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Karen E. Meyer & Rick Michelman Fellowship

Posted:
Dec 7, 2022
Description
The Karen E. Meyer & Rick Michelman Fellowship position is available to BIPOC and first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities and/or financial hardship. Fellow will serve 10 hours a week for 12 weeks (total of 120
hours) working at the Contemporary Arts Center from January – May 2023, with a possibility for extension. Through this fellowship, the CAC seeks to offer experience in nonprofit arts institutions. This position is paid, but recipient may

also arrange with their colleges and universities to receive academic credit for this experience.

Position Details
Activities: In his/her/their fellowship, the Fellow will work with a supervisor in the Curatorial department along with the guest curators of Ecologies of Elsewhere, Dr. Chandra Frank and Dr. Portia Malatjie, and the South African artist collaborative, MADEYOULOOK. The fellow will take part in the research, implementation, and maintenance of MADEYOULOOK’s sanctuary garden outdoor installation as part of the exhibition Ecologies of Elsewhere, and engage

in additional mentorship opportunities offered to fellows, interns, and co-ops within the institution.

Specific duties will include the following:

-Research on gardening and agricultural practices in Ohio and Kentucky that
relate to people of color.
-Research, source and scan archival images related to Black garden practices in
Ohio and Kentucky, and obtain copyright for archival images.
-Research native Ohio and Kentucky plants and histories that might relate to
Black gardening, agriculture, food, and wider concerns related to migrant
histories, spiritual practices, Afrocosmologies, etc.
-Work closely with the artists of MADEYOULOOK to develop list of plants to
include in the sanctuary garden installation.
-Research and build list of local Black and Brown gardening practitioners,
farmers and food enthusiasts who could be part of public gardening gathering.
-Research and build list of community gardens, farms, and potential plantfocused
collaborators for additional programming.

-Plan and facilitate a workshop on Black gardening practices (OPTIONAL).

Requirements
-Fellowship is available to BIPOC and first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities and/or financial hardship.
-An upper-level undergraduate student or graduate student is preferred. Coursework or work experience in the areas of Black Studies, Biology, Science, Agriculture, or related topics is a plus.
-Candidate should demonstrate interest or experience in museum work, education, and/or arts administration. Additionally, this candidate should have an interest in plants, agriculture, and history.
-Strong organizational and administration skills.
-Experience with library, archival, and interview-based research, or willingness to learn.
-Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal communication.

-Ability to work as part of a team and independently, remaining calm under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.

To apply: you will need to submit a current resume, statement of interest citing your educational interests and why this fellowship, writing sample, and list of references to Aly Laughlin, Human Resources Direcotr, at alaughlin@cincycac.org

Fellowship Compensation

Fellows will be compensated $1500 for 120 hours of work, to paid at the midpoint ($750) and completion ($750) of the fellowship.

Application Deadline and Notification Dates
Application Deadline: December 16, 2022
Award Notification: December 23, 2022

American Sign Museum

Curator of Collections and Programming

Posted:
Dec 7, 2022
Description
The Curator of Collections and Programming is responsible for the general scholarship, research, and conservation of the permanent collection, while envisioning fresh interpretative and educational programming. This position will work closely with the Museum’s Director, Founder, community volunteers, and members of the staff leadership team to advance the Museum’s mission of preservation and education and to meet the curatorial goals of the AMS strategic plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Working with the Board of Trustees’ Collections and Programming Committee, this position will establish ASM’s curatorial objectives while evolving the Museum’s outreach and public programs by: 
- developing policies and standards for acquiring, accessioning, and deaccessioning of objects; 
- working with the staff and vendors to manage capital, restoration and renovation projects including timelines and budgets;
- working closely with staff to create public programs to engage and educate the public about ASM’s collection, resources and history; 
- identifying or conceiving of temporary exhibitions including selection of interpretive content of exhibition and objects; design development; and management of budgeting and timelines; 
- writing for Museum publications, text panels, and other interpretative materials; 
- and speaking with the public about the Museum’s collection, history, and exhibits. 

This position will be responsible for the oversight, the care and the management of the permanent collection, including: 
- managing maintenance needs among vendors; tracking lightbulb and sign component inventory levels; repairing or replacing select sign components, including lightbulbs;
- manage acquisitions including fielding inquiries; entering new acquisitions in the Museum’s collections database; completing basic condition reports, including photographing pieces; managing shipment and receipt of pieces; and maintaining provenance files and records.   

Concurrently, in collaboration with the Museum’s Director, Founder, staff, and volunteers, this position will play a critical role in the execution of the Museum’s current capital campaign and expansion by: 
- developing exhibition themes which will align the original Museum narratives to the new galleries and programming spaces to create a seamless visitor experience;  
- facilitating an innovative lab / workshop setting where artists, sign makers, or students can individually or within a team engage with or explore sign-related or sign-parallel activities;  
- and managing the objectives and operational structure of the Museum’s new research library, a resource for those interested in the preservation, restoration, and design of signs.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:  
- Reporting to the Director, this position is part of the Museum’s leadership team which assists with the development and management of budgets, strategies, and planning initiatives, and assesses programs and experiences. 
- Responsible for the supervision and development of an effective department staff, including contract, intern, or volunteers workers, including the measurement of performance goals   
- Works with the Director and the development staff to develop and sustain relationships with donors and members, as well as assist in fundraising, including grant writing.  
- The Curator is expected to be an active, collaborative member of the local, regional, and national sign community as well as the local arts communities.
- Some evenings and weekends are required to support museum programming and activities. 
- Other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 
The ideal candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in history, museum studies, cultural anthropology or a related field and have at least five years’ progressive experience working in a museum.  They must have a strong knowledge of current standards regarding collections and exhibitions at cultural institutions, and knowledge of the proper care and management of collections, standards of documentations and ethics. The candidate must be a team player, working across departments and exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills.  

Position Title: Curator of Collections and Programming

Reports To: Director, American Sign Museum

Hours: Full-Time; Exempt Employee

Compensation: $48,000-$52,000 based on experience

Workdays: Flexible schedule to meet needs of organization; evening and weekends may be required based on programming offerings

Benefits: Fifteen days PTO; six paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; employer contributions to HSA; professional development; free parking; and more

To apply: Send resume, three references as well a letter of interest to ckearns@americansignmuseum.org with the subject “Curator – [Your Last Name]”

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access (DEIA) Statement
The American Sign Museum is committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment where all board leaders, staff, volunteers, and visitors feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, or education. The American Sign Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Applications are reviewed upon receipt and will be reviewed until position is filled. ASM seeks to begin this position ASAP. No calls, please. 

Taft Museum of Art

Registrar & Collections Manager

Posted:
Dec 7, 2022
Reports to: Louise Taft Semple President & CEO                               
Team: Curatorial & Collections   
Status: Exempt, Full-time-37.5 hours  
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience, $55,000-$75,000  
Benefits: Health Care Insurance, 401K, Dental Care, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Aflac, vacation days, personal days, sick days, free downtown parking, a remote work policy at the discretion of the supervisor, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), museum membership, and other special discounts.   
Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19 
   
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, is searching for an experienced Registrar & Collections Manager to join our team.  This position will be a part of the Curatorial & Collections Team. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, 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.  
    
To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Please submit only through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdm@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.   
   
POSITION SUMMARY  
  
Initially reporting to the CEO and eventually reporting to the Chief Curator, the Registrar & Collections Manager 's primary focus is the overall care and safety of the Museum’s permanent collection and works on loan to the Taft. The Registrar & Collections Manager is responsible for the administration and implementation of policies and procedures regarding the storage, handling, and exhibition of artwork.   

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES  
 
- Serves as part of the Collections Team and is the point of contact for all collections matters pertaining to the permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and loans. 
- Supervises the Associate Registrar and Art Handlers. 
- Oversees the annual budget for the registration department. 
- Directs all aspects of registration including, accessioning, disposition, maintenance, documentation, and automation of permanent collections records.  
- Develops and enforces policies and procedures related to accessioning, disposition, maintenance, and documentation of permanent collection works. 
- Serves as the primary contact for traveling exhibitions, manages transportation risk, fine arts insurance, storage and handling of the art and artifacts. 
- Facilitates all loan requests with lenders and forwarding agents, including packing, crating, and shipping arrangements.   
- Acts as courier to directly supervise the offsite transportation and installation of art and artifacts in addition to assigning other couriers as needed.  
- Negotiates and maintains fine arts insurance coverage and potential indemnity requests, including processing claims, for all works of art in the museum, or owned by it.  
- Monitors art handling and storage facilities.  
- Oversees regular inventories of the collection to ensure the accuracy of the location records.  
- Manages the intellectual property rights of images and text of collection objects by utilizing rights and reproduction procedures.  
- Supervises and coordinates the photography of the collection and special exhibitions.  
- Maintains the collection’s photography files. 
- Facilitates response to research requests received from scholars and the general public as appropriate. 
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE  
 
- Bachelor's degree in Art History or related field required, Master’s degree preferred.  
- Registrar experience with a demonstrated increase in responsibilities.  
- Leadership experience in managing a collections team.  
- Preference given to those with membership in the American Alliance of Museums, the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists, or similar affiliations.  
 
REQUIRED CAPABILITIES & SKILLS  
 
- Able to create, plan and proactively deliver on departmental and exhibition budgets.  
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
- Expert interpersonal and leadership skills.  
- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, facilitate high-quality communication to the C&C staff, and other critical departments.  
- Calm and professional demeanor under pressure. Capable of creative and analytical problem-solving quickly and effectively when incidents or issues arise.  
- Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, TEAMS, and collections management software, EmbARK Collections Manager by Gallery Systems.  
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as requested, in line with the Museum's business needs. 
- Ability to sit at a desk and to use a computer for extended periods.  
 
MUSEUM CORE VALUES 

All employees of the Museum must strive to: 
- Embrace the museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff members, volunteers, and the public.  
- Learn and teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our success as a team.  
- Appreciate, understand, and value each staff member’s expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective. Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.  
- Achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.  
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job and always represent the Taft Museum of Art positively and professionally. Speak truthfully and fulfill promises and obligations in all museum dealings. 
- Be comfortable and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds. 
- Adhere to all current museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.  
- Create a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person. 
 
The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members.  
 
Our VIEW:   
- Value diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence. This is also the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.   
- Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us to learn, experience, and expand our thinking each day.   
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and making it relevant and unique to each guest.   
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  
  
Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Statement (DEAI): Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point—board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 

Taft Museum of Art

Exhibition Designer and Chief Preparator

Posted:
Dec 7, 2022
Reports to: CEO and eventually the Sallie Robinson Wadsworth (SRW) Chief Curator              
Team: Curatorial & Collections
Status: Exempt/Full-time (37.5 hours)
Wage: $55,000 - $75,000 Commensurate with Experience
Benefits: Health Care Insurance, 401K, Dental Care, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Aflac, vacation days, personal days, sick days, free downtown parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.  
Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Exhibition Designer and Chief Preparator reporting to the CEO and eventually the (SRW) Chief Curator. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, 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. 
   
To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Please submit only through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdm@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting directly to the Deputy Director and SRW Chief Curator, the Exhibition Designer and Chief Preparator, directly supports the Taft Museum of Art (TMA) in delivering its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting and in the community. Holding dual responsibilities, this individual designs and plans exhibition installations and leads a team of art handlers, while also providing collection care for the Taft’s artworks when on display, in storage, and in transit. 

In collaboration with the Chief Curator, this position designs the visual presentation and lighting of the permanent collection galleries; participates in all exhibition and collections-related planning; administers the collection care budget. He or she also oversees contractors and art handlers for exhibition installations and safe relocation and storage of artworks and exhibition furniture.

Direct Reports: Preparator and Assistant Collections Technician

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Exhibition Design and Installation
- Works closely with Chief Curator and the designated Taft curator to plan, design and install each temporary exhibition.
- Assists with estimating exhibition budgets; exhibition planning gallery layout CAD and/or scale models; hires construction and painting firms and oversees their work.
- Hires, trains, and supervises contract art handlers.
- Designs display furniture; fabricates exhibition labels; receives, unpacks, and loads out all art shipments; serves as lighting technician; documents paint colors and floorplans for museum records.
- Schedules phases of exhibition installation and de-installation with registrar; schedules movement of art objects and casework within the museum.

Permanent Collection
- Installs and cares for permanent collections. 
- Supervises and participates in moving art objects into, within, and out of the museum; follows conservation guidelines, provides preventative care and cleans all permanent collection objects as needed.
- Carries out maintenance and housekeeping of permanent collection spaces within the historic house.
- Oversees and maintains lighting of all collection spaces; locates and maintains environmental monitoring devices for temperature and humidity.
- Serves as courier for artworks in transit.
- Works with Museum’s Graphic Designer on signage design and installation throughout the Museum.
- Works with Registrar to maintain all art-related and archival areas, both on-site and off; assists camera crews and photographers in galleries.
- Administers collection care budget.

Leadership/Other
- Supervises work of Assistant Preparator/Collections Technician and of contract art handlers.
- Cares for the Historic House: Advises Chief Curator and Facilities Coordinator on appropriate treatments, methods, and materials for Historic House Landmark building, following historic preservation guidelines; monitors exterior of historic house to identify needs specific to historic preservation.
- Other duties as assigned by Chief Curator.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS)

- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals and Core Values: Understands and embraces the museum mission and goals. Models and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity and collaboration.
- Communication: A passion for art objects and the ability to arouse curiosity and engage the public. 
- Collaboration: work successfully with a wide range of museum visitors, collectors, volunteers, and professional colleagues. Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to be effective independently, too. Collaborative approach essential. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, volunteers, donors and contractors.
- Creativity: Innovative thinker, able to translate ideas into reality.
- Organization: Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Proficiency at improving work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency.
- Problem Solving/Judgment: Adept at analyzing facts, problem-solving, decision-making, and demonstrating good judgment. Emotional maturity. Ability to make sound decisions and good judgment within the guidelines of Museum policy and procedures. Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. 
- Technical Expertise:  He/she must have extensive knowledge on the maintenance of objects and artwork.  Understand current best practices.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

- B.A./B.F.A. in studio art, M.F.A. preferred. 
- Ten years of progressively more responsible experience in design, preparation, construction, and installation of exhibitions in art museums, including three years supervisory experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Knowledge of the basics of collection care and conservation principles; standard tools, practices, methods used and application of different materials such as various types of lumber, fabrics, plastics, mechanical fasteners, and adhesives.
- A broad familiarity with the history of art and pleasure in learning about all areas of art.
- Ease and competency with Microsoft Office.

MUSEUM CORE VALUES
All employees of the museum must strive to:
- Embrace the museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff members, volunteers, and the public. 
- Learn and teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our success as a team. 
- Appreciate, understand, and value each staff member’s expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective. Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed. 
- Achieve excellence in all tasks and goals. 
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job and always represent the Taft Museum of Art positively and professionally. Speak truthfully and fulfill promises and obligations in all museum dealings.
- Be comfortable and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds.
- Adhere to all current museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes. 
- Create a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 
Our VIEW:  
- Value diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion as drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence. This is also the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.  
- Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us to learn, experience, and expand our thinking each day.  
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and making it relevant and unique to each guest.  
- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion Statement (DEAI): Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point—board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all.

Cincinnati Opera

Chief Financial Officer

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022
Cincinnati Opera is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to oversee the company’s financial operations. The CFO has primary oversight responsibility for Cincinnati Opera’s financial health and for the management of select administration functions, including human resources, information technology, and legal/contractual obligations. Reporting to the General Director & CEO, the CFO is a key member of the senior leadership team. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional track record of sound financial management and will be an enthusiastic supporter of opera, an excellent communicator, and a relationship builder who values diversity.

Roles and Responsibilities
- Working with the senior leadership team and board, lead the organization to maintain and improve its financial well-being.
- Serve as the staff liaison to the board’s Finance & Audit Committee and the Investment Committee, working with trustee-chairs to develop agendas, provide recommendations for committee actions, and present data and reports, as needed.
- Establish excellent working relationships with trustees, donors, vendors, and producing partners.
- Advise CEO and board leadership on business strategy, long-term financial planning, and risk management.
- Lead the development and management of the annual budget and capital budgets, as needed.
- Direct supervisory responsibility for Controller, Director of Technology, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and HR Manager. 
- Oversee the organization’s accounting function.
- Oversee human resources, including employee-benefit plans and payroll.
- Monitor Cincinnati Opera’s endowment investments, liaising with investment advisors and providing reports as needed. 
- Manage insurance needs and serve as the primary liaison to insurance providers. 
- Liaise with legal counsel as needed.
- Review and approve all contracts.
- Oversee the annual audit and preparation of Form 990.
- Manage strategy for increasing supplier diversity and promoting inclusivity in business practices.
- Oversee strategic partnerships for which Cincinnati Opera provides accounting/finance support. 
- Contribute to discussions about programming and long-term vision and strategy.
- Serve as an encouraging leader, providing vision for a five-person team.
- Promote a collaborative, participatory, inclusive, and compassionate work environment. 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and use hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must be able to work evenings, weekends, and travel locally.
- The position requires work in an office setting.

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited university in business, accounting, finance, economics, or another relevant field
- Ten or more years in management, including oversight of accounting or finance operations
- Professional experience with non-profit financial management
- An optimistic and solution-oriented temperament
- Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, especially during the company’s summer season

Preferred Qualifications
- CPA certification
- Experience with endowment management
- Professional experience with a performing arts organization
- Familiarity with QuickBooks and Tessitura

Compensation
This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary range from $105,000-120,000, commensurate with experience. Cincinnati Opera offers an extensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid time off; parking; and 403(b) with a portion matched by the company.

About Cincinnati Opera
Founded in 1920, Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. Known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers, and its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera has received numerous accolades and awards, including a recent nomination for the prestigious International Opera Award. Cincinnati Opera offers a primary season of performances from June through August (paid attendance 17,000-20,000), plus a host of events through the year, including educational programming, small-scale public performances, recitals, and fundraisers. 

How to Apply
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Initial review of applications will take place on December 20, 2022.

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

Roger Bacon High School

Theatre Education Shadow (Unpaid)

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022

We are looking for a voluntary based acting student to come in and be a shadow to the Program lead and Director of the show. To allow an acting student to observe and experience student teaching in specifically, theatre arts. We are looking for someone to come in on a voluntary basis and take notes and observe as this is happening. We are hoping to expand this position within the next two years to become a paid position that is likely to run student lead productions in an after school program and our summer camps that we are currently building here for our future. We would like this student come in 3-5 hours a week (1 rehearsal a week) to simply get the feel for theatre education and how we teach and produce productions at a secondary level. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to get your foot in the door if you are at all interested in teaching Theatre! 

To apply:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

Roger Bacon High School

Backstage Manager/ Technical Advisor

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022
The Roger Bacon Drama Guild is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic leader to grow the production team of adults helping our high school drama program.  The new Backstage Manager/Technical Advisor position is an educational and supervisional role to support the after school theater program.  Backstage work will involve artistic, technical, educational, and managerial responsibilities; including helping with set design and construction, guiding students through backstage work and set building, helping make creative decisions with the director on the overall design of the show, and teaching students how to manage and run their own backstage through a production.

Responsibilities:
– Collaborate with the Theatre Director to ensure a cohesive production process (from rehearsal and builds through performances).
– Transfer skills and knowledge to students so they are able to execute the design plan.
– Coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and pickup of necessary supplies and materials for crew.
– Maintain backstage safety, operation and organization.
– Attend production meetings.

– Attend rehearsals and builds.  Rehearsals happen in the late afternoon.  Set construction happens on Saturday mornings.

Specific dates/times for Fall Production
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 3:00-5:30pm – rehearsals
Saturdays - 9:00am-12:00pm – set construction and tech (these will not take place every Saturday) 

Requirements:
–  Experience serving as a technical director (or similar).
– Experience working with theatre students is preferred.
– Completion of SafeParish training. This will be completed once offer is made.
– Communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.
– An enthusiasm for educational theatre.

– Ability to work evenings and weekends (needs to be able to attend performances).

To apply:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

Roger Bacon High School

Costumer Manager

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022

The Roger Bacon Drama Guild is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic leader to grow the production team of adults helping our high school drama program.  The new Costume Manager position is an educational and supervisional role to support the after school theater program.  Backstage work will involve artistic, technical, educational, and managerial responsibilities; including helping with costume design and construction, guiding students through backstage work and costume building, helping make creative decisions with the director on the overall design of the show, and teaching students how to manage and run their own backstage through a production.

Responsibilities: 
- Must be able to preform and teach sewing techniques and use all costume equipment and teach students how to use equipment and build costume from pattern to final product. 
- All equipment provided besides serger one can be provided if needed. 
-Must be able to provide show renders and full show concepts. 
- Collaborate with the Theatre Director to ensure a cohesive production process (from rehearsal and builds through performances).
- Transfer skills and knowledge to students so they are able to execute the design plan.
– Coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and pickup of necessary supplies and materials for crew.
– Maintain backstage safety, operation and organization.
– Attend production meetings.

– Attend rehearsals and builds.  Rehearsals happen in the late afternoon.  Set construction happens on Saturday mornings.

Specific dates/times for Fall Production
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 3:00-5:30pm – rehearsals

Saturdays - 9:00am-12:00pm Specific dates are TBD (These will not take place every Saturday) 

–  Experience serving as a technical director (or similar).
– Experience working with theatre students is preferred.
– Completion of SafeParish training. This will be completed once offer is made.
– Communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.
– An enthusiasm for educational theatre.

– Ability to work evenings and weekends (needs to be able to attend performances).

To apply: 

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

ArtWorks

Junior Muralist

Posted:
Dec 5, 2022
ArtWorks, an equal opportunity employer is strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse team that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission. 

Job Title: Junior Muralist
Salary Range: $15.28 per hour (up to 12 hours per week)
Job Type: Part Time, Non-Exempt, Ages 18-24
Location: ArtWorks Solway Studios, 424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214 
Reports to: Mural Studio Managers
Start date: January 23, 2023

About ArtWorks: Now in its 26th year, ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that has pioneered public art and economic impact throughout the region with a mission to create opportunities to change the world through art. ArtWorks co-creates public art with community leaders that builds civic pride and beautifies the region, creating jobs for more than 300 artists annually, including youth ages 14-21, to earn a living wage. The economic empowerment and mentorship that ArtWorks provides leads to upward mobility, which is critically important for youth who come from a majority of underserved households and who are underemployed.  Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed nearly 4,000 youth and 3,500 creative professionals. The organization has completed more than 14,000 public and private works of art, including public sculpture, light-based installations and more than 230 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. Now headquartered in Walnut Hills, ArtWorks is part of the burgeoning arts district in Cincinnati’s historic second downtown. Learn more at artworkscincinnati.org.

Job Description
ArtWorks is expanding its mural production studio program, launched in 2022, and is seeking ten (10) Junior Muralists who will fulfill a range of client services with a focus on mural design and production under the guidance of the Mural Studio Managers. This unmatched opportunity will provide emerging artists with an opportunity to develop skills in mural design, client management, and mural production. 

The program offers participants the opportunity to hone their skills and talents toward an art career alongside professional teaching artists. Junior Muralists will learn all aspects of ArtWorks’ mural-making process including client management, design, mural techniques, and budgeting. Participants work as a collaborative team to support client projects with the opportunity to present themselves as artists to clients. There may be times that the role supports or assists other year-round studio because of capacity needs. 

Additionally, Junior Muralists will engage in a series of professional development opportunities to advance their resume, cover letter writing, portfolio development, budgeting, client management, and networking skills. 

This program will have a flexible schedule throughout the year, but Junior Muralists will be required to work up to 12 hours a week on various project assignments. Junior Muralists will be required to attend weekly meetings with the full team and monthly professional development and enrichment trainings.

Key Responsibilities: 

General
- Attend weekly meetings for the Mural Studio.
- Work with the Mural Studio Managers to determine the work schedule.
- Uphold strategies and systems for studio management, maintenance, and file/spatial organization. Ensure all aspects of an assigned project are uploaded, accessible, and maintained through to project closing.

- Professionally communicate through ArtWorks’ project management software (Basecamp), utilizing ArtWorks best practices.

Design & Production
- Learn the various aspects of mural design and production for interior and exterior mural projects. 
- Lead, self-direct, or take accountability for delegated responsibilities on project sites for timely project progression.
- Create design concepts and final designs, as assigned. 
- Respond to critiques, and feedback on artwork, and adjust to client needs and ArtWorks art production standards.

- Develop a personal portfolio of design work related to mural projects.

Career Readiness
- Attend monthly professional development workshops and trainings.
- Complete professional development program milestones, including portfolio reviews, cover letter and resume writing workshops, networking opportunities, and artist talks.

- Participate in completing reviews, program evaluations, and surveys.

Client Management
- Learn the various aspects of client relationship management including professional communication, project scope definition, expectations, deadlines, pricing, and budget development.
- Establish and maintain positive client relationships.
- Support the development and pitching of project proposals/presentations and creative briefs.
- Support ongoing communication with the Mural Studio Manager, clients, and artists/designers (as needed).

- Act as an ArtWorks ambassador to current and potential clients and guests.

Qualifications and experiences:
- Must be between 18 and 24 years old at the start of employment.
- Commitment to ArtWorks’ mission, culture, and DEIA policies and practices.
- 1 - 2 years of art classes at high school or college level, or equivalent independent practice.
- Collaborative Experience(s) with art projects and/or a willingness to work as a team.
- Basic knowledge of artistic software including Illustrator, Photoshop, Coral Paint, and Procreate a plus, but not required.
- Flexibility with work hours that accommodates studio and team needs. 
- Willing to learn from and take direction from professional artists.

- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination before the first day of employment. The vaccination series should be completed no later than 14 days before the first day of employment. Please reach out to amy@artworkscincinnati.org if you have questions.

Skills and abilities:
- Creative, flexible, and innovative.
- Curious about facts and trends; a continuous learner.
- Work cooperatively and effectively in a team environment to set goals, solve problems, produce art, and execute projects.
- Basic organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Effective communication skills that include listening, receiving and giving feedback, oral, written, and non-verbal communications .
- Ability to manage time, particularly while managing competing priorities.
- Proficiency with MS Word and PowerPoint, Excel is a plus.
- Practice ethical behavior and business practices.
- Detail oriented.
- Comfortable with public presentations including the willingness to interact and speak in front of groups. 
- Interest in learning and developing client management skills.

The Payoff: 
- Be part of an amazing mission and make a mark in transforming the Greater Cincinnati region with public art, building community, and investing in young artists.
- Help build a future home for ArtWorks with a site for permanent art studios, gallery, and event space to build a more vibrant community.
- Be part of a dynamic team that embraces a growth mindset.
- Be part of a collaborative, creative, and flexible work culture that is people-centered.
- Join a team that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in community-centered work that creates positive change. Read our full commitment here

To Apply: 
Click here to apply. Please include a cover letter, resume, 5 portfolio samples, and three references. Please include images of your art that show your distinct style and range as an artist. Please combine all images into one PDF document no larger than 4MB. Upload using the additional materials button.

Application Deadline: December 16, 2023

ArtWorks

Mural Studio Manager

Posted:
Dec 5, 2022
ArtWorks, an equal opportunity employer is strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse team that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission. 

Job Title: Mural Studio Manager
Salary Range: $25,000 (25hrs/wk)
Job Type: Part Time Exempt
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 2460 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206 
Reports to: Director of Creative Projects
Start date: January 16, 2023

About ArtWorks: Now in its 26th year, ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that has pioneered public art and economic impact throughout the region with a mission to create opportunities to change the world through art. ArtWorks co-creates public art with community leaders that builds civic pride and beautifies the region, creating jobs for more than 300 artists annually, including youth ages 14-21, to earn a living wage. The economic empowerment and mentorship that ArtWorks provides leads to upward mobility, which is critically important for youth who come from a majority of underserved households and who are underemployed.  Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed nearly 4,000 youth and 3,500 creative professionals. The organization has completed more than 14,000 public and private art works of art, including public sculpture, light-based installations and more than 230 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. Now headquartered in Walnut Hills, ArtWorks is part of the burgeoning arts district in Cincinnati’s historic second downtown. Learn more at artworkscincinnati.org.

Job Description
ArtWorks is expanding its mural production studio launched in 2022 and is seeking a second Mural Studio Manager who will co-team with another Mural Studio Manager to fulfill a range of client services with a focus on mural design and production, while providing youth, ages 18-24, with mentorship and guidance. The role offers a talented teaching artist with expertise in mural design and production to work alongside an emerging artistic team to maximize their social impact through ArtWorks’ mission.

Reporting to the Director of Creative Projects, the Mural Studio Manager is responsible for the execution of ArtWorks’ program mission and overseeing the Mural Studio projects. The Mural Studio Manager focuses on murals of varying scales, both public-facing, exterior and interior projects. Most projects are client commissioned and provide sustainability income for the Studio. 

This role requires the ability to inspire a diverse group of young people with high energy and strong organizational skills. The role requires the ability to engage young people in the design and production process by communicating and breaking down tasks into steps that help the Junior Muralists uncover their best ideas and strengths. 

Key Responsibilities: 

- Lead projects and teams from start to finish by managing client communication, presentations, production schedules, team delegation and collaboration, design process, quality control, onsite or studio production logistics and coordination, and final delivery/completion of projects.

Design, Production, & Studio Management
- Apply a strong understanding of mural design and production to interior and exterior mural projects. 
- Identify, create, and implement strategies and systems for studio management, maintenance, and file/spatial organization. Ensure all aspects of the project are uploaded, accessible, and maintained through to project closing.
- Develop a team workflow with a strong sense of deadline and time management.
- Delegate the design process, including the creation of designs, to a team of 20 Junior Muralists (JMs) and 5+ subcontracted Artists/Designers. 
- Coordinate expectations, production timelines, and invoicing with third party Designers/Artists (subcontracting).
- Monitor project budgets: human and material resources against project budget parameters and create solutions that maximize efficiency and produce quality results. Ensure all materials are purchased and ready for use as needed in the production schedule.

- React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently that arise during production.

Youth Workforce Development
- Create and communicate clear expectations to Junior Muralists by making project goals, action plans, schedules, files, and materials accessible. 
- Design curriculum that strengthens JMs’ understanding of client management, the design and production process, creative problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills (among team members and as part of the client management and relationship building process).
- Identify training opportunities, workshops, field trips, activities, etc. that inspire JMs.
- Build individual relationships with JMs through active conversation and one-on-one instruction, ensuring their professional development. 
- Share important information to JMs regarding ArtWorks activities and programs that they can leverage. 
- Track JM attendance/lateness, approve hours worked, and evaluate performance. 

- Support the Impact Department in compiling qualitative data; JM evaluations and surveys are completed.

Client Management
- Establish and maintain positive client relationships to determine project scope, expectations, deadlines, pricing and budget development, and invoicing of clients.
- Lead the development and pitching of project proposals/presentations and creative briefs.
- Facilitate ongoing communication amongst the client, JM production teams, Artists/Designers (when needed), and ArtWorks Impact Team during the project cycle.

- Act as an ArtWorks ambassador to current and potential clients and guests.

Qualifications and experiences:
- Commitment to support ArtWorks’ mission, culture, and an equitable workplace 
- BFA preferred, or equivalent experience
- 5+ years experience in mural production and design
- Experience managing projects, design process, and clients from start to completion
- Experience leading, mentoring and managing a diverse team; preference is with young adults
- Proficiency in digital design software - Illustrator, Photoshop, Coral Paint, and Procreate preferred
- Excellent project management skills (time management, verbal and written communication, presentation)
- Flexibility to a work schedule that includes hours outside of normal business hours as needed. The weekly schedule is flexible but requires alignment to the other Mural Studio Manager and the Director of Creative Projects that ensures all projects and timelines are progressing.

- Practice ArtWorks core competencies: relationship builder, thrive through collaboration, champion diversity, embrace change, and approach opportunities with creativity. 

Skills and abilities:
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills independently and with a team
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Ability to manage time well, particularly while managing competing priorities
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and information management systems
- Adhere to ethical behavior and business practices; handles sensitive information with integrity
- Sets priorities, develops work plans and schedules, monitors and reports progress
- Comfortable working with community partners, youth, artists and across departments
- Creative, flexible and innovative, with proven ability to implement projects  

The Payoff: 
- Be part of an amazing mission and make a mark in transforming the Greater Cincinnati region with public art, building community, and investing in young artists 
- Help build a future home for ArtWorks with a site for permanent art studios, gallery, and event space to build a more vibrant community
- Be part of a dynamic team that embraces a growth mindset
- Be part of a collaborative, creative and flexible work culture that is people centered.
- Join a team that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in community-centered work that creates positive change. Read our full commitment here

To Apply: 
Click here to apply. Please include cover letter, resume,10 portfolio samples, and references. For the portfolio samples, please include large scale projects that you have worked on and artwork of your own design. Please combine all images into one PDF document no larger than 4MB. Upload using the additional materials button.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Box Office Manager

Posted:
Dec 2, 2022
Job Type

Full-time

Description
The full-time, hourly, Assistant Box Office Manager works closely with the Box Office Manager in a supervisory role. The successful candidate possesses a positive and professional attitude, excellent leadership skills, and a commitment to outstanding service to our guests and colleagues. This is an opportunity for an emerging leader with opportunity for career growth.

- Exemplify and promote the CSO guest service model
- Lead and support the Patron Services Supervisors (Leads) and Patron Services Representatives (PSRs)
- Plan and administer the weekly schedule of Leads and PSRs to ensure proper staffing during business hours and concerts
- Support the Box Office Manager with recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, training, and skill development of new team members
- Ensure timely resolution of all subscription and box office-related Customer Service Issues (CSIs); offer recommendations and take initiative to streamline processes
- Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive information
- Assist the box office manager with weekly concert-prep duties
- Act as box office manager on duty or CSO front-of-house manager on duty for 1-2 concert shifts per weekend
- Support organization’s DE&I initiatives in the strategic plan; serve on strategic implementation team(s) according to schedule and interest
- Assist other departments with projects and delegating projects to PSRs; other duties as required

- Other duties as assigned

Requirements
- This is an extraordinary growth opportunity for an emerging leader; excellent computer and communication skills, flexibility and a curiosity and willingness to learn new things.
- Knowledge of and an appreciation for classical music helpful
- Attention to detail
- Flexibility with scheduling, and ample availability
- Ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure

- Approximately 1-2 weekend shifts required per week. Schedule varies based on concert season.

To apply, please click here.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Director of Philanthropy

Posted:
Dec 2, 2022
Reports to:      Senior Director, Philanthropy
Department:  Philanthropy
FLSA Status: FT, Exempt: Salary $55,000
  
Position Summary:
The Director, Philanthropy will be focused on identifying, cultivating, and stewarding gifts at and above $10,000 for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) with a focus on $25,000+ commitments.  The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing fundraising strategies for NURFC advocates, donors, and the corporate community. This position will create meaningful cultivation, engagement, and stewardship opportunities for both current and future donors of NURFC. This will include planning programs, projects and events designed to enhance NURFC’s interactions with individual, corporate and foundation donors, as well as designing plans for major donors from cultivation through stewardship. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
- Actively solicit for gifts $10,000-$50,000; include internal partners, volunteers, and leadership where appropriate; position leadership and/or volunteers for greatest possible outcomes
- Partner with VP, Philanthropy and Senior Director, Philanthropy in the identification, solicitation, and stewardship of major donors; this includes performing research on prospects, providing leadership and strategic direction to develop and generate six- and seven-figure campaign asks, and guiding the creation of donor cultivation plans and managing the creation of supporting materials 
- Assist NURFC team in donor stewardship activities for donors under portfolio management, including coordinating invitations to NURFC events, meetings with NURFC staff and other engagement opportunities.
- Provide support in the planning and execution of Donor Events and Special Exhibition openings and closings
- Execute sponsor benefit fulfillment via delivery of tickets, membership cards, and ticket discount codes
- Maintain a deep understanding of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge functionality and how it supports fundraising success
- Manage and ensure data integrity for Raiser’s Edge Database
 
Education and Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum of four years of experience in a non-profit environment with a preference given to project management, fundraising and/or data management
- Demonstrated experience identifying, soliciting, and stewarding gifts at and above $10,000
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Previous event planning experience preferred
- Must be team-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively and think creatively to problem-solve
- Proven effective written and verbal communication skills
- Possess a high level of motivation and integrity
- Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management tool preferred
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
 

Other duties as assigned or required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please visit freedomcenter.org/about/jobs/.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik Marketing Associate

Posted:
Dec 1, 2022
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: January 20, 2023. Position will close once filled.

Marketing Associate Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Marketing Associate who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, leading up to our 2023 summer  festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s 9th annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 15 weeks, May 15 through August 27, 2023.

Working hours: 20 hrs/week: Monday through Friday, with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on evenings and weekends. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

Stipend: $125/week for a total of $1,875. Associates receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the Associate.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:
- Assist Executive Director with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2023 festival, including but not limited to:
- Coordinate and manage onsite social media at all rehearsals, performances and special events
- Assist with promotional programs
- Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
- Conduct video interviews leading up to the festival for use on social media
- Update and maintain media files
- Distribute marketing materials throughout the community
- Attend staff meetings as requested
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Knowledge of social media platforms
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software, such as Spektrix, a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating, Associates will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts marketing and communications.

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

Contact:
Evan Gidley, Executive Director

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary season in 2024. The Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik Stage Manager

Posted:
Dec 1, 2022
Reports To: Patron Advancement and Production Manager with a dotted line to the Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: January 20, 2023. Position will close once filled.

Stage Manager Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Stage Manager who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2023 summer festival season. This position offers an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s 9th annual Summermusik festival season. Specifically, the Stage Manager will take responsibility for staging requirements, including technical elements and physical conditions, for all rehearsals and performances for Summermusik 2023.

Dates: 4 weeks, July 31 through August 27, 2023

Working hours: 40 hrs/week: Specific hours will shift based on the days of rehearsals, performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends.

Stipend: $250/week for a total of $1,000. The Stage Manager will receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the Stage Manager.

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


Qualifications Include:
- Minimum of 1 year of orchestra or theater stage experience (collegiate experience considered)
- Working knowledge of orchestral instruments and seating conventions. Ability to read music a plus
- Knowledge of basic lighting and audio equipment and their operation
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, theater or related field preferred
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

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

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

Contact:
Evan Gidley

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary season in 2024. The Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik Development Associate

Posted:
Dec 1, 2022
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: January 20, 2023. Position will close once filled.

Development Associate Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Development Associate who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for our 2023 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s 9th annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 6 weeks, July 17 through August 27, 2023.

Working hours: 40 hrs/week: Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

Stipend: $250/week for a total of $1,500. Associates receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the Associate.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:
- Assist Executive Director with a variety of tasks to help connect with donors during the 2023 festival, including but not limited to:
- Coordinate and manage onsite donor meet and greets
- Organize and run onsite donor photoshoots
- Manage distribution of donor thank you gifts
- Assist with fundraising programs during our summer festival, including (as safe) donor events, dinners and fundraisers
- Development copywriting, proofing and editing
- Attend staff meetings as requested
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Experience working in philanthropic departments or positions, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software, such as Spektrix, a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating in this internship, you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts philanthropy and donor management.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to gidley@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Development Associate. 

Contact:
Evan Gidley, Executive Director

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary season in 2024. The Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik Production Associate

Posted:
Dec 1, 2022
Reports To: Patron Advancement and Production Manager with a dotted line to the Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: January 20, 2023. Position will close once filled.
 
Production Associate Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Production Associate who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2023 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s 9th annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 6 weeks, July 17 through August 27, 2023.

Working hours: 40 hrs/week: Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on evenings and weekends. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

Stipend: $250/week for a total of $1,500. Associates receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the Associate.

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

Qualifications Include:
- Administrative experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- An interest in artistic administration for a chamber orchestra
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite.
- Knowledge of database software, such as Spektrix, a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Ability to read music a plus
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating, Associates will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts management and event production.

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

Contact:
Evan Gidley, Executive Director

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary season in 2024. The Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Public Radio

Internship, Democracy & Me

Posted:
Nov 29, 2022
Reports To:  Program Coordinator
Position Type: Internship, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $15/hour, up to 10 hours per week
Internship Range: January 9, 2023 to April 15, 2023 (start/end dates are flexible)

Position Description

The goal of our Democracy & Me internship is to allow you to observe and work with a news station and join our education outreach team for community engagement initiatives with an emphasis on community voices underrepresented in public media: BIPOC, Latinx and non-Black POC, LGBTQIA+, and students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Scheduling is flexible, but all interns must commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week for at least eight weeks. Ideally, the candidate will be available to work two 4 to 5 hour shifts each week.  

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired. 

Primary Responsibilities:

- Assist with Democracy & Me projects.
- Work with staff to contribute digital content for the web, newsletters, podcast, blogs, and social media.
- Participate as a team member on initiatives to champion, current and desired, diversity within public media.
- Assist with fundraising campaigns for 91.7 WVXU FM.
- Cultivate community partnerships.
- Interact with event guests while working at Democracy & Me events

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- Display a passion for American history, politics, and media 
- Pursuing a major or minor in communications, journalism, political science, or related fields
- Skilled, creative, and cutting-edge communicators in writing, speech, pictures, and sound
- Enthusiastic collaborator with an eye for detail 
- Be able to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Fluent on various social media platforms

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Submit resume and cover letter at https://jobapply.page.link/mF5xK. Applications are accepted until December 19, 2022.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Internship, Classics for Kids

Posted:
Nov 29, 2022
Reports To:  Program Coordinator
Position Type: Internship, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $15/hour, up to 10 hours per week
Internship Range: January 9, 2023 to April 15, 2023 (start/end dates are flexible)

Position Description

The goal of our Classics For Kids (CFK) internship is to allow you to observe and work with a classical music station and join our education outreach team for community engagement initiatives. Scheduling is flexible, but all interns must commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week for at least eight weeks. Ideally, the candidate will be available to work two 4 to 5 hour shifts each week.

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired. 

Primary Responsibilities:

- Assist with Classics For Kids projects.
- Work with staff to contribute digital content for the web, newsletters, blogs, and social media.
- Participate as a team member on initiatives to champion, current and desired, diversity within classical music.
- Assist with fundraising campaigns for 90.9 WGUC FM.
- Cultivate community partnerships.
- Interact with event guests while working at Classics For Kids events

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- Knowledge of classical music
- Pursuing a major or minor in music, music education, or related fields
- Enthusiastic collaborator with an eye for detail 
- Be able to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Fluent on various social media platforms

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Submit resume and cover letter at https://jobapply.page.link/b333X. Applications are accepted until December 19, 2022.

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Acting

Posted:
Nov 29, 2022
Assistant/Associate Professor – Department of Acting 
(Rank/title commensurate with credentials) 
 
BACKGROUND 
The University of Cincinnati Acting Department in the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) invites applications for the position of full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (Acting and Directing), with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2023.   

The Department of Acting is part of the Theater Arts, Production, and Arts Administration (TAPAA) Division, which has 55 members on its faculty and staff, and includes world-class programs in Acting, Opera, Musical Theatre, Dance, Arts Administration, and Theater Design and Production. CCM Acting offers conservatory training to students who earn the BFA and annually produces mainstage plays, studio theater productions, a New Works Festival, film and media projects, and a variety of other projects from year to year. Candidate will be expected to work in a collaborative spirit among a team of faculty with varied approaches. 

The University of Cincinnati is the 10th largest research institution in the country. The New York Times has called CCM "one of the nation's leading conservatories,” while the ascendancy of CCM Acting's national reputation warranted Backstage Magazine to cite CCM Acting as one of the "top ten programs to watch." In 2000, the College completed a six-year, $100 million expansion and renovation of its physical plant, which provided CCM with one of the most comprehensive arts training facilities in the United States. Its performance programs are internationally known, and CCM Acting graduates work nationally in theatre, television, film, and in commercial media. 

The University currently operates on a semester system.   
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION 
Teaching duties for this position may include undergraduate BFA Acting courses such as: 
- Acting I, II, III, or IV - these classes will include instruction in contemporary acting training and performance techniques,  
- courses based upon the expertise of the successful candidate in devised theatre, movement, voice, or acting for the camera.  

This candidate will be expected to join the rest of the faculty in the development of curriculum in Black, Latinx, Asian/Asian American, and/or Indigenous Native American theatre/performance, with application of culturally responsive pedagogy. Candidate will also be expected to work in a collaborative spirit among a team of faculty with varied approaches. 

The successful candidate will direct plays and/or other works as part of the production season for our ever-increasingly diverse student body from a repertoire that includes both classics as well as contemporary socially relevant theatre. This position requires active departmental, divisional, and college participation, including student recruitment, student advising and mentorship, committee work, and season planning. All tenure-track faculty must actively pursue professional development within their field, through attending trainings or conferences, and University-based trainings or conferences, to maintain their fluency with current industry practice, trends in pedagogy, and the various mediums of opportunities for actors. 
 

Minimum Qualifications

Prior to the effective date of the appointment, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Acting, Directing, or other performance-based field.

Applicants should also possess the following minimum qualifications prior to effective date of appointment:  
- at least two academic years’ experience teaching beginning and advanced acting courses in academic (undergraduate or graduate at colleges or universities), professional (acting programs run through professional or pre-professional schools), or other settings, incorporating contemporary training and performance techniques for actors and culturally responsive pedagogy 
- at least five years’ professional experience as an actor, director, or devisor at professional theaters or on-camera productions, which could have been concurrent to teaching experience 

Deadline 
Application review will begin on Thursday, December 15, 2022, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   
 
Questions may be addressed to:    
Brant Russell, Search Committee Chair 
UC – CCM – Dept. Of Acting 
University of Cincinnati  
Cincinnati OH  45221-0003 

If interested, please apply online at https://bit.ly/3GSCsJq.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range of $65,000 - $75,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran Employer .

StreetSpark

Call to Artists

Posted:
Nov 28, 2022
StreetSpark, a public art program in partnership with the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, the City of Hamilton and the Hamilton Community Foundation, was founded to further the creative identity in Hamilton, Ohio through exciting murals and public art projects. The program creates engagement by producing high quality art, providing opportunities for local artists and enhancing the visual appeal of the city. Since the summer of 2016, 17 murals and 14 utility boxes have been painted in a variety of styles. Each year artists are invited to submit a range of designs, and the winning murals are chosen by a selection committee of local arts professionals and appreciators.


2022 Sponsors:

City of Hamilton
Hamilton Community Foundation
Ohio Arts Council 
TAMZ Construction Inc.

Artists interested in wall murals need to complete a request for qualifications – including resume, examples of past work and design sketches - by Jan. 4, 2023. Artists interested in working on utility boxes must complete a request for proposals – including finished designs - by Feb. 5, 2023.  

For inquires please contact StreetSpark Program Manager, Jennifer Acus-Smith, at streetsparkart@gmail.com.

To apply: Please click here

Cincinnati Arts Association

Event Manager - Aronoff Center for the Arts

Posted:
Nov 23, 2022
The Event Manager will be primarily responsible for coordinating all details necessary to execute an event with our clients, staff, and third-party vendors to ensure a smooth and efficient delivery of services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: collect, evaluate, communicate and coordinate all requirements for events, programs and performances held within the facility; coordinate arrangements for all outside rental equipment and services as needed for an event; plan, manage and disseminate all event information and production details and schedules accordingly in a timely fashion; supervise and coordinate front-of-house and events staff; work in conjunction with Rentals Manager to assist clients with facility information and event production knowledge; coordinate technical and stage labor needs with Technical Director to provide estimates for client;  work in conjunction with Senior Event Manager, General Manager, and other appropriate personnel to implement safety and emergency procedures; assist in preparing proper event documentation for invoicing and payroll.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate must be able to successfully manage in a pressure-filled, time-sensitive environment. Must have strong organizational, communication and customer service skills.  Ability to work with a broad range of people is essential to this position. Ability to multi-task is a must. Familiarity with all aspects of event management including front-of-house, concessions, security and technical.  Must have the ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs.  Prior management experience required. Experience in a performing arts center, multi-venue facility, banquet or reception center, or equivalent is essential. Knowledge of technical theater and familiarity with theater environment preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three year’s related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply:
Interested candidates may apply online by 11/23/22 or in person at: cincinnatiarts.org.
Cincinnati Arts Association
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Teaching Artists

Posted:
Nov 23, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks Teaching Artist candidates for After School Classes and School Workshops for our 2022-2023 season. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.


Position Overview: After School Classes Teaching Artist

The After School Classes Teaching Artist will join our pool of Teaching Artists and may be offered work teaching a variety of theatre-based afterschool classes during the 2022-23 school year. Teaching Artist may be offered work in any of the schools and organizations we serve which include locations throughout the tri-state area. 

The Teaching Artist is responsible for check in and check out, teaching participants, implementing curriculum, communicating with partners onsite at the schools, mentoring Interns, as requested, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment. 

This is a temporary, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. After School Teaching Artist will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and needs of the school/partner. Afterschool Classes occur three times per year and are typically eight sessions that start between 2:00 and 3:30 and last 30 – 90 minutes.

This position requires travel to school and community center venues including locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take After School Classes in a variety of locations, therefore, candidates must possess reliable transportation.


Position Overview: School Workshop Teaching Artist

The School Workshops Teaching Artist will join our pool of Teaching Artists and may be offered work teaching a variety of theatre-based arts integration and enrichment day in-school classes during the 2022-23 school year. School Workshop Teaching Artists may be offered work in any of the schools and organizations we serve which include locations throughout the tri-state area. 

The School Workshop Teaching Artist is responsible for teaching participants using theatre and arts integration techniques, implementing curriculum, communicating with teachers and partners onsite at the schools, mentoring Interns, as requested, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment. 

This is a temporary, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. School Workshops Teaching Artists will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and needs of the school. In-school residencies are typically five consecutive days and are booked one residency at a time. Each day may have one to four sessions that last 35-55 minutes. 

This position requires travel to school locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take School Workshop assignments in a variety of locations, therefore, candidates must possess reliable transportation.

For additional responsibilities, qualifications and to apply please click here

Cincinnati Opera

2023 Summer Festival Internships

Posted:
Nov 23, 2022

Do you have a passion for the arts? Are you pursuing a degree or career in the production side of performing arts?  Do you have an interest to learn more about the administrative side of an arts nonprofit?  If yes, we have 13 unique internship opportunities.

We are excited to offer 13 paid internships at the rate of $10.10 per hour.  You will be responsible for your own housing. Administrative internships are generally 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend hours. Production internship hours vary, with a minimum of 40 hours per week. Time frame for each position is slightly different, but generally running early May to early August 2023. Deadline for applying is January 15, 2023. Interviews will be conducted January and February 2023.

Below are our internship opportunities:  

+ COMPANY MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
+ PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
+ DIRECTING INTERNSHIPS
+ STAGE MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
+ SCENIC ARTIST INTERNSHIP
+ PROPS INTERNSHIP
+ LIGHTING INTERNSHIPS
+ HAIR AND MAKEUP INTERNSHIP
+ ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP
+ COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
+ PHILANTHROPY INTERNSHIP
+ COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

+ MARKETING INTERNSHIP

About Cincinnati Opera

Founded in 1920, Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. Known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers, and its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera has received numerous accolades and awards, including a recent nomination for the prestigious International Opera Award. Cincinnati Opera offers a primary season of performances from June through August (paid attendance 17,000-20,000), plus a host of events through the year, including educational programming, small-scale public performances, recitals, and fundraisers. 

Cincinnati Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

To apply: If you are ready for an amazing summer experience, please read more and apply on the Cincinnati Opera website at https://www.cincinnatiopera.org/jobs

Employer is EOE/M/F/D/V. Drug Free Workplace. No third-party candidates please.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Producer, Looking Up Podcast

Posted:
Nov 21, 2022
Reports To:  VP of Content, Cincinnati Public Radio
Position Type: Part Time, Independent Contractor
Compensation Range: $150 per podcast episode 
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Position Description

Cincinnati Public Radio is seeking a producer for its "Looking Up" podcast. Dean Regas of the Cincinnati Observatory guides listeners to the galaxy, helping you make sense of the dizzying expanse of glittering stars and the glowing planets of our solar system. 

In collaboration with the show host, the Producer will oversee all production aspects of the podcast, including researching topics, booking guests, coordinating schedules, writing scripts, writing promotional material for broadcast, website and social media, and editing written and recorded material as needed. The Producer will also collaborate with the production team at Cincinnati Public Radio.

This position is an independent contractor position on a part-time basis, not an employee of Cincinnati Public Radio, Inc.

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired. 

Primary Responsibilities:

- Developing the podcast storyboard and programming schedule
- Coordinating guest interviews, including inviting, screening, and corresponding with guests
- Conducting fact-checking of podcast materials
- Prepping the podcast host
- Ensuring that the podcasts meet weekly and monthly scheduling deadlines
- Write podcasts scripts and produce segments for editing
- Post-production – Listen and approve episodes for distribution
- Write episode descriptions 
- Write promotional content for air, website, and social media
- Updates show website
- Editing the podcast content 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- High school diploma or equivalent
- At least 3 to 5 years of proven experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified
- Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent research skills
- Able to pay attention to detail and meet deadlines
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment
- Strong self-starter, able to take initiative
- Ability to work with a diverse and creative team

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Submit resume, cover letter, and audio portfolio to: https://jobapply.page.link/Fsfpr. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Public Radio

WVXU News Internship

Posted:
Nov 21, 2022
Reports To:  VP, News
Position Type: Internship, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $15/hour, up to 20 hours per week
Internship Range: January 9, 2023 to April 15, 2023 (start/end dates are flexible)

Position Description

The goal of our internship program is to give you the opportunity to observe and work in all areas of the WVXU news department. Internships will include a rotation through the various aspects of the news department including observing hosting and producing, with hands-on practice in reporting and editing.

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired. 

What we’re looking for from you:
- An interest in news with a thorough knowledge of current events
- Appreciation for public radio
- Completed at least one journalism or English class (extra points if you've taken a class on broadcast news)
- A general knowledge of broadcast equipment (audio editing software, field recorder etc.). Don't be deterred if you don't have experience with broadcast equipment – that’s what we’re here to teach you!
- Work samples, even from a class or social media channel, are welcome.
What you can expect from us: 
- A 12-week internship experience where you will walk away with bylines and media training to put on your resume
- Paid internship up to 20-hour work weeks, plus paid parking
- Recording equipment and editing software (We ask that you use your own smartphone and laptop during the internship. But let us know if you have a special circumstance we should consider and we may be able to help.)

- Resume assistance

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Submit resume and cover letter at https://jobapply.page.link/kdBuX. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Assistant to the Music Director & Artistic Planning

Posted:
Nov 18, 2022
Job Type: Full-time

Description
This full-time, exempt (salaried) position provides administrative, interdepartmental and clerical support to the CSO Music Director and the Artistic Planning team of the CSO and Pops. The Assistant ensures the Music Director is able to maintain an organizational presence and institutional awareness even when he/she is out of town, and bolsters the effectiveness, impact and focus of their work while present in Cincinnati. The position supports key departmental functions including contract and invoice administration, budget tracking, visa administration and guest artist logistics as well as sharing responsibility for concert and special event-related duties as required. In tandem with responsibility for handling of confidential information from multiple sources, the Assistant is an essential participant in creating a welcoming, inclusive, efficient and professional environment in support of artistic excellence and institutional goals.  

Requirements
- Manage and prepare Music Director’s CSO calendar, liaising with the President and CEO, COO, VP of Artistic Planning and additional staff.
- Coordinate philanthropy, communications, marketing and education/community engagement requests with appropriate staff.
- Manage all CSO-related correspondence on behalf of the Music Director.
- Review and coordinate marketing, program and other materials and communications to ensure accuracy, and draft donor and additional communications on behalf of the Music Director.
- Assimilate and communicate production, personnel and artist-related needs on behalf of the Artistic Department and Music Director.
- Arrange CSO business travel and transportation for the Music Director.
- Coordinate and manage communication with Music Director’s representatives and other parties in relation to travel and information requests.
- Complete or assign tasks, including but not limited to: concert wardrobe dry cleaning, meal runs, grocery and supply shopping, expense tracking and office organization.
- Provide support for backstage operations and guest artist needs as required.
- Provide or coordinate local transportation for Music Director and guest artists as needed, utilizing the company vehicle and transportation services.
- Coordinate concert and event tickets.
- Prepare and manage artist visa petitions as required for Music Director and foreign guest artists, keeping up to date with changes in government policies and procedures.
- Administer and track guest artist contracts, ensuring timely processing of all invoices, as well as guest artist payments/reimbursements. 
- Track departmental expenditures as related to Music Director, Guest Artists, and Artistic Planning team.
- Provide additional support to CSO & Pops Assistant/Associate Conductor(s) by providing schedule and rehearsal related information and updates on programmatic and other changes.
- Support CSO & Pops artistic planning efforts through meeting coordination, agenda facilitation, creation of presentation materials, research and note-taking as requested.
- Serve as a primary internal resource for concert program and web content information related to CSO & Pops programs. Review all materials to ensure accuracy and compliance with artist contracts and requests, and gather input when necessary.
- Participate in special project and event-related efforts as assigned.
- Support organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture.
- Other duties as assigned.

Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:
- Interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy, particularly in sensitive and confidential situations. 
- Acute curiosity with the desire and ability to learn from colleagues and other resources through proactive inquiry.
- Ability to productively and efficiently communicate and interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
- Precision, efficiency and clarity in all work deliverables and communications.
- Constant attention to detail in composing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. 
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with demonstrated understanding of prioritization and the ability to execute on competing tasks and demands. 
- Excellent time management skills, punctuality, and an ability to foresee and prepare for future needs.  

Qualifications
- Career-minded individual, with related experience and a passion for the performing arts.
- A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree related to the fields of performing arts, non-profit administration, music, art history, contemporary arts, business and communications or other related studies.
- A minimum of two years of experience in a related field as an administrative, departmental or executive assistant and/or a demonstrated history of success as an administrative professional in a related field.
- Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications for scheduling, communication, word processing, database management, presentations and accounting.
- A flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends, particularly during Music Director’s CSO conducting weeks and administrative periods.
Preferred but nonessential qualifications include knowledge of instrumental/orchestral repertoire, prior experience in music, the ability to read music, facility with multiple languages and prior foreign travel. 

Reporting Relationship:
Assistant to Music Director & Artistic Planning reports to the Director of Artistic Planning.

Compensation: $45,000 - $50,000 annually

Cincinnati Art Museum

Curatorial Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Nov 18, 2022
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Curatorial Administrative Assistant. The Curatorial Administrative Assistant provides full administrative support by directing and facilitating the operation of the Curatorial division as it relates to the Chief Curator, Curatorial and Conservation staff, volunteers, interns, trustees, other museum professionals, and the community at large.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Under the overall direction of the Chief Curator, duties include but are not limited to:

- Creates correspondence on behalf of the Curatorial division, maintains division files, maintains inventory of office supplies, sort mail, responds to emails promptly, photocopies, scans, as needed
- Manages the Curatorial division calendar, schedules regular Curatorial division meetings, records, and posts minutes at regular Curatorial division meetings, organizes and schedules other meetings as required by Chief Curator, makes travel arrangements as needed 
- Assists Curators without a full-time Curatorial Assistant with needs/projects, often requiring familiarity with collection database
- Assist with onboarding of new employees, volunteers, interns, or fellows
- Coordinates all meetings and assists all needs for the meetings of the Collections Committee of the Board, including sending the schedule for all meetings, polling members for attendance, canvassing Curators for agenda items, preparing the agendas, securing and preparing the meeting room, recording the minutes of the meetings, and follow-up such as obtaining correct signatures on documentation, creating purchase memos, and routing information to the Finance Department and other appropriate personnel
- Maintains and tracks departmental budgets, facilitates creation of budgets for upcoming years, creates purchase orders for division, reconciles credit card statements
- Assists with Consult-a-Curator event twice yearly in tandem with Philanthropy Department
- Organizes responses to CAMCuratorial questions and directs them to correct Curator, as needed
- Performs a variety of special projects assigned by the Chief Curator and Curators or assists other division personnel with projects as needed
- Interacts with a diverse group of people, handles telephone calls, interprets general business documents
- Attends all CAM DEIA-related and accessibility training or other trainings as required, attend monthly all-staff meetings, attend bimonthly Curatorial division meetings
- Other projects or duties as assigned by the Chief Curator

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree with three years minimum experience at executive secretary level or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Strong written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite a plus.
- Provide excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of Cincinnati Art Museum
- Maintain confidentiality

Salary range: $37,000 - $38,000

To Apply
Apply for Curatorial Admin Assistant using the link below:

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Donor Events Coordinator

Posted:
Nov 18, 2022
Position Summary
The Donor Events Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Donor Events Manager to help design and execute all donor and member programs and events, and achieve set fundraising goals through major museum fundraisers such as the annual Gala. This team is also responsible for managing and supporting the volunteers who run the museum’s affiliate groups which include the Duveneck Association, Woman’s Committee of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Donald P. Sowell Endowment Committee, Volunteer Advisory Council, and the museum’s YP leadership board the CAM Catalysts. To do this, this position works closely with the museum’s internal hospitality team. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Donor Events Manager, duties include but are not limited to:

Affiliate Groups Responsibilities
- Serve as primary museum liaison to museum affiliate groups and work with their volunteer leadership to plan and execute monthly programs, generate support for the museum and engage members.
- Work with internal hospitality team and external vendors to set up and execute affiliate group programs including speaker/program, menu, floorplans, nametags, BEOs etc. 
- Produce and executes all program mailings and emails.
- Work with Philanthropy team to coordinate the entry of all donations, program registrations and dues payments.
- Coordinate post event reporting, acknowledgement letters, recognition, budgeting evaluation and future event recommendations.
- Advise affiliate group leadership on museum policies and procedures. Keeps them informed of museum current events. Ensures all efforts are in coordination with the overarching philanthropic priorities of the museum and coaches’ groups in the tactics of properly renewing and recruiting new members. 

Internal Donor Events Responsibilities
- With the Donor Events Manager to create series of events that recognize and engage current museum donors and members. Most notably, members of the museum’s Founders Society. 
- Help coordinate event details including, but not limited to: invitations, theme, décor, menu, floorplans, internal BEOs, entertainment, program and internal staffing needs.   
- Staff all donor and member events.

Museum Fundraisers Responsibilities
- Assist the Donor Events Manager as assigned to help execute museum fundraisers with a specific focus on creating memorable experiences for donors, highlighting the mission of the museum, and achieving budgeted revenue goals.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
- A four-year college degree and experience and/or training in event planning, volunteer management or individual fundraising; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
- Minimum one-year experience in assisting, planning, and executing events or managing volunteer groups.
- A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. Must have outstanding relationship building abilities. 
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs. 
- A high attention to detail is essential.
- Must be proficient in designing and administering budgets. 
- Must possess the ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from volunteers, Art Museum staff, donors, members of the Art Museum, and the general public. 
- Must be extremely proactive and self-motivated to achieve department and institutional goals. 
- Evenings and weekends are required. 

Salary range: $35,000.00 - $42,000.00 

To Apply
Apply for Donor Events Coordinator using the link below: 

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

Anderson Township

Event Attendant (Part-Time)

Posted:
Nov 15, 2022
Starting Rate: $15/hour
Work Schedule: Variable Evenings & Weekends

Immediate opening for part-time Event Attendant with Anderson Township. This position assists the events team with a variety of duties related to events and activities that take place on Township-owned property. 

The Event Attendant interacts with and takes direction from the event team staff regarding the use of Township buildings and properties. This public facing position sets up and breaks down tables and chairs and performs light janitorial duties to assist renters and event attendees. 

Responsibilities
-Represent Anderson Township by attending to the needs of renters, guests, and the general public
-Set-up and break-down for activities and rentals, including tables, chairs, a/v equipment 
-Remain aware of security, safety, cleaning and maintenance issues and handle or report them as directed
-Open and/or close Township-owned buildings according to the scheduled activities for that day
-Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
-A valid driver’s license (required)
-Ability to interact and communicate with staff, renters, and the general public in a professional and supportive manner 
-Ability to regularly lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds 
-18 years of age or older with some experience in technical theater or events (preferred)

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: 
Jennifer Sanders
Event Coordinator
7850 Five Mile Road
Anderson Township, OH 45230

Contact Jennifer Sanders with questions at 513-688-8444.

Anderson Township

Event Lead (Full-Time)

Posted:
Nov 15, 2022
Compensation: $18/hour
Comprehensive insurance & benefits package
Work Schedule: Variable Evenings & Weekends

Immediate opening for full-time Event Lead with Anderson Township. This position is a key member of the events team with a variety of duties related to events and activities that take place at Township rental venues. 

The Event Lead interacts with and takes direction from the Events Coordinator and Assistant Events Coordinator regarding the use of Township buildings and properties.

Responsibilities
- Represent Anderson Township by attending to the needs of renters, guests, and the general public
- Train, schedule and direct the part-time events staff
- Assist clients with technical theater needs 
- Set up and break down for activities and rentals, including tables, chairs, a/v equipment 
- Remain aware of security, safety, cleaning and maintenance issues and handle or report them as directed 
- Open and/or close Township-owned buildings according to the scheduled activities for that day
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- A valid driver’s license (required)
- Supervisory experience
- Ability to interact and communicate with staff, renters, and the general public in a professional and supportive manner
- Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a highly collaborative team environment
- Ability to regularly lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
- Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work a full-time, variable schedule, primarily nights and weekends
- Experience in technical theater (preferred)

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: 
Jennifer Sanders
Event Coordinator
7850 Five Mile Road
Anderson Township, OH 45230

Contact Jennifer Sanders with questions at 513-688-8444.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

IT Applications Specialist

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Position: IT Applications Specialist 
Department: Administration 
Reports to: Director of Operations
FLSA Classification: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt
Start Date:  As soon as possible; early December
Salary: $65,000/annually

Position Overview:  
The Application Specialist will facilitate the implementation, development, and support of the entire Playhouse organization in its use of the Tessitura CRM software, financial accounting software (currently Great Plains), and other lines of business software used across the organization. The position reports to the Director of Operations.

Position Responsibilities:  
- Instills best-practices and ensures optimal utilization of all business application software for the organization.
- Serve as the Tessitura systems administrator (Tessitura/RAMP, Analytics, TNEW, etc.)
- Work in partnership with all departments to leverage existing tools within Tessitura to help meet organizational goals and encourage growth of data-driven initiatives.
- Work with the department heads on the timely and accurate implementation of Tessitura projects.
- Lead major department projects in Tessitura, including but not limited to season set-up, annual rollover, building performances, campaign/appeals planning, advanced extractions, financial reconciliations/audit and data-driven initiatives, and provide assistance as needed.
- Coordinate all database and related software upgrades and patches. Manage/Assist/Develop testing procedures for upgrades and new product rollouts.
- Manage all database security and control groups.
- Oversee training in all departments for existing staff and newly hired employees to ensure optimal use and create redundancies in areas such as list building/extraction, reporting and segmentation procedures as warranted.
- Analyze departmental reporting and data needs; gather and understand project requirements; create and execute reports that help the organization achieve its goals.
- Produce reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Excel, Tessitura Analytics, and/or other useful applications. 
- Perform complex data analysis and report generation in support of ad-hoc and standing requests.
- Assure all departments are fully utilizing Tessitura and other line of business software features to assure optimal use of the systems for maximized engagement and revenue, such as plans, pricing rules, Tessiture on-the-go, allocations, integration, etc.
- Set up and maintain Tessitura General Ledger accounts through partnership with Finance and ensure the integrity of Funds, Fees, Prices, and Payment Methods.
- Set and maintain the highest standards of data cleanliness and usability, including annual NCOA and phone append updates.
- Support Tessitura connection with third party applications.
- Develop and document database processes and procedures.
- Serve as a liaison across the organization for all line of business software including renewing licensing, managing compliance with our third-party IT provider, and connecting with support.
- Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
- At least three-five years of progressive responsibilities as an advanced Tessitura/database user. 
- Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and SQL Server Reporting Services experience is required. Must be able to create queries, view, and stored procedures using T-SQL.
- Develop effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly and compellingly both verbally and in writing.
- Project management in an internal service environment experience preferred.
- Demonstrated experience in analysis and presentation of data required. 
- The ability to transform raw data into high-quality, quantifiable results.
- Experience working with a variety of information systems and data files, including large and complex files, analyzing file structure, using, and creating file layouts.
- Desire to work on a cross-functional team to achieve organizational goals.
- Demonstrated experience using advanced Excel features and techniques desirable.
- Non-profit experience preferred.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- Must be comfortable sitting for long periods of time. 
- Requires operation of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment. May require working occasional evenings or weekends.
- Possibility of remote work for the right candidate.

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.


To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Bridget Siedlecki, Director of Operations (bridget.siedlecki@cincyplay.com) and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources (amy.stier@cincyplay.com). Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Wardrobe Assistant

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Position: Wardrobe Assistant
Department: Run Crew (Production)
Reports to: Rouse Wardrobe Lead & Costume Shop Manager
Classification: Seasonal, full time, hourly non-exempt
Position Start Date: February 13, 2023
Salary Range: 21.67/hr.  eligible for OT after 40 hours

Position Overview:  
Responsible for running Wardrobe for Playhouse productions in association with the Playhouse Wardrobe Leads. 

Position Responsibilities:  
- Assisting the actors with dressing pre- and post-show.  This may include assisting with hair styling and/or prepping and securing wigs.
- Presetting and tracking costume pieces before, during and after rehearsals and performances.
- Executing costume changes throughout the performance, as assigned.
- Repairs and maintenance to costume pieces that may include hand sewing, machine sewing, as well as painting and/or polishing and other “touch-ups” as needed.
- Nightly laundry, including ironing, steaming, de-linting, and distributing costumes.
- Minor touch-up to existing wig styles.
- Applying specialized make-up when required as instructed by the Playhouse’s Wig and Makeup Artist
- Create wardrobe track paperwork.

Essential Skills and Attributes:
- Basic Sewing Skills.
- Self-motivated team player that handles pressure well while working in a deadline-oriented industry and embracing a safety-oriented work environment.
- The ability to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision is paramount.
- 1-2 years’ experience in technical theatre or entertainment industry equivalent.
- Good communication skills.
- A basic knowledge of technical theatre terms.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Works well with others or independently
- Exceptional attention to detail with strong organizational and time management skills

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk (sometimes quickly), talk, hear, and speak.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
- Work is often performed in dimly lit areas.
- Ability to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

All employees are required to receive the COVID19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.
While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production (josh.escajeda@cincyplay.com) and cc Amy Stier, Human Resources (amy.stier@cincyplay.com).  No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Run Crew - Swing 4

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Position: Run Crew – Swing 4 
Reports to: Production Stage Manager, Production Manager, A/V Supervisor
Classification: FLSA: Full Time, Seasonal, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Position Start Date:  February 6, 2023
Salary Range:  $25.07 per hour eligible for OT after 40 hours

Position Overview:  
Responsible primarily for Run Crew duties in our state-of-the-art Mainstage Theatre Complex, Moe and Jack's Place — The Rouse Theatre, with a specific focus on audio and electrical support.  At times may be assigned to work in other departments.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation and sick time. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite to apply. 

Position Responsibilities:  
- Direct overhire run crew members as necessary.
- Assist in daily preparation of stage and backstage space.
- Maintain backstage space and personal workspaces in a clean and organized manner.
- Assist with load-in and strike in either the audio or electrics department.
- Maintain a safe working environment.
- In coordination with the Production Management office, attend appropriate rehearsal runs prior to work on stage.
- Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Attributes:
- Self-motivated team player that can meet deadlines and embrace a safety orientated work environment. 
- The ability to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision
- 3-5 years’ experience in technical theater or equivalent industry or field.
- Run crew experience on complicated shows with multiple effects, crew people, and transition shifts.
- Familiarity with basic theatrical sound including QLab, Yamaha digital consoles, Meyer speaker systems, and Shure wireless microphone systems
- Experience with basic theatrical electrics, to include hanging, circuiting, and focusing of standard stage lighting units.
- Enthusiasm for learning new techniques, increasing competency with current industry practices, and expanding problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
- DANTE Certification (Level 1)
- Experience working with theatrical projection including rigging, hanging, focusing projectors
- Experience working with projection software including Qlab.  Familiarity with other software (Watchout, D3, etc) a plus
- Familiarity with Props Run Crew tracks and paperwork.
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
- Experience with stage rigging including counterweight fly systems.
- Familiarity with Creative Conners automation system including Spikemark control software.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk (sometimes quickly), talk, hear, and speak.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
- Work is often performed in dimly lit areas.
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders.
- Night and weekend hours required.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.
While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production (josh.escajeda@cincyplay.com) and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources, (amy.stier@cincyplay.com) If you would like to submit a digital portfolio please attached it in .pdf form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email.  Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time.  Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Grants Manager (Remote)

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Title: Grants Manager (remote)

Starting Salary: $807.00/weekly

Reports to:  Director of Institutional Giving

Position Overview
Entirely remote, the Grants Manager oversees proposal generation for all grant funders, including corporate and private foundations, government entities, and the Playhouse’s yearly Sustaining Impact Grant submissions to ArtsWave.  Additionally, they conduct research, identify prospects, collaborate on the formation of institutional funding strategy, and develop profiles on foundation, corporation, and government funding sources.  They also prepare reports for submission to funders as necessary to fulfill stated requirements in grant agreements.  The Grants Manager is a full-time, virtual, salaried position with benefits. 

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

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

Physical Demands:

- This position is largely sedentary.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.

The physical expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

 

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample relevant to fundraising work to Mary Kay Koehler, Director of Institutional Giving, at MaryKay.Koehler@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.

American Sign Museum

Education Intern

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
The Education Intern will support the Museum’s mission to celebrate the history of American signage through preservation and education by assisting with programs that engage people through signage. The ASM is seeking individuals who are organized, reliable, and fun loving who are excited to use their skills to help the Museum grow.

Time commitment: 160-200 hours over a 10-week period

Compensation: a stipend of $2400-$3000 ($240-$300 weekly)

Reports To: Manager of Digital Communications and Engagement

Internship scope:
The ASM is currently expanding its program offerings and interactive interpretation opportunities for youth and adult audiences. The Education Intern will develop program proposals and lesson plans that will further the Museum’s mission while adhering to budgets and, with guidance from the Manager of Digital Communications and Engagement, implement their programs or interactives. The Education Intern will work with the Manager of Digital Communications to determine the projects the Intern will lead. General work hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm. Additional hours may be available dependent on the times and dates of scheduled programs and events.

Possible projects include:
- Developing and launching a Speaker series program for the Museum
- Developing and piloting curriculum-based school tours
- Developing interactive talks and displays to engage visitors
- Developing crafts and activities to engage visitors

Qualifications:
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work with a diverse audience
- Interest or experience in history, graphic arts, and/or technology
- Familiarity with educational theory and informal learning preferred
- Experience working with children preferred

Benefits:
- Free admission to the Museum and select programs during the internship
- Museum tee shirt 
- Connection to professionals in the museum field
- Connection to professionals in the sign industry
- Free parking
- Flexible shifts

To apply, please send a completed application and resume to Erin Holland at eholland@americansignmuseum.org.

The American Sign Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable employment laws. The ASM does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, gender, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination.

American Sign Museum

Guest Services Associate

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
The American Sign Museum (ASM) is looking for motivated individuals to join our Front Desk team. The part-time Guest Service Associate will have the responsibility of greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets & memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, and keeping current on museum events. This role is responsible for ensuring visitors are alerted to all the tools needed for a successful visit. The Guest Service Associate is also responsible for helping to reach the ASM’s hospitality goal of providing top of class service.

Time commitment: a minimum of 15 hours a week. General work hours are Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12-4pm. Some evening hours may be available to support private and public events.

Compensation: $10 per hour

Reports To: Guest Services Manager

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Demonstrate an ability to engage with all guests from a wide range of backgrounds, providing the highest quality customer service.
- Represent ASM professionally in presentation through dress, written and verbal communication.
- Ensure the lobbies and restrooms are clean and orderly.
- Answer a wide variety of visitor’s questions in-person and over the phone.
- Monitor guest activity to ensure safety, adhering to ASM policies
- Ensure back-of-house activities are operated with excellence and attention to detail with team goals in mind.
- Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintaining the confidentiality of all sensitive information. 
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Self-motivated and able to work as a team player
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to work with a diverse audience
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent data entry skills with experience in database systems preferred

Benefits:
- Free admission to the Museum and select programs 
- Connection to professionals in the museum field
- Connection to professionals in the sign industry
- Free parking

To apply, please send a resume and two (2) references to Jesse Sandman at jsandman@americansignmuseum.org

The American Sign Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable employment laws. The ASM does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, gender, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination.

Taft Museum of Art

Director of Finance

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
Reports to: Louise Taft Semple President & CEO
Team: Finance
Status: Full-Time Salary Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Compensation: Starting at $75,000-$105,000 annually, competitive, and commensurate with experience.  
Benefits: Health Care Insurance, 401K, Dental Care, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Aflac, vacation days, personal days, sick days, free downtown parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), museum membership, and other special discounts. 
Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Director of Finance, reporting to the Louise Taft Semple President & CEO. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, 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. 

 

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdm@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please. 


POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Taft Museum of Art (TMA) President and CEO, the Director of Finance directly impacts the Taft in delivering its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting and in the community by managing the financial risks of the museum and working to ensure proper resourcing. The Director of Finance is responsible for presenting and reporting accurate and timely historical financial information of the museum. All stakeholders in the museum including the Board of Directors, members, donors, employees and other members of management rely on the accuracy and timeliness of this information. 
 
The Director of Finance is responsible for the museum's present financial condition, and they are expected to make recommendations on how to manage the museum’s cash and other assets, taking into consideration risk and liquidity. In addition, the Director of Finance oversees the capital structure of the company, determining the best mix of debt, equity and internal financing. Addressing the issues surrounding capital structure is one of the most important duties of a Director of Finance. 
 
The Taft Museum of Art is concluding a $14.7 million restoration and stabilization project. The Director of Finance is responsible for working with the President/CEO to strategize future museum operational capacity and financial sustainability. The successful candidate will have experience in financial scenario planning, economic forecasting, and modeling to ensure the museum’s success in the future. 
 
This position is accountable for the financial operations of the Taft Museum of Art. As a member of the senior management team, and the staff member supporting the Board Finance Committee, they will participate in fiscal oversight, institutional policy setting, program implementation, and evaluation. The Director of Finance creates and presents financial reports to the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors and serves as liaison to the Treasurer of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Direct Reports include Manager of Accounting, Senior Accountant, Payroll and Benefits Specialist.  
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Oversees the accounting operations, including monthly and year-end close, general ledger, cash, investments, pledge receivables, accounts payable, payroll, benefits and retirement plan functions for a non-profit organization with annual operating expenses totaling approximately $5 million
- Creates and presents financial and tax strategy recommendations to CEO including supporting documents
- Supports the financial planning and analysis efforts
- Oversees cash flow, cash management, working capital, and company audits
- Prepares financial statements and reports for funding agencies, including ArtsWave and the Ohio Arts Council
- Represents the Taft to ArtsWave and the Health Alliance committee to ensure our voice is heard
- Ensures legal compliance on all financial functions
- Manages relationships with banks and vendors
- Coordinates the preparation of regulatory reporting
- Documents and develops internal controls for accounting and business processes
- Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budgets, financial forecasts and report variances as needed
- Oversees the company’s fiscal activity, including reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and auditing 
- Monitors compliance with laws and regulations
- Assists with high-level decision making on policies and strategies, while continuously striving to develop and improve systems
- Identifies financial risk and opportunities
- Analyzes financial reports with heightened awareness of achieving cost-saving measures
- Stays current of financial trends, taxation changes, and any fiduciary information that could be pertinent to the museum
- Manages the 401K for the Taft
- Prioritizes procedural efficiencies by identifying systems that can be automated and integrated
- Administers the Taft retirement plan
- Works with the Director of HR to ensure compliance in HR personnel paperwork and processes
- Provides benchmark data for the American Association of Museum Directors (AAMD) for the annual Salary and Benefits survey

- Leads the process for Health Care Enrollment and other key benefits. 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Strong finance-based analytical skills
- Background in a non-profit organization required
- Budget management experience
- 7 - 10 years of finance experience
- BA required. CPA or MBA preferred but not required

REQUIRED SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES  
- Build and develop effective relationships across multiple levels of the organization, including guests, vendors, volunteers, team members, facilities committee, and board members.
- Build and maintain an environment that supports teamwork, co-operation, and performance excellence within a team.
- Excellent planning & organizational skills to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.
- Proven ability to manage multiple and complex operational matters daily.
- Ensure financial processes are always followed.
- Ensure vendors are well-managed, delivering services on time and within budget.
- This position oversees Contractors/Vendors, including Buildings & Grounds Associates.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexible and decisive and possesses expert knowledge of building systems. 
- Expert in principle-based decision making and knows when to enroll experts and key management before acting. 
- The capacity and capability to work in a fast-paced, multitasking environment, deal with changing priorities, and work well under pressure. 
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving presentations.
- Display organizational knowledge and attention to detail in all aspects of the job.
- Ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines by prioritizing required work. 
- Experience or familiarity with the following accounting and data base management platforms: QuickBooks, Financial Edge, Tripleseat, Altru, Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams.
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

MUSEUM CORE VALUES
All employees of the museum must strive to:
- Embrace the museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff members, volunteers, and the public. 
- Learn and teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our success as a team. 
- Appreciate, understand, and value each staff member’s expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective. Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed. 
- Achieve excellence in all tasks and goals. 
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job and always represent the Taft Museum of Art positively and professionally. Speak truthfully and fulfill promises and obligations in all museum dealings.
- Be comfortable and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds.
- Adhere to all current museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes. 
- Create a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 

Our VIEW:  
- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.  
- Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.  
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and making it relevant and unique to each guest.  

- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Inclusion, Access, and Inclusion Statement (DEAI): Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point for board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all Museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all. 

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Instructor – Teen Academy, Adult Courses & Workshops

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Office of Engagement is accepting applications for the contracted position of Instructor for Teen Academy, Adult, and Family Workshops and Courses. Classes are held at varied times, and we are currently accepting applications for multiple courses. Instructors can teach more than one course if applicable. 

We are currently hiring for these upcoming classes for the Spring 2023 season: 

Art for Kids: 5 sessions per Course

Art for Kids: Ages 5-8 (Saturday, 11:00am-1:00pm, March 11-April 8, 2023)
Art for Kids: Ages 9-12 (Saturday, 11:00am-1:00pm, March 11-April 8, 2023)

Adult: 5 Class Sessions per course or 1 Workshop 

Creative Writing: Multi-Genre (Wednesday, 6:00pm-8:30pm, April 5-March 3, 2023)
Portrait Photography (Wednesday, 6:00pm-8:30pm, April 12-March 10, 2023)
Film & Video (Saturday, 1:00pm-3:30pm, April 15-March 13, 2023)
Plein-Air Painting @ Eden Park (Saturday, 1:00pm-3:30pm, April 22-March 20, 2023)
Creative Journaling & Book Binding (Saturday, 1:00pm-3:30pm, April 22-March 20, 2023)
Glazing Ceramic Coasters (Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm, March 18, 2023)
Figure Drawing (Saturday, 10:00am-12:30pm, March 18-April 15, 2023) 
Nature Printing (Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm, April 22, 2023)

Teen Academy: 5 Class Sessions per Course 

Teen Academy: Digital Illustration (Saturday, 11:00am-1:00pm, March 11-April 8, 2023)


Responsibilities Include: 
- Creating a lesson plan for all class sessions that includes active learning and making. 
- Completion of supplies list necessary for course. 
- Communicating with Community Education Manager to coordinate Instructor onboarding and orientation. 
- Instruction of a studio-based lesson plan with the objective of teaching specific skills to students while giving them the space to create work around the subject matter they choose. 
- Demonstrating beginner-to-advanced techniques applicable to the class. 
- Challenging a class of up to 15 students with personal review of their work and facilitating peer-based review conversation or critiques. 
- Create an inclusive and respectful studio environment for all students. 
- Encourage positive and critically supportive feedback. 
- Complete student surveys and assessment requirements. 

Experience Needed: 
- 4-Year Degree in Art, Design, Education, Language, or related field. Or advanced commensurate experience in a studio practice, method, media, or technique. 
- Teaching experience required.

Compensation: 

Adult Courses: 2.5 Hour Classes @ $30 per Hour = $75 per Class Session
Teen Academy: 2.5 Hour Classes @ $30 per Hour = $75 per Class Session 
1-Day Workshop: 3 Hour Class @ $35 per Hour = $105 per Class

To Apply:  
 
Candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their interest + teaching experience and a resume to: 
commed@artacademy.edu with the header: NAME__2023 SPRING Instructor Application 

Final submissions are to be accepted by December 2nd, 2022, but the Office of Engagement will be vetting applications as they are submitted with opportunities for interviewing prior to the final deadline. We encourage you to submit early. 

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is committed to policies of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, or disability, veteran's status, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, advertisements, and conditions of employment. This policy is consistent with relevant governmental statutes and regulations, including those pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students who have learning disabilities should contact the Director of Student Services for assistance. Questions concerning Title IX may be referred to the Director of Student Services who is the Art Academy's Title IX coordinator.  

Cincinnati Art Museum

Curatorial Assistant

Posted:
Nov 11, 2022
POSITION SUMMARY
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Curatorial Assistant working directly with the museum’s Curator of Decorative Arts and Design starting in January 2023. This position is full-time, scheduled 35 hours per week with full benefit eligibility and generous paid time off.
The Curatorial Assistant will assist the Curator of Decorative Arts and Design with exhibition and permanent collection projects, research, planning, and day-to-day administrative assignments essential to the function of the department. The person in this role will collaborate across museum departments to fulfill these responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Working under the direction of the Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, duties include, but are not limited to: 
- Research and document objects in the curatorial collections and stays current with new scholarship.
- Assists in the development, planning and installation of temporary exhibitions and the permanent collections.
- Assists in the acquisition of objects for the permanent collections, including research and cataloging duties as assigned.
- Writes for scholarly publications and other appropriate venues.  
- Writes and presents scholarly lectures.
- Educates docents and volunteers with regards to the division’s collections and temporary exhibitions as assigned.  
- Researches and responds to outside queries as assigned.
- Meets with visiting scholars to review permanent collections when appropriate.
- Attends internal curatorial and exhibition planning meetings as assigned. Attends special events related to curatorial division activities as assigned, including meetings, lectures and exhibitions.
- Supervises volunteers as assigned. 
- Other special projects or departmental duties as assigned.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- A master’s or bachelor’s degree in Art History or a highly related field with knowledge of decorative art and design. Previous museum experience is preferred.
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Strong research, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to read, analyze and interpret documents; ability to write documents, business correspondence, lectures, and articles
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, collectors, dealers, personnel, visitors, and the general public; reading knowledge of at least one foreign language; strong capabilities in giving lectures and general public speaking.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

Salary range: $35,000.00 - $38,000.00

TO APPLY
Apply for Curatorial Assistant for Decorative Art and Design by clicking here


Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

American Legacy Theatre

Assistant Artistic Director

Posted:
Nov 9, 2022
ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

American Legacy Theatre (A.L.T.), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, creates a more equitable tomorrow through accessible theatre. A.L.T. generates inviting, reimagined theatrical experiences for all people to have a voice in enriching society. To achieve its mission, A.L.T. consistently invites non-traditional theatre goers to participate in innovating beyond conventions that inherently prevent audiences and artists from bridging into dialogue that invigorates the community to positive action. With a strong focus on both socio-economic and geographical accessibility, A.L.T. aspires for a day when every American not only has access to the empathy-building art form of theatre, but has a respected voice “in the room where it happens.” 

American Legacy Theatre was an all-volunteer organization for the first five years until July 2021, when it hired its first FTE - Executive Artistic Director & CEO (EAD & CEO). This Assistant Artistic Director leadership position is meant to help keep the accelerated growth trajectory A.L.T. continues to be on to meet the demand of the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

American Legacy Theatre, a small and growing arts-based nonprofit, is adding an Assistant Artistic Director. This position will report to the EAD & CEO, work collaboratively with the Development & Marketing Director, and will join the organization as the third full time employee. Primary responsibilities include driving and implementing comprehensive artistic and programmatic strategies to help grow the organization and strengthen its relationships in the community. While working closely with volunteer leadership on and off the Board, this position must be comfortable with navigating shifting priorities, enjoying start-up or entrepreneurial-like settings, and working in a remote office. 

Goals for three-, six-, and twelve-months will be collaboratively built upon hiring to support annual budgets and the current three-year strategic framework through the end of 2024.

Location: Cincinnati, OH, USA (Hybrid - work from home, but needs to be in region)

Position Title: Assistant Artistic Director

Reports To: Executive Artistic Director & CEO - currently Matthew David Gellin, MFA, CFRE.

Company Name: American Legacy Theatre

Hours: Full-Time; Exempt Employee; 40 Hours/Week

Work Days: Flexible to meet needs of organization, community, and personal life. Weekends and nights are required throughout the year due to programmatic offerings.

Compensation: $48,000 - $52,000 starting range depending on experience.
Starting Benefits: Three (3) weeks PTO, ten (10) paid holidays, 10% employer contribution to 403(b), federal maximum Health Reimbursement Account - health, vision, dental - partial phone reimbursement, professional development, and A.L.T. exploring other meaningful benefits.

COVID-19 Vaccination: This position does require full vaccination as defined by the Center for Disease Control.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Artistic:
 
- Act as a primary face of American Legacy Theatre in and throughout the community. 
- Support creation and champion implementation of a comprehensive artistic plan in alignment with the multi-year strategic framework and organizational goals. 
- Build, nurture and grow partnerships across communities to support artistic goals. 
- Build and manage a portfolio of current and potential artists in the communities where American Legacy Theatre works. 
- Support creation and champion implementation of annual artistic strategy in alignment with artistic plan, organizational goals and strategic vision. 
- Lead all artistic onboarding and training of contract artists, ensuring the approach, philosophy, and standards of American Legacy Theatre are upheld and maintained.
- Maintain communication with finance staff to ensure fiscal sustainability and mitigate risks. 
- Maintain sufficient audience impact records. 
 
Programmatic:
 
- Act as the primary staff point of contact for the Program & Partnership Committee and the Program & Partnership Chair (trustee). 
- Support creation and champion implementation of a comprehensive programmatic plan in alignment with the multi-year strategic framework and organizational goals. 
- Understand, embody and maintain the key drivers of American Legacy Theatre. 
- Build, nurture and grow relationships across communities to support programmatic goals. 
- Lead efforts on impact collection and aggregation.
- Collaborate and align with marketing leadership on communication plans and marketing materials to support marketing and revenue goals in support of programmatic calendars
- Collaborate and align with development leadership on fundraising efforts to support contributed revenue goals in support of programmatic strategies. 
- Collaborate with marketing leadership to capture and maintain video content as sourced by you or otherwise. 
- Ensure that organizational “voice” is consistent across all programs. 
 
Management: 
 
- Consult with the direct executive and cross-functional leadership team for needs of artistic, programming, and partnerships. This may include staffing, outsourcing, materials, capital expenditures, and more. 
- Manage and direct the volunteer committees overseeing your expertise. 
- Ethically manage and co-direct all artistic and programmatic resources - human and otherwise.
- Prepare and effectively manage budgets for areas of oversight. 
 
Additional responsibilities: 
 
- Continued professional development in support of American Legacy Theatre duties. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Traits and Characteristics: 

The Assistant Artistic Director must be passionate about the organization’s mission and legacy, committed to high standards of excellence and innovation, and farsighted about its future potential. The Assistant Artistic Director will be an ethical and inspiring leader who builds authentic relationships and values frequent engagement with diverse stakeholders.  

This leader will be able to bridge together people from different communities, organizations, and collaborate with other departments to achieve shared goals. This strategic leader will demonstrate a results-oriented, yet collaborative and open-minded, leadership style demonstrating an entrepreneurial drive and transparent communication skills. The ability to accept responsibility for failed tactics, seek assistance, and acknowledge not having all the answers is also key. 

The Assistant Artistic Director must have exceptional relationship building skills, with a track record of being a serial achiever whether directly in theatre producing, theatre education or in closely transferrable experiences. This leader must seek to be a master in meeting people where they are to ensure the message of American Legacy Theatre rings as true for the community as it does for them as a person.   

Commitment to the values of inclusion, diversity, equity and access are an absolute must. The Assistant Artistic Director will believe their greatest asset is people. 

Other key competencies of the role include: 

1. Leadership and Interpersonal Skills – The ability to inspire and influence others with a compelling message, build trust and rapport with a broad range of people, and demonstrate respect and sensitivity to different perspectives and cultural backgrounds. 

2. Audience-Artist and Community Focus – The drive to create an accessible audience-artist environment responsive to the community’s social/community interests and needs.

3. Conceptual Thinking – The foresight to envision new and expanded possibilities, analyze data and identify connections, and formulate new or innovative approaches and insights. 

4. Time and Priority Management – The capacity to identify and manage competing priorities, strategize to overcome difficulties and delays, and maximize the use of time and resources to achieve organizational priorities. 

5. Perpetual Learner - A believer that you have not ever figured it out in its totality. One who acknowledges the only constant is change, and therefore needs to continue developing. 

NOTE: Presently A.L.T. is structured as an all-remote organization based in the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan. The Assistant Artistic Director will need to utilize their home office. The organization will help offset some basic resource costs to support remote work. This structure may shift as the organization grows and the needs change. 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Applications are reviewed upon receipt for interviewing. Applications will be received until the position is filled.

For first consideration, submit all application materials by November 18, 2022. A.L.T. seeks this position to begin ASAP.

To apply: Submit your artistic resume, professional resume, and cover letter to info@americanlegacytheatre.org with the subject line of “Assistant Artistic Director - (Last Name)”.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Accessibility Initiatives Intern

Posted:
Nov 9, 2022
INTERNSHIP POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for an Accessibility Initiatives Intern. This part-time paid internship will take place beginning in January 2023 and run for 12 weeks. Interns can expect to work approximately 27 hours per week on a Wednesday through Saturday schedule. 

The intern will work with the Learning and Interpretation division, as well as other departments, toward accomplishing accessibility goals to break down barriers and create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all people. This will be accomplished by working with programming, the museum staff Accessibility Committee, and the Accessibility Community Advisory Council initiatives.



ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Assistant Director of Gallery and Accessibility Programs, duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Work directly with visitors who have disabilities through museum programming
- Create accessibility resource content including social narratives, videos, and audio descriptions
- Research multisensory and tactile exhibition resources
- Work with the museum’s Accessibility Committee as a support person for goals and initiatives
- Observe and audit the accessibility of the museum’s hiring process
- Other duties as assigned



INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS
 
- Undergraduate working towards a degree in art education, special education, communications, marketing, human resources or another related field. 
- Strong organizational skills; must be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and work independently
- Great communication and customer service skills with a passion for inclusivity
- Experience working with people with disabilities is preferred
- Experience working with art is preferred
- Intern must be a team player who can coordinate with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
- Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Pay rate: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour


TO APPLY

Apply for Paid Internship - Accessibility Initiatives Intern by clicking here.


Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Research Intern

Posted:
Nov 9, 2022
INTERNSHIP POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a Visitor Research Intern. This part-time paid internship will take place beginning in January 2023 and run for 12 weeks. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. 
This internship position will help support the winter sessions of the CAM Community Connections listening session project and contribute to the COVES for Art Museums data collection initiative. The intern’s time will be split between supporting data collection and assisting a with large-scale project. The internship will also provide a range of research and evaluation experience for the intern to add to their resume. 
This intercept initiative is called COVES, which stands for the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies, is the same survey that is used at museums across the country and provides meaningful experience feedback for museum teams. The CAM Community Connections project will build sustainable relationships with community groups by providing personalized museum experiences that include research, art, programming, and fellowship. 

ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Assistant Director of Visitor Research and Evaluation, duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
- Assist the museum in collecting data
- Utilize research to evaluate previous guest services and future impact through recommendations and benchmarks
- Compilation and analysis of existing data from multiple sources. Advanced critical thinking and problem solving will be required. 
- Provide exceptional visitor experience 


INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS
 
- Candidate must be comfortable interacting with public, provide great customer service, and engage in active listening.
- Intern must be a team player who can coordinate with a diverse group of staff and volunteers 
- Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 

TO APPLY

Apply for Paid Internship - Visitor Research Intern by clicking here.


Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

The Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center

Museum Tour Manager

Posted:
Nov 7, 2022
Department: Education
Reports To: Chief Learning Officer
Effective Date: 11/4/22

About The Role:
The Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center (HHC), which exists to ensure that the lessons of the Holocaust inspire action today, seeks a Full-time Museum Tour Manager to join the team. 

This position oversees all tours and field trips and plays a key role in creating specialized museum experiences.  They will recruit, train, schedule and manage docents. They will also schedule, confirm, and organize all tours and field trips in the museum, including logistics for in person speakers and other activities. 

Responsibilities: 
- Actively seeks tour bookings for organizations and visitors; works directly with the Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and tour organizations.
- Work with HHC Marketing on creating materials for reaching tourists and other organizations.
- Work with CMC Tour Manager and Guest Experiences Director to coordinate tours. 
- Responsible for scheduling tours, field trips, and special experiences. 
- Post tours on Outlook, and other calendars to ensure tour information is available to HHC staff, floor staff and CMC.
- Ensure tours run smoothly and problem solve any issues that arise, including leading tours as necessary.
- Recruit, interview, and oversee docents including scheduling.
- Engages docent through various methods (programming, recognition lunches, etc.).
- Meet docents on tour days, aid them in rotations and logistics, work with floor staff to help keep tours on time. Serve as on-site contact person for all tours and field trips.
- Train and certify docents to be eligible to lead tours.
- Create method of evaluation of docents. 
- Meet buses and communicate with teachers and tour organizations in rotunda to go over logistics, policies and introduce docents. 
- Work with Education staff to create training for docents.
- Work with Education & Museum teams to create tour experiences and train docents in those tours.
- Liaise with CMC guest services and Museum Operations Manager to alert public safety of tours. 
- Communicate with teachers and organizers on what they strive to achieve from their visit.
- Use data gathered from evaluations and conversations with teachers to inform Education team and HHC staff on needed changes and additions.
- Track engagement and analyze data for tours and school field trips and groups. 
- Communicate special needs of groups or work to create special programs for groups. 
- Inform floor staff and other HHC staff of upcoming tours, docent trainings and other tour related information. 
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, docents, volunteers, school and organizational tour groups.
- Coordinates thank you’s & evaluations for visitors.

Ideal Experience & Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- 2+ years of museum or demonstrated experience in tour management and museum interpretation. 
- Public speaking, theatrical experience, or tour experience (a storyteller).
- A friendly, organized multi-tasker who is self-motivated and adaptable, able to handle logistics.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills. 
- Team player who can also work independently.
- Proficiency with Zoom and Microsoft Office and ability to learn new software, including Sirius Ware and Better Impact
- Passion for the mission of HHC.
- Background in Holocaust, Genocide, or Humanity based education a plus.
- Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.
- Outreach experience and ability to cold call and sell programs.

Salary & Benefits:
- $45,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience.
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. 
- Employer matching retirement program.
- 20 days of PTO in addition to being off on Federal and certain Jewish Holidays.
- Free family membership to the Cincinnati Museum Center.
- A supportive and exciting workplace environment.  

Please email resume and cover letter to dsolomon@cincyhhc.org to apply.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Director of Statewide Underwriting for The Ohio Newsroom

Posted:
Oct 28, 2022
Reports To: VP of Underwriting, Cincinnati Public Radio
Position Type: Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $55,000 Base plus Commissions with a Guaranteed Minimum Compensation range for the first year of $90,000-$105,000, commensurate with experience
Location: Anywhere within the State of Ohio

Position Description
The Ohio Newsroom, the latest and most ambitious effort among Ohio’s public radio stations, seeks a founding Director of Statewide Underwriting. This position will lead Statewide Underwriting efforts while working with the member stations of The Ohio Newsroom. The Director of Statewide Underwriting has the opportunity to build something from the ground up within this initiative. 

The Ohio Newsroom is not a place or a product. It is a promise to strengthen Ohio’s news ecosystem with fresh ideas, more resources, and deeper collaboration. Ohio's public radio stations are vibrant and vital assets for their communities, and together they serve every corner of the state. 

The Director of Statewide Underwriting will be an employee of Cincinnati Public Radio, however, residing in the greater Cincinnati area is not required.

Primary Responsibilities
- Prospect, research, and communicate with potential clients to offer sponsorship opportunities generating new business. Participate in networking activities to identify prospects and request referrals from current clients. 
- Meet with prospects and clients to discuss their marketing and business needs (both in person and through telephone and virtual conversations); develop relationships with potential clients by understanding their business and strategies for future development through a client needs analysis process. 
- Prepare and deliver sales presentations to prospects and existing clients. Recommend and sell new underwriting packages to maintain and increase existing orders. Determine the best ways to position the advantages of underwriting with The Ohio Newsroom. Include in presentations options for digital media and event sponsorships when relevant. 
- Build lasting client relationships with underwriters by providing excellent, timely customer service. Develop and process all correspondence and paperwork related to accounts.
- Write copy and deliver to clients for approval/agreement. Must meet all FCC guidelines. Submit and track production orders with the traffic and production staff to determine spots are produced satisfactorily and on time. 
- Manage collections in a timely manner, including sending reminders and contacting underwriters regarding past due balances. 
- Communicate regularly with participating stations about any changes in pricing and inventory availability. Provide quarterly projections of potential business.
- Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent
- At least 3 to 5 years of proven experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified
- Experience working with advertising agencies, is a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, advertising software (e.g., Marketron, Nielsen PPM Analysis Tool, Nielsen Research using Scarborough Data, etc.) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems. 
- Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and managing multiple tasks and deadlines
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment
- Strong self-starter, able to take initiative
- Ability to work with a diverse and creative team

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter to: https://jobapply.page.link/XpKjj. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Broadcast Operations Manager

Posted:
Oct 27, 2022
Reports To: Chief Administrative and Chief Financial Officer
Position Type: Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $67,000-$76,000 Annually, commensurate with experience
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Position Description
The Broadcast Operations Manager oversees the technical and broadcast systems necessary for optimal continuity on all program channels of 91.7 WVXU and 90.9 WGUC. The position oversees and supports all media technology used in the creation and distribution of CPR content. The position oversees all media automation and storage platforms, including delivery streams for audio, video, and digital, both on site and as managed services. The position serves as the interface between the traffic, content, underwriting, engineering, and development departments. 

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired. 

Primary Responsibilities
- Responsible for broadcast automation systems and distribution processes
- Responsible for ensuring all technical aspects are in place for content distribution via digital platforms, online streaming, and on-demand.
- Assist with planning and coordination of programs, including all related details such as RDS and website updates
- Creates and maintains daily schedules playlists in Enco Automation system
- Reviews Marketron and Music Master scheduling for completeness and operational accuracy for timing, transitions, and media availability
- Logs in remotely to correct operational problems on a 24/7/365 on-call basis
- Works closely with engineers, traffic, and the classical music director to troubleshoot automation problems and make necessary improvements to the system
- Serves as liaison between traffic, the manager of Underwriting, the manager of Content, the Music Director, the manager of Engineering, and the manager of Development. Works closely with the Content, Underwriting, Engineering, and Development departments to ensure promotional, fundraising, and underwriting content deadlines are met and spots air as scheduled.
- Collaborates with the Underwriting department on policy and procedures for production of underwriting contracts and copy submission
- Works closely with other departments and station staff to ensure continuous high quality media distribution on all methods of dissemination
- Downloads and preps programs from multiple distributors, including scheduling and confirming that they are ready for use as scheduled, including breaking news and/or special programming
- Responsible for distributing Cincinnati Public Radio’s produced content to other stations
- Actively collaborates with national providers
- Maintains accurate schedules, records, discrepancy reports, and follow-through communications regarding station operations and compliance activities
- Plans, designs, establishes, and maintains systems that enable staff members to effectively accomplish production deadlines, changes in program schedules, etc.
- Provides advice and assistance to management in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of modification to existing operations, technology, systems, and procedures.
- Assists in fundraising efforts on and off air
- Enters scripts on a substitute basis
- Produces traffic logs for all channels on a substitute basis
- Assists with in-studio production on a substitute basis
- Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent
- At least 5 years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified
- Knowledge of public radio principles, sensibilities, procedures, operations, and standards
- Knowledge and understanding of radio communications facilities and distribution systems
- Knowledge of on-air and remote broadcasting processes and procedures
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities to others within the organization 
- Experience working with computerized broadcast automation systems, including installation, configuration, and operation (both on site and remote access)
- Understanding of how broadcast automation and traffic systems work together effectively and efficiently
- Experience operating and troubleshooting media editing, encoding, asset management, and storage systems
- Skills in examining, developing, and implementing station operations and procedures
- Ability to oversee, coordinate, and support the execution of continuous broadcast schedules on a 24/7/365 basis
- Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and managing multiple tasks and deadlines
- Ability to train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter at https://jobapply.page.link/t7fxm. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted:
Oct 25, 2022
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator working directly with the Associate Director of Community Engagement in the Learning and Interpretation Division. The Community Engagement Coordinator works closely with the Associate Director for Community Engagement, other members of the Division of Learning & Interpretation, community partners, volunteer museum educators (docents), and other museum staff members to accomplish the goals of the Community Engagement Initiative. This position is full-time, scheduled 35 hours per week with full benefit eligibility and generous paid time off.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Community and Engagement, duties include, but are not limited to: 
- Collaborate with Community Engagement staff to plan, implement and evaluate collection/special exhibition-based one-time awareness-building events that contain a learning component (e.g community event with art-making experience). 
- Work with community partners to plan permanent collection/special exhibition-based one-time and on-going educational programs (e.g. lectures, art-making experiences, camps, etc.).
- Work with Marketing and Learning & Interpretation to plan collection/special exhibition-based one-time awareness-building events (e.g. parades, community fairs, local conventions, school open-house, vendor fairs, etc.).  
- Work with community partners and the museum’s Visitor Research Coordinator, to evaluate permanent collection/special exhibition-based one-time and ongoing educational programs (e.g. lectures, art-making experiences, camps, etc.).
- Work with Marketing, Learning & Interpretation and Visitor Research to evaluate collection/special exhibition-based one-time awareness-building events (e.g. parades, community fairs, local conventions, school open-house, vendor fairs, etc.).
- Work with Human Resources to recruit staff to participate in permanent collection/special exhibition-based one-time awareness-building events (e.g. parades, community fairs, local conventions, school open-house, vendor fairs, etc.).
- Work with the Associate Director of Community Engagement to manage budget record keeping.
- Maintain and develop partnerships in the immediate neighborhood community of Walnut Hills.

Minimum Requirements
- BA in communications or art-related field. Experience in art museum education, art-making for all audiences, community collaborations and partnerships. 
- Strong organizational skills; must be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and to work independently and at a high level of productivity in a very busy office.
- Demonstrated interest in visual arts and art museums as demonstrated by past jobs and/or volunteer work. Must be willing to learn about art and programs at the Museum. 
- Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals. 

To Apply
Candidates are asked to include with their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to CAM’s commitment to reconciliation and inclusion.


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

Oxford Community Arts Center

Theater Technician

Posted:
Oct 24, 2022
Position: PT Theater Technician
Reports to: Facilities Coordinator
Hours: A flexible schedule averaging 10-15 hours/week working mostly nights & weekends
Salary: Pay range at $15/hour - $18/hour depending on experience

Summary
The Oxford Community Arts Center (OCAC) seeks a customer-service oriented person with an excellent work ethic who will support and promote the mission and vision of the OCAC.

The Theater Technician assists in the safe operation and maintenance of theater sound, lighting, and related equipment used to support OCAC touring artist productions, 2nd Friday performances, special events, meetings, and other events requiring technical assistance. The Theater Tech also performs other duties as assigned and assists the public and staff in their use of the facility. 

Example of duties include maintaining all electronic and theater equipment, setting up and removing sound and light equipment such as the light trees, sound system, and projector; opening, closing, and securing the building for evening and weekend events, and enforcing rules and policies. Hours are typically scheduled for weekday evenings and throughout the weekends but are also occasionally needed during weekday mornings and afternoons. 

Major Responsibilities
- Demonstrate basic computer and technical knowledge sufficient to operate light board and digital sound board with applicable software;
- Demonstrate basic knowledge for hanging and focusing lights – operate light board;
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of sound production – set up microphones, monitors, and speakers – and operate, monitor, and adjust audio to regulate the volume and ensure quality for concerts;
- Follow standard safety practices in working with theatre tools and electronic supplies;
- Do heavy physical work including the lifting and moving of equipment;
- Follow written and oral instructions while working independently;
- Use sound judgement and maturity when dealing with unexpected issues;
- Demonstrate willingness to take on other related duties as assigned.

Qualities
- Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and a spirit of cooperation;
- Maintain effective interpersonal relations and work well with staff, Board, Committee members, volunteers, community groups, and the public;
- Deal effectively and courteously with the touring artists and public; 
- Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, and to open and close building, as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications
- Associates degree with a major in Theatre or other closely related field; preferred Bachelors degree in Technical Theatre.
- Must be 21 years or older.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in the field of technical theatre.
- Proof of full COVID vaccination, per OCAC policy, is due at time of hire.

Physical Standards
The physical standards described are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Must possess mobility, strength, and stamina to perform physical work for extended periods, including climbing ladders. The employee is frequently required to bend, twist, lift, walk; stand; and set-up and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. While performing duties, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret information and room layout specifications; and interact with employees and the public.

To Apply

Please submit a statement of interest and attach resume in PDF format to the attention of Heidi Schiller, Executive Director, at heidi@oxarts.org

Please Note: This is a part-time at-will position working fewer than 1,248 hours per fiscal year and is non-benefited.

The OCAC values a diverse workplace. The Oxford Community Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Position is open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Manager, Event Sales and Operations

Posted:
Oct 24, 2022
Salary Exempt
$35,568 negotiable with experience

Position Overview
The Manager of Event Sales and Operations is responsible for selling and executing events on behalf of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The Manager will be responsible for initiating sales, and acting as a liaison between clients, internal and external, and vendors. The Manager delivers consistent brand-quality service and hospitality to our guests. The Manager will facilitate room bookings while coordinating and overseeing event operations including catering, bar service, equipment, run of show, set up and tear down and all related client services during the event. The manager is also responsible for following policies and procedures to provide 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 
Operations
- Source new business opportunities to grow revenue and reputation
- Facilitate ongoing programing and work within the organization to ensure mission goals and standards are met
- Work with clients and consultants to tailor program offerings for each client’s needs and interests
- Offer opportunities to increase sales through add on and upgrade options
- 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
- Facilitate the pull and restocking of liquor inventory consistent with the needs of bookings on behalf of the institution
- 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 operational needs for upcoming events and to ensure alignment of events with educational programs, community engagement, development, and similar initiatives
- Coordinate with the Director to oversee the 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 
- Outreach to ensure that NURFC maintains and expands their position in the industry as a leader in Events
- Create room reservations, sales items and related client account information in POS and event management databases
- Work with the Director to design and implement a sales strategy to drive sustainable, long-term revenue growth
- 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
- Liase with internal departments to help faciliatiae their event needs to ensure successful execution
- 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
- Other duties as requested or assigned
 
Education and Experience
- High School diploma required; college degree preferred in areas of sales, events, client management, hospitality, tourism, catering/bartending, food management.
- Previous experience of at least 2 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 program and 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. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated skill for closing sales
- 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 demonstrate excellent guest service and hospitality skills including conflict-resolution, service recovery
- Ability to work with diverse workforce and clientele
- 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.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills with strong attention to detail.
- 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.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

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. 

Taft Museum of Art

Buildings & Grounds Technician

Posted:
Oct 24, 2022
Team: Buildings & Grounds (Operations)
Status: Part-Time Hourly, Non-Exempt
Shift: Two-three days per week with additional shifts as needed, a combination of Friday -Sunday, flexing for both days and evenings.   
Compensation: $19.50 - $25.00 per hour commensurate with experience and certifications.
Benefits: Aflac, free downtown parking, Comp Time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), museum membership, and other special discounts. 
Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a part-time Buildings & Grounds Technician, reporting to the Buildings & Grounds Supervisor. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, manages multiple priorities, 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.
   
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Please submit only through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdmin@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.  

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Buildings & Grounds Supervisor, the Buildings & Grounds Technician must be knowledgeable in troubleshooting, repairing, and performing basic preventive maintenance on building equipment and systems. The Buildings & Grounds Technician will also have some skills in one or more building trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, kitchen appliances, landscape, and life-safety. The goal of the role is to ensure an exceptional experience for guests and an excellent working environment for all team members.
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Works required hours and is available during non-work hours as needed and responds to emergency calls in a timely manner.
- Meets the attendance guidelines of the job and adheres to regulatory compliance, departmental, and museum policies.
- Understands basic HVAC system and supervises preventive maintenance and repairs on buildings HVAC systems.
- Performs preventive maintenance and repairs.
- Understands Building Automation Systems and possesses the ability to assist in identifying and resolving problems.
- Replaces burned-out light bulbs, checks electrical circuits, switches and outlets, and makes repairs, as needed.
- Repairs furniture, doors, windows, cabinetwork, etc.
- Fabricates office partitions, doors, cornices, counters, panel walls, and ceilings.
- Completes table and chair set-ups for special events and meetings.
- Performs necessary maintenance to ensure locks and locking devices remain in functional and safe operating condition.
- Performs preventive maintenance work orders according to schedule and plan.
- Completes and submits paperwork in a timely manner to ensure iTrak (work order software) is properly updated.
- Possesses ownership of work orders, inventory, and the ordering of spare parts and materials in a timely manner.
- Ensures procedures for escalation and incident reporting are implemented consistently.
- Ensures facility audits are conducted and records maintained.
- Ensures that outdoor areas are regularly cleaned and inspected, keeping the grounds free from trash, litter and debris.
- Performs daily and weekly landscape functions such as grass cutting, edging, weeding, trimming and pruning. 
- Performs snow and ice removal to maintain zero tolerance.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- One or more years of buildings and grounds experience, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, landscape or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.  
- Certifications:
- CPR/AED, First Aid certification training desired or willing to obtain.
- OSHA 30 - General Industry certification desired or willing to obtain.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES    
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexible and decisive, possess knowledge of building systems, ability to interpret diagnostic tests and repairs.
- Expert in principle-based decision making and knows when to enroll experts and key management before taking action. 
- The capacity and capability to work in a fast-paced, multitasking environment, deal with changing priorities, and work well under pressure. 
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when interacting with others.
- Organizational know-how and attention to detail in approaching all aspects of the job.
- Ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines by prioritizing required work. 
- Experience with the following: Microsoft Office to include PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams.
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

MUSEUM CORE VALUES
All employees of the museum must strive to:
- Embrace the museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration and demonstrate this understanding through words, behaviors, and interactions with our guests, staff members, volunteers, and the public.
- Learn and teach every day. Share knowledge freely with colleagues and pursue opportunities to gain new skills to enhance our success as a team.
- Appreciate, understand, and value each team member’s expertise, background, experience, strengths, and unique perspective. Share time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure everyone has the highest potential to succeed.
- Achieve excellence in all tasks and goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism on and off the job and always represent the Taft Museum of Art positively and professionally. Speak truthfully and fulfill promises and obligations in all museum dealings.
- Be comfortable and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds.
- Adhere to all current museum policies, procedures, protocols, and processes.
- Create a pleasant work environment by being a positive influence and respectful to every person.

The success of the Taft Museum of Art is driven by our core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration, as exemplified by our team members. 

Our VIEW:   

- Value diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are drivers for attracting and retaining a diverse team of board members, staff, and volunteers who feel empowered to deliver excellence.  It also is the key to reaching a diverse community and audience.   
- Include multiple perspectives and believe that differing views strengthen our museum by stretching us each day to learn, experience, and expand our thinking.   
- Embrace our mission and vision to explore the hidden gems connected to our historic house, the people that lived in it for the first 100 years, and the extensive art collection, bringing all of this to life and making it relevant and unique to each guest.  

- Work together as a board and staff to ensure that our members, partners, and key stakeholders reflect and embrace these core values.  

Diversity, Inclusion, Access, and Inclusion Statement (DEAI): Taft Museum of Art desires to reflect the diversity of our community at every entry point-board, staff, exhibition, education programming, and all museum operations. By embedding DEAI into all Museum areas, the Taft Museum of Art will be a champion for equitable practices, providing a welcoming and inclusive museum experience, and be accessible to all.  

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Scenic Carpenter (IATSE Local 5)

Posted:
Oct 24, 2022

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Position: Scenic Carpenter (IATSE Local 5)
Department: Scenery
Reports to: Technical Director
Classification: Full-Time, Seasonal, Hourly
Position Start Date:  immediately
Salary: $22.70/hr. eligible for OT after 40 hours

Position Overview:  
Responsible for fabricating, installing, and striking all elements of theatrical scenery.  

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation and sick leave

Position Responsibilities:  
- Reading and understanding build drawings generated by the TD or Assistant TD
- Fabricating scenic pieces to the specifications of the build drawings
- Using a wide variety of hand and power tools as well as typical woodshop equipment including cutting, sanding, and fastening tools to construct wood structures
- Using metalworking tools and equipment as well as MIG welders to construct metal structures
- Producing high quality finished scenery from a variety of non-traditional materials including plastics, foam, and fabrics
- Operating CNC router and vacuum former when necessary
- Assembling, wiring, testing, and installing motor-controlled automation equipment and devices.
- Assembling, testing, and installing pneumatic and hydraulic automation equipment and devices.
- Transporting scenery to and from theaters as needed in company owned or rented vehicles
- Installing & striking scenery including built pieces, drapery, rigging, automation, and all other relevant items into the theaters.
- Cleaning and organizing the scene shop and stage areas including tools, materials, and workspaces on an ongoing basis
- Ensuring and promoting a safe working environment by participating in all safety training, maintaining tools, equipment, and facilities, and following all prescribed safety protocol
- Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Attributes:
- Self-motivated team player that can meet deadlines and embrace a safety-oriented work environment.
- Ability to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision.
- Ability to produce high quality finished scenery from theatrical construction prints using a variety of materials including wood, steel, aluminum, foam, plastics, and fabric.
- Capacity for communicating and sharing information, including complications, with supervisors, co-workers, and other CPIP personnel.  
- 3-5 years’ experience in technical theater or equivalent industry or field.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
- Proficiency in steel MIG welding.  
- Experience with CNC and vacuum forming machinery, and construction techniques.
- Experience with stage rigging, both counterweight and chain motor. 
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
- Familiarity with basic electrical principals and safety, including basic troubleshooting and reading of schematics. 
- Enthusiasm for learning new techniques, increasing competency with current industry practices, and expanding problem-solving skills.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
- Able to stand for long periods of time and kneel, stoop, bend, crawl, or squat frequently.
- Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and strong hand-eye coordination.
- Comfortable working on ladders, lifts, and scaffolding.

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation.  Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.


To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at josh.escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources at amy.stier@cincyplay.com. If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attach it in .pdf form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email.  Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time.  Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Assistant Properties Manager

Posted:
Oct 24, 2022

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage.  Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.
Position: Assistant Props Manager

Reports to: Props Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Salary Range: $23.18 per hour, eligible for OT after 40 hours

Position Overview:  
This position works closely with the props manager to oversee the acquisition, construction, installation, and dismantling of props.  This position is responsible for creating build drawings and assisting in research.  They also manage the organization and rental of props inventory.  Please view full job description on our website: https://www.cincyplay.com/about/employment 

This is a full time, seasonal position.   Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and 401k with company match.  

Essential Skills:
- Good aesthetic sensibility
- Time management and problem-solving skills, and the ability to delegate when needed.
- Self-motivated and detail oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Willingness to learn and teach new skills and techniques.
- Realize deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Embrace and implement a safety orientated work environment. 
- Willing and able to work flexible hours/days, includes evenings and weekends as needed
- Knowledge of Photoshop, CAD, 3Dprinting, and vinyl cutters

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
- 4 years of relevant job experience or an equivalent 
- Able to self-critique and correct work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision.
- Works well with others and independently.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. 

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references Elizabeth Lyons, Properties Manager liz.lyons@cincyplay.com and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources amy.stier@cincyplay.com.  Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  No phone calls, please.

Ignite Philanthropy

Manager, Non-Profit Services

Posted:
Oct 20, 2022
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 $300 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 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
The Manager is part of a client-facing project team, responsible for executing tasks and strategy necessary to meet the needs of the assigned projects while delivering a high-quality client experience. Though specific responsibilities will vary for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.

- 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 exemplifies Ignite Core Principles:
- Solutions Driven – Our work is rooted in our ability to develop solutions to help our clients achieve their philanthropic goals. We take the lead in co-creating the path to our clients’ success. 
- Adaptive – Building the right strategy requires us to remain humble, so we may continually learn and adapt. We embrace listening, questioning, and experimentation as the foundation of our adaptive mindset. 
- Team-Centered – Philanthropy is a team sport – no single individual has the knowledge and experience to successfully navigate all aspects of our work. We thrive by taking a team approach, ensuring that we bring diverse tools and talent to successfully tackle our clients’ complex challenges. 
- Service Minded – Through the generosity of our clients, we serve our community by maximizing the power of giving. We lead by example, personifying the spirit of the sector we serve. 

SKILLS and ATTRIBUTES 
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Manager will part of a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes: 

- Ability to proactively manage multiple projects at the same time, with minimal direction, and successfully meet project goals and deadlines
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Keen attention to detail and the ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals. 
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to learn and improve continuously. 
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- Candidates will likely have experience working in the development department of a non-profit organization or have served in a development capacity on a non-profit’s Board of Directors. 
- Non-profit grant request writing experience preferred.
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS
- A minimum of 5-7+ years of non-profit fundraising experience or proven related project management 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 professional communication skills; ability to adapt writing style depending on audience needs.
- 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 comprehensive employee benefits package:
- The salary range for the Manager position is $45,000 - $65,000 annually, commensurate with experience. 
- Ignite offers the following benefits to employees:
- Elective health, dental and vision insurance (75% of the employee’s premium is employer paid). 
- Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance (100% of the premium is employer-paid).
- 401(k) retirement savings plan with a 4% employer contribution that employees may elect to participate in the quarter immediately following their hire date.
- Discretionary annual bonus and profit-sharing contribution.
- Thirteen (13) paid holidays, which includes six (6) business days at the end of the calendar year.
- 120 hours of paid leave (PTO) used for vacations and planned absences.
- Flexible Discretionary Leave used for short-term health-related or personal absences.
- Eight (8) hours of Volunteer Leave used for volunteering in the community.
- Twelve (12) weeks of partially paid Parental Leave.
- Ignite is fully committed to employees’ growth and offers opportunities for continued professional development. 
- Ignite supports a flexible work environment.  However, Ignite’s business and client needs will need to be supported through attending in-person meetings, as well as completing office-based projects.
- Ignite provides an $80/month monthly parking stipend and a $25/month phone/internet stipend. 
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. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. To apply, please complete the online application at https://ignitephilanthropy.bamboohr.com/jobs/.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

After School Art Instructor, CCACMakes Program

Posted:
Oct 19, 2022
Reports to: Program Manager
Dates: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 2:45 – 5:00 p.m. (January 3 – May 25, 2023)
Rate: $30/class hour plus $15/class hour planning stipend

Status: Independent Contractor 

Overview: CCACMakes After School Program Instructors are responsible for the successful execution of weekly visual arts classes – including course curriculum design, supply and space preparation, and teaching – to be held at CCAC partner organization Every Nation Cincinnati Church. Classes should be project-based, and designed to be engaging and hands-on, teaching students new skills in a highly interactive, personalized tactile way. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays after-school in monthly sessions. The position will regularly interact with CCAC staff, school and program partners, parents and students.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
- Availability from 2:45 – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays in monthly increments. 
- Create and implement course curriculum.
- Independently teach and supervise up to 12 students in Grades K – 6.
- Collect attendance information and provide to Program Manager.
 
Requirements:
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities. 
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates with prior teaching and classroom management experience preferred.
- Pass a local Hamilton County background check.

To Apply: Send the following information to emalene.benson@cliftonculturalarts.org. No phone calls, please. 

- Cover letter
- Résumé/CV
- 3 professional references
- 1 – 3 brief class proposals

Application Deadline: Ongoing until filled

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Adult Class Instructor, CCACMakes Program

Posted:
Oct 19, 2022
Reports to: Program Manager
Dates: January 2 – May 27, 2023
Rate: $30/class hour plus $15/class hour planning stipend

Status: Independent Contractor 

Overview: CCACMakes Instructors are responsible for the successful execution of weekly visual arts classes – including course curriculum design, supply and space preparation, and teaching – to be held at CCAC’s Short Vine location. Classes should be project-based, and designed to be engaging and hands-on, teaching students new skills in a highly interactive, personalized, tactile way. Classes meet on weekday evenings and/or Saturday mornings in up to five-week sessions, or as one- or two-part workshops. The position will regularly interact with CCAC staff, school and program partners, parents and students.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
- Availability to lead classes between 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on weeknights and/or from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays. 
- Create and implement course curriculum, including space set up and supply ordering.
- Independently teach and supervise up to 15 students ages 18+.
- Collect attendance information and provide to Program Manager.
 
Requirements:
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities. 
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates with prior teaching and classroom management experience preferred.
- Pass a local Hamilton County background check.

To Apply: Send the following information to emalene.benson@cliftonculturalarts.org. No phone calls, please. 

- Cover letter
- Résumé/CV
- 3 professional references
- 1 – 3 brief class proposals

Application Deadline: Ongoing until filled

Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Manager, Guest Experience

Posted:
Oct 18, 2022
Reports to: Manager, Guest Experience
Department: Guest Experience & Services
FLSA Status: FT/Non-Exempt Hourly 
Compensation: $16.00
 
Position Overview:
 
The Assistant Manager, Guest Experience directly coordinates the daily admissions operations for Cincinnati Museum Center. The Assistant Manager assists the Manager and Director in the planning and execution of tactics to meet the department’s service delivery and sales goals.  This includes supervising staff of specialists and volunteers and coordinating the daily operation of the box office, parking lots and systems, attraction entrances, group entry and Membership. 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 deliver consistent brand-quality messaging, service, and hospitality. Additionally, the Assistant Manager must work daily to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and Member while aggressively maximizing sales, driving revenue, and actively soliciting new Members.
 
Responsibilities and duties:
  
- Directly coordinate ticket sales, group entry, program sales and Membership transactions and fulfillment at point of sale, including collecting payment, applying appropriate special offer, recording accurate guest and Member data, preparing and welcoming groups and printing and distributing Memberships.
- Lead by example, provide direct training and support to the Guest Experience team while promoting a positive work environment. Coordinate with all other departments to provide a safe, welcoming and effective box office, parking lot and attraction entrances.
- Enforce loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including variance reporting, finance reconciliation, and securing cash and currency.
- Assist with creation and maintenance of department policies and procedures manuals, job aides and resources and communications tools. Assist in delivery of initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement in customer service, sales, teambuilding, and messaging to guests and Members with goals of delivering a world-class service experience and creating a culture of exceptional service.
- Maintain integrity and precision of sales system and database records to ensure best information is available to fully assist guests and Members and coordinate with the call center for any immediate corrections needed for daily operation to continue.
- Monitor and report inventory levels and quality of stanchions, office supplies, wheelchairs, strollers, collateral, signage and other related operational needs.
- 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. Perform guest recovery as necessary to address concerns/issues and resolve conflicts that arise; take situations to department Manager on Duty as necessary.
- Work in the call center weekly and use the multi-line phone systems to interact with guests and use the point-of-sale and scheduling systems to sell tickets, memberships and special programs.
- Other duties as assigned
 
Education and Experience:
 
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- One or more years of management or leadership experience.
- Experience in area of admissions, sales, hospitality, retail or customer service preferred.
- Experience with museums, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venues preferred.
- Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with a POS system strongly preferred.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
- Excellent guest relation and interpersonal skills including conflict-resolution, team-building and interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences; and an outgoing, friendly personality.
- Strong organizational and communication skills, with high attention to detail. 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.
- Ability to complete complex data entry processes with speed and accuracy and effectively use Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to use multi-line phone system and multifaceted computer software systems.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the mission of Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member.
 
Additional Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Position is 40 hour/week (full time), hourly, with benefits.  Schedule is Thursday – Monday, but flexibility is required to meet business demands including working evenings, weekends, and holidays.  Must have reliable transportation.
- This position takes place in both indoors and outdoors. This position requires long periods of standing, sitting and walking. May be exposed to hot or cold weather conditions when working with parking machines.
- Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
 
Employee Benefits:
- Be a part of creating meaningful experiences, inspiration and lasting memories!
- Membership to the Cincinnati Museum Center
- Complimentary tickets to Featured Exhibits and OMNIMAX films
- Free parking at Cincinnati Museum Center
- Discounts at food and beverage locations and in gift shops
- Discounts on tours, programs and events
 
To apply, please click here

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Scenic Carpenter

Posted:
Oct 14, 2022

The ideal scenic carpenter is a skilled carpenter with knowledge of industry standard theatrical woodworking techniques.

The scenic carpenter can read and interpret construction drawings and decide, with help from the Scene Shop Manager, how to safely utilize the correct tools and techniques to complete the task.  The scenic carpenter is knowledgeable with basic stationary and portable power tools, as well as basic hand tools. 

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

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

Responsibilities:
- Work in the Scene Shop fabricating scenery for each production under the direction of the Technical Director.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the safe operation of power tools, scenic carpentry and theatrical rigging.
- Prep & load/unload trucks as needed. 
- Maintain an organized and clean work environment
- Report to the Scene Shop Manager with any questions or issues throughout the build
- Assist other departments when necessary

- Provide company with support for special events or projects as needed

Ideal Knowledge/Skills: 
- BA or equivalent in Theatre, or two years’ experience in scenic construction, or equivalent construction experience
- Must be comfortable working at heights and able to lift/carry 50lbs
- Proficiency with power tools, including, but not limited to: table saw, miter saw, jig saw, pneumatic staplers, hand routers, powered sanders
- Knowledge/experience in MIG welding, scenic painting, tool maintenance and theatrical rigging a plus
- Experience with automation, theatrical lighting and/or sound systems a plus
- Able to read and interpret construction draftings
- Self-motivated, positive, and passionate individual who loves the mission of TCT and can work with a team or independently with a safety-first mentality. 
- Excellent time management skills

- Valid driver’s license

Compensation/Benefits/Employment Details
- Annual Salary Range: $35,000-40,000
- Ideal Start date: November 7, 2022
- Housing is not provided.
- Health, vision, and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
- Generous PTO accrual based on years of service.
- Generous paid holiday schedule.

- Flexible schedule opportunities. 

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide-ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, identities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

TO APPLY: 

Qualified candidates should submit whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can come in the form of a video, cover letter/resume, portfolio, and/or demo reels. (Files should be less than 3MB in total, links are welcome). No phone calls, please.

Please submit materials and any references by October 27, 2022 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com. Subject Line: Scenic Carpenter 2022 

Cincinnati Ballet

Social Media Manager

Posted:
Oct 12, 2022
Position Title: Social Media Manager
Department: Marketing and Brand Strategy
Reports To: Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy
Direct Reports: 1-2
FLSA Status: Full-time, exempt
Created: October 2022

About Cincinnati Ballet
Cincinnati Ballet is a place to flourish, be creative, and be supported. We are an inclusive community, where people of all backgrounds work, learn, and create collaboratively, informed always by our organization’s mission – to enrich, expand, and excel in the art of dance through performance, a high-caliber academy, and impactful education and community engagement in local to global communities. Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works. Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage in programs that allow every person in the region to be part of the continued evolution of dance. Both on and off the stage, Cincinnati Ballet is defined by the collective work of a community of highly skilled creative minds. 

 

Position Summary

Cincinnati Ballet is looking for a full-time Social Media Manager (SMM) to join our organization. This position is a key role in a full-service creative services team that produces all internal and external marketing materials and collateral, ensuring brand consistency across the organization. We are Cincinnati Ballet’s storytellers. The team’s purpose is to communicate and elevate the brand through exceptional creative content. This team likes to have fun! We think out loud and translate ideas into memorable, impactful content.

What would your day look like…
As social media goes, our feeds are fun. Why? Because dance is beautiful and visual, our artistic staff and dancers are constantly creating click-worthy content for us to share. With such amazing videos, photos, and other media at our fingertips, the key measure of success is how our team shares this content to increase engagement across all platforms. The ideal candidate is an aggressive social media marketer who can strategize and maximize content delivery. The Ballet is anything but boring; Every day is different! Monday might mean spending time in the rehearsal studio with our dancers and creating clever posts for our IG story. Tuesday you may be helping create the social media strategy for our next season. Wednesday might be telling the story of a major donor’s contribution via a web blog and targeted social posts.  You will bring CB stories to life through content that is unexpected, colorful, meticulous, and always, on brand. This role is also responsible for monitoring the latest news and trends in the art form, as well as ballet’s evolving place in the world. 

Interaction:
The position will interact with all departments including Finance, Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Development, and Production.

Interpersonal Communication and Teamwork:
Listens well, shares work-related information is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing. Embraces a “yes” first attitude and demeanor.

Dependability and Punctuality:
The SMM must be able to prioritize work to meet deadlines and consistently follow through on projects and plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Help develop, implement, and coordinate social media strategy with the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy to align with organizational goals and objectives.
- Coordinate, schedule, create, and publish social media content for Cincinnati Ballet.
- Develop and implement website editorial calendar & social media calendar.
- Leverage analytic tools to provide reporting and insights, track and improve metrics, and influence strategy; Define most important social media KPIs and report on ROI to the executive team.
- Monitor emerging digital media behavior, social media trends, and technologies across the art form.
- Work collaboratively with key team members and other departments to build strong content and digital campaigns to best communicate brand stories and initiatives.
- Work closely with videographer, graphic designers, marketing coordinators, as well as artistic and production staff, to ensure content is informative, appealing, and reflects brand integrity.
- Monitor social media accounts activity and reply to comments and messages.
- Keeps supervisor aware of any situation that may require proactive management, i.e., situations that may attract positive or negative attention to the Ballet.
- Monitor accounts of dance and arts organizations nationally and local arts, non-profit, and community organizations to assist in message planning.
- Maintain and update website copy and content.
- Attend performances, rehearsals, and events as required to create real-time content.
- Coordinate staff and artist social media takeovers.
- Monitor activity and reply to comments and messages.
- Monitor accounts of select arts organizations nationally and local arts, non-profit, and community organizations to assist in message planning.
- Participate in regular content creation meetings.
- Maintain and update website copy and content.
- Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest website content optimization.

Key Professional Experience and Education
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in Marketing or a related field.
- 1-3 years of relevant experience in social media management.
- Excellent verbal and writing skills, as well as the ability to speak in the brand voice.
- Strong copywriting and proofreading skills.
- Familiarity with SEO, Google analytics, and keyword research.
- Competency with Word Press.
- Familiarity with web design and general design principles.
- Ability to take creative direction and constructive feedback from multiple stakeholders.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Desire to learn and master new skills.
- Exacting attention to detail as it applies to brand guidelines.
- At ease in a deadline-driven environment.
- Strong interpersonal skills and is capable of adapting to different environments and working well under pressure.
- Must be able to demonstrate good relationship-building skills and work as a positive and effective team player.
- Strong respect for diversity and inclusion.
- Great technical knowledge and computer literacy.
- Ability to work extended hours on consecutive days.
- Ability to work some nights and weekends.
- Experience with videography and photography – desirable.
- Experience with Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite – desirable.
- Familiarity with project management apps and software – desirable.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.
- Candidates must be fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC. Fully vaccinated means two weeks have elapsed after the completion of a primary series (meaning both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine).

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply, please click here.

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art are an inclusive space. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identification, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Commitment Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transforming our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, and all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Cincinnati Ballet

Associate Director of Marketing

Posted:
Oct 12, 2022
Position Title: Associate Director of Marketing
Department: Marketing and Brand Strategy
Reports To: Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy
Direct Reports: 1-4
FLSA Status: Full-time, exempt
Created: October 2022

About Cincinnati Ballet
Cincinnati Ballet is a place to flourish, be creative, and be supported. We are an inclusive community, where people of all backgrounds work, learn, and create collaboratively, informed always by our organization’s mission – to enrich, expand, and excel in the art of dance through performance, a high-caliber academy, and impactful education and community engagement in local to global communities. Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works. Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage in programs that allow every person in the region to be part of the continued evolution of dance. Both on and off the stage, Cincinnati Ballet is defined by the collective work of a community of highly skilled creative minds. 

Position Summary
Cincinnati Ballet is looking for a full-time Associate Director of Marketing (ADM) to join our organization. The ADM serves as the primary hub for communication and execution of marketing strategy across all CB departments to advance the brand.

Interaction:
The position will interact with all departments including Finance, Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Development, and Production.

Interpersonal Communication and Teamwork:
Listens well, shares work-related information is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing. Embraces a “yes” first attitude and demeanor.

Dependability and Punctuality:
The ADM must be able to prioritize work to meet deadlines and consistently follow through on projects and plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage the Marketing Department’s Project Management Platform (HIVE).
- Contribute to the development of brand innovation and communication strategies for CB’s reputation, and works closely with the design, media relations, and content strategy teams and external partners to support plans, content, and creative channels that build the brand.
- Support the Marketing Department's initiatives with the planning, executing, and tracking of CB marketing programs such as email, event, social media, and/or content marketing.
- Manage all external marketing vendor relationships, including advertisers, consultants, and photographers.
- Assist with marketing programs including email, social media, and content marketing for CB Events and CB merchandise.
- Manage CB’s website.
- Responsible for the creation and execution of all CB Mainstage Production programs, as well as the Company’s Annual Report.
- Route all content for ad campaigns, building signage, promotional materials, the CB website, and more.
- Evaluate and monitor campaign performance on an ongoing basis by analyzing key metrics and assist in creating comprehensive reports using Tessitura Database.
- Maintain an accurate filing, reporting, and invoicing system for all vendors, partners, and comply with general office procedures and work with finance on the reconciliation of all invoices and payments.
- Manage CB marketing relationships with fellow arts organizations including CAA, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Cincinnati Opera, among others.
- Work in conjunction with other teams, internal stakeholders, and external agencies and vendors to ensure consistent delivery of CB’s marketing strategies and campaigns that bring marketing tactics to life.
- Responsible for the design and build of CB’s display case.
- Act as a backup for front of house at the theater.
- Support the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy.
- Assist the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy with media requests.
- Represent the Marketing Department at inter-departmental meetings and work as a liaison with the Academy, Artistic, and Production teams.

Key Professional Experience and Education
- 5 years experience in marketing and project management preferred.
- Strong interpersonal skills and is capable of adapting to different environments and working well under pressure.
- Must be able to demonstrate good relationship-building skills and work as a positive and effective team player.
- Strong respect for diversity and inclusion.
- Great technical knowledge and computer literacy.
- Ability to work extended hours on consecutive days.
- Ability to work some nights and weekends.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.
- Candidates must be fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC. Fully vaccinated means two weeks have elapsed after the completion of a primary series (meaning both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine).

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply, please click here

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art are an inclusive space. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identification, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Commitment Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transforming our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, and all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Cincinnati Ballet

Vice President of Production

Posted:
Oct 12, 2022
Position Title: Vice President of Production
Department: Production 
Reports To: President and CEO, and Artistic Director
Direct Reports: 2-4
FLSA Status: Full-time, exempt
Created: October 2022

About Cincinnati Ballet:

Cincinnati Ballet is a place to flourish, be creative, and be supported. We are an inclusive community, where people of all backgrounds work, learn, and create collaboratively, informed always by our organization’s mission – to enrich, expand, and excel in the art of dance through performance, a high-caliber academy, and impactful education and community engagement in local to global communities. Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works. Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage in programs that allow every person in the region to be part of the continued evolution of dance. Both on and off the stage, Cincinnati Ballet is defined by the collective work of a community of highly skilled creative minds. 

Position Summary:

Cincinnati Ballet is looking for a full-time Vice President of Production (VPP) to join our organization. The VPP is responsible for the overall production quality of company performances and will oversee management in the execution of all aspects of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) productions, including, but not limited to, financial planning and oversight, contract administration, management of technical staff, logistical coordination, short and long- term strategies, and planning, and serving as liaison to all outside vendors. The VPP will oversee events operations management and related staff of the Michael and Margaret Valentine Center for Dance(Ballet Center), including Events, coordinate intra-departmental facilities scheduling, and ongoing studio needs maintenance and their attributes.

Interaction:
The position will interact with all departments including, Finance, Administration, Artistic, Academy, Education, Development, Marketing, Production, Stage Crew, and Wardrobe. This position will work with guest artists and union employees. The position will be the front-facing representative with all external venues regionally or on tour.

Interpersonal Communication and Teamwork:
Listens well, shares work-related information is open to others’ perspectives, work styles, and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops successful working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing. Embraces a “yes” first attitude and demeanor.

Dependability and Punctuality:
The VPP must be able to prioritize work to meet deadlines and consistently follow through on projects and plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervises Technical staff, Production Stage Manager, Associate Director of Events Costume Shop Manager, and all production-related personnel.
- Is responsible for the oversight of Events, and studio maintenance at the Ballet Center pertaining to floors, barres, audio, and adjunct electronics.
- Maintain and advise on the technical aspects of the Ballet Center. 
- Assures effective direction of all staff and contractors working on the production team; attentive to presenting the highest quality artistry within budget and with constant vigilance for safety.
- Is responsible for the preparation and upholding of all budgets, including productions and touring, events, building operations, and maintenance.
- Works with VP of Finance + CFO on Capital maintenance and budgeting for short and long- term efficiencies and operational lifespan.
- Is responsible for the preparation, upkeep, and timely dissemination of the season’s production calendar, events calendar, and studio maintenance schedules.
- Is responsible for the generation of contracts for technicians, union, and non-union staff, and coordinates as needed to support contracting of choreographers, designers, or guest artistic staff. Works with the VP of Human Resources to ensure all contracts are compliant.
- Work with the VP of Human Resources on the interpretation and negotiation of all union contracts.
- Is responsible for securing the rights and royalties as needed for various elements of production.
- Coordinates rentals (including some contract writing) for both CB’s use (costume, scenic, props, electrics, sound) and the use of CB’s holdings by outside groups.
- Coordinates rental and purchase of necessary supplies to support Ballet Center studio maintenance and outside venues.
- Is responsible for the coordination and management of facility rentals with outside groups.
- Is responsible for coordinating the oversight of the build and construction of costumes, scenery, and props as needed for performances.
- Manage and execute production requirements of CB’s Academy and CBII productions and showcases.
- Is responsible for coordinating theater transportation (shipping and trucking) of performance elements.
- Is responsible for coordinating in-theater schedules with the Artistic Director and Company Manager.
- Acts as the primary contact with all production venues to assure mutual needs are addressed and met.
- Oversees the coordination of load-in and load-out for all productions, including other departmental load-in needs.
- Helps support the Marketing and Patron Engagement Team with front-of-house technical requirements.
- Schedules and directs regular production meetings to assure thorough knowledge and communication among all necessary individuals.
- Oversees coordination of technical schedules.
- Is responsible for the oversight of the video and audio archives for CB.
- Is responsible for the oversight of maintenance of documentation and archival records (photos, lists, etc.) of sets and props in CB’s inventory for future company use and, or potential rentals.
- Oversees technical and production safety meetings.
- Serves as project manager for special projects as assigned by the President + CEO.
- Takes an active role in the strategic development of CB’s work.
- Attends in-house training and professional development sessions when needed.
- Works to encourage communication and a collaborative working environment.

Key Professional Experience and Education:
- BFA in Theatrical Production or a minimum of 10 years of experience managing and delivering production elements and workflow in a fast-paced environment.
- Ballet production experience is preferred.
- A diverse range of production experience in theatre, arts, and dance, is desirable.
- 5 years’ experience in event coordination and, or facilities rentals.
- Strong interpersonal skills and is capable of adapting to different environments and working well under pressure.
- Must be able to demonstrate good relationship-building skills and work as a positive and effective team player.
- Strong Respect for diversity and inclusion.
- Great technical knowledge and computer literacy.
- Ability to work extended hours on consecutive days.
- Ability to work nights and weekends (mandatory).

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
- To be considered for this position, candidates must be willing to complete a background check.
- Candidates must be fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC. Fully vaccinated means two weeks have elapsed after the completion of a primary series (meaning you’ve received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine).

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply, please click here.

AAP/EEO Statement:
Cincinnati Ballet believes our organization and our art is an inclusive space. We provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identification, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. We invite you to join us!

Diversity Commitment Statement
Dance is for everyone by everyone.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility move us.

Cincinnati Ballet is committed to transforming our company to be more reflective of the diversity in our communities onstage, backstage, and in our offices, studios, classrooms, and boardroom.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are foundational to the mission and values of Cincinnati Ballet. We welcome and celebrate cultural differences, and all socioeconomic backgrounds, and embrace our responsibility to provide and prioritize access, inclusion, and belonging.

We are passionate about creating art that is innovative, reflective, and accessible. We will continue to create a professional and educational environment that is a safe place for expression for anyone who intersects with our organization. Through our inclusive environment, we empower everyone to share their unique stories, points of view, and ideas as we continually learn, improve, and develop.

Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Administrative Manager

Posted:
Oct 11, 2022
TITLE: Administrative Manager 
FLSA STATUS: Non exempt part time 
SUPERVISOR: Executive Director 
SUPERVISES: dependent upon experience.
WORKS WITH: Executive Director, Program Directors, Vendors/Service Providers, Parents/Guardians/Families, Staff, and partner organizations
Supported by: two part-time office staff and interns 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Administrative Manager is the bridge between external and internal Wyoming Fine Arts Center Operations. The role does so by supporting the Executive Director and staff in the daily operations of the Wyoming Fine Arts Center (WFAC) through executing administrative and operational functions needed for the organization to reach its goals. The Administrative Manager serves as the first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders. These duties include writing and proofreading (correspondence, manuals, collateral, grants, eblasts, etc.), developing and supporting data systems management, generating reports (registration data, grants, etc.), conduct mailings and update internal procedural documents, process new hire paperwork, camp paperwork, manage contracts and vendors, and coordinate vendors and work orders for facility maintenance. In addition, the role serves the public/customers with high quality customer service in person on the phone, maintaining rosters, managing internal and external calendars, room scheduling and general office management. Accounting duties include establishing and maintaining systems, controls, and accounting records in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles. Collects and communicates financial data to outside agencies. Light accounting duties may include, invoicing, processing payments, coordinating payroll and accounts payable and receivable. Works as a team with part-time office staff to ensure registrations, rosters, website, and other operations run smoothly. 

Qualifications:  
- Three or more years in an administrative role or office management 
- Experience researching data management systems, managing, and interpreting data
- Familiar with QuickBooks and basic accounting functions and principles
-Advanced computer and keyboarding skills; advanced Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Adobe software. Proprietary software experience preferred
-Project management, logistics, scheduling, and document management skills, with high attention to detail.
- Exemplary organizational skills with the ability to prioritize concurrent projects with multiple departments.
- Ability to work as a team member and to work independently.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills  
- Exemplary relational skills to staff and funders.
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in verbal, print, and electronic communications.
- Experience in working in a nonprofit organization
- Fund development experience a plus  
- Experience with an arts organization is a plus 
- Supervisory experience a plus

Part-Time 25 - 30 hours week
Hourly Salary $20- $30/hr commensurate with experience
Please no calls: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@musicartdance.org
Position available until filled. Applicants should apply by Friday, November 4, 2022

The Wyoming Fine Arts Center is located in the historic downtown district of Wyoming, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. The building is a beautifully restored 1850's home that once served as the Wyoming Masonic Lodge for much of the 20th century. Since our founding in 1995, The Center has become one of the region’s premier community art centers.

Our mission is to educate, create experiences, and nurture appreciation in music and other creative and performing arts across all ages, races, abilities and backgrounds. We do this through excellence in teaching, creative programming, interdisciplinary experiences, community partnerships and engagement. Learn more about us at: www.musicartdance.org

WFAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access. Reflective of our strategic needs, we are proactively seeking a diverse applicant pool.
WFAC is funded in part by ArtsWave.

Artonomy Inc.

Creative Director

Posted:
Oct 11, 2022

The Creative Director of Artonomy Inc. will be responsible for curating artwork and coordinating projects through the creative design department. This requires taking a leadership role with an existing team of creative artists/designers. The Creative Director will manage project timelines while maintaining the Company’s high-quality control standards. This role will monitor the creative workflow for multiple projects from beginning to end. This process includes initial scoping and creative development through rounds of conceptual design execution, client reviews, and final delivery of approved, production-ready art files.

Responsibilities include:
-  Having the ability to curate artwork at an elevated level.
-  Serves as point of contact for clients regarding design and artwork project planning, scope definition, and creative execution.
-  Collect design & artwork project requirements and directive, briefing design team of scope of work & creative problem solving to meet client’s expectations.
-  Create and manage project presentation for clients
-  Manage project task lists, deadlines, and project tracking software.

-  Coordinate with internal Production & Purchasing Management to facilitate the release of approved artwork for production/fulfillment.

We feel you will be an excellent fit here if you:

Have a passion for Art, the capability of curating artwork at an elevated level and are a nonlinear thinker. It is important that you grasp a firm understanding of the Company’s vision, while maintaining a keen eye and attention to detail. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must. You will be dealing with multiple personal and outside sales representatives. This requires flexibility, collaboration and the ability to engage when appropriate. You must be disciplined, possess superior time management skills and be deadline driven.

Job Requirements:
-  Art curation and a passion for art.
-  2 plus years of project management experience with design or creative departments.
-  2 plus years of managing team members in a collaborative environment.
-  Fine Art or Interior Design background preferred.
-  Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field.
-  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
-  Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
-  Excellent organizational skills & ability to multitask
-  Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
-  Creative writing experience is a plus.

 

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

Memor Studio

Studio Manager

Posted:
Oct 10, 2022
Memor Studio is a locally based mosaic studio with international reach. We are looking for a studio manager to lead our small team with operational, organizational, and production tasks. Our studio is currently located in downtown Cincinnati.

Requirements
 
The ideal candidate will have:
- 3+ years of managerial experience
- Be highly organized. Able to create lists for others and work from lists given. Help keep processes organized and efficient.
- Be able to prioritize a variety of tasks and delegate tasks to others. Uses deadlines to strategize and plan daily and weekly schedules.
- Be emotionally mature and bring an energetic and positive attitude helping to motivate our team. Works well with others collaboratively and shows empathy.
- Have high attention to detail and accuracy. Sets high standards for self.
- Adaptability in dynamic work environment and willingness to easily shift between tasks and roles.
- Self-starter that can use creative problem-solving skills to tackle daily problems without oversight.
- Is comfortable running errands, can lift 40 lbs. Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time if necessary.
- Be punctual. Be able to show up on time and manage working hours effectively.
- Must be currently living in and based full time in Cincinnati, Ohio
- Must have your own means of transportation (car).
- Knowledge of Google Drive and Gmail, Photoshop, Notion, and previous small business experience is not required but is a plus. Having your own laptop computer is a plus.


Duties
 
Management, training, and hiring
Directs, supervises, and motivates our small team on daily basis. Leading from a place of confidence and compassion. Responsible for helping to train and manage other employees. Helping to ensure product quality standards are met through quality control and providing feedback both formal and informal. Adheres to and helps to enforce company standards with integrity.

Customer communication
Handles main inbox and customer communication including but not limited to customer service questions, product inquiries, order changes, shipping quotes, collaboration inquiries.

Inventory and Supply Ordering
-Responsible for keeping website inventory accurate and estimating supply inventory for ordering. Ordering commonly used studio materials. Able to use foresight to predict studio needs.

Project Planning
Responsible for creating a schedule for projects working alongside our production team and delegating tasks to other employees. Creates monthly, weekly, and daily schedules that reflect turnaround and ship times so that orders go out on time.

Growth and development
Help to identify ways to improve and grow Memor. Provides regular feedback on studio organization, procedures, and changes for improvement. Takes initiative to implement improvements. Comes with ideas to weekly meeting with creative director. Provides regular feedback to employees for growth and development. Identifies resources for growth and development. Maintains knowledge of brand direction, company policies, and market awareness.
All Hands on Deck

As a small business that is continually evolving and growing, this role may include responsibilities or tasks not mentioned in this job description.

Pay and Benefits

Benefits
⁃ 10 days PTO, 5 days paid sick leave
⁃ Flexible work environment
⁃ Yearly bonus
⁃ Eligible for a contract
- Dynamic and relaxed work environment with room for growth

Hours and Pay
- Starting/Training salary $20 per hour. Eligible for salary after a full time schedule is maintained for established period of time. Regular performance reviews. Contract eligible after 1 year.
⁃ Works approximately 35 hours a week, Monday- Friday 10am-5pm

Application Materials
 
Please research the brand before you apply. Please only apply if you meet above qualifications and send the following materials below to maxine@shopmemor.com.
 
- Resume/CV
- 3 references
- Portfolio (if applicable)
- Links to social media/ website (if applicable)
- Cover letter explaining your relevant work experience and background and how your skills translate to the needs of this role, management style, and what you can uniquely bring to the position.
 
Hiring Process
 
Candidates of interest will be contacted for an interview. Following the interview candidate’s references will be contacted, please confirm with your references before adding to the application.

Truist Arena

Accounting Coordinator

Posted:
Sep 8, 2022
POSITION: Accounting Coordinator 
DEPARTMENT: Finance
REPORTS TO: Director of Finance
FLSA STATUS: Full time, Salaried, Exempt

Summary
ASM, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Accounting Coordinator position at Truist Arena (formally known as BB&T Arena). The Accounting Coordinator administers and manages daily activities of the accounting function at the facility by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Assists in the implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, and/or payroll in compliance with State and Federal law, and ASM policies and procedures.
- Prepares and performs bank reconciliations.
- Create and enter Journal Entries.
- Verifies and checks the accuracy of general ledger coding.
- Prepares and performs Accounts Receivable functions included but not limited to invoicing and deposits.
- Prepares and performs Accounts Payable functions included but not limited to input, acquiring approval and maintaining files.
- Maintains general ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable,  operating expenses, and insurance records.
- Monitors and tracks all vendor contracts and insurance requirements.
- Tracks progress of all deposits due as provided by contract.
- Must be able to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

- Other tasks within the finance department maybe assigned.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience
- Two years college level business classes including accounting or finance courses, however any combination of education and work experience providing the required abilities and knowledge for successful performance is acceptable.
- Understanding of accounting principles.
- Experience using Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
- Experience with Sage or Peachtree accounting software is preferred.

Skills and Abilities
- Discretion in dealing with confidential and delicate materials and information.
- Demonstrate effective organizational skills and ability to mulit-task.
- Excellent knowledge of general and cost accounting
- Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures
- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational ability 
- Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information is required.
- Must be able to pass criminal and credit background check.
Other Skills and Abilities
- Ability to work under limited supervision and to interact with all levels of staff including management.
- Ability to work irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include day, evening, weekends, and holidays
- Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines
- Must have professional attitude and appearance

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for review of statistical and other financial records and information.

Note
The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

 

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Design & Production Associate

Posted:
May 2, 2022
Job Description

Compensation:      $40,000 per year
Starting Date:         Flexible, as early as 7/1/22

Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a 99 seat contemporary theatre company heading into our 25th season, seeks a passionate, energized candidate to join its small and mighty team of full time employees as Design and Production Associate, with a focus on Scenic Art and Props Design.  As a small company, Know’s staff is composed of artists who all wear multiple hats, and the most successful candidates will have an interest in making theatre as generalists alongside their specialties.

Know Theatre is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible. In order to achieve this mission, we require that all potential staff members and volunteers hold a strong commitment to anti-racism and oppression work and education. To learn more about our Anti-Racism Action Plan please visit: https://www.knowtheatre.com/action-plan/

As one of only a handful of theatres around the country led by a designer, the team at Know Theatre prides itself on the production values it can achieve on a limited budget.

The Know produces 5-8 MainStage productions per season on a year round schedule, along with several smaller scale Second Stage productions and special events.

The Know also produces the annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, a 14 day festival with pop up venues throughout our historic neighborhood, Over-the-Rhine.

Know Theatre believes that budgets are moral documents and a public summary of our current annual budget is available here


Overview

The Design & Production Associate Position at Know Theatre encompasses responsibilities that bridge a number of traditional theatrical jobs.  

These responsibilities can be broken down into several categories.
- Scenic Charge
- Props Designer
- Associate Scenic Designer
- Technician
The Design & Production Associate is also responsible for fulfilling duties some of which are shared by all company members, which shall be noted as Company Duties.

Specific Duties

Duties under each of these categories include, but are not limited to, the following.

Scenic Charge
- Is responsible for paint and surface treatment on all scenic elements
- Creates paint samples for approval by Scenic Designers and the Artistic Director
- Is responsible for carving or otherwise sculpting scenic elements such as stone, tree bark, etc. as well as all necessary surface texturing
- Mixes all color
- Applies protective coatings where necessary
- Coordinates and supervises any additional paint staff
- Maintains the safety, order, and cleanliness of all paint areas
- Maintains all paint equipment
- Instructs stage management and running crew in the proper care and maintenance of finished surfaces.
- Creates a touch up kit for use during the run of the show
- Provides touch up to scenery and props as needed, when it falls outside of the scope of the Stage Manager’s skill set.

Properties Designer
- Collaborates with Director, Scenic Designer and Stage Management to create and update prop lists for all MainStage and SecondStage productions. 
- Works directly with directors and Scenic Designer to establish priorities and keep expenditures within predetermined time and budget constraints based on approved final designs. 
- Determines or approves approaches, procedures, and techniques to create or acquire all hand props, furniture, and set dressing for the production.  
- Conducts research and development of unusual properties concepts. Facilitates the creation of prototypes for rehearsals and/or production meetings as necessary.
- Pulls from storage, purchases, rents, borrows, or builds all props as needed.
- Schedules and coordinates properties load-in for the production, communicating with stage crew and stage management regarding instructions and expectations. 
- Responds to stage management communication regarding props issues as needed.
- Advises stage crew regarding maintenance and repair of props as needed. 
- Schedules and coordinates properties strike, ensuring responsible return of borrowed/loaned props. 
- Maintains accurate records of expenditures and responsibly handles purchasing funds. 
- Coordinates furniture rental, borrow, or acquisition in conjunction with the technical director.
- Maintains property stock and storage
- Attends all production meetings

Associate Designer
- Works with Resident Scenic Designer on each show to realize and execute designs.
- Prepares additional drawings/renderings as necessary for productions.
- As associate designer, the Design and Production Associate is empowered to interpret drawings and paint treatments to successfully realize the designs onstage.
- Opportunities for a MainStage Scenic design each season, and additional second stage design opportunities as interested.
- Contributes graphic design work for marketing and web applications throughout the season.
- Helps coordinate lobby and graphic design for the annual Fringe Festival
- Opportunity to take the lead graphic design role on the annual Fringe guide.

Technician
- Serves as an additional carpenter as available.
- May serve as technician on Second Stage productions as needed.
- Serves as a Venue Technician during the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

Company Duties
- May serve as House Manager, Box Officer, technician, and/or bartender as available/needed.
- Participates in facilities cleanup and maintenance as needed.
- Along with the rest of staff, participates in the season selection process.

Specific duties may be altered based on the candidate's skill set and interest.

Compensation
- This is a full time salaried position at $769.23 per week, paid bi-monthly 
($40,000 annually).
- Health insurance coverage is available through Know Theatre’s group plan.
- Each full time Know Theatre employee is accorded 2 weeks of vacation per fiscal year, along with additional company-wide holidays. Vacation is scheduled as can be accommodated by KTC’s production schedule.
- Company housing may be available for out of town candidates

Work Hours

While long weeks can be expected during tech time, Know Theatre as an organization is committed to finding ways to maintain reasonable work schedules, offering the flexibility to work fewer hours between production periods.

Over the past three seasons, the Design and Production Associate has worked an average of 47 hours per week. Our ongoing target is for every employee to work an average of 45 hours per week or fewer.

Qualifications

- Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, including anti-racism and anti-oppressive work and education.
- Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in technical theatre and/or theatrical design, or equivalent educational or professional experience.
- Experience in scenic art and props construction
- Expertise in a wide variety of paint and surface treatment techniques.
- Experience with Vectorworks and/or Autocad
- Excellent technical and budget management skills.
- Familiarity with sound and lighting equipment and consoles.
- Proficiency with standard office software
- Clear and effective communicator, both written and verbal. Ability to work independently or collaboratively with designers, directors and other staff.
- Experience in managing crews.
- Theatrical background and understanding of the theatrical process.
- Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must have the ability to plan projects and work independently.
- Demonstrates a commitment to open communication and to the value of teamwork in problem solving
- Understands the time commitment of the technical rehearsal process in a regional theatre setting, which requires weekend and evening hours. Can manage time effectively to balance workload between heavier weeks during tech and quieter periods between productions.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs and handle extensive standing, walking, and step-climbing.
- High level of comfort on ladders
- Possession of a valid Driver’s license.

Know Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Our work and the artists who make it should reflect the diversity of our community and the world around us. Applicants from all backgrounds are both welcomed and encouraged to apply.

For questions or to apply, please send a cover letter, a resume with references, and a representative sample of production and design work to jobs@knowtheatre.com

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Resident Stage Manager

Posted:
May 2, 2022
Job Description

Compensation:      $40,000 per year
Starting Date:         7/1/22

Overview
Know Theatre of Cincinnati, a 99 seat contemporary theatre company heading into our 25th season, seeks a passionate, energized candidate to join its small and mighty team of full time employees as Resident Stage Manager. As a small company, Know’s staff is composed of artists who all wear multiple hats, and the most successful candidates will have an interest in making theatre as generalists alongside their specialties.

Know Theatre is Cincinnati’s Theatrical Playground. The Know showcases unexpected voices, new works, and plays that embrace the inherent theatricality of the live experience. 

Know Theatre seeks to be a place where artists and audiences feel welcome to take artistic risks, creating work that is cutting edge and accessible. In order to achieve this mission, we require that all potential staff members and volunteers hold a strong commitment to anti-racism and oppression work and education. To learn more about our Anti-Racism Action Plan please visit: https://www.knowtheatre.com/action-plan/

As one of only a handful of theatres around the country led by a designer, the team at Know Theatre prides itself on the production values it can achieve on a limited budget.

The Know produces 5-8 MainStage productions per season on a year round schedule, along with several smaller scale Second Stage productions and special events.

The Know also produces the annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, a 14 day festival with pop up venues throughout our historic neighborhood, Over-the-Rhine.

Know Theatre believes that budgets are moral documents and a public summary of our current annual budget is available here

Stage Management at Know Theatre

The Resident Stage Manager position at Know Theatre is responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive rehearsal and performance environments for MainStage theatre productions, in partnership with the director of each show and the staff of the Know. 

In addition, this full-time, salaried position with benefits includes additional responsibilities supporting the Second Stage series of experimental works, the annual CincinnatI Fringe Festival, and general duties shared by all members of our dynamic administrative and production team.

A successful candidate will share a love of new plays, be a creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and within a team, have experience in both the rehearsal room and in performance settings, will prioritize open and honest communication, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment with both resident team members and guest artists.

Job Specifications

The Resident Stage Manager (RSM) position at Know Theatre includes responsibilities that extend beyond the scope of traditional stage management positions. These responsibilities can be broken down into several categories.
 
-  General 
- MainStage
- Second Stage 

- Fringe Festival support
- Inclusion in strategic/Season Planning processes 
Compensation

This is a full-time salaried, overtime exempt position at $769.23 per week, paid bi-monthly  ($40,000 annually).  Find out more about Cincinnati’s cost of living here

Health insurance coverage is available through Know Theatre’s group plan.

Each full time Know Theatre employee is accorded 2 weeks of vacation per fiscal year, along with additional company-wide holidays. Vacation is scheduled as can be accommodated by KTC’s production schedule.

Company housing may be available for out of town candidates

Work Hours

The standard rehearsal week during MainStage productions is 30 hours per week (6 days of 5 hour rehearsals), with the possibility of additional rehearsal hours during tech weekend.We have pivoted from the traditional “10/12” tech rehearsal model toward a more balanced approach to “tech week,” generally using one 8 of 10 and one straight 6 rehearsal for our tech days. During production weeks and the Fringe Festival, weekly hours may exceed 50 - 60 hours per week - but, the company offers flexible hours between production processes as needed.


Over the last three seasons, the RSM worked an average of 46 hours per week. Our ongoing target is for every employee to work an average of 45 hours per week or fewer.

Specific Duties

Duties of the Resident Stage Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

General
- Responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive rehearsal environments, in partnership with the director of each show and the leadership and staff of the Know.
- Responsible for maintaining the artistic integrity of performances as established in the rehearsal process by the director, actors, designers, and technical staff.
- Facilitates communication between the cast & heads of other departments throughout the rehearsal and performance process.
- Keeps such records as are necessary to advise the Producer on matters of attendance, time, health benefits, or other matters relating to the rights of Equity members. 
- Maintains discipline as provided in the Equity Constitution, By-Laws and Rules where required, appealable in every case to Actors’ Equity.
- Prepares and maintains a clean and functional rehearsal space and stage environment, including dressing rooms.
- Coordinates and schedules volunteer shifts for Assistant Stage Managers on a show by show basis.
- Coordinates with House Management during performances to ensure timeliness and efficiency in opening seating areas, curtain times, accessibility needs, and general audience navigation. 
- Assists Technical Director and admin team in navigating necessary COVID-19 health protocols with regard to actor, director, and crew safety.

MainStage - Pre-Production
- Prepares calendars (rehearsal, tech, and performance), paperwork templates, and prompt book in advance of first rehearsal.
- Prepares the rehearsal hall in advance of rehearsal. This includes, but is not limited to: taping out the ground plan, setting up tables & chairs, and preparing the hospitality table. 
- Assembles and maintains the Prompt Book which is defined as the accurate playing text and stage business, together with such cue sheets, plots, daily records, etc., as are necessary for the actual technical and artistic operation of the production. 
- Responsible for pulling rehearsal props from theatre stock, and maintaining their functionality. 
- Responsible for scheduling & running production meetings.
- Recruits ASMs as needed from local educational programs and the wider community based upon the needs of a production.


MainStage - Rehearsals/During Run
- Responsible for the calling of all rehearsals, whether before or after opening, and arrival times for actors and crew during performances.
- Responsible for maintaining the timely execution of rehearsals, including breaks (according to Actors Equity rules), work lists as agreed upon with the Director, and rehearsal endings.
- Works with the Marketing team to schedule photo calls and promotional video recordings as needed, based on what the rehearsal schedule can accommodate.
- If there is no Assistant Stage Manager for all or part of the rehearsal & performance periods, the RSM assumes the duties of the ASM. This includes, but is not limited to: tracking of all actors, props & costumes; creating backstage run paperwork, etc. 
- Performs dimmer check and sound/video tests before performances, and troubleshoots any issues before contacting other technical personnel.
- Performs wardrobe maintenance and laundry duties as noted by the Resident Costume Designer.
- Assists cast members into any complicated costume pieces or makeup effects that they cannot do by themselves as noted by the Resident Costume Designer.
- Acts as Fight Captain & facilitates fight call as needed during all rehearsals and prior to performances unless the Fight Choreographer is in attendance. A cast member may be assigned as Fight Captain; the RSM will work with this cast member to facilitate fight calls to maintain the integrity of fight choreography throughout a performance run. 
- Assumes active responsibility for maintaining the form and discipline of rehearsal and performance.
- Responsible for the execution of sound, lighting, and projection cues for all performances, as rehearsed and defined during the technical rehearsal period.
- In the event a production must take place off-site or in a touring capacity, RSM has responsibility of documenting processes for show set-up and strike in each off-site location, and will take the lead in executing set-up and strike for each performance.
- Maintains the artistic intentions of the Director and the Producer after opening, to the best of their ability, including calling correctional rehearsals of the company when necessary and preparation of the Understudies, Replacements, Extras and Supers, when and if the Director and/or Producer declines this prerogative.

Second Stage 
- Coordinates Guest Stage Managers for SecondStage productions. 
- Assists with pre-production items, such as calendar building, promotional material scheduling, etc., as needed by the particular production.

Fringe Festival 
- Serves as Associate Production Manager for the Fringe Festival in coordination with Production Manager, including
 - Assisting with managing the Festival technical calendar
 - Scheduling offsite rehearsal and performance spaces
 - Preparing venue tech kits for all offsite venues
- Serves as Venue Tech for the Know Theatre Mainstage space 
- Assists with Fringe After Hours post-performance series as needed. This may include working with other Know team members to prepare the Underground space.

Inclusion in Strategic/Season Planning
- Assists in setting the season production calendar.
- Assists in maintaining a calendar of space usage throughout Know Theatre’s rehearsal and performance spaces.
- Along with the rest of staff, participates in the season selection process.

Additional Responsibilities
- Encouraged to attend any internal or external events as available
- May assist in answering phones during regular office hours when available.
- Participates in facilities cleanup and maintenance as needed.

These duties may be altered at the discretion of RSM’s supervisors (Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Operations & Company Manager) and with the agreement of RSM, based upon the needs of the company, and the particular skill set of RSM.

Qualifications

- Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, including anti-racism and anti-oppressive work and education.
- Bachelor’s Degree in stage management, technical theatre, or equivalent educational or professional experience.
- Expertise in creating and maintaining stage management paperwork and documentation (reports, calls, run sheets, etc). 
- Ability to run efficient rehearsals, meetings, and performances. 
- Strong sense of emotional intelligence or “taking the temperature of the room”, the ability to identify potential problems and address them in a safe and effective manner.
- Experience in running safety calls and procedures
- Ability to remain calm and collected in stressful situations, especially if faced with emergencies where procedures must be followed to maintain the safety of those in the theatre. 
- Familiarity with sound and lighting equipment and consoles.
- Proficiency with standard office software
- Clear and effective communicator, both written and verbal. Ability to work independently or collaboratively with designers, directors and other staff.
- Experience in managing crews.
- Theatrical background and understanding of the theatrical process.
- Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must have the ability to plan projects and work independently.
- Demonstrates a commitment to open communication and to the value of teamwork in problem solving
- Understands the time commitment of the technical rehearsal process in a regional theatre setting, which requires weekend and evening hours. Can manage time effectively to balance workload between heavier weeks during tech and quieter periods between productions.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs and handle extensive standing, walking, and step-climbing.
- Possession of a valid Driver’s license or reliable transportation.

Know Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.  Our work and the artists who make it should reflect the diversity of our community and the world around us. Applicants from all backgrounds are both welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Application Process
To be considered for the Resident Stage Manager position, please submit your current resume, a list of references, and a representative sample of stage management paperwork to jobs@knowtheatre.com.

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Specialist, Guest Services FT

Posted:
Apr 27, 2022
NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER, 50 FREEDOM WAY, CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202
Position: Specialist, Guest Services FT
Reports to: Manager of Guest Relations and Group Sales
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Full-Time – Hourly) $13.00  
Department: Guest Services   
 
Position Summary
Guest Services is our front facing staff for greeting guests and welcoming them to The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The Guest Services Specialist is responsible for ticket sales and answering questions from guests in person and over the phone.  Additionally, the Guest Services Specialist leads though providing legendary service to all guests. Guest Services works closely with the public to identify and anticipate their needs and assist visitors with questions and comments.

Responsibilities (not all-inclusive)
- Operate POS register system for ticket sales, group check-in, program sales and membership transactions.
- Operate a multi-line phone system.
- Greet museum guests and share information both over the phone and in-person to a wide variety of age groups.
- Quickly and intuitively respond to guest inquiries and issues.
- Check-in groups and assist with museum orientations.
- Ensure quality experiences are presented to visitors.
- Perform museum opening and closing procedures in regards to security and maintenance.
- Update and maintain Guest Experience Manuals.
- Develop relationships with local businesses and organizations.
- Maintain working knowledge of museum exhibitions – current and upcoming.
- Maintain integrity and accountability as well as high standards of safety and security.
- Participate in Interpretation, Implicit Bias, Siriusware and other trainings as assigned.
- Suggestively sell memberships to guests.
- Adhere to NURFC mission and EPIC Standards and Behaviors.
- Recognize opportunities of growth and address challenges.

Education and Experience:
- College Graduate or high school graduate with equivalent experience. History, Arts, and Communication degrees/background a plus
- Demonstrated customer service experience
- Previous cash handling experience and experience with a POS sales system a plus
- Experience with Microsoft Office

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent customer service 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.
- 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.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
 
Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
 
 
Updated 3/2022
 

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Development Associate

Posted:
Apr 21, 2022
Development Associate
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: May 15, 2022. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Development Associate who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for our 2022 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s 8th annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 6 weeks, July 18 through August 29, 2022.

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

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

COVID protocols: Staff safety is paramount to the CCO. We have a very small staff and work out of the Aronoff Center. This position, in order to answer the organization’s main phone line, will be required to work out of the office. The CCO follows all COVID cleaning and safety protocols as laid out by the Aronoff Center, including daily office cleanings. We also have rigorous COVID protocols we are creating for all CCO events.

Associates report to Executive Director.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:
- Assist Executive Director and Communications Director with a variety of tasks to help connect with donors during the 2021 festival, including but not limited to:
- Coordinate and manage onsite donor meet and greets
- Organize and run onsite donor photoshoots
- Manage distribution of donor thank you gifts
- Assist with fundraising programs during our summer festival, including (as safe) donor events, dinners and fundraisers
- Development copywriting, proofing and editing
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Experience working in philanthropic departments or positions, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software, such as Spektrix, a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating in this internship, you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts philanthropy and donor management.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to info@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Development Associate. 

Contact:
Ralf Ehrhardt
info@ccocincinnati.org

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015 and celebrated its 45th anniversary season in 2019. The Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

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