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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Copywriter/Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jun 24, 2019
Position Summary
This position works collaboratively to develop and execute single ticket marketing plans for the CSO, Pops, May Festival and related brands, and to serve as primary copywriter in support of those plans. The ideal candidate has a private sector head and a public sector heart, with an ability combine creative writing skills, a knowledge of classical/orchestral music, and excellent project management skills to drive single ticket sales. The ideal candidate will also be curious with a “test and learn” mindset to connect new and existing audiences to music.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Working closely with the Director of Marketing, develop single ticket marketing and promotional plans for all concert weekends across brand lines, including CSO & Pops, May Festival and related brands.
- Working closely with the artistic team, write marketing copy for brochures, ads, emails, social media, etc., with a focus on compelling storytelling.
- Place all traditional media buys, manage media/vendor relationships, and traffic ads through the production process.
- Work cross-functionally to ensure that marketing plans are fully supported across digital and email platforms.
- Manage single ticket marketing budget. Work with the Director of Marketing and Director of Sales, help to forecast sales and measure promotions ROI.
- Serve as part of the rotation for “front of house” duty at concerts.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

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

Candidate Requirements
- At least 2 years’ experience in marketing, communications or related field with proven track record of results; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Excellent copywriting and proofreading skills
- Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Strong project management and time management skills
- Knowledge of and/or passion for the arts, specifically music
- A good eye for strong ad design
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Key characteristics of the ideal candidate include innate curiosity, adaptability, creativity, and a willingness to test and measure results

Compensation and Benefits
This position garners a competitive salary. 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 maternity leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

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 Pops 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 hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Copywriter/Marketing Manager” in the subject line.

Miami University

Assistant Director of the Performing Arts Series

Posted:
Jun 24, 2019
Miami University Performing Arts Series
The Performing Arts Series seeks a self-motivated, dynamic professional to join the team as the Assistant Director of the Performing Arts Series. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate experiences. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Performing Arts Series team to manage and promote a public performance season plus community engagement events during the artist’s residency. The Assistant Director will also work with the Arts Management & Entrepreneurship program as a team member managing the student workforce and collaborating on practicum experiences. With the right credentials and experience, opportunities for teaching in the program will be available. The successful candidate will work in a variety of capacities with a fluid team of colleagues, students, interns, volunteers, vendors and collaborators to accomplish departmental, college and University-wide goals. The Assistant Director will report to the Director/Assistant Dean for External Relations for the College of Creative Arts.

Duties Include
- Work comfortably in a variety of creative and administrative contexts as a staff member, leader, educator/trainer, committee member, consensus builder, purchaser/client
- Be a flexible, self-motivated team player who is able to think strategically, build consensus and quickly solve problems, often in public situations
- Identify, cultivate and manage relationships and partnerships across campus and in the community to accomplish organizational goals
- Be creative, thoughtful, articulate, energetic, savvy and passionate about the Series’ mission
- Develop and direct marketing and communication strategies to accomplish participation and profile goals while building community value
- Manage all aspects of the Series’ education and community engagement programs
- Support the Director in accomplishing contributed income goals via special events, grant writing, donor management and other outreach efforts
- Supervise student employees and interns, providing feedback necessary for expected job and academic performance
- Develop and manage budgets
- Participate in strategic short- and long-term planning
- Represent the Series on campus and with regional committees and events as necessary
- Serve ex officio on the Performing Arts Series Advisory Board; attends all meetings; prepares and presents reports as appropriate

Require
- Bachelor’s degree by date of hire
- One year of related experience. Experience may be gained during completion of degree program
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven track record of creating successful innovative marketing strategies
- Experience with social media and digital marketing
- Demonstrated record of successful project management, preferably in an arts/education/cultural setting
- Facility with Adobe Creative Suite
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work with a variety of individuals and offices across the campus, community and with a variety of external creative service providers to accomplish PAS goals
- Ability to work evening and weekend hours
- Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship

Desire
- Master’s degree
- Three to five years of experience in arts management
- Experience producing, presenting, concert/event marketing and donor relations
- Experience in a university and/or non-profit setting
- Teaching experience at the University level

To Apply
Submit cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495424. Direct inquiries to Patti Liberatore at swoffoph@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications begins July 5, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Educational Theatre Association

Digital Marketing Associate

Posted:
Jun 24, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a digital marketing associate to join our Marketing and Communications team for a 3-6 month assignment, 20 hours per week.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 135,000 active members and 45 full-time staff. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.

Essential Skills and Responsibilities
- Manage email campaigns: assemble and edit supplied content, draft additional content as appropriate, determine layout using email best practices, pull lists from member database
- Ensure consistent brand look, style and voice across all email messaging
- Assist in the development and execution of email initiatives, roadmaps, and calendars
- Build and A/B test new email messaging to improve campaign performance
- Measure, analyze, and share campaign performance, test results, and other learnings to inform decision-making across the team
- Create graphics for email, social media and other digital platforms based on pre-established templates and/or campaign designs
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, digital media or related field; or equivalent experience
- Proficiency in Constant Contact, Marketing Cloud, Mail Chimp or similar email marketing platform
- Knowledge of email marketing best practices
- Proficiency in WordPress or similar web content management system
- Experience managing social media for a business, including tracking and analyzing performance
- Working knowledge of HTML
- Basic graphic design and photo editing skills
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
- Excellent project management skills
- Deadline driven with keen attention to detail
- Strong proofreading, writing and communication skills

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Digital Marketing Associate 2019-82) to HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 7/1/19.

Taft Museum of Art

Visitor Experience Associate

Posted:
Jun 21, 2019
Reports To: Designated Visitor Experience Team Manager
Team: Visitor Experience
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt
Hours: Position requires up to 20–25 hours per week
Wage: Starting at $10.00/hour.
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts; Employee Assistance Program.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a Visitor Experience (VE) Associate who will be responsible for helping ensure that visitors have exceptional experiences at the Museum. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively and is attentive to detail. The Taft Museum plays an important role in Cincinnati’s resurgent downtown culture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Position Overview
Reporting to a member of the Visitor Experience management team, the Visitor Experience Associate helps the Taft deliver its mission: providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting, and in the community. This position requires an individual to assume many roles throughout the day. Excellent communication skills and a visitor-centric approach are critical to all aspects of the position: answering the phones, stocking shelves, handling admissions, handling sales transactions using the POS system, and helping visitors with questions.

To Apply
Applications will only be taken via our website portal. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art directly.

Click Here to Apply

Taft Museum of Art

Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (DAiR) Program Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 21, 2019
Report Directly to: Director of Learning & Engagement
Team: Learning & Engagement
Status/Employment: A temporary employee, part-time position
Hours: Position requires up to 20 hours per week and will run August 2019 through January 2020, with the greatest concentration in October 4th-18th, 2019, when the residency takes place. Hours are flexible, but some weekend and evening hours will be required.
Hourly Rate: $12.00/Hour
Benefits: Free parking, EAP, Shop and Café discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks an individual whose own life and work experiences bring understanding, passion, and commitment to the mission of the Duncanson program, which seeks to celebrate the accomplishments of African American artists.

This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively and is attentive to detail. The Taft Museum plays an important role in Cincinnati’s resurgent downtown culture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

This year Duncanson Artist in Residence will focus on Film Making

About the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program
Each autumn the Taft Museum of Art and the Duncanson Society invite an artist to be in residence at the Taft Museum of Art for two weeks. The artist-in-residence gives presentations and leads workshops for students, families, and adults onsite at the Taft Museum, and also at schools, colleges, churches, non-profit cultural institutions, or other public venues as appropriate.

The Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program honors the relationship between Nicholas Longworth and Robert S. Duncanson, the African American artist who in 1850 painted the suite of eight landscape murals in the entrance hall of Longworth’s home, now the Taft Museum of Art. Now in its 33rd year, the Duncanson Society works with the Taft Museum of Art to celebrate the accomplishments of African American artists from around the country.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Director of Learning and Engagement (L&E), the DAiR Program Coordinator helps the Taft deliver its mission: providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting, and in the community.

The DAiR Program Coordinator is responsible for facilitating all activities related to the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (DAiR) program including: transportation, facilities, and participation. The Program Coordinator works with the public relations and marketing staff to disseminate promotional and printed materials for all residency activities, acts as liaison to the Duncanson Society, and completes a final report of the residency.

To Apply
Applications will only be taken via our website portal. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art directly.

Click Here to Apply

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Education Director

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Organizational Overview
TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome over 102,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 83,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 1,200 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week summer NKU STAR Intensive, or three-week STAR Red Bank program, where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

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.

Position Overview
The Education Director assists the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. The Education Director is a member of TCT’s Resident Artist Company and coordinates all elements of TCT’s Education Department with the assistance from members of the Education Team. The Education Director directly supports and upholds the integrity of Producing Artistic Director’s vision for the organization’s Education Department.

Education Department 
The Education Department consists of the following programs: TCT Academy’s Class Sessions, Private Lessons, Summer Camps, The STAR Program, The JumpStart Theatre Program, Workshops, Study Guides for all Touring and MainStage Productions, Podcasts, TCT’s Summer Stage, and future TVYA (Theatre for the Very Young) Programming.

Reports and Reporting
The Education Director of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati directly reports to the Managing Director & CEO with all artistic decisions pertaining to creative programming supervised by and collaborated on with the Producing Artistic Director. The following positions report directly to the Education Director: The TCT Academy Manager, Resident Workshop/Teaching Artists, and the Resident Playwright/Workshop Artist. The STAR Program Manager reports directly to the Education Director in matters related to STAR but co-reports to the Producing Artistic Director in matters related to this role’s administrative duties as an Executive Assistant. All contracted teachers within the academy will be supervised by the TCT Academy Manager but hired at the discretion of the Education Director and the Artistic Director.

Responsibilities
The Education Director’s duties include but are not limited to:
- Overseeing all Education Department Personnel, including part-time teaching or workshop artists
- Working closely with the Finance Director, the Managing Director & CEO, and the Producing Artistic Director to create the operating budget for the Education Department
- Conducting monthly budgetary tracking and reporting, including current financial results and budget performance forecasting
- Observing teaching artists and providing feedback
- Overseeing development of new Academy programs and the growth of future TVYA programming
- Developing and implementing TCT Academy curricula and policies in collaboration with TCT Education staff; Determining what classes the Academy will offer and, in collaboration with Teaching Artists, develop guidelines for workshops and classes
- Supporting the TCT Academy Manager with day-to-day administrative needs of the Academy, including communication with parents, assist customers with class selection, organizing culminating class showcases; Resolve and troubleshoot student, parent and teacher problems or complaints
- Working with the Education Team and Marketing Department to write class description copy for TCT Academy fliers and other marketing materials. Collaborate with the Marketing Team and the Producing Artistic Director for layout and aesthetic for any publicity materials
- Working collaboratively with the STAR Program Manager, Associate Artistic Director and the Producing Artist Director on the development of STAR Program content
- Working with the Development Manager to execute the JumpStart Theatre program’s administrative needs
- Hiring and supervising JumpStart Theatre Program mentors
- Assisting with school selection for the JumpStart Theatre Program
- Performing other duties as assigned to support TCT’s mission

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications
- A Master’s or a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Education or related field, or equivalent work experience with Theatre Education (3+ years experience teaching and supervising an established performing arts training academy preferred)
- Broad understanding of all aspects of theatre education with specific knowledge of developmental and education theories and the impact theatre has on youth
- Demonstrated skills in creating and maintaining budgets
- Collaborate with a tight-knit, mission-oriented, and dedicated staff
- Working knowledge of PC and Mac-based productivity software and familiarity with industry standard theatrical software.
- Prior experience leading a team in a dynamic environment
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills, both written and oral are imperative
- Experience building innovative educational programs and performance opportunities for young professionals
- Patient, likable, and a strong mentor to young artists
- Ability to build and maintain a top-class performing arts academy
- Ability to analyze and evaluate the needs for TCT Academy, TCT Workshops, Study Guides, the JumpStart Program, and additional educational materials
- Able to maintain a flexible work schedule, which may include irregular and extended working hours

Salary Range and Benefits
- Annual Salary Range: $44,000-58,000 based on experience
- Relocation stipend available
- Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service
- Generous PTO based on years of service
- Generous paid holiday schedule
- Artistic outlets are available for candidates whose skillset could add to TCT in areas outside of the Education Department: Directing, Scenic or Costume Design, for example

To Apply
- TCT is committed to dismantling structures which may prevent ANYONE from applying for employment with us.
- Please submit by any means that you would like (Cover letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.). It is important to submit whatever best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Letters of recommendation and/or professional references are welcome. You may submit via email to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com, Subject line: EDUCATION DIRECTOR SUBMISSION
- Application deadline: July 15, 2019
- Ideal Start Date: August 19, 2019

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

TCT Academy Manager

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Organizational Overview
TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome over 102,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 83,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 1,200 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week summer NKU STAR Intensive, or three-week STAR Red Bank program, where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

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.

Position Overview
The TCT Academy Manager assists the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. The TCT Academy Manager is a member of TCT’s Resident Artist Company and coordinates the TCT Academy’s functions with the assistance from members of the Education Team. TCT Academy Manager directly supports and upholds the integrity of Producing Artistic Director’s vision for the organization’s Education Department.

TCT Academy Department
The TCT Academy Department consists of the following programs: TCT Academy’s Class Sessions, Private Lessons, Summer Camps, and the STAR Program.

Reports and Reporting
The TCT Academy Manager of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati reports to the Education Director and directly supervises all contracted teachers within the Academy who are hired at the discretion of the Education Director. The TCT Academy Manager teaches and works closely with our team of full-time Resident Teaching/Workshop Artists and the STAR Program Manager to schedule their time within the functions of TCT Academy and the STAR Program.

Responsibilities
The TCT Academy Manager’s duties include but are not limited to:
- Overseeing TCT Academy contracted teaching artists
- Working closely with the Education Director to help create the operating budget for the Education Department.
- Observing teaching artists and providing feedback to the Education Director.
- Researching and developing TCT Academy lesson plan curricula and implementing TCT Academy curricula and policies in collaboration with TCT Education staff.
- Assisting the Education Director in determining what classes the Academy will offer.
- Supporting the Education Director with day-to-day administrative needs of the Academy, including communication with parents, assisting customers with class selection, organizing culminating class showcases, resolving and troubleshooting student, parent and teacher questions.
- Working with the Education Team and Marketing Department in writing class description copy for TCT Academy fliers and other marketing materials.
- Work closely with the STAR Program Manager, Associate Artistic Director and the Producing Artist Director to assist with the development of STAR Programs (STAR NKU, STAR Red Bank, and STAR All STARS) content.
- Teaching classes within the Academy at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
- Organizing functions associated with the TCT Academy.
- Working with other staff to launch TCT hosted events under TCT Academy.
- Cultivating and measuring student retention.
- Representing TCT at industry events.
- Performing other duties as assigned to support TCT’s mission.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications
- A Master’s or a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Education or related field, or equivalent work experience with Theatre Education (2+ years of experience in teaching and administrative work within an established performing arts training academy is preferred)
- Broad understanding of all aspects of theatre education including knowledge of developmental and education theories and the impact theatre has on youth
- Familiarity with managing budgets
- Collaborate with a tight-knit, mission-oriented, and dedicated staff
- Working knowledge of PC and Mac-based productivity software and familiarity with industry standard theatrical software
- Prior experience supervising a team in a dynamic environment
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills, both written and oral, are imperative
- Able to maintain a flexible work schedule, which may include irregular and extended working hours

Salary Range and Benefits
- Annual Salary Range: $25,000 - $35,000 based on experience
- Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service
- Generous PTO based on years of service
- Generous paid holiday schedule
- Artistic outlets are available for candidates whose skillset could add to TCT in areas outside of the Education Department: Directing, Scenic or Costume Design, for example.

To Apply
- TCT is committed to dismantling structures which may prevent anyone from applying for employment with us.
- Please submit by any means that you would like (Cover letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.). It is important to submit whatever best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Letters of recommendation and/or professional references are welcome. You may submit via email to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com, Subject line: TCT ACADEMY MANAGER SUBMISSION.
- Application deadline: July 15, 2019
- Ideal Start Date: August 19, 2019

Contemporary Arts Center

Security Specialist

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the part time position of Security Specialist.

Overview of Position
The Security Specialist will help to shape the visitor experience through Security interaction. The Security Specialist will manage all Security and insure that they are trained in the same methods of customer service and engagement, and are supplied with the resources needed to keep them informed on the museum’s daily activities, as well as future initiatives and strategic goals related to the visitor experience.

The Security Specialist is primarily stationed at the front lobby when working as acting supervisor and interacts with the CAC visitor and also assists when needed with the CAC Visitor Experience staff to help guide the visitor. Position will require evening hours, daytime weekend hours and occasional holiday hours when the Contemporary Arts Center is open to the public.

Specific Duties
- Maintains incident reports of any exhibition related problems/damage to art in regards to functioning, disruption or irregularities of pieces within current exhibitions
- Updates Security Supervisor as needed
- Manages the day to day tasks at the Security Desk
- Aware of daily museum activities and maintains accurate/current information on events taking place within the museum
- Aware of, and able to implement security standards in accordance with CAC policies
- Interacts with the Visitor regarding information, guidance and security related issues
- Guides the Gallery Security staff in reporting of security and life safety systems
- Assist Security on the gallery floor when needed
- Organizes trainings regarding exhibitions so that Gallery Security is informed and is able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions
- Opening and closing of the building when needed
- Manage security staff for on and of cite events
- Turn on and off exhibitions as necessary
- Do security and building status checks thought the facility
- Other duties as assigned

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

Skills Required
Knowledge of security and life safety systems, policies and procedures. Must be computer literate, have organizational skills, possess excellent interpersonal skills, be flexible to assist other departments as needed, be self motivated, hold self to high personal standards and take the initiative to interact with the general public.

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, and expected compensation by July 8, 2019:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org.

Please, no phone calls.

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.

Contemporary Arts Center

Education Administrator

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Scope of Position (General Description)
The Education Administrator reports directly to the Learning and Programs Director and interfaces with the Curatorial, Events, and Communications Departments. They will assist with Education Departmental reporting, tour scheduling, preparation for programs and general administrative work for the Education Department. General administrative work includes managing multiple databases, reporting, coordinating various meetings, overseeing departmental flow sheet submissions, and committee communications. Additionally, they will assist the Director of Learning and Programs and Associate Educators in the implementation and documentation of CAC programming. This is full time position with benefits and the possibility of evening and weekend working hours.

Education and Programs Assistant Specific Duties
- Tour Scheduling:
    - Be the primary point of contact for all museum tours including coordinating via email and phone, set up, confirm and send a follow up email to all groups.
    - Work with the Associate Educator of School and Docent programs to ensure docents are scheduled to serve the tours.
    - Working with the Visitors’ Service to ensure that they are prepared for the weekly tours. If tours are canceled, alerting all parties.
    - Work with the Associate Educator of School and Docent Programs to schedule buses and artists visits as needed for the School Outreach Program.
- Educational Program Administration
    - Oversee flow sheet submissions and museum Master Calendar reservations to ensure proper event set up and keep a backup database of forms.
    - Serve as liaison between the facilities department, museum restaurant and programming staff to ensure all internal museum programs are supported and set up appropriately.
    - Assist the Departmental Director with programming.
        - Order and prepare art materials, track artist contracts to ensure payment, assist with food or beverage requests, input evaluations, and assist in set up and take down when needed.
    - Act as point person for cross-departmental program meetings – set meetings and agendas with the Departmental Director, attend meetings and take notes.
    - Input program evaluations.
    - Order supplies for programs as needed by any member of the department and assist with unpacking as needed.
    - Oversee education flow sheet submissions to ensure proper event set up and keep a backup database of forms.
    - Assist with general inventory and upkeep up art supply storage.
- Departmental Administration:
    - Assist with promotion of education events.
    - Coordinate various Education department meetings.
    - Database management: education attendance and evaluation databases, monthly informatics entry, monthly tour database, director’s reports, ArtsWave reports.
    - Primary point of contact for the education committee including working with Departmental director to set meetings dates, setup meetings, create agendas, and other tasks as needed.
- Additional responsibilities may include proof reading, assisting with research projects and assisting with providing numbers and feedback for grant applications and reports.
- Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.

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

Requirements
Candidates will have strong skills in: administration, customer service, time management and organization. The ideal candidate will have a two or four year degree in business or arts administration and at least two years prior experience in an administrative role. Additionally, we are looking for an even-keeled candidate who will fit seamlessly into our team and can work in a dynamic work place.

- A background or experiences in data analytics, communications or informatics are a plus
- Solid computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office a must (Word, Powerpoint, Access and Excel)
- Strong customer service skills
- Self motivated and proactive with an ability to learn new information quickly
- Ability to remain calm and react in a balanced manner in times of stress
- Collaborative, flexible and quick to adapt
- Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills
- A background or experiences in education field are a plus
- Interest in contemporary art
- This job required stocking supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and salary range requested by July 10, 2019 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org.

Please, no phone calls.

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.

Contemporary Arts Center

Administrative Manager for Advancement Department

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks applicants for an Administrative Manager for the Advancement department due to restructuring by a new department leader. Candidates should be organized problem-solvers with strong administrative abilities.

Overview
Reporting to the new Chief of Advancement for the CAC, the Administrative Manager will provide broad administrative support for the Chief of Advancement and for the principle functions of the organizational advancement program including individual, corporate, and foundation giving, donor records and strategies, special  events and public relations. The Administrative Manager also manages select inter-departmental workflow and timeframes, and performs other duties as assigned by the Chief of Advancement.

The foundational purpose for the Administrative Manager is to enable the advancement efforts on behalf of the CAC to function at the highest level by ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the Advancement office are covered and run efficiently, thereby freeing the Advancement leadership and staff to focus on high-yielding initiatives. This is a full time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours needed for CAC fundraising-related events.

Major Responsibilities
- Support department in major strategic initiatives and manage select major projects
- Oversee and manage select cross-departmental workflow as directed by the Chief of Advancement
- Oversee the implementation of all day-to-day activities supporting the Chief of Advancement
- Provide administrative support for annual special events
- Assist in producing monthly analysis and reports of key statistics for the purpose of tracking results and improving performance, including income reports and projections
- Maintain all updates in donor database and run reports for strategic and financial planning, mailings and publications
- Assist department managers in preparing solicitation letters, proposals, and other fundraising materials as necessary, including drafting of budget and financial information
- Work with prospect management software to assess and utilize features to benefit the CAC, investigate customization of new features, and train other CAC as needed
- Process all gifts into database, run credit card transactions, process stock gifts, and send invoices and acknowledgement letters in a timely manner
- Develop and manage standard operating procedures for digital filing and establish hard copy backup system
- Perform related general office duties such as photocopying, collating and assembling documents, preparing mailings and donor folders, organizing PR materials, handling correspondence, and routine office matters

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 policies and procedures.

Organizational Responsibilities
The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to the Donor Bill of Rights, to being a donor-centered organization and to protecting the privacy of our donors and prospective supporters.

Knowledge and Skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
- Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents
- Experience with and ability to keep classified information confidential
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
- Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
- Demonstrates good decision-making and sound judgment
- Ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends as necessary) to support CAC events

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills and the ability to proactively self-manage with minimal direction. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite is essential. A Bachelor’s degree, non-profit experience and a minimum of 5 years in an administrative role is desirable.

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and salary range requested by July 10, 2019 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org

Please, no phone calls.

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.

The Betts House

Internship

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
The Betts House seeks an intern to assist with daily historic site activities. Applicants must be enthusiastic about history and pursuing a degree in history, marketing and communications, education, museum studies, or other related field.

Desired intern would be comfortable working alone, taking initiative when appropriate and working as a team. Have excellent research, writing, and communication skills and a drive to learn.  Be proficient on PCs and Microsoft Office. Be comfortable giving tours and working with children. Have ability to handle multiple projects at once.

The internship is a temporary part-time position that will run between July - December, 2019. All Interns MUST be available Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12 pm - 5 pm.

Wages
Paid $10/hour, 15 hours per week.

Experience Goals
Learn how a small historic site functions daily, and what tasks the house manager/director contributes to those activities.

Activities may include:
- Opening and closing of house museum
- House maintenance
- Set up and take down of exhibitions
- Assisting visitors/serving as a docent
- Offer suggestions on how to improve tours
- Creating programming for summer camp programs
- Writing grants
- Creating marketing materials
- Research

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Kendall Neyer at housemanager@thebettshouse.org.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Scenic Carpentry Intern

Posted:
Jun 20, 2019
Reports to: Technical Director
Dates: August 19th 2019 (or earliest availability) – May 24th 2020

Position is off contract from 11/18/19 – 12/1/19 and 12/16/19 – 12/29/19

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Producing year-round, CSC executes up to 10 main stage productions, 6 touring productions, and several additional events per season. CSC operates under an Actor Equity’s Association Small Professional Theatre contract (Tier 5+).

Diversity and inclusion are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected classification. Applicants of varied backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview
The Scenic Carpentry Intern is a part of the Production Team of CSC, collaborating closely with the technical director, resident designers and other technicians to ensure that all projects produced at CSC are executed to the highest possible standard.
A successful candidate will have a wide background in technical theater which includes varying areas of scenic stagecraft such as carpentry, electrics, prop artistry, scenic artistry, and rigging. The Scenic Carpentry Intern must be comfortable taking on individual tasks with minimal supervision and collaborating as a team. The primary focus of this position is scenic fabrication. This position is an excellent opportunity for a young professional technician to grow and hone their skills in multiple aspects of technical theater.

The base schedule for this position is approximately 40 – 50 working hours a week. Extended hours and modified work weeks are regularly necessary due to install, technical rehearsal, and production schedules. Housing is not provided.

Qualifications
Required skills include:
- 1-year of academic experience in a Technical Director or equivalent hands-on experience.
- Introductory scene shop tool and construction knowledge.
- Experience or interest in learning to build from construction drawings.
- Desire to learn across multiples area of stagecraft including rigging, welding, electrics, scenic artistry, etc.
- Reliable mode of transportation.
- Physical requirements include climbing stairs and ladders, lifting up to 35lbs repeatedly, working at heights of up to 30’, bending, and kneeling.

A successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Effective listening and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
- Self-sufficient while also a collaborative team player.
- Enthusiasm, integrity, and energy.
- Tactful communication under stress.
- A sense of humor.

Responsibilities
Production
- Assist the Technical Director in the execution of scenic designs for all productions (build, install, strike, etc.)
- Assist other members of the Production Department in production execution as requested.
- Execute notes from designers and other production team members.
- Maintain production elements after opening.
- Restore all production spaces to clean, organized workspaces on a regular basis.
- Assist in technical equipment inventory and maintenance as needed.
- Participate in stage cleaning and preparation leading into technical rehearsals and build processes.
- May serve as run crew depending on the demands of a given production.

General
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company and Production Department Handbooks.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- Other duties as requested by the Technical Director or Production Management Team.

Compensation & Benefits
The Scenic Carpentry Intern will receive $375 a week (received through biweekly payroll). Housing is not provided. In addition to this salary, the Scenic Carpentry Intern receives:
- Paid Holidays as observed during contract.
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to all CSC productions.

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter, résumé and three references to Kate Bindus, Associate Production Manager, at kate.bindus@cincyshakes.com with “Scenic Carpentry Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Ballet

Student Services Manager

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
About This Position
The Student Services Manager provides essential support to students and families by enhancing their Cincinnati Ballet experience outside the studio classroom. With a key focus on new program development and student engagement, the Student Services Manager is responsible for creating and stewarding initiatives designed to provide a broader sense of community within the Academy, education and housing resources for our nationally competitive programs, and critical support services for our education programs. As a core member of the Academy + Education Department, the Student Services Manager supports all major Academy + Education events, productions and programs.

Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy offers comprehensive dance education for approximately 1,000 families and individuals annually through four program divisions (Main Division, Children’s Division, Professional Training Division and Adult Division) and six unique summer programs. The Ballet’s affiliated Education programs reach thousands of students in local schools and community centers through movement residencies and free performances as well as therapeutic dance classes for individuals with specific needs. The guiding principles of the Academy + Education Department are to teach, challenge and inspire students to achieve their highest goals in a nurturing and positive environment. The unique connection to Cincinnati Ballet provides unparalleled performance opportunities for selected students as well as invaluable networking and employment resources for advanced students.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain and execute a regular schedule of engagement events and activities designed to build relationships outside the classroom
- Work closely with the Academy Parents Association to build community-minded programs and parent engagement in dance education
- Manage and expand Cincinnati Ballet’s Summer Residence Program in connection with the Academy’s Summer Intensive programs
- Oversee the Summer Resident Leadership Team (seasonal staff)
- Provide key customer support to families and students with unique needs
- Implement best practices in protection of minors across all student programs
- Identify educational resources and partnerships for full-time Professional Training Division students requiring flexible academic support
- Develop a year-round housing program for Professional Training Division students
- Coordinate logistics and provide administrative support for Education programs
- Develop and promote branded apparel and merchandise for all Academy programs
- Other duties as assigned

Required Competencies and Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of advancing experience in a customer support role
- Proven track record of providing superior customer service
- A passion for serving students and families
- Highly motivated self-starter with capacity to provide both high-level vision and operational detail for new programs
- A commitment to the values and culture of Cincinnati Ballet’s Academy + Education programs
- An unwavering commitment to ensuring the protection and safety of minors
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Well-developed interpersonal skills and attitudes and an ability to communicate with a wide spectrum of individuals
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Self-motivated, independent worker with strong organizational and time management skills while adapting to a fast-paced and high-volume environment
- Event and volunteer management experience
- Strong competencies in all Microsoft Office programs
- Budget management experience
- Preferred background in educational services
- General understanding of dance and/or theater environments preferred
- Hours change seasonally with required evening and weekend hours
- Candidate will be subject to criminal background, motor vehicle and credit checks

To Apply
Please visit our Indeed listing here.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Project Manager

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is a 300+ acre sculpture park with 75+ monumental outdoor sculptures displayed in a landscape of rolling hills, meadows, lakes, and hiking trails. The park also features an Ancient Sculpture Museum that displays Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Syrian and Egyptian sculptures dating to 1550 B.C. The Museum Gallery hosts exhibitions by local, regional, national, and international artists.

Project Manager (Full-Time Position)
The Project Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. The main objective of this position is to coordinate the various programs and initiatives of the park with other staff, volunteers, donors, and artists, including evaluations and/or data collection. Further objectives include increasing both visitation and funding opportunities while elevating the brand of Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum by improving visitor experience, offering dynamic programs, and finding financial resources to do so.

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects; organize and coordinate projects with multiple components
- Coordinate teamwork and work as part of a team
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, and implementing complex activities; and computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office products. Skills with Outlook, Excel, and Power Point required
- Understanding of and commitment to the Park’s mission
- Ability to think creatively, with strong problem-solving skills
- Ability to work under the pressure of tight deadlines
- A participatory work style and the ability to receive feedback
- Resourcefulness and the ability to work independently
- Mature interpersonal style and the ability to interact well with a diverse range of people

Previous experience in event coordination is preferred, preferably at a non-profit organization. Also preferred is a history of success in audience building and engagement through programming initiatives. Some experience in successful grant writing is desired.

Responsibilities
- Art Fair (September) Coordinator
    - Schedule and host committee meetings
    - Artist communication
    - Artist recruitment
    - Art Fair advertising and social media promotion
    - Physical set up
    - Request donations
    - Schedule essential services
- Museum Gallery Series (all year)
    - Coordinate exhibits with Executive Director and Art Committee
    - Coordinate the install/deinstall of all shows
    - Artist communications
    - Advertising and promotion
    - Host show openings
- Summer Series for kids (June, July)
    - Research, contact, and schedule programs
    - Coordinate and supervise the events
    - Track and provide feedback
- International Sculpture Day (April)
    - Coordinate with Miami University (all campuses) and UC DAAP programs
    - Coordinate event with staff
    - Advertise and promote event
- Blues, Brews & BBQ (July)
    - Coordinate with staff
- Zombie Ball (October)
    - Coordinate with staff
- Meteor shower party (August)
    - Coordinate with staff
- Create new programs
    - Coordinating with ED and staff to create new programs that fulfill the mission.
- Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions & Physical Demands
- Ability to sit for long periods of time
- Ability to use computer keyboard for extended periods of time
- Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally
- Ability to drive a golf cart

The description above is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work of the Project Manager, and is not intended to constitute an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

To Apply
Please sent letter of application, resume, and contact information for 3 references to pyramid@pyramidhill.org.

All applicants, as well as Park employees, who are or become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act or applicable state law, must be able to perform the essential functions of the job (including those listed above) either with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation, if any, will be determined by management in consultation with the employee on a case-by-case basis.

This job description is intended to be general and may be revised from time to time. At the Executive Director’s discretion, employees may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.

Urban Appalachian Community Coalition

Communications Specialist

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
UACC seeks a part-time contractual Communications Specialist to help provide a voice for Cincinnati Appalachians by documenting and publicizing UACC's work and supporting timely responses to relevant news events and issues as they arise. Primarily, this work will focus on UACC’s online presence: maintaining and updating the website, http://uacvoice.org; establishing a positive and reliable social media presence; increasing inter-group connections through blogs, 'up-close and personal' articles or video clips; and sharing information on policy and issues via the website, social media, listservs and other venues.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an organization that includes writers, musicians, storytellers and educators, researchers and community and social activists. UACC has accumulated a half-century of Appalachian research and advocacy experience and stands as a model among U.S. urban Appalachian organizations. The communications specialist will contribute substantially to the development of our public presence. The successful candidate will have experience with organizational communication and an approach that is energetic, proactive, creative, and self-reliant.

Other desired qualifications include:
- Personal interest in the urban Appalachian experience
- Social media and content management system skills (especially Wordpress and Facebook)
- Interviewing, multimedia and web writing skills
- Interest and initiative in promoting UACC events locally and regionally
- Ability to collaborate with and support the needs of UACC members
- Passion about justice, inclusion, and inter-group relations

Goals for this position include:
- Increased awareness of urban Appalachian people and their contributions;
- Increased  support for UACC (money, time, expertise);
- Increased attendance at UACC sponsored or co-sponsored events;

Work is remote; hours are flexible, possibly 5 to 10 hours per week initially; rate is competitive. Reliable technology, internet and access to transportation for face-to-face meetings and events are required. The volunteer UACC communications team will provide collaborative support as needed.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter expressing your interest as well as your resume and any questions to Maureen Sullivan, UACC Core Group Chair, at contact@uacvoice.org by July 27th.

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition is a nonprofit organization rooted in the experiences of the tens of thousands of Appalachian migrants and their descendants living in the greater Cincinnati area. We believe that the irrepressible spirit of Appalachian people is a positive and powerful force in individual, family and community life.

ArtsWave

Coordinator, Community Campaign & Employee Engagement

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
As a member of the Development/Communications team, the Coordinator of Community Campaign and Employee Engagement seeks ways to deepen and expand involvement and support among the region’s businesses. Central to this position is helping to maintain and grow a solid base of employee donors. Primary opportunities for achieving growth targets in this position come from increasing steady campaigns, leveraging signature events like CincySings and ArtsWave Days, improving donor acquisition and retention through collaborations with arts organizations and promotion of donor benefits, and from deploying strategic growth plans in established and target companies.

Reports to: VP, Community Campaign

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
- Support the development team by assisting with administrative work as needed — planning and executing meetings, printing of letters and pledge cards, strategic follow up on accounts.
- With the development team build and maintain year-round relationships with key contacts at assigned business accounts, with increasing responsibility for shepherding $350,000 to $500,000 annually.
- Assist with the develop of customized business plans that successfully increase dollars raised and participation from assigned corporate partners each year, leveraging all tools and resources to plan and execute multiple events according to individual corporate needs for employee engagement, retention, and philanthropic/community objectives.
- Motivate, engage, and support volunteers at all levels so that their experience working with ArtsWave is the best out of all possible volunteer experiences in this community and so that they can reasonably deliver on ArtsWave expectations.
- Help drive, manage and optimize ArtsWave Pass, CincySings, Cincinnati Reds partnership and other promotional and signature events to raise revenue and awareness, in close collaboration with other team members and volunteers.
- Track and report progress to goals using database and shared document templates. Help maintain accuracy and usefulness of the database by consistently documenting key touchpoints with donors and accurately entering and tracking prospects.
- Participate in cabinet meetings and volunteer training sessions as assigned.
- Serve as staff lead for ArtsWave Bulk sales.
- Customer Service back-up for ArtsWave Pass.
- Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events.

Required Competencies
- Demonstrated ability to both listen and interact persuasively and personably with employees at all levels of organizations.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to set goals and develop strategies for achieving them.
- Ability to recognize opportunity and make connections.
- Intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, and problem-solving capabilities.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize against stated objectives, and work independently.
- Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities.
- Track record of sound judgment and decision-making.
- Openness to new ideas, coaching and continual process improvement.
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.

Required Qualifications
- Two or more years of experience in administration, sales or other relevant experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, nonprofit administration or equivalent is preferred.
- Outstanding verbal, written, traditional and social media communication and public relations skills; public speaking ability is a plus.
- Professional demeanor, appearance and manner.
- Excellent computer skills, especially all MS Office programs including PowerPoint; experience with donor or customer relationship management databases.

About ArtsWave
With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts — music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals and more — create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and completed ArtsWave employment application to Kate.Kennedy@ArtsWave.org by July 12. Please use the words "Community Campaign Coordinator" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide references and salary requirements..

Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

Walnut Wheels Program Developer and Manager

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
WHRF Mission & Vision
Mission: The Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation (WHRF) is a non-profit Community Development Corporation (CDC) working to enhance the quality of life in Walnut Hills.

Vision: A Walnut Hills that is vibrant, safe, healthy, and inclusive for all. We believe a quality place should be accessible to everyone

Walnut Wheels Program Developer and Manager Role
Walnut Wheels is the WHRF’s Creative Placemaking Step Van. It engages people where they are. The mobile unit can go to senior citizen centers, schools, recreation centers, parks, or other areas (within Walnut Hills boundaries) for community engagement and creative placemaking activities. For the first year of our Walnut Wheels Program, the Program Developer and Manager will develop partnerships with residents, businesses, and nonprofits that want to provide fun and interesting programming in Walnut Hills using Walnut Wheels. They are responsible for managing all logistics for Walnut Wheels including programming and scheduling, as well as keeping it stocked and maintained. They will coordinate the promotion and use of Walnut Wheels with neighborhood stakeholders like the Walnut Hills Historical Society, Cincy Stories, MORTAR, WheelHouse, etc. Potential types of programming for Walnut Wheels include health, food sampling, cooking, food access, gardening, food mapping, music, art, photography, dance, spoken word, history, pop-up bicycle repair, yoga, entrepreneurship, and neighborhood information. The Program Developer and Manager represents the WHRF at neighborhood events.

Responsibilities
- Manage the existing application system for other organizations and individuals to request the use of Walnut Wheels for programming or events. Make recommendations for improvements to this system, as needed.
- Develop partnerships and solicit programming for Walnut Wheels that meets the program goals.
- Maintain a public calendar of events for Walnut Wheels.
- Staff events with Walnut Wheels, anticipated to be three events per week from June to September.
- Responsible for all social media and other promotion of Walnut Wheels and its events, in accordance with the WHRF’s brand design.
- Be responsive to all inquiries regarding use of Walnut Wheels and supportive of partner participation. It is expected that any email, phone, or social media inquiries received will typically be responded to within 24 hours.

Preferred Qualifications
The Walnut Wheels Program Developer and Manager should possess most of the following traits and abilities (or be a quick learner):
- Ability to show up on time
- Ability to work select weeknights and weekends
- Manage deadlines and project timelines
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Personable and customer-serving in communications and social media
- Experience planning events and managing programs
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Experience with Microsoft Suite and Google products
- Experience or basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop preferred

This is a grant funded part time position for 400 hours of work in 2019, paid at $13.50 per hour.

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to emily@walnuthillsrf.org.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Assistant Scenic Artist

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
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.

Reports to: Scenic Charge Artist

Position Overview
The Assistant Scenic Artist will work directly with the Scenic Charge Artist on all productions in the 2019-20 season for the Marx and Shelterhouse theatres, as well as 3 touring productions for our educational outreach program.

Position Responsibilities Include:
- Creating highly-sophisticated textural and faux-finished scenery for all productions.
- Producing a full range of theatrical finishes, from traditional backdrop painting to highly realized sculpture, realistic interiors to childhood fantasies.
- Maintaining shop cleanliness, equipment and tools.
- Documenting paint recipes, colors, and multi-step paint techniques.
- Preparing samples for scenic treatments.

Competencies Include
- The equivalence of 5 years artistic experience in scenic painting: whether professional, academic or a combination of the two.
- Positive attitude and a drive to produce painted scenery with skill and efficiency.
- An artistic eye and the ability to be flexible with projects that are ever-changing and challenging.
- Must be able to work with many different personalities and styles in a deadline-driven environment.
- Color mixing with tints and dyes.
- Translating Painter’s Elevations into finished scenery.
- Image transfer techniques.
- Faux Finishes – woodgrain, stone, bricks, marble, rust, dust, aging, etc.
- Sculptural skills – additive and reductive sculpting, carving, mold-making, basic carpentry.
- Stretching and sizing backdrops, scrims and other fabrics.
- Custom stamps, stencils and appliques.
- Knowledge of paint types, stains and sealants.
- Knowledge of paint sprayers and air tools.
- Knowledge of hand tools and power tools.
- Working knowledge of scenic construction processes is preferred.
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative software is preferred.

Physical Demands
- Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
- Able to stand for long periods of time and kneel, stoop, bend, crawl, or squat frequently.
- Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and strong hand-eye coordination.
- Able to sustain repetitive motion with hands and wrists (paint brushing and rolling, handheld sprayers).
- Comfortable working on ladders, lifts and scaffolding.

This is a full-time, seasonal, non-exempt position with a start date of July 22, 2019. The typical work week (Monday-Friday) is 35 hours; however, overtime is possible based on the demands of a show and some flexibility with the time a workday begins or ends will be required occasionally. Benefits include medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and 401k/403b pension plans.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter, resume, three (3) work references, and five (5) sample work images (or a link to your website) to:

Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com
No phone calls, please.

Deadline to Apply: July 3, 2019

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Classical Roots Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
Part Time, Seasonal

Position Summary
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking a part-time administrator to assist with management of the volunteer choir and additional administrative duties for the 2019-2020 Classical Roots Community Mass Choir Season. This seasonal position will begin in late July, 2019 and end in April, 2020. Duties include maintaining the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir (CRCMC) schedule, rehearsal venue set-up, music distribution and other duties. Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be punctual, organized and reliable, and work well under pressure. Candidate will report to the Director of Education and Community Engagement and work with the Classical Roots Resident Conductor, Director of Artistic Administration Cincinnati Pops, Volunteer Music Leaders and the entire CSO Production team.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintaining the CRCMC rehearsal schedule and communicating any updates
- Coordinate all communication with CRCMC and regular communication/planning with Music Leaders and Classical Roots Resident Conductor
- Liaise with CRCMC venues for use of space and related logistics
- Attending all CRCMC rehearsals, serving as coordinator on site
- Serve as liaison between CRCMC and CSO staff
- Serve as librarian for the CRCMC
- Schedule, coordinate and facilitate meetings of the Production and Music Leader teams
- Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
- Successful candidate will be a team player and be self-motivated
- Candidate should be flexible and proactive in a fast-paced and demanding environment
- Candidate should enjoy working with people and demonstrate a positive, trustworthy and professional demeanor with all staff and artists
- Ability to work some evenings and Saturday mornings are required
- Basic knowledge and appreciation of a variety of choral music styles desired
- Previous experience working with volunteers a plus
- Must be well acquainted with Microsoft Office applications
- Must have reliable transportation and ability to cart materials

Schedule and Compensation
This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week), seasonal, hourly position with flexible scheduling. Pay starts at $15/hour and is commensurate with experience. Certain rehearsal and performance hours are required, primarily Saturdays, 8:30-11:30am and occasional evenings.

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 hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Classical Roots Coordinator” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Executive Assistant to the President

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is one of America’s finest and most versatile ensembles and the organization is one of the great success stories among the nation’s orchestras. With a nationally recognized artistic profile, growing revenues and a decade of balanced budgets, the Orchestra is about to celebrate its 125th anniversary season with entrepreneurialism, innovation and a commitment to relevance and inclusion informing the path forward.

The Orchestra also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops and further elevates Cincinnati’s vibrant cultural scene by serving as the official orchestra for Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet and the May Festival. The CSO presents a diverse array of musical experiences to the Greater Cincinnati region and enjoys a unique business model through the organization’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Music Event Management Inc. (MEMI). MEMI operates Riverbend Music Center, the PNC Pavilion, the Taft Theatre, Rose Music Center, and plans are underway for a new MEMI-run concert venue at The Banks in Cincinnati.

Position Summary
The Executive Assistant to the President reports to the President 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 President, including but not limited to, the scheduling of meetings, drafting correspondence, expense reports management, invitation responses and travel coordination
- Surface critical issues where President can have impact and propose solutions
- Manage Outlook calendar and contacts for President
- Coordinate board, 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 President with board members, donors and other key stakeholders
- Coordinate schedule and develop agendas for biweekly senior management team meetings (SMT) and quarterly full staff meetings
- Develop PowerPoint presentations for various stakeholder meetings to include the full orchestra, board, select committees, and staff
- Performs other duties as assigned

CSO Board Support
- Serve as primary contact point for the Board of Directors, currently numbered at ~70
- Develop board and committee meeting agendas, and prepare supplementary materials
- Compose meeting minutes for full Board, Executive, and multiple other board committees
- Compile and organize board orientation and handbook materials
- Create and maintain board address list and contact information
- Coordinate board committee formation and composition
- Organize room reservations in Music Hall and take RSVPs for board meetings; order food/drink accordingly
- Share event details and organize ticket purchases for President, members of the senior management, and Board members to external events where Directors are being honored
- Provide organizational support to Board Chair

May Festival Board Support
- Compose meeting minutes for full board and select committees

Candidate Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree preferred with 3-5 years experience working in an Executive Administrative role with a proven track record of results
- Non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- 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, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- 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

Compensation and Benefits
The position garners a competitive salary and 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 maternity leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

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 Pops 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 hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Executive Assistant” in the subject line.

Plaza Artist Materials

Key Holder

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
Plaza Artist Materials — Kenwood location is looking for an outgoing, energetic individual with previous retail experience to join our team as our newest full time Key Holder.

The successful candidate must be actively involved in visual arts, have at least two years of previous retail experience, and possess excellent customer service/relationship building skills. Custom Frame Design experience is a plus!

Plaza Art is looking for candidates who are interested in growing with the company and helping us increase our business.

We offer competitive pay, benefits and a generous employee discount program.

If you are interested in applying, please click on the link below to view our job description and apply for the Key Holder position.

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=23398&clientkey=DBCC5D6D853CCDA55EAEDCE9D928CF14&jpt=a563cedf6cbd2d035cb5923269816905

All applications must be received by clicking on the link above or by visiting plazaart.com.

Cowan's Auctions

Client Services Associate

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Salary Grade: Hourly
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities
Reports to: Asst. Office Manager/Consignment Specialist

Primary Role
The Client Services Associate acts as a customer service representative for both consignors and buyers amongst a team of creative and lively colleagues. The Client Services Associate will perform administrative duties related to the consignment and contract process, as well as the processing of bids and payments for all auctions. The associate will provide high-level customer service in an upbeat, professional and courteous manner, remaining calm under pressure and addressing customer concerns in an empathetic manner.

Basic Duties
- Responsible for the dissemination and collection of consignment contracts prior to auction.
- Ongoing communication with consignors regarding property consigned, commission rates and fees, auction estimates, sale dates and settlement process.
- Act as liaison between consignors and departmental staff specialists regarding the pre- and post-auction process.
- Register bidders for all live and online auctions; vetting bidders and processing bids left in-person, by phone, via email or on cowans.com and through third-party online platforms.
- Answer questions and assist with resolving complaints regarding the auction process.
- Invoicing and processing of payments in-person, over the phone, and online.
- Work with shipping department to ensure property is delivered to customers.
- Filing contracts, invoices and general paperwork.
- Provide excellent customer service to consignors, bidders, and buyers alike.
- Data entry, preparing various reports and other digitally-based projects.
- Other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- Superior client service and interpersonal communication skills; strong sense of professionalism and discretion.
- Have experience in a customer service-related field and demonstrate the required interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrate experience and sensitivity in working with diverse populations.
- Must be highly organized and self-starting with strong follow-up skills and attention to detail.
- Exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.
- Possess and have demonstrated computer experience including Microsoft Office Suite, and point of sale software, including customer management software.

Requirements Education and Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred
- Minimum of 1-3 years of customer service or concierge experience required

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

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

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 15. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to Nicole Joy, Asst. Office Manager, nicole@cowans.com

Vincent Lighting Systems

Service Technician

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
Summary
A full-time technical position for field service coverage in the US Midwest Region. Will provide testing and energizing control systems supplied by Vincent Lighting Systems; bench repair of electrical and electronic equipment, as well as in-field service. Provide customer support via phone or in person; execute equipment designs for Project and Product Sales. This position requires excellent customer service skills. It will be based in our Erlanger, Kentucky office.

Duties/Responsibilities
- Provide proper operation of lighting control equipment and be able to communicate with employees and customers regarding proper operation.
- Provide inside support coordination and technical assistance for the outside technicians and sales offices.
- Coordinate calendar and priority of work assignments with service administrator and project manager.
- Execute custom work orders, repairs, and system turn-ons as assigned by the service administrator and project managers.
- Coordinate as-built engineering documents with the Field Service Coordinator and Project Manager.
- Answer technical questions regarding the proper installation and use of VLS provided lighting equipment by installing contractors and end-users.
- Maintain proper records and files for:
    - All equipment that needs or has been repaired by the service department.
    - Project systems service activity.
    - Technical and engineering drawings and information.
    - Service department inventory of parts, swap out and repair equipment, supplies and tools.
- Work with outside vendors to arrange for parts, supplies and additional repair services.
- Initiate customer billing for service department activities.
- Make recommendations for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and vendors for the department to the Field Service Coordinator.
- Travel throughout a 5-state area as well as occasional nationwide travel.
- Assist in the design, engineering and fabrication of new equipment and devices that Vincent Lighting Systems may provide for their systems.
- Provide for a timely repair of Vincent Lighting Systems’ and customers’ equipment.
- Perform other duties and assigned and directed.

Requirements
- A Bachelor of Arts in Technical Theatre or degree from a certified electronics school is desirable.
- Must have 1-2 years in electronic and electrical repair.
- Must have good communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Must have excellent customer service skills (both written and verbal).
- Must have good organizational skills, being prompt and accurate in submitting service reports, invoicing as well as monthly expense reports.
- Must be able to travel throughout a 5-state area as well as occasional nationwide travel.
- Working knowledge of lighting systems and their proper application is strongly desirable.
- Previous knowledge and experience of proper operation of lighting control equipment is strongly preferred.
- ETCP (Entertainment Technical Certification Program) Certified Entertainment Electrician is a plus.

To Apply
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to:

Walt Weber
General Manager
Vincent Lighting Systems
1420 Jamike Ave. #1
Erlanger, KY 41018

Or email jobopp@vls.com. No phone calls please.

Vincent Lighting Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Educational Theatre Association

Project Support Specialist

Posted:
Jun 19, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic individual to provide project and administrative support to our Executive Director and internal departments for their various projects, events, programs and activities.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 135,000 active members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.

Job Responsibilities
Project Support to Executive Director
- Provide ongoing administrative support including:
    - Manage daily calendar, keep contacts up to date
    - Coordinate meeting logistics such as meals, location, timing, invitees, A/V needs
    - Plan travel including transportation, lodging, general logistics, etc.
    - Complete monthly expense reports and/or process invoices as needed
    - General office support such as: organizing food deliveries, printing/making copies, filing, drafting correspondence
    - Serve as contact or general liaison for EdTA Board of Directors
    - Organize details for annual Board meeting including travel, transportation, lodging, meals, etc.
    - Onboard incoming Board members (administer gift program, collect personal information for website and travel)
    - Support planning and logistics for all EdTA/ETF Board meetings (location, AV, food, etc.)
    - Vendor management for select vendors

Project Support to Departments 
- Event planning for meetings such as Board meetings, offsite and in-office meetings, association events and employee events including:
    - Booking venue/location/catering needs
    - Coordinating logistics with on-site contact, external facilitator and/or EdTA staff
    - Troubleshooting on day of event
- Administrative support to internal departments including:
    - Printing, copying, scanning, filing documents
    - Assistance with packaging and mailings
    - Data entry
    - Invoice processing/approvals
    - Creating/revising materials, documents, guidebooks and forms
    - Proofreading, editing materials and forms
    - Transcribing
- Project support or lead for select ad hoc or ongoing projects for internal departments:
    - Identify key members, resources, setting responsibilities/accountabilities for assigned projects
    - Lead/plan meetings to track project progress
    - Set timelines for project completion
    - Execute assigned project tasks
- Provide project support for seasonal events such as ITF, Conference, Summit, BBTS, TGH, etc.
- Provide ongoing stewardship and administration of special programs and processes including award, grant, and scholarship programs

Education Required
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Interest in theatre or the arts preferred.

Skills and Qualifications
- 1-3 years of administrative and/or project support experience, preferably working with director or executive levels of management
- Customer service experience helpful; customer orientation required
- Strong project management skills
- High level of communication skills, both oral and written
- High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with project management software is a plus
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills
- Calm, organized, and confident demeanor in working with staff, members, Board, external partners and vendors
- Advanced attention to detail and accuracy in all work
- Ability to prioritize own wide-ranging workload and work independently

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Project Support Specialist 2019-72) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org

First consideration will be given to applications received by 6/24/19.

No phone calls please.

WordPlay Cincy

Director of Programming

Posted:
Jun 14, 2019
WordPlay is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2012. Our mission is to create spaces for young people to fulfill their potential by discovering, honoring and sharing their voices. We strive to create a workplace culture that promotes the recognition and activation of strengths among individuals, teams, partnerships, and the greater community. Our working norms are:

Trust – We value building a culture of trust in ourselves, the organization and each individual’s unique process.

Communication – Clear, direct, honest communication is essential to all relationships and is a central to our teams’ successes and how we demonstrate respect for each other.

Best interests – We believe that everyone on our team has the best interests of the organization in mind, reflected in their actions, speech and relationships.

Safety – WordPlay is a safe and inclusive work space, free of judgement, bias and prejudice; it is a space where vulnerability is honored and respected.

Conflict – Conflict can be beneficial. It is inevitable, and we remain open and respectful in our communication where there is conflict, committing ourselves to work through it for the best interests of everyone involved, those we reach through our programs, the organization overall.

Failure – Failure is important to recognize; it is an essential step in the path to success and we resolve to acknowledge and learn from each failure so we can improve and continue to progress as individuals and as an organization.

Authenticity – We value and honor the authenticity of each staff member, our students, their families, and WordPlay’s community partners.

Creativity – We honor each individual’s creativity and the unique energy they bring to their work.

The application process:
Step 1
Email careers@wordplaycincy.org and include two things:
- A single PDF with cover letter and resume
- Take the free VIA character strengths survey and choose one of your top strengths. Include in the body of the email how you have used this strength in your past work. You can also include a bit about applying this strength to personal accomplishments, but brevity is encouraged!

Step 2
We will conduct 45-minute video interviews with selected candidates. Interviewees will be asked to submit 2-3 work samples or evidence of experience based on their resume, and 3 professional references.

Step 3
A short list of candidates will be selected for 90-minute face-to-face interviews with a small team of our staff and board trustees. Additional details on this final step will be provided prior to interview times.

Director of Programming Job Description
The Director of Programming reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for leading, cultivating and coaching a diverse, dynamic and growing team of staff and Teaching Artists for WordPlay’s innovative multi-genre writing and storytelling programs. This individual is a creative visionary while also possessing a keen understanding of pedagogy, program design, continuous quality improvement and impact measurement. Promoting a strengths-based culture within their team, across partnerships and relationships with students and their families, the Director of Programming is fluid in issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and community-informed design. This position is a pivotal member of the organization’s leadership, helping to shape the future of WordPlay’s growth and ever-deepening impact for the young people engaging in our programs.

Exempt Position. Salary range of $52,500 - $60,000.

Key Responsibilities
- Oversee, coach and develop program staff and teaching artists to ensure the efficacy, sustainability, and increasing capacity of WordPlay programs
- Co-design creative, project-based curricula including aligning impact assessments to program objectives, implementing continuous quality improvement and process documentation
- Maintain and strengthen existing programmatic partnerships with schools and other community organizations while exploring, screening and developing new collaborations
- Cultivate outreach opportunities to grow public awareness, engage new students and their families, recruit volunteers and community partners
- Shepherd the activation of a strengths-based culture among staff, Teaching Artists, students, families and partner organizations

Essential Qualifications and Attributes
- Bachelor’s Degree with at least 4 years in K-12 public education or progressive responsibility in educational and/or artistic youth programs in a non-profit setting
- Demonstrated success in innovative, creative program design and measurement
- Proven experience working with diverse populations
- Skillful management, training and mentorship of staff or other direct reports
- Strong commitment to equity, social justice, inclusion and diversity
- Pedagogical expertise in literacy and creative teaching methodologies
- Exceptional communication skills including interpersonal, professional, written and presenting to audiences
- Demonstrated experience in multi-genre writing; bonus for additional artistic endeavors
- Creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
- Prior success in collaborative environments
- Ability to research, distill and integrate new information
- Superior organizational and time management skills
- Proficiency in current office technology and a willingness to learn and consistently employ tech systems

Preferred Experience & Knowledge
- Master’s Degree in Education or the Arts
- Experience as or working with classroom teachers in public school districts
- Teaching creative writing and/or performance/visual arts
- Experience in participatory action research
- Experience in design and/or delivery of professional development for teaching staff

Other Requirements:
- Successful completion of full BCI background check required
- Physical Requirements: requires standing and walking 50% of the time, lifting up to 30 pounds
- This position requires regular presence at partner schools, community meetings and other outreach across the city. Some evenings and weekends required. Reliable transportation and schedule flexibility is a must.

Send PDF of cover letter and resume by email only to careers@wordplaycincy.org. No phone calls please.

Our values are:
- Authentic Exploration
- Inclusive Community
- Creative Innovation
- Nurturing Relationships
- Personal Transformation

All employees are expected to lead by example, modeling the organizational mission and values through their daily actions.

Compensation and benefits WordPlay offers a monthly pre-tax Healthcare Reimbursement Allowance, a 403b retirement plan and generous PTO and flex time.

WordPlay Cincy provides equal employment opportunities (EOE/M/F/D/V/SO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

NKU School of the Arts

Lecturer Design and Technology

Posted:
Jun 14, 2019
The NKU SOTA Theatre + Dance Program seeks applications for a Non-Tenure Track Temporary Lecturer in Scenic Design and props design for a nine month contract.

More information about the program can be found in the web page https://www.nku.edu/academics/sota/theatre.html

Primary Responsibilities
In addition to designing two shows per semester, the individual hired will typically teach two courses per semester during the academic year. Typical courses taught include scenic design, properties design, and scenic painting. This is a nine-month non-renewable position.

Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in any of the disciplines related to department programs in required; preference given to candidates in theatre design. Some teaching experience at the college level is required. Excellent communication, organization, design and teaching skills, as well as proven collaborative, and leadership abilities. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required.

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, portfolio, teaching philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion, emphasizing why they are important in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.nku.edu. Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to the Chair of the search committee Michael Hatton, hattonm@nku.edu.

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

Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8329

ArtsConnect

Education Director

Posted:
Jun 12, 2019
Creating an engaged and vibrant community through the arts and events.

Supervisor: Executive Director of ArtsConnect

Position Purpose
The purpose of this position is to provide, develop, market and cultivate a quality educational program for all ages in response to the demand of the community. 

About ArtsConnect
Sharing a philosophy that where arts flourish, communities prosper and lives are enriched, the Springfield Township Board of Trustees passed a resolution on September 26, 2012, authorizing the creation of a 501(c)3 Arts and Enrichment Council. By establishing the Arts and Enrichment Council, the community benefits with better access to the arts, expanded public events, a renewed public image, a more connected community, and increased economic interest for development in the township. The organization, a separate non-profit of Springfield Township now operating under the name ArtsConnect™, is a sustaining resource for arts and enrichment opportunities. ArtsConnect™ hosts around 30 events a year to help bring the community together. In addition to events, ArtsConnect™ facilitates art classes for all ages, summer camps and community volunteer projects. Programs are held in the Springfield Township Community Arts Center, which will be undergoing a remodel of every room beginning January, 2020. The Education Director is an integral part of the ArtsConnect organization that plans and oversees all art classes, workshops and education-based programming.

Core Values
ArtsConnect has established the following as its core values that employees are expected to follow and embody. These values include:
- Integrity
- Respect
- Communication
- Creativity
- Teamwork
- Accountability
- Positive Attitude
- Dedication to the Arts and Culture

Essential Job Functions
The Education Director will:
- Supervise and direct the ArtsConnect Summer Camp Program
- Create and implement education programs year-round for all ages
   - Design age and development appropriate curriculum for each program
- Recruit, interview, hire and train all education instructors, assistants and volunteers for all education/camp programs
   - Facilitates instructor contracts
   - Create standards and facilitate ongoing training for instructors
   - Generate invoices for instructor payments
- Supervise and direct the work of all education instructors, assistants and volunteers for all education/camp programs
- Maintain online and hard copy registrations for classes and camps
- Conduct marketing for classes using a variety of methods including, but not limited to social media, press releases, in-person meetings, guest speaking invitations, sampler programs and community calendar listings
- Apply for and track grant funding requirements
- Track class attendance
- Generate class and camp budgets
- Purchase and manage program/camp supplies
    - Maintain equipment related to programs/camps
- Maintain and fulfill camp accreditation standards
- Light cleaning from art classes
- Attend meetings and serve on the Advisory Board for ArtsConnect
- Assist the Executive Director as needed

Core Competencies
The Art Education Director will:
Deal with Ambiguity - deals effectively with change; isn’t upset when responsible for, or participating in, multiple investigations in progress and at various stages.

Remain Composed - remains calm under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is mature, handles stress, and remains calm while handling crisis.

Orient to the Goals - possesses initiative and tenacity to actively influence events rather than passively accepting events as they occur.

Utilize interpersonal Skills - relates well to all kinds of people, builds appropriate rapport and constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact when diffusing high-tension situations comfortably.

Lead – demonstrates professionalism to provide a standard of excellence for others; inspires subordinates to improve, perform, and engage in achieving goals, tasks, and assignments.

Organize – Marshals resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things accomplished; orchestrates multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively.

Mentor and Develop – provides teaching, mentoring, and motivation to subordinates; provides appropriate and timely positive and constructive feedback.

Conduct her/himself ethically – acts within the law and with integrity both on and off the job.

Required Qualifications
The Education Director must be a college graduate with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the arts education or arts administration field. The ideal candidate would be a licensed K-12 art educator and have  supervisory or administrative assistant experience in community-based arts education. Organized camp program administration is desired. The Education Director should have knowledge of artistic development levels of children. The success of this position requires an understanding of arts curriculum and development. It is essential to have an excitement for the arts and a desire to educate individuals in order to reach their full, artistic potential.

Physical Aspects of the Job
While performing the duties of this position, the Education Director is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, see, talk and hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, and to reach with hands and arms. The Director must be able to lift and carry between 15 and 50 pounds. The Director must be able to load, unload and fire a kiln.

Must be able to hear to perceive information at least at normal spoken word levels. Must be able to see to perceive general surroundings and to supervise children. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close and distance vision (which may be achieved through glasses, lenses, etc.) and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to speak to communicate and exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, to provide direction and important information to others at normal spoken word levels.

Work Environment
While the Education Director will normally work in a quiet, climate-controlled office environment to perform the functions of this job, he/she will be required to participate in programs or camps which occur in various environments including outside environments.

Classification
This is a full-time hourly position that is not exempt from the overtime requirements of the FLSA.

Expected Hours of Work/Attendance Requirements
The normal hours for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the normal work week is 40 hours. However, given the nature of the position it is understood that the Education Director’s work hours will vary from the normal workweek, especially during summer camps and to introduce new programming when the schedule may be between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. It is also understood that programs may be scheduled on weekends and during evening hours. During those periods, the Education Director and the Executive Director will develop a flexible schedule within the budget for the position.

Given the need to supervise other ArtsConnect employees/contractors and the need to be present during camps/programs, attendance is an essential function of this position. Remote work may be performed on occasion with the prior, express permission of the Executive Director.

Pay Range
$17-$20 Hour

Selection Process
A resume will be reviewed with a rating of education and experience. An oral interview will be conducted along with a motor vehicle records check, reference check, background investigation, and a drug screening.

Modification of Job Description
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between ArtsConnect and the Education Director and is subject to change by ArtsConnect as the needs of the organization and requirements of the job change.

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to Kimberlee Flamm, Executive Director, at kflamm@springfieldtwp.org.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Content Marketing Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 11, 2019
Company Description
Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region’s second largest professional Equity theatre and is committed to producing theatre of the highest artistic caliber, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to underserved audiences.

Position Summary
The Content Marketing Coordinator is a full-time, salaried position and is a key contributor to the marketing department. This position focuses on expanding the theatre’s digital presence, implementing audience development and engagement efforts, deepening relationships with current audiences, and helping to advance online revenue streams.

Responsibilities
- Generate cost-effective and creative digital and print content across multiple communications platforms with a focus on audience engagement, growth, and retention;
- Orchestrate, generate, and distribute shareable content across multiple platforms as well as maintain website;
- Lead social media efforts and develop, manage, and execute digital editorial calendar and posting schedule;
- Optimize marketing automation and patron nurturing processes through email, content, and social channels;
- Lead an internal cross-departmental project team and serve as the primary liaison with the organization’s digital marketing consultant, ticketing/CRM provider, and web developer through entire website redesign process;
- Create and maintain detailed web project plan—timeline, budgets, objectives, tasks, and benchmarks—and determine how success will be measured and tracked;
- Evaluate effectiveness of marketing strategies and audience engagement initiatives, and present regular reports for department, digital partners, and organization stakeholders;
- Work with the Education Department in curating seasonal and show-specific displays for audience engagement;
- Provide administrative support for the department; and
- Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, English, or related field preferred. 2+ years’ experience in digital marketing and managing creative projects; experience with social media for groups or organizations required. Candidate must be a prolific and talented content creator and should be web savvy, knowledgeable about web management, and possess a solid understanding of SEO/SEM, and Google Analytics.

This position requires exceptional writing, computer, organizational, communication, and time management skills as well as strong attention to detail; proficiency with MAC computers and experience with Adobe Creative Suite/graphic design a plus. Other skills required: ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, cooperative attitude, a willingness to learn new technologies and assist others, comfortability in a fast-paced office environment, and capacity to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have his or her own transportation. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati 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.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and résumé with three references to Jocelyn Meyer, Director of Marketing and Communications, via email to jmeyer@ensemblecincinnati.org. No phone calls please.

Deadline for Applications: July 12, 2019

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Properties Master

Posted:
Jun 10, 2019
Job Description
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) is seeking a highly skilled Properties Master. The Properties Master will assist the acclaimed organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. Note: While this is an 11-month contracted position, it has great potential to evolve into a full-time position next June.

To Apply
TCT is committed to dismantling structures which may prevent anyone from applying for employment with us. Please submit by any means that you would like (Cover letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.). It is important to submit whatever best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Letters of recommendation and/or professional references are welcome. You may submit via email to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com, Subject line: PROP MASTER SUBMISSION by June 17th, 2019!

Position Summary
The Properties Master will have the opportunity to work with a team of dedicated artists to create props for whimsical stories to inspire and entertain the next generation of theatre lovers. The Properties Master will be directly responsible for obtaining and creating props for TCT’s Productions and promotional events, in collaboration with the design, production, and artistic teams. They will be responsible for maintaining, tracking, and organizing additions to our prop stock as well as coordinating arrangements and documents for props leaving storage for use within the company or for an outside rental.

The Properties Master should be available for production meetings, technical and dress rehearsals and other meetings as assigned and meet the deadlines established by the Technical Director (TD) and Production Stage Manager.

The Properties Master will have access to a company vehicle for transporting items as necessary, tools, stock, and facility use in our Scenic Shop. Standard health and safety protocol must be used when working in the shop.

The ideal candidate should be able to creatively blend existing stock with their own design, build props from scratch, or purchase creative solutions to satisfy the director’s vision for the productions within budget.

Minimum Skills and Qualifications
- Experience with photoshop (or like software), carpentry, woodworking, sewing, crafting, upholstery, and artistic painting
- Working knowledge of basic electrics and implementing electronic functions
- Able to work with power tools
- Basic puppet building, welding
- Driving up to a 26’ Box Truck and forklift operations a plus
- Able to lift up to 75lbs with assistance
- Create or otherwise obtain props for all MainStage and Touring productions
- Produce quality work within a given deadline and in adherence with the production schedule
- Creative Shopping for necessary materials with budgetary mindfulness
- Track spending, retain receipts, and submit expense reports to TD
- Alter existing props to fit the scenic designer and director’s vision
- Check-in with the directors on props with specific vision or needs
- Coordinate transportation with the TD of props to and from TCT and outside locations
- Repair and maintain props as necessary during performance
- Create a master prop list for each show with Stage Management Teams
- Read and respond to daily rehearsal and performance reports in a timely manner
- Build relationships with other arts organizations, share prop stock as available

TCT Season Timeline
The Properties Master will work within the following timeline:

Season Prep (July)
Re-Organize and prep prop storage; Prepare and transport props for upcoming Touring rehearsals of the first two productions; Assist summer programming with prop check out and return; Attend production and design meetings as assigned.

TCT on Tour (smaller shows performed with 4 actors)
- SUFFRAGETTES: With Liberty and Voting for All: Rehearses Aug. 5-16 (Strike Nov. 4, 2019)
- DOROTHY IN OZ: Rehearses Aug 19-30, 2019 (Strike May 31st, 2020)
- MRS. CLAUS SAVES THE DAY: Rehearses Nov. 4-15(Strike Dec. 22, 2019)
- CORETTA SCOTT KING: Rehearses Jan. 6-17, 2020(Strike May 31, 2020)

TCT on Tour (One-Person touring shows)
- BAH-HUMBUG: Rehearses Nov. 4-15 (Strike Dec. 22, 2019) (Remount! Show Props Exist)
- HARRIET TUBMAN: Rehearses Jan 6-17, 2020 (Strike April 1, 2020) (Minimal Props)
- CINDERELLA WORE COWBOY BOOTS: Rehearsals begin April 1, 2020 (Strike TBD) (Minimal Props)

TCT Mainstage (large scale, Broadway-style shows at The Taft Theatre)
- CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL: Rehearsals begin Sept. 7 (Strike Oct. 21, 2019)
- A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: Rehearsals begin Nov. 4 (Strike Dec. 16, 2019)
- ANNIE JR.: Rehearsals begin Jan 25, 2020 (Strike March 9, 2020)
- ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL.: Rehearsals begin March 14, 2020 (Load out May 4, 2020)

Contract Amount: $25K

Call to Artists

The Catalytic Fund

Posted:
Jun 6, 2019
NKY Bourbon Barrel Project
Be part of this regional partnership between businesses and artists to create custom-painted bourbon barrels, each with a solar lighting component, which will be placed along the streets of NKY’s entertainment districts to serve as both public art and wayfinding.

Project Description
The project will work like this: a business or organization will sponsor a barrel. Included in the sponsorship is $500 for artist fees and materials to paint it. The completed barrels will be debuted at an Unveiling Party and Bourbon Toast in early October. After the party, barrels will be placed in key areas in northern Kentucky, such as MainStrasse Village and Madison Ave. in Covington and Monmouth St. and Newport on the Levee in Newport. The timing will be perfect to showcase the barrels at both the Kentucky’s Edge Bourbon Conference & Festival and BLINK.

Artist Timeline
June 27 at 7:00: Artist info session 1 at Wooden Cask Brewing in Newport
June 30 at 4:00: Artist info session 2 at Wooden Cask Brewing in Newport
July 12: Artist applications due
July 15: Artists selected and matched with sponsors
July 16: Artists emailed about matches
Aug. 2: Deadline for design approval by sponsors and first payments submitted
Sept. 7: Barrels completed and delivered to Newport on the Levee
Oct. 3: Unveiling party

Requirements for Application
- Completed application
- Sketch and explanation of proposed design
- Photos of 3 examples of artist’s work

To Apply
Go to the Paint a Barrel page at www.NKYBourbonBarrels.com. Applications are due by the end of the day on July 12, 2019.

    
Jill Morenz, Director of Community Initiatives and Communications at the Catalytic Fund.

NKU School of the Arts

Visiting Assistant Professor of Violin

Posted:
Jun 5, 2019
The NKU SOTA Music Program invites applications for a full-time, three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in violin, beginning Fall 2019 (3-year contract, non-tenure track). The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm and interest in cultivating a thriving violin studio and string area, and will work with faculty colleagues to enhance the offerings of a dynamic and growing program in the School of the Arts. Secondary teaching responsibilities include classroom teaching of aural skills or music theory. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, program and school-level service, and academic mentoring.

More information about the Music Program can be found at http://www.nku.edu/music.

Primary Responsibilities
Full-load teaching requirements will include applied studio teaching (primarily violin with the possibility of additional students in viola). Applied teaching includes commitment to weekly studio class, string area performance class, auditions, juries, and recital hearings, and attendance at degree recitals. The position will also include classroom teaching, including courses such as but not limited to, String Methods, String Pedagogy, Music Theory, Aural Skills, String Chamber Music, and Advanced Writing for Musicians. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching classroom aural skills and/or music theory. The ideal candidate will:

- Be committed to being an outstanding teacher both in the applied violin studio and classroom
- Have both applied violin and classroom teaching experience (work at the collegiate level being highly desirable)
- Be a self-starter, one who will utilize non-teaching time at school to benefit the students, area, and program through weekly office hours, mentorship and advisement, faculty/student collaboration, and creative projects
- Have a drive to create, implement, and execute recruitment and retention activities on and off campus for current and prospective students (ie. String Workshop Days, School Visits, Masterclasses, etc.)

Additional duties include performing with the Corbett Faculty Ensemble, participating in recruitment events, University/Program service and committee work, and assisting with the Philharmonic Orchestra (ie. Bowings, sectionals, occasionally performing and/or rehearsing with Philharmonic, etc.).

Additional opportunities may be available with the NKU String Project and Music Preparatory Program.

Qualifications
- Master’s degree in music required; doctorate preferred
- Successful record of both applied and classroom teaching
- Demonstrated excellence in violin performance
- Commitment to recruitment, retention, and developing relationships with area music educators and students
- A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, mentorship, and development is essential and is in keeping with the needs and mission of the area/program
- Successful college teaching experience is desirable

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

- Minimum Education: Master's Degree
- Preferred Education: Doctorate
- Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8192

NKU School of the Arts

Visual Communication Design, Professor of Practice and NTT Temporary Lecturer

Posted:
Jun 5, 2019
The NKU SOTA Visual Arts Program invites applications for two positions in Visual Communication Design for its selective-admission BA and BFA Visual Communication Design (graphic design) program. The positions begin August 2019. We are seeking two designer/educators to teach across levels in our dynamic, professionally-oriented program, including one Professor of Practice (non-tenure track, 2 year appointment) and one Lecturer (non-tenure track, one year appointment).

These roles provide opportunities to be part of a committed team of colleagues and wonderful students. NKU design faculty and alumni are working around the world making award-winning work as featured in Communication Arts, Print Magazine, Under Consideration’s Brand New, Graphis, How, AIGA design competitions, and in many more venues.

Primary Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to teach three classes per semester and participate in department/school activities including student reviews, with limited program-related committee work.

Qualifications
Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design or related field, and extensive practice, expertise/experience that demonstrates equivalency to an MFA degree, or hold a terminal degree. Applicants should demonstrate fluency in more than one of the following: typography, branding, visual systems, packaging, information design, graphic design history, or interaction design (web/mobile/environmental), motion design, design research & process, or other pertinent areas of practice. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Hans Schellhas at schellhash@nku.edu. For additional information on NKU, visit http://www.nku.edu/art.

Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

- Minimum Education: Terminal Degree appropriate to discipline
- Preferred Education: MFA or MDes
- Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/7912

NKU School of the Arts

Academic Advisor / Lecturer

Posted:
Jun 5, 2019
The NKU SOTA Visual Arts program seeks applications for a Non-Tenure Track Renewable Lecturer/Academic Advisor beginning Fall 2019.

More information about the Visual Arts Program can be found at https://www.nku.edu/art.

Primary Responsibilities
This is primarily an advisor position with a minimal teaching requirement. In addition to advising, the individual hire will teach up to 2 courses per semester during the academic year, depending on advising loads. In addition, participation in orientation and recruiting events, advising luncheons, and Master Advisor training is required. This is an academic year appointment with some summer orientation duties covered by a separate stipend.

Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in any of the disciplines related to department programs within SOTA is required; preference will be given to candidates in visual arts; prior advising experience is preferred; some teaching experience at college level is required. Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel. Familiarity with SAP (NKU’s information system) and/or EAB-Student Success Collaborative is desirable. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required.

Screening of applications will begin June 24 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and advising philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion that emphasizes their importance in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.nku.edu. Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to Brad McCombs, mccombsr1@nku.edu, chair of the search committee. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to NKU Human resources at jobs@nku.edu or call (859) 572-5200.

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

Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Education: MFA
Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8284

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Director of Campaign Operations

Posted:
Jun 5, 2019
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 Director of Campaign Operations is a critical member of the senior development staff, in charge of contributions from individual, institutional and government donors to the Playhouse’s Directing the Future Capital Campaign. The Director of Campaign Operations works independently and with the Development Director, executive staff and board-level volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts of all levels for the campaign. They will also work closely with the Development Director, the Director of Individual Giving and the Director of Institutional Giving to ensure that prospect coordination and management is strategic and effective across all of the Playhouse’s fundraising campaigns. The Director is a driven, high-functioning member of the development staff, serving as a leader along with their fellow senior development staff. The Director of Campaign Operations is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to: Development Director
Direct Reports: Capital Campaign Manager and Capital Campaign Assistant

Position Responsibilities
Fundraising (75%)
- Manages a portfolio of approximately 200 prospects, both individual and institutional, for the capital campaign. They will be actively identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospects.
- Oversees the prospect identification work. Looks to the Playhouse’s substantial patron database to identify key prospects. Will also oversee the large public campaign with mass solicitations that will potentially include direct mail, digital and telefunding solicitation efforts.
- Develops a written cultivation plan for each donor in Portfolio, setting bench marks for solicitation date and amount.
- In conjunction with the Capital Campaign Assistant, maintains Plans in Tessitura CRM on each prospect with documentation of active and passive moves on a regular basis for each prospect with the goal of at least one passive move a month for each prospect and one active move a quarter for each prospect.
- Works with the Board, Executive Staff, Development Director and Campaign Staff to coordinate the large scale solicitation plan for the capital campaign. Oversees the planning, scheduling and solicitations executed by other parties while managing their own portfolio.
- Works with the senior level fundraising team on prospect management and high level strategic planning with the goal of maintaining and growing the annual campaign while successfully completing the capital campaign.

Management (25%)
- Supervises the Capital Campaign Manager and the Capital Campaign Assistant, ensuring department goals are being achieved and facilitating strong inter- and intra-department communications.
- Provides guidance to the Capital Campaign Manager in the successful cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of their own portfolio of prospects.
- Serves as one of the primary staff liaisons for the Capital Campaign Cabinet in conjunction with the Development Director, the Capital Campaign Manager and the Capital Campaign Assistant.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- Minimum 5 years experience in development management position.
- Experience in supervising and motivating staff to achieve high performance goals.
- Direct experience with annual fund campaigns. Experience in capital campaigns a plus.
- Proven track record in solicitation and securing major gifts.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience in working with board members and other high level volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.
- Willingness and ability to learn donor software and utilize the system for moves management, report preparation and other data needs.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage several priorities on a regular basis.
- Desire to be an integral leader of a high functioning development team.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree required. CFRE and/or Master’s degree preferred.

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.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:

Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline for Applications: July 8, 2019

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Capital Campaign Assistant

Posted:
Jun 5, 2019
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 Capital Campaign Assistant provides critical, high-level administrative support to the Director of Campaign Operations and the Capital Campaign Manager. They will also provide event planning and execution support to the Development Events Manager for any events directly related to the capital campaign. The Capital Campaign Assistant is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to: Director of Campaign Operations

Position Responsibilities
Administrative Support (60%)
- Assist the Director of Campaign Operations and the Capital Campaign Manager with administrative responsibilities that include:
    - drafting correspondence;
    - meeting scheduling and confirmation;
    - meeting document preparation including agendas, lists and meeting minutes;
    - assisting with prioritization and follow up of voicemails and emails;
    - donor file updates and maintenance, both hard copy and electronic; and
    - other administrative responsibilities as assigned, to be executed at the highest level of quality and attention to detail.
- Enter Capital Campaign meetings, notes and contact reports into Tessitura. Ensure that all Capital Campaign data entry is completed in a timely manner and all acknowledgment letters are generated promptly.
- Maintain and update Capital Campaign project calendar; ensure deadlines are met for priority projects.
- Manage Capital Campaign stationary printing and updates as needed. Assist Director of Campaign Operations and Capital Campaign Manager with management of campaign collateral from inception to final print runs.

Event Assistance (30%)
- Supplement the sophisticated event management work managed by the Development Events Manager that includes but is not limited to:
    - invitation mailing list and invitation design and production;
    - RSVP tracking;
    - vendor management logistics;
    - drafting timelines and talking points;
    - day-of event management; and
    - post-event follow up as directed.

Prospect Research (10%)
- Supplement the prospect research work managed by the Director of Campaign Operations that includes but is not limited to:
    - preparing prospect profiles to supplement the Solicitation Briefings written by the Director of Campaign Operations by using Wealth Engine and other databases;
    - researching institutions as assigned by the Director of Campaign Operations, the Grants Manager and/or the Director of Institutional Giving to be discussed by Campaign leadership; and
    - all other research projects as assigned.

Competencies
- Strong organizational skills including careful attention to detail.
- Solid judgment and common sense.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong computer skills including high proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Experience with development software, database programs and/or Tessitura.
- Experience working on special events for non-profit organizations.
- Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage several priorities on a regular basis.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is desirable.

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.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:

Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline for Applications: June 21, 2019

Contemporary Arts Center

Foundation Relations Manager

Posted:
Jun 3, 2019
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the position of Foundation Relations Manager.

Overview
The Foundations Relations Manager is responsible for developing and cultivating relations with and writing grant proposals to new and existing foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the Contemporary Arts Center’s (CAC) mission and programs to potential funders as well as reporting fiscal and program information from staff regarding existing grants for reporting and proposal purposes.

Reporting to the new Chief of Advancement, the Foundation Relations Manager will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines to meet revenue goals. This position is full time with benefits. Evening hours are needed for occasional CAC development related events.

Major Responsibilities
- Establish and cultivate relations with new and existing foundation leaders and program officers, locally and nationally  
- Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals and reports to foundation, government, community fund, private and corporate sources
- Write proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects
- Submit timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects as required by funders
- Perform prospect research to identify new revenue sources on foundations, government, community fund, private and corporate sources to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants and follow through with applications
- Provide stewardship to current donors, ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts 
- Make appointments for Chief of Advancement with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees)
- Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
- Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc.)
- Provide written support for major donor and individual contribution letters, annual fund letters and acknowledgements
- Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
- Other duties as assigned

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

Organizational Responsibilities
The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to the Donor Bill of Rights, to being a donor centered organization and to protecting the privacy of our donors and prospective supporters.

Fundamental Skills and Knowledge Required
- A capacity to establish, cultivate, and steward relationships with new and existing funders for sustained and increased investments in the CAC and in its funding priorities
- Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
- Strong editing skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to monitor and meet revenue goals
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Preferred Additional Skills and Knowledge
- Knowledge of fundraising information sources
- Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
- Knowledge  and familiarity of basic fundraising techniques and strategies including techniques for fundraising prospect research

Qualifications
The successful candidate will be someone who has a strong interest in advancing the role and impact of the (contemporary) arts in our society. Along with the ability to write well and craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner, the successful candidate will possess an outward-reaching self-confidence to develop and steward new and existing relationships with funding leaders and program officers. 

Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. Prior experience with data analytics and with budgets preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required, as well as 3-5 years of relevant experience. Experience in sales or arts administration can count as relevant experience.

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary range by June 16, 2019:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org

Please, no phone calls.

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.

La Salle High School

Drama Program Director

Posted:
May 23, 2019
Mission
As a Catholic School in the Lasallian tradition, La Salle High School prepares young men to achieve their full potential in body, mind and spirit.

Description
The Drama Program Director is a seasonal, part-time position that reports to the Principal. This position is responsible for the coordination, organization, and oversight of the Drama program at La Salle High School. Commitment to this program will involve time after school/evening hours for rehearsals and productions on a seasonal basis. Some weekend commitments will be required for program performances.

To Apply
All candidates for this position must electronically submit a letter of interest, resume and list of three reference contacts to kflerlage@lasallehs.net. Each applicant’s resume and qualifications will be evaluated, and those deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in interviews.

Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2019

La Salle High School
3091 North Bend Road
Cincinnati, OH 45239
(513) 741-3000

Employment is contingent on successful completion of all background checks and VIRTUS requirements. La Salle High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Part-Time Sales & Event Coordinator

Posted:
May 23, 2019
Position Summary
This part-time position (20 hours per week) is responsible for managing the sales, booking and event handover of all external events at the Fitton Center. The Sales & Event Coordinator will ensure that all external events at the Fitton Center run smoothly, expectations are met and that all bookwork, including sales quotes, contracts, invoicing and payments are in order. The position works directly with Executive Director, Finance Director, Event Lead and Event & Facilities Staff and Marketing team.

Skills
- Customer service and engagement
- Event planning
- Scheduling and organizational skills
- Detail oriented planning
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
- Contract execution, invoicing and payment tracking
- Time management
- Excellent communication skills

Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience in events & sales management
Reports to: Executive Director
Direct Reports: Event Staff
Works With: Executive Director, Finance Director, Event Lead & Facilities Staff
Schedule: 20 hours per week minimum, with a flexible work schedule
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
- Oversee & manage the full event scheduling calendar of the Fitton Center
- The booking and management of all external hires & events
- In direct consultation, and assistance from, the Director of Finance, coordinate all external billing
- In direct consultation, and assistance from, the Director of Finance, coordinate budgeting and financial oversight of the department
- In coordination with the Event Lead, the scheduling of all event staff, including but not limited to set up staff, bar staff, front of house, box office staff, technicians, door and parking attendants and coordinating with cleaning and facilities staff
- Coordinate all technical requirements for all external performance activities in consultation with the Technical Manager and Executive Director
- Purchasing, as necessary

To Apply
Please send by mail or email:
- A single page cover letter
- A two-page resume
- Three professional references

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director
c/. Mike Hicks
Executive Assistant
mike@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833

Closing Date: Friday May 31, 2019

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

The Fitton Center expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Fitton Center employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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 25 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The organization, now in its 26th year, 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!

The Human Race Theatre Company

Technical Director

Posted:
May 21, 2019
The Human Race, Dayton’s professional Equity theatre company for 33 years, is seeking to fill the position of Technical Director to start immediately.

The Technical Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of set construction along with the coordination of the load-in/strike schedule with other departments. A high level of interaction with designers is required in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Act as liaison with Scenic, Lighting and Sound Designers and determine with the Associate Artistic Director, the technical and budgetary feasibility of scene, prop and lighting designs.
- Supply technical information and budget estimate for each design.
- Determine construction methods, schedules, materials and mechanics for the building and painting of each set.
- Recommend and work with designers to adjust the design, if necessary, due to budgetary concerns.
- Supervise and assist in the construction of the set.
- Assist in the painting of the set.
- Produce construction drawings as needed.
- Supervise the installation and striking of each set, including all rigging and mechanical devices. Insure proper functioning and safety of all moving scenic elements.
- Maintain and enforce schedules for all builds, load-ins and strikes.
- Operate, maintain and safeguard all the technical aspects of the theatre and shop, including shop tools.
- Attend technical week rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of mounting the show.
- In the absence of a master electrician, coordinate with the lighting designer on all electrical needs for the show having to do with scenery.
- Assist as necessary when any other organization is present in the Loft Theatre.
- Be on call during all performances in case of technical emergencies.
- Inventory and order all supplies needed in scene shop.
- Work with Stage Manager to make sure all drawings are supplied and explained.
- Track and approve all scenic receipts for expenditures for shows and supplies.
- Read and analyze scripts for future possible shows.
- Attend weekly staff meetings, Production Meetings, Meet & Greets, Opening Nights and staff functions.
- Hire and supervise any over-hire labor needed for production.
- Serve as contact person for groups wanting to rent or purchase scenery.
- Maintain relationships with community partners exchange of goods and services.
- Monitor Performance Reports and address any technical issues before next performance.
- Educate and instruct stage management, run crew and actors to use specialized scenic elements.
- Move and set up offsite shop, as needed, for construction.

In addition to the duties listed above, the Human Race Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to theatre’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HRTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Five years’ theatrical construction experience working in a professional theatre and a bachelors degree in technical theatre or a related field
- Minimum of two years technical supervisory experience
- Proven ability as a carpenter, draftsman, welder and theatre technician with experience in rigging and utilizing standard mechanical devices (electric winches, turntables, pneumatic cylinders,  etc.) is required
- Ability to communicate effectively with guest artists and colleagues
- Ability to bid accurately and execute designs within a specific budget and schedule
- Good communication skills and the ability to organize and direct crews
- Proven skills and aptitude with Microsoft Office programs
- Understanding of basic budgeting and bookkeeping practices
- Ability to work at the conceptual level as well as the implementation phase
- A genuine interest in and knowledge of the theatre
- Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Working Conditions
- Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
- Ability to work long hours and to manage an irregular schedule including weekends and holidays
- Able to work successfully under pressure and meet deadlines and goals

Physical Requirements
A high degree of physical ability is associated with the Technical Director position. S/he must be able to:
- Stand throughout the work day with walking, bending, stooping and kneeling
- Heavy lifting (at least 75 pounds)
- Work on a lift or ladder from heights up to 30 feet
- Ability to work in an environment with a moderate to loud noise level
- Sit for 2 or more hours at a time
- Climb 3 flights of stairs

Direct Reports
Head Carpenter/Charge Artist, Prop Master & Costume Shop Manager and various independent contractors

The Technical Director is a full-time, exempt position, with salary range around $40,000 annually. Benefits include a company health & dental plan (employee pays 50%), parking and complimentary tickets.

To Apply
Send letter of interest, resume and three references to:
Tara@humanracetheatre.org

Second Sunday on Main

Volunteers

Posted:
May 17, 2019
Second Sunday on Main, a neighborhood street festival in Cincinnati’s historic neighborhood of Over-The-Rhine, seeks volunteers to support its mission and events kicking off on June 9th, 2019.

Each month from June to October, an estimated 3,000 visitors attend SSOM each month to explore Main Street’s 40+ participating shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes, and bars and more than 100 vendors.

This year Second Sunday on Main celebrates its 13th anniversary. With support from amazing volunteers, vendors, and entrepreneurs, this terrific event continues to grow connect the OTR community each year.

Second Sunday on Main is more than a street festival, it’s a community event that brings neighbors together. It’s a fun place for families to relax, to hang out with friends and listen to great local music and an incubator for aspiring entrepreneurs to sell their goods.

To sign up to volunteer, please go to: https://signup.com/go/iAJwKMi

St. Barnabas Church

Youth Choir Director/Adult Choir Section Leader

Posted:
May 17, 2019
Position Information
- Seeking part-time music leader to select, teach and direct anthems and service music for Youth Choir, grade 1-9 or younger with reading capability. Choir rehearses Sundays 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. following Sunday service.
- Serve as Adult Choir section leader and occasional soloist for Adult Choir.
- rehearsal Thursday evenings, 7 pm and prior to 10 am Sunday service with Adult Choir.
- Duties include holiday and festival services, assisting Adult Choir Director with rehearsals, working with volunteer musicians, communications, and Director of Music, Michael Chertock.

Requirements
Minimum Bachelor of Music, choral conducting preferred. Experience with youth voices, liturgical music and keyboard skills a plus. Safe church training required (can be completed online).

Position Available
- 1-2 year contract position starting August 15, 2019
- 10 month position with June 15 – Aug 15 off

Hours: 8 hours per week with seasonal flexibility. Compensation based on experience.

Process
Submit resume and application by email or mail. Interview process will include rehearsal interview with Youth and Adult Choirs. If available, please send a video of previous conducting experience or bring to the in-person interview. An offer will be extended by June 30, 2019.

Download Application

Contact
Martha Seagram, Chair of the Search Committee
mjseagram@gmail.com
10345 Montgomery Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45242

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church is a growing, diverse church located in the suburb of Montgomery, OH. Our music program plays a vibrant role in our ministry and liturgical worship experience, and we continue to support our music program for all ages. Our musical team is led by Michael Chertock, chair of piano at CCM and principal keyboardist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Cincinnati Fringe Festival

Box Office Staff

Posted:
May 15, 2019
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival is looking for paid Box Office Staff for the 2019 Festival (May 31, 2019-June 15, 2019).

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

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

Responsibilities
- Box Office Operations for Cincinnati Fringe Festival: single ticket and pass sales using online ticketing platform, generating daily reports, training volunteer ushers, customer service.
- Set-up and break-down of individual box office at assigned venue daily
- Work with Fringe staff and volunteers to deliver an excellent experience to artists and audiences

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

Time Commitment
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival is a 15 day Festival running May 31-June 15, 2019. Most box office shifts begin in the evening during the week and early afternoon on the weekends depending on the performance schedule.

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

Cincinnati Boychoir

Finance Manager

Posted:
May 15, 2019
The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks skilled individual for the position of finance manager beginning in late June or early July 2019.

The Position
The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks a part-time (approximately 10-15 hours per week) finance manager to oversee the financial portfolio of the 55-year-old organization that serves youth and families throughout the tri-state area.

Description
the financial manager of the Cincinnati Boychoir will be the first point of contact for all financial aspects of the organization. In addition to serving as the organization’s bookkeeper, the finance manager will keep eyes on cash flow, receivables, payables, and payroll, and will work closely with the executive director and board finance committee to build budgets, estimate costs, and anticipate cash needs throughout a dynamic season.

The finance manager will work a minimum number of hours on site (to be determined in conversation with the executive director) at the Cincinnati Boychoir offices, located at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in downtown Cincinnati.

The Boychoir seeks an individual who is not only capable of handling a multi-faceted financial portfolio, but is interested in helping devise efficient workflows, using technology to streamline processes, and working in a collaborative way with a small team of highly dedicated educators, artists, and administrators, and the more than 150 families that they serve each year.

Job Responsibilities
- Managing chart of accounts.
- Invoicing and tracking receivables, including tuition payments.
- Entering & tracking pledges, donations, and earned revenue.
- Entering & paying bills; tracking payables.
- Cutting checks (weekly) for regular bills, guest artists, and touring needs.
- Maintaining historical reports by filing documents as needed with government and other entities.
- Reconciling all accounts.
- Generating and formatting reports for executive director and treasurer.
- Posting, verifying, and allocating transactions.
- Tracking small number of investments.
- Tracking LOC & credit card expenses & fees.
- Working with accounting firm on annual audit & IRS Form 990.
- Complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
- Running Point of Sale for merchandise at periodic Boychoir events.
- Enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.

Skills & Qualifications
- Excellent knowledge of Quickbooks Desktop and/or Online for Non-Profits.
- Significant Experience in Accounting/Bookkeeping.
- Data entry & analysis.
- Cash-flow forecasting.
- Non-profit experience, preferably in arts or education.
- Attention to detail.
- Knowledge of current industry best-practices.

Additional Desired Skills
- SalesForce CRM
- DropBox
- Personable and collaborative
- Helpful during ‘all hands on deck’ occurrences
- High level of professionalism in written and oral communication

Compensation
The position will offer $15-$20 per hour commensurate with experience, less all federal, state, and local taxes and associated fees.

The Cincinnati Boychoir
PERSONAL GROWTH. COMMUNITY IMPACT. TRAVEL.
The Cincinnati Boychoir is one of the premiere professional boychoirs in the United States. Located in the urban arts core of Cincinnati at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, the Boychoir reaches approximately 200 young men each year from more than 90 schools in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

Since 1965, the Cincinnati Boychoir has been dedicated to the musical, intellectual, and emotional development of these young men and has served as one of the foremost music education and performance organizations in the region; boys attend weekly rehearsals, retreats, music theory classes, and the annual Passport to Music Summer Camp for Boys. As an organization that values collaboration, the Boychoir has built artistic partnerships with Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the musicians of Christ Church Cathedral, Collegium Cincinnati, and Elementz, as well as the many choirs that together make Cincinnati ‘The City That Sings.’ In 2013, the Cincinnati Boychoir was the subject of a thirty-minute special on WCET, Cincinnati’s public television station, entitled “A Treasure of Youth and Song.”The Boychoir performs regularly with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & May Festival Chorus, most recently under the direction of James Conlon in 2012 (Orff: Carmina Burana), 2011 (Mendelssohn: Elijah), and 2010 (Bach: St. Matthew Passion), and under the direction of Rafael Frübeck de Burgos in October, 2012 (Mahler: Symphony No. 3).

Soloists from the Boychoir have performed with the Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Pops, the Dayton Philharmonic, the Dayton Opera, the Blue Ash-Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and with many other national and regional orchestras. Six members of the Boychoir have gone on to join the world-famous Vienna Boys’ Choir. Participation in the Champion’s Competition of the World Choir Games in July 2012 resulted in two silver medals for the boys in the mixed choir and the youth choir divisions.

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

To Apply
Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Christopher Eanes
Artistic Director & CEO
christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org

Position open until filled.The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks skilled individual for the position of finance manager beginning in late June or early July 2019.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Artistic Administration Internship

Posted:
May 15, 2019
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: Until filled

Job Description
Artistic Administration Internship (Unpaid)
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized artistic administration intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2019-20 school year as we ramp up to our fifth annual summer festival season, Summermusik. In the fall, this position will be instrumental in helping us present our biennial collaborative production with Vocal Arts Ensemble. We are looking for someone who is ready to be a part of this exciting period of growth. CCO interns will have the opportunity to cater their internship experience to their own career goals, including event production, development and marketing/communications.

Responsibilities and Duties May Include:
- Assist general manager with VAE concert preparation, librarian duties, volunteer management at events and concerts, and concert production, as needed. Some nights and weekends necessary. Please note this position will require a heavy workload in October during the concert week.
- Assist business and grants manager with database management, distribution of marketing materials, grant research and writing (as needed) and general office duties at the CCO Northside offices. Also assist with box office or front of house for productions (as needed).
- Assist development manager with development copy writing (as needed), special event production and research.
- Assist general manager with marketing planning and execution, and marketing and communications copywriting (as needed).
- Assist team with 2020 festival planning.
- Assist team with future organization planning during our strategic planning process.
- Complete various administrative tasks as assigned.
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians.

Interns report to general manager LeAnne Anklan.

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

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

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

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

Contact:
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org

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

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

Cincinnati Museum Center

Director of IT Infrastructure and Support

Posted:
May 14, 2019
Reports to: Chief Technology Officer
Department: Information Technology
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

Position Overview
The Director of IT Infrastructure and Support performs two key functions across the Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center:
- Manages and administers all systems and infrastructure as they relate to WAN/LAN/WLAN networking, telecommunications, and security.
- Directs desktop implementation and has broad oversight over desktop support.

The Director supervises the IT Help Desk Manager and support team and works collaboratively across other departments and staff to support and enhance business operations and procedures. The successful candidate should be attentive to end-user needs and will be a change agent throughout the organization as we continually improve our IT infrastructure.

Responsibilities/Duties
Infrastructure Administration
- Responsible for support and delivery of technology infrastructure services, including but not limited to WAN, LAN, and WLAN, internet protocol telephony, telecommunications, servers, network, including firewalls, and data centers.
- Ensure system reliability, security control, protection of IT assets.
- Developing and documenting best practices, standards, “as built” diagrams, network segmentation and configuration, and security operations.
- Assist in developing the long term IT infrastructure strategy and plans with a focus on controlling costs.
- Administer Active Directory design, user creation and group policies.

Desktop Support and Implementation
- Develops implementation plans and procedures for desktop procurement and support.
- Responsible for ensuring Help Desk staff deliver a high-level of customer support and also provide end-user support for escalated tickets.
- Manage Help Desk Manager and mentor Help Desk Staff.
- Administer development of on-going training opportunities (both in-person and how-to guides) for IT Infrastructure.

Admin/Management
- Develop a comprehensive plans and best practices for organizational operations as related to data processing and storage, file management, IT standards, and infrastructure usage.
- Communicate regularly, effectively, and as appropriate to executives and management, peers, operations personnel, and IT reports.
- Assist in creating and administering IT Department Budget.
- Ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
- Assist in the development of departmental IT long-range plans and goals that supporting the organizational strategic goals.

Required to perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Education and Experience
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or IT related field. Microsoft certifications (MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCitP or other) preferred. 3-5 years’ experience administration/designing LAN, WAN, and WLAN networks. 3-5 years’ experience designing Microsoft Active Directory Networks. 5+ years’ experience with Windows Server OS. 3+ years’ experience with the following devices/concepts:PON, Routers, Firewalls, Secure VPNs, Layer 2 & 3 Switches, VLANs, TCP/IP Routing, DNS, DHCP, VOIP, SNMP/SMTP, 3+ years’ experience with Cisco firewalls/switches/routers. Cisco experience and certifications a plus. Experience with Cisco Call Manager and VOIP Phone Systems. 5+ years’ experience in Desktop support and troubleshooting.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience planning, leading, and managing multiple simultaneous projects. Self-motivated team player able to work in a high-demand and fast-paced work environment. Demonstrated analytical skills with strong troubleshooting skills. Proven track record of strong documentation skills for all aspects of a project including design, implementation, and how to guides. Commitment to provide world-class support to end users and the ability to interface effectively with non-technical users. Work a 40 hour work week and be able to provide 24-7 emergency response. Available during after-hours and on weekends to facilitate network and systems upgrades and maintenance as well as address emergency network problems. Ability to travel between multiple site locations as needed to provide support. Must have good communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/imfb

-EOE-

We are an equal opportunity employer

Taft Museum of Art

Surveillance/Dispatcher

Posted:
May 14, 2019
Position: Surveillance/Dispatcher-3rd Shift (Part-time)
Reports to: Surveillance/Dispatcher Supervisor
Team: Security
Status: Exempt/Pro-rated Benefits/30 hours per week
Shifts: 2nd Shift, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Salary: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience.

Pro-rated Benefits
Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, and sick time. Other benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a Surveillance/Dispatcher to lead and direct daily operations of the Safety & Security Department. A part-time position with a competitive salary reporting to the Surveillance/Dispatcher - Supervisor. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, able to manage 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.  This position is a part-time, four days a week with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
The Security Command Center - Surveillance/Dispatcher’s primary responsibility is maintaining a safe and secure environment of the Taft Museum of Art. Also, the Surveillance/Dispatcher is responsible for monitoring and coordinating safety and security operations, promoting excellent guest and visitor experience both internally and to the public. He/she plays a crucial role in creating a positive and meaningful experience for each visitor and guest to the museum.

How to Apply
Applications will only be taken via our website portal. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art directly.

Click Here to Apply

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Subscription Ticket Package Tele Sales

Posted:
May 10, 2019
Immediately Hiring Now!
12 Employees

Students, Teachers, Retired, Great at Sales, Lovers of the Arts

Need a Flexible Schedule?
Make some extra cash to pay your bills!


We are seeking highly driven, reliable, energetic, and articulate individuals who are passionate about the arts OR want to learn more about the arts & THE ART of Successful Communication while Selling Subscription Ticket Packages for our Season!

What to Expect
- 16 hours minimum to up to 24 hours per week (includes some days + evenings + weekend shifts)
- A professional, comfortable and fun work family environment
- Convenient, Downtown Work Location at 6th Street & Main St Accessible to Public Transportation; always suggested
- Hourly wage + commission + cash bonuses rewards IF YOU PRODUCE
- FREE tickets to the shows if you produce.

Requirements
- Team Players with High Energy and a Great Attitudes
- Excellent Telephone Manners
- Ability to Meet and Exceed Sales Goals
- Agents must have Excellent Listening Skills and be able to Take Direction
- Emailed Resume in PDF form and/or phone call to set up interview (see below)

We have a wonderful family here, won’t you join us?

To Apply
Email your resume now to wscarboro@sdatel.com
OR
Call Office: 513-977-2076 (leave a message with your full name and phone number)

BLINK

Call to Artists

Posted:
May 10, 2019
BLINK®, illuminated by ArtsWave, will officially kickoff with a spectacular light-filled parade, presented by Skyline Chili, on Thursday, October 10 2019, 7:15 p.m. More than 2,000 participants, including artists, arts and cultural organizations, schools and community groups will join together with illuminated costumes, puppets, floats, performances, musical instruments and more as they celebrate their way south on Cincinnati’s Vine Street from Ninth Street to Freedom Way at The Banks.

BLINK is seeking participants for this spectacular event. Want to be part of the 2019 BLINK Community Parade? Follow the instructions below — applications must be received by May 20, 2019.

Go to https://www.blinkcincinnati.com/parade/ to fill out the online application and submit your idea today! Any questions can be sent to megan@artworkscincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Education Associate Producer

Posted:
May 10, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (CPIP) 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.

Job Title: Education Associate Producer

Reports to: Director of Education and Community Engagement

Position Overview
The Education Associate Producer is responsible for managing the production, technical and logistical components of the education department’s artistic programming at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. They will work collaboratively with the production department as the education department liaison. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Act as the Education Department liaison to Company Management, Stage Management and Production Departments
- Oversee department scheduling and internal communications
- Serve as Associate Producer and Stage Manager for:
    - Off the Grid performances and events
    - Outreach Tour
    - Summer Performance Academies and camps
    - Community Events
- Support department programs and projects as assigned
- Serve as the Program and Road Manager for the Outreach Tour program

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. The position requires touring approximately 16 weeks in the season. Evening and weekend hours are regularly required.

Competencies
- Demonstrated experience as a producer
- Minimum three years of experience as a Stage Manager
- Experience with casting preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to successfully manage and build relationships with individuals, partners, community members, patrons, Board leadership, and Playhouse staff
- Energetic, flexible and adaptable, and able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines
- Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member in a fast-paced environment
- A strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion
- Proficient with project and event management
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Experience with Tessitura a plus
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Experience teaching and directing youth, event planning and post show discussion facilitation is a plus

Physical Demands
- The employee must be able to lift and/or move 15-20 pounds
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:

Daunielle Rasmussen
Director of Education and Community Engagement
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to Apply: May 23, 2019

Westwood Works

Call to Artists

Posted:
May 8, 2019
Westwood Works - Color by Number Mural Project

Be a part of helping Cincinnati’s largest neighborhood express their community pride through place-making, interactive, color by number murals in Westwood!

Project Description
Westwood Works - Color by Number Murals is a grant funded project of Westwood Works, an Asset Based Community Development organization (www.westwoodworks.org) in partnership with ArtsWave.

The project is focused on bringing vibrant murals the Westwood’s Historic Business District in the summer of 2019. To accomplish this, we are looking for up to four contract artists to work through the spring and early fall of 2019. Selected artists will receive a stipend of $1,000. Materials for the mural will be provided by the organization. Artists will develop their concept with community input and will work both independently and cooperatively with community members during the four Westwood Second Saturday events to paint their mural. Murals will be dedicated and celebrated during the Westwood Art Show on September 13, 2019. Some final work will be completed through the month of September.

Scope of Responsibility
- Create and implement original paint-by-number mural design that is positive, aspirational and contains content that is appropriate for viewers of all ages (this includes possible wall prep).
- Dimensions:
    - Wall One (inside area) approximately 9 ft x 50 ft. could be split into two 9 ft x 25 ft sections.
    - Wall Two: (outside) 13 ft x 65 ft
- Explore Westwood neighborhood
- Collect input from community members in a yet to be determined platform

Requirements
- Submission of portfolio of recent work, CV/resume and three professional references for mural panel to review
- Ability to take a ton of community feedback and express it in a cohesive, easy to implement mural
- Skilled in guiding participants of multiple ages and abilities in art activities
- Preference will be given to artists living in Westwood and the Greater Cincinnati Area

To Apply
Interested Artists should email your portfolio link, CV/resume and list of references to leslie@westwoodworks.org.

Applications are due by May 25, 2019. Artists will receive notification on or before June 1,2019. Project timeline is June 2019-October 1, 2019.

Schmidt Vocal Arts

Administrative Assistant

Posted:
May 8, 2019
Job Summary
Schmidt Vocal Arts (www.schmidtvocalinstitute.org) is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage the Cincinnati, Ohio office and handle duties for the Executive Director. We are looking for an individual to join our team who is a self-starter with an interest in the vocal arts. The ability to multi-task and think creatively while maintaining complex scheduling and managing administrative support is essential to this position. The ideal candidate for this job is able to work independently, prioritize, think critically and thrive in a deadline driven environment.

Responsibilities and Duties
Competition and Program Support
- Coordinate travel for Executive Director, adjudicators and vocal programming team including handle all aspects of travel logistics, accommodations, meals and reservations
- Communicate with participants and facilitate the flow of information in advance of the competitions regarding on-site logistics and performance schedule
- In advance of each competition or program, send travel and program itineraries to adjudicators and contracts for judges
- Prior to each competition, communicate with on-site champion at each host institution to ensure that all logistics and details are confirmed
- Conduct expense report reconciliation, communicate with adjudicators to resolve issues and coordinate as needed with the bookkeeper
- Use a competition program template to tailor information specific to each competition or program

General Office Support
- Assist with schedule management for the Executive Director
- Create and revise documents as needed and requested by the Executive Director
- Create and maintain general organization, office management and file keeping for the organization
- Help with board meeting preparation including calendaring, materials, travel and meeting set up
- Make simple content updates to the website
- Maintain and order office supplies by checking inventory
- Communicate in a professional manner when responding to questions and requests for information on the phone, website and email
- Answer incoming calls and assume receptionist duties

Record Keeping and Database
- Track all applications for competitions and the vocal institute as they are received online
- Manage database information and reporting at the direction of the Executive Director
- Prepare and send follow up communications to teachers, students, parents

Event Support
- Assist the Executive Director with event planning
- Coordinate with partners and vendors to order trophies, medals, materials

Education, Skills and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree preferred or commensurate experience
- 3-5 years of prior administrative experience preferred
- Prior experience in music or appreciation of the vocal arts is a plus
- Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint as well as Outlook and/or Google Suite
- Strong writing and proofreading skills
- Salesforce experience a plus

Further Consideration
- The successful candidate will be subject to a background check
- The successful candidate will be able to travel if necessary
- The successful candidate will be able to work comfortably in a co-working environment, not a traditional office environment

About Schmidt Vocal Arts
The William E. Schmidt Foundation was founded in 1992 with the mission of encouraging youth in the arts. Today the foundation sponsors 16 vocal competitions, a summer institute for talented high school singers, opera outreach programs, need-based college scholarships and educational master classes throughout the United States.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to SVACareers@gmail.com.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Member Services Coordinator

Posted:
May 8, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a dedicated individual with exceptional customer service skills to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. This individual will be primarily responsible for coordinating the Membership program and its related duties, including but not limited to providing personal service and sales to CAA members, corporate sponsors, donors and other CAA clientele; serve as a representative of CAA for Development department while serving  as a liaison between the Development and Ticketing departments.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to; handle all CAA Member ticket sales and requests; assist in the cultivation of existing and new membership programs; prepare sales and membership reports; build and maintain patron records; coordinate regular ticket offerings to members; maintain communication with CAA members; participate in and assist with the coordination of special events; prepare renewal notices and reminders; work with ticketing staff to support membership service and sales; manage Broadway member/group ticket purchases and resale; serve as backup database manager for development. This individual can be available, if needed, to also assist the Ticketing Services department during high volume shows including telephone and over-the-counter sales.

Qualifications
This individual must enjoy working in a team-oriented environment. Strong oral and written communication skills are vital to this position. Must be capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with customers and staff. Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong technical/computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Ability to work evening and weekend events as needed. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, and make critical decisions. Associates degree and/or a minimum of three years’ hands-on experience in the field of arts & entertainment ticketing and/or related is essential; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 5/24/19 to:

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

No phone calls please.

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

Dramakinetics of Cincinnati

Lead Instructor

Posted:
May 6, 2019
$25 per hour; PT; Reports to Program Coordinator

In the Classroom
1. Arrival to all scheduled classes at least 15 minutes prior to start time. Should an emergency conflict arrive, Instructor agrees to immediately notify the Program Coordinator.
2. Instruction should follow the template for that specific workshop or class.
3. Comply with all work policies.
4. Ensure that any and all forms needed signed by parents or guardians are completely before end of workshop or class.
5. Incorporate social emotional learning into the lesson.
6. Bring a digital or physical copy of the lesson plan to class.
7. Bring any props, copies of scripts, speakers, etc. to class as needed.

Outside the Classroom
1. Submit lesson plans to the Program Coordinator the month before the classes you lead. Lesson plans will include the unique objectives for each session indicating modifications that were made for inclusivity.
2. In the event of lateness, illness, conflicts, or other reasons preventing delivery of services, try to get a substitute from the Instructors Facebook group. If you cannot get a substitute on your own, contact the Program Coordinator at least four hours in advance to help you cover your class. Instructors who can’t find a substitute on their own and miss three classes without finding a substitute, will be put on a development plan for attendance.
3. It is the responsibility of the Lead Instructor to communicate with the assistant their expectations for classroom management and lesson implementation.
4. A timesheet is to be submitted before the end of every month. If one is not submitted, you will not receive payment for that month. If one is submitted beyond the deadline, payment will be received the following month.

About Dramakinetics of Cincinnati
Dramakinetics is a non profit organization that focuses on art integration. We work with everyone from ages 3 to 103. We work with schools and nursing homes focused on using the arts to teach. In schools, we using theatre, dance, and music to teach core curriculum and after school programs. We also focus on social emotional learning and teaching students the best ways to handle their emotions. In retirement communities, we work with their dementia and Alzheimer's units utilizing music and movement to stimulate memory.  We are focused on making students the best they can be.

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to dramakineticscincy@gmail.com.

Make Music Cincinnati

Performers and Venues

Posted:
May 3, 2019
Join the worldwide celebration of music on June 21!

Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries.

Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — pours onto streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends, neighbors, and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public.

Make Music Cincinnati is in its second year, organized by Brandon and Hayley Voorhees of Buddy Roger’s Music. Both venues and performers can sign up to participate in Make Music Cincinnati by going to makemusicday.org/cincinnati. Join us by taking to the streets and sharing your love of music!

Email cincinnati@makemusicday.org for questions!

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Grants Manager

Posted:
May 3, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (CPIP) 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 Grants Manager oversees proposal generation for all grant funders, including corporate and private foundations, government entities, and the Playhouse’s yearly Sustaining Impact Grant submissions to ArtsWave. Additionally, they conduct research, identify prospects, collaborates on the formation of institutional funding strategy and develops profiles on foundation, corporation, and government funding sources. They also prepare reports for submission to funders as necessary to fulfill stated requirements in grant agreements. The Grants Manager is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours as part of department responsibilities are sometimes required.

Reports to: Director of Institutional Giving

Position Responsibilities
- Manages all aspects of the ArtsWave application process, including:
     - Coordination of reporting and surveying needs with marketing, education, production, finance, and other departments to ensure successful data tracking and reporting for ArtsWave’s Blueprint for Collective Action.
     - Writing the application/interim reports and creating appropriate attachments and infographics that strengthen and support the argument in collaboration with other departments and Executive Staff.
- With the Director of Institutional Giving, develops and maintains the annual grant application calendar for all grant proposals and requests.
- Manages the Foundation and Government grant program, including identification and cultivation of new prospects, proposal writing, reporting, and grant fulfillment for General Operating, Program, Education, and Capital support. Specific proposals include the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council, among others.
- Maintains grant administration policies and procedures and manages all reporting requirements in accordance with CPIP, funder, state, local, and federal regulations.
- Serves as the department’s lead grants researcher, utilizing third-party prospect research software, Guidestar, and other resources to gather intelligence and prepare an ongoing qualified prospect list of foundation and government funders.
- Manages detailed records on all current funders, both hard copy and electronic, and maintains clear, up-to-date records in Tessitura.
- Other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- Exceptional writing skills required.
- Minimum three years of progressive experience in fundraising, preferably in grant writing.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to successfully manage and build relationships with individuals, corporate donors, foundation representatives, government officials, Board leadership, and Playhouse staff.
- Energetic, flexible and adaptable, and able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines.
- Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member in a fast-paced environment.
- A strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Experience with Tessitura a plus.
- Appreciation for the performing arts and theater in particular.
- Bachelor’s degree required.

Physical Demands
- This position is largely sedentary in an office setting.
- The employee may occasionally lift and/or move 15-20 pounds.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:

Bethany Doverspike
Director of Institutional Giving
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
bethany.doverspike@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.
Deadline to Apply: May 31, 2019

Glendale Lyceum

Event Assistant

Posted:
May 3, 2019
Hourly Position
Weekend/Evening Hours

The Glendale Lyceum is a private club/rental venue, and we are currently seeking additional staff to support our events, which mainly take place Saturday evenings - additional hours may be available. Please see below for list of duties:
- Staff duration of all Ballroom rentals (corporate, non-profit, non-member and member weddings) and Ancillary Space rentals.
- Work with any extraneous event coordinators to run a smooth event.
- Work with General Manager, Venue Coordinator and Facilities Manager as appropriate to ensure layout, set-up, and decorations are to client specifications, as outlined at Final Review.
- Accompany Venue Coordinator at Final Review with Client if necessary.
- Acceptance of vendor deliveries (per timeline).
- Ensure all vendors carry out appropriate tasks, are following outlined guidelines, and assist with any issues that arise.
- Check set-up and ensure chairs are clean and arranged appropriately for all Meadow/Tearoom Ceremonies.
- Assist in caterer flip of room for all Tea Room Ceremonies.
- Troubleshoot issues and provide assistance to caterers and other vendors on equipment operation (including AV, ovens, ice makers, lighting, etc).
- Identify parking issues and assisting with parking lot direction when necessary.
- Hourly walk-through of facility during event to check for issues/problems (restocking toilet paper, paper towels, etc.).
- Manage AV set-up, if utilized by client.
- Manage sparkler send-off, if requested by client.
- Walk through of the facility at the end of the event to assess any damages or problems, communicating to General Manager/Venue Coordinator if clean-up is needed in the Bridal Suite and/or Pub. This includes photo documentation of any issues and review with General Manager/Venue Coordinator.
- Turn out all lights and secure Facility before leaving.

To Apply
Please email Glendale.lyceum@gmail.com and include “Event Assistant” in the subject line. Posting will remain active until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Cincinnati Edition Producer

Posted:
May 3, 2019
Report To: News Director
Status: Full/Non-Exempt

Cincinnati Public Radio seeks a producer for Cincinnati Edition, our live one-hour daily talk show. The Producer will be in charge of coming up with show topics, researching and gathering materials for discussion, identifying and scheduling guests, and coordinating with the host and assistant producer to produce an engaging local show each day.

Cincinnati Public Radio stations have been trusted members of the Greater Cincinnati community for almost 70 years. Cincinnati Edition has been a growing presence, informing the vibrant Cincinnati community since July 2013. Join an award-winning team that works to build connections, make a difference in the lives of listeners, and create a unique community that is informed, involved and inspired.

Responsibilities
- Work with host and assistant producer to identify topics of interest, both timely and of long-term nature
- Research topics for discussion with local relevance. Gather research material, news articles, study/poll information, etc., to put together a list of suggested questions and areas of discussion
- Find appropriate guests, gather their bios, and provide all necessary information for their show appearance
- Create web posts and promo blocks
- Screen listener calls, emails and social media contacts during the show
- Listen to all recorded show segments to edit when necessary for time and content
- Attend daily news meetings

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent
- Three to five years’ experience in radio as news host/reporter/producer
- Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio’s programming and belief in our mission and vision
- Familiarity and appreciation for public radio news style
- Excellent writing, editing, and interviewing skills
- Solid project management and organizational skills
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet daily deadlines
- Ability to work with a diverse and creative team
- Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production, editing and recording equipment (helpful, but not required)

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume by May 29, 2019 to careers@cinradio.org

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Public Radio is an EOE.

Miami University

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

Posted:
May 3, 2019
College of Creative Arts
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach a combination of arts management and entrepreneurship courses; collaborate on new initiatives; coordinate and mentor students on professional internship as needed; serve as mentor to students in the program; engage in service to the department, division, university and/or communities at large. Arts Management and Entrepreneurship consists of a co-major and minor in Arts Management and a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Farmer School of Business. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-eligible appointment with benefits. The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years, depending on performance and funding.

Require
For appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor MFA, MBA or PHD (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise; for appointment as Instructor MA (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with at least five years of applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise; undergraduate-level teaching experience; dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to collaborate across disciplines. (Rank dependent upon earned degree.)  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with an interest or experience in one or more of the following:  Arts Entrepreneurship; Music Business or Music Entrepreneurship experience; Visual Arts Business; Arts Marketing, Development; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level; five years of experience in the professional field of expertise.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, a letter of teaching interest for 4 courses from the CCA curriculum (available at http://miamioh.edu/cca/academics/interdisciplinary-programs/arts-management/ that you are qualified to teach) and curriculum vitae to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495174. Inquiries may be directed to Todd Stuart at stuartt@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin May 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Docents

Posted:
May 1, 2019
Looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers who want to learn about and share the museum’s unparalleled art collection and special exhibitions. Volunteers who are accepted into the Cincinnati Art Museum's docent program will receive nine months of training led by museum staff, curators and art experts from January–September 2020.

Applications must be submitted before Aug. 30.

To Apply
Visit cincinnatiartmuseum.org/docentcorps

Cincinnati Museum Center

Library Courier

Posted:
Apr 30, 2019
Reports to: Manager Reference and Research
Department: Library
FLSA Status: PT/Non-Exempt

Position Summary
Working with the librarians, the library courier is responsible for the daily transport and delivery of materials between Union Terminal and the Geier Collections and Research Center. This position is responsible for carefully packing and transporting library items including printed works, photos and other items.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Coordinating and implementing delivery of library materials between locations.
- Pulling and re-shelving collection items housed in the library/archives.
- Keeping items in safe condition by packing and transporting them in the designated manner.
- Communicating with librarians and curators regarding condition of items for transport.
- Driving delivery van between locations as well as to occasional service appointments.

Education and Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Valid driver’s license required and satisfactory driving record.
- Ability to work independently.
- Attention to detail.
- Good communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must have knowledge of safe driving habits and procedures, including knowledge of the laws and regulations for the operation of motor vehicles.
- Must be comfortable driving a medium-sized delivery van, including backing, even in inclement conditions.
- Must have mobility to work in an environment that includes sitting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, carrying, climbing and overhead reaching.
- Must be able to load, unload, push and pull items weighing up to 40 pounds.

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/PgqH

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

League of Cincinnati Theatres

Volunteer Reviewer

Posted:
Apr 30, 2019
The League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) is seeking reviewers to join our volunteer Stage Insights Team for the 2019-2020 theatre season.

Desired Qualifications
- Experience with writing or journalism
- Writing for social media audiences
- Experience with critical arts writing
- Previous work or education in the field of theatre
- Knowledge of theatrical production and technical processes
- Knowledge of theatrical script analysis and related theatre disciplines (acting, singing, or dance)

Reviewers receive: free tickets to local productions as well as access to online review-writing course work. Reviewers are expected to: attend assigned performances (6-14 per year) and meet deadlines to submit reviews (in 12 hours or less) of assigned productions for publication on the LCT website and LCT social media. We are also looking for feature writers/reporters and reviewers with skills in creating short promotional videos for social media.

To Apply
Please send an email (with resume and writing samples attached) to lizeichler5@gmail.com.

About The League
The League of Cincinnati Theatres is an all-volunteer organization founded in 1999 to strengthen, nurture and promote Cincinnati’s theatre community. We are a consortium of Cincinnati's professional theatres with a mission to facilitate collaboration among regional theatre artists and to support critical arts writing in our community. We sponsor the CincyTheatre Connections Facebook Community as well as Stage Insights, a critique writing program which provides reviews of local theatre productions.

Cincy Podcast Festival

Call for Entries

Posted:
Apr 30, 2019
Cincy Podcast Festival accepting applications to present and perform at this year’s fall event in Cincinnati.

Are you an innovator in the world of podcasting? We want to hear from you. We are now accepting applications to present and perform at this year’s Cincy Podcast Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio. Share your ideas and inspiration around content creation, industry trends, marketing, monetization, and technical expertise.

Share and submit your proposed sessions including brainstorms, chats, panels, live, mainstage podcasts or workshops.

Submit to perform or present at https://www.cincypodcastfestival.com/call-for-entries/

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Gift Shop Manager

Posted:
Apr 26, 2019
Reports to: Marketing and Communications Manager
Department: Guest Services
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

Position Overview
Responsible for managing the daily operation of the gift shop to include scheduling, training, supervision, purchasing and merchandising. Source and procure all merchandise. Handle all product research development and design for gift shop.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Supervise all staff and volunteers within the gift shop
- Source and purchase all inventory for gift shop
- Ensure daily cash handling procedures are enforced
- Manage cataloging system for book inventory
- Develop and implement pricing schedule
- Maintains proper on-site inventory storage and controls
- Coordinates all mail order request
- Submit all retail invoices in a timely fashion
- Develop and implement marketing plan to increase revenue for gift shop
- Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned

Education and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
- 2-4 years demonstrated retail management experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must have excellent communication and customer service skills including conflict-resolution, interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences. Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast-paced situations or during periods of change. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Strong self-motivation, initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a team member. Ability to work evenings and weekends. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/J68T

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Associate Director of Professional Development

Posted:
Apr 25, 2019
The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) invites applications for a full-time Associate Director of Professional Development position.

Description
The Associate Director of Professional Development is a vital component of the AAC’s academic support system and works within the umbrella of Student Services to foster an environment of success and exploration reflective of the AAC’s mission and vision.

The ADPD supports students and graduates in all facets of readiness for life after art school. Professional Development services include exploring and pursuing a variety of pathways, career planning and decision making, job search assistance, graduate school planning, internships, co-ops, employment opportunities and life skill building. The position also supports on-campus employment and individual advising for students on professional decision making. The ADPD will implement programs, resources and professional readiness for emerging creative professionals from the Art Academy’s community of students and alumni in an inclusive and supportive manner, starting with a student’s first year.

This position is a full-time, exempt position with hours commonly set for Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. This position requires flexibility in schedule to accommodate special events and increased demand during certain periods of the semester. The position reports to the Director of Student Services.

Responsibilities
- Maintain Career Services’ job search system
- Coordinate all student employment positions, including Federal Work Study
- Assist in implementing Professional Development course
- Manage and grow internship and co-op programs
- Provide professional development advising 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
- Advocate for AAC alumni’s professional readiness / success in settings with current students, prospective students as well as in the greater community
- Continue to develop data tracking procedures of AAC alumni
- Work closely with marketing and enrollment to utilize data tracking of AAC alumni in retention and recruitment
- Design and offer programming and initiatives that support professional readiness, student success and inclusion to a campus of approximately 200 students
- Oversee AAC’s current +B (+Business) program and its initiatives
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience developing educational programs and activities
- Ability to create and maintain working relationships with students, prospective students, alumni, community members/ artists/ entrepreneurs as well as professionals from other institutions
- Computer proficiencies with Mac and PC, Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience in developing and managing professional readiness services to students in higher education
- Knowledge of current trends in professional and entrepreneurial fields

Successful candidates will have: demonstrated background in advising/mentoring college students; ability to independently coordinate multiple priorities with attention to detail and efficiency; commitment to positive interaction with faculty and staff; excellent interpersonal communication skills

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@artacademy.edu.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Classical Music Announcer/Producer

Posted:
Apr 24, 2019
Report To: Vice President of Content
Status: Full/Non-Exempt

Position Description
Cincinnati Public Radio seeks a dynamic program host with a conversational, authentic on-air style; passion for and curiosity about music; natural storytelling abilities; and a comfort with engaging with listeners. Excellent research, writing and organizational skills are also key, along with creativity and a desire to connect to the broader community.

The successful candidate will be a classical music ambassador, both on the air and while interacting with the community. Familiarity with classical music is desired; but, a willingness to learn and an aptitude for sharing a passion for music with others is most important. WGUC is looking to engage listeners on a variety of platforms and this host will play a role in these efforts.

Cincinnati Public Radio stations have been trusted members of the Greater Cincinnati community for up to almost 70 years. Join an award-winning team that works to build connections, make a difference in the lives of listeners, and create a unique community that is informed, involved and inspired.

Qualifications
- Performance or broadcast announcing experience or the equivalent.
- Passion for music, with a familiarity and appreciation for classical music.
- Authentic, conversational broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching.
- Excellent writing, editing, and interviewing skills.
- Comfort with engaging with listeners in person and on social media.
- Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio’s programming and belief in our mission and vision.
- Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production and editing equipment (helpful, but not required).

To Apply
Please submit cover letter, résumé and audition audio by May 23, 2019 to jobs@cinradio.org.

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Public Radio is an EOE.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Clerk

Posted:
Apr 24, 2019
Position Summary
The Accounting Clerk provides a variety of administrative and clerical work for the Finance Department, assisting with overall accounting functions. Under general supervision, performs a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures and verifies data for completeness and accuracy. The Accounting Clerk daily responsibilities are often quantitative in nature and typically require use of computerized data management and analysis systems. This position provides assistance in maintaining a variety of financial transactions and records; compiling information and preparing reports and/or summaries.

Responsibilities
- Provides overall accounting for the CSO, subsidiary, and partner organizations
- Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
- Prepares, reviews and enters daily cash receipts and prepares invoices as needed
- Review, code and enter vendor invoices into the accounting software
- Prepares vendor payment checks for mailing and files supporting documentation
- Participates in monthly general ledger reconciling and closing
- Participates in daily mail opening/check log procedure
- Enters annual budget and projection information into the accounting software
- Assists with grant preparation as required
- Maintains department calendar of activities, due dates and vacation dates
- Prepares and files various Federal, State and Local governmental reporting and payment forms on a regular basis
- Analyzes general ledger activity and proposes adjustments, as needed
- Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments
- Maintains and assists with company postage machine
- Assists accounting personnel, human resources, controller and the CFO as needed
- Maintains all corporate documentation, correspondence, insurance, grant, and financial files in an orderly systematic manner
- Provides backup coverage for reception as needed
- Ensures the work area is clean, secure and well maintained
- Participates in the annual audit(s) as assigned
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
This is an extraordinary opportunity for a professional accountant with a minimum of two plus years of accounting experience. Other qualifications include:
- Experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar software
- Experience with Microsoft software products with a heavy focus on Excel
- Detail oriented individual with a high level of accuracy
- Cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and to manage time in order to meet important deadlines
- Ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Capable of discerning and maintaining confidentiality of information
- Ability to organize, evaluate, and present information effectively in writing and verbally
- Nonprofit experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits
The 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 maternity leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment We Value
Music teaches us it is precisely in the harmonious blending of different notes, different pitches, different dynamics, different instruments, different musicians, and different voices, that we find comfort, satisfaction, and joy. We celebrate and practice these truths in music, in community and in our daily lives.

The CSO’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflects its firm belief that diversity and inclusion are good and essential, and in our best interest. By standing together and working together in our differences, we can achieve more. We encourage minority and female candidates to apply.

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Administrative Assistant to the Music Director

Posted:
Apr 24, 2019
Position Summary
This is a part-time, salaried position, provides administrative and clerical support to the Music Director. The Administrative Assistant will ensure the Music Director has an organizational presence even when he/she is out of town, and will bolster the effectiveness, impact and focus of his/her work while present in Cincinnati. This position will provide additional departmental support for artist-related matters.

20-22 hours/week, on average. Ranging from 32-40 hours during Music Director conducting weeks, to 10-12 hours in other weeks.

Job Responsibilities
- Manage and prepare Music Director’s CSO calendar, liaising with the President, VP & General Manager and Director of Artistic Planning & Administration on details, updating as necessary during CSO conducting weeks and administrative periods.
- Coordinate philanthropy, communications, marketing and education/community engagement requests with appropriate staff.
- Handle correspondence via e-mail, phone and letter.
- Arrange CSO business travel and transportation arrangements, domestic and international.
- Maintain relationship with Mostly Mozart Festival and Askonas Holt staff regarding travel and information requests.
- Complete various tasks, including but not limited to:  concert wardrobe dry cleaning, meal runs and Green Room grocery shopping, office cleaning, etc.
- Provide transportation for Music Director and guest artists as needed.
- Liaise with contractors and vendors, plus partner with Executive Assistant to the President and other administrative staff to complete assignments, as needed.
- Oversee and manage special projects, plus other duties, as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.

Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:
- High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
- Precision and accuracy in all work deliverables and communications.
- Constant attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
- Excellent time management skills, punctuality, and a strong ability to prioritize.

Reporting Relationship
The Administrative Assistant to the Music Director reports to the Director of Artistic Planning and Administration, CSO and May Festival.

Qualifications
- Experienced, career-minded individual, with a passion for the performing arts.
- Minimum three years of experience as an administrative or executive assistant and a Bachelor's Degree relating to the field, or a demonstrated history of success as a personal or administrative/executive assistant.
- Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Prior experience in music and the ability to read music a plus.
- A flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends during Music Director’s CSO conducting weeks and administrative periods.
- Knowledge of instrumental/orchestral repertoire as well as a facility with multiple languages and prior world travel.

Compensation and Benefits
The Administrative Assistant to the Music Director position garners a competitive salary and opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment We Value
Music teaches us it is precisely in the harmonious blending of different notes, different pitches, different dynamics, different instruments, different musicians, and different voices, that we find comfort, satisfaction, and joy. We celebrate and practice these truths in music, in community and in our daily lives.

The CSO’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflects its firm belief that diversity and inclusion are good and essential, and in our best interest. By standing together and working together in our differences, we can achieve more. We encourage minority and female candidates to apply.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line.

The Village of Silverton

Call to Artists

Posted:
Apr 23, 2019
In partnership with Kennedy Heights Arts Center, the Village of Silverton, Ohio invites artists to submit qualifications for a permanent piece of public art to be installed at Silverton Park. This project is the second piece of public art commissioned by the Village of Silverton and is the next step in implementing Silverton’s Art in Public Places Master Plan. They are seeking artists to deliver visually bold and impactful artwork reflective of the Silverton community.

Project Goal
The Village of Silverton, Ohio, in partnership with Kennedy Heights Arts Center, announces a Call to Artists / Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by which we will award and commission a permanent, site-specific public artwork that will be installed at Silverton Park, near the corner of Montgomery Road and Highland Avenue. This Call to Artists/RFQ is a two-stage selection process, and only artists who are pre-qualified through this initial stage will be permitted to move to and be considered in the second stage of the process.

Budget
A total budget of $40,000 has been allocated for this public art commission. This total sum is inclusive of all artist(s) fees, insurance, fabrication, installation, travel, and all other project-related expenses. This sum excludes all structural support for the art, structural design services, and lighting needs, as the The Village of Silverton will separately fund and contract for footers, landscaping, lighting, and other needs. The artwork installation schedule will be further developed during the RFP process, with a desired completion time of Spring 2020.

Location
Silverton Park, near the corner of Montgomery Road and Highland Avenue. Dimensions, Map of space, and pictures available in the Request for Qualifications PDF, found on Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s website.

Submission Deadline
Deadline is 5:00pm EST, May 25th, 2019

To Apply
Please visit Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s website at https://kennedyarts.org/news/call-to-artists/ to download the Request for Qualifications PDF that contains all the details and submission guidelines. Follow all directions in the RFQ PDF. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

All submissions should be emailed to Mallory Feltz, Director of Exhibitions & Public Art at mallory@kennedyarts.org.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Guest Services Assistant Manager

Posted:
Apr 22, 2019
Reports to: Guest Services Manager
Department: Guest Experiences and Services
FLSA Status: FT/Non-Exempt

Position Overview
The Guest Services Assistant Manager is responsible for the direct oversight of daily call center operations for the Cincinnati Museum Center. The Assistant Manager works with the Manager in the planning and execution of strategies to meet the department’s service delivery and sales goals. This includes supervising Specialists and managing the daily operation of the Guest Services team in group, membership, and ticket sales, as well as program and special event reservations. The Assistant Manager leads in superior level of service expected of staff and assists in delivering consistent brand-quality messaging, service, and hospitality to guests.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Deliver excellent guest service and salesmanship techniques. Appropriately address guest and member needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sale opportunities. Provide guidance and assistance to guests, members and groups through general information, pricing information, programs/events schedule, etc; help them plan their day for the most meaningful experience possible.
- Ensure outstanding performance of Guest Services staff by tracking time and attendance, empowering staff with up-to-date and accurate information, helping staff with software systems and guest relations issues, and creating and maintaining staff schedules.
- Assist with creation, updating, and maintenance of department policies and procedures manuals, job aides, resources and training. Lead training for Guest Services staff and other Cincinnati Museum Center staff.
- Utilize reports to manage invoices for external and internal group billing to meet month and year end deadlines.
- Collect and organize purchase orders and checks that are submitted as payment for visits and programs.
- Work with the Philanthropy and Finance departments to accurately report on grant funds used for admission and/or programming.
- Work with Manager to create reservation processes to ensure integrity of accounting system.
- Operate multi-line phone system to provide superior service for internal and external guests. Respond promptly to all calls in a professional and friendly manner. Speak clearly and practice good listening skills and ask probing questions to determine how to best serve the caller. Must be able to answer consecutive telephone calls each with a fresh perspective.
- Operate a scheduling and reservations system to execute ticket sales, group reservations, membership sales, and special programs/event reservations over the phone. Efficient and accurate entry of member, group, or individual data; work to maintain accurate database. Schedule group reservations taking into account availability of resources, policies, and the requests of groups. Create reservations for private events and public programming.
- Assist with the delivery of promotions/initiatives and marketing messages as they relate to guest satisfaction and driving repeat visitation, Member retention and new membership. Actively pursue information related to events, programs, service delivery, salesmanship, special exhibits, museum exhibits, and any other activities.
- Follow all processes and procedures to help department meet service and sales goals.
- Take initiative to recognize opportunities for improvement in processes or procedures and work with management to make necessary changes.
- Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree or equivalent level of certification or professional training preferred.
- Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with a POS sales system; experience with spreadsheets, word processing and communications software.
- 1-3 years of supervisory experience preferred.
- Experience with museums, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venues a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must be able to proofread reports, departmental memos, and other related documents.
- Excellent guest relation and interpersonal skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audience; and an outgoing, friendly personality. Excellent people skills including conflict resolution, team building, and interfacing.
- Ability to type 30-40 wpm, complete complex data entry processes with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to use multi-line phone system and multifaceted computer software systems.
- Professional demeanor with a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics, and dedication to the mission of Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Ability to communicate with staff and volunteers clearly and pleasantly through both oral and written communications and to develop and maintain a working relationship with peer group.
- Strong organizational and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
- Self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member.
- Ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, and frequent interruptions.

Additional Requirements & Working Conditions
Position is 40 hours/week, Friday – Tuesday schedule. Flexibility is required to meet business demands including evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position takes place in a fast-paced call center with sound bleed and other distractions during busy times. Personal headsets are provided for hands free call response and keying. Team environment where all input for improvement is appreciated and all team members support one another.

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/BD93

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer