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My State Threads

Screen Printing Shop Assistant

Posted:
May 19, 2017
ABOUT THE COMPANY:
My State Threads creates simple apparel and gift designs that allow people to show love for their state and community.  We believe our products help create a positive impact wherever they are sold.  We are doing way more than selling t-shirts, we are GROWING LOVE.

POSITION: SCREEN PRINTING SHOP ASSISTANT

ABOUT THE POSITION:
Our perfect print shop assistant is highly attentive to detail, loves to work hard and has a positive attitude.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
- Is able to lift 50 lbs.
- Is detail oriented
- Can count accurately
- Is able to fold apparel
- Screen printing experience is a bonus

JOB DUTIES:
- Unloading and occasionally loading apparel onto press
- Catching apparel at end of heat tunnel and separating into proper sizes
- Folding apparel once printing is completed as it comes off the line
- Reading print orders to pull blank apparel quantities and putting into size piles in preparation for printing
- Assist with setting up and tearing down screens and ink
- Wash out screens
- General screen printing shop duties

LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH / Covington, KY

Please email Danny@MyStateThreads.com if you are interested in this position.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

Communications Coordinator

Posted:
May 12, 2017
Part-Time  Position  Available: Communications Coordinator

This position is hired by and is accountable to the Rector and is considered a part-time, at-will contract-employee (or independent contractor) of the parish, and all policies regarding lay part-time contract-employees for the Church would apply.

Position Open: June 15, 2017
Rate of Pay: $16-$19/Hr. DOE
Hours: 24 hours/wk – as arranged (somewhat flexible)

Purpose and Primary Function

The Communications Coordinator has two main responsibilities: 1.) communication within the parish, and 2.) publicity to the larger community; both being formed by our core purpose: To make God’s love known by who we are, what we practice and how we serve others in Christ’s Name. As a member of the program staff team, the incumbent collaborates with the clergy, staff and volunteers in developing, administering and evaluating the different means of communications and designs the various publications as specified and planned. The incumbent must have experience / background in various graphic and communication skills, such as creative writing, editing, desktop publishing, production coordination, and digital design, including photography and video.

Qualifications and Gifts:
This position requires the ability to form a strategic vision for articulating the mission and ministries of the parish; the skills and experience to develop a communications plan and style palette for marketing these attributes; and the technical and broad skills to function as producer of the material. The incumbent needs to be organized and comfortable working both collaboratively as well as being self-directed with various projects
• Preference given to applicants with at least 1 year related work experience and/or degree in communications, website development, desktop publishing or related field of study
• Computer knowledge and proficiency especially in Adobe™ Creative Suite (including 
In-Design & Premiere), Microsoft™, Apple™ products, as well as other desktop publishing, video and web design software
  • Familiarity with database and spreadsheet software programs would be helpful
• Must be over 21 years of age; and not a parishioner of St. Thomas Church
• Possess good communication and organizational skills, with attention to detail
• Demonstrate a desire and competency to work with information as well as people
• Comfortable working as a team, leading & supporting volunteer adult assistants, as well as be self-directed for creative projects
• Ability to plan and organize projects; as well as track supplies and materials
• Have an enthusiasm for this ministry and a desire to grow in this position with the parish

Responsibilities* would include but not be limited to:
1. Design, layout and production of parish newsletter (Tidings), as well as periodic reports, working with other staff and volunteers to assist in production & finishing      
2. Update and maintain parish website
3. Design and update periodical and special advertisements
4. Design & produce weekly e-news, utilizing multi-media as appropriate, such as video. 
5. General signage, posters, bulletin boards and general welcome materials
6. Coordinate aspects, such as: copy, graphics, photos, links, etc. from volunteers, staff and other sources for written & web-based communications
7. Keep records necessary to support on-going communications and special projects
8. Attend meetings, appropriate conferences / retreats for the church staff & ministry teams
* Other reasonable duties assigned by the Rector or designee.

• The Communications Coordinator is hired by, accountable and reports to the Rector (and/or rector’s designee), and is considered an “at-will employee” (resignation/termination may be done by either party at any time for any reason).
• As a statutory employee (P/T or 0.6 FTE), the incumbent would satisfy all application, screening and interview procedures, including a personal background check, interview, and would be expected to participate in Safe Church Training – Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention and Sexual Misconduct Awareness Training; as well as any relevant in-service training (provided to the employee at no expense).
• The Communications Coordinator will be reviewed initially after 90 days and then annually.

Compensation & Benefits:
1. Compensation – Based on 24 hours per week, this position at an hourly rate of $16-19/hr. (DOE)
2. This position would be considered an “at-will” part-time employee.  As a church, St. Thomas is exempted from the Unemployment Act, and so the employee would not be eligible to ever pursue Unemployment (or the like).  Normal FICA contributions would be withheld from the employee’s gross pay, as would all appropriate federal & state withholdings, based on the W-4.

Terms:  One month (probationary); ninety day (review); One year (renewable); “At-will”.

Application
• Applicants are welcome to submit current CV/resume along with cover letter and sample work to the parish (send to The Rev. Darren Elin, Rector, c/o St. Thomas Episcopal Church 100 Miami Ave., Terrace Park, OH 45174) by the close of business on June 15, 2017.  Candidates will be notified by June 25th.
⦁ Or email Darren@stthomasepiscopal.org with “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line.

ish: Jewish and Israeli Arts and Cultural Festival

Call for Artists and Performers

Posted:
May 12, 2017
ish Festival: Cincinnati's Jewish and Israeli Arts and Cultural Festival
September 17, 2017
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Washington Park, Downtown

Call for Artists and Performers

Nosh on this: ish is a new community festival promoting and celebrating Jewish and Israeli arts,food, music, and cultural traditions. ish will showcase artisans and talent from the greater Cincinnati area, with some regional and international participation as well. ish is the only festival of its kind in the area and will be free to attend, open to the general public, and will appeal to all ages.

Artists and Performers can expect to
:
- Sell your work (or merchandise) or perform at an event with anticipated attendance of 2,500
- Network with artists, performers, vendors, agencies, and patrons
- Optional Jury Competition for visual artists (see www.ishfestival.com for more details)
- Help promote Jewish and Israeli culture in the Cincinnati Area

Apply Now Online
Eligibility: Artist and performer applicants should identify as Jewish or Israeli (including Palestinians and non-Jewish Israelis). Traditional and non-traditional Judaica and performance as well as non-Judaica works will be accepted. For Group Performances at least one member should identify as Jewish, Israeli, or Palestinian. (Note: food vendors have different eligibility requirements.)

Booth fees apply (if needed). Applicants will be accepted until space is filled.

Apply Now
For questions, email: IshFestival@gmail.com or learn more at: www.ishfestival.com
Facebook: @ishFestival #ishFestival #NoshYourTypicalArtsMarket

Cincinnati Fringe Festival

Box Office Staff

Posted:
May 12, 2017
Cincinnati Fringe Festival is looking for Box Office Staff for the 2017 Festival (May 30, 2017-June 11, 2017). 

Box Office Staff must be energetic, engaging and proactive with excellent communication skills and an outgoing personality. 

We are looking for people who are excited to be a part of this city-wide event and are interested in meeting and working with hundreds of artists and audiences from all walks of life.

Responsibilities:
Box Office Operations for Cincinnati Fringe Festival: single ticket and pass sales using online ticketing platform, generating daily reports, training volunteer ushers, customer service. 

- Set-up and break-down of individual box office at assigned venue daily

- Work with Fringe staff and volunteers to deliver an excellent experience to artists and audiences;

Qualifications:
- Flexible working in different locations throughout the course of the Festival;
- Ability to navigate a web-based ticket sales program (we will provide training);
- Prior box office experience a plus but not required;
- Excellent multi-tasking and customer service skills;
- Grace and a sense of humor under pressure.

Time Commitment:
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival is a 13 day Festival running May 30 - June 11, 2017. Most box office shifts begin in the evening during the week and early afternoon on the weekends depending on the performance schedule.

Application: Interested in working with the Cincy Fringe? Email a resume to twinters@knowtheatre.com. Include a contact number and email so you can be reached for an interview, if needed.

PAR-Projects

Gallery & Events Fellow

Posted:
May 12, 2017
PAR-Projects
Position: Gallery & Events Fellow

As an organization, we’ll be growing by leaps & bounds in our 2017/2018 season. This fellowship position will assist us during this transitional period, as we activate our headquarters in Northside. 

Function:
This position is responsible for supporting exhibitions and community-building events of PAR-Projects. This includes assisting with marketing, planning, and implementation of all things creative.

Schedule:
Part-time. Temporary. 20-24 hours p/week
June – December

Minimum Qualifications:
- Honesty and Ambition.
- In progress to Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Design, Marketing, or Fine Arts // Bachelor’s Degree with substantial college coursework in Fine Arts
- Experience with graphic design and marketing software, including FB, Insta, Tweet Tweet, Mail Chimp, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Comfort speaking in group settings
- Must be a licensed driver with access to a vehicle
- Must uphold and support the mission of PAR-Projects 

PAR-Projects' mission is to help empower community in the arts. As educators, we provide workshops & eight-week classes, related to career development & skills training. As working artists, we enjoy hosting thought provoking exhibits & large scale collaborations throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
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For more information, please visit: www.parprojects.com/Opportunities 
 

Easterseals

Direct Support Specialist, Inside Out Studio

Posted:
May 12, 2017
Position: Direct Support Specialist, Inside Out Studio
Full-time 

Interested in a position supporting individuals with disabilities to successfully live, work and learn in the community? The Direct Support Specialist is responsible for providing supervision and group/individualized training for individuals with disabilities with a variety of skill levels working at the Inside Out Art Studio, developing and implementing training strategies that meet individualized needs, providing frequent and relevant feedback to service coordination staff on successes and challenges of each participant, maintaining rapport with individuals and families as well as supporting art studio staff in the execution/completion of art projects. Direct Support Specialist may be responsible for transporting individuals to and from site in agency or personal vehicle, providing assistance when entering/exiting vehicle and facility.

Minimum qualifications include:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Knowledge of interventions strategies, emotional, mental and physical disabilities
- Proficient in computer software, applications and programs
- Excellent communication & problem solving skills
- Flexibility in work schedule & job tasks
- Valid driver’s license & good driving record

Please send resume to: vstrole@eastersealsgc.org

Cincinnati Arts Association

Concessions & Hospitality Manager

Posted:
May 8, 2017
Position: Concessions & Hospitality Manager

The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Concessions & Hospitality Manager to join our team at our Music Hall location. The Concessions & Hospitality Manager is responsible for effectively administering all operational aspects of concessions and catering services at Music Hall, while creating a positive, memorable experience for patrons and clients through first-class customer service.

Responsibilities:
The Concessions & Hospitality Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: the overall coordination, supervision, evaluation, and training of all concessions staff; ensuring enforcement of all state and local laws and regulations governing sales and handling of food and alcoholic beverages; purchasing and maintaining inventory of food and beverage supplies/product; act as liaison with clients, caterers, suppliers and internal departments; managing the point-of-sale system; monitoring concessions budget to ensure efficient operations; handling/balancing cash, receipts, and invoicing; ensuring adequate inventory and cash control systems and procedures are in place; coordinating vending machine needs with vendors; prepare concessions payroll; performing bartending and minor catering functions as required. 

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional managerial and customer service skills. Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with customers and staff. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and make critical decisions. Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; a high level of organization and attention to detail. Must be knowledgeable in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the food and beverage industry, specifically laws of the State of Ohio. Basic knowledge of Point-of-Sale systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule (work on nights and weekends will be required); and the physical ability to move rapidly, stand for long periods of time, and lift up to 40 lbs. Associate’s degree and a minimum of two years’ hands-on related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. TIPS or similar alcohol control certification a plus.

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 26, 2017 to:
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Audition Casting Notice for Peter Pan JR. and Cinderella

Posted:
May 5, 2017

AUDITION CASTING NOTICE FOR

Peter Pan JR. and

Cinderella

This season, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati will hold auditions in May for the first two MainStage productions of the 17-18 season, followed by auditions in August for the last two productions.  

All roles are paid positions. 

Upon audition registration, you may indicate which shows you would like to be considered for this season.

Auditions are by appointment only.  You only need ONE audition appointment even if you are interested in both productions.

Children ages 9-17 and adults 18+ may make an audition appointment.  Appointments can be made for:

  • Monday, May 15, 2017 between 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM (CHILDREN ONLY Age 9-17)
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 between 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM (CHILDREN ONLY Age 9-17)
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 between 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM (ADULTS ONLY  18+)
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 between 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM (ADULTS ONLY 18+)

You MAY be asked to return and attend a "movement callback" on the day of your audition, which will take place from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  

Peter Pan JR.  callbacks will take place on Saturday, May 20, 3 PM to 7 PM

Cinderella callbacks will take place on Sunday May 21, 6 PM to 10 PM.

Auditions and Callbacks are held at our offices located at:  4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati OH 45227.

Please bring a memorized song that best shows your vocal range. (1 minute max). Remember your PIANO SHEET MUSIC for your song as we will NOT be auditioning your a cappella skills.  An accompanist will be provided. Your sheet music MUST have the piano part, not just the vocal line, and music should be in a 3-ring binder with the cut CLEARLY marked for the accompanist.

You do NOT need to prepare a monologue.

You may be asked to show your dance ability, please bring appropriate movement clothes and shoes.

Please bring a RECENT 8x10 headshot and UPDATED performance resume.

Please plan to arrive at least 10-15 minutes ahead of your appointment to check/correct previously submitted paperwork.

If we are ahead of schedule, we will audition you early.

Due to concentrated rehearsal periods, we ask that you do not have conflicts during rehearsals. In an effort to best facilitate all rehearsal times, all those auditioning will be asked to list all conflicts at the time of the audition. This season, all conflicts will result in a stipend adjustment. Please take note of when rehearsals begin, the day and evening tech and performance schedule, and bring your calendar with you to the audition. 

Auditions are by appointment only. Visit http://tinyurl.com/TCTauditions1718 to schedule an audition.

For information concerning auditions call Eric Byrd at 513-569-8080 ext. 21 or email eric.byrd@tctcincinnati.com.

 

Peter Pan JR.

Directed by: Roderick Justice
Choreographed by: Eric Byrd
Music Direction: Jacob Priddy
Based on the Play by: Sir J.M. Barrie
Music, and Lyrics: by: Morris (Moose) Charlap, Carolyn Leigh, July Styne, Betty Comden & Adolph Green

Rehearsals: September 18th-October 14th 2017
Tech Rehearsals: October 15th-October 20th 2017
Performances: October 21st-October 30th 2017

Seeking the Following:

[PETER PAN] Female or Male, a boy without a care in the world who leads the Darling's on an adventure to Neverland.  Strong actor, singer, dancer, belt to a C.  Must be comfortable with heights & flights.

[WENDY] Female, the eldest of the Darling children with a certain maternal quality.  She is very bright, ever practical and ready for an adventure. Strong actor/singer, sings up to D-flat.  Must be comfortable with heights & flights.

[JOHN] Male, the middle Darling child, he is amicable and more proper than his younger brother Strong singer/actor/mover sings up to D-flat.  Must be comfortable with heights & flights.

[MICHAEL] Male, the youngest Darling boy with unlimited energy who is also a bit stubborn.  Strong singer/actor/mover sings up to D-flat.  Must be comfortable with heights & flights.

[NANA] Male or Female, the Darling's dog.  Strong actor/mover with a good sense of physicality.

[MRS. DARLING] Female, the loving matriarch of the Darling family, who is able to manage the entire household with ease.  Strong actor/singer, sings up to a D-flat.

[MR. DARLING/CAPTAIN HOOK] Male, the father of Wendy, John & Michael, a man with one concern: keeping his house in order.  Doubles as Captain Hook, the leader of the Pirates and villain of the show who is also a bit of a clown.  Strong actor/singer with GREAT comedic timing, sings to an E.

[LIZA] Female, the Darling's housekeeper who always seems to be in a bit of a frenzy as she tries to keep everyone pleased.  Strong actor/singer.

[TIGER LILY] Female, the fearless leader of the Brave Girls.  Strong technical dancer/singer/actor, sings up to a D-Flat.

[SMEE] Male, Hook's sidekick who wants nothing more than to see Hook succeed in his evil plotting.  Strong comedic actor.

[MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE] Skilled and versatile dancer/actor/singers of all ages to portray Lost Boys including (Nibs, Slightly, Curley, Tootles & Twins), Brave Girls, and Pirates and possibly cover principal roles.  Tumbling skills and dance technique a HUGE plus!

 

Cinderella

The classic story of Cinderella, told in the style of British pantomime, featuring a score of pop hits from artists past and present.

Directed & Choreographed by: Roderick Justice
Music Direction: Jacob Priddy

Book by: John B. Davidson
Music & Lyrics by: Various Artists

Rehearsals: November 4th-December 2nd 2017
Tech Rehearsals: December 4th-December 8th 2017
Performances:  December 9th- December 18th 2017

Seeking the Following:

[GRANDFATHER] Male, a wise old man, who at Christmas time, shares with his granddaughter the story of Cinderella. A narrator of sorts, he should be warm and friendly, with charisma, strong actor/singer with pop sensibility.

[LITTLE GIRL] Female, a sweet young girl, the epitome of innocence and curiosity who experiences the story of Cinderella for the first time, strong actor/singer.

[CINDERELLA] Female, a young house maid who is treated poorly by her Stepmother and Stepsisters, but with spunk and a little magic is transformed into a beautiful princess who's dreams come true. Strong actor/dancer/singer with powerful pop vocals.

[STEPMOTHER] Female, Cinderella's wicked matriarch who is obsessed with power and status and determined to marry off one of her daughters to the prince. Strong actor/singer with powerful pop vocals.

[DORIS] Male, Cinderella's robust and evil stepsister, she is obsessed with food and eager to find her prince charming. Extremely strong comedic actor/mover/singer with pop sensibility. Very active role.

[PEARL] Male, Cinderella's scrawny and evil stepsister, she is obsessed with her looks and eager to find the man of her dreams. Extremely strong comedic actor/mover/singer with pop sensibility. Very active role.

[FAIRY GODMOTHER] Female, Cinderella's mother figure, a loving nurturing fairy who makes Cinderella's dreams come true. Starts off as an old beggar woman and is transformed into her beautiful fairy Godmother. Strong actor/singer with pop vocals.

[PRINCE DANIEL] Male, a dashing, handsome young prince who is currently searching for a girl who loves him for who he is and not for his wealth or power. Strong actor/dancer/singer with pop sensibility. 

[LORD HIGH CHAMBERLAIN] Male, the Prince's right hand man, a stuffy, yet nurturing assistant who is determined to help the Prince find a princess. Strong comedic actor.

[LIVERY] Male, the Lord High Chamberlain's assistant who works with him to find the foot the fits the slipper. Strong actor/singer/dancer.

[MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE] 4 men, 4 women, to portray various characters in the ensemble, including birds, horses, mice, and Christmas ball guests. Seeking extremely strong actor/singer/dancers with pop/rock voices and hip-hop/jazz dance training. Puppeteer and tumbling skills a HUGE plus!

Taft Museum of Art

Facility Coordinator

Posted:
May 5, 2017
Job Title: Facility Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Assistant to CEO
Employment Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours, exempt status. 
Department: Administration
Compensation: Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Interested candidates should forward a résumé and a detailed email cover letter to hr@taftmuseum.org with “Facility Coordinator” in the subject line. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls please. Only those who are qualified will be contacted via email for an interview.  

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting directly to the Executive Assistant to the CEO, the Facility Coordinator will oversee the day-to-day facility processes of the museum, which serves more than 60,000 visitors annually.

The Facility Coordinator is responsible for guiding and overseeing the building and grounds contractors, serves as building coordinator with all third-party vendors and as primary contact for museum/facility issues. This position will also work with a variety of departments to coordinate and evaluate the Taft Museum of Art’s operations, policies, and procedures, and to ensure proper maintenance and safety procedures are implemented to safeguard staff, visitors, and museum property. 

This position will ensure that all operational activities and environments reflect the museum’s mission and core values. The role requires flexibility in the daily routine to meet the needs of the museum; the individual must be approachable, responsible, and a team player. The work is both independent and collaborative in nature; teamwork is critical to success, as the role works with a variety of staff, volunteers, vendors, and visitors. This position requires confidentiality, integrity, understanding, and high ethical standards. Excellent public/interpersonal verbal and written communication, time management, organizational, and computer skills are required.

ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES

Facility Maintenance and Contractors

- Point person for all facility contractors: facility maintenance, phone system, cleaning.
Monitors contractors to ensure they maintain the facility’s physical assets, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems. Ensures maintenance and repair are done as needed and on a regularly scheduled basis throughout the museum-owned facility by conducting regular inspections of buildings and grounds and making recommendations for improvements and repairs.
- Establishes and maintains good working relationships with vendors, outside contractors, firms, and individuals providing services to the museum, such as police, fire, and other governmental agencies.
- Leads the process of developing operating policies and procedures, and oversees building maintenance.
- Implements general policies established by the Board of Directors and management.
- Consistently ensures that the museum is operated in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
- Develops, coaches, and leads the custodial/maintenance contractors, fostering a positive work environment that encourages collaboration and diversity of styles and thinking.
Budgets
- Coordinates development of operating and capital budgets per the budget calendar; monitors monthly and other financial statements for the museum; takes effective corrective action as required. Maintains as-built plans for the facility inside and outside the museum; oversees work and manages costs and time.
- Establishes and monitors annual goals and budgets for the department.
Museum Cross-Coordination
-  closely with multiple departments to determine demands of programming, and special events, including but not limited to effective lighting, plumbing, electrical, audio-visual needs, etc., collaborating to design practical solutions to meet the requirements within time and budget.
- Is responsible for the care and maintenance of the historic house, which is on the National Historic Register and is overseen by the curatorial staff.
- Participates on Museum’s Building & Grounds Committee. 
- Assists in the updating, testing and monitoring of the museum’s emergency procedures.
- Effectively ensures proper procedures are used for tour groups, volunteer groups, and events.
- Ensures proper cleanliness and sanitation of all museum facilities and environments.
- Attends meetings as assigned: Lytle Park, Downtown Cincinnati Inc. 
- Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

- 3-–5 years of progressive facility work related experience and supervision of contractors and staff associated with facility operations and services.
- Some college preferred; comprehensive documented knowledge of methods and techniques of the trade (facilities, maintenance, safety, etc.). 
- Experience in vendor management/performance and negotiation of contracts, including analyzing of RFPs and vendor bids to determine best course of action. 
- Ability to track expenses and work with a budget, create reports, and maintain formal maintenance records. 
- Ability to communicate via phone, email and text messaging. Proficient in Microsoft office suite products and applications, including Excel spreadsheets and email. 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS)

- Planning & Organizing: Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Proficiency at improving work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency.
- Personal Accountability: Accountable for assigned responsibilities; sees tasks through to completion in a timely manner. Has a sense of urgency on important matters that impact the facility and the safety of the staff, volunteers, and visitors. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Communication and Enrollment: Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, volunteers, donors and contractors. Expert written and verbal communication skills. Calm demeanor, especially in a crisis.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Ability to work cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
- Problem Solving/Judgment: Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem-solving, decision-making, and demonstrating good judgment. Emotional maturity. Ability to make sound decisions and good judgment within the guidelines of museum policy and procedures. Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
- Mission Focus: Embraces the mission of the museum and all strategic documents. Integrates these documents into daily work.
- Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of service and response to the board of directors, the director, staff, volunteers, and visitors.
- Professionalism/Confidentiality: Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, and to adapt to various competing demands. Must be able to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance that reflects favorably on the Taft Museum of Art and adhere to the museum’s code of ethics, employee handbook, and other organizational policies.

ABOUT THE TAFT MUSEUM OF ART
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 extensive art collection that includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts. Among the treasures are major works by Rembrandt, Hals, Goya, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Turner, Ingres, Whistler, and Sargent, as well as the greatest Gothic ivory sculpture in America.

COMMENTS
A competitive compensation plan to include excellent benefit package of medical, dental, life, 401(k), free parking, and café and shop discounts.
No phone calls please. Only those who are qualified will be contacted via email for an interview. Interested candidates should forward a résumé and a detailed email cover letter to hr@taftmuseum.org with “Facility Coordinator” in the subject line. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed. The successful candidate must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule that includes special meetings and events outside regular core work hours.

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 Opera

Director of Major & Planned Giving

Posted:
May 5, 2017
Position: Director of Major & Planned Giving

Cincinnati Opera is seeking an experienced Director of Major & Planned Giving to provide meaningful engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of patrons in the major gifts and planned giving programs. 

Responsibilities will include:
- Plan and direct the planned giving/major gifts programs establishing overall objectives and goals.
- Execute comprehensive donor-centric solicitation plans for Opera’s major gifts and planned giving programs.
- Develop and implement strategic initiatives to grow Cincinnati Opera’s planned giving program and expand the Society of Angels.
- Manage the Board committees responsible for solicitations of major and planned gifts; volunteer committee members recruitment
- Manage and grow a portfolio of major and planned gift prospects, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities with a goal of increasing membership in the Opera’s major donor and planned giving programs.
- Work with Director of Development on developing activities for the Board Development committee; Collaborate with Director of Development and senior volunteers to further organizational objectives through strategically recruiting Board Trustees and Center Stage Board Associates. 
- Work with the Director of Development, the Manager of Individual Giving, and COA’s Data Analyst to develop a systematic, data-based approach to prospect development. 
- Work with the Director of Development on the planned giving segment of the New Century Campaign (Cincinnati Opera’s endowment campaign)
- Work with the Director of Development to prepare, execute, and monitor annual income and expense budgets for the major and planned gifts program. Define and achieve annual and multi-year giving goals.
- Manage the content and production of materials related to major and planned giving: solicitation materials, newsletters, website content development.
- Prepare reports and program assessments, including measurable targets for major/planned gifts: # of personal visits, stewardship activities and solicitations made, as well as new commitments and dollars raised. 

Requirements: At least 10 years of fundraising experience with 2-5 years spent in the areas of major gifts and planned giving. In addition to core competences in the development field, prospective candidates must be: Able to work independently, have a strong work ethic, high degree of self-motivation and work well under pressure; Be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, and results driven. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity, take initiative, and value the mission/vision and strategic direction of our company. 

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, a list of three professional references and salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Cincinnati Opera, 30 Garfield Pl, Suite 800, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Deadline for applications is May 30, 2017 or until filled.
 

3DX Scenic Studio

Seasonal Scenic Painters

Posted:
May 5, 2017
3DX Scenic Studio is seeking over hire painters for our summer and fall season to help in finish work of theatrical scenery for business theatre events, entertainment venues and various displays.  Successful candidates should have experience with theatrical painting techniques or strong painting skills. This is a full time contract seasonal hourly position.

Skills and duties include:
- Basic scenic painting techniques, layout and paint application, and color mixing
- Excellent, comprehensive artistic and scenic skills such as ragging, aging, sponging, wood graining and texturing
- Prepping surface to be painted:  cleaning, sanding, patching, priming, and base painting 
- Hvlp spray painting, sculpturing, and Carpentry skills are a plus.
- Work well independently but also as part of a team
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 

For consideration, please contact: aoudomsouk@3dxscenic.com
 

Cincinnati Community Orchestra

Conductor Search

Posted:
Apr 28, 2017
CONDUCTOR SEARCH

The Cincinnati Community Orchestra seeks a Music Director who will guide the orchestra in the fulfillment of its musical potential and promote its image in the community. CCO, and its nearly 80 accomplished volunteer musicians, is completing its 63rd season this spring. The successful candidate will have demonstrated superior musicianship together with excellent leadership skills. The orchestra has a history of performing challenging literature with an eye to creative programming, and continues to grow in musical excellence each season.

Salary is set by the Board of Directors and will be commensurate with experience and training. A detailed job description is below, and further information about the orchestra may be found on the orchestra’s website, cincinnaticommunityorchestra.org, and on our Facebook page.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest not later than June 1, 2017, along with the following items:

1) Three professional references
2) Resumé
3) Video/Digital media of the conductor working in both rehearsal and performance (YouTube links preferred).

Please submit requested application materials to: search@cincinnaticommunityorchestra.org

Job Description:
⦁ Motivate and elicit the best efforts of the musicians
⦁ Explore diversity in repertoire and in the experience of music-making
⦁ Develop imaginative programming ideas, significant for the orchestra, the community and the occasion
⦁ Build and sustain the orchestra’s visibility and involvement in the community
⦁ Engage in collaborative ventures with other community groups and organizations

Duties and Responsibilities:
⦁ Program a full season (currently four concerts), in cooperation with the Board of Directors
⦁ Engage soloists as needed
⦁ Acquire and prepare music scores
⦁ Plan a schedule of weekly rehearsals, two hours minimum, in preparation for the concert schedule. The orchestra rehearses on Monday nights, with an additional Thursday night dress the week of the concert.
⦁ Recruit (as needed), audition and admit new members to the orchestra. Develop a seating plan that meets the musical needs of the orchestra and players.
⦁ Assist the board with preparation of materials for concerts, including program design and promotion
⦁ Participate as an Ex Officio member of the board, presenting periodic reports, budget planning, long-range and seasonal plans
⦁ Assist in general promotion of the orchestra through print and electronic media

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Advertising Manager

Posted:
Apr 28, 2017
Position: Marketing Advertising 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 position works collaboratively within and across the organization to develop and execute single ticket marketing plans for the CSO, Pops, May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble to drive single ticket sales. The ideal candidate will have a private sector head and a public sector heart, with an ability to drive ticket sales among new and existing audiences while using data to understand the success of these efforts. The ideal candidate will also be curious and forward-leaning, with the ability to develop concepts for and execute new ways to connect audiences to music.

Responsibilities
- Working closely with the Director of Marketing, develop single ticket marketing and promotional plans for all concert weekends across brand lines, including CSO & Pops and related brands, May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble. 
- Place all media buys and manage media/vendor relationships to secure as much donated media as possible. 
- Work inter- and intra-departmentally to ensure that marketing plans are fully supported across digital and email platforms.
- Serve as a primary copywriter for the marketing department, writing copy for ads, direct mail, website, etc. 
- Track single ticket expense budget. Work with the Director of Marketing and Director of Sales, help to forecast sales and report on success of promotions. 
- Provide marketing strategic guidance and event support for CSO Encore, the young professionals’ affinity group.
- Represent Marketing at the Vocal Arts Ensemble board meetings as required.
- Oversee collateral distribution in the community.
- Cross-train with other marketing managers to assist as needed with essential projects such as social media assistance, event assistance, email creation and deployment and promo code tracking.
- Serve as part of the rotation for “front of house” duty at concerts
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship: The Marketing Advertising Manager reports to the Director of Marketing. 

Qualifications
- At least 2 years’ experience in marketing, communications or related field with proven track record of results; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Excellent project manager with superb time management skills
- Strong written and oral communication skills and proofreading skills; Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- A good eye for strong ad design 
- Marketing/ad copywriting experience highly desirable 
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Key characteristics of the ideal candidate include innate curiosity, adaptability, creativity, willingness to try new things and measure and learn from these opportunities, and to share these learnings broadly
- Knowledge of and/or passion for the arts, specifically music
- Experience working with volunteers a plus
- Bachelor’s degree 

Compensation and Benefits: The Marketing Advertising 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 an artistically thriving and 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 “Marketing Advertising Manager” in the subject line.

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.

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.

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

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. 

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. 

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.

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/.