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Box Office Clerk – Days, Evenings and Weekends (Part-time)

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

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

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

REQUIREMENTS:  Previous experience with answering phones, computer data entry, cash handling and public contact/customer service. Previous experience in a box office, very desirable.  Individuals applying must be available to work weekends, Monday and Wednesday day shifts and some evening shifts.

SALARY RANGE:      Hourly Rate starting at $10.50

DATE POSTED:               March 21, 2014


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  A City of Arvada application is mandatory in order to be considered for this position.  Please complete our online City application, available 24 hours a day, on our City’s web page at . Resumes submitted without a City application and late applications will not be considered.

Seasonal Floating Sales Assoicate

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a seasonal, part-time Associate for our Gift Shop and Visitor Service Departments. 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:  Seasonal, Part-time, Non-Exempt

Application Deadline:  April 25th, 2014

Anticipated Start Date:  May 12th, 2014

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • The Gift Shop and Visitor 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.

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 Visitors.
  • Performs other tasks for the Visitor Services department as assigned.

When working in the Gift Shop, the Associate:

  • Greets customers, ascertains and meets customer needs by showing and selling appropriate items.
  • Maintains a clean and attractive Gift Shop by merchandising, stocking, straightening, and cleaning.
  • Assists with inventory management.
  • Uses the Centaman Point of Sale system to sell Gift Shop and Concession Items.
  • Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries from Visitors.
  • Performs other tasks for the Gift Shop department as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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:

  • Merchandising experience.
  • Associate's Degree.
  • Experience with a museum, zoo, or other cultural attraction.

This position will be regularly scheduled for 10- 25 hours per week depending on the business needs. The starting hourly wage will be $9.00. 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 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25th, 2014.  Anticipated start date is May 12th, 2014.

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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Communications Manager

The Denver Art Museum is seeking a self-directed professional communicator to serve as Communications Manager on its Communications team. The Communications Manager develops and implements the Museum’s media-relations program and in collaboration with staff, develops and implements social media strategy, with the goal of maximizing the museum’s visibility, increasing attendance, communicating key messages and generating positive goodwill that enhances the Museum’s reputation in Denver and beyond. This position reports to the Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement creative, measurable and effective local, regional and national media-relations strategies to generate measurable coverage and enhanced reputation for the Museum and its programs in broadcast, print and digital outlets.
  • Serve as a museum spokesperson.
  • Initiate and/or oversee the development of media materials for exhibitions, events and programs.
  • In collaboration with team, develop and implement social media strategy, including monitoring and managing social media channels and coordination of institutional contributors.
  • In collaboration with Associate Director of Communication, routinely test and keep updated the museum’s crisis communication plan.
  • Represent the Communications team in inter-department planning sessions and act as the lead in representing media relations activities and objectives.
  • Oversee and manage Communications/Media Relations Coordinator.
  • Supervise interns and staff aides when applicable.
  • Attend museum events or media opportunities outside general office hours, as needed.
  • Contribute to a positive and energetic working environment.
  • Collaborate with consultants and assist in managing agencies.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of current news media landscape and demonstrated ability to shift course with future change
  • Ability to demonstrate 5 years’ experience in media relations and communications, and measurable, high-level media placements for previous employers and clients.
  • Skilled in communication to diverse audiences, both internal and external
  • Self-directed problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and complete multiple tasks
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to produce fast, accurate, and lively copy
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills. Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and juggle diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent computer and word-processing skills
  • Experience working as part of a team in a creative and collaborative environment

Education or Formal Training                    

  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in communications, English, Journalism  or a related field


  • 5 years of experience working for a public-relations agency or organizational communications department.
  • Pluses: Candidates with non-profit experience, candidates who are bilingual and/or those with Denver-area media contacts.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • PC, copier, fax machine, email

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Sitting, carrying, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, feeling, eye/hand coordination, repetitive motion
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries

Additional Information

This is a full-time position withbenefits.  Posting closes on April 30, 2014. If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to:  In the subject line of your email, please list your name first followed by the position you are interested in obtaining.

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.

Marketing Coordinator

Butterfly Pavilion, a non-profit organization and one-of-a-kind educational venue, is seeking a Marketing Coordinator. The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible to develop, establish, execute, and maintain marketing, advertising, and promotional strategies to realize Butterfly Pavilion's strategic goals.

FLSA:  Full-Time, Exempt
Application Deadline:  April 28, 2014
Anticipated Start Date:  May 12, 2014

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.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee marketing efforts for Butterfly Pavilion; develop marketing plans, implement marketing strategies, and evaluate progress.
  • Serve as a marketing resource to all departments  e.g. Membership, Gift Shop, Visitor Services, Programming, and Science  Research, etc.
  • Working closely with a graphic artist, oversee the design, printing, and distribution of all collateral and advertising materials.
  • Track industry trends and offer innovative strategies to boost marketing and promotional efforts.
  • Review, maintain, and collaborate on overall facility branding.
  • Oversee any and all external advertising placements  print and online.
  • Collaborate with media buyer on radio and television advertising  i.e. details of buys, track and help implement value added offerings, supply radio scripts, and help create television ads working in conjunction with video designer and audio talent.
  • Collaborate on the development and supervise the content, management, and maintenance of Butterfly Pavilion website.
  • Maintain a strong social media presence for Butterfly Pavilion via Facebook, Twitter, YouTub, Google +, Pinterest, and other platforms.
  • Oversee the content for email blasts and target audience marketing campaigns.
  • Serve as a media spokesperson for Butterfly Pavilion.
  • Assist in coordinating media interviews/spots.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem analysis and problem-solving abilities.
  • Creativity and resourcefulness in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects.
  • Must be able to work with team members from multiple departments in achieving their marketing goals.


  • Business or marketing-related degree or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies.
  • Proven experience in customer and market research.
  • Experience working closely with a graphic artist to design collateral.
  • Experience serving as a spokesperson on camera and over the air.

The expected salary range for this position is $32,000 - $36,000 annual salary based on experience. The Marketing Coordinator is required to attend bi-weekly meetings, monthly All Staff meetings, and other meetings and trainings as needed.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references to the attention of Leandra Lipson by copying and pasting the link provided below in a separate browsing window.. Please submit applications no later than 10:00 am on Monday, April 28th, 2014. Anticipated start date is May 12th, 2014. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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Museum Educator/Performers

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for Museum Educator/Performers. This part-time position works to provide exceptional informal education using visitor focused discovery learning and performance techniques and Museum collections and resources.  Educators/Performers deliver Early Childhood Education(ECE), community, family, children’s, teen and adult programs on a variety of scientific and cultural topics and through a range of formats which may include; demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction, theatrical performance and character enactment.

Successful candidates must have at minimum a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, and at minimum 1 year of teaching/education experience or at least 1 year performance experience. Candidates must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Colorado driver’s license and automobile insurance or the ability to obtain. Some weekend availability preferred.

Candidates should also have advanced and dynamic presentation, facilitation and communication skills and the ability to be engaging and responsive to the needs of diverse learners and audiences.  Candidates should be able to learn content quickly and be reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible.

Candidates should also be able to complete, with or without reasonable accommodation, lifting and maneuvering of materials, tubs, props and costumes; 10-50 lbs., operating and loading/unloading Museum vehicles as well as kneeling, climbing and walking and the ability to stand for prolonged periods.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via no later than April 16, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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

Gallery Retail and Volunteer Manager

Foothills Art Center seeks a Gallery Retail and Volunteer nangaer. This position seeks to optimize visitor experience and maximize gallery revenue through excellent hospitality, service, facilities, displays, and merchandise that generate gallery and membership sales and encourages charitable contributions at point of sale. These efforts will be supported through the development, maintenance and delivery of a high quality volunteer program. The manager also prepares end of day sales reports, prepares deposits, maintains reports on performance metrics. The individual also ensures facilities meet visitor standards and guides community service workers community service projects.

  • Associates degree or bachelors degree;
  • Five years combined experience in retail and volunteer/staff management;
  • Experience in a museum or gallery setting a plus;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Intuit Point of Sale, consignment, GiftWorks or other development software;
  • Experience with spreadsheets, data entry, and word processing
  • Excellent customer service skills/experience
  • Collaborative na
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs

Schedule: Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. Occasional evening hours required for exhibition openings and special events.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants may submit in PDF format a cover letter describing salary requirements, how the individual meets the qualification criteria of the position, and why he or she is interested in working at Foothills Art Center; a resume; and three references to Please no phone calls.

Part Time Teacher Professional Development Coordinator

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Part-Time Teacher Professional Development Coordinator. The Teacher Professional Development Coordinator ensures that all Teacher Programs are high quality, dynamic, audience appropriate and engaging learning experiences that support the goals and mission of the Museum. 

The Coordinator will develop and implement the Museum’s professional development opportunities, including face-to-face and online coursework, to meet teachers’ instructional needs and enhance pre-service teachers’ learning experiences.  He/she will provide rich learning experiences, through positive collaboration and planning with team members from “Teacher Programs” and other Museum departments, for teacher participants to apply to their classroom instruction to ensure their students’ success.  The coordinator will also provide leadership for educators and act as a Museum representative at community meetings and events. 

Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree with a strong science background and a strong education background.   Candidates must also have at least 2 years teaching experience (with 1 year formal education experience) and at least 3 years of professional development experience.  Candidates must also have valid Colorado driver’s license or the ability to obtain. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required.   Strong background and understanding of professional development, school district and teacher needs is also essential. Experience working with teachers in online learning environments preferred.

This position is part-time, 24hrs/week and would begin June 2014 (start date negotiable).

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via no later than April 30, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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

Anthropology Curatorial Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Anthropology Curatorial Assistant. The Curatorial Assistant will work with the Anthropology Collections Manager, Collections Assistant(s), Curators, Museum Conservators, and Volunteers to help prepare and rehouse Anthropology collections for installation in the Rocky Mountain Science Collections Center. 

Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Museum Studies or a related field. Candidates must have demonstrated experience of at least one year handling museum collections and creating archival storage mounts. Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience in a supervisory role as this position supervises volunteers, and should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Preferred candidates will also have experience working with KE-Emu software or other similar relational databases.  

This is a term position to end December 2014.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via no later than April 21, 2014.

No phone calls please.

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

Development Associate

Boulder Ballet is dedicated to creating, exploring and extending the artistry, passion and joy of dance in community with its artists, students and audiences through the Front Range. Currently we have an opportunity available immediately for an enthusiastic part-time Development Associate with a proven record of success to expand the organization’s ongoing fundraising efforts.

Employee Classification: Regular, part-time salaried

Work Schedule: 25 hours/week, flexible hours with the ability to work from home

Job Description:  The Development Associate will work closely with the Executive Director in developing and implementing the overall development/fundraising strategy for Boulder Ballet. Primary duties include corporate sponsorship solicitation, database management, individual donor program, assisting with grant writing as well as providing assistance to the Executive Director as requested.                                                     


 1. Oversee annual development plan and donor cultivation strategy

  • Develop and manage the organization’s fundraising plan, raising approximately $100K annually
  • Manage development department budget
  • Maintain Giftworks database for accurate accounting of all fundraising revenue and produce reports for funders and the board of directors, as needed

 2. Grant Writing

  • Assist Executive Director in the preparation of grant proposals and reports for foundation, corporate and government funders

 3. Donor Communications

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


Education: Bachelor’s degree highly desired.

Experience: 2-3 years of development experience with a nonprofit preferably in the arts; creative in different types of funding opportunities; demonstrated ability to interface with donors and senior corporate executives.

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

Please send a resume and cover letter to Wrenn Combs at  Deadline for submissions is April 21, 2014.


Boulder Ballet is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Administrative Coordinator

Think 360 Arts is seeking an administrative coordinator with excellent administrative skills, a strong sense of creativity, a forward--‐thinking visual aesthetic, and excellent writing skills. Think 360 Arts is a collaborative organization that fosters learning throughout our staff, board, and teaching artist roster. A working knowledge of WordPress and QuickBooks is desired, however is not required.

Applicant must have a  solid understanding of social media platforms. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as an interest in the value of arts in education are essential to success in this position.


60% General Office

  • • Collect and sort daily mail.
  • • Audit and IRS 990 prep (annually).
  • • Deposit checks to bank accounts in timely manner.
  • • Coding for check and expenses for office supplies (ongoing).
  • • Pay bills (bi--‐monthly)
  • • Ensure office equipment is operating and meets operational needs (ongoing).
  • • Be contact for building issues and community space reservations (ongoing).
  • • Serve as liaison to the Board of Directors.
  • • Filing and general office organization support.
  • • Schedule and manage Executive Director’s schedule.
  • • Track donations and prepare thank you letters, and maintain accuracy in GiftWorks database.
  • • Assist with grant application process.
  • • Oversee large mailings for fundraising and program events.

20% Special Events

  • •Handle as needed: RSVPs, registration, permitting, etc.
  • •Assist with event logistics.
  • •Assist with staffing special events.

20% Marketing and Technology

  • •Responsible for the maintenance of the Think 360 Arts website.
  • •Contract with vendors in the development of the website and its on--‐going maintenance.
  • •Respond to questions generated through the website. Monitor forums and public use as required.
  • •Ensure Think 360 Arts office has current and working technology. Troubleshoots on any technology issues and coordinates timely resolution of problems.
  • •Ensure methods of on--‐line giving (Giving First, PayPal) are kept current and reliable.
  • •Oversee @rts E--‐news (every other month), e--‐news blasts, and social media platforms.


The normal business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This is a 24/hour week position with health benefits. On occasion, hours outside of normal business hours may be assigned at the discretion of the Executive Director.

The salary for this position is $15/hour.


Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to by April 25, 2014. Applications will be reviewed and interviews held in early May.

The start date for this position is June 2, 2014.

Think 360 Arts’ policy is  to afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Guest Services

The Colorado Railroad Museum seeks a Guest Serives Representative.

  • Provides exceptional service in daily, extensive face-to-face contact with Museum visitors. Remains approachable at all times to visitors, staff and volunteers; watches for and responds to visitors who may need assistance; monitors entrance and exits to ensure visitor safety
  • Uses Point of Sale (POS) system to sell admission tickets, Membership, and special events tickets.
  • Actively suggestive sells museum memberships to Museum visitors. Able to explain program benefits and make proactive suggestions based on key indicators.
  • Remains knowledgeable of operational procedures and museum information. Keeps self-updated from the proper resources to maintain excellent museum knowledge in order to best assist visitors. Delivers exceptional service when assisting customers with ticket purchases, membership assistance, visit planning and other needs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
  • Completes data entry for membership and projects as assigned accurately and quickly following established data entry and privacy standards.
  • Assists in supervision of Birthday Parties, including checking in guests, opening party rooms, and informing guests of Museum rules.
  • Amicably resolves matters with guests. Recognizes and reports visitor trends.
  • Balances own user cash drawer at the end of the shift and follows cash handling procedures at all times.
  • Performs Customer Service/Front Desk and Guest Services duties and is cross-utilized in those areas as needed.
  • Works within a cohesive team of staff in an open, public space. Dependability, consistently positive attitude and organization skills required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Guest Services Coordinator and Guest Services Assistant Coordinator in order to support the mission of the museum.
  • Previous soft lines/hard lines merchandise handling


  • Associates degree or higher
  • Able to work weekends
  • Willing to work long hours during Special Events
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)

Previous museum or nonprofit  experience a plus.

Application Deadline: April 30th 2014

Anticipated Start Date: To be determined

Submit resumes to:
Andrea Bestor
Buyer/Store Coordinator
Colorado Railroad Museum

2014 Young Artists at Work Internship: Assistant Instructors

10 Internships available
Internship period: May through August 2014

Young Artists at Work is BMoCA’s signature summer art camp and offers youth ages 5-18 the unique opportunity to make art in a museum setting in independent, half-day, week-long workshops. The hands-on, interdisciplinary and age-appropriate workshops include working with Visiting Artists and interacting with museum exhibitions. Students are encouraged to explore new and exciting methods and materials. Camps take place Monday-Friday, 9am-noon and 1-4pm, with an additional lunchtime camp from noon-1pm.

Assistant Instructors will work with the Education Coordinator, Director of Education, Visiting Artists, as well as other museum staff to assist with planning and instructing hands-on projects that encourage creativity. Interns must be creative, energetic, work well with children and adults, and have an interest in art education. Interns must also commit to the entirety of the program, June-August. Interns will be assigned either morning or afternoon schedules to allow for flexibility to also have a summer job outside of BMoCA. This internship is competitive. Only ten interns are chosen each summer.

The internship schedule includes one orientation meeting, multiple training sessions, and 11 weeks of workshops, either morning or afternoon schedules.

This internship is unpaid, but qualifies for college credit. Speak with your adviser prior to starting the internship to register for credit.

To Apply:
Please send a letter of interest, describing any past experience with youth, visual art, and/or arts education, a resume, and a list of at least two references with contact info to or mail your application packet to:

Education Department
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302

Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 2, 2014. Candidates will be reviewed and accepted in an ongoing basis from February – May. Early application is recommended.

Full-Time Sales Associate-Museum Store

Promotes and represents the Denver Art Museum and the Shop providing Superior Customer Service to all visitors, assisting in the product selection and completing the transaction in a professional, friendly manner.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (items which constitute approximately 80% of responsibilities)

  • Provide Superior Customer Service
  • Complete all POS transactions in a professional, friendly manner
  • Maintains all Shop surfaces in a clean neat state
  • Re-stock products as needed and communicate product needs to Lead Cashier or a manager
  • Price and stock newly arrived merchandise
  • Reconciles register at end of shift
  • Acts as a resource for questions relating to the general museum, complex and surrounding area and attractions
  • Attend museum staff meetings (Huddle, Allstaff) as scheduled
  • Attend on-going employee enrichment/training programs and customer service training  

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Basic knowledge of retail operations
  • Basic knowledge of art history preferred
  • Detail oriented with organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Outstanding Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Team oriented

Education or Formal Training: High School diploma or equivalency required. Some college a plus

Experience: 2-3 years specialty retail experience preferred

Material and Equipment Directly Used (office equipment, tools, lifts, vehicles, etc.)

  • Personal computers – word processing, spreadsheet, database, HTML, web browser e-mail software
  • Telephone system fax machine
  • POS register, receipt printer, cash drawer, adding machine
  • Money – cash, checks, credit cards, gift cards, travelers checks
  • Receipts, deposit slips

Working Environment/Physical Activities (lifting, coordination, temperature, hazards, interruptions, etc.)

  • Environment: temperature controlled
  • Lifting of 40lbs
  • Activities: Standing, lifting, communicating
  • Reaching, bending, stooping

This is a full-time position with benefits. The posting closes on April 22, 2014. If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to:  In the subject line of your email, please list your name first followed by the position you are interested in obtaining.

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.

Technical Staff

Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking Technical Staff. Technical Staff are seasonal, part-time, non-exempt positions assisting stage productions at Chautauqua for both CCA produced and co-produced events.

Full Description here (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
Julie Pomerantz

Event Staff

Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking Event Staff. Event Staff are part-time, seasonal, non-exempt positions that are integral in creating a positive guest service experience as well as ensuring the general up-keep, cleanliness, and security of the Auditorium, Community House and surrounding areas. Evening and weekend work is required.

Full Description here (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:

Box Office Staff

Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking Box Office Staff. Under the direction of the Box Office Manager, Box Office staff are responsible for providing support for all ticketing functions for the Chautauqua Box Office. Responsibilities include assisting with day-to-day box office operations in an often fast paced environment, taking and processing ticket orders by phone, mail and in person, night-of-show customer service, phone inquiries and assisting the Box Office Manager with other Box Office duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work is required.

Full Description here (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:

Technical Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking a Technical Manager. This is a part-time, year-round, non-exempt position responsible for managing all audio/visual aspects of event production at Chautauqua. Evening and weekend work is required.

Full Description here (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
Julie Pomerantz

Associate, Informal Learning Experiences

Informal Learning Experiences (ILE) is seeking a part time(60%) Associate.

ILE is a small consulting firm that works with museums, zoos, aquariums, public agencies, funding agencies and national education and professional associations and societies. We consult on the planning, development, and expansion of institutions; on the development of educational and recreational activities; and on strategies and funding for the implementation of programs and exhibitions. We produce two resources for the field—a searchable online database of traveling exhibitions and a bimonthly 24-page journal, The Informal Learning Review. We have a substantial national and growing international clientele.

The Associate works closely with the primary consultant on virtually every aspect of our various services to the informal learning community. Thus, while there is an employer-employee relationship, the firm functions on a collegial basis and requires considerable autonomy and independent initiative from the Associate.

Duties and Responsibilities
Resource Management

The Informal Learning Review (ILR)

  • Process subscription requests and renewals daily (QuickBooks Pro)
  • Prepare and mail bulk mailings of ILR
  • Prepare and mail bimonthly renewal invoices (QuickBooks Pro)
  • Copyedit and prepare images for ILR
  • Communicate with graphic designer
  • Opportunity to publish appropriate articles in ILR

Traveling Exhibitions Database (TED)

  • Process subscription requests, invoices, and renewals daily (QuickBooks Pro)
  • Monitor and update exhibition listings and subscribers on the web site
  • Possibly attend national conferences twice yearly to network with exhibition producers and venues and to coordinate Traveling Exhibitions Forum

 Office Management

  • Maintain subscriber contact and subscription information (QuickBooks Pro, MS Exel)
  • Conduct online marketing for ILR and TED
  • Ensure immediate and complete client satisfaction
  • Answer office phone and respond to email messages
  • Maintain/reorder office supplies
  • Monitor and edit new Web site
  • Maintain internal LAN, track software and hardware needs and opportunities
  • Maintain professional manner when communicating with clients
  • Minor tech support and computer as necessary (Windows XP, 3 desktops, 1 laptop, printers, etc.)
  • Work with IT consultants for larger computer issues

 Consulting Assistance

  • Conduct project-related research
  • Meet with clients at their sites or communicate by phone/email
  • Arrange client meetings and prepare related presentation materials
  • Assist with proposal and report preparation, including editing, formatting and production

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work independently & without direct supervision
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Well-developed computer and IT skills, including troubleshooting for web site, communication, and database management programs
  • Dedication to the museum profession, informal learning organizations and agencies, and not-for-profit organizations
  • Excellent telephone personality
  • Sense of humor

Working Conditions

ILE is based in a home office in the residential neighborhood of Park Hill, Denver. It includes a separate entrance, full kitchen access, and free unrestricted on-street parking. The Associate must have his/her own transportation and be able to run occasional work-related errands during the day.

The working pattern is a 24-hour week, between 9 and 5, M through F, with major holidays closed.  Associate works in the ILE office 100% of the time, except during business-related travel.  Travel expenses are reimbursed.  ILE offers a competitive hourly salary without benefits.

Application Process

An introductory letter; academic resume; summary of relevant experience; and names, affiliations, and contact information for three personal and/or professional references should be sent to Dr. Robert M. West, President, Informal Learning Experiences at

The position is available immediately and is open until filled.

Development Director

WOW! Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing educational interactive exhibits, activities and programs for all children – bringing families together in a creative environment that sparks imagination, inspires learning through play, and supports school readiness.  WOW! is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers all employees a fun and friendly working environment. We are seeking an enthusiastic part-time Development Director with a proven record of success to lead the organization’s ongoing fundraising efforts.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hinderliter at  No phone calls, please.

Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly

Work Schedule: 25 hours/week, flexible hours with the ability to work from home

Job Purpose:  The Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing the overall fundraising strategy for the Museum, raising approximately $200K annually to support our mission to provide educational interactive exhibits, activities and programs for all children. Primary duties include grant writing, corporate sponsorship solicitation, database management and individual donor cultivation.                                                            


 1. Oversee annual development plan and donor cultivation strategy

  • Develop and manage the organization’s fundraising plan, raising approximately $200K annually
  • Manage development department budget
  • Maintain Salesforce database for accurate accounting of all fundraising revenue and produce reports for funders and the board of directors, as needed

 2. Grant Writing

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

 3. Special Events Management

  • Oversee annual Gala event, including corporate sponsorship solicitation
  • Supervise the Gala event coordinator

 4. Donor Communications

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

 5.  Participate in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training

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


Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

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

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

Development Associate

The Development Associate will work directly with the Director of Development at the Colorado Symphony. Principal duties include drafting grant proposals, grant reports and related materials necessary for private, family and corporate foundations; managing the department’s communications calendar; planning, implementing and managing the Great Symphony Sweepstakes; soliciting support from donors as needed; and assisting at donor events.

II. Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Director of Development to construct and develop proposals, reports and related copy for private, family and corporate foundation donors, in addition to annual SCFD and government applications.
  • Manage grant calendar and database records to ensure timely submittal, outreach and follow up with all associated donors and prospects.
  • Develop and coordinate content for Development Communications Calendar, including social, electronic and print media.
  • Plan and implement Great Symphony Sweepstakes raffle in conjunction with staff from Development and Finance Departments, including raffle prizes, organizing and managing volunteers for ticket sales, creating calendar for car display, heading raffle committee, and creating Great Symphony Sweepstakes content for marketing collateral.
  • Document and track YTD giving and all associated strategies in the database system. Maintain regular campaign status reports.
  • Represent the organization at Symphony events and concerts as necessary.

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

III. Work Requirements and Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. Graduate work in related field strongly preferred. 

Experience: A minimum of 2 years grant writing or comparable writing experience. Prior work experience in an arts or cultural nonprofit environment is a must.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Knowledge of fund-raising best practices.                     
  • Social skills, good judgment and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a team member with a positive, helpful attitude in developing creative response and solutions to needs and issues.
  • Ability to work independently and use independent judgment while keeping supervisor informed of work activity and issues.                  
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to create routine and complex reports and documents.           
  • Ability to maintain the strictest of confidence as needed.  Multi-tasking skills and ability to balance a sense of urgency and low priorities without displaying panic are essential.  A good sense of humor and global perspective is an added plus. Knowledge of ticketing procedures and classical music is helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends; should have own vehicle and valid driver’s license. Ability to represent The Colorado Symphony in a professional, polished and respectful manner. 

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

Please include a resume, cover letter, and two (2) relevant writing samples

with your application. If sending via e-mail (to, please use the subject line “Development Associate.”

Executive Director

The mission of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association (DYAO) is to provide the finest possible youth orchestra programs, inspiring and educating young musicians through the performance of great works of music and offering valuable cultural opportunities to the community.  DYAO has five orchestral groups, of which four are training orchestras for the Young Artists Orchestra.  We serve over 260 children and young adults between the ages of 8 and 23 representing approximately 100 schools from across the Colorado Front Range region.  The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible to drive and maintain the mission, goals, and strategies of the organization. 

Elements of this job include:

  • Leadership, development  and management of DYAO staff, including Development Director, Orchestra Manager and office staff
  • Working closely with the Music Director (who conducts the Young Artists Orchestra) as well as the Conductor of our four training orchestras
  • Working closely with a dedicated Board of Directors
  • Fundraising and development
  • Planning and implementing concerts, events, retreats  and triennial international tours
  • Acting as a public face of the organization
  • Creating and maintaining beneficial relationships and partnerships with individuals and organizations, including schools, music professionals and teachers, corporate and individual sponsors and potential donors
  • Creating and implementing a season budget in excess of $600k
  • Short term and long term strategic planning

Candidates must be available full-time and expect to work some nights and weekends throughout the season. 

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, including:
    • Ability to build effective and collaborative teams
    • Strong management, administrative  and staff development skills
    • High level of organization and ability to plan events and activities well into the future
    • Strategic planning expertise
  • Experience in:
    • Working with children and young adults
    • Instrumental music performance (preference given to people with symphonic orchestra experience)
    • Planning and marketing concerts,  events, retreats and tours
    • Grant writing – preference given to candidates with proven track record of success in obtaining private and government grants
  • The following skill sets:
    • Understanding of non-profit accounting
    • Experience working with graphics designers and printers, and organizing bulk-mailings
    • Competence in various software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), SalesForce, Quickbooks, Joomla, and Constant Contact.  Experience with InDesign, Acrobat, and other video and graphics design programs is a plus
  • College degree: preferably in non-profit business management or professional experience equivalent

Interested candidates should send a one page cover letter and current resume to:

Denver Young Artists Orchestra
Attn: Executive Director Job Posting
1245 E Colfax Ave., Ste 302
Denver, CO 80218

Or e-mail to:

No Phone Calls Please

Consulting Analyst

The Consulting Analyst is an active member of the Client Service team that delivers TRG’s data-driven, best practice counsel aimed at achieving revenue and patronage results for each client.  Specifically, the Consulting Analyst:

- Serves as lead analyst on designated consulting projects and deliverables including critical client start-up and loyalty analyses.

- Provides lead counsel on behalf of TRG to a designated portfolio of client projects including direct response campaign planning and scaling/pricing project assignments.

- Delivers essential project management and collaborative initiative with TRG’s Senior Consultants on behalf of clients and projects.

Major Responsibilities:

- Serve as a member of TRG’s Client Service team by delivering critical internal and external data analysis and consulting designed to clarify and strengthen TRG’s recommendations to the client.

- Serve as data analyst and developer for key, standard client deliverables including, but not limited to:

  • New consulting project start-up analyses
  • Consulting client project work plans and associated needs for each phase of consulting work
  • Client-specific pricing and scale-of-house analysis using TRG’s proprietary software
  • Client ticket sales and annual fund analysis on which revenue projections and results tracking are based
  • Patron loyalty analysis and reports including TRG’s Patron Loyalty Index, Key Metrics, Dynamic Clusters, response and conversion reports

- Manage a portfolio of consulting projects including:

  • Direct response planning projects for subscription, single ticket and annual fund campaigns
  • Demand Management projects
  • Patron loyalty and retention projects

- Serve consistently as a member of TRG’s consulting start-up team, performing standard analysis for client-facing reports and deliverables.

- Coordinate and collaborate within the Client Service team on projects and client work.

- Share experience and expertise on all areas of TRG’s consultancy for the purpose of internal professional development and cross-training TRG colleagues.

-  Adhere to TRG consulting procedures and protocols, including per-client time standards.

-  Uphold the TRG brand in client service by demonstrating a relentless focus on producing overall revenue and patron results.

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To Apply, submit resume and cover letter via email to:
Lindsay Homer, Director of Consulting 

90 S. Cascade Ave.
Suite 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Communications and Marketing Professional

Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive communications, public relations, and marketing program to advance and enhance the Clyfford Still Museum’s image and position, facilitate internal and external communications, and increase Museum attendance.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee editorial design, production and distribution of many Museum publications and adherence to brand and style standards of print and electronic materials
  • Oversee strategy and content production for member communications, ad copy and social media, and provide services and resources for various departmental projects
  • Act as the Museum’s media representative, coordinate and respond to media interest in the Museum, build relationships and ensure regular contact with target media to promote the Museum and its events
  • Write press releases, arrange press conferences and events, and analyze and report on media coverage
  • Negotiate media partnerships and sponsorships and manage fulfillment of these arrangements
  • Oversee website redevelopment and ongoing website content management
  • Maintain promotional materials inventory
  • Prepare and adhere to an annual operating budget
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties including taking on multiple tasks as may be required for a small-staffed institution

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field
  • Three to five years experience in communications, marketing, or public relations, preferably in the arts or nonprofit sectors, and demonstrated prior success
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Experience in project management, and ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written (including writing, editing and proofreading) and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office products, desktop publishing software, graphics programs, and presentation software
  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
  • Experience in website development and content management

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:

Clyfford Still Museum

Attention: Human Resources

1250 Bannock Street

Denver, CO 80204

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

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

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

Box Office Representative

Under the direction of the Box Office Manager, Box Office Representatives are responsible for providing support for all ticketing functions at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Position is responsible for processing ticket orders by phone, mail, and in-person, hitting sales goals while providing superior customer service, and assisting the Box Office Manager with other Box Office duties as assigned.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:  (The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  Duties may be modified, added or deleted at the discretion of the Supervisor or Executive Director):

  • Provide superior customer service in all interactions with the public, including assisting patrons with ticket inquiries and purchases by phone or in-person.
  • Meet sales metrics provided by the Box Office Manager and Marketing Director, focusing on increasing revenues as well as patron satisfaction.
  • Assist Box Office Manager with various duties as assigned (ie: providing research on upcoming performances, cleaning up data within the ticketing system, etc).

Compensation:    $12.69 - $14.90 per hour

Benefits: Wellness Rewards Program, Recreation Center Pass, and Employee Assistance Program. 


  • At least one year of box office experience with a combination of phone and walk-up sales strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with an integrated ticketing and customer service management software system, CRM data reporting and usage preferred. (AudienceView preferred, but Paciolan, Tessitura, and other ticketing software programs also acceptable.)
  • We require enthusiastic dedication to excellent customer service, a passion for performing arts a plus. All candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.


More information and applications can be found at the City’s website:

Applicants must submit an application along with their resume.

Applications may be sent to City of Lone Tree, Attn: Human Resources, at 9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 100, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124. You may also fax applications to us at 303-225-4949 or by email at (preferred).

Guest Services Associate

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

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

 Schedule:  Available to work Friday, Saturdays & Sundays.

Must be flexibility to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks.  Must be available to work weekends & holidays if necessary.

This position is temporary through June 2014.

Salary: $9.00 Hour

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

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

Concert & Special Events Coordinator

This position will provide general support, pre-event, day-of, and post-event assistance in the administration and delivery of concerts & special events at Hudson Gardens.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:  

  • Assist in the development of department goals, objectives and systems;
  • Assist with tasks relating to the Concert and Special Events Department, including:
    • Assist manager and support operations by planning, organizing and implementing systems;
    • Fulfillment of performance contractual rider requirements during concert season;
    • Create calendars based on contractual agreements;
    • Create checklists and timelines for individual events to ensure smooth and efficient operations;
    • Assist with the design and development of program-related manuals and procedural documents;
    • Maintain accurate records, financial reports and other documentation as required for each event;
    • Assist with research and preparation of proposals to management;
    • Serve as liaison with ticketing agency for ticketed events;
    • Order, maintain and replenish supplies;
    • Manage and maintain inventory;
    • Oversee delivery and maintenance of rental equipment;
    • Prepare and file purchase orders;
    • Perform off-site errands.
    • Assist with pre-event, day-of, and post-event logistics
    • Prioritize workload and shift attention among changing tasks and priorities.

A full job description, as well as application instructions, are available at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please, no visits or phone calls.

Curator of Paleontology

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science seeks a Curator in the Department of Earth Sciences to grow its scholarship, to curate and expand its North American fossil collections, and to help inspire public understanding of, and involvement in, science. The ideal candidate’s scholarship will involve field-based paleontological research on fossil vertebrates. Areas of specialty might include paleoecology, paleobiology, evolution or related fields. Successful candidates will have a research program with a focus in western North America and an established track record of publication and funding. The successful candidate will be a phenomenal public speaker and will regularly engage the general public and media.

The Denver Museum is an exciting place to do science with an active curatorial staff spanning the fields of anthropology, zoology, space sciences, health sciences and earth sciences. The museum offers opportunities to engage with the general public through educational programming and exhibits and to work with a large, highly-trained volunteer corps. The museum has outstanding conservation, volunteer management, and library staff. The museum has strong local public support, has a new collections facility with excess storage and is surrounded by well-exposed, fossil-bearing sedimentary rocks.

The Earth Science Department is an outwardly focused and collegial team that engages in international research but has strong emphasis on the geologic and paleontologic record of the American West. Current staff expertise is in invertebrate and vertebrate paleontology and paleobotany, and each curator has at least one scholarly project in Colorado. The Department’s collections are sizeable and are growing; their composition and history are described at The Department also has a fully staffed preparation laboratory that operates 364 days per year, a full-time collections manager, and over 250 volunteers who engage in science, collections, and outreach. The Department has close collaborations with local analytical laboratories and helps shepherd the museum’s fleet of field vehicles and field equipment.

Successful candidates must have their PhD or be in receipt of their PhD no later than September 1, 2014. Post-doctoral experience is recommended. The starting date of the position is flexible. 

Application Instructions

To apply, please visit our website, to submit one single PDF file which contains all of the following on single-spaced, single-sided pages in 12-point or larger font:

1) a two page cover letter that outlines your present and anticipated scholarship and personal objectives;

2) a one or two page statement of outreach highlighting: (a) areas where you are currently most effective; (b) ways to leverage your skills within and beyond the DMNS to improve the public’s understanding of science; and (c) innovative approaches for leveraging the DMNS platform to effectively engage the general public and catalyze the next generation of scientifically literate youth;

3) a one page statement of how you might (a) dovetail your scholarship with existing collections at the DMNS, and (b) build and steward a new major fossil collection at the DMNS;

4) a curriculum vitae which lists your in-press or published peer-reviewed publications, recent departmental seminars you have given and your post-graduate history of employment; and

5) a list of contact information for three professional references with whom you have collaborated in the past, and three references with whom you have not previously collaborated. 

No phone calls or printed application materials will be accepted. We will begin reviewing applications on February 15th and the application period will close March 1st. 

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.

2014 SCFD Spring Academic Internship

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is a special district created by voters in 1988 and has been reauthorized twice since. A one cent on ten dollars sales tax collected in the 7-county metropolitan area currently funds almost 300 scientific and cultural nonprofit organizations. Since the first distributions occurred in 1989, the SCFD has distributed more than $700 million and dramatically reshaped the cultural landscape of Colorado communities.

The SCFD offers the opportunity for unpaid academic internships to students majoring in the arts, nonprofit management or public administration, and who have an interest in the nonprofit community.  Internship provides the following experience in an office environment: grant administration, financial analysis, understanding of nonprofit best practices and exposure to 300+ nonprofit organizations within the Denver metro area.

Position Title: Academic Intern

Reports To: Program Managers

Time Requirement: Unless a minimum number of hours are dictated by the student’s academic program, this position requires working in the SCFD office a minimum of 8 hours each week, and may be extended by student or SCFD staff depending on interest.


To understand and carry out the mission of SCFD and statutory requirements, to support SCFD staff in the grant making and communications efforts of the district, to attend and observe public meetings in order to learn job functions and the overall work of the district. Occasional opportunities to attend cultural events and related activities may be available.           

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with grant application reviews 
  • Provide administrative support as needed to Program staff and the Office Systems Administrator in managing social media, SCFD’s database and recipient organizations’ records
  • Assist with social media marketing including: Facebook, Twitter, and blogging
  • Read and understand materials such as SCFD statute; Tier I, II, and III funding requirements and applications; County Cultural Council and District Board notebooks, and audited financial statements in order to understand the purpose and operations of SCFD
  • Assist staff with proofreading documents to insure accurate distributions
  • Accompany SCFD staff members as requested to county cultural council meetings, district board meetings, and community meetings


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret and analyze financial nonprofit financial documents (Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, and IRS Forms)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of nonprofit and/or government management and operations
  • PC savvy and the ability to demonstrate a high level of proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Google programs.

Education or Formal Training

  • Preferred upper division undergraduate or masters degree level student or graduate
  • Training in grant making, communications or nonprofit administration is a plus

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

To apply: submit letter of interest and resume to