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

SCFD Program Assistant

Job Classification: Non-exempt

Job Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Benefits: Parking, employee health insurance, 401k, PERA

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: salary range is $25,000-$30,000

The successful candidate will be an individual who possesses integrity, is reliable, demonstrates initiative, enjoys closure, is conscientious, organized and takes responsibility for, and pride in, a job well done. This position requires an ability to manage stress in a busy organization coupled with an ability to see what needs to be done and to take the initiative to do it. It also requires the ability to work productively in a small staff team setting, the capacity to manage multiple assignments concurrently and to solve problems productively, often under time constraints. This individual will pay close attention to detail to ensure operational effectiveness, accuracy, credibility and strong customer service. An interest in the arts, sense of humor and constructive outlook are also helpful. A candidate must be available to work five days a week, some evenings and occasional weekends, and to work overtime when required, especially between February and May. 

This is an entry level position with training provided in the areas of:

-Legal and financial responsibilities of nonprofit organizations.

-Reading and understanding nonprofit financial documents/nonprofit accounting (i.e. IRS form 990, Income/Expense Statements, Balance Sheet).

-Understanding the SCFD statute and relevant policy applications.

-How to attend county meetings and address questions that may arise concerning the SCFD statute. 

-More in-depth training on computer programs such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat (may be available from staff or outside training programs)

Essential Duties

  • Manage assigned aspects of Tier III grant application process, including financial reviews and drafting summaries under stringent deadlines
  • Prepare grant report summaries
  • Create and maintain the annual eligibility application tracking file; participate in eligibility application reviews
  • Provide technical and clerical support to the Program Managers, Executive Director and Office Systems Administrator
  • Work days, evenings and occasional weekends
  • Must possess a Colorado driver’s license, have a dependable vehicle and a good driving record
  • Perform calculations with accuracy, proofread documents carefully

Required Core Competencies

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word and Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills including grammar, punctuation and spelling. Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately in multiple mediums with multiple constituencies
  • Proficiency in basic math skills and Excel spreadsheet creation, comfortable working with numbers
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail; conscientious and highly efficient
  • Work independently, take initiative and be responsive to all staff requests
  • Adaptable, meet deadlines, flexible with assignments, environment and coworkers, ask for help when needed
  • Ability to manage stress, prioritize and work on multiple projects at same time
  • Accept direction from multiple staff and seek assistance to prioritize when necessary 
  • Ability to understand, implement and follow policies and rules
  • Use discretion with confidential and sensitive information and documents and required protocols 
  • Exemplary customer service skills and follow-through; excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience working with a variety of audiences 
  • Be a committed team player; maintain a positive attitude and the ability to foster an atmosphere of collegiality that encourages productivity and problem solving; strong work ethic and willingness to do whatever needs to be done to complete the work
  • Acquire working knowledge of SCFD statute and requirements
  • Ability to support county cultural council members at meetings, explain grant making and operational requirements, grant administration procedures and related board policies

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of work experience and/or internships in a team environment, providing administrative and programmatic support
  • Grant administration experience
  • Experience with relational databases and website maintenance is a plus

Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Sedentary to moderate physical work depending upon assignment; may require ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 pounds; may require lifting and carrying objects, regular standing, and walking; may require bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and climbing; eye/hand coordination for computer operation; may require eye/hand/foot coordination for operation of motor vehicle; vision to read reports and other written material; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment: Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used: Standard business and professional equipment and tools including computers.

The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination, and does not discriminate 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, military status,  political service, affiliation or disability.  Candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the SCFD's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Submit a resume, listing references, and a cover letter stating why you are interested in the position, to scfd@scfd.org no later than Friday, May 29, 2015.

 

Sales Associate

The Denver Art Museum is seeking a Sales Associate to promote and represent the Shop, providing Superior Customer Service to all visitors, assisting in the product selection and completing the transaction in a professional, friendly manner.

Essential Functions

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

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Attend ongoing employee enrichment/training programs and customer service training

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

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

Education or Formal Training

  • High School diploma or equivalency required. Some college a plus

Experience

  • 2-3 years specialty retail experience preferred 

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

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

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

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

 

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

This is a part-time position with no benefits.  Apply by June 15, 2015.

If you are interested in this position, please follow the online application process on our website: www.denverartmusuem.org.  

 

School Programs Reservation Specialist

The Children’s Museum of Denver seeks a School Programs Reservation Specialist. As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, the School Programs Reservation Specialist is an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to spark children’s creativity and provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

The School Programs Reservation Specialist ensures a consistently positive and high quality experience for visiting school groups through exceptional customer service and communication. The School Programs Reservation Specialist oversees sales, scheduling and communication related to school group reservations (programs and field trips) and camps. The School Programs Reservation Specialist acts as support for reservations and logistics for birthday parties, event and facility rentals.

Hours: 40 hours per week,(Monday – Friday, with occasional weekend or evenings)

Work hours will typically be 7:30am-4:00pm to fulfill essential functions of this position

Essential Functions

  • Support administration of Vista/ Altru database, including statistical reporting, data entry, all scheduling and reservations, and Vista Back Office and Vista Front Desk support for Guest Services.
  • Coordinate management of Museum rooms and resources through Vista/ Altru and provide training to staff related to Vista/ Altru as needed.
  • Sell and schedule school group visits, other group visits, facilitated programs, and education outreach programs (for both paid and sponsored school groups).
  • Support marketing and promotion of Museum’s School Programs, and Camps; assist in the development of Museum’s Educator Resource Guide and other marketing collateral.
  • Give input on and monitor progress toward revenue and attendance goals for school programs and Sponsored Admissions, and monitor and report on other relevant tracking data as required.
  • Give input on policies and procedures related to school group visits and outreach programs. Effectively communicate and reinforce policies with teachers and school personnel.
  • Develop and maintain community relationships (such as those with teachers, schools, education groups, and SCC organizations).
  • Perform opening and closing duties as assigned. Provide support for Museum floor and school programs.
  • Other duties as required

 Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree
  • Fluency with computer software, scheduling and database programs including Microsoft Outlook, Vista, Altru and Microsoft Office
  • Prior work experience related to customer service, project coordination, and/or scheduling and logistics
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Exceptional skills in organization and multi-tasking
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful, and confident  manner
  • Effective problem-solver
  • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative, respond to change, follow through on tasks and make decisions
  • Professionalism: ability to take on all responsibilities of the position with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
  • Abide by Museum Policies and Procedures
  • Enthusiastically represent the Children’s Museum mission of creating a community where children and their grown-ups learn through play.
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills
  • Wear appropriate attire and/or uniform when on duty
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to sit for extended periods of time, using office equipment and computers. This position will occasionally be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 25 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor, 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.

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

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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to TraciM@cmdenver.org by Friday, June 5, 2015.

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Traci McGrath, School Programs Manager

The Children's Museum of Denver

2121 Children's Museum Drive

Denver, CO 80211

303-433-9520 (fax)

 

Collections Move/Preventive Conservation Intern

Molly Brown House Museum seeks a Collections Move/Preservation Intern. This is a temporary position that starts immediately. This position will work within the Collections Management Department at the Molly Brown House Museum and is under the direct supervision of the Curator of Collections.

Essential Functions

This position requires the intern to archivally rehouse the museum’s fashions collection that consists of 2,800 objects in order for them to be moved to an off-site storage facility. Intern will help with collections inventory, condition reports, archival rehousing, and packing of the collections.

Additionally, this internship includes preventive conservation work within the historic house itself. Intern will clean exhibition spaces on a weekly basis, monitor the house for any physical changes, monitor the environment on a monthly basis through the use of Hobo Dataloggers and light meters, and implement the museum’s IPM plan. These responsibilities require that the intern uses proper object handling techniques and to have a basic understanding of preventive conservation.

Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have a Master’s degree or are a current graduate student within a museum studies, art history, history, or related field. Prior experience in creating mounts, packing, and moving objects is desired. Applicant must possess proper object handling and archival skills.

Monday is a required day for this position. This is not a paid internship.

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

Nicole Roush, Curator of Collections, at nroush@mollybrown.org. 303-832-4092 ext. 12

Apply by by June 1, 2015.

 

Patron Services Associate

Colorado Symphony seeks a part-time Patron Services Associate. This position reports to the Manager of Patron Services and Senior Patron Services Associates. The basic function of a patron services associate is to assist patrons with all ticketing needs while acting as a steward of both the box office and call center of the Colorado Symphony. Salary is $10/hour + commission opportunities in Call Center. 

Essential Functions

The Patron Services associate will be responsible for working in both our Box Office and in our Call Center.  Their duties will vary depending on their assigned location.

While in Box Office

  • Ensure that Symphony patrons are being served efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact
  • Maintain constant communication with senior staff as necessary
  • Maintaining accurate and precise box office records
  • Strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross and up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices as necessary
  • General office support including: filing, data entry, labeling & stuffing envelopes, etc.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives
  • Representing the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times
  • Utilize all available resources provided
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

While in Call Center

  • Make outbound sales calls in our call center to pre-determined leads, primarily to solicit season subscriptions and donations
  • Meet weekly sales quotas as determined by the Box Office Manager in the Call Center
  • Maintain accurate and precise sales and lead records
  • Ensure highest level of patron satisfaction by serving patrons quickly, accurately and politely
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross-sell, up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices
  • Adhere to all organizational policies and sales initiatives
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times
  • Utilize all available resources provided
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

The duties listed above are not all inclusive.  The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties. 

Qualifications

               1.    Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  

               2.    Experience: Previous ticketing and/or outbound phone center experience required.  Proven sales and/or retail experience required.  Prior experience with Tessitura ticketing system a plus. 

               3.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

                       Requires intermediate computer skills, 10-key, typing, and phone skills.  Strong skills in: cash handling, customer service and salesmanship. An ability to problem-solve and think quickly on one’s feet and deal with a variety of different personalities and situations while conducting duties in a positive, professional manner and in the best interest of the Colorado Symphony while maintaining excellent customer service and implementing sales initiatives. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite required.  Familiarity with eCommerce practices, a plus.

               4.    Equipment to Be Used:   Standard office environment including phone, computer and printers.   Currently the Colorado Symphony uses the Tessitura ticketing platform. 

               5.    Physical Demands:  Ability to spend up to two hours on your feet with no break and some occasional lifting of 25+ pounds.                                                   

The Colorado Symphony Association reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment. All employees are expected to adhere to all terms and conditions of the Association’s Personnel Policies and Employment Manuals and other Patron Services Manual policies and procedures which may be periodically revised and distributed.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than Friday, May 29 and please use the subject line “Patron Services Associate.”  No phone calls, please.

 

Development Assistant

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

Esssential Functions

70% Development Support

  • Manages the Tessitura database for the Development Department of Colorado Ballet, including processing of contributions and acknowledgments, RSVPs and payments for events, list pulls for quarterly donor mail campaigns, and updating constituent donor files
  • Supports implementation and use of the Tessitura database by Development Department staff
  • Manages Denver Enterprise Zone tax credit processes, including issuing constituent forms and agency annual and quarterly reports
  • Manages silent auction donation requests to Colorado Ballet
  • Serves as a liaison to the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary, including support for the Sugarplum and Alum program, the Esprit de Corps program, the Backstage program, and the Gala
  • Manages the acknowledgments for Colorado Ballet special events and the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Gala
  • Manages creation and distribution of electronic and hard copy invitations for Colorado Ballet special events
  • Supports the cultivation and stewardship of donors, including attending performances and special events

30% Assistant to the Department

  • Manages calendars, appointments, etc. as requested by the Development Director and Assistant Development Director
  • Secretarial duties related to Development Committee meetings and other such events as assigned
  • Assists the Development Director as requested 

Desired Skills 

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

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

 

Membership Services Associate

The Children's Museum of Denver is seeking a full-time Membership Services Associate (40 hours per week) for our expanding museum. This position will provide support, customer service and direction to our guests and members about the Museum and membership program in an effort to increase our membership base. This position will work directly with and report to the Manager of Membership Services. 

FLSA Status:          Non Exempt, Full Time 40 hours

Schedule:               Tuesday - Saturday (holidays and evenings, as necessary)

Compensation:        $10.00 Hour, with full benefits

Essential Functions

  • Provide  exceptional customer service  and timely response to all membership-related inquiries
  • Provide processing & fulfillment support for all membership and gift certificate purchases
  • Maintain current knowledge of all Museum programming, special events, and exhibits schedules to accurately answer guest questions
  • Assist in staffing and coordination of all membership mornings and other member-related events and activities(i.e. member tent and check-in during events)
  • Track inventory of supplies and materials for membership department and front desk staff, relay ordering needs to Manager
  • Assist with training and direction of duties for volunteer and interns, as it relates to membership
  • Complete membership related data entry, as needed, and coordinate with the Office Manager and volunteer staff to complete in a timely manner
  • Assist with the monthly reconciliation of membership sales
  • Assist with organizing and implementing member communications
  • Provide back up support  as it relates to members and membership for front desk operations as necessary
  • Maintains and updates member records in the membership database
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years customer service, membership or sales experience
  • Cash handling and cash register experience
  • Excellent time management, communication, customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Friendly, helpful and able to work well with others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong data entry and database skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non profits preferred
  • Clean, professional appearance
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and accurately and use proper phone etiquette
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

Job requirements:

  • Abide by Museum Policies and Procedures
  • Must be able to lift, load or unload boxes up to 40 lbs.

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

Please send resumes and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org. Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject. No phone calls please. Apply by May 31, 2015. 

 

Education Program Assistant

The Hudson Gardens & Event Center seeks an Education Program Assistant to provide logistical and program support to all aspects of educational programming, including, but not limited to, field trips, family programs, adult classes, special events, and outreach events.

Essential Functions

  • Greet, process, and serve as the main customer service representative for school groups on-site.
  • Facilitate field trip program execution by responding to questions and enforcing policies and rules.
  • Provide support for family programming by: developing program activities; organizing and preparing materials and supplies; setting up and breaking down programs and activities, and assisting with program execution and reconciliation.
  • Provide support for adult programs and classes by: serving as the main customer service representative for presenters and participants during programs; processing/verifying registrations for programs; performing A/V setup and break down for classes and programs; facilitating smooth execution of programs; and performing reconciliation duties.
  • Process program registrations and field trip reservations.
  • Respond to visitor and customer inquiries.
  • Assist with the training and supervision of Education Department volunteers.
  • Order, maintain, and replenish educational supplies.
  • Assist with the execution of off-site outreach events and seasonal organization-wide events.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or working toward a bachelor’s degree preferred. Educational background in education, environmental science, or related field preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum of one year experience working with children or working in a non-formal education setting.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • Valid Colorado driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record.
  • Access to a motor vehicle.
  • Personal motor vehicle insurance.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods.

Skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Group management skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Skill with handling cash, credit, and online transactions.
  • Skill with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

Abilities

  • Ability to speak effectively to large groups of children and guests.
    • Ability to interact with diverse audiences and convey age-appropriate instruction in oral and written formats.
    • 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.

Physical Requirements

  • Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods, up to four hours.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Speak and hear.
  • Use close, distance, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment

  • Duties occur mostly outdoors in hot, cold, wet, and/or dry and arid conditions.
  • Occasional duties occur in a professional office setting with moderate noise levels.
  • Varied work schedule with evening, weekend and holiday work regularly required.
  • Occasional local travel required.

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

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references via email to: education@hudsongardens.org. Position will remain open until filled. Please, no phone calls.

 

Director of Development

Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory seeks a Director of Development. Under the direction of and in conjunction with RMBO’s Executive Director, this individual will create, manage and expand all of RMBO’s development programs and funding sources. The Director of Development (DOD) will oversee the day-to-day activities of the Development Team, create and administer the development budget, build and steward existing major donor relationships, and expand and manage donor databases. This position ensures that development program operations are organized and efficient, maintains accurate gift and donor records, assists program staff with grant writing and review, and leads event planning and implementation, including an annual fall fundraiser and other donor-focused events. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the social culture and natural history of the West, and knowledge of and commitment to science-based environmental conservation efforts. As a member of the Leadership Team, this individual helps guide the future of RMBO and operates with the highest level of integrity and ethical standards.

Essential Functions

  • Possesses a deep understanding and affinity for not-for-profit, mission-driven organizations
  • Stewards and expands major donor program
  • Implements and evaluates donor/member events
  • Develops fundraising policies and procedures to build a high-functioning, year-round development program
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of annual and 5-year development plans that set strategic direction for fundraising for general operations, restricted programs, endowments and legacy gifts
  • Responsible for working with the Executive Director and Development Committee of the Board for setting annual fundraising goals and long-term targets
  • Manages all areas of fundraising including gift entry and substantiation, gift processing, and budget functions – with support from and supervision of the Communications Specialist
  • Manages and expands existing programs (Individual, Major Donor/Friends, Gifts of Stock, etc.) and establishes needed programs (Planned Giving, Estate Administration, Corporate Giving, Foundation Programs, etc.)
  • Possesses knowledge of potential foundations, corporations, associations, etc.
  • Identifies, cultivates and solicits prospective donors
  • Works closely with Communications Specialist to create and send effective solicitation and thank you letters/tax receipts and marketing materials, including newsletters, support letters, special announcements, case statement and annual reports
  • Assists staff with grant proposals and plans
  • Competent in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and donor database programs – Donor Perfect preferred
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Ability to prioritize (with the Leadership Team) scarce resources, time and funding, for maximum impact
  • Ability to teach developmental concepts and strategies to the staff and board, who have limited experience, to create a culture of giving
  • Ability to remain positive and professional under stressful situations and time-sensitive deadlines
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the adaptability and confidence required to work with the public, landowners and CEOs, with a focus on finding common ground and building relationships
  • Strategic, results-oriented thinking with the ability to foresee needs, opportunities, pitfalls and directions of new growth
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and guidelines
  • High ethical standards
  • Highly organized with the ability to make decisions

This position requires a bachelor’s degree (minimum) with advanced degree preferred, plus a minimum 5 years of experience in fundraising. Ideal responsibilities have included leadership roles in donor cultivation, program creation and expansion. Ideal candidate also has connections in the Colorado philanthropic communities.

The Director of Development will report to and work closely with the Executive Director. Salary range is $65k to $80k, depending on experience. This is a full-time regular, exempt position. RMBO offers generous paid time off and holidays, a Simple IRA match, and health, dental and vision insurance. Office location is negotiable but travel is required. RMBO is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume and three (3) references in a single document by email to erica.grasmick@rmbo.org by June 14, 2015.

  • In your cover letter, address the core competencies of this position. Also, include a brief summary of a difficult project you accomplished, what was involved and how you managed to be successful.
  • Include two personal writing samples: a grant proposal and/or individual donor cultivation letters (maximum of 10 pages for writing samples).

 

Cash Office Technician

Denver Art Museum seeks a Cash Office Technician in the Accounting Department. This position has primary responsibility for cash depositing, change bank processing, and cash bank replenishment, which represents a critical component of segregated duties within the cash management function. This position is part-time and works on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  Potential for evening special event assistance and backup for week day cash office as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Safeguards the Museum’s assets and ensures best practice cash handling compliance; tracks and periodically evaluates vault bank currency levels.
  • Performs daily cash vault reconciliations and weekly petty cash reconciliations.
  • Prepares and distributes daily bank bags for Guest Services, Museum Shop, Education, and Events departments; prepares weekly change orders as needed.
  • Updates and sends the Daily Attendance Report to key museum staff.
  • Performs daily depositing function for Guest Services, Museum Shop, Education, Events, and all other point of sale receipts such as Register of Payments (ROPs).
  • Custodian of Petty Cash and services Museum petty cash requests in accordance with policy.
  • Prepares and distributes courier per diems in accordance with Museum policy.
  • Enters ROPs and cash receipt journals (e.g. Guest Services deposits, Shop deposits, etc.) into the Accounting system.
  • Assists museum staff and volunteers with ROP process and cash office requests (e.g. cash bags, cc terminals, etc.).
  • Represents Accounting department at major Museum and Support Group fund raising events.
  • Assists Accounting with data entry.
  • Completes monthly update of spreadsheets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of cash handling accounting principles.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Speed and accuracy in processing paperwork and data input.
  • Basic understanding of reconciliations.
  • Basic computer application skills.
  • Two introductory college accounting classes or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in clerical and cash receipt processing or training which provides a working knowledge of clerical and cash receipt procedures highly desired. 

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • Computer
  • 10-key
  • Copier
  • Wired/wireless CC terminal
  • Currency and coin counting machines

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties.
  • Physical ability to carry items weighing up to 10 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Subject to many interruptions, phone calls, and inquiries.

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

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is May 29, 2015.

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

 

Colorado Ballet Customer Service Representative (Part-Time)

Colorado Ballet is seeking a part-time service representative to be responsible for customer service for both the academy and ticketing departments. Job duties include registering students for classes, selling tickets to performances, collecting/processing payments, interacting with all patrons in a professional way, answering phones and emails, and organizing various academy events. This position reports primarily to the Ticketing and Database Manager with dotted line reporting to the academy administration. This position is part time, approximately 20 hours a week. (Tues-Fri 9:30am -12:30pm; Sat 8:30 am – 4:30pm)

Essential Functions

  • Primary contact for ticketing sales and academy questions via phone and email
  • Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information and processing payments
  • Providing administrative support to faculty and staff
  • Accounts receivable for academy and ticketing including collection activity
  • Serving as a primary liaison between academy families and the academy administrators
  • Ability to work box office hours during show dates and times, which includes weekends and multiple dates in November and December
  • Initiating regular communication with academy parents and students
  • Generating various management reports from the academy and ticketing database
  • Monitor and provide support for studio rentals
  • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances and summer programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years general office and ticketing experience
  • History of exceptional customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Proven experience working with a CRM or database system
  • Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting experience
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Solid ability with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dance background is a plus
  • Patience and the ability to remain positive and professional during stressful situations are essential

Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: HR@coloradoballet.org

Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by June 1, 2015. 

 

Colorado Ballet Customer Service Representative (Full-Time)

Colorado Ballet is seeking a full time Customer Service Representative. The position is responsible for customer service for both the academy and ticketing departments. Job duties include registering students for classes, selling tickets to performances, collecting/processing payments, interacting with all patrons in a professional way, answering phones and emails, and organizing various academy events. This position reports primarily to the Ticketing and Database Manager with dotted line reporting to the academy administration. This position is a full-time, benefited position with Colorado Ballet. (Monday-Friday 12:30pm -9pm)

Essential Functions

  • Primary contact for ticketing sales and academy questions via phone and email.
  • Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information and processing payments
  • Providing administrative support to faculty and staff
  • Accounts receivable for academy and ticketing including collections activity
    • Serving as a primary liaison between academy families and the academy administrators
    • Ability to work Box Office hours during show dates and times, which includes weekends and multiple dates in November and December.
    • Initiating regular communication with academy parents and students.
    • Generating various management reports from the academy and ticketing database
    • Monitor and provide support for studio rentals
    • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances and summer programs
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years general office and ticketing experience
  • History of exceptional customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Proven experience working with a CRM or database system
  • Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting experience
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Solid ability with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dance background is a plus
  • Patience and the ability to remain positive and professional during stressful situations are essential

Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: HR@coloradoballet.org

Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by June 1, 2015.

 

Membership Services Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver is seeking a full-time Membership Services Associate (40 hours per week) for our expanding museum. This position will provide support, customer service and direction to our guests and members about the Museum and membership program in an effort to increase our membership base. This position will work directly with and report to the Manager of Membership Services. Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday (holidays and evenings, as necessary) Compensation: $10.00 Hour, with full benefits.

Essential Functions

  • Provide  exceptional customer service  and timely response to all membership-related inquiries
  • Provide processing & fulfillment support for all membership and gift certificate purchases
  • Maintain current knowledge of all Museum programming, special events, and exhibits schedules to accurately answer guest questions
  • Assist in staffing and coordination of all membership mornings and other member-related events and activities(i.e. member tent and check-in during events)
  • Track inventory of supplies and materials for membership department and front desk staff, relay ordering needs to Manager
  • Assist with training and direction of duties for volunteer and interns, as it relates to membership
  • Complete membership related data entry, as needed, and coordinate with the Office Manager and volunteer staff to complete in a timely manner
  • Assist with the monthly reconciliation of membership sales
  • Assist with organizing and implementing member communications
  • Provide back up support  as it relates to members and membership for front desk operations as necessary
  • Maintains and updates member records in the membership database
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years customer service, membership or sales experience
  • Cash handling and cash register experience
  • Excellent time management, communication, customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Friendly, helpful and able to work well with others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong data entry and database skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non profits preferred
  • Clean, professional appearance
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and accurately and use proper phone etiquette
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Abide by Museum Policies and Procedures
  • Must be able to lift, load or unload boxes up to 40 lbs.

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.Please send resumes and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org. Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject. No phone calls please. Apply by May 31, 2015. 

 

Guest Services and Membership Manager

Butterfly Pavilion is seeking a Guest Services and Membership Manager. The Guest Services and Membership Manager will oversee all aspects of the Guest Services department, including Membership and Guest Experience, with an emphasis on ensuring a positive and efficient guest orientation to Butterfly Pavilion. We are seeking a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, with exemplary guest experience standards and eager to join an organization with exponential growth potential in the area of membership. The Guest Services Manager is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of guest services personnel and ensuring guests are supported in their needs. The Guest Services Manager will ensure that all projected growth goals for membership are met for 2014 and beyond. This is a hands-on position that includes accounting, forecasting, program budgeting and reporting, cash management, and financial reporting. The Guest Services and Membership Manager also serve as a guest advocate at all staff meetings and is an active member of Butterfly Pavilion's management and development teams. FLSA: Full-time, Exempt.             

Essential Functions

Guest Services/Admissions

  • Set the expectation for Guest Services department's tone by creating a welcoming environment by greeting each guest as they arrive and processing their admission requests with accuracy and enthusiasm.
  • Manage the process for all incoming admission requests, membership sales, and group sales and registrations through the POS system while maintaining accurate records, documentation, and follow up procedures.
  • Oversee delivery of all accurate deposits, cash, records and financial materials for processing of deposits, securing of funds and delivery of financials to the finance department.
  • Manage all aspects of admissions, including but not limited to, cash handling, processing of coupons and discounts, providing information to guests via email and phone communications, collection of data, and other duties as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable about all happenings at the Butterfly Pavilion, including programs, events, classes, etc. and accurately share the information with guests through various means including face-to-face interactions, phone & email communications and social media efforts.

Membership

  • Manage all aspects of the membership program to promote the sale of new and renewal memberships to meet revenue goals and to be able to service member needs. Oversee process of all incoming memberships through a variety of areas including the admission desk, on-line and postal mail including data input into Centaman, printing of cards and creation of membership packet.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all members and address needs and concerns accurately and timely.
  • Oversee all membership communications including all incoming questions about the membership department via inquiries at admission desk, phone, email or other avenues, in conjunction with the Marketing Department.
  • Biweekly reporting on all membership trends to the Senior Vice President of Operations, and participate in solution discussions on how to improve services and meet revenue goals.
  • Create, implement and evaluate membership sales, discounts, promotions, and offers to promote the sale of new and renewal membership to meet revenue goals.
  • Create a referral program to encourage Gift of Membership, as well as an incentive program for team members selling memberships.
  • Infuse membership mindset throughout Butterfly Pavilion team – everyone can sell memberships!
  • Ongoing assessment of the renewal strategy, implementing improvements as needed.
  • Meet with members on an ongoing basis – both active members, and those who have allowed their membership to lapse.
  • Cultivating appropriate members to further support Butterfly Pavilion and its mission.

Administrative

  • Actively participate as a Butterfly Pavilion team member.
  • Create agendas for and facilitate Guest Services meetings, and assist when needed with monthly all staff meetings.
  • Recruit, train and retain a high performing staff.
  • Actively participate in the collection of guest data for monthly guest reports for the department including such data as zip codes, how guests hear about the Butterfly Pavilion, area of origin, etc. Input guest demographic statistics for reporting, and maintain accuracy of records, and assist with creation of reports.
  • Monitor Guest Exit Survey results, create an incentive program for folks to fill it out and update survey questions as needed.

Additional Duties

  • Required attendance at monthly all staff, branch and department meetings and additional trainings as designated essential by department and/or organizational need.
  • Outgoing, self-motivated person who enjoys working with the public.
  • Experience with prioritizing and managing multiple tasks/projects to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively an innovative, fast-paced, and multi-tasked environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of people. Knowledge of how to use Microsoft office software, internet, and POS system (Centaman). Work well individually and as a team and have strong communications skills both verbal and written.
  • Candidates should take initiative; have good follow-through, and excellent organizational skills.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 3+ years' experience as a manager or supervisor of staff and volunteers in a museum or other educational setting.
  • Prior experience working in customer service, guest services or relations, retail or tourism.
  • Prior experience managing budgets and meeting revenue goals Knowledge of selling procedures, and cash handling experience a must.
  • Skilled in time management including ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Knowledge of Point of Sale Systems, preferably experience with Centaman.

Work Environment / Physical Requirements

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Guest Services Manager, the Guest Services and Membership Manager will share an office space with the Registrar/Database Coordinator. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Guest Services and Membership Manager.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately-loud.
  • 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 Guest Services and Membership Manager.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Guest Services 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 often required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work schedule

  • A range of hours in typical work week / salary exempt of 40+ hours a week, with one weekend day worked per week. Final schedule will be determined by the SVP of Guest Experience and Operations and the candidate selected for this position.

All applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window. Please submit application and additional information for immediate consideration. This position is open until filled. Anticipated start date is June 22, 2015.

No phone calls or drop-ins please

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/225027.html

 

Custodian

Butterfly Pavilion is seeking a Custodian for the Operations Department. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Custodian is a part-time position, with 10 to 28 hours per week. This position has the responsibility of performing all custodial duties at Butterfly Pavilion including, but not limited to, restrooms, break rooms, drinking fountains, and emptying and cleaning receptacles. This position is responsible for being a team member in ensuring a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and visitors. The Custodian may also be asked to assist with basic care of the outdoor portions of the facility. FLSA: Part-time, Non-Exempt  

Essential Functions

  • Sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming
  • Washing countertops, walls and windows
  • Assistance with snow removal in the winter months
  • Must be a self-starter with problem solving skills Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand or be on feet for long periods of time
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Maintain safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification

  • High school diploma required
  • Experience minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a public facility is preferred
  • He/she must also maintain a safe environment surrounding affected work areas, and re-prioritize dependent upon safety and sanitation needs.

The expected hourly is $10.00 per hour. This position will be typically scheduled between 10-28 hours per week, depending on business needs. A weekend day and some evenings are required for this position. A background check will be required.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window. Please submit application for immediate review and consideration.

No phone calls or drop-ins please.  Anticipated Start Date: June 8, 2015

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

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/207414.html

 

Executive Director

Augustana Arts seeks an Executive Director to continue building on over ten years of service and success with donors, artists, and the community. The Executive Director provides administrative and development oversight and reports to the Board of Directors. The organization's mission is “to gather community, support the arts, and delight the spirit.” See the Augustana Arts web site at http://www.augustanaarts.org/. This position has heavy activity levels during concert activities and grant seasons, with other times having moderate or light workloads. This Denver-based nonprofit arts organization builds audiences with professional arts performances; the organization oversees the performing activities of the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra and the Colorado Women’s Chorale, as well as hosting local and national performing artists on their concert series. Augustana Arts also reaches out into the community with City Strings, their music education program for underserved students.

Essential Functions

Financial Management

- Manages all the organization’s income and expenses
- Recommends annual budget for Board approval
- Provides monthly reports to the Board
- Responsible for oversight of end-of-year financial review process
- Manages organization's resources within budget guidelines
- Manages cash flow throughout the year
- Seeks appropriate in-kind contributions to enable cost-efficient operations


Fund Raising

- Plans and directs all fund raising activities for the organization including:
- Grant writing
- Donor cultivation (individual, foundation, corporate)
- Direct mail
- Fund raising events
- Provides reports to the Resource Development Committee of the Board
- Analyzes /evaluates fund raising methodologies
- Coordinates strategies to approach funding sources
- Oversees record keeping, documentation, and reporting processes


Administration and Support

- Implements the strategic goals and objectives as set out in the Long Range Plan
- Effectively manages the human resources of the organization
- Supervises, supports and evaluates performance of senior personnel
- Oversees management of volunteers
- Gives direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's
philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives
- Advises and informs Board members and assists with Board Development


Program Delivery/Public Relations

- Oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs and
services
- Coordinates all activities related to program production
- Acts as primary contact with artist management services
- Collaborates with the Artistic Direction Committee to present season offerings
- Negotiates contracts with artist management/artists for season events
- Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are
consistently presented by strong, positive images to relevant stakeholders
- Cultivates friendly relationships with the media and enlists their cooperation
- Represents the organization to the general public

Skills Required

- Written and verbal communication
- Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
- Music appreciation
- Experience with Social Media in building brand and audiences
- Recruiting and management of volunteers

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to John Richardson (email xjohn@qwest.net).
Please provide 3-5 references along with a resume that demonstrates how your experience matches the requirements in the Job Description. The Executive Director Search Committee will contact you once the application period closes.

Applications will be accepted through May 31st, 2015

 

Horticulturist

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield seeks a full-time Horticulturist. Position pays $14-$16 per hour. 

Essential Functions

  • Under direct supervision of the lead horticulturist, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards.
  • Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures.
  • Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information.
  • Provides guidance and supervision of seasonal gardeners and volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany or related field from a four-year college or university with 2 to 3 years experience; or 4 to 6 years of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced understanding of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge.
  • Valid Colorado Drivers License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License.
  • Experience with hardscape features desired.
  • Working knowledge of irrigation systems as well as horticultural equipment, tools, and machinery.

Benefits

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

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org (link sends e-mail).

 

Office/Finance Manager

Status: Exempt

Reports To: Executive Director

ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) is seeking an Office/Finance Manager. ELK is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25. ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service learning projects. 

The Office/Finance Manager maximizes the effectiveness and smooth functioning of the organization through comprehensive administrative support and overall financial management of a complex non-profit organization, interfacing with others both internally and externally. This position is directly related to the general business operations and is critical to running all aspects of the organization, working closely with ELK’s leadership, staff, and Board of Directors to increase the effectiveness of organizational policies and processes, and to ensure the financial sustainability of the organization through budgeting, fiscal responsibility, and fundraising. Areas of functional expertise include: accounting/budgeting, data management and database administration, process management, administrative support, and research. Some evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Responsible for approval, cost-coding, and payment of invoices for the organization.
  • Receives, codes, deposits, and maintains a detailed check log for all contributions.
  • Maintains comprehensive filing system for the organization, including legal and personnel matters.
  • Maintains excellent rapport with staff, Board members and key stakeholders.
  • Gathering and preparing financial reporting data for funders.
  • Assists with grant writing, tracking and reporting.
  • Manages government reimbursement contracts.
  • Maintenance of Board/Staff Policy Governance manual, ELK Bylaws, Accounting Policies/Procedures, Investment Policy, and additional policies as needed;
  • Database entry and management using eTapestry, including extracting and evaluating reports.
  • Perform various Human Resource functions and duties, including but not limited to payroll, hiring, benefits administration, and maintaining the ELK employee handbook.
  • Records, prepares and distributes minutes of Board and committee meetings in a timely manner. Maintains file of Board meeting notes for archives. Plans for and coordinates special needs for meetings and events: food, sound system, audio-visual materials, etc.
  • Supports Board committees as needed.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: 2-3 years of administrative experience, including at least 1-2 years of accounting experience. Prior experience working with some type of Board. Experience successfully completing projects with minimal oversight. Must have high level of attention to detail, flexible work style, and be very self motivated.
  • CBI/FBI Background check required.
  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in business English, grammatical construction, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic and vocabulary.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience with spreadsheet design, formatting, and use of functions/formulas.
  • Familiarity with financial statements and budget preparation, analysis and tracking.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people and partners.
  • Excellent organizational, scheduling, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. Must be able to anticipate and plan for needed steps to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to record and prepare accurate and timely minutes of Board and committee meetings.
  • Resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.
  • High level of professionalism, discretion and commitment to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to develop good team relationships with coworkers, Board and key stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to learn quickly and function effectively in fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
  • Interest in ELK’s mission and learning more about science and natural resources of Colorado through ELK’s educational programs; enjoy spending some time with children/youth.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of non-profit functions including finance, development and governance.
  • Non-profit accounting – Quickbooks.
  • Experience with eTapestry (database management software) desired.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Jolynn Crownover, ELK Development Director at: jcrownover@elkkids.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled

 

Director of Finance and Administration

Opera Colorado seeks a Director of Finance and Administration. The company has a dedicated, enthusiastic staff of 8 full-time and 3 part-time employees along with seasonal production and artistic staff. The Director of Finance & Administration is a key finance and administration leadership position within the company, providing the General Director with input for increased administrative efficiency, and financial oversight and planning. The Director of Finance & Administration works alongside and reports to the General Director. The Director of Finance & Administration ensures the smooth running of the daily financial operations through oversight of Contributed and Earned Income, Finance staff and daily administrative functions. This position works as part of a Senior Management team which also includes the Director of External Affairs and Marketing, Director of Education and Community Engagement Programs, and the Production Manager. Extensive experience in financial management and in not-for-profit arts administration is required. The selected candidate will have demonstrated that he/she can provide self-initiated management and financial leadership to advance the company’s mission, artistic vision and strategic plans.

Essential Functions

  • Contributes to the work of the Executive Management team in creating a positive and creative day-to-day work environment for the staff that inspires open communication, teamwork and a culture of respect. Serves as a model of leadership, enthusiasm and good humor.
  • Develops plans in support of organizational strategies and objectives, and initiates recommendations for improvement of strategies based on research and analyses. Oversee implementation of strategies and initiatives.
  • Partners with the Director of External Affairs and Marketing to execute plans for increasing earned and contributed income. Fundraising, marketing and audience development campaigns are essential areas of focus.
  • Works with the Executive Management team to generate financial and administrative reports for the General Director and Board of Directors.
  • Leads staff in achieving monthly goals and completing administrative tasks.
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings to review administrative strategies to achieve established goals and outcomes.
  • Staff/Human Resource Management:
  • Ensures that all human resource policies are maintained and adhered to by all those working to support the company.
  • Facilitates the daily movement of the high volume of financial information and communication flowing through the company’s office.
  • Performs all Human Resources-related duties such as maintaining and distributing employee handbooks, negotiating and administering the company’s benefits program including health care, 403B retirement, life insurance, vacation and sick leave.
  • Oversees the company’s annual performance review process and serves as the chief point of contact for employee conflict resolution and discipline.
  • Financial Management:
  • Leads the company’s financial department. Analyzes operational and financial data and prepares forecasts and projections.
  • Generates all financial reports needed for the General Director, Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and for grant proposals and reports.
  • Develops controls and monitors accounting procedures to support all financial reporting and transactions including annual budgets, payroll, and reconciliation for multiple funds. As needed, upgrades best practices.
  • Works collaboratively with the General Director and Executive Management Team to create annual income and expense budgets.
  • Tracks weekly/monthly contributed and earned revenue and pledges, and reports directly to the Executive Management Team. Works closely with the General Director on cash flow projections, contributed income projections and managing expenses in order to achieve balanced and/or surplus budgets annually.
  • Responsible for all bank accounts, credit card accounts and other financial instruments as required.
  • Completes and files all local, state and federal reports necessary to maintain the company’s 501(C)3 status and complying with all IRS regulations.
  • Serves as an ex-officio member of the finance committee and prepares all supporting documentation for the annual audit.
  • Serves as the primary financial liaison between Opera Colorado and the Opera Colorado Foundation [a separate 501(C)3 Endowment supporting Opera Colorado operations], and prepares all supporting documentation for the Foundation’s annual audit.
  • Takes primary responsibility for the preparation of financial materials required to complete proposals and reports for institutional grants, particularly with respect to project budgets and final financial reporting.
  • Tracks accrual and usage of vacation time, sick time, and compensatory time for exempt employees.
  • IT/General Operations:
  • Manages and supervises the completion of all surveys as required.
  • Manages and completes all SCFD [Scientific and Cultural Facilities District] financial reporting.
  • Oversees the purchasing and management of all IT equipment and works collaboratively with IT support providers to ensure the efficiency and security of all IT equipment.
  • Provides general oversight of Tessitura [CRM] to ensure the safety of data and the up-to-date operations of the system.
  • Oversees all rental contracts related to performance facilities, office and warehouse space.
  • Serves as an important member of the Opera Colorado negotiating team in union contract negotiations.

Qualifications

  • Degree in business and/or arts administration.
  • 5+ years of experience in non-profit financial and administrative management, preferably in a performing arts organization.
  • Direct experience in staff leadership.
  • Deep appreciation for opera and the performing arts.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively.
  • Experience in human resource management.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment laws and best practices.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of accounting laws and best practices.
  • Experience negotiating and issuing contracts.
  • Experience managing significant project budgets and schedules.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven strong administrative and systems development skills, with attention to details.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite 2010, Windows 7 Professional environment, and working knowledge of Quickbooks Premier and Tessitura.
  • Excellent skills at managing financial and database software.
  • Excellent skills in analyzing financial and organizational data, and in creating easily understandable reports.
  • Networking and business development skills are a plus.
  • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission, artistic vision and values.
  • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan.
  • A flexible and creative individual who can find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator.
  • A team builder – confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles.
  • Emotionally mature with a good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations.

Send resume, cover letter and a list of three (3) references to:
Greg Carpenter, General Director
humanresources@operacolorado.org
Salary Range: mid $70,000.00
Materials must be received by May 29, 2015

 

Public Relations/Marketing Associate

Reports to: director of Marketing

Duration:  May 11 to August 8, 2015

Location: Denver Office, Cherry Creek

Hours:  Part-time position – 15-20 hours per week

Pay scale: $10/Hour

Central City Opera (CCO) is seeking a Marketing Associate for their 2015 summer season. Central City Opera is an annual professional summer opera festival located 40 miles west of Denver in the historic mining town of Central City. 

The position will be responsible for working with the Director of Marketing and Associate Director of Marketing to implement effective public relations and marketing strategies to communicate on a local, national and international level all programming areas of the CCO.

The PR/Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to learn through hands-on experience with the job components listed below.

Essential Functions

  • Work with Publicist to research, write and disseminate press releases and PSAs to media contacts

  • Explore web and social media opportunities to expand audience reach

  • Help with coordination of community collaborations, special promotions and media events

  • Write copy and coordinate web updates with website coordinator

  • Write, record and edit blogs and videos for CCO blog and website

  • Write and disseminate calendar listings to various media outlets

  • Help to maintain and expand press database to be inclusive of diverse media outlets

  • Collect and file press clippings

  • Work with Marketing Team, as well as with additional Central City Opera departments, to implement PR/Marketing strategies and reach overall marketing and public relations goals

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be seeking at least a Bachelor level (master level preferred) university degree in marketing, communications, journalism or a related field

  • Exceptional writing skills; strong listening skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and oral communication skills

  • Ability to manage time, set priorities, balance demands of multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Learn more by visiting www.centralcityopera.org.

 

Assistant Registrar

Frequent Flyers® Productions (FFP) is a Boulder, Colorado, non-profit aerial dance company seeking a part time Assistant Registrar. The Assistant Registrar manages day-to-day office activities, including: student registration for classes, database management, volunteer management, and more for this fast-paced nonprofit organization. Position is approximately 10-20 hours per week, except August 2 - August 15, 2015 when the position may increase to as many as 40 hours and include weekends. Wages DOE and range $12-14/hr. No benefits.  Hours sometimes change based on the studio schedule, but may include evening hours (until 7:30 PM) and some Saturdays. This person reports to the Executive Director and works in coordination with the Registrar, Artistic Director and Education Program Manager. 

Essential Functions

General Office

  • Answer phone calls and emails, check messages and respond appropriately.
  • Handle routine correspondence with vendors, students, parents and the general public
  • Manage and update tracking spreadsheets, informational documents, and donor database.
  • May be asked to assist with special projects, as needed.

Aerial Dance Studio Support:

  • Assist students with registration and prepare rosters for each class.
  • Track legal forms
  • Assist with scheduling private lessons, birthday parties and other private classes.
  • Serve as a key member of the team in communicating with students and parents.
  • Assist with coordination of maintenance and cleaning needs

Performances:

  • Some evening availability will be required to assist with front-of-house for performances, including organizing and managing volunteers.

Aerial Dance Festival:

  • Assist with logistics for the summer festival, including scheduling volunteers, coordinating student schedules, communicating with teachers and proctors.

Qualifications

  • Office Admin needs to be a “people person” who enjoys interacting with a wide variety of people.
  • Resourceful, organized, and flexible enough to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Good Customer-Service Orientation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven skill with Microsoft office (Excel and Word), and capacity to learn and master new software (MindBody, and DonorPro)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position or environment preferred.
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., as well as a valid drivers license and vehicle.
  • Critical thinking skills and creative problem solving
  • Ability to work independently when necessary, while also contributing to the team.

Send resume and references to:  Laura Blegen, jobs@frequentflyers.org

Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc.

No phone calls please.

Please visit: www.frequentflyers.org/page/Job_Opportunities/

 

Assistant Education Program Manager

Frequent Flyers® Productions (FFP) is a Boulder, Colorado, non-profit aerial dance company seeking a part time Assistant Education Program Manager.  The Assistant EPM works with the Education Program Manager to coordinate and manage our education programming for community members, the Professional Training (PT) Program, and other educational programs as needed.

Position is approximately 12-15 hours per week, with the potential to grow after the first 90 days. This position will spend the majority of their time on education program management, with the possibility of providing back-up/ substitute teaching opportunities. Wages DOE and range $13-15/hr. No benefits.  Hours flexible, but may include evening hours or weekends.  The Assistant Education Program Manager may also be offered teaching hours. This person reports to the Education Program Manager and works in coordination with the Artistic Director and Executive Director. 

Essential Functions

Community Programming

  • Assist with planning and taking notes at all teacher meetings. Distribute notes as needed.
  • Respond to inquiries about community classes and level placement
  • Develop budget for community classes and private offerings
  • Oversee catalogue of syllabi, as created by Senior Teachers in each apparatus
  • Work with Office Administrator to oversee studio scheduling for community classes, kids programming, and Professional Training program
  • Schedule Teachers for community classes, kids programming and PT program
  • Maintain documentation of teacher specializations and levels

Professional Training Program

  • Assist with marketing and admission process by distributing marketing materials, answering questions and tracking applicants.
  • Assist with managing the PT calendar for PT teaching team and students, including scheduling workshops and special PT-only courses
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the PT curriculum along with PT teaching team.
  • Work with Registrar to track PT Student progress through the program, including courses taken, payment plan arrangements, and private lesson fulfillment.
  • As necessary, act as a spokesperson for the PT Program during ADF or with CU Faculty

General Operations

  • As needed, answer phones and help with registration when Registrar is unavailable
  • Update and Evaluate teacher contracts
  • Maintain equipment inventory and oversee repairs or purchases
  • Assist with rigging changeovers between sessions and around rehearsal calendars for the Professional Company and Student company
  • Establish and evaluate school policies, as necessary

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and deep interest in aerial dance as a practice and art form
  • Excellent communication skills, including oral, written and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with teachers, students and parents.
  • Flexibility to work with new ideas and program development.
  • Ability to work independently when necessary, while also contributing to the team.
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical and Independent thinking skills
  • Organizational capability, and proven skill with Microsoft Office

Send resume and references to:  Laura Blegen, jobs@frequentflyers.org

Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc.

No phone calls please.

Please visit: www.frequentflyers.org/page/Job_Opportunities/ for more information.

 

Executive Assistant

Town Hall Arts Center, a non-profit professional theatre located in downtown Littleton that annually produces a season of primarily musicals, seeks a full-time Executive Assistant.  The primary responsibilities of this position will be to support the work of the executive director and the theatre’s business office.  Duties include bookkeeping data entry (Quickbooks), overall management of the facility, and management of the business aspects of theatrical production.

Essential Functions

1. Financial:  Responsible for bookkeeping data entry

  • Provide data entry for accounts receivable/payable, record deposits, print checks
  • Manage cash flow between bank accounts
  • Make certain that all paid invoices and expense verifications are properly filed
  • Maintain files of accounts payable/receivable records
  • Prepare and submit semi-monthly payroll report to payroll service
  • Manage health account payments/records
  • Maintain performance contracts, maintain actor and production payment spreadsheet and prepare payment
  • With education director, confirm AP tuition payments
  • Assist in gathering all documents needed for year-end audit process

2. General Operations:

  • Provide human resource support for new hires and present employees
  • Maintain and distribute the THAC’s master calendar of events and meetings including all events, performances, and meetings in the auditorium and in Stanton Gallery and all remote rehearsal spaces.
  • Responsible for updating areas of the website that are assigned
  • Handle all aspects of the audition process including announcing, taking reservations and preparing audition materials
  • Manage script/score check out to cast and production team
  • Manage the costume storage including restocking and adding purchases
  • Update website as assigned
  • Provide back-up coverage for box office ticket sales

3. Building and Office Maintenance

  • Serve as primary contact for building maintenance issues, including overseeing janitorial services and communications with City re: necessary maintenance issues
  • Maintain and organize office and janitorial supplies
  • Receive and distribute mail
  • Maintain office equipment

Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, 3+ years experience in an office environment preferably a non-profit or arts organization, proficiency with QuickBooks is essential

Salary and Benefits

Salary is dependent upon experience. Paid vacation and sick leave and health insurance are included with employment.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Cheryl McNab, Executive Director

cmcnab@townhallartscenter.org

or

Town Hall Arts Center

2450 W. Main Street

Littleton, CO 80120

Position is open immediately until filled.

Applications without salary requirements may not be considered.  No phone calls please.

 

Development Associate

Boulder Musem of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) seeks a Development Associate. The Development Associate is responsible for BMoCA’s grant applications, reporting, and research. The Development Associate works full time to advance BMoCA’s fundraising goals by seeking government, foundation, and corporate grants in support of exhibitions, programs, outreach initiatives, and general operating expenses. In addition to managing the grants schedule, the Development Associate completes acknowledgments for grants and donations and conducts ongoing research regarding funding opportunities for the museum. BMoCA’s Director of Advancement supervises the Development Associate. The candidate should have an interest in contemporary art, creative thinking skills, and the ability to work well in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions

-        Complete grant applications and reports for funding from foundations, corporate, and government organizations

-        Work with curatorial, education, and other departments as appropriate on grant applications

-        Manage the calendar of grant applications and reports for BMoCA

-        Maintain accurate information in BMoCA’s database regarding grants and donations

-        Prepare stewardship reports for foundations, corporations, and public funders, as required

-        Conduct prospect research regarding grants and funding opportunities

-        Ensure that access to all government grant portals are kept up-to-date

-        Manage BMoCA’s individual and corporate membership program, including communicating with new and expiring members, managing strategy for expanding membership, maintaining membership records, and coordinating membership drives and promotions

-        Manage BMoCA’s Friends With Benefits membership affiliate group for young professionals

-        Plan and execute BMoCA’s annual appeal campaign

-        Manage several development and donor cultivation events throughout the year

-        Assist with the annual auction fundraiser

-        Assist the Executive Director and Director of Advancement with individual and corporate sponsorship proposals as assigned

Qualifications

-        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

-        Minimum three years of fundraising experience in the areas of foundation, government, and corporate support preferred

-        Knowledge of Altru software by Blackbaud preferred

-        Event planning experience preferred

-        Excellent planning and organizational skills

-        Ability to meet frequent deadlines

-        Excellent research and writing skills

-        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-        Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

-        Ability to read, interpret, and apply laws, rules and regulations

-        Ability to work with diplomacy and tact at all times

-        Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information

-        Flexible, positive attitude, and willing to follow vision of leadership

-        Comfortable balancing diverse responsibilities

Hours & compensation

The Development Associate works full time for 40 hours per week and will be required to attend occasional off-site and on-site events in the evenings. The salary range for this position is based on experience. This position includes health benefits.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@bmoca.org. No phone calls please.

Application deadline: Friday, May 29

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.

 

Annual Fund Associate

Reports to: Vice President of Development

Status: Full-Time Salaried, Exempt

Colorado Symphony seeks an Annual Fund Associate. Principal duties include working with the Vice President of Development and the Major Gifts Officer to manage the individual and corporate giving donor base of $10,000 and under– including current, lapsed and prospective donors; management of volunteer solicitors including committee members; analysis of individual giving revenue results, forecasts and goals; and oversight of the direct mail and Telefunding individual giving campaigns.

The Annual Fund Associate will create and implement strategies to ensure individual giving revenue targets are hit, while maintaining high flexibility in response to shifting priorities.

Essential Functions

1)     Annual Fund

  1. Ensure Annual Fund mailings and Telefunding campaigns run according to strict deadlines and that cash flows are consistently meeting weekly projections.
  2. Lead project management across IT and Marketing departments regarding in-house and out of house bulk mailings, along with management of related Telefunding through in-house call center.
  3. Produce effective creative and copy for all related online email eBlasts and social media posts specific to certain campaigns.
  4. Strategize on the most effective messaging and specific timing of campaigns appeals throughout the year, in maximizing reach and revenue from all segments, including renewals, lapsed donors and acquisitions.
  5. Place phone calls to all renewal donors above the $1k - $9,999 annual contribution level during monthly renewal periods.
  6. Manage Colorado Gives profile and effectively launch and manage a yearly campaign related to Colorado Gives Day.
  7. Assist the Development Associate with donor benefit fulfillment and delivery.

2)      Database Management

  1. Ensure accuracy with individual and household accounts in the Tessitura database including, but not limited to: proper names, correct addresses, relevant phone numbers and email address, pertinent research notes, solicitation designations, solicitation tasks, solicitation amounts.
  2. Review giving history of accounts as necessary to guarantee proper account solicitation designations throughout the year.
  3. Review and update necessary accounts as gifts are received, and run frequent reports on the performance of segments including renewals, lapsed, and acquisitions, and campaign specific lists.
  4. Manage source codes and appeals to track their success rates as they relate to specific mailing and Telefunding campaigns.
  5. Work closely with the IT department to remain current on new practices to ensure database literacy and competency.

3)      Committee Management

  1. Associate Board

i)       Work closely with the chair of the Associate Board to oversee recruitment progress and assist in setting goals, specific to the board and the Remix program.

ii)      Oversee executive committee to ensure roles are being fulfilled.

iii)     Work with the board to establish precedents and set priorities in steering the young professional initiative.

iv)     Act as a liaison between the board and the administration and also as a resource.

v)      Assist in day-of events, in coordination and event management.

4)      Young Professional Initiatives

  1. Work with the Marketing Department to monitor the progress of Remix, the young professional membership program of the Colorado Symphony.
  2. Manage Remix communications, including fielding all and any external program inquiries.
  3. Oversee patron services procedures for Remix, including welcome package delivery and night-of-show ticketing protocol.

The duties listed above should not be considered all-inclusive.  Candidate will be expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned, particularly in assisting development efforts.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to individual giving preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent persuasive communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, both in person and by phone, with patrons, trustees, staff members, volunteers, and above all donors.
  • Consistent professionalism at the highest level with great donor sensitivity.
  • High degree of flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated success in developing cultivation and solicitation strategies with knowledge of fundraising best practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas, as well as autonomously managing projects.
  • Knowledge of the Colorado Symphony’s season programs and offerings.
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • A knowledge of and/or interest in music and performing arts is preferred.
  • Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Tessitura proficiency preferred.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.

Please direct all inquiries to Christina Carlson, Vice President of Development, to: ccarlson@coloradosymphony.org. Please include cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references electronically. Materials are being reviewed as received and interviews are being scheduled. Please submit requested materials at your earliest convenience. No phone calls.

 

Major Gifts Officer

Reports to: Vice President of Development

Status: Full-Time Salaried, Exempt

Colorado Symphony seeks a Major Gifts Officer, in collaboration with the Vice President of Development, to advance all aspects of individual and corporate giving. The position has the overall responsibility for planning, executing and expanding the annual giving programs at the Colorado Symphony, as well as special, major, and principal gifts, and oversight of gift planning and stewardship and donor relations.  The position is accountable for further developing a high-performing individual program and achieving mutually agreed upon annual goals for gift income and expanding the Symphony’s individual donor base.  S/he will also manage a portfolio of major and principal gift donors and prospects.

The Major Gifts Officer is a key member of the senior management team in the Development Department and reports directly to the Vice President of Development. 

Essential Functions

1)      Leadership, Planning, and Strategy

  1. In collaboration with the Vice President of Development, other key staff, and campaign counsel, re-establishes and executes a major and principal gifts development plan aimed at continuing to grow the Symphony’s annual fund and current campaigns, as well as build a strong foundation for the Symphony’s future campaign efforts.
  2. Substantially grows the major gifts program program for individuals to a sustained growth rate of 6.5%, including an expansion of the number of individual donors.
  3. Assist the Vice President of Development in stewarding major donors, including devising strategy in recruitment and retention.
  4. Leads efforts to optimize and integrate the appropriate giving strategies (annual fund, elevated events, major gifts, planned gifts, and corporate sponsorship where appropriate into a donor-centered cultivation/solicitation plan for high-value prospects.
  5. Works closely with the Vice President of Development to accelerate the growth in the Symphony’s legacy gift society, with particular emphasis on enhanced marketing and prospect identification, increasing new legacy gifts through bequests, life income gifts, and complex outright gifts.
  6. In conjunction with the Vice President of Development, develops and implements strategic and specific stewardship plans tailored to each major donor, including donors of planned gifts.
  7. Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle, including: initiate contacts with potential leadership, develop appropriate cultivation strategies, move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion towards solicitation, maintain contact while conveying sensitivity to needs of the donors.
  8. Coordinate and attend special meet-and-greet lunch opportunities between major donors and notable musicians and/or the music director.
  9. Manage portfolio of all donors above the $10k annual contribution level.
  10. Research potential major donors by keeping current on local news in the Denver Post, Denver Business Journal, and other local nonprofit news.

2)      Fundraising Management

  1. Undertakes a systematic program of identification of major and principal gift prospects from the Colorado Symphony donor base and other patrons in sufficient numbers to grow the donor pipeline and assure achievement of goals.
  2. Ensures that a sufficient number of prospects are cultivated and solicited annually to achieve revenue goals across all individual giving programs, including: annual giving, special/major gift and gift planning.
  3. Enhances the “return on investment” of large fundraising events to build pipeline of prospective donors for annual giving, major gifts, and special projects.
  4. Supports budget development and manages compliance.
  5. Work with the Annual Fund  Associate to ensure completion of the Annul Fund
  6. Assist the Development Associate with donor benefit fulfillment and delivery.

3)      Committee Management

  1. Conductor’s Circle Committee

i)       Assist the Vice President of Development to recruit and maintain a committee of 10-15 volunteers, with the goal of broadening the base of donors at the $2k annual contribution level with purpose of further growth.

ii)      Establish fundraising goals and expectations for committee members.

iii)     Set meeting agenda for each monthly meeting and follow up with each committee member by phone to review individual prospects post-meeting.

iv)     Act as a liaison between the committee and the administration and also act as a resource.

v)      Assist in coordination and management of day-of events.

  1. Create and oversee other committees as necessary

The duties listed above should not be considered all-inclusive.  Candidate will be expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned, particularly in assisting development efforts.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in areas related to major gifts preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent persuasive communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, both in person and by phone, with patrons, trustees, staff members, volunteers, and above all donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute strategies that resulted in sustained long-term growth in annual support and a track record of success in soliciting major/principal gifts are essential. 
  • Consistent professionalism at the highest level with great donor sensitivity.
  • High degree of flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated success in developing cultivation and solicitation strategies with knowledge of fundraising best practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas, as well as autonomously managing projects.
  • Knowledge of the Colorado Symphony’s season programs and offerings.
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • A knowledge of and/or interest in music and performing arts is preferred.
  • Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Tessitura proficiency preferred.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.
  • Attend Masterworks performances.
  • Experience motivating and managing staff and volunteers is preferred.

Please direct all inquiries to Christina Carlson, Vice President of Development, to: ccarlson@coloradosymphony.org. Please include cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references electronically. Materials are being reviewed as received and interviews are being scheduled. Please submit requested materials at your earliest convenience. No phone calls.

 

Concessions Service Associate

Butterfly Pavilion seeks a seasonal, part-time Associate for our Concessions Food Cart Department. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, people-minded individual with a strong work ethic, skill at paying close attention to detail, and the ability to provide excellent customer service to all of our visitors.

Seasonal, Part-time, Non-exempt, Anticipated Start Date: Immediately 

Essential Functions

The Concession Services Associate will be cooking and providing hot dogs chips and beverages to our customers internally and externally.

Provides excellent customer service during all interactions with customers, volunteers and co-workers.

Supports the Butterfly Pavilion's mission and core operating statement in the course of serving guests.

Uses the Centaman Database system to process all transactions.

Processes transactions in an accurate and efficient manner, ensuring accurate cash handling and recordkeeping. When working at the food cart, the Associate:

Processes food sales and accurate cash handling procedures.

Cooks and serves all food to our customers.

Maintains all Health Department standards.

Maintains safety protocols at all times.

Will follow all food handlers regulations at all times.

Will clean and stock the cart and maintain standards.

Will communicate with the gift shop staff and reports to the gift shop supervisor.

Qualifications

-Cash handling and Point of Sale experience.

-Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and in writing.

-Customer service experience.

-Food preparation and handling experience -Skill at paying attention to detail.

-Skill and experience in operating a cash register, making change, counting cash in various denominations, and following step-by-step procedures.

-Experience with Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Applications.

-High School Diploma.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

Food handling, prep, and cooking.

Experience with a museum, zoo, or other cultural attraction.

 

Starting hourly wage is $9.00.To apply, please submit your resume via Butterfly Pavilion's on-line application process.

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

All applicants should email a cover letter and resume along with contact information for references by clicking the link below. Please submit required documents for immediate consideration. Anticipated start date is May/June 2015.

No phone calls or drop-ins please

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/100971.html

 

Development Associate-Member Services/Major Gifts Coordinator

Denver Center for the Performing Arts seeks a Development Associate. This position provides support for donor development, corporate fundraising for sponsorships, and ongoing fundraising activities.  Support development efforts through prospect tracking.  Process all donor contributions.  Research and report donor prospects information, lost donors, and lapsed donors.  Assists with logistical and administrative components of major donor and planned giving events.

Essential Functions

  • Develop personal relationships with donors, particularly those in the membership groups. 
  • Solicit donors for renewals, upgrades and event participation. 
  • Work directly with donors on their ticketing and other special needs.
  • Coordinate events for membership groups.  Select décor, menu, etc. and prepare contracts with vendors. 
  • Work with Executive office to coordinate guests at all VIP events. 
  • Responsible for determining payment plans, billing, invoicing, maintaining payments and entering donations into Audience View. 
  • Determine tax deductibility of donations and acknowledge donors with follow-up correspondence.

Qualifications

This is a temp to hire position and the right candidate will have outstanding communication and organizational skills.  Must possess excellent telephone, communications, and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.  A high degree of independent judgment, confidentiality initiative, problem solving and decision-making and the ability to interact verbally and in writing with DCPA personnel, caterers, donors, trustees and CEO’s.

Four to Five years of experience working in a development office with a high degree of personal contact with donors if greatly preferred.      

 

Retail and Merchandising Manager

Foothills Art Center seeks a Retail and Mechandising Manager to provide a strong vision for the retail gallery space to ensure a high quality positive visitor experience and maximize gallery revenue through exemplary, prompt, courteous sales service, creative inventory management and merchandising while prompting Foothills Art Center’s mission. Position is critical because it provides the first and last point-of-contact to visitors.

Classification: Three quarter time (up to 32 hours), Non-Exempt
Schedule: 4 days – between Tuesday through Sunday
Work Hours – 9:30-5:30 T-Sat and Sun 11:30-5:30
Occasional evening hours required for exhibition openings and special events
Reports to: Executive Director

Essential Functions

• Ensure that the gift shop product and service are aligned with Foothills Art Center mission
• Promote gift sales by educating customer about product, artist and shop philosophy
• Provide exemplary customer service during all interactions with visitors, volunteers and co-workers
• Oversee the retail shop and exhibition art sales
• Hire, train, and evaluate gift shop sales staff and recruit, train, and evaluate gift shop volunteers
• Manage Gift Shop Associate and Gift Shop Volunteers
• Develop and execute a merchandise plan placement including displays, and inventory rotation that supports exhibition schedule
• Create inventory standards
• Remerchandise, face and replenish inventory daily
• Develop store procedures and processes
• Ensure PCI compliance at point of sale and through all credit card processing systems
• Reduce risk through development and proper controls on cash and credit payment systems and store security procedures
• Recruit new gift shop artists and steward existing artists
• Manage artists’ commission process to ensure accurate and timely payments for shop and exhibition art sales
• Develop and manage gift shop sales plan and budget; collaborate with Executive Director to create annual sales goals
• Responsible for gift shop budget and profitability
• Accurately track and report gift gallery metrics on a monthly basis; create monthly sales reports and effectively communicate numbers to FAC staff
• Manage point of sale software and consignment systems; interact with Mercury Pay System on credit card processing issues
• Oversee inventory data management and input for inventory system for gift shop and exhibition art
• Partner with marketing to aggressively promote shop and its unique product
• Collaborate with exhibitions and marketing teams to jury, display, promote, and close Holiday Art Market
• Support and attend all exhibition openings, previews, receptions and events
• Interact positively with visitors on the gift and exhibition gallery floors
• Act as an concierge to the Golden area and answer general directional questions
• Act as an ambassador for FAC’s mission, values and style to build a positive professional reputation to the larger community
• Contribute to create a positive work environment.

Qualifications

• Bachelors or Master’s degree in business, retail sales and/or marketing
• 3-5 years’ experience in retail and merchandising, experience in a museum or gallery setting preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks Intuit Point of Sale, consignment
• Experience with spreadsheets, data management and basic Microsoft Office
• Exhibits exemplary customer service skills/experience; enjoys working with the public
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and writing
• Proactive, creative and detail oriented
• Works independently, is self-assured, energetic and takes positive initiative
• Flexible and willing to work weekends, some evenings, and if necessary, holidays
• Creates an atmosphere of teamwork and positive energy among general public, visitors, co-workers, volunteers

Working Environment

Foothills Art Center staff is committed to providing exemplary visitor experience and programs to its supporters, and community. FAC has a small, fast paced entrepreneurial staff with high performance capacity, ability to perform throughout a broad range of duties from administrative and operational tasks to high level donor cultivation and leadership activity.
Physical/Mental Requirements: This position requires lifting up to 50+ lbs., walking and standing, climbing ladders and sitting. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include lite lifting, reaching, handing, talking and listening. Requires applying logical principles to collect data, define problems and draw conclusions, communicate effectively and maintain professional working relationships. Demonstrates commitment and pride in FAC mission and individual work

How to Apply: No phone calls or email inquiries please. Apply by sending a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and references to MaryEllen@foothillsartcenter.org.

Visit http://foothillsartcenter.org/fac/about/careers/ to learn more. 

 

Visitor Services Associate

Foothills Art Center seeks a Visitory Services Associate. Ensure a high quality positive visitor experience through exemplary, prompt, courteous service while prompting Foothills Art Center’s mission. Position is critical for it provides the first and last point-of-contact to visitors.

Classification: Part time (24 hours), Non-Exempt
Schedule: 4 days – between Tuesday through Sunday
Work Hours – 9:30-5:30 T-Sat and Sun 11:30-5:30
Occasional evening hours required for exhibition openings and special events.
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager or Director on Duty

Essential Functions

• Provide exemplary customer service during all interactions with visitors, volunteers and co-workers
• Open and close FAC1 building, welcome desk computer according to defined procedures
• Greet the public in person or over phone
• Promote the sale of admissions, memberships, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities
• Process accurately and consistently admissions, member visits, education class/workshop sign up, and gift shop sales when necessary
• Process accurately and consistently new memberships and member renewals through QuickBooks Point of Sale and Gift Works database
• Perform cashier duties including handling cash, check and charge transactions using QuickBooks Point of Sale system
• Reduce risk by understanding and following PCI procedures to reduce potential credit card fraud, cash handling procedures, building and gift shop security
• Accurately track visitor information and demographics
• Provide current information about gallery exhibitions, programs, classes, camps and workshops
• Answer incoming phone calls timely and appropriately, or route them to appropriate staff
• Update phone system as needed to assure accurate and up-to-date information
• Act as an concierge to the Golden area and answers general directional questions
• Maintain an organized reception, front desk and lobby areas
• Replenish visitor materials including membership information, educational information, brochures, maps, etc. and well-stocked front desk area
• Ensure the safety and cleanliness of reception area - includes dusting, stocking bathrooms, emptying trash/recycling, filling humidifiers, litter or debris pickup, and light snow or ice removal
• Receive FAC packages or artists’ work
• Cover for Gift Sales Associate when needed
• Provide administrative assistance to other departments as needed
• Coordinate and order all FAC office supplies
• Support and attend all exhibition openings, previews, receptions and events
• Act as an ambassador for FAC’s mission, values and style to build a positive professional reputation to the larger community
• Contribute to create a positive work environment

Qualifications

• Associates or bachelor’s degree or 1-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Museum/art gallery experience is a plus
• 1-3 year experience in providing exceptional service in a customer service role with experience in public interface and problem solving, ideally a museum or other visitor attraction setting
• 1-3 year experience cash handling – operating a register, making change, using credit card swipe system
• 1-3 year experience with point of sale software system and basic Microsoft Office; Versed in Quick Books POS, GiftWorks system a plus and basic landline telephone operations
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and writing
• Detail oriented and follows step by step procedures accurately
• Manages multiple tasks simultaneously with a minimal degree of supervision; maintains confidentiality
• Works independently, is self-assured, energetic and takes positive initiative
• Flexible and willing to work weekends, some evenings, and if necessary, holidays
• Creates an atmosphere of teamwork and positive energy among general public, visitors, co-workers, volunteers

Working Environment

Foothills Art Center staff is committed to providing exemplary visitor experience and programs to its supporters, and community. FAC has a small, fast paced entrepreneurial staff with high performance capacity, ability to perform throughout a broad range of duties from administrative and operational tasks to high level donor cultivation and leadership activity.
Physical/Mental Requirements: This position requires walking, standing and sitting. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include lite lifting, reaching, handing, talking and listening. Requires applying logical principles to collect data, define problems and draw conclusions, communicate effectively and maintain professional working relationships. Demonstrates commitment and pride in FAC mission and individual work.

No phone calls or email inquiries please. Apply by sending a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and references to MaryEllen@foothillsartcenter.org.

Visit http://foothillsartcenter.org/fac/about/careers/ to learn more. 

 

Gift Shop Sales Associate

Foothills Art Center seeks a Gift Shop Sales Associate to ensure a high quality positive visitor experience through exemplary, prompt, courteous sales service while prompting Foothills Art Center’s mission. Position is critical because it provides the first and last point-of-contact to visitors. Foothills Art Center staff is committed to providing exemplary visitor experience and programs to its supporters, and community. FAC has a small, fast paced entrepreneurial staff with high performance capacity, ability to perform throughout a broad range of duties from administrative and operational tasks to high level donor cultivation and leadership activity.

Classification: Part time (up to 24 hours), Non-Exempt
Schedule: 4 days – between Tuesday through Sunday
Work Hours – 9:30-5:30 T-Sat and Sun 11:30-5:30
Occasional evening hours required for exhibition openings and special events.
Reports to: Gift Shop Manager or Director on Duty

Essential Functions

• Provide exemplary customer service during all interactions with visitors, volunteers and co-workers
• Greet customers in person or over phone
• Promote gift sales by educating customer about product, artist and shop philosophy
• Perform gift shop cashier duties including handling cash, check and charge transactions using Intuit Point of Sale QuickBooks database system
• Reduce risk by understanding and following PCI compliance and cash handling procedures, observing gift gallery to prevent theft
• Processe accurately and consistently sales, refunds, discounts
• Maintain an organized gift shop; ensure all products and displays are clean, neat -- includes dusting, litter pickup, inside window washing, changing lightbulbs, etc.
• Remerchandise, face and replenishe inventory daily
• Receive and unpack inventory and artists’ work
• Processe gift shop and exhibition art inventory by accurately entering data into POS system, creating labels and displaying
• Responsible for inventory data base management and input
• Collaborate with gift shop volunteers and artists
• Follow open and close policies and procedures
• Assist retail manger/merchandiser to change displays and reconfigure store
• Update artists portfolio book to assure accurate and up-to-date information
• Work alongside FAC volunteers
• Answer phone calls appropriately or route them to qualified staff
• Act as an concierge to the Golden area and answer general directional questions
• Cover for Visitor Services Associate when needed and is versed in current information about gallery exhibitions, programs, classes, camps and workshops
• Provide administrative assistance to other departments as needed
• Support and attend all exhibition openings, previews, receptions and events
• Act as an ambassador for FAC’s mission, values and style to build a positive professional reputation to the larger community
• Contribute to create a positive work environment.

Qualifications

• Associates or bachelor’s degree or minimum 1-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of retail sales. Museum/art gallery experience is a plus
• 1-3 year experience in providing exceptional service in a customer service role with experience in public interface and problem solving, ideally a museum or other visitor attraction setting
• 1-3 year experience in retail, cash handling – operating a register, making change, using credit card swipe system
• 1-3 year experience with point of sale software system and basic Microsoft Office; Versed in QuickBooks Intuit Point of Sale, and basic landline telephone operations
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and writing
• Detail oriented and follows step by step procedures accurately
• Manages multiple tasks simultaneously with a minimal degree of supervision; maintains confidentiality
• Works independently, is creative, self-assured, energetic and takes positive initiative
• Flexible and willing to work weekends, some evenings, and if necessary, holidays
• Creates an atmosphere of teamwork and positive energy among general public, visitors, co-workers, volunteers.

Physical/Mental Requirements

This position requires walking, standing and sitting. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include lite lifting, reaching, handing, talking and listening. Requires applying logical principles to collect data, define problems and draw conclusions, communicate effectively and maintain professional working relationships. Demonstrates commitment and pride in FAC mission and individual work.

Visit http://foothillsartcenter.org/fac/about/careers/ to learn more. 

 

Associate Registrar

Denver Art Museum seeks an Associate Registrar to oversee management of assigned special exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, and outgoing loans and maintains related legal records and documentation.  Coordinate exhibition logistics including crating, shipping, insurance, couriers, contract conservation and security, Federal Indemnity and Immunity from Seizure applications, and related scheduling and budgeting.  Manage shipping and processes incoming acquisitions and loans for assigned curatorial departments.  

Essential Duties

Special Exhibitions: Develop and coordinate registration logistics (crating, shipping, security during shipment, contract conservation, insurance, courier arrangements and related scheduling) for art related to temporary, special, and traveling exhibitions. Coordinate, schedule, and supervise all arrangements and contractors (shippers, packers, security agencies, contract conservators, customs and insurance brokers) for exhibition loans on behalf of and between the museum, lenders, and borrowers. Coordinate and oversee loan and exhibition courier-related arrangements including air or ground transport, medical insurance, hotel, per diem, and schedule.  Work closely curatorial and other members of the exhibition core team when planning exhibitions. 

Traveling Exhibitions: Create, coordinate, and distribute exhibition and loan documentation to participating exhibition venues including loan agreements, contracts, checklists, shipping and courier schedules, crate and packing lists, condition report book, loan restrictions, certificates of insurance and related.  Coordinate courier arrangements and serve as a courier for transit, installation and deinstallation as assigned.

Government Grants and Programs: Coordinate preparation of U.S. Federal Indemnity and Immunity from Seizure applications for assigned exhibitions and oversee implementation and compliance. Arrange and oversee domestic and international shipping, and customs paperwork (proforma invoices, CITES, ESA-related, and port exemption applications) related to exhibitions and loans.  Facilitate DAM’s compliance with the TSA Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP).

Outgoing Loans: Coordinate estimates and scheduling considerations for multiple Exhibitions and Collections Services and Conservation departments, legal documentation, packing, crating, condition reporting and related courier arrangements.

Courier/Installation Scheduling:  Work with project manager, and packing and installation crews in coordinating installation and deinstallation schedules in manner that accommodates courier and shipping schedules for temporary, special, and traveling exhibitions and loans.

Budgets: Create and monitor exhibition budgets, track expenditures and shared costs, produce and pay invoices.

Acquisition and Loan Shipping: Oversee crating and shipping arrangements and process incoming acquisitions and loans unrelated to exhibitions for assigned curatorial departments.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of professional museum registration, art handling, shipping and related customs issues, fine art insurance, and collections management theory and practices.
  • Computer and database management skills essential; Argus.net experience preferred.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage numerous projects of varying degrees of complexity at once
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Skill in negotiation and resolution of non-routine problems
  • Proven team leadership skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in art history, anthropology, museum studies or related field

Experience

Three–five years Registrar experience that includes specific involvement with exhibition coordination, including packing, international and domestic shipping, insurance, customs clearance and acting as courier for traveling exhibitions and/or loans. Experience with the U.S. Federal Indemnity program and application process and the TSA’s Certified Cargo Screening Program and requirements preferred. Knowledge of preventative conservation, condition reporting and proper art handling.  Familiarity with museum registration-related records and record keeping, collections management theories, and ethical principles and professional practices related to museum registration.    

 

Accountant

Butterfly Pavilion seeks an accountant for a full-time, excempt position. Anticipated start date is immediately. The Accountant is responsible for maintaining all transactions into the accounting system including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank deposits, payroll, journal entries and reporting.  This position will report to the Vice President of Finance and is an integral success and support of the organization's mission of conservation and education related to invertebrates and their role in the environment.

Essential Functions

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and assure approval prior to payment.
  • Print and obtain signatures on all accounts payable checks.
  • Process accounts receivable, accounts payable, daily deposits, check runs, bank reconciliation and monthly financials.
  • Distribute signed checks as required.
  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll as well as payroll taxes, 941's, SUTA, W4's and W2.
  • Maintain accurate records for SCFD funding, including but not limited to attendance and revenues.
  • Produce accurate records for all audits (Yearly, Insurance, Workman's Comp, and SCFD)
  • Assist with the complied yearly budget.
  • Answer all vendor inquiries.
  • Maintain all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and  accounts payable files.
  • Assists Vice Presidents and branch managers as necessary.
  • Completes monthly closings.
  • Assist Vice President of Finance in preparation of analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Represent Butterfly Pavilion in a professional manner to clients and potential clients in order to demonstrate our cultural commitment to Butterfly Pavilion mission
  • Develop a working knowledge of all aspects of Butterfly Pavilion business, including education, research and conservation efforts

Competencies

  • Interpersonal Skills and Self-Awareness
  • Building and Managing Teams
  • Decision Making
  • Organizational Awareness and Achievement
  • Coaching and Development
  • Directing People
  • Initiative and Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • Task Completion

Additional Duties

  • Regular required attendance to all organization, branch and department staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent experience plus three years of related experience.
  • General ledger experience required
  • Proficient technology skills, including advance skills with Microsoft Office, and Excel
  • At the time of hire, proof of auto insurance must be provided.

Experience

  • Accounting software experience, SAGE preferred
  • Experience and  solid knowledge with SCFD funding preferred
  • solid knowledge of payroll functions and reporting requirements
  • Advanced skills in standard office software, such Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with nonprofit accounting principles and procedures, including tracking grants and matching sources of funds, restricted funds.

Work Environment

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

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

Physical Demands

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

-While performing the responsibilities of Accountant 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. Additional daily physical requirements can include the following:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time doing computer work. 
  • Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment. 
  • Ability to use telephone and computer to communicate and follow written and verbal instructions.

Work schedule

A range of hours in typical work week / salary exempt of 40 hours a week. This is a full-time exempt position, and general hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references clicking here or by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window.  This position will remain open until filled. Apply online at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/204188-20970.html

 

Education/Exhibits Manager

Colorado Railroad Museum seeks a Education/Exhibits Manager.

In alignment with the strategic plan and the Museum’s mission, vision and values, this position will lead design and implementation of exhibits, interpretation, and educational programs. This position is responsible for articulating the mission of the organization through interpretative exhibits and education programs and activities.

Educational/Interpretation Programs

• Develop dynamic, interactive interpretive programs for school-age children, groups, and adults that interpret the museum’s indoor and outdoor exhibits.
• Develop outreach and onsite school programs aligned with Colorado State standards.
• Research, produce and promote educational programs including age/grade appropriate materials based on curriculum standards, general audience and professional level classes, seminars and workshops.
• Work with other Museum departments collaboratively in the creation of programs and exhibits.
• Manage the creation of a new permanent children’s exhibit.
• Develop partnerships and collaborations with complementary organizations to extend the museums programs, resource materials, and audiences. Develop promotional material for the public programs and related activities.
• Contribute educational content and activities for Museum events
• Manage the Colorado Rails and Cocktails lecture series.
• Identify and propose alternative educational program funding sources, including the preparation of grant proposals and securing sponsors for programs.
• Train and oversee Education and Exhibits volunteers
• Plan and coordinate summer camps for children.
• Prepare and monitor departmental budget
• Compile, maintain and report statistical information on program participation

Qualifications

• A passion for formal/ informal education particularly connecting people to their community.
• Three to five years’ experience doing a range of programming in a museum or other informal learning setting.
• Knowledge of current trends in Museum Education, Informal Learning and Visitor Studies.
• Knowledge of Denver Metro Curriculum standards
• Ability to develop experience-based educational programs that are engaging and meaningful.
• A college degree is required; Education, Museums, Public History or similar is preferable. A Master’s degree is preferred.
• We are looking for a team player with a sense of humor, who is creative, flexible, energetic and comfortable working in a small, busy organization.
• Highly organized, ability to juggle multiple programs, multiple volunteers and multiple deadlines.
• Strong computer skills.
• Excellent public speaking and writing skills.
• Able to work some weekends and evenings.