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Patron Experience Specialist (FT) Sought by Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

TCTC_new logoPATRON EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST (FULL-TIME)

Organizational Overview:
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:

  • TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre
  • TCT On Tour
  • TCT Academy

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love of theatre in children and the young at heart.

Core Beliefs:

  • We believe in the power of theatre to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
  • We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
  • We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
  • We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
  • We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wideranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, religions, gender identities, races, ethnicities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

Position Overview:
The Patron Experience Specialist will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.

Responsibilities:
The Patron Experience Specialist shall be responsible for:

  • Selling Single Ticket Orders.
  • Selling and processing Season Ticket Orders.
  • Answering phone/email.
  • Assisting patrons at the Box Office in our Red Bank Road location throughout the season including STAR performances and AcademyLive! and the Box Office window at the Taft Theatre during performance dates.

The Patron Experience Specialist’s duties include assisting in all aspects of the ticket office, including but not limited to:

  • Audit
    • Daily balancing of subscriber and individual ticket sales
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
    • Processing payments for subscribers and individual ticket accounts
  • Spektrix Ticketing System
    • Building events and merchandise
    • Selling tickets within the system
    • Pulling reports upon request
    • Troubleshooting if necessary
  • TCT Crown Club and Crib Club
    • Facilitating the packaging and mailing of membership items
  • TCT Digital Offerings
    • Serving as the point of contact for any inquiries or concerns for Pick-A-Path and/or Broadway On Demand
  • TCT MainStage School and Outreach Assistance
    • Collaborate with Operations Manager and Sales Manager to migrate and continually update MainStage school contacts in Pipedrive online software for current use when booking TCT On Tour and WorkShops.
    • In the 2023-24 season, facilitate and dispatch MainStage school contracts, as well as assist with contracts for schools and venues booking TCT On Tour and Workshops
    • Help capture new and lapsed school business with personal phone calls and emails, as well as personal interaction (when applicable)
    • Generate new leads for MainStage school bookings (not just lapsed schools)
  • Other
    • All other duties and responsibilities related to the function of the ticket office as assigned.

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Patron Experience Specialist will:

  • Report to and work closely with the Patron Experience Manager to fulfill the mission of TCT.
  • Be an advocate for TCT in the community.
  • Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCT to the staff, patrons, and the general public.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • College degree in an applicable field
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ticketing system experience – Spektrix a plus!
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Able to work irregular hours and weekends in addition to regular business hours

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wage Range: $27,000 – $47,000
  • Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
  • 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
  • Generous PTO based on years of service.
  •  Generous paid holiday schedule.

Please submit your materials along with references by Friday, October 7, 2022 to:
applications@tctcincinnati.com – Use the subject Line: TCT Patron Experience Specialist 2022

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Call for Director Submissions at Cincinnati Music Theatre

CMT_logoCincinnati Music Theatre is now accepting director submissions for the 2023 – 2024 season!

Main Stage – Jarson – Kaplan Theater presented in November* and May*
Should be large-scale musical w/ cast of ~25

Studio Series – Fifth Third Theater presented September*/ February*/ June*
MUST be cabaret/ revue style – original and licensed shows will be considered

*Actual performance dates subject to contract with CAA/ Aronoff

Please submit an electronic copy of your submission to Karen Hendershot, VP Creative at creative@cmtmail.org by October 16th, 2022.

We look forward to seeing your brilliant visions and thank you for your interest in Cincinnati Music Theatre!

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School Workshops Teaching Artist Sought by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply. 

Job Title: School Workshops Teaching Artist

Position Overview:
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks School Workshops Teaching Artists for our 2022-23 Season.

The School Workshops Teaching Artist will join our pool of Teaching Artists and may be offered work teaching a variety of theatre-based arts integration in-school classes during the 2022-23 school year. School Workshop Teaching Artists may be offered work in any of the schools and organizations we serve which include locations throughout the tri-state area.

The School Workshop Teaching Artist is responsible for teaching participants using theatre and arts integration techniques, implementing curriculum, communicating with teachers and partners onsite at the schools, mentoring Interns, as requested, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment.

This is a temporary, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. School Workshops Teaching Artists will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and needs of the school.

This position requires travel to school locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take School Workshop assignments in a variety of locations, therefore, candidates must possess reliable transportation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teach drama integration workshops in classrooms throughout the tri-state area
  • Implement assigned curriculum and distribute student and classroom teacher surveys
  • Trouble shoot challenges as they arise onsite at the school
  • Communicate with school contact and CPIP education staff when running late to the school
  • CPIP strives to maintain a high and unified standard of teaching. To that end, CPIP education staff may observe classes and may assemble Instructors to discuss class content and teaching methods. Teaching Artists are expected to be reasonably available for such meetings
  • May be required to meet with CPIP staff to develop and discuss curriculum
  • Provides a safe learning environment by modeling positive behavior and supporting student accomplishments
  • Teaching Artists may be asked to co-teach with Acting and Education Interns during any residency and provide feedback to the interns following workshop sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience in teaching Drama integration curriculum, with specialties including acting, improvisation, writing, character creation, etc.
  • Experience teaching grade Pre-K to grade 12 students
  • Experience working with students in a public and private school settings, from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds preferred
  • Ability to travel to school sites throughout the tri-state area
  • Energetic, responsive, flexible, creative
  • Attentive to details, ability to work independently
  • College graduate, or relevant experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This employee must have reliable means of transportation

All employees are required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines. 

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. 

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Ariana Moses, Education Director, at Ariana.Moses@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be filled as soon as the successful candidates are identified.

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After School Classes Teaching Artist Sought By Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply. 

Job Title: After School Classes Teaching Artist

Position Overview:
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks After School Teaching Artists for our 2022-23 Season.

The After School Classes Teaching Artist will join our pool of Teaching Artists and may be offered work teaching a variety of theatre-based afterschool classes during the 2022-23 school year. Teaching Artist may be offered work in any of the schools and organizations we serve which include locations throughout the tri-state area.

The Teaching Artist is responsible for check in and check out, teaching participants, implementing curriculum, communicating with partners onsite at the schools, mentoring Interns, as requested, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment.

This is a temporary, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. After School Teaching Artist will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and needs of the school/partner.

This position requires travel to school and community center venues including locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take After School Classes in a variety of locations, therefore, candidates must possess reliable transportation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teach After School classes throughout the tri-state area
  • Implement assigned curriculum and distribute parent guides, student surveys and shareformance flyers
  • Trouble shoot challenges as arise onsite at the venue
  • CPIP strives to maintain a high and unified standard of teaching. To that end, CPIP education staff may observe classes and may assemble Instructors to discuss class content and teaching methods. Instructors are expected to be reasonably available for such meetings
  • May be required to meet with CPIP staff to develop and discuss curriculum
  • Provide a safe learning environment by modeling positive behavior and supporting student accomplishments
  • Teaching Artists may be asked to co-teach with Acting and Education Interns during any class and provide feedback to the interns following class sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience in teaching Drama based Classes, with specialties including acting, improvisation, writing, character creation, etc.
  • Experience teaching grade Pre-K to grade 12 students
  • Experience working with students in a public and private school settings, from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds preferred
  • Ability to travel to school sites throughout the tri-state area
  • Energetic, responsive, flexible, creative
  • Attentive to details, ability to work independently
  • College graduate, or relevant experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This employee must have reliable means of transportation

All employees are required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines. 

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. 

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Ariana Moses, Education Director, at Ariana.Moses@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be filled as soon as the successful candidates are identified.

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DIRECTOR OF BANDS Sought by Northern Kentucky University

NKU_SOTA logo ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY:
TENURE-TRACK DIRECTOR OF BANDS

POSITION:
Assistant Professor, Director of Bands, full-time, tenure-track, appointment to begin August 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary responsibilities will be to provide leadership for the NKU band program, which includes conducting the Symphonic Winds and Concert Band, while recruiting and maintaining appropriate instrumentation for a balanced band program. Primary teaching duties will include instrumental conducting and other secondary teaching areas based on the candidate’s strengths that could include methods courses (brass, woodwinds, and/or marching band techniques), applied music, instrumentation and scoring, music theory, etc. Responsibilities also include the development of a scholarly/creative agenda in research, performance, and/or professional creative activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctoral degree in music required (Ph.D., DMA, etc.). ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be conferred by August 2023. Teaching experience at the college level is required. For additional preferred qualifications, please see the complete electronic posting.

RANK AND SALARY:
Assistant Professor (full-time, tenure-track); salary is competitive and commensurate with Assistant Professor.

APPLICATIONS:
All applications must be submitted electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s job portal via https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/12402. For primary consideration for this position, a complete application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Amy Gillingham Culligan at gillinghaa1@nku.edu. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check. Applicants who enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

ABOUT NKU:
Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University is a 14,000- student nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Greater Cincinnati has one of the most vibrant and multifaceted cultural scenes in the Midwest, with The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, a large community of working artists, musicians and designers and a variety of theaters. It offers an outstanding quality of life and an affordable cost of living. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The Music Program within the School of the Arts offers a BME in Music Education (Choral/Vocal and Instrumental), BM in Performance (Instrumental, Jazz Studies, Piano Pedagogy, and Voice) a BM in Composition (Traditional and Commercial Music/Audio Production, BA in Music (Liberal Studies), Music Minor, and Audio Production Minor. The Music Program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the Music website at music.nku.edu for additional information.

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