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

Box Office Clerk

This is a part-time position located at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, and is not eligible for benefits. Pay is $10.50 per hour. Apply through the City of Arvada website

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Attends to front counter service and performs routine clerical duties. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Sell tickets to Arvada Center events and register students for classes, both at front counter and by telephone; enter ticket orders and class registrations into computerized ticketing and customer database system; perform quality control duties for ticket and class registration orders; answer general phone calls and direct them to appropriate departments as needed; performs miscellaneous front desk reception duties; unlock and open Arvada Center Gallery/Museum. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner with customers seeking information or assistance; working knowledge of multi-line phone system; ability to perform computer data entry functions in a timely and accurate manner; ability to follow instructions; ability to maintain positive working relationships with other city staff; customers and the general public.

Arts Studio Coordinator

The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play.

As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Art Studio Coordinator is an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to spark children’s creativity and provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

The Art Studio Coordinator creates and facilitates a robust daily menu of walk up, facilitated, and registration based programs that serve the Museum’s diverse audiences, including very young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school age children) and their adult influencers.

Program development, Implementation and Visitor Experience (approximately 60% of time)

  • Deliver the museum’s mission by developing and implementing a robust calendar of activities and programs for the Art Studio.  Programs proactively engage diverse ages and cultural groups.

Training, supervision and leadership (approximately 20% of time)

  • Oversee staff and volunteers working in exhibit areas and delivering programs. Model appropriate facilitation both during training and on a day to day (on the job) basis.

Administration (approximately 15% of time)

  • Collect and track data related to attendance and evaluation for the Art Studio programming for use in grant reporting, evaluation and other documents.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the Museum audience and programs. Schedule and availability reflects that the organization is a 7 day a week operation
    • Ability to load, unload and set up materials and equipment (up to 50 lbs). Able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Position duties also require kneeling, squatting, reaching and other physical activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Command of educational theories, practices, standards and resources related to content area.
  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts and technical expertise related to content area, including a variety of art media. Expertise should include clay glazing and firing.  

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree in the arts, education, or related field.
  • 1 year + studio art experience; technical expertise in one or more art media.
  • 1 year + experience working with young children and families in an informal educational setting, delivering similar content.

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

Hours: Sunday – Thursday, Full-time, exempt 

To apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Erika Weiss, Education Manager, at erikaw@cmdenver.org by November 3, 2014. No phone calls, please.

Teaching Kitchen Coordinator

The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play.

As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Teaching Kitchen Coordinator is an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

The Teaching Kitchen Coordinator creates a robust daily menu of walk up, facilitated, and registration based programs that serve the Museum’s diverse audiences, including very young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school age children) and their adult influencers.

Program development, Implementation and Visitor Experience (approximately 60% of time)

  • Deliver the Museum’s mission by developing and implementing a robust calendar of activities and programs for the Teaching Kitchen.  Programs proactively engage diverse ages and cultural groups.

Training, supervision and leadership (approximately 20% of time)

  • Oversee staff and volunteers working in exhibit areas and delivering programs. Model appropriate facilitation both during training and on a day to day (on the job) basis.

Administration (approximately 15% of time)

  • Collect and track data related to attendance and evaluation for the Teaching Kitchen programming for use in grant reports and other documents.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the Museum audience and programs. Schedule and availability reflects that the organization is a 7 day a week operation.
    • Ability to load, unload and set up materials and equipment (up to 50 lbs). Able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Position duties also require kneeling, squatting, reaching and other physical activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Command of educational theories, practices, standards and resources related to content area.
  • Thorough understanding of Colorado Public Health Code and best practices.

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in childhood nutrition, education, or related field.
  • 1 year + experience working with children and families in an informal educational setting, delivering similar content.

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

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, Full-time, exempt 

To apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Erika Weiss, Education Manager, at erikaw@cmdenver.org by November 3, 2014. No phone calls, please.

Group Sales and Membership Manager

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Group Sales and Membership Manager. Visitor Experience is core to Butterfly Pavilion's business operations. The Group Sales and Membership Manager is responsible for driving revenues for Butterfly Pavilion by generating and/or developing new, referred, and repeat group business. Additionally, this position is responsible for building a robust membership program, including recruitment and retention of members.

FLSA:  Full-time, Exempt
Application Deadline:  December 26th, 2014
Anticipated Start Date:  February 2nd, 2015

Essential Functions:

Oversee Group Sales/Membership/Visitor Services team, including Visitor Services and Memberships Assistant Manager's duties of training, supervising, and coaching Visitor Services workforce Create growth strategies for both Membership and Group Sales revenues (see below for more details) Represent Butterfly Pavilion in a professional manner to clients and potential clients in order to demonstrate our cultural commitment to Visitor Experience Work with Marketing team on all online and social media campaigns related to membership and group sales Identify opportunities, create job descriptions and actively engage volunteers to assist in the Group Sales and Membership arenas with support from the Volunteer Manager Perform other duties as assigned to support department goals and events

Group Sales

Create and implement group sales strategies in order to meet or exceed weekly, quarterly and annual sales goals, targets and initiatives Develop, actively solicit, and book group sales Maintain a complete database of potential group sales clients Identify and qualify potential prospects through a variety of avenues Maximize outcome of all sales initiatives by following up on leads, following up with clients and identifying additional business opportunities Work closely with all departments such as Education and Visitor Services to ensure that all details are communicated for to ensure successful group visits

Membership

Create and implement membership sales strategies in order to meet or exceed weekly, quarterly and annual sales goals, targets and initiatives Create and implement recruitment and retention strategies for membership program Monthly and yearly analyses of membership households, including visitation trends Maintain a complete membership database Work with Fund Development team to create cultivation plans for members, when appropriate Develop and maintain efficient processing and fulfillment processes Promote and represent membership internally among fellow Butterfly Pavilion employees Communicate with Butterfly Pavilion members and general public via phone, e-mail and face-to-face Develop and oversee the monthly distribution of membership newsletter, to include organization-wide information (i.e. camps and classes, events, etc.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Group Sales and Membership Manager manages all employees within Visitor Services department and is responsible for employee life cycle, CSB performance management, coaching, development, and hiring of the employees.

This position will also managerial liaison for other staff members and visitors when necessary.

Job Requirements:

Three years or more related experience in sales work at a nonprofit venue Understanding of how membership programs work at non-profits, recognizing their value to Butterfly Pavilion and expand impact on other facets of operations Must have experience in "cold call" solicitation and building sales strategies Experience in management of personnel oversight, preferably of membership sales staff at a nonprofit organization Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, as well as ability to learn our POS/database system, CENTAMAN Have working knowledge of all aspects of Butterfly Pavilion business, including education, research and conservation efforts Participate in all required staff meeting Develop SMART Plans  Development Goals yearly

The expected salary range for this position is $34,000 plus potential sales incentives. This position typical work week / salary exempt of 40 hours a week. This is a full-time position, and general hours of work and days are Tueday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references for consideration. Please submit applications no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 26th, 2014.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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Birthday Party Lead Associate

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Birthday Party Lead Associate. Visitor Experience is core to Butterfly Pavilion's business operations. The Birthday Party Lead Associate is a part-time position that is responsible for providing exemplary customer service as it relates to the Birthday Party Program. Butterfly Pavilion's mission is to "foster an appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while educating the public about the need for conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world."

FLSA:  Part-time, Non-exempt

Application Deadline:  December 26th, 2014

Anticipated Start Date:  February 2nd, 2015

Essential Functions:

Represent Butterfly Pavilion and its mission in a professional manner.

Be host/hostess of Butterfly Pavilion with great enthusiasm Communicate with both children and adults, both over the phone and in person Assist with promotion and marketing of Butterfly Pavilion's birthday party program Book birthday parties with clients into CENTAMAN (Butterfly Pavilion's registration system) Maintain a high level of organization for client paperwork Track inventory of party supplies and sales stock Be a team leader for the Birthday Party Ambassadors byc reating a work schedule for them based on client needs Communicate with ambassadors about schedules, trainings and other job requirements Coordinate interdepartmental cooperation for smooth operation of the birthday party program as part of Butterfly Pavilion Coach and evaluate ambassadors based on their performance

Obtain signatures for Birthday Party Contracts Prepare birthday party rooms, including setting up tables and chairs for party clients, and ensuring the room is clean and professional Perform Fun and Educational Birthday Party Add-ons in a professional manner and with enthusiasm. All add-ons involve handling live animals Develop new Fun and Educational Birthday Party Add-ons in conjunction with Events Coordinator to grow and improve options for clients

Qualifications:

Two years or more related experience in events at a nonprofit venue Prefer background in education or related field

Experience:

Excellent public speaking skills

Proven high level of customer service skills Comfortable handling live animals, including tarantulas and cockroaches (training will be provided) Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, as well as ability to learn our POS/database system, CENTAMAN Have working knowledge of all aspects of Butterfly Pavilion business, including education, research and conservation efforts Participate in all required staff meeting Develop SMART Plans  Development Goals yearly in conjunction with Events Coordinator

The expected salary range for this position is $12.00 per hour. This position will be typically scheduled 20 - 26 hours per week, depending on business needs. This is a part-time position, and general hours will include weekend work schedules frequently. A background check will be required.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references for consideration. Please submit applications no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 26th, 2014.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/168773.html

COPYWRITER

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is looking for a full-time copywriter help make live theatre everyone’s first choice in entertainment. Our internal marketing department creates everything from coasters to TV commercials to support 50+ shows per year, a growing education department and a high-end event services team. A copywriter with a few years of professional experience, a collaborative personality and a lot of initiative can quickly make a difference here.

You should probably love the art of theatre and the craft of writing but that’s not all. You’ll only be a good fit if:
• Original and persuasive marketing copy are second nature to you
• You start with a strong concept or idea before you actually write
• You’re comfortable working in any media channel but particularly digital
• You can convincingly be someone other than yourself on social media
• Broader concepts like brand architecture, audience segmentation, content strategy, etc. don’t intimidate you
This position reports to the Creative Director, Marketing and will be expected to participate fully in brainstorming and strategic planning as much as writing, editing and proofreading. Please share examples of paid work that demonstrate your unique ability elevate the marketing of live theatre in Denver and beyond.

If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a letter and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail.

No phone calls please
Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Community Coordinator

Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center seeks a Community Coordinator.

Position Scope
• Engage community to develop, market, register, implement and evaluate Adult and Family workshops: adult workshops, concerts, special workshops, birthday party and other Eco-Arts bookings
• In collaboration with Education Coordinator, coordinate and support volunteers for all programs (After School Program, full day children's workshops, family programs), Adult and Family workshops, and Enchanted Forest, Wild Earth Day and general center needs
• Manage the nature center/gift shop on Saturdays. Meet with consignment artists to reconcile sales. Engage with visitors, share local ecology and trails, and straighten up/clean up/refresh nature center.
• Team with staff to develop and implement Signature Events: Enchanted Forest, Wild Earth and Winter Solstice Celebration
• Teach Full Day children's workshops as needed within positions regular hours
• During summer, teach additional 2 days/week (increase hours)

Position Profile
• Ability to conceptualize and apply the mission, vision and values of the organization
• Excellent organizational skills including with systems to manage programs, participation, and evaluation
• Strong computer skills to market all programs through web calendars, social media, posters and print advertising. 
• Strong ability to create graphic marketing
• Positive personal communication skills to lead and delegate volunteers
• Enjoys people and is energetic and positive
• Ability to "take the ball and run" with limited space and resources.
• Models a strong work ethic
• Personal ethics parallel the Wild Bear mission and values.
• Strong customer service skills.
• Ability to see the "big picture" and to lay ground work to provide for a "well greased wheel".

Preferences will be given to applicants who:
• are child oriented with strong positive management skills and proven ability to plan and implement educational programs.
• hold a specific area of expertise: ornithology, zoology, ecology, etc
• understand and have applied experience in cutting edge learning models.

Qualifications: 
• Bachelors degree in the field of Education, Natural or Environmental Science, Outdoor Recreation, Museum and Field Studies
• Track record working positively with the public and proven success at organizing community to deliver programs to the public
• Experience with developing, implementing and top quality educational program
• Experience with working with the general public
• Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
• Three positive references
• We encourage folks who have musical and creative strengths, a sense of humor, are kind and gentle, enjoy people, including children and love the outdoors!

Other information
• Hours: 20 hours/week (Summer months hours may increase to accommodate teaching schedule). 
• Wednesdays 10-6, Fridays, 10-4, Saturdays 11-5. Will include some evening and weekend work where hours will be adjusted.
• Pay commensurate upon experience

To apply:  Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to Jill Dreves, jill@wildbear.org

Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center is Boulder County's all ages non-profit nature center offering year round educational programs fostering a lifelong appreciation of the environment and promoting an environmentally aware, responsible and ecologically sound community. Since 1995, Wild Bear has preserved land and connected thousands of people to the natural world through the vision of the nature center facility located in Nederland, Colorado.

CAFÉ ASSOCIATE

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years minimum experience in the following areas: bartender, server, caterer or in comparable service industry. In addition, Barista 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.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to keep focused, take direction, to follow instructions and keep work areas clean and organized.
  • Ability to handle both slow and high volume periods.
  • To have excellent critical thinking skills, the desire be proactive and detailed oriented.
  • To have a strong interest in high- quality food and cocktail culture.
  • 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 preform tasks requiring manual dexterity.

COMPENSATION AND HOURS:

Part-Time 10-20 hours a week, including special event work and mandatory museum events. Compensation is hourly plus tips.

To apply send resume, cover letter and references tocafejobs@mcadenver.org.

No phone calls, please.

FACILITIES MANAGER

MCA Denver seeks a reliable and motivated facilities professional with excellent organizational and management skills and a passion for contemporary art. The Facilities Manager will oversee the maintenance and improvement of a 27,000 square foot Gold LEED certified museum. The position is also responsible for organizing equipment needs and the set-up for museum events. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform light construction, interior wall repair, painting and minor electrical and plumbing work.
  • Ensure the cleanliness, appearance and safety of all public and private spaces in the museum.
  • Coordinate with outside contractors and vendors for the maintenance and upgrade of facilities.
  • Maintain all temperature and humidity levels up to standard museum levels.
  • Oversee the appropriate maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment.
  • Oversee hired security and cleaning personnel.
  • Ensure the proper functioning of security and fire systems.
  • Work with IT consultant to ensure all phone and computer systems are functioning.
  • Manage equipment needs and set-up for both on and off site events.
  • Provide support to other museum departments for facility and event needs.
  • Maintain and update a facilities budget.
  • Respond to facility emergencies, including alarm and fire systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic knowledge of principles and practices of facility maintenance and safety practices.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to interact in an effective, tactful and professional manner with staff, volunteers and visitors.
  • Ability to read and understand maintenance text to identify repair components and to complete operational tasks.
  • Ability to read construction documents.
  • Knowledge of DirectDigitalControl or BuildingAutomatedSystem is a plus.
  • Ability to perform on-call duties.
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and work efficiently to complete tasks with limited supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through.
  • Skilled in time management, problem solving, and problem prevention.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and common sense in handling emergencies.
  • Ability to represent the museum with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, advocate for and adhere to museum policies, and contribute to and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.
  • Must have valid drivers license and ability to operate heavy machinery.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.

COMPENSATION AND HOURS:

The Facility Manager is a full time position. Salary range is commensurate with experience.

To apply send resume, cover letter and references to jobs@mcadenver.org.

No phone calls, please.

DEVELOPMENT DATABASE & ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR

The Development Database & Accounting Coordinator will be responsible for MCA Denver's fundraising database and the prospect management system as well as supporting the daily accounting functions for the museum. The position will be responsible for ensuring the health of the donor and accounting databases and maintaining the accuracy of records. In addition, this individual will manage donor stewardship efforts, ensuring that MCA Denver recognizes, appreciates, informs, and engages current and prospective donors and volunteers. Moreover, he or she will be responsible for all fundraising reporting and analysis. The Development Database & Accounting Coordinator will report to and serve as a key advisor to the Development Director in the areas of gift counting, gift acceptance policies, and the gifts and records program. 

The Development Database & Accounting Coordinator will be the primary person responsible for maintaining donor records, processing gifts and deposits, reconciling accounts, sending pledge reminders, and processing invoices. Daily, this position will process gifts as well as ensure that gift receipts are issued within three days of receipt of gifts. Among the key responsibilities will be handling of the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions for the museum. 

The Development Database & Accounting Coordinator will serve as a champion for the use of Altru, the museum's database. The position will provide pipeline reports for management and development staff, implement the prospect assignment process, and develops a strategy for maintaining an ongoing list of unassigned prospects prior to assignment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer the accurate recording of contributions, pledges, memberships, and other revenue from website, phone, mail orders and on-grounds sales.
  • Produce or support verified weekly, monthly, and year-end Membership and Development reports.
  • Design, import and export data queries as needed for mailing lists, data segmentation, appeal assessments, benchmarking, rating systems, analytical reports, etc.
  • Respond to data retrieval requests, creating reports Altru designed queries and export modules.
  • Conduct training on the use of Altru and assist staff in constructing queries and implementing report requests.
  • Work with Development staff to update and process acknowledgment letters in Altru.
  • Processes receipts and invoices, verifying accuracy of documentation and balances.
  • Deposit and record cash receipts.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements and credit card accounts.
  • Process weekly check run.
  • Responds to vendor and staff requests for account information.
  • Performs other accounting clerical and administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Science, Accounting or other related field.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with end users to understand their needs and translate their requests into effective queries and reports.
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Understanding of principles and strategies in philanthropy is helpful.
  • Sense of humor is a plus.

COMPENSATION AND HOURS:

The Development Database & Accounting Coordinator is a full time exempt position. Salary based upon experience and qualifications. The proposed schedule would be Monday through Friday.

To apply send resume, cover letter and references to jobs@mcadenver.org.

No phone calls, please.

Assistant Coordinator for Museum Programs

Denver Museum of Nature and Science seeks a Assistant Coordinator for Museum Programs. The Assistant Coordinator will put the guests’ needs first while taking a lead role in the operations and logistics for school groups, supporting the Educator/Coordinator.  The Assistant Coordinator will help to ensure a dynamic, creative, and educationally effective program suite to enhance the guest experience for school groups and other museum audiences, and support the goals and mission of the Museum.  See http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=492 for a full description.

Horticultural Therapy Internship

This is a hands-on internship providing the intern the opportunity to work alongside Denver Botanic Gardens registered horticultural therapist conducting horticultural therapy programs with various populations. Additionally, the intern will work with our professional horticulture staff and volunteers to maintain the sensory garden and other garden spaces within a botanic garden. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas. The intern will also gain experience by working with the Craig Hospital horticultural therapy program.

The Horticultural Therapy intern is expected to do a short term and a long term project during the summer that will expand their knowledge of horticultural therapy techniques and theories while benefitting the Gardens. Educational field trips, lectures and short-term team projects round out the program which highlights horticultural therapy in a public garden setting and focuses on horticulture on the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies. Upon completion of the internship, the intern is expected to do a presentation about their project and their experience. Please see the FAQ below for more information on the program.

Working Conditions: This is a hands-on horticulture job. Most work is outdoors. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Qualifications: Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for an internship in Horticultural Therapy, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally, successful completion of an introduction to Horticultural Therapy or equivalent course study is recommended. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students.

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015- August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour 

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 and must include the following:
• Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form – available online as a writable PDF or in hard copy through our Human Resources Department
• Current resume detailing work history and horticulture-related activities
• All official college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
• Two letters of reference that reflect academic and work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by due date.

The completed application packet as outlined above can be e-mailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. Application materials can also be sent via regular mail to:
Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn:  Human Resources – Internship
909 York St
Denver, CO 80206

Denver Botanic Gardens is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Horticulture Internship

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining Denver Botanic Gardens. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas.

During the summer each intern is expected to do a project that will expand their horticultural knowledge while benefitting the Gardens. During the summer of 2015 projects will focus on:
• garden entomology (Successful completion of a basic entomology class required.)
• specialized gardening challenges of a large rock-alpine garden
• plant propagation
• photo documentation of tropical collections

Additional internship opportunities are available in Plant Records, Horticultural Therapy and Education/Children’s Gardening.  Please see separate job postings for details.

The internships are rounded out with educational field trips, lectures and team projects with other interns. Upon completion of the internship, each intern is expected to do a presentation about their project and experiences.

Working Conditions: Internships are hands-on horticulture jobs. Much of the work is outdoors. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Qualifications: Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for the internship in Horticulture, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally, successful completion of a minimum of two courses among the following topics is required: soil science, greenhouse management, floriculture, irrigation principles, IPM, plant pathology, plant physiology and/or plant propagation. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students, including those who are making a career change into the field of horticulture.

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 and must include the following:

• Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form – available online as a writable PDF or in hard copy through our Human Resources Department
• Current resume detailing work history and horticulture-related activities
• All college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
• Two letters of reference that reflect academic and work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by due date.

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015 - August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour

The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. Application materials can also be sent via regular mail to:
Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn: Human Resources – Internship
909 York St.
Denver, CO 80206
Denver Botanic Gardens is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Plant Records Internship

Duration: 10 weeks, May 26, 2015 - August 6, 2015

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $10.00 per hour

Job Summary: This is a hands-on internship providing the intern the opportunity to work alongside the professional plant records and horticulture staff and volunteers involved in the daily operation of maintaining plant records in a botanic garden. Work assignments will include plant identification, updating plant inventory, mapping and labeling plants in the garden. The intern will gain experience with BG-BASE plant collection management software, BG-Map plant mapping software and plant mapping methods. Familiarity with plant nomenclature, plant identification and a working knowledge of AutoCAD software is required. Educational field trips and lectures help round out the program. Intern will be required to do a presentation upon completion of the internship.

Qualifications: Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for an internship in Plant Records, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally a minimum of two courses among the following topics are required: principles of soils, greenhouse management, floriculture, landscape design/construction, plant physiology and/or plant propagation. A working knowledge of AutoCAD is also required. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students, including those who are making a career change into the field of horticulture. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds.

Application: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 13, 2015 and must include the following:


• Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form – available online as a writable PDF or in hard copy through our Human Resources Department
• Current resume detailing work history and horticulture-related activities
• All official college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
• Two letters of reference that reflect academic and work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by due date.

The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. Application materials may also be sent via regular mail to:
Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn: Human Resources – Internship
909 York St.
Denver, CO 80206

Denver Botanic Gardens is a non-profit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Technical Manager

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited position responsible for managing all audio/visual aspects of event production at Chautauqua, both in the historic Auditorium as well as the Community House and other venues. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

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To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
julie.pomerantz@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Executive Assistant

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) seeks an Executive Assistant to support senior staff. The Executive Assistant will work full-time and provide primary administrative support for BMoCA’s Executive Director and Director of Advancement. Qualified candidates will have excellent writing and organizational skills. Responsibilities include: managing the Executive Director’s calendar; writing correspondence on behalf of BMoCA and the Executive Director; organizing files; assisting with management of the museum’s database; and serving as event coordinator for several special events. The Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Director.

Job Functions

-          Responsible for calendar management and allocating appointment times for both internal and external meetings

-          Compose email and other correspondence for Executive Director

-          Answer and direct phone calls and make calls on behalf of the Executive Director

-          External communication with high level professionals, Board members, and museum supporters, among others

-          Prepare agendas and materials in advance of meetings/appointments

-          Serve as event manager for special events, such as fundraisers and donor cultivation events

-          Process invoice payments and help manage office expenses

-          Schedule and coordinate travel arrangements

-          Assist with management of BMoCA’s database

-          Assist Director of Advancement with writing funding proposals and acknowledgment letters, among other correspondence and assignments

-          Assist with proofreading printed and digital materials 

-          Help Executive Director and Director of Advancement improve administrative processes, increase efficiency, and maintain organization

-          Assist with planning of BMoCA’s annual auction fundraiser

Qualifications:

-          Minimum of two years working in an office environment and/or in an administrative support capacity

-          Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred

-          Strong writing skills required

-          Excellent oral and written communication skills

-          Ability to work independently and as part of a group

-          Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office

-          Ability to organize, multi­-task, and prioritize effectively in a fast-­paced environment

-          Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information

-          Interest in the arts preferred

-          Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail required

Hours:

This position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Extended hours during the evenings or weekends may be required for special events.

Schedule & Benefits

- Salary is based on experience.

- This position includes health benefits and paid vacation.

To apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and details of your availability to jobs@bmoca.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline:

Friday, December 19

Start Date:

The Executive Assistant will start full-time at BMoCA as soon as possible.

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

Artistic Director

Rocky Mountain Revels
Artistic Director position:  We are looking for an Artistic Director who can shadow our found/Director Karen Romeo for 2015, then take the reigns and help us create and produce our show beginning in 2016. The Rocky Mountain Revels creates and produces one major production per year; The Christmas Revels, with auditions in August, rehearsals all fall, and 4 performances in mid-December in the Boulder Theater. Qualified candidates need to work closely with the national Revels organization in Cambridge, MA, and understand community theater and performers from ages 7-70. Candidates need to have a strong appreciation and understanding of history, culture, and the rituals and traditions of the shortest day of the year and the winter solstice. Finally, candidates need to be able to work with music, dance & storytelling traditions from around the world. www.rockymountainrevels.org. Call for more information:  303 440-9056.

Public Events Administrative Assistant

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited position that supports the Public Events Department. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required in meeting position responsibilities. The position is based onsite in the historic Academic Hall, adjacent to the Chautauqua Auditorium.

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To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
julie.pomerantz@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Box Office Assistant Manager

This is a year-round, part-time, non-benefited position responsible for various day shifts and night of show box office responsibilities for the Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) and Colorado Music Festival (CMF). This position is also the lead team member for managing the daily membership and development needs of the association. The Box Office Assistant Manager acts as Manager on Duty when the Box Office Manager  is not present. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

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To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
anthoney.sandoval@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Director of Major Gifts

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science seeks a seasoned Development Officer to help secure major private philanthropic gifts in order to help meet the Museum’s annual and strategic fundraising goals. The development team collaborates with donors, members, and staff to raise funds to support the Museum’s mission. We are trusted professionals fostering life-long partnerships in the spirit of yes.

Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Programs, this individual will join a highly successful team of fundraising professionals who support the Museum’s mission to inspire curiosity and excite minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world's unique treasures.

As a Development Officer of the Museum, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for developing and implementing plans, for self and for assigned staff that initiate, develop and maintain long-term donor relationships that lead to the fulfillment of specific, well-articulated fundraising objectives. A proven track record of successful fundraising of major gifts as well as donor stewardship is required.

The primary focus of the Director is managing an independent and active portfolio of existing donors as well as cultivating new donor relationships initiated by the Director. This position also supports portfolio management of the CEO and Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Programs, as well as works closely with select members of the Board of Trustees who are advocates for philanthropic gifts from the community. In this context the position requires the ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle:

  • Initiate contacts with potential major donors;
  • Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers;
  • Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure;
  • Make direct solicitations;
  • Maintain stewardship contacts with donors.

Successful candidates will be individuals with a rich development background (5 or more years), and have a strong track record of working successfully in a supervisory role within an organization (2 or more years.) and hold a Bachelor's degree.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated success of at least two years with the direct solicitation
  • Demonstrated success in personally securing major gifts of $50,000 or more
  • Demonstrate passion for the Museum’s mission
  • Solid experience working with database and development research staff
  • Skilled in building and cultivating relationships with donors
  • Highly skilled in successfully managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Working knowledge of moves management and familiarity with fundraising software; preferably The Raiser’s Edge

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is the largest natural history museum in the Rocky Mountain region and a leading resource for informal science education, serving 1.35 million people in 2013 and housing and caring for nearly 1.5 million objects and artifacts. As an institution committed to engaging the public in science, our mission is to “Be a catalyst! Ignite our community’s passion for nature and science.” We envision an empowered community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. This position is part of a dedicated development and membership team that helps the Museum achieve its mission through raising funds for operations, special scientific discoveries, organization-wide initiatives, education funds, and major capital projects.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume along with detailed answers to the following questions, no later than December 31, 2014 via www.dmns.org

 

  • What is the size of the largest donation with which you have been involved and what was your role in securing the gift?
  • How many years’ experience do you have in fundraising?
  • Tell us about the most meaningful gift you secured. What made the gift meaningful?

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.

Guest Services Associate

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

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

Salary:  $9.00 Hour

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