Gardener, part-time, seasonal position

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon, New York seeks an experienced and knowledgeable   gardener to keep the gardens attractive. Responsibilities include: planting, feeding and watering of bulbs, flowers, shrubs, & grasses; transplanting, pruning, weeding; application of products to control insects, disease, and weeds. Requires some lifting and carrying.  Must be a self-starter, comfortable working alone. Position is from April through November; hours are irregular depending upon the month; approximately 165 hours a year. Independent contractors welcome. Please send resume to ehayes@mountgulian.org by March 17.

Shawdowland Stages: Managing Director

 

Shadowland Stages in Ellenville, New York, an AEA theatre now entering its 33rd year of producing engaging plays, is seeking a qualified candidate to assume the leadership position of Managing Director. The Managing Director will work in collaboration with the Producing Artistic Director and report to the Board of Directors.  Applicants should possess skills in development, marketing, financial management/accounting (Quickbooks), patron retention, team building, and communications.  We are seeking an energized, organized self-starter who can balance immediate needs with long-term sustainability and build operations that support the theatre’s artistic vision. The proper candidate works well in a fast-paced environment with a very limited staff.  Prior not-for-profit management and theatre experience is not necessary, but preferred.

Please email a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and references to  shadowlandmdapplication@gmail.com  by February 15, 2017. For a complete job description, go to http://www.shadowlandstages.org/employment-opportunities/ Shadowland Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Arts Westchester: Folklorist

 

Arts Westchester, an arts leadership and service organization, that also operates a multi-use cultural center, seeks a part-time folklorist with training and experience in community folk arts. Over the past 15 years, ArtsWestchester has developed a substantial folk arts program that showcases traditional music, dance, and material culture.  The ArtsWestchester folk arts program has produced programming involving a wide range of ethnic and occupational traditions of its culturally and economically diverse county that is located just north of New York City. The folklorist works with traditional artists and their communities to document, present, and share with a broader public their work. ArtsWestchester’s folk arts program also provides services to individual folk artists and cultural organizations, and assists communities in sustaining their traditions. ArtsWestchester has also undertaken collaborative programs with folk arts organizations in the region, including City Lore and Long Island Traditions.  The folklorist selected for this position will conduct fieldwork to identify and document practitioners, assist individual artists, communities and cultural organizations, and present at least four exhibitions/public programs each year. Applicants must hold an advanced degree in Folklore. The position is three days per week, with a flexible schedule that includes some nights and weekends. The folklorist is an important part of ArtsWestchester’s team, and works closely with the CEO and other staff to advance the mission and vision of ArtsWestchester.  (The position may be expanded to full-time with additional duties, In addition, primarily collaborating with ArtsWestchester’s gallery staff to develop programs that add another dimension to planned exhibitions, depending upon the successful candidate’s availability, skills and interests.)

Salary: $35,000 – $40,000.

Send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources/ArtsWestchester/31 Mamaroneck Avenue/White Plains, NY 10960

POWERHOUSE SEEKING STAFF

Powerhouse is now accepting applications for our SEASONAL DEPARTMENT HEADS, STAFF, and INTERNS for the 2017 Powerhouse Season of new plays at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Season includes 2 fully-produced mainstage productions, 3 musical workshops, 2 play workshops, 10 readings, and a few residency projects. Positions generally run from early June to early August.  Salary or stipend, round-trip transportation, and free on-campus housing provided.

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Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Inc.

Position Title:             Special Events Assistant

 

Position Overview: The Special Events Assistant assists with the management and coordination of the company’s extensive calendar of year round special events and hospitality, as well as serves as the point-person for outside facility rentals.

 

Key Responsibilities:             Special Events Assistant, Facility Rentals

Reports to:                             Director of Special Events

Department:              Development

 

Position Description

  • Provides onsite support during events;
  • Assists in managing and maintaining all events files, including project timelines, marketing collateral, vendor contracts, guest lists, event volunteer lists, sponsor prospects lists, etc.;
  • Maintains responses and commitments for all fundraising events utilizing Excel and Raiser’s Edge/Events Module;
  • Acts as the point person leading up to and on day of select events between staff and vendors;
  • Serves as point of contact for facility rental inquiries and provides general information, tracks bookings, and provides facility  guidelines as well as gives guided tours as needed;
  • Assists with the production of non-revenue generating events such as:

o   Cultivation Dinners and Stewardship Events, hosted by trustees and donors,

o   Rosen Society Dinner, Friends’ Garden Party, Intermissions, and Post-concert Receptions, and

o   All-audience Afterglows, Symphony Court, and other hospitality related functions;

  • Assists with the maintenance of the master calendar of company’s hospitality services required throughout the year;
  • Assists with relationship management with caterers and all event vendors and acts as a liaison for purposes of event planning;
  • Supports post-production tasks such as event follow up, thank you letters, and final income/expense reconciliation; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Schedule

This is a part-time position. The position will average 30 hours per week, with more hours scheduled during spring and summer peak seasons. This position requires regular weekend and evening work. General schedule will be Tuesday through Friday.

Requirements

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in event planning and/or fundraising in a nonprofit setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and project management skills.
  • Team player and self-starter who can display grace under pressure.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook; Raiser’s Edge experience a plus.

Email personnel@caramoor.org for more details

CENTER 4 CREATIVE EDUCATION

CCE needs some new teaching artists in dance and drumming for both our Kingston and Beacon sites. Ideally, experienced teaching artists but CCE does its own training as well.  Very part-time at this point but lots of potential. Hip hop and modern dance and hand drumming of various styles. Call the office: 845.338.7664  – or email: ev@cce4me.org

Family Art Project Intern – Wave Hill

This year-long position provides qualified high school or college students with opportunities to learn and practice skills such as working with the public, handling different art materials and techniques and being part a dynamic team of educators. Interns assist at the Family Art Project, a long-running and well-attended weekend drop-in program, where they have an important role in helping shape the experience of the families who attend. Interns assist in setting up, preparing for, cleaning up after and directly facilitating the Family Art Project to children and adults. The content, theme and materials are nature- and seasonally-based and change every week.

Qualifications

  • Desire to work with families
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the arts
  • Ability and willingness to handle all maintenance tasks related to set-up and clean-up     for each weekly project
  • Flexible, team player
  • Outgoing personality and interest in developing leadership skills

Requirements

  • High school sophomore through college junior
  • Experience working with children
  • Regular weekend availability

Schedule

Family Art Project Interns work approximately four days per month, Saturdays and/or Sundays, as assigned by the Intern Coordinator. The hours are 9am–4pm.

Salary

The stipend is $8.75 /hour, for an average of 28 hours per month, Saturdays and/or Sundays. This is a 12- month position, with an opportunity to renew for an additional year.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to schoolvisits@wavehill.org with Family Art Project Internship in the subject field.

The Moviehouse Cinema Arts and Cultural Center in Millerton, NY has opportunities available in exhibition, management, administration, and sales.

Seeking candidates with excellent communications skills who enjoy working with the public & who have an interest in the Arts, film and theater. We’ll train you! You can download an application at themoviehouse.net (on the Theater Info page). Submit application & resume to info@themoviehouse.net. Questions? Call 860-435-2897.