Job Opportunities

Cincinnati Ballet

Janitor/General Maintenance Personnel (Part-Time Hourly) — Posted 07/29/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Company Manager and Executive Assistant to the COO
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 08/18/2014

Job Description

Position Summary

Cincinnati Ballet is seeking a qualified professional for the position of Janitor/General Maintenance. This position reports to the Company Manager and Executive Assistant to the COO.

 

The Cincinnati Ballet Janitor will keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing trash and recycling. Duties may include daily office cleaning, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk, changing light bulbs, etc…

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Cleaning and maintenance services to offices, buildings and restrooms.

* Includes routine cleaning activities, preventive and predictive cleaning activities including high dusting, specialized cleaning and maintenance of carpet, vinyl tile, resilient floor and concrete surfaces and restocking supplies in bathroom areas in a sometimes fast-paced and crowded situation.

* Depending on the shift, contact with the public can be extensive and intense when meeting client needs.

* Cleans light fixtures and changes lamps as directed.

* Performs trash and recycle operations and properly handles and disposes of the waste including the removal of contaminated materials.

* Perform routine and deep cleaning in a variety of indoor and outdoor work areas.

* Transports materials, equipment and supplies required to complete assigned work.

* Maintain equipment in a clean and sanitary condition.

* Perform routine cleaning of buildings and facilities during and after events including washing walls, doors, frames and windows.

* Assist with routine building and facility maintenance.

* Assist with moving furniture and other objects.

* May be required to operate riding commercial floor scrubbers, high speed floor burnishers, carpet shampooers and other small to high capacity cleaning equipment.

* Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.

* Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.

* Mix various cleaning agents.

* Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.

* Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean..

* Fix minor plumbing leaks.

* Shovel snow from sidewalks and sprinkle salt on surface.

* Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.

* Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings.

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Skills and Experience Necessary

The most successful candidates will have:

* The ability to use Microsoft Office as required in order to perform some elements of the essential functions of job.

* A minimum of twelve months experience in performing commercial janitorial duties.

* The ability to work within a diverse workforce, demonstrate cultural sensitivity and inclusion in performing duties, and be effective in a team setting or alone after being given oral or written instructions.

* Must be able to read and write in English and perform basic math skills.

* Must be able to lift 50 pounds

* Have a valid drivers’ license

* A safety mindset and possess excellent customer service skills with ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

* Appropriate knowledge in all aspects of cleaning buildings.

* Have general familiarity with small hand tools and power tools, pressure washers, power scrubbers and floor cleaning and finish machines.

* Night and weekend availability required

* Must not be afraid of heights

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Dena D’Andrea, Company Manager, Cincinnati Ballet, 1555 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45214 or email: ddandrea@cballet.org (No telephone inquiries or calls please.)


 

Children, Inc.

Volunteer Coordinator (Part-Time) — Posted 07/29/2014 - 3:01pm
Reports To: Direct Services Impact Director, Associate Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/08/2014

Job Description

Qualifications:

· Preferred Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Knowledge and understanding of the importance of early education and the dynamics of working with low income families 

· Experience recruiting and working with volunteers preferred

· On-going professional development to stay current on volunteer management and special event best practices

· Special events planning experience preferred

· Strong project and program management skills required

· The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles—experience with volunteers preferred

· The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities

· Commitment to Children, Inc. mission and vision

· Excellent communication and leadership skills related to increasing staff motivation and employee morale

· Ability to understand and speak English

· Ability to lift 30 lbs or more and do manual labor

· Excellent written, communication and organizational skills

· Ability to work some Saturdays and evenings

 

Definition: Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining an exemplary volunteer program to provide a supplementary workforce through the use of corporate, religious, academic, community and individual volunteers. The position goal is to significantly scale up volunteer leverage enabling Children, Inc. to fulfill its mission by becoming a model volunteer program and Children, Inc. the volunteer experience of choice. This position’s success should ultimately result in volunteers with a deeper engagement and commitment to Children, Inc. Basic volunteer service needs include but are not limited to: recruiting & supporting volunteers, preparing reports, one-day center maintenance projects, specialized administrative support, special events staffing and long-term classroom assistants. Volunteer Coordinator also oversees annual United Way Employee Campaign, annual Art Showcase event and Staff Christmas Event. 

 

Scope of Duties:

· Manage entire volunteer processes to effectively and efficiently recruit, retain, orient, and supervise volunteers from corporate, religious, non-profit, and education resources 

· Manage processes to obtain and document in-kind donations to expand organization resources

· Develop and manage process to regularly meet internal organizational needs through both volunteer services and in-kind donations

· Develop strong relationships within the community to foster a positive image such that companies and volunteers will make Children, Inc. the volunteer organization of choice

· Conduct trainings and foster communication with paid staff on how to work effectively with volunteers

· Work with Associate Executive Director to determine agency – related volunteer needs

· Work with Director of Development to develop volunteer-to-donor and donor-to-volunteer initiatives.  Aim to increase individual donations from volunteers in appropriate ways

· Work with Social Media Coordinator to develop community awareness and outreach related to volunteer engagement and organization mission

· Events and fundraising responsibility related to the planning and execution of United Way Employee Campaign and annual Art Showcase event

 

To Apply: Send resume & cover letter to Brooke Gill: bgill@childreninc.org or Fax: 859-431-3134

Application Deadline: July 24, 2014


 

Contemporary Dance Theater

Intern Position (unpaid) — Posted 07/29/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Executive Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/01/2014

Job Description

CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATER, an established and premier modern dance organization based in Cincinnati, seeks to onboard an unpaid intern to apprentice with the Executive and Artistic Director for the 2014-15 Guest Artist Series.  This position will provide an arts and/or business management student with an excellent opportunity to learn the inner workings of managing a non-profit organization, as well as to have a direct impact on CDT’s success.  Tasks will vary according to need, but may include the following categories:

 

· Working with our graphic design team to prepare and distribute print advertisements, marketing materials, press releases, and digital media;

· Maintaining and updating the CDT website;

· Fundraising initiatives, including targeted individual fundraising, grant writing, and event planning;

· Assisting with community outreach activities, including master classes, educational programs, and school involvement;

· Inputting and organizing financial and market research data; and

· General administrative tasks, including file management and light office duties.

 

The position will typically require 5-10 hours of work per week, with additional hours added during performance weeks.  Hours are flexible and can be performed remotely under the supervision of the Executive and Artistic Director.

 

Interested candidates should direct a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Kinsley, Board Member, at kinsleyj1@nku.edu on or before September 1, 2014.  Questions about the position may also be directed to this address.


 

Music Resource Center

Member Coordinator — Posted 07/28/2014 - 1:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/22/2014

Job Description

Looking for a great way to help teenagers in your community?

Do you have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and would like to put them to use?

The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place

for students in grades 7 – 12 to learn about music and recording after school. The mission of the

MRC-Cinci is to educate and inspire young people and through music equip them with life skills for the

future. We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to

teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a part-time Member Coordinator to monitor the in-house member

services at MRC. The Member Coordinator tracks attendance, dues, and member demographic

information in addition to daily studio scheduling. A qualified candidate is friendly, creative, organized, and able to multi-task.

Responsibilities:

• Greet and check in/out all members, volunteers and guests, answer phones

• Develop relationships and provide life mentoring with members

• Manage studio attendance and schedule

• Maintain a safe, comfortable and respectful environment in the studio

• Coordinate volunteer schedules

• Maintain accurate database records

• Work with Program Coordinator, Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director to schedule in and out-of-house programming

• Coordinate member recruiting efforts including building relationships with local schools

• Develop marketing materials, such as flyers or brochures

• Proactively addresses issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC team

Qualified candidates will possess:

• Great organizational skills

• Strong Microsoft Office, Creative Suite and Mac skills

• Experience working with youth/teens

• Strong communication skills

• Wordpress or MindBody experience is a plus

• Ability to work and plan programming with a small team of others

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1:30 – 7:15 (summer 12:30 – 6:15)

Compensation: $9 - $10 per hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to jobs@mrccinci.org with the

job title, Member Coordinator, in the subject line. Please include your resume and desired salary.

You can also mail a cover letter and resume to: MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH

45206

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check.

MRC – Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer


 

The Taft Museum of Art

Director of Development — Posted 07/24/2014 - 1:33pm
Reports To: Museum Director
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 08/25/2014

Job Description

Seeking talented professional to be Director of Development

 

The Museum:  Built in 1820, Cincinnati’s Taft Museum of Art is a National Historic Landmark and home to an extensive art collection that includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts. The collection includes works by well-known artists, including Rembrandt, Turner, Whistler, Hals, Ingres, and Corot. The house is considered one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in the Palladian style in the country. 

 

The Taft encompasses 45,523 sq. ft. with capacity of 875 people providing opportunities for high quality, intimate experiences. Staff numbers 19 FT, 17 PT, and over 125 volunteers.  Governed by a Board of Directors comprised of 34 members, the Museum operates with a budget of approximately $3.9MM.  Annually the museum welcomes over 50,000 visitors.  www.taftmuseum.org.

 

The Position:  Reporting to the Museum Director and supervising a talented staff of four, the Director of Development plans and guides the strategic direction of all development and fundraising programs in support of annual operating, exhibition and endowment funding.  S/he will continue to expand the Museum’s capacities with current endowment campaign; other major and planned giving programs; corporate, foundation, and government relations; and membership programs. 

 

The Expectations:  The successful candidate will bring to the Museum a demonstrable track record in building major individual gift revenue with creative and diverse strategies in concert with the Museum Director and an engaged Board.  S/he will be experienced managing special events from small intimate gatherings to an annual gala. S/he must have a solid track record working effectively with volunteers, providing them with strong support and inspiring them to productive action.  Familiarity will be expected with public advocacy efforts at local, state and national levels in support of funding for the Museum and the arts as a whole.  (Please refer to qualifications)

 

The Opportunity:  As an integral member of the senior management team, the Director of Development participates in institutional policy setting, program implementation and evaluation, and fiscal oversight.  S/he helps advance the Taft’s position in the community leading to an expansion of donors, visitors, and members.  This professional serves as the primary Museum liaison to the Museum’s standing Development Committee and prepares and presents reports to the Museum’s Board of Directors.  S/he also assists the Museum Director with the identification, nurturing and coaching of prospective Board leaders, and is responsible for representing the Museum to the community. 

 

The Qualifications:   The successful candidate must be an articulate communicator who can develop and deliver a compelling case for financial support and bring: 

· Baccalaureate degree required, advanced studies preferred; 

· 7-10 years of broad-based development and fundraising experience, preferably in a cultural, visual arts, or related nonprofit institution;  

· superior presentation and writing skills;

· proven record of securing major individual gifts ($25,000+);

· direct experience in membership programs;

· hands-on experience planning and implementing special events and donor programs;

· experience creating development and membership collateral materials;  

· proven record of shaping and projecting financial goals and tracking and reporting on performance;

· demonstrated success in developing and managing departmental budgets;  

· diplomatic approach to working with museum patrons and managing staff and volunteers;

· strong time management skills in order to meet simultaneous deadlines; 

· computer proficiency -- MS Word, Excel, and Outlook -- and experience with Raiser’s Edge; and,

· a sense of humor and curiosity. 

 

The Application:   Confidential nominations and applications are encouraged on or before close of business Monday, 25 August 2014.  Preference will be given to candidates who include a cover letter describing why they are ideally suited to be the Taft’s Director of Development, resume, salary expectations, and four professional references with contact details.  Confidentiality is assured to all parties; no listed references will be contacted without prior approval by the nominee/ applicant.  

 

By U.S. Mail TMA Director of Development Search 

Smith Beers Yunker & Company, Inc.

Post Office Box 54556

Cincinnati, Ohio 45254-0556

 

By electronic mail weiglein@sbyco.com 

 

The Taft Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.


 

Cincinnati Symphony & Pops Orchestra

Director of Audience Engagement — Posted 07/24/2014 - 1:30pm

Job Description

Company Description:  

The CSO is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The CSO is the umbrella organization for the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops Orchestras, presenting more than 100+ concerts and events annually. A thriving organization with a growing support base of audiences and contributors, the CSO is the cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community and an anchor cultural institution in Over-the-Rhine, with additional summer performances at Riverbend Music Center.

 

The fifth oldest symphony in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. At home, the CSO was rated #1 in customer satisfaction and value among all Greater Cincinnati arts and entertainment venues, according to a 2010 independent study conducted by Northern Kentucky University.

 

Position Summary:

The Director of Audience Engagement help deliver on the CSO’s mission and vision of engaging audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. In this highly collaborative, public-facing role, the candidate will work internally and externally to help achieve objectives of growing audiences and ticket sales, deepening relationships with audiences and community, and creating engaging experiences around music that elevate the work of the CSO and its partner organizations. Key characteristics of the ideal candidate include adaptability, creativity, curiosity, intellect and strategic insight.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

· Work cross-functionally to develop and execute strategies to engage new audiences, and deepen engagement with existing audiences, to help grow ticket sales

· Align objectives to overall strategy for deepening patron engagement across segments

· Understand and use a data-informed approach to developing these strategies

· Manage cross-functional project teams for engagement initiatives such as One City, One Symphony; LUMENOCITY®; etc.

· Identify and pursue opportunities to elevate the Orchestra throughout the Greater Cincinnati region through deeper community partnerships across sectors

· Identify, seek out, and develop new collaborations with community groups, local universities, other arts and culture organizations, etc. to drive community impact and ticket sales

· Lead the Audience Engagement Committee (formerly the Patron Experience Committee), a cross-departmental, collaborative team of CSO staff members to address concerns and opportunities relating to the overall patron experience; Align internal and external constituencies to improve the concert experience through highly engaging, interactive experiences

· Work with volunteer leadership (Encore, Spectrum, MAC, etc.) to amplify volunteer-integrated culture of CSO and leverage volunteers to achieve engagement goals

· Work with internal music experts to develop content to populate engagement communications (e.g., discussion guides, website, etc.)

· Work with Data Team to track project metrics and conduct post-initiative evaluations; report results 

· Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements, Skills, Background:

· At least 4-5 years experience in marketing, communications or related field with proven track record of results; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus

· Innate curiosity, willingness to learn, and strong leadership skills

· Stellar project management and planning skills, and verbal/written communication skills and the confidence to communicate results to various constituencies

· Ability to represent the CSO in a high-profile manner in the community 

· Creative, forward-leaning, adaptable to change

· Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly

· Ability to see the big picture and opportunities, while successfully executing detailed plans

· Proven effectiveness in working cross-functionally and collaboratively

· Bachelor’s degree 

· Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music preferred

· Experience managing people and working with volunteers a plus

· Data analysis skills a plus

 

The CSO celebrates diversity!  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran Employer.

 

Please send cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to:

Human Resources

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Music Hall

1241 Elm Street

Cincinnati, OH  45202

 

Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Director of Audience Engagement” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

Contemporary Dance Theater

Artistic and Executive Director — Posted 07/24/2014 - 1:27pm
Reports To: Board of Directors

Job Description

About This Position:

Cincinnati-based contemporary dance organization seeks an Artistic and Executive Director (AED). The AED is the sole internal driver and external face of the organization, providing artistic vision and executive management, as well as performing Contemporary Dance Theater’s day-to-day operational needs. 

 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Provide visionary and strategic leadership to CDT and translate that vision into measurable strategies and concrete actions that advance the mission;

· Increase visibility of the organization and advocate for the mission of CDT;

· Curate and produce CDT’s guest artist series;  

· Provide or otherwise support performance opportunities for local artists;

· Be the sole executor of day-to-day business operations;

· Develop and track budgets and manage finances to ensure fiscal responsibility and security;

· Craft marketing strategy for all aspects of the organization and execute in all forums including advertising in print, electronic, social media and web-based platforms; 

· Develop, augment and expand key relationships and alliances with artists, sponsors, donors, partner organizations and community leaders;

· Secure funding through individual donors, foundation grants and corporate sponsorships, while developing current supporter relationships;

· Direct, manage and improve CDT's College Hill Town Hall studio as a space for dance instruction, community engagement, and revenue-generating event space;

· Work with visiting and local artists as well as community partners to create and execute meaningful education and outreach programs 

· Develop community connections and strong public relations presence;

· Engage in board development while reporting to and collaborating with Board of Directors; 

· Manage and recruit volunteer staff and interns. 

 

Qualifications:

· Applicant must have excellent knowledge of and connections in the fields of established and emerging modern dance and other contemporary dance forms.

· The ability to present and produce performances of high artistic caliber and a thorough knowledge of stage production

· Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work easily with diverse groups of people 

· Collaborative, team-driven work ethic with proven ability to enlist others in organizational projects and events

· Superb administrative skills and non-profit management

· A proven track record of effective marketing and fundraising experience

· Technology skills including office platforms, website content management, social media and some graphic design 

· A community-minded individual with a passion for diversity, education and outreach

 

To Apply:  Interested persons should send cover letter and resume to Board President, Elizabeth L. Collins at elizabeth@cdt-dance.org. No phone calls, please.About Contemporary Dance Theater

 

Contemporary Dance Theater was founded in 1972 as a grassroots organization in Cincinnati, Ohio by local modern dance pioneer, Jefferson James. Today, it is the region’s foremost presenter of modern and contemporary dance from around the nation as well as a leader in education and community outreach efforts focused on diversity and the integration of art into community life.


 

Cincinnati Nature Center

Visitor Services Coordinator — Posted 07/23/2014 - 12:52pm
Reports To: Membership Manager
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/29/2014

Job Description

Full Time Regular, Exempt 

Purpose: Coordinate all aspects of the Rowe Woods Front Gate and Rowe Woods Visitor Center Front Desk. Lead a team of Visitor Center Associates in ensuring a safe and exemplary customer experience. Work in a collaborative manner to execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with CNC Mission, Values, and Principles. 

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

1. FRONT DESK - Ensure all members and visitors receive excellent customer service and an educational perspective to the natural world. 

· Greet visitors and groups and provide orientation to maximize their enjoyment and use of the site. 

· Provide suggestions for hikes, use of self-guided activities, and interpretation of photos and educational tools at the Front Desk and/or in exhibit areas. 

· Serve as a naturalist, answering questions about local flora and fauna. 

· Answer CNC main phone line, transfer calls, answer naturalist questions and emails, and provide general information about CNC. 

· Monitor the lobby for issues related to customer service: coffee, toilet paper and paper towels, lobby cleanliness, lighting, signage, promotional brochures, etc. 

· Serve as the internal contact person for emergencies on site. 

 

2. FRONT GATE – Supervise and lead the Visitor Services team to maintain optimal visitor experience and consistent visitation tracking. 

· Provide specific direction and communication to Visitor Services Associates. 

· Supervise and train VS volunteers. 

· Schedule Visitor Services staffing at Front Desk and Front Gate. 

· Maintain consistent visitation tracking procedures. 

· Report daily sales and visitation figures. 

· Report monthly visitation figures. 

· Serve as a sounding board to members and visitors and communicate common challenges to Membership Manager. 

· With direction from Membership Manager, select, train, develop, and evaluate VS team members with adherence to CNC personnel policies and procedures. 

 

3. MEMBERSHIP - assist in the membership process 

· Communicate the benefits of membership to visitors and members. 

· Sell memberships to visitors and sell replacement cards to members. 

· Work with the Membership Manager to collect visitor/member feedback. 

 

4. Additional Responsibilities – Assists Marketing & Membership team when needed. 

 

These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives, and responsibilities not mentioned herein. 

 

Qualifications: 

· Outstanding customer service skills 

· Excellent phone skills 

· Collaborative leadership style with accountability 

· Strong organizational skills, especially in planning and reporting management 

· Commitment and ability to articulate CNC Mission 

· A sense of humor, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit 

· Ability and desire to learn 

· Must pass a background check and remain current on First Aid/CPR 

 

Education: 

· Associates degree or equivalent experience 

 

Knowledge and Skills: 

· Strong natural history knowledge. 

· Knowledge and experience in ticketing or admissions software highly preferred. 

· Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software or other database system preferred. 

· Proficiency in using word processing and spreadsheet software. 

 

Communication Ability: 

· Strong written and oral communication skills and proficiency in public speaking. 

· Ability to turn a negative experience into a positive outcome. 

· Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information 

 

Equipment Operated: 

· Operate golf cart or Kubota as needed (shuttle guests, search and rescue, etc.) 

 

Work Environment: 

The work is performed indoors in an office environment and outdoors in a nature preserve environment. Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences required. When a CNC vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for CNC business. 

 

Physical Demands: 

This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. 

 

To Apply: 

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Laura Schmid, Membership Manager, lschmid@cincynature.org or by regular mail at 4949 Tealtown Rd. Milford, Ohio 45150 by COB Friday, August 29, 2014. 


 

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Part Time Sales Coordinator — Posted 07/23/2014 - 12:15pm

Job Description

Organizational Overview:

TCTC’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  We fulfill our mission through three primary programs: 

· MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 90,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft. 

· ArtReach – We see over 90,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency. 

· Learning The Craft – Over 300 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive STAR summer program where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth. 

 

Vision:

· Create smiles, open minds, and touch hearts.

· Harness theater experiences and the arts as forces for education and understanding.

· Create meaningful shared arts experiences.

· Present award winning and nationally recognized productions and arts education programming.

· Foster a work environment of excellence, creativity, and innovation.

 

Core Beliefs:

· We believe in the power of theater to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.

· We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.

· We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.

· We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.

· We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

 

Position Overview:

The Sales Coordinator will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  A successful Sales Coordinator will not only lead TCTC internally to achieve its mission, but will be an active advocate in the community, fostering and developing strategic relationships with customers.

 

While initially part-time (approximately 25 hours per week), this position has the potential to become full-time after demonstrated success.  The Sales Coordinator of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCTC) reports directly to the Sales Director.  However, all decisions pertaining to artistic/creative functions must be approved through the Artistic Director.  The Sales Director reports to the Managing Director.  The Managing Director and the Artistic Director are co-CEO’s who are jointly responsible, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, for maintaining the excellence of TCTC’s artistic and operational standards, as well as sustaining its fiscal health.

 

Responsibilities:

The Sales Coordinator shall be responsible for:

· Sales acquisitions and renewals for ArtReach Touring Productions.

· Sales acquisitions and renewals for ArtReach WorkShops and Residencies.

The Sales Coordinator’s duties include overseeing all aspects of sales for ArtReach, including but not limited to:

· Frequent sales calls, emails and in-person visits to current and prospective clients.

· Tracking of all interactions with clients and subsequent bookings in existing Excel spreadsheet.

· Maintain ArtReach shared calendar and update on a timely basis.

· Work closely with Arts Integration Specialist and Associate Artistic Director of ArtReach when scheduling and to ensure consistent communication of existing offerings.

· Ensure that measurement tools are being utilized (such as surveys).  Maintain this data and work with Development Manager to ensure surveys are revised as appropriate.

 

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Sales Coordinator will:

· Work closely with the Sales Director to fulfill the mission of TCTC.

· Be an advocate for TCTC in the community.

· Work to exceed annual ArtReach budgeted revenue while decreasing expenses whenever possible.

· Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCTC to the staff, patrons, and general public.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

· Must be outgoing and a self-starter.

· Sales experience preferred.

· Demonstrated ability to be a team player.

· Excellent communication and relationship building skills.

· Experience with Microsoft Office.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

· Salary range:  $14-$17/hour.

· Competitive PTO benefits.

· Generous paid holiday schedule.

· Flexible schedule opportunities.


 

Creative Aging Cincinnati

Program Director — Posted 07/22/2014 - 8:50am
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/15/2014

Job Description

The mission of Creative Aging Cincinnati, a 501 (c)(3) organization, is to provide arts and humanities programs that have a positive impact on the quality of life of older adults in the Greater Cincinnati Area.  Established in 1975, Creative Aging serves 14,000-15,000 seniors per year throughout the tri-state region. 

 

Position summary: The part-time Program Director will work with artists and senior facilities, scheduling programs and maintaining outstanding relationships between all artists and clients.  The Program Director will work from home on an hourly basis, reporting to the Executive Director.  The position requires an average of 10 to 12 hours per week.

 

Program Support: Provide administrative support for programming consistent with Creative Aging’s mission and goals.

· Schedule requested artists and confirm programs with facility activities directors.

· Create program announcement fliers for facilities.

· Work with printer to create annual program booklet.

· Research and screen new potential artists and programs. Respond to artists requesting to be on CAC's roster and set up new approved artists into system.

· Resolve any issues that may arise between artists and facilities.

· Maintain effective linkages and contacts to network with agencies serving older adults in Creative Aging’s service area.

· Take reservations and confirm facility attendance for Outreach Programs. 

· Assist facilities unloading and loading during Outreach Programs. 

 

Organizational Support: Provide effective administrative support for daily operation of the organization.

· Maintain records of facilities served and attendance figures for each program. Includes paid and scholarship members.

· Maintain website including artist write ups and calendar of program schedule.

· Update and post program activity and photos on Facebook.

· Administer payroll twice a month (15th and last day of the month).

· Assist Executive Director and Accountant with financial records as needed.

· Pick up mail from mailbox and distribute as needed.

 

Board Support: Provide administrative support for the Board to perform its governance function.

· Record minutes for all Board meetings.

· Support Executive Director, as needed, to ensure all Board Members have up-to-date information, including board binders. 

 

Membership Assistance: Maintain records associated with member facilities.

· Maintain and update facility database.

· Maintain program database for each facility.

· Send out and collect Program Data Sheets for each program. Enter into monthly and yearly program databases as well as the artist critique database. Report monthly numbers to Executive Director and report numbers served at each board meeting. Email out critique results at the end of the year to the artists.

 

Other

· Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

 

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree preferred

· Highly self-motivated and proactive approach to work is essential

· Excellent organizational skills, critical thinking ability, and faultless attention to detail 

· Ability to work with diverse constituencies and provide excellent customer service 

· Ability to maintain a flexible working schedule 

· Able to attend evening board meetings and selected day-time programs

· Must be team oriented, consistently positive, and maintain a professional demeanor 

· Computer proficiency a must, including working with Microsoft Word/Excel/ Publisher and the internet; ability to learn and utilize new software applications

· Outgoing personality

· Sincere passion for bringing arts to older adults

 

Resumes may be sent via email to director@creativeagingcincinnati.org attention Bev Ross with “Program Director” in subject line.  No phone calls please. 


 

Taft Museum of Art

Assistant Collections Technician, part-time — Posted 07/21/2014 - 9:00am

Job Description

The Taft Museum of Art seeks a positive, conscientious person to serve as assistant collections technician, providing care and cleaning for permanent collection galleries located in a National Historic Landmark building. Reporting to the exhibition designer/ chief preparator, the position will offer opportunities to learn about museum work and gain useful experience. Responsibilities include: dust removal from frames, cases, and carpets; maintenance of surface finishes; assistance with gallery lighting; and monitoring of environmental conditions. The technician will be cross-trained on exhibition installation, moving of artworks, exhibition photography, and other duties.


Requirements:

Self-motivated person with a B.A. or B.F.A in studio art or a related field; 

Ability to work actively throughout the day and to lift objects weighing 30 lbs easily.

Free to work on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (or Thursdays);

Sensitivity to art and other fragile surfaces and respect for historic structures;

Familiarity with Microsoft Office;

Gallery or museum experience helpful; 

Experience with construction and/or carpentry an asset. 


Hours and compensation:

Will be a part-time employee of the Taft Museum of Art and receive hourly wages.

This position is for up to 21 hours/week, divided among three days.

Pay-scale begins at $11/hour for an entry level candidate.

Part time benefits included.


The Taft Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application:  

Using regular mail or e-mail, send (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names of three professional references to:


Chief Curator

Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

OR

Curator_collections@taftmuseum.org 

 

No phone calls, please.


 

Visionaries + Voices

Part-Time Studio Coordinator — Posted 07/18/2014 - 8:30am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 08/13/2014

Job Description

Description:

Visionaries + Voices is a non-profit organization that provides self-directed, professional studio space for artists with disabilities. The goal of the studio is to create art, build relationships, and develop professionally as an artist. The overall responsibility of the Studio Coordinator will be to support V+V artists in the studio, and promote the continued growth and development of the organization. This position will work closely with the Studio Director, Studio Coordinators, and V+V Artists. The Studio Coordinator will spend the majority of work time with V+V artists working on various projects and duties in the studio.

Responsibilities:

• Promote a positive and inclusive studio environment

• Encourage V+V artists’ professional growth through workshops, artwork promotion, studio based projects, 

   activities, and artist meetings

• Assist artists daily with all physical, emotional, and artistic needs

• Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings

• Communicate daily studio-art-centered business with artists, staff, families, care providers, DDS team members, 

   and other collaborating agencies, and supporters as directed by the Studio Director

• Put into daily practice activities, methodologies, and goals for each artist as written in his/her individual plan

• Attend yearly V+V artists’ support plan meetings, and oversee the authoring of goals and methodologies when      

  directed by Studio Director

• Work collaboratively with staff and artists to prepare and run exhibitions and special events both in and out of the

   studio setting

• Keep current on required training and continuing education classes

• Track daily documentation and attendance to meet DDS requirements 

• Maintain and organize studio documents 

• Help train, support, and engage volunteers

• Represent V+V professionally in the studio and community settings 

• Organize, maintain, and document artwork electronically

• Maintain, clean, and organize studio and gallery space

• Transport artists to and from studio and community engagement opportunities

• Support artist activities in the community including but not limited to exhibitions, presentations, art fairs/festivals, 

   field trips, and openings

• Assist with other projects and duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

• Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high-energy environment 

• Background in art preferred

• Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills 

• Valid driver's license and driver's insurance

• Must pass FBI background check

• Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, and basic word processing software.

 

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@visionariesandvoices.com


 

University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music

Coordinator, Special Projects/Programs — Posted 07/16/2014 - 10:30am
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 08/11/2014

Job Description

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator, Special Projects/Programs. The Community Outreach Coordinator's primary responsibility is to coordinate all aspects and details pertaining to programs serving the community. The Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the programmatic and fiscal aspects of these programs. That includes communicating, monitoring and providing assistance with all CCM programs that provide a service to the community, either teaching or performance. This includes afterschool programs (Whiz Kids Music Program), in-school programs, externally funded programs, hospital programs and others yet to be determined. 

 

Primary duties consist of

Facilitate effective communication between partner organizations, funding sources, CCM and CCM Preparatory students, faculty and staff. 

Recruit CCM students, faculty and community volunteers to participate in the community outreach program and organizing training and education for these volunteers. 

Oversee the development of curriculum, evaluation and other tools to ensure a high level of programming and assessing the effectiveness of program. 

Maintain contact and documentation for CCM funded outreach programs 

Communicate with area arts groups, schools, and other partnership opportunities for ongoing and potential prospects. 

Research potential future partnerships and projects. 

Assist with developing appropriate programs for sites based on space, demand and need. 

Serve as an integral part of strategic planning for the community outreach program. 

Along with Director and Assistant Director prepare budgets and fiscal statements for outreach programs. 

Meet with Director on ongoing basis to assure smooth operations amongst the external locations. 

Prepare content for publicity materials and other marketing pieces. 

Participate in Advisory Cabinet as Outreach representative and weekly Friday morning staff meetings.    

 

Job Description: Under general supervision from a designated administrator, coordinate a designated program or projects for a specific administrative, department or college unit.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience; OR associate degree with 5 years experience; OR 7 years experience. Experience must be in coordinating projects and/or programs. Some positions may require at least 1 year of supervision experience.  

 

Position Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in the arts. Masters degree preferred. 

Tolerance and a passion for sharing the arts to underserved populations. 

Excellent communication skills and comfortable working with a diverse group of individuals. 

Teaching experience in the arts. 

Ability to work with general public and staff. 

Local travelling essential. 

Ability to be flexible and to work independently. 

Skilled in computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite), social media, ability to learn new software programs. 

Detail oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

Valid Drivers License.  

 

To apply for position (214PV8686), please see www.jobsatuc.com

 

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/M/F/ Vet/Disabled. UC is a smoke-free work environment.   

 


 

Cincinnati Ballet (through Scripps Howard Foundation)

Marketing Internship for Undergraduate Juniors/Seniors — Posted 07/16/2014 - 10:00am
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 08/06/2014

Job Description

Products/Services: Our vision is to be a ballet company that sets the standard as a highly acclaimed and financially viable performing arts institution regionally and nationally by enriching our community with exhilarating performances, expanding the boundaries of classical ballet, educating and developing professional artists and enthusiasts, embracing and attracting a devoted, diverse and continually growing audience. Our mission is to inspire hope and joy in our community and beyond through the power and passion of dance.  

 

Internship responsibilities: Assist the PR/Marketing Department in raising awareness and marketing productions for the 2014-2015 Season and the Otto M. Budig Academy. The candidate will gain valuable insight in entertainment marketing, which is unique in its applications. The candidate will acquire skills in media relationship building, networking, business and copy writing, print/web design and branding methods. Commitment includes representing Cincinnati Ballet at sponsored events, and interacting with the public at information tables and booths.

 

Emphasis will be placed on viral marketing strategies. Student will have hands on learning opportunities including:

· website content management

· social media administration (YouTube channel, Facebook, etc.)

· writing/editing press releases, radio spots and website copy

· creating marketing calendars for internal use

· updating external calendars with Cincinnati Ballet events

· market research

· organizing and updating media archives

· possible graphic design projects

· assist in merchandising

 

Required skills/training: The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in an arts/entertainment and administration career and good written and oral communication skills. A candidate with a can-do attitude, warm personality and strong work ethic will excel in this environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel required. Basic desktop publishing and web and/or graphic design experience. Candidate should also have experience with social media and knowledge executing online marketing campaigns. 

 

Internship period and preferred hours: Starting early to mid-August 2014, internship is 10-15 hours a week for a semester in length with daytime hours Monday – Friday and select performance and promotional weekends.

 

Resume and cover letter should be sent to ahonebrink@cballet.org.

Scripps Howard Foundation supports this paid internship for undergraduate juniors and seniors only.  Please do not apply if you already have a full schedule of activities, school and work.  Students with the required skills who are interested in learning about philanthropy, non-profit organizations, adding work samples to their portfolio and making a meaningful work contribution should apply.  Students should be prepared to provide a writing sample if interviewed. 

 


 

Mayerson JCC

Senior Graphics Designer — Posted 07/16/2014 - 8:30am
Reports To: Marketing Director

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Graphic Designer defines design criteria, develops concept and direction, and proposes, directs and creates art signed off by the Marketing Director. They are responsible for the print, advertising and digital design, production, and distribution of JCC marketing and advertising materials for the overall Mayerson JCC brand, its business units (Camp at the J, JCC Senior Center, JCC Early Childhood School, etc) services, programs and events. This includes print, digital, collateral materials, emails, graphics and signage for specific business units, programs and special events. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

· Manage and lead the graphic design team.

· Apply creative solutions and design to organize and present information in an engaging, aesthetically pleasing manner.

· Maintain Mayerson JCC branding and guidelines by using specific color palettes, styles and templates.

· Design and produce a broad range of print publications (including brochures, flyers, forms, corporate identity, promotions, event programs, etc.), as well as manage vendor relations and distribution of these materials.

· Design a broad range of advertising (including display ads, digital monitor ads, signs, collateral materials, etc.) and manage the placement of external and internal advertising.

· Design and produce online advertising (including newsletters, emails, digital signage, website and social media graphics, program updates, etc.).

· Ability to take a project from concept through final execution on multiple touch points, including prepress production working with internal and possibly external groups.

· Design and manage internal and external design-driven displays and signage.

· Work with partner agencies and organizations to develop joint advertising and materials.

· Establishing and ensuring high standards of quality control for deliverables are met.

· Scope and plan timelines for projects; meet all associated deadlines.

· Coordinate scheduling of marketing print pieces in relation to department calendars and printer/mailhouse logistics. 

· Staying current on best practices & sharing with others.

· Other duties as required.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

·         College graduate with 2+ years of full-time graphics-related work experience.

·         Must have a strong graphic design portfolio demonstrating creative talent, refined sense of typography, brand sensibility and with an overall powerful communication.

·         Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Bridge; PC platform; video editing skills not required, but preferred.

·         Ability to deliver projects across all communication touchpoints

·         Demonstrate strong organizational skills, with the ability effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

·         Must demonstrate very strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Be a self-starter who is able to work independently and efficiently.

·         Be able to effectively work with a broad range of people in different departments.

·         Be a team player and assist other Marketing staff in completing department projects.

 

Resumes may be sent to hrcincy@jfedcin.org, attention Amy Kimbrell.  No phone calls please.


 

Taft Museum of Art

Database Coordinator — Posted 07/15/2014 - 11:00am
Reports To: Manager of Membership & Community Engagement
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 08/18/2014

Job Description

The Taft Museum of Art is seeking a full-time database coordinator with a high level of attention to detail and Raiser’s Edge skills to support the development team. This position reports to the Museum’s Manager of Membership & Community Engagement and will play a critical role within the department.

 

We are looking for a candidate who is or wishes to become a Raiser’s Edge expert. Candidates with Raiser’s Edge or other database experience will have a competitive advantage. 

 

Responsibilities

· Record, enter, and process memberships and other donations promptly and accurately

· Generate high volume of donor correspondence accurately

· Maintain member and donor database and physical records (includes regular filing)

· Generate donor reports, queries, and mailing lists 

· Increase working knowledge and understanding of Raiser’s Edge over time

· Review existing Raiser’s Edge practices and establish new systems to improve development team’s efficiency

· Assist with fundraising events 

· Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity

· Other duties as assigned, including filing, folding, envelope stuffing, addressing envelopes, and other administrative support

 

Skills: The successful candidate will be a professional, positive, organized, efficient problem solver who has Microsoft Office experience and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge. The candidate will work well independently and with a team. 

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree

 

The Taft Museum of Art offers a competitive salary and benefits based on experience. To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter in PDF format to the attention of Christine Miller, cmiller@taftmuseum.org. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. 


 

Cincinnati Public Radio

Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer — Posted 07/12/2014 - 1:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 08/18/2014

Job Description

Cincinnati Public Radio seeks a Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer. Applicants should be passionate about public radio; possess excellent communication, writing, strategic and organizational skills; and feel confident engaging with major donors, foundation officers and potential planned giving candidates. Must have demonstrated success as a fundraiser with a minimum of 5 years of major gift, foundation, and planned giving experience. Responsible for meeting annual and campaign goals for major gifts, planned gifts and capital campaigns; developing  relationships with Cincinnati Public Radio’s donors and local foundation representatives on behalf of WVXU and WGUC; acting as a liaison with Board of Directors; planning and hosting donor events; and analyzing data and donor research.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 

2. Five years of experience as a successful fundraiser.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of Raiser’s Edge. Luminate Online experience is a plus.

4. Excellent listening, writing and donor research skills.

5. Comfortable in a creative, casual and constantly changing environment.

 

Submit cover letter and résumé to: 

 

Major Gifts Officer Search

Cincinnati Public Radio (WVXU/WGUC/WMUB)

1223 Central Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45214

Or MGOsearch@cinradio.org

 

Deadline to Apply: Monday, August 18, 2014

 

Cincinnati Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Special Events Intern — Posted 07/11/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Development Associate
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 08/20/2014

Job Description

Job Description
 Position Dates: 09/01/14 – 07/06/15. 

Now in our 21st Season, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages across the Cincinnati region. CSC is in search a Special Events Intern to assist with our Season 21 VIP events and fundraisers. This is a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the hospitality industry, event planning, fundraising, basic bartending and a wide range of administrative skills necessary to help any NFP thrive.  Our Special Events Intern will assist the Development Associate with the following:

· Staffing, upkeep & production specific customization of the CSC lobby bar

· Planning and execution of our Opening Night events including pre and post show parties

· Planning and execution of our VIP events prior to performances for our corporate sponsors and other guests 

· Recruiting of volunteers for the CSC lobby bar staff and special events teams

· Scheduling and upkeep of our VIP events calendar

· Creating and maintaining social media pages for events & fundraisers

· Extensive assistance with the planning and execution of our 2nd annual Revel - our biggest celebration and fundraising event of the season

· Executing purchases behind the bar and at events using handheld POS and credit card processing devices.  

· Additional tasks and duties as needed

Qualifications Include

· Must be 21 years or older

· Must have interest in hospitality, event planning, the arts, NFP organizations, and customer relations

· Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others and adapt easily in a fast-paced environment

· Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion (most dates will be set well ahead of time)

· Must have reliable transportation

· Previous experience in an administrative support role and/or knowledge of NFP organizations is a plus

· Strong computer skills, personal laptop, tablet and/or smart phone is not required but a definite plus.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: 

Attn: Jennifer Joplin

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

719 Race Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Or email to jennifer.joplin@cincyshakes.com with “Special Events Intern” in Subject Line. 


 

Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Associate Director of Development — Posted 07/03/2014 - 12:01pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 07/30/2014

Job Description

The Associate Director of Development works under the direction of the Executive Director of the Cincinnati Parks Foundation providing leadership and support to special events, data management, and general development department activities. The ideal candidate will have direct experience board committee interaction, special event coordination, budgeting and data management. Experience with Raiser’s Edge is a significant advantage.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

• A Bachelors degree; Communications, Journalism, Business, Marketing;

• 3-4 years direct experience in development preferred;

• Experience with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software and website content management systems (preferred);

• Attention to detail and the customer experience;

•Strong verbal and written communication skills; 

• Ability to successfully work with board level volunteers and high-level donors;

• Possess a keen attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills required;

• Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimal supervision;

• A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher); 

• Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;

Responsibilities

Database Management

Maintain accurate and complete records in the Raiser’s Edge database and provide necessary reports, queries, acknowledgement/pledge correspondence. Mailing lists and personal profile updates. 

Events

Work in conjunction Foundation team to manage and execute special events being the main liaison for the Golf Outing, Gentlemen of Style & Substance and the Fall fund raiser as well as providing extensive support for the Hats Off Luncheon and Children’s Tea.  Event assignments will include:

· Committee coordination

· Invitations (design, mailing)

· Sponsor Recognition and solicitations

· Registration Tracking 

· Event budget development and monitoring

· Event reporting/wrap-up

· Volunteer management

Communications

· Monitor and update website information to reflect current information

· Write and coordinate the weekly Feel Good Friday (Board Communication)

· Write articles for the semi – annual Parkways newsletter

· Assist in writing Press Releases associated with events

· Work with the Board of Trustees and its various committees  

· Coordinate minutes for Board of Park Commissioners, Executive Committee and Board of Parks Foundation

Docent Program

· Coordinate docent tours of riverfront parks

· Plan and execute continuing education opportunities for volunteer docents

· Create and implement marketing plan 

Special Projects

· Coordinate tree and bench requests fielding calls, working with the Park Board staff for execution and providing appropriate follow up with donors.

· Coordination of special projects and initiatives for the Cincinnati Parks Foundation as assigned by the executive director.

 

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation offers a competitive salary based on experience. To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and writing sample in PDF format to sdorward@cincinnatiparksfoundation.org. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Academy Assistant (Part-Time: 15-20 hours/week) — Posted 07/02/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Academy Operations Manager
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 07/30/2014

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DESCRIPTION 

First point of contact for current and prospective families. Collects dancer information and schedules placement classes for new students over 9 years old. Assists with preparation and execution of Spring Production and Summer Programs. Administrative tasks as communicated by Academy Operations Manager. 

 

Communications 

 Familiarizes self with Academy policies and procedures to effectively communicate these to families 

 Answers all incoming phone calls and returns phone calls and voicemails in a timely manner 

 Respond to parent emails and website inquiries that pertain to registration 

 Make signs for notifications to be hung on the Academy bulletin boards 

 Responsible for weekly newsletter to be sent to all current Academy families 

 

Placement Class Scheduling 

 Communicates with prospective parents and students to obtain information on suggested level for placement class 

 Schedule the placement classes and communicate the information to Academy Dean, Teacher, and Receptionist 

 Begin placement class paperwork and make sure that it is at the Front Desk for the day of the placement class 

 Collect information from the teacher after the placement class 

 Communicate with parents and student the result of the placement class and the appropriate registration information for the recommended Level 

 

Fall, Spring, and Summer Program Assistant 

 Answers questions and website emails about fall registration, new incoming students, class schedules, and tuition 

 Obtains and files waivers for all fall and summer programs 

 Tracks forms that are still needed and communicates this with families prior to first day of class 

 Assemble information regarding student evaluations (mid-year and final) and organize for distribution to families 

 Assist with evening hours and weekend hours as needed for events such as Club B, costume fittings, Tech Week for Spring Production, Summer Intensive move ins/outs, and weekend activities (this may result in additional hours during these weeks) 

 Sends Summer Intensive result emails along with registration information for those accepted into the program 

 Answers questions about Summer Intensive via email and phone referring to either the Dean or Operations Manager for more detailed information 

 Assists with preparation for all Summer Programs 

 Assists with set up for all Summer Programs 

 

Administration 

 Manages multiple spreadsheets with data pertaining to placement classes, audition results, tracking of forms 

 Pulls lists from database and compiles data about classes as needed for Academy Dean and Academy Operations Manager 

 Assists with promotional material and coupons 

 Available and willing to start new tasks at hand 

 

Deadline for applications is July 15, 2014. Interested applicants may mail a cover letter and resume to Wendy Mains, Academy Operations Manager, 1555 Central Parkway Cincinnati OH 45214 or email wmains@cballet.org


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Academy Receptionist — Posted 07/02/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Academy Operations Manager (Part-Time: 15-20 hours/week)
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 07/15/2014

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DESCRIPTION 

First point of contact for current and new families who come to the studio. Answers phone calls during evening and weekend classes. Records attendance records for Academy classes. Checks in adult students for Adult Ballet classes. Collects forms and payments to be delivered to Academy staff. Administrative tasks as communicated by Academy Operations Manager. 

Communications 

 Familiarizes self with Academy policies and procedures to effectively communicate these to families 

 Answers all incoming phone calls and returns phone calls and voicemails in a timely manner 

 Greets all parents and students as they enter the building 

 Respond to parent emails forwarded to Receptionist email 

 

Administration 

 Accurately record student attendance for Academy classes 

 Makes sure that all teachers and teacher assistants sign in 

 Makes sure that all teachers have their attendance sheets before the start of class 

 Collects tuition payments and forms from Academy families to deliver to Academy staff for processing 

 Monitor studio lobby during class times 

 Check in adult students and collect payments for Adult Ballet classes 

 Various projects as communicated by the Academy Dean, Academy Operations Manager, and Academy Registrar 

 

Deadline for applications is July 15, 2014. Interested applicants may mail a cover letter and resume to Wendy Mains, Academy Operations Manager, 1555 Central Parkway Cincinnati OH 45214 or email wmains@cballet.org


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Academy Intern (Part-Time: 15-20 hours/week) — Posted 07/02/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Academy Operations Manager
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 07/19/2014

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DESCRIPTION 

Responds to parent communications. Administrative duties as communicated by the Academy Dean, Academy Operations Manager, and/or Academy Registrar. Assists with preparations for Spring Production and Summer Programs. 

 

Communications 

 Familiarizes self with Academy policies and procedures to effectively communicate these to families 

 Answers all incoming phone calls and returns phone calls and voicemails in a timely manner 

 Respond to parent emails and website inquiries that pertain to registration 

 Make signs for notifications to be hung on the Academy bulletin boards 

 

Administration 

 Manages multiple spreadsheets with data pertaining to placement classes, audition results, tracking of forms 

 Pulls lists from database and compiles data about classes as needed for Academy Dean, Academy Operations Manager, and Academy Registrar 

 Assists with promotional material and coupons 

 Available and willing to start new tasks at hand 

 

Spring Production and Summer Programs 

 Assist with evening hours and weekend hours as needed for events such as Club B, costume fittings, Tech Week for Spring Production, Summer Intensive move ins/outs, and weekend activities (this may result in additional hours during these weeks) 

 Assists with preparation for Spring Production and all Summer Programs, including copies and assembling of all information packets for families 

 Assists with set up for all Summer Programs, including preparation of materials needed for the camps and actual set up of the areas 

 

Interested applicants may mail a cover letter and resume to Wendy Mains, Academy Operations Manager, 1555 Central Parkway Cincinnati OH 45214 or email wmains@cballet.org


 

Visionaries + Voices

Teaching Artist Mentor (Volunteer Position) — Posted 07/02/2014 - 1:00pm
Reports To: Education Coordinator
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/15/2014

Job Description

Teaching Artist Mentor Volunteer/Internship Opportunity

 

Program Description

The Teaching Artist Program [TAP] expands upon opportunities for V+V Artists who have an interest in teaching, speaking and public leadership positions in the field of visual art by providing individualized training and supports that develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to pursue these interests effectively. The primary goal of the Teaching Artist Program is to reduce and remove barriers to opportunity for artists with disabilities in Greater Cincinnati.

 

How YOU can be involved

Mentors are the heart and soul of the Teaching Artist Program. This group of volunteers makes it possible for each artist to achieve his or her leadership goals. Each mentor is paired with an artist for 30 weeks. During this time mentors and artists work one-on-one making art, creating lesson plans, practicing public speaking, visiting schools, and learning from eachother. Mentors make an incredible imapct on the artists with whom they work, but the reverse is also true. This incredibly fun and challenging two-way learning experience is the beauty of TAP and it’s the reason why we hope you will choose to be a mentor.

 

Semester Duration: September 2014-April 2015

 

Time Commitment:

Teaching Artist Mentors must be willing to commit at least 2-4 hours a week, between 8am-3:30pm, for the semester’s duration. This time commitment will include weekly individual meetings with assigned Teaching Artists as well as group sessions involving all TAP artists, Education Staff + Mentors. Individual meeting times are designed to fit both the mentors and artist’s schedules.


Qualifications

· Experience in visual art and/or education

· Ability to work effectively with diverse populations in one-on-one and group settings

· Experience and/or interest in mentoring/coaching positions

· Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance

 

Benefits

· Eligible for university/college credit

· Transportation reimbursement

· Portfolio diversification/development

· Networking opportunity with schools, educators, artists and arts organizations


Contact

Jamie Muenzer

jmuenzer@visionariesandvoices.com


 

Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Development Associate (Part-Time) — Posted 06/26/2014 (All day)
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 07/18/2014

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Executive Director of the Parks Foundation, working closely with the Assistant Director of Development and the Associate Development Director the ideal candidate will provide leadership and support to special events, data management, and general development department activities. The ideal candidate will have direct experience in fund raising, data management (Raiser’s Edge), board committee interaction, special event coordination and budgeting.  
Donor Relations & Data Management
· Assist in the inputting and coordination of all Parks Foundation and Krohn Conservatory gifts and donor information (in Raiser’s Edge)
· Edit written materials for direct mail appeals and major donors (letters, reports, proposals, and cultivation pieces) and coordinate mailings.
· Manage all major donor and special event data and reports in Raiser's Edge and paper records to reflect ongoing research, cultivation and stewardship activities.
Social Media
· Working closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of Development
o Help develop and implement content for all web landing pages
o Monitor and evaluate Facebook and Twitter accounts to ensure Foundation brand is consistent
o Represent the Park Foundation in social media activities by engaging in conversations, answering questions, posting comments and pictures on relevant blogs
o Work with the Development Staff and Development Committee of the Board to engage new supporters, including donors, volunteers and participants in our events to help achieve our fundraising goals and acquire new subscribers
o Provide analysis and reporting on the effectiveness of our campaigns
o Work with the Park Board to ensure cross over and sharing of information
o Assist in the writing press releases 
Event Management
· Work closely with Assistant and Associate Directors of Development on all special events providing support in meetings, logistics, day of event activities, monitoring attendance and marketing.
· Ensure that all attendees at events get a follow up email, letter of thanks and information on other things happening at the parks.
· Organize and implement major donor cultivation and special events throughout the year, as needed.
Communications
· Assist in establishing an online network that utilizes target market approaches to fund development, identify online grant opportunities and promote events and activities. Utilize strategies such as social media, online campaigns and calls to action, email blasts and linkages with other organizations and partners.
· Participate in weekly departmental team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
Requirements
• A Bachelors degree; Communications, Journalism, Business, Marketing;
• 1-2 years direct experience in development preferred;
• Experience with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software and website content management systems (preferred);
• Ability to successfully work with board level volunteers and high-level donors;
• Possess a keen attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills required;
• Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimal supervision;
• A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher); Mac software also preferred;
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Salary - $15.00/hr. – Flexible schedule 
Resumes should be sent to:
Ms. Susan Dorward, Executive Director at sdorward@cincinnatiparksfoundation.org or mailed to:
Cincinnati Parks Foundation
950 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH  45202

 

Middletown Arts Center

Art Instructors (Part Time) — Posted 06/25/2014 - 3:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 07/14/2014

Job Description

The Middletown Arts Center seeks art instructors for part time youth art classes. Classes are held 1 day a week during after school hours Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and Saturday mornings. Opportunities to teach classes at offsite locations may also be available. Interested applicants must hold a Bachelors of Arts degree in Visual Art and have had prior experience teaching art to youth. Applicants may send resume and 3 images of professional work to Leslie Pinto at lpinto@middletownartscenter.com.


 

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Costume Designer — Posted 06/25/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 07/18/2014

Job Description

Position Overview:

 

The Costume Designer will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  The Costume Designer will be directly responsible for researching, designing, and developing all costumes for The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati in collaboration with the Artistic Director of TCTC, the designated director of each main stage show, the director of each ArtReach show and his/her vision for the production as well as designing/developing all PR/Marketing costume needs throughout the season.

The Costume Designer of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCTC) reports directly to the Artistic Director.  The Managing Director and the Artistic Director are co-CEO’s who are jointly responsible, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, for maintaining the excellence of TCTC’s artistic and operational standards, as well as sustaining its fiscal health.

 

 

Responsibilities:

The Costume Designer’s duties include but are not limited to:

· Creating costume renderings and plots upon request 

· Creating costume patterns 

· Shopping for the necessary costume materials 

· Measuring and fitting all cast members 

· Altering costumes 

· Dressing shows, upon request 

· Distributing and storing costumes 

· Cleaning, repairing and tagging all costumes 

· Tracking costume budget, including both labor and materials 

 

Knowledge/Skills:

Experience in foam work, mascot design, wigs and make-up a plus.

Education Level – Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent work experience.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

· Salary range:  $27,000-$32,000

· Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.

· 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.

· Competitive PTO benefits.

· Generous paid holiday schedule.

Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter to Angela Powell-Walker at angela.powellwalker@thechildrenstheatre.com
Organizational Overview:
TCTC’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  We fulfill our mission through three primary programs: 
· MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 90,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft. 
· ArtReach – We see over 90,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency. 
· Learning The Craft – Over 300 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive STAR summer program where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth. 
Vision:
· Create smiles, open minds, and touch hearts.
· Harness theater experiences and the arts as forces for education and understanding.
· Create meaningful shared arts experiences.
· Present award winning and nationally recognized productions and arts education programming.
· Foster a work environment of excellence, creativity, and innovation.
Core Beliefs:
· We believe in the power of theater to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
· We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
· We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
· We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
· We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Clerk (Part-Time) — Posted 06/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 07/19/2014

Job Description

Company Description:  The CSO is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The CSO is the umbrella organization for the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops Orchestras, presenting more than 100+ concerts and events annually. A thriving organization with a growing support base of audiences and contributors, the CSO is the cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community and an anchor cultural institution in Over-the-Rhine, with additional summer performances at Riverbend Music Center.

The fifth oldest symphony in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. At home, the CSO was rated #1 in customer satisfaction and value among all Greater Cincinnati arts and entertainment venues, according to a 2010 independent study conducted by Northern Kentucky University.


Position Summary
: The Accounting Clerk, under general supervision, performs a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures. Checks and verifies data for completeness and accuracy. Work is often quantitative in nature. Typically uses computerized data management and analysis systems. This position provides assistance in maintaining a variety of financial transactions and records; compiling information and preparing reports and/or summaries.

 

Responsibilities:

 

· Provides overall accounting for partner organization(s).

· Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

· Assists accounting personnel, human resources and the CFO as needed.

· Prepares and files various tax reporting forms on a regular basis.

· Prepares vendor payment checks for mailing and files supporting documentation.

· Participates in the annual audit(s) as assigned.

· Assist with preparation of financial statements and tax returns.

· Enter vendor invoices and process vendor payments

· Prepare, review, and enter daily cash receipts

· Monitor, evaluate, enter and maintain accounts receivable.

· Deposit multiple corporate checks via “On-Site Deposits.”

· Prepares grant reporting as assigned.

· Maintains all corporate documentation, correspondence, insurance, grant, and financial files in an orderly systematic manner.

· Prepares monthly and annual general ledger account reconciliations.

· Analyzes general ledger activity and proposes adjustments, as needed.

· Enters annual budget and projection information into the accounting software.

· Ensures the work area is clean, secure and well maintained.

· Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as assigned.

· Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:  Minimum 2-year degree with an accounting focus and/or relevant work experience.

 

Knowledge:  Knowledge of related computer and accounting software applications and familiarity with basic bookkeeping procedures.

 

Experience:  Minimum two years of previous related experience and proficiency with QuickBooks required.

 

Skills: Exceptional typing skills, attention to detail and accuracy, well organized, cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others, able to use computer applications, ten key, and telephone, ability to work in a fast paced environment and to manage time in order to meet important deadlines, ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision.

 

The CSO celebrates diversity!  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran Employer.

 

Please send cover letter, resume and hourly compensation requirements to:

 

Human Resources

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Music Hall

1241 Elm Street

Cincinnati, OH  45202

 

Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Accounting Clerk” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

ArtsWave

Manager, E-Pledge and Donor Database (Revised Job Description) — Posted 06/25/2014 - 8:00am
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 07/18/2014

Job Description

Position Purpose

 

ArtsWave is seeking a data and application specialist responsible for a variety of tasks focused primarily but not exclusively on assisting the Director of Data Base Management with system administration and database support for our system of record “Pledgemaker” and our employee campaign pledging tool “E-pledge”. This key team member will also have an important role in our migration from Pledgemaker / Clearview to a new donor management system, as well as the implementation of a new grant application system. Success in this role will depend on the ability to quickly understand our Oracle and SQL Server databases in order to be able to respond to user reporting requests as well as implement requested configuration changes to our applications.   The successful candidate will spend a large amount of time extracting, manipulating, and importing data into our systems as well creating one off queries to support user needs. An understanding of BI concepts and report writing will also be necessary to create complex reports in JasperSoft reporting software. Extreme attention to detail, great organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills and a good understanding of SQL code  are required as well as a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.  The candidate must also be willing to regularly perform certain tasks which are not necessarily IT related. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 

 

· Administer Pledgemaker / Clearview system including security administration, system configuration and ad hoc SQL queries. Also take part in any system migration activities.

 

· JasperSoft reporting system administration including new report creation and changes to existing reports

 

· E-pledge system administration including: 

o Setting up company campaigns, including preparing and importing data from third party partners and ensuring it’s integrity

o Supporting companies while their employee campaigns are running including mass emails to users

o Processing the transactional data when campaigns complete

 

· Take part in the batch data entry review / correction process as needed 

 

· Administer the building security system including: 

o Adding, changing, deleting users and issuing and retrieving security tokens used for entry to the building

o Occasionally reviewing site access logs and video tape

· Administering the Cisco IP phone system including: 

o Adding and removing users

o Troubleshooting and working with Cisco Smartnet support to resolve issues

o Adding and removing devices

 

· Co-manage the data entry team by providing guidance to team members pertaining to policies and procedures, and also helping to resolve issues

 

· Assist Director of Database Management with research projects related to 5 year Technology Plan

 

· Occasionally assume the role of liaison between users and Infrastructure support service provider

 

· Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks and requests as needed

 

· Take part in additional projects which may include the implementation of a grant application system as well as consolidation of our multiple websites.

 

 

Our ideal candidate will possess:

 

· Strong problem solving skills

· Effective organizational and administrative skills

· Ability to understand and analyze reporting needs of internal and external program teams

· Willingness to excel at a variety of work, not just IT related

· Willingness to collaborate with others to resolve problems

· Comfortable working with new technologies 

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment 

· Desire to learn new processes and procedures in order to become more proficient and to help the team.

· A strong work ethic and a high degree of reliability.

 

Position Requirements

 

· Education: BS with (concentration in computer science or equivalent work experience)

· Years of experience: 2 to 3 including: 

o Hands on experience and working understanding of large relational databases, experience in Oracle, SQL Server and/or Access is a strong plus.

o Writing SQL code

o DOS bat file creation and scheduling through Microsoft scheduler

o Report writing utilizing a BI report writer, JasperSoft experience is a strong plus

· Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and organizational skills

· Knowledge of basic statistics in order to communicate easily with statisticians

· Detail oriented with exceptional accuracy

· Strong command of Microsoft Office 2010 with a thorough knowledge of advanced Excel 

· Troubleshooting level skills in server room and networking areas 

· Action oriented with a desire to proactively seek solutions and to function independently

· Strong teamwork skills with experience working collaboratively and sharing information

· Ability to work within and adhere to deadlines

· Ability to multi-task 

· Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including good written and oral communication

· High degree of confidentiality

· Proven ability to work in a team environment

· Capable of utilizing policies and procedures for accurate and independent decision making with minimal supervision

· Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed

 

About ArtsWave

 

ArtsWave began as the Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts, founded in 1927 by Mr. & Mrs. Charles P. and Anna Sinton Taft. The Tafts believed that Cincinnati could truly distinguish itself through a deep investment in its cultural assets.  In 1949, in response to the financial difficulties of some local arts organizations, and the continued erosion of endowment funds, the Fine Arts Fund was established as an annual, community-wide campaign.  Since its inception, ArtsWave has raised more than $230 million in support of the arts across the region. 

 

ArtsWave helps create the kind of thriving arts environment that makes the Cincinnati region a better place to live, work, play and stay.  We support and collaborate with arts organizations large and small throughout the area.  Music, dance, theatre, galleries, museums, art centers, festivals, and more create communitywide benefits for everyone here.  The arts create benefits like attractive, lively neighborhoods and a population that comes together to share ideas and experiences.  

 

ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to executiveoffice@TheArtsWave.org.  No calls please.


 

New Edgecliff Theatre

Multiple - Assist. Prod. Stage Manager; Master Carpenter; Costume Designer; Props Master — Posted 06/25/2014 - 8:00am
Reports To: Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 07/17/2014

Job Description

Assistant Production Stage Manager - New Edgecliff Theatre is looking for an Assistant Production Stage Manager for our 2014-2015 season. This is a staff position with a salary stipend per show. Job description includes but is not limited to: working closely with stage manager during rehearsals and shows; attending 

production/staff meetings; developing/producing paperwork for each production and serving as run crew during the run of production.  Must demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly. 

 

Master Carpenter - New Edgecliff Theatre is looking for a Master Carpenter for our 2014-2015 season. This is a staff position with a salary stipend per show. Job description includes but is not limited to: working closely with the Technical Director and is responsible for the implementation, loading-in, maintenance, and striking of the scenic design; attending all production meetings; participating in pre-production planning as it pertains to all elements of the scenic design; carefully oversightof the construction of the design; meeting completion deadlines as coordinated with the other design/tech areas; assisting in purchase and procurement building materials; and co-ordinating scenery with the necessities of the lighting design.   Must demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly. 

 

Costume Designer - New Edgecliff Theatre is looking for a Costume Designer for our 2014-2015 season. This is a staff position with a salary stipend per show. Job description includes but is not limited to: working with the Director of the Production to develop and communicate the overall conceptual approach to the production and identify costume pieces which are needed for the production; designing costumes that reinforce the production concept; working within the logistical parameters, within the budget available, and will be appropriate for the production; attending all production meetings; creating an entire costume plot, before the first dress rehearsal; participating in all technical rehearsals and strike; and attending the “post mortem” once the production is complete to evaluate the process and the final product.  Must demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly. 

 

Properties Master - New Edgecliff Theatre is looking for a Properties Master for our 2014-2015 season. This is a staff position with a salary stipend per show. Job description includes but is not limited to: working with the Director of the Production to develop and communicate the overall conceptual approach to the production and identify properties which are needed for the production; procuring properties that reinforce the production concept; working with the Stage Manager to develop a Master Prop List that reflects the needs of the production, works within the logistical parameters, within the budget available, and will be appropriate for the production, attending all production meeting; working with the Stage Manager to develop a property plot that identifies each prop, how the performer uses it, when it will be used, where it needs to be preset, and where it should be stored when not in use participating in all technical rehearsals and strike; and attending the “post mortem” once the production is complete to evaluate the process and the final product.  Must demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly. 

 

To apply for any of these positions, please send resume to Jim Stump at jstump@newedgecliff.com.  


 

Taft Museum of Art

Assistant Collections Technician (Part-Time) — Posted

Job Description

Description:

The Taft Museum of Art seeks a positive, conscientious person to serve as assistant collections technician, providing care and cleaning for permanent collection galleries located in a National Historic Landmark building. Reporting to the exhibition designer/ chief preparator, the position will offer opportunities to learn about museum work and gain useful experience. Responsibilities include: dust removal from frames, cases, and carpets; maintenance of surface finishes; assistance with gallery lighting; and monitoring of environmental conditions. The technician will be cross-trained on exhibition installation, moving of artworks, exhibition photography, and other duties.

 

Requirements:

· Self-motivated person with a B.A. or B.F.A in studio art or a related field; 

· Ability to work actively throughout the day and to lift objects weighing 30 lbs easily.

· Free to work on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (or Thursdays);

· Sensitivity to art and other fragile surfaces and respect for historic structures;

· Familiarity with Microsoft Office;

· Gallery or museum experience helpful; 

· Experience with construction and/or carpentry an asset. 

 

Hours and compensation:

· Will be a part-time employee of the Taft Museum of Art and receive hourly wages.

· This position is for up to 21 hours/week, divided among three days.

· Pay-scale begins at $11/hour for an entry level candidate.

· Part time benefits included.

 

The Taft Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Application:  

Using regular mail or e-mail, send (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names of three professional references to:

 

Chief Curator

Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

OR

Curator_collections@taftmuseum.org 

 

No phone calls, please.