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Canal Dock Boathouse (New Haven)

Job Title: Executive Director

Email resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the reason for your interest and summarizes how your experience and qualifications would benefit Canal Dock to: john@canaldock.org

Submission Deadline: October 15th, 2019

Responsibilities: Grow the programs and services that Canal Dock offers to advance its mission and values. Work closely with Board of Directors to create a robust fundraising plan and participate actively in fundraising activities; local and regional relationships must be developed with business, school and community leaders to achieve fundraising and participation goals. Work with the Board and staff to prepare comprehensive budget and planning documents associated with short- and medium-term implementation of long-range vision. Lead strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and special projects. Manage all staff (facility, program and venue); monitor the day-to-day delivery of programs and services, as well as overseeing the management of equipment and facilities; coach and mentor staff members in a positive manner to enable leadership from within. Foster community building, collaboration and communication within the boathouse and with the broader Canal Dock community. Establish and maintain good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with the City of New Haven and other local governments, schools, community groups, funders, and other organizations to help achieve Canal Dock goals. Oversee, manage or implement all daily operational activities of the Canal Dock Boathouse including, but not limited to: accounts payable, record keeping, IT, vendor management, contracts (both tenant and vendor), payroll, working with Canal Dock legal teams, building maintenance, security and access to the boathouse as well as grant applications and activity.

Requirements: A passionate and visionary leader with a dedication to community and personal growth through sport. Demonstrated fundraising ability. Experience serving, working with or for, a nonprofit organization and a diverse community. A record of leadership; a thoughtful and effective communicator; demonstrated success in creating and driving growth of an organization. Strong collaborative and team-building skills, with demonstrated ability to lead a complex organization. Demonstrated entrepreneurial, financial, operational and program design capabilities. Commitment to reaching a broad audience and building participation from under-represented or disadvantaged communities. Extensive experience in at least one of the following water sports: paddling, rowing or sailing.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Wigs Apprentice for the remainder of the 2019 season

Email cover letter, theatrical experience and wig making resume, availability, and list of three references to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: The styling and maintenance of all wigs and facial hair, repairing and ventilating pieces as needed, creating and updating production paperwork, act as a swing to cover the Wig Supervisor in the event of a planned or emergency absence, assisting the Costume Rental Collection staff with daily operations including; the transfer of costumes, labeling, restocking, and repairs of inventory, and assisting in the creation/data entry of inventories. All applicants must be available September 9, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  Hourly plus overtime, company housing option available, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Technical Director

Email cover letter and resume to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Requirements: The successful candidate will have: excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects and deadlines effectively; Up-to-date knowledge of welding, rigging, carpentry, motion control and stage craft techniques; Excellent drafting skills with a strong working knowledge of AutoCad; administrative and organizational skills; and be familiar with the intricacies of building scenery for a raked stage. Minimum requirements include: bachelor’s degree in theatre or business (BFA or MFA in Technical Production preferred) and/or 5-7 years of related experience/training. For a complete job description, visit https://bit.ly/2NZPsOO.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: P/T Box Office Representative

Email cover letter and resume to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Sell tickets and provide information about our organization’s events, in person at the box office and by phone.

Requirements: Must be comfortable working with a computerized ticketing system, have a professional demeanor, and provide superior customer service.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Hair and Wig Stylist/Run Crew for the remainder of the 2019 season

Email cover letter, theatrical resume, availability, and list of three references to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Hair/wig changes during performances, assisting the wardrobe department with quick changes, and performing maintenance and repairs on all wigs & facial hair. 

Requirements: Candidates must have a knowledge of period hair styling on human hair and synthetic wigs. All applicants must be comfortable working directly with performers own hair.  Professional theatrical experience in running quick changes and backstage tracking involving wigs, facial hair, and costumes a must. Basic skills in ventilating and wig construction are required.  All applicants must be available September 9th, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Hourly plus overtime, company housing option available, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Audio Apprentices for the remainder of the 2019 season

Email cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Assisting Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video.

Requirements: Preferred candidates should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging. Hourly plus overtime, housing available for a small weekly fee, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Audio Engineer 1

Email cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an experienced Audio Engineer for our winter production of A Connecticut Christmas Carol at the Norma Terris Theatre.

Requirements: Preferred candidates will have experience mixing live theatre with 16-24 channels of wireless mics, be comfortable with Yamaha digital consoles, and have experience with rigging and maintenance of lavalier mics. All applicants must be available November 12, 2019 to January 5, 2020. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Audio Engineer 2

Email cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to: jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an experienced Audio Engineer for the remainder of our 2019 Goodspeed Opera House season.

Requirements: Preferred candidates will have experience mixing live theatre with 24-30 channels of wireless mics, be comfortable with Yamaha digital consoles, and have experience with rigging and maintenance of lavalier mics. All applicants must be available from September 23, 2019 to January 24, 2020. This position has the potential to continue into Goodspeed's 2020 Opera House Season. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Stage Carpentry Apprentice

More information at: http://bit.ly/2AMwGpw

Responsibilities: Duties include assisting with rigging, dressing and gripping scenic elements as well as assisting the other crews with their duties. Position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals seeking to develop a basic knowledge of stage carpentry.

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

Job Title: Arts Pedagogy Archive Fellow

Email resume/CV, cover letter, and two references which should include people who can speak to your professionalism, and ability to handle a self-directed work flow to: ccorcoran@hartford.edu 

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Responsibilities: Design and populate a digital public archive. This person will create a working archive that tells the story of this field-based Master of Fine Arts program. The Nomad MFA is an accredited, low-residency degree program that has been called the “MFA of the Future” based on its regenerative philosophy and practice. In the tradition of the Bauhaus and Black Mountain College, the Nomad MFA brings together a community of the most influential practitioners of our time who are dedicated to redefining art pedagogy. The Nomad MFA allows faculty and students to be co-learners, working on projects in field locations in the Americas. The public archive will allow the artifacts from the program’s residencies, curriculum, and emergent pedagogy to be accessed by artists, historians, art school faculty, and prospective students from around the world.

Requirements: This fellowship can be conducted from any location with strong internet access. We anticipate a part-time 6-month contract (November 2019-April 2020.) This position is ideal for recent graduates who are interested in our program, and for artists thinking of going back to school for a library science degree. We invite creative individuals to apply who will bring innovative design solutions to this collaborative process; visual artists will be given priority. Visit http://bit.ly/nomadmfa to learn more. BA or BFA; Basic required skills include but are not limited to: Working with the Adobe Creative Suite, Database management, Website/Social Media experience. Knowledge of the digital humanities is a plus. There is a project budget starting at $3,000, which is negotiable commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Dresser

Email cover letter, resume, and references to: human.resources@longwharf.org

Responsibilities: Assisting actors with costume changes, laundering and pressing/steaming costumes for every show, light repairs and work calls as needed. 

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have at least one year of professional wardrobe experience, be attentive to detail, and work gracefully under pressure. Wig experience a plus. Evenings/weekends required.  Must be able to climb stairs, and lift 25lbs. $18/hr + overtime. Dates: October 1st – November 3rd, 2019. 

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Administration Manager

For more information and to apply go to: https://www.longwharf.org/employment-opportunities

Responsibilities: The Administration Manager will oversee human resources and operations functions for a national renowned non-profit arts institution.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Deputy Director of Philanthropic Engagement

Email cover letter and resume to: human.resources@longwharf.org with “Deputy Director of Philanthropic Engagement” in the subject line

Responsibilities: This individual will work closely with the Director of Philanthropic Engagement to create and execute a comprehensive fundraising campaign for the Theatre’s annual contributed income goals, including the creation of strategies, themes and programming that aim to build and engage our donor base. 

More information can be found at: https://www.longwharf.org/employment-opportunities

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title:  Community Partnership Manager

For more information and to apply go to: https://www.longwharf.org/employment-opportunities

Responsibilities: The Community Partnership Manager will be the key strategist and manager for the practice of community partnership at Long Wharf Theatre. They will maintain deep relationships with community partners and work with these partners to identify ways Long Wharf can be of service to the community of New Haven. A goal of this work is to build a lifelong conversation with the city of New Haven through community-centered performance and civic engagement.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: P/T Operations Assistant

Email cover letter and resume to: human.resources@longwharf.org  with “Operations Assistant” in the subject line

Responsibilities: Maintain cleanliness of the public and office areas of LWT including but not limited to vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning restrooms, etc. Maintain building exterior and grounds including snow removal and salting. Perform set-up/clean-up for meetings and special events.

For more information visit: https://www.longwharf.org/employment-opportunities 

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Director of Marketing and Communications

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New Haven Pride Center

Job Title: LGBTQ+ Latinx Program Officer

For more information and to apply go to: http://www.newhavenpridecenter.org/about-us/opportunities

Responsibilities: The New Haven Pride Center seeks an individual to develop and shape a Latinx LGBTQ+ program at the New Haven Pride Center, the first of its kind in Connecticut. This position will be responsible to fostering new relationships within New Haven and Connecticut’s Latinx community, expand upon existing partners, and develop new activities and events geared to serve and engage the Latinx LGBTQ+ community.

Real Art Ways

Job Title: P/T Executive Administration Assistant

For more information and how to apply go to: https://www.realartways.org/about/opportunities/

Responsibilities: Assist with organizational administration. Assist in all aspects of donor relations and development efforts, including mailings, correspondence, record keeping, meetings and events. Assist in managing grant schedule and maintaining grant records. Lead short-term projects and initiatives. Any additional responsibilities that will help to advance and strengthen our mission

Real Art Ways

Job Title: P/T Communications and Marketing Coordinator

For more information and how to apply go to: https://www.realartways.org/about/opportunities/

Responsibilities: Social Media: generate content, post, and monitor on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Create and distribute weekly eNews. Public Relations: Write and distribute press releases; communicate with media. Create printed and promotional materials for internal and external display. Monitor and manage Real Art Ways’ brand. Organize and file images and information. Coordinate with vendors including webmaster, graphic designers, photographers, printers, etc. Work with colleagues to build audiences for all of Real Art Ways’ programming

The U.S. Census Bureau

Job Title: A variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff

For more information and to apply go to: https://2020census.gov/jobs

Requirements: You must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.

Yale Schwarzman Center

Job Title: Director of Marketing and Communications

Submit an application through: Careers at Yale

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for the Yale Schwarzman Center, a new center for student life and the arts. Working with colleagues, this position will identify specific audiences, determine and execute strategy for reaching them, and implement ways to grow and diversity such audiences. Serve as primary writer and editor of content for a range of audiences. Serve as thought-partner to leadership team.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 8 years professional experience in marketing and/or communications, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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