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Part Time Educator

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a Part Time Educator. The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play. As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, Museum Educators are an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to spark children’s creativity and provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

Museum Educators develop and facilitate enriching, play-based educational programming for school groups. Educators represent the Museum and ensure an outstanding guest experience in programs and on the Museum floor. Educators contribute to the operations and creative work of the Museum and the Education Team through staff meeting participation, special event support, and project leadership. Other duties as assigned.

Hours:             20 hours per week; Monday- Friday   Occasional evening and weekend hours, schedule may vary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver engaging, developmentally-appropriate educational programs. These programs may include (but are not limited to): school group programs at the Museum and at schools, day camps, community outreach programs, special events, and some weekend, holiday and evening programs.
  • Develop appropriate, play-based curriculum that engage students within a school and camp setting. Manage supplies, resources and budget for school programs.
  • Serve as a customer service ambassador on the Museum floor, interacting positively and professionally with all Museum guests. This includes: welcoming and engaging guests, greeting & interacting with school groups and teachers, answering questions, explaining Playscape (exhibit) features, and working collaboratively with other museum staff and volunteers to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Respond appropriately and promptly to visitor concerns or complaints. Communicate as needed, and in a timely way, with supervisors, teammates and other departments to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Clean and reset exhibits during opening/closing times and throughout the day, as assigned.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Education and in other departments on projects as assigned, promoting a spirit of teamwork and professionalism.
  • As assigned, provide support for special events, Museum volunteers and/or Education department interns.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engaging, dynamic presentation and teaching skills, including the ability to speak comfortably to diverse families and those that include children of different ages
  • Knowledge of experiential education approaches and developmentally-appropriate practice
  • Ability to develop memorable, fun educational programs for school programming.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence
  • Minimum of six months experience in early childhood education or child development program; teaching experience preferred.
  • Informal education, theater, or performance experience desirable.
  • Flexible, energetic, fun, strong work ethic
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills; Spanish speaking, writing and comprehension skills strongly desired
  • At least 18 years of age
  • College degree required; concentration in relevant field preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor, reaching.
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and supervision of Museum volunteers and/or interns, as assigned

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

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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to TraciM@cmdenver.org by August 7, 2015.

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Security Officer

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:

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

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

In this highly team oriented environment successful candidates must be able to work together with current Security

Required Qualifications:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on August 15, 2015 to: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=550Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Patron Services Associate

The Patron Services Associate is responsible for assisting patrons with all ticketing needs while acting as a steward of both the box office and call center of the Colorado Symphony.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Box office Operations

  • Ensure that Symphony patrons are being served efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact.
  • Ensure highest level of patron satisfaction by serving patrons quickly, accurately and politely.
  • Maintain constant communication with senior staff as necessary.
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross and up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices as necessary.
  • General office support including: filing, data entry, labeling & stuffing envelopes, etc.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives.
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times.
  • Utilize all available resources provided.\

Call Center Operations

  • Make outbound sales calls in our call center to pre-determined leads, primarily to solicit season subscriptions and donations.
  • Meet weekly sales quotas as determined by the Manager of Patron Services and Director of Patron Services.
  • Maintain accurate and precise sales and lead records.
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross-sell, up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives.
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times.
  • Utilize all available resources provided.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Sales & Patron Services and Manager of Patron Services.

 Qualifications:

Education

  • High School diploma of GED equivalent required.    

Experience

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, both in person and by phone, with patrons, trustees, staff members, volunteers, and donors.
  • Strong skills in: cash handling, customer service and salesmanship.
  • Intermediate computer skills, 10-key and typing.
  • Ability to problem-solve and think quickly on one’s feet.
  • High degree of flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities.
  • Knowledge of the Colorado Symphony’s season programs and offerings.
  • A knowledge of and/or interest in music and performing arts is preferred.

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including word, excel applications. 
  • Tessitura & SharePoint proficiency preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active box office and concert schedule. 
  • Ability to spend up to two hours on your feet with no break and some occasional lifting of 25+ pounds.

Availability

  • Evening and weekend hours required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Reports To: Director of Patron Services and Manager of Patron Services
Area of Responsibility: Sales and Patron Services
Status: Part-time, hourly plus commission opportunities in Call Center

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

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

Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than Friday, August 21 and please use the subject line “Patron Services Associate.”  No phone calls, please.

Guest Services Associate

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

At the Children’s Museum of Denver, 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.

We are in the middle of a major Museum expansion to double the size of the Museum. The expansion is slated to be completed late 2015, with some exciting exhibit openings and milestones along the way, and we need an extraordinary team in place to make it all happen

Job responsibilities include:

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

Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team.

Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred. Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs. Bilingual is preferred.

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

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.

Please send resume, references and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please. Please indicate which position you are applying for in subject line (GSA 40 hours, GSA 32 hours, or GSA 20 hours).

Open: July 13, 2015
Close: Open until positions are filled 
FLSA Status:
A) Non Exempt, Full Time 40 hrs a week
B) Non Exempt, Part Time 32 hrs a week
C) Non Exempt, Part Time 20 hrs a week

Facilities Lead Technician

The Children’s Museum of Denver is seeking a full time Facilities Lead 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 Senior Manager 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.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ordering and inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
  • Coordination and scheduling of outsourced work
  • 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

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • 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

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction, training  and oversight to Facilities Tech positions as required
  • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support
  • Outsource/contractor oversight support to Sr. Manager

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

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

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full time 40 hours 
Schedule:  Tuesday – Saturday
Rate:  $30,000           
Open: 7.22.15
Close: 8.3.15  

Executive Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking an Executive 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.

Official Title: Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Programs/Curator of Human Health

Job Description:

Position performs important administrative duties for executive management such as managing calendars; making travel, meeting and event arrangements; triaging calls and email; preparing reports and financial data; training and supervising volunteer staff; and tracking project progress. 

To be successful in this position, candidates should have:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong Internet research skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Project coordination experience
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside partners such as donors and Trustees
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential matters

Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an office manager
  • Basic PC computer skills, including familiarity with the following software: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. 
  • Some scientific and or museum background knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Solid “people” skills.

Application Instructions:

​Only apply if you love the Museum, have an exceptionally positive customer service attitude, and can artfully handle multiple deadlines and fast paced work.  If you represent the 4 P’s (Professionalism, Proactive, Productive, and Positive) and have past executive assistant skills, you are encouraged to apply: 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on August 7, 2015 at http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=552.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Administrative Director and Grant Officer

The Tesoro Cultural Center is seeking a qualified Administrative Director and Grant Officer.  The position is responsible for grant writing, prospect research, basic accounting, budgeting, Quickbooks POS, etapestry sales, and assisting the Program Director on all events as needed. Assists with Tesoro mailings and collateral - working with designer and printer.  Work with Program Director to provide all the reports due for Board meetings and to present Development report to the Board quarterly.  Moreover, the Administrative Director and Grants Officer is a key member of the management team with input into all planning processes.

The Tesoro Cultural Center (Tesoro means “treasure” in Spanish) is committed to protecting and making available to the community the artistic treasures of our American past. All Tesoro events are inspired by Colorado’s rich history and shared experiences with Southwest, Spanish, Mexican, Native American, African American and early European cultures. From art and cuisine to historical re-enactments and music, the Tesoro Cultural Center’s mission is to create community-based events and educational outreach programs designed to enrich and celebrate our cultural heritage. For more information, please visit www.tesoroculturalcenter.org.  

Responsibilities:

  • Write the primary funding grants Tesoro has established such as SCFD 2015 Grant, Colorado Creative Industries, Kinder Morgan, and prospect research and recommend additional grants.
  • Maintain administrative and financial records and provide information as needed to the Board.
  • Membership management through etapestry system.  
  • Provide accounting firm with approved accounts payables on a weekly basis and Quickbooks financial reports bi-monthly. Ensure accounting firm provides financial reports for Board meetings.
  • Assist Program Director with all events when needed, working together as a team. 
  • Administer a donor acknowledgment and prospect cultivation program.
  • Together with the Executive Director and or Board Committees, prepare grant applications to corporations and foundations, especially finding underwriters for the lecture series, school tour programs, and film and K-12 curriculum project.  
  • Work with Program Director and Executive Administrative Assistant on Annual Holiday Auction to coordinate silent and live auction items.
  • Update and maintain Tesoro’s master mailing list.
  • Other duties as necessary to increase contributed income.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to handle multiple high priority activities simultaneously.
  • A high degree of interpersonal competency: the ability to work well with a diverse group of volunteers, staff, consultants, Board members, PR and design consultants, and reporting to the Executive Director.  
  • Computer literate and able to produce simple yet attractive word and pdf materials when needed. Knowledge of Microsoft office, Quickbooks POS, Adobe, a plus knowing Etapestry , etc.
  • A self starter with persistence and flexibility.
  • Analytic capabilities and conceptual skills.
  • Experience with proven record of achievement – results oriented.
  • Service oriented, keeping the balance between representing the donors’ wishes and the integrity of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Education and relevant experience in fundraising and grantwriting. Tesoro is committed to providing continuing education experiences for the employee’s growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with additional professional development training in fundraising, plus three to seven years of grant writing and administration experience.

Interested candidates should email a brief letter of interest including salary requirements and why you feel you are a good fit for this position; your resume and contact information for two references by July 31, 2015 to tesoroinfo@tesoroculturalcenter.org.

Report to: Executive Director and/ or Board of Directors

Close working relationships: Direct access to Board of Directors. Work directly with volunteers, work closely with other department heads, Tesoro sponsors, financial partners, and design and public relations consultants.

Work Hours: Full time managerial position

Marketing Manager

Swallow Hill Music seeks an organized, detail-focused individual to fill a full time position at our 71 East Yale location.  The Marketing Manager will manage Swallow Hill Music’s publicity efforts, our graphic designer and artists’ publicity teams, as well as other special projects as needed. The Marketing Manager is one of three members of the marketing department at Swallow Hill Music.

About Swallow Hill Music:

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community for musicians and music lovers who appreciate the ability of music to bring people together. As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, Swallow Hill Music enhances Colorado's cultural vitality and is a model for experiential music schools and performance spaces across the country. The organization serves more than 147,000 people through its school, outreach programming and concerts annually. Swallow Hill Music also presents and produces concerts at a wide range of venues across Denver. For more information visit swallowhillmusic.org

Responsibilities:

  • Manage contracted graphic designer to deliver all advertising and marketing collateral projects on time and in budget.
  • Act as key communicator and information gatherer with artist publicists, agents and managers as necessary to communicate and obtain key marketing information.
  • Write press releases and contact key press contacts on a regular basis to keep them informed of Swallow Hill Music events and secure coverage of events.
  • Manage and generate mailing lists for direct mail pieces
  • Manage vendor relationships with printers, graphic designers and mail houses
  • Update online calendars
  • Act as marketing team lead on various special projects as needed
  • Support organization’s special events as needed

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S and 2-5 years of previous marketing experience, preferably with experience managing people
  • Flexible, self-guided, self-motivated employee
  • Detail oriented with organizational skills, with an innate sense of immediacy
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven project management leadership and organization skills, including a consistent record of excellent execution (on time, accurate and on budget) and ability to manage large quantities of detail.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects at a time.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Google Drive products
  • Prior experience managing graphic design and advertising production preferred
  • Experience managing CRM systems and databases preferred

How To Apply: Send a resume and a cover letter providing in depth information on your professional experiences by email only to:

Lindsay Taylor, Director of Marketing
Subject: Marketing Manager
E-mail: lindsay@swallowhillmusic.org

Reporting To: Director of Marketing

Hours: Full Time/Salaried; Monday-Friday with occasional nights and weekends as needed.
Compensation: $28,000-$32,000, commensurate with experience
Post Date: 7/15/2015 Deadline to apply: 7/31/2015
Start Date: ASAP

Platte Valley Trolley: Trolley Staff

The Denver Tramway Heritage Society is a 501(c)(3) membership organization that operates the Platte Valley Trolley along Denver’s South Platte River between Confluence Park and Old West Colfax. The Trolley is operated and maintained primarily by volunteers. The regular operating season is Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, in addition to special operations.  This is a full-time equivalent, seasonal position (during the PVT’s regular riverfront operating season), starting on August 1 and continuing through the end of the operating season (September 7).

DUTIES

  1. Public outreach (marketing) and ticket sales at PVT stops along the line, including cash sales and credit card sales using a “Square” credit card reader (for use with smartphones).
  2. “Start-up tasks” prior to first Trolley trip of the day to include:
    1. Setting up signage and items related to ticket sales (e.g. tent, table, umbrella, etc.) at stops along the line before each day’s operations
    2. Readying the Trolley for operation, including checking fuel level, starting engine, performing safety checks, and checking that equipment is in place and operating properly
    3. Tidying the Trolley car and boarding platform(s)
  3. “End of day tasks” after the final Trolley trip of the day to include:
    1. Retrieving and storing signage and other items related to ticket sales
    2. Shutting down and securing the Trolley
    3. Reconciling and recording ticket sales and cash received.
    4. Completing the Daily Trip Report, including reporting to PVT Operations Committee any items in need of repair or maintenance
  4. Fill in as Motorman or Conductor to operate the Trolley car when volunteers are not available.
    1. Motorman is responsible for safely starting and stopping the Trolley
    2. Conductor is in overall charge of the operation of the Trolley and delivers the historical narrative to the passengers during the trip
    3. All operations will be conducted in accordance with the 2015 Platte Valley Trolley Operations Manual
  5. Other duties as assigned.  Examples could include, but are not limited to:
    1. Cleaning the Trolley before each day’s operation
    2. Sweeping platform areas
    3. Picking up trash and trimming grass/weeds along the right-of-way or tidying the area around the caboose
    4. Monitoring fuel usage in the car and alerting designated operating authorities when additional fuel is required
    5. Operating charter trips with the Trolley in the hours immediately before/after normal public operations. Charters will generally be scheduled between 9 and 11 am.
    6. Other marketing/public relations efforts.

SCHEDULE

  1. Full-time position (40 hrs. per week) preferred.  We will consider applicants willing to commit to half-time (20 hrs. per week) as an alternative.
  2. Working days are Thursday through Monday (5 days per week).
  3. Work shift is 8 hours per day, approximately 9 am to 5:30 pm with a half-hour lunch break.
  4. Some flexibility in start/finish times may be required on occasion to accommodate special operations.
  5. Operating season begins Memorial Day weekend (Thursday, May 21) and ends on Labor Day (Monday, September 7).  This position begins on August 1 and ends on September 7; applicants are expected to be available through this entire time period.
  6. Paid, on-site training will be provided; training schedule to be determined in consultation with applicants.  Successful applicants will be required to pass a certification exam upon completion of training in order to assume their duties.

WORK SITE

  1. Base of operations is Platte Valley Trolley terminal (approximately 1400 Platte Street, Denver, CO 80202).
  2. Staff may be assigned to work at various locations along the Trolley line, such as Downtown Aquarium, Children’s Museum of Denver, or Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
  3. These job positions entail primarily outdoor work.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  2. Applicants must be in good health and in sound physical condition.  Applicants must be able to climb up and down when boarding/alighting from the Trolley and must be able to assist passengers into and out of the car.
  3. Dress code:  applicants must present a neat and clean public appearance and will be required to wear the standard PVT Operator’s uniform specified in the PVT Operations Manual (black or navy pants, white shirt, black or navy socks, black shoes plus Motorman/Conductor’s cap).  Note that the PVT will provide the cap and two uniform shirts; other items are the applicant’s responsibility.
  4. Other equipment:  applicants must have a working cell phone in their possession while on duty.
  5. Drug/alcohol testing:  applicants must agree to undergo drug and/or alcohol testing upon request.

WAGES AND SUPERVISION

  1. Basic wage will be $12.50 per hour for Trolley Staff; Lead Trolley Staff will be paid $13.50 per hour. 
  2. Overtime is expected to be minimal, but will be paid at the rate of 1.5 times basic wage for hours in excess of 40 per week.
  3. Applicants will have a supervisor designated by the PVT Operations Committee, but this person may not be on-site at all times during the operation.  Applicants are expected to perform their duties responsibly and with a minimum of supervision.

To apply:   Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@denvertrolley.org no later than July 27, 2015.
Reports To:   Operations Committee
Location:  The base of operations is the Platte Valley Trolley northern terminus in Confluence Park in downtown Denver.  Staff may be assigned to work on the Trolley, or at various locations along the Trolley line.  The ability to work outdoors in varied weather and ground condition as well as on and around the trolley and other machinery is required. www.denvertrolley.org

Pay:                  $12.50/hour (no benefits)

Registrar/Administrative Assistant

Denver Ballet Theatre (DBT) seeks an immediately available full-time Registrar/Administrative Assistant for our Denver Ballet Theatre Academy (DBTA). The mission of DBT is to serve the region with artistic excellence in classical ballet through enlightening performances, educational outreach and the finest pre-professional ballet training in the Vaganova teaching syllabus.  This is an exciting opportunity for a detail-oriented, responsible, punctual and friendly individual to join our team as the vision for DBT takes flight with the expansion of our already extensive pre-professional ballet academy.  DBTA operates under the supervision of David Taylor, Artistic Director and Earl Anderson, Executive Director at studios at 99 Inverness Drive East, Englewood CO.  Plans include the creation of a professional ballet company of the highest caliber which will work in tandem with the Academy.  

Job Description:

The Registrar/Administrative Assistant will coordinate student registrations, billings, class scheduling, instructors scheduling and related administrative services for the comprehensive year-round Denver Ballet Theatre Academy (DBTA). DBTA serves a growing enrollment of students of all ages through approximately 68 classes/week during the school year with additional programs offered each summer.  The Registrar/Administrative Assistant will be the front office staff, greeting and serving students, families and the public and acting as liaison to faculty, artists and management. Hours are M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with one hour lunch. This full-time employee will help grow enrollment through a positive attitude and also support performances at DBT studios and other venues. Starting pay is $10/hr. The position reports to the Artistic Director and Executive Director.

Requirements:

  • Be experienced in dance/ballet and/or performing arts training or production 
  • College degree preferred
  • Computer savvy (word, excel, database management, email, calendar programs)
  • Be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Be a strong communicator with verbal, written and electronic methods 
  • Exhibit accuracy and keen attention to detail
  • Be experienced handling cash and tracking income, knowledge of on-line payment systems is a plus
  • Exhibit honesty, professionalism, confidentiality and patience in all settings
  • Experience with youngsters in a school, after-school or lessons setting is helpful
  • DBTA employees working alone with children will pass a CBI background check.

Key Duties:

  • Open Studio at designated times and handle phones and walk up business
  • Correspond with clientele and faculty members via email/telephone on a regular basis
  • Manage an online student registration database and register new students
  • Charge and process monthly tuition
  • Schedule studio usage and meetings, be a resource of information on classes and productions  
  • Protect DBT property and reputation with a safety first attitude
  • Assist with ballet productions (place orders for costumes)
  • Order inventory and manage sales of DBTA novelties
  • Support management as requested

To Apply:  Please submit a brief letter of interest, your resume and contact information for two references by email to: Earl@denverballettheatre.org

Choral Artistic Director/Conductor

The Colorado Repertory Singers, a 50-voice community choir, seeks an artistic director/conductor starting in September for the beginning of our 2015-2016 season. The CRS vision is to present excellent and diverse concerts featuring a lively repertoire of choral works ­past and present. We are an auditioned, mixed-voice community choir founded in 2002, and now preparing to start our 15th season. Rehearsals are held weekly on Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Additional rehearsals and short performances may be required to support various community events and partnerships. Traditionally, this ensemble performs three concerts per season

We are looking for a person with a passion for choral music, to bring new talents and ideas to advance CRS as a prominent chorale in Colorado.  Position duties include: conducting rehearsals and concerts, concert artistic design (including music selection), auditioning and selecting new choir members, and as a member of the CRS Board of Directors. A bachelor’s degree in the field of music, and at least five years conducting experience is required. Advanced degrees in music may substitute for experience. Additional experience conducting orchestras and/or orchestra ensembles, and basic piano skills are desired. 

Information concerning position salary, job qualifications, position duties, CRS goals, and operations can be obtained by contacting Tim Flora, Chairperson of the CRS Artistic Director search committee by email at tflora327@msn.com. Resumes can be submitted to the same email address. Attachments, including recordings or other applicable exhibits that display past experience are encouraged.

Deadline for applications is July 29th, 2015.

Colorado Repertory Singers is a 501(c)(3) organization. More information about CRS can also be found at our website: www.coloradorepertorysingers.org

Floor Supervisor

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a 32-Hour Floor Supervisor. The Floor Supervisor ensures that all museum guests have an educational, enjoyable and safe experience by providing customer service, and by ensuring the museum is clean, properly staffed and contains educational props and consumables. The Floor Supervisor trains, leads and oversees Museum Associates on Floor Operations and in Public Programs. The Floor Supervisor collaborates with the Public Programs Manager and Education Coordinators to ensure the successful implementation of the museum’s public programs, including Birthday Parties, workshops, and daily programs. The Floor Supervisor coordinates and supervises volunteers supporting the Education Department. Additionally, the Floor Supervisor serves as museum “Manager on Duty” when scheduled, and assumes the required management responsibilities.

Schedule: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 8am-5pm weekdays, 8:30am-5:30pm weekends

Pay Range:  $12.00 per hour

Required Qualifications

  • Supervisory/staff management experience
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
  • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with the public (adults and children of all ages)
  • Ability to take on all responsibilities of the position, including light cleaning duties, with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence
Preferred Qualifications
  • Spanish speaking/bilingual
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
  • Experience working with children
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty

General Employment Requirements

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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to DanaM@cmdenver.org  by Friday, July 24, 2015.  Please include your schedule availability.

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Guest Services Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a full time and a part time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.  Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team. Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred. Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs. Bilingual is preferred.  The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.                                    

At the Children’s Museum of Denver, 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.

We are in the middle of a major Museum expansion to double the size of the Museum. The expansion is slated to be completed late 2015, with some exciting exhibit openings and milestones along the way, and we need an extraordinary team in place to make it all happen.

Job responsibilities include:

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please. Please indicate which position you are applying for in subject line (GSA 40 hours or GSA 32 hours).

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.

Open until positions are filled

FLSA Status:  A) Non Exempt, Full Time 40 hrs a week
                       B) Non Exempt, Part Time 32 hrs a week

Schedule:Variable. Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events, holidays, etc.

Museum Associates

The Children’s Museum of Denver has openings for Museum Associates with lots of energy and commitment to great customer service. Museum Associates work as part of the Museum’s Education Team to deliver an exceptional guest experience by interacting with children and families, maintaining welcoming play spaces, and supporting Museum programs. Associates represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor, answer questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties, and assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

We have openings for part-time positions ranging between 16-20 hours per week, with variable schedules throughout the week. Typical schedules are weekend days 11am-5:30pm, week days 11am-4:30pm and Wednesdays 4-8pm.

Pay Range:  $9.00 per hour

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish speaking/bilingual
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
  • Experience working with children
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty

General Employment Requirements

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

Please send a letter of interest and resume to LaurenM@cmdenver.org by Friday, July 24, 2015.  Please include your schedule availability.

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Wardrobe Manager/Production Assistant 

The Colorado Children’s Chorale has an innovative and distinctive stage appearance, which enhances its overall professionalism and performing excellence.  The Wardrobe Manager/Production Assistant oversees the design and maintenance of the extensive wardrobe and costume inventory, as well as collaborates with the production team in facilitating rehearsals and performances, in order to achieve, maintain, and preserve this theatrical excellence.

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit performing arts organization.  Since 1974 the Chorale has brought its artistry and charm to audiences throughout the world. With a diverse repertoire ranging from fully staged opera and musical theater to standard choral compositions in classical, folk and popular traditions, the Chorale performs with an innovative stage presentation and a unique theatrical spirit. The Chorale annually trains 500 members between the ages of 7 and 14 from all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds representing more than 180 schools in the Denver metro area and beyond.  In addition to its own season subscription concert series at Boettcher Concert Hall, the Chorale performs regularly with the Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado and the Aspen Music Festival, as well as yearly regional, national and international touring.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

The Wardrobe Manager/Production Assistant will:

  • Fit, issue, exchange, collect designated wardrobe for all choirs.
  • Research, locate and purchase all wardrobe and accessories, including budget oversight.
  • Design and build costumes and accessories as needed, or be familiar with appropriate resources.
  • Maintain wardrobe acquisitions and inventory, including laundry, repairs, and alterations.
  • Organize and track inventory.
  • Prepare and pack appropriate wardrobe, costumes and accessories for tours and performances.
  • Track and communicate with families regarding wardrobe needs, fittings, maintenance, alterations, purchases, and exchanges.

 Shared Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the production team, the Wardrobe Manager/Production Assistant will:

  • Determine and provide logistical needs, equipment, and on-site support for rehearsals and performances as assigned.
  • Communicate effectively with artistic and production teams. 
  • Assist with residencies, camps and tours as assigned. 

 Competencies:

  • Skilled in basic sewing/garment construction techniques, including strong hand sewing
  • Use of basic sewing machine/serger or overlock machines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Uses time efficiently, prioritizes and plans work activities; completes work in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excels in trust building; a team player
  • Ability to represent the Chorale to families and the community
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adheres to ethical principles that reflect the highest standards of organizational and individual behavior

Qualifications:  High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred; Theater/performance experience in the areas outlined above; passion for children in the performing arts; knowledge of best practices in the arts and working with children.

Reports to:  Production Manager
Status:  30 hrs/week; flexible hours
Salary:  Commensurate with experience
Benefits:  Full health benefits plan; employee contributed 403(b) plan
Performance Review:  Initially at six months and then annually
Start date:  September 1, 2015
Closing Date for Applications:  Please submit a cover letter and résumé prior to August 10, 2015
For confidential consideration, contact:  Stacey Smith, Production Manager, mail@childrenschorale.org.   
Web site:  www.childrenschorale.org
Office address:  2420 W. 26th Ave., #350-D      Denver, CO  80211

House Manager

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for the position of House Manager for the Bonfils Theater Complex and Garner Galleria. 

The DCPA is the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatre organization dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events. The House Manger plays a vital role in ensuring a high quality theatrical performance for all patrons.

General responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for ensuring a quality theatrical experience by providing a high level of customer service to patrons.
  • Responsible for their theatre, managing the venue, managing the volunteers and responding effectively during an emergency following DCPA protocols.
  • Responsible for being informed and knowledgeable about other DCPA events.
  • Accountable for resolving any patron, noise or temperature issues during the performance that could impact the customer experience.
  • Responsible for the oversight, cleanliness, and set up of all theatres prior and during performances.

We think of theatre as a spark of life – a special occasion that’s exciting, powerful and fun. Applicants should have a passion for the arts, a positive attitude, be a team player and exhibit professional work habits.

Requirements Include:  Bachelors degree required. Previous experience managing a staff or volunteers of similar size required.   Solid knowledge and experience in Microsoft office products including Outlook , Xcel and Word.  Working knowledge of ticketing software and ticket scanning devices.

This is a part time, hourly, evening and weekend, seasonal position.
Please email your resume and salary requirements to:  hrdirector@dcpa.org by Sept. 1, 2015.
No Phone Calls Please.  The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Steward

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Steward 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:

Steward is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the Museum’s kitchen wares, floors, and dining surfaces. This position is responsible for maintaining the daily food services public eating areas clean and sanitary. Stewards also will be responsible for the setup and breakdown of catering events.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Knowledge of chemicals
  • Knowledge of dishwashing machinery
  • Ability to be supervised minimally and work independently.
  • A good understanding of HACCP policies and procedures are to be followed and adhered to at all time.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on July 31, 2015 to: www.dmns.org Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

CPAC Executive Director 

CPAC’s current Executive Director, Rupert Jenkins, will be stepping down late August/early September. The organization is in a sustained capacity building and growth stage as a professionally staffed nonprofit organization, fulfilling its vision of being the premiere destination in the Rocky Mountain Region for the photographic arts community. The Executive Director must be dedicated to fostering the growth and spirit of CPAC and ensuring the consistent high quality of all CPAC efforts including, but not limited to, the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description below.

To apply for the position of CPAC Executive Director please submit your resumé, cover letter, as well as three professional references to info@cpacphoto.org with “Executive Director” in the subject. Applications and recommendations are encouraged by July 15, 2015, when application review will commence.

Download the job description and application instructions at http://www.cpacphoto.org/cpac-executive-director-applications-now-being-accepted/

Performing Arts Marketing, PR & Development Manager

The Denver Brass is seeking a tenacious, outgoing and creative Writer, Marketing, and Public Relations Manager, motivated to expand the presence and visibility of The Denver Brass throughout the region and beyond. 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. A degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or similar, along with strong computer skills (including website management), is required.  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 grant writing.  For more details, visit www.DenverBrass.org/Marketing-Position.

Responsibilities:

  1. Marketing
    1. Designs and implements all advertising campaigns.
    2. Designs and disseminates all press releases and calendar postings.
    3. Designs and implements all postal service & electronic mailings.
    4. Establishes personal relationships with all key advertising media.
    5. Designs & implements social media activities & campaigns.
    6. Develops and implements group sales campaigns.
    7. Assembles and creates concert programs; oversees printing and delivery.
    8. Oversees planning and production of season brochure.
    9. Maintains website news and concert sections accurate, up-to-date, engaging, and consistent with organizational image and vision.
    10. Oversees volunteer marketing patron program.
  2. Public Relations
    1. Guides visionary approaches to branding and communications.
    2. Oversees presentation of organizational brand and vision.
    3. Raises organizational visibility in both the arts & general community.
    4. Secures visibility via TV & radio interviews, special stories, media critics, and more.
    5. Oversees in-house and external graphic design.
    6. Refines core messaging to ensure organizational consistency in all aspects of communication including development, marketing, sales and education.
  3. Technology
    1. Possesses experience in website editing, design and maintenance.
    2. Increases web sales.
    3. Grows online supporter base and traffic.
    4. Manages database programs.
    5. Manages computer and network software and hardware.
  4. Other Duties, including, but not limited to:
    1. Stage Manager for season and major concerts
    2. Assist with grant planning, writing and implementation.

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications or similar degree
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 and Access
Must be a self-starter, problem-solver and creative-thinker
Background in music is preferred
Strong analytical and administrative skills
Strong writing skills
Exemplary verbal communication skills
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 resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to info@denverbrass.org.  Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged.  The Denver Brass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Collection Management Intern

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys (DMMDT) is seeking an intern to assist in inventorying the doll and miniatures collections. An ideal candidate would have some museum experience and be working toward a graduate degree in public history, historic preservation, museum studies or a related field.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Museum experience preferred
  • Ability to follow specific directions and see tasks through to completion
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Ability to write concise and informative newsletter articles up to 200 words
  • Clear and legible penmanship, steady hands
  • Desire to learn about day to day museum functions
  • Ability to help maintain a neat and clean working environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer Skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of a museum’s mission and practices
  • Desire to take on a large scale project

 Minimum Education, Job Qualifications, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in history, historic preservation, museum studies, public history; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with a digital camera
  • Knowledge of photography is a plus
  • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus
  • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to climb stairs routinely and safely
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs routinely

Training and Education:

  • Training will be provided by the Assistant Director. Training will include proper museum protocols and basic training in PastPerfect Museum Database Software.
  • Ability to drive the project towards individual area of interest (I.e. research, collection management, database management, etc)

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of duties.

Application Deadline:   5:00pm on August 14, 2015

Start Date: September 1, 2015

End Date: December 15, 2015

Compensation:  None (academic credit available where offered by institution)

Benefits: Not Eligible

Status:  Part time 8-12 hours per week (Tuesday through Sunday)

Reports to:  Assistant Director

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@dmmdt.org

NO CALLS PLEASE.

Non-Discrimination Statement - The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities.

The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Bilingual Educator Performer 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Bilingual Educator Performer 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:

Serve as an on-site/off-site ambassador for the Museum and its diverse audiences by providing exceptional informal education in Spanish and English. Using visitor focused discovery learning and performance techniques and Museum collections and resources. The Bilingual Educator Performer will deliver programs on a variety of topics and through a range of formats which may include or combine: demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction or theatrical performance.

Provide quality programming and dynamic delivery at Partnership Programs events to include evening and weekend Passport to Health (P2H) & Urban Advantage (UA) events (such as Family Science Nights, Family Fit Fest, Family Health Days and Family Science Days).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Culturally competent
  • Available to work weekends and evenings
  • Bachelor Degree in Science or Education, related field or equivalent experience with demonstrated passion for science education in formal or informal setting
  • Minimum one year teaching/education experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Reliable personal transportation

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Dynamic presentation, facilitation and communication skills
  • Responsiveness to the needs of diverse learners and audiences
  • Sincere enjoyment for working with people
  • Interest in or knowledge of science and/or culture
  • Demonstrated understanding of informal learning
  • Ability to learn content quickly
  • Reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible

Application Instructions:

Cover letters MUST be in Spanish.

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on July 17, 2015 to: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=550Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Partnership Programs Asst. Coordinator

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Partnership Programs Asst. Coordinator 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:

The Partnership Programs Assistant Coordinator leads the administration and assist with the planning, development, and production of Passport to Health (P2H) and Urban Advantage (UA) to ensure high quality, dynamic, audience appropriate, and fun experiences for attendees that support the goals and mission of the Museum. This position will teach programs for P2H/UA while maintaining collections, materials and equipment associated with museum programs,  deliver programs in Spanish when requested, ensure excellent customer service is used by program staff, work with Off-site Programs Manager, Partnership Programs Coordinator, and other Museum Programs department members for communication of department and branch-wide activities, contribute to the successful implementation of all programs for Urban Advantage (UA) and Passport to Health (P2H) ensuring timeliness and accuracy of program planning, documentation, logistics, support, reporting and record keeping. This position may also support the hiring, training, supervision and scheduling of Museum Performer/Educators and Facilitators while providing performance feedback for Museum educators in collaboration with Museum Program supervisory staff.

Requirements:

  • Must possess at least professional working proficiency in Spanish (written and spoken)
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher (or relevant experience) in the natural sciences
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License, or be willing to obtain within 1 month of hire, including proof of insurance
  • Must have at least one year of teaching experience, either in formal or informal settings
  • Must have at least one year working with diverse (low income, under-served, urban, etc.) communities

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter in Spanish by 5:00 PM MST on July 17, 2015 at http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=546.    Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Portions of the interview will be conducted in Spanish.

Para presentarse al puesto, por favor entregue su carta de presentación en español. Partes de la entrevista se llevará a cabo en español.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Assistant Curator for Behavioral Husbandry-Animal Care

This position advances the mission of Denver Zoo by providing strong supervisory leadership within the animal care team and within the zoo team as a whole. Ensure safe and engaging exhibition, handling, feeding and husbandry of animal species at the zoo through applied management of the behavioral husbandry program.

At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.

Essential Functions:

  • As needed, assists with curatorial and animal care staff duties during absences in the area.
  • Manages behavioral husbandry programs to meet Strategic Imperative related goals of the organization as well as those of the Animal Care Team and individual divisional goals.
  • Works with Curator of Behavioral Husbandry to develop and implement behavioral husbandry staff training.  Mentor and guide animal care staff towards continued professional development.
  • Attends and provides support for animal training sessions
  • Helps maintain and manage behavioral program framework (SPIDER model).
  • Works with Curator of Behavioral Husbandry to develop area policies and procedures and provides implementation and interpretation of policies and procedures to area animal care staff.
  • Recommends, implements, and coordinates with zookeepers, curators, veterinarians and other zoo personnel to effectively manage behavior programs in the animal care department. 
  • Orders enrichment and other supplies as needed for area.
  • Provides leadership and guidance towards innovative animal husbandry that is in compliance with AZA and USDA standards.
  • Implements area and zoo-wide safety standards as they apply to behavioral husbandry. 
  • Acts as duty officer as needed.  Acts as emergency supervisor during zoo emergencies as stipulated in the emergency manual.  May be a member of the emergency firearm shoot team as required.
  • Professionally interfaces with other Denver Zoo team members, zoo colleagues, media partners and other professional organizations.
  • Participate in zoo-wide initiatives such as committees, working groups, etc as needed or desired.
  • Interviews, selects and oversees behavioral interns and their projects.
  • Recognizes and addresses performance by area team members.
  • Monitors and documents performance evaluations for area staff if applicable. Provides ongoing feedback regarding levels of performance in regard to the behavioral husbandry program and related behaviors.
  • Provides input towards the development of departmental budgets.
  • Participates in a variety of professional meetings and activities such as steering committees, advisory groups, etc. Publishes work as necessary.
    • Participates in conservation, research and educational programs as requested or desired. Maintains data for behavioral husbandry research projects and assessments.
    • Effectively communicates zoo-wide, division and area information to assigned staff.
    • Effectively communicates within all levels of the organization. Works in a fluid and flexible manner and successfully address changes and challenges as they arise.
  • Applies practical knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of behavioral husbandry, to the needs and requirements of a variety of exotic animals sufficient to ensure the optimal exhibition, care and husbandry of those animals.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Works weekends, holidays as assigned and on occasion evenings, as needed.
  • Performs various tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor degree in biology, psychology, zoology, wildlife management or a related field.  A minimum of five years experience as a zookeeper involving behavioral husbandry training or behavioral evaluation of a variety of exotic animals in an AZA accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case by case basis.  Supervisory or lead keeper experience is recommended.   Some experience may be substituted for education, education may be substituted for experience at the discretion of the Vice President for Animal Collections.
  • Proven expertise in behavioral science specialty, research methods, public interaction and interpersonal skills.
  • Oral and written presentation skills. 
  • Competency in computer skills; word processor, spread sheets, Internet and networks.

Licensure and Certification:

  • Possession of a valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License within three months of hiring.

This is a regular full-time position with excellent benefits including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan and a generous vacation package. 

Please apply through our website at www.denverzoo.org

Internal candidates:  please submit your resume and cover letter to zoointernalapps@denverzoo.org and indicate the job for which you are applying in the subject box

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: July 24, 2015

Animal Care Staff: Lead Elephant Keeper-Animal Care Department

This position advances the mission of Denver Zoo by providing the safe exhibition, handling, feeding, husbandry, and training of elephants at the Zoo.  Leads the elephant management program and takes on other responsibilities as outlined below.

At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that the Zoo remains in compliance with the all AZA guidelines for the management and care of elephants.
  • Performs all of the essential task of an elephant keeper with additional responsibilities outlined in this document.
  • Provide innovative animal husbandry that is in compliance with AZA and USDA standards.  Develop with staff an elephant program that is innovative, progressive and a model to other AZA institutions.
  • Maintain a training program that is in line with the training philosophy of the Zoo and addresses mandatory behaviors for elephants maintained in AZA institutions.
  • Provide  reliable, competent animal care through:
  • Capture, handle, and move animals using accepted Denver Zoo practices to facilitate internal movement, external shipping, medical procedures, or normal routines.
  • Enhance breeding possibilities through the recommendation and implementation of approved animal management techniques such as breeding efforts, behavioral enrichment, and operant conditioning/training, etc.
  • Interact with Denver Zoo guests in both formal and informal settings, providing insight about the animals and their care.
  • Provide area tours, keeper talks and work special events in area of responsibility as needed.
  • Train fellow keepers, interns, and volunteers in standard section routines.
  • Respond to zoo-wide animal related emergencies.
  • Coordinate the efforts of contractors and maintenance staff when they are working in animal areas.
  • Develops a program that ensures the well-being of the animals while maintaining excellence in exhibitry and guest engagement.
  • Record data and prepare assigned reports/records, (i.e. daily reports, enclosure logs, facility logs, water quality logs, etc.) and other pertinent data on the collection and facilities as required.
  • Use appropriate equipment to perform essential duties.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with other departments, (e.g., education, maintenance, horticulture) and outside contractors.
  • Maintain professional working relationships with zoo team members and maintain a professional appearance.
  • Actively participate in conservation, research projects, and educational programs as requested. 
  • Participate in and support zoo-wide initiatives, committees and work groups.
  • Follow Denver Zoo safety protocols.
  • Complete all paperwork required by the AZA in relationship to the elephant program.  These include but are not limited to the biannual safety assessment, annual program report, and incident reports.
  • Maintain the Denver Zoological Foundation policies and procedures manual for the elephant program.
  • Be the point person for research requests from Denver Zoo, AZA or outside investigators.
    • Preparation and feeding of approved diets.
    • Monitoring of physical and behavioral aspects of the animals under assigned care.
    • Implementation of the behavioral program of the animals under assigned care.
    • Designing and maintaining proper animal enclosures/props/exhibits.
    • Handling and restraining animals appropriately.
    • Assisting with veterinary care and medical follow-up as needed.
    • Utilizing preventative husbandry techniques and providing proactive health care as required.
    • Provide proper care for eggs, neonates and young (may require care outside of normal working hours).

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related or animal behavior-related field plus two years of full-time zookeeping experience in the care, feeding, and handling of a variety of exotic animals (birds, fish, herpetology, or mammals, depending on the specific vacancy) in an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

********OR*******

  • Associate Degree or equivalent number of college credit hours in an animal-related or animal behavior-related field plus four years of full-time zookeeping experience in the care, feeding, and handling of a variety of exotic animals (birds, fish, herpetology, or mammals, depending on the specific vacancy) in an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Intern experience within Denver Zoo’s animal department will qualify for the AZA-related years of full-time zookeeping provided at least an Associate degree in biological sciences is held. Intern experience at other institutions will not be considered.

********OR*******

  • Individuals without a degree may be considered only with ten or more years of full-time experience at the minimum level of zookeeper involved in the exhibition and husbandry of a variety of exotic animals at an AZA-accredited institution. Comparable facilities may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Five or more years of animal training experience.
  • Ability, with proper training, to work in all aspects of animal care, husbandry and training within the department in which individual is assigned.
  • Work on weekends and holidays are required.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Operate a variety of light and medium equipment.

Licensure and Certification:

  • Possession of a valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License within three months of hiring.

This is a regular full-time position with excellent benefits including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan and a generous vacation package. 

Please apply through our website at www.denverzoo.org

Internal candidates:  please submit your resume and cover letter to zoointernalapps@denverzoo.org and indicate the job for which you are applying in the subject box

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: July 24, 2015

Individual Philanthropy Coordinator-External Relations

This position advances Denver Zoo’s mission and goals by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding mid-level annual and capital gift donors.   Manage programs and take on specific fundraising responsibilities as outlined below.

At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.

Essential Functions:

  • Use a portfolio system to manage a list of donors, including the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of those donors and the continued upgrading of those donors.
  • Provide support for Denver Zoo’s growing individual annual gifts programs.
    • Manages, coordinates and records requests for donations from other organizations.
    • Track gifts and expenses as directed.
    • Maintain donor records on computer database and in hard files.
    • Participate in overall Development Team and External Relations Department planning and budgeting.
  • Provide support to Gift Planning Manager and Director of Development on any special projects related to individual annual gifts.
  • Develop, implement and manage the vehicle donation program, the bench adoption program, the carousel program, the sculptures program, the adopt a tree program, and the in-kind/wish list program, including the associated revenue goals and marketing plans as methods for individual donors to make gifts to Denver Zoo. Additional responsibilities for these programs include
    • create a map and tracking system for the bench adoption program
    • create a map and tracking system for the tree adoption program
  • Participate in events as required.
  • Serves as a member of the External Relations Department and assists with other tasks as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Three to five years of experience in fundraising required (major gifts experience preferred).
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong visual presentation skills.
  • Must possess and demonstrate decision making abilities and independent initiative ability.
  • Must possess and demonstrate problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks, re-prioritize work and be flexible, as well as meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret and follow policies and procedures.
  • A respect for confidentiality.
  • Passion for Denver Zoo and its mission, and ability to engage prospects with same passion.
  • Knowledge of database, Internet, spreadsheet, PowerPoint and word processing software.

This is a regular full-time position with excellent benefits including complete medical/dental/vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan and a generous vacation package. 

Please apply through our website at www.denverzoo.org

Internal candidates:  please submit your resume and cover letter to zoointernalapps@denverzoo.org and indicate the job for which you are applying in the subject box

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: July 23, 2015

Facility Technician – Part Time  

The Denver Art Museum seeks a part time Facility Technician to ensure the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum. Other duties as needed or assigned.

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

Reporting Structure

This position is directly supervised by the Facilities Supervisor/Assistant Facilities Supervisor and reports through these positions to the Manager of Facility Services.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine construction and mechanical installation, maintenance and repair needs.
  • Works from blueprints, manuals, written and verbal instruction.
  • Estimates materials, labor and equipment costs.
  • Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum trades.
  • Assists with periodic / routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems. 
  • Understands and operates the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications.
  • Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
  • Completes event set-ups and change-overs as needed.
  • Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn / sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract.
  • Assists the museum’s electrician and alarm technician with low voltage electrical work and maintenance.

Supervisory Duties

This position might be required to supervise contract personnel as needed to assure assigned tasks or projects are completed.

Necessary Experience

Minimum of 1 year of general building maintenance experience or equivalent

Necessary Certifications and Licenses

Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.

Education or Formal Training

A high school diploma or GED.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Knowledge, communication, and application of basic installation, repair and construction methods and equipment. 
  • Knowledge and skill required to operate power tools, lifts and museum vehicles. 
  • General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment / techniques. 
  • General knowledge and experience in carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting and roofing.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation and communications. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people, including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Low voltage diagnostic instruments; basic power/hand tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building; basic computer systems operations and use; radio hand set; motor vehicles; ladders scaffolding and scissor lifts.

Working Conditions

Subject to long irregular hours and the use of ladder, power tools, hand tools, and scissor cart; exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment; subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts; work in high locations on ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand; walk; carry; push; climb; balance; kneel; crouch; stoop; reach handle; seize; grasp or otherwise work with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers and perform repetitive motions in the performance of all required duties.
  • Ability to hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical work environment.
  • Have eye / hand / foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties.
  • Have the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors. 
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping.  Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds.
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs for a minimum of 50 feet.

Mental, Emotional and Language Standards

  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.
  • Read, understand and apply written procedure and policy. 
Position open until filled.If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process athttps://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-jobopportunities.php?clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788.
It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Assistant Custodial Supervisor

The Denver Art Museum seeks a qualified Assistant Custodial Supervisor to be responsible for the daily supervision of the contract custodial staff assigned to the midnight shift.  Delegating tasks to ensure the workload is evenly distributed to accomplish the tasks required to meet the custodial need of the expanded museum complex.  In addition to the supervisory portion this position is also required to complete daily custodial duties….it is a working supervisory position. 

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

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment for self and others.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, tools and equipment to be able to effectively clean facilities. 
  • Knowledge of lifting techniques sufficient to be able to move heavy items.
  • Skill in understanding and following oral, illustrated, written or demonstrated instructions.
  • Skill in using chemicals and materials used to clean facilities.
  • Ability and willingness to perform routine and repetitive manual tasks for extended periods.
  • Ability to perform moderately heavy manual tasks requiring the full range of body movements including raising or lowering an object 25-50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in and with public present.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Workable knowledge of office computer software and ability to effectively communicate on our office system in written form.

Education or Formal Training

  • Minimum of high school diploma.

Experience

  • Three years of basic custodial experience with at least one year of this experience being in custodial department supervision is preferred.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • Cleaning agents/chemicals
  • Mechanical floor cleaner, polisher, vacuum 
  • Tools and equipment common to custodial profession. 

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Exposure to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
  • The ability to lift 10-25 pounds; standing; walking; carry; pushing; climbing; balancing; kneeling; crouching; stooping; reaching handling; seizing; grasping or otherwise working with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers; feeling; talking; hearing; repetitive motions; eye / hand / foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties; the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors. 

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-jobopportunities.php?clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788.

Deadline for application is July 30, 2015.

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

Events Manager

Historic Boulder seeks a qualified Events Manager to assist with increasing revenue for Historic Boulder, support Historic Boulder's mission, promote a positive image of Historic Boulder's activities and long-standing history in the community and assist in implementing our Strategic Plan 2014-2016. Reports to the Board President or her/his designee(s) and Executive Director; will work closely with Board of Directors and committees.

Founded in 1972, Historic Boulder was born from the battle to save precious pieces of Boulder's past. Highland School, the Union-Pacific Depot and Central School were all facing demolition in 1971 and the city had no mechanism to evaluate their value or provide protection. Historic Boulder purchased Highland School and helped save the Depot; Central School was demolished. This legacy continues today with the rehabilitation of the Hannah Barker House, located at 800 Arapahoe Avenue. Historic Boulder Inc. saves important places and buildings through advocacy, education, alliances and action. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, develop, plan and produce Historic Boulder's fund-raising and stewardship events, including, but not limited to:
    • Traditional events:
      •  Annual Dinner and Silent Auction (Spring/Summer)
      • Ghost Walk / Ghost Talk (Biennial - Odd years, October)
      • Meet the Spirits (Biennial – Even years, October)
      • Holiday House Tour (first full weekend in December)
    •  New events:
      • One event targeted to families with children
      •  One event involving strategic partnering
      • Other events as determined by the Board
  •  For each event, develop and coordinate: time lines, fund-raising goals, sponsorship brochures, database of contacts, participants and volunteers and post-event debriefing.
  • For each event, identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit current and new prospects for individual, business and corporate donations, sponsorships and underwriting.
  • Manage production of event marketing and sales, press and social media campaigns, coordinating with the education and membership committees. 
  •  Plan and integrate the events into a comprehensive development program which will diversify and increase the funding base.
  • Communicate regularly with President and Executive Director; attend Board meetings.

Goals:

  • For recurring events develop a work plan and schedule that can be used in future.
  •  Identify creative new fund-raising events with high return-on-investment.
  • Set specific fund raising goals for the events, and review quarterly.
  • Ensure each event committee understands and is committed to the specific goals.
  • Meet or exceed the fund-raising goals as mutually agreed upon for the year. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of two years fund-raising, event management, membership programs and donor solicitation experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work and solve problems
  • Familiarity with philanthropy in Boulder
  • Commitment to preserving the Boulder area’s heritage and saving the places that matter

Position will remain open until filled; the first interviews will begin on July 15. No phone calls please.

This position is part-time; $20 per hour offering flexible days and hours; must be available for increased hours before and during events.  Work primarily from home although office space in a historic building downtown is available.

Please send resume and cover letter to job@historicboulder.org or mail to:

Abby Daniels
Executive Director
Historic Boulder
1123 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO  80302

Gallery Teacher

The Clyfford Still Museum’s Education & Programs department is seeking gallery teachers to lead
and conduct school programs for the Museum’s school gallery experience program called inStill.
Gallery teachers will facilitate activity, inquiry, discovery and discussion-based museum
experiences for school groups who wish to visit the Museum and lead off-site outreach
workshops as needed. InStill Gallery experiences are thematically integrated and standardsaligned.

Training and duties
• Participate in the Museum’s 8-10 week gallery teacher training course that is expected to
occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays
• Facilitate/conduct inStill gallery experiences with visiting school groups
• Liaise with Museum’s scheduler about school groups and dates
• Facilitate communication with other gallery teachers, Museum staff, and school teachers
to provide optimum experience for group
• Model appropriate gallery behavior
• Facilitate evaluation follow-up with school teachers and Museum staff
• Work with Museum staff to implement best practices
• Deliver offsite outreach programs as needed
Work hours and duration
• Daytime availability required
• Occasional evenings and weekends required
• Flexible schedule needed to accommodate various groups’ schedules and different types
of offerings
• inStill session time will include time to prepare, conduct, and wrap-up the visits
• Most school visits occur during the school year, however occasional summer availability
may be required

Qualifications
• Applicants should posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in art history, art, education,
museum education or related field. An M.A. is desirable but not required. Teaching
certificate highly desirable. A background check is required.

Skills & Experience
• Must enjoy working with children and possess teaching experience (non-formal, or
classroom)
• Applicants should be highly organized, reliable, creative, flexible and enthusiastic about
experiential learning and art museum teaching
• Strong teaching abilities required
• Must be able to conduct lessons independently as well as part of a team of teachers
• Spanish language skills a plus

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Clyfford Still Museum, attention: Human
Resources, 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. Emailed resumes will not be accepted.
No phone calls please.

Non-Discrimination Statement -
• The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and
conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age,
national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status,
disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by
federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.
• The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including,
without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions,
terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities.
• The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who
brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a
complaint of discrimination.

Lead Sales Associate

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Lead Sales Associate 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:

The Floor Lead provides guidance to the sales associates on days when the Manager and Director of Retail Sales are not available. Demonstrate and model exemplary customer service, provide operational support and ability to problem solve effectively as well as strong communication skills. This position reports to the Manager, Retail Operations.

Requirements:

• High School Graduate, college degree preferred
• 4 years’ experience working in a fast paced environment providing customer service
• Evenings, weekends and holidays required
• Lifting requirements: Ability to lift product up to 25 pounds for restocking purposes
• Must be able to stand for eight hours a day in a retail environment 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on July 24, 2015 at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=548 Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

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.

Editorial Content Intern

The Clyfford Still Museum is seeking an intern who will support its content strategy by creating original editorial pieces for its newsletter, website/blog, and social media channels on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s mission and programs. Excellent writing skills are essential to this position. An ideal candidate would also possess editing skills related to podcasting and video production.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and pitch story ideas on topics assigned by Director of Communications
  • Write editorial copy following Chicago Manual of Style, as assigned
  • Conduct interviews with Museum staff and community members, as assigned
  • Interact with community members on Museum social media channels
  • Create and publish approved items on Museum social media channels
  • Organize workload to meet strict deadlines and perform other duties as needed
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in journalism, creative writing, or AV production; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Solid, demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media
  • Experience with a website content management system, preferably wordpress
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Experience with Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and/or AV editing software is a plus
  • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus
  • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus

Application Deadline:  August 7, 2015
Start Date:
 September 2, 2015
End Date
:  December 4, 2015
Compensation:
 None (academic credit, where offered by a student’s institution)
Benefits:
 Not eligible
Status:  P
art time, unpaid, 8–12 hours / week
Reports to:
 Director of Communications and Marketing

Please send cover letter, resume, and at least two samples of relevant work to john@clyffordstillmuseum.org

NO CALLS PLEASE

Non-Discrimination Statement - The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities.

The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Horticulturist (Greenhouse Production)

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield in Littleton, CO is seeking a full-time Horiculturist. 

Essential Functions

Under direct supervision, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Specifically, assists Senior Horticulturist/Curator (Greenhouse & Propagation) with day to day maintenance of plant collections and greenhouses and nursery.

Qualifications

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

Benefits

Compensation is $15 per hour. Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA); a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complementary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.

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

Development Director

Colorado Railroad Museum seeks a Development Director, who will be responsible for the development, management, implementation and evaluation of the CRRM Annual Fund, Planned Giving Program, and foundation grants. The Development Director is also responsible for making grant applications to federal, state, and local government agencies that provide arts funding; and researching and applying to private foundations and corporations that provide museum grants. The Development Director will work with the Executive Director to create and enforce fund-raising policies and procedures with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, manage, and implement all phases of the Annual Fund campaign; oversee the solicitation and acknowledgement process, maintenance of records, and establishment and disclosure within IRS guidelines of donor benefits; monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.
  • Develop a comprehensive case statement for support of the CRRM, based on long-range plan; update annually. Work with Board to develop and direct year-round program to cultivate new prospects and seek out new funding opportunities.
  • Assist Executive Director on development and implementation of corporate sponsorship program; research and identify potential sponsors; prepare proposals and work with Board to identify matches between the CRRM’s program and each company’s interests.
  • Prepare grant applications for corporations, foundations, and government agencies that provide museum funding; research all grant possibilities and write reports and back-up materials to support each application; follow up on each proposal..
  • Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support the CRRM’s fund- raising events and campaigns.
  • § Assist the Executive Director and Board in establishing appropriate goals for the Annual Fund and all other fund-raising campaigns deemed necessary (endowment, capital, planned giving, etc) each year.
  • § Develop a plan for achieving those goals and establish a master calendar that outlines all fund-raising events and campaigns; coordinate all activities with the CRRM’s master calendar.
  • § Develop budgets for each event and campaign; monitor the progress of each and adjust plans when necessary.
    • § Work closely with the Executive Director and other designated staff in long-range planning for the CRRM; prepare budget projections as needed.
  • Staff the Development Committee of the Board and other volunteers enlisted to participate in the development program.
  • Report to the Board and Executive Committee on progress of the annual campaign; provide other reports and statements as requested.
  • Recommend fund-raising policies and procedures to the Executive Director and Board with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • Organize volunteers to carry out annual campaign; evaluate effectiveness of each campaign.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all donor files and records; develop and administer all donor benefits programs in accordance with IRS guidelines.
  • Provide periodic progress reports; prepare listings and financial statements as needed by the Board and staff.
  • Serve as part of the senior management team to assist the Executive Director.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external contacts to optimize fund-raising efforts.
    • Maintain ongoing contact with contributors, corporate sponsors, and business and community leaders.
    • Support Board and staff efforts to solicit in-kind contributions.
      • Keep abreast of recent research on fundraising; maintain a collection of current fund-raising resource materials.
      • Attend other civic and cultural events in the community; represent the CRRM by speaking at public events as requested.
      • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of fundraising experience, and be comfortable with the responsibility of developing strategies to create a strong fundraising department in a competitive environment.  A proven track record in endowment/capital campaigns is desirable, as well as some knowledge of the Denver philanthropic community.
  • This position requires a self-starter who will set goals and see that they are met. A person who will maintain a direct relationship with community leadership and major donors, and who can passionately translate the museum’s mission and case for support.

Please direct all inquiries to Donald Tallman, Executive Director, to: donald@crrm.org

Please include cover letter, resume, and three professional references electronically.