Job Opportunity- Science Central: Exhibit & Facilities Intern

Exhibit & Facilities InternScience Central

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); the Intern will work with the Exhibits & Facilities Director and the Exhibits & Facilities Manager to determine which new exhibits are needed or existing exhibits are to be repaired. The Intern would assist with researching repairs (tools, materials, etc.) and creating new exhibits. Once approved, the Intern would initiate repairs and/or design and construct the exhibits and help install them.

The Exhibits & Facilities Intern will be responsible for researching, designing, constructing and installing hands-on science exhibits at Science Central. The Intern would also be involved with maintaining and repairing existing exhibits.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Design and build new exhibits or components of exhibits
  • Research and purchase exhibits and facilities parts and equipment
  • Install and maintain new exhibits
  • Install and maintain traveling/temporary exhibitions
  • Maintain, clean, repair and install permanent exhibits
  • Demonstrate good teamwork and communication with staff

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Engineering, design, mechanical aptitude; comfort with and interest in science and education; both team-oriented and self-directed; flexibility; problem-solver; professional in attitude and appearance; energetic, enthusiastic. Be able to lift 40 lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Building Construction Management; Construction technology; Design Technology; Engineering Technology; Industrial Technology; Manufacturing, Production & Operations; Mechanical Engineering Technology; Pre-engineering; and Visual Communications.

SCHEDULE:  Temporary intern position August 2017 – April 2018.  10-20 hours per week. Schedule would be flexible, with days and time to be agreed upon by Exhibits & Facilities Director and Intern.

SALARY:  $10/hour

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

Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Philharmonic – Patron Services Associate

Duties and Responsibilities:The Patron Services Associate is responsible for processing patron ticket orders, exchanges, special ticket requests and donations received with ticket purchases, including cash handling, and accurate computer entry. Customer service responsibilities include outbound calling, greeting all guests at The Phil Center and handling patron issues and concerns. Estimated schedule is 20-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a personal commitment to symphonic music, demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced, high energy environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will have excellent telephone and sales skills, possess a strong attention to detail, and good computer skills. S/he will be able to demonstrate a willingness to be a team player in a highly collaborative environment. The successful candidate will possess the following customer service traits; conscientiousness, respectful, shows initiative, good listener, persistent, coachable, positive, resourceful, polite, and unflappable.

Compensation:

$9.25 per hour. Benefits include paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.

Application Deadline:

September 15, 2017

Application Procedure:

Send letter of application and resume via mail or email to

Doug Dennis, Patron Relations Manager
4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.
ddennis@fwphil.org

No phone inquiries, please.

Job Opportunity: United Way – Community Navigator

Community Navigator Position

Do you have a heart for helping others? 2-1-1 is a trusted source of information and resource navigation. We embrace equity, kindness and empathy, and serve all people regardless of faith, income, race, gender expression, ability, age or family status. 2-1-1 is committed to being the first, most essential resource to anyone who needs help or information. Sound like something you would like to be a part of? We are hiring for a part time Community Navigator! Mon-Fri 9:00-3:00 Apply today!  http://easi.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2fbivpmbxmf

Full description below:

Make a difference in your community by joining United Way’s 211 Team of expert, dedicated and compassionate Community Navigators. We provide on-the-job training for people who are interested in connecting people with housing, food, utility assistance, support groups, health care, legal aid and other vital community supports.  We are currently seeking a dedicated candidate with related experience in non-profit, case management, crisis hotline or information and referral services to join our team as a Part-Time Community Navigator working 25 hours per week. $11-13 per hour, depending on experience.   Flexible afternoon hours.

Community Navigators help people to identify their goals, prioritize their needs, and connect them to valuable community resources. Community Navigators are skilled in helping individuals, families and providers identify, understand and effectively use the programs that are part of the human service delivery system. Resource navigation takes place in-person (either onsite or offsite), via phone, email, mail or text messages.

Community Navigators serve as knowledge brokers in health and human services by utilizing excellent communication skills, expertise and compassion to identify and provide high-quality resources.

The right candidate will have the following skills:

Actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze and/or evaluate information gathered from assessments
Excellent reading comprehension, listening, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to maintain a positive, compassionate and professional attitude, even in times of stress
Must have effective active listening and problem solving skills
Knowledge of community, regional and state human and social service resources
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Ability to perform with frequent interruptions and/or distractions
Must be able to adapt to and retain constantly changing information
Display initiative to take on additional projects and tasks
Must be willing and able to meet AIRS certification standards
Demonstrated personal computer skills with MS Office applications and other software applications

Job Opportunity: FW Children’s Zoo – Senior Coordinator

Senior Coordinator for Corporate Partnership and Events

Applications are being accepted for a full-time Senior Coordinator for Corporate Partnership and Events. This position reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for coordinating the zoo’s Corporate Partnership program and annual fundraising events such as Zoobilee, Zoo Brew & Wine Too, and MaskZOOrade. A bachelor’s degree in philanthropy, hospitality management, communications, marketing, or other related field is required, as well as five years of experience in event planning, hospitality, project management, sponsorship, or other development-related work. For a full job description and application, see www.kidszoo.org.

This is a full-time, exempt position requiring availability for at least a 40-hour work week year-round (including some evenings, weekends, and holidays).

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Senior Coordinator for Corporate Partnership and Events), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily; or email to employment@kidszoo.org.

Application Deadline: Friday, September 1

Job Opportunity: Women’s Bureau Case Manager

The Women’s Bureau is seeking a Case Manager who will support women during their treatment in their residential substancewb-logo abuse recovery program.

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelor’s in social work, psychology, counseling, human services or related field
Required experience: Case management: 1 year

Responsibilities include:

• Work with client to develop an individualized case management plan
• Interview clients to determine nature and degree of substance abuse problem and assist other members of treatment team in development of treatment plan
• Meet 1:1 weekly – acting as advocate and providing referrals as needed
• Monitor and document progress
• Provide client transportation as needed
• Act as a liaison with other treatment partners such as Child Protective Services and as an active participant in the treatment team
• Provide on-call support on nights and weekends in rotation with the rest of the Treatment Team members.

Schedule is flexible and will vary to accommodate the needs of the residents. Some evenings and weekends are required.

Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, human services or related field required and at least 1 year experience working as a case manager. Prefer candidates with substance abuse experience and certification from a recognized credentialing organization. Candidate must be willing to work to obtain credentials. A valid operator’s license and proof of insurance required. CPR/First Aid certification must be obtained within a short period after hire.

Please send resume and cover letter by August 7 to Loaine Hagerty, lhagerty@womensbureau.org.

You will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview. No phone calls please.

Job Opportunities – Science Central, New Openings

 POSITION: Exhibits ManagerScience Central Logo

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Science Central, a hands-on science center located within a large historical building, is currently hiring a self-motivated, organized, creative, and skilled exhibits/facilities/building technician. Mid-level management position. This person is a jack-of-all-trades who will turn-on and off, maintain, repair, clean and install interactive exhibits; design, fabricate and install new exhibits; design and install original exhibits; assist with daily functioning, maintenance, repairs and cleaning of the building, grounds, facilities, and its components; assist with housekeeping; research and help purchase exhibits, exhibits parts, facilities parts and equipment; maintain exhibits and building repair records; maintain parts, cleanliness and safety of exhibits and facilities storage areas and exhibits repair areas; coordinate planning for, installation and de-installation of large traveling/temporary exhibitions; participate in numerous exhibits/facilities-related staff and committee meetings; train and supervise exhibits & facilities volunteers.

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POSITION: Education Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a self-motivated, creative, outgoing, highly-skilled and organized individual to direct its education department (on-site, outreach, distance learning, etc.).  This is a professional, senior-level position, reporting to the executive director. As a member of the leadership team, the job requires previous experience in informal science education, program development, staff management, time management, project planning, and handling many projects at the same time. This is a “hands-on” position and the employee will spend much of their time doing as well as directing. Duties will include – lead in the development, planning, scheduling, staffing and presentation of all informal and formal programs; responsible for the continuous growth and monitoring of all revenue and non-revenue programs, numbers, finances and data; hire, train and manage outreach, school/public and special programs full-time, part-time and seasonal staff; have a strong presence in the educational community (schools, universities, community centers, scouts, etc.); manage various Strategic Plan components; participate in and lead various internal and community committees; assist with researching, writing, and reviewing grants; help write and review print and social media materials and ads; care for small aquarium and terrarium animals and equipment.

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POSITION: Graphics Design Coordinator

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central, a hands-on science center is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated, self-directed, part-time graphics designer. This person will create new layouts/templates or use existing layouts for various print materials and electronic formats; might assist with press releases and social media.

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POSITION: Marketing Manager

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated, self-directed, creative, outgoing, highly-skilled and organized individual to assist with all aspects of marketing (advertising, press releases, public relations, media, social media, web-based campaigns, graphics design, digital presence, print layout, etc.). This is a mid-level position. Applicants should have strong writing skills and graphic design experience. This is a “hands-on” position. Duties will include: develop print and web banners; price, develop and place tv/radio ads; help coordinate and maintain the calendar for, and write and design newsletters, brochures, press releases, etc.; create new layouts/templates or use existing layouts for various print materials; design and coordinate the layout of exhibit interpretive signs;  help maintain partnerships with media and community organizations; act as the primary person to maintain web site, digital signage and social media outlets; organize and maintain electronic and hard copy marketing and funding files, and records; participate in and help lead Strategic Plan components such as marketing plans; both attend and lead internal committee meetings and external community meetings

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POSITION: Development & Marketing Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a self-motivated, creative, outgoing, highly-skilled and organized individual to direct its development, grant writing, fundraising events, advertising, and public relations.  This position is a professional, senior-level job reporting to the executive director and requires significant experience in those work areas, high-level writing skills, the ability to multi-task, and extensive knowledge of community/regional funding sources. This is a “hands-on” position and the employee will spend much of their time doing as well as directing. Duties will include – research, write, review and monitor grants; write interim and final grant reports; develop and update the grant/development databases and due dates; establish and cultivate sponsorships with businesses and corporations; fully manage fundraising events such as the annual gala and golf outing; both attend and plan staff and committee meetings; develop banners and tv/radio ads; coordinate and maintain the calendar for, and write and design newsletters, brochures, press releases; direct graphic design activities; develop and coordinate partnerships with media, community organizations and foundations; maintain web site and social media outlets; organize and maintain all electronic and hard copy marketing and funding files and records; cultivate members as a donor base; supervise full- and part-time staff; manage Strategic Plan components such as marketing plans, annual fund, fundraising plans, etc.

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POSITION: Part-time Housekeeping Specialist

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Involvement in an informal, hands-on, educational science center (physical, natural and applied sciences). Responsible for cleaning the building for general public, school group visitors and special groups. This includes all parts of the building (restrooms, lunchroom, exhibit areas, lobby, classrooms, offices, etc). Will also do some cleaning product stocking, and could involve minor exhibit repairs and installations.

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Applications may be sent to:

Human Resources Director

Science Central

1950 North Clinton Street

Fort Wayne, IN   46805

Fax: (260) 422-2899

amanda@sciencecentral.org

Job Opportunities: Embassy Theatre

Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre is a busy downtown Fort Wayne nonprofit, historic venue with many stage and private events. It has increased bookings thanks to a spring 2016 completion of a ballroom, rooftop patio and new bars. Employees are needed in the following positions:

Events Manager

Manage Embassy events, with emphasis on private rentals/special events sales. This year-round position with a Tuesday-Saturday work week requires evening and weekend hours. Salary starts at $32,000. Send resume, three references and cover letter via e-mail to Kelly Maahs, kmaahs@fwembassytheatre.org or mail to Embassy Theatre, front of house director, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, by July 14.

Event Associates

Work shows and special events and in the box office. This year-round part-time position requires evening and weekend hours. Salary starts at $9 per hour. Send resume, three references and cover letter via e-mail to Kelly Maahs, kmaahs@fwembassytheatre.org or mail to Embassy Theatre, front of house director, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, by July 14.