Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Youth Theatre- Executive/Artistic Director

Responsibilities:

The Executive/Artistic Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all activities of the Fort Wayne Youtheatre in order to carry out the agency’s mission, goals EUWs42hRand objectives. Responsible for fundraising/development and supervision of all aspects of programming; including but not limited to staffing, classes, camps, community outreach, program material and facility resources. Responsible for directing one or more of the annual productions, achievement of annual and long range goals and maintenance of a positive image and reputation among stakeholders and the public. The Director reports to and works with the Board of Directors to execute and update program evaluation systems, annual strategic plan, annual revenue and expenses, and annual position goals.

Applicant Requirements:

Bachelor degree and five years of direct experience in theatre as a paid staff member or volunteer. Must have experience managing and directing theatrical productions. Required experience in working with children, managing and supervising staff. Experience in fundraising/development required. To apply please send resume, cover letter of interest, and contact information for three references to Leslie Hormann, 303 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN, 46818 or electronically to leslie@fortwayneyoutheatre.org. No phone calls please. Application review begins 12/18/17.

For detailed job description, please visit www.fortwayneyoutheatre.org/executive

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 Opportunities – Science Central, New Openings

 POSITION: Exhibits & Facilities 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 (carpet, restrooms, tile, etc.) 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Experience in facilities and construction projects; experience with maintenance and installation of electronics, cabinetry, etc.; must have strong hand tool skills; knowledgeable of various materials such as woods, metals, and plastics; knowledgeable of cleaning and cleaning supplies; must be a creative problem solver, highly organized; strong analytical and project planning skills; must be time-oriented and detail-driven; ability to multi-task and follow-through; must have flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; ability to use a fork lift and know fork lift safety; safety-conscious, identify on own what is unsafe or broken, and make necessary repairs and corrections; must be comfortable with heights and ladders; comfortable with/around computers; valid Drivers License and ability to drive; must be a people-person, team-player, able to work with staff and visitors; strong communication and interpersonal skills, keep staff informed of projects and timelines; successful completion of Criminal Background Check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The position is physically demanding and requires frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing, pushing, and heavy lifting/moving (large exhibits, crates, machines, etc.); exposure to high and low temperatures, and outside weather conditions; exposure to loud sounds, heights, and moving mechanical parts.

SCHEDULE:   Full-time. Irregular schedule, must be flexible. Schedule will include weekdays, weekends, early hours and evenings.

SALARY:   Exempt, salaried position, $23,660/year, with full benefits.

APPLY:  Open posting, position filled as needed. Send completed application (http://www.sciencecentral.org/Supportpdfs/applicationforemployment.pdf), 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

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FILLED- 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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FILLED – 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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FILLED – 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