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Summer Art Camp Instructors

Posted 1/21/15

The
Dayton Art Institute is currently seeking Summer Art Camp Instructors.  Use your imagination to develop and implement your own weeklong art camp using the museum’s art collection as a resource.  Teaching positions include teaching art to campers going into 1
st-3rd grade, 4th-6th
grade and 7
th-9th grade.

RESPONSIBILTIES INCLUDE:
- developing comprehensive hour by hour lesson plans and material lists under the supervision of the Youth and Family Programs Coordinator
-hands-on classroom instruction 
- preparing supplies and materials for classes; clean up; maintaining order of supplies in studios
- interacting with campers and parents through educational activities
-working with a college-age summer camp intern with preparation and execution of projects and art activities
- creating
and implementing art projects and other engaging activities for campers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- previous teaching experience preferred
- enjoy working with children of all ages
- ability to engage children through planned activities
- educational background: bachelor’s degree in art education, fine art or other related fields

 HOURS/TIME COMMITMENT

Week long art camps, 8:30am – 3:30pm between the dates of June 15 and August 7, 2015.  You do not need to be available for every week, but you must be able to teach at least three weeks.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE

Interested applicants should send the following materials no later than
February 23rd, 2015:

-Cover Letter
-Resume
-List which weeks between June 15 and August 7 you are available to teach.
-Brief proposals for three summer camps –be sure to specify age range.
-Suggested, but not required: Images of artwork and/or students’ artwork

 Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume, writing sample and four (4) references to The Dayton Art Institute, Attn: Monica Walker, Human Resources Director or email to mwalker@daytonart.org.

Submission
deadline
: February 23, 2015.

 

Grants Officer

Posted 12/9/2014

The Grants Officer serves as the museum's coordinator for all grants produced by The Dayton Art Institute, including those to government agencies, corporations, foundations and other sources in order to meet the museum's annual and capital goals.  The Grants Officer is involved in all aspects of securing and administering grants including researching foundations, corporations and government entities; planning and prospecting; proposal development, writing and submission; budget development and tracking; and billing and reporting.  Will ensure that all grants are prepared, well-written and submitted on-time as required by the funder. The Grants Officer collaborates interdepartmentally with the Development team to ensure that overall grant and museum funding goals are met.

This is a part-time (20-hours per work week), non-supervisory position, and the hourly rate will be commensurate with education, experience and additional qualifications.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven grants writing experience required. Excellent writer, well-organized, thorough and able to manage multiple projects and demands to meet strict deadlines. Ability to gather information accurately and efficiently through interviews and other means and quickly grasp the concept of a project or program for which funding is sought. Raiser’s Edge fundraising software experience preferred.  Understanding of the Cultural Data Project (CDP) a plus.  Ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and/or any other associate of the museum essential.  Must be a self-starter who is able to manage a number of projects at one time. 

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume, writing sample and four (4) references to The Dayton Art Institute, Attn: Monica Walker, Human Resources Director or email to mwalker@daytonart.org.

Submission deadline: Position will remain open until filled; Initial Review Date: January 9, 2015.

Bartenders

The Dayton Art Institute seeks Bartenders to support the parties and events at the museum.  In addition to serving drinks and providing exceptional customer service, the bartenders must also act as bar back for most events.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Interfacing with guest and responding to their inquiries and requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner;
  • Mixing and garnishing beverages according to recipe and portion control standards;
  • Checking guests for proper identification and serving non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages to guests in accordance with federal, state, local and company laws and regulations;
  • Accurately totaling, processing and collecting payments from guests to include, but not limited to, using the point-of-sale system, handling money, processing credit and debit cards, and making change;
  • Stocking and maintaining the bar and cutting, storing and ensuring product quality of all beverage-related perishables; and
  • Keeping a clean work station.

This is a part-time, non-supervisory position, and the hourly rate will be commensurate with education, experience and degree of qualifications met.

Qualifications:
A license or certification in Bartending and/​or at least one to two years of related experience is preferred.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the stamina to function in a fast-paced work environment is essential.​  Basic mathematic skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers in a friendly manner. Must be able to work on feet and stand for hours at a time.  The ability to organize workload effectively, and prioritize and lead multiple projects is critical.​ Must have solid communication skills, a passion for excellence.​ Applicants must be 21 and older and able to pass a drug and criminal records check.

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume and four (4) references to The Dayton Art Institute, Attn: Monica Walker, Human Resources Director or email to mwalker@daytonart.org.

Submission deadline: Position will remain open until filled; Initial Review Date: November 7, 2014

The Dayton Art Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS
MONDAY Closed
TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.