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ArtWorks

Managing Director Development

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Salary: $60,000+ commensurate with experience plus bonus potential and employee benefits package, including generous paid time off, health insurance and 401(k)
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: COO
Start date: ASAP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To Apply
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Sandra Okot-Kotber at Sandra@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by June 22, 2018.

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

ArtWorks

Managing Director Communications and Marketing

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Salary: $50,000+ commensurate with experience plus bonus potential and employee benefits package, including generous paid time off, health insurance and 401(k)
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH
Reports to: COO
Start date: ASAP

Job Description
ArtWorks is seeking a Managing Director of Communications and Marketing to lead the strategy and execution of innovative marketing and communications plans that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to champion ArtWorks’ brand identity, tell our story and drive programming impact and fundraising results. This position is part of ArtWorks’ leadership team advising Board of Directors, Executive Leaders, and Staff.

Key Responsibilities
Leadership
- Lead strategic planning efforts for ArtWorks communications and marketing
- Key member of ArtWorks’ Development & Communications Committee
- Manage Communications Team
- Develop and manage ArtWorks’ annual communications and marketing plan and budget
- Manage relationships with communications partners

Marketing and PR Communications
- Oversee management of  ArtWorks’ digital platforms to deliver optimal user experience, efficiency and master data integration/integrity with Salesforce
- Develop and implement institutional and program-specific marketing and communication plans and campaigns in support of annual programming and fundraising priorities
- Lead content strategy and manage implementation across ArtWorks’ website, email, e-newsletter channels and social media
- Develop suite of institutional assets (presentations, collateral, videos, annual report, etc.) to support organizational objectives
- Lead ArtWorks earned media campaigns including proactive local PR efforts and media strategy to tell our story via press relations and other communications platforms

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

Branding
- Direct ArtWorks’ brand identity and positioning in support of the organization’s mission
- Lead process to apply brand standards to all communication and experience touchpoints
- Elevate ArtWorks storytelling across staff, board, participants and partners

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth
- Highly collaborative and effective at leading the creative process
- Keen eye for quality design and creative direction
- Adept at using data and metrics to inform strategy and drive results
- Master storyteller – messaging strategy, writer, editor and communicator (written and verbal)
- Can balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and adherence to deadlines
- Experience in developing effective digital strategies - websites, social media campaigns, crowdfunding, eNewsletters
- Understanding of local/regional/national media landscape and positive working relationships with key outlets
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills

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

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

To Apply
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Sandra Okot-Kotber at Sandra@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by June 22, 2018

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

Ignite Philanthropy

Donor Research Associate

Posted:
May 21, 2018
Introduction
Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy is a Cincinnati-based consulting firm that works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy is a unique firm that serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and improve their philanthropic giving to non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising or strategy partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns and provides strategic fundraising consulting services for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised nearly $90 million in private dollars for local non-profit capital projects and initiatives, such as the Music Hall revitalization effort, BLINK, The Center for Addiction Treatment and others.

Position Summary
The Donor Research Associate works in partnership with Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Team to provide high-quality professional services to our region’s leading non-profit organizations. The Donor Research Associate will support the Non-Profit Services Division by providing donor and prospect research, donor data analysis, data entry, database management and other research tasks needed to execute fundraising campaigns and strategic consulting projects. Because the Donor Research Associate provides critical support to Ignite Philanthropy’s client projects, excellent communication skills and a keen attention to detail are required. The Donor Research Associate role is an internal facing position.

Primary Duties
The Donor Research Associate supports all clients of Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division with donor research and data analysis. The work produced by the Donor Research Associate will be used in project execution and seen by clients, so a keen attention to detail is required. Though the job requirements will change for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Participate as a core member of the Non-Profit Services team to support fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects.
- Collect and analyze donor data from clients; assist with developing recommendations based on data findings/trends.
- Conduct in-depth research (i.e. review of public records, giving history, community connections) to identify prospective donors for client projects.
- Produce detailed briefing documents summarizing research to share with Non-Profit Services team and clients.
- Produce regular and as-needed reports to share with Non-Profit Services team and clients.
- Manage data entry in excel and client CRM databases; update donor records within campaign tracking documents.
- Assist in managing Ignite Philanthropy’s internal CRM database by updating entries, running reports and other functions.
- Utilize database knowledge to evaluate client CRM practices and provide guidance as needed.
- Help coordinate and prepare for client, donor and stakeholder meetings.
- Participate in the development of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
- Provide general support to the Non-Profit Services team and complete other duties as needed.
- Participate in a culture of learning by building personal knowledge base and applying learnings.
- Develop professional relationships and rapport with clients.

Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Donor Research Associate will be working with a high-performance team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to proactively self-manage projects with minimal direction from team members.
- Desire and ability to work in a team environment to achieve objectives.
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals.
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to constantly learn and improve.
- Experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- Knowledge of the regional donor landscape sufficient to provide advice and input on donor prospecting.
- Strong quantitative data analysis and management skills.
- An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with the ability to structure and present data for analysis and presentation purposes.
- Strong experience with Customer Relationship Management software such as Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Donor Perfect, GiftWorks or other CRM software.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- A bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of work experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department, or a master’s degree and 1-2 years’ experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department.
- Candidates have experience working with and a working knowledge of donor database systems and donor prospecting activities.

Salary & Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience, $40,000 - $50,000
- Competitive benefits package including parking stipend, paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match after 1 year of employment

Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Ignite Philanthropy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.

To Apply
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bethany Monahan, bmonahan@ignitephilanthropy.com by 5:00 pm on June 8, 2018. Review of applications will begin in late May and continue on a rolling basis.

Ignite Philanthropy

Non-Profit Services Associate

Posted:
May 21, 2018
Introduction
Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy is a Cincinnati-based consulting firm that works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy is a unique firm that serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and improve their philanthropic giving to non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising or strategy partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns and provides strategic fundraising consulting services for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of Non-Profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised nearly $90 million in private dollars for local non-profit capital projects and initiatives, such as the Music Hall revitalization effort, BLINK, The Center for Addiction Treatment and others.

Position Summary
The Associate works in partnership with Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Team to provide high-quality professional services to our region’s leading non-profit organizations. The Associate will be assigned a portfolio of fundraising campaign and strategic consulting projects and, in partnership with other team members, be responsible for managing and executing all tasks needed to meet the needs of those projects. Because the Associate role interfaces directly with clients through in-person meetings and written communications, a client-focused mindset and a keen attention to detail are required. The Associate role is both an internal (80%) and external (20%) facing position.

Primary Duties
The Associate is part of a client facing project team, responsible for executing tasks necessary to meet the needs of the assigned projects while delivering a high-quality client experience. Though the job requirements will change for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Serve as a core member of the Non-Profit Services team to support fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects.
- In partnership with the Non-Profit Services team, develop project/campaign goals and timelines.
- Assist with client onboarding to gather information and documents from clients.
- In partnership with Non-Profit Services team, prepare client/meeting materials such as agendas, presentations, reports, and project timelines.
- Work with the Non-Profit Services team to develop strategy recommendations for clients.
- Perform donor research and analyze data to accomplish fundraising goals.
- Develop campaign communications and materials, such as pitch decks, one-pagers, donor correspondences, donor acknowledgements, proposals and grant applications.
- Help coordinate and prepare for client, donor and stakeholder meetings.
- Manage/update project planning documents, campaign fundraising pipelines and data entry.
- Help Non-Profit Services Team and clients meet timelines and stay on schedule.
- Provide general support to the Non-Profit Services team and complete other duties as needed.
- Participate in a culture of learning by building knowledge base and applying learnings. Develop professional relationships and rapport with clients.

Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Associate will be working with a high-performance team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to proactively self-manage projects with minimal direction from Manager or Vice President.
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Desire and ability to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and to effectively anticipate client and donor needs and desires.
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills; ability to adapt writing style depending on audience needs.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals.
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to constantly learn and improve.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- A bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of work experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department or business environment, or a master’s degree and experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department or business environment. 
- Candidates will likely have experience working in the development department of a non-profit organization or have served in a development capacity on a non-profit’s Board of Directors.

Salary & Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience, $40,000 - $50,000
- Competitive benefits package including parking stipend, paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match after 1 year of employment

Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Ignite Philanthropy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.

To Apply
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bethany Monahan, bmonahan@ignitephilanthropy.com by 5:00 pm on June 8, 2018. Review of applications will begin in late May and continue on a rolling basis.

Springfield Youth Chamber Orchestra

Conductor

Posted:
May 18, 2018
For more than 60 years the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) Youth Orchestra program has provided a quality educational experience for young musicians, and is one of the few opportunities in Clark and surrounding counties for students to play in full orchestral and chamber orchestra settings. The Springfield Youth Chamber Orchestra (SYCO)- the organization's intermediate level ensemble- serves string players in a group performance experience that introduces them to string literature with a focus on ensemble skills. Rehearsals for SYCO and all other SYO ensembles are held during the school year on Monday evenings at the John Legend Theater in downtown Springfield, with Fall and Spring semester performances also taking place in downtown Springfield.

Introduction
The person(s) serving as Conductor of one or more of the Youth orchestras is hired by and is under contract to the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Association. The Conductor, an at will position, is responsible to and subject to the direct supervision of the Executive Director, with artistic guidance of the SSO Music Director. Except for those duties specifically retained by the Board, the Conductor shall be responsible for the supervision of all artistic operations of the assigned Youth orchestra(s) and the maintenance of the artistic quality of performances. The Conductor shall work in cooperation with the SSO Board of Trustees, SSO Operations & Education Director, SSO Music Director & Conductor and the Springfield Youth Orchestras Parents Association and within any guidelines established by the SSO Board of Trustees and the subsidiary SYO Parents Association.

Compensation
Compensation shall be defined and specified under a written Employment Letter of Agreement Contract between the SSO Association and the holder of the position. Compensation and performance shall be reviewed annually.

Specific Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas.

Artistic Selection and Performance

- Plans, rehearses and conducts performances of the appropriate Youth orchestra. This includes the selection of works to be performed and stage setup to present the orchestra at its best acoustically and visually. As the occasion arises through seasonal planning a Youth orchestra may, however, perform under the baton of the SSO Music Director & Conductor.
- Conducts auditions, selects all playing personnel and determines seating within each section of the orchestra.
- Develops and maintains the total artistic and educational quality of the orchestra and advises the SSO Executive Director on matters that concern the overall development of all three youth orchestras as an artistic and educational entity.
- Continues the development and enhancement of personal musical skills.

Administrative/Educational Activities
- Adheres to any and all relevant personnel and budgetary policies established by the Board of Trustees.
- Maintains communications with administrative and artistic staff in the most convenient way available in order to advise the Association regarding artistic, musical personnel and related matters.
- Will assist with contacting local music educators and private teachers in order to help with SYO student recruitment.
- Others, as may be assigned by the Board, following consultation with the Executive Director. Newly assigned job responsibilities shall be documented in writing and placed as an attachment to this Position Description.

Changes to the Position Description
All parties to it recognize the dynamic evolutionary status of this Position Description. However, changes, additions or deletions may be made only under certain conditions.
- During the contractual employment period of a Conductor, changes, as assigned by the Board following consultation with the Executive Director and Conductor/SSO Music Director, shall appear in writing in this Position Description. Only then may the Conductor be held accountable for changed or added responsibilities.
- Between contractual employment periods or in anticipation of a renewed contractual employment period for the current Conductor, changes, as assigned by the Board following consultation with the Executive Director, shall appear in writing in this Position Description. Only then may the Conductor be held accountable for changed or added responsibilities.
- Prior to the search for and replacement of a Conductor, the Board of Trustees may make changes to this Position Description.

The Personnel Committee shall periodically review the Conductor Position Description for content and currency and report its findings to the Executive Committee/Board for information and/or recommended action.

To Apply
Interested candidates should e-mail resume, cover letter, and list of (3) references to:

Nomi Marcus
Education & Outreach Manager
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
nomi@springfieldsym.org
(937) 325-8100

Applications will receive consideration if received by no later than June 15, 2018.

For more information, please visit: http://www.springfieldsym.org/

Cincinnati Arts Association

Floor Supervisor

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

These part-time, Floor Supervisor positions will be stationed at both our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Overseeing front-of-house functions in a designated quadrant for events and performances, while ensuring safety of patrons and providing exceptional customer service
- Supervising volunteer usher positions
- Completing reports after events
- Monitoring lobby activity
- Understanding and implementing emergency procedures

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate must be able to exercise sound judgment and make decisions under pressure.
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as exceptional customer service skills
- Ability to work well with a diverse population is critical to this position.
- While performing the duties of this job, the Floor Supervisor is regularly required to stand and walk for periods of time.
- Ability to climb stairs essential.
- Ability to lift up to 35lbs.
- Prior supervisory experience is must.
- Familiarity with the public assembly setting, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); CPR/First Aid experience a plus.
- Must be available for a varied and flexible schedule; mostly nights and weekends.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Cincinnati Arts Association

Event Security

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

These part-time, Event Security positions will be stationed at both our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations.

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Ensuring a safe and secure environment for clients, staff and guests during events while continually monitoring the premises
- Reporting safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
- Handling security issues or emergency situations appropriately
- Remaining flexible to an ever-changing environment
- Maintaining awareness of and familiarity with event-specific instructions.

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal communication and people skills.
- Ability to work with a broad range of people is essential to this position.
- Prior experience in a security or customer-service oriented environment preferred.
- Neat and professional appearance is a must.
- Must be available to work a flexible schedule including various shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
- While performing the duties of this job, Event Security personnel are regularly required to stand and walk for periods of time.
- High school diploma or equivalent.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodian

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

This 2nd Shift full-time position (3:00p-11:00p) will be stationed at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location.

Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in maintaining a clean environment throughout the facility. General responsibilities of this position will be to perform a variety of custodial duties including, but not limited to:
- Using cleaning supplies and equipment to keep the interior of the facility looking clean and professional
- Responding to custodial requests quickly and in a professional manner
- Cleaning, sanitizing and detailing restrooms and backstage areas
- Cleaning and vacuuming of auditoriums
- Detailed office cleaning
- Assisting with room/event set-ups
- Maintaining outside walk areas
- Perform routine cleaning tasks based on a schedule

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate will possess the desire and will to work independently and as a team member, with a strong desire to accomplish the tasks at hand.
- Having a keen eye for detail and diligence is imperative.
- Must possess the physical ability to push, pull, carry, move on a regular basis, and lift up to 50lbs.
- Previous custodial experience a plus.
- Candidates must be able to work weekends, and holidays as needed.
- Strong customer service skills.
- Good verbal communication and people skills a must.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Cincinnati Arts Association

Accountant-Operations

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Accountant-Operations is primarily responsible for the accounting aspects of transactions arising from operational events and assisting the finance department in creating accurate and timely financial records. This position will be stationed at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location.

Responsibilities
The Accountant-Operations primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to
- Serving as liaison between operation’s departments and finance
- Assisting in the budgeting process as it relates to events
- Reviewing records of accounts and inputting entries into proper accounts
- Gathering information for and preparing settlements and concessions invoices
- Being responsible for cash management of various departments
- Maintaining spreadsheets and other records summarizing event results and profitability
- Maintaining financial security by following internal controls
- Conducting other financial analysis as needed

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills requiring sound judgement and tact to communicate effectively with staff and third parties.
- Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and work independently or as a team member.
- Must have excellent math, problem solving, and time management skills
- A high level of organization and attention to detail is essential.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, business practices associated systems and procedures required.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minimum of two years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Assistant Technical Director

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Reports to: Technical Director 
Supervises: Technical Apprentice and Over-hire Crew

The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) is responsible for assisting the Technical Director on a daily basis. This position will assist the Technical Director in the implementation and execution of the Scenic Designs for all productions of ETC’s seven show season.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead each show build and serve as Master Carpenter for each production
- Assist in developing a comprehensive build calendar for each production
- Assist in the coordinating and scheduling of over-hire labor for each production
- Track and submit timesheets for all scenic crew
- Assist in drafting when needed
- Assist the PM and TD in the implementation and supervision of all safety policies and procedures
- Attend Technical Rehearsals as requested
- Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum 3 years experience in technical theatre
- Expertise in carpentry, welding and basic rigging
- Proficiency in computer aided drafting programs
- Working knowledge of scenic construction techniques
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to lead and supervise crews
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to frequently work sitting, standing, and kneeling for long periods of time
- Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 25’
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume with 3 references to:

Matthew Hollstegge
Production Manager
mhollstegge@ensemblecincinnati.org

No calls please.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional equity theatre dedicated to new works and works new to the region. E.T.C. is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Music Resource Center — Cincinnati

Development Manager

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Now in it’s 10th year, the Music Resource Center — Cincinnati is the only state of the art recording studio for students in grades 7 – 12. We are a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for teens to learn about music and recording after school. We “inspire teenagers in a culturally diverse musically focused setting to elevate lifetime and academic achievement.” We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a self motivated, detail oriented Development Manager, responsible for developing funding relationships, managing grant writing and prospecting, and executing creative events that generate income and awareness about the Music Resource Center’s innovative programs. The Development Manager and Executive Director work together to leverage their experience leading marketing and development initiatives, project management, and data handling and reporting.

Responsibilities
- Research prospective funders, funding opportunities and manage Annual Campaign.
- Manage grant applications and submissions from initial research through evaluation reports.
- Maintain relationships with foundations, both current and new, in coordination with Executive Director.
- Oversee Special Events and Concerts, including Samplers.
- Maintain SalesForce database, entering information and running reports as needed for routine activities and special campaigns/events.
- Maintain working relationship with the Board in setting event and communication calendars.
- Partner with the Board Development Committee Chair to lead the Development Committee.
- Lead communication/social media efforts, including press releases, website content, and attendance at Community Business Association meetings.
- Oversee Communications and Development Interns

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years experience in not-for-profit development/fundraising
- Proven ability to write, obtain and manage grants
- SalesForce database
- Exhibit high level of confidentiality relating to donor and members
- Understanding and passion for MRC’s mission
- Great organizational, follow-up and communication skills
- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Mac skills
- Must successfully pass a background check
- Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment
- Takes initiative to get things done quickly and accurately and can work productively independently

Compensation: $30,000 - $35,000 annually, depending on experience.

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

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

VisionArts

Art Teacher Internship

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Summer Art Camps
Time Period: May - August
Part time – Full time
Monday – Friday

Job Description
VisionArts children’s art studio in Loveland is looking for an art education or a fine art major that is looking to get some real experience creating lesson plans and teaching art to children ages 4 – 12 for their summer art camps. They will be expected to work Monday through Friday, (hours to be announced).  This is a great opportunity to get some first-hand experience that would look great on your resume!

Qualifications
- Art Education or fine arts major
- Familiar working with different art mediums
- Experience teaching art is preferred
- Must love working with children from 4 – 12yrs
- Must have lots of patience
- Must be comfortable with changing things on the spot (children are unpredictable) - sometimes the planned activity isn’t working and you have to be spontaneous and come up with a creative plan B
- Must have great people skills dealing with parents and families (the rapport we have with parents is one of the most important forms of establishing and growing a successful business)
- Last but not least - must have a good sense of humor and not mind getting messy

Duties Include
- Help create lesson plans for themed summer camps
- Help prep for art lessons
- Help clean up after lessons
- Assist with lessons
- Sometimes teach a lesson
- Help stock and organize art supplies

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to:
Joan Rushman – Director
visionarts@outlook.com

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Controller

Posted:
May 17, 2018
The Organization         
Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) is a non-profit theatre arts corporation comprised of the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, MadCap Puppets, Inc. and the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre. From 1990 to 2013 the organization also ran the historic Showboat Majestic.
The organization produces three seasons of shows, events, concerts, a touring puppet theater, children’s programs and teen theater at two landmark venues. It offers a continuum of artistic opportunity for performers, musicians, technicians, kids and adults, and is dedicated to bringing the excitement of the arts to the communities in which their venues reside.

In Fall of 2018, the organization will open its newest venue — a 15,000 sq. ft. multi-arts education center on Westwood Square.

Job Description
As a member of the senior management team, the Controller will be responsible for leading and developing the finance area and working with the Office manager to develop human resource policies and procedures. The incumbent will play a critical role in strategic decision making and operations.

Qualifications
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- At least seven years of overall professional finance experience.
- Non-profit experience, as well as, any experience with, New Market Tax Credits, and Capital Campaign accounting is a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, and bring pro-active ideas to the organization.
- Experience with the communication and presentation of financial data to both financial and non-financial constituents and colleagues.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, or similar systems is required.  Experience with ProVenue, or similar ticketing systems a plus.
- Occasional availability for after-hour activities, occasionally board meetings, etc.
- Grants Management and reporting experience.
- Keen analytic, organizational and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external contributors.

Responsibilities
Financial Management
- Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; and oversee all financial project/program and grants accounting.
- Coordinate and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the ED; Office Manager and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status on a timely basis.
- Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
- Meet with those involved with management regularly and communicate with Executive Director and board President about financial performance.
- Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; maintain the overall financial policies and procedure manual.
- Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Executive Director, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
- Ensure all statutory requirements of the organization are met, including an annual external audit.

Human Resources
- Participate in the human resource functions; contribute to the creation of compensation and benefits packages.
- Work with Office Manager on the development and communication of all HR policies.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Apply as directed; please NO calls or walk-ins.

Job Type
Full-time for first few months and then approximately 16-24 hours per week.

Required Experience
- Non Profit and/or Capital Campaign
- Finance: 5-10 years

Contact
Please send RESUME and COVER LETTER — BY EMAIL ONLY - to jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

Address correspondence to: Jennifer Perrino, Business Manager, Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Education Center Director

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Cincinnati Landmark Productions, a theatrical non-profit in Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Education Center Director

The Organization
Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) is a non-profit theatre arts corporation comprised of the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, MadCap Puppets, Inc. and the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre. From 1990 to 2013 the organization also ran the historic Showboat Majestic.

The organization produces three seasons of shows, events, concerts, a touring puppet theater, children’s programs and teen theater at two landmark venues. It offers a continuum of artistic opportunity for performers, musicians, technicians, kids and adults, and is dedicated to bringing the excitement of the arts to the communities in which their venues reside.

In Fall of 2018, the organization will open its newest venue — a 15,000 sq. ft. multi-arts education center on Westwood Square.

Summary Description
Under the direction of the Executive Artistic Director, the Education Center Director manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the new MadCap Education Center in Westwood, opening November, 2018.

The Education Center Director coordinates with other Cincinnati Landmark Productions divisions and outside agencies, while managing a full range of arts activities, including classes (puppetry, voice, acting, dance, piano, fine arts, etc.), community events, rentals, arts camps, etc.

Additional responsibilities include tracking revenue, expenses and other administrative tasks in the operation of the Center.

The Education Center Director must be dedicated to the arts as a source of community pride, to building strong relationships with teaching artists, neighborhood organizations and arts networks. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and managerial skills, and a demonstrated effective history in the arts, education and management.

Representative Duties
The following items represent some of the position’s scope of responsibilities. They may not represent all of tasks involved, or there may be additional or different duties from those set forth below, to address the evolving needs of the center and its participants.

- Management of services and activities of the Education Center including promotion and programmatic development (recruit, create, produce, schedule, oversee Center programming).
- Manage and participate in the implementation of goals, policies, and priorities.
- Identify opportunities for improving service delivery; identify resource needs; review with appropriate staff; implement improvements.
- Plan, direct, coordinate, evaluate and review the work plan for Center activities; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
- Manage financial affairs and revenue development including overseeing cash flow, revenues, expenditures and quarterly financial reviews.
- Assist with grant applications, sponsorships, fundraising and individual donations.
- Represent the Education Center to councils, commissions, the community, service groups, and a variety of outside organizations and arts agencies.
- Coordinate, recruit contracted class instructors; coordinate and monitor producers, renters and program providers; provide organizational, technical and artistic assistance as needed.
- Promote and coordinate activities of the Center program; prepare event and facility marketing material including news releases, flyers, schedules, brochures, etc. along with CLP staff.
- Produce, procure and coordinate a variety of events at the Center including recitals, rentals, community festivals, concerts, and other productions as needed to fulfill the Center’s mission.
- Recruit and supervise independent contractors and volunteers working at the Center.
- Coordinate exhibitions of fine arts at the Center.
- Select, train, motivate, manage and evaluate Center personnel.
- Oversee and participate in the administration of the Center’s annual budget; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.
- Serve as the liaison for the Center with other CLP divisions.
- Perform related duties as required.

Qualifications
- BA or BFA in arts administration or arts education field preferred
- No less than two years of administrative experience, preferably with arts education and within the nonprofit sector
- Experience in community arts programming, curriculum development, and neighborhood/business partnership development
- Excellent administrative, organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills
- Exceptional attention to detail, deadlines, and project schedules
- Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills
- Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Google Suite
 
Compensation
Cincinnati Landmark Productions offers a competitive compensation package. This is a full time position, with benefits.

Contact
Please send RESUME and COVER LETTER — BY EMAIL ONLY — to: timperrino@clpshows.org.
Address correspondence to: Tim Perrino, Executive Artistic Director, Cincinnati Landmark Productions.

Price Hill Will

Executive Director

Posted:
May 15, 2018
Price Hill Will (PHW) is a non-profit Community Development Corporation focused on enhancing the quality of life in the East, West, and Lower Price Hill neighborhoods of Cincinnati, Ohio. PHW seeks a visionary Executive Director with the experience, creativity, and maturity necessary to guide the organization into the next phase of its work. Building on the organization’s strong neighborhood relationships, diverse and acclaimed programs, and dedicated staff, the new Executive Director will be responsible for working with residents and other stakeholders to clearly define and refine a visionary approach to asset-based community development, with equity at its core. The successful candidate will show demonstrated success in the areas of real estate development, equitable community development, community engagement, and fundraising, as well as an understanding of the neighborhood’s history, opportunities, and challenges. The successful candidate is a collaborator, an excellent communicator, an advocate for the arts and environment, and inspired by innovation.

Responsibilities
Administration
- Maintain a diverse and inclusive staff and work culture.
-Oversee and monitor day-to-day operations and long-term projects.
- Evaluate PHW’s compliance with tax laws and regulations. Monitor obligations to lending and funding sources.
- Oversee all fiduciary responsibilities by providing required tracking, reporting, communication, and other processes required by the Board, stakeholders, and other entities.
- Build, maintain, and support a strong board of directors. Arrange meetings and agendas.

Fundraising and Sustainability Development
- Identify and cultivate leadership from key corporate, foundation, and other prospective donor sectors who share an interest in community development.
- Seek out new and creative resource development strategies.
- Work closely with the Board to develop fundraising strategies.
- Maintain the donor data base and relationships with current and prospective donors.
- Lead all fundraising activities: correspondence, meetings, and events.
- Develop grant proposals and oversee efficient implementation of awarded funds based on funding source requirements.

Community Development
- Maintain existing relationships with community members and stakeholders through proactive and attentive outreach.
- Foster new strategic and effective working relationships with residents, the business community, and anchor institutions in Price Hill and surrounding areas.
- Form effective community development strategies to attract resources to targeted under-served populations in Price Hill.
- Implement an effective on-going communications strategy.
- Foster relationships with local government and other non-profit and community organizations. Be familiar with how PHW can work with and benefit from relationships with these groups.

Mission Advancement
- Develop strategic financial plans and oversee their implementation.
- Create systemic change in Price Hill through physical, economic, and social impact.
- Maintain and support PHW programs: community gardens, business district planning, residential/commercial real estate development, and community programming.
- Maintain and support MYCincinnati, a free youth orchestra for Price Hill residents that serves as a visual and audible symbol of harmony in Price Hill.

Desired Qualifications
- Experience as the Executive Director of a non-profit organization.
- 3-5 years of experience in neighborhood development or community outreach.
- Master’s Degree in relevant field. Extensive experience and training may substitute for graduate level education
- Demonstrated ability to attract and sustain philanthropic funding.
- Marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders.
- Proven ability to work in culturally and ethnically diverse environments. Understanding of race, class, and gender dynamics, and a willingness to work through complex social issues.
- Strong written, interpersonal, and public speaking skills and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and organizations, including senior level corporate, philanthropic, and public sector representatives.
- Ability to inspire trust and to motivate staff and partners.
- Experience building and facilitating relationships within and among various sectors.
- Commitment to the PHW mission and MYCincinnati youth orchestra.
- Willingness to work outside typical business hours, including weekends/weeknight meetings, events, and fundraisers.

Compensation
- PHW offers a competitive compensation package.

Application
Send RESUMES and COVER LETTERS to Price Hill Will at kirk@pricehillwill.org. Please visit our websites at pricehillwill.org and mycincinnatiorchestra.org for more information about our organization. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

SPARK Creative Summer Camp for Adults

Volunteers and Interns

Posted:
May 15, 2018
About Spark
Spark is a camp for adults that aims to help people reconnect with their creative selves by replacing adult distractions (such as technology, alcohol, work-talk, and real names) with a variety of opportunities to grow your inner artists, connect with other creatives, and be inspired by nature. Campers can plunge into a series of one-of-a-kind playshops led by our brilliant staff of artists and well seekers. Ignite a new flame at the late night kombucha bar or tea lounge. Reset your internal compass with a mediation scavenger hunt. Or drift along the lake with a new set of cuddle buddies on our massive unicorn floaty. Camp traditions of archery, hikes, campfires, and sing-a-longs, with a splash of yoga, meditation, pool parties, a morning dance, and more at the beautiful 680 acre Camp Livingston in Bennington, Indiana will be available.

How you can get involved
Currently seeking assistance in marketing, development, and events to help prepare for 2018 camp on Sep 1-3rd. Additionally seeking teaching artists and creatives to share their talents through performance, crafts, installations, workshops, and more. Sparkateers have opportunities to receive reduced or zero cost tickets to camp.

Visit www.mycampspark.com to learn more

To apply click here

Send questions to hello@mycampspark.com

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Teaching Artists/Workshop Artists

Posted:
May 10, 2018
Organizational Overview
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 107,000 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 66,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 1,000 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

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

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

Position Overviews
The Teaching Artist/Workshop Artist is part a team of three production assistants for TCT Academy and are a part of the TCT Resident Artist Company.  Each Teaching Artist/Workshop Artist is responsible for maintaining the quality and success of assigned projects, including but not limited to TCT Academy, Workshops, TCT on Tour, MainStage, The Showtime Stage Series, or special outreach projects. The Teaching Artist/Workshop Artist’s primary responsibility is teaching within the TCT Academy and conducting workshops. Depending on the project track for the season, the Teaching Artist/Workshop Artist, may be asked to take on a variety of creative and administrative duties as schedules allow. The Teaching Artist/Workshop Artist works closely with schools, teachers, students, and the other members of the production department.

The TCT Academy’s Teaching /Workshop Artist in Vocal Music, Dance and Acting reports directly to the Artistic Director of Education and Outreach, but works closely with The Company Manager, and the Artistic Coordinator of Education and Outreach. The artistic department is supervised by the Producing Artistic Director.

‪Note: These three positions are not performing positions in our MainStage or Touring Divisions.

Responsibilities
Academy Track Vocal Music
- Teaching multiple vocal music classes within the Academy at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
- Researching and developing TCT Academy lesson plan curricula.
- Organizing functions associated with the TCT Academy.
- Working with other staff to launch TCT hosting events under TCT Academy.
- Work on Summer Programming including the Camps, Summer Series, the STAR Program or STAR All-Stars Program.
- Cultivating and measuring student retention.
- Representing TCT at industry events.
- Working with the volunteer coordinator to staff all TCT ACADEMY sessions, where volunteers are needed.
- Answering questions from parents and guardians.
- Perform, develop, conduct, document, and maintain all of the TCT Workshops.

Academy Track Musical Theatre/Dance
- Teaching multiple styles and levels of dance and drama classes within the Academy.
- Cultivating and measuring student retention.
- Answering questions from parents and guardians.
- Work on Summer Programming including the Camps, Summer Series, the STAR Program and STAR All-Stars Program.
- Assisting with researching and developing TCT Academy lesson plan curricula.
- Working with the volunteer coordinator to staff all TCT ACADEMY sessions, where volunteers are needed.
- Work on Summer Programming including the STAR Program and STAR All-Stars Program.
- Working with other staff artist to launch TCT hosting events under TCT Academy.
- Representing TCT at industry events.
- Choreograph theatrical projects if assigned.
- Establish, schedule, and recruit guest artists for a master classes series with The Artistic Director of Education and Outreach and Producing Artistic Director.
- Perform, develop, conduct, document, and maintain all of the TCT Workshops.

Academy Track Acting
- Teaching multiple acting/drama classes within the Academy at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
- Cultivating and measuring student retention.
- Working with the volunteer coordinator to staff all TCT ACADEMY sessions, where volunteers are needed.
- Answering questions from parents and guardians.
- Work on Summer Programming including the Camps, Summer Series, the STAR Program and STAR All-Stars Program.
- Assisting with researching and developing TCT Academy lesson plan curricula.
- Creating content and education material for Food for Thought Podcasts, and study guides for TCT on Tour and TCT Mainstage shows.
- Working with other staff artists to launch TCT hosting events under TCT Academy.
- Perform, develop, conduct, document, and maintain all of the TCT Workshops.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications
‬The ideal candidate holds a BFA in a performing arts field, and possesses the passion to educate, engage, and build the next generation of performing artists. A High School Diploma or GED and 3-5 years of theatrical teaching experience is required.

We seek gifted collaborators who demonstrate the ability to oversee a variety of different projects. You must possess a high degree of integrity and transparency, be a quick problem solver, and have a win/win attitude. We are seeking someone who is skilled at managing successful teams, with excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral. You must possess the ability to connect with young audiences and students to teach valuable lessons pertaining to the performing arts. Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Job Type
Full-time, beginning August 1st 2018

Ideal experience
3-5 years of teaching experience in Theatre, Dance, and/or Drama, 2 years of project management experience.

Starting Salary
$25k, with an excellent Benefits Package.

To Apply
Please send your Cover Letter, Resume, and Reference letters to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com with the Subject Line: ACADEMY APPLICANT

ArtsWave

Gift Entry and Stewardship Coordinator

Posted:
May 10, 2018
ArtsWave is seeking a Gift Entry and Stewardship Coordinator responsible for a variety of tasks focused primarily on accurate entry of donor and pledge data, research and resolution of donor pledge and payment related issues, and various donor data related projects and customer support. Success in this role will depend on attention to detail, great organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability and drive to meet deadlines, and a strong work ethic.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Prepare donation and payment data for entry by compiling and sorting information, establishing entry priorities and making appropriate notes
- Enter donor pledge and payment data per policies and procedures
- Analyze and problem solve when necessary when entering pledge and payment data, including communicating directly with donors and/or ArtsWave team members to resolve issues and questions
- Process credit card transactions and follow-up as necessary
- Maintain donor database by accurately entering new and updated donor and account information per policies and procedures
- Maintain donor confidence and protect operations by keeping information secure and confidential
- Coordinate acknowledgement letter process
- Work as part of our phone support team and occasionally act as primary support
- Assist with database integrity clean-up projects
- Contribute to team effort by working on additional projects as needed

Competencies
- Willingness to ask questions, make suggestions, and work with others to resolve problems
- Ability to follow procedures and business rules accurately
- Enthusiasm about new technologies and continuously improving our processes
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities frequently change, and multitasking is required
- A strong work ethic and a high degree of reliability
- Excellent communication skills and confidence when communicating with donors and staff

Position Requirements
- Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
- Detail oriented with exceptional accuracy
- Strong command of Microsoft Office with a thorough knowledge of Word and Excel
- Able to work independently and take initiative while also working as a part of a team
- Ability to work within and adhere to deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Strong data entry skills, attention to detail, high degree of confidentiality
- Capable of utilizing policies and procedures for accurate and independent decision making with minimal supervision
- Ability to accumulate knowledge about our donors and recall that information when making data entry decisions
- Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed

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 cover letter and resume to Kate.Kennedy@artswave.org by June 15. Please use the words “Gift Entry and Stewardship Coordinator” in the subject line of your email. No calls, please. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Thank you.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Special Campaigns

Posted:
May 9, 2018
Position Summary
Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director of Special Campaigns will serve as a senior member of the Philanthropy team that works to build a robust major and planned giving program to meet the varied needs of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (CSO).  The Director will be responsible for developing relationships and executing strategies that support a multi-million dollar planned giving campaign as well as securing five- to eight-figure gifts for special projects and outright endowment; will inform and refine strategies to solicit planned, blended and outright gifts from key prospects and donors; will establish initiatives and manage the development and growth of major donors supporting a best-in-class stewardship program; and will work collaboratively with the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services and Director of Institutional Giving to promote a culture of philanthropy that celebrates the generosity of every donor who invests in the mission of the CSO.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide leadership and vision in the development and implementation of a transformative planned giving and major gifts program
- Personally solicit special gifts and coordinate stewardship efforts in conjunction with the President and VP of Philanthropy and in collaboration with the department directors
- Actively analyze fundraising potential, set objectives and achieve desired goals and work with Data Systems Team to develop and maintain systems to track results
- Mange an assigned portfolio of major gift prospects and donors in an effort to achieve and surpass fundraising goals
- Carefully steward current planned and major gift donors and determine innovative and creative ways to recognize their generosity
- Supervise Major Gifts Coordinator whose chief responsibility is to provide overall campaign administrative support including special projects, estate/planned gifts and endowment
- Manage the Orchestra’s planned giving program to include the Thomas Schippers Legacy Society, the Planned Giving Committee of the Board, and relationships with key legal, tax, financial and philanthropic advisors
- Use proactive, service oriented approach with donors, donor advisors and colleagues
- Embrace volunteers to support all aspects of work
- Lead bi-weekly special project meetings to identify prospects and advance funding as required by the CSO’s financial policies
- Liaise with departments to more deeply understand current and future funding needs of the Orchestra beyond annual operations and to inform strategies
- Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
- 5-7 years of direct fundraising experience, preferably in a performing arts or cultural institution
- Proven track record of success in asking for and closing major and/or planned gifts
- Familiarity with and conversant in major types of planned giving instruments
- Ability to make decisions in a timely manner and exhibit sound and accurate judgement
- Poised, articulate professional who is comfortable in meeting new people and engaging in discussions on a variety of topics
- Demonstrated success in leadership within a department and with direct reports
- Ability to be collaborative and display a high level of communication with peers, colleagues, subordinates, volunteers, donors and prospects
- Undergraduate degree with at least five years of experience in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
- Ability to organize, manage, and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with accuracy, timeliness, and enthusiasm
- Excellent oral and written communications skills and highly developed organizational skills combined with knowledge and experience working with Tessitura, Blackbaud or other donor tracking software
- Music enthusiast and love for all genres of the artform

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Director of Special Campaigns” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Group Sales Manager

Posted:
May 9, 2018
Position Summary
Reporting to the Director of Sales, the Group Sales Manager works collaboratively within and across the organization to drive growth in group sales across all product lines. The ideal candidate will have a private sector head and a public sector heart, with an ability to develop positive relationships with group sales leaders, and grow group ticket sales among new and existing audiences while using data to understand the targeting and success of these efforts. Strong customer service, verbal and written communication and project management skills are necessary. The ideal candidate will also be curious and forward-leaning, with the ability to develop concepts for and execute new ways to invite and connect groups to orchestral/choral music. Key characteristics of the ideal candidate include innate curiosity, adaptability, creativity, willingness to try new things and measure and learn from these opportunities. In addition to the base salary this position offers the opportunity for annual bonuses triggered by meeting or exceeding revenue, volume and average ticket price goals by product line.

- Grow group attendance and ticket revenue annually through the retention of existing groups and acquisition of new groups to Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Lollipops Family, Riverbend performances, May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and special concerts.
- Develop and execute annual group sales marketing plan, to include direct mail, email, print ads, and events—aligned with overall marketing plan. Measure success of promotions and activities. Write materials, and oversee graphic design and production.
- Deliver and model the highest possible customer service; determine Group Sales procedures and policies; help lead Group Sales pricing decisions; leverage existing tools (Tessitura, T-Stats, etc.) to recommend and make good business decisions.
- Prospect and develop new leads and lists, likely requiring local travel (not overnight) on average 1-2 days per week. Regional group tour conference travel required 1-2x per year.
- Develop new group products that respond to and innovate within growing web-based group-buying trends.
- Plan and manage corporate sponsor employee discount program.
- Manage group sales budget; run weekly sales and lead/contact reports; forecast and make sales projections.
- Administrative tasks include processing group sales orders, collecting payment, and managing group sales web pages: csogroupsales.org and hotline: 513-744-3590.
- Work cross-functionally to leverage activities in other areas of the organization (audience engagement efforts such as Friday Orange, etc.) to drive ticket sales.
- Work with CSO teams internally to provide input into season/series concert planning, to align with group sales goals.
- Greet groups at concerts and provide concert/event assistance to the department as needed.
- This position serves in the rotation for front-of-house management duties at concerts.
- Other duties as assigned.

Desired Job Requirements, Skills, Background
- Strategic, sales-oriented mindset with at least two years of sales experience with proven track record of achieving sales goals; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to increase retention by engaging clients and sharing enthusiasm for the live concert experience
- Strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Project management and budgeting skills highly desirable
- Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook are a must; familiarity with Tessitura is a big plus
- Knowledge of and/or passion for the arts, specifically music
- Experience working with volunteers a plus
- Bachelor’s degree

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Group Sales Manager” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Technology Manager

Posted:
May 9, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has a full-time, management opportunity as a Technology Manager in the Information Technology Department. 

Position Description
The Technology Manager is a “hands on” manager to oversee the network operations and core software services. The Technology Manager will have project management responsibilities, assist in the maintenance of the corporate network infrastructure, provide software support, manage the phone system, coordinate audio visual and gallery interactives, as required. The manager will oversee IT staff and day-to-day operations of the IT infrastructure.

A successful candidate must have experience in managing IT staff as well as working with and reporting with executive leadership. It will also be important to have a strong background working with both technical and non-technical staff.

General Job Functions
- Manage/provide user support and troubleshoot problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, Windows based PCs and custom applications (Outlook, Blackbaud Altru, Aloha POS, Vernon, Piction, and cloud-based applications.)
- Install, assemble, and configure computers, monitors, and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and related hardware. Forward new configuration information to 3rd party network administrator.
- Manage Avaya IP phone system: physical lines, voicemail server, and 200+ endpoints.
- Load appropriate software packages on desktop, such as operating systems, network components and office applications. Assist in training and adaptation of existing programs to meet users’ requirements.  Provide telephone, in-person and online support to end-users.
- Provide updates, status and completion information to 3rd party network administrator via the IT service ticketing system.
- Collaborate with 3rd party network administrator regarding IT network infrastructure issues to troubleshoot and resolution. Act at the museum liaison with all other 3rd party IT contractors and business vendors.
- Coordinate operating system updates for line of business applications with 3rd party network administrator and the software vendor.
- Maintain current inventory of supplies, equipment, determine when equipment needs replacing.
- Maintains services related to printers, fax machines, copiers, credit card machines, IPad, and etc.
- Gallery installations – configure, install, maintain and deinstall gallery interactives in permanent or temporary installations.
- Manage departmental and special project budgets.
- Implements and manages the technological proficiency of Art Museum staff by initiating training classes as necessary.
- Continues education through listed resources, self-learning courses, reading materials and course study programs.
- Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
Applicant must have a Bachelors degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field and at least five (5) years of progressive responsibility in information technology which includes one (1) year of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Six (6) years or more of progressive responsibility in information technology with two (2) years or more of supervisory experience is preferred.

Experience with following:
- MS Windows servers
- VMWare
- IP phone system
- MS Office 365 E3
- Network switches (Cisco, Brocade, Dell, Juniper) and vLANs
- Ruckus Wireless
- DHCP, DNS, MS Active Directory
- Copyright and Acceptable Use (software and media)

Applicants must also possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- A strong knowledge of core networking technologies
- Must be able to install, manage, and troubleshoot networking services.
- The capability to learn new applications and technologies and apply them to the Art Museum’s infrastructure.
- Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions regarding computer and phone services to non-technical personnel.
- Configure, install, and support audio visual equipment in gallery/exhibition spaces including gallery interactives.
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to quickly acquire and master new and complex business processes.

To Apply
If interested please submit an application including a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum, Attn: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Email resumes to humanresources@cincyart.org.

Due to the large number of applications received we are unable to accommodate phone inquiries about the status of applications.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Accountant

Posted:
May 9, 2018
Status: Non-exempt
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Definition
The Accountant is responsible for providing complete, accurate, and timely financial transactions and reporting.

Requirements
A four-year college degree and three years experience and/or training in the field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Non-profit experience a plus.

Skills Necessary
A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve objectives. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of excel, word processing, and other relevant computer programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Processing of Purchase Orders on daily basis.
- Processing of check run weekly.
- Insuring Account Payable system balances to General Ledger.
- Responsible for year-end functions associated with Accounts Payable system including issuing 1099’s at year-end.
- Enter monthly requisitions for multiple departments.
- Oversee that the appropriate department pays invoices and statements in a timely manner.
- Prepare admission transfer, development daily transactions, and online sales journal entry (monthly).
- Record FSA entry monthly.
- Reconciliation of the Blackbaud credit card bank statements (monthly).
- Prepare volunteer group reports and transfer of income (monthly).
- Track campaign income and expenses (monthly).
- Process art purchases for payment and record shipping charges to appropriate fund.
- Record in-house café charges (monthly).
- Complete sales tax return (monthly).
- Reconcile with Development and Membership (monthly).
- Reconcile prepaid postage (monthly).
- Reconcile liquor inventory with usage sheets and inventory.
- Payroll data entry into payroll system.
- Other duties as requested.

Other Responsibilities
- Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.
- Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
- Provides excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of Art Museum.
- Maintains confidentiality.
- Follows the Art Museum’s protocols, procedures, rules and policies.

To Apply
If interested please submit an application including a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum, Attn: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Email resumes to humanresources@cincyart.org.

Due to the large number of applications received we are unable to accommodate phone inquiries about the status of applications.

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Artistic Administration Internship

Posted:
May 8, 2018
Reports To: General Manager

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 2018-19 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 Madcap Puppets and Xavier University, Amahl & the Night Visitors. 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 Amahl 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 December 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 marketing and development coordinator with development copy writing (as needed), gala production, research, marketing planning and execution, and marketing and communications copywriting (as needed).
- Assist team with 2018 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 will 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.

Miami University

Director of Development, College of Creative Arts

Posted:
May 7, 2018
Office of Development
University Advancement

Summary
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Development, the Director of Development, College of Creative Arts will help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the College of Creative Arts.

Duties
- Implement and direct a comprehensive development program for the College of Creative Arts in response to its annual fundraising goals and initiatives. Manage and develop strategies for all prospects of the College of Creative Arts.
- Identify, cultivate, and personally solicit alumni, parents and friends of Miami University for major and leadership gifts. Manage an exclusive portfolio of approximately 75 individual prospects and meet expected yearly performance metrics of gift proposals, gift closures and personal contacts with donors.
- Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and assistance of faculty, administrators, and deans, as well as other constituent and central development officers. Proposals may involve establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
 -Work closely with the Dean of Creative Arts and faculty/staff of the college in developing prospect and donor relationships. Participate in College of Creative Arts Advisory Board meetings and campus/regional events.
- Promote and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events.
- Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Senior Associate Vice President for University Advancement, thereby serving as the principal departmental liaison for the College of Creative Arts in addressing their philanthropic and alumni relations objectives.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree; minimum of three to five years fundraising or comparable sales, marketing, or volunteer experience; demonstrated level of leadership and management; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organization skills and attention to detail; and willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree and fundraising experience in an educational environment.

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

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

To Apply
Please apply online at: http://www.miamioh.edu/advancement/careers/

Greenacres Arts Center

Arts Education Director

Posted:
May 3, 2018
Greenacres Arts Center LLC (GAC)
GAC is a highly motivated service organization focused on using our Classical Arts Assets to provide custom-designed hands-on active learning opportunities for children of all ages. All opportunities are customized to the needs of the visiting group which primarily consist of local school groups from K to 6. All school based programs are tied to the national and/or state standards so that they contribute to the success of the classroom teacher. Our dedication to our values: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green cannot be overstated. Our employees strive to be the best of the best and flourish in a team environment where outcomes are the result of teamwork. Greenacres is not just a place to work – it is a career, a lifestyle, and a place to exude passion for the Mission and Vision of our Founders – Louis and Louise Nippert. We are here to serve the community and change the lives of children.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values. They will have a firm grasp of the classical arts including visual, symphonic, vocal, cultural arts, pedagogy, as well as a desire to give back to the community through education. The Director role is a leadership position and will drive the GAC to new heights. Greenacres is a STEAM Organization – we are lifelong learners who believe that Science Technology Engineering and Math do not provide a full life until the ARTS are added. By encouraging the integration of Arts in K–20 education, STEM becomes the STEAM to power a better world.

Summary
If you love Music, Art, Opera, Paintings, Education, Sharing, Research and watching a child light up the room with a smile when they realize at Greenacres they matter, you might be a Greenacres person. This is not just fun for us - it drives us to do more and become more than we ever imagined. We know how to use the assets of Greenacres to develop and implement hands-on lesson plans that enhance and support the classroom teacher, address learning standards, and show our visitors that each and every one of them is special. We employ the most curious and brilliant educators. In 1988 we focused on Environment Education, had one employee and provided hands-on programs about riparian zones for 60 children.  In 2017 we provided programs based on the environment, generative agriculture, equine, and classical arts to over 32,000 visitors. Our programs are of the highest quality. They should be. Quality Quality Quality (QQQ) is a core value. We want seekers and sharers of knowledge with a passion for education, particularly in the ARTS. Do you have a passion for the ARTS as well as sharing the ARTS in a way that might transform the world?

Do you have what it takes?
- Bachelors or MS Degree in Classical Arts or Art Education or comparable academic discipline or equivalent experientially gained knowledge.
- 8+ years of demonstrable education or Arts Experience.
- Administrative experience is highly preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, children and adults (challenged and gifted)  and subject matter experts.
- Outstanding problem-solving skills.
- Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and fingerprint FBI background screen.
- Desire to live a life of service to others by providing hands-on educational experiences focused on the ARTS.
- Ability to work with both internal and external partners with the same or very different backgrounds to ensure that all who visit Greenacres get the highest quality experience that addresses their needs.
- Knowledge or proven ability to obtain knowledge of best practices in Arts Education.
- Ability to lead a team of dedicated arts educators to assure QQQ, Grace, Green, and Good Neighbor Policy.
- Ability to lead a Team to study and advance their knowledge and share their knowledge through presentation at professional meetings and publication in professional journals.

Why Choose Us?
As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of their life. We understand that the health of yourself and families are very important; along with your time here at GAC. All TEAM Members of GAC are a part of Greenacres and live the values that we promote for our visitors: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, Green, and Quality Quality Quality. Listed below you will find some of the top benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team.

- Market Competitive Salary
- Generous PTO Package
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Plans
- Simplified Employee Pension Plan
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Fun & Engaging Culture
- Ongoing training, education, and industry partnerships that allow you to be up to speed on the latest innovations, technologies and processes.

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to hr@green-acres.org

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

ArtsWave

Controller

Posted:
Apr 27, 2018
Position Purpose
ArtsWave is seeking a Controller to provide accounting and finance support to the organization. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the primary responsibilities of this full-time position will be monthly and year-end close, audit and tax return preparation, budget development and management, forecasting and investment tracking. Leading candidates for the position will be goal-oriented and confident professionals with a strong accounting background. Candidates will also pay outstanding attention to detail, have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Manage the monthly and year-end close, general ledger, cash, investments, pledges receivable, accounts payable, grants payable and payroll functions. Annual operating expenses total $16.8 million. Endowment and board designated endowment portfolio market value totals $114 million.
- Ensure maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements.
- Coordinate the development of budgets for all divisions, then monitor, control and forecast.
- Prepare all audited financial statements and tax returns including supporting documentation and serve as liaison to auditors.
- Maintain the master vendor list, W-9’s and vendor surveys.
- Provide financial reports as requested by funders or for grant applications.
- Participate in a committee of the financial leaders of the arts and culture organizations receiving annual support from ArtsWave.
- Coordinate human resource benefit administration functions including health and disability insurance and 401(K) plans and maintain personnel records.
- Attend and assist at ArtsWave’s events, including occasional weekends and evenings, as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervise, develop, challenge and instruct a two-member staff which includes a general ledger accountant and a payroll/accounts payable accountant.

Position Requirements
- BS in Accounting; CPA or MBA preferred
- Minimum of 3 to 5 years public accounting experience or related non-profit experience
- Management experience and excellent analytical skills
- Possess a natural attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and stay calm in a fast-paced environment
- Proven ability to work with volunteers and staff in a team environment, to communicate both verbally and in writing, to lead and to problem solve
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Understanding of accounting and data base software applications
- Commitment to the vision, mission and values of ArtsWave

More 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 and cover letter to samantha.cribbet@artswave.org by May 14. Please use the word "Controller" in the subject line. No calls, please. Those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide references and salary requirements.

Community Matters

Development Associate

Posted:
Apr 25, 2018
Location: Community Matters, 2110 Saint Michael Street
Hours: 30 hours/week
Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, salaried
Start Date: May 28, 2018

Job Overview
Work directly with Development Team to meet fundraising goals of Community Matters and Education Matters. The Development Associate will assist with donor development, including, in-kind gifts, special events, grant writing, and database.

Core Responsibilities
Donor Development
- Work directly with Development Team to research and prepare prospective individual and business donor lists, initiate and help develop relationships, and secure donations, as appropriate
- Manage solicitation of in-kind donations for all organization goals
- Assist with fundraising events, including managing in-kind donations, recording and managing reservations, night of expectations, etc.
- Support all “friend-raiser” events
- Manage caused based events and related revenue goals

Grant Writing
- Work directly with the Director of Development to research and identify new grant opportunities
- Assist with grant writing, tracking, and foundation relationship management (tours, communications, etc.)

Organizational Duties
- Assist in managing donor database (data entry, reports, donor thank you letters, etc.) to ensure accurate donor records
- Assist with mailings and other communications collateral for individual giving campaigns, sponsorship packets, special events, and other department communication
- Assist Development Team with projects on an as-needed basis

Position Qualifications
Experience
- 2+ years of development experience
- Demonstrated success in relationship building, both internally with colleagues and externally with clients, donors, and volunteers
- Demonstrated experience in event planning and management
- Demonstrated success in data management

Skills and Abilities
- Commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission of Community Matters and Education Matters
- Strong written and verbal communication/negotiation skills
- Flexible, focused, and well-organized team player and driver who is able to prioritize and multi-task
- Self-motivated and self-organized
- Available to work some weekends and evenings

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Mary Delaney, Executive Director, at Mary@cmcincy.org.

Community Matters

Social Enterprise and Events Manager

Posted:
Apr 25, 2018
Location: Community Matters Administrative Office, 2110 Saint Michael Street
Compensation Type: Exempt, full-time, salary
Reports to: Executive Director
Application Deadline: May 11, 2018

Job Overview
The Social Enterprise and Events Manager oversees operations, business development, and event coordination of The Sanctuary-a social enterprise event venue of Community Matters.

Core Job Responsibilities
Business Development
- Build market position by locating, developing, and closing business relationships
- Meet all business revenue goals by researching prospective clients in targeted markets, pursue leads and follow through to successful bookings
- Manage revenue tracking and data reporting for The Sanctuary
- Manage business marketing including website, social media, The Knot, and all other forms of marketing
- Understand target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to attract clients
- Build new vendor partnerships (preferred catering, lighting, sound, etc.) to advance revenue goals

Event Coordination
- Manage all event booking, coordination, and communications with renters
- Collect and manage all payments and agreement contracts
- Coordinate setup, planning, and all details for client use of Sanctuary
- Hire and manage temporary event staff
- Coordinate access to the space for all events and ensure proper security and condition of space before, during and after events

Facility Operations
- Coordinate and manage all set up, clean up with janitorial and event staff
- Maintain proper licenses, permits, etc. (alcohol, commercial kitchen, occupancy)
- Maintain proper condition of the Sanctuary and maintain compliance with the health department regulation of the commercial kitchen
- Manage all facility supplies and ensure space is properly prepared for events
- Manage pick up and setup of all rented event items
- Manage use of the space outside of paid events (Community Matters events, community usage, etc.)

Position Qualifications
Experience
- 2+ years of event leadership experience
- Demonstrated success in relationship building, both internally with colleagues and externally with clients, donors, and volunteers
- Demonstrated experience in event planning and management
- Demonstrated success in business development

Skills and Abilities
- Commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission of Community Matters
- Strong written and verbal communication/negotiation skills
- Flexible, focused, and well-organized team player and driver who is able to prioritize and multi-task
- Self-motivated and self-organized
- Available to work weekends and evenings

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Mary Delaney, Executive Director, at Mary@cmcincy.org.

The Mercantile Library

Administrative Clerk

Posted:
Apr 25, 2018
Part Time - 20 hrs weekly

The Mercantile Library Association consists of members who join, renew, resign, and depart throughout the year. The first responsibility of the Administrative Clerk is the maintenance of all records pertaining to membership, including management of the member renewal cycle and its associated billing function, and records of members' financial contributions to the institution. The Administrative Assistant also carries out routine office functions for the association, and reports to the Business and Membership Manager.

Duties Include
- Maintaining membership data
- Creating and compiling reports based on membership data
- Mailings related to membership renewal cycle
- Maintaining donor database
- Donor acknowledgement correspondence
- Maintaining Board records and correspondence
- Administrative billing and payments
- Ordering supplies
- Mail
- Filing

Associated Duties
- Other generally related tasks as assigned.

This position requires excellent organizational skills and proficiency with database management software. Applicant should have combined six years of work experience in a similar position and general post-secondary education.

The Mercantile Library is one of nearly two-dozen surviving membership libraries in the United States. Since 1835, The Mercantile Library has continuously sought out dynamic lecturers and speakers, experts on a wide array of subjects—politics, art, literature, science, religion and more. Our collection contains over 80,000 volumes and covers a broad range of subjects, including contemporary fiction, non-fiction, classics, history, poetry, travel, and more.

To Apply
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to cmessick@mercantilelibrary.com no later than 5 p.m. on May 7, 2018.

Learning Through Art

Marketing and Events Intern

Posted:
Apr 25, 2018
Deadline To Apply: 05/07/2018
Reports To: Program Manager
Days Flexible; Remote Available 15-20 hours/week

Job Description
Learning Through Art, Inc. is looking for a driven, organized intern who shares our passion for providing quality performing arts programs in support of arts education, literacy, community development and engagement, and encouraging multicultural awareness and understanding. This position is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a small non-profit organization and gain valuable interactions with professionals from a variety of backgrounds, including early education and the performing arts.

This internship requires 15-20 hours/week; select responsibilities of position can be completed remotely with supervisor’s permission. A small monthly stipend is provided. Course credit can be arranged. Rare nights and weekends required.

Responsibilities
- Create newsletters regarding pertinent programs and events
- Update LTA’s main and e-commerce websites
- Learn and utilize Sprout Social, Constant Contact, Canva, Animoto, and Square Space
- Cultivate public relations opportunities with guidance from supervisors
- Assist with office duties and program preparation as needed
- Assist Program Manager with volunteer coordination
- Assist with all aspects of event planning

Preferred Qualifications
- Superior organizational and communication skills
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks at a time
- Small writing sample is required
- Design eye preferred
- Pinterest savviness

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Nina Parr, Program Manager
Learning Through Art, Inc.
1420 Sycamore Street, Suite F50
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Or email to nina@lartinc.com with “Marketing and Events Internship” in Subject Line.

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Scenic Artist/Builder

Posted:
Apr 23, 2018
Cincinnati Landmark Productions, the parent theatrical organization for The Covedale Center for the Performing Art and the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater is seeking a part-time (25-30 hours a week) scenic artist/set builder.

Requirements
- Able to utilize technical equipment.
- Able to utilize tools for set work.
- Able and willing to follow instructions with good time management and problem solving skills.
- Carpentry skills to be utilized for building sets/painting.
- Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
- Able to read and write and communicate effectively.
- Thinks creatively.

Other Requirements
- Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Over 21 years of age preferred
- Candidate must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.
- Is a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communications skills.
- Able to work early mornings and afternoons (based on our production schedule).
- Able to drive a box truck.
- Even tempered and have a good sense of humor and be willing to work in a unique, and fun environment!

If interested, please email Denny Reed, Tech Director at dennyreed@clpshows.org (NO PHONE CALLS or WALK-INS PLEASE). When applying, please include a cover letter and resume. Deadline to submit resume cover letter and resume is Friday, May 4, 2018.

Start Date – immediate.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Technical Director

Posted:
Apr 23, 2018
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.

Job Title: Technical Director
Reports to: Director of Scenic Production
Direct Reports: Assistant Technical Director

Position Responsibilities
- Technical design of scenic elements, including structures and automation
- Coordination of technical issues with designers and other technical staff
- Generate cost and labor estimates and spec materials to be purchased
- Generate technical drawings, communicate technical design information to shop staff, supervise implementation of drawings, and monitor progress
- Supervise load-in and tech rehearsals as needed
- Supervise Assistant Technical Director
- Assist Director of Scenic Production with development of build and load-in schedules

Competencies
- Minimum of five years of LORT theatre or similar professional experience.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Experience working with nationally known designers and directors.
- The ability to work with a variety of personalities in a deadline driven environment.
- AutoCad drafting; familiarity with a wide range of scenic materials and construction techniques; and experience with designing stage automation, mechanical systems, and stage rigging.
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- Familiarity with OSHA-compliant safety programs a plus.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The position also requires the ability to frequently stand, walk, sit, and climb a ladder. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This is a full-time (12 month) salaried position. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and 401k and 403b pension plans. Position begins late June 2018.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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

Phil Rundle
Production Manager
phil.rundle@cincyplay.com
No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: May 18, 2018

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Assistant Technical Director

Posted:
Apr 23, 2018
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.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Director
Reports to: Technical Director

Position Responsibilities
- AutoCAD drafting of scenic elements
- Assisting the Technical Director in budgeting money and labor on productions
- Assisting the Technical Director in research, design, fabrication and programming of mechanical effects

Competencies
- BFA in technical production
- Demonstrated competency in AutoCAD drafting both 2D and 3D
- Basic computer skills required, including familiarity with Microsoft Office and email
- The ability to work with a variety of personalities in a deadline driven environment
- Basic time management, with the ability to self-critique work and strive for improvement
- Demonstrated competency in scenic fabrication techniques including GMAW steel welding
- Demonstrated competency in scenic rigging principals and applications
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record
- Familiarity with Creative Conner™ stage automation systems preferred but not required
- Familiarity of pneumatic power principals preferred but not required
- Familiarity of basic electrical power and control principals preferred but not required
- Familiarity with CNC router programing (Aspire™) preferred but not required

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The position also requires the ability to frequently stand, walk, sit, and climb a ladder. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This is a full-time seasonal hourly position. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and 401k and 403b pension plans. Position begins early July 2018.

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

Phil Rundle
Production Manager
Phil.Rundle@cincyplay.com
No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: May 18, 2018

Cincinnati Opera

Director of Education & Engagement

Posted:
Apr 20, 2018
Cincinnati Opera seeks an experienced manager and opera lover to serve as its Director of Education & Engagement. The professional in this role creates and manages a series of activities that increases our community’s engagement with Cincinnati Opera. The Director of Education and Engagement also serves as the primary staff liaison to a devoted corps of volunteers.

Successful candidates will have a deep familiarity with opera, excellent communication skills, the ability to inspire volunteers, a can-do attitude, a desire to connect with diverse segments of the community, the indefatigability of an entrepreneur, and the energy and organizational skills required to manage many projects at once.

The position offers significant opportunities to create programs ranging from lectures, performances, films, social events, etc. in collaboration with volunteers and staff teams.

Job requirements
Bachelor’s degree in one of the humanities from an accredited college or university. At least three years of professional experience with non-profit organizations. Familiarity with standard opera repertoire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Evening and weekend work required.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Application deadline May 4.

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

Cincinnati Museum Center

Facility Maintenance Technician

Posted:
Apr 18, 2018
Reports to: Director of Engineering
Department: Engineering
FLSA Status: FT, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Facility Maintenance Technician is a skilled worker responsible for the maintenance, repair and operation of heating, cooling, steam/hot water boilers, and boiler auxiliary equipment (generally falling under the heading of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and general building maintenance) within the Facility Operations Department. This position will implement new technology and lead the team in new technology use. The Facility Maintenance Technician will also demonstrate the ability to instruct and cross train others on advanced repairs in multiple trades (HVAC, electric, plumbing, specialized control systems, etc.) in multiple building operating systems.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Should have a working knowledge of tasks associated with operating a commercial building. Strong mechanical aptitude for working on HVAC equipment, but also ability to troubleshoot and make repairs and/or alterations in office areas to lighting, electrical outlets & switching, door locks and hardware, ceiling tiles, carpets, etc.
- Demonstrate proper procedures to isolate and lock-out systems for which they are responsible for and identify any deficiencies.
- Work with new and emerging technology including Building Automation Systems (BAS).
- Should have an understanding of wet, dry and pre-action sprinkler systems and be able to identify all associated components connected to these systems.
- Work with contractors, as needed, to supervise and insure they carry out the required work activities they were hired to perform.

Qualifications and Experience
High school diploma or equivalency required; Attendance at a vocational or technical school is preferred. Five to seven years of multi-trade experience with a concentration in HVAC, electrical, steam or plumbing. Two years of experience in the operation, troubleshooting and repair of building automation systems and controls. Universal certification to work with CFC’s (Chlorofluorocarbons) is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Must possess effective skills in problem solving, teamwork, and attention to detail.
- Must have a general knowledge and exercise good safety practices related to the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when the task at hand required it.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and the general public.
- Must be able to safely work on extension ladders and high lifts and have the ability to work in confined spaces.
- Must be able to understand instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters. Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds frequently, with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Must be able to identify and use general hand tools, some handheld power tools and some gas powered lawn tools.

Additional Requirements
This position may be required to report to work during adverse weather conditions even though the organization may be operating on an alternate schedule. This position may assist with snow and ice removal under the direction of a supervisor. Must participate in an on-call program with other members of the team to cover after hour calls. Must be able to work overtime and/or alternate shifts when necessary for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.

About the Department
The positions of the Facilities Division service the staff and public at the historic Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal. The Facilities Division provides building services, maintenance, security, custodial, landscape, utility, 24 hours a day, 363 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services for CMC, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing CMC’s liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the facility.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/Q2S6iv

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Frame USA

Custom Framer

Posted:
Apr 18, 2018
Company Overview
We are a dynamic, family owned business in Cincinnati, with over 35 years of providing excellent products to our customers throughout The United States. We treat our employees like family and refer to them as members and together we strive to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations. We provide every member with quality on-the-job training to ensure they have every opportunity to succeed. When selecting our members, we focus on each person's strengths to help them find the right job for their talents. We are seeking a Custom Art Framer to join our energetic team.

Job Summary
Complete custom and specialty framing orders in a timely and quality fashion. Assist customers in the design and creation of a framed product by integrating creativity and other artistic talents.

Essential Job Functions
Not inclusive of all job duties and responsibilities
- Complete custom frame orders for the Retail Store; including joining frames, cutting mats, cutting and handling specialty glasses, and properly handling and affixing artwork.
- Work and communicate with other team members to ensure smooth flow of order completions; quality inspections; problem solving.
- Confer with customers and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced. This process includes giving professional advice and recommendations, as necessary.
- Assist customers in the custom matting and/or framing of various varieties of artwork.
- Be responsible for incoming materials from outside vendors; getting materials checked and put away.
- Study different techniques to learn how to apply them to artistic endeavors. Study styles, techniques, colors, textures, and materials used in works undergoing framing, to ensure consistency and quality of piece.
- Interact with employees of other departments to ensure orders are timely, and accurate (meeting customer specifications). Consistently communicate with all parties to continuously improve customer-care processes.
- Adhere to all safety and sanitation rules/regulations. Keep work areas clean at all times. Assure mats and frames are put away after each customer consultation is completed, continuously check isles to make sure frames are in proper bins and that isles are clean and free of debris.
- Open and Close the Retail Store, greet and assist customers in their orders and purchases, process cash or credit payment, enter work orders, research customer purchase history, etc.
- Balance cash drawers and bag monies and place them in the company safe daily.
- Adhere to all safety and sanitation rules/regulations. Keep work areas clean at all times.
- Assure the Specialty Framing area is kept clean and organized.
- Assist in other areas of the Specialty Framing area such as wholesale order mat cutting, stock mat cutting, engraving, and plaquing.
- Perform other duties as assigned, to include creating “Raving Fans.”

Qualifications
Two or four year degree in Art, Design, or similar field, preferred. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles in the production of precision framing required. Hands-on exp. working as a framer preferred. Must possess exceptional problem-solving skills and have the ability to creatively and visually interpret design ideas.

Must be able to work overtime and/or flexible work hours, as required.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
This position requires extended periods of bending, lifting (minimum 20 lbs.), walking, sitting, turning, repetitive motion, and environmental conditions are temperature controlled. Workplace environment will be hot and cold at times. The physical demands and work environment described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply
Please submit résumé by email to jdam@frameusa.com or apply on line at www.frameusa.com > About us > Careers.

Frame USA

Graphic Artist

Posted:
Apr 18, 2018
Company Overview
We are a dynamic, family owned business in Cincinnati, with over 35 years of providing excellent products to our customers throughout The United States. We treat our employees like family and refer to them as members and together we strive to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations. We provide every member with quality on-the-job training to ensure they have every opportunity to succeed. When selecting our members, we focus on each person's strengths to help them find the right job for their talents. We are seeking a graphic artist to join our energetic team and sell posters.

Job Summary
Help our Print on Demand Process by resizing images in Photoshop and by sending images on the printer and printing them on a variety of paper and canvas types. Other job functions may include: laser Engraving, Plaquing, and Printing, wood mounting and laminating of items to be included as part of our picture frames offered to customers around the United States.

Essential Job Functions
Not inclusive of all job duties and responsibilities
- Use Photoshop skills to resize images. Illustrator skills are helpful.
- Print images on our wide-format printer using a wide variety of paper and canvas types.
- Other job functions may include: Laser Engraving, Plaquing, and Printing, wood mounting and laminating of items to be included as part of our picture frames.
- Download artwork for sample to send to customers for work we have received.
- Convert artwork to Vector format using Corel Draw, Illustrator and other art based programs.
- Submit preliminary or finished artwork or project plans to customers for approval, incorporating changes as necessary.
- Work with, techniques, colors, textures and materials used in works undergoing framing, to ensure consistency and quality of piece.
- Assist customers in the custom matting and/or framing of various varieties of artwork. This process includes giving professional advice and recommendations as necessary.
- Adhere to all safety and sanitation rules/regulations. Keep work areas clean at all times. Assure mats and frames are put away after each customer consultation is completed, continuously check isles to make sure frames are in proper bins and that isles are clean and free of debris.
- Perform other duties as assigned, to include creating “Raving Fans.”

Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Hands-on experience as a laser operator a must. Must have the ability to read, interpret information contained on instructional documents. Must possess Vector formatting and use of Corel Draw experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
This position requires extended periods of bending, lifting (minimum 30 lbs.), monitoring a computer screen, walking, sitting, turning, repetitive motion, and environmental conditions are temperature controlled. Workplace environment will be hot and cold at times. The physical demands and work environment described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply
Please submit résumé by email to jdam@frameusa.com or apply on line at www.frameusa.com > About us > Careers.

Miami University

College of Creative Arts Director of Marketing and Communication

Posted:
Apr 17, 2018
College of Creative Arts (CCA) Director of Marketing and Communication to be in charge of overseeing all marketing and communication efforts within the CCA related to both academic programs and to events produced by the academic programs; be responsible for leading a team of faculty, staff, and students who perform marketing and communications functions within various Departments and Programs in order to coordinate efforts in a strategic, efficient, and effective manner. The Director will also work collaboratively with the marketing and communications staff within the Art Museum and Performing Arts Series to ensure synergy between these units and the program and events connected to the CCA’s academic programs. This is an Unclassified, 12-month position. The Director will report directly to the Dean of the College of Creative Arts and is a key member of the Dean’s staff and the CCA Executive Committee. While the Director has no direct reports relative to annual reviews and salary assessments, it is the expectation that the Director will supervise students, faculty, and staff who work on marketing and communications initiatives within the College.

Responsibilities Include
Lead all marketing and communications efforts within the CCA and coordinating these efforts with staff in the Performing Arts Series and Art Museum; work closely with the Dean, Dean’s staff, and members of the Marketing/Communications team (i.e. those who work on these projects within the CCA) to create a strategy and plan for marketing and communications, both of academic programs and of events related to the academic programming; train and supervise students who work as part of the Marketing Communications team in areas such as graphic design, writing, and social media marketing; manage, develop, and maintain of digital communications and print collateral for academic programs and events; oversee the creation of news stories for the CCA’s website and s media; produce and disseminate press releases for events in the CCA; coordinate and curate web content for the CCA in collaboration with the Dean, the Department/Program Chairs, CCA staff, and University Communications staff; work closely with web support personnel to curate content and implement updates to websites within the CCA; coordinate with Departments and Programs across the CCA on management, strategy, and execution of social media marketing. In addition, monitor and manage photography and videography efforts in the CCA; help with the coordination and execution of Arts Day every fall; oversee the production of divisional newsletters and coordinate with Chairs/Directors on Departmental/Unit newsletters; serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the CCA and the CCA liaison to University Communications and Marketing; attend regular meetings with the Dean’s Staff, Executive Committee, and Alumni Advisory Board; represent CCA on university level marketing and communications committees; teacher of record for THE 200, Marketing practicum for Theatre Majors.

Require
BA, BS, or BFA undergraduate degree in Marketing, Arts Administration, Communication, Graphic Design, or a related field; five years of professional experience in marketing or communications; graphics design skills and working knowledge of applications within the Adobe Creative Suite such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator; experience working in a Content Management System; experience working with social media platforms; strong leadership and management skills; excellent verbal/written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical skills.

Desire
A Master's degree in Marketing, Arts Administration, Graphic Design or a related field; experience in an arts-related organization; experience leading multi-disciplinary teams; commitment to quality, innovation and process improvement, with an emphasis on collaborative teamwork; flexibility as a self-starter who takes initiative and accountability for projects; experience as a project manager; ability to perform duties and make decisions independently with minimal supervision or direction.

To Apply
Submit cover, resume, writing sample and list of three references to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=5534. Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2018 and continues until position is filled. Direct inquires to Connie Davenport at asherck@miamioh.edu.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

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

Contemporary Arts Center

Department Manager/Campaign Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 17, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Department Manager/Campaign Coordinator position.

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 full time position of Department Manager/Campaign Coordinator.

Overview
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks a highly motivated and organized problem-solver with strong administrative abilities and superior interpersonal, communications and computer skills. A successful candidate will be a quick learner, accurate, flexible and persistent, who will thrive and provide continuity in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. The candidate must be comfortable facilitating, communicating and working with a wide range of individuals. The candidate will be required to synthesize and summarize information, track and manage multiple deadlines, work independently and reliably, and be productive and efficient during the life of the campaign including an intensive period of planning and development. Schedule must be flexible as evening hours are needed for occasional CAC development related events. This position reports to the Chief of Development.

Department Manager Responsibilities
- Oversees the implementation of all day-to-day activities supporting the Chief of Development (COD).
- Schedules all donor and committee meetings; prepare all meeting materials in advance and be prepared to prep COD with donor profiles. Prepares for meetings with agendas, takes minutes and provides follow-up.
- Types memos, correspondence, reports and various routine forms usually from rough draft, and makes changes in grammar, punctuation or spelling as needed.
- Answers telephones and greet callers. Takes and relays messages, makes appointments, obtains requested information, gives directions and answers routine inquiries according to departmental policies and procedures.
- Maintains donor records and contact report updates in the prospect management database, run pledges and other reports needed and provide pertinent data to be used during the strategic process. Provides donor lists for mailings and publications. Maintains all updates in the database.
- Gift processing: records all gifts into the database in a timely manner, runs credit transactions for gifts and other purchases, handles daily batching with reports on designation to finance office for deposit and accountable to Accounting/Financial Services. Responsible for processing of stock gifts and estates and trusts. Enters credit card information into prospect management software and manages recurring payments.
- Ensures appropriate stewardship of gifts and are responsible for the entire acknowledgement process for donors including in-kind forms, thank you letters for tax purposes, gala art receipts letter to buyers and artists, etc.
- Creates all invoices and renewals of upper level members.
- Manages and continuously updates sponsors and other donors; communicates this information throughout the departments and ensures that there is appropriate acknowledgment in verbal recognitions, collateral materials, physical spaces and digital platforms.
- Works with prospect management software to asses and utilize features to benefit the CAC including further customization as new features become available. Train other CAC staff members on the system as needed.
- Performs related general office duties such as photocopying, collating and assembling documents, accepting and delivering interdepartmental correspondence, stuffing mailings and donor folders, organizing PR materials, sorting, classifying and filing materials, updating records and filing as directed, and so forth.
- Establishes and maintains hard copy and electronic filing systems.
- Administrative support of annual special events and ability to work flexible hours to support these events.
- Maintains Board of Trustees giving, sends invoices quarterly and provides excellent stewardship. Provides Board lists for mailings and publications.
- Oversees on-boarding of interns, manages all interns for the department by scheduling, assessing their performance, assigning duties and training.
- Prepares timely pledge reminder letters for donors with outstanding pledges and makes follow up calls.
- Makes weekly/monthly solicitation and renewal phone calls to donors under $1,000.
- Other miscellaneous duties, projects, and support.

Campaign Responsibilities
- Provides project management for assigned donor projects, including the workflow management and execution of all phases of fundraising projects as directed by the Chief of Development, which will entail: planning and strategy development, research and analysis, prospect identification, campaign/solicitations management, and donor stewardship.
- Oversees the implementation of the day-to-day activities related to the planning and execution of the campaign to include scheduling and supporting campaign committee meetings as well as producing campaign committee communications, meeting agendas, meeting minutes and tracking action items. Provides additional support as needed to campaign volunteers /consultants.
- Provides day-to-day management and execution of project tasks, including administrative support to the Chief of Development including booking all appointments, meeting preparation and follow-up, strategy execution, and client and donor communications.
- Production of donor deliverables, including: meeting materials, presentation decks, reports, brochures, donor acknowledgement materials, proposals, mailings and others as needed.
- Donor research and prospecting as needed to accomplish fundraising goals. Establish systems and processes for keeping senior leadership and clients abreast of project development and status.
- Plans and coordinates campaign events-house parties, dinners, tours etc.

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

Skills and Attributes
The CAC seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit arts sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work in a team oriented institution. The Manager will be working with a high-performance team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to proactively self-manage projects with minimal direction from the Chief of Development.
- Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft Office programs especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as ability to learn and adapt to new systems with minimal guidance.
- Acts with integrity, has high standards of professional conduct and respect for confidentiality.
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Desire and ability to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and to effectively anticipate donor needs and desires.
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills including strong writing, editing and presentation abilities.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals.
- A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of work experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department or business environment.

Organizational Responsibilities
The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to the Donor Bill of Rights and to being a donor centered organization.

The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors and prospective supporters.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by May 8, 2018 to:

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

Also, application materials can be mailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org. No phone calls accepted, nor will they be returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC)

YPCC Manager

Posted:
Apr 17, 2018
Status: Part-Time Employee
Timeframe: July 2018 start date, annual contract

Company Profile
Young Professionals Choral Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit Choral Organization for singers in the 21-45 year old demographic. This project-based ensemble has over 1,000 singers on its roster and presents a wide array of self-produced and community performances. YPCC is committed to creating connections – to local arts organizations, local businesses and singers with shared passions and interests - in its community through the creation of quality choral music.

Job Description
YPCC has multiple performing branches within the organization.

1. Self-Produced Cycles – KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director
Singers (approximately 150 every cycle) on the YPCC roster enter a non-auditioned 6-8 week Tues night rehearsal cycle in preparation for a large, thematic, self-produced concert (Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec, Jan/March, April/May).

2. YPCC On Call – Megan Boyd, Associate Director (w/ the help of Choir Captains)
Singers (approximately 75-100) on the YPCC roster attend “sing-in’s” at non-traditional rehearsal venues across the city (theatres, breweries, etc) in order to learn YPCC’s standard repertoire list in preparation for a variety of performing opportunities that are brought to YPCC (such as singing at corporate functions, weddings, arts events, backup for travelling shows, national anthems at sporting events, etc). All On Call singers join together once a year for a Brewery Concert in August, but primarily they are available to “answer the call” from partners looking to contract YPCC, and they head into the community in small groups of 4-16 singers at a time.

3. YPCC Community Carolers – YPCC Caroling Coach
Singers (approximately 40-50) on the YPCC roster audition to perform over 40 paid gigs (community festivals, private parties, holiday events) throughout the community in the months of November and December. They prepare approximately one hour of Holiday Carols and are sent out in groups of 4-8 singers at a time.

4. YPCC Chamber Choir – Megan Boyd, Associate Director
Singers (approximately 32) on the YPCC roster audition and are selected for an advanced opportunity to sing chamber music in a smaller ensemble.  Rehearsals are Wednesday nights, 2x/month January – June, culminating in a sophisticated concert offering in June.

5. Special Opportunities – KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director
YPCC is often provided with special opportunities (commissions, collaborations, etc) that require additional auditions, preparation and performance time.

The YPCC Manager serves as the organization’s primary Administrator and works primarily out of the YPCC Office in the Aronoff Center for the Arts (shared with the Cincinnati Boychoir) and remotely in direct collaboration with the Artistic Director. The Manager will be responsible for the following:

YPCC Manager ($7,500, avg 10 hrs/week)
- Office Management: Accounts Management, Office/Materials Management, Master Roster Management, Calendaring, Data Management, Accounting Liaison with the CFO of the Cincinnati Opera in a shared services agreement
- Gig Contracting: External Gig Booking, Rostering and Management for On Call & Community Caroling
- Volunteer Management: Securing Volunteers for concerts, events, rehearsal check-in, etc., co-liaison (shared with AD) with Volunteer Committees
- Ticketing Management

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher and will have an interest in arts administration. YPCC Manager must be exceedingly organized, have strong computer/database skills, have strong communication skills and be interested and invested in systems and strategies for managing contracts, scheduling and rostering singers, managing rosters, handling internal accounts, managing volunteers and more. YPCC has recently completed a strategic plan and is interested in organizational growth toward an Executive Director position with added Fundraising and Administrative Functionality, so candidates with that growth potential are appealing.

Timeframe & Hours
This is a part-time, employee position starting July 24, 2018 (with some possible shadowing prior to start date). Must have Tuesday Daytime Availability (starting July 24 2018), but additional hours can be managed remotely. The position of Production Assistant is also open, and, if combined with the position of Manager, candidate must also have Tuesday night availability in Sept/Oct/Nov/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May plus very occasional Wednesday nights and availability for 6 concerts (Oct, Dec, Mar, May, June, Aug).

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid monthly as an employee. Compensation will start at $7,500 and contract will be renewed annually. No benefits are offered for this position, other than the joy of working with a successful, unique arts organization.

To Apply
Please send via email to KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director at kellyann@ypccsing.org. Application should include:
- Cover Letter
- Resume with references

Applications accepted until Tuesday May 1, and selected candidates will be invited to interview in May 2018.

ypccsing.org

Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC)

YPCC Production Assistant

Posted:
Apr 17, 2018
Status: Part-Time Contractor
Timeframe: July 2018 start date, annual contract

Company Profile
Young Professionals Choral Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit Choral Organization for singers in the 21-45 year old demographic. This project-based ensemble has over 1,000 singers on its roster and presents a wide array of self-produced and community performances.  YPCC is committed to creating connections — to local arts organizations, local businesses and singers with shared passions and interests — in its community through the creation of quality choral music.

Job Description
YPCC has multiple performing branches within the organization.

1. Self-Produced Cycles – KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director
Singers (approximately 150 every cycle) on the YPCC roster enter a non-auditioned 6-8 week Tues night rehearsal cycle in preparation for a large, thematic, self-produced concert (Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec, Jan/March, April/May)

2. YPCC On Call – Megan Boyd, Associate Director (w/ the help of Choir Captains)
Singers (approximately 75-100) on the YPCC roster attend “sing-in’s” at non-traditional rehearsal venues across the city (theatres, breweries, etc) in order to learn YPCC’s standard repertoire list in preparation for a variety of performing opportunities that are brought to YPCC (such as singing at corporate functions, weddings, arts events, backup for travelling shows, national anthems at sporting events, etc). All On Call singers join together once a year for a Brewery Concert in August, but primarily they are available to “answer the call” from partners looking to contract YPCC, and they head into the community in small groups of 4-16 singers at a time

3. YPCC Community Carolers – YPCC Caroling Coach
Singers (approximately 40-50) on the YPCC roster audition to perform over 40 paid gigs (community festivals, private parties, holiday events) throughout the community in the months of November and December. They prepare approximately one hour of Holiday Carols and are sent out in groups of 4-8 singers at a time.

4. YPCC Chamber Choir – Megan Boyd, Associate Director
Singers (approximately 32) on the YPCC roster audition and are selected for an advanced opportunity to sing chamber music in a smaller ensemble.  Rehearsals are Wednesday nights, 2x/month January – June, culminating in a sophisticated concert offering in June.

5. Special Opportunities – KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director
YPCC is often provided with special opportunities (commissions, collaborations, etc) that require additional auditions, preparation and performance time.

YPCC Production Assistant ($850 stipend, 2hrs/week) *can be combined with YPCC Manager Position
- Reports to Artistic & Associate Directors to connect with venues
- Venue Setups
- Handling Access to Rehearsal/Concert Sites
- Moving & Securing Risers & Instruments for Rehearsals/Concerts
- Distribution of Music/Nametags, etc. to Singers at Rehearsals/Concerts
- Must have Tuesday night availability in Sept/Oct/Nov/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May plus very occasional Wednesday nights and availability for 6 concerts (Oct, Dec, Mar, May, June, Aug)

Timeframe & Hours
This is a part-time, contractor position starting July, 2018. Candidate must have Tuesday night availability in Sept/Oct/Nov/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May plus very occasional Wednesday nights and availability for 6 concerts (Oct, Dec, Mar, May, June, Aug). Candidate will need some daytime flexibility 2-4 times per year to handle pickup and delivery of risers and materials before large events. This person will need to be able to effectively communicate and execute production needs from the Artistic Staff of YPCC to venues and vendors for concerts and events.

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid quarterly as a contractor. Contract will be renewed annually. No benefits are offered for this position, other than the joy of working with a successful, unique arts organization.

To Apply
Please send via email to KellyAnn Nelson, Artistic Director at kellyann@ypccsing.org. Application should include:
- Cover Letter
- Resume with references

Applications accepted until Tuesday May 1, and selected candidates will be invited to interview in May 2018.

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Ticket Tele-Sales

Posted:
Apr 13, 2018
Theatre and Performing Arts Lovers Needed 

Compensation: Base + Commission + Bonuses

Hours
Part-time and up to 40 hours/week
- Minimum: 16 hours/week
- Maximum: 40 hours/week

We will be interviewing/hiring ASAP for qualified Sales Agents to join us in selling subscriptions for the 2018-19 Season!

The ideal candidate would not only be passionate about the performing arts but also about supporting a nationally recognized, nonprofit theatre in Cincinnati.
- Are you a theatre lover? YES
- Are you a music and/or arts lover? YES
- Do you love the performing arts? YES
- Are you a seller? YES
- Do you have an exceptional gift of gab? YES
- Are you patient, persuasive and charming? YES
- Are you computer-savvy? YES
- Can you start immediately? YES
- Do you love Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and supporting the local arts community? YES

Then we're looking for you to join our team!

THIS IS A TELE-SALES JOB SELLING SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK.

Great for:
computer savvy sellers, closers, music lovers, actors, actresses, artists, dancers, performing arts lovers, writers, talkers, singers, teachers, all creative types, persuasive and confident people, you.

Job Profile
- Calling new and past subscribers and patrons of the Playhouse to offer them subscription seats for the 2018-19 season
- P/T shifts: afternoon, evenings, Saturdays (you pick your own hours!)
- Flexible scheduling (minimum of 16 hours/week; maximum of 40 hours/week)
- Pay: base + commission + bonuses (and pizza parties!)
- Professional and comfortable work atmosphere in downtown Cincinnati
- Attend performances at the Playhouse

Requirements
- Must be literate with basic computer skills
- Successful sales background preferred
- Appreciation of theatre
- Comfortable with selling over the phone
- High-quality, customer service-oriented attitude
- Knowledge of theatre, plays, entertainment and other forms of the performing arts
- Ability to converse passionately and eloquently about the performing arts
- Ability to articulate eloquently, confidently and persuasively
- Focus, persistence and a diligent work ethic
- Ability to close a sale
- Self-motivation with a team-player attitude
- Availability of 16 hours/week, minimum
- Must be able to learn quickly

Application Instructions
Forward your cover letter and resume in PDF form to ajarvis@sdatel.com. State your availability, interest and best qualities in the body of the email. Make sure to include your phone number and email address for communication regarding the initial interview.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Security and Public Safety Officer (2nd and 3rd Shift)

Posted:
Apr 13, 2018
Reports to: Public Safety Shift Supervisor
Department: Public Safety
FLSA Status: FT, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Security & Public Safety Officer reports to their shift supervisor and is responsible for 24/7 365 day security and public safety coverage at all Cincinnati Museum Center buildings. Public Officers are responsible for patrol inside the Museums and exhibits, the outside perimeter of the building, and Cincinnati Museum Center grounds. Officers also monitor video surveillance, alarm systems, and access control systems. Officers will respond to emergencies, assist in the evacuation of patrons and staff, and apply basic first aid when needed. The Security & Public Safety Officer will provide a safe, hospitable and engaging environment for our patrons, guests, and staff to enjoy. Officers will follow the BOE quality standards of the “I Drive Our Culture of Excellence” program, and Museum Center’s Mission Statement. Cincinnati Museum Center Public Safety Officers are Essential Employees and are expected to report for duty during adverse weather and other emergency conditions.*

Responsibilities and Duties
Security and Safety Functions (80% of duties)
- Perform Life Saving First Aid in emergencies.
- Patrol 500,000 square foot building and grounds, open heavy doors, climb steep stairs and ladders to complete indoor and outdoor security rounds.*
- Inspect for security issues, including unlocked doors, unsecure areas, and unauthorized access.
- Generate written reports in a clear and precise manner.* i.e., Accident / Injury reports, Daily activity logs, and investigation report supplements.
- Coordinate effectively with other staff to solve problems, including through telephone, walkie-talkie, and base station radio microphone.*
- Monitor video surveillance, alarm systems, and access control systems.*
- Respond to alarms and security issues, including but not limited to guests in restricted areas, unlocked doors, fire alarms, hostile guests or employees, and damage, destruction, or vandalism of museum property and exhibits.*
- Maintain key log, and control badge and key access.
- Operate fire alarm system.* Operate intrusion alarm system.*
- Make identification badges and format security clearances.
- Work with other museum staff to ensure that all egress paths for fire safety are planned for and executed properly during emergencies.
- Other security and safety duties as assigned.

Customer Service Functions (20% of duties)
- Candidate must prioritize and demonstrate the five Building Organizational Excellence (B.O.E.) tenants of “Safety, Hospitality, Engaging, Effectiveness, and Credibility” while conducting Cincinnati Museum Center business.
- Maintain “Lost and Found” storage system. Assist guests and employees with questions or concerns regarding museum business, including but not limited to directions, loading and unloading, special events, parking, and museum services.
- Assist vehicle lock-outs.
- Assist stranded train passengers, or early passengers.
- Present a neat, clean, and non-threatening appearance for employees and guests.
- Interact with a wide range of personalities in a friendly and customer service oriented manner.
- Other customer service duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Two years of experience in security or a related field, including law enforcement, fire, military, or EMS (Preferred but not mandatory).
- Must pass a background check.
- Be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and safe driving history.
- Must have reliable transportation to report to various off site locations during various shifts.
- Be CPR, AED, and First Aid certified, or willing to become certified.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be comfortable with use of personal computer.
- Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, especially during emergencies.
- Ability to prioritize and effectively solve multiple issues simultaneously.

Working Conditions
- Normal office environment when completing administrative tasks associated with this position.
- Must be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to move briskly through the building, climb ladders and stairs, and respond quickly to alarms or emergencies that require security involvement.
- May be exposed to all weather conditions when performing rounds and duties outside.
- May be exposed to loud noises and a noisy office environment.
- May work flexible hours on various shifts and various days including weekend, holiday, and evening.
- May be exposed to hostile or uncooperative guests and employees.

Physical Requirements
- Hear normal conversation (Hearing aids acceptable).
- Be able to bend, stoop, or work with hands above shoulder level.
- Be able to perform physical duties, including but not limited to ability to safely lift and operate a 50 pound fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 pounds) to safety, place a person of at least 100 pounds into a wheel chair, administer basic first aid, and administer advanced first aid when properly trained.

To apply online go to:
https://goo.gl/Q1GF4n

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Visionaries + Voices

Studio Coordinator (Full time)

Posted:
Apr 12, 2018
Description
Visionaries + Voices is a non-profit organization that provides self-directed, professional studio space for artists with disabilities. The goal of the studio is to create art, build relationships, and develop professionally as an artist. The overall responsibility of the Studio Coordinator will be to support V+V artists in the studio, and promote the continued growth and development of the organization. This position will work closely with the Studio Director, Studio Coordinators, and V+V Artists. The Studio Coordinator will spend the majority of work time with V+V artists working on various projects and duties in the studio.

Responsibilities
- Promote a positive and inclusive studio environment
- Encourage V+V artists’ professional growth through workshops, artwork promotion, studio based projects, activities, and artist meetings
- Assist artists daily with all physical, emotional, and artistic needs
- Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
- Communicate daily studio-art-centered business with artists, staff, families, care providers, DDS team members, and other collaborating agencies, and supporters as directed by the Studio Director
- Put into daily practice activities, methodologies, and goals for each artist as written in his/her individual plan
- Attend yearly V+V artists’ support plan meetings, and oversee the authoring of goals and methodologies when   directed by Studio Director
- Work collaboratively with staff and artists to prepare and run exhibitions and special events both in and out of the studio setting
- Keep current on required training and continuing education classes
- Track daily documentation and attendance to meet DDS requirements
- Maintain and organize studio documents
- Help train, support, and engage volunteers
- Represent V+V professionally in the studio and community settings
- Organize, maintain, and document artwork electronically
- Maintain, clean, and organize studio and gallery space
- Transport artists to and from studio and community engagement opportunities
- Support artist activities in the community including but not limited to exhibitions, presentations, art fairs/festivals, field trips, and openings
- Assist with other projects and duties as needed

Qualifications
- High School Diploma; Bachelor’s preferred
- Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high-energy environment
- Background in art strongly preferred
- Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills
- Valid driver's license and driver's insurance
- Must pass FBI background check
- Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, and basic word processing software preferred

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@visionariesandvoices.com

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Technical Director (Full-Time)

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
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 107,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theatre productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 66,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 600 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

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

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

Position Overview
The ideal Technical Director (TD) is a skilled theater professional that is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of scenic construction, is familiar with lighting, sound, and AV, and will effectively navigate the complexities of a multifaceted work environment with an ambitious production calendar.

The Technical Director is responsible for overseeing all technical/scenic operations of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s productions, including lighting, sound, props, set design and construction.

The Technical Director maintains technical spaces and equipment and develops and enforces practices that ensure safe, efficient, and effective operation of the scenic operations of The Showtime Stage, The Scene Shop(s) and the Taft Theatre. The role directly supports the success of the scenic operations for 4 MainStage productions and 4-5 touring productions per year. The Technical Director reports to the Managing Director & CEO, and works alongside the Producing Artistic Director and in conjunction with the Production Stage Manager. The Technical Director assists in identifying and prioritizing needs and initiatives, finding creative solutions to achieve goals while conserving resources.

Responsibilities
- Safeguard and schedule maintenance of all technical assets of Showtime Stage facilities, including lighting, sound and communications equipment.
- Determine technical needs for MainStage, Showtime Stage and touring productions - technical specifications, schedules, budget and assisting in determining IASTE crew sizes. Order and obtain materials and manage scenic design budgets. Coordinate the stage and equipment logistics; including the loading and unloading of trucks with crew. Work with the carpenters and designers to determine build and maintenance schedules. Hire and supervise over-hire technicians.
- Approve designs with regard to safety, compatibility, feasibility, budget, and scheduling considerations. Create technical drawings and plans, either by hand or by CAD, and oversee and build scenery. Coordinate transportation of scenery to and from the theaters, coordinate the load-ins/strike and storage all sets, props, TCT’s lighting and sound equipment after the end of the shows.
- Advise the members of the production team on technical aspects of each theatrical project.
- Supervise and assist in the technical aspects of all shows, establish technical schedules for all productions; attend technical rehearsals. Ensure safety.
- Maintain technical spaces and equipment in the shops and theater spaces; monitor the condition of equipment and perform preventive maintenance; inspect equipment on a regular basis; develop a replacement and upgrade schedule for tools and equipment and arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints. Work with the Operations Manager to orient facility users to the safety, technical elements and other areas of the facility’s operations. Create and maintain inventories of technical supplies and equipment. Oversee the process of checking scenic elements in and out for rentals.
- Develop and enforce practices that ensure safe, efficient and effective operations of all theater facilities and the Scene Shop.
- Make recommendations regarding capital purchases of technical equipment.

Knowledge/Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Technical Direction with experience in a professional or educational environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and career experience in the field, but without a formal degree, will also be considered. Touring experience as a Technical Director is preferred but not required.
- Working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations including stage, set, sound and lighting design and implementation; stage management; appropriate safety precautions and procedures, and ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.
- Working closely with an experienced, tight knit, passionate, and dedicated staff, including artists and I.A.T.S.E. union members.
- Working knowledge of PC and Mac based productivity software, as well as functional familiarity with industry standard theatrical software, such as AUTOCAD or equivalent, and able to learn other software as needed.
- Prior supervisory experience of a team in a dynamic environment and in management of direct reports.
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills, both written and oral. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with various groups. 
- Ability to retain good humor and composure in stressful situations.
- Valid Driver's License required. Experience operating box trucks preferred.
- Able to lift, push or pull objects up to 100 pounds using appropriate tools and/or a work partner. Must be able to stoop, stand, safely climb stairs and ladders, and be comfortable using Genie lifts to assist with reaching heights.
- Able to maintain a flexible work schedule, which may include irregular and extended working hours.

Compensation & Benefits
- Salary range: $40,000 - $60,000
- Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service
- Generous PTO based on years of service
- Generous paid holiday schedule

Please send resume and references to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com as soon as possible.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Service Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Visitor Service Coordinator in the Visitor Services department. This is a FT position (35 hours per week) scheduled Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, ability and willingness to work on a weekend day is necessary.

Position Summary
The Visitor Service Coordinator acts as the liaison between the Director of Visitor Experience and the part-time visitor services assistants. Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the Visitor Service Coordinator is responsible for facilitating communication between the Visitor Services and Membership departments.  The Visitor Service Coordinator manages the frontline daily operations of the Cincinnati Art Museum is responsible for the general management of front line staff including Visitor Service Assistants and Visitor Service Aide volunteers. As a member of the visitor services staff, the visitor service coordinator understands how to deliver a gracious and enriching experience for all visitors of the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Visitor Service Coordinator helps with assisting visitors and volunteers, and in promoting all Art Museum initiatives—including membership, programs, and ticketing.

Responsibilities
- Manage the day to day operations in the lobby (including DeWitt on weekends) and parking booth, included, but not limited to ordering supplies and ensuring the appearance of the lobby and common areas is in accordance with Art Museum standards.
- Supervise and assist with Visitor Service Aide (volunteers) on the front lines. Provide feedback on training needs and assist with volunteer trainings.  Manage scheduling of the Visitor Service staff, including daily schedules and break coverage, and special event details.
- Implement policies and procedures within the visitor service team to support service standards of the Art Museum, enhance the visitor experience, and establish benchmarking standards of service for the visitor service team.  Maintain and update training manuals for visitor service staff, including ticketing manual.
- Oversee communications for the Visitor Service staff and other frontline team members, including management of the Visitor Service Department blog, Frontline Newsletter, and volunteer newsletter.
- In coordination with staff from Learning & Interpretation, handle all ticketing aspects for programs, including set up in the ticketing program, communication to the VS team, creation of information forms, and meeting reporting needs of the program manager. Work with the development department on ticketing for special events as needed.
- Ensure institutional standards are adhered to by visitor service staff members while serving the visitor, including obtaining/entering ticketing data, including answering any marketing questions for research purposes and following proper data entry methods.  Regularly evaluate data entry done by visitor services staff to address related issues.
- Work with Visitor Research Coordinator on obtaining visitor data through the ticketing system and supporting other research initiatives.
- Foresee visitor service needs in relation to events scheduled on the Art Museum calendar. Schedule staffing or ticketing needs accordingly. Additionally, be aware of external events that affect our staff, volunteers, and visitors and communicate accordingly.
- Work closely with other frontline staff members to ensure proper communication is implemented to enhance the visitor experience. Represent the visitor at Special Event discussions to ensure that needed information is shared with all frontline staff.  Attend other team meetings in other departments as needed for relationship building and interdepartmental communication.
- Assign tasks to Visitor Service Assistants and manage associated workflow to ensure tasks are completed.
- Serve as a liaison between the Membership department and Visitor Service Assistants, including the communication of goals and related team progress. Serve as an example of one who sells memberships successfully and keeps the membership mission in mind.
- Manage and supervise all visitor services staff, including screening, interviewing, hiring, and training new Visitor Service Assistants. Additionally, completing needed paperwork and profile management on systems for new employees. Conduct evaluations twice a year with Visitor Services team members.
- Work with the Director of Visitor Experience to consistently and proactively suggest new ideas to improve the visitor experience. Solicit ideas and feedback from other departments. Research best practices to enhance the visitor experience.

Requirements
- A high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years or more customer service and cash management experience required. Candidates must have the ability to work in a team environment, possess good oral and written communication skills, and have outstanding attention to detail and demonstrated database management experience.
- A Bachelor’s Degree, 3 or more years of customer service experience in a museum setting is strong preferred.
- A minimum of one year or more of supervisory experience is highly desirable.

Skills
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook email and the possess ability to learn museum ticketing and membership software systems
- The ability to analyze and interpret general business documents and understand their application.
- Strong and effective communication and motivational skills with visitors and employees, in person and over the phone. Must be able to present information as needed and answer visitor’s questions.
- Excellent customer service skills, previous sales experience a plus.
- Solid organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure to meet scheduled and unexpected deadlines.
- Ability to work as a team player, exercise diplomacy and make independent decisions.

Physical Requirements
Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds on regular basis.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@cincyart.org. An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Please note Visitor Services Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Museum Shop Manager - FT

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of a Museum Shop Manager. This is a full time staff position with an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Museum Shop Manager is responsible for all aspects of retail operations, including shop sales, online sales, merchandising, product development and maximizing profits. The Museum Shop Manager is responsible for serving the Art Museum visitors by supporting the Art Museum’s exhibitions and educational goals with appropriate merchandise.

Responsibilities
- Responsible for capturing and providing financial information on income and expenses including financial analysis of margins, merchandise turnover, inventory control methods and shrinkage, overhead, and merchandise returns.
- Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, and determining appropriate markdowns and discounts and coordinating with the Finance Department.
- Overseeing the daily operations of the Museum Shop and online operation, including scheduling and supervising paid staff and volunteers.
- Responsible for regularly re-merchandising shop with fresh merchandise, making all buying decisions, using fixtures, displays and signage, and maintaining organized shop and storage areas.
- Responsible for developing satellite shops if necessary, including budget planning.
- Responsible for buying or consigning merchandise which supports the special exhibitions, programs, and the permanent collection.
- Responsible for developing and producing merchandise based upon the Art Museum’s collection and branding.
- Maintaining and implementing shop handbook.
- Prepare design briefs for the Design Department related to special events and sales planned by the gift shop.
- Managing the Art Museum’s catalog & poster inventory; establishing tactics for reducing and liquidating portions of this inventory.
- Resolving customer complaints; examining returned merchandise for appropriateness.
- Reviewing all of the shop's sales on a daily basis and ensures sales goals are being met.
- Interviewing new applicants; hiring and terminating associates; training; and writing performance evaluations for all shop associates.
- Responsible through direction of others for processing of payables; shop sales/customer service; processing of online sales; receiving inventory; preparing shop banks; closing out daily receipts; processing of receivables; keeping shop stocked with packaging/register supplies and merchandise; scheduling, keeping store neat and organized; issuing gift certificates; pricing of merchandise; and developing signage for merchandise.
- Implementing necessary action to achieve plans and goals.

Requirements 
College degree with five years’ experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in successfully managing a retail department for an organization is required.

Skills Necessary
A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Must possess strong computer knowledge in Windows XP and Office 2000/03/07 versions, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook. Candidate must have a proven ability to successfully manage staff, as well as have experience working with volunteers.  Must have budget planning experience and capable to analyze sales data. Candidate must be able to think strategically to support the Art Museum’s strategic plan and financial goals.

Other Responsibilities
- Works cooperatively with other staff members to accomplish institutional goals.
- Treats co-workers and visitors with respect.
- Provides excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of the Museum.
- Maintains confidentiality and upholds the highest professional standards.
- Adheres to all institutional policies.

To Apply
Visit http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/about/work-here/ or contact humanresources@cincyart.org.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Museum Shop Merchandising Coordinator - PT

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time Museum Shop Merchandising Coordinator in the CAM’s museum gift shop.  This is a part time positon scheduled for 20-25 hours per week.

Position Summary
The Museum Shop Merchandising Coordinator assists the Museum Shop Manager in all aspects of Museum Shop operations including: maintaining the museum shop; providing customer service assistance to all visitors; mail orders; organizing and cleaning displays; checking in merchandise and ticketing; restocking merchandise; answering phones; ringing up sales; opening and closing registers; visual merchandising; product knowledge; inventory control; implementing shop policies; training shop volunteer staff and other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- With the Museum Shop Manager, plans and implements a comprehensive merchandising plan.
- Assists in developing and implementing a training program, working with the Museum’s volunteers and part-time staff. Assists in volunteer recruitment and management.
- With the Museum Shop Manager, plans the annual holiday open house and the satellite shops. Together with the Museum Shop Manager sets goals and timeline.
- Assists on-line shop manager with filling orders and other tasks, as needed.
- Responds to all inquiries from individuals about the Museum Shop.
- Actively pursues strategies for recruiting new Shop volunteers and training current staff and volunteers.
- Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by shop clientele.
- Provides staff support to the Museum Shop Manager and Director of Finance & Operations.
- Other duties as assigned by the Museum Shop Manager.

Requirements
High school diploma required, Associate Degree or higher preferred; retail experience, computer skills and excellent customer service skills required.

Skills Necessary
A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of word processing and other relevant computer programs. Ability to read and interpret documents pertaining to the field of retail; ability to write documents such as letters, receipts etc; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions regarding shop merchandise and the shop POS system; ability to respond to volunteer issues with sensitivity to both the volunteer’s wishes and the needs of the museum.

To Apply
Apply for Museum Shop Merchandising Coordinator by using the link below to the ADP job application portal:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=145164&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Gift Shop Assistants - PT

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part time CAM gift shop assistant to work scheduled shifts on weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the CAM Gift Shop Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Providing excellent customer service to the visitor of the Art Museum
- Assisting floor coordinator with stocking and merchandising the gift shops
- Assisting in opening and closing the shops daily
- Tracking all damaged merchandise for inventory
- Handling and shipping out all mail orders
- Managing the online store and completing all internet sales
- Assisting POS coordinator with marking and tagging merchandise, as well as organizing stock in the storage rooms
- Assisting with all aspects of special events and satellite shops
- Assisting with annual inventory process
- Researching artists, brands, books, etc.
- Maintaining records and budgets for volunteers
- Assisting retail manager with general administrative duties, which includes shop signage, ordering office supplies, typing up sales orders, purchase orders, filing, and researching distributors for book orders

Requirements
High school diploma or general education degree is required. Excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with others in a team environment, superb interpersonal skills, and ability to adhere to Art Museum policies & procedures are necessary. In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and be able to learn new software programs. Must be able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds and handle some physical labor.

To Apply
Visit http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/about/work-here/ or contact humanresources@cincyart.org.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Gallery Attendant - PT

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
Position Summary
Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a visitor friendly atmosphere; monitoring artwork and museum areas to ensure safety and security; monitoring alarm systems; dispersing and collecting keys; signing in and out contract employees and visitors, answering telephones for department; logging lost and found; assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Gallery Attendants will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed.

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

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

To Apply
Apply for Gallery Attendant - PT using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=137664&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Event Sales Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has a full-time opening for the position of Event Sales Coordinator in the Special Events Office.

Position Description
The Event Sales Coordinator is responsible for aggressively selling and increasing facility rental revenue for the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Events Sales Coordinator is also responsible for assisting in the planning and coordination of both internal and external events while consistently providing excellent customer service to all clients.

General Job Duties
- Planning and coordinating all rental events, working directly with catering, florists, and any other service personnel for an event. Supervising the set-ups for all events.
- Coordinating the logistics of events with external clients and vendors, internal event managers, and internal/ group committee heads and representatives.
- Answering questions and providing rental and event planning information to potential clients in person, over the phone, and by email.
- Schedule and execute facility tours with potential clients as needed. Assist chef with tasting demonstrations, planning, and executing menus and alcohol orders for events.
- Assist in the completion of Banquet Event Orders for clients and internal departments involved in event setup.
- Promotion of facility for event planning and rental.
- Preparing contracts for clients and coordinating contract details with vendors associated with the event.
- Designing sales kits and promotional information geared toward potential clients interested in facility rental.
- Overseeing budget, issuing charges back to the correct departments. Handling amp; processing purchase orders, invoices, income, and refunds.
- Creating amp; issuing work orders. Prepare amp; issue master calendar to entire museum staff.
- Handling all aspects of facility use and rental by internal committees and affiliated groups for internal meetings and events.
- Coordination of catering for some internal events.
- Establish contact and follow-up with all new, returning, and prospective clients interested in planning an event with the CAM in a timely manner.
- Tracking and maintaining statistical data on events.

To Apply
If interested please submit an application including a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: humanresources@cincyart.org or to Cincinnati Art Museum, Attn: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Due to the large number of applications received we are unable to accommodate phone inquiries about the status of applications.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Donald P. Sowell African American Internship Program - Summer

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has a paid summer internship position for a select African American undergraduate, who will have completed their sophomore year by Summer 2018. The Fellowship provides for one full time (up to 30 hours per week) employment opportunity for 10 to 12 weeks, at the rate of $10 per hour, and the opportunity to explore museum careers.

Who is eligible?
African American students who will have completed their sophomore year preceding the summer work period. Students must claim the Greater Cincinnati region as a permanent residence (60 miles radius of the Art Museum). Students do not have to be Fine Arts majors, or be committed to a museum career.

What does the fellowship entail?
Fellowship projects are based on staff needs and the Fellows’ interests. Please apply to any open intern position listed on the Cincinnati Art Museum’s website.

To Apply
If interested, please submit the following materials:

- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
- Please indicate in your cover letter that you are interested in the Donald P. Sowell Internship Program.
- A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
- A list of all college-level course work.

Visit http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/about/work-here/ or contact humanresources@cincyart.org.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Development Officer- Corporate Relations

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time position in the Development Department leading the museum’s corporate fundraising and sponsorship programs.

Position Summary
This position plans and manages the Art Museum’s development efforts relating to corporate sponsorship/membership programs. The position manages corporate support for the Art Museum by maintaining existing corporate partners; attracting and cultivating new business relationships; handling prospect research; writing appeal letters/proposals to corporations; conducting solicitations; and serving as a primary contact to the Art Museum’s Corporate Committee.

Responsibilities
- Plan and implement a comprehensive annual strategy to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate supporter for opportunities that include, but are not limited to:
    - Exhibition sponsorships
    - Special event sponsorships
    - Program related sponsorships
    - Corporate memberships
- Prepare budget, develop goals, approaches, follow-up activities and monitor progress through reports.
- Research and target corporate prospects, as well as make calls on corporate members for renewals and upgrades.
- Oversee the accuracy and timeliness of materials related to responsibilities and to the fulfillment of benefits.
- Lead the identification, cultivation and solicitation of sponsorships for exhibitions and other Art Museum programs.
- Handle special requests, suggestions and complaints made by corporate partners.
- Attend Development Events as needed.
- Conduct a minimum of 100 in person visits with current and potential corporate donors per year.
- Enter timely and accurate contact reports for all donor visits and maintain up to date information in Altru, the museum’s donor database.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Requirements
A four-year college degree minimum and three years of experience and/or training in the field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have at least one year of experience in Fundraising/Development or Sales/Marketing.  Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs; a familiarity with regional corporate community; and the ability to write accurate and persuasive communications.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional and friendly demeanor at all times while representing the museum and be willing to work well in a team environment. Candidate must be willing to work evening and weekends as needed.

To Apply
Apply for Development Officer using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=146065&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Café and Catering Servers

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Café and Event Catering Department.

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Hospitality Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Report to work with a positive, friendly attitude at all times.
- Must serve guests in a prompt, friendly and professional manner.
- Answer guest's menu questions and make suggestions.
- Provide excellent customer service to the customers of the café at the Art Museum.

Requirements
High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Prior fine dining restaurant experience preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from Art Museum staff, members, and the general public. Candidate must be dependable, organized, be able to meet the physical demands of position, and maintain a professional demeanor. Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours, a beautiful atmosphere, and a great work environment!

To Apply
Visit http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/about/work-here/ or contact humanresources@cincyart.org.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Summer Camp Instructors

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking three FT Summer Camp Instructors to work in the Summer Art Camps at the Cincinnati Art Museum. This is a FT temporary hourly position scheduled from May 29 through August 10, 2018.

Position Summary
The Summer Camp Instructors work closely with the Coordinator of Interpretive Programming and Assistant Director of Interpretive Programming in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Summer Camp. This position will assist in writing lesson plans and teaching art lessons with groups of up to 30 children ages 6-12. This position works cooperatively with Art Museum staff to decide on tour stops and topics. This position will also be responsible for day-to-day operations and be charged with prepping, cleaning, and organizing supplies. They will be expected to communicate with the Learning & Interpretation Division about managing supply levels.

Responsibilities
The Summer Camp Instructors have these primary responsibilities:
- Help coordinate, develop and implement the Art Museum’s Summer Camp in close cooperation with the Coordinator of Interpretive Programming and Assistant Director of Interpretive Programming.
- Collaborate with other Art Museum staff and volunteers.
- Assist in writing lesson plans for ages 6-12 based on a predetermined theme.
- Facilitate meaningful art making experiences for children ages 6-12.
- Facilitate the proper check-in and check-out process for each child.
- Prep, organize, and clean supplies.
- Work to engage all children in the Art Museum and help them learn about the Museum’s collection through interactive experiences in the gallery as well as in the studio.
- Maintains the art studio so that it operates efficiently, is sufficiently supplied, is clean and hazard-free, and suitably supports family programming at the Art Museum.
- Any other duties as assigned by the Learning & Interpretation Division.

Requirements
BA in art education, fine art, art history, museum education, or related field preferred. An ability to lead art making experiences with children ages 5-12 as well as manage a classroom setting is necessary. Previous education, art, and museum experience is an advantage, but not required.

The position requires excellent management and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with both children and adults, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with volunteers and other professionals. Ability to organize a large inventory of art supplies and learning resources is also required.

To Apply
Visit http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/about/work-here/ or contact humanresources@cincyart.org

CincyFlags

Designers

Posted:
Apr 11, 2018
Join a team of local designers to help express the uniqueness of Cincinnati's 52 neighborhoods!

Project Description
CincyFlags is a grant-funded project endeavoring to professionally design a flag for each of Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods capturing their unique character and identity with the goal of building neighborhood pride and creating a better sense of place. To accomplish this, we are looking for eight local contract designers to work through the summer and fall of 2018. Designers will work independently, but regularly meet as a team to support a cohesive final product.

Scope of Responsibility
- Create original flag designs for six to seven neighborhoods.
- Explore designated neighborhoods and communities.
- Meet with project team, community councils and residents.

Requirements
- Know your way around Adobe creative suite, especially Illustrator.
- Take a ton of community feedback and express it in a cohesive design.
- Give feedback on teammate design.
- Live in the area.

To Apply
Interested designers should email your portfolio link, resume and a quick intro statement to cincyflags@gmail.com. We’ve also got a short survey that we’d love you to fill out.

Applications are due by April 30th. Project will commence in May 2018 and culminate with an unveiling event in November.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Grants Manager

Posted:
Apr 6, 2018
Position Description
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 Grants Manager oversees proposal generation for all grant funders, including corporate and private foundations, Government agencies, and the Playhouse’s yearly Sustainability Funding submissions to ArtsWave. Additionally, she/he conducts research, identifies prospects, and develops profiles on foundation, corporation, and government sources of funding. The Grants Manager is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to: Director of Institutional Giving

Position Responsibilities
- Manages all aspects of the ArtsWave proposal process, including:
    - Coordinating 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 proposal and creating appropriate charts and infographics that strengthen and support the argument in collaboration with other departments and Executive Staff.
- Working with the Director of Institutional Giving, develops and maintains a grant application calendar for all grant 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 ongoing qualified prospect list of foundation and government funders.
- Manages detailed records on all current funders, both hard copy and electronic, and maintains records in Tessitura.
- All 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 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
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 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:

Rachel Kirley
Development Director
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
rachel.kirley@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: April 27, 2018

My State Threads

Machine Operators

Posted:
Apr 5, 2018
Job Summary
My State Threads, a state pride apparel company located in Blue Ash Ohio. We are looking to hire Machine Operators with experience in direct to garment and/or silk screening printing.

Applications are being accepted now, immediate openings for 1st Shift, Full-Time!

Responsibilities and Duties
- Operating direct to garment printers and an automatic pre-treatment machine
- Meticulously maintaining the above mentioned machines.
- Testing print quality in order to achieve optimal results.
- Print and produce orders following the information and specifics listed on the work order with an emphasis on accuracy.
- Maintain an organized and clean work area in order to efficiently produce printed materials.
- Continually learning new processes to increase efficiency as well as maintaining proficiency in operation of all current equipment.
- Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.
- Assist in various departments as needed to meet daily business needs.
- Perform all related duties as assigned by the Production Manager.
- Job involves moderate lifting.

Experience
- 1+ year experience with DTG and/or Screen Printing preferred

Shifts
- Shift 1: Mon-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm (some possible flexibility on this)

Benefits
- Medical
- Paid sick time annually
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Vacation

About Us
My State Threads sells high quality apparel with creative, eye-catching designs.Our team and our products aim to make you smile so you can pass it on and grow love in your community. Growing love is our ultimate mission as a company. To learn more about My State Threads visit www.mystatethreads.com

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Based on experience

Please send resumes to alex@mystatethreads.com

Culture Works

Development Manager

Posted:
Apr 5, 2018
Culture Works is the umbrella arts agency serving the Dayton Region. We are celebrating our 44th year of service to the community this year with a current annual organizational budget of just over $1 million and a small, but exceptionally dedicated staff.  We also utilize a stable team of excellent outside consultants who handle our accounting, graphic arts, and IT support.

Culture Works is seeking an experienced fundraiser to serve in the newly created position of Development Manager. Development Manager will serve a critically important role in assisting to coordinate the talent already being utilized by the organization through staff, consultants, and board involvement to ensure continued organizational growth.

The successful candidate will be a proven self-starter and multi-tasker, with a passionate commitment to the organization’s mission, excellent communication skills, and a successful track record in fundraising.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Development Manager leads all aspects of the Development Department. Specific duties include:
- Work with the CEO to develop organizational goals and strategic initiatives
- Create a Development Strategic Plan with emphasis on:
    - Work Place Giving
    - Corporate and Individual Major Gifts
    - Corporate and Family Foundations and Government Grants
    - Annual Fund Appeals
    - Prospect Identification
- Manage Membership, Sponsorship, Special Events and Planned Giving
- Develop new donors and maintain current relationships with individual and corporate donors
- Serve as staff support for the External Relations & Development Committee
- Provide oversight of all appeals, mailings, acknowledgments, and data entry
- As appropriate, manage contacts with vendors for printing, mailing, database, and special projects
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- At least three to five years of well-rounded fundraising background with a proven track record of “closing the deal”
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint with an overall understanding of the Windows operating environment
- Experience with fundraising software; Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge preferred
- Experience in Marketing and PR
- Ability to take initiative, work independently, and perform as a team player
- Exceptional communication skills, including proven ability to write effectively and speak persuasively
- Deadline and detail oriented
- Flexible and positive with a “can do” attitude
- Ability to work occasional nights and weekends as required for special events and other relationship-building activities

Other Information
- Culture Works is located in Downtown Dayton and provides free parking for its employees

To Apply
Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Culture Works Executive Director, Lisa Hanson at: lhanson@cultureworks.org

No phone calls please.

The position will remain open until April 30, 2018.

Culture Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates that reflect the diversity of the Dayton Region.

Frame USA

Posterservice Inside Sales Representative

Posted:
Apr 3, 2018
Company Overview
We are a dynamic, family owned business in Cincinnati, with over 35 years of providing excellent products to our customers throughout The United States. We treat our employees like family and refer to them as members and together we strive to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations. We provide every member with quality on-the-job training to ensure they have every opportunity to succeed. When selecting our members, we focus on each person's strengths to help them find the right job for their talents. We are seeking an inside sale representative to join our energetic team and sell posters.

Essential Job Functions
- Handle in-house existing customers to make sure we maximize results by expanding product offerings.
- Responsible for rack-track program sales, wholesale sales, and college market sales.
- Responsible for all in house Publishing accounts. This includes but is not limited to:
    - Forming relationships with all accounts.
    - Handling weekly to bi-weekly update emails and new product notifications.
    - Finding new ways to grow our business with each account.
    - Adding new publishing accounts to our business.
    - Meeting sales goals.
- Meet and exceed monthly sales goals (sales goals fluctuate due to nature of business).
- Investigate & sell new market opportunities, including but not limited to framed art & plaque sales.
- Help us to grow our Canvas and Print on Demand sales through various channels.
- Produce a minimum of 5 presentations to outside companies each month.
- Work to retain older customers that have stopped doing business with us by presenting new products.
- Make a minimum of 10 sales calls, including “Most Wanted List” calls, per day with other sales reps to try and recapture lost customers. Expectations of 25 outbound sales calls per day.
- Work with customers on developing sales quotes and closing sales transactions.
- Team up with the marketing department to produce advertising and promotional materials.
- Increase our college back-to school program and revive our Rack Business per Business Plan goals.
- Develop, review, update and implement strategic business planning for sales.
- Quality orientation and attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Responsible for representing the company at trade shows.
- Assist in answering incoming calls for Posterservice Inc.
- Answer all phone calls in a professional, upbeat, energetic manner.
- Respond to customer service inquiries from customers that come through via email or fax.
- Collaborate with appropriate warehouse staff (managers/supervisors) to assure customer orders are on track to be shipped as indicated on work order.
- Provide input with new products to other sales areas, including publishing and the internet sites.
- Send out catalogs and sales rep mailings on a weekly basis on product enhancements & pricing.
- Assist with entering and checking poster, plaque and framed art orders.
- Participates in sales meetings, as scheduled.
- New item entry when needed. Place purchase orders with select vendors for on-hand inventory.
- Adhere to all safety rules/regulations. Keep work area clean at all times.
- Perform other duties as assigned, to include creating “Raving Fans.”

Qualifications
Four year degree in Business, Communications, or similar field required. A minimum (1) year CSR or Sales experience. Must be proficient in using Microsoft applications and other methods/systems of data entry. Must possess excellent active listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced-environment. Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a team environment. Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a team environment. Exceptional time management skills, a must. Must be able to work overtime hours, as required.

To Apply
Please submit résumé by email to jdam@frameusa.com or apply on line at www.frameusa.com > About us > Careers.

Taft Museum of Art

Events Coordinator

Posted:
Mar 29, 2018
Contractor Position: Events Coordinator
Works for: Associate Director of Visitor Experience
Team: Visitor Experience
Status: This initially will be a 1099 contractor position.
Other: Free museum parking, free museum membership through 2018.

How to Apply
Send cover letter, résumé, and three references by email to hr@taftmuseum.org. Please use the words “Events Coordinator” in the subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks an Events Coordinator on a contract basis in the short term, with the possibility of the position becoming full-time. This position requires a high-energy, positive, professional, very organized team player who communicates proactively and is attentive to detail. The Taft plays an important role in Cincinnati’s resurgent downtown culture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to work at one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Position Overview
Working with the Associate Director of Visitor Experience, the Events Coordinator aids the Taft Museum of Art in delivering its mission: providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting, and out in the community. This is done through the coordination of an assigned portfolio of events from initial planning through to delivery, for both internal and external clients, per the Museum’s standards and contract expectations. Throughout these functions, this position is expected to support the TMA’s mission, vision, core values, and keep the safety of the historic house and collections foremost. This contractor position requires weekday evening and weekend day/evening hours, as he/she is required to be onsite for the duration of each event.

Core Responsibilities
Museum-Sponsored Events
- Assists Museum staff or auxiliary group members with all facets of special events in support of the Museum's mission, including creating and communicating menus to the designated caterer; creation and oversight of work orders and site preparation; and management of the event schedule/logistics.
- Completes administrative duties as related to Museum-sponsored events, including maintaining special event calendar/schedule; developing and maintaining budgets; and attending event planning meetings as necessary.
- Remains on-site for duration of events to ensure Museum rental policies and procedures (including safety and those pertaining to the house/collections) are followed and standards maintained.

Private Rental Program
- Assists customers in creating bids for a range of corporate events, social events, and weddings per standards agreed upon with the Associate Director.
- Assists in the year-round marketing and contracting of the private rental program, including meeting and negotiating contracts with prospective clients, providing tours of the facility, and reviewing the Museum's rental policies.
- Assists the Associate Director in the administration of private rental program departmental budgets (creation, projection, monthly reconciliation) and ensures completion of all caterers' commissions, vendor invoices, and client payments.
- Communicates rentals schedule to other departments, including the President’s office, Development, Finance, and Security, and post events on the Museum's electronic schedule.
- Remains on-site for duration of events to ensure Museum rental policies and procedures (including safety and those pertaining to the house/collections) are followed and standards maintained.

Museum Liaison to Vendors (including rental companies, caterers, valet)
- Confirms receipt of proper current contracts, licensing, insurance, and/or permits from all vendors.
- Ensures event vendors and service employees are trained/certified in accordance with local and state regulations and Museum guidelines (TIPS/alcohol awareness, safety guidelines, life-safety training, etc.).
- Solicits in-kind contributions and services as appropriate.

Other Duties
- Assists Museum staff with maintenance, cleanliness, and order of terraced garden area and shared support areas including kitchen, break room, and walk-in cooler areas.
- Assists Museum staff and vendors with scheduling of maintenance and event /facility cleaning needs throughout the year.
- Inventory control of existing equipment, including linens, service ware, paper goods and plastics, tables and chairs; arranges rentals as needed.
- Assists the Associate Director and Chief of Security in the administration of the work order process. Communicates proactively to all key stakeholders. Coordinates scheduling, set-up, deliveries, and breakdown/cleanup with security vendors and trained service staff. Acts as secretary at the weekly operations meeting.
- Special projects as assigned by the Associate Director of Visitor Experience.

Required Competencies (Skills)
- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals and Core Values: Understands and embraces the Museum mission and goals. Models, reflects, and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Communication and Collaboration: Is personable and possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Highly effective in collaborating across the Museum.
- Initiative and Priority Setting: Detail-oriented, with multitasking and organizational skills. Able to successfully navigate a range of conflicting demands on a daily basis and deal with the ambiguity sometimes created by event clients.
- Professionalism and Results Orientation: Highly motivated, professional, creative, articulate, goal-oriented, and possessing the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented.
- Technical Expertise: Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Experience with Microsoft Office programs, to include Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. In addition, this candidate must oversee events for extended periods of time and react quickly to tense situations and emergency situations.

Required Education and Experience
- Undergraduate degree plus at least one year of relevant experience; OR an associate’s degree plus at least two years of relevant experience; OR more than three years of relevant experience.
- Strong numeracy, literacy, and verbal communication skills gained through formal education or significant work experience.
- Experience in planning complex events requiring strong project management skills.
- Demonstrated success in the operational execution of events, including communicating with the public, dealing with difficult situations, and overseeing issues involving safety and security of the public or building facilities.

About the Taft
The Taft Museum of Art, which opened in 1932, is one of the finest small art museums in the United States. Located in downtown Cincinnati, the Museum is part of a resurgent downtown culture. A founder-based museum, the Taft presents the collections of Charles and Anna Taft, noted Gilded Age collectors. The holdings consist of European old master and 19th-century paintings; 19th-century American paintings and sculpture; European decorative arts, with strength in French Renaissance enamels, Italian maiolica, and watches; and American Federal-period furniture. Works from the small, exquisite collection are lent selectively to leading international museums. The facility comprises a historic house (built c. 1820) that is on the National Historic Register and a modern wing completed in 2004.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at The Taft Museum of Art, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Specialist, Special Exhibits

Posted:
Mar 29, 2018
Reports to: Manager of Special Exhibits
Department: Special and Temporary Exhibits
FLSA Status: PT, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Special Exhibits Specialist will work on the floor in any special exhibits hosted by the Cincinnati Museum Center. Specialists are expected to maintain a safe, hospitable, engaging, credible, and effective environment for our guests in our special exhibitions. They accomplish this by providing interpretation of exhibit content and objects, leading floor programming, assisting special presenters, and assisting guests with interactive activities. Specialists will work with other departments as needed in order to promote the Museum Center through special events that require support from the Special Exhibits Department as well as provide installation security for incoming exhibits that are artifact based. Specialists provide the main point of contact for guests within an exhibit and are attentive to any needs guests have. Specialists are also responsible for ensuring the safety of artifacts under the care of the Cincinnati Museum Center throughout the duration of a special exhibit, adjusting to the specific needs of a given exhibit and the expectations of the exhibit company.

Responsibilities and Duties
80% Facilitation of Exhibition Experience
- Provides protection and safety for our guests and the exhibits*
- Maintains a hospitable, engaging and credible educational experience for our guests*
- Interprets exhibit content, objects and specimens utilized in museum programming in an engaging and credible way*
- Assists visitors with interactive activities

10% Exhibition Operations
- Assist with proper open and close of exhibition as necessary
- Assist with exhibit maintenance and cleaning as necessary

5% Training and Development
- Attend content training sessions as appropriate
- Ongoing training and furthering of local and organizational knowledge

5% Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience
- Must possess High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum Associate’s Degree or working toward a Bachelor’s degree in history, science, education, or equivalent preferred.
- Previous experience in museums or non-traditional education settings a plus.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, holidays, evenings, and weekends.
- Teaching, instructional, or theatrical experience helpful.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Excellent public relations and verbal communication skills are required
- Versatile, enthusiastic and creative
- Ability to work and interact with a diverse visitors of all ages and learning styles
- Ability to communicate with other staff and volunteers through oral and written communications in an understandable and pleasant manner in order to develop and maintain working relationships with peers
- Due to the rotating nature of Special Exhibits, it is necessary for the Special Exhibits Specialist to be highly flexible and adaptable to the changing requirements of various exhibits.

Additional Requirements
Some evening, weekend, and holiday hours will be required. The majority of time is spent in an exhibit environment with special lighting and other effects. Other work may be oriented throughout Cincinnati Museum Center’s main campus at Union Terminal. Travel to other facilities such as the Geier Research & Collections Building, the Eulett Center, or other off-campus locations is a possibility.

To apply online please go to:
https://goo.gl/LP6Pa5

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Taft Museum of Art

Café/Event Servers

Posted:
Mar 29, 2018
Position: Café/Event Servers
Report Directly to: Chef Manager
Department: Visitor Experience
Status/Employment: Nonexempt/Part-time Employee
Hours: Will vary based on Café, Wedding, Program and Events-typically 10-12 hours per week.
Wage: Starting hourly rate $5.00 hour plus tips.
Benefits: Benefits free parking, Museum membership, Employee Assistant Program, Employee Development Opportunities, Shop and other discounts.

How to Apply
Send cover letter, resume and 3 references by email to tafthr@taftmuseum.org by April 30th, 2018. Please use the words “Café Server” in the subject line. No calls, please. Those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA) is seeking part-time Café/Events Servers who wants to be part of one of the smallest fine art museums in the USA. With a growing art museum audience and membership, we have a need for experienced servers/bartenders to be a part of our Visitor Experience Team. Flexibility is important, as this position will flow to the needs of the museum, depending on café needs, special events, catering, exhibition openings, weddings, teas, and other unique venues.  Located right in downtown Cincinnati, the TMA is part of a resurgent downtown culture, for unique dining experiences and the arts. If you are friendly, positive, team player who can deliver excellent guest service in food and beverage, in many different situations, this position is a great match. Previous server experience required.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chef Manager or Director of Visitor Experience, the Café/Event Server supports the TMA mission of providing a meaningful experience by connecting people with great art in a historic house by ensuring our café/event guests have an excellent food and beverage experience. The TMA server is friendly, positive, polished professional who is responsive and dedicated to providing genuine hospitality to all guests, members and team members.

Required Competencies (Skills)
- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals and Core Values: Understands and embraces the museum mission and goals.  Role models, reflects and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity and collaboration.
- Communication: Skilled communicator, both in speaking and listening.
- Fast pace and pressure: Ability to deal with multiple priorities. Does not get flustered under pressure. Maintain professional demeanor, always, with staff, customers, members and visitors.
- A true passion for serving others: Really enjoys the restaurant industry and serving others.
- Professional: Presents a professional appearance, demeanor and approach to visitor at all time. Dependable, organized, and able to meet the physical demands of position

Required Education and Experience
- High School Graduate/GED
- 2-4 years' experience as server.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principal at The Taft Museum of Art, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.