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

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The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

Learner Experience Director

Posted:
Jan 18, 2019
Reports to: Executive Director

Overview
We are creating a brand-new role at Baker Hunt, the Learner Experience Director(LED). The LED will manage the learner experience from start to finish. You will engage, support, and track the learner from the first moment they start looking for an art class to the time they provide feed-back on how they enjoyed the class. We need someone who is learner focused and caring, who is detail oriented and thorough, and who always looks for a better way to accomplish tasks. The position requires resourcefulness to engage new students through marketing and communication, to expand Baker Hunt’s role in the community, and to exceed learner’s expectations while on campus and off.

Main Responsibilities
- Develop/Manage/Administer all learner registrations and data.
- Develop/Mange/Administer social media content.
- Develop/Manage/Administer website content.
- Obtain/Manage/Administer feedback from students.
- Provide input on the development of course materials and program content.
- Work closely with Program and Education Director(PED) on effectively scheduling usage of campus space/facilities.
- Participate in the representation of BH to outside arts organizations, schools and adult organizations, coordinating efforts with Executive Director(ED) and PED to educate the community about BH and its programs.
- Actively find ways to improve “the learner experience.”
- All other duties as assigned by ED

Requirements
- BA in Art Education, Art History, Public Management or Non-Profit Management preferred or 3 years’ experience in related position
- Experience in customer or student service preferred.

Knowledge & Skills
- Thorough Knowledge of Microsoft Suite of products or similar software
- Previous use and management of Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
- Robust written and verbal skills
- Ability to organize, coordinate and direct multiple projects from inception to completion
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to consistently meet deadlines
- Effective at building strong internal and external partnerships
- Ability to analyze data and make recommendations for improvement to class schedule and offerings.
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Capacity to handle a large and varied workload.
- Previous Website Management is a plus

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to karen@bakerhunt.com by February 15th.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Marketing Internship

Posted:
Jan 18, 2019
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2019. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Marketing Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, leading up to our 2019 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s fifth annual Summermusik festival season and the 45th anniversary season of the Chamber Orchestra.

Dates
7 weeks, July 15 through August 30, 2019.

Working Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

Stipend
$1,000. Interns receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:
- Assist Marketing and Development Coordinator with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2019 festival, including but not limited to:
    - Coordinate and manage onsite social media at all rehearsals, performances and special events
    - Assist with promotional programs
    - Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
    - Conduct video interviews leading up to the festival for use on social media
    - Update and maintain media files
    - Distribute marketing materials throughout the community
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Knowledge of social media platforms
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software such as Artful.ly a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- 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
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

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 marketing and communications.

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to anklan@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Marketing Internship.

Contact
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that is celebrating its 45th anniversary season in 2019 and that 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.

For additional information about the CCO, visit www.ccocincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Production Internship

Posted:
Jan 18, 2019
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2019. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Production Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2019 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s fifth annual Summermusik festival season and the 45th anniversary season of the Chamber Orchestra.

Dates
7 weeks, July 15 through August 30, 2019.

Working Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

Stipend
$1,000. Interns receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties May Include:
- Assist General Manager a variety of tasks related to festival event and concert production, including but not limited to:
    - Act as the main driver of the festival van
    - Concert preparation
    - Assistance with music librarian duties
    - Escort guest artists to various events, rehearsals and performances
    - Volunteer management at events and concerts
    - Backstage concert production for rehearsals, concerts and events at venues around town
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

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 Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software such as Artful.ly 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
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

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 and event production.

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to anklan@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Production Internship.

Contact
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that is celebrating its 45th anniversary season in 2019 and that 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.

For additional information about the CCO, visit www.ccocincinnati.org.

Educational Theatre Association

Events Administrator

Posted:
Jan 18, 2019
Supervisor: Events Director
FLSA Status: Temporary, non-exempt position

Job Description
EdTA seeks a detail-oriented individual to support the administration of the registration process for the International Thespian Festival.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international association with more than 135,000 active members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills.

EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Job Responsibilities
- Support the processing of more than 4000 event registrations.
- Confirm that all documents related to more than 4000 program registrants are complete and accurate.
- Manage aspects of the event registration help-desk, fielding calls and questions, to ensure that each registrant is properly registered and prepared to attend the event.

Qualifications
- Problem Solving Skills — Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations.
- Customer Service Skills — Puts the customer first at all times. Works to resolve customer issues in a friendly, thoughtful, timely manner.
- Communications Skills — Ability to express ideas and thoughts verbally;  write effective and clear communications; exhibit good listening and comprehension skills; keep others adequately informed; select and use appropriate communication methods.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Interest in theatre or the arts preferred.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Events Administrator) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 2/5/18.

No phone calls, please.

ArtsConnect

Kids Camp Assistant Counselor

Posted:
Jan 17, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Job Title: Assistant Counselor
Supervisor: ArtsConnect Education Director

Position Purpose
Assistant Counselors are responsible for a particular age group, 7-9 or 10-12. They will assist Lead Counselors with art activities, supplies, and teaching for that particular age group. They will be expected to plan and lead games, songs, and activities that compliment the art activity for each day/week. Assistant Counselors also provide the after care for the camp.

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

Essential Job Functions
Assistant Counselors will:
- Work with Lead Counselors, during camp hours, to implement art lessons, manage supplies, and motivate campers.
- Provide the after care of the camp.
    - Close the building.
    - Admit campers to camp and dismiss campers to their parents (depending on the shift).
    - Plan and lead camp activities, such as games, songs, and discussions.
- Oversee snack and break times.
- Attend regular planning meetings and trainings.

Core Competencies
Assistant Counselors will:

Remain Composed
— remains calm under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated in challenging situations; is mature, handles stress, and remains calm while handling crisis.

Mentor and Develop — provides teaching, mentoring, and motivation to camp participants; provides appropriate and timely positive feedback.

Conduct Her/Himself Ethically — acts within the law and with integrity both on and off the job.

Required Qualifications
Assistant Counselors must be at least 18 years of age, must have a high school diploma, and must enjoy working with children. A desire to teach art to children and some undergraduate experience in education or the arts and/or taking care of children, possibly in a daycare or childcare facility/program, is desirable.

Special Requirements
Assistant Counselors should know how to properly and safely handle art tools, such as scissors, X-Acto type knives, glue, glue guns, paints, inks, and clay. Use of the kiln may be required but will be handled in conjunction with the Lead Counselor and/or the Education Director.

Physical Aspects of the Job
While performing the duties of this position, Assistant Counselors are frequently required to walk, stand, sit, see, talk and hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, and to reach with hands and arms. Assistant Counselors must be able to lift and carry between 15 and 50 pounds.

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

Work Environment
Assistant Counselors will normally work in a camp environment with as many as sixty 2nd to 6th grade children, which will be, at times, noisy. Assistant Counselors will be required to participate in programs/camps which will occur in various environments including outside environments.

Classification
This is a full-time hourly position that is not exempt from the overtime requirements of the FLSA. This position is seasonal (generally from late May through mid-August) and does not entitle Assistant Counselors to unemployment compensation or benefits upon completion of each camp season.

Expected Hours of Work/Attendance Requirements
The normal hours for this position depend upon the schedule worked. The assistant counselors will work from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the normal work week is 40 hours.

Given the need to assist in camp activities during camp hours and to assist in the supervision of campers during camp, attendance is an essential function of this position.

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

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

To Apply
Download the application form and return it via email to kflamm@springfieldtwp.org.

ArtsConnect

Kids Camp Lead Counselor

Posted:
Jan 17, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Job Title: Lead Counselor
Supervisor: ArtsConnect Education Director

Position Purpose
Lead Counselors are responsible for co-creating art curriculum with the Education Director, implementing lessons, motivating campers, and leading Assistant Counselors for a full-time summer art camp.

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

Essential Job Functions
Lead Counselors will:
- Work with the Education Director to implement lesson plans for various camp themes that are community centered.
- Lead art projects.
- Manage the supplies needed for each day of art camp.
- Motivate and inspire campers to be creative, expressive and respectful of one another’s thoughts and ideas.
- Demonstrate necessary skills needed for campers to be successful and to complete each lesson.
- Plan and lead activities such as camp games, songs and discussions.
- Delegate tasks to Assistant Counselors.
- Mentor campers and Assistant Counselors.
- Conduct the necessary reflective assessment during and following each lesson.
- Attend regular planning meetings and trainings.

Core Competencies
Lead Counselors will:

Remain Composed — remains calm under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated in challenging situations; is mature, handles stress, and remains calm while handling crisis.

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

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

Mentor and Develop — provides teaching, mentoring, and motivation to Assistant Counselors and camp participants; provides appropriate and timely positive feedback.
Conduct her/himself ethically — acts within the law and with integrity both on and off the job.

Required Qualifications
Lead Counselors must be at least 18 years of age and must have either completed undergraduate work in art education or comparable arts experiences. A state-issued art education teacher license is ideal but not required.

Creativity and enthusiasm for the subject and for children in grades 2-6 will be essential to do this job. An understanding of how to lead and mentor multi-aged children and Assistant camp counselors is essential.

Special Requirements
Lead Counselors should know how to properly and safely handle art tools, such as scissors, X-Acto type knives, glue, glue guns, paints, inks, and clay.  Use of the kiln may be required but will be handled in conjunction with the Education Director.

Physical Aspects of the Job
While performing the duties of this position, Lead Counselors are frequently required to walk, stand, sit, see, talk and hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, and to reach with hands and arms. Assistant Counselors must be able to lift and carry between 15 and 50 pounds.

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

Work Environment
Lead Counselors will normally work in a camp environment with as many as sixty 2nd to 6th grade children, which will be, at times, noisy.  Lead Counselors will be required to participate in programs/camps which will occur in various environments including outside environments.

Classification
This is a full-time hourly position that is not exempt from the overtime requirements of the FLSA. This position is seasonal (generally from late May through mid-August) and does not entitle Lead Counselors to unemployment compensation or benefits upon completion of each camp season.

Expected Hours of Work/Attendance Requirements
The normal hours for this position are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the normal work week is 40 hours.

Given the need to supervise Assistant Counselors and to direct camp activities during camp hours, attendance is an essential function of this position.

Selection Process
A resume will be reviewed with a rating of education and experience. An oral interview will be conducted along with a motor vehicle records check, reference check, background investigation, and a copy of a teacher license (if available) will be submitted.

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

To Apply
Download the application form and return it via email to kflamm@springfieldtwp.org.

The Ohio State University

Director of Facilities, Wexner Center for the Arts

Posted:
Jan 16, 2019
The Wexner Center for the Arts (Wex) is The Ohio State University’s (OSU) multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. The Director of Facilities is responsible for proactively ensuring the timely and meticulous care and preservation of the Wexner Center’s signature building, in turn ensuring the center’s ability to present the highest quality experience for artists, visitors, Wex staff and partners alike. The role includes facilities management and maintenance, building operations, custodial services, safety/emergency management planning, and project management pertaining to all aspects of the center’s facilities, including Mershon Auditorium. Serves as the primary liaison for facilities and operational issues with senior Wex management; OSU Facilities, Operations and Development (FOD); university and external facility users; and appropriate regulatory agencies. This role has primary responsibility for logistical, operational, and building systems management of an architecturally significant 100,000 sq. ft. multi-disciplinary arts center complex. Designed by Peter Eisenman, opened in 1989, the Wex building proper is comprised of 13,000 square feet of exhibition galleries, a flat floor black box performance space with configurable seating from 150-300 (or 500 standing capacity), a 295-seat film/video theater, a store, and a 90-seat cafe. In addition, the center administratively oversees and programs a 2,400-seat proscenium auditorium (Mershon, built in the 1950’s), to which the Wex is physically connected – all of which support a year-round schedule of more over 300 programs.

The Director of Facilities also has primary management responsibility for routine upkeep, maintenance and modernization, capital improvements, and facilities modifications, including managing and/or coordinating the efforts of external vendors or project teams engaged for various initiatives (including architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, and other planning and design professionals). He/she also ensures the completion of projects within budget and on time.

This position is responsible for space utilization management and sourcing and procurement of furniture, fixtures, and equipment to support a staff of approximately 70 plus numerous part-time workers and interns; mail distribution and delivery; and maintaining onsite and offsite storage. Develops and manages a departmental budget of approximately $420,000.

Required
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; significant experience (5 years minimum) in managing highly public facilities, especially museum, cultural, and/or gallery facilities; health care; or class ‘A’ office; demonstrated knowledge of building management industry standards and practices, safety standards, and codes to operate facilities and manage projects; knowledge of facility equipment and major building systems, including plumbing, electrical, building envelope, HVAC/climate control and security systems; professional experience with capital projects and small construction management in excess of $2M, including knowledge of construction principles and regulations; demonstrated skill in interpreting construction documents such as bid contracts, general conditions, agreements, specifications and architectural drawings; proven skill in budget preparation and management, and cost control; ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects, programs and events with competing and conflicting deadlines, including monitoring work to ensure completion in a timely manner when there are interruptions, changing priorities, changes in workload, deadlines, and competing requirements; ability to conduct on-site inspections for quality control and maintenance needs; inspection to involve walking, standing, climbing, stooping, crouching and lifting; demonstrated skill in managing vendors, technical consultants, staff and projects, including organization of priorities, clear communication of expectations, training, development, and retention; demonstrated skill in communicating professionally and effectively with all levels of staff to respond to needs, determine priorities, and manage expectations; ability to interact effectively with Wex staff, university partners, vendors, consultants, donors and the public; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to write effective correspondence, project documentation, report comments and reviews, and briefing materials; strong communication skills to express, both orally and in writing, the mission of the Wex and the facility and functional needs of the Wex; ability to make oral group presentations to provide information; interpersonal skill in negotiating and exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions or solutions.

To Apply
Please visit https://osujoblinks.com/9j62.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Mindful Music Moments

Content & Communications Support

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Classification: Hourly
Schedule: 15-25 hour a week

Mindful Music Moments is a fast-growing organization serving more than 100 schools in Ohio and beyond with mindfulness and classical music. In 2019, MMM will expand its content to include Mindful Poetry Moments, a targeted preschool MMM program, and a healthcare/hospital program.

We are seeking a Content & Communications Support professional to join our small team to:
- Create content and manage the archive of recordings and print materials.
- Create and share content via email, social media and print.
- Develop relationships with arts and education partners to share stories, improve products, and mindfully connect on a regular basis.
- Part-time hourly to start. Our goal is to develop this into a full-time position.

Candidates must be:
- Outstanding communicator and clear writer.
- Organized self-starter. Able to drive improvement processes.
- Experienced in social media.
- Bonus skills: background in education, mindfulness and/or music.
- Able to respond to client requests within same business day.

Position available as of February 1, 2019. Contact Stacy Sims at stacy@citysilence.org. For more information visit www.citysilence.org.

ArtWorks

Apprentices

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Apprentices (Ages 14-21)

ArtWorks is hiring passionate, young artists (must be between the ages of 14-21) who are eager to create art, make a difference in the city, work in diverse teams, and build new skills. Apprentice wages start at $10.44.

Our projects start on June 3, 2019 (which includes Apprentice orientation), and last for 4-8 weeks. Please note: In observance of 4th of July, there will be an unpaid, summer break week from July 1-5, 2019 during which no project work will take place.

A typical project schedule is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday-Friday. Additional year-round after-school employment opportunities are available during spring and fall.

Have Questions? Email or call 513.333.3609.

Online Applications are OPEN JANUARY 1, 2019
1. Fill out an application online by February 24, 2019 OR print a paper application and bring it with you to your interview.

2. Schedule your interview
- Interview Weekend is March 2 & 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 21C Museum Hotel. Click here to schedule your interview.
- If you are unavailable during Interview Weekend please email or call 513.333.3601 to schedule a make-up interview. Make-up interviews are March 5, 2019, 4-7 p.m. at the Over-the-Rhine Cincinnati Recreation Center.

3. Letter of Recommendation
- Ask a Teacher or Mentor to complete our Letter of Recommendation Form and bring it filled out to your interview.

4. Complete Two Drawing Samples & Short Personal Essay
- Click here to download the drawing sample guidelines and the Extended Answer section.

Links to all required forms:
Apprentice Application_2019 ONLINE VERSION
Apprentice Application_2019 PRINT VERSION
2019 Drawing Samples (Apprentice Applicants)
2019 Recommendation Form (Apprentice Applicants)

Please do not call to inquire about the status of your application. All applicants will be notified by employment decisions by mid-April.

ArtWorks

Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Job Title: Teaching Artist (ages 25+)
Location: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Program Manager and Director of Workforce Development
Pay: Wages starting at $16.00; Teaching staff position salaries will be determined based on qualifications and experience

Dates
- Summer program, June 3 to August 2, 2019
- Mandatory orientation May 29 through May 31, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Most projects will last 4-8 weeks. Length of projects may vary from project to project. In observance of 4th of July, there will be an unpaid, summer break week from July 1 to 7 during which no project work will take place.

Hours
Hours are generally Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the summer.

Application deadline: February 24, 2019.

ArtWorks’ mission is to transform people and places through investments in creativity. As one of the area’s largest employers of visual artists, our focus is on employing youth and creative professionals to collectively produce award-winning public works while developing their skills in: leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and goal setting. Teaching staff work side-by-side youth Apprentices ages 14-21 creating positive environments that foster youth’s interests, relationship development, and growth mindset.

Requirements
- Must be at least 25 years old
- BFA, graduate degree, or commensurate experience in the arts and education
- Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, communication and decision-making skills
- Must demonstrate proactive leadership with ability to take initiative, balance priorities and meet deadlines
- Must have the ability to motivate diverse teams, and teach to varying degrees of artistic knowledge and ability

Responsibilities
Professional Development
- Attend all required orientations and trainings including Red Cross certification and safety training
- Come with a curiosity to learn, develop, and grow
- Participate in workshops through discussion, discovery, and utilize resources throughout projects to problem solve, develop team rapport, grow teaching skills
- Interest in developing professional skills through skill-building, networking, and career-minded workshops

Youth Development
- Share technical and professional skills with youth Apprentices and act as a role model/mentor
- Collaborate with Lead Teaching Artist in coordinating and establishing group working norms, and aide in the development of ensuring positive and collaborative team dynamics

Project Execution
- Manage expectations set by ArtWorks and Lead Teaching Artist; adhere to ArtWorks procedures and safety protocols, take on additional responsibilities as needed to ensure the safety of the team and worksite and project execution
- Help complete project goals, achieving excellent results both in artwork quality and youth Apprentice experience
- Work with fellow staff to maintain clean workspace and equipment, as well as help conduct final cleanup and inventory all supplies
- Assist fellow Teaching Staff in leading small groups of youth Apprentices to execute the project
- Mentor Junior Teaching Artists in leading small groups of apprentices to execute the project

The successful candidate will be...
- A good listener and have a positive attitude
- Empathetic, team-player, and able to create a safe and supportive workplace
- Open to feedback, learning opportunities, and self-growth
- Detail-oriented in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines

Application Process
- Fill out an application and all required forms online at ArtWorksCincinnati.org
- Upload a cover letter, current resume, five-ten work samples and a letter of recommendation or three references.
- Selected applicants will be invited to interview in March. All applicants will be notified of hiring decisions by mid-April.

About ArtWorks
Since 1996, ArtWorks’ has been transforming people and places through investments in creativity. The organization is a workforce development and job-training program where art is the vehicle that trains and employs local youth and professional talent to create art and community impact. ArtWorks has hired over 3,300 youth and 2,900 professional artists who have completed over 12,000 public and private art projects. ArtWorks has also trained over 630 creative entrepreneurs contributing to Cincinnati’s economic growth. To learn more or to support ArtWorks, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

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

ArtWorks

Lead Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Job Title: Lead Teaching Artist (ages 26+)
Location: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Program Manager and Director of Workforce Development
Pay: Wages starting at $26.00; Teaching staff position salaries will be determined based on qualifications and experience

Dates
- Summer program, June 3 to August 2, 2019
- Mandatory orientation May 29 through May 31, 9-1 p.m.
- Most projects will last 4-8 weeks. Length of projects may vary from project to project. In observance of 4th of July, there will be an unpaid, summer break week from July 1-7 during which no project work will take place.

Hours
Hours are generally Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the summer.

Application deadline: February 24, 2019.

ArtWorks’ mission is to transform people and places through investments in creativity. As one of the area’s largest employers of visual artists, our focus is on employing youth and creative professionals to collectively produce award-winning public works while developing their skills in: leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and goal setting. Teaching staff work side-by-side youth Apprentices ages 14-21 creating positive environments that foster youth’s interests, relationship development, and growth mindset.

Requirements
- MFA; graduate degree or commensurate experience in the arts and education
- Must be at least 26 years old
- Excellent personal portfolio as well as adequate experience leading youth in large-scale art-making programs
- Knowledge and understanding of project management tools and strategies: (ie. proven ability to set and achieve deadlines, take initiative, proactively problem-solve, and manage team goals)
- Experience managing project budgets
- Experience developing youth with varying degrees of artistic ability, with the mindset to meet youth where they are so they can learn, grow and succeed

Responsibilities
Professional Development
- Attend all required orientations and trainings including Red Cross certification and safety training
- Come with a curiosity to learn, develop, and grow
- Participate in workshops through discussion, discovery, and utilize resources throughout projects to problem solve, develop team rapport, grow teaching skills
- Interest in developing professional skills through skill-building, networking, and career-minded workshops

Youth + Staff Development
- Set clear expectations and goals with team
- Serve as a role model and mentor to apprentices and project staff
- Reflect on and complete youth Apprentice and staff evaluations
- Develop team process and group norms (ie. staff meetings, group communication, and team expectations)

Project Management (project execution, logistics, group expectations)
- Attend all planning, development, and wrap-up meetings throughout the project timeline
- Complete weekly plans and budgets, procure materials and supplies, manage apprentice attendance and other paperwork, and assume responsibility for outcomes of project
- Manage Teaching Staff team on a daily basis by providing direction, feedback, and delegating responsibilities
- Deliver a high-quality, finished product within the timeline
- Demonstrate technical skills and work with apprentices one on one and in large groups
- Adhere to and enforce ArtWorks’ protocols and policies as stated in the Seasonal Employee Manual and safety guide in a fair, impartial manner
- Communicate with…
    - ArtWorks staff about any project issues (behavioral, attendance, site) or needs in a timely manner
    - Teaching staff team through regular team meetings
    - Youth Apprentices to set expectations, provide performance feedback, share skill/technique practices, and alert them to any shifts in schedule

The successful candidate will...
- Be an effective and consistent communicator
- Possess strong leadership skills
- Use sound judgement when making decisions
- Be an expert in their artistic own practice
- Inspire a shared vision
- Be cool under pressure

Mural Requirements
Many of our projects are large-scale murals, and there are specific requirements for working on these types of projects
- Ability to instruct others how to properly mix paint colors and demonstrate application techniques
- Ability to break down the mural process effectively for leading a team

Application Process
- Fill out an application and all required forms (online is encouraged, but a printable PDF application is available) at ArtWorksCincinnati.org
- Upload a cover letter, current resume, five to ten work samples and a letter of recommendation or three references.
- Selected applicants will be invited to interview. All applicants will be notified of hiring decisions by mid-April.

About ArtWorks
Since 1996, ArtWorks’ has been transforming people and places through investments in creativity. The organization is a workforce development and job-training program where art is the vehicle that trains and employs local youth and professional talent to create art and community impact. ArtWorks has hired over 3,300 youth and 2,900 professional artists who have completed over 12,000 public and private art projects. ArtWorks has also trained over 630 creative entrepreneurs contributing to Cincinnati’s economic growth. To learn more or to support ArtWorks, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

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

ArtWorks

Junior Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Job Title: Junior Teaching Artist (ages 22-24)
Reports to: Program Manager and Director of Workforce Development
Pay: Wages starting at $11.85; Teaching staff position salaries will be determined based on qualifications and experience

Dates
- Summer program, June 3rd-August 2nd, 2019
- Mandatory orientation May 29th through May 31st, 9-1 p.m.
- Most projects will last 4-8 weeks. Length of projects may vary from project to project. In observance of 4th of July, there will be an unpaid, summer break week from July 1-7 during which no project work will take place.

Hours
Hours are generally Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the summer
Application deadline: February 24, 2019.

ArtWorks’ mission is to transform people and places through investments in creativity. As one of the area’s largest employers of visual artists, our focus is on employing youth and creative professionals to collectively produce award-winning public works while developing their skills in: leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and goal setting. Teaching staff work side-by-side with youth Apprentices ages (14-21) creating positive environments that foster youth’s interests, relationship development, and growth mindset.

Requirements
- Must be at least 22 years of age
- Must have some arts education, training, or experience and may currently be obtaining a BFA
- Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, communication and decision-making skills
- Must demonstrate proactive leadership with the ability to take initiative and balance priorities
- Must have the desire to learn new techniques, as well as teaching skills to support varying degrees of artistic knowledge and ability.
- Ability to take direction and constructive feedback to successfully execute the project assigned

Responsibilities
Professional Development
- Attend all required orientations and trainings including Red Cross certification and safety training
- Come with a curiosity to learn, develop, and grow
- Participate in workshops through discussion, discovery, and utilize resources throughout projects to problem solve, develop team rapport, grow teaching skills
- Interest in developing professional skills through skill-building, networking, and career-minded workshops

Youth Development
- Share technical and professional skills with youth Apprentices and act as a peer role model
- Assist in coordinating and establishing group working norms, and aide in the development of ensuring positive and collaborative team dynamics

Project Execution
- Manage expectations set by ArtWorks and Lead Teaching Artist; adhere to ArtWorks procedures and safety protocols, take on additional responsibilities as needed to ensure the safety of the team and worksite and project execution
- Help complete project goals, achieving excellent results both in artwork quality and youth Apprentice experience
- Work with fellow staff to maintain clean workspace and equipment, as well as help conduct final cleanup and inventory all supplies
- Assist fellow Teaching Staff in leading small groups of youth Apprentices to execute the project

The successful candidate will be:
- A good listener and have a positive attitude
- Empathetic, team-player, and able to create a safe and supportive workplace
- Open to feedback, learning opportunities, and self-growth
- Detail-oriented in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines

Application Process
- Fill out an application and all required forms online at ArtWorksCincinnati.org
- Upload a cover letter, current resume, five work samples and a letter of recommendation or three references.
- Selected applicants will be invited to interview in March. All applicants will be notified of hiring decisions by mid-April.

About ArtWorks
Since 1996, ArtWorks’ has been transforming people and places through investments in creativity. The organization is a workforce development and job-training program where art is the vehicle that trains and employs local youth and professional talent to create art and community impact. ArtWorks has hired over 3,300 youth and 2,900 professional artists who have completed over 12,000 public and private art projects. ArtWorks has also trained over 630 creative entrepreneurs contributing to Cincinnati’s economic growth. To learn more or to support ArtWorks, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

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

Music Resource Center — Cincinnati

Studio Assistant

Posted:
Jan 15, 2019
Looking for a great way to help teenagers in your community? Do you have a strong background in music and would like to put it to use?

The Music Resource Center — Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for students in grades 7-12 to learn about music and recording after school. The mission of the Music Resource Center — Cincinnati is to inspire teenagers in a culturally diverse and 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. We are currently seeking a Studio Assistant to teach the basics of our programming to new members. To start, this contracted position will be for 2-4 hours per week at a rate of $12/hr.

Responsibilities
- Facilitates and is involved in all music production activities and orientation with new or younger members at MRC.
- Proactively addresses studio issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC members.
- Trains MRC members and volunteers in the use of music production techniques and equipment.
- Potentially teach outreach digital recording/sound engineering to teens.
- -Proactively builds rapport and mentorship relationship with newer members.
- Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of the facility.

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Strong and broad background in popular music styles, including familiarity with all forms of rap/hip-hop and r&b music. Must also be familiar with or willing to learn about other styles.
- Understanding of rap/hip-hop lyrics and songwriting.
- Strong background in audio technology and production. Formal training preferred.
- Must be familiar with and willing to learn and teach current recording and production software (including Garage Band).
- Experience working with teens.
- Strong interpersonal problem-solving skills.
- Strong and professional electronic communication skills.
- Performance experience and proficiency on an instrument is a plus.

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

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check.

MRC – Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Camp Counselor

Posted:
Jan 14, 2019
Position Title: Camp Counselor
Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Camp Director
Category: Seasonal, Temporary
Department: Education
Schedule: 35-40 Hours/Week
Revision: December 2018

Purpose
With direction from the CincyNature Camp Director and Site Coordinator, plans and delivers summer day camp experiential programs for youth ages 5-13. Works as part of a team of counselors to carry out all functions related to CincyNature summer camps. Executes all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities
- Deliver top-quality summer day camp experiences in nature for youth.
- Work with a team of counselors and other staff at one of two CNC sites: Rowe Woods in Milford, OH, or Long Branch Farm & Trails in Goshen, OH.
- Guide children ages 5-13 in hands-on environmental learning activities and projects, hikes, songs, stories, games, and crafts as they actively explore the world around us. Campers learn about their environment by experiencing it, enjoying it, and learning to care for it.

These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

Education and Competencies
- High School Diploma or higher preferred

Communication
- Excellent oral communication skills
- Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

Qualifications
- A hearty interest in the outdoors and enthusiasm for sharing that interest with children
- Some knowledge and training in natural science preferred
- Experience working with children
- A sense of humor, creativity, and initiative
- Desire to work as part of a team
- Procure and provide proof of current First Aid and CPR certification prior to training week
- Must pass a background check under the BCI code and FBI code 5104.013 as required by ODJFS

Commitment
- Training week June 3-7, hours typically 8am - 4pm daily, Monday through Friday
- Camps begin June 10 and end August 9, with one week off July 1-5 (unpaid). Hours typically weekdays, 8:30am-4:30pm, with some longer or shorter depending on the camp and other responsibilities.

Work Environment
- The work is performed on-site, almost exclusively outdoors in the nature preserve.

Physical Demands
- This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

To Apply
Please visit our career page at cincynature.org or visit the following link:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=4555&clientkey=F9665C610703DD80EA5F2AC819F0048A

ArtsWave

Accounts Payable and Payroll Staff Accountant

Posted:
Jan 14, 2019
The Staff Accountant provides accounts payable and payroll support to the organization. Reporting to the Controller, the primary responsibilities of this position will be semi-monthly processing of invoices and payroll, serving as the primary contact for benefit administration, and maintaining personnel files and vendor records. Leading candidates for the position will pay outstanding attention to detail, have strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an hourly position with estimated hours at 30 hours per week.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Compile, analyze and report A/P data to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
- Ensure that vendors are paid on a timely basis
- Assist with the preparation of 1099 forms
- Ability to record time, reconcile payroll as well as create payroll reports when necessary
- This position will also support the accounting team: reconciling benefits bills to payroll deductions, General Ledger, and ad-hoc reporting
- Responsible for all payroll data entry, new hire setup, terminations, leave of absence, and benefits deductions
- Coordinate human resource benefit administration functions including health and disability insurance and 401(K) plans and maintain personnel records
- Complete tasks with accuracy and timeliness
- Answer and direct incoming general phone calls when necessary
- Help with special projects as needed

Required Qualifications
Qualified candidates should have an Associates degree in accounting with work experience in the accounting field. Candidates must be highly organized with the ability to use logical thought processes to solve problems, to identify more efficient processes and implement them, to effectively work under pressure, and to produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
- Associates degree in accounting and/or a minimum of 1 to 2 years accounts payable, payroll and/or bookkeeping experience
- Experience with a non-profit is considered a plus
- Understanding of accounting software and payroll applications
- Strong analytical skills
- Proven ability to work in a team environment and to communicate both verbally and in writing
- Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
- Commitment to the vision, mission, and values of ArtsWave

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, theater, 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 devin.davidson@artswave.org by February 1. Please use the words "Staff Accountant" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide references and salary requirements.

Taft Museum of Art

2019 Summer Camp Instructor

Posted:
Jan 11, 2019
The Taft Museum of Art is seeking experienced art educators to join its Summer Camp team.

Reporting to the Manager of Youth and Family Programs, the Summer Camp Instructor is responsible for planning projects and activities for the campers, planning the weekly field trip with assistance from the Manager of Youth and Family Programs, organizing the student art exhibitions that end each week of camp, and directing the day-to-day work of two college interns. The work schedule is 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

An instructor is needed for each of the following camps (please note the 4th-7th grade camp position is a two-week commitment):

Students Entering Grades 4-7
June 17-21, 2019 OR June 24-28, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Our week-long camps for grades 4-7 will have you painting, sculpting, and drawing like a master artist. We will also explore the great art the Cincinnati area has to offer during a weekly field trip.

OR

Portfolio Workshop, Students Entering Grades 8-12
July 8-12, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Students in grades 8-12 can take their artistic skills to the next level in our portfolio builder workshop. In this workshop, you decide which projects inspire you and work with our professional art teacher to create original works of art ready for display. Our weekly field trip will introduce you to art and inspiration throughout the city.

Qualified candidates will have three or more years of experience teaching art education in a classroom setting, experience creating lesson plans and age-appropriate art projects, and the ability to create a fun and respectful atmosphere.

Compensation is $1,100 per week.

To Apply

Please apply through our website by sending a cover letter, resume, and sample lesson plan.

Click Here to Apply

Vincent Lighting Systems Company

Service Technician

Posted:
Jan 11, 2019
Reports To: Service Manager

Summary
A full-time technical position for field service coverage in the US Midwest Region. Will provide testing and energizing of control systems, bench repair of electrical and electronic equipment, as well as repairs in the field. Provide customer support as well as execute equipment designs for Project and Product Sales.

Duties/Responsibilities
- Provide proper operation of lighting control equipment and related systems.
- Assist customers in the troubleshooting of lighting control equipment.
- Provide for a timely repair of customers’ equipment.
- Provide inside support coordination and technical assistance for outside technicians and sales personnel.
- Coordinate calendar and priority of work assignments with service manager and project manager.
- Execute custom work orders, repairs, and system turn-ons as assigned by the service and project managers.
- Maintain proper records and files for:
    - All equipment that needs or has been repaired by the Service department.
    - Project systems service activity.
    - Technical and engineering drawings and information.
    - Service department inventory of parts, swap out and repair equipment, supplies and tools.
- Work with vendors to arrange for parts, supplies and additional repair services.
- Initiate customer billing for service department activities.
- Will travel throughout a 5-state area.
- Assist in the design, engineering and fabrication of new equipment and devices that Vincent Lighting Systems may provide.
- Perform other duties and assigned and directed.

Requirements
- A BA in Technical Theatre, Electronics Certification or equivalent experience is required.
- Must have good communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Must have good organizational skills, with an attention to detail.
- Working knowledge of architectural and entertainment control systems and their proper application is strongly preferred.
- Must have PC based computer skills (Microsoft Office).
- Must be able to travel (including overnight) throughout a 5-state region.
- ETCP (Entertainment Technician Certification Program) Certified Entertainment Electrician is a plus.

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

To Apply
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: Taine Gilliam, Service Manager, Vincent Lighting Systems, 6161 Cochran Rd Ste D, Solon, OH 44139, fax 216-475-6376 or email jobopp@vls.com. No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Marketing Associate

Posted:
Jan 10, 2019
Position Title: Marketing Associate
Classification: Salary, Exempt
Supervisor: Community Relations Manager
Category: Full-Time
Department: External Relations
Schedule: 40 hours/week
Revision: December 2018

Purpose
Under the direction of the Community Relations Manager, oversee the organization’s website, manage social media platforms, manage paid media placement, manage the Celebration Garden program, and provide ongoing reporting on marketing functions for the External Relations Department. Execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Marketing (85%)
- Manage all aspects of Cincinnati Nature Center’s website including, copywriting, editing, layout, photos, and other website needs in collaboration with other departments.
- Work with website provider on any issues, problems, or structural changes and addition or removal of components.
- Review and analyze Google Analytics and keep Google Business pages up to date with current information.
- Coordinate, write, edit and distribute scheduled bi-monthly e-blasts and other e-blasts as needed.
- Assist with the production of the quarterly news magazine, Newsleaf.
- Create and implement online posts, promotional initiatives and strategic messaging through electronic social media such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc. Participate in real time online conversations and cultivate social media users to become Nature Center supporters.  Develop cross promotional messaging with other organizations and other online sites.
- Submit program listings/descriptions to various online regional media calendars.
- Orchestrate advertisement opportunities with outside print and digital media outlets by handling ad creation, deadlines and invoices.
- Prepare reports for marketing initiatives/campaigns and provide monitoring and analysis for marketing trends and their impact on the organization.

Celebration Garden Program (15%)
- Interact with donors and family members regarding gifts given in honor of or in memory of individuals.
- Manage 3rd party vendors for honor/memorial installations consistent with organizational standards.
- Coordinate all correspondence, donor tracking and information for publications.
- Plan and host annual Celebration Garden event.

Additional Job Responsibilities
Special Events
- Provides support for special community/fundraising events as needed. These events may fall after hours or on weekends.

These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

Education and Competencies
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Experience in journalism, communications, marketing, and/or digital media

Communication
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

Qualifications
- Collaborative working style
- Strong organization skills
- Knowledge of basic non-profit development office operations preferred
- Good customer service skills
- A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
- Ability and desire to learn
- Must pass a background check and remain current on first aid/CPR certification

Computer Skills
- Proficiency with MS Office, email, and database software preferred

Work Environment
The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment and outdoors in the nature preserve.

Physical Demands
This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity and the ability to operate an ATV.

To Apply
Click here to apply online.

The Betts House

House & Programs Manager

Posted:
Jan 10, 2019
The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Ohio (NSCDA-OH) seeks a self-motivated, enthusiastic, knowledgeable professional to manage the Betts House/ NSCDA-OH Headquarters. The Betts House is an 1804 historic house museum located in the Betts-Longworth Historic District in Cincinnati’s West End. The NSCDA-OH through the Betts House generates exhibits and programs focusing on the early history of Cincinnati, genealogy, and historic preservation.

The position is part-time (hours per week are negotiable)

Responsibilities
- Direct the Betts House daily operations, including scheduling, special events and tours.
- Creation, development and coordination of exhibits and educational programs.
- Fundraising and PR including Annual Fund campaign, exhibit and program sponsorships, and membership development, and social media campaigns.
- Grant research, writing and administration.
- Manage, secure and maintain the property, exhibit gallery and other museum spaces of the Betts House, as well as the collections and objects contained in the museum exhibits; regularly assesses property and building.
 -Collaborate with NSCDA-OH Board of Trustees to develop and prepare annual budget and business plans; monitors expenditures to ensure that budgetary guidelines are followed.
- Coordinate the walking tour program.
- Assist NSCDA-OH Board Officers with administrative operations.
- Volunteer and intern management.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements
- Basic knowledge of historic preservation and local Cincinnati history, Master’s degree in Public History, US History or Museum Studies preferred.
- Experience conceiving and creating historical exhibits and educational programs.
- Marketing and communications experience, in particular with social media.
- Knowledge of annual fund campaigns and sponsorships.
- Excellent research, writing and communication skills.
- Grant writing experience.
- Flexibility to handle multiple projects at once.
- Experience supervising volunteers and interns.

To Apply
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to info@thebettshouse.org by January 31, 2019. 

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Production Manager

Posted:
Jan 10, 2019
Company Description
The Cincinnati Pops, which also performs as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, is under the direction of John Morris Russell and presents a diverse array of musical styles, encompassing the world-renowned “Cincinnati Sound.” The Pops was officially founded in 1977 by Erich Kunzel, and since 1980, the Pops has sold ten million recordings worldwide.

The Pops has performed in recent years with contemporary artists such as Rhiannon Giddens, Idina Menzel, Boyz II Men, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams, Audra McDonald, Ben Folds, Roseanne Cash, Bernadette Peters, and Smokey Robinson.  These collaborations continue a tradition of working with legends including Aretha Franklin, John Williams, The Temptations, Ella Fitzgerald, Peter Frampton, Dave Brubeck, Mel Tormé, Henry Mancini, Rosemary Clooney, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Arturo Sandoval.

The Pops tours nationally and internationally, most recently in Shanghai and Taiwan for concerts in March 2017 and Florida for a week of performances in December 2014. The Pops traveled to Beijing as part of the Opening Festivities of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, and in 2005, the Pops completed a historic tour to China and Singapore performing in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Cincinnati Pops was the first U.S. Pops orchestra to perform in China. They have also performed to enthusiastic audiences in Carnegie Hall, Washington D.C., and multiple tours in Japan.

An estimated 30 million people have viewed national telecasts of the Cincinnati Pops on PBS, and the Orchestra has more than 100 available recordings, 55 of which have appeared on the Billboard charts, a record unmatched by any other orchestra. The Pops’ Copland: Music of America won a Grammy in 1997, and four other Pops recordings have been nominated for Grammy Awards.

In 2012, the Pops released its first recording under John Morris Russell, Home for the Holidays, on the Orchestra’s own Fanfare Cincinnati label. Subsequent recordings Superheroes! and Carnival of the Animals reached #8 and #15, respectively, on the Billboard charts. The most recent Pops release, American Originals: 1918, celebrates and reimagines American music of the post-World War I era, and is a successor to the Pops’ 2015 release of American Originals, which received national attention for its reimagining of the Stephen Foster songbook. In the spring of 2016, the Pops unveiled American Soundscapes, an online video series that features Pops performances captured live. It has already reached nearly a million viewers around the world.

Position Summary
The Production Manager is an integral member of the Production Department of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, reporting to the Director of Operations.

The Production Manager is a project manager, responsible for executing the day-to-day operations for rehearsals and performances produced by the Cincinnati Pops (CPO), with some concert production coverage for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the May Festival (MF). This position works intra- and inter-departmentally as an information gatherer, ensuring Pops production needs across all departments both internally and externally are seamlessly and effectively handled.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Create, compile and distribute weekly Pops production schedules, outlining all pertinent rehearsal, concert and special event activity:
    - Coordinate all production elements for each program, such as technical advances with road managers, scheduling piano/vocal & blocking rehearsals, instrument rentals, costume/props/decor procurement, media activity, piano tunings, warehouse/trucking needs, wardrobe/makeup personnel, show catering, etc.
    - Archive weekly concert production files in OPAS and/or shared production drive, noting unusual stage setups and/or offstage locations, etc.
    - Communicate regularly with Hall management outlining truck permit & bagged meter needs, open rehearsals, facility issues, repair needs, etc.
    - Lead production meetings for assigned concerts
- Administer Pops artist contract servicing process and Pops Artistic Coordination:
    - Prepare contracts and mark-ups, providing regular follow-up with management companies through to execution
    - Distribute redacted Pops contract riders to designated staff members addressing any and all special requests and technical needs
    - Arrange and coordinate Pops guest artist travel and hotel accommodations in consultation with artist management companies
    - Provide Pops guest artist ground transportation to/from airport, hotels, rehearsals and concerts using the company vehicle and/or additional rental vehicles as required
    - Generate and distribute Pops guest artist itineraries. Coordinate guest artist interviews, appearances and activities with Marketing, Communications, Philanthropy and Education
    - Assist Pops artists backstage during rehearsals and performances. Provide special hospitality and/or rider requests for artists as necessary
- Manage and communicate piano tuning and keyboard schedules, maintaining orchestra’s relationship with piano technician and local piano dealers
- Coordinate seasonal musician uniform laundering with Assistant Personnel Manager
- Meticulously administer Company Calendar using Microsoft Outlook
- Manage assigned CSO & May Festival concerts and assist with artist care when necessary
- Prepare international tour documentation, such as instrument and equipment lists for carnet and CITES permits and other travel documentation
- Process production vendor invoices, obtaining W-9 and vendor forms from new vendors as needed
- Maintain strong relationships with existing production vendors, developing new as required
- Execute cross-departmental projects and other duties as assigned

Reporting Relationship: The Production Manager reports to the Director of Operations.

Qualifications
- College degree in music or a directly related area
- Minimum two years’ experience of concert production for a professional orchestra
- Thorough understanding of modern concert and/or theater production, orchestral repertoire and performance practice, knowledge of and interest in orchestral Pops production
- Experience working with collectively-bargained stage labor
- Exceptional computer skills, literate in MS Office Suite especially Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point, with desire to learn Microsoft Visio (or CAD) and orchestra database (OPAS) software
- Well-developed interpersonal skills, diplomacy and ability to work with a variety of personalities
- Detail-oriented, excellent time management skills with the ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects; accuracy, flexibility and problem-solving are essential
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Valid U.S. driver’s license and good driving record

This is a full-time position regularly requiring extensive work on evenings and weekends.

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

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

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

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

Please put “Production Manager” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

Taft Museum of Art

2019 Duncanson Artist-in-Residence

Posted:
Jan 8, 2019
Filmmaker
To honor the relationship between African American painter Robert S. Duncanson (1821-1872) and Cincinnati art patron Nicholas Longworth (1782-1863), the Taft Museum of Art’s Robert S. Duncanson Society annually recognizes the achievements of a contemporary African American artist through the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program.

The ideal candidate for 2019 will be a filmmaker. Documentary, experimental, narrative, and shorts are all acceptable formats. The purpose of the residency is to promote and develop a deepening awareness of African American art and artists and to inspire future generations.

The Duncanson Artist-in-Residence will be actively engaging the Cincinnati community for two weeks in October. The ideal candidate will not only be an outstanding artist but also a dynamic educator who is comfortable working with a variety of audiences including students ranging from grades K-12, families, and adults. Throughout the Residency, the artist will share their art by leading a variety of public programs including lectures, workshops, film screenings, school visits, and other signature events. Flexibility will be key to execute the roster of innovative and collaborative programs.

Previous Duncanson Artists-in-Residence include, among others, poet/essayist Nikki Giovanni, filmmaker William Greaves, playwright/screenwriter Keith Josef Adkins, violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama, soprano Adrienne Danrich, actor/playwright Nikkole Salter and visual and performance artist Vanessa German.

Dates of Residency
Two weeks in October 2019, specific dates TBD
Honorarium: $7,500 plus a per diem of $69/per day to cover meals and incidentals. This honorarium is meant to cover the preparation and execution of the Residency. The Taft will also provide lodging and transportation, and provide materials and cover fees for the community events and workshops during the Residency.

Responsibilities Include:
- Communication with TMA staff leading up to the Residency
- Assistance with planning and confirming Residency events
- Publicity appearances and/or media interviews prior to and during the residency
- Participation in daily Residency events including:
    - Reception(s) to open and close residency
    - Evening and/or weekend public presentations
    - Up to 10 school visits
    - Weekend programs for families
    - Master classes/workshops for teens/adults
    - Appearances and/or presentations at donor events in support of the Residency
    - Additional programs for targeted audiences, to be determined

Note: These responsibilities are subject to some flexibility and the TMA will work with the Artist-in-Residence to develop a roster of events that fulfills the needs of the museum while highlighting the talents of the artist. Artists are expected to work 6-8 hours per day 6 days a week. It is our mission to reach the broadest possible audience and to form as many community collaborations as possible.

To Apply
Applicants should submit the following:
- A cover letter outlining interest in the Residency
- A current résumé
- An artist statement
- Digital portfolio of 3 works: for each work, please submit a short video excerpt, 3-5 still images, and a description page clearly explaining the context, narrative, audience, and/or format of your work and where each work has been screened. The video excerpts should be sent as either a link on vimeo (or other video streaming platform) or emailed/dropboxed as 1 file containing all three excerpts.
- Link to a professional website if the applicant has one
- Descriptions of potential public programs for school, adult and family audiences (e.g. workshops, artist talks, film screenings) that may be offered as part of your Residency
- Three to five professional references including three references that can address your public speaking and/or teaching experience

Email all materials including digital images to: estedtefeld@taftmuseum.org.

Deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, February 8, 2019.  For any questions, please ask estedtefeld@taftmuseum.org or visit www.taftmuseum.org.

Courtenay Lambert Floral & Event Design

Special Events Intern

Posted:
Jan 4, 2019
Points of Contact
Courtenay Lambert (Owner)
Amanda Maune (Client Relations Manager)
shop@courtenaylambert.com
513.321.0100

Job Title: Special Events Intern
Company: Courtenay Lambert Floral & Event Design

Job Description
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 WEDDING SEASON!

Courtenay Lambert Floral & Event Design (CLF) is seeking Special Events Interns for the 2019 Wedding Season. CLF specializes in floral and event design for simply gorgeous and cutting-edge weddings and events. Our office is located in Columbia Tusculum in Cincinnati, Ohio near historic Lunken Airport.

So what do you learn as a Special Events Intern? You will learn about and be involved in the following: exposure to client management process, brand development, social media maximization, event logistics, event mechanics (floral, furniture, drape, etc.), event prep, and how the individual details of an event bring it to life.

Internships at CLF are rich with possibilities. Collectively our interns have helped build CLF into what it is today. Our interns have attended The Knot industry events, venue launches, vendor meetings, event design consultations, NACE (National Association of Catering & Events) events, and have even been special events volunteers at the White House. Our interns are like family, and we are eternally thankful for their help, and remain close even after their internship is complete. Many of our interns are well prepared and sought after by companies as a result of exposure to the many hats you wear working for a small event industry business.

What We Expect from Special Events Interns:
- The drive to go above and beyond on tasks
- A self-motivated individual
- Interest in Event Design, Styling, Public Relations, Social Media, and other creative fields
- Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
- Willingness to get hands dirty, clean buckets, help with deliveries, etc.
- Willingness to get dressed up, and make a good impression at industry functions
- Must love dogs, or at least tolerate them....because CLF Mascot/Shop dog George will love you

What Special Events Interns can Expect from CLF:
- 10-20 hours a week during the 2019 Wedding Season (May-October), possibly more on large event weeks.
- Flexible hours
- Opportunity to work the day of events as a contract worker for pay
- FOOD! We like to feed our people!  And coffee of course
- Networking opportunities with fellow vendors and venues; exposure to and contact with potential employers
- Opportunity to meet with clients, and be on the cutting edge of the wedding industry in Cincinnati and beyond
- Opportunity to learn from Courtenay in light floral design and consultation work
- Connection with CLF for life! Courtenay actually hates it when interns leave, so if it takes you longer to get out of school, even better

To Apply
If you are interested in being a CLF Special Events Intern for the 2019 Wedding Season, please fill out the application on our website at www.courtenaylambert.com/internship-1. We are looking forward to getting to know you!

Educational Theatre Association

Chief Content Officer

Posted:
Jan 4, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a highly-skilled executive level leader to direct the Education & Content team.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 135,000 active members and 43 fulltime staff. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.

Position
EdTA is seeking a strong and experienced leader to serve as the Chief Content Officer. This is an executive level position reporting directly to the Executive Director. The candidate must possess a demonstrated track record of forming a strong vision and leading multifunctional teams to operationalize the vision. The role demands an effective manager of people who understands how to motivate individuals and teams to achieve goals through collaboration, as well as a thought leader who envisions new initiatives that will expand the benefits of EdTA membership and clarify the value of theatre education.

The individual must demonstrate his/her ability to be a systems thinker—integrating multiple departments to create a dynamic, synchronous operation that will result in increased member engagement, strategic marketing and communications, and national and international brand recognition.

The following existing EdTA business lines will be included:
- Education and Professional Development
- Educational Conferences & Events
- Educational Policy and Advocacy
- Publishing, Print & Digital
- Marketing & Communications

Essential Skills and Responsibilities
- Grow and optimize educational and professional development offerings to meet the evolving needs of members and the theatre education field, including the drive to certification, online education, and adopting standards in education.
- Provide strategic direction to conferences and educational events with the goal of maximizing participation and satisfaction and improving efficiency of operations.
- Leverage and integrate content development to maximize value across all channels—online learning, face-to-face events, print and digital publications, and website.
- Drive EdTA’s expertise and professional reputation, enhancing the performance and positioning of the EdTA brand across markets and external public and private constituencies.
- Provide strategic direction and implementation oversight to brand advancement activities including logo/mark, marketing collateral, and publications.
- Provide leadership and vision to develop and deploy the direction of the digital content in conjunction with EdTA’s Technology Director and Publications Director.
- Drive organizational alignment across independent business lines and improve workflow and collaboration.
- Ensure mission-focused, cost-effective day-to-day operations through staff supervision, fiscal management, planning and execution.
- Supervise four direct reports at the Director level and a team of fourteen staff.

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of 8-10 years senior management experience.
- 5+ years’ experience in one or more of the functional areas of program design and implementation, online education, event management, digital and print publications, and marketing & communications.
- Robust experience innovating online education programs including launch, content development and management of LMS.
- Track record of strategic leadership and analytical skills to drive continuous quality improvement in operations and workflow management.
- Strong business acumen and financial savvy.
- Experience in managing complex organizations.
- Exceptional oral and written communications skills; ability to establish effective working relationships with internal and external constituencies.
- Previous related national association experience is helpful.
- Experience with mission-oriented work and passion for the arts is preferred.
- Work from the Cincinnati, OH national office.

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements by Jan 31, 2019 via email to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

No phone calls please.

Educational Theatre Association

Finance Director

Posted:
Jan 4, 2019
Department: Administration
Supervisor: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Full Time, Exempt

Job Description
The Educational Theatre Association has a unique opportunity for an experienced Finance Director. Responsibilities include financial reporting and analysis, investment review, cash management, and budgeting and audit processes. This position requires a hands-on strategic thinker to partner with leadership to grow our financially successful association.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international association with more than 135,000 active members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills.  EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at more than 4,700 schools, that has inducted more than 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.  The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.

Job Responsibilities
Accounting
- Develops and maintains financial accounting systems and controls for all activity including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, month-end and year-end closing, audits, budgets, cash flow and forecasting, management reporting, etc.
- Formulates and recommends policies on banking, receipt and disbursement of funds, extension of credit, fiscal and accounting matters, cash management, and use of investment funds.
- Directs the budgeting process and implementation of budget plans; prepares budget worksheets, identifies and projects future costs, and prepares final budget; monitors progress.
- Oversees and reviews financial aspects of payroll functions including cash requirements and tax withholding.
- Oversees financial reporting and IRS compliance for Chapters and the Foundation.
- Conducts fiscal year closing and is responsible for required audits of financial operations and proper filing of tax returns.
- Ensures implementation of GAAP and compliance with federal, state and local legal requirements.

Financial Analysis and Support to Business Management
- Provides status of financial condition of the organization by interpreting and reporting key financial statement data, and providing forward-looking insight to leadership team.
- Partners with functional leaders on financial strategy and decision-making including pricing strategy, cost savings, and revenue growth.
- Responsible for development, implementation and reporting of best financial practices within board policies.
- Prepares timely reports for leadership team including performance vs. budget, variance analyses, forecasting and financial metrics to guide operations and ensure alignment with strategic plan.
- Prepares estimates of expenditures and analysis of current and past operations, variance, trends, and costs.
- Prepares and presents reports and statistics for management and board reflecting earnings, surplus, cash balances, cash flow, income and expense and other financial results.
- Ensures investments are handled in accordance with association plans and policies in collaboration with the Finance Committee.
- Partners with Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer in preparation of monitoring reports for Governing Board to ensure compliance with Board policies.

Educational Theatre Foundation
- Develops financial structure and processes to support the vision of the Foundation.
- Leads stewardship of restricted funds and community funds to ensure donor restrictions are followed.
- Proactively collaborates with Program Directors and VP of Development to communicate status of restricted funds and guide funding of new donations.
- Partners with VP Development, ETF President, and Program Directors to develop annual budget report status, forecast, and recommend changes.
- Partners with Development to benchmark best-in-class foundations to develop future financial projections and recommend best practices.

Staff Management
- Hires, trains, mentors and develops the accounting team of 2 direct reports
- Effectively manages work allocation, communication, problem resolution, and performance evaluation to build an effective team dynamic.

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field. MBA preferred.

Skills and Qualifications
- 7-10 years of relevant professional experience including financial accounting controls, processes and procedures, and managing a small staff, preferably in a non-profit setting.
- Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices as relates to non-profit organizations.
- Thorough knowledge of budget preparation, cash flow projections and financial analysis.
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into a financial operations model.
- Ability to effectively communicate key financial data to senior management, Board or other outside partners.
- Ability to work as a business partner with executive team to build a financially successful association.
- Ability to plan and determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Advanced attention to detail and accuracy in all work, along with the ability to anticipate and see big picture perspective.
- Ability to prioritize a wide-ranging work load for self and department, and work independently.
- Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality regarding business and staff information.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), accounting software packages and various association software solutions that interact with financial data.
- Ability to foster teamwork by working cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
- Ability to manage staff to meet accuracy, quality and deadline requirements.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Finance Director) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by January 25.

No phone calls, please.

Greenacres Foundation

Arts Education Director

Posted:
Jan 3, 2019
Greenacres Foundation (GAF)
GAF is a highly motivated service organization focused on using the assets of Greenacres to provide custom-designed hands-on active learning opportunities for children of all ages. All opportunities are customized to the needs of the visiting group which primarily consist of local school groups from K to 8. All school based programs are tied to the national and/or state standards so that they contribute to the success of the classroom teacher.

In 1988 we focused on Environment Education, had one employee and provided hands-on programs about riparian zones for 60 children. 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.

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.

Summary
We employ the most curious and brilliant people. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our team. Our education approach focuses on hiring and retaining passionate topic area experts who love to share their expertise and love of their topic with children (of all ages). In this case the topic is the arts with a focus on music, visual and dance (think symphony, opera, May Festival, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ballet, pottery, and others). Your primary focus will be in the development and implementation of curriculum as well as on boarding and helping to develop and support the teaching staff within the Greenacres Arts Center. The Arts Education Director has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others. This role will not only oversee the Arts Education team, they will also teach alongside them as an Educator for most programs. You must be willing to provide hands-on teaching experiences, dig into curriculum, and deliver high quality programming. A successful Arts Education Director must be an excellence champion.

The Arts Education Director position works as a unified member of the Education Director team under the supervision of the CEO. 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.

Requirements
- 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.
- Be a cheerleader, passionate supporter, and teacher of the ARTS.
- 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, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green.
- 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.

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

Contact information
Alayzia Scherer
HR Talent Coordidator
Greenacres Foundation
ascherer@green-acres.org
(513) 448-1170 ext. 434
https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/80818

Cincinnati Public Radio

Reporter — General Assignment

Posted:
Jan 3, 2019
Supervisor’s Title: News Director
Full/Nonexempt

Position Description
Cincinnati Public Radio is looking for an entry level radio news reporter to join our growing newsroom. This person will be responsible for gathering and presenting news stories covering a variety of significant local issues on-air, online, and across social media platforms. Applicants should be able to collaborate with the news team and enthusiastically grow their skills in the field of public radio news. This position also will play an active role during on-air fundraising and will fill in as an on-air host.

Primary Responsibilities
- Gathers news for on-air, web and social media, including short and long-form stories and interviews. This includes using audio, photos and solid writing skills
- Edits other news reporters’ work both for broadcast and digital
- Prepares and shares stories with Ohio Public Radio, Kentucky Public Radio and NPR
- Attends news conferences and interview sessions, representing Cincinnati Public Radio professionally
- Available to be a guest on Cincinnati Edition as news warrants
- Plays an active role with on-air fundraising, outreach and public appearances
- Serves as back up on-air host

Qualifications
- Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio’s programming and belief in our mission and vision
- Bachelor’s degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent
- Some experience in radio as host/reporter/producer preferred (internship included)
- Good broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching
- Strong writing, editing, and interviewing skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production, editing and recording equipment
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse and creative team
- Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
- Familiarity and appreciation of public radio news style
- Some evening work required

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and writing and audio samples by 1/30/19 to jobs@cinradio.org.

No phone calls, please.

University of Cincinnati Foundation

Assistant Director of Development, College-Conservatory of Music

Posted:
Jan 3, 2019
Structure
The Assistant Director of Development, College-Conservatory of Music, is an exempt (salaried) position employed by the University of Cincinnati Foundation (UCF) and reports to the Senior Director of Development, College-Conservatory of Music.

Focus
The Assistant Director of Development raises funds for the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and is responsible for planning, implementing and managing annual and special fundraising programs including individual gifts, sponsorships, and phone and direct mail campaigns. The Assistant Director of Development is also responsible for managing the work of CCMPower, the college’s volunteer fundraising board, and plans and executes events for alumni, prospects and patrons of the college. This position will spend approximately 70% of time on fundraising and 30% of time on event planning and board management/oversight.

Specific Duties
- Qualify, build and manage a portfolio of assigned donors and prospects; devise and execute strategies for the successful solicitation and closure of a significant volume of leadership annual and special gifts ($1,000-$25,000), as well as event sponsorships, each year.
- Conduct qualification, cultivation and solicitation visits, partnering with UCF colleagues in National Development, Foundation Relations, and Gift Planning as needed.
- Manage CCM’s annual telefund, direct mail, and faculty/staff campaigns in collaboration with the UCF Annual Fund, and oversee other special campaigns as assigned.
- Manage activities of the CCMPower volunteer board including soliciting annual gifts from board members, facilitating peer-to-peer solicitations, executing the annual patron mailing campaign, and organizing meetings of the board and its committees.
- Plan and execute key CCM alumni, development and patron events in full coordination with the UC Foundation and the UC Alumni Association.
- Ensure appropriate stewardship of gifts in collaboration with the relevant team members in donor relations at the UC Foundation.
- Prepare timely contact reports and ensure the accuracy of monthly reports.
- Participate fully in UCF prospect and clearance process.
- Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of applicable experience.
- Experience in higher education and/or the arts preferred. Background may include development, sales, or planning, implementing and managing alumni/constituent affairs, special events and/or volunteer management.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; willingness and ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to develop a rapport with a diverse group of individuals and to foster strong, productive relationships.
- High degree of initiative, energy and accountability; strong organization skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
- Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Ability to travel and to attend evening and weekend activities as needed. Valid driver’s license required for travel.
- A commitment to and passion for the role of development in advancing the mission of the University of Cincinnati.

Physical Demands
This position is considered to have light work. Exerting up to 20lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. This position requires the operation of a motor vehicle. This position also requires:
- Standing
- Walking
- Lifting
- Finger use
- Talking
- Hearing
- Repetitive motion of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, this position is subject to outside environmental conditions and indoor conditions.

To Apply
Please click here to apply.

University of Cincinnati Foundation

Grant Writer, Corporation and Foundation Relations

Posted:
Jan 3, 2019
Structure
The Grant Writer, Corporation and Foundation Relations is a non-exempt (hourly) position employed by the University of Cincinnati Foundation (UCF) and reports to the Director of Foundation Relations.

Focus
The Grant Writer is responsible for researching and working with faculty and staff to write various grant applications and reports for University of Cincinnati’s colleges and units.

Specific Duties
- Identify and research potential grant funding sources to support the priorities and needs of the UC campus, colleges and programs
- Write and submit in a timely manner, funding proposals, letters of intent, cover letters and marketing cases for support
- Provide proposal editing and feedback to faculty and others as needed
- Responsible for all aspects of proposal preparation and submission
- Responsible for writing and submitting grant reports to donors for previously funded projects
- Adhere to the UC Foundation’s policies and processes of prospect management to ensure coordination with all units and programs at the University
- Maintain quality donor files, including timely submission of contact reports in the Foundation database
- Use Foundation Center database and other resources to compile individual foundation prospect profiles upon request
- Compile bi-weekly RFP list from announcements sent by the Foundation Center and other sources and distribute to faculty and staff at UC
- Other duties, as assigned

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of demonstrated successful experience in grant writing
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Strong verbal communication skills and ability to effectively build and sustain good collaborative relationships with donors, colleagues, volunteers, college personnel, and other constituencies in a professional manner
- Strong organizational skills, including setting priorities and meeting deadlines, managing details accurately, and following through in a timely manner
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, e-mail and web-related activities, and database management

Physical Demands
This position is considered to have sedentary work. Exerting up to 10lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position requires:
- Finger use
- Talking
- Hearing
- Repetitive motion of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, this position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

To Apply
Please click here to apply.

Dramakinectics of Cincinnati

Executive Director

Posted:
Jan 2, 2019
32 hours per week

Leadership/Development
- Establish community liaisons with key members in the financial, educational, and arts communities
- Plan organizational fundraising and outreach events
- Attend public relations and outreach events in the community to grow awareness of the organization
- Research grant opportunities, write and submit grants, and manage execution of grant projects in conjunction with Program Coordinator
- Manage grant management system
- Foster collegial relationships with the BOD, attend all BOD meetings, and recruit new BOD members
- Maintain regular communication with Program Coordinator and assist Program Coordinator when needed
- Generate annual campaign letter and lead campaign initiative
- Management and tracking of donors, sending thank you notes and tax receipts to donors
- Manage Brackets for Good fundraising campaign in February and March of each year

Mission Fulfillment/Community Outreach
- Provide strategic insight to the BOD and benefactors regarding programming.
- Plan and execute professional development training for staff surrounding topics that the organization embodies (ex. arts integration, disability awareness, senior community awareness)
- In conjunction with Program Coordinator, develop and modify programming for recreational, therapeutic, and educational purposes

Fiscal Management/Sustainability
- Maintain financial records-bookkeeping entry
- Develop yearly budget and program budgets
- Update projections quarterly
- Create financial reports for Board meetings
 -Draft and send agreements for contracted services
- Assist accountant with annual 990 filing

Accounts Receivable
- Invoice organizations and students for services
- Process payments for invoices

Accounts Payable
- Payment and tracking of monthly bills

Human Resources
- Post jobs listing, interview, and hire new employees
- Train new employees
- Maintain employee files
- Execute employee evaluations once a year
- Collect employee timesheets and run monthly payroll
- Revise employee handbook, when needed
- Engage, mentor, and serve as a role model for staff
- Discipline employees when they fail to adhere to policies and procedures

Program Support
- Assist classes when Program Coordinator needs extra coverage

To Apply
Please submit a resume with a cover letter and contact dramakineticscincy@gmail.com.

DCM

Telephone Representative

Posted:
Dec 21, 2018
Now hiring Symphony Musicophiles for flexible PART TIME work!

Are you a music maven? Arts aficionado? Broadway Buff? Can you talk your way out of a paper bag? If you are articulate, enjoy talking to people and have a passion for the Arts, we want you!

About the Position
We are looking for a few good people to sell subscriptions to the performing arts. The position starts immediately and runs through mid-January, when we take a short break between campaigns. We will start again and run for 50 weeks following the break at the end of January.

Part-time: 16-20 hours per week. No cold calling.

Compensation
- Base pay plus commission. Bonus opportunities.
- Flexible schedule.
- A pleasant working environment.
- Great people to work with.
- NO COLD CALLING

Qualifications
- Goal-oriented, expressive and enthusiastic.
- Sales driven.
- A passion for the Arts, Symphonic music in particular, is highly desired.
- A background in the performing arts is a plus!

Here's A Chance to Put Your Passion to Work

To Apply
To be considered, please call us at: 859-878-1631 and leave your name, number, and a brief inspiring message about why we should support the arts. Thanks for your interest!

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bartender

Posted:
Dec 18, 2018
Reports to: Bar Manager
Start Date: Immediately

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Producing year-round, CSC executes up to 10 main stage productions, 6 touring productions, and several additional events per season.

Position Overview
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company seeks bar staff to provide exceptional service to patrons during the company’s 25th Anniversary season.

Qualifications
Preferred skills include:
- Knowledge of standard bar POS systems, Cash handling, and Customer Service as well as basic computer operations.
- Experience working in a Bar environment.
- Ability to communicate and work well with others in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
- Age 21 or over required

Responsibilities
- World Class hospitality serving patrons efficiently to maintain minimum wait time.
- Managing cash and credit, accounting for bar drawer balance before and after every shift.
- Restock bar and concessions when necessary.
- Stay in compliance with standard operation procedures.
- Maintain bar in accordance with the rules of the State of Ohio Division of Liquor Control.
- Shifts will include performance nights and matinees, as well as special events for corporate sponsors and partners, opening nights, internal company events, and the gala.

The Fit
The ideal candidate:
- Feels confident that they can provide the patrons of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in the brand new Otto M. Budig Theater with the highest level of customer service experience.
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly.
- Possesses an innate curiosity and willingness to learn.
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently.
- Some knowledge and passion of Shakespeare and theater a plus.

Hiring Timeline
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply
Please submit a résumé and three references to Lettie Van Hemert, Managing Director (lettie.vanhemert@cincyshakes.com) with “Bartender” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer
CSC is proudly pluralistic and committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women. CSC actively seeks nominations of applications from qualified individuals, from the broadest possible community, and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who enhance the diversity of its work force.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Assistant Production Manager

Posted:
Dec 18, 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 Production Manager
Reports to: Production Manager

Position Responsibilities include:
- Scheduling of Design and Production meetings
- Manage Production Dept. communications
- Create and update Tech and Production schedules
- Update Production Materials and Labor Budgets (coordinate w/Finance)
- PO/Invoice processing including entry into Accounting system
- Update SharePoint site and coordinate access
- Hire and coordinate over-hire, non-union Run Crew
- Coordinate Travel/Housing  for visiting designers
- General logistics and miscellaneous show related tasks
- Time Card processing
- Track Production Department purchasing, including Credit Card bill processing and entry into Accounting system
- Other duties as assigned

Competencies include:
- BA in Theater (or related field) and a Minimum of three years professional experience in a similar position
- Self-motivated and detail oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Proficient with a variety of computer programs
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record

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, climb a ladder and bend as necessary. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 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, salaried position. Benefits include medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and 401k and 403b pension plans.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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

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

Deadline to apply: Friday, January 18, 2019

Cincinnati Museum Center

Manager of Individual Giving

Posted:
Dec 14, 2018
Reports to: Sr. Director of Development
Department: Philanthropy
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

Position Overview
The Manager of Individual Giving will focus on identifying, cultivating and stewarding gifts of $1,000 to $10,000 from individuals for Cincinnati Museum Center, utilizing all appropriate donor giving tools.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Develop and maintain a portfolio of individual prospects with the capacity of giving $1,000-$10,000 for Cincinnati Museum Center
- Utilize moves-management techniques to move current and future donors through the engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle
- Actively solicit for gifts $1,000 and above; include internal partners, volunteers, and leadership where appropriate; position leadership and/or volunteers for greatest possible outcomes
- Collaborate on the creation of appropriate collateral, proposals and stewardship reports
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Minimum of two years of experience in fundraising, with emphasis on individual giving
- Demonstrated experience identifying, soliciting and stewarding gifts at $1k+
- Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively and think creatively to problem-solve
- Proven effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to conceive, develop, and write compelling proposals that result in action
- Must be team-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively manage priorities and projects
- Possess a high level of motivation and integrity
- Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management tool preferred
- Bachelor’s degree required

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

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We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Manager of Corporate Giving

Posted:
Dec 14, 2018
Reports to: Sr. Director of Development
Department: Philanthropy
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

Position Overview
The Manager of Corporate Giving is the lead strategist for building mutually beneficial relationships with Cincinnati Museum Center’s corporate constituents to raise and sustain annual corporate gifts.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Researches, cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of corporate partners and prospects for cash and in-kind, support for Cincinnati Museum Center
- Plans and implements the annual Business Partner campaign: a campaign that provides the Museum’s Business Partners with benefits for their employees
- In consultation with Philanthropy and Marketing colleagues as appropriate, designs and implements a program of corporate benefits, sponsorship opportunities, and recognition, ensuring that all benefits are delivered as agreed
- Maintains accountability for fundraising progress and portfolio management using the required database and reporting tools
- Collaborates with the Director of Grants when working with corporations that have a corporate foundation to coordinate strategy
- Works with the Philanthropy Coordinator to ensure timely acknowledgment of support and accurate gift processing
- Coordinates production of materials needed for corporate solicitation, cultivation and stewardship including brochures, advertisements, letters, invitations and donor lists
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Minimum of three years of experience in fundraising, with emphasis on corporate and foundation and/or major gifts; corporate outreach; business development; or similar area
- Demonstrated experience identifying, soliciting and stewarding gifts from corporations, foundations or individual donors
- Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively and think creatively to problem-solve
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Proven effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to conceive, develop, and write compelling proposals that result in action
- Be team-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively manage priorities and projects
- Possess a high level of motivation and integrity
- Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management tool preferred
- Bachelor’s degree required

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

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We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Overnights Presenter

Posted:
Dec 14, 2018
Reports to: Manager of Public Programs
Department: Learning
FLSA Status: PT/Non-exempt

Position Overview
Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) Learning Team reflects three audiences of focus: Community Engagement & Programs, School & Teacher Partnerships, and Museum Experience.  Overnight Instructors help CMC reach mission-based goals through strong customer service and program facilitation. Overnight Instructors have the unique experience of presenting programs and meeting the needs of a diverse audience that includes but is not limited to: School Groups, Scout Groups, Families and Youth Groups.

Overnight Instructors ensure that Overnight programs: (1) Are on Mission; (2) Make effective use of resources (budget, time, collections, relationships); (3) Allow for experimentation with new methods and learn from previous work, when appropriate; (4) Are accessible, inclusive; (5) Build upon and are responsive to community partnerships; and (6) Engage repeat visitors and attract new visitors.

Responsibilities/Duties
Program Delivery
- Ensure that all Overnights programs fulfill their brand promise for being credible, insightful, inspiring, and fun experiences across the lifelong spectrum of learning.
- Represent CMC with credibility, curiosity, and a sense of radical welcome. Model and uphold the highest standards of customer service and inclusion, so that all CMC guests feel welcome and engaged.
- Set up overnight programming. This may include moving heavy supply bins, setting up posters/displays, and gathering all other materials needed.
- Deliver a suite of overnight programs that are geared toward STEM, art, history, zoology, and early childhood learning and support experiences at CMC.
- Clean up overnight programs and supplies and return them to proper bins and storage areas.
- Serve guests evening snack and breakfast in the morning.
- Work collaboratively with the Manager of Public Programs, fellow overnight instructors, Museum Experience team, volunteers, and interns to create a cohesive and comprehensive visitor experience across CMC audiences and locations using CMC’s Learning Framework.

Guest Interaction and Customer Service
- Ensure a safe a comfortable environment for guests to spend the night, and answer and address guests concerns while staying at CMC.
- Supervise Overnight guests and be comfortable with communicating with the security, custodial and engineering team, evacuating the premises in case of emergency, and ensuring the overall safety and comfort of guests throughout their stay.

Communication
- Effectively communicate with the Manager of Public Programs which includes, but is not limited to: personal availability, time off needs, questions concerning programming or procedures, supply needs, and program feedback.

Education and Experience
- 1+ years of experience presenting programs, teaching, or working with children and/or families required.
- Training or experience in History, Science, Art, Early Childhood Development, theatre, customer service, or other related field preferred.
- High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to oversee programming without a supervisor present.
- Self-motivated and proactive; curious and able to learn new information quickly.
- Ability to remain calm and react in a balanced manner in times of stress.
- Collaborative, flexible, and quick to adapt to changing circumstances.
- Able to speak to and interact with large and small groups of people from a variety of racial, cultural, ethnic, gender, and generational backgrounds with sensitivity and active listening.
- Passion for working with guests; able to coach guests to explore their questions and make their own discoveries; comfort with operational details and ensuring safety through procedures.
- Able to effectively communicate with staff and guests of all ages and abilities; able to learn and explain scientific and/or historical concepts in ways that are easy for guests and colleagues to understand.
- Excellent attention to detail and commitment to safety.
- Willingness to be trained and work with live animal collections.
- Comfortable general guest engagement, and other programs within gallery spaces in one-to-one or one-to-many guest interactions.
- Comfortable with preparing and serving food and drinks to guests.

Additional Requirements
- Work days are Friday and Saturday evening with an occasional weeknight. Overnight shifts are 6pm-11pm for instructors providing programming only and 6pm-10am for instructors providing programming and acting as staff point of contact during sleeping hours. Sleeping for limited time at Union Terminal is involved. Air mattress provided for staff; no bed linen provided.
- Overnight programs take place year round; program busy season is January-May; availability during this time period required.
- The working conditions of an Overnight Instructor include: working and limited sleeping in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Classrooms, and the Grand Rotunda.
- Some days will require fast-paced movement and may be mentally and physically demanding.
- Must be able to present programs or assist visitors for long periods of time.*
- Able to move tables, chairs, boxes, carts, and other equipment weighing up to 35 lbs. Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) a plus.

*Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/UGBL1g

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Philanthropy Coordinator

Posted:
Dec 14, 2018
Reports to: Director, Campaign and Donor Communications
Department: Philanthropy
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

Position Overview
The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Philanthropy team of Cincinnati Museum Center. This position will assist in management of interdepartmental meetings, project management, event management, donor acknowledgement letters and sponsor benefit fulfillment. The Philanthropy Coordinator will also work closely with the Vice President of Philanthropy to manage appointments and the philanthropy calendar.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Manage Vice President, Philanthropy calendar of meetings with donors, internal and external partners
- Provide administrative support to Vice President, Philanthropy
- Execute Sponsor Benefit fulfillment via delivery of tickets, membership cards, and ticket discount codes
- Manage donor acknowledgement letter process from mail merge of the letters, to signatures from Vice President, Philanthropy, CEO and other Senior Leadership members, as necessary
- Support Annual Programs Manager with planning and execution of Donor Events and Special Exhibition openings and closings
- Collaborate with Marketing & Communications Department to coordinate cross-departmental projects from inception through the design and print process
- Work closely with Annual Programs Manager to ensure data integrity for Raiser’s Edge Database
- Screen and triage internal and external donor inquiry phone calls to appropriate team member
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Minimum of two years of experience in a non-profit environment with a preference given to project management and/or annual giving strategy
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Previous event planning experience preferred
- Must be team-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects
- Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management tool preferred
- Associates Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education

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

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We are an equal opportunity employer

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Director of Arts Engagement and Learning

Posted:
Dec 13, 2018
Founded in 2004, Kennedy Heights Arts is a multi-disciplinary community arts center in a racially and economically diverse neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its mission to enhance the life of the surrounding community through arts and cultural experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community.

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is seeking an energetic, collaborative and forward-thinking individual to lead, plan and manage its education initiatives, community partnerships, and public engagement. The Director of Arts Engagement and Learning creates and facilitates educational curriculum and programming for all ages, consistent with KHAC’s mission and in alignment state and national arts standards. This position is responsible for ensuring the successful facilitation of this programming at the Arts Center itself, and in outreach locations including schools and organizations throughout the city.

The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and collaborative spirit, and be a great motivator and supervisor working with staff and artists on program and curriculum development, program management, and community outreach. This is a full-time position reporting to the Executive Director.

Essential Functions
Arts Education Program Development and Management
- Oversee the development and execution of visual and performing arts educational programming for youth ages 5-17 and adults, in collaboration with contracted instructors.
- Develop procedures and policies for safe and effective operation of the overall program.
- Teach occasional art classes and workshops.

Community Partnerships, Outreach, and Marketing
- Partner with public schools, libraries and community organizations to provide on-site arts programs serving underserved populations. Serve as coordinator for Woodford Arts and Culture Academy, a CPS Vision 2020 initiative.
- Implement marketing strategies to boost enrollment in art programs and promote diverse student participation. Develop and produce course descriptions, program catalogs and promotional materials, as well as related website and social media content.

Program Evaluation and Administration
- Establish a system for evaluating programs to measure customer satisfaction and impact.
- Establish performance standards for all personnel to assure that contractual service objectives are attained, and ensure performance targets are met.

Qualifications
- A Bachelor’s Degree in art, art education or related field.
- 5 years of professional experience in the art education and/or community arts field.
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
- Ability to work cooperatively with diverse colleagues, parents, and community members.
- Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Work Schedule
Tuesday–Saturday during the school year, and Monday-Friday during the summer. Occasional evening hours required as programs dictates.

To Apply
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Contemporary Arts Center

Major Gifts Director

Posted:
Dec 11, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is seeking to identify and hire a Major Gifts Director. Located in Cincinnati, this acclaimed fine arts organization has been dedicated to showcasing the artists and their work on the cutting edge of the art world for nearly 80 years. The CAC provides experiences through exhibitions and performances as well as educational and outreach programs, to engage and interact with the art, artists, and ideas of our time. Working with our regional community of visitors, patrons, and partners, and with our global community of artists and institutions, the CAC explores and celebrates the unfolding landscape of art and expression.

Currently the CAC is establishing a more robust development presence among its patrons and existing donors. The successful candidate needs to be a seasoned development professional who can build upon a solid development program in this highly collaborative, fast-paced setting.

This position reports to the Chief of Development and will work very closely with the Executive Director and senior staff.

The Major Gifts Director will:
- Plan and execute fundraising strategies to assure necessary revenue to accomplish the organization's goals including annual giving, major giving and planned giving
- Build new and existing relationships through the identification, cultivation and solicitation of a portfolio of individuals and naturally-aligned corporate and foundation donors
- Represent the institution in the community through natural interactions
- Monitor, track and analyze the performance of the development program

Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree and at least five years of proven, successful, fundraising experience
- Excellent communication skills; representing the organization with professional maturity
- A builder and connector with a high level of intellectual curiosity and a tenacious spirit
- A well-organized team member with an understanding of, and a passion for, the mission
- An energetic doer who is comfortable and thrives in a creative, diverse environment

Compensation package includes a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and attractive benefits.

To Apply
For confidential consideration, send your resume and cover letter to mgdirector@skystonepartners.com. Priority will be given to resumes received by December 21st, although resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Contemporary Arts Center

Grant Manager

Posted:
Dec 11, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Grant Manager 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 position of Grant Manager.

Overview
The Grant Manger is responsible for developing and writing all grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the Contemporary Art Center’s (CAC) mission and programs to potential funders as well as reporting fiscal and program information from staff regarding existing grants for reporting and proposal purposes.

Reporting to the Chief of Development, the Grant Manager will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines to meet revenue goals. Schedule must be flexible as evening hours are needed for occasional CAC development related events. This position is full time.

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

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

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

Knowledge and Skills
- Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
- Strong editing skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Knowledge of fundraising information sources
- Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
- Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
- Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research
- Outstanding grammar skills
- Ability to monitor and meet revenue goals
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Qualifications
The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required, including familiarity with prospect management and Foundation Center databases. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. Prior experience with data analytics preferred. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants, a Bachelor’s degree, and 3 -5 years of relevant experience are required.

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and salary range requested by December 28, 2018 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org

Please, no phone calls.

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

NKU School of the Arts

Box Office Manager

Posted:
Dec 11, 2018
Position: Box Office Manager – NKU School of the Arts
Work Schedule: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., times adjusted for evening and weekend work schedule as productions occur.
Hours per Week: 37.5
Months per Year: 12

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position
The Box Office Manager is responsible for maintaining the Fine Arts Box Office, which provides ticketing and event staffing support for the School at Northern Kentucky University. The primary venues for fine arts events at NKU are the 650-seat Greaves Concert Hall, 315-seat Corbett Theatre and 120-seat Black Box Theatre. As well as any ticketed Art Gallery events. This responsibility includes maintaining the computerized ticketing system and supervising 4-6 student box office assistants and maintaining records and accounting for all revenue generated. The manager will regularly interact with the public and many other departments and offices within the University.

Primary Responsibilities
- Supervise the box office during regular hours of operation (approximately 5 hours per day, Mon-Fri remainder of time is spent with administrative tasks and box office operations for performances).
- Provide excellent customer service to both public and internal patrons.
- Receive calls, emails, and walk-up patrons, taking and processing single ticket orders and subscription exchanges for fine arts events.
- Balance, record and deposit income from daily ticket sales to appropriate departmental accounts, work with Budget Officer and Publicity Manager on accounting of revenue.
- Supervise work-study student assistants.
- Maintain and update patron mailing lists.
- Process season subscription orders for the academic season, including, but limited to the biennial YES Festival of New Plays, summer dinner theatre season, including creation of the events in the computerized ticketing system and processing of mail, phone and walk-up orders for season ticket packages for all events.
- Serve as front-of-house manager during performance periods, overseeing day-of-show box office operations and supervising student house managers and ushers for the School performances.
- Create and submit sales and performance reports at the close of each School event.
- Assist Fine Arts Manager in creation and mailing of seasonal brochures/order forms.

In coordination with the Publicity Manager
– hire, train and evaluate work-study student assistants.
– recommend students for house management positions during the academic year.
– recommend and coordinate box office and front-of-house staff and catering needs for summer dinner theatre.

Qualifications
- Significant experience in Fine Arts or Event Management or other Arts Administration.
- Cash handling and customer service experience required
- CPR certified (if not certified at time of hiring, employee would be required to complete training by the end of the 90- day probationary period)

Minimum Education: Acceptable Equivalency
Preferred Education: Associates Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Salary Minimum: $15.35/hour

To Apply
Visit http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/7598 12

Cincinnati Arts Association

Security Associate – Patrol

Posted:
Dec 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a customer service oriented individual to fill this full-time position at our Music Hall location. The Security Associate - Patrol will assist in providing and ensuring a safe and secure environment for our performers, clients, visitors, staff and volunteers.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: patrolling the facility and its perimeter in an effort to ensure a safe and secure environment; documenting and reporting potential and real security, health and safety concerns; enforcing venue policies, procedures and regulations; investigating unusual activity; responding to alarms and taking action to normalize; directing and controlling visitor access and deliveries; operating and monitoring security systems.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must be able to exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with clients, visitors, staff, volunteers and the public; will have strong interpersonal and customer service skills; strong organization skills with attention to detail. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a positive attitude. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community is essential. Functional experience with computers including Microsoft Office. This position carries a variable schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as required to meet operational needs. The required physical ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time, and the ability to react quickly in tense situations in a cool and calm manner. High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete application at or send resume by 12/26/2018 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

Safety & Security Coordinator

Posted:
Dec 11, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) seeks a full-time Safety & Security Coordinator to join our team. This position will work in conjunction with the Safety & Security Manager in coordinating and managing the safety and security program of the Cincinnati Arts Association and its venues (Aronoff Center and Music Hall).

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

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

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete application at or send resume by 12/26/2018 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

Art Academy of Cincinnati

President

Posted:
Dec 7, 2018
At the Art Academy of Cincinnati College of Art & Design, we are the new generation of boundary-breakers; the imaginative radicals who are changing the face of art and design as we know it. We are the creative entrepreneurs who are redefining culture and the luminous visionaries who are creating a newer, brighter, more radiant world.

The future of art and design starts here and it could start with you.

The Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee of the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) announce the search for the next president. As a part of our collective, you’ll be challenged to take bold risks.

The ideal candidate must have the vision to navigate the college into the next chapters of its vibrant story, to position its bold 150-year history in order to define its radical future. We know that 21st-Century art and design requires radical risk-taking. That collaboration is at the heart of innovation. That the future is made by thinking, creating, and solving real-world problems in groundbreaking ways.

Recently, the leadership team has launched major initiatives to increase enrollment by progressively transforming our curriculum, our campus, and our brand. We are investing in efforts to increase our endowment, advance our commitment to stakeholders and optimize the overall quality of experience for AAC students and employees.

To fulfill these aspirations, our next President must demonstrate the ability to succeed in budget management, strategic planning, and employee development. The President must possess a desire to serve as the AAC’s chief ambassador — an enterprising leader who succeeds in connecting and collaborating to create relationships both inside and outside the institution.

We invite you to learn more about the AAC story by visiting our website: www.artacademy.edu. If you are an ambitious professional who would like to embrace the challenge of cultivating a creative community, apply via www.artacademy.edu/president Please send all questions to the Human Resources Office at linda.kollmann@artacademy.edu.

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an EEOC/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job Expectations
The President of the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) is the chief executive officer (CEO) and is responsible for all aspects of college administration including academics, student life, budget management, institutional advancement and community engagement.  It is the President’s job to ensure that the operation of the school is in alignment with the college’s mission, vision and core values.  The President is accountable to the Board of Trustees in all matters.

The following four pillars should be viewed as interchangeable. They form the essential foundation of the expectations for the next President of the AAC.

1. Visionary
Champion 
Must have the ability to:
- Develop strong and lasting relationships with key stakeholders in the community
- Speak inspirationally about the college and articulate a positive story about who we are and who we hope to become

Creative Problem Solver
Must demonstrate the ability to:
- Use their experience and knowledge of higher education to develop a future vision that sets the AAC apart as an educational leader for creative thinkers and problem solvers
- Articulate an inspirational vision to gain the support of all stakeholders, both inside and outside the college

2. Strategist
Fundraiser
Must be able to:
- Leverage strategic relationship development to increase monetary support for the college, including support of key capital campaign initiatives and increased annual giving

Strategic Planner
Must have the ability to:
- Develop and execute a thorough strategic plan to bring the future vision of the college to life
- Identify what is needed for success and obtain the resources necessary to affect positive change
- Seek appropriate opportunities to establish AAC as a thought leader

3. Leader
Empowering Team Builder
Must have the ability to:
- Develop trusting and respectful relationships with all staff and faculty members, particularly direct reports
- Identify, hire, manage, and develop top talent and have a clear strategy for succession planning

Administrator
Must have the ability to:
- Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of daily functions
- Maintain financial accountability and insure the prudent and appropriate allocation of resources

4. Communicator
Storyteller
Must possess:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills that effectively deliver a powerful and engaging narrative
- Ability to inspire others to collaborate and engage the AAC now and into the future
- Exceptional active listening skills and the ability to bring divergent thinkers together in support of a common cause

Educator
Must demonstrate:
- Knowledge in education, especially a passion for progressive concepts in higher education
- The ability to maintain the AAC’s position at the forefront of innovative educational practices

To Apply
Apply via www.artacademy.edu/president

Cincinnati Arts Association

Coat Check Attendants

Posted:
Dec 7, 2018
Seasonal

Who says work can’t be fun! The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking customer-service oriented individuals, who enjoy working with patrons, to fill these seasonal Coat Check Attendant positions at our Music Hall location.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities of the Coat Check Attendant include, but are not limited to; providing exceptional customer service by tending to and taking responsibility of patron’s coats and other outerwear; keeping coats and coat check area in a neat and orderly fashion; setting up coat check area for events; serving as a resource of information for all guests; attending pre-shift meetings prior to event; reconciling cash and ticket receipts.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must be able to provide exemplary customer service to all guests and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work well with a diverse population is critical to this position.  Minimum of one year’s experience in a customer service oriented environment. Prior cash handling experience. Ability to lift up to 25lbs. This position carries a flexible/seasonal schedule but must be able to work late hours on mostly nights and weekends.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume to:

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

No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Carpenter Artisan

Posted:
Dec 6, 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.

Responsibilities
This position is assigned to the Scene Shop and is primarily responsible for building scenery, load-in and strike of shows. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Competencies
- Self-motivated team player that handles pressure well while working in a deadline oriented industry and embracing a safety orientated work environment.
- Able to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision is paramount.
- A BFA in Technical Production or equivalent experience, with 3 years additional professional experience.
- A documented ability to produce high quality finished scenery from theatrical construction prints using a variety of materials including wood, steel, aluminum, foam, plastics, and fabric.
- Proficient in steel MIG welding.
- Experience with CNC and vacuform machinery, and construction techniques.
- Experience with stage rigging, both counterweight and chain motor.
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
- Familiarity with basic electrical principals and safety, including basic troubleshooting and reading of schematics.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is represented by IATSE Local 5. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Position begins immediately.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume to:

Phil Rundle, Production Manager
phil.rundle@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: December 21, 2018

Culture Works

Development Manager

Posted:
Dec 4, 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 Executive Director to develop organizational goals and strategic initiatives
- Create a Development Strategic Plan with emphasis on:
     - Workplace 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 January 30, 2019.

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

Cincinnati Arts Association

Operations Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Dec 4, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Operations Administrative Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing day-to-day administrative and clerical support to the Operations departments.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: assist in daily office needs and managing the department’s general administrative activities; serve as a central clearing point for information on operations; answer phones and provide general service to clients regarding use of facility and spaces; organize, maintain, and assume custodial responsibilities for all operation department files; record and distribute minutes of operations department meetings and other meetings; order office supplies for operations/volunteer departments; assist Rentals Manager with touring prospective clients and supplying them with necessary information; utilize event scheduling software to assist with bookings; coordinate preparation and distribution of all materials for clients; assist with distribution of information to volunteers throughout the year including newsletter; assist with special activities for volunteers; provide switchboard relief when needed.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess strong written, verbal, interpersonal and customer service skills; strong organization skills with attention to detail. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a positive attitude. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Proficiency in computers including database management, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required. A general knowledge of office practices and procedures. Basic bookkeeping skills a plus. High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume by 12/17/2018 to:

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

No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Arts Association

House Manager

Posted:
Dec 4, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a House Manager to join our team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The House Manager directs the Aronoff Center’s front-of-house operations and works to promote customer, volunteer, and staff satisfaction while maximizing event attendance.

Responsibilities
The House Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: scheduling, supervising, training and evaluating house management and usher staffs; creating a culture of positive customer service in the Aronoff Center’s public staff; overseeing the resolution of customer issues; developing and implementing house policies; overseeing the ticket entry process; managing the audience arrival and departure experience including accessibility; overseeing the front-of-house facilities during events; supporting the design and fulfillment of electronic messaging programming; assisting in supporting the lobby concessions and merchandise for performances; assist in developing and executing audience surveys and data collection; overseeing front-of-house data reporting and analysis; managing the audience safety program; and assisting with the planning and management of special events when needed.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have five or more years of management responsibility within the performing arts, entertainment, hospitality, or other relevant field with significant customer service experience. Experience in a multi-venue facility and team leadership experience is preferred; volunteer management experience desired. The qualified candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to exercise good judgment independently. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community is essential. Must have excellent computer skills; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills; a high level of organization and attention to accuracy; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; multi-task and meet time sensitive deadlines; schedule flexibility (work on nights, holidays and weekends will be required); and the required physical ability to move rapidly, stand for long periods of time, and lift up to 40 lbs.

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume by 12/17/2018 to:

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

No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Front Desk Coordinator

Posted:
Dec 4, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association is looking for a Front Desk Coordinator for our Aronoff Center location to manage the front desk on a daily basis and to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. As the Front Desk Coordinator, this individual will be the first point of contact for our organization, offer administrative support across departments, and ultimately ensure the front desk welcomes guests positively, and executes all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: greet and direct visitors accordingly and in a way that represents the organization in the best possible light and provides a welcoming environment; promptly open/close front office area and related; answer central telephone system and direct calls accordingly; requisition and maintaining of office supplies; maintain office equipment including service calls; manage daily metering and distribution of incoming/outgoing mail; oversee postage machine regarding postage refills, updates and maintenance; retain and balance petty cash; prepare monthly allocation reports and maintain database; and coordinate other office services for staff.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess excellent phone etiquette and strong customer service skills; must be detail-oriented and organized; professional appearance and demeanor required. Thorough knowledge of general office procedures a must. Punctuality is essential. Qualified candidates will have previous administrative or clerical experience with solid computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Basic bookkeeping skills a plus. High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume by 12/17/2018 to:

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

No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Systems Support Manager

Posted:
Nov 30, 2018
Position Summary
The Systems Support Manager will be responsible for oversight of all information technology systems, equipment and processes. They will assist with all day-to-day information technology operations, including functional support for all technology equipment, software and systems. The Systems Support Manager will work with management staff to determine and implement specific technical needs and priorities within the organization. They are responsible for maintaining a dynamic knowledge base of technical solutions to ensure that the organization's IT infrastructure is as efficient and productive as possible.

Information Technology Leadership
- Takes an active role in identifying issues or areas of technological inefficiency and recommending and implementing solutions.
- Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization while creating and promoting a positive and supportive work environment.
- Respects confidentiality in discussing staff, volunteer and organizational matters; also maintains confidentiality of organization, project, fiscal and personnel related information.
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of the organization and adheres to all organizational standards.
- Implement new software and technologies, including the training of employees and management staff.
- Providing guidance for problems and questions.

Information Technology Operations
- Manages and maintains all systems applications including but not limited to Windows, Microsoft Office 365 and Tessitura.
- Ensures the availability, continuity and security of data and information.
- Manages network operations to include: troubleshooting connectivity problems for workstations, networks, software applications, VoIP phones, copiers and other technologies; installing and maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing email addresses; assessing and reporting operational status; performing backups and restores, etc.
- Uses Programming techniques and scripting languages to automate this installing of software and software maintenance in a production environment. Manages and maintains the PDQ Inventory database of all I.T. assets.
- Presents and implements technology alternatives to streamline functions and improve productivity.
- Be responsible for providing access to the computer network, implementing new programs, and solving network problems.
- Assess the needs of our employees, develop installation plans for access to the network, and coordinated with various departments to arrange installation and ensured that plans are implemented.

Support Responsibilities
- Take the lead in providing a high level of prompt customer service and answer user inquiries regarding computer software,  hardware operation, VoIP telephony systems, wireless networking integration  and software applications.
- Oversee the updating of workstations when needed e.g. Windows updates, upgrades, new hardware and software installation and support.
- Coordinate with Director of Information Technology to maintain maximum support coverage of hardware/ software issues.
- Diagnose and resolve day to day operations issues including High Priority/Mission Critical IT issues outside of normal business hours (On Call).
- Develop training materials and procedures and/or train users in the proper use of hardware and software.
- Assist with assigned user account administration and file rights management.
- Maintain and expand your knowledge of hardware and software systems.
- Responds to system operational problems – on call.

Technical Responsibilities
-  Manage the Help Desk requests that are received via the Help Desk, Phone, by Email and in person. Open tickets when not received via the help desk and continually update ticket status and time spent.
- Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of networking, computer and telephone systems, and appropriate software.
- Experience with SQL databases is desirable.
- Monitor and update Anti-Virus software and other updates to software and they become available.
- Set up, monitor and work with the vendors to support our Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony system.
- Work on various on-going or long term projects such as migration, new software roll-outs, and other configuration changes that require longer periods of time to complete.
- Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship: The Systems Support Manager reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Qualifications
- Experience in computer systems support work is preferred.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.  A two year degree in computer science or networking is preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
- Working knowledge of the practices, principles, and techniques of computer operation; of computer software and hardware; of information security policies and procedures; of local area networks; and of the management of end users expectations required.
- In depth knowledge of the Windows desktops platforms (Windows 7, Windows 8) as well as a solid grounding in the various Office Applications is critical.
- Some knowledge of wireless network integration and Voice over IP (VoIP) is desirable.
- Skill in the use, support and repair of computers and printers is required.
- The use of applicable programs and systems, in troubleshooting systems, is a daily requirement.
- Ability to help users with the use of all technology.
- Knowledge of diagnostic tools for problem detection and resolution, experience with disk imaging and automatic software distribution tools is also preferred.

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

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

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

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

Please put “Systems Support Manager” in the subject line.

Contemporary Arts Center

Spring Interns

Posted:
Nov 30, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center is looking for interns for a 12-14 week period beginning late January/early February. The CAC offers a unique learning experience in a diverse and dynamic environment for individuals with enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, flexibility and a love for contemporary art! By concentrating on mentorship, we offer the chance for interns to focus on their learning goals.

Because of our non-profit status, CAC internships are unpaid, however, we offer benefits such as discounts to the store, café and programming. 

We are currently accepting resumes for internship opportunities in:
Education

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume and statement of interest to Shawnee Turner, sturner@contemporaryartscenter.org by December 17th, 2018.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Social Media Coordinator

Posted:
Nov 29, 2018
Supervisor’s Title: Vice President of Content
Status: Fulltime

Position Description
Cincinnati Public Radio is looking for a Social Media Coordinator to elevate our social media efforts for both our Classical and News stations. This is a brand new position you’ll have a chance to develop. We're eager to hear your ideas for engaging our existing listeners and growing our social media reach. This position will be part of our marketing team but will also work closely with all departments. Applicants should shine at social media strategy, data extraction, and teaching others to use social media platforms.

Primary Responsibilities
- Engage social media audiences by working on the daily execution of overall social strategy to drive audience engagement and build community
- Craft and post visually compelling social media content in collaboration with all departments
- Assist in the creation of social media strategies for both our classical and news stations
- Research current social media trends and explore new social media platforms
- Use analytics and metrics across the multiple social media platforms to inform decisions about social media strategies and create best practices
- Monitor social media conversations for story ideas
- Collaborate with colleagues to strengthen social media skills of the staff

Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Mass Communication, Social Media or related degree
- 2-3+ years producing social media preferred
- Proficiency in a variety of social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- Knowledge of Sprout Social or other social media management platform
- Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
- Passionate about social media trends
- Expertise in using multimedia elements to enhance stories (graphics, pictures, video)
- Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio’s programming and belief in our mission and vision
- Strong creative writing skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with a creative team to solve problems and achieve common goals

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and social media samples by 12/31/18 to jobs@cinradio.org.

No phone calls, please.

Contemporary Arts Center

Visitor Experience Associate

Posted:
Nov 29, 2018
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks applicants for the position of Visitor Experience Associate.

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

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

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

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume by December 11, 2018 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org

Please, no phone calls.

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

Taft Museum of Art

Security Officers

Posted:
Nov 29, 2018
Positions: Security Officer (Full-time and Part-time)
Reports to: Exhibitions Security Supervisor or Operations Security Manager
Team: Security
Shifts: Various positions and shifts available
Salary: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience
Benefits: Free parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Museum membership and other special discounts. On a bus line! Full-time benefits available for those shifts 37.5 hours or more.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking various part-time and full-time Security Officers. These positions require a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, works independent, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

General Position Summary
The Security Officer’s primary responsibility is maintaining a safe and secure environment of the Taft Museum of Art. In addition, the Security Officer is responsible for monitoring and reporting irregularities, promoting excellent guest both internally and to the public. He/she plays a key role in creating a positive and meaningful experience for each visitor and guest to the museum.

Core Responsibilities
- Provides excellence in guest and visitor experience and portrays a positive and professional image.
- Share safety and etiquette with visitors, including not touching the art work, no loitering, no smoking, carrying forbidden articles, and investigate suspicious or criminal acts.
- Patrol by foot, buildings and grounds.
- Examine doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
- Identify and report irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and doors left unlocked.
- Monitor personnel and parcels entering and departing the museum to safeguard against theft of property, inspecting contractors, vendors, and visitors for appropriate credentials.
- Conduct or assist with evacuations in case of fire or other emergencies.
- Maintain the Lost and Found in accordance with prescribed procedures.
- Responsible for opening and closing the Museum.
- Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.
- Assists contractors, vendors and visitors that may be ill and/or injured.
- Regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at Museum entrance to maintain orderly flow.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Required Education and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required.
- Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum and/or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public.
- Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment.
- Physical requirements include sitting, standing, and walking for long periods of time.
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification and/or first responder certification or training desired.
- Experience with electronic ID and facility-access systems required.
- Museum experience preferred.
- Must speak English.
- Strong, proven "people" skills are required.
- Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred.
- Must have reliable transportation.

Required Competencies and Capability
- 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.
- Effectively communicate with visitors and staff, in person, and answer questions professionally and with knowledge.
- Communication/Visitor Experience: Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing. Demonstrates a passion and aptitude for delivering exceptional guest and visitor experience.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Team player who is ready and willing to help wherever needed; must be a “hands on” employee who is willing to step in. When required, responds promptly and professionally to facility emergencies in a manner that protects both the Museum and its visitors equally.
- Prioritization and Problem Solving: Ability to plan, organize, and meet project deadlines by prioritizing work is required. Self-starting, identifies work that needs to be accomplished and teams with his or her peers to ensure that it is completed.
- Physical: Move briskly through the building, climb ladders and stairs, respond quickly to alarms and events requiring security involvement, deal with emergencies, and help as required. Be able to sit, stand or patrol for long periods of time. Other physical capabilities required:
     - 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 and operate a 50 lb. fire extinguisher, lift and carry a small child (50 lbs) to safety, place a person of at least 100 lbs into a wheelchair.
- Pressure: Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations.
- Due to the essential nature of all safety and security positions, the Surveillance/Dispatcher may be required to report for after hour emergencies, for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by the Chief of Security, Risk & Safety.

To Apply
Please go to our website by following this link: https://taftmuseum.org/get-involved/careers/job-openings/

Please apply for any security role that you believe you are qualified for.

Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art directly.

Elementz

Associate Director-Administration

Posted:
Nov 27, 2018
Elementz is currently accepting applications for the position of “Associate Director-Administration.” This is a new position and is a response to our organizational growth and increasing impact on the youth in our community.

The broad duties of this position would include:
- An existing relationship with the hip hop/street/urban community
- Ability to build out relationships with the young professionals and community groups that represent diversity
- Ability to build relationships with the arts community
- Ability to plan and execute events and fundraisers
- Ability to research and write grants and understanding of financial reporting
- Ability to build connections in the corporate community

While much of the responsibilities in this position will initially include traditional development duties, there is a growth path for a major role in the administrative and strategic side of Elementz for the right candidate.

To Apply
Potential candidates should provide a cover letter and a professional resume in order to be considered. Questions about this position can be directed to Tom Kent, Managing Director, 513-379-3239 or tkent@elementz.org.

Applicants should send required information to info@elementz.org.

Old World Restorations

Office Manager

Posted:
Nov 26, 2018
Old World Restorations, Inc.
Art Restoration/Conservation/Framing
5729 Dragon Way
Cincinnati, (Fairfax) Ohio  45227
www.oldworldrestorations.com

Available Position
Office Manager / Customer Service
Part-Time (24 hours per week – Mon, Wed, Fri)

The ideal candidate for this long term part-time position should have an interest in Art, History and Preservation, as well as a minimum of three years experience managing a small business office.

Responsibilities
- Telephone and Email client inquiries
- Accounts Receivable and Payable
- Prepare Quotes, Invoices and monthly statements
- Bookkeeping / General ledger
- Daily, Monthly, Quarterly Financial and Tax Reports
- Bank Deposits
- Data / Order entry
- Filing
- Schedule client appointments
- Payroll
- Assist with packing and shipping of art
- Coordinate project logistics and timing

Experience and Skills Required
- Must be proficient with QuickBooks Pro Online
- Microsoft Office 365
- Minimum three years small office management
- Minimum three years retail sales

To Apply
Please EMAIL cover letter of interest, current resume and compensation requirements with “OFFICE MANAGER APPLICATION” in the Subject line to deisele@oldworldrestorations.com.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK INS PLEASE