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Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor

Posted:
Jan 22, 2018
Reports to: Manager, Public Programs
Department: Museum Camps
FLSA Status: PT Temporary, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers during the before and after care periods of Museum Camps. The Museum Camp Before/After Care instructor uses classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience. The Museum Camp instructor also guarantees Museum Camps attendees’ safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s policies and holding campers and volunteers to safety standards.

Responsibilities
- Facilitate Monday morning check-in for Before Care campers. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc.
- Facilitate daily check-in and check-out procedures for children in before and after care.
- Attend all museum camp training sessions.
- Facilitate communication between parents of campers and day-time instructors and coordinators.
- Serve as the primary supervision for campers in before and after care.
- Stay on site until all campers are picked up during after care.
- Serve as substitute instructor as needed.

Education and Experience
- Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, art, social work, counseling, theatre or related field preferred Experience working in an educational setting (formal or informal) with children.
- Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
- Understanding of day camp procedures/standards preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
- Must have strong leadership and people skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
- Must have good communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
- Must have the ability to work at multiple locations. Reliable transportation is required.

Additional Requirements
- Work week may be 0 – 30 hours. The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:15am – 9:15am, 7:15am – 1:15pm, and 3:30pm – 6:00pm. Weekends are not required.
- Museum Camp Before and After Care Instructors must have full availability from May 21 – August 10 unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps.
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. of supplies and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time while presenting programs, assisting campers or organizing materials.

Work area is Geier Collections and Research Center and Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors and other areas in and around the building. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely off-site at satellite Museum Camps locations including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, Thomas More College, Greenacres Foundation, and Cincinnati Country Day School. 

To Apply
Follow this link to apply online: https://goo.gl/apnz8h

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Instructor

Posted:
Jan 22, 2018
Reports to: Manager, Public Programs
Department: Museum Camps
FLSA Status: PT Temporary, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Museum Camp Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers throughout the camp day through the use of classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience. The Museum Camp instructor also guarantees Museum Camps attendees’ safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s policies and holding campers and volunteers to safety standards. This includes close monitoring of children throughout the camp day inclusive of lunch time, recess, on field trips, and offsite locations.

Responsibilities
- Implement educational programs and activities for campers, including while on field trips. Instructors should be familiar with all assigned program content and needs.
- Facilitate Monday morning check-in. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc. Ensure all medical conditions are kept in mind during activities.
- Assist with daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
- Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers by having them assist with the camp day.
- Attend all museum camp training sessions.
- Serve as an instructor at both before care and after care as needed.

Education and Experience
- Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, art, social work, counseling, theatre or related field preferred Experience working in an educational setting (formal or informal) with children.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
- Understanding of day camp procedures/standards preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
- Must have strong leadership and people skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
- Must have good communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
- Must have the ability to work at multiple locations. Reliable transportation is required.

Additional Requirements
- Work week may be 0 – 40 hours. The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm. Weekends are not required.
- Museum Camp Instructors must have full availability from May 21 – August 10 unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps.
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. of supplies and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time while presenting programs, assisting campers or organizing materials.

Work area is Geier Collections and Research Center and Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors and other areas in and around the building. Camps will travel off site for field trips. Field trips include lots of standing and maneuvering rough and uneven terrain, possibly in inclement weather. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely off-site at satellite Museum Camps locations including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, Thomas More College, Greenacres Foundation, and Cincinnati Country Day School.

To Apply
Follow this link to apply online: https://goo.gl/Su15oz

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Coordinator

Posted:
Jan 22, 2018
Reports to: Manager, Public Programs
Department: Museum Camps
FLSA Status: PT Temporary, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Museum Camp Coordinator serves as a leader and point-person at Union Terminal and at off-site, satellite locations for Museum Camps. While offsite, Museum Camps Coordinators are responsible for collaborating with the site, transporting materials and supplies, collecting and organizing camper paperwork, ensuring all museum camp staff and campers adhere to policies set by Cincinnati Museum Center and the off-site location, and communicating with campers’ families.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Lead and direct field trips. Leading field trips includes communicating with the bus company, confirming travel and program plans with the field trip site and supervising staff and campers.
- Prepare and organize materials, supplies, and snacks for Museum Camps. Lead shopping trips for supplies when necessary.
- Participate in the development and implementation of camp lesson plans and activities. Coordinator should be familiar with all curriculum and be able to both write and teach educational programs.
- Communicate with campers’ parents/guardians about sickness, injury, behavioral concerns, incidents, and other issues. Answer questions from parents/guardians about camp activities and policies.
- Serve as a mentor and leader for Museum Camps Interns and work with them to guarantee organization of schedules, rosters, and paper work.
- Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers by having them assist with the camp day.
- Lead morning meetings at off-site locations or when necessary at Union Terminal.
- Assist Museum Camp instructors with Monday check-in and organize paperwork every Monday. Lead daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
- Ensure that instructors receive a lunch break and supervise campers while giving breaks to instructors.
- Guarantee Museum Camps attendees’ safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s policies and holding instructors to safety standards. This includes the close monitoring of children during lunch time, recess, on field trips, at offsite locations and throughout the camp day. All medical conditions should be kept in mind during activities.
- Attend and assist with all Museum Camps training sessions.
- Serve as an instructor at both before care and after care as needed.
- Serve as substitute instructor as needed.

Education and Experience
- Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, art, social work, counseling, theatre or related field preferred Experience working in an educational setting (formal or informal) with children.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
- Understanding of day camp procedures/standards preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
- Must have strong leadership and people skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience organizing electronic files.
- Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
- Must have good communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
- Must have the ability to work at multiple locations. Reliable transportation is required.

Additional Requirements
- Work week may be 0 – 40 hours. The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm. Weekends are not required.
- Museum Camp Coordinators must have full availability from April 30 – August 17 unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps.
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. of supplies and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time while presenting programs, assisting campers or organizing materials.

Work area is Geier Collections and Research Center and Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors and other areas in and around the building. Camps will travel off site for field trips. Field trips include lots of standing and maneuvering rough and uneven terrain, possibly in inclement weather. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely off-site at satellite Museum Camps locations including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, Thomas More College, Greenacres Foundation, and Cincinnati Country Day School.

To Apply
Follow this link to apply online: https://goo.gl/YdEK9t

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Development Specialist & Grant Manager

Posted:
Jan 22, 2018
The Development Specialist reports directly to the Director of Development. The Development Specialist will be responsible all sustaining grant funding, including reporting. They are also responsible for prospecting new grant opportunities, writing grant applications, submitting reports and requests, and attending meetings as needed. In addition, they will support the Development Director in the prospecting, research and development of new sponsor and donor bases throughout the community.

Reports to: Director of Development
Works with: All departments
Direct Reports: None
Schedule: 40 hours per week (some weekends & evenings required)
Additional: Must have valid drivers license

Education
This position requires a High School diploma and a background in the arts and/or arts education. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience is preferred.

Preferred Skills
- Grant Writing Skills
- Organizational management
- Planning and operational development
- Letter writing and communication skills
- Database & report management

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

Alisa Miller
Development Director
c/o Mike Hicks, Executive Assistant
mike@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833

Closing Date
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Community Outreach, Engagement & Volunteer Manager

Posted:
Jan 22, 2018
Summary
The primary responsibility of the Community Outreach, Engagement & Volunteer Manager is to establish and maintain high quality experiences in the arts of the community in the Greater Hamilton and Butler County region. This position is also responsible for managing participation in, and representing, the Fitton Center at community events as well as management of all Fitton Center volunteers at internal and external events.

Skills & Development
- Familiarity with underserved neighborhoods, its citizens, its schools and its leaders
- Emphasis on building ongoing community relationships
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to produce and manage budgets for all associated projects
- Dependability, promptness and regular attendance
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- A positive attitude and the ability to work collaboratively with all types of people
- Strong computer skills and relevant software including usage of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel), photo editing software, social media management, etc.

Education
This position requires a High School diploma and a background in the arts and/or arts education. Preferred Associate or Bachelor’s Degree.

Reports to: Executive Director
Direct Reports: Outreach & Engagement Instructors & Artists. Fitton Center volunteers.
Schedule: 25-30 hours per week with some nights and weekends required
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 25 pounds and stand or sit most of shift as needed
Additional: Must have valid driver’s license

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

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director
c/o Mike Hicks, Executive Assistant
mike@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833
 
Closing Date
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Cincinnati Arts Association

Concessions & Hospitality Manager

Posted:
Jan 19, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Concessions & Hospitality Manager to join our team at our Music Hall location. The Concessions & Hospitality Manager is responsible for effectively administering all operational aspects of concessions and catering services at Music Hall, while creating a positive, memorable experience for patrons and clients through first-class customer service.

Responsibilities
The Concessions & Hospitality Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- The overall coordination, supervision, evaluation, and training of all concessions staff
- Ensuring enforcement of all state and local laws and regulations governing sales and handling of food and alcoholic beverages
- Purchasing and maintaining inventory of food and beverage supplies/product
- Act as liaison with clients, caterers, suppliers and internal departments
- Managing the point-of-sale system; monitoring concessions budget to ensure efficient operations
- Handling/balancing cash, receipts, and invoicing
- Ensuring adequate inventory and cash control systems and procedures are in place
- Coordinating vending machine needs with vendors
- Prepare concessions payroll
- Performing bartending and minor catering functions as required 

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional managerial and customer service skills
- Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with customers and staff
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and make critical decisions
- Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
- A high level of organization and attention to detail
- Must be knowledgeable in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the food and beverage industry, specifically laws of the State of Ohio
- Proficient skills in processing and preparing invoices and other financial documents
- Basic knowledge of Point-of-Sale systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
- Ability to maintain a flexible schedule (work on nights and weekends will be required)
- Physical ability to move rapidly, stand for long periods of time, and lift up to 40 lbs
- Associate’s degree and a minimum of five years’ hands-on related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- TIPS or similar alcohol control certification a plus.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by February 2, 2018 to:

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik 2018 Stage Manager

Posted:
Jan 19, 2018
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2018. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Stage Manager who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2018 summer festival season. This position offers an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s four annual Summermusik festival season. Specifically, the Stage Manager will take responsibility for staging requirements, including technical elements and physical conditions, for all rehearsals and performances for Summermusik 2018.

Dates
4 weeks, starting sometime w/o July 30th through August 25, 2018.

Working Hours
Specific hours will shift based on the days of rehearsals, 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.

Stipend
$1,000. Stage manager will receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the stage manager.

This position will report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties
Work with General Manager on a variety of tasks related to festival event and concert stage management and production, including but not limited:
- Set-up and teardown of stage – chairs, music stands large instruments, other equipment – at all rehearsals, performances and festival events, including concert set changes
- Ensure best possible working conditions for musicians on and off stage
- Assist staff in managing and anticipating logistical problems
- Anticipate musician working condition concerns, such as temperature, lighting or safety; effectively problem solve as necessary, working closely with GM and Personnel Manager
- Assist with planning and coordination of stage logistics in all venues, including load-in/load-out schedules
- Backstage concert production for rehearsals and concerts at venues around town
- Assist GM with any concert production activities that are assigned, including operation of technical equipment when no stage crew is available
- Load and unload production vehicle and staff/festival vehicles at the conclusion of all rehearsals/events/performances, transferring needed stage equipment between venues or services
- Maintain any make minor repairs as necessary to CCO equipment such as chairs, music stands, music and folders, cords/technical equipment, etc.
- Attend production and staff meetings as requested
- Contribute to professional appearance of the CCO on stage.
- 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, by having contact with musicians, guest artists, orchestral and technical staff

Qualifications
- Minimum of 1 year of orchestra or theater stage experience
- Working knowledge of orchestral instruments and seating conventions. Ability to read music a plus
- Knowledge of basic lighting and audio equipment and their operation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite
- 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
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, theater or related field preferred
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By serving as CCO Stage Manager you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the orchestral production field, with a specific emphasis on stage management.

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

Contact
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org

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

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Production Internship

Posted:
Jan 19, 2018
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2018. 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 2018 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 fourth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates
7 weeks, July 16 through August 31, 2018.

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
Assist General Manager a variety of tasks related to festival event and concert production, including but not limited to:
- 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
- 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 celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets.

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Marketing Internship

Posted:
Jan 19, 2018
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2018. 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 2018 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 fourth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates
7 weeks, July 16 through August 31, 2018.

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
Assist Marketing and Development Coordinator with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2018 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
- 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 celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets.

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

Contemporary Arts Center

Assistant to the Director

Posted:
Jan 12, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Assistant to the Director 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 part time position of Assistant to the Director. Part time hours are expected to average up to 30 hours per week.

Scope of Position
The Assistant to the Director is responsible for the management of the Director’s office and supporting the Chief of Development.

Key functions
- Act as liaison for Director and Chief of Development to the Board of Trustees to optimize relationships (including such duties as: schedule meetings with the Board and its committees; handle  requests from the Board in a timely and efficient manner; take minutes at meetings and maintain records of board and committee actions).
- Compile new trustee packets, new trustee orientation booklets, schedule and organize new trustee orientations.
- Collect trustee responsibility forms and conflict of interest statements.
- Tracking and invoicing trustees for annual dues and additional funding or fundraising obligations.
- Prepare (compile data and format) reports to the board and executive committee, including monthly director’s report, nomination reports, board meeting agenda, minutes, etc.
- Maintain the dynamic calendar schedule for the Director and Chief of Development and prioritize meetings.
- Assist Director and Chief of Development with spontaneous tasks.
- Manage and update Director’s and Chief of Development’s contact list.
- Office support, including correspondence (open and prioritize the Director’s mail; directly handle simple requests; type and format complex correspondence and reports).
- Receive and prioritize or handle all telephone and electronic (email) messaging.
- File and/or properly store all documents and materials relating to the Office of the Director.
- Handle all travel arrangements for the Director and, when required, for people visiting the Director.
- Handle all meeting arrangements for the Director, Chief of Development and for trustee committee meetings, including room and equipment scheduling, refreshments, etc.
- Accounts coding for the Director’s office.
- Office management responsibilities (including supplies ordering; daily checking of mail and distribution of mail to appropriate CAC departments; etc).
- Stamping of mailed donation checks “for deposit only” and distributing to Finance and H/R Manager.
- Coordinate meetings among the department heads and director’s schedules.
- Compile and distribute full staff and department head meeting minutes, indicated actions and agendas.
- Compile and format institutional documents, such as the strategic plan.
- Complete placement of trustees onto board committees.
- Confirm other departments board committee meetings for the year.
- Schedule group and individual meetings for major fundraising projects and other director and development related meetings and activities that support this (example: schedule room, arrange beverages, take notes).
- Work closely with nominating committee, preparing nominating prospects and scheduling all meetings with those prospects.
- Other duties as assigned.

Interpersonal Relations
Communicate in an intelligent and professional manner with a broad range of individuals: Staff, Trustees, Members, and outside organizations.

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 Skills and Personality Attributes

- Must have excellent written, verbal and inter-personal skills.
- Strong administrative and clerical background is essential.
- Computer and word processing proficiency required (successful applicant will need to develop or come prepared with skills in Windows-based programs, especially Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint as well as Outlook).
- Network maintenance, scanning, digital projection, internet, and computer program troubleshooting skills would also be helpful).
- College degree, non-profit experience desirable.

Key Results Areas/Major Success Criteria for the Job
Must be efficient and organized, able to handle multiple tasks, and communicate well with a broad variety of individuals and organizations. Confidentiality and loyalty must be unquestionable.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by January 26, 2018 to:

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

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

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ArtWorks

Workforce Development Intern

Posted:
Jan 11, 2018
Job Title: Workforce Development Intern
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Hours: Part-time, 10 – 15 hours/week. (8 weeks, February 12-April 6th, 2018)
Compensation: $10.10
Reports to: Director of Workforce Development
Start date: February 12, 2018
Orientation: February 8+9, 2018

Job Description
ArtWorks is seeking a Workforce Development Intern to assist the Workforce Development Department in the recruitment and hiring efforts for 2018. Join a dynamic team in a fun and fast paced environment and help us advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity.

Key responsibilities of the Design Intern include:
- Work under the direction of the Director of Workforce Development
- Assisting with data entry for workforce databases
- Assist collecting mailing address, stuff collateral and mailing, and distributing hire collateral
- Prepare presentations for in person recruitment opportunities Assisting in Artists and Apprentice recruitment and interview process
- Assisting + monitor with recruitment events
- Assist with planning and development of orientation and enrichment schedules and materials
- Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:
- Able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks team-members
- Working knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word, Excel and Access
- Experience working in an office
- Interest in the arts, non-profits and graphic design
- Passion for the arts and education
- A valid driver’s license and access to personal transportation required
- Must have a vehicle for transporting supplies to project sites
- Ability to understand and follow directions
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Ability to work independently
- Great organizational skills
- Discretion
- Some weekend hours required

To Apply
Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and 5-10 images of work, along with their contact information by Friday, January 29, 2018:

Colleen O’Connor
Director Workforce Development
ArtWorks
20 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
or coconnor@ArtWorksCincinnati.org

For more information about ArtWorks, please visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Capital Campaign Manager

Posted:
Jan 9, 2018
Position Description
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Position Overview

The Capital Campaign Manager assists with the successful promotion, management and day-to-day operations of the Playhouse’s Capital Campaign. The Campaign Manager works collaboratively with the Development Director, the Campaign Chair, the Board President, and the Executive Staff, and is the primary logistics liaison to the Campaign Cabinet. The Capital Campaign Manager is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to: Development Director

Position Responsibilities
- Assists with the implementation of all aspects of the Capital Campaign, including the execution of the fundraising operating plan, timeline, and achievement of clearly defined benchmarks and goals.
- Manages prospect lists and research, assists with the execution of targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for prospects.
- Assists the Development Director and the Campaign Cabinet Chair regarding the strategy and cultivation of the highest net-worth donor prospects.
- Assists Development Director with the management, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of Campaign prospects.
- Assists with the implementation of a communications plan to enhance the visibility and appreciation of the Playhouse in the context of the quiet phase of the Campaign.
- Assists the Development Director and the Events Manager with the planning of events to cultivate Campaign prospects and steward current donors to the Campaign.
- Maintains an active Campaign calendar (for solicitations, cultivation events, follow-up actions, etc.) and manages the tracking system for a moves management pipeline in Tessitura as directed by the Development Director.
- Assists in the creation of Campaign print and electronic collateral materials; assists in the coordination of design and production of all Campaign materials.
- Serves as the primary logistics liaison with the Campaign Cabinet including coordination of regular meetings.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

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

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

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:
Rachel Kirley
Development Director
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
rachel.kirley@cincyplay.com
No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: February 7, 2018

Music Resource Center

Member Coordinator

Posted:
Jan 5, 2018
Cincinnati's Music Resource Center (MRC) - a nonprofit state of the art recording studio and performance space located in East Walnut Hills - seeks an experienced engineer, producer, and instructor for an innovative after-school program for area teens. Join a team that elevates our teen members through music instruction, creative programming, and one on one mentoring, ultimately transforming lives. Check the description below, then contact us and let us know why #MRCMusicMatters to you.

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 MRC-Cinci is to educate and inspire young people and through music equip them with life skills for the future. We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a part-time Member Coordinator to monitor the in-house member services at MRC. The Member Coordinator tracks attendance, dues, and member demographic information in addition to daily studio scheduling. The Member Coordinator also performs basic maintenance functions to keep the facility clean and attractive.

Responsibilities
- Manage member traffic flow and routine communications, including checking in/out, maintaining member records in database (MindBody, Salesforce), and creating new member folders
- Engage members and prospective members through daily interactions, studio tours, on-boarding of new members
- Manage studio schedule in coordination with instructors, including booking studio appointments, booking/scheduling lessons, sending lesson reminders to members and parents, as appropriate
- In concert with Community Care Coordinator, address behavioral issues with members and/or parents
- Promote MRC opportunities to current members; follow up on phone calls/emails regarding interest in MRC programming
- Oversee meal programs, including meals for special events
- Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of the facility
- Order office supplies, as needed

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Great organizational skills
- Microsoft Office and Mac skills
- Experience working with youth/teens
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work and plan programming with a small team of others
- Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1:45 pm – 7:15 pm (summer 12:45 – 6:15)

Compensation: $8.50-$9.00/hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to jobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Member Coordinator, in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and your resume. You can also mail a 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

City of Cincinnati

Poet Laureate

Posted:
Jan 5, 2018
About the Position
The City of Cincinnati has one of the most illustrious records of support for the arts in the country, and part of that record is creating and maintaining a strong role for the City’s Poet Laureate.

The Poet Laureate will be someone whose poetry speaks to the city. Appointed by the Mayor with recommendation from an Advisory Committee, the Cincinnati Poet Laureate will serve a two-year term, promoting poetry appreciation, encouraging the reading and writing of poetry throughout the city, and composing and reading poems for special events and occasions.

The position comes with a modest honorarium.

Expectation
In collaboration with the Advisory Committee, the Cincinnati Poet Laureate will develop a plan for his or her term. He or she is responsible for executing the approved plan and reporting to the Advisory Committee regularly.

The Cincinnati Poet Laureate should plan to participate in the State of the City events, the Neighborhood Summit, Poetry Month activities, and other official City events as appropriate.

The City reserves the right to record, publish and display works produced by the Poet Laureate in his or her official capacity during his or her term. The applicant agrees that he or she will not pursue any legal action against the Advisory Committee, the City, its agents or employees.

Requirements
To be considered eligible for the Poet Laureate position, applicants must live in the City of Cincinnati and be at least 18 years of age. The poet should demonstrate a commitment to poetry, a willingness to engage the community in discourse about poetry and to present his or her work to the public. The poet should be willing to allow selected poems to be published on the city website.

To be selected, each applicant must submit a curriculum vitae or resume, a brief vision statement defining what role the Poet Laureate should play in the community (1 typewritten page maximum), an overview of what they would do for poetry month in April 2018 (1 typewritten page maximum), and a sample of their work.

Background
Previously, Cincinnati had an official city poet. In 2016, Vice Mayor David Mann led the effort to revive the position, and our first Poet Laureate, Pauletta Hansel, was appointed that year.

For more information, contact Ioanna Paraskevopoulos or Giovanni Rocco in Councilmember Mann’s office at ioanna.paraskevopoulos@cincinnati-oh.gov or giovanni.rocco@cincinnati-oh.gov, or by phone at (513) 352-4611.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Scenic Painter (Seasonal)

Posted:
Jan 4, 2018
Organizational Overview
TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through four primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 107,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theatre productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT Showtime Series at Red Bank – New in 2017-2018, TCT will offer two Showtime Series productions annually.  Fully-produced yet smaller, longer-run productions through which we can expand the age ranges of children we are reaching.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 60,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 600 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

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

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

Position Overview
The ideal Scenic Painter reports directly to the Scenic Charge Artist. At the discretion of the Scenic Charge Artist you may be asked to perform, but are not limited to the following duties:
- Painting
- Other tasks identified by the Scenic Charge Artist
- Other tasks identified by the Technical Director

The Scenic Painter is ideally a self-motivated, able to work independently to complete tasks assigned to them safely and quickly without constant and direct oversight, and is able to work with other members of the company and other members of the theatre community. The Scenic Painter is willing and eager to assist other departments to help fulfill the goals of the company.

Deadlines and timelines for productions are established by the Producing Artistic Director of TCT. Shop deadlines and timelines are established by the Technical Director. Services pursuant to this contract are performed in advance of the appropriate deadlines and in overall compliance with production timelines. TCT anticipates the majority of the work performed pursuant to this contract to be complete in April of 2018, however we are looking to grow this department, and the position does have the potential to evolve into a full-time position in the future.

Responsibilities/Required Skills
- Work in the TCT Scene Shop, painting under the direction of the Scenic Charge on a M-F work schedule
- Communicate with Scenic Charge with any questions or issues
- Priming scenery as necessary
- Finish-work and aging techniques
- Proficient at color mixing
- Using standard sprayers (P50, Preval)
- Creating a “touch-up” kit and touching up the scenery as necessary
- Cleaning the paint area on completion of the project
- Possesses the ability to lead a project, directing other scenic artists

Compensation
- Wage Range: $15-18/hr. depending on experience.
- Housing in Cincinnati is not provided.
- Start date is mid-late January, early February.

To Apply
Please send your resume, references, and examples of your work or link to your online portfolio to submissions@tctcincinnati.com. Please use the subject line: “PAINTER”

Plaza Artist Materials

Keyholder

Posted:
Dec 27, 2017
Plaza Artist Materials - Kenwood, OH location is looking for an outgoing, energetic individual with previous Keyholder experience to join our great team as our newest Associate.

The successful candidate MUST be actively involved in visual art, have at least one year of previous Keyholder experience, and possess excellent customer service/relationship building skills. Custom Frame Design experience a plus!

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

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

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

Apply Here

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

Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Director of Education & Outreach

Posted:
Dec 21, 2017
Education & Education Programs
- Staff Liaison to the Education Committee of the SSO – attend all meetings, provide materials, oversee Committee plans for new programs, provide office support for initiatives.

Students at the Symphony
- Maintain relationships with local music educator(s) bringing students to SSO concerts.
- Coordinate tickets and seating, student materials distribution, busing, greeters, and tour guides.
- Keep Curriculum Guide updated and write concert-specific inserts for each concert.

Project Protégé
- Upon determination of selected students, coordinate with SSO conductor on which concerts and what pieces Protégé students will perform.
- Prepare student “PSA’s” to determine student availability for all concerts.
- Coordinate all communication with Protégé students for each concert.
- Communicate with SSO personnel manager and librarian each student’s name, address, and on which concerts they’ll be performing.

Springfield Youth Orchestras & Springfield Children’s Chorus
- Oversight and administration of the Youth Orchestras & SCC programs.
- Scheduling of all venues for rehearsals, performances, and auditions.
- Season schedule planning, scheduling of all conductors and coaches for rehearsals, sectionals.
- Promo materials & mailings for auditions, upkeep of mailing & emailing lists and music educator databases.
- Administer “Live Wire”, the SYO chamber music program: schedule performances, coordinate music, personnel, coaching, and publicity.
- Create and print program books for all performances.
- Responsible for all printed materials: Handbook, forms, brochures, mailings, schedules, promo materials, and reports and documentation for sponsors.
- Responsible for all communication to students and parents.
- Oversee the Parents Associations and attend meetings.
- Oversee rehearsal setup and teardown, and operations logistics for all concerts and rehearsals.
- Oversee publication of the SYO student newsletter.
- Coordinate yearly T-shirt sales and Group photos.
- Keep track of all expenses and income associated with the SYO & SCC programs.
- Maintain youth programs Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media as appropriate.
- Oversight of annual Concerto Competition and annual awards and scholarships.
- Responsible for scheduling, planning, and managing annual “Play-a-thon” and “Sing-a-thon” fundraisers.
- Oversight of annual Concerto Competition and annual awards and scholarships.
- Responsible for all press releases and publicity for performances, auditions, fundraisers.

Music Educator of the Year Award
- Responsible for publicity and mailings for annual nominations.
- Responsible for the ordering and engraving of the award.
- Responsible for all communication to the award winner, press releases announcing the award, and communication with school districts as needed.
- Work with E.D. and M.D. to coordinate concert announcements and award presentation, responsible for arrangements for tickets for award winner and school district personnel, arrange for and oversee setup and invitations for after-concert reception.

Link Up/CYP
- Communicate with Carnegie Hall staff via email to comply with deadlines and requirements to participate.
- Participate in yearly webinar hosted by Carnegie Hall.
- Assist MD with choosing the program for the season and inform Carnegie Hall of decision.
- Establish and maintain relationships with area school teachers and relevant school administration to recruit schools/teachers to the program.
- Schedule and either personally lead or hire a teaching artist to lead Professional Development session (a requirement through Carnegie Hall)
- Maintain active communication with participating teachers throughout the school year. Serve as primary point of contact between teachers and Carnegie Hall.
- Schedule and participate in one classroom visit per teacher per season. Can delegate some visits to Education Committee if appropriate.
- Track registration throughout the year, submit final numbers to CSPAC box office for invoicing.
- Ensure that Concert Host and 3 singers has been hired for concert.
- Work with MD to schedule concert, keeping in mind school district calendars.
- Either run Link Up PowerPoint presentation during the concert or delegate this task to someone else - who will need trained.
- Work with CSPAC staff to manage audience and seating needs per each program.
- All reporting and follow-up with PAC, teachers, and Carnegie Hall.

Outreach
- Coordinate and actively manage Instrument “Petting Zoos”, for events such as the CSCC Family FunFest, or SAC KidsFest.
- Participate in meetings of the Youth Arts Alliance, which meets every other month and consists of area nonprofits that serve children.
- Monitor SSO presence on Google to make sure information is up-to-date and best showcases the SSO.
- Maintain the SSO YouTube channel.
- Maintain SSO Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media pages as appropriate.
- Develop content calendar and either train other staff to adhere to it or handle all posting.
- Actively engage with followers and other community entities so that SSO is visible across all platforms as time allows.
- Make small changes and updates to SSO website to stay up-to-date and tweak details as needed without consulting web designer.
- Develop and maintain relationships with area schools, including teachers and administrative staff, in order to keep open avenues for recruiting and advertising youth programming.

Development & Fundraising
- Flavors: Coordination and management of the SSO’s largest annual fundraiser, held in June. Oversee all aspects of this event which includes a silent auction with over 100 participating vendors, food served by 10-12 different restaurants and caterers, and live music from Youth Orchestra musicians. Work very closely with the Development Committee and serve as central figure for planning of event.
- Coordination of and assistance with online/social media fundraising efforts.
- Providing education statistics, updates, and narratives/copy as needed for other fundraising efforts.
- Other event assistance may be asked dependent upon availability.
- Some grant-writing and reporting.

IT & Office Assistance
IT/Tech Support
- Oversight and maintenance of SSO Google Drive server and user accounts.
- Troubleshooting, training of employees, addition of new accounts, etc. as needed.
- PC/Server Maintenance, i.e., Software updates and upgrades, Security Software renewals and installations, etc.
- Provide tech support for office staff.
- Oversight of tech issues with Giftworks, Quickbooks, and other SSO-specific software.
- Database maintenance; Giftworks, Quickbooks, and all Access databases.
- Monitor and maintain all hardware including modems, routers, switches, battery backups, etc.

Office Assistance
- May need to provide some assistance with computer program functions.
- Assistance with mail merges and mailing assembly may be needed.

To Apply

Email: Lou Ross, lross@springfieldsym.org
Phone: (937) 325-8100

Contemporary Arts Center

Teen Program Assistant

Posted:
Dec 19, 2017
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a part time candidate to fill our Teen Program Assistant 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 part time position of Teen Program Assistant.

Scope of Position
This position reports directly to the Associate Educator of Youth and Family Programs and indirectly to the Learning and Program Director. They will work Thursday evenings from 3:30-6:30pm and the 1st Wednesday of each month 4:30-7:30pm. Main responsibilities include facilitating the Young Adult Lab program, working with the Associate Educator of Youth and Family Programs to develop and facilitate art projects geared towards teens, recording attendance and survey data from the Young Adult Lab program and assisting with the teen council program.

Education Assistant Specific Duties
- Record keeping for Young Adult Lab programming
- Facilitate the Young Adult Lab programming at the CAC. Duties include: assist young adult visitors with art making, general customer service, sign in visitors, evaluations, take photographic documentation, assist in set up and take down, order art supplies, and help with the development of art projects with the Associate Educator.
- Assist the Associate Educator with the Teen Advisory Council, C-YA: take attendance, set up for program, greet teens at valet, etc.
- Assist as needed with additional teen programming at the CAC.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Requirements
- College experience in the arts or art education is encouraged.
- Applicants must have 1 year minimum previous experience working with or managing teens.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Solid art making background: The ideal candidate will be proficient in a variety of art making techniques.
- A background or experiences in the art education field are a plus.
- Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Access and Excel).
- Interest in contemporary art.
- Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills.
- This job requires pulling supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder.
- Work schedule is Thursday evenings 3:30-6:30pm and additional evening hours as needed to accommodate programming needs.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by January 15, 2018 to:

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

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

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Manager, Events Operations

Posted:
Dec 18, 2017
Reports to: Manager of Events Services
Department: Events
FLSA Status: FT, Exempt

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

Position Overview
The Manager of Event Operations coordinates catering operations for events – weddings, banquets, meetings, celebrations, etc. - held at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The Manager delivers consistent brand-quality service and hospitality to our guests.  The Manager’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and oversee event operations including catering, bar service, equipment, run of show, set up and tear down and all related client services during the event; while following policies and procedures and providing a safe, friendly and optimally functional environment. Additionally, the Manager will assist with event administrative functions including event calendars, communications and correspondence, invoicing and payment, and inventory. The Manager will assist in departmental goals, policies, procedures and strategies and in maintaining all reporting necessary to monitor progress and create action plans to meet goals and compliance.

Responsibilities/Duties
Event Operations – 75%
- Oversee event logistics including load in, set up, tear down and load out including caterer, a/v, public safety and related needs for run of show *
- Lead all liquor management including purchasing, caterer and vendor relationships, bar sales, billing and conducting liquor and banquet supplies inventories *
- Identify and secure internal, caterer and vendor logistics, and oversee event day execution *
- Lead client, caterer and vendor site visits to identify event needs and run of show *
- Liaise between client, internal departments and vendors and offer best vendor for client needs from preferred vendor list
- Lead institutional operations meetings to plan operations needs for upcoming events and to learn about potential alignment of events with educational programs, community engagement and similar initiatives
- Coordinate master events calendar for maximum efficiency of deploying resources
- Lead by example in creating a safe (meeting all fire codes), clean, stocked, organized, efficient and presentable event space, supply rooms and office areas
 -Assist in soliciting feedback from clients, internal departments, caterer and vendors to identify client satisfaction and areas for operations improvement

Client Management – 20%
- Create room reservations, sales items and related client account information in POS and event management databases *
- Answer incoming sales inquiries, including phone calls and online requests and effectively communicate product offerings, pricing and institutional history, events and programs to help drive sales *
- Take payment for client invoices and assist with payments for caterer and vendor invoices
- Assist in maintaining integrity of reservations database including calendars, invoices and client records
- Assist in providing sales and client reports to leadership and marketing teams
- Assist with execution of sales plans targeting repeat clients especially to communicate improvements of and interest in our product offerings

Qualifications
- High School diploma required; college degree preferred in areas of event sales, client management, hospitality, tourism, catering/bartending, food management.
- Previous experience of at least 5 years in large venue/attractions (museums, theme parks, zoos, cultural or academic institution, resorts, convention centers, etc.); or a combination of education and experience.
- Strong knowledge of and experience with event logistics including catering, bar management, audio-visual, décor and other event needs.
- Experience with client management software, Point of Sale systems and e-commerce.
- Excellent Guest Service skills including conflict-resolution, service recovery, team building, and interfacing and collaborating effectively with diverse internal and external audiences; and an outgoing, friendly, approachable personality.
- Ability to maintain composure, practice sound judgment, problem solve, critically think, promote a spirit of cooperation and diplomacy and communicate effectively and professionally in high pressure, fast-paced, emergency or unusual situations.
- Must be able to read, write and proofread reports, departmental memos and other related documents.
- Ability to type, complete complex data entry processes and math transactions with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use computers/calculators to complete sales.
- Professional demeanor with high degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the mission of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, written, aural and oral; with strong attention to detail, precision and accuracy.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to produce, understand, interpret and apply complex data, especially in relation to delivering a credible experience to clients.
- Strong self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member, especially to maintain client and caterer and vendor relationships.
- Excellent time management skills including ability to initiate, prioritize, manage and complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands and frequent interruptions.

Additional Information
Position is 40 hour/week, salary, with benefits. Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, with many hours during evenings and weekends; and some holidays. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation. Must be able to lift, carry and pull up to 35 pounds. Frequent standing, walking, stooping, crouching. Must be able to climb a ladder to retrieve product from shelving. Some exposure to dust and cleaning chemicals.

To apply online go to:
https://goo.gl/BW6hE5

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

ArtsWave

Website Copywriter (Project/Contract Work)

Posted:
Dec 15, 2017
ArtsWave, the nonprofit arts council that funds, promotes, and convenes the region’s arts base, is looking for a talented marketing copywriter to work during the first two to four weeks in January on creating copy for a new loyalty program website. This person should have excellent marketing copywriting background and should have extensive experience writing website copy.

Please send resume and hourly rate to: Vice President Marketing & Engagement, Kathy DeBrosse at Kathy.DeBrosse@ArtsWave.org.

ArtsWave

Designer (Project/Contract Work)

Posted:
Dec 15, 2017
ArtsWave, the nonprofit arts council that funds, promotes, and convenes the region’s arts base, is looking for a talented marketing graphic designer to work during the first two to four weeks of January on website graphic design for a new loyalty program website. This person should have excellent graphic design background and should have extensive experience designing website pages.

Please send resume and hourly rate to: Vice President Marketing & Engagement, Kathy DeBrosse at Kathy.DeBrosse@ArtsWave.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Gallery Security Supervisor

Posted:
Dec 15, 2017
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Gallery Security Supervisor position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Gallery Security Supervisor.

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

The Gallery Security Supervisor is primarily stationed at the Front Desk and interacts with the CAC Visitor. They also work in conjunction with the CAC Visitor Experience staff to help guide the visitor. Position will require evening hours, daytime weekend hours and occasional holiday hours when the Contemporary Arts Center is open to the public.

Specific Duties
- Create schedules for the Gallery staff, including the approval or denial of time-off
- Maintains incident reports of any exhibition related problems/damage to art in regards to functioning, disruption or irregularities of pieces within current exhibitions
- Organizes trainings regarding exhibitions so that Gallery Security is informed and is able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions
- Updates Security Guide as needed
- Interviews and hires for Gallery Security positions
- Manages the day to day tasks at the Security Desk
- Is aware of daily museum activities and maintains accurate/current information on events taking place within the museum
- Aware of, and able to implement security standards in accordance with CAC policies
- Interacts with the Visitor regarding information, guidance and security related issues
- Guides the Gallery & Safety Security staff in reporting of security and life safety systems and deliveries and shipments to the museum
- Assist Gallery Security on the gallery floor when needed
- 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 CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

Skills Required
Knowledge of security and life safety systems, policies and procedures. Must be computer literate, have organizational skills, possess excellent interpersonal skills, be self motivated, and hold self to high personal standards. Highly self-motivated, energetic and takes the initiative to interact with the general public.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by January 3, 2018 to:

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

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

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Scenic Carpenter

Posted:
Dec 13, 2017
Organizational Overview
TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
- TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 107,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theatre productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT Showtime Series at Red Bank – New in 2017-2018, TCT will offer two Showtime Series productions annually.  Fully-produced yet smaller, longer-run productions through which we can expand the age ranges of children we are reaching.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 60,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 600 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth. 

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

Core Beliefs:

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

Position Overview
The ideal scenic carpenter is a skilled carpenter with knowledge of industry standard theatrical woodworking techniques. The scenic carpenter can read and interpret construction drawings and decide, with help from the Technical Director, how to safely utilize the correct tools and techniques to complete the task.  The scenic carpenter is knowledgeable with basic stationary and portable power tools, as well as basic hand tools.

The scenic carpenter is self-motivated, able to work independently to complete tasks assigned to them safely and quickly without constant and direct oversight. The scenic carpenter is able to work nights and weekends as needed to ensure the project is completed on time.

The scenic carpenter is able to work with other members of the company and other members of the community. The scenic carpenter is willing and eager to assist other departments to help fulfill the goals of the company.

Responsibilities
- Work in the TCT Scene Shop building, painting, and adapting scenic elements under the direction of the Technical Director and Scenic Designer
- Build required set pieces from construction drawings
- Repair existing set pieces to show-ready status
- Prep & load/unload trucks as needed
- Maintain an organized and clean work environment
- Communicate with Technical Director any questions or issues
- Assist other departments as necessary
- Provide company with support for special events or projects as needed

Knowledge/Skills
- BA or equivalent in theatre, or two years' experience in scenic construction, or equivalent construction experience
- Able to lift up to 100lbs, safely climb stairs and ladders, and use aerial work platforms
- Proficiency with power tools, including, but not limited to: table saw, miter saw, jig saw, pneumatic staplers, hand routers, powered sanders
- Knowledge and experience in MIG welding, scenic painting, and theatrical rigging a plus
- Experience with theatrical lighting and sound systems a plus
- Able to read and interpret construction draftings
- Self-motivated and able to work independently and safely
- Excellent time management skills
- Valid driver's license

Compensation
- Hourly Wage: $15-19/hr for approximately 3 weeks
- Housing is not provided
- Start date is January 8, 2018

Submissions should be sent to: submissions@tctcincinnati.com

Educational Theatre Association

Project Support Specialist

Posted:
Dec 12, 2017
The Educational Theatre Association is an international association with approximately 125,000 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. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals.

Position
EdTA seeks a Project Support Specialist I to support the many project, programmatic, administrative, event planning, and reporting needs of the association.

Skills Desired
Must be able to team with others as well as work independently, with minimal supervision, and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, a clear communicator, forward thinking, creative, and imaginative. The ideal candidate has a customer first orientation. The ideal candidate should be execution-focused, able to roll up your sleeves and focus on the task at hand. The ideal candidate has experience with database management and the ability to be flexible in working with different technologies. Experience in the non-profit sector, theatre and/or education preferred.

Position Reports to: Support Services Manager
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
Status: Full time, non-exempt

Job Description
The Project Support Specialist supports the Support Services Manager in meeting the various needs of several departments across the organization. Success in the role requires aptitude as a project manager, the ability to build relationships with staff, members, and volunteers, an affinity toward data management, research, and some amount of event planning and support. The Project Support Specialist will be the lead on several projects that require great attention to detail.

Specific Responsibilities
- Assists in the production of reports to support organizational decision making.
- Creates tools to increase the efficiency of staff and supports the ability to be more productive for our membership.
- Participates in the execution of several key processes, such as event registration, scholarship application processing, and new business development.
- Assists in the support of the association's volunteer leaders, as needed.
- Fulfills volunteer leader materials and information requests.
- Other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications
- High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to apply basic project management principles.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
- Positive, team-oriented attitude.
- Familiarity with event planning.
- High school level math skills.
- Knowledge of and experience in theatre is a plus.
- Ability to travel on a limited basis.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: EdTA Project Support Specialist I) to HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by December 29, 2017.
No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Facilities Associate

Posted:
Dec 12, 2017
General Information
Position Title: Facilities Associate – Eve/Weekends
Classification: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Facilities manager
Category: Casual Part Time, Flexible
Department: Facilities
Schedule: 18 Hours/Week

Purpose 
With specific direction from Facilities Manager provide janitorial duties and light grounds maintenance around buildings. 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
Shifts will typically be 6 hours and the start time will vary over the course of year to coincide with adjusted closing hours. Start times may range from 1 pm – 4 pm based on closing times and various evening activities held at Cincinnati Nature Center. This position also provides support to the Visitor Services team after closing to public, on an as-needed basis. The current schedule is Sunday – Tuesday, but may have some flexibility for other days in the future.

Equipment Used
- Stationary and portable power tools
- Hand tools and janitorial equipment such as vacuums and carpet cleaners
- Safety equipment will include eye and ear protection and respirator masks, with a regular exposure to commercial cleaning products, paints, stains and other products necessary to complete routine cleaning

Physical Demands
- Continuous sitting/ standing/walking
- Lifting/pushing/ pulling up to 75 lbs.
- Pinching 10 lbs.
- Gripping up to 45 lbs.
- Forward reaching
- Overhead reaching
- Climbing stairs/ ladders
- Visual acuity
- Finger dexterity
- Repetitive motions
- Talking
- Hearing
- Stooping
- Twisting
- Bending

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 equivalent
- The ability to interact with the Nature Center’s guests in a professional and pleasant manner
- Punctuality and dependability a must
- Be able to communicate effectively with other staff and catering personnel
- Flexibility will be essential and other duties may be assigned as available
- The ability to work well on a team, but flexibility to work independently with little supervision.
- Must be available evenings and weekends
- Possess a valid driver’s license
- Be able to pass a criminal background check

Work Environment
The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in the nature preserve.

To Apply
Click here to apply

Cincinnati Nature Center

Director of Finance

Posted:
Dec 12, 2017
Cincinnati Nature Center is seeking an experienced, dynamic accounting professional.

Cincinnati Nature Center is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Finance Department with responsibility for the operating budget, investment management, annual audit, risk management, and information technology. The Director of Finance will work very closely with the Executive Director, who has been with the Nature Center since 1996, and board members to monitor, adjust, and implement a comprehensive strategic plan.

Cincinnati Nature Center, founded in 1965, is a nationally recognized leader in environmental education and conservation with: 12,000 member households,  over 200,000 visitors per year, 80+ regular staff, 400+ dedicated volunteers, a $4M operating budget, a $24M endowment, and two properties in Clermont County east of Cincinnati totaling 1,775 acres. For more information go to: www.CincyNature.org.

The Director of Finance will report to the Executive Director; working in collaboration with the Leadership Team comprised of Visitor Experience, Conservation, and External Relations departments. The Finance Department is comprised of an Accounting Manager, an Accounting Coordinator, and an IT Manager.  

Candidates should have knowledge of non-profit fund accounting, at least five years of experience in non-profit finance, experience negotiating and managing contracts, experience in leading a team of professionals with a collaborative style, and a working knowledge of information technology management. Candidates must be committed to the Nature Center’s mission, personable, highly organized, articulate, and have a sense of humor. A Master’s or advanced degree and an excellent command of the English language are required. Knowledge of and commitment to sustainable practices are preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position is currently open and will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

General Information
Position Title: Director of Finance
Classification: Salary/Exempt
Supervisor: Executive Director
Category: Regular, Full-Time
Department: Finance
Schedule: 40 Hours/week

Purpose
With general direction from the Executive Director, lead and direct all finance, business, risk management, and information technology activities of Cincinnati Nature Center. Work in a collaborative manner to provide direction to finance, accounting, and IT staff, and serve as a member of the Leadership Team. Manage, direct, and 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
Finance
- Lead and direct all activities associated with accounting (Balance Sheet, General Ledger, Fund Balances, Fixed Assets), budgeting, payroll, cash management, audit, taxes, asset management, investments, retail sales, financial analysis, and business forecasting in accordance with FASB non-profit accounting standards
- Ensure timely and accurate transactions related to cash, receivables, payroll, fixed assets, accounts payable, agency allocations, campaign and other revenues and all expenses
- Develop and maintain a multi-year financial model to represent long range plan objectives, projected capital needs and projected revenues to ensure organization’s financial sustainability
- Oversee all vendor negotiations, legal contracts, business projections, and risk management
- Support other departments through training and education to manage their finances and plan future needs
- Ensure accurate, consistent, and timely reporting of financial results to appropriate staff and board teams
- Ensure regular and timely reconciliation of financial results
- Procure and manage business insurance (D&O, Property & Casualty, Auto, Employee theft, Umbrella, Volunteer)
- Maintain electronic and paper financial records with confidentiality ensuring security

Information Technology
- Direct and supervise all activities associated with developing and maintaining computer network, software and terminals, phone and data systems, radios, projection, security, and other electronic equipment
- Lead the planning and development of a long-range technology vision and management of the implemented vision

Regulatory Compliance
- Advise Executive Director on applicable state and federal laws and regulations
- Develop policies and practices necessary to comply with those regulations and ensure compliance with same

Leadership Team
- Serve on Leadership Team and participate in development, implementation, and auditing of the Nature Center’s long range and strategic planning process
- Provide support for grants; prospect identification, preparation, administration, evaluation, and reporting

Additional Job Responsibilities
- Serve as staff liaison to Board of Directors Finance Committee. Attend full Board Meetings, recommend potential board prospects, and assist with new board member orientation
- Pay attention to the appearance, cleanliness, and safety of Nature Center grounds. Notify Director of Visitor Experience of any aberrations
- Represent the Nature Center in the local community
- Attend organizational functions/events held on evenings or weekends

Supervisory Responsibilities
Select, train, develop, supervise, evaluate and schedule finance/IT department personnel:
- Provide general direction to Information Technology Manager
- Provide specific direction to Accounting Manager

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
- Advanced degree in Accountancy or equivalent, CPA a plus
- Knowledge of non-profit fund accounting
- Working knowledge of investment practice and concepts
- Budget management experience
- Minimum of five years of experience in a related position

Qualifications
- Collaborative team oriented leadership style
- Demonstrated thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, especially in planning
- Commitment and ability to articulate the Cincinnati Nature Center’s Mission
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
- General interest in nature and the environment
- Must pass credit and background checks and remain current on First Aid/CPR certification

Computer Skills
- Proficient using word processing and spreadsheet software
- Experience with MS Office products and accounting software required
- Proficiency with accounting software

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

Work Environment
- The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment
- Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business

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
- Sitting for extended periods of time while using a keyboard to process financial transactions

To Apply
Click Here or visit www.CincyNature.org. Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications when applying.

Chatfield College

Adjuct Music Instructors, Guitar and Piano

Posted:
Dec 8, 2017
Chatfield College has immediate openings for instructors of guitar and piano at both the OTR campus and the St. Martin Campus for the Spring 2018 term. Enrolled students are scheduled for one hour lesson per week, to be scheduled individually, fitting both the instructors and students schedule. Each semester is 15 weeks long. Most of out piano students are at the St Martin campus near Fayetteville, east of Cincinnati. Piano I, II, and III are offered. Guitar I,II, and III are offered at both campuses.

A graduate degree in music or a finishing graduate student is the discipline is welcome to apply. The application is found on the Chatfield website at Chatfield.edu. Contact DJ Berard, Department Chair at DJ.Berard@Chatfield.edu with any questions.

Crayons to Computers

Director of Development

Posted:
Dec 6, 2017
Crayons to Computers is looking for a proven fundraiser with major gifts experience to develop the resources necessary to accomplish this mission. The opportunity includes the chance to build out the development function, work with an energetic staff and engaged board, and earn a competitive salary.

Please respond to acheney@crayons2computers.org by the close of business on December 15.

Summary
Crayons to Computers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing every child with the supplies needed to succeed in school.  The organization seeks to hire a full-time Development Director. This position, in partnership with the President & CEO and the Director of Marketing & Communications is responsible for managing the fundraising strategies for Crayons to Computers. This position will report to the President & CEO and will collaborate with other staff, particularly the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Areas of responsibility include: assisting with increasing individual, foundation, and corporate revenue streams by identifying, engaging and soliciting new prospects and through stewardship of current donors; engaging staff, volunteers and teachers in soliciting and building relationships with donors; creating outreach events to engage an range of target audiences; representing Crayons to Computers in the Greater Cincinnati community; and working collaboratively with the Marketing & Communications team to increase visibility of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Work with the President & CEO to set annual fundraising goals and to develop and execute a comprehensive development plan with specific, measurable goals, with an emphasis on growing annual giving and major gifts ($1,000 and above).
- Oversee maintenance of donor database, implement processes for tracking and acknowledging financial contributions and coordination of donor communications and solicitations.
- Oversee all annual appeals and direct mail campaigns, in collaboration with the Director of Marketing & Communications, including: Back to School, Holiday Campaign, Annual Report, and others.
- Research and write foundation and corporate grants. Coordinate grant reporting.
- Develop an ongoing stewardship program to increase the organization’s major donors, including cultivating, soliciting, stewarding and recognizing current and prospective donors.
- Serve as a staff liaison to the Board of Trustees’ Resource Development Committee, leading and mobilizing the Committee to support fundraising objectives.
- Strategically leverage the time and connections of the President & CEO, the Resource Development Committee, the Board and other constituents to support development targets.
- In conjunction with the Director of Marketing & Communications, manage annual Back to School Campaign focused on increasing product and financial donations along with building and sustaining relationships with Cincinnati area businesses, organizations and community groups. Coordinate with Operations Team and other staff regarding the logistics of product delivery and receiving.
- Manage the planning, organizing and implementing the organization’s special events.
- Work with the Marketing & Communications Director to develop collateral materials for special events, fundraising and outreach efforts.
- Contribute content for periodic newsletter for donors, supporters and other friends of Crayons to Computers.
- Assist with developing content for traditional media outlets (i.e., radio, television and newspapers).
- In collaboration with the Director of Marketing & Communications, assist with development of content and execution of organizational social media.

Requirements
The Development Director is a full-time position. Some evening hours and weekend days will be expected. A Bachelor’s degree, along with a minimum of 4-5 years of fundraising work experience are required. The ideal candidate will:
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills; comfort in connecting to all types of constituents and ability to build authentic, long-term relationships;
- Be experienced in carrying out a donor-centered fundraising philosophy;
- Have impeccable follow-through and strong attention to detail;
- Be self-motivated and able to complete assignments independently, professionally and in a timely manner;
- Have polished and compelling oral and written skills including a proven comfort level with public speaking and presentation development;
- Be adaptable to changing priorities;
- Be able to work independently and as part of a team;
- Have a demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team to achieve defined objectives and goals; and
- Be comfortable with technology, including the ability to utilize Microsoft Office applications, and experience with fundraising databases (or equivalent applications)
- Complete a required criminal background check and drug test.

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Education and Outreach Director

Posted:
Dec 4, 2017
Position: Education and Outreach Director
Reports to: Artistic and Executive Director
Hours: Currently 30 hrs/week, considered Full-Time by federal loan forgiveness program; hours highly flexible and negotiable
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Overview
MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks a skilled, passionate, and highly productive leader to serve as the non-profit organization’s Education and Outreach Director.

In short, the Education and Outreach Director is responsible for:
- Raising funds to make her/his position self-sustaining (primarily through grants and earned program revenue
- Strengthening current and developing new education and outreach programs (primarily for children)
- Overseeing and administering all aspects of the organization’s education and outreach programs (including 5-8 contracted teaching artists and 4-6 weekly parent volunteers)

Education
Minimum Bachelor degree, preferably in Dance, Education, or Non-Profit Management, although other degrees accepted. Required to have a passion for dance. Highly preferred to have dance background/training in Modern, Ballet, and Jazz, if not also Tap.

Duties
- Take an active, hands-on role in nearly all MamLuft&Co. Dance education and outreach needs, as a leader, administrator, daily manager, and teacher.
- Collaborate with Artistic/Executive Director, the Board of Trustees, teachers, schools, parents, and other organizations to excel in organizational and programmatic objectives.
- Create and provide outreach opportunities that reduce barriers to dance, particularly Modern Dance.
- Increase earned (tuition and fees) and contributed revenue (grant awards and donations) to make this position and the programs self-sustaining, as well as to support the organization as a whole.
- Plan and execute marketing and PR to recruit new students and raise awareness of programs.
- Balance daily, detailed duties, as well as the “big picture” to accomplish organizational and programmatic missions.

Desired Traits
- Personality and work traits: Is kind, generous, patient, and helpful to all people. Able to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately under pressure. Visionary, but realistic. Adapts easily. Manages time extremely well. Able to take ownership of numerous and simultaneous projects from conception to completion. Does not require constant supervision or direction.
- Must be passionate about educating children (and adults) in the arts. Must be passionate about how arts education is vital to the sustainability of the arts sector.
- Ideal candidate sees him or herself a long-term partner in MamLuft&Co. Dance.
- Must be driven to reduce barriers to dance to make dance less elitist and more accessible.
- Must have strong appreciation (and preferably, knowledge) of progressive Modern Dance, as well as all dance forms taught by ML&Co. (which includes contact improvisation, ballet, tap, jazz).
- Sets goals, makes plans, works within budget while getting results.
- Strong attention to detail, but sees “the big picture.” Highly organized, communicative, productive, focused, reliable, and motivated, even when working independently.
- Learns quickly. Is able to effectively train and manage others.
- Works well with others; is patient; does not take feedback personally; excellent communicator in written and verbal forms; very responsive and timely. Works within needs of organization. Works well under directorship.

Skills and Experience
- General: At least 2 years experience (4-5 preferred) in dance, dance education, or arts administration.
- Preferred (but not required) dance experience: Has worked directly with children. Can teach at least one form of dance technique, preferably modern and creative movement. Has dance knowledge and classroom experience to spearhead curriculum development and teacher training/development.
- Grant-writing: Experience in researching and writing successful grant proposals.
- Finances: Experience in creating and adhering to both small and large project budgets.
- Public relations: PR and marketing skills/experience. Excellent customer service skills in person, on the phone, and in written communications. Experience in working with people from other backgrounds (and able to communicate effectively and kindly). Experience in working with public schools and parents. Ability to use or learn Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is a plus.
- Other technical skills: General technical proficiency and ability to learn software quickly and independently. Creates tools to make his/her own work efficient. Note: will be trained/work in Mac operating system, MS Word and Excel, FileMaker Pro, Google Apps (Voice, Drive, Email), Dropbox, PayPal, Wordpress, Woocommerce, Doodle, and others.

How to Apply
Send CV, cover letter (specifically addressing aspects of the job as described above), and work samples (recommended: writing about the arts or dance, grant application, education or large project planning tools) to Jeanne Mam-Luft at jeanne@mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please.

*NOTE: This posting is not an all-inclusive job description and is in no way intended to specify all duties, assignments, or tasks required for this position.

This posting and any updates can also be found at MLCo.org/opportunities.

StreetSpark

Call to Artists

Posted:
Dec 1, 2017
StreetSpark is excited to announce our Call to Artists for mural designs! Three buildings in Hamilton, Ohio have been selected for artwork and final designs will be chosen by a selection committee of arts professionals and community partners. Artists may submit up to three designs through January 31, 2018. Applications for mural painters are also being accepted through March 2, 2018.

To submit mural designs:
https://form.jotform.com/FittonKate/streetspark-call-to-artists

To apply as a mural painter:
https://form.jotform.com/FittonKate/streetspark-painter-application

For more information and to view our past murals, visit us at:
www.fittoncenter.org/streetspark
www.facebook.com/streetsparkart

Questions? Contact:
Jenn Acus-Smith
StreetSpark Program Manager
streetsparkart@gmail.com

About the StreetSpark Program
Formed through a partnership between the City of Hamilton and the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, StreetSpark is a program founded to further the arts identity in the city through exciting public art projects. This program creates arts engagement by producing high-quality art, building opportunities for local artists and enhancing the visual appeal of the city. With the goal of fueling Hamilton with art, StreetSpark will bring visible murals and artwork into our community. Through this program, we will energize our streetscape, create awareness of the arts, and spark new development throughout Hamilton.

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Division Head of Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration

Posted:
Dec 1, 2017
The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a comprehensive college for the performing and media arts, seeks an experienced theatrical chief executive director/producer and Division Head for a tenure track faculty appointment.

Responsibilities
The Division Head of TAPAA acts as Chief Executive Director and Producer for a complex academic unit that produces eight mainstage productions, numerous studio productions and select special events annually. The Division comprises programs in Acting, Arts Administration, Dance, Musical Theatre, Opera and Theatre Design & Production. This individual will have direct responsibility and oversight of:
1) General and production management of all series
2) Division finances and fiscal success, including production series and the management and growth of multiple endowments
3) Production series programming in coordination Program Directors and faculty
4) The academic integrity of graduate and undergraduate degree programs
5) Faculty and staff members, including adjuncts
6) Participation in marketing and fundraising activities

Qualifications
The successful candidate for the position of Division Head will demonstrate proven effectiveness as an Executive Director, Managing Director or General Manager of a professional producing organization in theatre, opera or dance and/or as an executive leader of an academic program that prepares theatre artists for professional careers through an extensive curricular and production system. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in both arenas.

The position requires knowledge of and practical experience in all aspects of managing the production process and personnel. The successful candidate possesses the ability to operate within multiple levels of organizational structure and authority; to work closely with Program Directors to assess needs and formulate strategic plans that build cross-disciplinary collaboration; to take the time to gain institutional knowledge and to articulate a compelling vision of the Division’s future; and to negotiate and advocate for the needs of the Division within the College. As a facilitator of shared governance with individual departments, this individual should have the ability to gather, integrate and act decisively upon decision-making input. Applicants should hold a terminal degree in a related field. However, significant professional experience may stand in lieu of a terminal degree.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

Starting Date
August 1, 2018

To Apply
Apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition #23741) with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references.
https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=23741&company=UCPROD&username=

The University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music (CCM)
Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the nation’s leading conservatories,” the University College-Conservatory of Music offers the benefit of a professional training conservatory within the setting of a comprehensive public research university. The University of Cincinnati is the 10th largest research institution in the country, and CCM has been awarded the Ohio Center of Excellence in Arts for 2011. This year will see the completion of a 15 million-dollar renovation of our two primary theaters, providing CCM with one of the most comprehensive arts training facilities in the United States. CCM offers undergraduate (BFA) and graduate (MFA) training in performance, arts administration and design/production. Its many programs are nationally known and recognized. The division has approximately 55 on its faculty and staff, serving approximately 230 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. It produces a main stage season of two operas, two musicals and two dramas in two venues: a 700 seat traditional proscenium house and a 400 seat modified thrust. In addition, each division also produces two studio productions in a highly flexible and fully equipped studio theatre.

Diversity at the University of Cincinnati and CCM
The University of Cincinnati and CCM are strongly committed to the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty. The University invests in its faculty by sponsoring an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development in Diversity and through its provostal support and active African American, Latino, and LGBTQ faculty associations and affinity groups. CCM has partnered with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) for the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CCM is also engaged in the City of Cincinnati with such programs as CCM After School/Whiz Kids after-school mentoring and tutoring program with the City Gospel Mission, the Suzuki String-Program and Grades 1-3 at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and the Artist-in-Residence program at Twin Towers Senior Living Community.

The City of Cincinnati
Cincinnati is home to a wide variety of professional arts institutions, including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Opera, the Tony award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the Cincinnati Ballet, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Contemporary Art Center and the nation’s first and largest United Arts Fund, ArtsWave.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES

OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

Ursuline Academy

Business Office Bookkeeper

Posted:
Dec 1, 2017
Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati is an independent, college-preparatory Catholic high school for young women in grades 9-12 founded in 1896 by the Ursuline Sisters of Brown County, Ohio. Ursuline offers a rigorous curriculum specifically designed to prepare the student for college and beyond through the Merici Model of Education, a uniquely student-centered approach to learning. UA provides a culture where students are empowered to learn through their choices.

Job description
The Bookkeeper will post financial transactions from source documents, create reports, maintain subsidiary ledgers, assist with budget preparation, and provide “customer service” to our constituents. All employees support and promote the mission, vision, and core values of Ursuline Academy.

The Bookkeeper reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with the other members of the Business Office, administration and faculty. This position is hourly and full-time.

Responsibilities may include, but are not be limited to:
- Accounts payable through 1099s and W-2Gs.
- Routine tuition inquiries, daily maintenance of tuition accounts using online service, monthly posting. Set up of new accounts and other tuition responsibilities as required.
- Posting of check and cash receipts.
- Cash deposits: check scanning and verification/preparation of currency deposits.
- Credit card management and posting.
- Assistance with budget preparation, input, and routine internal budget v. actual reports.
- Petty cash reconciliation and replenishment.
- “Customer service” to parents, employees, student clubs, and parent associations.
- Routine filing.
- Special projects as assigned.
- Other reasonable duties of the Business Office as required.

Candidate Qualifications
- Strong analytical abilities and communication skills.
- Desire to learn and work collaboratively.
- Thoughtful attention to accuracy and meeting deadlines.
- Expertise in Microsoft Office, and ability to learn and make best use of systems.
- Commitment to keeping information confidential as required.

Training and Development
Ursuline is an educational institution and we are committed to continuing personal and professional growth in terms of what you do and how you participate in the work of the Business Office. We will provide feedback and training opportunities. Candidate must be willing to improve skills through training as requested to satisfy Business Office needs.

Position is immediately available. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please email resume and cover letter by Monday, December 18, 2017 to:
Catherine Valentine
Director of Finance, Ursuline Academy
cvalentine@ursulineacademy.org

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Group Voice Instructor

Posted:
Nov 28, 2017
Summary
The Fitton Center Community Outreach Program is looking for an experienced Group Voice Instructor to teach weekly classes for students from the Boys & Girls Club of Hamilton. Lessons will occur at the Fitton Center on weekday evenings from 4:45 – 6:45pm. The program is set to begin in early January 2018 and will run for 15 weeks through late-April.

Desired Skills
- Experience giving voice lessons, coaching voice, and/or conducting group vocal ensembles.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Dependability, promptness and regular attendance.
- A positive attitude and the ability to work collaboratively with all types of people.

Education
Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or experience equivalency with background in the arts and/or arts education.

Reports to: Director of Community Outreach
Schedule: 2 hours per week for 15 weeks; weekday evening (TBD) 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Pay: Hourly

Applications
Please send by mail or email:
- A single page cover letter
- A resume

Scott Berry
Director of Community Outreach and Volunteer Engagement
scott@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833

About the Fitton Center
The Fitton Center for Creative Arts isn’t just a building – it’s an experience. We are a non-profit arts organization that has been a part of the community for over 20 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The organization, now in its 22nd year, has a legacy of changing lives and building community through the arts. The Fitton Center houses a 239-seat recently refurbished theatre, and a gorgeous Ballroom with traditional décor and a Vista Room overlooking the Great Miami River. At the Fitton you will be enthralled by extraordinary musicians, actors and dancers at one our live performances or stroll through our 5 remarkable art galleries. Our programs include over 250 classes, workshops, and summer camps annually and over 60 live events. Become a part of the Fitton Center, and redefine the way you experience the arts in Hamilton!