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  • Café Associates - multiple positions available

    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 several openings for Café Associates to support daily operations of the Museum Café.

    Position:  Café Associate                                                     
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule:  Part-time, 16 hour & 22 hour a week schedules available, shifts vary
    Rate:  $12/hour                                    
    Open:  March 15, 2018            
    Close:  Open until filled              

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
    • Responsible for accurately operating Café cash registers and balancing tills daily
    • Keep retail and seating areas (both indoor and outdoor) clean, organized and safe for guests
    • Stock merchandise in Café and vending machines during operating hours as needed
    • 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
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a food service 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
    • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register and point of sale experience
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • English/Spanish bilingual fluency is preferred

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Kevin Mealy
    Café Manager
    kevinm@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Café 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.

     

  • venue sales 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 part-time Venue Sales Specialist to ensure Museum sales goals are met through scheduling and facilitating venue rentals, and to help manage mutually beneficial working relationships with target audiences, encouraging continued patronage with event companies and hosts.

    Position:              Venue Sales Specialist                          
    FLSA Status:       Non-exempt
    Schedule:            Part-time, 20 hours; Schedule: Sunday 9 am – 5 pm, Tuesday and Friday 8 pm – 2pm, mixed with varying event hours
    Rate:                     $12.50/hour                                     

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Successfully tour prospective clients, knowledgeable of Museum mission, capabilities and functionality
    • Become skilled in all aspects and applications of ALTRU, the Museum-wide reservations system, including but not limited to, tracking reservations, dates and groups, run reports to track programs, and budget data entry
    • Work with Venue Sales Manager to create strategy to monitor monthly venue rental attendance
    • Email confirmation letters and additional information for all scheduled rentals
    • Support and/or coordinate volunteers as needed

     

    Job Requirements

    • Detail oriented with excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Two years related work experience in the customer service and/or fulfillment field
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) and the ability to learn ALTRU
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment while presenting oneself as professional and competent
    • Exceptional customer service
    • Evenings and weekend hours required based on event schedules

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Ryan Ting
    Venue Sales Manager
    RyanT@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Venue Sales Specialist.” 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, 20 hours; this position requires weekend availability
    Rate:  $13/hour
    Open:  May 14, 2018
    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

    • Effective problem-solver

    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, respond to change, follow through on tasks and make decisions

    • Ability to take on all responsibilities of the position with enthusiasm and the spirit of teamwork

     

    Qualifications

    • At least one year experience working with children and/or families

    • Dependable and self-motivated

    • Fluent English proficiency; writing and public speaking skills

    • 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

    • Fluent Spanish proficiency preferred

     

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Salim Khoury
    Art Programs 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.

     

  • 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:  Non-exempt 
    Schedule:  Part-time, 16-20 hours/week; variable days; at least one weekend shift per week required            
    Rate:  $12/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

    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, 20 hours/week; weekend, evening and holiday hours as necessary 
    Rate:  $12/hour
    Open:
      June 19, 2018
    Close:  Open until filled

     Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
    • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
    • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk and Gift Shop operations
    • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
    • Actively promote and sell Museum memberships to reach revenue goals
    • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
    • Address customer service issues effectively
    • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum of 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Strong commitment to customer service
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register and point of sale experience
    • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a fast-paced 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 and requirements of position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
    • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.

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

    Taylor Herbst
    Manager of Guest Services and Retail Operations
    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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