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  • Museum Educator - Bilingual

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Bilingual Museum Educator to develop and facilitate enriching, play-based educational programming for school groups.

    Position:  Museum Educator - Bilingual                         
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt; Full-time, 40 hours per week
    Schedule:  Monday-Friday, with occasional holiday, weekend and evening hours as needed                        
    Rate:  $14/hr                                    
    Open: October 31, 2017                                 
    Close: November 13, 2017                                  

    Responsibilities and Essential Function

    • Develop and facilitate engaging, developmentally-appropriate educational programs for school groups, community outreach and special events
    • Translate program curricula and deliver educational programs for children PreK-Grade 3 in Spanish and to Dual Language Learners.
    • Manage supplies, resources and budget for school programs
    • Serve as a customer service ambassador on the Museum floor by welcoming and engaging guests, answering questions and explaining exhibit features
    • Respond appropriately and promptly to visitor concerns or complaints, and communicate with other staff as needed to ensure issues are resolved
    • Clean and reset exhibits during opening/closing times and throughout the day
    • Collaborate with colleagues in Education and other departments on projects
    • Provide support for special events, and for Museum volunteers and Education department interns
    • Handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence
    • Drive to and from off-site programs

    Job Requirements

    • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and current proof of insurance
    • Pass a motor vehicle inquiry to drive company vehicles
    • At least 18 years of age
    • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
    • Ability to lift up to 40lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours); other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, reaching, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty

    Qualifications

    • Engaging, dynamic presentation and teaching skills
    • Knowledge of experiential education approaches
    • Minimum of six months experience of training or employment in early childhood education or child development; early childhood teaching experience preferred
    • Informal education, theater or performance experience desirable
    • Flexible, energetic and strong work ethic
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills
    • Fluent Spanish proficiency, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills
    • College degree required; concentration in relevant field preferred

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Sarah McManus
    School Programs Manager
    SarahM@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Museum Educator - Bilingual.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Grounds Specialist, part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Grounds Specialist to ensure the campus is in great condition and is welcoming to guests in the morning.

    Position:  Grounds Specialist
    FLSA Status: 
    Non-exempt
    Schedule:
     Part-time, 20 hours/week; Flexible schedule, TBD; additional hours may be required for events and special projects
    Rate:
      $11 per hour
    Open
    :  December 2, 2017
    Close
    :  When position is filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Function

    • Operate leaf blower to clear all walkways, driveway and plaza
    • Power wash patio tables, walkways and equipment
    • Campus and park trash pick-up
    • Snow removal
    • Weed pulling and spraying
    • Landscape material maintenance and replacement
    • Irrigation oversight and general watering
    • Lawn mowing and trimming
    • Support routine light and filter changes
    • Special projects as needed including general repairs and daily maintenance needs throughout the Museum
    • Shipping & Receiving oversight and coordination
    • General painting and touch-ups

    Job Requirements

    • Familiarity with small machines, i.e. mowers, blowers, chainsaw, string trimmer etc.
    • Must be able to work with basic tools i.e. hand tools, landscaping tools, drills, ladders etc.
    • Basic understanding of landscaping and irrigation systems
    • Confident and motivated self starter with an eye for quality and detail
    • Ability to communicate with staff, volunteers and guests in a direct and respectful manner
    • Bilingual Spanish preferred
    • Ability to pass a background check
    • Must be able to lift, load and unload equipment and supplies, up to 60lbs
    • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
    • Ability to work predominately outside and in potentially hot, cold or wet weather conditions

    To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

    Francisco Ocampo
    Associate Director of Facilities
    CiscoO@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Ground Specialist/Maintenance Tech.” No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

  • Venue Sales Manager

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Venue Sales Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the Museum’s venue sales program.

    Position:  Venue Sales Manager                                      
    FLSA Status:  Exempt
    Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, weekends and evenings as necessary
    Rate:  Based on experience                                    

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Develop, manage, sell, staff and facilitate all efforts related to the Museum’s Venue Sales program
    • Create and maintain meaningful community relationships and cultivate new clients through ongoing networking and participation in industry related organizations
    • Maintain reservation priorities and conflict free scheduling
    • Manage and supervise support staff as needed
    • Meet or exceed established budget goals
    • Develop and manage budgets for the program’s effective operation
    • Negotiate contractual agreements and associated billings, obligations, schedules and commitments
    • Database maintenance related to venue rentals
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

    Job Requirements

    • Assertive, team oriented, creative, high energy, outgoing, calm and flexible attitude a must
    • Relevant sales, negotiation and promotional experience
    • Experience in special events, rentals, marketing or other related areas preferred
    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Ability to multitask in an ever-changing environment
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Basic computer operation, including database experience and MS Office
    • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Speak, read and write English fluently, bilingual preferred
    • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds  as needed to stage events with tables, chairs and other equipment
    • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non-profits preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Event staffing and volunteer supervision and scheduling

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Lori Hall
    Human Resources
    LoriH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Venue Sales Manager.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

  • Clay Technician, part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment. 

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Clay Technician who provides exceptional customer service and creates an inviting space to play with clay while also managing and firing the Museum’s kilns.

    Position:  Clay Technician
    FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
    Schedule:  Part-time, 16 hours; this position requires weekend availability
    Open:  December 9, 2017
    Close:  Open until filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions
    • Collaborate with Art Program Coordinator on delivering a rich and engaging Clay Studio experience for all visitors
    • Assist with daily set-up, cleaning and operation of the Clay Studio
    • Manage flow of clay through the Clay Studio
    • Work alongside the Art Program Coordinator to envision, develop and implement clay-related programs for workshops, birthday parties and special events
    • Maintain a clear and accurate inventory of materials for the Clay Studio
    • Manage tracking and payment records for guests
    • Model appropriate Clay Studio expectations to Museum floor staff and volunteers
    • Clearly communicate and model Museum’s mission, policies and programs to the public, including technical information of working with clay and the operations of the Clay Studio
    • Oversee all kiln firing, including scheduling, loading and unloading, for Clay Studio and other clay-related programs, and provide updates to staff as needed
    • Maintain kiln room and equipment (electric kilns, pug mill, etc)

    Job Requirements

    • Strong commitment to customer service
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident  manner
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, solve problems, respond to change, follow through on tasks and make decisions
    • At least one year experience working with children and/or families
    • Fluent English proficiency; writing and public speaking skills, bilingual Spanish preferred
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time in a studio environment
    • Ability to lift and move supplies, up to 50 pounds
    • At least one year experience working in a fast-paced, high traffic clay studio operation preferred
    • Extensive training and expertise of clay and ceramic processes; knowledge of safety procedures related to the firing of kilns preferred
    • Experience developing art education programs preferred

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:
    Salim Khoury
    Art Program Coordinator
    salimk@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Clay Technician.”  No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     
  • Café Prep Lead

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time Café Prep Lead to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum. 

    Position:  Café Prep Lead
    FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
    Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours per week
    Sunday & Monday, OFF
    Tuesday - Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm
    Saturday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
    Available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and additional hours as needed.
    Rate:  $12/hour – Non-negotiable
    Open:  October 17, 2017
    Close:  Open until filled                                

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Help prepare and package quality food for the Café while maintaining all food health and safety requirements
    • Follow opening and closing procedures while maintaining safe food handling protocols
    • Accurately operate Café cash registers and assist customers by processing payments and purchases according to Museum standards
    • Oversee quality assurance to ensure guest service standards are being met or exceeded within all Café operations
    • Actively assist in loss prevention measures to minimize waste
    • Follow Museum policies and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment
    • Maintain knowledge of inventory and POS systems
    • Participate in intake and data updates in inventory tracking system as communicated by Café Manager
    • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events and exhibit schedules
    • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve overall guest experience
    • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
    • Offer input and assist in implementing new menu items
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Physical requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of this position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
    • Requires a ONE year minimum of food preparation experience
    • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
    • High School diploma or equivalent required, culinary degree preferred
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Must abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills; bilingual preferred
    • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, and able to work well with a motivated team

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Ray Wilson
    Café Manager
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    RayW@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Café Prep Lead.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

     

  • Retail Associate, part-time - two openings

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has two openings for Retail Associates to ensure seamless operations of the Museum Café and Gift Shop and a positive experience for all members and guests.

    Position:  Retail Associate                                   
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule:  Two positions available
    Position A
    Part-time, 20 hours/week: Sunday – Tuesday, OFF; Wednesday, 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm; Friday, OFF; Saturday, 10 am – 5:30 pm
    Position B
    Part-time, 22 hours/week: Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm; Monday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Tuesday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Wednesday & Thursday, OFF; Friday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, OFF
    Rate:   $11/hr - Non-negotiable                                    
    Open:  November 1, 2017                        
    Close:  Position open until filled                        

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Ensure retail areas are clean, organized and safe for guests
    • Follow opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk operations
    • Prepare merchandise for the retail sales floor and maintain specified visual standards
    • Acknowledge and greet all guests, and handle inquiries as needed
    • Operate Gift Shop and Café cash registers and assist customers by processing all payments and purchases according to Museum standards
    • Prevent potential loss by communicating issues with management
    • Ensure lobby area, Gift Shop, Café and front desk are clean and orderly
    • Follow Museum policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment
    • Maintain knowledge of RMS and Altru merchandise point of sale systems
    • Participate in inventory counts and data updates in RMS and Altru systems, as communicated by the Associate Director of Guest Services
    • Accurately answer guest questions regarding all aspects of the Museum
    • Communicate with guests to ensure customer service issues are effectively addressed
    • Report accidents and assist children or parents who are lost
    • Answer and direct incoming calls
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment.  This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching
    • Ability to communicate with customers and coworkers in a direct, respectful  and confident manner
    • Strong commitment to customer service
    • Basic mathematical skills, including addition and subtraction, necessary to verify cash register functions and to make proper change from cash payment
    • Cash handling and cash register experience; retail experience preferred
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • High School diploma or GED required
    • Minimum of 18 years of age
    • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Kimberly Zies
    Associate Director of Guest Services
    KimberlyZ@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Retail Associate.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Museum Associate, Part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment. 

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum and maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

    Position:  Museum Associate                        

    FLSA Status:  
    Part-time, 16-20 hours/week

    Schedule:  
    Variable, at least one weekend shift per week required            

    Rate:  
    $11.00/hour                                                               

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
    • Maintain clean and beautiful exhibits
    • Facilitate Museum programs
    • Support Education Department operations and programming initiatives
    • Answer guest questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
    • Assist with birthday parties, StoryTimes and other programs and events

    Job Requirements

    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Energetic and flexible
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
    • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with adults and children of all ages
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

    Qualifications

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
    • Experience working with children
    • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
    • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Speak and write fluently in English
    • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs. stand for up to 6 hours

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Rachel Hautzinger
    Education Staffing and Training Manager
    RachelH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Museum Associate” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Guest Services Associate, part-time (32 hours)

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Guest Services Associate to greet guests, process admission sales transactions and provide a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

    Position:  Guest Services Associate
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule:  Part-time, 32 hours, Sunday – Thursday; weekends and evenings as necessary
    Rate: $11/hour
    Open:  December 7, 2017
    Close:  Open until filled

     Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Greet guests and members
    • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
    • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk, Café and Gift Shop operations
    • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
    • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
    • Address customer service issues effectively
    • Maintain clean and safe environment
    • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
    • Maintain knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and the Museum’s point of sale programs: Altru & RMS

     Job Requirements

    • Minimum of one year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience
    • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
    • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written; bilingual Spanish preferred
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
    • Ability to pass Museum background check
    • Strong cash handling skills
    • Ability to manage tasks effectively in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Ability to communicate clearly with guests and co-workers
    • Demonstrates a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic attitude

    Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

    Taylor Herbst
    Manager of Guest Services
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    TaylorH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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