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Assistant Production Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for  a full-time, year-round Assistant Production Manager. This benefited, non-exempt position has responsibility for assisting the Production Manager in coordinating and producing all CCA presented and co-produced public events, as well as for ensuring the general up keep, cleanliness and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas, and supporting the department’s administrative needs. This position also acts as Manager on Duty throughout entire day of event when scheduled in lieu of the Production Manager. A high volume of work is to be expected from March through September during and in preparation for the summer season which runs mid-May through late September. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position is based onsite at the beautiful Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark and offices in the historic Academic Hall, adjacent to the Chautauqua Auditorium. Full description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by February 15 to: ann.obenchain@chautauqua.com.
No phone calls please.

 

Production Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for  a full-time, year-round Production Manager. This benefited, exempt position has overall responsibility for coordinating the execution of all CCA presented and co-produced public events at Chautauqua, including on-site execution of all front of house, technical, security and parking functions. This position acts as Manager on Duty throughout entire day of event and is also responsible for ensuring the general upkeep, cleanliness and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas. A high volume of work is to be expected from March through September during and in preparation for the summer season which runs mid-May through late September. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position is based onsite at the beautiful Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark and offices in the historic Academic Hall, adjacent to the Chautauqua Auditorium. Full description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by February 15 to: ann.obenchain@chautauqua.com.
No phone calls please.

Box Office Assistant Manager I

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.

View Full Description (PDF) or visit our website at http://www.chautauqua.com/contact-us/careers/

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

 

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.

View Full Description (PDF)

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

Corporate Sponsorship Manager

The Corporate Sponsorship Manager is a member of the Development Department at the Denver Film Society (DFS). The primary responsibilities of the Corporate Sponsorship Manager is to initiate and implement new corporate sponsorship acquisition, to maintain and cultivate all existing corporate sponsor relations, to oversee sponsorship fulfillment of DFS programs, and to support all additional fundraising efforts of the Development team to raise necessary funds for the Denver Film Society with a special focus on the Denver Film Festival and branded programs.

Principle Duties:
- Conducts new corporate prospect identification and solicitation that includes writing letters of inquiry, sponsor proposals and presentation materials, and conducting meeting with prospective sponsors
- Development of existing corporate sponsor relationships to achieve and maintain annual financial support goals of Development Department
- Maintains corporate development files, contact lists and records of existing & previous sponsors
- Researches online, databases, journal articles, government reports and other sources for available statistics and best practices to support proposals and identify potential funding opportunities
- Oversees with Development Coordinator the sponsorship fulfillment activities to support the Starz Denver Film Festival and DFS year-round programs
- Collaborates with both Development and Programming personnel to identify funding needs and available assets
- Works with Advancement Director on programs or projects for patron cultivation as assigned
- Develops and maintains database of new marketing research & information, including but not limited to post-event surveys, recaps and demographics
- Assist with evaluating special program needs during high activity periods which may require the management of interns and/or volunteers
- Represents Denver Film Society at external networking meetings, special and community events
- Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- Understand and appreciate the mission of the Denver Film Society
- B.A. or B.S. degree in related field, arts, humanities, social sciences, or relevant work experience with minimum two-year’s proven track record in corporate and/or event sponsorship
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with critical thinking and analytical ability
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude in all sponsor and patron interactions, and persistent & detailed in development efforts
- Ability to effectively connect and work with wide range of internal & external personnel and with diverse communities
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, problem-solve and organize workload efficiently
- Ability to work equally well independently and as part of team
- Working computer software knowledge and use, primarily in Microsoft Office
- Reliable car, valid driver’s license and appropriate auto insurance
- Requires evening and weekend hours throughout the year on special programs
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position Status: Full-time

Compensation: Commensurate with work experience with opportunity for review and merit increase after first six (6) months of employment

Benefits: Comprehensive package will be offered for consideration

Start date: Immediately

Please direct all inquiries/questions to:
Patrick O’Brien, Director of Development
Denver Film Society
1510 York St., 3rd Floor
Denver, CO 80206
Patrick@denverfilm.org

Payroll Accountant

The Denver Art Museum seeks a payrool accountant. The payroll accountant is responsible for managing the bi-weekly payroll, compliance with regulations and filings, managing the Museum’s retirement plan, and month end reporting and analysis. The position requires adherence to internal control procedures in order to safeguard Museum assets.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately process bi-weekly payroll for over 250 FTE’s
    • Review payroll prior to submission for accuracy based on approved timesheets and applicable pay rates
    • Partner with human resources to ensure new employees, changes and terminations are accurately entered in the payroll system
    • Monitor staff timesheets to ensure timely submission and approval
  • Comply with regulatory reporting and filing requirements including garnishment management
  • Prepare, maintain, and review payroll reports including management reports and statutory filings
  • Monitor sick, vacation, administrative, and FMLA leave
  • Ensure timely distribution of the Museum’s W-2s in compliance with regulations
  • Manage the Museum’s RTD pass program including; pass distribution, review for eligibility, and payroll deductions
  • Reconcile monthly benefit statements to ensure accurate billing by vendors and payroll deductions and collaborate with human resources to investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Day to day management of the Museum’s 403(b) retirement plan
  • Support the completion of the annual personnel budget
  • Assist with the annual audit and 990 tax return
  • Provide support to other accounting team members as needed

Job Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent experience, CPP preferred
  • 3+ years of accounting or payroll processing experience
  • Experience with time/attendance and payroll systems, Paycom HRIS system preferred
  • Analytical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to plan and execute work independently
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Manages time to complete projects and assignments within agreed upon timeframes
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and accounting software
  • Knowledge of fund accounting and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Bilingual candidates preferred
  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties

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

 

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is January 28, 2015.

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

Manager of Volunteer Services

The Manager of Volunteer Services provides direction, supervision, and continuity to the implementation and execution of the volunteer program at the Denver Art Museum.  This position acts as primary liaison to the Volunteer Executive Board (the governing body of the volunteer corps) and the Volunteer President in the management of the volunteer council system.   This position maintains and supports relationships between the volunteer corps and the staff of the museum and serves as a positive resource for staff and all active and prospective volunteers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

•           Directs the day to day activities of the volunteer program in accordance with defined objectives of the museum’s leadership.

•           Manages and maintains all volunteer records and volunteer reporting; serves as database administrator for the museum’s volunteer database, Volgistics.

•           Works with staff liaisons and department leadership to ensure volunteer coverage as requested.

•           Ensures volunteer and council compliance with the prescribed rules of procedure.

•           Mentors volunteer leaders fostering strong relationships among and between volunteers and staff

•           Manages recruitment and placement of all new volunteers, including interviewing, onboarding, referral to councils, and orientation.

•           Responsible for responding to all volunteer related inquiries (phone, email, in person).

•           Involved with overall on-going strategic planning for volunteer program.

•           Communicates and conducts meetings with volunteers and provides on-going support and motivation.

•           In accordance with museum regulations, schedules and arranges meetings, trainings, special events for "all volunteers" and maintains DAM University information.

•           Oversees the continuing education, enrichment and appreciation programming for all volunteers.

•           Acts as resource for all volunteers and interacts daily with volunteers as needed.

•           Meets regularly with respective colleagues who are council staff liaisons to ensure proper communication, support and implementation of volunteer programs intradepartmentally.

•           Ensures proper communication flow to and from volunteers and staff; is institutional owner of the eGazette, an electronic volunteer communication tool.

•           Serves as staff liaison to volunteers as required, including to the flower council and staff aides.

•           Oversees the volunteer budgets and reporting.

•           Maintains and keeps up-to-date volunteer materials.

•           Designs and implements special volunteer projects/assignments as required.

•           Fosters a productive and harmonious work environment for both staff and volunteers.

•           Acts as an advocate for volunteers and for the Museum on the whole.

•           Other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

•           Volunteer Management and supervision

•           Knowledge of the Denver Art Museum’s departments and programs

•           Proven organizational ability

•           Demonstrated customer service skills

•           Tact and ability represent the Museum in a friendly, professional manner at all times.

•           Excellent interpersonal skills.

•           Ability to maintain diplomacy while being assertive.

•           Pleasant telephone voice; good grammar and diction.

•           Excellent spelling, grammar and business writing skills.

•           Thorough knowledge of general office procedures.

•           Skill in Microsoft Word, Excel and Volgistics database.

 EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

•           College degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
•           Experience managing a volunteer program similar in size and scope required.

•           Experience working with volunteers required.

•           Experience working with a museum preferred.

•           Experience working in a database preferred.

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

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is January 30, 2015.

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

Administrative Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Administrative Assistant for the Volunteer Services Department. Each year, more than 1,800 volunteers contribute time to the Museum. Their commitment greatly enhances the Museum's mission. The Administrative Assistant creates a welcoming atmosphere for volunteers, staff, guests and potential volunteers by being friendly, engaging, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and responsive. The Administrative Assistant coordinates the work flow of the application process of new volunteers and attends to the logistical needs of all volunteers.

Successful candidates will possess exceptional customer services skills, will be highly organized, demonstrate refined communication skills and have the ability to meet tight deadlines. Additionally, candidates must be detail-oriented, have the ability to function independently and manage a multi-faceted workload. Ability to prioritize and balance the needs of multiple individuals while maintaining flexibility is critical.

It is essential that this person be a quick learner and able to think on their feet.  Microsoft Office skills are a must. Candidates must have at least one year administrative experience and exceptional customer service experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by the close of business on January 30, 2015 at www.dmns.org/jobs

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. No phone calls please.

Security Officers

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for Security Officers to work evenings and weekends. This position is charged with the frontline protection of the institutions human and physical assets by observing, patrolling, monitoring and controlling access for the entire Museum facility complex.

Founded in 1900, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has grown into a leader in educational and entertainment venues. Serving on average 1.4 million guests a year including over 200,000 school children, Security Officers have a unique opportunity to protect not only some of the world’s priceless artifacts but also helping to ensure a memorable experience for our guests.

This highly customer service oriented position is responsible for securing premises, ensuring the safety of staff and guests by patrolling, by foot, the over 600,000 square foot building and through the monitoring of surveillance equipment. Candidates will also work outside directing traffic and way-finding for guests arriving to the Museum.

Security Officers also prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; imparting information to and ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests.

Successful candidates will have stellar written and verbal communications skills as they are expected to provide exceptional customer service to guests and staff including completion of reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and obtaining signatures.

In this highly team oriented environment successful candidates must be able to work together with current Security Officers, the Denver Police Department and other staff members.

  • Candidates must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as former security, police or military service, or equivalent related service.
  • At minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certified preferred. If the candidate is not certified must have the ability to obtain.
  • Certified Protection Officer (CPO) desirable.
  • Candidate must also be able to pass drug screen, background and guard physical exams. Veterans encouraged to apply.

Please apply online and submit cover letter and resume, until filled, at www.dmns.org/jobs

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. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position. No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. 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.

 

 

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. 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. No phone calls, please.

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.

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.