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Cincinnati Public Radio

Classical Music Announcer/Producer

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

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

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

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

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

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

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Public Radio is an EOE.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Clerk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Administrative Assistant to the Music Director

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Village of Silverton

Call to Artists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Development Associate

Posted:
Apr 22, 2019
About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. Beyond its theatrical portfolio, CSC supports collaborations with many local community and arts organizations.

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

Position Overview
The Development Associate provides cultivation and stewardship support for ongoing fundraising efforts, acknowledgment of donor gifts, and coordination to the board of directors and staff in the planning and implementation of special events.

Primary Duties
- In collaboration with the Development team, coordinates the annual fund, donor benefit fulfillment, and donor impact communications
- Drafts copy for online and mail solicitations and donor communications, talking points for face-to-face meetings and presentations, and digital donor-facing content for website
- Conducts research on individual and foundation philanthropic prospects according to affinity, capacity, and access
- Synthesizes information from multiple sources into coherent and accurate solicitation profiles for donor and funder prospects in support of planning and prioritization
- Manages the gift acknowledgment process, ensuring the timely processing of acknowledgement letters, forms, cards, receipts and benefits across multiple campaigns
- Processes gifts, pledges, and payments daily, maintaining the integrity of donor records in the Spektrix database
- Configures and generates automatic reports and requested reports for tracking, analysis and measuring against goals; runs reports for monthly index and KPI tracking

Competencies
- Excellent customer service and demonstrated success in face-to-face relationship-building with donors, vendors, volunteers, or customers
- High degree of integrity and sensitivity to donor privacy
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Superior oral and written communication skills
- Genuine interest in creating a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment
- A sense of humor

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree or three years of relevant work experience
- One to two years of experience in fundraising preferred
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook 365
- CRM database experience a plus
- Position requires evening and weekend hours, supporting events and productions

Compensation & Benefits
This is a FTE position with an annual salary of $30,000 (received through biweekly payroll). In addition to this salary, the Development Associate receives:
- Ten days of paid vacation, accrued seasonally
- Six days of paid sick leave, accrued seasonally
- Paid holiday leave
- At risk compensation includes participation in CSC’s profit sharing bonus program starting with second season of employment
- Access to group health insurance through Anthem with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC
- Optional enrollment in Health Savings Account plan
- Access to dental insurance through Dental Care Plus with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC
- Life and AD&D coverage for the employee paid by CSC
- Maternity/paternity leave, short-term medical leave
- Access to group vision insurance (premiums paid by employee)
- Optional health, dental, and life insurance coverage for dependents (premiums paid by employee)
- Free access to CSC educational programming for dependents (Groundlings Junior, Groundlings, Summer Camp)
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to all CSC productions

To Apply
To apply, please send cover letter and resumé to Amy Smith, Director of Development, at amy.smith@cincyshakes.com.

Position will remain open until filled.

ArtsConnect

Wood Shop Instructor

Posted:
Apr 22, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Instructor Title: Wood shop Instructor

Organization Information
ArtsConnect is a non-profit arts organization in partnership with Springfield Township. ArtsConnect runs events, classes and volunteer projects year-round as a way to connect the township community. With a focus on the arts, ArtsConnect serves to provide a higher quality of life through social connectedness and exposure to the arts.

The Education Series focuses on the art disciplines of visual arts, music, and theater in six, 6 & 8-week courses for adults (ages 14-100) and children (ages 7 – 13) throughout the calendar year. workshops are one-time workshops that provide a taste of different arts techniques and media. The children’s programming is after school during the school year and all day during the summer. The summer programming takes the form of an 8-week, day long, art camp.

ArtsConnect operates the Education Series from the Springfield Township Community Arts Center, located as the second building back on the campus at 9158 A Winton Road.

Position Purpose
ArtsConnect is seeking a qualified wood shop instructor to teach a 1.5 hour Teen Woodshop Class (ages 13-17) on Thursdays from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. and a 2 hour Adult Woodshop Class (ages 18 and older) on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. during the six, 6-week sessions scheduled for the calendar year.  The instructor should have experience in teaching beginners of all ages as well as intermediate students. The use of various pedagogical approaches is welcomed as well as will exhibit a deep knowledge of wood shop machine operation, safety, and technical wood working skills. Certifications in specific OSHA training is preferred such as competency (10 hour or 30 hour) Outreach Program Trainer for General Industry.

Practicing his or her craft is important to this position as well as knowledge of professionals in the field. A wood shop instructor will be able to teach specific safety and woodworking techniques to participants. The instructor will model enthusiasm for woodwork, craftsmanship and techniques with a synthesis of concepts and forms. Instructors will provide a resume/CV, digital portfolio, and a sample lesson plan.

Classification
Instructors are hired on as contractors and are neither employees of Springfield Township nor ArtsConnect. Contractors will receive 70% of the total registration fee for each 6-week session to be paid during the 6th week of the session. ArtsConnect will retain 30%.

Teen Woodshop - $65 for non members and $58.50 for members
Adult Woodshop - $95 for non members and $85.50 for members

Instructors will be allowed to set up in the classroom 30 minutes prior to class/lesson and may clean up 30 minutes after the class/lesson. ArtsConnect will maintain the machines and have them routinely inspected for safety in the wood shop. Some supplies will be provided to the participants although, they are allowed to bring in their own supplies for their personal projects.

To Apply
Email the Education Director, Dr. Katherine Smith, at ksmith@springfieldtwp.org for an application. If invited to continue in the selection process, the applicant will be contacted to set up an interview.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Guest Services Assistant Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Educational Theatre Association

Chapter Relations Director

Posted:
Apr 17, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic director to lead, develop and support EdTA’s state and international chapters and national student leadership program.

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

Job Responsibilities
- Develop, implement and manage all chapter leadership activity including finding and growing leaders, operational structure and governance support, and providing day-to-day support for leaders and all chapter events.
- Visit, seek to understand, and connect with chapter directors’ goals, opportunities, and challenges; develop and implement solutions to support their goals.
- Assist chapter leadership in financial management, bench building and succession planning.
- Develop and implement leadership training for Chapter volunteers including but not limited to the Annual Leadership Summit and student leadership course.
- Collaborate with internal & external stakeholders to develop and establish new chapters and to increase membership footprint.
- Develop, manage and implement the Student Leadership program (national and chapter level).
- Manage annual budget development for department and monitor performance to meet monthly budget objectives.
- Build and implement goals and objectives for Chapter Relations by evaluating accomplishments, challenges, outcomes, opportunities, trends, and best practices, in driving EdTA’s mission, vision and strategic goals.

Education Required
- Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Theatre, Education or related field.  Theatre and/or theatre education background is a plus.

Skills and Qualifications
- 5 + years’ professional experience, with particular focus in leadership development, client service, or chapter/member relations.
- Experience leading and training volunteers, preferable in a non-profit setting.
- Project management experience.
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operations model.
- Exceptional oral and written communications skills.
- Strong organization, time management and problem-solving skills required.
- Excellent customer interface, service and relationship building skills to establish effective working relationships with internal and external constituencies.
- Ability to travel to chapter events, including weekends, up to 40% of the time.
- Job location: Onsite in Cincinnati preferred.  May consider remote for strong candidate.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Chapter Relations Director 2019-62) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org

First consideration will be given to applications received by 5/5/19.

No phone calls please.

4-Way Quartet

Violinist/Teacher

Posted:
Apr 17, 2019
Wanted – 2 violinists to join 4-Way, a community-based string quartet, whose members share a deep commitment to community engagement and social action in their work. Candidates should be equally committed to performing chamber music at the highest level, teaching, and community engagement.
 
Qualifications
- A master’s degree in violin performance or chamber music (or a bachelor’s degree and significant professional experience)
- Significant experience teaching violin, ideally in a community-oriented setting
- Passion for ongoing, deep engagement with underserved communities through performance and instrumental instruction
- Commitment to helping the ensemble grow towards full-time employment, through administrative activities including publicity, operations, strategic planning, and fundraising
- Interest in a broad range of repertoire, creating non-traditional programs and engaging audiences (e.g. speaking from the stage)
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Reliable transportation
- Successful applicant must pass local, state, and federal background check, and obtain a Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Security Badge. http://www.cps-k12.org/families-students/student-safety/employee-badges

Duties
In addition to quartet performances and occasional meetings with community partners, between September and May, members will have the following weekly duties:
- Teaching for the 4-Way String Project, the group’s free education program - Tuesdays, 4 – 6 P.M. (additional teaching 12:30 - 3 P.M. on Tuesdays available for further stipend - see below)
- 3-5 hours per week quartet rehearsal
- Semi-monthly business meeting (after rehearsal)
- 5 hours per week administrative duties

Compensation
- $8,000 minimum annual stipend
- additional $3,000 stipend for 1 violinist teaching 12:30 - 3 on Tuesdays
- further compensation for additional performance and teaching opportunities may develop

To Apply
Please send the following to 4WayQuartet@gmail.com no later than April 30, 2019.

- Cover letter
- Resume with at least three professional references

Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis, and the position may be filled before the application deadline. Applicants may be asked to fill out a short questionnaire, and finalists will have an audition/interview in late April or early May. Position will begin on or before August 15, 2019.

About 4-Way
Founded in 2015, 4-Way has quickly established itself as one of the area’s leading chamber ensembles. They perform regularly in community settings and private homes, as well as traditional concert spaces, including the Taft Museum, the Mercantile Library, and the Weston Art Gallery. They have also appeared at Otterbein University and Wilmington College.

4-Way is in residence at Woodford Paideia Elementary School, as part of Cincinnati Public Schools’ Vision 2020 initiative. Woodford also is the home of the 4-Way String Project, the group’s free education program.

The group is moving towards becoming a full-time ensemble, and  towards 501(c)3 non-profit status – currently, the Kennedy Heights Arts Center serves as the quartet’s fiscal agent, helping the group raise tax-deductible contributions from over 100 individual supporters, as well as grants from ArtsWave, 5/3 Bank, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, PNC Charitable Trusts, and the Ohio String Teachers Association.

Frame USA

Custom Picture Framer

Posted:
Apr 17, 2019
Job Class: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Reports to: Retail Sales Lead
Dept: Specialty Framing
Supervises: None

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

Essential Job Functions
Not inclusive of all job duties and responsibilities:
- Frame USA Employee’s job is to deliver the company’s key results.
- Complete custom frame orders for the Retail Store; including joining frames, cutting mats, cutting and handling specialty glasses, and properly handling and affixing artwork.
- Work and communicate with other team members to ensure smooth flow of order completions; quality inspections; problem solving.
- Confer with customers and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.  This process includes giving professional advice and recommendations, as necessary.
- Assist customers in the custom matting and/or framing of various varieties of artwork.
- Be responsible for incoming materials from outside vendors; getting materials checked and put away.
- Study different techniques to learn how to apply them to artistic endeavors.  Study styles, techniques, colors, textures, and materials used in works undergoing framing, to ensure consistency and quality of piece.
- Interact with employees of other departments to ensure orders are timely, and accurate (meeting customer specifications). Consistently communicate with all parties to continuously improve customer-care processes.
- Open and Close the Retail Store, greet and assist customers in their orders and purchases, process cash or credit payment, enter work orders, research customer purchase history, etc. Retail Hours are Monday-Friday from 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m. and Saturday from 10:00a.m.-6:00p.m.
- Balance cash drawers and bag monies and place them in the company safe daily.
- Assist in other areas of the Specialty Framing area such as wholesale order mat cutting, stock mat cutting, engraving, and plaquing.
- Perform other duties as assigned, to include creating “Raving Fans.”

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

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

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

Salary: $12-$13.50 per hour. Can start immediately.

Please send your resume to: dregenold@frameusa.com.

The Grail in the US

Special Projects Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 16, 2019
The Grail in the US — based in Loveland, Ohio — is seeking a Special Projects Coordinator to help plan and execute a variety of meetings and conferences in 2019 and 2020. The ideal candidate has experience planning business meetings and coordinating travel for multiple people. This position is part-time and can be done remotely with weekly/as needed check-ins.

Basic Function: Coordinate and/or provide assistance in specific projects for the purpose of accomplishing The Grail’s mission and goals 
Line of Authority: Coordinator is responsible to Executive Director
Part-time: Non Exempt up to 20 hours per month flexible scheduling
Pay Rate: $15.00 hour
Time Period: February 2019 through December 31, 2019
Supervisory: May provide short-term supervision for volunteers, interns and other staff for purpose of carrying out specific project.
Collaboration: With staff, members, volunteers and relevant professionals

Responsibilities
1. Coordinate logistics for specific meetings, conferences and gatherings in support of The Grail mission
2. Prepare relevant documents and materials for these meetings (pre and post) and distribute as appropriate including addition to member dashboard online
3. Ensure all vendors have submitted appropriate paperwork, contracts and invoices and are paid in a timely fashion
4. Prepare and collect — as needed and requested — post event follow up with attendees
5. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Must be detail oriented, organized, flexible, and self-directed
- Must have the ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines and multi-task effectively
- Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Must have experience planning events or group travel
- Must have the ability to work effectively in a team environment

Working Conditions
- Requires some evening and weekend work
- Requires ability to lift and carry at least 20lbs

To Apply
Please send a résumé and cover letter to the attention of Terrie Puckett, Executive Director at office@grail-us.org. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.

The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Call for Entries

Posted:
Apr 15, 2019
OHIO Paint | Print | Photo
A new exhibit at The Dairy Barn Arts Center to highlight contemporary Ohio artists working in all forms of painting, printmaking and photography!

Submissions accepted April 15 – July 1, 2019

On View at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio, October 4 – November 30, 2019.

Jurors
Serving on the jury for this new exhibition are Sally Kurtz, Gary Pettigrew and Ardine Nelson. These talented individuals will select artworks based on originality and innovation, design, technique and craftsmanship. Acceptance will be granted based on digitally submitted images by a “blind” jury process, meaning the jury will not be informed of the artist’s name, background, location or identifying information. Selected works will be on display at the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Sauber Gallery, from October 4 through November 30, 2019.

Eligibility
Any current resident of Ohio who is over 18 years old may submit work(s) for consideration. Works eligible for consideration must be the result of independent effort unless the collaborator(s) is listed. Works must be no older than 2 years (from the opening of the exhibit) with a completion date on or after October 2017. All works must be original and not a copy or variation of another artist’s work. Artist may submit 1 to 3 works for consideration by our jury.

Materials
Eligible work(s) must be primarily paintings, photography, and/or printmaking. Innovative, contemporary work is encouraged.

To Apply
For More Information and to Submit Visit https://dairybarn.org/exhibits/call-for-entries/

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Community Outreach, Engagement & Volunteer Manager

Posted:
Apr 12, 2019
Summary
The Fitton Center’s Community Outreach, Engagement & Volunteer Manager role is to establish and maintain high quality community outreach experiences in the arts throughout the Greater Hamilton and Butler County region. The position is also responsible for managing the Fitton Center’s engagement and activities at community events as well as coordination of all Fitton Center volunteers at internal and external events.

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

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: Community Outreach & Engagement Instructors & Artists, Fitton Center volunteers
Schedule: 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: Friday May 3, 2019

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Project Coordinator, Live! On the Plaza Concert Series

Posted:
Apr 10, 2019
Reports to: Programs & Communication Manager
Dates: Every Saturday night from 6:00-10:30 pm, July 6 – September 28, 2019
Rate: $15.75/hour (to be paid bi-weekly), no benefits eligible
Status: Part-Time/Hourly/Seasonal

Overview
The Project Coordinator is responsible for the successful preparation and execution of a weekly concert series, “Live! On the Plaza,” held in the Clifton Business District and sponsored by the Clifton Business and Professional Association (CBPA). This position requires a commitment of 4.5 hours, (6:00 – 10:30 pm) each Saturday night from July 6 – September 28, 2019, and no more than 1.5 hours additionally each week. The position will be supervised by the Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s Programs & Communication Manager and will regularly interact with CCAC staff, neighborhood and business partners, local music groups, and the community at large.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate all aspects of operational set-up and breakdown of concerts (e.g. equipment, welcome/info station, signage placement, etc.).
- Liaison for band in weeks before the concert as well as throughout duration of concert.
- Proper execution and completion of all pre- and post-event paperwork, including event summary (e.g. check requests for bands, event attendance, incident report, survey data).
- Community liaison, including band introduction and providing interested parties with correct information about CCAC programs and events.

Requirements
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, mature, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities.
- This position requires the candidate to have reliable transportation as moving oversized equipment from CCAC at Short Vine to the Clifton Plaza may be necessary.
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates pursuing degrees in Arts Management fields preferred.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time, and to lift and carry up to 35 pounds required, i.e. moving and setting up tables, sound system, tent, chairs, marketing materials, etc.

To Apply
Send the following information to hr@cliftonculturalarts.org. No phone calls, please.
- Résumé
- Cover letter
- 3 professional references

Artonomy, Inc.

Graphic Artist

Posted:
Apr 10, 2019
Artonomy Inc. is looking for an extremely creative, proactive, positive, organized, and driven Graphic Artist. This is a great opportunity to work with a growing Art Consultancy company focused in the hospitality industry! We are looking for someone with an eye for beauty that will create inspiring artwork for various types of hospitality applications. This individual must have a proven success for Graphic Design, Project Management, and Excellent Communication Skills. This person must also be a visionary and will need to collaborate with the creative team while taking feedback and guidance from the CEO. This individual must have attention to detail and they must work with a sense of urgency to deliver work on time. This is a fast paced industry and meeting deadlines is critical to the success of this position.

Job Summary
Report to the Project Manager for day-to-day creative design, project management, and big ideas for this art design / consulting / manufacturing firm as well as our fine art gallery. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities
- Project Management- must be able to juggle multiple projects at one time
- Priority Setting- must be able to adapt to ever changing project scope changes and adjust accordingly in order to deliver work on strategy and on time
- Creative Design– curate and design art for clients in the hospitality, retail and healthcare environments & collaborate with the internal creative team to ensure timely completion of projects within budget.  Help the CEO, and creative team maximize our creative capabilities with Big Ideas
- Brand Strategy– Support CEO to develop essential brand building tools for the companies.
- Special Projects– perform special projects and other duties as requested / required

Qualifications
- Detail oriented
- Organized
- Able to help maintain website and refresh website with new content when needed
- Must have an eye for beauty and must have a strong passion for trend sourcing and keeping up with the latest macro and micro trends
- Proficient Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, PPT, web design, google analytics (a strong plus!)
- Must be a visionary and able to articulate your vision well so others can execute with excellence.
- Must be a leader and proactively problem solve both independently and collaboratively.
- Prefer Graphic Design degree and 10+ years of experience
- Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word
- Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Must be able to move quickly between tasks and able to juggle several projects at one time
- Needs to be able to priority set
- Must be great with time management in order to finalize projects on time with excellence
- Team player and results-oriented
- Must demonstrate professionalism and poise at all times with internal clients and external clients

Job Type: Full-time

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

Artonomy, Inc.

Framing Production Assistant

Posted:
Apr 10, 2019
Artonomy, Inc. is looking for an individual to work as a production framing on our manufacturing line. This would include framing artwork and mirrors, stretching canvas, helping with installations and assisting with many other tasks in our production / warehouse facility. This person will work as part of our production team to ensure the highest quality work.

Ideally this person would have a detailed eye & creative background.

This is a full time, hourly position.

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

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

For consideration, please email resume.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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

Artonomy, Inc.

Saw and Joiner Operator

Posted:
Apr 10, 2019
Individual to work in our manufacturing / warehouse operation. This would include framing, cutting and joining frames, assisting with inventory deliveries, warehouse organization, set up and clean up. This person will work individually as well as part of a team to ensure the highest quality work.

Additional duties include but are not limited to:
- Working on production line as time allows
- Documenting all completed work from start to finish
- Track production inventory as required for particular projects
- Operating fork lift to move materials

The successful candidate must:
- Be able to accurately read a ruler or tape measure
- Have a positive attitude
- Be able to work alone and with a team as needed
- Have strong communication and problem-solving skills
- Be able to lift 25lbs and work on your feet all day

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

Price Hill Will

MYCincinnati Program Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 8, 2019
Starts June 2019

Qualifications
- Experienced with youth (K-12)
- Bilingual, written and spoken (English and Spanish) Welcoming, empathetic, social
- Inquisitive, curious, always looking for ways to support
- Flexible (time availability)
- Patient
- Committed to positive reinforcement as an approach
- Understanding and aware of different life experiences
- Committed to equity
- Direct, assertive, skilled in approaching and resolving conflicts
- Extremely organized
- Committed to frequent and direct communication with all parties

Responsibilities
The Space
- Ensure all rehearsal rooms are ready for programming each day with the correct number of stools/chairs, stands, all other required set-up
- Work directly with the teachers on the daily setup needs for their spaces
- Ensure a safe, clean, organized program space every day
- Clean programming space, such as sweeping, checking bathroom supplies, and food storage daily
- Coordinate with Firehouse Manager for any building repairs or improvements

On Site
- Open building every day by 3:15pm
- Oversee dismissal daily at 6:00pm and 7:00pm (6:00pm only on Fridays)
- Ensure that every student is picked up
- Close building or ensure another staff member will close building
- Administer snack to each ensemble or group class daily
- Welcome and oversee volunteers
- Make sure students are in assigned locations at all times
- Make sure students are supervised at all times Be available during rehearsals to assist teachers with any student needs that arise

Instruments
- Ensure every string instrument has the name of the student using it, and that there are no duplicate names on instruments
- Coordinate with Program and Operations Directors for instrument repairs and acquisitions
- Facilitate student selection of new instruments sizes or upgrades
- Keep all musical equipment and supplies organized (rosin, strings, rockstops, etc.) and report musical supply needs to Program and Operations Directors

Student Data
- Gather and input daily attendance data
- Be aware of and document special attendance plans
- Analyze attendance data for each student, ensemble, and for the program as a whole Calculate retention rate data
- Work with Directors to create useful evaluation tools
- Check in regularly with Directors and Staff to evaluate program efficacy
- Collect and log enrollment forms from every student
- Assist with Enrollment and Recruitment

Communication
- Speak and write fluently in English and Spanish
- Build a personal, trusting relationship with every parent/guardian
- Communicate important information to students and parents regularly
- Convey empathy and understanding through text and in conversation
- Be available to communicate with parents/guardians between 8am-10pm daily Work directly with all staff to facilitate parent communications
- Message (text, FB, apps) parents and students daily
- Organize and coordinate transportation needs, both regular and spontaneous
- Support parents and families by directing them to resources and opportunities, or engage other staff to support if necessary
- Practice cultural responsiveness

Additional Expectations
- Must be available full-time
- Must be able to work some nights and weekends Must pass background check
- Must have valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle

Salary + Benefits
- $40,000 - 45,000 salary, commensurate with experience
- Health, dental, and vision insurance included Flexible vacation / PTO policy

To Apply
Please prepare one PDF document with the following:

- Cover letter
- Resume
- Three professional references

Successful applications will demonstrate an understanding and alignment with MYCincinnati’s mission and core values.

Please email to laura@pricehillwill.org no later than 11:59 PM on May 31, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis, and the position may be filled before the application deadline has been reached. Late applications will not be reviewed.

Price Hill Will does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable laws.

About Price Hill Will
Price Hill Will is a nonprofit community development corporation serving the neighborhoods of East, West, and Lower Price Hill in Cincinnati. Our mission is to create systemic change in Price Hill through equitable physical, civic, social, and economic development that improves the quality of life for all families in our community. We help residents, particularly residents with lower income or formal education levels, immigrants, and people of color, build on their assets and gain skills as we connect them with resources to improve their quality of life. We achieve this via community leadership development, community gardens, neighborhood business district planning and revitalization, residential and commercial real estate development, our MYCincinnati 125-member youth orchestra, arts and cultural events, and many other programs.

About MYCincinnati
MYCincinnati (Music for Youth in Cincinnati) is a free, daily youth orchestra program for children in Price Hill. Founded in 2011 on the idea that personal transformation can be achieved by striving toward musical excellence, students enrolled in MYCincinnati have the opportunity to learn an orchestral instrument and play in an ensemble.

MYCincinnati is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan national youth orchestra network that uses music as a vehicle for social change. Currently, there are 120
students (age 5-18) enrolled in MYCincinnati’s daily programming which includes orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, private lessons, elective classes, and homework help.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Grants & Major Gift Manager

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Classification: Salary, Exempt
Supervisor: Director of External Relations
Category: Regular Full-Time
Department: External Relations
Schedule: 40 Hours/Week

Purpose
Support ongoing efforts to solicit and manage grants and major gift funding for Cincinnati Nature Center programs and projects (capital, operating and endowment). Manage all activities related to foundation and government grants including prospect research, strategic planning, grant writing and donor reports. Also work with leadership to coordinate major donor prospect research and cultivation plans, with responsibility for a portfolio of major donor prospects. Work in a collaborative manner with the External Relations Team. Execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with Cincinnati Nature Center Mission, Values and Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Foundation & Government Funding (80%)
- Prepare and submit grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government sources in order to meet organizational revenue needs for capital, operating and endowment.
- Research local, regional and national foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for grants.
- Develop and cultivate relationships with local and regional funding contacts as appropriate.
- Collaborate with all relevant departments to gather information necessary for grant submission, grant reporting and monitoring.
- Oversee and maintain internal grant tracking and reporting schedules.
- Manage the fulfillment of grant awards including communication to funders and preparation of interim and final reports.

Major Donor Funding (20%)
- Assist Director of External Relations in developing and proposing strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including prospect research, cultivation and solicitation plans.
- Coordinate an effective program for recognition, involvement and stewardship of major and special gifts donors.
- Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, as assigned.
- Create copy for donor communication materials.
- Conduct ongoing prospect research on potential major donors.
- Work with volunteer committee to achieve fundraising goals.

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

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

Education and Competencies
- Bachelor’s degree or higher
- Minimum 2 years of experience with grant writing
- Minimum 5 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising

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

Qualifications
- Ability to make independent decisions using critical thinking skills
- Collaborative working style
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Knowledge of fundraising software
- Great customer service skills
- A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
- General interest in nature and the environment
- Must pass a background check

Computer Skills
- Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software
- Experience with fundraising database programs such as Raiser’s Edge and Altru

Work Environment
- The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment, and outdoors in the nature preserve.
- Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. The use of a 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.

To Apply
Please click here to apply online.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Instructor

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Manager, Museum Camps
Department: Community Engagement & Programs
FLSA Status: PT, Non-exempt

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 (CMC) 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 morning check-in. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc. Keep all campers’ medical conditions in mind during activities.
- Assist with daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
- Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers assisting 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 and access to reliable transportation.

Additional Requirements
- Work week may be 0 – 40 hours and follows Museum Camps schedules. The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm. Weekends are not required.
- Museum Camp Instructors must have availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps.In the 2018-2019 season, this is from December 26 – 28, January 2 – 4, March 25 – 29, April 22 – 26 and May 20 – August 9. Museum Camp Instructors must also have availability in December and March for curriculum review and refresher training days.
- 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 offsite for field trips. Field trips include standing and maneuvering through 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
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/uXwz.

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Library Assistant

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Manager of Research and Reference
Department: Library
FLSA Status: PT/Non-exempt

Position Overview
The Cincinnati History Library and Archives at Cincinnati Museum Center houses one of the most significant regional history collections in the United States, containing a variety of materials from printed works to manuscripts to audiovisual items. Working with the librarians at the reference desk, the library assistant helps users gain access to information and materials found in the Library’s collections.

Responsibilities and Duties
Assists the librarians at the reference desk during the Library’s public hours
- Performs opening and closing procedures.
- Registers patrons and acquaints them with library rules and policies.
- Answers reference questions in person, on-line and over the phone, matching appropriate resources to researcher needs.
- Refers patrons to appropriate librarian or curator if special assistance is needed.
- Instructs patrons in the use of computer databases, including the online catalog.
- Retrieves library materials in a variety of formats.
- Ensures the preservation and security of library materials by recording items on patron registration forms and reviewing these items when returned.
- Aids patrons in the operation of microfilm readers and audio-visual equipment.
- Enters information from registration forms into the CUADRA Star database.
- Sorts, shelves, and files library materials accurately.
- Assists with reference correspondence involving photocopy requests, directory searches, and newspaper research.

Qualifications
- Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned.
- High School diploma or equivalent. At least two years of college preferred.
- Some familiarity with library procedures.
- Customer service oriented. At least one year prior experience working with the public.
- Knowledge of Cincinnati history desired.
- Must have attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse internal and external audience.
- Able to work independently and must have the ability to work a flexible part-time schedule inclusive of two Saturdays per month.
- Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite.
- Must have valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions
Work is performed in a typical library environment. Must have the mobility to work in an environment that includes sitting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, carrying, climbing, and overhead reaching.

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

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Gift Shop Specialist

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: FT/Non-exempt

Position Overview
The Gift Shop Specialist conducts the daily gift shop operations for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The specialist is responsible for providing superior hospitality and service, and providing a safe, friendly, clean environment. Additionally, the specialist must work on a daily basis to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and members while aggressively maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues and actively soliciting new members.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Operate POS register system for retail, ticket sales, group check-in, program sales and membership transactions and fulfillment.
- Prepares store and/or satellite locations for opening by restocking merchandise, checking inventory and supply levels and providing general housekeeping.
- Demonstrates knowledge of product, current exhibitions, and store/museum policies.
- Keeps up to date with price changes, sale items, and entering new items in data base.
- Assisting with annual inventory process.
- Assist with execution of all guest and member appreciation events, film screenings, exhibit previews, recognition activities, special offers, programs, teacher previews, fundraising efforts and cross-promotions to provide special experiences that show our true appreciation for their continued support.
- Maintain a safe, clean and efficiently operating work space.
- Follow all loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including completing transactions, making change, counting tills and securing cash and currency.
- Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Education and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- 1-3 years demonstrated customer service experience.
- Ordering and inventory experience necessary.
- Previous cash handling experience and some experience with a POS sales system a plus.

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

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

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Floor Staff

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Interpretive Services Manager
Department: Public Education
FLSA Status: PT/Non-exempt

Responsibilities and Duties
- Greet, orient and interact with museum visitors.
- Coordinate guests moving though the exhibitions to ensure a smooth, swift flow of traffic.
- Clearly interpret exhibitions and films and provide educational activities for museum visitors.
- Assist supervisor by leading discussions with museum groups at interpretive stations throughout the museum.
- Check tickets at the Skirball Gallery.
- Operate the Rosa Parks virtual reality experience.
- Implement safety policies throughout the museum at the direction of the direct supervisor and/or security staff.
- Assist supervisor by providing administrative support and other tasks as they are requested.

Qualifications and Experience
- High School diploma or GED required. Some college with a focus on education, museum studies or similar area of study a plus.
- Previous experience in museums or non-traditional education settings preferred.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, holidays, evenings, and weekends.
- Familiarity with virtual reality technology.
- Teaching, instructional, or guest service experience preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
- Ability to work and interact with visitors of all ages and learning styles.
- Ability to communicate with other staff through oral and written communications in a clear and pleasant manner.
- Must have the ability to work with a diverse workforce and visitor base.

Working Conditions
Majority of time is spent working independent of supervisor in the museum environment. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

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

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Events Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Manager of Event Operations
Department: Private Events
FLSA Status: PT/Non-exempt

Responsibilities and Duties
- Deliver world-class customer service and appropriately address needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sale opportunities.
- Monitor leads for events based on revenue and attendance goals.
- Meet or exceed expectations for new and returning event clients.
- Oversee events onsite during regular business hours and after business hours.
- Track event leads, inquiries, sales revenue, and provide ongoing status reports as required.
- Coordinate and process contracts, secure deposits and payments for event reservations.
- Follow up with event customers to determine satisfaction.
- Learn and work with the provided scheduling and reservations system to execute event reservations, and related over the phone.
- Efficient and accurate entry of event data; work to maintain accurate database.
- Use accounts receivable reports to manage invoices for event billing to meet month and year end deadlines.
- Collect, organize and submit payments to Finance.
- Oversee the post-event reporting process for events.
- Assist in soliciting feedback from clients, internal departments, and vendors to identify client satisfaction and areas for operations improvement.
- Perform other duties as requested.

Education and Experience
- Associate degree, certification or combination of relevant experience in the areas of event sales, client management, hospitality, tourism, catering/bartending, food management. Bachelor degree preferred.
- Experience with client management software; proficient experience with POS preferred.
- Excellent customer service skills including conflict resolution, service recovery, team building, and interfacing and collaborating with diverse internal and external audiences.
- Professional demeanor with a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Solid writing and speaking ability and strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent verbal communications with an emphasis on persuasion and generating action.
- Demonstrated time management skills and detail-orientation.
- Analytical and report writing skills.
- Accuracy, timeliness and strong organizational skills essential.
- Works independently with limited supervision.
- Adept at correspondence and other required materials in support of development activities.
- Well organized with a strong detail orientation and penchant for action.
- Customer service orientation and mindset.

Additional Information
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.

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/5my1.

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Assistant Manager of Visitor Services

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: FT, Non-exempt

Position Overview
The Assistant Manager of Visitor Services directly manages the daily admissions operations for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

The Assistant Manager assists the Manager in the planning of, and then executes tactics to meet the department’s service delivery and sales goals. This includes supervising and managing the daily visitor service operations. The Assistant Manager is responsible for providing superior hospitality and support functions to include cash handling and reconciliation, training, monitoring supply levels, and daily staffing and scheduling.

The Assistant Manager will serve as a role model and leader of the level of service and hospitality we expect of our staff and will assist the Manager in delivering consistent brand-quality messaging, service and hospitality to our guests and Members. Additionally, the Assistant Manager must work on a daily basis to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and Members while aggressively maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues, and actively soliciting new Members.

The Assistant Manager will actively pursue information related to departmental goals, policies, procedures, and strategies and will assist the Manager in maintaining all reporting necessary to monitor progress and create action plans to meet goals and compliance.

All core duties and responsibilities are to be performed with a guest-centric attitude, providing superior hospitality and service. The following core duties and responsibilities are to be performed:

Responsibilities and Duties
Logistics
- Assist with staffing schedules
- Monitor visitor sales and attendance
- Accurate cash handling, resolve shortages, and complete report outs
- Monitor guest services inventory: supplies, stanchions, strollers, signage
- Other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications
- High School diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred
- Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with POS sales system
- Excellent Guest Service skills with inclusive audience and staff
- Ability to maintain professionalism and consistency
- Must have precision with counting cash and effectively use Microsoft Office applications
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and written, oral; with strong attention to detail

Working Conditions
- Normal office environment
- Must be able to sit, stand, and communicate with visitors at lengths of a time
- Must be able to periodically walk through the museum
- Must be able to lift up to 25lbs
- Some weekends and evenings required

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

-EOE-
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contemporary Arts Center

Teen Educator

Posted:
Apr 5, 2019
Scope of Position
This part-time position reports directly to the Associate Educator of Youth and Family Programs and indirectly to the Learning and Program Director. They will work Wednesday-Friday evenings. Main responsibilities include facilitating Young Adult Lab and working with teens through the Artist in Residence program, assisting with the Teen Council Program, working with the Associate Educator to develop and facilitate art projects geared towards teens, maintaining the Art Lab and its inventory.

Teen Educator Specific Duties
- Serve as the main point of contact for our evening teen audience. Work with them on art projects developed by the Artists in Residence on Wednesday and Friday evenings. Thursdays lead/develop art making projects tied to our Young Adult Lab program.
- Data entry and record keeping for all teen programming.
- Assist the Artists in Residence in setting up tables and art materials, developing flow sheets, clean up and welcoming visitors.
- Assist with all Teen Programming at the CAC and some outreach events developed by the Teen Council. Duties include: assist young adult visitors with evening programming, general customer service, visitor sign in, evaluations, photographic documentation, assist in set up and take down, assist Artists in Residents and help with the development of art projects with the Teen Council.
- Maintain the 6th Floor UnMuseum for visitor usage during evening hours; this includes maintaining Art Lab and its supplies, and ensuring that all educational spaces are clean and safe and work with Associate Educator to purchase needed materials.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree with experience in education, counseling and/or social work.  The ideal candidate will also have at least 2 years experience working with or managing teens and young adults.
- Have a basic knowledge of working with teens from various demographics.
- Art making background or experiences in the art education field are a plus but not required.
- Solid computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office a must (Word, Powerpoint, Access and Excel).
- Interest in contemporary art.
- Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills.
- This job requires stocking supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder.
- Work schedule is Wednesday–Friday evenings 3-8:30pm and additional hours as needed to accommodate programming needs.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume by April 20, 2019 to:

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

Or send via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Marketing Associate

Posted:
Apr 3, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks an organized, creative and digital-savvy Marketing Associate. The position executes the tactics in support of our multichannel marketing strategies.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Builds and sends emails.
- Runs lists for email in Tessitura, our customer relationship management software.
- Maintains Bright Sign presentations in the lobby.
- Writes and posts social media content as directed, monitors comments/messages and responds appropriately as needed.
- Maintains and updates content on website pages.
- Creates new website pages and assists with website improvements.
- Creates simple fliers, forms and signage.
- Assists with in-house photography and edits photos for social media needs.
- Sizes photos for all uses in digital, print and signage.
- Write cut lines for photos. Sends photo links to cast/creative team. Posts photos in Flickr.
- Keeps information on various online community calendars and websites up-to-date.
- Tracks media coverage and maintains media coverage log.
- Maintains production drop boxes of media coverage and materials for artists.
- Makes updates to the Marketing Sharepoint page.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- A bachelor’s degree and internship or similar experience in a relevant field.
- A strong work ethic that demonstrates initiative, organization and attention to details, while being flexible and adaptable to change.
- Ability to juggle and track multiple projects and work with deadlines.
- Interest in theatre and the arts.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
- Experience with Photoshop and/or InDesign is desired, proficiency is preferred.
- Experience with a web content management system is preferred.
- Good business writing and editing skills.
- Ability to lift and carry 15-20lbs.

Position Requirements
- This is an entry-level, full-time, non-exempt position with benefits.
- Able to work some periodic evening or weekend hours, including time spent monitoring social media.

Start date: June 17, 2019

To Apply
Provide a cover letter, writing sample and resume. Cover letter should summarize your qualifications for this position and why you are interested in working at the Playhouse.

Send to:
Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

Deadline to apply: May 3, 2019

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Marketing Administrative Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 3, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks a Marketing Administrative Coordinator to be in charge of organizing the production of the program and provide administrative support to the director and the department.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Assemble and organize the content and production of six show programs per season, which includes:
    - Serving as the primary contact with OnStage Publications, publisher of the program
    - Establishing the production schedule
    - Creating the input documents for OnStage
    - Collating and sending all gathered materials
    - Assembling cast and title page and boilerplate content
    - Responsible for the collection of bios and headshots, fact-check and edit bios for style and confirm approval from actors
    - Working with the development department to collect sponsor ads and donor lists/info
    - Tracking needs and deadlines for in-house ads
    - Thoroughly proofread program drafts to ensure the accuracy and quality of all program content
    - Produce large print programs.
- Fill out purchase orders for Playhouse invoices, enter them in expense spreadsheets and compare to budgets.
- Place and provide traffic instructions for radio, TV and print advertising.
- Collate and organize sponsorship results data.
- Update marketing spreadsheets as directed.
- Make updates to the Marketing Sharepoint page.
- Maintain archival files, manage inventory of marketing printed pieces, coordinate brochure distribution, and fulfill other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Two to three years of experience and an associate or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.
- A strong work ethic that demonstrates initiative, organization and attention to details, while being flexible and adaptable to change.
- Excellent business writing and editing skills.
- Ability to juggle and track multiple projects and work with deadlines.
- Interest in theatre and the arts.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
- Experience with Photoshop and/or InDesign a plus.
- Ability to lift and carry 15-20lbs.

Position Requirements
- This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits.
- The ability to work some periodic evening or weekend hours is preferred.

To Apply
Provide a cover letter, writing sample and resume. Cover letter should summarize your qualifications for this position and why you are interested in working at the Playhouse.

Send to:
Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

Deadline to apply: April 26, 2019
No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Opera

Music Coordinator

Posted:
Apr 3, 2019
Cincinnati Opera is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

We are seeking a Music Coordinator whose primary job responsibilities include Orchestra and Chorus liaison and Artistic department support and will serve as the primary contact with other partner organizations.

Liaison
Work with Artistic Director and Artistic Administrator:
- Liaise with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with regard to scheduling, observation of AFofM rules and regulations, budgeting, library, contracts, personnel, pit plots
- Serve as primary contact with other partner organizations
- Serve as primary contact of radio broadcast recording personnel
- Manage the Chorus, including seasonal payroll
- Oversee workshop logistics for Opera Fusion: New Work (OF:NW)

Music Administration
- Execute licensing and rental arrangements
- Determine score editions, versions, translations, cuts for main stage works as well as OF:NW workshops
- Copy, collate, and distribute music, divisi cut lists, and translations
- Coordinate musical needs with guest conductors
- Coordinate and curate singers and pianists for miscellaneous company events, including Education Department’s Opera Express program

Clerical/General
- General support for company events involving artists
- Schedule and coordinate all keyboard and piano related tunings, rentals, and deliveries
- Maintain company music library
- Maintain Artistic Department files
- Other duties pertaining to music administration

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Music or comparable experience preferred. Ability to read music and knowledge of classical music repertoire is essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Autocad preferred. Able to lift and carry 40 lbs.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Accepting resumes until filled.

To learn more about the Cincinnati Opera, visit our website at www.cincinnatiopera.org.

Founded in 1920 and the second oldest opera company in the U.S., Cincinnati Opera is known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers, and its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall. Beginning with its 2013 season, Cincinnati Opera entered an exciting new era with the launch of the "Opera Campus." The company expanded beyond the walls of its long-time home at Music Hall and offered performances in nearby venues, including in the beautifully renovated Washington Park and the state-of-the-art Corbett Theater at the new School for Creative and Performing Arts. Today the company is hailed as Cincinnati's "prime summer arts festival" attracting a passionate regional audience as well as opera tourists from throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Front-End Website Developer

Posted:
Apr 1, 2019
Reports to: Director Communications
Department: Marketing and Communications
FLSA Status: FT/Non-Exempt

Position Overview
Cincinnati Museum Center is looking for a Website Developer to develop and update our website, manage E-newsletters and digital ads. The primary focus of the Website Developer is to ensure optimal functionality and user experience in website, landing pages and any other online digital assets. You will work as part of a dynamic marketing team that possesses diverse skills across the various disciplines of digital marketing.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Develop complete, fully functional websites from initial concept to design to launch.
- Monitor and improve existing website based on interpreting analytics. Optimize organic search by conducting research and implementing new keyword strategy.
- Work as part of a digital marketing team that includes graphic designers and copywriters.
- Develop landing pages, web forms, and perform integration between front end pages and forms and systems.
- Develop wireframes to conceptualize site layout prior to site development.
- Proficiency in utilization of web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript.
- Create and monitor digital ads including Google Ads.
- Create, test and send E-newsletters with direction of marketing manager.
- Collaborate with IT department on API integration of systems including eCommerce, Donor Relations, and calendaring system.

Education and Experience
- 2-4 years of experience developing websites.
- 1-2 years of experience developing digital ads.
- Associates Degree (required), Bachelor’s Degree (preferred).
- Passion for front end web development that is evident in the energy applied to producing high caliber work.
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete by target dates while maintaining attention to detail.
- Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative, sense of urgency, and intellectual curiosity while maintaining a focus on identifying opportunities to improve web development and functional performance.
- Online portfolio and/or provide samples of website development work you completed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, jQuery, Angular, WordPress, Bootstrap, Foundation.
- HTML editors such as Adobe Dreamweaver / Brackets / Sublime.
- Experience in Office 365 ecosystem including Office Suite and Sharepoint.
- Google Ads.

*Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned

To Apply
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/79VJ.

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

Assistant Artist

Posted:
Mar 29, 2019
Cincinnati is beautiful. We’re committed to keeping it that way. KCB’s education, revitalization and environmental initiatives build community and foster pride in the places where we live, work and play. Our grassroots network of neighbors, sponsors and volunteers put passion to work across all 52 neighborhoods, creating safer, cleaner spaces and a higher quality of life for all Cincinnatians.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is seeking an Assistant Artist to support Arts Program Directors.

This is a temporary position with the possibility for longer term employment. We are looking for a candidate that can provide approximately 24 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Daily operations of the Future Blooms program
    - Design and on-site execution of painted doors & windows on barricades of vacant buildings
        - Work alongside Arts Program Directors and/or other Assistant Artist(s)
        - Engage with the community while painting on-site
    - Documentation and maintenance of painted buildings
- Provide assistance for other Arts & organization-wide projects
    - Assist with the execution of community murals
    - Assist with the design of digital/print media
    - Assist with construction, fabrication and execution of other major projects:
        - BLINK 2019—An interactive light art festival
        - Mini Murals—Small community murals fabricated in-house
    - Assist with KCB Volunteer events and Corporate events
        - Preparing tools, supplies
        - Team lead on the day of the event
- Provide assistance with cleaning and organizing, and maintaining supplies

Skills and Attributes
- Enjoys multi-tasking
- Self-motivated
- Works well on a team and collaborates with others
- Enjoys working with the community
- Passionate about KCB’s mission
- Strong communicator
- Experienced in Adobe products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
- Artistic, good craft (works in a tidy and precise manner)

Other Requirements
- Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
- Experienced in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Apps

To Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to info@keepcincinnatibeautiful.org.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

3 East Business Association

Call to Artists

Posted:
Mar 28, 2019
Call to Artist — Mural on Riverside Drive in East End

Project Goal
Creative wall mural so people know they’re in the East End business district, a historic riverside neighborhood and a fun area with new shops and restaurants.

Budget
Up to $9000. Includes all supplies and labor.

Location
Long wall at bus stop, across from 3229 Riverside Dr.

Wall Dimensions
See this picture and this map. Mural will NOT include nearby railroad tunnel entrance. We encourage you to visit the area before submitting your bid.

Timeline
Email your intent to submit a bid by March 31 to laurequinlivan@gmail.com. Submit up to 3 sketches by April 15, to laurequinlivan@gmail.com. Mural work will begin after City approves selected mural design and our RSP, Revocable Street Privilege. Goal is to begin mural painting June 2019.

Preparation of Wall
Cincinnati DOTE will repair minor cracks in the wall before painting begins. All other wall preparation for mural should be included in your proposal.

Decision
3 East Business Assoc members will vote on designs at our April meeting, then notify the winner.

Criteria
Design, Bid Amount, Experience & References.

To Apply
Please fill out this application and return it with your design(s).

Send your completed application, budget and designs to: Laure Quinlivan, laurequinlivan@gmail.com. All artist questions must be submitted in writing to Laure Quinlivan. Artist questions and our answers will be shared with all artists who email their intent to bid on this project.

Old World Restorations

Office Manager

Posted:
Mar 26, 2019
Customer Service – FT / PT

Old World Restorations, Inc. 5729 Dragon Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
www.oldworldrestorations.com

The ideal candidate for this long term, full or part time position should have an interest in art, history and preservation, as well as a minimum of three years’ experience managing a small business office.

Knowledge and experience with Art, Antiques and Custom Picture Framing design and sales preferred.

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

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

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

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK INS PLEASE.

Middletown Arts Center

Instructors

Posted:
Mar 26, 2019
The Middletown Arts Center is seeking Instructors for our Summer Young Artist Workshops.

Instructors are to design classes and develop projects that promote creativity in the individual child and teach fundamental visual art concepts in a variety of media, both 2D and 3D, to include drawing, painting and mixed media. Supplies provided by MAC. This concentrated 7 day youth program is offered Monday through Thursday the weeks of June 24-27 & July 1-3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

2 positions are available: Instructor for Age Group 4th-6th Grade & Instructor for Age Group 7th-12th Grade.

To Apply
For more information on Middletown Arts Center, and Summer Young Artist Workshops, visit https://www.middletownartscenter.com/children-ya. Please send cover letter and resume, or inquiries, to Cheryl Landen at clanden@middletownartscenter.com.

Taft Museum of Art

Assistant Chief of Security, Risk & Safety

Posted:
Mar 22, 2019
Reports to: Chief of Security, Risk & Safety
Team: Security/Risk/Safety
Status: Exempt/Full-time/Benefits/37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience
Benefits: Include health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, sick time, museum membership and other special discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a full-time Assistant Chief of Security, Risk & Safety to assist the Chief of Security, Risk & Safety in all departmental related. This position requires a confident, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, can manage multiple priorities, works independently, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Position Summary
Reporting directly to the Chief of Security, Risk & Safety, the Assistant Chief assists in leading and coordinating key activities relating to the safety and security of the Taft Museum of Art’s assets, employees, contractors, vendors, visitors, volunteers, and especially the artworks. The Assistant Chief’s primary responsibility is assisting with the overall safety and security plan and the security operations of the TMA.

This position assists in the formulation of goals and objectives; designs, implements, and monitors safety and security projects, policies, procedures, programs, and protocols; and promotes compliance with same. Also complies with federal, state, and local regulations, and exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned while providing exceptional customer service. He/She plays a crucial role in creating a positive and meaningful experience for each visitor to the museum.

To Apply
Read full job description and apply here.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Manager of Events Operations

Posted:
Mar 22, 2019
Reports to: President
Department: Private Events
FLSA Status: FT, Exempt

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
- 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
- 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
Please visit https://jobapply.page.link/X7xj.

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

ArtsConnect

Watercolor Instructor

Posted:
Mar 22, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Organization Information
ArtsConnect is a non-profit arts organization in partnership with Springfield Township. ArtsConnect runs events, classes and volunteer projects year-round as a way to connect the township community. With a focus on the arts, ArtsConnect serves to provide a higher quality of life through social connectedness and exposure to the arts.

The Education Series focuses on the art disciplines of visual arts, music, and theater in six, 6 & 8-week courses for adults (ages 14-100) and children (ages 7 – 13) throughout the calendar year. workshops are one-time workshops that provide a taste of different arts techniques and media. The children’s programming is after school during the school year and all day during the summer.  The summer programming takes the form of an 8-week, day long, art camp.

ArtsConnect operates the Education Series from the Springfield Township Community Arts Center, located as the second building back on the campus at 9158 A Winton Road.

Position Purpose
ArtsConnect is seeking a qualified Watercolor instructor to teach a a 2 hour Adult Woodshop Class (ages 14 and older) on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. during the six, 6-week sessions scheduled for the calendar year. The instructor should have experience in teaching beginners of all ages as well as intermediate students. The use of various pedagogical approaches is welcomed as well as exhibit a deep knowledge of painting techniques, painting media, and professional in the field. Instructors will be able to teach these techniques to beginning and intermediate students. Teachers will model enthusiasm for painting technique, media, and synthesis of concepts and forms. Instructors will provide a resume/CV, digital portfolio, and a sample lesson plan.

Classification
Instructors are hired on as contractors and are neither employees of Springfield Township nor ArtsConnect. Contractors will receive 70% of the total registration fee for each 6-week session to be paid during the 6th week of the session. ArtsConnect will retain 30%.

Adult Watercolor Painting Class - $85 for non members and $76.50 for members

Instructors will be allowed to set up in the classroom 30 minutes prior to class/lesson and may clean up 30 minutes after the class/lesson. Participants provide their own supplies.

Selection Process
Instructors may fill out the Instructors’ Application and return it to the Education Director:

Dr. Katherine Smith, 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 or email, ksmith@springfieldtwp.org. The Education Director will contact the applicant to set up an interview and candidate selection.

ArtsConnect

Programming Assistant

Posted:
Mar 22, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Supervisor: ArtsConnect Executive Director

Position Purpose
The Programming Assistant is responsible for providing administrative, event and classroom support to ensure efficient operation of the organization.

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

Essential Job Functions
The Programming Assistant will:
- Write, proofread and send out letters, memos, reminders and thank you cards
- Secure volunteers for classes and special events
- Log hours of volunteers in a database
- Enter receipts and/or expenses into Quickbooks
- Submit marketing materials to online event calendars
- Take registrations for classes and events using professional registration software
- Answer and direct phone calls
- Maintain contact lists and annual inventory
- Secure product donations for silent auctions
- Enter activities onto the ArtsConnect website and registration software
- Generate short articles to promote activities
- Take photographs of classes, camps and events
- Deliver fliers and posters to local schools and businesses
- Attend meetings
- Assemble gift bags, gift baskets, promotional items and small event displays
- Assist with class and event set-up, clean up as needed
- Set up and host ArtsConnect information booth at on and off-site events
- Attend some events and/or classes as needed
- Assist where needed

Core Competencies
The Programming Assistant will:
Remain Composed - remain calm under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated in challenging situations; is mature, handles stress, and remains calm while handling crisis.

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

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

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

Required Qualifications
Programming Assistants must be at least 18 years of age and have some administrative experience. A college degree is not required although preferred.  
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required. Experience with Quickbooks is preferred.

Excellent writing and communication skills are essential to do this job. The ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle multiple projects is key.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Programming Assistants must maintain a valid driver’s license and must be insurable by ArtsConnect’s insurance carrier.

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

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

Work Environment
The Programming Assistant will normally work in an office environment, although may be asked to work at the front desk of the Arts Center or at an outdoor event setting.

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

Expected Hours of Work/Attendance Requirements
The hours for this position are flexible and will be determined at hiring. Basic office hours for ArtsConnect are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Programming and events often take place during evenings and weekends. Some weekend and evenings may be required. This position will require approximately 20 hours per week.

Selection Process
A resume will be reviewed with a rating of education, skills and experience. Writing samples may be required, and writing and other relevant skills testing may be performed. An oral interview will be conducted along with a motor vehicle records check, reference check, drug test and background investigation.

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

To Apply
Please click here to apply.

ArtsConnect

Kids Camp Lead Counselor

Posted:
Mar 22, 2019
The mission of ArtsConnect™ is to create an engaged and vibrant community with quality of life enhancements through the arts, community events, and parks and recreation.

Supervisor: ArtsConnect Education Director

Position Purpose
Lead Counselors are responsible for co-creating art curriculum with the Education Director, implementing lessons, motivating campers, and leading Assistant Counselors for an 8-week art camp.

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

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

Core Competencies
Lead Counselors will:
Remain Composed - remains calm under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated in challenging situations; is mature, handles stress, and remains calm while handling crisis.

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

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

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

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

Required Qualifications
Lead Counselors must be at least 18 years of age and must have either completed undergraduate work in art education or be in the third or fourth year of studies. Field observation and field experience should be completed prior to working at our camp. A state-issued art education teacher license is ideal but not required.

Creativity and enthusiasm for the subject and for children ages 7-13 will be essential to do this job. An understanding of how to lead and mentor multi-aged children and Assistant camp counselors is essential.

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

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

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

Work Environment
Lead Counselors will normally work in a camp environment with as many as sixty children within an age range of 7-13, which will be, at times, noisy. Lead Counselors will be required to participate in programs/camps which will occur in various environments including outside environments.

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

Expected Hours of Work/Attendance Requirements
The normal hours for this position are 8:25 a.m. to 4:25 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the normal work week is approximately 40 hours.

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

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

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

To Apply
Please click here to apply.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Education & Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted:
Mar 20, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. This position will be primarily responsible for providing day-to-day administrative, clerical and staffing support for the Education department’s programs and events.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinating the day-to-day operations of education programs, including managing aspects of program databases and generating reports; identifying, developing, and maintaining relationships with schools and the community using a variety of communication methods; working interdepartmentally to implement education programs; coordinating community engagement programs as assigned; coordinating volunteers to assist with mailings; participate in front desk relief coverage when needed.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the arts and arts education with an understanding of arts education and community engagement concepts; must possess strong written, verbal, interpersonal and customer service skills; self-motivated with strong organizational, time-management and detail-oriented skills. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a positive attitude. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Proficiency in computers including database management and Microsoft Office is required. Ability to work well with a diverse population is critical to this position. B.A. Degree or equivalent and a minimum of three years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 4/3/19 to:

Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

Cincinnati Arts Association

Floor Supervisors

Posted:
Mar 20, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking customer-service oriented individuals to fill these part-time positions at our downtown Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing front-of-house functions in a designated quadrant for events and performances, while ensuring safety of patrons and providing exceptional customer service. While performing the duties of this job, the Floor Supervisor is regularly required to stand and walk for periods of time. Duties include, but are not limited to, supervising volunteer usher positions, completing reports after events, monitoring lobby activity, understanding and implementing emergency procedures.

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

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by March 29th to:

Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

Cincinnati Arts Association

Security Associate

Posted:
Mar 20, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a customer service oriented individual to fill this full-time position at our Music Hall location. The Security Associate will assist in providing and ensuring a safe and secure environment for our performers, clients, visitors, staff and volunteers.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining a presence at the primary backstage entrance to Music Hall (Stage Door); monitoring access to the building, operating and monitoring security systems, including fire and CCTV systems; assisting with coordination/communication during emergencies; periodic patrolling of the facility and its perimeter in an effort to ensure a safe and secure environment; documenting and reporting potential and real security, health and safety concerns; enforcing venue policies, procedures and regulations; investigating unusual activity; responding to alarms and taking action to normalize; directing and controlling visitor/staff/vendor access and deliveries.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must be able to exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with clients, visitors, staff, volunteers and the public; will have strong interpersonal and customer service skills; strong organization skills with attention to detail. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a positive attitude. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community is essential. Functional experience with computers required, including Microsoft Office, security systems, including fire and CCTV systems. This position carries a variable 2nd shift schedule primarily on nights, weekends and holidays as required to meet operational needs. The required physical ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs efficiently, lift at least 40lbs, and the ability to react quickly in tense situations in a cool and calm manner. High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by March 29th to:

Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

Paris by Debra Moreland

Entry-Level Artisan

Posted:
Mar 18, 2019
Award winning bridal jewelry company, Paris by Debra Moreland, seeks entry-level artisan for jewelry & veil assembly in Northside.

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

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

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

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

Taft Museum of Art

Assistant Preparator and Collections Technician

Posted:
Mar 17, 2019
Reports to: Senior Exhibitions Designer and Chief Preparator
Team: Curatorial & Collections
Status: Exempt/Full-time/Benefits/30-37.5 hours per week (4-5 days/week)
Salary: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, sick time, employee assistance program, museum membership, cafe and shop discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a full-time Assistant Preparator and Collections Technician. This position requires a confident, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, able to manage multiple priorities, works independently, and has excellent communication and collaborative skills. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States. This is a 4-5-day position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Senior Exhibitions Designer and Chief Preparator, the Assistant Preparator and Collection Technician is a member of the curatorial and collections department at the Taft Museum of Art (TMA). He/she helps the TMA deliver its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting by ensuring excellence in the maintenance of the collection and ongoing exhibition work.

This individual is a highly responsible and self-motivated museum professional with key responsibilities to assist with exhibition installation, care of the collection, and maintenance of the permanent collection galleries. Working in a collaborative work environment, he/she will provide a very high standard of care for the art objects in both temporary exhibitions and the highly respected permanent collection of Old Master and nineteenth-century art.

To Apply
Read full job description and apply here.

Mount St. Joseph University

Theatre Director

Posted:
Mar 17, 2019
Job Detail
- Level: Experienced
- Job Location: Mount St. Joseph University – Cincinnati, OH
- Position Type: Full Time
- Education Level: 4 Year Degree
- Travel Percentage: Negligible
- Job Shift: Any

Description
- Department: Music Department
- Reports to: Music Department Chair, Mark McCafferty
- Status: Exempt
- Classification: Staff
- Purpose: Direct and Produce two straight plays (both in fall and one could be a black box), one musical (spring), and a cabaret/dinner theatre (end of spring semester) each academic year

Duties
- Supervise the Drama Club – Workshops, service projects, community outreach
- Lead the production team
- Manage budget
- Hire additional members (technical director, choreographer, costumer, etc.)
- Recruit at local high schools
- Connect with community partners (high schools, professional theatres, and other arts organizations)
- Coordinate with on-site theatre tech staff
- Other duties as assigned
 
Future duties may include:
- Teach theatre, dance, and/or technical theatre course work
- Coach individual students
- Stage direct opera or other productions with the Music Department

Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

Primary Contracts: Music Department members, Theatre technical staff, facilities management, students
Supervision Exercised: Some supervision of part-time workers
Supervision Received: Operates within the Music Department

Qualifications
- Education: BFA in Theatre or related
- Experience: 3 years of experience directing and running a theatre program
- Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs
- Experience in direction, production, promotion, recruitment, budget management, ticket management, choreography, theatre tech, costuming, sound, and lights.
- A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Skills/Attributes
Customer Service
- Exhibit a "(list particular customer)/customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
- Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' (or other customers) needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students'  (or other customers) needs
- Demonstrate an ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential (can be personalized for the position)
- Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others (if applicable)
- Available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations
- Demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education  (if applicable)

Teamwork
- Exhibit a "(list particular customer)/customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
- Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' (or other customers) needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students'  (or other customers) needs
- Demonstrate an ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential (can be personalized for the position)
- Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others (if applicable)
- Available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations
- Demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education  (if applicable)

Communication
- Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
- Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking (if applicable)
- Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others

Accuracy
- Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions
Initiative:
- Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
- Demonstrate creativity and high energy
- Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

Technical
- Must possess an aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands
- Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work.

To Apply
To apply, please upload e-note, resume, and contact information with three professional references on our website.

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please click here to review the University’s Non-Discrimination Policy. 

Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Click here to apply.

Pride Youth Development Foundation

Fundraising Director

Posted:
Mar 17, 2019
The Pride Youth Development Foundation (PYDF) has an immediate employment opportunity for a part time position of Fundraising Director. Ideal candidates reside within the Cincinnati/Tri-state area.

Key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach producing funds to fulfill the organizations missions. One major organizational program is the Pride of Cincinnati Winter Guard.

This position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Professional Qualifications
- A bachelor’s degree is preferred with a focus on business, finance, or marketing
- Transparent and high integrity leadership
- Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
- Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead through direction, oversight and delegation.

To Apply
All interested candidates should send resume to Ryan Alm, Chairman of Pride Youth Development Foundation at prideofcincinnati@gmail.com.

Queen City Clay

Call For Entries, Mugshots 2019

Posted:
Mar 12, 2019
Queen City Clay and the Trish Martindell Gallery presents Mugshots 2019. We are looking for the region’s best mugs. Open to any artist working within 100 miles of Cincinnati Ohio. Mugs can be made of any material as long as they are three-dimensional.

Awards
Most Wanted
The Crowd favorite. All mugs will be displayed in the Trish Martindell Gallery. On April 13th, coinciding with the Queen City Clay Spring Sale, the public will be called upon to vote for their favorite mug. All voting will be done in person between 10am-5pm. Winner will receive $200 cash.

Top Brass
Staff choice. A team made up of Queen City Clay Staff and Instructors will choose their all around favorite mug. Winner will receive 100 pounds of the stoneware or low-fire clay of their choice or 50 pounds of porcelain and a tool package.

Deep Cover
Staff Choice. This goes to the most unique non-mug-like mug. This is where the out of the ordinary shines. Winner will receive a certificate for an Open Wheel session for 2, $60 value, and $25 firing package to be used at Queen City Clay.

Exhibition Details
Mugshots 2019 will be on display from April 13th to May 19th in the Trish Martindell Gallery at Queen City Clay. All mugs must be for sale and will be available for pick – up starting May 22nd. Artists will be notified of unsold mugs available for pick up.

Requirements
Mugs must be made by hand and be three-dimensional. Artist submitting must live or work within 100 miles of Cincinnati, Ohio. All mugs should be for sale. Queen City Clay will take a 20% commission on all sales.

Submission Process
The fee to enter is $3 for one submission or $5 for two. Artists may submit up to 6 entries. Entries will be accepted during normal business hours at Queen City Clay beginning March first. Entries must be received by Wednesday April 3rd. Artists should bring entries in person along with entry fee and will be required to complete an entry form.

Contact Person
Hilary Nauman
Queen City Clay
3130 Wasson Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
513-871-2525
hnauman@queencityclay.com

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Development Director

Posted:
Mar 12, 2019
The Opportunity
- Do you have a passion about education and the power of theatre?
- Do you have new, creative fundraising strategies to bring to an organization?
- Have you played a leadership role in successful fundraising campaigns?
- Do you love planning special events?

About The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT)
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 102,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theatre productions at the historic Taft.
- TCT On Tour – We see over 83,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
- TCT Academy – Over 1,200 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week 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 theatre in children and the young at heart.

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

Job Summary
The Development Director will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. A successful Development Director will not only lead TCT internally to achieve its mission, but will be an active advocate in the community, fostering and developing strategic relationships with community organizations/partners. The Development Director of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) reports directly to the Managing Director & CEO. The Development Director will directly manage two Development Managers, one Corporate Relationship Manager, and one Logistics and Volunteers Manager.

Key Job Responsibilities
Goal Setting, Benchmarking and Financial Oversight
- Helps to set and monitor institutional fundraising/contributed income goals each season and manage budgets
- Benchmarks and monitors progress of fundraising campaigns in relation to goals outlined in the organizational Budget/Strategic Plan

Annual Fund
- Develops plan for solicitation of annual fund gifts from individuals (new and renewing) each season

Corporate and Foundation Giving
- Identifies and cultivates corporations and foundations for involvement with TCT

ArtsWave
- Manages all reporting requirements as dictated by participation in ArtsWave

Government Support
- Generates all local, state and federal funding applications
- Generates all reporting requirements and records

Special Events
- Directly responsible for the Monster Bash (annual) and Glass Slipper Gala (every other year) and serves as the liaison between the staff and the committees

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Development Director will:
- Work closely with the Managing Director & CEO and Development Manager to fulfill the mission of TCT.
- Be an advocate for TCT in the community.
- Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCT to the staff, patrons, and general public.

Ideal Candidates' Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit development or related field; or bachelor’s degree and equivalent training through practical business experience.
- Prior development experience.
- Demonstrated ability to lead annual and ongoing development efforts.
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Office.

For more information, please send a brief cover letter and resume to Garry Horton at ghorton@gilmanpartners.com.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Public Programs Apprentice

Posted:
Mar 12, 2019
The Public Programs Apprentice is a position designed to enhance an individual's interpretation skills and ultimately prepare the individual to for a program manager position. Cincinnati Nature Center recognizes a need in the industry for those who desire to take their programming skills to the next level.  In this apprenticeship, the ideal candidate will not only create and deliver a wide range of public and family programming, but the candidate will be exposed to how to ensure the administrative pieces are also accomplished including, program promotion, media, and exhibits.

Cincinnati Nature Center is an organization dedicated to continuous improvement. The Public Programs Apprentice will have a strong desire to continue their personal development.  We strive to give our members and visitors fresh experiences with each visit.

The ideal candidate will have experience with a broad array of interpretive methods and a solid foundation in teaching with strong group management in a non-formal setting. Current NAI Certified Interpretive Guides will be given first look, however, all applicants with a desire to grow their interpretation skills are welcome to apply.
 
Each application must have a letter of intent accompanying it. The letter should explain why you desire this position including how your current background supports your decision to apply and what you intend to do after the apprenticeship. Please include examples of how you currently use your interpretive skills and how you would like to grow in the interpretive field.

General Information
Position Title: Public Programs Apprentice
Classification: Salaried, Exempt
Supervisor: Public Programs Manager
Category: Full-Time, Intern (Stipend)
Department: Visitor Experience/Public Programs
Schedule: At least 30+ hours/week, however TBD
Revision: March 2019

Purpose
With direction from the Public Programs Manager, this twelve month apprenticeship provides an opportunity to candidate to strengthen their interpretive skills with practical, hands-on experiences. Areas of focus include program development and execution, project management, training, and direct visitor experiences. This position executes all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Mixed Age Experiential Programs (50%)
- Conceive, plan, staff, deliver, and evaluate programs for children, mixed-age audiences, and adults with a special focus on translating conservation into viable public programs.
- Craft program descriptions for CNC program publications and website.

Media & Exhibits (25%)
- Work with the public programs staff to design and create engaging personal and non-personal medial for visitors and groups including teaching aids, interpretive signage, and displays.
- Develop and implement exhibit evaluation including formative and summative evaluation, tolerance testing of interpretive themes, and dwell time studies.

Management Skills (25%)
- Training - Assist with development and presentation of trainings, including mentoring and coaching, for interns, staff, volunteers, and interns to assure the highest quality experience for visitors.
- People Management - with support from the Public Programs Manager, develop supervisory skills by learning how to supervise, coach, and evaluate a team of staff, volunteers, and interns.

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

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

Education and Competencies
- High School Diploma or GED required, four-year degree preferred
- Experience with a broad array of interpretive methods preferred
- A solid foundation in teaching and group management in a non-formal setting

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

Qualifications
- High degree of flexibility and ability to adapt and improvise
- A strong interest in gaining practical skills in non-formal education/interpretation
- Ability to work weekends as needed (approximately 4-5 weekend days/month)
- A tolerance for administrative work
- Comfort with all aspects of the natural world (natural history knowledge is helpful but not essential)
- Collaborative working style
- Great customer service skills
- A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
- Must pass a background check

Computer Skills
- Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software
- Significant comfort using a computer to communicate with staff and volunteers

Work Environment
- Work must be performed on-site.
- Work is performed indoors, in an office environment and outdoors in a nature preserve.
- 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.

To Apply
Please visit https://goo.gl/xtaVDA

Plaza Artist Materials

Key Holder

Posted:
Mar 12, 2019
Plaza Artist Materials — Kenwood location is looking for an outgoing, energetic individual with previous retail experience to join our team as our newest full time Key Holder.

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

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

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

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

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

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

ArtsWave

Coordinator, Gift Processing & Donor Services

Posted:
Mar 12, 2019
Position Description
The Coordinator, Gift Processing & Donors Services is responsible for a variety of tasks focused primarily on review of donor and pledge data, research and resolution of donor pledge and payment related issues, and various donor data related projects and customer support. Success in this role will depend on attention to detail, great organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability and drive to meet deadlines, and a strong work ethic.

Reports to: Senior Manager, IT

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Review donation and payment data and post it per policies and procedure
- Enter donor pledge and payment data as needed
- Analyze and problem solve when reviewing pledge and payment data, including communicating directly with donors and/or ArtsWave team members to resolve issues and questions
- Process credit card batches and follow-up with donors when credit cards are declined
- Maintain donor database by accurately entering new and updated donor and account information per policies and procedures
- Maintain donor confidence and protect operations by keeping information secure and confidential
- Review and coordinate mailing of monthly donor statements
- Review and coordinate mailing of donor IRS statements
- Monitor outstanding balances and determine when balances need to be written off
- Process and approve matching gift requests
- Process, monitor and address questions related to stock gifts
- Work as part of our phone support team and occasionally act as primary support
- Monitor ArtsWave Info email address and respond to questions in a timely manner
- Contribute to team effort by working on additional projects as needed
- Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events

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

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

About ArtsWave
With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts — music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals and more — create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. We seek to develop a diverse candidate pool and welcome nominations and applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or national origin.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and completed ArtsWave employment application to Kate.Kennedy@artswave.org by April 1. Please use the words "Gift Processing & Donor Services Coordinator" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide references and salary requirements.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Patron Services Representative

Posted:
Mar 11, 2019
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking a part-time Patron Service Representative to serve as the first line of communication between our patrons and the organization. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service oriented individuals who show great attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, an interest in classical music and will share the overall organizational vision of delivering unparalleled concert experiences and deepening patron engagement.

Responsibilities
- Assist patrons in person, over the phone, and at concerts with superior patron service
- Learn and manage a great deal of information about concerts, events and promotions in order to best answer patrons’ questions pleasantly, confidently, and efficiently
- Resolve issues in a prompt manner while maintaining high standards of quality and precision
- Help increase patron engagement, ticket sales and donations by suggesting additional ticket purchases and/or adding on donations with purchase
- Assist other departments with projects
- Other duties as required

Qualifications
- Box office/sales experience
- Excellent computer skills
- Patron service and communication skills
- Flexibility and willingness to continually learn new things
- Knowledge of classical music
- Flexibility with scheduling and ample availability

Shifts are from 9:45am-1:45pm and 1:30pm-5:15pm Monday through Saturday. In addition, weekly concert shifts are required and occur at the following times:
- Friday mornings (8:45am through intermission)
- Friday and Saturday evenings (approximately 5:00pm through intermission)
- Sunday matinees and evenings (11:45am through intermission or 4:45pm through intermission)

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

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

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

The Betts House

Full Year Internship

Posted:
Mar 11, 2019
The Betts House seeks a self-motivated, enthusiastic intern to assist with daily historic site activities. Desired intern would be comfortable working alone, taking initiative when appropriate, and working as a team.

The internship will run May 2019 – April 2020.

Wages
$10/hour, 15 hours per week.

Requirements
Applicants must be enthusiastic about history and pursuing a degree in history, marketing and communications, education, museum studies, or other related field. Candidates also must:
- Be comfortable supervising volunteers and working alone when manager is not present.
- Have excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
- Be comfortable working with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Be proficient on PCs and Microsoft Office.
- Be comfortable asking questions.
- Be comfortable giving tours and working with children.
- Have ability to handle multiple projects at once.
- Be available Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12-5pm.

Activities may include but not limited to:
- Opening and closing of house museum
- House maintenance
- Assisting visitors/serving as a docent
- Offering suggestions on how to improve tours
- Creating programming for summer camp programs
- Assisting with exhibit development
- Posting on social media
- Writing grants
- Creating marketing materials
- Research

To Apply
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to info@thebettshouse.org.

History of the Betts House - https://thebettshouse.org/history/

The Betts House

House & Programs Manager

Posted:
Mar 11, 2019
The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Ohio (NSCDA-OH) seeks a self-motivated, enthusiastic, knowledgeable professional to manage the Betts House/ NSCDA-OH Headquarters. The Betts House is an 1804 historic house museum located in the Betts-Longworth Historic District in Cincinnati’s West End. The NSCDA-OH through the Betts House generates exhibits and programs focusing on the early history of Cincinnati, genealogy, and historic preservation.

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

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

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

To Apply
Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to info@thebettshouse.org.

Baldwin Music Education Center

Part-Time Music Instructor

Posted:
Mar 6, 2019
Positions Available
- Preschool Music Teacher
- Group Piano Instructor

For 55+ years the Baldwin Music Education Center has offered unique group preschool and piano classes to thousands of students ages 6-months on up throughout the tri-state area. We are looking to expand our team of educators and are interested in partnering with an interested candidate(s).

Interested candidates should have a Piano Pedagogy, Music Education, Piano Performance and/or Voice Degree or currently completing a college degree in one of these majors. Our ideal candidate has an interest in teaching young students and/or interested in teaching group piano to all ages.

Your role at Baldwin Music Education is to be a team-player, a communicator and committed to making a difference in the lives of the students and caregivers. And, to provide quality music education.

Please look at us online at BaldwinMusicEduCenter.com and if you are still interested — we would love to hear from you! You need to have a flexible schedule (Monday-Saturday).

Here are just a few of the qualities we are looking for in a new staff member:
- Commitment
- Responsible
- Openness to learning on the job
- Eager to engage in relationship building with students and caregivers
- Nimbleness
- Conscientious
- Industrious
- Supportive
- Creative
- Energetic
- Professional

If you are interested and feel like you can be a positive team member, please send a letter of interest with resume to info@BaldwinMusicEduCenter.com.

Position open until filled with the ideal candidate(s)!

Baldwin Music Education Center
Every Life Needs Music!

The May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble

Manager of Choruses

Posted:
Mar 4, 2019
Summary Description
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Choruses organizes and manages all activities of the May Festival Chorus, May Festival Chamber Choir, May Festival Youth Chorus, Vocal Arts Ensemble Chorus, and of other choruses on an as needed basis. Responsibilities include managing chorus personnel and operations and maintaining productive and supportive relationships among the artistic partnership organizations, chorus directors and chorus members.

Job Responsibilities
- In coordination with the relevant staff from the May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, manage the scheduling of, and be present for, all chorus services, including auditions, warm-ups, rehearsals and concerts, at Music Hall, Memorial Hall and other venues. Organize and distribute schedules and pertinent information to chorus members and staff, including all updates and changes.
- Research and book suitable venues for non-Music Hall and non- Memorial Hall rehearsals and performances. For all venues, and as needed, create seating charts, facilitate parking and facility access, schedule piano tuning, ensure proper rehearsal and performance space setup. During concerts, facilitate the staging of the chorus, including working with production and operations staff to ensure timely entrances and exits. and perform any other production-related tasks.
- Manage all chorus personnel issues. Inform chorus members of and ensure compliance with scheduling, rules of attendance and other membership-related policies. Prepare and maintain accurate rosters and attendance records for every rehearsal and concert. Maintain awareness of and inform chorus directors about all personnel issues, including absences, illnesses and special needs. Facilitate completion of contracts for and payment to paid singers.
- Under the direction of the chorus directors, hire and oversee pianists and language coaches.
- Forecast and prepare operating budgets.
- Coordinate and proctor chorus auditions, and oversee the orientation of new singers.
- Manage music acquisition and distribution with the music librarians, maintain chorus websites, and maintain and distribute concert wardrobes.
- Oversee the production and acquisition of May Festival Chorus at-home rehearsal materials, including audios of music and foreign-language pronunciation, and translations. Ensure these materials are available on the Chorus website by July 1 for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performances and no later than four (4) weeks after the finalizing of May Festival repertoire.
- Act as a representative of and advocate for all May Festival and VAE choruses in scheduling and production-related meetings.
- Provide general operational and administrative support to the chorus directors.
- Provide support, as needed, to the May Festival Chorus Committee and for any performances outside Greater Cincinnati.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the chorus directors, the General Manager or the Executive Director.

Position Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3-5 years of directly relevant and equivalent work experience, including as an ensemble manager.
- Knowledge of classical choral and choral/orchestral repertoire.
- Experience in personnel management, including the ability to work effectively with volunteer and paid singers.
- Skilled at organizing, multi-tasking, long-term planning and anticipating and preventing or solving problems.
- Able and willing to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends at Music Hall and at offsite locations.
- Proficient in planning and managing budgets.
- Responsive, communicative and calm under pressure.
- Skilled in word processing, database management, HTML and spreadsheet applications.

Additionally, the organization operates as a team; meeting organizational goals is an objective of all staff members.

A Commitment we value: The May Festival is an Equal Opportunity Employer whose commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the May Festival’s present and future and makes us a stronger chorus and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

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

Please put “Manager of Choruses” in the subject line.

Company Descriptions
The May Festival is the oldest continuous choral festival in the Western Hemisphere and is one of the only true choral festivals in the United States today. Featuring the 120-voice May Festival Chorus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in Cincinnati’s newly renovated Music Hall, the Festival presents choral repertoire rarely heard during the concert season. In five unique concerts performed over two weekends, audiences and performers alike experience a magnificent array of choral masterpieces and little known gems.

Established in 1873, the May Festival is directly responsible for the development of Cincinnati’s modern musical life. Music Hall, the city’s primary concert venue, was built specifically to house the Festival's performances in 1878, and the Orchestra, the fifth oldest in the United States, can trace its lineage back to this great tradition. The 2018-2019 season is Juanjo Mena’s second as Music Director of the May Festival. Previous directors have included, among others, Theodore Thomas, Max Rudolf, James Levine and James Conlon. Robert Porco is the Director of Choruses.

In addition to performing in the Festival, the May Festival Chorus and the May Festival Youth Chorus perform in the Orchestra’s and Cincinnati Pops’ seasons and in numerous local and regional outreach concerts.

The Vocal Arts Ensemble is a professional chamber choir that offers an annual subscription series of distinguished choral programs in notable architectural and acoustic venues throughout Greater Cincinnati. In addition, the ensemble presents outreach programs for children, youth and seniors, as well as recordings for local and national broadcasts. Achievements include two American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Awards for "Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music," broadcasts on 220 National Public Radio stations through "The First Art," performances before conventions of the American Choral Directors Association in San Antonio and Chicago and appearances with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and in the May Festival. Founded in 1979, the group is led by Craig Hella Johnson. Past directors were Elmer Thomas, Earl Rivers and Donald Nally.

The May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra operate under an administrative shared services agreement. Through the consolidation of resources and expertise, the cooperative management effort benefits all three organizations.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Box Office Associate

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
Company Description
Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region’s second largest professional Equity theatre and is committed to producing theatre of the highest artistic caliber, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to underserved audiences.

Position Summary
The Box Office Associate is a part-time, hourly position (8-20 hours per week), serving as the initial and primary point of contact for the public. The Box Office Associate is an integral part of the front of house and patron services team and is responsible for helping to develop audience loyalty by ensuring Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati provides a positive and memorable experience for all visitors.

Reports to: Box Office Manager

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Process phone and walk-up single ticket and subscription orders
- Process subscriber and/or single ticket exchanges
- Answer main phone line
- Compile box office sales reports and deposits
- Provide general office support

Qualifications
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred. Experience with computerized CRM and ticketing systems (specifically Spektrix) or the ability to learn ticketing software quickly as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). This position requires outstanding communication and customer service skills, including being comfortable dealing with the public. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, personable, and well organized.

Skills
attention to detail and accuracy, cooperative attitude; ability to use computer applications and telephone; a willingness to assist others and work well in a team; comfortable in a fast-paced office environment; and ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have his or her own transportation.

To Apply
Interested individuals should submit a résumé with cover letter to Amy Weinstock, Box Office Manager, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 or via email at aweinstock@ensemblecincinnati.org. No phone calls please.

This is a part-time, hourly position. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Scene Shop Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.
 
Reports to: Technical Director

Position Overview
Responsible for the coordination and execution of logistical and clerical duties necessary to the function of the Scene Shop, Props Shop, and Paint Department.

Position Responsibilities include:
- Research, order and track materials, tools, and hardware for all shops
- Maintain inventories of physical and digital materials for all shops
- Maintain orderly financial filing system
- Maintain and track petty cash
- Maintain a list of vendors for supplies, equipment, repairs, rentals, etc.
- Maintain balanced budgets and prepare weekly budget reports for Scenic Department Heads, Production Management, and Finance
- Provide logistical support for all shop personnel
- Track and process labor needs including time card management, scheduling extras/overhires, and planning for non-typical work schedules
- Contract rentals, including forklifts, dumpsters, & trucks
- Update safety logs
- Coordinate building maintenance needs including safety inspections, repairs, stocking vending machines, dumpster removal, etc.
- Schedule and track maintenance and repairs of tools, hardware, and office equipment
- Generate workflow schedules for each production including key dates, duration of each production process, and detailed build and load-in schedules
- Track and report labor hours
- Prepare memos, emails, and reports
- Other duties as assigned

Competencies include:
- Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience (BA in Theatre/Production Management preferred)
- Self-motivated and detail oriented
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & Outlook (proficiency with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, preferred)
- Ability to adapt to and quickly learn new procedures
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record
- Working knowledge of scenic construction processes is preferred.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The position also requires the ability to frequently stand, walk, sit, climb a ladder and bend as necessary. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This is a full-time, seasonal, non-exempt position with an expected start date of July 2019. Benefits include medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and 401k/403b pension plans.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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

Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: March 22, 2019

Columbus Printed Arts Center

Summer Programming Internship

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
Columbus Printed Arts Center is looking for a creative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Programs Intern to join our team this summer. The ideal candidate believes that the arts are a vital component of a thriving community, is invested in contributing to the organization’s growth, and has unique ideas to bring to the position. Our goal is to connect with artists and art professionals in Central Ohio as well as to provide meaningful work experience and insight into the inner workings of an art organization.

The Programming Intern will provide administrative support by assisting in all aspects of Columbus Printed Arts Centers’ curatorial, outreach, and education programs. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, they will gain an understanding of how an arts organization functions as they develop programmatic content that addresses the needs of the community and fulfills the organizational mission.

Responsibilities may include: Collaborating on project research, development, and execution, communicating with artists and community partners, investigating new ways to engage all members of the public with programmatic activities, assisting with research specific to project concepts, working with the Marketing Intern to create and disperse promotional program and event materials, assisting with all logistical aspects of special projects, events, and workshops.

Minimum Qualifications
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Visual Arts, Art History, Arts Administration, Curatorial studies, Community Outreach, or relevant field
- Demonstrable interest in visual art and a passion for contributing to the growth of a new art organization
- Desire to learn new skills and grow as an individual through accomplishing challenging tasks
- Attention to detail and time management skills; extremely organized; willingness to take agency over project components
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills; professional approach to external and interpersonal relationships
- Enthusiastic self-starter able to work both independently and collaboratively; strong ability to problem-solve and think strategically
- Flexible with the ability to work on multiple tasks at once and adapt to changing priorities

Preferred Qualifications
- Strong design background; skillful in Adobe Creative Suite programs Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere
- Experience working in a curatorial capacity for a gallery, museum, art organization, or alternative space
- Demonstrable interest in printed media and knowledge of artists working in field

Position
1 unpaid internship, available for college credit if needed. Interns have free and unlimited access to Columbus Printed Arts Center’s studios for the duration of the internship program and are awarded an Artist Membership for one year after program commencement date.

Dates: May 2019 - September 2019 (flexible)
Hours: 15 hours per week preferred.

To Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to info@columbusprintedarts.org. An optional writing sample will also be accepted. Include internship title in email subject line and in cover letter. Please visit columbusprintedarts.org for more information about the center.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Columbus Printed Arts Center

Summer Development Internship

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
Summer Development Internship
Columbus Printed Arts Center is looking for a creative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Development Intern to join our team this summer. The ideal candidate believes that the arts are a vital component of a thriving community, is invested in contributing to the organization’s growth, and has unique ideas to bring to the position. Our goal is to connect with artists and art professionals in Central Ohio as well as to provide meaningful work experience and insight into the inner workings of an art organization.

The Development Intern will provide administrative support by assisting in all aspects of Columbus Printed Arts Centers’ fundraising efforts. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, they will gain an understanding of how an arts organization functions and fits within its community as they identify its needs and develop creative and strategic plans to address them.

Responsibilities may include: Collaborating on engagement strategies for audiences and supporters of Columbus Printed Arts Center; procuring contributions and event sponsorships; supporting staff in event preparation; assisting with individual, institutional, and corporate prospect research; gathering information and generating materials for grant proposals; researching best practices and creative strategies of peer institutions; investigating alternative avenues for financial support including social media campaigns; working with fellow interns on promotional projects.

Minimum Qualifications
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Communications, Sales/Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Arts Administration, or relevant field
- Strong interest in visual art and a passion for contributing to the growth of a new art organization
- Desire to learn new skills and grow as an individual through accomplishing challenging tasks
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills; professional approach to external and interpersonal relationships; enthusiastic and personable; willing to aggressively pursue new business, community, and organizational partnerships.
- Attention to detail; extremely organized; willingness to take agency over project components
- Strong research skills with the ability to apply various successful institutional models to specific funding projects
- Ability to clearly tell the story of Columbus Printed Arts Center and find meaningful and creative ways to advocate for its project proposals

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience writing funded grant applications and managing associated data
- Strong understanding of current development strategies and willingness to seek new approaches

Position
1 unpaid internship, available for college credit if needed. Interns have free and unlimited access to Columbus Printed Arts Center’s studios for the duration of the internship program and are awarded an Artist Membership for one year after program commencement date.

Dates: May 2019 - September 2019 (flexible)
Hours: 15 hours per week preferred.

To Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to info@columbusprintedarts.org. An optional writing sample will also be accepted. Include internship title in email subject line and in cover letter. Please visit columbusprintedarts.org for more information about the center.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Columbus Printed Arts Center

Summer Marketing Internship

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
Columbus Printed Arts Center is looking for a creative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Marketing Intern to join our team this summer. The ideal candidate believes that the arts are a vital component of a thriving community, is invested in contributing to the organization’s growth, and has unique ideas to bring to the position. Our goal is to connect with artists and art professionals in Central Ohio as well as to provide meaningful work experience and insight into the inner workings of an art organization.

The Marketing Intern will provide promotional support for Columbus Printed Arts Center by creatively engaging new and existing audiences. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, they will develop and implement strategies to market programs, sell tickets, provide resources for patrons and members, and increase accessibility to the public.

Responsibilities will likely include but may not be limited to: development and management of promotional and email campaigns, audience research, marketing organizational partnerships, management of mailings, social and marketing content/copy creation and editing, special event promotion and assistance, public relations support, community engagement events, social media and more.

Minimum Qualifications
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in Communications, Marketing/Sales, English, Graphic Design, Arts Administration, or relevant field
- Strong interest in visual art and a passion for contributing to the growth of a new art organization
- Desire to learn new skills and grow as an individual through accomplishing challenging tasks
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills; professional approach to external and interpersonal relationships; outstanding storyteller capable of speaking to a diverse audience in different ways
- Attention to detail; extremely organized; willingness to take agency over project components
- Flexible, Enthusiastic self-starter able to work both independently and collaboratively; strong ability to problem-solve, think strategically, and manage multiple tasks at once
- Strong research skills; capable of applying various successful institutional models to specific campaigns to reach both broad and targeted audiences
- Ability to quickly grasp and contribute to Columbus Printed Arts Center’s social, community, and professional visual and written messaging
- Skillful and creative use of social media content and knowledge of social content management platforms

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience writing funded grant applications and managing associated data
- Strong understanding of current development strategies and willingness to seek new approaches
- Strong design background; skillful in Adobe Creative Suite programs Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere

Position
1 unpaid internship, available for college credit if needed. Interns have free and unlimited access to Columbus Printed Arts Center’s studios for the duration of the internship program and are awarded an Artist Membership for one year after program commencement date.

Dates: May 2019 - September 2019 (flexible)
Hours: A minimum of 15 hours per week preferred. Occasional weekend hours may be required for events.

To Apply
Please email a cover letter and resume to info@columbusprintedarts.org. Include internship title in email subject line and in cover letter. Please visit columbusprintedarts.org for more information about the center.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Properties Master

Posted:
Mar 1, 2019
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is seeking a Properties Master for the 2019-2020 Season. The Properties Master will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.

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

The Properties Master should be available for production meetings prior to and during the rehearsal process, technical and dress rehearsals as assigned and to meet the deadlines for completed show designs.

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

The ideal candidate should be able to creatively blend existing stock with their own design, building props from scratch, or purchasing creative solutions to satisfy the director’s vision for the productions in the 2019-2020 season within budget constraints. This person would hold the skills listed below and be able to complete the following tasks for all MainStage and Touring productions:
- Must have experience with photoshop, carpentry, woodworking, sewing, crafting, upholstery, and artistic painting
- Must have working knowledge of electrics and implementing electronic functions
- Must be able to work with power tools
- Basic puppet building, welding, 26’ Box Truck driving, and forklift skills is a plus
- Able to lift up to 75lbs with assistance
- Create or otherwise obtain props for all MainStage and Touring productions
- Produce quality work within a given deadline and in adherence with the production schedule
- Shop for necessary materials with budgetary mindfulness
- Keep documents to track spending and retain receipts
- Alter existing props to fit the scenic designer and director’s vision
- Conduct progress check-ins with the directors on props with specific vision or needs
- Coordinate transportation of props to and from TCT and outside locations with the technical director
- Repair and maintain props as necessary during performance periods
- Create a master prop list for each show with Stage Management Teams
- Read and respond to daily rehearsal and performance reports in a timely manner
- Build relationships with other arts organizations, share prop stock as available

The Properties Master would work within the following timeline:
Season Prep (June 15-July 31st)
Re-Organize and clean prop storage; Prepare and transport props for upcoming rehearsals; Assist summer programming with prop check out and return; Attend production and design meetings as assigned.

TCT on Tour (smaller shows performed with 4 actors)
- "Suffragettes: With Liberty and Voting for All" Rehearses Aug. 5-16 (Strike Nov. 4, 2019)
- "Dorothy in Oz" Rehearses Aug 19-30, 2019 (Strike May 31st, 2020)
- "Mrs. Claus Saves the Day" Rehearses Nov. 4-15 (Strike Dec. 22, 2019)
- "Coretta Scott King" Rehearses Jan. 6-17, 2020 (Strike May 31, 2020)

TCT on Tour (One-Person shows)
- "Bah-Humbug" Rehearses Nov. 4-15 (Strike Dec. 22, 2019)
- "Harriet Tubman" Rehearses Jan 6-17, 2020 (Strike April 1, 2020)
- "Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots" Rehearsals begin April 1, 2020 (Strike TBD)

TCT Mainstage (larger scale, broadway-style shows at The Taft Theatre)
- "Casper the Friendly Musical" Rehearsals begin Sept. 7 (Strike Oct. 21, 2019)
- "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Rehearsals begin Nov. 4 (Strike Dec. 16, 2019)
- "Annie Jr." Rehearsals begin Jan 25, 2020 (Strike March 9, 2020)
- Roald Dahl's "Matilda the Musical" Rehearsals begin March 14, 2020 (Load out May 4, 2020)
   
This is an 11-month contract with a stipend of $25,000, divided into 22 payments and paid bi-monthly.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, references and portfolio of past work via email to submissions@tctcincinnati.com by March 29th, 2019.

Please visit www.thechildrenstheatre.com to discover everything that The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is working on!

Educational Theatre Foundation

Program Director

Posted:
Feb 27, 2019
Job Description
The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) has a unique opportunity for a part-time Program Director to lead multiple programs with national scope – specifically, JumpStart Theatre (JST) and educational theatre grant programs administered by ETF. Responsibilities include: strategic and executional leadership, process definition, analysis, communication of programs, budgeting, and business model definition.

Schedule
The work requires approximately 2 days/week of effort. While much of it can be independently managed, it is helpful to work at least one day/week from the ETF main office to ensure optimum awareness of goals and objectives, and to enable effective collaboration.

Job Responsibilities
JumpStart Theatre (JST)
- Defines the transferable elements of the JST program, identifies potential partner candidates, negotiates partner agreements, and helps partner get program initiated.
- Provides ongoing mentoring to regional JST partners, helps them problem-solve, and ensures they have the tools to manage each aspect with success.
- Develops projection of expenses across all sites on a multi-year basis relative to program income.
- Identifies resources, capabilities and policies (e.g., of regional school systems) to support sustainability of the JST program executions in each regional market as well as nationally.
- Defines impact measures and practical method of obtaining the measures ongoing.
- Communicates the overall program and impact in multiple ways, including formal and informal presentations, written articles, and overall brand management.
- Manages one direct report (ETF Program Manager). Some travel required.

Grants to Schools (e.g. RISE America in 2018)
- As part of a multifunctional ETF team, develops key parameters of potential grant programs for school theatre programs, and methods to execute and steward such programs.
- Ensures competitive applications are received, assessed and awarded in line with program goals, objectives, and publicly communicated expectations.
- Serves as point person to grant applicants and ensures funds are disbursed and then applied as expected.
- Solicits, compiles, edits and communicates on the usage of grant funds, such that ETF and its supporters appreciate the ROI of the grants.

Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree. MBA or Masters in Art Administration preferred.
- 8-10+ years of relevant professional experience including project leadership, marketing, financial budgeting, processes and procedures, and working collaboratively in a multifunctional team, preferably in a non-profit setting. Knowledge of inner workings of schools and school theatre programs a plus.
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into a practical and viable operational model.
- Ability to effectively communicate key project details and impact to all partners and stakeholders, including regional partners, school personnel, ETF management, Board, donors, media, and others.
- Ability to work as a business partner with ETF leadership as the organization grows and expands its reach.
- Ability to plan and determine strategies to move the programs forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Advanced attention to detail, along with the ability to anticipate and see big picture perspective.
- Ability to prioritize a wide-ranging work load for self and department, and work independently.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
- Ability to foster teamwork by working cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

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

About JST
JumpStart Theatre is an inspiring and transformative program of The Educational Theatre Foundation, in collaboration with NYC-based companies iTheatrics and Music Theatre International (MTI). JST builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools where there previously were none. Participant schools receive the materials, funding, training, and mentor support to produce one junior musical production each year on a three-year path to sustainable capability. JST is now being implemented in seven states through partnerships with education departments of leading professional regional theatres.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Program Director) to HRManager@schooltheatre.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by 3/15/19.

No phone calls, please.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Full Time Touring Actors

Posted:
Feb 27, 2019
Audition Casting Notice:
Full Time Touring Actors

TCT is holding auditions in March for the 19-20 TCT on Tour Acting Company!

All roles are paid positions. All roles are open to all ethnicities. Auditions are by appointment only.

You only need ONE audition appointment.

Adults 18+ may make an audition appointment. Appointments can be made for:
- Sunday, March 10 2-4 p.m.

You may be asked to return and attend a “short callback” on the day of your audition, which will take place from 4-6 p.m.

Auditions and Callbacks are held at TCT’s headquarters located at 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati OH 45227.

For information concerning auditions call Eric Byrd at 513-569-8080 ext. 21 or email eric.byrd@tctcincinnati.com. Visit https://tinyurl.com/TCTonTour to sign-up for an audition appointment.

Prepare
2 contrasting 16-Bar songs that show off your range. An accompanist will be provided. Your sheet music MUST have the piano part, not just the vocal line, and music should be in a 3-ring binder with the cut CLEARLY marked for the accompanist.  Women should prepare the FEMALE SIDES PACKET, Men should prepare the MALE SIDES PACKET. You may be asked to read from the sides. Sides can be found by visiting http://tinyurl.com/TCTonTourSides.

You may be asked to show your dance ability, Please bring attire with you to change into in case we ask you to return.

You must bring a RECENT 8x10 headshot and UPDATED performance resume. Even if you upload to the audition website, a hard copy of your headshot and resume is required.

Plan to arrive at least 10-15 minutes ahead of your appointment to check/correct previously submitted paperwork. If we are ahead of schedule, we may audition you early.

Due to concentrated rehearsal periods, we ask that you do not have conflicts during rehearsals. In an effort to best facilitate all rehearsal times, all those auditioning will be asked to list all conflicts at the time of the audition.

About TCT on Tour
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is seeking a diverse company of FULL TIME actors for the 2019-2020 TCT on Tour season, a division of the organization that brings the magic of live theatre to schools, libraries, event spaces, and beyond, with company members responsible for all aspects of production including tour management, travel and load in/out. The ideal candidate is flexible, hard-working, and passionate about their craft and the organization’s mission. They should be able to lift 50 lbs. safely, and have a valid driver’s license. Contract dates vary per casting needs. Local Actor Salary $400+ per week. TCT on Tour rehearses each show for two weeks, and performs 5 days a week with two guaranteed days off each week, plus generous holiday time off. Show titles run in rep.

[ACTOR 1] – Female, versatile African American singing actress to play multiple roles in Suffragettes, Dorothy in Oz, Mrs. Claus in Mrs. Claus Saves the Day, and Coretta in Coretta Scott King. Puppeteering and musical instrument ability a PLUS! Contract dates August 1st 2019 – May 31st 2020.

[ACTOR 2] – Female, versatile singing actress, any ethnicity, to play multiple roles in Suffragettes, Mrs. Claus Saves the Day, Coretta Scott King, and Dorothy in Dorothy in Oz. Puppeteering and musical instrument ability a PLUS! Contract dates August 1st 2019 – May 31st 2020.

[ACTOR 3] – Male, versatile African American singing actor to play multiple roles in Dorothy in Oz, Mrs. Claus Saves the Day, Frederick Douglas in Suffragettes, and Martin Luther King Jr. in Coretta Scott King. Puppeteering and musical instrument ability a PLUS! Contract dates August 1st 2019 – May 31st 2020.

[ACTOR 4] – Female, versatile singing actress, any ethnicity, to play multiple roles in Suffragettes, and Dorothy in Oz. Puppeteering and musical instrument ability a PLUS! Contract dates August 1st 2019 – November 3rd 2019.

[ACTOR 5] – Male versatile singing actor, any ethnicity, to play multiple roles in Mrs. Claus Saves the Day, Coretta Scott King, Dorothy in Oz. Puppeteering and musical instrument ability a PLUS! Contract dates November 4th, 2019 – May 31st 2020.

3dx Scenic

Scenic Artist

Posted:
Feb 25, 2019
Contract, hourly position. 40 Hours per week, with overtime.

Job Brief
We are looking for an experienced Scenic Artist to execute paint finishes for a wide range of theatrical and display projects in our fabrication shop.

An excellent candidate must be well-versed in all theatrical and display paint methodologies and procedures and be able to work with a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, great organizational skills, and a desire to contribute to the success of the team and organization.

The goal will be to ensure all projects exceed client expectations while closely following project specifications.

Responsibilities Include:
- Paint scenery and displays using various materials and methods.
- Work under the direction of the Charge Artist, Paint Lead, and with other team members in a collaborative shop environment.

Requirements
- Experience with theatrical and display paint practices
- Prior experience in a scene shop or equivalent
- Proficiency with standard shop power tools
- Ability to work from design renders
- Ability to work with little supervision
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills
- Be committed to the success of the fabrication team and organization

Additional Skills
- Scenic Carpentry
- Sculpting
- Props

To Apply
Apply with a current resume via email: mwaldenmeyer@3dxscenic.com.

Ignite Philanthropy

Manager, Non-Profit Services Division

Posted:
Feb 25, 2019
About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions.

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

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $175 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Position Description
The Manager is a pivotal role supporting Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division and is responsible for managing fundraising campaigns, strategy and campaign planning engagements for a portfolio of leading non-profits primarily located in the Cincinnati region. The Manager reports to the Vice President, Non-Profit Services.

The Manager position is a unique opportunity to deepen your awareness and knowledge of the non-profit and philanthropic sectors while helping to make signature community projects happen. The Manager will work with non-profits of varying sizes and across a diverse range of sectors, and with some of our community’s top donors and leaders.

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

Specific areas of oversight and responsibilities include:
Client Service
- Manages a portfolio of fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects, working with members of the Non-Profit Services team to ensure all project deliverables are performed at a superior quality, on-time and exceed the expectations of the client.
- Lead communication with clients serving as point-of-contact to keep clients abreast of project status and next steps.
- Collaborates with Vice Presidents and CEO to develop campaign plans and strategies, providing input on recommendations for clients.
- Facilitates client meetings and manages preparation for client and donor meetings.
- Conducts research and analysis to guide projects; evaluate clients’ donor and revenue trends; conduct prospect research; analyze comparative organizations.
- Supports the development of project timelines and manages day-to-day project workflow.
- Manages active fundraising campaigns including developing prospect pipelines, scheduling donor meetings, managing campaign meetings and leadership volunteers, and other fundraising tasks.
- Work with team to develop campaign messaging strategies, draft donor communications, and author grant proposals.
- Collaborates with Non-Profit Services team to develop and adapt processes and procedures for the Non-Profit Services Division.
- Performs any other necessary project work and duties to meet the needs of the client.

Company Culture
- Participates in and actively exemplify a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
- Contributes to ongoing development of infrastructure, processes and procedures for the organization.
- Participates in interdepartmental collaboration between the Non-Profit Services and Philanthropic Services divisions.

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

Salary & Benefits
Ignite Philanthropy offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. The salary range for the Manager position is $50,000-$60,000.

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

To Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis up until March 15, 2019. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:

Bethany Monahan
Business Associate
bmonahan@ignitephilanthropy.com
513-381-1848

Contemporary Arts Center

Part Time Gallery Security

Posted:
Feb 22, 2019
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the part time position of Gallery Security.

Scope of Position
Working under the guidance of the Security Manager, Gallery Security staff rotate through the museum gallery floors within exhibition areas. Gallery Security are responsible for the security of the exhibition and general information about all current exhibitions and programs. They ensure that patrons needs are properly attended to and provide information on exhibitions, events, programs and memberships. At times they will assist in event set up and participation in an event. Required training in art security/current exhibition security provided by the Education/Curatorial Departments.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
General
- Maintains a groomed appearance, in uniform when scheduled and prepared to work where assigned.
- Attends training regarding exhibitions in order to be able to answer general exhibition/architectural questions.
- Attends customer service training and implements museums customer service guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned.

Gallery Floors
- Maintains security of the art exhibitions and visitors via floor presence.
- Maintains cleanliness on Gallery floors as directed by the Security Manager.
- Reports any exhibition problems as soon as possible to the Security Manager and Curatorial Department in regards to functioning, disruption or irregularities of pieces within current exhibition.
- Interacts with the Visitor regarding information, guidance and security related issues.
- Awareness of daily museum activities, meetings, tours, events, etc.
- Maintains accurate/current information on events taking place within the facility.
- Participates and follows direction regarding Openings and specially scheduled events.
- Ensures that guests comply with food and beverage guidelines as related to the Gallery floors.

Required
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly self motivated, and have high personal standards and organizational skills. They will maintain a well groomed appearance and wear designated uniform as required by the CAC.

Application Process
No phone calls please. Please send resumes to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org or

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

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

Plaza Artist Materials

Assistant Manager

Posted:
Feb 20, 2019
Plaza Artist Materials — Clifton location is looking for an outgoing, energetic individual with previous management experience to join our team as our newest Assistant Manager.

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

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

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

To Apply
If you are interested in applying, please click on the link below to view our job description and apply for the Assistant Manager position.

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=26378&clientkey=DBCC5D6D853CCDA55EAEDCE9D928CF14&jpt=a563cedf6cbd2d035cb5923269816905

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

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Audition Call

Posted:
Feb 20, 2019
Audition call for Modern Dancers!

When: Saturday March 30, 2019, 11am-1:30pm and 3-5pm Call backs
Where: Contemporary Dance Theatre (1805 Larch Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224)
Fee: $20

Pre-registration is required. Request audition packet.

MamLuft&Co. Dance, a progressive modern dance company in Cincinnati, Ohio, auditions annually for intelligent and skilled dancers who possess a strong commitment to the rehearsal process and the development of original dance in an ensemble.

The Company seeks experienced, mature dancers with strong training and experience in modern and “post-modern” techniques, including release techniques, weight share/partnering, and somatic practices.

Successful applicants will be invited to join a community, in which all members — regardless of their roles on stage — are responsible for creating, producing, and public relations in/for a grassroots organization.

Applicants should be committed to being an integral part of the development and advancement of a young, but exceptional organization. The season’s in-depth and extended process takes place over a ~40-45 week season.

Experienced adults and serious inquiries only. MamLuft&Co. Dance prefers not to enlist students who are still in college, but may do so in exceptional cases.

No phone calls. Please request audition packet from jeanne@mlco.org.

Video Pre-Screen
Applicants are welcome to send Artistic Director Jeanne Mam-Luft (jeanne@mamluftcodance.org) video links of dancers in class, performance, and/or rehearsal. Use the subject line: “Video audition pre-screen.” Jeanne will let you know if she recommends you attend in person or not. We strongly encourage sending videos that are in-line with MamLuft&Co. Dance’s aesthetic, which you can get a sense of at vimeo.com/mamluftcodance or facebook.com/mamluftcodance.

When to Audition
Preferred: Attend open audition on Saturday, March 30, 2019 (11-1:30pm and 3-5pm call backs).

Less preferred: By appointment before May 2019 or June 3 and 4 at the Summer Workshop/Intensive, if positions are still available.

Rehearsals for the 2019-2020 season may begin as early as June 23.

How to Proceed
Please request an audition packet from jeanne@mlco.org to register and/or make an appointment.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Coordinator

Posted:
Feb 15, 2019
Reports to: Manager, Museum Camps
Department: Learning
FLSA Status: PT, Hourly

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 (CMC) and the off-site location, and communicating with campers’ families.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Lead and direct field trips, including 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 assisting with the camp day.
- Lead morning meetings at off-site locations or 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 CMC’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. Keep campers’ medical conditions 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 toward 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 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 and a valid driver’s license 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 must have full availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps. In the 2018- 2019 season, this is from December 26 – 28, January 2 – 4, March 25 – 29, April 22 – 26, and April 29 – August 9. Museum Camp Coordinators must also have availability in December and March for refresher training days.
- 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 Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors and other areas in and around the building. Camps will travel offsite for field trips. Field trips include standing and maneuvering through rough and uneven terrain, possibly in inclement weather. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely offsite at satellite Museum Camps locations including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, and Cincinnati Country Day School.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/CiRXC6

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor

Posted:
Feb 15, 2019
Reports to: Manager, Museum Camps
Department: Learning
FLSA Status: PT, Hourly

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 (CMC) 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 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 and valid driver’s license 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 when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps. In the 2018- 2019 season, this is from December 26 – 28, January 2 – 4, March 25 – 29, April 22 – 26 and May 20 – August 9. - Museum Camp Instructors must also have availability in December and March for refresher training days.
- 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 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 offsite at satellite Museum Camps locations, including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, and Cincinnati Country Day School.

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

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Guest Experience Specialist

Posted:
Feb 15, 2019
Reports to: Guest Experience Manager
Department: Guest Experience and Services
FLSA Status: FT/Hourly

Position Overview
The Guest Experience Specialist works at the Cincinnati Museum Center and off-site events as a cashier, greeter, guide and ticket taker. They will also conduct the daily guest transportation shuttle operations for Cincinnati Museum Center. The Specialist is responsible for providing excellent guest service and accurate information to guests, Members and others who visit the Cincinnati Museum Center. The Specialist uses the POS and scheduling systems to sell tickets and memberships and to secure group reservations and special programs. They must conduct their position with safety as their top priority and provide a safe, friendly and clean environment.

Responsibilities
- Deliver excellent guest services and salesmanship techniques. Appropriately address guest and Member needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sale opportunities.
- Provide orientation, guidance and assistance to guests, Members and groups through general information, pricing information, programs/events schedule, etc; help them plan their day for the most meaningful experience possible.
- Operate POS register system for ticket sales, group check-in, program sales and Membership transactions and fulfillment. Operate a scheduling and reservations system to execute ticket sales, group reservations, membership sales, and special programs/event reservations. Efficient and accurate entry of Member, group, or individual data; work to maintain accurate database.
- Follow all loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including completing transactions, making change, counting tills and securing cash and currency. This also includes daily operation of shuttle, securing keys and supplies and adhering to all driving laws.
- Operate parking lot shuttle to and from the parking lots to the front doors, providing a safe and friendly service, especially for those with special needs and/or those who need mobility assistance.
- Conduct daily maintenance check to make sure shuttle is fully safe and operational; report any unsafe conditions, accidents or incidents immediately.
- Assist with the delivery of promotions/initiatives and marketing messages as they relate to guest satisfaction and driving repeat visitation, Member retention and new membership. Actively pursue information related to events, programs, service delivery, salesmanship, special exhibits, museum exhibits, and any other activities.
- Assist with the execution of all guest and Member appreciation events, film screenings, exhibit previews, recognition activities, special offers, paid and public programs, fundraising efforts and cross-promotions to provide special experiences.
- Follow all processes and procedures to help department meet service and sales goals.
- Take initiative to recognize opportunities for improvement in processes or procedures and work with management to make necessary changes.
- Actively participate in initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement of service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, team building, and messaging to guests and Members with goals of delivering a world-class service experience and creating a culture of exceptional service.
- Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
- High school graduate or equivalent required.
- State issued Driver license required.
- Clean Driving record required.
- Experience in area of admissions, sales, hospitality, retail or customer service.
- Experience with museums, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venues is a plus.
- Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with a POS system strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Position is full-time, hourly. Working on both Saturdays and Sundays is required. Must have a flexible schedule to meet business demands, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
- Excellent guest relation and interpersonal skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audience; and an outgoing, friendly personality.
- Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast paced situations or during periods of change.
- Ability to use multi-line phone system and multifaceted computer software systems.
- Ability to type 30-40 wpm, complete complex data entry processes with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use Microsoft Office applications.*
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the mission of Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
- Self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member.
- Ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, and frequent interruptions.

Additional Requirements & Working Conditions
- It is the responsibility of the Guest Experience Specialist (FT - W to prepare for any and all weather conditions (rain, snow, high and low temperatures, etc.) for the day that they are operating the shuttle. In the case of inclement weather, management reserves the right to cancel the operation of the shuttle at any time.
- This position takes place in both indoors and outdoors. This position requires long periods of standing, sitting and walking. May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather, including rain and snow.
- Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
- Team environment where all input for improvement is appreciated and all team members support one another.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of:
- Medical, dental, vision, basic life & 403 (b) retirement
- Membership to the Cincinnati Museum Center and free admission to Special Exhibits
- Free parking at Cincinnati Museum Center
- Discounts at food and beverage locations and in gift shops
- Discounts on tours, programs and events

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/rS5L9M

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Ticketing Services Show Manager

Posted:
Feb 15, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking a customer-service oriented manager to fill this full-time position in our Ticketing Services Department at our Aronoff Center for the Arts Ticket Office. The Show Manager is primarily responsible for managing Ticket Office service and operations related to event operations.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: work with CAA staff, residents and clients to support cohesive event operations; prepare advance information and reporting for events; assume primary responsibility for ticketing operations and service including supervision of all part-time staff during event mode; support staff in their service of customers and use of the ticketing systems; ensure exceptional and consistent customer service; identify and act independently to resolve customer service and ticketing issues as they arrive; assume daily ticketing responsibilities while participating as a member of the Ticketing Services management team.
                                               
Qualifications
The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional service, supervisory, and communication 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; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; possess the technical aptitude and the capacity to fluently operate the ticketing systems (Paciolan and Archtics) utilized by CAA. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, with a concentration on evenings and weekends as it relates to events. Associate’s degree and a minimum of two years’ hands-on related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete application at or send resume by February 28 to:

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

No phone calls please.

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Stage Management Intern, Summer Season

Posted:
Feb 14, 2019
Reports to: Resident Stage Manager
Dates: June 25, 2019 through August 12, 2019
Rate: $350 weekly, paid biweekly

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. CSC operates under an Actor’s Equity Association Small Professional Theater contract (tier 5+).

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

Position Overview
The Assistant Stage Manager is an essential part of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Production Department, collaborating closely with directors, production staff, creative staff, and guest artists to ensure that operations are executed at the highest possible standard.

This position is ideal for an early career stage manager looking to further develop their skills while working closely with an AEA production stage manager at a professional theatre company. Candidates must be able to work safely, independently, and efficiently. The ideal applicant will have a positive attitude, good creative problem-solving skills, and be able to work in an active, fast-paced environment. Flexibility is also important; candidates should be able to adapt to the needs of a production and the artists involved.

The Assistant Stage Manager works an average of six days per week, and the day-to-day schedule is variable based on the rehearsal and performance schedules. Extended hours and modified workweeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsals and specific production needs.

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company truly operates as a team. To consistently achieve excellence, it is possible that the Assistant Stage Manager will be asked to assist departments beyond their area of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

Qualifications
Requirements
- Academic or professional experience as a Stage Manager or Assistant Stage Manager.
- Experience creating paperwork associated with the rehearsing and running a show.
- Comfortable supervising backstage activity during a production.
- Maturity and professionalism.
- Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
- A desire to learn.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- Able to keep calm under pressure and remain tactful in stressful situations.
- A sense of humor.
- Ability to lift 30 pounds, and occasional bending, kneeling, crawling, and use of ladders up to 12 feet.
- Genuine interest in creating a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment that prioritizes the people so they can create an excellent product through an enjoyable process.
- Valid driver’s license, personal mode of transportation, local housing.

Preferred skills include:
- Some familiarity with Actor’s Equity Association guidelines.

Responsibilities
The Assistant Stage Manager will report to and assist the Resident Stage Manager with daily responsibilities related to the mainstage production. The primary focus of this position will be on the summer mainstage production, but may include tasks related to the summer touring productions and fall mainstage.

Production
- Attending production meetings
- Preproduction work (taping out and setting up the rehearsal room)
- Maintain cleanliness and general upkeep of the areas that the stage management staff uses on a regular basis
- During the rehearsal process- setting up the rehearsal room, tracking props and costumes, being on book, taking line notes, and creating paperwork to assist with the production process such as props lists, preset sheets, run sheets, etc.
- Assisting with prop load in for tech
- Coordinating with other departments to set up tables, shelves, props, set pieces, costumes, first aid supplies, etc. in the backstage areas
- Maintaining a safe, clean, quiet backstage area
- Assisting with quick changes during performances
- Communicating with the PSM via headset throughout the tech and performance process
- Relaying all notes about set, props, safety, facilities, etc. to the PSM
- Cleaning and maintaining the onstage area during performances, which may include basic maintenance of the set and props
- Participating in all strike calls
- Other show duties as assigned by the Production Stage Manager

General
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, harassment-free, and ethical working environment.
- Other duties as requested.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and (3) ASM paperwork samples to Carolyn Fast, Resident Stage Manager, at carolyn.fast@cincyshakes.com with the subject line “ASM Submission.” Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodian

Posted:
Feb 13, 2019
2nd Shift
Full-time & Part-time availability

The Cincinnati Arts Association is seeking to fill these Full-Time and Part-Time positions at our beautiful Over-the-Rhine, Music Hall location. Hours for the Full-Time, 2nd Shift position is 3:00p-11:00p, Wednesday through Sunday. The Part-Time position will consist of 2nd shift hours ranging anywhere between 3p-11p, approximately 20 hours per week, Thursday through Sunday.

Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of these positions is to assist in maintaining a clean environment throughout the facility. General responsibilities will be to perform a variety of custodial duties including, but not limited to: room/event set-ups; cleaning and vacuuming of auditoriums; cleaning and sanitizing of restrooms and backstage areas; detailed office cleaning; and maintaining outside walk areas.

Qualifications
The ideal candidates must possess the physical ability to push, pull, carry, move on a regular basis, and lift up to 50lbs. Previous custodial experience, banquet set-up and/or experience reading floor diagrams a plus. Candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends. Good verbal communication and people skills a must. High school diploma or equivalent required. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus. Competitive wages and benefits.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by February 28th to:

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

No phone calls please.
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