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As a free service to the community, ArtsWave offers a list of jobs available in the arts and culture sector.  The postings reflect a variety of job opportunities from volunteer and part-time jobs to full-time executive-level positions. In an effort to keep the public informed about the new positions, we also offer a free weekly e-mail reminder for those interested in receiving the updates.

If you are an arts organization interested in posting a job, please send the full job description and point(s) of contact for the position in a Word document to leyla.shokoohe@theartswave.org.

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Middletown Arts Center

Program Coordinator

Posted:
Jul 1, 2016
Job Title: Program Coordinator    
Location: Middletown Arts Center 130 N. Verity Parkway, Middletown Ohio 45042 
Hours: Salaried Part Time 20-25 hours per week 
Reports to: Executive Director 
Application Process: Please submit resume and cover letter as attachments to Hilary Nauman, Executive Director at hilarynauman@middletownartscenter.com

Purpose: The Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the Art Education and Interactive Art programming for the center. The Program Coordinator is the primary contact for all class, workshop, outreach and event Instructors. The Programming Coordinator also oversees social media accounts and assists with grant writing.

Responsibilities:

Education
· Works with Executive Director in the development of classes, workshops and events
· Works with Executive Director in the hiring of prospective instructors
· Advertises for and interviews all prospective instructors
· Communicates information with Instructors
· Creates and maintains contracts with all instructors
· Contacts instructors for updates to class schedules, bios, and related information
· Periodically reviews salary structure of Instructors and recommends changes to ED
· Manages with Assistant Director all aspects of the scholarship competition and Tomorrow’s Artist Today Exhibition.
· Develops and coordinates ‘Art on the Go’ programming for use of the MAC Mobile
· Assists with writing and sending periodical Press Releases announcing new classes, start of new sessions, workshops, etc.
· Schedules workshops, classes and events
· Determines costs involved with programs and works with the Executive Director to establish the tuition to be charged
· Assists the Executive Director with fulfilling workshop requirements, including equipment, setup, models, transportation for instructor(s) if needed
· Works with the Treasurer and Executive Director to develop an annual workshop budget
· Prepares with the Treasurer and Executive Director an annual school budget

Enrollment
· Periodically reviews the Center’s tuition structure in comparison with similar organizations in the area and makes recommendations to the Executive Director 
· Organizes periodic meetings with Enrollment Committee to discuss updates etc.
· Notes trends in class registration and discusses with ED & Enrollment Committee

General
· Maintains all social media for announcements, updates, correspondence, postings, etc.
· Attends exhibit reception openings
· Coordinates and writes grants for Programming
· Prepares reports
· Attends regular staff meetings
· Meets weekly with ED

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities:
· Passion for Art Education and sharing art with the community
· Excellent communication and organization skills
· Ease in meeting people and developing new relationships
· Ability to think creatively and adapt to changing needs
· Confidence in recruiting and working with Artists and Educators
· Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at the same time

About the Middletown Arts Center:

Our Mission
The Middletown Arts Center's mission is to promote Art in our community and create learning opportunities.

Our Vision
The Middletown Arts Center will be the leading art education center within our served area, which is within a 50-mile radius of Middletown. While maintaining our diverse curriculum, we will grow by implementing the following: a) Increase community recognition by establishing a greater public presence and creating opportunities to broadcast our purpose. b) Expand services to address our patrons’ unmet needs, including after-school youth programs, student mentoring, and partnering with public schools to complement their art programs. c) Extend our resources by integrating more volunteers into our programs and operations. d) Become financially secure by increasing student enrollment; by increasing revenues from sponsorships, grants and donors; and by increasing public participation in our community events.

ArtsWave

Marketing Specialist

Posted:
Jul 1, 2016
Position: Marketing Specialist

Position Purpose
Reporting to the Communications and Marketing Director, and also working closely with the CEO, the Marketing Specialist will coordinate and advance key collaborative arts marketing initiatives that engage ArtsWave donors and the general public in the arts, and that raise awareness of the Cincinnati region as an arts destination. S/he will help strategize and implement a variety of tactics, including those that leverage technology, data, and consumer insights to increase awareness and engagement. S/he will also provide marketing support to our cross-promotions with major business and civic partners and to ArtsWave’s annual fundraising campaigns, including responsibilities related to the ArtsPass donor benefit program.

Reports to: Communications and Marketing Director

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

* For assigned projects, help define overarching goals, articulate tactical plans, and manage key business KPIs, ultimately with an eye on loyalty metrics and overall growth of the ArtsWave Community Campaign.
* Act as ArtsWave’s expert liaison to the cultural tourism marketing collaboration with the Regional Tourism Network, and as intermediary to participating arts organizations.
* Help advance projects related to local arts consumer data aggregation and analysis.
* Participate in strategic planning, implementation and tracking for projects that leverage new technologies and digital media to facilitate arts engagement.
* Work with volunteers from arts, business and start-up communities to collaboratively realize opportunities for audience and community development through the arts.
* Help evolve the features and attributes of ArtsWave’s signature donor-benefit programs, including the ArtsWave ArtsPass and CincYPerks, so that they appeal to increasing numbers of donors.
* Grow revenue derived from donor-benefits programs through increased usage, retention rates, bulk sales, cross-promotions, and follow-on contribution opportunities.
* Develop and execute marketing plans for curation and packaging of the region’s cultural offerings for targeted donor groups and market segments.
* Monitor project budgets and expenses as directed.
* Update project-related content on websites as directed.
* Work with Directors of Information Technology and Business Analytics to ensure optimal use of CRM system and to extract analyze data to determine ways to increase revenue and better understand our constituents.
* Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events, and at workplace giving campaigns at major employers.

Required Competencies:

* The right person for this role is passionate about the arts, curious about our community, organized to get things done, and data-driven.
* Attention to detail, high standards and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
* Exceptional time-management skills.
* Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
* Ability to identify and solve highly ambiguous problems.
* Maturity, sound judgment and professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is a plus.
* 5+ years of marketing experience, including traditional and digital strategies and analytics.
* Relevant experience in one or more areas: destination marketing, marketing analytics and insights, loyalty programs, affinity group marketing, online fundraising, CRM management.
* Track record of successful project management involving multiple stakeholders.
* Experience identifying insights and utilizing owned, earned and paid media channels.
* Excellent written and oral communications, presentation, project management, creative thinking, collaborative leadership, and problem solving skills.
* Strong digital and social media marketing background.
* MS Office and PowerPoint required
* Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop helpful.
* Familiarity with HTML, video creation/editing, and digital photography desired

About ArtsWave


With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts— music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more —create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. 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

Send resume and cover letter to alecia.kintner@theartswave.org by July 25. Please use the words "Marketing Specialist" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide writing samples, references and salary requirements.

ArtsWave

Director of Individual and Leadership Giving

Posted:
Jul 1, 2016
Position: Director of Individual and Leadership Giving

Position Purpose

Reports to: President & CEO

The Director of Individual and Leadership Giving serves as an integral member of ArtsWave's senior management team, developing and executing strategies that achieve continued growth in contributed income each year and maintain a donor-centric organizational culture. This Director has primary contact with our highly valued individual leadership donors, prospects, and volunteers, and manages a full spectrum of engagement andn stewardship activities. S/he plays a leadership role in directing the Development/Communications department, helping to ensure the integration of workplace campaigns and corporate partnerships with major gift, affinity group, residential and impact-driven fundraising and communications efforts.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Individual and Leadership Giving Oversight

* Manage and lead all aspects of establishing, maintaining and growing new focus areas on Leadership, Residential and Affinity Group Giving to ArtsWave that presently generate approximately $4 million toward annual fundraising goals.
* Assist the CEO and Community Campaign Chair in establishing, reaching and exceeding annual goals related to revenue and membership in leadership, residential and affinity groups; coordinate or oversee these annual campaign tactics.
* Serve as primary staff liaison to key volunteers and assigned steering committees.
* Play an active role in donor stewardship to promote and sustain the relationships on which philanthropic gifts are based.
* Plan and execute opportunities for special engagement of leadership donors and prospects including personal invitations to quarterly event series and other VIP activities.
* Manage communications throughout the year to Leadership donors and prospects and identify additional opportunities for recognition or outreach.
* Conduct planning, donor research, and develop strategy that enables campaign volunteers to assist in major or special gifts fundraising efforts within their neighborhoods, workplaces and professional affiliations, and other affinity groups.
* Oversee, support and build existing and new affinity groups, including Women’s Leadership Roundtable, Circle of African American Leaders, and YP Advisory Board.
* Provide input to the development and use of new technologies to compel and enable giving.
* Respond to planned giving inquires; help shape future strategies and cultivate opportunities for encouraging planned gifts and building endowment programs.

Corporate Campaign Integration

* Work with Corporate Campaign and Communications teams to infuse leadership and affinity group messaging and tactics in workplace campaigns to attain divisional and overall giving goals.
* Manage the Major Gifts, Arts Board and Arts Sector divisions on the campaign in conjunction with campaign cabinet volunteers and solicitors.
* Manage a select number of workplace divisions/accounts with opportunities for deeper engagement in collaboration with the Campaign team.
* Work with Community Campaign Chair, divisional volunteers, and staff to identify Major Gift prospect list, create appeals, make calls and close the gift.
* Retain and cultivate a portfolio of key donors and prospects. Personally initiate and cultivate ongoing relationships with constituents that enhance the donor’s commitment and loyalty to ArtsWave; assist the CEO in doing the same.

Constituent Relationship Management and Reporting
* Working with the Director of Business Analytics, track and report leadership giving progress using CRM and dashboard systems; produce regular productivity reports for each volunteer and each division as appropriate.
* Record all donor touches and significant communications in CRM database throughout the year and uphold this expectation for all direct reports.
* Maintain individual prospect tracking system for CEO, Campaign Chair, and campaign volunteer leadership.
* Conduct systematic prospect research through scans and research of the region’s high net worth individuals and discern advantageous connections among key stakeholders.

Internal Collaboration and Management
* Oversee the day-to-day activities of assigned areas including budgeting and planning.
* Collaborate with the Campaign Director and Director of Communications & Marketing to integrate development and marketing functions, production of targeted communications and provision of meaningful donor and loyalty benefits.
* Hire, supervise, train and develop staff and interns with focus on individual giving.
* Promote a culture of high performance, innovation and continuous improvement that values collaboration and a commitment to excellence.
* Manage conflict; remediate and correct performance when necessary.

Required Competencies:
* Proven fundraiser and leader with exceptional donor service/ relationship-building skills, including careful listening and responsiveness to individual donor needs and interests.
* Demonstrated success persuading and influencing groups and individuals to support the arts through ArtsWave, including personally soliciting significant major gifts.
* Ability to identify and leverage opportunities for deepening connections to prospective donors, including leveraging external resources.
* Skills and confidence to gain the respect of high-performing Board and volunteers.
* Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in a warm and professional manner.
* Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to problem solve, including trying new approaches and driving innovation.
* Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and establish and meet deadlines.
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with others, other departments within the organization, and with other organizations and entities.
* Openness to new ideas and continual process improvement.
* Maturity, sound judgment and professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.

Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 4-5 years in a fast paced development office.
* Proven ability to manage and grow an annual giving or leadership program.
* A strong record of working effectively with high net worth individuals and senior business executives, preferably in Greater Cincinnati.
* Current knowledge of trends in philanthropy.
* Strong proficiency in all MS Office programs including PowerPoint and excel, and experience with CRM systems.
* Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends at ArtsWave events and represent ArtsWave at the performances and events of our arts/cultural partners.

About ArtsWave

With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts— music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more —create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. 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

Send resume and cover letter to alecia.kintner@theartswave.org by July 25. Please use the words "Individual Giving" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide writing samples, references and salary requirements.

ArtsWave

Manager, Corporate and Employee Engagement

Posted:
Jul 1, 2016
Position: Manager, Corporate & Employee Engagement

About ArtsWave

ArtsWave is the Greater Cincinnati region’s leading local arts agency and the largest united arts campaign in the nation.

ArtsWave raises funds and provides services for 100 arts organizations with the help of tens of thousands of donors and volunteers. Through its grants and services, ArtsWave amplifies the impact of arts organizations so that our entire region benefits from more vibrant neighborhoods and more connected people.

As a pioneer in workplace giving campaigns for the arts, ArtsWave understands the tremendous value of business partnerships. In 2016, over 250 companies ran workplace giving campaigns, and gifts from those campaigns account more than 50% of the $12.45MM raised. In turn, ArtsWave builds value for partner companies year-round, providing fun and exciting opportunities for employee engagement that help them connect deeply with their community.

About This Position

Reports to: Senior Director, Corporate Campaign
As a member of the Development/Communications team, the Manager of Corporate and Employee Engagement seeks ways to deepen and expand involvement and support among the region’s businesses. Central to this position is helping to maintain and grow a solid base of employee donors. Primary opportunities for achieving growth targets in this position come from developing new business, increasing steady campaigns, leveraging signature events like CincySings and Macy’s Arts Sampler, improving donor acquisition and retention through collaborations with arts organizations and the Cincinnati Reds, and from deploying strategic growth plans in established and target companies.

Responsibilities:

* Build and maintain year-round relationships with key contacts at assigned business accounts, with increasing responsibility for shepherding $1-2MM annually.
* Develop and implement focused, customized business plans that successfully increase dollars raised and participation from assigned corporate partners each year, leveraging all tools and resources to plan and execute multiple events according to individual corporate needs for employee engagement, retention, and philanthropic/community objectives.
* Motivate, engage, and support volunteers at all levels so that their experience working with ArtsWave is the best out of all possible volunteer experiences in this community and so that they can reasonably deliver on ArtsWave expectations.
* Help drive, manage and optimize ArtsPass, CincySings, Cincinnati Reds partnership and other promotional and signature events to raise revenue and awareness, in close collaboration with other team members and volunteers.
* Track and report progress to goals using database and shared document templates. Help maintain accuracy and usefulness of the database by consistently documenting key touchpoints with donors and accurately entering and tracking prospects.
* Participate in cabinet meetings and volunteer training sessions as assigned.
* Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events.

Required competencies:

* Demonstrated ability to both listen and interact persuasively and personably with employees at all levels of organizations.
* Event planning acumen and attention to detail.
* Demonstrated success building, connecting, cultivating and stewarding new relationships with donors, volunteers and other stakeholders leading to measurable results.
* Ability to set goals and develop strategies for achieving them.
* Ability to recognize opportunity and make connections.
* Intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, and problem-solving capabilities.
* Ability to multi-task, prioritize against stated objectives, and work independently.
* Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities.
* Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in a warm and professional manner.
* Track record of sound judgment and decision-making.
* Openness to new ideas, coaching and continual process improvement.
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.

Required Qualifications:

* Four or more years experience as a fundraising, development or business development professional; federated campaign, community relations, arts administration or other relevant experience a plus.
* Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, nonprofit administration or equivalent is preferred.
* Outstanding verbal, written, traditional and social media communication and public relations skills; the ability to make compelling public presentations.
* Professional demeanor, appearance and manner.
* Excellent computer skills, especially all MS Office programs including powerpoint; experience with donor or customer relationship management databases.

More About ArtsWave

With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts— music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more —create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. 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

Send resume and cover letter to lisa.wolter@theartswave.org by July 25. Please use the words "Campaign Manager" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide writing samples, references and salary requirements.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Sound Discoveries Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jun 29, 2016
Position: Sound Discoveries Teaching Artist

Summary: The CSO’s Sound Discoveries school residency program will bring music experiences to the students of Hays-Porter Elementary through regular, weekly classes during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Sound Discoveries Teaching Artist will create and implement weekly lessons that develop students’ understanding of fundamental musical concepts while addressing the unique needs of Hays-Porter Elementary. 

Schedule / Commitment: 2.5 hours of instructional time/week, August through May (specific schedule to be determined based on availability of the teaching artist).

Expectations:
· Plan and implement weekly lessons throughout the academic year.
· Support student learning in other content areas (specifically Math) through arts-integrated lessons.
· Reinforce Hays-Porter’s new status as a High-Tech School by utilizing and incorporating available technological resources in lesson planning and implementation.
· Connect residency activity to additional education programs of the CSO such as access to in-school performances, teaching by full time members of the orchestra and attendance at a Young People’s Concert at the Taft Theatre.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or higher in music field and strong knowledge of curriculum and standard music pedagogy; A high level of musicianship and artistry as a teacher; strong classroom management skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, school administration & CSO staff.

The CSO celebrates diversity. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202

Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Sound Discoveries Teaching Artist” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Clerk (MEMI)

Posted:
Jun 29, 2016
Position: Accounting Clerk 

Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Music and Event Management, Inc. (a subsidiary of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra), produces more than 250 events at its venues: Riverbend Music Center and PNC Pavilion, Taft Theatre and The Ballroom at the Taft, and The Rose Music Center (located in Huber Heights, Ohio). It has also produced festivals such as LumenoCity, Cincy-Cinco, The Ohio River Throwdown, Tall Stacks and MidPoint Music Festival.

Position Summary: The Accounting Clerk provides a variety of administrative and clerical work for the Finance Department, assisting with overall accounting functions. Under general supervision, performs a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures and verifies data for completeness and accuracy. The Accounting Clerk daily responsibilities are often quantitative in nature and typically require use of 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 the CSO, subsidiary, and partner organizations
· Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures 
· Prepares, reviews and enters daily cash receipts and prepares invoices as needed
· Review, code and enter vendor invoices into the accounting software
· Prepares vendor payment checks for mailing and files supporting documentation
· Participates in monthly general ledger reconciling and closing
· Participates in daily mail opening/check log procedure
· Enters annual budget and projection information into the accounting software
· Assists with grant preparation as required
· Maintains department calendar of activities, due dates and vacation dates
· Prepares and files various Federal, State and Local governmental reporting and payment forms on a regular basis
· Analyzes general ledger activity and proposes adjustments, as needed
· Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments
· Maintains and assists with company postage machine
· Assists accounting personnel, human resources, controller and the CFO as needed
· Maintains all corporate documentation, correspondence, insurance, grant, and financial files in an orderly systematic manner
· Provides backup coverage for reception as needed
· Ensures the work area is clean, secure and well maintained
· Participates in the annual audit(s) as assigned
· Other duties as assigned

Reporting Relationship: The Accounting Clerk reports to the Accounting Manager.
Qualifications: This is an extraordinary opportunity for a professional accountant with a minimum of two plus years of accounting experience. Other qualifications include:
· Experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar software
· Experience with Microsoft software products with a heavy focus on Excel
· Detail oriented individual with a high level of accuracy
· Cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others
· 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
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills
· Capable of discerning and maintaining confidentiality of information
· Ability to organize, evaluate, and present information effectively in writing and verbally
· Nonprofit experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits: The Accounting Clerk position garners a competitive salary.  The CSO offers generous benefits including; medical, dental, long term disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, health savings account, 403(b) participation and employer contribution, and the opportunity to work for a financially stable nonprofit organization.
The CSO celebrates diversity!  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran Employer.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
HR@cincinnatisymphony.org 
(Please put “Accounting Clerk” in the subject line)

Or apply online at: http://cincinnatisymphony.org/careers/ 

Contemporary Arts Center

Gallery Security

Posted:
Jun 29, 2016
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking Gallery Security.

SCOPE OF POSITION:
Working under the guidance of the Gallery Security Supervisor, Gallery Security staff rotate through the museum gallery floors within exhibition areas. Gallery Security are responsible for the security of the exhibition and general information about all current exhibitions and programs.  They ensure that members and visitor needs are properly attended to and provide information on exhibitions, events, programs and memberships.    At times they will assist in event set up and participation in an event.  Require training in art security/current exhibition security provided by the Education/Curatorial Departments.  

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
GENERAL
· Maintains a clean appearance, in uniform when scheduled and prepared to work where assigned.
· Attends training regarding exhibitions in order to be able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions.
· Attends customer service training and implements museums customer service guidelines.
· Other duties as assigned

GALLERY FLOORS
· Maintains security of the art exhibitions and visitors via floor presence.
· Maintains cleanliness on Gallery floors as directed by the Facility Director.
· Reports any exhibition problems as soon as possible to Gallery Security Supervisor and Curatorial Department in regards to functioning, disruption or irregularities of pieces within current exhibition.
· Interacts with the Visitor regarding information, guidance and security related issues.
· Awareness of daily museum activities, meetings, tours, events, etc. 
· Maintains accurate/current information on events taking place within the facility.
· Participates and follows direction regarding Openings and specially scheduled events.
· Ensures that guests comply with food and beverage guidelines as related to the Gallery floors.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Maintain a well groomed appearance and wear designated uniform as required by the CAC.  Excellent interpersonal skills, highly self motivated, high personal standards, and organizational skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send resumes to:

Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
44 East 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  Phone calls will not be accepted, nor returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visionaries + Voices

Education Director

Posted:
Jun 27, 2016

POSITION: EDUCATION DIRECTOR (Full time)

Description
Promote the continued growth and development of the organization and its artists through increased community involvement, inclusive outreach programs, and new artist involvement.

Key areas of responsibility
• Design, develop, and manage all aspects of V+V's Education and outreach programs.
• Research and develop opportunities for V+V artists to teach and speak about their art.
• Design and oversee curriculum development for inclusive outreach programs involving V+V artists.
• Oversee the Teaching Artist Program Residency Circuit
• Oversee the development and implementation of the V+V Teaching Artist Program
• Manage scheduling responsibilities for the artists enrolled in the Teaching Artist Program including: Studio attendance, classroom experiences with field hosts, collaborations and mentor + artist relationships
• Oversee the design and organization of Teaching Artist bios, resumes, personal goals, lesson plans, and outreach offerings.
• Liaison for the organization of the Program Committee bi-monthly meetings through assigned committee chairperson
• Manage planning and scheduling of V+V outreach events involving Teaching Artists at local schools and community arts organizations.
• Network with local organizations, universities, groups, and individuals affiliated with visual art and education to promote educational outreach programs while pursuing speaking, exhibition and teaching opportunities for TAP graduates.
• Oversee the assessment, monitoring, and maintenance of Educational Outreach programming statistics and data collection.
• Creating and managing a social media and marketing timeline for Education Events in collaboration with the Marketing Director.
• Become knowledgeable about V+V artists and their work.

Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in art education, fine art, or other arts and education related degree or 5+ years experience working in similar field preferred
• Valid k-12 visual art license or equivalent experience preferred
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high energy environment
• Experience working with individuals with disabilities, working in the non-profit sector, and/or the field of visual arts are preferred but not required
• Valid driver's license
• Qualify for DDS Provider Training (for direct support of individuals with disabilities)
• Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite, and basic word processing software preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to hr@visionariesandvoices.com.

Visionaries + Voices

Exhibitions Director

Posted:
Jun 27, 2016
Position: EXHIBITIONS DIRECTOR (Full time)

Description

Promote the continued growth and development of the organization and its artists in the planning, implementing, and marketing of V+V’s exhibitions.

Key areas of responsibility
• Helps to develop the in-house exhibition season and calendar (with creative director)
• Manages V+V’s Northside gallery. Ensures the presentation and framing are of high quality
• Writes descriptions of exhibitions
• Writes press releases for exhibitions. Manages press contacts and sends press releases.
• Manages exhibition proposals 
• Proposes and manages guest curators, including artists from V+V
• Determines price of artwork and makes price tags for exhibitions.
• Manages large installations and facilitates contracts between V+V and external galleries & organizations 
• Installs off-site exhibitions
• Connects V+V artists with collectors
• Participates in art fairs and festivals as budgets allow
• Promotes the work of artists from V+V to the local, regional (and beyond) arts community
• Sets up and implements the social media schedule to promote artists, exhibitions, & events
• Oversees Pairs Well With, and the selection, framing, and hanging of artwork for Double Vision
• Adds content to the exhibitions section of website
• Manages interns from time to time

Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in fine art, art history, or other arts and education related degree or 5+ years experience working in similar field preferred
• Strong writing skills
• Direct experience framing, hanging, and installing artwork
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player
• Positive attitude
• Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite, and basic word processing software preferred.
• Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high energy environment
• Experience working with individuals with disabilities and working in the non-profit sector are preferred but not required

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to hr@visionariesandvoices.com.

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Financial Aid Officer

Posted:
Jun 24, 2016
Position: Financial Aid Officer (FAO)

A Financial Aid Officer (FAO) assists in carrying out the department’s mission of packaging, approving and disbursing Title IV Federal financial aid. The FAO works in a fast-paced environment, and oversees the customer service aspects of the Financial Aid department. The FAO is responsible for packaging student aid. This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position.

Key Job Responsibilities:
· Assist students in completing financial aid forms
· Ensure timely collection of documentation, completion, and ensuring accuracy of paperwork and financial aid files to ensure compliance
· Explain students’ rights and responsibilities for each aid source
· Award Federal Student Aid (FSA) funds based on information gained from application
· Assist the Business Office in ensuring timely disbursement/refund of student aid
· Perform verifications of student data on FAFSA
· Perform Return of Title IV calculations as needed
· Report overpayments to both DOE and the student
· Resolve conflicting information that may occur
· Prepare necessary reports as directed by the Director of Financial Aid
· Maintain familiarity with all applicable financial aid regulations
· Honor and enforce federal, state, and college regulations
· Assist with or perform special projects as assigned

Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required
Preferred 1+ years of financial aid experience
Knowledge of Federal and State financial aid rules and regulations
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Financial Aid Software (such as COD, EDExpress, EDconnect, NSLDS, and Power Faids)
Must demonstrate strong analytical skills as well as professional phone and customer service skills
Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an EEOC employer and offers a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@artacademy.edu. Interested persons should apply by July 8, 2016.

The Carnegie

Contracted Visual Arts Instructor

Posted:
Jun 24, 2016
Position Title: Contracted Visual Arts Instructor
Department: Education
Reporting Relationships
Position Reports To: Education Director
Positions Supervised: Volunteers

Position Purpose

The Contracted Visual Arts Instructor is responsible for implementing visual arts programming offered by The Carnegie during and after school. This includes, but is not limited to, developing and teaching visual arts lessons, preparing, gathering and purchasing necessary supplies within an agreed upon budget, preparing and implementing culminating events for friends and families, cleaning and organizing the Education Center after contact hours, providing evaluation data to the Education Director, and spending the time necessary to assure that programs are successfully completed.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties


1. Prepare for and teach agreed upon workshop hours
    A. Gather and purchase supplies for classes within an agreed upon budget
    B. Perform any necessary prep tasks 
    C. Be prepared at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the class
    D. Co-Instruct classes 
    E. Prepare for and implement final culminating experience
    F. Clean up and re-organize Education Center and materials

2. Develop engaging programming ending with a culminating experience
    A. Research and develop age appropriate projects keeping in mind the mission of         The Carnegie’s Education Department
      i. Provide opportunities for students to create, problem solve, communicate,                 persevere and feel pride
      ii. Reinforce curriculum
      iii. Provide varied materials and experiences
      iv. Ensure open ended processes
    B. Submit project proposals (with culminating event) and summaries to the                   Education Director
    C. Attend Orientation and Trainings with the Education Department

3. Support The Carnegie’s fundraising and data collection efforts
    A. Provide organized numbers and evaluation data to the Education Director
    B. Keep records of projects and summaries 
    C. Report anecdotes and take photographs

Qualifications

Education/Certification: College degree in the arts or related field preferred, but not required.

Requirements: Teaching Experience and/or previous work with children.
Updated background check required.
Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.

Skills/Abilities desired: Active and dynamic teacher
Excellent ability to engage and support children
Ability to organize, coordinate and direct multiple projects
Self-starter and willingness to be a team player

Hours: Contract work – hours vary

Resumes and cover letters due no later than July 15, 2016.
Please send to apaasch@thecarnegie.com

Intent and function of job descriptions


All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

The Carnegie

Music Instructor

Posted:
Jun 24, 2016
Position Title: Music Instructor (contract position for one school year)
Department: Education
Reporting Relationships
Position Reports To: Education Director

Position Purpose

The Music Instructor is responsible for implementing music instruction offered by the Carnegie during and after school. This includes, but is not limited to, creating and teaching music lessons designed to reinforce curriculum to children enrolled in kindergarten through 5th grade in the Covington Independent schools, preparing and gathering necessary supplies, researching curriculum information, writing supplemental music lessons for classroom teachers to teach when the Carnegie is not present, documenting and evaluating program, attending meetings and providing professional development for school staff, and spending the time necessary to assure that programs are successfully completed.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

1. Develop hands-on, experiential music lessons
    A. Write music lessons designed to reinforce curriculum and the elements of music
    B. Write supplemental music lessons aligned with other content areas (social               studies, math, science, etc.) for classroom teachers to instruct 
2. Prepare for and teach agreed upon hours
    A. Gather supplies for classes 
    B. Perform any necessary prep tasks 
    C. Be prepared at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the class
    D. Instruct classes (along side the classroom teachers) keeping in mind the mission     of The Carnegie’s Education Department
           i. Provide opportunities for the discovery and enhancement of creativity
          ii. Reinforce curriculum
         iii. Provide varied materials and experiences
         iv. Ensure open ended processes
          v. Collaborative work when possible
    E. Clean up and re-organize
3. Attend Meetings and Trainings 
    A. Provide professional development and assessment for classroom teachers prior       to each 5 week session
    B. Attend principal meetings
    C. Attend Champs Training for Covington Independent Schools
    D. Attend Carnegie Education Staff meetings
4. Document programming through written assessment
    A. Provide descriptions and summaries of daily classwork
    B. Provide observations and informal assessments of students progress
    C. Report anecdotes 
    D. Assist with the curriculum review process
5. Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education/Certification: College degree in music, education or related field preferred
Teaching Certification preferred, but not required

Requirements: Teaching Experience and/or previous work with children
Student assessment skills
Classroom management skills
Experience with writing curriculum
Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance

Skills/Abilities desired: Active and dynamic teacher
Excellent ability to engage and support children
Ability to organize, coordinate and direct multiple projects
Self-starter and willingness to be a team player

Hours: Approx. 20 hours per week during the school year 

Resumes and cover letters due no later than July 15, 2016
Email resumes to apaasch@thecarnegie.com


Intent and function of job descriptions

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

New Edgecliff Theatre

Production Staff Positions

Posted:
Jun 24, 2016
New Edgecliff Theatre is seeking experienced candidates for the following production staff positions for their 2016-17 season: Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager and Lighting Designer. Each position a per production stipend paid position. The description for each position is listed below.

Founded in 1998, New Edgecliff Theatre’s mission has always been to create a powerful artistic experience utilizing local professionals. Our productions stress the fundamental communion between actor and audience. Whether an off-the-wall comedy, an intimate drama, or goofball musical, our focus is to create a production that will connect our performers to the audience.

For more information on these positions, visit http://newedgecliff.com/get-involved/staff-and-design-positions/. Interested candidates should send a letter of application and resume to jstump@newedgecliff.com. Interviews will be arranged at that time.

Stage Manager

The Stage Manager is a key position in any successful theater production. The position has a unique function because it serves the dual function of assistant to the director and production staff during the rehearsal period and then becomes the person in charge of the production during the actual performance. The duties and responsibilities listed here are incomplete; they serve as only a guide. A good Stage Manager must be able to adapt to the needs of each production.

Daily contact must be maintained with the entire production staff in order to communicate all of the various bits of information pertaining to the production. The SM will be responsible for the creation and distribution of the Daily Rehearsal Report and the Performance Report. The reports serve as a two way communication between all members of the production staff. Rehearsal reports should be completed at the end of each day and e-mailed to the production staff within 24 hours.

The duties and procedures of the Stage Manager will vary with the nature of the script, production, rehearsal, Director of the Production, and Designers. A good Stage Manager must be able to adapt to the needs of each production. When an Assistant Stage Manager is available, use that person to assist with routine duties. Both the Stage Manager and the Assistant Stage Manager must attend production meetings.

Assistant Stage Manager

The Assistant Stage Manager supports the Stage Manager in the dual function of assistant to the director and production staff during the rehearsal period. The ASM then becomes the person assumes responsibility for specific elements of the production during the actual performance (eg. light or sound board operation, backstage supervision, stage crew supervision, etc.) The duties and responsibilities listed here are incomplete; they serve as only a guide. A good Assistant Stage Manager must be able to adapt to the needs of each production.

Daily contact must be maintained with the entire production staff in order to communicate all of the various bits of information pertaining to the production. The ASM may assist in the creation and distribution of the Daily Rehearsal Report and the Performance Report. The reports serve as a two way communication between all members of the production staff. Rehearsal reports should be completed at the end of each day and e-mailed to the production staff within 24 hours.

The duties and procedures of the ASM will vary with the nature of the script, production, rehearsal, Director of the Production, and Designers. A good ASM must be able to adapt to the needs of each production. An Assistant Stage Manager assists with routine duties. Both the Stage Manager and the Assistant Stage Manager must attend production meetings.

Lighting Designer

1. Work with the Director of the Production to develop and communicate the overall conceptual approach to the production.
2. Work with the Director of the Production to identify lighting elements which are needed for the production.
3. Design lighting that reinforces the production concept, works within the space available, and within the budget available.
4. Provide a safe working atmosphere for themselves, performers, crew, and anyone who comes into contact with the production.
5. Attend meetings with technical staff (scenic designer, sound designer, props master) to communicate the designs for lighting, and collaborate with the scenery, sound, properties, and audio visual elements as they relate to the lighting.
6. Assist the Director of the Production, Theatre Production Manager, Technical Director, and Stage Management staff to create an overall rehearsal and production calendar.
7. Attend all production meetings for assigned shows.
8. Collaborate with Production Manager to continuously monitor the lighting budget to ensure fiscal accountability as it relates to the building process.
9. Make adjustments to the lighting as needed to reinforce the production concepts, to accommodate the needs of the directing team, and stay within the timeframe and budget available.
10. Provide lighting cues to the Stage Management staff in a timely manner.
11. Work with the complete production staff in the final phase of the rehearsal process (tech week) to accomplish a unified and seamless production which reflects the overall production concept.
12. Attend and actively participate in all technical rehearsals
13. Attend and actively participate in the planning and execution of strike.
14. Attend the “post mortem” once the production is complete to evaluate the process and the final product.

The Carnegie

Development Manager

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Position Title: Development Manager
Department: Administration

Reporting Relationships
Position Reports to: Executive Director and Deputy Director
Positions Supervised: Not applicable

Position Purpose

The Development Manager is responsible for the acquisition, retention and cultivation of sponsorships $1,000 and higher. Produces annual fundraising events, Suits That Rock and Art of Food. Works with the Executive Director to research foundations and grant writing. The Development Manager is a core member of The Carnegie’s Development and Administrative team. In this capacity, he/she will perform in the following areas:

1. The Development Manager serves works directly with the Executive Director on the Sponsorship program:
a. Develop, maintain and make recommendations to overall plan;
b. Develop relationships with key donors;
c. Acknowledge all contributions;
d. Coordinate donor events, as applicable;
e. Responsible for gift solicitation, as applicable;
f. Responsible for administering membership benefits.


2. The Development Manager serves produces Art of Food and Suits That Rock.
 
a. Coordinate all vendor needs for the events, including but not limited to, valet, catering, cleaning, ushers, event designers, staff assistance, and concessions; 
b. Secures sponsorship and administers benefits and follow up; 
c. Works directly with the Box Office staff regarding ticketing; 
d. Point person for marketing and public relations to ensure they have all they need to produce direct mail pieces, programs, etc…
e. Generates all thank you letters and follow up reminders.

3. Grant writing
a.  Research appropriate funding opportunities (family, local and national); 
b.  When applicable complete application;
c.  Collect and send collateral materials, as needed; 
d.  Produce final reports;

4. General Development
a. Generation of timely pledge reminders and acknowledgements, as needed; 
b. Additional projects/events as assigned; 

Qualifications
Education/Certification: College degree 

Experience Required: Two to three years’ experience in a non-profit, arts or cultural organization preferred, but not required. Knowledge of the grant writing process is preferred.

Arts background a plus, but not required

Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience plus four weeks of PTO, 75% of health and 90% dental paid for by The Carnegie, $15,000 life insurance policy, PNC points sharing, and a flexible schedule. 

Required Skills and Abilities: The ideal candidate must be extremely detail oriented, have excellent computer, organizational and communication skills; and possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, to observe the highest level of discretion and confidentiality when dealing with high level donors.

The candidate must also possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics
:
· Ability to analyze statistical reports;
· Extraordinary customer service skills;
· Ability to train and motivate volunteers;
· Comfortable with manipulating data within a database to generate information;
· Ability to independently set priorities and multi-task;
· A valued team player; and
· Flexibility and a sense of humor required. 

Additional: It is the intent that this position eventually be elevated to the Development Director position. 

Contact
Please submit resumes and cover letters to Kathryn Brass, Executive Director: kbrass@thecarnegie

Intent and function of job descriptions
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made with may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Security Guard - Nightwatch, Third Shift

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Position: Security Guard- Nightwatch Third Shift
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of Security Guard- Nightwatch.  This is a full time position with benefits scheduled on 3rd shift (12 am to 7 am).

Position Summary:
The security guard-night watch (full-time) is primarily responsible for monitoring the art, Museum areas, alarm systems, and visitors (as necessary) for safety and security. In addition, the security guard-night watch position is responsible for providing excellent customer service both internally and to the public (as necessary) on a daily basis. 

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following
:

Responsibilities
· Providing excellent customer service to all visitors and staff on a daily basis while maintaining a positive professional image of the Art Museum.
· Monitoring the art work and museum areas.
· Monitoring CCTV and alarm systems.
· Monitoring lighting inside and outside the building; turning on and off lights inside and outside the building as needed.
· Assisting in maintaining key control by dispersing and collecting keys and access cards, as well as signing in and out contractors and other visitors.
· Conducting, at least, three night watch rounds throughout the Museum. Ensuring that windows and doors are locked while inspecting for theft, vandalism, and fire and safety hazards.
· Answering phones.
· Preparing absence reports.
· Reporting and/or logging lost and found items.
· Ability to work various posts and assignments including assisting in the parking lot as needed.

Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. Must have an ability to communicate information effectively to others and work well in a team environment. Must have the ability to understand written and oral assignments. Must be self-motivated and have a good work ethic. Must have the ability to work well under pressure and during emergency situations.

Physical Demands:
Incumbent will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed. 

Work Environment:
Generally, inside Museum location. May be required to assist in the parking lot during events. May be required to move about in attic spaces above ceilings and mechanical areas. All work assignments are subject to change.

To Apply:
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Email to: humanresources@cincyart.org
Candidates may also turn in an application during Art Museum business hours Tuesday- Sunday 11 am to 5 pm at the front desk.
Position open until filled. 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

Membership Intern

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Position: Membership Intern
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Membership department. Must be able to work 8 hours per week. This summer internship is unpaid but could lead to a paid, part-time position in the fall 2016.

RESPONSIBILITIES
This internship position will assist the Membership department staff in entering membership dues into the museum’s database and fulfilling member benefits and mailings. 

SCHEDULE
Eight hours per week/ 4 hours over two days or eight hours on one day. To start as soon as possible. 
 
TO APPLY 
If interested, please submit the following materials:
· A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
· A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
· A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: internships@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

Digital Collections Intern - Summer

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Position: Digital Collections Intern - Summer 
The Web + Digital Asset intern will research copyright laws and investigate artist copyright claims as they pertains to the Art Museum collection. Intern will document copyright information within the Art Museum’s Collections Management System.
This position will assist in the metadata tagging of digital assets including the keywording of works of art as well as archival material.
This is an unpaid position.

Schedule: Flexible, 10-15 hours/week commitment required.
 
Preferred Requirements:
Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program with a desire to pursue a career in museums or arts administration
Strong knowledge of or interest in art history, museum studies, web design, and/or technology
Desire to work on research skills as well as capable of following specific metadata entry protocols
Must be self-motivated and extremely detail-oriented with strong attention to follow-through
Ability to manage multiple tasks + meet deadlines, with exceptional time management skills
Candidate must excel in PC proficiency + knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PPT, Excel). Must be adaptable to additional software and systems.
Must be able to focus for long periods of time at a computer screen. 
 
To Apply
If interested, please submit the following materials:
A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: internships@cincyart.org
No phone calls please.

ArtWorks

Vice President of Development and Communications

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Job Title: Vice President of Development and Communications 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45202 
Compensation: Subject to Experience. 
Includes employee benefits package includes health insurance, PTO and savings plan.
Reports to: CEO + Creative Director 
Start date: September 2016

The Vice President of Development and Communications is member of the ArtWorks Leadership Team and will be responsible for carrying out activities that support external functions of ArtWorks including fundraising, events, marketing, and communications. 

Institutional Role: The Vice President of Development and Communications oversees all functions and activities of the organization that advance ArtWorks’ mission. The Vice President works with the entire ArtWorks team live our mission and tell our story to the larger community. The Vice President of Development and Communications will also be charged with working with the Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Operations and Programming and the CEO+Creative Director to ensure fiscal oversight, create a happy workplace, set the organization and its people up for success in their jobs.

Management and Supervision: Management duties and day to day staff supervision are key responsibilities that are integral to the role of the institutional advancement. The Vice President supervises ArtWorks’ Directors of Development and Communications and their teams.   

Fundraising and Development
: Development supports all aspects of the organization’s operation and ensures ArtWorks’ ability to meet its goals for all annual fundraising campaigns. Vice President of Development and Communications manages a team of development professionals who are responsible for corporate and individual giving, grant writing, various development campaigns and events, data management, and analyzing metrics for program outcomes. 

Marketing and Communications: Marketing and Communications are central to the organization’s ability to be successful in all areas of development and programming.   The Vice President of Development and Communications will manage the Director of Communications and team to support the creation of all communications and marketing including communications planning, social media, website, producing collateral, marketing materials, and written correspondence.  

Collaboration and Planning: The position requires complete collaboration and the ability to develop strategies and set goals. The Vice President serves on several ArtWorks committees in support of Development, Marketing and Communications. 

Responsibilities:  
· Manage an internal staff to ensure development goals are met according to annual budgets
· Develop plan and execute annual plans for fundraising
· Develop, plan and execute annual plans for communications
· Responsible for donor relations and cultivation
· Create systems and process that allow for better management of Development and Communications Operations 
· Make presentations to partners, clients and funders 
· Oversee staff to track and report outcomes measures
· Act as chief liaison between internal functions to provide content for  development and communications team for marketing and fundraising needs
· Recruit, hire and oversee staff as needed for Institutional Advancement

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities:   
· Passion for the arts, the community and creating a better Cincinnati for creative and residents alike 
· Strong Management and Leadership Skills
· Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills
· Deep understanding of the City and its resources
· Strong written and telephone communications skills
· Ability to create and implement operational systems for all activities related to development and communications
· Confidence in public speaking role
· Excellent understanding of good design
· Detail oriented with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities and meet deadlines 
· Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel,  Power Point and other software 
· Comfortable working with trustees, volunteers, individuals, clients and staff 
· Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds 
· Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity must also possess the ability to develop and maintain beneficial relationships with individuals from donor communities.  

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
· A team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines
· Inquisitive and imaginative 
· Patience, resilient and proactive 
· Flexible, optimistic, constructive with a good sense of humor

Credentials and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree or better in Business and/or Non-profit Management
· Marketing, development and management experience
· Excellent personal and professional references

About ArtWorks: At ArtWorks we are head over heels in love with Cincinnati, and it is our mission to help everyone experience that love. We believe creativity is an economic engine, and we combine public art and job creation to make Cincinnati even more beautiful. Through installations, sculptures, and over 100 murals and counting, we make the city a canvas for our collective betterment. Along the way, ArtWorks has become the largest employer of visual artists in the region, and we’ve provided jobs and training for thousands of local teens, artists and entrepreneurs since 1996. It is our privilege to partner with our local communities and artists to put our city’s creative power on display for all to enjoy. To learn more about how ArtWorks is making a difference in the lives of all Cincinnatians through the power of art, or to lend your support, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org

To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume and a cover letter via e-mail to Amy Scarpello at Amy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org, deadline July 12, 2016. 
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.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Research Intern - Summer

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
Position: Visitor Research Intern - Summer 
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Visitor Research department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
 
Position Summary
This internship will assist in the evaluation of visitor experience in permanent galleries and with gallery interactives. Intern will conduct visitor tracking studies and intercepts, and will assist in the compilation and evaluation of research data. The intern will be expected to professionally present findings at the conclusion of the internship.
Schedule: Must be able to work a consistent 2-3 days or 10-15 hours per week schedule. Schedule is flexible but consistent hours are required. The position is part-time, unpaid, and is expected to start 6/1/2016 and end on 9/1/2016.
 
Requirements
Applicant must be pursuing, or have completed, a Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Non-profit management, Statistics, Marketing, or a related field.
Comfort engaging museum visitors. Reliable attendance and willingness to spend time standing and walking in museum galleries. Excel or data experience a plus.
 
To Apply
If interested, please submit  the following materials:
A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: internships@cincyart.org
No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodial Services Manager

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
POSITION: Custodial Services Manager 

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill this full-time position at our downtown Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Custodial Services Manager will be primarily responsible for maintaining the overall appearance, cleanliness and sanitation of the facility through effective management and cost control techniques.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: hiring, training, evaluating, supervising all custodial staff; preparing weekly work schedules and payroll; monitoring assigned work; maintaining custodial inventory; ensuring proper maintenance of custodial equipment; performing occasional pickup/delivery of custodial supplies and/or equipment to/from vendors; communicating and coordinating regularly with appropriate staff to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; working in conjunction with the Director of Operations regarding purchasing of custodial equipment and supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate must possess the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; strong communication, interpersonal, and supervisory skills required; ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines; ability to exert moderate physical effort in work involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, carrying, crawling, pushing/pulling of objects; ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have thorough knowledge of and is able to enforce applicable safety rules and regulations regarding cleaning chemicals, products, equipment and procedures. High school diploma or equivalent required; associates degree or trade school certificate desired; and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel.  

To Apply
:
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org.

No phone calls please.

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Event Security (Part-Time)

Posted:
Jun 22, 2016
POSITION: Event Security Part-Time 

The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking professional, conscientious individuals to fill these part-time, event security positions at our downtown Aronoff Center for the Arts location.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to; ensuring a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, patrons and events while continually monitoring the premises; assisting in the evacuation of patrons or staff in the facility in case of emergency; providing interior/exterior security patrols; night lockup of facility. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess the ability to react quickly and effectively in sensitive situations. Ability to work with changes according to the immediate needs of the department and events. Exceptional verbal communication and people skills are vital to this position. Ability to work well with a diverse population is critical. Ability to walk and stand on a regular basis. Individual must have experience with security equipment and standard practices & procedures; experience in a security customer-service oriented environment preferred. Must be available to work a flexible schedule including various shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  

To Apply:
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

No phone calls please.

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Contemporary Arts Center

Education Assistant

Posted:
Jun 20, 2016

The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Education Assistant position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Education Assistant. 

SCOPE OF POSITION:

The Education Assistant works primarily with the Education Department and reports to the Curator of Education. The primary role of this position is to manage all aspects of museum tours and supporting the department through general reporting and administrative tasks. It also includes the implementation and scheduling of the Scripps School Program, museum outreach and the museum’s internship program. Finally, this position also covers the recording of informatics for Education Department and assists with departmental programming as needed.

Key functions:

  • Manage all aspects of tour scheduling, including but not limited to: scheduling, creating updated tour schedules, working with docents to fill positions, evaluating tours and informatics.
  • Develop, manage and implement the Scripps School Program, including training docents, working with local teachers, scheduling all transportation, developing methods of evaluation, providing needed data for grants, and networking with local artists and art educators to find new contracted artists.
  • Manage Internship Programs. 
  • Document evaluations for each program.
  • Work with Curator of Education to schedule, manage and document the museum’s community outreach.
  • Work collaboratively with education staff to maintain the UnMuseum.
  • Provide tours as needed and assist in art projects for tours.
  • Assist the CAC Development Department and the Curator of Education with grant writing and maintain relationships with foundations and other funding organizations.
  • Manage Education Department informatics: tour reports, grant information, director’s reports, and general reporting.
  • Assist as needed with Education Department Programming
  • Undertakes other assignments as requested by the Curator of Education or Associate Educator.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge and experience in museum education, a far-reaching curiosity about contemporary art and its role in culture today, and a desire to inspire life-long appreciation for the arts in a broad and inclusive audience. 

Is a well-organized and detail-oriented self-starter and possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a talent for conveying ideas to others. 

The applicant should have strong customer service skills and a background in office administration.

The applicant should have a minimum of a BA or BFA in art education, art history, museum education or a related field and demonstrated success in developing and implementing community-oriented museum educational initiatives. 

Has at least two years experience in an educational position, or customer service position.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS:

Works closely with the Education, Visitor Experience, Marketing and Curatorial departments. Attends all CAC staff meetings. The Education Assistant will work self-sufficiently with guidance from Education Staff. Values teamwork and cooperation.

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND.  THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONSCIOUS OF OTHER CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION NEEDS AND CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

BFA or BA in art education, art history, museum education or a related field

Have demonstrated success in visitor engagement and service

Previous experience as an office administrator or informatics specialist

Strong organizational skills and knowledge of efficacy processes

Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Access

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please send cover letter and resume by July 5, 2016 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
44 East 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  No phone calls accepted, nor returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middletown Arts Center

Call to Artists

Posted:
Jun 17, 2016

PROSPECTUS

The Middletown Arts Center’s Annual Area Art Exhibition and Competition will be held August 26—September 29 2016 and will include both 2D and 3D work.

ELIGIBILTY
Any artist, 18 years of age or older, living within a 50-mile radius of Middletown, OH. More than one category may be entered. All works must be original and never exhibited previously in a juried exhibit at the Middletown Arts Center.

CATEGORIES

CERAMICS – Functional and non-functional; hand-built or wheel-thrown.

JEWELRY – Handcrafted fine jewelry (metals, beads, wire wrapping, woven, glass, wood, clay)

GLASS – Blown, fused, and enamel on metal

WATERMEDIA – Acrylics, watercolor, or gauche on paper

OILS/ACRYLICS – On canvas or board

DRAWING – Pencil, Colored Pencil, Pastels, Charcoal or Ink.

MIXED MEDIA – Any work showcasing more than one medium from above

REQUIREMENTS
All works must be presented ready to display. 2D work must be properly framed, wired and ready for hanging—no tape or saw tooth hangers permitted. 3D work must be free standing or proper stand must be provided and must fit on a 12 x 12 pedestal.

ENTRY FEE
There will be a $15 non-refundable fee per entry. There is no limit to the number of entries; however, a maximum of 3 pieces per category per artist will be displayed. 

RECEIVING AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY 
All entries must be delivered to the Middletown Arts Center, 130 N. Verity Pkwy, Middletown, OH during the following times:

Saturday Aug. 13        9:30 am - 11:30 am

Monday, Aug. 15        9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 16        9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 17    9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday, Aug. 18       9:30 am - 8:00 pm

No entries will be accepted other than times and dates listed unless special arrangements are made and accepted by Executive Director. Unsuitable presentation will be grounds for non-acceptance. Please be specific as to the media of work submitted. Forms must be filled out correctly and completed at time of entry with email address and/or phone number. 

Notification of accepted and unaccepted art will be emailed August 20th. Unaccepted work must be picked up after August 26th during regular building hours. No pick up during opening reception. Accepted entries may not be removed from the exhibit prior to September 29.

AWARDS

Best of Show                                         $500

First Place (each category)                      $100

Second Place (each category)                 $50

Third Place (each category)                     $25

Honorable Mention                                Ribbon

President’s Award                                  Exhibit

Awards will be given in all categories. There must be 8 accepted pieces in a category to be judged for an award. The final decision, in all cases, rests with the judges. All awards will be presented during the opening reception on August 26 at 7:00 p.m.

SALES
The sale of art work to the public is encouraged. A commission of 30% will be retained for any work sold as a result of the show and work should be priced to include the commission. If the work is not for sale, please indicate by marking “NFS.”

LIABILITY
All reasonable care will be taken in handling work submitted; however, neither the Middletown Arts Center; the judge; nor the committee will be held responsible for loss or damage to works of art. All works are entered at the artist’s risk, and the artist must provide his/her own insurance.

AGREEMENT
Submission of work to this exhibition shall be understood to indicate an agreement on the part of the artist with conditions set forth. This includes the artist’s permission to have photographs of their work used for publicity and for promotion without compensation.

EXHIBITION AND RECEPTION
The Exhibition will run August 26—September 29. Only works selected by the judges will be exhibited. The opening reception for the exhibition and awards presentation will be held Friday, August 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. All participants are encouraged to attend.

MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER AREA ART EXHIBITION CALENDAR 

Aug. 13             Receive work 9:30 am – 11:30 pm

Aug. 15             Receive work 9:30 am – 3:30 pm                

Aug. 16             Receive work 9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Aug. 17             Receive work 9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Aug. 18             Receive work 9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Aug. 20             Juror notification emailed or phone message                                   

Aug. 26             Opening reception 6:00-8:00 p.m.

                        Awards presented at 7:00 p.m.          

Aug. 29             Collect work declined during regular business hours

Sep. 29              Exhibition closes

Oct. 3                Collect work exhibited during regular business hours

Oct. 10              Last day to pick up work

 

2015 President’s Award Winner Leanne Foley will be exhibiting in the MAC Gallery

 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Production Manager

Posted:
Jun 17, 2016
POSITION: Production Manager

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Production Manager is an integral member of the Artistic, Education & Community Engagement and Production Department of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, reporting to the Director of Operations.

The Production Manager is responsible for the execution of all production needs across departments for concerts and events produced by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and the May Festival.  This position essentially functions as the information gatherer for day-to-day orchestra operations, ensuring the seamless flow of rehearsals, concerts and interdepartmental special events and related activities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
:
For the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), Cincinnati Pops (CPO) and May Festival:
· Coordinate and distribute weekly production information to all departments
· Create, manage and distribute weekly production schedules, VIP parking grids and information on technical equipment needs for all cross-departmental activities, meetings and special events;  lead weekly production meetings;  compile and archive concert production files
· Produce all Young People’s Concerts, including the annual CSO/CSYO Side-by-Side Performance, executing all operational details and production elements pertaining to each concert program
· Produce the CSO Chamber Players series performances, including the coordination of all details between venue and musicians
· Manage assigned subscription and runout concerts
· Administer the process of production rider mark-ups;  Schedule technical advances and participate in conversations with road managers ensuring rider requirements are met
· Book artist, staff and orchestra catering needs for special projects and for all orchestra concerts at Riverbend Music Center
· Manage and communicate piano tuning and keyboard schedules, maintaining orchestra’s relationship with piano technician and local piano dealers
· Rent instruments and equipment as needed
· Procure stage decorations, costumes and props as needed
· Assist in the coordination of logistics for electronic media projects, run-outs, community concerts, fee engagements and tours; signage preparation
· Prepare international and domestic tour documentation as needed; assemble instrument and equipment lists for carnet, procure visas, renew passports and other travel documentation as required
· Meticulously administer Company Activity Calendar using Microsoft Outlook
· Oversee scheduling of security, EMT and Cincinnati Police detail for all orchestra events
· Communicate regularly with Hall management, process labor and rent invoices, inform of open rehearsals; relay and resolve facility issues, repair needs and general office maintenance, etc.
· Distribute orchestra detailed schedule changes, update correlating online and intranet orchestra schedules; create and email iCal to musicians and production staff, assist with updating ROBO call musician list
· Archive concert production files, noting any unusual stage setups and/or offstage locations in OPAS and/or shared production drive
· Coordinate musician uniform laundering and/or dry cleaning with Assistant Personnel Manager following  each performance as necessary
· Execute cross-departmental projects as assigned
· Process production vendor invoices, obtaining W-9 and vendor forms from new vendors as needed
· Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:
· College degree in music or a directly related area strongly preferred 
· Two years experience working in production for a professional AF of M orchestra
· Experience working with collectively-bargained stage labor
· Thorough understanding of modern concert and/or theater production
· Familiarity with orchestral repertoire and performance practice
· Knowledge of and interest in orchestral Pops production
· Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point; previous experience with OPAS and knowledge of Visio a plus
· Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and experience working with artists
· Flexible, problem-solver
· Detail-oriented, excellent time management skills with the ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects;  Accuracy is essential
· Good oral and written communication skills
· Valid U.S. driver’s license
· This is a full-time position requiring extensive work on evenings and weekends.

Please apply online at http://cincinnatisymphony.org/careers/ 

Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Production Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
Please include in your application a cover letter, resume and salary requirements
No third party applications will be accepted. 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Rosenthal Education Center Assistant

Posted:
Jun 15, 2016
Position: Rosenthal Education Center Assistant 
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of Rosenthal Education Center Coordinator.  This is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly position with a schedule set for Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm.

Position Summary:
The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) manages the daily projects and interactives in REC, the Art Museum’s family-friendly education space. All interactives and art projects are planned by the Division of Learning & Interpretation. The assistant is responsible for implementing these projects and engaging families as they explore the space. The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center is also responsible for any additional tasks set forth by the Director of Learning & Interpretation, the Coordinator of Interpretive Programming, or any other member of the Division of Learning & Interpretation. This includes and is not limited to prepping program supplies and cleaning the space.

Responsibilities:
· Engages visitors as they enter the space by explaining the current installation and encouraging them to explore and work on the given art project.
· Reports on the needs of visitors and number of visitors in the space each day.
· Talks with visitors to promote other Family programs that may be of interest to a particular family.
· Makes samples of the current art project to explain to interested visitors.
· Must be available Sundays and select Saturdays – will serve as time off coverage for the Rosenthal Education Center Coordinator.
· Any other duties as assigned by the Division of Learning & Interpretation.

Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent education; Bachelor of Arts degree or some college preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills are required for this position. Ability to clearly explain and implement various art projects and interactive activities to a wide range of people and age groups and effectively present information and respond to visitors’ needs is central to this position. A background or current collegiate course work in early childhood education, studio art or art history is preferred.

Strong organizational skills; must be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and to work independently and at a high level of productivity in a very busy environment.  

A background or current collegiate course work in early childhood education, studio art or art history is preferred

To Apply:
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Email to: humanresources@cincyart.org
Position open until filled. 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 Research Assistant

Posted:
Jun 15, 2016
Position: Curatorial Research Assistant, Asian Arts department

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate opening for a full-time Curatorial Research Assistant in the Asian Arts department. Funding for this position has been allocated on a two (2) year basis in preparation for a forthcoming exhibition. 

Position Summary
Working under the direction of the Curator of Asian Arts the Curatorial Research Assistant provides research and administrative support related to exhibitions and departmental projects.

Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: 
· Correspondences and communications (writing letters, e-mails, etc). 
· Cataloguing and collecting research materials on exhibition related objects.
· Planning and coordinating related meetings and events. 
· Manuscript preparation, proof reading, and other tasks.
· Organizing and filing documents and research materials.
· Other administrative functions including travel arrangements, expense reports, etc.

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Asian Art or Asian History or Art History with a strong knowledge of East Asian (Chinese and Japanese) culture.  A Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, especially a proven ability to write concisely and clearly. Good computer skills necessary. Candidate with extensive knowledge of Chinese history, Chinese language, and art history strongly preferred. Previous experience working in a museum environment is a plus.

To Apply
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Email to: humanresources@cincyart.org
Position open until filled. 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

Exhibition Designer

Posted:
Jun 15, 2016
Position: Exhibition Designer 

The Cincinnati Art Museum seeks an innovative and energetic Exhibition Designer to join the Museum’s Design and Installation team.  This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary:
Working under the direction of the Head of Design and Installation, the Exhibition Designer leads design efforts to produce thoughtful and engaging exhibitions at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The Exhibition Designer works in collaboration with cross functional teams which includes but is not limited to curators, educators, and internal/ external project stakeholders, utilizing the museum’s permanent collection, as well as through traveling exhibitions.  

Responsibilities:
· Develop and deliver exhibition design schemes within established budgets, timelines, technical and environmental parameters.
· Execute gallery wall plans and shop drawings for display cases, platforms and other exhibition furniture.
· Manage all design documents and distribution of these docs to related project stakeholders.
· Effectively communicate with all involved project managers to effectively execute the exhibition vision.
· Support original exhibition design ideas while incorporating and building upon the ideas and feedback of other involved parties.
· Effectively manage several overlapping and demanding design projects simultaneously.  Solve problems and design challenges creatively.
· Seek project bids, schedule and facilitate gallery work with contractors and museum security.
· Visit fabrication facilities and gallery spaces to ensure designs are understood and executed properly.
· Attend regular exhibition planning meetings and facilitate design meetings as necessary.
· Develop and maintain presentation and ADA accessibility standards throughout the museum.
· Provide spatial analysis of museum spaces for installations and considered exhibitions.
· Make design revisions as requested by key stakeholders and collaborators.
· Maintain a working inventory of exhibition display cases and furniture for reuse.
· Source conservation approved exhibition building materials. 
· Assist with Installations as required.
· Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art or Design with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in exhibition design in a museum. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Candidates with exemplary backgrounds in theatrical scenic set design, environmental or retail design may also be considered. Master’s degree preferred.    

Candidates must also possess a strong understanding and proven track record of ADA compliance and Smithsonian recommendations for Museums. A demonstrated knowledge of spatial planning, museum display and preventative conservation standards, with the ability to produce design plans and construction documents are required. Strong math skills and usage of construction terminology and architectural vocabulary. Strong time management, project management and organizational skills are required.

Candidates should have knowledge and ability to effectively use AutoDesk (CAD) at an advanced level and experience in Adobe applications, large format printing and basic office and email software.  

Knowledge and ability to use SketchUp and/or other design modeling tools is a plus, in additional to any previous experience working in metal, cabinetry or other fabrication facilities.  

To Apply:
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Email to: humanresources@cincyart.org
Position open until filled. 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.

Madcap Puppets

Lighting Designer

Posted:
Jun 15, 2016

Lighting Designer Needed

Madcap Puppets is hiring a lighting designer/operator for December production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors”. If interested, please email resume and letter of interest to Mel Hatch Douglas, Associate Artistic Director: m.hatch@madcappuppets.com.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Manager of Educational Initiatives

Posted:
Jun 10, 2016
Position: Manager of Educational Initiatives

The Manager of Educational Initiatives is responsible for managing, implementing and directing K-12 teacher partnerships, Distance Learning program and educational outreach initiatives for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center both locally and nationally to promote the mission of the museum.

The qualifications include
:

- Bachelor of Arts in Education, History, Sociology or related field required, Master’s degree preferred 
- Demonstrated experience working with youth organization and community programs, strong knowledge of Underground Railroad and African American history preferred 
- Demonstrated teaching experience 
- Proficient knowledge of distance learning
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to adapt quickly and remain flexible
- Ability to work with a diverse workforce
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite

If you are interested in finding out more about this position and/or applying, please visit:http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Manager of Interpretive Services

Posted:
Jun 10, 2016
Position: Manager of Interpretive Services

The manager of Interpretive Services is responsible for managing and coordinating the interpretive services program for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center both locally and nationally to expose and fulfill the mission of the museum.

The qualifications include
:

- Bachelor of Arts in History, Interpretive Planning, Museum Studies or related field of study required MA in Museum Studies, Public History or related field preferred. 
- Demonstrated experience working with community organizations and volunteers  
- Strong knowledge of Underground Railroad and African American history preferred 
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to adapt quickly and remain flexible
- Ability to work with a diverse workforce
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite

If you are interested in finding out more about this position and/or applying, please visit:http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/
 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Volunteer Manager

Posted:
Jun 10, 2016
Position: Volunteer Manager
Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Events, the Volunteer Manager is responsible for developing, organizing and directing the Orchestra’s volunteer program to cultivate a dynamic and volunteer-centric environment company-wide. The Manager informs, inspires and refines strategies that seamlessly integrate enthusiastic volunteers into the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops while working in collaboration with the Cincinnati Symphony Volunteer Association (CSVA). The Manager is responsible for managing, planning, coordinating and implementing volunteer services and programs through customer service, precision and professionalism. The Manager will also ensure the success of Orchestra and CSVA events by working collaboratively with colleagues, engaging volunteer leaders and committees, reaching established event net revenue goals, and elevating the professional and social profile of the Orchestra.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
· Assess and maintain inventory of organization volunteer needs
o Promote volunteering (internally and externally) through improved recruitment and publicity strategies
o Raise staff awareness of the role and function of volunteers
o Liaise with the Marketing and Education departments to develop partnerships and fill volunteer roles
o Enhance volunteer program by identifying and recommending new and improved strategies and opportunities for volunteers
o Serve as an advocate for volunteers within the organization to ensure that volunteers are engaged, retained and appreciated
o Monitor/evaluate activities and write reports for funders and Board of Directors
· Develop best-in-class volunteer program
o Craft and update volunteer job descriptions, volunteer information forms, volunteer tracking mechanism and recruitment plan
o Create and update volunteer program materials including, but not limited to, policies and procedures, application and interview processes, volunteer agreements, orientation handbooks, on-boarding and training
o Manage the intake of volunteers, responding to inquires in a timely fashion and assessing qualified volunteers to meet identified needs
o Collaborate with colleagues to support marketing efforts for CSVA special interest groups, including the Multicultural Awareness Council, Spectrum and Encore
o Capture volunteer information in Tessitura and Better Impact Volunteer2 to make strategic volunteer recruitment and engagement decisions 
· Coordinate all management aspects of the volunteer program
o In collaboration with the Director of Events, manage budgets and resources to monitor CSVA revenue and expense accounts, ensuring volunteer leaders are knowledgeable about internal financial policies/procedures 
o Serve as liaison to CSVA Board, providing direction guided by the strategic plan of the CSO and supporting and attending all CSVA Board meetings
o Serve as volunteer event committee(s) liaison and assist in event planning and logistics 
o Provide all volunteer training, logistics and on-site volunteers for large-scale events such as LUMENOCITY® and Lollipops Concerts
o Identify leadership talent among volunteers for referral to CSO and CSVA leadership

Job Requirements, Skills, Background
:
· Undergraduate degree with at least three years of experience in a fast-paced office environment, non-profit setting is preferred 
· Previous experience as volunteer coordinator or experience creating and implementing volunteer programs and training
· Exceptional interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to work flexibly with many different working styles
· Experience in group dynamics/ability to motivate teams and groups in a positive manner
· Ability to organize, manage, and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with accuracy, timeliness, and enthusiasm 
· Excellent oral and written communications skills and highly developed organizational skills 
· Experience with project budgeting and reporting
· Motivated and enthusiastic, curious and perceptive, entrepreneurial and adaptive, disciplined and responsible, tenacious and passionate
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
· Willingness to work outside of traditional  business hours, participate in concert duty, and to assume other responsibilities as assigned
· Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops 

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202
Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Volunteer Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
No third party applications will be accepted.

Art Comes Alive

Artist Entries

Posted:
Jun 8, 2016
Art Comes Alive – Over $250,000 in awards to artists

NOW ACCEPTING ARTIST ENTRIES 
ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER AND GET YOUR ART NOTICED BY: COLLECTORS, CORPORATIONS, HEALTHCARE & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES, INTERIOR DESIGNERS, ART GALLERIES, & ART DEALERS!

ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an annual fine art contest & exhibit  that awards the brightest and best artists working in North America, in a variety of categories. It is a great opportunity for artists to be acknowledged for their talents, gain exposure and win purchase awards and gallery contracts.

For twenty years, ADC has been dedicated to showcasing and selling the best local and regional artists’ works. These artists have been placed in some of the most prestigious corporate and private collections in the country.

ACA is unlike other art competitions, because we don’t just have prestigious Jurors looking at your work and considering you for their galleries and publications, we actually sell artists’ work! At last year’s ACA we sold 44 works of art even before the doors to the show opened. That’s simply unheard of in art contests, but we’re glad to make it happen for our artists.

MORE ABOUT ACA: http://adcfineart.com/selling-artists-works/

HOW IT WORKS
Artists can enter up to four images of their work online. After all the submissions are in, our list of prestigious Jurors from all around the country cast their votes for the top artists. Those artists are then showcased in a final exhibit here in Cincinnati and awarded purchase awards, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, solos shows, publicity, and good ol’ fashion mula.
 ENTER HERE: http://adcfineart.com/enter-now/

COST TO ENTER
$55 1st Image
$25 2nd Image
$15 3rd Image
Free 4th Image
 
ACCEPTED MEDIA for ART COMES ALIVE (ACA)
Paintings
Original Prints
Drawings (including pastels, charcoal & pencil)
Sculpture (includes metal, stone, wood, etc.)
Non-Functional Fine Art Crafts (includes glass, fiber, jewelry, clay, etc.)
Photography
Mixed Media
*size limit: we will not be accepting artwork larger than 48″ x 60″

QUESTIONS 
Contact Art Design Consultants’ Gallery Director Elizabeth Davis atelizabeth@adfineart.com or 513-723-1222

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Artistic Administration Internship (Unpaid)

Posted:
Jun 8, 2016
Position: Artistic Administration Internship (Unpaid)
Reports To: General manager
Deadline to Apply: Until filled

Job Description
Artistic Administration Internship (Unpaid)

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized artistic administration intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2016-17 school year as we ramp up to our third annual summer festival season, Summermusik, our first with our new music director. In December, this position will be instrumental in helping us present our biennial collaborative production of Amahl & the Night Visitors. We are looking for someone who is ready to be a part of this exciting period of growth. CCO interns will have the opportunity to cater their internship experience to their own career goals, including event production, development and marketing/communications. 

Responsibilities and Duties May Include:
● Assist general manager with Amahl concert preparation, librarian duties, volunteer management at events and concerts, and concert production, as needed. Some nights and weekends necessary. Please note this position will require a heavy workload in December, through the 23rd. 
● Assist business and grants manager with database management, distribution of marketing materials, grant research and writing (as needed) and general office duties at the CCO Northside offices. Also assist with box office or front of house for productions (as needed).
● Assist marketing and development coordinator with development copy writing (as needed), gala production, research, marketing planning and execution, and marketing and communications copywriting (as needed).
● Assist team with 2017 festival planning.
● Assist team with future organization planning during our strategic planning process.
● Complete various administrative tasks as assigned.
● Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians.

Interns report to general manager LeAnne Anklan.

Qualifications Include:
● Administrative experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field.
● An interest in artistic administration for a chamber orchestra.
● Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Adobe or database software a plus.
● Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
● Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills.
● Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
● Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
● Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly.
● Ability to read music a plus.
● Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration or related field preferred.

By participating in this internship, you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts management. These positions are unpaid, but interns may receive volunteer or academic credit for their services. Interns also receive complimentary CCO event admission and performance tickets for our winter concert. There is also free onsite parking at the CCO offices in Northside.

Average time commitment is 8-10 hours/week, but can be adjusted based on candidate availability. Positions run for a semester or quarter in length, but availability for the full year through spring is a plus. Position will require some Saturdays and Sundays for CCO rehearsals and events. 

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter including potential start date and weekly hours available to ccoproduction@gmail.com. In subject line, please reference: Artistic Administration Internship. 

Contact:
LeAnne Anklan
ccoproduction@gmail.com 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
Mission: We create intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious.

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August, 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets.

Educational Theatre Association

Managing Editor, Publications

Posted:
Jun 6, 2016
Position: EdTA Managing Editor, Publications
Position Title: Managing Editor, Publications
Department: Publications
Supervisor: Director of Publications, Editor in Chief
FLSA Status: Full time, exempt

Organizational Overview
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with over 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: Honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; Supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and Influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA operates the International Thespian Society (ITS), an honorary organization that has inducted more than 2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Summary

Partners with the Editor in Chief to plan, direct, and coordinate activities of editorial and other staff engaged in preparing written material for print or electronic publication by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversees the publication process. Assigns editorial resources.
Coordinates activities of design, editorial, and production departments.
Oversees workflow of projects to completion within specified budgets and deadlines.
Keeps abreast of new developments in publishing methods and systems.
Evaluates and oversees the implementation of new methods and systems.
Confers with authors and editors regarding budget, background information, objectives, audience level, and style.
Prioritizes, tracks, handles, and maintains records of the elements, costs, and time schedules of multiple projects. Assists in preparing and managing the department budget.
Works within the context of standard editing procedures and house style. Traffic and inspect proofs for accuracy.
Selects, supervises, obtains cost estimates from, and pays invoices of outside vendors such as freelance editors, packagers, proofreaders, and indexers.
Contribute to editorial meetings, including content ideas for multiple platforms; work with internal staff and freelancers to maximize editorial opportunities.
Supervisory Responsibilities 
Directly supervises the production of Dramatics and Teaching Theatre magazines. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work and resolving problems.

Competencies 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and five years of relevant experience; or eight to 10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language and Computer Skills 
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret articles and journals.  Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and the MS Office Suite.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to HRManager@schooltheatre.org.  No calls, please.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Service Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 6, 2016
Position: Visitor Service Coordinator

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Visitor Service Coordinator in the Visitor Services department. This is a FT position (35 hours per week) scheduled Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, ability and willingness to work on a weekend day is necessary.

Position Summary
The Visitor Service Coordinator acts as the liaison between the Director of Visitor Experience and the part-time visitor services assistants. Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the Visitor Service Coordinator is responsible for facilitating communication between the Visitor Services and Membership departments.  The Visitor Service Coordinator manages the frontline daily operations of the Cincinnati Art Museum is responsible for the general management of front line staff including Visitor Service Assistants and Visitor Service Aide volunteers.  As a member of the visitor services staff, the visitor service coordinator understands how to deliver a gracious and enriching experience for all visitors of the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The Visitor Service Coordinator helps with assisting visitors and volunteers, and in promoting all Art Museum initiatives—including membership, programs, and ticketing. 

Responsibilities
· Manage the day to day operations in the lobby (including DeWitt on weekends) and parking booth, included, but not limited to ordering supplies and ensuring the appearance of the lobby and common areas is in accordance with Art Museum standards. 

· Supervise and assist with Visitor Service Aide (volunteers) on the front lines. Provide feedback on training needs and assist with volunteer trainings.  Manage scheduling of the Visitor Service staff, including daily schedules and break coverage, and special event details.

· Implement policies and procedures within the visitor service team to support service standards of the Art Museum, enhance the visitor experience, and establish benchmarking standards of service for the visitor service team.  Maintain and update training manuals for visitor service staff, including ticketing manual.

· Oversee communications for the Visitor Service staff and other frontline team members, including management of the Visitor Service Department blog, Frontline Newsletter, and volunteer newsletter. 

· In coordination with staff from Learning & Interpretation, handle all ticketing aspects for programs, including set up in the ticketing program, communication to the VS team, creation of information forms, and meeting reporting needs of the program manager. Work with the development department on ticketing for special events as needed.

· Ensure institutional standards are adhered to by visitor service staff members while serving the visitor, including obtaining/entering ticketing data, including answering any marketing questions for research purposes and following proper data entry methods.  Regularly evaluate data entry done by visitor services staff to address related issues.  
· Work with Visitor Research Coordinator on obtaining visitor data through the ticketing system and supporting other research initiatives.

· Foresee visitor service needs in relation to events scheduled on the Art Museum calendar.  Schedule staffing or ticketing needs accordingly. Additionally, be aware of external events that affect our staff, volunteers, and visitors and communicate accordingly. 

· Work closely with other frontline staff members to ensure proper communication is implemented to enhance the visitor experience. Represent the visitor at Special Event discussions to ensure that needed information is shared with all frontline staff.  Attend other team meetings in other departments as needed for relationship building and interdepartmental communication. 

· Assign tasks to Visitor Service Assistants and manage associated workflow to ensure tasks are completed.

· Serve as a liaison between the Membership department and Visitor Service Assistants, including the communication of goals and related team progress.  Serve as an example of one who sells memberships successfully and keeps the membership mission in mind.

· Manage and supervise all visitor services staff, including screening, interviewing, hiring, and training new Visitor Service Assistants.  Additionally, completing needed paperwork and profile management on systems for new employees. Conduct evaluations twice a year with Visitor Services team members.

· Work with the Director of Visitor Experience to consistently and proactively suggest new ideas to improve the visitor experience.  Solicit ideas and feedback from other departments. Research best practices to enhance the visitor experience. 

Requirements
A high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years or more customer service and cash management experience required.  Candidates must have the ability to work in a team environment, possess good oral and written communication skills, and have outstanding attention to detail and demonstrated database management experience.    
A Bachelor’s Degree, 3 or more years of customer service experience in a museum setting is strong preferred.   

A minimum of one year or more of supervisory experience is highly desirable. 

Skills
· Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook email and the possess ability to learn museum ticketing and membership software systems
· The ability to analyze and interpret general business documents and understand their application.
· Strong and effective communication and motivational skills with visitors and employees, in person and over the phone.  Must be able to present information as needed and answer visitor’s questions.  
· Excellent customer service skills, previous sales experience a plus.
· Solid organizational and problem-solving skills.
· Ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure to meet scheduled and unexpected deadlines.
· Ability to work as a team player, exercise diplomacy and make independent decisions.

Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds on regular basis.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@cincyart.org. An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Please note Visitor Services Coordinator in the subject line. 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

Visitor Services Assistant

Posted:
Jun 6, 2016
The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate opening for a part-time Visitor Services Assistant in the Visitor Services Department. This is a PT position (6-7 hours per week) scheduled on Saturday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. Ideal candidates would also be available for additional shifts (weekday/evening) when needed.

Position Summary

Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the part-time Visitor Services Assistant/Parking Booth 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. 

Responsibilities

Job responsibilities will 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 visitor’s questions in person and over the phone.
· Balancing daily deposits.
· Gathering data for various research projects.
· Keeping current on Art Museum events.

The hourly rate is $9 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.  

Requirements
:
High School diploma or equivalent education 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, examine, 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.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@cincyart.org.  

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm.  Please note Visitor Services Coordinator in the subject line. 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.

Miller Gallery

Gallery Sales Position

Posted:
Jun 6, 2016
Position: Gallery Sales 

Miller Gallery is Cincinnati’s oldest gallery and is located in Hyde Park.  We are looking for an experienced art sales person who wants to work 20-30 hours per week.  This position will report to the Executive Director of the Gallery and be focused on selling fine art.

Responsibilities
Act as the first point of contact for clients and guests
Deal with all inquiries both from personal visits as well as phone and email
Attend and promote gallery activities, events and receptions
Continue our outreach to potential clients 
Become very knowledgeable with all software programs and website
Assist the Director with connecting to museums and other local art venues
Assist the Director with other functions of running the gallery

Qualifications:
Excellent verbal and writing skills
Prefer Bachelor Degree in Arts
Prior sales experience in art museum or gallery
Strong knowledge and love of fine art
Previous sales experience / ability
Willingness to learn, team player, energetic

Please send resume and salary requirements to: davehumphrey@artonomyinc.com 

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Call for proposals for solo and group exhibitions

Posted:
Jun 1, 2016
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN HAMILTON, OHIO
Deadline
: August 1, 2016 

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts is accepting proposals in all media for solo and group exhibitions for 2017-2018. A community art center on the Great Miami River in arts-driven downtown Hamilton, Ohio, the Fitton Center provides experiences in the arts through exhibitions, classes, performances and other events. Four galleries provide 2,600 square feet of space. Solo artists generally are asked to exhibit 10 – 30 works, depending on scale, media and available space. We also offer group shows of existing guilds or alliances and for individuals willing to be selected into a curated group.  

For full requirements, please contact Cathy Mayhugh, cathy@fittoncenter.org or visit www.fittoncenter.org,click on Exhibitions and download the Exhibition Proposal Form.

101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton OH 45011, (513) 863-8873 ext. 122. 

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing

Retail Floor Manager

Posted:
May 27, 2016

Position: Retail Floor Manager (FT)

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing is accepting applications for a highly motivated full time, Retail Floor Manager. The successful candidate should have a working knowledge of artist materials in addition to customer service and retail store operation experience.  They should also possess the desire to work in a downtown environment with a concentration in helping us grow our business.

We’re looking for an associate who understands the meaning of customer service and how it applies in an artistic Downtown environment. If you are that person, please click on the link below to view our job description and apply for the position.

Apply Here

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Auditions for 2016-2017 Dancers

Posted:
May 27, 2016
MamLuft&Co. Dance
Auditions for 2016-2017 Dancers


Position: 2016-2017 Company Member

MamLuft&Co. Dance Company Auditions for 2016-2017 10th Anniversary Season: Cincinnati company seeks mature & experienced Modern Dance artists

Background Information:
MamLuft&Co. Dance, a progressive modern dance company in Cincinnati, Ohio, auditions annually for intelligent and skilled dancers who possess a strong commitment to the rehearsal process and the development of original dance in an ensemble. The Company seeks experienced, mature dancers with strong training and experience in both modern and post-modern techniques, including release techniques and weight share/partnering.
 
Successful applications will be invited to join a community, in which all members are responsible for creating, producing, and marketing within a young, grassroots organization.

Dates of Audition:
June 6 or 7, 2016 by appointment
Variety of arrangements possible, see MLCo.org/audition for options

Season Dates:
Rehearsals begin August 2, 2016. The 2016-2017 season continues through June, 2017.

How to Audition
Interested applicants should first visit MLCo.org/audition for details, then request an audition packet via email to jeanne@mamluftcodance.org.

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Taft Museum of Art

Front of House (FOH) Lead

Posted:
May 27, 2016
Job Title: Front of House (FOH) Lead   
Reports to: Executive Chef, Taft Museum of Art Lindner Family Café.
Employment Type: PT, 25-28 hours, flexible schedule (Non-exempt)   
Department: Taft Museum of Art Lindner Family Café.
Compensation: competitive wages, based on experience.   
To Apply: Interested candidates must send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to lradkey@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls please. Only those who are qualified will be contacted via email for interviewing and next steps.  

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, the FOH Lead is responsible for assisting and supporting the Executive Chef and executing, with excellence, daily FOH café operations.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Reservations and Communications: responding to café voicemail and email messages; daily confirmations / creation of a reservation seating chart; updating café phone auto-attendant to reflect changes in operating schedule; and creation of table reservation cards. 
· Wait staff assistance: assisting servers as needed with the following duties but not limited to taking orders, table resets, bussing tables, dropping checks, refilling drinks, flow to work as business dictates.
· Staffing: assisting with staffing for FOH operations, including arranging and conducting initial rounds of candidate interviews; ushers candidates through interview process; trains new employees; final approval of café clean-up at the end of each service day.
· Back of House liaison: acts as liaison with regards to quality of food and service; managing customer complaints and special menu requests.
· Group lunches: in coordination with the Executive Chef and museum staff, manages group lunches to include: the initial creation of an event’s contract, scheduling of staff and contractors for the event, and processing of payment from customer. Ensures payment agrees with the contract and the payment is submitted correctly prior to providing the required paperwork to the Finance Department.
· Special events: coordinates and assists Executive Chef with planning and execution of Café special events, such as annual Mother’s Day Brunch. 
· IT: contact for café software (TAM), including troubleshooting, upgrading software and assisting with remote/wireless printers (register and kitchen printers) and café tablets.
· Financial reporting and reconciliation: ensures all required financial reporting is completed in a timely and meets the museums financial/legal requirements, including: complete opening and closing bank reports; prepare daily bank deposits; daily reconciliation of wait staff tips (we do not cash out tips); compete daily accounting spreadsheets with daily totals; bi-weekly timecard approvals for wait staff; and any other finance related issues that require prompt and correct communication on to Finance Department.  
· Additional responsibilities as assigned by Executive Chef, Director of Operations and the CEO/Director of the Museum.

EXPERIENCE & REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS)

· Job Experience:  Demonstrated 2+ years of café and restaurant experience.
· Computer Skills: Must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
· Reconciliation/Financial Reporting: Handles key financial reporting with excellence for the café to ensure all appropriate state taxes, employee tips, payroll hours and café contractors are processed to meet financial and budget expectations.
· Planning & Organizing: Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Achieves goals in fast paced environment.
· Personal Accountability: Accountable for assigned responsibilities; sees tasks through to completion in a timely manner. Has a sense of urgency on important matters.  
· Collaboration/Teamwork: Ability to work cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Highly resourceful team player.  
· Initiative: Takes initiative to improve the café productivity and offers solutions. 
· Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of service to museum visitors, museum volunteers and café patrons. Must create a cheerful, welcoming and wonderful impression for visitors.

Learning Through Art, Inc.

Volunteers Needed

Posted:
May 27, 2016
Who: Learning Through Art, Inc.
What: Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters, and Crafts Festival
When: July 20, 2016 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Learning Through Art (LTA) presents Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival at the Cincinnati Zoo! As always, the zoo if opening its doors on this day for $1.00 PER PERSON! Expect to experience an eclectic line-up of performers, arts and crafts dispersed throughout the park for your enjoyment. Check www.learningthroughart.com for full schedule of performances and activities. 

*All volunteer shifts are approximately two hour increments.
*Assignments may be modified on the festival day as needed.
*Volunteers receive free parking, t-shirt, snacks and lots of Fun

Sign up for the time slot(s) for which you are available at the link below! 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4caeaf2fa0fe3-macys2

Must be 14 to volunteer, unless volunteering with a parent or guardian. Please contact Nina Parr at nina@lartinc.com, 513-242-6028 Ext.1 if you have any questions. 

Cincinnati Public Radio

Production Assistant and Board Operator

Posted:
May 27, 2016
Position: Production Assistant and Board Operator
Report To: Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Status: Full/Non-Exempt

Please submit resume by June 15, 2016 to jobs@cinradio.org.
No phone calls, please. 

Position Description
Primary responsibilities include serving as weekday evening and weekend board operator for Cincinnati Public Radio, quality control of weekly and daily audio, building playlists, and production support of various shows, segments, and interviews. This position includes Saturday and Sunday shifts and evening shifts. 

Primary Responsibilities

· Weekday evening board operator for Cincinnati Public Radio (WGUC and WVXU). 
· Main board operator for weekend shifts on both WGUC and WVXU.
· Quality control ensuring proper weekly and daily audio content was successfully downloaded and stored in the digital storage delivery (DAD) system for all NPR, PRI, · APM and others as assigned. Must have ability to troubleshoot and overcome issues with content.
· Building CPR overnight playlist as needed for both stations. Setup digital automation system playlist. 
· Building WGUC playlists as needed. 
· Import (rip) CDs into DAD as needed. Program and air special programs as scheduled 
· Produce underwriting spots, promos, fund drive and other elements as assigned and make reference mp3s for final approval as assigned.
· Support production of shows and regular segments used on air such as Cincinnati Edition, 90 Second Naturalist, Classics for Kids and The Book Club to name a few.
· Support the programming department as needed through engineering and production of interview sessions.
· Responsible for the recording and production of projects as assigned. 
· CPR studio engineer for various interviews for hire by other broadcast facilities and organizations. 
· Backup board operator and Cincinnati Edition technical engineer as needed.
· Download / load into the DAD system programs that are not available through regular distribution channels.
· Training staff members on use of equipment and software including creating training material / tutorials.
· Being available and willing to help with station activities and remotes
· Fund-drive support (outside technical) such as setting up, answering phones, and picking up food.
· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
· Ability to lift 50 lbs.
· Maintain a non-traditional work schedule which includes Saturday and Sunday shifts and evening shifts. This position will have 2 consecutive days off during the week.
· 3 years professional experience with audio editing software preferred.
· Must have basic understanding of a mainstream digital automation system, experience ENCO is a plus.
· 3 years professional production and operations experience within the broadcast industry preferred.
· A qualified candidate will have great communications skills, work without constant supervision, be a self-starter, conscientious and have superior task / detail oriented skills

About Cincinnati Public Radio

Cincinnati Public Radio’s mission is to bring the finest classical music and news and information programming to the people of the Tri-State. We accomplish this via the operation of a variety of over-the-air radio broadcast services and on-line Internet streams and on-demand downloads. Local productions such as Cincinnati Edition and Around Cincinnati, as well as concert recordings of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera and May Festival, join national public radio favorites Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, The Diane Rehm Show, Fresh Air, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion to enrich listeners’ lives and help create a vibrant and more informed tri-state community.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Overhire Stitchers

Posted:
May 25, 2016
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is looking for two overhire stitchers to assist their costume shop in the mounting of their summer show and two park tours. 

Dates: July 5 – July 30

Hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 11am-5pm

Pay: $375 per week paid bi weekly

Duties Include:
Cutting, stitching, and finishing garments for CSC’s summer show and park tours
Assisting in building and finishing costume crafts for CSC’s summer show and park tours
Assisting designers in fittings 
Assisting in other costume shop tasks as assigned

Preferred Skills
:
Proficient in stitching and alterations
Some experience working with costume craft materials such as leather and fosshape 
Experience working in a costume shop setting and assisting in costume fittings

Interested candidates should send a resume, references, and relevant work samples to Abbi Howson, Costume Shop Manager, at abbi.howson@cincyshakes.com.

Education Director

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Posted:
May 20, 2016
Position: Education Director
Posted: May 20, 2016
Position Reports To:  Executive Director
Positions Supervised: Programs Coordinator, Education Assistant, Docents, Volunteers and Interns
Deadline to Apply: Applications Accepted until Position is Hired 

Position Purpose

The Education Director plans and oversees the educational activities of the Behringer-Crawford Museum to ensure that short and long term objectives are achieved in the museum’s interpretive and educational programming (school and teacher, youth and family, and adult programs) using the museum or the outdoor NaturePlay@BCM as classrooms. This person must understand STEAM platform and create arts integrative programs associated with the museum’s mission including environmental education.

The Education Director maintains strong collaborations with community organizations, works well in a team setting and collaborates with all museum departments to support various aspects of programming.

This person is responsible for aggressively selling and increasing educational programming as recognition of Behringer-Crawford Museum’s status as the center for NKY’s cultural heritage education.  This position meets the museum’s annual education revenue goals through admission fees and /or grant writing and other fundraising efforts. The BCM Education Director is responsible for the sales, scheduling and coordination of all education programs. 

This position works cooperatively with the Executive Director on all matters relating to educational activities and works closely with all museum departments to implement all promotional initiatives necessary to achieve the designated income goals and to successfully fulfill all arrangements needed for BCM’s programs. 

This is a full-time position but some flexibility of schedule is required in that programs may occur in evenings and on weekends.  

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

1. Create and implement engaging educational programs of the highest quality that fulfill the museum’s mission and attract and retain a variety of audiences
· Understand STEAM platform and create arts integrated programs to strengthen educational experiences for all students 
· Continue and expand programs for underprivileged schools paid for by special grants 
· Maintain current programs through updates of delivery, artifacts, and create new programs to coincide with permanent and temporary (rotating) exhibits
· Evaluate current Kentucky Educational Standards for relevancy and become a primary curriculum resource
· Research, develop or update new or expanded programs for schools to meet classroom curriculum and 21st century skills
· Work with museum committees to develop the educational components of permanent and rotating exhibits, and other committees as assigned

2.   Administer procedures and policies set by BCM for all programming
· Provide program supervision, coordination and management of docents, volunteers and other education staff
· Develop and implement strategies for increasing number of new docents and retaining current docents for educational purposes
· Respond to inquiries regarding volunteerism for the museum’s educational activities
· Coordinate and train docents and other staff to bring exhibits and the history and culture of our region to life for the public we serve
· Maintain and provide comprehensive and current reports on programs- providing and maintaining statistical data 

3. Promote BCM through collaborations and outside organizations
· Attend meetings and represent and promote the museum effectively in relations with various external constituencies relative to education and schools 
· Establish and maintain effective communication and collaboration with community and educational leaders and organizations for purpose of program and audience development
· Coordinate marketing of education programs, including but not limited to attendance at community events that promote such programs
· Create program fliers for educational programs and summer camps and provide lists for staff to disseminate to appropriate outlets

4. Meet BCM’s education fund-raising 
· Meet annual education revenue goals
· Pursue and coordinate education related grant writing, including but not limited to grants for summer camps, educational programs, and suitcase programs
· Carefully balance fees and costs to achieve income goals for educational programs
· Develop and submit (for approval) annual revenue/expense budget and oversee to meet goals
· Handle & process purchase orders, invoices, income, and refunds

5. Assist and/ or support general BCM events as needed or as assigned 


Qualifications

Education/Certification:  College degree in education, the arts or related field, masters preferred
Experience Required: Teaching Experience and/or previous work with children

Interpersonal Relations
· Work amicably with all departments and trustees
· Attend BCM staff meetings and at times may be requested to attend BCM Board Meetings
· Value teamwork and cooperation to ensure that all programs are achieved satisfactorily
· Is a team player and self-starter

Job Requirements:
· Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, as well as be able to present information effectively and respond to questions from BCM staff, trustees and the education community
· Possess a comfort level and ability to learn about technical and a/v requirements 
· Is comfortable and skilled working with MS Office on a Macintosh for WP, SS, email, etc.
· Possess solid written/oral communication skills and conflict-management skills 
· Excellent inter-personal and organizational skills 
· Experience within a not-for-profit organization
· Must be a proven problem solver with strong interpersonal skills
· Demonstrate a professional appearance and attitude
· Physical demands include standing, sitting, use of stairs, as well as lifting and/or moving items of 30 lbs. as needed without assistance.
· Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of BCM
· Maintain confidentiality
· Must be an active and dynamic teacher
· Excellent ability to engage and support children
· Must be creative, innovative, enthusiastic, passionate, empathetic, celebratory, flexible, upbeat, and have a good sense of humor
· Implement other activities and responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director

Apply 

BCM is an ADA and accessible organization and an EEOC employer.  Interviews will continue until position is filled. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. BCM maintains its status as an at-will employer. 

Please send by email only a cover letter, resume and examples of past experience including writing samples, photos of designs and exhibits, and salary request to Laurie Risch, Executive Director at Laurie.Risch@me.com   

Please title your letter and additional materials sent using your last name and name of file.  Example: Smith A. Resume; Smith A. Cover Letter; Smith A. Exhibit Portfolio.  Entire submission should be smaller than 5 MB. No phone calls or paper applications please.

Salary: BCM attempts to follow as closely as possible AAM and GuideStar salary standards for museums of our size and stature given our budgetary constraints.

About Behringer-Crawford Museum
Incredible artistry. Colorful personalities. Engaging music. Northern KY’s arts, culture and history live at BCM. From the ridiculous (BCM’s infamous two-headed calf) to the sublime (our fascinating collections), this family-friendly museum celebrates the unique arts, heritage and culture of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio Valley. Opened in 1950, BCM has transformed into a regional cultural center, linking the 235,000-item collection of objects, artifacts, documents, photographs, textiles and paintings with music, dance, theater readings, lectures and exhibits for art, cultural and historical context and active community engagement. 

In consonance with our mission, "The regional history of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio Valley must be preserved for the benefit of present and future generations. Therefore, the Behringer-Crawford Museum is a center for the collection, presentation, study and enjoyment of our natural, cultural, and visual and performing arts heritage", BCM serves not only as a repository but as a community gathering place while the current history of the region takes shape.  

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington, KY 41011
 www.bcmuseum.org
Behringer-Crawford Museum is supported in part by our members; the City of Covington, Kenton County Fiscal Court, ArtsWave, Kentucky Arts Council and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. US Bank Foundation.       

Mural Artist

Clifton Mosque

Posted:
May 20, 2016
Position
Mural Artist

Creative Brief (description of desired outcome)

The Islamic Association of Cincinnati, or Clifton Mosque, serves a very diverse population of people, some of whom are pretty neat kids.  We are currently working on a re-vamp of a play room for these young members of our Mosque. We would like to gift them with a beautiful mural for the space.  Muslims in general have been having a tough time with all the negative messages we've been hearing this election cycle and the Mosque would love for the kids to have a space that makes them happy.

Mural Site Info
15'-5" x 7'-10"

Timeline
Until completed.

Compensation
To Be Announced. 

Submission Requirements  

Please submit sample(s) of previous work and at least one work reference.  Thanks!

Contact Information
Dalenna Garcia-Tayeb 
Dalenna.garcia@gmail.com
832-660-3704

ArtWorks

Talent Coordinator

Posted:
May 18, 2016
Position: Talent Coordinator
Dates of Employment: June, 2016

Hours: Full time 9am-5pm M-F with additional hours for special events, occasional weekend/evening work 
Rate of pay: $25,000
Reports to: Director of Talent, VP of Operations and Programs
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Overview
The Talent Coordinator will serve as a hands-on member of the talent team, reporting to the Director of Talent, working closely with them to support the recruitment and hiring needs of Apprentices for the three pillars of the organization, Public Art, ArtRx and Creative Enterprise 

Key responsibilities of the Talent Coordinator include:  
· Oversee recruitment strategies and plan for Apprentice cultivation and hiring;
· Assist in developing artist presentations for internal and external use;
· Prepare and make presentations in classrooms and at job fairs;
· Assisting with data entry and maintenance for Talent Databases; maintain all employee files;
· Coordinate Apprentice orientation, on-boarding and all talent paperwork;
· Helping to order, organize, distribute and collect supplies for recruitment, orientation and marketing;
· Coordinate Information Session and Portfolio days as part of recruitment strategies;
· Assist in expanding the outreach among 14-21 year olds to build awareness about specific program employment and educational opportunities;
· Coordinate Apprentice hire letters, mail hire letters and organizing all Apprentice paperwork, including work permits, tax forms, payroll and evaluations;
· Collect and verify timesheets through online source, Timestation
· Record and respond to attendance and disciplinary issues
· Assist in creating, distributing and compiling participant evaluations
· Facilitate the Apprentice hiring process between departments;
· Responsible for communicating and upholding ArtWorks policies in accordance to the handbook as it relates to Apprentice attendance, employment status and disciplinary issues;
· Assist in overall management of Apprentice hiring projects including keeping track of attendance, managing special events and program requirements;
· Ensure safe working conditions by warning teaching staff of inclement weather;
· Assist in coordination of outreach to talent in support of annual fundraisers and Alumni events
· Assist in administering surveys, tracking talent demographics and data annually
· Network with local artists and entrepreneurs through attendance at local gallery openings and events
· Assisting with events as needed;
· Communicating with the Director of Talent and additional office staff on a regular basis;
· Work with the Communications Department to promote our talented Apprentices and Alumni; 
· Help maintain Alumni database and develop programming for the network;
· Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:
· 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 think on ones toes and provide solutions
· A hard-working, team-player with a “can do” attitude; must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines;
· Inquisitive and imaginative;
· Savvy and familiar with social media strategies 
· Patient, resilient and proactive;
· Flexible, optimistic, constructive, with a good sense of humor.

Credentials and Experience
:
· Bachelor’s degree preferred;
· One to two years professional experience in administrative role or commensurate experience;
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel);
· Knowledge of FileMaker Pro, Salesforce or other organizational databases 
· Extremely detail oriented and fluent typing skills;
· High level of organizational skills and ability to multi task;
· Superior written and oral communication skills;
· Ability to independently set priorities;
· Ability to work well with diverse populations;
· Experience working with teenagers preferred;
· Passion for the arts and education; 

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’ Public 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, Co.Starters provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 youth artists and 500 professional artists, and has graduated 100 creative entrepreneurs and artisans from Co.Starters. 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.

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: Interested candidates should send resume and a cover letter by Sunday, June 5th, 2016 via e-mail to coconnor@artworkscincinnati.org

Taft Museum of Art

Curatorial Assistant

Posted:
May 18, 2016
Job Title: Curatorial Assistant
Employment Type: Part-Time/Nonexempt
Reports to: Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of European Art.
Department: Curatorial  
Hours: 17.5 hours/week for first five months.  Then 10 hours/ week thereafter. Hours are flexible, but preferred schedule would be spread over several days.  Pay: $13.00/hour

To Apply: Interested candidates must send a cover note and resume to hr@taftmuseum.org.  No phone calls please. Only those who are qualified will be contacted via email for interviewing and next steps.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Taft Museum of Art seeks a positive and resourceful person to serve as curatorial assistant, helping with exhibition planning and handling a wide variety of office tasks. Reporting to the chief curator, the position will offer opportunities to learn about museum work and professional practices and gain useful experience. Responsibilities include: answering public queries, editing captions for museum texts, assisting with creating PowerPoint presentations, writing occasional articles for the members’ magazine, conducting limited art historical research, and handling a range of clerical tasks.  

 ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· For first five months, assisting with a new book on the permanent collection
· Handling some departmental correspondence
· Assisting with upcoming exhibitions
· Proofreading object captions for brochures, members’ magazine, etc. 
· Culling new scholarly references to artworks for object files
· Writing occasional articles for members’ magazine
· Drafting PowerPoint presentations on exhibitions
· Periodic small research projects 
· Drafting loan request proposals
· Maintaining curatorial object files 
· Administrative:  Handling some departmental correspondence; booking travel reservations, reports on travel expenses; mailing books/other items; photocopying; processing invoices and MasterCard statements
· Other varied tasks to support curatorial work 

BACKGROUND AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

· The ideal candidate will have an M.A. in art history; some museum experience.
· Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 
· Reading knowledge of French and/or German are strong advantages. Driver’s license and access to a car are desirable.  
· Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks at the same time with excellent attention to detail. 
· Works cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Positive and high-energy team player.  

The Taft Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment that welcomes and values diversity. This includes our staff, board of directors, volunteers and visitors. As an organization we recognize the importance of attracting and retaining talented people of different backgrounds. We understand how a diverse work team of staff, board of directors and volunteers benefits our organization by enabling us to draw upon a richness of resources. We want all our team members to feel appreciated for their uniqueness, so we work to foster an environment that provides everyone equal access to information and opportunities. This ensures that each person learns, grows, excels and maximizes his or her personal contributions. The Museum will thus be able to tap into a greater wealth of knowledge, perspectives, and experiences to develop and deliver programs and services to an increasingly diverse audience.

ArtsWave

Donor Data and Customer Support Specialist

Posted:
May 13, 2016
Position: Donor Data and Customer Support Specialist

General Job Description
ArtsWave is seeking a Donor Data and Customer Support Specialist responsible for a variety of tasks focused primarily on accurate entry of donor and pledge data, research and resolution of donor pledge and payment related issues, and various donor data related projects and customer support. Success in this role will depend on attention to detail, great organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and a strong work ethic. This is a part time position offering an average 30 hours per week, full-time benefits, and a predictable work schedule.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 


· Maintain donor database by accurately entering new and updated donor and account information per policies and procedures
· Prepare donation and payment data for entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities; and making appropriate notes on hard copies of donations and payments
· Enter donor pledge and payment data per policies and procedures  
· Analyze and problem solve when necessary in order to ensure data integrity when entering pledge and payment data
· Maintain donor confidence and protect operations by keeping information secure and confidential
· Assist with acknowledgement process
· Assist in preparing donor invoices for mailing
· Create stock donation acknowledgements 
· Process credit card transactions and follow-up as necessary
· Communicate directly with donors and/or ArtsWave team members to resolve issues and questions about donor accounts 
· Work as part of our phone support team and occasionally act as primary support
· Review, correct, and post donor pledge and payment data input by others
· Contribute to team effort by working on additional projects as needed

Our ideal candidate will possess:

· Willingness to ask questions, make suggestions,  and work with others to resolve problems
· Ability to follow procedures and business rules accurately
· Enthusiasm about new technologies and continuously improving our processes
· Ability to work in a fast paced environment where priorities frequently change and multitasking is required
· A strong work ethic and a high degree of reliability
· Excellent communication skills and confidence when communicating with donors and staff

Position Requirements 

· Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational,  and multi-tasking skills
· Detail oriented with exceptional accuracy
· Strong command of Microsoft Office with a thorough knowledge of Word and Excel 
· Able to work independently and take initiative while also working as a part of a team
· Ability to work within and adhere to deadlines 
· Excellent Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills
· Strong typing / data entry skills, attention to detail, high degree of confidentiality
· Capable of utilizing policies and procedures for accurate and independent decision making with minimal supervision
· Ability to accumulate knowledge about our donors and recall that information when making data entry decisions  
· Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed.

About ArtsWave:

With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports the work of more than 100 arts organizations making an impact in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metro region. As a leader for the arts sector and the community, ArtsWave awards impact-based grants to major institutions, community arts centers and smaller cultural organizations. Our Blueprint for Collective Action for the Arts is supported by an evolving process of establishing standard metrics for the arts and how they affect our economy and shape our community, collecting data from our arts partners, and tracking and augmenting key activity areas we believe contribute to the broad outcomes of a More Vibrant Economy and More Connected Community through the arts. 

To learn more about our organization, please visit us at: www.theartswave.org

Please send a cover letter and resume to: hroffice@theartswave.org. No calls please.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Kitchen Staff - Back of the House - part time

Posted:
May 13, 2016
POSITION: KITCHEN STAFF- BACK OF THE HOUSE- PT

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the part-time position of Kitchen Staff- Back of the House staff member in the Art Museum’s Hospitality department. 
The Back of House staff member will assist in the preparation of culinary delights for Art Museum patrons and to execute the menu to ensure a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. Guest satisfaction in our restaurant revolves around the excellent food presentation, high food quality, and overall dining experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Kitchen Staff’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
· Participate in food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, taste and presentation and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.
· In conjunction with the Executive Chef & the Hospitality Manager, establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities.
· Establish and require 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. 
· Individual must maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems.
· Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage management, 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 and dishwashing areas.
· Assist kitchen operations by having a willingness to work in all capacities of back of house functions including dishwashing and food inventory when necessary.
REQUIREMENTS
High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. A degree in or working toward a degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Restaurant Management from an accredited culinary school highly desired. 

TO APPLY 
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639.2932
Email: humanresources@cincyart.org
Position open until filled. 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 Chamber Orchestra

Development Manager

Posted:
May 13, 2016
Position: Development Manager 
Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Mission: We create intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious.
Overview: The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a seasoned, motivated, part-time Development Manager to serve as a critical team member. The Development Manager will be responsible for setting and managing the overall development strategy for the CCO.
Reports to: General Manager
Hours: 20 hours weekly (4-5 hours per day). Some schedule flexibility available. Some weekends and evenings may be required.

Responsibilities
· Development
· Build and implement annual development plan, as part of full CCO patron advancement plan (marketing and development)
· Manage fundraising for the CCO, including annual fund (Crescendo and Holiday Campaigns), individual giving, Board cultivation, corporate sponsorships, program book advertisement program, special events and new donor development
· Work collaboratively with the Music Director, General Manager and Board of Trustees in identifying and courting major gifts
· Develop and manage planned giving program
· Grow and manage CCO endowment
· Develop and manage fundraising materials, websites, etc.
· Process all donations through online database software
· Complete regular reports for donation tracking
· Prepare and send all gift acknowledgements accurately and promptly 
· Plan, draft and send regular donor newsletters
· Work closely with the Business and Grants Manager assisting as needed with grant applications and final reports. Approve all grant applications and final reports (with the General Manager) before being submitted
· Attend and report on development at all Board and Development Committee meetings
· Participate in short/long-range planning and strategic planning as needed
· Provide administrative support as needed
· Other duties as requested by the General Manager

Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s Degree, focus in Arts Administration preferred
· Previous experience in not-for-profit development required, 5 years preferred
· Database software experience, such as Artful.ly, a plus
· Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
· Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
· Superior verbal and written communication skills
· A self-started who can work independently and make critical decisions
· Courteous with impeccable manners, including phone and email etiquette
· Attention to detail
· Ability to attend evening and weekend meetings/functions as required
· Passion for music and/or previous experience with a performing arts organization is a plus

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to LeAnne Anklan, General Manager, at ccoproduction@gmail.com

About the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra: The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August, 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. More information at www.ccocincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job related disability, or marital status.

Cincinnati Ballet

Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager

Posted:
May 13, 2016
Position Title: Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development
Works in close collaboration with: CEO & Artistic Director, Chief Operating Officer, Board of Trustee Chair, Development Team and Board of Trustee. 

Job Overview
The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of Cincinnati Ballet’s most significant individual and corporate donors. The successful candidate will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and corporate donors supporting Cincinnati Ballet annually by collaborating with team members to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships. This role requires an energetic and intelligent individual who can manage multiple projects while maintaining an excellent rapport with donors and constituents. 

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

· Primary relationship manager of a portfolio of individual and corporate donors capable of gifts above $5,000.
· Guide correspondence, meetings and follow-up for portfolio. 
· Manage solicitation plan and timeline to engage current and prospective individual and corporate partners.
· Responsible for all aspects of the development cycle for specified portfolio, from prospecting and pipeline development to cultivation, face-to-face solicitation, acknowledgement, and stewardship.
    o Creates strategic cultivation plans for each donor in portfolio, to be approved by            the Director of Development.
    o Manages prospecting process and prospect lists for individual and corporate                donors
    o Identifies and cultivates new corporate donors through research, Board                        connections, and community relationships.
· Craft innovative and compelling sponsorship proposals.
· Tracks all corporate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship actions in database.
· Conduct thorough research on corporate prospects in partnership with Grants & Prospect Research Manager.
· Works with the Donor Relations Manager to ensure sponsor benefits are completed as agreed upon.
· Organizes and supports cultivation events for donor portfolio in partnership with the Donor Relations Manager.
· Plans and executes 2 annual Business Partner Networking Night events.
· Fulfills and completes fundraising planning and solicitation for special campaigns and projects as directed by the Director of Development.

Skills Necessary
· Build and maintain an excellent rapport with key donors, Board members, community leaders and business executives. 
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Ability to work with both internal and external constituents.
· Thorough understanding of fundraising best practices and donor cultivation.
· Minimum 3 years of experience in fundraising or a related field, including direct experience with donor solicitation and closing a gift.
· Passion for Cincinnati Ballet’s mission and programs.
· Understanding of Cincinnati business community and cultural community.
· Strong data and analytical skills.
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word and Excel. Experience with Tessitura or a similar CRM database preferred.

Cincinnati Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.

To Apply:
Submit your cover letter, resume, and references to:  
Human Resources
Cincinnati Ballet
1555 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214
hr@cballet.org  

St. Xavier High School

Theatre/Acting Position

Posted:
May 9, 2016
Theatre/Acting Position for the 2016-17 Academic Year
Deadline to Apply – 5/23
Target start date – July 1 

St. Xavier High School, founded in 1831 and the oldest high school in Cincinnati, Ohio, is an all-male Catholic college preparatory school sponsored by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). With an enrollment of 1,600 young men from 3 states and 90 grade schools, St. X takes pride in having educated more than 18,000 living alumni in the Jesuit tradition for more than 181 years.   
  
The successful candidate will have a commitment to Catholic education and willingness to work with a talented and motivated student population and faculty colleagues. The successful St. Xavier teacher is dedicated to developing the whole person in academics, religious growth, and commitment to others. Joining a theatre faculty of four, the candidate will be responsible for teaching acting at all levels, and will direct 1-2 productions a year. In addition, the candidate will mentor students in a variety of theatrical fields, and will help strengthen Theatre Xavier from within the school and help expand its reach in the community.

Required Qualifications

· BA or BFA in Acting, Directing or theatre-related field
· Teaching experience at the college or secondary level
· Directing experience
· Ohio Teaching Certificate or its equivalent (this is NOT required for application, but non-certified applicants must become certified within five years)

Preferred Qualifications
· Advanced degree in Acting, Directing or theatre-related field
· Additional theatre skills (e.g., stage combat, choreography, props)
· Professional theatre experience
· Arts administration skills (e.g., budgets, marketing)

Apply here: Theatre/Acting Position for the 2016-17 Academic Year 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Communications Assistant

Posted:
May 6, 2016
Position: Communications Assistant (part-time)

Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary: The part-time Communications Assistant effectively assists the Communications Department with graphic design work, coordinating video and photo shoots, gathering and distributing press materials, sending concert and event information for calendar listings, managing bulletin boards, and assisting with writing and social media management. This position reports to the Director of Communications, and also works with the Digital Communications Manager and the Vice President of Communications. The CSO Communications Department works closely with staff across all the organization’s departments to ensure best-in-class communications throughout.

Job Responsibilities
· Create and edit images and pages for website use
· Write copy for features or columns in program book
· Enter and layout articles and other content from program books into Content Management System (CMS).
· Layout 2-3 articles in InDesign for monthly Magazine-style program book
· HTML Support for CMS and Emails.
· Digital file management
· Coordinate video and photo shoots (logistics, scheduling)
· Fulfill photo requests
· Archive digital files including photos, articles and videos
· Day to day management of public relations tracking software and reporting
· Assisting with press release distribution
· Assist with streamlining inter-departmental processes
· General clerical support for the Communications Department
· Attending department meetings and reporting on current projects
· Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
· Ability to work a regular schedule consisting of up to 20 hours per week, preferably Monday, Wednesday and Friday
· Excellent communication and organization skills
· Experience with Photoshop, InDesign and HTML. Illustrator a bonus. 
· Experience shooting or editing video preferred
· Experience with a CMS (WordPress, Drupal) or updating a blog a plus
· Knowledge of social media platforms
· Microsoft Office experience

The CSO celebrates diversity! We are an EEO/M/F/D/V Employer.

Please send cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio or blog to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202
Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Communications Multimedia Assistant” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.

COR Music Project

Music Teachers (part-time)

Posted:
May 6, 2016
The COR Music Project in Cincinnati is looking for 2 part-time music teachers at a high school for the 2016-2017 school year.

We are looking for a teacher who will be responsible for teaching 3 class periods a day: drum line, pep band, and a music & technology class. Drum line and pep band would both be expected to perform for basketball games. Most students in drum line and pep band will be beginners. Garage Band is used for the music and technology program.  

The 2nd teacher will teach 2 class periods a day: a beginning piano class and a vocal/theater class. The vocal/theater class would be more geared towards a show choir, but students would also be required to sing at mass. Show choir would need to be prepared to tour around the Cincinnati area at other schools and for shows. The show choir students will also be tied into the theater program, which will require some after school rehearsals, evening, and weekends when necessary.

Bachelor's degree in music and background check required. Experience working in a Catholic school preferred, but not required.

Send resume and 3 references to Chrissy at thecormusicproject@gmail.com.

Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Volunteer Musicians

Posted:
May 6, 2016
Volunteer musicians needed for fundraising events throughout the year for Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay/Neuter Clinic located in Madisonville. Events take place in various locations. Please contact:
 
Mary Casey-Sturk
Development Director
developmentoar@gmail.com
www.ohioalleycat.org

Constella Festival

Director of Operations

Posted:
May 4, 2016
Job Description: Director of Operations (paid position)
Reports to: Festival Director, Board
Deadline to Apply:​ Until filled  

World Class music and arts festival seeks a fearless, driven Director of Operations who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, who is confident, charismatic, results-oriented, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Individual who is not afraid to pick up the phone and make things happen, and is capable of building and expanding a global brand. Candidate must have a passion for the arts and should be comfortable working behind the scenes with Grammy award - winning musicians.

Responsibilities:
- Work independently majority of the time, report to Festival Director.
- Manage the preparation and production of the annual festival events as well as the special events throughout the year.
- Assign tasks and supervise work of the festival marketing, media and production interns, and     associates, contractors, vendors, venues and volunteers. This includes supervision of the Festival’s website, social media, other promotional material, program book creation, advertising and management of Constella’s marketing, ticketing, subscriber and donor databases.
- Manage and coordinate performance, transportation, housing and other needs of Festival artists.
- Work with Constella grant writers and interns to research, identify and prepare appropriate grants.
- Assist with the fundraising for the organization.
- Manage the festival budget and related documents, keeping them up to date. Regularly update the Board and Treasurer. Provide alerts and seek advice when it appears that budget overages may occur.
- Provide information for and help to prepare materials presented at Board of Directors meetings.
- Additional responsibilities will be mutually agreed upon.

Qualifications Include:
- Results­ oriented and organized with an ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Must excel in social settings 
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- A desire and ability to be a part of a growing brand and to have a positive impact on society at large through music and art

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to: 
Rachael Moore at constellafest@gmail.com.

Manifest Gallery

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Posted:
May 4, 2016
POSITION: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

POSITION OPEN IMMEDIATELY

MANIFEST CREATIVE RESEARCH GALLERY AND DRAWING CENTER is seeking a skillful, organized, and energetic person to fill the key position of MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR.

The ideal candidate for this key position will play an important role in the promotion and expansion of this internationally recognized and locally vital twelve year old non-profit arts organization. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will work directly with the Executive Director and Operations Manager to maintain Manifest’s full spectrum of social media, email campaigns, electronic communications and publication marketing efforts to broaden awareness of, and involvement in, all program areas of the organization. The position will work directly with various program lead staff, including the Exhibition Coordinator and Drawing Center Coordinator, in crafting elegant systems for ongoing, clear, and engaging public communications that suit Manifest’s vision and identity. 

It is essential that the Coordinator is also able to work independently, creatively devising verbiage and materials utilizing a writing style which echoes the organization’s philosophy, mission, and identity. The schedule for this position is somewhat flexible but must be consistent. The Coordinator must also understand that due to the nature of tasks and activities involved, the work schedule of the position will need to adapt to fit occasional special events and planning meetings, serving the specific needs of the role and the wider needs of organization.

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator must understand and support the mission of Manifest, and should have a deep interest in, commitment to, and familiarity with visual arts, especially in terms of bridging the unique and sometimes complex philosophy of Manifest with the general public, and differentiating the organization’s mission and programs from those of other arts organizations. It is expected that applicants hold a degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or Communications, and/or possess significant professional experience relating to this position. Some familiarity with non-profit or practical business operations is would be beneficial. 

This position offers the opportunity to further establish and build upon the organization’s overall image, and to broaden public impact and involvement. The position offers the chance to be a key part of the vibrant energy at Manifest by interacting with and greatly expanding Manifest’s existing culture of shared/creative learning made up of established, emerging, aspiring, and developing artists and academics on the regional and international level. The opportunity to vastly increase the efficiency and distribution of the award-winning Manifest Press publications is a unique benefit. 

As Manifest grows there is considerable opportunity for advancement.

Position: Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Primary Work Location: 2727 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 (Manifest Gallery and offices)
Part-time: 20hrs per week
Salary: $12.50 /hr
Flexible schedule. Position offers considerable growth potential as the role matures.
Reports to: Operations Manager (will also work directly with Executive Director on a regular basis)
Application due: Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Start date: Position is open immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

- Responsible for creating, promoting, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will increase Manifest’s exposure to the general public, to artists of all levels, and with other related constituents.
- Serving as the lead on public relation/advertising efforts for all organizational programming, including outreach to universities, flyer and postcard campaigns in the public space, and a perpetual and robust social media effort via Manifest’s core Facebook and Twitter profiles, as well as Instagram and other social media platforms as deemed appropriate.
- Working collaboratively to obtain and craft information and core content from program coordinators, while remaining self-sufficient in building compelling and full content in line with program vision and direction.
- Serving as project manager for various aspects of Manifest Press publications, including sales, marketing, distribution and production, and act as key content copyeditor and proofreader.
- Handle projects as assigned, such as initiative or special project-related marketing and events.
- Serving as a public spokesperson for Manifest’s programs, philosophy, and mission.
- Coordinate media interest in the Organization and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
- Enhance public awareness of Manifest through increased media coverage at the regional and national levels.
- Design, launch, and maintain email marketing campaigns.
- Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, etc.
- Coordinate and collaborate press interviews.
- Collect, organize, preserve, and present historical data and archival records and media coverage related to Manifest.

Qualifications:

- Experience in copywriting, graphic design, PR, marketing, and or advertising.
- Comfortable with web-based project management tools and collaboration technologies.
- Comfortable and skilled with routine email communication, both internal and external.
- Willingness and ability to be responsive to email dialog among staff and board members, and take direction or feedback via email. Ability to be responsive via email or phone during non-working hours when needed.
- Very strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
- Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills.
- Strong understanding of current trends in digital media/social media.
- Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the creation and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities.
- Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, and managing social media campaigns.
- Computer literacy in word processing, database management and page layout.
- Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.

Summary of Essential Responsibilities
- Social Media, public engagement
- Writing, editing, and communications
- PR/marketing

Summary of Essential Skills

- Excellent written, verbal, and oral communication skills.
- Ability to prioritize, balance, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Be a self-starter with strong initiative and work ethic. Eager to learn and problem solve.
- Ability to work as a key part of a small and very hard-working team.
-Self motivated with a positive and professional approach to accomplishing organizational goals.
- Highly organized, intelligent and punctual.
- Exhibit a strong sense for detail-oriented quality.
- Superior project management and time management skills

To Apply
Email your current resume, contact info for three references, and cover letter as one PDF via email to:
Kelia Hamilton, Operations Manager
hamilton@manifestgallery.org

Subject: Marketing and Communications Coordinator Position Application

Please note: we wish to receive applications through e-mail only, in the form of a single PDF attachment containing all relevant materials., with filename including your first and last names, as in john_doe.pdf.

No phone inquiries please.

(download this document in PDF format) 

About Manifest:

A non-profit Neighborhood Gallery for the World, and the Center for Drawing Education in the Midwest, Manifest takes a stand for the importance of the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students, professionals, and the public from around the world through carefully crafted world-class exhibits, studio programs, and publications.

Manifest Gallery serves as a venue for the free experience of quality-vetted contemporary art.

Manifest Drawing Center promotes drawing as a transformative art form by providing educational experiences focused on shared learning.

Manifest Press documents the organization's collaborations with artists from around the world through carefully designed publications and has the goal to make Manifest's projects accessible to the public everywhere, including outside its own region.

The Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) supports artists in making art and engaging the public by providing a working studio and dynamic environment for development and meaningful exchange.

Overview
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center was founded in 2004 by Cincinnati area professors and students. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization headquartered in the historic urban neighborhood of East Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio. The elegant street level exhibition space is minutes away from downtown Cincinnati, and the numerous academic institutions of higher learning in the region. It is also within easy walking distance of a diversely populated historic neighborhood with residents from all walks of life. The galleries are free and open to the public five or more hours per day (including evenings), five days a week, presenting unique and widely varied exhibitions featuring jury-selected works by artists from around the world. The 3000 square foot Manifest Drawing Center studio is located at the other end of Madison Road in another revitalizing urban community of Madisonville, about seven miles from the gallery. The Drawing Center offers life-drawing sessions for artists of all levels, as well as independent college-level workshops and public demos throughout the year.

Manifest is supported by grants and public donations and has the goal to support student professionalism, integrate the arts into the urban residential community and raise the bar on artistic standards. The mission also includes the exploration of the relationship between art and design, as well as the ongoing support and display of drawing in all its various forms.

To learn a lot more about Manifest, its history, programs, supporters, and people take a few moments to browse the website.

Contemporary Arts Center

Education Assistant

Posted:
May 4, 2016
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a part time candidate to fill our Education Assistant position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the part time position of Education Assistant.  

SCOPE OF POSITION (General Description): The Education Assistant reports directly to the Curator of Education and will assist with adult programming, select children’s programming and general clerical work. This position is responsible for assisting the Curator of Education and Associate Educator in the development, implementation and documentation of CAC programming. Additionally, this position will be responsible for general clerical work that includes managing multiple databases, reporting, and the day to day upkeep of the 6th floor UnMuseum. 

EDUCATION ASSISTANT SPECIFIC DUTIES
:
· Assist with Adult Programming including but not limited to Memories in the Museum, One Night One Craft, Drink and Draw, outreach events and Docent Programs. Duties include: assist visitors with art making, general customer service, sign in visitors, evaluations, take photographic documentation, assist in set up and take down.
· Manage volunteers, interns and artist, with Education Curator, as part of Adult Programming.
· Assist the Associate Educator with Teacher Workshops, Teen Nights, outreach events and Thursday Art Play programs. Duties include: assist visitors with art making, customer service, sign in visitors, evaluations, prepping materials, take photographic documentation, assist in set up and take down.
· Record keeping for programming and evaluations. 
· Assisting with monthly electronic mailings
· Maintain the 6th Floor UnMuseum for visitor usage- maintain ArtLab and its supplies and ensure that all educational spaces are clean and safe.
· Additional responsibilities may include proof reading and assisting with research projects. 
· Perform other duties as assigned.

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND. THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONCIOUS OF OTHER CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION NEEDS AND CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

REQUIREMENTS:
· Bachelor’s degree with course work in education, art education or art history. The ideal candidate will also have previous experience with adult or children’s programming.
· Solid computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office a must (Word, Powerpoint, Access and Excel)
· Strong customer service skills
· Interest in contemporary art. Enjoy working with the public 
· Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills
· This job required stocking supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder
· Work schedule is Wednesday and Thursday and one additional day selected by the candidate. Will be required to work Wednesday evenings and some Thursday evenings and the occasional weekend as needed to accommodate museum’s programs. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by May 25, 2016 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
44 East 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  No phone calls accepted, nor returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Telesales Representative

Posted:
Apr 29, 2016
Position: Subscription Telesales Representative
Part-time
Hours: 16-20 hours per week (flexible Monday-Thursday evenings & Saturday 10am-2pm)

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking a part-time telesales representative to call patrons to promote and sell new Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestra season subscriptions. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service oriented individuals who show great attention to detail, an interest in classical music and will share the overall organizational vision of delivering unparalleled concert experiences and deepening patron engagement. Candidates must be well-spoken, reliable, strong communicators with positive, upbeat energy.

Compensation includes base pay, commission, cash bonuses and complimentary concert tickets.

Call Phyllis at 513.864.8801. Or, interested applicants can e-mail their resume and short cover letter to Phyllis Oditz at poditz@dcmtm.com.  

The CSO is the umbrella organization for the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops, presenting more than 100+ concerts and events annually. A dynamic and thriving organization with a growing support base of audiences and contributors, the CSO is a cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community and an anchor institution at Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine. The CSO serves as an ambassador for the Greater Cincinnati area to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold.

Lewis & Clark Co.

Campaign & Project Manager

Posted:
Apr 29, 2016
POSITION: CAMPAIGN & PROJECT MANAGER

ABOUT LEWIS & CLARK CO.:
Lewis & Clark Co. is a fundraising leadership and innovation firm that aspires to be the most creative force in helping non-profits, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs envision, fund and launch their inspirational and game-changing ideas.  We combine entrepreneurial savvy with adaptive fundraising strategies to overcome challenges on the path to success.  We see our role as the CEO of our projects—we assume full responsibility for aligning all of the elements needed to successfully achieve the desired outcomes.  

JOB SUMMARY:
The Campaign & Project Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of civic projects, fundraising campaigns and/or strategic consulting engagements in partnership with the leadership team.  The Campaign & Project Manager will be responsible for managing workflow delivery (presentation development, donor solicitation preparation, meeting scheduling, project timeline management, etc…), client relationships, and supporting the work of the team as needed to accomplish the goals of the project.  This position is a client/donor facing position that works with high net-worth individuals, political leaders and corporate executives in major U.S. cities and, therefore, it requires the utmost discretion, poise, social agility, trustworthiness and professionalism.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
· Serve as the internal project leader for all activities related to the projects you are engaged with
· Develop and utilize project planning documents (goals & objectives, donor pipeline management tools, operations timeline)
· Manage and coordinate communications with clients and key donors for each project; developing and/or delivering key messages to appropriate audiences 
· Schedule planning and solicitation meetings 
· Develop presentations for donor and client meetings 
· Execute timely follow-up correspondence and tasks after each client meeting
· Be proactive in serving the needs of the team, clients, and donors for each project

QUALITIES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
:
· An adaptive/entrepreneurial mind-set—the ability to think creatively about how to solve problems, overcome obstacles, motivate people, and ultimately find the successful path to desired outcomes
· A drive to deliver work of the highest quality
· The ability to anticipate the next steps in complex processes
· Exceptional follow-through, organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
· Excel with very limited oversight and direction by clearly communicating to all partners and team members
· Thrive in a start-up environment where everyone does what it takes to help the company serve its clients

SALARY & BENEFITS:
· Salary based on experience 
· Competitive benefits package, parking, paid vacation and retirement match after 6 months’ employment

Interested parties should send their resume and an e-mail explaining their qualifications and salary requirement for the position to info@lewisandclarkco.com.  

Visit www.LewisAndClarkCo.com for more info!

Cincinnati Boychoir

Assistant Conductor - Advanced Division

Posted:
Apr 29, 2016
POSITION OPENING: Assistant Conductor – Advanced Division

The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks an energetic teacher and conductor to assist with the direction of two advanced division choirs: the Concert Choir, a 45-voice treble ensemble, and the Tour Choir, a 35-voice SATB ensemble. Boys in the Concert Choir range from 4th grade to 8th grade; boys in the Tour Choir range from the 5th grade through high school. The Assistant Conductor’s primary responsibilities are as follows: implement music theory program as instructed by Director of Education, lead sectional rehearsals, lead full rehearsals and concert appearances in the absence of the primary conductor, and assist in overseeing student behavior and well-being.

The ideal candidate possesses experience working with adolescents and pre-adolescents, and enjoys the particular energy and needs of middle- and high-school aged boys. The candidate must be able to lead a full rehearsal or performance in the absence of the primary conductor.

The Cincinnati Boychoir maintains a professional performance season, and as such, the Assistant Conductor must be able to teach in a way that is meaningful for the boys as well as efficient and productive.

Timeframe
The position will commence in July 2016. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Mondays and Thursdays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with approximately 30 performances per year (including tours) as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements

• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Excellent crowd management skills
• Experience conducting choral ensemble/s
• Degree in choral conducting, music education, or vocal performance/pedagogy
• Strong knowledge of vocal and choral pedagogy
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Other Desirable Qualifications
• Keyboard skills; ability to accompany rehearsals will be looked upon favorably
• Desire to participate in building the Boychoir program

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid monthly at a competitive rate.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information:www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.

Cincinnati Boychoir

A Cappella Coach for BeauxTies

Posted:
Apr 29, 2016
POSITION OPENING: A Cappella Coach for BeauxTies

The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks a dynamic and experienced coach for its new contemporary a cappella ensemble, the BeauxTies. The approximately 16 boys in this ensemble are tenors and basses in grades 7 – 12. The group meets weekly (currently) on Wednesday evenings.

The ideal candidate possesses experience working with adolescents and pre-adolescents, and enjoys the particular energy and needs of middle- and high-school aged boys.

The ideal candidate is someone with experience in collegiate or professional contemporary a cappella singing, show choir, or vocal jazz. An understanding of the changed and changing male voice is crucial.

Timeframe

The position will commence in July 2016. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Wednesdays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with approximately 6-12 performances per year as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Strong background in choral methods
• Knowledge of repertoire
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Other Desirable Qualifications

• Keyboard skills; ability to accompany rehearsals will be looked upon favorably
• Desire to participate in building the Boychoir program

Compensation

The successful candidate will be paid monthly at a competitive rate.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information:www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.

Cincinnati Boychoir

Conducting Intern

Posted:
Apr 29, 2016
POSITION OPENING: Conducting Intern

The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks an undergraduate- or graduate-level intern interested in learning the craft of teaching and conducting within a nationally recognized boychoir program. The intern will assist with all of the educational and artistic activities as needed, and be offered to work with all levels of students from ages eight through eighteen. The intern will have the opportunity to teach and conduct in rehearsals and performances, and receive score preparation and podium coaching from the artistic staff. Other opportunities for learning, teaching, touring, and performing may be offered to qualified candidates.

Timeframe
The position will commence in late August 2016. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Mondays and/or Thursdays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with approximately 15-25 performances per year as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Strong background in music theory
• Basic keyboard skills.
• Excellent sight-singing/musicianship skills
• Must be currently pursuing a degree program in music education, conducting, sacred music, or a related program
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Compensation
A stipend of $1,500 is offered with a nine-month contract.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information:www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.

Contemporary Dance Theater

Marketing and Graphic Design Internships (Summer)

Posted:
Apr 27, 2016
Positions: Marketing and Graphic Design Internships (Summer)

Contemporary Dance Theater’s interns will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of print, digital, and social media marketing and audience development for CDT’s Guest Artist Series and associated programs while learning about the inner workings of an active art nonprofit. These internships are unpaid, 5-10 hours per week with highly flexible schedules. Interns will receive access to free dance classes and tickets to CDT’s Area Choreographers Festival. 

Responsibilities may include:
-Assist with communications, including social media, email, web, and print marketing
-Assist in the upkeep of CDT’s audience database, compiling research and reports 
-Assist in planning and implementing social media and email campaigns for the Guest Artist Series 
-Creation of individualized promotional project specific to the interests and expertise of the student applicant 
-Additional tasks and projects as assigned

Qualifications:
-Undergraduate (sophomore - senior) or graduate student pursuing a degree in dance, arts administration, marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field.
- Appreciation for dance or performing arts
- Knowledge of social media trends and tools; proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
- Graphic design, photography, or video-creation/editing skills 
- InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Filemaker experience a plus
-Excellent communication skills, an eye for detail, and ability to work independently under hard deadlines preferred

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with three references to Amanda Lopez-Kurtz: Amanda@cdt-dance.org

Contemporary Dance Theater is a nationally recognized dance presenter that serves the community through classes, performances, and presentation of local and national choreographers, dancers, and artists. More information about CDT at www.cdt-dance.org

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Residential Life Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 22, 2016
Position: Residential Life Coordinator

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is seeking a Residential Life Coordinator. 

The Residential Life Coordinator strives to build a positive and safe living-learning environment in which students can grow and develop. The Residential Life Coordinator will help to provide programs and services that support the academic and creative mission of the Academy by enhancing the educational, personal, cultural, and social development of students.

The Residential Life Coordinator will report to the Director of Student Services.  

The Residential Life Coordinator is a full time, live-in, position. Active working hours are expected to be 35 hours a week. This position’s hours must be flexible to accommodate special events, weekends and nights as needed. On-call hours are required and will be set by the Director of Student Services according to departmental demands. Some occasional travel may be required. 

Direct responsibilities include
- Manages daily operation of the Residential Housing program to include student conduct in housing units, programming, mediation, and roommate assignments. 
- Manages and supervises student Resident Advisors. 
- responsible for assisting the Director of Student Services in planning and developing events for the Academy’s students to provide social, recreational, cultural and educational programs and activities to enhance student engagement. 
- Serve as a contact in the event of a student emergency.
- Manages the student studios program to include conducting the studio lottery and placement. 
- Manages the daily responsibilities of the Disabilities Accommodations program.
- Assists in planning and implementing the Student Orientation Program. 
- Responsible for the creation of all photo identification badges and building access cards for each student and employee of the Academy. 
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required. 

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, psychology, social work, or human services or other closely related field preferred.
- Live-in residence life experience preferred
- Computer proficiency on both PC and MAC platforms. Program experience to include: SEVIS, student information systems, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, & Illustrator. 
- Experience with various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, and Instagram. 

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an EEOC employer and offers a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@artacademy.edu. Interested persons should apply by May 13, 2016. 

Cincinnati Nature Center

Event Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 20, 2016
Position Title: Event Coordinator
Classification: Hourly/Non-Exempt   
Supervisor: Director of Visitor Experience
Category: Regular Full Time (30 - 40 hours/week)   
Department: Visitor Experience Schedule: M – F (Events as Needed)   

Purpose  
The Event Coordinator position is responsible for promoting CNC’s mission through membership, visitation, attracting new supporters, and engaging donors by planning and executing all CNC events.  This position works in collaboration with the Visitor Experience and External Relations Teams.  This position also manages the NEXT in Nature Advisory Board.

Essential Job Responsibilities

MANAGE CNC ORGANIZATIONAL EVENTS (85%):  
· Plan, coordinate and execute all aspects of CNC events, including, but not limited to community events, fundraising events, as well as donor and volunteer recognition events.  
· Organize various facilities and manage event details such as, but not limited to, décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitees, special guests, equipment, and marketing collateral.
· Monitor event expenses, revenues and attendance to ensure financial objectives are met or exceeded.
· Negotiate contracts with 3rd party vendors.
· Specify staffing requirements and serve as liaison to event volunteers ensuring that all event objectives are met.
· Coordinate with both Visitor Experience and External Relations teams to support sponsorship and promotional strategies.
· Act as CNC liaison with Green Umbrella to support The Great Outdoor Weekend.
· Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations.
· Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations to report outcomes and ensure events met or exceeded member expectations, membership growth and financial goals.  
· Manage multiple, simultaneous projects and work assignments for both Visitor Services and External Relations teams.
· Make recommendations for improving current events and suggestions/ideas for future events.
· Create partnerships with local businesses and organizations to host collaborative events, sponsorship and in-kind donations.
· Annual recurring events include: Maple on Tap, Earth Weekend, Native Plant Sale, Back to Nature, Trails Fest, Hoots & Hops, Preparing for Night, Great Outdoor Weekend, Earth Day Celebration, Pancake Breakfast, Holiday Open House, and Wood Thrush Award. These events include both major fundraising and community events and are subject to change year-to-year.

Additional Job Responsibilities

MANAGE NEXT IN NATURE Advisory Board (15%)
:  
· Direct functions relating to NEXT in Nature including: recruiting and retaining members, administering communications, and working with the group to bring value to CNC. 
· Utilize NEXT in Nature to plan, work and promote CNC organizational events.
· Utilize NEXT in Nature to represent CNC at external venues.

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

Education and Competencies:
· Bachelor’s degree or higher  
· Minimum 2 years direct experience in special event management and/or non-profit development preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities
:
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information
· Knowledge of safety standards and risk management preferred.
· Knowledge of environmental education principals and methods preferred.
· Budget management
· A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
· Ability and desire to learn.
· Must pass a background check and remain current with First Aid/CPR certifications.

Qualifications:
· Experience planning and implementing successful social media programs
· Collaborative working style
· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
· Knowledge of basic nonprofit office functions
· Great customer service skills
· General interest in nature and the environment
· Must pass a background check 
· Must possess a current/valid driver’s license

Computer Skills
:
· Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software
· Experience with Raisers Edge software is preferred

Work Environment
:
· Work is performed on-site at CNC, indoors in an office environment as well as outdoors in nature. 
· Additional work may be required off-site and local travel may be required. When a CNC vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

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

To apply, please click the following link
:
Click here to apply to the Event Planner job posting on our Careers page. 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bartender (part-time)

Posted:
Apr 20, 2016
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is seeking a part-time bartender. This is a great opportunity to earn extra income for anyone whether you are a student, young professional, retired or anywhere in-between.

The part-time bartender will be a public face for Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and have direct contact with our patrons on a nightly basis. He or she will execute strategies connected to bar performance. Reporting to the Head of Corporate Development and Special Events, the bartender will be responsible for accounting of inventory and cash drawer, building of drinks/cocktails, and maintaining world-class customer service. 

The responsibilities of the part-time Bartender include, but are not limited to those listed below and other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

HOSPITALITY/BAR EXECUTION
Properly account for bar drawer's starting and ending balance. Take inventory before and after each shift of all alcohol and custom cocktail ingredients. Restock bar and candies when necessary; this includes communicating to the Head of Corporate Development and Special Events or Box Office manager when supplies are low. Mix and pour drinks, and know the correct proportions of basic mixed drinks and custom cocktails. Keep lines to a minimum. Stay in compliance with standard operating procedures. Maintain bar in accordance with the rules of the State of Ohio Division of Liquor Control. 

TRAINING/GROWTH
Attend all training sessions usually held the Tuesday evening immediately preceding the opening of a main stage production to learn custom cocktail recipe, new bar regulations/practices, and incremental skill sets to increase bar efficiencies (roughly one per month). If you are to miss a training session it is your responsibility to notify the Head of Corporate Development and Special Events in sufficient time, and you must execute the information covered in your missed session.

AVAILABILITY/RESPONSIBILITY
Standard shift assignments will be Thursday/Saturday evenings, or Friday evenings/Sunday afternoons every weekend in a 4-5 week run of a production. Bartenders should expect to have shifts assigned for a full production and then off for a full production. If there are additional performances added to your assigned production, it is your responsibility to be there as assigned. Each shift requires the bartender to arrive with enough time to ensure the bar is ready to open for patrons and must stay until the last patron has left the building or when the Box Office Manager has released you. 

VIP/OPENING NIGHTS
Assist with special event set up and breakdown. This may include moving tables, folding linens, washing dishes, storing food, and other operations. Bartenders will assist.

SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:

Bartender should have: good interpersonal skills, basic knowledge of CSC, a strong grasp of basic math, customer service, ability to take direction and multi-task, to work under strict timelines, to lift up to 25 lbs., to stand for hours at a time, and to self-manage. Must be 21 years of age or older.

TO APPLY:

Send a resume and brief cover letter to mail to: cal.harris@cincyshakes.com describing your interest in the position and related experience, if any. Applications are reviewed immediately upon submission. Please use the following subject line for e-mail: CSC Bartending.

If you desire more than the standard number of shifts, please indicate that in your cover letter as well.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Security Guard (Part Time)

Posted:
Mar 11, 2016
Position: Security guard (part time)

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Chief of Security, candidates for this part-time position should have a knowledge of security practices, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills and a commitment to customer service.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing a visitor friendly atmosphere; monitoring artwork and museum areas to ensure safety and security, monitoring alarm systems, dispersing and collecting keys, signing in and out contract employees, answering telephones for department, logging lost and found, assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed, and other duties as assigned.  Work hours can vary and will not exceed 25 per week. Pay rate is $8.10 per hour. 

Requirements
: Position requires a High School diploma or equivalent work experience. Must possess excellent customer service skills and have ability to work well within a team environment. Resumes should be submitted to the Human Resources Department via email humanresources@cincyart.org, fax (513)639-2932 or mail Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Candidates may also turn in an application during Art Museum business hours Tuesday- Sunday 11 am to 5 pm at the front desk.

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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

Event Captain (Part Time)

Posted:
Mar 11, 2016
Position: Event Captain (Part Time)
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Event Captain in the Art Museum’s Special Events and Catering Department.

Job Summary:
The Event Captain is responsible for ensuring that his/her assigned events and activities are organized and executed, resulting in the complete satisfaction of the guests attending the event.  The Event Captain will supervise and lead the event staff at all stages of a function from set-up to breakdown.  The position will report directly to the Hospitality Manager & Executive Chef and will partner closely with other Art Museum departments.

General Responsibilities:
- Oversees all event service operations and ensures that all event service details are executed. Assist in ensuring that the events are on time. Make adjustments as needed and relay that information to the appropriate personnel. 
- Review Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s) at the beginning of each shift to ensure room are set as contracted. Confirm and assist in setup of A/V equipment as needed for the event.
- Responsible for the performance of the event service staff, including direct supervision of the event staff.  Manage the staffing levels before and during the events.  
- Collaborate with the Chef and Special Events sales team to ensure that quality service is provided for all meeting and event guests. 
- Be an active liaison between the guests and other Art Museum staff to ensure outstanding customer service while maintaining company procedures and complying with company policies 
- Maintain all equipment and facilities in an organized, clean, safe environment.
- Communicate any areas of need, problems, and concerns from guest to the Hospitality Manager
- Work closely with Security, Buildings and Grounds, and Visitor Services staff to schedule and perform transportation of supplies and equipment as needed throughout the Art Museum.
- Complete administrative tasks as assigned by Hospitality Manager
 
Requirements
High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, or a related business degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years of experience in events/ banquets, food & beverage, conference services or a related discipline is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.  Positive interpersonal and customer service skills required. Strong project management skills required

Physical Requirements 
- Ability to speak and hear 
- Close and distance vision 
- Identify and distinguish colors
- Frequent standing with some walking and sitting 
- Will stand for long periods of time 
- Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs 
- Occasionally lifts/carries up to 50 lbs 
- Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills 
- Able to reach hands and arms in any direction and kneel, stoop or crouch repeatedly 

Working Conditions
May work indoor or outdoor settings.  Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours as business dictates
 
To Apply:
Resume may be mailed or sent electronically to Cincinnati Art Museum, Attention: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Email to: humanresources@cincyart.org. 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.