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SCFD periodically has opportunities for students interested in Academic Internships. Please contact the SCFD office at scfd@scfd.org with your information and to check on availability. Check out the SCFD Academic Internship description for more information.

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Only SCFD funded organizations and select partner agencies are eligible for submitting their job postings to this Board. If you would like to submit your posting, please email the position information, including application deadline, to scfd@scfd.org.

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.

Security Officer (Part-time)

Are you the kind of person that likes to know what’s behind door number 1, 2, AND 3? The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the perfect place to explore and create adventures, help protect our little explorers and find your own adventure along the way!

Job Description:

We are looking for a Part-Time Security Officer to join our team! This position is responsible for patrolling, observing and monitoring the entire Museum while reporting any irregularities or damages. The Security Officer is expected to complete reports that include recording observations, information and surveillance activities in and around the facility. The Security Officer ensures that our guests feel safe and comfortable at all times while providing exceptional customer service. In this position, you will work closely with other Security Officers, the Denver Police Department, and other staff and guess of the museum. 

Requirements:

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 24, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=751

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.

SQL Report Writer

Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a talented SSRS SQL Report Writer to join our dynamic, creative environment as a member of the Technology team. 

As administrator of our SSRS reporting infrastructure, you will:

  • initiate improvements and develop new reports to satisfy emerging data needs
  • work closely with partners in other groups and actively communicate with end users
  • find new ways to make the most of existing data and develop data sources to meet those needs
  • employ diverse strategies to meet a wide spectrum of data needs
  • You will work with users possessing skill sets ranging from very basic to highly technical; you will need to work well across the whole range, providing the necessary information and context in a way that end users can understand and act upon.

At the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, you will be one of a group of dedicated, passionate tech professionals, bringing our vision of a community empowered by science to life.  Whether it is through online ticketing, state of the art exhibitions, elegant events or community free days, our group has a hand in it all.  You might be the person we're looking for if:

  • You flourish on problem-solving
  • You enjoy handling multiple priorities and projects at once
  • You maintain progress toward your goals despite interruptions or set-backs
  • You adapt quickly to new systems and changing priorities

Essential duties:

  • Updates to and generation of SSRS reports.
  • Production of ad hoc reports when requested
  • Requirement gathering and project management of assigned projects
  • Performance tuning to improve end user experience.
  • Assistance in MS SQL server support
  • Assistance with application upgrades

Requirements:​

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience working in a team environment required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • experience writing reports in an SQL development background preferred.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems (CIS), or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience with Business Application support and programming, BS degree with relevant internships, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Report Services, SSRS Server 2008 and above
  • Proficient in T-SQL, SPROC and relational database design

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 30, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=750

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.

Museum Associate II

Reports to: Museum Director
Salary: $10-13 pr. Hour.
Start Date: As soon as possible. Application Deadline April 1, 2017
Work week: 20-25 hours per week; must be scheduled during Museum hours Weds-Sun. At least one weekend day
required.

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys (DMMDT) is seeking a part-time Museum Associate to assist in educational programming and day to day Museum functions. The position would begin as soon as possible. DMMDT is seeking a selfstarter with strong organizational skills who will thrive in a creative, unique environment.

DMMDT is located in the Historic Pearce-McAllister Cottage in Denver, Colorado. The Museum boasts a large and unique collection that appeals to kids of all ages. DMMDT offers educational programming for children as well as adults.

General:

  1. Maintain Museum to professional standards
  2. Greet visitors and offer assistance, as needed.
  3. Respond to telephone messages, email messages and all inquiries within a reasonable period and not to exceed two business days.
  4. Handle opening and closing of the Museum (i.e., locks, alarm, lights, doors, etc.).
  5. Oversee daily tally and operations of the admissions and gift shop registers.
  6. Handle mail, general correspondence and thank you notes for your position.

Collaborative and Supportive Characteristics:

  1. Maintain a positive atmosphere, modeling mutual respect and professionalism.
  2. Adhere to hours of employment.
  3. Adhere to confidentiality.
  4. Demonstrate initiative, accountability and integrity.
  5. Adhere to all policies and procedures.
  6. Maintain a business casual dress code during Museum hours and functions

Education and Program Operations:

  1. Communicate with Museum Director regarding coordination of education and programs.
  2. Plan, publicize, organize, manage and conduct all education and programs including, but not limited to: education, scouts, workshops, birthday parties, special groups, Free Days, and outreach programs.
  3. Maintain database records regarding education and programs.
  4. Coordinate schedules with Director and Volunteer Coordinator to ensure proper staffing.
  5. Collaborate with volunteers to ensure effective use of resources and services for education and programs.
  6. Coordinate educational programs to correspond with Museum exhibits and days of cultural importance.
  7. Respond to inquiries and solicit opportunities to provide education and programs for the Museum.
  8. Maintain positive contacts and relations with education and program participants and their organizations.
  9. Maintain and stock supplies needed to operate any and all education and programs.
  10. Remain flexible for opportunities to travel to schools, libraries, other museums, outside events and organizations in the execution of outreach programs.
  11. Write monthly reports for the Board of Directors.
  12. Process financial items and communicate with the Museum Director and Treasurer regarding financial matters as they apply to education and programs.
  13. Work with Board Members and other volunteers regarding education and programs to assist them in their volunteer roles, provide information as needed, and alert them about potential areas of concern.
  14. Assemble and edit newsletter

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with exhibits, collection and storage as needed.
  2. Assist with the Fall Show and other Museum fundraisers.
  3. Assist the Museum Staff as needed and as time allows.

Skills Required:

  1. Ability to work with children.
  2. Must have reliable personal transportation and valid driver’s license. Must be willing to drive within a 25 mile radius of the Museum.
  3. Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  4. High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
  5. Knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software is a plus.

It is the ongoing policy and practice of The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants. No person shall be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or veteran status. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to mail to: info@dmmdt.org by April 1, 2017. No phone calls please.

Museum Associate I

Reports to: Museum Director
Salary: $10-13 pr. Hour.
Start Date: As soon as possible. Application Deadline April 1, 2017
Work week: 20-25 hours per week; must be scheduled during Museum hours Weds-Sun. At least one weekend day
required.

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys (DMMDT) is seeking a part-time Museum Associate to assist in educational programming and day to day Museum functions. The position would begin as soon as possible. DMMDT is seeking a selfstarter with strong organizational skills who will thrive in a creative, unique environment.

DMMDT is located in the Historic Pearce-McAllister Cottage in Denver, Colorado. The Museum boasts a large and unique collection that appeals to kids of all ages. DMMDT offers educational programming for children as well as adults.

General:

  1. Maintain Museum to professional standards
  2. Greet visitors and offer assistance, as needed.
  3. Respond to telephone messages, email messages and all inquiries within a reasonable period and not to exceed two business days.
  4. Handle opening and closing of the Museum (i.e., locks, alarm, lights, doors, etc.).
  5. Oversee daily tally and operations of the admissions and gift shop registers.
  6. Handle mail, general correspondence and thank you notes for your position.

Collaborative and Supportive Characteristics:

  1. Maintain a positive atmosphere, modeling mutual respect and professionalism.
  2. Adhere to hours of employment.
  3. Adhere to confidentiality.
  4. Demonstrate initiative, accountability and integrity.
  5. Adhere to all policies and procedures.
  6. Maintain a business casual dress code during Museum hours and functions

Education and Program Operations:

  1. Communicate with Museum Director regarding coordination of education and programs.
  2. Plan, publicize, organize, manage and conduct all education and programs including, but not limited to: education, scouts, workshops, birthday parties, special groups, Free Days, and outreach programs.
  3. Maintain database records regarding education and programs.
  4. Coordinate schedules with Director and Volunteer Coordinator to ensure proper staffing.
  5. Collaborate with volunteers to ensure effective use of resources and services for education and programs.
  6. Coordinate educational programs to correspond with Museum exhibits and days of cultural importance.
  7. Respond to inquiries and solicit opportunities to provide education and programs for the Museum.
  8. Maintain positive contacts and relations with education and program participants and their organizations.
  9. Maintain and stock supplies needed to operate any and all education and programs.
  10. Remain flexible for opportunities to travel to schools, libraries, other museums, outside events and organizations in the execution of outreach programs.
  11. Write monthly reports for the Board of Directors.
  12. Process financial items and communicate with the Museum Director and Treasurer regarding financial matters as they apply to education and programs.
  13. Work with Board Members and other volunteers regarding education and programs to assist them in their volunteer roles, provide information as needed, and alert them about potential areas of concern.
  14. Assemble and edit newsletter

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with exhibits, collection and storage as needed.
  2. Assist with the Fall Show and other Museum fundraisers.
  3. Assist the Museum Staff as needed and as time allows.

Skills Required:

  1. Ability to work with children.
  2. Must have reliable personal transportation and valid driver’s license. Must be willing to drive within a 25 mile radius of the Museum.
  3. Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  4. High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
  5. Knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software is a plus.

It is the ongoing policy and practice of The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants. No person shall be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or veteran status. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to mail to: info@dmmdt.org by April 1, 2017. No phone calls please.

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.

Program Specialist II

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Do you believe this? Then come and help stretch the minds of our guests and make their experience here at the Museum unforgettable!

Job Description:

Coordinate Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) Programs for school groups by developing, delivering, and promoting high quality, engaging and educational programs with the audience needs and best practices as the guide. Support Museum Educators/Performers by providing professional development opportunities and increasing teaching, performance and engagement strategies for the most effective delivery of Museum Programs. Support and build existing and new Museum Partnerships with school districts. Maintain and support a financially viable program through efficient fiscal management. Participate and lead projects as a resource on science and educational methods as it relates to DMNS’ overall goals.

Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

Requirements:​

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field required.
  • 3 years’ experience in program coordination required.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 29, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=749

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.

Patron Services Associate

The Colorado Symphony is seeking a part-time Patron Services Associate to assist patrons with all ticketing needs while acting as a steward of both the Box Office and Call Center.

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 Box Office Operations

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

 Call Center Operations

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

 Other Duties and Responsibilities

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

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

Qualifications:

Education

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Experience

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including Word and Excel applications. Tessitura & SharePoint proficiency preferred.

Physical Demands

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

Availability

  • Evening and weekend hours required.

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than Friday, March 24 and please use the subject line “Patron Services Associate.” No phone calls, please.

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. 

Education Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Education
CLASSIFICATION: Part-time (average 15 hours/week), Seasonal (April-November)
REPORTS TO: Education and Volunteer Manager
COMPENSATION: Starts at $12/hour

Job Summary

The Education Coordinator will be primarily responsible for coordinating daily operations of Hudson Gardens’ field trip programming and serving as the main customer service representative for all educational programming. This position will also provide logistical and development support to all aspects of educational programming, including, but not limited to, field trips, family programs, adult classes, outreach and special events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of field trip programming including, but not limited to, greeting and processing group arrivals, enforcing policies and rules, providing on-site interpretation, and serving as the main customer service representative for field trip groups on-site.
  • Serve as registrar for all educational programs by: processing field trip reservations and program registrations; and reconciling program records.
  • Provide support for family, adult, and outreach programming by: developing program activities; organizing and preparing materials and supplies; setting up and breaking down programs and activities, and assisting with program execution.
  • Actively participate in the benchmarking, development, and execution of new educational programs for audience expansion.
  • Perform general office duties and administrative tasks such as: maintaining and organizing education materials and supplies and resource files.
  • Respond to visitor and customer inquiries.
  • Assist with the training and supervision of Education Department volunteers.
  • Assist with the execution of off-site outreach events and seasonal organization-wide events.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Educational background in education, environmental science, or related field preferred.

Experience

  • 2+ years of experience working with children or working in a non-formal education setting.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • Valid Colorado driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record.
  • Access to a motor vehicle.
  • Personal motor vehicle insurance.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods.

Skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Group management skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Skill with handling cash, credit, and online transactions.
  • Skill with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

Abilities

  • Ability to speak effectively to large groups of children and guests.
    • Ability to interact with diverse audiences and convey age-appropriate instruction in oral and written formats.
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
      • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and deal with frequent change or unexpected events.
      • Keen attention to detail.

Physical Requirements

  • Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods, up to six hours.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Speak and hear.
  • Use close, distance, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment

  • Duties occur mostly outdoors in hot, cold, wet, and/or dry and arid conditions.
  • Occasional duties occur in a professional office setting with moderate noise levels.
  • The typical work schedule is Tuesday through Friday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Additional evening and weekend hours may be required as program needs dictate.
  • Occasional local travel required.

Employment is pending a criminal background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references at https://hudsongardens.applicantpro.com/jobs/540080-92160.html by March 27, 2017.

Internship

Summer Art Internship:

Museum of Outdoor Arts is seeking 12 interns for their Design and Build Internship Program.

Job Description:

Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA) in Englewood, CO is recruiting interns for summer of 2017 to work in the MOA studio under the direction of our artist in residence. Participants will have an opportunity to create a unique body of work for MOA’s main indoor gallery. Interns will collaborate and produce the entire body of work utilizing MOA’s Design and Build public art process. From concept development, proposal review, materials procurement, timeline and budget management, to creation and installation, this immersive 8-week program will provide interns the opportunity to participate completely in the public art process. Participants will also create individual thematic artworks, which will be exhibited in the MOA galleries along with the main body of work.

All participants will receive a $1,750 stipend and school credit may also be available per your school's requirements. 

Visit www.moaonline.org/design-and-build for full details.

multiple positions available.

Internship Dates:

June 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017.  M-F 9:30am - 5:00pm, 30-35 hours per week*.

*-some outside time may be required as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

Ideal candidates for this program should have a good understanding of or be enrolled in programs such as painting, drawing, sculpture, wood working, carpentry, industrial design, exhibition design and installation, engineering, electronic engineering, digital media production, graphic design, video etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

MOA seeks well rounded, mature individuals with a high degree of professionalism who can bring several skills to the program. Applicants must work well in a team environment as this program is highly collaborative.  Applicants must be seniors in high school or undergraduate level with various backgrounds and skills.

How to Apply:

Access our online application portal at www.moaonline.org/design-and-build

Application Deadline is April 14, 2017.

Please send the following in a single PDF file to apply: 

  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume
  • Digital Portfolio (at least 5, but no more than 10 example of past creative work)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation (Should be emailed by authors to internship@moaonline.org)

All application materials MUST be combined and submitted in a SINGLE PDF file.

*Note- Applicant MUST be available for the entire duration of the program as this is an intensive, collaborative program.

Contact: internship@moaonline.org or visit www.moaonline.org/designandbuild for more information

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.

Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer.  This position needs a high performer with a positive attitude that loves to learn and operate with an intense level of detail.  Someone to be the right hand of the Marketing Team & CMO that thrives in a fast-paced environment of rapid change and easily handles shifting priorities.  A marketing minded person who likes to make a difference and is influential with others.  Duties include:

  • Performing a broad range of administrative tasks for the CMO and marketing directors
  • Special Projects as assigned which include working with an internal team and/or outside vendors. Oversee timelines, task lists, logistical support and regular communication to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Screening and directing mail and telephone calls; obtains and relays information and responds to matters on behalf of the CMO
  • Planning and executing employee events, communications and engagement programs.
  • Writing correspondence and plans, frequently called upon to execute social media strategy.
  • Responsible for contract management related to office administration, employee events and the support of the executive team up to $25,000 per individual contract.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements Include:

A hard worker that is skilled in writing, administration, event planning, and communications with highly collaborative skills. Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Excellent speaking and communication skills required.  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.  5+ years of experience supporting senior level executives

This position is a full time benefited position.  Please submit resume and salary requirements via email with the job title in the subject line to: hrdirector@dcpa.orgNo 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.

Field Interviewer

Come and interact with people from all over the world while standing under a T-Rex! We have a great Part-Time opportunity for those who are trying to earn a little extra cash while being surrounded by science!

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Field Interviewer to join our team! The Field Interviewer would be responsible for interacting with our guests and community members while collecting audience data, in order for the Museum to gain a better understanding of its audience, aide in guiding programming and exhibitions, and to ensure that the Museum is a responsive, inclusive institution. This position observes visitor behavior and performs activities aimed at gathering visit and community information through surveys and questionnaires. Each Field Interviewer must completed 6 shifts per year with each shift being roughly 3.5 hours. This position is responsible for accurately entering data as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Some travel to other locations in the metro Denver area may be required
  • Some evening/weekend work may be required

Come and be a part of a great team!

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 31, 2017 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=745

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.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is 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.

Box Office Staff

The Colorado Chautauqua Association is seeking Box Office Staff to assist with its seasonal box office needs. These are seasonal, part-time, non-exempt position requiring handling box-office activities such as ticket sales, phone inquiries, and night-of-show customer service in an often fast paced environment. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. Work is performed on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. View the complete job description here.

Send cover letter and resume to doug.evans@chautauqua.com  No phone calls please.

Event Staff

The Colorado Chautauqua Association public events department is seeking Event Staff to assist with summer event needs. This is a part-time, seasonal, non-exempt position having responsibility for creating a positive and safe 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 in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes this position is essential. The position works on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. View the complete job description here.

Send cover letter and resume to hannah.rennicke@chautauqua.com  No phone calls please.

Senior Accountant

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 Senior Accountant.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement closing process, which includes, but is not limited to: performing various reconciliations, preparing and approving journal entries, calculating accruals and deferrals, and reviewing and analyzing various reports and financial information for accuracy and completeness.
  • Review of account coding on invoices, journal entries and other documents for accuracy, making corrections when necessary.
  • Assess and determine treatment for capitalization of fixed assets and maintain fixed asset records.
  • Respond to inquiries from and prepare ad hoc reports and financial information for other departments.
  • Work closely with other accounting department staff to assist in skill development.
  • Prepare various audit schedules and respond to auditor inquiries.
  • Prepare IRS Form 1099s annually.
  • Support Director of Accounting with ad hoc projects.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience, preferably at a not-for-profit organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and general accounting procedures; familiarity with chart of accounts structure; aptitude for working with numbers.
  • Competency in accounting software use, particularly MS Dynamics/Great Plains, and MS Office, particularly Excel. 
  • Excel skills must be at least intermediate, including tables, pivot tables, lookups, and complex formulas and functions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to appropriately prioritize tasks; strong organizational skills; high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Perform routine job functions without supervision.
  • Exhibit appropriate judgement in escalating issues.

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

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to 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.

Heritage Center Administrator

Salary: 
$28.24-$36.70 Hourly
$4,894.93-$6,361.33 Monthly
$58,739.20-$76,366.00 Annually

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Location: City of Lakewood, Colorado

City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.
 
About the Lakewood Heritage Center
Lakewood Heritage Center is a venue of the Heritage, Culture and the Arts (HCA) Division that operates within the Department of Community Resources (CR). Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood. We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Heritage Center Administrator seeks to engage, celebrate and build community through Lakewood's 20th Century focused venues and programs. Provides a high level of energy and professionalism, infusing staff and volunteers with enthusiasm and drive to advance the mission of the Heritage Center and the HCA Division. Responsible for oversight of museum operations and programs for the City's outdoor history museum and festival grounds. Leads, directs and inspires staff in the areas of collections, archives, interpretation, education, volunteers, store operations, community events and site rentals. Oversees 15 acre site including 10 historic structures and over 35,000 historical objects. Enhances and grows the museum's exhibitions and programs to represent the diversity of the community and appeal to diverse audiences. Works closely with the local heritage community to promote and preserve Lakewood's 20th Century history. Collaborates and works in coordination with HCA and city staff at other facilities as assigned. Serves as key member of the HCA Division of the Department of Community Resources and reports to the HCA Division Manager.

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (This job description does not intend to list every function of the position.)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides inspiration, direction and guidance to full time staff assigned to daily museum program and site implementation at the Heritage Center, as well as broader HCA volunteer coordination and facilitation.
  • Manages the overall operations of the Heritage Center site including operations, its historic structures and programming initiatives that represent and attract diverse audiences.
  • Leads the planning, development and implementation of museum strategic plans and annual work plans in partnership with HCA Manager, staff, volunteers and community stakeholders.
  • Provides a wide range of interpretive and educational programs and events to meet the diverse, multicultural needs of the community.
  • Develops strategic museum partnerships and forges effective community relationships.
  • Proficient knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of museum management.
  • Ensures a high level of customer service, communication and engagement, both internally and externally.
  • Develops annual budget and provides consistent oversight of the museum's revenue and expenditures. Ensures effective city fiscal procedures are implemented.
  • Utilizes best practices, strong evaluation and other methods to grow organization in reach and impact and drive forward thinking. 
  • Maintains an active role in the museum community, staying abreast of new developments and emerging trends. Implements new ideas. Ensures national museum standards are practiced.
  • Seeks and manages program, preservation and restoration grants. Works with HCA Manager and Resource Development staff to expanded funding plans, including capital project funding initiatives.
  • Establishes annual interior and exterior building maintenance plans in coordination with other City divisions. 
  • Adheres to Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
  • Develops museum internship projects, recruits and monitors annually.
  • Works with CR marketing staff to establish and implement annual marketing and promotional plans.
  • Serves as a key team player in the development and implementation of annual cultural programming with other HCA staff and facilities including the Lakewood Cultural Center and the Washington Heights Art Center.

 
IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS

  • Serves as the point of contact for Lakewood history inquiries, internally and externally.
  • Actively engages as a key member of the HCA senior staff.
  • Enthusiastically supports HCA, CR and City efforts that enhance the well-being and quality of life of Lakewood's diverse community.

Organizational Relationships
Supervision Received
Receives general supervision from the Heritage, Culture & the Arts Division Manager.

Supervision Given
Provides overall supervision to full time curator, historic building maintenance, visitor services, community events, museum store and volunteer staff, part time staff and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Ideal candidate has strong leadership skills, a passion for 20th century history and working knowledge of publically managed cultural/historic venues.

Education
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in museum management, history, arts administration or related field. Master's degree preferred. An equivalent of education and experience will be considered.
Experience
  • Minimum 5 years progressively responsible management/administration in the museum, cultural or related non-profit field.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in direct supervision of full time staff. 
Licensing/Certification/Registration
Valid driver's license and good driving record.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to tactfully interact with controversial public relations problems and deal with conflict.
  • Knowledge of facility and event policies and procedures. 
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail, ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize conflicting deadlines and schedules.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate a variety of meetings.
  • Ability to work long hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Strong computer skills with ability to utilize multiple software packages including Microsoft Office, PastPerfect, volunteer, ticketing and program registration.
  • Criminal background check required.
  • Ability to effectively supervise the work of a variety of individuals; establish and maintain effective working relationships within the city, public, and boards.
 
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Lifting and Carrying
Lifting supplies and equipment that may weigh up to 50 pounds with assistance.
 
Pushing and Pulling
Must be able to move and set-up chairs, tables, equipment and partitions for meetings, classes, exhibitions and events.
 
Body Positions
Work involves sitting, standing, kneeling, climbing and moving about between various facilities.
 
Hearing
Must hear and respond to telephone, site visitors
 
Vision
Adequate vision to read and provide general supervision of indoor and outdoor public use areas.
 
MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics
Ability to analyze, forecast, and prepare budgets and financial information.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical business situations.
 
Remembering
Must have ability to remember a large volume and variety of information related to museum operations and best practices, service details, budget elements, dates, times, etc.
 
Language Ability
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare complex plan, reports, and analyses. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
 
Reasoning
  • Ability to think logically, with good judgment, and make decisions quickly and independently.
  • Ability to work with people of varied backgrounds with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, offer solutions, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of data and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent need to move about the facility and the 15 acre outdoor site as well as travel to other City facilities.
  • Work also takes place outdoors at events in all types of weather including extreme heat and cold, wind, rain, snow, and other harsh environmental conditions.
  • Work involves weekend and evening hours.
  • Will interact with people who may be frustrated, angry or upset.
EQUIPMENT USED
Calculator, Photocopier, Fax Machine, Phone, Personal Computer, Golf carts and/or other motorized vehicles, Audio Visual Equipment

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

Horticulturist

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the lead horticulturist, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Provides guidance and supervision of seasonal gardeners and volunteers.

Compensation: $14.77 per hour

Career Type: Full-time

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens - Chatfield Farms

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany or related field from a four-year college or university with 2 to 3 years experience; or 4 to 6 years of horticulture experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced understanding of correct horticultural practices and experience in all aspects of routine garden maintenance, including but not limited to: planting, weed identification and control, cultural requirements of herbaceous and woody plants as well as solid plant identification knowledge. Valid Colorado Drivers License required and ability to obtain Colorado Pesticide Applicators License. Experience with hardscape features desired. Working knowledge of irrigation systems as well as horticultural equipment, tools, and machinery.

Benefits: 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.

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.

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 Chatfield Farms. 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: Chatfield Farms

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.

Private Events Assistant

Job Summary: This position works as part of the Events Department primarily supporting the Private Events team at Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street by answering event inquiries, scheduling site visits for sales team, creating event layouts, producing signage and overall support to the department. In addition to the aforementioned duties, this position will also help sales team achieve their revenue goals by supporting those functions plus answering event inquiries and occasionally hosting site visits. This position requires several forms of communication with the public, including but not limited to talking by phone, computer and in person interactions. Some night, early morning and weekend work may occur.

Career Type: Part-time

Location: York Street

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two 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.

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.

Communications Manager

Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Location: 17155 W. 44th Ave, Golden, CO. 80403
Compensation: DOE with Benefits

About the Colorado Railroad Museum
Founded in 1959, the Colorado Railroad Museum preserves and conveys the rich history of railroading in the Rocky Mountain region through acquisition, research, exhibition, and education. The Museum is continuing to develop a guest experience featuring engaging interactive exhibits, a library that is an important resource nationally, and a well-landscaped and -presented site. Visitation at the Museum has grown at an incredible rate – from 2,000 people in 1961 to almost 100,000 in 2016. The Museum operates steam-powered excursions on select weekends, and annually hosts the popular "Day Out with Thomas," "Polar Express," and other family-oriented events designed to reach a broader audience. Visitors to the Museum can view over 100 pieces of railroad equipment, and during special steam-ups, may even ride behind the oldest operational locomotive in Colorado, the Denver & Rio Grande Western Locomotive No. 346. Patrons also have the opportunity to visit the operational roundhouse and turntable. The Museum has been recognized as one of 25 top cultural attractions (Denver Business Journal) and one of the top ten paid attractions in the Denver Metro area (2006-2013, Longwoods study).

Communications Manager oversees and coordinates the communications program at the Colorado Railroad Museum with the goal of building and maintaining a professional, diverse, and effective array of communications tools that align with and serve the organizations mission, goals, and objectives. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains annual written plan and budget for Communications with measurable goals and benchmarks for short and long term goals
  • Ensures brand/visual identity aligns with mission and brand elements are incorporated consistently and appropriately across communications platforms
  • Oversees/produces all formal communications through news media, advertising, direct mail, email, social media, website including all marketing collateral materials, press releases, press materials, ad design
  • Contracts and oversees service providers such as printers, outdoor, print, radio and tv media buys.
  • Secures media sponsorships
  • Keeps event outreach materials, booth and displays current and available
  • Represents the Museum at various professional and community meetings such as SCC Marketing Committee, Visit Denver, and the Colorado Tourism Office
  • Project manager and ‘face’ of marketing programs.  This includes, but is not limited to: conceptualization, objectives, functional specifications/processes, promotions, schedules, resources, coordinating with various departments and vendors, budget coordination, post reports, etc. Ensure program completion and success.  
  • Responsible for developing along with the Executive Director and Multimedia Coordinator a social media strategy. Collaborates on the content development for all social media channels.

Competencies/Qualifications

  • Analytical, conceptual, and strategic thinking
  • Proven success in developing and implementing comprehensive marketing/PR campaigns and branding/awareness strategies, with ability to tailor and prioritize communications outpost for different audiences, goals, and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to define goals, set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of data-driven analytics/metrics
  • Experience with event planning and logistics, publicity planning and marketing
  • Strong interpersonal, public and presentation skills
  • Desire experience with website content management, especially WordPress
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS6, WordPress
  • Strong fiscal management
  • Discretion, maturity and composure, especially under pressure

To apply:
Send one PR/Marketing writing sample along with cover letter and resume detailing relevant experience to Donald@crrm.org. Type “Communications Manager” in the subject line.

Museum Educator

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Arapahoe County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Director of Education and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held 1-2 times a month at each of the five participating libraries.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
  • Working with the Director of Education and staff
  • Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
  • Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
  • Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
  • Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:

  • Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
  • Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
  • Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
  • Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
  • Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in art education
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicole@bmoca.org or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Director of Education, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

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

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

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $1. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.

www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Beekeeping Internship

To Apply:  Send both cover letter and resume to Julia McCleary, Butterfly Pavilion Volunteer Program Manager, at jmccleary@butterflies.org.

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.

Position OverviewThe Beekeeping Intern will work closely with the Entomologist to manage Butterfly Pavilion's 40 beehives.

Length of commitment: This is a seasonal position that will run from April 1-November 1. Sixteen hours per week, on either a Friday or a Saturday.

Key Responsibilities: NOTE: All responsibilities will be performed as an assistant to the Entomologist or Lead Zookeeper. Intern will always be supervised while working in the apiaries.

  • Construct and paint new equipment.
  • Set up and install new hives in spring.
  • Perform weekly health checks on bees.
  • Move bees as necessary.
  • Clean and organize bee yard.
  • Help set up for Beekeeping Bootcamp classes.
  • Feed or medically treat bees, as determined by Entomologist.
  • Keep records of bee health.
  • Complete a project related to honey bee research or education.
  • Extract honey.
  • Rear and breed bumble bee colonies for research and display.

Initial Impact:  As part of its Pollinator Awareness through Conservation Education, Butterfly Pavilion will support 40 hives in two different apiaries. Care for these hives will directly result in increased pollination in the Denver Metro Area and bring awareness to issues surrounding pollination declines.

Sustainable Outcome: The selected intern will have hands-on beekeeping training, work with experts in the subject area, learn the biology and physiology of honey bees, learn the environmental factors that affect honey bees, and be exposed to the day-to-day events surrounding honey bee management. This will allow the intern to acquire skills in animal husbandry, equipment construction, animal records and invertebrate medical treatment.

Training & Support: Beekeeping intern will receive individual training and supervision from Butterfly Pavilion's Entomologist. Training will develop skills in the following areas:

  • Bee hive installation
  • Apiary management
  • Bee health monitoring and record keeping
  • Bee disease and parasite mitigation
  • Honey extraction
  • Bumble bee life cycle, husbandry, and management

Beekeeping intern will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while working in the hives.

Qualifications & Skills: This is a specialized position which will require an application and interview. Not all candidates are guaranteed an interview or position. To apply for the position, candidate must submit a resume and cover letter detailing the following qualifications:

  • Interest in entomology and beekeeping
  • Experience working with insects, Hymenoptera preferred
  • Pursuing or holding a degree in Biological Sciences or related field
  • Ability to follow safety protocols
  • Ability and willingness to follow verbal directions
  • No sensitivity or allergies to insect stings
  • Ability to work long hours in all weather, including hot, dry summer conditions
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs
  • Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply

Benefits to Intern: Intern will get individual, specialized training on all aspects of beekeeping. Intern will also be invited to attend formal beekeeping classes hosted by Butterfly Pavilion's Entomologist. University credit may be available.

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

Executive Director 

Bluff Lake Nature Center (BLNC) is a growing nonprofit agency that owns and manages an urban natural area and outdoor environmental science classroom in northeast Denver. The refuge is home to an abundance of animals and native plants, which thrive in a variety of habitats. Serving nearly 4,000 elementary school students each year, most of them from highpoverty schools, BLNC brings the outdoor environment into the lives of underserved students. BLNC works to preserve and restore our 123-acre site, enhancing native habitat along a critical urban riparian corridor. We also host a variety of other educational community programs and events.

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) has announced funding for projects across the state designed to get kids and families outdoors. A total of $13.5 million is being allocated across the state in Phase 1 of this effort, including $2.7 million to the GoWild Northeast Metro Coalition. Of that, approximately $240,000 will be allocated to five projects at Bluff Lake
over the next three years.

BLNC’s Executive Director, along with the board of directors, is responsible for the organization’s fundraising and outreach efforts, as well as the overall vision of the organization. The Executive Director thinks and plans strategically and inspires community members to become more engaged in the work of BLNC. The Executive Director implements and develops policies and plans, and organizes, coordinates, and manages the programs and activities of BLNC. The Executive Director manages a current annual budget of $500,000 and supervises a small staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Commitment to public land conservation and science education.
  • An appreciation of BLNC’s history, mission, and role in Colorado’s habitat preservation and nature education efforts.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in organization leadership.
  • Proven track record with fundraising particularly in working with foundations and individual donors; some experience with developing robust earned income revenue streams.
  • Familiarity with public agency processes and working with diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Comfortable being involved in a variety of tasks, from office administration and personnel questions, to public speaking, direct asks of donors, and program development.
  • Experience in working with a governing board and other volunteers to achieve goals.
  • Knowledgeable about grant writing with proven success in obtaining significant grants; ability to oversee effective grant development and to identify important new grant opportunities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A visionary leader with strong motivational and communication skills.
  • Some experience with experiential education and/or habitat preservation or renewal.
  • Strong connections in the Colorado philanthropic community and experience with capital or other significant fundraising campaigns.
  • Master's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Natural Resources, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.

How to Apply
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this leadership position by sending a current resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted electronically. To learn more about the inspiring work of Bluff Lake Nature Center and the details of this position, please visit us at blufflake.org.

BLNC shall 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, or membership, participation, or association with any employee organization. We provide equal employment and volunteer opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and abilities.

Plant Select® Executive Director

Organizational and Position Description:

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

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

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

Characteristics of the Position:

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

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

Career Type: Full-time

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

Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

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

Desirable Qualifications:

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

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

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