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Academy Administrator

Overview

Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Their mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community.

Colorado Ballet Academy is a department within Colorado Ballet. Its mission is to provide the highest quality training for dancers wishing to pursue a career in ballet as well as offering community classes that are geared toward children, youth, and adults who want to explore an interest in dance in its many and various forms.

Position Summary

The Colorado Ballet Academy Administrator is responsible for the day to day business operations of the academy. Job duties include registering students for classes, collecting/processing payments, interacting with students and parents in a professional way, scheduling of dance studios, and organizing various academy performances and events. This position reports directly to the Academy Principal and also works closely with the Academy Director and Academy Business Manager.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years general office experience
  • Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting skills
  • Solid experience with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Proven experience working with a customer data base
  • Strong organizational skills
  • History of customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Dance background, HTML experience, and photography are all a plus

Position Duties and Functions

  • Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information, logging attendance, and processing payments
  • Coordinating instructor teaching schedules including helping to find substitutes
  • Collecting instructor timesheets and submitting for payroll
  • Communicating with parents, students, instructors, and other staff in a variety of ways including face to face, phone calls, email, etc.
  • Creation and dissemination of periodic communications with parents and students about upcoming events, academy newsletter and maintaining social media channels
  • Simple maintenance of the academy website
  • Maintaining the master schedule for all dance studios
  • Tracking and following up on student evaluations
  • Generating various management reports from the academy database
  • Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances
  • Organizing external performances by the academy students including ordering costumes, securing an event space, arranging logistics for the day of performance, point of contact for academy children involved in Colorado Ballet professional company performances
  • Performing receptionist duties
  • Other tasks as assigned

Compensation:

  • Salary – commensurate with experience
  • Benefits – medical, dental, 401(k), vacation

Work Hours (approximate):

  • Tuesday thru Friday from 12:30-9PM, Saturday from approximately 8:30-3:30

Application:

Application deadline is May 12, 2017. Please send your resume and cover letter to: HR@coloradoballet.org

Submissions without these items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Colorado Ballet
Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization presenting superior quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training and education programs that enhance the cultural life of the community. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet has transformed over the last 56 years from a small ballet school to the nationally recognized professional company it is today. With 30 professional dancers, 20 Studio Company dancers, a dance academy with more than 700 students, and an education and community engagement department making more than 30,000 contacts each year, Colorado Ballet remains one of the leading performing arts organizations in the state. Please visit www.coloradoballet.org for more information.

Business Support Coordinator

Job Description:

The Audience Research & Evaluation team provides key analytics for the museum by measuring our visitors’ experiences. Come join a dynamic department that is pivotal to the success of what types of IMAX movies, exhibits and programs we offer our visitors. We need a key player to be the glue of the department – someone who can toggle between being administrative support for the department and then helping to provide technical support to our Field Interviewers who collect the data from our guests. We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail orientated, forward thinking candidate who can come up with solutions, and provide support to a small but key team in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. If you are a combination of a people person, a systems creator, and are at ease with everyday technology (tablets and Outlook) - consider applying! 

Essential Duties:

  • Provides support to the department on specific projects. Works with volunteers and other staff as needed for project/department support.
  • Acts as public interface for the department. 
  • Schedules onsite and offsite meetings.
  • Coordinates events and studies with 20 Field Interviewers to ensure events are staffed with appropriate materials as needed.
  • Coordinates the roll-out of communication materials.
  • Designs protocols for Field Interviewers as needed.
  • Orders supplies, assists with travel arrangements and maintains calendars.
  • May provide database support and training as needed.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience providing administrative support required.
  • Some evening/night/weekend work required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player who is eager to meet the team's needs – sometimes before the need is even identified!

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 9, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=768

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

School Entrance Greeter

Do you want to see a child’s eyes light up when they are about to have an adventure? Do you want to encourage their imaginations to run wild? Be a part of a child’s exploration in welcoming them through the doors and join the team!

Job Description:

The School Entrance Greeter provides a friendly face and excellent customer service to field trip groups by assisting with the facilitation of field trips through greeting and promptly welcoming school groups. This position ensures the delivery of a positive museum experience by providing efficient operations of the set-up/take-down of the school entrance area, giving groups directions to their destinations, and leading groups to their cart/bucket area to store their belongings. The School Entrance Greeter interacts with group leaders and addresses large groups with any information needed.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ of experience working in a customer service position required.
  • 1 years’ experience working in a fast paced environment required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 9, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=769

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Host

Do you want to walk with the Dinosaurs? Do you want to journey to far far away galaxies? Come and explore with us and inspire others to discover the unknown!

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a passionate individual to provide excellent customer service by accurately monitoring Museum access, ushering in the IMAX and Gates Planetarium theaters, and providing guests with up-to-date information about the Museum and Temporary Exhibits in a professional manner. Other functions of the position may include cashiering, data entry, and school entrance greetings.

Both permanent and temporary positions are available.

Requirements:​

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 year experience in a fast paced service environment required.
  • Able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Available to work four days a week.
  • Able to go up and down stairs in the IMAX and Planetarium theaters and move quickly entering and exiting theaters multiple times per day.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish/English)
  • Experience working with customers face to face
  • Experience working in a rapidly changing environment.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 10, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=770

Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Assistant Venue Director

SALARY: $71,997.00 - $115,195.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/26/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/2/17

THE POSITION:
The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. Where Denver Works.

Denver Arts & Venues' mission is to amplify Denver's quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, arts and entertainment opportunities. Arts & Venues is the City and County of Denver agency responsible for operating some of the region's most renowned facilities, including Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building. Arts & Venues also oversees the Denver Public Art Program, Create Denver, SCFD Tier III granting process, Arts Education Fund and other entertainment and cultural events such as the Five Points Jazz Festival, Urban Arts Fund, P.S. You Are Here and implementation of IMAGINE 2020: Denver's Cultural Plan. Denver Arts & Venues is committed to diversity, inclusiveness and equity in all our programs, initiatives and processes.

A&V, the City of Denver's agency that oversees a number of world-class venues, is seeking a manager at the McNichols Civic Center Building.  As the Assistant Venue Director for an art, cultural and events venue, this position will manage and oversee operations, private events and art and cultural programs at the McNichols Civic Center Building. This position will be responsible for implementing all strategic goals. This position will be in charge of developing an annual plan for operations, private events and art and cultural programs, including bookings. The McNichols Building is a historic site that holds over 350 public and private events per year. There are six primary indoor and two outdoor event spaces. This position will be responsible for sales and bookings; establishing business and program growth strategies; providing daily operational oversight of the events, security, custodial, facilities, food & beverage, and maintenance. This position oversees employees including events coordinator, program administrator for Cultural Partner Program, manager on duty, facility and maintenance technician, security manager and custodial supervisor.

The ideal candidate will possess strong business development background, events coordination expertise, and arts and cultural programming knowledge. Excellent customer service skills are also critical as the initial point-of-contact as well as excellent organizational skills to manage the venue while juggling a high volume of events, meetings, email and phone calls. 

ABOUT OUR JOB:

As the Assistant Venue Director you will:

  • Primary contact for all programming, operations, sales, booking, and maintenance at the McNichols Building.
  • Develop and manage annual operations budget for the venue, and ensures that staff and financial resources are utilized appropriately. Participates in the development of budget recommendations for capital expenditures.
  • Oversee venue sales ensuring that yearly financial goals are met.
  • Maintain booking software (Triple Seat) and ensure all events are included and accurate.
  • Ensure all events and cultural programs are managed and implemented following all rules and guidelines.
  • Supervise venue operational and programming team including the Events Coordinator, Program Administrator for cultural programs and exhibitions, Manager on Duty, Facility and Maintenance Technician, Security Manager, and Custodial Supervisor.
  • Develop and communicate an annual plan for operations and programs, including events and bookings, and ensure that employees follow the plan and achieve all goals successfully.
  • Monitor daily operations to ensure all processes, policies and procedures are followed.
  • Lead site tours for prospective clients.
  • Ensure that services are being provided efficiently and effectively, and is responsible for taking corrective measures if necessary.
  • Represent the McNichols Civic Center Building with other city entities and agencies. Serves as a city representative on various committees. Fosters collaborative relationships that benefit the organization.
  • Create and administer work group procedures and recommends and implements process, programs and operations improvements.
  • Support operational and finance staff in the settlement phase as necessary.
  • Resolve operational, booking, event and program related issues, making decisions that are inclusive of multiple perspectives, and solves underlying problems.
  • Establish performance metrics for operations, booking and programs to ensure that performance standards are achieved, and identifies opportunities for continual improvement to performance standards. 
  • Oversee and ensure that all building maintenance is addressed in a timely manner by Facilities and Maintenance Technician and contractors.
  • Select, train, and develop events, booking and operations team. 
  • Prepares policies and procedures related to all booking and operations including but not limited to contracting, catering, liquor, vendors, etc.
  • Work with Special Events Office and Department of Parks & Recreation to manage planning and operations related to Civic Center Park taking into consideration venue needs, challenges with park events, rules and regulations.
  • Works regular business hours; occasionally observes evening and weekend events to maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the facilities.
  • Resolves escalated client and citizen complaints. 
  • Attends training through trade organizations and stays up-to-date on the latest booking trends and technology.
  • Provide a minimum 24-hour response time for all email and phone inquiries and create detailed estimates for prospective clients in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee all booking contracts and associated documentation (certificates of insurance, deposits, amendments).
ABOUT YOU

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field
  • Experience in facilities management
  • Three years of supervisory experience overseeing a diverse team
  • Basic computer skills (experience with using Microsoft applications (outlook, word, excel)
  • Experience with booking and operations at a busy events center with multiple event arenas
  • Experience with booking contracts, ticketing and coordination with multiple tenants
  • Knowledge of non-profit arts groups as well as commercial booking
  • Knowledge of arts and cultural facilities and programming
  • Experience with managing small to large scale events
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • High energy, flexibility and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We realize that your time is valuable, so please only apply if you possess at least the following:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in a related field based on a specific position(s).
  • Three years of experience acting as an administrator or a full performance level professional within a specialized, functional area. (Some positions may require experience in a specific area.)

Education/Experience Equivalency:

  • A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements. 

Licensure and/or Certification:
By position, completion of a Career Service Authority supervisory training course prior to completion of the probationary period.

ABOUT EVERYTHING ELSE 
Classification Title: Administrator II - CA2308
Working Title: Assistant Arts & Venue Director
Compensation Range: $71,997.00 - $115,195.00 Annually
Department: Arts & Venues
To Apply: Please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit www.denvergov.org/jobs

Assessments / Testing: This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from AssessmentTeam@denvergov.orgwith further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org to your safe sender list and check you spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here.
 
Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.
 
Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.
 
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Lead Guest Service Associate

Department:  Guest Services
Reports to:  Guest Service Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt; Part-Time position

Position Summary:  The Lead Guest Service Associate is a part -time exempt professional position that is responsible for leading the day-to-day operation of the front desk, as well as assisting with the strategies to grow Group Sales and Membership, with an emphasis on ensuring a positive and efficient visitor orientation to the Butterfly Pavilion. We are seeking a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, who is customer-service-minded and eager to be a part of an organization with exponential growth potential in the areas of membership and group sales. The Lead Guest Service Associate is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of Guest Services Associates and ensures visitors are supported in their needs. The Lead Guest Service Sales Associate will work closely with the Guest Services and Membership Manager to build a program that encourages growth of group sales and membership.  Specific monthly goals will be decided upon between the Guest Services Manager and the Lead Guest Service Sales Associate.

Essential Functions:

Guest Services/Admissions:

  • Set the expectation for Guest Services department‘s tone by creating a welcoming environment by greeting each visitor as they arrive and processing their admission requests with accuracy and enthusiasm.
  • Supervise all aspects of admissions, including but not limited to, cash handling, processing of coupons and discounts, providing information to visitors via email and phone communications, collection of data, and other duties as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable about all happenings at the Butterfly Pavilion, including programs, events, classes, etc. and accurately share the information with visitors through various means including face-to-face interactions, phone & email communications and social media efforts.
  • Understand the Butterfly Pavilion non-negotiables, and make all customer service decisions based on them. 

Membership:

  • Oversee process of all incoming memberships through a variety of areas including the admission desk, on-line and postal mail including data input into Centaman, and creation of membership packet.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all members and address needs and concerns accurately and timely.
  • Work with membership partners (such as the Children’s Museum of Denver) to insure that all records of dual members are accurate and shared in a timely manner.
  • Assist with all membership communications including all incoming questions about the membership department via inquiries at admission desk, phone, email or other avenues, in conjunction with the Marketing Department.
  • Assist with creating, implementing and evaluating membership sales, discounts, promotions, and offers to promote the sale of new and renewal membership to meet revenue goals.
  • Actively participate in the collection of visitor data for monthly visitor reports for the department including such data as zip codes, how visitors hear about the Butterfly Pavilion, area of origin, etc. Input visitor demographic statistics for reporting, and maintain accuracy of records, and assist with creation of reports.
  • Monitor Visitor Exit Survey results, create an incentive program for folks to fill it out and update survey questions as needed.

Group Sales:

  • Assist with managing group communications,  including coming questions about group sales via admission desk inquiries, phone, and/or email and help the registration specialist take registration through POS system while maintaining accurate records, documentation, and follow up procedures.
  • Assist with providing Butterfly Pavilion departments with information on groups and assist with visitor experience needs of the group.

Administrative:

  • Actively participate as a Butterfly Pavilion team member.
  • Assist with recruiting, training and retention a high performing staff.

Additional Duties:

  • Required attendance at monthly all staff, branch and department meetings and additional trainings as designated essential by department and/or organizational need.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, self-motivated person who enjoys working with the public.
  • Ability to work effectively an innovative, fast-paced, and multi-tasked environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of people. 
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Work well individually and as a team and have strong communications skills both verbal and written.
  • Candidates should take initiative; have good follow-through, and excellent organizational skills.

Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a lead capacity of staff and volunteers in a museum or other educational setting.
  • Prior experience working in customer service, visitor services or relations, retail or tourism.
  • Experience in using Microsoft office software, internet, and POS system (Centaman). 
  • Knowledge of selling procedures, and cash handling experience a must.
  • Experience with prioritizing and managing multiple tasks/projects to meet deadlines.
  • Skilled in time management including ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Knowledge of Point of Sale Systems, preferably experience with Centaman.

Competencies

  • Build relationships
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Decision making
  • Department Knowledge
  • Conflict Resolution

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately-loud.

Physical Demands

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Lead Membership and Group Sales Associate.

While performing the responsibilities of the Lead Guest Service Associate, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is often required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work schedule:  

A range of hours in typical work week / up to 28 hours a week, with one weekend day worked per week.  Final schedule will be determined by the Guest Services Manager and the candidate selected for this position.

No phone calls or drop ins.  Position is open until filled.  Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/563927-20970.html

Group Reception Associate

The Denver Art Museum seeks a group reception associate.

This position is temporary until 5/2018.

Under the direction of the associate director, this position is responsible for providing exceptional on-site customer service while continuing to generate/cultivate strong relationships and process sales requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages on-site reception for all youth group visitors
  • Coordinate tours upon arrival
  • Maintain strong knowledge of museum programs and offerings
  • Knowledge of Creativity Resource
  • Logistical booking and processing of education group sales orders in the museums ticketing system, ATMS
  • Process & finalize education group sales transactions
  • Act as on-site education liaison, providing outstanding customer service and follow-up
  • Print computerized invoices, receipts and reports as requested

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends museum staff and volunteer meetings as needed

Schedule will be part-time, and may be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

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

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING: College diploma or equivalent work experience

EXPERIENCE:

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

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY: Computer, printer, calculator, cash register, credit card machines, other typical office equipment

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job

If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process on the website. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process. https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788&job=20682&jpt
Deadline for application is May 12, 2017.

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

Educator

Department: Education
Reports to: Director of School Programs & Interpretation
Direct Reports to: Education Coordinator
FLSA Status: Part-time

Position Summary:  The Butterfly Pavilion seeks a creative, energetic, tech savvy, culturally competent individual with a passion for learning about and connecting visitors-school and youth groups, families, adults-with science, nature, and invertebrates-to join our education team to promote appreciation, understanding, and conservation of invertebrates and habitats worldwide. 

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching engaging, interactive science education programs at the Butterfly Pavilion, in local schools, youth organizations, senior centers, libraries, other community locations, and via real-time video conference (distance learning) for diverse audiences including English language learners
  • Using live animals to demonstrate science concepts
  • Increasing the reach of the Butterfly Pavilion in the community
  • Facilitating public programming and exhibit interpretation for visitors to Butterfly Pavilion

Additional Duties:

  • Attending required branch and facility meetings
  • Collaborating with Programs and Exhibits department to design, develop and implement new curricula or programs or redesign existing curricula to meet needs of diverse audiences
  • Provide administrative support to Programs and Exhibits Department
  • Cross-training to provide program support in other areas as necessary

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications

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

Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in non-formal education setting -e.g. museum, zoo, aquarium, nature center
  • Prior experience in a customer service based role
  • Prior experience working with individuals of different ages, abilities, and backgrounds

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Subject to yearly background check  of driving record through Talent Wise
  • Proof of current automobile insurance with the following coverage: $100,000 bodily injury for each person, $300,000 for each accident, and $50,000 property damage liability.
  • CPR and First Aid certified within a year of hire or before the beginning of camp season, whichever occurs first

Competency:

  • Build relationships
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Department knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making
  • Initiative

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Educator, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Educator will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Educator.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the VP of                            .
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Educator, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to lift, carry and load education materials into vehicle, not to exceed 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

  • 3-4 days a week, 24-28 hours per week on average. Seasonally, scheduled hours vary from 10-40 hours/week.
    Must be available to be scheduled Tuesday through Friday with occasional weekend and evening hours required. 

Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/561590-20970.html

Membership Coordinator

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80230-6929

FLSA Status: Hourly, Part-Time

Salary Range: $14.00-$16.00/hr commensurate with experience

Job Summary: This position exists to administer, support, and grow Wings’ Membership goals. This position will report to the Chief Development Officer and will work 20 hours per week.

Tasks, Duties, and Major Responsibilities

Development & Membership Support Duties:

  • Process and fulfill membership packs, renewal letters, appeal letters, and general mailings
  • Help develop and implement membership programming to drive membership sales
  • Process data entry, perform record keeping and filing for Development Program
  • De-dupe and maintain donor records
  • Participate in select donor-centric events as needed
  • Encourage and solicit museum membership opportunities to all guests
  • Encourage and solicit museum membership renewal & upgrade opportunities to current members
  • Other duties as assigned

This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the employee’s supervisor.

Relationships: Job holder reports to Chief Development Officer

Job Skills Requirements

  • Self-motivated, energetic, outcome-oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work creatively
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience and a wide range of contacts at different levels
  • Ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work
  • Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new programs
  • Commitment to social inclusion and making the Museum accessible to a wide-ranging audience
  • Commitment to the Mission of the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum charge
  • Communicate clearly with the Chief Development Officer and collaborate interdepartmentally                

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old hangar. Environmental conditions may vary. Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Sunday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested, including during evenings and weekends. This position may require you to lift or pull upwards of 75 pounds.

Please send resume to resumes@wingsmuseum.org listing the job title in the subject line.

Audio Visual Manager

Level: Experienced
Job Location: USA-CO-Denver
Position Type: Full Time
Job Shift: Any
Education Level: Bachelor / Undergraduate

Description:

The Audio-Visual Manager is responsible for managing the Denver Art Museum’s audio-visual services supporting internal and external events. The Audio-Visual Manager will oversee front of house and back of house audio-visual technologies, on-call technical personnel and will work directly with clients in both a sales and technical support role. The Audio-Visual Manager is responsible for ensuring superior, service-oriented technical assistance is provided for Denver Art Museum programs, events and meetings.

Qualifications:

AV Event Support

  • Set up, operate, maintain, and store all audio-visual equipment needed for museum events and programs that require such services
  • Video record events and programs
  • Provide professional video/audio editing services
  • Attend weekly museum events meeting in order to gather needed information to properly service events
  • Coordinate response to unscheduled daily needs of staff and events for AV help
  • Coordinate repair or replacement of equipment as needed
  • Coordinate equipment needs for internal events and identify the need for on-call AV support for events
  • Maintain inventory of all AV equipment throughout the Museum detailing description, condition, location & labeling
  • Analyze AV needs two weeks in advance assess equipment availability to assure that all events & requests will be covered
  • Schedule and carry out the logistics of set up, operation, and breakdown for events needing AV
  • Provide a written setup for on-call techs in advance of the event and a verbal briefing using the written setup prior to the event
  • Assist in preparing a schedule for on-call techs two week(s) in advance whenever possible

Business Development & Strategic Planning

  • Promote our AV services with potential and existing clients.
  • Manage pre-event sales and strategy with clients.
  • Strategic planning of our AV services including pricing, market demand and identifying potential growth opportunities.
  • Work with events and accounting departments on invoicing of clients for the audiovisual services provided during events.
  • Manager AV equipment life cycle including purchases, upgrades and retirement of obsolescent equipment.
  • Manage planning and development of the organizations’ AV capabilities for current and future needs.
  • Keep abreast of the latest/best technology to meet the Museum's current & anticipated needs.

Personnel Management

  • Manage hiring, time card approval and training of on-call audio-visual technicians to support event needs and ensure talent pool is meets organization’s needs.
  • Prepare and maintain on-call AV technician schedule.
  • Define and coordinate training of designated staff and volunteers on Museum equipment as required.

Other

  • Assist the technology department with strategy, design and installation of AV technologies to support gallery and visitor experience technology needs.
  • Manage and source vendor relationships for supporting the organization’s current and future AV needs.
  • Manager AV department budget.
  • Supplement existing video production efforts in the organization through pre-production, production and post-production needs.
  • Archive, maintain under proper storage conditions, and keep appropriate records on all original tapes and other media.

Job Qualifications:

Must have an advanced knowledge and skill in use of all audio/visual equipment, including:

Amplifier

Digital/Analog Consoles

Digital Signal Processors

DMX Lighting Controls

Leko Lights

iPod/iPad

HD Camcorder & DV camera

Laptop computers: Mac and PC

Wireless remote controls

DVD player, disc mastering & copy decks

Microphone and wireless mic systems

Monitor

Programmable LED up-lighting

Final Cut Pro X

Digital Projectors

Clearcom System

Creston Systems

Video Switches/Scalers

PTZ Cameras


Knowledge, Organizational Skill and Ability:

  • Must have knowledge of Museum policies, restrictions and procedures sufficient to coordinate Audio/Visual technical programs without violating the security of the museum and its collections.
  • Must exercise sound judgment in solving problems to meet the audio/visual needs of the museum.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Skilled in the live operation & coordination of equipment & presenters needs during events.
  • Ability to react quickly to unscheduled daily needs of staff for audio-visual help.
  • Skill and ability in communicating professionally with others both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and skilled use of all basic audio/visual equipment in the inventory.
  • Strong customer service and a desire to produce high quality AV events for both internal and external clients.
  • Knowledge and skilled use of PC and Mac computers: stand-alone and networked.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

Education or Formal Training:

  • College degree preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ on-the-job experience providing audiovisual/technical support and maintenance/repair of equipment.
  • Museum environment or related field preferred.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
  • Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, transporting equipment, driving museum van, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, eye/hand coordination, climbing ladders, ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.

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

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at: https://www.denverartmuseum.org/jobs/internships

Deadline for application is May 18, 2017.

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.

Cashier

Do you love cookies and dinosaurs?

Every single day thousands of curious guests take a break from an action packed day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and enjoy various treats from our café! If you have a passion for serving your community, then this may be the place for you!

Job Description:

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

Requirements:

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

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 5, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=766Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

Security Officer, Part-time

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 Denvers cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

Security Officers are assigned to the museums galleries for the protection of the artwork displayed in these areas and to assure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors, employees and volunteers.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Security officers are responsible for the enforcement of established museum general policies and procedures; for enforcement of life safety and fire codes; for the enforcement of museum security policy; for theft and crime prevention; for response to all emergency situations to assure a positive visitor experience for all.

Knowledge, Skill And Ability:

  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language; Ability to read, understand and apply written procedure and policy; able to compose a basic incident report using common industry standards; no criminal convictions of theft, burglary, rape, robbery, assault, harassment, child/sexual abuse or drug related offenses or any other crime indicating moral turpitude.

Education or Formal Training: High School/GED

Required Training and Certifications:

Merchant Business Guard License from the City and County of Denver. The completion of the in-house training curriculum for gallery officer.

Experience: Previous security experience preferred but not necessary.

Material and Equipment Directly Used: Two-way radio, personal computer, and flashlight.

Working Environment/Physical Activities: May be called upon to handle emergency or crisis situations. Is subject to long irregular hours, and is exposed to potential danger from assault/hazards and long periods of inactivity.

Physical Requirements: The ability to lift 10-25 pounds; ability to drag 150 person for minimum of 25 feet; hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic in a typical environment; able to lift and operate to discharge a 10lb fire extinguisher; able to climb building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping in 90 seconds; 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.

Please visit www.denverartmuseum.org/jobs-internship to apply.

Custodian

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Part Time Custodian for our Operations Department. Butterfly Pavilion is committed to the study of butterflies, invertebrates and environmental conservation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone AZA Accredited butterfly and insect center in the United States. It flies over twelve hundred exotic butterflies in a lush, tropical conservatory. Butterfly Pavilion is an ideal setting for a person who wants to help create a sustainable environment and contribute to world change through environmental education. 

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Seasonal Custodian is a part-time position, with 10 to 28 hours per week. This position has the responsibility of performing all custodial duties at Butterfly Pavilion including, but not limited to, restrooms, break rooms, drinking fountains, and emptying and cleaning receptacles. Other duties of the position beyond custodial include assisting maintenance personnel as required. This position is responsible for being a team member in ensuring a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and visitors.

Butterfly Pavilion is a 31,000 square-foot facility, with an indoor rainforest which includes live butterflies. The building is located on 11 acres. The Custodian may also be asked to assist with basic care of the outdoor portions of the facility. Additionally, the Custodian is responsible for the following daily tasks:

Job duties:

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

Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Department knowledge
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Building relationships
  • Project/Time Management

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

Position is open until filled. No phone calls or drop ins. Please apply via this link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/560176-20970.html

Retail Associate

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Retail Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Part-time 20 hrs a week

Schedule: Sunday–Tuesday, OFF; Wednesday, 9am–3pm; Thursday, 10am–4pm; Friday, 11am–4:30pm; Saturday, 11am–3pm
Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays. Must be available to work additional hours, when needed for events, holidays, etc.

Rate: $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable
Open: April 17, 2017
Close: Open until position is filled                                         

Responsibilities and Essential Functions                                  

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

Job Requirements

  • Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service
  • Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
  • Bilingual is preferred
  • 18 years of age or older

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Bonnie Bosworth
Office Manager
Fax: 303-433-9520
Email: bonnieb@cmdenver.org

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

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

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

American's for the Arts 2018 Conference Coordinator

PART-TIME CONTRACT
June 2017 – July 2018 

For nearly 60 years, Americans for the Arts (AFTA) has convened an annual convention for arts and community leaders to network and discuss strategies for building stronger towns, counties, and cities through the arts. As our professional field has grown, so has our gathering. What started as a small group of 45 people in 1955 has now grown to nearly 1,000 each year.

Together we’ve shared the successes and challenges of using the arts as core to community development, and we’ve heard expert advice from an impressive list of keynotes including Ben Folds, Richard Nixon, Harry Chapin, John Lewis, Tony Kushner, Arianna Huffington, and Robert Redford. Our Annual Convention is also an opportunity for peer groups interested arts education, cultural diversity, emerging leaders, public art, and more to meet each year to connect and share their work.

For the 2018 Annual Convention, Americans for the Arts and its members are heading to Denver to explore this arts destination and to discuss the pressing issues of equity, accessibility, and community building. Conference dates are Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10, 2018. Pre-conferences will take place Thursday, June, 7, 2018.

The Host Committee (HC) – staff from SCFD, Denver Arts & Venues, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries -- seeks a conference coordinator to provide event planning services including transportation, artist selection and contracting, volunteer coordination, manage committees, etc. to ensure a successful 2018 AFTA convention. This is a part-time, contract position from June 1, 2017 – July 15, 2018. Contractor will office offsite and must provide her/her own computer and supplies.

Description of Services and Timeline
Services include: implementing the Denver Leadership Committee’s vision for hosting the convention; determining budgets and creating timelines for all contracted events; working with Leadership Committee to develop and execute 5-10 unique local ARTventure tours; working with the HC to create and execute Opening Reception (location: Denver Performing Arts Complex) on Friday, June 8, 2018, and the Saturday Night VIP Reception on June 9, 2018 (location: Clyfford Still Museum); staffing and hosting an onsite visitor information booth during annual conference and ensuring appropriate training of staff/volunteers manning this booth; managing on-site guest services to include recruitment and training a team of 15-20 volunteers per day; liaising with the artist presenters on production and performance needs for the plenary sessions, and assisting in the coordination of all A/V tech requirements; advising as needed Pre-Conference Reception(s), and transportation logistics, and performing other services related to the conference.

Deliverable Timeline
Implement and uphold the HC vision for hosting the convention.    Ongoing
Determine budgets and create working timelines for all contracted events. First draft by September 1, 2017
Attend the 2017 Americans for the Arts conference and meet with relevant staff to ascertain
successful components of previous events that would be beneficial to success of 2018 events.
n/a
Participate in all Leadership Committee meetings (comprised of 10-40 members of the community).
+ subcommittee meetings.
Ongoing

Work with Programming Committee to develop and execute 5-10 unique ARTventure tours
throughout Denver and at select sites around the front range; assist in securing transportation
for all tours as needed. 

Ongoing
Fully planned February 2018 Tours June 9, 2018

Work with HC to create and execute Opening Reception (Denver Performing Arts Complex)
on Friday, June 8, 2018; and the Saturday Night VIP Reception (Clyfford Still Museum) on
June 9, 2018. Contractor duties include solicitation of bids from approved vendors, seek
approval for non-approved vendors if needed, coordination of all logistics including catering,
entertainment, decor, staffing, signage and transportation. Solicit in-kind donations and
obtain any necessary permits if required.

Fully planned by March 2018;
Descriptive copy to AFTA by December 1, 2017;
Deliverable on June 8 and
June 9, 2018

Work with HC and other appropriate local organizations to staff and host an onsite visitor
information booth during the 2018 conference, which may include local information and/or
a local calendar of events and restaurant referral. Ensure appropriate training of staff/
volunteers manning this booth.

Prepare in early 2018; Deliverable at convention
June 8-10, 2018

Management of on-site guest services to include recruitment and training a team of 15-20
volunteers per day. Volunteer duties include monitoring the staff office and speaker prep
room, event greeting, transportation assistance, registration, Hospitality Concierge Booth, ARTventure departures and leaders, material prep, etc.

Prepare in early 2018; Deliverable at convention
June 8-10, 2018

Liaise with the artist presenters on production and performance needs for the plenary
sessions, and assisting in the coordination of all A/V tech requirements.

Plan June 2017-spring 2018; Deliverables
June 8-10, 2018

Advise as needed Americans for the Arts on their Pre-Conference Reception(s), Professional Members Reception, etc. Ongoing
Final report July 15, 2018

Further Description of the Services:
Contractor will liaise with the Host Committee and Denver Arts & Venue staff, Americans for the Arts, and with local arts organizations artists, presenters, speakers and production staff to ensure all aspects of deliverables are met – from the evening receptions, to the ARTventure tours, to the artist presenters throughout the convention, to the hospitality booth and its volunteer staff. Contractor will act as a representative of the Denver Arts & Venues as the hosting city organization. Contractor will oversee and manage the ARTventure tours from the time attendees board transportation to get to their destination until their return to the Hyatt Regency Hotel, the convention hotel headquarters. Contractor will assist HC in securing transportation and sponsorships as is possible. There is no monetary sponsorship deliverable as part of Contractor’s obligation, but assistance in securing private sponsorships and in-kind support will be help meet specified deliverables.

Selected candidate will also be expected to attend the Americans for the Arts Conference in San Francisco, June 16-June 18, 2017. Travel expenses – hotel, flight, per diem and ground transportation – will be paid by Host Committee.

Deliverables:
Please see chart on previous page.

Payment Schedule (NET 30):
Please see deliverables timeline in the chart on the previous page. Invoicing and payment shall be scheduled as follows and the total contract amount will not exceed $30,000:

Invoice, dated July 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated August 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated September 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated October 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated November 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated December 15, 2017: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated January 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated February 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated March 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated April 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated May 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated June 15, 2018: $2,307.69
Invoice, dated July 15, 2018: $2,307.72

Supervision & Evaluating Work Product:
Contractor will report to Denver Arts & Venues’ deputy director, Ginger White Brunetti. The Contractor be in regular communication about deliverables and all hosting efforts. With the submission of each monthly invoice, Contractor’s work and progress towards deliverables and goals will be evaluated.

Skills & Qualifications:
This is a position requiring skills in event management, written communication, and customer service. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Event planning experience with budgets, logistics, and deliverables
  • Professionalism in all oral and written communications. Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar.
  • Must be able to work independently from time to time and must have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding matters of significance.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Tracks conference budget and tracks expenditures and make adjustments as needed. Proficient in Excel. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented – demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines at once.
  • Maintain communication with supervisor on all projects and duties.

To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references to Nicole.Garcia@denvergov.org, executive assistant, by Noon on Friday, May 5th.

Program Specialist I

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” – Chinese Proverb

Do you believe that learning is never ending? Do you want to help adults continue their love of learning and education? This position may be for you!

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking a detail-oriented and highly organized Program Specialist I to join the team. This position coordinates logistics and assists in the planning, development and production of Museum Adult Programs. These programs include The Science Lounge, After Hours programs, courses, field trips, and travel. The Program Specialist I collaborates with various departments, as well as external contacts. This position works directly with the Program Specialist II to help develop programs and coordinate with various speakers. This position seeks out opportunities to maximize guests’ experiences, mentors staff and volunteers through assisting in scheduling, coordinating break and various administrative tasks, and prepares program delivery by ensuring classrooms are set up/taken down efficiently, all while working in a fast paced, energetic environment.

Bilingual Spanish/English a plus

Requirements:​

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by April 28, 2017 to:
http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=764Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Associate Director of Development

The Colorado Ballet seeks an Associate Director of Development who is an integral member of the Development Department and works collaboratively with the Director of Development and other development staff to create and execute a comprehensive annual development plan addressing individual, corporate and foundation giving, as well as events aimed at achieving the development department’s goals of raising $2.25-$2.5 million annually. The position is full-time and benefited with an annual salary commensurate with experience.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish strong relationships with fellow staff, members of the board of directors, major donors and patrons of Colorado Ballet.
  • In collaboration with the director of development, design and implement strategies that include measurable targets for self and direct reports.
  • In collaboration with the director of development and other development staff, maintain and manage a major gifts program which retains donors from year to year and upgrades major gifts as appropriate.
  • With the director of development, create metrics for measuring department performance.
  • Manage a portfolio consisting of 75 or more qualified donors and prospects (individual and corporate) capable of making significant gifts, including the setting of individual goals. 
  • Identify, research and cultivate potential new corporate partners and individual donors.
  • Generate monthly reports that accurately reflect portfolio activity and performance.
  • Utilize Colorado Ballet’s donor database for all aspects of portfolio management including timely, accurate and thorough documentation and recording of actions taken with prospects.  
  • Assist in stewardship plans to ensure appropriate recognition of donors at all giving levels.
  • Support written efforts to solicit donors and ensure timely, accurate completion of proposals, gift agreements and reports.
  • Ensure development materials are compelling, complete and up-to-date.
  • Be a positive face and presence at Colorado Ballet performances, academy events and performances, and development events throughout the year.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in fundraising/sales experience or equivalent.
  • Experience with six figure (or larger) gifts or equivalent.
  • 2 years’ experience supervising staff.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Local travel as necessary. 

Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Experience with Tessitura (or similar donor database) is highly desirable
  • Proven interpersonal skills that build confidence and trust with donors, colleagues and senior leadership.
  • Strong written and oral communication, negotiation, organizational, analytical and fundraising skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, frequently under time pressure.
  • Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality of sensitive materials.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Colorado Ballet
Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 56 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Community Engagement programs.  Visit www.coloradoballet.org.

Museum Educator - Part-time

Hours:  20 hours per week (Tuesday- Friday, 8 am – 1:30 pm, with occasional weekend or evenings)

Basic Function and Summary

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus' mission is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. Museum Educators are ambassadors of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

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.

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.
  • Driving to and from offsite activities.
  • 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
  • College degree required; concentration in relevant field preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and current proof of insurance
  • Must successfully pass a motor vehicle inquiry to drive company vehicles
  • At least 18 years of age
  • 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

Please send your cover letter and resume to Traci McGrath, School Programs Manager, at tracim@cmdenver.org by Monday, April 24, 2017. 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 reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.

No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please

Curatorial Assistant

The City of Golden offers a unique small town atmosphere and a great work environment. Put your talents and skills to work in an organization whose basic tenet is: "Make the City of Golden a Great Place to Live and A Great Place to Work"

We are currently recruiting for Curatorial Assistant. This position assists Exhibit and Collections Curator with documentation, care, and display of the City of Golden museum collections including inventory and cataloging of collections in excess of 15,000 items.

BA/BS in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, or related field. M.A. preferred.
Minimum two years museum experience with prior collections management preferred. Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel for research, curriculum and reporting writing. Knowledge of PastPerfect collection management software preferred.
Excellent oral communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and multi-task. Working knowledge of collection management and dealing with artifacts a plus. Knowledge of museum registration and handling of museum objects.

Must possess a valid driver's license with good driving record.

TO VIEW THE FULL JOB POSTING AND TO APPLY ONLINE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: http://www.cityofgolden.net/work/jobs/

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

Private Events Coordinator

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Facilities Manager. The Facilities Manager has the responsibility of managing and supervising the operation of facilities, including general maintenance, basic repairs, some remodeling work, and janitorial services.  Ensure consistent, efficient operation of contractors that oversee HVAC (including boilers and chillers) preventative maintenance.  Establish short- and long-term goals in conjunction with the Senior Vice President Operations, and in line with the strategic plan, to maximize the efficiency, life and effectiveness of Butterfly Pavilion and its operating systems. Ensure a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and guests. 

We are seeking a candidate who is technically competent, with excellent problem solving, analytical, and managerial skills. The Facilities Manager works with every department within Butterfly Pavilion, and must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Additionally, time management and the ability to handle a complex workload are integral to the success of this position.

FLSA: Full-Time, Exempt

Application Deadline: Immediate review; will remain open until filled

Anticipated Start Date: May 8, 2017 or May 22, 2017

About Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion believes that an appreciation of the environment begins with an appreciation of all living things. Every day we teach the young and old alike about the need for conservation, because with knowledge and empowerment we will protect the world’s natural habitats for generations to come. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world. We achieve that mission by providing engaging educational opportunities to 55,000 school children and nearly 300,000 Guests annually. Butterfly Pavilion is a Tier II member of the SCFD (Science and Cultural Facilities District) and is the eighth largest cultural facility in the Denver Metro area, attracting more than 4.5 million Guests in 19 years of operation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the United States and has become a prototype for many others. Our facility includes four indoor exhibit areas; eleven acres of public gardens; two educational classrooms; and event space, including a 2,200 square foot ballroom and patio overlooking Jefferson County Open Space. Looking forward, we are committed to providing the most enriching experience for our audience, being recognized as a scientific authority, and being a leading educational resource on invertebrates.

Butterfly Pavilion strives to create a culture of accountability to our work and each other, so a work life balance is a priority. We emphasis health and life outside of work from wellness programs to 401K to fun Team Building challenges and group health benefits. Working at Butterfly Pavilion give you the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate people in a positive, friendly environment of learning and fun where the motto, “One Pavilion. One Team” means everything.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions

Private Events

  • Host tours for prospective clients, work with Marketing Coordinator to create compelling sales materials, and participate in networking and outreach events to meet revenue goals.
  • Serve as a point of contact for private events clients during events. This entails learning and executing Butterfly Pavilion's event management guidelines and procedures.
    • Private events occur at varying times days, nights, and weekends. The Private Events Coordinator must be available to work these shifts.
    • Prior to the facility rental, communicate with the client on final service needs and communicate any necessary information to key members of Butterfly Pavilion's team to fill those needs.
    • During events, oversee setup and teardown of equipment, conduct pre and post facility inspections, coordinate with vendors as needed, and turn on/off exhibits.
    • Supervise clients and vendors during rental periods to ensure adherence to Butterfly Pavilion policies and procedures.
    • Schedule Event Ambassadors, Bartenders, Security Guards, and contract vendors for both private and public events.
    • Under the direction of the Vice President of Marketing & Communication and in collaboration with the Marketing Coordinator, create and execute private events promotions and marketing strategies.
  • Develop relationship with members, individuals, and corporations who book events so as to maintain a catalogue of repeat business while prospecting for new events.
  • Serve as a contact for preferred vendors of Butterfly Pavilion and assist the Vice President of Marketing & Communication in fostering those relationships and promoting preferred vendors to clients.
  • Host informative tours of Butterfly Pavilion and our event space for potential clients; lead selling and booking private events.

Birthday Parties

  • Book birthday parties with clients into CENTAMAN (Butterfly Pavilion’s registration system)
  • Assist with promotion and marketing of Butterfly Pavilion’s birthday party program
  • Maintain a high level of organization for client paperwork
  • Track inventory of party supplies and sales stock
  • Be a team leader for the Birthday Party Ambassadors by
    • Creating a work schedule for them based on client needs
    • Communicate with ambassadors about schedules, trainings and other job requirements
    • Coordinate interdepartmental cooperation for smooth operation of the birthday party program as part of Butterfly Pavilion
    • Coach and evaluate ambassadors based on their performance
  • Obtain signatures for Birthday Party Contracts
  • Assist Birthday Lead with scheduling, and communicating requirements of each Birthday Party
  • Develop new Fun and Educational Birthday Party Add-ons in conjunction with Group Sales & Events Manager to grow and improve options for clients

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in hospitality or other related industry
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent Guest/Client Relations

Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience managing events at a multi-use facility

Competencies

  • Build relationships
  • Teamwork
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Decision making
  • Department Knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Private Events Coordinator, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the employee will encounter both hot and cold environments while performing duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Private Events Coordinator.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Private Events Coordinator.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and stand/walk around for several hours at a time.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Private Events Coordinator, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to lift, sit, and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Reports to: Sales Manger

Direct Reports: Events Assistant

Work schedule

A range of hours in a typical work week for this salary exempt position is normally 45 hours a week.  Schedule is Tuesday through Saturday.

The starting expected salary range for this position is $30,000 to $32,000 annual salary based on experience. The Private Events Coordinator is required to attend bi-weekly meetings, monthly All Staff meetings, and other meetings and trainings as needed.

Please apply via this link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/557878-20970.html

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Guest Service Associate

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a part-time associate for our Guest Service Department.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic people-minded individual with a strong work ethic, skill at paying close attention to detail, and the ability to provide excellent customer service to all of our visitors.

FLSA: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Application Deadline: Open until filled          

About Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion believes that an appreciation of the environment begins with an appreciation of all living things. Every day we teach the young and old alike about the need for conservation, because with knowledge and empowerment we will protect the world's natural habitats for generations to come. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world. We achieve that mission by providing engaging educational opportunities to 55,000 school children and nearly 300,000 visitors annually. Butterfly Pavilion is a Tier II member of the SCFD (Science and Cultural Facilities District) and is the eighth largest cultural facility in the Denver Metro area, attracting more than 4.5 million visitors in 19 years of operation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the United States and has become a prototype for many others. Our facility includes four indoor exhibit areas; eleven acres of public gardens; two educational classrooms; and event space, including a 2,200 square foot ballroom and patio overlooking Jefferson County Open Space. Looking forward, we are committed to providing the most enriching experience for our audience, being recognized as a scientific authority, and being a leading educational resource on invertebrates.

Butterfly Pavilion strives to create a culture of accountability to our work and each other, so a work life balance is a priority. We emphasis health and life outside of work from wellness programs to 401K to fun Team Building challenges and group health benefits. Working at Butterfly Pavilion give you the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate people in a positive, friendly environment of learning and fun where the motto, "One Pavilion. One Team" means everything.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Description of Duties

  • The Guest Services Associate is the first and last point-of-contact for visitors upon entering or leaving the Butterfly Pavilion.
  • Provides excellent customer service during all interactions with customers, volunteers and co-workers.
  • Supports the Butterfly Pavilion's mission and core operating statement in the course of serving guests.
  • Uses the Centaman Database system to process all transactions, including sales, reservation check-in, membership visits, and membership sales.
  • Processes transactions in an accurate and efficient manner, ensuring accurate cash handling and recordkeeping. 
  • Over sees cashier transactions, end of day deposits and ensuring accurate change orders.

When working at the Front Desk, the Associate:

  • Processes admission sales, provides orientation to the exhibits and notifies visitors of programs offered for the day. 
  • Checks in members and groups for their visits.
  • Promotes and sells memberships.
  • Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries from Guests.
  • Performs other tasks for the Visitor Services department as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

  • 2 plus years of Cash handling and Point of Sale experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Skill at paying attention to detail.
  • Skill and experience in operating a cash register, making change, counting cash in various denominations, and following step-by-step procedures.
  • Experience with Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • High School Diploma.

 Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree.
  • Experience with a museum, zoo, or other cultural attraction.
  • Spanish-speaking.

Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Detailed oriented
  • Communication Skills
  • Department Knowledge
  • Builds Relationships
  • Decision Making

This position will be regularly scheduled for 15- 25 hours per week depending on the business needs.  The starting hourly wage will be $9.50-$10.50 depending on qualifications.  Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. A background check will be required.

All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via Butterfly Pavilion's on-line application process by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window.  Please submit applications immediately for consideration. 

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/515362-20970.html

Director of Advancement, Individual, and Corporate Giving

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

Job Description:

This position is responsible for visioning and implementing plans that develop and maintain private-sector and individual donor relationships that yield desired or better-than-desired annual and long term fundraising results from donors. Oversees the advancement team that solicits gifts from assigned donors and prospects in the form of gifts to operations, strategic initiatives, planned gifts and/or endowment.  The annual fundraising goal for this team is $2-4 million, of which the Director of Advancement is an individual contributor.

Essential Duties:

  • Develops and manages a portfolio consisting of 75 or more prospects (individual and corporate) capable of making significant gifts; secures major gift commitments.
  • Designs and implements strategies for team that include measurable targets for each direct report for each fiscal year (e.g., personal visits, stewardship activities, solicitations). Provides leadership so that team members are set up for success to meet and exceed metrics around face-to-face contacts, number of proposals submitted annually, and total dollars raised.
  • Partners with staff across the institution, as well as initiative teams to develop and implement fundraising strategies in order to meet established goals and objectives. Facilitates productive relationships between donors and the Museum community, including Museum staff and board leadership.
  • Supports written efforts to solicit donors and ensures timely, accurate completion of proposals, gift agreements, and reports. Documents prospect strategies and action reports, evaluates new prospects and generates stewardship reports and general correspondence daily to cultivate major gift prospects.
  • Represents the Museum at events (internally and externally).
  • Serves as a leader in commitment to utilize department databases in all aspects of portfolio management, including maintaining database integrity through timely, accurate, and comprehensive recording of actions taken with prospects under management.  Ensures team members are using the database to inform and track moves management within their portfolios.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.  
  • 8 years’ experience in fundraising/sales experience or equivalent required.  
  • 3 years’ experience with six figure and larger gifts or equivalent required.  
  • 3 years’ experience supervising staff required.
  • 1 years’ experience with a donor database or equivalent required.   
  • Evening and weekend required.
  • Some local and national travel required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.  

Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge software is highly desirable.
  • Proven interpersonal skills that builds confidence and trust with donors, colleagues and senior leadership.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation, organizational, analytical and fundraising skills, including the ability to accurately interpret financial information and manage data.
  • Excellent initiative and organizational skills to prioritize tasks, projects, and workflow, and strong independent judgment regarding best use of time.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 18, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=761Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Executive Director

Evergreen Children’s Chorale (ECC) is seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual to lead our team in the role of Executive Director. For 25 years, ECC has provided high quality chorale and musical theatre instruction and performance opportunities to students in 2nd through 8th grades. 

The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the strategic vision and long-term sustainability of the organization while also managing and executing daily operations. Working closely with our dedicated and talented artistic staff, the Executive Director will have ultimate responsibility for areas such as strategic planning; fundraising and grant-writing; marketing and outreach; logistics and scheduling of performances and rehearsals; communication with stakeholders; budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting; relationships with contractors and vendors; compliance with policies and procedures; and oversight of volunteers.

The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and will work closely with our Artistic Director. The position also includes frequent interactions with artistic staff, members, parents, and community partners and vendors. A successful candidate will be a dynamic and inspired leader with a proven passion for providing inspiring music and theatre experiences to children. Applicants should be able to multi-task efficiently and with grace, have excellent organizational and communication skills, demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively with a team, and have a willingness to roll up their sleeves and dive into the daily work of running a small non-profit. 

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

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position is part-time with flexible hours to be negotiated. While we will continue to accept application until the position is filled, our goal is to fill the position by May 1. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to info@evergreenchildrenschorale.com.

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

Conductor

ORGANIZATION: ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHILDREN’S CHOIR
ORGANIZATION TYPE: 501c3
JOB LOCATION: DENVER, COLORADO
TYPE OF JOB: PART-TIME
JOB CATEGORY: CHORAL MUSIC EDUCATION
JOB TITLE: CONDUCTOR
SALARY: BASED ON EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir is seeking a choral conductor/music educator to direct training choir ensembles in its Neighborhood Choir Program for the 2017-2018 season. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct weekly choir rehearsals in an engaging, exciting manner
  • Recruit singers to participate from local schools and other local neighborhood programs
  • Plan and direct appropriate performance opportunities throughout the year
  • Work with other staff to select appropriate repertoire and coordinate musicianship curriculum and sight-singing instruction

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music – Master’s Degree preferred
  • Previous experience as music educator and/or choral conductor
  • Knowledge of, and experience working with, the developing voice
  • Experience working with diverse populations preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Send a cover letter and resume to Leslie Britton, Artistic Director, at lbritton@rmchildrenschoir.org by May 5, 2017.  Please contact Leslie with any questions.

Communications Coordinator

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applicants for the position of Communications Coordinator.  The Communications Coordinator will support the Strategic Communications efforts of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The purpose of these efforts is to both elevate the exposure and protect the reputation of the organization. The role is an entry-level public relations position that will provide support for the DCPA’s publicity efforts including event attendance, basic PR tasks and general administrative support.

Primary skills include:

  • Coordinate Meltwater (a web-based press management system)
  • Post, update and coordinate Press Photo library through Flickr
  • Maintain key organizational documents
  • Represent organization within DCPA and with external partners at meetings and weekend/evening events
  • Oversee various PR tasks including, but not limited to, create and maintain online event listings, program assembly, award submissions, travel/meeting arrangements, employee communications, etc.
  • Be responsible for advertising contracts and fulfillment
  • Write and/or fact check various PR/marketing assets including, but not limited to, press releases, Applause articles, News Center articles, promotional material, etc.
  • Coordinate special events such as opening night receptions, media receptions, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:

  • The Communications Coordinator should have a minimum of two years’ or equivalent experience in public relations and possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field.
  •  Applicants should be willing to work evening and weekend hours
  • Be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook) and be familiar with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of theatre, Broadway, performing arts and the cultural industry are helpful.
  • Applicants who are bi-lingual, possess excellent social media skills and/or have basic video editing knowledge are encouraged

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

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive organization therefore strongly encourage women and minorities to apply.

Wig Assistant

The Denver Center Theatre Company a division of The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is seeking a qualified person as a Wig Assistant on multiple productions for the upcoming Production Season.  Skills include:

  • Requires strong ventilating skills,
  • Ability to style wigs on a daily basis.
  • Assist actors with make-up application when necessary.
  • Put on wigs in an organized and efficient manner. 
  • Ability to execute tasks and collaborate efficiently and on deadline.
  • Ability to work quickly in a fast paced environment.

Requirements: A graduate from cosmetology school or a similar field is not required but it is preferred.  You must also have at least two years of professional regional theatre experience.  Must have the ability to create and maintain a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a professional manner.

Position is full-time seasonal with benefits for our 2017-2018 season.

Submit resume and salary requirements via email to: hrdirector@dcpa.org. No Phone Calls Please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.

Wardrobe Assistant

The Denver Center Theatre Company, a division of The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for the position of Wardrobe Assistant for the 2017-2018 Season. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assisting actors with dressing and changes
  • Maintenance of finished costumes for assigned productions from technical rehearsals through closing  

Requirements Include:  

  • Experience in regional or professional theatre.  
  • Must have the ability to create and maintain a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a professional manner
  • Ability to execute tasks and collaborate efficiently and on deadline 
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This position requires some lifting, working with shop equipment as stated above, working under tight timelines, problem solving, and flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Must be available to attend all dress rehearsals and performance dates.

Submit cover letter and resume via email to: hrdirector@dcpa.org. No Phone Calls Please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.

Part-time Visual Merchandiser

Department: Gift Store

Reports to: Store Manager/ Retail Director

FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-exempt

Position Summary: Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit invertebrate zoo, is seeking a Visual Merchandiser who will be responsible for providing the direction and leadership necessary to ensure the growth of the gift store by developing and implementing merchandising strategies that successfully support the organization's missions of conservation and education related to invertebrates and their role in the environment.

The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for overall look and feel of the store, including storefront windows, sales floor, and displays. He/She will help to create the Merchandise Standards and be a training resource to achieve consistent merchandising message throughout the store.

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

Position Description

The Part Time Visual Merchandiser will help us to showcase our merchandise in the most appealing way, allowing our guests to see, touch, and experience our products. Working with the Retail Director and Store Manager to oversee the placement of all products, layouts and displays. The Visual Merchandiser will also train teammates on the art of merchandising and provide input into the stores overall layout. The right candidate must have a keen interest in design and layout, must be a self-starter and enjoy working on the sales floor. Every day, you will oversee that new freight shipments are unpacked and either merchandised appropriately or planned. The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for organizing and displaying an ever-changing mix of merchandise. It’s up to the Visual Merchandiser to conceptualize, plan, design, and implement merchandising ideas in a timely manner. Monitor store and conduct store weekly walks with the Retail Director and Store Manager to communicate and ensure that priorities are aligned from all perspectives. Ensure all product placement and presentation priorities and tasks do not interfere with selling effort. Responsible for all promotional, product and ad signage for all selling departments. Establish and implement seasonal floor sets and execute timely switchover with Sales and Operations teams.  Partner with Retail Director and Store Manager on fixture procurement, in store props, graphics and other special projects to impact the business and visual presentation. Proper utilization of sign making program to ensure consistent messaging, increase sales, cut labor and materials costs, and reduce waste. Due to the nature of this position, you may be asked to work early in the morning or late in the evening, when the store is closed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Represent Butterfly Pavilion in a professional manner to clients and potential clients in order to demonstrate our cultural commitment to Guest Experience
  • Create strategic merchandising plans clearly identifying cost and keeping the Retail Director and Store Manager involved and informed
  • Maintains visual and display standards and ensures the sales floor is designed and stocked to Butterfly Pavilion standards; utilize necessary lighting and fixtures to achieve branding goals and maximize sales; evaluate shop layout and submit plans for major changes in relation to fixtures and lighting; ensure creative display changes utilize props and accessories.
  • In Conjunction with the Store Manager train store staff by reviewing and revising orientation to products and sales training materials, delivering training sessions, including developing and implementing new merchandising and product training.
  • Collaborates with management to provide associates training on product labels and designs, trend changes and potential sales opportunities
  • Leadership in providing exceptional customer service in the gift store.
  • Attracts customers by originating display ideas, following display suggestions or schedules as deemed appropriate by Retail Director, constructing or assembling prefabricated display properties, producing merchandise displays in windows and showcases, and on sales floor.
  • Promote sales by demonstrating merchandise and products to customers.
  • Help customers by providing information, answering questions, obtaining merchandise requested.
  • Assists in the completion of daily Gift Shop operations and projects while keeping the focus on the customer experience
  • Initiates conversations and interacts with customers in an authentic and personalized way, being an asset to membership development
  • Shares advice, product knowledge and personal experiences to engage and connect with the customers
  • Suggests alternate products, complementary pieces, outfitting tips, or styling ideas based on the customer’s personal style and interests
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • Department Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Result and Goal Orientated
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Project/ Time Management

Additional Duties:

  • Regular attendance to organization, branch and department staff meetings.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications / Experience

  • 3 years or more related experience in visual merchandising and sales work ; preferably within a boutique or nonprofit venue 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have experience in building and developing team members and sales
  • Ability to lead in a professional work environment.
  • Desire to be in direct contact with people specifically children.
  • Well-developed problem resolution skills
  • Design or display experience
  • Current merchandising trends experience
  • Strong Project Management Skills

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

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

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to moderate loud.

Physical Demands

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

-While performing the responsibilities of Visual Merchandiser the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Additional daily physical requirements can include the following:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time doing computer work. 
  • Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment. 
  • Ability to use telephone and computer to communicate and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be willing and able to work varied and long shifts that may include holidays and weekends.
  • Must be able to work and staff specials events.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. to move and transport inventory using appropriate safety and lifting techniques

Work schedule:  

Must be able to work varied hours/days as business dictates. A range of hours in a typical work week / non-exempt of 15/25 hr. a week. This is a part-time position, and general hours of work and days will include weekends.

Please apply via this link:

https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/554452-20970.html

Gallery Attendant - Seasonal

Reports To: Visitor Services Manager

Position Summary:
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is looking for Gallery Attendants to provide exceptional customer service as they engage with MCA visitors throughout the galleries. Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, Gallery Attendants will help MCA guests navigate through the museum, communicating museum policies and offering interpretive assistance. Gallery Attendants will provide the support that many first time and infrequent visitors seek in order to have an enjoyable museum experience.

Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with a knowledge or interest in contemporary art and culture. Gallery attendants receive training with museum staff, and gain experience toward potential museum and gallery careers. This position consists of 8 to 12 hours per week, including weekends/evenings. This position will start immediately and run until August, with potential for permanent employment. 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent hospitality, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous customer service experience alongside the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities is mandatory
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to keep focused to follow instructions
    • Ability to handle both slow and high volume periods
    • Experience working in a customer service environment a plus
    • Multilingualism a plus
    • Must have flexible availability and weekday availability

Gallery Attendant Responsibilities

General

  • Provide a visible Visitor Service presence in the museum galleries
  • Create a friendly and welcoming environment
  • Stand and remain alert while visitors are in gallery area
  • Constantly monitor visitor service needs in assigned areas
  • Be proactive in answering visitors’ questions, such as the location of amenities (restrooms, etc.), the location of art objects, or information about the Museum’s hours
  • Resolve visitors’ complaints on the spot in a way that is consistent with the MCA’s approach to customer service

Interpretive Duties

  • Become knowledgeable about the artists and exhibition on view
  • Offer informative dialogue regarding the artwork in current exhibitions
  • Expected to attend ongoing training/enrichment classes pertaining to customer service, museum operations, and art interpretation

Classification: Part-Time 8-12 hours a week, including special event work.

Compensation: Starting rate of $10/hr.

Please send resume, cover letter and availability to taylorh@mcadenver.org.

Vice President of Human Resources

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a complex organization with a large and varied workforce.  Our employment arrangements include year-round, seasonal and intermittent employees, and six collective bargaining agreements.  Our desire is to provide our team members with an outstanding experience and robust culture that is consistent across the organization.  Accordingly, this requires that we have an exceptional Human Resources function, and are seeking an individual to lead our efforts.

Interested candidates, please submit the following documents to execsearch@dcpa.org:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References

DESCRIPTION:

The Vice President of Human Resources will be a steward and key influencer of our most strategic assets: our people and our company culture.  This individual will be responsible for leading the full range of all human resource functions including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, learning and development, and employee engagement.

This role is instrumental in helping to create a highly engaged, high performing organization in order to deliver on the mission of the Denver Center.  This role will lead at both the hands-on and strategic level by partnering with the cross-functional teams to design and execute strategies that motivate and retain our talented team, while fulfilling their personal aspirations and long-term career ambitions.

DUTIES:

  • Serve as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, helping to define the overall vision and direction of the organization
  • Partner with the Management Team to identify and deploy impactful people strategies and policies that enable the organization to succeed
  • Manage a team of professionals who oversee payroll, compensation and benefits, mail room and front desk reception
  • Lead with a strong ethical and social conscience, driven by a knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, as well as non-profit sector employment policies and procedures
  • Serve as a key point of contact with the company’s six collective bargaining units to ensure compliance and strong working relationships
  • Create a strong feedback loop to ensure that employees and management are well-served by the Human Resources department
  • Coach and advise employees at all levels using effective communication, teambuilding and conflict resolution methods
  • Support improved employee engagement and overall company culture by actively participating on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee
  • Establish company-wide compensation and benefits strategies that will ensure the Denver Center provides competitive and equitable compensation packages
  • Develop and implement a robust new employee orientation and onboarding program
  • Conduct regular reviews of company policies and procedures to ensure all human resource practices are updated and implemented on a regular basis  
  • Update the employee handbook periodically and communicate changes through training and employee bulletins
  • Work collaboratively with the Customer Experience team to ensure that our internal volunteers, staff and ambassadors are trained and refreshed on a regular basis
  • Implement talent management practices that reflect the company’s core values, including goal setting, annual performance reviews, employee improvement plans and succession planning
  • Partner with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts University (DCPA-U) to develop and promote occupational development and professional training opportunities
  • Develops human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the company
  • Develop, implement and oversee a dynamic internship and professional exchange program to establish an employee pipeline
  • In collaboration with company management, lead employee recognition strategies to honor individuals and teams for exceptional work in an effort to build a culture of respect, appreciation and acknowledgement

EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years of professional experience leading a Human Resources department for an organization of comparable size to the Denver Center
  • Three+ years of experience at the executive leadership level in Human Resources working with Finance, Technology Services, Operations, and Sales and Marketing functions
  • Proven ability to lead a dynamic team and achieve business results through others in a fast paced environment
  • Strong experience with employee relations, resourcing, learning and development and all aspects of talent management
  • Leadership presence a must, with a high degree of energy and self confidence
  • Excellent communications and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of financial and business analysis techniques
  • Minimum education, bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration or a related field preferred.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.

Seasonal Butterfly Keeper

Department: Curatorial
Reports to: Lepidopterist
FLSA Status: Seasonal, Part-time, Non-exempt

Position Summary: A Butterfly Keeper provides care for all exhibitry and non-exhibitry animals at Butterfly at Chatfield while educating guests about the plants and animals inside the butterfly house.

Position is open until filled

Essential Functions:

  • Provides daily care for Butterflies at Chatfield animals including cleaning of habitats in exhibit area and behind the scenes.
  • Provides daily husbandry for Butterflies at Chatfield, and monitor their health and enrichment.
  • Ensures proper record keeping of daily husbandry, maintenance actions and animal health.
  • Maintains compliance for USDA regulated animals.
  • Upholds AZA standards and follows Butterfly Pavilion animal policies.
  • Effectively communicates with direct supervisors, and other members of both Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens, to support the overall needs of Butterflies at Chatfield.
  • Directly communicates with Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms staff for onsite needs and minor or emergency maintenance requests.
  • Helps develop and implement trainings for volunteers as well as supervises volunteers within the butterfly house.
  • Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers, problem solves and communicates within the team and when working with other teams or departments.
  • Interacts with and provides educational information for guests of all ages visiting the butterfly house.
  • Creates a meaningful interaction for guests by making connections between the butterfly house and daily life.
  • Uses live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to guests.
  • Conducts daily public programming and develops curriculum for new programs.
  • Responsible for specific exhibit expertise and dissemination of specific exhibit content as assigned.
  • Follows all non-negotiables, check email and phone messages regularly, report injuries within 24 hours, and alert immediate supervisor and necessary team staff when calling in from work.
  • Additional duties based on organizational priorities and as needed.

Qualifications  /  Experience:

  • Experience working with invertebrates or animals in a zoo, museum, or similar facility.
  • Possesses or working towards a Degree in Biology or a related biological field or study.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic, strong sense of fun, and patient.
  • Experience working in a non-formal education/museum/education setting and/or a customer service based role.
  • Prior experience working with, as well as comfortable working with, individuals of different ages and abilities

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Butterfly Keeper, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Butterfly Keeper will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Butterfly Keeper position.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to high humidity, intense sunlight, heat, cold, wind, precipitation, and uneven surfaces. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  The employee will be exposed to salt water, aquarium maintenance chemicals, shellfish (living and dead), chemical (bleach, vinegar, ammonia, etc.).  This employee will also be exposed to venomous and non-venomous invertebrates.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Butterfly Keeper position.
  • While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to: sit, stand, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift (the employee must be able to lift 50lbs).  This employee must handle a variety of invertebrate animals, some being mildly venomous. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  The Butterfly Keeper may have to occasionally run small machinery.
  • Employee must have an up to date Tetanus vaccination.

Core Competencies

  1. Project/time management
  2. Communication skills
  3. Teamwork and cooperation
  4. Department knowledge
  5. Detail oriented
  6. Interpersonal skills
  7. Initiative
  8. Ethical Conduct

Dates of Employment:

Onboarding: Monday May 22nd at Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, CO
Training: Thursday May 25th at Butterflies at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
Opening Day: May 26th - Closing Day September 24th at Butterflies at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
Work schedule:

 Hiring for three positions:

  1. 4-5 days a week keeper (28-40 hrs/week)
  2. 2-3 days a week keeper (14-24 hrs/week)
  3. On call keeper Coverage for vacation, sick leave and busy days (3-4 days a month)

Hourly Rate: $12/hour

No phone calls or drop ins 

Please submit a RESUME AND COVER LETTER via this link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/552683-20970.html

Cafe & Bar Associate

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

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

Job Title: Café & Bar Associate

Reports to: Café & Bar Manager and Lead Café Associate

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

Responsibilities:

  • Making and serving quality food, beverages and cocktails to the visitors of the MCA Denver
  • Performing specified tasks and upholding procedures and policies
  • Keeping the MCA Café & Bar clean and organized, making sure product is fresh and upholding high quality standards
  • Excellent cash handling and POS proficiency
  • Engaging visitors in conversation on food, beverage and contemporary art

Desired Skills:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Compensation: Hourly plus tips

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

Director of Education

FLSA Status: Exempt Full Time

Job Summary: This position exists to accomplish Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum’s educational mandate and responsibilities by creating, developing and implementing education programming that includes formal learning (in Extension, Charter and Learning Center situations), outreach and continuing education while making learning enjoyable, accessible and interesting for a wide range of Wings’ visitors. This education-focused role is responsible for the day-to- coordination of Wings’ educational programs activities and requires working closely with staff, volunteers, consultants, service providers, educators and advisors. The objective is to educate, inform, improve outreach, raise the profile of Wings locally and nationally, to sustain and increase partnerships and to improve museum visitor experience and numbers (both virtual and in person).

Qualifications:     

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in a technical subject.
  • Experience as a classroom teacher, with licensure or “highly qualified” status.
  • Experience as a charter and/or public school building leader.
  • School District Central Office experience.
  • CO Department of Education licensure as a principal or administrator.

Tasks, Duties and Major Responsibilities:    

  • Day-to-day management of program, project and event details while working with consultants, staff, and service providers to meet all project objectives and timelines.
  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of a formal education program for school groups, which will compliment school curriculum, support state/national education standards, engage students and fulfill teacher needs.
  • Expand Wings’ current STEM programming (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to become a recognized and highly utilized resource for students seeking after school, weekend and “camp” enhancement STEM skill sets.
  • Assist teachers/school groups in planning, coordinating and managing field trips (both in person and virtual) to the Museum. This includes helping teachers to select presentations, making reservations, providing orientation materials and following up with before and after group visits.
  • Creation of teacher packets and materials which tie into State and Federal curriculum standards and 21st century skills, in consultation with the Museum’s Education committee,
  • Make personal contacts and actively develop teacher relationships and promote the Museum and web resources to schools.
  • Oversee the social networking and web forum content as they relate to education at Wings.
  • Act as project manager for Wings Aerospace Academy at the Lowry site, the Centennial Airport site and other locations as defined by the project plan and the Wings Education committee, building a strong presence for Wings in the local and regional education community.
  • Play a key role in establishing learning outcomes (measurement) for Museum programming and work to ensure they are achieved.
  • Work closely with the Chief Operations Office and Chief Development Officer and other Museum staff and resources to develop grant concepts and to secure income and funding for education initiatives.
  • Develop, manage, and adhere to department budget(s).
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated market protocol.
  • Undertake any duties or projects of a similar nature as required from time to time.

This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the employee’s supervisor.

Relationships: Job holder reports to the Chief Operating Officer. Jobholder supervises the Education Program Manager, the Education Program Coordinator and other personnel as defined by Wings leadership.

Job Skill Requirements:    

  • Self-motivated, energetic, outcome-oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work creatively.
  • Ability to devise, research, prepare and deliver exciting and engaging learning sessions.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience and a wide range of contacts at different levels, ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work.
  • Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new programs.
  • Commitment to social inclusion and making the Museum accessible to a wide-ranging audience.
  • Commitment to the Mission of Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum.

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old aircraft hangar which provides the excitement and heraldry of being around aerospace. Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On occasion, hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested. Out-of-town travel and weekend/holiday hours may be required.

Executive Director

Augustana Arts is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit musical arts conglomerate and will celebrate its 20th anniversary season starting in September 2017.  The organization hosts three performing groups – Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Men’s Chorale, Colorado Women’s Chorale – a Concert Series, and City Strings, an after-school musical education program for Denver’s underserved children.  Combined the organization presents approximately 20 concerts each season throughout the Denver metro area.

The Executive Director of Augustana Arts is a three-quarter time (approx. 30 hours weekly), non-benefited, salary position that is responsible for human resources, development, fundraising, advertising, and fiscal management of the organization.  Opportunities for advancement are prevalent as the organization continues to grow.  Duties include, but are not limited to, hiring and managing employees and contractors, marketing and development strategies and implementation, Board development and management, and volunteer management.  The position works closely with the Production Manager, Music Directors, and Boards of Directors to continue to grow a fantastic musical arts organization that serves more than 10,000 people annually.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A welcoming and warm personality with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong multitasking skills and is comfortable working in diverse and potentially high pressure settings such as in offices, schools, front of house for concerts, and public speaking for small and large groups
  • Minimum of three years of non-profit organizational leadership experience, preferably with an arts organization
  • Proven fundraising experience including events, corporate donations, foundations, and individual donors and patrons
  • Experience with marketing strategy and implementation across multiple medias including radio, print, direct mail, and online social media
  • Strong fiscal management skills and understanding of budgeting and reading financial statements
  • Successful grant writing experience especially with government grants
  • Volunteer and Board recruitment and management experience
  • Highly organized and forward thinking, able to plan activities months or even years in advance
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must pass a background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Musical background with performance and/or managerial experience with professional level performance groups
  • Understanding of bulk mail rules and regulations, and experience working with graphics designers and printers
  • Strategic thinking and leadership, able to identify and build new opportunities for organizational success
  • Computer savvy and able to leverage technology to solve problems
  • Strong connections within the Denver and Colorado philanthropic community with prior experience writing successful grants for SCFD and local foundations

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this leadership position by sending a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three job related professional references via e-mail to:

Attn: Executive Search Committee

EDsearch@AugustanaArts.org

Applications will only be accepted electronically, and applicants are encouraged to use PDF formats for application submission.  Please do not call the Augustana Arts office to inquire about this position.  All questions related to the position may be sent to the same e-mail address above.

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

Trolley Staff (several openings) & Supervisor (one opening)

Title: Trolley Staff  Pay: $13/hour (no benefits)

Title: Trolley Staff Supervisor   Pay: $15/hour (no benefits)

The Denver Tramway Heritage Society is a 501(c)(3) membership-based, non-profit organization that operates the Denver Trolley along Denver’s South Platte River between Confluence Park and Old West Colfax Avenue. The Trolley is managed, 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 or half-time, seasonal position (during the DT’s regular riverfront operating season).

DUTIES

  • Public outreach (marketing) and ticket sales at DT stops along the line, including cash sales and credit card sales using a “Square” credit card reader (for use with smartphones).
  • Completing “start-up tasks” prior to first Trolley trip of the day to include:
    • Setting up signage and items related to ticket sales (e.g. canopy, table, chairs, signage, etc.) at stops along the line before each day’s operations.
    • Readying the Trolley for operation, including but not limited to: starting engine, performing safety checks, and checking that equipment is in place and operating properly, and monitoring fuel level and alerting designated operating authorities when additional fuel is required.
    • Cleaning the Trolley car before each day’s operation.
    • Sweeping the boarding platform at the Confluence Park station.
    • Making a maintenance trip with the Trolley before the first trip with passengers (unless a charter is scheduled) including but not limited to:
      • Checking the car and track for safety issues.
      • Removing debris from the tracks at recreation path and road crossings.
      • Picking up trash and trimming grass/weeds along the right-of-way and tidying the area around the caboose.
      • Sweeping platform areas other than the Confluence Park station as needed.
  • Completing “end of day tasks” after the final Trolley trip of the day including but not limited to:
    • Retrieving and storing signage and other items related to ticket sales.
    • Shutting down and securing the Trolley.
    • Reconciling and recording ticket sales and cash received.
    • Completing daily paperwork (Daily Trip Report and Daily Deposit Slip) and depositing the daily receipts in the safe.
    • Reporting to the Trolley Operations Supervisor any items in need of repair or maintenance.
  • Serving as the Motorman or Conductor to operate the Trolley car when volunteers are not available.
    • Motorman is responsible for safely starting, operating and stopping the Trolley.
    • Conductor is in overall charge of the operation of the Trolley and delivers an historical narrative to the passengers during the trip.
    • All operations will be conducted in accordance with the latest version of the Denver Trolley Operations Manual.
  • Other duties as assigned.  Examples could include, but are not limited to:
    • Operating charter trips with the Trolley in the hours immediately before/after normal public operations. Charters will generally be scheduled between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m., and 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    • Other marketing or public relations efforts.

SCHEDULE

  • Full-time (40 hrs. per week) and half-time (20 hrs. per week) applicants will be considered.
  • Working days are Thursday through Monday (5 days per week for full-time employees and alternating 2 or 3 days per week for half-time employees).
  • Work shift is 8 hours per day, not including a half-hour lunch break. Start times will vary from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and ending times from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Some additional flexibility in start/finish times may be required on occasion to accommodate special operations.
  • The Trolley’s regular riverfront operating season begins Memorial Day weekend (Thursday, May 25, 2017) and ends on Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2017).  Applicants should be available for the entire operating season unless alternate arrangements are made prior to accepting employment.
  • Paid, on-site training will be provided. The training schedule will 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.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Applicants must be in good health and in sound physical condition.
  • Applicants must possess a valid automobile driver’s license to verify vision and the ability to operate a vehicle.
  • Applicants must be able to lift and carry 25-pound fuel cans and empty them into Trolley fuel tank.
  • Applicants must be able to climb up and down the Trolley steps multiple times each day when boarding/alighting from the Trolley and must be able to assist passengers into and out of the car.
  • Dress code:  applicants must present a neat and clean public appearance and will be required to wear the standard DT Operator’s uniform specified in the DT Operations Manual (black or navy pants or knee length shorts, white uniform shirt, black or navy socks, black shoes plus Motorman’s hat).  Note that the DT will provide the hat and two uniform shirts; other items are the applicant’s responsibility.
  • Other equipment:  applicants must have a working cell phone in their possession while on duty.
  • The Denver Trolley is an alcohol, drug and tobacco free workplace and by accepting employment, applicants agree to undergo drug and/or alcohol testing upon request.
  • Applicants will be subject to a background check through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

OVERTIME

  • 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.
  • Overtime is not paid on holidays.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@denvertrolley.org.

Production Manager

Augustana Arts is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit musical arts conglomerate and will celebrate its 20th anniversary season starting in September 2017. The organization hosts three performing groups – Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Men’s Chorale, Colorado Women’s Chorale – a Concert Series, and City Strings, an after-school musical education program for Denver’s underserved children. Combined the organization presents approximately 20 concerts each season throughout the Denver metro area.

The Production Manager of Augustana Arts is a full-time hourly, non-benefited position that is responsible for the behind-the-scenes planning and implementation of all Augustana Arts programs and educational activities. Duties include, but are not limited to orchestra personnel management, library work, contracting musicians and ensembles, collaborating with music directors, and concert planning and management. The position works closely with the Executive Director, Music Directors, and City Strings teachers to continue to grow a fantastic musical arts organization that serves more than 10,000 people annually.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A welcoming and warm personality with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong multitasking skills and is comfortable working in diverse and potentially high pressure settings such as in offices, schools, and stage management for concerts
  • Highly organized and forward thinking, and able to plan activities months or even years in advance
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with an orchestra, with preference given to prior stage and production management skills especially with professional orchestras
  • Passionate about music education especially instrumental education of children
  • Formal college music education, with preference given for orchestral instrumentalists
  • Reliable transportation
  • Can pass a background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Musical background with experience managing concerts, music library work, and personnel management
  • Has strong connections in the Denver music market including peer relationships with orchestral instrumentalists and/or choirs
  • Computer savvy and able to leverage technology to solve problems

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this leadership position by sending a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three job related professional references via e-mail to: PMsearch@AugustanaArts.org. Attn: Production Manager Position

Applications will only be accepted electronically, and applicants are encouraged to use PDF formats for application submission.  Please do not call the Augustana Arts office to inquire about this position. All questions related to the position may be sent to the same e-mail address above.

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

Guest Services Associate

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Part-time 22 hrs a week
Schedule: Sunday – Tuesday, OFF; Wednesday, 9 am – 1 pm; Thursday, 12 – 4 pm; Friday, 8 am – 2:30 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 5:30 pm

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

Rate: $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable 
Open: March 13, 2017
Close: Open until position is filled

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Heavy cash register operations / cash handling for high volume admissions desk, Gift Shop, and Café sales. Must be able to accurately balance cash register sales
  • Opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk and Café 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

Job Requirements

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

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

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Bonnie Bosworth
Office Manager
Fax: 303-433-9520
Email: bonnieb@cmdenver.org

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

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

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

Scene Design Assistant

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for the position of Scene Design Assistant to the Senior Designer for the Denver Center Theatre Company. This is a full-time non-exempt position during the Production Season, July through March, reporting to the Director of Scene Design.

General responsibilities include:

  • AutoCAD drafting, scale model building and graphic design as required for the scene design process 
  • Oversee the communication of artistic information to all production departments 
  • Serve as liaison to the Scenic Designer 
  • Provide the Scenic Designer with artistic research, renderings, materials selection as needed and maintain quality control of scenic elements for productions of the Denver Center Theatre Company 
  • Create graphic documents (using Photoshop and other graphic programs) 
  • Attend technical rehearsals as necessary 
  • Assist Scenic Designer with media projections as needed 
  • Assist where possible and when necessary with the painting and finishing of props, scenery and technical effects

Requirements Include:   

  • MFA in theatrical design or equivalent experience preferred
  • Professional theatrical experience 
  • Ability to draft (AutoCAD and hand drafting), read & interpret blueprints 
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD drafting program, 2 years minimum experience 
  • Experience working with and assisting theatrical scene designers 
  • Ability to collaborate with designers and directors; communicate artistic concepts and ideas through verbal, written and traditional artistic mediums 
  • Computer experience: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Creative Suite; SketchUp and other graphics programs 
  • Strong sense of spatial and proportional relationships and mechanical aptitude 
  • This is a self-directed position that requires artistic aptitude, organizational and communication skills

Submit letter, resume, and references, via email to hrdirector@dcpa.org. No Phone Calls Please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.

Guest Services Associate

Guest Service Associate

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a part-time associate for our Guest Service Department.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic people-minded individual with a strong work ethic, skill at paying close attention to detail, and the ability to provide excellent customer service to all of our visitors.

FLSA: Part-time, Non-Exempt
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Anticipated Start Date: March 27, 2017

About Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion believes that an appreciation of the environment begins with an appreciation of all living things. Every day we teach the young and old alike about the need for conservation, because with knowledge and empowerment we will protect the world's natural habitats for generations to come. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world. We achieve that mission by providing engaging educational opportunities to 55,000 school children and nearly 300,000 visitors annually. Butterfly Pavilion is a Tier II member of the SCFD (Science and Cultural Facilities District) and is the eighth largest cultural facility in the Denver Metro area, attracting more than 4.5 million visitors in 19 years of operation. Butterfly Pavilion was the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the United States and has become a prototype for many others. Our facility includes four indoor exhibit areas; eleven acres of public gardens; two educational classrooms; and event space, including a 2,200 square foot ballroom and patio overlooking Jefferson County Open Space. Looking forward, we are committed to providing the most enriching experience for our audience, being recognized as a scientific authority, and being a leading educational resource on invertebrates.

Butterfly Pavilion strives to create a culture of accountability to our work and each other, so a work life balance is a priority. We emphasis health and life outside of work from wellness programs to 401K to fun Team Building challenges and group health benefits. Working at Butterfly Pavilion give you the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate people in a positive, friendly environment of learning and fun where the motto, "One Pavilion. One Team" means everything.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Description of Duties

  • The Guest Services Associate is the first and last point-of-contact for visitors upon entering or leaving the Butterfly Pavilion.
  • Provides excellent customer service during all interactions with customers, volunteers and co-workers.
  • Supports the Butterfly Pavilion's mission and core operating statement in the course of serving guests.
  • Uses the Centaman Database system to process all transactions, including sales, reservation check-in, membership visits, and membership sales.
  • Processes transactions in an accurate and efficient manner, ensuring accurate cash handling and recordkeeping. 
  • Over sees cashier transactions, end of day deposits and ensuring accurate change orders.

When working at the Front Desk, the Associate:

  • Processes admission sales, provides orientation to the exhibits and notifies visitors of programs offered for the day. 
  • Checks in members and groups for their visits.
  • Promotes and sells memberships.
  • Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries from Guests.
  • Performs other tasks for the Visitor Services department as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

  • 2 plus years of Cash handling and Point of Sale experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Skill at paying attention to detail.
  • Skill and experience in operating a cash register, making change, counting cash in various denominations, and following step-by-step procedures.
  • Experience with Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • High School Diploma.

 Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree.
  • Experience with a museum, zoo, or other cultural attraction.
  • Spanish-speaking.

Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Detailed oriented
  • Communication Skills
  • Department Knowledge
  • Builds Relationships
  • Decision Making

This position will be regularly scheduled for 15- 25 hours per week depending on the business needs.  The starting hourly wage will be $9.50-$10.50 depending on qualifications.  Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. A background check will be required.

All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via Butterfly Pavilion's on-line application process by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window.  Please submit applications immediately for consideration. 

No phone calls or drop-ins please. https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/515362-20970.html

Manager of Venue Sales & Implementation

Job Summary: The Manager of Venue Sales and Implementation will be responsible for selling and servicing events ranging from corporate to social events as well as internal organization meetings and events. The Manager will be the main lead onsite during event season and assigned events to ensure client contracts are fulfilled satisfactorily for a great customer experience. In addition, this person will train and manage sales associates and lead logistical coordination of private events at the Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street. The Manager of Venue Sales and Implementation will be responsible for account management, conducting site visits, contract negotiation and achieving revenue goals. In addition to servicing events, responsibilities also include being on-call during assigned events or certain dates.  This position requires several forms of communication with the public, including but not limited to talking by phone, computer and in person interactions. Must maintain a flexible work schedule to accommodate night, early morning, some holiday, and weekend work.

Career Type: Full-time

Location: York Street

Qualifications: Bachelors’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Vantix ATMS+, Caterease, Social Tables and Blackbaud Financial Edge is preferred.  Must maintain a flexible schedule and be available early mornings, night, weekends and holidays depending on events schedule. Position requires a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record and incumbent must have their own reliable car.

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

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

Zookeeper Internship - Entomology

Company Description: Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Invertebrates – animals without backbones, make up 97% of all animal species on the planet! Our zoo is designed to showcase the diversity of these small wonders, their habitats, and the big role they play in ensuring the health of our environment. Five immersive exhibits, including a tropical rainforest filled with 1,600 free-flying butterflies, provide visitors of all ages with an unforgettable experience. We are the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences! 

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

Responsibilities:                                                

  • Provides public customer service, education, and animal contact/interaction in the exhibit areas of the Butterfly Pavilion
  • Responsible for the day-to-day care for all animals on exhibit and behind the scenes, maintaining daily record keeping
  • Clean and maintain all exhibit and behind the scene areas
  • Provide support to Curatorial zookeepers
  • Develop and execute an independent project to emphasize particular interest and expand the knowledge base of the Curatorial Department.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or hold a degree in biology, environmental sciences, education or related fields
  • Interest in invertebrate animal husbandry and care, visitor and environmental education
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets)
  • Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite)
  • Criminal background check
  • Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Reports to:  Curatorial Team
Duration of Internship: Interns must complete 300 hours, typically aligned with school trimesters
Hours per week: 2-3 days per week/16-24 hours per week, depending on school requirements

Application Deadlines Each Year: 

  • Spring Term - Applications Due by November 1st
  • Summer Term - Applications Due by April 1st
  • Fall Term - Applications Due by July 1st   

Start Dates:  

  • Spring - January 10th
  • Summer - May 23rd
  • Fall - August 29th

Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases

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

Director of Facilities Management

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

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Facilities Management. The Director of Facilities Management oversees the management, maintenance, and security of all buildings and infrastructure for The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). DCPA’s facilities total over 330,000 square feet and include: office buildings; a multi-use live theater complex comprised of four major theater spaces and premier event spaces; one warehouse; one cabaret style theatre; and 42 residential condominium units in multiple locations with multiple uses. 

The Director of Facilities Management leads teams in the areas of preventative maintenance, facility repair, calibration and environmental services, safety, security services, and custodial services. This position is also responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering strategies for reducing the environmental impact of all facilities as well as implementation of energy savings measures and all reduction in facilities operating costs.   

Primary skills include:

  • Facilities Management. Responsible for the efficient management of day-to-day operation and maintenance of all the DCPA properties - directing the maintenance, operation, repair, and replacement of all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, building interior/​exterior repair, and related grounds for all the DCPA’s facilities.
  • Operational Budgeting. Manages a departmental budget of over $3M annually including creation of the department’s annual budget in partnership with Facilities Department’s Business Manager, DCPA’s Accounting Department, and the VP of Facilities Management and Event Services.  Provides insight into quarterly budget forecasts and works to maintain operating efficiencies that contribute toward meeting or exceeding operational budgets year over year.
  • Security and Safety Services. Provide leadership and management of the DCPA’s Security and Safety efforts by planning, implementing, and supervising the DCPA’s Security and Safety Department. Partners with the supervisor of Security & Loss Prevention to develop and implement security systems, processes, policies and procedures.  Responsible for ensuring DCPA’s compliance with all federal, state and local agencies.
  • Custodial Services. Provides the direction and supervision of DCPA’s in-house custodial team engaged in the care, cleaning and general maintenance of DCPA’s Bonfils Theatre Complex. Directs the best possible standard of cleanliness, maintenance, and sanitation in all public areas, office areas and common areas of the complex. Contracts and directs outsourced custodial services as required.
  • Capital planning & reserve analysis. Evaluates recommends and justifies major capital equipment and purchases and works with the Director of Capital Project Management to identify, plan, and coordinate major capital projects throughout the DCPA.
  • Board Representation. Represent the DCPA and the Bonfils Foundation in active participation on the Board of Directors for the Brooks Tower Homeowner’s Association.
  • Enforces established quality assurance standards, including initial quality standards and directs the follow up of any warranty work. 
  • Active participation in strategic leadership activities throughout the DCPA at the Director level.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:                                                 

  • Advanced knowledge of all building operating systems including but not limited to: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire/life safety, emergency egress, fire suppression, building automation systems, pneumatic and digital HVAC controls.
  • Working knowledge of applicable regulatory safety standards (HMIS, OSHA, Hot Work, Wood Dust safety, etc.)
  • High-level knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Previous experience implementing a capital reserve analysis.
  • A minimum of 15 years Facilities Management experience with experience managing a diverse workforce.
  • Proficiency with various computer applications, including Microsoft Office and building automation systems.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

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

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

Horticulture Internship

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

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

Regular Duties:

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

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

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

Urban Prairies Project Internship

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

Classification of Position: Part-time (between 15-20 hours a week)

Reports to: Butterfly Pavilion Horticulture Director

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or holding a degree in environmental education, environmental sciences, biology or other related fields
  • At least one field season’s experience with field research and restoration methods – volunteer experience ok
  • Strong organizational skills

Regular Duties:

  • Works with Horticulture Director and Volunteer Manager to develop and lead volunteer training curricula for community restoration volunteers of all ages
  • With Butterfly Pavilion and open space staff, supports  restoration volunteers during work days: guiding activities, answering questions, providing on-the-job training, etc.
  • Works with Horticulture Director and open space staff to evaluate short-term success of restoration plans for two centerpiece open spaces in Broomfield and Westminster

Deadline: Rolling
Anticipate Start Date: Negotiable
Stipend: When available

Interested applicants should email a resume and a cover letter to:

Amy Yarger, Horticulture Director
ayarger@butterflies.org
6252 West 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80120                                
720.974.1874