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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

Board Member

Perspective, the Young Professionals Board for Cherry Arts (formerly Cherry Creek Arts Festival), is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for new members.

The mission of Perspective is to inspire patronage of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and ArtDenver among young professionals.  Our year-round programming seeks to expand art appreciation through social involvement, innovative education, and promotion of the arts.

Perspective targets young professionals for the following purposes:

  • Art education
  • Cultivation of future art buyers
  • Community leadership and philanthropy development
  • Access and input to festival experiences and business
  • Increase awareness and attendance of the events

We are currently accepting applications for new board members to begin on January 1, 2015. Qualified applicants are civic-minded professionals between the ages of 21-40 that are interested in furthering the mission of Perspective. A background in art is not necessary. In fact, we encourage young adults of all professions and backgrounds to apply.

Advisory Board Benefits

  • Access to and association with Colorado’s signature cultural events
  • Reference and volunteer credentials for professional resume
  • Personal development, networking, and community philanthropy
  • Initial board of directors-type experience
  • Festival guide and website recognition
  • Festival VIP Club access for advisory board and discount for young professional at large
  • 18 month commitment with intention to renew, estimated twelve meetings annually
  • No cash investment required

Please email Perspective@cherryarts.org with any questions and to request a copy of the application.

Bookkeeper

Augustana Arts is currently accepting letters of interest and résumés to engage a contract Bookkeeper exceptionally well versed in Non-Profit Accounting to begin immediately. An understanding of the performing arts is preferred. Letters of interest are being accepted now. This non-benefited position may require 28 hours/month. 

The Bookkeeper is responsible for accrual method, non-profit accounting using QuickBooks On-line to support the ED and the organization which serves the community through affordable, highest quality concerts and programs. This position provides off-site employment, flexible hours, complimentary tickets to many of the organization's concerts and rewarding involvement in the arts.

Qualified candidates will exhibit 

  • At least three years of professional work experience 
  • A college degree (preferably in Accounting)
  • Display accomplished skills including:
    • Extensive competence in Quickbooks or other accounting software and in developing Excel spreadsheets
    • Ability to maintain accuracy with speed and high level of organization
    • Ability to prepare reports according to format preferred by the organization
    • Ability to communicate professionally to external partners representing the organization by calls to other contractors, donors and customers
    • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality
    • Support certain on-site events and concerts when necessary

For a detailed Job Description, Timeline and more information, please visit www.augustanaarts.org

Curator of Ornithology

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) invites applications for a Curator of Ornithology in the Research and Collections Division, Department of Zoology. We seek a scientist whose field and collections-based research addresses fundamental questions in modern avian evolutionary biology with some focus on the Rocky Mountain region.  The successful candidate will 1) conduct and support original field and collections-based scientific research in areas of specialty such as avian systematics, evolutionary genetics/genomics, ecology, bioinformatics, and/or related fields, with an established track record of publications and extramural funding; 2) actively curate and continue to grow a large and important ornithology collection, and 3) help inspire public understanding of, and involvement in, science by supporting museum-based programming, exhibitry, and external outreach.

The DMNS has 14 active curators and support staff spanning the fields of anthropology, earth sciences, health sciences, space sciences, and zoology.  We have recently completed a state-of-the-art collections facility with modern collections workspaces and room for growth (http://www.dmns.org/morgridge-family-exploration-center/). Additional facilities and resources include a core genetics lab, digital imaging equipment, a fleet of field vehicles, and field equipment. The museum has outstanding conservation, volunteer management, and library staff.  The museum has strong local public support and close collaborations with local organizations and universities. Numerous opportunities are available to engage with the general public through educational programming and exhibits and to work with a large, highly trained volunteer corps. We are situated in an ideal geographic location for conducting regional fieldwork and research. 

The Department of Zoology is an outwardly focused and collegial team that engages in research with a strong regional focus in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains. Current staff expertise is in arachnology, entomology, and mammalogy. The ornithology collection (~55,000 specimens, including eggs and nests) is sizeable, with excellent geographic, temporal, and taxonomic coverage, and continues to grow; it can be searched here: http://arctos.database.museum/home.cfm.  The Department has a full-time collections manager, office manager, grant-funded curatorial assistants, associates, and about 140 zoology volunteers who engage in science, collections, and outreach. Additional information about the DMNS Research and Collections Division and the Department of Zoology can be found here: http://www.dmns.org/science/.

A PhD is required at the start of the position and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The starting date of the position is flexible. 

Application Instructions: To apply, submit a single PDF file, which contains all of the following on single-spaced, single-sided pages in 12-point or larger font via www.dmns.org by October 31, 2014:

  1. a one-page cover letter that outlines your interest in the position, experience, and personal objectives.
  2. a statement (three pages max.) that addresses the following equally: 1) your research interests, accomplishments, and future research/funding plans that include a regional focus; 2) your plans to dovetail your scholarship with the existing ornithology collection at the DMNS, and to continue to build and steward the ornithology collection; and 3) a summary of outreach areas where you are currently most effective, ways to leverage your skills within and beyond the museum to improve the public’s understanding of science, and innovative approaches for leveraging the DMNS platform to effectively engage the general public and catalyze the next generation of scientifically literate youth.
  3. a complete curriculum vitae which lists your in-press or published peer-reviewed publications, funding history, record of collections experience, and outreach.
  4. a list of contact information for three professional references.

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

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.