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Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks a Visitor Services Specialist.

Position Description: Involvement in an informal, hands-on, educational science center (physical, natural and applied sciences); represent Science Central as the first staff that visitors see when they enter the building; the position is responsible for presenting a positive and friendly image to all visitors during the admissions process (greet visitors, sell admissions tickets, communicate daily activities information, promote and sell memberships) and during their stay (serve as an information desk, handle Gift Shop transactions); daily visitor services activities include greet school groups and special groups into the building, deal with issues such as lost kids or upset visitors in a tactful manner, and communicate with visitors and staff in a courteous and professional way.

Required Skills: Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced chaotic environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, taking responsibility for the ever-changing needs of a sales/retail environment in a family-oriented atmosphere; must like people, comfortable and patient working with customers of all types, ages and backgrounds; cheerful and professional in attitude and appearance, prepared and flexible; responsible and organized; creative problem solver; sense of humor; interest in science; must have “sales” skills and comfortable encouraging the sales of memberships, Gift Shop merchandise, programs, events, etc.

Qualifications: Experience handling money in a retail environment preferred; experience with sales; experience and comfort with working with computers; ability to follow procedures, both written and verbal, with great accuracy; must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced chaotic environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, taking responsibility for the ever-changing needs of a sales/retail environment in a family-oriented atmosphere; must like people, comfortable and patient working with customers of all types, ages and backgrounds; cheerful and professional in attitude and appearance, prepared and flexible; responsible and organized; creative problem solver; sense of humor; interest in science.

Schedule: Approximately 10-25 hours per week; schedule will include weekdays, weekends, holidays and some evenings; must be flexible.

Salary: $7.50/hour, some limited time-off benefits, no medical benefits

Apply: Posting is open until filled. Obtain application online at www.sciencecentral.org/Supportpdfs/applicationforemployment.pdf. Send completed application, cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:
Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking Part-Time Educators (Education Specialists).

Position Description: Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); assist in the development and presentation of public, school, scout and special programs; audiences include schools, teachers, community centers, scout groups, families, etc; programs will be done both on-site and out in the community; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, classes/labs, science camps, birthday parties, outreaches, etc.

Required Skills: Be incredibly prepared and flexible; very responsible and organized, time- and detail-oriented; be creative; comfort with and interest in science and education; have exceptional public speaking abilities, comfortable working with audiences of all sizes/ ages/backgrounds, outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic; professional in attitude and appearance; do moderate lifting (approx. 40 lbs.)

Qualifications: College science/education/etc. strongly classes recommended; must have experience in public speaking and/or teaching; experience in the informal science education field preferred.

Schedule: Part-time; variable hours each week; schedule will include weekends, holidays and evenings; must be flexible. Note that this is not temporary, seasonal employment.

Salary: $8.00/hour, increased to $10.00/hour after 6-month probationary period; limited time-off benefits

Apply: Open posting, positions filled as needed. Send cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:
Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks a  Membership Coordinator

Position Description: Science Central, a hands-on science center located within a large historical building, is currently hiring a self-motivated, creative, outgoing, and sales-oriented individual to grow its membership program. This person will increase the organization’s individual/family membership base; expand the corporate membership program; retain current members and improve the membership renewal rate; develop member benefits and special programs; perform data entry; maintain paper and electronic records; help design membership print materials.

Required Skills: Experience in sales and retail; college classes in marketing, public relations, business, or related classes; science classes recommended; must be a people person with strong communication and interpersonal skills, outgoing and articulate; time- and detail-oriented; able to multi-task numerous duties; creative problem-solver; must be both a self-directed worker and a strong team-player; comfortable approaching visitors and actively selling memberships; comfortable in an exciting and fast-paced environment; able to handle stress and deadlines; must have flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; ability to learn all required Microsoft Office programs, and other software applications; experience with data entry and maintaining records; successful completion of Criminal Background Check.

Schedule: Approximately 25 hours per week; will need to work during busy visitation days; schedule will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays; must be flexible.

Wage: $10/hour, limited sick/vacation day benefits.

APPLY: Open posting, position filled as needed. Obtain application online at www.sciencecentral.org/images/Articles/Employment/EmployeeApplication.pdf. Send completed application, cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:
Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks a Facilities & Exhibits Director.

Position Description: Science Central is seeking a highly skilled and self-motivated facilities/building operations person to oversee the daily and long-term operation, maintenance and housekeeping of a hands-on science center located within a large historical building. This position is a professional, senior-level job requiring significant experience in buildings (HVAC, construction, electrical, plumbing, etc.), exhibits (interactive and static, electronic and mechanical), materials (woods, metals, plastics, electronics, ceramics, etc) and management (housekeeping and exhibits). Will report to the Executive Director, be a part of the senior management, lead committees, and participate in long-range strategic plans. While it is a management-level position, this is a “hands-on” position and the employee will spend most of their time doing rather than directing. Applicant must be a jack-of-all-trades and duties will include – lead the cleaning, maintenance and exhibit repair staff; develop operational and maintenance protocols and procedures for existing and future equipment and exhibits; perform regularly scheduled maintenance of equipment and facilities; coordinate purchasing of facility and cleaning supplies; manage capital improvement projects; repair, maintain and install permanent and temporary exhibits and large-scale touring exhibitions; care for and storage of museum property and equipment; obtain and analyze bids, manage and administer contracts and coordinate work with contractors; develop and monitor budgets; prepare reports and maintain records; and serve as the safety officer; work in a public facility, so must like people, be friendly, outgoing, communicative and team-oriented.

Required Skills: This is NOT an entry-level position, so only individuals with significant relevant experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the job should apply; 10+ years of extensive experience with all divisions of facility management, property manager experience, leading of maintenance and construction projects is a must; a degree/certificate in engineering, manufacturing, property management, etc. is preferred; requires strong analytical, design, and planning skills; exceptional experience with hand tools and shop tools; knowledge of cleaning and housekeeping equipment and materials; strong communication and interpersonal skills; experience as a supervisor; proven ability to manage multiple complex projects; effective organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills; ability to work in a high-paced, high-stress, high-pressure environment, must be time- and detail-oriented; must be comfortable with working in a science and public education/cultural facility; significant experience in developing capital projects from conception to execution; ability to maintain a historical building, and provide for the storage and security needs of objects and properties is required; experience in exhibit design, construction and installation, and knowledge of materials associated with interactive science exhibits; flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; the ability to partner with a wide variety of diverse colleagues and business associates; knowledge of MS Office; ability to use a fork lift; valid Drivers License and a successful completion of Criminal Background Check is required.

Physical Demands: The position requires frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing, pushing, and lifting; exposure to high and low temperatures, and outside weather conditions; exposure to loud sounds, heights, and moving mechanical parts.

Schedule: Full-time, exempt, schedule will include weekends, early hours and evenings, often requires long days, must be flexible

Salary: $32,000-35,000, with full benefits.

APPLY: Open posting, position filled as needed. Obtain application online at www.sciencecentral.org/Supportpdfs/applicationforemployment.pdf. Send completed application, cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 5) to:
Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Wood County Historical Society seeks a Museum Technician. The purpose of the Museum Technician is to ensure that the Wood County Historical Museum & Center’s public spaces are maintained at the highest standards of appearance & cleanliness of museum and associated areas. The position will pay $11 per hour and consists of 20 hours of work per week.

The Museum Technician reports to the Director and works directly for the Wood County Historical Society, a private, not-for-profit entity, and will not receive any compensation or benefits from Wood County.

The Museum Technician is a regular part-time employee of the Wood County Historical Society. Primary responsibilities include assisting in collection & exhibition projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for moving artifacts, exhibit mounting, light carpentry, light housekeeping, and light grounds keeping.
  • Responsible for set up and tear-down of chairs, tables, tents, and other items needed for outdoor events on grounds and at outreach events within the county.
  • Completes various custodial tasks including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, trash removal, housekeeping and laundry.
  • Responsible for assisting with integrated pest management of museum and other buildings on site.
  • Responsible for coordinating volunteer crew to assist in installation and other exhibit related projects, which may include community service or SEARCH volunteers.
  • Identifies volunteer performance issues and provides coaching or corrective action when appropriate.
  • Works closely with Curator, collections interns, county maintenance and other volunteers and staff.
  • May assist museum staff with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two years experience in above essential functions, or coursework or degree in art, museum studies, or construction management.
  • Ability to handle a varied workload, to multi-task, be detail-oriented with outstanding organizations skills and good follow-through. Must understand the urgency of deadlines and effectively complete time-sensitive tasks.
  • Must be a self-starter to be able to identify projects/staff in need of assistance during slow periods.
  • Competent decision-making skills – able to identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources and draw conclusions; take action consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions indoors and out.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Proficiency with computers and be familiar with software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with PastPerfect database program desirable.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings.

Average work week is 20 hours. Hours may vary depending on deadlines and time sensitive tasks.

If you are interested in applying, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: technician@woodcountyhistory.org.

Interviews will commence as soon as qualified candidates are identified. Applications will not be accepted after May 1, 2015.


The Western Reserve Historical Society seeks a Marketing Manager for the History Center.

Responsibility – Reports to Director Operations, History Center; Responsible to drive audience development and community engagement for the History Center.

Classification – This position is classified as full-time, professional and is exempt from overtime compensation.

Coordination – Works closely with all areas within WRHS and associated with WRHS, including as needed, with the Board of Trustees, auxiliary groups, vendors, the news media, and the public.  Collaborate with the Marketing Manager at Hale Farm & Village and the Development team to maximize visibility to drive the WRHS reputation and brand.

Duties: Digital Marketing and Engagement – effectiveness measured by web and email analytics, social media analytics and online sales

  • Develops and places optimized online content for upcoming events, exhibits, collections, and departments for the WRHS website.
  • Edits existing online content at the request of internal departments and event committees.
  • Manages online ticketing system and provides timely updates to event staff in regards to ticket sales, online activity, etc.
  • Works closely with departments and event staff to create content and design elements for the eblasts outlined in an email marketing schedule.
  • Manages the updates to online community calendars by providing approved content and links. Ensure information is consistent, current, and accurate.
  • Drives an active and responsive social media presence for the History Center on Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Pinterest, and Instagram through strategic content around events, exhibits, and collections.

Communications & Media Relations for History Center – effectiveness measured by admission results and earned media results

  • Drafts news releases, marketing plans, and media outreach plans for events, exhibits, and sustained messaging.
  • Proactively pitches media outlets and journalists on behalf of the History Center. Responds to media inquiries and filters requests for interview, data, photos, etc. to the appropriate staff members.
  • Effectively steward media relationships with prompt response time, follow through, and follow up including thank you’s.
  • Effectively analyzes the success of PR and communications efforts through event marketing reports and sharing reports in a timely fashion.
  • Actively participates in special events sponsored by or at the WRHS History Center.

Marketing material for the History Center

  • Creates and implements annual marketing plan and budget that follows the program and events plan for the History Center.
  • Manages the production schedule, design, display, and distribution of marketing materials such brochures, rack cards, advertisements, and direct mail promotional pieces. (Either by outside graphic designer or the Marketing Manager themselves.)
  • In addition to the creation of marketing materials, the Marketing Manager will also be responsible for managing the print production process with outside vendors.
  • Coordinate photographic documentation of all History Center exhibits, special events, public programs, and special projects.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to develop content for the News. Has oversight of the production and design with a contracted designer in coordination with the Hale Farm & Village Marketing Manager.

Other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Operations for the History Center.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or Marketing. 1-3 years of experience. Non-profit experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proven success using social media and media relations to promote a for-profit or non-profit brand/organization. Applicants should provide their personal Twitter handles as well as any brand handles they currently manage (if applicable).
  • Familiarity with the print production process.
  • Mid-level skills in graphic design; experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, mainly InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Project and time management skills; the ability to manage multiple projects at once all while meeting deadline is key.
  • Experience managing budgets in regards to ad buying, paid social media, etc.

All interested candidates can send resumes and cover letters to Angie Lowrie, Director of Operations at the Western Reserve Historical Society History Center at: 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland OH; or alowrie@wrhs.org.


The Holden Arboretum has one position available for a Guest Relations Specialist in the Education and Public Programs Department. The Guest Relations Specialist receives guests at the Corning Visitor Center (CVC); performs housekeeping and set-up duties; promotes membership; provides information and support for featured and upcoming attractions, classes, activities and seasonal programming; assists guests at the information desk, gatehouse and special events; provides direction to other staff members and volunteers. Performs other activities as required. This position requires evening and weekend work.

Supervisor

  • Manager of Guest Relations
  • Works with Guest Relations staff
  • Works with Library staff
  • Works with volunteers

Work Location

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the United States

Responsibilities

  • Greets guests upon their arrival and ensures that they feel welcomed into the facility
  • Provides exceptional customer service to Holden’s guests
  • Provides prompt and courteous services to guests, providing new guests with an overview of the property and reorienting returning visitors
  • Performs housekeeping and set-up/tear-down for meetings, classes and events
  • Answers telephone calls and promotes Holden’s mission by assisting customers and answering questions regarding classes, memberships, special events, natural history, horticulture, Holden history and directions
  • Prepares and handles registrations and payments for admissions, memberships, class fees and Treehouse merchandise
  • Responsible for point-of-sale register reconciliations and closing procedures
  • Provides clerical support as needed for the visitor center, gift shop and library
  • Assists with special events and programs
  • Troubleshoots problems, manages customer concerns, communicates effectively and provides prompt follow-up
  • Restocks brochures and other material within CVC
  • Serves as Holden’s liaison at the front desk gatehouse, and throughout other areas of the organization
  • Promotes membership
  • Provides information on featured and upcoming attractions, classes, activities, and seasonal programming
  • Performs other activities as required

Qualifications

  • Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public
  • Computer experience in a Windows environment using Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Requirements

  • Ability to effectively solve medium to complex problems
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Must have completed high school or have an equivalent GED certificate
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years working in a position where customer service was a major job duty and responsibility.
  • Highly skilled at speaking, writing and understanding the English language
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands

Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Transport oneself by foot over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven or rocky
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
  • Effective vision and hearing
  • Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language
  • Hand and arm dexterity

Work Environment

  • Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes nights and weekends
  • Evening and weekend availability is essential
  • 40 hours per week

Wages:  Negotiable

Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12984671

Posting Date:  February 2015
Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Elkhart County Historical Museum in Bristol Indiana seeks a Museum Manager.

This position is in the Elkhart County Parks & Recreation Department. Minimum hiring rate: $1,5132.80 bi-weekly, with full benefits offered.

Job Summary: Responsible for providing vision, leadership, and oversight to the Elkhart County Historical Museum, which is overseen by the Elkhart County Parks Department in partnership with collections from the Elkhart County Historical Society. Must be able to successfully lead longterm planning, set annual museum goals, oversee staff, lead exhibit planning, conduct fundraising, assist with planning of public events and programs, and provide guidance on the collection.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree (Masters preferred) history, public history, anthropology, archives management, museum studies, or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 -10 years progressive experience in museum management
  • Valid driver’s license & certified in adult/infant CPR and standard first aid
  • Knowledge/experience with graphic design and publishing software (Adobe, In Design and Photoshop preferred) and website management skills
  • Knowledge of Midwest history and material culture and strong speaking skills
  • Pre-employment background check and drug screen

The ideal candidate will be able to successfully lead long-term planning, set annual museum goals, oversee staff, lead exhibit planning, conduct fundraising, assist with the planning of public events and programs, and provide guidance on the collection.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for the day to day operations of the museum by planning, developing, and executing museum and visitor services including tours, special exhibits, and programs.

  • Supervise and schedule staff and volunteers.
  • Work in close relationship with the Elkhart County Park Department & Park Board and the Elkhart County Historical Society. Assists these organizations with building partnerships, setting goals, and collaborating together to fulfill long-range goals.
  • Recruit, hire, and train new staff.
  • Work with the Superintendent of Operations to conduct interpretive planning, develop the budget, and hire staff.
  • Oversee marketing and advertising related to the promotion of museum activities, with assistance from marketing coordinator and ECHS marketing committee.
  • Ensure the Elkhart County Historical Society’s collection is preserved and utilized for public education while adhering to the American Alliance of Museum’s standards, best practices, and ethics.
  • Supervise building and grounds maintenance projects. Coordinate with Superintendent of Parks on major construction and renovation projects.
  • Organize a large annual historical reenactment and assist department staff with other major special events.
  • Research and write grants and seek sponsorships that will enhance exhibits, programs, and events at the museum.
  • Assist the Historical Society with membership activities, publications, and events.
  • Oversee implementation of a long-range and annual education/interpretive strategic plan.
  • Ability to develop and present public programs.
  • Position requires some evening and weekend hours (1-2 weekends per month, and approximately 2-5 evenings a month, depending on season).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Education: Bachelor’s degree in history, public history, historical administration, anthropology, archives management, museum studies, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Prior experience should demonstrate leadership and management experience. Midwest history and material culture experience. Knowledge/experience with graphics design and publishing software (Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred), some website management skills necessary. Strong public speaking skills.

Physical Working Conditions: Working conditions with occasional minor discomforts from exposure to less-than-optimal lighting, temperature and air conditions. May involve lifting moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds or an equivalent weight.

Date of position to be filled: May 2015. This is a salaried exempt position.

Applications are available at Elkhart County Human Resources 117 N. Second Street, Goshen, IN 46526; Telephone: (574) 535-6725; E-mail: personnel@elkhartcounty.com Web Site: www.elkhartcountyindiana.com

Last Day to Apply: Thursday, April 30, 2015, by 3:30 p.m.

Elkhart County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Responsible for providing vision, leadership, and oversight to the Elkhart County Historical Museum which is overseen by the Elkhart County Parks Department in partnership with collections from the Elkhart County Historical Society.


The Holden Arboretum has one position available for a full-time Horticulturist responsible for The Helen S. Layer Rhododendron Garden as part of our Horticulture and Conservation Department. The horticulturist uses sound horticultural principles to create sustainable landscapes and ensure plants are cared for under optimal growing conditions. A strong knowledge of woody and herbaceous plants is expected with an emphasis on rhododendrons and shade gardens preferred.

Participates in short-term and long-range planning activities guided by Holden’s strategic objectives and assists in the setting of goals to accomplish those objectives. Takes initiative for: record keeping; developing improvements for themed gardens that maintain their design integrity; planning and scheduling garden tasks; leading and instructing seasonal workers and volunteers; and leading garden tours. Performs other activities as required.

Supervisor

  • Lead Horticulturist
  • Works with Horticulture and Conservation staff
  • Works with Seasonal staff
  • Works with volunteers

Work Location

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the United States

Responsibilities

  • Landscape maintenance in assigned area(s)
  • Performs various tasks in care and maintenance of woody and herbaceous plants, which includes soil preparation, planting, watering, fertilizing, bed renovation, mulching, pruning, staking, transplanting, thinning, etc.
  • Uses sound, sustainable, horticultural practices.
  • Select, plant and maintain all plants to the highest standard.
  • Identifies, monitors and controls pests using sustainable practices.
  • Prunes young trees and shrubs for structure and aesthetics.
  • Maintains the design intent of themed garden spaces which may include creation of new beds and renovation of older beds as appropriate.
  • Takes part in plant propagation and the procurement of plants.
  • Evaluates garden areas for hazards and takes action to mitigate them.
  • Teaches and trains others, and performs record-keeping functions
  • Shares knowledge of sound horticultural principles for garden care techniques with other professionals and laypersons through classes, workshops, public tours, writing, educational displays and other outreach activities.
  • Works with Development Department with donors as appropriate.
  • Participates in conferences, shows and relevant professional organizational meetings.
  • Cooperates with arborists and outside contractors for all work related to assigned garden.
  • Interact with and answer questions from members and visitors.
  • Maintains accurate garden records and plant identification markers.
  • Coordinates, sets goals, trains, and monitors seasonal workers and volunteers.
  • Write garden related article for Holden publications.
  • Maintains accurate pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer records.
  • Safely operates a variety of machinery and equipment including skidsteer, tractor, dump truck, utility vehicles, pruners, shears, weed eaters, sprayers, and push and riding mowers.
  • Inspects and maintains small equipment in a safe operating condition which included sharpening and storage
  • Monitor and repair assigned irrigation system
  • Participate in leaf, ice and snow removal as required
  • Participate in planning and implementing educational exhibits and special events.
  • May assist with various other duties such as moving storage items, assembling tent structures, assisting other departments, etc.
  • Providing direction to seasonal workers and volunteers to accomplish tasks
  • Performs other duties as required by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively solve medium to complex problems
  • Independent decision-making
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks

Requirements

  • Highly skilled at speaking, writing and understanding the English language
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in garden management and/or professional horticulture
  • A Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, botany, or similar degree is preferred
  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and an approved driving record
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands
Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Transport oneself by foot over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven or rocky
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
  • Effective vision and hearing
  • Hand and arm dexterity

Work Environment

  • Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
  • Monday – Friday
  • 40 hours per week (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM)

Wages: Negotiable

Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12758311

Posting Date: March 2015
Closing Date: Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Oberlin Heritage Center has opened a search for Executive Director (to replace its current Executive Director who has served since 1993). The Executive Director provides leadership, vision and direction for the organization’s achievement of its mission and financial objectives in accordance with its strategic plan, the American Alliance of Museum Standards for Accredited Museums, the Ohio Association of Non-Profit Organizations’ Standards for Excellence, and federal, state and local regulations.

The award-winning non-profit, community-based Oberlin Heritage Center, a historical society and historic preservation organization in the city of Oberlin, Ohio, operates a complex of historic sites and offers extensive programming and tours. It preserves, collects and interprets the history of this nationally significant, diverse college town located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland. It is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is certified by the Ohio Association of Non-Profit Organizations’ Standards for Excellence program.

The 700-plus member organization has two endowed full-time staff positions, including the executive director position, and also has 4 part-time employees, an AmeriCorps member, and numerous interns and volunteers.  The Oberlin Heritage Center is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, visit www.oberlinheritagecenter.org.

The Executive Director reports to and maintains a close relationship with the Oberlin Heritage Center Board of Trustees. He/she is an ex-officio member of all committees and plays a central role in building an effective board-staff-intern-volunteer team to accomplish the organization’s goals. He/she is responsible for leadership in:

  • Long-range and strategic planning and implementation
  • Budget development and financial management
  • Fundraising, including grant preparation and administration
  • Staff, intern, and volunteer recruitment, supervision, training, and direction
  • Management, stewardship and interpretation of the collections, including the historic buildings
  • Facilities planning, property management, and preservation
  • Educational and public program development, delivery, and administration
  • Community and public relations and collaborative partnerships

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Museum Studies, Historic Preservation or a related field
  • Strong skills in written and verbal communication and organization
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the history, museum and preservation field
  • Experience in working with a non-profit Board of Trustees
  • Experience in history museum/historic site and non-profit management
  • Experience in community engagement/volunteer management
  • Experience in building successful and creative public programs
  • Experience in fundraising and grant writing
  • Experience in public relations
  • Strong ties to the public history, museum and historic preservation worlds

Starting Salary Range: $50,000 to $60,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Benefits include:  Flexible health care allowance, sick leave, vacation time, opportunity to participate in 403b retirement plan with employer match, and opportunities for professional development.

Evaluation:  6-month probationary period.  The Director is reviewed annually by the Board of Directors and receives a written performance appraisal.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, copy of college and graduate school transcripts, list of three professional references with contact information, and copy of most recent performance appraisal from current or most recent position by e-mail to the Search Committee at execdirOberlinHeritage@gmail.com.  Include your surname in the subject line of the e-mail.

Application deadline:  May 18, 2015
Anticipated start date:  August 17, 2015

No phone calls and no walk-in inquiries.


Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks a Visitor Services Specialist.

Position Description: Involvement in an informal, hands-on, educational science center (physical, natural and applied sciences); represent Science Central as the first staff that visitors see when they enter the building; the position is responsible for presenting a positive and friendly image to all visitors during the admissions process (greet visitors, sell admissions tickets, communicate daily activities information, promote and sell memberships) and during their stay (serve as an information desk, handle Gift Shop transactions); daily visitor services activities include greet school groups and special groups into the building, deal with issues such as lost kids or upset visitors in a tactful manner, and communicate with visitors and staff in a courteous and professional way.

Required Skills: Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced chaotic environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, taking responsibility for the ever-changing needs of a sales/retail environment in a family-oriented atmosphere; must like people, comfortable and patient working with customers of all types, ages and backgrounds; cheerful and professional in attitude and appearance, prepared and flexible; responsible and organized;  creative problem solver; sense of humor; interest in science; must have “sales” skills and comfortable encouraging the sales of memberships, Gift Shop merchandise, programs, events, etc.

Qualifications: Experience handling money in a retail environment preferred; experience with sales; experience and comfort with working with computers; ability to follow procedures, both written and verbal, with great accuracy; must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced chaotic environment; demonstrated ability to work independently, taking responsibility for the ever-changing needs of a sales/retail environment in a family-oriented atmosphere; must like people, comfortable and patient working with customers of all types, ages and backgrounds; cheerful and professional in attitude and appearance, prepared and flexible; responsible and organized;  creative problem solver; sense of humor; interest in science.

Schedule: Approximately 10-25 hours per week; schedule will include weekdays, weekends, holidays and some evenings; must be flexible.

Salary: $7.50/hour, some limited time-off benefits, no medical benefits

To Apply: Posting is open until filled.  Obtain application online at www.sciencecentral.org/Supportpdfs/applicationforemployment.pdf. Send completed application, cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:
Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN  46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is seeking a Development & Membership Coordinator.

The Development & Membership Coordinator is a regular full-time employee hired to lead membership programs and promote internal and external philanthropic support for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.  He/she will utilize expert Raiser’s Edge database skills in directing the organizational, technical, administrative and creative support for the development and membership programs.  He/she should be able to work with little direct day-to-day supervision and possess strong written and oral communication skills.

A high school education is required, with some college and/or business courses preferred.  Qualified candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in a membership organization, development experience preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Raisers’ Edge software is required.

For further information regarding Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and application information, visit www.stanhywet.org

Stan Hywet is Akron’s first and largest National Historic Landmark, and is also the nation’s 6th largest historic home open to the public. It is an accredited museum of the American Alliance of Museums, one of only 26 in Ohio and one of only 776 in all of the United States. The Estate includes five historic buildings and eight historic gardens on 70 acres. The collections and furnishings in the Manor House are all original.


Science Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks Part-Time Educators (Education Specialists).

Position Description: Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); assist in the development and presentation of public, school, scout and special programs; audiences include schools, teachers, community centers, scout groups, families, etc; programs will be done both on-site and out in the community; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, classes/labs, science camps, birthday parties, outreaches, etc.

Required Skills: Be incredibly prepared and flexible; very responsible and organized, time- and detail-oriented; be creative; comfort with and interest in science and education; have exceptional public speaking abilities, comfortable working with audiences of all sizes/ ages/backgrounds, outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic; professional in attitude and appearance; do moderate lifting (approx. 40 lbs.)

Qualifications: College science/education/etc. strongly classes recommended; must have experience in public speaking and/or teaching; experience in the informal science education field preferred.

Schedule: Part-time; variable hours each week; schedule will include weekends, holidays and evenings; must be flexible. Note that this is not temporary, seasonal employment.

Salary: $8.00/hour, increased to $10.00/hour after 6-month probationary period; limited time-off benefits

Apply: Open posting, positions filled as needed. Send cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:   Human Resources Director
Science Central
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN  46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899
amanda@sciencecentral.org

Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Cleveland Museum of Natural History seeks a 2015 Conservation Seasonal worker. CMNH is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is passionate about the Museum and its mission; exhibits strong project management and organizational skills; is looking for new challenges; and enjoys working in an enthusiastic and fast paced environment.

Summary: The Conservation Seasonal will work with a team to maintain biodiversity on the Museum Preserve system, which encompasses over 49 natural areas totaling more than 6,500 acres of land in Northern Ohio. Work will also be conducted on lands maintained by the Museum in NW Pennsylvania.

CMNH Preserves are intended to function as “living extensions” of the Museum’s in-house exhibits focusing on natural environments and communities. As a Conservation Seasonal working for the Natural Areas division, you will be a part of a unique approach to stewardship and biodiversity protection.

CMNH, founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered among the top 10 institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people.

Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. CMNH will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Assist with invasive plant management and eradication.
  • Assist the Natural Areas Land Steward with mapping of invasive plant populations and rare, threatened, or endangered plant species and communities.
  • Will perform data collection and data entry.
  • Assist in the restoration and management of natural communities on Museum Preserves including Sand Barren, bog and fen communities.
  • Assist in plant identification using taxonomic field guides.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in college with a concentration in Biology-or Natural Resource-related field.
  • Experience or familiarity with taxonomic keys and/or field identification guides for plants and animals.
  • Experience in field work using a variety of hand tools, backpack sprayers, and garden tools.
  • Experience or familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Arc9.3

Other Qualifications:

  • A passion for science, nature and conservation.
  • A familiarity with the local, native flora of Northeast Ohio.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to work with an interdisciplinary professional team.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in anticipating problems before they arise.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • A desire to learn a variety of invasive species management techniques.
  • Ability to lift 30lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Be able to provide your own transportation to work sites.

This position involves potentially strenuous field work in remote locations under a variety of conditions such as inclement weather, biting or stinging insects, and physically challenging terrain.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Human Resources Cleveland Museum of Natural History One Wade Oval Drive, University Circle Cleveland, Ohio 44106 Hr@cmnh.org.

No phone calls, please
Job Announcement Number: 15A05
Posting Date: February 20, 2015

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity, ADA Employer and a Substance-Free Workplace.


The Cleveland Museum of Natural History seeks Camp Counselors for Circle Sampler Camp.

CMNH, founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered among the top 10 institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people.

Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. CMNH will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy.

CMNH is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is passionate about the Museum and its mission; exhibits strong project management and organizational skills; is looking for new challenges; and enjoys working in an enthusiastic and fast paced environment.

Summary: “Dare to Discover!” is the theme of this unique camp experience hosted by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Campers will discover the wonders of University Circle at nine of Cleveland’s premier institutions in a week of scientific, artistic, musical, theatrical and cultural exploration at Circle Samper Camp. This all day program taps into the many fun educational resources in University Circle to enrich children’s perception of their world.

Camp Counselors will be responsible for the supervision of campers participating in Circle Sampler Camp and will also assist with the planning and programming of recreational activities related to the Camp.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise 25 campers Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, the weeks of June 15 & 22 and the weeks of July 6, 13, & 20.
  • Escort children to and from CMNH and the green at Wade Oval to other participating institutions.
  • Assist in programs at participating institutions as needed.
  • Responsible for lunch time every day, and plan recreational activities as needed.
  • Act as a liaison for campers, parents and museum instructors.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, as well as experience in, and commitment to, working with children utilizing interactive learning techniques.

Other Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be able to communicate well and work with an audience that is diverse in culture, age, race, and abilities in a pleasant, tactful and enthusiastic manner.
  • Candidates should have an enthusiasm for and interest in the cultural diversity of Circle Sampler Camp and the participating University Circle Institutions.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Human Resources
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
hr@cmnh.org

No phone calls, please.
Job Announcement Number: 15A06
Posting Date: February 20, 2015

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity, ADA Employer and a Substance-Free Workplace.


The Cleveland Museum of Natural History seeks a Junior Medical Camp Instructor. This is a summer position.

Summary:
Junior Medical Camp is an exciting summer opportunity that inspires middle and high school students to careers in science and medicine. We are looking for an instructor to help teach, assist, and prepare lessons and activities. We are proud to offer real hands-on science activities, including blood-typing, DNA testing, dissections and field trips. Please refer to www.cmnh.org/jmc for more details on our camps.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instruct health, medical science and laboratory lessons and activities for summer campers.
  • Help with preparation and activity cleanup. Monitor and maintain program supplies, inventory, and overall quality of props and equipment.
  • Maintain a safe, respectful lab environment. Assist with watching over students during field trips and at the Museum.
  • Check in and check out campers on a daily basis.
  • Perform other camp-related duties as directed by the Junior Medical Camp Coordinator.

Schedule:

Instructors are expected to work 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday during the dates of the camps. There are four (4) positions available; one (1) three-week position and two (2) six-week positions.

Dates and grades of the Junior Medical Camp three-week position are as follows:

  • June 8-12: Training/Summer Camp Prep Week
  • July 6-10: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 13-17: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III

Dates and grades of the Junior Medical Camp six-week positions are as follows:

  • June 8-12: Training/Summer Camp Prep Week
  • June 15-19: Junior Medical Camp I
  • June 22-26: Junior Medical Camp I
  • July 6-10: Junior Medical Camp II – or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 13-17: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 20-24: Junior Medical Camp II
  • Junior Medical Camp I: Humans vs. Wild (Grades 3-5)
  • Junior Medical Camp II: Wide World of Medicine (Grades 6-8)
  • Junior Medical Camp III: Beyond the Exam Room (Grades 9-12)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a field related to health, science or education.
  • Prefer experience teaching in museum or other informal education settings.
  • Preference will be given to those with teaching certification, although not required.
  • Preference will be given to instructors experienced with the Junior Medical Camp curriculum.
  • Excellent organizational, hands-on educational programming and teaching skills.
  • Must be available to work all of the dates listed for the position you are applying for.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Human Resources Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle Cleveland, Ohio 44106; hr@cmnh.org

No phone calls, please.
Job Announcement Number: 15A10
Posting Date: March 6, 2015

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity, ADA Employer and a Substance-Free Workplace.


The Perrysburg Area Historic Museum is seeking a local part-time Curator for the 1823 Spafford House Museum in Perrysburg. Must be able to write grants.   Contact Judith Justus at history2u@sbcglobal.net.


Holden Arboretum is currently seeking a part-time Guest Relations Representative in the Education and Public Programs department. The Guest Relations Representative receives guests at the Corning Visitor Center (CVC); performs housekeeping and set-up duties; promotes membership; provides information and support for featured and upcoming attractions, classes, activities and seasonal programming; assists guests at the information desk, gatehouse and special events; provides direction to other staff members and volunteers. Performs other activities as required. This position requires evening and weekend work.

Supervisor:

  • Manager of Guest Relations
  • Works with Guest Relations staff
  • Works with Volunteers

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the United States

Responsibilities:

  • Greets guests upon their arrival and ensures that they feel welcomed into the facility
  • Provides prompt and courteous services to guests, providing new guests with an overview of the property and reorienting returning visitors
  • Performs housekeeping and set-up/tear-down for meetings, classes and events
  • Answers telephone calls and promotes Holden’s mission by assisting customers and answering questions regarding classes, memberships, special events, natural history, horticulture, Holden history and directions
  • Prepares and handles registrations and payments for admissions, memberships, class fees and Treehouse merchandise
  • Responsible for point-of-sale register reconciliations and closing procedures
  • Provides clerical support as needed for the visitor center, gift shop and library
  • Assists with special events and programs
  • Troubleshoots problems, manages customer concerns, communicates effectively and provides prompt follow-up
  • Restocks brochures and other material within CVC
  • Performs other activities as required

Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public
  • Computer experience in a Windows environment using Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively solve medium to complex problems
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Highly skilled at speaking, writing and understanding the English language
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands:
Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Transport oneself by foot over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven or rocky
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
  • Effective vision and hearing
  • Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language
  • Hand and arm dexterity

Work Environment:

  • Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes nights and weekends
  • Evening and weekend availability is essential
  • Approximately 25 hours per week

Wages:  Negotiable

Apply:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12589631

Posting Date:  February 2015
Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum is recruiting for a seasonal Private Event Representative to assist the Private Event Coordinator with all private rental event activities and deliver outstanding customer service to our members and guests during our busy season.

Supervisor:

  • Private Event Coordinator
  • Works with Event Specialist
  • Works with volunteers

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Special event set-up and tear-down (tents, tables, chairs, equipment and trash removal).
  • Performing general housekeeping activities and maintaining the general cleanliness of facilities before, during and after events.
  • Serving as Holden’s representative/liaison for catering and other vendor needs while events are taking place.
  • Providing prompt and courteous customer service.
  • Bartending duties may be assigned on an as-needed basis.

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Speak, write and understand English
  • Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Catering and/or bartending experience is a plus.

Work Environment:

  • Work indoors and out in a variety of weather conditions where there may be extreme variations in temperature, and the weather ranges from clear and sunny to windy and rainy.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Walking and working on wet, uneven, slippery terrain.
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing, and reaching.
  • Good vision and hearing.
  • Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language.
  • Hand and arm dexterity.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs.
  • Perform strenuous physical activities when necessary for event set-up and tear down.

Dates of Position:

  • June through October (Flexible starting & ending dates)
  • Work days and evenings Friday through Sunday, with flexibility to work other days as needed.
  • Approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Wages: $9.00 per hour

Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12530951

Posting Date:  February 2015
Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


Joseph Editions, a new project from Ron and Ann Pizzuti, seeks an Art Administration Assistant.

Art administration assistants focus on the day-to-day operations of Joseph Editions, entering data, filing, photocopying, and maintaining the office, as well as helping to manage art inventory and art handling materials. Intern may work on exhibition and environmental design and install, plus conduct and organize research on artists, galleries, and more.

We seek a team minded volunteer who wants to sharpen his or her skills and take on new challenges. Volunteers should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with Microsoft Office, and experience with or a desire to learn about social media and online marketing. Ideally, an intern should also have experience handling artwork or working in a gallery, retail or customer service setting. All Joseph Edition team members are expected to work well independently, take initiative, and take direction. Volunteers should be passionate about fostering the arts in our community, nationally, and beyond.

Joseph Editions was created by eminent collectors and tastemakers Ron and Ann Pizzuti. The Pizzuti’s are celebrated for seeking out and preserving the best in contemporary art, having recently founded the critically acclaimed Pizzuti Collection. This new project, Joseph Editions, provides both experienced and novice collectors with opportunities to own and experience the best in contemporary art and life.

The Ohio Portfolio—Joseph Editions’ premiere project—showcases the best Ohio artists working today, including artists across a wide spectrum of mediums: photographers, ceramicists, painters, and others. This first Ohio Portfolio is an impressive collection of 31 unique works. Artists in the portfolio work as collaborators with the New York based team Forth Estate and Axelle Editions to create hand crafted limited edition works of art.

The Ohio Portfolio is currently on view at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph hotel at 620 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215.

What you’ll gain:
Joseph Editions internships and volunteer positions encourage transformative growth, expand worldviews, offer hands-on practical experiences in the arts, and develop career skills. All internships are available for course credit as required by academic institutions. Positions are unpaid but offer additional benefits to course credit, including: being a part of the wonderful team, professional skill development and work training, and letters of recommendation.

Qualifications: Applications should have experience working in an office setting and managing spreadsheets.

For more information or to apply, visit www.internships.com/administration/Art-Administration-Assistant.


Joseph Editions, a new project from Ron and Ann Pizzuti, seeks a Communications Assistant: Professional Writing / Marketing / Website / Social Media.

We seek Interns who have excellent professional writing skills to assist Joseph Editions with public relations efforts. Assistants may proofread, edit and update website content; write promotional blurbs and press releases for programs and exhibitions; create and distribute materials tailored to various constituents; and update website and social media sites. Communications Assistants are encouraged to use their own creativity and personal interests to create new and exciting communications materials and strategies for Joseph Editions.

We seek a team minded volunteer who wants to sharpen his or her skills and take on new challenges. Volunteers should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with Microsoft Office, and experience with or a desire to learn about social media and online marketing. Ideally, an intern should also have experience handling artwork or working in a gallery, retail or customer service setting. All Joseph Edition team members are expected to work well independently, take initiative, and take direction. Volunteers should be passionate about fostering the arts in our community, nationally, and beyond.

Joseph Editions was created by eminent collectors and tastemakers Ron and Ann Pizzuti. The Pizzuti’s are celebrated for seeking out and preserving the best in contemporary art, having recently founded the critically acclaimed Pizzuti Collection. This new project, Joseph Editions, provides both experienced and novice collectors with opportunities to own and experience the best in contemporary art and life.

The Ohio Portfolio—Joseph Editions’ premiere project—showcases the best Ohio artists working today, including artists across a wide spectrum of mediums: photographers, ceramicists, painters, and others. This first Ohio Portfolio is an impressive collection of 31 unique works. Artists in the portfolio work as collaborators with the New York based team Forth Estate and Axelle Editions to create hand crafted limited edition works of art.

The Ohio Portfolio is currently on view at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph hotel at 620 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215.

What you’ll gain:
Joseph Editions internships and volunteer positions encourage transformative growth, expand worldviews, offer hands-on practical experiences in the arts, and develop career skills. All internships are available for course credit as required by academic institutions. Positions are unpaid but offer additional benefits to course credit, including: being a part of the wonderful team, professional skill development and work training, and letters of recommendation.

Qualifications: An ideal candidate should be a fantastic editor of his/her own work, and possess efficient research skills. Design and/or web skills are appreciated (and utilized) though not necessary. All applicants for these roles should be detail-oriented, organized, consistent, take direction well, and able to carry out routine assignments.

For more information or to apply, visit www.internships.com/marketing/Communications-Assistant-Professional-Writing-Marketing-Website-Social-Media.


Joseph Editions, a new project from Ron and Ann Pizzuti, seeks a Design Assistant.

This role works closely with the Director to create visual representations of Joseph Editions ranging from the development of packaging to brochures, posters, signage, and much more. The Design Assistant should be comfortable working with varying guidelines, both independently and also with close supervision, and sometimes take on a project idea and run with it.

We seek a team minded volunteer who wants to sharpen his or her skills and take on new challenges. Volunteers should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with Microsoft Office, and experience with or a desire to learn about social media and online marketing. Ideally, an intern should also have experience handling artwork or working in a gallery, retail or customer service setting. All Joseph Edition team members are expected to work well independently, take initiative, and take direction. Volunteers should be passionate about fostering the arts in our community, nationally, and beyond.

Joseph Editions was created by eminent collectors and tastemakers Ron and Ann Pizzuti. The Pizzuti’s are celebrated for seeking out and preserving the best in contemporary art, having recently founded the critically acclaimed Pizzuti Collection. This new project, Joseph Editions, provides both experienced and novice collectors with opportunities to own and experience the best in contemporary art and life.

The Ohio Portfolio—Joseph Editions’ premiere project—showcases the best Ohio artists working today, including artists across a wide spectrum of mediums: photographers, ceramicists, painters, and others. This first Ohio Portfolio is an impressive collection of 31 unique works. Artists in the portfolio work as collaborators with the New York based team Forth Estate and Axelle Editions to create hand crafted limited edition works of art.

The Ohio Portfolio is currently on view at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph hotel at 620 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215.

What you’ll gain:
Joseph Editions internships and volunteer positions encourage transformative growth, expand worldviews, offer hands-on practical experiences in the arts, and develop career skills. All internships are available for course credit as required by academic institutions. Positions are unpaid but offer additional benefits to course credit, including: being a part of the wonderful team, professional skill development and work training, and letters of recommendation.

Qualifications: Applicants should have the following: experience in design with in-depth knowledge of the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign; ability to take initiative; attention and adherence to deadlines; ability to self-edit his/her own work; project management experience and/or ability to work on several projects as needed.

For more information or to apply, visit www.internships.com/design/Design-Assistant-I4331389.


Joseph Editions, a new project from Ron and Ann Pizzuti, seeks Media: Video / Photography Assistants.

Video Assistants document events and programs and synthesize the raw video footage/still images into promotional materials for the Joseph Editions website and social media venues, which include but are not limited to commercials/promotional videos, video/audio podcasts, image slide shows, interviews, and live documentation.

Photography Assistants are integral to the team, as they document exhibitions, events, programs, and patrons for use in all design and promotional endeavors. Assistants are also in charge of maintaining a digital photo archive. Ideal candidates are confident and outgoing, self-starters, organized, communicative, and able to take photographs to serve a specific purpose.

We seek a team minded volunteer who wants to sharpen his or her skills and take on new challenges. Volunteers should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with Microsoft Office, and experience with or a desire to learn about social media and online marketing. Ideally, an intern should also have experience handling artwork or working in a gallery, retail or customer service setting. All Joseph Edition team members are expected to work well independently, take initiative, and take direction. Volunteers should be passionate about fostering the arts in our community, nationally, and beyond.

Joseph Editions was created by eminent collectors and tastemakers Ron and Ann Pizzuti. The Pizzuti’s are celebrated for seeking out and preserving the best in contemporary art, having recently founded the critically acclaimed Pizzuti Collection. This new project, Joseph Editions, provides both experienced and novice collectors with opportunities to own and experience the best in contemporary art and life.

The Ohio Portfolio—Joseph Editions’ premiere project—showcases the best Ohio artists working today, including artists across a wide spectrum of mediums: photographers, ceramicists, painters, and others. This first Ohio Portfolio is an impressive collection of 31 unique works. Artists in the portfolio work as collaborators with the New York based team Forth Estate and Axelle Editions to create hand crafted limited edition works of art.

The Ohio Portfolio is currently on view at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph hotel at 620 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215.

What you’ll gain:
Joseph Editions internships and volunteer positions encourage transformative growth, expand worldviews, offer hands-on practical experiences in the arts, and develop career skills. All internships are available for course credit as required by academic institutions. Positions are unpaid but offer additional benefits to course credit, including: being a part of the wonderful team, professional skill development and work training, and letters of recommendation.

Qualifications: Applicants to the Video Assistant role must have experience in video production and editing, proficiency with Macs and some or all of the following programs: iTunes, YouTube, Photoshop CS2, iMovie, and/or Quick Time Pro. Time management, organization, and interpersonal skills are a must.

Qualifications: Those applying to the Photography Assistant role will have expertise in using a digital SLR camera, editing images, and photographing still and live action. Skills and interest in art directing/styling a plus.

For more information or to apply, visit www.internships.com/photography/Media-Video-Photography-Assistants.


The McKinley Birthplace Museum seeks a reliable and enthusiastic Curatorial Assistant for help with the organization of the museum’s object and document collections and other responsibilities as necessary. The Curatorial Assistant will report to the Curator of Collections.

The position is part-time and 10 hours a week. Individual must be available to work between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and occasional Saturdays as necessary. Schedule can be flexible or set. Pay rate is $10.00 an hour.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accession, catalog, photograph, and digitize documents and objects in the McKinley Birthplace Museum’s collections
  • Restore, maintain, and prepare objects and documents in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibition
  • Program development and Special events
  • Social media and Website maintenance
  • Conduct and Schedule tours
  • Prepare Deed of Gift forms and Donor acknowledgment letters
  • Organize and Back up Data and Picture files

Desired Skills include: knowledge of proper museum conservation procedures, Past Perfect software, social media sites, and Word Press websites

Completed Masters’ degree or in process of completing Masters’ degree in History, Museum Studies, or American Studies preferred. Job experience can replace Master degree requirement. Bachelors’ degree required.

Deadline Friday, May 1, 2015 by 4pm

To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to: Trish Scarmuzzi, Curator of Collections, The McKinley Birthplace Museum, 40 North Main Street P.O. Box 121 Niles, Ohio 44446 or by email to nat.mckinley.birthplace.museum@aol.com by Friday, May 1, 2015. No phone calls please.


The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium seeks a Seasonal Scout Instructor.

  • Responsible for instruction of planned lessons and activities for assigned aged children.
  • Responsible for overall safety and well-being of assigned groups (e.g. being aware of any medical problems or special needs of the children).
  • Responsible for the care and handling of animals used for assigned programs within acceptable safety protocols.
  • Delivers programming and actively participates in activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up of program activities and/or arts and crafts.
  • May maintain proper check-in and checkout procedures and assists in enforcing rules of the program.
  • May ensure all badge requirements are completed by the end of the program.
  • May prepare classroom, teaching materials and art supplies prior to student’s arrival.
  • Be available to work weekends.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • BA/BS in education, natural sciences, or other related field preferred with junior/senior status required if not degreed.
  • Experience teaching informal classes or in a camp environment preferred.
  • If assigned to camp-ins: require overnight stays, afternoons and weekends.
  • Able to work well with children.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Able to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able and willing to rotate time within and outside of assigned region.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance (see uniform guidelines in the employee handbook).
  • New Hire TB test required.
  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.

To apply for this position, or for more information, please visit https://columbuszoo.org/home/about/employment/seasonal-employment-opportunities.


The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium seeks a Seasonal Camp-In Instructor.

  • Responsible for instruction of planned lessons and activities for assigned aged children.
  • Responsible for overall safety and well being of assigned groups (e.g. being aware of any medical problems or special needs of the children).
  • Responsible for the care and handling of animals used for assigned programs within acceptable safety protocols.
  • Delivers programming and actively participates in activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up of program activities and/or arts and crafts.
  • May maintain proper check-in and checkout procedures and assists in enforcing rules of the program.
  • May prepare classroom, teaching materials and art supplies prior to student’s arrival.
  • Must deliver evening education programming during Friday/Saturday night Camp-Ins.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • BA/BS in education, natural sciences, or other related field preferred with junior/senior status required if not degreed.
  • Experience teaching informal classes or in a camp environment preferred.
  • If assigned to camp-ins: require overnight stays, afternoons and weekends.
  • Able to work well with children.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Able to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able and willing to rotate time within and outside of assigned region.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance (see uniform guidelines in the employee handbook).
  • New Hire TB test required.
  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.

To apply for this position, or for more information, please visit https://columbuszoo.org/home/about/employment/seasonal-employment-opportunities.


The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium seeks a Seasonal ZooKids Instructor.

  • Responsible for instruction of planned lessons and activities for children ages 3 to 5 years.
  • Responsible for overall safety and well being of preschool age children (e.g. being aware of any medical problems or special needs of the children).
  • Responsible for the care and handling of animals used for assigned programs within acceptable safety protocols.
  • Delivers programming and actively participates in activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up of program activities and/or arts and crafts.
  • May maintain proper check-in and checkout procedures and assists in enforcing rules of the program.
  • May prepare classroom, teaching materials and art supplies prior to student’s arrival.
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday for the duration of the camp.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Pursuing BA/BS in education, natural sciences, or other related field preferred with junior/senior status required if not degreed.
  • Experience teaching preschool aged children preferred.
  • Able to work well with young children.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Able to work successfully in a team setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Able to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able and willing to rotate time within and outside of assigned region.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance (see uniform guidelines in the employee handbook).
  • New Hire TB test required.
  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check and fingerprinting.

To apply for this position, or for more information, please visit https://columbuszoo.org/home/about/employment/seasonal-employment-opportunities.


The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium seeks a Summer Experience Camp Instructor.

  • Responsible for instruction of planned lessons and activities for assigned aged children.
  • Responsible for overall safety and well-being of assigned groups (e.g. being aware of any medical problems or special needs of the children).
  • Responsible for the care and handling of animals used for assigned programs within acceptable safety protocols. (select returning staff only)
  • Delivers programming and actively participates in activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up of program activities and/or arts and crafts.
  • May maintain proper check-in and checkout procedures and assists in enforcing rules of the program.
  • May prepare classroom, teaching materials and art supplies prior to student’s arrival.
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday for the duration of the camp. Position also includes a few Thursday overnights during the extent of the program.
  • Camps begins Monday, June 9 and runs through Friday, August 15, 2014. Staff training is Monday, June 2-Friday, June 6 from 8:00-5:00.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • BA/BS in education, natural sciences, or other related field preferred with junior/senior status required if not degreed.
  • Experience teaching informal classes or in a camp environment preferred.
  • If assigned to camp-ins: require overnight stays, afternoons and weekends.
  • Able to work well with children.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able and willing to rotate time within and outside of assigned region.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance (see uniform guidelines in the employee handbook).
  • New Hire TB test required.
  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.

To apply for this position, or for more information, please visit https://columbuszoo.org/home/about/employment/seasonal-employment-opportunities.


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is currently considering applicants for the position of Education Assistant.  The Education Assistant reports to the Vice President of Education and Public Programs and the Director of Education and is responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties to assist in the efficient operation of the Education Department and for providing administrative support to the Vice President of Education and Public Programs as needed.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assists Vice President of Education and Public Programs in coordinating logistical aspects for all educational programs.
    • Schedules meetings, travel, conferences/programs as necessary
    • Prepares documents for presentation including reports, letters, and program information.
    • Sends out mailings and related correspondence
    • Assists with logistical aspects of program production, technical requirements, payments, scheduling and space reservations
    • Assists in developing and editing PowerPoint presentations
  • Assists in the day-to-day operations of the Education Department under the supervision of the Director of Education.
    • Coordinates aspects of the Museum’s digital learning initiative including asset management, imports videos, uploads materials to the website, maintaining function of website, edits videos and photos for website use.
    • Coordinates aspects of the Museum’s on-site education program (Rockin’ the Schools) including processing evaluations, assisting with daily set-up, maintain and proof materials, update Patron’s Edge database, and maintain the teaching schedule and evaluation system.
    • Monitors Rockin’ the Schools reports and EDU email inbox
    • Maintains accessible filing system
    • Assists in developing and editing PowerPoint presentations
  • Provides support for Education Department events:
    • Assists in the production of certain events
    • Films events
    • Annotates video content
    • Coordinates artist/speaker travel itineraries for Museum and Library & Archives programs
    • Updates general website content as advised

Duties include but may not be limited to the above.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High school graduate and one (1) to two (2) years professional administrative experience required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Digital media knowledge and experience preferred – audio/video recording and editing.
  • Knowledge of rock and roll history and related popular music genres is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of music reference sources and research tools is strongly preferred.
  • Ability as a performing musician is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with artists, educators and employees.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all assignments.
  • Ability to read and demonstrate basic oral, written, mathematical and manual skills and ability to communicate in Standard English.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to successfully pass a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum reference check, background investigation and drug screen.
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Office Suite (specifically PowerPoint and Excel) required; experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie or Final Cut Pro preferred; Patron’s Edge
  • Ability to get along with other people.

Work Schedule: Ability to work up to 40 hours per week; any shift as assigned, including evenings, weekends and holidays.  Ability to work additional hours as workload demands.  Hours are primarily 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience.  (Hourly/Non-Exempt)

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary history online at http://rockhall.com/careers

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is an equal opportunity employer and Drug Free Workplace.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is seeking a Seasonal Celebration Associate in the department of Visitor Services.

The objective of this position is to provide exceptional guest service and representation of the Botanical Garden during seasonal celebrations.

Supervisor: Director of Guest Services & Special Exhibits

Work Location

  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Located in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural, health, and education district, 10 minutes east of downtown Cleveland.
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in theU. S.

Responsibilities

  • Actively participate and engage with guests to deliver a fun and memorable experience
  • Help to maintain the appearance, cleanliness, safety and quality of workspace
  • Process sales transactions quickly and accurately using a computerized cash register and/or standalone credit card machine
  • Provide friendly and helpful customer service with good communications skills to all guests
  • Assist with maintaining adequate stock levels of merchandise and supplies, and communicate guest needs and special requests so they may be fulfilled
  • Contribute toward building teamwork among staff and volunteers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school graduate preferred
  • Retail and/or cash handling experience preferred
  • Experience with customer service in a similar setting desired
  • Performance, theater, or teaching background recommended
  • Must enjoy working with families and children
  • Willingness to work with animals

Requirements

  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands – Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Position will work indoors and outdoors  (weather permitting)
  • Must be able to lift and transport up to 50 lbs
  • There may be long periods of standing and walking

Dates of Position

  • Seasonal March 10 – April 29 (some flexibility on start & end dates)
  • Part time (10-25 hrs per week)
  • Flexible schedule- must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays

Wages:  Negotiable

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12392201

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a Seasonal Costumed Character Entertainer for 2015 Shows and Events

The objective of this position is to represent the core values and brand of Cleveland Botanical Garden while delighting and entertaining guests as the Botanical Garden’s official mascot.  Interact and greet guests while dressed in costume, or while guiding and assisting others in costume.

Supervisor: Director of Guest Services & Special Exhibits

Work Location

  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Located in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural, health, and education district, 10 minutes east of downtown Cleveland.
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities

  • Appear up to several times daily while wearing costume
  • Ensure safety of all participants, including self, while in or out of costume
  • Interact and greet Botanical Garden guests in a fun, family-friendly and welcoming way
  • Maintain “character” at all times while in view of guests when wearing costume
  • Costume maintenance and cleaning, as directed
  • Maintain general knowledge of ongoing Botanical Garden activities to promote through entertaining appearances both onsite and offsite at special events
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications

  • Ability to wear a full-body costume for a minimum of thirty minutes at a time in varying temperature conditions
  • Ability to work flexible schedule on as needed basis
  • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with Botanical Garden staff and guests while being in character and communicating through actions, or while out of character and communicating verbally about the Botanical Garden’s educational mission
  • Strong customer service skills, enthusiasm and creativity
  • Desire to work with children and families
  • Experience working with children or entertainment industry background is preferred, but not required

Requirements

  • Must pass a criminal background check

Physical Demands – Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Match physical size limitations based upon costume dimensions. (approximately 5’2” – 5’7”)
  • Frequent standing/moving about
  • Periodic kneeling/crouching
  • Frequent reaching at or above shoulder level
  • Frequent bending/stooping/squatting
  • Some repetitive movement
  • Position will work indoors and outdoors (weather permitting)
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Dates of Position

  • Seasonal March 10 – April 29 (some flexibility on start & end dates)
  • Part time (10-25 hrs per week)
  • Flexible schedule, must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Wages:  Negotiable

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online:

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12391611

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks seasonal Horticulture Gardeners.

The Holden Arboretum is recruiting people to perform hands-on work in our gardens. We will begin staffing these positions for a period of three-(3) to seven-(7) months (starting in April depending on the growing season and project needs.)  Positions are full time.  Monday – Friday 7am- 3:30pm

Supervisor:

  • Lead Horticulturist
  • Works with horticulturists
  • Works with volunteers

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planting and maintaining a variety of woody and herbaceous plants
  • Pruning, deadheading and weeding
  • Applying mulch and soil amendments
  • Transplanting, dividing perennials, watering and fertilizing
  • Hauling brush, mowing and raking
  • Pest control
  • Installing and removing deer fencing
  • Operating and performing routine maintenance on power equipment

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Experienced gardeners preferred.
  • Experience in the operation of stick shift vehicles and other machinery (Cushman, tractor, chippers, mowers, weed eaters, sprayers, pick up trucks, etc.) a plus.
  • Use of hand pruners, loppers, hand saws and backpack sprayers
  • Able to work independently and within small work teams
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Speak, write and understand English

Work Environment

  • Work outdoors in temperature ranges typical for Northeast Ohio
  • Work in and around poison ivy, poison sumac, water, mud, brush and stinging insects

Physical Demands

Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Effective vision and hearing
  • Hand and arm dexterity
  • Walk and work on wet, uneven, slippery terrain
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
  • Climb, reach, pull, push, grab

Dates of Position:

  • April through October (Flexible starting & ending dates)
  • Five days per week, Monday-Friday, 7am to 3:30pm
  • Approximately 40 hours per week

Wages:

  • Candidates with no or minimal experience start at $8.00
  • Candidates with relevant experience start at $8.50 and up
  • Thirty-(30) and sixty-(60) day performance appraisals
  • Opportunity (not guaranteed) for up to a dollar increase after sixty-(60) days

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12358361

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a seasonal worker for the Leach Research Station.

The Holden Arboretum is searching for a seasonal worker to assist at the David G. Leach Research Station in Madison, Ohio, from April through November. Responsibilities include helping with the installation and maintenance of field and display plants, which are part of Holden’s ornamental plant breeding program.

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S. Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas

Supervisor:

  • Station Director
  • Work with Field Station Specialist

Work Location:

  • Leach Research Station in Madison, Ohio, a 40-acre  satellite field station operated by The Holden Arboretum

Qualifications:

  • Experience with plant growth and care in garden, greenhouse or farm settings
  • Knowledge of appropriate and safe use of common garden hand and power tools, as well as light farm equipment including a small tractor and front end loader.
  • Mowing skills with rider mower and hand trimming (mowers/string trimmers
  • Light maintenance/repair work on equipment or facilities
  • Herbicide weed control with appropriate training from Holden.
  • Able to work independently or within small work teams of volunteers.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Physically fit to perform various tasks in all weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodation: Requires good vision and hearing; ability to understand basic instructions using the English language; hand and arm dexterity; walking and working on wet, uneven, slippery terrain; occasionally lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs; and bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching.

Dates of Position:

  • April through November
  • Five days per week Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
  • Approximately 40 hours per week.

Wages:  $10.00/hour

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12266301

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a seasonal Public Programs Assistant.

The Holden Arboretum has one position available for a Public Programs Assistant for the period April through September 2015. The Public Program Assistant supports Holden’s Education Program by assisting with the implementation of weekend programming, teaching classes, conducting school and adult tours, and other activities as required.

Supervisor:    Manager of Information Services

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the United States

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of weekend programming
  • Teach classes
  • Conduct tours (school and adult)
  • Program site and activity maintenance
  • Other activities as required

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an associate’s degree in natural sciences and/or education
  • Experience teaching diverse audiences with an emphasis on family group populations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience in a Windows environment using business application software including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher
  • Experience with public program development in a museum and/or public garden setting is preferred

Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively solve medium to complex problems
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Highly skilled at speaking, writing and understanding the English language.
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands

Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Transport oneself by foot over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven or rocky.
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
  • Work outdoors where the ambient temperature spans 0 – 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Independent decision making.
  • Work independently as well as on a team

Work Environment

  • Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes occasional nights and weekends
  • April through September
  • Approximately 40 hours per week, Tuesday – Saturday

Wages:  $9.25

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12353021

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden  seeks a seasonal Facilities worker.

The Holden Arboretum is searching for a seasonal worker to assist our Facilities Department in the construction and maintenance of irrigation systems, buildings, out buildings, fences, etc. The season also will assist with preparation of special events and programming.  Performs other tasks as required.

Supervisor:

  • Manager of Facilities and Maintenance
  • Works with Construction Technicians and Maintenance Technician

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Qualifications:

  • Performs/assists with interior and exterior maintenance of buildings, rentals and out buildings
  • Performs/assists with plumbing, mechanical and electrical repairs on structures
  • Performs/assists with preparation and painting facilities and equipment, both indoors and outdoors. Assists with grading of parking lots, trails and other road repairs
  • Assists with tent erection and dismantling for special events and programs
  • Performs/assists with irrigation repairs and maintenance

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Physically fit to perform various tasks in all weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodation: Requires good vision and hearing; ability to understand basic instructions using the English language; hand and arm dexterity; walking and working on wet, uneven, slippery terrain; occasionally lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs; and bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching.
  • Work outdoors where the ambient temperature spans 0 – 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Use of hand and power tools
  • Independent decision making
  • Work independently as well as with others

Dates of Position:

  • April through September
  • Five days per week, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Approximately 40 hours per week

Wages: $10.00

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12266501

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a seasonal worker in Guest Relations.

The Objective of this position is to perform high quality customer service; housekeeping and set-up duties; receives guests at the Corning Visitor Center (CVC); promotes membership, and provides information and support for featured and upcoming attractions, classes, activities and seasonal programming; Provides customer service at the information desk, gatehouse and special events. Performs other activities as required. This position requires a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend work.

Supervisor:    Manager, Guest Relations

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs housekeeping and set-up/tear-down for meetings, classes and events
  • Greets new guests and provides them with an overview of property and provide reorientation for returning visitors
  • Answers telephone calls and assists with questions regarding classes, memberships, special events, natural history, horticulture, Holden history, and directions
  • Prepares and handles registrations and payments for admissions, memberships, class fees and Treehouse store merchandise
  • Responsible for point-of-sale register reconciliations and closing procedures
  • Provides clerical support as needed
  • Assists with special events and programs

Qualifications:

  • Provides prompt and courteous services to guests
  • Promotes Holden’s mission by assisting customers and answering questions on natural history, horticulture, history of Holden, directions
  • Greets guests upon their arrival and ensures that they feel welcomed into the facility
  • Troubleshoots problems, manages customer concerns, communicates effectively and provides prompt follow-up
  • Performs other activities as required
  • Restocks brochures and other material within CVC
  • Provides clerical support for the gift shop and library

Requirements:

  • Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer experience in a Windows environment using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Retail Management, Raiser’s Edge
  • Ability to effectively solve medium to complex problems
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language
  • Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)
  • Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands

Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Effective vision and hearing
  • Hand and arm dexterity
  • Walk and work on wet, uneven, slippery terrain
  • Regular lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching

Work Environment

  • Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
  • Ability to a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends
  • April through October
  • Seven days per week operation
  • Approximately 30 hours per week

Wages:  Negotiable

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12265721

Posting Date:  February 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Pro Football Hall of Fame is seeking students for an internship in Museum Registration in the Curatorial Department for the Summer of 2015. The intern will work with the Curatorial staff to accomplish the museum’s mission to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to professional football; to preserve professional football’s historic documents and artifacts; to educate the public regarding the origin, development and growth of professional football as an important part of American culture; and to promote the positive values of the sport.

Eligible students are those interested in pursuing a career in the museum field with a concentration in museum registration and collections care. The intern should have an appreciation of professional football or an interest in learning the history of the game. The intern will assist the Registrar with the following: processing new donations to the permanent collection, updating exhibits, assisting with the ongoing inventory of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s vast collection, and assist with the documentation and record keeping of the permanent collection.

Candidates are required to work 20-40 hours a week for a continuous 12 week period. The Museum Registration Intern is required to have recently completed or working to complete an undergraduate degree in one of the following fields: history, museum studies, art history, American studies, anthropology, arts administration, or equivalent. Preference will be given to students working towards a graduate degree in one of the aforementioned fields and those with experience volunteering or working within a historical organization. The Museum Registration Internship is an unpaid internship.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Christy Davis, Registrar, Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708, (330) 456-8207.


The Western Reserve Historical Society seeks a Hale Farm Sales Associate.

Responsibility:  Responsible to the Sales Manager for assisting with the operations of the gift shop including front line sales and customer service, accuracy, and profitability.

Classification:  Part-time, Seasonal & non-exempt from overtime compensation

Supervision:  N/A

Coordination:  Coordinates with the Sales Manager and Visitor Services to carry out daily admission and retail operations.

Duties:

  • Maintains a flow of merchandise to support level of sales:
    • Works with Sales Manager to coordinate sales and merchandise receipts.
    • Assists the Sales Manager to manage the point of sale system for the store, keeping consistent with the guidelines of WRHS;
    • Accurately record all transactions on the point-of-sale system.
  • Implements an effective visual presentation of merchandise including appropriate signage:
    • Maintains a clean, safe work environment, including store, café, and common areas.
    • Maintains fixtures and equipment.
    • Works with Sales Manager to maintain professional and attractive signage and promotional windows.
    • Works with Sales Manger to maintain effective merchandise presentation.
  • Maintains a high level of customer service:
    • Develops personal relationships with customers.
    • Handles customer exchanges and returns.
    • Places special orders and notifies customers of their arrival.
    • Performs all admission functions.
  • Maintain Core Performance Standards:
    • Commits to a regular schedule.
    • Follows dress code and other codes of conduct.
    • Provides additional assistance for key events
  • Comply with the Society’s accounting systems and procedures:
    • Follows procedures for transfer of shop receipts to the business office on a timely basis.
    • Assists to controls operating expenses, including, but not limited to, supplies, merchandise, and equipment.
  • Performs all aspects of Guest Services and Admissions:
    • Maintains communication with all departments regarding special events and programs.
    • Carries out all policies and procedures for guest services
  • Supports income generation initiatives by identifying and recommending programs and activities based on the strengths of the department that will contribute to the financial success of WRHS.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Hale Farm Sales Manager

Qualifications:

  • Job-related skills include, but are not limited to initiative, goal orientation, creativity, and communication. Ability to walk/stand for long periods of time is necessary.
  • Essential personality traits include enthusiasm, dependability, flexibility, and integrity.

Please submit your resume to Jennifer Atkins at jatkins@wrhs.org. No phone calls please.


Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens seeks a Collections Technician Specialist.  The Collections Technician Specialist is a full-time employee of Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens hired by the CEO upon the recommendation of the Curator/Director of Museum Services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Collections staff as Stan Hywet Hall embarks on a multi-year project to restore a select number of rooms in the Manor House to their original 1915 appearance.  This position will be heavily involved throughout the project and responsible for providing the Collections team with necessary research as well as an array of general collections management related duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report regularly to Curator/Director of Museum Services.
  • Assist Collections Department with ongoing collections management and related issues.
  • Handle multiple projects or tasks with careful attention to detail.
  • Lead efforts to complete research of spaces and collections items ear marked for work as part of the room by room restoration project.
  • Organize collections files related to room by room restoration.
  • Complete entry of condition reports, conservation treatments and research information into PastPerfect collections database.
  • Assist in the maintenance of environmental control monitoring and systems.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Stan Hywet’s pest management program.
  • Check security and condition of all collection objects on a daily basis; report any damaged/missing objects to Curator/Director of Museum Services.
  • Attend and assist with in-house training and internal education of basic proper handling techniques and assist in policy development.
  • Attend planning and informational meetings with other departments.  Share information    through departmental meetings
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the interpretation of the historic site, museum rooms, and exhibits.
  • Provide assistance to internal staff, consultants, researchers, and the public with collections materials.
  • Assist with other ongoing museum activities including the planning and implementation of museum public programs.
  • Assist with regular inventory and ordering of maintenance supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with regular inventory of collections and documentation of condition, location, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to work directly with staff and volunteers to implement museum policies and procedures regarding the protection, care, documentation, presentation and interpretation of the museum collections as well as public and private spaces.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with visitors, staff and volunteers in person or over the telephone and maintain a professional attitude and appearance.
  • Flexible work schedule.  Evening work and weekend work may be required at times.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • A high school diploma is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies or related field required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Office products.
  • Previous similar experience preferred (museum setting highly desirable).
  • Experience using PastPerfect software preferred

To apply: Visit www.stanhywet.org/careers  and follow the application instructions listed there.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seek a 2015 Horticulture Intern. The objective of this position is to expose intern to the many facets of an urban public horticultural institution, primarily in garden and glasshouse management.

Direct Supervisor: Grounds Manager. Position will also work with Horticulturists, Glasshouse staff, and Curator of Collections

Work Location:

  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Located in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural, health, and education district, 10 minutes east of downtown Cleveland.
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Accomplish daily hands-on, horticulturally-related jobs as well as long-term group projects
  • Assist with care of gardens and glasshouses, including duties such as, but not limited to watering, pruning, planting, weeding, mulching, fertilizing, mowing, propagating, and IPM pest control.
  • Conduct work for a season long project, culminating with a public presentation.

Educational Benefits:

  • Gain experience in working with annuals & perennials, woody plants, herbs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, interior plants, turf, tropical & desert plants, and container plantings.
  • Learn and practice sustainable horticulture practices including Integrated Pest Management, organic fertilizers, etc.
  • Field trips to public and commercial horticulture facilities.
  • College internship credit with sponsoring school.
  • Independent special project with a mentor.
  • Attend Garden classes and programs for free.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of two years of college (horticulture, botany or related field) or technical program is preferred.
  • Proven genuine interest in plants, coupled with a desire to learn.
  • Experience in the field of horticulture is preferred.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and interact with the general public.

Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Acceptable Driving record – 3 points or less

Dates of Position

  • May/June through August/September (minimum three month commitment).
  • Five days per week with weekend work, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Generally 40 hours per week.

Wages:  $10.00/hour

Housing

  • Intern is responsible for obtaining housing and transportation.
  • Assistance in locating very affordable housing is available (if requested on application.)

To Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11978101

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a Plant and Microbial Ecology Intern for Summer 2015. This 10-week summer internship will provide you with an opportunity to work with scientists from The Holden Arboretum studying the effects of environmental change on plants and forests of Northeast Ohio. Internships typically run from late May thru July but timing is flexible.

Duties may include: assisting in soil and plant sampling, plant data collection, as well as extracting, amplifying, and analyzing DNA from soils and roots. Interns will be compensated with a stipend of $400/week and on-site housing is available if needed for a nominal fee ($30 per week).

Persons with knowledge of or interest in ecology, microbiology, and plant biology are encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a letter of interest, a resume that discusses your prior experience, and two references. Applicants should also indicate their primary research interest. Holden research staff and a description of their respective programs can be found at http://holdenarb.org/education/research-staff.asp. Questions concerning the internships can be addressed to Dr. David Burke (dburke@holdenarb.org).

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12057481

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden  seeks a 2015 Conservation Intern.  The objective of this position is to expose intern to the many facets of natural areas management .

Supervisor: Natural Areas Manager

Work Location

  • Holden Arboretum – Kirtland Ohio in the hills of Northeast Ohio’s Lake and Geauga county – just outside Cleveland.
  • Encompassing over 3600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas.
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities

  • Manage invasive plant species.
  • Conduct upland forest assessments.
  • Electronic mapping using GPS and GIS technology.
  • Collecting detailed information on plant populations and site conditions.
  • Monitor heritage (rare) plant species.
  • Work on restoration projects.
  • Work with Conservation Biologist on deer monitoring and control, and other biological surveys.

Educational Benefits

  • Gain practical, hands-on experience invasive plant control, conducting upland forest assessments, monitoring heritage species, restoration projects and work with Conservation Biologist on deer control and other biological surveys.
  • Field trips to relevant natural areas, nurseries, relevant local training, meetings, etc.
  • Attend Holden classes and programs for free (unless materials fee applies).

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student, or recently graduated.
  • Degree focus must be in a Natural Science major or related field of study and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in conservation or related field.
  • Previous experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Applicants must have their own transportation

Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Work in and around poison ivy and poison sumac, shallow water, mud, brush, and stinging insects. Anything you might expect to encounter working outdoors in natural areas.
  • Sitting, standing, kneeling and bending on uneven work surfaces.
  • Must pass a criminal background check./drug test
  • Acceptable driving record – 3 points or less

Dates of Position

  • Starting/ending dates flexible.
  • May through August (prefer minimum 12 week commitment).
  • Five days per week Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
  • Generally 40 hours per week.

Wages:  $10.00/hour

Housing

  • Holden provides housing on site for a nominal charge.
  • Intern is responsible for transportation.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11977891

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden  seek a Director of Major Gifts/Leadership Giving.

It is an exciting time filled with opportunity for a seasoned leader to join the newly integrating Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden.  As a joined entity, the organization is becoming the 13th largest public garden in the United States and finds itself at a new level of national leadership and prominence in Northeast Ohio.  We are seeking a highly effective development professional to join our experienced and successful Advancement team.  The Director of Major Gifts, in a newly created position, will be responsible for identifying, engaging, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden with an emphasis on gifts at $50,000 and above.  He / she will work closely with the Vice President of Advancement and staff to plan, prioritize and set explicit goals for fundraising for major giving, as well as creating and implementing personalized cultivation/stewardship plans and special fundraising projects to aid in securing new and increased gifts and stewarding donors to higher gift levels. The Director of Major Gifts will report to the Vice President of Advancement.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of progressive experience in development, major gifts, fundraising, relationship management or related field, experience and familiarity with charitable giving techniques, excellent communication and presentation skills, proven relationship building skills and demonstrated success closing gifts of five and six figures.  Familiarity with philanthropy in the Northeast Ohio area strongly desired.  Accustomed with Raiser’s Edge and Wealth Engine software and other specialized software relating to fundraising and membership is preferred.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11841771

Posting Date:  December 2014

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity, ADA employer and a drug-free workplace.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is seeking a 2015 Education Intern. The objective of this position is to assist Cleveland Botanical Garden staff in the management of plantings, structures, educational features and programming of Hershey Children’s Garden (HCG) and Education Department programs while enhancing individual horticultural and/or educational knowledge base.

Supervisor: Hershey Children’s Garden Manager

Time Commitment

Two positions:

  • March through November, 35-40 hours/week.
  • May through August, 35-40 hours/week.

Work Location:

  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Located in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural, health, and education district, 10 minutes east of downtown Cleveland.
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with HCG’s maintenance and horticulture upkeep, including all plantings, garden features, displays and other areas.
  • Lead inquiry based learning experiences including, but not limited to, tours of outdoor gardens and the glasshouses, as well as one-on-one guest interactions, and programs such as a storytime.
  • Assist in the instruction of school groups, scout programs, garden classes and camps.
  • Assist in the development and dissemination of informational hand-outs, signage and interpretation for HCG.
  • Create and implement educational programs in the Garden for families, schools and other youth organizations.
  • Assist with other tasks, programs, and events as necessary in the Department of Education, including but not limited to teach kits, exploration stations, and the kids nook.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate with minimum 2 years in college or post-secondary program: prefer education, environmental/natural resources, horticulture/agriculture, museum exhibit/interpretation studies or related field.
  • Experience in youth education, leadership or counselor roles.
  • Exemplary communications skills.
  • Availability to work week days, weekends, and some evenings.

Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Satisfactory outcome on background and substance screenings.
  • Acceptable Driving record  (3 points or less)

Wages:  $9.25 per hour

Housing:

  • Intern is responsible for obtaining housing and transportation.
  • Assistance in locating very affordable housing is available (if requested on application.)

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12072001

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a 2015 Green Corps Crew Assistant.

Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps is a seasonal work-study program for high school students in Cleveland.  Students work as a team to maintain Learning Farms, sell produce to neighbors and at markets, and make Ripe From Downtown salsa.  Throughout the season, students follow a curriculum based on life and work skills, agriculture, community and environmental stewardship, and sustainability.  As part of this dynamic program, students work together to make their own lives and communities better.

Date of Position: March 15 through October, 40 hours/week

Primary Function:  This seasonal full-time position requires a high-energy, flexible individual who will be an integral member of the Green Corps team.  This Garden ambassador will assist with the day-to-day operation of a Cleveland Botanical Garden Learning Farm including planting, maintenance and harvesting, and the overall education and management of student employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily field operations, supervising student activities and leading the youth crew in the performance of general farm maintenance tasks including, but not limited to, planting; pruning; watering; weeding; mulching; fertilizing.
  • Assist site manager with building and maintaining positive relationships with each Green Corps student.
  • Build and maintain a healthy, safe, and supportive work and learning environment within the Green Corps Learning Farm.
  • Reinforce weekly curriculum and ensure students meet work requirements.
  • Communicate positively and effectively with students’ parents and Learning Farm neighbors and community members.
  • Assist with the management of the day-to-day operation of a Learning Farm site, involving general garden maintenance tasks such as, but not limited to, planting, pruning, watering, weeding, mulching and fertilizing.
  • Participate in production and marketing of Ripe from Downtown™ products.
  • Lead volunteer groups, tours, and community programming in the Learning Farm.
  • Assist with planning and carrying out Learning Farm Open House, other CBG events, and Green Corps’ farmer’s market stand.
  • Provide feedback to improve and grow Green Corps.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be at least 21 years old
  • Obtainment or work toward an Associate or Bachelor degree in education, child-youth development, agriculture or a related area is preferred and/or relevant experience or background required
  • Experience working with youth is highly desirable
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds, as well as excellent communications skills in a positive, team-player environment is essential

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Satisfactory outcome on background and substance screenings.
  • Acceptable Driving record  (3 points or less)

This position may be tailored to meet college internship or credit requirements.  Extensive staff training provided on teaching skills and gardening/agriculture.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12072601

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a 2015 Green Corps Crew Leader.

Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps is a seasonal work-study program for high school students in Cleveland.  Students work as a team to maintain Learning Farms, sell produce to neighbors and at markets, and make Ripe From Downtown™ salsa.  Throughout the season, students follow a curriculum based on life and work skills, agriculture, community and environmental stewardship, and sustainability.  As part of this dynamic program, students work together to make their own lives and communities better.

Date of Position: March 15 through October, 40 hours/week

Primary Function:  This seasonal full-time position requires a high-energy, flexible individual who will be an integral member of the Green Corps team.  This Garden ambassador will have responsibility for the day-to-day operation of a Cleveland Botanical Garden Learning Farm including planting, maintenance and harvesting, and the overall education and management of student employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the process of recruiting and hiring students for Green Corps.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with each Green Corps student.
  • Build and maintain a healthy, safe, and supportive work and learning environment within the Green Corps Learning Farm.
  • Under the supervision of the Green Corps Youth manager, reinforce weekly curriculum.
  • Assign daily work and ensure students meet work requirements.
  • Evaluate students’ work, behavior, and learning performance using specified tools and format.
  • Act as a liaison with students’ parents and Learning Farm neighbors and community members.
  • Under supervision of Green Corps Farm Manager, implement day-to-day operation of a Learning Farm, which involves general garden maintenance tasks such as, but not limited to, planting, pruning, watering, weeding, mulching and fertilizing.
  • Participate in production and marketing of Ripe from Downtown™ products.
  • Lead volunteer groups, tours, and community programming in the Learning Farm.
  • Maintain basic Learning Farm records including student files, gardening records, harvest and market tracking, and volunteer statistics.
  • Assist with planning and carrying out Learning Farm Open House, other CBG events, and Green Corps’ farmer’s market stand.
  • Provide feedback to improve and grow the Green Corps program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be at least 21 years old
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in education, child-youth development, agriculture or a related area is preferred and/or relevant experience or background required
  • Experience in working with youth
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds, as well as excellent communications skills in a positive, team-player environment is essential

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Satisfactory outcome on background and substance screenings.
  • Acceptable Driving record  (3 points or less)

Extensive staff training provided on teaching skills and gardening/agriculture.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12072661

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a Green Corps Youth Manager.

It is an exciting time filled with opportunity for a seasoned leader to join the newly integrating Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden.  As a joined entity, the organization is becoming the 13th largest public garden in the United States and finds itself at a new level of national leadership and prominence in Northeast Ohio.

The Botanical Garden location is seeking a highly effective education professional to join our successful Green Corps Program.  Green Corps’ mission is to build life, work and leadership skills by employing and educating high school youth (ages 15 to 18) through the practice of sustainable agriculture, place-based learning and community engagement.

Each year, Green Corps employs and educates an average of 70 to 75 teenagers that live within the city to work at one of our six urban learning farms. The Green Corps Youth Manager is responsible for hiring/managing/training Crew Leaders and Assistants, and aid in hiring/evaluating the students for each site, overseeing the installation and maintenance of school gardens, coordinating work days at School Garden Partnership Schools, liaison with students’ parents and Learning Farm neighbors and community members, and leading volunteer groups, tours and community programming in the Learning Farm. The Youth Manager will work directly for the Vice-President of Education.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor degree in education, child-youth development, or a related area is preferred and/or relevant experience or background is required.  Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to work in collaborative relationships with people of diverse backgrounds.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12071851

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is recruiting for an individual willing and able to work flexible weekdays, evenings and weekends as a Part-time Guest Services Representative at the Cleveland Botanical Garden location.

The Part-time Guest Services Representative is responsible for:

  • Greeting all guests, school groups and group tours that enter Cleveland Botanical Garden and creating a positive and enjoyable experience for them.
  • Assisting guests both in person and over the telephone with their questions about memberships, events, programs, services, Cleveland Botanical Garden and the surrounding area.
  • Conducting ticket sales and other transactions.
  • Performing end of day reconciliation for all sales transactions.
  • Maintaining count of all guests, groups and other visitors.
  • Processing sales of memberships and classes.

Week day, Evening and Weekend hours are required.

Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule on an as needed basis.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer experience.
  • Attention to detail to accurately process cash/credit card transactions.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11651621

Posting Date:  December 2014

Closing Date:  Until Filled                  

The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity, ADA employer and a drug-free workplace.


The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden seeks a 2015 Horticulture Intern.

Objective:

  • To expose intern to the many facets of sustainable landscape maintenance practices in a public garden setting.

Supervisor:

  • Lead Horticulturist
  • Work with Horticulturists, Nursery Supervisor, and Plant Collections Supervisor.

Work Location:

  • The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.
  • Encompassing more than 3600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas
  • The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden recently integrated, making the organization the 13th largest public garden in the U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with care of gardens, tree collections, and nursery. Duties would include, but are not limited to:  watering, pruning, deadheading planting, weeding, mulching, fertilizing, mowing, propagating, and integrated pest management (IPM).

Educational Benefits:

  • Interns will rotate through Holden’s six display gardens (each with a different theme), tree collections, natural areas, nursery and plant record office.
  • Gain practical, hands-on experience in sustainable landscape maintenance practices and procedures involving a wide variety of woody and herbaceous plants in a public garden setting.
  • Field trips to public and commercial horticulture facilities, relevant local training, meetings, etc.
  • Attend Holden classes and programs for free (unless materials fee applies).

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student, or recently graduated.
  • Degree focus must be in horticulture or a related area of study such as botany, landscape architecture, etc.
  • Previous experience with gardening of landscaping work is preferred.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in horticulture or a related field.
  • Applicants must have their own transportation
  • Excellent ability to communicate and interact with the general public.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Sitting, standing, kneeling and bending on uneven work surfaces.
  • Must pass a criminal background check./drug test
  • Acceptable driving record – 3 points or less

Dates of Position:

  • Starting / ending dates flexible.
  • April through September (prefer minimum 12 week commitment).
  • Five days per week Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Generally 40 hours per week.

Wages:  $10.00/hour

Housing:

  • Holden provides housing on site for a nominal charge ($30 weekly).
  • Intern is responsible for obtaining transportation.

To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11978321

Posting Date:  January 2015

Closing Date:  Until Filled

The Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.


The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) — one of Ohio’s premier museums for an exceptional visual arts experience, attracting thousands of visitors each year — seeks a full-time Director of Marketing & Communications. This creative, energetic, and visionary individual will develop, implement, manage, and measure the Museum’s strategic marketing, advertising, branding, and public relations. The Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for integrated marketing communications for all exhibitions, educational programs, special events, and other outreach efforts to increase the Museum’s visibility and attendance. Duties also include developing strategies to broaden regional audience through traditional, web, and social marketing; increasing membership through targeted membership development and incentive initiatives; developing collaborative programs and relationships with local and regional arts organizations; and supporting and coordinating promotion with other Museum departments including education, development, curatorial and finance. The position reports to the CMA Executive Director.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Envision and lead strategic marketing and communications programs centered on the CMA Mission and Vision.
  • Establish and implement long-term strategic and short-term tactical marketing plans.
  • Plan, direct and generate content for all promotional campaigns for major exhibits, lectures, education programs, and special events.
  • Work with the Executive Director to enhance the Museum’s brand platform and brand positioning across all communications. Work with all CMA departments in applying and maintaining brand integrity both internally and externally.
  • Serve as the Museum’s creative director, planning and directing content and graphic design concepts for all printed materials and online communications.
  • Select and manage all agency and vendor relations, including marketing, graphic design, printing, and web services.
  • Craft all advertising and promotional copy for print and web use.
  • Maintain and develop media contacts; write and distribute press releases and media pitches.
  • Create media plans and execute media buys across a variety of print, broadcast, and digital media sources in the support of advertising plans.
  • Plan and conduct market research and audience surveys that can drive decision making across the Museum for marketing, education, and development.
  • Lead the Museum in growing membership. Create new membership promotions and special events. Maintain membership database and regular communications.
  • Increase Museum presence and audience participation on social networking channels.
  • Develop a new Museum website structure to allow easy management and engagement. Post regular web updates, including graphics and social media plug-ins.
  • Increase representation on digital media, entertainment, and cultural calendars throughout the region and explore new digital media opportunities.
  • Generate and manage the Museum’s annual marketing budget.
  • Collaborate with Canton Museum of Art affiliate organizations to create marketing, creative, and public relations campaigns that increase their visibility and fundraising efforts for the Museum.
  • Represent CMA to collaborate with local and regional arts organizations for new programming and community arts events in the Canton Arts District and Northeast Ohio Arts Corridor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or Museum Studies with a related field blending art/arts marketing. Master’s degree in Arts Administration a plus.
  • Minimum five years of direct experience in marketing communications and public relations; Non-profit, arts, corporate, or agency experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel; Adobe Creative Suite; Social media platforms; and working with website content management systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven experience using best practices in marketing (including related technology), public relations, graphic design, web marketing, and print production.
  • Excellent project management and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; Must work easily with a diverse staff, board, and audiences.
  • Budget development and monitoring experience.

Other Desired Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, anticipate challenges and deliver solutions.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate and prioritize multiple projects, work with accuracy under a fast pace, and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrated capability of writing clearly and informatively, and to vary writing styles to meet needs of the communication platform and audience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule — which may include some evenings and weekends.
  • A passion for art and advancing the CMA mission for dynamic exhibits and programming to entertain, excite, and educate through the visual arts.

About the Canton Museum of Art:

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is one of Ohio’s premier museums for an exceptional visual arts experience, attracting thousands of visitors each year. CMA is recognized for powerful national touring exhibits; dynamic museum-original exhibits; an unrivaled Permanent Collection of American watercolors and contemporary ceramics; and innovative education outreach programs, in-museum classes, and workshops serving thousands of children and adults each year.

For Consideration: The position is full-time, and salary will be commensurate with experience and skills. CMA offers an excellent benefits package, including health, Rx, and retirement. Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to:

ATTN: Marketing Director Search Canton Museum of Art 1001 Market Avenue North Canton, OH 44702 E-mail Application Materials to: employment@cantonart.org.

No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Canton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sauder Village, Ohio’s largest living history village, located in Archbold is seeking applicants for a Full Time Historic Farm Manager to oversee historic farming interpretation and programming. Sauder Village is a non-profit living history village that depicts rural history from 1803 through 1920 through 47 buildings staffed by third person interpreters. For more information about our site, visit our website at www.saudervillage.org.

We are looking for someone with living history experience and knowledge of rural agricultural history of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to work in a team setting, enjoy working with the public of all ages, and share a passion for living history.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research the rural history of this region during the 19th and early 20th centuries including farming practices, animal and crop usage, technological changes, political and social issues and the like and uses that research to interpret that history to Sauder Village guests.
  • Oversee the daily care of livestock collection of horses, sheep, pigs and poultry including feeding, stall and pen cleaning and basic medical care.
  • Maintain accurate, current health records on each animal under Village care.
  • Oversee the acquisition of appropriate historic animal varieties.
  • Oversee the barnyard staff of buggy drivers and groomers including scheduling and training.
  • Work with the Curator of Education to develop and implement historically based demonstrations, participatory experiences and programs for guests of all ages.
  • Work with the Curator of Collections to acquire historically accurate equipment for farming needs and assist when needed with the creation of agricultural themed exhibits.
  • Work with the Historic Gardens Supervisor on the development and care of period gardens.
  • Provide costumed interpretation on-site and off-site, regarding historical farming to people of all ages
  • Perform a variety of agricultural, animal husbandry and maintenance tasks related to the historic farm operations.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of agricultural components for special events.
  • Sit on the Education team, and attend regular meetings of that team, and other Sauder Village meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Report to and regularly communicate with the Curator of Education regarding historic farming issues, events, ideas for future programming.

For a complete job description, application, and salary information, contact: Aaron Alt Aaron.alt@saudervillage.org; 1.800.590.9755.


The Castle historic house museum seeks a full-time Building and Grounds Supervisor. The successful applicant will be responsible for all maintenance and upkeep of museum and its landscaping, including custodial work, general interior/exterior repairs and groundskeeping. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds. Drug and background screening is required. For more information or to apply, contact:

Scott Britton, Executive Director The Castle 418 4th St. Marietta, OH 45750 scott@mariettacastle.org; 740-373-4180.


The Great Lakes Science Center seeks a Vice President of Marketing, Communication and Sales. The Vice President of Marketing, Communication & Sales is Great Lakes Science Center’s (GLSC) strategic leader for marketing, communications, special events, and sales, with a goal of optimizing these synergistic responsibilities to strengthen the organization’s value and role in the community, increase attendance, and improve sales volume. In the last fiscal year, GLSC launched a brand transformation. The VP will continue to deepen the organization’s audience research, develop the brand, prioritize messaging, and elevate the position of GLSC. The successful candidate is a sophisticated strategist, lifelong learner, creative thinker, and collaborative leader with audience-centric approaches, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to create a clear, compelling, and differentiated message that resonates with the organization’s diversity of stakeholders.

The Organization: Serving more than 8 million visitors since opening in 1996, GLSC is a community-focused, forward-thinking regional asset. GLSC’s annual budget is more than $8 million, including more than 70% earned revenue, and four national, highly-competitive grants funded by federal agencies. Education programs, including summer camps in ten locations throughout Northeast Ohio and an award-winning afterschool youth program, have increased more than 50% over the last two years. Home of 9th students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s (CMSD) award-winning MC2 STEM High School, the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, the historic William G. Mather Steamship, and the Cleveland Water Alliance, GLSC is committed to keeping pace with community needs through collaborations and partnerships that improve STEM education, and cultivate creative, critical thinkers that will shape our future.

The Candidate: This is an opportunity to join a mission-oriented, dynamic, dedicated, experienced, passionate, and diverse leadership team that is aggressively pursuing growth at GLSC and raising its profile nationally. The ideal candidate values the opportunity to work and to lead in an environment that fosters a sense of fun, creativity, risk taking, data-driven decision making, and accountability.

This position requires a proven track record of setting and implementing innovative marketing and communication strategies and serving as a catalyst and leader within organizations. The successful candidate will have a reputation for driving breakthrough thinking on brand development and management based on audience needs and consumer insights. Requires experience with digital marketing, social media, and nontraditional tools for enhancing the guest experience both on and offsite, driving repeat visits and monitoring guest satisfaction.

This is a proactive position that needs a strong communicator who can play a leadership role in strategic and collaborative planning. Requires a good energy level and sense of humor with an upbeat personality and inclination to develop and motivate staff. Candidates must demonstrate passion for the mission of GLSC.

Great Lakes Science Center is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

Apply at: http://museumjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=75365.


ICA-Art Conservation objects department is excited to announce an opening for Third-Year conservation intern for 2015. The position will start in June 2015. Compensation will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Please contact Mark Erdmann by email at merdmann@ica-artconservation.org, or mail at ICA-Art Conservation 2915 Detroit Ave., Cleveland OH 44113.

The department sees a wide range of projects with an emphasis on outdoor sculpture. Recent projects have included works by Claes Oldenburg, Tony Smith, Viktor Schreckengost, Henry Moore, and Manolo Valdez. Upcoming projects include an extensive restoration of an English lead garden sculpture, complete repatination of a trio of bronze sculptures by Caroline Stacey, restoration and repainting of two sets of Samuel Yellin wrought iron gates, and an aluminum architectural artwork by Viktor Schreckengost. In the lab we regularly encounter glass, ceramic, and metal artifacts, and less frequently wood, ivory, and other organic materials.

The successful candidate would assist department head, Mark Erdmann with large projects, as well as taking on smaller projects under his supervision, gaining experience with estimating, client interaction, project management, treatment, documentation and research relating to specific treatments. There may also be opportunities to assist in the Paintings, Paper or Textile labs depending on the skills and interest of the candidate and the projects in the lab. ICA is a regional conservation lab, with no collection of our own, consequently we encounter a great variety of projects reflective of the many public and private collections in the region and beyond.


COSI seeks a Member Operations Specialist. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Position Requirements/Education and Experience: Ideal candidate should be detail oriented, accurate, and well organized; possess excellent communication abilities; and be personable, articulate, and friendly.   Previous experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, data entry, and customer service required.  Experience with Raiser’s Edge, CounterPoint, and Outbound databases is ideal, but the ability to adapt to new applications and databases is sufficient.

Hours: Regular business hours which may include weekends, evenings or holidays

Age Requirement: Age 18+

Objective: Support the data entry and fulfillment process for membership in order to provide timely, accurate, and helpful customer service to members. Support and train front-line teams and assist with member sales at the COSI Box Office and Member Services Desk.

Accountabilities/Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Accurately enter, maintain, and audit membership records in Raisers Edge database, CounterPoint, and Outbound ticketing systems following data entry procedures and standards to ensure consistency in all records.  Gather and process updates to member records, including corrections, changes in contact information, etc.
  • Prepare and complete outgoing mailings for membership cards in a timely and accurate manner.  Prepare items for volunteer assistance when available.
  • Assist with Member Check-in and Box Office admission sales as scheduled by supporting frontline teams and assisting with member sales, questions, or issues, with goal of spending ten hours weekly supporting frontline operations. Provide ongoing coaching for frontline teams for processing and fulfilling memberships, selling COSI experiences, and providing concierge-level service to members. Adhere to all Box Office and Membership sales procedures and protocols.
  • Provide excellent customer service to members and donors through phone, email, and written correspondence. Ensure accurate and timely responses to membership email inquiries in coordination with the Membership Team.
  • Train with and assist the Member Operations Supervisor with processing and tracking membership purchases including verifying daily membership batches, processing member payments or check deposits, and recording membership payments. Perform database cleanup as needed.
  • Assist the Membership Team as needed. Tasks include assisting with membership events, direct mail projects, and fulfillment of benefits. Fulfill seasonal projects for the Advancement Division as needed.
  • Support general COSI operations through participation in meetings as appropriate.
  • Serve as an example to other COSI Team Members and Volunteers in matters of appearance, attitude, and performance in a manner best serving COSI paid and Volunteer Team Members and Guests.
  • In accordance with COSI’s Guest Services Strategy, and as opportunities present themselves, provide excellence in Guest Services by assuring Guest safety, using courtesy to drive each Guest interaction, by delivering the COSI show, and by keeping operations efficient.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Membership or Member Operations Supervisor.

Please apply directly at https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=970377.


The Aullwood Center and Farm seeks an Executive Director.

Note: All applications are made through Audubon’s online system: https://careers‐audubon.icims.com/jobs/2250/executive‐director%2c‐aullwood‐audubon‐center‐and‐farm/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=900&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false

Overview: Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on‐the‐ground conservation action.  By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive.  And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in‐country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level.  What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 22 state offices, 44 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 46 states, and 700 staff across the country.  Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Aullwood:

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm (Aullwood) is a treasured resource in Southwest Ohio. Marie S. Aull, founder, presented an unprecedented gift to the National Audubon Society in 1957 ‐ Audubon’s first nature center in the Midwest, as well as, one of the first educational farms (1962) in the country.  Aullwood’s 200‐acre sanctuary includes six miles of hiking trails winding through prairie, forests, ponds, farmland and meadows.  At Aullwood’s sustainable farm, visitors explore the century‐old bank barn and other farm buildings that house rabbits, pigs, horses, cows, chickens and other livestock. With a staff of 38 (13 full‐time and 25 part‐time), 1,000+ volunteers and a current operating budget of $1,428,000, Aullwood inspires visitors, young and old, to expand the mind and spirit in an atmosphere of fun, excitement and discovery. One hundred twenty thousand (120,000) people visit Aullwood annually ‐ families, youth groups, seniors, singles, and individuals with special needs.  They enjoy special events, weekend and evening activities, outreach programs and classes offered in Aullwood’s Center for Lifelong Learning.

Position Summary: Dually reporting to the Friends of Aullwood Board of Directors and the Vice President of the Mississippi Flyway, the Executive Director for Aullwood will have four core functions: manage all Aullwood operations for the nature center and farm, develop and implement best practices in land management and sustainable agriculture through education and citizen science research, play a significant and proactive role in fundraising for Aullwood’s facilities and operations; and participate as an active member of the Mississippi Flyway.

S/he will be responsible for developing Aullwood’s strategic direction in concert with local partners, and aligning with National Audubon’s strategic plan.

Essential Functions:

Strategic Leadership and Staff Management

  • Provide dynamic and collaborative leadership for Aullwood’s mission, strategy, core program areas and operating departments consistent with National Audubon’s strategic plan.
  • Oversee all operational aspects of Aullwood’s sanctuary, farm, buildings, budgets and programs; hire and effectively manage staff.
  • Maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with the Friends of Aullwood Board, while also building Board capacity and engagement; develop and enhance relationships with local environmental and other community leaders, organizations, and stakeholders.
  • Build Aullwood’s organizational capacity through empowerment and professional growth opportunities for staff and volunteers.
  • Cultivate and maintain a strong team by creating a culture based on for mutual respect, open communication, collaboration, individual initiative and collegiality

Program Development and Implementation

  • Work with education staff and other internal/external stakeholders to develop and implement educational, interpretive, and restoration programs that advance the understanding and conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.
  • Establish on‐site educational and outreach programs that contribute to Aullwood’s mission and the mission of the National Audubon Society.
  • Develop and implement with Audubon’s Mississippi Flyway, Grange Insurance Audubon Center and other organizations, Bird Friendly Communities conservation and education initiatives.
  • Implement methods for evaluating the success of initiatives or programs.

Budget and Fundraising

  • Work with Office Manager to develop and deliver required budgeting and financial reporting.
  • In collaboration with the Development/Marketing Manager and guidance from the Friends of Aullwood
  • Board, create and implement a financially sustainable development plan for the Center that cultivates and maintains relationships with current donors while identifying and expanding new funding sources.
  • Enhance existing sources of earned income, including program revenue, camp and school program tuition, store sales, rental income, admissions, etc.
  • Effectively and enthusiastically communicate the case for support of the Center’s program at community and fundraising events.
  • Seek new revenue opportunities, write grants, ensure grant reporting and compliance; assist with and staff special fundraising events at Aullwood. Marketing and Community Outreach
  • In collaboration with Aullwood staff, Friends of Aullwood Board and third‐party vendors, develop and implement marketing and promotions plans for Aullwood and its programs.
  • Develop and deliver effective oral and written presentations, and serve as Aullwood’s spokesperson and as Audubon’s voice within the local community.
  • Oversee Aullwood’s marketing and communication materials including but not limited to Annual Report,
  • Annual Appeal, Special Event publications, Membership brochure, Newsletter, Planned Giving, Aullwood Information/Map, etc.
  • Host and/or coordinate relevant community, state and national forums or conferences.  Provide relevant programs for conferences. Land, Farm and Facilities Management
  • Oversee the maintenance and protection of Aullwood’s 200acre sanctuary, sustainable farm and more than 25 permanent structures/buildings.  With the maintenance/farm staff, implement a maintenance plan for the farm.
  • With the Farm Manager create and implement a sustainable agriculture plan that provides an educational and safe interface between visitors, livestock and farm practices.
  • Collaborate with other institutions to create needed habitats for birds, especially tallgrass prairies, etc.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Resource Management, Science, Education, Non-profit Management, Development, Environmental Studies or related field is required. Graduate degree is preferred.
  • 5‐8 years’ progressive leadership experience in nature centers, science museums, zoos/aquariums, non-profit organization, research or field studies programs that include experience in staff, budget and program management.
  • Demonstrated non‐profit fundraising success.
  • Experience in environmental education program design and assessment.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to think strategically,organizationally and creatively, juggle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work in a dynamic environment and effectively manage change.
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing complex or multiple projects through to success, including meeting financial goals, project deadlines, and coordinating the work of key staff and partners.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to prepare and deliver presentations to diverse audiences.  Prepare proposals, reports, program summaries, newsletters, brochures and other documents.
  • A passion for conservation, education, and the mission of the National Audubon Society.  A working knowledge of education and conservation issues and the capacity to articulate the mission and inspire involvement.
  • The ability to build a team with a can‐do and positive attitude.  Other characteristics include ‐friendly, respectful, collaborative, a good listener and communicator, honesty and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent organizational skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Software and experience with social media/marketing efforts.
  • Willingness and ability to travel routinely throughout the state and nationally, as required.

All applications are made through Audubon’s online system: https://careers‐audubon.icims.com/jobs/2250/executive‐director%2c‐aullwood‐audubon‐center‐and‐farm/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=900&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false


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