Job Opportunities

Jewish Family Service

Marketing Assistant — Posted 08/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/10/2014

Job Description

Employee Type: Full-time, hourly, 37.5 hours per week (a couple Sundays may be necessary)

 

Basic Function: Assist the Director of Marketing and perform administrative duties relevant to the daily operation of the Marketing Department.

 

Organizational Relationships:

 

Reports To: Director of Marketing

 

Internal: Agency administration and staff, social workers and case managers of all levels, board of directors, volunteers, and clients

 

External: Donors, online audiences, other agencies

 

The Marketing Assistant will assist the Director of Marketing with the marketing and communication needs of Jewish Family Service. This includes promoting the overall agency and our individual expanding program areas with independent targets (Adoption, Family Life Education, Aging, and Vital Services Support). This job is dynamic, fun, challenging, and meaningful. If you appreciate the satisfaction of knowing your daily work will help a person get food on the family’s table, prevent an abusive relationship, connect a child with a caring mentor, put an infant into the welcoming arms of an adoptive parent, or help an aging Russian-speaking Holocaust survivor enjoy independent living, then this position will lead you toward your passion. 

 

Primary Job duties and Responsibilities:

· Research, edit and assist with creating

o Print collateral materials

o Web content 

o Press releases and articles

o Podcasts/videos

· Maintain oversight of the agency’s marketing database

· Put strategies in place to increase awareness through social media

· Drive online traffic with web-related campaigns 

· Edit photos for print and web

· Conduct interviews with clients, staff, and supporters

· Assist with SEO and strategic marketing planning

· Work with other departments as needed to promote the brand and services

· Update public displays

· Participate in meetings with Board of Directors and management as needed

· Assist with analyzing campaign data and developing measurement strategies

· Help identify industry and competitive marketing trends and noteworthy news items and opportunities

· Perform day to day administrative tasks such as organizing collateral materials

· Perform other relevant duties as necessary 

 

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in field of marketing, communications, or public relations or equivalent experience in a similar field

· Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in marketing or communications  (in the workplace or in student activities)

· Non-profit work experience preferred (or a passion for the non-profit mission)

· Dependable, honest, ethical, creative; easy-going but very disciplined 

· Self-motivated quick-learner with a strong work ethic; excited to learn new software or online tactics

· Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail, especially in high-stress situations

· Willing to take direction and accept criticism, yet confident to offer opinions and new solutions 

· Work well with others at all levels of the organization

· Have the ability multi-task yet prioritize toward meeting deadlines

· Maintain a positive attitude in working with deadlines, interruptions, and unexpected situations

 

Required skills/training:

· Proficient on a PC using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

· Knowledge of MAC and iMovie software is a plus

· Familiar with AP Style; excellent grammar and spelling

· Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

· Experience with Adobe’s InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (currently CS5)

· Experience using social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, etc.)

· Knowledge of HTML is a plus

 

Resumes should come to Amy Kimbrell at hr@jcincy.org.


 

ArtsWave

Staff Accountant (Part-Time) — Posted 08/20/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Director of Accounting
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 09/07/2014

Job Description

Position Purpose:

 

Primary responsibilities include preparing and posting of monthly journal entries, and reconciling account balances to detail.  Must have critical thinking skills and problem solving ability, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in researching, interpreting and analyzing diverse data, and the ability to work either collaboratively or independently to achieve stated goals.  This is a part time, hourly position reporting directly to the Director of Accounting with estimated hours estimated at 15 hours per week.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

 

· Prepare and post monthly standard and nonstandard journal entries.

· Reconcile month end general ledger balances, such as cash and pledges receivable, with detail.

· Interact with other staff, banking personnel and donors to resolve reconciling items.

· Oversee proper recording of stock gifts.

· Prepare materials required by auditors.

· Provide assistance in preparation of annual tax Form 990.

· Maintain various detail schedules for pledge write offs, accruals, and fixed assets.

· Complete tasks with accuracy and timeliness.

· Help with special projects as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelors degree in accounting with work experience in the accounting profession and possess excellent writing and computer skills (MIP Fund Accounting, CRM system and Microsoft Excel and Word).  Candidates must be highly organized with the ability to use logical thought processes to solve problems, to identify more efficient processes and implement them, to effectively work under pressure, and to produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.

 

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.

 


 

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church

Choir Director — Posted 08/20/2014 - 8:00am
Reports To: Pastor
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

We want YOU to be our next CHOIR DIRECTOR.

 

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church seeks an enthusiastic, experienced, 

accomplished choir director to lead our wonderful 20-voice, all-volunteer choir.
 

This part-time position involves selecting music, leading weekly rehearsals, and conducting approximately 20 Sunday morning choral anthems per year, and occasional special performances (September through June). 

The ideal candidate will bring previous choral conducting experience, a fun and flexible attitude, good people skills, and a willingness to collaborate with our senior minister, our professional church musician / accompanist, and our music committee to create moving and meaningful worship experiences for our choir, and our congregation. 

SALARY RANGE

$700-$1,000 PER MONTH, SEPTEMBER THROUGH JUNE EACH YEAR, DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. 

START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT NO LATER THAN JAN. 1, 2015 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPT. 30, 2014 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: choirdirectorsearch@huuc.net or mail to: Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, 2710 Newtown Road, Cincinnati, OH 45244. 

You may learn more about our welcoming, inclusive, progressive community of faith at huuc.net. Heritage Church hires without regard to race, gender, gender expression, age, affectional or sexual orientation, physical ability or national origin. 


 

Bi-Okoto

Full-Time Performing/Teaching/Touring Artists — Posted 08/19/2014 - 2:01pm
Reports To: Executive Director/Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

Bi-Okoto (pronounced “Bee-O-Ko-Toe”), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, was established in August 1994 and is incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit multicultural arts education organization that produces, teaches and tours the US offering traditional and contemporary Africa programming, workshops and classes for schools, higher learning institutions, libraries, church and the general public. Our mission is to preserve and share the heritage of Africa by using traditional arts as an educational tool to promote cultural awareness in communities globally.

 

Job Description: Full-Time Performing/Teaching/Touring Artists

Bi-Okoto is in search of Full-Time performing/teaching/touring artists.  Individuals must be able to teach and present, with an aptitude to learn new material (song, music and dance) quickly, and the flexibility to travel. Interested candidates should be at least 21 years with a valid driver's license. Teaching artists experience is recommended by not required.  In addition, individuals will be trained in a variety of arts/office administration during off-peak touring season. Commitment and passion is a must!

 

Email your resume to hr@bi-okoto.com or call 221-6112 to schedule an appointment.


 

Most Valuable Kids (MVK)

Development Director (Part-Time) — Posted 08/19/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 09/06/2014

Job Description

Most Valuable Kids is a web-based non-profit agency that turns unused tickets and experiences into rewards and opportunities for underserved kids, ages 18 and under, in Greater Cincinnati.

 

MVK currently provides unique extra-curricular programs and incentives to more than 

80 non-profit agencies in Greater Cincinnati.  Since co-founded in 2005, MVK has sent 73,000+  kids to a live sports or cultural event and managed $1.6 million+ in event tickets and donations locally.

 

While MVK’s reach is significant, our staff is limited.  Currently, MVK operates with a pro-bono CEO and a part-time Program Director.  

 

As MVK is heading into our 10th Anniversary, we are looking to hire a part-time Development Director to join our team.  We are looking for someone to join our team who, like us, has a passion for making a difference in the lives of kids in need.   

 

Job Description:

MVK is looking for a self-motivated part-time Development Director who is excited about growing and securing the financial future, and donor-base, of our small non-profit agency while working flexible hours from home and making a difference in the lives of kids in need.  The ideal candidate has a proven track-record in fundraising (including securing major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation and in-kind resources) as well as strategic planning and marketing experience.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Plan fund development activities

Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction and stability of the organization

Implement the fund development plans in accordance with ethical fundraising principles

Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved

Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising events and activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner

Prepare and submit grant applications as needed to generate funds for the organization

Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events to generate funds for the organization

Identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities

Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information

Coordinate in-kind donations and make decisions regarding the issuing of receipts

Engage volunteers for special fund development projects using established volunteer management practices

 

Manage fund development budget

Develop and gain approval for an annual income and expenditure budget for the fund development program

Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditure related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities

Monitor expenses and analyze budget reports on fund development and recommend changes as necessary

 

Promote the organization

Develop and execute a communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization

Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts

Build relationships on behalf of CEO with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization

 

Qualifications/Education:

University degree - Bachelor’s Degree required

A certificate in Fundraising Management is an asset but not required

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Fundraising Management

Special Events Management

Social Media/Publicity

Proficiency in use of computer including Fundraising Software, Word Processing, Data Bases and Spreadsheets.

 

Working Conditions:

Flexible, work-at-home hours

20 hours/week

Benefits not provided

 

Please only apply if you have prior development experience and are interested in part-time, work-from-home employment.  Resumes may be sent to sherri@mostvaluablekids.org.


 

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

Marketing and Development Associate — Posted 08/18/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/08/2014

Job Description

Company Description: Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region’s second largest professional Equity theatre, and is committed to producing a wide range of dramas, musicals, and comedies of the highest artistic caliber, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to economically disadvantaged children and audiences. 

 

Position Summary: This full-time position will provide support to the Marketing and Development Departments of a thriving urban theatre with an annual budget of $1.8M. 

 

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications, Grants and Annual Fund Manager, Producing Artistic Director

 

Responsibilities:

· Serve as project leader in conceptualizing and directing videos (e.g. cast interviews, behind-the-scenes) 

· Create and distribute online content for blog, e-newsletters, and website under direction of supervisor

· Serve as a creative associate to Marketing & Development departments through brainstorming

· Assist in identifying and planning patron engagement strategies

· Assist in managing and executing social media strategy on multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blog, etc..) and track performance 

· Assist in the assembly, execution, and analysis of patron surveys

· Conduct research on foundation, institutional, and corporate donors using industry databases

· Proofread marketing and development related materials

· Update and maintain media contacts, press files, and development databases 

· Draft communications such as news releases, playbill content, and donor materials

· Assemble and maintain support materials for grants, sponsors, and funders

· Assist in the planning and execution of annual fund appeals

· Represent Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at community events

· Understand and communicate the vision of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

· Other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, English, Arts Administration, or related field preferred. Must have excellent writing skills and strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with Adobe Creative Suite, photo/video editing software, and social media for groups or organizations a plus. This position requires outstanding organization and communication skills, including being comfortable dealing with press, patrons, and vendors. 

 

Other Skills Required: Attention to detail and accuracy, cooperative attitude, a willingness to learn new technologies and assist others, comfortable in a fast-paced office environment, ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, and ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have his or her own transportation. 

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required. 

 

To Apply:

Deadline to apply is September 15th. Interested candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, one-page writing sample, and three references via email to Jocelyn Meyer, Director of Marketing and Communications, jmeyer@ensemblecincinnati.org

Or to: Jocelyn Meyer, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

No phone calls please.


 

ArtWorks

Public Art Manager — Posted 08/18/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Director of Public Art
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/15/2014

Job Description

Job Title:  Public Art Manager

Location:  ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Hours:  Full-time

Compensation:  Salary Range $30,000 - $40,000. Employee benefits package includes health

insurance, paid time off, and savings plan.

Reports to: Director of Public Art

Start date: September 2014

Purpose:  The Public Art Manager will oversee a variety of new and existing public art projects and

programs from conception to completion with direct input from the Director of Public Art.

 

Responsibilities:

• Work with senior ArtWorks staff to research and develop budgets, timelines, and plans

• Oversee and implement public art projects and programs

• Serve as the primary point person for artists, community partners, city administrators, and vendors

• Lead meetings with stakeholders to guide productive discussion, planning, and resource coordination

• Prepare presentations for community, funders, and other audiences

• Organize and facilitate various community engagement sessions from informational (that support the

project process) to hands-on (that contribute to art project outcomes)

• Manage internal workflow to ensure resources and content is delivered according to project needs

and timelines

• Administer, track, and report outcomes measures

• Provide content to the development and communications teams for marketing and fundraising needs

• Constructively critique artists’ work in progress to ensure high-quality results

• Recruit, hire, and oversee artists, ensuring they deliver high-quality work on time and on budget

• Recruit, hire, and oversee youth Apprentice involvement in select projects

• Recruit and work with community partners or participants to implement projects

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics, and

abilities:

• An understanding of public art professional practice

• A basic understanding of urban planning issues as they relate to public art

• A good design sensibility and familiarity with contemporary art

• A basic understanding of the materials, techniques ,and installation methods for public art

• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

• Strong written and telephone communications skills

• Confidence in public speaking role

• Experience and proven management skills

• Detail-oriented, with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities, and

meet deadlines

• Skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Asana, and Creative Suites a plus

• Comfortable working with trustees, volunteers, individuals, and staff

• Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds

• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity

• Passion for the arts and education

• Driver’s license and personal transportation

• Excellent personal and professional references

• Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work

 

The successful candidate will:

• Be able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks team members

• Adhere to the utmost ethical standards; be intuitive, considerate ,and kind

• Be a team-player, hard-working, and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude; must be

comfortable in a fast-paced environment

• Be inquisitive and imaginative

• Be flexible, optimistic, and constructive, with a good sense of humor

 

About ArtWorks:

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that empowers and inspires the creative

community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education,

community partnerships, and civic engagement. ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make

innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks’ Summer Program

has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 teen Apprentice Artists and 500 professional

artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank

Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

 

Credentials and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management or related field

• 1-3 years’ experience in administrative role

• 1-3 years’ experience project management experience in a non-profit

 

To Apply:  Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to Cori Wolff at Cori@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by September 15, 2014.


 

MUSE: Cincinnati Women's Choir

Managing Director — Posted 08/18/2014 (All day)
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is seeking a managing director. The position oversees all administrative and production aspects of the organization's operations and also leads the organization’s audience development and fundraising activities (dependent upon previous experience). The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directors and collaborates closely with the Artistic Director. 

 

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is a 75 member auditioned choir in the culturally rich city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1983 by Dr. Catherine Roma and currently led by Artistic Director Rhonda Juliano, MUSE is one of the most highly regarded women’s choirs in the nation. MUSE has built a feminist, collaborative culture and developed forms of democratic decision-making. MUSE is committed to increasing the repertoire of choral music for a wide range of women’s voices and seeks to continue the choir’s growth as a diverse musical organization supporting peace and justice issues.  For more information, please see www.musechoir.org. 

Responsibilities: The Managing Director’s job responsibilities include:

- Ensure that detailed objectives in the following general areas are established, implemented (within budget) and evaluated: fundraising and development, marketing, audience development, and merchandising

- Recruit and facilitate the work of volunteers in assisting in overall operations 

- Oversee and coordinate all administrative aspects of the organization's operations and productions

- Oversee creation and management of a donor relations strategy

- Assist in creating and adhering to a budget; track all expenses in adherence with approved budget

- Serve as the choir’s direct liaison for external affairs

 

Hours: Part-Time. Hours are flexible; evening and weekend work required, including but not limited to attendance at rehearsals on Monday evenings, committee and board meetings, concerts, etc; some time required during normal business hours. 

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

- Experience with development and fundraising in a non-profit or arts organization

- Marketing and communications experience, especially related to audience development

- Superior writing, organization and communication skills

- Strong computer skills required. MS Word and Excel required; experience with QuickBooks, Access and database platforms a plus

- Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively in group decision making settings

- Must be flexible, possess a strong work ethic, show initiative, and have the ability to work independently and manage time efficiently

 

Application Information: Applications accepted through September 5th, 2014 (postmark deadline). Applications must include: 

- Cover letter 

- Complete curriculum vitae 

- Names of three references (name with full title, email address, phone number) 

 

Applications may be returned digitally to musemanagingdirectorsearch@gmail.com or by mail to: 

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir 

PO Box 23292 

Cincinnati, OH 45223 

 

Candidates for Managing Director must be committed to the MUSE Philosophy: MUSE is a women’s choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we are feminist women of varied ages, races and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests and life experiences. We are women loving women; we are heterosexual, lesbian and bisexual women united in song. We commission and seek out music composed by women, pieces written to enhance the sound of women’s voices and songs that honor the enduring spirit of all peoples. In performing, we strive for a concert experience that entertains, inspires, motivates, heals and creates a feeling of community with our audience.


 

My Nose Turns Red

Student Intern Positions — Posted 08/15/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus, a non-profit arts organization that has been providing circus training to youth since 1997, seeks college interns during the next two 12- week sessions. Students should be available to work either on Saturday mornings, Saturday afternoons, all day Saturday (9am-3pm) or Wednesday afternoons/early evenings beginning Sept. 20- Dec. 13, 2014 and Jan. 11- March 28, 2015. Students will be asked to assist youth in a variety of circus skills.  No prior experience necessary but theatre, dance and/or gymnastic experience helpful.

Interns will have the opportunity to learn circus skills such as aerial silks, German wheel, and unicycling. They offer a great experience for learning circus skills and mentoring youth. Interns are needed to spot youth; organize equipment for classes, set up/break down, side coach and encourage leadership skills in the Circus Teen Coach Program.  Students will also help backstage for Circ-A-Thon and 2015 Youth Circus Extravaganza at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in March 2015. These are unpaid internships.

For more information, please contact:

Steve Roenker

info@mynoseturnsred.org

859-581-7100


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Arts Education Coordinator — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 09/04/2014

Job Description

Job Description

The Arts Education Coordinator is a full-time position reporting to the Executive Director.  He/she is responsible for coordinating and overseeing a variety of arts education programs for diverse youth and adults in a community-based setting.

Essential Functions:

Art Education Curriculum Planning and Coordination

· Develop a year-round curriculum of visual art classes and workshops for youth and adults and multi-disciplinary summer art camps for youth.

· Partner with area schools, libraries and community organizations to provide outreach arts programs serving many underserved populations.

· Coordinate annual Ohio Arts Council artist-in-residence program.

· Recruit, interview and select contract instructors for the implementation of various arts education classes; train, orientate, supervise, and evaluate contract instructors.

· Manage the program registration process.

· Coordinate annual Student Art Exhibition. 

· Teach occasional art classes and workshops.

 

Coordination of Kennedy Artist Collective, a membership organization fostering artistic growth and creative collaboration for local artists

· Manage new member recruitment and renewal process 

· Working in collaboration with Collective members, coordinate monthly Artist Salons, workshops and other group activities

· Assist with the coordination of annual Kennedy Collective group exhibition

· Act as liaison and manage communications for the group

 

Community Relations, Marketing and Outreach

· Implement marketing strategies to increase enrollment in art programs and promote diverse participation

· Develop and produce course descriptions, program catalogs and promotional materials, as well as related website and social media content.

· Conduct outreach to schools, social organizations and community to encourage participation of underserved populations

· Establish and maintain effective working relationships community groups, agencies, school officials, students and families.

 

Program Evaluation

· Develop and implement program evaluation processes for all arts education programs.

· Maintain systematic collection and tracking of participation and outcome data for all KHAC programs.

· Participate in annual budgeting process and monitor program spending to ensure it stays within the allotted budget.

 

Qualifications:

· A Bachelor’s degree in art, art education or related field; Masters in Art Education preferred.

· Two to three years of professional field experience in the art education arena.

· Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

· Ability to work cooperatively with diverse colleagues, parents, and community members.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimal supervision.

· A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus.

· Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

 

To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve. 


 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Accounting Assistant — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Business Manager
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 09/04/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is has an immediate opening for a Fulltime Accounting Assistant.  

This position is responsible for various administrative functions, including, accounts payable, invoicing, accounts receivable, sales tax and city income tax remittances, posting credit memos, payments and adjustments, bank reconciliations, 1099 reporting and various other office administrative duties.  This is a high energy level position that reports directly to the Business Manager.  There are other duties to be assigned in the course of the normal business day.

Qualifications:  An Associate’s degree in Accounting or certificate in Accounting or Business Administration and 3-4 years of relevant work experience.  Must be able to communicate (both written and oral) with staff and outside agencies in a professional, respectful, and courteous manner and follow all applicable regulatory requirements (federal, state and local). Must have a strong mathematical aptitude, problem solving ability, work with figures accurately, data entry experience and organizational skills.  Proficient experience with automated accounting software, spreadsheet and word processing software required.  Experience with Great Plains, FRx or Management Reporter software a plus. 

This position carries a full benefit package.  

Please submit your resume no later than August 25th, 2014 to Diane Ideker at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park .  diane.ideker@cincyplay.com or mail to:  Accounting Assistant , Attention:  Diane Ideker,  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, PO Box 6537, Cincinnati, OH  45206.  No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

 


 

MYCincinnati (Price Hill Will)

Multiple positions — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Artistic Director

Job Description

Start Date September 2, 2014

Positions and Hours: 

* Orchestra/String Instructor (15 hours a week, M-F, 3-6pm)

* Bucket Drumming Instructor (1 hour a week, 6-7pm on any weekday)

* Choir Director (1 hour a week, Friday 4-5pm)

Will consider highly qualified applications with other specialties


Compensation: 
Paid hourly, inquire for rate


Orchestra Instructor Duties:
 

* Lead three levels of orchestra (beginner to intermediate, all ages)

* Lead sectionals and small ensemble rehearsals

* Take responsibility for fostering a high level of musicianship in students

* Receive teacher training with an open mind and willingness to learn

* Communicate frequently with volunteers and parents

* Help supervise students as they arrive and depart

* Assist program director as needed with additional tasks

* Curriculum design as needed

Choir Director Duties: 

* Lead a group of 40-50 musicians once a week in choir rehearsal

* Choose appropriate repertoire and prepare for performances

Bucket Drumming Instructor Duties: 

* Lead a group of up to15 students once a week for one hour

* Choose appropriate material and prepare for performances


Qualifications:
 

* Must be flexible, patient, and have excellent communication skills

* Comfortable teaching a variety of ages and levels in one group

* Have an understanding of El Sistema and the mission of MYCincinnati

* Experience with group teaching and classroom management preferred

* Candidates who can teach all strings preferred for Orchestra Instructor

* Passion for music, and encouraging of musical excellence in students

* Ability to work as a team, and open to teaching under frequent observation

* Good organizational skills and attention to details

* Some knowledge of Spanish language a plus


To apply
: Please send resume and cover letter to laura@pricehillwill.org. In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in working at MYCincinnati, and what unique talents and abilities you could bring. Upon review, we may contact you to set up a phone or in-person interview. If you have sample teaching videos, please submit those along with your resume and cover letter. 

For more information about MYCincinnati, please visit our website, Facebook Page and YouTube Channel (all can be accessed at www.mycincinnatiorchestra.org).


Please send us your materials ASAP, but no later than Friday, August 22nd.
Thank you!


Price Hill Will does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable laws.


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Gallery Intern — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

Deadline to Apply: September 5, 2014

 

Job Description:

Kennedy Heights Arts Center, a non-profit community arts center, presents rotating art exhibitions featuring professional and emerging artists in a range of media, along with a wide range of arts education programs for youth and adults and cultural events. KHAC seeks an intern to assist with organizing and installing art exhibitions in our gallery. This is a volunteer position.  College credit may be available depending on the requirements of your college or university.  

Responsibilities:

The Gallery Intern will work closely with KHAC staff and guest curators to organize and install exhibitions and plan associated events. Duties will include: working with guest curators to plan and organize exhibitions; communicating with participating artists; cataloguing and receiving artwork; assisting with art installation; staffing the gallery; creating and distributing publicity information; and coordinating artist talks and other events associated with the exhibitions. Intern will have primary responsibility for curating our annual Student Art Exhibition, including soliciting and selecting works from area schools and installing the show.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and a creative thinker with excellent written and oral communication skills. Educational training in art/art history and prior experience in a gallery setting are desirable.  

 

Days/Hours of Work

This internship is the academic year, September 2014 to May 2015. Hours can be scheduled on Saturdays between 11:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesdays through Fridays between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Must be able to work on Saturdays. The work schedule will be set based on intern’s availability; about 10-12 hours per week. 

 

TO APPLY:    

Individuals with the required skills who are interested in gaining work experience in a gallery setting, adding work samples to their portfolio and making a meaningful contribution should apply. Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position to:  ellen@kennedyarts.org 


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Arts Educators (Contracted Positions) — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

The Kennedy Heights Arts Center (KHAC) is seeking qualified art educators to teach various visual art classes for youth and adults on location at KHAC.  We are also seeking instructors to lead seasonal outreach programs at area schools and branch library locations.

 

Qualified applicants must either hold either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Art Education or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Fine Arts with prior experience teaching visual art to elementary-aged children.

 

Please send a letter of intent, resume, and 3 references.  Please also include 3 images of professional artwork and/or 3 images of past student artwork to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org


 

ArtWorks

Executive Assistant/Office Manager — Posted 08/13/2014 - 10:01am
Reports To: CEO and Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 08/22/2014

Job Description

Hours:  Full time, 40 hours/week

Salary: $25,000 annually plus benefits

Start Date: Mid-August to Early September

Location: ArtWorks Administrative Offices, 20 East Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202 

 

Overview:

The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will serve as a core member of the administration team, working closely with the CEO to facilitate management of CEO’s daily work activities including internal and external communications between ArtWorks staff, Board of Trustees, visitors, community partners, etc. Act as an integral team member of the Human Resource team along with the Finance Manager to process all hiring and onboarding needs, as well as additional employee and office paperwork. Responsibilities will also include maintaining office organization, vendor contacts and supplies, as well as providing ongoing organizational support across departments and for the entire office.

 

Main Interface: Job Tasks + Responsibilities

CEO:

· Answer and manage incoming calls for entire office; transcribe CEO's messages and voicemails

· Coordinate and maintain CEO’s calendar and appointments for both internal and external meetings

· Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents

· Prepare CEO for meetings as needed; this includes conducting research, assembling and analyzing data, preparing reports, presentations and documents as requested

· Serve as CEO’s  liaison at meetings as needed

· Organize and maintain paper and electronic files for record keeping purposes

· Assistance with project research as needed across departments

· Welcome and interact with incoming visitors and clientele

· With the CEO manage and track the Administrative budget

 

Board of Trustees:

· Serve as key staff contact for the Board of Trustees and Board committees 

· Arrange and schedule Board and committee meetings – working in tandem with the Committee Chair

· Prepare agendas and disseminate information for Board and committee meetings as needed

· Record, transcribe, and distribute Board meeting minutes

· Manage Board/Trustee files and databases

 

Staff/Office:

· Communicate and coordinate with internal staff at all levels

· Order and prepare food for various meetings; organize meeting space and materials; and clean up after

· Answer incoming calls and provide information/assistance to route caller to the appropriate staff member; take phone/visitor messages and distribute to appropriate staff, as needed

· Manage shared office calendar; coordinate Staff work schedules for appointments and meetings, as needed

· Coordinate monthly staff meetings 

· Order and coordinate in-office lunches and related events, as needed

· Manage and maintain office equipment and technology

· Manage office IT, building maintenance and cleaning, and other professional services

· Manage and maintain office supplies; develop systems for ordering/tracking as needed

· Maintain office plants and decorations- artwork, awards, etc.

· Manage the upkeep of communal kitchen, office and storage rooms

· Assistance with departmental and organization-wide special events and programs

· Assistance with detailed tasks related to various work-related initiatives 

· Other duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities:   

· Excellent written and oral communications skills;

· Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision making skills;

· Exercises discretion and good judgment;

· Manages sensitive and confidential information with integrity;

· Excellent interpersonal skills and tactfulness when dealings with others

· Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds; 

· Ability to give direction to and manage others well;

· Comfortable working with Trustees, volunteers, individuals, clients and Staff; 

· Knowledgeable in various technology and be able to troubleshoot issues;

· Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, etc;

· Some knowledge in Photoshop and Illustrator;

· Driver’s license and personal transportation; 

· Excellent personal and professional references;

· Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work as needed.

 

The successful candidate will be:  

· Able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks team-members;

· Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, intuitive, considerate and kind;

· An excellent representative of ArtWorks;

· Adaptable and versatile, able to work simultaneously on several teams;

· A hard-working, team-player with a “can do” attitude; must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines;

· Inquisitive and imaginative;

· Patient, resilient and proactive;

· Flexible, optimistic, constructive, with a good sense of humor.

 

Credentials and Experience:

· 1-3 years administrative and/or executive assistant experience

· Office management and Human Resources experience a plus

· Bachelor’s Degree ideal

 

About ArtWorks:

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.  ArtWorks’ Pubic Art Initiative creates innovate works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth and professional artists.  ArtWorks’ ArtRx, transforms the lives of patients and their families through the healing power of art. Through Creative Enterprise, SpringBoard provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks is generously funded by many community supporters including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

 

ArtWorks 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: please submit resume and cover letter to coconnor@artworkscincinnati.org by Friday, August 22, 2014.  No Phone Calls Please.


 

Melodic Connections

Music Therapist — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

Contact Information:  Email current resume and cover letter to: 

Betsey Zenk Nuseibeh, Executive Director 

betsey.zenk@yahoo.com

 

Description:

Melodic Connections has an immediate opening for a full-time music therapist.

Position:

Melodic Connections is a non-profit agency providing music therapy services to Greater Cincinnati through group sessions at our studio, local schools and after school programs.  Populations are primarily children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Seeking a creative, motivated music therapist with excellent interpersonal skills.  Experience leading groups and with DD population preferred. 

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Open until filled.  Starting date as soon as possible.  

 

Requirements:

The qualified applicant is MT-BC or eligible to take exam. Exceptional time management skills needed. Good driving record and reliable transportation a must.

 

URL:

www.MelodicConnections.org

 

Studio Location:

Melodic Connections

4527 Reading Road

Cincinnati, OH  45229

888-858-3048


 

Uptown Arts

Registrar (Part-Time) — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

PART TIME position to welcome 5-10 year old city kids to Uptown Arts, an after-school arts program at Liberty & Main Streets in downtown Cincinnati. We're looking for a friendly, detail oriented, multi-tasker who is able to work at a fast pace, has excellent phone skills and 3 or more years experience working in an office or teaching. College degree required.Starts in Sept. through late May. Hours are 2:00-6:00 pm Tues. through Fri., and 8:30-12:30 Sat. mornings. Pay rate is $17/hour.   Email resume and cover letter in a Word document to dickr@uptownarts.org.  No phone calls, please.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Services Assistant/Front Lot Attendant — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 09/04/2014

Job Description

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the part-time Visitor Services Assistant/Front Lot Attendant will have responsibility for greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. In addition, the part-time visitor services assistant works in the front parking booth and will greet visitors as they enter the Art Museum. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: directing vehicles to the parking lot, distributing and taking parking tickets, greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. Also, the part-time visitor services assistant will occasionally work in the galleries.

Position 1: 

Thursdays 10:15-2:15

Fridays 10:30-5:15

*Must also be available to work any Saturday needed.

Applicants must be available over the November and December holidays.

Ideal candidates would also be available for additional shifts (weekday/evening) when needed.

The schedule is a permanent one (it does not fluctuate) and all candidates must meet the criteria above to be considered for either of the openings. The hourly rate is $8 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.  We do ask for a one-year commitment before applying for any other positions within the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public. In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary.

A cover letter, resume, and professional references should be submitted to: Human Resources Department, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596. Fax: (513) 639-2932 or email to humanresources@cincyart.org

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Services Assistants/Front Lot Attendants-Temporary — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate temporary openings for part-time Visitor Services Assistants/Front Lot Attendants in the Visitor Services Department. The duration of these positions will start Saturday August 30, 2014 through Sunday, November 16, 2014.

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the part-time Visitor Services Assistant/Front Lot Attendant will have responsibility for greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. In addition, the part-time visitor services assistant works in the front parking booth and will greet visitors as they enter the Art Museum. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: directing vehicles to the parking lot, distributing and taking parking tickets, greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. Also, the part-time visitor services assistant will occasionally work in the galleries.

Position 1: 

Tues, Thurs, Sat; 10:45-5:15, 30 minute break

Position 2:

Wed, Fri, Sun; 10:45-5:15, 30 minute break

Position 3: 

Tues, Thurs, Sat; 10:45-5:15, 30 minute break

Position 4: 

Wed, Fri, Sun; 10:45-5:15, 30 minute break

*Must also be available to work any Saturday needed.

Applicants must be available over the November and December holidays.

Ideal candidates would also be available for additional shifts (weekday/evening) when needed.

The schedule is a permanent one (it does not fluctuate) and all candidates must meet the criteria above to be considered for either of the openings. The hourly rate is $8 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.  We do ask for a one-year commitment before applying for any other positions within the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public. In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary.

A cover letter, resume, and professional references should be submitted to: Human Resources Department, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596. Fax: (513) 639-2932 or email to humanresources@cincyart.org

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Sous Chef (Part-Time) — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Reports To: Hospitality Manager
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Sous Chef for the Museum’s Terrace Café and Catering Departments.

Responsibilities: The Sous Chef will share in the responsibility for daily preparation of food items including baked goods. Assist in the development and execution of the menu to ensure a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. 

Working under the direction of the Executive Chef & the Hospitality Manager, general responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

• Comply with Standards of Service and assist in assuring the same from all kitchen employees.

• Assist in managing day-to-day operation of the kitchen, coordinate food production schedules and ensure highest level of food quality, taste, and presentation.

• Participate in actual food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.

• Track food cost and design cost controls.

• Ensures that all kitchen employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards. 

• In conjunction with the Executive Chef & the Hospitality Manager, will help establish goals for the kitchen and resolve problems.

• Anticipate trends and enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving innovations.

• Strict adherence to health department food handling guidelines. 

• In conjunction with the Executive Chef and the Hospitality Manager, develop menus & create and ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications. Train kitchen staff on all new menus. 

• Maintain effective communication within the kitchen as well as FOH and event staff; be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns.  Work to resolve problems.

• Maintain effective working relationship with Art Museum staff and Art Museum departments.

• Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business. 

• Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwash. 

Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. A degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Restaurant Management from an accredited culinary school is desirable. 

Resume can be submitted by mail, email or fax sent to The Cincinnati Art Museum, Attention: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Email: humanresources@cincyart.org Fax: 513.639.2932. An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available.  No phone calls, please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Museum Gift Shop Assistant — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full time (35 hours per week) Museum Gift Shop Assistant.

 

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Art Museum gift shop manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:

 

· Providing excellent customer service to the visitors of the Art Museum

· Assisting floor coordinator with stocking and merchandising the gift shops

· Assisting in opening and closing the shops daily

· Tracking all damaged merchandise for inventory

· Handling and shipping out all mail orders

· Managing the online store and completing all internet sales

· Assisting with all aspects of special events and satellite shops.

· Assisting with annual inventory process

· Researching artists, brands, books, etc.

· Maintaining records and budgets for volunteers

· Assisting retail manager with general administrative duties, which includes shop    signage, ordering office supplies, creating sales orders, purchase orders, filing, and researching distributors for book orders

· Primarily responsible for the point of sale (POS) system.  

· Responsible for staff, stocking merchandise, and the overall success of the new kiosk at Kenwood Mall.

 

*Must also be available to work occasional weekends and / or holidays. 

 

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public. In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary. Must be able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds and handle some physical labor.

 

A cover letter, resume, and professional references should be submitted to: Human Resources Department, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596. Fax: (513) 639-2932 or email to humanresources@cincyart.org. No phone calls, please. 

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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. 


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Curatorial Assistant — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/03/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum seeks applicants for the position of Curatorial Assistant. This is a permanent, full-time, and exempt staff position with an excellent benefit package.

Position Overview:

The Curatorial Assistant works directly with the curator of fashion arts and textiles. This position is responsible for the research, documentation, care, exhibition, and preservation of works of art in the permanent collection; various responsibilities related to the implementation of temporary exhibitions, and organizational tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

· Researches and documents objects in the curatorial collections.

· Assists in the development and installation of temporary exhibitions and the permanent collections.

· Attends curatorial and exhibition planning meetings as assigned.

· Assists with photography of permanent collection objects.

· Assists with the mounting of permanent collection objects; basic sewing skills required.

· Assists in the acquisition of objects for the permanent collections, including research and cataloging duties as assigned.

· Assists in writings grants to support research activities.

· Potentially writes for publications.

· Lectures to museum audiences and other appropriate venues.

· Educates docents and volunteers with regards to the division’s collections and temporary exhibitions.

· Meets with visiting scholars to review permanent collections when appropriate.

· Attends special events related to curatorial division activities as assigned.

· Supervises departmental interns and volunteers as assigned.

· Visits public and private collections as necessary. 

· Attends meetings, lectures, and exhibitions as assigned.

· Maintains organization of departmental files.

· Other special projects or departmental duties as assigned.

 

Other Responsibilities

· Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.

· Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.

· Provides excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of Cincinnati Art Museum.

· Maintains confidentiality.

· Follows CAM protocols, procedures, rules and policies.

Requirements

B.A. in fashion history or related field; Museum experience is preferred.  

Skills necessary: Basic sewing skills required. A proven ability to work collaboratively and successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs.Ability to read and interpret documents; ability to write documents, business correspondence, lectures, and articles; ability to effectively present information; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, collectors, dealers, personnel, visitors, and the general public. Must have strong capabilities in giving lectures and general public speaking.  

To Apply:

The position will remain open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary requirements to: Human Resources Dept., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Fax: 513-639-2932 or email to humanresources@cincyart.org

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

ArtWorks

Mural Tour Guides (Adult and Youth Apprentice Both Needed) — Posted 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 08/31/2014

Job Description

Deadline to apply: ArtWorks is considering applications through the end of August.  Applying early is encouraged!

 

Description:

Have an interest in public speaking? Love sharing art with others?  Starting in October, ArtWorks will be offering walking tours of our murals located downtown and in Over-the-Rhine.  ArtWorks is looking for responsible and mature individuals with a passion for the arts, an enthusiasm for Cincinnati history, and the ability to tell a good story.  Tour guides must have a flexible schedule and be able to give 2-4 tours per month as needed.  Tour guides need to be able to stay on their feet for at least 2 hours at a time and in any weather condition. Adult tour guides will volunteer alongside paid youth Apprentice tour guides to give tours to the general public as well as private groups. Tours will run seasonally from April to November, kicking off this October and November before taking a break for the winter. Only ArtWorks youth Apprentices who have worked on an ArtWorks mural project within the past two years are eligible to apply for the youth Apprentice tour guide position. 

 

For additional information including the tour guide application please visit our website:

Adult Volunteer application http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/volunteer-tour-guide-application/ 

Youth Apprentice application http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/apprentice-guide-candidates/ 

 

Please direct any questions to tours@artworkscincinnati.org


 

Cincy Summer Streets

Volunteers Needed — Posted 08/08/2014 - 8:00am
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 08/20/2014

Job Description

Cincy Summer Streets - first ever Summer Streets event in Northside Sunday August 24, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. A one mile stretch of major streets will be closed to cars to allow for biking, walking, running with fun, free activities (lots of art-making!) along the route. CIncy Summer Streets is looking for volunteers for 2 or 3 hour shifts starting at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Volunteers can greet participants, assist activity organizers or serve as a "runner."  Event info: www.cincysummerstreets.org Volunteer signup: http://vols.pt/pq1LJ8   Minimum age requirement is 16, younger with an adult. Students can also receive Community Service hours for volunteering. 

 

Please feel free to forward to anyone you know who lives near the area or who might be interested in volunteering for an event like this. Thanks in advance for helping to spread the word.


 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Artistic Administration — Posted 08/06/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Vice President and General Manager
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 08/31/2014

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 Director of Artistic Administration helps 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 cross-functionally to direct all aspects of artistic planning and administration of the CSO and May Festival (MF).  Key characteristics of the ideal candidate include adaptability, creativity, curiosity, intellect and strategic insight.

 

The Director of Artistic Administration reports to the Vice President & General Manager, supervises the Assistant Artistic Administrator and Artistic Dept. intern/s, and acts as a direct liaison with members of the senior management team.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

· Plan engaging and artistically significant programming for the CSO and MF, in coordination with the Music Directors, guest conductors, soloists and choruses for all CSO and May Festival subscription concerts, as well as CSO Gala, Messiah, Classical Roots, and special concerts, plus tours and recording projects

· Engage guest artists/conductors for all such programs; negotiate contracts and riders to maximize artistic goals while balancing financial parameters

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

· Work with CSO/MF staff and Musicians’ Advisory Committee to track qualitative project metrics and conduct post-initiative evaluations; report results

· Coordinate guest artist appearances to benefit goals in other areas, such as development, marketing, and education, being sure these appearances are part of contract negotiations

· Contract for and manage production deadlines for commissioned works, in cooperation with the Principal Librarian, including instrumentation, music copying and delivery

· Advise on the commissioning of new music and search for new compositions

· Actively search for new guest artists and conductors for possible appearances with the CSO

· Develop relationships with artists that position the CSO and MF as a welcoming, world-class performance environment; supervise logistical follow-up as it relates to the Music Director, guest conductors, soloists and visiting composers, including visas, hotels, transportation, rehearsal orders, rehearsal and performance schedules, hospitality, etc. 

· Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements, Skills, Background:

· At least 4-5 years experience in artistic administration or related field with proven track record of qualitative results; non-profit or performing arts experience mandatory

· Creative, forward-leaning, adaptable to change

· Bachelor’s degree

 

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

Please send cover letter, résumé 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 Artistic Administration” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Grants Manager / Editor / Researcher (revised/reposted) — Posted 08/06/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Associate Director of Development
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 08/30/2014

Job Description

Position Overview: The Grants Manager/Editor/Researcher is the lead writer for the development department, including grantwriting, donor communication publications, acknowledgement letters and solicitations. She/he manages the grants calendar and ensures all deadlines are met. Additionally, she/he conducts prospect research and develops Prospect Profiles on foundations, corporations, individuals and government sources of funding. The Grants Manager/Editor/Researcher is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

 

Position Responsibilities:

· Manages the bi-annual ArtsWave proposal process and off-year report, including:

o Coordinating reporting and surveying needs with marketing, education, production, finance and other departments to ensure successful data tracking of ArtsWave Outcome priorities.

o Writing the proposal and creating appropriate charts and infographics that strengthen and support the argument.

· Manages the Foundation and Government grant program, including identification and cultivation of new prospects, grant writing, reporting and grant fulfillment. Specific proposals include the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council, among others.

· Cultivates and stewards new and current grant funders.

· Working with the Major Gifts Director, writes sponsorship proposals for production and education sponsorships.

· Working with the Individual Giving/Stewardship Manager, writes donor communications including acknowledgement and solicitation letters, BOY Cards, Centerstage Newsletter, the Annual Report and others.

· Serves as the department’s lead researcher, utilizing Wealth Engine On-line, Guidestar and other resources to gather intelligence and prepare Profile Reports on previously identified individual and corporate prospects.

· Develops an ongoing qualified prospect list of foundation and government funders through appropriate research.

· Conducts other duties as assigned by the Associate Development Director.

 

Skills Required:

· Exceptional writing skills required.

· 1-3 years of Grant writing experience preferred.

· Work experience in an arts environment preferred.

· Strong organizational skills including careful attention to detail.

· Strong verbal communication skills and project management skills.

· Strong research skills and an inquisitive nature preferred.

· Ability to manage large amounts of information and keep accurate and well-organized records and files.

· Strong computer skills including high proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Outlook required.

· Professionalism to successfully work with board level volunteers and high-level donors.

· A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage several priorities on a regular basis.

· Desire to be an integral member of a high functioning development team.

· A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

To Apply:

Submit your cover letter, resume and three references to:

Jay B. Kalagayan

Associate Director of Development

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

962 Mt. Adams Circle

Cincinnati, OH 45202

or
Jay.kalagayan@cincyplay.com

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.


 

Miami University

Assistant Director for Event Production - Armstrong Student Center — Posted 08/05/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Associate Director of the Armstrong Student Center
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 08/30/2014

Job Description

Duties:

This position extends the professional staff presence in the Armstrong Student Center to support student staff working during evening and weekend hours. This position is expected to be a primary resource for questions related to the capacity and operation of building audio/visual equipment and technology used during events. The regular work schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday with hours beginning in the afternoon and extending into the evening. Hours may vary with event schedule and during the summer. The Assistant Director for Event Production reports to the Associate Director of the Armstrong Student Center.

 

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director are

· Directly supervise and schedule a diverse group of student Event Production Team Members; developing student leadership skills and teaching student organizations how to run successful events

· Facilitate effective evening and weekend events by ensuring accurate setups and assisting in resolving event production and technology issues as they arise

· Work closely with campus partners and outside vendors to ensure smooth operation of audio/visual and computer equipment during events

· Coordinate high quality customer service to patrons utilizing the facilities, services and events 

· Manage entire event production process ensuring successful events

· Coordinate details with Armstrong Student Center colleagues, Carillon Catering and Conference Services to arrange event setup and support

· Act as an on-site liaison for event planners with Miami University Police Department, third party vendors and Physical Facilities providing services for events 

· Work closely with Conference Services, Advancement, Admissions and Orientation in executing university events

· Respond to emergencies and provide support to student Building Managers 

· Apply policies equitably and recognize unusual circumstances

· Work on a team and with students in a collaborative environment 

· Provide leadership and personal development opportunities for student staff 

· Other duties and as required  

 

Basic Qualifications:

Master's Degree in related field and at least two years of experiences which provide the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

· Demonstrated experience working with students 

· Demonstrated experience facilitating event production, setups and implementation

· Familiarity with event sound and light equipment

· Advanced understanding of Windows and Mac environments

· Demonstrated experience providing outstanding customer service

· Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing

· Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

· Must be willing and able to work outside of regularly scheduled hours as needed to support events and activities

· Must be willing to be on-call 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience in a higher education environment.

· Advanced experience working with projection, sound and lighting equipment

· Knowledge of union policies and procedures related to event production and customer service

· Experience facilitating student programming

· Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

 

Miami University is a state-assisted comprehensive university located in southwestern Ohio. Established in 1809, Miami began collegiate instruction in 1824; since that time, Miami has grown to an enrollment of more than 20,000 students on five campuses. The central campus is in Oxford, a small city located 35 miles north of Cincinnati and 45 miles southwest of Dayton. Regional campuses are located in three nearby cities, Hamilton, Middletown and Westchester, and a European Center in Luxembourg.  

 

To Apply: Submit resume online at www.miamiujobs.com. Applicants must include a cover letter and list of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

 

Start date: Negotiable

 

For any questions please feel free to contact Katie Wilson, director of the Armstrong Student Center at wilso106@miamioh.edu or (513) 529-2270.

 

Compensation

Twelve month, full-time position

Salary commensurate with experience 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

 

Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke-free campuses.  Right to Know — Consumer Information http://www.miami.muohio.edu/about-miami/publications-and-policies/student-consumer-info/index.html. Hard copy upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.

Resources & Information for Applicants:  http://www.MiamiOH.edu/oeeo/infoandresources-applicants 


 

MUSE: Cincinnati Women's Choir

Auditions Open for New Choral Members — Posted 08/01/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 08/14/2014

Job Description

Whether singing on the steps of City Hall, Fountain Square or in a “concert setting”, MUSE can be heard as a beacon of musical excellence and social change in Cincinnati and beyond.  

For 31 years MUSE has raised her voice for justice and we would like to add yours!  We will be holding auditions for the 32nd season on Saturday, August 16 from 9 am – 3 pm. at St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church, 320 Resor Ave, Clifton. 

 

Don't wait until the last minute to get your audition spot! If you've ever wanted to join a vibrant choral community, now is the time. MUSE Cincinnati's Women's Choir invites you to audition with us and come celebrate our 32nd Season in song!

 

Walk-ins cannot be accommodated due to the nature of the audition process.

 

MUSE is dedicated to musical excellence and social change. We are women of diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives awakening awareness with our voices. Your talent, enthusiasm and presence are welcome! 

 

We'll give you something to sing about - Come harmonize for peace and justice. Join MUSE for a season of fun, friends and most of all music! 

 

 

To schedule an audition or find out more, complete the audition request form online at www.musechoir.org or call 221-1118.


 

Taft Museum of Art

PR and Marketing Assitant (Part-Time) — Posted 08/01/2014 - 11:00am
Reports To: Director of PR and Marketing
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 08/20/2014

Job Description

The Taft Museum of Art is seeking a part-time PR and Marketing Assistant with excellent writing and organizational skills. This position will play a critical support role within the department. 

Responsibilities

*  Updating Taft website and creating new pages using Word Press.

*  Writing copy and designing email news in Mail Chimp.

*  Drafting collateral materials, including brochures, newsletters, and invitations.

*  Implementing social media plan. 

*  Updating calendar listings. 

*  Logging and filing media archive files.

*  Assisting with events as needed.

*  Other duties as assigned.


Skills

*  Interest in social media marketing. 

*  Excellent communication skills. 

*  Solid computer skills are necessary, including proficiency in Word Press and Mail Chimp.

*  Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and independently. 

Hours and compensation

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

*  This position is for 12 hours/week, divided among two days.

*  Pay is $15 per hour.


Education: A bachelor’s degree or currently a senior undertaking a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or related field of study.

To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to ecaro@taftmuseum.org. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Start date is September 2, 2014. 

 

The Taft Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

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.


 

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.


 

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. 

 


 

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 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.