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Manager of Exhibitions, Art Collections & Registration

Denver Botanic Gardens

Job Summary: Working closely with curatorial staff and colleagues in the Exhibitions, Art & Learning Engagement Department, manage exhibitions schedule, including transportation logistics, registration, and preparation for multiple installations and de-installations for indoor and outdoor presentations. Supervise and implement exhibitions and collections maintenance and monitoring. Oversee collection maintenance, cataloguing, database management, and collections storage. Manage traveling exhibits program. Manage two staff members, the Exhibitions & Art Collections Coordinator and Exhibitions Technician.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/ Experience: Two years related experience in a museum setting, Bachelor's degree or higher from four-year college or university with concentration in art, art history, museum studies, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills essential. Experience in a museum/exhibition position or like environment where the technical duties included art handling, maintenance, and storage. Collection database experience (PastPerfect preferred). Operational knowledge related to security issues, environmental controls, and legal matters related to collections ideal. Superior project management skills critical. Creative problem solving a must. Bilingual speakers (English-Spanish) encouraged to apply.

Essential Job Duties:

Exhibitions:

  • Create and manage exhibition and installation schedules.
  • Coordinate transit logistics for all exhibitions, including any necessary crating and un-crating, shipping, and insurance.
  • Manage and oversee exhibition installations; including framing and other preparator work.
  • Oversee documentation and registration of objects and exhibitions in situ.
  • Oversee all exhibit recordkeeping, including collateral, contact information, exhibition graphics, etc.
  • Working closely with Marketing, oversee and execute the creation of labels and signage, including exhibition graphics and printing.
  • Execute and/or manage incoming and outgoing condition reports.
  • Participate in installation of artworks both outdoors and indoors.

Registration:

  • Coordinate insurance coverage for both permanent collections and traveling exhibitions in collaboration with Finance Department.
  • Manage documentation of all loans, indoor and out, including records and photos, including condition assessment and reporting.
  • Facilitate the cataloging of new acquisitions and existing collections.
  • Coordinate licensing, image and intellectual property rights and reproductions requests for permanent collection works, new acquisitions and incoming loans.

Collections:

  • Identify and implement current best practices for collection management, including registration, conservation and photo documentation. Work with other departments as needed.
  • Oversee cataloging, inventory efforts and art collections move.
  • Shape Art Collection Policy and Plan within the broader set of collection management policies according to AAM best practices.
  • Manage environmental monitoring regimen (Integrated Pest Management and data logger tracking). Includes implementation of prevention and treatment measures.
  • Manage database, collections images, database records, and data entry, includes the hiring and supervision of volunteer and intern assistance.
  • Develop and manage necessary rehousing projects.

Other Job Duties:

  • Routinely check all exhibitions on-site (indoor and outdoor) and address any maintenance concerns.
  • Work with artists, estates, museums and other cultural partners to implement exhibitions and related programs
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Assist with special events and programs as needed

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/b44cec41-25fa-9985-43fc-df2177b9ec6e/apply?source=779243-CS-28662

Member & Visitor Services Representative

Denver Botanic Gardens

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

Career Type: Part-time, up to 19 hours a week

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

Benefits: Benefits include access to personal lines of insurance an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6b8bde01-5023-0ca1-3aad-4af028becb5e/apply?source=778817-CS-28662

The Marketing Coordinator Full Time

Reports to the Executive Director

SUMMARY:  The Marketing Coordinator is a full-time salaried position with a benefits package. The position reports to the Executive Artistic Director and collaborates with Senior Staff. The MC will support Su Teatro’s position as the identified expert in Latino arts programming on a national and local level. They will work with key staff members to develop, implement and supervise marketing and communication strategies addressing constituencies

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Marketing Coordinator:

  • Executes and coordinates all marketing efforts including print, online, social media, and email advertising, as well as direct mail, promotions; publicity, and events
  • Develops and manages detailed project timelines, ensuring marketing efforts result in sales goals
  • Proofreads and copy-edits all organizational communication with Su Teatro’s audience in mind
  • Supports day-to-day organizational operations by compiling, formatting and delivering information including marketing plans, reports, and materials

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

The Coordinator will also team with key staff and appropriate volunteers, to achieve increased brand consistency and recognition, coordination of messages, and a high standard for external communications, in support of ongoing operations, programs, and development, as well as initiatives related to the Su Teatro strategic plan and beyond. The position requires vision and forward-thinking as well as detail oriented skills, as they will be responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message and content generation through multiple communication channels.

A crucial task will be developing and managing the organizational marketing and communications calendar derived from the annual marketing and communications plan. It is expected that on a project-specific basis, the Coordinator will take direction from the Development Director and Senior Staff.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have strong writing and verbal skills, a general knowledge of a broad range of media delivery systems (social media, print, and video). They must also have an understanding of the Chicano/Latino community in Denver and throughout the southwest.  As the work of Su Teatro is targeted toward that community; a solid understanding of issues, history and cultural trends will be necessary to reach our constituency.

The successful applicant must also have solid organizational and supervisory skills and the ability to self-organize as well as set and maintain organizational structure for the marketing team. The Marketing Coordinator will be seen as a team leader but must be able to implement directives of the Executive Director.

TIME REQUIRED:  The Marketing Coordinator position is a full-time position and often project-based, responding to programming 7 days a week and in the evenings, work hours will vary week to week.

To Apply: Please email a one-page letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to jobs@suteatro.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!   Invited applicants will be asked to submit writing and material. Applications close June 15th. The position is expected to start July 15, 2018.

Su Teatro is a progressive cultural arts organization with a long established history of creating art and community engagement. Interested candidates should visit our webpage www.suteatro.org. Applicants are encouraged to visit the history section of the web page to familiarize themselves with the organizational culture and activities.

Su Teatro is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity and strives to be an inclusive organization.  We are committed to building a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Group Sales and Service Coordinator Half-Time

Reports to Marketing Coordinator

SUMMARY:   The Group Sales and Service Coordinator is a half-time position with the potential to expand to full time. The position actively prospects, solicits, and sells group tickets and services organizational relationships

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The GSS Coordinator’s primary responsibilities will include providing community outreach, nurturing leads, selling group visits, processing and servicing all requests for groups, handling all group customer inquiries, and producing status reports. They will identify and pursue strategic opportunities for capturing volume ticket sales from targeted constituencies.  The GSS Coordinator will be involved in:

•        Planning: Assist Marketing Department in the formulation and implementation of proactive group sales marketing campaigns. Maintain database and track group sales leads, inquiries and provide ongoing status reports.

•        Interaction: Develop targeted group outreach events and programs; make personal appearances, establish and maintain relationships for the purpose of selling group ticket packages to schools, businesses and organizations.

•        Monitoring; Coordinate and process all phases of group contracts; book orders, secure deposits and payments for group ticket sales and tours.

•        NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The successful candidate must have a greater than general knowledge of the Latino community and organizations and infrastructures that support it.

The successful candidate must be able to provide leadership in implementing attendance, and meeting sales goals set in collaboration with Marketing Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: The GSS Coordinator must have solid sales background with an interest in building relationships with multiple and varied entities. The GSS Coordinator must have strong verbal and presentational skills as well as personal skills.

To Apply: Please email a one page letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references tojobs@suteatro.org.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!   Invited applicants will be asked to submit writing and material samples. Applications close June15th.Position is expected to start July 15th, 2018.

Su Teatro is a progressive cultural arts organization with a long established history of creating art and community engagement. Interested candidates should visit our webpagewww.suteatro.org.  Applicants are encouraged to visit the history section of the web page to familiarize themselves with the organizational culture and activities.

Su Teatro is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity and strives to be an inclusive organization.  We are committed to building a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Guest Services Associate

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 32 hours/week; Tuesdays through Saturdays; weekend, evening and holiday hours as necessary
Rate: $12/hour
Open:  April 25, 2018
Close:  Open until filled

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

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

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
  • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk and Gift Shop operations
  • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
  • Actively promote and sell Museum memberships to reach revenue goals
  • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
  • Address customer service issues effectively
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a fast-paced environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.) Other physical and requirements of position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
  • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
  • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast pasted environment while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Clean, neat and professional appearance
  • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
  • Cash handling, cash register andpointofsale experience

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

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

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

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

javascript:mctmp(0);The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

 

Denver Art Museum

This position supports all aspects of Payrollutilizingaskillsetthathasgreat attention to detail, accuracy, understanding of Museum operations and not-for-profit Accounting. Performance of segregated duties and adherence to internal control procedures contributes to the audit requirement of safeguarding museum assets.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Recurring Duties
    • Prepare bi-weekly payroll.
    • Review payroll prior to submission for accuracy based on approved timesheets, applicablepayratesandemployeebenefitelections.
    • Partner with human resources to ensure new employees, changes and terminationsareaccuratelyenteredinthepayrollsystem.
    • Comply with regulatory reporting and filing requirements including garnishment management.
    • Monitor timesheets to ensure timely submission and approval.
    • Prepare, maintain, and review payroll reports including management reports.
    • Monitor sick, vacation, administrative, and FMLA leave.
    • Ensure timely distribution of the Museum’s W-2s.
    • Reconcile employee benefit plans between thepayrollsystemsandbenefitvendorsandcommunicatediscrepancies to Human Resources in a timely manner.
    • Reconcile other employee benefits, as needed.
    • Day to day administration of the Museum’s 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Month End and Year End Process
    • Monthendclosingresponsibilities as assigned including reconciliations.
    • Assists in theannualbudgetandreforecastingprocess.
    • Assists with the annual audit process and 990 return.
  • Other Duties/Responsibilities
    • Follow the Museum’s documented policies and procedures and uphold internal controls.
    • Participate in department and Museum projects.
    • Assists with Museum Events as needed for coverage including evenings and weekend.
    • Support other accounting team members.
    • Research and resolves problems in a timely manner.
    • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with Excel and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Speed and accuracy in processing paperwork and data

Education or Formal Training

  • Successful completion of two to three college semester of basic accounting classes or equivalent work experience

Experience

  • Two years experience in relevant Payroll processing or training which provides a working knowledge of accounting procedures

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Prolonged periods of sitting
  • Open office working environment
  • Written and oral comprehension
  • May require some light lifting occasionally

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

Elephant Zookeeper

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

Denver Zoo’s Animal Care Department has an opportunity for a full time Elephant Zookeeper to provide the safe exhibition, handling, feeding, training, enrichment and husbandry of animal species at the Zoo.  Toyota Elephant Passage is home to Asian elephants, greater one horned rhinoceros, and Malayan tapirs.  The area is also partnered with an exhibit with black rhino and hippo.  The selected candidate will work primarily, to exclusively, with elephants in a program dedicated to bull management.  The exhibit is based on a rotational design concept with a great deal of shared space making it critical that the entire group can function as one team regardless of their area of specialization.

This position is opened until filled

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org 

 

Horticulture Specialist

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

Denver Zoo’s Horticulture Department has an opportunity for a full time Horticulture Specialist to provide routine maintenance to the Zoo’s exhibit and collection plants to optimize the health and vigor of the living landscape.  Responsibilities include monitoring, pruning, fertilizing, pest control, watering, collaborative design, and record keeping. 

Completed applications must be submitted by May 30, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

 

Temporary Horticulture Technician

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

Denver Zoo’s Horticulture Department has an opportunity for a Temporary Horticulture Technician to provide routine maintenance to the Zoo’s plant collection, including monitoring, pruning, fertilizing, pest control and watering. This position is 40 hours a week with a daily schedule of 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM and is budgeted through the end of September.

Completed applications must be submitted by May 30, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

 

Nutrition Specialist

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

Denver Zoo’s Nutrition Department has an opportunity for a Nutrition Specialist to prepare scientifically recommended diets for zoo animals, distribute prepared and bulk food to various zoo areas and maintain the Nutrition Center facility.  Nutrition Specialists operate equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand truck, trucks, electric carts commercial kitchen and small power equipment in addition to unloading vendor deliveries and updating inventories.

Completed applications must be submitted by May 30, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Visitor Services Representative

Job Description

Title: Visitor Services Representative                Department: Visitor Services    

Exempt status:      Y    N           Position status:  FT  PT  Temporary     

Supervises: n/a                                       Pay:  Hourly  Salary

Reports to: Visitor Services Lead

The Visitor Services Representative works at the front desk, within galleries and administrative offices during weekdays, weekends, and after-hours events. They welcome visitors to the museum and are responsible for collecting admissions; answering and directing phone calls; greeting museum visitors; telling visitors basic information about exhibitions; operating Museum Store sales, selling memberships, gallery monitoring, and acting as basic security for the museum.

The Visitor Services Representative will work collaboratively with members of the Visitor Services Department, and administrative staff. All Visitor Services Representatives will become proficient with BMoCA Point of Sale software, Altru.

The goal of visitor services staff is to provide excellent customer service to visitors of the museum during both public hours, public programs, and private rentals. This position is responsible for maintaining the appearance, cleaning, and securing of areas inside and outside of the building, including front desk, gift shop, galleries, public areas, bathrooms, basement, walkways, sidewalks, and parking lot.

  1. I.       Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Front Desk
    • Welcomeallvisitorsto BMoCA at the front desk.
    • Collect admission and donations from museum visitors.
    • Inform visitors about and sell BMoCA memberships.
    • Utilize museum Point of Sale Software, Altru.
    • Sell tickets and collect admission for events.
    • Sell merchandise from the Gift Shop.
    • Maintain Gift Shop appearance and inventory.
    • Record and report museum visitor zipcodes.
    • Record and report museum and event attendance.
    • Distribute, collect, and report museum visitor surveys.
    • Ensure daily sales income is deposited with administrative staff.
    • Assist with directing volunteers and individuals completing community service at the museum.
    • Stay aware of current and upcoming exhibitions, and events occurring at the museum.
    • Answer and direct all phone calls to administrative staff.
    • Check, reply, and forward emails to appropriate staff.
  • Gallery Attendant
    • Monitor gallery spaces and inform visitors of basic exhibit curatorial content.
    • Monitor and report gallery and artwork status to Exhibitions Staff.
    • Assist Exhibitions Staff with installation and maintaining of galleries as needed.
    • Maintain and clean galleries and public spaces as needed.
    • Maintain facility, and cleaning supply inventory and re-stock as needed.
  • Events
    • Work during on-site and off-site events, as front desk attendant, gallery attendant, bartender, and or server.
    • Assist BMoCA Staff with set-up and break-down of events.

II.    Desired Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Working knowledge or interest in art and museums.
  • Previous experience with Point of Sale systems highly recommended.
  • Experience in sales and customer service field.
  • Experience in event and service industry.

III.   Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to routinely walk up and down stairs.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to maintain multiple projects at a time.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to utilize web-based systems and services for ordering supplies, and other research as needed.
  • Specific vision abilities included, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Detail oriented.

Hours & compensation

The Visitor Services Representative positionisparttimefor16-24 hours per week and will be required to attend occasional off-site and on-site events in the evenings. Occasional travel may be required. The hourly rate range for this position is based on experience. This position does not include health benefits and paid vacations.

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to erwin@bmoca.org. Nophonecallsplease.

Application deadline: May 21, 2018

Start date: as soon as possible

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

Executive Director

Kantorei, founded in 1997, is a nationally recognized, all-volunteer, highly auditioned choral ensemble based in Denver, CO. In its history, the choir has performed at the 2003 and 2011 National ACDA Conventions, regional and local ACDA conventions, the 2008 National Performing Arts Convention, the Aspen Music Festival, and others.

Kantorei's mission is to elevate the human experience through choral excellence. To support this mission the choir presents anannualseasonconsistingoffourconcertseries. Kantorei frequently hosts composers and conductors of international renown such as Kim André Arnesen, Ola Gjeilo, Anton Armstrong, and Eric Whitacre. Recent and future artistic priorities include premiering new works and recording projects including the most recent successful release of Infinity:ChoralMusicofKimAndré

Arnesen on the Naxos label.

Responsibilities

The Executive Director is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors. This position reports to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and works closely with the Artistic Director. Principal duties and responsibilities include:

Organizational Leadership

● Participate in collaborative strategic vision and goal setting

● Execute Board policies

● Keep the Board fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it

● Support staff hiring and evaluations (when needed)

● Attend all Board meetings and required Committee meetings

Administration

● Assist with preparation of Board meeting materials and activities

● Participate in Finance Committee to monitor revenue and expenses against budget

● Hire and review all staff positions with direct report

● Manage venue contracts and logistics for concerts and events

● Oversee marketing strategy and results

● Oversee all volunteer activities and duties

● Manage all administration and business activities as required

Development

● Identify, manage and review all foundation and government grant fundraising activity

● Develop and secure corporate relationships and sponsors

● Participate in Development Committee meetings and activities

● Cultivate and increase individual donors and contributions in line with the Board’s annual fundraising goals and in coordination with the Development Committee

● Attend all concerts and events

Community Relations

● Participate in Outreach Committee to identify and secure community engagement opportunities

● Explore and develop opportunities to improve patron and audience relations

● Work with the Artistic Director to identify and secure collaborative opportunities

● Develop relationships with arts peers in the community

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, communications, music education or equivalent experience in performing arts administration or other nonprofit organizations

● Outstanding communication skills for written and oral communications, public speaking, negotiation, consensus building, and networking

● Understanding of current marketing and social media formats.

● Natural ability to take initiative and drive the growth and maturity of the organization

● Excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal skills

● Ability to recruit, lead and motivate volunteers

● Business and financial management experience

● Commitmenttopromotingchoralmusicofthe highest quality

● Understanding the principles and operations of nonprofit organizations including financial management and reporting, Bylaws, Board development,marketingandadvocacy

● Experience in leading fundraising activities for nonprofits or similar relevant experience

● Enthusiasm for the mission of the organization

● Ability to work effectively with the board of directors and artistic staff

● Ability to represent the organization with funding agencies,donorsandsupporters

The position of Executive Director is considered full-time. Please submit a resume and cover letter by June 15,2018to jobs@kantorei.org.

Museum Educator Performer

Job Description:

Bring our mission to life; “Be a catalyst! Ignite our community’s passion for nature and science.”

Educator Performers are on-site/off-site ambassadors for the Museum who provide exceptional informal education using visitor focused discovery learning, performance techniques, and Museum collections and resources. Our “EPs” work across the spectrum of Museum Programs’ offerings and are a diverse group of passionate and curious people who are the front line in bringing our mission to life.

On-site audition/interview is Tuesday June 5th  9:00-12:30. Applicants must be available to attend.

Essential Duties:

  • Deliver Early Childhood Education (ECE), community, public, family, children’s, teen and adult programs on a variety of topics and through a range of formats which may include or combine: demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction, theatrical performance or character enactment.
  • Assume an active role in creating a dynamic,visitorfocusedandinclusiveexperiencefor program visitors/ participants.
  • Impact and inspire visitors/participants through skillful engagement and accomplished educational practice.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree in science, education or related field preferred.
  • 1 years’ experience in teaching/education or performance required.
  •  Valid Driver’s License with excellent driving record required. 
  • Evenings and weekend availability required.

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Dynamic presentation, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Responsive to the needs of diverse learners and audiences.
  • Sincereenjoymentforworkingwith people.
  • Interest in or knowledge of science and/or culture.
  • Demonstrated understanding of informal learning.
  • Ability to learn content quickly.
  • Reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible.
  • Self-directed learner.
  • Bilingual a plus

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 28, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Program Specialist II

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Program Specialist to join our team! This position will coordinate DMNS Programs for school groups by developing, delivering,andpromoting high quality, engaging and educational programs with the audience needs and best practices as the guide.  The Program Specialist will support Museum Educators/Performers by providing professional development opportunities and increasing teaching, performance and engagement strategies to ensure effective delivery. This position will support and build existing and new Museum Partnerships with school districts and maintain and support a financially viable program through efficient fiscal management. The Program Specialistwillparticipateon projects as a resource on science and educational methods as it relates to DMNS’ overall goals.

Essential Duties:

  • Takes an active roleinimplementationofMuseum Programs’ hands-on, audience-driven learning philosophy. 
  • Ensures age appropriate, audience-responsive, and dynamic techniques are used during programs in a range of formats that may include or combine: facilitation, demonstration, dissection, co-creation, improvisation, direct instruction, or theatrical performance.  Leads or assists in staff and/or volunteer training.
  • Coordinates maintenance, technical issues, schedule and statistics as assigned. 
  • Ensures educational programs are active in studios and other program spaces, as well as offsite. 
  • Mentors (day-to-day training) staff and volunteer facilitators. Helps to coordinate breaks, program schedule,facilitations, etc. in a team leader capacity.
  • Developsorsupportscreationoftrainingmaterials.
  • Leadsorcontributestodevelopmentofnewprogramsand updating existing programs,ensuringcontentisaudiencecentered, accurate and age-appropriate.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field required.
  • 3 years’ experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in program coordination required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Core values:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 25, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Temporary Host

Job Description:

If you like to be on the move, can start a conversation with a stranger, look at the glass as half full and want to work with a fun team, consider joining the Guest Services team.

The Guest Services Host position is highly interactive with our guests in a dynamic and fun working environment. You’ll work with our team in our IMAX theater, Planetarium theater, in the Museum Lobby, or at our virtual reality ride in Space Odyssey assisting guests and setting the tone for a great Museum experience. You’ll be on the move throughout the day and will work in a variety of locations each day while interacting with our guests and members. You’ll even get to see a movie or Planetarium show in the process. How can you beat that?

This is a temporary position ending 8/31/18

Essential duties: 

  • Ushers guests into the IMAX Theater. Check tickets, distributes and collects glasses, provides customer service as needed in the theater.
  • Ushers guests into the Planetarium Theater. Checks tickets, runs show controls and provides service in the theater.
  • Checks tickets and membership cards at the Welcome Gate for daily operations and special events as assigned
  • Provides assistance to guests and members at self-servicekiosksandassistsatoperationofvirtualrealityride
  • Provides a welcoming, safe and fun environment for our guests through outstanding service and guest assistance.

 

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ experience in afast pacedservice environment required.
  • Ability to works weekends and evening required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.   

Working Conditions:

  • Office: Moderate noise (Museum floor, and theatres, medium to high traffic).
  • Ability to be in a stationary position 60% of the time and circulating through respective areas 40% of the time.
  • Continual operation of a desktop computer, mobile computer, and a scanner.
  • IMAX and Planetarium: ability to ascend/descend stairs in theatre, move and store strollers, move rolling racks and other equipment.
  • Lifting requirements: Moderate physical effort required by handling (racks of 3D glasses, laptops, scanner, ticket stock and printer) up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 15 pounds frequently.
  • Occasional need to move, fold-up, and put down school lunch tables; and to move empty and full carts/wagons.
  • Ability to work outside as needed in all types of weather.

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish/English)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with customers face to face 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 18, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Security Officer (Part-time)

Job Description:

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

The Security Officer position requires excellent customer service skills, as the post will be within one of our exciting traveling exhibits. This position will use observational skills while responding to medical emergencies that may take place in the exhibit galleries. The Security Office will be working with other officers assigned.  Thereisadditionaltraining and future opportunities to work within the entire Museum facility, our Command center and main reception area as a relief officer.   

Essential duties:

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

Requirements:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • 2 years’ experience in a security, military, or equivalent related service
  • Certified Protection Professional ( CPO )preferred
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Museum security experience,
  • Solid interpersonal skills to work with a diverse community.
  • Experience in a Cultural Institution 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 25, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Events Ambassador

Employment Type: Part-Time

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/795630.html

Job Description:

Events Ambassador

The Events Ambassador for Private Events works with the Events Coordinator to deliver a wide variety of events to Butterfly Pavilion guests. Professional service and a positive,stress free experience are the goals for our events and clients. The Butterfly Pavilion offers weddings and receptions, corporate dinners and holiday parties, cocktail parties, birthday parties, and any other event that can be proficiently handled in the unique, yet limited spaces of Butterfly Pavilion. The Events Ambassador will also provide support for facility related events such as fundraising events, special openings, and appreciation celebrations. Events Ambassadors must have a positive attitude, and be able to communicate effectively during what can be fast paced and high demand situations.

Essential Functions:

Reports to the Events Coordinator

Assist the Events Team to ensure all Butterfly Pavilion related and third party events operate in an efficient and professional manner.

Assist the Coordinatorbyresponding to needs as they arise;beabletoactquickly;butalsobeawareoflimitations regarding any particular event.

Become familiar with Butterfly Pavilion and event rules and policies. Assist the Coordinator to enforce rules and policies at events to ensure the best possible experience for clients and for the safety and safe-keeping of Butterfly Pavilion assets.

Communicate with Events Coordinator and be familiar with all aspects of upcoming event Events Ambassadors will be scheduled to arrive early to assist the Coordinatorwiththesetupprocess;togreetandorientclients, and work with the Coordinator to address questions or problems from rental service providers, caterers, and clients.

Events Ambassadors will be an active part of all events by routinely checking in with the client and walking through the event to address needs such as emptying trash, answering questions, cleaning up spills, monitor and intervene as necessary to keep exhibits functioning properly, etc.

Thank client and guests as they exit the venue, be prepared to answer any questions related to the event or the Butterfly Pavilion.

Clean up what is necessary to return Butterfly Pavilion to pre-party appearance. This may include cleaning, tearing down and returning equipment to proper storage or service location, returninganyserviceitemsborrowedbyclient, emptying trash, recycling, etc.

Close the Butterfly Pavilion according to the latest required procedures.

Attend Rosie the tarantula training class and possess confidence when handling Rosie during Live Animal Encounters with clients and guests.

Possess a desire to learn about all of our invertebrates to educate the client and guest in an engaging manner.

Be comfortable with arts and craft projects with young children.

Qualifications: 

Entry level position

Bilingual preferred

Possess the ability to represent Butterfly Pavilion and its mission in a professional manner Experience working with children and events preferred Public speaking experience desired Must have availability to work weekends Must have a flexible schedule Must have excellent communication skills Possess excellent organizational skills Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 25 lbs.

Must be able to stand or be on feet for long periods of time

Core Competencies:

 Detail Oriented

 Team Work

 Communication Skills

 Decision Making

 Technologically Savvy

 Interpersonal Skill

Result and Goal Oriented.

Strategic Thinking

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: Work Environment

While performing the responsibilities of the Events Ambassador, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the employee will encounter both hot and cold environments while performing duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Events Ambassador.

Physical Demands

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfullyperformtheessentialfunctionswithinthisposition. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Events Ambassador.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and stand/walk around for several hours at a time.

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

This Event Ambassador position is a part-time position that will and requires availability on both Saturdays and Sundays, with the possibility of weekday hours for approximately 8 - 16 hours per week depending on business needs.

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Communications & Marketing Specialist

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we’re growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: IntegrityRespectProfessionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Pay: $26.39 to $38.22/hour

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 2073041

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Accesstoinnovationworkspaces

Department Information
This position is with the Aurora Fox Theater of the Library & Cultural Services Department.

The Aurora Fox Theater was originallybuiltin1946,andwasAurora’s only “movie palace” serving the needs of a growing population and military personnel stationed at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital and Lowry Air Force Base.  Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s the Fox Theater with its Art Moderne entrance and 61­ foot neon sign was a popular destination for children and adults. In 1981 caused extensive fire and water damage.  Between 1983 and 1985, however, civic groups, the city of Aurora and private companies worked together to fund a restoration and rehabilitation of the theater. The building reopened on March 8,1985asthe Aurora Fox Arts Center.

Today, the Aurora Fox is an anchor organization in the city’s recently established Aurora Cultural Arts District and home to the Aurora Fox Theatre Company,anawardwinningprofessionaltheatrecompanyoperatedbythe city of Aurora’s Cultural Services Division.  The Aurora Fox is a member of Actors’ Equity Associationandthetheateremploysfourfulltimestaffandincludestwoperformancespaces: a 230 seat proscenium theater and a 73 seat corner thrust black box theatre. Operationsincludeamainstageseason,achildren’stheaterprogram, various classes and guest productions.  The Fox is firmly committed to diverse and colorblind casting, culturally specific programming and the pursuit of innovation.

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis. As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates and/or manages print and online campaigns that build the Aurora Fox brand and help drive revenue and donations; rallies Aurora Fox’s stakeholders (staff, patrons,supportersandvolunteers) around the brand; ensures brand standards are maintained across all channels and markets
  • Develops strategic partnerships with area media outlets
  • Creates, edits,submitsforapprovalanddisseminatesvisuallycompelling and well-written sales and communications materials across channels including marketing/advertising; news releases/advisories; e-mail newsletters to patrons; event calendars; multi-page publications; event invitations for development activities
  • Creates,submitsforapprovalandmanagesengagingcontent on the website and social media
  • Develops and recommends budgets; manages approved budgets efficiently; provides forecasts and reports
  • Provides input on programming
  • Plans and implements new and creative strategies to strengthen the annual fund-raising program
  • Prepares, guides and supports the board of directors and other volunteers in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gifts (annual and capital)
  • Builds strong relationships with foundation and corporate funders
  • In collaboration with the Patron Services Manager creates a strong sponsorship program
  • Supports the board in the planning and implementation of the annual gala and other special events
  • Identifies, compiles, and submits grants, proposals, and reports in a complete, timely, accurate and compelling fashion
  • Oversees the collection of data on contributors
  • Working with the Cultural Arts Supervisor and the Patron Services Manager, markets programs for K-12 school students, including weekday matinees, workshops and other integrated opportunities for learning
  • Develops and oversees value-added programming for audience development, including pre-show lectures, post-show discussions with the artists and study guides
  • Administers and supervises internship programs
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, arts administration, or a related field

Experience:

  • 2 years of development and marketing experience

Education Equivalency:
Relevant professional level experience may be substituted for theeducationrequirementsonayearfor year basis.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Driver’s License

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • A passion for and understanding of the theatre, musical theatre and theatre arts education
  • Provensuccessatmeetingand exceeding revenue goals
  • Proven successful interactions with boards and a diverse array of community stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer/technology skills, especially in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social media platforms. Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • A spirit of curiosity and tenacity to “get the job done”

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:

  • Primarilysedentaryphysicalworkrequiringabilitytoliftamaximumof 10 pounds
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment
  • Visionforreading and interpreting reports and data analysis and preparation
  • Frequent speech communication, hearing and listening to maintain communication with employees and citizens
  • Speech communication to give instructions and provide technical direction
  • Vision to read gauges and instructions and operate equipment

Work Environment:

  • Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment; sometimes works nights and weekend

Equipment Used:

  • Frequently uses standard office equipment including computer, calculator, multi-line telephones, and copy/fax machines
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

For Veterans points:  Pleaseshowallofyouremploymenthistory, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.

If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

Curatorial Assistant

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking a Curatorial Assistant to join our team! The Curatorial Assistant (grant funded position; NSF LepNet) is responsible for digitizing data and taking digital photographs for the LepNet project (focus taxa as defined by the LepNet project). The main responsibilities include data capture, data verification, and digital imaging of butterfly and moth specimens. This individual will also be responsible, assisted by the Curator of Entomology, for the training of database volunteers and overseeing the work of these volunteers.

Essential Duties:

  • Ensures data capture of 25,383 butterfly and moth specimens in the online Symbiota database in the course of the project period.
  • Digitally images 3,640 butterfly and moth specimens in high quality with our Visionary Digital Passport Digital Imaging System in the course of the project period.
  • Digitally images of 5,324 butterfly and moth specimens with smartphones in the course of the project period; establishing a smartphone workflow that is best suited for our volunteer workforce.
  • Helps with recruiting, training and supervision of databasing volunteers.
  • Re-curates specimens as necessary for databasing.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in natural sciences required.
  • 1 years’ experience handling museum collections required.
  • 1 years’ experience with relational databases required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Basicknowledgeinentomology, taxonomy and collections management.
  • Solid computer skills and preferred experience in data capture and geo-referencing of natural history specimens.
  • Working knowledge of digital photography and Photoshop or similar photo-processing software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Accurate typing skills.
  • Strong motor skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Optional evening/night/weekend work can occasionally occur (outreach).

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 30, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Sales Associate

Job Description:

The Museum Shop is seeking an individual who loves working with the public and in a local institution.  Daily duties include establishing a positive customer service relationship with all guests, internal and external that guarantees customer satisfaction and the financial success of the Museum. Perform daily tasks that enable the Museum Shop to appear aesthetically pleasing to the guests as well as maintain appropriatestocklevelsfrontandbackofstore.

Thisisaparttimeposition.

Essential duties: 

  • Greets customers entering the shop
  • Answers customers’ questions and provides information on procedures or policies
  • Issues receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers
  • Handles cash drawers, counting money, balancing drawer, and documents discrepancies
  • Demonstrates an understanding of shop products in Museum or Special Exhibit shops
  • Resolves customer complains in a timely manner

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to accurately balance a cash drawer required.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.

Core values:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 16, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Floor Staff Associate

ABOUT US

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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

Work Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays, 8:45am-1:00pm. 17 hours/week with potential for more. (Monday hours somewhat flexible.)

Rate: $11.00/hour

Reports to: Guest Services Director

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

40%- Maintain QualityCustomerServiceby:● 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, retail items, or other Museum products ● Communicating Museum policies to visitors ● Providing Assistance with exhibits as needed

30%- Maintain Safe and Clean MuseumEnvironmentby:● Walking through Museummakingsureallthruwaysareclearofdebris or obstacles ● Upkeep of bathrooms, snack area, reusable exhibit products, spills, and general cleanliness ● Cleaning props and exhibits throughout the day

● Participating in prep and cleaning for field trips, parties, and classes ● Providing assistance to Exhibits and Programming staff.

20%- Maintain a Safe Museum Environment by:

● Following and enforcing Museum standards and policies

●Communicatinganypotential or active problems to the appropriate Museum staff

● Assisting in lost child/caregiver response

● Provide basic first aid as needed

10%- Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training:

Attending all staff meetings as required

● Keeping uptodateonMuseumpolicies, 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:

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

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

 Enjoy working with children and promoting learning through play

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

 Responsible self-starterwithproblemsolvingskills

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

 Ability to work collaboratively, but independently as necessary

 A great sense of humor!

 Comfortable cleaning up occasional kid-related messes and spills

 Great communication skills with both coworkers and visitors

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

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

 Availability to occasionally cover other shifts strongly preferred.

 

OUR HIRING PROCESS:

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

TO APPLY:

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

Recruitment & Diversity Manager

Description

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum, where we believe that art can make a difference in peoples’ lives by celebrating & stimulating creativity and inspiring greater understanding & connection with our world. The DAM aspires to be a beloved anchor in Denver’s cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

The Recruitment & Diversity Manager in the Human Resources Department will be responsible for ensuring the Denver Art Museum is hiring the best possible talent committed to supporting the integrated strategies for talent management and diversity. This position will be responsible for full life cycle recruitment and ensuring a diverse and inclusive culture. This includes establishing and tracking key metrics to drive desired outcomes that are specific to recruitment and diversity and inclusivity goals. Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who is goal oriented and strives for excellence.

  • Plan, develop and direct strategies to help the museum effectively recruit, onboard and retain a diverse workforce
  • Establishes competencies and prescreening questions through the use of position descriptions, industry standards, and hiring manager input, and creates a recruiting strategy for each vacant position and demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity
  • Prepares recruitment materials and posts jobs to appropriate job boards
  • Network through industry contacts, association memberships, colleges and universities, social media, and colleagues to build a talent pipeline
  • Conducts screening interviews to assess qualifications and department and organizational fit and provides input to hiring managers
  • Developformalofferpackagesandprovidesoffertopotentialcolleagues
  • Develops and sends out formal rejection communication to applicants who are not hired
  • Facilitates onboarding of new colleagues to help them become fully integrated
  • Maintains all pertinent applicant data in HRIS System
  • Develops and maintains professional recruiting network through industry contacts, association memberships, colleges and universities, recruiting platforms, social media, and job fairs
  • Coordinates with external communications department to establish a recognizable employer of choice reputation for the DAM.
  • Develops college recruiting initiatives and attends career fairs for recruiting and to increase DAM recognition
  • Utilizes different forms of social media to expand the DAM’s brand and source potential employees
  • Establishes and tracks key metrics to drive desired outcomes that are specific to recruitment and diversity goals
  • Interprets EEO trends and overall diversity data; collaborates with the HR Director in the development of plans to address any gaps
  • Manages the compliance and regulations enforced by Federal,Stateandlocalagencies.
  • Liaison with the immigration attorney to facilitate international hires
  • Manages the Intern/Fellow Program and the DAM Compensation Program
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and 3-5 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • HR Certification a plus
  • Working knowledge of recruiting and diversity principles
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • WorkingknowledgeofHRIS, Microsoft Word,ExcelandPowerPoint
  •  

This is full-timepositionwithbenefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at:https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788&job=28708&jpt=

 Deadline for application is May 31, 2018.

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

Marketing Manager / Graphic Designer

Part Time

Boulder Ballet, a dynamic professional ballet company and school with offices at Dairy ARTS Center,hasanimmediatepart time opportunity for a Graphic Designer/Marketing Director. This individual will shape, manage and drive the implementation of effective marketing campaigns as well as design and create graphic materials to target and engage the public.

Responsibilities

MARKETING

  • • Prepare a variety of marketing materials, performance programsandPR/promotions
  • • Plan and coordinate advertising schedules
  • • Manage social media campaigns
  • •Managewebsitecontent
  • • Copywriting

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • • Create the designs for all company and school performances, and special events spanning print advertisements,websiteandonlinecontent, and social media
  • • Work with a range of media and graphic design software
  • • Think creatively and develop new ways to inspire and captivate the community

Requirements/Qualifications

  • • 2-4 years proven experience in communications, marketing, PR or related field
  • • Experience in creating marketing plans including a marketing budget
  • • Website management
  • • Proficiency working with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, InstagramandYouTube)
  • • Experience in videography and video editing
  • • Demonstrated ability with Creative Suite (primarily Photoshop CC 2017), InDesign, Illustrator
  • • Demonstrated ability with video editing software such as Final Cut Pro
  • • Excellent computer skills
  • • Capacity to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • • Ability to manage timelines and project budgets
  • • Interest in and commitment to performing arts, specifically dance
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • • Strong organizational skills
  • • Understanding of a non-profit organization
  • • Dance background strongly preferred

Hours are flexible, however, evening and weekend work will be required periodically. Pleasesubmitcoverletterandresumeclearlyillustratingtherequirementsmentionedaboveto:WrennCombs,ExecutiveDirector, wrenn@boulderballet.org

We will respond only to qualified individuals.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of Think 360 Arts educational and professional development programs. The Program Assistant position reports to the Program Director and works closely with the Executive Director and all of the Think 360 Arts support staff.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION

Think 360 Arts’ mission is to cultivate and sustain the arts as essential to all learning through creative experiences for students and teachers. It is Think 360 Arts’ objective to improve learning opportunities in and through the arts for children and youth, particularly in underserved communities.

Think 360 Arts focuses on in-depth programming enabling children and their teachers to learn to express themselves creatively toward the goal of using the arts as a tool for academic achievement,workforcepreparednessandpersonalgrowth.Programsinclude:ArtistinResidenceProgramsandAfterSchoolWorkshops; Educational Performances; Public Awareness Campaigns; and Professional Development for Classroom Teachers and Professional Teaching Artists. Think 360 Arts is an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

School and Community Programs

 Assist Program Directorinrespondingtorequestsforartistinresidence, educational performances, and workshops.

 Assist in developing and booking all programs, including contracts, scheduling, communications, and billing.

 Facilitate planning meetings between partners and teaching artists as well as all follow-upneededtoensuresuccessfulhighqualityprogramming.

 Manage and maintain Salesforce database as it relates to programming.

 Lead outreach to engage new and returning customers.

 Assist with the implementation of the CAP Grant program.

 Implement and manage the allocation of funding assistance to Colorado schools.

 Assist with the compilation of program statistics and financial data on related programs using Salesforce for grants and reports.

 Assist with the implementation and booking of arts education professional development in-services, workshops, and institutes for Colorado teachers.

 Assist Program Director with on-boarding new artists to the Think 360 Arts Artist Roster.

 Represent Think 360 Arts at appropriate professional gatherings as required.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS DESIRED:

Candidates should be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. An undergraduate or associates degree is preferred. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience with Salesforce or any CRM database is preferred. Excellent written, verbal,andinterpersonalcommunicationskillsaswellasaninterestinthevalueofartsineducationareessentialtosuccessinthis position. Bilingual preferred.

SALARY AND OFFICE HOURS

This is a 40 hour/week salaried position, our normal business hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday; on occasion hours outside of normal business hours may be required. The salary for this position is $27,000/year plus benefits.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to info@think360arts.org by 5pm Friday May 25th, 2018. The start date for this position will be Monday, July 2, 2018.Pleasenocallsordrop ins. Think 360 Arts’ policy is to afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Associate Director of Visitor & Member Services

Reports to: Executive Director & Chief Curator

Status: Full – time: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00, Occasional Weekends & Evenings as needed

Summary: Responsible for the daily operations of the Museum’s front desk and museum store including greeting the public, answering phones, operating admissions,andstoreregistersandmaintainingattractivenessoffrontdeskandstorearea; stocking merchandise, dusting, and straightening. Provide administrative support for the Museum, including data entry and maintenance of membership, tour and birthday party databases, correspondence, filing and faxing, and website updating.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

3. Update voice-mail menu for special events, holidays, or closures.

4. Replytogeneralemailinquiriesassenttothemuseumsgeneralemailaccountandforwardindividuals to appropriate staff in a timely manner.

5. Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admission, membership, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.

6. Balance cash register daily with closing weekly and monthly.

7. Copyandmaintainliteratureatfrontdesk.

8. Schedule tours and birthday parties.

9. Assist in creating and mailing new membership packets,renewalnoticesandnewsletters.

10. Maintain organized and attractive front desk.

11. Assist with inventory, ordering,receivingandmerchandizingproductsforstore.

12. Purchase and inventory of office and store supplies.

13. Provide basic security support through monitoring cameras.

14. Dust, vacuum and re-supply restrooms when necessary.

15. Train and supervise other front desk personnel, including Saturday staff on Visitor Services/Front Desk tasks and staffing museum rentals and special events.

16. Assist with special and fundraising events.

17. Assist the museum with website updates &addingnewwebpagesusingacontent management System.

18. Rental scheduling coordinator and maintaining of rental brochure and information.

19. Collaboration and cooperation in other duties not specifically listed desired

Qualifications:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

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

Type 35 wpm and familiarity with computers, Word, PublisherandExcel

Teamplayerenthusiasticabouthistoryoffirefighting,firesafetyandprevention.

B.A. in Anthropology, History, Museum Studies or related field required

Experience working with children, volunteers & the public required

Dedication to inclusivity and accessibility within the workplace.

Send resume, cover letter, and professional references to Jamie Melissa Wilms, Executive Director jamie@denverfirefightersmuseum.org by May 16th. Notelephonecallsplease.

About the Denver Firefighters Museum:

The DFM is housed in historic Old Station No. 1, which was an active fire station from 1909 to 1975. It interprets the history of both the 151-year-oldDenverfire Department and firefighting profession. In addition, the DFM works to educate the members of the community about fire and life safety. This is accomplished through educational programming, interpretive exhibits, and scholarly research.

The Denver Firefighters Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

Adult Program Coordinator

Denver Botanic Gardens

Job Summary: This position coordinates and executes a variety of adult and public programs, including, but not limited to, classes, events, lectures, tours, group travel, symposia, and other educational experiences. Adult education program content includes, but is not limited to, home gardening, plant crafts or garden arts, biodiversity, conservation, science, health and wellness, horticulture therapy and other topics that connect people with plants. Additionally, the coordinator coordinates program logistics, maintains materials, keeps accurate records, communicates with instructors and participants, and supports Gardens’ efforts.

Career Type: Full-time

Qualifications/Experience: Priorknowledgeandpreviousexperienceis preferred, including a college degree and two years’ related experience or training in programming for public audiences, or an equivalent combination of education,trainingand experience. Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Must be able to maintain accurate records,filesand schedules. Familiarity with MicrosoftWindows based systems and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the ability to learn needed software & databases is required. Experience working in a science library is desirable. Knowledge of horticulture, botany, horticulture therapy and gardening topics desirable but not required. Previous experience working with volunteers and/or in informal education desirable.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop, plan and implement adult and public certificate and non-certificate programs in coordination with Education Department Staff and goals.
  • Accurately schedule, record, and communicate programs, facilities, instructors, resources, registrations and other data.
  • Write course descriptions, curricula, brochures, fliers and other materials.
  • Communicate programs offered, administer surveys, track progress in class registration, post class opportunities online and follow established marketing procedures.
  • Understand, track,andworktocompletebudgetarygoalssetbysupervisorbymaintainingup-to-date records and spreadsheets.
  • Coordinate and supervise volunteers as part of the Education team, including regular information-sharing and communication.
  • Coordinate and implement volunteer training sessions specific to adult education and Horticulture Therapy
  • Maintain files, keep records, and prepare reports as needed.
  • Identify partnership opportunities and foster relationships for programming.
  • Research and resolve disputes and problems within established guidelines.

Other Job Duties:

  • Assist the marketing and education teams in developing and improving marketing plans and strategies.
  • Deliver presentations,trainingsandprograms as needed.
  • Work with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/f1163d1c-ee75-5f5e-6c55-2fc49145d849/apply?source=761545-CS-28662

Research Coordinator

Denver Botanic Gardens

Job Summary: Under general supervision, this position provides project coordination support for the Research & Conservation department and performs a full range of administrative tasks. The Research Coordinator assists with tracking budgets, grant reporting,roomschedulingandis the main liaison with other Gardens departments. Additionally, this individual is the internal “face” of the department and must have strong customer service skills, but frequently works independently on assigned projects requiring strong time management skills, management of deadlines and of multiple and changing priorities and detail-orientation. 

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High school diploma and a minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated strong proficiency with standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Outlook, Word) and Microsoft Outlook. Experience with Blackbaud accounting software a plus. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken; and excellent human relations skills required. Must be able to manage multiple and changing priorities and be organized and detail-oriented.Musthavetrack record of sound judgment and decision-making in an administrative setting. Mustbeabletomaintainconfidentiality of information. Enthusiasm for communicating science to various audiences a plus. Must have a Colorado Driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to staff, volunteers and visitors of the department including, but not limited to, phone, in-person,written,verbalandelectroniccommunication.
  • Answer basic inquiries and give tours to drop-in visitors.
  • Support department projects by working closely with staff, assisting in managing timelines, task completion, deadlines and communication including but not limited to organizing meetings and taking minutes and arranging all aspects, as requested, of travel related to research and conferences.
  • Coordinates maintenance of the Field Vehicle and uses City facilities to wash and gas the vehicle when needed.
  • Foster relationships among and liaise with all Gardens departments to share relevant department updates and be knowledgeable of Gardens policies, procedures,projectsandprograms. Assist in cross-departmental projects.
  • Manage department accounts and project budgets daily. Generate monthly and ad hoc reports. Take initiative to resolve accounting errors.
  • Identify and create public-facing documents to share departmental projects and accomplishments.
  • Manage volunteer onboarding for the department, including updating the department’s volunteer website. Develop creative ideas to support and celebrate volunteers’ contributions.

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintain office and laboratory inventory, equipment and cleanliness, and coordinate maintenance, repairs when necessary.
  • Maintain up-to-date departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a current inventory of supplies in all storage cabinets and orders additional supplies as needed.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Gardens visitors and research collaborators.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6acc97ee-a016-8f8d-d4ac-ef0e2c0fd867/apply?source=759567-CS-28662

Concierge (3/4 time)

Job Description:

The Concierge sets the tone for excellent Museum experiences through ticket sales, reservations and personalized service, both in-person and on the phone.Conciergemaybeassignedtoeitherafront-of-houseorback-of-houserolewhereexpertiseandschedulingisrequired.  Duties include customer service and hospitality at ticketing or on phones, process reservation requests, and data entry. This position has the ability to progress through skill levels with increases in pay over time.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides excellent guest experience through outstanding customer service and assistance.
  • Provides service and hospitality to our guests and members through on-site ticket sales, on-site membership enrollment, phone reservations for all programs and ticketed events, general information calls and inquiries, phone enrollment of memberships and membership inquiries.
  • Answerscallsin the Guest Service Center for ticket reservations, information, membership enrollment, school programs and other events.
  • Enters data into membership records to support the data integrity of our membership database.
  • Works as assigned in either the Service Center, ticketing, Welcome Gate, IMAX, Planetarium as needed.

Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ experience in afast pacedservice environment required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evening shifts as scheduled required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have:

To be successful, you’ll need to be resilient, flexible, have a knack for proactive problem-solving, be creative, and have empathy without “catching” a guest’s potential negativity. Strong work habits of attention to detail and having awareness of the larger picture and intent while following processes are essential.

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 8, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Security Officer (Part-time)

Job Description:

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

The Security Officer position requires excellent customer service skills, as the post will be within one of our exciting traveling exhibits. This position will use observational skills while responding to medical emergencies that may take place in the exhibit galleries. The Security Office will be working with other officers assigned.  Thereisadditionaltraining and future opportunities to work within the entire Museum facility, our Command center and main reception area as a relief officer.   

Essential duties:

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

Requirements:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • 2 years’ experience in a security, military, or equivalent related service
  • Certified Protection Professional ( CPO ) preferred
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Museum security experience,
  • Solid interpersonal skills to work with a diverse community.
  • Experience in a Cultural Institution 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 8, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Food Service Operations Manager

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Food Service Operations Manager to join our team! Wevaluepeopleandawork life balance. We want professionals that are hardworking, passionate & dedicated to the Museum. The Food Service Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing daily operations and achieving quality standards. The Operations Manager will work closely with the Director of Food & Beverage and Human Resources while managing employees’ performance, identifying staffing needs, and working through employee relations. This position will also work closely with the Executive Chef to ensure successful operations of the restaurant, monitor sales, and manage operations of supply/inventories. 

The Operations Manager will manage the development of the front of house teams, kitchen operations and human resources for the food services department. The Operations Manager will play a vital role in managing and developing successfulrelationshipswithintheMuseum. 

Essential duties:

  • Hires, trains and motivates staff.
  • Communicates and models high standards of service, quality and cleanliness.
  • Complies with all food and safety regulations.
  • Plans merchandizing of vendor products in the outlets.
  • Management of inventory and ordering through the purchaser.
  • Plans and implements daily,weeklyandmonthlystandups, team meetings and manager meetings.
  • Ensures the success of the department by meeting and/or exceeding goals and budgets set forth by DMNS.

Minimum qualifications/Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience in high volume restaurant or cafeteria setting.
  • 3 years’ experience in supervising staff in a high volume restaurant or cafeteria
  • Evening/night/weekend work may be required as needed for events.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Ability to take a project from start to finish.
  • Astrongtrackrecordforhiringandretainingstaff.
  • A strong business background, there is no corporate to guide you!

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 15, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

School Director

Swallow Hill Music Association

Reports to:  Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports:  School Programs Coordinator and Instructors (60)

Classification:  Exempt

The School Director leads the three school locations for Swallow Hill, including Yale, Lowry and The Highlands. This includes leading a team of employees and external partners to achieve financial and mission objectives.  The School Director also leads the development and delivery of a long-term strategy for growth at all school locations, including identification of new locations.  Additionally, the School Director is responsible for overseeing and maintaining strong relationships with the instructors, including management and streamlining of curriculum, policies, and procedures.

School Leadership & Operations

  • Assist in SHM’seffortstodeliverhighqualitymusiceducationtoall patrons with an additional focus on building community among both our students and faculty
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and visioning skills not only for the School department but in collaboration with other organizational departments
  • Oversee and manage all staff and operations of the School, including instructor staff and School Program Coordinator while assessing staffing needs as applicable
    • Assess the policies and procedures of the School while making effective updates and changes to enhance the efficiency of the department
    • Lead the execution of group class, private lesson, workshop, and camp program offerings for all age groups at all three school locations
    • Assess program offerings and maintain availability for individual planning discussions with faculty members as necessary
    • Lead responsible expansion of current sites and addition of new sites for long-term growth
    • Contribute toeffortstokeepprogrammingdynamicbyworkingwithfacultyandotherschooladministrativestaffonnewprogrammingideasthatfurthertheoverallSHM mission
    • Lead the development of the annual operating plan for the three School locations
    • Act as an ambassador of the entire SHM organization and the School among external stakeholders and communities, including being a presence at off-site events as necessary

Financial Management/Analysis

  • Meet the School financial goals for the three locations as developed in the annual operating plan
  • Lead all budgeting and financial reporting for the three on-site School locations in conjunction with the Finance Director, including monthly updates to the COO
  • Proactively complete analyses that drive understanding about School patron satisfaction and behavior, and recommend implications/actions from these analyses, including ROIonexpansionofexisting and new satellite locations 

Other

  • Communicate and collaborate extremely effectively with Music School administrative and faculty team, other internal SHM departments, and external stakeholders/partners
  • Take on other projects assigned by the COO/CEO as requested
  • Work with the Senior Director of Philanthropy and Strategic Initiatives to cultivate current and new sources of scholarship funding for Music School programs and locations, meeting with donors and board members as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading or managing a school or arts organization that included educational programming
  • Minimum of a BA
  • Strategic vision, objective leadership, and organizational alignment
  • Demonstrationofabilitytocreateavisionforeducationalprogramsthathasbeentranslatedintoplans/actions that have been brought to fruition
  • Experience managing and developing people, and showing a capability to energize a large teaching faculty or body of creative individuals
  • A successful track record of financial management and analytical skills that lead to prudent financial and overall decision making
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • An understanding of music pedagogy, though a strong background in education in any arts organization will be considered
  • Proven ability to putinfrastructureandprocessesinplacetoensureaconsistentlyhighqualityeducationalexperienceforpatrons

Competencies

  • Interpersonal
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Performance Management
  • Empowering Others
  • Oral and Written Communication

EEO Statement

Swallow Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Swallow Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties,responsibilitiesandactivitiesmaychangeatanytimewithorwithoutnotice.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jessy@swallowhillmusic.org.  Nophonecallsplease.

Finance Director

Swallow Hill Music Association

Reports to:  Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports:  Accounting Manager and HR contractors

Classification:  Exempt

Summary

The Finance Director will be a strategic thought-partner for the organization and will report to the COO.  This is a hands-on, participative director, and is responsible for establishing policies,proceduresandreportingsystems.  The Finance Director is responsible for ensuring legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions.  He/She will also oversee A/R and A/P processing, payroll and risk management.  Additionally, oversight of Human Resources functions falls within this department.  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.

Essential Functions

Finance, Planning and Budgeting

  • Lead all finance activities of the organization to ensure financial accuracy and timely,highqualityreporting.  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 status of financial condition of the organization ina comprehensivemonthlystatementstotheCEO, COO and Board Finance Committee in a timely and accurate manner
    • Coordinating with management and staff to provide current financial information necessary for decision making
    • Leadinginternalteam for annual audit processincludingactingasliaisonbetweenauditorsandBoard Finance Committee
  • Lead the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the COO.  Duties include:
    • Building a budget that accurately reflects the plans of the organization for the year
    • Acting as the voice for balancing financial risk

Human Resources and Administration

  • Keep the employee manual current and legal
  • Assist in maintaining and monitoring employee benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, LT Disability, vacation and sick time
  • Maintain individual employee files that include all appropriate hiring documents, performance evaluations, current job descriptions and all other information required
  • Oversight of HR contractors that support the organization

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, including non-profit experience
  • Understand GAAP and have cost-based accounting knowledge.
  • Experience with quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for a $5 Million+ organization.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to – and effectively collaborate with –colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
  • Understanding of grants management
  • Technology savvy including knowledge of accounting and reporting software, particularly QuickBooks
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic,organizationandproblemsolvingskillswhichsupportandenablesounddecisionmaking
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to prioritize,negotiate,andworkwithavarietyofinternalandexternalstakeholders
  • Ability to attend a few key special events in accounting/event capacity

Competencies

  • Ethical Conduct
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Performance Management
  • Empowering Others
  • Written Communication

Salary

DOE in addition to full health insurance and bonus opportunities.

EEO Statement

Swallow Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Swallow Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties,responsibilitiesandactivitiesmaychangeatanytimewithorwithoutnotice.

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jessy@swallowhillmusic.org.  Nophonecallsplease.

Summer Camp Instructor

FLSA Status: Seasonal, full-time, exempt

Reports to: Camps and Family Programs Coordinator

Location: Brighton, CO with limited travel throughout Colorado

Salary: $2,000/month, paid biweekly

Duration: May 14 – August 11, 2018

Benefits: Housing provided at the Environmental Learning Center (a short drive from downtown Denver),includingprivate room, access to full kitchen and bathroom, high-speed internet access; room and board provided during overnight camps.

Purpose: The Camp Instructor supports and assists the Camps and Family Programs Coordinator in all aspects of summer programs.

About the Organization:

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

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 Responsible for the instruction and well-being of the 4 - 10 male and female youth in conjunction with counterpart, 24 hours a day for the duration of overnight camp sessions, which are 6 days/5 nights and 10 days/9 nights long.

 Responsible for the instruction and well-being of up to 15 youth during day camp sessions.

 Providing supervision to all campers during hikes,fieldtripsandothercampactivities, while abiding by all of Bird Conservancy’s Summer Camp Policies.

 Teaching lessons on natural history, ornithology, science, research, conservation, field journaling, and nature awareness/appreciation.

 Other duties as assigned.

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

 Ability to develop and lead environmental science, leadership, and/or outdoor adventure programs for diverse audiences in formal and non-formal outdoor and classroom settings.

 Responsible, creative, enthusiastic, flexible, and dedicated to providing a safe and age-appropriate learning environment.

 Effective communication and customer service skills, including public speaking and communication with parents,guardiansandparticipants.

 Knowledge and experience regarding bird identification and natural history.

 Must be in good physical condition, able to lift/carry 40 pounds, and able to hike long distances at elevations above 8500’.

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Education and Experience Required:

 Must be a college student or graduate (preferred), who is working toward or has a degree in Education, Environmental Studies, Biological Sciences, Natural Resource Management, or related field, with a focus in ornithology.

 Strong organizational and logistical skills, and able to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

 Prior experience in day and/or overnight camp settings.

 Able to clear state and federal background checks.

 Demonstrated experience with safely transporting children in 15-passenger and other rental vehicles.

 Current CPR and First Aid Certifications (WFA or WFR Preferred).

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to applicants@birdconservancy.org with the subject line Camp Instructor by April 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Maintenance Technician
Swallow Hill Music

Reporting to:  Customer Service and Facilities Manager

Hours:  Part-time, 20-28 hours per week

Compensation: DOE

Position

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing maintenance and building upkeep duties in order to ensure that the building is maintained for positive patron and administrative staff experiences, as well as a healthy, safe and sanitary environment for all. 

This position requires some flexibility in schedule to accommodate a few monthly administrative meetings and trips offsite to acquire necessary materials for projects.  There may also be instances when the Maintenance Technician is asked to help respond to facility emergencies or incidents outside of the normal work schedule.

Responsibilities

Facility Management

  • Daily walk-through and assessment of facility with a critical eye, identifying areas that need to be addressed and calendaring them appropriately
    • Notify necessary parties as items are identified,suchascustodialcontractornotperformingtoappropriatelevel
  • Funnel all project requests through Facilities Manager to ensure proper calendaring of work being done - these projects include a wide array of tasks that include electrical, paint, HVAC, woodwork, drywall, and plumbing repairs
    • Follow work order process 
    • Respond to requests in a timely manner, based on priority and level of urgency
  • Complete grounds work, which may include trash collection, sweeping sidewalks, and parking lot clean-up
  • Coordinate with Facilities Manager to evaluate tool, equipment and supply inventory and procurement
  • Track inventory of bathroom supplies, and re-order supplies as needed
  • Perform and schedule applicable tasks captured within the preventative maintenance calendar built and maintained by Facilities Manager & COO
    • Check-in monthly to track preventative maintenance with Facilities Manager
    • Maintainaccuraterecordsfortestsandinspections and ensure that COO & Facilities Manager have copies of all records
  • Perform emergency repairs when applicable
  • Serve as contact person with outside vendors & contractors for maintenance and repair projects to ensure proper assessment of projects is completed prior to submitting a bid or performing work
  • Maintain a clean and orderly maintenance room with organized record keeping of materials and tools, ensuring supplies are easy to find for all staff members
  • Maintain positive working relationships with ongoing vendors/contractors, such as HVAC, snow removal, trash and recycling collection, and custodial
  • Assist in monitoring outside vendors/contractors and relaying communication when applicable
  • First point-of-contact for emergency maintenance needs

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of the Swallow Hill Music staff; attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Maintain compliance with all local, city, state and federal health & safety standards
  • Follows Swallow Hill Music emergency procedures

Requirements

  • Must be able to work assigned hours as scheduled
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Mustcarrycellphone
  • Two years of maintenance experience preferred with experience in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and general repair knowledge
  • Background in construction trades is helpful
  • Ability to use hand and power tools for repair and maintenance
  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 pounds unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking
  • Must be comfortable with heights, ascending ladders, and working on rooftops for short durations
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all internal Swallow Hill departments to ensure smooth facility operations
  • Ability to work independently on routine maintenance tasks and special projects once they have been assigned
  • Maintain positive work attitude
  • Must be able to work safely in an environment containing chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise
  • Occasionally required to work under inclement weather conditions

This is currently a part-time position, but may be considered for a full-time position in the near future.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jessy@swallowhillmusic.org.  No phone calls, please.

Development Coordinator

Department: Development/Philanthropy

Reports to: Director, Individual and Institutional Philanthropy

FLSA: Exempt

Job purpose

To support the fundraising goals of the DCPA by managing the Development Department’s database, gift processing, accounting operations, other administrative duties, and event support. This position reports to the Director,Individualand Institutional Philanthropyandisasharedresourceto the whole Development team.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Serve as the database power user by overseeing data integrity; assist in the improvement of database capabilities, database entry protocols, as well as train database users to ensure that correct data entry protocols are implemented
  • Produce mailing lists, board dashboards, and donor prospect and gift reports
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining fundraising campaign structures within Development database, processing gift pledges,entryandpayments.
  • Confirmmembershipandgiftrenewaloffersindatabase, fulfill renewal and new premium subscription payments and payment plans
  • Serves as the Development Department liaison to Accounting Department, including updates and reconciliations for fund balances and gift transactions.
  • Send payment and tax receipts, installment plan reminders, and pledge invoices to donors for individual giving programs
  • Distributing expense invoices to Development Department project managers
  • Provides administrative support to the team such as filing, ordering office supplies, mail distribution, the organization and maintenance of electronic files.
  • Additional support for fundraising events  and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of administrative, database management, project management,  and or accounting experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field
  • ProficiencywithMicrosoftoffice, including word, advanced skills in Excel andPower Point
  • Ability to learn and navigate multiple software platforms
  • This position requires self-motivation, superior analytical, attention to detail and project management skills
  • Discretion in handling confidential information relating to the giving history and backgrounds of donors/prospect
  • Experiencewithnon-profitfundraisingstrategiesandaninterestintheartspreferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Working conditions

This position operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers,phonesandphotocopiers.

Our company philosophy is to select the person best qualified for each job in the organization.  We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All employment actions are administered in accordance with this commitment

Please apply online at Careers at the DCPA 

Landscape & Irrigation Technician

Job Summary: The Landscape & Operations Tech is a key position for the Operations of the Denver Botanic Gardens. The position performs tasks related to the installation, maintenance and operation of irrigation systems, water features, landscape lighting, HVAC and building maintenance support as well as office and computer work as assigned. With the ability to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and involvement in a team environment preferred.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Mustbeabletointerpretconstructionblue prints and landscape drawings. Additionally, 6 months experience in facility Operations. Work schedule may include irregular hours and working outside normal schedule occasionally. Must acquire Landscape Techniciancertificationwithintwo-years of hire date. Must have a current Colorado driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Operates various types of equipment such as pumps, gates, valves, centrifuges, used in water features and irrigation and systems in accordance with established procedures;
  • Observes and monitors data, machinery, and equipment to determine compliance with prescribed operating and safety standards.
  • Operation of designated remote irrigation control radios and irrigation systems.
  • Compiles data for operational reports, inventory control,andotherday-todayreportingactivities.
  • Performs diagnostic evaluation of equipment responds to emergency call outs,troubleshootsproblemsandtakesactionstoensureplant/systemintegrity.
  • Repairs mechanical equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, chemical feeders, blowers, coolers, air compressors, and heating equipment.
  • Performs assigned tasks including, but not limited to digging trenches and ditches, laying pipe, installation,cleaningandmaintenanceofwaterfeatures,pumpsandlandscapelightingfixturesandmakingnecessaryadjustment, driving snow removal equipment, running for parts and materials, HVAC maintenance assigned tasks.
  • Operatescomputerbasedprogramssuch as computerized maintenance management and facility distributed control system.
  • Operatespowerdrivenmachinerysuchasforklifts, boom trucks, cranes,jackhammers,tampers, or other similarly sized equipment;
  • Interpret job specifications and blueprints.
  • Event set-ups and tear-down.
  • Performs assigned task in building repairs and maintenance.
  • Record necessary data in appropriate format as instructed.
  • Scanningofblueprintsandorganizing and maintaining landscape and facility drawings.
  • Indoor and outdoor pond cleaning.
  • Snow removal.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City,StateandFederal.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

Other Job Duties:

  • Assist with assigned office tasks including but not limited to Auto CAD.
  • Landscape and facilities mapping in AutoCAD.
  • Maintainsasatisfactoryworkingrelationshipwithmanager, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution orientated demeanor when requesting to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing, etc.
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.

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

Click here to apply:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/50ac7497-173f-b30d-edce-3e5a3ba06945/apply?source=754938-CS-28662

Safety - Security Guard

Job Summary: Maintains a safe and secure environment for customers and employees of Denver Botanic Gardens by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.  Monitors Denver Botanic Gardens property and facilities to ensure the safety and security of all people and property associated with the Gardens. This is accomplished by CCTV observation and making periodic patrols to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED);orminimumoneyear related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of Micro Soft Office, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent communication and customer service background and skills. CPR and FirstAidCertificationis a required.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides superior customer service to the Gardens employees,visitorsandvolunteers
  • Patrolpremisesregularlytomaintainorderandestablishpresence
  • Monitor and authorize entrance of vehicles or people in the property
  • Secure all exits,doorsandwindowsafterendofoperations
  • Check surveillance cameras periodically to identify disruptions or unlawful acts
  • Investigate people for suspicious activity or possessions
  • Respond to alarms by investigating and assessing the situation.
  • Provide assistance to people in need.
  • Submit reports of daily surveillance activity.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements including checking fire extinguishers, AEDs, monitoring for alarms, lights out, door functionality, leaks and other issues. Takes responsibility for reporting damages, calling for repairs.
  • EnsurescompliancetotheGardens policies pertaining to all personnel, visitors, contractors and members.
  • Secures premises and personnel by being highly visible, patrolling the property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures.
  • Communicates in a manner that is open, honest and responsive in all situations; to the extent authorized, provides information regarding the facility and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Responds to emergencies in an orderly manner utilizing proper training and following all Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs).
  • Performs foot patrols; checks grounds and facilities for unsafe conditions, unlocked doors, blocked ingress and egress, mechanical problems, and trespassers.

Other Job Duties:

  • Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for the assigned post.
  • Proactively evaluates and suggests innovations for improvement to process and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Presents a positive image of the Gardens
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

Click here to apply:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/79081114-3d0e-4ee8-415e-aabe065a30d1/apply?source=754952-CS-28662

Box Office Representative

Posted:                       March 27, 2018

Closing Date:            Open until filled

Job Status:               Part time (up to 20 hours per week, flexible scheduling) – non-exempt

DESCRIPTION:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Box Office Manager, Box Office Representatives are responsible for providing support for all ticketing functions at the Lone Tree Arts Center.Positionis responsible for processing ticket orders by phone, mail, and in-person, hitting sales goals while providing superior customer service, and assisting the Box Office Manager with other Box Office duties as assigned.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:  (The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  Duties may be modified, added or deleted at the discretion of the Supervisor or Executive Director):

  • Provide superior customer service in all interactions with the public, including assisting patrons with ticket inquiries and purchases by phone or in-person.
  • Assist Box Office Manager with various duties as assigned (e.g. building of events within the ticketing system, creation of ticketing reports,nightofshowsupervision, etc.).
  • Inconjunctionwithallotherfrontofhousestaff,ensureanextraordinarypatronexperiencefromfirstpointofcontactthroughtheendofanevent.

Compensation:    $13.15 per hour

Benefits:                Wellness Rewards Program, Recreation Center Pass, and Employee Assistance Program. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least one year of box office experience with a combination of phone and walk-up sales strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with an integrated ticketing and customer service management software system, CRM data reporting and usage preferred. (Spektrix preferred, but AudienceView, Paciolan, Tessitura, and other ticketing software programs also acceptable.)
  • We require enthusiastic dedication to excellent customer service, a passion for performing arts a plus. All candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

More information and applications can be found at the City’s website:  www.cityoflonetree.com

Applicants must submit an application along with their resume.

Applications may be sent to City of Lone Tree, Attn: Human Resources, at 9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 100, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124. You may also fax applications to us at 303-225-4949 or by email at artshiring@cityoflonetree.com (preferred).

Guest Services Associate

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

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

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours/week; Wednesdays, 9 am – 1 pm; Fridays, 8 am – 4:30 pm; Saturdays, 9 am - 5:30 pm; weekend, evening and holiday hours as necessary
Rate: $12/hour
Open:  April 12, 2018
Close:  Open until filled

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
  • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk and Gift Shop operations
  • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
  • Actively promote and sell Museum memberships to reach revenue goals
  • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
  • Address customer service issues effectively
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a fast-paced environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.) Other physical and requirements of position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
  • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
  • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast pasted environment while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Clean, neat and professional appearance
  • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
  • Cash handling, cash register andpointofsaleexperience

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

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

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

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

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

Dishwasher

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

Every single day thousands of curious guests take a break from an action-packed day at the museum and enjoy various treats from our café, and we need you to help make our guests experience memorable!

Job Description:

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

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Essential duties: 

  • Ensures the constant maintenance of the dining room. Cleans tables, chairs, and floors.  Ensures that trash can levels are serviced and maintained.
  • Provides high standards of service, quality, and cleanliness.
  • Ensures that trash and debris are removed and stored properly.
  • Ensures the proper operation of dish machine to provide clean and sanitized small wares.
  • Provides timely and accurate setup and break down of Banquet and Catering events based on CAD’s.

Requirements:

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

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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

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

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

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining Dairy marketing strategies and branding standards to meet organizational objectives. This position oversees all marketing, advertising, and promotional activities at the Dairy and coordinating staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Manage, execute, and track success of marketing goals as defined in the strategic plan

· Coordinate advertising and monitor media contracts to assure compliance

· Manage scheduling and printing of all promotional materials

· Liaise with renting presenters to gather needed media materials

· Manage and execute all electronic communications including weekly segmented e-blasts, social

media content for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and live streaming of select events

· Coordinate with relevant departments regarding marketing needs for all “Dairy Presents”

programming, Dairy memberships, Polk Café, Visual Arts, Fundraising initiatives and major Dairy

events as needed

· Oversee and manage activity on business websites such as TripAdvisor, Yelp, Facebook, Google,

etc.

· Optimize the Dairy’s online presence and track success using website analytics measures

· Write and distribute press releases for upcoming Dairy events in coordination with department

heads and the Executive Director

· Oversee and manage all marketing sponsorship benefits and ensure all benefits are fulfilled in

compliance with supporters’ specific sponsorship agreements

· Create and manage annual marketing budget

· Direct the Graphic Designer as needed

· Direct and coordinate with the Dairy photographer for all photo needs and requests

· Additional duties and responsibilities may be added at the discretion of the Executive Director

Desired Qualifications:

· Work well with all personality types and have a team mentality

· Ability to solve problems creatively, effectively and demonstrate high integrity

· Manage many projects at once and understand priority needs

· Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet Dairy core values

· Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to analyze revenue efficiency and cost/benefits

· Natural drive to research and identify trends, best practices, obstacles, and patron/donor

motivation

Education and Experience Required:

· BS/BA in Marketing or related field · Minimum of 3 years marketing experience · Experience with media and internet advertising · Knowledge of the Boulder County arts scene · Basic design experience preferred

The marketing manager position is a full time, salaried position with benefits. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to jobs@thedairy.org. Put applicant name and “Marketing Manager” in the subject line. Resumes accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please. 

Internship Positions 2018-2019

Assist with weekly operations, concerts, and special events of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras.

  • Work with the administration and board of a non-profit organization in the arts
  • Develop important skills in recruitment, community engagement, fundraising, marketing
  • Create and develop working relationships with members of the community
  • Help provide young musicians with amazing artistic opportunities
  • Collaborate with groups like the Boulder Phil and Colorado Music Festival
  • Work with guest artist Midori!


About GBYO

The GBYO mission is to provide a variety of opportunities for young musicians to deepen their musical skills and passion and to engage the community through performances of the highest possible artistic level.

Approximately 130 students play in four GBYO ensembles under the direction of an excellent artistic staff:

Symphony, conducted by Gary Lewis

Philharmonic, conducted by Emily Bowman, Artistic Director

Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Erik Johnson

Sinfonia, conducted by Paul Rowinski

Three main concerts (Fall, Winter, Spring), a concerto competition, house concert, fundraiser, chamber music in the community, retreats, and more! 

Assistant Camp Educator

Department:  Education

Reports to: Community Programs Manager

Direct Reports to Community Programs Manager FLSA Status: Part-time, Temporary

Rate: $11/hour

Number of Openings: 4

Position Summary:    Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in environmental education, nature play, curriculum development and a love of teaching youth about the natural world through informal nature camp programming.  The position is up to 28 hours a week during Summer Break opportunities, beginning with training in late May, with camps ending mid-August.  Planning time is incorporated in the weeks leading up to programs. Camp Dates for 2018:

June 4-8

June 11-15

June 18-22

June 25-29

(no camp during the week of July 4)

July 9-13

July 16-20

July 23-27

July 30- August 3

August 6-10

Essential Functions:

Teach interactive nature-based summer camps to youth, ages 5 - 12 Assist in the development of camp curriculum and activities as needed Use live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to camp participants

Additional Duties:

Attending required branch and facility meetings Following all policies & procedures to meet the State license requirements Effectively managing a classroom of 10-30 children Mentoring volunteers Collaborating with Programs and Interpretation Branch to develop and implement new curricula or programs Providing administrative support to Programs and Interpretation Branch Cross-training to provide program support in other areas such as exhibits

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, or related field Basic knowledge and interest in the environment and wildlife Comfortable interacting with young children and parents Enthusiastic, fun, and patient Certified in First Aid & CPR (training may be provided on site)

Experience:

Previous experience working with groups of school-aged children in a camp, school or child care setting Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities

Core Competencies

Build relationships

Teamwork and cooperation

Detail-oriented

Communication skills

Department knowledge

Interpersonal skills

Decision-making

Initiative

Additional Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Subject to background check, CBI/FBI reports, and all Child Care License Requirements

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: Work Environment

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the responsibilities of the Camp Educator, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to lift, carry and load education materials into vehicle, not to exceed 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

5 days a week. Approximately 22-28 hours. Occasional weekend work may be required.

No Phone Calls or Drop In's.  Please submit Resume AND Cover Letter.  The position is open until filled.  Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/772188-20970.html

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/772188.html 

Lead Summer Camp Educator

Department:  Education

Reports to: Community Programs Manager

FLSA Status: Full-time, Temporary, Non-Exempt

Rate:

Position Summary:    Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in environmental education, nature play, curriculum development and a love of teaching youth about the natural world through informal nature camp programming.  The position is up to 40 hours a week during Summer Break opportunities, beginning with training in late May, with camps ending mid-August.  Planning time is incorporated in the weeks leading up to programs. Camp Dates for 2018:

June 4-8

June 11-15

June 18-22

June 25-29

(no camp during the week of July 4)

July 9-13

July 16-20

July 23-27

July 30- August 3

August 6-10

Essential Functions:

Lead all functions of daily camp programming administrative, implementation and logistics Teach interactive nature-based camps to youth, ages 5-12 Lead development and write camp curriculum and activities Use live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to camp participants

Additional Duties:

Attending required branch and facility meetings Following all policies & procedures to meet the State license requirements Effectively managing a classroom of 10-30 children Mentoring assistant counselors Collaborating with Programs and Interpretation Branch to develop and implement new curricula or programs Providing administrative support to Programs and Interpretation Branch Cross-training to provide program support in other areas such as exhibits

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, or related field Basic knowledge and interest in the environment and wildlife Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages Enthusiastic, fun, and patient Certified in First Aid & CPR

Experience:

Previous experience working with groups of school-aged children in a camp, school or child care setting Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities

Additional Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Subject to background check, CBI/FBI reports, and all Child Care License Requirements

Competencies

Build relationships

Teamwork and cooperation

Detail-oriented

Communication skills

Department knowledge

Interpersonal skills

Decision-making

Initiative

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: Work Environment

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the responsibilities of the Lead Camp Counselor, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to lift, carry and load education materials into vehicle, not to exceed 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

5 days a week. Approximately 40 hours. Occasional weekend work may be required.

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School Programs Manager

Department:  Education

Reports to: VP of Programs and Interpretation Direct Reportsto:VP of Programs and Interpretation FLSA Status: Full-time

Salary: $37,000-39,000/year

Position Summary:  Management, implementationandevaluation of school-based programming (both onsite and offsite); Primary supervisor of Education Coordinator and Registration Coordinator, training and supervision of educators, interns and volunteers; development of school-based community partnerships and assistance in grant-writing/fundraising for school-based grants.

Essential Functions:

Program Development:

Program management including logistics, staffing, and schedules for the following programs:

Youth (onsite and offsite)

Teacher Professional Development

Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Series Distance Learning and Virtual Programs Growing Scientists, Students in Outdoor Learning Environments (SOLE), Scientific & Cultural Collaborative (SCC) and other school-based partnerships

Overseeing and ensuring a successful transition for school programs from the current registration system, CENTAMAN to the new system, ATMS+.

Oversee development and refine work-flow and Standard Operating Procedures, so that registration for and communication about all programs is accurate, available when needed, and customer-service oriented.

Coordination of scholarship program responding to requests, processing scholarships and maintaining accurate records for Fund Development purposes.

Creating new programs that align with department goals and identified areas of growth Mapping curriculum to align with current academic standards.

Back-up school group reception greeter, onsite and offsite instructor, and registration processor.

Liaison with Visitor Services Department, Science and Conservation, Fund Development and Marketing.

Strategic Planning and Implementation:

Development of department program and financial goals, and maintaining program budgets.

Maintaining accurate statistics and records to help make programming decisions.

Development and implementation of marketing strategies to drive program attendance.

Project and Team Development:

Oversee management of daily program schedules for both classroom educator and outreach staff, including classroom volunteers and interns.

Assist with staff and volunteer training for education programs and Butterfly Pavilion All TeamExhibitsOrientations as pertains to working with school groups.

Manage team/individual tasks to ensure department projects are completed on time.

Mentor education staff in both curriculum development and instruction.

Collaborate with the Exhibits Team on new exhibit educational components, materials and resources, as well as work to enhance current exhibit materials and resources.

Additional Duties:

Scheduling and overseeing bimonthly Education Team meetings.

Contribute to the performance evaluation process Attending required branch and facility meetings, and providing school programs updates.

Attending community meetings to remain professionally active and increase Butterfly Pavilion's presence within the community.

Cross-training to provide program support in other areas, exhibits and offsite, as necessary.

Assisting with public events and after hours private events, as needed.

Assisting with Fund Development goals for the department.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

Fluent English proficiency, writing, and public speaking skills. Spanish proficiency preferred College degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related fields Excellent customer service and communication skills Organized and flexible Fluency with computer proficiency'word processing and spreadsheets; scheduling and databases experience preferred Experience with prioritizing and managing multiple tasks/projects to meet deadlines.

Solution-oriented, ability to troubleshoot Enthusiastic and patient Comfortable interacting with people of all ages

Experience:

3-4 years' experience working in a non-formal education/museum setting At least 2 years supervisory experience Prior experience in a customer service based and/or administrative role Prior experience with curriculum development and instruction Prior experience working in a team setting and with volunteers Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities Experience with budgeting, strategic planning, and program evaluation

Competencies:

Project/Time management

Department knowledge

Detail oriented

Building teams

Conflict resolution

Initiative

Teamwork

Communication Skills

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the responsibilities of the School Programs Manager, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work schedule:

Full-time exempt, 40 hrs. Occasional weekend work required.

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter.  Applications without a Cover Letter will not be considered. Position is open until filled.  No Phone Calls or Drop In's.  Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/767463-20970.html  

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Facilities Technician, Flex Full Time

Level Experienced

Job Location Denver Art Museum - Denver, CO

Position Type Flex Full-Time

Education Level High School or GED

Job Shift Any

Description

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum, where we believe that art can make a difference in peoples’ lives by celebrating & stimulating creativity and inspiring greater understanding & connection with our world. The DAM aspires to be a beloved anchor in Denver’s cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

This is a Flex Full-Time position, which means that this position will average 30 hours per week and is eligible for all Museum benefits including paid time off as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

This position ensures the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine construction and mechanical installation, maintenance, and repair needs.
  • Works from blueprints, manuals, written and verbal instruction.
  • Estimates materials, labor and equipment costs.
  • Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum trades.
  • Assists with periodic / routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems.
  • Understands and operates the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications.
  • Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
  • Completes event set-ups and change-overs as needed.
  • Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn / sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract.
  • Assists the museum’s electrician and alarm technician with low voltage electrical work and maintenance.

Supervisory Duties

This position will be required to supervise on-call or contract personnel as needed to assure assigned tasks or projects are completed.

Other Duties

Other duties as needed or assigned.

Necessary Experience

Minimum of 1 year of general building maintenance experience or equivalent

Necessary Certifications and Licenses

Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.

Education or Formal Training

A high school diploma or GED.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

  • Knowledge, communication, and application of basic installation, repair and construction methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge and skill required to operate power tools, lifts, and museum vehicles.
  • General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment/techniques.
  • General knowledge and experience in carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting and roofing.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation and communications.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Low voltage diagnostic instruments; basic power/hand tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building; basic computer systems operations and use; radio hand set; motor vehicles; ladders scaffolding and scissor lifts.

Working Conditions

Subject to long irregular hours and the use of ladder, power tools, hand tools, and scissor cart; exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment; subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts; work in high locations on ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand; walk; carry; push; climb; balance; kneel; crouch; stoop; reach handle; seize; grasp or otherwise work with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers and perform repetitive motions in the performance of all required duties.
  • Ability to hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical work environment.
  • Have eye/hand/foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties.
  • Have the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors.
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping. Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds.
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs for a minimum of 50 feet.

Mental, Emotional and Language Standards

  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.
  • Read, understand and apply written procedure and policy.
  •  

This is a 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/index.php?/jobs&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788&jpt=

Deadline for application is May 18, 2018.

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

General Manager

Terms of employment: This is a permanent, salaried-exempt, part-time position. This is an at-will employment position.

Supervision: Position reports to the Board of Directors and works under the immediate supervision of the President of the Board of Directors or his/her designee. Position works closely with the House Manager and oversees the activities of various volunteers. Position coordinates with the Artistic Director as needed.

Duties:

  • Concert production: Assures that the concerts for the season are produced without errors in written material, revenue, ticketing, or finances.
  • Fiscal Management: Makes timely deposits and accurate postings to the bookkeeping system
  • Fundraising: Completes all logistics for the “Feasts_ fund-raising events; executes fund-raising including grant writing. Responsible to build relationships within the SMCC community.
  • Board of Directors: Coordinates with the board president and others to prepare agenda and board packet materials; attends monthly board meetings

The right candidate will meet the following requirements:

" Bachelor's degree preferred

" Previous administrative experience

" Familiarity with the operation non-profit arts organizations

" Advanced computer skills

" Highly organized

" Excellent written and oral communication skills

" Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening Compensation: Pay range: $35,000 to $40,000 per year; vacation and paid holidays.

How to apply: Email your resume to smccgenmgr2018@gmail.com

Application deadline: Monday, April 9, 2018, 5:00 pm

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ancestry, color, creed, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, health status, language, familial/marital status, national origin, physical appearance, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, or veteran status.

St. Martin’s Chamber Choir

2015 Glenarm Place Denver, Colorado 80205

www.stmartinschamberchoir.org 

Seasonal Butterfly Keeper

Department: Curatorial

Reports to: Lepidopterist

FLSA Status: Seasonal, Part-time, Non-exempt Position Summary: A Butterfly Keeper provides care for all exhibitry and non-exhibitry animals at Butterfly at Chatfieldwhileeducatingguests about the plants and animals inside the butterfly house.

Essential Functions:

Provides daily care for Butterflies at Chatfield animals including cleaningofhabitatsinexhibitareaandbehindthe scenes.

Provides daily husbandry for Butterflies at Chatfield, and monitor their health and enrichment.

Ensures proper record keeping of daily husbandry,maintenanceactionsandanimalhealth.

Maintains complianceforUSDA regulated animals.

Upholds AZA standards and follows Butterfly Pavilion animal policies.

Effectively communicates with direct supervisors, and other members of both Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens, to support the overallneedsofButterflies at Chatfield.

Directly communicates with Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms staff for onsite needs and minor or emergency maintenance requests.

Helpsdevelopandimplementtrainingsforvolunteersaswell as supervises volunteers within the butterfly house.

Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers,problemsolvesandcommunicateswithinthe team and when working with other teams or departments.

Interacts with and provides educational information for guests of all ages visiting the butterfly house.

Creates a meaningful interaction for guests by making connections between the butterfly house and daily life.

Uses live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to guests.

Conducts daily public programming and develops curriculum for new programs.

Responsible for specific exhibit expertise and dissemination of specific exhibit content as assigned.

Follows all non-negotiables, check email and phone messages regularly, report injuries within 24 hours, and alert immediate supervisor and necessary team staff when calling in from work.

Additional duties based on organizational priorities and as needed.

Qualifications / Experience:

Experience working with invertebrates or animals in a zoo, museum, or similar facility.

Possesses or working towards a Degree in Biology or a related biological field or study.

Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Enthusiastic, strong sense of fun, and patient.

Experience working in a non-formal education/museum/education setting and/or a customer service based role.

Prior experience working with, as well as comfortable working with, individuals of different ages and abilities

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

Work Environment:

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to high humidity, intense sunlight, heat, cold, wind, precipitation, and uneven surfaces. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  The employee will be exposed to salt water, aquarium maintenance chemicals, shellfish (living and dead), chemical (bleach, vinegar, ammonia, etc.).  This employee will also be exposed to venomous and non-venomous invertebrates.

Physical Demands:

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

While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to: sit, stand, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift (the employee must be able to lift 50lbs).  This employee must handle a variety of invertebrate animals,somebeingmildlyvenomous. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  The Butterfly Keeper may have to occasionally run small machinery. 

Employeemusthavean up to date Tetanus vaccination.

Core Competencies:

Project/time management

Communication skills

Teamwork and cooperation

Department knowledge

Detail oriented

Interpersonal skills

Initiative

Ethical Conduct

Dates of Employment:

Onboarding: Monday May 21st at Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, CO

Training: ThursdayMay 24th at Butterflies at Chatfield, Littleton, CO Opening Day: May 25th - Closing Day September 23rd (subject to change, based on weather) at Butterflies at Chatfield, Littleton, CO Work schedule:

Hiring for three positions: 

4-5 days a week keeper (28-40 hrs/week) 1 position

2-3 days a week keeper (14-24 hrs/week) 1 position On call keeper Coverage for vacation, sick leave and busy days (3-4 days a month) 1 position

Hourly Rate: $12/hour

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Café & Bar Associate

ABOUT THE CAFE AND BAR ASSOCIATE 

MCA Denver operates MCA Café & Bar, a curated culinary space on the rooftop offering a full bar, light food menu, coffee, rentals, and café specific programming. MCA Café & Bar is staffed by a team dedicated to providing an excellent visitor experience while performing the daily and event operations of MCA Café & Bar through the preparation and service of food, coffee, beverages and alcoholic drinks. Café & Bar Associates are people who work part-time, flexible schedules and enjoy making friends while engaging in contemporary art, food, beverage, and culture.

Utilizing excellent customer service skills to support the operations of MCA and the MCA Café & Bar by preparing and serving food, coffee, beverages and alcoholic drinks at MCA Café & Bar.

This position reports to the Café & Bar Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Making andservingqualityfood,beveragesandcocktailsto the visitors of the MCA Denver
  • Performing specified tasks and upholding procedures and policies
  • KeepingtheMCACafé & Bar clean and organized, making sure product is fresh andupholdinghighqualitystandards
  • Excellent cash handling and POS proficiency
  • Engaging visitors in conversation on food, beverage and contemporary art

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Two years minimum experience in the following areas: bartender, server,orincomparableserviceindustry. In addition, Barista, catering, and/or food prep experience preferred; cash handling experience required
  • Previous customer service experience alongside the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities is mandatory
  • Basic knowledge of Google systems, iPad Apps and POS systems
  • Excellent hospitality, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and solution focused
  • Ability to handle both slow and high volume periods

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to keep focused, take direction, tofollowinstructionsandkeepwork areas clean and organized
  •  To have a strong interest in high- quality food and cocktail culture, as well as, interest in contemporary art and culture; contemporary art and artists
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs from the ground to above the shoulders, stand for extended periods of time, climb multiple flights of stairs and ladders, and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity
  • Must have availability on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

Part-Time 15-20 hours a week, including special event work and mandatory museum events. Hourly plus tips.

TO APPLY

To apply send resume, cover letter and professional references to

cafejobs@mcadenver.org

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, or veteran status

Member & Visitor Services Representative

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

Career Type: Part-time, Seasonal

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

To apply click the link:

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Rental Sales Associate

Job Summary:

The Hudson Gardens & Event Center is hiring a full-time hourly Rental Sales Associate.  This position is responsible for building Hudson Gardens’ rental business by identifying and following through with sales leads as well as maintaining client relationships.  Evening, weekend, and holiday hours will be required.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate sales from leads obtained through phone, email, and social media inquiries.
  • Maintain relationships with past clients to generate new sales. 
  • Research and identify potential sale leads and follow up.
  • Schedule and conduct rental venue tours for potential rental clients.
  • Conduct final walkthroughs with clients and caterers to finalize event details.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
  • Contribute to the annual rental sales plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Experience

  • 2+ years of sales experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • Valid drivers’ License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and processes including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the wedding and event planning industries a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment including fax, copy machines, phones, and computers.

Skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
  • Skill with Microsoft Office products including Word,ExcelandOutlook.
  • Skill with the use ofaWindowsbasedPCrequired.
  • Excellent sales skills including prospecting,negotiating,andclosing. 
    • Long-term relationship building skills.

Abilities

  • Ability to interact respectfully and sensitively with individuals from all cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and deal with frequent change or unexpected events.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Abilitytoreadandcomprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to clients.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Ability to organize, schedule and utilize time well.

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Speak and hear.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very high.  Some rental events may include loud music.

Employment is pending a criminal background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

To apply, visit Hudson Gardens’ Career Page at https://hudsongardens.applicantpro.com/jobs/756851-92160.html to apply.  Please include a copy of your resume and cover letter with your application.  

Summer Camp Coordinator

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80230-6929

FLSA Status: Part-time, Seasonal

Salary:           $12/hr

Job Summary:  Summer camp coordinator oversees camp counselors and leads camps for groups of up to 15 students in aviation and aerospace guided activities. Oversee camp counselors and reports to Director of Education as needed. Prepare and clean-up materials each day. Sign in campers when they arrive and release them to verified adults at the end of the day. Maintain positive work environment for camp counselors and positive relationships with camp attendees and their guardians.

Tasks, Duties, and Major Responsibilities

Summer Camp Coordinator Duties:

  • Coordinate and oversee summer camp counselors, including schedules and duties
  • Lead activity and camp materials preparation and clean-up
  • Coordinate supply listsandmaterialsneedsandcommunicatematerials needs to Director of Education
  • Supervise sign-in and sign-out, greeting parents at the door
  • Maintainaccuraterecordof student attendees and all associated paperwork
  • Lead camp activities
  • Supervise children
  • Communicate with parents/guardians as needed
  • Make sure each child is accounted for at all times
  • Maintain a safe environment for camp counselors and students
  • Report all issues (no matter how small) to Director of Education
  • Supervise lunches and snacks
  • Attend mandatory StaffTrainings
  • Interact with campers and engage them in the activities
  • Awareness of camper medical conditions, keeping them confidential, and reporting all medical concerns or issues to the Director of Education
  • Inform camp counselors of any special needs or accommodations necessary for attendee participation
  • Other tasks as they arise

Appropriate dress, including camp shirt, is required.

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

Relationships:  Job holder reports to the Director of Education.

Job Skills Requirements

  • Self-motivated, energetic, outcome-oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work creatively
  • Adaptability to a quickly-changing work environment
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Strong coordinator abilities, particularly in organizing and leading colleagues
  • Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience
  • Ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work
  • Skillsatworkingwith students and parents alike
  • Commitmenttosocialinclusion
  • Communicate clearly with the Director of Educationandcollaborateinterdepartmentally
  • CPR certified a plus (must produce current CPR card)
  • Must be 21 or older
  • Attend CPR training arranged by the museum prior to the first day of camp if not already CPR certified                

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old hangar. Environmental conditions may vary.  Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Sunday, 7:00 AM to  5:00 PM. Hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested, including during evenings and weekends. This position may require you to lift or pull upwards of 40 pounds.

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@wingsmuseum.org with the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Summer Camp Counselor

Job Location:   Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80230-6929

FLSA Status:Part time, Seasonal

Salary:           $10.20/hr

Job Summary:  Lead groups of up to 15 students in aviation and aerospace guided activities. Prepare and clean-up materials each day. Sign in campers when they arrive and release them to verified adults at the end of the day.

Tasks, Duties, and Major Responsibilities

Summer Camp Counselor Duties:

  • Supervise sign-in and sign-out, greeting parents at the door
  • Lead attendee activities
  • Supervise children
  • Make sure each child is accounted for at all times
  • Help with activity set-up and clean-up
  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Report all issues (no matter how small) to Summer Camp Coordinator
  • Supervise lunches and snacks
  • Make sure children are signed in and out by guardians every day
  • Attend mandatory StaffTrainings
  • Interact with campers and engaging them in the activities
  • Wear your camp shirt and appropriate pants/shorts and shoes
  • Be aware of camper medical conditions, keeping them confidential, and reporting all medical concerns or issues to the Summer Camp Coordinator
  • Other tasks as they arise

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

Relationships:  Job holder reports to the Summer Camp Coordinator

Job Skills Requirements

  • Self-motivated, energetic, outcome-oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability totakeinitiativeandworkcreatively
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience
  • Ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work
  • Commitment to social inclusion
  • Communicate clearly with the Summer Camp Coordinatorandcollaborateinterdepartmentally
  • CPR certified a plus (must produce current CPR card)
  • Attend CPR training arranged by the museum prior to the first day of camp if not already CPR certified                   

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old hangar. Environmental conditions may vary.  Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Sunday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested, including during evenings and weekends. This position may require you to lift or pull upwards of 40 pounds.

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@wingsmuseum.org with the title of the position in the subject line of your email

Cashier

Do you love cookies and dinosaurs?

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

Job Description: 

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

Requirements:

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

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

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=870

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

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

Administrative and Artistic Assistant– Lone Tree Arts Center

Posting Date:              March 22, 2018

Close Date:               Open until filled

Job Status:                  Full time – Non - Exempt

Hiring Pay Range:       Minimum $35,800 - Midpoint $43,000 annually*

*Offered salary will be determined based upon selected candidate’s relevant education and experience; not to exceed midpoint.

Benefits include:        Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer match in PERA retirement system, optional 401K and 457 plans, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, short-term disability, long-term disability, and tuition reimbursement. 

To Apply: A complete application package will include:

  • A cover letter detailing applicant’s demonstration of qualifications as listed above and statement of interest in this position
  • Current resume
  • CityofLone Tree Application

Applications can be found at the City of Lone Tree's website:  www.cityoflonetree.com/jobs

Please note: The online, fillable application requires viewing and opening with Adobe Reader to ensure successful completion of the form. Please go to http://get.adobe.com/reader to find and download the Adobe Reader suitable for your operating system.

Applications may be mailed to CityofLone Tree, Attn: Human Resources, at 9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 100, Lone Tree, Colorado, 80124. You may also fax applications to us at 303-225-4949 or by email at adminhiring@cityoflonetree.com.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a thorough Criminal Background Check and Drug Test.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative clerical, and artistic support duties for the Lone Tree Arts Center. This job requires some evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.

See Below for a Full Job Description. 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  (The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Duties may be modified, added or deleted at the discretion of the Executive Director):

  • Serves as the Arts Center’s front desk person, professionally greeting guests, vendors, and other visitors at the Arts Center Administrative office.
  • Handles all incoming calls, directing them to appropriate staff and/or providing informative answers to questions.
  • Monitors and purchases all office supplies.
  • Responsible for petty cash bank, issuing, and reconciliation.
  • Manages all office equipment, including, but not limited to; Xerox machine, postage machine, kitchen equipment (dishwasher, refrigerators, coffee machines, etc.).
  • Responsible for receiving, opening, sorting and distribution of mail and other deliveries.
  • Provides administrative support for the City’s Arts Commission meetings and programs.
  • AssistsOperations and Business Director with all performer contract needs, including arranging lodging, transportation, and meals for visiting artists.
  • Assists in scheduling auditions for LTAC productions.
  • Is present onsite during rehearsals, sound checks and performances as required by Operations and Business Director.
  • Requests payment and monitors calendar for all performer fees, including deposits, and final payments.
  • Assists other Arts Center staff with projects as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct Supervision of the Operations and Business Director.

Other: Interacts with City employees, community partners, vendors,visitorsandpatrons.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience

  • Must have a college degree.
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a professional Administrative Assistant role and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience with a professional performing arts organization.
  • Candidates with experience in and a passion for the arts strongly preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must haveexcellentMicrosoftOffice(Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel,clienteleandvisitorsoftheLone Tree Arts Center.
  • Working under pressure and meeting deadlines is essential. 
  • Must have the ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment, e.g. copier, fax machine and personal computer.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to handle telephone calls and walk-ins in a courteous and professional manner, with a variety of people and temperaments in potentially stressful/high volume situations.
  • Demonstrated personal effectiveness, credibility, thoroughness, flexibility, and collaboration skills in adhering to and advancing both the Lone Tree Arts Center and City’s vision, mission and values.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND GENERAL INFORMATION:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a normal office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types ofworkthatmaybeperformed,andareinno way construed orperceivedtobeexhaustive.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logicalassignmenttotheposition.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Equipment Used and Physical Demands:

  • Driving: Must be physically capable of operating motor vehicles safely in the normal course of assignments.
  • Office equipment: Daily use of a copier, scanner, and printer.
  • Computer equipment: Daily use of a personal computer, MS Office software, GIS software.
  • Language skills: Reads, analyzes, and interprets technical journals, financial reports, and legal document; writes technical and professional reports and correspondence and using proper spelling, grammar, and style; presents information and responds to questions from top management, citizens, and large groups.
  • Mathematical skills: Performs basic mathematical calculations.
  • Reasoning ability: Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions using a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Physical activities: Sits for long periods of time; may walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, climb, carry and lift for varying periods. Requires continuous and repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.
  • Lifting: May involve lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Vision and hearing: Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents; must be able to answer telephones, communicate conversation and respond to verbal inquiries.
  • Exposure to environmental conditions: Work in an office setting

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is anon-exemptfull time position, working at least 40 hours per week. The Lone Tree Arts Center hours of operation vary, however standard business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Actual work schedule will be determined upon hire. The position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed to support scheduled events.

Cafe Associate 

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

The Children’s Museum has several openings for Café Associates to support daily operations of the Museum Café.

Position:  Café Associate                                                      
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 16 hour & 22 hour a week schedules available, shifts vary
Rate:  $12/hour                                    
Open:  March 15, 2018            
Close:  Open until filled              

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
  • Responsible for accurately operating Café cash registers and balancing tills daily
  • Keep retail and seating areas (both indoor and outdoor) clean, organized and safe for guests
  • Stock merchandise in Café and vending machines during operating hours as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events, and exhibit schedules
  • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve the overall guest experience
  • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a food service environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching
  • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register, and point of sale experience
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
      • Minimum of 18 years of age
      • High school diploma or equivalent required
        • English/Spanish bilingual fluency is preferred

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Kevin Mealy
Café Manager
kevinm@cmdenver.org

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

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position,howeverpleasecheckyourinboxandjunkmailfor any correspondence.

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

Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Adams and Broomfield County

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Adams and Broomfield County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Library Staff.

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

Art Stop on the Goisanafter-schoolartworkshopfor5-12yearolds,heldmonthlyatthirteenparticipatinglibraries.

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

*Duties include but are not limited to:
• Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
• Working with the Director of Education and staff
• Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
• Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
• Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
• Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

*Character/Qualities:
• Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
• Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
• Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
• Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
• Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

*Qualifications:
• 1 year of experience in art education
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
• Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Adams and Broomfield      County.

*Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to Nicole Roush, EducationCoordinator at nicoleroush@bmoca.org. Nophonecallsplease.

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

About BMoCA:

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

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

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

BOX OFFICE STAFF

The Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking Box Office Staff to assist with its seasonal box office needs. This is a part-time, seasonal, non-exempt position requiring handling box-office activities such as ticket sales, phone inquiries, and night-of-show customer service in an often fast paced environment. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. https://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

  • Provide excellent customer service to Chautauqua and Colorado Music Festival patrons
  • Effectively problem solve when issues or challenges arise in a positive manner
  • Handle customer inquiries and ticket orders by phone and in person at ticket kiosk while dealing with heavy volumes of phone calls and long lines at times
  • Reconcile all daily cash transactions and credit card receipts and securely deposit into safe at the end of each shift
  • Minimum 1-2 year previous experience in box office ticketing, events, or customer service. Box office experience preferred
  • Experience with ticketing software, Audience View software preferred

View the complete job description here.

Send cover letter and resume to garrett.peters@chautauqua.com 

Event Staff

The Colorado Chautauqua Association public events department is seeking Event Staff to assist with summer event needs. This is a part-time, seasonal, non-exempt position having responsibility for creating a positive and safe guest service experience, scanning tickets, as well as ensuring the general up-keep, cleanliness, and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes this position is essential. The position works on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. https://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

  • Provide excellent customer service to Chautauqua patrons
  • Scan patrons tickets to ensure valid entrance into the venue
  • Assistinthesetupandbreakdownofevent
  • Assistwithshuttle,parkingandtrafficflowoperationsasneeded
  • Be knowledgeable and field questions about the Colorado Chautauqua Association including history,programming, shuttle services, and other Chautauqua departments

View the complete job description here.

Send cover letter and resume to hannah.rennicke@chautauqua.com 

Parking Staff

The Colorado Chautauqua Association public events department is seeking Parking Staff to assist with summer event needs. This is a part-time, seasonal, non-exempt position having responsibility for monitoring Chautauqua parking and traffic flow for guests, artist, staff and volunteers on high volume days for CCA and Colorado Music Festival events. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. This position requires the candidate have a valid driver’s license and pass a MSEC background check. For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes this position is essential. The position works on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. https://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

  • Responsible for strategically setting and striking cones,signsandbarriersforimplementationoftheapprovedtrafficcontrolplan
  • Ensure drivers comply with traffic and parking procedures
  • Uphold all traffic marshal duties to meet and greet incoming vehicles and guests to communicate parking procedures and convey shuttle information
  • Assist with ADA parking and transportation requests
  • Adhere to all procedures as outlined in CCA’s parking plan with the City of Boulder

View the complete job description here.

Send cover letter and resume to hannah.rennicke@chautauqua.com 

Cook (part-time)

Do you have a passion for science and cooking?

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

Job Description:

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

Requirements:

• High School diploma or equivalent required, Culinary degree preferred

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

• Ability to pass a required Serve Safe Certification required.

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

Application Instructions:

Open until filled.  

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

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

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

Bilingual Program Facilitator

Description

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum, where we believe that art can make a difference in peoples’ lives by celebrating & stimulating creativity and inspiring greater understanding & connection with our world. The DAM aspires to be a beloved anchor in Denver’s cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

In order to best serve our current and future visitors we strive to maximize the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness of our organization. Therefore, we encourage candidates that represent and embody the diversity found within our community to apply.

This is a temporary position with the possibility of part-time after 90 days. The rate of pay for this position is $11.50 per hour. Estimated number of hours per week is 15, but could be as few as 3 or as many as 30 depending on the season. We will be in touch with those who best meet our qualifications.

Position Purpose:

  • Create welcoming experiences for visitors at the museum.

Essential Duties:

  • Work across the Department of Learning & Engagement including with Family & Community Programs, Studio and Artist Programs, Adult Programs.
    • Facilitate and guide visitors through specific discussion, art making and other program elements.
    • Provide excellent customer service while checking visitors in to programs.
    • Provide visitors with information that connects the collection with the assigned program.
  • Offer feedback to Learning & Engagement staff.
  • Stay up-to-date on museum happenings and events to share with visitors and help them plan their visit.
  • Create a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for visitors.
  • Keep accurate statistics and help with supplies management.
  • Communicate and cooperate effectively with museum volunteers, frontline staff and other DAM staff.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Must be available at least 3 days per week with additional availability on break weeks and occasional evenings. If regular availability is limited to weekdays, must also be available two weekend days per month.
  • Fluent in Spanish & English

Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience working with diverse audiences, including children, families and older adults, and Spanish dominant audiences.
  • An outgoing personality
  • Creative thinker and problem-solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to anticipate needs
  • Experience in education, museums and/or museum education preferred
  • Experience with art making preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment.

Apply at https://denverartmuseum.org/jobs-internships 

Education Assistant

City of Golden

Open Until Filled

$11.00-$12.00 hourly

To apply: www.cityofgolden.net/jobs

Being a Golden employee is more than just a job, it's a lifestyle. Golden is a vibrant outdoor community making it a great place to live, work and play.

The City of Golden has over 500 employees serving the community in parks and recreation, public works, public safety, and administration. The City offers a wide array of benefits and perks designed to enhance the work and wellness experience our employees enjoy today and into the future.

We are currently recruiting for qualified applicants for Education Assistant. Come and see why the City of Golden is the place you want to be!

This position assists with all of Golden History Museum & Park's education programming including field trips, education outreach, summer camp and programming. Activities and programs are based on engaging visitors with Colorado history and the history of Golden at any or all of Golden History Museum& Park's three sites or off-site in elementary school classrooms. Variable hours based on assigned schedules, Saturdays required. Will include some weekends and holidays for special events.

High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required; college coursework or experience in history, museum studies, classroom education or similar field preferred. Experience leading and managing classrooms or large groups of students preferred. Must have a love of history and ability to share GHM program information in a professional and engaging manner. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.

Hands on History Instructor

City of Golden

Open Until Filled

$10.20-$12.00 hourly

To apply: www.cityofgolden.net/jobs

Being a Golden employee is more than just a job, it's a lifestyle. Golden is a vibrant outdoor community making it a great place to live, work and play.
 
The City of Golden has over 500 employees serving the community in parks and recreation, public works, public safety, and administration. The City offers a wide array of benefits and perks designed to enhance the work and wellness experience our employees enjoy today and into the future.
 
We are currently recruiting for qualified applicants for Hands on History Instructor. Come and see why the City of Golden is the place you want to be!

This position, under the direction of the Student & Family Programs Coordinator, performs, assists and leads a series of 8 week long sessions for the "Hands-on History" program. The program runs from early June to early August (excluding one week in July). Must be able to attend 2 half days of required training in May/June. 

High School Diploma or general education diploma (GED) with prior experience teaching in a group or planned curriculum to children (daycamp, sports camp, school, etc). Museum or history teaching environment preferred. College degree/enrollment in education, history, museum studies or a related field preferred. Must possess excellent organizational, conflict management, and communication skills. Prior experience dealing with children of diverse populations, skills, and abilities. Adult and Child CPR certification and First Aid required prior to date of hire.

Lead Zookeeper Internship

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the day-to-day care for all animals on exhibit and behind the scenes, including terrestrial, flighted, and marine invertebrate collections.

Prepare food and feed all animals.

Maintain daily records on all animal care.

Assist with accessioning and deaccessioning animals to the collection.

Clean and maintain all exhibit and behind-the-scene areas.

Provide support to Curatorial team members.

Attend monthly meetings for AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) recertification, and complete homework as assigned.

Assist Curatorial team in USDA regulation compliance.

Develop and execute an independent project to emphasize particular interest and expand the knowledge base of the Curatorial Department.

Assist in medical treatments and special projects.

Assist Curatorial team in new exhibit planning, as requested.

Provide public customer service, education, and animal contact/interaction in the exhibit areas of the Butterfly Pavilion.

Qualifications:

Experience in aquarium keeping and courses in animal biology, invertebrate zoology, marine biology, and/or entomology are helpful.

Previous Butterfly Pavilion Curatorial internship experience preferred.

Pursuing or holding a degree in biology, environmental sciences or related fields.

Interest in invertebrate animal husbandry and care.

Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets).

Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite).

Criminal background check.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Reports to:  Lead Zookeeper

Duration of Internship: Lead Zookeeper Interns will complete 500+ hours, typically aligned with school trimesters.

Hours per week: 3 days per week/24 hours per week Application Deadlines: 

Spring Term - November 1st, 2017

Summer Term - April 1st, 2018

Fall Term - July 1st, 2018

Start Dates:  

Spring January 9th, 2018

Summer May 22nd, 2018

Fall August 28th, 2018

Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases To Apply: Click here to apply https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/221402.html, or email a resume and a cover letter to Sarah Triplett, Lead Zookeeper, striplett@butterflies.org.

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/718639.html 

Summer Nature Camp Instructor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

camp.

  • ·  Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • ·  Three positive references
  • ·  Creative arts background a plus
  • ·  A strong background in local ecology is a plus.
  • ·  We encourage folks who have musical and creative strengths, a sense of humor, are kind and gentle, enjoy children and love the outdoors!

Compensation: $105/day for full day workshops which includes planning time.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: jill@wildbear.org Questions? Email: education@wildbear.org Phone: (303)258-0495 Website: www.wildbear.org

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

Summer Nature Camp Intern:

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

Qualifications:

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

Department of Public Safety.

  • ·  Experience working with youth desirable.

Duties:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

POSITION:  BILINGUAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / RECEPTIONIST 

GENERAL PURPOSE

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

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

JOB QUALIFICATION

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

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

Organization Description:

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

To Apply:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Business Manager

Evergreen Children’s Chorale (ECC) is seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual to manage its operations as its Business Manager. For 26 years, ECC has provided high quality chorale and musical theatre instruction and performance opportunities to students in 2nd through 8th grades. The Business Manager will work closely with our dedicated and talented artistic staff and a cadre of volunteers.

  1. The Business Manager (Manager) reports to the Board of Directors and will have overall responsibility for the delivery of ECC’s mission.  Primary responsibilities include financial sustainability, fundraising, marketing, recruitment and retention of membership, delivery of high-quality programming, oversight of ECC’s staff and contractors, and delivering on ECC’s mission. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Work with Board and Artistic staff to discuss and develop annual and long-term strategic goals and programs. Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems. Refine and recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.  
  2. Design and implement a communications plan that covers all aspects of organizational communications – including web presence, internal communications, external relations – with the goal of creating a stronger brand.  
    1. Manage and respond to incoming and outgoing voicemail, email, and correspondence sent to ECC’s post office box.
    2. Plan and execute bi-annual parent meetings, including preparing and distributing forms, handbooks, membership rosters, and committee lists.  Regularly communicate news, happenings, and policies with member families to ensure transparency and open communication.
    3. Update general rehearsal and performance calendar in collaboration with the artistic staff and distribute as necessary.
  3. Design and implement a comprehensive organizational marketing plan, including special events, auditions, and productions. Attend community events and take advantage of other opportunities to build connections within the arts community.
  4. Design and implement a recruitment/retention program to maximize membership retention and ensure new member recruitment.
  5. Work closely with the Board Treasurer to create an annual budget and long-term financial plan that ensures the overall fiscal health and sustainability of the organization. Pay bills, compensate staff, complete deposits, collect membership dues, maintain financial records in Quickbooks, and complete annual tax returns and other tax filings.  Present annual budget to Board of Directors for approval.  Approve expenditures within the parameters of the Board-approved budget and present any significant variances to the Board of Directors.Maintain all financial and organizational files.  Annually compile bookkeeping receipts, reports, and bank statements for proper storage.
    1. Implement data tracking systems to collect valuable information for use in writing grants, informing the public, and communicating successes.
    2. Organize and implement on-line ticketing service. Manage overall Box Office operations including tickets, money collection, and checks-and-balance processes.
    3. Ensure and execute appropriate contracts including insurance, venue rental, storage facility, and licensing and royalty agreements.
  6. Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors and serve as ex-officio of each committee. Collaborate with and advise the Board of Directors, as well as implement Board decisions, including to establish and update policies and procedures as necessary to further strengthen the integrity of the organization.
  7. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, plan and implement innovative ways to increase fundraising efforts.  Meet with potential donors as necessary and develop positive relationships with local businesses and other non-profits.  Manage the donor database, organize annual appeal campaign, and send thank you correspondence.  File necessary reports and organizational updates such as those required by the Charitable Solicitations Act and Community First Foundation.
  8. Research potential grant funding; prepare and submit foundation and corporate grant requests, including any necessary follow-up hearings, correspondences and final reports.
  9. Hire, train and manage contractors, as appropriate, and in collaboration with the Artistic Director. Generate contracts and provide supporting materials including schedules, employment agreements, background checks, organizational policies, and job descriptions.
  10. Manage and maintain organized storage facility and contents. Schedule annual cleaning of storage unit and proper costume/music return.
  11. Seek outside performance opportunities and domestic and international travel opportunities for the organization.  Work with the artistic staff to coordinate all aspects of the group’s attendance and participation.
  12. Actively engage and energize ECC’s parent volunteers, board members, and special event committees to effectively delegate and ensure that all the logistical aspects of the organization’s performances are completed.
  13. Plan and organize regular meetings with all staff.
  14. Plan and execute special recognitions and acknowledgements as appropriate.
  15. Implement and uphold a code of respect and discipline and create a positive working atmosphere with all members, parents, and other staff/contractors.

Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years of relevant experience. Experience in managing a non-profit is preferred.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position is part-time with flexible hours to be negotiated. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to info@evergreenchildrenschorale.com

ECC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, or marital, parental, or military status.

Museum Educator for Art Stop of the Go 

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Adams and Arapahoe County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Library Staff.

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

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held monthly at thirteen participating libraries.

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
  • Working with the Director of Education and staff
  • Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
  • Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
  • Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
  • Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:

  • Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
  • Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
  • Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
  • Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
  • Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in art education
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Adams and Arapahoe County.

Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

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

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

About BMoCA:

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

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

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

Museum Associate

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum, maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

Position: Museum Associate                        
FLSA Status: Part Time
Schedule: 16 – 20 hours/week which is variable with the ability to work at least one weekend shift per week
Rate:  $11.00/hour            

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
  • Maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits
  • Facilitating museum programs
  • Supporting Education Department operations and programming initiatives
  • Represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor by answering questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
  • Assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

Job Requirements

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

Qualifications

  • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
  • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Rachel Hautzinger
Education Staffing and Training Manager
rachelh@cmdenver.org

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

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

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

Marketing & Graphic Design Associate

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

Job Summary
The Marketing & Graphic Design Associate is responsible for designing Colorado Ballet’s digital and print promotional materials and advertisements, and assists with marketing activities including creating e-mail marketing campaigns, updating the website, and helping to support general marketing department efforts. The Marketing and Graphic Design Associate reports to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and works collaboratively with Colorado Ballet’s advertising and media buying agencies. He/she will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances, as well as supporting design needs of Colorado Ballet’s other departments including Development, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional graphic design and marketing experience required
  • Very proficient with Adobe design programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience using Adobe CC preferred
  • Experience writing HTML and updating websites utilizing a content management system
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to consistently deliver high quality work
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, public relations or other related field
  • Must have a passion for non-profit arts, performing arts and/or cultural organizations

Duties and Job Functions
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design print collateral and digital media assets for Colorado Ballet performances, Colorado Ballet Academy, special events, outreach programs, and fundraising activities (Design projects will entail using existing design elements and brand standards, as well as creating new design concepts to support the company’s marketing efforts.)
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager with various marketing projects throughout the season
  • Work collaboratively with advertising agency and PR & Marketing Manager to create and implement season creative concepts and brand standards
  • Incorporate the creative look and feel of each seasonal campaign into Colorado Ballet’s marketing materials
  • Design and deliver print and digital advertisements
  • Create digital graphics for use on Colorado Ballet’s website and e-blasts
  • Edit photos for use in promotional materials
  • Assist with the creation of e-newsletters (some HTML knowledge is needed)
  • Assist with managing the website and updating copy and content as needed
  • Some early, late and weekend hours will be necessary.

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

Teaching Artist – Dance

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

About Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

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

Purpose of Position

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

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

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

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

How To Apply

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

Youth Dance Instructor

Responsibilities

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

Duties

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

Skills

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

Qualifications

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

Other Information

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

Please contact Caryn Carrasco at Caryn@cmdance.org

CMDance is an equal opportunity employer

TO APPLY:

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

Zookeeper Intern - Lepidopterist

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

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

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

Responsibilities:                                                

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

Qualifications:

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

Reports to:  Curatorial Team

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

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

Application Deadlines Each Year: 

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

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

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