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Only SCFD funded organizations and selected 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

Group Strings Class Teaching Apprentice

The mission of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association (DYAO) is to provide the finest possible youth orchestra programs, inspiring and educating young musicians through the performance of great works of music and offering valuable cultural opportunities to the community.  The Group Strings Class teachers are contracted by DYAO to teach beginning strings at three area elementary schools. Teachers are responsible to communicate with DYAO regarding supplies, enrollment and scheduling and are responsible to create curriculum for each program, to be approved by DYAO’s Executive Director.

Group Strings Class Teaching Apprentice

DYAO is looking for a qualified apprentice group strings class teacher who will work alongside Bobbie Hill for the fall 2014 semester and take over for the spring 2015 semester.  DYAO is currently teaching in two elementary schools in the Denver metro area. Current schedule involves Thursdays 7:30am-9am and 2:30-5pm and Friday from 7:30-9am (pending enrollment).  Schedule may evolve over time pending enrollment and teacher availability.

Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching elementary level strings (1st -5th grades)
  • String player
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in music or music education
  • Dependable transportation
  • Experience working within an arts education environment
  • Strategic, analytic, planning, and partnership-building abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a small team, able to work with diverse constituencies
  • Passion for music education
  • Flexible daytime schedule preferred

To Apply: Submit a resume and letter of interest to Kelly Waltrip, Executive Director at kelly.waltrip@dyao.org. Classes begin the week of September 19, 2014.

Collections Manager

Direct the Collections Management Department and staff in the principle care, maintenance, housing, and access for collections and collections storage of the Denver Art Museum. Implement and manage the Museum’s IPM (integrated pest management) program, the gallery maintenance and cleaning program, and climate monitoring PEM datalogger system. Oversee development and revision of related collection management policies and guidelines and train staff appropriately.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and long-range plan for storage, care, use, access, and rehousing of Museum collections in storage.
  • Oversee development, planning, preparation and implementation of collection storage upgrades, and renovation or move of collections to on-site and off-site collection storage areas.
  • Oversee development and maintenance of a regular Inventory Program for collections that tracks location, condition, archival housing needs, art movement, and any general care concerns of incoming and existing collections in storage and on display.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures for safe and appropriate access to collections for staff (including curators, photography, conservation, etc.), outside researchers, education groups and tours.
  • Oversee management of the museum’s gallery maintenance and cleaning program, IPM (integrated pest management) program, climate monitor/tracking with the PEM datalogger system, and implementing the hazardous materials policy with regards to the object collection.
  • Research, develop, and manage grant implementation of collection management/storage projects and provide oversight hiring and training for grant contract workers.
  • Provide collections management-related expertise by working with the other divisions of Exhibitions & Collection Services to share resources as needed and develop, implement, and update policies and procedures related to collections care including variable/time-based media, art handling guidelines, integrated pest management plan, disaster preparedness, storage tour, access guidelines, and collections database development.
  • Conduct tours of storage areas for visitors and give lectures.
  • Develop and maintain conservation-sound art storage systems
  • Oversee departmental and grant-related budgets and financial tracking of departmental and project expenses
  • Supervise, train and serve as supervisor for Assoc. and Asst. Collection Managers, on-call employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers in execution of collection management duties.
  • Acquire, disseminate and incorporate into DAM’s procedures updated collections care resources and attend collections conferences and trainings seminars to maintain and implement current standards of Museum collections practices.
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:                       

  • Knowledge of accepted collection management, registration, art handling, variable media, and preventative conservation practices.
  • Working knowledge of museum databases (ARGUS or ARGUS.net preferred) and other computer programs
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing, planning, research, communication, organizational,  project management, and public speaking skills and experience
  • Detail oriented, and skill in negotiation and resolution of non-routine problems
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment for self and others
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required
  • Skill with tools and knowledge of building materials
  • Ability to erect storage furniture and equipment
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Must be willing to travel, serve as courier, and work off-site

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:             

Masters degree required in museum studies, art history, anthropology, archaeology or related

EXPERIENCE:                       

  • Minimum of five years of working experience and progressively responsible leadership experience in collections management in a museum setting with world culture collections.
  • Experience in initiating and implementing successful collection-related moves, grant re-housing projects and related initiatives.
  • Experience with managing multiple departmental budgets and grants
  • Supervisory experience

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

  • Computer and ARGUS.NET database
  • Hand and power tools
  • Lift equipment (forklift, scissorlift, stacker)
  • Camera (35M, Polaroid, digital)
  • Straight truck and cargo/passenger van; must have valid CO drivers license

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Temperature changes
  • Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Lifting, pushing or pulling 50 pounds
  • Standing, walking, sitting, and climbing
  • Eye/hand/foot coordination

This is a full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of your message add your name and the title of this position. The deadline for this posting is September 12, 2014.

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

Contract Bookkeeper

The mission of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association (DYAO) is to provide the finest possible youth orchestra programs, inspiring and educating young musicians through the performance of great works of music and offering valuable cultural opportunities to the community. 

Summary Job Description: This contracted position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. Payroll is done through an outside service, but will need to be entered in QuickBooks on a monthly basis. This position will also assist with preparing 1099’s, monthy and quarterly financial reports and for the annual audit. 5 hours/week (One day per week, specific hours TBA)

Qualifications: Desired individual will have advanced experience with QuickBooks, proficiency with Word and Excel, experience working in the nonprofit setting, demonstrated professionalism and tact in communications with a diversity of individuals, strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail.

Application: Please email your resume and letter of interest or bid to Kelly Waltrip, Executive Director, at kelly.waltrip@dyao.org. Position will remain open until filled

Administrative & Outreach Coordinator

The mission of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association (DYAO) is to provide the finest possible youth orchestra programs, inspiring and educating young musicians through the performance of great works of music and offering valuable cultural opportunities to the community.  The Administrative & Outreach Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, and is responsible to maintain the flow of office communication and for processing information from our members and patrons.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering telephones, data entry, and assisting in the production of printed materials, outreach activities, box office and more. 

General Responsibilities: 

1.  Answer all incoming phone calls.  Approach each phone conversation with an ear toward customer service.  Assist callers with general inquiries, ticket orders, tuition payments, donations, etc.  Direct other calls to appropriate staff members.

2.  Retrieve and process mail daily.  Distribute personalized mail to appropriate staff member.  Open and process all general mail.

3. Maintain an organizational calendar that includes all concerts, events, Board meetings, grants, projects, etc.  Check in with staff daily to keep calendar up-to-date. 

4. Process donations and prepare a donor receipt to be signed by Development Director as needed.  Donations should be entered into database and quick track spreadsheet.  Audit donor records weekly to verify all donations have been properly accounted for.

5. Assist other staff members with the completion of projects as requested including volunteer scheduling, mailings and printing projects.

6. Keep DYAO website current and relevant.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Office Maintenance: 

1. Maintain a clean and organized office.  Periodically clean and organize storage rooms.

2. Maintain reasonable supply of office and printing supplies.  Order additional supplies as needed.  Order paper necessary for large printing jobs as needed.  Call for service on printer as needed.

3. Receive all shipments for the organization.  Verify all shipments are complete.  Follow up with shipper for orders that are incomplete.

4. Assist staff with the production of printed materials.

Concerts, Projects, and Events

1. Act as volunteer coordinator for general needs of the organization.  Assist staff in recruiting volunteers to fill year-long volunteer positions as requested. 

2. Act as Front of House Manager for concerts as requested.  Learn and stay current with responsibilities for this management position.  Assist with the training of volunteers assisting with front of house duties.

3. Maintain an inventory of DYAO merchandise.  Coordinate with Events & Outreach Coordinator and/or Executive Director to place restocking orders.

4.  Assist with the setup and clean up of all events and concerts.

Alumni Relations, Outreach & Recruitment

1. Actively facilitate contacting past alumni and family, updating DYAO’s records. 

2. Coordinate recruitment campaign of parents having information tables at Middle and High School music concerts.

3. Assist with recruitment mailings and projects as needed.

4. Work on newsletter for mailing list, including keeping alumni news up to date.

5. Work on email news to distribute information on a regular basis.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for music education
  • Minimum of two years administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for all types of communication as well as Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Attention to detail with ability to multi-task and execute plans effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage under pressure and with competing priorities.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of orchestral and classical music is a plus
  • Ability to be on ones feet for extended periods of time and ability to lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Part Time (25 hours weekly + concerts)

To Apply: Please email your resume and letter of interest to Kelly Waltrip, Executive Director, at kelly.waltrip@dyao.org. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.

This job scope defines the major components of the Administrative & Outreach Coordinator role and responsibilities, but should not be viewed as inclusive of all responsibilities. The job scope may evolve and responsibilities may be added or removed by the Executive Director. The Denver Young Artists Orchestra operates under the Colorado employment-at-will doctrine which will not be superseded by any organizational documents, oral or written statements.

Coordinator of Adult and Access Programs

The Denver Art Museum seeks a Coordinator of Adult and Access Programs.

Position Purpose

  • Develop education programming on and off – site for older adults and visitors with special needs.
  • Coordinate efforts to make DAM accessible to visitors with special needs.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work with Manger of Adult and College Programs to refine strategy and build overall education program plan for older adults and visitors with special needs.  This includes, but is not limited to:  1)  developing and coordinating on-site programming that serves active older adults such as lectures, courses, and classes; 2) offering ongoing programs where audiences can see themselves/receive services without making special requests (e.g. Art and About, monthly tactile tours/tables, community exhibitions  etc.);  3) developing  on-site programming for annual community events such as Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month; 4) working with education programming staff to ensure  ongoing offerings work well for audiences with special needs;  and 5) arranging for visitor accommodations as needed (e.g. sign language interpretation).
  • Work with Exhibitions to develop consistent, alternate formats for interpretation in special exhibitions.  Create and update guide for design and graphic design considerations. Advise exhibition teams on accommodations as needed including strategies for making artists’ installation works more accessible.
  • Work with Master Teachers to integrate universal design considerations into permanent collection interpretation. 
  • Participate in and chair, DAM’s staff access committee.
  • Work closely with Guest Services, on access requests and training needs for front line staff.
  • Train docents to provide special request tours and serve visitors with disabilities on public tours and for school groups.  Work with access docents on tactile programs, Art and About tours for visitors with early Alzheimer’s, and other docent-facilitated experiences. Work with docent access liaison.
  • Coordinate communication with targeted community agencies on available adaptive program services. Work with Communications to keep messaging and language about access initiatives current and general messaging inclusive.
  • Coordinate with Manager of School and Teacher Programs on access-related scholarship requests.
  • Assist in access-related fundraising efforts (corporate requests, grants, etc.) and p.r. initiatives as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with Adult and College Coordinator in support of all Adult and College Programs.
  • Participate in overall education department planning and budgeting activities; serve as education representative on museum-wide committees as assigned.
  • Respond to questions and requests from public.
  • Collect statistics and coordinate reporting related to access efforts.
  • Maintain community contacts and e-mail list.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Strong knowledge of museum access best practices, adaptive services and programming.
  • Strong knowledge of ADA and related laws and best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of older adult audiences and adult learning.
  • Knowledge of local Denver/Front Range access/special needs organizations.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with individuals and organizations in the community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in group and individual situations as well as in written form; strong public speaking skills.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to work on multiple, detailed projects simultaneously.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, social media).
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Education or Formal Training

  • BA in art history, anthropology, museum education or related field preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with audiences with disabilities.
  • Experience working with older adults.
  • Experience developing live programs in a museum context.
  • Experience working with and training volunteers.

This is a full-time position with benefits.   Posting closes on September 19, 2014. If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of your email, please list your name first followed by the position you are interested in obtaining.

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

Level 2 Operations Technician

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Level 2 Operations Technician. The Technician is responsible for technical support of desktop computers, applications and related technology to insure that DMNS technology goals of 100% functionality and excellent customer service are met.

This multifaceted role will assist with Helpdesk/Desktop support in addition to technical exhibit repair and maintenance and installation as well as special event setup and support.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience supporting desktop Microsoft & Mac applications as well as a minimum one (1) year of customer service experience.

Candidates must also have at minimum a High School Diploma or GED and the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Application Instructions

To apply please submit cover letter and resume no later than September 9, 2014.
Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position. No phone calls please.

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

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=472

Banquet Manager

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Banquet Manager. The Banquet Manager is responsible for meeting the service standards, goals and objectives of the banquet program through the successful management of the banquet department staff.  The banquet manager will also ensure the efficient management and operation of banquet events to provide outstanding service and quality events. Customer service is a highlight of this role and the Banquet Manager must provide a level of service which exceeds the expectations of the Museum’s clients.

The Banquet Manager will also build an effective leadership platform that inspires and motivates employee performance ensuring professional development and success. Tasks will include reviewing BEO’s and working with the Sales Consultants to host an outstanding function or event while giving daily management and direction to the banquet staff.

This position also has significant operations planning and cost management responsibilities including budgeting, purchasing, billing for the event and planned labor to actual costs.

Successful candidates will have at least 3 years of experience in high volume banquet management and at least 2 years of working experience with POS and catering software systems. Candidates must have a current serve safe certification and TIPS certification or the ability to obtain. Candidates must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays, be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, and able to lift up to 50 lbs. as there may be long periods of physical activity during set up and break down and during events.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume no later than September 9, 2014.

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=473

Part-time Box Office Staff

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for part-time box office staff for the fall and winter season. Duties of this part-time position include 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. Full Description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:anthoney.sandoval@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Director of Marketing

The Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and experienced marketing professional to lead the organization’s marketing, sales, and public relations operations. The Director of Marketing and Public Relations will develop and implement programs and strategies leading to growth in festival attendance, school enrollment, and overall earned income, while also working to elevate and broaden awareness, public perception, and notoriety – locally, regionally, and nationally.

The successful candidate will possess valuable experience in marketing and public relations, will be well-versed in the latest marketing and advertising industry trends and research – especially those pertaining to the performing arts - and will exude great appreciation and enthusiasm for classical music and music education.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement all Festival and Center advertising, including, but not limited to, internet, newspaper, television, radio, out-of-home and direct mail
  • Develop, schedule, and implement subscriber acquisition campaign strategies for the Festival; manage all paid advertising and volunteer/grassroots efforts; monitor sales in accordance with strategic objectives, sales goals, and projections
  • Set subscriber renewal and single ticket sales strategies; monitor results with respect to sales goals and projections
  • Manage organization’s website; write and publish dynamic content on Festival and Center artistic activities
  • Maintain and manage the Festival and Center’s presence on key social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others
  • Oversee creation, design, production, and distribution of annual Festival program book and Center brochure
  • Manage all aspects of the CMF & CMA’s e-communications
  • Plan and implement ongoing Institutional Marketing strategies – develop and manage organization’s relationship with various press and media outlets; find new and innovative opportunities for coverage of the Festival and Center
  • Arrange for and facilitate Public Relations opportunities for CMF & CMA artistic and administrative staff
  • Set and maintain consistent brand image between the Festival and Center through the development, production, and distribution of all internal and external communications and promotional materials
  • Schedule, write, publish, and distribute all CMF & CMA-related press releases in timely manner to ensure maximum impact and effect. Develop and maintain relationships with key media outlets and contacts
  • Look for ways to develop new sources of revenue for the organization
  • Work closely with Director of Development to leverage marketing and public relations activities and successes to increase contributed income
  • Coordinate and supervise all aspects of design and production of Festival program book and Center catalog
  • Monitor the latest developments in marketing and public relations trends, and appropriately apply that knowledge

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in marketing and/or public relations, preferably for a non-profit or performing arts organization
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills; proven proofreading and editing experience
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Adept computer skills – including fluency in MS Office, and experience with social media platforms and database management
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, the arts or a related field
  • Knowledge of the Denver and Boulder metropolitan areas and their media markets
  • Experience with back-end website content management systems strongly preferred, but not required

Compensation: The Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts offers a competitive salary in line with peer organizations. Compensation package also includes 65% paid health and dental insurance, optional 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and a list of at least three references to Andrew Bradford, Executive Director, at bradford@comusic.org, by September 22, 2014. Electronic submissions preferred, but applications may also be mailed to Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts, 200 E. Baseline Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026. No phone calls, please.

The Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

Director – Visitor Services (Admissions, Welcome Center and Museum Store)

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who can lead with enthusiasm a team of full and part-time staff and Welcome Center volunteers. The Director of Visitor Services oversees the Museum Store Manager and Guest Service associates. The Director is responsible for institutionalizing procedures and guaranteeing the continual professionalization and development of a hard-working staff. S/he oversees the day-to-day operations of the admissions, Welcome Center, and the Museum Store and is responsible for customer service, traffic control, staff scheduling, training and management. This position exists to enhance visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, guiding and caring for two of the museum’s most important assets –visitors and Welcome Center volunteers. From time-to-time, this position will be required to work during the Museum’s special events and annual Gala. This position is responsible for admissions and membership growth through customer-oriented processes and collaboration with Curatorial, Membership, Marketing, Corporate Events, and Accounting departments. The ideal candidate has a proven track record managing and developing staff as well as providing and training for superior customer service. This individual needs to possess an engaging personality together with excellent communication and technological skills.

Tasks, Duties and Major Responsibilities:
Museum Experience

  • Deliver a superior museum experience in a consistent manner that will set Wings apart from other entertainment / cultural options.
  • Focus the Wings’ operations, processes and anticipated outcomes around the needs of the individual guest.
  • Understand and scrutinize all dimensions of the museum experience as it relates to Museum guests. Museum experience includes but is not limited to interpretation, discovery, attractions, interaction, appearance, functionality, safety, and ease of use. Share observations as
  • appropriate with other Directors, CEO, COO and/or Controller.
  • Provide the discipline, methodology and/or process to be used to comprehensively manage Wings’ guest cross-channel exposure, interaction
  • and transaction with Wings’ products and services.
  • Oversee Cockpit Alley Interactive Exhibit.
  • Oversee Welcome Center docents.

Guest Experience

  • Greet and make each museum visitor feel welcome. Visitors include members, paid guests, event clientele and their invited guests and
  • vendors.
  • Represent the Museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly way. This includes handling visitor complaints and
  • issues both verbal and written in a timely and professional manner.
  • Exhibit excellent floor presence by training and coaching team members on customer service standards, product placement and time
  • management.
  • Manage the traffic flow of visitors including a large number of school groups.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the visitor center (i.e. Opening/Closing process, cash management, security and general operations).
  • Utilize Sales/Admissions Reports to react to trends.
  • Special projects as required.

Guest Services Operations

  • Maintain and schedule staff on a year-round basis to reflect seasonal variations and projected sales and payroll budgets.
  • Recruit, train, and coach a productive team of staff and Welcome Center volunteers (Welcome Center docents and Cockpit Alley docents).
  • Maintain and manage all aspects of staff development (Performance Reviews, Payroll, Dress Code, Individual Coaching and Disciplinary
  • Actions).
  • Maintain personnel schedule for the Admissions desk as well as the Welcome Center (coordinate calendar for weekends, holidays and school
  • breaks).
  • Effectively delegate projects while at the same time allowing others the creativity to succeed by making their own decisions.
  • Conduct productive daily meetings to ensure that daily schedule, tour operations and goals are met.
  • Inspire, motivate, and encourage teamwork.

Guest Services Desk Tasks

  • Check in visitors and members.
  • Process store transactions.
  • Oversee store inventory management.
  • Market and sell Museum Memberships (scripting and training, including presenting invitation to join and “closing the sale”).
  • Direct deliveries and vendor traffic.
  • Direct Corporate Events traffic.
  • Direct guests and workmen.
  • Encourage and sell Museum Store merchandise to museum visitors.
  • Encourage and sell the various membership opportunities available to museum visitors.
  • Encourage and sell membership renewals to current members.
  • Fulfillment and processing of membership cards and letters.

Additional Duties

  • Communicate well and often with staff and volunteers
  • Museum diagnostics – maintain accurate and current visitor traffic count and records
  • Annual department budget creation and management.
  • Maintain proper cash handling procedures.
  • Develop and publish an Admissions Policies & Procedures Handbook.
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocol.
  • Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required from time to time.

Job Skill Requirements:

  • Broad knowledge and experience in retail sales and customer service
  • Broad knowledge and experience with computers and retail sales (point-of-sale) IT systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to respond and be flexible within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Above average organizational and planning skills
  • Above average verbal and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability as a problem solver and creator of alternative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as well as prioritize responsibilities
  • Commitment to social inclusion and making museums accessible to a wide-ranging audience
  • Commitment to the Mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
  • Education and Experience:
  • Four-year college degree preferred. At least five years of managerial experience in hospitality, retail, museum services or general operations.
  • Prior staff training and supervision experience with a dedication to creating and maintaining a strong culture of customer service.
  • Ability to drive sales through excellent service, maintenance of visual presentation, and a full understanding of retail operations

Working Conditions:
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum operates in a 70 plus-year-old aircraft hangar. Environmental conditions may vary. On occasion, hours outside of normal work hours may be requested including weekends and holidays.

Relationships:
Jobholder reports to the Controller.
This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the jobholder’s supervisor.

Please send your current resume, a one-page cover letter, and compensation requirements to Controller@WingsMuseum.org.

Guest Services Associate (Part-time/On-call)

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to help provide a welcoming and positive experience for all Museum patrons and guests. This position exists to enhance visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, guiding and caring for two of the museum’s most important
assets –visitors and Welcome Center volunteers. From time to time, this position will be required to work during the Museum’s special events and annual Gala.

Tasks, Duties and Major Responsibilities:
Guest Experience

  • Greet and make each museum visitor feel welcome. Visitors include members, paid guests, event clientele and their invited guests and
  • vendors.
  • Represent the Museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly way. This includes handling visitor complaints and
  • issues, both verbal and written, in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manage the traffic flow of visitors including large numbers of school groups.

Guest Services Desk Tasks

  • Check in visitors and members.
  • Process store transactions.
  • Direct deliveries and vendor traffic.
  • Direct Corporate Events traffic.
  • Direct guests and workmen.
  • Encourage and sell Museum Store merchandise to museum visitors.
  • Encourage and sell the various membership opportunities available to museum visitors.
  • Encourage and sell membership renewals to current members.
  • Fulfillment and processing of membership cards and letters.
  • Keep Guest Services areas neat, clean, and orderly.

Additional Duties

  • Communicate well and often with staff and volunteers
  • Maintain proper cash handling procedures.
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocol.
  • Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required from time to time.

Job Skill Requirements:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Commitment to the Mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.
  • Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 Ibs.

Experience:

  • At least one year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred.

Working Conditions:
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum operates in a 70 plus-year-old aircraft hangar. Environmental conditions may vary. On occasion, hours
outside of normal work hours may be requested including weekends and holidays.

Relationships:
Jobholder reports to the Store Manager and the Director of Visitor Services.
This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the jobholder’s supervisor.

Please send your current resume, a one-page cover letter, and compensation requirements to Controller@WingsMuseum.org.

Manager – Museum Store

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who can lead with enthusiasm a team of staff and Welcome Center volunteers. The Museum Store Manager reports to the Director of Visitor Services and is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Museum Store and other retail opportunities. The Museum Store Manager will supervises a team of Visitor Service associates
and Welcome Center staff and provide support to the Director of Visitor Services with other visitor services activities.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record with developing and implementing a long-term plan for a profitable retail operation. S/he conducts her/himself in a professional manner in the museum environment; works as a dynamic team member to foster interdepartmental work productivity and relationships; and serves as an ambassador for the Museum in communicating and furthering the mission and goals of the Museum. From time to time, the Museum Store Manager will be required to work during the Museum’s special events and annual Gala.

Tasks, Duties and Major Responsibilities:
Retail Management

  • Oversee the daily operations of the Wings Aeronautica Museum Store.
  • Development and implement a comprehensive retail and marketing plan.
  • Explore new areas of potential for retail opportunities and growth.
  • Explore and implement an online Wings Aeronautica Museum Store.
  • Determine optimum product mix and levels of merchandise based on demand, trends, exhibits, and Museum mission.
  • Work with current vendors and suppliers to establish and negotiate optimum costs, availability, delivery, and services.
  • Identify new vendors as needed. Confer with sales representatives, wholesalers and publishers to negotiate prices and discounts.
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory levels and conducting accurate inventory counts.
  • Monitor operational procedures for ordering, shipping and receiving of merchandise, revise when necessary. Audit freight charges.

Business Management

  • Responsible for cash handling procedures and daily reconciliation.
  • Monitor procedures and use of POS transactions at retail outlets.
  • Utilize and maintain operational reports (sales, inventory, and traffic).
  • Accurately process retail sales, exchanges, returns, admissions, memberships, gift receipts, coupons and discounts in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain store inventory/vendor files in POS system. This includes additions to inventory, deletions due to damage, theft, receipt of defective
  • products.
  • Coordinate physical inventory count once a year in accordance with yearly audit requirements.
  • Follow procedures requiring all orders to be generated through the POS system. This includes the maintenance and update of vendor files,
  • creation of orders to be followed by ‘receiving vouchers’ that include all other associated costs, i.e. shipping, fees, discounts etc.

Staff and Volunteer Management

  • Work alongside the Director of Visitor Services to lead and manage Visitor Services associates and Welcome Center volunteers.
  • Schedule volunteer and staff support on a formal calendar far enough in advance to assure staffing levels
  • Train, coach, inform and review staff and volunteers as often as necessary to assure competence and communication

Additional Duties

  • Communicate well and often with staff and volunteers
  • Annual department budget creation and management.
  • Maintain proper cash handling procedures.
  • Adhere to Wings’ brand management policies and integrated marketing protocol.
  • Undertake any other duties or projects of a similar nature as may be required from time to time.


Job Skill Requirements:

  • Broad knowledge and experience in retail sales and customer service
  • Broad knowledge and experience with computers and retail sales (point-of-sale) IT systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to respond and be flexible within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Above average organizational and planning skills
  • Above average verbal and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability as a problem solver and creator of alternative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as well as prioritize responsibilities
  • Commitment to social inclusion and making museums accessible to a wide-ranging audience
  • Commitment to the Mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
  • Education and Experience:
  • Four-year college degree preferred. At least five years of retail management experience in retail, museum services or general operations.
  • Prior staff training and supervision experience with a dedication to creating and maintaining a strong culture of customer service.
  • Ability to drive sales through excellent service, maintenance of visual presentation, and a full understanding of retail operations

Please send your current resume, a one-page cover letter, and compensation requirements to Controller@WingsMuseum.org.

Director of Financial Operations

The Director of Financial Operations position is an exciting opportunity for a high-level financial leader with a combination of non-profit, and arts and culture experience. The City of Arvada is currently in the process of creating a new and independent organization for the Arvada Center to be led by a new non-profit entity. The position would be a key leader in that transition and a part of the senior management team.

POSITION PURPOSE: 
Responsible for the financial management, budgeting, and business technical systems of the Arvada Center for the Arts and  Humanities.

Contact: City of Arvada Human Resources 720-898-7555 Req#: M148

Applyhttps://arvada.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

Application Deadline: 9/12/2014

Gallery Retail and Volunteer Associate

Foothills Art Center is searching for a Gallery Retail and Volunteer Associate. This entry-level art administration position supports the Gallery Retail and Volunteer Manager, with full-time hours worked Wednesday through Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm, plus occasional evenings for openings and other events. The ideal candidate will possess experience in retail sales (or other customer service industry), data entry, Excel spreadsheets, and volunteering. Experience with visual merchandising a plus. A love for the arts required. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and desired salary to marcella@foothillsartcenter.org. To review the full job description, visit http://foothillsartcenter.org/fac/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/FAC_Gallery-Retail-and-Volunteer-Associate.pdf

Mailroom Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a dedicated, friendly and customer service orientated Mail Room Assistant. This position will assist the Mail Department Supervisor with the daily operation of the Mail Room and Shipping/Receiving area.

Responsibilities include collecting and processing general and interoffice mail, shipping and receiving, working with the Museum-wide recycling program, and collecting and forwarding to vendor all office supply requisitions.

Successful candidates must have at minimum a high school diploma or GED as well as a valid CO drivers’ license and current proof of auto insurance or the ability to obtain. Candidates should also be driven by providing exceptional customer service.

This position requires sustained physical activity including: extensive walking, frequent standing, lifting, maneuvering carts, handling recyclables, and ability to move large 3-yard bins for single stream recyclables. Frequently handle and deliver packages of 50 pounds, and occasionally 75-100 pounds. Ability to maneuver full pallets of printed material.

This is a three-quarter time, benefit eligible position including medical, dental and vision benefits as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with company match.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than September 10, 2014.
No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. 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.

Guest Services Associate

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

Schedule: Flexible. Must be available to work weekends & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks.  

Salary: $9.00 Hour

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

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

 

Office Administrator / Registrar (part time)

Frequent Flyers® Productions (FFP) is a Boulder, Colorado,  non-profit aerial dance company seeking an Office Administrator and Registrar. The Office Administrator/Registrar manages the day-to-day office activities, including: student registration for classes, database management, volunteer management, and more for this fast-paced nonprofit organization. Position is approximately 25-30 hours per week, except August 2 - August 15, 2015 when the position may increase to 40 hours and include weekends. Salary is DOE and ranges $12-15/hr. No benefits.  Hours sometimes change based on the studio schedule, but may include evening hours (until 7:30 PM) and some Saturdays.

This person reports to the Executive Director and works in coordination with the Artistic Director and Education Program Manager. Specific duties include the following:

General Office

  • Answer phone calls and emails, check messages and respond appropriately.
  • Handle routine correspondence with vendors, students, parents and the general public
  • Manage and update tracking spreadsheets, informational documents, and donor database.
  • As needed, Office Admin may be asked to assist with special projects.

Aerial Dance Studio Support:

  • Manage class registration system (in MindBody online registration software).
  • Assist students with registration and prepare rosters for each class.
  • Track legal forms
  • Assist with scheduling private lessons, birthday parties and other private classes.
  • Serve as a key member of the team in communicating with students and parents.

Performances:

  • Some evening availability will be required to assist with front-of-house for performances, including organizing and managing volunteers.

Aerial Dance Festival:

  • Assist with logistics for the summer festival, including scheduling volunteers, coordinating student schedules, communicating with teachers and proctors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Office Admin needs to be a “people person” who enjoys interacting with a wide variety of people.
  • Resourceful, organized, and flexible enough to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Good Customer-Service Orientation
  • Good attention to detail
  • Proven skill with Microsoft office (Excel and Word), and capacity to learn and master new software (MindBody, and DonorPro)
  • BA or BS and a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position or environment.
  • Physical health and mobility, including an ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, as well as a valid drivers license and vehicle.
  • Ability to work independently when necessary, while also contributing to the team.

Send resume and references to:  Laura Blegen, laura@frequentflyers.org

Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc.

No phone calls please.

To learn more about us, visit: www.frequentflyers.org

 

Audience Development and Community Partnerships

This is a highly strategic, dynamic and multi-disciplinary position with the charge to increase Clyfford Still Museum's visitation by existing and new visitors, to create high impact partnerships and collaborations, to develop new and bolster existing programs and events, and to increase the Museum’s accessibility to a broad range of visitors.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Drive audience development initiatives to improve our understanding of the Museum’s visitors and develop new ways to connect with existing and new audiences
  • Develop and analyze visitor data, and identify interests of particular audiences
  • Identify, develop and implement new strategies to attract existing audiences, and engagement strategies for potential new audiences
  • Manage existing and develop new partnerships and events
  • Devise new, effective ways to improve the visitor experience and increase visitor satisfaction and loyalty
  • Develop and oversee projects to increase public exposure to the Museum and its collections
  • Work with other departments on outreach strategies to grow audiences by exporting the Museum experience through technological platforms and external programming
  • Prepare and adhere to an annual budget
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties including taking on multiple tasks as may be required for a small-staffed institution

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in art history, museum studies, community organizing or a related field
  • Five years experience and demonstrated success in museum programming, audience development, outreach activities, or community organizing
  • Prior experience in the arts or nonprofit sector
  • Demonstrated experience in creating successful collaborations
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Excellent personal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
    • Experience with various social media platforms a plus
    • Experience with Blackbaud products a plus

Application Deadline:  September 7, 2014
Start Date:
  Immediately
Compensation:
  Commensurate with experience

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:
Human Resources
Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80204

EMAILED APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

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

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

Education Programs Manager

The Colorado Ballet seeks an Education Programs Manager. Reporting to the Director of Education & Community Partnerships, the Education Programs Manager is responsible for staffing and administrating after-school programming, as well as scheduling and teaching various dance classes and workshops.  Specifically, the Education Programs Manager:

  • Workshops and Residencies:  Develops, schedules and teaches dance and dance integrated classes and workshops in a wide range of styles to a variety of age groups/abilities; studies trends in dance education and dance therapy for populations with special needs;
  • After-School Programs:  Recruits, hires, trains, schedules and evaluates teaching staff; serves as contact person for up to 15 teaching staff and numerous school teachers/administrators; collects attendance and payroll information and completes contracts and grant reports; orders and distributes dance clothing for 300+ students;
  • Community Liaison:  Represents Colorado Ballet and dance/dance education in the cultural, education, and human service communities at appropriate venues, meetings and events; and works with other organizations to develop collaborative projects and partnerships to enhance arts education.

Qualifications:  The Education Programs Manager will work closely with children, teachers, school administrators, and other partners in education and the arts. Strong background in ballet and other dance styles and traditions required; ability to work with students of all ages and abilities and flexible evening and weekend availability a must. Experience working in public schools and Spanish proficiency desired.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org.  Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Guest Services Associate

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

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

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

Schedule: Flexible. Must be available to work weekends & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks.                            

Salary:  $9.00 Hour

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