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SCFD periodically has opportunities for students interested in Academic Internships. Please contact the SCFD office at scfd@scfd.org with your information and to check on availability. Check out the SCFD Academic Internship description for more information

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Only SCFD funded organizations and select 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

Executive Director

Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Description

Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance (Frequent Flyers) seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization in fundraising, business operations, and financial management.  The Executive Director is responsible for donor development, retention and reporting, oversight of staff (bookkeeper, marketing coordinator, office manager, etc.). The position is a Director level of the organization along with the Education Director, Alysha Perrin, and the Artistic Director / Founder, Nancy Smith. The Directors develop strategic goals for the organization as a whole.  The Executive Director reports to the Frequent Flyers board. 

Role Description

The Executive Director’s duties include, but may not be limited to: 

  • Lead the development of the annual Frequent Flyers’ budget, working in collaboration with the Director Team (Artistic Director and Education Director) and bookkeeper.
  • Schedule and facilitate staff meetings, weekly Director Team meetings, and other operational meetings as necessary
  • Oversight, creation and maintenance of Frequent Flyers Policies and Procedures (liability and studio equipment and use, etc.), contracts (employee and contractors, rent, etc.) and other legal documents as needed
  • Board Liaison:

Support Board Member committees

Assist Board with membership recruitment

  • Community Relations:

Attend relevant networking events to promote Frequent Flyers

  • Fundraising/Donor Development:

○        Manage individual donor cultivation, retention and reporting (develop fundraising plan, meet with major donors, coordinate major donor events, manage donor database, etc.)

○        Grants: Write grant proposals and final reports; maintain grant calendar with all deadlines for applications and final reports, research new opportunities, and coordinate with the other Directors information as needed for successful grant writing and reporting.

○        Attend community events and networking events and positively represent Frequent Flyers in conversations with business leaders and in the local arts community

○        Process donations and send thank you letters

○        Evaluate organizational impact and effectiveness and tracking tools, which may include writing, distributing and gathering post-show surveys, Aerial Dance Festival Surveys, and any other surveys or measurement tools

○        Lead committees to develop goals, plans, timeline and campaigns for events, marketing, online and non-online donor cultivation; assign resources to undertake fund raising

  • Hire, supervise and coach administrative and operational staff (office manager, marketing coordinator, bookkeeper, etc.)

○        Identify and recruit resources for operational needs

○        Oversee day-to-day operations of direct-report staff

○        Coordinate and conduct annual staff reviews of direct reports

○        Ensure that files on employees and contractors are complete

○        Assist with staffing events: front of house, coordination of volunteers and volunteer management 

  • While each director has decision making authority over his/her respective departments, the Executive Director will provide final decision making where priorities may intersect or conflict, such as:

○        Final authority over budget decisions and execution of budget

○        Prioritization of use of Frequent Flyers studio space and equipment

○        Marketing priorities 

 Job Skills and Interpersonal Contacts

  • High interpersonal acumen and emotional intelligence
  • Must possess negotiation, presentation, customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and persuade in both written and oral communication.
  • Analytical skills (problem solving, quantitative, workflow process, etc.)
  • Requires the use of independent judgment, discretion and decision-making abilities
  • Requires ability to work in a team environment, be creative and mentor and train others
  • Extremely organized and resourceful with an ability to multi-task and have strong attention to detail
  • Strategic and creative thinker with a strong work ethic
  • Advanced skills with all Google G-Suite office products (Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Donor Pro or other similar donor software
  • Familiarity with financial management software (e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Must possess a general understanding and appreciation of aerial dance 

Education and/Experience:

  • 3+ years fundraising experience
  • At least 3 years proven track-record with all aspects of managing a mid-sized non-profit
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

Job Conditions

  • Work will be done at the Frequent Flyers’ studio location in Boulder, Colorado
  • In addition, Executive Director will need to travel throughout the Boulder/Denver metro area for events (Frequent Flyer Productions shows, student company shows, donor meetings, etc.)
  • Frequent Flyers will reimburse for standard travel expenses for travel outside the Denver/Boulder metro area
  • Occasional required work on evenings and weekends 

About Frequent Flyers®

Frequent Flyers® is a Boulder, Colorado,  non-profit aerial dance company in its 30th year of operations. Frequent Flyers is an industry leader in the field of aerial dance, combining dance technique with aerial apparatus such as trapeze, lyra, fabric, rope and bungee.  Frequent Flyers has been at the forefront of many innovative programs such as:

  • An aerial dance school for the front-range community to learn aerial techniques on a variety of aerial apparatus, offering over 50 classes a week.  In addition, the school provides:

○     A large student company of both children and adults to develop their skills into a culminating bi-annual performance to the public.

○     9-month Intensive Training programs for early career aerial dancers

○     Kids Who Fly outreach to youth-at-risk which has impacted over  8,000 children across the Boulder/Denver metro area

  • The international Aerial Dance Festival, now in its 20th year, bringing together aerial artists from around the world for a 2-week immersive education program and performances
  • A professional aerial dance company that performs locally and nationally, including a 2017 event at The Kennedy Center in Washington. The company has performed for more than 200,000 people. 

Compensation DOE. 

Send resume and references to:

Nancy Smith

Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc.

email: jobs@frequentflyers.org

No phone calls please. 

To learn more about us, visit: www.frequentflyers.org

Electrical Manager

Denver Zoo

Post date: 7/17/18

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our CoreBehaviorsof:Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo’s Maintenance Department has an opportunity for a full time Electrical Manager to perform skilled/Master level electrical work and oversee the activities of the Electrical Shop. This is a Working Manger’s position. While there are office based/administrative duties, most work will be performed in the field.  Candidates must have a valid Master Electrician License and a minimum of five years’ experience as a Master Electrician. 

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic,fastpaced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

Completed applications must be submitted by July 28, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Temporary Bird Zookeeper

Denver Zoo

Post date: 7/17/18 

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our CoreBehaviorsof:Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo’s Animal Care Department has an opportunity for a Temporary Bird Zookeeper to provide the safe exhibition, handling, feeding, and husbandry of animal species at the Zoo. The bird division is comprised of a diverse bird collection of 127 species and 524 individual birds that include of ratites, waterbirds, cranes, raptors, hornbills and a large variety of softbill species. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s (or Associate’s) Degree in an animal-related or animal behavior-related field and at least two years of zoo keeping experience. This position is budgeted through the end of October 2018. 

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic,fastpaced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 

Completed applications must be submitted by July 28, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Development Events Associate

Denver Art Museum

Post date: 7/17/18

Position Type: Full-Time

Responsible for providing general and specialized support, coordination and implementation of all activities of the Development Department including programs,eventsandtravel, as well as program coordination and implementation of upper levels of support groups.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Development

  • Plan, manage and implement all details related to non-revenue-generating development events, including but not limited to organizing logistics; creating event timelines; communicating event information across various departments; writing copy and working with graphic designer on digital and print materials; managing event mailings/guest lists/reservation lists and related correspondence; coordinating vendors and organizing staffing needs. (Average three events per month.) Deliver the highest standard of event excellence.
  • Provide significant support to the Development Events Manager on the museum’s annual fundraising events and gala opening events through research, planning, and record keeping; vendor and artist communications; and administrative and day-of support.
  • Utilize software to track event logistics,expensesandprojectmanagementbenchmarkstoensure efficiency, progress and smooth internal communications around multiple events at a time.
  • Be a leader in team strategy conversations around increasing events-based donor engagement and fundraising efforts.
  • Bring creative and new ideas to all events including fundraising strategies, graphics, menu, entertainment, décor, artist engagement etc.
  • Work with the Communications Department to develop a winning communications plan for all fundraising events.
  • Prepare necessary speaking points for all development events and coordinate with the Director of Communications and Public Affairs and Chief Development Officer.
  • Plan and implement all Vision 2021 campaign-related events, including the Sie Welcome Center and Martin Building opening events.
  • Collaborate as needed with the museum’s upper levels of support groups on event planning needs, in particular with CultureHaus, the DAM’s young philanthropist organization.
  • Plan andimplementannualcalendarof events for acquisitions groups.
  • Serve as the coordinator for select external events, including some sponsor, trustee and donor events.
  • Provide support on all Development-administered committee meeting logistics.
  • Coordinate visits to the museum by external groups as assigned.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Support all stewardship efforts of the museum.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Attend development events.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and early mornings as needed related to Denver Art Museum events. (Average three evenings per month.)
  • General office support and tasks as required.
  • Assist at meetings and special events as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill, Ability & Experience

Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude and high level of professionalism and composure
  • Must be a self-starter and proactive team member
  • Must be highly disciplined, methodical, organized, and detail-minded
  • Previous event coordination experience required
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking fast-paced environment
  • Must be creative and work well with the artist community

Preferred:

  • Previous non-profit experience preferred
  • Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • Previous work experience in membership, development or marketing preferred
  • Ability to understand development fundraising principals
  • Knowledge of art history or fine art preferred

Education or Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree required

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Computer, printer, calculator, fax, scanner, phone.

Controller

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum 

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Location: 7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver CO 80230 (primary location), Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight, 13005 Wings Way, Englewood CO, 80112 (secondary location) 

Department: Administration 

FLSA Status: Exempt Full-Time, benefit eligible 

Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000

Job Summary: Wings Over the Rockies is seeking a Controller to oversee growing day to day accounting operations. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of GAAP, high energy, and a desire for professional development. With a growing staff, great volunteers, $3 million budget, and $24 million capital campaign, Wings is a growing museum in the heart of the historic Lowry neighborhood with a secondary location at Centennial Airport. This position oversees a full-time assistant controller and reports to the President/CEO.

Responsibilities for the Controller and Assistant Controller include:

-          Financial reporting to management and the Board of Directors

-          Preparation of the annual budget and continued variance monitoring

-          Preparing cash-flow analysis and capital project budgets in conjunction with the project managers when necessary

-          Track net assets and program grant funding

-          Serve as organization liaison to SCFD

-          Submit grant financial information andreimbursementrequestsasrequiredbygrant

-          Provide ad-hoc reporting as requested by CEO and Board of Directors

-          Work with the auditors preparing the annual audit and 990 filing

-          Supervise, coach, and train Assistant Controller

-          Oversee the AR and AP processing and procedures

-          Administer and maintain all credit applications and vendor files

-          Reconcile bank and investment accounts

-          Reconcile and approve journal entries

-          Oversee timely preparation and filing of sales tax reports, payroll tax reports, annual 1099 filings and annual W-2 reporting

-          Oversee payroll processing and payroll reports

-          Serve as liaison to insurance brokers for all benefit and organizational insurance needs

-          Perform Human Resource functions including:

  • Instituting management policies, including background and fingerprint checks
  • Ensuring the organization is complying with current laws and regulations
  • Work with Mountain States Employment Council as needed

-          Serve as liaison to IT service providers for needs including:

  • Hardware and software needs for staff
  • Accounting software and interface with other databases
  • Any IT issues that may arise with computers, phones, wireless, etc.

-          Other duties as assigned by CEO

Requirements:

-          Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; professional certification a plus

-          Minimum 8 years’ related experience

-          High professional standards and attention to detail

-         Desiretodevelopprofessionally

-          Ability to work independently as well as in conjunction with the team

-          High interpersonal skills for working with staff, board, volunteers, and patrons

-          Good communication skills, both oral and written

-          Highenergyandquicklearner

-          Experience in nonprofits

-          Experience with Excel, Word, Blackbaud products, and QuickBooks highly desirable

Working Conditions: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum operates at two locations:inan historic USAF plus hangar in the Lowry community and at a new site on Centennial Airport know as Exploration of Flight. Wings Air & Space Museum (primary location) operates in a 70 plus-year-old- aircraft hangar.  Environmental conditions may vary.   

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@wingsmuseum.org.  Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team! The Facilities Maintenance Technician performs the preventive and corrective actions needed to maintain the building structure and systems. This position ensures that the museum vehicles, equipment, parking garage and parking lots are in working order to provide a safe, attractive and environmentally controlled facility for guests and staff. The Facilities Maintenance Technician performs daily safety checks andmaintainsthemajorbuildingsystemssuchas,mechanical, electrical, plumbing and the building structure. This position assists independent contractors and other departments with projects as needed. In this position, you will provide input into work efficiencies, cost savings, and process improvement with your team. 

Essential Duties:

  • Works on major-building systems: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and the building structure
  • Performs functional and safety checks on the above-referenced systems
  • Providesoffhourson-call service as scheduled and emergency and snow removal services
  • Repairs and maintains Museum vehicles and motorized equipment as needed
  • Computer and clerical work as needed 

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years’ experience in building trades or building maintenance required.
  • 2 years’ experience in the proper and safe use of a wide variety of hand and power tools required.
  • Ability to write and understand instructions in English required.
  • Current driver’s license and vehicle insurance required.
  • Evening/night/weekend and on-call work required. 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Advancedskillsetsin one or more of the following: Mechanical, electrical, plumbing
  • Experience with Boiler Operations
  • Experience with HVAC water treatment systems
  • Experience with Building Automation Systems 

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic) to loud noise (fans,boilersandchillers).
  • Stand or sit: must be able to remain in a stationary position (50%oftime)
  • Must be able to lift, pull and transport equipment and material of up to 100 pounds occasionally and up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Seasonal exposure to heat and cold is encountered when working outdoors.
  • Potentially hazardous conditions may be encountered working around machinery,electricalsystemsandchemicals.
  • Ability to transport and climb ladders, work from elevation, and cover distances of 5milesperdayincomplex.
  • Investigation of spaces that are not conditioned and may be confining. 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

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

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

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

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

GOCO Outreach Coordinator

Butterfly Pavilion

Post date: 7/17/18 

Employment Type: Seasonal

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/837705.html

Butterfly Pavilion is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited nonprofit invertebrate zoo located in Westminster, Colorado. Founded in July 1995, as the first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo in the nation, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of invertebrates by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation.

Position Title: GOCO Outreach Educator

Department:  Programs, Interpretation & ExhibitsReportsto:SchoolProgram Manager DirectReportsto:EducationCoordinator FLSA Status: Part-time Number of open positions: 3

Salary: $12.00

Position Summary:   The Butterfly Pavilion seeks a creative, energetic,techsavvy, culturally competentindividualwithapassionforlearningaboutanddevelopingafterschoolprogramcurriculumforchildrenabout science, nature, and invertebrates. The position's primary purpose is to plan, manage, coordinate, implement, and evaluate the afterschool youth programs. Butterfly Pavilion strives to provide programs that promote appreciation, understanding, and conservation of invertebrates and habitats worldwide to a diverse community, and bilingual individuals fluent in English and Spanish and/or those who have worked with children with special needs or disabilities is a plus. Great Outdoors Colorado invests a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to help preserve and enhance the state's parks, trails, wildlife, rivers and open spaces. The GOCO Outreach Educator will connect more kids and their families to explore and take care of our great outdoors by addressing the growing disconnect between youth and nature. 

Essential Functions: 

The GOCO Outreach Educatorprovidesafterschoolprogramsfor 2 hours a day, three afternoons per week The GOCO Outreach Educator designs, develop and implement new curricula or programs or redesigns existing curricula to meet needs of diverse audiences The GOCO Outreach Educator teaches engaging, interactive science education programs in local schools for diverse audiences The GOCO Outreach Educator increases the reach of the Butterfly Pavilion in the community The GOCO Outreach Educator is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and staffing an afterschool program The GOCO Outreach Educator Coordinator acts as a liaison between the schools and Butterfly Pavilion The GOCO Outreach Educator is responsible for preparing monthly reports and following grant guidelines on the activities at their site The GOCO Outreach Educator is responsible for providing the program intern and the parent educator with necessary assistance and direction to ensure successful operation of each program activity The GOCO Outreach Educator is responsible for attending in bi-weekly staff meetings with the School Program Manager and any other meetings assigned by the School Programs Manager The GOCO Outreach Educator is responsible for maintaining schedules and program operations within the stated goals and objectives of the program 

Additional Duties: 

Assist in coordinating the scheduling of program staff, and troubleshoot operational issues as needed Assist in coaching program intern and the parent educator staff to facilitate exemplary programs Coordinate with City of Westminster staff for support and classroom reservations as needed 

Qualifications:

Computer/technology proficiency'word processing, presentation software, video conferencing, projectors,interactivewhiteboards, spreadsheets, databases Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related field Excellent customer service and communication skills, comfortable interacting with guests of all ages and backgrounds Enthusiastic, creative, sense of fun, patient Organized and flexible Fluency in Spanish and English preferred 

Experience: 

1-2 years' experience working in non-formal education setting -e.g. museum, zoo, aquarium, nature center Prior experience developing curriculum-aligned classroom or informal education programs Prior experience working with individuals of different ages, abilities, and backgrounds 

Additional Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Ability and means of transportation to off-site destinationsforprogramdeliverySubjecttoyearlybackgroundcheck of driving record Proof of current automobile insurance with the following coverage: $100,000 bodily injury for each person, $300,000 for each accident, and $50,000 property damage liability CPR and First Aid certified within a year of hire

Work Environment:

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

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

Physical Requirements: 

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.

While performing the responsibilities of the Educator, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Employeeshouldbeabletolift, carry and load education materials of up to 50 lbs. into vehicle.

Work schedule:  

3-4 days a week, 18-20 hours per week on average. Must be available to be scheduled Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and evening hours required.

No Phone Calls or Drop In's. Positionisopenuntil filled. Applyvialink: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/837705-20970.html

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/837705.html

Field Interviewer

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Description:

Come and interact with people from all over the world while standing under a T-Rex! We have a great Part-Time opportunity for those who are trying to earn a little extra cash while being surrounded by science! 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Field Interviewertojoining our team! The Field Interviewer would be responsible for interacting with our guests and community members while collecting audience data, in order for the Museum to gain a better understanding of its audience, aide in guiding programming and exhibitions, and to ensure that the Museum is a responsive, inclusive institution. This position observes visitor behavior and performs activities aimed at gathering visit and community information through surveys and questionnaires. This position is responsible for accurately entering data as assigned. 

Each Field Interviewer must complete 1 shift per month.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs activities aimed at gathering visitor and community information.
  • Observes visitor behavior within or outside of the Museum.
  • Administers surveys and questionnaires.
  • Interviews visitors and community members about their experiences/perceptions/ideas.
  • Accurately enters data as assigned.
  • Represents the Museum in a positive and professional manner while interacting with visitors and community members.
  • Actively participates in data collection by promptly responding to requests for shifts and reliably showing up for 6 shifts/year.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) may be required depending on audience outreach.
  • Ability to travel to other locations in the Denver area may be required.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 23, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time 

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

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

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

Manager of Facility Services

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 7/17/18

Summary: Manages assigned aspects of the day-to-day logistics of the Operations department business activities. Manages functions, including but not limited to, vendors and operation suppliers, work orders, and custodial team ensuring compliance with Garden policies and procedures. Thispositionactsascustomer-oriented liaison between the Operations department and other Denver Botanic Gardens departments. Works with all departments in ensuring high standards are met and exceeded for event logistics including event set ups and tear downs, custodial services, and overall appearance of the Gardens. Provides direct supervision of the custodial team.Actsonowninitiativeanddirection, ensures a positive and pleasant visitor experience and the safety, cleanliness and visual appeal of the facilities.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED and six months facilities management experience. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, excellent human relations skills; strong organizational and computer skills and abilities. Must possess valid Colorado Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record. Strong knowledge of Windows compatible computer equipment, Microsoft Word,Exceland Outlook software. Financial Edge, Site Mapping, and Vantix ATMS + software knowledge is a plus. This position needs to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to coordinate and attend evening and weekend events. Excellent organizational and extreme attention to detail, time management, and customer service. Bachelor Degree or Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Serves as the primary point contact between vendors, contractors, and other associated services engaged in providing a product or service to and with Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Communicates closely with assigned departments, including but not limited to, the Events department and oversees event set-up and tear down including tracking inventory, verifying set-up/teardowninformation, and ensuring accurate completion of set-ups/tear downs.
  • Direct supervision of Facility Techs, including work assignments, scheduling, PTO approval, performance monitoring and coaching.
  • Coordinates and manages the facility weekly set-up schedule and equipment inventory.
  • Provides direct supervision, instructionandhands-on participation foralllargescalePublicand Private Events.
  • Ensures staff is trained and well-versed in green cleaning practices, safety protocols, snow removal and floor cleaning equipment.
  • Orders supplies,workswithprovidersforbestpricing, continuously looks for improvements.
  • Responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, assigning and tracking work orders and communicating with requestors and operations staff.
  • Participates in and assigned tasks including but not limited to operating snow removal equipment and plows, and making parts runs.

Other Job Duties:

  • Performs regular property inspections for cleanliness,repairissuesandoverallpropertymaintenance.
  • Serves as the liaison between internal and external customers and management to ensure smooth operations delivery.
  • Assistswiththeidentificationofproblemsintheoperationsprocessesandprovidesrecommendationstoresolvetheminaquickandtimelymanner.
  • Builds a strong relationship between other departments through regular meetings and communications.
  • Maintains a satisfactory working relationship with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when requesting to or serving members and visitors.
  • Provides oversight of departmental administrative duties,participatesinbudgetdevelopmentandrunningreports, and coordination with finance.
  • Oversees the recycling and dumpster pick up schedules for the institution.
  • Processes payment requests from vendors and contractors.
  • Distributes incoming/outgoing departmental correspondence.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click link below:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/b88920ae-2b1d-0e52-b2e7-6a3427d4af00/apply?source=814660-CS-28662

Family and Children’s Program Instructor

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Summary: This position teaches family and children’s community programs, altering,developingandimplementinghands-on curriculum that engages families and children, particularly ages 0-8. Programs include but are not limited to parent-child classes for toddlers and preschoolers, homeschool days, scout programs, family workshops, and special events. Additional duties include supervising volunteers, communicating with program registrants, maintaining program supplies and supporting the day-to-day operations of the Mordecai Children’s Garden.

Career Type: Part-time - Sunday through Wednesday

Education/Experience: Priorknowledgeandpreviousexperienceis required,includingatleastthreemonths experience teaching and managing a group of students (preK-12) in a formal or informal environment, or an equivalent combination of education,trainingand experience. More extensive teaching experience is preferred, including previous experience in early childhood education or in children’s gardens. Flexibility in changing circumstances and high energy required. Must be capable of moving and communicating for a long period of time. Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment. Must be available to work flexible hours during work week and weekends. Familiarity with MicrosoftWindows based systems and the Microsoft office based software (Word, Excel, Outlook, and scheduling software) required. Knowledge and experience in teaching a variety of age levels and diverse populations using a hands-on,constructivistphilosophyis desirable. Experience teaching botanical, natural or environmental topics is desirable. Spanish-speaking desirable.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver assigned programs, including but not limited to birthday parties, toddler and preschool classes, and other family programs.
  • Create and deliver new or altered family programs.
  • Lead children in hands-on, interactive activities.
  • Maintain a safe environment for visitors or participants and address first aid issues.
  • Perform daily upkeep and maintenance of educational materials within the Mordecai Children’s Garden.
  • Send out program confirmations to registrants and volunteers.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance, programs, confirmations or other matters as needed.
  • Workincoordinationwithhorticulturestaffwithcareoflivingplantsusedinprograms.

Other Job Duties:

  • Assist with monitoring conditions and visitors in the Children’s Garden.
  • Assist with other children’s programs as needed.
  • Coordinate programs and volunteers as needed.
  • Work to assure the highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click link below:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/f2ed387e-19f5-2382-cab9-e0295b5f93f6/apply?source=814722-CS-28662

Administrative Assistant – Operations

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Summary: Performs a broad range of administrative duties forDirector of Operations and the Operations Department. May take limited administrative decisions and action in Director’sabsenceandservesasliaison between department staff and Director of Operations.

Career Type: Part-time

Department: Operations

Education/Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional office setting, background in a non-profit setting a plus. Must have strong knowledge of various software to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Work Order System, and standard office equipment. Excellent written and spoken communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and minimum two years’ general office work or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Post-secondary work in business-related courses and/or college courses preferred. Must be able to manage multiple and changing priorities and be organized and detail-oriented.Musthavetrack record of sound judgment and decision-making in an administrative setting. Mustbeabletomaintainconfidentiality of information

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Anticipates Director’s needs by gathering records, reports, correspondence, etc. and maintaining confidentiality where appropriate.
  • Informs Director of operational issues; determines necessary action in Director’s absence and handles matters not requiring executive attention. Makes administrative decisions and takes appropriate action in absence of Director.
  • Collectsandcompilesfinancialandstatisticaldataandentersintocomputer; processes and tracks purchase orders; resolves accounting issues in a timely manner.
  • Generates monthly and ad hoc reports.
  • Maintains Director’s appointment calendar, arranging appointments,meetingsandconferencesandcontactingappropriateattendees. Records committee and senior staff meeting minutes.
  • Answers Director’s phone,screenscallsandmakesappointmentsasneeded.
  • Addresses inquiries through departmental email box and phone calls professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Handles all incoming and outgoing departmental mail. Datestampsallincomingmailanddirectstoappropriatedepartment/person.
  • Maintains and updates all department databases.
  • Composes correspondence and memoranda and disseminates appropriately.
  • Maintains files and landscape drawings as well as departmental policies and procedures manual and drafts and updates as needed.
  • Maintains departmental planning calendar.
  • Orders office supplies and education materials.
  • Coordinates large or department-wide efforts. Maintains consistency and organization on projects and assignments with many inter-related details.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a current inventory of office and kitchen supplies and orders additional supplies as needed.
  • Handles departmental scheduling including reserving rooms, organizing meeting details and scheduling meetings both within and external to the department.
  • Works withalldepartmentstoassurehighestqualityexperienceforallDenver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Participates in special events as needed, including but not limited to Spring Plant Sale, Fete des Fleur, Fall Plant & Bulb Sale, Concerts, and Large Public and Private Events. Duties may include but not limited to assisting in set-up,teardownandcleanup.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

To apply click link below:

 

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/ce43d765-5cd0-08ec-823e-ca5ea228e9f5/apply?source=814689-CS-28662

Facility Custodial Technician – Seasonal

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Summary: Acts as customer-oriented liaison between Denver Botanic Gardens and the public.Cleans, maintains and sets up public/service areas and equipment for visitors,employeesand volunteers and ensures a positive appearance of the Gardens facilities for visitors and staff. Under general supervision performs and maintains the internal and external appearance of the Gardens.

Education/Experience: Preferred six months janitorial experience and/or light maintenance knowledge or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and have experience working in a team environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures overall positive presentation and experience of all physical facilities for visitors and staff.
  • Assures all event space is properly setup and clean.
  • Monitors events and traffic flow of visitors throughout gardens and buildings, performing timely clean-up including emptying trash cans, cleaning restroom facilities, picking up trash, etc.
  • Proactively maintains cleanliness of exterior hardscapes, including sweeping sidewalks and trash pick-up if necessary.
  • Collects recycled materials,andensureswastesisplacedintheproperdumpster.
  • Cleans public and office areas, including emptying trash, dusting, vacuuming, windows, etc. to ensure consistently clean and safe presentations.
  • Regularly empties interior and exterior trash cans within gardens and public areas.
  • Operate pressure washer to ensure all exterior hardscape is clean and free of debris,includingmechanicalpowerblower.
  • Operate powered carts,floorcleanerandotherlightmechanicalcleaningequipment.
  • Responsible for Snow Removal.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuretrippingorothersafetyhazardsareimmediatelyreportedtosupervisor.
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with managers, co-workers, members, visitors or others.
  • Attends all meetings as required.
  • Performs light maintenance of custodial equipment, other duties or special projects as requested by management.

To apply click link below:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/ddf10843-3a81-7ed7-aa50-4cbe8bd80b4e/apply?source=738327-CS-28662

Special Events Staff

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 7/17/18

Job Summary: This position provides support to the Events Department, housed at York Street. This position is an on-site contact for all assigned events including but not limited to weddings, receptions, public and corporate events;andworksinafast paced and dynamic environment. Thispositionwillhelpfacilitatelogistics of private and public events, as well as assisting with set up and breakdown when necessary. The job requires working weekends, evenings and some holidays in a variety of environments including, but not limited to indoors, outdoors, various weather conditions and non-air-conditioned spaces.

Career Type: Seasonal, Part-time - From July through December

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED);orminimumoneyear related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year in the special event, catering, hotel or restaurant business preferred. Excellent organizational skills, extreme attention to detail plus excellent verbal and customer service. Ability to organize multiple events/prioritiesatsame time. Must be able to communicate politely and clearly with clients and guests. Must be available and willing to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and some holidays and in a variety of environments including, but not limited too indoors, outdoors, various weather conditions and non-air-conditioned spaces.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Serves as the on-site Special Event Staff and is present for the entirety of all assigned events and maintains a positive, pro-active,solutionorienteddemeanorwhenrespondingtoorservingclients, members, colleagues, event professionals, and visitors.
  • Serves as the on-site Special Event Staff for Blossoms of Light. Including but not limited to line monitoring and directing, signage placement and collection, troubleshooting lighting outages, etc.
  • Helps set-up and breakdown elements of public events including but not limited to: signage, lighting, event supplies, linens, décor, and more.
  • Ensures the safe and efficient over-site of events.
  • Places directional signage for events and coordinates venue space closure and opening for private events.
  • Checksposteventvenuespaces, if assigned, for trash and potential damage deposit deductions.
  • Notifies senior management of any unusual circumstances, safety issues, and/or damages to the property.
  • Ensures that all private events are set properly, per the clients’ contract, and any last-minute adjustments are incorporated to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Ensures clients, caterers and event vendors abide by all Denver Botanic Gardens rules and reports any and all damage to the property of Denver Botanic Gardens to Private Events Team after the event.
  • Troubleshoots any situation to the satisfaction of the client as much as possible.

Other Job Duties:

  • Performs assigned duties, including but not limited to clearing phone lines and completing minor administrative duties, checks and coordinates deliveries are being sent to the correct locations, including but not limited to flowers, liquor, dance floors,tablesandchairs. Keeps an accurate count of the number of attendees for each event.
  • Maintains a satisfactory, positive working relationship with managers, co-workers,clientsandothers.
  • Ensures all policies and procedures in the Events Department and Denver Botanic Gardens are adhered to.
  • Workstoensurethehighestqualityofvisitorexperience
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

To apply click link below:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/3ee3838a-6887-05f0-b847-13671fa36fe6/apply?source=753840-CS-28662

Development & Marketing Manager

Denver Young Artists Orchestra

Post date: 7/17/18

REPORTS TO:           Executive Director

STATUS:                    Full time exempt

MISSION: The mission of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra is to provide the finest possible youth orchestra programs, inspiring and educating young musicians through the performance of great works of music and offering valuable cultural opportunities to the community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Development & Marketing Manager is responsible for organizing and implementing a comprehensive plan to meet the fundraising and marketing goals of the DYAO. 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Development

    • Work closely with the Board and the Executive Director to continuously research, cultivate and solicit new sources of revenue.
    • Oversee planning and implementation of the annual fund campaign including participation in Colorado Gives Day.
    • Manage the solicitation and acknowledgment process, maintain comprehensive records and monitor the fulfillment of donor and sponsor benefits and recognition.
    • Develop and implement new strategies to secure corporate support.
    • Successfully solicit and manage grants to maintain and increase annual grant income.
    • Secure advertising contracts to meet sales goals for the DYAO program book.
    • Recruit and maintain relations with in-kind sponsors.
    • Maintain accurate records pertaining to grants,advertisingandsponsorships.
    • Initiate, implement and support fundraising activities and promotions.
    • Work with the Board,VolunteersandStafftomanagetheannualfundraisinggalaandotherfundraisers.

Marketing

    • Develop and implement a long-range marketing plan.
    • Employ a variety of means to increase ticket sales and audience numbers.
    • Develop, supervise and/or facilitate marketing/development communications.
    • Oversee media relations.  Write, proof, print and distribute all publicity materials.
    • Be involved in area organizations to foster positive community relations.
    • Activelyseekoutinnovativeandcreativestrategiesonfundraisingandmarketing.
    • Enhance and grow digital and social media channels for DYAO.
    • Oversee website direction and content.

Program

  • Attend all DYAO concerts and events as requested.
  • Attend annual retreat in September
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to engage with donors and to increase awareness of DYAO.

Administrative

    • Draft, propose and manage annual marketing and development budgets.
    • Provide weekly and monthly reports to the Executive Director. Provide reports to the Board of Directors as requested.
    • Attend weekly staff meetings and all Board of Director’s meetings.
    • Supervise interns and/or volunteers related to marketing and development.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of five years Marketing and/or Development experience,preferablywithsomeartsbackground.
  • BA in a related field.
  • Consummate networker and strategist.
  • Professional and resourceful, with the ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Abilitytotakeinitiativeandmanagemultipledeadlinedriventasksandprojectssimultaneously.
  • Highly organized, proactive and motivated.
  • Exceptional speaking, persuading, selling and visioning skills; Ability to speak and write in a compelling way about DYAO’s funding and programmatic goals.
  • Sound computer and technical skills (Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Adobe Creative Suite and non-profit CRM).
  • Proficiency in social media including Facebook, Twitter,InstagramandVimeo.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

APPLICATION:  Send resume and cover letter demonstrating appropriate experience and qualifications to Kelly.waltrip@dyao.org.Nocallsplease.

Longmont Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Position

Longmont Symphony

Post date: 7/17/18

Organization

The Longmont Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is a semi-professional, community supported symphony orchestra led by newly appointed Music Director, Elliot Moore.  Inspiring audiences with live musical experiences that resonate with our expanding community, the 2018-2019 season will mark the symphony’s 52nd season.

The LSO currently performs five masterwork concerts, a Family concert, two educational outreach concerts, two chamber orchestra concerts, two Nutcracker performances and a fourth of Julyconcertinanhistoricdowntownpark.  The masterwork and Nutcracker performances are held in a 1300 seat Civic Auditorium.  In addition, the symphony has well-established outreach programs in the St. Vrain Valley School district reaching over 6000 students annually.

The LSO has an operating budget of $300,000 and is governed by a 10-member board of directors.  It is deeply committed to its role as a leader of the cultural sector in Longmont, believing our community is made stronger and more vibrant by live symphonic music.

Community

The city of Longmont is experiencing unprecedented growth.  Located just 45 minutes north of Denver, Longmont has a population of over 90,000 and is the 13th most populous city in Colorado.  Longmont is one of the state’s 22 Creative Districts and a portion of its downtown was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places.  Longmont’s 300+ days of sunshine and easy access to the greater outdoors make it an extremely desirable place to live.

Position
The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Office of the Longmont Symphony and is responsible for managing all aspects of the organization’s operations.  Thepositionprovidesleadershipinorganizational development, fundraising, program development, as well as education and community outreach opportunities.  Reporting to the board of directors and working in partnership with the Board President and Music Director, the Executive Director will provide the leadership and vision to ensure the Longmont Symphony Orchestra achieves its mission and realizes its goals for artistic vibrancy, financial stability, and relevance to our community.

 

Job Requirements

-BA/MA in Arts Administration or a closely related field required, and nonprofit performing arts management experience preferred.

-Knowledge of orchestras and their operations preferred.

-Demonstrated success in fundraising, building partnerships, and financial management preferred.

-A working knowledge of computer software, database management, and accounting practices required.

-Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

-Detailorientedandhighorganized.

-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, delegate responsibilities, and recruit, motivate, and work with volunteers.

-Familiarity with and a passion for the performing arts.

Compensation

The position averages 24-30 hours per week and has the potential to become full time as the organization grows.   Salary is dependent upon experience and is commensurate for an organization of its size.

Application Process

The job posting closes on August 6, 2018.  Please submit a letter of interest and resume (as a pdf file) withthefirstandlastnameinthetitlesoftheletterandresumetothefollowingurllink: 

https://www.dropbox.com/request/bR2k0HtkhbmrhpwsFRe4

Program Specialist I

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

7/10/18

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking a Program Specialist I to join our team. If you are passionate about education, want to be surrounded by amazing discoveries, and get geeked out by all things science, then this position may be for you!

The Museum Programs Department provides opportunities for the Museum to go within the community and ignite their passion for nature & science by delivering school programs, distance learning through our virtual science academy and by attending community festivals,fairsandevents. This position will also serve as an ambassador for the Museum by taking a lead role in setting a positive tone and welcoming environment and ensuring smooth offsite logistical operations for distance learning, offsite programming, and community events. In addition, provides support to Museum Programs by developing, delivering,coordinatingandpromotinghighqualityeducationalprograms.

Essential Duties:

  • Supports the operations and delivery of programming with a focus on providing an excellent experience for the audience
  • Delivers dynamic,ageappropriatescienceprogramming. Ensures that programming enhances the guest experience.
  • Leads or assists in the development of engaging programs for audiences in assigned areas.
  • Coordinates maintenance, technical issues, schedule and statistics as assigned
  • Preparesforprogramdeliverybyensuringlogisticsareconfirmed,andensuresset-up/break-down duties are completed, and props and education materials are in good repair.
  • Mentors (day-to-day training) staff and volunteer facilitators. Helps to coordinate breaks, program schedule,facilitations, etc. in a team leader capacity
  • Collaborates with other departments

Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field preferred.
  • 1 years’ experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in program coordination required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bilingual Preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in an informal education setting
  • Experience deliveringSTEMfocusedprogramming
  • Will be excited to work with children and the public
  • Outstanding  customer service skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environment and be able to change plans on the last minute

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 23, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

 

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

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

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

Cashier

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

7/10/18

Every single daythousandsofcuriousgueststakeabreakfromanactionpackeddayatthemuseumandenjoyvarioustreatsfromourcafé! If you have a passion for serving your community, then this may be the place for you!

Job Description:

We are looking for a cashier to provide excellent customer service while performing cashier duties in both the T-Rex Café and Deli, including cash transactions, verifying cash drawer, and providing change. The cashier may also performgeneraltasksinthefoodservicesdepartmentsuchas,restocking,generalhousekeepingandassistinginsettingupforlunchservices.

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

Perks of working at DMNS Include:  

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

Requirements:

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

Application Instructions:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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

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

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

Visitor Services Associate

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

7/10/18

Job Location:   7711 E. Academy Blvd, Denver

Department:    Visitor Services

FLSA Status:    Part-time (up to 29 hours per week, Monday – Sunday schedule, including holidays)      

Salary:     $10.20/hour

Job Summary: Wings Over the Rockies is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals who can help provide a welcoming and positive experience for all museum guests.  This position exists to enhance the visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, and guiding museum guests from their entrance to exit.

The Guest Experience:

-          Greet each museum visitors, including members, paid and invited guests, groups, event clientele, and vendors.

-          Represent the museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly manner.

-          Supports policies for internal and external customer service; models outstanding customer service at all times.

-          Help manage the traffic flow of visitors and engage with all guests entering the museum.

Simulation Operator Tasks:

-          Encourage, sell and operate simulators by describing the rides to the patrons.

-          Inspect equipment to detect wear and tear and fill out safety logs each shift.

-          Ensure patrons are the appropriate height for the rides.

-          Latch passengers in securely, buckle seat belts and secure harnesses.

-          Boardpassengersontotheride.

-          Understand and explain safety procedures to riders.

-          Operate equipment that starts and shuts down the ride.

-          Stop ride and de-board passengers in case of emergencies.

-          Provideassistancetopatronsenteringandexitingride.

-          Keep an eye on patrons and their movements to ensure they are not in danger.

-          Remove disorderly, obnoxious, or sick people from the rides.

-          Enforce all safety regulations and stay current on safety rules and procedures.

-          Regularly clean up debris from around ride to ensure guest safety.

Visitor Services Tasks:

-         Checkinvisitorsandmemberstothemuseum.

-          Process retail store transactions.

-          Encourage and sell museum retail store merchandise to all guests.

-          Encourage and sell museum membership opportunities to all guests.

-          Encourage and sell museum membership renewal opportunities to current members.

-          Process and fulfill membership packs, stuff renewal letters, appeal letters, and general mailings.

-          Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

-          Direct deliveries and vendor traffic.

-          Direct corporate event traffic.

-          Group Tours

Additional Duties:

-          Communicate well and often with other staff and volunteers.

-          Maintainpropercashhandingprocedures.

-          Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocols.

-          Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required from time to time.

Job Skill Requirements and Experience:

-          Must be able to push, pull, lift 50+lbs.

-          Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills; willingness to work as part of a team.

-          Positive personality and exceptional customer service skills and initiative.

-          At least one year of customer service and cash handing in a retail environment is required.

-          Familiarity with computers, cash registers, and email is preferred. 

Working Conditions:

Standard work days and hours will be Monday-Sunday, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, including holidays. Must be available to work varying shifts/hours based on business needs, including holidays.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@wingsmuseum.org.  Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check. 

Retail Manager

Swallow Hill Music

Post date: 7/10/18

Reports To:  COO

Compensation:  $18-$22 per hour, DOE

About Swallow Hill:

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music began as an outgrowth of the Denver Folklore Center, a music store in Denver’s Swallow Hill neighborhood that offered music lessons and performances to the community in the 1960s and 1970s. When the Folklore Center closed temporarily in the late 1970s, a group of committed volunteers formed Swallow Hill Music as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “bring the joy of music to life every day.” From these humble beginnings, we have grown to become a cultural asset and distinct thread in Colorado’s musical fabric.  Swallow Hill is a fun and exciting place to work, and we would love for you to join our team!

Position Description:

The Retail Manager is responsible for managing all Swallow Hill merchandise sales and inventory for the Quinlan Café.  This position is responsible for supervising and guiding staff towards maximum performance, and preparing and controlling the retail operation budget, aiming for minimum expenditure and efficiency.  This is an area of growth for Swallow Hill, and this position will oversee both the Swallow Hill merchandise sales and running the Quinlan Café.  This position is currently slated to work up to 25 hours per week.

Responsibilities:

            Overall

  • Manage inventory for the café and Swallow Hill merchandise
  • Manageorderingfor both café and Swallow Hill merchandise
  • Analyze sales and revenue reports and make forecasts
  • Reportmonthlyonstateofinventoryand sales growth to COO
  • Oversee all cash management functions. Able to perform all POS duties, front and back of house functions including opening and closing procedures
  • Promote and practice safe work habits, identifying and resolving potential safety hazards,operationalinconsistenciesandanyteammemberorcustomerincidents
  • Act as an ambassador of the entire organization in public settings, and uphold Swallow Hill values
  • Participate in off-site events as necessary
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including taking on other projects assigned by the COO/CEO as needed
  • Hire and train new staff and volunteers

            Swallow Hill Merchandise

  • In conjunction with the Marketing Director, identify product selection of Swallow Hill merchandise
  • Identify new opportunities for Swallow Hill product to be sold at the Yale location, and expanding to other locations

Café

  • Maintain cleanliness of storage spaces within the café
  • Ensure the caféfulfilsalllegalhealthandsafetyguidelines,andisincompliancewithallliquorlicenserequirements
  • Identify current and future customer requirements by establishing rapport with patrons, surveying to identify wants/needs of current patron base
  • Implement a growth plan for more food options in the café

Concerts

  • As needed, manage and/or staff offsite bars, including procurement of inventory and supplies
  • Maintain separate inventory for offsite alcohol

Requirements

  • Must be available to work evenings/weekends
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, and climb stairs
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills with strong customer-service focus.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Retail Manager” to jessy@swallowhillmusic.org.  Please submit applications by Monday, 16 July.  No phone calls, please. 

Director of Education & Community Engagement

Central City Opera

7/6/18

Status: Regular full-time, Exempt

Reports to: General & Artistic Director

Direct Reports: Associate Director of Education & Community Engagement

Compensation: DOE with benefits

Location: Denver, CO

Work Hours: Generally 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; some weekend

and evening hours required for program delivery

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

The Director of Education and Community Engagement leads the development and oversees the strategic implementation of education and community engagement programs as one of the cornerstones of Central City Opera’s mission. The Director of ECE is responsible for planning annual program delivery, curating and preparing programs for a variety of audiences, creating study guides and other related program materials, and developing and managing the ECE yearly budget. The Director of ECE is an integral member of the CCO management team and works collaboratively with the artistic, development,marketingandfinancefunctionstosetgoals,objectivesandstrategiesthatsupportCCO’s business model and mission. This position reports to the General and Artistic Director and supervises one employee as well as contracted artistic and production personnel.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Leads the development and delivery of all education and community engagement programs, including but not limited to: in-school assembly and residency programs; professional development workshops for educators; adult education programs such as lectures, previews and symposia; community concerts and collaborations for adult and family audiences; engagement programs for various ages in conjunction with the annual summer opera festival; local and regional touring

 Develops programs and content that supports and connects with audience development and fundraising initiatives

 Establishes and expands relationships and programming with schools and community entities to foster diversity and inclusiveness

 Creates and/or oversees the preparation of education programming curriculum materials

 Analyzes and evaluates all education and engagement programs to ensure CCO goals and objectives are being met and that patron and stakeholder expectations are being met or exceeded

 Works closely with the General and Artistic Director to ensure programs meet the company’s standards for quality and artistic excellence

 Maintains a roster of professional artistic personnel and teaching artists including auditioning and contracting

 Provides financial, statistical, anecdotal and programmatic information to the Development Department as needed for grant solicitations and final reports

 Prepares and manages annual department budget including financial tracking,reportingandforecastingforthedepartment

 Manages maintenance of two company vans

 Participates as a contributing member of the organization’s management team and works cooperatively with colleagues to meet the organization’s business goals and mission

 Represents CCOinvariouslocalandnationaleducationrelatedforums

 Regularly attends and reports at meetings of the Board of Directors and participates on the Board’s External Affairs Committee

 Other duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 Bachelor's degree in music, education, performing arts, arts administration or related field

 Minimum of 4yearsofartseducationexperiencethat includes program development and management, administration, and strategic planning

 Knowledge of the history,repertoireandvoicingoftheoperagenre

 Knowledge of current trends in K-12 education and strategies for enhancing curriculum development

 Evidence of successful curation of performing arts programs for a variety of audiences

 Familiarity with the use of technology in program delivery

 Strong writing skills, particularly in adapting complex information for general audiences

 Strong verbal communication and public speaking skills

 Experience in creating and delivering programs for the elderly a plus

 Supervisory experience and experience managing and working with volunteers

 Experience developing and managing budgets

 Evidence of analytical and strategic thinking as well as creative problem solving

 Demonstrated ability to define goals, set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

 Outstanding interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively with a broad range of individuals and personalities

 Demonstrated ability to keep a cool head and maintain a professional demeanor at all times, especially amidst competing demands and in stressful situations

 Self-directed as well as capable of working successfully as a member of a team

ProficientwithMicrosoftOffice applications

JOB CONDITIONS

Approximately 75% of an in-office workday is spent working at a computer workstation and/or on the telephone. The work area is lit with a combination of incandescent and fluorescent lights; some natural light is available. Hours may fluctuate and will include extensive evening and weekend work at certain 3timesofyear. Evening and weekend hours are required. Considerable travel time is required in personal and company vehicles for education and engagement events.

Equipment Used: Office equipment such as a computer, telephone, scanner, fax machine. Operates motor vehicles including passenger cars, passenger vans, and small trucks. Use of hand trucks, hand tools, and/or other office equipment may occasionally be required.

Physical Demands: Creation of documentation using computer and mouse. Phone work is intermittent.Computerworkstationanddeskarenotsharedandcanbeadjustedtomakethemmore ergonomically comfortable for the individual. Bending,liftingandcarryingarenecessaryforloadingtravelingproductionsinandoutofvenues. Lifting tasks are limited to 20 pounds without assistance.WorkenvironmentinCentral City is at an elevation of 8,500feetwithsteepgradesandunevensurfaces.

To Apply: Pleasesendone writing sample of an educational piece for general audiences, a resume, and cover letter detailing relevant experience and your arts education philosophy to rsommers@centralcityopera.org. Type Director of ECE in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP-INS, PLEASE. Position closes on July 25, 2018.

7/3/2018 RS

Venue Sales Specialist 

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

7/6/18

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

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Venue Sales Specialist to ensure Museum sales goals are met through scheduling and facilitating venue rentals, and to help manage mutually beneficial working relationships with target audiences, encouraging continued patronage with event companies and hosts.

                           
FLSA Status:       Non-exempt
Schedule:            Part-time, 20 hours; Schedule: Sunday 9 am – 5 pm, Tuesday and Friday 8 pm – 2pm, 
                             mixed with varying event hours
Rate:                     $12.50/hour                                     

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Successfully tour prospective clients, knowledgeable of Museum mission,capabilitiesandfunctionality
  • Become skilled in all aspects and applications of ALTRU, the Museum-wide reservations system, including but not limited to, tracking reservations,datesandgroups, run reports to track programs, and budget data entry
  • Work with Venue Sales Managertocreatestrategytomonitormonthly venue rental attendance
  • Email confirmation letters and additional information for all scheduled rentals
  • Support and/or coordinate volunteers as needed

Job Requirements

  • Detail oriented with excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Two years related work experience in the customer service and/or fulfillment field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) and the ability to learn ALTRU
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment while presenting oneself as professional and competent
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Evenings and weekend hours required based on event schedules

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:
Ryan Ting
Venue Sales Manager
RyanT@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Venue Sales Specialist.” No phone calls, please.

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

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

Museum Educator for ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts

6/7/18

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator.

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

ARTlab is a fine arts program designed by BMoCA to engage Boulder County’s most underserved high school students. ARTlab strives to empower youth to build a positive future for themselves using visual arts as a language of self-expression and a tool for building self-esteem. ARTlab takes place every Wednesday and Thursday at Justice High School (JHS) from 9am-1pm and every Friday at Boulder Preparatory School (BPS) from 9am-1pm.

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

-          Planning, organizing, and teaching ARTlab

-          Working with the Public Program Manager and staff

-          Coordinating between JHS, BPS, and BMoCA Staff

-          Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program

-          ActingasambassadorforBMoCA to JHS, BPS, and the public

-          Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:

-          Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs

-          Experience working with underserved or at-risk populations

-          Enjoys working with the public, including children and families

-          Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff

-          Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

-          Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:

-          1 year of experience in art education and working with at-risk populations

-          Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-          Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities 

Hours & Schedule:

ARTlab occurs twice a week at Justice High School, and once a week at Boulder Preparatory School.

Compensation & benefits:

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

To Apply:

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

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

Start Date: This position will begin mid-August.

About BMoCA:

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

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

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

Office Manager/Registrar (part time)

Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance

7/6/18

Frequent Flyers® is a Boulder, Colorado, non-profit aerial dance company seeking an Office Manager/Registrar. The Office Manager/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 30 hours per week, except during the annual international Aerial Dance Festival the first two weeks of August, when the position may increase to as many as 40 hours and include weekends. Wages DOE and range $12-14/hr. No benefits.  Hourssometimeschangebasedonthestudioschedule, but will include evening hours and some weekends. This person is supervised by the Director team and collaborates with other staff members.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

General Office

▪         Answer phone calls and emails, check messages and respond promptly and 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

▪         Builds all classes and events in MindBody Registration

▪         Tracks payment plans, scholarship applications, and manages the work study students

Aerial Dance Studio Support:

▪         Assist students with registration and prepare rosters for each class

▪         Track waivers/legal forms for students

▪         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

▪         Assistwithcoordinationofmaintenance and cleaning needs

Staffing Front of House Performances:

▪         Evening and some weekend 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

Minimum 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 skillwithMicrosoftoffice(Excel and Word) and MindBody registration software,andcapacitytolearnandmasternewsoftware(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 driver’s 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:  jobs@frequentflyers.org     Nophonecallsplease.

Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc.

Please visit:https://frequentflyers.org/job-opportunities/ for more information. 

Development Officer – Major Gifts

Colorado Children's Chorale

7/6/18

Primary Function:  The Development Officer is responsible for raising approximately $500,000 annually in contributed income for the Chorale’s $1.8 million operating budget and gifts to the Chorale’s Endowment Fund.  

Reports to:  Executive Director

Status: Part time – 24 hours per week, salaried with benefits 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with the Artistic Director, Executive Director and Board of Trustees to identify, cultivate and solicit donations from individuals.
  • Manages major gifts program (with focus on gifts of $1,500 and above) which includes:
  • Sustaining Partners
  • Maestro Society
  • Maintaining an active calendar of face-to-face meetings with major donors and prospects
    • Directly soliciting major gifts from individuals
    • Making community connections with new donors to introduce them to the Chorale
    • Developing and maintaining ongoing, positive relationships with major donors
    • Establishing and maintaining a stewardship program to ensure new major donors are developed and current donors are encouraged to increase their level of support
    • Managingappropriateacknowledgementprocessfor major gifts
    • Writing proposals,lettersandothersolicitations
  • Manages Endowment fundraising activities

Expectations:

  • Works closelywithSpecialEventsManager to produce donor recognition and stewardship events;
  • Works with the Development Committee in identifying donor prospects and building/maintaining effective relationships with current donors;
  • Attends Board of Trustees’ meetings and other committee meetings as appropriate; 
  • Oversees the development of the major gifts budget by creating and achieving revenue goals and ensuring adherence to expenses.

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Superior skills in building relationships and comfort in asking individuals to commit their money, time, and energy to a cause.
  • Strong knowledge of, and be well respected in,theDenverphilanthropic community.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills:  must be friendly, outgoing, professional and respectful.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines. Ability to develop long-term plans, set objectives, and track progress towards achieving goals.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency with office technology and information systems.
  • Ability to work occasionally beyond the traditional workday and workweek.
  • High ethical standards, strict adherence to donor confidentiality, and genuine interest in developing authentic relationships.
  • Personal initiative and a sense of humor in order to maintain balance and perspective.
  • Team player who inspires collaboration and functions decisively; flexible and well-organized.
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience with a proven track record in fundraising and donor relations. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board and staff with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive.  The Chorale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.

TO APPLY:

Email a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to the Colorado Children’s Chorale (include “Development Officer Application” in subjectline) no later than Friday, July 27, 2018to:  mail@childrenschorale.org.  No phone calls, please.

If needed:           Colorado Children’s Chorale

                                2420 W. 26th Ave., Suite 350-D

                                Denver, CO  80211 

Special Events Manager

Colorado Children's Chorale

7/6/18

Primary Function:  The Special Events Manager is responsible for planning and executing special events, some of which contribute net income towards the Chorale’s $1.8 million operating budget, that engage the Chorale’s families, donors, and the community.

Reports to:  Executive Director

Status: Part time – 24 hours per week, salaried with benefits 

Event Management:

  • Manages all special events which include, but are not limited to:
    • The Beach Ball
    • Scholarship Breakfast
    • Maestro Society Season Kick Off
    • Anniversary Gala
    • Strikes for Song
    • Golf Tournament
    • Sustaining Partner dinners
  • Event management duties vary but include:
    • Producinghighqualityeventson time, within budget,thatmeetexpectations;
    • Working with vendors and venues to confirm event logistics;
    • Negotiating contracts with vendors and venues;
    • Maintaining and managing attendee databases;
    • Assuring that events come in at, or under, budget.

Expectations:

  • Detail-oriented; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness;
  • Works closely with Major Gifts Officer to produce donor recognition and stewardship events;
  • Works closelywithDevelopmentDirectorto secure corporate sponsorships;
    • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment;
    • Uses time efficiently, prioritizes and plans work activities, completes work in a timely manner;
    • Must be creative and able to produce excellent, enjoyable events;
    • Team player.
  • Strong knowledge of, and be well respected in,theDenverphilanthropic community;
  • Ability to represent the Chorale in the community and interact with major donors;
  • Goes the extra mile for donors/event guests;

Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with 3-5 minimum years of experience in a development and event planning position
  • ProficientwithMS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellentinterpersonalskillsreflectedintheabilitytomanageopinionsandexpectationsofvariouspersonalities
  • Excellent organizational skills:  ability to manage several projects and events simultaneously with great attention to detail while meeting strict deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work some evenings and on weekends

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board and staff with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive.  The Chorale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.

TO APPLY:

Email a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to the Colorado Children’s Chorale (include “Special Events Manager Application” in subjectline) no later than Friday, July 27, 2018to:  mail@childrenschorale.org.  No phone calls, please.

   

If needed:           Colorado Children’s Chorale

                                2420 W. 26th Ave., Suite 350-D

                                Denver, CO  80211 

Contemporary Classroom Educator

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Post date: 6/29/18

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Contemporary Classroom Educator.

The Contemporary Classroom Educator is responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’seducationalprogramming,whileworkingcloselywiththeEducation Coordinator to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.

Contemporary Classroom is an outreach program that brings contemporary art to students and schools that are otherwise unable to visit the museum. Contemporary Classroom’s goals are to expand BMoCA’s programming beyond the museum walls and deliver enriching art content to classrooms of schools that struggle to provide art education due to financial constraints. Contemporary Classroom brings BMoCA's exhibitions and dynamic, hands-on workshops to students and schools who find difficulty in traveling to BMoCA due to budget cuts and changing priorities within the school. Contemporary Classroom is a free workshop available to public schools within the Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson County school districts.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in youth art education, including lesson plan creation, creative use of materials, flexibility in fast-moving situations, and willingness to learn about BMoCA’s exhibiting artists.

The Contemporary Classroom Educatorwillcreatelessonplansforongoingartmakingthatincorporatethemuseumsetting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques.  The educator will work with the Education Coordinator to properly prepare materials, set-up, and develop lesson plans.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Program Coordination:

Curriculum development

Maintaining program materials

Attendance, documentation,andevaluationofprogram

Working closely with the Education Coordinator

ActingasambassadorforBMoCA to students, parents and outside audiences

Character/Qualities:

Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, proactive

Enjoys working with the public, including children and families

Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required

Art museum or nonprofit experience preferred

2 years experience in youth educational programming/teaching

Teaching certification preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

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

To Apply:

Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, two lesson plan proposals, and 2 references to nicoleroush@bmoca.org. Nophonecallsplease.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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.

About BMoCA

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

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

www.bmoca.org

303.443.2122

Manager, Volunteer Services

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/19/18

Job Summary: Responsible for the development and management of Denver Botanic Gardens’ Volunteer Program. Creates, implements and manages projects and procedures; the development of communication tools and the development of reports and maintenance of records as administrator for the volunteer database resulting in efficient and effective administration and organization for Volunteer Services at Denver Botanic Gardens. Participates in organizational and departmental Strategic Planning process and implements recommendations. Acts as a resource for staff in volunteer management practices and enables purposeful, professional volunteer integration into all programs within the Gardens.

Career Type: Full-time

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience of volunteer management experience including recruitment, interviewing and screening volunteers, training,recorddevelopmentandmaintenance. Ability to coordinate and implement programs and procedures, manage and communicate with a diverse group of people, speak in public and manage a database. Initiates solutions to problems,abilitytomanagemultipleprojectssimultaneously .Experienced trainer, excellent written and oral skills. Must have knowledge of IBM compatible computers and software.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Determine departmental needs for volunteers and works with staff to develop appropriate volunteer job descriptions.
  • Provide the resources and expertise to staff volunteer supervisors in order for them to be successful.
  • Evaluate and improves program procedures,formsandmaterials.
  • Create and update volunteer handbook, orientations, policies and procedures.
  • Leadinthedevelopmentofmission,visionandvaluesforVolunteer Services
  • Manage and coordinates daily operations of volunteer staff
  • Develop and manage annual budget for Volunteer Services.
  • Plan and create processes for volunteer recruitment. Coordinates with the Marketing Department to create media and promotional materials, including web content to promote volunteer opportunities.
  • Oversee daily, weekly and monthly volunteer communications.
  • Design and revise the volunteer application and intake process.
  • Train staff who work with volunteers in volunteer management skills such as interviewing, screening, placement, supervision,recognitionandretentionofvolunteers.
  • Develop, implement and revise volunteer recognition plan, as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and support relationships with supervisors of volunteers within the organization.
  • Keepabreastoftrendsanddevelopmentsinfield,appliesappropriatechanges.
  • Design and revise volunteer orientation sessions for new volunteers and screens volunteers for appropriate placement into departments.
  • Provide training, guidance,supervisionandfeedbacktothevolunteercoordinator.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with superiors,peersandothers.
  • Maintain positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or otherwise serving citizens.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

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

ToApplyClickHere:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/78829fd9-0bbe-e8e4-a46f-64b8ae3cb1ab/apply?source=807331-CS-28662

Plains Program Instructor

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/29/18

Job Summary: This position teaches or supports Denver Botanic Gardens education programs at Plains Conservation Center in Aurora and other locations. Programs include but are not limited, school field trips, adult education classes, guided tours for all ages, overnight programming, and special events. Plains Program Instructorsdeliverbothenvironmentalandculturalcontentfollowingestablishedcurriculum. Additional responsibilities include coordination of program logistics,materialmaintenanceand accurate record keeping.

Training Starts In August 

Career Type: On-Call - 15-20 Hours a week (depending on the demand)

Qualifications/Experience: Priorknowledgeandpreviousexperienceis required, including at least one years’ related experience, training or education, and at least three months experience teaching and managing a group of students (preK-12) in a formal or informal environment, or an equivalent combination of education,trainingand experience. Experience taking students on field trips and experience teaching outdoors is strongly preferred. Flexibility in changing circumstances and high energy required. Must be capable of moving and communicating for a long period of time. Must be able of working independently and in a team environment. Must be available flexible hours during the work week and weekend. Must currently possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Colorado driver’s license, plus an acceptable driving record. Familiarity with MicrosoftWindows based systems and the Microsoft office based software (Word, Excel, Outlook, and scheduling software). Fluent Spanish skills desirable.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver assigned programs, including but not limited to onsite guided tours, school field trips, scout programs, events, adult education classes, and offsite outreach.
  • Greet arriving students and touch base with teachers and chaperones regarding planned activities.
  • Lead groups of students through program activities,followingestablishedcurriculum.
  • Prepare materials and equipment for assigned programs.
  • Work in cooperation with City of Aurora staff to ensure program success. Follow established partnership protocols.
  • Travel to program locations in the Denver metro area to deliver programs.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance, programs, confirmations or other matters as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment for visitors or participants and address first aid issues.

Other Job Duties:

  • Develop or update programs or program curricula as assigned.
  • Supervise students eating lunch or taking a break as needed.
  • Assist with coordinating materials, programs,volunteersandschedules.
  • Assist with other Denver Botanic Gardens programs as needed.
  • Work to assure the highest quality experience for all Denver Botanic Gardens visitors.
  • Maintain satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

ToApplyClickHere:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/4941c4c0-f6cf-4d84-2f66-2ea7bf405b57/apply?source=807289-CS-28662

Chatfield Program Intern

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/29/18

Job Summary: Assisttheeducationstaffimplementingschoolandother programming. Programs include but are not limited to onsite guided tours at Chatfield Farms, drop in activities, and family events. Additional programming responsibilities include material maintenance and accurate record keeping.

Internship is August Through Mid-November.  Tuesday & Thursday approximately 12 hours a week

Career Type:  Paid Internship

Education/Experience: Undergraduate or graduate student in the field of education, teacher preparation, museum studies or environmental education. Coursework in education, child development, developmentally appropriate practice, and science education is desired. Candidate should have an interest in pursuing a career in formal or informal education. Previous experience working with children is required, experience with grades preK-6 preferred. Basic knowledge of environmental sciences, agriculture or horticulture desirable. Familiar with Windows computers and software including Microsoft Office, Outlook and scheduling software and standard office equipment.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver assigned programs, including but not limited to school programs, tours, scout programs and family programs.
  • Set up and take down program materials.
  • Provide program introduction to groups of elementary-age students, teachers and parent chaperones.
  • Maintain a safe environment for visitor and address first aid issues.

Other Job Duties:

  • Assist in monitoring materials used by education and other departments.
  • Assist with preparation for family programming.
  • Assist with coordinating volunteers as needed, and provide support for all volunteers.
  • Revise or create programs as needed, including but not limited to school programs at Chatfield Farms.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance, programs, confirmations or other matters as needed.
  • Work to assure the highest quality experience for all Chatfield Farms visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workersandothers.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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Member and Visitor Services Coordinator

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/29/18

Job Summary: Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Member and Visitor Services department including but not limited to, coordinating all stages of membership cycle,producingmembershipreportsandprojectsandactingaslead in Visitor Center and/or Resource Center. This position is responsible for coordinating daily breaks for Member and Visitor Services Representativesandwillactasfirst point of contact for customer service issues.

Career Type:  Full-time

Education/Experience:  Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Individual must be a reliable self-starter with data entry, membership and problem resolution skills. The job requires familiarity with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge andATMS. Must be detail oriented and flexible. Must possess excellent customer service skills and written, spoken communication skills and analytical skills.  Working knowledge of IBM compatible computer, Microsoft Office, Outlook and standard office equipment required. Minimum two years customer service and data entry experience in a fast-paced environment preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Open and close Visitor Center, Resource Center and/or Membership offices in absence of managers.
  • Facilitates break coverage in assigned areas.
  • Resolves customer service issues.
  • Generatesgiftacknowledgementlettersfor the required individuals including but not limited to the CEO, Director of Membership, Visitor and Volunteer Services within established guidelines.
  • Creates, maintains, and references member records inATMSand Raiser’s Edge, including updating/correcting as needed.
  • Runs ImportOMatic import daily and ensures all information imported into Raiser’s Edge is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Completes assigned tasks, including but not limited to, processing gift sales for all Membership transactions, new member tours, lapsed member survey, bounce-back emails and clearing pending transactions within established guidelines
  • Creates and runs required reports using Raiser’s EdgeandATMSandother programs as requested.
  • In the Visitor Center, Resource Center and Membership offices, processes fees, refunds, and/or redemption of complimentary items which include but are not limited to programs, events, classes, memberships, fobs, guest passes, and tickets through approved means including but not limited to Raiser’s Edge, ATMS and Converge.
  • Fulfills Membership strategies including solicitation, renewal processes, and membership appreciation programs.
  • Prints and mails membership materials within established guidelines.
  • Provides mailing and emailing information for member publications including but limited to the newsletter, membership kickback email and e-newsletter.

Other Job Duties:

  • Works closely withMemberand Visitor Services team to improve sales and retention and deliver valuable benefits.
  • Stays informed and updates appropriately all current membership information to the general public and members including but not limited to the web page, newsletters, general letters, membership cards, membership brochures,concertbrochureandsignage.
  • Works with team to utilize marketing tools to make sure Denver Botanic Gardens Membership information is accessible to members and the general public.
  • Always maintains the standards of professionalism, including maintaining a positive, solution-oriented team demeanor.
  • Acts as “Manager on Duty” for assigned special events.
  • Reviews yearly calendar with Member and Visitor Service Managertoinsurestaff, docent and volunteer coverage on all events.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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

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Development & Marketing Associate

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Post date: 6/29/18

Reporting To:  Deputy Director

Hours & Compensation:  Full-time, 40 hours/week, exempt; $40,000 - $50,000, based on experience

Job Description

The Development and Marketing  Associate is responsible for key initiatives within both the Development and Marketing departments at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA), a 46-year old non-profit organization that is committed to being a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.

Development responsibilities will be focused on leading BMoCA’s grant application and reporting process,including completingallgrantwritingandresearch.  This position’s work will advance BMoCA’s fundraising goals by seeking government, foundation, and corporate grants in support of exhibitions, programs, education outreach initiatives, and general operating expenses. Additionaldevelopmentresponsibilitieswillincludealldonoracknowledgement,aswellasassistingwithdonorcultivationactivities,andoverseeingtheBMoCA membership program.

Marketing responsibilities include leading marketing tactic execution in support of all museum activities in order to drive increases in attendance and brand awareness.  This position will manage website content and e-mail marketing, as well as lead and coordinate the development of all printed materials, didactics and ad campaigns with the support of a contract graphic designer.

The candidate should have an interest in contemporary art, creative thinking and writing skills, and the ability to work well in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The position will require attendance at periodic evening and weekend events, and meetings with a diverse donor and prospect base in the Boulder/Denver area.

Development role responsibilities - 45%

  • Managegrantsubmissioncalendarandcompletegrantapplicationsandreportsforfundingfromgovernment, foundation, and corporate organizations working collaboratively with curatorial, education, and other departments to optimize applications.
  • Acknowledge and correspond (letters, special letters, tax receipts, impact letters and thank you cards)withallalldonorsandfulfillallgivingbenefitsfordonorsinatimelyway.
  • Champion data integrity of all donation and grant information captured in BMoCA’s database software, Altru.
  • Prepare stewardship reports for foundations, corporations, and public funders, as required.
  • Conduct prospect research regarding grants and funding opportunities.
  • Ensurethataccesstoallgovernmentgrantportalsarekeptup-to-date.
  • Plan and execute BMoCA’s annual appeal campaign.
  • Manageseveraldevelopmentand donor cultivation events throughout the year.
  • Assist with the annual auction fundraiser.
  • Assist the Executive Director and Deputy Director with individual and corporate sponsorship proposals and donor stewardship activities as assigned.

Marketing role responsibilities- 40%

  • Work collaborativelywithDeputyDirectorto create and implement creative concepts and champion brand standards across all communications.
  • Coordinate the design and printing of collateral and digital assets for BMoCA programs and exhibitions, special events, outreach programs, advertising campaigns and fundraising initiatives.
  • Actaswebsiteeditor, updating content accurately and on time.
  • Create weekly and custom e-mail communications.
  • Write and issue press releases, and proactively manage media contacts and press opportunities to maximize press coverage of BMoCA’s activities, including coordinating press previews.
  • Manage contract graphic designer and develop a volunteer base of photographers that document BMoCA events.
  • Manage database of photos and assure appropriate documentation of museum activities.
  • Curate accurate and usable patron data lists,actingasorganizationalexpertonAltru and MailChimp software capabilities for lists and queries.

Membership role responsibilities – 15%

  • Manage and administer 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
  • Work collaboratively with Visitor Services Lead and Visitor Services staff to drive on-site membership sales, including assisting with training and setting goals.
  • Act as staff leader on the planning committee for BMoCA’s Friends With Benefits membership affiliate group.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of three years of fundraising experience, preferably in the areas of foundation, government, and corporate support. Minimum of 2 years of marketing experience in the areas of design and printing coordination, website editing and e-mail communications.
  • Outstanding writing skills, ideally with past experience in successful grant writing.
  • Strong research skills, ideally with past experience in researching funding opportunities for non-profit organizations. 
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, including the ability to balance diverse responsibilities and meet frequent deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, and work with diplomacy and tact at all times.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, exhibiting flexibility, a positive attitude, and a willingness to support the organizational vision of BMoCA staff and board leadership.
  • Event planning experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Altru software preferred.
  • Prior experience in an SCFD organization a plus.

Hours & Compensation

The position of Development & Marketing Associate is a full-time, 40-hourperweek, exempt position.  The salary range for this position is $40,000-$50,000 based on experience.  Inadditiontosalarythecompensation package for this position includes health benefits, paid vacation, an RTD EcoPass, and membership in a local fitness club.

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.

Virtual Reality Host-Temporary

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 6/29/18

Job Description:

We are establishing a virtual reality pilot here at the Museum. Guests will have an opportunity to experience a variety of virtual reality games and we need someone to help them with their journey.

We Need VR Guides Who Are:

  • Passionate about experiencing virtual reality,thenewesttechnologywithingaming.
  • Motivated self-starters for Part-Time Game Operator (we call them VR Guides) positions.
  • For this role, we want you to create a top-notch customer experience by attracting guests of all ages and inspiring them to play the virtual reality games.
  • Additionally, you will explain rules and procedures and oversee operations of the VR Experience for each guest.
  • Engage guests in a friendly, enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing manner when they come through the door.
  • Communicate and demonstrate games effectively to guests so that they get a fully immersive experience from us!
  • Collect payment from guests (so good cash handling and payment processing will be necessary to learn and understand).
  • Ensures the safety and efficient operation of the equipment and areas within the building.
  • Learns and understands all policies and procedures pertinent to the functions of the job.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is a temporary position will be ending the end of September 2018.

Requirements:  

  • At least 16 years old required.
  • Great communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team required.
  • Flexible availability to work a variety of shifts, including mornings, and weekends.

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Realpassionfortechnology and video games.
  • Ability to interact with kids, teens, and adults of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to get to the museum for their scheduled shifts.
  • Experience working in a customer service job.
  • A great attitude and a sense of fun!

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 3, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Program Specialist I

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 6/29/18

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking detail-oriented and highly organized candidates to coordinate logistics and assist with the planning, development, and production of public programs for families, children, and teens. This position will be integral in planning and implementing a variety of programs such as thriving summer and school break camps, fun family events, exciting teen programs, and overnight experiences at the Museum.  Successful candidates excel in a fast-paced environment, thrive while working on a team, and always put audience needs first. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

Essential Duties:

  • Takes an active role in the implementation of Museum Programs’ hands-on, audience-driven learning philosophy.
  • Ensures age appropriate, audience-responsive, and dynamic techniques are used during programs in a range of formats.
  • Prepares for programs by ensuring logistics are confirmed, set-up/break-down duties are completed, supplies are ordered and prepared, and education materials are in good repair.
  • Develops or supports creation of training materials, activities, and curriculum.
  • Contributes to development of new programs and updating existing programs, ensuring content is audience centered, accurate and age-appropriate.
  • Drafts promotional descriptions, participant communication, and manage required participant paperwork.
  • Recruits, interviews and selects teen volunteers. Maintains an active corps of 100-160 volunteers.
  • Leads or assists in staff and/or volunteer training.
  • Ensures an efficiently run teen program by preparing work and scheduling volunteers appropriately.  Provides ongoing support of teen volunteers through trainings and feedback as well as authoring letters of hours, reference, and recommendation.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field preferred.
  • 1 years’ experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in program coordination required.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings, and nights for programs and events required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong communication
  • Be a team player
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have attention to detail
  • Be a problem solver

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 11, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Douglas County

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Post date: 6/26/18

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

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

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

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

Character/Qualities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Start Date: September 1, 2018

About BMoCA:

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

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

 

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

Scenic Carpenter  

The Arvada Center

Post date: 6/26/18

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting Applicants for the position of Scenic Carpenter. This position is to be filled immediately. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Building Scenery and all related scenic elements
  • Reading hand drafted and CAD drawings
  • Woodworking
  • Metal working
  • Theatre rigging

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Excellent carpentry skills required; ability to work towards a deadline; knowledge in rigging and mechanics beneficial; welding experience is a plus: Knowledge of motion control a plus, some lifting required; ability to follow instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees; ability to use good judgment; and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Starting pay range: $15.00 per hour.

Please inquire to:          Adam C. Stolte

Production Manager

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities – Performing Arts

Office: 720.898.7299

Mobile: 303.570.9715

E-Mail: astolte@arvadacenter.org

Applications are available for download at arvadacenter.org

Assistant House Foreman

The Arvada Center

Post date: 6/26/18

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant House Foreman. This position is a non-exempt benefited position. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the House Foreman, Technical Director, Production Manager and Production team to create scenery as designed, load-in and rig scenery in a safe, secure, and appropriate manner

Required Skills:

  • Proficient rigging skills
    • Rope work, chain motors, spot lines, etc.
  • Proficient carpentry skills
  • Reading and understanding design plates, shop drawings, and other design elements in order to build and prepare all requested pieces for production
  • Knowledge of VectorWorks or similar related software
  • Must demonstrate supervisory skills to work as a team and individually
  • Knowledge in motion controlled scenery
  • Proficient working overhead and in aerial lifts at high heights
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Proficient in making high quality decisions

Additional requirements

  • Implementing appropriate technical requirements to maintain artistic design and vision
  • Maintaining of rigging supplies, supplies work area, and stock to ensure fluid implementation of installation
  • Conduct inspections of all infrastructure based on facilities requirements
  • Conduct inspections of all installed rigging on a regular basis
  • Must be self-directed and assume responsibility for completing tasks and projects within deadlines
  • Proficient understanding of safety equipment: i.e., eye, ear, hand, foot, etc.
  • Working long days, evenings, and holidays may be required
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, and use aerial lifts
  • Ability to lift and move 70 pounds occasional and 30 pounds regularly

Education Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with 2 years of professional entertainment rigging experience or 4 years of professional entertainment rigging experience in related field

Starting Pay Range: $17.00 per hour

Applicants and inquiries can be sent to Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

6901 Wadsworth Blvd.

Arvada, CO. 80003

Adam Stolte

Production Manager

astolte@arvadacenter.org

720-898-7299

Applications are available for download at arvadacenter.org

Welding/Fabrication Technician 

Denver Zoo

Post date:6/26/18

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our CoreBehaviorsof:Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo’s Special Projects Department has an opportunity for a full time Welding/Fabrication Technician to perform construction/installation/fabrication of Capital Development Team (CDT) Projects as well as maintenance welding work for existing structures.

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic,fastpaced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

Completed applications must be submitted by July 6, 2018

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply through www.denverzoo.org

Guest Services Associate

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Post date: 6/26/18

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

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

Guest Services Associate
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours/week; weekend, evening and holiday hours as necessary
Rate: $12/hour
Open:  June 19, 2018
Close:  Open until filled

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

Box Office Manager

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Post date: 6/26/18 

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for Box Office Manager. Primary duties and requirements include:

  • Provide direct daily, management, supervision, training and direction of staff. 
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations within the box office including work assignments, communication of information regarding ticketing, sales goals, shows, pricing, discounts, and information from other departments. 
  • Responsible for communication and adherence of Box Office and DCPA policies within the department. 
  • Manage night-of-show windows, communicate with venue house staff, address immediate show problems and concerns, reconcile, prepare, and sign-off on pre-settlement box office statements
  • Respond to patron ticketing needs or issues.
  • Responsible for the training process for new Box Office agents. 
  • Ability to respond quickly, positively, professionally and confidently within a very busy and high paced environment.

Requirements Include: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two years previous box office or call center experience preferred. Previous management/leadership experience of similar size and scope to the DCPA Box Office staff. Strong computer skills and expert knowledge in Microsoft products required; working knowledge of SharePoint and AudienceView ticketing system or similar ticketing system preferred. Strong customer service and sales background required. Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work evenings, weekends and Holidays. 

This position is a full-time position with benefits.

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

Project Manager

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 6/26/18

Job Description:

This Project Manager Iwilloverseelargeandsmallscalecross-departmental projects that result in products, systems and/or programs that will connect more people with nature and science in ways that are meaningful to them by going to them where they live, work, learn and play.  This position includes day-to-day management of project team personnel, facilitation of team meetings, contractor management, production outsourcing, and communication with key stakeholders during the entire project cycle.

This is a two year term position through June 2020.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs project management work by managing, coordinating, and directing development, redevelopment and capital improvement projects for a department including project coordination with other museum departments and other stakeholders.
  • Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget by developing and maintaining clear and detailed project schedules and budgets that have up-to-date estimates, costs,milestonesandtimelines.
  • Acts as a key interface with internal team members, stakeholders, and leadership.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for contractors, representing the Museum’s requests and professional standards, communicating information between contractors and project teams in a timely and accurate manner, and proactively identifying and resolving issues.
  • Confers with management in order to maintain established project plans and goals,scopeofwork, and project work plans including timeframes, funding limitations, contract costs, risk factors and allotment of available resources to various phases of a project.

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3years’experienceinprojectmanagementinappropriatefunctionalareaincludingcoordinating, administering and monitoring projects required. 
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Some evening/night/weekend work may be required.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Ability to lead by example and support individuals and teams to be creative, flexible and responsive to interests and requests from the community
  • Balancebetweenplanning, excellent organizations skills, and adherence to key timelines and the ability to abandon plans or pivot based on audience insights
  • Be responsive to community needs using tools such as Human-Centered Design and/or appreciative inquiry
  • Positive energy and “can do” attitude,abilitytobuildrelationshipwithdiversepersonalitiesandaudiences, and resilience.
  • Speaks Spanish

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 4, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Security Officer

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 6/26/18

Job Description:

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

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

Essential duties:

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

Requirements:

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

Ideal candidate will have:

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

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by June 29, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Research Analyst

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Post date: 6/26/18

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hiring a Research Analyst to join our team! This position is responsible for supporting the research and evaluation efforts throughout the museum. The Research Analyst will measure the outcomes and impact of current and future exhibitions, programs, activities, and services we offer to visitors, potential visitors, and the greater community. This position may also manage project teams, facilitate meetings, and communicate with key stakeholders. This is an essential position to both the department and to the Museum. The projects are diverse and we work and respond rapidly to the needs of our colleagues. No two days are ever the same!

This is a temporary position ending Summer 2019.

Essential Duties:

  • Works with team members and their supervisors to determine project scope, develops evaluation tools, and schedules deadlines and assignments accordingly.
  • Communicates and advocates for visitor and community perspectives to ensure our visitors and community are at the core of what we do.
  • Completes written and oral reports and presentations to internal and external stakeholders as needed to the highest professional standards, tailoring content as appropriate to audiences.
  • Creates and manages detailed project schedules, continuously monitoring status, communicating key tasks internally and externally to ensure projects are completed on-schedule and on-budget.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for contractors, representing the Museum’s requests and professional standards, communicating information between contractors and project teams in a timely and accurate manner, and proactively identifying and resolving issues.
  • Provides research and evaluation input to the Director to assist in the development and implementation of the strategic and operational plans for Museum departments.
  • Assists the Manager in instrument development and design, prototyping and testing, data collection, data entry, and analysis for all phases of projects and studies—including front-end, prototyping, process, formative, remedial and summative.
  • Assists the Manager of Audience Insights to recruit, train, and develop a diverse and inclusivity-focused research assistant team reflective of and responsive to Metro Denver’s communities.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in social science, museum studies, education, nonprofit management, or related field require, Master’s degree preferred.  
  • 2 years’ experience managing staff and/or volunteers required.
  • 2 years’ experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research and/or evaluation required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) may be required depending on audience outreach.
  • Occasional travel to/from conferences and meetings, in and out of state required.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience doing evaluation in a Museum or informal learning environment

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 3, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

PR/Marketing Coordinator

Museo de las Americas

Post date: 6/19/18

Full-time 32/40 hours a week

Job Summary:    candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies for all Museo de las Americas events and activities including fundraising campaigns, monthly events and art exhibition openings.  Maintaining Museo’s website and social media presence is critical to the position’s success.  He/she will maintain a positive working relationship with sponsors and the media and will provide support for the Executive Director at highly-visible opportunities at Museo events and in the community.

The PR/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of a media plan and coordinated outreach efforts with print, broadcast and social media outlets.  Demonstrated acumen in working with the news media is required. This position works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director.

PR/Marketing Coordinator Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for media relations to include but not limited to advertisement. design/production, representing Museo at news interviews, writing press releases, E-blasts, website management, and social media management.
  • Collaborate on all marketing materials to include but not limited to brochures, fliers, invitations, sponsorships and all in house publications.
  • Develop key messaging for all art installation openings.
  • Develop and implement sponsorship agreements with local print and broadcast media partners.
  • Plan event logistics for First Friday, ConnectArte, Conversacion Contacto, and any other special events.
  • Responsible for securing and organizing facility rentals for Museo.
  • Keep accurate records of events for archives and tracking measureable success.
  • Newsletter QUE PASA? And SOLECITO.
  • Manage department interns

Public Relations

  • Liaison for all press regarding museum’s programming.
  • Manage on-site and off-site interviews and media contacts.
  • Cultivate lasting relationships with press contacts.

Social Media

  • Create events and post regularly to garner attention and audience participation.
  • Create content across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, through photos and videos
  • Donor recognition through social media advertisement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, or related field
  • At least one year of direct work experience in PR/Marketing field
  • Ability to multitask across competing priorities
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly productive in a team and as an individual contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graphic Design experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with photography.
  • Spoken and written bilingual Spanish/English language proficiency.

Salary:

  • The financial compensation will be disclosed at the time of interview.

Posting closes on June 27th, 2018. If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: administration@museo.org. In the subject line of your email, please list your name first.

It is the policy of Museo de las Americas 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.

Member & Visitor Services Representative at Chatfield Farms

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/19/18

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

Career Type:  Seasonal, Part-time

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

To Apply Click Here:

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Member & Visitor Services Representative

Denver Botanic Gardens

Post date: 6/19/18

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

Career Type:  Part-time Seasonal

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

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Education Coordinator

Butterfly Pavilion

Post date: 6/18/18

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/818304.html

Job Description:

Title:   Education Coordinator

Department:  Programs and Interpretation Reports to: School Programs Manager FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Salary: $32,000-34,000/year

Position Summary: Butterfly Pavilion seeks an individual with a love of connecting people with the wonders of the natural world and experience coordinating logistics for education and interpretive programming; developing and facilitating engaging science and environmental education programs and exhibit interpretation; and working with, inspiring, and supporting volunteers to provide excellent front-line services.

Essential Functions:

Coordination and Support for Programs

Coordinate scheduling of education program staff, volunteers and interns, school field trip logistics, bug orders, and troubleshoot operational issues as needed Management and evaluation of education program staff, volunteers and interns.

Provide training and coaching for program staff, interns, and volunteers to facilitate exemplary public programming for families, school and community groups, teachers, and other Butterfly Pavilion guests at Butterfly Pavilion and at community venues Support smooth logistics for school and group guests by training and coordinating staff, volunteers, and interns to greet and orient arriving groups (and serve as backup field trip greeter as needed) Coordinate with the curatorial team to provide live animals for use in programming Maintain inventory of program supplies, materials, and equipment while staying within allotted budget Support staffing coordination for other public and private events and community programs (and occasionally staff these events/programs as needed) Support Registration Coordinator with troubleshooting booking conflicts or booking backed-up requests Support departmental marketing needs, including drafting language and planning for distribution. Plan and lead bimonthly Educator meetings and meet regularly one-on-one with Educators to check-in, provide feedback, and support projects 

Program Development and Delivery

Develop education programs which apply best practices for informal education to inspire guests to learn more and be stewards to help conserve invertebrates and habitats Provide support/backup for onsite, offsite, and virtual programs Creating new programs that align with department goals and identified areas of growth

Additional Duties:

Back up for duties of Community Programs and School Programs Managers as needed Attend required branch and facility meetings and trainings Collaborate with other departments to plan, develop, and implement new services and troubleshoot issues Be professionally active, attending seminars, conferences and continuing educational opportunities that are applicable to the position Development of department program and financial goals, and maintaining program budgets.

Assisting with Fund Development goals for department.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications/Attributes:

Degree in education, environmental sciences, natural resources or related field Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages Excellent customer service, organization and communication skills Ability to effectively manage a classroom of up to 50 children Enthusiastic, fun, and patient Solution-oriented, ability to troubleshoot Adaptable to different teaching environments Computer proficiency'word processing, spreadsheets and databases

Experience:

At least one year experience managing staff At least one year coordinating logistics and schedules Two years of experience working with groups of school-aged children in a camp, school, or child care setting Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities Prior experience in a customer service based role Experience with curriculum development and program planning Familiarity with Colorado Academic Standards

Competencies:

Build relationships

Teamwork

Detail-oriented

Communication skills

Initiative

Technologically Savvy

Project/time management

Department Knowledge

Additional Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Subject to yearly background check of driving record Proof of current automobile insurance with the following coverage: $100,000 bodily injury for each person, $300,000 for each accident, and $50,000 property damage liability.

CPR and First Aid certified within a year of hire or before the primary teaching season, whichever occurs first

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: Work Environment

While performing the responsibilities of the Education Coordinator will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Education Coordinator.

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

Physical Demands

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

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

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

Work schedule:  

Full-time, salaried/exempt. Monday-Friday.  Occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays required.

Please submit a resume and cover letter.  Applications that do not contain a cover letter will not be considered.

No calls or drop ins.  Position is open until filled.  Submit resume and cover letter here:https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/818304-20970.html

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Costume Crafts Artisan

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for the position of Costume Crafts Artisan for the 2018-19 season.

Essential Job Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of construction, fitting, and alteration of costume craft items, including but notlimitedto:millinery, footwear, leatherwork, jewelry.  Knowledgeofdyeinganddistressing of fabric,clothingandaccessories.  Knowledge of the safety requirementsnecessaryfrommaterialuse and application. Ability to come up with creative solutions for unique design problems – such as a Kangaroo tail that will last a year of children’s performances.  Development and fitting of craft pieces according to designer specifications. Artistic sensibility and sensitivity, as well as strong collaborative skills.

Demonstrate a strong ability to work independently and as a part of a team while maintaining a regular effective open line of communication.  Able tomanageworkloadinafastpacedenvironmentwhile maintaining a clean and organized work area.

Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and general craft work area cleanup. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, sit and stand for long periods of time; Other duties as assigned by the Costume Shop Manager and Assistant Costume Shop Manager.

Professional experience is required.

Email resume with a cover letter to Brenda King at bking@arvadacenter.org

Costume Stitcher

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities – Performing Arts Division is accepting applications for the position of Costume Stitcher for the 2017-18 season.

Essential Job Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficiency with industrial and domestic sewing machines as well as industrial and domestic irons; Proficient knowledge of both hand sewing, machine sewing techniques, cutting garment pattern pieces,  alterations of men’s and women’s garments. Demonstrate a strong ability to work independently and as a part of a team while maintaining a regular effective open line of communication; Strong ability to manage work load in a fast pace environment while maintaining a clean and organized work area; Flexibility while working with different and preferred methods by the Costume Shop Manager and Designers; Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and general costume shop/work area cleanup; Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, sit and stand for long periods of time; Other duties as assigned by the Costume Shop Manager and Assistant Costume Shop Manager. Wardrobe skills a plus.

Email resume with a cover letter to Brenda King at bking@arvadacenter.org

Exhibit Interpreter

Employment Type:PartTime

Location: Westminster, CO, US

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/805549.html

Job Description:

Department:  Programs and InterpretationReportsto:InterpretationCoordinator DirectReportsto: None FLSA Status: Non- Exempt, Part-time Position Summary:   Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in education and interpretation, superior customer service skills and a love of connecting guests to the natural world. This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in public environmental education.

Essential Functions:

Interacting with Butterfly Pavilion guests as they visit all of our exhibits.

Facilitating play-based learning and providing educational information to guests of all ages.

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

Conducting daily public programming and developing curriculum for seasonal programs.

Creating meaningful interaction between the exhibit and guests for a deeper and more thoughtful experience and to make connections between exhibit topic and daily life.

Working alongside interpreters,internsandvolunteerstoprovidehighqualityinterpretationandcomplete project work to enhance exhibit experiences.

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

Additional Duties:

Attending required branch and facility meetings Cross-training to provide interpretive support in other exhibits, as necessary Collaborating with volunteers and internstoensureoptimalguestexperience

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related fields Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages Excellent customer service and communication skills Enthusiastic,strongsenseof fun, and patient

Experience:

1-2 years' experience working in a non-formal education/museum/education setting Prior experience in a customer service based role Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities

Competencies:

 Build relationships

 Teamwork and cooperation

 Detail-oriented

 Communication skills

 Department knowledge

 Interpersonal skills

 Initiative

 Coaching and Developing

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

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

Physical Demands

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

-While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibit Interpreter, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is also required to stand up to 8 hours a day, 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.Employeemustbeable to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work schedule:

28 hours a week, Monday 8:45-1:15 and Thursday through Saturday 8:45-5:15 Position is open until filled. No Phone Calls or Drop In's. Applyvialink: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/805549-20970.html

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Lead Facility Custodial Technician

Job Summary: Acts as customer-oriented liaison between of Denver Botanic Gardens and the public. Oversees task completion by organizing daily duties of Facility Custodial team as assigned by the Custodial Supervisor. Provides quality checks to ensure all employees complete tasks appropriately.Cleans, maintains and sets up public/service areas and equipment for visitors,employeesand volunteers and ensures a positive presentation of Denver Botanic Gardens facilities for visitors and staff. Under general supervision performs and maintains the internal and external appearance of Denver Botanic Gardens.

Career Type: Full-time - This position will work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); orminimum six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum six months janitorial experience, light maintenance knowledge. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and have experience working in a team environment. Working knowledge of cleaning equipment including burnishers, floor cleaners, street sweeper, and snow removal equipment and is proficient in floor care equipment and methods. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. A valid Colorado drivers’ license and an acceptable driving record required.

Essential Duties:

  • Serves as daily lead to ensure accurate and timely completion of Facility Custodial Technician duties.
  • Providesdailyreportof accomplishments/issues.
  • Operate pressure washer to ensure all exterior hardscape is clean and free of debris, including mechanical power blower.
  • Safely operator a golf cart to transport equipment throughout grounds.
  • Ensure tripping, or other safety hazards are immediatelyreportedtosupervisor.
  • Ensures all trash is picked up on the external grounds daily.
  • Performs quality checks on all custodial and event tasks to ensure satisfactory completion by Facility Custodial Technicians.
  • Actively involved in floor maintenance including, but not limited to hands-on care and overseeing staff involved in this and related tasks.
  • Participates in the collection of recycled materials, and ensures collections are placed in the proper containers.
  • Cleans public and office areas, including emptying trash, dusting, vacuuming, windows, etc. to ensure consistently clean and safe presentations.
  • Participateswithsnow removal duties.
  • As required make trips to vendors to collect supplies and drop off and pick up equipment.

Other Job Duties:

  • Assists Facility Custodial Technicians as needed to accomplish event setup, custodial and other tasks. 
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members, visitors or others.
  • Attends all meetings “on site” as required.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as requested by management.

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

To apply click the link:

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Manager of Exhibitions, Art Collections & Registration

Denver Botanic Gardens

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

Career Type: Full-time

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

Essential Job Duties:

Exhibitions:

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

Registration:

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

Collections:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

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

To apply click the link:

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Member & Visitor Services Representative

Denver Botanic Gardens

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

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

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

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

To apply click the link:

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

Group Sales and Service Coordinator Half-Time

Reports to Marketing Coordinator

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

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

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

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

•        Monitoring; Coordinate and process all phases of group contracts; book orders,securedepositsandpaymentsforgroupticketsalesandtours.

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

The successful candidate must beabletoprovideleadershipinimplementingattendance,andmeetingsalesgoalssetincollaboration with Marketing Coordinator.

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

To Apply: Pleaseemailaonepageletterofinterest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references tojobs@suteatro.org.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!   Invited applicants will be asked to submit writing and material samples. Applications closeJune15th.Positionisexpectedto start July 15th, 2018.

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

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

Denver Art Museum

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

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

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

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

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

Education or Formal Training

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

Experience

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

Working Environment/Physical Activities

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

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

Executive Director

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

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

Arnesen on the Naxos label.

Responsibilities

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

Organizational Leadership

● Participate in collaborative strategic vision and goal setting

● Execute Board policies

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

● Support staff hiring and evaluations (when needed)

● Attend all Board meetings and required Committee meetings

Administration

● Assist with preparation of Board meeting materials and activities

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

● Hire and review all staff positions with direct report

● Manage venue contracts and logistics for concerts and events

● Oversee marketing strategy and results

● Oversee all volunteer activities and duties

● Manage all administration and business activities as required

Development

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

● Develop and secure corporate relationships and sponsors

● Participate in Development Committee meetings and activities

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

● Attend all concerts and events

Community Relations

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

● Explore and develop opportunities to improve patron and audience relations

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

● Develop relationships with arts peers in the community

Qualifications

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

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

● Understanding of current marketing and social media formats.

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

● Excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal skills

● Ability to recruit, lead and motivate volunteers

● Business and financial management experience

● Commitmenttopromotingchoralmusicofthe highest quality

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

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

● Enthusiasm for the mission of the organization

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

● Ability to represent the organization with funding agencies,donorsandsupporters

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

Floor Staff Associate

ABOUT US

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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

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

Rate: $11.00/hour

Reports to: Guest Services Director

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

40%- Maintain QualityCustomerServiceby:● Providing hospitality to children and their caregivers by greeting each visitor, offering information, answering questions, and providing general assistance ● Checking in customers, selling memberships, gift certificates, retail items, or other Museum products ● Communicating Museum policies to visitors ● Providing Assistance with exhibits as needed

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

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

20%- Maintain a Safe Museum Environment by:

● Following and enforcing Museum standards and policies

●Communicatinganypotential or active problems to the appropriate Museum staff

● Assisting in lost child/caregiver response

● Provide basic first aid as needed

10%- Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training:

Attending all staff meetings as required

● Keeping uptodateonMuseumpolicies, standards, and specific language

● Participating in training sessions to review known material and learn new material

● Assisting in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor or other Museum Directors.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

 Enjoy working with children and promoting learning through play

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

 Responsible self-starterwithproblemsolvingskills

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

 Ability to work collaboratively, but independently as necessary

 A great sense of humor!

 Comfortable cleaning up occasional kid-related messes and spills

 Great communication skills with both coworkers and visitors

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

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

 Availability to occasionally cover other shifts strongly preferred.

OUR HIRING PROCESS:

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

TO APPLY:

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

Maintenance Technician
Swallow Hill Music

Reporting to:  Customer Service and Facilities Manager

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

Compensation: DOE

Position

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

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

Responsibilities

Facility Management

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

Other Duties & Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

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

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

Marketing Manager

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

· Coordinate advertising and monitor media contracts to assure compliance

· Manage scheduling and printing of all promotional materials

· Liaise with renting presenters to gather needed media materials

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

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

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

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

events as needed

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

etc.

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

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

heads and the Executive Director

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

compliance with supporters’ specific sponsorship agreements

· Create and manage annual marketing budget

· Direct the Graphic Designer as needed

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

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

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

· Manage many projects at once and understand priority needs

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

· Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to analyze revenue efficiency and cost/benefits

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

motivation

Education and Experience Required:

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

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

Internship Positions 2018-2019

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

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


About GBYO

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

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

Symphony, conducted by Gary Lewis

Philharmonic, conducted by Emily Bowman, Artistic Director

Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Erik Johnson

Sinfonia, conducted by Paul Rowinski

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

Café & Bar Associate

ABOUT THE CAFE AND BAR ASSOCIATE 

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

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

This position reports to the Café & Bar Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

DESIRED SKILLS

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

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

TO APPLY

To apply send resume, cover letter and professional references to

cafejobs@mcadenver.org

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

Member & Visitor Services Representative

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

Career Type: Part-time, Seasonal

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

Essential Job Duties:

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

Other Job Duties:

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

To apply click the link:

https://denverbotanicgardens.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/efba787c-a646-b7e3-3b86-d71537b40ca5/apply?source=726059-CS-28662

Rental Sales Associate

Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications

Education

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

Experience

  • 2+ years of sales experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • Valid drivers’ License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge

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

Skills

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

Abilities

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

Physical Requirements

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

Work Environment

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

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

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

Cashier

Do you love cookies and dinosaurs?

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

Job Description: 

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

Requirements:

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

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

Application Instructions:

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

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

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

Cafe Associate 

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

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

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

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Kevin Mealy
Café Manager
kevinm@cmdenver.org

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

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

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

Bilingual Program Facilitator

Description

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

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

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

Position Purpose:

  • Create welcoming experiences for visitors at the museum.

Essential Duties:

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

Qualifications

Requirements:

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

Qualifications

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

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

Education Assistant

City of Golden

Open Until Filled

$11.00-$12.00 hourly

To apply: www.cityofgolden.net/jobs

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

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

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

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

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

Hands on History Instructor

City of Golden

Open Until Filled

$10.20-$12.00 hourly

To apply: www.cityofgolden.net/jobs

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

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

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

Lead Zookeeper Internship

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Prepare food and feed all animals.

Maintain daily records on all animal care.

Assist with accessioning and deaccessioning animals to the collection.

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

Provide support to Curatorial team members.

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

Assist Curatorial team in USDA regulation compliance.

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

Assist in medical treatments and special projects.

Assist Curatorial team in new exhibit planning, as requested.

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

Qualifications:

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

Previous Butterfly Pavilion Curatorial internship experience preferred.

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

Interest in invertebrate animal husbandry and care.

Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets).

Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite).

Criminal background check.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Reports to:  Lead Zookeeper

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

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

Spring Term - November 1st, 2017

Summer Term - April 1st, 2018

Fall Term - July 1st, 2018

Start Dates:  

Spring January 9th, 2018

Summer May 22nd, 2018

Fall August 28th, 2018

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

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

Business Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Museum Associate

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

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

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

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

Qualifications

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

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

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

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

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