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Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Exhibit Designer

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Position Overview
Following the restoration of our historic rail station home, Cincinnati Museum Center is reimagining its permanent exhibits for history, natural history and children’s museums. Additionally, we host world-class traveling exhibitions as well as internally develop temporary exhibitions in support of our vast collections. In support of these efforts, we are adding an assistant exhibit designer to our team. The person we hire will contribute to our collaborative development process, had the ability to think and work in 2D and 3D, and will take the lead in exhibition graphics design and production. 

Responsibilities
The assistant exhibit designer will take part in all aspects of the project development process, including conceptualization, prototyping and testing, developing design layouts and production packages and managing relationships to realize production and installation. They will work collaboratively with content experts, educators, other designers, and production staff to create work tailored to each exhibit that upholds the design standards of the department and is resilient to significant guest engagement. The assistant exhibit designer will take the lead for graphic design, production and installation, delivering projects on time and within budget. 

Design and Concepting– 50%
- Works with exhibition development teams to plan each exhibition’s theme and approach, giving special attention to the requirements of displayed objects and visitor comfort, safety and accessibility.
- Creates concept drawings, elevations, renderings, construction drawings, and models that clearly visualize projects for use in development, production, fundraising, donor cultivation, media relations, and planning.
- Identifies and recommends diverse storytelling design opportunities within exhibits, particularly components that address needs for diverse learning and accessibility.
- Follows institutional design standards and national regulations related to exhibition design and display.
- Maintains awareness of and recommends emerging technologies and industry trends to share with creative teams.

Graphics and Exhibits Production – 50%
- Designs graphics for internal, external and traveling exhibits. 
- Develops graphic standards and hierarchies per project style and content.
- Checks and approves sizing, copy layout and colors for graphic production.

Manages relationships with printers. Seeks quotes for jobs, sets realistic timelines in conjunction with printers, pre-flights files for production and oversees production and installation of graphics. 

Researches and recommends materials for graphics production. Has knowledge of durability, design qualities, and other special effects that will realize design intent.

Qualifications

BFA or BA in Arts, Graphic Design or Environmental Design, with two years of experience; parallel career experience considered.

Excellent listening skills. Gathers, processes and summarizes information to clearly communicate exhibit themes through design.

Strong and diverse knowledge of design vocabulary in the development of drawings, floor plans, elevations, perspectives, prototypes, construction drawings, and graphic layouts.

Communicates successfully using hand drafting and construction of 3D digital models.

Facility with the Adobe Creative Suite and 3D modeling software (we use SketchUp and Vectorworks).

Working Conditions
Position is 40 hour/week, salary, with benefits. Work environment is primarily office conditions, with some attendance at meetings inside and outside of Union Terminal. The assistant exhibit designer will spend extended periods seated in front of a computer.  Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Compensation
Starting Salary Range: $36,000

To Apply

Please provide a cover letter, resume and digital portfolio with representative examples of your 2-D and 3-D design work. 

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

AEA Production Stage Manager

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Department: Production 
Reports to: Producing Artistic Director and Production Manager 
Supervises: Assistant Stage Manager, Apprentice run crew
AEA Contract and salary: LOA to LORT, SM minimum $604 week 

As a key member of the Production department, the Production Stage Manager (PSM) reports directly to the Producing Artistic Director and Production Manager and will work closely with them to successfully execute Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s season. The PSM will serve as the AEA Stage Manager and manages all production aspects related to rehearsal and performance. The PSM will directly supervise an Assistant Stage Manager and will assist the PM and Director of Apprentice Programming in supervising Apprentice run crews.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve as the AEA Stage Manager for all ETC shows
- Oversee the supervision of all Assistant Stage Managers and assist in the supervision of Apprentice run crews  
- Create, facilitate and distribute rehearsal schedules
- Coordinate with other departments to facilitate access to actors, directors, props and other items
- Create and maintain all production related paperwork
- Prepare the rehearsal space for the workday 
- Collect notes generated during rehearsal and performances and ensure their distribution
- Effectively communicate with all departments and serve as a key facilitator of information
- Assist Production Management on the creation and maintenance of the seasonal Production Calendar
- Develop and Implement SM paperwork and procedures
- Assist PM in managing a safe and focused work environment
- Be an active participant in the work to make ETC an ant-iracist theatre.  Actively seek and recommend ways to improve our work practices to make the Production Department more Equitable and Inclusive

Required Skills and Experience
- Be an AEA member in good standing or be willing to join Actors’ Equity
- Excellent communication, organization and management skills
- Ability to lead and supervise crews
- Excellent problem solving abilities
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Desired Skills
- Experience as a stage manager at an SPT or LORT theatre
- Experience with Microsoft Office suite

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: mhollstegge@ensemblecincinnati.org.  Please, put “Production Stage Manager, Applicant Last Name” in the subject line. No Calls Please. Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich, and inspire our audiences.  Ensemble Theatre is committed to being an antiracist theatre striving for diversity, equity, inclusion and access for all.  

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Lighting and Sound Supervisor

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Department: Production 
Reports to: Production Manager 
Supervises: Casual Labor Crew, Show run crew
Salary Range: $33,000 - $38,000

The Lighting and Sound Supervisor (LSS) is responsible for the oversight of all Lighting and Sound needs of Ensemble Theatre’s season.  LSS will collaborate with both the Resident Lighting Designer and Guest Sound Designers to achieve successful implementation of designs within the allocated time and budget.  LSS will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the lighting and sound designs throughout the run of the show.  It is expected that the LSS will also serve as the lighting programmer and board op for each production and assist the PSM and PM  in supervision of run crews. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Lighting
- Collaborate with the LD to prep light plot 
- Lead electrics hang and focus calls
- Maintain all lighting paperwork
- Secure and supervise casual labor crew for lighting and sound work calls  
- Coordinate with other departments on design realization
- Serve as Light Programmer and Board Op 
- Maintain all lighting inventory
- Secure rentals and expendables as needed

Sound
- Collaborate with SD on speaker plot and sound needs
- Install all required sound equipment for each production
- Coordinate with other departments on design realization
- Maintain sound inventory and house system
- Secure rentals and expendables as needed

Other Responsibilities
- Budget and track all expenses and report them to the PM
- Adhere to and enforce safe working practices and follow all ETC safety policies
- Maintain a clean work environment
- Make recommendations for capital expenses
- Be an active participant in the work to make ETC an anti-racist theatre.  Actively seek and recommend ways to improve our work practices to make the Production Department more Equitable and Inclusive

Required Skills and Experience
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in technical theatre 
- Strong knowledge of theatrical lighting practices
- Working knowledge of theatrical sound practices
- Experience programming on ETC Lighting Consoles 
- Familiarity with industry-standard computer programs, including Vectorworks, Lightwright, QLab, and Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of safe working practices in the Entertainment Lighting industry
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to lead and supervise crews

Desired Skills
- Experience with automated fixtures (Vari-Lite), wireless DMX, and LED’s
- Strong knowledge of theatrical sound practices
- Working knowledge of theatrical projection and video practices
- Experience working on Yamaha sound consoles

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: mhollstegge@ensemblecincinnati.org.  Please, put “Lighting and Sound Supervisor, Applicant Last Name” in the subject line. No Calls Please. Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich, and inspire our audiences.  Ensemble Theatre is committed to being an antiracist theatre striving for diversity, equity, inclusion and access for all.  

ArtWorks

Senior Director, Advancement

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
ArtWorks, an equal opportunity employer, is strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse team that creates an inclusive workplace, which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission. 

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Employee benefits package includes health insurance including vision and dental, generous paid time off, and 401k plan.
Salary range: $80,000 - $90,000 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 2460 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Reports to: CEO & Artistic Director
Start date:  ASAP

About ArtWorks

Now in its 25th year, ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that has pioneered public art and economic impact throughout the region with a mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. ArtWorks co-creates public art with community leaders that builds civic pride and beautifies the region, creating jobs for more than 300 artists annually, including youth ages 14-21, to earn a living wage. The economic empowerment and mentorship that ArtWorks provides leads to upward mobility, which is critically important for youth who come from a majority of underserved households and who are underemployed. Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed nearly 4,000 youth and 3,500 creative professionals. The organization has completed more than 14,000 public and private art works of art, including public sculpture, light-based installations and more than 200 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. Now headquartered in Walnut Hills, ArtWorks is part of the burgeoning arts district in Cincinnati’s historic second downtown. Learn more at artworkscincinnati.org.

Job Description
ArtWorks seeks a Senior Director of Advancement to lead strategy, planning and execution for successful fundraising and development activities to advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. 

This is an exciting opportunity to impact an amazing organization and support its growth, building on its strategic plan. This role is a core leader in the organization, a member of the senior leadership team and an important face of the organization. This role will direct and grow an advancement department (currently a team of two with a supporting Development Manager/Grantwriter), as well as work closely with the CEO and board members to build a revenue generating program of $2MM+ annually. This position plans fundraising objectives for the organization, setting 3 year + strategic goals. Consistent engagement and outreach efforts will be required to build and sustain new and existing donor relationships.

The ideal candidate will be independent, proactive and love relationship building. This individual will be a key spokesperson and influencer across ArtWorks leadership team and constituents. This role will take strategic leadership and tactical ownership over corporate, foundation, individual, and government funding sources at ArtWorks. She/he/they will be responsible for writing high-quality and compelling correspondence, letters of inquiry, proposals, and supporting review for grants and grant reports for all institutional funders.

The ideal candidate will be mission-loving with a heart for making a tremendous impact on the community, youth and the arts. 

Key Responsibilities 
- Serve as key leader in external facing role building relationships and support for growth of organization and to sustain mission 
- A member of the executive leadership team collaborating closely with Board of Directors, Development Committee, Executive Leaders, Directors, Staff and Volunteers
- Manage, recruit and train Advancement Staff to accomplish department goals
- Develop and ensure successful implementation of development plan with the highest ethical standards
- Monitor trends in the community and sector to adapt fundraising strategies as necessary; maintain professional fundraising networks for continued learning 
- Serve as an ambassador of the organization to donors, attending the organization’s events and cultivation meetings and other events; build relationships with community leaders and stakeholders
- Create and deliver compelling presentations to help elevate awareness of ArtWorks among key audiences
- Create and collaborate with Finance for an annual revenue budget with supporting strategies and 3-year revenue target with ongoing monitoring and regular updates.
- Lead new revenue initiatives for the organization, including planned giving and $2MM + capital campaign
- Build and grow earned income and other lines of business
- Develop plans to identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward gifts; determine and deliver donor benefits
- Plan fundraising events with committee leadership and direct all areas of execution 
- Lead identification and cultivation of corporate partners and individual prospects with major gift capacity 
- Ensure timely and accurate donor gift acknowledgment and recognition benefits

Qualifications and Experiences 
- Commitment to ArtWorks’ mission, vision, values, culture and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Plan
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in arts administration, marketing, business, or another related field
- Minimum 5 years of professional development experience 
- Successful track record of grantwriting and foundation giving
- Experience with capital campaigns and securing major gifts
- Successful track record of managing and developing employees 
- Proven ability to build strong working relationships with diverse groups externally and internally
- Experience managing budgets, assigning, and monitoring work, and developing departmental plans in alignment with organizational strategy
- Experience with Event planning and management 
- Experience in strategic planning, assessment and evaluation and innovation in fundraising sector
- Must be willing and able to attend evening and weekend arts or community events

Skills and Abilities
- Outstanding verbal and written presentation, communication and marketing skills 
- Ability to interact confidently and persuasively with leaders in business, individuals and foundations 
- Sophisticated user and interpreter of data; ability to synthesize and analyze data to tell an impact story
- Balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and excellence in quality of work
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth, building strong positive working relationships both internally and externally
- Adhere to ethical behavior and business practices; ensure team behavior is consistent with these standards
- Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of donors to exceed their expectations 
- Assess situations to determine priority and make clear recommendations and/or decisions that are timely and in the best interest of the organization
- Creative, flexible and innovative, with proven ability to design and implement new initiatives.   
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Salesforce as well as proficiency with digital grant making databases, research tools and information management systems

The Payoff
- Be part of an amazing mission and make a mark in transforming the Greater Cincinnati region with public art, building community, and investing in young artists. 
- Help build a future home for ArtWorks with a site for permanent art studios, gallery, and event space to build a more vibrant community. 
- Be part of a dynamic leadership team that embraces a growth mindset.
- Build and grow an advancement team. 
- Be part of a collaborative, creative and flexible work culture that is people centered.
- Join a team that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in community-centered work that creates positive change. Read our full commitment here. 

To Apply:Click Here

BB&T Arena

Box Office Ticket Sellers

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Thank you for your interest in working at BB&T Arena. Our business is event based and labor needs vary widely from week to week and event to event. For this reason, all of our part time positions are “as needed” and we cannot offer employees consistent schedules or a guaranteed number of hours per week.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is required to pass a credit & background check.

Position Summary
- Assist customers by selling Ticketmaster tickets or rolled tickets.
- Assist customers with Will Call tickets for events.
- Accept payment and make change before giving tickets to customer.
- Provide accurate answers concerning events, tickets and schedules of upcoming events in person or on the telephone.
- Ability to deal tactfully, helpfully and professionally with the public to provide event information and accurately complete ticket transactions.
- Balances cash and receipt drawer with manager at the end of each shift.
- Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays – event by event basis.

Qualifications
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Proven customer service experience.
- Proven cashiering experience.
- Proven computer experience.
- Ability to effectively communicate and solve problems quickly.

For job consideration and online submission, please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button.  

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.

Recruiter
Tammy Fryman
HR Mgr./Executive Assistant 
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
hr@thebbtarena.com
Ph:  859/292-2886
Fax: 859/442-2659  

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman directly at 859-292-2886.                                                                                                                                                                                              
ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Guest Service Staff

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021

Thank you for your interest in working at BB&T Arena. Our business is event based and labor needs vary widely from week to week and event to event. For this reason, all of our part time positions are “as needed” and we cannot offer employees consistent schedules or a guaranteed number of hours per week.

Position Summary
- Greeting all patrons to the facility while keeping guests moving at all times.
- Provide guests with general directions to their ticketed seat.
- Ensure all guests have tickets, scan tickets and/or they are sitting in the section per their ticket.
- Deny entrance to guests attempting to enter the facility without proper credentials or ticket.
- Check your assigned area to ensure that prohibited items are not in the arena and always look for potential issues.
- Ability to deal tactfully, helpfully and professionally with the public to provide event information and answer questions.
- Ensure that your area of responsibility is clean and presentable prior to doors opening and keep all walkway, aisles and vomitories clear during event.
- Providing the guest with the best possible service – listen to all issues/concerns and requests for assistance.
- Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays – event by event basis.

Qualifications
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Proven customer service experience.
- Proven computer experience.
- Ability to effectively communicate and solve problems quickly.

For job consideration and online submission, please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button. 

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.
 
Recruiter
Tammy Fryman
HR Mgr./Executive Assistant 
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Ph:  859/292-2886
Fax: 859/442-2659  
***Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman directly at 859-292-2886.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Concessions Supervisor

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Summary
SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Concessions Supervisor for SAVOR/ASM Global at BB&T Arena. The Concessions Supervisor reports to the Food & Beverage Manager and is responsible for assisting the Food & Beverage Manager to oversee all concession functions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Train and supervise concessions food and beverage staff
- Assist in settling concessions event paperwork per event
- Maintains correct stock levels utilizing prior sales history 
- Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving
- Ensures all POS systems are in proper working condition prior to the event
- Accurately reviews quality product before serving to customer
- Ensure health codes and liquor laws are followed
- Establish and maintain positive client relationships

Qualifications
- Must have attention to detail
- Must have good oral and written communication skills
- Must have ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide
- Must have strong customer service skills
- Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands, frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
- Must have strong interpersonal skills
- Must have good organizational skills
- Must have basic working knowledge of cash register and cash handling procedures
- Must be compliant with health codes
- Must be able to pass a background check to include a credit history report and meet corporate minimum requirements 

Education and/or Experience
- Four year college degree or relevant work experience preferred 
- Two years of customer service experience 
- Must have two years of management experience in food and beverage
- Must be Excel and Microsoft proficient 
- Must be able to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is required to pass a credit & background check.

To Apply 
Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button.  

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.

Recruiter 
Tammy Fryman 
HR Manager/Executive Assistant
BB&T Arena
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Fax: 859-442-2659
****Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman at 859/292-2886.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Bartender

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Summary
SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Bartender for SAVOR/ASM Global at BB&T Arena.  This position is responsible for providing high quality catering service for banquets and receptions and to achieve customer satisfaction and retention. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Be at work and in proper uniform according to scheduled time.
- Follow instructions for each event as given by the Banquet Captain, Concession, Banquet or Catering Manager.
- Greets and speaks to all guests with enthusiasm and friendliness.
- Serves alcoholic beverages in an appropriate manner consistent with company standards.
- Answers guest questions about food, beverages, and our facilities accurately and in a friendly manner.
- Assist with collecting and returning of all bar equipment to include cups, glassware and serving pieces for each event.
- Assist with preparing garnishes and specialty alcoholic beverages.
- Assist with preparation and set-up of event room/space.
- Prepare tables with place settings as instructed by Banquet Captain and/or Manager.
- Attend pre-function meetings for briefing of event details.
- Provides the highest level of service in accordance with our standards.
- Identifies drink orders when ready and delivers items to tables in a timely manner.
- Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
- Communicates with food and beverage staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
- Report any customer concerns and/or complaints to Manager or Banquet Captain
- Maintains professional relationships with all coworkers.
- Follows checklists and standard operating procedures.
- Maintains a safe, clean, organized, and stocked work area.
- Maintains full knowledge of menus, recipes, and other pertinent information.
- Constantly increasing knowledge of food, beverages, and other products and services.
- Ensures that guests have a positive and memorable experience at each event.
- Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling.
- Prepares work area for either opening, mid-shift, or closing in accordance with company standards.
- Breakdown tables and equipment after each event, returning equipment and service ware to proper storage location.
- Punches clock in full uniform, ready to work, and no earlier than five minutes prior to shift.
- Performs duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Specify departments and type of personnel supervising. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASM Global's policies and applicable laws.
 
Qualifications 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                   
- High School diploma or G.E.D Or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
- 1-2 years serving experience. 

Skills and Abilities                   
- Excellent communication skills. 
- Good with people. 
- Ability to handle high stress situations
- Ability to read and understand English 
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

TIPS or TEAM Certified

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend for long periods of time.

Note
The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is required to pass a credit & background check.

To Apply: Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button.  

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.

Recruiter 
Tammy Fryman 
HR Manager/Executive Assistant
BB&T Arena
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Fax: 859-442-2659
****Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman at 859/292-2886.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


BB&T Arena

Kitchen Prep Cook

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Summary
SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Kitchen Prep Cook for ASM Global at BB&T Arena. This position works in the main kitchen and in concessions preparing food items for the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Fulfilling the service per each Banquet Event Orders (BEO).
- Maintaining all kitchen equipment cleanliness and annual maintenance.
- Must be creative in designing buffet food presentations.
- Preparing recipes as directed.
- Must take direction well.
- Maintain clean safe working environment. 
- Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervises temporary labor staff. 

Qualifications 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                   
At least one year experience in a banquet facility preparing meals for large events. 
   
Skills and Abilities                   
- Ability to work with other staff members in the facility.
- Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks.
- Ability to be creative with buffet food presentations and maintain a quality product.
- Attention to detail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
No certifications are required.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for long hours. Stooping and lifting is also required. Must be able to lift 30 pounds to the waist. 

Note
The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button.  

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.

Recruiter 
Tammy Fryman 
HR Manager/Executive Assistant
BB&T Arena
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Fax: 859-442-2659
****Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman at 859/292-2886.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Suite/Event Attendant

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
Summary
SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Suite/Event Attendant for SAVOR/ASM Global at BB&T Arena.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Greets all guests with enthusiasm and friendliness.
- Serves alcoholic beverages in an appropriate manner consistent with company standards.
- Answers guest questions about food, beverages, and our facilities accurately and in a friendly manner.
- Does side work during non-busy hours.
- Speaks to guests with enthusiasm at all times.
- Develops relationships with guests.
- Provides the highest level of service in accordance with our standards.
- Identifies food orders when ready and delivers items to tables in a timely manner.
- Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
- Communicates with food and beverage staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
- Reports to work as scheduled, in uniform, and ready to be in position.
- Maintains professional relationships with all coworkers.
- Follows checklists and standard operating procedures.
- Maintains a safe, clean, organized, and stocked work area.
- Performs duties as assigned.
- Maintains full knowledge of menus, recipes, and other pertinent information.
- Constantly increasing knowledge of food, beverages, and other products and services.
- Ensures that guests have a positive and memorable experience.
- Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling.
- Prepares work area for either opening, mid-shift, or closing in accordance with company standards.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, nights, weekends and holidays. 
- Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s Permit upon hire. 
- Must attend all ASM Global Alcohol and Policy Training Classes
Education and Work Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
- 1-2 years serving experience. 

Skills and Abilities 
- Excellent communication skills. 
- Good with people. 
- Ability to handle high stress situations
- Ability to read and understand English 
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend for long periods of time.

Note:
The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button.  

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered.

Recruiter
Tammy Fryman 
HR Manager/Executive Assistant
BB&T Arena
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Fax: 859-442-2659
****Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman at 859/292-2886.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Security Office Personnel

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
ASM Global, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate part-time opening in our Security Office at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, KY.  Our business is event based and our labor needs vary widely from week to week and event to event. For this reason, all of our part-time positions are “as needed” and we cannot offer employees consistent schedules or a guaranteed number of hours per week. 

PLEASE NOTE: This position is required to pass a background check.

Responsibilities
- Patrolling all areas of the property and parking lots, securing doors, ensuring the safety of all individuals on the premises
- Securing property during move in/out of all shows, concerts, events, etc. 
- Conducts routine property walks throughout the facility
- Conducts inspections and audits to assure quality of service to personnel
- Interacts with the public and all levels of management and fellow employees professionally 
- Appropriately deals with “unruly” people
- Works independently, and judges and assesses situations for immediate response
- Responds to emergency situations 
- All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
- High School diploma or G.E.D. required 
- 6 (six) months to 1 (one) year of security experience preferred
- Ability to work with minimal supervision 
- Strong customer service skills
- Valid driver’s license required 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  
- Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic.
- Ability to work with limited supervision and as a team member. 
- Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours as needed  

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have some computer knowledge.

To Apply
For employment consideration, all resumes must be submitted through our online process. Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button. 

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered. 

Recruiter
Tammy Fryman
HR Mgr./Executive Assistant
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Ph:   859/292-2886
Fax: 859/442-2659

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman directly at 859-292-2886. 

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Changeover (PT)

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
ASM Global, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities is looking for part-time Changeover Staff at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, KY.  Our business is event based and our labor needs vary widely from week to week and event to event. For this reason, all of our part-time positions are “as needed” and we cannot offer employees consistent schedules or a guaranteed number of hours per week. 

Responsibilities
- Physical labor including but not limited to stage, riser, and stair construction and deconstruction for major concerts, assembly and disassembly of the basketball floor, table and chair setup for all events
- Proper storage, maintenance and cleaning of all facility event equipment
- Assist clients with changes to set-up or other needs during events
- Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, and late nights, weekends and/or holidays – event by event basis
- Interacts with the public and all levels of management and fellow employees professionally 
- All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications
- High School diploma or G.E.D. required 
- Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel and bend for long periods of time
- Lift 50 pounds and traverse stairs
- Working knowledge of power tools and driving a forklift a plus
- Ability to effectively communicate and solve problems quickly

To Apply
For employment consideration, all resumes must be submitted through our online process. Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button. 

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered. 

Recruiter
Tammy Fryman
HR Mgr./Executive Assistant
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Ph:   859/292-2886
Fax: 859/442-2659

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman directly at 859-292-2886. 

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

BB&T Arena

Changeover Supervisor

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
ASM Global, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Changeover Supervisor at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, KY.  The Changeover Supervisor is responsible for assisting with daily activities required to run, maintain, and service the facility and/or the events by performing the following duties personally or through changeover crew, and leads:

Major Responsibilities
- Manage/train/supervise the Changeover crews in implementation of all aspects of the changeover process. 
- Ability to lead changeover crew to complete a task in a timely manner.
- Responsible for completion of assigned work orders through management of part-time changeover crew.
- Assures facility readiness and smooth operation of events
- Assist with general related maintenance of the building in between basketball games and events.   
- Follow the preventive maintenance program, energy management program and standard operations procedures for all machinery and equipment. 
- Promote a safe working environment for all employees by following the life safety and emergency program as needed.
- Responsible for setting an example for the changeover crew.
- Maintain confidentiality at all times
- Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
- Implement facility rules, regulation policies and procedures.
- Anticipate problems and appropriate solutions.  Make Sr. Lead and/or Conversion Supervisor aware immediately when policies and procedures are not being followed
- Provide clear, concise, and timely communication of directives to crew.
- All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities           
Manages subordinate crew in changeover.  Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
- High School diploma or G.E.D. required 
- Minimum of one (1) year experience performing building changeovers in an entertainment facility with a demanding schedule 
- One (1) year supervisory experience. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  
- Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Ability to effectively supervise staff.
- Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic.
- Ability to work with limited supervision and as a team member. 
- Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours as needed
- Ability to use paint roller and brushes.
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have some computer knowledge.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
No certifications are required.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the function.  Must have the physical ability to maneuver around facility(ies), at times, walking and/or standing up to 8-14 hours daily as well as the ability to kneel, climb to walkways or balance, and frequently lift in the excess of 50 pounds. This position is also exposed to adverse conditions including inclement weather, noise fumes etc.

The company reserves the right to change or modify all job descriptions as needed. This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or to represent specific duties of any one incumbent. The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

To Apply
This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration and must be submitted through our online process. Please visit our website www.thebbtarena.com, click ARENA INFO and choose Employment Opportunities and click on the Application button -OR- Go Here:
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1152751&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000736304906#/

NOTE: Only applicants that apply through our online portal will be considered. 

Recruiter
Tammy Fryman
HR Mgr./Executive Assistant
500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Ph:   859/292-2886
Fax: 859/442-2659

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact Tammy Fryman directly at 859-292-2886. 

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

University of Cincinnati

Director of Education / Associate Director of Preparatory and Community Engagement

Posted:
Jul 25, 2021
College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory and Community Engagement Division (Prep/CE) is looking for a collaborative leader with a love of performing arts education to join the Preparatory team in the role of Director of Education /Associate Director of Preparatory and Community Engagement. As a member of the Division's senior leadership staff, the incumbent will head the Preparatory music division and oversee the theatre arts and dance divisions' programs, working in partnership with department leaders and faculty. Reporting to the Director of Preparatory & Community Engagement, they will develop and manage the performing arts lessons, classes, camps and ensembles that Preparatory provides for students in instrumental/vocal music, musical theatre, acting and dance. The Director of Education/Associate Director of Preparatory will identify unique opportunities in lifelong learning for our community that will further enhance Prep/CE's performing arts education programs.
 
The position's main responsibilities will be as follows: in coordination with Preparatory theatre arts and dance department directors, design curriculum, classes and programs appropriate for a comprehensive community school of arts; direct the Preparatory music department 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 with the College-Conservatory of Music to engage and support the larger mission of CCM; work with external partners to coordinate satellite teaching programs as appropriate; annually perform needs assessment by evaluating programs for quality, appropriateness of content and effectiveness; make recommendations for program and curriculum development and implementation; 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 Business Office, oversee program budgets, approving and monitoring expenditures as necessary; Provide direct supervision to 3 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.

Essential Duties
- Direct, plan, manage and facilitate programs.
- Direct project teams, oversee group programs and provide instruction.
- Perform needs assessment by evaluating programs for quality, appropriateness of content and effectiveness of materials and make recommendations.
- Develop and write program materials, address inquiries, provide information and maintain records.
- Oversee budget, approve and monitor expenditures and prepare financial reports.
- Develop and implement policies and procedures.
- Act as a liaison with internal departments, external entities and community organizations.
- May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
- Perform related duties based on departmental need.

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

Additional Qualifications Considered
- Advanced degree and knowledge of performing arts education programs and 3 years of supervisory experience in a music program or community arts school, including early childhood and senior/creative aging programming.
- Familiarity with NASM and NASD accreditation process.
- Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

Application Process
- 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 July 23. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
 
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at https://bit.ly/3zd0szV.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

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.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Exhibits Maintenance Manager

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Job Purpose
Plans and completes ongoing maintenance for all elements of all permanent exhibits within the three museums of Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal and other locations as deemed necessary, ensuring and/or providing emergency and ad hoc maintenance during all public and private open museum hours. The three museums include The Cincinnati Museum of Natural History & Science, The Cincinnati History Museum and the Children’s Museum. 

This position is part of a current two-person team made up of Exhibit Maintenance Manager and the Assistant Manager of Exhibit Maintenance. Additional support from other exhibit staff is available and provided upon request of the Director of Exhibits.  

This position manages the scheduling of the Assistant Manager of Exhibit Maintenance and shares the overall exhibit maintenance workload.  Eventually, additional exhibit maintenance technicians may be added.  

Duties and Responsibilities
-Plans, facilitates, and completes maintenance and upkeep of all permanent CMC exhibits lighting systems, displays, and equipment.
-Takes on the maintenance of incoming featured exhibits hosted by CMC. This requires meeting with incoming exhibit lead technician to understand day to day issues and manage spare equipment needed for upkeep while on display at CMC. 
-Repairs, upgrades, and troubleshoots all electronic elements of all permanent CMC exhibits.
-Repairs, upgrades, and troubleshoots all lighting systems and lighting elements of permanent CMC exhibits, including bulbs and lamps.
-Repairs and maintains all of CMC's pneumatic, plumbing, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical exhibits equipment.
-Ensures that all work is completed in compliance with OSHA and all other safety standards and requirements.
-Schedules and completes preventive maintenance of CMC's permanent exhibits.  
-Create and maintains a maintenance log for every item requiring maintenance within the museums. 
-Continues building on the existing CMC exhibit maintenance manual adding new exhibit components as new permanent exhibit galleries open. 
-Trains CMC floor staff in operation and basic troubleshooting of permanent exhibits components and equipment.
-Serves as first response for any emergency repairs to CMC permanent exhibits during public museum hours and private event hours.
-Manages and does all purchasing for the budget for annual maintenance, repairs, and preventative upgrades to CMC permanent exhibits, working with suppliers to minimize costs of supplies (e.g., lamps, parts, electronics) and equipment.
-Collaborates with CMC staff to ensure that all Collections artifacts, specimens, etc. within CMC's permanent exhibits are displayed securely, safely, and in accordance with required lighting and climatic conditions.
-Works with CMC museums' floor staff, museum directors, and Exhibits Department to strategically execute ongoing maintenance, repairs, and proactive refurbishes and upgrades to permanent exhibits.
-Advises on work groups overseeing the upgrade and renovation of Union Terminal's permanent exhibits.
-Works with the Manager of Exhibits IT and AV to help with the day-to-day function and upkeep of larger scale AV components such as the Neil Armstrong 360 video.
-Assists Exhibits Department with installation and deinstallation of temporary CMC exhibits in changing exhibits galleries as requested.
-During periods when maintenance responsibilities are curtailed (e.g., exhibit closures or periods with light maintenance needs), assists the Exhibits Department with fabrication projects related to external contract projects and/or other internal exhibits related projects.
-Completes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications
This position requires a candidate with a minimum of three (3) years of experience or equivalent  educational  and/or vocational  training in a combination of the fields of construction, electrical wiring, and mechanical  equipment  maintenance. Strong knowledge of ALL of these fields is required.

Additional requirements for candidates include the following:
-Knowledge of electrical codes and building codes.
-Ability to read and work from building plans, scaled designs, and construction drawings.
-Ability to fabricate using a table saw, band saw, chop saw, planer, jointer, sander, and grinder, and experience with prepping and applying a wide variety of finishes on wood, metal, plastics.
-Extensive experience with programming, operation, and repair of exhibit and/or stage lighting and associated systems.
-Extensive experience with programming, operation, and systems maintenance (e.g., updating, and strategic upgrading)  of PC and Mac format computers  and their associated  software, hardware,  and applications.
-Extensive experience with set-up and operation, strategic maintenance and upgrading of all exhibit-related A/V equipment  (e.g., video players and displays, projectors,  message signs, controllers,  and closed circuit cameras).  
-Abilities in fabrication, painting, exhibits design, and carpentry.
-Passion for facilitating  engaging informal learning, superb visitor experience,  and creativity in exhibit maintenance and presentation  in a dynamic nonprofit environment.
-Training and experience in use of 19' and 26' scissor lifts and fork lift (operational certifications are preferred).

Additional preferred skills include the following:
-Previous experience in one or more of the following: Exhibits, museums, theater, nonprofits, and trade shows.
-Sculpting, welding, mold and modelmaking, and the ability to operate 3D printers and CNC routers.

Working Conditions
Position is full time, operating primarily in a workshop and museum environment. Candidate must be able to problem solve, strategize, and adapt quickly, safely, and responsively with fullest commitment to facilitating superb visitor experience and inspiring CMC staff's confidence in the quality and reliability of CMC's permanent exhibits.
-Working hours begin at 6:30 AM every day, with a default weekly schedule of 8 hour work days, Monday through Friday.  Occasional weekend schedules will likely be necessary when the Assistant Manager of Exhibit Maintenance is on vacation or otherwise unable to work.
-Maintenance Manager responds by phone, and if necessary in person to staff-identified emergencies on weekends and holidays, engaging an appropriate backup point if unavailable outside of standard working hours.

Physical Requirements
-Must be able to lift 70 pounds.
-Must have reliable transportation and availability to respond to emergency calls at Union Terminal swiftly and dependably.
-Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, crawl into tight spaces, and climb ladders.
-Must be able to do the above repeatedly, and for long periods of time.
-Must wear safety equipment including but not limited to safety goggles, respirators, and safety harnesses.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Wardrobe Supervisor

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Reports to: Costume Shop Manager & Production Stage Manager

Start Date: September 27, 2021 (flexible)

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for all. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and community engagement activities. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to ten mainstage productions and six touring productions annually. Beyond its theatrical portfolio, CSC collaborates with many local community and arts organizations.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification. All team members are expected to advance CSC’s DEIA commitments.

 

Position Overview
The Wardrobe Supervisor is essential to the production team of CSC, collaborating closely with designers, other production team members, artistic associates, and the producing artistic director to ensure that all projects produced at CSC are artistically executed to the highest possible standard.

The Wardrobe Supervisor is responsible for the costume and wig maintenance, preshow, and postshow needs for all CSC productions. They work closely with the Stage Management Team to run all productions and as a result will also report to the Production Stage Manager. The Wardrobe Supervisor works intimately with the acting ensemble; as such, they should be able to handle issues with discretion, prioritize privacy, and value creating a comfortable work environment. 

When not in performance, the Wardrobe Supervisor works in the Costume Shop. Duties assigned will align with the skills of the Wardrobe Supervisor, and may include stitching, hair, makeup, or costume technical tasks. 

This is a full-time, hourly position. The schedule for the Wardrobe Supervisor averages 40-45 hours per week. The specific work schedule is driven by the performance and technical rehearsal schedule. Extended hours and modified work weeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsal schedules and specific production needs.

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company truly operates as a team. To consistently achieve excellence, it is possible that the Wardrobe Supervisor will be asked to assist departments beyond their areas of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

Responsibilities
Wardrobe 
- Running wardrobe backstage for all mainstage productions and educational matinees.
- Maintaining and cleaning costumes during all production runs.
- Doing all show laundry and redistributing clean clothes after each performance.
- Spraying and deodorizing all non-washable clothes after each performance.
- Steaming and pressing garments as needed.
- Repairing garments as needed and informing the shop manager of any serious damages or repairs.
- Styling, re-blocking, cleaning and maintaining wigs during the production run.
- Attend production meetings and designer run-throughs as necessary.
- Participate in stage cleaning and preparation leading into technical rehearsals and build processes. 
- Maintain cleanliness of backstage wardrobe spaces including dressing rooms (per Actors Equity Association rulebook), quick change booths, and any storage shelves, racks, or tables.
- Participate in wardrobe strike for all productions.

Costume Shop 
- Weeks when running wardrobe does not require 40 working hours per week:
  - Participate in costume build process including pulling, patterning, and stitching.
  - Assist the Costume Shop Manager in the restock, cleaning, and maintaining of costume storage and work spaces as requested.
  - May be asked to coordinate costumes for remounted productions.

General
- Advance the diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and strategic goals of CSC.
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- Collaborate with the Costume Shop Manager to improve overall aesthetic product and production processes.
- Maintain CPR certification provided by CSC. 
- Provide personal, reliable mode of transportation.
- Other duties as requested by the Costume Shop Manager.
- Serve as Covid-19 Safety Officer for all performances (per Actors Equity Association Covid-19 Guidelines).

Competencies & Qualifications
The items listed below are guidelines to skills and ambitions that a successful candidate should have. Successful candidates will identify as possessing the majority of these skills or being actively interested and committed to developing these skills. Candidates who have yet to cultivate some of these attributes, but feel passionate about growing them may still find success in this role.

Cultural
- Passionate about cultivating a work environment and work product that supports CSC’s DEIA initiatives.
- Drive to create excellent theater that has a significant impact in the community and beyond.
- Eagerness to learn.
- Ability to remain tactful in stressful situations.
- Desire to lead a team, develop their skills, and foster their professional development.

Technical Skills
- Previous experience in technical theatre with a focus in wardrobe. Experience in other areas such as costume construction, alterations, make-up execution, or management a plus.
- Strong knowledge base of wardrobe maintenance and laundry.
- Experience styling and maintaining wigs.
- Excellent communication skills, particularly with actors and colleagues.
- Comfortable problem solving and making decisions with limited supervision.
- Able to keep calm under pressure and remain tactful in stressful situations.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
- Able to read and create detailed paperwork.
- A sense of humor.
- Leads with kindness.

Compensation & Benefits
This position is an hourly, full-time position with an estimated annual income range of $30,000 - $32,000. Overtime is received for hours worked over 40 in a workweek spanning Monday through Sunday. In addition to their earnings, the Wardrobe Supervisor is eligible for the following benefits:
- Access to profit-sharing bonus program after first year of employment. 
- Ten days of paid vacation, accrued seasonally.
- Six days of paid sick leave, accrued seasonally.
- Paid holiday leave.
- Access to group health insurance with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC.
- Optional enrollment in Health Savings Account plan.
- Access to dental insurance with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC.
- Life and AD&D coverage for the employee paid by CSC. 
- Parental leave, short-term medical leave.
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
- Free access to CSC educational programming for dependents (Groundlings Junior, Groundlings, Summer Camp).
- Complimentary enrollment and membership to the Y which offers fitness facilities throughout the region and other wellness benefits.
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to all CSC productions.

To Apply

To apply for this position, candidates should complete the job application submission form available online below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Applications may be submitted here.

As CSC advances its commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, gathering demographic data on our job applicants is vital to ensuring that hiring and recruiting practices provide equal opportunity for all. Applicants are asked to please take a few minutes to complete a survey available on the application page. Participation is optional and anonymous. This information helps CSC measure progress towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. This link will also be available in your confirmation email following your job submission.

If a candidate has questions about this position or requires different accommodations to submit an application, please contact lettie.vanhemert@cincyshakes.com

Cincinnati Arts Association

Volunteer Manager

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Volunteer Manager will be primarily responsible for recruiting, scheduling, and coordinating the volunteer corps necessary to execute an event and provide for patron safety and comfort at our Aronoff Center location. This position will work in collaboration and harmony with the Volunteer Manager at our Music Hall location.

Responsibilities
The position is tasked to schedule, assign, and manage volunteers during performances. Oversee and manage training for volunteers on an ongoing basis. Strategize and recruit volunteers who reflect our programming needs. Manage the volunteer database and input volunteer hours in a timely manner. Provide open communication with volunteers by phone or email. Network with other volunteer professionals to develop a "best practices" protocol. Manage and implement volunteer recognition tools, including an annual celebration.  

Qualifications

The ideal candidate must be able to successfully manage in a time-sensitive environment. Must have strong organizational, communication, including public speaking, and customer service skills and an ability to work with a broad range of people. Ability to multi-task is a must. Working knowledge of volunteer service programs and volunteer relationship management a plus. Must have the ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs. Prior management experience required and a background in a performing arts center, multi-venue facility, or equivalent is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and database software a must. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021. Position open until filled

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Operations Administrative Coordinator

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking a customer-service oriented individual to fill the role of Operations Administrative Coordinator at our downtown Aronoff Center location. This position’s primary responsibility is to provide day-to-day administrative and clerical support to the administration and operations staff; coordination of office services; answering/directing phone calls and assisting clients and visitors while exercising diplomacy and communication skills.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: promptly open/close office area at the start/end of business day; manage the department’s general administrative activities; assist in daily office needs; serve as the central clearing point for information on operations; organize, scan, maintain, and assume custodial responsibility for all department files; organize and assist with the preparation of weekly payroll for submission; support a fast turnaround of submissions to accounting for invoicing; maintain all administrative area office equipment and supplies inventory; oversee daily distribution of incoming/outgoing mail including delivery of interoffice mail between facilities; provide general service to clients regarding use of facility or spaces; coordinate preparation and of materials for clients; utilize event scheduling software to assist with bookings; coordinate in-house meetings and small events as assigned; assist Rentals Manager with fielding rental inquiries and providing client tours; assist in preparation and management of event paperwork; assist with volunteer special activities.

Qualifications
Proficiency in computers including database management, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; basic accounting skills; strong written, verbal, interpersonal and customer-service skills; must be able to demonstrate professionalism, patience and understanding; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work independently and efficiently manage time, and complete duties with moderate direct supervision; ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; proven punctuality and dependability. High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 16, 2021. Position open until filled

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Safety & Security Manager

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a full-time Safety & Security Manager to join our team. This position will work in conjunction with the General Manager in coordinating and managing the safety and security program at our Aronoff Center for the Arts venue. 

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruiting, training and scheduling of security and event safety staff; administering, maintaining and updating department policies, procedures and training manuals; providing direct supervision of the security console desk operations and staff, uniform management and equipment maintenance; coordinating the onboarding of security staff; scheduling and coordinating calendars with contracted service providers; attending meetings in order to provide and receive pertinent information regarding the coordination of security staff.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must be able to exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with clients, visitors, staff, volunteers and the public, as well as local safety and security agencies; will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead, train and supervise staff. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community is essential. Proficient in Microsoft Office with ability to learn and use other software platforms; exceptional written and verbal communication skills; a high level of organization and attention to accuracy; ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment; ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed to meet operational needs. Familiarity with theater/performing arts environment preferred. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ related experience including managing employees; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021    Position open until filled

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

House Manager

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a House Manager to join our team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The House Manager directs the Aronoff Center’s front-of-house operations during events/performances, and works to promote guest, volunteer, and staff satisfaction. 

Responsibilities
The House Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating Floor Supervisor staff; overseeing Volunteer Manager and Ushers on-site; coordinating with the Ticket Taker Union for scheduling of Ticket Takers for events; overseeing the front-of-house operations during events; managing the audience arrival and departure experience, with a high focus on accessibility and safety; responding to guest issues and overseeing resolution; generating event paperwork and reports; developing house procedures and enforcing client polices for performances; managing the audience safety program; creating a culture of a positive guest experience in the Aronoff Center’s Front-of-House staff and volunteers; assist in developing and executing audience surveys and data collection; and assisting with the planning and management of special events when needed.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to exercise good judgment independently, while also able to collaborate with other departments, and work with a broad range of people. Must have a strong understanding of theatrical performance logistic.  Knowledge and experience in Accessibility/ADA compliance is required. Excellent computer skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong physical presentation skills; a high level of organization and attention to accuracy; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; multi-task and meet time sensitive deadlines. Schedule flexibility includes, work on nights, weekends, holidays, and early mornings will be required; and the required physical ability to move rapidly, hear, see, and speak; stand for long periods of time; and lift up to 40 lbs. Must have prior management responsibility within the performing arts, entertainment, or other relevant field with significant guest service experience. Experience in a multi-venue facility and team leadership experience is preferred; volunteer management experience desired. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021. Position open until filled

No phone calls please.  EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Concessions & Hospitality Manager

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Concessions & Hospitality Manager to join our team at the Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Concessions & Hospitality Manager is responsible for effectively administering all operational aspects of concessions and catering services at the Aronoff Center, 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; acting 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; preparing 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. Proficient skills in processing and preparing invoices and other financial documents. 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. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three 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 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021. Position open until filled.


No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Cash Receipts Specialist

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill this full-time position. This individual will be primarily responsible for being the liaison between accounting and ticketing offices; responsible for daily cash handling for ticketing and concessions departments; and responsible for cash receipts throughout the organization.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintain working cash supply in safes and order change as needed; count cash in ticketing and concessions safes as needed; prepare ticket office cash deposit daily; work with the ticket office in resolving issues; count and record concessions sales and prepare for deposit; prepare deposits of all incoming cash and checks; prepare courier deposit when needed, including signing for incoming and outgoing cash with a courier; enter ticket office sales into the general ledger; enter concession sales and all miscellaneous receipts; prepare and mail accounts receivable statements at month-end; take general phone inquiries regarding statements and mail copies of invoices if necessary; distribute accounts receivable trial balance weekly; order cash for promoter events as requested; sign for the delivery of cash; verify cash delivery count; order bank deposit slips and supplies from the bank as needed; supply necessary documentation and compile reports as needed for auditing purposes. 

Qualifications 
The successful candidate will have a general understanding of accounting principles; proficiency in computers including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; Is familiar and can use the 10-key calculator; proficient in fundamentals of accounting, accounts receivable, and analytical skills; strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and customer service skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work independently; ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; familiarity with standard office equipment. Associate’s degree is desired (but not required) in the related field of accounting along with a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training with a certification through an exam process that provided the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by July 30, to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021    

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Accounting & Payroll Specialist

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill this full-time positon. This individual will be primarily responsible for the administration of all facets of payroll and employee benefit payments; accounts payable, concessions inventory, and job costing.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prepare, process, and input payroll weekly; maintain records of service charges and tips due to bartenders, and record in payroll; monitor payroll tax returns prepared by ADP; prepare workers compensation reports; remit payroll withholdings to appropriate authorities in a timely fashion; compile special reports on payroll matters when needed; prepare 1099 forms at year end; process and record vendor auto payments; record and track purchase order distribution; maintain concessions perpetual inventory, including payables, valuation reports, and reconciliation; prepare invoices, along with supporting documentation, to the State of Ohio for reimbursable items; reconcile corporate credit cards; supply necessary documentation and compile reports as needed for auditing purposes. 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles; familiarity with computerized accounting systems; familiarity with payroll systems, preferably ADP; proficiency in computers including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; bookkeeping and analytical skills; strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and customer service skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must; ability to work independently; ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; familiarity with standard office equipment. Associate’s degree in accounting or finance, and a minimum of three year’s related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by July 30, to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  July 13, 2021    

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Tippi Toes Cincinnati

Dance Instructors

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Job Overview 
Tippi Toes® Dance Instructors teach children dance in a high energy, encouraging and
loving way. Teachers will follow lesson plans, playlists and curriculum provided by Tippi Toes® for the
various classes offered such as
- Toddler & Me
- Tiny Toes,
- Ballet, Tap & Jazz

Every Tippi Toes® Teacher should love children, be a highly and confident. They will use these skills
while leading classes, speaking with school and dance location administration and parents as well as
fellow Tippi Toes® teachers. Our teachers prepare for every class with a clear plan of what to teach and
have great back and forth communication with the Tippi Toes® Owner to make sure everyone is
informed.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Prepare for and lead each assigned class in uniform using the curriculum and materials provided
- Teach the students the curriculum in a positive and encouraging way that uplifts them
- Develop a positive rapport with every contact at the dance class location
- Communicate all pertinent information with the Tippi Toes® Franchise Owner

Qualifications
- A background of working or teaching with children, or a love of doing it
- A performance background a plus (dance, theatre, cheer, etc)
- High energy with ability to communicate well with others, especially children
- Must be able to drive and have regular access to a car

Apply
Email your resume to Jen Marchal, cincinnati@tippitoesdance.com. Include a brief paragraph about why you are
interested in this position and your general availability Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Tippi Toes Cincinnati
513-399-7449

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Scenic Builder/Artist

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Cincinnati Landmark Productions, the parent theatrical organization for The Covedale Center for the Performing Art and the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater is seeking a full time set construction staffer/scenic artist.
 
Responsibilities
Will partner with the Technical Director, Artistic Director and other production staff in execution of set production of 11 shows over the year.
- Attend all scheduled design and production meetings.
- Attend early rehearsals and dress rehearsals.
- Supervise student workers as needed.

- Other related duties as assigned.

Requirements
- Able to utilize technical equipment.
- Able to utilize tools for set work.  
- Able and willing to follow instructions with good time management and problem-solving skills.
- Carpentry and construction skills to be utilized for building sets.
- Scenic Painting experience plus. 
- Ability to lift 50+ lbs. 
- Able to read and write and communicate effectively.  
- Thinks creatively. 
- Prefer B.A. in Theatre or Technical Theater or related field or sufficient professional experience.
- Candidates with qualifications in theatre studies, creative or performing arts, or visual arts are preferred.

Other Requirements 
- Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Candidate must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.  
- Is a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communications skills.  
- Able to work early mornings and afternoons (based on our production schedule).  
- Able to drive a box truck.
- Even tempered and have a good sense of humor and be willing to work in a unique, and fun environment!    

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
 
If interested, please email Denny Reed, Tech Director at dennyreed@clpshows.org. (NO PHONE CALLS or WALK-INS PLEASE). When applying, please include a cover letter and resume.  Deadline to submit resume cover letter and resume is Monday, August 2, 2021. 
 
Start Date – immediate. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Call for Entries

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Call for Entries

We're proud to partner with The Breath Project again this season as they continue to add to a national archive of 8-minute-and-46-second works from multidisciplinary theatre artists of color who are responding to this moment in history. All submissions that meet the guidelines will be included in the archive. More information about The Breath Project and how to submit can be found at https://www.thebreathproject2020.com. We are proud to share that Derek Snow and Candice Handy represented Cincinnati last year in the virtual festival and since then, Derek has been awarded a commission for a full production from The Breath Project.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Equity and Non-Equity Auditions

Posted:
Jul 23, 2021
Local Artist Database
The first step towards better communication, we realized is to create a local artist database to enable our ability to share tickets, audition and hiring information with you on a more regular basis. There is also an option on the form to select other companies in town that you are comfortable with us sharing your information with so that they may also be in contact with you. If you are interested in receiving more direct communication from us, please submit your information to the Local Artist Database.

Annual Auditions
Annual Local Equity Principal Auditions
We  will be holding our Equity Principal Auditions for the 2021-22 Season via electronic submissions.  Equity members and Equity Membership Candidates who reside within a 60-mile radius of Cincinnati, OH may submit a photo, resume and audition materials by CLICKING HERE.   Please submit 1 or 2 (contrasting) monologue(s) not to exceed three minutes.  If submitting a song, please include it in the three-minute time limit.  Your resume should be in PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG file. Deadline for submission is July 26, 2021. Callbacks will be scheduled virtually.

Annual Non-Equity General Auditions
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will be holding their Non- Equity General auditions for their 2021-22 Season via electronic submissions.  Non-Equity actors must reside within a 60-mile radius of Cincinnati, OH to be considered. Actors may submit a photo, resume and audition materials by CLICKING HERE.   Please submit 2 (contrasting) monologues, not to exceed three minutes.  If submitting a song, please include it in the three-minute time limit.  Your resume should be in PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG file. Deadline for submission is July 26, 2021. Callbacks will be scheduled virtually.

Taft Museum of Art

Operations Administrative Associate

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Reports to:  Director of Operations and Innovation    
Team: Operations & Innovation
Status:  Nonexempt/Full-time
Hours Per Week:  30 hours/week 
Wage:   Starting at $15.00, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health Care, Dental Care, 401k, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Free parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Work Arrangements, Museum membership, and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks an Administrative Associate reporting directly to the Director of Operations.  This position is unique and requires a positive, highly organized team player who loves working with the public and willing to wear many hats if needed to support the daily activities of the Museum.
 
Enjoy this rare opportunity to join one of the finest small art museums in the United States. Skills of attention to detail, able to works independently, and has excellent communication skills are needed. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps.
 
Please submit your application for consideration through our website portal at www.taftmuseum.org/careers.  If you have any questions, please email us at HR@taftmuseum.org for assistance. Sending resumes and cover notes via email are not considered applications.

Position Overview
Reporting directly to the Taft Museum of Art Director of Operations & Innovation.  The Operations Administrative Associate (OAA) provides day-to-day support to the overall Operations Team.  The OAAA primary responsibility is to support the Director of Operations & Innovation and management team on project work, special events, answering inquiries, making appointments, vendor management, maintaining monthly reports, data entry, presentation development, meeting planning, assisting with customer event planning with and executing internal events for TMA staff. 
 
The OA is required to operate well in a fast-paced environment and always maintains the highest standard of professionalism.  They will assist the Director of Operations in cultivating guest, vendor, contractor, board relationships, which is critical to providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historical setting and the community. The position requires a highly motivated and approachable individual with a customer-centric approach to all aspects of the position.
 
Core Responsibilities
- Administrative support to the Director of Operations & Innovation and the departmental management team.
- Providing Outlook calendar management and other similar support to the Director of Operations. 
- Assisting other TMA staff on special initiatives and programs
- Assist in projects or event planning.
- Maintaining records of vendors and contracts.
- Returning phone calls or other inquiries.
- Working with all departments to ensure required reporting and information is provided. 
- Managing records of company policies and procedures
- Coordinating meetings, events, and sessions with other departments or with outside parties
- Creating presentations, documents, spreadsheets, databases, or other electronic or non-electronic records supporting departmental processes or projects.
- Preparing financial reports
- Flexing to back up frontline staff outages if needed.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
 
Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must embrace the museum’s core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through your words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day.
- Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member's expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective.
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum positively and professionally.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Work with a diverse group of people, flexing communication styles based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.
 
Required Skills and Competencies
- Communication and Enrollment: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, volunteers, and donors. Expert written and verbal communication skills.
- Confidentiality: Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and to be adaptable to various competing demands.
- Planning & Organizing: Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.  Project Management.
- Problem Solving/Judgment: Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem-solving, decision-making, and demonstrating good judgment. Emotional maturity. Proficiency at improving work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency.
- Reliability: Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Guest Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of service and response to guests, staff, management, and the board of directors.
 
Experience and Other Requirements
- 2+ years of experience providing personal administrative support (calendar management, communications screening, project support, acting as the gatekeeper) to a senior leader/executive.
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
- Experience in project management or event management. 
- Must be authorized to work in the US.
- Must speak English.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 

Our VIEW
Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.  
Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.  
Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest.  
Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all Museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 

Taft Museum of Art

Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Reports to: Director of Earned Revenue                               
Team: Guest Services & Hospitality
Status: Exempt, Full-time-37.5 hours
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience, starting at $45,000+
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, sick time, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.
 
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, is searching for an experienced Hospitality professional with expertise in delivering exceptional experiences to our guests. Please ensure you submit a short cover letter as part of the application, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. Please submit your application for consideration through our website portal at www.taftmuseum.org/careers.  If you have any questions, please email us at HR@taftmuseum.org for assistance. Sending resumes and cover notes via email are not considered applications.
 
Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Earned Revenue,  the Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality (GSH) is responsible for delivering an exceptional experience to our guests.  They are accountable for the operation of The Lindner Cafe, Museum Shop, and Admissions.  In addition, the Manager of GSH and their team are the implementation arm for the Events, and Facility Rentals Earned Revenue.

They collaborate with the Museum's Event and Group Sales Manager to meet and exceed the expectations of the client and guests for our events, programs, in-house events, and group sales.
  
Core Responsibilities
- Leads and manages Guest Services and Hospitality Team.
- Implements the Event agreements sold by the Events & Group Sales Manager. Serves as the coordinator to ensure the event is executed with excellence.
- Establishes lead performance metrics for Cafe and Events Associates to measure what is working and what needs improvement.
- Responsible for being the Museum's "expert in residence" on hospitality.  
- Is the Museum's Certified SafeServ Manager on staff and ensures excellence in all areas.
- Oversees and delivers on service standards agreed upon with the Director of Earned Revenue or other leadership members related to the Museum's Events, Cafe, Admission, Museum Shop.
- Create, collaborate, and gain agreement from leadership to implement policies and procedures to facilitate a high-quality guest experience in Cafe and during Events.
- Responsible for the daily workflow of the department, looking for ways to improve and increase revenue.
- Accountable for determining how best to record, assess, and analyze guest feedback on Shop, Events, Programs, and Cafe, consistent with the Museum's Wildly Important Goals.
- Oversees the delivery of high-quality and financially efficient service in the Lindner Family Café and anywhere else the Museum provides food or beverage service, compliant with all applicable health codes.
- Within the scope of the Museum's brand and guest experience standards, demonstrate ongoing innovation in events services to meet the needs of a range of audiences, including internal users, brides, wedding planners, meeting bookers, and anyone planning an event in the Museum. 
- Acts as a liaison between the Guest Services & Hospitality and other departments in the Museum.
- Submits all financial reports, receipts, and other vital documents to the appropriate departments in high quality and timely way, minimizing duplication of efforts.
- Works closely to reconcile on a timely basis with finance all payroll issues,  tips, 1099 contractors.
- Oversee relationships with all event vendors doing business with the Museum, including ensuring compliance with standards for the work they are carrying out on the Taft's premises.
- Is responsible for leading the Multi-department Operations Team and attend the weekly meetings.
- Communicates the daily Museum activities when open to Staff.
- Runs daily operations meetings before opening the doors to the public.
- Other duties may be assigned or assumed.

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must have a clear understanding of the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through their behaviors and interactions with the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Understand and value each team members' expertise, background, experience, and unique perspective, even when different from their own.
- Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others to accomplish mutual goals for the Museum
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum positively and professionally.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people and flexes communication style based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, and processes.
- Behaves and expresses themselves to build trust with those they work with and Museum Guests.
- Recognize others' feelings and perspectives and take an active interest in their concerns.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

Required Capabilities & Skills
- Able to plan and proactively deliver revenue and cost targets while at the same time providing a great experience to guests that translates into retention, referrals, membership, and sponsors.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated over time—high interpersonal and hospitality skills translate into guest experience excellence.
- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills facilitate high-quality communication to the staff, finance, marketing, security, and other critical departments.
- Calm and professional demeanor under pressure. Capable of creative and analytical problem-solving quickly and effectively when incidents or issues arise.
- Experienced and successful supervisory and leadership skills to leverage the talents of the staff to deliver goals most efficiently and effectively.
- Very strong in technology, including a full grasp of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Team. Ability to use standard software to craft professional documents such as proposals for clients. Experience with event planning and scheduling software.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule in line with the Museum's business needs. In general, a scheduled Wed-Sun work week. Remote working is allowed if no pressing business needs onsite.
- Will be present on the Museum premises while it is open to the public and will attend events and other out-of-hours activities in a supervisory capacity as required. Ability to sit at a desk and to use a computer for extended periods.

Experience and Other Requirements
- Bachelor's degree preferred. Five years of related experience in hospitality, guest service, cafe/restaurant sales, and event planning required.
- Floor supervision experience in a restaurant, country club, museum setting, or similar.
- Experienced event planner, able to sell, conceive, design, and produce a wide variety of activities for different purposes efficiently and safely.
- A valid driving license.
- Authorized to work in the US.
- Speaks English

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 

Our VIEW 
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.  
- Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.  
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest.  
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all Museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 
 

Taft Museum of Art

Command Center-Access Control and Surveillance

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Reports to: Manager of Access Control & Surveillance                                 
Team: Security, Risk & Safety Team
Status: Non-exempt, Full-time (30-37.5 hours per week)
Shifts: 3rd Shift (11:00 pm to 7:00 pm) Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
Compensation: Starting at $15.00/hour, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, and sick time. Other benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking an Access Control & Surveillance Officer (AC&SO) for its Command Center. This position is a full-time position with a competitive wage reporting to the Manager of Access Control & Surveillance. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, works independently, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps.   Please submit only through our online via our portal. If you have questions, please email HR@taftmuseum.org.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager of Access Control and Surveillance, the primary responsibility of the AC&SO is to ensure a secure and safe environment at the Taft Museum of Art through monitoring activities across the museum and proactively identify issues in order to ensure every person that visits either as a guest or staff member has a positive and meaningful experience.
 
Essential Responsibilities
- Maintain access control of all who enter and exit the museum property. 
- Monitors the opening, closing and securing of the museum at the start and end of each day.
- Monitors the entire museum via access control and life-safety systems and appropriately responds through dispatching an action.
- When required, responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the Museum itself.
- Effectively and professionally prepares high-quality incident reports and records for the senior management team. Assists contractors, vendors, and visitors that may be ill and injured.
- Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.  
- Responsible for maintaining departmental records and data entry.
- Responsible for monitoring, operating, and maintaining alarm systems.
- Maintain the Security, Risk & Safety Department's equipment such as; keys, radios, flashlights, and uniforms.
- Maintain critical logs and property access control;
- Participates in training programs to encourage the development of the security and safety personnel and other members of museum staff.
- Provides excellence in guest and visitor service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Assists guests, employees, contractors & vendors that may be ill and/or injured on the property.  
- Due to the essential nature of all security and safety positions, the AC&SO may need to report for after-hour emergencies for an extended period.  This action is required if the Museum is closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by the Director of Security, Risk & Safety.
- Must handle special requests, escorts, suggestions, and complaints made by staff, guests, contractors, vendors, and volunteers.
- Functions as Safety Officer (Fire Watch), as needed.
- Install, Inspect, diagnose, repair, and/or replace (Axis) surveillance cameras and cabling, as needed. 
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
 
Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must embrace the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through your words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day.
- Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member's expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective.
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum in a positive and professional light.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people, flexing communication styles based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.
 
Required Skills and Capabilities
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
- Must have advanced surveillance skills, good judgment, and quick wit.
- Exhibit a certain level of objectivity to fulfill their duties.
- Able to deal with uncertainty as well as have decent reporting skills.
- Reliable and dependable and possess a high level of integrity as well as control over their emotions.
- Demonstrates a passion and aptitude for delivering an exceptional experience for all.
- A team player who is ready and willing to help wherever needed; must be a "hands-on" employee who is willing to step in.
- The ability to plan, organize, and meet project deadlines by prioritizing what work is required.
- Identifies work priorities and teams with their peers to accomplish.
- Capable of moving briskly through the building, climb ladders and stairs, respond quickly to alarms and events requiring security involvement, deal with emergencies, and helps where needed.
- Must be self-motivated and be able to work well under pressure.
- Reliable transportation and a driver's license are required.
- Due to the essential nature of all safety and security positions, all Access Control & Surveillance Officers, as part of the job, must report for after-hour emergencies for extended periods.
- Be able to sit, stand, or patrol for long periods. Other physical requirements:
- Hear normal conversation (hearing aids acceptable)
- Be able to bend, stoop, or work with hands above shoulder level.
- Be able to perform physical duties, including but not limited to the ability to safely and operate a 50 lb. fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 lbs.) to safety, place a person of at least 100 lbs. into a wheelchair.

Education and Experience
- Associates degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security, or a closely related field is preferred, or one (1) year of experience within the public safety and/or security field.
- Previous security and access control experience required.
- Highly capable in museum security monitoring equipment and have knowledge and understanding of museum security and safety standards and practices/procedures.
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office to include PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, or first responder certification or training desired.
- Experience with an electronic ID and facility-access systems required.
- Strong, proven "people" skills are required.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. We:
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers that feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.
- Believe multiple perspectives and a healthy respect for differing views strengthen our Museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest. 
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all areas of the Museum, the Taft will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all.
 

Peaslee Neighborhood Center

Piano Program Coordinator & Instructor

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Peaslee Neighborhood Center is a peaceful place in Over-The-Rhine where residents create and engage in participatory education to foster creative expression, self-determination, and social change.

Piano Program Coordinator & Instructor (part-time)
Peaslee Neighborhood Center seeks an experienced piano teacher to coordinate and teach in our program for students ages 6 and up at our community center in Over-the-Rhine. Peaslee has offered affordable private piano lessons for more than 30 years to students of all ages, with priority for individuals and families with low income. 

Essential Requirements
- Alignment with Peaslee’s mission, vision, and values
- Comfort working with people of diverse backgrounds
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel)
- Familiarity with basic office equipment

Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Piano, Music Education, or a related field
- At least five years of experience teaching private piano lessons, including experience teaching children
- Some experience in community-based arts or education programming

Schedule
Lessons are scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 3:00-6:00 pm throughout the school year (program follows Cincinnati Public Schools schedule). Absences must only be for emergencies as each student has only one half-hour lesson per week. Instructors are also expected to attend recitals (typically one per semester).

Responsibilities
- Communicate the goals of the program with other instructors
- Communicate responsibilities of students and parents regarding regular practice, timely tuition payment, etc.
- Coordinate program outreach to advertise events, recruit students, etc.
- Coordinate lesson scheduling
- Coordinate distribution and tracking of keyboards and other materials for our loan program
- Maintain up-to-date records of student data including tuition payment status, attendance, and progress
- Meet with other instructors concerning students and schedule as necessary
- Purchase/acquire materials, and submit records of expenses for reimbursement if necessary
- Coordinate performance events with community partners
- Two weeks prior to each recital, compile students’ performance pieces for the program
- Other duties as needed to ensure the program operates smoothly
- Provide one-on-one piano instruction one afternoon weekly
- At the end of each term, prior to recital, provide a full assessment of each student’s progression, with a recommendation of the student’s future participation in the program and certificate level placement
 
Please submit a resume and three references to Liz Gottmer at administration@peasleecenter.org
Priority deadline July 29, 2021

Greenacres Foundation

Classical Music Educator

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Greenacres Foundation (GAF)
GAF is a highly motivated service organization focused on using the assets of Greenacres to provide custom-designed hands-on active learning opportunities for children of all ages. All opportunities are customized to the needs of the visiting group which primarily consist of local school groups from K to 8. All school based programs are tied to the national and/or state standards so that they contribute to the success of the classroom teacher.  

In 1988 we focused on Environment Education, had one employee and provided hands-on programs about riparian zones for 60 children.  Each year we provide programs based on the environment, generative agriculture, equine, and classical arts to over 32,000 visitors.  Our programs are of the highest quality. Quality Quality Quality (QQQ) is a core value.

Our dedication to our values: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green cannot be overstated. Our employees strive to be the best of the best and flourish in a team environment where outcomes are the result of teamwork. Greenacres is not just a place to work – it is a career, a lifestyle, and a place to exude passion for the Mission and Vision of our Founders – Louis and Louise Nippert.  We are here to serve the community and change the lives of children.  

The Greenacres Education Team is committed to creating exceptional learning experiences for each and every visitor we serve.  We offer field trips for children and opportunities for educators and adults for life-long learning.  In collaboration with classroom educators we build customized, hands-on interactive experiences aligned with state and national learning standards.

Summary

We employ the most curious and brilliant people.  Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our team. Our education approach focuses on employing experts in their field who are passionate and love sharing the arts with children (of all ages).  At Greenacres we focus on visual arts, music and dance (think Symphony, Opera, May Festival, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ballet, and others). Your primary focus will be in the development and implementation of curriculum. You must be willing to provide hands-on teaching experiences, collaborate across the education department, and deliver high quality programming. 

The Classical Music Educator position works under the supervision of the Arts Education Manager.  If you enjoy collaborating with teachers and creating educational programming that gives students exciting and enriching experiences while using classical music and classical arts, you might be a Greenacres person.

Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Music or Classic Music Education or comparable academic discipline or equivalent experientially gained knowledge.
- Demonstrated teaching skills and a passion for working with youth using hands-on activities in small group settings.
- 2+ years teaching experience in Music Education preferably K-6 traditional or non-traditional environment.
- Ability to move and work in a natural environment (i.e. field, forest, streams) under various weather conditions.
- Proven ability to initiate, organize and implement plans.
- Creative, open to conceptual processes and ideas through ephemeral art.
- Demonstrate a history of proven, positive customer service experience.
- Knowledge and experience with traditional high caliber art materials.
- Ability to meet required deadlines and work calmly under pressure.
- Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
- Commitment to working within a functional team and collaborative culture.
- Ability to internalize and reflect our values of Grace, Good Neighbor Policy and Green to assure QQQ.
- Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and fingerprint FBI background screen.

Why Choose Us?
As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of their life. We understand that the health of yourself and families are very important; along with your time here at GAC.  All TEAM Members of GAC are a part of Greenacres and live the values that we promote for our visitors: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, Green, and Quality Quality Quality.  Listed below you will find some of the top benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team.
- Market Competitive Salary     
- Generous PTO Package 
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Plans
- Simplified Employee Pension Plan
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Fun & Engaging Culture

- Ongoing training, education, and industry partnerships that allow you to be up to speed on the latest innovations, technologies and processes.

To Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/640355

GAF is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Marx Lighting Technician/ Electrician 2 (IATSE Local 5)

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

State Date: Early September 2021

Salary: $24.32/hour based on current Playhouse/IATSE CBA

Position Overview
Responsible for the installation and maintenance of all lighting equipment and the operation thereof for rehearsals and performances and the direction of all employees working in this area. When not working in this area, they shall perform such other work as assigned. This is a seasonal full-time, hourly non-exempt union position, reporting to the Director of Production. Candidates are not required to be affiliated with ITASE to apply but will need to join the union if hired. 

Position Responsibilities
- Assist Electrician 1 with research, interpretation and implementation of lighting designs for all Cincinnati Playhouse Marx Theatre productions.
- Perform as programmer for the ETC Eos TI lighting console on Cincinnati Playhouse Marx Theatre productions.
- Become familiar with scripts, plots, practicals, and other information and elements as required for each production to efficiently support Electrician 1 and designer. 
- Maintain the integrity of the lighting design throughout the production.
- Trouble shoot issues with lighting equipment, console, wireless lighting effects, fog, haze, and other effects in use during productions.
- Be in attendance for all light hangs, focus, technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals, previews, and performances as required. 
- Read rehearsal reports, production/show reports, rehearsal schedules and production calendars.

Essential Skills and Attributes
- 2-3 years’ minimum professional light board programing experience. 
- Experience running plays/musicals and following stage management cues.
- Advanced knowledge of programing ETC Eos series lighting consoles
- Ability to work long hours, i.e. - 40-hour weeks plus weekends and evenings, as necessary. 
- Ability to create and use a book to run a show.
- Skilled in repair and maintenance of standard and automated lighting equipment.  
- Ability to effectively communicate by asking informed questions, relaying information to others, and professionally receiving criticism.
- Ability to work well under pressure and respond calmly and efficiently to frequent changes during the production and rehearsal process.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with members of the production department. 
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve and keep calm under pressure.  
- Knowledge of safety procedures necessary to maintain a safe working environment. 
- Knowledge of safe rigging practices.
- Staying informed on current best practices in theater technology and advancements in lighting.  
- Possessing a positive attitude, initiative, being flexible, working well as a team member, and having a high attention to detail.
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl 
- Lift, carry, push, pull: generally up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
- Ability to work on ladders, at heights, and in hard-to-reach places  
- Speaking and hearing are essential to the communication needs of the position

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attached it in .pdf form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email.  Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Assistant Company Manager/Management Associate

Posted:
Jul 15, 2021

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary: $17/hour

Start Date: Aug. 16, 2021

Position Overview
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is seeking an Assistant Company Manager/Management Associate who is interested in both the hospitality side of artist relations as well as learning more about the management side of a nationally recognized regional theatre. The position primarily works with Company Management, but will learn and assist in general management duties. Reports to the both the Company Manager and Associate Producer.

This is a seasonal full-time, 30-hours per week, non-exempt position. Ideal start date is Aug. 16, 2021, through June 6, 2022. Pay rate begins at $17/hour and includes benefits. The position may require work outside normal business hours, including evenings and weekends as well as periodic “on call” hours.  Position schedule allows for candidate to seek additional work with Playhouse’s Front of House Staff during performances. 

Position Responsibilities
- Assisting Company Manager to provide top notch hospitality service to Playhouse guest artists throughout the 2021-22 Season.
- Assist in providing out of town artist transportation to and from the Playhouse, grocery runs and doctor visits.
- Organizing and facilitating grocery runs for visiting artists and/or assisting in expediting grocery delivery on a weekly basis.
- Assist in maintenance and cleaning of artist housing for visiting artists while identifying apartment problems and issues to the Company Manager.
- Responsible for updating Playhouse’s Guest Artists’ handbook, information for artists and digital filing for the department. 
- Recruiting, coordinating and documenting the non-usher volunteer corps among various Playhouse departments.
- Assist in handling general day-to-day artist needs which may include but is not limited to delivering parcels/luggage to artists’ housing, status of housing wi-fi and cable service before residency and support during residency, checking in on artist well-being throughout their stay and representing the Playhouse when working with outside vendors and service providers.
- Management Associate duties will include assisting with artist contracts and on-boarding packets as well as track delivery and reception of the same.
- Coordinate with HR and Payroll all pre-first day training and documentations needed.
- Learn about theatrical union contracts for better understanding of contract language and help with union compliance reporting.
- General office work such as scanning and documenting all artist contracts throughout the year into online storage, assist in assembling grant data for various departments, assist Associate Producer in supporting Playhouse’s Front of House and Facilities department.
- Work with Associate Producer in planning for relocation of Playhouse’s offices during final construction phase. 
- Other duties as assigned.

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements
- Hospitality and arts administration experience is preferred.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Computer proficiency required, including good working knowledge of Microsoft 360 Office. 
- High school education and above.
- Interest in theatre and the arts is beneficial. 
- A calm, patient, diplomatic, empathetic, confident and pleasant demeanor in working with artists, co-workers, and volunteers.
- Comfort with fast-paced environment which calls for flexibility and initiative. 
- High ability to identify and prioritize guest artists’ needs while balancing several projects at a time.
- Attention to detail, organization and accuracy.
- Maintains integrity and ethics through difficult situations and conversations.
- Commitment to DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) values, and the ability to interact and build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities and working styles.

Work Environment & Physical Demands
- Position is primarily located in climate-controlled facilities, except when transporting artists and supplies.
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets).
- Position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a large cargo/passenger van (No CDL required).   
- Physical demands will require an ability to lift up to 50 lbs. (max luggage weight), carrying luggage up and down stairs, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, general housekeeping skills and occasional non-industrial ladder usage. 
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, listen, speak, climb stairs, walk and occasionally run. 
- Ability to speak clearly with and hear/listen to co-workers/guest artists/volunteers via phone, texting or in person.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and federal guidelines. 

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to AJ Ford, Company Manager at aj.ford@cincyplay.com and Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.

FotoFocus

Director of Communications and Engagement

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Job Description
The FotoFocus Director of Communications and Engagement must be an enthusiastic and organized candidate willing to collaborate and work closely with other departments in the organization. The position requires someone with demonstrated experience in management, public relations, digital marketing, public speaking, special events, and community outreach. 
The Director of Communications and Engagement organizes and manages all external messaging and awareness for the organization and furthers the organization's mission and program. The position oversees the Events Team and membership programs and requires someone willing to work on a variety of tasks in different avenues of the organization; including, but not limited to, Communications, Curatorial, Development, Events, Finance, and Design.

Key Responsibilities
- Deliver and oversee all external communication in partnership with the organization’s national PR firm; press releases, social media, marketing materials, advertising, etc.
- Work directly with the Curatorial Team to deliver an approachable and diverse program and brand to the public
- Direct the messaging and oversee the writing staff of the FotoFocus online editorial platform, The Lens
- Manage content and growth of the FotoFocus social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
- Oversee and monitor all external outreach efforts, including the FotoFocus Events Team and membership programs (FotoFocus Passport Holders and Patrons)
- Contribute event and promotional content for invitations, handouts, mailers, eblasts and the FotoFocus website 
- Collaborate with the web developer to enhance the FotoFocus digital experience and membership platform
- Maintain and enhance the FotoFocus network via social media, e-blasts and membership programs
- Monitor and control Advertising and Promotion budget
- Represent FotoFocus at exhibition openings and other community events
- Engage with photography enthusiasts, universities, institutions, and general public to build awareness of the FotoFocus brand
- Encourage relationships and facilitate cooperation throughout the regional arts, academic, and business communities
- Develop community partnerships and garner support from local businesses
- Work closely with the Events Team to build a thriving and engaged Patron (VIP) and Passport Program
- Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends (Primarily in September and October for the FotoFocus Symposium and Biennial)
- Hire and train seasonal staff, volunteers, and event support staff

Credentials, Experience and Characteristics
Bachelor’s degree. Coursework in marketing, communications, desired
- 3-5 years of professional public relations and marketing experience 
- Proven track record in social media management and community outreach
- Excellent organization and writing skills
- Comfortable with public speaking and representing the organization to the public
- Extensive experience with an ability to adapt and communicate with multiple levels of organizations, including management of the Events Team
- General understanding of Mailchimp, Wordpress, Photoshop, online content creation, and user experience
- Ideal candidates will have a passion for photography

About FotoFocus
Founded in 2010 in Cincinnati, FotoFocus is a non-profit organization created to celebrate and champion photography as the medium of our time through programming that ignites a dialogue between contemporary lens-based art and the history of photography. FotoFocus presents lens-based signature programming including the FotoFocus Biennial, FotoFocus Symposium, FotoFocus Film Program, and FotoFocus Lecture Series.
FotoFocus has collaborated with organizations, curators, academics, and artists to present more than 750 exhibitions and programs to provide uniquely enriching access to lens-based art, film and practices inspired by photography. FotoFocus has awarded over 500 grants to support partners presenting project and educational programs that are accessible and engaging to the public.

EOE Statement
FotoFocus is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Process
Please send cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to Mariej@fotofocus.org. Initial review of materials will begin July 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

3dx Scenic

Scenic Artist

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021

3dx Scenic is looking for an experienced Scenic Artist to join our team and execute scenic finishes for a wide range of theme park, museum, and corporate projects in our Cincinnati fabrication shop.

An excellent candidate must be well-versed in theatrical and display paint methodologies and procedures and be able to work with a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, great organizational skills, a critical eye for details and aesthetics, and a desire to contribute to the success of the team and organization.

The goal will be to ensure all projects exceed client expectations while closely following project specifications.

Responsibilities
- Prepare various types of surfaces (wood, steel, dibond, fiberglass, etc) for painting.
- Execution of all scenic treatments using HVLP spray guns, brushes, rollers, sponges, etc for both interior and exterior conditions
- Assist in the creation of paint samples and touch-up kits
- Mix and match paints, varnishes, lacquers, shellacs, stains, tints, and other coatings and finishes.
- Refinish and restore previously painted projects
- Assist in maintaining all scenic records (color cards, process sheets, recipes, labels, etc)
- Maintain the safety, order, and cleanliness of all paint areas and equipment
- Maintain strict quality control on a schedule
- Work under the direction of the Charge Artist and with other team members in a collaborative shop environment
- Other duties as assigned

Requirements
- Experience with theatrical and display scenic practices and products
- Strong knowledge of faux finishing, 3D textures, sculpting, stenciling, color mixing and matching, layout, and scaling.
- Prior experience in a professional theatrical scene shop, event fabrication facility or equivalent
- Proficiency with standard shop power tools and HVLP spray guns
- Work from design renders and reference photos
- Work on multiple projects concurrently with little supervision
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills
- Ability to work overtime with advanced notice and occasionally travel on installations to complete paint treatments

Additional Skills
- Basic Scenic Carpentry
- Sculpting
- Digital Sculpting
- Automotive Paint Experience
- Vinyl Graphic Application

Physical Demands
This position is active and requires standing for 6-8 hours a day, talking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crawling, and climbing. Employees are regularly required to hear and talk. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. This position is in a large fabrication shop, where the employee will be exposed to noise, moving mechanical parts, and fumes and airborne particles. Participation in the Respiratory Protection Program and all other Safety and PPE Programs is mandatory.

Position Details & Salary Information
- Full time
- $18-20/hour, with overtime after 40 hours
- Generous benefits package, 401K, & PTO
- Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm

Application Requirements
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Examples of Relevant Work and/or a Digital Portfolio
  - Alternatives to a digital portfolio can be a link to a website, a social media account that predominantly contains relevant work, or a shared platform (such as a Google folder).

To Apply
Please complete the application on our website, https://gowithlive.com/careers.

About 3dx Scenic

3dx Scenic is a LIVE! Technologies company, located in Cincinnati, OH. From brand ambiance and activations, and business theatre and events, to custom entertainment attractions, we build another dimension. We are engineers and riggers, carpenters and welders, artists, and storytellers, and together, we use the disciplines of old school craftsmanship forged with novel technologies and our own knowhow, to produce something uncommonly authentic. We create scenic experiences that reflect and express the imagery of our client’s brand. From performance spaces to television broadcast sets, from corporate environments and intricate trade show booths to world-class attractions, whatever your surroundings, we build the scenery around it.

The 4,800 square foot Paint Shop is located in a 45,000 square foot production building that also includes Fabrication, CNC, 3d Printing & Sculpting, Automation, Technical Design, & AV. Our Print Shop, Composites Shop, and Design Studio are in separate buildings a short drive away. The Paint Shop is currently staffed with a Charge Artist and 4 Scenic Artists, and we are looking to expand our full time staff, as well as overhire artists.

Contemporary Arts Center

Visitor Experience Associate

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Reports To: Visitor Experience Manager
Position Status: Part-Time, exempt
Compensation: $10 per hour

Scope of Position
Working under the guidance of the Visitor Experience and CAC Store Managers, the Visitor Experience Associate provides assistance for all museum visitors and staff.  The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for welcoming all visitors, processing sales transactions, answering the telephones, and connecting inquiries with the appropriate staff member(s).  The Visitor Experience Associate will be an individual who demonstrates an ability to work well with others, values teamwork, and represents the museum by offering exceptional service to all visitors and staff.  This is a part time position.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure that visitor’s needs are properly attended to and provide information for exhibitions, store products, events, programs and memberships.  Demonstrate exemplary ability to engage the public and handle customer service/ visitor challenges for positive outcomes. 
- Operate the cash drawer for the CAC Store and Admissions, including opening and closing the drawers, and processing cash, credit, and check transactions through the Point of Sale System (POS).
- Drives store sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
- Promptly answers incoming calls from the CAC general telephone line, appropriately directing calls to the correct people. 
- Attend CAC staff meetings and exhibition training as required, and stays up-to-date on current exhibits, tour information, general CAC information, and Visitor Experience staff functions. 
- Maintain a clean work space in the CAC Store and Admissions desk, including merchandise: polishes silver, washes glassware and cleans other store inventory as needed.
- Distribute as well as restock CAC print materials.
- Performs other duties as assigned. 
- Maintain a clean and professional appearance and is prepared to work where assigned. 
- Arrive at the designated work location promptly and in time to serve visitors and staff.

All of these duties are to be done with overall CAC business in mind.  The person in this position will be conscious of CAC programs, exhibitions, CAC policy and procedures, and social impact goals.

Required Qualifications
- Experience in customer service
- Exceptional people, communication, and sales skills, and an ability to multi-task and remain calm in a high-pace environment
- Self-motivated, energetic, and proactive
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, fax and copy machines, and printers 
- Experience working with a POS system

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by August 1, 2021 to Aly Laughlin:


The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 

About the Contemporary Arts Center
The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 

The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 


Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

National Book Foundation

Programs Coordinator

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
The National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards, is seeking a part-time Programs Coordinator. This is a grant-funded position, focusing on a forthcoming new program that aims to highlight diverse books that deepen readers’ understanding of science and technology, as well as additional public program support as needed. 

The new program will be housed under the Foundation’s Public Programs umbrella, NBF Presents, which in tandem with the Foundation’s Education & Access initiatives, aim to reach readers everywhere through a robust slate of local and national programs, cultivating meaningful discourse through literature for audiences of all ages.

This is a grant-funded, temporary position based in New York, September 2021–April 2022, with the possibility of extension. The Programs Coordinator will report to the Senior Manager, Public Programs. This position is based in New York, though may begin remotely as needed. 

Responsibilities
- Support programmatic timelines and calendars, ensuring all deadlines are met. 
- Support logistics and outreach for large-scale events, initiatives, and campaigns, including conducting relevant research, maintaining event details, and spearheading audience development.
- Assist in updating and editing programmatic and marketing materials, including itineraries, one-sheets, press releases, and web.
- Track program activities in collaboration with ongoing organization development, fundraising, and reporting efforts and goals.
- Organize and track supplies and materials, including book orders, book donations, program invoices/accounting, catering orders, etc.
- Additional administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

We are looking for applicants with a strong background in arts and cultural and/or nonprofit program administration, with outstanding organizational skills, high attention to detail, and ability to work efficiently within a tight implementation timeline. Applicants should have demonstrated experience working with diverse communities. A contagious love for reading is a must. The Programs Coordinator will work 25 hours per week; schedule will be adjusted as needed to account for program activities taking place outside of regular office hours. Evening and weekend work is occasionally required. 

Compensation

This is a part-time position of 25 hours per week. The Programs Coordinator will be paid $25 per hour, including paid holidays/office closures. 

To apply for the position, send resume and cover letter to jobs@nationalbook.org with the subject line Programs Coordinator. Please indicate any scheduling constraints in your cover letter. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls, please. 

The National Book Foundation is committed to inclusivity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, nationality, marital status, parental status, military service, or disability.

Plaza Artist Materials

Retail Sales Associates

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Plaza Artist Materials - (Cincinnati/Kenwood) location is looking for energetic individuals with previous Retail experience to join our team.

The successful candidate must be actively involved in visual art, have at least 1 year of previous Retail experience and have a passion for delivering great customer service.

If you are interested in applying, please click the link below to view our Job Description and apply for the Position.

Full Time

Part Time

Contemporary Arts Center

Gallery Security

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Reports To: Gallery Security Supervisor
Position Status: Part-Time, exempt
Compensation: $10 per hour

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

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
General
- Maintains a professional & polished appearance in uniform when scheduled and prepared to work where assigned.
- Attends training regarding exhibitions to be able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions.
- Attends customer service training and implements museums customer service guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned.

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

Skills Required
Maintain a professional & polished appearance and wear designated uniform as required by the CAC.  Excellent interpersonal skills, highly self motivated, high personal standards, and organizational skills.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by July 1, 2021 to Aly Laughlin:


The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 

About the Contemporary Arts Center
The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 

The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

Contracted Teachers

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center seeks passionate and dedicated teachers to join our team.

Opportunities May Include
- Teaching an 8-week class in Winter or Spring 2022 for students ages 3-16 and adults.
- Teaching a 1-week Summer Art Camp for youth ages 5-13 in Summer 2022.
- Teaching condensed classes or workshops.
- Teaching cooking classes in our state-of-the-art kitchen
- Leading art outreach programs at our community partners.
- We are looking for instructors in ALL art forms including but not limited to visual arts, music, theater, dance, calligraphy, sewing, fiber arts, creative writing, cooking, mind and body, and technology.

Responsibilities 
- Develop and lead a variety of art projects that are creative, engaging, and include clear learning objectives. 
- Prepare for and clean up after class.
- Communicate regularly with the Education and Program Directors.
- Be an ambassador for Baker Hunt and our goal to change lives through art, education, and community. 

Qualifications and Requirements 
- Qualified applicants should have a degree or equivalent work experience in their fields.
- Must have previous experience teaching youth and/or adults. 
- Applicants should be self-motivated, a team player, positive, professional, organized, and comfortable working with diverse a population.
- Must have the ability to maintain regular attendance and have reliable, personal transportation.
- Must be able to perform position responsibilities including, materials purchasing and handling, administration functions, and student services. 

Compensation ranges based on program or class structure. 
 
To Apply 
Please send a Cover Letter and Resume/CV to Karen Etling the Executive Director at karen@bakerhunt.org.  You can also send previous class or project descriptions with images of completed projects or student work. 
 

The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness.

InsideOut Studio

Retail Associate

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Division/Department: Inspiration Studios
Salary: $12/hour; 37.5 hours/week
Benefits: 2 Weeks PTO, QSE-HRA Reimbursement Program, Optional 3% Matching IRA
Reports to: Director of Development & Marketing, Inspiration Studios

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Process sales and provide superior customer service to customers visiting the store and calling in to place orders/making inquiries. 
- Maintain store and retail office cleanliness, water plants, rotate inventory, and set up seasonal displays.
- Finish construction of merchandise being provided by the studio such as final assembly of jewelry, ornaments, etc. 
- Add new inventory to Square system and assist in maintaining and up to date database of current/sold inventory – in-store and online.
- Photograph merchandise for use in Square inventory system and for the InsideOut Studio online store, website and social media platforms.
- Inventory and maintain retail store supplies (or provide needs to Director of Development & Marketing) such as stands, bags, bubble wrap, brochures, general store business cards, magnets, jewelry supplies, etc. 
- Answer questions/inquires made through the InsideOut Studio social media platforms, website and general information email account. 
- Provide support with some postings/maintenance of InsideOut Studio social media platforms and website. 
- Work at tradeshows/special events, including setting up and tearing down tent/display and selling InsideOut Studio merchandise. 
- Write up and oversee delivery of custom ordered artwork ensuring that it is delivered accurately and on time. 
- Support CEO & Director of Development & Marketing in securing and overseeing small collaborative projects with local businesses. 
- Attend bi-weekly staff meetings.
- Assist artists in meeting their retail/customer service goals by providing support when they are talking with customers, ringing sales, cleaning, etc. 
- Assist with getting artists onto their transportation at the end of the day. 

Education and/or Work Experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with individuals with developmental disabilities
- Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook, Square)
- Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
- Ability to balance, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with varying levels of urgency with no loss in accuracy and detail orientation
- Willingness and ability to maintain confidential information
- Willingness and ability to work effectively with diverse populations
- Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
- High School Diploma or GED required

Employment Requirements
- Must pass a chemical dependency test 
- Acceptable criminal background check 
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Skills and Competencies
- Passion for Inspirations Studios’ mission
- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy; highly-organized and efficient
- Able to develop and drive idea from conception to goal
- Team-oriented, capable of working with a wide range of people to achieve team goals
- Strong computer skills, experience with Square, Microsoft office and a working knowledge of PC and Mac applications

Other Duties and Responsibilities
- This position description does not include every duty or responsibility; there shall be other duties, as assigned.  
- Must be able to work outside normal business hours and schedules; schedules will vary and include evening and weekend hours

- Ability to work with individuals whose actions may pose a risk to the health and welfare of others 

To Apply
Email Stephen Smith with cover letter and resume. stephen@inspotstudios.org

Wave Pool

Director of the Welcome Project

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021
Organization Background
By pairing communities’ knowledge of their needs with artists’ sense of possibility Wave Pool is creating  a society where contemporary art and artists are valued and integrated fully into the fabric and success of our neighborhood, our city, and beyond. Wave Pool is creating a hub for artists, and a path for artists to play an integral role in the city. They are also listening deeply, allowing the community that they serve and are a part of to tell them what to focus on next and to be collaborators and leaders in every project. Wave Pool’s socially-engaged art center includes an art gallery, studios, artist residency program, wood shop, ceramics studio, and community space. Our reputation is built on initiating and supporting artist-driven creative placemaking projects and exhibiting work that stretches beyond gallery walls through interactive projects that proactively help our neighbors. Wave Pool works with partner organizations to tackle tough problems through asset-based development and center artist-driven solutions.

 

The Welcome Project is our front door to contemporary art. It is the space on Wave Pool’s campus that serves our neighborhood the most through educational opportunities and food access. The Welcome Project centers the immigrant and refugee experience, empowering those who may be marginalized or at risk by providing educational and skills training, teaching and employment opportunities, and creating connections to the greater Cincinnati community by showcasing, elevating, and being a point of sale for their work. The Welcome Project is a retail space for locally made artist goods, a mini bodega market with a teaching kitchen, and with the new ‘Welcome (M)ART’ program, a site for groundbreaking food-based social practice installations.  


Position Summary:

We are looking for someone who is both empathetic and driven, a visionary as well as a deep listener, someone who knows how to manage a business but also has a strong passion for community outreach and education. The ideal candidate for this position is energetic, organized, driven, and highly collaborative. 

The Director of The Welcome Project is our public programs/outreach manager for Wave Pool. The Welcome Project is our ‘front door’ to Contemporary Art, and is the low/no barriers way to connect directly with diverse communities through food, education, and experiential programming. This position will create connections and partnerships with organizations, businesses, individual artists and chefs, the immigrant and refugee community, and foster those relationships through programming that builds community and broadens Wave Pool’s reach. This position manages the Welcome Project’s storefront, which includes a small market and bar. 

The Director of The Welcome Project has responsibility for the overall management of The Welcome Project storefront including managing the art and food retail stocking and sales, coordinating with partner refugee, immigrant, and community groups as well as individual artists for programs and space usage, as well as developing and overseeing public programs at The Welcome Project. The post is a mix of arts administration, retail management, and community engagement responsibilities. The Welcome Project has recently received both a food and liquor license and there will be some amount of food service and bar management included. Knowledge of storefront management is necessary. Knowledge of the food industry is a plus. Community engagement experience, marketing experience, and program management expertise are all highly desired. 

Responsibilities
- Provides oversight for the small market/bodega open hours and the bar for regular special events
- Day to day management of Welcome Project volunteers, contract workers, makers and vendors
- Establish and implement effective housekeeping and retail management systems, including a system for tracking sales and consignment pay schedules towards retail artists.
- Online sales management and marketing for all ticketed programs and salable items
- Oversees cooking classes, food pop-ups, and Cincinnati’s Table community dinners and the mentorship of immigrant home chefs
- Oversees Food (M)ART artist Installations and facilitation of related public programs and engagements under the direction of the Executive Director 
- Builds and markets public programs and events that engage with a large and diverse community of culturally curious neighbors and patrons
- Stocks the storefront and bar and provides a consistent and concise offering of food items that the community desires
- Works with local artists and makers to produce and facilitate engaging programming regularly with our community and beyond. Is the friend-builder of Wave Pool

Job Skills and Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in Culinary, Fine Arts, Business, Arts Education, Arts Administration, Communications, or related field
- Efficient administrator with strong organizational skills, program management experience a plus
- Ability to form positive connections & collaborate with people and organizations
- Understanding and experience with marketing both programs and products 
- Retail management skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, multiple languages a plus.
- Ability to communicate professionally and empathetically with individuals of diverse backgrounds
- Ability to function well as a team member
- Interest in conceptual and socially engaged contemporary art
- Experience working with diverse populations, specifically with immigrant and low-income communities
- Ability to work well with all levels of staff, as well as external customers, arts patrons, neighbors, visitors, and vendors
- Able to exercise sound and independent judgment with high ethical standards
- Attention to detail. Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented with the ability to research and problem-solve
- Proactive, accountable, self-starter with the ability to self-direct
- Clear understanding and commitment to Wave Pool’s mission and goals

Salary: $42,000 

This position is full-time with some benefits. Some weekend and evening hours will be required. Reliable transportation and flexibility with schedule is a must.

To Apply
- Please send the following to info@wavepoolgallery.org: 
- Cover Letter (outlining your interest and qualifications)
- Resume
- 2 professional references

Wave Pool is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve. 


Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Part-Time Box Office/Ticket Agent

Posted:
Jul 12, 2021

Cincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking a part-time Box Office/Ticket Agent.

Location: The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave.  45238 

Purpose

To generate income through ticket sales and positively promote Cincinnati Landmark Productions. To be part of a customer facing team, providing a friendly and helpful welcome on behalf of the company.

Job Requirements
- Operate and efficiently assist on any ticketing sales.
- Answer calls.  
- Ensure a thorough knowledge of events at CLP to enable the Box Office to give the best possible customer service. 
- Actively pursue an in-depth knowledge of Provenue
- Ensure the ticketing systems records are maintained and accurate. 
- Contribute to ensuring information is up-to-date and well organized. 
- Support the administrational needs management within reason.
- Be responsible cash, checks and card transactions made by the Box Office
- Manage the Usher schedule via Sign Up Genius

Must be a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.  

May be asked to work at another location from time to time including The Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre and the Madcap Education Center.

Must be at least 21 years of age, have high school diploma or equivalency, some college preferred. Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 

Occasionally this position will work an evening or matinee performance.

Customary Hours: 11am to 5 pm Monday – Friday
Pay rate:  $11.00 an hour

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: Denny Reed, Box Office Manager @ dennyreed@clpshows.org.  

No phone calls please. Start Date: IMMEDIATE.

Tessitura Network

Associate Consultant, Business Operations

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Department: Professional Services | Business Consulting 
Reports to: Director, Onboarding
Type: Full-time, work from home
Compensation: $60,000 to $70,000 USD
Open through: July 9th, 2021

Job Summary
Tessitura Network, the leading provider of technology and services to over 700 of the world’s premiere arts and cultural organizations, is seeking a Consultant with Fundraising expertise. This position is part of our Business Consulting Group, whose aim is to advance the business of arts and culture for current and prospective Tessitura members through onboarding and consulting projects that align their business with a holistic use of our technologies.
Consultants work in three to five person teams (collaboratively and independently on projects), shaping how our members leverage our technology, functionality, and services to advance their business. A successful Consultant will shape and drive CRM transformations through projects that onboard new members to our technology and consulting projects that optimize their use of our technology. This work includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, developing and communicating recommendations, and presenting and implementing recommendations. Consultants gain new skills, build on the strengths they bring, receive exceptional training, and frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues. Additionally, Consultants receive guidance and support from our Directors and professional development via project assignments that help them develop skills and build networks.
No week will be equal to another. The range of organizations and business issues to which you will be exposed will mean that you are constantly acquiring new skills and experience.

Consultant Responsibilities
- Champion CRM and act as a subject matter expert in Fundraising, and at least one of the following areas: Marketing, Ticketing, and/or Project Management.
- Approach projects with the mindset of optimizing customer experience (specifically digital and ecommerce) and enabling business intelligence and analytics.
- Make members aware of and leverage Tessitura recommended practices to align their business needs with our technology.
- Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to member needs and objectives.
- Deliver value and impact on projects by delivering solutions that will be embraced and adopted by the organizations we serve.
- Prepare and deliver content for training/knowledge transfer sessions and member facing presentations.
- Serve as business analysts, understanding and defining business requirements and recommending solutions to meet those requirements.
- Work with technical consulting colleagues to validate and engineer solutions.
- Guide data mapping strategy and data conversion processes to align the result with the member’s CRM philosophy.
- Contribute to the enhancement of Tessitura technology by providing feedback on potential improvements and/or new functionality.
- Be responsive to members and provide them with excellent customer service.
- Build and maintain strong, trusting relationships with Tessitura members.
- Support member community and conference activities, including planning, preparation, and presentation.
- Achieve allocated to actual hours goal each month and submit hours and reimbursable expenses in a timely manner.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience
- 3+ years of experience in the arts and culture field
- Broad knowledge in fundraising and moves management.  
- Proficiency with Tessitura Network technology, functionality, and services
- Basic understanding of business intelligence tools, data analytics, and website administration.
- Ability to work independently and effectively from a home office as part of a global, virtual company
- Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
- Adept in explaining technical information to non-technical audiences
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient with CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite
- Desire to travel, up to 50% of the year (all travel currently suspended)
- Drivers license  

Preferred Skills and Experience
- Excellent listening, negotiation, relationship building, and presentation abilities
- Ability to work calmly, effectively, and flexibly with a wide diversity of personalities
- Aptitude to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly
- Skilled at setting and meeting timelines
- Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team setting
- Strong problem-solving skills

Our company is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, as well as providing a workplace of mutual respect, free of any discrimination or harassment. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume through tessituranetwork.com. If you have are having difficulty accessing or using the website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to careers@tessituranetwork.com.

Tessitura Network, Inc. (“Tessitura”) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees and applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, engaging in legally protected activity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.  Tessitura also provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.  Subject to its legitimate business requirements, Tessitura bases all personnel actions, such as recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall, compensation and benefits, discipline, termination, and educational, recreational, and social programs, solely on an individual’s qualifications, merit, and performance

Uptown Arts

Security

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Uptown Arts, an after school arts program for kids in OTR, needs a security door person starting in Sept. Tues.-Fri. 3:30-6pm and Sat. mornings 9:30am-1pm.

Must be professional, reliable, friendly and able to control parking lot traffic as needed.  Janitorial tasks required as needed.

Hourly pay $18/hour.  No benefits; contract employee, during school year only (Sept.-May), closed for holiday weeks and over the summer.

Must be fully Covid-vaccinated, and pass a background check and drug test.

Please send resume and cover letter to bernadettek@uptownarts.org.


Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Director of Arts Engagement and Learning

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Kennedy Heights Arts Center seeks an innovative leader to manage its community and school partnerships, and public engagement initiatives.  The ideal candidate will have a collaborative spirit, experience working in the arts and with diverse communities, knowledge of arts integration practices, a demonstrated commitment to social justice, and a passion for community building.

Founded in 2004 by local residents, Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s mission is to enhance the life of our surrounding neighborhoods through arts and cultural experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community. We create social change through the practice of community-engaged art, employing art as a vehicle for human interaction. KHAC is a member of the OF/BY/FOR ALL Change Network, a cohort of arts and cultural organizations across the globe working to become more inclusive, equitable, and relevant to their communities.  100% of our programs are accessible to everyone regardless of income.
Full-time, exempt position with salary of $38,000 – 45,000, plus benefits.

Key Responsibilities
- Woodford Arts & Culture Academy: In partnership with the staff of Woodford Academy, a Cincinnati Public School serving grades preK-6 in Kennedy Heights, enhance student success through a standards-based curriculum enriched by the powerful and expressive force of the arts.
- Youth Jazz Cincinnati: In partnership with Cincinnati Public Schools, support the coordination and implementation of a free, after-school program providing intensive jazz music education and performing opportunities for students in grades 4-8.
- Teen Artists for Change (TAC): Facilitate club for students in grades 7-9 empowering youth to use their creative skills to make an impact on the world around them. Provide training and support for Teen Mentors, 10th-12th grade student leaders who co-lead TAC projects. 
- Neighborhood Initiatives and Community Events: Collaborate with KHAC team members, artists and community residents to organize arts and cultural events that bring together diverse residents and enliven neighborhoods, such as: summer Play in the Park series in Kennedy Park, annual Winterfest celebration, Black History Month collaboration with Juneteenth Cincinnati, and Jazz in the Heights.

Essential Functions
Program Development and Management
- Develop, implement and provide oversight of artist residencies in visual art, dance, music and theatre; fine art field studies; community art projects; and other cultural programming for students, ages 5-18
- Hire and supervise contractual teaching artists to lead residencies, projects and workshops
- In collaboration with university faculty and other arts education specialists, coordinate professional development training and coaching for Woodford teachers in arts integration, an approach to teaching in which content standards are taught and assessed through the arts
- Manage a wide range of arts events in collaboration with local artists, arts organizations and community partners
- Foster positive artistic and educational experiences via developmentally and culturally appropriate and innovative methods

Community Engagement
- Partner with public schools and nonprofit organizations to provide arts and cultural programs that extend the reach and benefits of the arts to underserved populations
- Partner with artists to co-create public art projects with community members, which strengthens bonds between diverse residents 
- Serve on KHAC’s OF/BY/FOR ALL team, comprised of staff, board and community members, working to build authentic partnerships, listen and learn from new voices, and improve institutional programs and policies to put equity in action across our organization
- Build and maintain relationships with diverse community stakeholders and provide organizational leadership for engaging stakeholders in dialogue that informs and advances our work

Communications and Storytelling
- Create messaging for community events and initiatives across multiple platforms and methods including social media, blog, traditional media, and grassroots approaches to heighten awareness and promote community engagement
- Use photography, video and written narratives to share captivating stories highlighting the talents of local residents and demonstrating the impact of KHAC programming
- Design and manage specific communication and outreach tools to encourage diverse participation in programs and events

Program Evaluation and Administration
- Establish and maintain a system for evaluating program effectiveness to measure and demonstrate community impact
- Assist with grant writing to obtain program funding and submit reports to funders
- Establish performance standards and tracking mechanisms to assure that contractual service objectives are attained, performance targets are met, and spending aligns with budget

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent higher education and professional experience
- Minimum 5 years professional experience in community-based arts setting; manager or director-level experience preferred
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
- Ability to work cooperatively with diverse colleagues and community members
- Experience and strength in developing productive partnerships with community residents,  leaders and organizations
- A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); proficiency with photography and basic graphic design skills a plus
- Some evening and weekend hours required. Reliable transportation and schedule flexibility is a must.
 
To Apply: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org.

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

Taft Museum of Art

Command Center-Access Control and Surveillance

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Reports to: Manager of Access Control & Surveillance                                 
Team: Security, Risk & Safety Team
Status: Non-exempt, Full-time (30-37.5 hours per week)
Shifts: 2nd Shift (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm) Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
Compensation: Starting at $15.00/hour
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, and sick time. Other benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking an Access Control & Surveillance Officer (AC&SO) for its Command Center to work the 2nd shift from  This position is a full-time position with a competitive wage reporting to the Manager of Access Control & Surveillance. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, works independently, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps.   Please submit only through our online via our portal. If you have questions, please email HR@taftmuseum.org.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager of Access Control and Surveillance, the primary responsibility of the AC& SO is to ensure a secure and safe environment at the Taft Museum of Art through monitoring activities across the museum and proactively identify issues in order to ensure every person that visits either as a guest or staff member has a positive and meaningful experience.
 
Essential Responsibilities
- Monitors the opening, closing and securing of the Museum at the start and end of each day.
- Monitors the entire Museum via access control and life-safety systems and appropriately responds through dispatching an action.
- When required, responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the Museum itself.
- Effectively and professionally prepares high-quality incident reports and records for the senior management team. Assists contractors, vendors, and visitors that may be ill and injured.
- Responsible for maintaining departmental records.
- Responsible for monitoring, operating, and maintaining alarm systems.
- Maintain the Security, Risk & Safety Department's equipment such as; keys, radios, flashlights, and uniforms.
- Maintain critical logs and property access control.
- Participates in training programs to encourage the development of the security and safety personnel and other members of museum staff.
- Provides excellence in guest and visitor service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Due to the essential nature of all security and safety positions, the ACSO may need to report for after-hour emergencies for an extended period.  This action is required if the Museum is closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by the Chief of Security, Risk & Safety.
- Must handle special requests, escorts, suggestions, and complaints made by staff, guests, contractors, vendors, and volunteers.
- Functions as Safety Officer (Fire Watch), as needed.
- Install, Inspect, diagnose, repair, and/or replace (Axis) surveillance cameras and cabling, as needed. 
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must embrace the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through your words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day.
- Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member's expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective.
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum in a positive and professional light.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people, flexing communication styles based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.
 
Required Skills and Capabilities
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
- Must have advanced surveillance skills, good judgment, and quick wit.
- Exhibit a certain level of objectivity to fulfill their duties.
- Able to deal with uncertainty as well as have decent reporting skills.
- Reliable and dependable and possess a high level of integrity as well as control over their emotions.
- Demonstrates a passion and aptitude for delivering an exceptional experience for all.
- A team player who is ready and willing to help wherever needed; must be a "hands-on" employee who is willing to step in.
- The ability to plan, organize, and meet project deadlines by prioritizing what work is required.
- Identifies work priorities and teams with their peers to accomplish.
- Capable of moving briskly through the building, climb ladders and stairs, respond quickly to alarms and events requiring security involvement, deal with emergencies, and helps where needed.
- Must be self-motivated and be able to work well under pressure.
- Reliable transportation and a driver's license are required.
- Due to the essential nature of all safety and security positions, all Access Control & Surveillance Officers, as part of the job, must report for after-hour emergencies for extended periods.
- Be able to sit, stand, or patrol for long periods. Other physical requirements:
- Hear normal conversation (hearing aids acceptable)
- Be able to bend, stoop, or work with hands above shoulder level.
- Be able to perform physical duties, including but not limited to the ability to safely and operate a 50 lb fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 lbs) to safety, place a person of at least 100 lbs into a wheelchair.

Education and Experience
- An associate's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security, or a closely related field is preferred,  or the equivalent number of years of experience in the security field.
- Previous security and access control experience required.
- Highly capable in museum security monitoring equipment and have knowledge and understanding of museum security and safety standards and practices/procedures.
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office to include PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, or first responder certification or training desired.
- Experience with an electronic ID and facility-access systems required.
- Strong, proven "people" skills are required.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. We:
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers that feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.
- Believe multiple perspectives and a healthy respect for differing views strengthen our Museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest. 
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all areas of the Museum, the Taft will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all.
 

Taft Museum of Art

New Media and Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Reports to: Senior Manager of Marketing & Strategic Engagement          
Team: External Relations/Marketing
Status: Exempt, Full-time-37.5 hours
Schedule: Monday-Friday, some weekends and evenings required.
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience, $40,000-$45,000
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), flexible work arrangements, museum membership, and other special discounts.
 
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA) seeks a full-time New Media and Marketing Manager reporting to the Sr. Manager of Marketing and Strategic Engagement.  This position is unique and requires a positive, highly organized team player who loves working with the public. Skills of attention to detail, able to works independently, and has excellent communication skills are needed. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join one of the finest small art museums in the United States.   
 
To apply qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) writing/content samples. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. Please submit your application for consideration through our website portal at www.taftmuseum.org/careers.  If you have any questions, please email us at HR@taftmuseum.org for assistance. Sending resumes and cover notes via email are not considered applications.  
 
Position Summary
The New Media & Marketing Manager, reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Marketing & Strategic Engagement, assists in delivering a variety of creative, strategic, and educational content for the TMA to share with the public and engage our audiences by creating a meaningful experience by connecting people with great art, both in a historic setting and in the community. The manager has a strong background and skillset in the development of shareable content for use across the museum’s digital media platforms, including, but not limited to, social media, website, blogs, email, ticketing systems, and digital museum programs– amplifying the museum experience and engagement online through written, visual, video communication and beyond. The ideal candidate is a creative visionary with a digital marketing edge, effectively engaging visitors, members, donors, and other museum audiences to experience the Taft Museum of Art. Heralding best practices and ensuring all content is consistently on brand, the manager will work closely with all members of the marketing team, as well as with other departments across the museum to create digital-first strategies.
The New Media & Marketing Manager is a member of the External Relations & Marketing Department, which develops and executes integrated promotional strategies across all channels to raise the profile of the Museum, increase onsite visitation and online engagement, and support audience development goals for all aspects of the Museum’s operation.  This role 

Core Responsibilities
Digital Content Planning and Execution
- Manage digital strategy and optimization for the museum’s website, social media, online art collection, blog, video production, analytics benchmarking, and other various digital marketing efforts.   
- Work collaboratively with the supervisor to manage the master content calendar for all digital platforms.
- Define and implement strategies and content production with internal and external team members (e.g., influencer marketing, paid advertising programs) to grow TMA brand presence in existing and new social channels, to increase followers, interest, and engagement. 
- Serve as on-site web administrator by preparing, publishing, and maintaining content on the museum website. Content Management System (CMS) maintenance and SEO/SEM support and strategy. 
- Support the development of the museum's online art collection to integrate with the museum’s website, databases, and online and on-site visitor experience. 
- Support the museum’s email marketing strategy by helping to create, optimize, and deploy email marketing campaigns.
- Collaborate and assist colleagues in other museum departments, including but not limited to Curatorial & Collections, Guest Services & Hospitality, Learning & Engagement, Operations,  Development with the creation of digital events, programs, series, etc. for TMA's audiences.
- Provide guidance for new tools and technologies to be incorporated into the organization to increase the museum’s digital presence. 

Research & Analytics
- Leverage analytic tools to provide reporting and insights, track and improve metrics, and influence testing and strategy. 
- Keep current with emerging digital media behavior, trends, and technologies – both inside and outside the museum field.  

Additional Marketing Support
- Supports the marketing team with implementing brand guidelines and print integration for campaigns. 
- Support marketing team by creating / refreshing brand templates for internal and external use for on-site digital and print signage, member magazine, business cards, flyers, board packets, etc. 
- Manage the TMA's email inquiries and coordinate internal communication and response, including supporting outside vendors with imagery and branding requests. 

Other
- Represents the TMA at events, programs, etc. to capture marketing moments in coordination with other Public Engagement uses such as grant applications, community outreach, and beyond 
- Represents the TMA at events in the community if appropriate.
- Helps with administrative tasks as needed. 
- Performs other duties as assigned.   

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must have a clear understanding of the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through behaviors and interactions with the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Supports the museum's diversity and inclusion efforts.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Understand and value each team members' expertise, background, experience, and unique perspective, even when different from their own.  Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others to accomplish mutual goals for the Museum
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum positively and professionally.
- Behaves and expresses themselves to build trust with those they work with and Museum Guests.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people and flexes communication style based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, and processes.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

Required Capabilities & Skills
- Video production/editing involving Adobe Creative Suite or a similar product to create video and creative content.  
- Knowledge and capability of using CMS (WordPress, etc.) and analytic tools (Facebook Business Manager, etc) to deliver online content. 
- Understanding of marketing, digital advertising, and design including a dynamic understanding of data insights and applications. 
- Analytical skills with the ability to generate metrics reports using Google Analytics.
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and the ability to learn new software required. Familiarity with online platforms such as Zoom, Vimeo, and Microsoft Teams.
- Project management experience. Must be organized, detail-oriented, able to meet deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of TMA.
- Creative problem-solver is able to work nimbly in a deadline-oriented manner.
- Must speak English and be able to communicate in a highly effective way.  
- Must enjoy working with the public.

Experience and Other Requirements
- Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Three years or more years of professional experience in marketing, digital content, communications, web design, or related fields.
- Proven track record of managing social media platforms and how to leverage them to build brand awareness.
- Active user and fluent in social media best practices.
- Valid Driver's license and must be over 21 years of age. 
- Knowledge of/interest in art and working at an art museum.
- Love of the arts a plus.  
- You must be authorized to work in the US. 

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 

Our VIEW 
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers that feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.  
- Include multiple perspectives and have a belief that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.  
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest.  
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all areas of the Museum, the Taft will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 


Taft Museum of Art

Access Control and Surveillance Officer

Posted:
Jun 29, 2021
Reports to: Manager of Access Control & Surveillance                                 
Team: Security, Risk & Safety Team
Status: Non-exempt, Part-time/As needed
Shifts: Flex schedule based on the needs of the organization.  All Shifts, as needed.
Compensation: Starting at $15.00/hour
Benefits: 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking an Access Control & Surveillance Officer for its Command Center to work as needs shifts.  This position is part-time with a competitive wage reporting to the Manager of Access Control & Surveillance. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, works independently, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps.   Please submit only through our online via our portal. If you have questions, please email HR@taftmuseum.org.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager of Access Control and Surveillance, the primary responsibility of the ACSO is to ensure a secure and safe environment for the Taft Museum of Art's guests, staff, volunteers, and vendors.  Their role is to provide security for the Museum and to protect the art collection and facility.  They play a crucial role in creating a positive and meaningful experience for each visitor and guest to the Museum.
 
Essential Responsibilities
- Monitors the opening, closing, and securing of the Museum at the start and end of each day.
- Monitors the entire Museum via access control and life-safety systems and appropriately responds through dispatching an action.
- To flex to working various shifts based on the needs of the Museum.
- When required, responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the Museum itself.
- Effectively and professionally prepares high-quality incident reports and records for the senior management team. Assists contractors, vendors, and visitors that may be ill and injured.
- Responsible for maintaining departmental records.
- Responsible for monitoring, operating, and maintaining alarm systems.
- Maintain the Security, Risk & Safety Department's equipment such as; keys, radios, flashlights, and uniforms.
- Maintain critical logs and property access control.
- Participates in training programs to encourage the development of the security and safety personnel and other members of museum staff.
- Provides excellence in guest and visitor service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Due to the essential nature of all security and safety positions, the ACSO may need to report for after-hour emergencies for an extended period.  This action is required if the Museum is closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by the Chief of Security, Risk & Safety.
- Must handle special requests, escorts, suggestions, and complaints made by staff, guests, contractors, vendors, and volunteers.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must embrace the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through your words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day.
- Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member's expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective.
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum in a positive and professional light.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people, flexing communication styles based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.
 
Required Skills and Capabilities
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
- Must have advanced surveillance skills, good judgment, and quick wit.
- Exhibit a certain level of objectivity to fulfill their duties.
- Able to deal with uncertainty as well as have decent reporting skills.
- Reliable and dependable and possess a high level of integrity as well as control over their emotions.
- Demonstrates a passion and aptitude for delivering an exceptional experience for all.
- A team player who is ready and willing to help wherever needed; must be a "hands-on" employee who is willing to step in.
- The ability to plan, organize, and meet project deadlines by prioritizing what work is required.
- Identifies work priorities and teams with their peers to accomplish.
- Capable of moving briskly through the building, climb ladders and stairs, respond quickly to alarms and events requiring security involvement, deal with emergencies, and helps where needed.
- Must be self-motivated and be able to work well under pressure.
- Reliable transportation and a driver's license are required.
- Due to the essential nature of all safety and security positions, all Access Control & Surveillance Officers, as part of the job, must report for after-hour emergencies for extended periods.
- Be able to sit, stand, or patrol for long periods. Other physical requirements:
- Hear normal conversation (hearing aids acceptable)
- Be able to bend, stoop, or work with hands above shoulder level.
- Be able to perform physical duties, including but not limited to the ability to safely and operate a 50 lb fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 lbs) to safety, place a person of at least 100 lbs into a wheelchair.

Education and Experience
- Associates degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security, or a closely related field is preferred,  or the equivalent number of years of experience in the security field.
- Previous security and access control experience required.
- Highly capable in museum security monitoring equipment and have knowledge and understanding of museum security and safety standards and practices/procedures.
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office to include PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, or first responder certification or training desired.
- Experience with an electronic ID and facility-access systems required.
- Strong, proven "people" skills are required.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. We:
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers that feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.
- Believe multiple perspectives and a healthy respect for differing views strengthen our Museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and make it relevant and unique to each guest. 
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI):  Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all areas of the Museum, the Taft will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all.
 


Taft Museum of Art

Events & Group Sales Manager

Posted:
Jun 28, 2021
Reports to: V.P. of External Relations                               
Team: Hospitality & Guest Services
Status: Exempt, Full-time-37.5 hours
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience, starting at $45,000
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, sick time, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.
 
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, is searching for an experienced Events and Group Sales Manager to join our team.  This position will be a part of the Marketing Team.  Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. Please submit your application for consideration through our website portal at www.taftmuseum.org/careers.  If you have any questions, please email us at HR@taftmuseum.org for assistance. Sending resumes and cover notes via email are not considered applications.

Position Summary
Reporting to the V.P. of External Relations, the Events & Group Sales Manager's primary focus is to sell events, programs, groups, and facility rentals on behalf of the Taft Museum of Art (TMA).  The Manager will work with the Marketing Team to generate leads, network externally, and look for opportunities to sell through third-party partners.   
In addition, they will offer assistance on internal events and upselling Museum Programs.  Collaboration and communication skills are key to success in this position. Once the client proposal is agreed, the contract is signed, and the vendors have been selected, the implementation and execution of the event is the responsibility of the Manager of Hospitality and Guest Services. The Manager is part of a multi-department Operations Team that meets weekly to review all events.  This position has hours that are based on events, tours, and client meetings.  Flexible work arrangements are available, including hybrid work from home on some days.

Core Responsibilities
- Works with V.P.of External Relations to close sales of the facility rentals to include proposals, presentations, negotiations, and final contract signing.
- Hands of work order for each event or group sales to Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality, and ensures the details are outlined for execution by all involved.
- Works with Finance to create the contract for all clients and that payment terms are met.
- Attain budgeted revenue goals.
- Handle incoming event inquiries as well as potential walk-in customers and existing clients. 
- Act as liaison to Cincinnati and Kentucky convention and visitor bureaus and area hotel sales and marketing teams.
- Enter all details into Sales Automation System, documenting conversations and commitments made with clients to facilitate a seamless transfer to the Manager of Guest Services & Hospitality, Event Planners, and Vendors.
- Attends weekly Multi-Departmental Operations Meeting to ensure communication of all events, programs, facility rentals are on the Museum calendar.
- Conduct in-house tours for prospective clients.
- Assists the Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality with the coordination of in-house special events, promotional tours, familiarization tours, and Museum-related promotions.
- Follows the TMA process for Event and Group Sales.
- Represent the Museum at community functions, business outings, trade shows, and other events otherwise deemed suitable for the Museum's participation.
- Assist Sr. Manager of Marketing in the creation of collateral and advertising.
- Coordinate with Event Planners.
- Ensure photos are taken for events for marketing purposes.

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must have a clear understanding of the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through their behaviors and interactions with the guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Understand and value each team members' expertise, background, experience, and unique perspective, even when different from their own.
- Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others to accomplish mutual goals for the Museum
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum positively and professionally.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people and flexes communication style based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, and processes.
- Behaves and expresses themselves to build trust with those they work with and Museum Guests.
- Recognize others' feelings and perspectives and take an active interest in their concerns.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

Required Capabilities & Skills
- Able to plan and proactively deliver revenue and cost targets while at the same time providing a great experience to guests that translates into retention, referrals, membership, and sponsors.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated over time—high interpersonal and hospitality skills translate into guest experience excellence.
- Public speaking experience a must.
- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills facilitate high-quality communication to the staff, finance, marketing, security, and other critical departments.
- Calm and professional demeanor under pressure. Capable of creative and analytical problem-solving quickly and effectively when incidents or issues arise.
- Very strong in technology, including a full grasp of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Team. Ability to use standard software to craft professional documents such as proposals for clients. Experience with event planning and scheduling software.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule in line with the Museum's business needs. In general, a scheduled Wed-Sun work week. Remote working is allowed if no pressing business needs onsite.
- Will be present on the Museum premises while it is open to the public and will attend events and other out-of-hours activities in a supervisory capacity as required. Ability to sit at a desk and to use a computer for extended periods.
- A strong network in Cincinnati and surrounding areas come with a potential client base to sell to.
- Ability to attend off-site meetings. 

Required Education & Experience
- Bachelor's degree preferred. Three years of event selling and coordination experience, preferably in another museum, convention center, hotel, or event planning organization.
- Extensive knowledge of the Hospitality Industry, Experienced event planner, able to sell, conceive, design, and produce a wide variety of activities for different purposes efficiently and safely.
 

Contemporary Arts Center

Artist in Residence

Posted:
Jun 28, 2021
Reports To: Teen and Adult Programs Manager
Position Status: Part-Time, non-exempt
Compensation: $13 per hour

Scope of Position
This position reports directly to the Teen and Adult Programs Manager and the Creative Programs Director.  The Artist in Residence will work Wednesday and Friday evenings from 3:30-8:00pm during one of the four residency periods (September-November, December-February, March- May, or June-August). Their responsibilities include working with drop-in visitors of all ages in the CAC’s Education Space, developing and facilitating art projects inspired by the artist’s own work, encouraging visitors to discuss art critically and think creatively and working with the Teen Educator to record attendance and survey data from participants. The position pays $13 an hour and most art materials and equipment are covered by the CAC.

Specific Duties
- Facilitate art programming at the CAC.  Duties include: assist visitors with art making, highlight your own artwork and encourage collaborative discussion, general customer service, assist in set up/take down of the program, create a list of art supplies, and developed art projects.
- Create a poster to represent your residency period. 
- Create a book list of the books that inspire you both as a person and an artist. Lead a workshop, during your residency period, at the Cincinnati Public Library Teen Spot.
- Create a display on the CAC column that highlights your residency. 
- Perform other duties as assigned.

All of these duties are to be done with overall CAC business in mind.  The person in this position will be conscious of CAC programs, exhibition, CAC policy and procedures, and social impact goals.

Requirements
- College coursework in the arts or art education is encouraged. 
- Previous experience working with or managing teens or young adults is a plus. 
- Excellent customer service skills.
- The ideal candidate will be proficient in a variety of art making techniques
- Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Access and Excel)
- Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills.
- This job requires pulling supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder.
- Work schedule is Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30-8:00pm during one of the four residency periods (September-November, December-February, March- May, or June-August) and additional evening hours as needed to accommodate programming needs. 

Interview Prep
- What general themes or important topics would your residency address?
- Come prepared with a month’s worth of loose program ideas for your residency (4 weeks worth).

Residency Prep
- 4 weeks before start date
  - Send Associate Educator an artist bio/statement about yourself and the projects/themes you plan on addressing in your residency (150 word count). 
  - Send Associate Educator a bio photo. 
  - Chat Associate Educator about the loose ideas you have for projects. Go over any questions. 
- 3 weeks before start date
  - Create 3 months worth of projects (12 weeks worth with 1-2 project ideas per week)
  - Have a confirmed list of all artist collaborations with finalized dates. Email list to Elizabeth HK and Beth B along with their email address and the mailing address each artist would like their payments sent to (Beth will create contracts for these artists). 
  - Send a detailed list of supplies needed for the three month residency period (include links for ordering). $600-700 supply budget per 3 month residency period. 
- 2 weeks before start date
  - Send AE a list of books that inspire you both as a person and an artist (5-10 books)
  - Select AE a date to lead an hour long Artbrary Workshop at the Main Library’s Teen Spot (M, T, or TH in the afternoon, 4-5pm) 
  - Send AE the image you created for your residency’s poster. 
    - Poster content must include dates/times of residency, artist/studio’s name, a sentence about the program. 
    - Poster printing size is 36x48inches.
    - Artists will receive $100 for their poster creation.
- 1 week before start date
  - Schedule a time to come in and collect paperwork. Bring a copy of your photo ID for HR
  - Create a display plan for Art Lab column to promote your residency. Have column covered by the day before your residency begins. 
- Not required AIR aspects that other artists have done
  - Create a playlist of music you’d like played during the residency period 
  - Let our AE know of any snacks or hospitality items you’d like provided during your residency period.

Application Process
Please send cover letter, resume and salary range requested by July 2, 2021 to

Aly Laughlin, Human Resources Director

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 

About the Contemporary Arts Center

The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 


The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Gallery Security

Posted:
Jun 28, 2021
Reports To: Gallery Security Supervisor
Position Status: Part-Time, exempt
Compensation: $10 per hour

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

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
General
- Maintains a professional & polished appearance in uniform when scheduled and prepared to work where assigned.
- Attends training regarding exhibitions to be able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions.
- Attends customer service training and implements museums customer service guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned.

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

Skills Required
Maintain a professional & polished appearance and wear designated uniform as required by the CAC.  Excellent interpersonal skills, highly self motivated, high personal standards, and organizational skills.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by July 1, 2021 to Aly Laughlin at alaughlin@cincycac.org.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 

About the Contemporary Arts Center
The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 

The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Custodian

Posted:
Jun 24, 2021
Reports To: Facility Director
Position Status: Part-Time, exempt
Compensation: $10 per hour

Position Overview
Working under the guidance of the Facility Director, CAC Custodian is responsible for maintaining the pristine appearance of the Rosenthal Center.   The Custodian will also assist the Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events.   This position requires early morning, evening and weekend hours on occasion for CAC special events. 
 
Specific Duties
- Clean all areas of the Rosenthal Center (i.e. offices, restrooms, Kaplan Hall, Performance Space, all non public areas, etc.)
- Work with the Facility and AV Technician with the set-up of all in-house and rental events
- Maintain inventory of all products needed to perform job duties (i.e. paper products, cleaning chemicals, safety equipment, etc.)
- Maintain all cleaning equipment in working order, schedule preventive maintenance on all equipment.
- Work with Facility Director to develop and implement maintenance schedule for repair/painting of walls in non-gallery areas.
- Assist Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events as needed.
- Attend bi-weekly staff meetings, weekly special events meetings, and all exhibition related training.
- Other duties as assigned.
 
All duties are to be done with overall CAC business in mind.  The person in this role will be conscious of other CAC programs, exhibition needs and CAC policies and procedures.
  
Skills Required
- Must be detail-oriented, a proven problem solver and multi- tasker.
- Must have outstanding interpersonal skills.
- Must be highly motivated and able to work with little or no supervision.
- Must be able to work flexible hours as needed.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by July 1, 2021 to Aly Laughlin at alaughlin@cincycac.org.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 

About the Contemporary Arts Center
The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 

The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Friends of Music Hall

Digital Marketing Internship

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021

The Friends of Music Hall is seeking a student who has successfully taken Digital Marketing and Analytics classes for part-time position (30 hours per week for 6 weeks) to oversee and implement digital marketing for non-profit organization with a mission to promote and preserve Music Hall. This internship reports to the Executive Director.

Duties 
- Search Engine Optimization
- Google Ad Grant Build and Implementation 
- Google Analytics Reports
- Facebook/Twitter/Instagram Content Review and Critique
- Google Tag Manager Implementation
- Google Search Engine Marketing Strategy

- Any additional recommendations from student

Pay: $17 per hour
Deadline: July 2, 2021

About Friends of Music Hall
Friends of Music Hall is a volunteer-driven organization. Our mission is to preserve, improve, promote and provide education about Cincinnati Music Hall. Our vision is to perpetuate Music Hall as the premier cultural center of the region and as a National Historic Landmark of international significance.

Contact:
Mindy Rosen, Executive Director, mrosen@friendsofmusichall.org 
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

American Sign Museum

Development Coordinator / Guest Services Associate

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021
Join us at the largest public museum in the world dedicated to signs! The American Sign Museum seeks a dynamic individual to join our staff as we expand our fundraising efforts.

The Development Coordinator / Guest Services Associate will work with the Director of Operations as well as the Manager of Guest Experience to meet the membership and fundraising goals of the Museum. This dual role supports both the Development and Guest Services areas, executing a traditional membership program while supporting the Museum’s admission and gift shop sales efforts.  

Development (50%)
As the primary contact for Museum members, this position will provide high level of service to foster strong relationships with Museum constituents. The qualified candidate will also provide support to Museum leadership through the course of a capital campaign. Responsibilities include: 
- Processing new and renewal memberships, while communicating with constituents in-person or via electronic, telephone, mail, and written means.
- Produce donor acknowledgement letters for all fundraising campaigns and appeals.
- Maintain all information systems, files, and data related to donors in the Museum’s databases, as well as hard copy files and spreadsheets.
- Manage all internal database processes for campaigns and appeals, including gift, pledge and pledge payment entries. 

Guest Services Associate (50%)
When reporting to the Manager of Guest Experience, this position is a part of the Museum’s weekend Guest Experience team. The successful candidate will further the Museum’s welcoming and top-of-class customer service environment while acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the frontline software necessary to manage development and membership responsibilities. This position will: 
- Ensure exceptional customer service in all interactions, including ticket and gift shop sales.
- Greet all members and guests – in-person and on the phone - and respond to their needs in a positive way.
- Assist with facilitating additional activities and programs on the museum floor as needed.

This position is a part-time, on-site position, 20-hours weekly. Saturdays and Sundays are required for Guest Services Associate component of this position.  Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and demonstrate strong attention to detail. Excellent data entry skills and experience in database systems is preferred. This position summary is not to be considered an exhaustive description of the responsibilities which may be required.

Associate’s degree or work experience equivalent required. Please submit a resume and three references to ckearns@americansignmuseum.org

No calls, please. The American Sign Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

American Sign Museum

Account Receivables / Guest Services Associate

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021

Join us at the largest public museum in the world dedicated to signs! The American Sign Museum seeks a dynamic individual to join our staff as we expand our frontline efforts.

The Account Receivables / Guest Services Associate will work with the the Museum’s Controller as well as the Manager of Guest Experience to meet the financial goals of the Museum. This dual role supports both the Accounts Receivable and Guest Services areas, securing revenues by verifying receipts while supporting the Museum’s admission and gift shop sales efforts. Ideally, the qualified candidate will have an understanding of accounting basics and customer service while demonstrating an ability to work across departments. 

Accounts Receivables (50%)
This position is responsible for proactively managing the American Sign Museum ‘s cash positions with supervision provided by the Museum’s Controller. Principle responsibilities include management cash receipts, reconciling ACH transactions, and data entry. Additionally, this position will: 
- Record cash, checks, and credit card transactions.
- Verify and enter transactions from bank deposits.
- Maintain facility rental and event records by managing invoices, debits, and credits.
- Investigate discrepancies by obtaining internal information, with an end toward resolution.
- Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

Guest Services Associate (50%)
When reporting to the Manager of Guest Experience, this position is a part of the Museum’s weekend Guest Experience team. The successful candidate will further the Museum’s welcoming and top-of-class customer service environment while acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the frontline software necessary to complete the Accounts Receivables responsibilities. Additionally, this position will: 
- Ensure exceptional customer service in all interactions, including ticket and gift shop sales.
- Greet all members and guests – in-person and on the phone - and respond to their needs in a positive way.
- Assist with facilitating additional activities and programs on the museum floor as needed.

This position is a part-time, on-site position, 20-hours weekly. Saturdays and Sundays are required for Guest Services Associate component of this position.  Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and demonstrate strong attention to detail. Excellent data entry skills and experience in accounting systems is preferred. This position summary is not to be considered an exhaustive description of the responsibilities which may be required.

Associate’s degree or work experience equivalent required. Please submit a resume and three references to ckearns@americansignmuseum.org.

No calls, please. The American Sign Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Guest Relations Representative (PT)

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021
The Guest Relations Representative is a key position in providing a high level of customer service, both in person and over the phone, by clearly and concisely conveying information about Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA), its Aronoff Center and Music Hall venues, and events to guests.
 
As a member of our Ticketing Services team, the Guest Relations Representative will support our CAA community, including all internal departments, Broadway in Cincinnati, resident companies, rental clients, and our guests.  

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assure a good guest experience by providing a positive attitude, complying with requests to the extent possible, and demonstrating problem solving skills; process ticket purchases and exchanges both in person and over the phone with efficiency and accuracy; reprint ticket orders, process will call orders, and balance receipts and cash drawers at the end of each shift; assist with digital ticketing; promote CAA as a nonprofit, educational organization by offering memberships, donation opportunities, and other CAA-related information as appropriate; stay current on event information for all CAA events; convey information to assist and direct guests accordingly for all events; demonstrate familiarity with seating charts of all venues, the various pricing configurations of specific events, and the Ticketing Services Department’s policies (ADA guidelines, subscriber benefits, exchange policy, accepted payments, etc.) and explain them to guests in a clear, concise manner.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be a team player with a technical aptitude and capacity to learn the ticketing systems (Paciolan and Archtics) used by CAA. Must have the ability to work independently and make critical decisions. Strong oral and written communication skills and exceptional customer service skills are vital to this position. The GRR must be capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with guests and staff. 
- Must possess the ability and attitude to work calmly and effectively in stressful situations
- Team player with strong organization and analytical skills
- Excellent written and interpersonal skills
- Available to work evening and weekends when necessary

Required Experience/Education  
High school diploma or equivalent required. Related work experience that involves customer service and cash handling a plus. The typical schedule of the position is flexible and varies throughout the year. Hours include evening, weekend, holiday, and day shifts with the flexibility to work during high-demand times, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume by 7/9/21 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association  
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Event Manager

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees the programming and management of two of the Tri-state’s finest performing arts venues – the Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall – and is dedicated to supporting performing and visual arts. Each year, CAA presents a diverse schedule of events; serves upwards of 600,000 people in its venues; features the work of talented local, regional, and national artists in its Weston Art Gallery; and supports the work of more than one dozen resident companies. Since the inception of its acclaimed arts education programs in 1995, CAA has reached more than 1.7 million students.

We are seeking experienced individuals to fill Event Manager roles at our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations. These full-time positions will be primarily responsible for coordinating all details necessary to execute an event with our clients, staff, and third-party vendors to ensure a smooth and efficient delivery of services.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: collect, evaluate, communicate and coordinate all requirements for events, programs and performances held within the facility; coordinate arrangements for all outside rental equipment and services as needed for an event; plan, manage and disseminate all event information and production details and schedules accordingly in a timely fashion; coordinate with front-of-house and events staff; work in conjunction with Booking & Rentals Manager to assist clients with facility information and event production knowledge; coordinate technical and stage labor needs with Technical director to provide estimates for client;  work in conjunction with Senior Event Manager, General Manager, and other appropriate personnel to implement safety and emergency procedures; assist in preparing proper event documentation for invoicing and payroll.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must be able to successfully manage in a pressure-filled, time-sensitive environment. Must have strong organizational, communication and customer service skills.  Ability to work with a broad range of people is essential to this position. Ability to multi-task is a must. Familiarity with all aspects of event management including front-of-house, concessions, security and technical.  Must have the ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs.  Prior management experience required. Experience in a performing arts center, multi-venue facility, banquet or reception center, or equivalent is essential. Knowledge of technical theater and familiarity with theater environment preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three year’s related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 7/9/21 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
No phone calls please.  EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Educational Theatre Association

Development Vice President

Posted:
Jun 21, 2021

EdTA values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color, LBGTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign born residents, and veterans to apply. For more information, visit: https://www.schooltheatre.org/about/mission/diversity

The Educational Theatre Association (EDTA) is seeking a dynamic Development Vice President to oversee and manage fundraising activities for the Association and for the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF).

Job Responsibilities
Leads and executes donor cultivation and stewardship strategies, fundraising events, campaigns, sponsor programs, and grant proposals:
- Devises dynamic strategies/tactics to meet fundraising goals in coordination with Executive Director/President.
- Identifies, designs, and implements fundraising programs for individual donors and the corporate, foundation, and public sectors.
- Achieves development revenue and expense goals as specified in annual budgets. 
- Along with Executive Director, serves as front-line fundraiser and solicitor for development program.
- Plans and executes fundraising events and bicoastal galas which includes attracting sponsors and high level donors, interfacing with celebrities and agents, working with venues, and collaborating with high level volunteers.
- Leads meetings and collaborates with the ETF Board which consists of leaders in the theatre and entertainment industry, corporate leaders, financial services, lawyers, and luminaries and celebrities.  
- Manages planned giving program.
- Cultivates and manages event sponsorships.
- Researches, prepares and submits grant proposals.
- Collects, analyzes and reports impact of programs funded by individual and organizational donors. 
- Trains board, committee members and staff in fundraising approaches.
- Coordinates with staff in defining fundraising needs and priorities. 
- Partners with Content & Marketing team to develop external communication strategies.
- Coordinates with Finance staff regarding accounting procedures for donations.

Education and Experience Required
- Education and/or experience in Development, including all aspects of fundraising for non-profit and/or educational organizations.
- Theatre, arts, or education interest or background is a plus.

Skills and Qualifications
- Ability to plan and determine strategies to move Development forward:  set goals, create and execute action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Advanced understanding of best practices, plus current and evolving trends in non-profit development.
- Outstanding communicator, both oral and written, with excellent interpersonal skills, meticulous attention to detail and timely follow-up
- Adaptability, organization, and time management — able to juggle multiple priorities and adapt quickly to changes
- Strong skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into executional plans. 
- Fastidious budget manager with strong business acumen 
- Skilled manager who develops staff to meet accuracy, quality and deadline requirements and challenges, as well as achieve development goals.  
- Ability to travel frequently as necessary
- Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite (O365), Salesforce or other donor management software, plus ability to easily learn new tools.  

Job location
Fully remote, location flexible, preferably based in Cincinnati, New York or Los Angeles. 

About Us   
The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Educational Theatre Association, which is the home of the International Thespian Society. ETF provides essential financial support to enhance excellence in theatre education and to expand access to school theatre programs for every child, putting them on a more positive life path. ETF is focused on three areas: creating sustainable musical theatre programs where there previously were none through JumpStart Theatre; awarding need-based grants to schools through the Thespian Relief Fund; and fostering racial equity in school theatre through the Pathway program. In 2018 alone, ETF awarded more than $650,000 in grants, directly impacting high school theatre programs in 50 cities and enabling the development of musical theatre programs in diverse middle schools in six states.

Please submit whatever you want, in any format, to let us know why you are the right person for this job (Subject line:  Development Director 2021-32) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Digital Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills to fill this position.  The Digital Marketing Manager creates, implements, and manages the strategic marketing plans for Cincinnati Arts Association’s (Aronoff Center and Music Hall) email, social media, digital marketing, and website initiatives in support of the brand image and awareness of CAA, revenue growth opportunities, and the events/programs presented by CAA, its resident companies, and its rental clients.  The Digital Marketing Manager works interdepartmentally to gather and communicate information for all areas of CAA, including Marketing/PR, Ticketing Services, Development, Education, Operations, and the Weston Art Gallery.  

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: manage email marketing initiatives, including list pulls, content creation/copywriting, scheduling, and automation; plan, create, and implement rich, dynamic, and compelling digital content (copy, photography, and video) for website and social media platforms; act as community manager for all CAA social platforms, including content creation, posting, monitoring, responding/engagement, and scheduling; manage all digital advertising (SEM, Display, Google AdWords, Facebook, Instagram, Adroll, etc.); management of the CAA website, including coordination/editing of all site content and tag management; implement strategies to grow CAA web / social media engagement; ongoing maintenance of CAA website to keep up-to-date and current with industry standards; liaison with web developer/designer on appropriate design, maintenance, enhancement, and trouble-shooting issues; analyze and report upon website traffic, social media metrics and email campaigns using measurement tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.; communicate with marketing/communications representatives from resident companies and rental clients to obtain digital assets to promote upcoming events; remain current on new technology, trends, laws, restrictions, and industry best practices in digital media/marketing.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, people-oriented individual with outstanding interpersonal skills. This individual will possess the ability to work independently in the midst of a multitude of projects, showing constant attention to detail. Experience in the following areas is required: 
- Experience in copywriting with a focus on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), effective digital ad creation and placements, and the ability to craft and execute effective content/campaigns in Google, Facebook, Instagram, and other digital media platforms.
- Experience developing and implementing social media marketing initiatives/campaigns, both paid and organic, on a variety of platforms.
- Experience with website content management systems.
- Experience with marketing automation platforms, such as Adobe Campaign or Oracle Email.
- Experience with and an understanding of customer relationship management database software 
- Excellent computer skills (Microsoft and/or Apple)
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
- Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven creative and strategic planning skills
- Strong interest or background in the arts/entertainment and/or working in a non-profit environment. 
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field; or equivalent combination of education/work experience (with a focus on digital marketing/social media). 

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume by 6/25/21 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association  Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Art Museum

Library Assistant

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Library Assistant for the Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives located at the Art Museum.

This is a part-time position scheduled for 20 hours per week Tuesday-Friday from 12pm-5pm. Occasional schedule flexibility needed.

Essential Job Function and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Head Librarian the Library Assistant is responsible for the following duties as assigned:
- Accurately shelve books, auction catalogs and periodicals in the library’s stacks according to established procedures. Retrieve materials requested by patrons and staff. Read shelves to keep books in proper order.
- Process archival files.
- For at least one hour a day work at the Service Desk, providing assistance to visitors and staff.
- Other duties as assigned by the Head Librarian; might include creating displays and writing for the blog.

Qualifications
Background in History of Art preferred. General knowledge of library procedures. Solid organizational skills and accuracy and close attention to detail. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to successfully complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Physical demands: Frequent standing, walking, and reaching. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and climb stairs with ease.

To Apply
Apply for the Library Assistant – PT position using the link below:


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.

ish Festival

Call to Artists

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Founded in 2017 as a biennial arts and culture festival, ish brings artists and communities together to explore Jewish and Israeli cultural traditions through the arts. ish explores the broad spectrum of what it means to be Jewish and Israeli, and presents a dynamic selection of artists, works of art, food, music and cultural activities, from traditional to contemporary, religious to secular, Jewish to non-Jewish. By highlighting diverse Jewish/Israeli voices, identities, traditions, and arts disciplines, ish brings authenticity to the representation and complexity of the Jewish/Israeli experience, and responds to Cincinnati’s changing Jewish demographic. 
 
When and Where is the ish​ Festival?
The 2021 ish Festival will take place on Saturday, September 25th & Sunday, September 26th, 2021 in Washington Park, Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. NEW this year: ish will open on Saturday night with an Israeli-style night market and music festival! Specialized and curated experiences are planned, and not all vendors may be featured. 

Sunday, September 26th from 11am - 6pm (artist vendors closing at 5pm) will feature an expanded footprint and modified format to maximize vendor engagement and reach. We are exploring offering multiple load-in times, but all booths must be set within one (1) hour of festival start time, and must be broken down within one (1) hour of festival end time. Please plan accordingly.
  
How big is the Festival? What Market Exposure will I get? 
We are planning for our largest Festival yet, with over 7,500 attendees anticipated. Vendors will also have the opportunity to advertise on our website, the festival brochure, and through our social media platforms leading up to the event.

Do I have to be Jewish or Israeli?
ish welcomes participation from diverse-identifying vendors, and does not discriminate based on religion, nationality, ethnicity, culture or any other protected classes. We are seeking new and returning vendors who can connect and engage with our Festival participants in a variety of ways!

ish explores the broad spectrum of what it means to be Jewish and Israeli, and welcomes a dynamic selection of artists, works of art, food, music and cultural activities, from traditional to contemporary, religious to secular, Jewish to non-Jewish. By highlighting diverse Jewish, Israeli, and culturally adjacent voices, identities, traditions, and arts disciplines, ish brings authenticity to the representation and complexity of the Jewish/Israeli experience today.

How much does it cost to Participate?
The ish Festival is proud to offer free admission to the public thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and funders. Vendors must apply through our website here and pay an application fee. The nonrefundable Application Fee is $36. ish is working hard to reduce the cost of participation for our vendors. This year, booth rental & equipment fees will range from $54-$118. If accepted, the application fee will be applied to a vendor's package of your choosing (see table below). 

The online application can be found here and will close on Friday, July 16th 2021. Any questions can be sent to megan@ishfestival.org

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Marketing and Development Manager

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Organizational Background 
The Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) serves people of all ages, races, culture and socioeconomic status throughout Cincinnati’s diverse “Uptown” neighborhoods and beyond. As a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, we are dedicated to connecting people and building relationships through the creation, interpretation and appreciation of art. 

Position Summary 
CCAC seeks a collaborative, energetic, highly motivated and proven leader to create and guide resource development efforts for the burgeoning community arts center at a time of great excitement and institutional growth. Working closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Programs Manager, the Marketing and Development Manager is a central CCAC position responsible for planning, producing and managing vibrant and effective communications, delivering impactful messaging to the public, prospective and current donors, and patrons. This position works closely with the Executive Director to secure and manage corporate sponsorships and individual fund drives. Position also manages gift processing and maintains the donor database. 

The Marketing and Development Manager is a critical member of CCAC’s small but mighty team, aimed at providing exceptional educational programs, performances, exhibitions and creative placemaking activities, which are focused on celebrating community, creativity and diversity. This person is a relationship champion that helps to cultivate and steward current and prospective donors and patrons, while representing this strong community organization with a broad and diverse coalition of partners, volunteers and audience members. 

Primary Responsibilities 

Marketing
- Create a dynamic annual communications plan that impactfully tells the story of CCAC’s programs and audience members and encourages support.     
- Initiate and cultivate relationships with the news media, and craft and distribute press releases and community notices. 
- Prepare informative and engaging messaging using various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube).  Using analytics, develop a social media strategy to enhance reach and engagement. 
- Work collaboratively with volunteer team of Graphic Designer, Copywriter, and Website Manager to design and produce various materials, including videos, brochures, banners and flyers.
- Design and order various promotional materials (e.g. promotional items, signage, brochures, and banners) as needed, maintaining organizational branding. 
- Update website content and keep domains up to date.
- Manage annual marketing and advertising budget at the direction of Executive Director and Finance Committee.
- Develop all advertising content, images and messaging, print or digital to maximize our exposure. Coordinate Search Engine Optimization, paid search, and display advertising.
- Identify, secure and nurture sponsor relationships.
- Analyze marketing and donor data (campaign results, conversion rates, traffic etc.) to help shape future marketing and fundraising strategies.

Development
- Develops a Major Gift Plan building on the donor base from capital campaign (scheduled to be completed by 2022) and annual donors. 
- Creates new materials, e.g. letters, email blasts, inserts, for individual donor solicitation. 
- Creates and updates sponsorship packets for corporate solicitation. 
- Maintains schedule of annual appeals and coordinates mailings. 
- Identifies new corporate sponsors and increases sponsorship revenue for CCAC. 
- Stewards relationships with sponsors throughout the year. 
- Administers benefits for all sponsors, working closely with program staff.
- Tracks interactions with sponsors and funders and maintains integrity of records, including filing key documents, keeping detailed notes, and maintaining a calendar of deadlines. 
- Researches federal, foundation, and corporate funders to identify potential new funders for CCAC. 
- Supports the Executive Director in preparing grant proposals by conducting literature reviews, creating or collecting information for appendices, and reviewing and editing proposals. 
- Writes and submits proposals and grant reports, as needed, with guidance from the Executive Director. 
- Creates Moves Management system using Constant Contact and eTapestry databases to identify and move donors to higher levels of giving and participation. 

Gift Processing and Database Management
- Process incoming gifts, recording all donor information in eTapestry.
- Prepare and distribute monthly donation reports, and reconcile Development donation records with Finance records to ensure accurate recording of all gifts. 
- Generate gift acknowledgement letters in a timely, thoughtful, and efficient manner, and maintain records of acknowledgement. 
- Update and maintain database of donors, prospects and volunteers (eTapestry) and email recipients (Constant Contact), pulling reports on various groups as needed/requested.  

Minimum Requirements 

Education 
- Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Arts Administration, Marketing, Communications or related degree required. 

Professional Experience 
- Three or more years (preferred) of related/relevant marketing, development and fundraising experience. 

Skills and Qualifications
- Discretion and good judgment when dealing with confidential and sensitive material. 
- Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and initiative when working with others. 
- Maintenance of standards of professional competence and adherence to a professional code of conduct. 
- Strong organizational skills including attention to details, deadlines and strategic initiatives.   
- Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to manage multiple priority projects with ease and efficiency.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and technical understanding of database management and reporting; experience with fundraising and communication databases, preferably eTapestry or Constant Contact.
- Attention to detail. The right candidate must be exceptionally thorough and detail-orientated with the ability to analyze data, research information, problem-solve and coordinate projects. 
- Experience with various development and communication techniques is preferred. 
- Clear understanding and commitment to Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s mission and goals. 

This position is full-time with some benefits. Occasional weekend and evening hours will be required. The list of outcomes above is not exhaustive and is subject to change. 

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter (outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position) and resume to hr@cliftonculturalarts.org. Electronic submissions (as PDF files) are required with the following file name: last name_first name_resume.pdf; no phone calls, please. 

Application deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000 annually

The Clifton Cultural Arts Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion 
(creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, 
sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to 
providing an inclusive environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, 
contractors, and vendors. 

NKU School of the Arts

Lecturer of Flute and/or Clarinet and Woodwind Area Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a Non-Tenure- Track Temporary position in applied flute and/or clarinet and Woodwind Area Coordinator within the Music Program, beginning Fall 2021. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, program and school-level service, and academic mentoring. As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The Music Program within the School of the Arts offers a BME in Music Education (Choral/Vocal and Instrumental), a BM in Performance (Instrumental, Jazz Studies, Piano Pedagogy, and Voice) a BM in Composition, and a BA in Music (Liberal Studies and Audio Production). The Music Program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the Music web site at music.nku.edu for additional information.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at music.nku.edu for additional information.

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University is a 14,000-student nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Greater Cincinnati has one of the most vibrant and multifaceted cultural scenes in the Midwest, with The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, a large community of working artists, musicians and designers and a variety of theaters. It offers an outstanding quality of life and an affordable cost of living. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

Primary Responsibilities
- Teach applied flute and/or clarinet
- Recruit and maintain a high-quality applied studio through teaching and performance activities
- Coach woodwind chamber ensemble and other collaborative chamber music experiences
- Coordinate Woodwind Area
- Teach secondary classes which may include the following: Music Theory, Aural Skills, Applied Composition, Woodwind Methods or other courses as assigned. The Music Program is open to innovative and broad skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

Qualifications
- Applicants should possess a doctorate in Music. Candidates with a Master of Music degree who have significant university- level teaching and recruiting experience and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer may be considered.
- Successful applicants will demonstrate the potential for a successful career in teaching and for distinction in professional activity and/or research.
- Successful teaching at the university level (at least two years preferred) and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer is required.
- The candidate must remain current within the music discipline and apply continued knowledge towards course instruction, provide mentorship along with fellow faculty to music students, maintain office hours to be accessible to students and staff, maintain grades and submit mid-term and final grades through myNKU by established University deadlines, and work cooperatively with all SOTA faculty.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Kimberly Lazzeri.

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal jobs.nku.edu. Required materials include
- Letter of application
- Current curriculum vitae
- A statement of your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why they are important in higher education. Please include specifics regarding your commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
- List of three references with phone numbers and email addresses.
- Link to performance video(s) and link to teaching video(s).

Minimum Education: Master’s degree with university-level teaching and recruiting experience and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.

Preferred Education: Doctorate in music, university-level teaching and recruiting experience, and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by midnight on June 27, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.


Cincinnati Ballet

Individual Giving Manager

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Department: Development
Reports To: Vice President of Philanthropy
Direct Reports: 0
Created: June 2021
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Position Summary

Cincinnati Ballet currently has an exciting opportunity in our Development Department for a self-motivated, detailed oriented and ambitious fundraising professional. The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for the leading the organization’s annual giving efforts, establishing strategy and implementing fundraising plans for sustaining and growing a portfolio of individual donors.

Working as an integral member of Cincinnati Ballet’s development team they are expected to serve as the first impression for new donors, and discovery officer for current donors to grow and retain contributed revenue. Working collaboratively with and in support of the Vice President of Philanthropy, Board members, volunteers, development team and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. the Individual Giving Manager must demonstrate a strong commitment to CB’s mission, have success in personally soliciting gifts from individuals, possess sound fundraising judgment and utilize outstanding communication and organizational skills.

Interaction
The Individual Giving Manager is a public-facing position with a degree of interactivity with donors, the Board of Trustees, and the public. The Individual Giving Manager also interacts with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Production, Dancers, Development, and Marketing.

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Exhibits a strong capacity to work collaboratively through partnership building. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly and compellingly both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
The Individual Giving Manager must be able to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines and effectively support personnel. Punctuality is essential for fulfillment of programmatic responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Work with the Vice President of Philanthropy to develop strategies for individual giving initiatives including annual fund and signature events.
- Personally, manage relationships and solicitations of donations $1 to $4,999.
- Perform personal phone calls and email correspondence regularly to prospective and current donors.
- Prepare communication materials, including background documents, gift request letters, proposals, and impact reports.
- Compose monthly annual fund requests and organize CB mail house partners to routinely deliver.
- Track all interactions with individual giving donors in Tessitura database.
- Work collaboratively with members of the development team to identify individual prospects for general operating support and targeted programmatic funding.
- Conduct prospect solicitation briefings with senior staff and key solicitors.
- Prepare research and talking points prior to donor visits.
- Debrief following visits to produce call reports and strategies for next steps.
- Coordinate online giving program, including e-mail creation distribution and web content in partnership with Cincinnati Ballet’s marketing efforts.
- Lead assigned cultivation events in partnership with fellow team members.
- Track and maintain administration of donor benefits in partnership with Development Coordinator.
- Participate in Signature Event fundraising initiatives such as: Nutcracker Luncheon, Intimate Evening and Club B.
- Serve as a representative of Cincinnati Ballet at performances and donor functions.

Key Professional Experience
- A passion for Cincinnati Ballet’s mission and programs.
- Exceptional writing skills required.
- Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
- Ability to analyze, organize, and synthesize data in ways that will enhance the planning and decision making of the development department.
- Independent and motivated manager who is capable of balancing multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with donors, Board members, and patrons.
- Discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
- An interest in continually learning more about best-practices for fundraising.
- Present a professional appearance as a forward-facing representative of CB.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Experience with Tessitura is a plus.

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Must be able to work a highly flexible schedule including weekends and some evenings depending on events and performance schedule. Hours change seasonally.
- Travel may occur occasionally within the greater Cincinnati area to attend conferences, events, or donor meetings.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
About Cincinnati Ballet
Cincinnati Ballet is a place to flourish, be creative, and be supported. We are an inclusive community, where people of all backgrounds work, learn, and create collaboratively, informed always by our organization’s mission –- to enrich, expand, and excel in the art of dance through performance, a high-caliber academy, and impactful education and community engagement in local to global communities. Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works. Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage in programs that allow every person in the region to be part of the continued evolution of dance. Both on and off the stage, Cincinnati Ballet is defined by the collective work of a community of highly skilled creative minds. 

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identification, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Cincinnati Opera

Patron Associate, Data Management

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Cincinnati Opera is seeking a Patron Associate, Data Management to join our Patron Engagement Team which includes both the development and box office functions of the company. This entry level position would support those efforts as well as ongoing data projects across the company. This position’s primary responsibilities include maintaining the integrity of the data in Tessitura, ensuring that clean and accurate data is provided to internal colleagues, and coordination of tax acknowledgements for donors.

Responsibilities
- Work with Director of Database Systems to (40%)
  - Design reports to support the development, ticketing, marketing and education functions of the company
  - Conduct research on potential new funding sources or digital products and platforms to enhance data efforts
  - Research industry trends in the areas of donor benefits, sponsorship programs and ticketing 
  - Act as a Tessitura resource and support person for development staff
  - Execute additional research and data projects as assigned
- Department Support (5%)
  - Participate and assist with all Patron Engagement activities as assigned 
  - Provide customer service via phone, email or in person for general and ticketing inquiries
  - Scanning Development and Ticketing documents for archive purposes
- Budgeting and Accounting (5%)
  - Track all Patron Engagement team expenses and reconcile with Finance
  - Reconcile all development and ticketing income with Finance
- Data Entry and Maintenance (50%)
  - Execute all aspects of data entry and acknowledgement of gifts in Tessitura to ensure timely gift entry, gift acknowledgement and distribution of pledge reminders
  - Create, implement and maintain Tessitura plans for all portfolio managers 
  - Keeping all patron accounts up to date with our data standards
  - Aggregating and inputting data from all departments for grant reporting purposes
  - Merging duplicate accounts

Requirements
Undergraduate degree preferred. Knowledge of the Tessitura database is a plus. Must be detail oriented, able to work independently as well as execute plans outlined for them, 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, exhibit professional integrity, take initiative, and value the mission/vision and strategic direction of our company. 

To Apply 
Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to https://www.cincinnatiopera.org/jobs or Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202. Open until filled. Will begin review of applications July 5.

Cincinnati Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

MYCincinnati

Percussion Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jun 11, 2021
Position, Hours & Pay 
10-15 hours per week (Mon-Thurs, 3:45 - 6:15 pm) 
This is a temporary position, September 2021 through July 2022
This job is paid at a rate of $30/hour

All percussion specialists are invited to apply. Ideal candidates will have the ability to teach all percussion instruments (marimba, snare, drum set, aux percussion etc.) 

Percussion Teaching Artist Duties 
- Lead two levels of percussion classes, percussion sectionals, small ensemble, and orchestra rehearsals
- Teach, lead, and plan class curriculum, decide class structure, create musical arrangements, and lead rehearsals 
- Teach at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels 
- Teach all percussion instruments, technique, and musical understanding 
- Cultivate a positive culture of learning, fun, and compassion
- Foster the highest level of musicianship in students
- Think creatively about addressing student needs
- Critically reflect on personal teaching practices through a lens of equity 
- Work as part of a team of passionate & diverse teaching artist
- Receive teaching feedback with an open mind 
- Communicate frequently with staff, volunteers, and parents
- Help supervise students as they arrive and depart 
- Contribute positively to the neighborhood community 
- Assist program director as needed with additional tasks 

Qualifications 
- Must have a professional understanding of, and some ability to play, all percussion instruments
- Must be flexible, patient, and have excellent communication skills 
- Able to effectively teach a variety of ages and/or levels in one group
- Have an understanding of the MYCincinnati mission
- Able to work as part of a diverse team 
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
- Able to teach large groups of students (15-20), as the only teaching artist 

Strong Positives 
- An exceptional knowledge of different teaching practices 
- An active creative, artistic, and/or performing life 
- Commitment to equity and social justice
- Self-aware and socially conscious 
- Conducting, arranging, and/or composing experience
- Fluency/some knowledge of Spanish language 

To apply please send a SINGLE PDF document to laura@pricehillwill.org that includes: 
- Cover letter 
- Resume 
- Link to a teaching video (if possible) 
- Response to the following prompt: Please describe how your approach to teaching connects with principles of equity, social justice, and/or anti-racist practices? 

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

Learning Through Art

Part-time Administrative, Event and Sales Assistant

Posted:
Jun 4, 2021
Learning Through Art, Inc. engages, educates, and empowers by building community through art. Celebrating 29 years, this creative, fast past small arts organization is expanding our team and seeks a part-time Administrative, Event and Sales Assistant who exemplifies LTA’s core competencies that include initiative, team building, leadership and innovation by demonstrating the following:
- Consistently offers original, inventive ideas for improving products and services to meet organizational goals.
- Anticipates and proactively responds to changing situations.
- Consistently receptive to new ideas and information.
- Inspires, encourages and provides support to others in response to change.
- Proactively seeks opportunities to expand knowledge of innovative solutions and ideas related to arts application.

Responsibilities
- Reporting to the Operations Manager, the part-time Administrative, Event and Sales Assistant will be a self-starter, capable of managing, organizing, strategic planning, focused and high energy.  Design and creative background highly valued.  Responsibilities pertaining to this job include: 
- Provides administrative support and assistance to all staff. Provides for daily office needs and manages general administrative activities.  Coordinates master office calendar.  Maintains appropriate filing systems, updates and renews online office apps.
- Researches, generates, organizes and distributes sales materials to new audiences. Vendor representative at conferences, meetings and expositions responsible for set-up, information distribution, greeting and client information collection.  
- Types, edits, uploads and distributes the monthly newsletter.  Updates the website and assist with social media posts/updates as assigned by contracted media company.  Maintains organized and up-to-date files and records.  Prepares any organizational reports, grant reports, survey analysis and keeps grant portal updated.  
- Assist Operations Manager with membership subscription sales, customer support and via online requests, questions and answers.
- Oversees and processes volunteer sign-up portal and works with Event Coordinator to produce volunteer assignments and schedules for LTA produced events and programs.
- Responsible for handling all front-desk duties such as training, supervising, and monitoring volunteers and interns.  Responds to questions from the public regarding agency services.  Retrieves and responds to telephone messages left in the general mailbox.
- Manages the office.  Contacts the appropriate companies regarding the repair or maintenance of office equipment and outside service providers.  Orders and maintains office supplies.  Works with Operations Manager on sourcing program and event supplies.  
- Performs other miscellaneous related functions such as planning,  program/event logistics,  travel, transportation, contacting venue representatives and  contracting talent.

Minimum Qualifications  
A baccalaureate degree in business administration or a closely related field is preferred. Minimum of three years of experience as an employee in for profit, non-profit management and/or social service delivery is required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the work. Seeking self-starter, capable of managing, organizing, strategic planning, focused with high energy. Design and creativity highly valued.  High level of communication abilities including public speaking and thinking on your feet required.   

Certification or Licensing Requirements

No specific licenses or certifications are required.

Knowledge Requirements
- Considerable knowledge of computer-based office applications such as MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint, Google suite, Constant Contact, Canva, Animoto, Flipsnack, and Squarespace or additional design apps. 
- Social media knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram.

- Basic knowledge of website management in order to change the content of a webpage.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter on or before 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021 to: 
Attn: Kathy Wade-Jenkins, CEO
Learning Through Art, Inc.
4721 Reading Road, Suite 310
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Or email to kathy@lartinc.com with “Part-time Administrative, Event and Sales Assistant” in Subject Line. 

Learning Through Art

Community Learning Center Resource Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 4, 2021
Learning Through Art, Inc. (LTA) engages, educates, and empowers by building community through art. Celebrating 29 years, this creative, fast-paced arts organization is expanding our team as the new Lead Agency at Dater Montessori.  LTA seeks a Community Learning Center Resource Coordinator who exemplifies LTA’s core competencies that include initiative, team building, leadership, and innovation by demonstrating the following:
- Consistently offers original, inventive ideas for improving products, services, and expands resources to meet organizational and school’s goals.
- Anticipates and proactively responds to changing situations.
- Consistently receptive to new ideas and information.
- Inspires, encourages, and provides support to others in response to change.
- Proactively seeks opportunities to expand knowledge of innovative solutions and ideas related to educational, artistic and community applications.

Supervisor: Operations Manager, LTA, with Principal and LSDMC advice and consent 

General Function

To support the district-wide community learning center initiative of creating schools as centers of community, the Resource Coordinator will initiate, facilitate, and maintain programs and strategies that are aligned with the school’s One Plan, as well as youth and community development goals. He/she develops, promotes, and furthers the wisest use of community resources to create optimal positive impact by enhancing community and individual assets, meeting critical human service needs, and promoting long-term community solutions. 

Skills and Qualifications

This position requires excellent networking, training, communication, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability in grassroots community outreach and organizing, leadership training, and youth development is desired. An Associate Degree (or equivalent hours) is required, however a Bachelor’s degree and related experience is preferred. Understanding and knowledge of public schools is helpful. Good organization/planning, team building, verbal and written communication skills are necessary. 

Principle Activities 
1) Participate as a key leader in the school needs assessment process to identify gaps in service for students, family and community members, in order to work with the Local School Decision Making Committee (LSDMC) to establish goals for the Community Learning Center. 
2) Integrate and align resources to Community Learning Center goals through
engaging the community in partnerships that promote long-term solutions and meet critical needs.
3) Maintain and update agreements for all partners and programs, (using CLC partnership agreements) and include outcome measurements against CLC goals. 
4) Collaborate with the LSDMC on monitoring effectiveness of partnerships in measurement or progress against CLC goals. 
5) Coordinate all community resources serving school, including tutoring, primary health, mental health, arts, recreation, afterschool, and other resources identified as partners in the CLC per the community engagement process (needs assessment) and district-wide initiatives 
6) Facilitate communication and relationship-building with community building partners, key stakeholders, and volunteers, including participation in community groups and/or committees such as Community Council.
7) Track partner and resource activity in the CLC using Learning Partner Dashboard. 
8) Prepare monthly reports for submission to school (LSDMC, Principal, ILT…), district and agency leadership regarding resource activity and progress. Maintain up to date records for all programs. 
9) Lead monthly partnership meetings to ensure ongoing synergistic, coordinated and integrated programming working seamlessly with the school staff 
10) Serve as key information contact for non-school day schedule; communicate and coordinate full slate of activities; act as key community contact person for school & their assigned school staff. 
11) Provide supervision and coordination of programming during and beyond the school day for students, families and the community during extended daily hours and year long. 
12) Attend training and professional development that will grow and enhance the resource coordinators skills.

Effect on End Results
1) Student academic achievement and positive behavior improvements. 
2) Increased efficiency of the Community Learning Centers. 
3) Improve social and economic vitality of the school’s neighborhood, and ultimately, the school district. 
4) Positive and helpful relations with all stakeholders. 

Salary and Benefits
- $42K-$45K Starting - Commensurate on experience and education
- Health and Dental Insurance Available
- Paid Holidays
- Office at Dater Montessori 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter on or before 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021 to: 
Attn: Kathy Wade-Jenkins, CEO
Learning Through Art, Inc.
4721 Reading Road, Suite 310
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Or email to kathy@lartinc.com with “Resource Coordinator” in Subject Line

Taft Museum of Art

Guest Services Associate (PT)

Posted:
Jun 4, 2021
Reports To: Guest Services Coordinator
Team: Guest Services                                          
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt
Hours: Position requires 10-12 hours per week
Wage: Starting at $10.50 /hour.
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts; Employee Assistance Program, 401K opportunities, Aflac Insurance Offered.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a part-time Guest Service Associate reporting to the Manager of Guest Services.  This position is unique and requires a positive, highly organized team player who loves working with the public. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join one of the finest small art museums in the United States.  
 
Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information and how you know them. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. Please submit your application for consideration through our website portal at www.taftmuseum.org/careers.  If you have any questions, please email us at HR@taftmuseum.org for assistance. Sending resumes and cover notes via email are not considered applications.  No phone calls, please.
 
Please note:  All employees must follow the CDC recommendation on safety regarding COVID 19 precautions outside of work, and each employee strictly follows our policies regarding keeping colleagues, guests, and visitors safe at the museum.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Guest Services & Events Coordinator, the Guest Service Associate (GSA) helps the TMA deliver its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art. This position requires an individual to assume many roles throughout the day. Excellent communication skills and exceptional guest experience focus from answering phones, stocking shelves, handling admissions, working in the Museum shop, clearing tables, facilitating sales transactions using the POS system, and helping guests with questions.
 
Essential Responsibilities
- GSA fully embraces the department's established multi-skilled working model to add value to guests' experiences creatively, where, and when, it counts. The GSA works between the Lindner Family Café, private TMA events, meetings, the shop, admissions, and facility rental events.
- Responsible for always creating a GREAT first Impression with Museum guests! Cheerful and welcoming.
- Always highly professional in dealing with guests, members, trustees, donors, and vendors, on the phone and in person. 
- Welcomes guests at the Admissions Desk, providing directions on where to go and answers questions.
- Handles incoming calls for a 30-line phone system, including routing calls and taking incoming questions and messages. 
- Accurately communicates information about current and future programs and events to each guest.
- Recommends and completes sales transactions with guests. Provides suggestions on items in the shop, supports café food, and shares possible membership levels. 
- Effectively communicates pertinent Museum policies and guidelines to guests.
- Ensures the displays and service areas are maintained, stocked, and kept orderly by cleaning, straightening, re-stocking, and merchandising. 
- Flexes to Café when it's busy, to include serving guests, clearing tables, and hosting.
- Flow to the work where they are needed.
- Other duties may be assigned or assumed.

Museum Shared Responsibilities
- Must embrace the Museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through your words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff, volunteers, visitors, and the public.
- Follow all safety protocols as outlined in the HR Guide or on the Paycor site.
- Be ready to learn and to teach every day.
- Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our ability to achieve success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member's expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective.
- Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Always try to give the best, strive to achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job; always represent the Taft Museum in a positive and professional light.
- Be impeccable with your word; trustworthy and ethical in all dealings inside and outside the Museum.
- Works with a diverse group of people, flexing communication styles based on cultural differences and thinking styles.
- Focuses on delivering the Museum Mission, Wildly Important Goal (WIG), and Department WIG. Each employee has a WIG that they are working on weekly to achieve.
- Must adhere to all current Museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Proactively keep Paycor personal information up to date and login to ensure hours and paycheck is correct.
- Creates a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

Required Skills and Capabilities
- Personable and possesses excellent communication skills, both in-person and on the phone.
- Welcoming and able to have pleasant conversations with all guests.
- Computer savvy and able to learn and operate the POS system for sales transactions.
- Very organized and able to handle multiple priorities.
- Always on time and reliable.
- Highly motivated, professional, creative, articulate, and goal-oriented, and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Capable of lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs.; reaching stock shelves at least 5 feet in height; pushing or pulling more than 30 pounds.; standing for 3 hours at a time.
- Ability to use a stepladder to reach merchandise for customers
- Collaborates and works well with others at all times.
- Reliable transportation.
- Authorized to work in the US/

Required Education and Experience
- Two or more years of retail, food service, or customer/guest service job experience. 
- 18 years or older.
 
The Taft Museum of Art's success is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. We:
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.
- Believe multiple perspectives and a healthy respect for differing views strengthen our Museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people who lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and making it relevant and unique to each guest. 
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.

Diversity, Inclusion, Access and Inclusion Statement (DEAI): 

Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all Museum areas, TMA will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience and being accessible to all.

To apply, visit https://taftmuseum.org/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a78839e77ac64740177cb3d0d4373ad&gns=Artswave

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Director of Event Sales and Operations

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Director of Event Sales and Operations 
$45,000-$50,000
 
Reports to:   Senior Director of Event Services and Retail Operations
Department:   Events
FLSA Status:  FT, Exempt
 
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the American with Disabilities Act.
 
Position Overview
The Director of Event Sales and Operations is responsible for selling events and programs on behalf of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.  The Director will be responsible for driving sales primarily through third party client events, while also offering assistance on internal events and upselling Museum Programs.  The Director delivers consistent brand-quality service and hospitality to our guests.  This role will direct bookings while coordinating and overseeing event operations including catering, bar service, equipment, run of show, set up and tear down and all related client services during the event.  The director is also responsible for following policies and procedures to provide a safe, friendly, and optimally functional environment. Additionally, the director will assist with event administrative functions including event calendars, communications and correspondence, invoicing and payment, as well as inventory. The director will establish and maintain departmental goals, policies, procedures, and strategies. It will also be the responsibility of the Director to maintaining all reporting necessary to monitor progress and create action plans to meet goals and compliance. 

 

Responsibilities/Duties

Operations 
- Source new business opportunities to grow revenue and reputation
- Work with clients to tailor offerings for each client’s needs and interests
- Oversee event logistics including load in, set up, tear down and load out including caterer, a/v, public safety and related needs for run of show
- Maintain the liquor license and alcohol inventory consistent with the needs of bookings on behalf of the institution
- Identify and secure internal, caterer and vendor logistics, and oversee event day execution
- Lead client, caterer, and vendor site visits to identify event needs and run of show
- Liaise between client, internal departments and vendors and offer best vendor for client needs from preferred vendor list
- Lead institutional operations meetings to plan operational needs for upcoming events and to ensure alignment of events with educational programs, community engagement, development, and similar initiatives
- Coordinate master events calendar for maximum efficiency of deploying resources
- Represent NURFCs best interest in meetings including, but not limited to, the JOT meeting managed by SPPlus
- Lead by example in creating a safe (meeting all fire codes), clean, stocked, organized, efficient and presentable event space, supply rooms and office areas
- Solicit feedback from clients, internal departments, caterer, and vendors to identify client satisfaction and areas for operations improvement

Client Management 
- Outreach to ensure that NURFC maintains and expands their position in the industry as a leader in Event Offerings
- Create room reservations, sales items and related client account information in POS and event management databases
- Design and implement a sales strategy to drive sustainable, long-term revenue growth
- Answer incoming sales inquiries, including phone calls and online requests and effectively communicate product offerings, pricing and institutional history, events, and programs to help drive sales
- Take payment for client invoices and assist with payments for caterer and vendor invoices
- Maintain integrity of reservations database including calendars, invoices, and client records
- Provide sales and client reports to leadership and marketing teams
- Design and execute sales plans targeting repeat clients specifically to communicate improvements of and interest in our product offerings
- Other duties as requested or assigned
 
Education and Experience
- High School diploma required; college degree preferred in areas of sales, events, client management, hospitality, tourism, catering/bartending, food management.
- Previous experience of at least 5 years in large venue/attractions (museums, theme parks, zoos, cultural or academic institution, resorts, convention centers, etc.); or a combination of education and experience.
- Strong knowledge of and experience with program and event logistics including catering, bar management, audio-visual, décor and other event needs.
- Experience with client management software, Point of Sale systems and e-commerce.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated skill for closing sales
- Ability to maintain composure, practice sound judgment, problem solve, critically think, promote a spirit of cooperation and diplomacy, and communicate effectively and professionally in high pressure, fast-paced, emergency, or unusual situations.
- Must demonstrate excellent guest service and hospitality skills including conflict-resolution and service recovery
- Ability to work with diverse workforce and clientele
- Ability to type, complete complex data entry processes and math transactions with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use computers/calculators to complete sales.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills with strong attention to detail.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to produce, understand, interpret, and apply complex data, especially in relation to delivering a credible experience to clients.
- Strong self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member, especially to maintain client, caterer, and vendor relationships.
- Excellent time management skills including the ability to initiate, prioritize, manage, and complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, and frequent interruptions.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

Additional Information
Position is 40 hour/week, salary, with benefits. Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, with many hours during evenings and weekends, and some holidays. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation. Must be able to lift, carry and pull up to 35 pounds. Frequent standing, walking, stooping, crouching. 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Exhibits Fabrication Manager

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Responsibilities
The Exhibits Fabrication Manager oversees fabrication and production of exhibits, while being hands on in the shop producing exhibit components for current projects as part of the daily exhibit workshop operations for Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC).
 
The main focus of this position collaborates with Exhibit Designers to determine technical design and prototyping strategy during various points in Design Phase and Production Handoff, and s/he collaborates with Exhibits Project Managers, , Exhibit content developers, Production Managers, and Designers to develop and manage schedules, personnel, and budgets for large-scale exhibits projects (e.g., full galleries, large traveling exhibits), and for individualized fabrication projects (e.g., for external clients or individual components). S/he also executes smooth handoff to installation teams to ensure on time, high- quality exhibits for CMC.
 
Throughout each cycle of project development, the Exhibits Fabrication Manager communicates about project progress, and adjusts workflows as needed to ensure completion of fabricated components on time, on budget, and in alignment with Cincinnati Museum Center’s mission and its brand and quality standards.
 
Project Production and Management – 40% of total duties
- Lead carpenter and fabricator building components for in house and out of house projects.
- Work with Project Managers and Designers to establish fabrication scopes of work, enumerating roles, staffing plans, estimates, and required resources in consultation with Production Managers, vendors, and the Director of Exhibits.
- Develop, schedule, monitor, and adjust staff assignments, resource allocations, project timelines, sequencing, and deadlines, communicating progress to Project Managers.
- Coordinate with Project Managers to develop, monitor, and evaluate project budgets vs. expenditures.
- Work with Designers, Project Managers, and Production Managers to spec and order materials for traveling, temporary, and permanent exhibits.
- Work with project teams to develop and distribute RFQs and/or RFPs to prospective external fabricators.
- Oversee and enforce vendor and contractor compliance on established terms for contracted labor projects.

Shop Management – 30% of duties
- Maintain through the implementation of a checklist the day-to-day materials and supplies inventory.
- Order supplies: glue, spare blades, belts, day to day materials.
- Track shop and gallery installation tool kits and the items within them.
- Perform a daily clean-up process and prepare the workshop for the tasks of the next day.

Standards Management and Quality Control – 25% of duties
- Establish and summarize safety standards for Cincinnati Museum Center design and fabrication projects..
- Implement a scheduled maintenance program for shop tools, equipment, and machines including: band saws, tables saws, chop saws, compressors, spray booth, welding equipment, drill presses
- Reinforce Cincinnati Museum Center exhibit production quality and safety standards via staff testing, performance reviews, and production checks, with input from the Director of Exhibits and other internal staff as required.
- Evaluate exhibit-related contracts and agreements with vendors and contractors based on internal production quality standards.

Staff Management – 5%
- Communicate job expectations, and plans, monitors, and appraises job results.
- Track and support staff performance and progress by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
- Provide direction to exhibit fabricators for best use of tools, techniques and materials as the specific project requires.
- Manage scheduling and timecard approval/maintenance for internal production staff
- Lead installation projects within the exhibit galleries for internal projects.
- Help to determine ongoing temp staffing for the department, advising on new temporary staff needs and permanent staff training needs.
- Project flow is likely to expand over time.  Staff Management as a role for this position will increase as workloads adapt for new in-house and out of house projects. 

Qualifications
- 5 years minimum experience in carpentry, woodworking and using all typical wood working shop tools. (critical).
- 5 years minimum work experience in one or a combination of the following: industrial design and fabrication, set design and fabrication, interior design and fabrication, museum studies, fine art (critical). 
- Deep knowledge of foundational fabrication practices (carpentry, metalworking, CNC routing, 3D printing, finishing), and strong base of knowledge to articulate and reinforce best practices among work teams (critical).
- Knowledge of electrical codes, building codes, and ADA accessibility requirements (critical).
- Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook, as well as Adobe Suite applications (critical). Experience using Microsoft Project or project management application equivalent (preferred).
- Ability to read and work from building plans, scaled designs, and construction drawings (critical; design experience in theater, museum, or film settings is a plus).
- Ability to lead, take initiative, work autonomously (critical). 
- Superb organization, professionalism, and project organizing confidence (critical).
- Deadline driven, with ability to manage time and organize tasks efficiently in order to hit short and long lead deadlines (critical). 
- Commitment to superior worksmanship and a safe, orderly work environment (critical).
- Passion for working in a fast-paced, team centered nonprofit environment.
- Strong communication skills and thorough attention to detail (critical).
- Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds (critical).
- Valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation (critical).
- Forklift driving experience.  CMC will provide training for fork lift operator certification.
 
Other preferred skills include
- Audio/visual production skills (e.g., digital audio and video machines, digital projectors)
- Computer skills including Sketchup, Vectorworks (CAD a plus)

Working Conditions
Position is full time, operating primarily in a workshop and museum environment. Candidate must be able to problem solve, strategize, and adapt quickly, safely, and responsively with fullest commitment to creating superb final work that conveys the reliability of CMC's permanent exhibits

Additional Information

- The ideal candidate works flexibly and harmoniously with a diverse range of team makeups, and possesses the ability to manage projects and staff to clearly enforced quality and safety standards.

To Apply

Cincinnati Museum Center

Facility Maintenance Technician

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Department: Engineering 
Reports to: Chief Engineer
 Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled 
Apply: Jobs - Cincinnati Museum Center (cincymuseum.org)
 
Work Location
Cincinnati Museum Center 
1301 Western Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
 
Work Hours 
Full Time 
 
Salary
$22.00 Per Hour
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
 
Requirements ( Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification)
- Minimum three years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of commercial air-conditioning, boilers, pneumatics and control systems equipment.
- Must be able to repair sinks, toilets and lighting
- Must have knowledge of BAS (Building Automation Systems).
- Must be physically able to do manual labor
- Must be able to work all shifts weekends, holidays and snow days in order to keep the building operating.
- valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- Trade school in HVAC, electrical, mechanical, or welding preferred
- CFC universal certification desired 

Essential Duties
- Oversee and run projects.
- Implement aggressive M.E.P. preventative maintenance program.
- Operate and repair of 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. 
- Self- starter, quick study and able to work unsupervised. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of boilers. 
- Knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, soldering pipe, welding, irrigation and fire alarm systems.
- Ability to follow building blueprints, and mechanical drawings. 
- Working knowledge of Energy Management systems and equipment. 

Working Conditions
- Must be able to too work at heights up to 40 feet.
- Must be able to lift 50 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 how and cold temperatures as well as wet or dry.  

Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law 

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Exhibitions Content Developer

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
The Exhibitions Content Developer will create compelling, audience-focused exhibit narratives that balance collections and research with interactives and media that will bring content to life. This person will act as an advocate for the visitor, shaping exhibition stories and leading the creation and implementation of visitor experience goals. Additionally, the Exhibition Manager will oversee the installation of traveling and temporary exhibits and work with the Museum Experiences department to create original, NURFC curated exhibits.  $44,000- $55,000  To Apply: Jobs - Cincinnati Museum Center (cincymuseum.org)
 
Content Development and Production (60%)
- Develop project content outlines and conceptual frameworks that include learning goals and key messages. Translate content outlines to experiences, including lists of desired objects and images and opportunities for media, interactive, scenic, and other visitor experiences.
- Work with the Curator to conduct background research to develop a working expertise of exhibit subject matter and share knowledge with the team.
- Facilitate content development sessions with diverse teams of curators and researchers, exhibit designers and producers, educators, focus groups, internal leadership, and external community partners.
- Write, edit, review, and revise narrative, educational, and programmatic content for exhibits, including text for labels, media scripts, and interactive guides. Maintain National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s desired brand voice.
- Identify and recommend diverse (particularly nonverbal/nonvisual) storytelling design opportunities within exhibits, particularly components that address needs for diverse learning and accessibility.
 
Exhibits Management (30%)
- Manage day-to-day operations of exhibit spaces, including maintaining traveling exhibit schedules and permanent exhibit condition reports.
- Responsible for all loans associated with traveling exhibition. Assists the Museum Experiences team in documentation, logistics, shipping, receiving, packing, and installation of temporary traveling exhibits.
- Identify and recommend diverse temporary, traveling exhibits that aligned with the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
- Maintain requests and inquires for traveling exhibitions, including by individual artists, media and national partners. 
 
Evaluation (10%)
- Utilize front-end and formative evaluation techniques to assess audience experience and expectations for exhibit content and experiences.
- Conduct focus groups with audiences and community partners around exhibit content.
- Assess success of completed exhibits; implement remedial evaluation and/or revisions when necessary.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Manager of Events Services

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Reports to:   Director of Event Services and Retail Operations
Department:   Events
FLSA Status:  FT, Exempt   $34,000-$36,000
 
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the American with Disabilities Act.
 
Position Overview
The Manager of Event Services is responsible for booking events at the Union Terminal and coordinates catering operations for events – weddings, banquets, meetings, celebrations, etc. - held at Cincinnati Museum Center. The Manager delivers consistent brand-quality service and hospitality to our guests.  The Manager’s primary responsibility is to facilitate room bookings while coordinating and overseeing event operations including catering, bar service, equipment, run of show, set up and tear down and all related client services during the event.  The manager is also responsible for following policies and procedures to provide a safe, friendly and optimally functional environment. Additionally, the Manager will assist with event administrative functions including event calendars, communications and correspondence, invoicing and payment, and inventory. The Manager will assist in departmental goals, policies, procedures and strategies and in maintaining all reporting necessary to monitor progress and create action plans to meet goals and compliance. 
 
Responsibilities/Duties
 
Event Operations
- Oversee event logistics including load in, set up, tear down and load out including caterer, a/v, public safety and related needs for run of show
- Identify and secure internal, caterer and vendor logistics, and oversee event day execution
- Lead client, caterer and vendor site visits to identify event needs and run of show
- Liaise between client, internal departments and vendors and offer best vendor for client needs from preferred vendor list
- Lead institutional operations meetings to plan operations needs for upcoming events and to learn about potential alignment of events with educational programs, community engagement and similar initiatives
- Coordinate master events calendar for maximum efficiency of deploying resources
- Lead by example in creating a safe (meeting all fire codes), clean, stocked, organized, efficient and presentable event space, supply rooms and office areas
- Assist in soliciting feedback from clients, internal departments, caterer and vendors to identify client satisfaction and areas for operations improvement

Client Management 
- Create room reservations, sales items and related client account information in POS and event management databases
- Answer incoming sales inquiries, including phone calls and online requests and effectively communicate product offerings, pricing and institutional history, events and programs to help drive sales
- Take payment for client invoices and assist with payments for caterer and vendor invoices
- Assist in maintaining integrity of reservations database including calendars, invoices and client records
- Assist in providing sales and client reports to leadership and marketing teams
- Assist with execution of sales plans targeting repeat clients especially to communicate improvements of and interest in our product offerings
- Other duties as requested or assigned
 
Education and Experience
- High School diploma required; college degree preferred in areas of event sales, client management, hospitality, tourism, catering/bartending, food management.
- Previous experience of at least 5 years in large venue/attractions (museums, theme parks, zoos, cultural or academic institution, resorts, convention centers, etc.); or a combination of education and experience.
- Strong knowledge of and experience with event logistics including catering, bar management, audio-visual, décor and other event needs.
- Experience with client management software, Point of Sale systems and e-commerce.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to maintain composure, practice sound judgment, problem solve, critically think, promote a spirit of cooperation and diplomacy and communicate effectively and professionally in high pressure, fast-paced, emergency or unusual situations.
- Must demonstrate excellent guest service and hospitality skills including conflict-resolution, service recovery,
- Ability to work with diverse workforce and clientele
- Ability to type, complete complex data entry processes and math transactions with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use computers/calculators to complete sales.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills with strong attention to detail.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to produce, understand, interpret and apply complex data, especially in relation to delivering a credible experience to clients.
- Strong self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member, especially to maintain client and caterer and vendor relationships.
- Excellent time management skills including ability to initiate, prioritize, manage and complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands and frequent interruptions.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

Additional Information
Position is 40 hour/week, salary, with benefits. Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, with many hours during evenings and weekends; and some holidays. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation. Must be able to lift, carry and pull up to 35 pounds. Frequent standing, walking, stooping, crouching. 
  
-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Director of Production

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Title:  Director of Production

Salary: $80,000+ commensurate with experience

Position Overview
A member of senior leadership staff, the Director of Production is responsible for all aspects of production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Playhouse is in the process of building its new $50 million Mainstage Theatre Complex. This is a unique opportunity in the American Theatre to help open and operationalize a new space from the ground up.

This is a full-time, salaried exempt position, reporting to the Producing Artistic Director. The position also supervises an Associate Production Manager, as well as all production department heads, including a Technical Director, Head of Props, Costume Shop Manager, Scenic Charge and Lighting Supervisor.  

Position Responsibilities

Production Management
- Oversee all production department operations in support of Playhouse’s artistic vision.
- Manage full-time production staff, as well as seasonal and over hire employees.
- Participate in recruiting, hiring and supervision of production employees.
- In collaboration with the Managing Director and production department heads, create the overall annual budget for the production department.
- Create and track all show-related budgets and maintain effective methods of financial reconciliation.
- Track departmental work throughout the production process, ensuring that work is completed on time and within budget.
- Allocate production management duties between Director of Production and Associate Production Manager to ensure complete coverage of all mainstage and educational touring productions.
- Oversee Playhouse’s production facilities (at both our Mt. Adams and Gilbert Avenue spaces) and equipment inventory and needs (purchases, maintenance, rentals).
- Maintain and approve direct report timesheets, time-off requests and other personnel records.

Creative Team Management
- Assist Producing Artistic Director with the selection of designers and other visiting artists.
- Negotiate and coordinate with directors and designers of individual plays their production needs within established budget parameters.
- Facilitate timely communication among directors, designers and production department heads as designs are produced while assessing resources, staffing, and scheduling constraints.
- Creatively engage and partner with design teams in order to meet budget goals while maintaining design integrity and production quality.

Administration
- Collaborate with Senior Staff to help create a comprehensive operational plan for Playhouse’s new mainstage theatre facility.
- Collaborate with Capital Project Manager to identify and implement facility improvements.
- Assist the Producing Artistic Director and the Managing Director in strategic projects and analysis.
- Foster and support safety management efforts and collaborate with the Safety Committee.
- Serve on Staff and Board/Staff committees as assigned.

Leadership and Supervision
- Lead, manage and supervise Associate Production Manager and all Production Department Heads. 
- Ensure high quality production work by setting and maintaining standards.
- With the Managing Director, participate in negotiations with local IATSE and assure that Playhouse is in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement.
- Attend and/or run department and production meetings to communicate pertinent information to staff and creative teams.
- Coach and develop production staff members by monitoring employee productivity and providing constructive feedback.
- With HR, help to facilitate conflict resolution among employees.
- Complete annual performance reviews of all direct reports.
- Establish positive relationships with board members and donors.
- Foster a work environment that demonstrates cultural competency and incorporates Playhouse values of Diversity Equity, Inclusion and Access.

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements
- Proven experience in a similar production leadership role at a regional theatre, arts center, or equivalent large organization and facility.
- Exceptional management skills to supervise a large staff and direct reports.
- Knowledge of AEA, USA, SDC, and IATSE collective bargaining agreements.
- Excellent time management skills, including managing a high volume of work and attending to numerous projects concurrently.
- Creative problem solving ability to keep production designs within budget and schedule.
- Strong commitment to health and safety standards; familiarity to COVID-19 protocols.
- Strong commitment to DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access).
- Experience, ability, and commitment to working with individuals and teams that are mixed across lines of difference such as race, gender-identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.
- Must be willing and able to work flexible hours/days, including evenings and weekends, reflective of the dynamic schedule of the theater.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Position is located in a climate-controlled office and currently includes home-based remote work.
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets).
- Position can be sedentary, and the employee may sit for long periods of time working at a computer screen, though this varies from week to week.
- Position requires local travel to other worksites.
- Light lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of supplies, files, etc.: generally up to 25 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
- Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching.
- Ability to speak clearly to and hear/listen to employees/clients via phone or in person.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state, local and Federal guidelines. 

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

To Apply 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Blake Robison, Producing Artistic Director, at blake.robison@cincyplay.com, and cc Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Director of HR, Equity and Inclusion

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Title:  Director of HR, Equity and Inclusion

Salary: $75,000+ commensurate with experience

Position Overview
A member of Senior Staff, the Director of HR, Equity & Inclusion is responsible for ensuring all HR functions are robust and seamlessly integrated across the organization in a manner that supports the Playhouse’s DEIA goals, work culture and organizational objectives.  This position requires experience and expertise within a wide spectrum of technical and functional HR management.

The successful candidate also possesses enviable cultural proficiency skills and has demonstrated experience working with core principals of equity and inclusion, as well as grounding these principles into the strategic and everyday work.  As a member of Playhouse senior leadership staff, they have an exceptional and open communication style and the ability to lead by influence across various leadership personalities and working styles.

This is a full-time, salaried exempt position supervising a Payroll and Benefits Specialist and reporting to the Managing Director.

Position Responsibilities
- Add value by cultivating collaborative relationships with all levels of Playhouse personnel that foster a work culture reflective of Playhouse mission and values, and an environment with high standards of excellence, inclusion and belonging.
- Provide thought leadership across the organization in the area of DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility).  Partner with various stakeholders to assist in the development of long-term strategies and initiatives for the Playhouse’s DEIA plan; ensure all people policies strive for equitable outcomes and are inclusive of the input of diverse populations.  Model and maintain a safe and welcoming work environment by assuring fairness for BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and other historically underrepresented groups.
- In concert with appropriate hiring managers, lead, develop and implement recruiting and staffing strategies and processes to attract, retain, and engage an effective, committed and diverse workforce in the areas of exempt and non-exempt staff (union and non-union).  As appropriate, oversee and participate in the hiring process.
- Manage Workers’ Compensation and Safety Program, monitoring employee injuries and incidents, interfacing with appropriate TPAs and acting as liaison between injured employee and the organization.
- In partnership with the Playhouse’s Associate Producer, ensure organizational COVID-19 and pandemic response compliance, including the monitoring and management of the staff health self-check process, testing for staff and guest artists, and recordkeeping. 
- Counsel employees and managers on a broad range of HR subjects, providing coaching and support on employee relations and policies/procedures to proactively address and resolve personnel and disciplinary issues.
- Conduct investigations as needed, in accordance with legal counsel (as appropriate), and in alignment with Playhouse values, culture and through a lens of ethics and fairness.  
- Regularly review and make recommendations on policy and procedural updates to stay current with the evolving workforce, post pandemic work arrangements, DEIA goals, and Playhouse mission and strategic vision.
- Maintain a solid knowledge base of labor law updates to ensure compliance with all current Federal and state employment laws and regulations, including but not limited to IRS guidelines, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, EEOC, FFCRA, FCRA, OSHA, CDC and the Ohio Department of Health.
- Maintain a solid knowledge of DEIA, anti-racism and equity issues, legislation and best practices, and share them with staff and Board as necessary.
- Ensure orientation and onboarding/offboarding processes are robust, evolved, inclusive and designed to emphasize the critical importance of welcoming and integrating new staff and guest artists into Playhouse culture.
- Oversee and coordinate performance management and annual review process; ensure coaching in the areas of providing ongoing feedback and assist managers with conducting formal reviews.  
- Work with leadership to identify and address staff training and development needs; provide resources and opportunities for staff to build skills to model and sustain ethical and equitable leadership, and to promote a culture of continuous learning, creativity and collaboration.
- Supervise and develop a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to ensure payroll accuracy, benefits administration, and compliance of Playhouse retirement plans. 
- Participate in the ArtsWave Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA).
- Act as liaison to Board’s Human Resources and Diversity Committees.
- Other duties as assigned.

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study from an accredited institution, or equivalent experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position’s requirements
- Minimum 3 years robust generalist HR experience with strong management-level leadership skills 
- A genuine commitment for creating an inclusive, ethical and equitable work environment, and adept at relating to diverse professional, cultural, community and social perspectives
- Experience working with organizational diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) efforts including engaging in difficult conversations with individuals and groups to achieve organizational cultural change 
- Great listening skills and talent for neutralizing and managing stressful personnel issues with professionalism and equanimity
- Demonstrated ability to identify/resolve complex people issues with compassion and through a lens of equity and inclusivity
- PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred
- COVID-19 Compliance Officer training and/or equivalent project management experience a plus
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey information effectively and simply based on others’ natural and adapted working styles
- Well-developed interpersonal and inclusive problem-solving skills and the ability to develop strong partnerships with diverse constituents
- Collaborative and collegial and genuinely values working with others
- Experience with unions and interpreting collective bargaining agreements a plus
- Self-directed project management skills.  Organized.  Demonstrated skill for juggling and prioritizing competing demands with great attention to detail
- Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications; experience with payroll (Paycor a plus)
- Capable of exercising good judgement to discern and maintain confidentiality of information.
- Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations in order to keep abreast of the latest trends in HR and employment law.
- Demonstrated passion for the arts (theatre, a plus)

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Position is located in a climate-controlled office and currently includes home-based remote work
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets)
- Position can be sedentary, and the employee may sit for long periods of time working at a computer screen, though this varies from week to week
- Position may require local travel to other worksites
- Light lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of supplies, files, etc.: generally up to 10 lbs. and occasionally up to 25 lbs.
- Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching
- Ability to speak clearly to and hear/listen to employees/clients via phone or in person

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state, local and Federal guidelines. 

Under normal circumstances, this position would be expected to work on-site at the Playhouse or off-site at school locations.  However, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this position is currently expected to be performed remotely during the coming months. We will evaluate this periodically for consistency with our internal health and safety guidelines.

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Blake Robison, Producing Artistic Director, at blake.robison@cincyplay.com, and cc Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified.

Cincinnati Boychoir

Program Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 3, 2021
Reports to: Artistic Director and Executive Director
Status: Part-time hourly, non-exempt, averaging 20 hours/week
Schedule: Primarily weekday evenings, with flexible weekday hours and some weekends. This position will be expected to travel up to 1-2 weeks per year.
Type of Position: Administrative
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline: July 1, 2021
Expected Start Date: Early-mid August, 2021

The Organization
Founded in 1965, the Cincinnati Boychoir serves male-identifying youth in grades 3-12 by offering a welcoming and safe space to express themselves and develop artistic and life skills through singing. We do this through weekly rehearsals, annual retreats and tours, and up to 20 performances each season. 

Mission, Vision and Values
The mission of the Cincinnati Boychoir is to enhance and deepen every boy’s creative expression, community engagement, and cultural appreciation through the vocal arts. Our vision is to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for boys to develop their individual potential and become outstanding artists and leaders. We value artistry, personal growth, community engagement and cultural appreciation. 

Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access (DEIA)
We care about the holistic development of boys and young men in an environment that is welcoming, safe, and allows growth through artistic expression. When everyone has a voice at the table, we learn from each other, we develop empathy and understanding, we learn to support one another, and we become stronger as an organization and a community. Therefore, you should see us seeking, valuing, and growing from different perspectives as we recruit, welcome, program, perform and engage in our community.

For more information about the Cincinnati Boychoir, visit www.cincinnatiboychoir.org

Primary Responsibilities

Parent/Family Communication
- Serves as the primary conduit for communication for families on matters related to registration, enrollment, scheduling, performances, events, tours, fundraisers, and other matters as needed. 
- Onsite resource at all rehearsals, concerts, tours, and other events, serving boys, families and artistic staff. 

Logistics
- Manages all registration, enrollment, and uniforms.
- Maintains singer and family records.
- Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers, including choir parents and tour chaperones.
- Assists with scheduling rehearsals, performances and special events, and manages the production calendar. 
- Manages onsite and backstage logistics for all rehearsals, performances and special events
- Assists with the planning and budgeting of non-artistic tour details, including transportation, meals, accomodations, and activities. Serves as Tour Coordinator, under the supervision of Artistic Director, on all tours.
- General office duties (i.e. answering phones, ordering supplies, managing inventory)

Desired Skills and Characteristics
- Cultural competency to work with racially and ethnically diverse families
- Supportive of the mission of the Boychoir, ideally through personal or professional experience that demonstrates an appreciation of the arts and youth development
- A minimum of 2 years experience leading or managing teams or volunteers
- Strong attention to detail, and ability to juggle multiple tasks
- Excellent time management, organization and prioritization skills
- Experience working with children in a supervisory capacity 
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and diplomacy skills
- Working knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft 365, social media platforms, and general aptitude for technology. Experience with Salesforce or other CRM platform is ideal, but not required
- Must be flexible to quickly adapt and address needs in high pressure situations
- Must be available and willing to work  evenings and weekends. Experience with choral or other music organizations is desirable, but not essent