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As a free service to the community, ArtsWave offers a list of jobs available in the arts and culture sector. Postings reflect a variety of opportunities from volunteer and part-time jobs to full-time executive-level positions. Click on each job title below to view the full job description.

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Cincinnati Art Museum

Gallery Attendant

Posted:
Apr 26, 2017
Position: GALLERY ATTENDANT - PT

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Gallery Attendants. We are looking for friendly and outgoing individuals who have the passion to work in one of country's oldest visual arts institutions.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
Duties 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 and visitors, answering telephones for department; logging lost and found; assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Gallery Attendants 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. 

General work hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Additional hours may be available dependent on the times and dates of scheduled programs and events.

REQUIREMENTS
High School diploma or equivalent work experience required. Previous security or museum experience is a plus. Candidates must have strong customer service & interpersonal skills and possess a strong ability to work with the public. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of security practices and possess excellent organizational skills.

Hourly pay will start at $8.15
 
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
An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available.
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

Cafe and Catering Servers - PT

Posted:
Apr 26, 2017
Position: Café and Catering Servers – PT 

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Café and Event Catering Department.
As the primary point of contact for guest interactions in the Terrace Café and the Museum’s special events, the server is responsible for serving food and beverages and providing a great customer service experience for guests using their knowledge, hospitality and service skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Making menu suggestions and describing the dishes to guests
• Delivering food to tables
• Overseeing table maintenance and guest needs.
• Monitoring guest satisfaction
• Familiarity with POS
• Must have flexible schedule

REQUIREMENTS
• High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent.
• Open availability. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays
• Excellent communication abilities

Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from Art Museum staff, members, and the general public. Candidate must be dependable, organized, be able to meet the physical demands of position, and maintain a professional demeanor. Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours, a beautiful atmosphere, and a great work environment!
Prior server or fine dining restaurant experience 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
Fax: (513) 639.2932
Email: 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. Positions are open until filled.

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

Food and Beverage Supervisor (FT)

Posted:
Apr 26, 2017
POSITION: FOOD AND BEVERAGE SUPERVISOR- FT\

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of Food and Beverage Supervisor. This is a full time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

The Food and Beverage Supervisor is responsible for the daily management of the front of the house staff and the coordination of resources for the Terrace Café. Duties include but are not limited to: daily server staff management, linen and alcohol inventory and ordering, guest services and reservation, daily cash handling/ counting, and general organization of the front end of the café. In addition the Food and Beverage Supervisor is expected to perform all other responsibilities as directed or as assigned by management. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Daily management of front of the house staff including new hire onboarding, training, and employee relations as necessary.
- Assist in preparation and setup for catering events. Ensure all Front of House event responsibilities are properly delegated and completed by service staff. Follow up on functions as needed.
- Perform liquor inventory and track daily usage. Order additional food or liquor inventory based on the event schedule or as instructed by Executive Chef. Order and maintain linen inventory for events.
- All cash handling functions for the café including counting the change drawer, making change for café servers, checking servers out and signing their paperwork, voiding invalid café orders, and returning the cash drawer to the finance office with the correct daily balance.
- Manage guest reservations. Answering and responding to potential guest's phone calls and inquiries. Check messages on voicemail daily and maintain reservation book. - Process all “to go” orders for guests and staff
- Daily administration and distribution of all incoming emails and faxes in a timely manner.
- Lightly clean and organize the front of the house area when the café is closed at the end of the day.

REQUIREMENTS
High school graduate or equivalent education and at least three (3) years of customer service and front end management experience. Advanced experience in hospitality or restaurant management preferred.
Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner. 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.
 
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 Art Museum

Chief of Security

Posted:
Apr 26, 2017
Position: Chief of Security
The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a full time Chief of Security to lead and direct all security related functions of the Security department. This is a full time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

POSITION SUMMARY 
The Chief of Security position plans, directs and coordinates all activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s assets, employees, visitors  and others; ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities; advises, makes recommendations, assists in the formulation of goals and objectives; designs, implements and monitors security policies, procedures and programs; complies with federal, state and local legal regulations; and exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES 
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises Cincinnati Art Museum security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
- Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.
- Evaluates current procedures, practices and precedents for accomplishing Cincinnati Art Museum activities and functions relative to security.
- Prepares periodic budget estimate and reviews financial reports to ensure security operation efficiency and quality control.
- Develops preventative security programs, including the supervision of security personnel. Performs audits of security related performance and conducts physical surveys of premise security, including security equipment condition.
- Conducts, supervises and prepares reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of Cincinnati Art Museum’s regulations, policies and procedures; develops, implements and manages security training.
- Assists in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning.
Cincinnati Art Museum’s liaison with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies as it relates to security at Cincinnati Art Museum personnel.
- Directs and coordinates, through subordinate and/or contract personnel, CAM activities and security functions, utilizing knowledge of established policies, procedures and practices. Provides work directives for subordinates.
- Initiates personnel actions such as recruitment, selections, transfers, promotions and corrective action or dismissal measures. Prepares work schedules; assigns or delegates scheduling responsibilities. Sets deadlines to ensure completion of operational security functions.
- Resolves work grievances or submits unsettled grievances to the Director of Human Resources and Administration or other Cincinnati Art Museum senior management for action.
- Interprets and disseminates CAM policy to subordinate personnel; and evaluates employees’ performance.
- Performs other activities as assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security or a closely related field, or equivalent number of years of experience, and/or five (5)  years full-time experience performing supervisory responsibilities or highly responsible work relating to tasks assigned to this position, or any combination of education and experience provided the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.
- CPR/ First Aid certification and/ or first responder certification or training desired.
- Excellent customer relations, computer technology, supervisory, and communications skills required.
- Ability to work effectively in a team and independently required.
- Experience with electronic ID and facility-access systems required
- Ability to make decisions quickly and in emergency situations required.
- Administrative and supervisory experience in security operations required.
 
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 Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager

Posted:
Apr 26, 2017
Position: Assistant Orchestra Personnel 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.

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: This full time position provides administrative and operational support to the Director of Orchestra Personnel. This position serves as the secondary contact with all musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, CSO Production Staff and with the Music Director. The Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager is a representative of management and fulfills the duties of the Director of Orchestra Personnel in his/her absence.

Responsibilities

- Assists the Director of Orchestra Personnel in administering the Master Agreement including the management of all Orchestra services; start and stop times, breaks, attendance and string seating.
- In coordination with the Director of Orchestra Personnel create and manage the preparation and posting of all musician rosters, including identifying needed extras, wind part assignments, and string rotation.
- Manages the hiring of all string substitute / replacement musicians.  Engages extra musicians as assigned by the Director of Orchestra Personnel.
- Manage the tracking of orchestra member attendance including: sick leave, personal leave, exchange services, etc.
- Assists the Director of Orchestra Personnel in the execution of all auditions according to the Master Agreement. Serve as the Audition Coordinator in organizing and maintaining all applications and résumés, communicating the time and date of the auditions to external and internal candidates and the audition committee in a timely and accurate manner.
- Fulfills the duties of the Director of Orchestra Personnel in his/her absence including split orchestra services. 
- Manages the assignment of Pops jackets and Pops shirts and maintains all records.
- Manages the posting and distribution of all schedules, memos and other official communication. 
- Maintain and update the Orchestra Webpage. 
- Send weekly Orchestra Announcement Email
- Manages mailbox and locker assignments as well as obtaining Orchestra musician ID’s.
- Assists the Director of Orchestra Personnel and Operations department in the preparation of foreign and domestic tours. Compiles and distributes information packets as well as collects, verifies and coordinates returned information.  Assists with other duties as assigned.
- Coordinate with the Director of Operations and the Director of Personnel for all Run-out, Regional Pops, and other services away from Music Hall. This includes riding the musician’s bus.
- Work with Volunteer Manager to get Musician Volunteers for Parties of Note.
- Represents management at all times to the musicians.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship: The Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager reports to the Director of Orchestra Personnel. 

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in music and/or arts administration.
- Experience in orchestra personnel management or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Must demonstrate initiative, strong problem resolution and organizational skills, and be able to participate successfully in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
- Ability to observe a high level of discretion and confidentiality at all times 
- The ability to prioritize projects and manage stressful situations while remaining professional.
- Computer proficiency required, including Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Tessitura experience is a plus.
- Availability to work evening and weekend events is required.
- Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and reliable transportation as offsite travel is required.

Compensation and Benefits: The Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager 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, resume, and salary history via email to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager” in the subject line.

ArtWorks

BLINK Program Manager (Temporary/Seasonal Position)

Posted:
Apr 24, 2017
Job Title: BLINK Program Manager (Temporary/Seasonal Position)
Location:  ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Hours: Part time (Monday – Friday, 25 hours per week)
Compensation: $20/hour
Reports to: Director of BLINK Management
Start date: May 8, 2017 (approximate)
Purpose: Join this exciting event and lend your incredible organizing skills.  The BLINK Program Manager (Temporary/Seasonal) will oversee a variety of art projects and coordination that ArtWorks is contributing to the BLINK citywide light event planned for October 12 – 15, 2017. The Program Manager will oversee the Call to Artists process for light-based sculpture & installations, in addition to overseeing projects and coordination support for the community light-art parade. The Program Manager will oversee execution of planned BLINK-related projects, manage associated project-specific teams and tasks, and support cross-departmental initiatives with direct input from the Director of BLINK Management.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee, support and implement ArtWorks-led BLINK programming 
• Serve as a primary point person for Artists and community partners, 
• Lead meetings with stakeholders to guide productive discussion, planning, and resource coordination
• Prepare presentations for community, funders, and other audiences (as appropriate)
• Work collaboratively with the BLINK Creative Planning Teams 
• Coordinate various community engagement and workshop sessions from informational (that support the
project process) to hands-on (that contribute to art project outcomes) (community parade specific)
• Manage internal workflow to ensure resources and content is delivered according to project needs, timelines and budgets
• Administer, track, and report outcomes measures
• Provide content to ArtWorks & BLINK Development and Communications teams for marketing and fundraising needs
• Recruit and work with community partners or participants to implement projects

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics, and abilities:
• Is able to manage a fast-paced multifaceted project
• An understanding of project management and public art professional practice
• A good design sensibility and familiarity with contemporary art
• A basic understanding of (or ability to research and support) the materials, techniques, and installation methods for public art
• Event management and coordination experience is ideal
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
• Confidence in public speaking role
• Experience and proven management skills
• Detail-oriented, with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities, meet deadlines and manage budgets
• Skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Asana, and Creative Suites a plus
• Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds
• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
• Driver’s license and personal transportation
• Excellent personal and professional references
• Available to support all BLINK event dates (October 12 – 15) in addition to supporting load-in and load-out the weeks prior and post-event
• Available to support additional special events (for ArtWorks or BLINK), with occasional weekend/evening work

The successful candidate will:
• Be able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks and BLINK team members
• Adhere to the utmost ethical standards; be intuitive, considerate, and kind
• Be a team player, hard-working, and an independent achiever with a “can-do” attitude; must be
comfortable in a fast-paced environment
• Be inquisitive and imaginative
• Be flexible, optimistic, and constructive

Credentials and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management or related field
• 1-3 years’ experience in administrative role
• 1-3 years’ project management experience in a non-profit

About ArtWorks:
Founded in 1996, ArtWorks transforms people and places through investments in creativity, and is the leading employer of visual artists in the region. ArtWorks employs teens and professional artists to make
innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks’ Summer Program has provided job opportunities for more than 3,000 teen Apprentices and 800 professional Artists. ArtWorks is grateful for the support of many individuals and organizations, including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, the generosity of community contributions to the ArtsWave Campaign, and the Ohio Arts Council.  To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter by April 26th to Amy Scarpello atAmy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org or by mail to:
ATTN: BLINK Program Manager Applications
ArtWorks
20 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202

MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir

Music Director

Posted:
Apr 24, 2017
MUSE is an inclusive and feminist choral community advocating for peace and justice.  We unite our voices to raise awareness and inspire change in ourselves, our audiences, and our world through partnerships that honor the humanity and enduring spirit of all people. MUSE’s vision is to create a more peaceful and just world through song.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, seeks a Music Director to be a collaborative leader within our feminist choral community and support our mission, vision and values (www.musechoir.org/about/mission).  
 
MUSE is a 65 member auditioned choir in the culturally rich city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1984 by Dr. Catherine Roma, MUSE is one of the most highly regarded women’s choirs in the nation. MUSE has built a feminist, collaborative culture and developed sociocratic decision-making structures. MUSE is committed to increasing the repertoire of choral music for a wide range of women’s voices and seeks to continue the choir’s growth as a diverse musical organization advocating for peace and social justice.   

The Music Director reports to the Board of Directors and collaborates and communicates closely with MUSE’s contracted staff and with the volunteer leadership of the Heart (leaders of the Musical Excellence, Social Justice, Operations, and Membership Circles).  Information about MUSE’s administrative structure is available at www.musechoir.org/about/staff.

Expectations and Scope of Services

A. Promote the musical health and growth of the choir to serve our mission, vision, and values
    1. Prepare for and conduct weekly choir rehearsals and additional rehearsals, as needed
    2. Collaborate in the production of, and conduct, two or three MUSE-produced concerts each season
    3. Conduct periodic community appearances 
    4. Collaborate with the Social Justice and Musical Excellence Circles to ensure repertoire is aligned with MUSE’s mission
    5. Build coalitions with diverse local and national guest musicians and consultants working in various musical styles

B. Promote the financial health and growth of the choir
    1. Attend monthly Board meetings
    2. Work with the Board to establish an annual budget and adhere to the budget
    3. Participate in and promote fundraising events, build relationships within the donor     community, and support grant-writing efforts
    4. Assist in strategic planning with the Board, Heart, and members

C. Be a collaborative leader
    1. Build collaborative relationships with MUSE’s other professional contractors,           Board, Heart and members through regular meetings and communication
    2. Collaborate with the Membership Circle to welcome all members and to foster a       strong choral community
    3. Collaborate with the Musical Excellence and Social Justice Circles on concert         themes, repertoire, original commissions, and new arrangements
    4. Collaborate with Operations Circle to ensure production and promotional efforts are successful

D. Serve as an ambassador for MUSE
    1. Promote and increase MUSE’s reputation and visibility in the community and           among MUSE alumnae, Friends of MUSE, and other funders 
    2. Represent MUSE in local, national, and international choir organizations such as     GALA Choruses, Sister Singers Network, Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium,         etc.

Required Training and Experience:
⦁ Familiarity with wide-ranging repertoire including classical music, world music, women’s music from a variety of cultures, and music from the peace and justice movements
⦁ An understanding of the diverse range of women’s voices
⦁ Minimum of three years of choral conducting experience at a high level, preferably with women’s choir
⦁ Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in choral conducting, music education, or related degree program (advanced degree preferred)

Application Information
Applications will be accepted through June 5, 2017.
The application must include:
⦁ Cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae and three references
⦁ Video sample of two or three styles of conducting with at least one example in a rehearsal setting (total video length should be 10-20 minutes)
⦁ List of repertoire of works performed in last 2 years
⦁ Two programs from performances
Applicants may return the application digitally to MUSEsearch2017@gmail.com.

Independent Contractor/Compensation
MUSE’s Music Director is an independent contractor. The contract, negotiated annually between the Music Director and the MUSE Board of Directors allows flexible and varying availability and requires evening and weekend commitments. Compensation is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar posts. 

MUSE encourages women and minorities to apply.

Cincinnati Ballet

Patron Services Manager

Posted:
Apr 21, 2017
Job Title: Patron Services Manager
Department: Sales & Ticketing
Reports to: Director of Data & Ticketing Services
Full-time/Exempt 40 plus hours 
Direct Reports: Patron Services Associates

Summary

Cincinnati Ballet is looking for a dynamic, motivated, patron driven team player to elevate our Patron Services Team. The Patron Services Manager is responsible for ticket operations with the objective of providing the highest degree of customer service and guest satisfaction. The Patron Services Manager will lead the Patron Services Team and will work alongside the development and marketing departments to maintain box office operations, functionality, accountability, and customer relations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure that every interaction a patron has with Cincinnati Ballet is memorable
- Lead the Patron Services team to integrate patron service operations into the sales/marketing and development effort of Cincinnati Ballet
- Create and oversee implementation of Ticket Office policies, training and customer service manuals
- Identify and troubleshoot customer service issues to provide the fastest and most positive resolution for a patron
- Manage Patron Services team in outbound calling and telemarketing as needed
- Act as Front of House Manager during company performances at various venues as well as performances held at Cincinnati Ballet Center
- Schedule Patron Services Associates to meet the demands of business including during performances
- Assist with database maintenance, including clean-up and building season
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with venue box office(s)
- Establish protocols for handling ticketing needs and fulfilling other patron-related needs
- Participate in the development of budgets and assist in monitoring expenditures and revenues
- With the Director of Data and Ticketing Services, analyze sales patterns and pacing, campaign results and ticket history to determine and/or change the course of campaign strategies and spends
- Provide leadership in the establishment of theatre policy as it affects Front of House and Ticket Office operations, and communicate and implement these policies consistently
- Prepare all ticket sales reports for management and reconciliation with the Finance Department
- Inform all Ticket Office personnel regarding current productions, prices, reviews, special events, etc.
- Implement, oversee and ensure strict financial oversight of all patron transactions
- Maintain ticketing processes to maximize efficiency and ensure accounting compliance and accountability
- Consult with management to ensure highest standards of customer service
- Hire Patron Services Associates
- Enter customer feedback in database
- Ensure the fulfillment of house seats, comp, and ticket requests
- Attend staff meetings, marketing meetings and other meetings as required
- Execute other duties as assigned by management

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
- Outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with patrons and potential patrons; customer-service orientation 
- Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and ability to meet tight deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience of increasing ticket revenue.
- Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in Tessitura 
- Experience with Windows based applications including knowledge of database, Internet and Microsoft Office Applications. 
- Proven relationship building and volunteer relations.
- Ability to set targets and develop strategies for success.
- A respect for confidentiality.
- Commitment to the arts.
- Evenings and weekends intermittently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Tessitura experience desired.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Flexibility to work weekends and evenings.
Successful completion of a background check
Valid state driver’s license

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree required with 3-5 years of Patron Services experience; or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Please direct inquires and forward a cover letter and resume to: hr@cballet.org, Human Resources, Cincinnati Ballet, 1555 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214 

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.

VisionArts Childrens Art Studio

Summer Camp Art Instructor

Posted:
Apr 21, 2017

VisionArts Children's Art Studio
Position: Summer Camp Art Instructor
Part-Time/Temporary : May 22 – August 11
Hours: 15-20 hours/wk. Morning/afternoon hours, Mon-Fri. (flexibility required)
Pay: $12/hr.

Purpose: Candidate needed to help with curriculum planning for summer art camps as well as help teaching them.  Must be available to help Monday through Friday.  Must be able to help with art show at the end of every week on Friday from 5 – 6p.m.

Skills Needed
- Experience working with children ages 4 to 12
- Art Education/Fine Arts degree is preferable
  (current students and recent grads encouraged to apply.)
- Ability to multi-task and manage time well
- Timeliness and professional dress is required

Traits Wanted:
- Positive attitude; good communication/people skills
-enjoy working with children ages 4 – 12
- excited about the arts
- must be okay with changing course during a lesson

General Weekly Responsibilities:
- Help teach classes
- Assist with material preparation, clean-up, etc.
- Assist students with projects as needed/instructed by teacher
- Take photos throughout week and at Friday shows
- Purchase camp supplies if needed 
- Help teachers with Friday show set-up – hang art, make signs, labels, etc. 
- Other duties as needed

Please send the following to:
Joan Ruschman
 visionarts@outlook.com

- Cover letter
- Your updated resume
- At least two references

VisionArts Children’s Art Studio
541 Loveland-Madiera Rd.
Loveland, OH 45140
513-510-3911
Joan Ruschman - Owner
www.visionartsstudio.com

Artonomy, Inc.

Framing/Production Assistant

Posted:
Apr 21, 2017

Framing / Production Assistant          

Artonomy, Inc. is looking for an individual to work in our manufacturing / warehouse operation. This would include framing artwork, stretching canvas, mirrors, cutting and joining frames, assisting with inventory deliveries, warehouse organization, set up and clean up. This person will work as part of our production team to ensure the highest quality work. This is a full time, hourly position. 

Additional duties include but are not limited to:

-Working on production line as time allows 

-Documenting all completed work from start to finish

-Tracking production inventory as required for particular projects

The successful candidate must:

-Be able to accurately read a ruler or tape measure

-Have a positive attitude

-The ability to work alone and with a team as needed

-Strong communication and problem solving skills

-Ability to lift 20lbs and work on your feet all day

For consideration, please email resume to BernadetteLewis@artonomyinc.com.

 

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Program Director (Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education)

Posted:
Apr 21, 2017

Position: Program Director (Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education)

Essential Function 

College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory and Community Engagement is looking for a collaborative leader with a love of performing arts education to join the Preparatory team in the role of Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education. As a member of the senior leadership staff, including the Director of Finance and Administration and the Director of Engagement, Partnerships and Special Programs, the incumbent will head the Preparatory music division and oversee the theatre arts and dance divisions’ programs, working in partnership with division directors and faculty. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Preparatory and Community Engagement, s/he will develop and manage the educational lessons, classes, camps and ensembles that Preparatory provides for our students in music, musical theatre, acting and dance. The Associate Director of Preparatory and Director of Education will identify unique opportunities in lifelong learning for our community that will further enhance Preparatory’s performing arts education programs.

Characteristic Duties

- In coordination with Preparatory theatre arts and dance division directors and in consultation with the Community Engagement Office, design curriculum, classes and programs appropriate for a comprehensive community school of the arts.

- Direct the Preparatory music division with the support of faculty leadership including scholarship and financial aid programs, curriculum development, private lesson placement, student recitals and ensemble programs in accordance with best practices.

- Collaborate and build relationships within the College-Conservatory of Music to engage and support the larger mission of CCM.

- With the Community Engagement Office, work with external partners to coordinate satellite teaching programs.

- Annually perform needs assessment by evaluating programs for quality, appropriateness of content and effectiveness; make recommendations for program and curriculum development.

- Develop and implement policies and procedures for Preparatory (e.g. faculty load, onboarding and evaluations, scholarships and aid, new students, withdrawal, program development and budgeting, etc.).

- With the Director of Finance and Administration, oversee program budgets, approving and monitoring expenditures as necessary.

- Provide direct supervision to 4 full-time program staff members, 2 part-time area coordinators and 40 adjunct music faculty (e.g., hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approval of time off, etc.).

- Develop and write program materials, address inquiries, provide information and maintain records.

- Support, attend and participate in campus activities, meetings and programs, as well as serve on various committees, and participate in evening and weekend activities.

- Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and constituencies.

- Provide high degree customer service to the 1,000+ families in CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement programs.

- Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years experience; -OR-seven (7) years experience. Experience must be in program development or business administration. Experience must include at least one (1) year of supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree and knowledge of performing arts education programs and 3 years of supervisory experience in a music program or community arts school. Early childhood music specialization (GMLT preferred). Familiarity with NASM and NASD accreditation process. Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. 

Application Requirements


- Resume or CV with minimum of two professional references
- Cover letter including a personal statement and prior experience
- Priority will be given to applications received by May 12th. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

About CCM Preparatory

CCM Preparatory offers a wide variety of programs in Music, Dance and Theatre Arts for all ages and levels – toddlers, preschoolers, youth, teens, adults, motivated pre-professional students preparing for a future in the performing arts and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Both at the College-Conservatory of Music on the University of Cincinnati West Campus and through numerous satellite locations and partnerships across our community, we aim to provide excellent, enjoyable and accessible arts opportunities within a highly creative environment that educate and inspire the whole student and serve as a catalyst for transforming and empowering our communities.

About University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) provides life-changing experiences within a highly creative and multidisciplinary artistic environment. The synergy created by housing CCM within a comprehensive public university gives the college its unique character and defines its objective: to educate and inspire the whole artist and scholar for positions on the world's stage. Nationally ranked and internationally renowned, CCM is a preeminent institution for the performing and media arts. CCM's educational roots date back to 1867, and a solid, visionary instruction has been at our core since that time. CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies.

To apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/2ovpMg1

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Subscription Telemarketing Sales Representatives

Posted:
Apr 21, 2017

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks reliable, out-going arts lovers to join the ranks of our highly-trained sales team and help spread the word about its blockbuster 2017-2018 subscription season!

You can expect:
• A professional, comfortable and fun work environment
• Flexible hours
• Convenient, accessible work location
• Hourly base + commission + cash bonuses

Requirements:
• High energy and a great attitude
• Excellent telephone manner
• Minimum of 20 hours (eve and weekend shifts)
• Ability to meet and exceed sales goals

A love of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park a plus! Reps also get complimentary tickets to Playhouse shows.

Contact Lisa at 513-977-2076. Please call and leave a clear, detailed message, including your name, phone number, the reason for your interest and the best time to call back.

Cincinnati Choral Academy

Music Directors

Posted:
Apr 10, 2017
The Cincinnati Children’s Choir is seeking music directors for their newly created Cincinnati Choral Academy. This is an after-school choral music program in collaboration with Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati Children’s Choir, May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble.

Cincinnati Choral Academy
Artistic excellence through
joyful, creative music making

El Sistema Inspired

Accessibility, peer learning, 
& personal commitment

Orff-Schulwerk Philosophy

Child-centered teaching, play with movement, drama, speech & music

Job Description & Details
- Prepare and teach students twice a week, using an integrated music rehearsal format with music literacy activities for one and a half hours. Teach repertoire in a creative environment utilizing Orff philosophies.
- Schedule additional community performances and educational activities for the students in your choir, to be approved by the Program Director. 
- Maintain communication with CCC staff, as well as with the school music teacher, principal, and resource coordinator.
- Recruit to help build the program in the school and community.
- Be present at all concerts on which your choir performs unless otherwise arranged with the Artistic Director. 
- Other duties as requested by the Managing Artistic Director and Executive Director.
- Schools participating in the program to be determined over the summer.
- Payment will be $75 an hour for sessions.

Interested candidates should send their resumes to sgrogan@cincinnatichoir.org.
Deadline for submissions is April 17, 2017. 

ArtWorks

Public Art Manager (Temporary/Seasonal Position)

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
Job Title: Public Art Manager (Temporary/Seasonal Position)
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Hours: Part time (Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week)
Compensation: $15/hour
Reports to: Director of Public Art
Start date: May 1, 2017
End date: July 28, 2017
Purpose: The Public Art Manager (Temporary/Seasonal) will oversee a variety of existing public art projects leading up to and during ArtWorks’ Summer 2017 season. They will oversee execution of public art projects, manage associated project-specific teams and tasks, and support cross-departmental initiatives with direct input from the Director of Public Art.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee and implement public art projects
• Serve as the primary point person for artists, community partners, city administrators, and vendors
• Lead meetings with stakeholders to guide productive discussion, planning, and resource coordination
• Prepare presentations for community, funders, and other audiences
• Organize and facilitate various community engagement sessions from informational (that support the
project process) to hands-on (that contribute to art project outcomes)
• Manage internal workflow to ensure resources and content is delivered according to project needs
and timelines
• Administer, track, and report outcomes measures
• Provide content to the Development and Communications teams for marketing and fundraising needs
• Constructively critique artists’ work in progress to ensure high-quality results
• Assist in recruiting, hiring, and overseeing artists, ensuring they deliver high-quality work on time and on budget
• Assist in recruiting, hiring, and overseeing youth Apprentice involvement in select projects
• Recruit and work with community partners or participants to implement projects
• Serve as the primary point of contact for ArtWorks facilities and storage and oversee access and maintenance of summer mural materials

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics, and
abilities
:
• An understanding of public art professional practice
• A basic understanding of urban planning issues as they relate to public art, specifically City of Cincinnati permitting requirements.
• A good design sensibility and familiarity with contemporary art
• A basic understanding of the materials, techniques, and installation methods for public art
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
• Strong written and telephone communications skills
• Confidence in public speaking role
• Experience and proven management skills
• Detail-oriented, with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities, and
meet deadlines
• Skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Asana, and Creative Suites a plus
• Comfortable working with trustees, volunteers, individuals, and staff
• Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds
• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
• Passion for the arts and education
• Driver’s license and personal transportation (required)
• Excellent personal and professional references
• Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work

The successful candidate will:
• Be able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks team members
• Adhere to the utmost ethical standards; be intuitive, considerate, and kind
• Be a team player, hard-working, and an independent achiever with a “can-do” attitude; must be
comfortable in a fast-paced environment
• Be inquisitive and imaginative
• Be flexible, optimistic, and constructive

About ArtWorks:
Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.  ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community.  To date, ArtWorks’ Summer Program has provided job opportunities for more than 3,000 teen Apprentices and 700 professional
Artists. ArtWorks is grateful for the support of many individuals and organizations, including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, the generosity of community contributions to the ArtsWave Campaign, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

Credentials and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management or related field
• 1-3 years’ experience in administrative role
• 1-3 years’ project management experience in a non-profit organization

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.

Cowan's Auctions

Consignment Specialist

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
Position: Consignment Specialist
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hours: Full time, some weekend work expected
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience;, Employee benefits include health insurance, paid time off 
Reports to: Director of Operations and Office Manager
Start date: Immediately

Primary Role
The Consignment Specialist acts as a customer service representative focusing on Cowan’s relationship with the consignor. The Consignment Specialist acts as the liaison between a consignor and various departments throughout the consignment process.

Essential Job Functions
Responsible for sending out consignment contracts to all consignors. As part of this process the Contract Specialist communicates with the consignor all details regarding property consigned, commission rates, auction estimates, and auction dates.
- The Consignment Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all contracts are signed and returned prior to an auction. As customer liaison, responsible for clearly explaining and providing clarity to the auction process, applicable fees, and all terms of the consignment agreement and settlement process. 
- Manages communication with the consignor and department for most issues pertaining to pre-auction and post auction processes. Communicates any specific needs or requests to the Business Manager of appropriate department. 
- Assist in the Payment Office, accepting, processing and organizing bids for auctions left by the bidder in person, by phone, email, or through Cowan’s website.
- Accepts and processes invoices and payments for purchased items.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Competencies
1.  Excellent Communication Skills and Customer Service
2.  Organizational Skills
3.  Detail and Process Oriented Individual
4.  Mathematical Skills and Handling of Funds
5.  Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office
6.  Thoroughness
7.  Time Management

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend hours will be required.  

Travel
None required

Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience

Preferred Education and Experience
The applicant should:
- Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
- Possess and have demonstrated computer experience, particularly with Microsoft Office and database-oriented software.
- Have experience in a customer service-related field and demonstrate the required interpersonal and customer service skills. 
- Possess strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required.
- Exhibit a high level of self-motivation.
- Be able to work well as a member of a team-oriented environment.
- Demonstrate experience and sensitivity in working with diverse populations. 
- Be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required.  

About Cowan's Auction, Inc: With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Denver, Cowan’s holds over 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $16M. We reach buyers around the globe, and take pride in our reputation for integrity, customer service and great results.A full-service house, Cowan’s Auctions is also a leader in the industry, having disrupted the marketplace from the start. We were among the earliest auction houses to launch a website and one of the first to sell online. In 2014, Cowan’s, along with 5 of our competitors, launched bidsquare.com, on online bidding platform where auction houses are vetted to ensure honesty and quality. Please visit www.cowans.com

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to resumes@cowans.com by April 28, 2017. Inquiries without a cover letter or resume will not be considered. 

Cowan's Auctions is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Cowan's Auctions`

Art Handler

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
Position: Art Handler
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hours: Full time, travel and some weekend work expected
Rate of Pay: Hourly, Employee benefits include health insurance, paid time off 
Reports to: Installations Coordinator
Start date: June 2017 

Primary Job Description:
As a professional representative of Cowan’s Auctions, the Art Handler is responsible for assisting in the packing and transportation of consigned property to/from Cowan’s facilities, and performs other duties related to moving, storage and shipping of objects for auction. Assists the Installation Coordinator with the set-up and breakdown of live and other auctions. The Art Handler also assists with general maintenance of the facility under the direction of the Installations Coordinator and the Director of Operations. 

Essential Job Functions
Under the direction of the Installations Coordinator: Drive company vehicles for purposes of transporting auction items. This includes frequent local and/or regional travel and regular national travel, including long-distance driving on multi-day trips. As an off-site representative of the Company, the individual must be professional, thorough and polite at all times.
- Maintain a DOT certification with a clean driving record.
- Work with internal shipping staff to securely pack, label, and release auction material to the respective buyers, ensuring the quality of packing and shipment maintains the quality of the item. 
- Prepare and move all merchandise before and after the auction in collaboration with the Installations Coordinator.
- Receive shipments and/or items delivered to Cowan’s facility.
- Assist in handling merchandise for the purpose of photography shoots.
- Assist in performing repairs and cleaning auction items in a satisfactory manner.
- Assist in setting-up and breaking down of all auctions.
- As required, work all auctions in the capacity of handling auction merchandise.
- Assist in organization and general maintenance of all areas containing auction merchandise.
- Coordinates with Auction Assistants to process auction purchases.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Competencies
1.  Ability to drive long and short distances in a safe, professional manner.
2.  Communication Proficiency
3.  Organizational Skills
4.  Basic Mathematical Skills
5.  Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office
6.  Thoroughness
7.  Time Management

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and some weekends. 

Travel
Local, regional, and national travel is required for this position.

Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience.

Preferred Education and Experience
The applicant should:
- Possess a satisfactory driving record and any licensure required to operate company vehicles.     
- As an off-site representative of the company, the individual must be professional, thorough and polite at all times.    
- Represent the required interpersonal and communication skills.
- Possess and have demonstrated proficient computer experience in Microsoft Office.
- Experience performing basic maintenance including, but not limited to, painting, drywall patching, and minor electrical work.         
- Demonstrate experience and sensitivity in working with diverse populations.         
- Be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required. 
- Exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

About Cowan's Auction, Inc: With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Denver, Cowan’s holds over 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $16M. We reach buyers around the globe, and take pride in our reputation for integrity, customer service and great results.A full-service house, Cowan’s Auctions is also a leader in the industry, having disrupted the marketplace from the start. We were among the earliest auction houses to launch a website and one of the first to sell online. In 2014, Cowan’s, along with 5 of our competitors, launched bidsquare.com, on online bidding platform where auction houses are vetted to ensure honesty and quality. Please visit www.cowans.com. 

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to resumes@cowans.com by April 28, 2017. Inquiries without a cover letter or resume will not be considered. 

Cowan's Auctions is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Communications Intern

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
Position: Communications Intern 
Location: Cincinnati, OH- Walnut Hills
Type: Internship 
Organization: Music Resource Center 

Description: The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a multifaceted teen center that uses recording and performing arts, as well as life skills mentoring, to create a sense of empowerment and accomplishment in the urban community.
As an agency, we strive to teach adolescents to get along and work together with individuals from diverse backgrounds, to create dynamic products that reflect uniqueness and individuality, to pursue and master new skills, to conduct themselves according to a reasonable code of conduct, and to share their accomplishments in order to enrich the community as a whole.

Duties:
The Communications Intern will report to the Development Manager. Tasks associated with this position include: 
• Write articles for MRC’s monthly e-mail newsletter. 
• Update the MRC website with any organizational news as well as upcoming events. 
• Develop content for social media including: videos, photos, and studio-related topics. 
• Cover special events and fundraisers (possible attendance at some events may be required) 
• Manage MRC website pages and ensure that material is up-to-date and fresh.
• And other relevant duties as assigned

Qualifications: Experience using DSLR cameras for photography and video is highly encouraged. Applicants should also have experience with editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut. The ideal candidate would be an undergraduate student majoring in communications, electronic media, public relations or marketing. A strong interest in non-profits, music, photography and video, and youth organizations is a plus.  

If interested, contact Bethany Monahan – bethany@mrccinci.org.

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Development Intern

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017

Position: Development Intern
Location: Cincinnati, OH- Walnut Hills
Type: Internship
Organization: Music Resource Center

Description: The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for students in grades 7 – 12 to learn about music and recording after school.  The mission of MRC-Cinci is to “inspire teenagers in a culturally diverse musically focused setting to elevate lifetime and academic achievement. We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

MRC is seeking a self motivated, detail oriented current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as Development Intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to MRC’s development team. In return, MRC will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, development, youth’s issues, and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization with a community impact. The Development Intern will report to the Development Manager and the Executive Director.

The Development Intern will report to the Development Manager. 

  • Assist with all aspects of development.
    • maintaining SalesForce database             
    • developing, running and analyzing reports
    • Research prospective funders and funding opportunities
    • process donations, from receipt to thank you letters
    • researching and assisting with grant applications
  • Assist with organizing special events for donors, members and the public
  • Develop marketing materials, such as flyers or brochures
  • Perform general office tasks as assigned

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Great organizational, follow-up and communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office, Creative Suite and Mac skills
  • SalesForce experience is a plus
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment
  • Takes initiative to get things done quickly and accurately and can work productively unattended
  • Exhibit high level of confidentiality relating to donor and members
  • Ownership of his/her responsibilities

If interested, contact Bethany Monahan – Bethany@mrccinci.org

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Studio Intern

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
Position: Studio Intern 
Location: Cincinnati, OH- Walnut Hills
Type: Internship 
Organization: Music Resource Center 

Description: The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a multifaceted teen center that uses recording and performing arts, as well as life skills mentoring, to create a sense of empowerment and accomplishment in the urban community.
As an agency, we strive to teach adolescents to get along and work together with individuals from diverse backgrounds, to create dynamic products that reflect uniqueness and individuality, to pursue and master new skills, to conduct themselves according to a reasonable code of conduct, and to share their accomplishments in order to enrich the community as a whole.

Duties:
- The Studio Intern will report to the Studio Director.  
- Assists in all music production activities and orientation with new or younger members at MRC.
- Proactively addresses studio issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC members.
- Assists in training MRC members in the use of music production techniques and equipment.
- Assists in teaching outreach digital recording/sound engineering to teens.
- Proactively builds rapport and mentorship relationship with newer members
- Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of the facility.
- Works to maintain radio station, 95.7 MRC, by mentoring members in creating and managing radio content
- And other relevant duties as assigned

Qualifications: Experience in DAW software, Garageband and Logic Pro is preferred. Knowledge in proper studio etiquette is encouraged (i.e. properly setting up mics, running cables, overseeing recording sessions). The ideal candidate is a current undergraduate student majoring in communications, electronic media, audio/music production or related field. A passion for non-profits, music, photography and video, and youth organizations is a plus.  

If interested, contact Kyle Cadena – kyle@mrccinci.org.

Ignite Philanthropy

Executive Assistant

Posted:
Apr 7, 2017
TITLE: Executive Assistant
REPORTS TO: Vice President
CLASSIFICATION: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:
Ignite Philanthropy is seeking a highly-organized, affable and motivated individual who is energized by the opportunity to support a leadership team for a fast-growing small business that serves the non-profit sector.  The Executive Assistant will provide administrative and office support for the company’s operations, generally, and scheduling and administrative support to the Presidents. Ignite Philanthropy works with high net-worth individuals, political/non-profit leaders and corporate executives in major U.S. cities. The Executive Assistant will, therefore, need to have the utmost discretion, poise, social grace, trustworthiness and professionalism.

JOB DETAILS:
The Executive Assistant serves as the public’s face of Ignite Philanthropy. This position will primarily perform all administrative duties for Ignite Philanthropy’s operations. Though the job requirements may change as the company grows, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.

- Perform general clerical and office management duties
- Maintain Presidents’ calendar and contacts 
- Maintain CEO’s expense reports and travel arrangements
- Draft and/or dictate correspondence from President or Vice Presidents
- Coordinate and schedule client meetings and conference calls
- Assist with development of client presentations
- Proofread correspondence and documents as required
- Prioritize and manage tasks to completion
- Contribute to the operations as a team player that is proactive about the success of the team and helps to improve the processes and culture of the company

QUALITIES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
Effective philanthropy is achieved through well-orchestrated partnerships among community stakeholders, philanthropists and non-profit organizations that align interests, collective will and financial resources toward a common outcome.  The only way that we can achieve our calling is to find colleagues that share the same passion and have the right strengths for the role they are playing.  

The Executive Assistant will have the following strengths and attributes:
- Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and impeccable follow through
- Strong communication skills and ability to interact with internal and external partners
- Exceptional ability to focus and prioritize in fast-paced environment
- Seeks feedback and suggestions for continuous improvement
- Poise, positive attitude and service-oriented personality
- Computer skills – must be adept in use of MS Office, Outlook, and the ability to learn common software platforms
- A bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience as an assistant, or an associates’ degree with 5-7 years’ experience as an executive assistant 

SALARY & BENEFITS
:
- Salary based on experience ($35,000-$40,000 annually)
- Competitive benefits package including paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match after 1 year of employment

ABOUT IGNITE PHILANTHROPY:

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve.  Ignite Philanthropy serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to organize and improve their philanthropic giving to non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising or strategy partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission.
Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Ignite Philanthropy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Allison Kendall, Vice President, akendall@ignitephilanthropy.com by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 24, 2017.

College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati

Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean and Operations Manager

Posted:
Mar 31, 2017

Position: Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean and Operations Manager
College Conservatory of Music, Preparatory and Community Engagement 

The Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean and Operations Manager’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and manage all aspects and details pertaining to program calendars and schedules and keep the office running smoothly. This will be a part-time position, working 20 hours a week.

Job Characteristics and Duties

  • Maintain the schedule and assist with activities and functions of the Assistant Dean of Preparatory & Community Engagement.
  • Be primarily responsible for the year-round Preparatory & Community Engagement calendar including maintaining records of all schedules.
  • Manage room reservations by working directly with Performance and Facilities Management.
  • Manage and coordinate housing and transportation for students, faculty and staff for summer programs and other events.
  • Work with UC Parking Services to ensure that Preparatory parking passes are available for sale to enrolled families and functioning as expected.
  • Gather all content for and create programs for all Preparatory & Community Engagement events using a branded template using Adobe InDesign.
  • Maintain a neat, welcoming lobby environment.
  • Manage the office supply inventory and budget.
  • Coordinate and consult with the Senior Financial Administrator to ensure smooth running of the office.
  • Supervise student workers when applicable.
  • Support, attend and participate in campus activities, meetings and programs, as well as serve on various committees, and participate in evening and weekend activities.
  • Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and constituencies.
  • Provide high degree customer service to the 1,000+ families in CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement programs.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.
  • Primary duties consist of:  scheduling rooms for all classes, private lessons, concerts, and events. Preparing printed programs for concerts and events as needed. Maintaining the schedule of the Assistant Dean and the department calendar of activities and events. Working regularly with parking services to provide updates to faculty and staff about parking passes and special events. Coordinating and managing travel, lodging and housing for Summer Programs faculty and students.  Being the first line in correspondence to families, faculty, and staff through emails, phone conversations and in person. Maintaining the lobby environment and office supplies.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience. Experience must be in high-level administrative support. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:  A Bachelor's degree. Minimum two years demonstrated professional experience, and knowledge of the performing arts. Seeking a detail orientated individual with strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to coordinate schedules among multiple users. Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and Adobe InDesign.

About CCM Preparatory

CCM Preparatory offers a wide variety of programs in MusicDance and Theatre Arts for all ages and levels – toddlers, preschoolers, youth, teens, adults, motivated pre-professional students preparing for a future in the performing arts and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Both at the College-Conservatory of Music on the University of Cincinnati West Campus and through numerous satellite locations and partnerships across our community, we aim to provide excellent, enjoyable and accessible arts opportunities within a highly creative environment that educate and inspire the whole student and serve as a catalyst for transforming and empowering our communities.

Notes:

  • Normal Hours will be M-F, 4 hours a day.
  • Some flex hours due to special events and audition management
  • Not benefits eligible

To apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/2opawSW

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Administrative Support - Development Team

Posted:
Mar 31, 2017
Position: Administrative Support - Development Team
Part-Time
Reports to Development Director

OPPORTUNITY
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company seeks a collaborative, detail-oriented, and customer/donor focused administrative support team member who is eager to work with a fast growing, professional theater company in a brand new theater in Over-the-Rhine. This is a part-time role that could evolve into a full-time position. This position reports to the Development Director and has a primary focus of supporting development operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Administrative Support Team Member will have responsibilities in the following areas: Donation processing from entry to acknowledgement, annual fund support, fulfillment of individual donor and corporate sponsor benefits, filing and organizing donor and funder records, box office support and other administrative duties as requested.

The Team Member will work hours that are consistent week to week with occasional evening hours to provide box office support. Some flexibility will be required. The Support Team Member will work collaboratively with Marketing, Development, Special Events, and Front of House team members and will receive comprehensive training on the Company’s new ticketing and donor management CRM system. 

QUALIFICATIONS
⦁ Bachelor's degree
⦁ Minimum of one to three years of fundraising, customer service, hospitality, event planning and management or comparable professional or intern work experience
⦁ Outstanding oral and written communication skills
⦁ Ability to interact effectively with internal and external constituents
⦁ Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
⦁ Database and CRM experience a plus
⦁ Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, and outlook software required

THE FIT
⦁ Innate curiosity and willingness to learn
⦁ Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate with a variety of donors, subscribers and ticket buyers
⦁ Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently
⦁ Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
⦁ Some knowledge or experience with non-profit arts organizations a plus
⦁ Willingness to take on new projects and responsibilities that may not be identified in job description

THE COMPANY
Mission: The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theater company bringing Shakespeare and the classics to life for audiences of all ages.
The Company has three parts to its business model:
⦁ Mainstage Classical Theater – As the only classical theater between Pittsburgh and Chicago, the Company produces year-round, staging 8-10 mainstage productions with approximately 200 performances for 25,000 patrons. Currently in its 23rd Season, the Company holds the distinction of being one of only 5 US theaters to complete Shakespeare’s entire 38-play canon. The Company hires 15-20 actors to long-term contracts for its resident ensemble, helping to build the creative class of Cincinnati.
⦁ Education Program – Through matinees, school tours, workshops and acting classes, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company reaches over 100 schools and 30,000 students annually. The program quantitatively measures the impact on students’ comprehension of the curriculum material in addition to their appreciation of performing arts.
⦁ Community Outreach – The Company’s Shakespeare in the Park Tour performs for free for more than 6,000 people in over 20 area parks throughout the summer.
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will open its new home, the Otto M. Budig Theater, at the corner of 12th and Elm in historic Over the Rhine in September 2017.

THE APPLICATION 
Start date is July 1, 2017. 
Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest and your unique value along with your resume to Joeliene Magoto, Joeliene.magoto@cincyshakes.com.

Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC)

Accompanist

Posted:
Mar 31, 2017
Position: Accompanist
Company: Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC) 
Location: Cincinnati, OH 
Status: Part-Time Contractor (Position of Assistant Director can be combined with this position)
 
Timeframe: July 2017 start date, annual contract 
 
Company Profile: Young Professionals Choral Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit Choral Organization for singers in the 21-45 year old demographic. This project-based ensemble has over 850 singers on its roster and presents a wide array of self-produced and community performances. YPCC is committed to creating connections – to local arts organizations, local businesses and singers with shared passions and interests - in its community through the creation of quality choral music 
 
Job Description
YPCC has multiple performing branches within the organization.
 
1. Self-Produced Cycles
Singers (approximately 150 every cycle) on the YPCC roster enter a non-auditioned 6-8 week rehearsal cycle in preparation for a large self-produced concert (September-October, January- March, April-May)
2. YPCC On the Run
Singers (approximately 40-60) on the YPCC roster enter this non-auditioned ensemble at either a January or July entry point in preparation for a variety of performing opportunities that are brought to YPCC OTR (such as singing at corporate functions, weddings, arts events, backup for travelling shows, national anthems at sporting events, etc.).  A set of music is chosen to prepare (approximately 15-20 pieces), but some gigs bring their own music choices with them. These singers may perform as a full ensemble 1-2 times per YPCC OTR cycle, but primarily head into the community in small groups of 4-16 singers at a time.
3. Caroling
Singers (approximately 50-75) on the YPCC roster enter this non-auditioned ensemble for an October rehearsal retreat and rehearsals in November and December. They prepare approximately one hour of Holiday Carols in preparation for over 40 contracted gigs throughout the city (community festivals, private parties, holiday events) and are sent out in groups of 4-8 assessed and approved singers at a time.
4. Special Opportunities
YPCC is often provided with special opportunities (commissions, collaborations, etc) that require additional auditions, preparation and performance time.

The YPCC Accompanist will:

⦁ Accompany Self-Produced Cycle Rehearsals on Tuesday nights in September, October, January, February, March, April and May
⦁ Accompany any of the 3 annual Self-Produced concerts that require piano
⦁ Can be hired for additional stipend to accompany Special Opportunities
⦁ Possibly accompany YPCC OTR & Caroling Rehearsals (Tuesday nights in November/December, other rehearsal dates to be determined).
⦁ This position can be combined with the currently posted position of YPCC Assistant Director

The ideal candidate(s) will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in music (education, collaborative piano, conducting or performance).  The candidate should have experience collaborating with a choral group and be able to play choral parts as well as accompaniments in a variety of styles.  The ideal candidate would also have strong communication skills to speak about YPCC in the community.  
 
Timeframe & Hours 
This is a part-time, contracted position(s) starting July 1, 2017.  Self-Produced Rehearsals take place on Tuesday nights 6:30 – 8:30pm September, October, January, February, March, April and May.  3 Self-Produced concerts may use accompaniment, and additional YPCC OTR and/or Caroling rehearsals may be part of this position based on which candidates are hired for this position and/or the position of Assistant Director
 
Position Requirements 
⦁ Excellent piano skills
⦁ Experience collaborating with a choral ensemble
⦁ An understanding of the community-building aspects of community choir
⦁ A commitment to fun, joyful musical experiences
⦁ Excellent Musicianship Skills

Compensation 
The successful candidate(s) will be paid monthly as a contractor.  Compensation will be commensurate with skills utilized. No benefits are offered for this position, other than the joy of working with a successful, unique arts organization. 
 
To Apply
Please send via email to KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director at kellyann@ypccsing.org. Application should include: 
⦁ Cover Letter 
⦁ CV with references 

Applications accepted until Friday, April 14, and selected candidates will be invited to interview on Wednesday April 26. Selected candidate auditions will take place in May.

Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC)

Assistant Director

Posted:
Mar 31, 2017
Position: Assistant Director
 
Company: Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC) 
 
Location: Cincinnati, OH 
 
Status: Part-Time Contractor (Position of Accompanist can be combined with this position)
 
Timeframe: July 2017 start date, annual contract 
 
Company Profile: Young Professionals Choral Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit Choral Organization for singers in the 21-45 year old demographic. This project-based ensemble has over 850 singers on its roster and presents a wide array of self-produced and community performances. YPCC is committed to creating connections – to local arts organizations, local businesses and singers with shared passions and interests - in its community through the creation of quality choral music 
 
Job Description
YPCC has multiple performing branches within the organization.
 
1. Self-Produced Cycles
Singers (approximately 150 every cycle) on the YPCC roster enter a non-auditioned 6-8 week rehearsal cycle in preparation for a large self-produced concert (September-October, January- March, April-May)
2. YPCC On the Run
Singers (approximately 40-60) on the YPCC roster enter this non-auditioned ensemble at either a January or July entry point in preparation for a variety of performing opportunities that are brought to YPCC OTR (such as singing at corporate functions, weddings, arts events, backup for travelling shows, national anthems at sporting events, etc.). A set of music is chosen to prepare (approximately 15-20 pieces), but some gigs bring their own music choices with them. These singers may perform as a full ensemble 1-2 times per YPCC OTR cycle, but primarily head into the community in small groups of 4-16 singers at a time.
3. Caroling
Singers (approximately 50-75) on the YPCC roster enter this non-auditioned ensemble for an October rehearsal retreat and rehearsals in November and December.  They prepare approximately one hour of Holiday Carols in preparation for over 40 contracted gigs throughout the city (community festivals, private parties, holiday events) and are sent out in groups of 4-8 assessed and approved singers at a time.
4. Special Opportunities
YPCC is often provided with special opportunities (commissions, collaborations, etc) that require additional auditions, preparation and performance time.

While the Artistic Director oversees all 4 performing arms and directly conducts and prepares the Self-Produced Cycles and Special Opportunities, the 
Assistant Director will:

⦁ Lead Rehearsals and Conduct any conducted performances for YPCC OTR and Caroling
⦁ Choose Repertoire (in collaboration with Artistic Director) for YPCC OTR and Caroling
⦁ Assess, Evaluate and Confirm singer readiness for community performances, especially those for which small groups are performing without a conductor
⦁ Work directly with Chorus Manager to set the messaging for personnel rostering for gigs as well as communication about rehearsal information, etc.
⦁ This position can be combined with the currently posted position of YPCC Accompanist

The ideal candidate(s) will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in music (education, conducting or performance). The candidate should have experience in front of a choral group and be interested in a dynamic, fast-paced, informative rehearsal process. The ideal candidate would also have strong communication skills to speak about YPCC at gigs and in the community. Piano skills would be valuable.  
 
Timeframe & Hours 
This is a part-time, contracted position(s) starting July 1, 2017.  YPCC currently rehearses 2x monthly (generally on Monday or Wednesday nights – non-Tuesday rehearsal night can be determined by candidate) and gigs are sporadic.
 
Position Requirements 
⦁ Excellent musical leadership skills
⦁ Experience in front of a choral ensemble
⦁ Ability to bring elements of fun and joy to each musical experience
⦁ An understanding of the community-building elements of choral singing
⦁ Excellent Communication skills
 
Compensation 
The successful candidate(s) will be paid monthly as a contractor. Compensation will be commensurate with skills utilized. No benefits are offered for this position, other than the joy of working with a successful, unique arts organization. 

To Apply
Please send via email to KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director at kellyann@ypccsing.org.  Application should include: 
⦁ Cover Letter 
⦁ CV with references 
⦁ 5 minute video (youtube link is fine) of you leading a rehearsal. The video can feature the best five minutes of your choice - warmups, repertoire, sight-reading, whatever showcases your abilities and demeanor in front of an ensemble.

Applications accepted until Friday, April 14, and selected candidates will be invited to interview on Wednesday April 26. Selected candidate auditions will take place in May.

Educational Theatre Association

Chief Relationship Officer

Posted:
Mar 31, 2017
Job Title: Chief Relationship Officer

Department: Administration
Supervisor: Executive Director
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

EdTA seeks a Chief Relationship Officer (CRO) who develops member, chapter, and industry partnerships by working to create and promote resources of value for stakeholders; communicates these resources to the appropriate constituents; listens and acts on stakeholder needs; and ensures that all members and supporting organizations have easy access to all things EdTA.

The CRO provides strategic and operational oversight for EdTA’s membership initiatives including the engagement, expansion, and retention of the member base and the development and implementation of member benefits and services.

The CRO oversees Chapter Relations and volunteer management to provide support and resources to enable volunteers to deliver a large part of the Association’s mission.

The CRO is responsible for the Association’s business development activities, oversees the operations of the business development function and monitors all member and industry relationship activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees and the Board of Directors.

The CRO will mine the intrinsic value in relationships for, between and among individuals, divisions of the organization and the associated industry partners to facilitate win-win solutions.

The CRO also provides consistent leadership needed to facilitate the cultural changes that are necessary to achieve strategic growth outcomes and improve EdTA’s future growth prospects.

The Chief Relationship Officer serves as a member of the Senior Executive Team with the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Chief Operating Officer and has responsibility for supervision of two direct reports and eight total staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Membership and Chapter Relations

  • Oversee and manage the work of the Director of Membership and Director of Chapter Relations, and coach the managers and support staff to personal growth.
  • Develop a high-level strategy for establishing the Association’s relationship ecosystem and plans for growth.
  • Guide the building of member engagement.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to engage Thespian Alumni in the organization and leverage their talent and resources to grow the Association.
  • Oversee Alumni events 
  • Create a plan for forging and building specific relationships, for example college professors as ambassadors.
  • Partner with the Deputy Executive Director to conduct research and market assessments for the launch of new programs, products and services to existing member constituencies and entirely new audiences. Build on the significant work invested in surveys to transform membership recognition of the value of EdTA.
  • Nurture a culture of stakeholder engagement and investment throughout the Association, ensuring that all team members participate in and support member volunteerism and revenue-generating initiatives and goals.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to create the most effective organizational structure and volunteer structure to support membership.
  • Formulate, implement and enforce proper member data collection policies and procedures.
  • Partner with IT to define and develop tools and technology for Chapters to enable their success.
  • Evaluate dues structure and increased infrastructure required to support growth in the chapters.
  • Develop international expansion models and oversee the new chapter in China.
  • Develop structure for leveraging influencers, celebrities, and VIPs -- stakeholders that can promote school theatre and connect EdTA to resources

Industry Business Development

  • Design and implement strategies that support revenue generation and programmatic goals.
  • Partner with the Business Development Manager to create sponsor, advertiser, and exhibitor strategies, relationships and plans.
  • Research, target, and network with potential prospect companies.
  • Identify and direct the implementation of activities that generate non-dues revenue, such as a re-envisioned store with Thespian gear.
  • Formulate and implement policies as they affect the administration of sponsorships and royalty agreements, e.g. stewardship procedures.

KEY SKILLS DESIRED:  

Proactive, strategic thinker and problem-solver with excellent team building skills.

Ability to build member and corporate relationships across multiple generations; and connect, build, trust and inspire members and industry to view their investments in the Association, economic or volunteerism, as expressions of their values.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 10 years of relevant membership, development, and volunteer cultivation experience.
  • Experience in a membership-driven trade or professional association, or national nonprofit organization ideal.
  • Track record for successful corporate development initiatives.
  • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve goals.
  • Clear understanding of membership and industry relationships and engagement building.
  • A strong business orientation and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Superb written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong commitment to, and passion for, the mission of the Association and ability to articulate the importance of the organization’s work to prospective and current members and industry partners
  • Passion for or experience in theatre preferred
  • Ability to travel as required.

Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: EdTA CRO) to:  HRManager@schooltheatre.org.  Include desired salary.

First consideration will be given to applications received by April 14.

No phone calls, please.

Additional Insights:  Upside opportunities in the next 5 years for CRO

  • Member growth – develop strategies and plans to reach the 80% white space in the high school market, 96% white space in the middle school market, thousands of individual educators, teaching artists, acting coaches, private academies, after school programs, and elementary schools
    • Sales funnel – create a process for generating leads, delivering content, converting to membership, growing involvement, securing donations, lifetime value of a member growing along the engagement curve. Help EdTA staff leverage our database tools for analysis and decisions.
  • Alumni – formulate strategy and organization of Thespian alumni, leading to local events and fundraising to support the Foundation
  • Stakeholders beyond alumni – structure the tracking and opportunities with celebrities, influencers, VIPs, etc to promote school theatre and connect EdTA to resources
  • Volunteer engagement – grow involvement beyond chapter boards and International Thespian Festival, define roles and structure, committees, launch Volunteer Central on website with database of job descriptions, contact person, time commitment etc.
  • Support for chapters – partner with Infrastructure team to build resources required to support growth in chapters, e.g. new tools and technology, new dues structure, paid employees in chapters
  • International expansion – ensure success in China and reapply learning to other regions e.g. Japan, Taiwan, Australia, UK
  • Define goals for scholarships and awards to build stature and outreach, and redesign structure of these programs to meet external goals
  • Relaunch the store, making it friendly like Amazon and expanding offerings in Thespian gear e.g. clothing, backpacks, blankets, coolers, etc. to build revenue and an iconic brand

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Summer Art Camps Assistant

Posted:
Mar 27, 2017
Position: Summer Art Camps Assistant

Temporary Position: June 12 – August 11, 2017
Reports to: Director of Education
Hours: 15-18 hours/wk. Morning/afternoon hours, Mon-Fri. (flexibility required)
Pay: $12/hr.

Skills Needed
- Experience working with children ages 4 to 17
- Art Education or Education degree is preferable (current students and recent grads encouraged to apply.)
- Ability to multi-task and manage time well
- Timeliness and professional dress is required
- General aptitude for computers including use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, Internet, etc.
- Good photography and videography abilities
- Positive attitude; good communication/people skills

General Weekly Responsibilities:
- Assist camp teachers with material preparation, clean-up, etc.
- Assist students with projects as needed/instructed by teacher
- Take photos throughout week and at Friday shows
- Create/distribute Final Friday invitations, flyers, gift bags, etc.
- Purchase camp supplies if needed 
- Help teachers with Friday show set-up – hang art, make signs, labels, etc. 
- Prepare food and set-up receptions each Friday
- Assist with inventory, ordering, and recording evaluation results
- Assist with scholarship program administration
- Distribution of marketing materials in community
- Other duties as needed

Please send the following to kate@fittoncenter.org:
- Your updated resume
- At least two references

Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Ave.
Hamilton, OH 45011
513-863-8873 ext.132
kate@fittoncenter.org
www.fittoncenter.org

Miami University

Assistant Director, Event Production

Posted:
Mar 27, 2017
Position: Assistant Director, Event Production 

The Armstrong Student Center enhances student learning through opportunities for community and campus engagement and serves as a safe and inclusive gathering place for students. The Armstrong Student Center opened in January of 2014 and is a two phase project. Completion of the East Wing will be completed in the summer of 2017. 

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

Duties/Physical Demands
The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director are: 
- Directly supervise and schedule a diverse group of student Event Production Team Members and Crew Leaders; developing student leadership skills, technology, customer service and event production skills.
- Directly supervise and schedule a diverse group of student Red Zone Team Members and Manager; developing leadership skills, customer service and event planning skills.
- Maintain technology systems within the building to include various Crestron systems, Apple products, projectors, microphones and mixers
- Maintain gaming tables and equipment within the Red Zone gaming area.
- Facilitate effective evening and weekend events by ensuring accurate setups and assisting in resolving event production and technology issues as they arise
- Coordinate details with ASC colleagues to arrange event setup and event support and work closely with partners and outside vendors to ensure smooth operation of technology equipment during events.
- Coordinate high quality customer service to patrons utilizing the facilities, services and events 
- Act as an on-site liaison for event planners with Miami University Police Department, third party vendors, Physical Facilities, Conference Services, Advancement, - Admissions and Orientation providing services for events and executing university events.
- Respond to emergencies and provide support to student Building Managers, serving in an on-call role as part of a rotation
- Apply policies equitably and recognize unusual circumstances
- Work on a team and with students in a collaborative environment 
- Provide leadership and personal development opportunities for student staff 
- Be able to regularly lift 50 lbs. 
- Other duties as required  

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in a related field and at least two years of experiences which provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Demonstrated experience working with students
- Experience facilitating event productions, setups and implementation
- Familiarity with event sound and light equipment
- Provide outstanding customer service
- Communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing
- Demonstrated experience providing outstanding customer service
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships
- Willing and able to work outside of regularly scheduled hours as needed to support events and activities
- Advanced understanding of Windows and Mac environments
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships 
- Participate in an on call rotation

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in a higher education environment.
- Advanced experience working with projection, sound and lighting equipment
- Knowledge of union policies and procedures related to event production and customer service
- Experience facilitating student programming or implementing student-centered programs
- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

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

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

Start date: Negotiable

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

Compensation: 
Twelve month, full-time position
Salary commensurate with experience 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Education Programs Manager

Posted:
Mar 27, 2017
Position: Education Programs Manager

Company Description: 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 region in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year.

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 Education Programs Manager is a full-time position responsible for developing, administering and evaluating all school programs. The position is responsible for supervising any volunteers or staff used to plan or deliver the programs. The Education Programs Manager represents the CSO to educators and other arts, education, and civic institutions to promote constructive working partnerships in the community and advance the organization. The ideal candidate will have music education experience, preferably with an orchestra, the ability to work independently, a high level of integrity and must enjoy working with a wide variety of people.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

School Programs
- Plan and implement CSO’s educational programs, including Young People’s Concerts, Sound Discoveries School Residencies, Educator Workshops, CSO Educator Network, Musicians-in-Schools, and a variety of other educational partnerships.
- Collaborate with staff conductors, production staff, and musicians in designing a variety of education concerts and events.
- Hire and lead part-time staff/independent contractors in developing and implementing program components including curriculum guides and school residencies.
- Lead internal collaboration on the marketing, communications and ticketing for all school programs.
- Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with regional and local educators, school districts, universities, and other institutions. Act as spokesperson for the CSO in school and education matters.
Inform and develop long term vision and strategy for school programs in collaboration with the Director of Education and Community Engagement.
- Develop and implement impact measurement tools to evaluate progress on organizational strategic priorities.

Administrative
- Manage calendar of education events in coordination with CSO master calendar.
- Develop budgets for each program with the Director of Education and Community - Engagement; manage and process invoices, payments, and receivables related to school programs.
- Cultivate, plan and schedule Orchestra musicians for events supporting the CSO’s education program efforts.
- Manage and grow the CSO Educator Network social media page providing daily content updates and promotional efforts.
- Collaborate interdepartmentally to implement programs and provide up-to-date information to assist fundraising, marketing, and communications efforts.

Other
- Support other Education and Community Engagement events as needed.
- Participate in Lollipops Family Concert planning
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements, Skills, Background:
- Bachelor’s degree in music education, music, or similar field is required; orchestra education experience preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and exceptional organizational ability.
- Computer proficiency required, including Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, with the ability to learn and utilize new software.  Experience with Tessitura is a plus.
- Availability to work evening and weekend events is expected.
- Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and reliable transportation as offsite travel is required.

Company Description: 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 region in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year.

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 Hall, the CSO’s performance home and administrative office location, will re-open in October 2017 after the completion of a $135 million renovation project.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via email to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Education Programs Manager” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

Taft Museum of Art

Security Officer

Posted:
Mar 24, 2017
Position: Security officer
The Taft Museum of Art is seeking a part-time Security Officer in the Security Department.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Security Officer’s primary responsibility is maintaining a safe and secure environment of the Taft Museum of Art.  In addition, the Security Officers is responsible for monitoring and reporting irregularities, promoting excellent customer service both internally and to the public. Duties include, but not limited to:
- Stand at post and inspect contractor, vendor and visitors for appropriate identification and/or wristbands.
- Patrol by foot, buildings and grounds.
- Examine doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
- Share Museum safety and etiquette with visitors, including not touching the art work, no loitering, no smoking, carrying forbidden articles, and investigate persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts.
- Inspect equipment to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
- Identify and report irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and doors left unlocked.
- Monitor personnel entering and departing the museum to safeguard against theft of property.
- Conduct or assist with evacuations in case of fire or other emergencies.
- Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.
- Assists contractors, vendors and visitors that may be ill and/or injured.
- Regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at Museum entrance to maintain orderly flow.
- Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification and/ or first responder certification or training desired.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS

High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required.
Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. In addition, the security dispatcher/officer must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from staff or visitors. Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations. Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred, must have reliable transportation to and from the Taft Museum of Art.

Due to the essential nature of all security positions, the security dispatcher/officer shall be required to report for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by their commanding officer.
 
TO APPLY 

If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and references to:

James MacSkimming, Chief of Security
Taft Museum of Art 
Email: jmacskimming@taftmuseum.org 
Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

Taft Museum of Art

Security Dispatcher/Officer

Posted:
Mar 24, 2017
Position: Security Dispatcher/officer 
The Taft Museum of Art has an opening for a part-time Security Dispatcher/Officer in the Security Department.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES 
The Security Dispatcher/Officer’s primary responsibility is maintaining a safe and secure environment of the Taft Museum of Art.  In addition, the Security Dispatcher/Officer is responsible for monitoring and coordinating security operations, promoting excellent customer service both internally and to the public. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

- Coordinates security officers working on the floor, parking garage and outdoor events, as well as circulating and monitoring galleries via CCTV and/or on foot, including the inspection of each galleries and doors to ensure proper security and housekeeping are maintained.
- Assists in maintaining departmental records.
- Assists in monitoring, operating and maintaining alarm systems.
- Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.
- Assists contractors, vendors and visitors that may be ill and/or injured.
- Assists in the closing and securing of the property at the end of the day.
- Maintain the Security Department’s equipment such as; keys, radios, flashlights and uniforms.
- Maintain key logs and property access control.
- Participates in training programs to encourage the development of the security personnel as well as other members of the Taft Museum of Art staff.
- Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by the Taft Museum of Art staff.
- Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification and/ or first responder certification or training desired.
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, (Power Point, Outlook, Word, Excel)
- Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS

High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required.
Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. In addition, the security dispatcher/officer must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from staff or visitors. Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations. Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred. Must be flexible with hours and have reliable transportation to and from the Taft Museum of Art.

Due to the essential nature of all security positions, the security dispatcher/officer shall be required to report for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by their commanding officer.
 
TO APPLY 

If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and references to:

James MacSkimming, Chief of Security
Taft Museum of Art 
Email: jmacskimming@taftmuseum.org  
Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Building Maintenance II (NURFC)

Posted:
Mar 24, 2017
The Building Maintenance II is responsible for working closely and taking direction from the on-site Operations Manager. This position assists with all facility repairs, mechanical maintenance and a variety of activities related to the daily operation of the Freedom Center. Communication with the FOM on matters of building needs, problems or activities is an essential part of the job. The Mechanic II has an additional secondary responsibility for handing minor shipping and receiving needs including taking deliveries to the respective recipient. Takes a proactive position of watching for and directing safe working practices for all staff members, contractors, vendors and visitors at the center.   

Responsibilities:
* Manage and oversee building shipping and receiving functions. This includes postage, labeling and scheduling requirements. It may include assisting retail operations with their S & R needs and preparation of outgoing packages, return shipments and receipt of deliveries
* Be responsible for checking all electronic communications related to job (i.e. emails, text messaging, and telephone) and respond timely and appropriately
Communicate with the FOM on a daily basis to make sure the facility is operating properly
* Ensure the general cleanliness of all maintenance shops, storage and mechanical areas
* Ensure that work orders and preventive maintenance tasks are completed, logged and closed upon completion.
Ensure that time and materials are recorded and charged accordingly on all job related paperwork
Provide high-quality customer service
Provide support for guests, visitors and employees as needed
* Coordinate special event needs in support of our clients
* Provide support for meetings and conference room reservations, as needed and as directed. Acts as an interface with client, visitors and guests.  Acts collaboratively to solve problems and resolve spontaneous and unique situations with professionalism. 
Ensures delivery of committed services and overall satisfaction
* Ensures appropriate follow up as necessary with managers, staff and security as needed
Seeks to continuously improve processes, systems and overall building operations
* Provide facility specific assistance to project management activities as needed or as requested
* Ability to resolve problems associated with all building services including: janitorial, parking, vending, conference rooms, office cubes, as well as, interior and exterior furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Demonstrate leadership, responsiveness and creativity in finding solutions for  routine problems
* Monitor and replace lamps and ballasts in all assigned areas of the building (interior & exterior) as needed and without direction
* Be familiar with the buildings fire/life safety equipment, its operation the prevention of accidental activation
Monitor environmental controls, through the Building Automation System (BAS)
* Respond to and correct building-related service calls
* Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment. Perform preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled or as required
* Perform various routine maintenance and repair tasks, including working on commercial air conditioning equipment, temperature and humidity controls, energy management systems, lighting and plumbing.
Knowledge and skills in the basic building trades, including the safe use of small hand and power tools
Working knowledge of single and three-phase and low voltage power sources
Working understanding and ability to work on various pumps throughout facility
Coordinate and assist with departmental/staff moves as needed.
Must have good interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work with a diverse workforce
Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record with reliable transportation
Ability to read and interpret blueprints

Qualifications:
- High school diploma required
- Experience in Microsoft programs
- 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in operations/maintenance of a commercial building.
- Experience in museum or non-profit environment is desirable

Working Conditions:
- Must be able to work off hours and overtime as needed
- Must be available for and respond to after-hour building calls. This includes evenings and/or weekends as needed
- Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds and be able to sit, stand, and physically move - about the facility.
- Must be able to use ladders and lifts to elevate to work areas as high as 20-30 feet in height
- Must be able work in outdoor conditions in hot or cold weather conditions
- Must be able to interface with staff via telephone, email, in person and at meetings.

Additional Information
Hire will be cross-trained in different building maintenance areas!

Pay is $17.00 an hour. Overtime may be available.

If you are interested in learning more about this position and applying, please visit our jobs page at:  http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Cincinnati Museum Center

Building Maintenance II

Posted:
Mar 24, 2017
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Responsibilities:

Operate low pressure boilers, chillers and other associated HVAC equipment.  Maintain and operate mechanical, pneumatic and electrical systems within the facility.  Perform standard building maintenance functions, including but not limited to repairing pumps, motors, and various HVAC and electrical.  Use of common HVAC, mechanical, and electrical diagnostic tools.  Implement aggressive M.E.P. preventative maintenance program. 

Qualifications:

Knowledge of boilers, commercial air-conditioning equipment, and pneumatics, control systems.  Minimum three years experience in the maintenance and repair of the above mentioned equipment, plus ability to follow building blueprints, and mechanical drawings.  Trade school in HVAC, electrical, mechanical, or welding desirable.  Working knowledge of Energy Management equipment.  Self-starter, quick study and able to work unsupervised.   Must be physically able to do intensive manual labor. Must be able to work all shifts weekends, holidays and snow days in order to keep the building operating. 

Working Conditions:

Must be able to lift 75 pounds.  Must be able to work safely on roofs, mechanical lifts, scaffolding and other high and exposed areas using OSHA required safety precautions.  May be exposed to hot and cold temperatures as well as wet or dry.

Additional Information:
Hire will be cross-trained in different building maintenance areas!

Pay is $17.00 an hour. Overtime may be available.

If you are interested in learning more about this position and applying, please visit our jobs page at:  http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Building Maintenance Entry Level

Posted:
Mar 24, 2017

The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Opening and closing of museums everyday.
- General cleaning inside and out of buildings.

General maintenance of Union Terminal and Geier Center including but not limited to:
- Monitoring of low pressure boilers, chillers, pumps, air handing unit’s, cooling towers, and all associated equipment.
- Moving of furniture, emptying of trash, painting, lubricating of door hinges and closers, cleaning of elevator door tracks and all bi-fold doors.
- Grounds care including glass cutting, weed eating, repairs on sprinkler heads on irrigation system. Cleaning up of trash, cleaning and painting of the fountain. Maintenance of lighting inside and outside of building. Pressure washing of sidewalks and fountain, weeding of flowerbeds. Patching of holes in parking lots and driveways. Snow removal and salting of sidewalks and parking lots. 

- Hanging of banners and signs as needed.
- Setting up of stage, dance floor and associated power cords.
- General repairs of restroom, including changing of washers in faucets, repairing stall doors and walls in restrooms.
- General cleaning.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

High school diploma, knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and perform general maintenance duties.

Must be a self-starter, quick study with ability to learn from senior personnel, physically able to do intensive manual labor, and work unsupervised. Must be able to lift 100 pounds. 

Must be able to work with public and all other departments in solving problems that might occur.

Must be able to work in a team environment and take direction and supervision from others. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Position is full time with benefits. Sunday through Thursday, 1st shift, 7a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional Information:

Hire will be cross-trained in different building maintenance areas!

Pay is $10.00 an hour. Overtime may be available.

If you are interested in learning more about this position and applying, please visit our jobs page at: http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Breakthrough Cincinnati

Executive Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Organization Name: Breakthrough Cincinnati
Position/Title: Executive Director
Status: Full-Time

Position Summary
BTC is currently seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to serve as Executive Director (ED). The ED will be responsible for 1) maintaining the quality of BTC’s summer programming at Cincinnati Country Day School (BTC – CCDS) and 2) overseeing the continuing expansion of BTC’s second program site at the University of Cincinnati (BTC – UC). During the summer of 2017, BTC will serve approximately 200 highly motivated middle school students. The ED will manage approximately 65 employees across BTC’s two program sites at CCDS and UC. During the academic year, the ED will manage two or more full-time employees and part-time staff members as needed.

The ED must possess strong skills in strategy development and operational management. Additionally, the ED must have the ability to attend to, and execute on, myriad details simultaneously. The ED’s primary responsibilities include 1) developing and maintaining current relationships with BTC’s community partners and donors, 2) cultivating new programmatic partnerships and collaborations, 3) establishing new sources of funding to sustain BTC’s rapid organizational expansion, and 4) ensuring that program operations continue successfully to support BTC students and Teaching Fellows in the service of the organization’s dual mission.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Development/Advancement (50%)
- Lead all development/advancement efforts to support annual operating budget of $600,000 or more 
- Write all grant applications for foundation funding
- Expand BTC’s individual donor base
- Conduct BTC’s Annual Fund campaign
- Identify and secure corporate sponsorships

Program Management (20%)
- Provide strategic organizational leadership and daily tactical management for the entire organization
- Manage summer staff (between May and August) composed of 65 individuals or more
- Manage at least two direct reports/full-time staff members year-round 
- Manage part-time staff members as needed year-round
- Implement responsible human resources management practices 
- Establish clear guidelines for hiring and dismissing year-round and summer staff
- Make human resources decisions that reflect the best interest(s) of BTC’s students and families

Staff, Board, and Community Relationship Management (20%)
- Embody and sustain BTC’s culture; ensuring that the voice of the students served are heard
- Ensure all organizational decisions and activities align with BTC’s mission
- Develop strong working relationships with members of BTC’s Board of Trustees
- Work with members of the Board to develop and implement strategic plan(s)
- Work with members of the Board to ensure the organization’s financial and programmatic sustainability
- Schedule and facilitate Board and Committee meetings
- Provide new hires with thorough onboarding processes
- Encourage and support the ongoing professional development of BTC staff
- Maintain and deepen relationships with BTC’s key programmatic stakeholders and financial investors
- Establish visible and active presence in the Cincinnati community

Program Administration (10%)
- Manage all details and logistics related to BTC’s finances
- Create, and secure Board’s approval of, a balanced organizational budget annually
- Provide Board with monthly budget reports that include year-to-date financial updates
- Increase awareness of BTC as an organizational “brand” 
- Collaborate with consultants to ensure that BTC’s website is up-to-date and user-friendly
- Work with staff to generate content for BTC’s social media outlets
- Take the lead on the creation and completion of BTC’s Annual Report
- Seek opportunities for media coverage of BTC’s work

Qualifications:
- Passionate commitment to BTC’s mission and dedicated to educational equity
- Successful track record leading in entrepreneurial environments and holding positions of increasing responsibility 
- Proven ability to inspire, motivate, develop, and retain high-performing team members
- Demonstrated fundraising and budget management experience supported by accompanying objective outcomes 
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills, which allow for the conceptualization and description of BTC’s funding needs to multiple and diverse audiences 
- Familiarity with current trends in educational and program evaluation methods; a willingness to gather and analyze data with the goal of continual improvement; attention to, and understanding of, data and outcomes as vital components of BTC’s fundraising success  
- Ability to work in highly flexible and fluid professional/work settings; ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
- Ability to maintain professional demeanor and judgement in all situations 
- MA or equivalent work experience required

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Amy Hanson at apply@breakthroughcincinnati.org by Friday, April 14. Include “Executive Director” in the subject line of your email. 

About Breakthrough Cincinnati
Breakthrough Cincinnati (BTC) is a four-year, tuition-free, out-of-school time (OST) academic program. BTC’s dual mission is to 1) provide rigorous, college-preparatory educational enrichment opportunities to highly motivated middle and high school students from underserved/underrepresented communities, and 2) inspire and train undergraduate college students to become the next generation of teachers and educational leaders. 

Statement of Equal Employment Opportunities
BTC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BTC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Artonomy Inc.

Art Sales Consultant

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Position: Art Sales Consultant

Artonomy Inc., a Cincinnati based art design and consultancy firm, is looking for a bright, energetic Art Sales Consultant to assist in designing, creating and selling artwork programs for the hospitality, healthcare, retail and corporate industries. This is a full time position.  

Our mission is to reinforce identity through art.

Responsibilities:
Big Ideas
We want someone who can create refined, artful spaces and recognize contemporary design trends that will stimulate and inspire. This would include sales presentations, art selection/sourcing and art placement.
Project Management
We need someone who can manage multiple jobs, budgets, people and clients.
New Business Development
We are looking for someone who is sales-oriented and can properly represent Artonomy to our clients and prospective clients. We need someone who is a problem solver and enjoys building client relationships.

Qualifications:
- Proficient in Graphic Art and Design software and tools including MS Word and Excel
- Must be a Big Idea person
- Prefer Art / Graphic Design / Sales or Marketing Degree
- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Must be able to move quickly between tasks
- A team player and results-oriented
- Use utmost respect and confidentiality at all times

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

ArtWorks

Communications Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Job Title: Communications Director 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 
Hours: Full time 
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience; Employee benefits health insurance, paid time off and savings plan
Reports to: CEO + Artistic Director
Start date: April 2017 

JOB DESCRIPTION
ArtWorks is seeking a Communications Director to lead the strategy and execution of innovative marketing communications programs that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to champion ArtWorks’ brand identity and tell our story to drive programming impact and fundraising results. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Leadership

- Serve as part of ArtWorks’ leadership team advising Board of Directors, Executive Leaders, fellow Directors and Staff
- Manage Communications Team including Communications Manager, Design Manager, Development Communications Coordinator (dotted line with Development Director) 
- Manage relationships with communications partners including agencies, contractors, designers, photographers, printers, video production, A/V, website firm, event venues, etc.
- Develop and manage the ArtWorks’ annual communications plan and budget (institutional and project lines)
- Oversee evaluation and reporting of communications program results (Google analytics, media monitoring, audience surveys)

Branding 
- Lead the evaluation and evolution of ArtWorks’ brand identity and positioning in support of the organization’s new strategic plan, working together with internal leadership, ArtWorks Trustees and external consulting partners
- Lead process to apply brand standards to all communication and experience touchpoints
- Elevate ArtWorks storytelling (platform, assets and capabilities) across staff, board, participants and partners 

Marketing Communications
- Evaluate ArtWorks’ digital platforms (website, email/CRM, crowdfunding) and enhance to deliver optimal user experience, efficiency and master data integration/integrity with Salesforce
- Develop and manage ArtWorks’ annual communications calendar and touchpoint cadence across key audiences
- Lead content strategy and manage implementation across ArtWorks’ website, email, e-newsletter channels and social media 
- Develop suite of institutional assets (presentations, collateral, videos, annual report, etc.) to support organizational objectives
- Develop and implement institutional and program/project-specific marketing and communication plans and campaigns in support of annual programming and fundraising priorities
- Lead ArtWorks earned media campaigns including proactive local PR efforts and coordinate with community partners (ArtsWave, Source and others) to leverage ArtWorks’ impact to help elevate Cincinnati’s national/international profile 
- Lead development and management of paid media partnerships and ad placements 

Community Relations
- Collaborate with Programming and Development to support successful community engagement strategies and partnerships
- Manage ArtWorks Speakers Bureau (proactive placements and process to facilitate community requests)
- Develop strategy and calendar to ensure ArtWorks representation and participation across key community events 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Experienced in brand strategy and activation
- Master storyteller – messaging strategy, writer, editor and communicator (written and verbal)
- Keen eye for quality design and creative direction 
- Adept at using data and metrics to inform strategy and drive results
- Highly collaborative and effective at leading the creative process 
- Committed to proactive, transparent internal and external communications
- Can balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and adherence to deadlines
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth
- Ability to effectively represent the organization and coach others to advocate for our cause across internal/external audiences 
- Experienced in developing effective digital strategies - websites, social media campaigns, crowdfunding, eNewsletters (experience in WordPress, Salesforce and Constant Contact a plus)
- Understanding of local/regional/national media landscape and positive working relationships with key outlets
- Flexible, inquisitive, creative, entrepreneurial, optimistic, team-player
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with staff teams and volunteer committees
- Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), conversant in Photoshop and other key design programs
- Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability and willingness to attend evening/weekend ArtWorks and strategic community events as needed 

Credentials and Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or other related degree 
- Minimum 5+ years of experience working as a marketing professional in an agency, nonprofit or corporate setting
- Nonprofit / arts marketing experience preferred but not required

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks transforms people and places through investments in creativity. Our vision is for creativity to be part of Cincinnati’s DNA, fueling and inspiring change. For good. To date, ArtWorks has employed, trained and developed more than 3,000 local youth (ages 14-21), 2,000 professional artists and 300 creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks is grateful for ongoing support from ArtsWave, City of Cincinnati, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Ohio Arts Council and the generosity of many individuals, foundations, corporations and community partners. www.ArtWorksCincinnati.org

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Amy Scarpello at Amy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by April 7, 2017. 

ArtWorks is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

ArtWorks

Development Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Job Title: Development Director 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 
Hours: Full time 
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience; Employee benefits health insurance, paid time off and savings plan
Reports to: CEO + Artistic Director
Start date: April 2017 

JOB DESCRIPTION
ArtWorks is seeking a Development Director to lead the strategy and execution of effective fundraising programs that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a collaborative and forward-thinking team of trustees and staff to build institutional strength and capacity through strategic philanthropy and innovative fundraising and earned revenue models generating $3MM+ annually.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Leadership
- Serve as part of ArtWorks’ leadership team advising and collaborating closely with Board of Directors, Board Development Committee, Executive Leaders, Directors, Staff and Volunteers
- Manage Development Team including Director of Individual Giving and Development & Communications Coordinator
- Manage partner relationships with contractors, event venues, Salesforce, etc. 
- Develop, oversee and manage implementation of development plan in accordance with highest ethical fundraising principles and integrity

Manage Development Budget
- Oversee creation and approval of an annual and three-year revenue and fundraising expense budget to support ArtWorks’ strategic priorities
- Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities and prepare regular progress reports to ensure goals are being achieved; adjust strategy and plans as necessary
- Monitor trends in the community or sector and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary

Manage Development Program & Activities
- Design and implement annual and multi-year engagement strategies to maximize relationships with existing and new donors 
- Partner with trustees and staff to champion a donor-centered approach to identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward gifts
- Develop and manage annual calendar of fundraising campaigns, events and activities to ensure revenue targets are met including Annual Fund, Adopt an Apprentice, ArtWorks Breakfast, fall fundraiser, season sponsorships, major gifts, planned giving, Mural Tours, direct mail campaigns, crowdfunding, endowment and more
- Oversee the creation and management of annual $1MM+ foundation/grant strategy and schedule of applications and reports; cultivate relationships to increase local, regional and national foundation support
- Lead identification and cultivation of corporate partners and individual prospects with major gift capacity 
- Oversee the management of the donor database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information
- Leverage Salesforce to improve prospecting, pipeline development, cultivation stage management and reporting; champion use of Salesforce as enterprise-wide platform for - Development, Talent, Programming and Volunteers
- Oversee processes to ensure timely and accurate donor gift acknowledgment and recognition benefits
- Oversee strategy to secure and recognize budget-relieving in-kind donations

Promote the Organization
- Foster an understanding and culture of philanthropy within the organization; coach trustees and staff on best practices
- Collaborate with communications and programming Team to promote the organization to donors and maximize public awareness and engagement in fundraising programs
- Collaborate with communications team to design and distribute materials in support of development efforts
- Create and deliver compelling presentations to help elevate awareness of ArtWorks among key audiences
- Build relationships with community leaders and key stakeholders to advance ArtWorks’ mission and fundraising goals

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Demonstrated experience in fundraising / fiscal management, budget oversight and financial analysis
- Familiarity with the Cincinnati philanthropic community
- Adept at using data and metrics to inform strategy and drive results
- Can balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and adherence to deadlines
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth
- Creativity/Innovation: Develops new ways to improve the finances of the organization
- Behaves Ethically: Understands ethical behavior and business practices and ensures personal and team behavior is consistent with these standards and aligns with the -values of the organization
- Builds Relationships: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally to achieve ArtWorks goals
- Donor-Centric: Anticipates, understands, empathizes and responds to the needs of donors to meet or exceed their expectations 
- Fosters Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, solve problems and make decisions that improve organizational effectiveness and drive results
- Leadership: Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
- Make Decisions: Assesses situations to determine priority, urgency and risks and make clear recommendations and/or decisions that are timely and in the best interest of the organization
- Organized: Sets priorities, develops work plans and schedules, monitors and reports progress, documents details
- Flexible, inquisitive, creative, entrepreneurial, optimistic, team-player
- Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Salesforce or similar fundraising software
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability and willingness to attend evening/weekend ArtWorks and strategic community events as needed 

Credentials and Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum 5-7+ years of professional fundraising experience
- Demonstrated senior level experience in small to mid-size organization, preferably nonprofit and/or arts related

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks transforms people and places through investments in creativity. Our vision is for creativity to be part of Cincinnati’s DNA, fueling and inspiring change. For good. To date, ArtWorks has employed, trained and developed more than 3,000 local youth (ages 14-21), 2,000 professional artists and 300 creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks has an annual operating budget of $3 million. Today about 80% of the organization’s annual operating revenue is generated through its philanthropic efforts and 20% is from direct-funded projects. ArtWorks is grateful for ongoing support from ArtsWave, City of Cincinnati, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Ohio Arts Council and the generosity of many individuals, foundations, corporations and community partners. www.ArtWorksCincinnati.org

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Amy Scarpello at Amy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by April 7, 2017. 

ArtWorks is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services

Posted:
Mar 15, 2017
Position: Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services 

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 Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services is responsible for development of a comprehensive donor-centric individual annual fundraising plan to meet budgeted CSO income goals, including strategies and case statement development. The successful candidate will serve as a front-line member of the Philanthropy Team, leading fundraising initiatives and collaborating with senior staff, key volunteers, and Board members to integrate emerging Orchestra priorities into all aspects of cultivating, soliciting and stewarding annual fund donors with the ultimate goal of maximizing financial support. He/She will supervise two manager-level fundraisers: the Individual Giving Manager (focused on gifts below $1,500) and the Leadership Giving Manager (focused on gifts between $1,500 and $10,000) as the Director is responsible for major gifts to the annual fund of $10,000 or more. The Director will also oversee the shared donor services functions for the department. 

Job Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership and vision in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic fundraising program for individuals
- Develop creative strategies for identifying and engaging diverse constituencies critical to the Orchestra
- Play an active role in the process of analyzing fundraising potential, setting objectives and achieving stated goals
- Support individual and leadership giving managers in setting strategies and leading the team in a goal-oriented environment
- Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
- Successfully manage an assigned portfolio of 40-50 major gift prospects and donors in an effort to achieve and surpass the major gifts annual fund goal and to satisfy other prioritized needs from management in the form of special projects
- Provide tactical support to philanthropy assistants to ensure seamless and best-in-class donor services
- Serve as primary staff liaison for the Major Gifts Cabinet, a sub-committee of the Philanthropy Committee
- Support volunteer solicitors who work closely with the CSO in developing relationships with and securing gifts from major donors and prospects who have the potential to make major and transformational gifts
- Cultivate additional prospects and donors, growing relationships over time to strengthen their ties to the CSO into targeted divisions and campaigns
- Carefully steward current major donors assigned to portfolio and determine innovative and creative ways to recognize donors for their generosity
- Oversee key donor communications including monthly e-newsletter and annual report in collaboration with the communications department
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Philanthropy or President, as needed, that are consistent with development goals
- Other duties as assigned 

The ideal candidate must be extremely detailed oriented, have excellent computer, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills; and possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, and the ability to work independently. Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:
- Planning/organization – the individual should prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans;
- Communication – must display a high level of communication with peers, colleagues, volunteers, donors and prospects; 
- Judgment – the individual should display a willingness to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgment and make timely decisions; 
- Interpersonal skills – the individual will work cooperatively with others within the philanthropy department and other departments across the Orchestra

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 5-7 years of direct fundraising, preferably with a performing arts organization
- Must have demonstrated ability to successfully build, retain and renew support
- Must be a collaborative team member with known leadership and management skills

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra offers a competitive wage and benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, and parking. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.

ArtsWave

Freelance Graphic Designer

Posted:
Mar 13, 2017

Position: Freelance graphic designer

Contracted position – Limited need basis.

ArtsWave, the region’s lead planner, promoter and fundraiser of 100+ arts organizations, is seeking a variety of freelance graphic design professionals to work on ad hoc projects with quick deadlines and turnaround. Scope of projects will vary. Designers will be asked to:

  • Create marketing pieces for print and online communications that reflect ArtsWave’s brand identity. These will be used for events, products and other initiatives
  • Recommend design solutions for projects discussed.
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layouts reflective of ArtsWave’s brand as outlined in ArtsWave’s brand specifications and past brand communications.
  • Review and edit designs for accuracy and feedback prior to publishing them

Skills and experience required:

  • Four or two-year degree in graphic design
  • Prior experience as a graphic designer – please provide portfolio or website of samples
  • In-depth knowledge of: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & PhotoShop. Candidate should also be proficient with Google Apps and Microsoft Office. 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. Advanced HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript knowledge a plus
  • Comfortable and competent in designing for email and for digital applications
This is a wonderful opportunity to earn some freelance income while helping an organization with a mission. Please feel free to forward this to designers you may know. Interested applicants should send their freelance hourly rate, portfolio, and resume to Kathy DeBrosse, Director of Marketing and Engagement: kathy.debrosse@theartswave.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Custodian

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United Sates dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Custodian.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION:
Working under the guidance of the Facility Director, the CAC Custodian is responsible for maintaining the pristine appearance of the Rosenthal Center.   The Custodian will also assist the Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events.   This position requires early morning, evening and weekend hours on occasion for CAC special events. 
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
- Clean all areas of the Rosenthal Center (i.e. offices, restrooms, Kaplan Hall, Performance Space, all non public areas, etc.)
- Work with the Facility and AV Technician with the set-up of all in-house and rental events
- Maintain inventory of all products needed to perform job duties (i.e. paper products, cleaning chemicals, safety equipment, etc.)
 -Maintain all cleaning equipment in working order, schedule preventive maintenance on all equipment
- Work with Facility Director to develop and implement maintenance schedule for repair/painting of walls in non-gallery areas.
- Assist Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events
- Train contracted custodial staff as needed
- Attend bi-weekly staff meetings, weekly special events meetings and all exhibition related training
- 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.
  
SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Must be detail-oriented, a proven problem solver and multi- tasker
- Must have outstanding interpersonal skills
- Must be highly motivated and able to work with little or no supervision
- Must be able to work flexible hours as needed

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by March 31, 2017 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.No phone calls will be accepted, or returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Artist Submission for 2017-18 Exhibition Season

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Submission Guidelines for 2017-18 Exhibition Season

Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) seeks work from emerging and established artists in a variety of media for its upcoming 2017-18 Exhibition Season. CCAC’s mission is to strengthen the critical link between participation in the cultural arts and successful, healthy children, adults and communities. CCAC has several different spaces artists may utilize for installations and exhibitions. We are primarily seeking proposals for the Grand Lobby, our Herrick Gallery, and the Lower Lobby.

CCAC is looking for exhibit proposals that will bring compelling work for installations of one to two months. CCAC also has a commitment to community-based art involving collaborations between artists and the Uptown neighborhoods of Cincinnati in which the Center is located. Submissions are open to artists in all geographic locations. Proposals may be submitted for solo, group or curated exhibitions.

To be considered for an exhibit, please submit a proposal (including suggested title and description), and up to 10 images of your work in jpeg format, minimum 300 dpi.

Provide a separate sheet listing the images, medium, dimensions, title, date and suggested sale price. Also provide a short artist’s bio with your work.

Please submit by April 1, 2017 for consideration of your work for the upcoming season, beginning August 18. Our Exhibitions Advisory Committee will review all submissions at that time and notify you within one month.

Please send proposals and materials to:
exhibits@cliftonculturalarts.org
or mail to
Clifton Cultural Arts Center
PO Box 20041
Cincinnati, OH 45220

StreetSpark

Summer Mural Artists

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
HIRING ARTISTS THIS SUMMER FOR STREETSPARK MURALS IN HAMILTON!

Painters may apply to create murals at www.fittoncenter.org/streetspark by March 31, 2017.

Eligibility/Info:
⦁ Artists must have painting experience (preferably with murals, but not required)
⦁ Artists may have flexible summer work availability.
⦁ Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
⦁ All artists who will paint murals must agree to a background check.
⦁ Artists will need to submit their resume, artwork examples and two professional references.
⦁ Each artist will receive payment (amounts are determined based on the size/scope of the mural and will be agreed upon with the StreetSpark Program Manager).
⦁ Artist interviews will be held in April 2017.

Contact streetsparkart@gmail.com with questions.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Intern in Department of Prints (paid)

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Intern in Department of Prints (paid) 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, temporary summer intern to work in the Prints department. 

POSITION SUMMARY
This internship will assist the Curator of Prints to research and catalogue the Joel and Bernice Weisman Collection of 800 Japanese prints into the permanent collection. This will be a hands - on experience with Japanese prints dating from the 1760s through the twentieth century. A reading knowledge of Japanese and a general background in Japanese print history, history and literature is desirable.  

Schedule: 12 weeks, 6/1/2017 - 8/31/2017, 35 hours per week, paid position. 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Undergraduate degree, more preferred. Language-Japanese desirable.  

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.
Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Ticketing Specialist

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Ticketing Specialist

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs: 
- MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 97,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft. 
- TCT On Tour – We see over 60,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency. 
- TCT Academy – Over 300 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth. 

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love of theater in children and the young at heart.

Core Beliefs:
- We believe in the power of theater to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
- We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
- We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
- We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
- We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

Position Overview:
The Ticketing Specialist will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  

The Ticketing Specialist of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) reports directly to the Box Office Manager and the Sales Director.  

Responsibilities:
The Ticket Office Specialist shall be responsible for:
- Processing Season Ticket Orders.
- Selling Single Ticket Orders.
- Answering phone/email.
- Assisting customers at the Ticket Office in our Red Bank Road location and the Box Office window at the Taft Theatre during performance dates.

The Ticketing Specialist’s duties include assisting in all aspects of the ticket office, including but not limited to:
- Audit 
- Daily balancing of season and single ticket sales.
- Accounts Payable and Receivable
- Process payments for season and single ticket accounts.
- Other
- All other duties and responsibilities related to the function of the ticket office as assigned.

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Ticketing Specialist will:
- Work closely with the Box Office Manager and Sales Director to fulfill the mission of TCT.
- Be an advocate for TCTC in the community.
- Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCT to the staff, patrons, and general public.
- Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED, college education preferred.
- Problem solving skills. 
- Demonstrated ability to be a team player.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Office.
- Able to work irregular hours and weekends in addition to regular business hours.
- Prefer Ticketmaster selling experience.

Compensation & Benefits:
- Full-time, hourly position.
- Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
- Generous PTO accrual based on years of service.
- Generous paid holiday schedule.

Please email resume by Friday, March 24, 2017 to: tickets@tctcincinnati.com.

Miami University, College of Creative Arts

Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor

Miami University, College of Creative Arts seeks a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join our growing Arts Management & Entrepreneurship program at the rank of Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor starting fall 2017. The program consists of a co-major and minor in Arts Management and a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Farmer School of Business. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction. Miami University will not sponsor for H1B work authorization for the 2017-18 year.

The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor will teach a combination of arts management & entrepreneurship courses; collaborate with the program director on new initiatives; coordinate and mentor students on professional internship as needed; serve as mentor to students in the program; engage in service to the department, division, university and/or communities at large.  

Required: For appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor MFA, MBA or PHD (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise, for appointment as Instructor MA (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with at least five years of applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise; undergraduate-level teaching experience; dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to collaborate across disciplines. (Rank dependent upon earned degree.)  

Desire: Interest or experience in Design Thinking methodology; Music Business or Music Entrepreneurship experience; Visual Arts Business; Developing Arts Ventures; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level; five years of experience in the professional field of expertise.

This is a nine-month, non-tenure-eligible appointment with benefits. The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years.  

Apply
Submit cover letter, a letter of teaching interest for 4 courses from the CCA curriculum (available at http://miamioh.edu/cca/academics/interdisciplinary-programs/arts-management/, that you are qualified to teach) and curriculum vitae tohttps://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3908.
Letters of reference may be requested from references listed in application.
Inquiries may be directed to Todd Stuart at stuartt@miamioh.edu.
Screening of applications will begin March 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Executive Director

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Executive Director
Organization: The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, non-profit
Web Site: www.bakerhunt.org 
Mission: To provide professional instruction in a compelling learning environment for the enrichment of studies in the arts and humanities.

Position Description: Full Time. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Experience: 5 years progressive, non-profit management/administration, or equivalent.

Duties:
1. Planning and operation of annual budget.
2. Spearhead program development.
3. Increase student enrollment.
4. Enhance Baker Hunt’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations
5. Operate and conduct oneself in an ethical manner.
6. Exhibit transparent and high integrity leadership.
7. Responsible hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
8. Serve as Baker Hunt’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s teachers, students, the media and the general public.
9. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the region and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Baker Hunt’s Mission.
10. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
11. Supervise/collaborate with organization’s staff.
12. Demonstrate strategic facility and program planning/ implementation to successfully fulfill the organization’s mission.
13. Staff organizational Board meetings.
14. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
15. Review and approve contracts for services.
16. Exhibit strong written and oral communication skills.
17. Create and maintain an atmosphere where people want to come to work!!

Send resume and salary requirements torkingsbury@bakerhunt.com.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Conservation Department Summer Internship

Posted:
Mar 3, 2017
Position: CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT SUMMER INTERNSHIP

The Cincinnati Art Museum Conservation Department is accepting applications for a volunteer intern to assist with construction of storage mounts and containers for art objects. The intern will work with fashion arts and textiles, Asian art, portrait miniatures, and works on paper and will make containers and mounts to provide support and protection of the objects while they are in storage. The intern will be contributing to the Museum’s goal of preserving its collections for future generations.

Applicants must have good hand skills, experience working with small hand tools and the ability to make precise measurements and cuts. Other useful skills are the ability to use a sewing machine and/or printmaking experience. The intern must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, stand, sit, and climb ladders. Applicants should be currently enrolled in or recent graduates of a Bachelor’s degree program majoring in art history, studio art or a related field. Depending on the intern’s interests and experience, additional duties such as examining objects and writing reports and entering data in the Museum’s collections database may be assigned.

The internship will be two days per week for 8-10 weeks, Monday-Friday between June 1 and August 31. Start and end dates are flexible.

If interested, please submit the following materials to internships@cincyart.org:
- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, related experience 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 college-level course work. 

Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Learning Specialist (PT)

Posted:
Mar 3, 2017
Position: Learning Specialist (PT)

Responsibilities:
- Work as part of the Program Development and Delivery Team to ensure that Cincinnati Museum Center programs fulfill their brand promise for being insightful, inspiring, and fun experiences.
- This position reports directly to the Managers of Program Development and Delivery concerning weekly schedules, payroll, and training, but will work with other program managers depending on weekly assignments.
- Be responsible for delivering program experiences at Cincinnati Museum Center as well as at off-site locations such as community events, schools, and a variety of other educational outreach opportunities. 
- Participate in Learning Labs, Programs on Wheels, Museum Camps, Scout Programs, Overnights, Birthday Parties, various community and large events, as well as staffing the museum floor.
- Attend all required staff meetings and training sessions.
- Periodically assist in research and the development of new programming.
- Operate a time keeping system as it relates to recording clock-ins, clock-outs, time off requests, and other related activities.
- Take initiative to recognize opportunities for improvement in processes or procedures and work with management to make necessary changes.
- Respond in a timely fashion to communications from peers and supervisors.
- Must be reliable and able to report to shifts on time.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- High school graduate or equivalent is required, but an undergraduate degree in History, Science, Art, Early Childhood Development, or other related field is preferred.
- Experience with the maker movement—whether as an artist, engineer, tinkerer, or similar hobbyist—is a plus.
- 2 years customer service preferred.
- Experience with museum, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venue attractions is a plus.
- Excellent guest service skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences, as well as an outgoing and friendly personality.
- Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast paced situations or during periods of change.
- Need to have a working knowledge in the use of Word, Excel, and electronic communications.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.
- Strongly self-motivated and able to take initiative in the absence of immediate direction. 
- Able to work independently and also as the member of a team.
- Strong ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, frequent interruptions, and fluctuating schedules.
- Be available to work between 10 to 25 hours per week.
- Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
- Must have reliable transportation to and from work, an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license.
- Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overnight events.

To read more about this position and to apply, please visit our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Storyteller & Communications Lead

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: STORYTELLER & COMMUNICATIONS LEAD 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and reinforcing a consistent voice and tone for United Way, as well as coordinate with other internal and external teams to ensure our message is consistent across all channels. 
The Storyteller and Communications Lead will develop message training materials, tutorials, and assessments; provides leadership to signature organizational events including developing event concepts and ideas, develop event plans and execute events; and support internal communications.   

A minimum of three years’ solid experience in a marketing environment and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred.
Excellent communication skills- verbal, written and strength in presenting to multiple audiences. Experience in facilitation of training and development of training materials; 
capable of developing presentations and effective online tutorials and assessments. Project planning skills and ability to set and sort priorities. Strategic thinking and ability to apply marketing/ communications tactics to broad organizational strategies.
Strong creative, copywriting, editing, and relationship management skills. Proven track record of effectively leveraging communications to drive revenue and influence consumer behavior. Proficient in MS products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and in utilizing and leveraging the internet; Adobe experience preferred.  

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146


UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Design Manager

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: DESIGN MANAGER 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will lead the artistic and creative direction for United Way and will guide the department in developing the design aesthetic for the organization.  They will lead the effort to ensure consistency across all visual elements of the brand and across all print, digital and experiential mediums.  

The Design Manager will build a consistent brand experience across multiple marketing touch-points and audiences; establish a process for creative development that starts with strategic requirements, leverages customer insights and timely reviews from stakeholders, and effective collaboration across the entire design organization. Concept, design and produce design solutions for all products, events and donor engagements; direct photography and video creation to align with creative direction. Use own original and creative thinking to develop concepts and finished design solutions from rough ideas, and present creative concepts to internal clients. Lead in the creative direction and development of all design elements for team members and stakeholders. Budget management, metrics and ROI for projects. 

A minimum of five years’ of art/creative, direction, design or multimedia experience and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred.  Experience building a brand in multiple markets. Creative portfolio of results oriented work that shows a diversity of experience across both online and offline media including video development. Strong business acumen, with a solid understanding of how to achieve business objectives while meeting an expected brand standard and high bar for aesthetic quality. Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and other design platforms for print and digital, web development, HTML and CSS experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, including public speaking and presentation skills.  Ability to work under deadlines and manage multiple projects.   

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146


UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Communications Manager

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for setting the organizational tone and voice overseeing all copy, writing, editing and production of a variety of communication tools for multiple audiences. This individual will develop and pitch compelling stories of organizational impact to media and lead media relations strategy for the organization. The Communications Manager will develop trusting relationships with reporters/journalists and sector influencers and oversee the media relations strategy in order to advance United Way’s story of community leadership and impact.  
A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar editorial, content marketing, content strategy or content curation role and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred. Agency or publishing experience preferred with a journalism, PR/communication and/or professional writing/storytelling background. Experience producing a variety of content deliverables, including blog posts, articles, white papers, podcasts, videos, webinars, infographics, social media chatter and media relations materials. Superior writing and editing skills; knowledge of AP style; ability to write in a variety of styles/voices. Proven experience driving revenue through marketing strategy. Must be a master user of MS PowerPoint and capable of developing impactful presentations. Advanced computer skills, including mastery of all major Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Excellent interpersonal communications skills with an acute attention to detail; strong experience in project, time and budget management skills and previous experience managing other employees. Demonstrated ability to apply marketing/ communications tactics to broad organizational strategies. Experienced at engaging and inspiring audiences, along with excellent presentation skills. Exceptional leadership; proven ability to plan/prioritize, develop and deliver content across multi-channels. Proven ability to build and execute strategies effectively and efficiently. 

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146

UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

Contemporary Arts Center

Graphic Designer

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: Graphic Designer

The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a creative talent to fill our Graphic Designer position.

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

The Graphic Designer is an essential supporting role which requires the ability to work both in a team and on one’s own initiative – under the guidance of the Communications Director. You will bring with you excellent written and verbal communication skills, print and digital design expertise, as well as confidence in using a range of communications tools including all major social media platforms. You will be self-motivated, organized, adept at managing a multitude of projects at once and have an interest in the arts. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to further develop a career at the intersection of design and art.

SCOPE OF POSITION:
Supports the Communications Director and the entire CAC staff to deliver CAC’s visual communication strategies and ensure high quality, regular and effective external communication about the CAC across all platforms - including CAC website, wayfinding, signage, collateral, advertising and social media. This position is primarily responsible for creation of all CAC print and digital communication, wayfinding and exhibition-supporting graphics. Photography and photo processing experience a plus. Past experience working with artists, galleries or museums is preferred.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
- Produce print and online communication materials, including but not limited to advertisements, invitations, signage, videos, CAC Store products, brochures, e-newsletters and various other promotional/collateral materials
- Maintain the brand and voice of the institution across wayfinding, institutional collateral, print and digital communications
- Assist Communications Director with organization, design, production and administrative editorial duties with quarterly Epicenter Magazine
- Coordinate with Digital Engagement Manager to manage project timelines, production schedules and manage logistics within the Communications department
- Work with Digital Engagement Manager to produce original content for CAC’s various e-communications, including monthly CAC digest
- Prepare final layouts for printing and oversee production management with outside vendors
- Coordinate the gathering of information and components for design projects from all internal departments and external partners
- Manage design interns and freelance contractors
- Create design templates for various print and digital collateral
- Create and update digital content for Metrobot digital signage
- Assist in maintaining and updating CAC’s website
- - Research and implement best practices of the arts industry
Have strong critical and creative thinking skills
- Have strong decision making and time management skills, and ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles
- Be curious and knowledgeable about innovation in technology, web and digital platforms as it relates to communications and marketing the arts
- Represent CAC at opening events

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH THE 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
:
Two years of professional design experience. A degree in Design is highly preferred; but not mandatory with equivalent professional design experience. High proficiency in Adobe CC design applications. Ability to manage multiple priorities, work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Adept at creative problem solving and adapting style to meet the project. Excellent organizational and administrative skills, the ability to prioritize workload and keen attention to detail. Ability to work well on own initiative and within a team. Strong communication skills (written, verbal). Familiarity with current social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and Vimeo. Confident in the use of digital technology and website administration, and quick to adapt to emerging technology.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by March 16, 2017 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  No phone calls will be accepted, or returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert Orchestra Conductor

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, Concert Orchestra Conductor (Part-Time)

Position Profile:
The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO) Concert Orchestra Conductor serves as a member of the CSYO conducting staff. The Conductor is responsible for leading weekly and occasional additional rehearsals, performances, developing curriculum, musical program planning, and ensuring maximum artistic quality and development for the Concert Orchestra. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to create a student experience that is of the highest quality, be engaging, challenging, educational, and inspiring for the young musicians of the CSYO Concert Orchestra. 

Reports to:
CSO Director of Education and Community Engagement (works collaboratively with CSO staff and conductors)

Key Competencies:
The successful candidate must possess the following qualities:
- Exceptional conducting and rehearsal technique
- Strong knowledge of youth orchestra repertoire including unabridged original orchestral works suitable for developing musicians
- Instrumental pedagogy skills necessary to instruct students across all instrument families in achieving individual and ensemble style, tone, dynamics, pitch, balance and other musical qualities associated with performing in a full orchestra.
- Programming savvy that will challenge students technically and artistically, provide equal performing opportunities for all instruments, and engage concert audiences
- Ability to evaluate and adapt to varying student musical abilities and potential across all instrument families
- Ability to actively serve as a CSYO ambassador to school band and orchestra directors throughout the region, building bridges to school music programs, and increasing student interest in CSYO.
- Ability to communicate promptly and effectively with staff (also parents as needed)
- Strong public speaking skills and ability to connect with concert audiences verbally and through creative concert production elements.

Key Duties:
- Develop and execute annual performance goals for the Concert Orchestra
- Develop cohesive concert programs for each CSYO season
- Lead all rehearsals and concerts (rehearsals are weekly with occasional exceptions)
- Assist with planning for and participate in the annual audition process
- Develop sectional rehearsal plans to share with CSO musician coaches
- Actively advocate for and support the CSYO Concert Orchestra within the school music community and assist in executing yearly student recruitment plans, including guest conducting at schools across the region, upon invitation.
- Oversee the fair and transparent application of Concert Orchestra policies including attendance, seating, part assignments, etc.
- Advise and assist staff in marking and preparing parts for the CSYO librarian. 
- Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all CSYO Concert Orchestra students and parents, CSO musicians, CSO staff and CSO board members.
- Other duties as assigned

Compensation: Minimum starting at $5,500 per year and commensurate with experience

Schedule: The CSYO Concert Orchestra currently rehearses weekly during the school year from 7-9pm on Monday nights, at Sycamore High School. Concerts typically occur on three Sunday afternoons throughout the school year, on Memorial Day, with occasional additional performances as needed.

About Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras:
The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras program is made up of approximately 200 musicians from middle and high schools in southwestern Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeastern Indiana. This season marks the 53rd for the CSYO Philharmonic and the 7th for the Concert Orchestra. The CSYO Concert Orchestra is CSYO’s developmental youth orchestra, intended to introduce talented students to full orchestra and develop associated skills.

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017

Please email a resume and an internet link to a video sample of your conducting work in a rehearsal setting to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “CSYO Conductor Search” in the subject line.

A rehearsal conducting sample is preferred but we will accept performance footage if there are no rehearsal samples of your work.

Online rehearsal video samples are preferred but DVD videos can also be sent to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202

A live audition for selected finalists will be held on May 8, 2017 7:30-9:30pm. 

Educational Theatre Association

Educational Events Administrator

Posted:
Feb 17, 2017
Position: EdTA Educational Events Administrator (temporary)
Department: Educational Events
Supervisor: Director of Educational Events
FLSA Status: Temporary, non-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
EdTA seeks a detail oriented resource to support the administration of the registration process for the International Thespian Festival. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Support the processing of more than 4000 event registrations.
Confirm that all documents related to more than 4000 program registrants are complete and accurate.
Manage aspects of the event registration help-desk, fielding calls and questions, to ensure that each registrant is properly registered and prepared to attend the event.

Competencies 
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
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.
Customer Service – Puts the customer first at all times. Works to resolve customer issues in a friendly, thoughtful, timely manner.
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.
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; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language and Computer Skills 
Ability to write effective, clear and coherent communications and express oneself verbally. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with the MS Office Suite.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:HRManager@schooltheatre.org.  Reference “Events Administrator Application” in subject line. No calls, please.  
Preference given to applications received by March 3, 2017.

 

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Feb 15, 2017
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports To: Executive Director

Organization Background:
The Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to strengthening the critical link between participation in the cultural arts and successful, healthy children, adults and communities. 

Opportunity:
CCAC seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented self-starter who is committed to the arts and community building, and would like to take a supporting role in our fun, fast-paced environment. CCAC is hiring an Administrative Assistant, a role which will allow an entrepreneurial individual the opportunity to be involved in the success of a rare and remarkable organization.

Position:
This position is responsible for ensuring that CCAC operates in an efficient and effective manner by performing support duties of the CCAC staff. The position will primarily focus on the day-to-day activities, including but not limited to answering phone calls, responding to emails, receiving and directing visitors and providing information to patrons about CCAC’s classes, programs, events, rental spaces, etc. This position is also responsible for scheduling and supervising the work-study and intern staff, as well as volunteers. 

Minimum Requirements:
Education
High school diploma; Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Arts Administration, or Communications preferred or commensurate work experience.

Experience
Two – three years in an administrative or assistant role, with preference given to experience in the non-profit sector. 

Specialized Skills/Attributes:
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders (patrons, class providers, tenants, event renters) and to promote a welcoming atmosphere for all guests;
- Efficient and resourceful problem solving skills;
- Effective time management skills, and the ability to handle simultaneous, complex projects;
- Proficiency in the use of technology and various software programs;
- Dependability, and adherence to a set and reliable work schedule; 
- Flexibility, collaborative working style, and a sense of humor.

Specific Outcomes:
- Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all guests at CCAC
- Hire, train, schedule and supervise work study and intern staff, including development and implementation of educational and experiential growth opportunities
- Coordinate with Events and Gallery Coordinator and Programs and Communication Manager to determine work study and intern staffing needs, on a monthly basis
- Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; and verifying receipt of supplies
- Generate paperwork necessary to ensure all bills are paid on time
- Mastery of CCAC’s class, program, and event rosters, with the ability to respond to questions and requests for information with detailed knowledge
- Maintain workflow by studying methods; implementing cost reductions; and developing reporting procedures
- Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copy machines and printers
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

This position is full-time (32 – 40 hours per week). The list of outcomes above is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter (outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position), resume, and salary requirements to Leslie R. Mooney, Executive Director, at hr@cliftonculturalarts.org. Electronic submissions (as Word Documents or PDFs) are strongly preferred; no phone calls, please. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10. CCAC is an EOE employer, and encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

Anything Airbrushed

Artists Wanted

Posted:
Feb 13, 2017
Anything Airbrushed plus is looking for artists to work at our Tri-County Mall studio location(hiring now) as well as Summer 2017 positions at our Beach Waterpark location. This job is all about doing ART all day, everyday. This is a very exciting job opportunity for Art students as well as artists looking for steady part-time work.  It is very flexible, which works well for High School and College students and is an opportunity for artists to learn a new medium as well as actually make money using their talents.  

Artist Position; Duties will include: Custom painting of apparel and miscellaneous items with standard airbrush designs, as well as custom artwork requested by the customer. Ideally we are looking for Senior Art students who have good drawing ability and outgoing personalities. Airbrush experience is a plus but not particularly necessary. We want to see a portfolio which shows us airbrush experience(if any), drawing ability, a grasp of color, form and perspective. Please contact us at the phone number included to set up a time to meet with us and show a portfolio.

Celebrating 25 years of Business in Cincinnati!!
Michael Dougherty
Anything Airbrushed plus LLC
"inside Tri-County Mall"
11700 Princeton Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
513-671-0758

http://www.anythingairbrushed.com
http://www.facebook.com/anythingairbrushedplus
http://www.doughertystudio.com
http://www.twitter.com/airbrushplus
 

Cincinnati Men's Chorus

Artistic Director

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Cincinnati Men’s Chorus
Position: Artistic Director 

For a more comprehensive job description, please visit our website atwww.cincinnatimenschorus.org

Strategic Objectives: The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus (CMC) seeks an Artistic Director (AD) to develop and execute the creative and social justice visions of the organization.  As such, the Artistic Director serves as the most visible public face of the CMC through our programming, communications and intersections within the LGBTQ community, and with the local, regional, national and international communities at large.

The Artistic Director pushes CMC to expand our boundaries, challenge our conventions and maintain relevance in light of current external and genre influences with the followings objectives always at the forefront:
- Strive for musical excellence
- Grow membership
- Increase audience attendance and loyalty
- Increase CMC exposure
- Engage and entertain both the singing and audience members through selection of repertoire that supports both the musical excellence and social justice aspects of the organization
- Nurture existing donors and sponsors and work to cultivate new ones
- Maintain an accepting environment for all performing members, administrators, audience members and the community at large who wish to interact with the CMC

The Artistic Director reports to the CMC Board of Directors (Board) with specific oversight provided by the President of the Board.

Key Areas of Responsibility: The primary responsibilities of the Artistic Director consist of the planning, coordination and execution of performance in accordance with goals collectively established with the Board and within parameters defined by the governing documents of the CMC. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Thematic Development and Selection, Acquisition and Storage of Music
- Coordination of Rehearsals and Performances
- Supervision, Artistic Direction and Education  
- Financial and Administrative Oversight  
- Spokesperson and Publicity/Communications Advisor
- Community Engagement 

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
- BA or Advanced Degree in Music with an emphasis in choral conducting or equivalent conducting experience.
- Experience conducting or working with a community-based chorus and with singers of various musical skills and experience.
- Interest in and commitment to the mission of the Chorus.
- Basic piano skills.
- Knowledge of all voice types and ability to teach any part as well as offering instruction in correct vocal technique.
- Broad knowledge of music, including traditional and vernacular styles.

Term of Employment:
The contract for the Artistic Director position is negotiated annually between the AD and the Board of Directors. 
This regularly compensated independent contractor position is considered part-time, although the hours and workload will fluctuate depending on the needs of the CMC.  

Application Materials:  Applications materials should include the following:
- Cover Letter with salary requirements
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- List of works that (a) have been conducted in performance over the past 12 months and (b) that are under preparation
- List of at least three references that includes email addresses and phone numbers
- Optional - DVD or link to a video that includes the applicant conducting (1) a 10 – 15 minute segment of a recent rehearsal AND (2) at 10 – 15 minute segment of a recent performance with a choral ensemble

Submission of Application Materials:  
The deadline for acceptance of application materials is March 10, 2017.
Materials can be submitted by either of two ways shown here:
Email - tom.crawford@cincinnatimenschorus.org 
Regular Mail – Cincinnati Men’s Chorus  Attn:  Tom Crawford, PO Box 3061, Cincinnati, OH  45201
Please note that no physical submissions (DVD’s, etc.) will be returned to the applicant.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Site Manager

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Site Manager for Small House Museum

Our small house museum is seeking an energetic, dynamic manager who will see to the day-to-day operations of our historic site with guidance from a non-profit board and supported by a team of enthusiastic volunteers. This is a full time, year round position managing all aspects of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House , a small house museum, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The site is owned by the Ohio History Connections (OHC)and locally managed by the Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House (FOHBSH), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

The site manager will
:
- manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the House, receiving direction from and reporting to the president of the Board of the Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House while working with the Board and volunteers to ensure that the House runs smoothly
- serve as liaison between OHC and FOHBSH  to ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures
- receive/respond to/ forward  as appropriate all communications directed to the House including mailed correspondence/electronic communications/ social media
- coordinate the calendar of programs/events/activities/rentals for the House
- facilitate recruitment/training/scheduling of volunteers in accordance with and assistance from Program/Development Committee of the Board
- represent the House at scheduled events
- monitor and maintain book store/gift shop inventory with assistance from Book Store Committee 
Prioritization of these duties changes as the House’s program year cycles through seasonal changes.

Skills and Qualifications:
- bachelor degree in relevant area required; master’s degree preferred
- 3 years of management/supervisory experience
- excellent written/verbal communication skills
- flexible, well-organized problem solver
- proven team builder 

Please address resume and cover letter to:
    Selection Committee
     Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House
     2950 Gilbert Ave
     Cincinnati, Oh 45206

E-mail: friendsharrietbeecherstowe@gmail.com
(Subject line: Site Manager Application)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Individual Giving Manager

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Individual Giving 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 Individual Giving and Donor Services, the Individual Giving Manager serves as a member of the Philanthropy Team that executes strategies to secure general gifts from individuals up to $1,500 to the Annual Fund campaign. The Individual Giving Manager supports and implements day-today administration of five giving circles; performs specialized functions independently and at a best-in-class level; synthesizes and communicates frontline insights and improvement opportunities; compiles, develops, and analyzes data and reports; and informs and refines systems and processes all with the goal of promoting a culture of philanthropy that celebrates the generosity of every donor who invests in the mission of the CSO.  

Job Responsibilities:
- Assist the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services with quarterly and annual fundraising plans, donors solicitations, cultivation and stewardship efforts for gifts <$1,500 
- Write content and manage the production of fundraising materials, including direct mail appeals, telefunding scripts, brochures, website, eblasts and newsletter articles
- Implement fundraising strategies to meet budgeted income goals, as well as the appropriate moves management strategies to upgrade donors to higher giving levels
- With the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services, the Director of Events and the Leadership Giving Manager, manage various cultivation and recognition events annually, as well as guest artist receptions
- With the Individual Giving Team, coordinate regular Individual Giving status to internal and external leadership
- Collaborate  with the Leadership Giving Manager to identify prospects in the general gifts campaign who are ready for additional cultivation to increase their support to the institution
- Maintain a prospect pool of approximately 50 active constituents using moves management strategies
- Assist with intern and volunteer management to provide the Philanthropy Department administrative support
- Perform prospect research Work with the Data Team to manage Tessitura upgrade projects and Department report requests
- Serve as the department representative on the Website Team, ensure that Philanthropy Department pages are updated regularly Manage portion of individual donor budget, ensuring revenue targets are met or exceed and expenses are kept within stated parameters, including managing collateral supply inventory 
- Provide VIP ticketing assistance to donors and other patrons
- Manage Annual Fund communications through the monthly donor e-newsletters, CSO website and Symphony-Email

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent computer, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills. They must possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, and observe the highest level of discretion and confidentiality when dealing with donors. This individual also must have outstanding capacities for personal presentation, organization, self motivation, accuracy, follow-through, timeliness, consistency, and the ability to handle a multitude of tasks under deadline pressure.

The candidate also must possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:
- Undergraduate degree with two years individual fundraising experience, preferably in the nonprofit arts sector
- Excellent written, verbal communication and editing skills
- Ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task and use independent judgment while keeping Supervisor informed of work activity and issues
- Ability to maintain the strictest of confidence and utmost honesty
- Must interact effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors and prospects
- Extraordinary donor relations skills
- Experience with relational databases such as Tessitura
- Comfortable analyzing statistical reports and manipulating data within a database to generate forms/cards, etc.
- Goal- and team-oriented, motivated and enthusiastic, curious and perceptive, entrepreneurial and adaptive, disciplined and responsible, tenacious and passionate
- Ability to work outside traditional business hours and to assume other responsibilities as assigned

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 

Please put “Individual Giving Manager” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.
 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Telesales Representative

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Subscription Telesales Representative 

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking reliable, out-going arts lovers to call patrons to promote and sell new Cincinnati Symphony and Pops season subscriptions. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service oriented individuals who show 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, strong communicators with positive, upbeat energy.

Part-time
16-20 hours/week Mon-Thurs 5-9pm & Sat. 10am-2pm 
Complimentary concert tickets - a great perk!
To apply call Phyllis at 513-864-8801 and tell me why you would make a great addition to our team.

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

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.  

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.   

UMOJA Publishing Company

Artist

Posted:
Feb 8, 2017
Position: Artist

Description: The UMOJA Publishing Company is seeking an Artist to do the artistic renderings for an upcoming BOOK publication. The successful applicant will work with the author of the publication to compose the visual concepts of the writer into an artistic vision.

UMOJA Publishing is a producer of historically relevant and socially provocative publications geared to the curious and progressive reader. The company is a full-service consulting agency geared towards the needs of new writers and young scholars looking to break into the literary world.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Seeking a candidate with sufficient experience to compose Artist’s rendering of Book Covers, Flyers, LOGO’s and Comic Characters.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The successful candidate will meet regularly with the Author of the BOOK to strategize about the appropriate visual concepts for the BOOK layout. Dates and deadlines will be established for artistic renderings. All quality standards for the completion of artistic renderings must be approved in advance by the Company. Minimal art expenses for the successful candidate will be paid for by the Company.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
- The incumbent Artist will compose and conceive (in consultation with the Author) all BOOK Covers, and will produce an Artist Rendering of the Cover(s) for Flyers.
- Produce a LOGO drawing for the Book (from the Cover concept).

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
: The successful applicant will be expected to sign an ARTIST AGREEMENT laying out all final terms and conditions of employment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
: The successful candidate shall also be required to complete all and any additional artist projects mutually agreed to by the Artist and the Company during the period of this employment.

CONTACT
Mr. Kenneth L. Spruce, President & CEO, UMOJA PUBLISHING
k_spruce@hotmail.com; (513) 381-0295

UMOJA requests that all interested applicants make contact to arrange a PROFOLIO presentation & INTERVIEW.

ArtsWave

Director, Impact Services & Grants

Posted:
Feb 8, 2017

Position: Director, Impact Services & Grants

Position Purpose 
ArtsWave, Cincinnati’s local arts agency and the largest united arts fund in the nation, seeks a Director of Impact Services & Grants. Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director will manage an investment portfolio of $10+ million annually focused on advancing and evaluating ArtsWave’s Blueprint for Collective Action. The Director will plan and implement a variety of educational, training and support services for the arts sector. Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining systems for aggregating and analyzing data from partners. He/she will serve as an integral member of the management team and a close partner to the CEO in advancing a vision of community impact and deeper engagement through the arts. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 
The Director of Impact Services & Grants will manage staff and volunteers to award and evaluate 100+ grants each year in support of the Blueprint. He/she will plan and implement capacity-building and shared learning opportunities for the sector. He/she will lead ArtsWave’s efforts to measure the impact of the arts by compiling and analyzing relevant data and demonstrating both quantitatively and qualitatively how the arts sector contributes to broader community outcomes as outlined by the Blueprint. He/she will work collaboratively with the Development, Communications and Engagement teams to deploy impact stories and data that attract new donors and resources. He/she will build positive relationships with arts clients, community partners, volunteers and donors and regularly represent ArtsWave at cultural and civic events. 

Community Investments & Grantmaking 
* Oversee ArtsWave’s grantmaking processes, budgets, personnel, and evaluation. 
* Maintain or develop grantmaking opportunities that both advance the Blueprint and support the sector; assist the CEO in securing funding for targeted initiatives. 
* Guide and mentor arts organizations: in defining outputs and outcomes, identifying key measures of success, using data to inform programming, and storytelling. 
* Recruit, coach, engage and leverage the perspectives of diverse volunteers in the grantmaking process. 
* Maintain or innovate processes and procedures for data management using currently available tools; help identify, secure funding for, and design/implement additional tools. 
* Maintain budgets, contracts and records related to grantmaking. 
* Act as primary liaison to Board’s Community Investment Committee, keeping them informed of and engaged in strategic and budgetary decisions. 
Impact Services & Strategy 
* Develop data-driven strategies and tactics that drive, reveal, measure and report the arts sector’s potential to create impact for the broad community. 
* Act as primary liaison to Board’s Strategic Initiatives Committee which tracks results and develops programs in support of the Blueprint. 
* Plan and implement shared learning opportunities related to impact and/or provide coaching for arts organizations and community partners. 
* Plan and implement creative placemaking and neighborhood partnership projects that bring arts organizations, artists and community organizers together. 
* Develop and execute annual calendar of sector convenings around topics and functional areas in conjunction with ArtsWave’s annual operating plans. 
* Connect business volunteers to arts sector needs, including signature programs like Boardway Bound and the Community Campaign Speakers Bureau. 
* Conduct research and monitor the wide variety of local and national data sources that can be utilized to demonstrate the art sector’s impact on our region and the points of intersections with other sectors, particularly as they align with the Blueprint. 
* Maintain a broad knowledge of current research methodologies and practices in the arts sector and in the wider field of impact measurement and evaluation; participate in and lend expertise to conferences, seminars and other professional development activities to shine a national spotlight on ArtsWave’s work and to keep current in our areas of focus. 
* Participate in and provide leadership as requested for initiatives related to driving collective impact through strategic initiatives and partnerships within the sector and across sectors. 

Management 
* Work directly with CEO/Senior Management to determine how best to effectively and consistently communicate the collective impact the arts. 
* Work directly with CEO/Senior Management to craft funding proposals for impact measurement and collective impact work; help cultivate relationships with key funders. 
* Share results and provide feedback to constituencies through reports, presentations and other communications. 
* Represent ArtsWave on relevant external committees, at public events, arts events, and speaking engagements as requested and in order to augment the ArtsWave’s visibility in the community. 
* Oversee the day-to-day activities of the department including budgeting, planning and staff management. 
* Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, and conduct annual performance appraisals. 
* Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events. 

Required Competencies:
 
* Ability to think critically, frame problems, use and analyze data, and deliver practical solutions 
* Ability to build consensus and consider multiple viewpoints 
* Demonstrated success leading and managing a team, including volunteers, so that all are aligned on goals and feel they are contributing to success 
* Strong oral and written communication skills including an ability to communicate data and technical issues to people with a wide range of data expertise 
* Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and stay calm in a fast-paced environment 
* Skills and confidence to gain the respect of high-performing Board and volunteers 
* Enthusiasm for working within a donor-centric environment 
* Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities. 
* Ability to approach challenges in a positive manner, receive input and feedback from others, work collaboratively on teams, and lead with enthusiasm 
* Maturity, sound judgment and professional appearance and demeanor at all times 
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave 

Minimum Qualifications: 
* Master’s Degree in social impact, program evaluation, public administration, information systems, planning, psychology, market research, arts administration or other related field 
* Minimum of 5 years relevant, relatable experience in the workforce or equivalent education 
* Experience in one or more of these areas: managing grantmaking programs; specific expertise in community development, education, diversity and inclusion programs, and/or economic development; experience in program design and evaluation 
* Knowledge and/or appreciation of the arts 
* Fluency with Office 365, spreadsheets and databases; ability to learn new computer skills and platforms as needed, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Gifts Online 
* Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends at ArtsWave events and represent ArtsWave at frequent evening and weekend performances and events of arts/cultural/community partners. 

To apply: Send cover letter explaining your interest, qualifications and experience. Attach resume with salary requirements to alecia.kintner@theartswave.org by March 3. No calls, please. 

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.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Data Specialist

Posted:
Feb 3, 2017
Position: DATA SPECIALIST
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Membership department. Strong typing and data entry skills preferred. 
 
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.  The position would ideally begin on 05/01/2017 through 08/18/2017.  
 
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.

Crafty Supermarket

Call for Artists

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Calling Crafters, Artists, Designers and DIY Makers!

Applications are now open for the spring edition of Crafty Supermarket, scheduled for April 29th at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. Crafty Supermarket is a juried indie craft show featuring crafters, artists, designers and DIY makers.

Applications close March 1st.  Applicants can apply by visiting craftysupermarket.com.

Cincinnati Art Museum

In-Gallery Programming Intern

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Position: IN-GALLERY PROGRAMMING INTERN
The Cincinnati Art Museum Learning and Interpretation department seeks an Interpretive Programming intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and in-gallery programming.
 
POSITION SUMMARY

The intern must have weekend availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs. The tasks of this role include coordinating and facilitating gallery discussions several times a month, creating scavenger hunts, and recruiting gallery talk facilitators. May also help create art making activities or tours for babies, people with memory loss or people who have developmental disabilities, depending on intern’s interests and educational goals.

Must be willing to work with multiple museum audiences including adults, senior citizens, people who have disabilities, families, children and babies. Background check will need to be completed and passed to participate in internship.

Must have a career interest in education, art education and/or museum studies. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Must be creative and flexible. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Preference given to juniors and seniors completing a BA, BFA or Graduate Students in Art Education, Fine Arts,  Education, Art History or similar field. Must have strong writing and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
 
If interested, please submit the following materials to internships@cincyart.org:
 
- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, related experience 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.
 
Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.
 
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.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

Cowan's Auctions, Inc.

Contract Specialist

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Job Description: Contract Specialist

Primary Role

The Contract Specialist acts as a customer service representative focusing on Cowan’s relationship with the consignor. The consignment coordinator acts as the liaison between a consignor and various departments throughout the consignment process.

Essential Job Functions

Under general direction of Director of Operations:
- Responsible for sending out consignment contracts to all consignors.  As part of this process the Contract Specialist communicates with the consignor all details regarding property consigned, commission rates, auction estimates, and auction dates.
- The Contract Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all contracts are signed and returned prior to an auction. As customer liaison, responsible for clearly explaining and providing clarity to the auction process, applicable fees, and all terms of the consignment agreement and settlement process. 
- Manages communication with the consignor and department for most issues pertaining to pre-auction and post auction processes.  Communicates any specific needs or requests to the Business Manager of appropriate department. 
- Assist in the Payment Office, accepting, processing and organizing bids for auctions left by the bidder in person, by phone, email, or through Cowan’s website.
- Accepts and processes invoices and payments for purchased items.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Competencies
- Excellent Communication Skills and Customer Service
- Organizational Skills
- Detail and Process Oriented Individual
- Mathematical Skills and Handling of Funds
- Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office
- Thoroughness
- Time Management

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend hours will be required.  

Travel
None required

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience

Preferred Education and Experience
The applicant should:
- Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
- Possess and have demonstrated computer experience, particularly with Microsoft Office and database-oriented software.
- Have experience in a customer service-related field and demonstrate the required interpersonal and customer service skills. 
- Possess strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required.
- Exhibit a high level of self-motivation.
- Be able to work well as a member of a team-oriented environment.
- Demonstrate experience and sensitivity in working with diverse populations. 
- Be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required. 

Work Environment
Typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Salary Grade: Hourly 
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities
Reports to: Director of Operations
To Apply: To apply, please email a resume, cover letter resumes@cowans.com, with Contract Specialist in the subject line by Friday, February 13th. No phone calls please. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

About Cowan's Auctions, Inc. 
Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio holds over 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $16M. We reach buyers around the globe, and take pride in our reputation for integrity, customer service and great results. A full-service house, Cowan’s Auctions is also a leader in the industry, specializing the sale of Fine and Decorative Art, American History, American Indian, Historic Firearms and Militaria, Fine Jewelry and Timepieces and Modern Art+Design.  

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Intern, Summer 2017

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Marketing Intern, Summer 2017

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: This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution with an annual budget of $50 million. This internship is unpaid and is flexible: 6-20 hours per week depending on a mutually agreeable schedule.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with executing marketing plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, May Festival, Lollipops, etc.)
- Assist with copywriting across all product lines
- Assist with documenting and analyzing patron research
- Assist with digital/social media/mobile initiatives
- Coordinate CSO presence at selected external and internal events; distribute brochures, answer questions, serve as a CSO/Pops ambassador
- Assist with developing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of patron appreciation and audience engagement initiatives
- Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements, Skills, Background
- Upper level (college junior of senior) and/or graduate student pursuing degrees in Marketing, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism, Music or Communications preferred. 
- Excellent project management, and verbal/written communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
- Innate curiosity and willingness to learn
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently
- Ability to professionally represent the CSO at concerts, and in the community
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus
- Experience with research (surveymonkey.com, Google Analytics) and databases (Tessitura), and data analysis a big plus
- Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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 “Marketing Intern Summer” in the subject line.

No phone calls please.
No third party applications will be accepted.
 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Security Supervisor - Nightwatch (Full-time)

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Security Supervisor - Nightwatch (Full-time)

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Nightwatch Security Supervisor (2nd Shift) in the Security Department. This position will scheduled for 40 hours per week, 4:30pm – midnight, Tuesday - Saturday and will be benefit eligible.

Responsibilities: The Nightwatch Security Supervisor’s primary responsibility is educating and supervising security personnel on the safety and security policies and procedures of the Cincinnati Art Museum. In addition, the Security Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the nightly security operations, including supervising the security personnel, and promoting excellent customer service both internally and to the public. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Supervises and coordinates the scheduling of security guards working on the floor and parking lot during events, as well as circulating and monitoring galleries via CCTV, including the inspection of each galleries and doors to ensure proper security and housekeeping are maintained.  
- Assists in maintaining departmental records.
- Assists in monitoring, operating and maintaining the alarm systems.
- Investigates and completes accurate incident reports to be submitted to Director’s office, Division Head, and Human Resources.
- Assists visitors that may be sick or injured.
- Oversees the closing and securing of the building at the end of the day. 
- Assists in maintaining Security Department equipment including keys, radios and uniforms.
- Assists with key and access control.
- Supervises special evening events.
- Plans and conducts training programs to encourage to development of the security personnel as well as other members of the Art Museum staff.
- Assists with creating and implementing strategies for identifying and recruiting new Security personnel.
- Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by Art Museum staff.
- Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Art Museum.
- Coordinate and monitor training program.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, (Power Point, Outlook, Word, Excel…)
- Reliable transportation with the ability to respond (24/7) to any museum or warehouse emergencies in a timely matter.
- Other duties as assigned by Chief of Security and Assistant Chief of Security.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required. 
Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. In addition, the security supervisor must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from staff or visitors. Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations. Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred. Must be flexible with hours and have reliable transportation to and from the Art Museum.

Due to the essential nature of all Security positions, all supervisors shall be required to report for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by their immediate supervisor.


If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: 
Cincinnati Art Museum ATTN: Human Resources Department 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596. Fax (513) 639-2932 humanresources@cincyart.org.

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

Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Exhibits Designer

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Job Title: Assistant Exhibits Designer
Department: Exhibits
Reports To: Exhibits Designer
Supervises:  
-Design/build project teams
-Interns and volunteers
Job Grade: FLSA Status: Exempt

The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Responsibilities:
Cincinnati Museum Center’s Assistant Exhibits Designer designs and conceptualizes exhibits and exhibits graphics for production.  S/he works with exhibit development collaborators to visualize the project’s defined visitor experience and interpretive messaging, accounting for available space, object and visitor safety, project budget and timeline, and institutional mission and quality standards. The tenant of this position uses and distributes various forms of design media in order to facilitate dialogue, build consensus, and resolve discussions around exhibits planning and construction.  

Design and Concepting– 40% 
- Works with the exhibition’s development team to gather, define, understand, and spatially plan the exhibition’s theme, subject matter, and content, giving special attention to the particular requirements of displayed objects, visitor comfort and safety, and accessibility. 
- Creates concept drawings, elevations, renderings, construction drawings, hand drawings, and models that clearly visualize design-build projects and traveling exhibitions for internal production teams, external vendors, and other internal CMC departments for use in development, production, fundraising, donor cultivation, media relations, and planning. 
- Identifies and recommends diverse storytelling design opportunities within exhibits, particularly components that address needs for diverse learning and accessibility.
- Consults with design teams, clients, production teams, and Exhibits Designer to comply with all national standards and regulations related to exhibition design and display. 
- Revise and modify exhibit and graphic designs to resolve space limitations, flow patterns, object conservation guidelines, accessibility guidelines, and safety concerns based on feedback from collaborators, stakeholders, risk management experts, vendors, prototyping, visitor studies, and critical reviews. 

Graphics and Exhibits Production – 50% 
- Coordinates and organizes content for production of graphics for internal, external, and traveling exhibits.
- Designs, produces, and installs graphics for internal, external, and traveling exhibits.
 
Project Management – 10%
Specs, prices and coordinates materials and vendors during design, proposal, and production phases on designated design-build projects, including, but not limited to: building improvements, large-scale changing exhibitions, external projects for clients, and new exhibitions in Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science, Cincinnati History Museum, and Duke Energy Children’s Museum.

Qualifications:
- BFA or BA in Arts, Object Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design, with two years of experience; parallel career experience considered 
- Displays strong and diverse knowledge of design vocabulary in the creation and interpretation of drawings, floor plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and shop drawings. 
- Designs and interfaces fluidly with internal and external design teams using specialized programs including Sketchup, VectorWorks, and all programs in Adobe Creative Suite (critical; Rhino/Grasshopper, Revit, and CAD all pluses). 
Communicates successfully using hand drafting and construction of 3d digital models (critical). 
- Excellent listening skills; gathers, processes, and summarizes large swaths of information to clearly communicate exhibit themes across space (critical).
- Operates with superb organization, interpersonal skills, professionalism, attention to detail, and follow through (critical).
- Manages time and organizes tasks efficiently in order to hit short and long lead deadlines (critical).  
- Can self-motivate and work autonomously, with ability to focus and concentrate at a computer for extended periods of time and ability to transition rapidly into collaborative team discussion (critical).  
- Has valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation (critical). 
- Understands key exhibit production skills, including fabrication, carpentry, electric, audio, programming (critical; some fabrication experience is also preferred). Understands implications of specific build materials and fabrication processes (preferred).
- Demonstrates a passion for museum and/or nonprofit work (critical). 
- Experience designing for museums, or other cultural heritage disciplines such as theater (preferred). 

Working Conditions:
Position is full time. Serves as a representative for CMC Exhibits in interactions with prospective host venues, prospective design-build clients, and internal museum staff from other departments. Must be able to problem solve, design and revise quickly and accurately in an environment structured around tight deadlines while providing superb customer service.

Additional Information:
The ideal candidate works flexibly and harmoniously with a diverse range of team makeups, and participates in and contributes to creative brainstorming sessions.

Work environment is primarily office conditions, with some attendance at meetings inside and outside of Union Terminal. Tenant of the position will spend extended periods seated in front of a computer. Out-of-town travel to expos may be required three to five times per year. 

Portfolio with representative examples of design-build and graphic design projects is required with application, plus salary requirements and references.

If you are interested in applying in this position, please our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Summer Camp Dance Instructor

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Position: Summer Camp Dance Instructor
Reports to: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Camps are scheduled for July 10-14 and July 17-21. 
Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm
Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm 
Mondays – Thursdays: 8am - 3pm 
Fridays: 8am - 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)   
Location: July 9-14 will be at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. July 16-21 will be at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum.
Compensation: $850 lump sum 

Position Overview
:

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks two dance instructors for our 2017 Summer Dance Camp for Kids. Applicants must be able to teach Modern Dance or Ballet to children ranging from 5 to 10 years of age, and MUST be able to commit to the entirety of both weeks of camp.

Instructors will also be required to attend a meeting/training session.

Skills and Experience:
- Must have at least two years teaching experience 
- Teaching in community settings often involves behavioral and class management issues that are not as prevalent in traditional studio settings: Must be able to effectively discipline while maintaining an encouraging and supportive environment. 
- Must be able to work with students who have little to no dance experience and who may not yet be familiar with “dance etiquette”.
- Must be able to create two pieces per week of age-appropriate choreography based on the designated camp themes for the performances that take place on the Friday of each week. 
- Must be able to assist with other camp activities including but not limited to: Crafts (which are a significant portion of the camp), indoor and outdoor games, creating set pieces for performance, set-up, clean-up, and tear-down. 

Desired Traits:
- Although this is not a traditional studio setting, expectations are high: Instructor is expected to provide students with high quality and sound technical training, possess effective class management skills, and maintain clear and consistent communication with MamLuft&Co. Dance.
- Must be able to attend mandatory training session before start of camp (date TBD).
- Must be responsible, reliable, and able to commit to entire duration of camp.

Other:
- Must pass local, state, and federal background checks at own expense.

How to Apply:
Send resume, including experience and dance training, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at dance@mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please.

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Summer Intern

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Position: Summer Intern
Intern Supervisor: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Part-time
Compensation: This is an unpaid position.

Summer Internship Overview:

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks an intern for Summer 2017 who is eager to learn about and participate in various aspects of non-profit arts administration, education, and outreach. 

Intern supervisor is willing to negotiate assigned projects and duties to cater to the intern’s interests and career goals. However, intern may be required to assist with following:

- Preparation for Summer Dance Camp for Kids which may include planning the camp themes and preparing crafts for each week
- Both weeks of Summer Dance Camp for Kids (July 10-14 at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and July 17-21 at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum) 

Camp Hours:
- Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm
- Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm
- Mondays – Thursdays: 8am - 3pm
- Fridays: 8am - 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)
- Adult Summer Workshop (June 5-9)
- Teen Dance Intensive (June 12-16)

Office hours and duties including but not limited to: Marketing, filing and organizing, grant writing and research, social media management, general day to day up-keep.

Hours will be mutually agreed upon between intern and intern supervisor and can be negotiated to meet course requirements. Although this is an unpaid position, we have high expectations. Candidate must be able to adhere to a reliable, consistent schedule. 

Skills and Experience:
- Interest in arts management, non-profit administration, dance, dance education; ideal candidate would have career goals in these arenas. 
- General technical proficiency and ability to learn software quickly. Note: will be trained/working in Mac operating system, MS Word and Excel, Google Apps (Voice, Drive, Email), FileMaker Pro, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), and Dropbox.

To Apply:
Send resume, including any experience and training in dance, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at dance@mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager 

Date Range: Monday June 19th 2017- Sunday August 6th

Job Description

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is seeking a Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager for our summer 2017 touring productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor and Romeo and Juliet. The Tour Coordinator/SM will work closely with directors, production staff, creative staff, and guest artists to ensure that operations are executed at the highest possible standard.

This position is ideal for a college student or early career stage manager looking to further develop their skills in a variety of technical areas while working at a professional theatre company. Candidates must be able to work safely, independently, and efficiently. The ideal applicant will have a positive attitude, good creative problem solving skills, and be able to work in an active, fast-paced environment. Flexibility is also important; each production is different and the responsibilities of this position may change on a day-to-day basis. 

The Tour Coordinator/SM will work an average of (6) days per week, and the day-to-day schedule is highly variable based on rehearsal and performance schedules. Extended hours and modified work weeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsal schedules and specific production needs. The Tour Coordinator/SM is supervised by the Production Stage Manager.

Local housing is provided within driving distance with a private bedroom and shared living spaces. 

Required skills include:
- Academic or professional experience as a Stage Manager or Assistant Stage Manager
- Experience creating paperwork associated with the rehearsing and running of a show
 -Maturity and professionalism 
- Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills
- Reliable mode of personal transportation
- Ability to lift 30lbs 
- Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 
- Attending production meetings
- Preproduction paperwork and preparations
- During the rehearsal process- setting up the rehearsal room, tracking props and costumes, being on book, taking line notes, and creating paperwork to assist with the production process 
- Sending out rehearsal reports and daily schedules
- Facilitating technical rehearsals
- Watching performances to ensure integrity is maintained (The Tour Coordinator/SM does not call performances)
- Maintaining a safe work environment
- Maintaining cleanliness and general upkeep of the rehearsal and green room spaces
- Other related duties as assigned by the Production Stage Manager and Production Manager

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and (3) paperwork samples to Production Stage Manager Carolyn Fast at carolyn.fast@cincyshakes.com with the subject line “Tour Coordinator Submission.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Taft Museum of Art

PR and Marketing Assistant (Part Time)

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: PR and Marketing Assistant, part time

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

ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES
- Updating Taft website and creating new pages using WordPress.
- Writing copy and designing email news in MailChimp.
- Data collection and visitor communication using ShowClix, the Taft’s online ticketing system.
- Drafting copy for collateral materials, including brochures, newsletters, and invitations.
- Implementing social media plan. 
- Updating calendar listings. 
- Logging and filing media archive files.
- Representing the Taft at community events. 
- Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

- A bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or related field of study is required. 
- One to two years of experience is desirable. 
- Interest in social media marketing. 
- Solid computer skills are necessary, including proficiency in WordPress and MailChimp. Design experience is a plus. 

COMPETENCIES AND CAPABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

- Personal Leadership: Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Works well independently or as part of a team.
- Communication/Enrollment: Strong interpersonal skills.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Works cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Positive and high-energy team player.
- Problem Solving/Initiative: Adeptness at problem-solving and demonstrating good judgment. Ability to learn and implement new processes and technology. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrates proactive approach to problem-solving and is solution oriented.  
- Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of service and response to the volunteers, visitors, other staff, board members, docents, and others.

Employment Type: Part-Time/Nonexempt
Hours: 20 hours/week, competitive hourly rate. This may include occasional evening and weekend hours
Benefits: Free parking, Museum membership and other unique discounts.
To Apply: To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples toecaro@taftmuseum.org by Wednesday, January 18. No phone calls please. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed

The Taft Museum of Art is one of the finest small art museums in America. A National Historic Landmark built in 1820, the Taft is home to an art collection that includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts.

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.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Chief Digital Officer

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Role
The CDO will oversee all technology activities for Cincinnati Museum Center, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati Museums Foundation and all other subsidiaries under the Cincinnati Museum Center umbrella. This role will create the technology vision and will both advocate and collaborate with the Senior Leadership across the organization to lead the strategy development and implementation of the organization’s technology infrastructure and platforms. The position will be thoughtful and creative in imagining and implementing technology-based experiences that engage and immerse our visitors into a world of history, science and childhood education. Additionally, there’s a balance of creativity and vision with practical implementation in finding ways to increase the efficiency and utilization of the IT and business systems of the organization to increase data analytics and decision-making capabilities while being mindful of the overall financial and staffing impacts. 

This position is integral to the long-term vision and strategy of the organization. You will make a difference.

Primary Responsibilities

- Generate long-term strategic vision for technology planning, development, implementation, and use across the organization
- Work closely with Senior Leadership to develop and align technology needs and functionality with business-driven goals and visitor-driven experiences
- Provide expertise and leadership where needed relative to all digital experiences, including website, ecommerce, social media, digital collections, exhibits and theaters 
- Design, develop, and implement story and content driven digital experiences that - enhance the galleries and visitor experience
- Oversee, manage and improve business systems use and integration with a particular eye at removing data and analytics silos in order to allow more effective decision making and potential engagement and marketing with visitors
- Oversee, manage, and improve technology infrastructure at all facilities including Union Terminal, Geier Collections & Research, the Edge of Appalachia and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
- Provide leadership with the design and construction teams on the implementation of the already designed technology infrastructure at Union Terminal including but not limited to PON, DAS, wifi network, upgraded security system, BAS, video wayfinding, video messaging, integrated AV and distance learning infrastructure
- Manage technology systems, realizing efficiencies, reducing support costs, and minimizing staff overhead to align with overall corporation, as it relates to operating, capital and cash flow
- Develop a top notch team that is forward thinking and responsive to end user (both internal and external) needs
- Leverage donor, Board, community and vendor relationships to minimize hard dollars for technology services and solutions, in collaboration with Senior Leadership

Selection Criteria

- Leadership in the field with demonstrated success at a senior level in developing and delivering innovative digital and technology strategies designed to engage audiences and support business operations.
- Experience in creative storytelling, exhibition work and interactive experiences.
- High level conceptual and analytical skills and the demonstrated ability to take a lateral approach to problem solving.
- Experience in overseeing and management of all digital experience, media and technology infrastructure in a comparable organization. 
- Demonstrated success in a senior leadership role with experience in developing and managing diverse teams and fostering individual performance.
- Significant experience in business planning processes and proven experience in developing and managing departmental planning, process, and budgets
- Communication skills with the proven ability to engage and collaborate with, and gain support from, internal and external stakeholders, funders and partners.
- Experience in developing and overseeing new digital programs and technology infrastructure as part of an expansion or the creation of a new building.

Other Responsibilities

- Self-motivated team player who will fit well into high-demand, fast-paced work environment 
- Demonstrated commitment to provide the best support possible for our IT Infrastructure
- Minimum of 40 hour work week; ability to provide reasonable 24/7 emergency response, maintenance and problem solving outside of standard operating hours

To apply to this position and see other openings, visit;http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Cincinnati Museum Center

Manager of Video Capture and Production

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Manager of Video Capture and Production 

The Manager of Video Capture and Production is primarily responsible for the facilitation of video capture, video editing, and overall video production for various events and projects for Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC). The position supports marketing and public relations events of all types by capturing and streaming video content, converting and editing content for a variety of channels.  The position also supports other departments such as the Exhibits Department on as needed or as assigned basis.  As part of the duties of this position, the incumbent may need to support the Audio Visual team for various events. The position reports to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities
:
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities/summary
- Meeting with internal or external persons to plan and create timelines for video production projects. *
- Planning shoots with manager and other internal departments, setting up/tearing down video equipment used during shoots, shooting videos, editing, producing, and distributing videos for viewing.*
- Maintaining/cleaning of video capturing/editing equipment, computers and drives.*

Video- Planning, pre-production, video production, post-production-100%
- Project conceptualization: using creative input to conceptualize video productions and work with creative teams to develop video productions.*
- Pre-production planning for video projects: scripting, scheduling, location scouting.*
- Production managing: directing and working with on screen talent in conjunction with camera operation, audio capture, and other essential on-set functions.*
- Performing all aspects of video capture and streaming, including setup, lighting, editing, and conversion of video into a variety of formats.*
- Editing for broadcast: preparing, editing, and transcoding footage for marketing purposes intended for TV broadcast; complying with local TV stations' format specific request is essential.*
- Editing for social media: preparing, editing, and transcoding footage for marketing purposes intended for social media platforms; working with media team to meet deadlines.*
- Providing post-production services including integrating the video with voice, special effects tracks, and music.*
- Video archival: storing, organizing, and backing up various events, promotional videos, historic footage, lectures, etc., for CMC and NURFC. *
- Duplication and distribution: designing DVD menus, transcoding video projects for DVD or digital file upload, and duplication of small batches of DVDs for internal and external distribution.*
- Maintaining and managing all video equipment, including cameras, lighting equipment, and editing computers.*
- Managing production calendars and work schedule.*
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Minimum of Associates degree in electronic media, AV systems, computer technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
- 2 plus years of demonstrated experience in video capture and creation and production.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated interview skills is strongly preferred.
-Demonstrated proficiency in motion graphics and animation is a plus.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook is required.
- Ability to work effectively without close supervision.
- An upbeat attitude and a collaborative personality are essential.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and peers as well as external partners.
- The ability to integrate one’s own creativity with the creativity of others.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex tasks interfacing with multiple personnel; a high degree of personal organization; ability to complete multiple projects punctually and under pressure.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including substantial availability during nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, proof of insurance and reliable transportation.

Additional Information:
Position is full-time averaging 40 hours per week working in both an office environment and on productions within the museum group locations and in the community. The following attributes are required: ability to sit throughout the course of a business day; ability to walk, crawl, and climb ladders; ability to lift up to 40 pounds; close and distance vision; use of hands and fingers. 

If you are interested in applying in this position, please our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/. 

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Studio Director

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Studio Director 

Position Overview
We are seeking a full-time Studio Director. This position requires extensive knowledge of recording industry equipment, ability to perform sound engineering-related work, and experience with all phases of music production, from song-writing, to performance, to publishing of mastered recordings. Equally important, knowledge of adolescent development and/or experience working with teens and the ability to relate professional skills and knowledge to them is a must. Individual with passion for the betterment of greater Cincinnati’s neighborhoods and communities strongly preferred.

Responsibilities
- Facilitates and supervises all music production activities at MRC and is involved in program planning with MRC team.
- Identifies opportunities, plans, produces, promotes and oversees all MRC performances, recording projects and other vehicles for showcasing the work of MRC members.
- Maintains programming, scheduling, and approval/quality control for all audio content airing on 95.7 MRC LP-FM, as well as basic station maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Conducts hands on, radio focused, outreach to schools, and other selected organizations.
- Supervises and facilitates a planned curriculum for MRC Interns.
- Trains MRC members and volunteers in the use of music production techniques and equipment.
- Works with Executive Director to plan grant and foundation requests that fund MRC programs.
- Provides supervision for program staff. 
- Proactively addresses team issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC team.
- Oversees the maintenance of and keeps accurate records of MRC recording and instrument equipment inventory 

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree or higher, or five years experience, in audio production, music composition, education or performance; degrees in youth counseling, education or other related fields may also potentially qualify with extensive extra-curricular music experience. 
- Advanced to expert skills and experience in digital music production and composition as well as live multi-track recording (Logic Pro X and Pro Tools experience is a must, GarageBand and Ableton is a plus.)
- Experience in live music production, performance and performer/stage management
Strong, broad background in all popular music genres with an emphasis on Rap/Hip-Hop and R&B music. Must also be familiar with or willing to learn about other styles.
- Understanding of lyrics and songwriting techniques and practices
- Strong background in audio production and technology. Formal training preferred
- Experience working with teens
- Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Must be self starting, proactive and highly motivated to help organization and its members accomplish their goals.
- Performance experience and proficiency on an instrument is a plus
- Must pass a background check.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email tojobs@mrccinci.org with Studio Director, in the subject line.  Please include your resume and a cover letter.  You can also mail your cover letter and resume to: Jobs, MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH  45206.

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer. 

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Community Care Coordinator

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Community Care Coordinator 

We are immediately seeking a full-time Community Care Coordinator to focus primarily on mentorship/music appreciation to complement the staff who focus primarily on music education/creation.  With specific expertise in the developmental and social needs of the targeted population as well as interest in and willingness to engage students around music appreciation. 

Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social required, LSW desired
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Experience working with teens desired
- Strong and professional electronic communication skills
- Ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment
- Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
- Must pass a background check

Responsibilities:
- Daily interaction with members around music appreciation/education toward forming relationships
- Supervising Member Coordinator and coaching of other staff members on specific developmental/social needs of teen members and ways to engage and/or address behavioral issues with goal of preventing escalation of problem areas or need for removal of students from the environment
- Intervention when problems arise
- Assessment and referral to appropriate agencies/organizations to meet specific member needs that are preventing engagement in MRC program curriculum.  
- Oversee the earliest track activities (pre-studio time)
- Help build programming to address significant issues facing our members, which will boost recruitment, retention, engagement for all
- Build relationships with schools and organizations to promote MRC and increase program participation and student success
- Provide assistance to members relating to college research and application process
- Conduct member and stake holder surveys to help determine impact of program
- Build and oversee MRC Member Council program to further engage MRC members by offering leadership opportunities and to enable MRC graduates to remain involved in our program

Hours: Monday – Thursday 10:30 am – 7:00 pm, 8.5 additional hours to be determined

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email tojobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Community Care Coordinator, in the subject line.  Please include your resume and a cover letter.  You can also mail your cover letter and resume to:  Jobs, MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH  45206.

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Member Coordinator (Part Time)

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for students in grades 7 – 12 to learn about music and recording after school. The mission of the MRC-Cinci is to educate and inspire young people and through music equip them with life skills for the future. We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a part-time Member Coordinator to monitor the in-house member services at MRC. The Member Coordinator tracks attendance, dues, and member demographic information in addition to daily studio scheduling. A qualified candidate is friendly, creative, organized, and able to multi-task.

Responsibilities:
- Greet and check in/out all members, volunteers and guests, answer phones
- Develop relationships and provide life mentoring with members
- Build relationships with member’s parents/guardians and mentors to promote MRC engagement 
- -Organize with partner organizations to facilitate meal and snack schedule; manage records and report data as necessary
- Manage studio attendance and schedule
- Maintain a safe, clean, comfortable and respectful environment in the studio
- Coordinate volunteer and lesson schedules
- Maintain accurate database records
- ,Work with Community Coordinator and other staff to execute retention efforts such as member mailings, and email campaigns
- Proactively addresses issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC team

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Great organizational skills
- Microsoft Office and Mac skills
- Experience working with youth/teens
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work and plan programming with a small team of others
- Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1:45 pm – 7:15 pm (summer 12:45 – 6:15)
Compensation: $8.50-$9.00/hour
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email tojobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Member Coordinator, in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and your resume. You can also mail a cover letter and resume to: MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
All candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check.
MRC – Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer