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

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Work in the Arts

Cincinnati Art Museum

Accountant

Posted:
Oct 26, 2021
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Accountant in the museum’s finance department. The Accountant is responsible for providing complete, accurate, and timely financial transactions and reporting. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week. 

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Offer, duties include but are not limited to:
- Processing of Purchase Orders on daily basis
- Processing of check run weekly
- Insuring Accounts Payable system balances to General Ledger
- Reconcile and record PCard transactions in accounting system 
- Responsible for year-end functions associated with Accounts Payable system including issuing 1099’s at year-end
- Enter monthly invoices for multiple departments and make/record payment for Office Depot, gas credit cards, water bills, etc. 
- Oversee that the appropriate department pays invoices and statements in a timely manner
- Prepare admission transfer, development daily transactions, and online sales journal entry (monthly)
- Move art purchase shipping charges to appropriate art purchase account  
- Reconciliation of the Blackbaud credit card bank statements (monthly)
- Prepare volunteer group reports and transfer of income (monthly)
- Track campaign income and expenses (monthly)
- Process art purchases for payment and record journal entry
- Record in-house café charges (monthly)
- Complete sales tax return (monthly)
- Reconcile with Development and Membership (monthly)
- Reconcile prepaid postage (monthly)
- Reconcile liquor inventory with usage sheets and inventory
- Record gift shop coffee transfer from café 
- Payroll data entry into payroll system
- Other duties as requested

Requirements 
- A four (4) year college degree and three (3) years experience and/or training in the field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Non-profit experience a plus. 
- Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and provide excellent service. 
- A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve objectives. 
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant computer programs. 

To Apply

Visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=395635&lang=en_US&source=CC4

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.

InsideOut Studio

Art Studio Manager

Posted:
Oct 26, 2021
Work Location: 140 High Street, Hamilton OH 45011
Division/Department: InsideOut Studio
Salary: Beginning at $17/hr - $33,150/yr (negotiable based on experience)
Reports to: CEO, Inspiration Studios    

Program
InsideOut Studio was conceived in 2006 by a team of Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities staff. After consulting several professional artists, similar studios and writing grants to both the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, studio staff were hired and InsideOut Studio began.

Since the beginning our studio has grown rapidly, including opening our retail store and moving the studio into the adjacent space. We are now a part of a bustling business district. We continue to exhibit in galleries throughout the area including The Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Middletown Arts Center, Oxford Community Arts Center, Fairfield Community Arts Center, The Pendleton, Art Beyond Boundaries, Town and Country Fine Arts Center, and Venue 222. We have partnered with area business to exhibit our artwork, some of these are, Fort Hamilton Hospital, Butler County Educational Service Center, Straight Shot Coffee, Kona Bistro, and Mercy Health Partners. We participate in area art shows, Operation Pumpkin, Pyramid Hills Fine Arts Show, Lakota East Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Barker Ornaments, Hueston Woods Fine Arts Show, and Fairfield Art in the Park.

InsideOut Studio continues to expand and we have a growing array of original, one of a kind, beautiful artwork. We realize there are many new and exciting opportunities for our artists both locally and nationally that will mutually benefit partnering organizations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Art Studio Manager is responsible for the art direction and overall management of the InsideOut Studio program as well as educating individuals with disabilities on how to use a variety of art materials. They are also responsible for guiding staff on how to work with individuals and support the studio with their knowledge and leadership. The Art Studio Manager will work with clients on commission work and make sure pieces are completed in a timely manner
- Teach and be responsive to the artistic needs of individuals with developmental disabilities
- Strive for a high quality of craftsmanship
- Maintain a clean and positive studio environment
- Assist and guide staff in artistic decision making
- Give feedback to staff on quality of work
- Recommend art projects and media that lend themselves to adults with developmental disabiltiies and their interests
- Oversee a weekly webcast on social media
- Design and oversee large scale installations a few times per year
- Stay familiar with the information in each client’s Individualized Service Plan
- Work with studio staff to fulfill program requirements of the clients

Education and/or Work Experience 
- This position requires the knowledge of many different types of art materials. It also requires the confidence to lead staff and oversee a classroom-like environment. This position will also require the patience to work with adults with developmental disabilities.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with individuals with developmental disabilities
- Knowledge of various art techniques and media
- Previous teaching experience is recommended, but not required
- Bachelors degree in Art Education, Fine Art or Social Work preferred
- High School Diploma required

Employment Requirements
- Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving abstract; must be able to get to meeting sites throughout the county and state.  
- Must pass a chemical dependency test 
- Acceptable criminal background check 
- Proof of COVID vaccination
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Skills and Competencies
- Knowledge in: 
  - A variety of fields of artwork, including but not limited to ceramics, fused glass, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawing, mosaics, etc. Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or classes
- Ability to: 
  - Recognize unusual or threatening conditions and respond accordingly; work alone or as part of a team; maintain information in a confidential manner; deal with multiple priorities; maintain records and reports in a timely and accurate manner; convey general trust and confidence; maintain positive working relationships with others; organize time and prioritize multiple projects efficiently and effectively; read and carry out complex instructions; particularly as they impact 
on programming, specifically related to InsideOut Studio.

Personal Contacts
- Extensive contact with staff at all levels and from all departments, Board members, families, individuals and organizations in the community.  Maintain a positive working relationship with partners in the community.

Demonstrated skill in 
- Communicating clearly in both written and verbal form; use of PC computer, including but not limited to, word processing, email and art technology. 

Knowledge and ongoing training in 
- Confidentiality & Individual Rights, HIPAA, Incident Reporting, Incidents Adversely Affecting Health & Safety (MUI/UI), Ohio Abuser Registry, Prohibited Employee Harassment, Training on Board Policies and Procedures

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 

Please send resumes and references to:
Stephen Smith, CEO Inspiration Studios, Inc
513-310-9913

Price Hill Will

Graphic Designer/Visual Artist

Posted:
Oct 25, 2021
The Warsaw Avenue Creative Campus (WACC) is a commercial corridor improvement project in East Price Hill led by Community Development Corporation, Price Hill Will. Over the next year and a half, eight historic buildings in the 3100 block of Warsaw Avenue will be rehabbed and transformed into a “campus” where youth and families can learn and grow together via arts and creative pursuits. Once complete, the project will feature 13 residential units and 5 commercial storefronts with unique, locally-owned, and creatively-minded occupants. The WACC links these buildings with ARCO (the former Price Hill Masonic Lodge), the Price Hill Library, the Price Hill Recreation Center, Dempsey Park, and other family-focused entities.

Price Hill Will is in search of a Graphic Designer or Visual Artist to design a visual identity for the Warsaw Avenue Creative Campus.
 
 The project scope is as follows:
- Logo design
  - 2-5 initial concepts
  - 2 rounds of revisions
  - Final logo suite (all formats/colors builds)
- Font recommendation(s)
  - Based on final, selected logo
- Visual identity should complement existing logos used regularly by Price Hill Will
  - Price Hill Will
  - MYCincinnati
  - ARCO

We envision this visual identity being used in the following ways:  
- Signage
- Flags
- Shirts
- Flyers
- Wayfinding
- Art installations/placemaking
 
Timeline
- October/November 2021 – Price Hill Will recruits graphic designers and visual artists to apply
- December 2021 – Price Hill Will hires a designer/artist
- December 2021 – February 2022 – Price Hill Will works with designer/artist on project scope listed above
- March 2022 – Final logo suite and font recommendations due by designer/artist

To Apply
Please email the following to Tifani Winkfield: 
- Resume
- Portfolio of work (both online links and PDFs accepted)

The budget for the project scope is $1,000. All work performed outside the original scope of the contract will not be compensated. The project balance is due upon completion.

Most importantly, we hope the branding process and activation will help residents continue to be excited about what Warsaw Avenue will look like in the future and how we can all work together to get there.

We look forward to your application!

Applications should be emailed to:
Tifani Winkfield
Price Hill Will
Marketing and Venue Coordinator
513-251-3800 x111

Taft Museum of Art

Security & Public Safety Supervisor

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
Reports to: Manager of Security & Public Safety                                 
Team: Security, Risk & Safety Department
Status: Non-exempt, Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Shifts: 1st Shift (9:00 am to 5:00 am) Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
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.
Condition of Employment: COVID 19 Vaccinated

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a Security & Public Safety Supervisor to work 1st Shift primarily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday through Sunday, including some evening events, as needed. This position is a full-time position with a competitive wage reporting to the Manager of Security & Public Safety. 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 pralenkotter@taftmuseum.org.

 
Position Summary
The Security & Public Safety Supervisor assists the Manager of Security and Public Safety in all activities relating to the safety and security of the Taft Museum of Art's daily operations and special events. 
 
Core Responsibilities
- Assists the Manager of Security and Public Safety in:
  - Directing and coordinating daily operations and special event safety and security functions, utilizing knowledge of established policies, procedures, and practices.
  - Creating and communicating work directives for Security & Public Safety Associates.
  - Manager-On-Duty (MOD), as needed.
  - Managing the maintenance of the equipment inventory for the department.
  - Preparation of emergency management and contingency planning.
  - We are recruiting efforts of the Museum and training and developing others on safety and security core practices, procedures, and approaches.
  - The duties of being the Museum's liaison with public law enforcement, fire, and other agencies related to safety and security.
  - Maintaining the Security, Risk, and Safety Departmental records.
  - The Lost and Found process.
- Conducts and oversees internal investigations or violations of Museum regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Preparing the SPS's team schedules to ensure adequate staffing for operating hours and special events.
- Supervising Parcel Inspections and Screenings at Entrances/Exits.
- Supervising Contract Security personnel, if applicable.
- Functions as Safety Officer (Fire Watch), as needed.
- Provides excellence in guest and visitor service and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Must handle special requests, escorts, suggestions, and complaints made by team members, guests, contractors, vendors, and volunteers.
- When required, responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects the guests, team members, volunteers, visitors, and the Museum itself.
- Assists team members, contractors, vendors, and visitors that may be ill and injured.
- Effectively and professionally prepares high-quality incident reports and records for the senior management team.
- Perform 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 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.
- 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 Minimum Education & 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.
- Knows and fully understands museum security and safety standards and practices, procedures.
- Demonstrated computer skills and experience in utilizing Microsoft Office 365:  PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, or first responder certification or training desired.
- Experience with an electronic ID and facility-access systems desired.
- Strong, proven "people" skills are required.

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 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, climbing ladders and stairs, responding quickly to alarms and events requiring security involvement, dealing with emergencies, and helping 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 security and safety positions, the Security and Public Safety Supervisor 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.
- 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 lbs. fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 lbs.) to safety, place a person of at least 100 lbs. into a wheelchair.

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 to learn, experience, and expand our thinking each day.  
- 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 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.  


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Swing

Posted:
Oct 24, 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.

Reports to: Production Stage Manager and Production Manager

Position Start Date: Immediately

Salary Range: $21.93/hour

Position Overview
Primarily responsible for Run Crew duties in the Marx Theater with a specific focus on deck carpentry and automation. May at times be assigned to work in other departments.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation. 

Position Responsibilities 
- Direct overhire run crew members as necessary.
- Assist in daily preparation of stage and backstage space.
- Maintain backstage space in a clean and organized manner.
- Assist with load-in and strike in either the carpentry or electrics department.
- Perform, inspect and repair any necessary rigging.
- Install, operate, and maintain stage and scenery equipment such as motorized winches, pneumatics and motion control systems.
- Maintain a safe working environment.
- In coordination with the Production Management office, attend appropriate rehearsal runs prior to work on stage.
- Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Attributes
- Self-motivated team player that can meet deadlines and embrace a safety orientated work environment. 
- The ability to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision.
- 3-5 years’ experience in technical theater or equivalent industry or field.
- Run crew experience on complex shows with multiple effects, crew people and transition shifts.
- Experience with stage rigging including counterweight fly systems.
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as motorized winches, pneumatics and motion control systems.
- Basic carpentry skills.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Experience with basic theatrical electrics, including hanging, circuiting and focusing of standard stage lighting units.
- Familiarity with Creative Conners automation system including Spikemark control software.
- Enthusiasm for learning new techniques, increasing competency with current industry practices, and expanding problem-solving skills.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders, cat walks and personnel lifts 
- Ability to hear cues over communication systems and visually monitor action 
- Comfort working at heights above 30 feet.
- Night and weekend hours required.
- Ability to work in dimly lit/uneven spaces (backstage during tech, trap room, etc.)

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. 

All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

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 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 Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at josh.escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. Review of applications will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Props Artisan

Posted:
Oct 24, 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.

Reports to: Props Manager

Position Start Date: Immediately

Salary Range: $21.93/hour

Position Overview 
Responsible for the acquisition, construction, installation and dismantling of props; assist with research as necessary; work with designers, directors, and supervision to develop drawings and other such plans for props; and perform such other work as assigned. 

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation. 

Position Responsibilities
- Responsible for building properties for all productions.  
- Follow design drawings and research to create and find props for rehearsals/productions.
- Maintaining shop equipment and cleanliness.
- Observe and implement shop safety and risk management procedures in all workspaces – knowledge of PPE and MSDS information. 
- Research/plan a prop build.
- Assist in load ins and load outs, tech week rehearsals and set dressing.
- Restore stock in an orderly manner.
- Assist in maintenance of props inventory – photographing, labeling, and cataloguing props.
- Maintain artistic integrity and quality of production.
- Knowledge of hand and power tools.
- Deliver props to the rehearsal hall/theater daily.
- Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Essential Skills and Attributes
- Self-motivated team player that can meet deadlines and embrace a safety orientated work environment. 
- Ability to multitask with a positive and proactive problem-solving attitude.
- Five years professional experience in a similar industry or field.
- A documented ability to produce high quality finished props from theatrical construction drawings and designer sketches using a variety of materials.
- Able to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision.
- Ability to clearly communicate to supervisors supply needs, updates on projects and realistic timetables for completion.
- Good eye for color, proportions, period and style.
- Works well with others and independently.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Driver’s license and able to drive prop van and box truck.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Enthusiasm for learning new techniques, working with new materials, increasing competency with current practices and expanding problem-solving skills.
- Upholstery
- Sewing – industrial and home sewing machines, sergers
- Patterning
- Puppet and doll making 
- Fabric dyeing and painting
- Leatherwork
- Molding and Casting
- Stencil making 
- Paper props – Fake books, modified book covers, letters, etc.
- Some prop shopping/antiquing
- Hand prop fabrication/finding/modifying
- Some electrical or special effects background a plus

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Able to lift and carry 30 lbs.
- Job requires long stretches of standing 
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders, cat walks and personnel lifts
- 40-hour weeks are the standard, but extra hours during load in and tech rehearsals are possible
- Comfortable opening/closing shop/setting alarm
- Ability to work in dimly lit/uneven spaces (backstage during tech, trap room, etc.)

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

All employees are required to receive the COVID19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

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 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 Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at josh.escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources 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.  Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Cincinnati Edition Host

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
Supervisor’s Title:  Vice President of News
 
Cincinnati Public Radio is looking for a dynamic, engaged and curious person to host WVXU’s Cincinnati Edition. Along with hosting the program, in collaboration with the show’s producers, the host will book guests, write scripts and promos, and interact on social media. This position must successfully collaborate with others on the WVXU news and production team and play an active role in fundraising and outreach/public appearances. 

Cincinnati Public Radio stations have been trusted members of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join an award-winning team that works to build connections, make a difference in the lives of listeners, and serve a unique community that is informed, involved and inspired. 

Cincinnati is listed among the ‘Most Livable Communities’ by the non-profit organization Partners for Livable Communities; it’s one of just 30 cities across the nation whose innovations have brought vitality and growth to their regions and improved quality of life. We have a thriving arts and entertainment scene and an impressive commitment to becoming one of the greenest cities in the country. Cincinnati offers big city amenities without the big city prices – Cincinnati Public Radio is a group of three vibrant public radio stations with a growing staff and bright future.  
 
Primary Responsibilities
- Prepares for & hosts Cincinnati Edition (Monday through Friday Noon-1:00 pm) 
- Actively develops ideas for segments, researches these ideas and books guests
- Produce additional content including interviews, features, background for use during the show and for distribution via online and mobile platform as time allows
- Participate in events including fundraising, outreach, and other public appearances
- Interact with the social media community regularly throughout the day
                             
Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background, or equivalent.  
- 3-5 years' experience in radio as discussion program host/reporter/producer preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to guide a compelling discussion that includes listener feedback via, phone, email and social media 
- Excellent interview and listening skills
- Keen curiosity and desire for continual learning
- Familiarity and appreciation for public radio news style.
- Good broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching.
- Good writing and editing skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production. Knowledge of editing and remote recording equipment helpful but not required.  
- Familiarity/experience with social media and its use as part of the broadcast media
- Ability to work with a diverse and creative team.

Salary: $60,000 to $70,000, plus generous benefits.

Contemporary Arts Center

Senior Accountant

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
Reports To: Deputy Director & Chief Business Officer
Position Status: Full-Time, exempt
Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000

Scope of Position
The Senior Accountant is responsible for all accounting and supports financial and fiscal management aspects of the Contemporary Arts Center.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Finance
- Responsible for all accounting operations including monthly and year end close, general ledger, cash, pledges and grants receivable, accounts payable, and loans payable.
- With CBO and Senior Staff, prepare Center’s annual operating budgets.
- Serve as a liaison with the Advancement Department on pledge and grant reconciliation, department heads and finance related committees on accounting and financial matters.
- Prepare, review, and analyze monthly financial reports.  Provide regular financial reports to Director, department heads, and Board of Trustees.
- Ensure policies and procedures comply with GAAP and professional standards.
- Ensure effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements.
- Prepare financial portion of grant requests and reports.
- Oversee proper recording, utilization and reporting of restricted funds.
- Work and support all departments to develop annual budget then monitor, control and project.
- Prepare financial statements and supporting documentation for annual audit.  Work with external auditors to ensure efficient and timely completion of audit.
- Serve as staff coordinator for Finance & Investment and Audit Committees.
- Support Treasurer in reporting to the Executive and Finance Committees of the Board of Trustees concerning all financial matters.

Investments
- Manage banking relationships.  Prepare and submit schedules for debt covenant compliance.
- Assist Finance & Investment Committee in monitoring investment portfolio and initiate transfers authorized by the Committee.

Operations
- Review artist, touring, facility maintenance and service, and other contracts.  
- Work with outside counsel as needed.
- Responsible for general liability, directors’ and officers’ liability and employment practices liability insurance.
- Serve as 403(b) administrator.
- Assist tax accountants in preparation of tax returns.  Review and certify returns are accurate and complete.

Job Requirements
- Understanding of accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing applications.
- 3-5 years professional accounting experience, non-profit preferred.
- Experience with QuickBooks preferred.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with CPA preferred.

Interpersonal Relations
Works closely with all departments and attends all CAC staff meetings as well as all CAC Board of Trustee meetings. The Senior Accountant will work self-sufficiently to maintain fiscal responsibility but will value teamwork and cooperation. 

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

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by November 15th, 2020, to Aly Laughlin: 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

Mission Statement
The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

Vision Statement
The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

Value Statements
- Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
- We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
- Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
- As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
- Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Professional Development Program Assistant

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) invites applications for a part-time Professional Development Program Assistant position.

Description
The Professional Development Program Assistant is an essential component of the AAC’s academic support system and works within the umbrella of The Office of Professional Development and Student Services to foster an environment of success and exploration reflective of the AAC’s mission and vision. The AAC is highly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience working with and mentoring diverse and underrepresented groups.

The PDPA works under the guidance of the Associate Director of Professional Development (ADPD) and Student Services to support the office in preparing students and graduates for all aspects of life after school. The Office of Professional Development offers essential support and services to students in the form of exploring and pursuing a variety of pathways, career planning and decision making, job search assistance, graduate school planning, employment opportunities on and off campus, life skill building, study abroad opportunities, and individual advising for students on professional decision making. This office also runs the Internship Program, Arts Business Certificate Program, and Mentorship Programs and programs events, panels, and guest speakers that may enrich student’s awareness and experience of professional development opportunities. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. The PDPA will work with the ADPD to support these programs, maintain the day-to-day functions of the office, and handle the needs of all students and alumni in an inclusive and supportive manner.

This position is a part-time position with annual hours equating to 20 hours/week with appropriate hours spread over weekdays. Hours may be concentrated during the semesters. This position requires some flexibility to accommodate in-person student support, individual counseling, and special events as well as increased demand during certain periods of the semester. This position reports to the Associate Director of Professional Development and the Office of Professional Development is under the purview of The Director of Student Services. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
- Maintain Career Services’ job search system and website.
- Compile and send out monthly Art Beat Newsletter with current professional development, internship, and employment opportunities for students under guidance of the DPD.
- Coordinate student employment positions including Federal Work Study.
- Support the Internship Program under the guidance of the DPD including maintaining the internship database and student internship paperwork as well as meeting with students to advise and inform them about the program.
- Under direction of the DPD, assist in advising to provide in-person counseling on subjects such as:
- Career/professional options
- Cover letters/CV/resume building
- Exhibiting
- Graduate school and residencies
- Grants and funding
- Portfolio review
- Interview Preparation
- Salary, wages, contracts, and employee rights
- Marketing and self-promotion
- Small business and entrepreneurial resources
- Study abroad
- Implement and attend on-campus Professional Development and Student Services programs, workshops, and events
- Assist DPD in coordinating the Arts Business Certificate Program
- Upkeep the physical Office of Professional Development including bulletin board, print materials, and other resources.
- Act as a resource for students visiting the office.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Ability to create and maintaining working relationships with students and alumni
- Knowledge of professional and entrepreneurial creative fields
- Computer proficiencies with Mac and PC, Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications
- Previous program assistant experience

Successful candidates will have high level of attention to detail and organization, ability to take direction to effectively balance multiple priorities with independence and efficiency, commitment to positive interactions with faculty, staff, and students, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and previous activities mentoring underrepresented groups.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@artacademy.edu. The AAC is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Candidates are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Please apply and send resume and cover letter here:  https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4063856

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Workshop Teaching Artists

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
Organizational Overview
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre 
- TCT On Tour
- TCT Academy

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

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

TCT is looking for experienced Theatre Teaching Artists with skills to facilitate artist enrichment for students Pre-K - 12th grade. This position will introduce students to new artistic disciplines, art forms, perspectives, and skills in a wide range of settings.

Duties
- Conduct hands-on, engaging artistic activities for schools in the Cincinnati tri-state area.
- Each program will have a final culminating experience that you would facilitate.
- Communicate with school staff and parents on a regular basis throughout the duration of the program.

Qualifications
- Available for after school programing between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm Monday through Friday 
- COVID-19 vaccination verification.
- Reliable transportation to and from venues.
- 2-3 years of experience in the classroom or similar setting 

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can come in the form of a video, cover letter/resume, portfolio, and/or demo reels. (Files should be less than 3MB in total, links are welcome). No phone calls, please.

Please submit materials and any references by Wednesday, October 29, 2021 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com

Subject Line: TEACHING ARTIST SUBMISSION   

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide-ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, identities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Call for Entry

Posted:
Oct 24, 2021
CALL FOR ENTRY: OH+5 2022
Regional Visual Art Juried Exhibition produced by The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Open to artists living in Ohio and the five surrounding states: Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Juried by Quinn Hunter (MI), Emily Prentice (WV), and Shoji Satake (WV).

Call for Entry: October 15 - November 30
Notifications: December 15
On View: January 15 - April 14, 2022 at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio.


Contact: Holly Ittel, Exhibitions Director, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 740-592-4981, exhibtions@dairybarn.org.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Digital Marketing Specialist

Posted:
Oct 24, 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.

Why should you apply?
Join a creative, strategic marketing team to produce and share engaging content that connects audiences with Tony Award-winning live theatre. We are looking for someone who is passionate about digital marketing and theatre and is looking to build on their experience in a collaborative environment.

Position Overview
The Digital Marketing Specialist executes the tactics in support of our multichannel marketing strategies, manages email marketing for all departments, and performs administrative and support duties for the marketing department. 

This position in full-time, non-exempt and reports to the Marketing Manager. The ability to work and/or be available evening and weekend hours based on business needs is required, particularly as it applies to monitoring social media accounts.

Position Responsibilities

Digital and Marketing Support – 65%
- Manages email program for the marketing department, including education program marketing, and maintains the email calendar for the entire organization.
- Builds and sends emails.
- Runs lists for email in Tessitura, our customer relationship management software.
- Writes and posts social media content as directed, monitors comments/messages and responds appropriately as needed.
- Maintains and updates content on website pages.
- Creates new website pages and assists with website improvements.
- Creates graphics for social media as needed using Photoshop or Adobe Spark.

Content and Design – 25%
- Creates simple fliers, forms, signage and the in-house newsletters.
- Responsible for the collection of bios, headshots and other related program content; fact-checks and edits bios for style and confirms approval from actors.
- Assembling cast, title page and boilerplate content for program
- Assists with in-house photography and edits photos for various needs.
- Sizes photos for all uses in digital, print and signage.

Administrative – 10%
- Changes out signage, show-related informational signs and lobby engagement.
- Provides administrative support and helps facilitate needs for the PR Consultant, including uploading documents to the newsroom as needed and tracking media coverage.
- Maintains department and archival files, manages inventory of marketing printed pieces, coordinates brochure distribution.
- Performs other duties as assigned

Competencies
- Bachelor’s degree required. 
- Minimum 2 years-experience in a digital marketing position.
- Direct experience with all aspects of digital marketing is required, including social media marketing, email marketing and website management.
- Overall strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience writing copy for social media and email.
- Good working knowledge of Adobe products is highly desirable.
- Direct experience with an email marketing application and a website CMS is highly desirable
- Knowledge of Google analytics, SEO and A/B testing is a plus
- A basic knowledge of HTML is a plus.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Knowledge or familiarity with Tessitura is a plus.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage multiple
priorities on a regular basis.
- High attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
- Desire to be a contributing member of a high functioning marketing team.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.
- Commitment to DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) values and ability to interact and
- build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities and characteristics.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Base work schedule is 35 hours per week, during business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday with one-hour lunch). However, the ability to work and/or be available evening and weekend hours based on business needs is required, particularly as it applies monitoring social media accounts.
- Position is located in a climate-controlled, group office.
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers,
- phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets).
- Position requires a minimum amount of external activity, but on occasion 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.

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 detailed cover letter, resume and references to Kathy Neus,
Director of Marketing and Communications, at kathy.neus@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

Marketing Manager

Posted:
Oct 24, 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.

Why should you apply?
Join a creative, strategic marketing team to produce and share engaging content that connects audiences with Tony Award-winning live theatre. We are looking for someone who is passionate about digital marketing and theatre and is ready to be an integral leader on a high-functioning team in a collaborative environment.

Position Overview
The Marketing Manager leads all digital marketing efforts to drive audience development, engagement, retention and ticket and education program sales. Assists the Director of Marketing and Communications with other advertising, content marketing, project management and administrative needs for the department and serves as the liaison with the publisher of the show programs. Provides forward-thinking ideas to build and maintain a strong digital presence, engaging content and organized department procedures. 

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications and supervising the Digital Marketing Specialist and department intern. 

Position Responsibilities

Digital Strategy and Execution
- Builds digital strategy for marketing and education departments.
- Collaborates with the development team to build digital fundraising strategy.
- Trains and works with all staff and teams utilizing digital channels to optimize strategies, ensure consistency and guide efforts. 

- Tracks and analyzes ROI, KPIs and other analytics to drive strategies.

Social Media
- Leads strategy, creation and execution of social media content.
- Develops campaign strategy for digital display, paid and Google grant search and other digital tactics.
- Collaborates with team to create social media content for all digital channels.
- Writes and posts social media content, monitors comments/messages and responds appropriately as the lead member of the social media team.
- Assists Director of Marketing and Communications with digital budget planning and tracking.
- Facilitates all interaction and requirements of our digital marketing vendor partner.

Website
- Manages website for the entire organization, including building new pages, keeping information up-to-date and making iterative improvements.
- Works with Digital Marketing Specialist to optimize online content, considering SEO, Google Analytics, A/B testing.
- Manages relationships with web development company, including the budget.

Email
- Oversees email marketing strategy, which is primarily executed by the Digital Marketing Specialist.

Content and Design
- Serves as primary marketing contact with vendor to produce show programs, oversees gathering of show content for the program and proofreads it for accuracy and quality.
- With Director of Marketing and Communications, writes copy for Playhouse advertisements, direct mail, signage and other marketing content, including generating input documents for the graphic designer regarding these project.s
- Coordinates the production of simple fliers, forms and signage.

Marketing Support
- Contributes to and assists with marketing plans, budgets, project management and scheduling as assigned.
- Places and provides traffic instructions and vouchers for radio, TV and print advertising. 
- Enhances internal communications via digital methods, including the Marketing Sharepoint page.

Administrative
- Fill out purchase orders for Playhouse invoices, enter them in expense spreadsheets and compare to budgets.
- Collate and organize sponsorship results data.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- Bachelor’s degree required. 
- Minimum 5-7 years-experience in a digital marketing position.
- Direct experience and demonstrated success with all aspects of digital marketing is required, including social media marketing, email marketing and website management.
- Overall strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to write engaging, optimized copy for social media and email.
- Working knowledge of Google analytics, SEO and A/B testing.
- Good working knowledge of Adobe products, especially Photoshop.
- In-depth and direct working experience with an email marketing application and a website CMS.
- A basic knowledge of HTML.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
- Knowledge or familiarity with Tessitura is a plus.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage multiple
priorities on a regular basis.
- High attention to detail and excellent organization/project management skills.
- Desire to be an integral leader of a high functioning marketing team.
- Some management experience is a plus.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.
- Commitment to DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) values and ability to interact and
build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities and characteristics.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
- Base work schedule is during business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday). However, the ability to work and/or be available evening and weekend hours based on business needs is required, particularly as it applies to performance-related duties (i.e. attending opening night or a dress rehearsal) and monitoring social media accounts.
- Position is located in a climate-controlled, group office.
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers,
- phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets).
- Position requires a minimum amount of external activity, but on occasion 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.

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 detailed cover letter, resume and references to Kathy Neus,
Director of Marketing and Communications, at kathy.neus@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. 

University of Cincinnati, International Admissions

Admissions Counselor

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview
The Admissions Counselor – Marketing position will design, develop, and evaluate marketing and communication content for UC International Admissions via print and video, web and social media, and ensure that content is organized, clear, consistent, and meets university branding standards and UC International messaging objectives. This position will collaborate with central marketing and admissions, along with other departments and colleges, on projects and campaigns to elevate UC’s brand awareness both locally and abroad.
Under general supervision from the Assistant Director of International Marketing, the Admissions Counselor will also support and advise prospective international students as they navigate the college application and decision process and serve as a representative of the University of Cincinnati at recruitment events, campus visits, and on-campus events.
Occasional international travel may be required.

Essential Functions
- Serve and manage a geographic territory to ensure the university reaches various enrollment goals while being fiscally responsible. Serve as the primary resource for contacts in that area. Develop and execute initiatives that best serve the students and organizations in the area. Make data-driven decisions to
coordinate and execute travel within that area, including visits to high schools and community colleges. - Travel extensively during key time periods (8 - 10 weeks in the fall and 1 – 3 weeks in the spring) and work evenings, weekends, and beyond a traditional work week as needed to effectively perform responsibilities, such as on-campus visit/event experiences.
- Maintain and use information about students and organizations to advise and encourage students from prospect through application and enrollment.
- Increase representation from one or more strategic populations based on the demographics of the territory (i.e. under-represented, high-achieving, transfer, out-of-state, and international).
- Implement and explain university admissions policies.
- May coordinate a specialized programmatic area such as on-campus and off-campus events, student tour guides, tele-counseling, campus visits, outreach and access, high-achieving scholars, website, social media, transfer, communications and marketing, regional campus referrals, etc.
- Evaluate applications for admission and make holistic admission decisions using many pieces of information. Accuracy and consistency will be needed to ensure the university is properly aligned to reach various enrollment goals.
- Use a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to maintain records and prepare reports as required; generate reports and assist in analyzing and interpreting data for future planning and evaluation.
- Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education
- Bachelor’s Degree

Required Trainings/Certifications
- Current valid driver’s license.
- Some positions may require a valid passport.

Additional Qualifications Considered
- Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite; proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere Pro.
- Proficiency with Google Analytics.
- Excellent writing skills. Experience creating content across multiple platforms that comes across with an authentic voice. Ability to create and edit effective, engaging communication for various audiences.
- Highly organized. Must be able to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.
- Cross-cultural communication skills. Experience writing for and working with diverse, multi-national audiences
- Demonstrated proficiency or fluency in a second language
- Experience in admissions counseling and enrollment management

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
- Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=73742&company=UCPROD and include a cover letter of interest, a current CV/Resume, a list of three references, and a minimum of three examples of previous marketing and/or design work. Can include advertisements, flyers, banners, short video projects, etc. Applications without a cover letter, CV/Resume, references, and example works will not be considered for the position. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range, depending on the candidate's experience
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
- Enjoy discounts for on-campus activities and services.

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

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Pottery Studio Manager

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Summary
The Pottery Studio Manager reports to the Director of Education & Outreach. The pottery studio manager is responsible for maintaining the pottery studio, firing clay projects, overseeing the use of equipment, onboarding new pottery instructors, monitoring Studio + hours, and overseeing inventory. 

Skills
- Detail-oriented
- Good communication skills
- Experience in pottery techniques and in using pottery-related equipment, including kilns.
- Self-motivated and works well independently/without close supervision.
- Can establish priorities when presented with multiple tasks.

Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts preferred
Pay: $18/hr.
Reports to: Director of Education & Outreach
Direct Reports: None
Schedule: As scheduled by the Director of Education & Outreach, 10 - 15 hours per week (additional hours available as class instructor.)
Physical Requirements: Must be able to be on your feet for the majority of the shift and able to lift up to 40 pounds. 

Responsibilities
- Loading and firing of arts center kilns for all classes, workshops, etc. This must be organized and done in a timely manner. 
- Communicating with & updating instructors on firing times and progress.
- Organizing project pick-ups with students.
- Reworking/ bagging clay for children’s classes
- Ordering and maintaining an appropriate inventory of clays, chemicals, glazes, etc., and keeping glazes mixed and fresh for classes as well as daily studio use. 
- Working with pottery instructors to maintain the studio and kiln room and all equipment in a safe and professional manner. This includes scraping tables and floors, keeping all equipment clean and ready to use for the next person, cleaning sink area, properly disposing of clay and chemicals, and generally keeping the studio in good order. Mopping is the responsibility of the facilities team. 
- Overseeing the use of large and small equipment and notifying the Director of Education & Outreach immediately of the need for repairs / replacement. Large equipment includes kilns, wheels, slab roller, extruders, etc. Small equipment includes kiln furniture, carts, bats, tools, etc. 
- Working with Director of Education & Outreach and other instructors in the development of policies and programs.  
- Monitoring of Studio+ hours.
- Training and orienting new pottery instructors.
- Organizing meetings with all pottery instructors once a year to discuss concerns and ideas.
- Ensure a high level of customer service.
- Communicate regularly with Director of Education & Outreach and pottery instructors 
- Report any concerns voiced by students and / or pottery instructors to Director of Education & Outreach.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references to:

Kate Rowekamp
Director of Education & Outreach

About the Fitton Center

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts isn’t just a building – it’s an experience. We are a non-profit arts organization that has been a part of the community for over 27 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The Fitton Center has a legacy of changing lives and building community through the arts. The Fitton Center houses a 239-seat recently refurbished theatre, and a gorgeous Ballroom with traditional décor and a Vista Room overlooking the Great Miami River. At the Fitton you will be enthralled by extraordinary musicians, actors and dancers at one our live performances or stroll through our 5 remarkable art galleries. Our programs include over 250 classes, workshops, and summer camps annually and over 60 live events. Become a part of the Fitton Center and redefine the way you experience the arts in Hamilton!

www.fittoncenter.org 
Equal Employment Opportunities
The Fitton Center is an Equal Opportunity and will not tolerate harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions at the Fitton Center are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

ArtWorks

Director of Community Impact

Posted:
Oct 16, 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, paid time off, and 401k plan. 
Salary Range: $41,000 - $55,000
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 2460 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Reports to: Senior Director of Impact
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 Director of Community Impact to lead the research, planning, and execution for community-based initiatives, projects, and services 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 to expand community services. This role is a core leader in the organization, a member of the Impact team, and an important external face of the organization. This role will develop clearly defined services, manage budgets, and direct neighborhood public art and community engagement consulting, education, and planning. 

Consistent engagement and outreach efforts will be required to build and sustain community relationships. This role requires someone adept in administration, project management, education, and public outreach. This also includes excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, an ability to lead, teach, and positively collaborate with others inside and outside of Artworks.

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

Key Responsibilities
- A leading member of the Impact team collaborating closely with Creative Projects and Artist Impact Directors. 
- Develop ArtWorks’ public art planning and community engagement service offerings and act as lead community consultant. Community service offerings include:
  - Community Engagement Planning: Engage individuals, groups, and organizations through art to address issues that impact health and wellbeing.
  - Public Art Mapping: Tour, analyze and develop maps to showcase prime locations for public art and place-based activities. This includes researching and understanding the conditions of a neighborhood or city, interpreting relevant data, and analyzing existing and future plans to help identify opportunities for public art and place-based activities.
  - Public Art Planning: Create actionable public art plans that support existing public art efforts, programs, and organizations, enhances arts and culture activities, and reflects the area’s diversity.
  - Public Art Equity Audits: Identify discrepancies in public art collections as related to race, gender, immigration status, and more. Identify gaps, prioritize initiatives, support the development of program goals, assign accountabilities, and measure the impact of initiatives. 
- In collaboration with the Director of Creative Projects and Director of Artist Impact, develop and lead trainings and workshops for artists, creatives, community leaders, and other professionals that provide key knowledge about public art management and the value of public art. 
- Build and foster relationships and partnerships with community councils, neighborhood residents, and other key community stakeholders.
- Create and deliver compelling presentations to help elevate awareness of ArtWorks’ community services among key audiences, such as community leaders or donors. 
- Keep ArtWorks current on trends and opportunities in placemaking and public space activation with internal presentations.
- Act as Artworks’ external Creative Placemaking/Place-based Public Art spokesperson.
- Consistently communicate within the organization to keep everyone informed, allow for sharing of ideas, and collaborate and coordinate efforts.
- At regular intervals, submit reports on the status of initiatives or projects.
- Assist in growing the Community Impact team, inclusive recruitment, training, and managing.
- Manage public art projects with community focus, when needed. 
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experiences
- Commitment to ArtWorks’ mission, vision, values, culture and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Plan
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in arts administration, community engagement, education, or related field
- Minimum 5 years of experience in the public art sector with a focus on community engagement and education strongly preferred
- Demonstrated track-record of developing and leading programs
- Proven ability to build strong relationships with diverse groups externally and internally, including community stakeholders.
- Experience managing budgets, developing goals and strategies, and assigning and monitoring work.
- Extensive knowledge of public art and creative place-making/keeping
- Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours when needed, including evening and weekend arts of community events. 

Skills and Abilities
- Outstanding verbal and written presentation and communication skills.
- Strong ability to listen to others, analyze learned information, assess, and make recommendations that are in the best interest of the organization and/or community.
- Creative, flexible and innovative, with proven ability to design and implement new initiatives.
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Curious about facts and trends; a continuous learner
- Sets priorities, develops work plans and schedules, monitors and reports progress
- Ability to manage time well, particularly while managing competing priorities
- Comfortable working with diverse community partners, youth, and artists
- Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
- Adhere to ethical behavior and business practices
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 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 with cover letter, resume and references. 

Cincinnati Youth Choir

Program Associate

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
The Cincinnati Youth Choir (CYC) is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Program Associate who will support the Director of Programs with all marketing and choral program management. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and make critical decisions. Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, marketing, communications, public relations, or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience (particularly in video/photography, social media, and /or digital marketing). Start date of November 1, 2021.

The CYC is an educationally based choral ensemble program. Participants learn healthy vocal technique, sight-reading, music history and theory, while experiencing performance excellence. The learning environment is creative, explorative, and fun as the youth form lasting relationships with students outside of their community and develop a lifelong appreciation of music. It is the mission of CYC to offer all children and youth the opportunity to experience musical excellence in a creative environment. Participants demonstrate musical understanding, artistry, achievement and confidence through passionate performances and collaboration with premier ensembles and children’s choirs throughout the world. For 29 years CYC has been building stronger communities by creating a comprehensive foundation that supports music educators and develops tomorrow’s leaders.

Title: Program Associate - Cincinnati Youth Choir 
Part Time – 15 to 20 hours a week. Possibility of job growth within the organization

Salary: Entry level salaried position; Commensurate with experience; Range of $11,000 to $15,000 for November – July.

Education: BS, BA desirable or equivalent related success
Reports to: Rachel Breeden, Director of Programs

Works with: Artistic Director, Executive Director, Director of Programs and Artistic Staff

Duties / Responsibilities
- Marketing –Assist with managing and creating content for Social Media (FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram) platforms; help create PR for local print and media outlets, assist with assembling marketing mailers, and maintain/update various mailing lists.
- Resident Choir– Staff choir office on Thursdays from 5:00-8:45pm (or until last singer is picked up from rehearsal); assist with phone calls & emails with parents, collecting & distributing mail, reporting absences, attendance and record keeping with Resident Choir singers; be present at all concerts of Resident Choirs to assist with logistics as needed.
- Choir Events– Event day management and assist with registration for ChoralQuest, CPS Honor Choir, Queen City Festival, and Sing-A-Bration programs in coordination with Director of Programs.

Experience
- Working knowledge of Google Drive (Sheets & Forms), Constant Contact, Charms Office, WordPress, and Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). 
- Expertise in leveraging marketing tools on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and through current social trends.
- Demonstrated skills in press release copy writing.

Personal Qualities
- Self-motivated, creative thinker who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. 
- Exceptional written and verbal skills are vital to this position, as well as organizational skills, project management skills, and extreme attention to detail.
- Prompt responses in communication and punctuality for rehearsals/events is a must. 
- Committed to and enthusiastic about CYC’s mission and programs.

How to Apply
Please submit letter of interest and resume to: 

Program Associate 
Cincinnati Youth Choir
University of Cincinnati
College-Conservatory of Music
Cincinnati, OH  45221-0236

The Cincinnati Youth Choir is an equal opportunity employer.

Contemporary Arts Center

Director of Public Relations & Communications

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Reports to: Deputy Director & Chief Business Officer
Position Status: full-time, exempt

Position Overview
The Director of Public Relations & Communications is responsible for strategy, planning and implementation of museum’s public relations, marketing campaigns, digital strategy, internal and external communications.  

The Director of Public Relations Communications will drive to 1) develop and implement a consistent and effective institutional message and brand identity 2) heighten awareness of the museum locally, nationally, and internationally, 3) drive awareness of the various exhibitions and programs, and 4) promote earned revenue streams for the CAC, i.e. memberships, retail sales, venue rentals, the museum’s restaurant and 5) promote donation opportunities for the museum.   

The position is part of the of the Executive Director’s senior leadership team and reports to the Deputy Director & Chief Business Officer.

Specific Duties
- Prioritize and maximize the effectiveness of the CAC website for communicating the mission and vision, exhibitions and performances, educational programs and outreach, all other artistic expressions, and the prioritized initiatives of the CAC to external audiences.
- Advance the mission, vision, and initiatives of the CAC in a clear, consistent, coherent, focused, and integrated manner across all communication and marketing platforms.
- Support the communication needs of the various CAC departments including Advancement, Curatorial, Education, and Visitor Experience.
- Direct efforts to increase media coverage of the CAC exhibitions, performances, programs with local, national, and international media.
- Manage and maintain the CAC website and social media platforms.
- Develop and manage the CAC digital communication content calendar.
- Manage the various CAC partner communication firms and directives.
- Direct media relations efforts and serve, in partnership with the Director of the CAC, as a liaison and spokesperson to the media outlets.
- Manage the institutional aesthetic vision and graphic identity of the CAC, and oversee the production of all collateral materials, digital properties, advertising, promotional programs, and institutional signage.
- Write, edit, and proof-read press releases, newsletters, blogs, and marketing material copy.
- Develop, execute, and evaluate an annual marketing/public relations strategy. 
- Provide crisis communications counsel as needed.
- Provide editorial counsel and support for all print and electronic communications.
- Oversee development and maintenance of writing standards including tone, voice, grammar, accuracy, and style.
- Develop and maintain departmental budget.
- Manage work with external public relations agencies and consultants, when applicable.
- Create and assess metrics to gauge and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of media activities and prepare routine reports that detail these activities.
- Collaborate with others cross-departmentally on initiatives, projects, and goals.

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

Job Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Five or more years combined experience in communications, public relations, media relations or marketing.
- Superb writing, proofreading, and editing skills and a strong sense of narrative and storytelling.
- Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and persuasive manner.
- Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
- Highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of museum practices.
- Knowledge of museum operations, the arts industry, and arts marketing is a plus.
- Well-developed contacts with national and local editors and journalists in electronic and print media are preferred.
- Proven success in the management and development of full-time staff and/or agency management. 

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by October 31, 2021 to:

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

Mission Statement:
The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

Vision Statement:
The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

Value Statements:
- Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
- We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
- Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
- As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
- Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Gallery Security

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Reports To: Gallery Security Supervisor
Position Status: Part-Time, exempt
Compensation: $10 per hour

Position Scope
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 visitors 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 exhibitions.
- Interacts with visitors 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 a cover letter and resume by November 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

Mission Statement:
The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

Vision Statement:
The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

Value Statements:
- Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
- We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
- Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
- As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
- Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.


Learn more at www.cincycac.org.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Journey BOREALIS Gatehouse Staff (Seasonal)

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Organization Overview
Mission: Bringing People to Art in Nature.

Pyramid Hill is a 300+ acre sculpture park with 70+ monumental outdoor sculptures displayed in a landscape of rolling hills, meadows, lakes, and hiking trails. The Park hosts a 2.5 mile drive-through holiday light show, Journey BOREALIS, from November 18th-January 2nd with over one-million LED lights and 50,000 visitors.

Job Description 
The Journey BOREALIS Holiday Light Show gatehouse attendant will be responsible for overseeing admission operations including greeting guests, completing digital and cash transactions, gathering event data including zip codes, acting as a customer service representative on behalf of the Park, and completing other duties as assigned.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Greeting guests and acting as a customer service representative
- Completing admission transactions
- Gathering event data 
- Completing other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications
- Customer Service experience 
- Experience handling cash and helping with crowd control 
- Ability to flourish in a busy environment 
- Can work in small interior setting and has availability on nights and weekends 

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter by October 31st, 2021 to: 
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
Attn: Liz Eversole
1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Journey BOREALIS Grounds Crew (seasonal)

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Organization Overview
Mission: Bringing People to Art in Nature.

Pyramid Hill is a 300+ acre sculpture park with 70+ monumental outdoor sculptures displayed in a landscape of rolling hills, meadows, lakes, and hiking trails. The Park hosts a 2.5 mile drive-through holiday light show, Journey BOREALIS, from November 18th-January 2nd with over one-million LED lights and 50,000 visitors.

Job Description 
The Journey BOREALIS Holiday Light Show Grounds Crew will be responsible for overseeing preparations for and operations of the show including installing lights and lighting features, salting and plowing roads to prepare for inclement weather, assisting with show route maintenance, troubleshooting electric issues, assisting with gatehouse operations and security and completing other duties as assigned.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Installing lighting inventory
- Plowing, salting and other necessary show route maintenance tasks  
- Troubleshoot electrical issues
- Assist with gatehouse operations
- Completing other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience driving a snowplow and laying salt
- Can lift 50lbs. and work on feet for extended periods of time
- Receptive to training about lighting and electrical basics
- Flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends  

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter by October 31st, 2021 to: 
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
Attn: Liz Eversole
1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013

Cincinnati Museum Center

Curator of History Objects & Fine Art

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Full-time, exempt; salary commensurate with experience, with range beginning at $45,000.

Cincinnati Museum Center inspires people of all ages to learn more about the world through science; regional history; and educational, engaging, and meaningful experiences.  CMC is committed to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. We acknowledge how we’re alike and embrace how we’re different. When we work with empathy and equity, we can build a better community together.

Job Overview
CMC seeks a collaborative, curious, and dynamic Curator of History Objects & Fine Art to build and steward CMC’s collections, help create inclusive, future-focused strategies for collecting and preserving material culture, and participate in collaborative interpretation and fundraising.  This position helps center CMC’s Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion values in its work and considers how to bring forward marginalized narratives, diversify collections, and broaden perspectives on Cincinnati history.

The Curator is part of a strong team of historians, archivists, and librarians and reports to the Chief Learning Officer; they supervise interns and volunteers.  CMC seeks candidates from all communities, including but not limited to People of Color, Native Americans, recent immigrants and others interested in telling the rich stories of Greater Cincinnati’s people, past and present.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage, preserve, and facilitate access to collections by preparing, cataloguing, and storing objects, using collections management software, determining preservation needs, and responding to requests for object loans, research, and public inquiries.  Participate in visioning, planning, and implementing comprehensive digital and community collecting strategies.
- Acquire history objects and fine art by meeting with prospective donors and partners, creating collections goals, selecting objects, and facilitating object transport and acquisition
- Working with colleagues across CMC, collaborate to create exhibits by researching content, advising on themes and messages, and selecting, preparing, and installing objects for safe display.  Collaborate to create, review, and present education programs by researching content, advising on collections connections, helping deepen community partnerships, and presenting occasional programs and blog posts.  Help plan and implement America 250 programming to best recognize the experiences of ALL Americans.

Education or Equivalent Work Experience
- Degree or equivalent work experience in American History, Museum Studies, American Studies, or related field; at least 3 years of experience in researching, preparing, and handling history objects, preferably including large objects and works of art.
- Additional years of related work or trainings accepted in lieu of degree/experience required.
- Familiarity with the history of the Greater Cincinnati region, including southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana is a strong plus.
- Keen curiosity and aptitude for learning and sharing new information; solid grounding in American material culture and analog and digital museum methods and research; broad knowledge of current trends in inclusive curatorship and interpretation.
- Strong knowledge of, commitment to, and experience with DEAI work, particularly researching and working with others to give voice to marginalized perspectives in history.
- Ability to forge strong and respectful relationships with colleagues, donors, and community partners.  Experience working and presenting with exhibits and education teams is a plus.
- Experience in collections management databases, digital imaging, and increasing online access.

Working Conditions
- Typical office setting, with occasional outdoor activity while moving objects and some driving to assess and collect objects and fine art.  Regular and frequent computer and phone use; occasional work near heavy equipment, such as trucks and forklifts.
- This position can sometimes be physically active, needing to stand or sit for hours on concrete floors and climb ladders or stairs to shelve or install artifacts; position must lift at least 50 pounds individually, and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
- 40-hour work week with occasional evenings and weekends.

About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is nationally recognized and a national historic landmark.  It includes the Cincinnati History Museum, Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and Cincinnati History Library & Archives. A 2009 recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service, CMC welcomes 1.8+ million visits annually.

Apply at www.cincymuseum.org or by sending your resume to HR@cincymuseum.org.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Curator of Photographs, Prints, & Media

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Status: Full-time, exempt; salary commensurate with experience, with range beginning at $45,000

Cincinnati Museum Center inspires people of all ages to learn more about the world through science; regional history; and educational, engaging, and meaningful experiences.  CMC is committed to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. We acknowledge how we’re alike and embrace how we’re different. When we work with empathy and equity, we can build a better community together.

Job Overview
CMC seeks a collaborative, savvy, and forward-looking Curator of Photographs, Prints, & Media to build and steward CMC’s collections, help create inclusive, up-to-date strategies for collecting and preserving visual culture, and participate in collaborative interpretation and fundraising.  This position helps center CMC’s Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion values in its work and considers how to bring forward marginalized narratives, diversify collections, and broaden perspectives on Cincinnati history.

The Curator is part of a strong team of historians, archivists, and librarians and reports to the Chief Learning Officer; they supervise interns and volunteers.  CMC seeks candidates from all communities, including but not limited to People of Color, Native Americans, recent immigrants and others interested in telling the rich stories of Greater Cincinnati’s people, past and present.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage, preserve, and facilitate access to collections by processing, cataloguing, and scanning material, using collections management software, determining preservation needs, and meeting requests for image use, research, and public inquiries.  Generate contracts and invoices for image/media use.  Participate in visioning, planning, and implementing comprehensive digital and community collecting strategies.
- Acquire photographs, prints, and other media by meeting with prospective donors and partners, creating collections goals, selecting material, and facilitating media transport/transfer.
- Working with colleagues across CMC, collaborate to create exhibits by researching content, advising on themes and messages, and selecting, preparing, and installing material for safe display.  Collaborate to create, review, and present education programs by researching content, advising on collections connections, helping deepen community partnerships, and presenting occasional programs and blog posts.  Help plan and implement America 250 programming to best recognize the experiences of ALL Americans.

Education or Equivalent Work Experience
- Degree or equivalent work experience in history, library science, archival studies, or related field; at least 2 years’ experience working in museum, library, or archives; familiarity with cataloguing photos, prints, and media.
- Additional years of related work or trainings accepted in lieu of degree/experience required.
- Familiarity with the history of the Greater Cincinnati region, including southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana, and the history of photography/media is a strong plus.
- Keen curiosity and aptitude for learning and sharing new information; solid grounding in museum or library, analog, and digital methods research; broad knowledge of current trends in inclusive curatorship and interpretation.
- Strong knowledge of, commitment to, and experience with DEAI work, particularly researching and working with others to give voice to marginalized perspectives in history.
- Ability to forge strong and respectful relationships with colleagues, donors, and community partners.  Experience working and presenting with exhibits and education teams is a plus.
- Experience in collections management databases, digital imaging, and increasing online access.

Working Conditions
- Typical office setting, with some driving to assess and collect material.  Regular and frequent computer and phone use; occasional work near heavy equipment, such as trucks and forklifts.
- This position can sometimes be physically active, needing to stand or sit for hours on concrete floors and climb ladders or mobile stairs; position must lift at least 30 lbs and push or pull a cart weighing up to 100 lbs.
- 40-hour work week with occasional evenings and weekends.

About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is nationally recognized and a national historic landmark.  It includes the Cincinnati History Museum, Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and Cincinnati History Library & Archives. A 2009 recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service, CMC welcomes 1.8+ million visits annually.

Apply at www.cincymuseum.org or by sending your resume to HR@cincymuseum.org.

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Assistant Director

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Position Reports To:  Executive Director
Positions Supervised: Programming and Operating Personnel

Immediate Hire

Position Purpose
The Assistant Director works to ensure recognition of Behringer-Crawford Museum as the center for NKY’s cultural heritage preservation and education. This person is a co-leader of BCM and shares responsibility for operational sustainability through fundraising and overseeing personnel and operations within BCM as it relates among the Director and the staff, public, corporate community and donor base.
The Assistant Director maintains strong collaborations with community organizations, works well in a team setting and collaborates with all museum departments to support BCM’s mission.

This person is responsible for aggressively raising and increasing funds to meet the museum’s annual revenue goals through grants, sponsorships, memberships and other fundraising efforts. 

This position works cooperatively with the Executive Director on all matters relating to fundraising and museum operations and works closely with all museum departments to implement all initiatives necessary to successfully operate and sustain BCM. 

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

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

Strategy
- Work in conjunction with the Executive Director to implement the strategic plan for BCM to grow the organization’s capacity.
- Have a passion and commitment to BCM’s mission and to providing accessibility and inclusiveness in the cultural arts sector. 

Fundraising
- Assist in the development of the annual budget and in meeting BCM’s revenue goals as approved by the Finance Committee and Board.
- Pursue and coordinate grants and sponsorships, including but not limited to foundations, corporations, individuals, ArtsWave and the KY Arts Council.
- Increase BCM memberships.
- Develop additional membership levels for corporate and young professionals.

Operations
- Administer procedures and policies set by BCM. 
- Be an internal leader: manage, mentor and supervise BCM staff. 
- Develop and implement strategies for the hiring and retaining of personnel.
- Maintain and provide comprehensive and current reports on personnel. 
- Manage the infrastructure, including technology, facility maintenance and vendor relationships, so that the organization operates at full capability.
- Handle & process purchase orders, invoices and income. 
- Assist and/or support general BCM events as needed or as assigned.

External Relations
- Promote BCM through collaborations and outside organizations.
- Attend meetings and represent the museum effectively in relations with various external constituencies. 
- Establish and maintain effective communication and collaboration with community leaders and organizations for purpose of program, audience and funding development.
- Work closely with BCM Communications team to represent and expand the reach of BCM’s profile and visibility externally to funders, patrons, partners, policymakers and the public.

Qualifications
- Education/Certification:  College degree in History, Education, Arts Administration, Museum Studies,  Business, or Related Field.
- Experience Required: Minimum of four to seven years of experience in a leadership position at a small to mid-size organization managing personnel and operations with fundraising success of over $100,000.

Interpersonal Relations 
- Work amicably with all departments and trustees.
- Attend BCM staff meetings and BCM Board Meetings.
- Value teamwork and cooperation to ensure that all goals are achieved satisfactorily.
- Is a team player and self-starter.

Job Requirements
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, as well as be able to present information effectively and respond to questions from BCM staff, trustees and the community.
- Is comfortable and skilled working with MS Office on a Macintosh for WP, email, etc.
- Possess solid written/oral communication skills and conflict-management skills. 
- Excellent inter-personal and organizational skills. 
- Experience within a not-for-profit organization.
- Must be a proven problem solver with strong interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrate a professional appearance and attitude.
- Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of BCM.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Excellent ability to engage and support museum visitors and donors.
- Must be creative, innovative, enthusiastic, passionate, empathetic, celebratory, flexible, upbeat, and have a good sense of humor.
- Implement other activities and responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director.

Apply 
Behringer-Crawford Museum is an ADA and accessible organization and an EEOC employer Supporting and embracing diversity is foundational to BCM. We are focused on creating an equitable community and that starts with our staff. BCM welcomes and encourages candidates to apply that also represent and embrace the diversity of our community across all races, genders, sexual orientations, religions, and ethnicities.

This is an IMMEDIATE HIRE.  Interviews will begin quickly.  Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. BCM maintains its status as an at-will employer. 

Please send by email only a cover letter, resume, references and examples of past experience to Laurie Risch, Executive Director at Laurie.Risch@me.com.   

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

Salary:  BCM attempts to follow as closely as possible AAM and GuideStar salary standards for museums of our size and stature given our budgetary constraints.  The salary range for this position is $43,000 - $50,000.

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

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

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington, KY 41011

Behringer-Crawford Museum is supported in part by our members; the City of Covington, Kenton County Fiscal Court, ArtsWave, Kentucky Arts Council, the Northern KY Sports Hall of Fame and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation.       

Tiger Lily Press

Working Artist Program Residency

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Tiger Lily Press is now accepting applications for the Working Artist Program Residency.

The goal of the residency is to connect Tiger Lily with a local artist who is passionately committed to their work and their artistic community, interested in seeking out possibilities for expanding their current work into printmaking or challenging their existing love of printmaking through a focused residency project. Through their creative drive and work ethic, the artist serves as a role model for the members of Tiger Lily Press and is asked to engage with the greater community to increase awareness of and education in the field of printmaking.

The duration of the residency is nine months, spanning February-November. Out of town applicants should note that housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the artist. A car will be needed to reach the studio which is located on the grounds of a large recreational complex located in a park-like setting. 

Benefits
- $700 stipend
- One year free membership to Tiger Lily Press ($175 value)
- Free admission to one class or workshop at Tiger Lily Press
- The opportunity to present work at an artist talk open to the public at Tiger Lily Press during the residency
- Assistance from the WAP chair, if desired, to facilitate a final exhibition of work produced during the residency at an outside venue

Expectations
- Teach a class OR offer a demonstration drawing from their experiences during the course of the residency
- Meet with the WAP chair on a regular schedule (frequency to be determined on a case-by- case basis)
- Write a short personal statement at the conclusion of the residency reflecting on the experience, to be submitted to the Tiger Lily Press Board for archival purposes
- Donate one print created during the residency to Tiger Lily Press for archival purposes

To Apply
- Applicants must be 18 years of age and not a full-time student
- Applicants should possess basic skills in traditional printmaking media

Applicants Must Submit
- Artist Statement (PDF) – A brief description of your work and process, including the context or perspectives that inform your work
- Project Proposal (PDF) – A one-paragraph description of the project or goal that you hope to accomplish during the duration of the residency. Please take into account the equipment available at Tiger Lily Press
- Resume (PDF) – A current resume that includes any relevant educational, work, or teaching experience, awards, or exhibitions. Please include a brief description of your previous printmaking experience
- Recent Work (PDF) – 5-10 images of recent work accompanied by a numbered list that includes titles, media, and year. Images should be submitted in high quality .jpg format, 1000px on the longest side and at least 72 dpi. File names should be formatted as Last name (underscore) First name (underscore) Number corresponding to the accompanying image list. Example: Doe_John_1.jpg

 

Preferred submission method: Email to tigerlilypressprintstudio@gmail.com.

Send By Mail:

Tiger Lily Press
P.O. Box 5394
Cincinnati, OH 45205

Submissions due by December 1, 2021. 


Cincinnati Arts Association

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Organization Overview
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, CAA has reached more than 1.7 million students.

Position Summary
The Vice President & Chief Financial Officer is responsible for managing the financial affairs of the corporation in all aspects, including accounting, reporting, compliance, banking, insurance, financing, budgeting, audits and cash management. This position works directly with the Board of Directors and its committees. This is a senior level executive role that works closely with the President and the executive team to support and further the mission and strategic objectives of CAA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Directs, supervises and supports accounting support staff and day-to-day accounting, and monthly close process 
- Provides strong, forward-looking analytical leadership
- Oversees budgeting and forecasting of the annual budget
- Audit and Taxes
  - Coordinates the preparation of schedules for external auditors in conjunction with the annual audit
  - Coordinates the preparation of the annual Forms 990 and 990Tand related schedules
- Partner with the President to effectively manage all relationships with external financial institutions and organizations including banks, brokerages, bonding authorities and financial advisors
- Assists with accounting and reporting issues associated with contributions, sponsorships and grants
- Attends Board of Director meetings to report Organization’s financial position.   Principal staff liaison with Investment, Audit and Budget and Finance Committees
- Prepares for investment committee meetings
- Prepares long-range projections and analysis
- Handles investment of available cash in accordance with Investment Policy guidelines set forth by the Finance committee
- Assist President and Senior Management in identifying, evaluating and building new business opportunities
- Provide financial oversight and developmental advice to affiliated businesses
- Ensures all accounting procedures implemented are in accordance with GAAP
- Design, document and implement key accounting practices, policies and procedures that ensure accurate and reliable financial results
- Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard assets 
- Hire, supervise and train accounting team members
- Participation in trade organizations, such as CFO/Arts and PACC, is expected

Required Education
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
- CPA or MBA is preferred

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ten or more years of practical accounting experience
- Demonstrated experience in senior financial management
- Ability to examine and evaluate data and report findings
- Ability to develop systems and reports for financial reporting that are clear and understandable
- Ability to develop and maintain internal controls
- Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
- Ability to think strategically
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
- Able to work successfully with different departments and levels of employees as well as strategic vendors and business partners outside of the organization
- Ability to interact equitably with staff throughout the organization 
- Ability to deal with a range of styles and behaviors in a tactful manner 
- Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and follow through with objectives
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
- Proven leadership experience to supervise, motivate and mentor staff
- Current in AICPA, etc. as appropriate
- Non-profit experience considered a plus 
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
- Ability to work with variety of software programs
- Experience in designing reports to extract data from software as needed
- Ability to evaluate and supervise installation of accounting and business process software as well as industry-specific software for fundraising, ticketing, scheduling, resource allocation, etc.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by October 15, 2021 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

For more information on the Cincinnati Arts Association, please visit us at www.cincinnatiarts.org.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Accounting Specialist

Posted:
Oct 16, 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 and serves upwards of 600,000 people in its venues.

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our Accounting team. This individual will be primarily responsible for managing the payroll process, assisting with accounts payable, reconciling credit card statements and maintaining records for concessions inventory.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prepare, process, and input payroll weekly; maintain and record in payroll records of service charges and tips; monitor payroll tax returns prepared by ADP; compile special reports on payroll matters when needed; prepare 1099 forms at year end; assist with accounts payable; maintain concessions perpetual inventory; reconcile and input monthly corporate credit card statements.

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 to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Posting date:  September 28, 2021    

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

Fabulous Frames and Art

Sales/Picture Framing

Posted:
Oct 16, 2021
Fabulous Frames and Art is the largest picture framer and art gallery in Cincinnati. We are looking for help at our Downtown Cincinnati location. Nice work environment, great customers and we offer beautiful art and framing. We carry the artwork and products of Charley Harper.

Position includes sales and frame design, frame assembly, and general retail store duties.

We're looking for people that have strong communication skills and a positive attitude. Ideal candidates are creative, dependable, hardworking and independently motivated.

We prefer someone with experience in the business, but it is not necessary. In addition to being a great place to work we pay competitive wages. 

Send Resume to Kencarl22@gmail.com.

University of Cincinnati

Program Coordinator, College Conservatory of Music Media Production Division

Posted:
Oct 7, 2021
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About the Job
The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music seeks a Program Coordinator for its Media Production Division. Working with the Division Head, the Program Coordinator will assist with the enrollment management process by managing application materials for new Media Production majors and minors; writing website and social media articles to recruit students; and assisting with monitoring enrollment data. He/she will create communications materials for students and faculty; assist CCM Digital with project communication, as requested; coordinate special events and other divisional activities; assist with securing spaces and times for production, load-in and wrap; and assist with maintaining various logs. The Program Coordinator will supervise student workers. 

Job Overview
Plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate programs for a department or college.

Essential Functions
- Design/create and conduct seminars, classes, workshops or programs.
- Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward those objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
- Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives.
- Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
- Develop and implement all online and social media marketing strategies to recruit students and program participants.
- Interact with staff faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
- May conduct research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
- May provide direct and/or indirect 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. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience
One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Interested candidates, please go to: https://bit.ly/3uLHQpR

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.

Artonomy, Inc.

Artwork Framing / Light Manufacturing

Posted:
Oct 7, 2021
Individual to work in our manufacturing / warehouse operation.  This would include framing, cutting and joining frames, assisting with inventory deliveries, warehouse organization, set up and clean up.  This person will work individually as well as part of a team to ensure the highest quality work.  

Additional Duties
- Pack and build crates as needed
- Working on production line as time allows  
- Documenting all completed work from start to finish
- Track production inventory as required for particular projects
- Operating fork lift to move materials

- Other duties as assigned

The Successful Candidate Must
- Be able to accurately read a ruler or tape measure 
- Have a positive attitude
- The ability to work alone and with a team as needed
- Strong communication and problem-solving skills
- Ability to lift 25lbs and work on your feet all day

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary

The Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for developing and organizing the volunteer program to cultivate a dynamic and volunteer-centric environment company-wide.  They will also be responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support for the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer along with members of the Community Engagement and Diversity team.  

Responsibilities

Volunteer Engagement:
- Coordinate all management aspects of the volunteer program
  - Develop recruitment plan to identify volunteers with unique skills and talents that can be engaged to serve the organization 
  - In collaboration with Director of Community Engagement and Diversity, design, develop and execute volunteer program that supports community engagement initiatives for communities not historically reached by the CSO
  - Provide all volunteer training, logistics and on-site volunteers for large-scale events such as Lollipops Concerts, Young Peoples Concerts and special community events
- Identify and fulfill organizational volunteer needs
  - Raise staff awareness of the role and function of volunteers
  - Liaise with internal departments (Communications, Learning, Marketing/Audience Engagement, May Festival/VAE, Music Library, Philanthropy and Production) to develop partnerships and fill volunteer roles
  - Serve as an advocate for volunteers within the organization to ensure that volunteers are engaged, retained and appreciated
- Evolve processes and procedures to best support volunteers
  - Craft and update volunteer job descriptions, volunteer management system fields, volunteer tracking mechanism and recruitment plan
  - Create and update volunteer program materials including, but not limited to, policies and procedures, application and interview processes, qualifications, orientation handbooks, onboarding and training
  - Manage the intake of volunteers, responding to inquiries in a timely fashion and assessing qualified volunteers to meet identified needs
  - Capture and synthesize volunteer information in Tessitura and Volunteer Impact to make strategic volunteer recruitment and engagement decisions and communicate effectively with volunteers 
- Perform other duties as assigned 

Community Engagement Administrative Support
- Provide administrative and logistical support for the Community Engagement and Diversity team.
  - Serve as on-site contact for internal and external stakeholders with questions related to DE&I and community engagement initiatives
  - Cultivate a welcoming environment for special guests and visitors to department
  - Assist in the planning and implementation of special projects and events 
  - Collaborate with department staff on DEI related reports and research
- Provide administrative support to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO), including but not limited to, the scheduling of meetings, drafting correspondence, expense reports management, invitation responses and travel coordination.
- Manage Outlook calendar and contacts for CDIO
- Coordinate committee and other key stakeholder meetings in terms of logistics, material preparation, guest invitations, and taking minutes when appropriate
- Develop PowerPoint presentations for various stakeholder meetings 
- Support organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture  
- Perform other duties as assigned 

Reports to: Director of Community Engagement and Diversity

Qualifications
- 1 to 2 years of experience working with Volunteers  
- Experience working with diverse groups 
- Strong Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 
- Experience scheduling and coordinating events  
- Experience providing administrative support to an individual or team
- Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Enthusiasm for classical music 

To apply, click here.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Social Media Manager

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary
The CSO’s Communications Department works closely with staff across all areas of the organization to help tell the Orchestra’s story and to ensure consistency of messaging. The Social Media Manager crafts a high impact social media presence for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, and May Festival. The Social Media Manager will plan, design, enhance, and execute a social media presence, including interacting with customers, promoting brand-focused interactive and engaging content, and expanding opportunities for revenue. The manager will work with Marketing and Digital Content & Innovation team members to create innovative social media campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for incorporating Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and other platforms into all Marketing and Communications efforts, with the goal of increasing the organization’s visibility, website traffic, ticket sales and fundraising.
- Ensures brand consistency in social media messages by working closely with the Vice President of Communication and Vice President of Marketing.
- Grows and expands company social media presence into new social media platforms when appropriate.
- Spearhead posting on social media sites. Monitor and manage social media conversations during daytime and evening hours.
- Collaborate with all departments to integrate every aspect of the organization into the social media content strategy. Maintain authoritative knowledge of all aspects of the institution to ensure that social media content remain current and reflect the institution’s mission.
- Utilize measurement, analytic and reporting tools to assess effectiveness of campaigns.
- Attend selected rehearsals, concerts, and other events to create content
- Be up to date with the latest trends and best practices.
- Assist in the creation of video and photographic assets for promotional and social media use.
- Proof copy for other departments, ensuring the voice and graphic identity of the orchestra is consistent across all communications.
- Performs concert duty: coordinates photography/videography when needed; greets and interacts with press to relay information and answer questions; escorts news camera crews and directs them to get the best possible footage (shared department-wide responsibilities) 
- Support organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture  
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- At least two years of experience working in social media marketing and public relations.
- Experience using social media technologies is essential. These include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube along with online monitoring and measurement platforms including Facebook Insights and Google Analytics.
- Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to handle external communication in a professional manner.
- Must exhibit strong communication and presentation skills.
- Must be able to perform as part of a team and work effectively under deadlines.
- Basic photographic, design and video skills required.
- Knowledge and a history of working with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.) are a plus.
- Previous agency experience is a plus.
- Enthusiasm for classical and popular music 

To apply, click here.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Assistant to the COO

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary
The Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) reports to the COO and performs a wide variety of comprehensive administrative duties. This position requires someone who is able to work independently, is a self-starter, and able to thrive in a fast paced environment. The ideal individual must have a high degree of discretion, integrity, poise and tact, the ability to multi-task, and work professionally and cooperatively with management, staff, donors, and board members. 

This position requires the ability to resolve complex and confidential administrative issues in addition to completing routine administrative functions effectively and efficiently. Excellent time management skills and advanced Microsoft Office skills are required.

Duties and Responsibilities
Administrative Support:
- Provide administrative support to the COO, including but not limited to, the scheduling of meetings, drafting correspondence, expense reports management, invitation responses and travel coordination.
- Surface critical issues where COO can have impact and propose solutions
- Manage Outlook calendar and contacts for COO
- Coordinate orchestra, committee and other key stakeholder meetings in terms of logistics, material preparation, guest invitations, and taking minutes when appropriate
- Communicate directly on behalf of the COO with staff, orchestra members, donors and other key stakeholders
- Coordinate schedule and develop agendas for biweekly management team meetings 
- Develop PowerPoint presentations for various stakeholder meetings to include the full orchestra, board, select committees, and staff
- Develop committee meeting agendas, and prepare supplementary materials 
- Compose meeting minutes for committees as assigned 
- Compile and organize board orientation and handbook materials
- Organize room reservations in Music Hall and take RSVPs for meetings; order food/drink accordingly
- Support and actively participate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts as outlined in the CSO’s strategic plan. 
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements
- 3-5 years experience working in an Administrative role with a proven track record of results
- Excellent project manager with superb time management skills
- Must have initiative and intuitive decision making skills including the ability to make judgment calls to determine the correct action or approach in non-routine assignments and projects
- Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe) required
- Strong written and oral communication skills and proofreading skills; Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Knowledge of and/or passion for the arts, specifically music
- Ability to perform nights and weekend hours as needed.

To apply, click here

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Box Office Manager

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary
The full-time, hourly, Assistant Box Office Manager works closely with the Box Office Manager in a supervisory role. The successful candidate possesses a positive and professional attitude, excellent leadership skills, and a commitment to outstanding service to our guests and colleagues. This is an opportunity for an emerging leader with opportunity for career growth. 

Duties and Responsibilities
- Exemplify and promote the CSO guest service model
- Lead and support the Patron Services Supervisors (Leads) and Patron Services Representatives (PSRs)
- Plan and administer the weekly schedule of Leads and PSRs to ensure proper staffing during business hours and concerts
- Support the Box Office Manager with recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, training, and skill development of new team members
- Ensure timely resolution of all subscription and box office-related Customer Service Issue (CSIs); offer recommendations and take initiative to streamline processes
- Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive information
- Assist the box office manager with weekly concert-prep duties
- Monitor and resolve customer service issues
- Act as box office manager on duty or CSO front-of-house manager on duty for 1-2 concert shifts per weekend
- Support organization’s DE&I initiatives in the strategic plan; serve on strategic implementation team(s) according to schedule and interest
- Assist other departments with projects and delegating projects to PSRs; other duties as required

Candidate Requirements
This is an extraordinary growth opportunity for an emerging leader; excellent computer and communication skills, flexibility and a curiosity and willingness to learn new things.
- Knowledge of and an appreciation for classical music helpful
- Attention to detail
- Flexibility with scheduling, and ample availability
- Ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure

Approximately 1-2 weekend shifts required per week. Schedule varies based on concert season. Parking is provided by the CSO.

Reporting Relationship: Box Office Manager

Compensation and Benefits: The CSO offers generous benefits including; medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, health savings account contribution, 403(b) participation with employer contribution, up to 12 weeks paid parental leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

Annual Wage Range: $30,000 - $32,000

To apply, visit here.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Graphic Designer (PT)

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary
We’re looking for candidates with strong talent for designing and developing graphics and brand communication, as well as visualization of conceptual ideas, who are curious to connect new and existing audiences to music. As part of the CSO’s marketing team the part time 20 hour per week Graphic Design position will include work on a broad range of visual communication projects, from weekly digital and print needs to large format branded projects. It will also require someone who can work collaboratively with a team in projects from concept to completion, with true passion, creativity, and acute attention to detail. This role will expose the graphic designer to tremendous opportunities and involvement throughout the design and implementation processes of Cincinnati’s largest arts organization. 

Schedule
The part time Graphic Designer is an on-site, 20 hour per week position. The CSO will work to accommodate a candidate’s schedule within its standard business hours of 8:00 – 5:00, Monday – Friday. 

Duties and Responsibilities
Support the Graphic Designer in advancing the CSO, Pops and related brands by delivering on-time, on-budget, on-brand, high-quality, graphic design for print and digital applications across departments.
- Ensure visual hierarchies reinforce intended messages and are relevant to intended audiences, and that communication is accurate
- Adhere to, and advocate for, branding standards and guidelines across the organization’s visual communications
- Responsibly represent diversity in visual communication 
- Maintain an accurate and clear library of visual assets and provide support across the organization and with external partners in accessing and utilizing as appropriate
- Manage and execute weekly and monthly design needs including, but not limited to, program and print ads, billboards, lobby loop slides, title cards, email graphics, sponsor frames, etc.
- Must have strong working knowledge of Adobe CC programs including, but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
- Support organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture  
- Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship: The Part-time Graphic Designer reports to the Graphic Designer. 

Candidate Requirements
- Graphic design experience with concentration in marketing, communications or related field; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Must have strong working knowledge of Adobe CC programs including, but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
- Excellent proofreading skills
- Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Strong project management and time management skills

- A good eye for strong ad design 

To apply, visit here.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Patron Services Supervisor

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Position Summary

Reporting to the Box Office Manager, the part time (12-20 hours per week) Patron Services Supervisor is the first point of engagement with our patrons and the organization. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service-oriented individuals who show great attention to detail, an interest in orchestral music and share the overall organizational vision of delivering unparalleled concert experiences and deepening patron engagement. 

Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist patrons in person, over the phone, via email and at concerts with superior guest service
- Provide supervisory coverage of the box office and oversee completion of daily checklists 
- Model a patron-centered, high-performance culture for the Patron Services Representatives (PSRs)
- Learn and manage a great deal of information about concerts, events and promotions in order to best answer patrons’ questions warmly, confidently, and efficiently
- Resolve patron issues (CSIs) in a prompt manner while maintaining high standards of quality and precision
- Help increase audience engagement, ticket sales and donations by suggesting additional ticket purchases and/or adding on donations with purchase.
- Assist Box Office Manager with training new PSRs
- Process auction donation ticket requests
- Assist other departments with projects and delegating projects to PSRs
- Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments 
- Reflect on current procedures and continually improve practices to better serve audiences
- Other duties as required

Qualifications
This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with Box office/sales experience; excellent, guest service, communication and leadership skills; flexibility and willingness to learn new things. 
- Experience managing a team
- Previous box office/sales experience preferred
- Demonstrable ability to multitask and work under pressure in public-facing positions
- Excellent computer skills
- Clear communication skills
- Knowledge and an appreciation of orchestral music helpful
- Flexibility with scheduling, and ample availability
- Experience with Tessitura preferred

Shifts are 4 hours long between the hours of 9:00am-5:15pm Monday through Saturday. In addition, weekly concert shifts are required and may occur at the following times:
- Friday mornings (8:45am through intermission) 
- Friday and Saturday evenings (approximately 5:00pm through intermission) 
- Sunday matinees and evenings (11:45am through intermission or 4:45pm through intermission) 

Approximately 3-4 weekday shifts, and 1-2 weekend shifts are required per week. Schedule varies based on concert season. Approximately 12–20 hour per week, including weekends. Opportunities for commission available. 

A Commitment to Inclusion

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the CSO’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to: 
Please put “Patron Services Supervisor” in the subject line.

BB&T Arena

Food & Beverage Manager/Premium Manager

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Department: Food and Beverage
Reports to:  Director of Food & Beverage
FLSA Status: Salary Exempt

Summary
This position directs all Food & Beverage activities for events and functions related to catering & concession operations.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Schedules and Supervises Suite Servers and Bartenders (and other areas of the department if applicable).
- Establishes client food & beverage and operational needs for the event. 
- Develops menus/themes for the event and establishes pricing for services. 
- Assists in developing work plans including scheduling and ordering, and assigns appropriate duties to subordinates. 
- Prepare event and menu proposals, contracts, payments and banquet event orders. 
- Oversees proper presentation, preparation and service needs in conjunction with all food and beverage departments to ensure the highest standards are met 
- Inspects food service facilities to ensure that equipment and buildings meet requirements of state and local health laws and internal regulations. 
- Assists with creation of Food and Beverage sales projections and budgets for facility events. 
- Assists with analysis of information concerning facility operation such as daily food sales, patron attendance, and labor costs to prepare budget and to maintain cost control of facility operations. 
- Inspects and tastes prepared foods to maintain quality standards and sanitation regulations. 
- Inventory control through POS System to include cash management
- Coordinates with Executive Chef on the timing and production of functions
- Payroll
- All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities      
Manages employees in the Food & Beverage Department in either Catering, Concessions, or Kitchen. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of any of the unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; 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
- Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Food & Beverage Management or related field preferred.
- Minimum 3 years experience in management level position in Food & Beverage or training with at least 2 years of management experience in a concessions facility servicing concessions and catering for large events. 
- Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Excellent organizational, planning, communication and interpersonal skills. 
- Strong orientation to customer service and ability to work with other staff members in the facility. 
- Advanced oral and written communication skills.
- Results oriented individual with the ability to meet required budgetary goals. 
- Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks. 
- Ability to be creative with marketing presentations and maintain a quality product. 
- Ability to utilize resources of technology including but not limited to online ordering, point of sale systems, electronic mail communication and inventory control & scheduling.  
- Attention to detail and service oriented. 

Computer Skills
Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and POS System experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Serve-safe, Allergy and Alcohol certification must be maintained.

Working Conditions
Works mostly in the main kitchen and areas servicing catered events; other areas when applicable.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events. This position requires minimal stooping and lifting.  Substantial standing, walking and manual dexterity to operate office equipment such as a computer is required.

Note
This job description portrays in general terms the type and level(s) 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.  The company reserves the rights to modify, supplement, delete, or augment the duties and responsibilities specified in the position description, in the company’s sole and absolute discretion.  Duties other than those expressly specified may be assigned from time to time.

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. 

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

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

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

Executive Chef

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Department: SAVOR/Food and Beverage Services
Reports to:  Director of Food & Beverage/General Manager
FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Summary
SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for an Executive Chef for SAVOR/ASM Global at BB&T Arena.  This position manages purchasing, receiving and producing all food items in the facility.  Overseeing the stewarding department and maintaining all culinary equipment to include china, glass, silverware and hiring and training of all kitchen personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Ordering, receiving and preparing all food items for the facility.
- Maintaining food costs and budget goals.
- Produce required product according to Banquet Event Orders for each event.
- Develop menus/ proposals and conduct tastings for potential clients.
- Entertain prospective clients of the facility through Chef’s tables, tastings and culinary demonstrations.
- Report on a daily basis to the Food & Beverage Director/General Manager event by event costs.
- Maintain an active role in local hospitality community and professional associations.
- Attend in-house event-related meetings and relays immediate changes with other departments.
- Designs creative menus, plans production in conjunction with Food and Beverage Director/Manager. 
- Establish presentation technique and quality standards for all menu items. 
- Schedules and supervises Kitchen and Stewarding employees.
- Coordinates and directs training of chefs, cooks and other workers engaged in the preparing and cooking foods to ensure high quality, efficient and profitable food service, with training to include “Serve safe” and any Health department regulations.
- Estimate food consumption, purchases and kitchen supplies.
- Review menus, analyzes recipes, determine food, labor, and overhead costs.
- Assign prices to all menu items in accordance with budgetary goals. 
- Establishes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner in all facets of food operations. 
- Establishes and enforces nutrition, sanitation and quality standards for food and beverage
- Maintain all kitchen equipment cleanliness and annual maintenance.
- Participate in promotional media related events to promote the facility.
- Maintain and manage culinary and stewarding personnel to meet labor and production objectives. 
- Give oversight and direction to retail production and deliverability. 
- Maintain a Health Department score of 90 or higher.
- Daily contact with the Director of Food & Beverage/General Manager and other venue or arena employees.  Regular contact with all Food & Beverage Managers and staff.
- All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities      
Directly supervises all kitchen personnel and stewarding department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company 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
- Certificate from accredited culinary school, college or technical school.
- At least 3 years of culinary experience in a banquet facility producing meals for large events. 
- 1 or more years of Kitchen/culinary supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Advanced oral and written communication skills.
- Strong orientation to customer service and ability to work with other staff members in the facility.
- Results oriented individual with the ability to meet required budgetary goals.
- Excellent organizational, planning, communication, and inter-personal skills.
- Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks.
- Ability to be creative with food presentations and maintain a quality product.
- Must maintain local Health Codes and sanitation HACCP.
- Ability to utilize resources of technology including but not limited to online ordering, point of sale systems, electronic mail communication and inventory control & scheduling. 

Computer Skills
Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and POS Back of The House experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Serve-safe Manager certified

Working Conditions
Works mostly in the main kitchen, concession kitchens and areas servicing catered events.

Physical Demands
This position requires minimal stooping and lifting.  Substantial standing, walking and manual dexterity to operate office equipment such as a computer is required.

Note
This job description portrays in general terms the type and level(s) 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.  The company reserves the rights to modify, supplement, delete, or augment the duties and responsibilities specified in the position description, in the company’s sole and absolute discretion.  Duties other than those expressly specified may be assigned from time to time.

To Apply 
This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration. 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.

Contemporary Arts Center

Teen Communications Apprentice

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Reports To: Teen and Adult Programs Manager

Position Status: 6-month position, Part-Time (6 hours a week), exempt

Compensation: $250 Monthly Stipend 

Scope of Position (General Description)
This 6-month, part-time apprenticeship reports directly to the Teen and Adult Program Manager and indirectly to the Creative Learning Director and CAC Communications team.  They will work 6 hours a week documenting and promoting CAC artists and young adult programming. Apprentices are required to work 2 days a week (Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday) at the CAC between the hours of 4-7pm (there is some flexibility). Main related responsibilities include developing and facilitating teen focused promotional strategies for young adult programs and CAC exhibitions. Other responsibilities include creating social media content, interviewing artists, and collaborating with the CAC Teen Council when needed. 

Teen Apprentice Specific Duties
- Develop a teen-focused social media content plan. 
- Work with the CAC Teen Council, Artists in Residence and CAC Educators to create promotion ideas geared specifically for teens. 
- Attend young adult programs on 1-2 of the following evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Document events for promotion and grant purposes. Meet with teen visitors, CAC artists and CAC educators to brainstorm ways the museum can better serve it’s teen audience. Meet with C-YA Teen Council on the first Tuesday evening of the month.
- Assist in managing the @CincyCACTeen Instagram account. Develop a content calendar and create posts. Brainstorm ways to expand the accounts social media reach.  
- Work with the Teen Council and Teen and Adult Programs manager to create a young adult focused distribution list for postcards and flyers. 
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Requirements
- Must be between 16-19 years old. 
- The ideal candidate will have some background or interest in social media promotion. 
- Excellent social media skills; Knowledge of Instagram, TikTok, Twitter. 
- Some computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Google Doc. Familiar with iMovie or basic video editing
- Interest in contemporary art. 
- Excellent communication and time management skills.
- Work schedule is 6-8 hours a week. Applicants can select two of the following days to work: Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 4-7pm, or Friday 4-7pm (some flexibility on the time). 

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume 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

Teen Apprentice

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Reports To: Teen and Adult Programs Manager

Position Status: Quarterly 3-month position, Part-Time (6 hours a week), exempt

Compensation: $250 Monthly Stipend 

Scope of Position (General Description)

This quarterly, part-time apprenticeship reports directly to the Teen and Adult Program Manager and indirectly to the Creative Learning Director.  They will work 6 hours a week alongside CAC artists and educators. Apprentices are required to work 2 days a week (Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday) at the CAC between the hours of 4-7pm. Main related responsibilities include assisting in the prep, teen promotion and facilitation of Young Adult Lab and the Artist in Residence program. Other responsibilities include project brainstorming, assisting with additional young adult focused events and collaborating with the CAC Teen Council when needed. 

Teen Apprentice Specific Duties
- Work with teens on art projects developed by the Artists in Residence or CAC Educators on two of the following evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Collaborate with CAC Educators to develop art making projects tied to our Young Adult Lab program.
- Assist with record keeping for teen programming. 
- Assist the Artist in Residence and Teen and Adult Programs Manager with art material set up, program facilitation, and welcoming visitors. 
- Duties include assisting young adult visitors with evening programming, general customer service, visitor sign in, photographic documentation, assist in set up and/or take down, assist Artists in Residents. Collaborate with CAC Teen Council on the development of art projects.
- Help maintain the CAC Art Lab and its supplies. Assist in keeping the Art Lab orderly and clean.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

All of these duties are to be done with CAC business in mind.  The person in this position will be conscious of other CAC programs, exhibition needs and CAC policies and procedures.

Requirements
- Must be between 16-19 years old.
- The ideal candidate will have some background or interest in art and teen programs. 
- Some computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Google Doc 
- Interest in contemporary art. 
- Excellent communication and time management skills.
- Work schedule is 6-8 hours a week. Applicants can select two of the following days to work: Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 4-7pm, or Friday 4-7pm (some flexibility on the time). 

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume 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.

Ignite Philanthropy

Associate

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions. 

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy serves the entire philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and enhance their charitable giving to non-profits looking for an experienced partner to help raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines a deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns and managing annual fundraising for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $300 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Position Description
The Associate is a pivotal role supporting Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division and, in partnership with a team, responsible for supporting fundraising strategy and planning engagements for a portfolio of leading non-profits primarily located in the Cincinnati region. 
 
The Associate position is a unique opportunity to deepen your awareness and knowledge of the non-profit and philanthropic sectors while helping to make signature community projects happen. The Associate will work with non-profits of varying sizes and missions, along with some of our community’s top donors and leaders. 

The Associate will have experience in supporting multiple projects simultaneously to meet project goals successfully. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to provide the highest quality service, and have keen attention to detail to help clients make a positive impact in their community. 

Specific areas of oversight and responsibilities include:

Client Service
The Associate is part of a client-facing project team, responsible for executing tasks necessary to meet the needs of the assigned projects while delivering a high-quality client experience. Though specific responsibilities will vary for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Serve as a core member of the Non-Profit Services team to support fundraising strategy, planning and management projects.
- In partnership with the Non-Profit Services team, fundraising goals and timelines.
- Assist with client onboarding to gather information and documents from clients.
- In partnership with the Non-Profit Services team, prepare client/meeting materials such as agendas, presentations, reports, and project timelines.
- Perform donor research and analyze data to accomplish fundraising goals. 
- Develop project communications and materials, such as pitch decks, one-pagers, donor correspondences, donor acknowledgments, proposals and grant request applications.
- Help coordinate, schedule and prepare for client, donor and stakeholder meetings. 
- Participate in client and stakeholder meetings as needed, to document detailed notes and perform followup tasks.
- Manage/update project planning documents, fundraising pipelines and data entry. 
- Help Non-Profit Services Team and clients meet timelines and stay on schedule. 
- Provide general support to the Non-Profit Services team through meeting scheduling/calendar management and complete other duties as needed.

Company Culture
- Participates in and actively exemplifies Ignite Core Principles:
  - Solutions Driven – Our work is rooted in our ability to develop solutions to help our clients achieve their philanthropic goals. We take the lead in co-creating the path to our clients’ success. 
  - Adaptive – Building the right strategy requires us to remain humble, so we may continually learn and adapt. We embrace listening, questioning, and experimentation as the foundation of our adaptive mindset. 
  - Team-Centered – Philanthropy is a team sport – no single individual has the knowledge and experience to successfully navigate all aspects of our work. We thrive by taking a team approach, ensuring that we bring diverse tools and talent to successfully tackle our clients’ complex challenges. 
  - Service Minded – Through the generosity of our clients, we serve our community by maximizing the power of giving. We lead by example, personifying the spirit of the sector we serve. 
Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Associate will be working with a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes: 
- Ability to proactively manage multiple projects at the same time, with minimal direction, and successfully meet project goals and deadlines
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Keen attention to detail and the ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals. 
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to learn and improve continuously. 
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- Non-profit grant request writing experience preferred.
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Requirements
- 3-5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably non-profit fundraising/development experience or proven related project management/business experience. 
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills; ability to adapt writing style depending on audience needs.
- Desire to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and effectively anticipate client and donor expectations.
- Strong critical thinking, quantitative analysis and research skills. 
- Strong presentation skills and display of professionalism.
- Keen attention to detail and commitment to deliver work of the highest quality. 
- Computer proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office with a strong focus on PowerPoint and Excel.

Salary & Benefits
Ignite Philanthropy offers a competitive comprehensive employee benefits package:
- The salary range for the Associate position is $35,000 - $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience. 
- Ignite offers the following benefits to employees:
  - Elective health, dental and vision insurance (75% of the employee’s premium is employer paid). 
  - Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance (100% of the premium is employer-paid).
  - 401(k) retirement savings plan with a 4% employer contribution that employees may elect to participate in the quarter immediately following their hire date.
  - Discretionary annual bonus and profit-sharing contribution.
  - Thirteen (13) paid holidays, which includes six (6) business days at the end of the calendar year.
  - 120 hours of paid leave (PTO) used for vacations and planned absences.
  - Flexible Discretionary Leave used for short-term health-related or personal absences.
  - Eight (8) hours of Volunteer Leave used for volunteering in the community.
  - Twelve (12) weeks of partially paid Parental Leave.
- Ignite is fully committed to employees’ growth and offers opportunities for continued professional development. 
- Ignite supports a flexible work environment.  However, Ignite’s business and client needs will need to be supported through attending in-person meetings, as well as completing office-based projects.
- Ignite provides an $80/month monthly parking stipend and a $25/month phone/internet stipend. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. 

To Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. To apply, please complete the online application at https://ignitephilanthropy.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter to be considered.

Ignite Philanthropy

Associate Vice President, Client Services

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions. 

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy serves the entire philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and enhance their charitable giving to non-profits looking for an experienced partner to help raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $300 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Position Description
The Associate Vice President (AVP), Client Services is responsible for overseeing fundraising campaigns, strategy and planning engagements for a portfolio of leading non-profits in the Cincinnati region. The AVP, Client Services reports to the SVP, Non-Profit Services and works collaboratively to help lead the Non-Profit Services team. 

As a client leader, the AVP, Client Services will have significant experience and expertise in non-profit fundraising and management and will be regarded by industry professionals as a thought leader and seasoned expert. They will be adept in providing the highest quality strategic counsel to clients and community leaders in order to deliver fundraising and staff assessments, campaign planning, campaign management, campaign messaging and communications, annual fundraising, donor data analysis, and fundraising strategy services.

Specific areas of oversight and responsibilities include:

Client Leadership
Under the direction and guidance of the SVP, Non-Profit Services, the AVP, Client Services leads a portfolio of fundraising and strategy projects for the Non-Profit Services Division. In this capacity, the AVP, Client Services serves as a dedicated project leader who will support projects from inception to conclusion, providing strategic direction and leadership. They will have the following responsibilities:
- Directs and manages members of the Non-Profit Services project team assigned to respective projects to ensure all project deliverables are performed at a high quality, on-time and exceed the expectations of the client.
- In collaboration with the SVP, serves as a strategic advisor to the client by providing strategic direction for projects.
- Leads select client meetings as well as helps with cultivation and solicitation meetings with donors as needed to support the client or execute the project strategy.
- Establishes and maintains relationships with external stakeholders who are instrumental in the success of client projects.
- Collaborates with divisional President and Vice President(s) to develop and adapt processes, procedures and staffing structures for the Non-Profit Services Division.
- Performs necessary project work and duties to meet the needs of the client.

Business Development
The AVP, Client Services participates in the business development efforts for the Non-Profit Services Division and will perform the following duties:
- Collaborates with the President & CEO and the SVP, as well as staff members, in the execution of the business development strategy.
- Coordinates with Director of Business Operations to manage sales pipeline documents, preparation of proposals and client contracts.

Company Culture & Leadership
- Supervises Director(s) and Manager(s) as assigned.
- Participates in and actively exemplifies a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
- Contributes to ongoing development of infrastructure, processes and procedures for the organization.
- Fosters interdepartmental collaboration between the Non-Profit Services and Philanthropic Services divisions to create better synergies.
- Serves as an authentic voice and perspective to help advance Ignite’s external relations efforts
- Participates in and actively exemplifies Ignite Core Principles:
  - Solutions Driven – Our work is rooted in our ability to develop solutions to help our clients achieve their philanthropic goals. We take the lead in co-creating the path to our clients’ success. 
  - Adaptive – Building the right strategy requires us to remain humble, so we may continually learn and adapt. We embrace listening, questioning, and experimentation as the foundation of our adaptive mindset. 
  - Team-Centered – Philanthropy is a team sport – no single individual has the knowledge and experience to successfully navigate all aspects of our work. We thrive by taking a team approach, ensuring that we bring diverse tools and talent to successfully tackle our clients’ complex challenges.
  - Service Minded – Through the generosity of our clients, we serve our community by maximizing the power of giving. We lead by example, personifying the spirit of the sector we serve. 

Qualifications
- 8+ years of non-profit fundraising experience or proven related experience, with progressive increase in responsibility and leadership.
- Ability to successfully manage cross-functional teams to meet project goals and deadlines.
- Keen business intuition, results-driven, with ability to be adaptive and open-minded to new ideas.
- Exceptional critical and strategic thinking skills.
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders.
- Proven ability to balance demands of multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
- Exceptional writing and presentation skills.
- Strong public speaking skills and professional presence.
- Strong time management and organizational skills.
- Knowledge of the Greater Cincinnati region, community leaders and stakeholders preferred.
- Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office.

Salary & Benefits
Ignite Philanthropy offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $90,000 annually. 
- Ignite offers the following benefits to employees:
  - Elective health, dental and vision insurance (75% of the employee’s premium is employer paid). 
  - Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance (100% of the premium is employer-paid).
  - 401(k) retirement savings plan with a 4% employer contribution that employees may elect to participate in the quarter immediately following their hire date.
  - Discretionary annual bonus and profit-sharing contribution.
  - Thirteen (13) paid holidays, which includes six (6) business days at the end of the calendar year.
  - 120 hours of paid leave (PTO) used for vacations and planned absences.
  - Flexible Discretionary Leave used for short-term health-related or personal absences.
  - Eight (8) hours of Volunteer Leave used for volunteering in the community.
  - Twelve (12) weeks of partially paid Parental Leave.
- Ignite is fully committed to employees’ growth and offers opportunities for continued professional development. 
- Ignite supports a flexible work environment.  However, Ignite’s business and client needs will need to be supported through attending in-person meetings, as well as completing office-based projects.
- Ignite provides an $80/month monthly parking stipend and a $25/month phone/internet stipend. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. 

To Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. To apply, please complete the online application at ignitephilanthropy.bamboohr.com/jobs/.

Ignite Philanthropy

Manager

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions. 

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy serves the entire philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and enhance their charitable giving to non-profits looking for an experienced partner to help raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $300 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Position Description
The Manager is a pivotal role supporting Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division and is responsible for managing fundraising campaigns, strategy and campaign planning engagements for a portfolio of leading non-profits primarily located in the Cincinnati region. 
 
The Manager position is a unique opportunity to deepen your awareness and knowledge of the non-profit and philanthropic sectors while helping to make signature community projects happen. The Manager will work with non-profits of varying sizes and across a diverse range of sectors, and with some of our community’s top donors and leaders. 

The Manager will have significant experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously to successfully meet project goals. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to provide the highest quality service, strategic counsel and results to help clients make a positive impact in their community. 

Specific areas of oversight and responsibilities include:

Client Service
The Manager is part of a client-facing project team, responsible for executing tasks and strategy necessary to meet the needs of the assigned projects while delivering a high-quality client experience. Though specific responsibilities will vary for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Manages a portfolio of fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects, working with members of the Non-Profit Services team to ensure all project deliverables are performed at a superior quality, on-time and exceed the expectations of the client
- Lead communication with clients serving as point-of-contact to keep clients abreast of project status and next steps 
- Collaborates with Vice Presidents and CEO to develop campaign plans and strategies, providing input on recommendations for clients
- Facilitates client meetings and manages preparation for client and donor meetings 
- Conducts research and analysis to guide projects; evaluate clients’ donor and revenue trends; conduct prospect research; analyze comparative organizations 
- Supports the development of project timelines and manages day-to-day project workflow
- Manages active fundraising campaigns including developing prospect pipelines, scheduling donor meetings, managing campaign meetings and leadership volunteers, and other fundraising tasks 
- Work with team to develop campaign messaging strategies, draft donor communications, and author grant proposals
- Collaborates with Non-Profit Services team to develop and adapt processes and procedures for the Non-Profit Services Division
- Performs any other necessary project work and duties to meet the needs of the client

Company Culture 
- Participates in and actively exemplifies Ignite Core Principles:
  - Solutions Driven – Our work is rooted in our ability to develop solutions to help our clients achieve their philanthropic goals. We take the lead in co-creating the path to our clients’ success. 
  - Adaptive – Building the right strategy requires us to remain humble, so we may continually learn and adapt. We embrace listening, questioning, and experimentation as the foundation of our adaptive mindset. 
  - Team-Centered – Philanthropy is a team sport – no single individual has the knowledge and experience to successfully navigate all aspects of our work. We thrive by taking a team approach, ensuring that we bring diverse tools and talent to successfully tackle our clients’ complex challenges. 
  - Service Minded – Through the generosity of our clients, we serve our community by maximizing the power of giving. We lead by example, personifying the spirit of the sector we serve. 

Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Manager will part of a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes: 
- Ability to proactively manage multiple projects at the same time, with minimal direction, and successfully meet project goals and deadlines
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Keen attention to detail and the ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals. 
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to learn and improve continuously. 
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- Candidates will likely have experience working in the development department of a non-profit organization or have served in a development capacity on a non-profit’s Board of Directors. 
- Non-profit grant request writing experience preferred.
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders.

Qualifications
- A minimum of 5-7+ years of non-profit fundraising experience or proven related project management experience, with progressive increase in responsibilities throughout career tenure 
- Ability to proactively manage multiple projects at the same time, with minimal direction, and successfully meet project goals and deadlines
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills; ability to adapt writing style depending on audience needs.
- Desire to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and effectively anticipate client and donor expectations 
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders
- Strong critical thinking, quantitative analysis and research skills 
- Strong presentation skills and display of professionalism
- Keen attention to detail and commitment to deliver work of the highest quality 
- Non-profit grant and proposal writing experience preferred
- Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office

Salary & Benefits
Ignite Philanthropy offers a competitive comprehensive employee benefits package:
- The salary range for the Manager position is $45,000 - $65,000 annually, commensurate with experience. 
- Ignite offers the following benefits to employees:
  - Elective health, dental and vision insurance (75% of the employee’s premium is employer paid). 
  - Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance (100% of the premium is employer-paid).
  - 401(k) retirement savings plan with a 4% employer contribution that employees may elect to participate in the quarter immediately following their hire date.
  - Discretionary annual bonus and profit-sharing contribution.
  - Thirteen (13) paid holidays, which includes six (6) business days at the end of the calendar year.
  - 120 hours of paid leave (PTO) used for vacations and planned absences.
  - Flexible Discretionary Leave used for short-term health-related or personal absences.
  - Eight (8) hours of Volunteer Leave used for volunteering in the community.
  - Twelve (12) weeks of partially paid Parental Leave.
- Ignite is fully committed to employees’ growth and offers opportunities for continued professional development. 
- Ignite supports a flexible work environment.  However, Ignite’s business and client needs will need to be supported through attending in-person meetings, as well as completing office-based projects.
- Ignite provides an $80/month monthly parking stipend and a $25/month phone/internet stipend. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. 

To Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. To apply, please complete the online application at https://ignitephilanthropy.bamboohr.com/jobs/.

Matinée Musicale Cincinnati

Digital Marketing Specialist (Independent Contractor)

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Matinée Musicale Cincinnati is searching for a part-time digital marketing specialist (Independent Contractor) to plan and monitor Matinée’s online presence on all platforms. 

Matinée Musicale Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that presents professional classical music recitals and master classes with the artists, and also awards scholarships and grants.

Your duties will include planning, implementing, and monitoring our digital marketing campaigns across all digital networks. Our ideal candidate is someone with experience in marketing and social media management and who has some knowledge or love of classical music.

Responsibilities
- Plan and implement all web, SEO/SEM database marketing, email and social media campaigns
- Coordinate with print advertising campaigns
- Maintain and improve our social media presence
- Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns
- Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies through digital marketing

Work Hours 
- Work from home
- Flexible hours
- Approximately 5-10 hours per week, with flexible availability to handle projects as needed

Pay
$25/hour

Effective Date
Immediately or as soon as possible

Digital Marketing Qualifications / Skills
- Self-motivated
- In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms, best practices, and marketing analytics 
- Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate
- Up to date on the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing
- Outstanding communication skills
- Knowledge of classical music a plus

Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
- Proven work experience in digital marketing

Email your letter of interest and resume to MatineeMusicaleJob@gmail.com.

Matinée Musicale Cincinnati is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Director of Public Safety

Posted:
Oct 6, 2021
Department: Public Safety 
Position: Director
Type: Full Time, exempt, salary $60,000 annually
Location: Cincinnati, OH

The Director helps to ensure a safe and welcoming environment through collaboratively working with internal departments and external community partners. The position directs 24/7 operations at Union Terminal (“UT”) and other Cincinnati Museum Center (“CMC”) properties, including those owned and leased by CMC & NURFC and its affiliates.  The position is responsible for maintaining an effective safety and security program to safeguard staff, volunteers, guests, tenants and the physical facilities. 

Supervisor: AVP Facilities

Key Responsibilities
- Provides strategic direction for the department including development of goals, objectives, and department priorities. Plan, implement, supervise, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the specific functions and services of the Public Safety Department, including operating policies, procedures, and methods. Assist in developing and modifying services and procedures to meet legal, regulatory, institutional and community needs.
- Provides supervision and leadership to Public Safety Team ensuring professional development and continuous improvement. Support the activities of personnel on all shifts, including maintaining a strong relationship with contracted service providers.
- Develops, reviews, and assesses departmental policies, processes, and operational procedures, including employing best practices in incident report documentation and related activities. Prepares and manages department budget.
- Provide leadership and input in creating and implementing the Emergency Response plan. 
- Carry out a variety of planning activities related to public safety operations, such as developing contingency plans for handling emergency situations and planning security coverage for special events. 
- Oversee/carry out appropriate follow-up and investigation of all reported incidents. Ensure that all applicable CMC safety and security rules and regulations, as well as state laws, are properly enforced by public safety personnel. 
- Participate in major events held at UT or by the CMC, both on and off-site, and lead in the planning of safety and security for these events.
- Serve as a liaison to local (city and county), state, federal law enforcement agencies concerning safety, security, or law enforcement issues at all CMC locations. Maintains an ongoing knowledge of policies, procedures, laws, and ordinances pertaining to public safety and security.  Proactively develop relationship with these groups to ensure coverage when needed.
- Provide operational coverage and support in the security officer capacity when needed.
- Coordinate and conduct daily inspections of all facilities, ensuring completion of inspections by public safety staff and compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Report any problems to the Engineering Department. 
- Direct fire and emergency evacuation drills in conjunction with on-site personnel and local fire officials. Additionally, manage and facilitate other necessary safety training including but not limited to CPR and active shooter, Confer regularly with all departments, as well as, local law enforcement and rescue/hospital personnel, and other community members, to plan, coordinate and evaluate services/activities, coordinate the handling of emergencies and various safety/security problems.
- Manage and coordinate central communication systems, including (but not limited to) security systems, radios, CCTV and life safety equipment.
- Plan and administer appropriate departmental records systems. 
- Prepare various administrative/operations reports. 
- Active participate with local and state officials for safety planning including but not limited to BWC, active shooter, hate crimes, threat levels.
- Work weekend and night shifts as needed.
- Manage pandemic requirements for our properties and teams in an effective way to ensure safe environment for all while maintain peace and calm.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor or CMC leadership.

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or law enforcement with three to five years of leadership experience, or an associate degree plus five to seven years of relevant training and experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. 
- Demonstrated experience in disaster training and emergency drill coordination. 
- Working knowledge of public safety and security practices in a large organization.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to develop and maintain respectful relationships with visitors, staff, and the community.
- Experience working with a diverse team and community. Possess an understanding of varied regional, cultural, academic, and socio-economic backgrounds and passion for equality.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule that include evening and weekend assignments.
- Willingness to submit to a criminal background check with a finding of no felony convictions. 
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record, as defined by VSC policy.

This is considered an essential position, meaning employees in Public Safety may be required to report to or remain at work in the case of an emergency to protect, recover, and continue operations.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Properties Master

Posted:
Oct 1, 2021
Organizational Overview
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre 
- TCT On Tour
- TCT Academy

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

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

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide-ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, identities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

Position Overview
- The Properties Master will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  The Properties Master will be directly responsible for researching, designing, developing, and otherwise obtaining all props and rehearsal props as well as scenic dressings for TCT MainStage, Academy, and TCT on Tour divisions in collaboration with directors and stage managers of the productions, and the designated scenic designer of each show.  The Properties Master is also responsible for maintaining and organizing future additions to our property stock, and for any prop needs associated with promotional appearances or photo shoots. 
- The Properties Master will report to the Production Director. 
- Much of the properties or rehearsal props required for TCT productions can be pulled from our stock, located in the TCT scenic shop facility in St. Bernard.  The ideal candidate will have experience creatively blending existing stock with their own design, building props from scratch, and purchasing creative solutions to satisfy the director’s vision. 

Responsibilities and Ideal Qualifications     
- Generating a Script and Scenic Design-Based “Raw Properties” list for each production at least 1 month prior to the start of rehearsals. After submitting to the Production Director and Resident Stage Manager for review, the stage director for each production will amend the list, based on their vision, and will return the list to the Properties Master within one week. The Properties Master and the Resident Stage Manager will schedule a final props list meeting to establish the official props list for each production. 
- Creating or otherwise obtaining props and rehearsal props for all MainStage, Academy, and Touring Productions.
- Creative shopping for necessary materials
- Working with power tools
- Altering existing props to fit the director’s vision 
- Transporting props to and from the shop or renting company, rehearsal studio, and performance location. 
- Repairing damaged props as necessary
- Tracking a materials budget and promptly turning in receipts
- Creating a master prop matrix for each show with Stage Management Team
- Reading and responding to rehearsal reports in a timely manner 
- Ability to produce within a given deadline and in adherence with the production schedule
- Building relationships with other arts organizations, share prop stock
- Working knowledge of electrics and implementing electronic functions
- A background in carpentry, woodworking, and welding(MIG)
- Artistic painting experience
- Sewing, hemming, and upholstery skills 
- Great sense of humor and a passion for the mission of TCT

Systems and Operations
The TCT Properties Master will have access to tools, stock, and facility use in our Scenic Shop, located in St Bernard, as well as space in our facility on Red Bank Road. 

The TCT Properties Master will have access to a tax-exempt form and a company credit card for purchases. 

The TCT Properties Master will have access to use a TCT van, to transport items to and from the performance venue. The Properties Master may schedule the van with the Technical Director. If the van is unavailable, the Properties Master may need to use their own mode of transportation. Per TCT policy, a $.40 per mile reimbursement will be in effect between a TCT location and a third-party location, or the Employee may elect to take the deduction on their taxes. 

TCT locations include: our headquarters on Red Bank Road, our scene shop in St. Bernard, and Downtown at the Taft Theatre.  

Third party locations include: retail locations, rental pick-up locations, or donation pick-up locations.  

TCT does not reimburse for miles to or from the contractor’s home and any location, or between two TCT locations. The contractor must keep a detailed log of mileage. 

Timeline and Commitment
The TCT Properties Master will ideally begin between January 2, 2022 or earlier if applicable. 

The Property Master will be included in all production meetings prior to and during the rehearsal process, technical and dress rehearsals as assigned, and to meet the following deadlines for completed show designs: Rehearsal props should be present by first blocking rehearsal and final performance props are due by load-in or first dress.

Minimum and Ideal Qualifications

- Education Level: Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent work experience.

Compensation & Benefits
- Salary range: $35,000-$40,000
- Health, vision, and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
- Generous PTO accrual based on years of service.
- Generous paid holiday schedule.
- Flexible schedule opportunities. 

To Apply 
Qualified candidates should submit whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can come in the form of a video, cover letter/resume, portfolio, and/or demo reels. (Files should be less than 3MB in total, links are welcome). No phone calls, please.

Please submit materials and any references by Wednesday, October 15, 2021 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com

Subject Line: PROPERTIES MASTER 2021  

Pones

Grant Manager

Posted:
Oct 1, 2021
Overview
The Grant Manager supports the mission of Pones by seeking funding which allows the organization to enact its mission of providing artistic opportunities for community growth by creating engaging new ways for audiences to experience dance. Funding sources include the full range of local, regional, state, and national sources, across both government and private sectors. Examples of recent and ongoing grantors include the Kentucky Arts Council, ArtsWave, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, the Charles H. Dater Foundation, the Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation, and Horizon Funds of Northern Kentucky. For specific details on Pones productions and programs, please visit www.pones.org. 

Required Skills 
- Basic skills in grant research, data collection, record keeping, and narrative/persuasive writing 
- Excellent grammar and written communication skills 
- Strong research skills, organization, self-motivation, and attention to detail 
- A general knowledge of arts funding landscape and a commitment to diversity and inclusion

The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of Pones programming, structure, budget, competitive landscape, and other company details relevant to grant research, writing, and reporting. 

Duties
- Research funding opportunities which appropriately fit the mission and programs of Pones 
- Draft and submit grant applications/proposals according to funder guidelines, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer 
- Maintain an up-to-date list of grant application and report due dates and ensure timelines are met 
- Maintain required/appropriate statistical, narrative, and budget data for follow-up reporting, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer 
- Draft and submit grant reports/evaluations according to funder guidelines, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer 
- Establish and nurture personal contact and relationships with funders and program officers, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Pones board members 
- Meet with the Executive Director as needed to enhance understanding of the mission, vision, programs, and needs of the organization 
- Update the Pones Board of Directors and Executive Director on progress via periodic attendance at board meetings or other appropriate correspondence 
- Attend staff meeting every other month for 2 hours (October, Dec, Feb, April, June, Aug)
- Attend applicable networking/professional development events on behalf of Pones
- Execute additional projects/duties as mutually agreed upon with the Executive Director 

Hours

Hours are flexible, and most tasks for this position can be performed remotely via digital communication. Pones can accommodate nearly any schedule and is seeking 20-29 hours per month, including weekly check-ins, starting as early as October 2021.

Pay

$20-$25 an hour based on applicant’s experience, with potential for increases as merited during periodic reviews and approved by the Board of Directors; 6-month minimum commitment required.

Pones is committed to fostering a culture of anti-racism and inclusion in all areas of its work. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the team are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, send your resume and a grant writing sample to Kim Popa at kim@pones.org, with the subject “Grant Manager – [Your Last Name]”. 

Taft Museum of Art

Guest Service & Hospitality Supervisor

Posted:
Oct 1, 2021
Reports To: Senior Manager of Guest Services & Hospitality
Team: Guest Services & Hospitality                                         
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt
Hours: The position requires 15-20 hours per week; additional opportunities are available during the week for special events and programs.
Schedule:  Need to be able to work most Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10:30 AM to 4:30 or 5:00 PM.
Wage: Starting at $13.00/hour
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts; Employee Assistance Program, 401K opportunities, Aflac Insurance Offered, Other Benefits based on number hours worked.
Conditions of Employment: COVID 19 Vaccinated.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a part-time Guest Service Associate reporting to the Sr. Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality. 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. 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 Overview
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality (GS&H), the Guest Services & Hospitality Supervisor assists in all aspects of the Taft Museum of Art (TMA)  front of the house (FOH) operation to include: admissions, café, retail sales, and events.  The GS&HS s primary responsibility is to supervise, train and develop the GS&H Associates to deliver an exceptional guest experience when the Museum is open to the public or during events.
 
Leadership/Supervisory
- GS&H Supervisor works between the Lindner Family Café, private TMA events and meetings, the shop, admissions, and facility rental events, spending equal time involved in hands-on work on the floor and back-office functions.
- Responsible for training each Associate to give a GREAT first Impression with Museum guests! Cheerful and welcoming. Greet all guests with an upbeat attitude.
- Provides a supervisory presence on the floor of the Museum when it is open to the public and for some special events and facility rentals, ensuring that services are delivered as planned to ensure each guest enjoys an exceptional experience.
- Supervises and coaches GS&H Associates to ensure all service standards are delivered and all administrative duties are effectively completed and in compliance with Museum guidelines and management expectations.
- Provide supervision and training to Museum volunteers involved in guest services and retail sales activities.
- Provides the Sr. Manager of Guest Services & Hospitality support in running the operation and floor coverage for their days off. 
- Supports the Sr. Manager of GS&H in the scheduling of GS&H Associates and ensuring the payroll process is done according to the Finance guideline accurately, timely, and within GS&H budget.
- Works with Human Resources to ensure all GS&H department employees follow the Museum and HR processes and procedures per the Employee HR Guide, the Museum Facility Policies, and Security, Risk, and Safety Procedures.
- Coordinates HR personnel activities for the GS&H department based on Sr. Manager of GS&H expectations and HR processes and policy to include hiring staff, onboarding and orientation new hires, training & development, performance feedback, and employee relation issues. 

Guest Services and Hospitality Expert
- Monitor guest activity to ensure safety, adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols, study what engages guests, and provide feedback on guest museum experiences.
- Handle a wide variety of customer requests through demonstrating robust product/service knowledge alongside an ability to deal creatively but effectively with unusual situations in line with Museum standards. Demonstrate an ability to deal with both positive and negative customer feedback with grace and professionalism.
- Accurately communicates information about current and future programs and events to GS&H Team and guests.
- Ensure that customer-facing and back-of-house activities are operated with excellence and under the standards established by the Sr. Manager of GS&E.
- Resolves guest complaints and or service deficiencies by listening to the guest, responding with sincerity, and using appropriate service recovery tools.
- Works with Guest Services & Hospitality Team to respond and effectively disseminates phone inquiries and information.
- Assist with addressing guest and staff issues on the Museum floor, including de-escalating guest issues and engaging with guests from a wide range of backgrounds 
- Assist in the planning and delivery of events such as exhibition openings, weddings, or meetings.
- Leads the operation of the activities of the retail sales, including the accuracy of transactions; receipt of, pricing, and display of merchandise; daily, weekly, and monthly sales reconciliation; and ongoing inventory audit.
- Set standards for visual merchandising, including packaging and displays, in concert with institutional branding efforts.
- Maintains the Museum's point of sale systems; to include ensuring screens and products are correctly setups, pulling data from systems for reporting, and making recommendations for system development and improvement.
- Daily interface with reservation systems to check reservations for the day.
- Follow all Museum processes and compliance standards applicable to financial transactions.
- Other duties may be assigned or assumed.

Other 
- Inspects all function rooms before service to ensure the room is maintained and reports any discrepancies to Facilities Team.
- Help with setups in Cafe and other meeting rooms before opening to the public.
- Flow to help Cafe team if it gets too busy, helping to clear and set up tables.
- 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 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.
- 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
- Excellent standards of proficiency with Microsoft Office, including the use of Microsoft Excel. Experience managing point of sale (POS) systems.
- Experience with electronic employee scheduling platforms.
- Strong supervisory and leadership skills to leverage the talents of the staff to deliver goals most efficiently and effectively.
- Must be self-directed, motivated, and demonstrate exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Highly organized and demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
- Adhere to established departmental standard operating procedures for all matters of execution and behavior.  
- Must be well-groomed, attired in clean, crisp, well-maintained uniforms with proper fitting.
- Personable and possesses excellent communication skills, both in-person, email, virtually, 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.
- Always on time and reliable.
- Highly motivated, professional, creative, articulate, and goal-oriented, and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Ability to use a stepladder to reach merchandise for customers
- Collaborates and works well with others at all times.
- Flexible, the ability to flow to work when and where is needed to ensure a positive experience for Guests.
- Loves the Arts is a big plus.
- Access to reliable personal transportation for routine pick-ups or drop-offs to/from vendors.
- Reliable transportation.
- You are authorized to work in the US.

Required Education and Experience
- Three years of hospitality/guest service job experience.
- Supervisory experience of at least one year or more is required.
- Must have a working knowledge of Banquet operations as well as core standards and standard operating procedures.
- Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with the public are a must.
- ServSafe Level 1 or equivalent.
- TIPS training is preferred.

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 to learn, experience, and expand our thinking each day.  
- 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 champion equitable practices, provide a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 

Peaslee Neighborhood Center

Piano Program Coordinator & Instructor

Posted:
Oct 1, 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 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.

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Fringe Producer - Seasonal

Posted:
Oct 1, 2021
Overview
Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a small professional theatre in the historic district of Over-the-Rhine, seeks a positive, theatre-loving candidate to join us on a six-month contract as Fringe Festival Producer, overseeing the successful planning and execution of the 19th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

Now in our 24th season, the Know is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible.

This 6-month contracted position is responsible for managing the logistics and execution of the 19th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, a two week celebration of live arts featuring a mix of local and out of town talent and performances from every genre imaginable. The “Cincy Fringe” is a beloved Cincinnati summer tradition, which takes place starting the Friday after Memorial Day and runs for two full weeks of artistic exploration thereafter. Find out more about the scope and scale of the Festival here: https://cincyfringe.com/about/

Traditionally, the Fringe Festival takes place in pop-up theatre venues across our neighborhood in Over-the-Rhine, though we have the ability to take all or part of the Festival online in response to whatever the current pandemic conditions are in spring 2022.

The Fringe Producer is the primary contact for artists and technicians, leads the process of compiling Fringe Jury feedback on applications and curating our artistic lineup for the year, works with the administrative and technical team to ensure we have the venues, supplies, and support we need to produce an effective Festival, and works with the Marketing team to ensure the Festival is promoted effectively.

A successful candidate will:
- share a love of new plays; 
- be a creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and within a team
- have practical experience in community organizing and/or production management
- experience building and maintaining web sites in content management systems like WordPress
- be a clear and effective communicator, and
- enjoy working in a collaborative environment with both resident team members and guest artists.

Compensation and requirements: This position is a 6-month contract with variable hours, for a $15,000 stipend ($625 per week). Out of town/remote candidates will be considered but will need to be on-site between May 20 and June 15, 2022, to ensure the successful completion of the project. Full or partial travel reimbursement for out-of-town candidates to and from Cincinnati may be available; and housing may be available (pandemic conditions permitting).

Candidates should be familiar with the Google suite of office applications (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Forms, and Slides), and have some experience with basic website content management. Familiarity with Adobe products is a plus.

Know Theatre’s budget is available for public review at: https://knowtheatre.com/budget


Job Specifications

Fringe Producer - Seasonal, $15,000 from January through end of June

Fringe Festival Artist Liaison
- Handles all primary communications with Fringe Artists regarding Production, Advertising, Marketing, and Housing.
- Coordinates application process for Fringe Festival including handbook updates, applications 
- Coordinates Fringe Jury and Jurying Process
- Maintains all Fringe artist-related files and folders in shared Google Drive 

Fringe Event and Production Coordination
- Works with Producing Artistic DIrector (PAD) and Associate Artistic Director (AAD) to select performance slate from Fringe jury-approved applications, resulting in a well-balanced Festival Primary Lineup
- With PAD and AAD, decides scope of additional Fringe Special Events and coordinates invitations to artists to participate  
- Serves as lead in setting Fringe Performance schedule, in conjunction with PAD, AAD and Technical Director (TD)
- Schedules and leads all staff-wide Fringe Festival production meetings
- Serves as lead in locating and securing locations for in-person Fringe events, including (if appropriate) outdoor venues
- Coordinates Fringe After Hours series, and additional Fringe guest artists.
- Works with Team Marketing to ensure deadlines are met for Fringe-related communications
- Works with TD and admin team to make staffing plan for Festival based on number of accepted shows, planned audience capacity, and locations (in person, digital, or a hybrid)
- Works with Production Team to interview and hire Venue Technicians and Fringe overhire
- If in-person visiting artists are part of this year’s Festival, arranges and manages artist housing (“billeting”)
- Assist AAD and Marketing Team in securing advertisers for Fringe Festival Guide
- Assists production team with set up and strike of the Festival as needed

Fringe Marketing & PR
- Collects production and artist information from all producing companies and artists for marketing and PR purposes
- Ensures that information on artists, venues, performance times, and other relevant details are communicated to the Marketing team for timely public distribution
- Works closely with the Marketing team to approve and finalize Fringe-related marketing materials for print, website, and social media
- Assists in writing and performing the Channel Fringe Hard Hitting Action News Update during the festival.

Application Process
- To be considered for the Fringe Festival Producer position, please submit your current resume & references to jobs@knowtheatre.com with the subject line “Fringe Producer Application.”

Artonomy

Artistic Designer

Posted:
Sep 24, 2021
The Artistic Designer will be responsible for working alongside of the art and design team and reports to the Directors. This position entails working closely with the team to provide artistic solutions for our clients with a focus in interior design and artwork. From conceptual packets to development and making print ready files, this role requires knowledge in the design world with regards to spatial relationships and art to complement the interior design and décor for our clients. This position is to meet regularly with the Artistic Director and reports to the Creative Director and Executive Team of the Company.

A key component of this role is to track all time and projects in the Monday software. This is how we manage all projects and assign responsibilities to each designer/art consultant as well as tracking all creative design hours. This is one of our measures of high-quality control standards that ensures project efficiency and deliverables. This process includes maintaining all client communication via logging emails, uploading design packets, scoping all creative art development through design iterations and client reviews, as well as final approval of artwork to be priced and made print-ready prior to final production. 

Responsibilities
- Coordinates and reports to the Artistic and Creative Directors for all project development and deliverables.
- Create, source, and curate artwork for clientele in the Hospitality, Corporate, Senior Living, Boutique, and Residential markets.
- Acts as a tertiary point of contact for the design team on projects. 
- Assists in project and file server organization. 
- Assists design team in reading and translating designer floor plans and elevations and participates in 2D spatial and 3D studies.
- Assists in business development efforts via events and assists in marketing materials.
- Assists in making print-ready files and laying out materials via Adobe Illustrator for 3rd party printers and specialists.
- Can speak confidently on art history and art stylizations.
- Collaborates with designers/art consultants on art packages via Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
- Collaborate with art and design team to complete projects on a deadline and prioritizes tasks.
- Collaborates on art and design concepts, storytelling, and develops packages through creative problem solving for artistic solutions to address the client’s design narrative and scope package.
- Collaborates in research on art and interior design trends as well as researching new artists and art showcases. 
- Maintains aesthetics of branding and The Company’s creative vision. 
- Participates in client meetings via virtual or in-person meetings.
- Participates in Miller Gallery openings and special events. 
- Adds to overall office positivity and creative culture. 

- Collaborate on special projects and other duties as requested. 

To Apply

Send resumes to carrie@artonomyinc.com.

Strange Stock Art Conservation

Pre-Program Internship

Posted:
Sep 24, 2021
Strange Stock Art Conservation is offering a pre-program internship. The conservation studio is located in Covington, Kentucky and provides conservation and preservation services for works on paper and photographic materials to serve a client base of institutions and individuals.

The intern will work on specific projects related to photographic materials, but may also have the opportunity to learn about works on paper and support the operations of a busy practice by training for skills related to: artwork handling, examination, research, photo-documentation, condition reporting, proposal creation and archival rehousing. General studio upkeep includes cleaning/maintenance, administrative tasks and supply orders.

Education and Experience
- Currently enrolled college Junior or Senior, or recent graduate in one or more of the following areas: Studio Art, Art History, Library Science, Chemistry, Museum Studies, Art Conservation or related field.
- Some experience handling works of art and/or historic artifacts within a museum environment, educational setting or private business.
- Experience with analog photographic materials.

Skills and Qualifications
- Detail oriented.
- Patient, willingness to learn.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a small team.
- Interested in creative problem solving and troubleshooting.
- Clear, legible handwriting.
- Well organized to maintain protocols for written reports, photo-documentation, project time management and studio upkeep.
- Understanding of artist materials and mediums, especially related to photography.
- Ability to follow photo-documentation workflow.
- Ability to follow MSDS for chemistry and safety procedures in studio.
- Proficiency using Microsoft OS, Word/Excel, Google Docs and Adobe. Understanding of use with Affinity, Zoom and social media platforms also preferred.

The internship is P/T (1 - 2 days/week) at $12/hr. The opportunity will be offered for a mutually agreeable time period based on project needs. Strange Stock Art Conservation continues to follow strict COVID-19 protocols and procedures for the safety and protection of personnel and clients, including requiring full vaccination status for employment.

Interested and qualified individuals may send application materials (resume, letter of interest and contacts for at least two professional references) in PDF form to hello@strangestockconservation.com.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Donor Services Coordinator

Posted:
Sep 24, 2021
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Donor Services Coordinator in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Philanthropy Department. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week. 

Position Summary
The Donor Services Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational support for the Cincinnati Art Museum's Philanthropy programs and Director of Director of Philanthropy.

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy, duties include but are not limited to:

Divisional Responsibilities
- Maintains donor records and inputs new data into the Altru system.
- Prepares correspondence regarding the Art Museum and its donor recognition programs.
- Provides correspondence and handles report/proposal preparation.
- Handles all incoming and outgoing mail including prioritizing, copying, distributing, mailing, and filing. Assists with departmental mailings.
- Keeps Division calendar up to date.
- Schedules, prepares materials for and staff’s board committees and subcommittees as assigned. Additionally record minutes and helps facilitate follow-up as needed for those committees.
- Processes invoices, maintains department files, and processes requests for information.
- Assist donors with requests and inquiries.

Event Responsibilities
- Assists special events staff as needed with planning, invitations creation, reservations, data entry, deposits, and event files.
- Attends major donor events and fundraisers to provide on-site assistance and support.

Assistant Responsibilities
The Donor Services Coordinator also serves as the assistant to the Director of Philanthropy. In that role, the candidate is expected to:
- Manage scheduling for internal and external appointments, meetings, and conference calls.
- Answer and screen phone calls. Take messages and assist donors with questions and requests.
- Write and prepare letters and other written correspondence.
- Maintain any project files as needed.
- Take on other special projects and duties as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy.

Requirements
Two year college degree or higher with at least two (2) years of experience in a nonprofit organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must also have excellent computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel. Previous experience with donor management software a plus.

Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate (written and verbal) with a wide range of people, attention to accuracy and detail, ability to handle varied and multiple projects simultaneously, ability to prioritize and schedule work according to deadlines, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals and volunteers associated the Art Museum.

Apply Here

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Patron Services Associate – PT

Posted:
Sep 24, 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 encouraged to apply.

Job Title: 

Position Overview
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is searching for Patron Services Associates to provide excellent customer service for all aspects of ticketing operations and sales, both in-person and via the phone using the Tessitura arts enterprise system. The position works primarily in the Box Office but will also have required duties in the parking garage (outside), in other public spaces within the facility and at occasional outreach efforts outside the Playhouse.  Reports to both the Ticket Services Manager and Ticket System Administrator.

This is a part-time, non-exempt, seasonal position. There is no guaranteed minimum number of hours per week and flexibility is necessary. Number of hours per week vary based on performance schedule and can range from zero hours when there are no performances up to 20 hours. Ideal start date is September 27, 2021. Pay rate is $13.90 an hour. The position will require work outside normal business hours, including evenings and weekends. The 2021-22 season runs Oct. 9, 2021 - May 22, 2022. During the season, Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 7:30 p.m., Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. and Monday from noon to 5 p.m. This position may also work 9 a.m. to noon, prior to Box Office opening. 

Duties
- Sell tickets/products in person and via the telephone to Playhouse patrons using the Tessitura arts enterprise system.
- Provide the highest level of customer service by proactively responding to the needs of Playhouse patrons.
- Enhance the development of ongoing and repeat business relationships with patrons. Address concerns and requests promptly; determine ways to improve patron experiences going forward.
- Collaborate within the department to develop and implement best practices for all patron touch points including ticketing operations, sales, outbound and inbound phone calls, parking attendant, and Covid Vaccination/ID checkpoints.
- Periodically serve as administrative office receptionist when Box Office is closed during business hours.
- Ensure consistent messaging, data tracking and reporting of patron transactions within the departments using the Tessitura.
- Represent Playhouse in the Park to the public at events inside and outside the physical building.
- Assist with system duties in Tessitura.

- Other duties as assigned.

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements
- Customer service experience is preferred.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Computer proficiency required, including good working knowledge of Excel and Word.
- 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 various levels of staff, donors and guests.
- Comfort with highly sensitive information.
- High ability to prioritize own wide-ranging work- load and work independently.
- Manages tasks to completion and sets priorities.
- Advanced attention to detail, organization and accuracy.
- Strong ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and vendors.
- High threshold for working through ambiguity.
- 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.
- A Covid vaccine is required upon hire.

Work Environment & Physical Demands
- Position is primarily located in a climate-controlled office. The exception is when working as parking attendant outside during performances, which is required of this position. There is occasional offsite work including (both indoors and outdoors).
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of standard office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets).
- Position is generally sedentary, and the employee may sit for long periods of time working at a computer screen (90% or more of their workday). Serving as parking attendant requires standing and moving in an outside environment.
- Position requires a minimum amount of external activity, but on occasion 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.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, listen, speak, climb stairs, walk and occasionally run.
- 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.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply
- Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Don Wong, Ticketing Services Manager at don.wong@cincyplay.com.
- Positions will remain posted until filled.
- No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Project Manager, Marketing

Posted:
Sep 23, 2021
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager in the museum’s Marketing Department. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week.

The Project Manager works in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications and Design Manager to ensure the design needs of each department are balanced, aligned with the mission of the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM), and met in a timely manner. This role manages design timelines and budgets and plays a crucial project management role with CAM’s graphic design firm. 

The Project Manager works with the Design Manager and internal departments in the museum, especially Marketing and Communications Curatorial, and Philanthropy, in addition to vendors including graphic designers, project managers, editorial staff, and project coordinators.

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communication, duties include but are not limited to:
- Acts as key point of contact between the museum and its design agency 
- Uses project software to communicate, maintain timelines and update project lists
- Facilitates and implements a project schedule that gains the commitment of the design agency and related internal departments, then monitors, maintains and revises the project schedule throughout the project development cycle
- Prepares project status reports to share with internal museum departments
- Sources materials and works closely with printing vendors
- Manages editorial meeting and coordinates the collection of content and design of the museum’s quarterly Member Magazine. Works with editor and design firm to create the publication and distributes publication for review
- Coordinates the production of the museum’s Annual Report
- Manages design budgets and exhibition and design-related purchase orders and invoices
- Maintains and updates museum’s Style Guide and ensures all materials adhere to museum brand 
- Imports images into digital image system
- Works with curators or other organizations to maintain press images and credit information 
- Drafts alternative text/image descriptions of CAM exhibition press images to make our social media content accessible for patrons with visual impairments

Requirements
- Excellent planning and organization skills
- Knowledge of the design production process or previous project management experience
- Understanding of marketing, branding principles and basic design skills
- Experience with budgets, purchasing and accounting 
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal customers and external vendors
- Ability to implement and coordinate comprehensive schedules 
- Ability to operate a personal computer and various software programs 
- Ability to organize/prioritize work 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities 
- Ability to exert above average visual and physical effort, occasionally lifting materials or equipment up to 30 pounds 

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor degree required plus 3+ years general experience in project coordination or related fields. Experience in Museum, Advertising, Marketing, Design or Public Relations Agency preferred. Requires a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Candidates must have intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook. Previous experience in in both the Chicago and AP style of writing is a plus. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is able to work in a fast paced environment that values people who work well within a team as well as independently. 

To Apply

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Instructor, CCACMakes Program

Posted:
Sep 23, 2021
Reports to: Programs and Communication Manager
Dates: Weekdays, after-school hours
Rate: $30/class hour plus $15/class hour planning stipend

Status: Independent Contractor 

Overview

CCACMakes Instructors are responsible for the successful execution of weekly visual arts classes – including course curriculum design, supply and space preparation, and teaching – to be held at CCAC partner schools and organizations. Classes should be designed to be engaging and hands-on, teaching students new skills in a highly interactive, personalized tactile way. Classes meet on weekdays after-school in up to four-week sessions, or as one- to two-part weekend workshops. The position will regularly interact with CCAC staff, school and program partners, parents and students.

Sample classes include weaving, instrument-making, wood working, hand-built ceramics and other similar hands-on experiences.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Availability from 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. on one or more weekdays and/or on weekends during the day.
- Create and implement course curriculum, including space set up and supply ordering.
- Accompany after-school students from designated pick-up area to the classroom at partner school or organization.
- Independently teach and supervise up to 15 students in grades PreK – 6.
- Collect attendance information and provide to Programs and Communication Manager.

- Other duties a assigned

Requirements
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities. 
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates with prior teaching and classroom management experience preferred.
- Pass a local Hamilton County background check.

To Apply
Send the following information to emalene.benson@cliftonculturalarts.org. No phone calls, please. 
- Cover letter
- Résumé/CV
- 3 professional references
- 1 – 3 class proposals

Application Deadline: Ongoing until filled

Taft Museum of Art

Security and Public Safety Associate

Posted:
Sep 23, 2021
Reports to: Security & Public Safety Supervisor                          
Team: Security, Risk & Safety
Status:  Nonexempt/Part-time/As-Needed
Shifts:  All Shifts-Flexible Hours
Wage:  Starting at $12.50, with opportunities for wage growth and skill development.
Benefits: Free parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K opportunities, Aflac Insurance Group Rates, Museum membership, and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks part-time Security and Public Safety Associate reporting directly to the Security and Public Safety Supervisor.  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.  This is a great entry-level position also if you are looking for a career in the museum field! 
 
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, CLICK HERE.  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
The Security and Public Safety Associate’s primary responsibility is maintaining a safe and secure environment for the museum’s guests, staff, visitors, volunteers, and the museum’s works of art and exhibitions. They play a crucial role in creating a positive and meaningful experience for each visitor and guest. They also work with the rest of the TMA staff to ensure the museum operates at an excellent level of visitor experience, while at the same time minimizing risk for the visitors and the museum. This position is for someone that enjoys working with the public but understands the importance of providing each visitor the space they need to enjoy the intimacy of the museum. 

Essential Responsibilities
- Delivers excellent visitor experience, as defined by the Taft Museum of Art leadership team, across the entire museum.
- Due to the essential nature of all safety and security positions, the Security and Public Safety Associate may need to report for after-hour emergencies. For example, scheduled shifts, although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by the Director of Security, Risk & Safety.
- Responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects both the Museum and its visitors equally.
- Share safety and etiquette with staff, vendors, volunteers, and visitors in a highly professional and positive manner.
- Do rounds on foot to ensure both the facility and grounds are safe and secure.
- Identifies and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, windows, leaking water pipes, grounds, and doors left unlocked.
- Monitors personnel and parcels entering and departing the museum.
- Conducts or assists with evacuations in case of fire or other emergencies.
- Responsible for opening and closing the museum.
- Prepares Incident Reports promptly for the senior management review.
- Regulates vehicle and pedestrian traffic at the museum entrance to maintain orderly flow.
- 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 Education and Experience
- High School diploma or higher education.
- A safety & Security background is a plus but not required.
- Experience with an electronic ID and facility-access systems
- Knowledge of security practices/procedures preferred.

Required Skills and Capabilities
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, and/or first responder certification desired
- Physical capability: Hear normal conversation (hearing aids acceptable)
- Able to bend, stoop, or work with hands above shoulder level. Perform physical duties, including but not limited to the ability to safely 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.
- Must speak English and be able to communicate in a highly effective way.
- Enjoy working with the public.
- Love of the arts is a plus.
- If you have art handler experience, additional opportunities might be available.
- You are 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 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

Cafe and Events Associate

Posted:
Sep 23, 2021
Team: Hospitality & Guests Services
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt 
Schedule: Shifts are now available Friday-Sunday; additional Event opportunities during the week and evenings.
Wage: Starting at $10.00/hour plus tips.
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts, Employee Assistance Program, 401K opportunities, Aflac Insurance Offered, Career Growth, Free Membership to the Taft Museum of Art, Training and Development Opportunities.
 
Love ART, Love FOOD, Love HISTORY, Love MUSIC, Love Learning?  If you said yes to any of those questions, YOU WOULD LOVE YOUR WORK TOO!  Come be a part of the Taft Museum of Art Guest Services & Hospitality Team during our Bicentennial Celebration Year and beyond.  We are creating something special, be a part of it.

 

The Taft Museum of Art has immediate openings for part-time Cafe and Events Associates in the Museum's Lindner Café and on the Events Team. The Lindner Cafe is open Friday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 3 pm daily.  Be a part of one of the smallest art museums in the USA and a unique work environment where food is art too!  With a growing art museum audience and membership, we need experienced Cafe and Event Associates to join our team—an excellent opportunity for weekend work.  Shifts available 10 am - 3 pm Friday, and 10 am - 4 pm Saturday/Sunday. Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours, a beautiful atmosphere, and a great work environment!

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume along with our application. 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.  

Position Overview
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality, the Cafe and Events Associates are crucial to creating an exceptional and meaningful experience for all our guests when they visit that Taft Museum of Art.  Our Cafe is where people can relax and enjoy an intimate brunch, lunch, or special events.  Our Associates have a passion for people, service, food, the arts and are responsible for delivering gracious hospitality with a strong knowledge of the Museum's daily offerings and history. Our Cafe and Events Associates must provide excellence in communication with team members and guests and always demonstrate professionalism. Teamwork is essential to all that we do. The Cafe and Events Associates' work is all about our guest's success.  From greeting each guest and welcoming them to the TMA, responding to their inquiries and request, serving food and beverages, ensuring a clean and sparkling dining area.

Essential Duties
- Responsible for consistently creating a GREAT first Impression with Museum guests, cheerful and welcoming. Greet and welcome each guest with a smile.
- Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely fashion.
- Maintain cleanliness and safety standards.
- Sets up café service areas in anticipation of projected capacity for the day working within the available seating constraints, which can change daily. 
- Set up event room as instructed by Sr. Manager of Guest Services and Hospitality to include linen, service ware, and glassware.
- Ensures the café dining area is clean and all safety measures regarding basic food safety and current Coronavirus sanitation standards are in place.
- Ensures tables are clear, appropriately set up, and presentable for guests to be seated before being seated.
- Serves tables efficiently and with excellence, including taking orders, ensuring the accuracy of orders by repeating back to guests, preparing, serving food, refilling drinks, and clearing tables. 
- Inputs orders into the POS system and ensures an accurate record of food sales.
- Maintains expected service levels and ensures all revenue recorded and internal controls during day-to-day operations and system outages.
- Effectively communicates pertinent Museum information to our guests.  
- Maintains current and accurate information regarding the menu and can educate the guest on every aspect.
- Handles and solves any concerns and questions from guests.
- Works closely with other associates, the culinary team, and management to ensure food quality, exceptional guest experience, top box scores.
- Engage guests in conversation during their dining or event experience.
- Assists bus persons, as necessary, in bussing, cleaning, and setting tables.
- Uphold standards of service through different catering events offered.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Capabilities and Skills
- Communication: Welcoming and able to have pleasant conversations with all guests. 
- Computers: Can learn and operate the POS system for sales transactions. 
- Organized: Very organized and able to handle serving multiple tables at once. 
- Reliable: Always on time, ready to work and make a difference.
- Calm: Ability to stay professional and handle high pressure and difficult situations.
- Highly motivated, professional, creative, articulate, goal-oriented, and can work independently and collaboratively. 
- Professional in dress and demeanor.
- Capable of lifting and carrying food trays.
- Reliable transportation. 
- You are authorized to work in the US. 

Experience and Other Requirements
- A cafe or events server with 2-4 years of experience. 
- Some light food prep/kitchen experience is preferred. 
- Experience in bartending or drinks services is preferred. 
- Experience and knowledge of room setup, food safety standards, and food presentation setup.
- Due to the alcohol service component of this role, candidates must be 21 or older. 
- Required: COVID-19 Vaccination.
 
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 to learn, experience, and expand our thinking each day.  
- 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 champion equitable practices, provide a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Staff Accountant/Accounts Receivable

Posted:
Sep 23, 2021
Reports to:   Assistant Controller
Supervises:  N/A
Department:   Finance
FLSA Status:   Exempt, $45-$48 annually

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 the job duty and responsibility is to be considered an essential function of the job as defined in the American disabilities Act.

Responsibilities
Assist the Assistant Controller with daily accounting functions, financial reporting, and preparation of specialized reports for the finance department. These functions include:
- Review, reconcile and record daily cash receipts entries for earned revenue activities, such as ticketing, memberships, events, program fees, etc.*
- Manage cash on hand, including kiosks, parking, and locker machines*  
- Record accounts receivable in general ledger and update the monthly corresponding schedules*
- Prepare monthly journal entries and reports for all earned revenue accounts*
- Reconcile deferred revenue accounts and update membership amortization schedules monthly*
- Assist with cash receipts, data entry and various booking functions within the department
- Generate and distribute monthly financial reports requested by CFO*
- Perform other duties as requested or assigned by CFO or Assistant Controller*

Qualifications
- Four-year college degree in accounting major required. 
- Ability to positively interact with all levels the organization as well as the visitors and members of the museums. Strong conceptual, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills.  
- Good working knowledge of general accepted accounting principles 
- 1 to 3 years of experience working with finance, accounting, and business administration concepts. 
- Proficient in Excel and Microsoft office is required.
- Computer literate and better than average spreadsheet skills. 
- Familiarity with SiriusWare software is a plus.
- Familiarity with Abila MIP fund accounting software is a plus.  
- Good judgment, and ability to handle projects independently as well as ability to work effectively in a team environment.  
- Public accounting background is a plus.
 
Working Conditions
Schedule is Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required as workload demands. Working conditions include normal office environment.
  
Additional Information

Position is full time.

To Apply

Visit www.cincymuseum.org/jobs.

Artonomy, Inc.

Framing Production Assistant

Posted:
Sep 18, 2021
Artonomy, Inc. is looking for an individual to work as a production framing on our manufacturing line. This would include framing artwork and mirrors, stretching canvas, helping with installations and assisting with many other tasks in our production / warehouse facility. This person will work as part of our production team to ensure the highest quality work.
Ideally this person would have a detailed eye & creative background. This is a full time, hourly position.

Additional duties include but are not limited to:
-Working on set up and clean up
-Documenting all completed work from start to finish
-Tracking production inventory as required for particular projects

The successful candidate must:
-Be able to accurately read a ruler or tape measure
-Have a positive attitude
-The ability to work alone and with a team as needed
-Strong communication and problem solving skills
-Ability to lift 20lbs and work on your feet all day

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

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Seasonal Development Assistant

Posted:
Sep 18, 2021
Overview
Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a small professional theatre in the historic district of Over-the-Rhine, seeks a positive, theatre-loving candidate to join us on a six-week contract as a Seasonal Development Assistant (SDA) in charge of executing a 500-800 letter direct mail fundraising campaign.

Now in our 24th season, the Know is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible.

This seasonal, temporary position will be engaged to ensure a successful end of year fundraising campaign for Know Theatre. Duties will include assisting the Associate Artistic Director (AAD) in the planning, preparation, and execution of a direct mail fundraising campaign to renew lapsed donors and acquire new donors from our pool of ticket buyers and other members of our network. The SDA will coordinate and execute the preparation of segmented mailing lists based on criteria set by AAD, merging and printing 500+ letters and personalized donation forms, and planning for/executing the signing, addressing, and mailing of 500-800 letters.

A successful candidate will share a love of new plays; be a creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and within a team; have practical experience in direct mail, donor-centric fundraising strategies, and data entry; and enjoy working in a collaborative environment with both resident team members and guest artists.

Compensation: This position is a part time, stipended position at $25/hour for roughly 10-12 hours of work per week. The contract is 6 weeks long, with a desired start date of October 4 and a deadline of November 15 for the mailing to be received by the post office.

Know Theatre’s budget is available for public review at: https://knowtheatre.com/budget

Job Specifications

Data processing
- Working with the AAD, identifies potential donors from lists of past donors, lapsed donors, recent attendees, passholders, and other friends of the Know
- Creates segmented mailing lists with clean, accurate information using Salesforce donor database and Google Sheets/Microsoft Excel

Mailing preparation
- Using letter and donor form template created by the AAD, merges segmented mailing lists and personalized donor information into letters for printing
- Prints all materials needed for mailing
- Makes inventory of existing mailing materials and works with AAD to secure additional materials (envelopes, paper, stamps) to complete mailing.
- Coordinates and executes the signing, stuffing, sealing, stamping, and hand-addressing of all materials 
- Works with AAD and if possible, volunteers to execute mailing by deadline
- Delivers mailing to post office by November 15, 2021

This job is temporary and flexible, with a hard deadline of November 15 for letters to be received by the post office.

Application Process
To be considered for the Seasonal Development Associate position, please submit your current resume & references to jobs@knowtheatre.com with the subject line “Seasonal Development Assistant Application.”

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Resident Stage Manager

Posted:
Sep 18, 2021
Overview
Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a small professional theatre in the historic district of Over-the-Rhine, seeks a positive, theatre-loving candidate to become our new Resident Stage Manager. Now in our 24th season, the Know is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible.

The Resident Stage Manager Position at Know Theatre is responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive rehearsal and performance environments for MainStage theatre productions, in partnership with the director of each show and the staff of the Know. 

In addition, this full-time, salaried position with benefits includes additional responsibilities supporting the Second Stage series of experimental works, the annual CincinnatI Fringe Festival, and general duties shared by all members of our dynamic administrative and production team.

A successful candidate will share a love of new plays, be a creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and within a team, have experience in both the rehearsal room and in performance settings, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment with both resident team members and guest artists.

Compensation: This position is a full time, overtime exempt, salaried position at $36,000 per year, located in Cincinnati, OH. Find out more about Cincinnati’s cost of living here: https://livingwage.mit.edu/metros/17140

In addition to salary, Know Theatre pays 100% of health insurance premiums through its group plan. Company housing may be available.

Each full time Know Theatre employee is accorded 2 weeks of vacation per fiscal year. Vacation is scheduled as can be accommodated by KTC’s production schedule. Additional time off may be approved based upon the production schedule.

Know Theatre’s budget is available for public review at: https://knowtheatre.com/budget

Job Specifications
The Resident Stage Manager (RSM) position at Know Theatre includes responsibilities that extend beyond the scope of traditional stage management positions. These responsibilities can be broken down into several categories.
 
- General 
- MainStage
- Second Stage 
- Fringe Festival 
- Strategic/Season Planning
- Support to Marketing/PR 

The standard rehearsal week during MainStage productions is 30 hours per week (6 days of 5 hour rehearsals), with the possibility of additional rehearsal hours during tech weekend. We are currently transitioning away from a traditional “10/12” technical rehearsal model and toward a more balanced approach to “tech week.” During production weeks and the Fringe Festival, weekly hours may exceed 50 - 60 hours per week - but, the company offers flexible hours between production processes as needed.

Our company-wide goal over the next two seasons is for every company member at Know theatre to work an average of 45 hours per week or under.

Specific Duties
Duties of the Resident Stage Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

General
- Responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive rehearsal environments, in partnership with the director of each show and the leadership and staff of the Know.
- Responsible for maintaining the artistic integrity of performances as established in the rehearsal process by the director, actors, designers, and technical staff.
- Facilitates communication between the cast & heads of other departments throughout the rehearsal and performance process.
- Keeps such records as are necessary to advise the Producer on matters of attendance, time, health benefits, or other matters relating to the rights of Equity members. 
- Maintains discipline as provided in the Equity Constitution, By-Laws and Rules where required, appealable in every case to Actors’ Equity.
- Prepares and maintains a clean and functional rehearsal space and stage environment, including dressing rooms.
- Coordinates and schedules volunteer shifts for Assistant Stage Managers on a show by show basis.
- Coordinates with House Management during performances to ensure timeliness and efficiency in opening seating areas, curtain times, accessibility needs, and general audience navigation.
- Serves as record keeper for production meetings and weekly staff meetings.
- Assists Technical Director and admin team in navigating necessary COVID-19 health protocols with regard to actor, director, and crew safety.

MainStage - Pre-Production
- Prepares calendars (rehearsal, tech, and performance), paperwork templates, and prompt book in advance of first rehearsal.
- Prepares the rehearsal hall in advance of rehearsal. This includes, but is not limited to: taping out the groundplan, setting up tables & chairs, and preparing the hospitality table. 
- Assembles and maintains the Prompt Book which is defined as the accurate playing text and stage business, together with such cue sheets, plots, daily records, etc., as are necessary for the actual technical and artistic operation of the production. 
- Responsible for pulling rehearsal props from theatre stock, and maintaining their functionality. 
- Responsible for scheduling & running production meetings.
- Recruits ASMs as needed from local educational programs and the wider community based upon the needs of a production.

MainStage - Rehearsals/During Run
- Responsible for the calling of all rehearsals, whether before or after opening, and arrival times for actors and crew during performances.
- Responsible for maintaining the timely execution of rehearsals, including breaks (according to Actors Equity rules), work lists as agreed upon with the Director, and rehearsal endings.
- If there is no Assistant Stage Manager for all or part of the rehearsal & performance periods, the RSM assumes the duties of the ASM. This includes, but is not limited to: tracking of all actors, props & costumes; creating backstage run paperwork, etc. 
- Performs dimmer check and sound/video tests before performances, and troubleshoots any issues before contacting other technical personnel.
- Performs wardrobe maintenance and laundry duties as noted by the Resident Costume Designer.
- Assists cast members into any complicated costume pieces or makeup effects that they cannot do by themselves as noted by the Resident Costume Designer.
- Acts as Fight Captain & facilitates fight call as needed during all rehearsals and prior to performances unless the Fight Choreographer is in attendance. A cast member may be assigned as Fight Captain; the RSM will work with this cast member to facilitate fight calls to maintain the integrity of fight choreography throughout a performance run. 
- Assumes active responsibility for maintaining the form and discipline of rehearsal and performance.
- Responsible for the execution of sound, lighting, and projection cues for all performances, as rehearsed and defined during the technical rehearsal period.
- In the event a production must take place off-site or in a touring capacity, RSM has responsibility of documenting processes for show set-up and strike in each off-site location, and will take the lead in executing set-up and strike for each performance.
- Maintains the artistic intentions of the Director and the Producer after opening, to the best of their ability, including calling correctional rehearsals of the company when necessary and preparation of the Understudies, Replacements, Extras and Supers, when and if the Director and/or Producer declines this prerogative.

Second Stage 
- Coordinates Guest Stage Managers for SecondStage productions. 
- Assists with pre-production items, such as calendar building, promotional material scheduling, etc., as needed by the particular production.

Fringe Festival 
- Serves as Production Manager for the Fringe Festival in coordination with Technical Director
- Assists technical director in setting Festival technical calendar.
- Schedules offsite rehearsal space based upon Festival calendar.
- Serves as Venue Tech for the Know Theatre Mainstage space 
- Makes venue tech kits for all venues
- Assists with Fringe After Hours post-performance series as needed. This may include preparing and/or assisting with decorating the Underground space.

Strategic/Season Planning
- Assists in setting the season production calendar.
- Assists in maintaining a calendar of space usage throughout Know Theatre’s rehearsal and performance spaces.
- Along with the rest of staff, participates in the season selection process.

Marketing/PR
- Coordinates with Marketing Team to schedule and execute the production photo call  during technical rehearsals, as well as any promotional filming as needed by Team Marketing and as can be accommodated by the rehearsal schedule

Additional Responsibilities
- Encouraged to attend any internal or external events as available
- Answers phones during regular office hours when available.
- Participates in facilities cleanup and maintenance as needed.

These duties may be altered at the discretion of RSM’s supervisors (Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Managing Director) and with the agreement of RSM, based upon the needs of the company, and the particular skill set of RSM.

Application Process
To be considered for the Resident Stage Manager position, please submit your current resume and list of references to jobs@knowtheatre.com with the subject line “Application for Resident Stage Manager.”

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Technical Director

Posted:
Sep 18, 2021
Overview
Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a small professional theatre in the historic district of Over-the-Rhine, seeks a positive, theatre-loving candidate to become our new Technical Director.

Now in our 24th season, the Know is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible.

The Technical Director Position at Know Theatre works closely with the Design & Production Associate and is responsible for the execution and building of MainStage scenic designs, maintaining and stewarding technical equipment and our physical theatre space, managing our off-site scenic shop space, hiring and overseeing overhire carpenters and labor, and working with the Artistic Director to set production budgets relative to scenery and props.

In addition, this full-time, salaried position with benefits includes additional responsibilities such as supporting the Second Stage season of experimental works, the annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, and general duties shared by the full administrative and production team.

A successful candidate will share a love of new plays; be a creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and within a team; have practical experience in carpentry for the stage, building techniques, budget management, leading work calls, and drafting; and enjoy working in a collaborative environment with both resident team members and guest artists.

Compensation: This position is a full time, overtime exempt, salaried position at $39,000 per year, located in Cincinnati, OH. Find out more about Cincinnati’s cost of living here: https://livingwage.mit.edu/metros/17140

In addition to salary, Know Theatre pays 100% of health insurance premiums through its group plan. Company housing may be available.

Each full time Know Theatre employee is accorded 2 weeks of vacation per fiscal year. Vacation is scheduled as can be accommodated by KTC’s production schedule. Additional time off may be approved based upon the production schedule.

Know Theatre’s budget is available for public review at: https://knowtheatre.com/budget

Job Specifications
The Technical Director position at Know Theatre encompasses responsibilities that extend beyond the scope of industry standard technical director positions.

These responsibilities can be broken down into several categories.
 
- Technical Direction - General
- Technical Direction - MainStage
- Technical Direction - Irregular Programming
- Technical Direction - Fringe
- Strategic/Season Planning
- Financial/Budgeting
- Building/Maintenance/Equipment 

The Technical Director is also responsible for fulfilling duties, some of which are shared by all company members, which shall be noted as Additional Responsibilities.

It is worth noting that at Know Theatre, the technical director also holds all the duties that would belong to a Master Carpenter at a larger organization.

Over the last three seasons, on average the Technical director has averaged 51 hours per week. 

Work weeks during tech and the Cincy Fringe Festival can exceed 70 hours, but the company offers flexible hours between production processes as needed.

Our company-wide goal over the next two seasons is for every company member at Know theatre to work an average of 45 hours per week or under.

Specific Duties
Duties under each of these categories include, but are not limited to, the following.

Technical Direction - General
- Maintains the scenic shop space and offsite storage space.
- Acts as a master carpenter on all MainStage scenic builds.
- Maintains the physical assets of the production department, including lighting, sound, and video equipment, rigging supplies, seating, risers, and stock scenery and platforms.
- Ensures safety of scenery for actors, technicians, and audiences.
- Coordinates and takes responsibility for the execution of the preparation of the physical theatre space for performers and audiences.
- Assists in coordinating Underground bar and lobby set up for each MainStage show
- Annually assess the contents of costume, furniture, and prop storage areas in order to balance space usage with future production needs.
- Coordinate hiring, scheduling, and training of technician overhire, including, but not limited to, carpenters, electricians, and painters as needed.
- Serve as supervisor of overhire crew members, and of other company members working in a production support capacity.

Technical Direction - MainStage
- Communicates with Stage Manager and production team to ensure a clear understanding of final scenic product once designs are finalized. 
- Maintains communication regarding any changes with scenic designs.
- Drafts construction drawings from design drawings.
- Works with the designer to modify any designs to conform to the budget, time, and/or personnel limitations. 
- Sets build schedules both off and on site. 
- Coordinates with the resident stage manager to set onstage work schedules.
- Attends technical rehearsals to facilitate the integration of all technical elements with performers.
- Works with scenic artists to facilitate the completion of scenic build in a timely fashion.

Technical Direction - Second Stage and Additional Programming
- Provides technical support as needed for second stage programming, special events, fundraising, and rental events.
- Assists in scheduling of irregular programming events based on technical capacity.

Technical Direction - Theatre at a distance
- Coordinates technical set up for livestream broadcast and video on demand events.

Technical Direction - Fringe
- Oversees load in, strike, and changeover of fringe venues.
- Works with Fringe Production Manager to set load in and tech schedules
- Works with Fringe Production Manager to plan equipment distribution amongst venues
- Prepares drawings of venue spaces for with architectural features and determines seating and riser layouts.
- Coordinates technical support for food trucks and outdoor/offsite fringe related programming
- Serves as a primary technical contact during festival.
- Serves as standby venue tech in case of illness or emergency.
- Serves as technician for bar series events.

Strategic/Season Planning
- In coordination with the Artistic Director and Stage Manager, assists in setting the season production calendar.
- Participates in season selection along with the rest of the company.

Financial/Budgeting
- Works with the Artistic Director to set Production Budgets relating to scenery and props.
- Creates and executes material shop orders based on budget and designs.

Building/Maintenance/Equipment
- Assists in troubleshooting lighting equipment.
- Primary contact for fire safety, building security, and structural and functional building issues.
- Ensures the theatre and safety equipment are maintained in accordance with laws, regulations, and codes.
- Acts as project supervisor for all major facility repairs and renovations.
- Coordinates facilities repair and maintenance, either by performing repairs to the extent possible, organizing staff to achieve repairs, or coordinating the hire of professionals.

Additional Responsibilities
- May serve as a bartender as desired
- Answers phones during regular office hours when available.
- Participates in facilities cleanup as needed.

These duties may be altered at the discretion of the Technical Director’s supervisors (Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Managing Director) and with the agreement of the Technical Director, based upon the needs of the company, and the particular skill set of the candidate.

Application Process
To be considered for the Technical Director position, please submit your current resume and list of references to jobs@knowtheatre.com.

Queen City Clay

Children’s Program Director

Posted:
Sep 17, 2021
After 26 years in business, Queen City Clay is one of the largest public ceramics studios and clay retail shops in the United States. We serve a range of skill levels, from clay beginners to professional potters and sculptors, while offering activities for families, schools, corporations, and various groups. In addition, we play an important role in arts education in the community, supplying schools throughout the region with materials and training, offering internships and an artist-in-residence program.

Queen City Clay is seeking a Children’s Program Director. The Children’s Program Director is responsible for developing curriculum and running a well organized children’s program alongside the adult programming at Queen City Clay’s studio.

The ideal candidate would be passionate about teaching children of all skill levels, excited about developing new opportunities for local youth to experience art, motivated to grow an already successful business, ready to integrate and work well with a team of artists who run the adult programs, and wiling to work flexible hours to best serve the customer base.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities
- Teaching art to children of all ages, 3-16yrs
- Develop curriculum
- Coordinate material ordering with QCC retail store
- Keep the classroom organized, clean, and well stocked
- Assist in website maintenance 
- Develop workshops and specialized classes

Required Competencies
- Candidate must be self motivated and have excellent communication and organization skills.

Required Qualifications
- BA in Art Education is preferred. 

Physical Aspects of the Job
- Must be able to consistently lift 50lb boxes of clay.
- Ability to be on your feet most of the day.

Expectations of Time
- Non-traditional hours, candidate should be flexible and able to work evenings and weekends. 
- Position will begin at part-time and transition to full time. 

Compensation and Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience
- IRA with employer match 
- Paid Holiday Schedule
- PTO accrual based on years of service

To Apply
Qualified Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Beth Suellentrop, bsuell@queencityclay.com. Subject line: Children’s Program Director, by September 29th, 2021.  

Tippi Toes

Dance Instructor

Posted:
Sep 17, 2021
Tippi Toes® Dance Instructors teach children to 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
- Hip Hop

Every Tippi Toes® Teacher should love children!! 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® Franchise 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 love of doing it
- A performance background is a plus (dance, theatre, cheer, etc)
- High energy with the ability to communicate well with others, especially children
- Must own reliable transportation
- Must pass a background check 

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.

Fabulous Frames and Art

Sales/Picture Framing (PT)

Posted:
Sep 17, 2021
Fabulous Frames and Art is the largest picture framer and art gallery in Cincinnati. We are looking for help at our Downtown Cincinnati location. Nice work environment, great customers and we offer beautiful art and framing. We carry the artwork and products of Charley Harper.

Position includes sales and frame design, frame assembly, and general retail store duties.

We're looking for people that have strong communication skills and a positive attitude. Ideal candidates are creative, dependable, hardworking and independently motivated.

We prefer someone with experience in the business, but it is not necessary. In addition to being a great place to work we pay competitive wages. 

** Send Resume to kencarl22@gmail.com

FotoFocus

Communications and Outreach Manager

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Hours: Full-time (must be willing to work occasional weekends and evenings)
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience

Job Description
The FotoFocus Communications and Outreach Manager 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, advertising, and community outreach. 

The Communications and Outreach Manager organizes and manages all external messaging and awareness for the organization and furthers the organization's mission and program. The position requires an articulate writer and proficient editor to oversee the FotoFocus outreach initiatives and someone willing to work on a variety of tasks in different avenues of the organization; including, but not limited to, Communications, PR, 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)
- 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 and Passport Program
- Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends (Primarily in September and October for the FotoFocus Symposium and Biennial)

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
- 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, 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 projects 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 amiew@fotofocus.org. Initial review of materials will begin September 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

FotoFocus

Events and Engagement Manager

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Hours: Full-time (must be willing to work occasional weekends and evenings)
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience
Reports to: Deputy Director

Job Description
The FotoFocus Events and Engagement Manager must have demonstrated experience in event management and community relations. The Events and Engagement Manager organizes the planning of meetings, development events, manages the FotoFocus membership programs, and oversees the logistics of furthering the organization's mission and program. The position requires someone willing to work on a variety of tasks in different avenues of the organization; including, but not limited to, Communications, Events, Budget, and Design.

The Events and Engagement Manager must be an enthusiastic and organized candidate willing to collaborate and work closely with others in the organization. 

Key Responsibilities
- Manage all event logistics; guest lists, invitations, menus, decorations, audio visual requirements, timelines, etc 
- Secure location and caterer for all FotoFocus events; negotiate necessary contracts
- Organize and present timelines, staff responsibilities, and day-of expectations prior to each event
- Work directly with the Curatorial Team to deliver an approachable and diverse program and event schedule to the public
- Oversee the sales and members of the FotoFocus Passport Program 
- Cultivate a thriving and engaged Patron Program  
- Develop community partnerships and garner support from local businesses
- Work directly with the Curatorial Team to ensure events associated with exhibitions meet all curatorial mandates
- Manage and attend Passport bus trips and Patron yearly out of state trips
- Monitor and control Event and Engagement budget 
- Hire and train seasonal staff, volunteers, and event support staff
- Maintain and enhance the FotoFocus member portal
- 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
- Must be willing to work nights and weekends in September and October (for the FotoFocus Symposium and Biennial)
 
Credentials, Experience and Characteristics
- Bachelor’s degree. Coursework in event management and hospitality desired
- 3-5 years of professional event management and planning experience
- Proven track record in event coordination and customer relations
- Excellent organization skills
- Extensive experience with an ability to adapt and communicate with multiple levels of organizations. Position works closely with with Communications and Outreach Manager
- 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, 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 projects 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 amiew@fotofocus.org. Initial review of materials will begin mid September 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

Greenacres Foundation

Classical Music Educator

Posted:
Sep 13, 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.

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


Cincinnati Ballet

Volunteer Manager and Young Performers Coordinator

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Department: Patron Experience and Community Engagement
Reports To: Vice President of Patron Experience and Community Engagement
Direct Reports: Volunteers
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Created: September 2021

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.

Position Summary
The Volunteer Manager and Young Performers Coordinator serves a critical role both with our internal and external communities at Cincinnati Ballet. This vital role is responsible for recruiting, coordinating, training, and managing the newly launched volunteer program at Cincinnati Ballet. This individual will settle for nothing less than providing the highest degree of service and satisfaction from their volunteers. Additionally, this role is the hub of information and support for the Young Performers team.

Interaction
The position will interact with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Production, Development, Marketing, and patrons. 

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
Must have commitment to punctuality and be ready to support all time sensitive events and performances.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
        
Volunteer Management
- Interview, recruit, and manage volunteers as needed for all departments
- Develop, implement, and conduct training of all volunteers
- Maintain a high level of open and positive ongoing communication with all volunteers in order to convey a sense of value and respect and to increase volunteer participation 
- Attend necessary internal and external meetings in order to provide and receive accurate and timely communication regarding the coordination of volunteer initiatives, objectives, and need
- Coordinate and administer all departmental procedures and policies for volunteers 
- Analyze the effectiveness of volunteer processes in order to assess and implement improvements 
- Maintain database for volunteers 
- Plan and implement volunteer recognition 
- Provide direct supervision for all volunteer programs at Cincinnati Ballet
- Coordinate and present volunteer orientation presentations (general overview, building and position specific) for all volunteer positions 
- Maintain and update policies, procedures, and training manuals specific to volunteers 
- Provide reports on volunteer participation, retention, and training needs 
- Maintain a flexible work schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends
- Collect and maintain background checks for all volunteers
- Track number of volunteers, demographics, and volunteer hours
- Perform other duties as assigned

Young Performers Coordinator
- Contact schools, gyms, community centers for young performer audition notices
- Collect and maintain all records for auditionees and young performers (registration, waivers/releases, contact information, etc.)
- Create, maintain, and update young performers’ calendar/schedule to share with young performers’ families
- Serve as the liaison between artistic team and young performers for casting, scheduling, costume fittings
- Support Marketing Department with media requests as applicable
- Facilitate ongoing communication and updates for young performers
- Maintain attendance records
- Create volunteer cheat sheets and mapping for young performers entrances and exits during performances
- Train performance volunteers on responsibilities
- Oversee drop-off and pick up processes both during rehearsals and performances

Welcome Center
- Greet and welcome patrons, clients, staff, dancers, students with a friendly and positive demeanor
- Assist guests both on the phone and in person with information
- Process incoming and outgoing mail
- Provide general support as necessary
- Balance receipts and cash drawers at the end of each shift
- Keep current on information for all Cincinnati Ballet performances
- Convey information to assist and direct patrons accordingly
- Understand Cincinnati Ballet’s ticket policies (ADA guidelines, subscriber benefits, ticket exchange policy, payments accepted, etc.)
- Maintain a clean and safe work environment
- Assist in all Patron Experience projects as well as support all departments at Cincinnati Ballet

Key Professional Experience/Job Requirements
- Associates degree with 3-5 years of volunteer coordination and engagement experience; or equivalent experience
- CVA or further volunteer management courses highly preferred, but not required
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office
- Strong ability as a people manager, with the skill to motivate, engage, and train a team
- Outgoing and positive personality
- Knowledge of national trends in volunteer engagement
- Knowledge of principle and practices of volunteer management
- Experience in training individuals and groups
- Ability to effectively identify and recruit new, diverse, and qualified volunteers
- Ability to initiate and exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with volunteers, staff, and patrons
- Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and ability to meet deadlines
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community
- Respect for confidentiality

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Must be able to work flexible shifts, including some nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on rehearsal, performance, and events schedule.
- Travel as appropriate to complete job tasks.

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.

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art is an inclusive space.  We provide 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. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transform our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.
 
We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Cincinnati Ballet

Safety and Security Supervisor

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Department: Production and Operations
Reports To: Director of Events and Facilities
Direct Reports: 2-4
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Created: September 2021

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. 

Position Summary
The Safety and Security Manager will work with the Director of Events and Facilities on developing and implementing safety and security policies, protocols, and procedures. The Safety and Security Supervisor position is responsible for monitoring and assisting with the security of Cincinnati Ballet building, surrounding grounds and applicable venues by serving as a visual deterrent. This role performs security work in the protection of the property against theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and other destructive acts. Provides friendly and quality information to students, employees, and visitors to the Cincinnati Ballet headquarters. Work is performed under minimal supervision, and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.

Interaction
The position is a highly visible, forward-facing role that will interact with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Production, Development, Marketing, and patrons.

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
The Safety and Security Supervisor must be reliable while possessing knowledge of all hazards and threats to safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Accomplishes hiring objectives by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures
- Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, oversees, and provides applicable reporting or day-to-day safety and security activities
- Assists in the preparation of emergency management and contingency planning
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
- Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings
- Performs daily safety and security tasks, such as property rounds, building access management, safety escorts, and parking and traffic control
- Develops and prepares work schedules; prioritizes and coordinates duties and assignments of safety and security staff
- Tracks budget information as applicable; monitors expenditures; identifies variances; recommends corrective actions
- Evaluates functionality and reliability of safety and security systems and associated equipment by conferring with operating departments; identifying problems and requirements
- Track safety and security service requests and ensure requests are completed within established timelines and quality standards
- Process management of incident reports, safety protocols and CPR and first aid requirements
- Onsite care of facilities items such as traffic cones, stanchions, and public safety notices
- Assist in Safety and Security tasks for the equipment and facility

Key Professional Experience/Job Requirements
- 4+ years experience of proven experience in safety and/or security
- 3+ years of managerial experience a plus
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office
- Strong ability as a people manager, with the skill to motivate, engage, and train a team
- Ability to manage a departmental budget
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
- Strong time management skills with ability to set priorities effectively and manage multiple concurrent tasks
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral with the ability to communicate at the employee, manager, and upper management levels, including the ability to influence others
- Thorough knowledge of methods associated with safety regulations, and safe workplace practices including industry best practices for support of minors
- Ability to maintain detailed and complete records of safety and security incidents
- Must be able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once and be able to determine appropriate priorities; must be able to make independent interpretations and make appropriate decisions that are in the best interest of the organization

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Must be able to work flexible shifts, including some nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on rehearsal, performance, and events schedule.
- Travel as appropriate to complete job tasks.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.
- Candidates must be able to stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet), climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift, and occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties including lifting/stacking boxes. Must be able to occasionally lift or carry up to 25 pounds.
- Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and work well under pressure and emergencies.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification, and/or first responder certification or willing to obtain.

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.

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art is an inclusive space.  We provide 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. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transform our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.


Cincinnati Ballet

Maintenance and Custodial Supervisor

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Department: Production and Operations
Reports To: Director of Events and Facilities
Direct Reports: 2-4
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Created: September 2021

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. 

Position Summary
The Maintenance and Custodial Supervisor maintains systems and equipment by completing preventive maintenance schedules; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts. This position is also responsible for managing the daily operations of custodial staff and ensuring the daily cleaning requirements are met. These include but are not limited to:  facility cleaning, floor care, waste removal, and light maintenance such as replacing light bulbs, maintaining supply stock, repairing minor plumbing issues, and maintaining/installing soap and towel dispensers.

Interaction

The position will interact with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Production, Development, Marketing, and patrons.

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
The Maintenance and Custodial Supervisor must be reliable and have a strong commitment to the environmental safety of all occupants of the Cincinnati Ballet Center for Dance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Evaluates functionality and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by conferring with operating departments; identifying problems and requirements.
- Supervise and coordinate the day-to-day maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and associated equipment.
- Oversees staff and vendors that install, inspect, repair, and maintain building systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, safety, and waste management.
- Improves function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by studying performance results; identifying, recommending, and implementing changes, expansions, and additions.
- Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
- Accomplishes hiring objectives by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
- Tracks budget information; monitors expenditures; identifies variances; recommends corrective actions.
- Track maintenance and custodial service requests and ensure requests are completed within established timelines and quality standards.
- Management and maintenance of all grounds care.
- Performs daily custodial tasks, such as waste management, cleaning the floors, cleaning bathrooms, and ensuring the daily cleanliness standards of the building are met.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, oversees, and provides applicable reporting or day-to-day custodial activities.
- Develops and prepares work schedules; prioritizes and coordinates duties and assignments of custodial staff.
- Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) process management.
- Onsite care of facilities items such as event linens, towels, and uniforms. 
- Assist in Safety and Security tasks for the equipment and facility.
- Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.

Key Professional Experience/Job Requirements
- 4+ years’ experience in facilities management and custodial maintenance.
- 3+ years of managerial experience a plus.
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office.
- Strong ability as a people manager, with the skill to motivate, engage, and train a team.
- Ability to manage a departmental budget.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
- Strong time management skills with ability to set priorities effectively and manage multiple concurrent tasks.
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral with the ability to communicate at the employee, manager, and upper management levels, including the ability to influence others.
- Thorough knowledge of methods associated with maintenance, repair, and operation of facilities; thorough knowledge of safety regulations, safe work practices and industry best practices.
- Ability to maintain detailed and complete records of maintenance and repair activities.
- Must be able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once and be able to determine appropriate priorities; must be able to make independent interpretations and make appropriate decisions that are in the best interest of the organization.

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Must be able to work flexible shifts, including some nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on rehearsal, performance, and events schedule.
- Travel as appropriate to complete job tasks.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.
- Candidates must be able to stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet), climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift, and occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties including lifting/stacking boxes. Must be able to occasionally lift or carry up to 25 pounds.

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.

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art is an inclusive space.  We provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transform our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Cincinnati Ballet

Community Engagement Manger

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Department: Patron Experience and Community Engagement
Reports To: Director of Education and Community Engagement
Direct Reports: 0
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Created: September 2021

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. 

Position Summary
Cincinnati Ballet’s Community Engagement Manger serves a critical role building and maintaining relationships both internally and externally. They are responsible for launching, managing, overseeing, and implementing new and existing programs that deepen our connection to our community by creating genuine, impactful relationships. The Community Engagement Manager will create and implement enriching experiences that foster current audiences and help build future audiences. This position reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement while working collaboratively with other internal departments.

Interaction
The position will interact with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Production, Development, Marketing, and patrons. 

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
Must have commitment to punctuality and be ready to support all time sensitive events and performances.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Volunteer Management
- Manage event logistics for onsite and offsite community events including scheduling, staffing, accessibility requirements and more
- Champion Cincinnati Ballet and their accessible programming around the community
- Attend community meetings and serve as a representative for Cincinnati Ballet
- Gather demographic and anecdotal information at community events for reporting needs 
- Collaborate with development on grant reporting 
- Manage the scheduling and logistics for community performance series 
- Create and collaborate on audience engagement programming for mainstage performances 
- Act as a moderator for community and artists conversations
- Support student performance opportunities
- Coordinate with production and patron experience team on accessibility practices at all events including performances. This includes scheduling audio described, ASL interpreted and other additional accommodations for patrons with specific needs.
- Host community partner performances including community night and sensory friendly performances
- Identify new partners and manage communication with existing community partners
- Work in collaboration to design community engagement strategy and activities each season
- Coordinate all building tours in the new center for dance
- Administer requests for tickets
- Oversee implementation of audience and community engagement programs and events
- The needs of our community are ever changing therefore the description other responsibilities and duties

Key Professional Experience/Job Requirements
- Outgoing and positive personality
- Experience in training individuals and groups
- Comfortable with public speaking
- Ability to initiate and exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with volunteers, staff, and patrons
- Strong ability as a people manager, with the skill to motivate, engage, and train a team
- Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and ability to meet deadlines
- Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication and organization skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office
- Respect for confidentiality
- Commitment to the arts

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Must be able to work flexible shifts, including some nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on the schedule.
- Travel as appropriate to complete job tasks.
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.

 

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art is an inclusive space.  We provide 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. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transform our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Apply Here


Paris by Debra Moreland

Jewelry and Veil Artisan

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Award winning bridal jewelry company, Paris by Debra Moreland, seeks entry-level artisan for jewelry & veil assembly in Northside. 

Essential Functions
- Wiring
- Beading
- Painting
- Gluing
- Sewing

Qualifications
- Detail oriented
- Strong multi-tasking skills 
- Analytical thinking 
- Excellent communication Skills 
- Ability to work in fast pace environment 
- Ability to problem solve & take initiative
- Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills 
- Sculpture or crafting experience preferred
- Good hand-eye coordination
 

Paris by Debra Moreland offers paid vacation and personal days, as well as a creative, non-smoking work environment. 

To apply please email your resume or work history to info@parisstyles.com or call at 513-542-8345.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Guest Relations Representatives (PT)

Posted:
Sep 13, 2021
Our Guest Relations Representatives are key positions 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
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.

COVID-19 Considerations
CAA has strict protocol and policies to ensure a safe and clean work environment for all employees. Your safety is our number one concern.

To Apply

Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by September 17, 2021:

Cincinnati Arts Association  
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street   
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Development Assistant

Posted:
Sep 3, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.
 
Position Overview
The Development Assistant serves as key administrative support for the development team. Under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Giving, the Development Assistant will coordinate the benefit fulfillment, donor recognition and letter generation for all institutional giving support, as well as event support and logistics, and other general department support. 

The Development Assistant is a full-time non-exempt position with benefits that reports to the Director of Institutional Giving.  Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.¬¬

Position Responsibilities
Donor Concierge (70%)
- Work with the Director of Institutional Giving to steward current institutional donors to the Playhouse. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  - Contract distribution after agreement has been finalized
  - Compilation of corporate and foundation proposals for submission
  - Meeting scheduling, confirmation and preparation
  - Mailing preparation to solicit new donors
- Assist with benefit fulfillment to sponsors and institutional donors. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  - Ticket scheduling and distribution
  - Recognition confirmation, including collection of advertisements/logos for and review of playbills and other materials that recognize institutions
  - Delivery of discount codes and show information to sponsors
  - Thank-you gift and recognition process
- Complete ArtsWave semiannual reports and proof of recognition.
- Maintain and steward relationship with local Legislators through letters and targeted outreach.

Administrative Support (10%)
- Assist on gathering project data and attachments for grant proposals.
- Prospect research, edit and review institutional giving materials such as playbills, letters, proposals etc. 
- Fill in for Individual Giving Assistant (gift entry, acknowledgment letters) as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Event Support (20%)
- Assist with the planning and execution of events at the Playhouse. Duties include benefit delivery, RSVP and meal selection, registration table, event setup/strike and other duties as needed.
- Lead all logistics of Donor Lounges in the spring.

Competencies
- Minimum 1-2 years of nonprofit development or administrative experience preferred.
- Strong, demonstrated organizational and project management skills including careful attention to detail required.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong computer skills including high proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.  
- Experience with development software, database programs and/or Tessitura highly desirable.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage several priorities on a regular basis.
- A desire to be an integral member of a high-functioning development team.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.
- Minimum associate’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Physical Demands
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
- This position is partially sedentary, and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

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.

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 and resume with three references to Mary Kay Koehler, Director of Institutional Giving, at marykay.koehler@cincyplay.com. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Front of House Staff

Posted:
Sep 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.

Position:  Front of House Staff

Pay Rates:  $13.50 – $15.00/hour

Start date:  October/November 2021

Position Overview
Front of House Staff are self-motivated individuals who enjoy working in an exciting entertainment environment by providing a positive patron experience for all patrons while working collaboratively with volunteers, ticketing and production staff.

Position Responsibilities
- Responsible for providing excellent customer service to all Playhouse guests. 
- House Manager is the front of house staff lead for mainstage and secondary performances at Playhouse.  House Assistants work with Managers primarily in the mainstage theatre but periodically in the secondary stage. 
- Responsible for coordinating the pre-show set up which includes checking house management and hearing enhancement equipment in lobbies and theatres as needed.
- Supervising volunteer ushers and presenting clear usher instructions for each performance.  
- Resolves patron and volunteer issues as they arise.
- Coordinates with stage management curtain time/intermissions while monitoring and helping to provide a smooth transition for our patrons from the lobbies to the theatres.
- On call during performances for late arrivals, exiting patrons and emergency situations. Provides leadership in emergency situations, including fire alarm evacuations and inclement weather warnings.
- Will receive safety training including but not limited to First Aid, CPR/AED, BBP and Fire Extinguisher.
- Managers will be responsible for submitting house counts and reports to appropriate departments.  Additionally, reporting any physical plant concerns or issues to Playhouse’s Facility department. 
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Previous hospitality and/or customer service experience is a plus.

Required Skills
- An ideal candidate has excellent people skills with strong organizational skills, solid interpersonal/communication skills. 
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software: Excel, Word, Outlook and Sharepoint.  Experience with Tessitura ticking system a plus.
- Must be able to manage competing patron and performance needs while handling the stress of customer service with a positive demeanor.
- An appreciation for the performing arts and theatre in particular is preferred. 

Physical Requirements
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop or kneel.
- The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- The employee will be required to be mobile for the majority of their shifts, and is required to regularly see, talk and hear.

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 Joellyn Goos, House Staff Supervisor at Joellyn.goos@cincyplay.com, and cc Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and positions will be filled on an ongoing basis.

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