swallow Hill Music Levels.
    • Inspiring your students through your passion, talents and love for teaching, which in turn will foster their musical and personal growth.
  •  Engage yourself and your students with the Swallow Hill Music community and actively support its mission.
  • Maintain open and frequent communication with parents and students in order to support their educational progress, maintain enrollment and ensure each student has an exceptional experience at Swallow Hill Music. 
  • Have knowledge Swallow Hill Music’s educational path and recommend programs that will stimulate and expand your student’s artistic education.

Responsibilities Regarding Administration, Registration, and Retention

  • Maintain a consistent schedule and commit to your group class and private lesson engagements.
  • Effectively manage your studio and schedule working closely with the registration staff and with adherence to Swallow Hill Music’s written policies.
  • Be actively involved in assisting the admissions and registration team in the retention and maintenance of your studio.
  • Accurately maintain student attendance records.
  • Respond to requests from the Department Chair or School administration in a timely manner.
  • Attend all paid school and department meetings as scheduled.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Music Performance, Music Education, Pedagogy, and/or related discipline. 
  • 1+ years experience teaching music in a classroom setting.
  • Experience designing course curriculum and private lesson curriculum
  • Ability to transcribe music by ear.
  • Knowledge and use tablature and sheet music programs to provide materials for students.
  • Can teach by ear, using tablature and sheet music.
  • Excellent and consistent charting abilities.
  • Excellent Organizational skills
  • Professional and engaging interpersonal skills. Able to communicate and work well with many constituents: Parents, teachers, front office, and school admin staff.

Knowledge of how to play, teach, and write curriculum for violin and fiddle. Knowledge of additional instruments is a plus.

Term: Part-time, 3-15 hours a week. Kids specific but also adults: Morning class availability as well as weekends.

Post Date: October 7th, 2014 Deadline: October 15th, 2014

Start Date: January 2015  

Schedule: Schedule will be set upon hiring based on demand. Classes, private lessons, and workshops are offered at Swallow Hill Music 7-days a week.

How to Apply

Send teaching-resume, 3 references with phone numbers, and a cover letter providing more in-depth information on your professional teach experience, ages you teach, musical styles, and at what level of proficiency by e-mail only to:

Andres Cladera: Director of Music School

Subject: Bilingual Instructor

E-mail: andres@swallowhillmusic.org

Controller

The Controller at Swallow Hill Music will be a strategic thought-partner and will report to the CEO. The candidate will be a hands-on, participative manager, and will be integral to the following activities: finance and reporting, business planning, budgeting, human resources, and administration.  This role plays a critical role in partnering with the leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Swallow Hill Music continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.  This is a full-time, salaried position.

Responsibilities

Finance, Planning, Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Lead all finance activities of the organization to ensure financial accuracy and timely, high quality reporting.  Duties include:
    • Preparing monthly financial statements according to GAAP.
    • Managing accounting staff to ensure the proper recording of day-to-day financial activity, including all AP and AR functions.
    • Managing and optimizing cash flow
    • Managing payroll and payroll processes
    • Managing sales tax for the city of Denver
    • Ensure timely reporting and compliance with Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) requirements and accounting procedures with an eye for the changing environment
    • Presenting necessary information to the Board Finance Committee in a timely and accurate manner
    • Coordinating with management and staff to provide current financial information necessary for decision making
    • Leading internal team for annual audit process including acting as liaison between auditors and Board Finance Committee
  • Lead the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the CEO and leaders of Concert, Development, Marketing, and School departments.  Duties include:
    • Building a budget that accurately reflects the plans of the organization for the year. 
      • This includes building programming budgets from the “ground up” by developing models and tools for the organization to use in accurately planning annual revenues and expenses
    • Acting as the voice for balancing financial risk

Human Resources and Administration

  • Assist in keeping employee manual current and useful
  • Assist in maintaining and monitoring employee benefits such as health insurance, vacation, sick time
  • Maintain individual employee files that include performance evaluations, benefits and terminations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of a B.A., ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree
  • At least 7-10 years of overall professional experience, preferably with broad financial and operations management experience
  • Understand GAAP and have cost-based accounting knowledge
  • Experience with quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for a $3 Million+ organization
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to – and effectively collaborate with – programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
  • Understanding of grants management
  • Technology savvy including knowledge and experience with Quickbooks
  • Ability to select and oversee other appropriate software installations and management
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience managing accounting staff a plus
  • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to attend a few key special events in accounting/event capacity

Desired personal attributes

  • Have a passion for music performance and education
  • Have the highest degree of integrity and credibility
  • Be a good communicator, both in writing and speaking
  • Have good interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor
  • Have an understanding of non-profit management
  • Value diversity of thought, backgrounds and perspectives
  • Resourcefulness and good judgment

Salary

  • Minimum of $50K depending on experience, in addition to full health insurance and bonus opportunities.

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobs@swallowhillmusic.org with the subject line “Controller”. No calls please. Deadline Wednesday, October 15th.

Bookkeeper

Augustana Arts is currently accepting letters of interest and résumés to engage a contract Bookkeeper exceptionally well versed in Non-Profit Accounting to begin immediately. An understanding of the performing arts is preferred. Letters of interest are being accepted now. This non-benefited position may require 28 hours/month. 

The Bookkeeper is responsible for accrual method, non-profit accounting using QuickBooks On-line to support the ED and the organization which serves the community through affordable, highest quality concerts and programs. This position provides off-site employment, flexible hours, complimentary tickets to many of the organization's concerts and rewarding involvement in the arts.

Qualified candidates will exhibit 

  • At least three years of professional work experience 
  • A college degree (preferably in Accounting)
  • Display accomplished skills including:
    • Extensive competence in Quickbooks or other accounting software and in developing Excel spreadsheets
    • Ability to maintain accuracy with speed and high level of organization
    • Ability to prepare reports according to format preferred by the organization
    • Ability to communicate professionally to external partners representing the organization by calls to other contractors, donors and customers
    • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality
    • Support certain on-site events and concerts when necessary

For a detailed Job Description, Timeline and more information, please visit www.augustanaarts.org

Visitor Services Associate

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Visitor Services Associate. 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.

The Visitor Services Associate is the first point-of-contact for visitors upon entering Butterfly Pavilion  processing admissions, providing orientation to the exhibits and notifying visitors of programs offered for the day. He/she work as part of the Visitor Services team, and report directly to the Visitor Services  Membership Manager. He/she uses computers daily, utilizing the Windows Operating system, Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook), as well as a Point-of-Sale system. He/she processes transactions in an accurate and efficient manner, ensuring accurate cash handling. In addition, the VS Associate also coordinates reservations and processes admissions for groups, providing initial welcome and orientation, as well as processing their admission.

The Visitor Services Associate is also responsible for promoting and selling memberships. They must possess strong interpersonal skills with a willingness to engage visitors about membership options. They respond to phone and e-mail inquiries about member issues, working to resolve those issues as quickly as possible. They work to stay current on member events, news, and promotions, and are expected to meet team share goals for membership sales.

The successful candidate will work with all employees of Butterfly Pavilion and their department to ensure excellent customer service cultivates a sense of pride and teamwork, and work to resolve customer service issues in an efficient and friendly manner.

We currently have two part-time positions available, a Wednesday  Friday, 9 a.m.  2 p.m. position and a Saturday  Monday, 8:30 a.m.  4:30 p.m. Typical hours can range from 12  28 hours based on operations and business needs.

FLSA:  Part-Time, Non-exempt position

Application Deadline:  Tuesday, October 14 at 5:00pm

Anticipated Start Date:  Monday, Octrober 20, 2013

 

Education  Qualifications

A successful candidate will possess the following:

High School Diploma required, Associate's Degree preferred Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and in writing.

Windows and Microsoft Office familiarity Cash handling and POS experience

Expected hourly wage is $9.00 per hour. If you are interested in this position, please continue to the Butterfly Pavilion website, www.butterflies.org, for a full detailed job description of this position.

Butterfly Pavilion is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence in all areas.

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Exhibition Assistant Lead

Temporary lead staff needed to ensure the efficient operation of the Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, November, 2014 through March 15, 2015.  Assist with the distribution and collection of audio tour devices and troubleshoot ticket scanning issues.  Spanish language skills are a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees all aspects of audio tour and special exhibition operations including exhibition staff
  • Handle all customer service issues in a professional and polite manner
  • Sell, distribute and collect audio tours
  • Scan exhibition tickets and trouble-shoot ticketing issues when needed
  • Manage the exhibition line and traffic flow of visitors
  • Daily reporting of audio tour equipment inventory
  • Maintain exhibition staff schedule to suit business needs including after hour events
  • Assist and instruct visitors with audio tour equipment
  • Daily setup and breakdown of audio tour equipment
  • Packing and shipping of equipment at the end of the exhibition
  • Provide information regarding special exhibition and general museum policies

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

                KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:          

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking fast-paced environment
  • Cash handling and register closing experience
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills (bilingual Spanish speakers encouraged)
  • 30 hours per week – please be ready to provide your availability
  • Weekend and evening hours required especially during the holiday season
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time

                EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

                High school diploma

                EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous museum or cultural sales and/or marketing experience preferred
    • Previous customer service experience required
    • Previous supervisor experience required

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

Audio tour devices

**Schedule may include work on the following days:
Day before and after Thanksgiving (November 26 and 28)
Christmas Eve (December 24th)
New Year’s Day (January 1st)

Full availability of scheduled hours required during the last two weeks of the exhibition. Extended hours at the end of the exhibition will be added to regular schedule.

Background check will be conducted for all temporary employees.

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application in October 15, 2014.

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.

Associate Membership & Guest Services Department

Temporary staff needed for Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, beginning in November, 2014 through March 15, 2015.  Primary purpose is on-site customer service representative responsible for membership sales, museum admission ticket sales and telephone sales and support.  10-30 Hours per week, hours are not guaranteed and subject to changeWeekend and evening hours are required.  Spanish language skills are a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer Service

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills in a professional manner at all times.
  • Promptly greet visitors by phone or walk-in in a professional and courteous manner.
  • General ticketing support and ability to assist members and customers with on-line reservations.

Cashier Duties

  • Promote and sell memberships to all museum visitors.
  • Sell general admission and special exhibition tickets.
  • Provide accurate visitor information related to permanent collection and ticketed exhibitions.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned that may be performed during cashier down-time.
  • Assist visitors and members with reasonable special requests such as: calling for taxis, making reservations for Palettes Restaurant, providing directions and information, and providing wheelchairs and strollers.
  • Acts as a resource for questions relating to ticketing, membership and general Museum policies.
  • Performs museum phone operator function along with ensuring membership hotline calls are answered during museum open hours.
  • General office support and tasks as required including word processing.
  • May be required to print computerized invoices, receipts and reports
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Complete address changes and other basic membership processing.
  • Centralized Reservations; booking adult and school tours, lectures & classes.

General Administrative

Data Processing

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

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

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING: High School Diploma or equivalent

 EXPERIENCE:

  • Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • Ticketing experience preferred.
  • Customer service/guest service experience (phone or face-to-face).
  • Previous museum or cultural experience preferred.
  • Previous work experience in membership, development or marketing preferred.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

Computer, printer, calculator, postage machines, cash registers, credit card machines, other typical office equipment

Other Information

Schedule may include work on the following days:
Day before and after Thanksgiving (November 26 and 28)
Christmas Eve (December 24th)
New Year’s Day (January 1st)

Full availability of scheduled hours required during the last two weeks of the exhibition. Extended hours at the end of the exhibition will be added to regular schedule.

Background check will be conducted for all temporary employees.

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application in October 15, 2014.

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.

Assistant Membership & Guest Services

The Denver Art Museum seeks an assistant membership and guest services. Temporary staff needed to distribute and collect audio tour devices, and scan tickets while assisting visitors for the Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition, November, 2014 through March 15, 2015. 10-30 Hours per week, hours are not guaranteed and subject to changeWeekend and evening hours are required.  Spanish language skills are a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Customer service skills are key
  • Distribute and collect audio tours
  • Promote and monitor audio tour usage
  • Assist and instruct visitors with audio tour equipment
  • Daily setup and breakdown of audio tour equipment
  • Scan exhibition tickets and check for correct date and time
  • Manage the line for the next admission time
  • Show visitors where to pick up audio tours
  • Packing and shipping of equipment at the end of the exhibition
  • Provide information regarding special exhibition and general museum policies

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking fast-paced environment
  • Cash handling experience
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills  (bilingual Spanish speakers encouraged)
  • 10 to 30 hours per week – please be ready to provide your availability
  • Weekend and evening hours required especially during the holiday season
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time

 EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING: High School Diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous museum or cultural sales and/or marketing experience preferred
  • Previous customer service experience required

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY: Audio tour devices

Other Information

Schedule may include work on the following days:
Day before and after Thanksgiving (November 26 and 28)
Christmas Eve (December 24)
New Year’s Day (January 1)

Full availability of scheduled hours required during the last four weeks of the exhibition. Extended hours at the end of the exhibition and during the holidays will be added to regular schedule.

Background check will be conducted for all temporary employees.

Floor Staff Associate

WOW Museum seeks a Floor Staff Associate. Ensure that all children and families visiting the Museum have a great experience by providing excellent customer service and maintaining a clean and safe environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. 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

2. 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.

3. 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

4. 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.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
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.

Work Schedule: 8.5 hours per week – Tuesday afternoons and Saturday mornings
Rate: $10/hour

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to anna@wowchildrensmuseum.org.

Hosts

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for Hosts. This position is responsible for providing outstanding guest service by accurately monitoring Museum access, ushering in the IMAX and Gates Planetarium theaters and entering data for memberships. The position will also provide guests with up-to-date information about the Museum, IMAX Theater and Gates Planetarium in a friendly and professional manner.Successful candidates will be Welcoming, Available, Helpful, Knowledgeable and Efficient.

Applicants must also be able to sit at work stations and use a keyboard for long periods of time, go up and down stairs in the IMAX and Planetarium theaters, and move quickly entering and exiting theaters multiply times per day. Candidates must have at least 6 months of experience working with customers face to face and at least 6 months working in a fast paced environment. Candidates must also be able to work weekends, holidays and evenings.

Application Instructions

Please complete application via www.dmns.org no later than October 10, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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.

Concierge

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Concierge. The Concierge is responsible for setting the stage for outstanding guest experiences through ticket sales, reservations and service, both in-person and on the phone. The Concierge is proficient in Galaxy (ticketing system) and Raiser’s Edge (database system), detail-oriented, able to learn new systems and processes quickly and is never shy about sharing the benefits of becoming a DMNS member. Concierges may be assigned to either a frontline or back-of-house role depending on the daily/weekly schedule and the need for best serving our guests. Concierges exemplify our five standards for service in all of guest interactions (Welcoming, Available, Efficient, Knowledgeable, and Helpful).

Successful candidates must be able to work weekends, holidays and evenings.

Candidates must have at minimum 6 months experience working in a fast paced environment and a minimum of 6 months experience working with customers on a face to face basis.

Preferred candidates will also have strong computer skills. Spanish bi-lingual is a plus.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 10, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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

Director of Marketing

The Mizel Museum, Denver’ Jewish art and culture museum, is seeking a Director of Marketing to oversee promotion of the institution, its programs, events and exhibits.

Responsibilities

  • Work with program and exhibit staff to develop and implement promotional plans for exhibits, programs and special events
  • Plan, develop and implement all advertising, including print advertisements, event flyers and posters, education brochures, print newsletters and signage
  • Manage media and public relations, including press release writing, distribution and follow-up; blogging and social media outreach
  • Collaborate with internal departments and provide input on marketing best practices
  • Develop and distribute email communications, including monthly e-newsletter
  • Collect, monitor and review important analytics to support marketing decisions
  • Maintain Museum website and events calendar
  • Consistently identify opportunities to raise awareness about museum’s mission, exhibits, programs, and events
  • Staff programs and events as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or similar field
  • Three to five years in marketing role preferred
  • Solid understanding and comfort using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat)
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of and interest in designing for print
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS, as well as web and email platforms such as Wordpress and iContact
  • Familiarity with CRM databases, preferably Salesforce
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of non-profit environment helpful
  • Familiarity/interest with Jewish culture helpful but not necessary
  • Strategic thinking with ability to problem solve and adapt to changing priorities
  • Team oriented work style

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Ellen Premack, Executive Director, at epremack@mizelmuseum.org. No phone calls please.

Special Projects Assistant

The Denver Art Museum seeks a Special Projects Assistant to assist in the implementation of on-going Adult & College programs as well as the development and implementation of in gallery and live co-created programs and projects.  This is a 2 year IMLS funded position.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist Adult and College programs staff with conceptualization, design, implementation and evaluation of new in-gallery, on-line, and live program components; coordinate contracts, timelines and fabrication of above, including working with outside vendors and other departments within the museum.
  • Assist Adult and College Programs staff with the implementation of on-going live programming, including, but not limited to Untitled, Adult courses and classes, and other Adult offerings.
  • Assist with Adult & College online programs, including generating new content for Tumblr site and blogs and maintaining department’s other social media platforms.
  • Interface with and engage program partners in Denver’s creative community.
  • Assist with the training of program facilitators.
  • Assist evaluation team in all aspects of evaluation including coordinating travel arrangements and logistics for evaluation meetings; recruiting focus group participants, and coordinating/conducting on site surveys.
  • Maintain consistent and accurate records for project including meeting notes, drafts, statistics, photos, invoices, and other materials as required.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill And Ability

  • Highly organized, independent, and a self-starter.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill with social media platforms including: Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and blogs (please include relevant links in resume).
  • Experience with Denver’s local creative community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Experience with visitor evaluation preferred.
  • Computer literate (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and social media platforms listed above)
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish preferred.

Education or Formal Training

  • BA Degree  in Education, Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Anthropology or a related field.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • Telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, digital recorders, transcribing equipment, art supplies

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Variable work schedule (weekend & evening work)
  • Sitting, working with hands, working with fingers, talking, hearing, vision
  • Subject to interruptions
  • May require some light lifting occasionally
  • Mental demands: written and oral comprehension, spatial orientation, memorization, mathematical reasoning

This is a part-time position with no benefits. This position is funded for two years.  If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. Please include in the subject line your name and the position for which you are applying. Application deadline: October 10, 2014.

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.

Educator/Coordinator for Museum Programs

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Educator/Coordinator for Museum Programs.

The Educator/Coordinator will coordinate DMNS Programs by developing, delivering, and promoting high quality, engaging and educational programs.  This position is also responsible for the support of Museum Educators/Performers by providing professional development opportunities and increasing teaching and engagement strategies for the most effective delivery of Museum Programs including the support of existing and building new Museum Partnerships.

This position will also coordinate logistical operations of the DMNS Museum Programs including the oversight of onsite school programs, studios and technology, program evaluation and reservations/scheduling and coordinate logistical operations of onsite community programs, camp-ins or summer camps as appropriate.

Educator/Coordinators also have significant supervisory responsibility and will work with the Museum Programs Manager and other Coordinator teams to develop, implement and upkeep training, and evaluating tools to insure quality training, effective delivery of training, and retention of Museum Educator/Performer staff.

Successful candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor degree; preferably in science or education field.  Candidates must also have at least 2 years of experience in informal education. Spanish language proficiency is strongly desired. Preferred candidates will also have experience with budgeting, curriculum development, project management, supervisory skills, professional development, and grant writing and reporting.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 8, 2014.
No phone calls please.

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

Assistant Coordinator of Museum Programs

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Assistant Coordinators of Museum Programs.

The Assistant Coordinator puts the guests’ needs first while taking a lead role in the operations of assigned exhibit, supporting the Educator/Coordinator.  The Assistant Coordinator will help to ensure a dynamic, creative, and educationally effective program suite to enhance the guest experience for target audiences, and support the goals and mission of the Museum by supporting the operations and delivery of engaging on-the-floor programming (shows, activities, demonstrations, volunteer facilitators, special event days, etc.) with a focus on providing an excellent experience for the assigned exhibit’s target audience.

This position will also deliver dynamic, age appropriate science programming including: theatrical interactive performances, facilitated science activities, story time, exploration stations, and other museum programs as assigned. 

Successful candidates must have a High school diploma or GED at minimum and at least 1 year of experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in coordination. Preferred candidates will also have an interest in science, history, education or related field, a Bachelor’s Degree in science, education, theater, or related field. Preferred candidates will also be bilingual Spanish/English.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 8, 2014.
No phone calls please.

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

Program and Community Outreach Assistant

The DOI/VISTA will develop opportunities for underserved populations, particularly at-risk youth, to engage in experiential outdoor learning through ELK programming on public lands. These educational opportunities will raise awareness of the economic opportunity presented by continued study, employment, and careers in science, natural resource, and conservation related fields.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Enhance ELK’s existing outdoor educational programming’s capacity to impact underserved populations, particularly at-risk youth and their families   
  1. Develop and deliver new school-based (K-8) programming that creates opportunities for underserved populations to learn about and pursue economic opportunities presented by public lands, science education, and resource management fields
  1. Work with RMANWR partners to enhance opportunities for community engagement with natural resources and awareness of public lands through environmental stewardship projects on the refuge
  1. The DOI/VISTA will identify opportunities for job shadowing, internships, and employment at the RMANWR
  1. The DOI/VISTA will develop strategies to raise awareness in the community about economic opportunities related to science and natural resource careers
  1. The DOI/VISTA will identify employment related opportunities associated with the short grass prairie restoration and future trail building projects on the recently purchase ELK land located one mile south of the Refuge
  1. The DOI/VISTA will develop a comprehensive partnership outreach plan that will reflect the needs of both ELK and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.  Identify outreach events in the community to participate in.
  1. Through outreach and engagement, the DOI/VISTA will develop strategies to engage targeted communities in the programming offered by ELK and the RMANWR
  1. The DOI/VISTA will build relevant and active community partnerships that increase the ELK and RMANWR’s capacity to better represent and reach underserved populations through programming

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education:  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  1. 1.      Dedication to youth success and community building
  • Experience delivering informal education programs through in-school, after-school, environmental education, or summer camp programs
  • Experience instructing outdoor recreation in urban and/or wilderness settings
  • Ability to build relationships and work with stakeholders, volunteers, and community

members

  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Desire to learn and implement ELK’s and RMANWR mission.
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds

2.  Communication

  • Strong language and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to give presentations to large groups
  • Desire to share the ELK’s and RMANWR mission with the community

3.  Commitment to service

  • Community service experience
  • Ability to fulfill a strong community service commitment
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others

4.  Professionalism

  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Maturity and good judgment in relating to ELK peers, partners, and families
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Availability, dependability, and willingness to be flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think strategically
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications: Spanish speaking ability; Experience working with diverse,  urban youth preferably in the Denver Metro Area; Familiarity with and/or experience living/working in far Northeast Denver; Lives in or willingness to relocate to Metro Denver area, primarily work areas far Northeast Denver.

Apply online at http://www.americorps.gov and/or

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, two professional references, and a writing sample addressing the following two items:

1) Your interest in working for ELK and your personal commitment to ELK’s and RMANWR articulated values and mission, including our commitment to inclusiveness and promoting educational rights through our work.

2) How your specific skills and experience would enable you to be successful in advancing ELK’s and RMANWR education programs.

Questions?

Please call 303-291-7554

Environmental Learning for Kids is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization that includes staff, volunteers, board and persons who receive services and will not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, gender variance, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political service or affiliation.

Boulder Chamber Orchestra Seeks Managing Director

Boulder Chamber Orchestra is looking to fill a Managing Director position. BCO is one of Boulder's premier classical music organizations with concerts throughout the Denver metro area. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced person to help grow the organization.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

Concert Management
- Manage Box Office Sales prior to and on night of concerts
- Recruit and manage all volunteers
- Patron engagement at events
- Manage all Season Pass Sales
Event Planning
- We have 1 major fundraiser every year with a goal of raising about $30k. We need someone who can hit the ground running with auction item procurement, catering, venue, beverages, guest list, etc. This includes working with the board of directors and looking for corporate sponsors.
- We also host 1-2 smaller fundraisers that require planning and execution

Marketing/PR

- Work with graphic designer on annual program booklet including booklet design and content
- Make press releases prior to every concert and post concert information to various online calendars
- Promote concerts by putting posters around town at coffee shops/ on campus/ hotels, etc.
- Responsible for all print advertising deadlines and researching new outlets. Work with graphic designer on final print ads and submissions
- Manage social media outlets

Grant Writing/Research

- Research new grant opportunities and maintain calendar of grant due dates
- Write grants as needed in partnership with Music Director
Donor Management/Development
- Update eTapestry software weekly with information on new/existing donors or patrons.
- Sell advertising space for annual program booklet. This includes cold calling and renewing existing partnerships.
- Board of Directors engagement which includes attending and facilitating all board meetings, annual board retreat, and following up to collect donation commitments.

Office Management Duties

- Assist Music Director in maintaining schedule (google calendar)
- Assist Bookkeeper with monthly reconciliations
- This position is the main contact for the organization. There is a large element of customer service.

Experience/Skills required:
- Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience required
- Previous experience using eTapestry or other blackbaud donor management software a plus
- Grant Writing
- Event Planning
- Classical Music knowledge a plus
- Previous Non-Profit work a plus
- Office Management/Administration
Other
- Must be very organized and willing to work within very tight budget restrictions
- Night and Weekend work required for concerts or other events.
- Full or part time based on experience and interests
- Must be energetic, personable, have a sense of humor, positive attitude, passionate, and able to wear many hats at once
- Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills

Please email cover letter and resume to Liz@boulderchamberorchestra.org

Marketing Assistant

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for a part-time, year-round Marketing Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting with the marketing and related needs surrounding CCA's brand strategies and events, with significant focus on Chautauqua event support, social media, photo libraries and preparing marketing materials for disemination to various channels, vendors and media.Full Description here (PDF)

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

Director of Membership and Development

This is a dynamic position at the Clyfford Still Museum with responsibility for the Museum’s membership program as well as database management and some grant writing and management.

Principal Responsibilities

Membership (60% of time):  Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the museum’s membership program including: coordinating strategic planning and implementation of membership renewal and acquisition; fulfilling member benefits; planning and executing member events to foster engagement with the Museum; liaise with the Museum’s special support groups.

Data management and analysis (15% of time):  Oversee constituent database managing membership data, gift processing and acknowledgement records. Monitor, and periodically analyze and report on membership, attendance and other results. Serve as database expert, and pursue process improvement initiatives when necessary.

Grant writing and grant management (15% of time):  Manage grant process, including researching and submitting grant proposals including annual SCFD application (Tier II), grant fulfillment and reporting.

Communications (10% of time):  Work with marketing, public relations and other colleagues to develop content for membership collateral, e-communications, newsletters and other communications.

Other:  Perform other administrative and development-related duties as needed.

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three to five years experience in the membership and/or development office of a member or subscription-based organization; experience with membership renewal, acquisition and fulfillment of benefits
  • Experience with Blackbaud’s Altru or Raisers Edge or comparable constituent management system
  • Experience writing grants, tracking grant funds and submitting grant reports
  • Familiarity with SCFD (Tier II) highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
      • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
      • Enthusiastic, self-motivated professional
      • Experience managing administrative staff or volunteers
      • Prior experience in the arts or nonprofit sector desirable
      • Experience with various social media platforms a plus
      • Event planning and management experience desirable

Application Deadline:  October 12, 2014
Start Date:
  Immediately
Salary:
  Commensurate with experience and education
Status:
 Full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible
Reports to:
 Museum’s Director and Deputy Director

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:
Human Resources
Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80204

EMAILED APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

NO PHONE 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.

Marketing Administrative Assistant  (part-time)

Lone Tree Arts Center seeks a part time Marketing Administrative Assistant.The Marketing Administrative Assistant works directly with the Marketing Director to provide administrative support for marketing and promotions of all Arts Center and City of Lone Tree events.  http://www.cityoflonetree.com/jobs.aspx

Visitor Services Coordinator

Under the direction of the Museum Director, coordinates and manages visitor services, gift shop, facility operations, and volunteer program for the Golden History Museums including the Golden History Center, Clear Creek History Park and the Astor House Museum. This includes but is not limited to: management of daily visitor services; facilities maintenance and administration, and administration and implementation of the volunteer program.

Requires occasional weekend and evening hours.

Full description and application online at http://www.cityofgolden.net/work/jobs/job-opportunities/

 

Curator of Ornithology

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) invites applications for a Curator of Ornithology in the Research and Collections Division, Department of Zoology. We seek a scientist whose field and collections-based research addresses fundamental questions in modern avian evolutionary biology with some focus on the Rocky Mountain region.  The successful candidate will 1) conduct and support original field and collections-based scientific research in areas of specialty such as avian systematics, evolutionary genetics/genomics, ecology, bioinformatics, and/or related fields, with an established track record of publications and extramural funding; 2) actively curate and continue to grow a large and important ornithology collection, and 3) help inspire public understanding of, and involvement in, science by supporting museum-based programming, exhibitry, and external outreach.

The DMNS has 14 active curators and support staff spanning the fields of anthropology, earth sciences, health sciences, space sciences, and zoology.  We have recently completed a state-of-the-art collections facility with modern collections workspaces and room for growth (http://www.dmns.org/morgridge-family-exploration-center/). Additional facilities and resources include a core genetics lab, digital imaging equipment, a fleet of field vehicles, and field equipment. The museum has outstanding conservation, volunteer management, and library staff.  The museum has strong local public support and close collaborations with local organizations and universities. Numerous opportunities are available to engage with the general public through educational programming and exhibits and to work with a large, highly trained volunteer corps. We are situated in an ideal geographic location for conducting regional fieldwork and research. 

The Department of Zoology is an outwardly focused and collegial team that engages in research with a strong regional focus in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains. Current staff expertise is in arachnology, entomology, and mammalogy. The ornithology collection (~55,000 specimens, including eggs and nests) is sizeable, with excellent geographic, temporal, and taxonomic coverage, and continues to grow; it can be searched here: http://arctos.database.museum/home.cfm.  The Department has a full-time collections manager, office manager, grant-funded curatorial assistants, associates, and about 140 zoology volunteers who engage in science, collections, and outreach. Additional information about the DMNS Research and Collections Division and the Department of Zoology can be found here: http://www.dmns.org/science/.

A PhD is required at the start of the position and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The starting date of the position is flexible. 

Application Instructions: To apply, submit a single PDF file, which contains all of the following on single-spaced, single-sided pages in 12-point or larger font via www.dmns.org by October 31, 2014:

  1. a one-page cover letter that outlines your interest in the position, experience, and personal objectives.
  2. a statement (three pages max.) that addresses the following equally: 1) your research interests, accomplishments, and future research/funding plans that include a regional focus; 2) your plans to dovetail your scholarship with the existing ornithology collection at the DMNS, and to continue to build and steward the ornithology collection; and 3) a summary of outreach areas where you are currently most effective, ways to leverage your skills within and beyond the museum to improve the public’s understanding of science, and innovative approaches for leveraging the DMNS platform to effectively engage the general public and catalyze the next generation of scientifically literate youth.
  3. a complete curriculum vitae which lists your in-press or published peer-reviewed publications, funding history, record of collections experience, and outreach.
  4. a list of contact information for three professional references.

No phone calls please.

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

Accounting Clerk and Receptionist

Colorado Ballet is seeking a motivated individual for a position as an accounting clerk and front desk receptionist for our office in the Arts District on Santa Fe. This is an ideal entry-level position in the accounting field with a customer service component. This position will report to the finance department. Hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. This position is full-time with benefits and will be paid a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibilities include:
-Accounts Payable data entry
-Filing/Scanning
-Preparing and entering journal entries
-Creating, recording, and reconciling deposits
-Creating periodic Excel spreadsheet reports
-Greeting guests and some office manager duties including answering phones, receiving packages, etc.
-Other tasks as assigned
Desired Skills and Technical Knowledge:
-Professional appearance and friendly demeanor
-Outgoing personality
-Ability to handle multiple concurrent duties
-Attention to detail and ability to self-edit work
-Working knowledge of computers and experience with MS Office products
-Knowledge of general ledgers is a plus
-Strong communication skills
-Excellent organization skills

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Guest Services Associate

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

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

Salary:  $9.00 Hour

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