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Make a splash at the Children's Museum! 

Looking for a career where you can have fun AND make a difference? Then the Children's Museum is for you!

We work every day to open doors for our future leaders, innovators and adventurers to explore, create and discover on their own terms. We need an extraordinary team in place to help us champion the wonder and joy of childhood.

  • Revenue Accountant

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Revenue Accountant to ensure accurate management and reporting of the Museum’s revenue accounting activities.

    Position:  Revenue Accountant                      
    FLSA Status:  Full-time
    Schedule:  Monday - Friday
    Open date: June 13, 2017                          

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Reconcile all cash receipts with ticketing systems and bank accounts, prepare cash receipt entries and maintain related ledgers
    • Prepare and record daily bank deposits
    • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly and monthly reporting (attendance, retail sales, programs, etc.)
    • Control access to safe, ensure appropriate funds on hand for cash registers; reconcile cash registers daily and cash held in the safe regularly
    • Control and reconcile petty cash
    • Collect miscellaneous cash donations from receptacles and machines throughout Museum
    • Generate receivable invoices and record in the general ledger.
    • Maintain system for tracking accounts receivable; update accounts receivable ledgers
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Reconcile general ledger revenue & receivable accounts
    • Reconcile bank statements
    • Assist with month end close and update sub-ledgers
    • Assist with annual audit
    • Assist with grants management and tracking
    • Backup other finance staff
    • Archive files per document retention policies
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    • 5 years accounting experience with minimum 3 years experience in revenue/cash management
    • Hands-on accounting experience required
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting software, Excel and Word
    • Must be meticulously detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment and the ability to handle projects independently when required
    • Must be dependable

    Preferred Experience

    • Non-profit experience
    • Blackbaud software experience
    • Cultural organization and/or SCFD experience

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field.

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Lori Hall
    Human Resources
    LoriH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Revenue Accountant.” 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 of 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

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum. 

    Position:  Guest Services Associate

    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt, Part-time 32 hours/week

    Schedule:                          
    Sunday – Monday, OFF
    Tuesday, 9 am – 1 pm
    Wednesday, 9 am – 1 pm
    Thursday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
    Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
    Saturday, 9 am – 5:30 pm
    Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs

    Rate:  $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable    

    Open:
      May 3, 2017

    Close:  Open until position is filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Heavy cash register operations / cash handling for high volume admissions desk, Gift Shop, and Café sales. Must be able to accurately balance cash register sales
    • Opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk and Café operations
    • Daily cleaning, upkeep and stocking of Gift Shop, Café and lobby areas
    • Membership application processing and check- in
    • Maintain clean and safe environment
    • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
    • Answer and direct incoming calls
    • Have knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to quickly learn our retail and ticketing programs
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service
    • Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
    • Bilingual is preferred.

    Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, outgoing, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team.

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Bonnie Bosworth
    Office Manager
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    Email: bonnieb@cmdenver.org.

    Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate – 32 Hour Position.” 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 of 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

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. 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

    Open:  
    May 19, 2017                                                               

    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:

    Lara Rushing
    Education Staffing and Training Manager
    LaraR@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 of 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.

hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Target First Tuesdays
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.

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  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free

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