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Special Events and Sponsorship Manager

Department: Fund Development
Apply at: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/498111.html 
Application Deadline: January 7, 2017

Position Summary:    
The Butterfly Pavilion is seeking Special Events and Sponsorship Manager who is responsible for the planning, logistics, event programming and execution, which includes supporting committee, board and staff in soliciting sponsorships, ticket sales and donated items.  This also includes meeting planning, pre- and post-sponsor communications, and all reporting. This position is responsible for planning 5 events including three after hours, one major gala and one VIP donor event.

In addition to event management, this position will assist in corporate sponsorship prospecting, proposal generation and support in fundraising for corporate investment in our mission.

The Sponsorship & Events Assistant also provides support for preparing invoices, email communications, and donor database functions. This position is a vital member of the development staff and will assist with a variety of fundraising and community activities

Essential Functions:

The Special Events and Sponsorship Manager Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement overall planning the Butterfly Pavilion Gala. This includes identifying and contacting potential sponsors, developing and maintaining relationships, planning and running meetings with vendors, committee and board members and making proposals/following up with prospective sponsors. [Does this also include the entire auction, both live and silent?]
  • Handle all gala and special event stewardship, administration, and reporting. This includes managing sponsored days, all pre- and post-sponsor communications, tracking and regularly reporting key program statistics, and maintaining appropriate program records.
  • Work with Marketing Department to coordinate marketing and collateral for all events and annual campaigns.
  • Lead coordinator for the 4 tasting series event at Butterfly Pavilion. Duties include in-kind food and alcohol collection, volunteer coordination, developing materials, planning and executing event logistics, all aspects of the event, and other affiliated duties.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of other donor cultivation and stewardship events.
  • Provide back-up to the Finance Department for gift processing functions as needed, including entering donations and gifts-in-kind, donor database support, and donor acknowledgments.
  • Assist with other Development Department functions as needed, including annual giving and employer campaigns, giving societies, and donor research, as requested by the Director of Fund Development.
  • Attend community events, employer fairs, and other meetings, to promote organizational goals and encourage engagement with Butterfly Pavilion through financial support and/or volunteering.
  • Assist and cultivate volunteers for departmental needs including committee members.
  • Assist and cultivate corporate sponsorships for exhibits and events.

Additional Duties:

Qualifications / Experience

  • Fundraising and development experience
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong results-oriented professional.
  • Grace under pressure.
  • Experience in events coordination and planning.
  • Strong technical and computer skills
  • Successful major event fundraising
  • BA or higher

Special Event Manager

  1. Project/Time Management
  2. Department knowledge
  3. Detail oriented
  4. Fund Development
  5. Attention to Detail
  6. Initiative
  7. Task Management and Completion
  8. Teamwork and Cooperation

Development Associate

Department: Fund Development
Apply at: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/498113.html 
Application Deadline: January 7, 2017 

Position Summary:    
The Butterfly Pavilion is seeking a Development Associate who is responsible for supporting the fund development with critical research, prospecting, donor support and development.

You will be expected to support annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, planning, and ultimately supporting soliciting major gifts from foundation, corporate and general gift donors.

In addition to prospecting, this position will manage donor communications, donor and sponsor fulfillment, meeting setting and database administration.

Essential Functions:

Development Associate Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update Donor Database (NEON) with critical details of current targets and future prospects
  • Support executive and director level staff with research, meeting setting, call book preparation and information gathering
  • Manage and provide all requested donor items including tickets, tax items and invitations to special events
  • Lead coordinator for staff support fundraising
  • Lead low dollar fundraising outreach for sponsorships and booth space sales
  • Lead researcher for new prospects for fundraising including grant scoring support, corporate targeting and donor history prep.
  • Provide back-up to the Finance Department for gift processing functions as needed, including entering donations and gifts-in-kind, donor database support, and donor acknowledgments.
  • Assist with other Development Department functions as needed, including annual giving and employer campaigns, giving societies, and donor research, as requested by the Director of Fund Development.
  • Attend community events, employer fairs, and other meetings, to promote organizational goals and encourage engagement with Butterfly Pavilion through financial support and/or volunteering.
  • Support with the collection of inkind gifts.

Additional Duties:

Qualifications / Experience

  • Strong database skills
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong results-oriented professional.
  • Grace under pressure.
  • Experience in research and sponsorship fulfillment.
  • Strong technical and computer skills
  • BA or higher

Special Event Manager

  1. Project/Time Management
  2. Technically Savvy
  3. Detail oriented
  4. Fund Development
  5. Attention to Detail
  6. Initiative
  7. Task Management and Completion
  8. Teamwork and Cooperation

Cultural Membership Specialist

Opening Date: 12/5/16
Closing Date: 1/6/17
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Town of Parker Cultural Department (Parker Arts), PACE Center 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO 80138

Job Summary
This full-time position is responsible for developing and implementing plans that initiate, grow, and maintain long-term membership relationships that lead to the fulfillment of the Cultural Department's annual fundraising goals. Working with the Development Manager, this position is expected to increase the current portfolio of Family Circle Memberships by creating a long-term growth strategy and by administering all aspects of the membership program including maintaining the membership database, creating direct mail and electronic membership communications, coordinating membership events, evaluating and analyzing data, and preparing reports for dissemination. A successful candidate will be passionate about Parker Arts and telling its story, and will be intuitive, a strong problem solver, detail-oriented, technologically savvy, emotionally intelligent, hardworking, and a good listener. Work schedule will vary and requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities
For more information on job functions and requirements please view the full job description available on the employment page of our website, www.parkeronline.org, under 'Job Descriptions.'

Essential Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A High School Degree and a minimum of two years of experience in non-profit annual membership programs, individual giving programs or a closely related area is required.
  • Bachelor degree or college courses in non-profit management, performing arts, communications or related area is preferred. Minimum of one year experience with a donor database is preferred.
  • Knowledge of, experience in, and/or strong interest in arts and culture is preferred.


NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to foster relationships with members and donors.
  • Excellent oral, writing and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point is required. A qualified candidate is expected to have knowledge of mail merge, basic spreadsheet formulas, and charts and graphs creation.
  • Strong customer service skills and willingness to help.
  • Knowledgeable or intuitive as it relates to social media, website and other forms of digital media and technology.
  • Ability to assist in planning, implementing and setting up events.
  • Ability to create and maintain budgets.
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.
  • Must be highly motivated, organized and able to manage several high-priority projects simultaneously as well as adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Must have current Colorado Driver's License or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search and motor vehicle record (MVR) check is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as workload demands and as assigned.

Additional Information
Work Hours will vary.  Day, evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required.

An online application for this position is required and can be completed by going to the employment page of the Town of Parker website, www.parkeronline.org/employment. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date of the job posting.  Applications and resumes from 3rd party sites will not be accepted.

Please contact jobs@parkeronline.org for questions regarding this job posting.

Development Director

Thank you for considering employment with WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette, CO. WOW! is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers all employees a fun and friendly working environment. We are dedicated to providing educational interactive exhibits, activities and programs for all children – bringing families together in a creative environment that sparks imagination, inspires learning through play, and supports school readiness. We serve over 80,000 visitors per year and operate with a $590K budget - $175K of which currently comes from contributions. We are seeking an enthusiastic Development Director with a proven record of success to lead the organization’s ongoing fundraising efforts.

Send a resume and cover letter to jennifer@wowchildrensmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

Employee Classification: Exempt, Full-time
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week, flexible hours with ability to work from home
Compensation: The salary for this position is $50,000
Reports To: Executive Director

Job Purpose: The Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the Museum, raising $175K annually to support our mission to provide educational interactive exhibits, activities and programs for all children. Primary duties include individual donor cultivation, grant writing, corporate sponsorship solicitation, and database management.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Oversee annual development plan and donor cultivation strategy

  • Develop and manage the organization’s fundraising plan
  • Manage development department budget
  • Maintain Altru database for accurate accounting of all fundraising revenue and produce reports for funders and the board of directors, as needed

2. Grant Writing

  • Prepare grant proposals and reports for foundation, corporate and government funders
  • Work with program staff to identify funding related projects
  • Research new funding prospects

3. Special Events Management

  • Oversee annual fundraising event, including corporate sponsorship and auction item solicitation

4. Donor Communications

  • Organize solicitation drives and annual giving campaign for pledges of ongoing support from individuals and corporations
  • Develop and manage individual donor base; cultivate major gifts
  • Manage gift acknowledgement process to ensure donors are thanked in a timely manner

5. Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training

  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Keep up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language
  • Assist in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience: 3 years of development experience with a nonprofit; resourceful in different types of funding opportunities; experience working with foundations and senior corporate executives.

Skills & Abilities: Strong grant writing, project management, and communication skills are essential. Experience with fundraising databases preferred. Must be detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines; have strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively; have strong partnership-building and outstanding people skills.

Executive Director

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that has been forging inspiring partnerships between businesses & the arts for over 30 years. We are 145 member businesses and over 60,000 employees, from all sectors, choosing to be at the exciting intersection of arts and business in Colorado.

Mission: Advance Colorado’s creative economy by connecting business and arts.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides strong, innovative and collaborative leadership and is responsible for the achievement of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA)’s mission, vision and financial objectives and leads fundraising efforts for the organization. 

Responsibilities
Fund Development

  • Work with the Board and staff to meet diverse fund development objectives to further the mission of the organization.
  • Oversee the development and management of fundraising campaigns and events, government and private grant applications and execution, corporate giving programs, earned revenue and membership growth to secure adequate funds with a focus on general operating and program support.
  • Cultivate and solicit sponsorships, corporate memberships, individual donations, grant opportunities and other new or existing funding opportunities.

Leadership

  • Empower, engage and inform Board of Directors and staff.
  • Provide leadership in developing financial, organizational and program plans with the Board and staff.
  • Provide mission driven direction to staff, Board and volunteers.
  • Work with the Board and staff to ensure CBCA has a long-range strategic plan to ensure ongoing relevance, stability and success for the organization.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the cultural and business communities.
  • Facilitate and support the work of the Board and its subcommittees.
  • Manage and implement general HR duties. These duties include: hiring, reviewing and firing staff; organizing staff benefits, such as health insurance; updating and supervising employee policies.

Fiscal Management

  • Work with the Board and staff to ensure the financial health of the organization and meet all legal and tax requirements.
  • Lead the Board Treasurer and staff in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Ongoing oversight of the budget, revenues and expenditures.

Public Relations & Marketing

  • Serve as spokesperson for the organization and clearly articulate the mission and activities of the organization to the media, funders, corporate members, community partners/leaders, and other stakeholders. 
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with businesses, cultural organizations, artists, donors and government agencies to enhance CBCA's value to the community. 
  • Oversee marketing and communications efforts to increase public awareness and promote consistent image.
  • Maintain current and foster new relationships with other public and nonprofit agencies, businesses and individuals to further the mission of the organization. 

Program and Event Oversight

  • Oversee the management of all programs and events to increase quality, involvement, and achieve CBCA’s mission.
  • Ensure that the events and programs are aligned with mission and goals of CBCA.
  • Ensure effective systems to track progress, regularly evaluate and measure success of CBCA’s programs, events, member benefits and overall impact.

Requirements
Qualities 

  • Dynamic, energetic, engaging leader who:
    • Possesses superb verbal and written communication skills
    • Has the ability to serve as an inspiring spokesperson for the organization
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about both the arts and cultural community as well as the business sector.
  • Strong work ethic and can develop a highly productive work environment while demonstrating flexibility
  • Able to manage pressure, multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
  • Comfortable working on a small, collaborative team
  • Demonstrates a high level of business and financial acumen
  • Able to work with a variety of stakeholders and target audiences

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. A Master's degree in nonprofit management, business or an arts-related field is preferred
  • Management experience is required. Management experience in the nonprofit, corporate or cultural sector is preferred
  • Experience in budget development and oversight
  • Proven track record in fundraising
  • The ability to build productive relationships with diverse groups and individuals
  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a record of success in working with a Board, staff, community members and supporters of an organization is preferred
  • Experience with the Metro Denver and/or statewide arts and cultural sector is preferred
  • Strong computer skills with PC operating systems, such as Microsoft Office and Outlook, is required. Experience with QuickBooks is preferred
  • Willing to work occasional evening and weekend hours

Compensation and Benefits 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Compensation includes health benefits and paid annual vacation.
 
To apply, email a cover letter, resume and salary history to: chris.ross2@usbank.com by January 9, 2017. No phone calls, please.

Financial Operations Assistant

The Bug Performance and Media Art Center, aka "The Bug Theatre" is seeking a part-time Financial Operatinos Assistant. The Financial Operations Assistant is a paid training position that assists the Financial Operations Manager with the intent of replacing the current Financial Operations Manager by March 2017.

Duties that the Financial Operations Assistant will learn, assist with, and eventually take over are as follows:

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Ledger, Data Entry and Log Keeping
  • Payroll
  • Budgeting for Overhead and Special Projects
  • Budget and Forecast Performance Reporting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Preparing Financial Information for Grant Applications
  • Preparing Tax Documents
  • Prepare and Make Deposits to Company Bank Account

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles, nonprofit business structure and tax code as it applies to nonprofit organizations.
  • Computer proficiency and a familiarity with Finance, tax, payroll, and record-keeping applications.
  • General familiarity with the grant writing process

Extra consideration will be given to applicants who have an appreciation of the Arts and are familiar with The Bug Theatre and its programming.

Optional duties include: seeking and submitting grant applications and sponsorship requests for a percentage of funding received, and working the occasional evening shift at the Box Office or Concessions Stand during events.

This is a part time position that averages approximately 5 hours of work a week as Financial Operations Assistant and approximately 10 hours a week as Financial Operations Manager. The schedule is extremely flexible and self-paced as long as deadlines are met.

The Bug Theater is a 501(c)3 nonprofit multimedia venue that curates, produces and hosts live theatre, independent film, standup comedy, dance, live music and other events. Our emphasis is on supporting emerging artists, original works and local organizations.

The Bug Performance and Media Art Center is a non-profit organization that seeks to foster a supportive community of artists in Denver by providing the opportunity for the development of unique voices, a diverse audience, and dynamic programming. We believe in the spirit of artistry as the driving force behind every production, respecting the integrity of the creative individual, and the power of shared artistic experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to: joni@bugtheatre.info  
Application Deadline: December 21, 2016

The Bug Performance and Media Art Center provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Research Associate - Floristics

Job Summary
The Denver Botanic Gardens is seek a Research Associate - Florisitcs. This position is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD) and building the collection through targeted botanical surveys. This position will take a primary role in botanical survey project development, oversight, and quality control. Job duties include logistical planning, preparation and execution, report writing, grant proposals, data analysis, volunteer coordination, and data management. 

Career Type: Full-time

Compensation: $18 per hour

Qualifications
Master's degree (M.A.) or at least five years of experience in botany, taxonomy, biology, ecology, environmental sciences or related area. Knowledge of botanical nomenclature and plant systematics, database management, global position systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS), and Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access) are essential. Working knowledge of the flora of Colorado and/or western North America and experience conducting botanical surveys is required. Experience curating specimens is desirable. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, needs excellent time management skills, good interpersonal skills, and capable of supervising and working with staff and volunteers. Position requires splitting time between outside fieldwork and office work. Must be physically capable of spending long days working outside in potentially adverse conditions and carrying heavy equipment (approximately 30 pounds). Must be capable of performing fieldwork demands when required, including but not limited to frequent travel during the summer, including twelve plus hour days, trips of multiple days, and frequent camping.

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

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Guest Services Host

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Laboratory Assistant to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:
This Host is primarily responsible for providing outstanding guest service by accurately monitoring Museum access, ushering in the IMAX and Gates Planetarium theaters, and can include cashiering, data entry and school entrance greeting. The position will also provide guests with up-to-date information about the Museum, IMAX Theater, Gates Planetarium and Temporary Exhibits in a friendly and professional manner. Advancement available for motivated staff.

Successful candidates will be:

  • Welcoming
  • Available
  • Helpful
  • Knowledgeable
  • Efficient

Requirements:

  • Available to work four days a week
  • Able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Able to go up and down stairs in the IMAX and Planetarium theaters and move quickly entering and exiting theaters multiple times per day.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience working with customers face to face and at least 6 months working in a fast paced environment.
  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish/English)

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 23, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=716

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please. 

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

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

Security Officer (part-time)

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Security Officer to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:
This position is responsible for the front line protection of the institution’s human and physical assets by reporting irregularities; imparting information to and ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests.

Will be required to work a variety of shifts, to include days, evenings, and overnights.  
Will be required to work some weekends AND Holidays.

Physical Security

  •  Observes, patrols, monitors and controls access for the entire Museum facility complex.
  •  Reports safety and security discrepancies.

Emergency Response

  •  Immediately responds to and assists in the coordination of emergency incidents.
  •  Participates in crowd control.
  •  Remains calm during stressful situations.
  •  Communicates to guest and staff information appropriate for each situation.

Customer Service and Service Requests 

  • Maintains a balance of customer service, legal behavior and adherence to procedures while enforcing Museum rules and policies.
  • Works with guests to address their concerns/issues in a helpful manner.

Department Engagement

  • Maintains required training certifications in First aid and CPR annually.
  • Understands functionality of new security system.
  • Attends daily briefings.
  • Attends customer service training when provided.
  • Provides special escorts.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service to guests and staff including completion of reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and obtaining signatures
  • Must be able to work together with current Security Officers, the Denver Police Department and other staff members
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 years’ experience in security, police, military, or equivalent related service
  • At minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 19, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=717

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please. 

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

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.

Collections Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Collections Assistant to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:
This position works with collections managers and vertebrate paleontology curators to help ensure proper collection storage, documentation, accessibility, and long term preservation of non-federal vertebrate paleontology collections for use in research, education, and exhibits, and to fulfill trust obligations of the museum for the preservation of collections. This is a term position funded by the National Science Foundation to support collections care and a large-scale move of collections to the new Avenir Collections Center at DMNS.

Essential duties:

  • Collections support prepares and curates collections
  • Works with vertebrate paleontology collections following DMNS policies and procedures; including inventory, data clean-up, data entry, resolution of data discrepancies, and imaging.
  • Manages and oversees the work of volunteers and interns working on Collections Projects.
  • Ensures all curation tasks follow established policies and procedures.
  • Ensures human health and safety during collection activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in natural sciences or related field required.
  • 1 years’ experience handling museum collections required.
  • 1 years’ experience with relational databases required. 

Ideal candidate will have:
Experience working with vertebrate collections, specifically the identification and management of Pleistocene and Cretaceous vertebrates from North America. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of collections practices including cataloging, imaging, databases, and storage. Candidate must be organized and have experience with computers and software including Excel, Word, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, and a Museum database (e.g., Ke EMu).

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 18, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=718

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please. 

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

Preparator

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Preparator to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

This position provides supervisory and technical support to the Department of Earth Sciences (DES) Laboratories in order to ensure that the labs function efficiently and that specimens are prepared at the highest professional standards. Coordinates with the Chief Preparator to supervise and manage preparation volunteers in the DES Lab. Supports curator driven field activities and provides supervision and leadership of volunteer activities while in the field. Provides molding and casting expertise as leader of the Lab and supports the discipline of paleontology to maintain the Museum’s efforts to deliver world-class research, curation, and outreach.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities for staff, but supervises and trains volunteers.

Essential Duties:

Maintains an active and safe fossil preparation program in the Lab and Field

  • Provides direct supervision of lab and field volunteers, interns, and part-time staff.
  • Supports volunteer training in the Lab by providing at least one course per year.
  • Practices and teaches professional preparation as directed by the Chief Preparator in consultation with the appropriate Curators.
  • Practices and teaches research-grade molding and casting in consultation with the appropriate Curators.
  • Manages supplies and equipment maintenance in all DES Laboratories
  • Supports Curator fieldwork efforts (quarrying, managing logistics, setup/teardown of field camp, cooking, and other camp management duties and tasks) throughout the year

Implements preparation of specimens for the museum’s collections

  • Provides support to Curators through preparation, assisting in the field, and in research projects as requested.
  • Oversees and manages a high-quality molding and casting laboratory.
  • Prepares fossils as directed by the Chief Preparator 
  • Provides preparation expertise as needed to other areas of the museum.
  • Orders supplies as needed for the lab and field.

Attends SVP meeting or Preparators conference at least every other year.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required, Geology/Paleontology/Biology focus preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience in aspects of specimen preparation required.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required. 

Ideal Candidate will have:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is home to the largest volunteer-driven paleontology program in the world, with volunteers active in every aspect of laboratory and field work. Curator-driven research at DMNS is global in scope and encompasses many aspects of Earth Sciences research including geology, invertebrate paleo, vertebrate paleo, and paleobotany. The Earth Sciences Laboratories at DMNS are essential to supporting these efforts. Field sites, and associated specimens, are largely from Jurassic through Pleistocene sites in the Rocky Mountain region (e.g., Hell Creek, Kaiparowits, Fruitland/Kirtland, Denver, Willwood fms) but several active international projects supply the lab with specimens as well (e.g., Madagascar Paleontology Project).

The ideal candidate will have experience in a museum laboratory setting working with many aspects of specimen preparation (e.g., macro-preparation, micro-preparation, acid preparation, archival cradling, geological and histological thin sectioning, molding and casting). They should also have experience co-leading or managing large field efforts (planning, setup/teardown, cooking, quarrying, prospecting). All involve volunteer participation, so experience training and managing a volunteer group is essential. Willingness to work long hours, and spend several continuous weeks in the field per year, is a plus.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 16, 2015 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=714Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please. 

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

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.

Volunteer Program Coordinator

The Butterfly Pavilion seeks an out-going, creative part-time Volunteer Program Coordinator to assist in the growth of our volunteer team, which supports all departments of our nonprofit zoo. This individual will assist in recruitment, training, retention and appreciation of Butterfly Pavilion volunteers.

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.

Regular Duties:

  • Provide appreciation and support to volunteer team in all departments as needed on a daily basis
  • Help design, implement and evaluate volunteer trainings, events and education sessions throughout the year
  • Oversee Corporate Volunteer Program, including outreach to new partners, logistics during group projects and follow-up once groups complete projects
  • Supervise Summer Teen Volunteer Program, including Youth Program Intern, in the areas of recruitment , communication, trainings, scheduling and recognition of participants
  • Develop, track, communicate with and retain a thriving group of event volunteers to support public and private evets throughout the year
  • Post to social media and other websites for recruitment, search engine optimization and communication with the volunteer team
  • Work directly with Volunteer Leadership Council in development of volunteer-led committees
  • Attend and assist with special events throughout the year, often on weekends and evenings

Qualifications:

  • Experience in volunteer leadership, coordination and program development
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • Proficiency with social media, Microsoft Office Suite, Volgistics and SEO techniques
  • Exceptional verbal and writing communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and creativity
  • High energy and the ability to be flexible with day-to-day changes
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with staff and volunteer from all backgrounds

Key Competencies:

  • Project and time management
  • Communication
  • Relationship building and teamwork
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Leadership skills and taking initiative
  • Departmental knowledge
  • Innovative thinking
  • Technologically Savvy

Work Schedule: Part-time (20 hours per week) including one weekend day;  schedule may be adjusted to accommodate events, trainings and meeting that lie outside of normal hours. 

Application Deadline: December 16, 2016

Apply URL: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/495218.html

Group Services Assistant

Multiple Positions Needed

Level - Entry
Job Location - Denver
Compensation - $10-$12/hr
Position Type - Part Time
Job Shift - Any
Education Level - Bachelor / Undergraduate

Welcome to the 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 Denvers 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.

Under the direction of the group services manager, this position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service while continuing to generate/cultivate strong relationships and process sales requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in on-site reception for school and youth visitors
  • Maintain strong knowledge of museum programs and offerings
  • Logistical booking and processing of group sales transactions in the museums ticketing system, ATMS
  • Assist with special projects related to the education group sales program as assigned
  • Provide sales and administrative support
  • Assist in on-site reception for events
  • Assist in processing education and transportation funds
  • Print computerized invoices, receipts and reports as requested
  • Assist with special projects related to group services including school, youth, college, adult and aging population groups
  • Provide sales and administrative support to new and existing clients
  • Answer telephone and email inquiries for visitors/prospects requiring assistance
  • Process inbound sales orders

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends museum staff and volunteer meetings as needed
  • Will be required to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Other duties as assigned/directed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting towards meeting established objectives
  • Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to analyze data and develop results and conclusions
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

  • College diploma or equivalent work experience

EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidates should possess a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a customer service environment
  • Experience working in a ticketing environment preferred
  • Previous museum or cultural experience preferred

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

  • Computer, printer, calculator, cash register, credit card machines, other typical office equipment

Accounting Associate

Position Summary: Colorado Ballet is seeking a motivated individual for a position as an accounting associate for our office in the Arts District on Santa Fe. This is an ideal entry-level position in the accounting field. Hours are (approximately) 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. This position is full-time with benefits and will be paid a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the accounts payable process, from receipt of invoices to fund disbursement
  • Preparing and entering journal entries
  • Putting together various periodic Excel spreadsheet reports
  • Entering, tracking, and making cash and check deposits
  • Accounting for credit card deposits
  • Other tasks as assigned

Skills and Technical Knowledge:

  • Professional appearance and friendly demeanor
  • Outgoing personality
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Strong computer skills including solid experience with MS Office products
  • Prior experience with a general ledger is ideal
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged.

Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

Vikings Historical Enactor

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Historical Enactor to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

Historical enactors for Vikings Exhibition at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, to perform and facilitate as historically accurate first-person character in costume.  Provides educational, engaging, accurate, dynamic, and interactive enactment programming including demonstrations, storytelling, theatrical performances, and in one-on-one conversations with visitors.

Position is part time, and runs January-August 2017.

Required Qualifications:

  • Performing as enactor for 6-8 hour shifts for families, adults, school groups, and diverse audiences.
  • 3-4 shifts a week (weekdays and weekends) plus some evenings, to include regular shifts working with Museum visitors, special events, and media engagements.
  • Researching, developing, and learning to portray an accurate historical character from the Viking culture; wear historically accurate clothing, use props and Museum collections objects.
  • Attending regular team meetings and contribute to problem-solving, team building, and enactment skills training
  • Timeliness, flexibility, reliability, team-mindedness, self-starter, and strong work ethic required.

Audition will be group interview format on the morning of Friday, December 16th.  Candidates will be asked to present a 3-5 minute enactment performance followed by (and/or including) interaction with a small audience; please bring and include an object or piece of clothing of your choosing that is related to your enacted character.  Additional group activities and one-on-one interview will also be part of the interview.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 13, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=711

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

No phone calls please. 

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.

Lab Programs Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Lab Programs Assistant to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

This positions helps maintain interactive Biology Base Camp (BBC) educational space within Expedition Health (EH) exhibit by providing restocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting support through our molecular lab. Maintains live cultures of invertebrates and bacteria for visitors to interact with in BBC. Works with volunteer teams to maintain lab spaces in collaboration with Health Science Department Staff. Supports programs staff through organ preparation and other day-to-day maintenance.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
  • Organ dissection and preparation skills preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 9, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=713  

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

No phone calls please. 

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

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 Director of Education.

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) and every Friday at Boulder Preparatory School.

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 Justice High School and BMoCA Staff
  • Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
  • Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to Justice High School 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 
  • 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:
This position will begin immediately. 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 nicole@bmoca.org or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Public Program Manager, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

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

Start Date: Immediately

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

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $5 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and educators. 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.

Development Special Events Manager

We are the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  We are best known for our touring Broadway shows and Tony-winning theatre, but as a not-for-profit organization that serves the entire Rocky Mountain region with the best arts programming and education possible, we’re so much more than that.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applicants for the position of Development Special Events Manager.  This position participates in fundraising for The Denver Center for the Performing Arts by supporting programs including Theatre Company Productions and DCPA Education outreach programs.  This positions works closely with the Associate Director of Development, Special Events to manage the annual DCPA gala, Saturday Night Alive, the annual Women with Hattitude Luncheon, and other fundraising events throughout the year. The position also helps manage the DCPA’s volunteer fundraising guild, The Denver Center Alliance.

Primary duties include:

  • Participates in planning and establishing fundraising strategies, goals and plans for the DCPA, specifically focusing on special events.  Works with entire development staff to:
    • Develop annual goals
    • Identify prospects and solicitation plan
    • Establish financial procedures
  • Manages all fundraising special events to ensure consistent, high quality events while meeting budgeted net goals.  Duties include but are not limited to: budget development and management, sponsor and donation acquisition, donor recognition, sales and marketing, and event day-of organization. Manages RSVP lists, seating requests and processes ticket orders.
  • Oversees fundraising volunteer group, The Denver Center Alliance.  Provides direction and strategic plan for the Alliance as it relates to the year’s development goals and DCPA programming. Develops personal relationships with volunteers resulting in contributions, memberships and ticket sales. Attends monthly board meetings and Alliance events throughout the year.
  • Attends development and theatre events to maintain donor/volunteer relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Development.

Requirements Include:

  • Expert knowledge of event planning.
  • Expert knowledge of written and verbal communication.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Education
Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, marketing, arts management or business or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 

Experience
Minimum 3 years' experience in fundraising capacity, preferably in large arts or cultural institutions 

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive organization.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.   EOE M/F/D/VThis position is a full-time position with benefits.  If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org.  No phone calls please.

Director of Marketing & Audience Development

Employment Type: Full Time
Applications Deadline: Accepted Until Filled
Start Date: Immediate
Apply Here: http://www.denverbrass.org/marketing-audiencedevelopmentposition

The Internationally renowned Denver Brass (501c3) is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic specialist in the field of Marketing, Public Relations and Audience Development to expand the presence and visibility of The Denver Brass throughout the region and beyond. The top priority for the person in this position is to increase audience attendees and ticket sales through both creative and traditional marketing methods. Knowledge and experience in Website Management, Social media engagement, ad/brochure/program design are required. A degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or professional equivalent, is required. Telephone and personal communication skills that will develop relationships with media, donors, volunteers and audience members are essential.

The Ideal candidate will have a background in music and be passionate about reaching new audiences and increasing ticket sales. This is a full-time benefitted position, pay commensurate with experience and skill set.  Work days are generally Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours aligning with Denver Brass performances. Additional responsibilities may include stage management and assistance with concert development.  Experience with photography and/or video are pluses.  For more details, visit www.DenverBrass.org/Marketing-AudienceDevelopmentPosition.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Marketing
    • Design and implement a comprehensive and creative marketing plan.
    • Design and implement all advertising campaigns.
    • Design and disseminate all press releases and calendar postings.
    • Design and implement all postal service & electronic mailings.
    • Establish personal relationship with all key advertising media.
    • Design & implement social media activities & campaigns.
    • Develop and implement group sales campaigns.
    • Assemble and create concert programs; oversee printing and delivery.
    • Oversee planning and production of season brochure.
    • Maintain website news and concert sections, accurate, up-to-date, engaging, and consistent with organizational image and vision.
    • Oversee volunteer marketing patron program.
  • Public Relations
    • Guide visionary approaches to branding and communications.
    • Oversee presentation of organizational brand and vision.
    • Raise organizational visibility in both the arts & general community.
    • Secure visibility via TV & radio interviews, special stories, media critics, and more.
    • Oversee in-house and external graphic design.
  • Technology
    • Possess experience in website editing and maintenance.
    • Grow online supporter base and traffic.
    • Manage database programs.
  • Other Duties, including, but not limited to:
    • Stage Manager for season and major concerts.
    • Work with production team on performance presentation.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter, problem-solver and creative-thinker.
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications or similar degree or professional equivalent.
  • Knowledge of computer and web technology.
  • Understanding of current social trends and the resulting impact on arts presentation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, including Publisher, Excel, Access.
  • Background in music is preferred .
  • Strong analytical and administrative skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Exemplary verbal communication skills both in person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Group management skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience in non-profit arts preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. 
  • Valid driver’s license and car for travel to concerts.

Please submit a résumé and cover letter to info@denverbrass.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered. Submissions will be acknowledged. The Denver Brass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Box Office Clerk 

POSITION PURPOSE:

Provides efficient and courteous customer service to all patrons of the Arvada Center, through phone, fax, in person service daily; including but not limited to class registration, ticket sales, gallery sales, etc.

HOURS AND PAY:

Non-traditional work schedule that can include weekday, evening and weekend hours (approx. 20 hours per week). Hours vary weekly based on business needs. Pay is $10.50 per hour.

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. 

SCOPE OF AUTHORITY:

Receives general supervision from the box office manager.  Daily priorities are established by supervisor and employee evaluates and responds to new situations which require immediate attention.  Defined procedures cover most duties.         

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Work is performed in a general office environment.  This position requires light physical effort by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.  This position typically works a non-traditional work schedule, which can include frequent evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or GED and a minimum of one (1) year customer service experience needed.  Experience in Microsoft Office and ticketing systems preferred.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

Requires use of various office equipment including standard office equipment, multiple line telephone, ticketing printer, and calculator. Software utilized include MS Office, Ticketing software (Tessitura), Google.

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@arvadacenter.org and put position title in subject line.

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

Part-Time Custodian

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Custodian for our Operations Department. 

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Custodian is a part-time position, with three 10-hour shifts per week on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.  This position has the responsibility of performing all custodial duties at Butterfly Pavilion including, but not limited to, restrooms, break rooms, drinking fountains, and emptying and cleaning receptacles.  This position is responsible for being a team member in ensuring a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and visitors.

FLSA: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Application Deadline: Open until filled- Repost

Anticipated Start Date: December 5, 2016

About Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion believes that an appreciation of the environment begins with an appreciation of all living things. Every day we teach the young and old alike about the need for conservation, because with knowledge and empowerment we will protect the world's natural habitats for generations to come. Our 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. We achieve that mission by providing engaging educational opportunities to 60,000 school children and nearly 300,000 visitors annually. Butterfly Pavilion is a Tier II member of the SCFD (Science and Cultural Facilities District) and is the eighth largest cultural facility in the Denver Metro area, attracting more than 4.5 million visitors in 18 years of operation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the United States and has become a prototype for many others. Our facility includes four indoor exhibit areas; eleven acres of public gardens; two educational classrooms; and event space, including a 2,200 square foot ballroom and patio overlooking Jefferson County Open Space. Looking forward, we are committed to providing the most enriching experience for our audience, being recognized as a scientific authority, and being a leading educational resource on invertebrates.

The Custodian may also be asked to assist with basic care of the outdoor portions of the facility. 

Essential Functions:

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

Qualification / Experiences

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

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

The expected hourly is $11.00 per hour. This position will be typically scheduled 30 hours per week with an additional 10 hour shift on occasion, depending on business needs. This position will be scheduled for three 10-hour shifts per week on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. A weekend day and some evenings are required for this position. A background check will be required.

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

No phone calls or drop-ins please

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

Plant Select® Executive Director

Organizational and Position Description:

Plant Select® is a program designed to seek out and distribute the very best plants for gardens from the High Plains to the Intermountain Region and beyond. Plant Select® is a 501-C3 Colorado Corporation cooperatively administered by a Board of Directors comprised of equal representation from Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado State University and Horticultural professionals. Plant Select® is currently composed of the following entities: Board, Marketing Committee, Propagation Committee, ad hoc committees, members, cooperators, licensees, evaluators, demonstration gardens, students, staff, and volunteers.

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for developing and executing an action plan with measurable outcomes from the Board Strategic Vision. An additional primary responsibility is the management of the operational relationships with the Plant Select® board, standing committees and ad hoc committees. In this role, the ED will require extensive board and committee service as well as careful attention to detail, implementation of educational outreach and research programs, volunteer coordination, plant exploration, monitoring and enforcing germplasm security, plant evaluation, contract administration, marketing and public relations.

The Executive Director administers an operating budget from funds collected from plant sale royalties, membership dues and grant funding. Responsibilities include participating actively in enforcing payment of membership and royalty fees to bolster income, serving as primary spokesperson for Plant Select® by coordinating media contact (e.g. articles for popular and scientific publications, speaking to the media and diverse audiences to enhance organizational support), monitoring and enforcing usage of Plant Select® and plant trade names, and patents, planning and development of all marketing and public relations materials, oversight role in coordinating evaluation programs of prospective germplasm, and identifying sources of and coordinating acquisition of prospective plant germplasm.

Characteristics of the Position:

Under general parameters defined by the Plant Select® Board, and with reasonable autonomy, perform a wide variety of duties to effectively manage the Plant Select® program including, but not limited to the following general items:  committees; enforcement of Plant Select logo and trade names; germplasm acquisition; revenue generation; budget; educational outreach; communication; public relations; marketing; plant evaluation; demonstration gardens; archives; web site; development and execution of strategic action plan, and license agreements. Responsible for interpreting and enforcing existing policies and methods relating to the management of Plant Select® and its assigned staff, by maintaining records, making regular contacts with committee members, members, cooperators, licensees, evaluators, horticultural professionals and the public.

Position location is flexible to either Northern Colorado (CSU) or Denver Metro Area (DBG).

Career Type: Full-time

Compensation: Salary will commensurate with experience. Executive Director has a unique opportunity to interface with both Colorado State University and Denver Botanic Gardens.

Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Possession of a BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in horticulture, botany, biology, plant taxonomy, plant sciences or business administration; and
  2. Requires at least five years of progressively responsible professional management and supervisory experience in non-profit managed organizations.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Requires proficient knowledge of: management practices with an emphasis on team and committee dynamics, multi-disciplinary group dynamics.
  • Requires ability to: communicate clearly and succinctly to diverse audiences; effectively manage multiple and diverse programs; identify, pursue and secure supplemental funding; design comprehensive protocols for efficient management and monitoring of diverse documentation and evaluation programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with botanical garden, university and green industry professionals and others.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Post graduate coursework or degree in horticulture or related field;
  • Proven track record in working effectively and cooperatively with disparate partnership organizations;
  • Demonstrated management and communication skills necessary to set goals, manage, lead and enroll employees and volunteers in the enthusiastic support of Plant Select® along with the visionary ability to propose and implement programs that will allow Plant Select® to realize its maximum potential in the 21st Century;
  • Ability to develop action and operation plans for diverse programmatic organizations (strategic plans, action plans, operation plans, budgets etc.);
  • Extensive knowledge of best management practices in plant exploration, plant importation and plant evaluation;
  • Extensive working knowledge of temperate horticulture and botany;
  • Extensive working knowledge of plant taxonomy, plant nomenclature, trademarking and plant patenting;
  • Ability to identify, pursue and secure supplemental funding; and
  • Highly developed ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to diverse audiences.

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

Executive Assistant

We are the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  We are best known for our touring Broadway shows and Tony-winning theatre, but as a not-for-profit organization that serves the entire Rocky Mountain region with the best arts programming and education possible, we’re so much more than that. 

The DCPA is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer.   

This individual will report directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer as well as the Chief Development Officer, providing executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO and CDO, and serves as a liaison to the Board of Trustees and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Executive Support

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the  CEO and CDO including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the CEO and CDO's schedules are followed and respected. Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO and CDO's time and office.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO and CDO with Board of Trustees, donors and foundation staff, and other stakeholders on matters related to CEO and CDO's programmatic initiatives.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO and CDO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Assists in determining the appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO and CDO to keep each well-informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately as needed. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the CEO and CDO updated.
  • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the CEO and CDO, some of which may have an organizational impact.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO's ability to effectively lead the company.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.

Board of Trustee Support

  • Serves as the CEO's administrative liaison to DCPA’s Board of Trustees.
  • Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all Trustees.
  • As needed, provides administrative support during Board of Trustee meeting, Board Committee meetings and executive leadership meetings.

Senior Management Liaison

  • Participates as an adjunct member of the internal executive team including assisting in scheduling meetings and attending meetings as needed.
  • Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and all-staff meetings.
  • Ensures that the CEO and CDO's bios are kept updated, and responds to requests for materials regarding the CEO, CDO and the organization in general.
  • Edits and completes first drafts for written communications to external stake holders.
  • Follows up on contacts made by the CEO and CDO.  Plus, supports the cultivation of these ongoing relationships.
  • Drafts acknowledgement letters from the CEO and CDO to donors.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, including staff, the Board of Trustees, external partners and donors.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Emotional maturity.
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to be extremely effective independently.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Forward looking thinker and planner, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required or work equivalent.
  • Strong work tenure: five to 10 years of experience supporting C-Level executives, preferably in a non-profit organization.
  • Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and fundraising.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.

This position is a full-time position with benefits. If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org. No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive organization.  All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.   Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  EOE M/F/D/V  

Chief Development Officer

Our client, the nation’s largest non-profit theater organization (Denver Center for the Performing Arts) is seeking a skilled, energetic and mission-focused executive who will cultivate and build relationships with the philanthropic community as their Chief Development Officer (CDO). The CDO, with the support of an eight-member development team, will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all fundraising activities. The CDO reports to the CEO but will also have significant direct interaction with the Board of Trustees and the Board Development Committee. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.  Substantial (ideally 8 or more years) of progressively responsible nonprofit development experience is required. Demonstrated expertise in crafting and successfully executing comprehensive strategic development programs to include individual giving, planned giving, corporate donations, foundation and government grants. 

Detailed Position Specifications are available by clicking this link: www.eflassociates.com/cdo-dcpa

To apply please send your resume and cover letter (if you wish) to Lauren McElderry, of EFL Associates at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Horticulture Internship

The Butterfly Pavilion is currently seeking a talented, enthusiastic individual to assist in our public horticulture programs as part of a team of experienced and hard-working staff and volunteers. This unpaid, academic internship will provide a well-rounded, hands-on educational experience in the field of zoological horticulture in a public setting. The vision of Butterfly Pavilion's Horticulture Department is to provide an enriching environment for Butterfly Pavilion's invertebrates while teaching the community about horticulture's role in conservation, especially through habitat gardening.

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.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or holding a degree in biology, botany, horticulture, environmental sciences, Natural Resources, Ecology or related fields
  • Interest in public horticulture, especially zoological horticulture
  • At least 1 year prior gardening experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Criminal background check and acceptable driving record required

Physical Requirements:

  • Free of tuberculosis in a communicable form.
  • Tetanus shot required.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds.
  • Able to travel independently to various sites.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, lift and carry.

Physical Conditions: While performing the responsibilities of the horticulture intern, the following characteristics are representative of the outdoor and conservatory environment the intern will encounter: high humidity, intense sunlight, heat, cold, wind, precipitation, uneven surfaces. While performing the duties of this job, the intern is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The intern should expect some exposure to mild chemicals such as rubbing alcohol, herbicides and vinegar.  The intern will also be occasionally exposed to a variety of living invertebrates.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, with occasional bursts of loud noise.

Regular Duties:

  • Collaborates with staff and volunteers in order to learn about the design, maintenance and interpretation of tropical and outdoor plant collections at the Butterfly Pavilion. Work may include plant and landscape care, habitat restoration, educational programming, data collection and record-keeping
  • Researches, executes and presents an independent study project in any of the above fields

Reports ToHorticulture Director
Deadlines for each term:  Rolling Open until Filled (Spring, Summer and Fall terms)
Hours per week: 2-3 days per week/16-24 hours per week, depending on school requirements          
Hours per week: 10-32 hours per week, depending on school requirements
Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: Julia McCleary, Volunteer Program Manager, at jmccleary@butterflies.org.

Urban Prairies Project Internship

Employment Type: Internship - Unpaid
Location: Westminster, CO, US
Classification of Position:  Part-time (between 15-20 hours a week)
Reports to: Butterfly Pavilion Horticulture Director
Anticipate Start Date: Negotiable
Stipend: When available

Job Description:
Urban Prairies Project Internship Description The Urban Prairies Project (UPP) is a collaboration between Butterfly Pavilion, local governments and other environmental organizations to restore urban and suburban open spaces for wildlife and human use. The UPP intern will gain experience in restoration and environmental monitoring while supporting the development of a strong restoration volunteer program.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or holding a degree in environmental education, environmental sciences, biology or other related fields At least one field season’s experience with field research and restoration methods – volunteer experience ok Strong organizational skills Regular Duties:
  • Works with Horticulture Director and Volunteer Manager to develop and lead volunteer training curricula for community restoration volunteers of all ages
  • With Butterfly Pavilion and open space staff, supports  restoration volunteers during work days: guiding activities, answering questions, providing on-the-job training, etc.
  • Works with Horticulture Director and open space staff to evaluate short-term success of restoration plans for two centerpiece open spaces in Broomfield and Westminster

Interested applicants should email a resume and a cover letter to:
Amy Yarger, Horticulture Director
ayarger@butterflies.org
6252 West 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80120
720.974.1874

Apply at https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/487519.html
Deadline: Rolling

Retail Associate

Open: October 25, 2016
Close: Open until filled.                                
FLSA Status: Non Exempt, Part Time 16 hrs a week
Schedule: Saturdays 9am – 5:30pm, Sundays 9am-5:30pm

  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays
  • Must be available to work additional hours, when needed for events, holidays, etc.

Rate: $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable                        

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. Every day, our expertly designed exhibits and programs open doors for Colorado’s curious young minds to express what they know and to discover, create and explore more—on their own terms.

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a part time Retail Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum. Retail Associates work to ensure seamless operations of the Museum Café and Gift Shop.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Retail associate will keep retail areas clean, organized and safe for guests
  • Follow opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk operations
  • Prepare merchandise for the retail sales floor and maintain specified visual standards
  • Acknowledge and greet all guests, and handle inquiries as needed
  • Operate gift shop and café cash registers and assist customers by processing all payments and purchases according to Museum standards
  • Prevent potential loss by communicating issues with management
  • Ensure lobby area, gift shop, cafe and front desk are clean and orderly
  • Follow Museum policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment
  • Maintain knowledge of RMS and Altru merchandise point of sale systems
  • Participate in inventory counts and data updates in RMS system as communicated by Sr. Manager of Guest Services
  • Accurately answer guest questions regarding all aspects of the Museum
  • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
  • Report accidents and help children or parents who are lost
  • Answer and direct incoming calls
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, outgoing, 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.

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org. Please title subject line “Retail 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. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position.  

Cafe & Bar Associate

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) explores the art and culture of our time through rotating exhibitions and public educational programs. Featuring regional, national and international artists, MCA Denver offers a wide range of exhibitions promoting creative experimentation with art and ideas.

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.

Reports to: Café & Bar Manager and Lead Café Associate

Position Summary: 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Making and serving quality food, beverages and cocktails to the visitors of the MCA Denver
  • Performing specified tasks and upholding procedures and policies
  • Keeping the MCA Café & Bar clean and organized, making sure product is fresh and upholding high quality standards
  • 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, or in comparable service industry. 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 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, to follow instructions and keep work 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 preform tasks requiring manual dexterity
  • Must have availability on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Classification: Part-Time 10-20 hours a week, including special event work and mandatory museum events

Compensation: Hourly plus tips

Please send a cover letter and resume to cafejobs@mcadenver.org

Director of Cultural Resources and Operations

This position is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Executive Director, and responsible for overseeing the use, operations, and preservation of cultural resources under the ownership and/or management of the Colorado Chautauqua Association, including 60 historic cottages, 2 lodges, an 1898 auditorium, community house, dining hall, and 26 acres of historic grounds.

Summary of Responsibilities:
The DCRO will partner with the executive director to collaborate with multiple departments in the City of Boulder on projects; ensure compliance with federal, state, and local standards and regulations for historic preservation; provide guidance and support to the Board of Director's Building and Grounds Committee; oversee management of facilities, historic preservation, and sustainability initiatives, as well as the cultural residency program. 

The DCRO will work with community of 39 private cottage owners; oversee management of Chautauqua’s archives, as well as historic interpretation and educational programming; partner with staff and Board of Directors to achieve goal of becoming the most sustainable National Historic Landmark in the country.

EducationMaster Degree

Required Competencies:

  • Historic preservation
  • Historic interpretation
  • Collections management
  • Team management / supervisory skills
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Project management – including budget management for capital projects up to $1 million annually  Partner relationship management

Desired Experience:

  • Government relations
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Destination hospitality

Required Technical SkillsExcellent computer skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office

Please visit our website at www.chautauqua.com for full position description.

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

Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator

Status: Part – time: Saturdays 9:30 – 4:30 (2-3 Saturdays a month). Occasional Weekdays and evenings as needed
Salary Range: $10.00 per hour 

Summary:
The Denver Firefighters Museum is seeking for a Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator who is responsible for the weekend operations of the Museum’s front desk and gift shop  including greeting the public,  answering phones, operating admissions and store registers and maintaining attractiveness of front desk and store area; stocking merchandise, dusting, and straightening. Provide support to tour and birthday parties, as well as weekday and weekend evening events as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet every customer with an excellent standard of customer care.
  • Procure and disseminate information about our programs in person and over the phone.
  • Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admission, membership, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.
  • Balance cash register daily with closing weekly and monthly.
  • Copy and maintain literature at front desk.
  • Maintain organized and attractive front desk.
  • Provide basic security support through monitoring cameras. 
  • Dust, vacuum and re-supply restrooms when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Former work with children a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous cash handling, retail, customer service required.
  • Type 35 wpm and familiarity with computers, Word, Publisher and Access and email.
  • Team player enthusiastic about history of firefighting, fire safety and prevention.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

To apply:
Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and list of references to Visitor Services Manager Tiffany DeBaca at Tiffany@denverfirefightersmuseum.org. No phone calls, please!

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Schedule: Part Time 30 hours Sunday-Thursday
Rate: $11 per hour       
Open: July 11, 2016
Close: When position is filled

Basic Function & Summary:
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 Museum is seeking a full time Facilities Maintenance Technician to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus. This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. This position reports to and supports the Associate Director of Facilities through repairs and maintenance coordination and/or performance of tasks related to the facility, including: irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and ordering of necessary supplies.This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Organizing inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
  • Mechanical, safety and security inspections
  • Drywall repair, painting interiors & exteriors
  • Lighting inspection & replacement
  • HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement
  • Custodial coordination and support as necessary
  • General landscaping, weeding, watering and tree trimming
  • General repairs & maintenance
  • Support of set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required
  • Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • At least 2 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Drywall repair and painting experience
  • Furniture assembly and installation
  • Basic carpentry
  • Experience with power tools and safety procedures
  • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check
  • Spanish speaker is a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support

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

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Francisco Ocampo
Associate Director of Facilities
ciscoo@cmdenver.org

Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.