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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.

Box Office Lead

The Lone Tree Arts Center is seeking qualified candidates for Box Office Lead. Under the direction of the Marketing Specialist, Box Office Manager, and Marketing Director, the Box Office Lead is responsible for assisting with day-to-day operations in the box office including, but not limited to: taking and processing ticket orders by phone, mail, and in person; serving as the on-site manager for the box office during performances. The primary function of this position will be to work a majority of our evening and weekend performances, both presented and rental. 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

(The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  At the discretion of the supervisor and/or department director, duties may be modified to address business needs and changing business practices):

Lead Box Office Duties:

  • Provide superior customer service while assisting customers and clients with ticket inquiries and purchases by phone or in person.
  • Assist Marketing Specialist, Box Office Manager or Marketing Director with various duties as assigned including: creation of ticketing reports and mailing lists, and night of show supervision.
  • Provide oversight of Box Office Representatives during performances.
  • In conjunction with all other front of house staff, ensure an extraordinary patron experience from first point of contact through the end of an event.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

  • Night of show supervision of box office representatives.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • At least one year of box office experience with a combination of phone and walk-up sales strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years front-of-house and/or patron service experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with an integrated ticketing and a patron service management software system preferred. 
  • Computer skills and ability to develop working knowledge of ticket scanners, ticket reporting systems and volunteer scheduling

We require enthusiastic dedication to excellent customer service, a passion for performing arts a plus.  All candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities:

  • Office equipment: Daily use of a copier, scanner, and printer.
  • Computer equipment: Daily use of a personal computer, MS Office software, GIS software.
  • Language skills: Reads, analyzes, and interprets technical journals, financial reports, and legal document; writes technical and professional reports and correspondence and using proper spelling, grammar, and style; presents information and responds to questions from top management, citizens and large groups.
  • Reasoning ability: Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions using a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Physical activities: Sits for long periods of time; may walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, climb, carry and lift for varying periods. Requires continuous and repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.
  • Lifting: May involve lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Vision and hearing: Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents; must be able to answer telephones, communicate conversation and respond to verbal inquiries.
  • Exposure to environmental conditions: Work in office setting and outside field work is required.

FLSA/Job Status: Part time (up to 20 hours per week) – Non-Exempt, with availability to work evenings and weekends.

2016 Hiring Range: $13.00 to $15.25/hour

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

A completed application will include the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. City of Lone Tree Application

Human Resources Generalist – Part Time

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, a non-profit organization that recently completed a major expansion, is seeking a part-time Human Resources Generalist to support its growing staff.  The Human Resources Generalist leads practices that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture; and assists in the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

The Human Resources Generalist coordinates the implementation of people-related services, policies, and programs; reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer; and assists and advises company managers, supervisors, and Senior Leadership Team regarding Human Resources issues.

The Children’s Museum strives to create a culture of accountability to our work and each other, so a work life balance is a priority. Joining the Children’s Museum team gives you the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate people in a positive, friendly environment of learning and fun.

Essential Functions:

The Human Resources Generalist guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs.  Major areas of focus include:

  • Assist to develop and administer programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organization
  • Champion the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs
  • Implement human resources programs by providing human resources services, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention and completing personnel transactions
  • Ensure the standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce are implemented
  • Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions
  • Conduct periodic surveys to measure employee satisfaction and employee engagement
  • Coach and train managers in their communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities with the employees who report to them
  • Assist with (a) the implementation of company safety and health programs, (b) establishing the company wage and salary structure, pay policies, and (c) evaluating the variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises
  • With the assistance of outsourced partners, obtain cost-effective, employee-serving benefits; evaluating national benefits environment for negotiating cost savings and benefit options
  • Coordinate with out-sourced HR company regarding company compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal and government reporting requirements including any related to the EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, ERISA, the Department of Labor and Unemployment, worker compensation, and so forth. Maintain appropriate protocols to ensure minimal company exposure to lawsuits
  • Performing other related duties as required and assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Presentation and Training Skills                 
  • Understanding Colorado and Federal Employment Laws
  • Project Management                                   
  • Decision Making       
  • Ethical Conduct                                            
  • Systematic Thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills and Self-awareness    
  • Technical Capacity
  • Relationship-building                                               
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills                                                                                                           

Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or 7 to 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced HR certification(s) desirable
  • Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement, preferred.

Work Environment

The noise level in the open-plan work environment is generally moderate.

Physical Demands

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

Work schedule

A typical work week will be 20 hours a week. This is a part-time position, and general hours of work and days will be mutually agreed upon within Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional weekends and evenings required.

All applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references to bonnieb@cmdenver.org or fax 303.433.9520.  This position will remain open until filled. Please submit applications for full consideration no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline:   October 17, 2016          

Anticipated Start Date:   November, 2016

The Children’s Museum of Denver at 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.

Quinlan Cafe Staff

Location: 71 E Yale Ave, Denver, CO 80210
Start Date: 10/2/2016
Compensation: $12-$15/hr, DOE
Schedule: part time, 9 -15 hours per week. Weekday schedule: 4:30pm - ~9:00pm. Weekend schedule: 6:00pm - ~9:30pm

Job Description:
Welcome to Swallow Hill Music’s Yale campus at 71 E Yale Ave in Denver! Swallow Hill Music (SHM), the second largest roots, acoustic, and folk music community in the United States, strives to provide an outstanding experience to both students and concertgoers. To that end, SHM opened the Quinlan Cafe in 2014 to provide a community space for students and members of the general public who travel to SHM to either attend a concert or support a family member. The cafe, operating under an artist gallery license, serves beer, wine, and cocktails along with dry goods such as chips and candy, non-alcoholic beverages, and locally-sourced baked goods. The perfect applicant will be friendly, possess exemplary customer service skills, be reliable and dependable, and have flexible availability during the evening time on both weekdays and weekends. During the winter months, this job will usually entail around 10 hours per week and during the summer months, it will be closer to 15 hours per week.  

Duties:

  1. Set up cafe space at SHM, 71 E Yale Ave, Denver, CO 80210. This includes putting all of the chairs down, arranging wine and liquor display, checking quantities for beer, setting out all food (chips, candy, baked goods), and etc.
  2. Provide customer service as needed to patrons, staff, and volunteers
  3. Pour beer, wine, and mix cocktails as requested by patrons
  4. Maintain cleanliness in the cafe, including wiping down the bar and coolers.
  5. Using SHM point of sale system (POS) operated via iPad.
  6. Reconciling the drawer at the end of the night
  7. Depositing revenue with front desk staff
  8. Putting away all cafe materials, cleaning, and turning off all lights upon exit.

Application deadline: Oct. 9

Marketing and Development Director

Now celebrating its 20th Anniversary Season of artistic achievement in Colorado, Kantorei seeks a permanent Marketing and Development Director to help further our mission of elevating the human experience through choral excellence.

About Kantorei
Kantorei, founded in 1997, is a nationally recognized, all-volunteer, professional-caliber choral ensemble based in Denver, CO, led by Artistic Director Joel M. Rinsema. In its 20-year history, the choir has performed at the 2003 and 2011 National ACDA Conventions, regional and local ACDA conventions, the 2008 National Performing Arts Convention, the Aspen Music Festival, and others.

Kantorei's mission is to elevate the human experience through choral excellence. To support this mission the choir presents an annual season consisting of four concert series and other events. Kantorei frequently hosts composers and conductors of international renown such as Eric Whitacre, René Clausen, Anton Armstrong, Eric William Barnum and Simon Carrington.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely with the Artistic Director and Administrative Assistant, the Marketing and Development Director (MDD) is primarily responsible for all Marketing- and Development-related aspects of the organization. The MDD is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s overall marketing strategy in support of the artistic and strategic activities of the organization. The MDD helps ensure earned income goals are met by monitoring sales and strategically implementing marketing campaigns, including the coordination and distribution of print, radio, and electronic materials. The MDD will also help with the planning and execution of the organization’s development activities that ensure the organization’s sustainability. The MDD will assist the Development Committee in all fundraising activities including individual giving campaigns, corporate underwriting, and foundation and government grant requests.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute annual marketing plans that support the artistic and strategic goals of the organization
  • Develop and implement plans to maximize visibility and meet attendance and audience development goals
  • Work with the Marketing Committee to develop and codify Kantorei branding guidelines; continuously enhance, leverage, and maintain the integrity of the Kantorei brand
  • Coordinate the delivery of all event advertising and collateral (print, web, and social)
  • Develop and maintain detailed patron statistics programs, including concert attendance statistics
  • Manage web, social media, and email content and delivery
  • Assist the Development Committee in creating and executing short- and long-term fundraising plans, including strategies for attracting new donors and retaining existing donors
  • Serve as a lead grant writer for project requests submitted to foundations and government funders, and assist with the annual SCFD grant application process
  • Attend and assist with all Kantorei performances, events, and activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, communications, or music education; or, equivalent experience in performing arts administration or other nonprofit organizations
  • Outstanding written and oral communication, interpersonal, public speaking, and networking skills
  • Strategic, creative thinker with natural ability to work independently and take initiative to drive the growth and maturity of the organization
  • Strong understanding of and experience with corporate or non-profit marketing practices
  • Experience in leading fundraising activities for nonprofits or similar relevant experience
  • Ability to represent the organization with funding agencies, donors and supporters
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work effectively with the board of directors, artistic staff, and administrative staff
  • Commitment to promoting choral music of the highest quality
  • Experience with Web (WordPress), Email (Constant Contact), and Social Media content development and delivery a plus

The Marketing and Development Director is considered a half-time position. Hours worked will vary with the seasonality of programming and may require occasional evenings and weekends as needed for Kantorei performances and events. Rate of pay shall be commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements and Timeline
To apply, please submit a résumé, cover letter, and any additional supporting materials to jobs@kantorei.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Front End Developer

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is looking for a flexible and proactive front end developer to help make live theatre everyone’s first choice in entertainment. Our internal marketing department oversees our website (including e-commerce), email campaigns, digital marketing and all related paid, earned and owned digital properties. A front end developer with a few years of professional experience, a collaborative personality and a lot of initiative can quickly make a difference here.

You should probably love the art of theatre as much as the art of clean code but that’s not all. You’ll only be a good fit if: 
  • You have a strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS (web and email) and JavaScript, as well as User Experience best practices
  • You can QA your own work (and others’) and troubleshoot with internal teams as needed
  • You have experience working with creative teams on design and copy, as well as I.T. teams on website-related hosting, data, updates and more
  • You’re comfortable with website content management as well as email creation and delivery
  • You can apply process effectively but also stay nimble when things change
This position reports to the Director of Creative Services and will be expected to participate fully in planning, coding, testing and maintaining/optimizing all digital properties. Please share examples of paid work that demonstrate your skills as a developer in creating effective and easy-to-use web experiences.

If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a letter and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.

Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accountant

Department:  Finance/Accounting
Reports To:  Director of Finance
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Date Prepared:  September 2016
Date Revised:  September 2016

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is seeking an Accountant. With limited supervision, this position performs payroll processing and other accounting responsibilities such as inventory management, sales tax filings, and A/R billing and account reconciliations.  As onsite HR and IT support, this position will perform basic HR and IT tasks and work with outside consul on more in-depth items. This position is also the back-up for cash deposits and AP processing.

JOB KNOWLEDGE - Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1.  Financial Responsibilities

  • Conducts periodic inventory audits and inventory analysis; records costs of goods sold.
  • Assists in the maintenance of on-site point of sale systems.
  • Prepares and remits monthly city and state sales tax filings.
  • Maintains contracts, creates billing/invoicing, and completes reconciliation for partners in shared revenue relationships.
  • Serves as back-up for daily cash reconciliation, bank deposits, change requests, and accounts payable.
  • Assists with annual year-end audit.

2.  Payroll & HR Support

  • Process bi-weekly payroll; files and reviews quarterly and annual payroll tax filings.
  • Reviews benefit and payroll invoices to ensure accuracy and reconciles benefit payable accounts.
  • Maintains accurate and confidential employee records.
  • Completes required HR forms and reporting, including worker’s compensation and retirement eligibility reports.
  • Manages on-board and off-board hiring processes with hiring managers.
  • Manages annual performance review process.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate employee directory in payroll system.
  • Reviews job descriptions prior to posting to ensure proper FLSA exemption status.
  • Consults with Finance Director and Center’s employer consul on HR and Employment practice questions and/or concerns.
  • Assists employees with HR and benefit-related questions.

3. IT System Support

  • Maintains user credentials, security profiles, and troubleshoot user access.
  • Maintains internal IT ticketing systems.
  • Provides basic onsite hardware and software troubleshooting.
  • Coordinates with external support for advanced IT issues and/or escalation requests.
  • Maintains Arvada Center internal Google sites for Finance, IT, and HR.

4. Communication and Customer Service

  • Exhibits excellent communication skills: interpersonal, written and speaking.
  • Possesses strong ability to solve problems creatively and efficiently.
  • Exhibits strong organizational skills and manages time and multiple tasks well.
  • Exhibits basic ability to work independently and exercises good judgment.

5. Other Functions

  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED required and three years of related experience. Bachelor’s degree in accounting and prior experience in a nonprofit sector is preferred, but a combination of education and experience will be considered.  Must be able to work independently, within strict timelines, and in a multi-tasking environment with accuracy and attention to detail.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Requires use of standard office equipment.  Software programs used include Microsoft Office Suite, Tessitura, Financial Edge, and Paylocity.

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

To apply: e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@arvadacenter.org with subject line: Accountant. Deadline for application is October 19, 2016.

Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator

Status: Part – time: Saturdays 9:30 – 4:30 (2-3 Saturdays a month). Occasional Weekdays and evenings as needed

Salary Range: $10.00 per hour 

Summary:
The Denver Firefighters Museum is seeking for a Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator who is responsible for the weekend operations of the Museum’s front desk and gift shop  including greeting the public,  answering phones, operating admissions and store registers and maintaining attractiveness of front desk and store area; stocking merchandise, dusting, and straightening. Provide support to tour and birthday parties, as well as weekday and weekend evening events as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet every customer with an excellent standard of customer care.
  • Procure and disseminate information about our programs in person and over the phone.
  • Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admission, membership, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.
  • Balance cash register daily with closing weekly and monthly.
  • Copy and maintain literature at front desk.
  • Maintain organized and attractive front desk.
  • Provide basic security support through monitoring cameras. 
  • Dust, vacuum and re-supply restrooms when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Former work with children a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous cash handling, retail, customer service required.
  • Type 35 wpm and familiarity with computers, Word, Publisher and Access and email.
  • Team player enthusiastic about history of firefighting, fire safety and prevention.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

To apply:
Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and list of references to Visitor Services Manager Tiffany DeBaca at Tiffany@denverfirefightersmuseum.org. No phone calls, please!

Lead Café Associate & Kitchen Coordinator

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

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

Position Summary:
The Lead Café Associate & Kitchen Coordinator oversees ordering and inventory procedures, while maintaining excellent customer service. This position maintains a visible presence in the MCA Café & Bar, maintains smooth working relationships and information flow among MCA Denver staff, troubleshoots POS issues, responds to visitor inquiries, points out the need for menu changes based on visitor feedback or operational changes and facilitates understanding of new policies with other Café Associates.

The Lead Café Associate & Kitchen Coordinator reports to the Café, Bar & Event Managers.

Responsibilities:

  • Menu quality and development
  • Ordering goods; focusing on inventory, quality, and relationships with vendors and reps
  • Staff supervision focusing on the quality of service, food an beverage
  • Ensuring that tasks are completed and procedures are followed
  • Assist management team in end of day and end of month accounting
  • Bartending, serving, food preparation, coffee service and cash handling
  • Exceptional customer service and professionalism

Desired Skills:

  • Two years of management or supervisory in customer service and food service required
  • Two years minimum experience in the following areas: bartender, server, and food prep; cash handling experience required, TIPS certification a plus
  • Experience with ordering, inventory and profit and loss management
  • Previous customer service experience alongside the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities is mandatory
  • Basic knowledge of Google systems, iPad Apps, Microsoft Office, and POS systems
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, the desire be proactive, organized and detailed oriented
  • Excellent hospitality, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as flexible and solution focused
  • Ability to handle both slow and high volume periods

Qualifications:

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

Compensation & Schedule:
This is a non-exempt position at an hourly rate of $12 per hour plus tips. Schedule is 30-35 hours per week including weekends, special events and mandatory museum events.

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

Security Officer- Part-Time Mid shift 2300-0700

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

Position Purpose:
On-Call Security Officers are assigned as needed to fill vacancies mid shifts and to work positions as needed to meet the museum’s event requirements.  On-Call Security Officers are responsible for the protection of the artwork, complex and to assure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors, employees and volunteers. This position works a varied unpredictable schedule that vary week-to-week based upon department and museum program needs. Must be flexible and to work all shifts to include afternoons and overnights as scheduled.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • This position will be called upon to work any shift required based upon their availability.
  • Will be trained and stationed to work in the museum’s operations center, North lower level, swing shift, mid-shift, loading docks or any position needed for museum events, daily operations and may include Museum special exhibitions.
  • Adhere to and demonstrate the museum’s A+ customer service philosophy in all visitor and staff interactions.
  • Adhere to and communicate museum policies and emergency, life safety procedures.
  • Conduct and/or participate in investigations as required.
  • Must be flexible and to work all shifts to include afternoons and overnights as scheduled

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the willingness to interact effectively and diplomatically with a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to speak, understand, read, and apply the English language; Ability to read, understand and apply written procedure and policy.
  • Ability to self-direct and work independently.
  • Experience with CCTV, two-way radios, and multi-tasking highly preferred.

 Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skill And Ability:  Education or Formal TrainingHigh School/GED
  • Required Training and Certifications: Ability to obtain and maintain a Merchant Guard License from the City and County of Denver.  Required to meet all security standards and training. In addition they must be qualified via a written/practical test showing their proficiency to handle their responsibilities in specialty areas such as the operations, loading docks, and lower level.
  • Experience Previous security, customer service or “people” experience.  Experience with CCTV, two-way radios, and multi-tasking highly preferred.
  • Investigative and observation skills and PC literate.
  • Must possess mature judgment, good organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Prior training in all facets of security operations, experience handling emergency situations and risk management/assessment.
  • Ability to operate multiple cameras, DVR’s and computer equipment.
  • Material and Equipment Directly Used:   Two-way radio, security access control and alarm system, CCTV camera-alarm system, fire alarm panel and computer system, personal computer and flashlight.
  • Criminal History:  No criminal convictions of theft, burglary, rape, robbery, assault, harassment, child/sexual abuse or drug related offenses, or any crime of moral turpitude.
  • Required to keep a current working phone for purposes of call in emergency support.

Working Environment / Physical Activities / Physical Standards:  

  • Must have flexibility to work all shifts as needed or scheduled based on availability.
  • Must have availability on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays for all shifts.  Other days of the week may be chosen by applicant in addition to required days of availability.
  • May be called upon to handle emergency or crisis situations. Is subject to long irregular hours, and called upon to stand / walk for long periods without a break and may be exposed to potential danger from assault or other hazards and long periods of inactivity.
  • Able to stand/walk a patrol for 8 to 10 hours a day with a minimum of 3 hrs. without relief.
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping.  (Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds).
  • 20/20 vision (or corrected to a minimum of 20/80).
  • Demonstrate physical agility by bending over and picking up a coin. 
  • Able to lift and operate to discharge, a 10-lb. fire extinguisher.
  • Lift a 25-lb small child (simulated) and carry as in rescue situation for 25 ft.
  • Drag a 150 lb. person in a simulated emergency situation for 25 ft. (clothes or foot drag as taught by Red Cross.)
  • Hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical museum environment.

This is part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process on the website. If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/jobs&clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788&jpt= Deadline for application is September 30, 2016.

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.

Part-time Social Media and Marketing Assistant

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

Job Summary
The Social Media and Marketing Assistant is responsible for shooting and editing photos and videos for social media, website and other channels to promote Colorado Ballet and its performances, Academy, outreach activities and special events.  This position will also create additional content for Colorado Ballet’s social media channels.  The Social Media and Marketing Assistant will assist with other marketing activities as needed.  The position will report to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and will work closely with the Marketing Associate and Graphic Designer.  He/she will also work collaboratively with ticketing department staff to promote performances as well as all other departments at Colorado Ballet including Development, Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.  This is a part-time position, 20 to 30 hours per week.

Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience using various social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.  Blogging and Pinterest experience is also preferred.
  • Proficiency shooting and editing video is required, preferably in Adobe Premiere Pro. Ideal candidate will have experience or training shooting and editing in news or documentary style.  May also have experience editing in Final Cut Pro or iMovie.
  • Experience shooting and editing photos using Adobe Photoshop is required.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Must have a passion for non-profit, arts, or cultural organizations.
  • Must be available during peak Company rehearsal times at least a few days a week (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday)
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Social Media, Journalism, Broadcast, Marketing, Public Relations or other related field.

Duties and Job Functions
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Shoot video of Colorado Ballet rehearsals, classes, and outreach events; conduct interviews with dancers, staff, students, teachers and choreographers; and edit videos to post on social media, e-mail blasts and other promotional channels.
  • Shoot and edit photos of rehearsals and classes for social media, e-mail blasts and other promotional channels.
  • Create additional engaging and dynamic content for Colorado Ballet’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Blog and Pinterest.
  • Assist marketing staff with additional projects.

Application
Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectations (including preferred hourly rate and desired number of hours per week) to info@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  We also encourage applicants to submit samples of social media posts, photos and videos with their application.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Banquet Server

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Banquet Server to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

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

Job Description:

The Banquet Server will play a major role in ensuring a pleasant experience for Denver Museum of Nature and Science guests who attend catered events and other group affairs involving food and beverage service.

The Banquet Server will actively participate in the preparation, set-up, service, break-down and cleanup of catered functions. Their highest priorities will be to provide exceptional customer service while maintaining DMNS’s standards for safety, cleanliness, and sanitation.

Requirements:

  • Must be Tips Certified
  • Must have a high level of detail
  • Must be self motivated
  • Must be able to provide excellent customer service, including the ability to be friendly and personable
  • Must have the ability to lift/carry 30 lbs
  • Must have the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time

Specifically, you will be responsible for performing all, but not limited to, the following tasks to the highest of standards:

* Participate in room set up and tear down in accordance with event standards and needs

* Maintain tables by clearing plates, replenishing drinks, and ensuring guest satisfaction

* Replenish buffets, food & beverage stations, and snack breaks in a timely manner.

* Maintain cleanliness and organization of event rooms, bus stations, side stations, and kitchen

* Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in accordance with Federal, State, Local and DMNS regulations

* Communicate with management, team members, and kitchen staff to ensure prompt and efficient service

* Stock glasses, silverware, linen and related supplies, and complete other duties as assigned

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 27, 2016 to: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=687. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

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

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

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

Marketing Coordinator

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to provide support to the Marketing and Communications Manager to coordinate and oversee successful implementation of marketing strategies and special events.

This position will report to the Marketing and Communications Manager and will work in close collaboration with staff from visitor services, curatorial, education, membership, advancement and events. The Marketing Coordinator will be on the front lines in developing strategic marketing programs that support Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for many aspects of marketing project management; setting project management schedules, media planning and placement, design and production of materials, deliverables and working with multiple internal and external parties to ensure that campaigns remain on track to meet strategic objectives. Inter and cross-departmental collaboration, and relationship management with media partners, vendors, agencies, and designers is integral to this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working daily with Marketing and Communications Manager on projects for select museum exhibitions, programs, events, development, education, and our mobile app.
  • Assists in managing Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum social presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, G+, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Drafting copy for ads, press releases, web pages and circulating for approval.
  • Creating email campaigns and tracking results.
  • Overseeing third party resources to ensure design and messaging consistency in print ads and radio spots, direct mail, e-mail promotions, banner ads, social media graphics, and other ephemera.
  • Managing direct mail campaigns for brochures, postcards, and other mailers.
  • Coordinating and tracking digital advertising, Google Ad Words, and Facebook ads.
  • Setting and monitoring campaign effectiveness (especially for online and social media campaigns), producing timely reports, and developing contingency strategies, if required.
  • Collaborating with key team members and Marketing and Communications Manager to integrate targeted online, search, social advertising, email marketing, social media, video and other digital initiatives into marketing plans.
  • Develop and maintain internal expertise in Altru, and oversee on-site and online mailing list collection, maintenance, and requests.
  • Flyer and collateral distribution to targeted locations within Denver Metro, when needed.
  • Working Wings’ marketing table at certain Hangar events.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • BA or BS degree
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years progressively responsible marketing or advertising experience
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating integrated multi-channel marketing campaigns
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Knowledge of digital marketing including social media
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Adobe CS5, HTML, EMMA, Altru or database software experience a plus
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift 25+lbs.

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old hangar. Environmental conditions may vary. Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 Am to 5:00 PM, hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested, including during evenings and weekends.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to WingsResumes@gmail.com. Include the job title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check.

Visitor Services Associate

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver. CO 80230
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: Part-time (up to 25 hours per week, Thursday – Sunday, including holidays)

Job Summary: Wings Over the Rockies is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals who can help provide a welcoming and positive experience for all museum guests. This position exists to enhance the visitor experience by welcoming, informing, processing, and guiding museum guests from their entrance to exit.

The Guest Experience:

  • Greet each museum visitor, including members, paid and invited guests, groups, event clientele, and vendors.
  • Represent the museum to the public in a welcoming, energetic, professional, and friendly manner.
  • Help manage the traffic flow of visitors and engage with all guests entering the museum.

Visitor Services Tasks:

  • Check in visitors and members to the museum.
  • Process retail store transactions.
  • Encourage and sell museum retail store merchandise to all guests.
  • Encourage and sell museum membership opportunities to all guests.
  • Encourage and sell museum membership renewal opportunities to current members.
  • Process and fulfill membership packs, stuff renewal letters, appeal letters, and general mailings.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  • Direct deliveries and vendor traffic.
  • Direct corporate event traffic.

Additional Duties:

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

Job Skill Requirements and Experience:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and initiative.
  • At least one year of customer service and cash handing in a retail environment is required.
  • Familiarity with computers, cash registers, and email is preferred.

Working Conditions:
Wings Over the Rockies operates in a 70 plus-year-old- aircraft hangar. Environmental conditions may vary.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to WingsResumes@gmail.com.

Building Engineer II

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applicants for the position of Maintenance Engineer.  This is a Mid-Level Facilities Operations Engineer position typically gained from four to seven years’ experience. The Engineer II is expected to be actively involved in the day-to-day repair and maintenance, fabrication, installation and operations of the facilities and related equipment.    

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and Maintains physical structures of the facility and carries out the day-to-day operation of all electrical, Plumbing and mechanical Facilities equipment. 
  • Performs furniture reconfigurations, office/equipment moves, furniture requests, painting, changing out lamps and ballasts, electrical repairs, plumbing repairs, changing out ceiling tile, carpet repairs, life safety equipment monitoring and operation and other similar tasks as required.
  • Performs locksmithing functions as necessary.
  • Tracks and performs Preventative Maintenance tasks and makes repairs as necessary.
  • Assists and monitors the activities of contractors working on DCPA systems.
  • Interacts with Center employees and patrons to solve problems in system operations.
  • Assist in maintaining records on all equipment.
  • Has knowledge of all HVAC, mechanical, electrical and building systems and the maintenance necessary for each.

Required Knowledge and Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of HVAC mechanical and control systems for multi-use buildings.
  • Knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work, to include; clients, vendors and peers.​ This shall require the ability to effectively communicate well with all aforementioned persons in a diverse work environment.​
  • Exceptional oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.​
  • Knowledge of construction methods and processes
  • Ability to utilize computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and email applications with some level of proficiency.​
  • Computer aided facilities management and control system experience
  • Intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Education
  • 4 - 7 years facilities experience

Physical/Cognitive Activities:

  • Intermediate Reading and writing abilities are used occasionally in compiling or reviewing reports, developing systems as well as in other types of correspondence including ability to read blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills are used often including basic math, conversions, and measurement such as weight, volume, and pressure.
  • A portion of time is spent lifting, moving, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and holding when making repairs, climbing on ladders.  Carrying and/or lifting approximately 50 pounds and pushing and/or pulling approximately 200 pounds occurs at times (TV's, furniture, etc.)
  • Must be able to work in outdoor weather conditions such as shoveling snow.
  • Must be able stand on feet for extended periods of time including standing on ladders, platforms or scaffold.
  • Must be able to promptly, physically respond/walk between properties, distances of 100 - 400 yards in each direction.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Colorado Drivers License

This is a full time position with benefits reporting to the Chief Engineer.  This is a Swing Shift Position, working primarily 1:30pm – 10pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

Please email your resume and salary requirements/hourly wage to:  hrdirector@dcpa.org

No Phone Calls Please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships - Development Department

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

Summary:
This position advances Denver Zoo’s mission and goals by ensuring the financial success of Denver Zoo’s Corporate and Foundation Partnerships (CFP). Reporting to the Chief Development Officer and serving as a key member of the Development leadership team, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships provides both the strategic leadership and tactical management necessary to effectively execute all aspects of a high-performing CFP program. This includes oversight of corporate gifts and sponsorships, and foundation and government grants, to ensure a robust pipeline of institutional support. The Director manages a portfolio of corporate and foundation funders and prospects. In addition the Director  is responsible for the performance and be responsible for the results of a team of gift and grants officers charged with growing relationships with institutional funders/sponsors – from identification to solicitation to stewardship. The Director serves as a strategic thought partner to the CDO and the President/CEO in the planning and implementation of an anticipated capital campaign.

Desired Qualifications:
The Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships (CFP) at Denver Zoo is a proactive, confident self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment that values results. The incumbent is tenacious, persistent, and driven to succeed in leading the CFP team in setting and exceeding goals. Success will require the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, self-sufficient, and driven to lead their team to achieve success;
  • Strategic, proactive, and forward thinking;
  • Persuasive, outgoing, and confident;
  • Possesses the highest standards of personal and professional integrity;
  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.

Essential Functions:

Leadership (20%)

  • Works closely with CDO and President/CEO in the identification, qualification, and cultivation of strategic, high-value corporate and foundation entities and their executives that align with Denver Zoo’s mission, values and priorities, utilizing key volunteers when appropriate.
  • Creates a robust Corporate and Foundation Partnerships program through the development and implementation of annual goals and multi-year partnerships and grant-making strategies that align with Denver Zoo’s mission and vision – helping to meet strategic priorities and current/future funding objectives.
  • Institutionalizes and streamlines requisite systems and processes for grants, grant cycles/deadlines, and pipeline management regarding foundations, corporate foundations, and government sources.
  • Leads by example, oversees, coaches, and inspires the CFP team to meet and exceed annual fundraising goals through effective use and monitoring of key performance metrics.
  • Assists the Chief Development Officer in staffing Development-related committees of the Board of Trustees as needed.

Corporate Giving and Sponsorships (25%)

  • Manages a portfolio of corporate donors/sponsors and prospects, with an emphasis on annual fundraising goals, as well as multi-year partnerships, and/or capital gifts.
  • In collaboration with the CDO and other members of the Zoo executive leadership team, develops and maintains an inventory of significant corporate giving/sponsorship opportunities.
  • Prepares presentations, partnership proposals, and sponsorship agreements for events, annual, multi-year, and capital opportunities.
  • Oversees management of the Zoo’s Corporate Membership program, as well as annual solicitation of vendors and suppliers.
  • Provides guidance and direction to the Corporate Partnerships Manager and Corporate Partnerships Coordinator in planning and executing corporate engagement and solicitation strategies.

Foundation and Government Grants (25%)

  • Manages a portfolio of foundation relationships, with an emphasis on annual fundraising goals and programmatic priorities, as well as multi-year grants, and/or capital grants.
  • Authors, reviews, and/or edits significant grant proposals and required reports as needed.
  • Develops a deep understanding of key departments and programs (e.g., Conservation and Research, Learning Experiences, and Animal Care) that appeal to foundation and government funders.
  • Regularly liaises with other Zoo departments, as assigned, to plan and coordinate grant-seeking efforts in support of identified priorities.
  • Provides guidance/direction to two Foundation and Government Grants Managers in planning and managing a robust pipeline of grant proposals.

Prospect Management/Research Services (10%)

  • Works closely with CFP team members and Prospect Management/Research Services Manager in conducting targeted searches for corporate/foundation/government funders with funding interests that align with Zoo programs and priorities.
  • Leads regular portfolio/prospect/pipeline management meetings with the CFP team and provides additional, individualized coaching as needed.

Donor Relations and Special Events (10%)

  • Oversees CFP recognition programs, honor rolls, and appropriate and timely gift acknowledgements and submission of high-quality stewardship, financial, and/or technical reports.
  • Works closely with the CDO, Development staff, Communications, and Events teams in the planning and execution of special events with clear donor cultivation and/or stewardship objectives.
  • Assists with the planning and successful execution of major fundraising events such as Do at the Zoo.

Operations (10%)

  • Works closely with CDO to develop an annual budget for all aspects of the CFP program and monitors revenues and expenses to ensure budget targets are met.
  • Facilitates formal and informal training and professional development of the CFP team, including individual development plans, performance reviews, and coaching.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
  • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.

Reporting Relationships

  • Direct reports include: Two Foundation and Government Grants Managers, Corporate Partnerships Manager, Corporate Partnerships Coordinator
  • Indirect reports may include: Development Services/Database Manager, Development Services Coordinator, administrative support staff, volunteers, and interns.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced degree preferred. CFRE designation beneficial
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible fundraising experience in a similar role at an organization of comparable size and complexity, including at least 5 years in a management role with supervisory responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated success in corporate/foundation giving/sponsorships, including significant experience with soliciting/closing large sponsorships/grants and related portfolio management required.
  • Documented success in the preparation of six and seven-figure grant and sponsorship proposals. Experience with large capital campaigns preferred.
  • Experience working with executive leadership and volunteer boards/committees preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically and contextually, and to anticipate the needs and expectations of executive leaders.
  • Superb verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and inspire performance of others.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple, concurrent tasks, exhibit flexibility, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze and present data effectively, make decisions, allocate resources, and align efforts with opportunities.
  • Acts with tact and discretion, respecting confidentiality and proprietary information.
  • Proficient with CRM systems (Raiser’s Edge preferred), MSOffice, and Internet required.
  • Knowledge of relevant online research tools (e.g., FC Search, Hoover’s) strongly preferred.
  • Possesses a passion for Denver Zoo and its mission and engages prospects with same passion.
  • Ability to travel locally and sometimes out-of-state, occasionally work after hours and on weekends, and operate an automobile.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:
This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, donors, volunteers, and other departments. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.

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

Please apply through our website at www.denverzoo.org

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: September 30, 2016

Director of Individual Giving - Development Department

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

Summary:
This position advances Denver Zoo’s mission and goals by ensuring the financial success of Denver Zoo’s Individual Giving Program. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer and serving as a key member of the Development leadership team, the Director of Individual Giving will provide both the strategic leadership and tactical management necessary to effectively execute all aspects of a high-performing Individual Giving program. This includes direct oversight of annual campaigns, major gifts, and planned giving, ensuring a robust pipeline of individual philanthropic support. The Director will manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects. In addition the Director will manage the performance and be responsible for the results of a team of gift officers charged with growing relationships with individual donors – from identification to solicitation to stewardship. The Director will also serve as a strategic thought partner to the CDO and the President/CEO in the planning and implementation of an anticipated capital campaign.

Desired Qualifications:
The Director of Individual Giving at Denver Zoo is a proactive, confident self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment that values results. The successful incumbent is tenacious, persistent, and driven to succeed in leading the Individual Giving team in setting and exceeding goals. Success will require the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, self-sufficient, and driven to lead their team to achieve success;
  • Strategic, proactive, and forward thinking;
  • Persuasive, outgoing, and confident;
  • Possesses the highest standards of personal and professional integrity; and
  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo’s mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership (15%)

  • Creates a robust Individual Giving program through the development and implementation of annual goals and long-range giving strategies that align with Denver Zoo’s mission and vision – helping to meet strategic priorities and current/future funding objectives.
  • Leads by example, oversees, coaches, and inspires the Individual Giving team to meet and exceed annual fundraising goals through effective use and monitoring of key performance metrics.
  • Assists the Chief Development Officer in staffing Development-related committees of the Board of Trustees as needed.

Major Gifts (25%)

  • Manages a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, with an emphasis on both annual fundraising goals and longer-range gift strategies that lead to major, capital campaign, and/or planned gifts.
  • Works closely with CDO and CEO in the identification, qualification, and strategic cultivation of high net-worth individuals with both philanthropic capacity and propensity.
  • Prepares customized major gift proposals, presentations, and gift agreements for annual, capital, and/or endowment solicitations.

Annual Campaigns (20%)

  • Provides hands-on management – including strategy, execution, and evaluation/analysis – of all annual campaigns/appeals for individual donor constituencies, including but not limited to:
    • Oversight of segmentation, targeted asks, and appropriate solicitation methods/channels;
    • Writing and/or editing solicitations; oversee design/production of collateral materials;
    • Oversight of special appeals, such as employee and volunteer giving, parents, honorary/memorial giving programs, crowd funding, and vehicle donations.
    • Oversees Zoo Pride, Denver Zoo’s annual giving donor recognition society.

Planned Giving (10%)

  • Directs the Planned Giving Manager in the effective management of all planned giving programs, including Denver Zoo’s Wildlife Heritage Society.
  • Works closely with the manager to increase awareness of gift planning strategies among all gift officers and among key donor constituencies.

Prospect Management/Research Services (10%)

  • Directs the Prospect Management/Research Services Manager in providing accurate and informative prospect research profiles and analysis of high-value prospects, as well as supporting best practices in portfolio/moves management.
  • Leads regular portfolio/prospect management meetings with the Individual Giving team and provides additional, individualized coaching as needed.

Donor Relations and Special Events (10%)

  • Oversees individual donor recognition programs, honor rolls, and appropriate and timely gift acknowledgements.
  • Works closely with the CDO, Development staff, Communications, and Events teams in the planning and execution of special events with clear donor cultivation and/or stewardship objectives.
  • Assists with the planning and successful execution of major fundraising events such as Do at the Zoo.

Operations (10%)

  • Works closely with CDO to develop an annual budget for all aspects of the Individual Giving program and monitors revenues and expenses to ensure budget targets are met.
  • Liaises with other Zoo departments, as assigned, to plan and coordinate fundraising efforts for key programs and priorities.
  • Facilitates formal and informal training and professional development of the Individual Giving team, including individual development plans, performance reviews, and coaching.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
    • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.

Reporting Relationships

  • Direct reports include: Planned Giving Manager, two Individual Giving Coordinators, and Prospect Management/Research Services Manager.
  • Indirect reports may include: Development Services/Database Manager, Development Services Coordinator, administrative support staff, volunteers, and interns.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced degree preferred. CFRE designation beneficial.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible fundraising experience in a similar role at an organization of comparable size and complexity, including at least 5 years in a management role with supervisory responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated success in individual giving, including significant experience with soliciting/closing major gifts and portfolio management required.
  • Significant experience in managing annual giving campaigns highly desirable. Experience with planned giving and large capital campaigns preferred.
  • Experience working with executive leadership and volunteer boards/committees preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically and contextually and to anticipate the needs and expectations of executive leaders.
  • Superb verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and inspire performance of others.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple, concurrent tasks, exhibit flexibility, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze and present data effectively, make decisions, allocate resources, and align efforts with opportunities.
  • Acts with tact and discretion, respecting confidentiality and proprietary information.
  • Proficient with CRM systems (Raiser’s Edge preferred), MSOffice, wealth screening tools required, and predictive modeling knowledge preferred.
  • Possesses a passion for Denver Zoo and its mission and engages prospects with same passion.
  • Ability to travel locally and sometimes out-of-state, occasionally work after hours and on weekends, and operate an automobile.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:
This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, donors, volunteers, and other departments. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.

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

Please apply through our website at www.denverzoo.org

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

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: September 30, 2016

Director of Cultural Resources and Operations

One of only 25 National Historic Landmarks in the state of Colorado, the Colorado Chautauqua is one of only a few remaining chautauquas in the U.S. It is considered THE western representation of the chautauqua cultural movement that swept the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is the only site west of the Mississippi that has been in continuous operation since its founding and with its original structures intact and used for their original purposes.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the use, operations, and preservation of cultural resources under the ownership and/or management of the Colorado Chautauqua Association, including 60 historic cottages, 2 lodges, an 1898 auditorium, community house, dining hall, and 26 acres of historic grounds.

Additional responsibilities

  • Collaborate with multiple departments in the City of Boulder on projects within and adjacent to the National Historic Landmark District, including site access management and infrastructure.  Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local standards and regulations for historic preservation.
  • Work with community of 39 private cottage owners to further the Colorado Chautauqua’s mission and meet the requirements of the City of Boulder lease. 
  • Oversee management of Chautauqua’s archives.
  • Oversee historic interpretation and education programs.

Required Competencies

  • Historic preservation
  • Project management – including budget management for capital projects up to $1 million annually  Partner relationship management
  • Team management / supervisory skills
  • Excellent computer skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to: hr@chautauqua.com

No phone calls please.

Floor Staff Associate

Thank you for considering employment with WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette, CO.  WOW! is an equal-opportunity, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers all employees a fun and friendly working environment. We are looking for professional, positive, customer serviceoriented individuals from all backgrounds to join the Museum team. Help enrich the lives of children and families in the Metro Denver communities by joining our staff. College students and retirees are welcome. Training will be provided.
  
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@wowchildrensmuseum.org.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
  
Title: Floor Staff Associate  
Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly   
Work Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1:00-5:15pm. 17 hours a week, with potential for more.   
Rate: $10/hour  
Reports To: Guest Services Director   
Job Purpose: Ensure that all children and families visiting the Museum have a great experience by providing excellent customer service and maintaining a clean and safe environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

40% Maintains Quality Customer Service by: 

  • Providing hospitality to children and their caregivers by greeting each visitor, offering information, answering questions, and providing general assistance
  • Checking in customers, selling memberships, gift certificates, punch cards, or other Museum products
  • Communicating Museum policies to visitors
  • Providing Assistance with exhibits as needed   

30% Maintains Overall Clean Museum Environment by:

  • Walking through Museum making sure all thru ways are clear of debris or obstacles; standard being every 30 minutes.
  • Upkeep of bathrooms, snack area, reusable exhibit products, spills, and general cleanliness
  • Cleaning props and exhibits throughout the day
  • Participating in prep and cleaning for field trips, parties, and classes  
  • Providing assistance to Exhibits and Programming staff.   

20% Maintains a Safe Museum Environment by:

  • Following and enforcing Museum standards and policies
  • Communicating any potential or active problems to the appropriate Museum staff
  • Assisting in lost child/caregiver response
  • Provide basic first aid as needed   

10% Participates in Interdepartmental Collaboration and Training:

  • Attending all staff meetings as required
  • Keeping up to date on Museum policies, standards, and specific language
  • Participating in training sessions to review known material and learn new material
  • Assisting in additional tasks as assigned by supervisor or other Museum Directors.   

JOB QUALIFICATIONS 

Education: High school diploma or GED required, A.A. or B.A. preferred

Experience: Customer Service experience, as well as, experience working with children and  families a plus; familiarity with a fast-paced work environment preferred. 
 
Skills & Abilities: Must be a responsible, self-starter with exceptional customer service and problem solving and communication skills. We are looking for a friendly, people person who is able to prioritize and work independently. Basic to proficient computer skills needed with the ability to be trained on Point of Sale cash register software.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Schedule: Part Time 30 hours Sunday-Thursday
Rate: $11 per hour       
Open: July 11, 2016
Close: When position is filled

Basic Function & Summary:
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 Museum is seeking a full time Facilities Maintenance Technician to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus. This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. This position reports to and supports the Associate Director of Facilities through repairs and maintenance coordination and/or performance of tasks related to the facility, including: irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and ordering of necessary supplies.This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Organizing inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
  • Mechanical, safety and security inspections
  • Drywall repair, painting interiors & exteriors
  • Lighting inspection & replacement
  • HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement
  • Custodial coordination and support as necessary
  • General landscaping, weeding, watering and tree trimming
  • General repairs & maintenance
  • Support of set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required
  • Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • At least 2 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Drywall repair and painting experience
  • Furniture assembly and installation
  • Basic carpentry
  • Experience with power tools and safety procedures
  • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check
  • Spanish speaker is a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support

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

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Francisco Ocampo
Associate Director of Facilities
ciscoo@cmdenver.org

Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

Development Director                        

ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25.  ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service learning projects. For many of the youth ELK serves, it’s their first experience with the outdoors.  ELK Educates youth through science and environmental education embedded in all programs and activities to further students’ understanding and attitudes toward science, the outdoors, their communities, college, and careers.  ELK transforms youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities.

Job Summary
The Development Director maximizes the effectiveness and smooth functioning of the organization through supervision of development support staff and managing the strategic fundraising plan, including all grant writing and reporting for corporate, foundation, and government grants; annual giving solicitation and cultivation; major individual and corporate gifts; fundraising and cultivation events; and management of donor development systems including grants calendar and donor database for Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK). This position works closely with ELK’s leadership, staff, and Board of Directors to increase to increase organizational and program capacity and sustainability through fundraising actions.  Areas of functional expertise include: fundraising, communications, problem solving, strategic planning and goal setting, grant writing and management, marketing and public relations, research, corporate and government relations, and project management.

Some evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Fundraising – 70% of employee’s time (75% Programs, 20% Fundraising, 5% General Admin)

  • Sets annual fundraising goals and plans operations to ensure financial sustainability and diversity in revenue for the organization.
  • Manages ELK’s contract grant writer with the entire grant process including grant research, writing, tracking and reporting.
  • Runs the individual and major donor program including research, asks, tracking, reporting and stewardship.
  • Oversees corporate and government giving and relations including research, asks, tracking, reporting and stewardship.
  • Manages fundraising special events including planning, implementation, evaluation and stewardship.
  • Completes capital and special project fundraising including planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting.
  • Plans, develops and executes all fundraising marketing and mailings for strategic implementation and to ensure a clear and consistent message.

Strategy, Planning, and Organizational Development – 20% of employee’s time (75% Programs, 20% Fundraising, 5% General Admin)

  • Develops and evaluates annual strategic development plan and calendar.
  • Supervises the employees in the development department.
  • Maintains and implements funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities.
  • Supports board, staff, and volunteer trainings to develop their fundraising skills.
  • Supports the development, tracking, reporting and evaluation of the organizational strategic plan and the Board of Director’s individual and collective goals.

Other Duties – 10% of employee’s time (75% Programs, 20% Fundraising, 5% General Admin)

  • Supports annual budget creation process and audit process.
  • Provides direct support to program staff as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Education:
  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience; graduate degree a plus.
Experience:
  Minimum 3-5 years of broad experience in nonprofit development, including strategic planning experience; proven track record of success in raising funds and mobilizing board and staff effectively. Experience successfully completing projects with minimal oversight. Must have high level of attention to detail, flexible work style, and be very self motivated.

CBI/FBI Background check required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent skills in initiating and building relationships.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people and partners including knowledge and skills in business English, grammatical construction, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic and vocabulary.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience with spreadsheet design, formatting, and use of functions/formulas.
  • Excellent organizational, scheduling, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.  Must be able to anticipate and plan for needed steps to meet deadlines.
  • Resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.
  • High level of professionalism, discretion and commitment to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to develop good team relationships with coworkers, Board and key stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to learn quickly and function effectively in fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
  • Interest in ELK’s mission and learning more about science and natural resources of Colorado through ELK’s educational programs; enjoy spending some time with children/youth.
  • Marketing and graphic design skills are a plus.

Salary
This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $48,000-$55,000 per year.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Ben Gregory at bgregory@elkkids.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a planned start date of 8/15/16.