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 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 and its components; research and help purchase exhibits, exhibits parts, facilities parts and equipment; maintain exhibit repair records; maintain parts, cleanliness and safety of exhibits storage areas and exhibits repair areas; coordinate planning for, installation and de-installation of large traveling/temporary exhibitions; participate in numerous exhibits-related staff and committee meetings; train and supervise exhibits 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.

 

 

 

Job Opportunity – Early Childhood Alliance Development Director

Early Childhood Alliance (Fort Wayne, IN) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of building better futures for young children by promoting and providing quality early childhood education and services for families, businesses and early childhood professionals. The Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) has the following opening:

Title: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR – Full-time

Description: Early Childhood Alliance is seeking a professional to join the organization as Development Director with overall responsibility for managing and implementing the agency’s campaign efforts. The Development Director creates and directs strategic development plans and manages the short and long-range development strategies, supporting the Board Development Committee in these activities. This position is responsible for building awareness of the mission and increasing visibility of ECA with an emphasis on building new and cultivating current donor relations.

Position requires extensive knowledge and experience in fund development, annual campaign programs and donor relations. Proven ability to develop relationships and to raise significant financial support for Early Childhood Alliance.

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum three years of experience. CFRE credential preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Salary commensurate with experience. Position is located in Fort Wayne, IN.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Teresa Miller at tmiller@ecalliance.org. Please reference the job title in the email subject line.

Applications can be found online at http://www.ecalliance.org/about-eca/welcome-to-eca/career-opportunities

Early Childhood Alliance.

3320 Fairfield Ave.

Fort Wayne, IN. 46807

EOE

Job Opportunity – Early Childhood Alliance Pre-K Project Manager

Early Childhood Alliance (Fort Wayne, IN) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of building better futures for young children by promoting and providing quality early childhood education and services for families, businesses and early childhood professionals. The Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) has the following opening:

Title: PRE-K PROJECT MANAGER – Full-time

Description: The Pre-K Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and providing support to the On My Way Pre-K project to ensure successful implementation of On My Way Pre-K in Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joesph counties. This position will act as a liaison between the State, state level partners, local leadership and local stakeholders, and will coordinate local community engagement including family recruitment and enrollment. Along with the CCR&R team, ensures a full range of choices for families and sufficient pre-k provider enrollment with sufficient capacity to serve the target number of grantees. Employee will work within local communities to identify needs and available resources that will improve the potential of child outcomes.

Responsibilities:
• Family Recruitment – Oversee and coordinate family recruitment activities to ensure that families are aware of the opportunity and successfully complete the application process.
• Family Enrollment – Oversee and coordinate family enrollment activities to facility the completion of child enrollment.
• Provider Engagement – Oversee and coordinate provider engagement activities including working with local early education programs with each county including public and non-public schools and community based programs and head starts.
• Provider Capacity Building – Oversee and coordinate provider capacity building activities to assist providers in reaching eligibility standards and/or build their capacity to serve families
• Family Engagement – Participate in family engagement activities to support and enrich family engagement activities within On My Way Pre-K Programs.
• Child Outcomes – Participate in improving child outcomes activities that will improve the potential of child outcomes.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Consumer and Family Sciences, or Education with at least 12 credit hours in ECE related coursework.

Experience:
• A minimum of 2 years experience in project management or early childhood education.
• Experience in computer utilization.
• Knowledge and experience with program development, expansion, assessment and improvement.
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relations with Pre-K stakeholders, providers and families.
• Valid drivers license

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to tmiller@ecalliance.org. Please reference the job title in the email subject line.
Applications can be found online at http://www.ecalliance.org/about-eca/welcome-to-eca/career-opportunities

Early Childhood Alliance
3320 Fairfield Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
EOE

Job Opportunity – Cornerstone Youth Center Program Support Specialist

Program Support Specialist

Cornerstone Youth Center is seeking  Program Support Specialists for Cornerstone Connections Project our after school program sites held at New Haven Middle School and Heritage Jr High School.  We are looking for team members who love working with youth and hope to make a difference in their lives.  The right candidate is professional with strong work ethic and values.  This position is part time.  It is great for youth workers, college students, retired or part-time teachers, and others with schedules open during after school hours.

Cornerstone is a youth service organization that welcomes all.  We strive to improve student lives: body, mind and spirit through after school activities including homework help, life skills building, arts and academic enrichment, as well as social and recreation opportunities.

To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to Lisa Lysaght, CCLC Director [LLysaght@cornerstoneyc.org]

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Job Opportunity – Science Central Positions

POSITION: Visitor Services & Volunteer ManagerScience Central Logo

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a self-motivated, self-directed, creative, outgoing, and organized individual to assist Visitor Services staffing, as well as lead and grow the volunteer program. This is a mid-level management position. Visitor Services duties will include – model good visitor service principles, along with training front line admissions staff in all aspects of their job; serve as the first point of contact in admissions- and visitor-related problems (technology, emergencies, security, upset visitors, etc.), and trouble-shooting and fixing issues when possible; assist at the Admissions Desk and on the floor; presenting a positive and friendly image to all visitors during the admissions process (greet visitors, sell admissions tickets, communicate daily activities information, promote memberships) and during their stay serve at an information desk, handle Gift Shop transactions; act as the primary manager on duty throughout the week, including weekends; coordinate daily visitor activities such as greet school groups and special groups into the building; deal with issues such as lost kids or upset visitors in a tactful manner, or injured visitors and associated paperwork; communicate with visitors and staff in a courteous and professional way; coordinate daily admissions- and building-opening and –closing procedures; coordinate and analyze various visitor surveys; both attend and lead internal committee meetings and external community meetings. Volunteer program duties include – develop and grow the volunteer program to meet the community needs and vision of the Executive Director (this position will be leading the creation of an expanded volunteer program); attend community events to attract high school, college and adult volunteers; meet, interview, schedule and review potential volunteers; coordinate volunteer availability with building needs and Science Central’s functional departments (education, administration/office, exhibits, admissions, etc); help develop volunteer benefits; coordinate paperwork and perform data entry, analysis and presentation; maintain paper and electronic records. Continue reading