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Database Specialist

The Children’s Museum of Denver seeks a qualified Database Specialist to be responsible for the efficient coordination of the Altru database system. The Database Specialist will serve multiple departments across the Museum and implement standards and business rules, create reports, and ensure the accuracy of all ticketing, admission, donor, and membership data. The ideal candidate will have experience working with Altru, Raiser’s Edge, or similar nonprofit-related database software, and be prepared to assist with other software solutions within the Museum.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Define the maintenance requirements of the Altru Database
  • Serve as the Liaison between the Museum, Altru/Blackbaud, and Museum’s outsourced IT team
  • Provide oversight of data quality and structure within the Altru database;
  • Oversee data enrichment and the cleansing of data moving in and out of the Altru system
  • Coordinate with data entry staff to ensure timely and accurate data entry
  • Manage the Children’s Museum’s account within the Scientific & Cultural Collaborative shared database including data import, export and process list trade requests
  • Conduct departmental staff training on the use of Altru and assist staff in constructing queries and implementing report requests
  • Troubleshoot database problems, issues, and concerns
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • Candidates should be detailed oriented and very creative, as this position is a critical link to all user departments in developing operational reporting
  • High level of familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively with end users to understand their needs and translate their
    requests into effective reports
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve in an ever-changing team-oriented environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non profits preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • A second language is always a plus!

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Volunteer supervision

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Close: July 10, 2015

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full time 40 hour

Schedule: Monday – Friday

Please send resumes, cover letter and salary requirements to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager:

(fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please.

Collection Management Intern

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys (DMMDT) is seeking an intern to assist in inventorying the doll and miniatures collections. The intern will also help prepare the Museum for a 2017 move to a new location.   An ideal candidate would have some museum experience and be working toward a graduate degree in public history, historic preservation, museum studies or a related field.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Museum experience preferred
    • Ability to follow specific directions and see tasks through to completion
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
    • Ability to write concise and informative newsletter articles up to 200 words
    • Clear and legible penmanship, steady hands
    • Desire to learn about day to day museum functions
    • Ability to help maintain a neat and clean working environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent computer Skills
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of a museum’s mission and practices
    • Desire to take on a large scale project

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications, & Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree with coursework in history, historic preservation, museum studies, public history; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • Experience with a digital camera
    • Knowledge of photography is a plus
    • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus
    • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to climb stairs routinely and safely
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs routinely

Training and Education:

  • Training will be provided by the Assistant Director. Training will include proper museum protocols and basic training in PastPerfect Museum Database Software.
  • Ability to drive the project towards individual area of interest (I.e. research, collection management, database management, etc)

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of duties.

Application Deadline:   5:00pm on August 14, 2015

Start Date: September 1, 2015

End Date: December 15, 2015

Compensation:  None (academic credit available where offered by institution)

Benefits: Not Eligible

Status:  Part time 8-12 hours per week (Tuesday through Sunday)

Reports to:  Assistant Director

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@dmmdt.org

NO CALLS PLEASE.

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

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

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

Partnership Programs Asst. Coordinator

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Partnership Programs Asst. Coordinator to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

The Partnership Programs Assistant Coordinator leads the administration and assist with the planning, development, and production of Passport to Health (P2H) and Urban Advantage (UA) to ensure high quality, dynamic, audience appropriate, and fun experiences for attendees that support the goals and mission of the Museum. This position will teach programs for P2H/UA while maintaining collections, materials and equipment associated with museum programs,  deliver programs in Spanish when requested, ensure excellent customer service is used by program staff, work with Off-site Programs Manager, Partnership Programs Coordinator, and other Museum Programs department members for communication of department and branch-wide activities, contribute to the successful implementation of all programs for Urban Advantage (UA) and Passport to Health (P2H) ensuring timeliness and accuracy of program planning, documentation, logistics, support, reporting and record keeping. This position may also support the hiring, training, supervision and scheduling of Museum Performer/Educators and Facilitators while providing performance feedback for Museum educators in collaboration with Museum Program supervisory staff.

Requirements:

  • Must possess at least professional working proficiency in Spanish (written and spoken)
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher (or relevant experience) in the natural sciences
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License, or be willing to obtain within 1 month of hire, including proof of insurance
  • Must have at least one year of teaching experience, either in formal or informal settings
  • Must have at least one year working with diverse (low income, under-served, urban, etc.) communities

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter in Spanish by 5:00 PM MST on July 9, 2015.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Portions of the interview will be conducted in Spanish.

Para presentarse al puesto, por favor entregue su carta de presentación en español. Partes de la entrevista se llevará a cabo en español.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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

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

Assistant Coordinator for Offsite Programs

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking an Assistant Coordinator for Offsite Programs to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

Short Job Description: 

The Museum Programs department coordinates with other departments to provide fun, engaging, and educational programming to a wide variety of audiences throughout the Museum. The Assistant Coordinator of Offsite Programs is responsible for delivering, and promoting high quality, engaging and educational programs.  Along with teaching programs virtually via distance learning and physically at schools or in the community, this position is responsible for assisting in the coordination of logistics of the Virtual Science Academy and providing back up logistics for the other Assistant Coordinator for Offsite Programs. This includes interacting with schools, teachers, and internal educators as well as interfacing with technology.  A comfort with technology is necessary for this position.

Assistant Coordinator for Offsite Programs will:

  • Deliver, coordinate, and assist with the development of new distance learning programs.
  • Incorporate dynamic and interactive grade-level appropriate techniques when teaching and presenting.
  • Participate on projects as a resource on science and educational methods as it relates to DMNS’ overall goals.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Museum.
  • Be a fun, creative, and active member of the Museum community and will positively contribute to its culture.

A successful candidate will exceed in the following skills:

  1. Interpersonal Communication Skills: You will need to be able to express your needs clearly to others internally and externally. On any day, you could be talking to senior leadership, Museum educators/performers, school administrators, teachers, and students. Solid verbal and written communication skills will be necessary for this position.
  2. Creative Thinking Skills: This position will work with a team to deliver, and promote high quality, engaging and educational programs.
  3. Attention to Detail: A qualified Assistant Coordinator will need to be able to analyze overall big picture processes and procedures, and be able to identify mistakes and inefficiencies.
  4. Critical Thinking Skills: You must be able to think quickly, often solving problems as they arise. You will also need to communicate decisions to the Coordinator in a timely manner.
  5. Organizational Skills: You will need to do many things at once, schedule educator/performers, maintain inventory, communicate effectively with multiple departments and keep tabs on multiple projects and daily activities.

Requirements:

  1. Must be able to work episodic evenings and weekends.  Emphasis on weekends from May through September, as well having the flexibility as needed outside of that timeframe.
  2. Bachelor degree; preferably in science or education field
  3. One (1) year experience in formal or informal education. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on July 9, 2015 at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=547.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Maintenance Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver is seeking a part time Facilities Maintenance Associate to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus The Maintenance Associate performs tasks for the entire facility including, but not limited to, the building, campus/grounds, irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. 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 and reports directly to the Senior Manager of Facilities.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • General landscaping, weeding, watering, tree trimming, general maintenance, etc
  • Painting interiors and exteriors
  • Lighting inspection and replacement
  • HVAC filters inspection and replacement
  • Custodial support as necessary
  • Support of event set-up and teardown

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Experience in building and or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work preferred
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Experience using power tools
  • Painting
  • Basic carpentry
  • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Occasional volunteer supervision

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented Non Profit environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Close: July 7, 2015

FLSA Status: Part Time, Non Exempt

Wage: $9 per hour

Schedule:  20 hours a week

Please send resume and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

Facilities Coordinator

The Children’s Museum of Denver is seeking a full time Facilities Coordinator to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus. This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. This position reports to and supports the Senior Manager of Facilities through repairs and maintenance coordination and/or performance of tasks related to the facility, including: irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and ordering of necessary supplies.This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ordering and inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
  • Coordination and scheduling of outsourced work
  • Mechanical, safety and security inspections
  • Drywall repair, painting interiors & exteriors
  • Lighting inspection & replacement
  • HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement
  • Custodial coordination and support as necessary
  • General landscaping, weeding, watering and tree trimming
  • General repairs & maintenance
  • Support of set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required
  • Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • At least 2 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Drywall repair and painting experience
  • Furniture assembly and installation
  • Basic carpentry
  • Experience with power tools and safety procedures
  • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direction, training  and oversight to Facilities Tech positions as required
  • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support
  • Outsource/contractor oversight support to Sr. Manager

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented Non Profit environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full time 40 hours 

Schedule:  Tuesday – Saturday

Rate: $25,000

Close:  7.6.15

Please send resume and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org. Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

Gallery Teacher

The Clyfford Still Museum’s Education & Programs department is seeking gallery teachers to lead
and conduct school programs for the Museum’s school gallery experience program called inStill.
Gallery teachers will facilitate activity, inquiry, discovery and discussion-based museum
experiences for school groups who wish to visit the Museum and lead off-site outreach
workshops as needed. InStill Gallery experiences are thematically integrated and standardsaligned.

Training and duties
• Participate in the Museum’s 8-10 week gallery teacher training course that is expected to
occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays
• Facilitate/conduct inStill gallery experiences with visiting school groups
• Liaise with Museum’s scheduler about school groups and dates
• Facilitate communication with other gallery teachers, Museum staff, and school teachers
to provide optimum experience for group
• Model appropriate gallery behavior
• Facilitate evaluation follow-up with school teachers and Museum staff
• Work with Museum staff to implement best practices
• Deliver offsite outreach programs as needed
Work hours and duration
• Daytime availability required
• Occasional evenings and weekends required
• Flexible schedule needed to accommodate various groups’ schedules and different types
of offerings
• inStill session time will include time to prepare, conduct, and wrap-up the visits
• Most school visits occur during the school year, however occasional summer availability
may be required

Qualifications
• Applicants should posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in art history, art, education,
museum education or related field. An M.A. is desirable but not required. Teaching
certificate highly desirable. A background check is required.

Skills & Experience
• Must enjoy working with children and possess teaching experience (non-formal, or
classroom)
• Applicants should be highly organized, reliable, creative, flexible and enthusiastic about
experiential learning and art museum teaching
• Strong teaching abilities required
• Must be able to conduct lessons independently as well as part of a team of teachers
• Spanish language skills a plus

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Clyfford Still Museum, attention: Human
Resources, 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. Emailed resumes will not be 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.

Lead Sales Associate

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Lead Sales Associate to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

The Floor Lead provides guidance to the sales associates on days when the Manager and Director of Retail Sales are not available. Demonstrate and model exemplary customer service, provide operational support and ability to problem solve effectively as well as strong communication skills. This position reports to the Manager, Retail Operations.

Requirements:

• High School Graduate, college degree preferred
• 4 years’ experience working in a fast paced environment providing customer service
• Evenings, weekends and holidays required
• Lifting requirements: Ability to lift product up to 25 pounds for restocking purposes
• Must be able to stand for eight hours a day in a retail environment 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on July 24, 2015 at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=548 Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Sales Associate 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Part Time Sales Associate to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

Establish a positive customer service relationship with all customers, internal and external that guarantees customer satisfaction and the financial success of the Museum. Perform daily tasks that enable the Museum Shop to appear ascetically pleasing to the visitor as well as maintain back storage areas.

Requirements:

• High School Graduate

• 2 years retail experience

• Ability to accurately count change

• Evenings, weekends and holidays required

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on July 7, 2015 at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=549.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Adult and Access Programs Coordinator

Coordinate educational programming for diverse adult audiences, with a focus on making the DAM accessible and engaging for all visitors with special needs.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Learning & Engagement Department’s programs for older adult and access audiences including, but not limited to: Studio Classes, Courses, Lectures, Drop-in Drawing and Writing, Tactile Tables, Art & About (for visitors with early stage Alzheimer’s) and arranging for visitor accommodations as needed (e.g. sign language interpretation).
    • Oversee all on-site logistics required for smooth implementation of programs. Ensure that supplies are correctly secured for programs, program spaces are appropriately set up, etc. Coordinate prepping materials and organizing on-site logistics for classes and courses.
    • Maintain clear and effective communication with other departments, including events, audio visual, visitor services, central registration, facilities and security regarding program logistics.  Organize event walkthroughs, attend morning huddle meetings when appropriate, and prepare event forms.
    • Cultivate relationships with new instructors/community partners for various offerings; handle all contracts and internal processing and provide support for partner projects.
    • Assist in providing a positive, seamless experience for live program attendees. Prepare appropriate registration materials and supplies; brief frontline staff on program details to ensure clear communication with visitors; provide clear wayfinding signage to program location; provide exemplary service in welcoming visitors to programs. 
    • Coordinate with communications to provide copy and updates of related program information for Artmail, OOTW, website and other areas as needed.
  • Serve as the museum’s resource for access-related issues and working across departments to ensure the museum’s program accommodates audiences with special needs.
  • Work with Exhibitions to develop consistent, alternate formats for interpretation in special exhibitions.  Create and update guide for design and graphic design considerations. Advise exhibition teams on accommodations as needed including strategies for making artists’ installation works more accessible.
  • Work with Master Teachers to integrate universal design considerations into permanent collection interpretation. 
  • Work closely with Guest Services, on access requests and training needs for front line staff.
  • Train docents to provide special request tours and serve visitors with disabilities on public tours and for school groups.  Work with access docents on tactile programs, Art & About tours for visitors with early Alzheimer’s, and other docent-facilitated experiences. Work with docent access liaison.
  • Coordinate communication with targeted community agencies on available adaptive program services. Work with Communications to keep messaging and language about access initiatives current and general messaging inclusive.
  • Assist in access-related fundraising efforts (corporate requests, grants, etc.) and p.r. initiatives as needed.
  • Participate in and chair, DAM’s staff access committee.
  • Work collaboratively with Adult Program Coordinator in support of all Adult Programs.
  • Participate in overall education department planning and budgeting activities; serve as education representative on museum-wide committees as assigned.
  • Respond to questions and requests from public.
  • Collect statistics and coordinate reporting related to access efforts.
  • Maintain community contacts and e-mail list.
  • Other duties as assigned.

DAM’s Learning and Engagement Department has long been recognized as a leader in the museum field.  Under Director Christoph Heinrich’s leadership, the DAM’s commitment to exploring new and dynamic ways to engage broad audiences continues to grow.  DAM’s Vision 2021 includes a commitment to pulling back the curtain on the creative process of artists, to inspiring the creativity of our visitors, and to broadening DAM’s reach into the community.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • A strong knowledge of museum programming, with knowledge of access best practices and adaptive services is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of adult audiences and adult learning styles.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to work on multiple, detailed projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in group and individual situations as well as in written form; strong public speaking skills.
  • A strong knowledge of ADA, related laws and best practices is highly desirable.  Experience applying these practices at a public institution is a plus.
  • Knowledge of local Denver/Front Range access/special needs organizations.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with individuals and organizations in the community.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, social media).
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Education or Formal Training

  • BA in art history, anthropology, museum education or related field preferred.
  • Training in museum access programs such as Meet Me at MoMa desirable.

Experience

BA required, MA in museum education preferred.

  • 2-3 years teaching and working in a museum environment.  Experience working with audiences with disabilities.
  • Experience working with active older adults.
  • Experience working with and training volunteers.

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-jobopportunities.php?clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788.

 Deadline for application is July 14, 2015.

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.

Education & Community Engagement Assistant

The Education & Community Engagement Assistant supports the Director of Education & Community Engagement in representing Opera Colorado to the schools, educators and other community organizations. He/she helps create a favorable environment for fulfilling Opera Colorado’s stated mission regarding education. He/she is responsible for helping with the scheduling and implementation of youth and adult education programs. He/she is the direct link for teachers participating in Opera Colorado’s educational programs.

 Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • Manage all incoming reservations for programs and maintain an accurate database.
  • Communicate with educators, schools, districts and universities and other presenters in scheduling and implementing programs.
  • Maintain an accurate calendar of all Education & Community Engagement events.
  • Coordinate and manage educational activities for the current season. Create seating charts and coordinate bus/transportation details for events. Coordinate and manage volunteers for educational activities.
  • Process education program deposits and keep accurate record of payments.
  • Assist with accurate reporting of all program attendance figures. Assist with preparation of Education & Community Engagement data and reports for the Opera Colorado Board.
  • Assist in writing, printing and distribution of Teacher Guidebooks, Education brochure, Ovation magazine and program collateral materials.
  • Work within the operating budget set for Education & Community Engagement.
  • Assist in coordination and scheduling of Opera Colorado's participation in SCFD's Scientific and Cultural Collaborative, Alliance project and other educational activities. Occasionally represent Opera Colorado at scheduled meetings.
  • Participate in staff meetings and department meetings, providing information on education and related issues.
  • Assist Director of Education & Community Engagement in managing the schedule of the Opera Colorado Young Artists.
  • Attend/work Opera Colorado events including occasional evenings and weekends.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission and values.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities, work independently and exercise professional judgment.
  • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input and able to formulate and execute 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 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 community engagement activities;
  • Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for Arts education.
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent.
  • Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, including knowledge of desktop publishing,
  • 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.
  • 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.

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands

  • 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.
  • 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: HumanResources@operacolorado.org . Deadline is July 6th.

Full-time Box Office Representative

Provides efficient and courteous customer service to all patrons of the Arvada Center, through phone, fax, in person service daily; including but not limited to registration, ticket sales, admissions, deposits, etc. 

JOB KNOWLEDGE - Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
1.  Customer Service
 
a.    Answers incoming administrative and box office phone lines, processing orders, providing information or taking messages as appropriate.  
b.    Provides information and directs patrons for meetings, auditions, interviews, and events held at the Arvada Center. 
c.    Communicates with patrons in a positive and effective manner, providing information, and documenting all contacts from patrons in order to make improvements where necessary.  
d.    Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel within the city and the general public in a positive and cooperative manner. 
e.    Exhibits strong knowledge of customer service standards and techniques. 
f.    Exhibits strong skills in problem resolution and listening. 
g.    Remains calm and professional in dealing with challenging people and tasks. 

2.  Processing Orders 
a.    Processes cash, check and credit card transactions for subscriptions, gallery/museum, education, rentals, and performing arts events. 
b.    Balances individual operator cash drawer each day and clears out daily transactions. 
c.    Inputs address and ticketing information into database and prints tickets for all events including exchanges, subscriptions, gift certificates and credits for patrons. 
d.    Retrieves self-service, mail, fax, and internet orders – distributing these to the box office staff each day. 
e.    Researches customer charge-back disputes, order issues, and confirm orders. 
f.    Assists with school time reservations for events.  Enters school time reservations for events at the children’s theater. 
g.    Operates hearing accessibility device for disabled patrons. 
h    Assists with processing invoices for reservations of school groups and adult groups. 
i.    Compiles large mailings of mass tickets. 
j.    Maintains records relevant to ticket orders, including proper documentation/paper trail to trace back multiple handling orders. 
k.    Exhibits strong organization skills. 
l.    Exhibits strong knowledge of computer ticketing systems. 
m.    Exhibits knowledge of performing arts, gallery events, and education class registrations. 
n.    Exhibits strong knowledge of computers and software applications including spreadsheet (Excel), word processing (Word), database (Access), email and internet. 

3.  Other Duties 
a.    Oversees part time box office staff when the box office supervisor is not present. 
b.    Opens and closes the Gallery/Museum and Arvada Center Shop during regular business hours, including access to building keys and telephone rollover. 
c.    Logs and stores lost and found articles at the front desk for all events held at the building. 
d.    Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, staff members, patrons, and the general public 

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED: 
Requires use of various office equipment including standard office equipment, PC/VDT, mouse, various peripherals, multiple line telephone, ticketing printer, and calculator. Word, Excel, Ticketing software (Tessitura), SQL, Oracle, Netscape, E-Explorer and GroupWise software applications used.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 
High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years electronic ticketing experience in an arts, sporting or registration environment OR (3) years customer service experience needed.  Experience in Microsoft Office preferred. Tessitura or other ticketing system experience preferred. 

SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Non-traditional schedule working 40 hours/week.  May need to work some holiday weekends and/or evening hours.

Application Deadline: 6/26/2015

Salary Grade: $2,706.00 - $3,700.00

https://arvada.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/1095

Editorial Content Intern

The Clyfford Still Museum is seeking an intern who will support its content strategy by creating original editorial pieces for its newsletter, website/blog, and social media channels on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s mission and programs. Excellent writing skills are essential to this position. An ideal candidate would also possess editing skills related to podcasting and video production.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and pitch story ideas on topics assigned by Director of Communications
  • Write editorial copy following Chicago Manual of Style, as assigned
  • Conduct interviews with Museum staff and community members, as assigned
  • Interact with community members on Museum social media channels
  • Create and publish approved items on Museum social media channels
  • Organize workload to meet strict deadlines and perform other duties as needed
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in journalism, creative writing, or AV production; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Solid, demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media
  • Experience with a website content management system, preferably wordpress
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Experience with Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and/or AV editing software is a plus
  • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus
  • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus

Application Deadline:  August 7, 2015
Start Date:
 September 2, 2015
End Date
:  December 4, 2015
Compensation:
 None (academic credit, where offered by a student’s institution)
Benefits:
 Not eligible
Status:  P
art time, unpaid, 8–12 hours / week
Reports to:
 Director of Communications and Marketing

Please send cover letter, resume, and at least two samples of relevant work to john@clyffordstillmuseum.org

NO CALLS PLEASE

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

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

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

String Ensembles Conductor

The String Ensembles (SE) Conductor will provide musical instruction, direction and leadership to the String Ensembles while providing a fun place for students to grow.  The SE Conductor will work closely with the Music Director and staff to promote consistency and quality throughout the entire DYAO program.  This is a part time position. The following duties fall under the SE Conductor position

  • Conduct all rehearsals, retreats and concerts for the String Ensembles
  • Select suitable programming in consultation with the Music Director, Executive Director and Orchestra Manager
  • Work with Orchestra Manager to schedule rehearsals, retreats, sectionals, peer mentoring, and coachings for the String Ensembles
  • Assist the Orchestra Manager with the DYAO peer mentor program
  • Adjudicate all auditions for the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association
  • Attend Board meetings as requested by the Board of Directors
  • Assist DYAO staff and Music Director in recruiting musicians for the organization

Qualifications

Your qualifications must include a string instrument as a primary instrument, a post-secondary degree (preferably in music and/or music education, or a related field) and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an educational setting. Experience teaching string/orchestra to children of this age group is preferred. Successful candidates are great with kids, positive, energetic, engaging, open-minded, empathetic, team oriented and committed to building strong communities.

Application Process

Please send letter of interest, resume, 2 letters of recommendation and representative conducting videos (front facing,  5-10 minutes each) of performance and rehearsal no later than July 15th to the attention of Kelly Waltrip, 1245 E. Colfax Ave, Suite 302, Denver, CO  80218 or kelly.waltrip@dyao.org.

Youth Orchestra Conductor

The Conservatory Orchestras (CO) Conductor will provide musical instruction, direction and leadership to the Conservatory Orchestras. The CO Conductor will work closely with the Music Director and staff to promote consistency and quality throughout the entire DYAO program.  This is a part time position. The following duties fall under the CO Conductor position;

  • Conduct all rehearsals, retreats and concerts for the Conservatory Orchestras
  • Select suitable programming in consultation with the Music Director, Executive Director and Orchestra Manager
  • Work with Orchestra Manager to schedule rehearsals, retreats, sectionals, peer mentoring, and coachings for the Conservatory Orchestras
  • Assist the Orchestra Manager with the DYAO peer mentor program
  • Adjudicate all auditions for the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association
  • Attend Board meetings as requested by the Board of Directors
  • Assist DYAO staff and Music Director in recruiting musicians for the organization

Qualifications

Your qualifications must include a post-secondary degree in music and/or music education, and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an educational setting. Experience and passion for conducting and teaching string and wind instruments to students of this age group as well is preferred. Successful candidates are positive, energetic, open-minded, engaging, empathetic, team oriented and committed to building strong communities.

Application Process

Please send letter of interest, resume, 2 letters of recommendation and representative conducting video (front facing and 5-10 minutes each) of performance and rehearsal no later than July 15th to Kelly Waltrip, 1245 E. Colfax Ave, Suite 302, Denver, CO  80218 or kelly.waltrip@dyao.org.

Outreach Coordinator

Swallow Hill Music seeks an organized, detail-focused individual to fill a part time 10 hour/week position at our 71 East Yale Location.  The Outreach Coordinator will be available to assist with scheduling and management related to Swallow Hill Music’s expanding outreach department

Responsibilities:

  • Assembly management
    • Work with partner  schools and our teaching staff to schedule school assemblies and field trips
    • Manage details such as event logistics, contracts, attendance tracking, etc…
    • Maintain excellent communication between Swallow Hill Music and partner schools
    • Follow up with performers and partner schools 24-48 hours before event times to ensure excellent communication
    • Follow up with partner schools 24-48 hours after events to solicit feedback
  • After school program management
    • Work with our partner schools and Swallow Hill Music to manage our after school programs
    • Communicate with partner schools on program logistics
    • Communicate efficiently with partner schools regarding teacher absences, school scheduling, class logistics, etc…
    • Trouble shoot minor logistical issues with schools
  • Additional tasks
    • Additional tasks as directed by the Director of Outreach and Instruction

Requirements

  • Highly organized office administrator
  • Experience with MS Office and Google Drive
  • Self guided, self motivated employee
  • Detail oriented with organizational skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills

B.A. preferred, but not required

Reporting To: Director of Outreach and Instruction

Hours: 10 hours/week, at least 3 days in the office. Afternoon hours preferred. Weekly hours may expand, depending on programming growth.

Compensation: $15/hour

Deadline to apply: 7/6/2015

Start Date: 8/3/2015 (flexible)

How  To Apply: Send a resume and a cover letter providing in depth information on your professional experiences by email only to:

Chris McGarry: Director of Outreach and Instruction
Subject:
Outreach Coordinator
E-mail:
chris@swallowhillmusic.org

Horticulturist (Greenhouse Production)

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield in Littleton, CO is seeking a full-time Horiculturist. 

Essential Functions

Under direct supervision, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Specifically, assists Senior Horticulturist/Curator (Greenhouse & Propagation) with day to day maintenance of plant collections and greenhouses and nursery.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany or related field from a four-year college or university with a minimum 2; or a minimum 4 of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced understanding of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge.  Valid Colorado Drivers License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License. Experience with hardscape features desired.  Working knowledge of irrigation systems as well as horticultural equipment, tools, and machinery.

Benefits

Compensation is $15 per hour. Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA); a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complementary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org  We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Development Director

Colorado Railroad Museum seeks a Development Director, who will be responsible for the development, management, implementation and evaluation of the CRRM Annual Fund, Planned Giving Program, and foundation grants. The Development Director is also responsible for making grant applications to federal, state, and local government agencies that provide arts funding; and researching and applying to private foundations and corporations that provide museum grants. The Development Director will work with the Executive Director to create and enforce fund-raising policies and procedures with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, manage, and implement all phases of the Annual Fund campaign; oversee the solicitation and acknowledgement process, maintenance of records, and establishment and disclosure within IRS guidelines of donor benefits; monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.
  • Develop a comprehensive case statement for support of the CRRM, based on long-range plan; update annually. Work with Board to develop and direct year-round program to cultivate new prospects and seek out new funding opportunities.
  • Assist Executive Director on development and implementation of corporate sponsorship program; research and identify potential sponsors; prepare proposals and work with Board to identify matches between the CRRM’s program and each company’s interests.
  • Prepare grant applications for corporations, foundations, and government agencies that provide museum funding; research all grant possibilities and write reports and back-up materials to support each application; follow up on each proposal..
  • Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support the CRRM’s fund- raising events and campaigns.
  • § Assist the Executive Director and Board in establishing appropriate goals for the Annual Fund and all other fund-raising campaigns deemed necessary (endowment, capital, planned giving, etc) each year.
  • § Develop a plan for achieving those goals and establish a master calendar that outlines all fund-raising events and campaigns; coordinate all activities with the CRRM’s master calendar.
  • § Develop budgets for each event and campaign; monitor the progress of each and adjust plans when necessary.
    • § Work closely with the Executive Director and other designated staff in long-range planning for the CRRM; prepare budget projections as needed.
  • Staff the Development Committee of the Board and other volunteers enlisted to participate in the development program.
  • Report to the Board and Executive Committee on progress of the annual campaign; provide other reports and statements as requested.
  • Recommend fund-raising policies and procedures to the Executive Director and Board with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • Organize volunteers to carry out annual campaign; evaluate effectiveness of each campaign.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all donor files and records; develop and administer all donor benefits programs in accordance with IRS guidelines.
  • Provide periodic progress reports; prepare listings and financial statements as needed by the Board and staff.
  • Serve as part of the senior management team to assist the Executive Director.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external contacts to optimize fund-raising efforts.
    • Maintain ongoing contact with contributors, corporate sponsors, and business and community leaders.
    • Support Board and staff efforts to solicit in-kind contributions.
      • Keep abreast of recent research on fundraising; maintain a collection of current fund-raising resource materials.
      • Attend other civic and cultural events in the community; represent the CRRM by speaking at public events as requested.
      • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of fundraising experience, and be comfortable with the responsibility of developing strategies to create a strong fundraising department in a competitive environment.  A proven track record in endowment/capital campaigns is desirable, as well as some knowledge of the Denver philanthropic community.
  • This position requires a self-starter who will set goals and see that they are met. A person who will maintain a direct relationship with community leadership and major donors, and who can passionately translate the museum’s mission and case for support.

Please direct all inquiries to Donald Tallman, Executive Director, to: donald@crrm.org

Please include cover letter, resume, and three professional references electronically.